Domestic 1997 Weekend 19

May 9-11, 1997

Key:New This Week

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
1-The Fifth Element$17,031,345-2,500-$6,812$17,031,3451Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
2-Fathers' Day$8,776,159-2,482-$3,535$8,776,1591Warner Bros.
31Breakdown$7,618,238-38.1%2,295+187$3,319$23,181,7082Paramount Pictures
42Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery$7,064,984-26%2,187-$3,230$19,496,8962New Line Cinema
53Volcano$4,494,695-50.6%2,650-127$1,696$34,099,9393Twentieth Century Fox
64Liar Liar$3,618,295-38.2%2,312-363$1,565$156,452,3708Universal Pictures
75Romy and Michele's High School Reunion$2,897,452-45.6%1,606-$1,804$19,112,6333Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
86Anaconda$2,665,442-43.5%2,302-154$1,157$53,080,1855Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
98The Saint$1,562,444-49%1,730-388$903$54,816,6176Paramount Pictures
109Murder at 1600$1,296,494-54.4%1,504-466$862$21,671,5104Warner Bros.
1110Grosse Pointe Blank$1,116,407-45.6%994-183$1,123$22,860,2315Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
127Warriors of Virtue$1,109,270-66.2%2,101-$527$4,956,0552Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
1315Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
1997 Special Edition
$242,376+12.4%510+299$475-9Twentieth Century Fox
1416Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1997 Special Edition
$76,610-60.5%189-194$405-12Twentieth Century Fox
15-Nowhere$27,354-2-$13,677$27,3541Fine Line Features
16-Twin Town$6,827-1-$6,827$6,8271Gramercy Pictures (I)