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 serious, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic and cult film films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, violence, mentor, murder, danger, runaway, brutality, dialogue, betrayal and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
year 1997
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year 1997 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1997: Little Fires Everywhere (2020), Bomb City (2017), Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997), Brother (1997), The Chalet (2017), Gotti (2018), Phoenix Forgotten (2017), Soledad (2018), The Unspoken (2015), Kill Your Friends (2015).

List of year 1997 movies

Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 463 min.
TV show
Story: The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in ...
Style: suspense, psychological, social, pink cinema
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parents and children, teenage sexuality, social differences, female artist, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, wealthy family, conflict, strong female character, lgbt teen, racial tension, single parent ...
Time: year 1997, 1990s, 90s
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 7K
Bomb City (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A crime-drama, about the cultural aversion of a group of punk rockers in a conservative Texas town. Their ongoing battle with a rival, more-affluent clique leads to a controversial hate crime that questions the morality of American justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: punk, subculture, society, murder, fistfight, life is a bitch, friends, intolerance, drugs/alcohol, tragic love, family relations, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997
Place: usa, texas
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Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, shrinking, experiment gone awry, fish out of water, family, inventor, parents and children, disorder, odd couple, rescue, nothing goes right, mischievous children ...
Time: year 1997, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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 8.0
 17K
Brother (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: russian, russian mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, hitman, life is a bitch, vigilante, organized crime, anti hero, brutality, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1997
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the future, corporations have taken over the world and banned sex. A group of rebellious high school students devise a way to go back in time to the present day and try change history to prevent that from happening.
Style: cult film, sex comedy, psychotronic
Plot: time travel, high school, girl with glasses, group shower, assassin, shooting, sexual tension, virgin, private investigation, shared shower, screaming woman, fake identity ...
Time: year 2000, year 1994, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century ...
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, parody, undercover, spy, secret agents, james bond spoof, good versus evil, dumb, farce, goofy hero, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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 7.0
 5K
The Chalet (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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.
Style: tense, enigmatic, touching, suspense
Plot: murder, friendship, isolation, childhood trauma, betrayal, childhood friend, small town, dark secret, secret, childhood flashback, death, injury ...
Time: 21st century, year 1997
Place: france
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 4.8
 13K
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, betrayal, gangsters, profanity, godfather, violence, crime, parents and children, family relations, ambition, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 2002, year 1997 ...
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: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, dark, scary ...
Plot: ufo, friendship, desperation, fear, alien, found footage, dark secret, investigation, secret, missing person, tragedy, travel ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1997
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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 6.1
 54
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: tragic love, violence, female protagonist, shaved head, kiss, anarchist, anarchy, falling in love, settler, fall in love
Time: 90s, year 1997, year 1998, 1990s
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 ...
Style: suspense, psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, death, supernatural, family in danger, exorcism, haunted by the past, sibling relationship, paranormal investigation, danger, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 2004
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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: disturbing, rough, tense, suspense, dark humor
Plot: killer, murder, music industry, music business, secret, psychopath, criminal, ambition, rivalry, plan gone wrong, criminal as protagonist, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1997, year 1983, year 1996 ...
Place: austin texas, new york, london, england, europe
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 26K
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, stylized, harsh, absurd, bloody ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, superhero, robot, gang, childhood trauma, violence, friendship, teenage hero, gore, distopia, adventure, mad scientist ...
Time: year 1997, 80s, future
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 543
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: wedding, nightclub, on the road, missing person, investigation, prostitute, private detective, dishonesty, down on your luck, sexual relations, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: france, paris france, marseille
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Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, time travel, man versus machine, post apocalyptic, androids and robots, post apocalypse, chase, time paradox, heroes, danger, artificial intelligence, killer robot ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s, year 1997, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 36K
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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pornography, internet, mafia, success, drugs/alcohol, showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption, husband wife relationship, sex scene, masturbation, nightclub ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s, year 1997 ...
Place: usa, texas, los angeles, houston texas, afghanistan ...
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 64K
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: mossad, secret agents, war criminal, spy, secret agent, righting the wronged, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, spies, war crime, cold war, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: israel, middle east, germany, europe, ukraine ...
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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, serious, atmospheric, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, museum, jack the ripper, serial killer, culture clash, fish out of water, romance, adventure, crimes, imaginary, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, victorian england ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, europe, usa
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 7.0
 236K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, two man army, fbi, unlikely friendships, kung fu, police investigation, martial arts, fish out of water, ransom, chase, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, california, united states ...
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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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love affair, uncover truth, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, oldies, youth, young lovers, extramarital affair, dysfunctional family, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1997
Place: usa, california, san francisco, pasadena california, los angeles ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 103K
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: queen, historical character, royal family, head of state, queen of england, paparazzi, politics, british royal family, death, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, britain, europe, london ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 145K
Predator 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth -- and this time, it's drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, serial murder, laser, drug lord, invisibility, danger, predator, lone hero, military uniform, survival, gang war ...
Time: 90s, future, year 1997, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 4.6
 3K
Night Skies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On March 13th, 1997 one of the largest UFO sightings ever recorded took place across the southwestern United States...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ufo, investigation, supernatural, danger, mistaken identity, memory loss, alien encounter, deadly, creature, stranded, abduction, kidnapping ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 1K
Hong Kong 97 (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hong Kong 97 takes place in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with interests in the colony, guns down key members of the Chinese envoy which will ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heroes, hitman, frame up, false accusation, murder, wrongfully committed, survival, catastrophe, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, near future, year 1997
Place: hong kong, china, europe, asia, england
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: As Harry begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as 'Property of the Half-Blood Prince', and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, stylized, fairy tale, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, school, supernatural ability, young heroes, chosen one, good versus evil, wizards, boarding school life, prophecy, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort's bid for immortality. But with Harry's beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort's unscrupulous ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: chosen one, wizards and magicians, young heroes, magical, supernatural ability, wizards, magic, journey, bravery, good versus evil, witch, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, teacher, supernatural, magic, young heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, near future, year 1998 ...
Place: europe, england
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Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: 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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, hostage, anti heroes, anti hero, prison, cyberpunk, kidnapping, rescue, race against time, distopia, prison escape, lone wolves ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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 7.8
 22K
Happy Together (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple take a trip to Argentina in search of a new beginning, but instead find themselves drifting ever further apart.
Style: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: romance, friendship, alienation, couple relations, longing, angel, couples, disorder, prostitute, looking for love, fish out of water, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1997
Place: argentina, hong kong, asia, latin america, taipei ...
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 3.8
 232K
Batman & Robin (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Along with crime-fighting partner Robin and new recruit Batgirl, Batman battles the dual threat of frosty genius Mr. Freeze and homicidal horticulturalist Poison Ivy. Freeze plans to put Gotham City on ice, while Ivy tries to drive a wedge between ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: superhero, double life, batman, secret identity, good versus evil, crime fighter, undercover, fighting crime, superhuman powers, super vehicle, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, twentieth century, year 1997, 1990s
Place: india
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