1996 December Movies

Code Name: Wolverine (1996)

Code Name: Wolverine

    • R
    • 96 min
    • Thriller

    Harry Gordini is on his way to Italy for a holiday with his family. On his way he accidentally picks up the wrong suitcase which holds in it hundreds of millions worth of new superdrug. Now the drugdealers want the drugs back and kidnap Harry's wife and son. But unfortunately Harry isn't just anyone, he's an ex-Navy SEAL and veteran of the Gulf war, code named "Wolverine". He successfully rescues his wife and kid from the drugdealers, but unfortunately their problems...

    Generation X (1996)

    Generation X

      • Unrated
      • 87 min
      • Action

      A group of young mutants--humans with a genetic variation that gives them superpowers and makes them feared by the population at large--begin training at a school for heroes. Their studies are interrupted when they must rescue one of their number from a mad scientist who can enter others' dreams. Written by Anonymous

      Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

      Ghosts of Mississippi

        • PG-13
        • 130 min
        • Drama

        Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith (Woods),who on June 12, 1963 ended the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung jury. Nearly thirty-one years would pass before justice would make its peace with Medgar Evers. Through perseverance and faith, his case would be resurrected, and Mississippi along with the world would take a...

        Hidden in America (1996)

        Hidden in America

          • PG-13
          • 93 min
          • Drama

          Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his wife and the loss of his job that they can and will survive. After hitting brick wall after brick wall comes a glimmer of hope. Written by Richard Jones <[email protected]>

          Hotel de Love (1996)

          Hotel de Love

          • 25%
          • R
          • 96 min
          • Comedy

          10 years ago at a party, Steven thinks he sees the girl of his dreams, Melissa. Just as he's about to make his move, his twin brother Rick gets to her first and they fall in love. Steven watches his brother's relationship bloom, longing for Melissa all the while. Eventually, Melissa leaves to go to college and the brothers go on with their lives. Steven becomes a workaholic to block out his feelings about Melissa and Rick becomes a spineless bellboy at the Hotel de Love, after a later girl...

          How the Toys Saved Christmas (1996)

          How the Toys Saved Christmas

            • Unrated
            • 92 min
            • Animation

            When Santa's helper Granny Rose falls ill and must take off a Christmas Eve, she recruits Mr. Grimm to help deliver all the toys. What no one but the toys knows is that Mr. Grimm plans to auction off the toys to the highest bidder! His plan means that the toys won't make it to the children who are their destinies. The toys decide to deliver themselves, and the story follows them as they struggle to avoid the heartless Mr. Grimm and to find their true homes. Written by Anthony...

            Hugo the Movie Star (1996)

            Hugo the Movie Star

              • Unrated
              • 72 min
              • Animation

              Hugo, the one-of-a-kind jungle animal, is snatched away from his home for a second time in another attempt for him to become an animal actor. Meanwhile, he's reunited with Rita the kind, streetwise fox. Finding that life in front of and behind the camera isn't so bad, he grows more unaccustomed to wild life once he escapes and slowly weakens his relationship with Rita. Written by jcsmarchesi

              I'm Not Rappaport (1996)

              I'm Not Rappaport

              • 33%
              • PG-13
              • 135 min
              • Comedy

              A funny and exhilarating story of the unlikely bond that develops between Nat (Walter Matthau) and Midge (Ossie Davis), two lively denizens of Central Park who come to rely on each other throughout their various escapades in and around New York.

              In Love and War (1996)

              In Love and War

              • 11%
              • PG-13
              • 113 min
              • Biography

              Caught in the crossfire of a world at war, love was the last thing on their mind. But for a Red Cross nurse and a heroic, young ambulance driver, an unlikely romance blossomed in the summer of 1918 that forever changed their lives.

              The film chronicles the clandestine romance between 18-year-old Ernest Hemingway and 26-year-old Agnes von Kurowsky, the medical aide who nurtured him to health following a devastating battlefield injury. Based on Kurowsky's recently discovered diaries, this...

              Johns (1996)


              • 54%
              • 96 min
              • Drama

              It's the day before Christmas, the day before John's 21st birthday. He's a prostitute on Santa Monica Blvd in L.A., and he wants to spend that night and the next day at the posh Park Plaza Hotel. He's ripped off a local drug dealer to pay the bill, but as he's sleeping that morning, someone steals his shoes right off his feet, with the money in them. Meanwhile, Donner, a lad new to the streets, wants John to leave the city with him for Camelot, a theme park in Branson, MO, where they'll work as...

              Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996)

              Leprechaun 4: In Space

                • R
                • 95 min
                • Comedy

                Our deadly leprechaun is in space to woo a beautiful princess who is impressed with his gold and desires to separate him from it.

                Liszt's Rhapsody

                  • Unrated
                  • 49 min

                  Liszt is facing a lack of inspiration in his life, in spite of being one of the most famous concert pianists of his time. Then he encounters a young gypsy boy, Josy, who's spirited love of music touches the jaded composer. Strong wills collide as Liszt tries to tame Josy's playing into world-class form, and Josy teaches Liszt to feel the music in his soul.

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                  Little Witches (1996)

                  Little Witches

                    • R
                    • 90 min
                    • Horror

                    Six misfit schoolgirls at an all-girl Catholic high school, left alone at the school for Easter week, get mixed up with the occult and witchcraft after an old Satanic temple is found underneath the church where they attend as well as an old book of black magic spells for conjuring up an ancient demon from the pits of Hell. Janie, the most characteristic and cruelest of the girls, takes charge of the group and plots to resurrect the demon using a series of black arts spells, while one innocent...

                    Lying Eyes (1996)

                    Lying Eyes

                      • Unrated
                      • 97 min
                      • Thriller

                      Derek Bradshaw, a 33-year-old lawyer, courts and wins Amy Miller, an 18-year-old high school cheerleader. The affair progresses until she learns that he is married and has a family. During this period, she has been receiving anonymous notes, been the victim of vicious pranks and ultimately, life threatening attacks. Written by Herman Seifer <[email protected]>

                      Mother (1996)


                      • 91%
                      • PG-13
                      • 104 min
                      • Comedy

                      After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.

                      My Fellow Americans (1996)

                      My Fellow Americans

                      • 47%
                      • PG-13
                      • 101 min
                      • Adventure

                      Two former Chief Executives, Russell Kramer (Jack Lemmon) and Matthew Douglas (James Garner), who hate everything about each other -- but hate their own lives out of the political limelight even more -- are thrown together and on the road.

                      When a scandal brewing in the White House threatens to implicate both of them, Kramer and Douglas head out of the Beltway and into the real America to dodge the operatives who want to track them down. There, they learn a lot about the country that elected...

                      O Amor Natural (1996)

                      O Amor Natural

                      • 83%
                      • Unrated
                      • 76 min
                      • Documentary

                      A documentary on Brazil's relationship with the poetry of Carlos Drummond de Andrade, and to their own sexuality.

                      Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996)

                      Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

                        • NONE
                        • 150 min
                        • Documentary

                        A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.

                        Persons Unknown (1996)

                        Persons Unknown

                        • 20%
                        • 99 min
                        • Action

                        A tale of crime and police corruption. When former cop and current security expert Jim Holland (Joe Mantegna) has a one night stand with Amanda (Kelly Lynch), he does not realize it's a set up by Amanda and her sister Molly (Naomi Watts), to obtain security codes to the office of his client. The girls and their cohort (Jon Favreau) rob his client and stash the loot, but Jim has been following them and ends up stealing all of it. In the process he falls in love with Molly, and when the cops get...

                        Private Confessions (1996)

                        Private Confessions

                        • 82%
                        • Unrated
                        • 196 min
                        • Documentary

                        Five conversations frame a flawed marriage in this film written by Ingmar Bergman about his parents. Guilt-ridden wife Anna (Pernilla August) divulges an extramarital affair to a priest, her uncle Jacob (Max von Sydow). He presses her to confess her sins to her husband, Henrik. As the film moves back and forth in time, the notion of truth is tested. Tomas, the lover, and Henrik will find that Anna's confessions do not absolve anyone, and have the power to inflict more pain....