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All citizens born before the year 1997 who live in most of the United States are currently legal adults.

Contents

Movie trailers released this year[edit | edit source]

  • Good Burger (February 7, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (February 26, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (March 26, 1997)
  • RocketMan (Teaser) (April 18, 1997)
  • Men in Black (May 23, 1997)
  • Starship Troopers (Teaser) (May 23, 1997)
  • Tommorrow Never Dies (Teaser) (May 23, 1997)
  • Mouse Hunt (Teaser) (June 20, 1997)
  • Mr. Magoo (Live Action) (Teaser) (June 27, 1997)
  • Flubber (Teaser) (June 27, 1997)
  • Anastasia (Teaser) (June 27, 1997)
  • RocketMan (July 1, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3 (Teaser) (July 2, 1997)
  • Anastasia (July 25, 1997)
  • The Little Mermaid (re-issue) (July 25, 1997)
  • Mr. Magoo (Live Action) (July 25, 1997)
  • The Wedding Singer (Teaser) (August 13, 1997)
  • Barney’s Great Adventure (Teaser) (September 2, 1997)
  • Quest For Camelot (October 21, 1997)
  • Fallen (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Flubber (November 4, 1997)
  • Anastasia (November 4, 1997)
  • Mr. Magoo (Live Action) (November 4, 1997)
  • Spice World (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Godzilla (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • The Little Mermaid (re-issue) (November 4, 1997)
  • Blues Brothers 2000 (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Mulan (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Amistad (November 4, 1997)
  • Small Soldiers (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • The Mask of Zorro (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • The X-Files (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Antz (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • Lost in Space (Teaser) (November 4, 1997)
  • A Bug’s Life (Teaser) (November 14, 1997)
  • Dr. Dolittle (Teaser) (December 10, 1997)
  • Paulie (Teaser) (December 10, 1997)
  • The Rugrats Movie (Teaser) (December 23, 1997)

Movies released in theaters this year[edit | edit source]

North America[edit | edit source]

  • The Relic (January 10, 1997)
  • Turbulence (January 10, 1997)
  • Beverly Hills Ninja (January 17, 1997)
  • Metro (January 17, 1997)
  • The Beautician and the Beast (February 7, 1997)
  • Dante's Peak (February 7, 1997)
  • Absolute Power (February 14, 1997)
  • Fools Rush In (February 14, 1997)
  • Vegas Vacation (February 14, 1997)
  • Booty Call (February 26, 1997)
  • Donnie Brasco (February 28, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (March 7, 1997)
  • Love Jones (March 14, 1997)
  • Liar Liar (March 21, 1997)
  • Selena (March 21, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (March 26, 1997)
  • The Devil's Own (March 26, 1997)
  • The 6th Man (March 28, 1997)
  • Double Team (April 4, 1997)
  • The Saint (April 4, 1997)
  • Anaconda (April 11, 1997)
  • Murder at 1600 (April 18, 1997)
  • Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (April 25, 1997)
  • Volcano (April 25, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (May 2, 1997)
  • Breakdown (May 2, 1997)
  • Fathers' Day (May 9, 1997)
  • The Fifth Element (May 9, 1997)
  • Night Falls on Manhattan (May 16, 1997)
  • Addicted to Love (May 23, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (May 23, 1997)
  • 'Til There Was You (May 30, 1997)
  • Trial and Error (May 30, 1997)
  • Buddy (June 6, 1997)
  • Con Air (June 6, 1997)
  • Speed 2: Cruise Control (June 13, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (June 20, 1997)
  • My Best Friend's Wedding (June 20, 1997)
  • Face/Off (June 27, 1997)
  • Hercules (June 27, 1997)
  • Men in Black (July 2, 1997)
  • Wild America (July 2, 1997)
  • Contact (July 11, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (July 16, 1997)
  • Air Force One (July 25, 1997)
  • Good Burger (July 25, 1997)
  • Air Bud (August 1, 1997)
  • Picture Perfect (August 1, 1997)
  • Spawn (August 1, 1997)
  • Conspiracy Theory (August 8, 1997)
  • Free Willy 3: The Rescue (August 8, 1997)
  • The Full Monty (August 13, 1997)
  • Event Horizon (August 15, 1997)
  • G.I. Jane (August 22, 1997)
  • Money Talks (August 22, 1997)
  • Excess Baggage (August 29, 1997)
  • Fire Down Below (September 5, 1997)
  • L.A. Confidential (September 19, 1997)
  • In & Out (September 19, 1997)
  • The Edge (September 26, 1997)
  • The Peacemaker (September 26, 1997)
  • Soul Food (September 26, 1997)
  • Kiss the Girls (October 3, 1997)
  • Seven Years in Tibet (October 8, 1997)
  • Most Wanted (October 10, 1997)
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer (October 17, 1997)
  • Bean (November 7, 1997)
  • Mad City (November 7, 1997)
  • Starship Troopers (November 7, 1997)
  • Anastasia (November 21, 1997)
  • Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (November 21, 1997)
  • The Rainmaker (November 21, 1997)
  • Alien Resurrection (November 26, 1997)
  • Flubber (November 26, 1997)
  • Good Will Hunting (December 5, 1997)
  • Amistad (December 10, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3 (December 12, 1997)
  • Scream 2 (December 12, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 19, 1997)
  • Mouse Hunt (December 19, 1997)
  • As Good as it Gets (December 23, 1997)
  • An American Werewolf in Paris (December 25, 1997)
  • Wag the Dog (December 25, 1997)
  • Mr. Magoo (Live Action) (December 26, 1997)

Latin America[edit | edit source]

  • Matilda (January 9, 1997)
  • White Squall (May 1, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (June 26, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (June 25, 1997)
  • The Pebble and the Penguin (July 10, 1997)
  • Men in Black (August 1, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (August 8, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (November 21, 1997)
  • Unforgettable (December 11, 1997)
  • Anastasia (December 12, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 19, 1997)

Brazil[edit | edit source]

  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (June 20, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (July 4, 1997)
  • Men in Black (July 11, 1997)
  • The Wind in the Willows (July 18, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (August 8, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 12, 1997)
  • Anastasia (December 25, 1997)

UK[edit | edit source]

  • Jingle All the Way (January 4, 1997)
  • The Frighteners (January 24, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (June 13, 1997)
  • Space Jam (June 20, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (June 27, 1997)
  • The Beautician and the Beast (July 11, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (July 18, 1997)
  • Men in Black (August 1, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (August 8, 1997)
  • Hercules (October 10, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (December 19, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3 (December 19, 1997)
  • Face/Off (December 26, 1997)

France[edit | edit source]

  • The Frighteners (January 29, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (March 26, 1997)
  • Matilda (April 9, 1997)
  • James and the Giant Peach (June 18, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (July 9, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (July 30, 1997)
  • Men in Black (August 6, 1997)
  • The Arrival (September 10, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (October 15, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (October 22, 1997)
  • Hercules (December 26, 1997)
  • Space Jam (December 26, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3 (December 26, 1997)

Australia[edit | edit source]

  • Lone Star (February 27, 1997)
  • The Frighteners (March 13, 1997)
  • James and the Giant Peach (April 3, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (April 3, 1997)
  • The Wind in the Willows (April 3, 1997)
  • Space Jam (April 10, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (May 1, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (May 15, 1997)
  • Zeus and Roxanne (May 22, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (May 29, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (June 12, 1997)
  • Good Burger (June 19, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (June 26, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (July 10, 1997)
  • McHale's Navy (July 17, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (July 24, 1997)
  • The Beauction And The Beast (July 31, 1997)
  • Men in Black (September 11, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (October 2, 1997)
  • Mars Attacks! (October 9, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 18, 1997)
  • Face/Off (December 25, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 26, 1997)
  • The Pebble And The Penguin (December 31, 1997)

Japan[edit | edit source]

  • Phenomenon (January 18, 1997)
  • The Frighteners (February 15, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (March 8, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (June 7, 1997)
  • Good Burger (June 21, 1997)
  • Kingpin (June 28, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (June 28, 1997)
  • Multiplicity (July 5, 1997)
  • Princess Mononoke (July 12, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (July 12, 1997)
  • Mars Attacks! (July 19, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (August 2, 1997)
  • Space Jam (August 9, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (October 4, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (October 11, 1997)
  • McHale's Navy (October 18, 1997)
  • Face/Off (November 1, 1997)
  • The Wind in the Willows (November 8, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (November 15, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (November 22, 1997)
  • Men in Black (December 6, 1997)
  • The Beauctian And The Beast (December 13, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 20, 1997)
  • Zeus And Roxanne (December 27, 1997)

South Korea[edit | edit source]

  • The Island of Dr. Moreau (March 1, 1997)
  • Solo (April 26, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (June 14, 1997)
  • Men in Black (July 12, 1997)
  • The Frighteners (July 19, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (August 2, 1997)
  • Space Jam (August 9, 1997)
  • The Wind in the Willows (November 22, 1997)
  • Anastasia (December 20, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 20, 1997)

People's Republic of China[edit | edit source]

  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (June 19, 1997)
  • Face/Off (June 26, 1997)
  • The Pebble And The Penguin (July 10, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (July 17, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (July 31, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (August 7, 1997)

Hong Kong[edit | edit source]

  • The Wind in the Willows (June 12, 1997)
  • Space Jam (June 19, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (June 26, 1997)
  • Batman & Robin (July 17, 1997)
  • Men in Black (July 31, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (September 18, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (October 2, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 18, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (December 24, 1997)

Republic of China (Taiwan)[edit | edit source]

  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (January 25, 1997)
  • Men in Black (September 12, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 20, 1997)

Thailand[edit | edit source]

  • Men in Black (September 12, 1997)
  • Jingle All the Way (September 19, 1997)
  • Face/Off (September 26, 1997)
  • Flubber (December 4, 1997)
  • The Wind in the Willows (December 12, 1997)
  • Space Jam (December 19, 1997)
  • Titanic (December 26, 1997)

Movies re-issued in theaters this year[edit | edit source]

North America[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (January 31, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (February 21, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (March 14, 1997)
  • The Godfather (March 21, 1997)
  • The Little Mermaid (November 14, 1997)

Latin America[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 21, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 11, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 25, 1997)
  • The Little Mermaid (December 4, 1997)

Brazil[edit | edit source]

  • Lady and the Tramp (March 7, 1997)
  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 21, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 11, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 25, 1997)

UK[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 21, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 11, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 25, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (July 18, 1997)

France[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 19, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 9, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 23, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (June 25, 1997)

Australia[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 20, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 10, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 24, 1997)
  • Lady and the Tramp (June 19, 1997)
  • Pinocchio (July 10, 1997)
  • The Godfather (August 7, 1997)
  • Melody Time (December 25, 1997)

Japan[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (May 31, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (July 5, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (July 26, 1997)
  • Alice in Wonderland (August 2, 1997)
  • Sleeping Beauty (August 9, 1997)
  • The Little Mermaid (December 13, 1997)
  • Pinocchio (December 20, 1997)

South Korea[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (April 12, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 26, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (May 10, 1997)
  • The Little Mermaid (December 13, 1997)

Hong Kong[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (March 27, 1997)
  • Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (April 10, 1997)
  • Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi (April 24, 1997)
  • Pinocchio (May 15, 1997)

Republic of China (Taiwan)[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars IV: A New Hope (February 13, 1997)

Short films released in theaters this year[edit | edit source]

  • Geri's Game (November 24, 1997)

Movies aired on television this year[edit | edit source]

ABC[edit | edit source]

  • Lethal Weapon 3 (May 8, 1997)
  • Forrest Gump (May 4, 1997)
  • Angels in the Outfield (May 11, 1997)
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (May 11, 1997)
  • Toy Story (September 28, 1997)
  • Toothless (October 5, 1997)
  • Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (October 12, 1997)
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (November 2, 1997)
  • Angels in the Endzone (November 9, 1997)
  • The Santa Clause (November 23, 1997)
  • The Jungle Book (1994) (December 7, 1997)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (December 21, 1997)
  • A Little Princess (December 28, 1997)

CBS[edit | edit source]

  • Mickey's Christmas Carol (December 19, 1997)

Cinemax[edit | edit source]

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (January 5, 1997)
  • Batman Forever (February 17 and 26, June 8, 19 and 28, 1997)
  • Sense and Sensibility (April 6, 10 and 26, August 31 and October 4, 1997)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (June 6, 21 and 29, and July 12, 20 and 27, 1997)
  • Full Metal Jacket (August 27, 1997)
  • The Terminator (September 6–7, 18 and 26–27, 1997)

Disney Channel[edit | edit source]

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (January 7, 15–16 and 24, and March 21–22, 1997)
  • The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) (November 23 and December 21, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (October 26, 1997)
  • Alice in Wonderland (December 7 and 12, 1997)
  • An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (April 13, 1997)
  • Angels in the Outfield (January 11–12, 21 and 27–28, and February 7–8, 1997)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang (April 25, 1997)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (March 15 and 20, and May 20, 1997)
  • The Aristocats (July 11–12 and 18, August 3, 14 and 27, September 21–22 and October 4–5, 1997)
  • Balto (July 20, 1997)
  • The Barefoot Executive (October 12, 1997)
  • Benji the Hunted (January 5, July 20–21, August 9–10 and 31, September 1 and 5, and October 5, 1997)
  • The Black Hole (January 10, April 10 and 29, May 3 and 27 and July 24, 1997)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (January 19 and 29, February 23, March 4, April 20–21, June 21 and 29–30, July 8 and 21, August 4, 20 and 29, September 14, October 4 and November 24, 1997)
  • Candleshoe (October 19, 1997)
  • The Care Bears Movie (August 23–24, 1997)
  • The Cat from Outer Space (November 2, 1997)
  • Cinderella (1950) (January 12–13, 17, 25–26 and 28, March 5, 9 and 30–31, and April 7, 1997)
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (January 4, 10, 19 and 29, February 6–7 and 17, March 21, May 3, June 16–17, September 19–20 and November 8, 1997)
  • The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (July 13, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (September 29, October 8–9, 14 and 25–26, November 7–8 and December 1–2 and 27–28, 1997)
  • Darby O'Gill and the Little People (March 17, 1997)
  • Donald in Mathmagic Land (January 23 and October 5, 1997)
  • DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (January 26, February 4, 15 and 23, March 13 and 22, April 3, May 20 and 30–31, June 18 and July 6 and 14, 1997)
  • Dumbo (March 1, 5 and 18, April 2, May 3, June 25 and August 5, 1997)
  • Ernest Goes to Camp (June 1, 1997)
  • Ernest Saves Christmas (July 27, 1997)
  • Escape to Witch Mountain (July 6, 1997)
  • FernGully: The Last Rainforest (April 22 and 27, May 3, 6 and 17 and August 8–9, 1997)
  • Flight of the Navigator (December 30–31, 1997)
  • The Ghost and the Chicken (September 7, 1997)
  • Gidget (August 31, 1997)
  • A Goofy Movie (January 5, March 9–10, 14 and 22, April 8 and 12, and June 13, 1997)
  • Gus (February 7–8, May 20 and 26, August 22, September 14–15, October 6 and December 27, 1997)
  • Harry and the Hendersons (June 29, 1997)
  • Heathcliff: The Movie (January 19–20, February 28, April 13, May 25, July 29, September 14 and November 21, 1997)
  • Heavyweights (February 9, 1997)
  • Herbie Rides Again (April 4–5, 1997)
  • Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (April 4 and 28, and September 4, 1997)
  • Herbie Goes Bananas (April 25–26, 1997)
  • Hocus Pocus (May 14 and 23–24, June 22–23 and 30, July 1, 11 and 23, August 4–5, 21–22 and 29–30, September 17 and 30, October 6–7, 13, 18, 22 and 31, and November 22 and 28, 1997)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (February 1, April 6–7, May 5 and 31, June 1 and 19, July 20 and 28, August 5, 17 and 28, September 6–7, 14–15 and 26, November 29 and December 28–29, 1997)
  • Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (August 30, September 9, 18 and 26, October 9–10 and 15, and November 15–16, 1997)
  • Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (November 28 and December 19 and 27, 1997)
  • The Incredible Shrinking Woman (August 24, 1997)
  • James and the Giant Peach (April 20–21 and 25–26, May 3, 13 and 29, June 15–16, July 1, August 3–4 and September 16, 1997)
  • The Jungle Book (1994) (January 19–20 and 27, February 9, 14 and 25–26, and March 28, 1997)
  • Kazaam (May 18, 1997)
  • Lamb Chop's Sing-Along, Play-Along (March 8, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time (February 22, May 5 and 17, October 19 and November 8–9, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (February 23–24, March 1, 11, 22 and 30, April 19–20, May 16, July 26 and October 18, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (May 4–5, 16 and 27, June 5 and 14, September 6 and October 19, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (August 9, 17–18 and 26–27, and September 4, 1997)
  • Leapin' Leprechauns (March 2, 1997)
  • The Lion King (March 28 and 30, 1997)
  • The Love Bug (April 4, 13–14 and 24, May 17, November 9 and December 15 and 30, 1997)
  • The Making of Disney's 101 Dalmatians: The Magic Is Real (January 18–19, 1997)
  • Man of the House (March 23, 1997)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1992) (January 18, February 15 and June 1, 1997)
  • Mary Poppins (March 18, September 21–22 and December 16, 25 and 28, 1997)
  • Mickey and the Beanstalk (January 12, February 23 and March 29, 1997)
  • The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (December 1 and 24, 1997)
  • The Monkey's Uncle (April 2–3, 7–8, 23 and 28, June 5 and 23–24, July 12, August 28–29 and September 29, 1997)
  • Movie Surfers: Inside Disney's George of the Jungle (July 16–17 and 20, 1997)
  • The Muppet Movie (February 1 and 19, March 6 and 16, June 8–9, August 7–8 and September 12, 1997)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (November 27, and December 6, 12, 21, 22, and 23-25, 1997)
  • Muppet Treasure Island (June 8–9 and 14, July 14, August 8 and 15, and September 2, 12, 20 and 25, 1997)
  • My Fair Lady (February 23, March 20, April 1–2 and 24, and May 22–23, 1997)
  • The North Avenue Irregulars (December 21, 1997)
  • Old Yeller (January 4, April 17 and 29, November 22 and December 7, 1997)
  • Oliver & Company (November 15–16 and December 12–13 and 29, 1997)
  • One Magic Christmas (July 27 and December 18, 22–23 and 31, 1997)
  • The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (December 28, 1997)
  • Operation Dumbo Drop (March 16, 1997)
  • The Parent Trap (January 16, April 12 and 23, June 6, July 12, August 29–30 and September 28, 1997)
  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure (June 29, 1997)
  • Pete's Dragon (January 2–3, February 5 and 16–17, March 15, May 10–11, June 5–6 and 16, and October 9, 1997)
  • Pinocchio (January 11, 1997)
  • Pocahontas (April 6, 1997)
  • Pollyanna (March 19, June 6, September 18–19 and December 14, 1997)
  • The Rescuers (April 11 and 20, May 1, June 22, July 17, August 2 and 21, November 30 and December 1, 1997)
  • The Rescuers Down Under (May 9 and 28, June 10, 18 and 22, July 13 and August 9–10, 1997)
  • The Return of Jafar (September 13, October 6 and 23, November 21–22 and December 29–30, 1997)
  • Robin Hood (February 14, April 26, May 25, June 15, July 12 and October 13–14, 1997)
  • Saludos Amigos (November 16, 1997)
  • The Santa Clause (March 26, April 27, May 2 and 19–20, 1997)
  • The Shaggy Dog (September 14, 1997)
  • Snowball Express (November 24 and December 21, 1997)
  • Son of Flubber (November 30 and December 20 and 26, 1997)
  • Splash (January 5–6, 13–14 and 24–25, February 20, March 1, 14–15 and 26, April 11 and May 12 and 28, 1997)
  • Splash, Too (January 13, March 26 and November 17, 1997)
  • Summer Magic (June 6–7, July 26, August 18–19, September 9 and 22, and November 23, 1997)
  • Swiss Family Robinson (April 3, 15 and 22, May 13 and 30–31, June 8–9 and 14–15, July 9 and September 26–27, 1997)
  • The Sword in the Stone (January 15, April 5–6 and 18, May 22, June 7, 17 and 29, July 5–6 and August 24, 1997)
  • Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventure (May 25, 1997)
  • The Three Caballeros (November 16, 1997)
  • The Three Lives of Thomasina (February 13 and 24, March 29, April 4 and 20, June 19, October 5, November 22 and December 16, 1997)
  • Tom and Huck (February 2–3, 12–13 and 22, March 7 and 24, April 11–12 and 19, May 18 and August 2 and 15, 1997)
  • Toy Story (November 29 and December 12, 20–21 and 24, 1997)
  • Trading Mom (May 11, 1997)
  • Treasure Island (December 20, 1997)
  • Tron (February 17, March 12 and 25, April 14, July 24–25, September 1–2 and 23, and October 21–22, 1997)
  • Twins (August 10, 1997)
  • White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (July 20 and 31, August 9, September 5 and 16, October 22 and November 15–16, 1997)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (February 16–17, March 10, 21 and 31, and April 5–6, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (January 11, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (January 18, 1997)
  • The Wiz (February 1 and March 4, 1997)

FOX[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars: The Magic and the Mystery (February 4, 1997)
  • Cool Runnings (February 18, 1997)
  • The Mask (April 29, 1997)
  • Splash (August 26, 1997)
  • Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (September 15, 1997)
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (November 25, 1997)
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes (December 31, 1997)

HBO[edit | edit source]

  • Sense and Sensibility (January 21 and 26, and February 3, 1997)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (April 6, 19 and 27, and August 3, 9, 18 and 31, 1997)
  • The Making of Batman Forever (April 7, 1997)
  • Batman Forever (April 11, 13 and 16, and July 6, 1997)
  • Full Metal Jacket (September 7 and October 1, 1997)

Lifetime[edit | edit source]

  • The Color Purple (February 23 and September 27, 1997)
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch (March 14, 1997)

The Movie Channel[edit | edit source]

  • Showgirls (January 4–5 and 24, March 7, June 4, 22 and 29, and September 21–22, 1997)
  • Angels in the Outfield (February 1 and 4, 1997)
  • The Santa Clause (March 1, 9 and 29, 1997)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (March 3, 9, 14–15 and 24, and June 12 and 27, 1997)
  • Super Mario Bros. (March 9 and 24, May 6 and 14, and August 17 and 30, 1997)
  • Gremlins (April 26 and June 12, 1997)
  • Hook (May 3, 6, 8, 14 and 18, and September 16 and 27, 1997)
  • Jumanji (May 13 and 25, July 11, 19 and 30, and September 3, 11 and 28, 1997)

NBC[edit | edit source]

  • Lethal Weapon 2 (March 3 and September 7, 1997)
  • Batman Returns (April 12, 1997)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (September 21, 1997)
  • Batman Forever (November 16, 1997)
  • Richie Rich (November 28, 1997)
  • Home Alone (December 19, 1997)

Nickelodeon[edit | edit source]

  • Making of Good Burger (July 13, 1997)

Sci-Fi Channel[edit | edit source]

  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (November 27, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (November 27, 1997)

Showtime[edit | edit source]

  • The Santa Clause (January 1, February 2 and 22, and May 18 and 21, 1997)
  • Terminator 2: Judgement Day (January 1–3, 1997)
  • Angels in the Outfield (January 5 and 28, 1997)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (February 1, 12, 16 and 22, April 8 and July 5, 1997)
  • Super Mario Bros. (February 2–3 and 15, and April 6 and 19, 1997)
  • Jumanji (February 17 and 23, April 6–7 and 24, June 7 and 23, and August 4 and 27, 1997)
  • Showgirls (February 20, March 29–30, May 3 and 19, July 13 and September 29, 1997)
  • Hook (March 1, 6 and 30, and October 4 and 10, 1997)
  • Gremlins (March 1, 11 and 23, July 6 and October 11, 1997)
  • Matilda (September 12, 17 and 27, October 6 and 12, and December 7, 1997)

TBS[edit | edit source]

  • Jaws 2 (January 2, May 28 and August 10, 1997)
  • Jaws (March 17, May 28–29 and August 1, 1997)
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (March 23, August 13 and September 14, 1997)
  • Mary Poppins (May 21–22, 1997)
  • Back to the Future (June 11, September 14–15 and October 17, 1997)
  • Heidi (June 24, 1997)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (July 9, 1997)
  • The Love Bug (August 12, 1997)
  • Flight of the Navigator (September 16–17, 1997)
  • The Sword in the Stone (October 21, 1997)
  • White Fang (October 21, 1997)
  • The Goonies (December 23 and 30, 1997)

TNT[edit | edit source]

  • Jaws: The Revenge (January 2–3, 1997)
  • Scarface (February 27, May 24–25 and August 19, 1997)
  • Back to the Future (March 7–8, 1997)
  • Gone With the Wind (March 16 and 19, 1997)
  • E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (April 13, 1997)
  • Jaws (April 12–13 and June 22, 1997)
  • Jaws 2 (April 3–4 and June 22–23, 1997)

USA Network[edit | edit source]

  • Dead Poets Society (January 2, 1997)
  • The Terminator (March 7–8 and May 31–June 1, 1997)
  • Beverly Hills Cop II (March 20 and 30, and September 27–28, 1997)
  • Jaws 3 (February 8, April 5–6 and September 7, 1997)
  • Superman II (August 24, 1997)
  • Back to the Future Part II (April 20 and August 24, 1997)
  • Back to the Future Part III (August 22 and 24, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (September 14 and December 18, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (September 14 and December 25, 1997)

Syndication[edit | edit source]

  • Benji the Hunted (March 9, 1997)
  • Lethal Weapon (April 25, 1997)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (May 6, 1997)
  • Mary Poppins (May 18, 1997)
  • The Golden Child (May 18 and October 7, 1997)
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (October 9, 1997)

Programs debuted on television this year[edit | edit source]

ABC[edit | edit source]

  • Nightmare Ned (April 19, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series (September 13, 1997)
  • Recess (September 13, 1997)
  • Pepper Ann (September 13, 1997)
  • You Wish (September 26, 1997)
  • Teen Angel (September 26, 1997)

Cartoon Network[edit | edit source]

  • Cow and Chicken (July 15, 1997)
  • I Am Weasel (July 15, 1997)
  • Johnny Bravo (July 14, 1997)

Comedy Central[edit | edit source]

  • Win Ben Stein's Money (July 28, 1997)
  • South Park (August 13, 1997)

Disney Channel[edit | edit source]

  • The Mighty Ducks

FOX[edit | edit source]

  • King of the Hill (January 12, 1997)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (March 10, 1997)
  • Power Rangers Turbo (April 19, 1997)

NBC[edit | edit source]

  • Just Shoot Me! (March 4, 1997)
  • Fire Up (April 10, 1997)
  • Union Square (September 25, 1997)
  • Veronica's Closet (September 25, 1997)

Nickelodeon[edit | edit source]

  • The Angry Beavers (April 19, 1997)
  • Garfield and Friends (October 1, 1997)

UPN[edit | edit source]

  • Clueless (Season 2) (September 23, 1997)

USA Network[edit | edit source]

  • Mario All Stars (January 6, 1997)
  • Sailor Moon (June 9, 1997)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (June 9, 1997)

WB Network[edit | edit source]

  • Smart Guy (April 2, 1997)
  • The New Batman/Superman Adventures (September 13, 1997)
  • Men in Black: The Series (October 11, 1997)

Programs airing new seasons this year[edit | edit source]

ABC[edit | edit source]

  • The Drew Carey Show (Season 3) (September 23, 1997)
  • Home Improvement (Season 7) (September 23, 1997)
  • Boy Meets World (Season 5) (October 3, 1997)
  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (Season 2) (September 26, 1997)

Cartoon Network[edit | edit source]

  • Dexter's Laboratory (Season 2) (July 16, 1997)

CBS[edit | edit source]

  • Family Matters (Season 9) (September 19, 1997)
  • Step by Step (Season 7) (September 19, 1997)
  • Touched by an Angel (Season 4) (September 21, 1997)
  • The Nanny (Season 5) (October 1, 1997)
  • Diagnosis Murder (Season 5) (September 18, 1997)
  • Murphy Brown (Season 10) (October 1, 1997)

Disney Channel[edit | edit source]

  • Muppets Tonight (Season 2) (September 13, 1997)

FOX[edit | edit source]

  • Spider-Man (Season 4) (February 1, 1997)
  • Goosebumps (Season 3) (September 6, 1997)
  • Spider-Man (Season 5) (September 12, 1997)
  • The X-Files (Season 5) (October 25, 1997)
  • King of the Hill (Season 2) (September 21, 1997)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 2) (September 15, 1997)
  • The Simpsons (Season 9) (September 21, 1997)
  • Beast Wars: Transformers (Season 2) (October 26, 1997)
  • High School Whenever (Season 8) (September 21, 1997)

 NBC[edit | edit source]

  • Mad About You (Season 6) (September 23, 1997)
  • Law & Order (Season 8) (September 24, 1997)
  • ER (Season 4) (September 25, 1997)
  • Suddenly Susan (Season 2) (September 22, 1997)
  • Caroline in the City (Season 3) (September 22, 1997)
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun (Season 3) (September 24, 1997)
  • Homicide: Life on the Street (Season 6) (October 17, 1997)
  • The Naked Truth (Season 2) (January 16, 1997)
  • The Naked Truth (Season 3) (September 22, 1997)
  • Fired Up (Season 2) (September 22, 1997)
  • Friends (Season 4) (September 25, 1997)
  • Frasier (Season 5) (September 23, 1997)
  • Just Shoot Me! (Season 2) (September 23, 1997)
  • Seinfeld (Season 9) (September 25, 1997)

Nickelodeon[edit | edit source]

  • Rugrats (Season 4)
  • Kablam! (Season 2) (March 10, 1997)
  • Blue's Clues (Season 2) (September 8, 1997)
  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (Season 4) (September 13, 1997)
  • Hey Arnold! (Season 2) (September 21, 1997)
  • All That (Season 4) (November 15, 1997)
  • Rugrats (Season 5) (November 29, 1997)
  • Kenan and Kel (Season 1) (continued on Januarty 4, 1997)
  • Kenan and Kel (Season 2) (September 6, 1997)

PBS[edit | edit source]

  • Arthur (Season 2) (September 22, 1997)
  • The Kidsongs Television Show (Season 3) (October 6, 1997)
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy (Season 5) (September 5, 1997)
  • The Magic School Bus (Season 4) (September 13, 1997)
  • Barney & Friends (Season 4) (November 17, 1997)
  • Sesame Street (Season 29) (November 17, 1997)
  • Reading Rainbow
  • Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? (Season 2) (October 6, 1997)
  • Wishbone (Season 2)

WB Network[edit | edit source]

  • Animaniacs (Season 5) (September 8, 1997)
  • Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher (Season 2) (September 7, 1997)
  • The Parent 'Hood (Season 4) (September 7, 1997)
  • Sister, Sister (Season 5) (September 10, 1997)
  • The Jamie Foxx Show (Season 2) (September 7, 1997)
  • The Steve Harvey Show (Season 2) (September 10, 1997)
  • Superman: The Animated Series (Season 2) (September 8, 1997)
  • The Wayans Bros. (Season 4) (September 17, 1997)

Syndication[edit | edit source]

  • Jeopardy! (Season 14) (September 1, 1997)*
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 15) (September 1, 1997)**
  • Judge Judy (Season 2) (1997)
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (Season 4) (October 11, 1997)
  • Xena: Warrior Princess (Season 3) (September 29, 1997)
  • Star Trek: Voyager (Season 4) (September 3, 1997)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (Season 6) (September 29, 1997)
  • Entertainment Tonight (Season 17) (1997)
  • The Montel Williams Show (Season 7) (1997)

(*) The set remained blue beginning on October 6, 1997.

(**) The new puzzle board was introduced on February 24, 1997, during the previous season.

Programs broadcasted in reruns this year[edit | edit source]

Disney Channel[edit | edit source]

  • The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Nickelodeon[edit | edit source]

  • Double Dare
  • Doug
  • Happy Days (aired on Nick at Nite)
  • Inspector Gadget
  • Legends of the Hidden Temple
  • Rocko's Modern Life
  • Rugrats (Seasons 1-4)
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show
  • Tiny Toon Adventures

PBS[edit | edit source]

  • Barney & Friends (Seasons 1-3)*
  • Barney Live! in New York City (March 9 and September 7 and 14, 1997)
  • The Kidsongs Television Show (Seasons 1-2)
  • Kino's Storytime
  • Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood
  • The Puzzle Place
  • Shining Time Station

(*) Upon Season 4's premiere in November 1997, all further reruns of Seasons 1-3 no longer included the "Barney Says" segment.

TBS[edit | edit source]

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (1989-1994)
  • Halloween is Grinch Night (October 25, 1997)
  • The Cat in the Hat (November 29, 1997)
  • Dr. Seuss on the Loose (November 29, 1997)
  • The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (November 29, 1997)

TNT[edit | edit source]

  • The Cat in the Hat (November 29, 1997)

Syndication[edit | edit source]

  • Full House
  • Timon & Pumbaa
  • Jeopardy! (Season 13) (September 6, 1997)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 14) (September 6, 1997)

Programs ended this year[edit | edit source]

ABC[edit | edit source]

  • The Mighty Ducks (January 17, 1997)
  • Nightmare Ned (August 9, 1997)
  • Family Matters (Season 8) (May 9, 1997)
  • Step by Step (Season 6) (August 15, 1997)
  • Clueless (Season 1) (February 14, 1997)

FOX[edit | edit source]

  • Power Rangers Turbo (November 24, 1997)

PBS[edit | edit source]

  • Lamb Chop's Play-Along (August 29, 1997)
  • (Season 1) (December 31, 1997)

USA Network[edit | edit source]

  • Mario All Stars (June 6, 1997)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (November 22, 1997)
  • Sailor Moon (December 25, 1997)

Syndication[edit | edit source]

  • Jeopardy! (Season 12) (August 30, 1997)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 13) (August 30, 1997)

Anime released this year[edit | edit source]

  • Pokemon (as Pocket Monsters) (April 1, 1997)

VHS trailers released this year[edit | edit source]

  • The Legends of Treasure Island (January 7, 1997)
  • The Neverending Story: The Animated Adventures of Bastian Balthazar Bux (January 7, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues Promo (January 14, 1997)
  • Joe Scruggs Promo (January 14, 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (January 21, 1997)
  • The Neverending Story III: Escape from Fantasia (January 21, 1997)
  • The Thief and the Cobbler (January 21, 1997)
  • Spider-Man: The Venom Saga (January 28, 1997)
  • Dragon Flyz: Day of the Dragon (January 28, 1997)
  • Walt Disney Film Classics: The Hayley Mills Collection Promo (February 4, 1997)
  • Star Wars Droids and Ewoks Promo (February 11, 1997)
  • Secret Adventures Promo (February 11, 1997)
  • Alaska (February 11, 1997)
  • Family Home Entertainment Easter Classics Collection Promo (February 11, 1997)
  • Schoolhouse Rock Promo (February 11, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live-Action) (March 4, 1997)
  • Walt Disney Film Classics: The Fantastic Adventures Series Promo (March 4, 1997)
  • Batman and Mr. Freeze: SubZero (Teaser) (March 11, 1997)
  • Shiloh (March 11, 1997)
  • Paramount Means Family Entertainment Promo (March 11, 1997)
  • Spider-Man: Revenge of the Goblins (March 18, 1997)
  • Sky Dancers: The Sky's The Limit (March 18, 1997)
  • Mighty Ducks The Movie: The First Face-Off (March 18, 1997)
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Promo (March 18, 1997)
  • A Tale of Cinderella (March 18, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues Promo (March 18, 1997)
  • Bruno the Kid: The Animated Movie (March 25, 1997)
  • Flash Gordon: Marooned on Earth (March 25, 1997)
  • The Legend of the North Wind (April 1, 1997)
  • The Treasure of Swamp Castle (April 1, 1997)
  • X-Games Highlights (April 8, 1997)
  • Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (April 15, 1997)
  • The Magic School Bus Promo (April 15, 1997)
  • This Land is Your Land (April 22, 1997)
  • MGM Sing Alongs Promo (April 29, 1997)
  • Barney's Colors and Shapes (May 6, 1997)
  • Audubon's Animal Adventures Promo (May 13, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Batman and Robin Promo (May 20, 1997)
  • Batman and Mr. Freeze: SubZero (May 20, 1997)
  • Space Jam (May 20, 1997)
  • Universal Cinema Classics Promo (June 10, 1997)
  • Universal Western Collection Promo (June 10, 1997)
  • Michael (June 10, 1997)
  • That Darn Cat! (June 24, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance (June 24, 1997)
  • Really Wild Animals Promo (June 24, 1997)
  • Zeus and Roxanne (June 24, 1997)
  • Fox Kids Video Promo (July 2, 1997)
  • Casper: A Spirited Beginning (July 8, 1997)
  • Barney's Musical Scrapbook (July 8, 1997)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry Promo (July 15, 1997)
  • The 6th Man (July 15, 1997)
  • Mary Poppins (Fully Restored Limited Edition) (July 15, 1997)
  • Sleeping Beauty (Fully Restored Limited Edition) (July 15, 1997)
  • Old Yeller (Fully Restored 40th Anniversary Limited Edition) (July 15, 1997)
  • Jungle 2 Jungle (July 15, 1997)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (Teaser) (July 15, 1997)
  • Extreme Ghostbusters Promo (July 22, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Promo (Q4 1997)
  • Big Bag Promo (July 29, 1997)
  • Theodore Tugboat Promo (July 29, 1997)
  • Bananas in Pajamas Promo (August 5, 1997)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (Sneak Peek) (August 5, 1997)
  • Fun and Fancy Free (Fully Restored 50th Anniversary Limited Edition) (August 5, 1997)
  • The Jungle Book (Fully Restored 30th Anniversary Limited Edition) (August 5, 1997)
  • The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli and Baloo (August 19, 1997)
  • The Swan Princess: Escape from Castle Mountain (August 19, 1997)
  • Pippi Longstocking (August 19, 1997)
  • Hercules and Xena: The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (August 26, 1997)
  • The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper Promo (August 26, 1997)
  • The Toys Who Saved Christmas (August 26, 1997)
  • Walt Disney Film Classics: The Great American Legends Series Promo (August 26, 1997)
  • Barney's Good Day, Good Night (September 2, 1997)
  • The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer (September 2, 1997)
  • Family Home Entertainment Christmas Classics Series Promo (September 2, 1997)
  • Jesus of Nazareth (September 2, 1997)
  • The Littlest Angel (September 2, 1997)
  • Microcosmos (September 2, 1997)
  • Walt Disney Film Classics: The Love Bug Collection Promo (September 2, 1997)
  • The Incredible Hulk: Return of the Beast (September 9, 1997)
  • Prefontaine (September 9, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle (September 9, 1997)
  • Batman and Robin (September 9, 1997)
  • Free Willy 3: The Rescue (September 9, 1997)
  • Wild America (September 9, 1997)
  • Selena (September 9, 1997)
  • Wish Upon a Star (September 9, 1997)
  • Entertaining Angels (September 9, 1997)
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Promo (September 9, 1997)
  • Mrs. Santa Claus (September 16, 1997)
  • The Leopard Son (September 16, 1997)
  • Alice in Wonderland (September 16, 1997)
  • Barney's Adventure Bus (September 23, 1997)
  • Kids for Character: Choices Count (September 23, 1997)
  • Babes in Toyland (September 23, 1997)
  • Warriors of Virtue (September 23, 1997)
  • The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Promo (September 23, 1997)
  • Some Mother's Son (September 23, 1997)
  • The Nutty Professor (September 30, 1997)
  • Raymond Briggs' The Snowman (September 30, 1997)
  • Crayola Kids Adventures Promo (September 30, 1997)
  • Crayola Presents Promo (September 30, 1997)
  • Peter Pan (Fully Restored 45th Anniversary Limited Edition) (October 7, 1997)
  • Hercules (October 7, 1997)
  • How the Toys Saved Christmas (October 14, 1997)
  • Annabelle's Wish (October 21, 1997)
  • Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood (October 21, 1997)
  • Classic Scooby-Doo Promo (October 21, 1997)
  • Spice Girls Promo (October 21, 1997)
  • National Geographic: Tigers of the Snow (October 21, 1997)
  • Franklin (November 4, 1997)
  • Spot the Dog Promo (Q4 1997)
  • Disney Sing Along Songs Promo (Q4 1997)
  • Barney's Camp WannaRunnaRound (November 4, 1997)
  • Belle's Magical World (November 11, 1997)
  • Hercules and Xena: The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (December 2, 1997)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (December 2, 1997)
  • Air Bud (December 2, 1997)
  • Walt Disney Film Classics: The Comedy Favorites Series Promo (December 2, 1997)
  • The Land Before Time Collection Promo (December 9, 1997)
  • The Chipmunk Adventure (December 9, 1997)
  • Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary Collection Promo (December 16, 1997)
  • George Wallace (December 16, 1997)
  • Contact (December 16, 1997)
  • Conspiracy Theory (December 16, 1997)
  • Trojan War (December 16, 1997)
  • 187 (December 16, 1997)
  • Fire Down Below (December 30, 1997)
  • Hoodlum (December 30, 1997)
  • The Story Keepers Promo (Q4 1997)

VHS and DVD releases this year[edit | edit source]

Movies[edit | edit source]

  • Kingpin (January 7, 1997)
  • The Young Poisoners Handbook (January 7, 1997)
  • Fled (January 7, 1997)
  • Phenomenon (January 14, 1997)
  • Bordello of Blood (January 14, 1997)
  • She's the One (January 14, 1997)
  • Escape from L.A. (January 21, 1997)
  • Eddie (January 21, 1997)
  • The Pompatus of Love (January 21, 1997)
  • Manny and Lo (January 21, 1997)
  • Bullet (January 21, 1997)
  • Chungking Express (January 21, 1997)
  • The Fan (January 28, 1997)
  • Il Postino (January 28, 1997)
  • Kansas City (January 28, 1997)
  • Dead Man (January 28, 1997)
  • The Trigger Effect (January 28, 1997)
  • Jack (February 4, 1997)
  • Bogus (February 4, 1997)
  • The Big Squeeze (February 4, 1997)
  • Trainspotting (February 11, 1997)
  • Feeling Minnesota (February 11, 1997)
  • First Kid (February 11, 1997)
  • A Very Brady Sequel (February 11, 1997)
  • Trees Lounge (February 11, 1997)
  • Grace of My Heart (February 11, 1997)
  • House Arrest (February 18, 1997)
  • Solo (February 18, 1997)
  • Infinity (February 18, 1997)
  • Freeway (February 18, 1997)
  • Last Man Standing (February 25, 1997)
  • Bulletproof (February 25, 1997)
  • 2 Days in the Valley (February 25, 1997)
  • Courage Under Fire (March 4, 1997)
  • That Thing You Do (March 4, 1997)
  • Bound (March 4, 1997)
  • The Glimmer Man (March 11, 1997)
  • Maximum Risk (March 11, 1997)
  • Bad Moon (March 11, 1997)
  • The Long Kiss Goodnight (March 18, 1997)
  • American Buffalo (March 18, 1997)
  • Supercop (March 18, 1997)
  • The Chamber (March 25, 1997)
  • Flirting with Disaster (March 25, 1997)
  • High School High (March 25, 1997)
  • Basquiat (March 25, 1997)
  • Surviving Picasso (March 25, 1997)
  • Gunfighter's Moon (March 25, 1997)
  • Sleepers (April 1, 1997)
  • The Spitfire Grill (April 1, 1997)
  • Sunchaser (April 1, 1997)
  • The Proprietor (April 1, 1997)
  • Bad Moon (April 1, 1997)
  • William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (April 8, 1997)
  • Michael Collins (April 8, 1997)
  • Extreme Measures (April 8, 1997)
  • Lone Star (April 8, 1997)
  • The Ghost and the Darkness (April 15, 1997)
  • Emma (April 15, 1997)
  • The Associate (April 15, 1997)
  • Secrets and Lies (April 15, 1997)
  • Set it Off (April 22, 1997)
  • The Rich Man's Wife (April 22, 1997)
  • Big Night (April 22, 1997)
  • To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (April 22, 1997)
  • Dear God (April 22, 1997)
  • Mother Night (April 22, 1997)
  • The Preacher's Wife (April 29, 1997)
  • Looking for Richard (April 29, 1997)
  • The Evening Star (May 6, 1997)
  • Blood and Wine (May 6, 1997)
  • The Portrait of a Lady (May 6, 1997)
  • Caught (May 6, 1997)
  • Bloodsport III (May 13, 1997)
  • Ransom (May 13, 1997)
  • Meet Wally Sparks (May 13, 1997)
  • The Funeral (May 13, 1997)
  • Daylight (May 20, 1997)
  • Star Trek: First Contact (May 20, 1997)
  • One Fine Day (May 20, 1997)
  • Thinner (May 20, 1997)
  • Swingers (May 20, 1997)
  • Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (May 20, 1997)
  • Beautiful Thing (May 20, 1997)
  • The Mirror Has Two Faces (May 27, 1997)
  • Unhook the Stars (May 27, 1997)
  • Jerry Maguire (May 29, 1997)
  • The People vs. Larry Flynt (June 3, 1997)
  • Breaking the Waves (June 3, 1997)
  • Michael (June 10, 1997)
  • Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (June 10, 1997)
  • Marvin's Room (June 10, 1997)
  • I'm Not Rappaport (June 10, 1997)
  • Drunks (June 10, 1997)
  • Mars Attacks! (June 17, 1997)
  • My Fellow Americans (June 17, 1997)
  • Crime Story (June 17, 1997)
  • Scream (June 24, 1997)
  • Turbulence (June 24, 1997)
  • Gridlock'd (June 24, 1997)
  • In Love and War (June 24, 1997)
  • Touch (June 24, 1997)
  • Jackie Chan's First Strike (July 1, 1997)
  • Dangerous Ground (July 1, 1997)
  • Beverly Hills Ninja (July 1, 1997)
  • Fierce Creatures (July 1, 1997)
  • The Crucible (July 1, 1997)
  • Vegas Vacation (July 8, 1997)
  • Absolute Power (July 8, 1997)
  • When We Were Kings (July 8, 1997)
  • Ghosts of Mississippi (July 15, 1997)
  • Shine (July 15, 1997)
  • Metro (July 15, 1997)
  • Fools Rush In (July 15, 1997)
  • The Relic (July 15, 1997)
  • Private Parts (July 22, 1997)
  • Donnie Brasco (July 22, 1997)
  • Sling Blade (July 22, 1997)
  • Smilla's Sense of Snow (July 22, 1997)
  • Hamlet (July 22, 1997)
  • Albino Alligator (July 29, 1997)
  • Murder at 1600 (August 5, 1997)
  • Evita (August 5, 1997)
  • Booty Call (August 5, 1997)
  • Crash (August 12, 1997)
  • The Devil's Own (August 12, 1997)
  • Mother (August 12, 1997)
  • Lost Highway (August 12, 1997)
  • Everyone Says I Love You (August 12, 1997)
  • Zigzag (August 12, 1997)
  • Shadow Conspiracy (August 12, 1997)
  • Dante's Peak (August 19, 1997)
  • The Beautician and the Beast (August 19, 1997)
  • Kama Sutra (August 19, 1997)
  • Suburbia (August 19, 1997)
  • The Odyssey (August 19, 1997)
  • Rosewood (August 26, 1997)
  • Inventing the Abbotts (August 26, 1997)
  • Love Jones (August 26, 1997)
  • Hard Eight (August 26, 1997)
  • Head Above Water (August 26, 1997)
  • Keys to Tulsa (September 2, 1997)
  • Anna Karenina (September 2, 1997)
  • Skeletons (September 2, 1997)
  • Father's Day (September 9, 1997)
  • McHale's Navy (September 9, 1997)
  • Asteroid (September 9, 1997)
  • Kolya (September 9, 1997)
  • The Saint (September 16, 1997)
  • The Daytrippers (September 16, 1997)
  • Soul Survivor (September 23, 1997)
  • The English Patient (September 23, 1997)
  • Selena (September 23, 1997)
  • Commandments (September 23, 1997)
  • Volcano (September 30, 1997)
  • B.A.P.S. (September 30, 1997)
  • Anaconda (October 7, 1997)
  • That Old Feeling (October 7, 1997)
  • Traveller (October 7, 1997)
  • Breakdown (October 14, 1997)
  • Grosse Pointe Blank (October 14, 1997)
  • Double Team (October 14, 1997)
  • Saint-Ex (October 14, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (October 21, 1997)
  • Night Falls on Manhattan (October 21, 1997)
  • Paradise Road (October 21, 1997)
  • The Sixth Man (October 21, 1997)
  • Nowhere (October 21, 1997)
  • Walking Thunder (October 21, 1997)
  • The Fifth Element (October 28, 1997)
  • Addicted to Love (October 28, 1997)
  • Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (November 4, 1997)
  • Another 9 1/2 Weeks (November 4, 1997)
  • Truth or Consequences K.M. (November 4, 1997)
  • Face/Off (November 11, 1997)
  • Gone Fishin' (November 11, 1997)
  • The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (November 11, 1997)
  • Trial and Error (November 18, 1997)
  • Love! Valour! Compassion! (November 18, 1997)
  • Chasing Amy (November 25, 1997)
  • Operation Condor (November 25, 1997)
  • Snow White: A Tale of Terror (November 25, 1997)
  • DNA (November 25, 1997)
  • Speed 2: Cruise Control (December 2, 1997)
  • Con Air (December 10, 1997)
  • Box of Moonlight (December 10, 1997)
  • Tar (December 16, 1997)
  • Contact (December 16, 1997)
  • How to Be a Player (December 16, 1997)
  • My Favorite Season (December 23, 1997)
  • Spawn (December 23, 1997)
  • 187 (December 23, 1997)
  • 'Til There Was You (December 23, 1997)
  • Conspiracy Theory (December 30, 1997)
  • Out to Sea (December 30, 1997)

Region 1 (North America)[edit | edit source]

Region 1 (Spanish Language Editions)[edit | edit source]

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (March 4, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (April 15, 1997)

Region 2 (Japan)[edit | edit source]

  • Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (February 21, 1997)
  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves (March 20, 1997)
  • The Aristocats (April 25, 1997)
  • James and the Giant Peach (May 16, 1997)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (July 25, 1997)
  • The Frighteners (August 16, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (September 19, 1997)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (October 24, 1997)

Region 2 (UK)[edit | edit source]

  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves (January 13, 1997)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (February 24, 1997)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (March 17, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians: Live-Action (August 18, 1997)
  • Here Come the Teletubbies (September 8, 1997)
  • Dance with the Teletubbies (September 8, 1997)
  • Oliver & Company (September 15, 1997)
  • The Black Cauldron (September 22, 1997)
  • Secrets & Lies (September 29, 1997)
  • Brassed Off (November 17, 1997)

Region 3 (South Korea)[edit | edit source]

  • Alice in Wonderland (Q1 1997)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Q2 1997)
  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (July 1, 1997)
  • Matilda (August 9, 1997)
  • Robin Hood (October 1997)
  • The Fox and the Hound (December 1997)

Region 4 (Latin America)[edit | edit source]

  • Disney Sing Along Songs: From The Hunchback of Notre Dame (May 2, 1997)
  • The Frighteners (August 19, 1997)

Region 4 (Brazil)[edit | edit source]

  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves (April 1997)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (April 1997)
  • The Aristocats (May 1997)
  • James and the Giant Peach (June 1997)
  • Oliver and Company (November 1997)

TV Shows[edit | edit source]

Region 1 (North America)[edit | edit source]

  • Barney's Sense-Sational Day (January 14, 1997)
  • Let's Go to the International / Twice is Nice! (January 14, 1997)
  • Barney's Amazing Super-Dee-Duper Ever! (January 14, 1997)
  • The Flintstones: Love Letters on the Rocks (January 14, 1997)
  • Yogi Bear: Love Bugged Bear (January 14, 1997)
  • Scooby-Doo's Wedding Bell Boos (January 14, 1997)
  • The Flintstones: I-Yabba-Dabba-Do! (January 14, 1997)
  • Joe Scruggs: Joe TV (January 14, 1997)
  • Joe Scruggs: Live from the Jungle (January 14, 1997)
  • Bananas in Pyjamas: Monster Bananas (January 28, 1997)
  • Bananas in Pyjamas: Special Delivery (January 28, 1997)
  • Spider-Man: Revenge of the Goblins (January 28, 1997)
  • Dragon Flyz: Day of the Dragon (January 28, 1997)
  • Sky Dancers: The Sky's the Limit (January 28, 1997)
  • Sesame Street: Get Up and Dance (January 28, 1997)
  • Sesame Street: Telling the Truth (January 28, 1997)
  • Star Wars Droids: The Pirate and the Prince (February 11, 1997)
  • Star Wars Ewoks: The Haunted Village (February 11, 1997)
  • Thomas & Friends: Sing-Along and Stories (February 11, 1997)
  • Grandparents are Grand! / My Family's Just Right for Me (February 18, 1997)
  • Barney's School Helper Day (February 18, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Pooh Wishes (February 18, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Tigger-ific Tales! (February 18, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Clever Little Piglet (February 18, 1997)
  • Beavis and Butt-Head: Law-Abiding Citizens (February 18, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Corduroy: The Dinosaur Egg (February 18, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Corduroy: Home (February 18, 1997)
  • The Oz Kids: Journey Beneath the Sea (February 18, 1997)
  • The Oz Kids: Return of Mombi (February 18, 1997)
  • The Oz Kids: The Monkey Prince (February 18, 1997)
  • The Oz Kids: Underground Adventure (February 18, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues: Courage (February 25, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues: Honesty (February 25, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues: Compassion (February 25, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues: Self-Discipline (February 25, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues: Work (February 25, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues: Responsibility (February 25, 1997)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry: The Best Birthday Present Ever (March 4, 1997)
  • MGM Sing-Alongs: Searching for Your Dreams (March 4, 1997)
  • MGM Sing-Alongs: Friends (March 4, 1997)
  • MGM Sing-Alongs: Having Fun (March 4, 1997)
  • MGM Sing-Alongs: Being Happy (March 4, 1997)
  • Rugrats: Grandpa's Favorite Stories (March 11, 1997)
  • Rugrats: Return of Reptar (March 11, 1997)
  • Little Bear: Meet Little Bear (March 11, 1997)
  • Little Bear: Family Tales (March 11, 1997)
  • Allegra's Window: Play Along with Allegra and Friends (March 11, 1997)
  • Gullah Gullah Island: Binyah's Surprise (March 11, 1997)
  • Gullah Gullah Island: Play Along with Binyah and Friends (March 11, 1997)
  • Gullah Gullah Island: Sing Along with Binyah Binyah (March 11, 1997)
  • Adventures in Odyssey: In Harm's Way (March 11, 1997)
  • Big Bad Beetleborgs: The Curse of the Shadow Borg (March 11, 1997)
  • Arthur Writes a Story (March 11, 1997)
  • Arthur's Eyes (March 11, 1997)
  • Arthur's Pet Business (March 11, 1997)
  • Barney's Colors & Shapes (2-Pack) (March 18, 1997)
  • I Can Do That! / At Home with Animals (March 18, 1997)
  • Dragon Flyz: Son of Dread (March 18, 1997)
  • Sky Dancers: Broken Stone (March 18, 1997)
  • Spider-Man: Spider Slayer (March 18, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley: The Case of the Volcano Mystery (March 18, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley: The Case of the United States Navy Adventure (March 18, 1997)
  • This Land is Your Land (March 25, 1997)
  • Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Sillier at the Movies (April 1, 1997)
  • Sesame Street: Quiet Time (April 1, 1997)
  • The Legends of Treasure Island (April 1, 1997)
  • VeggieTales: Larry-Boy and the Fib from Outer Space (April 11, 1997)
  • Grown-Ups for a Day! / Playing it Safe (April 15, 1997)
  • The Magic School Bus Flexes its Muscles (April 15, 1997)
  • The Magic School Bus: The Busasaurus (April 15, 1997)
  • The Magic School Bus: Taking Flight (April 15, 1997)
  • Bruno the Kid: The Animated Movie (April 22, 1997)
  • Barney's Musical Scrapbook (May 6, 1997)
  • Gone Fishing! / Classical Cleanup (May 13, 1997)
  • Barney's Treehouse Fun (May 20, 1997)
  • Bananas in Pyjamas: Pajama Party (May 20, 1997)
  • Bananas in Pyjamas: Treasure Hunt (May 20, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Batman and Robin: Batman (May 20, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Batman and Robin: Poison Ivy (May 20, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Batman and Robin: The Penguin (May 20, 1997)
  • The Adventures of Batman and Robin: Fire and Ice (May 20, 1997)
  • Flash Gordon: Marooned on Mongo (May 20, 1997)
  • Who's Who on the Choo-Choo? / What's That Shadow? (May 27, 1997)
  • Caring Means Sharing / If the Shoe Fits… (June 10, 1997)
  • Barney's Playing Things (June 10, 1997)
  • Spider-Man: The Insidious Six (June 17, 1997)
  • Dragon Flyz: The Defector (June 17, 1997)
  • Sky Dancers: Lonely Heart (June 17, 1997)
  • Bobby's World: Me and Roger (July 2, 1997)
  • Iron Man: The Origin of Iron Man (July 2, 1997)
  • Fantastic Four: The Origin of the Fantastic Four (July 2, 1997)
  • Spider-Man: The Hobgoblin (July 2, 1997)
  • Big Bad Beetleborgs: The Vampire Files (July 2, 1997)
  • The Incredible Hulk: Return of the Beast (July 2, 1997)
  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: Meet the Monsters (July 8, 1997)
  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: Monsters' Night Out (July 8, 1997)
  • Barney's Camp Wannarunnaround (July 8, 1997)
  • Hey Arnold: The Helga Stories (July 8, 1997)
  • Hey Arnold: Urban Adventures (July 8, 1997)
  • Rocko's Modern Life: Machine Madness (July 8, 1997)
  • Rocko's Modern Life: With Friends Like These… (July 8, 1997)
  • A Rugrats Vacation (July 8, 1997)
  • Sesame Street: 123 Count with Me (July 8, 1997)
  • Sesame Street: Elmo Says Boo! (July 8, 1997)
  • Brand Spanking New Doug: Doug's Birthday Blues (July 15, 1997)
  • Brand Spanking New Doug: Slam Dunk Doug (July 15, 1997)
  • Quack Pack: Alien Attack! (July 15, 1997)
  • Quack Pack: Ducks Amuck! (July 15, 1997)
  • Arthur's Teacher Trouble (July 15, 1997)
  • Arthur's Lost Library Book (July 15, 1997)
  • Arthur's Baby (July 15, 1997)
  • Beavis and Butt-Head: Innocence Lost (July 15, 1997)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry: Now I Know My One, Two, Threes! (July 15, 1997)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry: The Spelling Bee (July 15, 1997)
  • Hi, Neighbor! / Oh, What a Day! (July 15, 1997)
  • The Magic School Bus: Ready, Set, Dough (July 29, 1997)
  • The Magic School Bus Gets Ants in its Pants (July 29, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues: Friendship (July 29, 1997)
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues: Generosity (July 29, 1997)
  • Bananas in Pyjamas: Play Time (August 5, 1997)
  • Bananas in Pyjamas: Banana Magic (August 5, 1997)
  • It Was My Best Birthday Ever, Charlie Brown (August 5, 1997)
  • Stop, Look and Be Safe! / Eat, Drink and Be Healthy! (August 12, 1997)
  • Barney's Loving Things (August 12, 1997)
  • Thomas & Friends: Thomas Meets the Queen and Other Stories (August 19, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh: Boo to You, Too! (August 26, 1997)
  • Quack Pack: House of Haunts (August 26, 1997)
  • Bone Chillers: Art Intemidates Life (August 26, 1997)
  • Bone Chillers: Back to School (August 26, 1997)
  • Bone Chillers: Frankenturkey (August 26, 1997)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Dance! (August 26, 1997)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Do It! (August 26, 1997)
  • Barney's Adventure Bus (September 2, 1997)
  • The Littlest Angel (September 2, 1997)
  • Bruno the Kid: The Last Christmas (September 2, 1997)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry: The First Halloween Ever (September 2, 1997)
  • The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Jet Pink (September 9, 1997)
  • The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Prehistoric Pink (September 9, 1997)
  • The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Pink-a-Rella (September 9, 1997)
  • The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Pink Elephant (September 9, 1997)
  • The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Pink Bananas (September 9, 1997)
  • The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper (September 9, 1997)
  • Spider-Man: Mutant Agenda (September 9, 1997)
  • The Incredible Hulk: Raw Power (September 9, 1997)
  • Dragon Flyz: Double Dual (September 9, 1997)
  • Sky Dancers: Love Lost, Love Found (September 9, 1997)
  • Barney's Stu-u-upendous Puzzle Fun! (September 11, 1997)
  • The Best of the Simpsons: Volume 1 (September 16, 1997)
  • The Best of the Simpsons: Volume 2 (September 16, 1997)
  • The Best of the Simpsons: Volume 3 (September 16, 1997)
  • Doors of Wonder: The Rainbow Fish (September 16, 1997)
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen: Our Music Video (September 16, 1997)
  • You're Invited to Mary-Kate and Ashley's Birthday Party (September 16, 1997)
  • You're Inivted to Mary-Kate and Ashley's Christmas Party (September 16, 1997)
  • Oprah Winfrey: Make the Connection (September 30, 1997)
  • The Snowman (September 30, 1997)
  • Father Christmas (September 30, 1997)
  • National Geographic Kids Video: Animal Holiday (September 30, 1997)
  • Adventures in Odyssey: A Twist in Time (October 7, 1997)
  • The Busy World of Richard Scarry: The Best Christmas Surprise Ever (October 7, 1997)
  • Brand Spanking New Doug: Doug's Secret Christmas (October 7, 1997)
  • Hey Arnold: Arnold's Christmas (October 13, 1997)
  • Little Bear: Winter Tales (October 13, 1997)
  • Kids for Character: Choices Count! (October 14, 1997)
  • Barney's Having Fun Day (October 14, 1997)
  • Bedtime Bash (October 21, 1997)
  • A Rugrats Chanukah (October 21, 1997)
  • A Rugrats Thanksgiving (October 21, 1997)
  • Bananas in Pyjamas: It's Music Time (October 21, 1997)
  • Mrs. Santa Claus (October 21, 1997)
  • Annabelle's Wish (October 21, 1997)
  • Barney's Good Day, Good Night (November 4, 1997)
  • Spider-Man: Tablet of Time (November 4, 1997)
  • The Incredible Hulk: Innocent Blood (November 4, 1997)
  • Pinky and the Brain: Cosmic Attractions (November 4, 1997)
  • Pinky and the Brain: Mice of the Jungle (November 4, 1997)
  • Dragon Flyz: Scavenger (November 11, 1997)
  • Sky Dancers: Skyler vs. Skyler (November 11, 1997)
  • Anastasia Sing-Along (November 25, 1997)
  • Sesame Street: Fiesta! (December 1, 1997)
  • Hats Off to B.J.! / Everyone is Special (December 2, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Imagine That, Christopher Robin! (Q4 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh Friendship Collection: Three Cheers for Eeyore & Rabbit! (Q4 1997)

Region 2 (UK)[edit | edit source]

  • Thomas & Friends: Playtime (March 3, 1997)
  • My Bumper The Wind in the Willows: Fun and Games (April 30, 1997)
  • My Bumper Sooty: Little Shop of Mischief (May 12, 1997)
  • Children's Playschool Favourites
  • The Wind in the Willows: Summer Escapades
  • Thomas & Friends: Chases, Races and Runaways (October 6, 1997)
  • Dennis Pennis R.I.P. (October 10, 1997)
  • The Complete Mr. Bean: Volume 1 (October 13, 1997)
  • The Complete Mr. Bean: Volume 2 (October 13, 1997)
  • My Christmas Play Rhymes and Songs (October 20, 1997)
  • Joe Pasquale: Twin Squeaks (October 20, 1997)
  • My Bumper Christmas Sooty (October 27, 1997)
  • The Very Best of Men Behaving Badly (November 10, 1997)
  • Tommy Cooper: The Golden Years

Region (Japan)[edit | edit source]

  • Sonic the Hedgehog (August 13, 1997-)
  • Pinky and the Brain (September 18, 1997-)
  • Theodore Tugboat (December 15, 1997-)

VHS re-releases this year[edit | edit source]

Movies[edit | edit source]

Region 1 (North America)[edit | edit source]

(*) These specials were re-released under the Fox Kids Video brand.

Region 2 (Japan)[edit | edit source]

  • Kiki's Delivery Service (November 21, 1997)
  • Peter Pan (November 28, 1997)

Region 2 (UK)[edit | edit source]

  • The Rescuers (May 13, 1997)
  • The Rescuers Down Under (May 13, 1997)
  • Terry Pratchett Truckers (September 22, 1997)
  • The BFG (October 13, 1997)
  • Cinderella (November 24, 1997)

Region 4 (Australia)[edit | edit source]

  • The Goonies (July 26, 1997)
  • Alice in Wonderland (October 18, 1997)

TV Shows[edit | edit source]

VHS Tapes discontinued this year[edit | edit source]

Toys[edit | edit source]

McDonald's[edit | edit source]

  • Nickelodeon Tangle (January 10-February 6, 1997)
  • Mighty Ducks the Animated Series (February 7-March 6, 1997)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (March 7-April 3, 1997)
  • Ty Teenie Beanie Babies (April 11-24, 1997)
  • Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection II (April 25-May 21, 1997)
  • Sky Dancers (May 30-June 19, 1997)
  • Hercules (June 20-July 24, 1997)
  • Animal Pals (August 1-24, 1997)
  • Beetleborgs Metallix (August 15-September 11, 1997)
  • Sleeping Beauty (September 12-October 2, 1997)
  • The Jungle Book (October 3-23, 1997)
  • Hot Wheels (October 24-November 27, 1997)
  • The Little Mermaid (November 28-December 25, 1997)
  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series (December 26-January 22, 1998)

Logos introduced this year[edit | edit source]

  • Buena Vista Television - "90s Comets II" (September 13, 1997)
  • Children's Television Workshop - "Play it Smart" (June 1, 1997)
  • Columbia Tristar Home Video - "Sliding Boxes" (DVD debut on July 22, 1997)
  • Columbia Tristar Home Video - "The Filmstrip" (May 15, 1997)
  • DreamWorks Pictures - "Fishing Boy" (September 26, 1997)
  • GoAnimate Productions - "Painting Eric II" (May 30, 1997)*
  • Lyrick Studios Logo #1 (March 18, 1997)
  • Macrovision Quality Protection (appeared on Universal Studios Home Video titles)
  • MGM/UA Home Video - "Rollercoaster Filmstrip" (DVD debut on March 25, 1997)
  • New Line Home Video - "CGI Filmbox" (DVD debut on March 25, 1997)
  • Touchstone Home Video - "Thunderball Snake" (DVD debut on December 2, 1997)
  • Universal Pictures - "CGI Globe" (May 23, 1997)
  • Universal Studios Home Video - "CGI Globe" (June 19, 1997) (DVD debut on November 18, 1997)
  • Universal Television - "CGI Globe II" (September 18, 1997)
  • Walt Disney Home Video - "The Gold Logo" (DVD debut on December 2, 1997)
  • Warner Home Video - "CGI Shield" (March 11, 1997) (DVD debut on September 2, 1997)

(*) The logo of the fanfare is Reorchestrated by both Han Zimmer, and James Horner.

Logos updated this year[edit | edit source]

  • 20th Century Fox - "CGI Searchlights" (November 14, 1997)*

(*) The music was re-orchestrated in this logo, which became permanent as of March 27, 1998.

Logos ended this year[edit | edit source]

  • Buena Vista Television - "90s Comets" (September 12, 1997)
  • Children's Television Workshop - "Sparks" (July 8, 1997)
  • Columbia Tristar Home Video - "Rising Boxes" (January 1, 1997)
  • MCA/Universal Home Video - "MCA Globe" (May 29, 1997)
  • Universal Pictures - "1990s Globe" (May 15, 1997)
  • Universal Television - "CGI Globe I" (May 16, 1997)
  • Warner Bros. Pictures - "WB Shield" (December 25, 1997)
  • Warner Bros. Television - "WB Shield" (the one with the word "Pictures" on the logo) (December 31, 1997)
  • Warner Home Video - "Cheesy Shield" (February 1997)

Video games unveiled this year[edit | edit source]

  • Diddy Kong Racing (August 28, 1997)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • Wario Land II
  • Yoshi's Story (a.k.a. Yoshi's Island 64)

Video games released this year[edit | edit source]

Japan[edit | edit source]

Super Game Boy[edit | edit source]

  • Kirby's Star Stacker (January 25, 1997)

Sega Saturn[edit | edit source]

Nintendo 64[edit | edit source]

North America[edit | edit source]

Super NES[edit | edit source]

  • Kirby's Dream Land 3 (November 27, 1997)

Super Game Boy[edit | edit source]

  • Kirby's Star Stacker (April 1, 1997)

Sega Saturn[edit | edit source]

  • Die Hard Arcade (February 28, 1997)
  • Sonic Jam (August 22, 1997)
  • The Lost World (September 30, 1997)
  • Sonic R (November 18, 1997)

Nintendo 64[edit | edit source]

  • Mario Kart 64 (February 10, 1997)
  • Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (March 4, 1997)
  • Star Fox 64 (June 30, 1997)
  • PaRappa the Rapper (November 17, 1997)
  • Diddy Kong Racing (November 24, 1997)

PlayStation[edit | edit source]

  • The City of Lost Children (May 31, 1997)
  • Final Fantasy VII (September 7, 1997)
  • Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (October 31, 1997)
  • NHL Face Off '98 (November 17, 1997)

Europe[edit | edit source]

Super Game Boy[edit | edit source]

  • Kirby's Star Stacker (August 28, 1997)

Sega Saturn[edit | edit source]

Nintendo 64[edit | edit source]

Video games discontinued this year[edit | edit source]

  • All Super Comboy titles from the South Korean market

Books released this year[edit | edit source]

North America[edit | edit source]

  • The Cat in the Hat: 40th Birthday Special Edition
  • Disney Classic Storybooks: Bambi
  • Disney Classic Storybooks: Hercules
  • Disney Classic Storybooks: Peter Pan (new version)
  • Cold Water
  • The God of Small Things
  • Barney Goes to the Dentist (January 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Alphabet Soup (February 1, 1997)
  • Barney and Baby Bop's Garden (February 1, 1997)
  • Winnie the Pooh: Pooh and the Dragon (February 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Clothes (March 1, 1997)
  • Barney and Baby Bop Go to the Grocery Store (March 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Easter Egg Hunt (March 1, 1997)
  • Barney and Baby Bop Go to the Doctor (May 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Book of Boats (May 1, 1997)
  • Barney: Catch That Hat! (June 1, 1997)
  • BJ and Scooter (June 3, 1997)
  • Barney's Treasure Hunt (July 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Trick or Treat! (August 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Christmas Wishes (September 1, 1997)
  • Barney's This Little Piggy (October 1, 1997)
  • Barney and Baby Bop Go to School (November 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Book of Hugs (December 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Halloween Party (December 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Christmas Surprise (December 1, 1997)
  • Barney's Happy Valentine's Day (December 1, 1997)
  • What Would Barney Say? (December 1, 1997)

UK[edit | edit source]

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (June 26, 1997)

Japan[edit | edit source]

  • Kirby of the Stars by Yoshiko Sakuma (May 25, 1997)
  • Kirby of the Stars: The Story of Dedede Who Lives in Pupupu Vol. 5 (February 28, 1997)
  • Kirby of the Stars: The Story of Dedede Who Lives in Pupupu Vol. 6 (June 28, 1997)

Albums released this year[edit | edit source]

  • Rhyme and Reason: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (January 14, 1997)
  • Star Wars: A New Hope: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (January 14, 1997)
  • Run, Jump, Skip and Sing (January 14, 1997)
  • Gridlock'd: The Soundtrack (January 28, 1997)
  • Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (January 28, 1997)
  • Dangerous Ground: Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (February 11, 1997)
  • Lost Highway (February 18, 1997)
  • Private Parts: The Album (February 25, 1997)
  • Booty Call: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (February 25, 1997)
  • Selena: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (March 11, 1997)
  • Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (March 11, 1997)
  • Love Jones: The Music (March 11, 1997)
  • Cats Don't Dance: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (March 25, 1997)
  • The Saint: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (March 25, 1997)
  • Grosse Pointe Blank: Music from the Film (April 8, 1997)
  • Romy and Michele's High School Reunion: Original Soundtrack (April 15, 1997)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery: Original Soundtrack (April 29, 1997)
  • The Fifth Element: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (May 6, 1997)
  • I'm Bout It: From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (May 20, 1997)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park: Original Motion Picture Score (May 20, 1997)
  • Hercules: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack (May 27, 1997)
  • Batman and Robin: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (June 10, 1997)
  • My Best Friend's Wedding: Music from the Motion Picture (June 17, 1997)
  • George of the Jungle: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack (June 24, 1997)
  • Barney's Big Surprise: Live Recording of the Stage Show Tour (June 24, 1997)
  • Men in Black: The Album (July 1, 1997)
  • Nothing to Lose: Original Motion Picture Score (July 1, 1997)
  • Fush Yu Mang (July 8, 1997)
  • Good Burger: Music from the Original Motion Picture (July 15, 1997)
  • Classic Disney Vol. 4: 60 Years of Musical Magic (July 16, 1997)
  • Spawn: The Album (July 29, 1997)
  • Steel: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (July 29, 1997)
  • Soul in the Hole: Original Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture (July 29, 1997)
  • Def Jam's How to Be a Player Soundtrack (August 5, 1997)
  • Hoodlum: Music Inspired by the Motion Picture (August 12, 1997)
  • The Full Monty: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (August 12, 1997)
  • Money Talks: The Album (August 19, 1997)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (September 9, 1997)
  • Soul Food: Music from the "Soul Food" Motion Picture (September 16, 1997)
  • Happy Holidays Love, Barney (September 23, 1997)
  • Gang Related: The Soundtrack (October 7, 1997)
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer: The Album (October 7, 1997)
  • Boogie Nights: Music from the Original Motion Picture (October 7, 1997)
  • A Life Less Ordinary (October 14, 1997)
  • Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm (October 21, 1997)
  • Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (October 21, 1997)
  • Mortal Kombat: Annihilation: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (October 28, 1997)
  • Anastasia: Music from the Motion Picture (October 28, 1997)
  • An American Werewolf in Paris: Music from the Motion Picture (November 11, 1997)
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (November 18, 1997)
  • Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture (November 18, 1997)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies: Music from the Motion Picture (November 25, 1997)
  • Scream 2: Music from the Dimension Motion Picture (December 2, 1997)
  • Good Will Hunting: Music from the Miramax Motion Picture (December 2, 1997)
  • Jackie Brown: Music from the Miramax Motion Picture (December 9, 1997)
  • Home Alone 3: Music from the Motion Picture (December 12, 1997)

Software released this year[edit | edit source]

Beta Versions[edit | edit source]

  • Windows Memphis Beta 1 (February 7, 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 4.0 Beta 1 (April 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 4.0 Beta 2 (July 1997)
  • Windows 98 Beta 2 (July 31, 1997)
  • Windows NT 5.0 Workstation Beta 1 (September 27, 1997)
  • Windows 98 Beta 2.1 (October 3, 1997)
  • Windows 98 Beta 3 (December 12, 1997)

Operating Systems[edit | edit source]

  • Mac OS 8.0 (July 26, 1997)

Service Pack Updates[edit | edit source]

  • Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 3 (May 15, 1997)*
  • Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2.5 (November 26, 1997)

(*) This service pack is required before installing most components that also require at least Windows 95.

PC Components[edit | edit source]

  • Internet Explorer 3.0 for Mac (January 8, 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 3.02 (March 20, 1997)
  • Macromedia Flash 2.0 (June 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 4.0 (September 30, 1997)
  • Internet Explorer 4.01 (November 18, 1997)

CD-ROMs[edit | edit source]

Websites launched this year[edit | edit source]

  • The Mushroom Kingdom (March 24, 1997)
  • Super Mario Bros. Headquarters (August 1, 1997)
  • BarneyOnline.com
  • Nintendo.com (second generation) (November 1997)
  • Diddy Kong Racing (www.dkr.com) (November 1997)

Websites shut down this year[edit | edit source]

  • Books That Work (www.btw.com)

Vehicles introduced this year[edit | edit source]

  • 1998 Audi A6 (Q4 1997)
  • 1998 BMW 323i (2-door convertible and coupe only)
  • 1998 Cadillac Seville (September 9, 1997)
  • 1998 Chevrolet Corvette (2-door convertible) (September 1997)
  • 1998 Chevrolet Prizm/Toyota Corolla
  • 1998 Chrysler Concorde/Dodge Intrepid
  • 1998 Chrysler Town & Country
  • 1998 Dodge Durango (September 5, 1997)
  • 1998 Dodge Intrepid
  • 1998 Ford Contour (May 20, 1997)
  • 1998 Ford Escort ZX2 (April 17, 1997)
  • 1998 Ford Ranger
  • 1998 Honda Accord (August 26, 1997)
  • 1997 Honda CR-V (February 1997)
  • 1998 Hyundai Accent GSi (May 6, 1997)
  • 1998 Hyundai Sonata (July 9, 1997)
  • 1997 Hyundai Tiburon (Q1 1997)
  • 1998 Isuzu Rodeo
  • 1998 Jaguar XJ8 (September 1997)
  • 1998 Kia Sephia
  • 1997 Land Rover Discovery XD (January 2, 1997)
  • 1997 Land Rover Range Rover 4.6 HSE (January 2, 1997)
  • 1998 Lexus ES 300
  • 1998 Lexus GS 300/400 (September 3, 1997)
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator (May 14, 1997)
  • 1998 Lincoln Town Car (March 26, 1997)
  • 1998 Mercedes-Benz C43
  • 1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK320
  • 1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 (September 1997)
  • 1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 (January 1997)
  • 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis (September 26, 1997)
  • 1997 Mitsubishi Galant DE
  • 1998 Nissan Altima (May 29, 1997)
  • 1998 Nissan Frontier (October 27, 1997)
  • 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue (May 5, 1997)
  • 1998 Suzuki Esteem (4-door station wagon)
  • 1998 Suzuki Sidekick
  • 1998 Suzuki X-90
  • 1998 Toyota Sienna (September 1997)
  • 1998 Volkswagen New Beetle
  • 1998 Volkswagen Passat
  • 1998 Volvo C70/S70/V70

Vehicles discontinued this year[edit | edit source]

  • BMW 318i (2-door convertible and coupe)
  • Buick Skylark/Oldsmobile Achieva (December 4, 1997 as a 1998 model)
  • Eagle Vision (September 5, 1997)
  • Ford Aerostar (August 22, 1997)
  • Ford Aspire (September 26, 1997)
  • Ford Probe (June 20, 1997)
  • Ford Thunderbird LX (September 4, 1997)
  • Honda Accord (4-door station wagon)
  • Honda Civic Del Sol
  • Hyundai Accent GT (June 30, 1997)
  • Infiniti J30 (June 18, 1997)
  • Jaguar XJ12 (April 17, 1997)
  • Jaguar XJ6 (June 1997)
  • Kia Sephia (GS and RS)
  • Land Rover Defender 90
  • Lexus LX 450 (December 1997)
  • Mazda B2300
  • Mazda MX-6
  • Mercedes-Benz C36, E420, S500, S600, and SL320
  • Mercury Cougar XR7 (September 4, 1997)
  • Nissan Hardbody Truck (D21)
  • Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme (February 21, 1997)
  • Porsche 911 Turbo
  • Saab 9000 (CSE ended as a 1998 model)
  • Toyota Paseo
  • Toyota Previa
  • Volvo 850 and 960
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