To Watch (1996)by adam-leemartin | created - 10 Apr 2018 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
This is a random list of films, documentaries, tv shows, sporting events, etc., all of which were released in CE 1996, that I am to watch at some, yet to be determined, point in the future. Once an item on this list has been seen by myself, it will be removed and will feature in my watched and ratings lists.
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1. Albino Alligator (1996)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
While escaping from a foiled robbery attempt, three thieves find themselves surrounded by police at a New Orleans bar--only they're not the people the police are searching for.
Votes: 7,336 | Gross: $0.33M
2. American Buffalo (1996)
R | 88 min | Drama
Long-repressed feelings of bitterness and betrayal explode when three inner-city losers plot the robbery of a valuable coin in a seedy second-hand junk shop.
Votes: 3,262 | Gross: $0.54M
4. Beautiful Thing (1996)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.
Votes: 21,619 | Gross: $1.50M
5. Brassed Off (1996)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.
Votes: 17,706 | Gross: $2.56M
6. Breaking the Waves (1996)
R | 159 min | Drama
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.
Votes: 58,528 | Gross: $4.04M
7. Daylight (1996)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety.
Votes: 62,606 | Gross: $33.02M
8. Escape from L.A. (1996)
R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.
Votes: 65,647 | Gross: $25.48M
9. Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a troubled marriage while her stepsister gets engaged.
Votes: 33,943 | Gross: $9.71M
11. Eye for an Eye (1996)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When the courts fail to keep behind bars the man who raped and murdered her daughter, a woman seeks her own form of justice.
Votes: 12,319 | Gross: $26.79M
13. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 574,647 | Gross: $24.61M
16. Freeway (1996)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A twisted take on "Little Red Riding Hood", with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker travelling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer and pedophile.
Votes: 25,086 | Gross: $0.30M
17. Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History
A Mississippi district attorney and the widow of Medgar Evers struggle to finally bring a white racist to justice for the 1963 murder of the civil rights leader.
Votes: 9,647 | Gross: $13.05M
19. It's My Party (1996)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
"You won't leave me, will you?" Nick asks Brandon shortly after revealing to him the results of his last blood test for HIV. "I don't want to die alone." In spite of Brandon's protestations... See full summary »
Votes: 2,619 | Gross: $0.62M
22. Last Dance (1996)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller
A lawyer assigned to the clemency case of a woman on death row finds himself forming a deep friendship with her while he tries to prevent her impending execution.
Votes: 3,769 | Gross: $5.86M
24. Looking for Richard (1996)
PG-13 | 111 min | Documentary, Drama
Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."
Votes: 7,676 | Gross: $1.36M
25. Multiplicity (1996)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated.
Votes: 28,543 | Gross: $20.10M
26. Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama
A newly elected District Attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.
Votes: 5,980 | Gross: $9.88M
Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.
30. Stealing Beauty (1996)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
After her mother commits suicide, a young woman travels to Italy in search of love, truth and a deeper connection with herself.
Votes: 24,334 | Gross: $4.57M
31. Surviving Picasso (1996)
R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The passionate Merchant Ivory drama tells the story of Françoise Gilot (Natascha McElhone), the only lover of Pablo Picasso (Sir Anthony Hopkins) who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty, and move on with her life.
Votes: 6,590 | Gross: $2.00M
32. Terror in the Family (1996 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance
The portrait of a dysfunctional Nineties suburban family, where behind closed doors, alcohol and rebellion are hidden among the lie of perfection. 15-year-old Deena's sleazy, twisted boyfriend is believed - at first - to be the cause.
33. The Birdcage (1996)
R | 117 min | Comedy
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.
Votes: 74,649 | Gross: $124.06M
34. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
PG-13 | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After being rescued and brought to an island, a man discovers that its inhabitants are experimental animals being turned into strange-looking humans, all of it the work of a visionary doctor.
Votes: 29,587 | Gross: $27.66M
35. The Leading Man (1996)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his ... See full summary »
37. The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science (1996–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
True stories of crime investigations using forensic science.
39. The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
PG-13 | 144 min | Drama, Romance
An American girl inherits a fortune and falls into a misguided relationship with a gentleman confidence artist whose true nature, including a barbed and covetous disposition, turns her life into a nightmare.
Votes: 10,237 | Gross: $3.69M
40. The Sunshine Boys (1996 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Two aging comedians who acrimoniously dissolved their act eight years earlier must overcome their differences when they have the chance for a lucrative movie comeback.
41. To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
David Lewis is affected by the death of his wife Gillian, who fell from the mast pole of their boat on a sailing trip two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,440 | Gross: $4.14M
42. Unforgettable (1996)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A medical examiner, who was suspected of murdering his wife, is trying an experimental drug to retrieve his wife's and others' memory and maybe find the killer and the mass murderer in a related present case.
Votes: 4,636 | Gross: $2.78M