Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1996

1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Scream (1996) Scream (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A masked killer begins killing teenagers in the small town of Woodsboro. One young girl and her friends realise that as the number of deaths go up, to survive they must follow the rules or horror movies. Dir: Wes Craven With: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette Horror | Mystery 111 mins.
10. 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.