Best Animation Movies of 1997

1.

Hercules

6.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the hilarious, hotheaded villain Hades, who's plotting to take over Mount Olympus!

Starring: Tate Donovan, Josh Keaton, Roger Bart, Danny DeVito, James Woods, Susan Egan, Bobcat Goldthwait, Matt Frewer, Rip Torn, Samantha Eggar ..
Directed by: John Musker, Ron Clements
Release date: 1997-06-20
2.

Anastasia

6.1
7.2/10 IMDB

This animated adventure spins a more optimistic twist on the long-mythicized story of the "lost daughter" of Russia's last czar. A wicked sorcerer places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia is separated from them during their attempts to escape from a rowdy revolt seizing their palace. Years later, after growing up with amnesia in an orphanage, "Anya" encounters two Russian men seeking a reward offered by the Dowager Empress Marie, for the return of her missing granddaughter. They decide to travel together to visit the Empress in Paris. Will Anya finally be reunited with her remaining family and find a loving home at last?

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Angela Lansbury, Hank Azaria, Kelsey Grammer, Bernadette Peters, Kirsten Dunst, Andrea Martin, Glenn Walker Harris Jr. ..
Directed by: Gary Goldman, Don Bluth
Release date: 1997-11-20
3.

Geri's Game

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

An aging codger named Geri plays a daylong game of chess in the park against himself. Somehow, he begins losing to his livelier opponent. But just when the game's nearly over, Geri manages to turn the tables.

Starring: Bob Peterson ..
Directed by: Jan Pinkava
Release date: 1997-11-24
4.

Cats Don't Dance

4.4
6.9/10 IMDB

Danny, an ambitious singing/dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star.

Starring: Scott Bakula, Jasmine Guy, Natalie Cole, Ashley Peldon, Lindsay Ridgeway, Frank Welker, Debi Derryberry, Don Knotts, George Kennedy, John Rhys-Davies ..
Directed by: Mark Dindal
Release date: 1997-03-26
5.

Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin

4.4
7.1/10 IMDB

Pooh gets confused when Christopher Robin leaves him a note to say that he has gone back to school after the holidays. So Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Rabbit go in search of Christopher Robin which leads to a big adventure.

Starring: Jim Cummings, John Fiedler, Ken Sansom, Paul Winchell, Peter Cullen, Brady Bluhm, Andre Stojka, David Warner, Steven Schatzberg, Frankie J. Galasso ..
Directed by: Karl Geurs
Release date: 1997-08-05
6.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Astonished to find the Beast has a deep-seeded hatred for the Christmas season, Belle endeavors to change his mind on the matter.

Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Bernadette Peters, Tim Curry, Haley Joel Osment, Paul Reubens, Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker ..
Directed by: Andrew Knight
Release date: 1997-11-11
Best Animation Movies of 1997 : Æon Flux
7.

Æon Flux

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Æon Flux is set in a bizarre, dystopian future world. The title character is a tall, leather-clad secret agent from the nation of Monica, skilled in assassination and acrobatics. Her mission is to infiltrate the strongholds of the neighboring country of Bregna, which is led by her sometimes-nemesis and sometimes-lover Trevor Goodchild. Monica represents a dynamic anarchist society, while Bregna embodies a police state[4]—referred to on one occasion as a republic by Goodchild.[5] Although Bregna is shown to be repressive, in the first full-length episode, "Utopia or Deuteranopia?", Clavius, the president deposed by Goodchild, is described by a questioning journalist as having been democratically elected. In the same episode, an upper house of parliament is also mentioned by the character Gildemere.

Starring: Denise Poirier, John Rafter Lee, Julia Fletcher, Steffan Chirazi, Alex Fernandez, Paul Raci, Susan Turner-Cray, Japhet Asher, Andrea Carvajal ..
Directed by: Peter Chung
Release date: 1997-09-03
8.

The Swan Princess: Escape from Castle Mountain

3.8
5.8/10 IMDB

The first wedding anniversary of Princess Odette and Prince Derek is distracted by field fires set by Knuckles. His master Clavius, wants to conquer the world, and he needs to capture a giant orb to do that. Clavius kidnaps Queen Uberta and Odette with Derek have to save her.

Starring: Michelle Nicastro, Douglas Sills, Steve Vinovich, Joseph Medrano, James Arrington, Rosie Mann ..
Directed by: Richard Rich
Release date: 1997-01-01
9.

Soul Music

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

The young druid Imp y Celyn comes to Ankh-Morpork to become a famous musician, but a new guitar from a mysterious shop possesses him with a new kind of music - the Music with Rocks In. To make matters worse, Death, saddened by the death of his adopted daughter, has gone away to try and forget, and his granddaughter Susan suddenly has the family duty passed on to her.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Graham Crowden, Andy Hockley, Debra Gillett, Neil Morrissey, Bernard Wrigley, Bryan Pringle ..
Directed by: Jean Flynn
Release date: 1997-05-12
10.

The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island

3.8
6.0/10 IMDB

A plague of locusts strikes the Great Valley and decimates the plants . When the adults in the herd begin fighting over the scarce resources, young Littlefoot and his friends Petrie, Cera, Ducky and Spike split off from the main group, becoming stranded on an island after their path was destroyed by a tsunami. As they search for a way off the island, they encounter an old acquaintance who may become friend or foe.

Starring: John Ingle, Brandon La Croix, Aria Noelle Curzon, Rob Paulsen, Anndi McAfee, Jeff Bennett, Kenneth Mars, Miriam Flynn, Tress MacNeille, Cannon Young ..
Directed by: Charles Grosvenor
Release date: 1997-09-12

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