Domestic Box Office For Summer 1996

Summer 1996 runs May 3-Aug 31

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Independence Day$282,772,2442,977$306,169,268Jul 3Twentieth Century Fox
2Twister$241,721,5242,808$241,721,524May 10Warner Bros.
3Mission: Impossible$178,025,7143,012$180,981,856May 22Paramount Pictures
4The Rock$130,913,2812,426$134,069,511Jun 7Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
5The Nutty Professor$117,970,6302,239$128,814,019Jun 28Universal Pictures
6Eraser$99,013,3892,556$101,295,562Jun 21Warner Bros.
7Phenomenon$98,208,7712,139$104,636,382Jul 5Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
8A Time to Kill$93,143,7422,313$108,766,007Jul 24Warner Bros.
9The Hunchback of Notre Dame$91,489,7052,835$100,138,851Jun 21Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
10The Cable Guy$60,240,2952,657$60,240,295Jun 14Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
11Courage Under Fire$59,031,0572,001$59,031,057Jul 12Twentieth Century Fox
12DragonHeart$51,367,3752,193$51,367,375May 31Universal Pictures
13Jack$46,549,6162,232$58,620,973Aug 9Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14Tin Cup$37,378,3692,102$53,854,588Aug 16Warner Bros.
15Matilda$33,459,4162,006$33,459,416Aug 2Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
16Striptease$33,109,7431,979$33,109,743Jun 28Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
17Eddie$31,387,1642,000$31,387,164May 31Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
18Spy Hard$26,960,1912,319$26,960,191May 24Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
19Harriet the Spy$26,570,0481,876$26,570,048Jul 12Paramount Pictures
20The Truth About Cats & Dogs$26,151,9361,654$34,861,807Apr 26Twentieth Century Fox
21Escape from L.A.$25,477,3652,312$25,477,365Aug 9Paramount Pictures
22Kingpin$25,023,4341,975$25,023,434Jul 26Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
23The Craft$24,819,9361,762$24,819,936May 3Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
24Chain Reaction$21,226,2042,256$21,226,204Aug 2Twentieth Century Fox
25Multiplicity$21,075,0142,134$21,075,014Jul 19Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
26Flipper$20,080,0202,419$20,080,020May 17Universal Pictures
27The Island of Dr. Moreau$19,663,1892,039$27,663,982Aug 23New Line Cinema
28Kazaam$18,937,2622,019$18,937,262Jul 19Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
29The Fan$18,626,4192,016$18,626,419Aug 16Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
30The Phantom$17,323,3262,163$17,323,326Jun 7Paramount Pictures
31Fled$17,193,2312,104$17,193,231Jul 19Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
32The Frighteners$16,759,2161,675$16,759,216Jul 19Universal Pictures
33Trainspotting$16,491,080357$16,491,080Jul 19Miramax
34Supercop$16,270,6001,469$16,270,600Jul 26Miramax
35A Very Brady Sequel$15,400,7162,147$21,440,752Aug 23Paramount Pictures
36The Adventures of Pinocchio$15,094,5301,879$15,094,530Jul 26New Line Cinema
37Primal Fear$14,847,3071,983$56,116,183Apr 5Paramount Pictures
38Emma$14,093,456848$22,231,658Aug 2Miramax
39The Arrival$14,063,3311,693$14,063,331May 31Orion Pictures
40The Birdcage$13,719,3592,285$124,060,553Mar 8Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
41The Quest$12,795,5472,098$21,686,547Apr 26Universal Pictures
42Lone Star$11,962,634143$12,408,986Jun 21Sony Pictures Classics
43Alaska$11,829,9591,566$11,829,959Aug 14Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
44The Crow: City of Angels$11,276,4392,423$17,917,287Aug 30Miramax
45First Kid$9,342,0501,878$26,491,793Aug 30Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
46James and the Giant Peach$8,480,9722,268$28,946,127Apr 12Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
47The Great White Hype$8,008,2551,499$8,008,255May 3Twentieth Century Fox
48House Arrest$7,032,7821,623$7,032,782Aug 16Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
49Toy Story$6,910,6482,574$191,796,233Nov 22Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
50Executive Decision$6,037,2182,289$56,569,216Mar 15Warner Bros.
51Last Dance$5,939,4491,563$5,939,449May 3Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
52Mulholland Falls$5,803,8541,625$11,526,099Apr 26Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
53Bordello of Blood$5,781,0451,695$5,781,045Aug 16Universal Pictures
54Cold Comfort Farm$5,682,4296$5,682,429May 10Gramercy Pictures (I)
55The Pallbearer$5,656,388829$5,656,388May 3Miramax
56Fargo$5,374,506716$24,611,975Mar 8Gramercy Pictures (I)
57She's the One$5,372,004464$9,538,948Aug 23Fox Searchlight Pictures
58Solo$5,107,6691,230$5,107,669Aug 23Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
59A Thin Line Between Love and Hate$5,019,7761,131$34,767,836Apr 5New Line Cinema
60Heaven's Prisoners$5,009,305907$5,009,305May 17New Line Cinema
61Joe's Apartment$4,619,0141,512$4,619,014Jul 26Warner Bros.
62Sunset Park$4,562,6501,257$10,163,782Apr 26Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
63Fear$4,391,1051,615$20,831,000Apr 12Universal Pictures
64Antonia's Line$4,166,05873$4,228,275Feb 2First Look International
65Original Gangstas$3,718,087480$3,718,087May 10Orion Pictures
66The Substitute$3,634,3241,762$14,818,176Apr 19Orion Pictures
67The Trigger Effect$3,622,979524$3,622,979Aug 30Gramercy Pictures (I)
68Moll Flanders$3,486,957311$3,486,957Jun 14Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
69Carpool$3,325,6511,487$3,325,651Aug 23Warner Bros.
70Barb Wire$3,120,0881,312$3,793,614May 3Gramercy Pictures (I)
71The Stupids$2,491,9891,292$2,491,989Aug 30New Line Cinema
72I Shot Andy Warhol$1,856,54158$1,875,527May 1Orion Pictures
73Phat Beach$1,383,553408$1,383,553Aug 2Orion Pictures
74Stealing Beauty$1,204,454195$4,722,310Jun 14Fox Searchlight Pictures
75The Celluloid Closet$1,195,03538$1,400,591Mar 15Sony Pictures Classics
76Dead Man$1,037,84737$1,037,847May 10Miramax
77Heavy$941,41422$941,414Jun 5Lionsgate
78Stonewall$692,40017$692,400Jul 26Strand Releasing
79Les visiteurs$659,8104$659,810Jul 12Miramax
80Anne Frank Remembered$578,15831$1,310,200Feb 23Sony Pictures Classics
81The Spitfire Grill$538,7841,247$12,658,486Aug 23Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
82Boys$516,349328$516,349May 10Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
83The Last Supper$407,47540$459,749Apr 5Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
84Manny & Lo$325,61127$502,313Jul 26Sony Pictures Classics
85Cyclo$283,6376$284,692Aug 1Lionsgate
86Foxfire$269,300218$269,300Aug 23The Samuel Goldwyn Company
87Cemetery Man$219,93125$253,986Apr 26October Films
88Land and Freedom$216,30010$228,800Mar 15Gramercy Pictures (I)
89Basquiat$153,446109$3,011,195Aug 9Miramax
90A Perfect Candidate$134,9338$134,485Jun 19Seventh Art Releasing
91For the Moment$106,0973$121,548Apr 19-
92The Search for One-eye Jimmy$71,3144$71,314Jun 21Northern Arts Entertainment
93The Neon Bible$70,8723$78,072Mar 1Strand Releasing
94Madame Butterfly$65,1961$65,196May 3Arrow Releasing
95Denise Calls Up$56,57516$148,121Mar 29Sony Pictures Classics
96Switchblade Sisters$51,26413$51,264Jun 14-
97Braveheart$48,1852,037$75,609,945May 24Paramount Pictures
98The Low Life$45,4363$45,436May 10Lionsgate
99August$38,0465$69,081Apr 19The Samuel Goldwyn Company
100Man with a Plan$33,4022$33,402May 31-
101Flirt$32,9637$263,192Aug 7Lionsgate
102Small Faces$23,80912$155,239Aug 14October Films
103Freeway$22,8689$295,493Aug 23Roxie Releasing
104Of Love and Shadows$19,7104$19,710May 10Miramax
105Girlfriends$18,0001$18,000Jul 19First Run
106Catwalk$16,5103$28,672Feb 16Arrow Releasing
107Open Season$9,4815$9,481May 3-
108A Modern Affair$3,2812$14,286May 24Tara Releasing