Domestic 1997 Weekend 20

May 16-18, 1997

Key:New This Week

RankLWRelease Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeksDistributor
11The Fifth Element$11,410,863-33%2,500-$4,564$34,213,3302Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
22Fathers' Day$6,108,652-30.4%2,507+25$2,436$17,207,6862Warner Bros.
33Breakdown$5,947,444-21.9%2,344+49$2,537$31,239,7673Paramount Pictures
44Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery$5,844,089-17.3%2,187-$2,672$27,507,4353New Line Cinema
55Volcano$3,596,177-20%2,636-14$1,364$38,931,9484Twentieth Century Fox
66Liar Liar$3,202,550-11.5%2,100-212$1,525$160,615,4309Universal Pictures
7-Night Falls on Manhattan$2,933,255-758-$3,869$2,933,2551Paramount Pictures
8-Sprung$2,487,702-780-$3,189$3,002,0401Trimark Pictures
97Romy and Michele's High School Reunion$2,240,691-22.7%1,607+1$1,394$22,295,9234Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
108Anaconda$2,220,707-16.7%2,032-270$1,092$56,005,7536Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
11-Scream$1,459,743-1,114-$1,310$97,302,61222Dimension Films
129The Saint$1,417,422-9.3%1,625-105$872$56,692,0437Paramount Pictures
1311Grosse Pointe Blank$1,042,053-6.7%1,021+27$1,020$24,327,9176Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14-The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo$157,049-101-$1,554$157,0491TriStar Pictures
1513Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
1997 Special Edition
$118,670-51%311-199$381-10Twentieth Century Fox
16-The Van$23,366-3-$7,788$23,3661Fox Searchlight Pictures
17-Brothers in Trouble$1,596-1-$1,596$2,2951First Run