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Box Office Performance for Sony Pictures in 1997

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
1997 GrossTickets Sold
1 Men in Black 7/1/1997 Adventure PG-13 $250,650,052 54,607,854
2 Air Force One 7/25/1997 Action R $172,480,186 37,577,382
3 My Best Friend's Wedding 6/20/1997 Comedy PG $126,776,290 27,620,106
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 $70,426,975 15,343,567
6 Anaconda 4/11/1997 Horror PG-13 $65,598,907 14,291,700
7 The Fifth Element 5/9/1997 Action PG-13 $63,570,862 13,849,861
8 Starship Troopers 11/7/1997 Action R $54,320,555 11,834,543
9 Absolute Power 2/14/1997 Thriller/Suspense R $50,068,310 10,908,128
10 The Devil's Own 3/26/1997 Thriller/Suspense R $42,885,593 9,343,266
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 $41,563,194 9,055,162
13 Seven Years in Tibet 10/8/1997 Drama PG-13 $37,600,360 8,191,799
14 Beverly Hills Ninja 1/17/1997 Comedy PG-13 $31,245,344 6,807,264
15 Fools Rush In 2/14/1997 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $29,299,524 6,383,338
16 Booty Call 2/26/1997 Comedy R $20,066,917 4,371,877
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 $14,351,432 3,126,673
19 Gattaca 10/24/1997 Drama PG-13 $12,468,416 2,716,430
20 Das Boot 4/4/1997 Drama R $11,397,741 2,483,167
21 Double Team 4/4/1997 Action R $11,328,565 2,468,096
22 Buddy 6/6/1997 Comedy PG $10,067,104 2,193,268
23 Ghosts of Mississippi 12/20/1996 Drama PG-13 $7,269,988 1,583,875
24 U-Turn 10/3/1997 Drama R $6,645,225 1,447,761
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$1,269,129,495
Total Tickets Sold276,498,782

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.