Horror Movies By Year - 1997

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1. 99.9 (1997)

Unrated | 106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Lara, the host of a radio call-in show dealing in psychic phenomena, discovers that her estranged lover has been found dead in a small Spanish village. She learns that he was conducting ... See full summary »

Director: Agustí Villaronga | Stars: María Barranco, Terele Pávez, Ruth Gabriel, Ángel de Andrés López

Votes: 364

2. Aberration (1997)

R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Mutant lizards attack a woman on the run hiding out in a cabin in the woods.

Director: Tim Boxell | Stars: Pamela Gidley, Simon Bossell, Valeriy Nikolaev, Helen Moulder

Votes: 854

3. Alien: Resurrection (1997)

R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

63 Metascore

200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone. Along with a crew of space pirates, she must again battle the deadly aliens and stop them from reaching Earth.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Dominique Pinon, Ron Perlman

Votes: 203,435 | Gross: $47.75M

4. An American Vampire Story (1997)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

A group of friends go on a vacation with some new friends that turn out to be vampires, they hire a famous vampire killer to help them.

Director: Luis Esteban | Stars: Trevor Lissauer, Johnny Venocur, Adam West, Sydney Lassick

Votes: 451

5. An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

31 Metascore

An American man unwittingly gets involved with French werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.

Director: Anthony Waller | Stars: Tom Everett Scott, Julie Delpy, Vince Vieluf, Phil Buckman

Votes: 21,078 | Gross: $26.57M

6. Anaconda (1997)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

37 Metascore

A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who forces them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.

Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Jon Voight, Jennifer Lopez, Eric Stoltz, Ice Cube

Votes: 84,429 | Gross: $65.89M

7. Anak ng dilim (1997)

Drama, Horror

Another cool eastern rip of a popular american horror flick is entertaining. A young girl starts going to public school and all the kids pick on her. She is taught how to control her ... See full synopsis »

Director: Nick Lizaso | Stars: Gladys Reyes, Amy Austria, Gina Pareño, Christopher Roxas

Votes: 10

8. Armageddon (1997)

117 min | Fantasy, Action, Comedy

In the near future, 10 men are voted as the 10 who could lead the world; on the list is leading Hong Kong scientist Dr. Ken.

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Andy Lau, Michelle Reis, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Claudia Lau

Votes: 260

9. Asylum (I) (1997)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A private investigator, mentally disturbed by his father's suicide, goes undercover in a mental institution to discover the murderer of a friend who was a doctor at the clinic.

Director: James Seale | Stars: Robert Patrick, Karl Bury, Tom Poster, Deborah Worthing

Votes: 373

10. Attack of the Killer Manatee (1997)

Unrated | 66 min | Comedy, Horror

Teens on a camping trip find the old road to a boat ramp has been mysteriously removed. They trek through the woods until they find where the road picks up again. When they get to the end ... See full summary »

Director: Wes Horn | Stars: Richard R. Anasky, Ben Laffey, Sylvia Oakman, Twilight J. Risco

11. Barbacoa sangrienta (1997)

78 min | Horror, Thriller

Un grupo de jóvenes se disponen a realizar una barbacoa en casa de un excéntrico amigo. Todo va perfectamente hasta que se comienzan a producir una serie de extraños sucesos, que ... See full summary »

Directors: Albert Cervera, Iñaki Devesa, Guillem Feliú | Stars: Guillem Feliú, Manuel Otaola, Isabel Fernández, Albert Cervera

Votes: 9

12. Barn of the Blood Llama (1997)

79 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Inbred hillbillies trap various passersby at their World o Wool llama farm where an animal coroner is conducting genetic experiments which turn the animals into sex-starved toxic beasts. A ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin L. West | Stars: Clive Barker, David Boone, Connie Campbell, Kirsten Carter

Votes: 102

13. Bayou Ghost (1997)

93 min | Adventure, Family, Horror

Young boys go on an adventure to seek out a legendary ghost, but find something far more valuable instead.

Director: Gardner Compton | Stars: George Kennedy, Gabriel Damon, Brenda Allison, Robert Ayers

Votes: 39

14. Bhayaanak Panjaa (2003)

95 min | Horror

A group of news reporters faces life threatening challenges from a vengeful spirit while staying at a mansion at the rural area for the reporting of a suspected murder.

Director: R. Mittal | Stars: Anil Dhawan, Gajendra, Tina Ghai, Bharat Kapoor

Votes: 21

15. Bimbo Movie Bash (1997)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A squadron of outer space bimbos decide to take revenge on the male chauvinists of Earth.

Directors: Mike Mendez, Dave Parker | Stars: Ian Abercrombie, Adrienne Barbeau, Michelle Bauer, Roxanne Blaze

Votes: 199

16. Black Circle Boys (1997)

R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

All-American Kyle is the newest initiate of the Black Circle Boys, an underworld society of gothic groupies whose primary interests are creating mayhem and studying the Occult. By the time ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Carnahan | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Eric Mabius, Tara Subkoff, Chad Lindberg

Votes: 825

17. Bleak Future (1997)

Not Rated | 73 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

The end is here. Civilization has collapsed. Technology has been forgotten, and History is Hearsay. Slangman is the smartest man in the known world. Together with the mute, spear-wielding ... See full summary »

Director: B. Scott O'Malley | Stars: Frank Kowal III, Brad Rockhold, Wendie Newcomb, Rob Cunningham

Votes: 186

18. Bleeders (1997)

R | 89 min | Horror

A man travels to an island with his girlfriend in search of his relatives but he finds maybe more than what he wanted to know.

Director: Peter Svatek | Stars: Gillian Ferrabee, Pascal Gruselle, Roy Dupuis, Kristin Lehman

Votes: 2,415

20. Blood, Friends and Money (1997)

R | 80 min | Horror, Mystery

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Director: Armanda Costanza | Stars: Jim Varney, Gary Lowery, Merry Lee Traum, Gary Kraen

Votes: 19 | Gross: $0.00M

21. Bloodletting (1997)

89 min | Horror

A young woman, fascinated with mass murderers, tracks down the world's most famous uncaught serial killer and becomes his apprentice; together they go on a killing spree.

Director: Matthew Jason Walsh | Stars: Ariauna Albright, James L. Edwards, Nina Angeloff, Randy Rupp

Votes: 276

23. Bloodsuckers (1997)

85 min | Horror

Teenagers join Vampire Club only to be taught the lessons by the Boogeyman who poses as an impostor.

Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Michelle Bonfils, Peter Sean Maloney, Ulli Lommel, Christopher Rogers

Votes: 220

24. Breeders (1997)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

An alien travels to Earth on a meteorite and mates with humans to preserve its species and destroy humanity.

Director: Paul Matthews | Stars: Todd Jensen, Samantha Womack, Oliver Tobias, Kadamba Simmons

Votes: 861

25. Bugged (1997)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Urban America calls on exterminators to wipe out the unwanted vermin. In BUGGED, the only unwanted vermin is the man! Sexy homemaker Devine (Priscilla K. Basque) hires a whacked-out group ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald K. Armstrong | Stars: Priscilla K. Basque, Ronald K. Armstrong, Jeff Lee, Derek C. Johnson

Votes: 189

26. Campfire Tales (1997)

R | 88 min | Horror

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.

Directors: Matt Cooper, Martin Kunert, David Semel | Stars: Jay R. Ferguson, Christine Taylor, Christopher Masterson, Kim Murphy

Votes: 3,369

31. Contos de Horror (1997)

75 min | Horror

Woman who was raped and murdered reincarnates in the body of Maria Imaculada, a housemaid who hides her true inner evil self behind an innocent face, likes to secretly perform satanic rites... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Pasquini | Stars: Fábio Ferreira, Ieda Maria, José Mojica Marins, Cris Matos

Votes: 23

32. Cure (1997)

Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

70 Metascore

A frustrated detective deals with the case of several gruesome murders committed by people who have no recollection of what they've done.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Masato Hagiwara, Kôji Yakusho, Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Anna Nakagawa

Votes: 8,094 | Gross: $0.09M

35. Perdita Durango (1997)

R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Horror

A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Rosie Perez, Javier Bardem, Harley Cross, Aimee Graham

Votes: 7,169

37. Dead Inn (1997)

86 min | Horror

When a group of escaped convicts come across and old looking inn they decide to hide out there. But the guests at this inn get a new kind of room service when a mysterious potion summons a ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goodman | Stars: Todd Kimsey, Edgar Allan Poe IV, Mark Jeffrey Miller, Kerstin Steinbach

Votes: 56

38. Dead Innocent (1997)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

Suzanne, a single parent and succesful lawyer, returns home to find her daughter missing. About to call the police, she is confronted by a disembodied voice warning her that if she attempts... See full summary »

Director: Sara Botsford | Stars: Geneviève Bujold, Nancy Beatty, Emily Hampshire, Graham Greene

Votes: 199

40. Dying to Meet You (1997)


Ted is a depraved serial killer...until he meets Leah. Then he becomes a real monster. Together the two of them go on a bloody, murder-happy rampage of unparalleled brutality, stalking then... See full summary »

Director: Michael W. Johnson | Stars: Stephanie Beaton, Jeff Murphy, Nancy Murphy

Votes: 17

41. Eating Schoolgirls: Osaka Telephone Club (1997)

60 min | Horror

Directed by Naoyuki Tomomatsu,"Eat the Schoolgirl" concerns two young adults who made a dirty work for a yakuza gang by making sadistic rape/snuff films. Both of them are sexually obsessed;... See full synopsis »

Director: Naoyuki Tomomatsu | Stars: Yuuki Fujita, Michiru Katô, Kozue Aoki, Shirô Misawa

Votes: 343

42. Event Horizon (1997)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

35 Metascore

A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson

Votes: 138,764 | Gross: $26.67M

43. Feeding Billy (1997)

70 min | Horror

You will laugh, you will scream, then you will die When you are........Feeding Billy!

Director: Dwen Doggett | Stars: Jennifer Maranzino, Jason Patzner, Brian Baker, Barbra Belt

Votes: 33

45. Frightmares (1997)

90 min | Horror

A trilogy of horror stories from the director of Evil Night, Death Metal Zombie and The Dummy.

Director: Todd Jason Cook | Stars: Todd Jason Cook, Brian Truitt

Votes: 5

46. Haunted School 3 (1997)

96 min | Horror

Third installment of the "Gakko No Kaidan" series follows the trek of several elementary school students as they wander into an alternate world that exists on the opposite side of a school ... See full summary »

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Naomi Nishida, Takuma Yoshizawa, Aki Maeda, Takeru Higa

Votes: 46

47. Gut-Pile (1997)

Not Rated | 51 min | Horror

While out hunting, Dan accidentally shoots another hunter. Rather than reporting the accident to the authorities, he chooses to bury the body and forget it ever happened. One year later, ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry O'Sullivan | Stars: Jeffrey Forsyth, Ron Bonk, Edward Mastin, Bob Licata

Votes: 98

49. Happy People (1997)

94 min | Horror

An Twilight Zone-ish anthology of three unrelated stories from Japan. First off, a diligent student studying for her college entrance exams is driven crazy (literally) by the noisy ... See full summary »

Director: Kôsuke Suzuki | Stars: Ryôko Shinohara, Saori Yagi, Hiroshi Otsuka, Leona Hirota

Votes: 5

50. Hideous! (1997)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror

A group of rival collectors of severely deformed freakish human beings and the FBI agents that are investigating them must battle against some of their collections which aren't as dead as ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Michael Citriniti, Rhonda Griffin, Mel Johnson Jr., Jacqueline Lovell

Votes: 730

51. Horror Hond 3 (1997)