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. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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 KKK. Dir: Joel Schumacher With: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson Crime | Drama | Thriller 149 mins.
6. 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.
7. 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.
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.
9. 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.
10. 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.