What is the Ultimate Movie of 1997? - Mad Bracket Status

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

What is the Ultimate Movie of 1997?


Remember 1997? The Spice Girls were singing. The Boy was meeting the World. Tamagotchis were a thing. It was a crazy time. And for nothing was it crazier than the world of cinema.

1997 was a year of change. Movies were breaking the Box Office records. Actor's careers were being cemented. New franchises were born as old franchises fell. So we at Mad Bracket Status decided to take a look at the films involved and see which one was the most important. The most influential. The Ultimate Film of 1997.

Below are the top sixteen movies of 1997. It is seeded by each movie's overall domestic box office. You may note that not every movie from 1997 made it to the bracket. There were some movies on the list that we deemed more...ultimate...than others that just happened to be much lower in the box office performance than others. Here are the competitors.


1 Titanic vs 16 Air Bud
2 Men in Black vs 15 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
3 Liar Liar vs 14 Starship Troopers
4 Air Force One vs 13 Anastasia
5 Good Will Hunting vs 12 The Fifth Element
6 Face/Off vs 11 L.A. Confidential
7 Batman and Robin vs 10 Flubber
8 Con Air vs 9 Hercules


So here is where you come in. Vote on the first round on our polling page. You can look at the entire bracket here. We encourage you to share this bracket with friends or enemies of yours who love law enforcement or action movies. The results of the voting will be announced on the next Mad Bracket Status show, which we stream live on our Facebook page

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