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1996 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 1996

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–311
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Est. Total Tkts / TheatersOpening Est. Tkts / TheatersOpen
1Independence DayFox69,268,9002,97711,363,9002,8827/3
2TwisterWB54,688,1002,8089,289,5002,4145/10
3Mission: ImpossiblePar.40,946,1003,01210,279,8003,0125/22
4Jerry MaguireSony33,929,1002,5313,865,2002,53112/13
5RansomBV30,758,9002,7687,741,2002,67611/8
6101 Dalmatians (1996)BV30,447,9002,9017,580,1002,79411/27
7The RockBV30,332,5002,4265,671,8002,3926/7
8The Nutty Professor (1996)Uni.29,143,4002,2395,749,3002,1156/28
9The BirdcageMGM28,068,0002,2854,134,8001,9503/8
10A Time to KillWB24,607,7002,3133,353,7002,1237/24
11The First Wives ClubPar.23,866,3002,4064,279,1001,9229/20
12PhenomenonBV23,673,4002,1393,655,9001,6377/5
13EraserWB22,917,5002,5565,558,0002,4106/21
14The Hunchback of Notre DameBV22,655,8002,8354,759,6002,7786/21
15ScreamDim.22,552,3001,9941,437,7001,41312/20
16MichaelNL20,851,9002,3253,944,7002,14112/25
17Star Trek: First ContactPar.20,741,4002,8126,949,4002,81211/22
18Space JamWB20,367,7002,6506,228,2002,65011/15
19The English PatientMira.17,309,2001,40963,0001011/15
20Broken Arrow (1996)Fox16,011,3002,3923,525,7002,3882/9
21Beavis and Butt-Head Do AmericaPar.14,010,3002,4174,550,7002,19012/20
22The Cable GuySony13,629,0002,6574,481,0002,6576/14
23Jingle All the WayFox13,622,1002,4042,740,3002,40111/22
24Courage Under FireFox13,355,4002,0012,828,4001,9867/12
25JackBV13,262,7002,2322,532,0001,7108/9
26Executive DecisionWB12,798,5002,2892,730,7002,2323/15
27Primal FearPar.12,696,0001,9832,233,3001,9834/5
28Tin CupWB12,184,3002,1022,291,6002,0128/16
29SleepersWB12,062,3002,0802,784,1001,91510/18
30DragonheartUni.11,621,6002,1933,399,8002,1305/31
31Up Close and PersonalBV11,558,5001,6392,511,8001,5063/1
32EvitaBV10,904,7001,04544,100212/25
33The Preacher's WifeBV10,652,5002,0081,730,7001,78312/13
34Romeo + JulietFox10,436,5001,9632,518,8001,27611/1
35One Fine DayFox10,150,4001,9751,408,7001,94612/20
36The Mirror Has Two FacesSony9,295,0002,4892,762,6002,48911/15
37Happy GilmoreUni.8,783,7002,0691,926,3002,0222/16
38The Ghost and the DarknessPar.8,737,4002,2022,084,9002,14210/11
39Mars Attacks!WB8,403,0001,9552,123,1001,95512/13
40Set It OffNL8,249,1001,0161,993,7001,01411/8
41The Truth About Cats & DogsFox7,887,3001,6541,531,5001,4134/26
42A Thin Line Between Love and HateNL7,866,0001,1312,106,4001,1314/5
43ShineFL7,819,7001,05036,700711/22
44Muppet Treasure IslandBV7,766,4002,0891,788,8002,0702/16
45MatildaSony7,570,0002,0061,857,2001,9758/2
46The Long Kiss GoodnightNL7,567,3002,4042,051,0002,24510/11
47StripteaseSony7,490,9001,9792,787,8001,9706/28
48Homeward Bound II: Lost in San FranciscoBV7,414,6002,1291,947,0002,1193/8
49DaylightUni.7,381,3002,1892,266,0002,17512/6
50Black SheepPar.7,334,4002,0922,396,7002,0452/2
51Rumble in the BronxNL7,328,5001,7942,230,4001,7362/23
52EddieBV7,101,2002,0001,819,5001,9895/31
53Sgt. BilkoUni.6,868,1002,3261,834,9002,3043/29
54James and the Giant PeachBV6,548,9002,2681,705,7002,2624/12
55The Island of Dr. MoreauNL6,258,8002,0392,059,3002,0358/23
56Spy HardBV6,099,6002,3192,363,9002,2865/24
57Eye for an EyePar.6,080,9001,6801,576,5001,5281/12
58Harriet the SpyPar.6,011,3001,8761,493,6001,8267/12
59First KidBV5,993,6001,8781,908,3001,8788/30
60That Thing You Do!Fox5,850,1001,8871,404,7001,87010/4
61From Dusk Till DawnMira.5,845,4002,0072,316,9002,0041/19
62Down PeriscopeFox5,833,8002,0261,636,0002,0223/1
63Escape From L.A.Par.5,764,1002,3122,016,4002,3128/9
64Fly Away HomeSony5,688,6001,4011,065,2001,3209/13
65KingpinMGM5,661,4001,9751,262,9001,9567/26
66The CraftSony5,615,4001,7621,518,3001,7575/3
67FargoGram.5,518,900716165,200363/8
68Sling BladeMira.5,325,6001,0206,400311/29
69D3: The Mighty DucksBV5,193,5002,0601,396,0002,05610/4
70The JurorSony5,148,1002,2051,903,0002,2052/2
71EmmaMira.5,029,80084854,40098/2
72My Fellow AmericansWB4,911,6001,915647,1001,91512/20
73The QuestUni.4,906,5002,0981,590,3002,0924/26
74BulletproofUni.4,881,7002,2421,360,7002,2409/6
75A Very Brady SequelPar.4,850,8002,1471,595,5002,1478/23
76High School HighSony4,819,5002,1461,428,0002,14610/25
77Chain ReactionFox4,802,3002,2561,707,2002,2558/2
78MultiplicitySony4,768,1002,1341,148,3002,1347/19
79Oliver & Company (Re-issue)BV4,722,2002,1891,016,0002,1803/29
80FearUni.4,712,9001,6151,428,1001,5844/12
81The Glimmer ManWB4,604,4002,2361,720,7002,23610/4
82City HallSony4,601,9001,8151,572,6001,8152/16
83Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the HoodMira.4,549,6001,0101,835,5001,0101/12
84FlipperUni.4,543,0002,419952,4002,3855/17
85The People Vs. Larry FlyntSony4,422,7001,233118,4001612/27
86Bed of RosesNL4,305,6001,5751,384,1001,5451/26
87KazaamBV4,284,4002,0191,131,6002,0127/19
88The FanSony4,214,1002,0161,418,9002,0168/16
89Mother (1996)Par.4,171,80073531,200612/27
90Last Man StandingNL4,098,6002,5791,586,0002,5619/20
91The Crow: City of AngelsMira.4,053,7002,4232,213,8002,4238/30
92Extreme MeasuresSony3,932,2002,2981,562,6002,2989/27
93The PhantomPar.3,919,3002,1631,147,6002,1596/7
94FledMGM3,889,9002,1041,223,0002,1047/19
95Diabolique (1996)WB3,868,8001,8241,249,8001,8243/22
96The FrightenersUni.3,791,7001,6751,259,2001,6697/19
97TrainspottingMira.3,731,00035759,40087/19
98SupercopMira.3,681,1001,4691,245,1001,4067/26
99Stephen King's ThinnerPar.3,465,0002,0091,284,9002,00910/25
100The Adventures of PinocchioNL3,415,1001,879867,1001,7797/26
Summary of 311 Movies on Chart:
Totals:1,284,207,200----
Averages:4,129,300----
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