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1.
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
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This installment of Chan's Police Story series has our hero trying to locate a missing nuclear warhead. (107 mins.)
Director: Stanley Tong
 
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Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
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A man tries to rescue a woman with a little help from his half brother. (88 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
 
3.
Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
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Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal. (105 mins.)
Director: Peter Baldwin
 
4.
Dante's Peak (1997)
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A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town recently named the second most desirable place to live in America and discovers that the long dormant volcano, Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment. (108 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
5.
Vegas Vacation (1997)
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In the fourth outing for the vacation franchise, the Griswolds have to survive Vegas fever when they go to Las Vegas for a fun family vacation. (93 mins.)
Director: Stephen Kessler
 
6.
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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Private Parts (1997)
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The autobiographical story of Howard Stern, the radio rebel who is now also a TV personality, an author and a movie star. (109 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
 
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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
 
9.
The Sixth Man (1997)
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Antoine and Kenny Tyler are NCAA college basketball players, and Antoine is the star. Suddenly Antoine... (107 mins.)
Director: Randall Miller
 
10.
Chasing Amy (1997)
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Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's gay. (113 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
 
11.
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
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Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time. (107 mins.)
Director: George Armitage
 
12.
Murder at 1600 (1997)
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A 25 year old female White House staffer, Carla Town, is murdered in the White House. D.C. homicide detective Regis is assigned to investigate... (107 mins.)
Director: Dwight Little
 
13.
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)
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Two dense, inseparable friends hit the road for their 10-year high school reunion and concoct an elaborate lie about their lives in order to impress their classmates. (92 mins.)
Director: David Mirkin
 
14.
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
 
15.
The Fifth Element (1997)
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In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay. (126 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
16.
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.)
 
17.
Gone Fishin' (1997)
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Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip. (94 mins.)
 
18.
Con Air (1997)
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Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control. (115 mins.)
Director: Simon West
 
19.
Batman & Robin (1997)
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Batman & Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City. (125 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
20.
Face/Off (1997)
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In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a ruthless terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same criminal impersonates the cop. (138 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
21.
Men in Black (1997)
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A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extra terrestrial interactions on planet earth. (98 mins.)
 
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Contact (1997)
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Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine. (150 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
23.
George of the Jungle (1997)
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George grows up in the jungle raised by apes. Based on the Cartoon series. (92 mins.)
Director: Sam Weisman
 
24.
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.)
 
25.
Good Burger (1997)
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Two dim-witted teenagers are forced to save the fast food restaurant they work at from going out of business, despite a new-and-improved burger joint opening across the street that want to be the "Top Dog" in the fast food industry. (103 mins.)
Director: Brian Robbins
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
Conspiracy Theory (1997)
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A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is. (135 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
28.
Steel (1997)
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John Henry Irons designs weapons for the military. When his project to create weapons that harmlessly neutralize soldiers is sabotaged... (97 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Johnson
 
29.
Money Talks (1997)
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Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection. (97 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
 
30.
L.A. Confidential (1997)
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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
 
31.
RocketMan (1997)
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Fred Z. Randall is a geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream... (95 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gillard
 
32.
Boogie Nights (1997)
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The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s. (155 mins.)
 
33.
Kiss the Girls (1997)
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Police hunting for a serial killer are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time. (115 mins.)
Director: Gary Fleder
 
34.
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
 
35.
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
 
36.
Bean (1997)
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The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum. (89 mins.)
Director: Mel Smith
 
37.
Starship Troopers (1997)
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Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival. (129 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
38.
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
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A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from an extra-dimensional invasion. (95 mins.)
 
39.
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.)
 
40.
Flubber (1997)
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An absent-minded professor discovers "flubber," a rubber-like super-bouncy substance. (93 mins.)
Director: Les Mayfield
 
41.
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
 
42.
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
 
43.
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
 
44.
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
 
45.
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.)
 
46.
Jackie Brown (1997)
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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.)
 
47.
Mr. Magoo (1997)
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The myopic millionaire defeats jewel smugglers in his usual bumbling manner. (87 mins.)
Director: Stanley Tong
 
48.
The Postman (1997)
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A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America. (177 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
 
49.
Wag the Dog (1997)
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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. (97 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
50.
Fever Pitch (1997)
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A sports fan's romantic courtship clashes with his obsession with his favorite football team. (102 mins.)
Director: David Evans