Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1996

1. Fargo (1996) Fargo (1996)
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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. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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 | Fantasy | Horror | Thriller 108 mins.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
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.
10. 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.