Movies Released in 1996

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January, 1996

January 1 For Better or Worse Comedy   $41,628  
Pharaoh's Army   $50,652  
 
January 12 Bio-Dome Comedy   $13,294,762  
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Comedy   $19,674,813  
Dunston Checks In Comedy   $9,419,316  
Eye for an Eye Drama $20,000,000 $26,792,700  
Gazon maudit Comedy   $888,044  
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace Action   $2,396,302  
Two if by Sea Romantic Comedy   $10,493,670  
 
January 19 From Dusk Till Dawn Horror $20,000,000 $25,728,961  
 
January 26 Angels and Insects Drama   $3,390,811  
Badkonake sefid Drama   $888,894  
Bed of Roses Drama   $18,972,237  
Big Bully Comedy   $2,042,530  
The Journey of August King   $5,000  
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Drama   $2,291,255  
Screamers Action   $5,701,359  

February, 1996

February 2 Black Sheep Comedy   $32,330,354  
The Juror Thriller/Suspense $44,000,000 $22,730,924  
White Squall Adventure $38,000,000 $10,229,300  
 
February 9 Antonia Drama   $4,047,426  
Beautiful Girls Comedy   $10,523,880  
Broken Arrow Action $65,000,000 $70,645,997  
A Midwinter's Tale Comedy   $288,122  
Pie in the Sky   $5,000  
Shopping   $5,000  
 
February 14 Nueba Yol Drama   $1,229,715  
 
February 16 City Hall Drama $40,000,000 $20,278,055  
Happy Gilmore Comedy $10,000,000 $38,623,460  
Mr. Wrong Romantic Comedy   $12,805,071  
Muppet Treasure Island Adventure   $34,327,391  
 
February 21 Bottle Rocket Adventure $5,000,000 $407,488  
 
February 22 Anne Frank Remembered Documentary   $606,713  
The Young Poisoner's Handbook Drama   $330,466  
 
February 23 Asterix in America   $0  
Before and After Drama   $8,642,118  
Mary Reilly Drama $47,000,000 $5,707,094  
Rumble in the Bronx Action $7,500,000 $32,281,907  
Unforgettable Thriller/Suspense $18,000,000 $2,483,790  

March, 1996

March 1 Bloodsport 2 Action   $684,351  
Down Periscope Comedy   $25,723,977  
The Neon Bible   $5,000  
Up Close & Personal Drama $60,000,000 $51,045,801  
 
March 5 Tonari no Totoro   $0  
 
March 8 The Birdcage Comedy   $124,060,553  
Chung hing sam lam Drama   $332,003  
Fargo Thriller/Suspense $7,000,000 $24,567,751  
La flor de mi secreto Drama   $653,723  
Hellraiser IV: Bloodline Horror   $9,321,492  
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco Adventure   $32,709,423  
If Lucy Fell Romantic Comedy   $2,410,162  
L'uomo delle stelle Drama   $222,613  
 
March 15 The Celluloid Closet Documentary   $1,310,167  
Ed Comedy   $3,956,785  
Executive Decision Thriller/Suspense $55,000,000 $56,679,192  
Tarantella   $5,000  
Two Much Romantic Comedy   $1,078,555  
 
March 22 Diabolique Thriller/Suspense   $17,100,266  
Flirting with Disaster Comedy $7,000,000 $14,853,474  
Frisk   $5,000  
Girl 6 Comedy $12,000,000 $4,880,941  
Un indien dans la ville Comedy   $1,029,731  
It's My Party Drama   $455,101  
Jack & Sarah Romantic Comedy   $218,626  
Race the Sun Drama   $1,681,685  
 
March 29 All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 Adventure   $8,556,572  
Carried Away Drama   $0  
Denise Calls Up   $168,614  
A Family Thing Drama   $9,993,012  
Sgt. Bilko Comedy $39,000,000 $30,356,589  

April, 1996

April 1 Bang Thriller/Suspense $10,000 $527  
 
April 3 A Thin Line Between Love & Hate Romantic Comedy $8,000,000 $34,873,513  
 
April 5 Cold Fever   $337,560  
Faithful Black Comedy $13,000,000 $2,104,439  
Kôkaku kidôtai Action   $443,579  
The Last Supper Comedy   $459,749  
Primal Fear Thriller/Suspense   $56,073,633  
 
April 6 Wallace & Gromit Adventure   $1,002,002  
 
April 12 Fear Thriller/Suspense   $20,694,623  
Getting Away with Murder Comedy   $197,322  
James and the Giant Peach Adventure   $28,921,264  
Jane Eyre Drama   $5,200,601  
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy Comedy   $2,640,536  
 
April 19 August Drama   $5,000  
Celtic Pride Comedy   $9,240,378  
Le hussard sur le toit Drama $35,000,000 $1,320,043  
Ma saison préfélrée Drama   $555,900  
Il Mostro Comedy   $569,901  
Mrs. Winterbourne Romantic Comedy $25,000,000 $10,039,566  
Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Comedy   $949,745  
The Substitute Drama   $14,675,167  
 
April 26 Butterfly Kiss Thriller/Suspense   $5,000  
Dellamorte Dellamore Comedy   $253,969  
Mulholland Falls Drama   $11,504,190  
The Quest Action   $21,607,190  
Sunset Park Drama   $10,128,314  
The Truth About Cats & Dogs Romantic Comedy   $34,084,531  

May, 1996

May 1 I Shot Andy Warhol Drama   $1,773,648  
 
May 3 Barb Wire Action   $3,775,952  
Captives Drama   $5,000  
The Craft Thriller/Suspense $15,000,000 $24,769,466  
The Great White Hype Comedy   $7,852,282  
Last Dance Drama   $5,857,534  
Open Season   $9,000  
The Pallbearer Romantic Comedy $8,000,000 $5,656,388  
 
May 10 Boys Drama   $506,058  
Cold Comfort Farm Comedy   $5,682,429  
Dead Man Western   $1,025,488  
Of Love and Shadows   $5,000  
Original Gangstas Action   $3,279,266  
Someone Else's America Comedy   $154,873  
Twister Action $88,000,000 $241,888,385  
Welcome to the Dollhouse Comedy $800,000 $4,198,137  
 
May 17 Flipper Comedy $25,530,000 $20,080,020  
Heaven's Prisoners Drama   $4,912,939  
 
May 21 La Boheme Drama   $0  
Mission: Impossible Action $80,000,000 $180,981,886  
 
May 22 A Boy Called Hate Drama   $5,000  
 
May 24 Spy Hard Comedy $18,000,000 $26,936,265  
 
May 31 The Arrival Thriller/Suspense   $14,031,906  
Dragonheart Adventure $57,000,000 $51,364,680  
Eddie Comedy   $31,369,401  

June, 1996

June 5 Heavy Drama   $852,362  
 
June 7 The Phantom Action $45,000,000 $17,220,599  
The Rock Action $75,000,000 $134,069,511  
 
June 14 The Cable Guy Comedy $47,000,000 $60,240,295  
Moll Flanders Drama   $3,443,047  
Stealing Beauty Drama   $4,573,330  
 
June 21 Eraser Action $100,000,000 $101,295,562  
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Adventure $100,000,000 $100,138,851  
Lone Star Drama $5,000,000 $12,961,389  
The Search for One-eye Jimmy Comedy   $5,000  
 
June 28 Der Bewegte Mann Comedy   $330,760  
The Nutty Professor Comedy $55,000,000 $128,814,019  
Striptease Comedy $50,000,000 $33,109,743  

July, 1996

July 2 Independence Day Adventure $75,000,000 $306,169,255  
 
July 5 Phenomenon Drama $32,000,000 $104,636,382  
 
July 10 Harriet the Spy Adventure $13,000,000 $26,570,048  
 
July 12 Courage Under Fire Drama $46,000,000 $59,003,384  
Lover's Knot   $5,000  
The Low Life   $5,000  
Les Visiteurs Comedy $7,000,000 $659,000  
 
July 17 Kazaam Comedy   $18,880,508  
Multiplicity Comedy $45,000,000 $20,133,326  
Walking and Talking Romantic Comedy $1,000,000 $1,287,480  
 
July 19 Fled Action $30,000,000 $17,192,205  
The Frighteners Horror   $16,553,635  
Mécaniques célestes Comedy   $257,241  
Trainspotting Drama $3,100,000 $16,501,785  
 
July 24 A Time to Kill Drama $40,000,000 $108,766,007  
 
July 26 The Adventures of Pinocchio Adventure $25,000,000 $15,382,170  
Joe's Apartment Comedy   $4,616,355  
Kingpin Comedy $25,000,000 $25,023,424  
Manny & Lo   $363,731  
The Pompatus of Love   $5,000  
Stonewall Drama $2,000,000 $304,602  
Supercop Action   $16,270,600  

August, 1996

August 2 Chain Reaction Action $55,000,000 $21,226,204  
Cyclo   $38,109  
Emma Romantic Comedy $5,900,000 $22,231,658  
Matilda Comedy   $33,098,222  
Phat Beach Comedy   $1,263,945  
 
August 7 Flirt   $76,875  
 
August 9 Basquiat Drama $3,000,000 $2,962,051  
Escape from L.A. Action $50,000,000 $25,426,861  
Jack Drama $45,000,000 $58,617,334  
 
August 14 Alaska Adventure   $11,509,600  
House Arrest Comedy   $6,906,987  
 
August 16 The Fan Thriller/Suspense $55,000,000 $18,582,965  
Kansas City Drama $19,000,000 $1,353,824  
Tales from the Crypt Presents: Bordello of Blood Horror   $5,601,285  
Tin Cup Romantic Comedy $45,000,000 $53,854,588  
 
August 20 Our Modern Maidens Drama   $0  
 
August 21 Girls Town   $403,311  
 
August 23 Carpool Comedy   $3,325,651  
Foxfire   $258,263  
Freeway Comedy $3,000,000 $295,493  
The Island of Dr. Moreau Adventure $40,000,000 $27,682,712  
She's the One Romantic Comedy $3,500,000 $9,482,579  
Solo Action   $4,932,915  
The Spitfire Grill Drama   $12,592,203  
A Very Brady Sequel Comedy   $21,443,204  
 
August 30 The Crow: City of Angels Action   $17,897,671  
First Kid Comedy   $26,465,920  
Normal Life   $5,000  
The Stupids Comedy   $2,415,593  
The Trigger Effect Drama   $3,608,238  

September, 1996

September 6 The Big Squeeze Drama   $23,567  
Bogus Comedy $32,000,000 $4,357,406  
Bulletproof Action   $21,195,840  
Killer: A Journal of Murder   $65,682  
A Modern Affair   $5,000  
Sweet Nothing   $79,249  
 
September 13 American Buffalo Drama   $540,364  
American Strays Action   $5,000  
Beaumarchais, l'insolent Drama   $630,269  
Feeling Minnesota Drama   $3,124,440  
Fly Away Home Drama   $25,143,818  
Gabbeh   $273,967  
Grace of My Heart Drama   $617,632  
Maximum Risk Action $25,000,000 $14,102,929  
The Rich Man's Wife Thriller/Suspense   $8,538,318  
 
September 20 Big Night Drama   $12,008,376  
The First Wives Club Comedy $30,000,000 $105,489,203  
Giant (1996)   $93,472  
Last Man Standing Action $67,000,000 $18,115,927  
Paradise Lost   $249,022  
Surviving Picasso Drama   $1,993,899  
When The Cat's Away Comedy $300,000 $1,652,472  
 
September 27 2 Days In The Valley Drama   $11,101,856  
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story Drama   $225,161  
Extreme Measures Drama $38,000,000 $17,378,193  
Glory Daze Comedy   $5,000  
The Leopard Son   $321,070  
Somebody to Love   $5,000  
 
September 28 Secrets & Lies Drama $4,500,000 $13,417,292  

October, 1996

October 4 Bird of Prey Thriller/Suspense   $5,000  
Bound Thriller/Suspense $4,500,000 $3,802,260  
Crash Drama $10,000,000 $3,357,324  
D3: The Mighty Ducks Comedy   $22,936,273  
The Glimmer Man Action $45,000,000 $20,404,841  
Infinity   $145,697  
That Thing You Do! Drama $2,500,000 $25,857,416  
 
October 9 Beautiful Thing Comedy   $1,460,297  
 
October 11 Azúcar amarga Drama   $328,768  
Bitter Sugar Drama   $450,060  
The Chamber Drama   $14,407,578  
The Ghost and the Darkness Action $55,000,000 $38,564,422  
The Grass Harp Drama   $493,007  
The Long Kiss Goodnight Action $65,000,000 $33,447,612  
Looking for Richard Documentary   $1,266,417  
Love Is All There Is   $43,439  
Michael Collins Drama $25,000,000 $11,092,559  
Microcosmos Documentary   $1,573,842  
Trees Lounge Drama $1,300,000 $749,741  
 
October 16 Get on the Bus Drama $2,400,000 $5,691,854  
 
October 18 I Shot a Man in Vegas   $5,000  
Jude   $407,072  
Sleepers Drama $44,000,000 $53,300,852  
Snowriders Documentary   $2,035,470  
Swingers Comedy $200,000 $4,505,922  
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Drama   $4,137,645  
 
October 25 The Associate Comedy   $12,772,657  
High School High Comedy   $20,995,023  
Lilies   $221,494  
Palookaville   $289,569  
The Sunchaser   $5,000  
Thinner Horror $14,000,000 $15,171,475  
Twelfth Night: Or What You Will Comedy   $588,621  
When We Were Kings Documentary   $2,666,118  

November, 1996

November 1 Bad Moon Horror   $1,065,431  
Dear God Comedy   $7,114,089  
The Funeral Drama $12,500,000 $1,212,799  
La Promesse   $454,720  
Larger Than Life Comedy   $8,295,903  
Mercy   $5,000  
Mother Night   $363,905  
Romeo+Juliet Drama $14,500,000 $46,338,728  
 
November 6 The Outfit   $0  
Set It Off Drama $9,000,000 $36,049,108  
 
November 8 Garden of the Finzi-Continis Drama   $670,564  
Hype!   $242,021  
Mad Dog Time Comedy   $80,026  
Ransom Action $70,000,000 $136,492,681  
Santa with Muscles   $198,717  
The Secret Agent Thriller/Suspense   $106,606  
 
November 10 Shakespeare's Children   $0  
 
November 13 Breaking the Waves Drama   $4,040,691  
 
November 14 Blue Juice Comedy   $5,000  
 
November 15 The English Patient Drama $35,000,000 $78,716,374  
The Mirror Has Two Faces Romantic Comedy $42,000,000 $41,267,469  
Space Jam Comedy $80,000,000 $90,463,534  
 
November 20 Far Harbor   $5,000  
Sling Blade Drama $4,833,610 $24,475,416  
The War at Home   $34,368  
 
November 22 Jingle All the Way Comedy $60,000,000 $60,592,389  
Shine Drama $5,500,000 $35,811,509  
Star Trek: First Contact Adventure $46,000,000 $92,027,888  
 
November 27 101 Dalmatians Comedy   $136,189,294  
Zero Kelvin   $5,000  
 
November 29 The Crucible Drama   $7,352,332  
A Leap of Faith Documentary   $5,000  
Ridicule Drama   $2,503,829  

December, 1996

December 6 Adrenalin: Fear the Rush   $37,536  
Daylight Action $80,000,000 $32,908,290  
Everyone Says I Love You Musical $20,000,000 $9,725,847  
Losing Chase   $31,176  
 
December 13 Citizen Ruth Comedy   $336,470  
Jerry Maguire Romantic Comedy $50,000,000 $153,952,592  
Mars Attacks! Comedy $80,000,000 $37,771,017  
The Preacher's Wife Drama   $48,102,795  
 
December 18 La cérémonie Drama   $670,659  
In Love and War Drama   $14,481,231  
The Whole Wide World   $160,766  
 
December 20 Beavis and Butt-head Do America Comedy $12,000,000 $63,118,386  
Ghosts of Mississippi Drama $36,000,000 $13,052,741  
Marvin's Room Drama $23,000,000 $12,803,305  
My Fellow Americans Comedy $21,500,000 $22,331,846  
One Fine Day Romantic Comedy   $46,169,663  
Scream Horror $15,000,000 $103,046,663  
 
December 24 The Portrait of a Lady Drama   $3,698,012  
 
December 25 The Evening Star Drama   $12,767,815  
Evita Musical $55,000,000 $50,047,179  
Hamlet Drama $18,000,000 $4,501,094  
I'm Not Rappaport   $222,525  
Michael Comedy   $95,370,000  
Mother Comedy   $19,174,217  
The People vs. Larry Flynt Drama   $20,224,840  
Some Mother's Son Drama   $628,604  
Thieves (Les Voleurs) Drama   $939,304  
 
December 31 Bastard Out of Carolina Drama   $0  
Carnival of Wolves   $0  
Coyote Summer   $0  
Un divan à New York Romantic Comedy   $5,000  
Pinocchio's Revenge Horror   $0  
Silent Trigger $15,000,000 $76,382  
Supercop 2   $0  
Toughguy   $0  
Unforgivable   $0