Domestic Box Office For 1997

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Men in Black$250,690,5393,180$250,690,539Jul 2Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
2The Lost World: Jurassic Park$229,086,6793,565$229,086,679May 23Universal Pictures
3Liar Liar$181,410,6152,909$181,410,615Mar 21Universal Pictures
4Air Force One$171,482,5452,981$172,956,409Jul 25Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
5Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1997 Special Edition
$137,690,7672,375$138,257,865Jan 31Twentieth Century Fox
6My Best Friend's Wedding$127,120,0292,376$127,120,029Jun 20Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
7Titanic$112,594,1733,265$600,788,188Dec 19Paramount Pictures
8Face/Off$112,276,1462,851$112,276,146Jun 27Paramount Pictures
9Batman & Robin$107,325,1952,942$107,325,195Jun 20Warner Bros.
10George of the Jungle$105,263,2572,616$105,263,257Jul 18Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
11Con Air$101,117,5732,941$101,117,573Jun 6Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
12Hercules$99,112,1012,930$99,112,101Jun 15Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
13Contact$99,040,2392,314$100,920,329Jul 11Warner Bros.
14Jerry Maguire$88,276,7752,531$153,952,592Dec 13Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
15Flubber$77,127,2452,679$92,977,226Nov 26Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
16Conspiracy Theory$75,982,8342,806$75,982,834Aug 8Warner Bros.
17Scream 2$75,894,5842,688$101,363,301Dec 12Dimension Films
18Scream$74,888,4881,994$103,046,663Dec 20Dimension Films
19Tomorrow Never Dies$73,340,9382,807$125,304,276Dec 19Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
20I Know What You Did Last Summer$72,586,1342,524$72,586,134Oct 17Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
21Dante's Peak$67,127,7602,761$67,127,760Feb 7Universal Pictures
22Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1997 Special Edition
$66,633,8832,322$67,597,694Feb 21Twentieth Century Fox
23Anaconda$65,885,7672,456$65,885,767Apr 11Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
24In & Out$63,856,9292,452$63,856,929Sep 19Paramount Pictures
25The Fifth Element$63,820,1802,500$63,820,180May 9Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
26Michael$63,413,8932,325$95,318,203Dec 25New Line Cinema
27The Saint$61,363,3042,500$61,363,304Apr 4Paramount Pictures
28Kiss the Girls$60,527,8732,406$60,527,873Oct 3Paramount Pictures
29Jungle 2 Jungle$59,927,6182,340$59,927,618Mar 7Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
30The Devil's Advocate$58,994,8122,404$60,944,660Oct 17Warner Bros.
31The Jackal$54,930,2802,309$54,930,280Nov 14Universal Pictures
32The English Patient$54,880,6101,409$78,676,425Nov 15Miramax
33Spawn$54,870,1752,604$54,870,175Aug 1New Line Cinema
34Starship Troopers$54,814,3772,971$54,814,377Nov 7Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
35Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery$53,883,9892,187$53,883,989May 2New Line Cinema
36Anastasia$50,242,6792,511$58,406,347Nov 14Twentieth Century Fox
37Breakdown$50,159,1442,348$50,159,144May 2Paramount Pictures
38Absolute Power$50,068,3102,568$50,068,310Feb 14Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
39Evita$49,587,0921,045$50,047,179Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
40Volcano$49,323,4682,777$49,323,468Apr 25Twentieth Century Fox
41Speed 2: Cruise Control$48,608,0662,625$48,608,066Jun 13Twentieth Century Fox
42The Game$48,323,6482,521$48,323,648Sep 12PolyGram
43G.I. Jane$48,169,1562,043$48,169,156Aug 22Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
44Alien: Resurrection$47,795,6582,449$47,795,658Nov 26Twentieth Century Fox
45The Rainmaker$45,916,7692,369$45,916,769Nov 21Paramount Pictures
46Bean$45,319,4232,015$45,319,423Oct 17Gramercy Pictures (I)
47Cop Land$44,862,1872,233$44,862,187Aug 15Miramax
48Nothing to Lose$44,480,0391,888$44,480,039Jul 18Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
49Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
1997 Special Edition
$44,125,4862,111$45,470,437Mar 14Twentieth Century Fox
50Soul Food$43,700,8551,350$43,700,855Sep 26Twentieth Century Fox
51The Devil's Own$42,868,3482,504$42,868,348Mar 28Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
52Donnie Brasco$41,909,7621,593$41,909,762Feb 28Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
53Private Parts$41,230,7992,217$41,230,799Mar 7Paramount Pictures
54The Peacemaker$41,183,4062,420$41,263,140Sep 26DreamWorks Distribution
55Money Talks$40,922,6192,033$40,922,619Aug 22New Line Cinema
56Seven Years in Tibet$37,957,6822,103$37,957,682Oct 10Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
57Vegas Vacation$36,400,3602,070$36,400,360Feb 14Warner Bros.
58Mortal Kombat: Annihilation$35,927,4062,140$35,927,406Nov 21New Line Cinema
59Selena$35,281,7941,873$35,281,794Mar 21Warner Bros.
60Addicted to Love$34,673,0952,021$34,673,095May 23Warner Bros.
61The Full Monty$34,453,706783$45,950,122Aug 15Fox Searchlight Pictures
62The Relic$33,956,6082,128$33,956,608Jan 10Paramount Pictures
63Metro$32,000,3012,005$32,000,301Jan 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
64Shine$31,709,1861,050$35,892,330Nov 22Fine Line Features
65L.A. Confidential$31,511,8261,625$64,616,940Sep 19Warner Bros.
66Beverly Hills Ninja$31,480,4182,112$31,480,418Jan 17Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
67Picture Perfect$31,407,8731,727$31,407,873Aug 1Twentieth Century Fox
68Fools Rush In$29,481,4281,701$29,481,428Feb 14Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
69Romy and Michele's High School Reunion$29,235,3531,607$29,235,353Apr 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
70Out to Sea$29,022,2521,736$29,022,252Jul 4Twentieth Century Fox
71Fathers' Day$28,598,3762,507$28,598,376May 9Warner Bros.
72Mousehunt$28,584,9682,233$61,917,389Dec 19DreamWorks Distribution
73Grosse Pointe Blank$28,084,3571,242$28,084,357Apr 11Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
74101 Dalmatians$27,948,6122,901$136,189,294Nov 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
75The Edge$27,873,3862,355$27,873,386Sep 26Twentieth Century Fox
76The Little Mermaid
1997 Re-release
$27,187,6162,057$27,187,616Nov 14Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
77Event Horizon$26,673,2422,328$26,673,242Aug 15Paramount Pictures
78Boogie Nights$26,400,6401,003$26,400,640Oct 10New Line Cinema
79Murder at 1600$25,804,7072,158$25,804,707Apr 18Warner Bros.
80Mimic$25,480,4902,255$25,480,490Aug 22Miramax
81Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil$25,105,2551,312$25,105,255Nov 21Warner Bros.
82Sling Blade$24,407,4771,020$24,444,121Nov 29Miramax
83As Good as It Gets$24,394,4691,837$148,478,011Dec 23Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
84One Fine Day$24,300,6301,975$46,151,454Dec 20Twentieth Century Fox
85Good Burger$23,712,9931,893$23,712,993Jul 25Paramount Pictures
86Hoodlum$23,499,1022,020$23,499,102Aug 29Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
87Air Bud$23,144,4991,795$23,144,499Aug 1Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
88Red Corner$22,459,2742,507$22,459,274Oct 31Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
89Amistad$20,636,3321,019$44,229,441Dec 10DreamWorks Distribution
90For Richer or Poorer$20,190,1071,954$31,642,995Dec 12Universal Pictures
91Booty Call$20,050,3761,272$20,050,376Feb 28Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
92Gone Fishin'$19,745,9221,846$19,745,922May 30Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
93Beavis and Butt-Head Do America$19,719,7442,417$63,118,386Dec 20Paramount Pictures
94The People vs. Larry Flynt$19,481,4391,233$20,300,385Dec 27Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
95Home Alone 3$19,236,0732,261$30,882,515Dec 12Twentieth Century Fox
96Mother$18,917,158735$19,145,198Dec 27Paramount Pictures
97That Darn Cat$18,301,6101,891$18,301,610Feb 14Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
98The Preacher's Wife$18,125,6652,008$48,102,795Dec 13Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
99Jackie Brown$17,571,2071,642$39,673,162Dec 25Miramax
100That Old Feeling$16,574,1761,599$16,574,176Apr 4Universal Pictures
101Fire Down Below$16,228,4482,350$16,228,448Sep 5Warner Bros.
102Wishmaster$15,738,7692,502$15,738,769Sep 19-
103RocketMan$15,448,0431,867$15,448,043Oct 10Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
104First Strike$15,318,8631,344$15,318,863Jan 10New Line Cinema
105Eve's Bayou$14,842,388672$14,842,388Nov 7Trimark Pictures
106The Sixth Man$14,772,7881,231$14,772,788Mar 28Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
107Excess Baggage$14,515,4902,211$14,515,490Aug 29Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
108In Love and War$14,477,1191,612$14,481,231Dec 18New Line Cinema
109FairyTale: A True Story$14,059,0771,286$14,059,077Oct 24Paramount Pictures
110How to Be a Player$14,009,368756$14,009,368Aug 8Gramercy Pictures (I)
111An American Werewolf in Paris$13,867,3131,731$26,570,463Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
112The Man Who Knew Too Little$13,717,0392,039$13,717,039Nov 14Warner Bros.
113The Wings of the Dove$13,678,836261$13,692,848Nov 7Miramax
114Trial and Error$13,602,8312,298$13,602,831May 30New Line Cinema
115Rosewood$13,130,349991$13,130,349Feb 21Warner Bros.
116Secrets & Lies$13,040,360296$13,417,292Sep 28October Films
117Ghosts of Mississippi$12,782,8121,268$13,323,144Dec 20Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
118Marvin's Room$12,633,5481,158$12,803,305Dec 20Miramax
119Gattaca$12,532,7771,279$12,532,777Oct 24Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
120Love Jones$12,479,335821$12,479,335Mar 14New Line Cinema
121Chasing Amy$11,987,354553$12,021,272Apr 4Miramax
122Turbulence$11,538,2352,094$11,538,235Jan 10Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
123The Beautician and the Beast$11,486,8801,801$11,486,880Feb 7Paramount Pictures
124Double Team$11,438,3372,203$11,438,337Apr 4Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
125Ransom$10,990,6312,768$136,492,681Nov 8Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
126Leave It to Beaver$10,925,0601,885$10,925,060Aug 22Universal Pictures
127Mad City$10,541,5232,194$10,541,523Nov 7Warner Bros.
128Operation Condor$10,405,3941,532$10,405,394Jul 18Miramax
129Mars Attacks!$10,160,7261,955$37,771,017Dec 13Warner Bros.
130My Fellow Americans$10,116,0541,915$22,313,201Dec 20Warner Bros.
131Buddy$10,113,4002,113$10,113,400Jun 6Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
132Mr. Magoo$10,045,1141,857$21,437,192Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
133Night Falls on Manhattan$9,889,670758$9,889,670May 16Paramount Pictures
134Everyone Says I Love You$9,627,522276$9,759,200Dec 6Miramax
135The Postman$9,473,7372,207$17,626,234Dec 25Warner Bros.
136Fierce Creatures$9,381,2601,620$9,381,260Jan 24Universal Pictures
137Ulee's Gold$9,161,691350$9,161,691Jun 13Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
138Mrs. Brown$9,020,166432$9,229,808Jul 18Miramax
139Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie$8,363,8992,113$8,363,899Mar 28Twentieth Century Fox
140A Simple Wish$8,345,0561,699$8,345,056Jul 11Universal Pictures
141The Ice Storm$8,038,061230$8,038,061Sep 27Fox Searchlight Pictures
142A Thousand Acres$7,936,7801,228$7,936,780Sep 19Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
143Space Jam$7,584,5012,650$90,418,342Nov 15Warner Bros.
144Sprung$7,575,028780$7,575,028May 16Trimark Pictures
145Wild America$7,342,9231,812$7,342,923Jul 4Warner Bros.
146She's So Lovely$7,281,450844$7,281,450Aug 27Miramax
147B*A*P*S$7,246,7351,204$7,246,735Mar 28New Line Cinema
148Zeus and Roxanne$7,233,3241,745$7,233,324Jan 24Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
149Daylight$7,153,1302,189$33,023,469Dec 6Universal Pictures
150U Turn$6,682,0981,311$6,682,098Oct 3Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
151The Evening Star$6,597,0301,268$12,767,815Dec 27Paramount Pictures
152Warriors of Virtue$6,524,6202,101$6,524,620May 2Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
153Switchback$6,492,6601,128$6,492,660Oct 31Paramount Pictures
154Jingle All the Way$6,492,5132,404$60,592,389Nov 22Twentieth Century Fox
155Most Wanted$6,391,9462,098$6,391,946Oct 10New Line Cinema
156Kull the Conqueror$6,112,6132,091$6,112,613Aug 29Universal Pictures
157Star Trek: First Contact$6,035,9042,812$92,027,888Nov 22Paramount Pictures
158Inventing the Abbotts$5,936,344898$5,936,344Apr 4Twentieth Century Fox
159Gang Related$5,906,7731,260$5,906,773Oct 10Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
160One Eight Seven$5,727,1301,121$5,727,130Jul 30Warner Bros.
161Gridlock'd$5,571,205743$5,571,205Jan 31Gramercy Pictures (I)
162Dangerous Ground$5,303,931808$5,303,931Feb 14New Line Cinema
163Romeo + Juliet$4,683,2621,963$46,351,345Nov 1Twentieth Century Fox
164Les Boys$4,602,34152$4,602,341Dec 12Lionsgate
165Hamlet$4,560,83593$4,708,156Dec 27Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
166McHale's Navy$4,529,8431,861$4,529,843Apr 18Universal Pictures
167The Crucible$4,523,171344$7,343,114Nov 29Twentieth Century Fox
168Good Will Hunting$4,402,8772,203$138,433,435Dec 5Miramax
169A Life Less Ordinary$4,366,7221,208$4,366,722Oct 24Twentieth Century Fox
170Playing God$4,166,9181,479$4,166,918Oct 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
171Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love$4,153,99781$4,109,095Feb 28Trimark Pictures
172Meet Wally Sparks$4,073,5821,552$4,073,582Jan 31Trimark Pictures
173Kolya$3,982,870128$5,770,254Jan 17Miramax
174Lost Highway$3,675,201337$3,675,201Feb 21October Films
1758 Heads in a Duffel Bag$3,602,8841,553$3,602,884Apr 18Orion Pictures
176The Pest$3,600,6161,205$3,600,616Feb 7Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
177Cats Don't Dance$3,566,6371,252$3,566,637Mar 28Warner Bros.
178The Portrait of a Lady$3,558,031570$3,692,836Dec 27Gramercy Pictures (I)
179'Til There Was You$3,525,125753$3,525,125May 30Paramount Pictures
180Free Willy 3: The Rescue$3,446,5391,258$3,446,539Aug 8Warner Bros.
181The MatchMaker$3,392,080705$3,392,080Oct 3Gramercy Pictures (I)
182A Smile Like Yours$3,330,352582$3,330,352Aug 22Paramount Pictures
183Waiting for Guffman$2,923,98259$2,923,982Jan 31Sony Pictures Classics
184When We Were Kings$2,764,30392$2,789,985Oct 25Gramercy Pictures (I)
185One Night Stand$2,642,983407$2,642,983Nov 14New Line Cinema
186In the Company of Men$2,515,902108$2,804,473Aug 1Sony Pictures Classics
187Deconstructing Harry$2,420,000445$10,686,841Dec 12Fine Line Features
188Career Girls$2,416,734148$2,416,734Aug 8October Films
189Smilla's Sense of Snow$2,373,011135$2,372,903Feb 28Fox Searchlight Pictures
190Shadow Conspiracy$2,312,463837$2,312,463Jan 31Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
191The Daytrippers$2,099,67752$2,099,677Mar 5Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
192Masterminds$1,935,5391,186$1,935,539Aug 22Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
193Crash$1,926,473339$2,664,812Oct 4Fine Line Features
194Steel$1,710,9721,260$1,710,972Aug 15Warner Bros.
195Brassed Off$1,637,595231$2,576,331May 23Miramax
196Rhyme & Reason$1,608,277280$1,608,277Mar 7Miramax
197City of Industry$1,568,258441$1,568,258Mar 14Orion Pictures
198The Godfather
1997 Re-release
$1,267,49040$1,267,490Mar 21Paramount Pictures
199Temptress Moon$1,100,78846$1,100,788Jun 13Miramax
200Blood and Wine$1,094,668166$1,094,668Feb 21Fox Searchlight Pictures