1997 Filmsby PurpleFalcon | created - 06 Dec 2017 | updated - 02 Nov 2018 | Public
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1. Fools Rush In (1997)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a one night stand with Alex, Isabel realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions.
Votes: 31,068 | Gross: $29.29M
All Time Favorite - Matthew Perry
2. Dante's Peak (1997)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
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.
Votes: 76,498 | Gross: $67.13M
All Time Favorite - Pierce Brosnan
3. Face/Off (1997)
R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In order to foil a terrorist plot, an FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent.
Votes: 334,670 | Gross: $112.23M
All Time Favorite - John Travolta
4. Nothing to Lose (1997)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Nick's wife's in bed with his boss. He later gets a gun to his head by a carjacker but steps on the gas pedal. They end up friends after adventures together - holdups, burglary, reckless driving, revenge etc. Twists follow.
Votes: 42,200 | Gross: $44.46M
All Time Favorite - Kelly Preston
5. The Postman (1997)
R | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 65,955 | Gross: $17.63M
All Time Favorite- Kevin Costner
6. Starship Troopers (1997)
R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Humans in a fascist, militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs.
Votes: 256,446 | Gross: $54.81M
All Time Favorite - Denise Richards
7. Leave It to Beaver (1997)
PG | 84 min | Comedy, Family
The several misadventures and life-lessons learned by 8-year-old Theodore "Beaver" Cleaver in an entertaining and hilarious tale of a small-town Ohio family and the daily trials and tribunes of life.
Votes: 3,828 | Gross: $10.71M
All Time Favorite - Christopher McDonald
8. Con Air (1997)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.
Votes: 263,935 | Gross: $101.12M
Best of the 90's - John Cusack
9. Murder at 1600 (1997)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young woman is murdered in the White House. Homicide detective Regis/W.Snipes investigates while Secret Service works against him. He's assigned agent Chance/D.Lane. She eventually cooperates after a man's framed.
Votes: 27,425 | Gross: $25.83M
11. L.A. Confidential (1997)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen -- one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy -- investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Votes: 506,777 | Gross: $64.62M
12. Metro (1997)
R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A Hostage Negotiator teams up with a Sharpshooter to bring down a dangerous jewel thief.
Votes: 24,604 | Gross: $31.99M
13. Little City (1997)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
San Francisco is a little city, where you keep running into the same 6 people, here 5 around 30 y.o. and a cougar on the prowl for young women, all going in and out of relationships.
14. Trojan War (1997)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy
Brad is about to hook up with the girl of his dreams, but runs into a problem, no condom. So Brad sets out into the night to find one, running into many obstacles along the way, while not knowing his best friend, Leah is in love with him.
Votes: 5,469 | Gross: $0.00M
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Anthony Michael Hall
15. Picture Perfect (1997)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Votes: 18,142 | Gross: $31.06M
Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Bacon
16. George of the Jungle (1997)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress.
Votes: 67,510 | Gross: $105.26M
17. Home Alone 3 (1997)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Alex Pruitt, an 8-year-old boy living in Chicago, must fend off international spies who seek a top-secret computer chip in his toy car.
Votes: 99,492 | Gross: $30.88M
19. Breast Men (1997 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A movie about two doctors who created breast implants as this follows them over the years. However, when success and money come their way, they separate and follow different paths.
20. Absolute Power (1997)
R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Career thief Luther Whitney (Clint Eastwood) witnesses a horrific crime involving U.S. President Alan Richmond (Gene Hackman).
Votes: 47,755 | Gross: $50.01M
22. Stag (1997)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Victor Mallick returned to his home and found out that all of his friends have arranged a surprise bachelor/stag party for him. Two strippers were hired to cheer up the party. However, when... See full summary »
23. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)
158 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
In 1886, a French marine biologist aboard an American warship is scouring the Atlantic Ocean in search of a sea monster that routinely attacks and sinks passing ships.
25. Justice League of America (1997 TV Movie)
86 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An evil Weather Man intent on destroying New Metro City with a series of malevolent meteorological mishaps? Can the super-powered (and semi-employed) Justice League of America save the day?... See full summary »
27. The Devil's Advocate (1997)
R | 144 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job at a high-end New York City law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.
Votes: 311,067 | Gross: $60.98M
28. Good Will Hunting (1997)
R | 126 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 799,787 | Gross: $138.43M
29. Scream 2 (1997)
R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery
Two years after the first series of murders, as Sydney acclimates to college life, someone donning the Ghostface costume begins a new string of killings.
Votes: 149,187 | Gross: $101.36M
30. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.
Votes: 577,835 | Gross: $57.60M
31. As Good as It Gets (1997)
PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.
Votes: 261,299 | Gross: $148.48M
32. Men in Black (1997)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.
Votes: 492,091 | Gross: $250.69M
33. Batman & Robin (1997)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.
Votes: 224,254 | Gross: $107.33M
34. Hercules (1997)
G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The son of Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.
Votes: 191,067 | Gross: $99.05M
35. The Game (1997)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality.
Votes: 324,857 | Gross: $48.32M
36. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there, while an InGen team approaches with another agenda.
Votes: 357,386 | Gross: $229.09M
37. The Edge (1997)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 64,983 | Gross: $27.78M
38. Event Horizon (1997)
R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.
Votes: 148,383 | Gross: $26.67M
39. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery
Four young friends bound by a tragic accident are reunited when they find themselves being stalked by a hook-wielding maniac in their small seaside town.
Votes: 126,969 | Gross: $72.59M
40. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 212,267 | Gross: $53.88M
42. Contact (1997)
PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster), after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.
Votes: 241,555 | Gross: $100.92M
43. Bean (1997)
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum.
Votes: 92,330 | Gross: $45.32M
44. My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a woman's long-time friend reveals he's engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.
Votes: 121,480 | Gross: $127.12M
45. Donnie Brasco (1997)
R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama