Year 1996 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1996 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, touching, psychological and absurd films and TV shows about / with flashback, murder, blood, friendship, death, telephone call, violence, coming of age, dog and cell phone plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Hong Kong and other countries.
year 1996
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year 1996 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1996: Everest (2015), Frequency (2016), Mid90s (2018), Love and Fury (2016), Bel Canto (2018), Super Dark Times (2017), Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh (1997), Everything Sucks! (2018), Jumanji (2017), Kill Your Friends (2015).

List of year 1996 movies

 7.1
 183K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, scenic, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, forces of nature, adventure, beautiful scenery, death, stranded, against the odds, climbing, adventurer, tragedy, death of protagonist ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, nepal, texas
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 7.5
 12K
Frequency (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, police detective, investigation, father daughter relationship, destiny, danger, ham radio, murder, redemption, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa
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 7.4
 32K
Mid90s (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, cynical
Plot: skateboarding, dysfunctional family, coming of age, friends, teenager, gay slur, foul language, mother son relationship, misogyny, food, remote control, nickname ...
Time: 1990s, year 1996
Place: california, los angeles
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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sprawling drama centered on five key days in a family's life.
Style: touching, realistic, clever, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: diary, coming of age, taxi driver, marriage, wine, performance, family relations, living with parents, youth, reconciliation, slacker, acceptance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1996, year 1998 ...
Place: france, medical school, europe
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 5.6
 328
Love and Fury (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1980's Helsinki, a city about to burst with young energy and rebellion, two young writers determined to conquer the world fall madly in love. For Inka, the love affair puts everything in motion: she finds her own voice, publishes her first ...
Plot: new wave, punk, culture, literature, sex scene, phone sex, lsd, drug use, female nudity, love, bare breasts, mental instability ...
Time: year 1996
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 5.4
 2K
Bel Canto (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerrilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspense
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, flash forward, violence, murder, singing, interracial romance, revolution, singer, military, tragic love, death threat ...
Time: year 1996
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Super Dark Times (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: nightmare, high school, adolescence, marijuana, youth, murder, coming of age, sword, christmas, insomnia, accidental killing, blood ...
Time: 1990s, year 1996, year 1995
Place: new york
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Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh (1997)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: masked killer, plot twist, lovers reunited, rape and revenge, flashback, professor, erotica, murder, female corpse, female orgasm, goatee, murder investigation ...
Time: year 1996
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Everything Sucks! (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's 1996 in a town called Boring, Oregon, where high school misfits in the AV and drama clubs brave the ups and downs of teenage emotions in the VHS era.
Style: stylized, touching, light, humorous, colourful
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, school, coming out, interracial friendship, teenager, school play, misfit, relationships, stock footage, coming of age, road trip, disgraced ...
Time: 1990s, year 1996
Place: oregon
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 6.9
 262K
Jumanji (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.
Style: exciting, colourful, witty, wild, breathtaking ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage boy, team, jungle, game, video game, adventurer, playing a video game, mission, high school, teenage girl, explorer, student ...
Time: 1990s, year 1996, 2010s
Place: new hampshire
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Kill Your Friends (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the late 1990s, a drug-addled nihilist resorts to murder to climb the ladder of the London music industry.
Style: dark humor
Plot: killer, music industry, murder, united kingdom, music, music business, telephone, airplane, dancing, rivalry, lie, delusion ...
Time: 1990s, year 1983, year 1996, year 1981
Place: austin texas
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Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Former Nazi Klaus Abard survives to the 1990s by taking anti-ageing pills. He plans to use a time travel trip to return to Germany in 1944 and present Hitler with a hydrogen bomb, so that he can win the war. Unfortunately the pilot, woman-chasing ...
Style: surreal, absurd, dark humor
Plot: bartender, fake identity, evil twin, human duplication, arrest, duplicity, rescue, old woman, womanizer, time machine, disposing of a dead body, execution ...
Time: year 1941, year 1996, year 1944
Place: prague, czech republic, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, europe ...
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Made in Hong Kong (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The first independent film to emerge from the former British colony since the changeover to China in 1997, Made in Hong Kong is an intoxicating drama about teenage alienation.
Style: realistic, captivating, offbeat, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: right hand man, estrangement, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, nihilism, youth, haunted by the past, teenage life, unfulfillment, fall in love, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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A Brilliant Young Mind (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious ...
Plot: prodigy, autism, child prodigy, coming of age, mathematics, teenager, death of father, social misfits, hopes, contests and competitions, self discovery, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996
Place: taiwan, england, asia
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 5.9
 17K
Welcome to Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, tv show, obsession, life turned upside down, media, mental disorders, depression, friendship, loneliness, medication, character study, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, year 1991, year 1989 ...
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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 4.2
 800
Vampire Clan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five friends welcome real life vampirism into their lives. They cut their own wrists and let their friends drink from them. Rod, the leader, and a very psychotic young guy, ends up killing Heathers parents and stealing their car to go on a crazy ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, scary
Plot: murder, teenage life, religions or cults, juvenile delinquency, leadership, investigation, uncover truth, suburbs, slasher, gory, vampire, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, year 1996
Place: florida, usa
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New Kimagure Orange Road: Summer's Beginning (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Kimagure Orange Road series centers on a teenage romantic triangle: Hikaru and Madoka were best friends until they fell for Kyosuke, an understated hero with psychic powers. In 1991, the 19-year-old Kyosuke is struck by car and propelled three ...
Plot: playing piano, reconciliation, telepathy, teleportation, dancer, singer, flashback, dancing, audition, friendship, song, friend ...
Time: 1990s, year 1996
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 3.5
 348
Timemaster (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young Jesse is traveling through time in order to stop some evil virtual reality fight managers from a parallel universe trying to destroy Earth.
Plot: virtual reality, time travel, dream, orphan, billy the kid, alien, outer space, post apocalypse, brother sister relationship, portal, orphanage, old west ...
Time: year 2006, year 2008, year 1996
Place: arizona
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 7.2
 141
Un Amore (1999)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years of the relationship between a man and a woman. We start in the present, as they are both married to other people and are having an adulterous affair with each other. Then we move to their first date and from there chronologically ...
Plot: year 2000, night, new year's eve, daughter, guitarist, world cup, exam, iraq war, sex scene, guitar, part animation, extramarital affair ...
Time: year 1996, year 1989, year 1984, year 1991, year 1982 ...
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 4.9
 221
Satan Returns (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Women born on the 6th June are being killed around Hong Kong. There is a lunatic on the loose. Ching, a police psychologist, looks to be the next victim. She is suffering from terrifying dreams involving the devil himself. All becomes clear when the ...
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending, twist ending
Plot: kung fu, supernatural, evil, gun duel, possession, whodunit, woman shot, exit wound, lasersight, cruelty, gun violence, martial artist ...
Time: year 1996
Place: hong kong
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 6.2
 611
At Cafe 6 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After her car breaks down on a rainy night, Miss Liang enters a nearby coffee shop called Cafe 6. The owner of the shop finds out that Miss Liang has just gotten into a fight with her boyfriend who is currently overseas, so to kill time, he shares a ...
Style: heartbreaking
Plot: male bonding, student, bicycle, cafe, single mother, gangster, funeral, birthday, police station, robbery, teacher, college ...
Time: 1990s, year 1995, year 1996
Place: taiwan, taipei
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 6.7
 17K
Denial (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Style: dramatic, factual, clever, light, interesting ...
Plot: historian, holocaust, new yorker, auschwitz, court case, courtroom, shoah, holocaust survivor, concentration camp, anti semitism, barbed wire, diary ...
Time: year 1994, year 1998, year 1996, 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia, israel, london, england, australia
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Central Intelligence (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, absurd, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, cia, spy, friendship, chase, high school, betrayal, office, high school reunion, accountant, fight scenes, transformation ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, year 1996
Place: maryland, new jersey
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 6.1
 250
Along the Way (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A funny, gripping and powerful drama about the post graduation summer of four lifelong friends and one night that changed the course of their lives... forever. Like Crash , Saint Elmo s Fire and it s inspiration Stand By Me, Along the WAY is a ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, college, youth, best friends, world, friends, coming of age, redemption, showbiz, hopes, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, year 1983
Place: connecticut, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, physical appearance, best friends, depression, loneliness, social misfits, adolescence, youth, teenage love, fat girl, high school life, first love ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
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The End of the Tour (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sincere, intellectual ...
Plot: loneliness, journalism, media, artists and showbiz, writer's life, existentialism, depression, suicide, book, friendship, death, marshmallow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1996
Place: usa, illinois, mcdonald's restaurant, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota
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 8.0
 544K
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, plague, time loop, social misfits, post apocalyptic, changing the past or future, paranoia, save the world, apocalypse, insanity, future dystopia, psychology ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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 6.6
 991
Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: realistic, witty, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, assassination, culture clash, media, society, ambition, state affairs, rise to the top, media satire, idealism, campaign, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 6.0
 49K
Soldier (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste planet and left for dead. He soon interacts with a group of crash survivors ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, space travel, military, soldier, one man army, rescue, presumed dead, survival, terminator, emotionless, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, year 1996
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 6.1
 28K
Multiplicity (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, split personality, experiment gone awry, disorder, twins, family life, misfit, mental illness, fish out of water, switching roles, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Time: year 1996
Place: england, europe
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