1997 - Top of the Popsby dziwnytenswiat | created - 21 Jul 2012 | updated - 3 days ago | Public
All movies from 1997 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1. L.A. Confidential (1997)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Votes: 462,322 | Gross: $64.62M
2. Good Will Hunting (1997)
R | 126 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 704,121 | Gross: $138.43M
3. Titanic (1997)
PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Votes: 886,514 | Gross: $659.33M
4. 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: 499,069 | Gross: $57.60M
5. 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: 447,924 | Gross: $250.69M
6. The Devil's Advocate (1997)
R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 285,902 | Gross: $60.98M
7. As Good as It Gets (1997)
PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.
Votes: 242,910 | Gross: $148.48M
8. Gattaca (1997)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
Votes: 244,971 | Gross: $12.34M
9. Donnie Brasco (1997)
R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.
Votes: 244,563 | Gross: $41.91M
10. Jackie Brown (1997)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life.
Votes: 264,687 | Gross: $39.67M
11. The Game (1997)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality.
Votes: 293,827 | Gross: $48.32M
12. Princess Mononoke (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
Votes: 265,434 | Gross: $2.38M
13. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
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.
Votes: 160,830 | Gross: $125.33M
14. Boogie Nights (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama
The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Votes: 207,746 | Gross: $26.40M
15. 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: 88,622 | Gross: $45.95M
16. Wag the Dog (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a Presidential sex scandal.
Votes: 71,908 | Gross: $43.02M
17. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
PG-13 | 136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.
Votes: 106,321 | Gross: $37.96M
18. Cop Land (1997)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community, populated by New York City police officers, slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.
Votes: 75,565 | Gross: $44.89M
19. Air Force One (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 159,244 | Gross: $172.96M
20. The Ice Storm (1997)
R | 112 min | Drama
In suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, 1973, middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control.
Votes: 49,223 | Gross: $7.84M
21. My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a woman's long-time friend reveals he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.
Votes: 109,166 | Gross: $127.12M
22. U Turn (1997)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man heading to Vegas to pay off his gambling debt before the Russian mafia kills him, is forced to stop in an Arizona town where everything that can go wrong, does go wrong.
Votes: 44,743 | Gross: $6.63M
23. Open Your Eyes (1997)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Votes: 57,122 | Gross: $0.37M
24. Lost Highway (1997)
R | 134 min | Mystery, Thriller
After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.
Votes: 110,646 | Gross: $3.80M
25. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
Votes: 62,286 | Gross: $44.18M
26. Absolute Power (1997)
R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A career thief witnesses a horrific crime involving the U.S. President.
Votes: 43,455 | Gross: $50.01M
27. The Rainmaker (1997)
PG-13 | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An underdog lawyer takes on a fraudulent insurance company.
Votes: 51,560 | Gross: $45.86M
28. Funny Games (1997)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two violent 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.
29. Kiss the Girls (1997)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Police hunting for a serial kidnapper are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time.
Votes: 55,866 | Gross: $60.53M
30. The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
R | 112 min | Drama
A bus crash in a small town brings a lawyer to the town to defend the families, but he discovers that everything is not what it seems.
Votes: 28,825 | Gross: $3.25M
31. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.
Votes: 33,808 | Gross: $25.08M
32. Live Flesh (1997)
R | 103 min | Drama
After leaving jail, Víctor is still in love with Elena, but she's married to the former cop -now basketball player- who became paralysed by a shot from Víctor's gun...
Votes: 24,783 | Gross: $1.54M
33. Breakdown (I) (1997)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert.
Votes: 41,759 | Gross: $50.13M
34. Children of Heaven (1997)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Family
After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair.
Votes: 42,553 | Gross: $0.93M
35. Taste of Cherry (1997)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.
Votes: 17,258 | Gross: $0.31M
36. Brother (1997)
99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An ex-soldier with a personal honor code enters the family crime business in St. Petersburg, Russia.
37. Kundun (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.
Votes: 23,245 | Gross: $5.53M
38. Selena (1997)
PG | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.
Votes: 21,125 | Gross: $35.42M
39. The Relic (1997)
R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A homicide detective and an anthropologist try to destroy a South American lizard-like god, who's on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.
Votes: 21,010 | Gross: $33.96M
40. The Wings of the Dove (1997)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.
Votes: 9,441 | Gross: $13.72M
41. Karakter (1997)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jacob Katadreuffe lives mute with his mother, has no contact with his father who only works against him and wants to become a lawyer, at all costs.
Votes: 9,635 | Gross: $0.71M
42. Happy Together (1997)
96 min | Drama, Romance
A couple take a trip to Argentina but both men find their lives drifting apart in opposite directions.
Votes: 17,541 | Gross: $0.19M
43. Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Crime, Comedy
Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in Tequila and decide to take one last trip to ... See full summary »
Votes: 23,134 | Gross: $0.00M
44. Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house... See full summary »
Votes: 12,366 | Gross: $2.22M
45. Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)
R | 103 min | Drama, War
Journalist Floyd from US, Michael Henderson from UK and their teams meet the beginning of Bosnian war in Sarajevo. During their reports they find an orphanage run by devoted Mrs. Savic near... See full summary »
Votes: 6,309 | Gross: $0.34M
46. The Big One (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
On his book tour, Michael Moore exposes more wrongdoing by greedy big businesses and callous politicians around America.
Votes: 7,284 | Gross: $0.72M
47. Fever Pitch (1997)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A sports fan's romantic courtship clashes with his obsession with his favorite football team.
Votes: 9,041 | Gross: $0.01M
48. The Thief (1997)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama
A woman meets a man who isn't the right man for her - but she hasn't realised it yet...
Votes: 4,232 | Gross: $1.13M
49. Gadjo dilo (1997)
Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Votes: 6,674 | Gross: $0.67M
50. Rosewood (1997)
R | 140 min | Action, Drama, History
A dramatization of a 1923 horrific racist lynch mob attack on an African American community.
Votes: 6,636 | Gross: $13.10M
51. Same Old Song (1997)
120 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Odile is looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille just completed her doctoral thesis has fallen in love with an estate agent who is responsible for Odile's apartment ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,508 | Gross: $0.03M
52. Mrs Dalloway (1997)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known 33 years earlier.
Votes: 3,120 | Gross: $3.26M
53. Chinese Box (1997)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
Votes: 2,847 | Gross: $2.20M
54. Career Girls (1997)
R | 83 min | Drama
2 young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Votes: 4,448 | Gross: $2.51M
55. Washington Square (1997)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,882 | Gross: $1.71M
56. The Harmonists (1997)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,909 | Gross: $0.48M
57. The Life of Jesus (1997)
96 min | Drama, Romance
A social movie about current life in the north of France. Freddy and his friends are all unemployed. They pass away time by wandering around on their motorcycles and by directing their ... See full summary »
58. Ayneh (1997)
95 min | Drama
When a young girl becomes lost in the hustle and bustle of Tehran, her journey turns into a dazzling exercise on the nature of film itself. In this ingenious and daringly original feature, ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,034 | Gross: $0.04M
59. See the Sea (1997)
Unrated | 52 min | Thriller
Sasha, a young British woman, is living with her baby daughter at Ile d'Yeu, a peaceful beach community. A stranger appears. Her name is Tatiana, she's passing through, and pitches her tent... See full summary »
Votes: 1,806 | Gross: $0.05M
60. Kiler (1997)
104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An innocent cab driver Jurek Kiler is mistaken for a contract killer and imprisoned. Soon, he is sprung by a mob boss who needs "Killer" for a few more jobs.
61. Afterglow (1997)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.
Votes: 2,996 | Gross: $2.44M
62. Rossini (1997)
114 min | Comedy
Jakob Windisch has written THE number one bestselling novel. Since he is very shy, no-one has seen him except Uhu Zigeuner who is the designated director of the film adaption. Zigeuner is ... See full summary »
63. True Women (1997 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Covering nearly fifty years of mid-19th-century turmoil, from the tumultuous Texas Revolution to the early women's suffrage movement, "True Women" is a gripping tale of endurance, love, and above all, gritty female determination.
64. Knoflíkári (1997)
102 min | Comedy
Twist of fate and the twists of mind of the characters (mostly couples) combine in just the right twinkled absurd way in the interweaving episodes of this comedy. Each of the characters ... See full summary »
65. Sara (1997)
110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Leon, the 40-year-old former soldier who is an alcoholic now, gets a job as a bodyguard. His duty is to take care of one of the Mafia leader's daughters. His problems begin when he falls in love with the 16-year-old girl.
66. Todesspiel (1997 TV Movie)
177 min | Documentary, Drama, Thriller
A thrilling documentary with fictional elements based on the true story of the abduction of the president of the employer's association, Hanns-Martin Schleyer, by terrorists in the autumn ... See full summary »
67. The Pharmacist (1997)
108 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Hella is around 30 and works in a pharmacy. She is waiting for the right man to step into her life, but as she has a certain affinity for losers, she is kind of disillusionized. When she ... See full summary »
68. Généalogies d'un crime (1997)
103 min | Crime, Drama
At her son's funeral, Solange, a lawyer famous for losing hopeless cases, agrees to defend René, her son's age, accused of murdering his wealthy aunt, Jeanne, who's part of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 714 | Gross: $0.08M
69. 14 Tage lebenslänglich (1997)
105 min | Thriller
Konrad von Seidlitz is a young yuppie lawyer currently celebrating his engagement with Cornelia, daughter of minister of justice Volkerts. As a public relations gag, he hasn't paid his ... See full summary »
70. Szczesliwego Nowego Jorku (1997)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
The story of six Polish emigrants living in New York City, who try to live their American Dream and cope with the realities of the Big Apple.
71. East Side Story (1997)
78 min | Documentary, Music
A look at Communist musicals that strove to be ideologically correct - and entertaining, besides.
72. Babes' Petrol (1997)
85 min | Comedy
73. La culotte d'une zouave (1997)
13 min | Short
74. Le comédien (1997)
75. My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
90 min | Biography, Drama
The life of Jewish Expressionist poet and performance artist, Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945), told chronologically in vignettes given context by archival footage of turn-of-the-century ... See full summary »
76. Porträt eines Richters (1997 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama
This film is about the difference between law and justice. A national socialist is accused of having stirred up some people against foreigners. A judge has to decide whether he has done so ... See full summary »