Most Voted Animation Feature Films Released 1997-01-01 to 1997-12-31
1. 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: 276,196 | Gross: $2.38M
2. Hercules (1997)
G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 170,937 | Gross: $99.05M
3. Anastasia (1997)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 99,033 | Gross: $58.41M
4. Perfect Blue (1997)
R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery
A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
Votes: 38,713 | Gross: $0.11M
Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995).
6. Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)
Not Rated | 101 min | Animation, Action, Mystery
A recap of the first 24 episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion, followed by a 30-minute continuation of the plot that would later form the first third of The End of Evangelion.
7. Cats Don't Dance (1997)
G | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Danny, an ambitious singing and dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star.
Votes: 6,257 | Gross: $3.56M
Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Action, Drama
The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Takimi Shigure watched his friends and family get cut down in the name of ... See full summary »
11. I Married a Strange Person! (1997)
R | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A newlywed develops a strange lump on his neck that gives him the ability to transform people or objects at will. His wife is very upset. Meanwhile, the CEO of Smilecorp learns of this man ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,557 | Gross: $0.20M
12. Pippi Longstocking (1997)
G | 75 min | Animation, Family, Musical
Pippi is a little girl who lives alone in her house, while her captain is sailing the sees. With Pippi we meet her horse, her monkey and her two friends Tommy and Anika. Together they go on many journeys through the neighborhood!
Votes: 1,082 | Gross: $0.78M
14. Tenchi the Movie 2: The Daughter of Darkness (1997)
PG-13 | 95 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
One hot summer day, a young girl suddenly appears in front of Tenchi claming the he's her papa! Everyone wonders who the mother could be, and this greatly upsets Ryoko, and she wants the ... See full summary »
15. Babes in Toyland (1997)
G | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Everyone's favorite nursery rhyme characters come magically and musically to life in this animated adventure based on the classic holiday tale.
16. Gekijôban Furandaasu no inu (1997)
G | 93 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A small poor boy lives with his caring grandfather in a small Flemish village in the 19th century Belgium, has a lovable pet dog, loves art and dreams of becoming a famous painter one day. Based on a famous Flemish novel.
17. Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)
Unrated | 50 min | Animation, Fantasy
In the near future, the demons prepare for a new assault on earth, which is protected by the guardians, a struggle that has gone on for eons. The dark masters have found ways to release the... See full summary »
18. Cudnovate zgode segrta Hlapica (1997)
Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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.
19. Sureiyâzu gurêto (1997)
60 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Lina and Naga, on their way to a town called Storner, robbed bad guys of their precious treasure. Storner was known as a town of "Gorlems" moved by magic power. And again the two were ... See full summary »
20. Jungle Emperor Leo (1997)
PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure
The story of Leo, the lion emperor and his family, and their struggles to protect the jungle from intruders bent on recklessly mining the a precious stone.
100 min | Animation, Comedy, Action
The Nohara family gets involved in a dispute between two clans who are fighting to possess a sphere claimed to be able to bring back to life a powerful evil spirit.
22. Die furchtlosen Vier (1997)
Not Rated | 89 min | Animation, Family, Musical
The popular children's tale about a donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster who are on their way to the slaughterhouse when they get a lucky break and escape.
23. Sakura Wars (1997)
PG-13 | 120 min | Animation, Adventure
Following in the aftermath of a terrible Demon-Human war, turn of the century Japan is preparing a new fighting force in case the demons decide to return. A squadron of giant robots are ... See full summary »
25. Dibu: La película (1997)
105 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
When Caro and Marce go on vacation they find a new friend, Buji, and just like Dibu, she is a cartoon animated kid. Abu, Pepe, Víctor, Leo and Dibu are left alone at home and they have ... See full summary »
27. The Ugly Duckling (1997)
81 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Inspired by Hans Christian Anderson's classic story, the Ugly Duckling teams up with friend Scruffy, and the lovable misfits embark on a journey that helps them realize that their differences are what make them special.
99 min | Animation, Comedy
29. Mondo Plympton (1997)
53 min | Animation, Biography, History
A compilation of animator Bill Plympton's classic shorts, including "Your Face", "How to Kiss", "One of Those Days", "25 Ways to Quit Smoking", "Plymptoons", "Nosehair" and "How to Make ... See full summary »
30. Doraemon: Nobita no Neji maki shitî Bôkenki (1997)
99 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Nobita and Doraemon got the small planet in a lottery. In which is blessed with rich nature, they infuse with spirit into their toys by "Screw"of Doraemon's tool, and build "Screw City".
32. Go to Hell!! (1997)
73 min | Animation, Comedy, History
Based on the premise that "God" is actually an alien called G.D., who wiped out the dinosaurs and populated the Earth with apes from his own planet (who eventually evolve into us). "The ... See full summary »
33. Bad Baby (1997)
TV-G | 79 min | Family, Animation, Comedy
Approaching his second birthday, Baby is still quite a handful for his long-suffering sister and parents. He's very demanding, hard to put to sleep, and they can't take their eyes off him ... See full summary »
34. Herkules (1997)
45 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Once upon a time when monsters and ogres were living all over the world, Zeus decided after the birth of Hercules, to immortalise him and make him be the sovereign of the Greek people. But ... See full summary »
40. Chikyû ga ugoita hi (1997)
76 min | Animation
Over 6,000 people die when the 1995 'Kobe' earthquake hits Japan. In the aftermath of the tragedy a young student turns his attention outward to deal with death, console a friend and ... See full summary »
42. Elmer no boken (1997)
87 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
The little Elmer finds a strange Cat.She tells him about a little dragon who is being held captive on an island of weird animals. Elmer is on its way - and actually finds the helpless ... See full summary »
Director: Masami Hata
43. Quasimodo: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1997)
99 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An animated adaptation of the classic Victor Hugo novel. A young deformed boy, named Quasimodo, is taken in by the wicked Archdeacon Frollo after the death of his mother, and is turned into... See full summary »
46. Jigoku Sensei Nube: Gozen 0 toki Nube Shisu (1997)
45 min | Animation, Action, Thriller
Nube gets a new student called Jun Kagami, a shy boy who has just transferred to Doumori Elementary School. Due to his insecurities, Jun believes that his only friend is a mysterious clown ... See full summary »
47. Sesame Street: Get Up and Dance (1997)
Not Rated | 30 min | Animation
When it's your teddy bear's birthday, you want to celebrate in style! That's why Big Bird is throwing a dance party for Radar. Everyone's getting into the act, and they're doing all their ... See full summary »