1996 October Movies (By Date)

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...

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.

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.

    The People Next Door (1996)

    The People Next Door

      • Unrated
      • 120 min
      • Drama

      When hapless Anna Morse decides to leave her violent husband for good and moves into an Albuquerque rental house with her three little daughters, things are gradually looking up again at first. But soon enough it all starts to fall apart when not only her newfound job and the love of her mother, but also the friendship of the caring next door neighbours all don't appear as reliable as they seemed. And then the real nightmare is about to begin... Written by Swie Tio...

      Amityville: Dollhouse (1996)

      Amityville: Dollhouse

        • R
        • 93 min
        • Horror

        A children's doll house, which is a miniature of the infamous haunted Long Island house, is given to a young girl where the demonic evil soon comes out to cause more terror.

        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?

          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...

            Blood and Wine (1996)

            Blood and Wine

            • 61%
            • 101 min
            • Thriller

            Jack Nicholson plays a womanising wine dealer, whose tendency to lavish gifts on his mistresses has made him broke. So he enlists the help of a safecracker to carry out the theft of a diamond necklace - but things start to go wrong when his estranged wife and son become involved.

            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.

              D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)

              D3: The Mighty Ducks

              • 20%
              • PG
              • 104 min
              • Action

              The coolest team on ice has a new school and a new coach. But it's the same old Duck attitude that shines through as they face off against an upper-class varsity team of tough hockey players who are determined to melt their winning streak, and the stodgy school alumni who threaten to revoke the Ducks' scholarships.

              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.

              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...

              That Thing You Do! (1996)

              That Thing You Do!

              • 93%
              • PG
              • 108 min
              • Comedy

              It's the summer of 1964, and Guy Patterson is a salesman at his father's appliance store in Erie, Pennsylvania. By day, he sells toasters and transistor radios. But at night, he retreats to the basement, sits down at a set of drums, and disappears into a cloud of jazz percussion. In other words, he's ready to roll when a local rock band loses its drummer and asks him to sit in at a college talent show. One month later, The Wonders are shooting stars in the Play-Tone Records galaxy - with a...

              Bajo la piel (1996)

              Bajo la piel

                • Unrated
                • 112 min
                • Crime

                Passion, criminal instincts an traditions melt together in this film, that shakes our conception of crime.

                Carver's Gate (1996)

                Carver's Gate

                  • Unrated
                  • 97 min
                  • Thriller

                  The world is a bleak desolate place where the people live in elevated cities. As the ground is uninhabitable, the citizens spend most of their lives wasting their time in virtual reality. Carver is a dream-breaker whose job is to enter the world of VR and fix what is wrong. And what is wrong is that his gal pal Dinah has been murdered in VR which should not be possible. But Carver soon finds that Dinah has constructed a transducer which allows people to enter VR without other...

                  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.

                    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,...

                      Umm Kulthum (1996)

                      Umm Kulthum

                        • Unrated
                        • 67 min
                        • Documentary

                        Narrated by Omar Sharif, Umm Kulthum, A Voice Like Egypt is the first documentary to bring Umm Kulthum to an American audience. The film puts her life in the context of the epic story of 20th century Egypt as it shook off colonialism and confronted modernity. The camera explores her astonishing connection with her audience, taking us into her village in the Nile Delta, and into the cafes, markets, and streets of Cairo where she lived and worked. From the Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz to a...

                        Alien Terminator (1996)

                        Alien Terminator

                          • R
                          • 80 min
                          • Horror

                          Five miles below the Earth's surface, a group of scientists is working in self-imposed isolation, perfecting a series of DNA experiments that could literally change the world. But when one of those experiments goes awry, it unleashes a nearly immortal organism--one capable of instant regeneration, and with an insatiable appetite for living flesh. Soon, nothing can contain the creature, and with the lab's life support systems quickly shutting down, the scientists grimly prepare for their final...

                          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...