|← 1996||Summary for all Years||1998 →|
Note: This chart ranks genres by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 1997. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 1997. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 1996 will most likely earn money in 1996 and 1997.
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 on ticket sale estimates.
Top Grossing Genres of 1997