Domestic 1997 Weekend 12

March 21-23, 1997

Key:New This Week

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
26-Fargo$24,927-27-$923$24,260,55755Gramercy Pictures (I)
2323Secrets & Lies$568,984+35.9%240+28$2,370$11,768,87526October Films
20-Crash$738,339-339-$2,177$2,038,26025Fine Line Features
1012The English Patient$2,015,118+6%1,002+54$2,011$63,154,81819Miramax
1417Shine$1,060,338-23.8%911-1$1,163$32,410,62218Fine Line Features
77Sling Blade$3,017,085-0.3%1,020+69$2,957$12,524,59117Miramax
22-101 Dalmatians$569,177-653-$871$134,246,07317Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
1113Jerry Maguire$1,820,775-3%909-68$2,003$143,039,10815Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
2115Marvin's Room$722,800-52%638-325$1,132$12,115,14314Miramax
1220Michael$1,270,775+63.6%1,012+101$1,255$91,006,10013New Line Cinema
2525Evita$146,652-43.6%201-125$729$48,830,37313Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
179Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1997 Special Edition
$896,449-60.6%741-689$1,209$135,535,4148Twentieth Century Fox
1511Dante's Peak$956,040-52.7%1,028-590$930$61,335,4507Universal Pictures
138Absolute Power$1,219,220-49.4%1,016-589$1,200$47,474,8996Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
1814Vegas Vacation$773,936-50.8%1,102-432$702$34,107,8896Warner Bros.
1916Fools Rush In$752,266-49%748-515$1,005$28,010,2736Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
95Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1997 Special Edition
$2,427,835-52.6%1,723-599$1,409$63,356,2395Twentieth Century Fox
64Donnie Brasco$3,316,087-38.8%1,593-$2,081$36,259,5754Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
1610Booty Call$926,960-56.8%809-345$1,145$18,589,7654Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
42Jungle 2 Jungle$6,016,059-45%2,340+17$2,570$35,591,3743Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
53Private Parts$4,403,410-49.4%2,217+79$1,986$34,448,6333Paramount Pictures
31Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
1997 Special Edition
$7,517,738-53.9%2,111-$3,561$27,501,2672Twentieth Century Fox
86Love Jones$2,551,763-34.7%821+1$3,108$7,511,0752New Line Cinema
1-Liar Liar$31,423,025-2,845-$11,045$31,423,0251Universal Pictures
2-Selena$11,615,722-1,850-$6,278$11,615,7221Warner Bros.
24-The Godfather
1997 Re-release
$229,932-40-$5,748$229,9321Paramount Pictures
27-Mandela$8,413-8-$1,051$8,4131Palm Pictures
28-Gray's Anatomy$4,690-1-$4,690$6,1601Northern Arts Entertainment