Best most potent award winning movies from 1997

View today’s top 10 movies with most potent from 1997 based on the crowd's interest from popular searches across the country. People have searched for the greatest movies of all time with most potent from 1997.

1 Life Is Beautiful (1997)

A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.

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1997-12-20 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Rating

rating icon 8.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    foster father
  2. Ranked #77 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #91 for
    masterpiece

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2 Amistad (1997)

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed slave Theodore Joadson wants Cinque and the others exonerated and recruits property lawyer Roger Baldwin to help his case. Eventually, John Quincy Adams also becomes an ally.

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1997-12-10 | Drama / History

Cast

Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne

Rating

rating icon 7.026
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #95 for
    Courtroom Drama
  2. Ranked #125 for
    historical significance
  3. Ranked #155 for
    teaching tool

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3 The Wings of the Dove (1997)

Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets a terminally ill American heiress named Millie traveling through Europe, she comes up with a conniving plan to have both love and wealth.

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1997-09-04 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache

Rating

rating icon 6.612
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    like Titanic
  2. Ranked #45 for
    Period Drama
  3. Ranked #60 for
    backstabbing

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4 Eve's Bayou (1997)

Summer heats up in rural Louisiana beside Eve’s Bayou, 1962, as the Batiste family tries to survive the secrets they’ve kept and the betrayals they’ve endured.

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1997-11-07 | Drama

Cast

Jurnee Smollett, Meagan Good

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #117 for
    flirtatious
  2. Ranked #159 for
    Occult
  3. Ranked #210 for
    elegiac

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5 Mrs Brown (1997)

When Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert dies, she finds solace in her trusted servant, Mr. John Brown. But their relationship also brings scandal and turmoil to the monarchy.

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1997-07-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Judi Dench, Billy Connolly

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #55 for
    prissy
  2. Ranked #62 for
    Period Drama
  3. Ranked #102 for
    consoling

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6 Good Will Hunting (1997)

When professors discover that an aimless janitor is also a math genius, a therapist helps the young man confront the demons that are holding him back.

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1997-12-05 | Drama

Cast

Matt Damon, Robin Williams

Rating

rating icon 8.154
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #24 for
    with daddy issue
  2. Ranked #62 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #71 for
    therapeutic

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7 Fireworks (1997)

Detective Nishi is relieved from a stakeout to visit his sick wife in hospital. He is informed that she is terminally ill, and is advised to take her home. During his visit, a suspect shoots one detective dead and leaves Nishi's partner, Horibe, paralyzed. Nishi leaves the police force to spend time with his wife at home, and must find a way to pay off his debts to the yakuza.

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1997-10-30 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Takeshi Kitano, Kayoko Kishimoto

Rating

rating icon 7.674
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #29 for
    hard-nosed
  2. Ranked #82 for
    stoic
  3. Ranked #117 for
    elegiac

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8 Titanic (1997)

101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later. A young Rose boards the ship with her mother and fiancé. Meanwhile, Jack Dawson and Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets aboard the ship. Rose tells the whole story from Titanic's departure through to its death—on its first and last voyage—on April 15, 1912.

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1997-11-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #23 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #24 for
    wonderful
  3. Ranked #30 for
    great sound effects

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9 The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors' and victims' families prepare a class-action suit, but his efforts only seem to push the townspeople further apart. At the same time, one teenage survivor of the accident has to reckon with the loss of innocence brought about by a different kind of damage.

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1997-09-25 | Drama

Cast

Ian Holm, Sarah Polley

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    tour de force
  2. Ranked #51 for
    Multiple POV
  3. Ranked #63 for
    confusing

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10 Happy Together (1997)

A gay couple from Hong Kong takes a trip to Argentina in search of a new beginning but instead begins drifting even further apart.

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1997-05-30 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Leslie Cheung

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #37 for
    low-key approach
  2. Ranked #53 for
    sepia tone
  3. Ranked #70 for
    cross-cut editing

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