Domestic Box Office For Spring 1997

Spring 1997 runs Mar 7-May 1

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Liar Liar$145,629,1502,909$181,410,615Mar 21Universal Pictures
2Jungle 2 Jungle$59,927,6182,340$59,927,618Mar 7Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
3The Saint$49,435,4822,500$61,363,304Apr 4Paramount Pictures
4Anaconda$44,736,0112,456$65,885,767Apr 11Sony Pictures Releasing
5Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
1997 Special Edition
$43,354,2572,111$45,470,437Mar 14Twentieth Century Fox
6The Devil's Own$42,868,3482,504$42,868,348Mar 28Sony Pictures Releasing
7Private Parts$41,230,7992,217$41,230,799Mar 7Paramount Pictures
8Selena$35,281,7941,873$35,281,794Mar 21Warner Bros.
9Donnie Brasco$26,386,8311,593$41,909,762Feb 28Sony Pictures Releasing
10The English Patient$23,135,5701,409$78,676,425Nov 15Miramax
11Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1997 Special Edition
$22,671,8292,322$67,597,694Feb 21Twentieth Century Fox
12Sling Blade$20,881,2641,020$24,444,121Nov 29Miramax
13Grosse Pointe Blank$19,069,9301,242$28,084,357Apr 11Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14Volcano$18,344,0362,777$49,323,468Apr 25Twentieth Century Fox
15Murder at 1600$16,784,7822,158$25,804,707Apr 18Warner Bros.
16That Old Feeling$16,574,1761,599$16,574,176Apr 4Universal Pictures
17The Sixth Man$14,772,7881,231$14,772,788Mar 28Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
18Jerry Maguire$14,013,5172,531$153,952,592Dec 13Sony Pictures Releasing
19Dante's Peak$13,549,8152,761$67,127,760Feb 7Universal Pictures
20Love Jones$12,479,335821$12,479,335Mar 14New Line Cinema
21Double Team$11,438,3372,203$11,438,337Apr 4Sony Pictures Releasing
22Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1997 Special Edition
$10,901,6762,375$138,257,865Jan 31Twentieth Century Fox
23Booty Call$10,294,9331,272$20,050,376Feb 28Sony Pictures Releasing
24Absolute Power$10,042,1242,568$50,068,310Feb 14Sony Pictures Releasing
25Scream$9,788,0151,994$103,046,663Dec 20Dimension Films
26Romy and Michele's High School Reunion$9,531,5571,607$29,235,353Apr 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
27Shine$9,066,9991,050$35,892,330Nov 22Fine Line Features
28Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie$8,363,8992,113$8,363,899Mar 28Twentieth Century Fox
29Vegas Vacation$8,179,4452,070$36,400,360Feb 14Warner Bros.
30Michael$7,643,0232,325$95,318,203Dec 25New Line Cinema
31B*A*P*S$7,246,7351,204$7,246,735Mar 28New Line Cinema
32Fools Rush In$7,195,5681,701$29,481,428Feb 14Sony Pictures Releasing
33Marvin's Room$6,490,4301,158$12,803,305Dec 20Miramax
34Inventing the Abbotts$5,936,344898$5,936,344Apr 4Twentieth Century Fox
35Rosewood$5,075,983991$13,130,349Feb 21Warner Bros.
36McHale's Navy$4,529,8431,861$4,529,843Apr 18Universal Pictures
37Chasing Amy$4,282,660553$12,021,272Apr 4Miramax
38Kolya$3,982,870128$5,770,254Jan 17Miramax
398 Heads in a Duffel Bag$3,602,8841,553$3,602,884Apr 18Orion Pictures
40That Darn Cat$3,576,4081,891$18,301,610Feb 14Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
41Cats Don't Dance$3,566,6371,252$3,566,637Mar 28Warner Bros.
42Secrets & Lies$3,545,461296$13,417,292Sep 28October Films
43101 Dalmatians$3,502,6102,901$136,189,294Nov 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
44When We Were Kings$2,764,30392$2,789,985Oct 25Gramercy Pictures (I)
45Smilla's Sense of Snow$2,265,903135$2,372,903Feb 28Fox Searchlight Pictures
46Evita$2,230,0381,045$50,047,179Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
47Lost Highway$2,197,593337$3,675,201Feb 21October Films
48Crash$1,926,473339$2,664,812Oct 4Fine Line Features
49Rhyme & Reason$1,608,277280$1,608,277Mar 7Miramax
50City of Industry$1,568,258441$1,568,258Mar 14Orion Pictures
51The Godfather
1997 Re-release
$1,267,49040$1,267,490Mar 21Paramount Pictures
52Hamlet$1,096,05593$4,708,156Dec 27Sony Pictures Releasing
53Prisoner of the Mountains$764,22736$790,078Jan 31Orion Classics
54Das Boot
1997 Director's Cut
$572,42629$572,426Apr 4Sony Pictures Releasing
55Traveller$534,0106$534,010Apr 18October Films
56Fargo$491,246716$24,611,975Mar 8Gramercy Pictures (I)
57Love and Other Catastrophes$294,21232$294,212Mar 28Fox Searchlight Pictures
58Shiloh$151,76070$1,007,822Apr 25-
59Anna Karenina$106,23634$858,553Apr 4Warner Bros.
60Boys Life 2$86,6036$532,654Mar 7Strand Releasing
61The Eighth Day$74,0805$416,401Mar 7Gramercy Pictures (I)
62Paradise Road$62,518350$2,007,100Apr 11Fox Searchlight Pictures
63Keys to Tulsa$57,25224$57,252Apr 11Gramercy Pictures (I)
64The Substance of Fire$56,21111$31,638Mar 14Miramax
65The Daytrippers$50,49052$2,099,677Mar 5Sony Pictures Releasing
66A Chef in Love$48,79134$686,704Apr 23Sony Pictures Classics
67Mandela$42,0568$42,056Mar 21Palm Pictures
68Good Luck$39,962106$39,962Mar 7-
69Drunks$38,2682$38,268Mar 14Northern Arts Entertainment
70A Brother's Kiss$33,1449$52,632Apr 25First Look International
71Flamenco$32,2896$480,941Apr 25New Yorker Films
72Gray's Anatomy$29,0901$29,090Mar 19Northern Arts Entertainment
73Follow Me Home$26,0813$52,155Feb 28-
74Hollow Reed$20,3567$265,732Apr 18Lionsgate
75Schizopolis$10,5802$10,580Apr 9Northern Arts Entertainment
76Nothing Personal$9,6241$40,374Apr 25Trimark Pictures
77Childhood's End$3,8041$3,804Apr 4Plainview Pictures
78Irma Vep$3,7666$282,310Apr 30Zeitgeist Films
79Children of the Revolution$3,66559$838,368May 1Miramax