Best Fantasy Movies of 1997

1.

The Fifth Element

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Milla Jovovich, Chris Tucker, Luke Perry, Brion James, Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr., Lee Evans, Charlie Creed-Miles ..
Directed by: Luc Besson
Release date: 1997-05-02
2.

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
3.

The Devil's Advocate

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Aspiring Florida defense lawyer Kevin Lomax accepts a job at a New York law firm. With the stakes getting higher every case, Kevin quickly learns that his boss has something far more evil planned.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Jeffrey Jones, Judith Ivey, Connie Nielsen, Craig T. Nelson, Tamara Tunie, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Debra Monk ..
Directed by: Taylor Hackford
Release date: 1997-10-17
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Doodlebug
4.

Doodlebug

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

In his squalid apartment, a man tries to squash with his shoe an insect of some kind that is moving around the room.

Starring: Jeremy Theobald ..
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Release date: 1997-01-01
5.

A Life Less Ordinary

4.4
6.3/10 IMDB

A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor Robert. Although Celine quickly frees herself, she stays with Robert for thrills. O'Reilly and Jackson pursue, hoping to unite the prospective lovers.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo, Dan Hedaya, Stanley Tucci, Ian McNeice, Tony Shalhoub, Christopher Gorham, Ian Holm ..
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Release date: 1997-10-24
6.

Mimic

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved into a large, gruesome monster that can mimic human form.

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam, Giancarlo Giannini, Josh Brolin, Alexander Goodwin, Charles S. Dutton, F. Murray Abraham, Alix Koromzay, James Costa, Javon Barnwell ..
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Release date: 1997-08-22
7.

The Night Flier

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Two investigative reporters for a tabloid magazine track down across country "The Night Flier", a serial killer who travels by private plane stalking victims in rural airports. One of the reporters, Richard Dees, begins to suspect that "the Night Flier could perhaps be a vampire"

Starring: Miguel Ferrer, Julie Entwisle, Dan Monahan, Michael H. Moss, John Bennes, Beverly Skinner, Rob Wilds, Richard K. Olsen, Elizabeth McCormick, J.R. Rodriguez ..
Directed by: Mark Pavia
Release date: 1997-04-30
8.

Spawn

4.3
5.2/10 IMDB

After being murdered by corrupt colleagues in a covert government agency, Al Simmons makes a pact with the devil to be resurrected to see his beloved wife Wanda. In exchange for his return to Earth, Simmons agrees to lead Hell's Army in the destruction of mankind.

Starring: Michael Jai White, Martin Sheen, John Leguizamo, Theresa Randle, Nicol Williamson, D.B. Sweeney, Melinda Clarke, Miko Hughes, Sydni Beaudoin, Frank Welker ..
Directed by: Mark A.Z. Dippé
Release date: 1997-07-31
9.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

4.3
5.9/10 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
10.

Snow White: A Tale of Terror

4.3
6.1/10 IMDB

When young Lili's mother dies in childbirth, her father remarries Lady Claudia, a woman ruled by an evil mirror with the power to make her queen of all living things. After escaping an attempt on her life, Lili finds herself lost in a dark forest, where living happily ever after seems unlikely.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill, Monica Keena, Gil Bellows, Brian Glover, David Conrad, Anthony Brophy, Andrew Tiernan, Taryn Davis, Dale Wyatt ..
Directed by: Michael Cohn
Release date: 1997-07-18
11.

Wishmaster

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.

Starring: Andrew Divoff, Tammy Lauren, Robert Englund, Chris Lemmon, Wendy Benson-Landes, Tony Crane, Jenny O'Hara, Kane Hodder, Tony Todd, Ricco Ross ..
Directed by: Robert Kurtzman
Release date: 1997-09-19
12.

The Borrowers

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer Ocious P. Potter steals the will granting title to the house, which he plans to demolish in order to build apartments. The Lenders are forced to move, and the Clocks face the risk of being exposed to the normal-sized world.

Starring: John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Mark Williams, Celia Imrie, Tom Felton, Hugh Laurie, Bradley Pierce, Ruby Wax, Doon Mackichan, Alex Winter ..
Directed by: Peter Hewitt
Release date: 1997-12-05
13.

The Odyssey

4.2
7.0/10 IMDB

This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, Odysseus, and includes many more scenes of his faithful, beautiful wife dodging leering suitors at home than Homer ever composed.

Release date: 1997-05-18
14.

Cinderella

4.1
6.7/10 IMDB

Cinderella chafes under the cruelty of her wicked stepmother and her evil stepsisters, until her Fairy Godmother steps in to change her life for one unforgettable night. At the ball, she falls for handsome Prince Christopher, whose parents, King Maximillian and Queen Constantina, are anxious for him to find a suitable paramour.

Starring: Brandy Norwood, Whitney Houston, Victor Garber, Whoopi Goldberg, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander, Paolo Montalbán, Natalie Desselle-Reid, Veanne Cox ..
Directed by: Robert Iscove
Release date: 1997-11-02
15.

Soul Music

3.8
7.4/10 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
16.

The Swan Princess: Escape from Castle Mountain

3.8
5.6/10 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, Jake Williamson ..
Directed by: Richard Rich
Release date: 1997-01-01
17.

The Sixth Man

3.6
5.6/10 IMDB

Antoine and Kenny Tyler are NCAA college basketball players, and Antoine is the star. Suddenly Antoine dies of heart attack and Kenny has to fill his shoes as leader of team. Some time later, Antoine returns as a ghost and helps Kenny in game and in life, but Kenny changes in the process and doesn't quite like it.

Starring: Marlon Wayans, Kadeem Hardison, David Paymer, Saundra McClain, Harold Sylvester, Kevin Dunn, Octavia Spencer, Michael Michele, Chris Spencer, Paul Ben-Victor ..
Directed by: Randall Miller
Release date: 1997-03-28
18.

Borrowed Hearts

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Single mom Kathleen Russell (Roma Downey) and her daughter Zoey pretend to be Kathleen's boss's "family" so he can close a major business deal with the mysterious Mexican financier Javier Del Campo.

Starring: Roma Downey, Eric McCormack, Shawn Thompson, Janet Bailey, Kevin Hicks, Barbara Gordon, Sarah Rosen Fruitman, Héctor Elizondo ..
Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
Release date: 1997-11-30
19.

A Simple Wish

3.5
5.3/10 IMDB

Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic wand is broken and the fairies convention is threatened by evil witches Claudia and Boots.

Starring: Martin Short, Kathleen Turner, Mara Wilson, Robert Pastorelli, Deborah Odell, Francis Capra, Ruby Dee, Amanda Plummer, Teri Garr ..
Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Release date: 1997-07-11
20.

FairyTale: A True Story

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story

Starring: Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Paul McGann, Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel, Phoebe Nicholls, Bill Nighy, Tim McInnerny, Joseph May, Peter Mullan ..
Directed by: Charles Sturridge
Release date: 1997-10-24
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Goosebumps: The Perfect School
21.

Goosebumps: The Perfect School

3.5
7.3/10 IMDB

When he pulls yet another prank on his little brother, Brian's parents decide to send him to a summer school which claims to be perfect. After being there a few days, though, he begins to suspect something sinister is afoot.

Starring: Malcolm Stewart, Victor A. Young, Shawn Roberts, J.J. Stocker, David Roemmele, Joshua Peace, Cameron Graham ..
Directed by: Ron Oliver
Release date: 1997-11-15
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Goosebumps: The Blob That Ate Everyone
22.

Goosebumps: The Blob That Ate Everyone

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Dreaming of becoming a big-time writer, young Zack Beauchamp (Scott Pietrangelo) comes across a strange old typewriter and begins composing a horror story about a voracious pink blob monster -- only to discover that every word he types comes true. When the creature gobbles up the magic typewriter itself, Zack must figure out how to get rid of the beast in this episode from the spooky kids' series.

Starring: Scott Pietrangelo, Scott Pietrangelo, Bradie Whetham, Marium Carvell, Robin McCulloch, George King, Jason Hopley ..
Release date: 1997-07-19
23.

Batman & Robin

3.5
3.7/10 IMDB

Batman and Robin deal with relationship issues while preventing Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from attacking Gotham City.

Starring: George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, John Glover, Elle Macpherson, Vivica A. Fox ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1997-06-20
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Goosebumps: One Day at Horrorland
24.

Goosebumps: One Day at Horrorland

3.5
7.5/10 IMDB

When the Morris family become lost during a road trip, they stumble upon an amusement park called Horrorland. The kids, Lizzy and Luke, love the place at first, but soon realize it is more sinister than it seems.

Starring: Jonathan Whittaker, Kirsten Bishop, Heather Brown, Michael Caloz, Neil Crone ..
Directed by: William Fruet
Release date: 1997-10-25
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Goosebumps: A Shocker on Shock Street
25.

Goosebumps: A Shocker on Shock Street

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

When Erin's special effects whiz father gives she and her friend Marty the first tickets to a new theme park ride, they think they have won the jackpot. However, when the ride breaks down midway through, things quickly go from bad to worse.

Starring: Brooke Nevin, Ben Cook, Eric Peterson, Ron Stefaniuk, Jason Hopley ..
Directed by: Randy Bradshaw
Release date: 1997-09-06
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Little Ghost
26.

Little Ghost

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

While on location in a spooky Italian villa with his Hollywood big-shot mom and her dorky boyfriend, twelve-year-old Kevin befriends a Renaissance-era girl ghost who helps him cause unrest on the set.

Starring: Kristina Wayborn, Jim Fitzpatrick, Sally Kirkland, Laura Bruneau, Luc Leestemaker, Jameson Baltes, Trishalee Hardy ..
Directed by: Linda Shayne
Release date: 1997-12-30
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Photographing Fairies
27.

Photographing Fairies

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of fairies. His search for the truth leads him to Burkinwell, a seemingly peaceful village seething with secrets

Starring: Toby Stephens, Emily Woof, Ben Kingsley, Frances Barber, Bernard Gallagher, Phil Davis, Edward Hardwicke, Rachel Shelley, Clive Merrison, Mary Healey ..
Directed by: Nick Willing
Release date: 1997-09-19
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Goosebumps: My Best Friend Is Invisible
28.

Goosebumps: My Best Friend Is Invisible

3.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Sam's best friend Roxanne is determined to capture footage of a ghost on videotape, and drags Sam along with her on a visit to the local "haunted house". However, things become spooky when it appears they have found a real ghost.

Starring: Jon Davey, Dalene Irvine, Arlene Mazerolle, Vickie Papavs, K. Trevor Wilson ..
Directed by: William Fruet
Release date: 1997-09-08
29.

The Love Bug

3.3
5.3/10 IMDB

The inimitable VW Beetle is losing all his races and destined for the scrap heap until mechanic Hank takes him over and gives him a new lease of life. Soon, Herbie is winning again, to the fury of his previous owner, who builds a menacing black bug to challenge Herbie to the ultimate race.

Starring: Bruce Campbell, John Hannah, Alexandra Wentworth, Kevin J. O'Connor, Dana Gould, Harold Gould, Micky Dolenz, Clarence Williams III, Dean Jones, Burton Gilliam ..
Directed by: Peyton Reed
Release date: 1997-11-29
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Solomon
30.

Solomon

3.3
6.5/10 IMDB

David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are prospective heirs to the throne and only one can be successful.

Starring: Ben Cross, Vivica A. Fox, Anouk Aimée, Max von Sydow, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Umberto Orsini, Stefania Rocca, Richard Dillane, Marta Zoffoli, Ivan Kaye ..
Directed by: Roger Young
Release date: 1997-12-15
31.

The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Those fun-loving eletrical appliances from the acclaimed animated hit 'The Brave Little Toaster' are back in an action-packed adventure with four all-new songs. This heartfelt and humorous full-length feature reunites Toaster, Blanky, Lampy, Radio and Kirby the vacuum cleaner--the beloved household gadgets of college student Rob. When Toaster and the gang spark freindships with the playful animals at the veterinary hospital, they soon discover their new pals are about to be sent to a testing laboratory. Through teamwork (and combined voltage), they embark on a hilarious rescue to save all the animals, including Sebastion, a wise monkey, and Maisie, the doting mother cat with kittens.Treat your entire family to 'The Brave Little Toaster To The Rescue', an imaginative film bursting with colorful animation, high-energy music and characters that'll warm your heart at the push of a button!

Starring: Jessica Tuck, Chris Young, Roger Kabler, Deanna Oliver, Eric Lloyd, Thurl Ravenscroft, Andrew Daly, Jonathan Benair, Timothy Stack, Andy Milder ..
Directed by: Robert C. Ramirez
Release date: 1997-11-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Terry Pratchett's Discworld - Wyrd Sisters
32.

Terry Pratchett's Discworld - Wyrd Sisters

3.2
7.0/10 IMDB

The Discworld, that is, as created by Terry Pratchett in his riotous series of sci-fi/fantasy books. Discworld is populated by a cast of characters straight out of folklore and mythology, only a whole lot funnier. Take the Wyrd Sisters, for instance (they don't like that handle one bit, by the way), whose story is brought to life in this animated series. A motley trio of hardworking witches, they get mixed up in a royal mess when a murdered king's baby son is entrusted to their care. Though they hate meddling, the witches must wrest the kingdom from the loopy duke and his she-devil wife.

Release date: 1997-01-01
33.

Casper: A Spirited Beginning

3.1
4.5/10 IMDB

A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and befriended the other ghouls at Applegate Manor. After being stranded, Casper meets young Chris Carson, a lonely kid who decides to teach Casper how to be a proper ghost

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Lori Loughlin, Rodney Dangerfield, Michael McKean, Brendon Ryan Barrett, Richard Moll, Jeremy Foley, Bill Farmer, Jess Harnell, Jim Ward ..
Directed by: Sean McNamara
Release date: 1997-09-09
34.

Jack Frost

3.1
4.6/10 IMDB

As a notorious serial killer is being driven to his execution, the truck carrying him encounters a bizarre accident that transforms him into a mutant snowman. The sheriff who originally caught the psychopath has remained concerned about his return, and it seems that his fears were well-founded. Before long, bodies pile up, all killed in gruesome wintry ways. Can the sheriff stop the murderer's icy reign of terror?

Starring: Scott MacDonald, Christopher Allport, Stephen Mendel, F. William Parker, Shannon Elizabeth, Brian Leckner, Kelly Jean Peters, Rob LaBelle, Eileen Seeley, Zack Eginton ..
Directed by: Michael Cooney
Release date: 1997-11-18
35.

Spice World

3.1
3.5/10 IMDB

Zany adventure that follows The Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, and filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls").

Starring: Victoria Beckham, Mel B, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, Geri Halliwell, Richard E. Grant, Claire Rushbrook, Roger Moore, Naoko Mori, Alan Cumming ..
Directed by: Bob Spiers
Release date: 1997-12-18
36.

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

3.0
3.6/10 IMDB

A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord bent on taking control of Earth.

Starring: Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, James Remar, Sandra Hess, Lynn 'Red' Williams, Brian Thompson, Reiner Schöne, Musetta Vander, Irina Pantaeva, Deron McBee ..
Directed by: John R. Leonetti
Release date: 1997-11-11
37.

Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie

3.0
3.5/10 IMDB

The legendary Power Rangers must stop the evil space pirate Divatox from releasing the powerful Maligore from his volcanic imprisonment on the island of Muranthias, where only the kindly wizard Lerigot has the key to release him. The hope of victory lies in the Ranger's incredible new Turbo powers and powerful Turbo Zords.

Starring: Johnny Yong Bosch, Nakia Burrise, Jason David Frank, Catherine Sutherland, Amy Jo Johnson, Steve Cardenas, Austin St. John, Jason Narvy, Paul Schrier, Blake Foster ..
Directed by: David Winning, Shuki Levy
Release date: 1997-03-27
38.

Ravage

2.9
5.7/10 IMDB

After witnessing the brutal murder of his family by a vicious killer, criminal psychologist Gregory Burroughs is engulfed with an obsession for revenge.

Starring: Mark Brazeale, Dina Harris, Dan Rowland, Mike Smith, Frank Alexander, Dan Skinner ..
Directed by: Ronnie Sortor
Release date: 1997-06-06
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Sorority Sex Kittens 3
39.

Sorority Sex Kittens 3

2.9
6.0/10 IMDB

Frat guys have mysteriously been disappearing for 40 years from Lost River College... Upsilon Sigma Sorority has been suspected...and now, finally, the mystery is revealed.

Starring: Shayla LaVeaux, Kylie Ireland, Micky Lynn, Stacy Valentine, Paisley Hunter, Misty Rain, Tiffany Mynx, Missy, Sindee Coxx, Nina Hartley ..
Directed by: Jim Holliday
Release date: 1997-01-21
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : A Humble Life
40.

A Humble Life

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A Humble Life is certainly true to its title, a documentary study of the day-to-day world of Umeno Mathuyoshi, an old woman who lives in an isolated mountain house in the Nara prefecture in Japan.

Directed by: Aleksandr Sokurov
Release date: 1997-05-22
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : The Garden Party
41.

The Garden Party

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

A young woman comes across an old diary while shopping for a new home. Reading the diary aloud in the company of her broker, a friend and her male companion, an erotic story unfolds. The diary is filled with sexually charged tales detailing the past, present and future of a nearby garden. After becoming aroused by the erotic stories, the four breakout into a fiery orgy brought to full burn by newcomer Angela Austin. In her first ever appearance on film or video, Angela Austin is a tall ravishing beauty with an insatiable sexual hunger that will enflame the viewers lust even further.

Starring: Angela Austin, Asia Carrera, Brittany Andrews, Carli, Christina Angel, Jill Kelly, Raylene, Roxanne Hall, Shayla LaVeaux, Toni James ..
Directed by: Nick Orleans
Release date: 1997-05-08
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Prince Valiant
42.

Prince Valiant

2.8
5.0/10 IMDB

An Arthurian legend of young Prince Valiant, son of the King of Scandia. After the King is exiled by an evil leader, the Prince travels to Camelot to secure the aid of King Arthur in helping restore his family to power and prevent a plot by the Black Knight.

Starring: Stephen Moyer, Katherine Heigl, Thomas Kretschmann, Edward Fox, Udo Kier, Joanna Lumley, Ron Perlman, Warwick Davis, Ben Pullen, Walter Gotell ..
Directed by: Anthony Hickox
Release date: 1997-07-24
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Venus Descending
43.

Venus Descending

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Prompted by their leader, two beautiful women from a distant planet head to Earth where they search for a Kama Sutra type book.

Starring: Jami Dion, Jennifer Behr, Jacqueline Lovell, Alex Demir, John Tripp, Carrie Weaver, David Christensen, Seana Ryan, Carolyn Liu, Asia Carrera ..
Directed by: Andrew Blake
Release date: 1997-01-01
44.

Kull the Conqueror

2.7
4.8/10 IMDB

A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle. In an effort to regain the throne, the former king's heirs resurrect Akivasha, a witch queen. However, Akivasha has plans of her own for the throne, and only Kull stands in the way.

Starring: Kevin Sorbo, Tia Carrere, Thomas Ian Griffith, Litefoot, Roy Brocksmith, Harvey Fierstein, Karina Lombard, Edward Tudor-Pole, Douglas Henshall, Joe Shaw ..
Directed by: John Nicolella
Release date: 1997-08-29
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Twilight of the Ice Nymphs
45.

Twilight of the Ice Nymphs

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

Peter Glahn is released after years of incarceration as a political prisoner and is now returning to his homeland, the mythical Mandragora where the sun never sets. On board the ship home, he meets the mysterious Juliana Kossel who vanishes after stealing his heart. Once he arrives on the island, he goes to the family ostrich farm run by his sister Amelia. He finds Amelia living with a farmhand named Cain Ball who fears that Peter's return will endanger the agreement he made with Amelia that will see him inherit the farm. Amelia has since fallen for the vain Dr. Isaac Solti who controls the island and has a hold on both Zephyr Eccles, the widow of a local fisherman, and Juliana, Peter's dream girl from the ship. Solti's true obsession is a recently discovered statue of Venus that possesses strange powers. All the characters meet at Solti's lab where the sexual tensions erupt.

Starring: Pascale Bussières, Shelley Duvall, Frank Gorshin, Alice Krige, R. H. Thomson, Ross McMillan, Nigel Whitmey ..
Directed by: Guy Maddin
Release date: 1997-09-09
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : The Secret of Anastasia
46.

The Secret of Anastasia

2.6
5.5/10 IMDB

The Secret of Anastasia is an American 1997 direct-to-video animated musical film, about Anastasia and her quest to find her identity.

Starring: Lisa DeSimone, Earl Hammond, Cynthia Harris, Barbara Jean Kearney, William Meisle, Robert Petkoff, Roger Raines, Jere Shea, John Beach, Kelli Rabke ..
Directed by: Lee Lan
Release date: 1997-11-12
47.

Warriors of Virtue

2.5
4.6/10 IMDB

A young man, Ryan, suffering from a disability, wishes to join the other kids from his schools football team. During an initiation rite, Ryan is swept away through a whirlpool to the land of Tao. There he is hunted by the evil Lord Komodo, who desires the boy as a key to enter the real world. Ryan is rescued by the protectors of Tao, five humanoid kangaroos, each embued with the five elements and virtues. Ryan learns his valuable lesson while saving the land of Tao.

Starring: Angus Macfadyen, Mario Yedidia, Marley Shelton, Chao Li Chi, Jack Tate, Doug Jones, Don Lewis, J. Todd Adams, Adrienne Corcoran, Michael J. Anderson ..
Directed by: Ronny Yu
Release date: 1997-05-02
48.

Galgameth

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

The kingdom of Donnegold is being subverted from within, and young prince Davin must defend against the traitors with the help of a legendary, metal-eating dragon called Galgameth.

Starring: Devin Oatway, Stephen Macht, Johna Stewart-Bowden, Doug Jones ..
Directed by: Sean McNamara
Release date: 1997-08-05
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : The Two-Wheeled Time Machine
49.

The Two-Wheeled Time Machine

2.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Henry Howard discovers a way to stay young forever, but life doesn't seem worth living without his childhood sweetheart Alice. Risking old age, Henry returns to convince her to join him.

Starring: Matt Day, Essie Davis, Jacki Weaver ..
Directed by: David Lowe
Release date: 1997-06-01
Best Fantasy Movies of 1997 : Roar
50.

Roar

2.4
7.2/10 IMDB

In 5th century Ireland, a young Celtic chieftain and his allies fight against Roman encroachment, the manipulative pro-Roman puppet ruler of Ireland, Queen Diana, and her immortal adviser who seeks the biblical Spear of Longinus.

Starring: Heath Ledger, Lisa Zane, Sebastian Roché, Vera Farmiga, John Saint Ryan, Alonzo Greer, Mick Roughan, Melissa George, Carl Snell, Andrew Buchanan ..
Directed by: Thomas J. Wright, Lou Antonio, Ian Toynton, Rick Rosenthal, David Jackson, Michael Nankin, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Ralph Hemecker, Jefery Levy, Tucker Gates
Release date: 1997-07-14

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