Top Comedies of 1997by hiddenagenda1 | created - 10 Feb 2012 | updated - 10 Feb 2012 | Public
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1. Home Alone 3 (1997)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fends off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed.
Votes: 86,308 | Gross: $30.88M
2. The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997 Video)
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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, Littlefoot and his friends Spike, Cera... See full summary »
3. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
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.
Votes: 489,780 | Gross: $57.60M
4. The Full Monty (1997)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.
Votes: 88,066 | Gross: $45.95M
5. The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Wallace Ritchie is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assassinate international leaders at a banquet.
Votes: 25,788 | Gross: $13.80M
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 195,885 | Gross: $53.88M
7. Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997 Video)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin are best friends who wish they could be together forever. However Christopher Robin needs to go to school. Christopher Robin has trouble telling Pooh ... See full summary »
8. The Borrowers (1997)
PG | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer.
Votes: 17,694 | Gross: $22.36M
9. Air Bud (1997)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his ... See full summary »
Votes: 14,154 | Gross: $24.63M
10. Under Wraps (1997 TV Movie)
G | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Horror
Three kids accidentally re-animate a mummy on Halloween.
11. Crayola Kids Adventures: Tales of Gulliver's Travels (1997 Video)
An English boy named Gulliver visits four strange lands.
12. Crayola Kids Adventures: The Trojan Horse (1997 Video)
Adventure, Comedy, History
This is a more kid-friendly version of the Illiad
13. Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family
A man learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who was raised in the jungle and brings the boy to New York City, turning his life upside down in the process.
Votes: 19,763 | Gross: $59.93M
14. Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997 Video)
G | 72 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Astonished to find the Beast has a deep-seeded hatred for the Christmas season, Belle endeavors to change his mind on the matter.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
G | 88 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.
16. Hercules (1997)
G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 163,731 | Gross: $99.05M
17. Liar Liar (1997)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A fast-track lawyer can't lie for 24 hours due to his son's birthday wish after he turns his son down for the last time.
Votes: 242,273 | Gross: $181.41M
18. A Rugrats Vacation (1997 Video)
55 min | Animation, Family
The Rugrats are going to Las Vegas.
19. Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996 Video)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Our deadly leprechaun is in space to woo a beautiful princess who is impressed with his gold and desires to separate him from it.
20. McHale's Navy (1997)
PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy
Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,778 | Gross: $4.53M
21. Mousehunt (1997)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family
Two stumblebum inheritors are determined to rid their antique house of a mouse who is equally determined to stay where he is.
Votes: 44,987 | Gross: $61.92M
22. For Richer or Poorer (1997)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy
A real estate hustler and his wife hide from the IRS among the Amish.
Votes: 8,692 | Gross: $31.61M
6 or 7/10
23. Kicked in the Head (1997)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with ... See full summary »
Votes: 841 | Gross: $0.10M
6 or 7/10
24. A Simple Wish (1997)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,603 | Gross: $8.12M
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A dentist is cast into limbo after her death in a bike accident and is given the assignment to act as The Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
26. Men in Black (1997)
PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.
Votes: 445,163 | Gross: $250.69M
27. Cats Don't Dance (1997)
G | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Danny, an ambitious singing and dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star.
Votes: 6,111 | Gross: $3.56M