1996 March Movies

Demon in the Bottle (1996)

Demon in the Bottle

    • Unrated
    • 85 min
    • Fantasy

    Four teenagers find a lost treasure buried by a 18th century pirate on a desert island. But they accidentally release the monster who lives inside a bottle, keeping the treasure.

    Doctor Who (1996)

    Doctor Who

      • Unrated
      • 89 min
      • Adventure

      The Doctor, an alien time traveller from the planet Gallifrey, is transporting the remains of his nemesis, the Master back to their homeworld. However the Master is not as dead as the Doctor thinks. The Master's essence escapes and sabotages the TARDIS, the Doctor's time machine causing it to crash land in San Franscisco on December 30th 1999. The Doctor requires a beryllium atomic clock to repair the TARDIS, but is shot as he leaves it. Taken to hospital, the Doctor's seventh...

      Ed (1996)

      Ed

        • PG
        • 94 min
        • Comedy

        Heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

        Fantôme avec chauffeur (1996)

        Fantôme avec chauffeur

          • Unrated
          • 78 min
          • Comedy

          A chauffeur for a corrupt CEO, and a few hours later, his boss himself, are killed by the industrialist's associate. But their ghosts remain on Earth, and they try to tell the millionaire's teenage son the identity of the killer.

          George Carlin: Back in Town (1996)

          George Carlin: Back in Town

            • Unrated
            • 60 min
            • Documentary

            Back in Town is George Carlin's ninth HBO special. It was also released on CD on September 17, 1996. This was also his first of many performances at the Beacon Theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words.

            Girl 6 (1996)

            Girl 6

            • 33%
            • R
            • 108 min
            • Comedy

            Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival. Directors Quentin Tarantino and Ron Silver make cameo appearances as film directors at a pair of interesting auditions.

            Heck's Way Home (1996)

            Heck's Way Home

              • G
              • 94 min
              • Adventure

              The dog Hector is being left out while a family moves to Vancouver. He escapes from the pound to journey his way back to them.

              Hidden in Silence (1996)

              Hidden in Silence

                • Unrated
                • 90 min
                • Drama

                Poland 1939, shortly before invasion of the German troops. To save their belongings from the Nazis, the Jewish family Diamant transfers them to their 17-year-old catholic maid Fusia. In return Fusia provides them with food until the ghetto is dissolved, and then hides 13 people in her loft for over two years. However, as the front approaches and two German nurses take quarter in Fusias apartment everything seems to be in vain. Written by Thomas Gaukel...

                If Lucy Fell (1996)

                If Lucy Fell

                • 18%
                • R
                • 92 min
                • Comedy

                Therapist Lucy Ackerman's (Sarah Jessica Parker) thirtieth birthday is a month away, and the pact that she and her best friend, painter Joe MacGonaughgill (Eric Schaeffer), made years ago may now have to be honored. They vowed to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge if they didn't find love before turning thirty.

                Joe somehow finds the courage to make the big leap: he finally speaks to his ravishing neighbor (Elle Macpherson), a woman he's been watching --and painting -- through his bedroom window for...

                In the Blink of an Eye (1996)

                In the Blink of an Eye

                  • Unrated
                  • 90 min
                  • Biography

                  Hamel portrays director Dickoff who suspends her career in order to help a friend who's been in prison for quite some time in connection with a murder. Written by Hans Arentsen <[email protected]>

                  In the Lake of the Woods

                    • Unrated
                    • 90 min
                    • Drama

                    John Waylan is a candidate for U.S. senator; near the end of the campaign he is accused of ordering and participating in a massacre in a Vietnamese village. The accusation kills his career, and severely endangers his marriage. When he and Kathy flee to an isolated cabin, he awakes one morning to find her gone. Questions are asked, answers are given or hinted at, as the tension and suspense build. Written by Bruce Cameron <[email protected]>

                    It's My Party (1996)

                    It's My Party

                    • 47%
                    • R
                    • 110 min
                    • Drama

                    A Los Angeles architect, Nick Stark (Eric Roberts), is dying of AIDS. Just before Christmas, he is told that his disease has progressed and he may go quickly or linger in a coma. Not wanting to linger in a slow death, Nick has arranged for his friend, a health-care professional to help him die with dignity -- but not before he gathers everyone he loves for a two-day farewell party.

                    Nick's mother and sister, his friend, a former love and his estranged father all gather to see Nick for one last...

                    Kavkazskiy plennik (1996)

                    Kavkazskiy plennik

                      • R
                      • 99 min
                      • Drama

                      Based upon a short story by Leo Tolstoy, two Russian soldiers, Sacha and Vania, are ambushed by Muslim rebels in the grandly forbidding Caucasus and taken prisoner. Although complete understanding never fully emerges, their bittersweet ordeal reveals the human soul of two vastly different cultures.

                      Midnight Heat (1996)

                      Midnight Heat

                        • R
                        • 98 min
                        • Action

                        John Gray, a mild-mannered banker, gets hit by a car and loses most of his memory. When he gets out of the hospital, he has flashbacks which do not fit with his current life. After a strange telephone call and a murder attempt on his wife, Gray's wife is murdered which he is forced to go to L.A. in order to solve the crime and piece together his mysterious past. Written by Sean Cullin <[email protected]>

                        Mondani a mondhatatlant: Elie Wiesel üzenete

                          • Unrated
                          • 105 min
                          • Documentary

                          A documentary chronicling the adolescent years of Elie Wiesel and his "long trip", the history of his sufferings. In a remote corner of one-time Hungary, in the shadow of the Carpathian mountains, Eliezer was fifteen when Fascism brutally altered his life forever. Fifty years later, he returns to the town where he was born to walk the painful road of remembrance - but is it possible to speak of the unspeakable? Or does Auschwitz lie beyond the capacity of any human language - the...

                          My Very Best Friend

                            • PG
                            • 120 min
                            • Documentary

                            Dana Griffin is what some call a gold digger and has a habit of getting what she wants anyway possible. She is to wed wealthy Ted but her deceit is exposed. To build her life back she targets her friend Barbara and begins to take over her life.

                            Race the Sun (1996)

                            Race the Sun

                            • 22%
                            • PG
                            • 100 min
                            • Drama

                            They call themselves "lolo" -- lowly locals in Hawaiian slang -- and they've already learned a hard lesson: all they should look forward to in life is mediocrity and failure. These low-income, multi-ethnic teenagers don't expect anything from themselves, because nobody else does, until the day the new science teacher arrives at Kona Pali High. For some reason, Sandra Beecher is different from their other teachers -- she actually thinks they can and should, learn something in school.

                            With her...

                            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...

                            Space Truckers (1996)

                            Space Truckers

                              • PG-13
                              • 95 min
                              • Adventure

                              John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer robots.

                              The NeverEnding Story

                                • Unrated
                                • 30 min
                                • Animation