24 Movies That Turned 20 Years Old This Year
Now that 2017 has (thankfully) almost come to an end, it's time to reminisce. But instead of reminiscing on this garbage year, let's go back to the '90s, when everything was way more fun and carefree. In 1997, a surprising amount of iconic films came out. Remember all of Brendan Fraser's shirtless glory in George of the Jungle? One of Robin Williams's most memorable roles in Good Will Hunting? All that heartbreak from Titanic? All of that definitely turned 20 this year. And that's just the tip of the iceberg . . . pun intended.
Men in Black
Jay (Will Smith) joins a top-secret government organization that must fight alien threats on Planet Earth.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Austin Powers (Mike Myers) is a top-notch British secret agent who's stuck in the height of the '60s, having been cryogenically frozen for 30 years. Oh, and he has an unexplainable sex appeal that women find utterly irresistible.
The timeless story that follows the forbidden love of two passengers on the greatest and most devastating shipwreck in history.
My Best Friend's Wedding
When Julianne (Julia Roberts) finds out her longtime best friend is getting married, she must confront her true, deep feelings for him . . . and do everything to stop the wedding from happening.
Based on the ancient Greek hero of the same name, this Disney classic follows Hercules from his birth on Olympus all the way through his rise to fame and bravery.
I Know What You Did Last Summer
After a group of high school friends accidentally kills an old man and tries to cover their tracks, a masked lunatic seems hellbent on making them pay for what they've done.
A drug-addled, corrupt, and heartbreaking chronicle of well-endowed porn star Dirk Diggler (Mark Wahlberg).
Batman and Robin
Yep, this is the infamous iteration of the caped crusader that features a batsuit with nipples (gasp).
George of the Jungle
As a parody of Tarzan, it follows the same story: a jungle-bound, unrefined muscle man (Brendan Fraser) falls in love with a rich socialite from America (Leslie Mann).
Vincent (Ethan Hawke) has always dreamed of going to space, but as an inferior "invalid" in this futuristic society, he's unable to go. So he assumes the identity of a genetically engineered (valid) named Jerome (Jude Law).
Good Will Hunting
Will (Matt Damon) has a genius IQ but works as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a nearly impossible equation, a professor (Stellan Skarsgard) endeavors to help him reach his full potential.
The Fifth Element
Set in the 23rd Century on Earth, this epic science-fiction blockbuster focuses on a massive fight between good and evil that could determine the fate of the planet . . . and it all boils down to one unsuspecting cab driver (Bruce Willis).
A mad scientist (Robin Williams) invents a hypersensitive, incredibly reactive substance that could mark a major scientific breakthrough. The problem is, this material seems to have a mind of its own.
Demi Moore becomes the ultimate badass and kicks ass at Combined Reconnaissance Team, even when everyone thinks she will fail.
As Good as It Gets
A rude, dysfunctional writer finds his outlook on life changed when he befriends a single mother and his artsy neighbor.
Air Force One
While on his way to Russia on an Air Force One plane, the president of the United States (Harrison Ford) becomes the prisoner of hijackers.
A documentary film crew heads to the depths of the Amazon for a new project. They encounter a monstrous snake that hunts them down one by one.
Tomorrow Never Dies
In the 18th film of the James Bond franchise, 007 must prevent an impending war between China and the United Kingdom. The conflict would give exclusive global coverage to an evil media mogul.
Ghostface returns in this sequel, which takes place two years after the original. The masked killer has returned with a vengeance, and a new string of murders plagues the small town.
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
Romy and Michele have been best friends for a long, long time. The two decide to go to their high school reunion together, and they have the perfect way to get there: road trip!
In order to foil a high-profile extortion plot, an FBI agent (John Travolta) impersonates a wanted criminal (Nicolas Cage) by literally receiving a facial transplant from him. All goes to hell, though, when the criminal awakens and dons the face of the FBI agent in return.
A high-profile lawyer (Jim Carrey) finds himself unable to lie thanks to a birthday wish made by his disappointed son. For 24 hours, all he can do is tell the truth.
The Full Monty
A group of down-on-their-luck and unemployed steel workers put together a male striptease act.
An army of humans in this dystopic, military-driven future must fight a battle against gigantic alien bugs.