Domestic Box Office For Fall 1996

Fall 1996 is September 3-October 31.

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1The First Wives Club$90,179,3172,406$105,489,203Sep 20Paramount Pictures
2Sleepers$29,533,3562,080$53,315,285Oct 18Warner Bros.
3The Ghost and the Darkness$28,119,1902,202$38,619,405Oct 11Paramount Pictures
4The Long Kiss Goodnight$26,539,5812,404$33,447,612Oct 11New Line Cinema
5D3: The Mighty Ducks$22,955,0972,060$22,955,097Oct 4Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
6Bulletproof$21,576,9542,242$21,576,954Sep 6Universal Pictures
7First Kid$21,153,4771,878$26,491,793Aug 30Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
8That Thing You Do!$20,982,5711,887$25,857,416Oct 4Twentieth Century Fox
9Tin Cup$20,522,2742,102$53,854,588Aug 16Warner Bros.
10The Glimmer Man$20,351,2642,236$20,351,264Oct 4Warner Bros.
11Fly Away Home$19,758,7791,401$25,143,818Sep 13Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
12Independence Day$19,340,1592,977$306,169,268Jul 3Twentieth Century Fox
13A Time to Kill$19,168,7092,313$108,766,007Jul 24Warner Bros.
14Last Man Standing$18,115,9272,579$18,115,927Sep 20New Line Cinema
15Extreme Measures$17,380,1262,298$17,380,126Sep 27Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
16Jack$14,911,3582,232$58,620,973Aug 9Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
17The Chamber$14,551,3592,032$14,551,359Oct 11Universal Pictures
18Maximum Risk$14,502,4832,358$14,502,483Sep 13Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
19The Spitfire Grill$12,508,4371,247$12,658,486Aug 23Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
20The Crow: City of Angels$11,473,6052,423$17,917,287Aug 30Miramax
21The Island of Dr. Moreau$11,220,7802,039$27,663,982Aug 23New Line Cinema
222 Days in the Valley$11,132,210855$11,132,210Sep 27Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
23The Nutty Professor$10,843,3892,239$128,814,019Jun 28Universal Pictures
24Emma$9,716,754848$22,231,658Aug 2Miramax
25The Rich Man's Wife$8,543,5871,009$8,543,587Sep 13Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
26A Very Brady Sequel$8,400,2502,147$21,440,752Aug 23Paramount Pictures
27High School High$7,601,2652,146$21,302,121Oct 25Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
28Thinner$7,294,8482,009$15,315,484Oct 25Paramount Pictures
29Get on the Bus$5,754,2491,207$5,754,249Oct 18Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
30Trainspotting$5,575,099357$16,491,080Jul 19Miramax
31The Associate$5,545,8191,781$12,844,057Oct 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
32Fargo$5,374,506716$24,611,975Mar 8Gramercy Pictures (I)
33She's the One$5,172,013464$9,538,948Aug 23Fox Searchlight Pictures
34Big Night$5,140,424336$12,008,376Sep 20The Samuel Goldwyn Company
35Bogus$4,357,4061,209$4,357,406Sep 6Warner Bros.
36Bound$3,802,260262$3,802,260Oct 4Gramercy Pictures (I)
37Michael Collins$3,766,456878$11,092,559Oct 11Warner Bros.
38Mission: Impossible$3,651,4803,012$180,981,856May 22Paramount Pictures
39The Rock$3,561,6472,426$134,069,511Jun 7Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
40Feeling Minnesota$3,124,440869$3,124,440Sep 13New Line Cinema
41Basquiat$2,857,749109$3,011,195Aug 9Miramax
42Matilda$2,845,6022,006$33,459,416Aug 2Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
43To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday$2,168,805807$4,189,233Oct 18Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
44The Fan$1,978,9922,016$18,626,419Aug 16Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
45Alaska$1,805,9961,566$11,829,959Aug 14Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
46Escape from L.A.$1,781,4242,312$25,477,365Aug 9Paramount Pictures
47The Trigger Effect$1,735,188524$3,622,979Aug 30Gramercy Pictures (I)
48Beautiful Thing$1,548,1202$1,548,120Oct 9Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
49Surviving Picasso$1,396,30549$2,021,348Sep 20Warner Bros.
50The Stupids$898,0601,292$2,491,989Aug 30New Line Cinema
51Solo$826,4071,230$5,107,669Aug 23Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
52Trees Lounge$749,7412$749,741Oct 11Orion Classics
53Crash$738,339339$2,664,812Oct 4Fine Line Features
54Grace of My Heart$660,31393$660,313Sep 13Gramercy Pictures (I)
55Manny & Lo$468,19627$502,313Jul 26Sony Pictures Classics
56The Grass Harp$346,93748$559,771Oct 11Fine Line Features
57Secrets & Lies$332,118296$13,417,292Sep 28October Films
58Freeway$272,6259$295,493Aug 23Roxie Releasing
59Flirt$230,2297$263,192Aug 7Lionsgate
60Swingers$219,545160$4,555,020Oct 18Miramax
61American Buffalo$216,36173$665,450Sep 13The Samuel Goldwyn Company
62Infinity$195,17046$195,170Oct 4First Look International
63Carpool$194,8841,487$3,325,651Aug 23Warner Bros.
64Small Faces$131,43012$155,239Aug 14October Films
65Sweet Nothing$102,3502$102,350Sep 6Warner Bros.
66Killer: A Journal of Murder$82,02910$82,029Sep 6-
67Microcosmos$63,44543$1,433,210Oct 9Miramax
68Love Is All There Is$61,87526$61,875Oct 11The Samuel Goldwyn Company
69Curdled$49,62018$49,620Sep 27-
70Twelfth Night$48,12731$588,621Oct 25Fine Line Features
71Jude$47,79520$409,144Oct 18Gramercy Pictures (I)
72Bitter Sugar$40,64612$450,060Oct 11First Look International
73Dadetown$37,0921$37,092Sep 18Castle Hill Productions
74Looking for Richard$33,84381$1,408,575Oct 11Fox Searchlight Pictures
75Palookaville$33,00124$365,284Oct 25The Samuel Goldwyn Company
76When We Were Kings$25,68292$2,789,985Oct 25Gramercy Pictures (I)
77Toy Story$23,1842,574$191,796,233Nov 22Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
78The Sunchaser$21,50823$21,508Oct 25Warner Bros.
79Small Wonders$20,8197$20,819Oct 4Miramax
80Paraíso Perdido$18,20011$272,750Sep 20-
81Somebody to Love$18,11210$18,112Sep 27-
82Ed's Next Move$16,04213$106,791Sep 27Orion Classics
83A Modern Affair$11,0052$14,286May 24Tara Releasing
84The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story$7,5697$50,605Sep 27Castle Hill Productions
85Normal Life$4,6342$22,891Oct 25Fine Line Features
86Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press$3,2041$3,204Oct 11-
87American Strays$1,9101$1,910Sep 13-