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A list of British films released in 1997.


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Bean Mel Smith Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, Pamela Reed Comedy
Bent Sean Mathias Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen Drama
The Borrowers Peter Hewitt John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Celia Imrie Fantasy
Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis John Henderson Rik Mayall, Jane Horrocks Comedy Entered into the 20th Moscow International Film Festival
Career Girls Mike Leigh Katrin Cartlidge, Lynda Steadman Drama
Darklands Julian Richards Craig Fairbrass, Jon Finch Horror
The Designated Mourner David Hare Mike Nichols, Miranda Richardson Drama
Driftwood Ronan O'Leary James Spader, Anne Brochet Thriller Co-production with the Republic of Ireland [1]
Event Horizon Paul W. S. Anderson Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill Sci-fi/horror
Face Antonia Bird Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone Crime drama
FairyTale: A True Story Charles Sturridge Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Phoebe Nicholls Historical fantasy Based on the legend of the Cottingley Fairies
Fever Pitch David Evans Colin Firth, Ruth Gemmell Sports/comedy
Fierce Creatures Fred Schepisi John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline Comedy
The Fifth Element Luc Besson Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Chris Tucker, Ian Holm Science fiction action
Food of Love Stephen Poliakoff Richard E. Grant, Nathalie Baye Comedy
Firelight William Nicholson Sophie Marceau, Stephen Dillane, Kevin Anderson, Lia Williams, Dominique Belcourt, Joss Ackland Period romance Co-production with the US
The Full Monty Peter Cattaneo Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy Comedy
A Further Gesture Robert Dornhelm Stephen Rea, Alfred Molina Thriller
G.I. Jane Ridley Scott Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Anne Bancroft Action drama Co-production with the US
The Gambler Károly Makk Michael Gambon, Jodhi May Biopic
The Girl with Brains in Her Feet Roberto Bangura Amanda Mealing, Joanna Ward Sport
The Hanging Garden Thom Fitzgerald Chris Leavins, Kerry Fox Drama Co-production with Canada
The House of Angelo Jim Goddard Edward Woodward, Peter Woodward Historical
Lawn Dogs John Duigan Mischa Barton, Sam Rockwell Drama Final Rank film
Loop Allan Niblo Andy Serkis, Susannah York, Tony Selby Romance/comedy
Love and Death on Long Island Richard Kwietniowski John Hurt, Jason Priestley Drama Screened at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival
The Matchmaker Mark Joffe Janeane Garofalo, David O'Hara Romance/comedy
Metroland Philip Saville Christian Bale, Emily Watson Comedy
Mrs Brown John Madden Judi Dench, Billy Connolly Biopic Screened at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival
Mrs Dalloway Marleen Gorris Vanessa Redgrave, Natascha McElhone Drama
My Son the Fanatic Udayan Prasad Om Puri, Rachel Griffiths, Akbar Kurtha Drama
Nil by Mouth Gary Oldman Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke Drama Entered into the 1997 Cannes Film Festival
Photographing Fairies Nick Willing Toby Stephens, Rachel Shelley, Edward Hardwicke Fantasy
Preaching to the Perverted Stuart Urban Guinevere Turner, Tom Bell, Christien Anholt Comedy
Regeneration Gillies MacKinnon Jonathan Pryce, Jonny Lee Miller World War I
The Serpent's Kiss Philippe Rousselot Ewan McGregor, Greta Scacchi Drama
Shooting Fish Stefan Schwartz Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend, Kate Beckinsale Comedy
Sixth Happiness Waris Hussein Firdaus Kanga, Souad Faress Drama
So This Is Romance? Kevin W. Smith Reece Dinsdale, Victoria Smurfit Comedy/romance [2]
Spice World Bob Spiers Spice Girls, Richard E. Grant, Roger Moore Comedy
The Tango Lesson Sally Potter Sally Potter, Pablo Verón Drama/dance
Tomorrow Never Dies Roger Spottiswoode Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh Spy/action
Twin Town Kevin Allen Llŷr Ifans, Rhys Ifans, Dorien Thomas Black comedy Entered into the 47th Berlin International Film Festival
Welcome to Sarajevo Michael Winterbottom Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Goran Višnjić Drama Entered into the 1997 Cannes Film Festival
Wilde Brian Gilbert Stephen Fry, Jude Law Biopic
The Wings of the Dove Iain Softley Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Elliott, Linus Roache Literary drama
The Woodlanders Phil Agland Emily Woof, Rufus Sewell Drama [3]

See also


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  2. ^ "So This is Romance (1997)". Archived from the original on June 20, 2021.
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