Domestic 1997 Weekend 8

February 21-23, 1997

Key:New This Week

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
1-Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1997 Special Edition
$21,975,993-2,111-$10,410$21,975,9931Twentieth Century Fox
21Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1997 Special Edition
$11,031,743-37.1%2,200+96$5,014$115,952,7474Twentieth Century Fox
32Absolute Power$9,014,333-38.6%2,568-$3,510$28,700,1302Sony Pictures Releasing
4-Dante's Peak$7,137,185-2,761-$2,585$45,453,5353Universal Pictures
5-Vegas Vacation$6,549,243-2,070-$3,163$21,279,9922Warner Bros.
63Fools Rush In$5,511,620-35.8%1,701+27$3,240$16,557,8022Sony Pictures Releasing
7-That Darn Cat$3,625,278-1,891-$1,917$11,178,7892Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
8-Rosewood$3,154,075-991-$3,182$3,154,0751Warner Bros.
94Jerry Maguire$3,080,444-32.9%1,506-224$2,045$131,653,94511Sony Pictures Releasing
10-The English Patient$2,823,228-1,186-$2,380$51,532,32415Miramax
11-Shine$2,282,998-893-$2,556$23,063,57814Fine Line Features
12-Scream$1,827,708-1,212-$1,508$81,534,23610Dimension Films
135Evita$1,228,586-42.8%870-86$1,412$46,266,7629Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14-The Beautician and the Beast$1,104,097-1,724-$640$9,956,5213Paramount Pictures
15-Michael$1,065,095-974-$1,093$86,062,0209New Line Cinema
16-Dangerous Ground$1,057,313-807-$1,310$4,451,5332New Line Cinema
17-Sling Blade$752,148-122-$6,165$2,020,42113Miramax
18-Ransom$634,446-558-$1,137$134,324,60916Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
19-Mother$628,248-551-$1,140$17,714,5749Paramount Pictures
20-Secrets & Lies$610,507-272-$2,244$8,930,00022October Films
21-Space Jam$455,553-680-$669$89,408,81715Warner Bros.
22-SubUrbia$455,373----$656,7473Sony Pictures Classics
23-Metro$454,096-441-$1,029$30,805,4296Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
24-Blood and Wine$420,993-166-$2,536$420,9931Fox Searchlight Pictures
25-Everyone Says I Love You$383,886-182-$2,109$8,296,66512Miramax
26-Beverly Hills Ninja$304,026-480-$633$28,855,3886Sony Pictures Releasing
27-Hamlet$290,488-88-$3,301$3,157,3479Sony Pictures Releasing
28-Lost Highway$212,710-12-$17,725$212,7101October Films
29-Touch$147,486----$387,0692Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
30-The Whole Wide World$109,636----$375,75710Sony Pictures Classics
31-Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern$45,183----$140,0008Artistic License