"The impossible made possible"11 February 199752 mins
Learn the origins of tricks that have amazed and befuddled audiences for centuries in this exhaustive survey of the world of magic, from the magicians of ancient Egypt to the top magicians of the 1990s. This magical mystery tour covers the classic "cups and balls" routine; the whistle-blowing book that saved wizards from getting burned at the stake; and interviews with such modern masters as Lance Burton, Eugene Burger and Jeff McBride.
Everyone's favorite novice wizard, Harry Potter, continues his high-flying adventures at Hogwarts. This time around, Harry ignores warnings not to return to school - that is, if he values his life - to investigate a mysterious series of attacks with Ron and Hermione.
The high-seas adventures of happy-go-lucky troublemaker Captain Jack Sparrow, young Will Turner and headstrong beauty Elizabeth Swann continues as Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Popular movie trailers from 1997
These some of the most viewed trailers for movies released in 1997:
Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.