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Box Office Performance for Documentary Movies in 1997

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
1997 GrossTickets Sold
1 When We Were Kings 10/25/1996 Gramercy PG $2,666,118 580,853
2 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun 7/11/1997 Sony Pictures Classics G $2,570,742 560,074
3 Snowriders 2 10/15/1997 Warren Miller Entertainment Not Rated $2,287,639 498,396
4 Rhyme & Reason 3/5/1997 Miramax R $1,591,687 346,772
5 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control 10/3/1997 Sony Pictures Classics PG $760,472 165,680
6 Microcosmos 10/11/1996 Miramax G $247,975 54,025
7 Soul in the Hole 8/8/1997 Northern Arts Entertainment Not Rated $10,758 2,343
Total Gross of All Movies$10,135,391
Total Tickets Sold2,208,143

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.