1996 December Movies

Raven (1996)

Raven

    • R
    • 93 min
    • Action

    Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could escape... But no one escapes from the Raven Teams ruthless leader Raven. At least not alive. Raven is back with a new team to hunt down and eliminate Grant... Written by Ricki <[email protected]>

    Rebirth of Mothra (1996)

    Rebirth of Mothra

      • Unrated
      • 104 min
      • Action

      A logging and mining company working in Northern Japan disrupts a set of magical seals buried undergound, causing the release of Death Ghidora, an enormous, three-headed monster that had previously wiped out all life on Mars and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs on Earth. When Death Ghidora begins sucking the life out of the environment, the only thing that can save the planet from destruction is Mothra, the giant flying insect. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher...

      Safety in Numbers

        • NONE
        • 75 min
        • Drama

        A writer finds himself having to juggle friendships and his career in this slice of life, mid-1990s look at Orange County, CA.

        Samson and Delilah (1996)

        Samson and Delilah

          • Unrated
          • 172 min
          • Adventure

          Mara and her husband Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. Much to their regret, they have not been able to have children. One day, a mysterious stranger appears to Mara and promises her that she will bear a son whom she is to call Samson. The stranger tells her that as one chosen by God Samson will fight the Philistines, will have immense strength at his disposal, but that he may never cut his hair (or drink alcohol);...

          Sci-fighters (1996)

          Sci-fighters

            • R
            • 94 min
            • Sci-Fi

            The near future, 2009. Earth is covered by an impenetrable dust cloud, the result of an ecological catastrophe. Imprisoned on the moon, deranged Adrian Dunn, a former Boston PD detective, has been infected by an alien virus. Apparently dead, his body is shipped back to Earth, but Dunn is very much alive - and carrying the deadliest virus Earth has ever seen.

            Sik san (1996)

            Sik san

              • 95 min
              • Action

              The God of Cookery, a brilliant chef who sits in judgement of those who would challenge his title, loses his title when a jealous chef reveals him to be a con-man and humiliates him publicly. As this new chef takes on the God of Cookery's role, the former God tries to pull himself back on top again, to challenge his rival and find once and for all who is the true God of Cookery.

              Some Mother's Son (1996)

              Some Mother's Son

              • 69%
              • R
              • 112 min
              • Drama

              Two women (Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan) battle to save the lives of their sons who are involved in the tragic Irish hunger strike of 1981.

              Sono pazzo di Iris Blond (1996)

              Sono pazzo di Iris Blond

                • R
                • 110 min
                • Comedy

                Romeo, a lovelorn Roman musician in his 40s with 20 years since his only hit, consults a fortuneteller who predicts he'll find love and money with a foreign singer named for a flower. In Brussels he meets Marguerite, an older chanteuse who interprets Jacques Brel and loves her yappy dog. Then, late one night, while binging on burgers, he meets Iris, 25, a waitress, free spirit, poet and singer who sleeps with a new man nearly every night. Romeo falls for her, and, better, he puts her...

                Spill (1996)

                Spill

                  • PG-13
                  • 87 min
                  • Action

                  A United States Presidential bodyguard risks everything to save the day when a truck chock full of biological weapons contrives to crash in a National Park

                  Spring and Chaos (1996)

                  Spring and Chaos

                    • 55 min
                    • Animation

                    Set in the beginning of the 20th century Japan, the film follows the bright and eccentric Kenji from his late student years through his adulthood. Kenji suffers the tragedy of being an artist who's art isn't recognized during his lifetime. Based on the life of the author Kenji Miyazawa, the film depicts his brief but intense existence.

                    The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue (1996)

                    The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue

                      • 92 min
                      • Drama

                      When an unemployed Detroit man is arrested for a crime he didn't commit, his three children is determined to get him out of jail in time for Christmas and they decide to enlist the help of "the most powerful man in the world" - President Hoover. En route to the White House, they meet an array of colorful characters.

                      The Conquest (1996)

                      The Conquest

                        • Unrated
                        • 109 min
                        • History

                        Filmed in commemoration of Hungary's 1100th anniversary and on the sites of the actual events, a cast of thousands authentically recreates the 896 AD arrival of the Magyar chief Arpad (Nero) and his seven tribes into the Carpathian basin from the steppes. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

                        The Evening Star (1996)

                        The Evening Star

                        • 23%
                        • PG-13
                        • 129 min
                        • Comedy

                        Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty line.

                        The Flintstones Christmas in Bedrock

                          • Unrated
                          • 30 min
                          • Short

                          A caveless kid comes to live with the Flintstones on Christmas and ends up geting himself and Fred stuck in prison right before Fred is going to play Santa Claus in the Bedrock parade.

                          The Ice Princess (1996)

                          The Ice Princess

                            • Unrated
                            • 60 min
                            • Fantasy

                            This is another variation of the Cinderella story: the bright and beautiful Ella lives in the household of a lord since her mother died. She's unhappy because the lord's daughters treat her like their servant. The country is in problems, because the prince is a dreamer and doesn't realize that his chancellor abuses his power. When the day nears the prince is forced by law to find a wife, a celebration on a frozen lake is arranged. Ella manages to skate on the lake for him too,...

                            The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas (1996)

                            The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas

                              • Unrated
                              • 91 min
                              • Comedy

                              The made for television movie Munster's Scary Little Christmas, created three decades after the demise of the original series, concerns son Eddie missing his home in Transylvania. Soon the entire family bands together to teach the young boy everything great about the holiday season.

                              The Preacher's Wife (1996)

                              The Preacher's Wife

                              • 60%
                              • PG
                              • 124 min
                              • Comedy

                              Whitney Houston stars as the gospel-singing wife of Reverend Henry Biggs (Courtney B. Vance), a good man who is doubting his ability to make a difference in his troubled community and home. Help is on the way in the form of angel Dudley (Denzel Washington) who soon becomes both the source of and solution to their problems.

                              The Proposition (1996)

                              The Proposition

                                • PG-13
                                • 93 min
                                • Adventure

                                In Wales, around 1800, Catherine Morgan is widowed young, her husband a war casualty whose unpaid gambling debts threaten both the loss of home and farm and destitution for her and her daughters Elen and Emily. Catherine hopes to save them by selling their cattle at a distant market. She must overcome the hardships of the cattle drive across the craggy Welsh countryside as an obsessively infatuated sheriff, whom she does not love, attempts to thwart the drive; and she must work out her...

                                The Spartans

                                  • Unrated
                                  • 13 min
                                  • Short
                                  We Free Kings (1996)

                                  We Free Kings

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 130 min
                                    • Comedy

                                    Three tumblers wander throughout Italy with their show. A priest asks them to perform the Three Kings in a Nativity play, in a village where there are no children. That night a comet runs across the sky, so the three decide to follow it to search for the new Messiah. Written by Adalberto Fornario