List of American films of 1996

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A list of American films released in 1996.

Highest grossing[edit]

1996
Rank
Title Studio Gross
1. Independence Day 20th Century Fox $817,400,000
2. Twister Warner Bros. $494,500,000
3. Mission: Impossible Paramount Pictures $457,700,000
4. The Rock Hollywood Pictures $335,100,000
5. The Hunchback of Notre Dame Disney $325,300,000
6. 101 Dalmatians Disney $320,700,000
7. Ransom Touchstone Pictures $309,500,000
8. The Nutty Professor Universal Studios $244,300,000
9. Jerry Maguire TriStar Pictures $273,600,000
10. Eraser Warner Bros. $242,300,000

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
101 Dalmatians Stephen Herek Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright Comedy
2 Days in the Valley John Herzfeld Danny Aiello, Jeff Daniels, James Spader, Charlize Theron, Teri Hatcher, Marsha Mason, Eric Stoltz Comedy, Crime
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush Albert Pyun Christopher Lambert, Natasha Henstridge Science fiction
The Adventures of Pinocchio Steve Barron Martin Landau, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Udo Kier Fantasy
Aladdin and the King of Thieves Tad Stones Robin Williams Animation direct-to-video sequel
Alaska Fraser Clarke Heston Thora Birch, Vincent Kartheiser, Dirk Benedict Adventure
Alien Nation: Millennium Kenneth Johnson Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint Science fiction TV
Alien Nation: The Enemy Within Kenneth Johnson Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli Science fiction TV
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Larry Leker, Paul Sabella Ernest Borgnine, Bebe Neuwirth, Charlie Sheen Animation
Amityville Dollhouse Steve White Robin Thomas, Starr Andreeff, Allan Cutler Horror
Andersonville John Frankenheimer Frederic Forrest, Carmen Argenziano, Jayce Bartok Drama TV
The Arrival David Twohy Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff Sci-fi
The Associate Donald Petrie Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Eli Wallach, Tim Daly Comedy
August Anthony Hopkins Anthony Hopkins, Rhys Ifans, Leslie Phillips Drama

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
Back to Back Roger Nygard Michael Rooker, Danielle Harris, Ryo Ishibashi Action, Drama
Bad Moon Eric Red Mariel Hemingway, Michael Paré Horror
Barb Wire David Hogan Pamela Anderson Action, Science fiction 6 Razzie nominations
Basquiat Julian Schnabel Jeffrey Wright, David Bowie, Benicio del Toro Biography
Bastard Out of Carolina Anjelica Huston Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jena Malone Drama
The Beast Jeff Bleckner William Petersen, Karen Sillas, Charles Martin Smith Horror
Beautiful Girls Ted Demme Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Uma Thurman, Natalie Portman, Mira Sorvino, Rosie O'Donnell Romantic comedy
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Mike Judge (as voices) Animated
Bed of Roses Michael Goldenberg Mary Stuart Masterson, Christian Slater Romance
Before and After Barbet Schroeder Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong Drama, Thriller
Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back Phillip Rhee Phillip Rhee, Christopher McDonald Martial arts
Big Bully Steve Miner Rick Moranis, Tom Arnold Comedy
Big Night Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Isabella Rossellini, Minnie Driver, Ian Holm, Marc Anthony, Allison Janney, Liev Schreiber Drama
Bio-Dome Jason Bloom Pauly Shore, Stephen Baldwin Comedy
The Birdcage Mike Nichols Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest Comedy based on La Cage aux Folles
Black Sheep Penelope Spheeris Chris Farley, David Spade, Gary Busey, Tim Matheson Comedy
Black Sun Amanda Jane Drama
Blood Brothers Ernie Fritz Bruce Springsteen, The E Street Band, Jon Landau Documentary
Blood and Wine Bob Rafelson Jack Nicholson, Jennifer Lopez, Judy Davis, Michael Caine Crime drama
Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite Alan Mehrez Daniel Bernhardt, Pat Morita Action sequel
Bottle Rocket Wes Anderson Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, James Caan Comedy Anderson's first film
Bound Wachowski brothers Gina Gershon, Jennifer Tilly, Joe Pantoliano Thriller
Box of Moon Light Tom DiCillo John Turturro, Sam Rockwell Drama
Boys Stacy Cochran Winona Ryder, Lukas Haas Drama
The Boys Next Door Matthew Modine, Nathan Lane, Courtney B. Vance, Mare Winningham Drama TV
Brain Candy Kelly Makin Kevin McDonald, Scott Thompson Comedy
Brassed Off Mark Herman Ewan McGregor, Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald Comedy
Breaking the Waves Lars von Trier Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård Drama
Broken Arrow John Woo John Travolta, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis Action
Bullet Julien Temple Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur Drama
Bulletproof Ernest R. Dickerson Damon Wayans, Adam Sandler, James Caan Action
Busted Corey Feldman Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Dominick Brascia, Ava Fabian Comedy
Butch Camp Alessandro De Gaetano Judy Tenuta, Paul Denniston Comedy
The Cable Guy Ben Stiller Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick Comedy
Camp Stories Herbert Beigel Drama
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh Bill Condon Tony Todd, Bill Nunn Horror
Cannes Man Richard Martini Francesco Quinn, Seymour Cassel Drama
Cannibal! The Musical Trey Parker Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Dian Bachar, Jason McHugh Student film
Carnosaur 3: Primal Species Jonathan Winfrey Scott Valentine, Janet Gunn Horror sequel
Carpool Arthur Hiller Tom Arnold, David Paymer Comedy
Carried Away Bruno Barreto Dennis Hopper, Amy Irving Drama from Jim Harrison novel
Celtic Pride Tom DeCerchio Damon Wayans, Daniel Stern, Dan Aykroyd Comedy
Chain Reaction Andrew Davis Keanu Reeves, Morgan Freeman, Rachel Weisz, Fred Ward, Brian Cox Science fiction
The Chamber James Foley Chris O'Donnell, Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway Drama from John Grisham novel
The Cherokee Kid Paris Barclay Sinbad, James Coburn, Burt Reynolds, Gregory Hines Drama TV
Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering Greg Spence Naomi Watts, Jamie Renée Smith, Karen Black Horror
Christmas Every Day Larry Peerce Erik von Detten, Robert Hays, Bess Armstrong Drama TV
Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood David Gill Kenneth Branagh (narrator) Documentary 6 parts
Citizen Ruth Alexander Payne Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Kurtwood Smith, Kelly Preston Comedy, Drama
City Hall Harold Becker Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda, Danny Aiello Drama
Clancy's Kitchen Duncan Roy Mark Aiken, Indira Varma, Rocky Marshall Drama
Close Up Przemyslaw Reut Michael Mauro, Kevin Kenny Crime drama
Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day Christopher Münch Peter Alexander, Henry Gibson, Michael Stipe Drama
Cosmic Voyage Bayley Silleck Morgan Freeman (narrator) Documentary
Courage Under Fire Edward Zwick Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Matt Damon War
The Craft Andrew Fleming Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True Fantasy
The Cremaster Cycle Matthew Barney Marti Domination, Kathleen Crepeau Fantasy
The Crow: City of Angels Tim Pope Vincent Pérez, Mia Kirshner, Richard Brooks, Iggy Pop, Thuy Trang Action
The Crucible Nicholas Hytner Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen Drama from Arthur Miller play
Curdled Reb Braddock Angela Jones, William Baldwin Black comedy

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
D3: The Mighty Ducks Robert Lieberman Emilio Estevez, Joshua Jackson Family 2nd sequel to The Mighty Ducks
Daddy's Girl Martin Kitrosser William Katt, Michele Greene Drama
Dallas: J.R. Returns Leonard Katzman Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray Drama made for TV
Daylight Rob Cohen Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman Disaster
The Daytrippers Greg Mottola Hope Davis, Stanley Tucci, Liev Schreiber, Parker Posey Drama
Dead Man's Island Peter H. Hunt Barbara Eden, William Shatner Suspense
Deadly Outbreak Rick Avery Jeff Speakman, Ron Silver Action
Dear Diary David Frankel Bebe Neuwirth, Bruce Altman Short subject Oscar winner; 38 minutes
Dear God Garry Marshall Greg Kinnear, Laurie Metcalf, Tim Conway Comedy
Death and the Compass Alex Cox Drama
Demolition High Jim Wynorski Corey Haim, Alan Thicke, Dick Van Patten Action direct-to-video
Denise Calls Up Hal Salwen Timothy Daly, Liev Schreiber Comedy
The Dentist Brian Yuzna Corbin Bernsen, Molly Hagan Horror
Diabolique Jeremiah S. Chechik Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Chazz Palminteri, Kathy Bates Thriller remake of 1955 film
Diary of a Camper Matthew Van Sickler (none) Machinima Animated
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Paris Barclay Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Bernie Mac, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Omar Epps Comedy
Don't Look Back Geoff Murphy Eric Stoltz, Billy Bob Thornton Drama
Dorf on the Diamond Tim Conway Comedy
Down Periscope David S. Ward Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly, Rip Torn, Bruce Dern Comedy
Dragonheart Rob Cohen Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dina Meyer, Jason Isaacs, (voice of) Sean Connery Fantasy
Drawing Flies Malcolm Ingram Jason Lee, Jason Mewes Comedy
Dream for an Insomniac Tiffanie DeBartolo Ione Skye, Jennifer Aniston Drama
Dunston Checks In Ken Kwapis Jason Alexander, Faye Dunaway, Paul Reubens, Eric Lloyd Comedy
East Palace, West Palace Drama
Ed Bill Couturie Matt LeBlanc Comedy 3 Razzie nominations
Ed's Next Move John C. Walsh Matt Ross Comedy
Eddie Steve Rash Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina Comedy
Emma Douglas McGrath Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Jeremy Northam Drama based on Jane Austen novel
The Empty Mirror Barry J. Hershey Norman Rodway, Camilla Søeberg Drama
The English Patient Anthony Minghella Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe Drama Won 9 Academy Awards
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story Michael Ray Rhodes Moira Kelly, Heather Graham, Martin Sheen Drama
Eraser Chuck Russell Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vanessa Williams, James Caan, Robert Pastorelli, James Coburn Action
Escape from L.A. John Carpenter Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Stacy Keach, Michelle Forbes Action sequel to Escape from New York
The Evening Star Robert Harling Shirley MacLaine, Bill Paxton, Juliette Lewis, Miranda Richardson, George Newbern, Mackenzie Astin Drama sequel to Terms of Endearment
Everyone Says I Love You Woody Allen Edward Norton, Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Goldie Hawn, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore, Natalie Portman Musical comedy
Evita Alan Parker Antonio Banderas, Madonna, Jonathan Pryce Musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber play
Executive Decision Stuart Baird Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, John Leguizamo, Oliver Platt, Joe Morton, David Suchet, Steven Seagal Action
Extreme Measures Michael Apted Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, Sarah Jessica Parker Thriller
Eye for an Eye John Schlesinger Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris Thriller
The Face Jack Bender Yasmine Bleeth, Richard Beymer Drama TV
Faces of Death VI Horror
Faithful Paul Mazursky Cher, Ryan O'Neal, Chazz Palminteri Comedy
A Family Thing Richard Pearce Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones Comedy
The Fan Tony Scott Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Ellen Barkin, Benicio del Toro Thriller
Fargo Joel Coen, Ethan Coen Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare, Harve Presnell Black Comedy Academy Award for McDormand
Fear James Foley Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, Alyssa Milano, William Petersen, Amy Brenneman Thriller
Feeling Minnesota Steven Baigelman Keanu Reeves, Cameron Diaz Drama
Fetishes Nick Broomfield Documentary
Fever Lake Rafe M. Portilo Corey Haim, Mario Lopez, Bo Hopkins Slasher direct-to-video
Fire on the Mountain Documentary, War
First Kid David Mickey Evans Sinbad, Brock Pierce Comedy
The First Wives Club Hugh Wilson Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler Comedy
Fled Kevin Hooks Laurence Fishburne, Stephen Baldwin Crime
Flipper Alan Shapiro Elijah Wood, Paul Hogan Family based on the TV series
Flirting with Disaster David O. Russell Ben Stiller, Téa Leoni, Patricia Arquette, Alan Alda, Mary Tyler Moore, George Segal, Lily Tomlin Comedy
Fly Away Home Carroll Ballard Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin, Dana Delany Family
Follow Me Home Peter Bratt Alfre Woodard, Benjamin Bratt Drama
For Hope Bob Saget Dana Delany, Tracy Nelson Drama TV
Foxfire Annette Haywood-Carter Angelina Jolie, Jenny Shimizu
Freeway Matthew Bright Kiefer Sutherland, Reese Witherspoon, Brooke Shields Drama
Frequent Flyer Jack Wagner, Joan Severance Drama TV
The Frighteners Peter Jackson Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado Horror
From Dusk Till Dawn Robert Rodriguez George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Keitel, Juliette Lewis, Salma Hayek, Fred Williamson, Cheech Marin Horror
Frostbiter: Wrath of the Wendigo
The Funeral Abel Ferrara Christopher Walken, Chris Penn Drama
Gang in Blue Melvin van Peebles Mario van Peebles, Josh Brolin Drama
Generation X Jack Sholder Matt Frewer, Finola Hughes Action TV
Get on the Bus Spike Lee Charles S. Dutton, Ossie Davis, Andre Braugher Drama
Getting Away with Murder Harvey Miller Dan Aykroyd, Jack Lemmon, Lily Tomlin Comedy
The Ghost and the Darkness Stephen Hopkins Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas Adventure written by William Goldman
Ghosts of Mississippi Rob Reiner Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Woods Biography based on Medgar Evers murder
Giant Mine TV
Girl 6 Spike Lee Theresa Randle, Isaiah Washington Drama
Girls Town Jim McKay Lili Taylor Drama
The Glimmer Man John Gray Steven Seagal, Keenen Ivory Wayans Action
Gone in the Night Shannen Doherty, Kevin Dillon Drama TV
Gotti Armand Assante, Anthony Quinn Drama TV
Grace of My Heart Allison Anders Illeana Douglas, Matt Dillon, John Turturro Drama
The Grave Craig Sheffer, Gabrielle Anwar Drama
Gray's Anatomy Steven Soderbergh Spalding Gray Monologue
The Great White Hype Reginald Hudlin Damon Wayans, Peter Berg, Jeff Goldblum, Samuel L. Jackson Comedy

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
Hamlet Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Julie Christie, Richard Briers Drama William Shakespeare play
Happy Gilmore Dennis Dugan Adam Sandler, Julie Bowen, Christopher McDonald Comedy
Hard Eight Paul Thomas Anderson Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow Drama Anderson's first film
Harriet the Spy Bronwen Hughes Michelle Trachtenberg, Rosie O'Donnell Family, Mystery from Louise Fitzhugh story
Heaven's Prisoners Phil Joanou Alec Baldwin, Teri Hatcher, Eric Roberts, Kelly Lynch, Mary Stuart Masterson Crime drama from James Lee Burke novel
Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam Nick Broomfield Documentary
Hellraiser: Bloodline Kevin Yagher (as "Alan Smithee") Bruce Ramsay Horror
High School High Hart Bochner Jon Lovitz, Tia Carrere, Louise Fletcher Comedy
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco David R. Ellis voices of Sally Field, Michael J. Fox Family Homeward Bound sequel
House Arrest Harry Winer Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Pollak, Jennifer Tilly, Christopher McDonald, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Walston Comedy
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Kirk Wise, Gary Trousdale voices of Tom Hulce, Demi Moore, Kevin Kline Animated based on Victor Hugo story
Hustler White Rick Castro, Bruce LeBruce Drama
Hype! Doug Pray Documentary
I Love You, I Love You Not Billy Hopkins Jeanne Moreau, Jude Law, Claire Danes Drama
I Shot Andy Warhol Mary Harron Lili Taylor, Jared Harris, Martha Plimpton Drama
I'm Not Rappaport Herb Gardner Walter Matthau, Ossie Davis, Amy Irving, Martha Plimpton Drama based on Herb Gardner play
If Lucy Fell Eric Schaeffer Sarah Jessica Parker, Elle Macpherson Romantic comedy
If These Walls Could Talk Nancy Savoca, Cher Demi Moore, Sissy Spacek, Cher Drama made for TV
In Cold Blood Jonathan Kaplan Anthony Edwards, Eric Roberts, Sam Neill Crime drama made for TV; based on the novel by Truman Capote
In Love and War Richard Attenborough Sandra Bullock, Chris O'Donnell Drama story of Ernest Hemingway
Independence Day Roland Emmerich Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Margaret Colin, Judd Hirsch, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn, Vivica A. Fox, Harry Connick, Jr. Disaster, Science fiction 1996's top-grossing film
Infinity Matthew Broderick Matthew Broderick, Patricia Arquette Biography story of Richard Feynman
Irma Vep Olivier Assayas Maggie Cheung Drama France
The Island of Dr. Moreau John Frankenheimer Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk Horror based on H.G. Wells story; 6 Razzie nominations
It's My Party Randal Kleiser Eric Roberts, Olivia Newton-John, Margaret Cho Drama
Jack Francis Ford Coppola Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Brian Kerwin, Jennifer Lopez, Fran Drescher, Bill Cosby Comedy, Drama
Jake's Women Alan Alda Comedy TV
James and the Giant Peach Henry Selick Animated based on Roald Dahl story
Jane Eyre Franco Zeffirelli Charlotte Gainsbourg, William Hurt, Anna Paquin Drama based on Charlotte Brontë novel
Jerry Maguire Cameron Crowe Tom Cruise, Renée Zellweger, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Bonnie Hunt, Jay Mohr, Kelly Preston, Jerry O'Connell Comedy, Drama Academy Award for Gooding
Jimmy Zip Alyssa Milano Short subject
Jingle All the Way Brian Levant Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson, Robert Conrad, Jake Lloyd, James Belushi Comedy, Family 20th Century Fox
Joe's Apartment John Payson Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward Comedy
Johns Scott Silver Lukas Haas, David Arquette Drama
The Juror Brian Gibson Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Gandolfini, Anne Heche, Lindsay Crouse Crime drama from George Dawes Green novel

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love Mira Nair Drama
Kansas City Robert Altman Jennifer Jason Leigh, Harry Belafonte, Miranda Richardson Drama
Kazaam Paul Michael Glaser Shaquille O'Neal Fantasy
Killer: A Journal of Murder Tim Metcalfe James Woods, Robert Sean Leonard Drama
Kingpin Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel, Bill Murray Comedy MGM
Kounterfeit John Mallory Asher Hilary Swank, Bruce Payne, Corbin Bernsen Thriller
The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists Roy Allen Smith voices of John Ingle, Candace Hutson, Heather Hogan Animated sequel
Larger Than Life Howard Franklin Bill Murray, Janeane Garofalo, Matthew McConaughey, Linda Fiorentino Comedy
The Last Angel of History George Clinton Documentary
Last Dance Bruce Beresford Sharon Stone, Rob Morrow, Peter Gallagher, Randy Quaid Drama Touchstone Pictures
The Last Days of Frankie the Fly Peter Markle Dennis Hopper, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen Crime
Last Man Standing Walter Hill Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Bruce Dern Drama remake of Yojimbo
The Late Shift Betty Thomas John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Treat Williams, Kathy Bates Biography TV; based on book by Bill Carter
The Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace Farhad Mann Patrick Bergin, Matt Frewer Science fiction sequel
Lewis and Clark and George Rod McCall Rose McGowan Drama
The Little Riders Paul Scofield, Malcolm McDowell, Noley Thornton Drama
Little Witches Jane Simpson Sheeri Rappaport Horror
Loch Ness John Henderson Ted Danson, Joely Richardson Family
London Suite Jay Sandrich Kelsey Grammer, Patricia Clarkson Comedy TV
Lone Star John Sayles Chris Cooper, Matthew McConaughey, Kris Kristofferson Crime drama Academy Award-nominated screenplay
Long Day's Journey Into Night David Wellington William Hutt Drama Canada
The Long Kiss Goodnight Renny Harlin Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Craig Bierko, David Morse, Brian Cox Action New Line Cinema
Looking for Richard Al Pacino Alec Baldwin, Al Pacino, Winona Ryder, Kevin Spacey Documentary
Love Is All There Is Joseph Bologna, Renée Taylor Angelina Jolie, Paul Sorvino, Barbara Carrera, Lainie Kazan Comedy based on Romeo and Juliet
Lumière and Company 41 directors Short films
Mad Dog Time Larry Bishop Jeff Goldblum, Gabriel Byrne, Richard Dreyfuss, Ellen Barkin, Diane Lane Comedy United Artists
Magenta Gregory Haynes Julian McMahon Drama
Malicious Ian Corson Molly Ringwald Thriller Republic Pictures
The Man Who Captured Eichmann William A. Graham Robert Duvall, Arliss Howard Drama TV
Manny & Lo Lisa Krueger Scarlett Johansson, Mary Kay Place Family Johansson at age 11
Mars Attacks! Tim Burton Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito, Jim Brown, Sarah Jessica Parker, Martin Short, Michael J. Fox, Lukas Haas, Natalie Portman Science fiction comedy 7 Saturn Award nominations
Marvin's Room Jerry Zaks Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton, Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro Drama from Scott McPherson play
Mary Reilly Stephen Frears Julia Roberts, John Malkovich, Glenn Close Drama based on Valerie Martin novel
Matilda Danny DeVito Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Embeth Davidtz, Pam Ferris Family based on Roald Dahl story
Maximum Risk Ringo Lam Jean-Claude Van Damme, Natasha Henstridge Action
Memory Run Allan A. Goldstein Karen Duffy, Matt McCoy Action
Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders
Michael Nora Ephron John Travolta, Andie MacDowell, William Hurt, Bob Hoskins Fantasy New Line Cinema
The Mirror Has Two Faces Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, Pierce Brosnan, Mimi Rogers Romance Golden Globe for Bacall
Mission: Impossible Brian De Palma Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave, Emmanuelle Béart, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jean Reno Action based on TV series; sequels in 2000, 2006, 2011
Mojave Moon Kevin Dowling Danny Aiello, Anne Archer, Angelina Jolie Drama
Moll Flanders Pen Denham Robin Wright Penn, Morgan Freeman Drama based on Daniel Defoe novel
Mother Albert Brooks Albert Brooks, Debbie Reynolds, Rob Morrow, Lisa Kudrow Comedy Reynolds Golden Globe-nominated
Mother Night Keith Gordon Nick Nolte Drama from Kurt Vonnegut novel
A Mother's Instinct Sam Pillsbury Lindsay Wagner Drama made for TV
Mr. Holland's Opus Stephen Herek Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Olympia Dukakis Drama
Mr. Wrong Nick Castle Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Pullman, Dean Stockwell, Joan Cusack Comedy Touchstone Pictures
Mrs. Santa Claus Terry Hughes Angela Lansbury, Michael Jeter Family made for TV
Mrs. Winterbourne Richard Benjamin Shirley MacLaine, Brendan Fraser, Ricki Lake Drama from Cornell Woolrich novel
Mulholland Falls Lee Tamahori Nick Nolte, Jennifer Connelly, Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich, Michael Madsen, Chazz Palminteri, Chris Penn, Treat Williams Crime drama screenplay by Pete Dexter
Multiplicity Harold Ramis Michael Keaton, Andie MacDowell Comedy Keaton in 4 roles
Muppet Treasure Island Brian Henson Tim Curry, Jennifer Saunders, Kevin Bishop Family 5th Muppets feature film
My Fellow Americans Peter Segal Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd, Lauren Bacall, John Heard Comedy produced by Jon Peters
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie Jim Mallon Mike Nelson Comedy, Science fiction based on the TV series

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Title Director Cast Genre Note
The Night Hunter Rick Jacobson Don "The Dragon" Wilson Horror
Norma Jean & Marilyn Tim Fywell Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino Biography story of Marilyn Monroe
The Nutty Professor Tom Shadyac Eddie Murphy, James Coburn, Jada Pinkett Smith Comedy remake of 1963 film
One Fine Day Michael Hoffman George Clooney, Michelle Pfeiffer Romantic comedy
The One That Got Away Paul Greengrass David Morrissey, Paul McGann War made for TV
Orientation Scientology
Original Gangstas Larry Cohen Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Jim Brown Drama
Our Son, the Matchmaker Lorraine Senna Ann Jillian, Ellen Burstyn Comedy made for TV
The Pallbearer Matt Reeves David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Barbara Hershey Comedy
Pandora's Clock Eric Laneuville Richard Dean Anderson, Jane Leeves, Daphne Zuniga Thriller made for TV
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky Documentary made for TV
The People vs. Larry Flynt Miloš Forman Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton Biography won 2 Golden Globes
The Phantom Simon Wincer Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams, Catherine Zeta-Jones Action based on the comic strip
Phat Beach Doug Ellin Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins, Coolio, Brian Hooks Comedy
Phenomenon Jon Turteltaub John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, Kyra Sedgwick, Robert Duvall Drama Touchstone Pictures
Pie in the Sky Bryan Gordon Josh Charles, Anne Heche, John Goodman Comedy
Pinocchio's Revenge Kevin Tenney Rosalind Allen Horror
Poison Ivy II: Lily Anne Goursaud Alyssa Milano Thriller sequel to Poison Ivy
The Pompatus of Love Richard Schenkman Jon Cryer, Mia Sara Comedy
The Portrait of a Lady Jane Campion Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey, Christian Bale Drama based on Henry James novel
The Preacher's Wife Penny Marshall Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance Romantic comedy The Bishop's Wife remake
Primal Fear Gregory Hoblit Richard Gere, Edward Norton, Laura Linney, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard, Andre Braugher Crime drama from William Diehl novel; Golden Globe for Norton
The Proprietor Ismail Merchant Jeanne Moreau, Sean Young Drama
Public Enemies Mark L. Lester Theresa Russell, Eric Roberts, James Marsden Crime drama story of Ma Barker
Puddle Cruiser Jay Chandrasekhar Comedy
The Quest Jean-Claude Van Damme Jean-Claude Van Damme Action

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Race the Sun Charles T. Kanganis Halle Berry, James Belushi Drama
Ransom Ron Howard Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Gary Sinise, Delroy Lindo Crime drama remake of 1956 film
Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny Uli Edel Alan Rickman, Greta Scacchi, Ian McKellen Drama Emmy awards for Rickman, Scacchi
Red Ribbon Blues Charles Winkler Paul Mercurio, Debi Mazar Drama
Return of Techno-Destructo
The Rich Man's Wife Amy Holden-Jones Halle Berry, Clive Owen, Peter Greene Drama
Riders of the Purple Sage Charles Haid Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Robin Tunney Western based on Zane Grey novel
The Rock Michael Bay Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris Action producer Don Simpson's final film
Sabrina the Teenage Witch Tibor Takács Melissa Joan Hart Fantasy based on the TV series
Samson and Delilah Nicolas Roeg Elizabeth Hurley, Dennis Hopper, Michael Gambon, Diana Rigg Biblical drama
Santa Claws John A. Russo Horror
Santa with Muscles John Murlowski Hulk Hogan Action, Comedy
Schizopolis Steven Soderbergh Steven Soderbergh Experimental
Scream Wes Craven David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, Matthew Lillard, Jamie Kennedy, Drew Barrymore Horror, Slasher 6 Saturn Award nominations
Set It Off F. Gary Gray Jada Pinkett, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, Kimberly Elise, Blair Underwood Drama
Sgt. Bilko Jonathan Lynn Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Glenne Headly Comedy based on the TV series
She Cried No Bethany Rooney Mark-Paul Gosselaar Drama TV
She's the One Edward Burns Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz Romantic comedy
Shiloh Dale Rosenbloom Rod Steiger, Michael Moriarty Family
Silent Trigger Russel Mulcahy Dolph Lundgren Drama
Skin & Bone Everett Lewis J. Wyatt Drama
Sleepers Barry Levinson Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro, Jason Patric, Minnie Driver, Kevin Bacon, Terry Kinney, Vittorio Gassman, Dustin Hoffman Drama based on Lorenzo Carcaterra novel
Sling Blade Billy Bob Thornton Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J. T. Walsh Drama Oscar for screenplay
Snowboard Academy John Shepphird Corey Haim, Jim Varney, Brigitte Nielsen Comedy TV
Solo Norberto Barba Mario van Peebles Science fiction
Sometimes They Come Back... Again Michael Gross, Hilary Swank Science fiction
Space Jam Joe Pytka Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Bill Murray Animation
Space Truckers Stuart Gordon Stephen Dorff, Dennis Hopper Science fiction comedy
Special Effects: Anything Can Happen
The Spitfire Grill Lee David Zlotoff Alison Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden Drama
Spy Hard Rick Friedberg Leslie Nielsen, Nicollette Sheridan, Andy Griffith, Barry Bostwick Comedy
Star Trek: First Contact Jonathan Frakes Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, James Cromwell, Jonathan Frakes, Alice Krige, Neal McDonough, Marina Sirtis Science fiction based on Star Trek: The Next Generation TV series
Stealing Beauty Bernardo Bertolucci Liv Tyler, Joseph Fiennes, Jeremy Irons Drama
Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden Bob Clark Mary Tyler Moore, Linda Lavin Drama TV
A Story of Healing Donna Dewey Documentary 28 minutes
Striptease Andrew Bergman Demi Moore, Armand Assante, Ving Rhames, Burt Reynolds, Robert Patrick, Paul Guilfoyle, Pandora Peaks Comedy based on a novel by Carl Hiaasen; winner of 6 Razzie awards
The Stupids John Landis Tom Arnold, Jessica Lundy, Bug Hall, Mark Metcalf Comedy based on Harry Allard story; 4 Razzie nominations
The Substance of Fire Daniel J. Sullivan Ron Rifkin, Sarah Jessica Parker Drama
The Substitute Robert Mandel Tom Berenger, Ernie Hudson Drama
The Sunchaser Michael Cimino Woody Harrelson, Jon Seda Drama Cimino's last film to date
Sunset Park Steve Gomer Rhea Perlman, Terrence Howard Drama
Surviving Picasso James Ivory Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone, Julianne Moore Biography story of Pablo Picasso
Susie Q John Blizek Justin Whalin, Amy Jo Johnson Drama TV
Sweet Temptation Ron Lagomarsino
Swingers Doug Liman Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Ron Livingston, Alex Désert, Patrick Van Horn, Heather Graham Comedy written by Favreau

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Tales of Erotica 4 directors Arliss Howard, Mira Sorvino Anthology
Talk to Me Yasmine Bleeth, Veronica Hamel Drama made for TV
Tender Fictions Barbara Hammer Catherine Jauniaux Drama
That Thing You Do! Tom Hanks Tom Everett Scott, Liv Tyler, Tom Hanks Drama, Musical first film directed by Hanks
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Martin Lawrence Martin Lawrence, Lynn Whitfield Comedy first film directed by Lawrence
Thinner Robert John Burke, Lucinda Jenney, Joe Mantegna Horror based on Stephen King novel
Ticket to New Year's Grateful Dead Concert
A Time to Kill Joel Schumacher Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, Kiefer Sutherland, Ashley Judd, Patrick McGoohan Drama based on John Grisham novel
Tin Cup Ron Shelton Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Linda Hart Romantic comedy with PGA golfers as themselves
Titanic Robert Lieberman George C. Scott, Eva Marie Saint, Peter Gallagher, Catherine Zeta-Jones Biography made for TV
To Brave Alaska
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Michael Pressman Peter Gallagher, Michelle Pfeiffer, Claire Danes, Kathy Baker Drama script by David E. Kelley
To Sir, with Love II Peter Bogdanovich Sidney Poitier, Lulu, Judy Geeson Drama sequel to 1962 film
Toad Warrior
Tornado! Noel Nosseck Bruce Campbell, Shannon Sturges Action made for TV
Trees Lounge Steve Buscemi Steve Buscemi, Anthony LaPaglia, Chloë Sevigny, Samuel L. Jackson Drama
Tremors 2: Aftershocks S.S. Wilson Fred Ward, Helen Shaver Horror sequel to Tremors
The Trigger Effect David Koepp Kyle MacLachlan, Dermot Mulroney, Elisabeth Shue Drama
Trilogy of Terror II Lysette Anthony Horror sequel
Tromeo and Juliet Lloyd Kaufman Jane Jensen, Will Keenan Drama
True Crime Pat Verducci Alicia Silverstone, Kevin Dillon, Bill Nunn Drama Trimark Pictures
The Truth About Cats & Dogs Michael Lehmann Uma Thurman, Janeane Garafalo Comedy 20th Century Fox
Twisted Desire Craig R. Baxley Melissa Joan Hart Drama
Twister Jan de Bont Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Jami Gertz, Cary Elwes Disaster first film released on DVD
Two Much Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith, Daryl Hannah Romantic comedy from Donald E. Westlake novel
Unforgettable John Dahl Ray Liotta, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Coyote, Christopher McDonald Drama MGM
Unhook the Stars Nick Cassavetes Gena Rowlands, Marisa Tomei, Gérard Depardieu, Moira Kelly Drama Miramax
Unlikely Angel Michael Switzer Dolly Parton, Roddy McDowall Family TV
Up Close & Personal Jon Avnet Robert Redford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Joe Mantegna Drama song nominated for Academy Award
A Very Brady Sequel Arlene Sanford Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Tim Matheson, Christine Taylor Comedy based on The Brady Bunch
Viva Erotica Drama
Walking and Talking Nicole Holofcener Catherine Keener, Anne Heche, Liev Schreiber Drama Miramax
The War at Home Emilio Estevez Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez Drama Sheen, Estevez as father & son
The Watermelon Woman Drama
Wedding Bell Blues Dana Lustig Illeana Douglas, Paulina Porizkova Comedy
Werewolf Jorge Rivero Horror
When We Were Kings Leon Gast Muhammad Ali, George Foreman Documentary won Academy Award
White Squall Ridley Scott Jeff Bridges, Ryan Phillippe, Scott Wolf Drama based on Robert Langford book
The Whole Wide World Dan Ireland Renée Zellweger, Vincent D'Onofrio Biography based on Novalyne Price book
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet Baz Luhrmann Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Pete Postlethwaite Drama inspired by Shakespeare's play
Windsor Protocol George Mihalki Kyle MacLachlan Drama TV
The Winner "Alan Smithee" (Alex Cox) Michael Madsen, Vincent D'Onofrio, Billy Bob Thornton Drama
Wish Upon a Star Blair Treu Katherine Heigl Family
Your Studio and You Trey Parker, Matt Stone Short subject 14 minutes

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