The Best Films Ever Made - 1996by dziwnytenswiat | created - 15 Nov 2017 | updated - 5 days ago | Public
The rules: My rating x 3, 6 male/female rating ( 18, 30, 45), 1000 voters rating, US- and Non-US voters rating. Only films with a better rating than 7,00
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1. Breaking the Waves (1996)
R | 159 min | Drama
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.
Votes: 59,254 | Gross: $4.04M
2. Drifting Clouds (1996)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
The recession hits a couple in Helsinki.
3. Kolya (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,914 | Gross: $5.73M
4. Secrets & Lies (1996)
R | 136 min | Comedy, Drama
A successful black woman discovers that her birth mother is an underprivileged white woman, but the woman denies it. As emotions run high, everyone's secrets are exposed.
Votes: 34,898 | Gross: $13.42M
5. Ponette (1996)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
A four-year-old girl tries to come to terms with the sudden death of her mother.
Votes: 3,824 | Gross: $1.40M
6. Sleepers (1996)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, an unexpected random encounter with a former guard gives them a chance for revenge.
Votes: 179,804 | Gross: $49.10M
7. Thesis (1996)
R | 125 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty...
8. A Summer's Tale (1996)
G | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,752 | Gross: $0.20M
9. Sling Blade (1996)
R | 135 min | Drama
Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.
Votes: 83,959 | Gross: $24.48M
10. Hard Eight (1996)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama
Professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine.
Votes: 38,044 | Gross: $0.22M
11. A Moment of Innocence (1996)
78 min | Comedy, Drama
A semi-autobiographical account of Makmahlbaf's experience as a teenager when, as a 17-year-old, he stabbed a policeman at a protest rally. Two decades later, he tracks down the policeman he injured in an attempt to make amends.
Votes: 2,831 | Gross: $0.04M
12. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 582,488 | Gross: $24.61M
13. Hamlet (1996)
PG-13 | 242 min | Drama
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Votes: 34,903 | Gross: $4.41M
14. Primal Fear (1996)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.
Votes: 171,782 | Gross: $56.12M
15. Shine (1996)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.
Votes: 49,572 | Gross: $35.81M
16. Beyond Silence (1996)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music
Since the earliest days in her childhood Lara has had a difficult but important task. Both her parents are deaf-mute and Lara has to translate from sign-language to the spoken word and vice... See full summary »
Votes: 3,971 | Gross: $0.17M
17. Comrades, Almost a Love Story (1996)
118 min | Drama, Romance
Two Chinese-mainlanders living in Hong Kong form a close friendship. Over the years this grows into love, but there are obstacles.
18. Fire (1996)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Two women who are abandoned by their husbands, find love and solace in each other.
Votes: 5,444 | Gross: $0.40M
19. Too Late (1996)
106 min | Drama, Thriller
20. Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)
123 min | Comedy, Crime
Take a walk into the dreamlike world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisting ride. Four strangely symmetrical stories unfold involving love, lust, crime, and time.
21. Jerry Maguire (1996)
R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former secretary.
Votes: 229,570 | Gross: $153.95M
22. Brassed Off (1996)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.
Votes: 17,813 | Gross: $2.56M
23. Mahjong (1996)
121 min | Comedy, Drama
When a well known businessman goes missing, owing $100m to Taipei's underworld, two hoods decide to follow his son, the leader of a youth gang. A small group of trendy foreigners gets caught up in the action.
24. Marvin's Room (1996)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama
After 20 years caring for her father, a woman with cancer now must re-connect with her trashy sister and nephews she's never met after being diagnosed. Her love helps the angry teen nephew, and her sister learns to relate to people.
Votes: 24,351 | Gross: $12.78M