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1996 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of Movies Released Wide in 1996

#1–100 - #101–154
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Total Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersWide
1Independence DayFox$306,169,2682,977$50,228,2642,8827/3
2TwisterWB$241,721,5242,808$41,059,4052,4145/10
3Mission: ImpossiblePar.$180,981,8563,012$45,436,8303,0125/22
4Jerry MaguireSony$153,952,5922,531$17,084,2962,53112/13
5RansomBV$136,492,6812,768$34,216,0882,67611/8
6101 Dalmatians (1996)BV$136,189,2942,901$33,504,0252,79411/27
7The RockBV$134,069,5112,426$25,069,5252,3926/7
8The Nutty Professor (1996)Uni.$128,814,0192,239$25,411,7252,1156/28
9The BirdcageMGM$124,060,5532,285$18,275,8281,9503/8
10A Time to KillWB$108,766,0072,313$14,823,1592,1237/24
11The First Wives ClubPar.$105,489,2032,406$18,913,4111,9229/20
12PhenomenonBV$104,636,3822,139$16,158,9011,6377/5
13ScreamDim.$103,046,6631,994$6,354,5861,41312/20
14EraserWB$101,295,5622,556$24,566,4462,4106/21
15The Hunchback of Notre DameBV$100,138,8512,835$21,037,4142,7786/21
16MichaelNL$95,318,2032,325$17,435,7112,14112/25
17Star Trek: First ContactPar.$92,027,8882,812$30,716,1312,81211/22
18Space JamWB$90,418,3422,650$27,528,5292,65011/15
19Mr. Holland's OpusBV$82,569,9711,659$14,46611/19
20The English PatientMira.$78,676,4251,409$278,4391012/6
21Broken Arrow (1996)Fox$70,770,1472,392$15,583,5102,3882/9
22Beavis and Butt-Head Do AmericaPar.$63,118,3862,417$20,114,2332,19012/20
23Jingle All the WayFox$60,592,3892,404$12,112,2672,40111/22
24The Cable GuySony$60,240,2952,657$19,806,2262,6576/14
25Courage Under FireFox$59,031,0572,001$12,501,5861,9867/12
26JackBV$58,620,9732,232$11,191,4961,7108/9
2712 MonkeysUni.$57,141,4591,629$184,77631/5
28Executive DecisionWB$56,569,2162,289$12,069,7802,2323/15
29Primal FearPar.$56,116,1831,983$9,871,2221,9834/5
30Tin CupWB$53,854,5882,102$10,128,8342,0128/16
31SleepersWB$53,315,2852,080$12,305,7451,91510/18
32DragonheartUni.$51,367,3752,193$15,027,1502,1305/31
33Up Close and PersonalBV$51,088,7051,639$11,101,9551,5063/1
34The Preacher's WifeBV$48,102,7952,008$7,649,7521,78312/13
35Romeo + JulietFox$46,351,3451,963$11,133,2311,27611/1
36One Fine DayFox$46,151,4541,975$6,226,4301,94612/20
37Sense and SensibilitySony$43,182,7761,054$721,341701/26
38The Mirror Has Two FacesSony$41,083,8642,489$12,210,8682,48911/15
39Dead Man WalkingGram.$39,363,635821$118,26642/2
40Happy GilmoreUni.$38,824,0992,069$8,514,1252,0222/16
41The Ghost and the DarknessPar.$38,619,4052,202$9,215,0632,14210/11
42Mars Attacks!WB$37,771,0171,955$9,384,2721,95512/13
43Set It OffNL$36,461,1391,016$8,812,1051,01411/8
44The Truth About Cats & DogsFox$34,861,8071,654$6,769,3631,4134/26
45A Thin Line Between Love and HateNL$34,767,8361,131$9,310,4141,1314/5
46Muppet Treasure IslandBV$34,327,3912,089$7,906,6892,0702/16
47MatildaSony$33,459,4162,006$8,208,6091,9758/2
48The Long Kiss GoodnightNL$33,447,6122,404$9,065,3632,24510/11
49StripteaseSony$33,109,7431,979$12,322,0691,9706/28
50DaylightUni.$33,023,4692,189$10,015,8752,17512/6
51Homeward Bound II: Lost in San FranciscoBV$32,772,4922,129$8,605,6492,1193/8
52Black SheepPar.$32,417,9952,092$10,593,6092,0452/2
53Rumble in the BronxNL$32,392,0471,794$9,858,3801,7362/23
54Leaving Las VegasMGM$32,029,9281,310$70,86472/9
55EddieBV$31,387,1642,000$8,041,9721,9895/31
56Sgt. BilkoUni.$30,356,7932,326$8,110,0802,3043/29
57James and the Giant PeachBV$28,946,1272,268$7,539,0982,2624/12
58The Island of Dr. MoreauNL$27,663,9822,039$9,101,9872,0358/23
59Spy HardBV$26,960,1912,319$10,448,4202,2865/24
60Eye for an EyePar.$26,877,5891,680$6,968,0441,5281/12
61Harriet the SpyPar.$26,570,0481,876$6,601,6511,8267/12
62First KidBV$26,491,7931,878$8,434,6511,8788/30
63That Thing You Do!Fox$25,857,4161,887$6,208,5951,87010/4
64From Dusk Till DawnMira.$25,836,6162,007$10,240,8052,0041/19
65Down PeriscopeFox$25,785,6032,026$7,231,0872,0223/1
66Escape From L.A.Par.$25,477,3652,312$8,912,5572,3128/9
67Fly Away HomeSony$25,143,8181,401$4,708,0441,3209/13
68KingpinMGM$25,023,4341,975$5,582,0791,9567/26
69The CraftSony$24,819,9361,762$6,710,9951,7575/3
70FargoGram.$24,611,975716$730,265364/5
71D3: The Mighty DucksBV$22,955,0972,060$6,170,3582,05610/4
72The JurorSony$22,754,7252,205$8,411,1782,2052/2
73My Fellow AmericansWB$22,313,2011,915$2,860,3341,91512/20
74EmmaMira.$22,231,658848$240,64998/30
75The QuestUni.$21,686,5472,098$7,029,1202,0924/26
76BulletproofUni.$21,576,9542,242$6,014,4002,2409/6
77A Very Brady SequelPar.$21,440,7522,147$7,052,0452,1478/23
78High School HighSony$21,302,1212,146$6,311,7862,14610/25
79Chain ReactionFox$21,226,2042,256$7,545,9442,2558/2
80MultiplicitySony$21,075,0142,134$5,075,3402,1347/19
81Oliver & Company (Re-issue)BV$20,872,2912,189$4,490,9212,1803/29
82FearUni.$20,831,0001,615$6,312,2401,5844/12
83The Glimmer ManWB$20,351,2642,236$7,605,5042,23610/4
84City HallSony$20,340,2041,815$6,950,7941,8152/16
85Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the HoodMira.$20,109,1151,010$8,112,8841,0101/12
86FlipperUni.$20,080,0202,419$4,209,5252,3855/17
87Bed of RosesNL$19,030,6911,575$6,117,5581,5451/26
88KazaamBV$18,937,2622,019$5,001,5882,0127/19
89The FanSony$18,626,4192,016$6,271,4062,0168/16
90Last Man StandingNL$18,115,9272,579$7,010,3332,5619/20
91The Crow: City of AngelsMira.$17,917,2872,423$9,785,1112,4238/30
92Extreme MeasuresSony$17,380,1262,298$6,906,5462,2989/27
93The PhantomPar.$17,323,3262,163$5,072,3462,1596/7
94FledMGM$17,193,2312,104$5,405,8552,1047/19
95Diabolique (1996)WB$17,100,2661,824$5,524,0551,8243/22
96The FrightenersUni.$16,759,2161,675$5,565,4951,6697/19
97SupercopMira.$16,270,6001,469$5,503,1761,4067/26
98Stephen King's ThinnerPar.$15,315,4842,009$5,679,0462,00910/25
99The Adventures of PinocchioNL$15,094,5301,879$3,832,5511,7797/26
100The SubstituteOrion$14,818,1761,762$6,096,8331,7424/19
Summary of 154 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$5,571,195,533----
Averages:$36,176,594----
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