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1996 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1996
Viewing Chart as of Feb. 10, 1997

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–338
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Gross / TheatersTotal Gross / % of TotalOpen
1Independence DayFox$306,169,2682,977$306,169,268100.0%7/3
2TwisterWB$241,721,5242,808$241,721,524100.0%5/10
3Mission: ImpossiblePar.$180,981,8563,012$180,981,856100.0%5/22
4The RockBV$134,069,5112,426$134,069,511100.0%6/7
5101 Dalmatians (1996)BV$132,686,6842,901$136,189,29497.4%11/27
6RansomBV$132,200,6562,768$136,492,68196.9%11/8
7The Nutty Professor (1996)Uni.$128,814,0192,239$128,814,019100.0%6/28
8The BirdcageMGM$124,060,5532,285$124,060,553100.0%3/8
9Jerry MaguireSony$121,503,6452,531$153,952,59278.9%12/13
10A Time to KillWB$108,766,0072,313$108,766,007100.0%7/24
11The First Wives ClubPar.$105,489,2032,406$105,489,203100.0%9/20
12PhenomenonBV$104,636,3822,139$104,636,382100.0%7/5
13EraserWB$101,295,5622,556$101,295,562100.0%6/21
14The Hunchback of Notre DameBV$100,138,8512,835$100,138,851100.0%6/21
15Star Trek: First ContactPar.$92,027,8882,812$92,027,888100.0%11/22
16Space JamWB$87,952,7712,650$90,418,34297.3%11/15
17MichaelNL$83,176,7672,325$95,318,20387.3%12/25
18ScreamDim.$75,233,3931,994$103,046,66373.0%12/20
19Star Wars (Special Edition)Fox$72,505,0042,104$138,257,86552.4%1/31
20Broken Arrow (1996)Fox$70,770,1472,392$70,770,147100.0%2/9
21Beavis and Butt-Head Do AmericaPar.$63,118,3862,417$63,118,386100.0%12/20
22The Cable GuySony$60,240,2952,657$60,240,295100.0%6/14
23Jingle All the WayFox$60,089,8322,404$60,592,38999.2%11/22
24Courage Under FireFox$59,031,0572,001$59,031,057100.0%7/12
25JackBV$58,620,9732,232$58,620,973100.0%8/9
26Executive DecisionWB$56,569,2162,289$56,569,216100.0%3/15
27Primal FearPar.$56,116,1831,983$56,116,183100.0%4/5
28Tin CupWB$53,854,5882,102$53,854,588100.0%8/16
29SleepersWB$53,315,2852,080$53,315,285100.0%10/18
30DragonheartUni.$51,367,3752,193$51,367,375100.0%5/31
31Up Close and PersonalBV$51,088,7051,639$51,088,705100.0%3/1
32The Preacher's WifeBV$48,102,7952,008$48,102,795100.0%12/13
33Romeo + JulietFox$46,351,3451,963$46,351,345100.0%11/1
34One Fine DayFox$44,230,5421,975$46,151,45495.8%12/20
35The English PatientMira.$42,319,5741,042$78,676,42553.8%11/15
36EvitaBV$41,221,6271,045$50,047,17982.4%12/25
37The Mirror Has Two FacesSony$41,083,8642,489$41,083,864100.0%11/15
38Happy GilmoreUni.$38,824,0992,069$38,824,099100.0%2/16
39The Ghost and the DarknessPar.$38,619,4052,202$38,619,405100.0%10/11
40Mars Attacks!WB$37,771,0171,955$37,771,017100.0%12/13
41Set It OffNL$36,461,1391,016$36,461,139100.0%11/8
42The Truth About Cats & DogsFox$34,861,8071,654$34,861,807100.0%4/26
43A Thin Line Between Love and HateNL$34,767,8361,131$34,767,836100.0%4/5
44Muppet Treasure IslandBV$34,327,3912,089$34,327,391100.0%2/16
45MatildaSony$33,459,4162,006$33,459,416100.0%8/2
46The Long Kiss GoodnightNL$33,447,6122,404$33,447,612100.0%10/11
47StripteaseSony$33,109,7431,979$33,109,743100.0%6/28
48DaylightUni.$33,023,4692,189$33,023,469100.0%12/6
49Homeward Bound II: Lost in San FranciscoBV$32,772,4922,129$32,772,492100.0%3/8
50Black SheepPar.$32,417,9952,092$32,417,995100.0%2/2
51Rumble in the BronxNL$32,392,0471,794$32,392,047100.0%2/23
52The RelicPar.$31,440,1922,128$33,956,60892.6%1/10
53EddieBV$31,387,1642,000$31,387,164100.0%5/31
54Sgt. BilkoUni.$30,356,7932,326$30,356,793100.0%3/29
55James and the Giant PeachBV$28,946,1272,268$28,946,127100.0%4/12
56MetroBV$28,586,9652,005$32,000,30189.3%1/17
57The Island of Dr. MoreauNL$27,663,9822,039$27,663,982100.0%8/23
58Beverly Hills NinjaSony$27,163,6562,112$31,480,41886.3%1/17
59Spy HardBV$26,960,1912,319$26,960,191100.0%5/24
60Eye for an EyePar.$26,877,5891,680$26,877,589100.0%1/12
61Harriet the SpyPar.$26,570,0481,876$26,570,048100.0%7/12
62First KidBV$26,491,7931,878$26,491,793100.0%8/30
63That Thing You Do!Fox$25,857,4161,887$25,857,416100.0%10/4
64From Dusk Till DawnMira.$25,836,6162,007$25,836,616100.0%1/19
65Down PeriscopeFox$25,785,6032,026$25,785,603100.0%3/1
66Escape From L.A.Par.$25,477,3652,312$25,477,365100.0%8/9
67Fly Away HomeSony$25,143,8181,401$25,143,818100.0%9/13
68KingpinMGM$25,023,4341,975$25,023,434100.0%7/26
69The CraftSony$24,819,9361,762$24,819,936100.0%5/3
70FargoGram.$24,083,318716$24,611,97597.9%3/8
71D3: The Mighty DucksBV$22,955,0972,060$22,955,097100.0%10/4
72The JurorSony$22,754,7252,205$22,754,725100.0%2/2
73My Fellow AmericansWB$22,313,2011,915$22,313,201100.0%12/20
74EmmaMira.$22,231,658848$22,231,658100.0%8/2
75The QuestUni.$21,686,5472,098$21,686,547100.0%4/26
76BulletproofUni.$21,576,9542,242$21,576,954100.0%9/6
77A Very Brady SequelPar.$21,440,7522,147$21,440,752100.0%8/23
78High School HighSony$21,302,1212,146$21,302,121100.0%10/25
79Chain ReactionFox$21,226,2042,256$21,226,204100.0%8/2
80MultiplicitySony$21,075,0142,134$21,075,014100.0%7/19
81Oliver & Company (Re-issue)BV$20,872,2912,189$20,872,291100.0%3/29
82FearUni.$20,831,0001,615$20,831,000100.0%4/12
83The Glimmer ManWB$20,351,2642,236$20,351,264100.0%10/4
84City HallSony$20,340,2041,815$20,340,204100.0%2/16
85Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the HoodMira.$20,109,1151,010$20,109,115100.0%1/12
86FlipperUni.$20,080,0202,419$20,080,020100.0%5/17
87Dante's PeakUni.$19,588,5702,657$67,127,76029.2%2/7
88Bed of RosesNL$19,030,6911,575$19,030,691100.0%1/26
89KazaamBV$18,937,2622,019$18,937,262100.0%7/19
90The People Vs. Larry FlyntSony$18,778,1411,233$20,300,38592.5%12/27
91The FanSony$18,626,4192,016$18,626,419100.0%8/16
92Last Man StandingNL$18,115,9272,579$18,115,927100.0%9/20
93The Crow: City of AngelsMira.$17,917,2872,423$17,917,287100.0%8/30
94Extreme MeasuresSony$17,380,1262,298$17,380,126100.0%9/27
95The ArrivalOrion$17,379,9931,693$14,063,331123.6%5/31
96The PhantomPar.$17,323,3262,163$17,323,326100.0%6/7
97FledMGM$17,193,2312,104$17,193,231100.0%7/19
98Diabolique (1996)WB$17,100,2661,824$17,100,266100.0%3/22
99The FrightenersUni.$16,759,2161,675$16,759,216100.0%7/19
100TrainspottingMira.$16,491,080357$16,491,080100.0%7/19
Summary of 338 Movies on Chart:
Totals:$5,737,030,473----
Averages:$16,973,463----
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