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Added by Stehako on 28 May 2009 05:03
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Best Films of 1996

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People who added this item 255 Average listal rating (161 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 5.9

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Nickelodeon's first movie is a nice try.
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People who added this item 32 Average listal rating (23 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 6.9
Mother (2021)

Oh, Brother!
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People who added this item 1105 Average listal rating (604 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.4
Crash, get off. What a life.
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People who added this item 81 Average listal rating (63 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.4
Fled (1996)

What some people did halfway through this film.
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People who added this item 220 Average listal rating (143 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.9
Sgt. Bilko (1996)

I don't know what happened here. Martin clearly owed someone a favor.
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People who added this item 2345 Average listal rating (1509 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.9
She's cute, as always, but the movie was a mess.
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People who added this item 56 Average listal rating (41 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5
Carpool (1996)

Tom Arnold is a crack-up in this messy film.
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People who added this item 108 Average listal rating (72 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.8
House Arrest (1996)

J Love was amazing even as a kid.
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People who added this item 466 Average listal rating (327 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8


Chan's big US debut proves he can hold his own, the film itself was pretty awful.
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People who added this item 540 Average listal rating (334 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
One Fine Day (1996)
Pfeiffer is one fine lady
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People who added this item 93 Average listal rating (57 ratings) 4.6 IMDB Rating 5.2

Sinbad can be a funny family comedian, too bad the filmmakers suck.
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People who added this item 188 Average listal rating (111 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 6
She's the One (1996)

Petty's soundtrack might be the only solid thing about this dialogue'd film.
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People who added this item 170 Average listal rating (123 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.2
The Arrival (1996)

Sheen attempts the serious after a series of comedies.
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People who added this item 399 Average listal rating (221 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.4

They go from beating the world to trying to beat varsity... what a disappointment.
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People who added this item 177 Average listal rating (102 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.1
Trees Lounge (1996)
Buscemi doin' what he does best... it's too bad the film falls flat.
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People who added this item 98 Average listal rating (61 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.7
Probably my least favorite Murray role, but he's still awesome!
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People who added this item 415 Average listal rating (300 ratings) 4.7 IMDB Rating 5
The Phantom (1996)
Interest in Billy Zane's Phantom sunk faster than the Titanic... because he was in that movie... but I like that movie.
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People who added this item 138 Average listal rating (85 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.7
A very disappointing sequel
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Too strange as a kid to really enjoy the adaptation.

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People who added this item 421 Average listal rating (260 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7
I'll partly blame it on the fact that I didn't see this until I was an adult; but the songs in this are terrible and acting by the boy is worse. Luckily enough of the Muppet humor is still present for this to be deemed slightly entertaining but a disappointment after the lovely Muppet Christmas Carol
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People who added this item 572 Average listal rating (326 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.6
Emma (1996)
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People who added this item 108 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1
Bed of Roses (1996)

Makes me think women might like flowers...
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People who added this item 2901 Average listal rating (1906 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6.4
Space Jam (1996)

Jordan's first attempt at movies is worse.
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People who added this item 88 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7
Citizen Ruth (1996)


Alexander Payne's first is his weakest. But I did like the ending.

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People who added this item 544 Average listal rating (319 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
Welcome to the crazy house
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People who added this item 131 Average listal rating (74 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.2
Redford knows how to woo the ladies
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People who added this item 675 Average listal rating (471 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8

Good to see Geena Davis kicking ass!
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People who added this item 343 Average listal rating (228 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.8
Bulletproof (1996)

And I will always love you, too.
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People who added this item 505 Average listal rating (334 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4

A True 'shoot 'em up'
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People who added this item 958 Average listal rating (622 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2


A decent remake of the French film/play "La Cale Aux Follies"

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People who added this item 360 Average listal rating (240 ratings) 4.3 IMDB Rating 4.5
Bio-Dome (1996)

More like Bio-Dumb!
Still, you can't fault a movie that includes an appearance from Tenacious D.
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People who added this item 479 Average listal rating (324 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.9
The Fan (1996)
Not a big fan of this slow burner that never scalds.
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People who added this item 449 Average listal rating (267 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Crucible (1996)
Day-Lewis brings respect to this somewhat dull adaptation
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People who added this item 898 Average listal rating (594 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1


Peter Jackson creates a strange ode to cheesy ghost flicks starring The Michael J Fox in, strangely, his last live-action movie role.
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People who added this item 85 Average listal rating (52 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.6
A dialogue-heavy tale that frustrates as much is it curates. None of the characters are entirely likable, which makes it a little more realistic, I suppose.
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People who added this item 174 Average listal rating (100 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
Pacino goes Richard III all up in this doc. Many years later Spacey (who is in this) will star in 'House of Cards' a modern story of Richard III.
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Long title, silly movie.
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People who added this item 911 Average listal rating (633 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6.1
Eraser (1996)

Big movie, bad taste, cool guns, Arnold.
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Just like watching the show... only not as funny
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People who added this item 173 Average listal rating (115 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.3
A lot of shooting, a lot of talking but not a lot of plot.
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People who added this item 21 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.9
Behind-the-scenes look at what happened after Carson retired from late-night. The performances, aside from Kathy Bates, were awkward. It was very made-for-TV; but kept interest.
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People who added this item 140 Average listal rating (84 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 5.6
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People who added this item 529 Average listal rating (274 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
Marvin's Room (1997)



Director: Jerry Zaks
His 1st movie
My 1st movie watched from the director


This cast is stacked, but none of them deliver a memorable performance. Diane Keaton comes closest and DeNiro's role is a total waste. The story is about relationships, and the sister relationship is the only one that pays off in the end.

Actually the most impressive part of the miss is the fact that this unknown director, Jerry Zaks, somehow was able to get all these great actors together for a very average movie.

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It's Not Easy Being Sisters
Best Performances - Diane Keaton
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People who added this item 142 Average listal rating (94 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.5


2 interesting days in the valley, true, but they never amount to much as the climax arrives too soon. I felt like only half the story was told by the time we got to the end.
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People who added this item 380 Average listal rating (204 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Basquiat (1996)
Jeffrey Wright is fantastic in his debut lead. This is a film that wants to be extra artistic but gets in the way of itself with too many conventional ways.
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People who added this item 196 Average listal rating (108 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.3
Big Night (1996)
Small movie, big taste.
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People who added this item 438 Average listal rating (282 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
I'll admit, I enjoyed this sappy tale. See it with your kids.
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People who added this item 1415 Average listal rating (746 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5


Another very strange Jarmish film with an all star cast and a great ending.
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This list was created by and in the opinion of Stephen H Koontz
Created January 1997
Updated August 2018
Films Seen: 111


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Spy Hard
Rated 2/10
If Lucy Fell
Kazaam
Striptease


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