Arnold Schwarzenegger starred in two hit movies in 1997. These are the other hit films from the year, followed by a short list of credits.

  1. Air Force One - Harrison Ford, Glenn Close, Donna Bullock. Directed by Wolfgang Peterson, Written by Andrew Marlowe
  2. As Good as It Gets - Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear. Directed by James L. Brooks, Written by Mark Andrus (story & screenplay)
  3. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery - Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell. Directed by Jay Roach, Written by Mike Myers
  4. Batman & Robin - Arnold Schwarzenagger, Alicia Silverstone, Elle Macpherson. Directed by Directed by Joel Schumacher, Written by (characters) Bob Kane & Akiva Goldsman
  5. Face/Off - John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen. Directed by John Woo, written by Mike Werb & Michael Colleary
  6. Fifth Element - Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Luke Perry. Directed by Luc Besson, written by (story) Luc Besson, screenplay by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen
  7. Full Monty - Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy, Lelsey Sharp. Directed by Peter Cattaneo, written by Simon Beaufoy
  8. Good Will Hunting - Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck. Directed by Gus Van Sant, written by Matt Damon & Ben Affleck
  9. I Know What You Did Last Summer - Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michell Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr. Directed by Jim Gillespie, written by (novel) Lois Duncan, screenplay by Kevin Williamson
  10. The Lost Word - Jeff Goldbum, Julianne Moore, Arliss Howard. Directed by Steven Spielberg, written by (novel), Michael Crichton, screenplay by David Koepp
  11. Liar Liar - Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Jennifer Tilly. Directed by Tom Shadyac, written by Paul Guay & Stephen Mazur
  12. Mouse Hunt - Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Vicki Lewis. Directed by Gore Verbinski, written by Adam Rifkin
  13. Predator - Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carillo. Directed by John McTiernan, written by Jim Thomas & John Thomas
  14. Scream 2 - David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox. Directed by Wes Craven, written by Kevin Williamson
  15. Speed II - Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric, Brian McCardie. Directed by Jan deBont, written by (characters) Graham Yost, (story) Jan deBont, screenplay by Jeff Nathanson & Randall McCormick
  16. Starship Troopers - Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Jake Busey. Directed by Paul Verhoeven, written by (book) Robert A. Heinlein, screenplay by Edward Neumeier
  17. The Devil's Advocate - Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Connie Nielson. Directed by Taylor Hackford, written by (novel) Andrew Neiderman, Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin & Tony Gilroy
  18. Titanic - Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane. Directed & written by James Cameron