Time really flies! It’s hard to believe these eight beloved movies were released in 1997 — 20 long years ago.

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1. Selena

Release date: March 21, 1997
Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos

2. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Release date: May 2, 1997
Starring: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley

3. Hercules

Release date: June 13, 1997
Starring: Tate Donovan, Danny DeVito, James Woods

4. Men in Black

Release date: July 2, 1997
Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith

5. Good Will Hunting

Release date: December 5, 1997
Starring: Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Minnie Driver

6. Titanic

Release date: December 19, 1997
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

7. Life is Beautiful

Release date: December 20, 1997
Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

8. As Good As It Gets

Release date: December 25, 1997
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear

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