1996 in film

Highest-grossing films

The top ten films released in 1996 by worldwide gross are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1996[1]
RankTitleDistributorWorldwide gross
1. Independence Day 20th Century Fox $817,400,891
2. Twister Warner Bros. / Universal Pictures $494,471,524
3. Mission: Impossible Paramount $457,696,359
4. The Rock Disney $335,062,621
5. The Hunchback of Notre Dame $325,338,851
6. 101 Dalmatians $320,689,294
7. Ransom $309,492,681
8. The Nutty Professor Universal $273,961,019
9. Jerry Maguire Sony $273,552,592
10. Eraser Warner Bros. $242,295,562

Events

Award ceremonies

Awards

Category/Organization54th Golden Globe Awards
January 19, 1997
2nd Critics' Choice Awards
January 20, 1997
Producers, Directors, Screen Actors, and Writers Guild Awards69th Academy Awards
March 24, 1997
50th BAFTA Awards
April 29, 1997
DramaMusical or Comedy
Best FilmThe English PatientEvitaFargoThe English Patient
Best DirectorMiloš Forman
The People vs. Larry Flynt
Anthony Minghella
The English Patient
Joel and Ethan Coen
Fargo
Best ActorGeoffrey Rush
Shine
Tom Cruise
Jerry Maguire
Geoffrey Rush
Shine
Best ActressBrenda Blethyn
Secrets & Lies
Madonna
Evita
Frances McDormand
Fargo
Brenda Blethyn
Secrets & Lies
Best Supporting ActorEdward Norton
Primal Fear
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Jerry Maguire
Paul Scofield
The Crucible
Best Supporting ActressLauren Bacall
The Mirror Has Two Faces
Joan Allen
The Crucible
Lauren Bacall
The Mirror Has Two Faces
Juliette Binoche
The English Patient
Best Screenplay, AdaptedScott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
The People vs. Larry Flynt
Anthony Minghella
The English Patient
Billy Bob Thornton
Sling Blade
Anthony Minghella
The English Patient
Best Screenplay, OriginalJoel and Ethan Coen
Fargo
Mike Leigh
Secrets & Lies
Best Original ScoreThe English Patient
Gabriel Yared
N/AN/AThe English Patient
Gabriel Yared
Best Original Song"You Must Love Me"
Evita
N/AN/A"You Must Love Me"
Evita
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Best Foreign Language FilmKolyaRidiculeN/AKolyaRidicule

1996 wide-released movies

January–March

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5 12 MonkeysUniversal PicturesTerry Gilliam (director); David Peoples, Janet Peoples (screenplay); Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher PlummerSci-FiLive action
12 Bio-DomeMetro-Goldwyn-MayerJason Bloom (director); Adam Leff, Mitchell Peck, Jason Blumenthal (screenplay); Pauly Shore, Stephen Baldwin, William Atherton, Joey Adams, Teresa Hill, Kylie MinogueComedyLive action
Don't Be a MenaceMiramax Films / Island PicturesParis Barclay (director); Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Phil Beauman (screenplay); Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Vivica A. Fox, Lahmard Tate, Helen Martin, Chris Spencer, Suli McCullough, Tracey Cherelle JonesComedyLive action
Dunston Checks In20th Century FoxKen Kwapis (director); John Hopkins, Bruce Graham (screenplay); Jason Alexander, Faye Dunaway, Eric Lloyd, Rupert Everett, Glenn Shadix, Paul ReubensComedyLive action
Eye for an EyeParamount PicturesJohn Schlesinger (director); Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa (screenplay); Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Beverly D'Angelo, Joe MantegnaCrime, ThrillerLive action
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond CyberspaceNew Line CinemaFarhad Mann (director/screenplay); Patrick Bergin, Matt Frewer, Austin O'BrienSci-FiLive action
Two If by SeaWarner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek ProductionsBill Bennett (director); Sandra Bullock, Denis Leary, Stephen Dillane, Yaphet KottoCrime, ComedyLive action
17 From Dusk till DawnDimension FilmsRobert Rodriguez (director); Quentin Tarantino (screenplay); George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Keitel, Juliette LewisCrime, HorrorLive action
26 Bed of RosesNew Line CinemaMichael Goldenberg (director/screenplay); Mary Stuart Masterson, Christian Slater, Pamela Adlon, Josh BrolinRomanceLive action
Big BullyWarner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek ProductionsSteve Miner (director); Mark Steven Johnson (screenplay); Rick Moranis, Tom Arnold, Julianne Phillips, Carol Kane, Jeffrey Tambor, Curtis Armstrong, Don KnottsComedy, DramaLive action
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2 Black SheepParamount PicturesPenelope Spheeris (director); Fred Wolf (screenplay); Chris Farley, David Spade, Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole, Gary BuseyComedyLive action
Dead Man WalkingGramercy Pictures / PolyGram Filmed EntertainmentTim Robbins (director/screenplay); Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Margo Martindale, Robert Prosky, Lois Smith, Jack Black, Celia WestonCrime, DramaLive action
The JurorColumbia PicturesBrian Gibson (director); Irwin Winkler (screenplay); Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, James Gandolfini, Anne Heche, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lindsay CrouseRomance, ThrillerLive action
White SquallHollywood Pictures / Largo EntertainmentRidley Scott (director); Todd Robinson (screenplay); Jeff Bridges, John Savage, Caroline Goodall, Ryan Phillippe, Scott Wolf, Balthazar Getty, Jeremy Sisto, Jason Marsden, Eric Michael ColeDramaLive action
9 Beautiful GirlsMiramax FilmsTed Demme (director); Scott Rosenberg (screenplay); Matt Dillon, Lauren Holly, Timothy Hutton, Rosie O'Donnell, Martha Plimpton, Natalie Portman, Michael Rapaport, Mira Sorvino, Uma ThurmanDramaLive action
Broken Arrow20th Century FoxJohn Woo (director); Graham Yost (screenplay); John Travolta, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Delroy Lindo, Bob Gunton, Frank Whaley, Howie LongActionLive action
16 City HallColumbia Pictures / Castle Rock EntertainmentHarold Becker (director); Kenneth Lipper, Paul Schrader, Nicholas Pileggi, Bo Goldman (screenplay); Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda, Danny Aiello, Richard Schiff, David Paymer, Martin Landau, Tony FranciosaThrillerLive action
Happy GilmoreUniversal PicturesDennis Dugan (director); Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler (screenplay); Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen, Frances Bay, Carl WeathersComedy, SportsLive action
Mr. WrongTouchstone PicturesNick Castle (director); Chris Matheson, Kerry Ehrin, Craig Munson (screenplay); Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Pullman, Joan Cusack, Dean Stockwell, Joan PlowrightRomance, ComedyLive action
Muppet Treasure IslandWalt Disney Pictures / Jim Henson ProductionsBrian Henson (director); Jerry Juhl, James V. Hart, Kirk R. Thatcher (screenplay); Tim Curry, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson, Kevin Clash, Frank OzComedy, Adventure, Musical, FamilyLive action
23 Before and AfterHollywood Pictures / Caravan PicturesBarbet Schroeder (director); Ted Tally (screenplay); Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong, Julia Weldon, Alfred MolinaDramaLive action
Mary ReillyTriStar PicturesStephen Frears (director); Christopher Hampton (screenplay); Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, George Cole, Michael Gambon, Glenn CloseHorrorLive action
UnforgettableMetro-Goldwyn-MayerJohn Dahl (director); Ray Liotta, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Coyote, Christopher McDonald, Kim CattrallThrillerLive action
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1 Down Periscope20th Century FoxDavid S. Ward (director); Hugh Wilson, Andrew Kurtzman, Eliot Wald (screenplay); Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly, Rob Schneider, Harry Dean Stanton, Bruce Dern, Rip TornComedyLive action
Up Close & PersonalTouchstone Pictures / Cinergi PicturesJon Avnet (director); John Gregory Dunne, Joan Didion (screenplay); Robert Redford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stockard Channing, Joe Mantegna, Kate Nelligan, Glenn Plummer, James RebhornRomance, DramaLive action
8 The BirdcageUnited ArtistsMike Nichols (director); Elaine May (screenplay); Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Hank Azaria, Calista Flockhart, Dan FuttermanComedyLive action
FargoGramercy PicturesThe Coen Brothers (director/screenplay); Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell, Peter StormareCrimeLive action
Hellraiser: BloodlineMiramax FilmsAlan Smithee (director); Peter Atkins (screenplay); Doug Bradley, Bruce Ramsay, Valentina Vargas, Kim Myers, Adam Scott, Christine Harnos, Charlotte Chatton, Mickey Cottrell, Jody St. Michael, Courtland MeadSci-Fi, HorrorLive action
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San FranciscoWalt Disney PicturesDavid R. Ellis (director); Chris Hauty, Julie Hickson (screenplay); Ralph Waite, Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, Robert Hays, Kim Greist, Veronica Lauren, Kevin Chevalia, Benj Thall, Max Perlich, Michael Rispoli, Sinbad, Carla Gugino, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Jon Polito, Adam Goldberg, Stephen Tobolowsky, Ross Malinger, Michael Bell, Tress MacNeille, Al Michaels, Tommy Lasorda, Bob Uecker, Jeff Fischer, Keegan MacIntosh, Sandra Ferens, Andrew AirlieAdventure ComedyLive action
15 EdUniversal PicturesBill Couturié (director); David M. Evans (screenplay); Matt LeBlanc, Jayne Brook, Bill Cobbs, Jack WardenSports, ComedyLive action
Executive DecisionWarner Bros. Pictures / Silver PicturesStuart Baird (director); Jim Thomas, John Thomas (screenplay); Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, John Leguizamo, Oliver Platt, Joe Morton, David Suchet, Steven SeagalActionLive action
Two MuchTouchstone Pictures / Interscope CommunicationsFernando Trueba (director/screenplay); David Trueba (screenplay); Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith, Daryl Hannah, Danny Aiello, Joan Cusack, Eli WallachRomance, ComedyLive action
22 DiaboliqueWarner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek ProductionsJeremiah S. Chechik (director); Henri-Georges Clouzot, Don Roos (screenplay); Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Chazz Palminteri, Kathy Bates, Spalding Gray, Shirley Knight, Allen Garfield, Adam Hann-Byrd, Donal LogueThrillerLive action
Flirting with DisasterMiramax FilmsDavid O. Russell (director/screenplay); Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Téa Leoni, Mary Tyler Moore, George Segal, Alan Alda, Lily TomlinComedyLive action
Girl 620th Century Fox / 40 Acres and a Mule FilmworksSpike Lee (director); Theresa Randle, Isaiah Washington, Spike LeeRomantic Thriller, Black ComedyLive Action
It's My PartyUnited ArtistsRandal Kleiser (director); Eric Roberts, Margaret Cho, Lee Grant, Gregory Harrison, Olivia Newton-John, Marlee Matlin, Bronson Pinchot, George SegalDramaLive Action
29 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2Metro-Goldwyn-MayerPaul Sabella (director); Arne Olsen, Kelly Ward, Mark Young (screenplays); Charlie Sheen, Sheena Easton, Ernest Borgnine, Dom DeLuise, George Hearn, Bebe Neuwirth, Adam WylieMusical, Romance, Comedy, DramaAnimation
A Family ThingUnited ArtistsRichard Pearce (director); Robert Duvall, James Earl JonesDramaLive Action
Sgt. BilkoUniversal Pictures / Imagine EntertainmentJonathan Lynn (director); Andy Breckman (screenplay); Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Phil Hartman, Glenne HeadlyComedyLive action

April–June

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3 A Thin Line Between Love and HateNew Line Cinema / Savoy Pictures / Jackson-McHenry EntertainmentMartin Lawrence (director/screenplay); Bentley Kyle Evans, Kenny Buford, Kim Bass (screenplay); Martin Lawrence, Lynn WhitfieldComedy, RomanceLive action
5 Primal FearParamount Pictures / Rysher EntertainmentGregory Hoblit (director); Steve Shagan, Ann Biderman (screenplay); Richard Gere, Laura Linney, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard, Frances McDormand, Edward NortonCrimeLive action
12 FearUniversal Pictures / Imagine EntertainmentJames Foley (director); Christopher Crowe (screenplay); Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen, Alyssa Milano, Amy BrennemanThrillerLive action
James and the Giant PeachWalt Disney Pictures / Allied FilmmakersHenry Selick (director); Steven Bloom, Karey Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Roberts (screenplay); Paul Terry, Simon Callow, Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon, Jane Leeves, Miriam Margolyes, David Thewlis, Joanna Lumley, Pete PostlethwaiteFantasy, Musical, FamilyLive action/ Animation
Kids in the Hall: Brain CandyParamount Pictures / Lakeshore EntertainmentKelly Makin (director); Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, Scott ThompsonComedyLive action
19 Celtic PrideHollywood Pictures / Caravan PicturesTom DeCerchio (director); Judd Apatow (screenplay); Damon Wayans, Daniel Stern, Dan Aykroyd, Gail O'Grady, Christopher McDonaldComedyLive action
Mrs. WinterbourneTriStar PicturesRichard Benjamin (director); Phoef Sutton, Lisa-Maria Radano (screenplay); Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, Brendan Fraser, Loren DeanRomance, Comedy, DramaLive action
The SubstituteLIVE EntertainmentRobert Mandel (director); Roy Frumkes, Rocco Simonelli (screenplay); Tom Berenger, Ernie Hudson, Diane Venora, Glenn Plummer, Cliff DeYoung, Marc Anthony, Richard Brooks, Raymond Cruz, Luis Guzmán, William ForsytheAction, Crime, ThrillerLive action
26 Mulholland FallsMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Largo Entertainment / The Zanuck CompanyLee Tamahori (director); Pete Dexter (screenplay); Nick Nolte, Melanie Griffith, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn, Jennifer Connelly, Treat Williams, Andrew McCarthy, John Malkovich, Bruce DernCrime, ThrillerLive action
The QuestUniversal PicturesJean-Claude Van Damme (director); Steven Klein, Paul Mones (screenplay); Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roger Moore, James Remar, Janet GunnAction, Martial ArtsLive action
Sunset ParkTriStar Pictures / Jersey FilmsSteve Gomer (director); Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson (screenplay); Rhea Perlman, Fredro StarrSportsLive action
The Truth About Cats & Dogs20th Century FoxMichael Lehmann (director); Audrey Wells (screenplay); Janeane Garofalo, Uma Thurman, Ben Chaplin, Jamie FoxxRomance, ComedyLive action
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3 Barb WireGramercy PicturesDavid Hogan (director); Chuck Pfarrer, Ilene Chaiken (screenplay); Pamela Anderson, Temuera Morrison, Victoria Rowell, Jack Noseworthy, Xander Berkeley, Udo Kier, Steve RailsbackActionLive action
The CraftColumbia PicturesAndrew Fleming (director/screenplay); Peter Filardi (screenplay); Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True, Skeet Ulrich, Christine Taylor, Assumpta Serna, Breckin Meyer, Nathaniel Marston, Cliff De Young, Helen Shaver, Jeanine JacksonFantasyLive action
The Great White Hype20th Century FoxReginald Hudlin (director); Tony Hendra, Ron Shelton (screenplay); Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Corbin Bernsen, Peter Berg, Jon Lovitz, Salli Richardson, Jamie Foxx, Cheech Marin, John Rhys-DaviesComedy, SportsLive action
Last DanceTouchstone PicturesBruce Beresford (director); Steven Haft, Ron Koslow (screenplay); Sharon Stone, Rob Morrow, Randy Quaid, Peter GallagherDramaLive action
The PallbearerMiramax FilmsMatt Reeves (director/screenplay); Jason Katims (screenplay); David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Toni Collette, Michael Vartan, Michael Rapaport, Barbara HersheyRomance, ComedyLive action
10 BoysTouchstone Pictures / Interscope CommunicationsStacy Cochran (director); Winona Ryder, Lukas Haas, John C. Reilly, James LeGros, Skeet UlrichRomantic, DramaLive action
Cold Comfort FarmUniversal Pictures / Gramercy PicturesJohn Schlesinger (director); Eileen Atkins, Kate Beckinsale, Sheila Burrell, Stephen Fry, Freddie Jones, Joanna Lumley, Ian McKellen Miriam Margolyes Rufus SewellComedyLive action
Dead ManMiramax FilmsJim Jarmusch (director); Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Lance Henriksen, Michael Wincott, Eugene Byrd, Crispin Glover, Iggy Pop, Billy Bob Thornton, Jared Harris, Mili Avital, Gabriel Byrne, John Hurt, Alfred Molina, Robert MitchumWesternLive action
Of Love and ShadowsMiramax FilmsBetty Kaplan (director); Antonio Banderas, Jennifer ConnellyDramaLive action
Original GangstasOrion PicturesLarry Cohen (director); Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Pam Grier, Paul Winfield, Isabel Sanford, Ron O'Neal, Richard RoundtreeAction, GangsterLive action
TwisterWarner Bros. Pictures / Universal Pictures / Amblin EntertainmentJan de Bont (director); Michael Crichton, Anne-Marie Martin (screenplay); Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Jami Gertz, Cary ElwesActionLive action
17 FlipperUniversal Pictures / The Bubble FactoryAlan Shapiro (director); Ricou Browning, Jack Cowden (screenplay); Paul Hogan, Elijah Wood, Chelsea Field, Issac Hayes, Jonathan BanksAdventure, FamilyLive action
Heaven's PrisonersNew Line Cinema / Savoy PicturesPhil Joanou (director); Harley Peyton, Scott Frank (screenplay); Alec Baldwin, Kelly Lynch, Mary Stuart Masterson, Teri Hatcher, Eric Roberts, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Joe Viterelli, Badja Djola, Hawthorne JamesDramaLive action
22 Mission: ImpossibleParamount PicturesBrian De Palma (director); David Koepp, Robert Towne (screenplay); Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny, Jean Reno, Ving Rhames, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vanessa RedgraveAction, Sci-FiLive action
24 Spy HardHollywood PicturesRick Friedberg (director); Dick Chudnow, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer (screenplay); Leslie Nielsen, Nicollette Sheridan, Charles Durning, Marcia Gay Harden, Barry Bostwick, Andy GriffithComedy, SpoofLive action
31 The ArrivalOrion Pictures / Live EntertainmentDavid Twohy (director/screenplay); Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Ron Silver, Teri PoloSci-FiLive action
DragonheartUniversal PicturesRob Cohen (director); Charles Edward Pogue (screenplay); Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dina Meyer, Jason Isaacs, Brian Thompson, Julie ChristieFantasy, AdventureLive action
EddieHollywood Pictures / Island PicturesSteve Rash (director); Jon Connoly, David Loucka, Eric Champnella, Keith Mitchell, Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai (screenplay); Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard JenkinsComedyLive action
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7 The PhantomParamount Pictures / The Ladd CompanySimon Wincer (director); Jeffrey Boam (screenplay); Billy Zane, Treat Williams, Kristy Swanson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, James Remar, Patrick McGoohanActionLive action
The RockHollywood Pictures / Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer FilmsMichael Bay (director); David Weisberg, Douglas S. Cook, Mark Rosner (screenplay); Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, Michael Biehn, William Forsythe, David Morse, John Spencer, John C. McGinley, Tony Todd, Bokeem Woodbine, Gregory Sporleder, Vanessa Marcil, Claire ForlaniActionLive action
14 The Cable GuyColumbia PicturesBen Stiller (director); Lou Holtz Jr. (screenplay); Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, George Segal, Diane BakerComedyLive action
Moll FlandersMetro-Goldwyn-MayerPen Densham (director/screenplay); Robin Wright, Morgan Freeman, Stockard Channing, John Lynch, Jeremy BrettDramaLive action
21 EraserWarner Bros. PicturesChuck Russell (director); Tony Puryear, Walon Green (screenplay); Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan, Vanessa L. Williams, James Coburn, Robert PastorelliActionLive action
The Hunchback of Notre DameWalt Disney PicturesGary Trousdale, Kirk Wise (director); Tab Murphy, Irene Mecchi, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White, Jonathan Roberts (screenplay); Tom Hulce, Demi Moore, Tony Jay, Kevin Kline, Paul Kandel, Jason Alexander, Charles Kimbrough, Mary Wickes, David Ogden StiersMusical, Comedy, Drama, FamilyAnimation
Lone StarColumbia Pictures / Castle Rock EntertainmentJohn Sayles (director); John Sayles (screenplay); Ron Canada, Chris Cooper, Clifton James, Kris Kristofferson, Frances McDormand, Joe Morton, Elizabeth PeñaMysteryLive action
28 The Nutty ProfessorUniversal Pictures / Imagine EntertainmentTom Shadyac (director/screenplay); David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein, Steve Oedekerk (screenplay); Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn, Larry Miller, Dave ChappelleComedyLive action
StripteaseColumbia Pictures / Castle Rock EntertainmentAndrew Bergman (director/screenplay); Demi Moore, Armand Assante, Ving Rhames, Robert Patrick, Burt ReynoldsComedyLive action

July–September

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3 Independence Day20th Century FoxRoland Emmerich (director/screenplay); Dean Devlin (screenplay); Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Margaret Colin, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Robert Loggia, Randy Quaid, James Rebhorn, Vivica A. Fox, Harry Connick, Jr., Harvey Fierstein, Adam Baldwin, Brent Spiner, James Duval, Kiersten Warren, Bill Smitrovich, Mae Whitman, Ross Bagley, Lisa Jakub, Giuseppe AndrewsAction, Sci-FiLive action
5 PhenomenonTouchstone PicturesJon Turteltaub (director); Gerald Di Pego (screenplay); John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Robert DuvallFantasy, DramaLive action
10 Harriet the SpyParamount Pictures / Nickelodeon Movies / RastarBronwen Hughes (director); Douglas Petrie, Theresa Rebeck (screenplay); Michelle Trachtenberg, Gregory Smith, Rosie O'Donnell, Vanessa Lee ChesterComedy, FamilyLive action
12 Courage Under Fire20th Century FoxEdward Zwick (director); Patrick Sheane Duncan (screenplay); Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty, Matt Damon, Bronson Pinchot, Seth Gilliam, Scott GlennDramaLive action
17 KazaamTouchstone Pictures / Interscope CommunicationsPaul M. Glaser (director/screenplay); Christian Ford, Roger Soffer (screenplay); Shaquille O'Neal, Francis Capra, Ally Walker, James AchesonComedy, FantasyLive action
MultiplicityColumbia PicturesHarold Ramis (director/screenplay); Chris Miller, Mary Hale, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel (screenplay); Michael Keaton, Andie MacDowell, Harris YulinComedyLive action
19 FledMetro-Goldwyn-MayerKevin Hooks (director); Preston A. Whitmore II (screenplay); Laurence Fishburne, Stephen Baldwin, Will Patton, Robert John Burke, Salma HayekActionLive action
The FrightenersUniversal PicturesPeter Jackson (director/screenplay); Fran Walsh (screenplay); Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Dee Wallace Stone, Jeffrey Combs, Jake BuseyComedy, HorrorLive action
24 A Time to KillWarner Bros. Pictures / Regency EnterprisesJoel Schumacher (director); Akiva Goldsman (screenplay); Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey, Brenda Fricker, Oliver Platt, Charles S. Dutton, Ashley Judd, Patrick McGoohan, Donald SutherlandThrillerLive action
26 The Adventures of PinocchioNew Line Cinema / Savoy PicturesSteve Barron (director/screenplay); Sherry Mills, Tom Benedek, Barry Berman (screenplay); Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Martin Landau, Genevieve Bujold, Udo Kier, Bebe Neuwirth, Rob Schneider, Corey Carrier, David Doyle (voice)Fantasy, FamilyLive action
Joe's ApartmentWarner Bros. Pictures / MTV FilmsJohn Payson (director/screenplay); Jerry O'Connell, Megan WardComedy, MusicalLive action
KingpinMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Rysher EntertainmentPeter Farrelly, Robert Farrelly (director); Barry Fanaro, Mort Nathan (screenplay); Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel, Bill Murray, Chris ElliottComedyLive action
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2 Chain Reaction20th Century FoxAndrew Davis (director); J. F. Lawton, Michael Bortman (screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Morgan Freeman, Rachel Weisz, Fred Ward, Kevin Dunn, Brian CoxAction, ThrillerLive action
MatildaTriStar Pictures / Jersey FilmsDanny DeVito (director); Nicholas Kazan, Robin Swicord (screenplay); Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Embeth Davidtz, Pam FerrisComedy, Fantasy, FamilyLive action
Phat BeachLIVE Entertainment / Orion PicturesDoug Ellin (director); Ben Morris, Brian E. O'Neal, Cleveland O'Neal III, Doug Ellin (screenplay); Jermaine Hopkins, Coolio, Brian HooksComedyLive action
9 BasquiatMiramax FilmsJulian Schnabel (director/screenplay); Lech J. Majewski, John Bowe (screenplay); Jeffrey Wright, David Bowie, Benicio del Toro, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, Michael Wincott, Courtney Love, Claire Forlani, Parker PoseyBiography, DramaLive action
Escape from L.A.Paramount Pictures / Rysher EntertainmentJohn Carpenter (director/screenplay); Debra Hill, Kurt Russell (screenplay); Kurt Russell, Stacy Keach, Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda, Georges Corraface, Cliff Robertson, Michelle ForbesSci-Fi, ActionLive action
JackHollywood PicturesFrancis Ford Coppola (director); James DeMonaco, Gary Nadeau (screenplay); Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Jennifer Lopez, Bill Cosby, Fran Drescher, Brian KerwinComedy, DramaLive action
14 AlaskaColumbia Pictures / Castle Rock EntertainmentFraser Clarke Heston (director); Andy Burg, Scott Myers (screenplay); Thora Birch, Vincent Kartheiser, Dirk Benedict, Charlton Heston, Gordon TootoosisAdventureLive action
House ArrestMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Rysher EntertainmentHarry Winer (director); Michael Hitchcock (screenplay); Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Pollak, Jennifer Tilly, Christopher McDonald, Wallace Shawn, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kyle Howard, Ray WalstonComedyLive action
16 Bordello of BloodUniversal PicturesGilbert Adler (director/screenplay); A. L. Katz (screenplay); Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, Chris Sarandon, Corey Feldman, Aubrey Morris, Phil Fondacaro, John KassirComedy, HorrorLive action
The FanTriStar Pictures / Mandalay EntertainmentTony Scott (director); Phoef Sutton (screenplay); Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Benicio del Toro, John Leguizamo, Patti D'Arbanville, Ellen BarkinThrillerLive action
Tin CupWarner Bros. Pictures / Regency EnterprisesRon Shelton (director/screenplay); John Norville (screenplay); Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Cheech Marin, Don JohnsonRomance, ComedyLive action
23 CarpoolWarner Bros. Pictures / Regency EnterprisesArthur Hiller (director); Mark Christopher, Don Rhymer (screenplay); Tom Arnold, David Paymer, Rhea Perlman, Kim Coates, Rachael Leigh Cook, Rod SteigerComedyLive action
The Island of Dr. MoreauNew Line CinemaJohn Frankenheimer (director); Richard Stanley, Ron Hutchinson (screenplay); Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, David Thewlis, Fairuza BalkSci-Fi, HorrorLive action
SoloTriumph FilmsNorberto Barba (director); David L. Corley (screenplay); Mario Van Peebles, Barry Corbin, William Sadler, Adrien Brody, Demián BichirSci-Fi, ActionLive action
A Very Brady SequelParamount Pictures / The Ladd CompanyArlene Sanford (director); Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan (screenplay); Shelley Long, Gary Cole. Tim MathesonComedyLive action
30 The Crow: City of AngelsMiramax Films / Dimension FilmsTim Pope (director); David S. Goyer (screenplay); Vincent Pérez, Mia Kirshner, Richard Brooks, Iggy Pop, Thuy Trang, Thomas Jane, Ian DuryActionLive action
First KidWalt Disney Pictures / Caravan PicturesDavid M. Evans (director); Tim Kelleher (screenplay); Sinbad, Brock Pierce, Robert Guillaume, Timothy Busfield, Zachery Ty Bryan, James NaughtonComedy, FamilyLive action
The StupidsNew Line Cinema / Savoy PicturesJohn Landis (director); Brent Forrester (screenplay); Tom Arnold, Jessica Lundy, Bug Hall, Alex McKenna, Mark Metcalf, Bob Keeshan, Christopher LeeAdventure, ComedyLive action
The Trigger EffectGramercy Pictures / Amblin EntertainmentDavid Koepp (director); Kyle MacLachlan, Elisabeth Shue, Dermot MulroneyThrillerLive Action
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6 BogusWarner Bros. Pictures / Regency EnterprisesNorman Jewison (director); Alvin Sargent (screenplay); Whoopi Goldberg, Gérard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment, Andrea Martin, Nancy TravisFantasyLive action
BulletproofUniversal PicturesErnest R. Dickerson (director); Joe Gayton, Lewis Colick (screenplay); Damon Wayans, Adam Sandler, James Caan, Kristen Wilson, James FarentinoAction, ComedyLive action
13 Feeling MinnesotaFine Line FeaturesSteven Baigelman (director/screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Cameron Diaz, Vincent D'Onofrio, Delroy Lindo, Dan Aykroyd, Courtney Love, Tuesday WeldRomance, ComedyLive action
Fly Away HomeColumbia PicturesCarroll Ballard (director); Bill Lishman, Robert Rodat, Vince McKewin (screenplay); Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Terry Kinney, Holter Graham, Jeremy RatchfordDrama, FamilyLive action
Maximum RiskColumbia PicturesRingo Lam (director); Larry Ferguson (screenplay); Jean-Claude Van Damme, Natasha Henstridge, Jean-Hugues AngladeActionLive action
The Rich Man's WifeHollywood Pictures / Caravan PicturesAmy Holden Jones (director/screenplay); Halle Berry, Peter Greene, Clive Owen, Christopher McDonaldThrillerLive action
20 The First Wives ClubParamount PicturesHugh Wilson (director); Robert Harling, Paul Rudnick (screenplay); Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, Bette Midler, Victor Garber, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dan Hedaya, Marcia Gay Harden, Stephen Collins, Elizabeth Berkley, Stockard Channing, Maggie SmithComedyLive action
Last Man StandingNew Line CinemaWalter Hill (director); Walter Hill (screenplay); Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Bruce DernPeriod, ActionLive action
Surviving PicassoWarner Bros. PicturesJames Ivory (director); Ismael Merchant, David L. Wolper (screenplay); Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone, Julianne Moore, Joss Ackland, Peter Eyre, Bob PeckPeriod, DramaLive action
27 2 Days in the ValleyMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Rysher EntertainmentJohn Herzfeld (director/screenplay); Danny Aiello, Jeff Daniels, Teri Hatcher, Glenne Headly, Marsha Mason, Paul Mazursky, James Spader, Eric Stoltz, Charlize TheronCrimeLive action
Extreme MeasuresColumbia Pictures / Castle Rock EntertainmentMichael Apted (director); Tony Gilroy (screenplay); Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, David Morse, Paul Guilfoyle, Debra MonkThrillerLive action

October–December

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4 BoundGramercy PicturesAndy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski (director/screenplay); Gina Gershon, Jennifer Tilly, Joe Pantoliano, Christopher MeloniCrime, ThrillerLive action
The Glimmer ManWarner Bros. PicturesJohn Gray (director); Kevin Brodbin (screenplay); Steven Seagal, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bob Gunton, Brian Cox, Michelle JohnsonActionLive action
That Thing You Do!20th Century FoxTom Hanks (director/screenplay); Tom Everett Scott, Liv Tyler, Johnathon Schaech, Steve Zahn, Ethan Embry, Tom HanksMusical, ComedyLive action
11 The ChamberUniversal Pictures / Imagine EntertainmentJames Foley (director); William Goldman, Chris Reese (screenplay); Chris O'Donnell, Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Lela Rochon, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry, Shannon Griffith, David Marshall GrantDrama, ThrillerLive action
The Ghost and the DarknessParamount Pictures / Constellation FilmsStephen Hopkins (director); William Goldman (screenplay); Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, John Kani, Bernard Hill, Tom Wilkinson, Brian McCardie, Emily MortimerAdventure, HorrorLive action
The Long Kiss GoodnightNew Line CinemaRenny Harlin (director); Shane Black (screenplay); Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Malahide, Craig Bierko, Brian Cox, David MorseAction, ThrillerLive action
Michael CollinsWarner Bros. PicturesNeil Jordan (director/screenplay); Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Stephen Rea, Alan Rickman, Julia Roberts, Brendan GleesonBiographyLive action
16 Get on the BusColumbia Pictures / 40 Acres and a Mule FilmworksSpike Lee (director); Richard Belzer, De'Aundre Bonds, Andre Braugher, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Gabriel Casseus, Albert Hall, Hill Harper, Harry Lennix, Bernie Mac, Wendell Pierce, Roger Guenveur Smith, Isaiah Washington, Steve White, Ossie Davis, Charles S. DuttonDramaLive Action
18 SleepersWarner Bros. Pictures / PolyGram Filmed Entertainment / Baltimore Pictures / Propaganda FilmsBarry Levinson (director/screenplay); Kevin Bacon, Robert De Niro, Vittorio Gassman, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Patric, Brad Pitt, Brad Renfro, Minnie Driver, Billy Crudup, Ron Eldard, Terry KinneyDramaLive action
SwingersMiramax FilmsDoug Liman (director); Jon Favreau (screenplay); Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Ron Livingston, Patrick Van Horn, Alex Désert, Heather Graham, Brooke LangtonComedy, DramaLive action
To Gillian on Her 37th BirthdayTriumph FilmsMichael Pressman (director); David E. Kelley (screenplay); Peter Gallagher, Michelle Pfeiffer, Claire Danes, Laurie Fortier, Wendy Crewson, Bruce Altman, Kathy Baker, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Seth Green, Rachel Seidman-LockamyRomance, DramaLive action
20 North StarWarner Bros. Pictures / Regency EnterprisesNils Gaup (director); Sergio Donati (screenplay); James Caan, Christopher Lambert, Catherine McCormack, Burt Young, Morten Faldaas, Frank Salsedo, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Nicholas Hope, Frank KrogWestern, ActionLive action
25 The AssociateHollywood PicturesDonald Petrie (director); Nick Thiel (screenplay); Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Tim Daly, Bebe NeuwirthComedyLive action
High School HighTriStar Pictures / Zucker Brothers ProductionsHart Bochner (director); David Zucker, Robert LoCash, Pat Proft (screenplay); Jon Lovitz, Tia Carrere, Mekhi Phifer, Malinda Williams, Guillermo Díaz, John Neville, Louise FletcherComedyLive action
ThinnerParamount PicturesTom Holland (director/screenplay); Michael McDowell (screenplay); Robert John Burke, Joe Mantegna, Lucinda Jenney, Michael Constantine, Kari Wuhrer, Bethany Joy LenzHorrorLive action
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1 Bad MoonWarner Bros. Pictures / Morgan Creek ProductionsEric Red (director/screenplay); Michael Paré, Mariel Hemingway, Mason GambleHorrorLive action
Dear GodParamount Pictures / Rysher EntertainmentGarry Marshall (director); Warren Leight, Ed Kaplan (screenplay); Greg Kinnear, Laurie Metcalf, Maria Pitillo, Tim Conway, Héctor Elizondo, Jon Seda, Roscoe Lee BrowneComedyLive action
Larger Than LifeUnited ArtistsHoward Franklin (director); Roy Blount Jr. (screenplay); Bill Murray, Janeane Garofalo, Matthew McConaughey, Keith David, Pat Hingle, Jeremy Piven, Linda FiorentinoComedyLive action
Romeo + Juliet20th Century FoxBaz Luhrmann (director/screenplay); Craig Pearce (screenplay); Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Brian Dennehy, John Leguizamo, Vondie Curtis Hall, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, Diane Venora, Miriam Margolyes, Paul Rudd, Jesse Bradford, Harold Perrineau, Dash Mihok, Christina Pickles, M. Emmet Walsh, Jamie Kennedy, Vincent LarescaRomance, DramaLive action
8 Mad Dog TimeUnited ArtistsLarry Bishop (director); Ellen Barkin, Gabriel Byrne, Richard Dreyfuss, Jeff Goldblum, Diane LaneCrime, ComedyLive Action
RansomTouchstone Pictures / Imagine EntertainmentRon Howard (director); Richard Price, Alexander Ignon (screenplay); Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Gary Sinise, Delroy Lindo, Lili Taylor, Liev SchreiberCrime, ThrillerLive action
10 Set It OffNew Line CinemaF. Gary Gray (director); Takashi Bufford, Kate Lanier (screenplay); Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, Kimberly Elise, John C. McGinley, Blair UnderwoodCrimeLive action
12 Buenos Aires Vice VersaStaccato Films / Agresti FilmsRamiro Civita (director); Alejandro Agresti (screenplay); Vera Fogwill, Nicolás Pauls, Fernán Mirás, Mirta Busnelli, Carlos Roffé, Mario Paolucci, Laura Melillo, Harry Havilio, Nazareno Casero, Carlos Galettini, Floria Bloise, Inés MolinaComedy, DramaLive action
15 The English PatientMiramax FilmsAnthony Minghella (director/screenplay); Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Colin Firth, Kristin Scott Thomas, Willem DafoeDrama, PeriodLive action
The Mirror Has Two FacesTriStar Pictures / Phoenix PicturesBarbra Streisand (director); Richard LaGravenese (screenplay); Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, George Segal, Mimi Rogers, Pierce Brosnan, Brenda VaccaroRomance, Comedy, DramaLive action
Space JamWarner Bros. PicturesJoe Pytka (director); Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick, Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod (screenplay); Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Danny DeVito, Bill Murray, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Shawn Bradley, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson, Muggsy Bogues, Thom Barry, Penny Bae Bridges, Brandon Hammond, Billy West, Dee Bradley Baker, Bob Bergen, Bill Farmer, Maurice LaMarche, June Foray, Kath Soucie, Frank Welker, Jocelyn Blue, Darnell Suttles, Charity James, Steve Kehela, June Melby, Joey Camen, Catherine Reitman, Dorian Harewood, Colleen Wainwright, T.K. CarterComedy, Sports, FamilyLive action/ Animation
22 Jingle All the WayFox 2000 Pictures / 1492 PicturesBrian Levant (director); Randy Kornfield (screenplay); Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson, Robert Conrad, Jake Lloyd, James BelushiComedy, FamilyLive action
Star Trek: First ContactParamount PicturesJonathan Frakes (director); Brannon Braga, Ronald D. Moore (screenplay); Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Alfre Woodard, James Cromwell, Alice KrigeSci-FiLive action
27 101 DalmatiansWalt Disney Pictures / Great Oaks EntertainmentStephen Herek (director); John Hughes (screenplay); Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Hugh Laurie, Mark Williams, John Shrapnel, Tim McInnerny, Hugh Fraser, Brian CapronComedy, FamilyLive action
The Crucible20th Century FoxNicholas Hytner (director); Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen, Bruce Davison, Rob CampbellDramaLive action
Sling BladeMiramax FilmsBilly Bob Thornton (director/screenplay); Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J. T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Robert DuvallDramaLive action
29 Adrenalin: Fear the RushDimension Films / Largo EntertainmentAlbert Pyun (director); Christopher Lambert, Natasha Henstridge, Norbert WeisserScience-Fiction, ActionLive action
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5 La freccia azzurraAlpha-Film / Lanterna Magica / Monipoly ProductionsGianni Rodari (director); Enzo D'Alò (screenplay); Dario Fo, Lella Costa, Vittorio Amandola, Pino Ammendola, Vittorio Battarra, Alida Milana, Monica Bertolotti, Rodolfo Bianchi, Fabio Boccanera, Marco Bolognesi, Rino Bolognesi, Giorgio Borghetti, Marco Bresciani, George Castiglia, Daniela Cavallini, Roberto Certomà, Laura Cosenza, Alessio De Filippis, Stefano De Filippis, Oliviero Dinelli, Pino Ferrara, Luigi Ferraro, Michele Kalamera, Christian Iansante, Ilaria Latini, Sergio Luzi, Neri Marcorè, Roberto Pedicini, Elena Perino, Davide Perino, Francesco Pezzulli, Carlo Reali, Nello Riviè, Renzo Stacchi, Roberto Stocchi, Gaetano VarcasiaAdventure, FamilyAnimation
6 DaylightUniversal PicturesRob Cohen (director); Leslie Bohem (screenplay); Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya, Jay O. Sanders, Karen Young, Claire Bloom, Danielle Harris, Barry Newman, Stan ShawAction, DramaLive action
13 Jerry MaguireTriStar PicturesCameron Crowe (director/screenplay); Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston, Jerry O'Connell, Jay Mohr, Regina King, Bonnie HuntSports, Comedy, DramaLive action
Mars Attacks!Warner Bros. PicturesTim Burton (director); Jonathan Gems (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito, Martin Short, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michael J. Fox, Tom Jones, Natalie Portman, Lukas Haas, Rod Steiger, Jim Brown, Joe Don Baker, Paul Winfield, Pam Grier, Christina Applegate, Sylvia SidneySci-Fi, ComedyLive action
The Preacher's WifeTouchstone Pictures / The Samuel Goldwyn CompanyPenny Marshall (director); Robert E. Sherwood, Nat Mauldin, Allan Scott (screenplay); Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance, Gregory Hines, Jenifer Lewis, Loretta DevineRomance, Comedy, DramaLive action
20 Beavis and Butt-Head Do AmericaParamount Pictures / Geffen Pictures / MTV ProductionsMike Judge (director/screenplay); Yvette Kaplan (director); Joe Stillman (screenplay); Mike Judge, Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Robert Stack, Cloris LeachmanComedyAnimation
Ghosts of MississippiColumbia Pictures / Castle Rock EntertainmentRob Reiner (director); Lewis Colick (screenplay); Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James WoodsDramaLive action
My Fellow AmericansWarner Bros. Pictures / Peters EntertainmentPeter Segal (director); Jack Kaplan, Richard Chapman, Peter Tolan (screenplay); Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd, John Heard, Wilford Brimley, Bradley Whitford, Sela Ward, Lauren BacallComedyLive action
One Fine Day20th Century FoxMichael Hoffman (director); Terrel Seltzer, Ellen Simon (screenplay); Michelle Pfeiffer, George Clooney, Alex D. Linz, Mae WhitmanRomance, ComedyLive action
ScreamDimension FilmsWes Craven (director); Kevin Williamson (screenplay); David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, Drew BarrymoreHorror, ThrillerLive action
25 The Evening StarParamount Pictures / Rysher EntertainmentRobert Harling (director); Larry McMurtry, Robert Harling (screenplay); Shirley MacLaine, Bill Paxton, Juliette Lewis, Miranda Richardson, George Newbern, Mackenzie Astin, Scott Wolf, Ben Johnson, Donald Moffat, Marion RossDramaLive action
I'm Not RappaportUniversal Pictures / Gramercy PicturesHerb Gardner (director/screenplay); Walter Matthau, Ossie Davis, Amy IrvingComedyLive action
MichaelNew Line CinemaNora Ephron (director/screenplay); Delia Ephron, Peter Dexter (screenplay); John Travolta, Andie MacDowell, William Hurt, Bob Hoskins, Robert Pastorelli, Jean StapletonFantasyLive action
The People vs. Larry FlyntColumbia Pictures / Phoenix PicturesMiloš Forman (director); Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski (screenplay); Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward NortonBiography, DramaLive action
27 EvitaHollywood Pictures / Cinergi PicturesAlan Parker (director/screenplay); Oliver Stone (screenplay); Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Pryce, Jimmy NailMusical, DramaLive action

Notable films released in 1996

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Births

Notable deaths

MonthDateNameAgeCountryProfessionNotable films
January 1John Rodney81USActor
1Virgil W. Vogel76USDirector, Film Editor
7William H. Clothier92USCinematographer
10Al Silvani85USActor
13Mark Herron67USActor
15Les Baxter73USComposer
17Harry Robertson63UKComposer
19Gerry Mulligan68USMusician, Composer
19Don Simpson52USProducer
30Guy Doleman72USActor
February 2Shamus Culhane87USAnimator
2Gene Kelly83USActor, Dancer, Director
2Aline Towne76USActress
3Audrey Meadows73USActress
6Guy Madison74USActor
6Patsy Smart77UKActress
13Martin Balsam76USActor
13Scott Beach65USActor
15Tommy Rettig54USActor
15McLean Stevenson68USActor
16Roger Bowen63USActor
17Evelyn Laye95UKActress
19Brenda Bruce76UKActress
23Elisa Cegani84ItalyActress
25Haing S. Ngor55CambodiaActor
March 2Lyle Talbot94USActor
4Whit Bissell86USActor
6Simon Cadell45UKActor
9George Burns100USActor, Comedian
10Ross Hunter75USProducer
11Vince Edwards67USActor
13Lucio Fulci68ItalyDirector, Actor
13Krzysztof Kieślowski55PolandDirector
16Charlie Barnett41USActor, Comedian
17René Clément82MonacoDirector, Writer
24Liam O'Brien83USScreenwriter
28Barbara McLean92USFilm Editor
April 5Norman Rockett84USSet Decorator
6Greer Garson91UKActress
8Ben Johnson77USActor
11Wanda McKay80USActress
16Lucille Bremer79USActress
18Bernard Edwards43JapanMusic Orchestrated
21Luigi Pistilli66ItalyActor
24Preston Lockwood83UKActor
25Saul Bass75USArt Designer
25Dick Wesson73USActor
26Stirling Silliphant78USScreenwriter
27Joan Sterndale-Bennett82UKActress
May 1Luana Patten57USActress
3Jack Weston71USActor
19Margaret Rawlings89JapanActress
20Jon Pertwee76UKActor
21Lash LaRue78USActorSong of Old Wyoming
23Patrick Cargill77UKActor
29Jennings Lang81USProducer
29Jeremy Sinden45UKActor
29Tamara Toumanova77RussiaDancer, Actress
30Natividad Vacío83USActor
June 1Michael Fox75USActor
2John Alton94HungaryCinematographer
3Peter Glenville82USDirector
5Vito Scotti78USActor
6Mary Lee71USActress
6Marc de Jonge47FranceActor
7Percy Edwards88UKActor
7Max Factor, Jr.91USMakeup Artist
7Saul David74USProducer
10Jo Van Fleet81USActress
15Ella Fitzgerald79USSinger, Actress
16Mel Allen83USBroadcaster, Actor
23Pasqualino De Santis69ItalyCinematographer
27Albert R. Broccoli87USProducer
July 1Steve Tesich53YugoslaviaScreenwriter
8Francesco Molinari-Pradelli85ItalySoundtrack, Actor
8Irene Prador84GermanyActress
9Christopher Casson84IrelandActor
10Paul King69USScreenwriter, ProducerOperation Petticoat
13Pandro S. Berman91USProducer
15Dana Hill32USActress
20Randy Stuart71USActress
21Luana Anders58USActress
21Herb Edelman62USActor
21Wolfe Morris71UKActor
23Jean Muir85USActress
24Virginia Christine76USActress
29Hilary Pritchard53UKActress
30Claudette Colbert92FranceActress
30Anthony Peck49USActor
August 3Guido Alberti86ItalyActor
11Charles McGregor73USActor
14Bob Hannah57USActor
14Camilla Horn93GermanyActress
15Joe Seneca77USActor
16Miles Goodman46USComposer
26Clair Weeks84USAnimator
September 4Victor Aaron39??Actor
7Bibi Besch56AustriaActress
7Joseph F. Biroc93USCinematographer
9Ruggero Mastroianni66ItalyFilm Editor
10Joanne Dru74USActress
11Brenda Forbes87USActress
13Jane Baxter87UKActress
13Tupac Shakur25USSinger, Actor
14Juliet Prowse59USActress, Dancer
16Gene Nelson76USActor, Director
16Joan Perry85USActress
18Annabella89FranceActress
18Ulrich Beiger78GermanyActorThe Great Escape
20Ken Steadman27USActorI Like to Play Games
22Dorothy Lamour81USActress
30George Zuckerman80USScreenwriter
October 4Stephen J. Friedman59USProducer
5Judith Allen85USActress
6Ted Bessell61USActor
8Francis D. Lyon91USDirector, Editor
8William Prince83UKActor
9Harvey Vernon69USActor
13Beryl Reid77UKActress
14Laura La Plante91USActress
16Jason Bernard58USActor
27Morey Amsterdam87USActor, Comedian
27Harry Woolman87USTV Stuntman
30John Young80UKActor
31Marcel Carné90FranceDirector
November 12Peter Leeds79USActor
13June Gale85USActress
14Virginia Cherrill88USActress
22Stephanie Bachelor84USActress
22Mark Lenard72USActor
23George Nicholas85USAnimator
26Michael Bentine74UKActor, Screenwriter
29Jordan Cronenweth61USCinematographer
December 8Paulene Myers83USActress
8Howard E. Rollins, Jr.46USActor
8Douglas Webb74UKCamera Operator
9Diana Morgan86UKActress, Screenwriter
11William Rushton59UKActor, Writer
12Larry Gates81USActor
19Ronald Howard78UKActor
19Marcello Mastroianni72ItalyActor
20Carl Sagan62USAuthor, ScreenwriterContact
23Ronnie Scott69UKActor, ComposerStolen Face
28Edward Carfagno67USArt Director
30Lew Ayres88USActor, Director
30Jack Nance53USActor
31Wesley Addy83USActor

Film debuts

References

  1. "1996 Worldwide Grosses". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 1, 2014.
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