Top 24 underrated adventure movies from year 1997

01.
George of the Jungle
92 min | 1997 |
5.5 (69707 votes)
|
7.8 (98 reviews)

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

02.
Mr. Magoo
87 min | 1997 |
4.0 (13977 votes)
|
5.89 (35 reviews)

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

03.
Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie
99 min | 1997 |
3.7 (8020 votes)
|
5.38 (43 reviews)

The TV heroes return for a sequel, chasing a vicious villainess named Divatox. Can they rescue the kindly wizard Lerigot from her clutches before he's thrown into the volcano?

04.
Dante's Peak
108 min | 1997 |
5.9 (79026 votes)
|
7.38 (256 reviews)

A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town recently named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that the long dormant volcano, Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.

05.
The Edge
117 min | 1997 |
6.9 (66314 votes)
|
8.16 (157 reviews)

An intellectual billionaire and two other men struggle to band together and survive after getting stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with a blood-thirsty Kodiak Bear hunting them down.

06.
Steel
97 min | 1997 |
2.8 (10889 votes)
|
4.04 (52 reviews)

To stop terrorists from using the lethal technology he invented, a weapons developer transforms himself into a hammer-wielding superhero.

07.
Anaconda
89 min | 1997 |
4.8 (93005 votes)
|
6.01 (234 reviews)

A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who forces them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.

08.
Anastasia
94 min | 1997 |
7.2 (108565 votes)
|
8.33 (155 reviews)

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.

09.
Nothing to Lose
98 min | 1997 |
6.7 (42958 votes)
|
7.51 (68 reviews)

Nick's wife's in bed with his boss. He later gets a gun to his head by a carjacker but steps on the gas pedal. They end up friends after adventures together - holdups, burglary, reckless driving, revenge etc. Twists follow.

10.
The Saint
116 min | 1997 |
6.2 (60970 votes)
|
7.0 (147 reviews)

Simon Templar (The Saint), is a thief for hire, whose latest job to steal the secret process for cold fusion puts him at odds with a traitor bent on toppling the Russian government, as well as the woman who holds its secret.

11.
Men in Black
98 min | 1997 |
7.3 (503905 votes)
|
8.06 (292 reviews)

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

12.
The Peacemaker
124 min | 1997 |
5.9 (52987 votes)
|
6.58 (120 reviews)

A US Army colonel and a civilian woman supervising him must track down stolen Russian nuclear weapons before they're used by terrorists.

13.
Bean
89 min | 1997 |
6.5 (94961 votes)
|
7.18 (125 reviews)

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

14.
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
95 min | 1997 |
5.4 (9290 votes)
|
6.08 (40 reviews)

A mob bagman finds that his luggage, containing the proof of his gang's latest hit, has been switched.

15.
Snow White: A Tale of Terror
100 min | 1997 |
6.2 (9662 votes)
|
6.86 (56 reviews)

In this dark take on the fairy tale, the growing hatred of a noblewoman, secretly a practitioner of the dark arts, for her stepdaughter, and the witch's horrifying attempts to kill her.

16.
Princess Mononoke
134 min | 1997 |
8.4 (326340 votes)
|
8.88 (601 reviews)

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

17.
Tomorrow Never Dies
119 min | 1997 |
6.5 (177003 votes)
|
6.79 (268 reviews)

James Bond sets out to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the U.K in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage.

18.
Seven Years in Tibet
136 min | 1997 |
7.1 (123340 votes)
|
7.22 (123 reviews)

True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.

19.
The Postman
177 min | 1997 |
6.1 (67290 votes)
|
6.08 (312 reviews)

A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America.

20.
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
129 min | 1997 |
6.6 (367624 votes)
|
6.57 (517 reviews)

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

21.
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
95 min | 1997 |
3.7 (45578 votes)
|
3.65 (209 reviews)

A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from an extra-dimensional invasion.

22.
Hercules
93 min | 1997 |
7.3 (198431 votes)
|
7.17 (184 reviews)

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

23.
Starship Troopers
129 min | 1997 |
7.2 (262364 votes)
|
7.0 (817 reviews)

Humans in a fascist, militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs.

24.
The Fifth Element
126 min | 1997 |
7.7 (423353 votes)
|
7.45 (681 reviews)

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.

Top 3 overrated adventure movies from year 1997

01.
Robinson Crusoe
105 min | 1997 |
5.9 (10894 votes)
|
4.78 (41 reviews)

Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left ...

02.
Speed 2: Cruise Control
121 min | 1997 |
3.9 (73003 votes)
|
2.8 (214 reviews)

A computer hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker.

03.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
89 min | 1997 |
7.0 (216531 votes)
|
6.25 (307 reviews)

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