List of American films of 1997

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

Highest-grossing[edit]

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

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
…First Do No Harm Jim Abrahams Meryl Streep, Fred Ward Drama Made for TV
12 Angry Men William Friedkin Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, James Gandolfini, Ossie Davis, William Petersen, Hume Cronyn, Edward James Olmos, Courtney B. Vance, Mykelti Williamson, Dorian Harewood, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tony Danza 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 Sea Rod Hardy Michael Caine, Patrick Dempsey Adventure Made for TV
4 Little Girls Spike Lee Documentary Oscar-nominated
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Tom Schulman Joe Pesci, Andy Comeau, Kristy Swanson, David Spade, Dyan Cannon, George Hamilton Black comedy
Aberration Tim Boxell Pamela Gidley Horror
Absolute Power Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Judy Davis, Scott Glenn, E. G. Marshall, Dennis Haysbert, Melora Hardin, Richard Jenkins Crime drama Based on novel by David Baldacci
Addicted to Love Griffin Dunne Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Kelly Preston, Tchéky Karyo Comedy
Afterglow Alan Rudolph Nick Nolte, Julie Christie, Lara Flynn Boyle, Jonny Lee Miller Drama
Against the Law Jim Wynorski Nancy Allen, Nick Mancuso Action
Air Force One Wolfgang Petersen Harrison Ford, Glenn Close, Gary Oldman Thriller 2 Oscar nominations
The Alarmist Evan Dunsky David Arquette, Kate Capshaw, Stanley Tucci Comedy
Alaska: Spirit of the Wild George Casey Alaska Documentary
Albino Alligator Kevin Spacey Matt Dillon, Faye Dunaway, Gary Sinise, Joe Mantegna Suspense
Alien: Resurrection Jean-Pierre Jeunet Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Ron Perlman, Dan Hedaya Science fiction preceded by Alien 3
Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy Kenneth Johnson Gary Graham Science fiction Made for TV
All Over Me Alex Sichel Alison Folland, Tara Subkoff
American Perfekt Paul Chart Fairuza Balk, Robert Forster, Amanda Plummer Drama
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn Arthur Hiller Ryan O'Neal, Eric Idle, Coolio Comedy won 5 Razzies
An American Werewolf in Paris Anthony Waller Tom Everett Scott, Julie Delpy, Vince Vieluf, Julie Bowen Horror sequel to American Werewolf in London
Amistad Steven Spielberg Morgan Freeman, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Stellan Skarsgård, Anna Paquin Drama 4 Oscar nominations
Anaconda Luis Llosa Jennifer Lopez, Jon Voight, Ice Cube, Eric Stoltz, Owen Wilson, Jonathan Hyde, Kari Wührer Horror 6 Razzie nominations
Anastasia Don Bluth, Gary Goldman Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Hank Azaria, Christopher Lloyd, Angela Lansbury (voices) Animated film 20th Century Fox
Angels in the Endzone Gary Nadeau Christopher Lloyd, Paul Dooley Fantasy, Sports
Anna Karenina Bernard Rose Sophie Marceau, Sean Bean Drama from Leo Tolstoy novel
Anthem to Beauty Jeremy Marre Grateful Dead Documentary
The Apostle Robert Duvall Robert Duvall, Miranda Richardson, Farrah Fawcett Drama also written by Duvall
As Good as It Gets James L. Brooks Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Shirley Knight Romantic comedy Oscars for Hunt, Nicholson
The Assignment Christian 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 Award for visual effects
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Jay Roach Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Seth Green, Mindy Sterling, Mimi Rogers Spy comedy First of trilogy

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
B*A*P*S Robert Townsend Halle Berry, Martin Landau Comedy New Line Cinema
Back in Business Philippe Mora Brian Bosworth, Joe Torry Action Direct-to-video
Bang Ash Darling Narita, Peter Greene Drama
Batman and Robin Joel Schumacher Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, John Glover, Elle Macpherson Action, Superhero Sequel; nominated for 11 Razzie awards
Bean Mel Smith Rowan Atkinson Comedy based on Mr. Bean
The Beautician and the Beast Ken Kwapis Fran Drescher, Timothy Dalton Comedy Paramount
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Animated film
Below Utopia Kurt Voss Alyssa Milano, Ice-T Thriller aka Body Count
The Best Bad Thing Peter Rowe Lana McKissick, Robert Ito Drama
Best Men Tamra Davis Fred Ward, Drew Barrymore Comedy Orion
A Better Place Elon Bailey Drama
Beverly Hills Ninja Dennis Dugan Chris Farley, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou Comedy TriStar
The Big One Michael Moore Michael Moore Documentary
Black Scorpion II: Aftershock Jonathan Winfrey Joan Severance, Whip Hubley Superhero Sequel
The Blood Oranges Philip Haas Sheryl Lee
Bloodsport III Alan Mehrez Daniel Bernhardt, John Rhys-Davies Action Direct-to-video
Bongwater Richard Sears Luke Wilson, Jack Black, Alicia Witt Comedy
Boogie Boy Craig Hamann Traci Lords, Frederic Forrest, Joan Jett Drama
Boogie Nights Paul Thomas Anderson Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Don Cheadle, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Heather Graham, Thomas Jane, William H. Macy Drama 3 Oscar nominations; Golden Globe for Reynolds
Booty Call Jeff Pollack Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, Vivica A. Fox, Tamala Jones Comedy Columbia
The Boxer Jim Sheridan Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson Drama 3 Golden Globe nominations
Boys Life 2 3 directors Vincent D'Onofrio, Mary Beth Hurt Anthology 5 stories
The Brave Johnny Depp Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando Experimental
Breakdown Jonathan Mostow Kurt Russell, Kathleen Quinlan, J. T. Walsh Thriller Paramount
Breast Men Lawrence O'Neil Chris Cooper, David Schwimmer Drama Made for TV
Broadway Damage Victor Mignatti Mara Hobel Comedy
A Brooklyn State of Mind Frank Rainone Vincent Spano, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Danny Aiello Crime
Buddy Caroline Thompson Rene Russo, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Cumming Drama Columbia
The Butcher Boy Neil Jordan Stephen Rea Drama Silver Bear for Best Director

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Campfire Tales Wm. Cooke, Paul Talbot Gunnar Hansen Horror
Cannibal Rollerbabes Horror
Casper: A Spirited Beginning Sean McNamara Steve Guttenberg, Lori Loughlin, Rodney Dangerfield Comedy Direct-to-video
Cats Don't Dance Animated film
Chasing Amy Kevin Smith Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Lee, Jason Mewes Comedy Miramax Films
Chicago Cab Mary Cybulski, John Tintori Paul Dillon, Gillian Anderson, John Cusack, Laurie Metcalf, Julianne Moore Comedy, drama
Chinese Box Wayne Wang Jeremy Irons, Gong Li Drama TriMark Pictures
A Christmas Carol Stan Phillips Tim Curry, Whoopi Goldberg voices Animated 20th Century Fox
City of Industry John Irvin Harvey Keitel, Stephen Dorff, Timothy Hutton, Famke Janssen, Lucy Liu Drama Universal
Clockwatchers Jill Sprecher Toni Collette, Lisa Kudrow, Parker Posey Comedy Goldcrest Films
Commandments Daniel Taplitz Aidan Quinn, Courteney Cox, Anthony LaPaglia Rom com
Common Bonds Filmed by teenagers
Con Air Simon West Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi, Ving Rhames, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin Action 2 Oscar nominations
Conspiracy Theory Richard Donner Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart Thriller Warner Bros.
Contact Robert 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 Land James Mangold Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Annabella Sciorra, Peter Berg, Michael Rapaport Crime drama Miramax Films
Coven Mark Borchardt Horror 36 minutes
Crayola Kids Adventures Family
The Cremaster Cycle Matthew Barney Experimental 5 films
Crossed Swords Richard Fleischer Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch Adventure
Crowned and Dangerous Christopher Leitch Yasmine Bleeth, Jill Clayburgh Thriller Made-for-TV

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Danger Zone Allan Eastman Billy Zane, Robert Downey, Jr., Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Action Nu Image Films
Dangerous Ground Darrell Roodt Ice Cube, Elizabeth Hurley Thriller
Dante's Peak Roger Donaldson Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton Disaster film Universal
Deconstructing Harry Woody Allen Kirstie Alley, Richard Benjamin, Billy Crystal, Judy Davis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Demi Moore Comedy Fine Line Features
Def Jam's How to Be a Player Lionel C. Martin Bill Bellamy Comedy
Defying Gravity John Keitel Drama
Demolition University Kevin Tenney Corey Haim, Ami Dolenz, Laraine Newman Action Direct-to-video
Detective Conan: The Time-Bombed Skyscraper Crime Animated film
The Devil's Advocate Taylor Hackford Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron Thriller Warner Bros.
Different Strokes Michael Paul Girard Dana Plato, Bentley Mitchum Drama
Dogtown George Hickenlooper Mary Stuart Masterson, Jon Favreau Drama Vanguard Films
Donnie Brasco Mike Newell Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Anne Heche, Bruno Kirby Crime drama story of Joseph Pistone
Double Team Tsui Hark Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Rodman, Mickey Rourke Action 3 Razzie awards
Dream with the Fishes Finn Taylor David Arquette Drama

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Edge Lee Tamahori Anthony Hopkins, Alec Baldwin, Harold Perrineau Thriller script by David Mamet
Eight Days a Week Michael Davis Keri Russell Comedy
Elevated Vincenzo Natali Short subject 17 minutes
Elvis Meets Nixon Allan Arkush Rick Peters, Bob Gunton Comedy Made-for-TV
The End of Violence Wim Wenders Bill Pullman, Andie MacDowell, Gabriel Byrne Drama Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Ernest Goes to Africa John R. Cherry III Jim Varney Comedy Direct-to-video
Eve's Bayou Kasi Lemmons Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn Whitfield Drama
Event Horizon Paul W. S. Anderson Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson, Richard T. Jones, Jack Noseworthy, Jason Isaacs, Sean Pertwee Science fiction Paramount
The Ex Mark L. Lester Yancy Butler, Suzy Amis Suspense
Excess Baggage Marco Brambilla Alicia Silverstone, Benicio del Toro, Christopher Walken, Harry Connick, Jr. Comedy

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Face/Off John Woo John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola, Gina Gershon, Dominique Swain Action won 2 Saturn Awards
FairyTale: A True Story Charles Sturridge Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel Fantasy
Fakin' Da Funk Tim Chey Pam Grier, Duane Martin Comedy
Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Errol Morris profile of 4 unusual occupations Documentary
Fathers' Day Ivan Reitman Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nastassja Kinski Comedy remake of Les Comperes
Favorite Son
Fierce Creatures Fred Schepisi John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin Comedy with A Fish Called Wanda cast
The Fifth Element Luc Besson Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Milla Jovovich, Chris Tucker, Ian Holm, Luke Perry Science fiction Gaumont Film Company
Fire Down Below Félix Enríquez Alcalá Steven Seagal, Marg Helgenberger, Kris Kristofferson, Harry Dean Stanton, Stephen Lang Action Warner Bros.; 4 Razzie nominations
Firehouse "Alan Smithee" Richard Dean Anderson, Edie Falco Drama Rysher Entertainment
Firelight William Nicholson Sophie Marceau Drama Nicholson's only film
First Time Felon Charles S. Dutton Omar Epps, Delroy Lindo Crime drama
Flash Lucas Black, Ellen Burstyn Family Made-for-TV
Flubber Les Mayfield Robin Williams Comedy, Fantasy Absent-Minded Professor remake
Flying Saucer Rock'n'Roll Short subject 12 minutes
Free Willy 3: The Rescue Sam Pillsbury Jason James Richter Family 2nd Free Willy sequel
Fools Rush In Andy Tennant Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek Rom com Columbia
For Richer or Poorer Bryan Spicer Tim Allen, Kirstie Alley Comedy Universal
Full Tilt Boogie Sarah Kelly Documentary
Future War Anthony Doublin Daniel Bernhardt Science fiction

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
G.I. Jane Ridley Scott Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft Action Razzie award for Moore
The Game David Fincher Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn, Deborah Kara Unger, Carroll Baker Psychological Thriller Polygram Films
Gang Related Jim Kouf James Belushi, Tupac Shakur, Lela Rochon Crime drama
Gattaca Andrew Niccol Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law Science fiction Columbia
George Wallace John Frankenheimer Gary Sinise, Mare Winningham, Angelina Jolie Biography Made-for-TV
George of the Jungle Sam Weisman Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church Comedy Disney
Geri's Game Jan Pinkava Animated, Short Academy Award
Get a Clue Terence H. Winkless Ray Walston, Diane Ladd, Sally Kirkland Family based on Ellen Raskin book
Ghosts Stan Winston Michael Jackson
Going All the Way Mark Pellington Jeremy Davis, Ben Affleck, Amy Locane Drama Gramercy Pictures
Gone Fishin' Christopher Cain Joe Pesci, Danny Glover, Rosanna Arquette, Lynn Whitfield Comedy Caravan Pictures
Good Burger Brian Robbins Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell Comedy
Good Will Hunting Gus 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 Action
Grateful Dead: Downhill from Here Len Dell'Amico The Grateful Dead Concert
Gridlock'd Vondie Curtis-Hall Tim Roth, Tupac Shakur Comedy, Crime
Grosse Pointe Blank George Armitage John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd, Alan Arkin Comedy Caravan Pictures

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Hacks Gary Rosen Stephen Rea, Illeana Douglas, John Ritter Comedy Shoreline
Hands on a Hard Body: The Documentary S.R. Bindler Documentary
Hard Eight Paul Thomas Anderson Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow Drama Anderson's first film
Hav Plenty Christopher Scott Cherot Comedy
Henry Fool Hal Hartley Thomas Jay Ryan, Parker Posey Drama Cannes script award
Hercules Ron Clements, John Musker Family, Fantasy Animated film
Highball Noah Baumbach Justine Bateman, Peter Bogdanovich Comedy
Hitler
Home Alone 3 Raja Gosnell Alex D. Linz Family Second Home Alone sequel
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves Dean Cundey Rick Moranis Sci-fi Direct-to-video sequel
Hoodlum Bill Duke Laurence Fishburne, Tim Roth, Vanessa Williams, Andy García Crime on Bumpy Johnson
The House of Yes Mark Waters Parker Posey Comedy based on Wendy MacLeod play
Hugo Pool Robert Downey, Sr. Alyssa Milano, Patrick Dempsey Comedy aka Pool Girl
Hurricane Streets Morgan J. Freeman Heather Matarazzo Drama

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
I Know What You Did Last Summer Jim 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 Storm Ang Lee Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Elijah Wood Drama based on Rick Moody novel
In & Out Frank Oz Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon, Bob Newhart, Debbie Reynolds, Wilford Brimley Comedy Oscar nomination for Cusack
In the Company of Men Neil LaBute Aaron Eckhart, Matt Molloy Comedy based on LaBute's play
In the Gloaming Christopher Reeve Glenn Close, Bridget Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Sean Leonard, David Strathairn Drama Made-for-TV
Inferno Don Wilson Action
The Informant Jim McBride Cary Elwes, Timothy Dalton Drama Made-for-TV
Intensity Yves Simoneau Piper Laurie, Molly Parker Thriller based on Dean Koontz novel
Inventing the Abbotts Pat O'Connor Liv Tyler, Jennifer Connelly, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, Joanna Going Comedy based on Sue Miller story
It's In the Water Kelly Herd Drama

J[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Jackal Michael Caton-Jones Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora Thriller Remake of film Day of the Jackal
Jackie Brown Quentin 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 Eyre Robert Young Samantha Morton, Ciarán Hinds Drama Based on Charlotte Brontë novel
Jungle 2 Jungle John Pasquin Tim Allen, Martin Short, JoBeth Williams, Lolita Davidovich, Sam Huntington Comedy Disney
Jungle Emperor Leo Yoshio Takeuchi Japan
Just in Time Shawn Levy Mark Moses, Brittany Alyse Smith Rom com
Just Write Andrew Gallerani Sherilyn Fenn, Jeremy Piven Rom com Curb Entertainment
Justice League of America Animated DC Comics

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Keeping the Promise Heldon Larry Keith Carradine, Annette O'Toole Family, Drama
Keys to Tulsa Leslie Greif James Spader, Eric Stoltz, Mary Tyler Moore Drama Gramercy Pictures
Kiss the Girls Gary Fleder Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd Crime, Thriller based on James Patterson novel
Knockin' On Heaven's Door Thomas Jahn Rutger Hauer
Kull the Conqueror John Nicolella Kevin Sorbo, Tia Carrere, Thomas Ian Griffith, Litefoot, Harvey Fierstein Fantasy Universal
Kundun Martin Scorsese Biography Dalai Lama

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
L.A. Confidential Curtis 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 Charles Grosvenor Animated film Direct-to-video
Last Stand at Saber River Dick Lowry Tom Selleck, Keith Carradine, Haley Joel Osment Western from Elmore Leonard novel
The Last Time I Committed Suicide Stephen T. Kay Thomas Jane, Keanu Reeves Drama
Latter-Day Saints
Lawn Dogs John Duigan Sam Rockwell, Mischa Barton, Kathleen Quinlan Drama Rank Organisation
Leave It to Beaver Andy Cadiff Christopher McDonald, Janine Turner Family based on TV series
Leprechaun 4: In Space Brian Trenchard-Smith Warwick Davis Horror sequel
Lewis and Clark and George Rod McCall Rose McGowan, Dan Gunther Comedy
Liar Liar Tom Shadyac Jim Carrey, Justin Cooper, Maura Tierney, Cary Elwes, Jennifer Tilly, Amanda Donohoe Comedy Universal
Liberty! Roger Rees, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Donna Murphy Documentary 6-hour series
A Life Less Ordinary Danny 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 Rom com
Little Red Riding Hood David Kaplan Short subject 12 minutes
Lolita Adrian Lyne Dominique Swain, Jeremy Irons, Frank Langella, Melanie Griffith Drama based on Vladimir Nabokov novel; remake of 1962 film
Lost Highway David Lynch Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Balthazar Getty, Robert Loggia, Robert Blake Suspense October Films
The Lost World: Jurassic Park Steven Spielberg Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Arliss Howard, Richard Attenborough Science fiction sequel to Jurassic Park; based on Michael Crichton novel
Love Jones Theodore Witcher Larenz Tate, Nia Long Drama
Love and Death on Long Island Richard 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
Lovelife Jon Harmon Feldman Carla Gugino, Sherilyn Fenn Rom com
Lucky Three Jem Cohen Short subject 11 minutes

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
MPG: Motion Picture Genocide
Mad City Costa-Gavras Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda Crime drama Gavras' last U.S. film
The Man Who Knew Too Little Jon Amiel Bill Murray, Joanne Whalley, Peter Gallagher Comedy based on Robert Farrar novel
Masterminds Roger Christian Patrick Stewart, Vincent Kartheiser Comedy Columbia
The MatchMaker Mark Joffe Janeane Garofalo, David O'Hara, Milo O'Shea, Denis Leary Romantic comedy set in Ireland
McHale's Navy Bryan Spicer Tom Arnold, Tim Curry, David Alan Grier, Debra Messing Comedy based on TV series
Mean Guns Albert Pyun Ice-T, Christopher Lambert Crime drama
Meet Wally Sparks Peter Baldwin Rodney Dangerfield, Burt Reynolds, Cindy Williams Comedy Trimark
The Member of the Wedding Fielder Cook Anna Paquin, Alfre Woodard Drama from Carson McCullers novel
Men in Black Barry Sonnenfeld Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Vincent D'Onofrio, Linda Fiorentino, Rip Torn, Tony Shalhoub Science fiction based on comic-book series
Men with Guns John Sayles Mandy Patinkin Drama
Metro Thomas Carter Eddie Murphy, Michael Wincott, Michael Rapaport Action Touchstone
The Midas Touch Peter Manoogian Trever O'Brien Fantasy
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Clint 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
Mimic Guillermo del Toro Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam, Josh Brolin, Charles S. Dutton, Giancarlo Giannini, F. Murray Abraham Horror Miramax
Miss Evers' Boys Joseph Sargent Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne Drama Made-for-TV
Money Talks Brett Ratner Chris Tucker, Charlie Sheen, Heather Locklear Comedy New Line Cinema
Monty Roberts: A Real Horse Whisperer Documentary
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation John R. Leonetti Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, Sandra Hess, James Remar Action based on video game
Most Wanted David Hogan Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jon Voight, Jill Hennessy Action
MouseHunt Gore Verbinski Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Christopher Walken, Maury Chaykin, William Hickey Black comedy DreamWorks
Mr. Magoo Stanley Tong Leslie Nielsen, Miguel Ferrer, Kelly Lynch, Malcolm McDowell Comedy based on the cartoon character
Mrs Dalloway Marleen Gorris Vanessa Redgrave, Natascha McElhone Drama based on Virginia Woolf novel
Murder at 1600 Dwight H. Little Wesley Snipes, Diane Lane Thriller based on Margaret Truman novel
My Best Friend's Wedding P. J. Hogan Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett Rom com TriStar
My Teacher Ate My Homework Stephen Williams Shelley Duvall, Sheila McCarthy Comedy
The Myth of Fingerprints Bart Freundlich Blythe Danner, James LeGros, Julianne Moore, Roy Scheider Drama Good Machine Films

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Nevada Gary Tieche Amy Brenneman, Kirstie Alley, Gabrielle Anwar Drama
Niagara, Niagara Bob Gosse Henry Thomas, Robin Tunney, Stephen Lang Drama Venice film fest award for Tunney
Night Falls on Manhattan Sidney Lumet Andy García, Richard Dreyfuss, Lena Olin, Ian Holm, Ron Leibman, James Gandolfini Crime drama based on Robert Daley novel
The Night Flier Mark Pavia Miguel Ferrer Horror
Night of the Demons 3 Horror
Nightwatch Ole Bornedahl Ewan McGregor, Patricia Arquette, Nick Nolte Thriller remake of Nattevagten
Northern Lights Linda Yellen Diane Keaton Family First Disney Channel film
Nothing to Lose Steve Oedekerk Martin Lawrence, Tim Robbins, Kelly Preston Comedy Touchstone Pictures
Nowhere Greg Araki Drama

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Odyssey Andrei Konchalovsky Armand Assante, Isabella Rossellini, Greta Scacchi, Eric Roberts, Vanessa L. Williams Adventure TV miniseries
Office Killer Cindy Sherman Carol Kane, Molly Ringwald, Jeanne Tripplehorn Comedy Miramax
Oliver Twist Richard Dreyfuss, Elijah Wood Family Made-for-TV
Omega Doom Albert Pyun Rutger Hauer Sci-fi
On the 2nd Day of Christmas James Frawley Mary Stuart Masterson, Mark Ruffalo Drama Made-for-TV
On the Edge of Innocence Peter Werner Kellie Martin, Karen Young
One Eight Seven Kevin Reynolds Samuel L. Jackson, John Heard Thriller aka 187
One Night Stand Mike Figgis Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski, Kyle MacLachlan, Ming-Na Wen, Robert Downey, Jr., Glenn Plummer Drama New Line Cinema
Orgazmo Trey Parker Trey Parker, Dian Bachar, Robyn Lynne Raab, Michael Dean Jacobs, Matt Stone Comedy
Oscar and Lucinda Gillian Armstrong Ralph Fiennes, Cate Blanchett, Tom Wilkinson Drama based on Peter Carey novel
Out to Sea Martha Coolidge Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Dyan Cannon Comedy Davis Entertainment

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Painted Angels Jon Sanders Brenda Fricker, Kelly McGillis Western
Paradise Road Bruce Beresford Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Julianna Margulies War, Drama Fox Searchlight
The Peacemaker Mimi Leder George Clooney, Nicole Kidman Action first film from DreamWorks
Perfect Body Douglass Barr Amy Jo Johnson, Cathy Rigby Drama Made-for-TV
The Pest Paul Miller John Leguizamo, Freddy Rodriguez Comedy TriStar
Picture Perfect Glenn Gordon Caron Jennifer Aniston, Jay Mohr, Kevin Bacon Romance 20th Century Fox
Playing God Andy Wilson David Duchovny, Timothy Hutton, Angelina Jolie Drama Beacon Pictures
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction Kurt Voss Jaime Pressly Suspense Direct-to-video sequel
Police 2020
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin Karl Geurs Jim Cummings, John Fielder, Ken Sansom, Andre Stojka, Peter Cullen, David Warner, Paul Winchell Family, Animated Disney
The Postman Kevin Costner Kevin Costner, Olivia Williams, Larenz Tate, Will Patton Science fiction won 5 Razzie awards
Preaching to the Perverted
Prefontaine Steve James Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O'Neill Biography, Drama story of Steve Prefontaine
Pressurecooker
Private Parts Betty Thomas Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, Mary McCormack, Paul Giamatti, Allison Janney Biography, Comedy based on Stern's autobiography
Pullet Surprise

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Quicksilver Highway Mick Garris Christopher Lloyd Drama Direct to video, TV
Quiet Days in Hollywood Josef Rusnak Hilary Swank, Chad Lowe, Natasha Gregson Wagner Drama aka The Way We Are

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Rainmaker Francis Ford Coppola Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Danny DeVito, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place, Mickey Rourke, Danny Glover, Virginia Madsen, Roy Scheider Drama Based on John Grisham novel
Red Corner Jon Avnet Richard Gere, Bai Ling Thriller banned in China
The Relic Peter Hyams Penelope Ann Miller, Tom Sizemore, Linda Hunt, James Whitmore Horror Paramount
A River Made to Drown In "Alan Smithee" Michael Imperioli, Richard Chamberlain Drama
Robinson Crusoe Rod Hardy Pierce Brosnan Adventure Based on Daniel Defoe novel
RocketMan Stuart Gillard Harland Williams, Jessica Lundy, William Sadler Comedy
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion David Mirkin Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo Comedy Touchstone
Rosewood John Singleton Jon Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Bruce McGill, Loren Dean, Esther Rolle, Elise Neal Drama story of Rosewood massacre
Rough Riders John Milius Tom Berenger, Chris Noth, Gary Busey, Sam Elliott Drama TV miniseries
Running Time Josh Becker Bruce Campbell

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist Kirby Dick Documentary
The Saint Phillip Noyce Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue Thriller Based on Leslie Charteris novels
Saint-Ex Bruno Ganz, Miranda Richardson Biography France
Scream 2 Wes Craven David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Omar Epps, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Laurie Metcalf, Jerry O'Connell, Timothy Olyphant, Jada Pinkett Horror sequel to Scream
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo
Selena Gregory Nava Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos Biography story of singer
Seven Years in Tibet Jean-Jacques Annaud Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, Victor Wong, Lhakpa Tsamchoe Drama Based on Heinrich Harrer book
Shadow Conspiracy George P. Cosmatos Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton, Sam Waterston, Stephen Lang, Ben Gazzara Drama Cosmatos' final film
She's So Lovely Nick Cassavetes Sean Penn, Robin Wright Penn, John Travolta Drama John Cassavetes script
Shrieker David DeCoteau Horror
A Simple Wish Michael Ritchie Martin Short, Mara Wilson, Kathleen Turner Fantasy Ritchie's final film
Six Ways to Sunday Adam Bernstein Adrien Brody, Deborah Harry Drama
The 6th Man Marlon Wayans, Kadeem Hardison
A Smile Like Yours Keith Samples Greg Kinnear, Lauren Holly, Joan Cusack Comedy
Snow White: A Tale of Terror Sigourney Weaver, Monica Keena, Sam Neill Horror Made-for-TV
Soul Food George Tillman, Jr. Vanessa L. Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long, Michael Beach Comedy, Drama Fox 2000
Space Marines Sci-fi
Spaceman
The Spanish Prisoner David Mamet Campbell Scott, Steve Martin, Rebecca Pidgeon Drama Sony
Spawn Mark 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 Control Jan de Bont Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric, Willem Dafoe Action Sequel to Speed; 8 Razzie nominations
Sprung Rusty Cundieff Tisha Campbell, Paula Jai Parker Comedy
Star Kid Manny Coto Joseph Mazzello, Richard Gilliland Family
Starship Troopers Paul Verhoeven Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, Jake Busey, Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Muldoon Science fiction based on a novel by Robert A. Heinlein
Steel Kenneth Johnson Shaquille O'Neal, Annabeth Gish, Judd Nelson, Richard Roundtree, Ray J Action Warner Bros.
Stranger in the House Michele Greene, Steve Railsback Suspense from Georges Simenon story
Strategic Command
Strawberry Fields Rea Tajiri
Suicide Kings Peter O'Fallon Christopher Walken, Denis Leary, Henry Thomas Drama Artisan
Sunday Jonathan Nossiter David Suchet, Lisa Harrow, Jared Harris Black comedy Sundance Best Film
Super Speedway Stephen Low Documentary Narrated by Paul Newman
The Swan Princess II: Escape from Castle Mountain Sequel
Swept from the Sea Beeban Kidran Rachel Weisz, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates Drama Based on Joseph Conrad story
Switchback Jeb Stuart Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover, Jared Leto Thriller Paramount

T[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Telling Lies in America Guy Ferland Kevin Bacon, Brad Renfro Drama
That Darn Cat Bob Spiers Christina Ricci, Doug E. Doug Family Disney
That Old Feeling Carl Reiner Bette Midler, Dennis Farina Comedy Universal
This World, Then the Fireworks Michael Oblowitz Billy Zane, Gina Gershon, Sheryl Lee Drama Based on novel by Jim Thompson
A Thousand Acres Jocelyn Moorhouse Jessica Lange, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jason Robards, Colin Firth Drama Based on novel by Jane Smiley
'Til There Was You Scott Winant Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dylan McDermott, Sarah Jessica Parker Rom com Paramount
Titanic James Cameron Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Frances Fisher, Victor Garber, Kathy Bates, Bill Paxton, Gloria Stuart, David Warner, Suzy Amis Historical Epic, Disaster 11 Academy Awards, box office record $1,835,300,000
Top of the World Sidney J. Furie Peter Weller, Dennis Hopper Drama
Touch Paul Schrader Bridget Fonda, Christopher Walken, Skeet Ulrich, Tom Arnold, Gina Gershon, Lolita Davidovich Comedy Based on novel by Elmore Leonard
Toothless Melanie Mayron Family Disney
Touch Me H. Gordon Boos Amanda Peet, Michael Vartan, Peter Facinelli Romance
Tower of Terror D.J. MacHale Steve Guttenberg, Kirsten Dunst Horror Made-for-TV
Traveller Jack N. Green Bill Paxton, Mark Wahlberg, Julianna Margulies Crime drama October Films
Trekkies Roger Nygard Documentary
Trial and Error Jonathan Lynn Michael Richards, Jeff Daniels, Charlize Theron Comedy New Line Cinema
Trojan War George Huang Will Friedle, Jennifer Love Hewitt Comedy
Truth or Consequences, N.M. Kiefer Sutherland Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Pollak, Kim Dickens, Grace Phillips Drama TriStar
Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie Jonathan Tzachor Johnny Yong Bosch, Nakia Burrise, Jason David Frank, Catherine Sutherland Fantasy
Turbulence Robert Butler Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly, Hector Elizondo, Rachel Ticotin, Catherine Hicks, Brendan Gleeson Action Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
The Twilight of the Golds Rosss Kagan Marks Jennifer Beals, Brendan Fraser Drama Made-for-TV
Twisted Seth Michael Donsky William Hickey, Billy Porter Drama

U[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
U Turn Oliver Stone Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Jon Voight, Joaquin Phoenix, Claire Danes, Billy Bob Thornton Thriller, Comedy TriStar
Ulee's Gold Victor Nuñez Peter Fonda, Patricia Richardson Drama Golden Globe for Fonda
Under Wraps Adam Wylie, Ed Lauter Family Disney Channel

V[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Vampire Journals Horror Direct to video
Vanishing Point Charles Carner Viggo Mortensen, Jason Priestley, Keith David Action TV remake of 1971 film
Vegas Vacation Stephen Kessler Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Ethan Embry, Marisol Nichols Comedy Fourth of series
Velocity Trap Phillip J. Roth Olivier Gruner, Craig Wasson Action
Volcano Mick Jackson Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle, Keith David Disaster 20th Century Fox

W[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Waco: The Rules of Engagement William Gazecki Documentary
Wag the Dog Barry Levinson Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Woody Harrelson, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson Comedy New Line Cinema; 2 Oscar nominations
Waiting for Guffman Christopher Guest Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Parker Posey Mockumentary Sony Pictures Classics
Warriors of Virtue Ronny Yu Fantasy
Washington Square Agnieszka Holland Jennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney, Maggie Smith Drama based on novel by Henry James
Weapons of Mass Distraction Stephen Surjik Ben Kingsley, Gabriel Byrne, Mimi Rogers, Jeffrey Tambor, Chris Mulkey, Ileana Douglas Comedy Made-for-TV
Welcome to Sarajevo Michael Winterbottom Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei Drama
What the Deaf Man Heard Matthew Modine, James Earl Jones Drama Made-for-TV
Wild America William Dear Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Devon Sawa, Scott Bairstow Adventure
The Wings of the Dove Iain Softley Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache, Alison Elliott Drama 4 Oscar nominations
The Winter Guest Alan Rickman Emma Thompson Drama Fine Line
Wishmaster Robert Kurtzman Tammy Lauren, Chris Lemmon Horror
The Woodlanders Rufus Sewell Drama
The Wrong Guy David Steinberg Dave Foley, Jennifer Tilly, David Higgins, Colm Feore Comedy, Crime Canada

Y[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Year of the Horse Jim Jarmusch Documentary Neil Young concert tour
Young Thugs: Innocent Blood
Young and Dangerous 4 Andrew Lau Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan Triad British Hong Kong

Z[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Zeus and Roxanne George Miller Steve Guttenberg, Kathleen Quinlan Family Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

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