Domestic Box Office For 1996

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Independence Day$306,156,0902,977$306,169,268Jul 3Twentieth Century Fox
2Twister$241,721,5242,808$241,721,524May 10Warner Bros.
3Mission: Impossible$180,981,8563,012$180,981,856May 22Paramount Pictures
4The Rock$134,069,5112,426$134,069,511Jun 7Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
5The Nutty Professor$128,814,0192,239$128,814,019Jun 28Universal Pictures
6Ransom$125,502,0482,768$136,492,681Nov 8Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
7The Birdcage$124,060,5532,285$124,060,553Mar 8Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
8A Time to Kill$108,766,0072,313$108,766,007Jul 24Warner Bros.
9101 Dalmatians$108,240,6822,901$136,189,294Nov 27Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
10The First Wives Club$105,489,2032,406$105,489,203Sep 20Paramount Pictures
11Eraser$99,013,3892,556$101,295,562Jun 21Warner Bros.
12Phenomenon$98,208,7712,139$104,636,382Jul 5Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
13The Hunchback of Notre Dame$91,489,7052,835$100,138,851Jun 21Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14Star Trek: First Contact$85,991,9822,812$92,027,888Nov 22Paramount Pictures
15Space Jam$82,833,8352,650$90,418,342Nov 15Warner Bros.
16Mr. Holland's Opus$82,582,9591,659$82,569,971Dec 29Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
17Broken Arrow$70,770,1472,392$70,770,147Feb 9Twentieth Century Fox
18Jerry Maguire$65,675,8172,531$153,952,592Dec 13Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
19The Cable Guy$60,240,2952,657$60,240,295Jun 14Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
20Courage Under Fire$59,031,0572,001$59,031,057Jul 12Twentieth Century Fox
21Jack$58,620,9732,232$58,620,973Aug 9Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
2212 Monkeys$56,985,7181,629$57,141,459Dec 29Universal Pictures
23Executive Decision$56,569,2162,289$56,569,216Mar 15Warner Bros.
24Primal Fear$56,116,1831,983$56,116,183Apr 5Paramount Pictures
25Jingle All the Way$54,099,8702,404$60,592,389Nov 22Twentieth Century Fox
26Tin Cup$53,854,5882,102$53,854,588Aug 16Warner Bros.
27Sleepers$53,315,2852,080$53,315,285Oct 18Warner Bros.
28DragonHeart$51,367,3752,193$51,367,375May 31Universal Pictures
29Up Close & Personal$51,088,7051,639$51,088,705Mar 1Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
30Jumanji$50,903,1312,530$100,475,249Dec 15Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
31Grumpier Old Men$48,005,3962,037$71,518,503Dec 22Warner Bros.
32Toy Story$45,597,5502,574$191,796,233Nov 22Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
33Beavis and Butt-Head Do America$43,398,6392,417$63,118,386Dec 20Paramount Pictures
34Romeo + Juliet$41,668,0831,963$46,351,345Nov 1Twentieth Century Fox
35The Mirror Has Two Faces$41,083,8642,489$41,083,864Nov 15Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
36Sense and Sensibility$39,422,6991,054$43,182,776Dec 15Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
37Dead Man Walking$39,220,168821$39,363,635Dec 29Gramercy Pictures (I)
38Happy Gilmore$38,824,0992,069$38,824,099Feb 16Universal Pictures
39The Ghost and the Darkness$38,619,4052,202$38,619,405Oct 11Paramount Pictures
40Waiting to Exhale$37,445,7281,402$67,052,156Dec 22Twentieth Century Fox
41Set It Off$36,461,1391,016$36,461,139Nov 8New Line Cinema
42Heat$35,693,3011,704$67,436,818Dec 15Warner Bros.
43The Truth About Cats & Dogs$34,861,8071,654$34,861,807Apr 26Twentieth Century Fox
44A Thin Line Between Love and Hate$34,767,8361,131$34,767,836Apr 5New Line Cinema
45Muppet Treasure Island$34,327,3912,089$34,327,391Feb 16Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
46Matilda$33,459,4162,006$33,459,416Aug 2Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
47The Long Kiss Goodnight$33,447,6122,404$33,447,612Oct 11New Line Cinema
48Striptease$33,109,7431,979$33,109,743Jun 28Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
49Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco$32,772,4922,129$32,772,492Mar 8Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
50Black Sheep$32,417,9952,092$32,417,995Feb 2Paramount Pictures
51Rumble in the Bronx$32,392,0471,794$32,392,047Feb 23New Line Cinema
52Michael$31,904,3052,325$95,318,203Dec 25New Line Cinema
53Leaving Las Vegas$31,525,7071,310$32,029,928Oct 27Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
54Eddie$31,387,1642,000$31,387,164May 31Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
55Father of the Bride Part II$30,434,1672,148$76,594,107Dec 8Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
56Sgt. Bilko$30,356,7932,326$30,356,793Mar 29Universal Pictures
57The Preacher's Wife$29,977,1302,008$48,102,795Dec 13Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
58James and the Giant Peach$28,946,1272,268$28,946,127Apr 12Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
59The Island of Dr. Moreau$27,663,9822,039$27,663,982Aug 23New Line Cinema
60Mars Attacks!$27,610,2851,955$37,771,017Dec 13Warner Bros.
61Sabrina$27,572,6311,976$53,672,080Dec 15Paramount Pictures
62Spy Hard$26,960,1912,319$26,960,191May 24Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
63Eye for an Eye$26,877,5891,680$26,877,589Jan 12Paramount Pictures
64Harriet the Spy$26,570,0481,876$26,570,048Jul 12Paramount Pictures
65First Kid$26,491,7931,878$26,491,793Aug 30Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
66Daylight$25,870,3352,189$33,023,469Dec 6Universal Pictures
67That Thing You Do!$25,857,4161,887$25,857,416Oct 4Twentieth Century Fox
68From Dusk Till Dawn$25,836,6162,007$25,836,616Jan 19Miramax
69Down Periscope$25,785,6032,026$25,785,603Mar 1Twentieth Century Fox
70Escape from L.A.$25,477,3652,312$25,477,365Aug 9Paramount Pictures
71Fly Away Home$25,143,8181,401$25,143,818Sep 13Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
72Kingpin$25,023,4341,975$25,023,434Jul 26Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
73The Craft$24,819,9361,762$24,819,936May 3Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
74Scream$24,242,6121,994$103,046,663Dec 20Dimension Films
75Fargo$24,083,318716$24,611,975Mar 8Gramercy Pictures (I)
76The English Patient$23,795,8121,409$78,676,425Nov 15Miramax
77D3: The Mighty Ducks$22,955,0972,060$22,955,097Oct 4Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
78The Juror$22,754,7252,205$22,754,725Feb 2Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
79Emma$22,231,658848$22,231,658Aug 2Miramax
80One Fine Day$21,850,8221,975$46,151,454Dec 20Twentieth Century Fox
81The Quest$21,686,5472,098$21,686,547Apr 26Universal Pictures
82Bulletproof$21,576,9542,242$21,576,954Sep 6Universal Pictures
83A Very Brady Sequel$21,440,7522,147$21,440,752Aug 23Paramount Pictures
84High School High$21,302,1212,146$21,302,121Oct 25Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
85Chain Reaction$21,226,2042,256$21,226,204Aug 2Twentieth Century Fox
86Multiplicity$21,075,0142,134$21,075,014Jul 19Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
87Oliver & Company
1996 Re-release
$20,872,2912,189$20,872,291Mar 29Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
88Fear$20,831,0001,615$20,831,000Apr 12Universal Pictures
89The Glimmer Man$20,351,2642,236$20,351,264Oct 4Warner Bros.
90City Hall$20,340,2041,815$20,340,204Feb 16Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
91Il Postino$20,320,837430$21,848,932Jun 16Miramax
92Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood$20,109,1151,010$20,109,115Jan 12Miramax
93Flipper$20,080,0202,419$20,080,020May 17Universal Pictures
94Bed of Roses$19,030,6911,575$19,030,691Jan 26New Line Cinema
95Kazaam$18,937,2622,019$18,937,262Jul 19Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
96The Fan$18,626,4192,016$18,626,419Aug 16Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
97Last Man Standing$18,115,9272,579$18,115,927Sep 20New Line Cinema
98The Crow: City of Angels$17,917,2872,423$17,917,287Aug 30Miramax
99Extreme Measures$17,380,1262,298$17,380,126Sep 27Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
100The Phantom$17,323,3262,163$17,323,326Jun 7Paramount Pictures
101Fled$17,193,2312,104$17,193,231Jul 19Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
102Diabolique$17,100,2661,824$17,100,266Mar 22Warner Bros.
103The Frighteners$16,759,2161,675$16,759,216Jul 19Universal Pictures
104Trainspotting$16,491,080357$16,491,080Jul 19Miramax
105Supercop$16,270,6001,469$16,270,600Jul 26Miramax
106Thinner$15,315,4842,009$15,315,484Oct 25Paramount Pictures
107The Adventures of Pinocchio$15,094,5301,879$15,094,530Jul 26New Line Cinema
108GoldenEye$15,080,1022,667$106,429,941Nov 17Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
109The Substitute$14,818,1761,762$14,818,176Apr 19Orion Pictures
110Flirting with Disaster$14,636,122969$14,702,438Mar 22Miramax
111The Chamber$14,551,3592,032$14,551,359Oct 11Universal Pictures
112Maximum Risk$14,502,4832,358$14,502,483Sep 13Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
113The Arrival$14,063,3311,693$14,063,331May 31Orion Pictures
114Bio-Dome$13,427,6151,510$13,427,615Jan 12Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
115Babe$13,333,9351,790$63,658,910Aug 4Universal Pictures
116The Associate$12,844,0571,781$12,844,057Oct 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
117Mr. Wrong$12,825,1411,487$12,825,141Feb 16Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
118The Spitfire Grill$12,658,4861,247$12,658,486Aug 23Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
119Tom and Huck$12,649,7991,614$23,920,048Dec 22Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
120My Fellow Americans$12,197,1411,915$22,313,201Dec 20Warner Bros.
121Lone Star$11,962,634143$12,408,986Jun 21Sony Pictures Classics
122Alaska$11,829,9591,566$11,829,959Aug 14Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
123Big Night$11,651,643336$12,008,376Sep 20The Samuel Goldwyn Company
124Mulholland Falls$11,526,0991,625$11,526,099Apr 26Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
1252 Days in the Valley$11,132,210855$11,132,210Sep 27Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
126The American President$11,007,0331,508$60,079,496Nov 17Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
127Michael Collins$11,001,480878$11,092,559Oct 11Warner Bros.
128Two If by Sea$10,658,2781,796$10,658,278Jan 12Warner Bros.
129Se7en$10,645,7562,528$100,125,643Sep 22New Line Cinema
130Beautiful Girls$10,597,759803$10,597,759Feb 9Miramax
131White Squall$10,292,3001,524$10,292,300Feb 2Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
132Sunset Park$10,163,7821,257$10,163,782Apr 26Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
133A Family Thing$10,125,4171,134$10,125,417Mar 29Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
134Mrs. Winterbourne$10,082,0051,612$10,082,005Apr 19Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
135Dunston Checks In$9,871,0651,292$9,871,065Jan 12Twentieth Century Fox
136She's the One$9,538,948464$9,538,948Aug 23Fox Searchlight Pictures
137Sudden Death$9,379,7911,687$20,350,171Dec 22Universal Pictures
138Hellraiser: Bloodline$9,336,8861,465$9,336,886Mar 8Miramax
139Celtic Pride$9,255,0271,836$9,255,027Apr 19Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
140Before and After$8,797,8391,318$8,797,839Feb 23Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
141All Dogs Go to Heaven 2$8,620,6782,037$8,620,678Mar 29Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
142Braveheart$8,584,0042,037$75,609,945May 24Paramount Pictures
143The Rich Man's Wife$8,543,5871,009$8,543,587Sep 13Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
144Larger Than Life$8,315,6932,433$8,315,693Nov 1Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
145The Great White Hype$8,008,2551,499$8,008,255May 3Twentieth Century Fox
146Nixon$7,478,809977$13,681,765Dec 22Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
147Dear God$7,138,5231,774$7,138,523Nov 1Paramount Pictures
148House Arrest$7,032,7821,623$7,032,782Aug 16Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
149The Evening Star$6,170,7841,268$12,767,815Dec 27Paramount Pictures
150Balto$6,169,8771,433$11,348,324Dec 22Universal Pictures
151Last Dance$5,939,4491,563$5,939,449May 3Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
152Bordello of Blood$5,781,0451,695$5,781,045Aug 16Universal Pictures
153Casino$5,778,3651,631$42,512,375Nov 22Universal Pictures
154Get on the Bus$5,754,2491,207$5,754,249Oct 18Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
155Screamers$5,711,6951,560$5,711,695Jan 26Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
156Mary Reilly$5,707,0941,470$5,707,094Feb 23Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
157Cold Comfort Farm$5,682,4296$5,682,429May 10Gramercy Pictures (I)
158The Pallbearer$5,656,388829$5,656,388May 3Miramax
159Jane Eyre$5,200,60135$5,200,601Apr 12Miramax
160Solo$5,107,6691,230$5,107,669Aug 23Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
161Heaven's Prisoners$5,009,305907$5,009,305May 17New Line Cinema
162Girl 6$4,939,9391,077$4,939,939Mar 22Fox Searchlight Pictures
163Joe's Apartment$4,619,0141,512$4,619,014Jul 26Warner Bros.
164Swingers$4,448,950160$4,555,020Oct 18Miramax
165Ed$4,422,3801,583$4,422,380Mar 15Universal Pictures
166Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls$4,414,5882,705$108,385,533Nov 10Warner Bros.
167Bogus$4,357,4061,209$4,357,406Sep 6Warner Bros.
168Antonia's Line$4,228,27573$4,228,275Feb 2First Look International
169To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday$4,189,233807$4,189,233Oct 18Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
170Cutthroat Island$4,087,9661,619$10,017,322Dec 22Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
171Dracula: Dead and Loving It$4,063,3791,425$10,772,144Dec 22Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
172Restoration$3,963,480457$4,005,941Dec 29Miramax
173Bound$3,802,260262$3,802,260Oct 4Gramercy Pictures (I)
174Original Gangstas$3,718,087480$3,718,087May 10Orion Pictures
175Shine$3,705,4871,050$35,892,330Nov 22Fine Line Features
176The Trigger Effect$3,622,979524$3,622,979Aug 30Gramercy Pictures (I)
177Moll Flanders$3,486,957311$3,486,957Jun 14Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
178Carpool$3,325,6511,487$3,325,651Aug 23Warner Bros.
179Feeling Minnesota$3,124,440869$3,124,440Sep 13New Line Cinema
180Barb Wire$3,120,0881,312$3,793,614May 3Gramercy Pictures (I)
181Basquiat$3,011,195109$3,011,195Aug 9Miramax
182Unforgettable$2,821,6711,573$2,821,671Feb 23Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
183The Crucible$2,782,915344$7,343,114Nov 29Twentieth Century Fox
184Richard III$2,636,319130$2,684,904Dec 29United Artists
185The Stupids$2,491,9891,292$2,491,989Aug 30New Line Cinema
186If Lucy Fell$2,420,1621,200$2,420,162Mar 8Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
187Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace$2,409,2251,589$2,409,225Jan 12New Line Cinema
188Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy$2,389,246413$2,654,308Apr 12Paramount Pictures
189Four Rooms$2,293,332319$4,257,354Dec 22Miramax
190Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored$2,291,25577$2,291,255Jan 26-
191Faithful$2,104,439803$2,104,439Apr 5New Line Cinema
192Big Bully$2,042,5301,143$2,042,530Jan 26Warner Bros.
193Surviving Picasso$2,021,34849$2,021,348Sep 20Warner Bros.
194Race the Sun$1,945,5521,218$1,945,552Mar 22Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
195I Shot Andy Warhol$1,875,52758$1,875,527May 1Orion Pictures
196Shanghai Triad$1,731,91743$2,086,101Dec 20Sony Pictures Classics
197The City of Lost Children$1,684,48536$1,738,611Dec 15Sony Pictures Classics
198Beautiful Thing$1,548,1202$1,548,120Oct 9Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
199Microcosmos$1,433,21043$1,433,210Oct 9Miramax
200The Celluloid Closet$1,400,59138$1,400,591Mar 15Sony Pictures Classics