1997 June Movies

Hercules (1997)


  • 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.

Con Air (1997)

Con Air

  • 55%
  • R
  • 115 min
  • Action

When a group of the most dangerous and notorious prisoners in the U.S. penal system are transferred to a new super-maximum security facility, the recently paroled Cameron Poe (Nicolas Cage) hitches a ride on the Con Air transportation flight. Anxious to see his wife Tricia (Monica Potter) -- after serving a sentence for unintentionally killing a man who had harassed her -- and striving to be home for the birthday of their 8-year-old daughter whom he's never met, Poe suddenly finds...

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...

Face / Off (1997)

Face / Off

  • 91%
  • R
  • 138 min
  • Action

Relentless FBI agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) must go dangerously undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by his arch rival, the sadistic terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage). After undergoing a radical surgical procedure, Archer literally "borrows" Troy's face and identity to carry out his mission. But things go awry when Troy, emerging from a coma, transforms into Archer and wreaks havoc upon his life, both at work and at home.

As the bomb...

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...

Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

Speed 2: Cruise Control

    • PG-13
    • 121 min
    • Action

    Annie Porter (Sandra Bullock) and her boyfriend and SWAT team member Alex Shaw (Jason Patrick) head for some rest and relaxation in paradise aboard a luxury cruise. When they fall into a plot to hijack the ship for certain destruction, the couple must struggle to overcome the devious mastermind of the plot before time runs out.

    Dobermann (1997)


      • R
      • 103 min
      • Action

      The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris police. The hunt is led by the sadistic cop Christini, who only has one goal: to catch Dobermann at any cost.

      "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" Cat Showdown

        • R
        • 30 min
        • Comedy

        Sabrina has blown her allowance, and Salem has maxed out his credit card over the phone, so they decide to enter a cat show to earn the prize money, but soon find themselves wrapped up in a blackmail scheme to force the judge to throw the competition, and, to avoid being caught, Sabrina has to transform herself into a contestant. Meanwhile, Hilda and Zelda seek out a magical perfume that will make Zelda repulsive to their love-sick mailman Dirk, and Hilda gets shrunk as a punishment for taking...

        12 Storeys (1997)

        12 Storeys

          • Unrated
          • 105 min
          • Comedy

          The film depicts 24 hours in a HDB block of residential flats in Singapore. There are three main storylines. San San, fat, silent, and alone, hears the ghost of her mother constantly upbraid her. Ah Gu, a tofu soup vendor, is at odds with Lily, his materialistic immigrant wife, who longs for something he cannot provide. Meng spouts every moralistic bromide of the striving middle class, but is unhinged by his teenage sister May ("Trixie" to her boyfriend) who won't study, parties all night, and...

          A Gun, a Car, a Blonde (1997)

          A Gun, a Car, a Blonde

            • Unrated
            • 107 min
            • Drama

            A wheelchair bound (Jim Metzler) paraplegic fantasizes about the new blonde (Andrea Thompson), who moves into the house across from him. His fantasy (which move into black and white film noir) involves his being a private detective out to help the poor blonde damsel in distress. In real life, he refuses to leave his home and is being taken for a ride by his over-sexed sister (Kay Lenz). Written by John Sacksteder <[email protected]>

            Airbag (1997)


              • 112 min
              • Action

              Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner Villambrosa finds the ring. Meanwhile Villambrosa's rival gangster Souza sends "femme fatale" Fatima to check things out. Juantxo and his friends are trying to get the ring back and in the process get involved in the war between gangs..

              All The Rage (1997)

              All The Rage

                • Unrated
                • 105 min
                • Comedy

                ALL THE RAGE takes a satirical and poignant look at one gay man's obsessive pursuit of physical, sexual, and romantic perfection. Christopher Bedford is everyone's fantasy. He's gorgeous, young, clever, rich, and above all, totally buffed and every boy in Boston seems to want him. At thirty-one, he's gliding through life, celebrating himself as the 90's gay playboy ideal, without ever realizing what a mess he's become. Written by Kelly Lawman

                Buddy (1997)


                • 25%
                • PG-13
                • 84 min
                • Adventure

                Buddy is the true story of Gertrude "Trudy" Lintz (Rene Russo), an eccentric socialite in the 1920s, who is the most generous animal keeper since Noah. On her New York estate, she, her physician husband Bill (Robbie Coltrane) and her loyal assistant Dick (Alan Cumming) care for a menagerie as extensive as a zoo's: a kennel of championship Briard dogs, Rex rabbits, guinea pigs, schools of tropical fish, flocks of geese and rare pigeons, a stable of horses, two homed owls, three snakes and a...

                Career Girls (1997)

                Career Girls

                • 88%
                • 87 min
                • Drama

                Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.

                Clubbed to Death (1997)

                Clubbed to Death

                  • Unrated
                  • 90 min
                  • Drama

                  A young woman visiting Paris, misses the last bus home, finds herself stranded on the outskirts of Paris. Entering a local club, she meets a troubled drug addict.

                  Fall (1997)


                    • Unrated
                    • 93 min
                    • Drama

                    Writer/director Eric Schaeffer (If Lucy Fell) and Amanda De Cadenet (Four Rooms) steam up the screen with this humorous, provocative and sexy tale of lust and desire that "examines the surprisingly tender sides of erotic craving" (MovieMaker). For Michael Shiver (Schaeffer), life as an easy-going cab driver in New York suddenly changes when he picks up supermodel Sarah Easton (De Cadenet) and falls head over heels in love. But Sarah has more than just passion on her mind ? she also has a...

                    Hands on a Hardbody (1997)

                    Hands on a Hardbody

                      • PG
                      • 98 min
                      • Documentary

                      Hands on a Hard Body: The Documentary is a 1997 film documenting an endurance competition that took place in Longview, Texas. The yearly competition pits twenty-four contestants against each other to see who can keep their hand on a pickup truck for the longest amount of time. Whoever endures the longest without leaning on the truck or squatting wins the truck.

                      Hercules & Xena: Wizards of the Screen

                        • Unrated
                        • 6 min
                        • Action

                        Members of the audience fight against stage performers set to a specially created Xena/Hercules movie.

                        Hijacking Hollywood (1997)

                        Hijacking Hollywood

                          • 91 min
                          • Comedy

                          An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.

                          I Hate Love (1997)

                          I Hate Love

                            • Unrated
                            • 128 min
                            • Documentary

                            Paris, during the summer, Annie, a young single doctor, does not have many patients. Her consulting-room is empty, so is her life. But soon two of them are going to worry her. Lucas suffers from AIDS, but refuses to be cured, what Annie can not understand. There is also Richard, an actor, they first met at a dinner, and now he is coming at her office, more and more often, and seems paranoid... He must be one of those doctor's nightmares, a persecuting hypochondriac... ...