1997 Comedy Movies

Men In Black (1997)

Men In Black

  • 92%
  • PG-13
  • 98 min
  • Comedy

Men in Black follows the exploits of agents Kay (Jones) and Jay (Smith), members of a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth. The two Men in Black find themselves in the middle of the deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist (Vincent D'Onofrio) who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies. In order to prevent worlds from colliding, the MiB must track down the terrorist and prevent the destruction of Earth. It's just...

Hercules (1997)

Hercules

  • 84%
  • G
  • 86 min
  • Animation

Hercules journeys from "zero to hero" as he discovers what it means to be a true hero and seeks to regain his rightful place among the gods of Mount Olympus.

Along the way, he matches wits with the cunning and comical hot-headed Hades, who will stop at nothing to take control of the Universe.

Life is Beautiful (1997)

Life is Beautiful

    • PG-13
    • 116 min
    • Comedy

    A Chaplinesque fable about the power of imagination set against the stark reality of World War II Europe. Life is Beautiful (La Vita E Bella) combines satire, physical comedy, social commentary and a touch of the surreal into a uniquely moving story of love.

    Batman & Robin (1997)

    Batman & Robin

    • 11%
    • PG-13
    • 125 min
    • Action

    There's a chill over Gotham City. A new nemesis has unleashed a cold front of crime on the beleaguered metropolis. And once again, the citizenry turns to its one hope, its lone nocturnal guardian, to free it from the icy grip of crime. Summoned by the glowing moon of the Bat-signal hovering against the night sky, Batman (GEORGE CLOONEY) roars from the reconstructed Batcave in a sleek, remodeled Batmobile towards the city.

    Only now, he doesn't travel alone -- his daredevil partner, Robin (CHRIS...

    Home Alone 3 (1997)

    Home Alone 3

    • 27%
    • PG
    • 102 min
    • Action

    A top-secret computer chip has been stolen from the U.S. Defense Department. The international criminals who expertly and ruthlessly engineered its heist are asking for untold millions of dollars on the Black Market. But the precious booty, hidden inside a toy car, has been temporarily misplaced. Its final destination: a comfortable Chicago suburb.

    Quietly taking up residence in the tree-lined neighborhood, the four highly trained spies marshal all their diabolical resources and skills to...

    As Good As It Gets (1997)

    As Good As It Gets

    • 86%
    • PG-13
    • 139 min
    • Comedy

    Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson) is the most dysfunctional of men, an acid-tongued romance novelist who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Never one to avoid confrontations, he takes pride in his ability to affront, repulse, offend and wound. His targets are random; his aim reckless. Leave an elevator in which he stands; cross a street on which he walks. He is to be avoided at all costs, but some victims just cannot escape.

    As part of Melvin's unwavering daily schedule, he consumes an...

    Liar, Liar (1997)

    Liar, Liar

    • 81%
    • PG-13
    • 86 min
    • Comedy

    If lying is easy for Fletcher(Jim Carrey), being a good father is anything but. Then one day his son makes an honest man out of him, and Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset his mouth suddenly becomes his biggest liability.

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    • 70%
    • PG-13
    • 94 min
    • Comedy

    Austin Powers, a British secret agent from the swinging 60s, is brought out of cryofreeze to take on his arch nemisis in the 1990s.

    George of the Jungle (1997)

    George of the Jungle

    • 56%
    • PG
    • 92 min
    • Action

    Baby George(Brendan Fraser) is displaced from his family during a horrible plane crash and is adopted by a wise ape. Life in the jungle is pretty sweet for George, until, as an adult, our hero meets the lovely Ursula(Leslie Mann). This rollicking, live-action epic swings from comedy to action to adventure to drama to romance with a sharp blend of humor, slapstick, dazzling special effects, social satire and larger-than-life adventures from the jungles of Africa to the jungles of San Fransisco.

    Orgazmo (1997)

    Orgazmo

    • 47%
    • NC-17
    • 94 min
    • Comedy

    "South Park" creator Trey Parker's film (which was created before South Park's success) centers on Mormon missionary Joe Young and his unusual entry into the pornographic movie industry.

    Vegas Vacation (1997)

    Vegas Vacation

    • 13%
    • PG
    • 93 min
    • Comedy

    Nobody plans a vacation better than Clark Griswold (CHEVY CHASE). Loyal husband, devoted dad and full-fledged family man, Clark puts such enthusiasm into Griswold holiday outings that only the most unexpected circumstances can keep him from achieving the ultimate family excursion. Unfortunately, the only circumstances that ever seem to befall Clark are the unexpected kind.

    My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

    My Best Friend's Wedding

    • 71%
    • PG-13
    • 105 min
    • Comedy

    Nine years ago, Julianne Potter and Michael O'Neal made that mysterious transition from lovers to "just friends." It is an arrangement that still appeals to Julianne, whose idea of commitment is measured in days rather than years, even if it left Michael still carrying the proverbial torch. Best friends since that fateful day in college, they made a pact that if neither had found someone to love by the age of 28, they would marry each other. It seemed like a goof at the time ... except that...

    Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion (1997)

    Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion

      • R
      • 92 min
      • Comedy

      Best friends since childhood and roommates since high school graduation, party girls Romy (Mira Sorvino) and Michele (Lisa Kudrow) are two carefree young women living in Southern California. When they hear about their upcoming ten-year high school reunion, the pair take stock of their lives since high school and are genuinely surprised to find they have very little to brag about. To compensate for their apparent lack of achievements, they decide to reinvent themselves, concocting fantasies of...

      Chasing Amy (1997)

      Chasing Amy

      • 88%
      • R
      • 113 min
      • Comedy

      In 'Chasing Amy', life-long best friends Holden McNeil (BEN AFFLECK) and Banky Edwards (JASON LEE) are enjoying success as the creators of the cult hit comic book 'Bluntman and Chronic.' When they meet fellow comic book artist Alyssa Jones (JOEY LAUREN ADAMS), Holden's desire for the beautiful charmer is immediate. Alyssa, however, has set her romantic sights elsewhere and yet decides, nevertheless, to pursue a friendship with Holden. This presents Holden with a dilemma: Feeling the way he...

      The Full Monty (1997)

      The Full Monty

      • 95%
      • R
      • 91 min
      • Comedy

      Six unemployed steel workers, inspired by the Chippendale's dancers, form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.

      Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

      Grosse Pointe Blank

      • 79%
      • R
      • 107 min
      • Action

      Charming and proficient as a hired gun, Martin Q. Blank (Cusak) has established a lucrative business, specializing in assassinations. Although extremely successful, he begins to realize that his life still lacks meaning. In his earnest search to find "fulfillment and truth," he decides to return home to Grosse Pointe, Michigan, for his ten year high school reunion, where he plans to reunite with Debi (Driver), the girl he left behind, as well as doing "one last hit." Martin's past and present...

      Children of Heaven (1997)

      Children of Heaven

        • 89 min
        • Drama

        Triumphant prizewinner at many prestigious film festivals, this uplifitng, crowd-pleasing story of family and love was also nominated for an Academy Award(R) as Best Foreign Language Film!

        Bean (1997)

        Bean

        • 42%
        • PG-13
        • 85 min
        • Comedy

        Based on the character Rowan Atkinson created for the most popular British comedy series of the 1990s, BEAN takes the man-of-few-words, Mr. Bean, on a romp of screwball mayhem covering two continents. Mr. Bean is a n'er-do-well employee of London's National Art Gallery whose job security is insured by having endeared himself to the Chairman of the Board. In order to get rid of Bean, the other board members vote to send him to America, passing him off as the art expert who will accompany the...

        Spice World (1997)

        Spice World

        • 29%
        • PG
        • 93 min
        • Comedy

        It is the summer of 1997. All is quiet on the banks of the Thames and calm in Docklands backwaters. In Battersea Park, people snooze in the shade and children play; in Trafalgar Square, a road sweeper does his daily round and pigeons roost undisturbed atop Nelson's Column. Suddenly, a faint rumble is heard in the distance and a gust of perfume rushes down the Mall... A double decker bus roars into view and hurtles toward us and then... In a dazzling explosion of music, color, clothes, and...

        The Borrowers (1997)

        The Borrowers

        • 73%
        • PG
        • 86 min
        • Comedy

        Have you ever misplaced a sock? Some jewelry? Do you think you know where you left a pen or a spool of thread only to find that it isn't there? This perturbing state of affairs has a very simple explanation . . . The Borrowers.

        Borrowers discreetly co-exist alongside humans. They reside under the floorboards of our homes and offices, taking great pains to go undetected as they ingeniously procure and live off of "borrowed" items. Though dauntless, The Borrowers must be careful, lest they be...