1996 October Movies

Milk & Money

    • Unrated
    • 86 min
    • Comedy

    When David drops out of medical school, he finds out what life isn't really like. He meets beautiful women, holds a box, helps make a movie, and takes care of 21 cows. Written by Chris Farmer <[email protected]>

    Moebius (1996)

    Moebius

      • Unrated
      • 88 min
      • Sci-Fi

      Recent stories, fears and oblivion seen through a metaphor. A 30-passenger convoy vanishes in the closed circuit of the Buenos Aires underground system. Research will be initiated towards finding the cause of this dematerialization. A young topologist (surfaces mathematician) leads the investigation based on some lost maps and technical data sheets. He cannot find the whereabouts of the old scientist who designed the intricate weft of the subway web, until the unexpected aid...

      Mr. Mumble (1996)

      Mr. Mumble

        • Unrated
        • 100 min
        • Action

        An action comedy about a sharp shooter from the S.W.A.T team (SDU) in Hong Kong who gets fired for failing to show up in time for a hostage mission because he was womanizing at a local disco. Out of a job, he meets a beautiful wandering girl, at his friend's pub and takes her in not knowing she is the daugther of a triad boss. She is hunted and Mr. Mumble becomes her bodyguard. At first, she is disgusted with the fact that Mumble was always trying to get into the sack with her. But when...

        Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)

        Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

        • 75%
        • PG
        • 88 min
        • Adventure

        Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This fantastic roller-coaster ride of hilarious adventures was both written and directed by Terry Jones, who also plays the central role of Mr. Toad. Alongside three former Pythons are a gallery of well-known faces all bringing wit and wonder to a feast of...

        Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)

        Night Falls on Manhattan

        • 68%
        • R
        • 113 min
        • Crime

        Andy Garcia stars as Sean Casey, an idealistic street cop turned Manhattan District Attorney who is thrust into the limelight after prosecuting a high profile, headline making case. As he moves deeper into the criminal justice system Casey's world is torn apart, as he experiences personal and professional betrayal after discovering a crime and cover-up among those closest to him. Through the political deals and compromises that come with his new job, Casey learns that his ideals are unrealistic...

        Nothing Personal (1996)

        Nothing Personal

          • R
          • 83 min
          • Drama

          A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend Liam, a Catholic. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

          Pinocchio's Revenge (1996)

          Pinocchio's Revenge

            • R
            • 96 min
            • Fantasy

            Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter, Zoe, mistakes the puppet as a birthday present and grows really attached to her new doll friend. Suddenly, accidents begin to happen to those who cross Zoe. Zoe claims it's her Pinocchio doll. Zoe's therapist thinks otherwise. Soon Pinocchio and Zoe are conversing about his bad behavior. Pinnochio promises he'll behave if Zoe will cut his strings. Zoe complies,...

            Reborn from Hell II: Jubei's Revenge (1996)

            Reborn from Hell II: Jubei's Revenge

              • R
              • 80 min
              • Action

              Legendary samurai Jubei Yagyu must face off against a necromancer and his army of the undead in order to rescue Ohiro the young ninja girl from the clutches of Inshun Hozoin, the evil man slated to become lord of darkness on the eve of Armageddon. No living man is a match for Jubei's sword, but what skill can this mythic swordsman employ to defeat an army of the undead?

              Scorpion Spring (1996)

              Scorpion Spring

                • R
                • 93 min
                • Crime

                On the run from the law, desperate drug runner Astor and his beautiful prisoner struggle through the savage heat. They are offered a ride by two unsuspecting travelers. Claiming to be illegal aliens looking for a better life in America, Astor and his captive draw the innocent travelers into a dangerous world controlled by the ruthless drug lord El Rojo. Written by Anonymous

                Seven Servants (1996)

                Seven Servants

                  • Unrated
                  • 88 min
                  • Drama

                  In this film from Iranian director Daryush Shokof, Anthony Quinn plays an elderly man who wants to exit earth in a state of unity with all creatures. To that end, he hires a quartet of manservants to plug his facial orifices with their fingers. Not your typical solution, but it seems to work for Archie (Quinn), who moves through the rest of the film thus connected. Audra McDonald appears in the final moments to sing a “death aria” into his mouth.

                  Shadow Zone: The Undead Express (1996)

                  Shadow Zone: The Undead Express

                    • PG-13
                    • 97 min
                    • Drama

                    Out of the darkness, the Grim Reaper appears in a graveyard among headstones and gargoyles. Elegantly cloaked, but masked by shadows, his eyes burn yellow as he tells us we all have a little evil inside us. Take Zach Kincaid... A lonely and intense 14-year-old horror movie junkie, Zach is a good kid but a little confused as a result of his parents' recent break-up. Perhaps for this reason, he often tends to stretch the truth. His friends, J.T. Heffernan, a computer geek, and Gabrielle...

                    Supernatural (1996)

                    Supernatural

                      • Unrated
                      • 100 min
                      • Horror

                      A woman sees her best friend murdered before her eyes, and thus becomes very traumatised. Her husband tells her to stay at home, where she discovers a little gris-gris bag. She opens the bag, without knowing it's magical origin and smells a powder. She begins investigating and discovers a strange address: "Academia #10". She then goes there and meets a witch, who warns her of the dangers of the powder she smell and the dark powers of voodoo. She then meets a psychologist, who...

                      Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse (1996)

                      Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse

                        • Unrated
                        • 105 min
                        • Documentary

                        She came to the New York City Ballet as a teenager from Ohio and captured the heart and soul of the great Mr. B, inspiring the seminal ballets of her era and setting off a star-crossed love triangle as fevered and bizarre as anything in THE RED SHOES. As the greatest ballerina of her time looks back on her amazing career in Anne Belle and Deborah Dickson's intimate portrait, the on-stage triumphs and backstage turmoil come to vivid life.

                        Talk to Me (1996)

                        Talk to Me

                          • Unrated
                          • 120 min
                          • Drama

                          An idealistic talk show producer clashes with her ratings obsessed boss on a story involving a young prostitute.

                          The Associate (1996)

                          The Associate

                          • 28%
                          • PG-13
                          • 109 min
                          • Comedy

                          Financial analyst Laurel Ayres (WHOOPI GOLDBERG) is intelligent, sharpwitted and talented in matters of money. She seems to have all the right elements required for vaulting to the top of the Wall Street corporate ladder. But when Laurel fails to get a well-deserved promotion - given instead to her ethically-challenged, devious colleague Frank (TIM DALY) - she finally realizes that she likely will never crack the so-called "glass ceiling," a feat so easily and quickly accomplished by her male...

                          The Boy Who Stopped Talking (1996)

                          The Boy Who Stopped Talking

                            • Unrated
                            • 108 min
                            • Drama

                            Young Memo is a happy boy who lives in a small village in the east of Turkey. His father lives in The Netherlands, where he works as a foreign labourer. Things are not going too good in Turkey though, Memo and his family are Kurds. When Memo's father hears there's a war going on against the Kurds, he decides to take his family to The Netherlands. But Memo is not all happy about this, even though he almost immediately finds a friend, Jeroen after arriving in The Netherlands. He wants...

                            The Canterville Ghost (1996)

                            The Canterville Ghost

                              • PG
                              • 92 min
                              • Family

                              When a teenaged girl moves to England, with her brothers and parents into the ancient Canterville Hall, she's not at all happy. Especially as there's a ghost and a mysterious re-appearing bloodstain on the hearth. She campaigns to go back home, and her dad, believing the ghost's pranks are Ginny's, is ready to send her back. But then Ginny actually meets the elusive 17th-century Sir Simon de Canterville (not to mention the cute teenaged duke next door), and she sets her...

                              The Chamber (1996)

                              The Chamber

                              • 12%
                              • R
                              • 113 min
                              • Drama

                              In 28 days, convicted killer and white supremacist Sam Cayhall, the oldest inmate on death, row in America, will die in the Mississippi gas chamber for the 1967 bombing murders of two small children. While counting down his final days, Sam is visited by a stranger: young, inexperienced law associate Adam Hall, who comes to Parchman Prison to try and save this unrepentant racist and find meaning in his own life.

                              Although his late father changed his family name, Adam is Sam's grandson.

                              The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996)

                              The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

                                • R
                                • 108 min
                                • Comedy

                                In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly mayor of Colchester and his wife, whose two sons lust after her. She enjoys sex with handsome Rowland, who teaches her that money talks, but, realizing he only wants her as a mistress, she marries his duller brother Robin, who conveniently dies after five years, leaving her wealthy. She goes to...

                                The Glimmer Man (1996)

                                The Glimmer Man

                                • 13%
                                • R
                                • 88 min
                                • Action

                                When a serial murderer with a macabre, ritualistic style plunges the families of Los Angeles into terror, the L.A.P.D., making no headway on the baffling case, are forced to summon the one man whose instinct and understanding of the criminal mind are unrivaled: Detective Jack Cole (Steven Seagal) from New York. This time, in the urban jungle of Los Angeles, Cole is not the killer hunting prey, but the hunter seeking a killer. The iconoclastic Cole is paired with seasoned local homicide...