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 serious, realistic, psychological, humorous, melancholic and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with flashback, murder, violence, blood, telephone call, death, catastrophe, dialogue, friendship and adaptation 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), Spinning Boris (2003), My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996), Denial (2016), Love and Fury (2016), Bel Canto (2018), Super Dark Times (2017), Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh (1997).

List of year 1996 movies

 7.1
 176K
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: realistic, based on true events, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, forces of nature, death, adventure, climbing, against the odds, adventurer, stranded, tragedy, death of protagonist, freeze to death ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, asia, himalaya, nepal, texas
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 7.6
 11K
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, danger, destiny, redemption, father daughter relationship, ham radio, murder, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa
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 6.7
 967
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: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, head of state, rise to the top, idealism, culture clash, media satire, political conspiracy, political intrigue, political unrest, campaign, fighting the system, media ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, depression, teenage life, best friends, teenage love, social misfits, youth, first love, loneliness, human relationship, high school life, single parent ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
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Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, hell, demon, gory, time travel, good versus evil, destiny, deadly creature, master villain, artificial intelligence, supernatural ability, save the world ...
Time: future, 18th century, 22nd century, year 1996, 1780s ...
Place: manhattan new york city, france
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 6.6
 15K
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: holocaust, historian, new yorker, court case, courtroom, anti semitism, auschwitz, holocaust survivor, american abroad, professor, year 2000, neo nazi ...
Time: 21st century, year 1996, year 1994, year 1998
Place: atlanta georgia, israel, london, england, australia
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 5.7
 256
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: sex scene, depression, falling in love, writing, insanity, literature, smoking, drug use, break up, male nudity, love, book ...
Time: year 1996
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 5.2
 1K
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.
Plot: concert, teenage boy, machine gun, violence, sex, murder, undressing, blood, russian, husband wife relationship, military, flash forward ...
Time: year 1996
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Super Dark Times (2017)
Genre: Drama, 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: coming of age, murder, sword, nightmare, high school, marijuana, youth, adolescence, christmas, insomnia, blood, guilt ...
Time: 1990s, year 1995, year 1996
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: cunnilingus, sex scene, human sacrifice, force field, possession, resurrection, police station, happy ending, murder investigation, police investigation, police detective, evil spirit ...
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.
Plot: road trip, coming out, coming of age, lgbt, high school, school, lesbian kiss, school play, estranged father, interracial friendship, teenager
Time: 1990s, year 1996
Place: oregon
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 7.0
 220K
Jumanji (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, biting, cliffhanger, wild, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: team, jungle, teenage girl, game, video game, playing a video game, adventurer, student, teenage boy, mission, high school, animal attack ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1996
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: murder, killer, magazine, united kingdom, music, sex tape, girl group, sex scene, threesome, stripper, blackmail, cocaine ...
Time: 1990s, year 1981, year 1996, year 1983
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: dark humor, surreal, absurd
Plot: time travel, twin brother, surrealism, dying repeatedly, travel agency, arrested, murder by shooting, man in bathtub, outburst, adolf hitler, elderly woman, bossy wife ...
Time: year 1941, year 1944, year 1996
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic, czech republic, germany ...
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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: serious, offbeat, realistic, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: losing-it hero, urban, unfulfillment, youth, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, introspection, haunted by the past, teenage life, estrangement, coming of age, fall in love ...
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: emotional, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: prodigy, mathematics, autism, coming of age, teenager, child prodigy, death of father, social misfits, social outcast, self discovery, mental illness, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, dark humor, satirical ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, tv show, life turned upside down, mental disorders, media, misfit, depression, loneliness, psychiatrist, drugs, borderline personality disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1991, year 1996 ...
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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 4.4
 774
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, stylized
Plot: murder, vampire, gory, juvenile delinquency, serial killer, suburbs, slasher, investigation, uncover truth, violence spree, teenage life, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 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: 22 year old, loss of virginity, 18 year old, sexy woman, teleportation, telepathy, playing piano, reconciliation, broken heart, falling in love, telekinesis, hotel ...
Time: year 1996, 1990s
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 3.8
 337
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, street shootout, outer space, alien, billy the kid, old west, brother sister relationship, time travel, orphan, post apocalypse, orphanage, portal ...
Time: year 2006, year 2008, year 1996
Place: arizona
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 6.8
 129
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: turin italy, doctor, extramarital affair, beach, singing, lawyer, love, divorce, friend, year 2000, world cup, guitarist ...
Time: 1990s, year 1985, year 1984, year 1989, year 1991 ...
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 5.0
 213
Satan Returns (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 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, twist ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: kung fu, supernatural, evil, mind control, police protagonist, police chief, aids, reverend, devil, bible quote, clairvoyant, retribution ...
Time: year 1996
Place: hong kong
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 6.2
 549
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: motorcycle, kitten, police station, cinema, hospital, death of mother, karaoke, fight, train station, terminal illness, cleavage, street market ...
Time: year 1995, year 1996, 1990s
Place: taiwan, taipei
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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, friendship, chase, spy, transformation, high school, betrayal, fight scenes, parody, accountant, high school reunion ...
Time: year 1996, 2010s, 1990s
Place: maryland, new jersey
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 6.9
 248
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: college, friendship, world, buddies, coming of age, youth, friends, best friends, redemption, showbiz, hopes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, year 1996
Place: madison square garden manhattan new york city
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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, sincere, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: loneliness, journalism, writer's life, artists and showbiz, media, existentialism, depression, suicide, book, friendship, death, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, illinois, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota
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 8.0
 527K
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, surreal, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, plague, social misfits, changing the past or future, save the world, future dystopia, apocalypse, insanity, paranoia, mystery, race against time, postmodernism ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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 6.0
 48K
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, one man army, soldier, rescue, presumed dead, master warrior, survival, space marine, alien planet, heroic mission ...
Time: future, year 1996
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 6.0
 27K
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, offbeat, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cloning, construction, split personality, switching roles, self discovery, parents and children, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, twins, mental illness ...
Time: year 1996
Place: england, europe
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 6.9
 2K
Moebius (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story is set beneath Buenos Aires, deep within its labyrinthine subway system, and centers on a train containing 30 riders that has mysteriously disappeared. The subway officials are greatly troubled and so call in topographer Daniel Pratt to ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Plot: train, mathematics, uncover truth, fighting the system, politics, society, disorder, intrigue, experiment gone awry, time travel, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: argentina, latin america
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