Domestic 1997 Weekend 18

May 2-4, 1997

Key:New This Week

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
1-Breakdown$12,307,128-2,108-$5,838$12,307,1281Paramount Pictures
2-Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery$9,548,111-2,187-$4,365$9,548,1111New Line Cinema
31Volcano$9,099,743-37.6%2,777+3$3,276$27,443,7792Twentieth Century Fox
44Liar Liar$5,858,255-18.5%2,675-188$2,190$151,487,4057Universal Pictures
52Romy and Michele's High School Reunion$5,326,806-28.3%1,606+4$3,316$14,858,3632-
63Anaconda$4,720,202-35.5%2,456-$1,921$49,456,2134Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
7-Warriors of Virtue$3,277,084-2,101-$1,559$3,277,0841Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
85The Saint$3,061,024-38.9%2,118-382$1,445$52,496,5065Paramount Pictures
96Murder at 1600$2,845,827-41%1,970-188$1,444$19,630,6093Warner Bros.
107Grosse Pointe Blank$2,051,361-33.8%1,177-65$1,742$21,121,2914-
118Scream$1,115,480-20.7%986-230$1,131$94,572,35820Dimension Films
1210Chasing Amy$879,265-20.9%530-23$1,658$5,195,8435Miramax
1313Jerry Maguire$562,809+35%650+71$865$150,429,18521Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
14-Commandments$312,437-269-$1,161$312,4371Gramercy Pictures (I)
1514Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
1997 Special Edition
$215,671-45.8%211-152$1,022-8Twentieth Century Fox
1615Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1997 Special Edition
$194,107-48.9%383-368$506-11Twentieth Century Fox
1716Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1997 Special Edition
$50,163-75.2%114-176$440$138,195,52314Twentieth Century Fox
18-Children of the Revolution$31,562-6-$5,260$35,2271Miramax
1918Evita$21,602-63.2%49-49$440$50,038,46119-
20-Truth or Consequences, N.M.$19,528-7-$2,789$19,5281Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
21-Irma Vep$11,852-1-$11,852$15,6181Zeitgeist Films