Year 1997 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1997 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out talky, serious, suspense, realistic, light and entertaining films and TV shows about / with year 1997, violence, death, murder, mentor, runaway, chase, storytelling, dialogue and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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year 1997 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1997: Escape from New York (1981), The Chalet (2017), Gotti (2018), Phoenix Forgotten (2017), Soledad (2018), Crimes of the Future (1970), Amelie (2001), The Looming Storm (2017), What We Do in the Shadows (2014), Enon opetukset (2011).

List of year 1997 movies

Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, anti hero, kidnapping, future dystopia, cyberpunk, race against time, rescue, hostage, lone wolves, one man army, prison escape, brutality ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 3K
The Chalet (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: A reunion of childhood friends at a remote chalet in the French Alps soon turns into a desperate struggle for survival as they get cut-off from rest of the world and a shocking dark secret from the past surfaces.
Plot: small town life, chalet, bartender, shotgun, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, childhood friend, year 1997, childhood flashback, dark secret, bridge, murder, betrayal ...
Place: france
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 4.8
 9K
Gotti (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, violence, organized crime, loyalty, godfather, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, mob, parents and children, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 2002, year 1984
Place: usa, new york
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Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.
Style: light, dark
Plot: found footage, video camera, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, flashback, secret, friendship, airplane, fear, map, blood, boy ...
Time: 1990s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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 6.5
 39
Soledad (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Love and Anarchy is a dramatic love story based on true events. Two lovers immersed in a repressive political context. A government that portrays them as criminals and the people who regard them as anarchist heroes.
Style: based on true events
Plot: year 1997, shaved head, tragic love, kiss, female protagonist, violence, falling in love, anarchist, anarchy
Time: year 1998, 1990s
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Crimes of the Future (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Crimes of the Future is set in a future where sexually mature women appear to have been obliterated by a plague produced by the use of cosmetics. It details the wanderings of Adrian Tripod director of the dermatological clinic the House of Skin. ...
Plot: end of the world, mad scientist, patient, foot massage, therapist, homoeroticism, fetish, jar, fetishism, taking off shoes, secretly observing, hospital ...
Time: 1990s, future
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 644K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: optimism, loneliness, love and romance, social relations, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, loner, life, young woman, lifestyle change, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
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The Looming Storm (2017)
Genre: Crime
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yu, a self-assured factory guard, fancies himself a detective and begins poking his nose into a murder investigation.
Plot: murder, serial killer, hospital, letter, corpse, factory, demolition, employee, railway, breakdown, bicycle, bus ...
Time: year 2008
Place: china
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What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead.
Style: dark humor, gothic, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, friendship, werewolf, blood, social misfits, buddies, immortality, supernatural, roommate, reality tv, stylish, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978
Place: new zealand
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Enon opetukset (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Plot: manhood, alcohol, year 1997, coffin, uncle, alcoholic
Time: year 1981
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 2K
The Unspoken (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1997 the close-knit Anderson family vanished from their home without a trace. No bodies were ever found and no explanation satisfied curiosity. For 17 years the house has remained undisturbed...until now. This eerily expert frightener is further ...
Plot: evil child, cross, year 1997, single parent, bolt upright after nightmare, mute child, jump scare, demon, supernatural, crucifix, telekinesis, pentagram ...
Time: year 2004
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Standing Tall (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Malony and his education as he grows from a six-year-old into an 18-year-old. A minors’ judge and a caseworker work tirelessly to try to save the young offender.
Plot: juvenile delinquent, social worker, judge, delinquent, juvenile delinquency, teen angst, criminal, coming of age, reform, troublemaker, reform school, pregnant teenager ...
Place: france
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You Are the Apple of My Eye (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Adolescence is like a heavy rain. Even though you catch a cold from it, you still look forward to experiencing it once again. Ko-Teng has several close friends who had a crush on Shen Chia-Yi. Those friends of Ko's thus moved in unison from ...
Style: heartbreaking
Plot: high school, first love, coming of age, basketball, flute, vulgarity, classroom, train station, fight, fistfight, gay, buddy ...
Time: 1990s, year 1994
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Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: hidden identity, gays and lesbians, sadistic psychopath, gay, dysfunctional family, gay relationship, psychopath, countryside, manipulations, gay lead character, homosexuality, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, quebec
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 137
Un Amore (1999)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years of the relationship between a man and a woman. We start in the present, as they are both married to other people and are having an adulterous affair with each other. Then we move to their first date and from there chronologically ...
Plot: male female relationship, guitarist, year 1997, winter, youth, year 2000, exam, iraq war, world cup, beach, extramarital affair, turin italy ...
Time: year 1991, year 1996, year 1984, year 1989, year 1985 ...
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 13
Degenerate (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Haunted by the images of his own traumatic past, Blair O'Leary (Bobby Field) unknowingly leads his friends down a dark path of destruction. Being a good friend, Marcus (David Yost) lends a helping hand getting Blair, Ralphie (Claude Duhammel), ...
Plot: liquor store, youth, year 1997, slum, arizona territory, cadillac, money, car chase, blood, punk, death, purse snatcher ...
Place: arizona, california
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The Woman Who Left (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 226 min.
Story: After spending the last 30 years in prison, Horacia is immediately released when someone else confessed to the crime. Still overwhelmed by her new freedom, she comes to the painful realization that her aristocratic former lover had set her up. As ...
Plot: night, applying lipstick, washing someone, released from prison, gun, lawyer, female protagonist, singing, transvestite, false accusation, protest, vengeance ...
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Boys in the Trees (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: On Halloween 1997, two estranged teen skaters embark on a surreal journey through their memories, dreams and fears.
Style: surreal
Plot: photographer, friendship, vandalism, mask, halloween, surrealism, memory, dream, bullying, death, teenager, journey ...
Time: 1990s
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 5.8
 44K
Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: heist, armored car, betrayal, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, workplace, security, night watchman, armored car robbery, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, mexico, north carolina
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Kill Your Friends (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the late 1990s, a drug-addled nihilist resorts to murder to climb the ladder of the London music industry.
Style: dark humor
Plot: murder, music industry, killer, united kingdom, music, music business, sex scene, dismemberment, sex tape, stripper, cocaine, threesome ...
Time: 1990s, year 1983, year 1981, year 1996
Place: austin texas
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 23K
Turbo Kid (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, an orphaned teen must battle a ruthless warlord to save the girl of his dreams.
Style: futuristic, bloody, stylized, macabre, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: splatter, gore, robot, violence, superhero, wasteland, riding a bicycle, unicorn, damsel in distress, intestines, dead animal, plan ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 528
For Sale (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interviewed by the detective.
Style: sexual, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: private detective, on the road, nightclub, investigation, wedding, missing person, prostitute, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, disappearance, interview, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, marseille, paris france
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 347K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, ghost, death, curses spells and rituals, creature, obsessive quest, characters in danger, peril, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983, year 1978, 1990s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, biting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, chase, killer robot, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, human android relationship, cyborgs, future dystopia, human versus computer, dark future, assassination attempt ...
Time: future, year 1973, 21st century, year 1984
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 35K
Middle Men (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, entertaining ...
Plot: pornography, internet, corruption, russian, mafia, deception, nightclub, explosion, pistol, stripper, wealth, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, chicago illinois, afghanistan ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 61K
The Debt (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: secret agents, spy, mossad, secret agent, haunted by the past, righting the wronged, moral dilemma, nazi, cold war, redemption, war crime, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: israel, middle east, germany, europe, east germany ...
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Time After Time (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname... and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But what if H.G. Wells' invention wasn't fiction? And what if Jack the Ripper ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychotronic, tense ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, fish out of water, serial killer, adventure, culture clash, romance, museum, jack the ripper, changing the past or future, chases and races, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, victorian, 1890s ...
Place: california, san francisco, london, europe, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 218K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reluctant partners, martial arts, two man army, chase, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, kidnapping, ransom, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
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Rumor Has It... (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: uncover truth, love affair, extramarital affair, oldies, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, dysfunctional family, wedding, young lovers, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, san francisco, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 97K
The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: royal family, queen, head of state, historical character, politics, paparazzi, queen of england, pride and honor, death in the family, british royal family, rules and policies, society ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, buckingham palace, europe, scottish highlands, paris france ...
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