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1996 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
139 Nixon BV $2,016,601 14.7% 977 $2,064 $13,681,765 1/5/96
22 12 Monkeys Uni. $13,842,990 24.2% 1,533 $9,030 $57,141,459 1/5/96
149 Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace NL $1,428,658 59.3% 1,589 $899 $2,409,225 1/12/96
120 Dunston Checks In Fox $2,996,891 30.4% 1,290 $2,323 $9,871,065 1/12/96
97 Two If by Sea WB $4,656,986 43.7% 1,712 $2,720 $10,658,278 1/12/96
93 Bio-Dome MGM $4,999,979 37.2% 1,510 $3,311 $13,427,615 1/12/96
65 Eye for an Eye Par. $6,968,044 25.9% 1,528 $4,560 $26,877,589 1/12/96
53 Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Mira. $8,112,884 40.3% 1,010 $8,032 $20,109,115 1/12/96
42 Mr. Holland's Opus BV $9,257,334 11.2% 1,409 $6,570 $82,569,971 1/19/96
34 From Dusk Till Dawn Mira. $10,240,805 39.6% 2,004 $5,110 $25,836,616 1/19/96
151 Big Bully WB $1,131,094 55.4% 1,143 $989 $2,042,530 1/26/96
123 Screamers Sony $2,904,140 50.8% 1,560 $1,861 $5,711,695 1/26/96
122 Sense and Sensibility Sony $2,907,705 6.7% 608 $4,782 $43,182,776 1/26/96
78 Bed of Roses NL $6,117,558 32.1% 1,545 $3,959 $19,030,691 1/26/96
109 Dead Man Walking Gram. $3,571,599 9.1% 714 $5,002 $39,363,635 2/2/96
104 White Squall BV $3,908,514 38.0% 1,524 $2,564 $10,292,300 2/2/96
51 The Juror Sony $8,411,178 37.0% 2,205 $3,814 $22,754,725 2/2/96
32 Black Sheep Par. $10,593,609 32.7% 2,045 $5,180 $32,417,995 2/2/96
126 Beautiful Girls Mira. $2,761,790 26.1% 752 $3,672 $10,597,759 2/9/96
114 Leaving Las Vegas MGM $3,253,158 10.2% 1,310 $2,483 $32,029,928 2/9/96
19 Broken Arrow (1996) Fox $15,583,510 22.0% 2,388 $6,525 $70,770,147 2/9/96
89 Mr. Wrong BV $5,106,797 39.8% 1,487 $3,434 $12,825,141 2/16/96
66 City Hall Sony $6,950,794 34.2% 1,815 $3,829 $20,340,204 2/16/96
56 Muppet Treasure Island BV $7,906,689 23.0% 2,070 $3,819 $34,327,391 2/16/96
49 Happy Gilmore Uni. $8,514,125 21.9% 2,022 $4,210 $38,824,099 2/16/96
148 Unforgettable MGM $1,442,215 51.1% 1,573 $916 $2,821,671 2/23/96
125 Mary Reilly Sony $2,812,620 49.3% 1,470 $1,913 $5,707,094 2/23/96
103 Before and After BV $4,023,815 45.7% 1,313 $3,064 $8,797,839 2/23/96
38 Rumble in the Bronx NL $9,858,380 30.4% 1,736 $5,678 $32,392,047 2/23/96
61 Down Periscope Fox $7,231,087 28.0% 2,022 $3,576 $25,785,603 3/1/96
31 Up Close and Personal BV $11,101,955 21.7% 1,506 $7,371 $51,088,705 3/1/96
150 If Lucy Fell Sony $1,308,088 54.0% 1,200 $1,090 $2,420,162 3/8/96
98 Hellraiser 4: Bloodline Mira. $4,505,036 48.2% 1,465 $3,075 $9,336,886 3/8/96
48 Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco BV $8,605,649 26.3% 2,119 $4,061 $32,772,492 3/8/96
15 The Birdcage MGM $18,275,828 14.7% 1,950 $9,372 $124,060,553 3/8/96
140 Ed Uni. $1,910,840 43.2% 1,541 $1,240 $4,422,380 3/15/96
28 Executive Decision WB $12,069,780 21.3% 2,232 $5,407 $56,569,216 3/15/96
152 Race the Sun Sony $1,116,504 57.4% 1,218 $916 $1,945,552 3/22/96
131 Girl 6 FoxS $2,485,764 50.3% 1,077 $2,308 $4,939,939 3/22/96
86 Diabolique (1996) WB $5,524,055 32.3% 1,824 $3,028 $17,100,266 3/22/96
136 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 MGM $2,256,118 26.2% 2,037 $1,107 $8,620,678 3/29/96
119 A Family Thing MGM $3,020,662 29.8% 1,134 $2,663 $10,125,417 3/29/96
99 Oliver & Company (Re-issue) BV $4,490,921 21.5% 2,180 $2,060 $20,872,291 3/29/96
54 Sgt. Bilko Uni. $8,110,080 26.7% 2,304 $3,520 $30,356,793 3/29/96
153 Faithful NL $967,956 46.0% 803 $1,205 $2,104,439 4/5/96
130 Fargo Gram. $2,536,491 10.3% 716 $3,542 $24,611,975 4/5/96
41 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate NL $9,310,414 26.8% 1,131 $8,232 $34,767,836 4/5/96
37 Primal Fear Par. $9,871,222 17.6% 1,983 $4,977 $56,116,183 4/5/96
118 Flirting with Disaster Mira. $3,021,024 20.5% 969 $3,117 $14,702,438 4/12/96
72 Fear Uni. $6,312,240 30.3% 1,584 $3,985 $20,831,000 4/12/96
60 James and the Giant Peach BV $7,539,098 26.0% 2,262 $3,332 $28,946,127 4/12/96
107 Celtic Pride BV $3,809,248 41.2% 1,832 $2,079 $9,255,027 4/19/96
105 Mrs. Winterbourne Sony $3,872,900 38.4% 1,612 $2,402 $10,082,005 4/19/96
79 The Substitute Orion $6,096,833 41.1% 1,742 $3,499 $14,818,176 4/19/96
100 Mulholland Falls MGM $4,306,221 37.4% 1,625 $2,649 $11,526,099 4/26/96
96 Sunset Park Sony $4,705,440 46.3% 1,257 $3,743 $10,163,782 4/26/96
68 The Truth About Cats & Dogs Fox $6,769,363 19.4% 1,413 $4,790 $34,861,807 4/26/96
63 The Quest Uni. $7,029,120 32.4% 2,092 $3,360 $21,686,547 4/26/96
143 Barb Wire Gram. $1,844,426 48.6% 1,312 $1,405 $3,793,614 5/3/96
133 The Pallbearer Mira. $2,319,236 41.0% 829 $2,797 $5,656,388 5/3/96
128 Last Dance BV $2,690,253 45.3% 1,563 $1,721 $5,939,449 5/3/96
112 The Great White Hype Fox $3,349,481 41.8% 1,496 $2,238 $8,008,255 5/3/96
69 The Craft Sony $6,710,995 27.0% 1,757 $3,819 $24,819,936 5/3/96
3 Twister WB $41,059,405 17.0% 2,414 $17,008 $241,721,524 5/10/96
134 Heaven's Prisoners NL $2,308,797 46.1% 907 $2,545 $5,009,305 5/17/96
102 Flipper Uni. $4,209,525 21.0% 2,385 $1,765 $20,080,020 5/17/96
2 Mission: Impossible Par. $45,436,830 25.1% 3,012 $15,085 $180,981,856 5/22/96
33 Spy Hard BV $10,448,420 38.8% 2,286 $4,570 $26,960,191 5/24/96
94 The Arrival Orion $4,806,763 34.2% 1,693 $2,839 $14,063,331 5/31/96
55 Eddie BV $8,041,972 25.6% 1,989 $4,043 $31,387,164 5/31/96
20 Dragonheart Uni. $15,027,150 29.3% 2,130 $7,055 $51,367,375 5/31/96
91 The Phantom Par. $5,072,346 29.3% 2,159 $2,349 $17,323,326 6/7/96
9 The Rock BV $25,069,525 18.7% 2,392 $10,480 $134,069,511 6/7/96
13 The Cable Guy Sony $19,806,226 32.9% 2,657 $7,454 $60,240,295 6/14/96
11 The Hunchback of Notre Dame BV $21,037,414 21.0% 2,778 $7,572 $100,138,851 6/21/96
10 Eraser WB $24,566,446 24.3% 2,410 $10,193 $101,295,562 6/21/96
24 Striptease Sony $12,322,069 37.2% 1,970 $6,254 $33,109,743 6/28/96
8 The Nutty Professor (1996) Uni. $25,411,725 19.7% 2,115 $12,015 $128,814,019 6/28/96
1 Independence Day Fox $50,228,264 16.4% 2,882 $17,428 $306,169,268 7/3/96
18 Phenomenon BV $16,158,901 15.4% 1,637 $9,871 $104,636,382 7/5/96
70 Harriet the Spy Par. $6,601,651 24.8% 1,826 $3,615 $26,570,048 7/12/96
23 Courage Under Fire Fox $12,501,586 21.2% 1,986 $6,294 $59,031,057 7/12/96
92 Kazaam BV $5,001,588 26.4% 2,012 $2,485 $18,937,262 7/19/96
90 Multiplicity Sony $5,075,340 24.1% 2,134 $2,378 $21,075,014 7/19/96
88 Fled MGM $5,405,855 31.4% 2,104 $2,569 $17,193,231 7/19/96
85 The Frighteners Uni. $5,565,495 33.2% 1,669 $3,334 $16,759,216 7/19/96
142 Joe's Apartment WB $1,854,490 40.1% 1,512 $1,226 $4,619,014 7/26/96
106 The Adventures of Pinocchio NL $3,832,551 25.4% 1,779 $2,154 $15,094,530 7/26/96
87 Supercop Mira. $5,503,176 33.8% 1,406 $3,914 $16,270,600 7/26/96
84 Kingpin MGM $5,582,079 22.3% 1,956 $2,853 $25,023,434 7/26/96
21 A Time to Kill WB $14,823,159 13.6% 2,123 $6,982 $108,766,007 7/26/96
59 Chain Reaction Fox $7,545,944 35.6% 2,255 $3,346 $21,226,204 8/2/96
52 Matilda Sony $8,208,609 24.5% 1,975 $4,156 $33,459,416 8/2/96
46 Escape From L.A. Par. $8,912,557 35.0% 2,312 $3,854 $25,477,365 8/9/96
29 Jack BV $11,191,496 19.1% 1,710 $6,544 $58,620,973 8/9/96
135 House Arrest MGM $2,275,808 32.4% 1,623 $1,402 $7,032,782 8/16/96
129 Bordello of Blood Uni. $2,634,170 45.6% 1,694 $1,555 $5,781,045 8/16/96
121 Alaska Sony $2,914,992 24.6% 1,566 $1,861 $11,829,959 8/16/96
74 The Fan Sony $6,271,406 33.7% 2,016 $3,110 $18,626,419 8/16/96
35 Tin Cup WB $10,128,834 18.8% 2,012 $5,034 $53,854,588 8/16/96
144 Carpool WB $1,628,482 49.0% 1,487 $1,095 $3,325,651 8/23/96
137 Solo Sony $2,228,668 43.6% 1,230 $1,811 $5,107,669 8/23/96
62 A Very Brady Sequel Par. $7,052,045 32.9% 2,147 $3,284 $21,440,752 8/23/96
44 The Island of Dr. Moreau NL $9,101,987 32.9% 2,035 $4,472 $27,663,982 8/23/96
146 The Stupids NL $1,593,929 64.0% 1,292 $1,233 $2,491,989 8/30/96
117 Emma Mira. $3,055,198 13.7% 725 $4,214 $22,231,658 8/30/96
50 First Kid BV $8,434,651 31.8% 1,878 $4,491 $26,491,793 8/30/96
39 The Crow: City of Angels Mira. $9,785,111 54.6% 2,423 $4,038 $17,917,287 8/30/96
141 Bogus WB $1,895,593 43.5% 1,134 $1,671 $4,357,406 9/6/96
110 The Spitfire Grill Sony $3,403,750 26.9% 1,047 $3,250 $12,658,486 9/6/96
80 Bulletproof Uni. $6,014,400 27.9% 2,240 $2,685 $21,576,954 9/6/96
145 Feeling Minnesota NL $1,598,051 51.1% 869 $1,838 $3,124,440 9/13/96
116 The Rich Man's Wife BV $3,132,151 36.7% 1,006 $3,113 $8,543,587 9/13/96
95 Fly Away Home Sony $4,708,044 18.7% 1,320 $3,566 $25,143,818 9/13/96
82 Maximum Risk Sony $5,612,707 38.7% 2,358 $2,380 $14,502,483 9/13/96
64 Last Man Standing NL $7,010,333 38.7% 2,561 $2,737 $18,115,927 9/20/96
14 The First Wives Club Par. $18,913,411 17.9% 1,922 $9,840 $105,489,203 9/20/96
111 2 Days in the Valley MGM $3,352,440 30.1% 769 $4,359 $11,132,210 9/27/96
67 Extreme Measures Sony $6,906,546 39.7% 2,298 $3,005 $17,380,126 9/27/96
77 D3: The Mighty Ducks BV $6,170,358 26.9% 2,056 $3,001 $22,955,097 10/4/96
76 That Thing You Do! Fox $6,208,595 24.0% 1,870 $3,320 $25,857,416 10/4/96
58 The Glimmer Man WB $7,605,504 37.4% 2,236 $3,401 $20,351,264 10/4/96
83 The Chamber Uni. $5,612,095 38.6% 2,026 $2,770 $14,551,359 10/11/96
45 The Long Kiss Goodnight NL $9,065,363 27.1% 2,245 $4,038 $33,447,612 10/11/96
43 The Ghost and the Darkness Par. $9,215,063 23.9% 2,142 $4,302 $38,619,405 10/11/96
138 Get on the Bus Sony $2,156,409 37.5% 1,207 $1,786 $5,754,249 10/18/96
25 Sleepers WB $12,305,745 23.1% 1,915 $6,425 $53,315,285 10/18/96
147 To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Sony $1,538,519 36.7% 807 $1,906 $4,189,233 10/25/96
132 Michael Collins WB $2,409,761 21.7% 748 $3,221 $11,092,559 10/25/96
101 The Associate BV $4,261,304 33.2% 1,781 $2,392 $12,844,057 10/25/96
81 Stephen King's Thinner Par. $5,679,046 37.1% 2,009 $2,826 $15,315,484 10/25/96
73 High School High Sony $6,311,786 29.6% 2,146 $2,941 $21,302,121 10/25/96
154 Bad Moon WB $607,081 57.5% 825 $735 $1,055,525 11/1/96
115 Dear God Par. $3,213,045 45.0% 1,754 $1,831 $7,138,523 11/1/96
108 Larger Than Life MGM $3,779,504 45.5% 2,433 $1,553 $8,315,693 11/1/96
30 Romeo + Juliet Fox $11,133,231 24.0% 1,276 $8,725 $46,351,345 11/1/96
47 Set It Off NL $8,812,105 24.2% 1,014 $8,690 $36,461,139 11/8/96
4 Ransom BV $34,216,088 25.1% 2,676 $12,786 $136,492,681 11/8/96
26 The Mirror Has Two Faces Sony $12,210,868 29.7% 2,489 $4,905 $41,083,864 11/15/96
7 Space Jam WB $27,528,529 30.4% 2,650 $10,388 $90,418,342 11/15/96
27 Jingle All the Way Fox $12,112,267 20.0% 2,401 $5,044 $60,592,389 11/22/96
6 Star Trek: First Contact Par. $30,716,131 33.4% 2,812 $10,923 $92,027,888 11/22/96
5 101 Dalmatians (1996) BV $33,504,025 24.6% 2,794 $11,991 $136,189,294 11/27/96
127 The English Patient Mira. $2,707,595 3.4% 617 $4,388 $78,676,425 12/6/96
36 Daylight Uni. $10,015,875 30.3% 2,175 $4,605 $33,023,469 12/6/96
57 The Preacher's Wife BV $7,649,752 15.9% 1,783 $4,290 $48,102,795 12/13/96
40 Mars Attacks! WB $9,384,272 24.8% 1,955 $4,800 $37,771,017 12/13/96
17 Jerry Maguire Sony $17,084,296 11.1% 2,531 $6,750 $153,952,592 12/13/96
124 My Fellow Americans WB $2,860,334 12.8% 1,915 $1,493 $22,313,201 12/20/96
75 One Fine Day Fox $6,226,430 13.5% 1,946 $3,199 $46,151,454 12/20/96
71 Scream Dim. $6,354,586 6.2% 1,413 $4,497 $103,046,663 12/20/96
12 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Par. $20,114,233 31.9% 2,190 $9,184 $63,118,386 12/20/96
16 Michael NL $17,435,711 18.3% 2,141 $8,143 $95,318,203 12/25/96
113 The Evening Star Par. $3,306,445 25.9% 1,265 $2,613 $12,767,815 12/27/96
Totals and Averages (154 Movies):
Totals:$1,285,136,80223.1%--$5,571,195,533-
Averages:$8,345,04423.1%1,754$4,758$36,176,594-
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