Most Voted Adventure Feature Films Released 1997-01-01 to 1997-12-31


1. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

7.3
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71 Metascore

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 454,875 | Gross: $250.69M

2. The Fifth Element (1997)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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52 Metascore

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.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

Votes: 386,042 | Gross: $63.54M

3. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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59 Metascore

A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 325,734 | Gross: $229.09M

4. Princess Mononoke (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Votes: 276,192 | Gross: $2.38M

5. Starship Troopers (1997)

R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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51 Metascore

Humans in a fascist, militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs in a satire of modern world politics.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer, Jake Busey

Votes: 243,542 | Gross: $54.81M

6. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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51 Metascore

A 1960s secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Mimi Rogers

Votes: 199,729 | Gross: $53.88M

7. Hercules (1997)

G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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74 Metascore

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.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods, Josh Keaton

Votes: 170,937 | Gross: $99.05M

8. Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.5
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52 Metascore

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.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh, Teri Hatcher

Votes: 163,067 | Gross: $125.33M

9. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

PG-13 | 136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong, Mako

Votes: 107,996 | Gross: $37.96M

10. Anastasia (1997)

G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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59 Metascore

The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman | Stars: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 99,033 | Gross: $58.41M

11. Bean (1997)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.4
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52 Metascore

The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum.

Director: Mel Smith | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills, Pamela Reed

Votes: 85,338 | Gross: $45.32M

12. Anaconda (1997)

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

4.7
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37 Metascore

A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes 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: 83,616 | Gross: $65.89M

13. Dante's Peak (1997)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.9
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43 Metascore

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.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith, Jeremy Foley

Votes: 70,549 | Gross: $67.13M

14. Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

3.8
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23 Metascore

A computer hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric, Willem Dafoe, Temuera Morrison

Votes: 66,585 | Gross: $48.61M

15. George of the Jungle (1997)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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53 Metascore

A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress.

Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 62,873 | Gross: $105.26M

16. The Postman (1997)

R | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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29 Metascore

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.

Director: Kevin Costner | Stars: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate, Olivia Williams

Votes: 62,231 | Gross: $17.63M

17. The Edge (1997)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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An intellectual billionaire and two lesser men struggle to band together and survive after getting stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with a blood-thirsty Kodiak Bear hunting them down.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 61,471 | Gross: $27.78M

18. The Saint (1997)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.2
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50 Metascore

Simon Templar (The Saint), is a thief for hire, whose latest job to steal the secret process for cold fusion puts him at odds with a traitor bent on toppling the Russian government, as well as the woman who holds its secret.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue, Rade Serbedzija, Valeriy Nikolaev

Votes: 56,243 | Gross: $61.36M

19. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

3.7
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11 Metascore

A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from an extra-dimensional invasion.

Director: John R. Leonetti | Stars: Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, James Remar, Sandra Hess

Votes: 40,586 | Gross: $35.93M

20. Nothing to Lose (1997)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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When a man (Robbins) believes he has discovered that his wife is having an affair with his boss, it sets off a chain reaction of events. First he wanders into a ghetto where a robber (... See full summary »

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Tim Robbins, John C. McGinley, Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 40,173 | Gross: $44.46M

21. The Borrowers (1997)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.8
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A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer.

Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Mark Williams, Celia Imrie

Votes: 18,119 | Gross: $22.36M

22. Mr. Magoo (1997)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

3.9
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18 Metascore

The myopic millionaire defeats jewel smugglers in his usual bumbling manner.

Director: Stanley Tong | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Kelly Lynch, Matt Keeslar, Nick Chinlund

Votes: 13,093 | Gross: $21.38M

23. Robinson Crusoe (1997)

PG-13 | 105 min | Adventure, Drama

5.9
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Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left ... See full summary »

Directors: Rod Hardy, George Miller | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, William Takaku, Polly Walker, Ian Hart

Votes: 10,816

24. Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

4.7
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16-year-old Jesse and old friend Randolph try to foil an illegal whaler threatening Willy and his pregnant mate.

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Jason James Richter, August Schellenberg, Annie Corley, Vincent Berry

Votes: 8,110 | Gross: $3.52M

25. Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (1997)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Family

3.5
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35 Metascore

The legendary Power Rangers must stop the evil space pirate Divatox from releasing the powerful Maligore from his volcanic imprisonment on the island of Muranthias, where only the kindly ... See full summary »

Directors: Shuki Levy, David Winning | Stars: Jason David Frank, Catherine Sutherland, Hilary Shepard, Jon Simanton

Votes: 7,412 | Gross: $8.11M

26. Kull the Conqueror (1997)

PG-13 | 95 min | Fantasy, Action, Adventure

4.8
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A barbarian warrior becomes a king when he defeats a king in armed combat and the king's heir conspire to overthrow him and reclaim the throne by resurrecting an evil sorceress.

Director: John Nicolella | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Tia Carrere, Thomas Ian Griffith, Litefoot

Votes: 7,114 | Gross: $6.09M

27. Wild America (1997)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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Three brothers who are obsessed with animals are given permission from their parents to travel around America with a camera documenting wildlife.

Director: William Dear | Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa, Scott Bairstow, Frances Fisher

Votes: 6,001 | Gross: $7.32M

28. Drive (1997)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A prototype enhanced human, on the run from Chinese-hired hit men, hooks up with a dread-locked bystander, and the two of them elude their pursuers narrowly each time.

Director: Steve Wang | Stars: Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 4,687

29. Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)

Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.4
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The story is set in both Hong Kong and the U.S. So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Jet Li, Rosamund Kwan, Xin Xin Xiong, Kwok-Pong Chan

Votes: 3,037

30. Le bossu (1997)

TV-14 | 128 min | Drama, Adventure

7.0
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69 Metascore

The Comte de Gonzague schemes against his cousin, the Duc de Nevers, even though he is the Duke's heir and will inherit his estates. The Count has kept secret the existence of the Duke's ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Fabrice Luchini, Vincent Perez, Marie Gillain

Votes: 2,978 | Gross: $0.10M

31. Zeus and Roxanne (1997)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.3
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Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best friends with her ... See full summary »

Director: George Miller | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Kathleen Quinlan, Arnold Vosloo, Dawn McMillan

Votes: 2,559 | Gross: $7.18M

32. Warriors of Virtue (1997)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.6
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A young boy is whisked away to the mythical land of Tao where he becomes the center of a conflict between an evil lord and a group of animal warriors.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Mario Yedidia, Marley Shelton, Chao Li Chi

Votes: 2,532 | Gross: $6.45M

33. Men with Guns (II) (1997)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Humberto Fuentes is a wealthy doctor whose wife has recently died. In spite of the advice of his children, he takes a trip to visit his former students who now work in impoverished villages... See full summary »

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Federico Luppi, Damián Delgado, Dan Rivera González, Tania Cruz

Votes: 2,459 | Gross: $0.74M

34. Buddy (1997)

PG | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.8
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An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Rene Russo, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Cumming, Irma P. Hall

Votes: 2,283 | Gross: $10.01M

35. Star Kid (1997)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Family

5.4
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Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when a meteor falls into a local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - an exoskeleton with AI from another galaxy. Spencer puts on the ... See full summary »

Director: Manny Coto | Stars: Joseph Mazzello, Joey Simmrin, Alex Daniels, Arthur Burghardt

Votes: 2,163 | Gross: $7.02M

36. Prince Valiant (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

5.1
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In a time now lost in the mists of memory, the great King Arthur rules in the legendary citadel that is Camelot. His Knights of the Round Table commit acts of derring-do and spend their ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hickox | Stars: Stephen Moyer, Katherine Heigl, Thomas Kretschmann, Edward Fox

Votes: 1,874

37. Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town whose inhabitants are an oddball collection of misfits.

Director: Stephan Elliott | Stars: Johnathon Schaech, Rod Taylor, Susie Porter, Dee Smart

Votes: 1,652 | Gross: $0.04M

38. Meitantei Conan: Tokei-jikake no matenrou (1997)

94 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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The detective genius Conan must solve a series of bombings or his true love will die!

Director: Kenji Kodama | Stars: Minami Takayama, Kappei Yamaguchi, Wakana Yamazaki, Akira Kamiya

Votes: 1,591

39. Un amour de sorcière (1997)

102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.1
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Michael Firch is very skilled in computers and he goes to Paris to meet very important persons to discuss a contract. Michael was born on a special astral date. On arriving in Paris, he ... See full summary »

Director: René Manzor | Stars: Vanessa Paradis, Gil Bellows, Jeanne Moreau, Jean Reno

Votes: 1,247

40. Executive Target (1997)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.6
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A stunt driver heading for prison on a minor charge is freed against his will by a terrorist gang. Then by kidnapping his wife, he is forced to drive a getaway car in a plot to kidnap the President from a motorcade.

Director: Joseph Merhi | Stars: Michael Madsen, Roy Scheider, Keith David, Angie Everhart

Votes: 947

41. The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.5
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Pre-teen jungle boy Mowgli gets to human world and is pursued by P.T.Barnum circus scout Harrison who wants to take him to circus as curiosity. Harrison hires local grandee Buldeo for help ... See full summary »

Director: Dee McLachlan | Stars: Jamie Williams, Billy Campbell, Roddy McDowall, David Paul Francis

Votes: 847 | Gross: $0.48M

42. True Heart (1997)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.1
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A brother and sister are plane-wrecked in Canada, where they must rely on the help of a native and his bear.

Director: Catherine Cyran | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Zachery Ty Bryan, August Schellenberg, Dey Young

Votes: 819

43. Daud: Fun on the Run (1997)

Not Rated | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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Notorious gangster asks a career thief by the name of Nandu to steal a package worth over one crore rupees for a fee, which Nandu does so. Things do not go as planned, when Nandu finds out ... See full summary »

Director: Ram Gopal Varma | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Urmila Matondkar, Paresh Rawal, Neeraj Vora

Votes: 784

44. Passion in the Desert (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments ... See full summary »

Director: Lavinia Currier | Stars: Ben Daniels, Michel Piccoli, Paul Meston, Kenneth Collard

Votes: 771 | Gross: $0.25M

45. Paws (1997)

Not Rated | 83 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

4.8
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Alex knows the whereabouts of a stashed-away fortune of $1 million. The mysterious Anja murders him, but he's transferred clues of location of the cash onto computer disk that he gives to ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Zwicky | Stars: Billy Connolly, Nathan Cavaleri, Emilie François, Joe Petruzzi

Votes: 685

46. Laserhawk (1997)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.2
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Teenagers in a mid-west town discover that they are destined to fight off an alien invasion as the crew of a spacecraft of unknown origin. They are aided by a mysterious patient in a ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Pellerin | Stars: Jason James Richter, Melissa Galianos, Gordon Currie, Mark Hamill

Votes: 512

47. Joey (1997)

PG | 96 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

4.7
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Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey after its family is captured and taken to Sydney. Billy travels to Sydney to reunite Joey with his family only to discover ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Jamie Croft, Rebecca Gibney, Alex McKenna, Harold Hopkins

Votes: 444

48. A spasso nel tempo - L'avventura continua (1997)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

3.9
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The back-in-time misadventures of Walter and Ascanio are not finished! The defective time travel machine will bring them from prehistory 'till space, in a funny and light-hearted trip across the time.

Director: Carlo Vanzina | Stars: Massimo Boldi, Christian De Sica, Marco Messeri, Mariangela D'Abbraccio

Votes: 410

49. Bednaya Sasha (1997)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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Director: Tigran Keosayan | Stars: Aleksandr Zbruev, Vera Glagoleva, Yuliya Chernova, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

Votes: 387

50. Cudnovate zgode segrta Hlapica (1997)

Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.3
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Fed up with the harsh treatment his master has given him, a brave little mouse (and later his dog, Brewster) sets off on an adventure.

Director: Milan Blazekovic | Stars: Ivan Gudeljevic, Maja Rozman, Tarik Filipovic, Pero Juricic

Votes: 368



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