1997 Drama Movies

Two Voices (1997)

Two Voices

    • Unrated
    • 88 min
    • Drama

    Sybil Goldrich had breast cancer and reconstructive surgery, Kathleen Anneken chose to have breast implants. They both suffer from symptoms they were not warned about. Who would have guessed drug companies and the doctors' community is hiding something from the public with government endorsment? The two join forces to fight the system, at the same time dealing with their different social-economical backgrounds, "style" and families. Written by Jonathan...

    Ulee's Gold (1997)

    Ulee's Gold

    • 94%
    • R
    • 112 min
    • Drama

    ULEE'S GOLD is the story of Ulysses Jackson (Peter Fonda), a solitary beekeeper working in the tupelo marshes of the Florida Panhandle. Wishing only to work his bees and live withdrawn from past ties, Ulee is a war veteran devastated by his wife's death and the collapse of his family. With his son Jimmy (Tom Wood), in jail and his daughter-in-law Helen (Christine Dunford), run off now for almost two years, Ulee has had to become caretaker for his two granddaughters, Penny (Vanessa Zima) and...

    Unagi (1997)

    Unagi

      • 117 min
      • Drama

      White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he's away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a small village, opens a barber shop (he was trained as a barber in prison) and talks almost to no-one except for the eel he "befriended" in prison. One day he finds the unconscious body of Keiko, who attempted suicide and reminds him of his wife. She starts to work at his shop, but he doesn't let her become close...

      Under The Skin (1997)

      Under The Skin

      • 87%
      • Unrated
      • 82 min
      • Drama

      Although married and pregnant Rose has always been Mother's favorite, it is younger sister Iris whose life is shaken up by Mother's death. Suffocating, Iris spirals out of control and copes by losing herself in sexual oblivion. She leaves her steady, Gary, for a steady stream of one night stands in the arms of mysterious strangers, alienating Gary, Rose, her friends, and her employers in the process. Will this go on until she loses everything that is meaningful to her? Written by ...

      Unmade Beds (1997)

      Unmade Beds

      • 73%
      • R
      • 95 min
      • Documentary

      A black comedy about vanity and lust in contemporary America. In the middle of the sexual jungle of New York's singles' world, two men and two women try to achieve their dreams. Written by <[email protected]>

      Vicious Circles (1997)

      Vicious Circles

        • R
        • 105 min
        • Drama

        In a Paris cemetery, a handcuffed prisoner grieves at the grave of his sister Andy. In flashbacks, we see what happened. He's arrested for smuggling an Ecstacy-like drug; to get money to help him, Andy takes a job in a mysterious call-girl ring run by the wealthy and secretive March. She's goes to the American embassy for help as well, and she's assisted by Stanley Esher, a nerdy but competent bureaucrat. To train for the sex ring, Andy is taught by a blind masseur and advised...

        Violet's Visit (1997)

        Violet's Visit

          • Unrated
          • 83 min
          • Comedy

          Violet, a fiesty 15 year-old who prefers the nickname "Scooter" , decides to run away from her boring life in a small town and goes to visit with the father she has never seen. She believes he lives in the city with his new wife, but in fact he is in a gay relationship with his long-time lover. This inevitably leads to changes and readjustments all round as dad gets to know, reluctantly, the daughter he never wanted. Written by Patrick Dominick <[email protected]>

          Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)

          Volcano: Fire on the Mountain

            • R
            • 96 min
            • Action

            A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt. Written by Murray Chapman <[email protected]>

            Vor (1997)

            Vor

              • R
              • 96 min
              • Drama

              In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who makes a play for her. She accepts. Posing as a married family, the soldier finds them a rooming house where he becomes everyone's favorite through his good looks and generosity. Meanwhile he gives the boy, Sanya, lessons in life: to fight back, to win at all costs. The child's mother, Katya, is head-over-heels in love with Tolyan, the soldier, but the...

              Voyage to the Beginning of the World (1997)

              Voyage to the Beginning of the World

              • 67%
              • Unrated
              • 95 min
              • Biography

              Manoel is aging film director who travels with the film crew through Portugal in search of the origins of Afonso, a famous French actor whose father emigrated from Portugal to France and in process remembers his own youth. Written by Anonymous

              Washington Square (1997)

              Washington Square

              • 82%
              • PG
              • 115 min
              • Drama

              Based on the classic Henry James novel, "Washington Square" is the story of awkward young heiress Catherine Sloper (JENNIFER JASON LEIGH), who becomes caught in the emotional struggle between her strict and over-protective father (ALBERT FINNEY), and an improbable suitor, the charming, handsome and penniless Morris Townsend (BEN CHAPLIN). When Catherine falls in love with Morris, she is forced to make a fateful choice that will affect her happiness-and the rest of her life.

              Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)

              Welcome to Sarajevo

                • R
                • 103 min
                • Drama

                Follow a group of international journalists into the heart of the once cosmopolitan city of Sarajevo - now a danger zone of sniper and mortar attacks where residents still live. While reporting on an American aid worker who's trying to get children out of the country, a British correspondent decides to take an orphaned girl home to London.

                When Innocence Is Lost (1997)

                When Innocence Is Lost

                  • Unrated
                  • 92 min
                  • Drama

                  When Erica French opts to keep the baby she conceived in high school, she never dreamed that one day she would be fighting for custody against the child's father, Scott Stone. Scott Stone initially fought for custody when Erica threatened to cut off his access to their daughter. Scott continues to try to be a part of his daughter's life, but when Molly first breaks her arm at the playground then Scott's mother finds mysterious bruises on her granddaughter, Scott again fights for...

                  Wicked!

                    • R
                    • 30 min
                    • Animation
                    Winterschläfer (1997)

                    Winterschläfer

                      • 122 min
                      • Drama

                      Young blonde translator Rebecca lives with her boyfriend ski instructor Marco in a mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. Rene, local cinema projectionist, steals Marco's car and gets into a car crash with local Theo, whose daughter, after being in coma for a time, dies. Rene suffers from partial short term memory loss and starts a relationship with Laura. Meanwhile Marco is looking for the man who stole his car and Theo - for the man who killed his daughter...

                      Wounded (1997)

                      Wounded

                        • R
                        • 96 min
                        • Action

                        After a grizzly-bear poacher named Hanaghan kills her fiance and fellow Fish & Wildlife Deptartment officer, Julie Clayton sets out to track the killer down and discover why the FBI is keeping its case secret from her. She is joined in her quest by Rollins, a police detective fresh out of alcohol-dependency rehabilitation.

                        Yes Boss (1997)

                        Yes Boss

                          • Unrated
                          • 163 min
                          • Comedy

                          There are lots of poor people in India who want to get rich soon. A woman named Seema is one of them. She is very beautiful and has an admirer by the name of Sidharth. This man is very rich, and wants to marry Seema. But Seema finds out that he is already married, so refuses to marry him. He assures her that he does not love his wife, and will divorce her, and then marry Seema. Then there is the story of another poor person, a man by the name of Rahul. Rahul is also an admirer of Seema. But...

                          Young Thugs: Innocent Blood (1997)

                          Young Thugs: Innocent Blood

                            • Unrated
                            • 108 min
                            • Action

                            The story of three friends, two guys and a girl for one year after they have finished school. Last day of school, decides to rob their teacher. In doing so, they have two guys already staked out their careers as aspiring thugs and they start a protection racket while the girl takes a job at a hair salon.