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A list of American films released in 1997.
Titanic became the highest grossing film of all time, and won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Highest grossingEdit

1997
Rank
Title Studio Box Office Gross
Total Int.l U.S./Canada
1. Titanic Paramount Pictures/20th Century Fox $1,835,300,000 $600,788,188
2. The Lost World: Jurassic Park Universal Pictures $615,100,000 $229,086,679
3. Men in Black Columbia Pictures $576,747,615 $250,690,539
4. Tomorrow Never Dies MGM/United Artists $346,632,007 $125,304,276
5. As Good as It Gets Sony Pictures $314,178,011 $148,478,011
6. Air Force One Columbia Pictures/Buena Vista International $302,888,056 $172,956,409
7. Liar Liar Universal Pictures $302,710,615 $181,410,615
8. My Best Friend's Wedding Sony Pictures $299,288,605 $127,120,029
9. The Fifth Element Columbia Pictures (distribution only) $249,340,020 $63,820,180
10. The Full Monty Fox Searchlight Pictures $243,957,453 $45,948,975

# - AEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
…First Do No HarmJim Abrahams Meryl Streep, Fred Ward Drama Made for TV
12 Angry MenWilliam Friedkin Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, James Gandolfini, Ossie Davis, William Petersen, Hume Cronyn, Edward James Olmos Drama Made for TV
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Michael Anderson Ben Cross, Richard Crenna Adventure Made for TV
20,000 Leagues Under the SeaRod Hardy Michael Caine, Patrick Dempsey Adventure Made for TV
4 Little GirlsSpike Lee Documentary Oscar-nominated
8 Heads in a Duffel BagTom Schulman Joe Pesci, Andy Comeau, Dyan Cannon, Kristy Swanson Black comedy
AberrationTim Boxell Pamela Gidley Horror
Absolute PowerClint Eastwood Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Judy Davis, Scott Glenn, E. G. Marshall, Dennis Haysbert Crime drama Based on novel by David Baldacci
Addicted to LoveGriffin Dunne Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Kelly Preston, Tchéky Karyo Comedy
AfterglowAlan Rudolph Nick Nolte, Julie Christie Drama
Air Force OneWolfgang Petersen Harrison Ford, Glenn Close, Gary Oldman Action 2 Oscar nominations
The AlarmistEvan Dunsky David Arquette, Kate Capshaw, Stanley Tucci Comedy
Alaska: Spirit of the Wild George Casey Alaska Documentary
Albino AlligatorKevin Spacey Matt Dillon, Faye Dunaway, Gary Sinise, Joe Mantegna Suspense
Alien ResurrectionJean-Pierre Jeunet Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Ron Perlman, Dan Hedaya Science fiction preceded by Alien 3
Alien Nation: The Udara LegacyKenneth Johnson Gary Graham Science fiction Made for TV
All Over MeAlex Sichel Alison Folland, Tara Subkoff
American Perfekt Paul Chart Fairuza Balk, Robert Forster, Amanda Plummer Drama Screened at 1997 Cannes Film Festival
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood BurnArthur Hiller Ryan O'Neal, Eric Idle, Coolio Comedy
An American Werewolf in ParisAnthony Waller Tom Everett Scott, Julie Delpy, Vince Vieluf, Julie BowenHorror sequel to American Werewolf in London
AmistadSteven Spielberg Morgan Freeman, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Stellan Skarsgård, Anna Paquin Drama 4 Oscar nominations
AnacondaLuis Llosa Jennifer Lopez, Jon Voight, Ice Cube, Eric Stoltz, Owen Wilson, Jonathan Hyde, Kari Wührer Horror 6 Razzie nominations
AnastasiaDon Bluth, Gary Goldman Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Hank Azaria, Christopher Lloyd, Angela Lansbury (voices) Animated film
Angels in the EndzoneGary Nadeau Christopher Lloyd, Paul Dooley Fantasy, Sports
Anna KareninaBernard Rose Sophie Marceau, Sean Bean Drama from Leo Tolstoy novel
Anthem to Beauty Jeremy Marre Grateful Dead Documentary
The ApostleRobert Duvall Robert Duvall, Miranda Richardson, Farrah Fawcett Drama also written by Duvall
Area 51: The Alien Interview
As Good as It GetsJames L. Brooks Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr. Romantic comedy Oscars for Hunt, Nicholson
The AssignmentChristian Duguay Aidan Quinn, Ben Kingsley Drama
Asteroid Bradford May Michael Biehn, Annabella Sciorra, Zachary Charles, Don Franklin, Carlos Gómez, Michael Weatherly, Anne-Marie Johnson Science fiction made for TV; Emmy for visual effects
Austin Powers: International Man of MysteryJay Roach Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Seth Green, Mindy Sterling, Mimi Rogers Spy Comedy 1st of series

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
B*A*P*SRobert Townsend Halle Berry, Martin Landau Comedy New Line Cinema
Back in BusinessPhilippe Mora Brian Bosworth, Joe Torry Action direct-to-video
BangAsh Darling Narita, Peter Greene Drama
Batman and RobinJoel Schumacher Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, John Glover, Elle Macpherson Action, Superhero Sequel; nominated for 11 Razzie awards
BeanMel Smith Rowan Atkinson Comedy based on U.K. TV series
The Beautician and the BeastKen Kwapis Fran Drescher, Timothy Dalton Comedy Paramount
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Animated film
Below UtopiaKurt Voss Alyssa Milano, Ice-T Thriller aka Body Count
The Best Bad ThingPeter Rowe Lana McKissick, Robert Ito Drama
Best MenTamra Davis Fred Ward, Drew Barrymore Comedy Orion
A Better Place Elon Bailey Drama
Beverly Hills NinjaDennis Dugan Chris Farley, Nicollette Sheridan Comedy TriStar
The Big OneMichael Moore Michael Moore Documentary
Black Scorpion II: AftershockJonathan Winfrey Joan Severance, Whip Hubley Action, Superhero Sequel
The Blood Oranges Philip Haas Sheryl Lee
Bloodsport IIIAlan Mehrez Daniel Bernhardt, John Rhys-Davies Action direct-to-video
BongwaterRichard Sears Luke Wilson, Jack Black, Alicia Witt Comedy
Boogie BoyCraig Hamann Traci Lords, Frederic Forrest, Joan Jett Drama
Boogie NightsPaul Thomas Anderson Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Don Cheadle, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Heather Graham Drama 3 Oscar nominations; Golden Globe for Reynolds
Booty CallJeff Pollack Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, Vivica A. Fox, Tamala Jones Comedy
The BoxerJim Sheridan Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson Drama 3 Golden Globe nominations
Boys Life 2 Vincent D'Onofrio, Mary Beth Hurt Drama, Anthology Sequel
The BraveJohnny Depp Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando Experimental
BreakdownJonathan Mostow Kurt Russell, Kathleen Quinlan, J. T. Walsh Thriller Paramount
Breast MenLawrence O'Neil Chris Cooper, David Schwimmer Drama Made for TV
Broadway DamageVictor Mignatti Mara Hobel Comedy
BuddyCaroline Thompson Rene Russo, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Cumming Drama
The Butcher BoyNeil Jordan Stephen Rea Drama

CEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Campfire TalesWilliam Cooke, Paul Talbot Horror
Cannibal Rollerbabes Horror
Casper: A Spirited BeginningSean McNamara Steve Guttenberg, Lori Loughlin, Rodney Dangerfield Comedy Direct-to-video
Cats Don't Dance Animated film
Chasing AmyKevin Smith Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Lee, Jason Mewes Comedy
Chinese BoxWayne Wang Jeremy Irons, Gong Li Drama TriMark Pictures
A Christmas CarolStan Phillips Tim Curry, Whoopi Goldberg voices Animated
City of IndustryJohn Irvin Harvey Keitel, Stephen Dorff, Timothy Hutton, Famke Janssen, Lucy Liu Drama Universal
ClockwatchersJill Sprecher Toni Collette, Lisa Kudrow, Parker Posey Comedy
Commandments Daniel Taplitz Aidan Quinn, Courteney Cox, Anthony LaPaglia Rom com
Common Bonds Filmed by teenagers
Con AirSimon West Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi Action 2 Oscar nominations
Conspiracy TheoryRichard Donner Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts Thriller Warner Bros.
ContactRobert Zemeckis Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, Angela Bassett, John Hurt, Tom Skerritt, David Morse Science fiction Warner Bros.; based on a novel by Carl Sagan
Cop LandJames Mangold Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Annabella Sciorra, Peter Berg, Michael Rapaport, Cathy Moriarty Crime drama Miramax
CovenMark Borchardt Horror 36 minutes
Crayola Kids Adventures: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
The Cremaster CycleMatthew Barney Experimental 5 films
Crossed SwordsRichard Fleischer Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch Adventure
Crowned and DangerousChristopher Leitch Yasmine Bleeth, Jill Clayburgh Thriller Made for TV

DEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Danger ZoneAllan Eastman Billy Zane, Robert Downey, Jr., Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Ron Silver Action
Dangerous GroundDarrell RoodtIce Cube, Elizabeth Hurley Thriller
Dante's PeakRoger Donaldson Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton Disaster film Universal
Deconstructing HarryWoody Allen Kirstie Alley, Richard Benjamin, Billy Crystal, Judy Davis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Demi Moore, Elisabeth Shue, Robin Williams Comedy Fine Line Features
Def Jam's How to Be a PlayerLionel C. Martin Bill Bellamy Comedy
Defying GravityJohn Keitel Drama
Demolition UniversityKevin Tenney Corey Haim, Ami Dolenz, Laraine Newman, Robert Forster Action Direct-to-video
Detective Conan: The Time-Bombed Skyscraper Crime Animated film
The Devil's AdvocateTaylor Hackford Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Craig T. Nelson Horror, Thriller from Andrew Neiderman novel
Different Strokes Michael Paul Girard Dana Plato, Bentley Mitchum Drama
DogtownGeorge Hickenlooper Mary Stuart Masterson, Jon Favreau Drama Vanguard Films
Donnie BrascoMike Newell Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Anne Heche, Bruno KirbyCrime drama story of Joseph Pistone
Double TeamTsui Hark Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Rodman, Mickey Rourke Action won 3 Razzie awards
Dream with the FishesFinn TaylorDavid Arquette Drama

EEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The EdgeLee Tamahori Anthony Hopkins, Alec Baldwin, Harold Perrineau, Elle Macpherson Drama, Thriller script by David Mamet
Eight Days a WeekMichael Davis Keri Russell Comedy
ElevatedVincenzo Natali Short subject 17 minutes
Elvis Meets NixonAllan Arkush Rick Peters, Bob Gunton Comedy Made for TV
The End of ViolenceWim Wenders Bill Pullman, Andie MacDowell, Gabriel Byrne, Rosalind Chao Drama MGM
Ernest Goes to AfricaJohn R. Cherry III Jim VarneyComedy straight-to-video
Eve's BayouKasi Lemmons Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn Whitfield Drama
Event HorizonPaul W. S. AndersonLaurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson, Richard T. Jones, Jack Noseworthy, Jason Isaacs, Sean Pertwee Horror, Science fiction
The ExMark L. Lester Yancy Butler, Suzy Amis Suspense
Excess BaggageMarco Brambilla Alicia Silverstone, Benicio del Toro, Christopher Walken, Harry Connick, Jr. Comedy

FEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Face/OffJohn Woo John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Gina Gershon Action won 2 Saturn Awards
FairyTale: A True StoryCharles Sturridge Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel Fantasy
Fakin' Da FunkTim CheyPam Grier, Duane Martin Comedy
Fast, Cheap and Out of ControlErrol Morris profile of 4 unusual occupations Documentary
Fathers' DayIvan Reitman Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nastassja Kinski Comedy remake of Les Comperes
Favorite Son
Fierce CreaturesFred Schepisi John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin Comedy with A Fish Called Wanda cast
The Fifth ElementLuc Besson Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Milla Jovovich, Chris Tucker, Ian Holm, Luke Perry Science fiction Gaumont Film Company
Fire Down BelowFélix Enríquez Alcalá Steven Seagal, Marg Helgenberger, Kris Kristofferson, Harry Dean Stanton, Stephen Lang, Brad Hunt, Levon Helm Action Warner Bros.; 4 Razzie nominations
Firehouse"Alan Smithee" Richard Dean Anderson, Edie Falco Drama Rysher Entertainment
FirelightWilliam Nicholson Sophie Marceau Drama Nicholson's only film
First Time FelonCharles S. DuttonOmar Epps, Delroy Lindo Crime drama
Flash Lucas Black, Ellen Burstyn Family Made for TV
FlubberLes Mayfield Robin Williams Comedy, Fantasy Absent-Minded Professor remake
Flying Saucer Rock'n'Roll Short subject 12 minutes
Free Willy 3: The RescueSam Pillsbury Jason James Richter Family 2nd Free Willy sequel
Fools Rush InAndy Tennant Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek Romantic comedy Columbia
For Richer or PoorerBryan Spicer Tim Allen, Kirstie Alley Comedy Universal
Full Tilt BoogieSarah Kelly Documentary
Future WarAnthony Doublin Daniel Bernhardt Science fiction

GEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
G.I. JaneRidley Scott Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft Action Razzie award for Moore
The GameDavid Fincher Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn, Deborah Kara Unger, Carroll Baker, Armin Mueller-Stahl Thriller Polygram Films
Gang RelatedJim Kouf James Belushi, Tupac Shakur, Lela Rochon, James Earl Jones Crime drama
Gattaca Andrew Niccol Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law Science fiction
George WallaceJohn Frankenheimer Gary Sinise, Mare Winningham, Angelina Jolie Biography Made for TV
George of the JungleSam Weisman Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church Comedy Disney
Geri's GameJan Pinkava Animated, Short Academy Award
Get a ClueTerence H. Winkless Ray Walston, Diane Ladd, Sally Kirkland Family based on Ellen Raskin book
GhostsStan Winston Michael Jackson
Going All the WayMark Pellington Jeremy Davis, Ben Affleck, Amy Locane, Rachel Weisz
Gone Fishin'Christopher Cain Joe Pesci, Danny Glover, Rosanna Arquette, Lynn Whitfield Comedy Caravan Pictures
Good BurgerBrian Robbins Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell Comedy, Family
Good Will HuntingGus Van Sant Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver, Stellan Skarsgård Drama Oscars for Williams, screenplay
Goodbye America Thierry Notz Wolfgang Bodison, Corin Nemec, John Haymes Newton Action
Grateful Dead: Downhill from HereLen Dell'Amico The Grateful Dead Concert
Green Fish South Korea
Gridlock'dVondie Curtis-Hall Tim Roth, Tupac Shakur Comedy, Crime
Grosse Pointe BlankGeorge ArmitageJohn Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd, Alan Arkin Comedy Caravan Pictures

HEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
HacksGary RosenStephen Rea, Illeana Douglas, John Ritter Comedy
Hands on a Hard Body: The DocumentaryS.R. Bindler Documentary
Hard EightPaul Thomas Anderson Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow Drama Anderson's first film
Hav PlentyChristopher Scott Cherot Comedy
Henry FoolHal Hartley Thomas Jay Ryan, Parker Posey Drama Cannes screenplay award
HerculesRon Clements, John Musker Family, Fantasy Animated film
HighballNoah BaumbachJustine Bateman, Peter Bogdanovich Comedy drama
Hitler
Home Alone 3Raja Gosnell Alex D. Linz Family 2nd Home Alone sequel
Honey, We Shrunk OurselvesDean Cundey Rick Moranis Family, Science fiction Direct-to-video sequel
HoodlumBill Duke Laurence Fishburne, Tim Roth, Vanessa Williams, Andy García Crime on Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson
The House of YesMark Waters Parker Posey Comedy based on Wendy MacLeod play
Hugo PoolRobert Downey, Sr. Alyssa Milano, Patrick Dempsey, Robert Downey, Jr. Comedy aka Pool Girl
Hurricane StreetsMorgan J. Freeman Heather Matarazzo Drama

IEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
I Know What You Did Last SummerJim Gillespie Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Johnny Galecki, Bridgette Wilson, Anne Heche Horror based on Lois Duncan novel
I Married a Strange Person!
I'm Bout It Master P Drama
The Ice StormAng Lee Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Elijah WoodDrama based on Rick Moody novel
In & OutFrank Oz Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon, Bob Newhart, Debbie Reynolds, Wilford Brimley Comedy Oscar nomination for Cusack
In the Company of MenNeil LaBute Aaron Eckhart, Matt Molloy Comedy based on LaBute's play
In the GloamingChristopher Reeve Glenn Close, Bridget Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Sean Leonard, David Strathairn Drama Made for TV
Inferno Don Wilson Action
The InformantJim McBride Cary Elwes, Timothy Dalton Drama Made for TV
IntensityYves Simoneau Piper Laurie, Molly Parker Thriller based on Dean Koontz novel
Inventing the AbbottsPat O'Connor Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly, Joanna Going, Will Patton, Kathy Baker Comedy based on Sue Miller story
It's In the WaterKelly Herd Drama

JEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The JackalMichael Caton-Jones Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora Thriller Remake of film Day of the Jackal
Jackie BrownQuentin Tarantino Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster, Robert De Niro, Michael Keaton, Bridget Fonda, Chris Tucker Crime drama Based on the novel Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard
Jane EyreRobert Young Samantha Morton Drama Based on Charlotte Brontë novel
Jungle 2 JungleJohn Pasquin Tim Allen, Martin Short Comedy Disney
Jungle Emperor LeoYoshio Takeuchi Japan
Just in TimeShawn Levy Mark Moses, Rebecca Chambers, Brittany Alyse Smith Romantic comedy-drama
Just WriteAndrew Gallerani Sherilyn Fenn, Jeremy Piven Romantic comedy
Justice League of America Animated DC Comics superheroes

KEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Keeping the PromiseHeldon Larry Keith Carradine, Annette O'Toole Family, Drama
Keys to TulsaLeslie Greif James Spader, Eric Stoltz, Deborah Kara Unger, Mary Tyler Moore Drama
Kiss the GirlsGary Fleder Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd Crime, Thriller Based on James Patterson novel
Knockin' On Heaven's DoorThomas Jahn Rutger Hauer
Kull the ConquerorJohn Nicolella Kevin Sorbo, Tia Carrere, Thomas Ian Griffith, Litefoot, Harvey Fierstein Action, Fantasy
KundunMartin Scorsese Biography Dalai Lama

LEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
L.A. ConfidentialCurtis Hanson Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, James Cromwell, David Strathairn, Simon Baker Crime drama Based on James Ellroy novel; Academy Awards for Basinger, screenplay
The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island Animated film Direct-to-video
Last Stand at Saber RiverDick Lowry Tom Selleck, Keith Carradine, Haley Joel Osment Western from Elmore Leonard novel
The Last Time I Committed SuicideStephen T. Kay Thomas Jane, Keanu Reeves Drama
Latter-Day Saints
Lawn DogsJohn Duigan Sam Rockwell, Mischa Barton, Kathleen Quinlan Drama Rank Organisation
Leave It to BeaverAndy Cadiff Christopher McDonald, Janine Turner Family Based on television series
Leprechaun 4: In SpaceBrian Trenchard-Smith Warwick Davis Horror Sequel
Lewis and Clark and George Rod McCall Rose McGowan, Dan Gunther Comedy
Liar LiarTom Shadyac Jim Carrey, Justin Cooper, Maura Tierney, Cary Elwes, Jennifer Tilly, Amanda Donohoe, Swoosie Kurtz Comedy
Liberty! Roger Rees, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Donna Murphy Documentary 6-hour series
A Life Less OrdinaryDanny Boyle Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo, Ian Holm Black comedy Figment Films
Little City Roberto Benabib Josh Charles, Jon Bon Jovi, Penelope Ann Miller Romantic comedy
Little Red Riding HoodDavid Kaplan Short subject 12 minutes
LolitaAdrian Lyne Dominique Swain, Jeremy Irons, Frank Langella, Melanie Griffith Drama from Vladimir Nabokov novel; remake of 1962 film
Lost HighwayDavid Lynch Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Balthazar Getty, Robert Loggia, Robert Blake Suspense October Films
The Lost World: Jurassic ParkSteven Spielberg Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Arliss Howard, Richard Attenborough, Vince Vaughn Science fiction Sequel to Jurassic Park; based on Michael Crichton novel
Love JonesTheodore Witcher Larenz Tate, Nia Long Drama
Love and Death on Long IslandRichard Kwietniowski John Hurt, Jason Priestley Drama from Gilbert Adair novella
Love! Valour! Compassion!Joe Mantello Jason Alexander, John Glover Drama Based on Terrence McNally play
LovelifeJon Harmon Feldman Carla Gugino, Sherilyn Fenn Romantic comedy
Lucky ThreeJem Cohen Short subject 11 minutes

MEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
MPG: Motion Picture Genocide
Mad CityCosta-Gavras Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda Crime drama Gavras' last U.S. film
The Man Who Knew Too LittleJon Amiel Bill Murray, Joanne Whalley, Peter Gallagher Comedy based on Robert Farrar novel
MastermindsRoger Christian Patrick Stewart, Vincent Kartheiser Comedy
The MatchMakerMark Joffe Janeane Garofalo, David O'Hara, Milo O'Shea, Denis Leary Romantic comedy set in Ireland
McHale's NavyBryan Spicer Tom Arnold, Tim Curry Comedy Based on television series
Mean GunsAlbert Pyun Ice-T, Christopher Lambert Crime drama
Meet Wally SparksPeter Baldwin Rodney Dangerfield, Burt Reynolds, Debi Mazar, Cindy Williams Comedy Trimark Pictures
The Member of the WeddingFielder Cook Anna Paquin, Alfre Woodard Drama from Carson McCullers novel
Men in BlackBarry Sonnenfeld Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Vincent D'Onofrio, Linda Fiorentino, Rip Torn Science fiction based on comic-book series
Men with GunsJohn Sayles Mandy Patinkin Drama
MetroThomas Carter Eddie Murphy, Michael Wincott, Michael Rapaport Action Touchstone Pictures
The Midas TouchPeter Manoogian Trever O'Brien Fantasy
Midnight in the Garden of Good and EvilClint Eastwood Kevin Spacey, John Cusack, Jude Law Drama Based on John Berendt novel
Mighty Ducks the Movie: The First Face-Off voices of Brad Garrett, James Belushi, Tim Curry Animated
MimicGuillermo del Toro Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam, Josh Brolin, Charles S. Dutton Horror, Science fiction from Donald A. Wollheim story
Miss Evers' BoysJoseph Sargent Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne Drama Made for TV
Money TalksBrett Ratner Chris Tucker, Charlie Sheen, Heather Locklear Action, Comedy
Monty Roberts: A Real Horse Whisperer
Mortal Kombat: AnnihilationJohn R. Leonetti Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, Sandra Hess, James Remar, Irina Pantaeva, Lynn "Red" Williams, Brian Thompson Action based on the video game
Most Wanted David Hogan Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jon Voight, Jill Hennessy Action
MouseHuntGore Verbinski Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Christopher Walken, William Hickey Black comedy DreamWorks
Mr. MagooStanley Tong Leslie Nielsen, Miguel Ferrer, Kelly Lynch Comedybased on the cartoon character
Mrs DallowayMarleen Gorris Vanessa Redgrave, Natascha McElhone Drama Based on Virginia Woolf novel
Murder at 1600Dwight H. Little Wesley Snipes, Diane Lane Thriller
My Best Friend's WeddingP. J. Hogan Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett Romantic comedy
My Teacher Ate My HomeworkStephen Williams Shelley Duvall, Sheila McCarthy Comedy
The Myth of FingerprintsBart Freundlich Blythe Danner, James LeGros, Julianne Moore, Roy Scheider Drama Good Machine Films

NEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Nevada Gary Tieche Amy Brenneman, Kirstie Alley, Gabrielle Anwar Drama
Niagara, NiagaraBob Gosse Henry Thomas, Robin Tunney, Stephen Lang Drama
Night Falls on ManhattanSidney Lumet Andy García, Richard Dreyfuss, Lena Olin, Ian Holm, Ron Leibman, James Gandolfini Crime drama based on Robert Daley novel
The Night FlierMark Pavia Miguel Ferrer Horror
Night of the Demons 3 Horror
NightwatchOle Bornedahl Ewan McGregor, Patricia Arquette, Nick Nolte Thriller remake of Nattevagten
Northern LightsLinda Yellen Diane Keaton Family First film made by Disney Channel
Nothing to LoseSteve Oedekerk Martin Lawrence, Tim Robbins Comedy Touchstone Pictures
NowhereGreg Araki Drama

OEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The OdysseyAndrei Konchalovsky Armand Assante, Isabella Rossellini, Greta Scacchi, Eric Roberts, Vanessa L. Williams Adventure TV miniseries
Office KillerCindy Sherman Carol Kane, Molly Ringwald, Jeanne Tripplehorn Comedy
Oliver Twist Richard Dreyfuss, Elijah Wood Family made for TV
Omega DoomAlbert Pyun Rutger Hauer Science fiction
On the 2nd Day of ChristmasJames Frawley Mary Stuart Masterson, Mark Ruffalo Drama made for TV
On the Edge of InnocencePeter Werner Kellie Martin, Karen Young
One Eight SevenKevin Reynolds Samuel L. Jackson, John Heard, Kelly Rowan, Clifton Gonzalez-Gonzalez Crime, Thriller aka 187
One Night StandMike Figgis Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski, Kyle MacLachlan, Ming-Na Wen, Robert Downey, Jr., Thomas Haden Church, Glenn Plummer Drama New Line Cinema
OrgazmoTrey ParkerTrey Parker, Dian Bachar Comedy
Oscar and LucindaGillian Armstrong Ralph Fiennes, Cate Blanchett, Tom Wilkinson Drama based on Peter Carey novel
Out to SeaMartha Coolidge Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Dyan Cannon Comedy Davis Entertainment

PEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Painted AngelsJon Sanders Brenda Fricker, Kelly McGillis Western
Paradise RoadBruce Beresford Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Pauline Collins, Julianna Margulies War, Drama Fox Searchlight
The PeacemakerMimi Leder George Clooney, Nicole Kidman Action first film from DreamWorks
Perfect BodyDouglass Barr Amy Jo Johnson, Cathy Rigby Drama TV
The PestPaul Miller John Leguizamo, Freddy Rodriguez Comedy
Picture PerfectGlenn Gordon Caron Jennifer Aniston, Jay Mohr, Olympia Dukakis, Illeana Douglas, Kevin Bacon Romance
Playing GodAndy Wilson David Duchovny, Timothy Hutton, Angelina Jolie Drama Beacon Pictures
Poison Ivy: The New SeductionKurt Voss Jaime Pressly Suspense Direct-to-video sequel
Police 2020
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher RobinKarl Geurs Jim Cummings, John Fielder, Ken Sansom, Andre Stojka, Peter Cullen, David Warner, Paul Winchell Family, Animated Walt Disney
The PostmanKevin Costner Kevin Costner, Olivia Williams, Larenz Tate, Will Patton Science fiction won 5 Razzie awards
Preaching to the Perverted
PrefontaineSteve James Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O'Neill Biography, Drama story of Steve Prefontaine
Pressurecooker
Private PartsBetty Thomas Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, Mary McCormack, Paul Giamatti, Allison Janney Biography, Comedy based on Stern's autobiography
Pullet Surprise

QEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Quicksilver HighwayMick Garris Christopher Lloyd Drama
Quiet Days in Hollywood Josef Rusnak Hilary Swank, Chad Lowe, Natasha Gregson Wagner Drama

REdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The RainmakerFrancis Ford Coppola Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Danny DeVito, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place, Mickey Rourke, Danny Glover, Roy Scheider Drama Based on John Grisham novel
Red CornerJon Avnet Richard Gere, Bai Ling Thriller banned in China
The RelicPeter Hyams Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore Horror
A River Made to Drown In"Alan Smithee" Michael Imperioli, Richard Chamberlain Drama
Robinson CrusoeRod Hardy Pierce Brosnan Adventure Based on Daniel Defoe novel
RocketManStuart GillardHarland Williams, Jessica Lundy, William Sadler Comedy
Romy and Michele's High School ReunionDavid Mirkin Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Alan Cumming, Janeane Garofalo Comedy
RosewoodJohn Singleton Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Bruce McGill, Loren Dean, Esther Rolle, Elise Neal Drama story of Rosewood massacre
Rough RidersJohn Milius Tom Berenger, Chris Noth, Gary Busey, Sam Elliott, Brian Keith Drama TV mini-series
Running TimeJosh Becker Bruce Campbell

SEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, SupermasochistKirby Dick Documentary
The SaintPhillip Noyce Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue Thriller Based on Leslie Charteris novels
Saint-Ex Bruno Ganz, Miranda Richardson Biography France
Scream 2Wes Craven David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jerry O'Connell, Jada Pinkett, Liev Schreiber Horror, ThrillerSequel to Scream
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo
SelenaGregory NavaJennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos Biography
Seven Years in TibetJean-Jacques Annaud Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, Victor Wong, Lhakpa Tsamchoe Based on Heinrich Harrer book
Shadow ConspiracyGeorge P. Cosmatos Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton, Sam Waterston, Stephen Lang Drama
She's So LovelyNick Cassavetes Sean Penn, Robin Wright Penn, John Travolta Drama
ShriekerDavid DeCoteau Horror
A Simple WishMichael Ritchie Martin Short, Mara Wilson, Kathleen Turner Fantasy
Six Ways to SundayAdam Bernstein Adrien Brody, Deborah Harry Drama
The 6th Man Marlon Wayans, Kadeem Hardison
A Smile Like YoursKeith Samples Greg Kinnear, Lauren Holly, Joan Cusack, Jay Thomas, Jill Hennessy, Christopher McDonald Comedy
Snow White: A Tale of Terror Sigourney Weaver, Monica Keena, Sam Neill Horror Made for TV
Soul FoodGeorge Tillman, Jr. Vanessa L. Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Michael Beach Comedy, Drama
Space Marines Science fiction
Spaceman
The Spanish PrisonerDavid Mamet Campbell Scott, Steve Martin, Rebecca Pidgeon, Ben Gazzara, Felicity Huffman, Ricky Jay Drama
SpawnMark A.Z. Dippe Michael Jai White, John Leguizamo, Martin Sheen, Theresa Randle, Nicol Williamson, D. B. Sweeney Horror from Todd McFarlane comic
Speed 2: Cruise ControlJan de Bont Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric, Willem Dafoe ActionSequel to Speed; 8 Razzie nominations
SprungRusty Cundieff Tisha Campbell, Paula Jai Parker Comedy
Star KidManny CotoJoseph Mazzello, Richard Gilliland Family
Starship TroopersPaul Verhoeven Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, Jake Busey, Neil Patrick Harris, Michael Ironside Science fiction based on a novel by Robert A. Heinlein
SteelKenneth Johnson Shaquille O'Neal, Annabeth Gish, Richard Roundtree, Ray J Action
Stranger in the House Michele Greene, Steve Railsback Suspense from Georges Simenon story
Strategic Command
Strawberry FieldsRea Tajiri
Suicide KingsPeter O'FallonChristopher Walken, Denis Leary, Henry Thomas Comedy, drama
SundayJonathan NossiterDavid Suchet, Lisa Harrow, Jared HarrisBlack comedy Sundance Film Festival Best Film
Super SpeedwayStephen Low Documentary Narrated by Paul Newman
The Swan Princess II: Escape from Castle Mountain Sequel
Swept from the SeaBeeban Kidran Rachel Weisz, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates Drama Based on Joseph Conrad story
SwitchbackJeb Stuart Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover, Jared Leto Thriller

TEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Telling Lies in AmericaGuy Ferland Kevin Bacon, Brad Renfro Drama
That Darn CatBob Spiers Christina Ricci, Doug E. Doug Family Disney
That Old FeelingCarl Reiner Bette Midler, Dennis Farina Comedy Universal
A Thousand AcresJocelyn Moorhouse Jessica Lange, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jason Robards, Colin Firth, Keith Carradine, Kevin Anderson, Pat Hingle Drama Based on novel by Jane Smiley
'Til There Was YouScott WinantJeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, Sarah Jessica Parker Romantic comedy
TitanicJames Cameron Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Frances Fisher, Victor Garber, Kathy Bates, Bill Paxton, Gloria Stuart, David Warner, Suzy Amis Disaster 11 Academy Awards, box office record $1,835,300,000
Top of the WorldSidney J. Furie Peter Weller, Dennis Hopper Drama
TouchPaul Schrader Bridget Fonda, Christopher Walken, Skeet Ulrich, Tom Arnold, Gina Gershon, Lolita Davidovich Comedy Based on novel by Elmore Leonard
Touch MeH. Gordon Boos Amanda Peet, Michael Vartan, Peter Facinelli Romance
Tower of TerrorD.J. MacHale Steve Guttenberg, Kirsten Dunst Horror TV
TravellerJack N. Green Bill Paxton, Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies Crime drama
TrekkiesRoger Nygard Documentary
Trial and ErrorJonathan Lynn Michael Richards, Jeff Daniels, Charlize Theron Comedy
Trojan WarGeorge Huang Will Friedle, Jennifer Love Hewitt Comedy
Truth or Consequences, N.M.Kiefer Sutherland Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Pollak, Kim Dickens, Grace Phillips Drama
Turbo: A Power Rangers MovieJonathan Tzachor Johnny Yong Bosch, Nakia Burrise, Jason David Frank, Catherine SutherlandFantasy
TurbulenceRobert Butler Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly, Brendan Gleeson Action
The Twilight of the GoldsRosss Kagan Marks Jennifer Beals, Brendan Fraser Drama Made for TV
TwistedSeth Michael Donsky William Hickey, Billy Porter Drama

UEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
U TurnOliver Stone Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Jon Voight, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Bob Thornton Thriller, Comedy
Ulee's GoldVictor Nuñez Peter Fonda, Patricia Richardson Drama
Under Wraps Family Disney

VEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Vampire Journals
Vanishing PointCharles Carner Viggo Mortensen, Jason Priestley, Keith David Action TV
Vegas VacationStephen Kessler Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid Comedy
Velocity Trap
VolcanoMick Jackson Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle, Keith David Disaster

WEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Waco: The Rules of EngagementWilliam Gazecki Documentary
Wag the DogBarry Levinson Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Woody Harrelson, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, William H. Macy, Willie Nelson Comedy, Drama
Waiting for GuffmanChristopher Guest Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Parker Posey, Matt Keeslar, Larry Miller Mockumentary
Warriors of VirtueRonny Yu Fantasy
Washington SquareAgnieszka HollandJennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney, Maggie SmithDrama
Weapons of Mass DistractionStephen Surjik Ben Kingsley, Gabriel Byrne, Mimi Rogers, Jeffrey Tambor Comedy Made for TV
Welcome to SarajevoMichael Winterbottom Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei Drama
What the Deaf Man Heard Matthew Modine, James Earl Jones Drama Made for TV
Wild AmericaWilliam Dear Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa, Scott Bairstow Adventure
The Wings of the DoveIain Softley Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alison Elliott Drama
The Winter GuestAlan Rickman Emma Thompson Drama
WishmasterRobert Kurtzman Tammy Lauren, Chris Lemmon Horror
The Woodlanders
The Wrong GuyDavid Steinberg Dave Foley, Jennifer Tilly, David Higgins, Colm Feore Comedy, Crime Canada

YEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Year of the HorseJim Jarmusch Documentary Neil Young concert tour
Young Thugs: Innocent Blood

ZEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Zeus and RoxanneGeorge Miller Steve Guttenberg, Kathleen Quinlan Family

External linksEdit

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