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1. Trainspotting (1996) Trainspotting (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends. Dir: Danny Boyle With: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller Drama 94 mins.
381,995
2. Independence Day (1996) Independence Day (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man's best weapon is the will to survive. Dir: Roland Emmerich With: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 145 mins.
358,038
3. Fargo (1996) Fargo (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson. Dir: Joel Coen With: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi Crime | Drama | Thriller 98 mins.
354,180
4. Mission: Impossible (1996) Mission: Impossible (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization. Dir: Brian De Palma With: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart Action | Adventure | Thriller 110 mins.
241,501
5. The Rock (1996) The Rock (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco. Dir: Michael Bay With: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris Action | Adventure | Thriller 136 mins.
230,149
6. Scream (1996) Scream (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A masked killer begins murdering teenagers in a small town, and as the body count rises, one girl and her friends contemplate the "rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one. Dir: Wes Craven With: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette Horror | Mystery 111 mins.
189,052
7. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results. Dir: Robert Rodriguez With: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis Action | Crime | Horror 108 mins.
180,836
8. Jerry Maguire (1996) Jerry Maguire (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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. Dir: Cameron Crowe With: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport 139 mins.
160,867
9. Mars Attacks! (1996) Mars Attacks! (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor. Dir: Tim Burton With: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker Comedy | Sci-Fi 106 mins.
147,995
10. Romeo + Juliet (1996) Romeo + Juliet (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. Dir: Baz Luhrmann With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo Drama | Romance 120 mins.
142,124
11. Sleepers (1996) Sleepers (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge. Dir: Barry Levinson With: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt Crime | Drama | Thriller 147 mins.
137,639
12. Happy Gilmore (1996) Happy Gilmore (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house. Dir: Dennis Dugan With: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen Comedy | Sport 92 mins.
128,565
13. Twister (1996) Twister (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
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. Dir: Jan de Bont With: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes Action | Adventure | Drama | Thriller 113 mins.
128,239
14. The English Patient (1996) The English Patient (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair. Dir: Anthony Minghella With: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe Drama | Romance | War 162 mins.
120,934
15. Primal Fear (1996) Primal Fear (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep. Dir: Gregory Hoblit With: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 129 mins.
110,570
16. The Cable Guy (1996) 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. Dir: Ben Stiller With: Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann Comedy | Drama | Thriller 96 mins.
104,122
17. Star Trek: First Contact (1996) Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
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Captain Picard and his crew pursue the Borg back in time to stop them from preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. They also make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes his famous maiden flight at warp speed. Dir: Jonathan Frakes With: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller 111 mins.
88,228
18. Ransom (1996) Ransom (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals. Dir: Ron Howard With: Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise, Rene Russo Crime | Thriller 121 mins.
87,431
19. Space Jam (1996) Space Jam (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Michael Jordan agrees to help the Looney Toons play a basketball game vs. alien slavers to determine their freedom. Dir: Joe Pytka With: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Sport 88 mins.
85,977
20. A Time to Kill (1996) A Time to Kill (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the K.K.K. Dir: Joel Schumacher With: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson Crime | Drama | Thriller 149 mins.
83,267
21. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer. Dir: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise With: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Tom Hulce Animation | Drama | Family | Musical | Romance 91 mins.
76,843
22. The Nutty Professor (1996) The Nutty Professor (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Grossly overweight Prof. Sherman Klump, desperate to lose weight takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love. Dir: Tom Shadyac With: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn Comedy | Fantasy | Romance | Sci-Fi 95 mins.
73,621
23. Matilda (1996) Matilda (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
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. Dir: Danny DeVito With: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson Comedy | Fantasy 98 mins.
72,884
24. Eraser (1996) Eraser (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A Witness Protection specialist becomes suspicious of his co-workers when dealing with a case involving high-tech weapons. Dir: Chuck Russell With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vanessa Williams, James Caan Action | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 115 mins.
71,994
25. DragonHeart (1996) 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. Dir: Rob Cohen With: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy 103 mins.
70,942
26. Broken Arrow (1996) Broken Arrow (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Terrorists steal nuclear warheads from the U.S. military but don't count on a pilot and park ranger spoiling their plans. Dir: John Woo With: John Travolta, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis Action | Adventure | Thriller 108 mins.
69,607
27. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996) The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A partially idealized film of the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech for all people. Dir: Milos Forman With: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton Biography | Drama 129 mins.
65,182
28. Sling Blade (1996) Sling Blade (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town. Dir: Billy Bob Thornton With: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh Drama 135 mins.
64,522
29. The Frighteners (1996) The Frighteners (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After a tragic car accident that killed his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people but when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead. Dir: Peter Jackson With: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson Comedy | Horror 110 mins.
62,118
30. 101 Dalmatians (1996) 101 Dalmatians (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
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. Dir: Stephen Herek With: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson Adventure | Comedy 103 mins.
61,030
31. Jingle All the Way (1996) Jingle All the Way (1996)
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A father decides to dream the impossible; to get a Turbo Man action figure for his son just before Christmas. Dir: Brian Levant With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman Comedy | Family 89 mins.
58,640
32. Swingers (1996) Swingers (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Wannabe actors become regulars in the stylish neo-lounge scene; Trent teaches his friend Mike the unwritten rules of the scene. Dir: Doug Liman With: Vince Vaughn, Heather Graham, Jon Favreau Comedy | Drama 96 mins.
57,891
33. Phenomenon (1996) Phenomenon (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis. Dir: Jon Turteltaub With: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker Drama | Fantasy | Romance | Sci-Fi 123 mins.
57,577
34. Kingpin (1996) Kingpin (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A star bowler whose career was prematurely "cut off" hopes to ride a new prodigy to success and riches. Dir: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly With: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray Comedy | Sport 113 mins.
56,214
35. The Birdcage (1996) The Birdcage (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents. Dir: Mike Nichols With: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman Comedy 117 mins.
55,021
36. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A woman suffering from amnesia begins to recover her memories after trouble from her past finds her again. Dir: Renny Harlin With: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 121 mins.
54,191
37. Dragon Ball Z (1996 TV Series) Dragon Ball Z (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies. With: Jôji Yanami, Masako Nozawa, Christopher Sabat Animation | Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Thriller 24 mins.
52,334
38. The Craft (1996) The Craft (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
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. Dir: Andrew Fleming With: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell Drama | Fantasy | Horror | Thriller 101 mins.
49,004
39. Bottle Rocket (1996) Bottle Rocket (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Focusing on a trio of friends and their elaborate plan to pull off a simple robbery and go on the run. Dir: Wes Anderson With: Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Ned Dowd Comedy | Crime | Drama 91 mins.
45,765
40. Daylight (1996) Daylight (1996)
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Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety. Dir: Rob Cohen With: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen Action | Adventure | Drama | Thriller 114 mins.
45,720
41. Escape from L.A. (1996) Escape from L.A. (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported. Dir: John Carpenter With: Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Stacy Keach Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller 101 mins.
45,096
42. That Thing You Do! (1996) That Thing You Do! (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager. Dir: Tom Hanks With: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron Comedy | Drama | Music 108 mins.
44,968
43. James and the Giant Peach (1996) James and the Giant Peach (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City. Dir: Henry Selick With: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Musical 79 mins.
42,444
44. Breaking the Waves (1996) Breaking the Waves (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another. Dir: Lars von Trier With: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge Drama | Romance 159 mins.
42,149
45. Everybody Loves Raymond (1996 TV Series) Everybody Loves Raymond (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
It never stops for successful sports writer Ray Barone, whose oddball family life consists of a fed up wife, overbearing parents, and an older brother with lifelong jealousy. With: Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett Comedy 23 mins.
41,682
46. Jack (1996) Jack (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
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. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Brian Kerwin Comedy | Drama | Fantasy 113 mins.
41,273
47. The Ghost and the Darkness (1996) The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Set in 1898, this movie is based on the true story of two lions in Africa that killed 35 people over a nine month period... Dir: Stephen Hopkins With: Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson Adventure | Drama | Horror | Thriller 109 mins.
41,060
48. Last Man Standing (1996) Last Man Standing (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A drifting gunslinger-for-hire finds himself in the middle of an ongoing war between the Irish and Italian mafia in a Prohibition era ghost town. Dir: Walter Hill With: Bruce Willis, Bruce Dern, William Sanderson Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller | Western 101 mins.
39,928
49. Shine (1996) Shine (1996)
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Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim. Dir: Scott Hicks With: Geoffrey Rush, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Justin Braine Biography | Drama | Music | Romance 105 mins.
38,844
50. Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The dimwitted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set. Dir: Mike Judge, Mike de Seve With: Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Crime 81 mins.
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