1997 - My Average Voting List

All films from 1997 I have seen. Average vote from IMDb and my vote.
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1.
L.A. Confidential (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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. (138 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
“ Vote: 9,20 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
The Ice Storm (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
1973, suburban New Canaan, Connecticut: middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control. (112 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
“ Vote: 8,75 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 8,75 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
Todesspiel (1997 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A thrilling documentary with fictional elements based on the true story of the abduction of the president of the employer's association... (177 mins.)
“ Vote: 8,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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. (112 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
“ Vote: 8,35 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
Good Will Hunting (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 8,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
Children of Heaven (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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. (89 mins.)
Director: Majid Majidi
“ Vote: 8,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
Brother (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An ex-soldier with a personal honor code enters the family crime business in St. Petersburg, Russia. (96 mins.)
“ Vote: 8,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Open Your Eyes (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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. (117 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
As Good as It Gets (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery. (139 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
“ Vote: 7,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
Gattaca (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel. (106 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
“ Vote: 7,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
Character (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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. (122 mins.)
Director: Mike van Diem
“ Vote: 7,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
Taste of Cherry (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide. (95 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
Funny Games (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ Vote: 7,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
Live Flesh (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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... (103 mins.)
Director: Pedro Almodovar
“ Vote: 7,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 7,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Buttoners (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Twist of fate and the twists of mind of the characters (mostly couples) combine in just the right twinkled... (102 mins.)
Director: Petr Zelenka
“ Vote: 7,65 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Journalist Floyd from US, Michael Henderson from UK and their teams meet the beginning of Bosnian war in Sarajevo... (103 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,45 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Cop Land (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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. (104 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Vote: 7,45 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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. (136 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,40 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
Donnie Brasco (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one. (127 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
“ Vote: 7,40 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
Absolute Power (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A career thief witnesses a horrific crime involving the U.S. President. (121 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Vote: 7,30 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
True Women (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War... (183 mins.)
Director: Karen Arthur
“ Vote: 7,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
14 Days to Life (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Konrad von Seidlitz is a young yuppie lawyer currently celebrating his engagement with Cornelia, daughter of minister of justice Volkerts... (105 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,20 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
Kiler (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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. (104 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
East Side Story (1997 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A look at Communist musicals that strove to be ideologically correct - and entertaining, besides. (75 mins.)
Director: Dana Ranga
“ Vote: 7,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
The Full Monty (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 7,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
Men in Black (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. (98 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Szczesliwego Nowego Jorku (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
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. (95 mins.)
Director: Janusz Zaorski
“ Vote: 7,05 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
The Rainmaker (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An underdog lawyer takes on a fraudulent Insurance company. (135 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
Mrs Dalloway (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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. (97 mins.)
Director: Marleen Gorris
“ Vote: 6,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
Boogie Nights (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s. (155 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
The Thief (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A woman meets a man who isn't the right man for her - but she hasn't realised it yet... (96 mins.)
Director: Pavel Chukhray
“ Vote: 6,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Jackie Brown (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life. (154 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
Rossini (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Jakob Windisch has written THE number one bestselling novel. Since he is very shy, no-one has seen him... (114 mins.)
Director: Helmut Dietl
“ Vote: 6,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Same Old Song (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Odile is looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille just completed her doctoral... (120 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
“ Vote: 6,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Chinese Box (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
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. (99 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
“ Vote: 6,65 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
Porträt eines Richters (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This film is about the difference between law and justice. A national socialist is accused of having stirred up some people against foreigners... (90 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,60 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Amistad (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt. (155 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
The Big One (1997 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
On his book tour, Michael Moore exposes more wrongdoing by greedy big businesses and callous politicians around America. (91 mins.)
Director: Michael Moore
“ Vote: 6,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
The Harmonists (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists"... (126 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,50 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The life of Jewish Expressionist poet and performance artist, Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945), told... (90 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,35 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
The Game (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 6,35 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
Washington Square (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father... (115 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,35 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends. (155 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Vote: 6,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
Kiss the Girls (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Police hunting for a serial kidnapper are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time. (115 mins.)
Director: Gary Fleder
“ Vote: 6,20 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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.)
“ Vote: 6,20 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
Selena (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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. (127 mins.)
Director: Gregory Nava
“ Vote: 6,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
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... (121 mins.)
Director: Bille August
“ Vote: 6,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
The Crazy Stranger (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more. (102 mins.)
Director: Tony Gatlif
“ Vote: 6,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
Career Girls (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
2 young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier. (83 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
“ Vote: 6,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
Genealogies of a Crime (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
At her son's funeral, Solange, a lawyer famous for losing hopeless cases, agrees to defend René, her son's age... (114 mins.)
Director: Raoul Ruiz
“ Vote: 5,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
Fever Pitch (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A sports fan's romantic courtship clashes with his obsession with his favorite football team. (102 mins.)
Director: David Evans
“ Vote: 5,75 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
54.
Happy Together (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Yiu-Fai and Po-Wing arrive in Argentina from Hong Kong and take to the road for a holiday. Something is wrong and their relationship goes adrift... (96 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
“ Vote: 5,75 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
55.
Princess Mononoke (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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. (134 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
“ Vote: 5,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
56.
The Comedian (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
(97 mins.)
“ Vote: 5,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
57.
Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room... (87 mins.)
Director: Thomas Jahn
“ Vote: 5,40 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
58.
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
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. (105 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
“ Vote: 5,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
59.
The Pharmacist (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
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... (108 mins.)
Director: Rainer Kaufmann
“ Vote: 4,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
60.
Rosewood (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A dramatization of a 1923 horrific racist lynch mob attack on an African American community. (140 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
“ Vote: 4,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
61.
Kundun (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems. (134 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Vote: 4,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
62.
Titanic (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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
“ Vote: 4,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
63.
The Relic (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
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. (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ Vote: 4,75 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
64.
Breakdown (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert. (93 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Mostow
“ Vote: 4,40 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
65.
Lost Highway (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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. (134 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Vote: 4,30 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
66.
Afterglow (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same. (119 mins.)
Director: Alan Rudolph
“ Vote: 4,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
67.
Sara (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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. (110 mins.)
Director: Maciej Slesicki
“ Vote: 3,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
68.
Air Force One (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
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.)
“ Vote: 3,65 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
69.
Babes' Petrol (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
(85 mins.)
“ Vote: 1,40 ” - dziwnytenswiat