Top 20 underrated adventure movies from year 1997

01.
George of the Jungle
92 min | 1997 |
5.4 (66914 votes)
|
7.68 (92 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 (13630 votes)
|
5.91 (34 reviews)

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

03.
Dante's Peak
108 min | 1997 |
5.9 (75953 votes)
|
7.4 (245 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.

04.
The Edge
117 min | 1997 |
6.9 (64585 votes)
|
8.35 (148 reviews)

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

05.
Steel
97 min | 1997 |
2.8 (10409 votes)
|
4.03 (51 reviews)

John Henry Irons designs weapons for the military. When his project to create weapons that harmlessly neutralize soldiers is sabotaged, he leaves in disgust. When he sees gangs are using ...

06.
Anastasia
94 min | 1997 |
7.1 (104957 votes)
|
8.3 (145 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.

07.
Anaconda
89 min | 1997 |
4.8 (89482 votes)
|
5.83 (215 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.
Nothing to Lose
98 min | 1997 |
6.7 (41927 votes)
|
7.53 (66 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.

09.
The Saint
116 min | 1997 |
6.2 (59220 votes)
|
6.97 (140 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.

10.
Men in Black
98 min | 1997 |
7.3 (488183 votes)
|
8.04 (272 reviews)

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

11.
Bean
89 min | 1997 |
6.5 (91523 votes)
|
7.19 (120 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.

12.
Princess Mononoke
134 min | 1997 |
8.4 (304354 votes)
|
8.91 (544 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.

13.
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
95 min | 1997 |
5.4 (9143 votes)
|
5.76 (37 reviews)

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

14.
Tomorrow Never Dies
119 min | 1997 |
6.5 (171434 votes)
|
6.86 (248 reviews)

James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage.

15.
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
129 min | 1997 |
6.6 (354071 votes)
|
6.59 (482 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.

16.
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
95 min | 1997 |
3.7 (43835 votes)
|
3.63 (198 reviews)

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

17.
Seven Years in Tibet
136 min | 1997 |
7.1 (116011 votes)
|
7.0 (108 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.

18.
Hercules
93 min | 1997 |
7.3 (188779 votes)
|
7.18 (160 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.

19.
The Postman
177 min | 1997 |
6.1 (65502 votes)
|
5.9 (295 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.
Starship Troopers
129 min | 1997 |
7.2 (254900 votes)
|
6.95 (774 reviews)

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

Top 4 overrated adventure movies from year 1997

01.
Speed 2: Cruise Control
121 min | 1997 |
3.9 (70971 votes)
|
2.82 (204 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.

02.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
89 min | 1997 |
7.0 (210770 votes)
|
6.04 (292 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.

03.
Robinson Crusoe
105 min | 1997 |
5.9 (10894 votes)
|
5.41 (39 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 ...

04.
The Fifth Element
126 min | 1997 |
7.7 (411286 votes)
|
7.34 (654 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.