1996 Movies Page 1

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0 Fargo (1996) Fargo genre R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller Fargo tell story about " 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." Fargo directed by: Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare
1 Matilda (1996) Matilda genre PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy Matilda tell story about " 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." Matilda directed by: Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz
2 Trainspotting (1996) Trainspotting genre R | 94 min | Drama Trainspotting tell story about " 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." Trainspotting directed by: Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd
3 From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) From Dusk Till Dawn genre R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Horror From Dusk Till Dawn tell story about " Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results." From Dusk Till Dawn directed by: Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis, Quentin Tarantino
4 Romeo Juliet (1996) Romeo + Juliet genre PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance Romeo + Juliet tell story about " Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue." Romeo + Juliet directed by: Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau
5 Jingle All the Way (1996) Jingle All the Way genre PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family Jingle All the Way tell story about " 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." Jingle All the Way directed by: Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson
6 Scream (1996) Scream genre R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery Scream tell story about " 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." Scream directed by: Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich
7 Independence Day (1996) Independence Day genre PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi Independence Day tell story about " 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." Independence Day directed by: Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell
8 Happy Gilmore (1996) Happy Gilmore genre PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Sport Happy Gilmore tell story about " A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house." Happy Gilmore directed by: Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen, Frances Bay
9 Sleepers (1996) Sleepers genre R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller Sleepers tell story about " After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Over ten years later, they get their chance for revenge." Sleepers directed by: Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric
10 The Rock (1996) The Rock genre R | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller The Rock tell story about " 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." The Rock directed by: Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer
11 A Time to Kill (1996) A Time to Kill genre R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller A Time to Kill tell story about " In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan." A Time to Kill directed by: Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey
12 Twister (1996) Twister genre PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama Twister tell story about " 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." Twister directed by: Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz
13 Primal Fear (1996) Primal Fear genre R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery Primal Fear tell story about " An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep." Primal Fear directed by: Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton, John Mahoney
14 Fear (1996) Fear genre R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller Fear tell story about " When Nicole met David; handsome, charming, affectionate, he was everything. It seemed perfect, but soon she sees that David has a darker side. And his adoration turns to obsession, their dream into a nightmare, and her love into fear." Fear directed by: Director: James Foley | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen, Amy Brenneman
15 The English Patient (1996) The English Patient genre R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War The English Patient tell story about " At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair." The English Patient directed by: Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas
16 Jerry Maguire (1996) Jerry Maguire genre R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance Jerry Maguire tell story about " 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 agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former secretary." Jerry Maguire directed by: Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston
17 Kingpin (1996) Kingpin genre PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Sport Kingpin tell story about " A star bowler whose career was prematurely "cut off" hopes to ride a new prodigy to success and riches." Kingpin directed by: Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray, Vanessa Angel
18 The Birdcage (1996) The Birdcage genre R | 117 min | Comedy The Birdcage tell story about " A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents." The Birdcage directed by: Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest
19 Mars Attacks (1996) Mars Attacks! genre PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi Mars Attacks! tell story about " Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor." Mars Attacks! directed by: Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Annette Bening
20 That Thing You Do (1996) That Thing You Do! genre PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music That Thing You Do! tell story about " A local Pennsylvania band scores a one hit wonder in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as they can, with lots of help from its manager." That Thing You Do! directed by: Director: Tom Hanks | Stars: Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron, Tom Everett Scott
21 Mission Impossible (1996) Mission: Impossible genre PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller Mission: Impossible tell story about " An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization." Mission: Impossible directed by: Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny
22 Space Jam (1996) Space Jam genre PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy Space Jam tell story about " In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan." Space Jam directed by: Director: Joe Pytka | Stars: Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Manner Washington
23 Don t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996) Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood genre R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood tell story about " "Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking your Juice in the Hood" is a parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance "Boyz n the Hood", "South Central", "... See full summary » " Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood directed by: Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Tracey Cherelle Jones
24 The Craft (1996) The Craft genre R | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror The Craft tell story about " A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who even slightly anger them." The Craft directed by: Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True
25 Striptease (1996) Striptease genre R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama Striptease tell story about " A stripper and single mother gets dragged into a dangerous situation after a congressman takes a fancy to her." Striptease directed by: Director: Andrew Bergman | Stars: Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, Armand Assante, Ving Rhames
26 Hamlet (1996) Hamlet genre PG-13 | 242 min | Drama Hamlet tell story about " Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing." Hamlet directed by: Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet
27 Crash (1996) Crash genre NC-17 | 100 min | Drama Crash tell story about " After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife." Crash directed by: Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas, Deborah Kara Unger
28 101 Dalmatians (1996) 101 Dalmatians genre G | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime 101 Dalmatians tell story about " 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." 101 Dalmatians directed by: Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright
29 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) The Hunchback of Notre Dame genre G | 91 min | Animation, Drama, Family The Hunchback of Notre Dame tell story about " A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer." The Hunchback of Notre Dame directed by: Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Mary Kay Bergman, Corey Burton
30 Beautiful Girls (1996) Beautiful Girls genre R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance Beautiful Girls tell story about " A piano player at a crossroads in his life returns home to his friends and their own problems with life and love." Beautiful Girls directed by: Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Noah Emmerich, Annabeth Gish
31 The Crucible (1996) The Crucible genre PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, History The Crucible tell story about " A Salem resident attempts to frame her ex-lover's wife for being a witch in the middle of the 1692 witchcraft trials." The Crucible directed by: Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen
32 The First Wives Club (1996) The First Wives Club genre PG | 103 min | Comedy The First Wives Club tell story about " Reunited by the death of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on the husbands who left them for younger women." The First Wives Club directed by: Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler, Diane Keaton, Maggie Smith
33 Bound (1996) Bound genre R | 108 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller Bound tell story about " Corky, a tough female ex con and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend Caesar." Bound directed by: Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano, John P. Ryan
34 Sling Blade (1996) Sling Blade genre R | 135 min | Drama Sling Blade tell story about " 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." Sling Blade directed by: Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter
35 Gef hl und Verf hrung (1996) Gefühl und Verführung genre R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance Gefühl und Verführung tell story about " After her mother commits suicide, nineteen year old Lucy Harmon travels to Italy to have her picture painted. However, she has other reasons for wanting to go. She wants to renew her ... See full summary » " Gefühl und Verführung directed by: Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Liv Tyler, Carlo Cecchi, Sinéad Cusack
36 The Cable Guy (1996) The Cable Guy genre PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller The Cable Guy tell story about " A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences." The Cable Guy directed by: Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, Jack Black
37 First Contact (1996) First Contact genre PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama First Contact tell story about " The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed." First Contact directed by: Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton
38 Big Night (1996) Big Night genre R | 109 min | Drama, Romance Big Night tell story about " A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business." Big Night directed by: Directors: Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Marc Anthony, Larry Block
39 The Frighteners (1996) The Frighteners genre R | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror The Frighteners tell story about " After a tragic car accident kills his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people. However, when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead." The Frighteners directed by: Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin
40 DragonHeart (1996) DragonHeart genre PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy DragonHeart tell story about " The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying knight must cooperate to stop an evil king who was given partial immortality." DragonHeart directed by: Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, Dina Meyer, Pete Postlethwaite
41 The Arrival (1996) The Arrival genre PG-13 | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller The Arrival tell story about " 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." The Arrival directed by: Director: David Twohy | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Shane
42 James and the Giant Peach (1996) James and the Giant Peach genre PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family James and the Giant Peach tell story about " An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City." James and the Giant Peach directed by: Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow
43 The People vs Larry Flynt (1996) The People vs. Larry Flynt genre R | 129 min | Biography, Drama The People vs. Larry Flynt tell story about " A partially idealized and fictionalized film of the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech for all people." The People vs. Larry Flynt directed by: Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Brett Harrelson
44 Swingers (1996) Swingers genre R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama Swingers tell story about " Wannabe actors become regulars in the stylish neo-lounge scene; Trent teaches his friend Mike the unwritten rules of the scene." Swingers directed by: Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Heather Graham, Jon Favreau, Ron Livingston
45 Escape from L A (1996) Escape from L.A. genre R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi Escape from L.A. tell story about " Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported." Escape from L.A. directed by: Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Stacy Keach, Peter Fonda
46 The Island of Dr Moreau (1996) The Island of Dr. Moreau genre PG-13 | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller The Island of Dr. Moreau tell story about " After being rescued and brought to an island, a man discovers that its inhabitants are experimental animals being turned into strange-looking humans, all of it the work of a visionary doctor." The Island of Dr. Moreau directed by: Directors: John Frankenheimer, Richard Stanley | Stars: David Thewlis, Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, Fairuza Balk
47 Emma (1996) Emma genre PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance Emma tell story about " In rural 1800s England things go bad for a young matchmaker after she finds a man for another woman." Emma directed by: Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi, Alan Cumming
48 Das Phantom (1996) Das Phantom genre PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy Das Phantom tell story about " The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power." Das Phantom directed by: Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones
49 The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) The Long Kiss Goodnight genre R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama The Long Kiss Goodnight tell story about " A woman suffering from amnesia begins to recover her memories after trouble from her past finds her again." The Long Kiss Goodnight directed by: Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima, Craig Bierko