1997 was indeed a great year for pop culture. Apart from some unforgettable events in Hollywood and some great music, it also gave the world some legendary films which we have since then fallen in love with, including one of the best films of all time. And now in 2017, these films are celebrating their 20th anniversary. To pay our tribute to them, it’s time to hit back and take a look at the 10 legendary films that turns 20 in 2017. So, what are you waiting for?
- As Good as It Gets
Kickstarting the list at number 10 is the Oscar winning romcom film As Good as It Gets. Directed by James L. Brooks and starring Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr., Shirley knight and Skeet Ulrich, the film was released on December 23, 1997. The film revolves around the unlikely friendship that is formed between a bigoted writer and his gay neighbour artist after the former has to take care of his dog due to the later going through an accident and how in the process he fells in love with the neighbour’s waitress mother. Nominated for seven Academy awards, it won the Oscar for Best Actor is a Leading Role for Nicholson and Best Actress in a Leading Role for Hunt. With his win, Nicholson became the fourth person to win at least three Oscars in an acting category. Empire magazine ranked it at 140 in its list of “500 Greatest Movies of All Time”. A feel-good cinema, it still never ceases to bring a smile to your face.