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Throwback Thursday: These Movies Came Out 20 Years Ago!

It’s crazy to think that 1997 was just 20 years ago!

Here is a nostalgic list to remind you what movies were released in 1997.
Which ones do you remember?

 

TITANIC

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winselt, & Billy Zane

“A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.”

 

GOOD WILL HUNTING

Starring: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, & Ben Afleck

“Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.”

 

STARSHIP TROOPERS

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, & Dina Meyer

“Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival.”

 

THE FIFTH ELEMENT

Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, & Gary Oldman

“In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.”

 

BOOGIE NIGHTS

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, & Burt Reynolds

“The story of a young man’s adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.”

 

THE DEVIL’S ADVOCATE

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pachino, & Charlize Theron

“An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss – the biggest opportunity of his career to date.”

 

HERCULES

Starring: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, & James Woods

“The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.”

 

CON AIR

Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, & John Malkovich

“Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.”

 

SPWAN

Starring: John JLeguizamo, Michale Jai White, & Martin Sheen

“An elite mercenary is killed, but comes back from Hell as a reluctant soldier of the Devil.”

 

AS GOOD AS IT GETS

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, & Greg Kinnear

“A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.”

 

MEN IN BLACK

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, & Lind Fiorentino

“A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.”

 

SCREAM 2

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, & David Arquette

“Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins.”

 

BATMAN & ROBIN

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, & Chris O’Donnell

“Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.”

 

LIAR LIAR

Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, & Justin Cooper

“A fast-track lawyer can’t lie for 24 hours due to his son’s birthday wish after he turns his son down for the last time.”

 

ALIEN: RESURRECTION

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, & Dominique Pinon

“Two centuries after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the aliens.”

 

THE LOST WORLD: JURRASIC PARK

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, & Pete Postlethwaite

“A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.”

 

FACE/OFF

Starring: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, & Joan Allen

“In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity
and physical appearance of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent.”

 

I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, & Anne Heche

“After a nasty accident, four friends begin to drift apart. One year later Julie James gets a anonymous message and then
a slicker wearing, hook wielding killer begins to rip apart her life.”

 

ANASTASIA

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, & Christopher Lloyd

“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.”

AUSTIN POWERS: INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY

Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, & Michael York

“A 1960s hipster secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place.”

 

SELENA

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmost, & Jon Seda.

“The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome,
as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.”

 

THE RAINMAKER

Starring: Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, & Claire Danes

“An underdog lawyer takes on a fraudulent Insurance company.”

 

ANACONDA

Starring: Jon Voight, Jennifer Lopez, & Ice Cube.

“A “National Geographic” film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world’s largest – and deadliest – snake.”

 

KISS THE GIRLS

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, & Cary Elwes.

“Police hunting for a serial kidnapper are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time.”

 

AIR FORCE ONE

Starring: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, & Glenn Close

“Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he – an ex-soldier – works from hiding to defeat them.”

 

MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING

Starring: Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney. & Cameron Diaz.

“When a woman’s long-time friend reveals he’s engaged, she realizes she loves him herself and sets out to get him, with only days before the wedding.”

 

GROSSE POINTE BLANK

Starring: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, & Dan Aykroyd.

“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.”

 

G.I. JANE

Starring: Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, & Anne Bancroft.

“A female Senator succeeds in enrolling a woman into Combined Reconnaissance Team training where everyone expects her to fail.”

 

ROMY AND MICHELE’S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, & Janeane Garofalo.

“Two dim-witted, inseparable friends hit the road for their ten-year high school reunion and concoct
an elaborate lie about their lives in order to impress their classmates.”

 

GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, & Thomas Haden Church

“A man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress.”

 

PRIVATE PARTS

Starring: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, & Robin Quivers

“The autobiographical story of Howard Stern, the radio rebel who is now also a TV personality, an author and a movie star.”

 

VEGAS VACTAION

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, & Randy Quaid.

“In the fourth outing for the vacation franchise, the Griswolds have to survive Vegas fever when they go to Las Vegas for a fun family vacation.”

 

BEAN

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, & John Mills

“The bumbling Mr. Bean travels to America when he is given the responsibility of bringing a highly valuable painting to a Los Angeles museum.”

 

GOOD BURGER

Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, & Sinbad

“Two dim-witted teenagers are forced to save the fast food restaurant they work at from going out of business,
despite a new-and-improved burger joint opening across the street that want to be the “Top Dog” in the fast food industry.”

 

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS

Starring: Tom Everett Scott, Julie Delpy, & Vince Vieluf

“An American man unwittingly gets involved with French werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.”

 

JUNGLE 2 JUNGLE

Starring: Tim Allen, Martin Short, & JoBeth Williams

“A man learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who was raised in the jungle and brings the boy to New York City, turning his life upside down in the process.”

 

FLUBBER

Starring: Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, & Christopher McDonald

“An absent-minded professor discovers “flubber”, a rubber-like super-bouncy substance.”

 

 

AIR BUD

Starring Michael Jeter, Kevin Zegers, & Wendy Makkena

“A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends.
Josh is amazed when he realizes that Buddy loves basketball…that is playing basketball…and he is GOOD!
Unfortunately, when Buddy’s mean former owner, Norm Snively, comes along with a
scheme to cash in on the pup’s celebrity, it looks like they are going to be separated.”

 

FOOLS RUSH IN

Starring: Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, & Jon Tenney

“After a one night stand with Alex, Isabel realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married.
However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one’s own cultural traditions.”

 

PICTURE PERFECT

Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Jay Mohr, & Kevin Bacon.

“A young advertising executive’s life becomes increasingly complicated when,
in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.”

 

BEVERLY HILLS NINJA

Starring: Chris Farley, Nicollette Sheridan, & Robin Shou.

“A man tries to rescue a woman with a little help from his half brother.”

 

SPICE WORLD

Starring: The Spice Girls

“World famous pop group the Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker
tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.”

 

LEAVE IT TO BEAVER

Starring: Christopher McDonald, Janine Turner, & Cameron Finley

“The Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio – wise father Ward, loving mother June,
teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old “Beaver” Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift
from his father and to please him tries out for his school football team and he makes it,
only to be embarrassed. The bike he gets is quickly stolen.”

 

GONE FISHIN’

Starring: Joe Pesci, Danny Glover, & Rosanna Arquette

“Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.”

 

THE PEST

Starring: John Leguizamo, Jeffrey Jones, & Freddy Rodriguez

“A Miami con man agrees to be the human target for a Neo-Nazi manhunter, in order to collect $50,000 if he survives.”

 

MR. MAGOO

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Kelly Lynch, & Matt Keeslar

“The myopic millionaire defeats jewel smugglers in his usual bumbling manner.”



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