1996 September Movies

Bound (1996)

Bound

  • 92%
  • R
  • 108 min
  • Crime

Corky, a lesbian ex con hired to work in an apartment as a plumber, meets neighbors Caesar, who launders money for the Mafia, and his girlfriend Violet. The two women have a love affair and decide to steal $2,000,000 that Caesar has in custody before he gives them back to Mafia boss Gino Marzone. Caesar is set up by the two scheming women as a scapegoat but things start to go wrong when he reacts in an unexpected way...

2 Days In The Valley (1996)

2 Days In The Valley

  • 60%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Comedy

The plot is laid with a contract kill, the work of a ruthless professional and a has-been hitman who soon learns that his own death is an integral part of the plan. Barely escaping his partner's fiery death trap, the hitman crawls to safety in an opulent hillside home. Now the hitman becomes a reluctant kidnapper, holding hostage in the house an insufferable modem art dealer and his loyal secretary. Complicating matters, the art dealer's half-sister arrives with a down-and-out screenwriter in...

The First Wive's Club (1996)

The First Wive's Club

    • PG
    • 102 min
    • Comedy

    Marriage has turned into a crash dive for Brenda Morelli Cushman, Elise Elliot Atchison and Annie MacDuggan Paradise. These three well-heeled Manhattan women were chums during their college days, but they all took different paths. Brenda married an electronics-emporium magnate, Elise became a film star, Annie an Upper East Side housewife. They all helped their husbands build up hugely successful businesses. Now they're reunited by catastrophe: each has just been callously dumped by her husband...

    Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

    Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love

    • 40%
    • R
    • 114 min
    • Crime

    Tara and Maya are two inseparable friends in India. Their tastes, habits, and hobbies are the same. Years later, the two have matured, but have maintained their friendship. Tara gets married to the local prince, Raj Singh, who soon succeeds the throne as the sole heir. After the marriage, Raj gets bored of Tara and starts seeking another female to satisfy his sexual needs. He notices Maya and is instantly attracted to her. He has her included as one of his courtesans, and is intimate with her....

    Big Night (1996)

    Big Night

    • 96%
    • R
    • 107 min
    • Drama

    Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.

    Last Man Standing (1996)

    Last Man Standing

    • 37%
    • R
    • 101 min
    • Action

    John Smith(Bruce Willis) engages in a dangerous game of deception and double-cross as he takes on rival bootlegging mobs to pull off the ultimate con.

    Fly Away Home (1996)

    Fly Away Home

    • 86%
    • PG
    • 107 min
    • Adventure

    After the accidental death of her beloved mother, fourteen year-old Amy (Anna Paquin) is bundled off to live with her estranged father (Jeff Daniels) and his girlfriend (Dana Delaney). While stuggling to adjust to her new life, Anna stumbles upon a nest of orphaned goose eggs and, after nurturing them until they hatch -- becomes the Mother Goose.

    The geese thrive under Amy's loving care until an officious wildlife officer informs her father that it is illegal to raise wild geese without...

    Maximum Risk (1996)

    Maximum Risk

    • 28%
    • R
    • 100 min
    • Action

    Alain Moreau (Jean-Claude Van Damme) never knew he had a brother, much less a twin, until he found him lying dead on the streets of his European home town. To find out who his brother was, Alain must step into his shoes. He must become Mikhail, and follow his footsteps back to New York's tough Little Odessa and into the same shadowy underworld that swallowed his brother. There's only one problem: all traces of Mikhail's life are rapidly disappearing, and the one person who knew Mikhail best may...

    Bulletproof (1996)

    Bulletproof

    • 8%
    • R
    • 84 min
    • Action

    Once partners in crime, Archie Moses (Adam Sandler) and Rock Keats (Damon Wayans) are now on opposite sides of the law. Each feels betrayed by the other, but as fate would have it, they're back together and on the run. The Feds want them alive. A drug kingpin wants them dead. And if they don't kill each other first, they just might get out of this one alive.

    Gray's Anatomy (1996)

    Gray's Anatomy

    • 53%
    • Unrated
    • 80 min
    • Comedy

    Spalding Gray has an eye condition that can be surgically corrected. He decides to seek alternate treatment and embarks on a journey that will take him to Christian Science, Native American sweat lodges and psychic surgeons, among others. Written by Erik Gregersen <[email protected]>

    Feeling Minnesota (1996)

    Feeling Minnesota

    • 16%
    • R
    • 99 min
    • Comedy

    Freddie (Cameron Diaz) is conned into marrying Sam (Vincent D'Onofrio), an embezzling accountant that she loathes, as punishment for allegedly stealing from Red (Delroy Lindo), a small time crime boss. Trapped and miserable, Freddie is soon intrigued by the arrival of Sam's brother, Jjaks (Keanu Reeves), who reluctantly comes to the wedding at the insistence of his mother, Nora (Tuesday Weld).

    Jjaks' encounter with his estranged family quickly disintegrates but his connection with the forlorn...

    A Modern Affair (1996)

    A Modern Affair

      • R
      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      A romantic comedy about the strain of contemporary relationships, one woman's urgent desire for parenthood, and a solution to it all.

      Albino Alligator (1996)

      Albino Alligator

      • 44%
      • R
      • 97 min
      • Crime

      This film marks the directorial debut of Kevin Spacey. This dark and unusual mix of comedy and drama begins as a case of mistaken identities, and soon develops into an exploration of eight characters caught in a situation they can neither control nor predict. On the run from a robbery gone awry, three small time criminals - Dova, Milo and Law - speed through a federal stakeout and crash their getaway car. They take refuge in the first place they find Dino's Last Chance Bar, a perfectly...

      American Buffalo (1996)

      American Buffalo

      • 77%
      • R
      • 88 min
      • Drama

      Donny Dubrow (Franz) runs a junk shop. When he realizes that he sold a buffalo head nickel to a customer for a lot less than he could have gotten, he decides to steal it back. He also figures that as long as he's pulling the heist, he might as well go the extra mile and clean the guy out. Donny's accomplice in the robbery is his young gofer Bobby (Nelson), a sort of surrogate son, and for whom the robbery will serve as a rite of manhood.

      However, Donny's long-time friend and poker buddy...

      American Strays (1996)

      American Strays

        • R
        • 97 min
        • Action

        The desert can be a lonely place for the people who live there or for those who are traveling through. It is also the teller of different stories including the story of a traveling salesman whose only commodity is death and the story of a young man who finds that the death that he wishes for is difficult to find. Others are just traveling through, on their way to another place when they stop to eat at Red's Desert Oasis. The food may not be great, and the waitress may be surly, but those...

        Beyond Hypothermia (1996)

        Beyond Hypothermia

          • R
          • 90 min
          • Action

          A nameless hitwoman (Jacklyn Wu) who, for reasons not entirely clear, has a lower than average body temperature. She is cold-blooded in other ways as well, assassinating her targets with steely detachment and having only two real acquaintances: the Cambodian woman who gives her killing assignments and money, and the street vendor Long Shek (Sean Lau), at whose stand she habitually relaxes after successful hits with a bowl of noodles. Long Shek dubs her Pretty Ghost, and the two gradually become...

          Bogus (1996)

          Bogus

          • 40%
          • PG
          • 110 min
          • Comedy

          Seven year-old Albert (HALEY JOEL OSMENT) was raised in a shiny world of sequins and showgirls, surrounded by the magic and fantasy of Las Vegas. But when his single mother is suddenly killed in a car accident, Albert is sent from Vegas to live with his mother's childhood best friend whom he never knew existed, Harriet Franklin (WHOOPI GOLDBERG), in the decidedly not fantastic and not magical city of Newark, New Jersey.

          As if raising a newfound "son" isn't trying enough for the fiercely...

          Broken English (1996)

          Broken English

          • 82%
          • R
          • 92 min
          • Romance

          Ivan is the fierce patriarch of a family of Croatian refugees in Auckland. Nina is his daughter, ready to live on her own, despite his angry objections. Eddie is the Maori she takes as her lover. Nina works at a restaurant where Eddie cooks. For a price, she agrees to marry a Chinese, another restaurant employee, so that he (and his Chinese wife) can establish permanent residency. The money gives her the independence she needs to leave her parents' house and move in with Eddie....

          Crime of the Century (1996)

          Crime of the Century

            • PG-13
            • 114 min
            • Crime

            In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested, convicted, and executed. This film dramatizes the investigation against Hauptmann, the trial, and the execution, painting a picture of a corrupt police force under pressure to finger a killer framing an innocent man by manufacturing evidence, paying-off and blackmailing witnesses, and covering up exculpatory evidence....

            Curdled (1996)

            Curdled

            • 17%
            • 88 min
            • Comedy

            Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with a post-murder cleaning service and during a Blue-Blood clean-up job, discovers evidence that police have overlooked.