1996 March Movies (By Date)

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.

    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.

      The NeverEnding Story

        • Unrated
        • 30 min
        • Animation
        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.

        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...

          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!

          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.

            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.

              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]>

                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...

                  Wallace and Gromit: A Close Shave (1996)

                  Wallace and Gromit: A Close Shave

                  • 100%
                  • Unrated
                  • 30 min
                  • Animation

                  Wallace falls in love with wool-shop owner Wendolene, not suspecting that she (or rather, her dog) is at the head of a fiendish sheep-rustling plot. Gromit is set up and jailed, but his new-found sheepish friend is determine to give Wallace a helping hand in finding out the real truth.

                  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...

                  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...

                  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...

                  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.

                    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...

                      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.

                        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.

                          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.

                            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.