Top Movies of 1997

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1.
The Game (1997)
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Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone... (129 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
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2.
Home Alone 3 (1997)
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Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fend off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed. (102 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
3.
The Saint (1997)
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Simon Templar has no real family, no real home and Simon Templar isn't even his real name. Yet Simon Templar... (116 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
4.
Air Force One (1997)
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Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them. (124 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
5.
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
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Two centuries after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the aliens. (109 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
6.
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
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A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda. (129 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
7.
Scream 2 (1997)
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Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins. (120 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
8.
Cube (1997)
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Six complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps. (90 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
9.
The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997 Video)
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When a swarm of "leaf-gobblers" devours all the green food in the Great Valley, the herds move on to find another valley of greens and in the process... (74 mins.)
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
10.
Married to a Stranger (1997 TV Movie)
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A woman develops severe amnesia after a blow to the head, and can no longer remember her family. (120 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
11.
Funny Games (1997)
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Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
12.
Sleeping with the Devil (1997 TV Movie)
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Moving Drama about a women (Shannen Doherty) recovering from a domestic violence relationship, only her former partner still wants her - even if it means killing her. (96 mins.)
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13.
NightScream (1997 TV Movie)
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Drew is a young woman who drives to a small town she has never been to while in a trance. A year ago in this town Laura... (87 mins.)
Director: Noel Nosseck
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14.
The Stepsister (1997 TV Movie)
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A young psych major uses her wits to expose the deadly intentions of her father's new bride and the woman's conniving daughter. (91 mins.)
Director: Charles Correll
“ 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
15.
Echo (1997 TV Movie)
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Identical twins, seperated at birth, meet each other. (96 mins.)
Director: Charles Correll
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16.
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
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When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (116 mins.)
Director: Roberto Benigni
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17.
Good Will Hunting (1997)
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Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life. (126 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
18.
The Full Monty (1997)
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Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Cattaneo
“ 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
19.
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
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An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date. (144 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
“ 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
20.
Wishmaster (1997)
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A demonic djinn attempts to grant its owner three wishes, which will allow him to summon his brethren to earth. (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Kurtzman
“ 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
21.
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
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Four teens are in great danger one year after their car hits a stranger whose body they dump in the sea. (101 mins.)
Director: Jim Gillespie
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22.
Grizzly Mountain (1997)
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Present-day Portland suburbs kids Dylan and Nicole go on the camping trip with their family, and when they enter a mysterious cave in the mountains... (96 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Haft
“ 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
23.
Tell Me No Secrets (1997 TV Movie)
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Jess Koster is a young attorney in LA who is being stalked by the serial killer she is prosecuting. (100 mins.)
Director: Bobby Roth
“ 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
24.
When Innocence Is Lost (1997 TV Movie)
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When Erica French opts to keep the baby she conceived in high school, she never dreamed that one day... (91 mins.)
Director: Bethany Rooney
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25.
A Deadly Vision (1997 TV Movie)
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A waitress who has psychic visions of murders before they happen is asked by a police detective to help find a serial killer. (96 mins.)
Director: Bill L. Norton
“ 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
26.
The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
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Wallace Ritchie is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assassinate international leaders at a banquet. (94 mins.)
Director: Jon Amiel
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
27.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
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A 1960s hipster secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place. (94 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
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28.
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997 Video)
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Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin are best friends who wish they could be together forever. However Christopher Robin needs to go to school... (76 mins.)
Director: Karl Geurs
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29.
The Borrowers (1997)
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A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer. (89 mins.)
Director: Peter Hewitt
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30.
Air Bud (1997)
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A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends... (98 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
31.
Night Sins (1997 TV Movie)
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A female FBI investigator takes over jurisdiction in Dear Lake, a small northern town just as a young boy is abducted... (240 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
32.
Under Wraps (1997 TV Movie)
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Three kids accidentally re-animate a mummy on Halloween. (95 mins.)
Director: Greg Beeman
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34.
Crayola Kids Adventures: The Trojan Horse (1997 Video)
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This is a more kid-friendly version of the Illiad
Director: Michael Kruzan
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35.
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
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A New Yorker suddenly learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who's been raised in the jungle. He brings the boy to New York City, and that's where the fun starts. (105 mins.)
Director: John Pasquin
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36.
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997 Video)
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Astonished to find the Beast has a deep-seeded hatred for the Christmas season, Belle endeavors to change his mind on the matter. (72 mins.)
Director: Andy Knight
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37.
Cinderella (1997 TV Movie)
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Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast. (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
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38.
Hercules (1997)
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The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it. (93 mins.)
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39.
Liar Liar (1997)
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A fast track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after the lawyer turns his son down for the last time. (86 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
40.
A Rugrats Vacation (1997 Video)
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The Rugrats are going to Las Vegas. (55 mins.)
Director: Anthony Bell
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41.
Killing Mr. Griffin (1997 TV Movie)
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The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead... (89 mins.)
Director: Jack Bender
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
42.
Love's Deadly Triangle: The Texas Cadet Murder (1997 TV Movie)
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Diane and David love each other, but when they go to separate army academies, David has an affair. Diane snaps and ultimately something very sinister happens that the couple get involved in. (93 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
43.
Campfire Tales (1997)
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A group of teens entertain themselves by telling an anthology of famous urban legends with a modern twist; including make-out-point, monsters, psychopaths, and ghosts. (88 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
44.
McHale's Navy (1997)
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Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew... (108 mins.)
Director: Bryan Spicer
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
45.
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997 Video)
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Wayne Szalinzki a wacky, absent-minded inventor, is back again but only this time he decides to use his infamous shrink machine just one more time... (74 mins.)
Director: Dean Cundey
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
46.
Mousehunt (1997)
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Two stumblebum inheritors are determined to rid their antique house of a mouse who is equally determined to stay where he is. (98 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
47.
For Richer or Poorer (1997)
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A real estate hustler and his wife hide from the IRS among the Amish. (115 mins.)
Director: Bryan Spicer
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48.
Kicked in the Head (1997)
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Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag... (87 mins.)
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49.
Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)
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In this dark take on the fairy tale, the growing hatred of a noblewoman, secretly a practitioner of the dark arts, for her stepdaughter, and the witch's horrifying attempts to kill her. (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Cohn
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50.
Titanic (1997)
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A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (194 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
51.
Annabelle's Wish (1997 Video)
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A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another. (54 mins.)
Director: Roy Wilson
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
52.
FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
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In 1917, two children take a photograph, which is soon believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. (99 mins.)
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53.
A Simple Wish (1997)
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Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he's trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfill her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver... (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
54.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
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James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage. (119 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
55.
Toothless (1997 TV Movie)
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A dentist is cast into limbo after her death in a bike accident and is given the assignment to act as... (92 mins.)
Director: Melanie Mayron
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56.
The Odyssey (1997 TV Series)
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This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with Maltese and Turkish locations... (176 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
57.
Men in Black (1997)
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A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. (98 mins.)
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58.
Oliver Twist (1997 TV Movie)
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Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion... (91 mins.)
Director: Tony Bill
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59.
Cats Don't Dance (1997)
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Danny, an ambitious singing/dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star. (75 mins.)
Director: Mark Dindal
“ 6/10 ” - hiddenagenda1