1996 March Movies

Fargo (1996)

Fargo

  • 94%
  • R
  • 98 min
  • Crime

Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs (Steve Buscemi and Peter Stormare) to kidnap his own wife. Jerry will collect the ransom from her wealthy father (Harve Presnell), paying the thugs a small portion and keeping the rest to satisfy his debts.

The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper and two innocent bystanders in rural Minnesota, drawing local Police Chief...

The Birdcage (1996)

The Birdcage

  • 77%
  • R
  • 117 min
  • Comedy

As modem as this minute, as pertinent as today, this Elaine May- scripted film portrays Armand (ROBIN WILLIAMS) and Albert (NATHAN LANE) as having a home life many would envy. They share a long-term committed relationship encompassing their lives and careers and have together raised Armand's son Val (DAN FUTTERMAN) into a caring, responsible and mature young man. So when Val arrives home and announces his engagement to the daughter of an ultra-conservative U.S. Senator, what choice is there but...

Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)

Hellraiser: Bloodline

    • R
    • 86 min
    • Horror

    Determined to close the gates of hell once and for all, a 22nd-century scientist, whose ancestor originally freed the demonic Pinhead centuries before, tries to reverse the Lament Configuration. Spanning several generations, this final entry in Clive Barker's horror franchise acts as both prequel and sequel to the other installments.

    Stealing Beauty (1996)

    Stealing Beauty

    • 53%
    • R
    • 118 min
    • Drama

    Lucy Harmon, an American teenager is arriving in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to become reacquainted. Lucy's mother has committed suicide since then, and she also hopes to discover the identity of her father.

    Executive Decision (1996)

    Executive Decision

      • R
      • 133 min
      • Action

      An elite team must board a 747 in-flight without being detected to locate and disable a hair-triggered nerve-toxin bomb that could wipe out the U.S. Eastern Seaboard, before executing a split-second attack to overwhelm the terrorists in command of the aircraft and save the passengers.

      This team must successfully complete their mission without air-to-ground communications and before the increasingly jittery U.S. military shoots the potentially threatening airliner down.

      Down Periscope (1996)

      Down Periscope

      • 13%
      • PG-13
      • 92 min
      • Comedy

      Bumbling Navy lieutenant Tom Dodge has been given one last chance to clean up his record. But Admiral Graham, his nemesis, assigns Dodge to the Stingray, a submarine that can barely keep afloat. To add insult to injury, the Stingray is to be the enemy flagship in the upcoming war games … and to make matters even worse, Dodge's crew is a band of idiots even more incompetent that he is!

      Sgt. Bilko (1996)

      Sgt. Bilko

      • 32%
      • PG
      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      Steve Martin is the quintessential, silver-tongued con man, Master Sergeant Ernie Bilko. He is in charge of the Ft. Baxter motor pool, but specializes in free-enterprise capitalism. Bilko believes deep in his soul that the U.S. Army is comprised of hard-working men and women who have earned a diversion from their patriotic labors. He has merely made it his personal responsibility to offer them recreation and a host of other items of valuable merchandise.

      Juggling a fine line between military...

      Up Close & Personal (1996)

      Up Close & Personal

      • 29%
      • PG-13
      • 119 min
      • Drama

      Tally Atwater (MICHELLE PFEIFFER) is one of the most trusted figures in the nation. A familiar and comforting face to the millions of network TV news viewers who invite her into their homes every day, Tally is an articulate, sophisticated and charming newscaster. But she didn't start out that way. A onetime waitress and casino craps dealer named Sallyanne, from Reno, Nevada, she pursued a dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape.

      Flirting with Disaster (1996)

      Flirting with Disaster

      • 86%
      • R
      • 92 min
      • Comedy

      Written and directed by David O. Russell (THREE KINGS, SPANKING THE MONKEY), this hysterically original comedy was cheered by critics and audiences nationwide. A man, his wife, newborn baby and adoption case worker journey across the country in search of his birth parents.

      Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

      Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco

        • G
        • 89 min
        • Adventure

        When Chance escapes from his kennel at San Francisco International Airport while leaving on a trip with the Seavers, his loyal friends Shadow and Sassy band together to follow him. And when the plane takes off with out them, the companions find themselves wandering the rough and tumble streets of the city by the bay, searching for a way back to where they live in the suburbs.

        Refusing to let anything stand in the way of their reaching their destination, the pets are caught up in the most...

        Diabolique (1996)

        Diabolique

        • 12%
        • R
        • 107 min
        • Drama

        Nicole (Sharon Stone) and Mia (Isabelle Adjani) are two very different women, but they have something in common. Both of them are sleeping with Guy Baran (Chazz Palminteri) -- and both of them are sick of his domination over their lives. Nicole is Guy's mistress. Mia Baran is Guy's wife.

        One day Nicole and Mia decide to free themselves from Guy's sadistic embrace once and for all. The forlorn wife and the furious mistress decide to murder Guy together -- to end his power over them...

        Bullet (1996)

        Bullet

          • R
          • 100 min
          • Action

          A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.

          A Face to Die For (1996)

          A Face to Die For

            • Unrated
            • 90 min
            • Drama

            A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.

            A Family Thing (1996)

            A Family Thing

            • 73%
            • NONE
            • 109 min
            • Comedy

            Earl Pilcher, Jr. runs an equipment renatl business in rural Arkansas. He lives with his extended family, including his wife, kids and parents. When his mother dies, she leaves a letter that says he is not her "natural" son, but that he is the son of a black woman who died in childbirth and left Earl in her care

            Earl is compelled to learn more about his roots. He finds out he has a half-brother in Chicago and he sets out to visit him. Finding it difficult to fit in whith his newfound...

            A Husband, a Wife and a Lover (1996)

            A Husband, a Wife and a Lover

              • Unrated
              • 95 min
              • Drama

              A woman who is about to divorce her philandering husband of 23 years finds he's had a debilitating stroke, and comes home only to care for him. She finds companionship with a friend, which leads to romance. The three must then deal with the complex feelings on all sides. Written by Ann Teitelbaum <[email protected]>

              A Moment of Romance 3 (1996)

              A Moment of Romance 3

                • Unrated
                • 95 min
                • Action

                Lau Tin-Wai (Andy Lau) is a fighter pilot in the Chinese airforce who is forced to ditch in a field; he is taken in by the remote community of farmers who nurse him back to health, here he meets Ting Siu-Wo, a young woman who falls in love with him.

                All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 (1996)

                All Dogs Go To Heaven 2

                  • G
                  • 82 min
                  • Animation

                  The story finds our canine hero Charlie (CHARLIE SHEEN) in dog heaven-literally--where he should be enjoying his afterlife. Unfortunately, he has decided that, though his reward may be in heaven, it's a lot more fun scamming for it back on earth. Charlie gets his chance at a return trip to earth when Gabriel's Horn is stolen and falls from Heaven, and he is assigned to retrieve it. Reunited with his old pal Itchy (DOM DELUISE), Charlie is also joined in his quest by a beautiful Irish Setter...

                  Annie O

                    • PG
                    • 93 min
                    • Romance

                    When a 15-year-old becomes the first female starter on her high school's male basketball team, her achievement is marred by the treatment she receives at the hands of her teammates, her brother and even her boyfriend.

                    Bloodsport II (1996)

                    Bloodsport II

                      • R
                      • 90 min
                      • Action

                      After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. Especially one of the guards, Demien, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the opportunity. Alex finds one friend and mentor in the jailhouse, Master Sun, who teaches him a superior fighting style called Iron Hand. When a 'best of the best kumite' is to take place, Demien gets an invitation. Now Master Sun...

                      Cosi (1996)

                      Cosi

                        • R
                        • 100 min
                        • Comedy

                        Lewis a young director get his first job directing a play at a mental hospital with the patients as the cast. The play that is decided on is Cosi fan tutte an opera by Mozart.