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Box Office Performance for Sony Pictures in 1997

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
1997 GrossTickets Sold
1 Men in Black 7/1/1997 Adventure PG-13 $250,107,128 54,489,570
2 Air Force One 7/25/1997 Action R $172,144,501 37,504,248
3 My Best Friend's Wedding 6/20/1997 Comedy PG-13 $126,768,249 27,618,354
4 Jerry Maguire 12/13/1996 Romantic Comedy R $70,614,467 15,384,415
5 I Know What You Did Last Summer 10/17/1997 Horror R $70,396,279 15,336,879
6 Anaconda 4/11/1997 Horror PG-13 $65,557,989 14,282,786
7 The Fifth Element 5/9/1997 Action PG-13 $63,540,020 13,843,141
8 Starship Troopers 11/7/1997 Action R $54,251,668 11,819,535
9 Absolute Power 2/14/1997 Thriller/Suspense R $50,007,168 10,894,807
10 The Devil's Own 3/26/1997 Thriller/Suspense R $42,877,165 9,341,430
11 Donnie Brasco 2/28/1997 Drama R $41,954,997 9,140,522
12 As Good as it Gets 12/24/1997 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $40,722,657 8,872,038
13 Seven Years in Tibet 10/8/1997 Drama PG-13 $37,555,985 8,182,131
14 Beverly Hills Ninja 1/17/1997 Comedy PG-13 $31,235,710 6,805,165
15 Fools Rush In 2/14/1997 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $29,291,566 6,381,604
16 Booty Call 2/26/1997 Comedy R $20,060,051 4,370,381
17 The People vs. Larry Flynt 12/25/1996 Drama R $18,447,098 4,018,975
18 Excess Baggage 8/29/1997 Comedy PG-13 $14,327,206 3,121,395
19 Gattaca 10/24/1997 Drama PG-13 $12,275,272 2,674,351
20 Das Boot 4/4/1997 Drama R $11,397,741 2,483,167
21 Double Team 4/4/1997 Action R $11,313,010 2,464,708
22 Buddy 6/6/1997 Comedy PG $10,005,081 2,179,756
23 Ghosts of Mississippi 12/20/1996 Drama PG-13 $7,269,988 1,583,875
24 U-Turn 10/3/1997 Drama R $6,633,400 1,445,185
25 Hamlet 12/25/1996 Drama PG-13 $4,069,672 886,638
26 Masterminds 8/22/1997 Action PG-13 $1,890,472 411,867
27 The Assignment 9/26/1997 Thriller/Suspense R $600,843 130,902
28 The Mirror Has Two Faces 11/15/1996 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $499,856 108,901
29 Some Mother's Son 12/25/1996 Drama R $328,468 71,561
30 The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca 9/12/1997 Thriller/Suspense R $226,427 49,330
31 Bliss 6/6/1997 Drama R $207,751 45,261
32 High School High 10/25/1996 Comedy PG-13 $111,963 24,392
33 Fly Away Home 9/13/1996 Drama PG $89,616 19,524
34 Cafe Society 7/20/1997 Drama R $6,325 1,377
Total Gross of All Movies$1,266,785,789
Total Tickets Sold275,988,171

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 1997. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 1997. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.