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 37,504,249
3 My Best Friend's Wedding 6/20/1997 Comedy PG-13 $126,768,249 27,618,355
4 Jerry Maguire 12/13/1996 Romantic Comedy R $93,269,730 20,320,203
5 I Know What You Did Last Summer 10/17/1997 Horror R $70,396,279 15,336,880
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 13,843,142
8 Starship Troopers 11/7/1997 Action R $54,251,668 11,819,536
9 Absolute Power 2/14/1997 Thriller/Suspense R $50,007,168 10,894,808
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 8,872,039
13 Seven Years in Tibet 10/8/1997 Drama PG-13 $37,555,985 8,182,132
14 Beverly Hills Ninja 1/17/1997 Comedy PG-13 $31,235,710 6,805,166
15 Fools Rush In 2/14/1997 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $29,291,566 6,381,605
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 $19,668,017 4,284,971
18 Excess Baggage 8/29/1997 Comedy PG-13 $14,327,206 3,121,396
19 Ghosts of Mississippi 12/20/1996 Drama PG-13 $12,511,843 2,725,892
20 Gattaca 10/24/1997 Drama PG-13 $12,275,272 2,674,351
21 Das Boot 4/4/1997 Drama R $11,397,741 2,483,168
22 Double Team 4/4/1997 Action R $11,313,010 2,464,708
23 Buddy 6/6/1997 Comedy PG $10,005,081 2,179,756
24 U-Turn 10/3/1997 Drama R $6,633,400 1,445,185
25 Hamlet 12/25/1996 Drama PG-13 $4,266,214 929,458
26 Masterminds 8/22/1997 Action PG-13 $1,890,472 411,868
27 The Mirror Has Two Faces 11/15/1996 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $892,904 194,532
28 The Assignment 9/26/1997 Thriller/Suspense R $540,063 117,661
29 Some Mother's Son 12/25/1996 Drama R $493,723 107,565
30 High School High 10/25/1996 Comedy PG-13 $300,810 65,536
31 Fly Away Home 9/13/1996 Drama PG $276,573 60,256
32 The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca 9/12/1997 Thriller/Suspense R $226,427 49,331
33 Bliss 6/6/1997 Drama R $207,751 45,262
34 Cafe Society 7/20/1997 Drama R $6,325 1,378
Total Gross of All Movies$1,296,973,695
Total Tickets Sold282,565,078

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.