THE 1996 AWESOME COUNT DOWN!!!!

From the best to the worst of 1996.
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1.
Mission: Impossible (1996)
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An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization. (110 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
2.
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
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The Borg travel back in time intended on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed. (111 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Frakes
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
3.
Matilda (1996)
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Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable. (98 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
4.
Happy Gilmore (1996)
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A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house. (92 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
5.
Harriet the Spy (1996)
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Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. But when Harriet's friends find her secret notebook the tables are turned on her. Can she win her friends back and still keep on going with the spy business? (100 mins.)
Director: Bronwen Hughes
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
6.
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
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This installment of Chan's Police Story series has our hero trying to locate a missing nuclear warhead. (107 mins.)
Director: Stanley Tong
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
7.
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
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The Muppets' twist on the classic tale. (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Henson
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
8.
First Kid (1996)
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Luke Davenport is the thirteen-year-old son of Paul Davenport, the President of the United States, and first lady Linda Davenport... (101 mins.)
Director: David M. Evans
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
9.
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
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An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City. (79 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ Loved it ” - sedr25
 
10.
101 Dalmatians (1996)
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A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion. (103 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
11.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
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A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer. (91 mins.)
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
12.
Twister (1996)
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Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes. (113 mins.)
Director: Jan de Bont
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
13.
Jerry Maguire (1996)
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When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him. (139 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
14.
One Fine Day (1996)
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The lives of two strangers and their young children unexpectedly intersect on one hectic, stressful day in New York City. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
15.
Black Sheep (1996)
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A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election. (87 mins.)
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
16.
Multiplicity (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated. (117 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
17.
Jingle All the Way (1996)
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A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas, however, every store is sold out of them, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one. (89 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
18.
D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
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The unruly team of hockey misfits grows up a bit and receives scholarships to a prestigious prep school, where they take on the snotty varsity team. (104 mins.)
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
19.
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
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A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening... (90 mins.)
Director: Arlene Sanford
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
20.
DragonHeart (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying knight must cooperate to stop an evil king who was given partial immortality. (103 mins.)
Director: Rob Cohen
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
21.
Eddie (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team... (100 mins.)
Director: Steve Rash
“ Liked it ” - sedr25
 
22.
Jack (1996)
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Because of an unusual aging disorder that has aged him four times faster than a normal human being, a boy enters the fifth grade for the first time with the appearance of a 40 year old man. (113 mins.)
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
23.
The Cable Guy (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences. (96 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
24.
The Nutty Professor (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
25.
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
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Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to... (123 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
26.
The Phantom (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power. (100 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
27.
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Shadow, Sassy, and Chance have to find their way home after they become stranded at the San Francisco International Airport as their owners fly to Canada on vacation. (89 mins.)
Director: David R. Ellis
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
28.
Independence Day (1996)
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The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive. (145 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
29.
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
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One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major... (96 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
30.
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996)
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Charlie and Itchy return to Earth to find Gabriel's Horn, but along the way meet up with a young boy named David, who ran away from home. (82 mins.)
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
31.
Space Jam (1996)
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In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan. (88 mins.)
Director: Joe Pytka
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
32.
Kazaam (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
A troubled kid inadvertently releases a genie, who must grant him any three wishes he requests. (93 mins.)
Director: Paul M. Glaser
“ It's Okay ” - sedr25
 
33.
Mars Attacks! (1996)
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Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor. (106 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Hated it ” - sedr25
 
34.
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
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Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. (120 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ Hated it ” - sedr25
 
35.
The Craft (1996)
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A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who even slightly anger them. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Fleming
“ Hated it ” - sedr25
 
36.
Fear (1996)
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When Nicole met David; handsome, charming, affectionate, he was everything. It seemed perfect, but soon she sees that David has a darker side. And his adoration turns to obsession, their dream into a nightmare, and her love into fear. (97 mins.)
Director: James Foley
“ Hated it ” - sedr25