Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1996

1. 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 Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive. Dir: Roland Emmerich With: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 145 mins.
2. 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.
3. Fargo (1996) Fargo (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 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.
4. 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 | Family | Fantasy 98 mins.
5. Romeo + Juliet (1996) Romeo + Juliet (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 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.
6. Sling Blade (1996) Sling Blade (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 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.
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.
8. The Arrival (1996) The Arrival (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Zane, an astronomer, discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it. Dir: David Twohy With: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff Sci-Fi | Thriller 115 mins.
9. Scream (1996) Scream (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game. Dir: Wes Craven With: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette Horror | Mystery 111 mins.
10. Jingle All the Way (1996) Jingle All the Way (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
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. Dir: Brian Levant With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman Comedy | Family 89 mins.