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Movies from 1997

6.5
Air Force One (1997) movie poster
Air Force One (1997)

Action, Thriller

When Russian neo-nationalists hijack Air Force One, the world's most secure and extraordinary aircraft, the President is faced with a nearly impossible decision to give in to terrorist demands or sacrifice not only the country's dignity, but the lives of his wife and daughter.

6.2
Alien Resurrection (1997) movie poster
Alien Resurrection (1997)

Science Fiction, Horror, Action

Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from reaching Earth.

7.3
Amistad (1997) movie poster
Amistad (1997)

Drama, History, Mystery

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams also becomes an ally.

4.9
Anaconda (1997) movie poster
Anaconda (1997)

Adventure, Horror, Thriller

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.

7.1
Anastasia (1997) movie poster
Anastasia (1997)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

In this animated, optimistic retelling of one of the greatest myths in history, the evil wizard Rasputin puts a hex on the royal Romanovs and young Anastasia is lost when their palace is overrun. Ten years later, the Grand Duchess offers a reward for Anastasia's return. Two scheming Russians, planning to pawn off a phony, hold auditions and choose an orphan girl with a remarkable resemblance to the missing princess. They bring her to Paris for the reward, unaware she's the real Anastasia.

7
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) movie poster
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

Science Fiction, Comedy, Crime

As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the '90s? With the help of sexy sidekick Vanessa Kensington, he just might.

3.8
Batman & Robin (1997) movie poster
Batman & Robin (1997)

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Batman and Robin deal with relationship issues while preventing Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from attacking Gotham City.

5.9
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997) movie poster
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

Astonished to find the Beast has a deep-seeded hatred for the Christmas season, Belle endeavors to change his mind on the matter.

6.9
Con Air (1997) movie poster
Con Air (1997)

Action, Thriller, Crime

Newly-paroled former US Army ranger Cameron Poe is headed back to his wife, but must fly home aboard a prison transport flight dubbed "Jailbird" taking the “worst of the worst” prisoners, a group described as “pure predators”, to a new super-prison. Poe faces impossible odds when the transport plane is skyjacked mid-flight by the most vicious criminals in the country led by the mastermind — genius serial killer Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom, and backed by black militant Diamond Dog and psychopath Billy Bedlam.

7.1
Cube (1997) movie poster
Cube (1997)

Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery

A group of strangers find themselves trapped in a maze-like prison. It soon becomes clear that each of them possesses the peculiar skills necessary to escape, if they don't wind up dead first.

7.7
Donnie Brasco (1997) movie poster
Donnie Brasco (1997)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and identifies more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.

6.6
Event Horizon (1997) movie poster
Event Horizon (1997)

Horror, Science Fiction, Mystery

In 2047, a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the starship Event Horizon which disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage. However, it soon becomes evident that something sinister resides in its corridors, and that the horrors that befell the Event Horizon's previous journey are still present.

7.3
Face/Off (1997) movie poster
Face/Off (1997)

Action, Crime, Science Fiction

In order to foil a terrorist plot, an FBI agent undergoes facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity of a criminal mastermind. The plan turns sour when the criminal wakes up prematurely and seeks revenge.

7.7
Gattaca (1997) movie poster
Gattaca (1997)

Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery

In a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics, humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. Young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet is determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.

5.8
Good Burger (1997) movie poster
Good Burger (1997)

Family, Comedy

Two hapless youths lead their burger joint in a fight against the giant fast-food chain across the street.

8.3
Good Will Hunting (1997) movie poster
Good Will Hunting (1997)

Drama

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. When Will is arrested for attacking a police officer, Professor Lambeau makes a deal to get leniency for him if he will get treatment from therapist Sean Maguire.

7.3
Hercules (1997) movie poster
Hercules (1997)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the hilarious, hotheaded villain Hades, who's plotting to take over Mount Olympus!

4.6
Home Alone 3 (1997) movie poster
Home Alone 3 (1997)

Comedy, Family

9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try to break into his house to get it back.

5.8
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) movie poster
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

After four high school friends are involved in a hit-and-run road accident, they dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret. A year later, they each start receiving anonymous letters bearing the warning "I Know What You Did Last Summer."

7.5
Jackie Brown (1997) movie poster
Jackie Brown (1997)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan — with help from a bail bondsman — to keep the money for herself.

8.2
L.A. Confidential (1997) movie poster
L.A. Confidential (1997)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.

6.9
Liar Liar (1997) movie poster
Liar Liar (1997)

Comedy

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his mouth has suddenly become his biggest liability.

7.3
Men in Black (1997) movie poster
Men in Black (1997)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle of a deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.

3.6
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997) movie poster
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction

A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord bent on taking control of Earth.

6.6
One Eight Seven (1997) movie poster
One Eight Seven (1997)

Drama, Thriller

After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is afraid of lawsuits, slowly drives Garfield mad.

3.9
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997) movie poster
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

Action, Adventure, Thriller

A disgruntled former employee hijacks the Seabourn Legend cruise liner. Set on a fixed course, without any means of communication and at the mercy of the hijacker, it's up to the one cop on vacation, and his soon to be fiancé (hopefully) Annie, to regain control of it before it kills the passengers and causes an environmental disaster. Insurmountable and daunting tasks awaits them on their perilous journey throughout the ship trying to fend off the hijacker and save the passengers.

5
Sprung (1997) movie poster
Sprung (1997)

Comedy, Romance

Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes Clyde's worst enemy. Meanwhile Montel and Brandy fall in love and plan to marry, and Adina and Clyde try to do everything to stop them.

7.3
Starship Troopers (1997) movie poster
Starship Troopers (1997)

Adventure, Action, Thriller

Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between mankind and an arachnoid species known as "the Bugs".

7.6
The Fifth Element (1997) movie poster
The Fifth Element (1997)

Adventure, Fantasy, Action

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

7.7
The Game (1997) movie poster
The Game (1997)

Drama, Thriller, Mystery

In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a cold-hearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad: a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nary a nanosecond, Nicholas finds himself consumed by a dangerous set of ever-changing rules, unable to distinguish where the charade ends and reality begins.

6.5
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) movie poster
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that he has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ladylove and a wildlife videographer join an expedition to document the lethal lizards' natural behavior in this action-packed thriller.

6.5
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) movie poster
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Adventure, Action, Thriller

A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now James Bond must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged battle to end his reign of terror and prevent global pandemonium.

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