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Box Office Performance for Fantasy Movies in 1997

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
1997 GrossTickets Sold
1 Mortal Kombat: Annihilation 11/21/1997 Action PG-13 $35,059,903 7,638,323
2 Wes Craven's Wishmaster 9/19/1997 Horror R $15,719,109 3,424,642
3 The Preacher's Wife 12/13/1996 Drama PG $9,437,882 2,056,183
4 A Simple Wish 7/11/1997 Comedy PG $8,165,213 1,778,913
5 Kull The Conqueror 8/29/1997 Action PG-13 $6,086,891 1,326,120
6 Cats Don't Dance 3/26/1997 Musical G $3,588,602 781,830
7 Thinner 10/25/1996 Horror R $364,078 79,319
8 The Grimm Brothers' Snow White 8/24/1997 Horror PG-13 $5,000 1,089
Total Gross of All Movies$78,426,678
Total Tickets Sold17,086,419

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.

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

Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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