Movies from 1997

...First Do No Harm

...First Do No Harm (1997)   4/54/54/54/54/5

90 mins     Drama, TV Movie      

...First Do No Harm (1997) Meryl Streep stars as a mother who battles the medical establishment when her son is diagnosed with epilepsy and they refuse to consider that a ketogenic diet might help him...

A Child's Wish

A Child's Wish (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

96 mins     Drama, TV Movie      

A Child's Wish: True story movie about a daughter with cancer and a father's fight for justice after he is sacked for taking too much time off...

A Christmas Memory

A Christmas Memory (1997)   2/52/52/52/52/5

96 mins     Drama, Family, TV Movie      

Do you know I have read several opinions from people who found this version of "A Christmas Memory" as a boring version of Truman Capote's story. Whilst I haven't read the Capote story on which this is based I have to agree i...

A Life Less Ordinary

A Life Less Ordinary (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

105 mins     Comedy, Crime, Romance      

What happens when you take a romantic comedy crime caper and give it to a director who had made his name on a couple of dark, quirky crime comedies? You get "A Life Less Ordinary" and unfortunately it doesn't work, the humoro...

A Nightmare Come True

A Nightmare Come True (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

100 mins     Thriller, TV Movie      

Do you know sometimes simple and obvious are two of the best weapons in a movie maker's arsenal. For example at the start of "A Nightmare Come True" we are presented with a scene of Detective Ron Shaye questioning someone, we...

A Walton Easter

A Walton Easter (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

100 mins     Drama, TV Movie      

I've mentioned it before but I grew up watching "The Waltons" and I still catch an occasional episode when ever re-runs are being shown on the True Entertainment channel but what I didn't realise is how much detail I had take...

Absolute Power

Absolute Power (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

121 mins     Crime, Drama, Thriller      

As an actor Clint Eastwood has given us many memorable characters such as Blondie in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", as a director he has also given us many brilliant movies such as "The Bridges of Madison County". But even...

The Accident: A Moment of Truth Movie

The Accident: A Moment of Truth Movie (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

88 mins     Drama, TV Movie      

From what I have read "The Accident: A Moment of Truth Movie" is one of those movies which some people watched during school lessons in the USA. Yes "The Accident: A Moment of Truth Movie" is one of those made for TV movies f...

Addicted to Love

Addicted to Love (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

100 mins     Comedy, Romance      

Addicted to Love (1997) Meg Ryan and Matthew Broderick star as Maggie and Sam who seek revenge on their ex's who have hooked up together...

Air Force One

Air Force One (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

124 mins     Action , Drama, Thriller      

On face value "Air Force One" is another one of those outrageous action thrillers which take you on a roller coaster ride of the preposterous and in a bit of patriotism the US President is forced into a one on one fight with ...

Alien: Resurrection

Alien: Resurrection (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

109 mins     Action , Sci-Fi, Thriller      

I didn't think much of "Alien 3" when compared to it's predecessor's and welcomed the fact that Ripley died and in doing so appeared to bring closure to the series. Unfortunately in Hollywood death is never final and so 5 yea...

An American Werewolf in Paris

An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)   2/52/52/52/52/5

105 mins     Comedy, Horror, Romance      

An American Werewolf in Paris: an American accidentally gets hooked up with an attractive French woman whilst touring Europe except she is a werewolf...


Anaconda (1997)   2/52/52/52/52/5

89 mins     Action , Horror, Thriller      

I knew "Anaconda" was a bad movie before I watched it but I was hoping it was going to be one of those movies which is so bad it becomes entertaining. Sadly it wasn't and so what we have is a b-movie creature feature trying t...


Anastasia (1997)   4/54/54/54/54/5

94 mins     Adventure , Animation, Drama      

"Anastasia" was one of those animations which came out during the period when I had gone right off of animations and it would have taken something very special and new for me to sit through one. As such I should say right not...

Another Nine & a Half Weeks

Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997)   1/51/51/51/51/5

105 mins     Drama, Romance      

For years I have kept on seeing "Another Nine & a Half Weeks" appear on Amazon in the section "What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?" and I have always vowed to watch it one day. Well I watched it and qui...

Any Mother's Son

Any Mother's Son (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

90 mins     Drama, TV Movie      

Any Mother's Son (1997) Bonnie Bedelia stars as a mum dealing with not just her son's death but also discovering that he was homosexual and that his death is being covered up due to it being a hate crime by some colleagues in...

The Arrow

The Arrow (1997)   4/54/54/54/54/5

180 mins     Drama, TV Movie      

3 hours is a lot of time in my book to give up to watch a movie which I had no real knowledge of but when it came to "The Arrow", a Canadian two part mini-series which understandably can be watched as one long movie, I just h...

As Good as It Gets

As Good as It Gets (1997)   4/54/54/54/54/5

133 mins     Comedy, Drama, Romance      

Whilst Jack Nicholson may be more famous for serious dramas such as "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and his legendary status as a womanizer, he is remarkably adept when it comes to romantic comedies. In "Something's Gotta G...

The Assignment

The Assignment (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

119 mins     Action , Crime, Thriller      

It seems that terrorist movies were all the rage back in 1997, off the top of my head there was "The Peacemaker" with George Clooney and Nicole Kidman, there was "The Jackal" with Bruce Willis and Richard Gere and there was "...

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)   3/53/53/53/53/5

94 mins     Comedy      

Parodying spy movies has never really gone well, there was Leslie Nielsen as Dick Steele in the less than decent "Spy Hard" and even Peter Sellers in the slightly better 1967 version of "Casino Royale". You could even say the...

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