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 suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense and exciting films and TV shows about / with revenge, violence, murder, storytelling, brutality, mentor, vengeance, dialogue, gun and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy 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: Black Site (2018), Degenerate (2012), Escape from New York (1981), Curveball (2020), Boys in the Trees (2016), Kill Your Friends (2015), Oldboy (2013), Desert Flower (2009), House of Gucci (2021), Geek USA (2013).

List of year 1997 movies

 3.8
 1K
Black Site (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 80's inspired John Carpenteresque Action. A young woman is forced to push past her worst fears and battle to deport an ancient entity back to where it came from. Set inside an underground military base known as The Artemis Black Site, the movie ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: fear, survival, entity, mythology, ancient, creature, military base, humvee, sword fight, mission, chase, violence ...
Time: year 1997
Place: england
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 6.7
 18
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), ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, psychological
Plot: gangsters, criminal, death, arizona desert, punk, desert, youth, violence, revenge, murder, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, california
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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: exciting, serious, rough, apocalyptic, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, prison, post apocalypse, loner, future dystopia, rescue, race against time, hostage, escape, violence, lone hero ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1997, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, usa, california ...
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 6.9
 274
Curveball (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Although he already has searched Iraq unsuccessfully for weapons of mass destruction as a member of a UN mission, German bio-weapons expert Arndt Wolf is still obsessed with the idea that Saddam Hussein is hiding something. Nobody around him is ...
Style: surreal, humorous, factual
Plot: lie, government, intelligence, adult humor, forgery, dark humor, topical humor, spy, intelligence agency, refugee, bio weapon, american ...
Time: year 1997, year 1999, year 2004, year 2002, year 2001 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, munich germany
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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, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, friendship, ghost story, fear, memory, death, bullying, coming of age, ghost, memories, imagination, teenager ...
Time: 90s, year 1997
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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: slasher, rough, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, music industry, music business, psychopath, cocaine, secret, criminal, ambition, criminal as protagonist, plan gone wrong, sociopath as protagonist, sociopathy ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, year 1996, year 1981, year 1983 ...
Place: united kingdom, england, edinburgh scotland, mississippi, sweden ...
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 5.8
 77K
Oldboy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.
Style: twist ending, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, male nudity, female nudity, twists and turns, vengeance, torture, revenge, sex scene, attempted rape, strong sexual content, incestuous sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2000, year 2003, year 2005 ...
Place: usa, new york
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 7.3
 13K
Desert Flower (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The autobiography of a Somalian nomad who was sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against female genital mutilation.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: life is a bitch, supermodel, fighting the system, model, injustice, fashion, un, homelessness, feminism, human spirit, african, introspection ...
Time: year 1997, contemporary, 21st century
Place: somalia, africa, europe, london, england
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 6.6
 135K
House of Gucci (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The true story of how Patrizia Reggiani plotted to kill her husband Maurizio Gucci, the grandson of renowned fashion designer Guccio Gucci.
Style: realistic, romantic, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, mistress, high society, love, family relations, fashion industry, crimes, job, psychic, femme fatale, wealthy family ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 70s, 80s ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, new york, tuscany ...
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 8.3
 33
Geek USA (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Geek USA" is a quirky romantic comedy filled with 90s nostalgia about a high school senior in a rock band who suddenly goes from zero social life to having three very competitive dates for prom.
Plot: geek, prom, high school, singer, drums, music band, caucasian, guitar, eyeglasses, camera, singing
Time: 90s, year 1997
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 5.9
 528
Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, parents and children, obsession, society, crimes, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, injustice, family in crisis, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1997, year 2002, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, texas
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Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 (1994)
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: sex comedy, teen sex comedy, psychotronic, parody, cult film
Plot: time travel, erotica, first sexual experience, sexual fantasy, revolution, cross dressing, sexual repression, terminator, distopia, high school, teenage girl, sexuality ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century, year 2000, year 1997 ...
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Infernal Affairs II (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, organized crime, spy, crimes, vengeance, murder, police, survival, police investigation, recruit, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1997 ...
Place: hong kong, china, asia, thailand
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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: parody, humorous, absurd, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, spy, farce, dumb, spy spoof, james bond spoof, espionage, secret agents, culture clash, adventure, secret service, sarcasm ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1997
Place: london, usa, las vegas
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 7.0
 7K
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, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, friendship, childhood trauma, small town, childhood friend, betrayal, childhood memory, dark secret, secret, death, murder, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, year 1997
Place: france
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 6.1
 75
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: psychological, tense, romantic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, tragic love, anarchy, violence, anarchist, female protagonist, love, couples, political repression, relationships, escapades, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, year 1998
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Enon opetukset (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
TV show
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, alcoholic, uncle, manhood, alcohol, coffin
Time: year 1981, year 1997
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 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: scary, suspense, psychological, dark, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, murder, death, family in danger, haunted by the past, exorcism, paranormal investigation, sibling relationship, evil force, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, year 1997
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 6.7
 28K
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: bloody, splatter, stylized, slasher, brutal ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, superhero, distopia, monster, friendship, apocalypse, childhood, robot, adventure, fight scenes, transformation, brutality ...
Time: future, 80s, 90s, year 1997
Place: new jersey
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 6.4
 570
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: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: wedding, sex scene, making love, private investigator, prostitute, private detective, investigation, nightclub, missing person, on the road, female nudity, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1997
Place: france, paris france, marseille
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 8.4
 444K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, monster, paranormal, demon, supernatural ability, ghost, demon hunter, paranormal phenomena, peril, killings, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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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, entertaining, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, cyborgs, androids and robots, robot, post apocalypse, man versus machine, chase, artificial intelligence, dark future, killer robot, apocalypse, terminator ...
Time: future, near future, year 1984, year 2017, year 1997 ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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 6.8
 38K
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: entertaining, erotic, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, internet, porn industry, stripper, female nudity, husband wife relationship, business, masturbation, success, showbiz, porn star ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 50s, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, texas, houston texas ...
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 6.8
 70K
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: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, talky ...
Plot: spy, mossad, war criminal, cold war, world war two, jewish, secret agents, nazi, espionage, nazi hunter, redemption, female protagonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1997 ...
Place: israel, middle east, berlin germany, east germany, germany ...
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 7.0
 270K
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, buddy comedy, funny, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, reluctant partners, kung fu, chase, fight scenes, police investigation, two man army, adventure, crimes, buddy cop, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: los angeles, hong kong, california, china, usa
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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: humorous, romantic, light, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love affair, wedding, romance, dysfunctional family, love story, infidelity, love and romance, life is a bitch, young lovers, youth, uncover truth, relationships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1997
Place: california, san francisco, new jersey, usa, new york ...
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 7.7
 30K
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: art house, emotional, visually appealing, depressing, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gay asian, lgbtq, romance, love, lgbt, sexuality, loneliness, gender, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, year 1996
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina, hong kong, china, asia ...
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 3.7
 255K
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: exciting, stylized, serious, ridiculous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night, date night, family outing
Plot: superhero, double life, good versus evil, justice, crime fighter, transformation, mad scientist, chase, death, secret identity, adventure, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1997
Place: india, south america
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 5.9
 77K
88 Minutes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI, receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, fbi, murder, manipulation, death, crimes, twists and turns, death threat, paranoia, frame up, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1997
Place: washington state, seattle, washington d.c., usa
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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: ridiculous, exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret service, secret agents, secret organization, mentor, british, chase, undercover, tough guy, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 1997
Place: england, london, united kingdom, britain, kentucky ...
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