To Watch (1997)by adam-leemartin | created - 10 Apr 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
This is a random list of films, documentaries, tv shows, sporting events, etc., all of which were released in CE 1997, that I am to watch at some, yet to be determined, point in the future. Once an item on this list has been seen by myself, it will be removed and will feature in my watched and ratings lists.
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1. A Brother's Kiss (1997)
R | 92 min | Drama
Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to ... See full summary »
2. Absolute Power (1997)
R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Career thief Luther Whitney (Clint Eastwood) witnesses a horrific crime involving U.S. President Alan Richmond (Gene Hackman).
Votes: 47,951 | Gross: $50.01M
3. Affliction (1997)
R | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A deeply troubled small town cop investigates a suspicious hunting death while events occur that cause him to mentally disintegrate.
Votes: 14,326 | Gross: $6.30M
4. Air Force One (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Communist Radicals hijack Air Force One with The U.S. President and his family on board. The Vice President negotiates from Washington D.C., while the President, a Veteran, fights to rescue the hostages on board.
Votes: 172,342 | Gross: $172.96M
5. Amistad (1997)
R | 155 min | Drama, History
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
Votes: 67,955 | Gross: $44.18M
6. Anastasia (1997)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.
Votes: 106,373 | Gross: $58.41M
10. Breaking Up (1997)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Monica teaches, Steve's a photographer. They've dated more than two years. They're arguing, and she leaves for her apartment, only to return in a few minutes to say they should stop seeing ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,671 | Gross: $0.01M
11. Chasing Amy (1997)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Votes: 128,395 | Gross: $12.01M
12. Con Air (1997)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.
Votes: 265,040 | Gross: $101.12M
13. Cube (1997)
R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps.
Votes: 199,655 | Gross: $0.50M
14. Digging to China (1997)
PG | 98 min | Drama
10-year-old Harriet dreams of leaving her home, where she doesn't feel she's needed by her mother and sister Gwen. When her mother dies in a car accident, she really starts to make plans ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,410 | Gross: $0.03M
16. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.
Votes: 84,594 | Gross: $28.01M
17. Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Crime, Comedy
Two terminally ill patients escape from a hospital, steal a car and rush towards the sea.
Votes: 26,035 | Gross: $0.00M
18. L.A. Confidential (1997)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen -- one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy -- investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Votes: 508,583 | Gross: $64.62M
20. Lost Highway (1997)
R | 134 min | Mystery, Thriller
After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.
Votes: 123,213 | Gross: $3.80M
21. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A visiting city reporter's (John Cusack's) assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire (Kevin Spacey), whom he befriends.
Votes: 35,651 | Gross: $25.08M
22. Mimic (1997)
R | 105 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Three years ago, entomologist Dr. Susan Tyler genetically created an insect to kill cockroaches carrying a virulent disease. Now, the insects are out to destroy their only predator, mankind.
Votes: 44,125 | Gross: $25.48M
23. Nightwatch (1997)
R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Votes: 18,314 | Gross: $1.20M
24. One Eight Seven (1997)
R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller
15 months after being stabbed 9 times by a student at work as a high school teacher in NYC, Mr. Garfield is working in LA as a substitute teacher come full-time. He refuses to be a victim anymore.
Votes: 21,305 | Gross: $5.72M
25. Quiet Days in Hollywood (1997)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Multi-character study of various people, a prostitute, a waitress, a lawyer, a gay actor, whose lives criss-cross each during three days in their lives in Los Angeles.
26. Red Corner (1997)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An American attorney on business in China is wrongfully arrested and put on trial for murder, with a female defense lawyer from the country the only key to proving his innocence.
Votes: 15,507 | Gross: $22.42M
31. Telling Lies in America (1997)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Music
A loner befriends a local celebrity, Billy Magic, but he soon begins to tell lies in order to maintain the friendship and the newfound status.
Votes: 2,055 | Gross: $0.25M
33. The Edge (1997)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An intellectual billionaire and two lesser men struggle to band together and survive after getting stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with a blood-thirsty Kodiak Bear hunting them down.
Votes: 65,240 | Gross: $27.78M
34. The Game (1997)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality.
Votes: 326,333 | Gross: $48.32M
35. The Ice Storm (1997)
R | 112 min | Drama
In suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, 1973, middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control.
Votes: 51,932 | Gross: $7.84M
36. The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997)
R | 92 min | Biography, Romance
Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence.... See full summary »
Votes: 1,975 | Gross: $0.05M
37. The Long Way Home (1997)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, History, War
The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.
38. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there, while an InGen team approaches with another agenda.
Votes: 359,313 | Gross: $229.09M
39. The Serpent's Kiss (1997)
R | 104 min | Drama
Young Dutch landscape architect Meneer Chrome comes to a remote English estate where Thomas Smithers lives with his wife, Juliana. Smithers is determined to leave as his legacy a fabulous ... See full summary »
42. Wag the Dog (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a Presidential sex scandal.
Votes: 76,165 | Gross: $43.02M
43. Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)
R | 103 min | Drama, War
Journalist Floyd from the U.S., Michael Henderson from the U.K., and their teams meet at the beginning of the Bosnian war in Sarajevo. During their reports, they find an orphanage run by ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,691 | Gross: $0.34M
46. Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama