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Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 1996

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
1996 GrossTickets Sold
1 Independence Day 7/2/1996 20th Century Fox PG-13 $306,169,255 69,269,062
2 The Hunchback of Notre Dame 6/21/1996 Walt Disney G $100,138,851 22,655,848
3 Star Trek: First Contact 11/22/1996 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $89,187,714 20,178,215
4 Dragonheart 5/31/1996 Universal PG-13 $51,364,680 11,620,968
5 Jumanji 12/15/1995 Sony Pictures PG $42,609,673 9,640,197
6 Toy Story 11/22/1995 Walt Disney G $41,648,011 9,422,626
7 Muppet Treasure Island 2/16/1996 Walt Disney G $34,327,391 7,766,378
8 Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco 3/8/1996 Walt Disney G $32,709,423 7,400,321
9 James and the Giant Peach 4/12/1996 Walt Disney PG $28,921,264 6,543,272
10 The Island of Dr. Moreau 8/23/1996 New Line PG-13 $27,682,712 6,263,057
11 Harriet the Spy 7/10/1996 Paramount Pictures PG $26,570,048 6,011,323
12 The Adventures of Pinocchio 7/26/1996 New Line G $15,382,170 3,480,128
13 Alaska 8/14/1996 Sony Pictures PG $11,509,600 2,603,981
14 White Squall 2/2/1996 Walt Disney PG-13 $10,229,300 2,314,321
15 Tom and Huck 12/22/1995 Walt Disney PG $9,232,982 2,088,909
16 All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 3/29/1996 MGM G $8,556,572 1,935,876
17 Babe 8/4/1995 Universal G $6,853,625 1,550,593
18 Balto 12/22/1995 Universal G $4,622,620 1,045,841
19 Cutthroat Island 12/22/1995 MGM PG-13 $2,617,537 592,202
20 La cité des enfants perdus 12/15/1995 Sony Pictures Classics R $1,000,856 226,438
21 Wallace & Gromit 4/6/1996 Northern Arts Entertainment Not Rated $959,699 217,126
22 Bottle Rocket 2/21/1996 Sony Pictures R $407,488 92,191
23 Pocahontas 6/10/1995 Walt Disney G $28,527 6,454
Total Gross of All Movies$852,729,998
Total Tickets Sold192,925,327

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 1996. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 1996. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.