1996 October Movies

Different for Girls (1996)

Different for Girls

  • 48%
  • 92 min
  • Comedy

Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's busy forging a neat and orderly new life. Prentice, on the other hand, has charm but is a social disaster stuck in a dead-end job. His main talent is for getting them both into trouble. Amid the squabbles, they start to fall in love. One night, Kim invites...

Dogtown (1996)

Dogtown

    • 99 min
    • Drama

    Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like some kind of celebrity and movie star. He uses it to impress his (and everybody's) school love Dorothy, her life now a grey boring experience.

    Ed's Next Move (1996)

    Ed's Next Move

      • 88 min
      • Romance

      Ed lives in Wisconsin, but he's just been dumped by his girlfriend. So he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. He has a good partnership with his promiscuous roommate Ray. And he's made some great friends, characters at the local diner. But then there's Natalie (Lee for short). She's just what Ed thinks he's looking for, and she's available...or is she?

      Eddie Izzard: Definite Article (1996)

      Eddie Izzard: Definite Article

        • Unrated
        • 109 min
        • Comedy

        Eddie arrives on stage through a huge book which opens to reveal him sitting at the top of a staircase. Then discusses Caesar dog food, 24 hour garages, Latin, and winds his way through James Bond gadgets, Einstein and Pavlov.

        Eva Perón (1996)

        Eva Perón

          • Unrated
          • 120 min
          • Biography

          Drama based on the life of Eva Peron, an obscure actress, who rose to become wife of Argentine strong-man President Juan Peron and one of the most powerful figures in Argentina until her death in 1952 at age 33.

          Gang du zui hou yi ge bao biao (1996)

          Gang du zui hou yi ge bao biao

            • Unrated
            • 93 min
            • Comedy

            A political satire on Hong Kong before the 1997 takeover. Two bodyguards compete to protect the governor while the governor romances the political women.

            Get On the Bus (1996)

            Get On the Bus

            • 87%
            • R
            • 120 min
            • Drama

            Get On the Bus tells the story of a group of men who board a bus headed for the historic Million Man March as strangers but emerge three days and thousands of miles later as brothers: an estranged father; an aspiring actor; a cop; a devout Muslim; an old man; a film student; and the driver whose job it is to get them from one side of the nation to the other.

            Their journey is not just across America, but down forgotten roads within themselves and onto the common ground of unity and hope on...

            Gokudô sengokushi: Fudô (1996)

            Gokudô sengokushi: Fudô

              • 98 min
              • Action

              In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.

              Hard Core Logo (1996)

              Hard Core Logo

                • R
                • 92 min
                • Comedy

                Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on the road come bubbling to the surface.

                Harvey (1996)

                Harvey

                  • G
                  • 120 min
                  • Fantasy

                  An unlikely hero, Elwood P. Dowd. This mild-mannered-but-eccentric bachelor has, for several years, happily kept company with Harvey, a six-foot-tall rabbit that only he can see. All's well until Elwood's social-climbing sister, Veta, and her teenage daughter, Myrtle Mae, come to live with him and fear his odd behavior will undermine their ambitions. When Elwood disrupts the ladies' first afternoon tea party by introducing wealthy Aunt Ethel Chauvenet to Harvey, Veta sees that...

                  Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)

                  Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer

                    • R
                    • 84 min
                    • Crime

                    Henry has wondered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.

                    High School High (1996)

                    High School High

                    • 13%
                    • PG-13
                    • 86 min
                    • Comedy

                    High School High tells the rose-colored adventures of Richard Clark (Lovitz), who leaves the safe world of Wellington School, and travels into the otherworldly territory of a ghetto school so tough it has its own cemetary. There, his innocent, hopeful spirit charms and bewilders one school official, Victoria Chappell (Carrere), while at the same time seriously rankles the high school principal (Fletcher) at every conceivable turn. In his efforts, Clark sees a beacon of hope in Griff McReynolds...

                    Hollow Point (1996)

                    Hollow Point

                      • R
                      • 102 min
                      • Thriller

                      Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them. Written by Tony Fontana <[email protected]>

                      If These Walls Could Talk (1996)

                      If These Walls Could Talk

                      • 88%
                      • R
                      • 97 min
                      • Documentary

                      A trilogy of stories set in the same house, but with different occupants and spanning over 40 years, deals with various women and moral crisis over unexpected pregnancies and their choice of abortion. In 1952, when abortion was illegal, a nurse deals with her unexpected pregnancy and takes drastic measures to get one. In 1974 a family housewife with four children discovers that she's pregnant and decides she can't handle another child to raise. In 1996, a pregnant college...

                      Infinity (1996)

                      Infinity

                      • 62%
                      • PG
                      • 119 min
                      • Documentary

                      The true story of physicist Richard Feynman, who worked on the Manhattan Project while his wife suffered from Tuberculosis.

                      Intimate Relations (1996)

                      Intimate Relations

                      • 14%
                      • 105 min
                      • Comedy

                      A young merchant marine turns up in an English coastal town looking for a brother he barely knows. When his brother's wife rebukes him he takes up with the Beasley family. However, soon the mother and daughter are chasing and ending up in the man's bed. However, soon both women start showing up at the same time which is a little much for him.

                      Le jaguar (1996)

                      Le jaguar

                        • 100 min
                        • Adventure

                        A shaman from the South American rain forest visits France for a public relations campaign. In a hotel's elevator in Paris he meets a French good-for-nothing named Perrin he's fascinated with. He follows Perrin to his flat and although Perrin is not very enthusiastic about so much interest in his person, he lets the shaman spend the night in his flat. After an official meeting on the next day being part of the PR campaign the shaman suffers from a heart attack. Hardly being able to speak and...

                        Looking for Richard (1996)

                        Looking for Richard

                        • 81%
                        • 112 min
                        • Documentary

                        Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."

                        Lost and Found (1996)

                        Lost and Found

                          • Unrated
                          • 109 min
                          • Drama

                          Lam meets Mr. Worm, the chief of a lost-and-found company, and tasks him to find her lost lover Ted for her. Flashbacks show she was diagnosed as having leukemia. While recuperating she helps Mr. Worm solve a very hard case. Before she gets any worse, Lam decides to visit Ted's homeland in St Kilda, Scotland, to find where "the ends of the world" is. Along the way, she discovers more about herself and life than she was initially looking for. Written by Anonymous

                          Love Serenade (1996)

                          Love Serenade

                          • 90%
                          • 101 min
                          • Comedy

                          Critics nationwide are cheering the wickedly funny and outrageously entertaining Love Serenade! Though one is shy and other is flashy and outgoing, the Hurley sisters are both lonely young women on the lookout for love!