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. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Jingle All the Way (1996) Jingle All the Way (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Matilda (1996) 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. Dir: Danny DeVito With: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson Comedy | Fantasy 98 mins.
10. 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.