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January, 1996

January 1 Pharaoh's Army   $50,652  
For Better or Worse Comedy   $41,628  
 
January 12 Eye for an Eye Drama $20,000,000 $26,729,447  
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Comedy   $19,674,813  
Bio-Dome Comedy   $13,270,797  
Two if by Sea Romantic Comedy   $10,493,670  
Dunston Checks In Comedy   $9,395,724  
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace Action   $2,200,664  
Gazon maudit Comedy   $888,044  
 
January 19 From Dusk Till Dawn Horror $20,000,000 $25,728,961  
 
January 26 Bed of Roses Drama   $18,972,237  
Screamers Action   $5,701,359  
Angels and Insects Drama   $3,390,811  
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Drama   $2,174,060  
Big Bully Comedy   $2,010,557  
Badkonake sefid Drama   $888,894  
The Journey of August King   $5,000  

February, 1996

February 2 Black Sheep Comedy   $32,258,130  
The Juror Thriller/Suspense $44,000,000 $22,079,985  
White Squall Adventure $38,000,000 $10,229,300  
 
February 9 Broken Arrow Action $65,000,000 $70,640,985  
Beautiful Girls Comedy   $10,439,854  
Antonia Drama   $4,047,426  
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 Happy Gilmore Comedy $10,000,000 $38,602,000  
Muppet Treasure Island Adventure   $34,285,248  
City Hall Drama $40,000,000 $20,231,760  
Mr. Wrong Romantic Comedy   $12,781,045  
 
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 Rumble in the Bronx Action $7,500,000 $32,281,907  
Before and After Drama   $8,619,397  
Mary Reilly Drama $47,000,000 $5,615,008  
Unforgettable Thriller/Suspense $18,000,000 $2,483,790  
Asterix in America   $0  

March, 1996

March 1 Up Close & Personal Drama $60,000,000 $50,984,674  
Down Periscope Comedy   $25,607,849  
Bloodsport 2 Action   $684,351  
The Neon Bible   $5,000  
 
March 5 Tonari no Totoro   $0  
 
March 8 The Birdcage Comedy   $123,939,840  
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco Adventure   $32,709,423  
Fargo Thriller/Suspense $7,000,000 $24,547,547  
Hellraiser IV: Bloodline Horror   $9,321,492  
If Lucy Fell Romantic Comedy   $2,202,580  
La flor de mi secreto Drama   $653,723  
Chung hing sam lam Drama   $332,003  
L'uomo delle stelle Drama   $222,613  
 
March 15 Executive Decision Thriller/Suspense $55,000,000 $56,472,312  
Ed Comedy   $3,956,785  
The Celluloid Closet Documentary   $1,310,167  
Two Much Romantic Comedy   $1,010,072  
Tarantella   $5,000  
 
March 22 Diabolique Thriller/Suspense   $17,003,203  
Flirting with Disaster Comedy $7,000,000 $14,702,438  
Girl 6 Comedy $12,000,000 $4,855,000  
Race the Sun Drama   $1,681,685  
Un indien dans la ville Comedy   $1,029,731  
It's My Party Drama   $455,101  
Jack & Sarah Romantic Comedy   $218,626  
Frisk   $5,000  
 
March 29 Sgt. Bilko Comedy $39,000,000 $30,141,475  
A Family Thing Drama   $9,974,397  
All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 Adventure   $8,499,581  
Denise Calls Up   $168,614  
Carried Away Drama   $0  

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 Primal Fear Thriller/Suspense   $56,013,000  
Faithful Black Comedy $13,000,000 $2,101,580  
The Last Supper Comedy   $459,749  
Kôkaku kidôtai Action   $443,579  
Cold Fever   $337,560  
 
April 6 Wallace & Gromit Adventure   $1,002,002  
 
April 12 James and the Giant Peach Adventure   $28,900,101  
Fear Thriller/Suspense   $20,528,755  
Jane Eyre Drama   $5,150,192  
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy Comedy   $2,621,887  
Getting Away with Murder Comedy   $197,322  
 
April 19 The Substitute Drama   $14,675,167  
Mrs. Winterbourne Romantic Comedy $25,000,000 $10,039,566  
Celtic Pride Comedy   $9,169,981  
Le hussard sur le toit Drama $35,000,000 $1,286,429  
Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Comedy   $949,745  
Il Mostro Comedy   $569,901  
Ma saison préfélrée Drama   $555,900  
August Drama   $5,000  
 
April 26 The Truth About Cats & Dogs Romantic Comedy   $33,228,594  
The Quest Action   $21,607,190  
Mulholland Falls Drama   $11,375,390  
Sunset Park Drama   $10,128,314  
Dellamorte Dellamore Comedy   $253,969  
Butterfly Kiss Thriller/Suspense   $5,000  

May, 1996

May 1 I Shot Andy Warhol Drama   $1,667,299  
 
May 3 The Craft Thriller/Suspense $15,000,000 $24,703,049  
The Great White Hype Comedy   $7,751,497  
Last Dance Drama   $5,857,534  
The Pallbearer Romantic Comedy $8,000,000 $5,612,586  
Barb Wire Action   $3,615,658  
Open Season   $9,000  
Captives Drama   $5,000  
 
May 10 Twister Action $88,000,000 $241,688,385  
Cold Comfort Farm Comedy   $5,433,717  
Welcome to the Dollhouse Comedy $800,000 $4,198,137  
Original Gangstas Action   $3,268,414  
Dead Man Western   $1,025,488  
Boys Drama   $477,367  
Someone Else's America Comedy   $154,873  
Of Love and Shadows   $5,000  
 
May 17 Flipper Comedy $25,530,000 $20,047,715  
Heaven's Prisoners Drama   $4,912,939  
 
May 21 Mission: Impossible Action $80,000,000 $180,891,004  
La Boheme Drama   $0  
 
May 22 A Boy Called Hate Drama   $5,000  
 
May 24 Spy Hard Comedy $18,000,000 $26,906,039  
 
May 31 Dragonheart Adventure $57,000,000 $51,317,350  
Eddie Comedy   $31,289,479  
The Arrival Thriller/Suspense   $14,012,411  

June, 1996

June 5 Heavy Drama   $852,362  
 
June 7 The Rock Action $75,000,000 $133,955,936  
The Phantom Action $45,000,000 $17,220,599  
 
June 14 The Cable Guy Comedy $47,000,000 $60,154,431  
Stealing Beauty Drama   $4,376,355  
Moll Flanders Drama   $3,363,968  
 
June 21 Eraser Action $100,000,000 $101,283,031  
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Adventure $100,000,000 $100,117,603  
Lone Star Drama $5,000,000 $12,952,403  
The Search for One-eye Jimmy Comedy   $5,000  
 
June 28 The Nutty Professor Comedy $55,000,000 $128,769,345  
Striptease Comedy $50,000,000 $32,758,418  
Der Bewegte Mann Comedy   $330,760  

July, 1996

July 2 Independence Day Adventure $75,000,000 $306,124,059  
 
July 5 Phenomenon Drama $32,000,000 $104,632,573  
 
July 10 Harriet the Spy Adventure $13,000,000 $26,539,321  
 
July 12 Courage Under Fire Drama $46,000,000 $58,918,501  
Les Visiteurs Comedy $7,000,000 $659,000  
Lover's Knot   $5,000  
The Low Life   $5,000  
 
July 17 Multiplicity Comedy $45,000,000 $20,101,861  
Kazaam Comedy   $18,843,825  
Walking and Talking Romantic Comedy $1,000,000 $1,231,303  
 
July 19 Fled Action $30,000,000 $17,192,205  
The Frighteners Horror   $16,524,115  
Trainspotting Drama $3,100,000 $16,501,000  
Mécaniques célestes Comedy   $257,241  
 
July 24 A Time to Kill Drama $40,000,000 $108,706,165  
 
July 26 Kingpin Comedy $25,000,000 $24,879,969  
Supercop Action   $16,249,557  
The Adventures of Pinocchio Adventure $25,000,000 $14,988,577  
Joe's Apartment Comedy   $4,566,826  
Manny & Lo   $363,731  
Stonewall Drama $2,000,000 $304,602  
The Pompatus of Love   $5,000  

August, 1996

August 2 Matilda Comedy   $33,084,249  
Emma Romantic Comedy $5,900,000 $22,041,742  
Chain Reaction Action $55,000,000 $20,550,712  
Phat Beach Comedy   $1,263,945  
Cyclo   $38,109  
 
August 7 Flirt   $76,875  
 
August 9 Jack Drama $45,000,000 $58,617,334  
Escape from L.A. Action $50,000,000 $25,329,895  
Basquiat Drama $3,000,000 $2,729,067  
 
August 14 Alaska Adventure   $11,500,372  
House Arrest Comedy   $6,895,790  
 
August 16 Tin Cup Romantic Comedy $45,000,000 $53,854,588  
The Fan Thriller/Suspense $55,000,000 $18,406,215  
Tales from the Crypt Presents: Bordello of Blood Horror   $5,587,855  
Kansas City Drama $19,000,000 $1,353,824  
 
August 20 Our Modern Maidens Drama   $0  
 
August 21 Girls Town   $403,311  
 
August 23 The Island of Dr. Moreau Adventure $40,000,000 $27,663,982  
A Very Brady Sequel Comedy   $21,397,954  
The Spitfire Grill Drama   $12,592,203  
She's the One Romantic Comedy $3,500,000 $9,398,667  
Solo Action   $4,932,915  
Carpool Comedy   $3,308,758  
Freeway Comedy $3,000,000 $295,493  
Foxfire   $258,263  
 
August 30 First Kid Comedy   $26,459,681  
The Crow: City of Angels Action   $17,883,659  
The Trigger Effect Drama   $3,539,660  
The Stupids Comedy   $2,415,593  
Normal Life   $5,000  

September, 1996

September 6 Bulletproof Action   $21,162,420  
Bogus Comedy $32,000,000 $4,340,826  
Sweet Nothing   $79,249  
Killer: A Journal of Murder   $65,682  
The Big Squeeze Drama   $23,567  
A Modern Affair   $5,000  
 
September 13 Fly Away Home Drama   $24,545,333  
Maximum Risk Action $25,000,000 $14,039,438  
The Rich Man's Wife Thriller/Suspense   $8,538,318  
Feeling Minnesota Drama   $3,028,433  
Beaumarchais, l'insolent Drama   $630,269  
Grace of My Heart Drama   $617,632  
American Buffalo Drama   $540,364  
Gabbeh   $273,967  
American Strays Action   $5,000  
 
September 20 The First Wives Club Comedy $30,000,000 $105,444,419  
Last Man Standing Action $67,000,000 $18,100,017  
Big Night Drama   $11,881,039  
Surviving Picasso Drama   $1,985,001  
When The Cat's Away Comedy $300,000 $1,652,472  
Paradise Lost   $249,022  
Giant   $93,472  
 
September 27 Extreme Measures Drama $38,000,000 $17,369,541  
2 Days In The Valley Drama   $11,090,856  
The Leopard Son   $321,070  
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story Drama   $225,161  
Glory Daze Comedy   $5,000  
Somebody to Love   $5,000  
 
September 28 Secrets & Lies Drama $4,500,000 $13,417,292  

October, 1996

October 4 That Thing You Do! Drama $2,500,000 $25,809,813  
D3: The Mighty Ducks Comedy   $22,936,273  
The Glimmer Man Action $45,000,000 $20,301,706  
Bound Thriller/Suspense $4,500,000 $3,798,532  
Crash Drama $10,000,000 $3,168,660  
Infinity   $145,697  
Bird of Prey Thriller/Suspense   $5,000  
 
October 9 Beautiful Thing Comedy   $1,460,297  
 
October 11 The Ghost and the Darkness Action $55,000,000 $38,553,833  
The Long Kiss Goodnight Action $65,000,000 $33,430,951  
The Chamber Drama   $14,259,205  
Michael Collins Drama $25,000,000 $11,030,963  
Microcosmos Documentary   $1,573,842  
Looking for Richard Documentary   $1,253,153  
Trees Lounge Drama $1,300,000 $749,741  
The Grass Harp Drama   $493,007  
Bitter Sugar Drama   $450,060  
Azúcar amarga Drama   $328,768  
Love Is All There Is   $43,439  
 
October 16 Get on the Bus Drama $2,400,000 $5,660,056  
 
October 18 Sleepers Drama $44,000,000 $53,300,852  
Swingers Comedy $200,000 $4,505,922  
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Drama   $4,137,645  
Snowriders Documentary   $2,035,470  
Jude   $407,072  
I Shot a Man in Vegas   $5,000  
 
October 25 High School High Comedy   $20,995,023  
Thinner Horror $14,000,000 $15,171,475  
The Associate Comedy   $12,772,657  
When We Were Kings Documentary   $2,666,118  
Twelfth Night: Or What You Will Comedy   $588,621  
Palookaville   $289,569  
Lilies   $221,494  
The Sunchaser   $5,000  

November, 1996

November 1 Romeo+Juliet Drama $14,500,000 $46,338,728  
Larger Than Life Comedy   $8,289,972  
Dear God Comedy   $7,114,089  
The Funeral Drama $12,500,000 $1,106,233  
Bad Moon Horror   $1,055,525  
La Promesse   $454,720  
Mother Night   $363,905  
Mercy   $5,000  
 
November 6 Set It Off Drama $9,000,000 $36,049,108  
The Outfit   $0  
 
November 8 Ransom Action $70,000,000 $136,448,821  
Garden of the Finzi-Continis Drama   $670,564  
Hype!   $242,021  
Santa with Muscles   $198,717  
The Secret Agent Thriller/Suspense   $106,606  
Mad Dog Time Comedy   $80,026  
 
November 10 Shakespeare's Children   $0  
 
November 13 Breaking the Waves Drama   $4,040,691  
 
November 14 Blue Juice Comedy   $5,000  
 
November 15 Space Jam Comedy $80,000,000 $90,443,603  
The English Patient Drama $35,000,000 $78,651,430  
The Mirror Has Two Faces Romantic Comedy $42,000,000 $41,252,428  
 
November 20 Sling Blade Drama $4,833,610 $24,475,416  
The War at Home   $34,368  
Far Harbor   $5,000  
 
November 22 Star Trek: First Contact Adventure $46,000,000 $91,968,563  
Jingle All the Way Comedy $60,000,000 $60,573,641  
Shine Drama $5,500,000 $35,811,509  
 
November 27 101 Dalmatians Comedy   $136,182,161  
Zero Kelvin   $5,000  
 
November 29 The Crucible Drama   $7,340,103  
Ridicule Drama   $2,503,829  
A Leap of Faith Documentary   $5,000  

December, 1996

December 6 Daylight Action $80,000,000 $32,885,565  
Everyone Says I Love You Musical $20,000,000 $9,714,482  
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush   $37,536  
Losing Chase   $31,176  
 
December 13 Jerry Maguire Romantic Comedy $50,000,000 $153,620,822  
The Preacher's Wife Drama   $48,093,211  
Mars Attacks! Comedy $80,000,000 $37,754,208  
Citizen Ruth Comedy   $336,470  
 
December 18 In Love and War Drama   $14,466,354  
La cérémonie Drama   $670,659  
The Whole Wide World   $160,766  
 
December 20 Scream Horror $15,000,000 $103,001,286  
Beavis and Butt-head Do America Comedy $12,000,000 $63,071,133  
One Fine Day Romantic Comedy   $46,112,540  
My Fellow Americans Comedy $21,500,000 $22,294,341  
Ghosts of Mississippi Drama $36,000,000 $13,052,741  
Marvin's Room Drama $23,000,000 $12,782,508  
 
December 24 The Portrait of a Lady Drama   $3,684,143  
 
December 25 Michael Comedy   $95,345,070  
Evita Musical $55,000,000 $49,994,804  
The People vs. Larry Flynt Drama   $20,191,312  
Mother Comedy   $19,119,165  
The Evening Star Drama   $12,747,242  
Hamlet Drama $18,000,000 $4,414,535  
Thieves (Les Voleurs) Drama   $939,304  
Some Mother's Son Drama   $608,032  
I'm Not Rappaport   $222,525  
 
December 31 Silent Trigger $15,000,000 $76,382  
Un divan à New York Romantic Comedy   $5,000  

Made in 1996, No Known Release

Access Denied Drama   $0  
The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue Drama   $0  
Bastard Out of Carolina Drama   $0  
Carnival of Wolves   $0  
Coyote Summer   $0  
Pinocchio's Revenge Horror   $0  
Pure Danger Action   $0  
Riot Thriller/Suspense   $0  
A Step Toward Tomorrow Drama   $0  
Supercop 2   $0  
The Sweeper Action   $0  
Toughguy   $0  
Unforgivable   $0  
Zhong an zu Action   $0