B.O. performance hits high in ’96

1. Independence Day (Fox) 306,155,579

2. Twister (WB) 241,721,524

3. Mission: Impossible (Par) 180,981,866

4. The Rock (BV) 134,069,511

5. The Nutty Professor (U) 128,814,019

6. Ransom (BV) + 125,810,051

7. The Birdcage (MGM/UA) 124,060,553

8. 101 Dalmatians (BV) + 109,686,111

9. A Time to Kill (WB) 108,766,007

10. Phenomenon (BV) + 104,464,977

11. The First Wives Club (Par) + 103,708,261

12. Eraser (WB) 101,295,562

13. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (BV) + 99,931,320

14. Star Trek: First Contact (Par) + 86,249,815

15. Space Jam (WB) + 83,038,821

16. Mr. Holland’s Opus (BV) 82,569,971

17. Broken Arrow (Fox) 70,770,147

18. Jerry Maguire (Sony) + 65,675,817

19. The Cable Guy (Sony) 60,240,295

20. Courage Under Fire (Fox) 59,031,057

21. Jack (BV) + 58,478,604

22. 12 Monkeys (U) * 56,988,975

23. Executive Decision (WB) 56,679,192

24. Primal Fear (Par) 56,116,183

25. Jingle All the Way (Fox) + 54,460,867

26. Tin Cup (WB) 53,888,896

27. Sleepers (WB) + 52,528,577

28. Dragonheart (U) 51,385,101

29. Up Close and Personal (BV) 51,088,705

30. Jumanji (Sony) * 46,730,884

31. Toy Story (BV) * 45,690,994

32. Beavis and Butt-head Do America (Par) + 44,547,878

33. William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet (Fox) + 44,020,123

34. Grumpier Old Men (WB) * 43,513,780

35. The Mirror Has Two Faces (Sony) + 40,466,068

36. Dead Man Walking (Gramercy) * 39,329,753

37. Sense and Sensibility (Sony) * 38,961,346

38. Happy Gilmore (U) 38,648,864

39. The Ghost and the Darkness (Par) 37,746,329

40. Michael (NLC) + 35,133,401

41. The Truth About Cats & Dogs (Fox) 34,848,673

42. A Thin Line Between Love & Hate (NLC) 34,767,836

43. Muppet Treasure Island (BV) 34,326,951

44. Set It Off (NLC) + 34,325,720

45. Waiting to Exhale (Fox) * 33,695,953

46. Matilda (Sony) 33,498,222

47. Striptease (Sony) 33,190,858

48. Heat (WB) * 32,944,081

49. The Long Kiss Goodnight (NLC) + 32,836,418

50. Homeward Bound II (BV) 32,772,492

51. Black Sheep (Par) 32,417,164

52. Rumble in the Bronx (NLC) 32,380,143

53. Eddie (BV) 31,388,164

54. The Preacher’s Wife (BV) + 30,783,747

55. Sgt. Bilko (U) 30,356,589

56. Leaving Las Vegas (MGM/UA) * 29,441,352

57. James and the Giant Peach (BV) 28,946,127

58. Mars Attacks! (WB) + 28,075,674

59. The Island of Dr. Moreau (NLC) 27,682,712

60. Spy Hard (BV) 26,960,191

61. Eye for an Eye (Par) 26,877,589

62. Father of the Bride Part II (BV) * 26,713,095

63. Harriet the Spy (Par) 26,567,568

64. First Kid (BV) + 26,154,472

65. Daylight (U) + 26,070,220

66. From Dusk Till Dawn (Miramax) 25,836,616

67. Down Periscope (Fox) 25,809,652

68. That Thing You Do! (Fox) 25,513,987

69. Escape From L.A. (Par) 25,473,642

70. Kingpin (MGM/UA) 25,020,036

71. The Craft (Sony) 24,881,502

72. Sabrina (Par) * 24,853,322

73. Scream (Miramax) + 24,464,954

74. Fly Away Home (Sony) + 24,324,294

75. Fargo (Gramercy) 24,083,318

76. The English Patient (Miramax) + 23,951,352

77. The Juror (Sony) 22,754,727

78. One Fine Day (Fox) + 22,722,971

79. Emma (Miramax) 22,231,658

80. D3: The Mighty Ducks (BV) 21,995,225

81. The Quest (U) 21,685,669

82. A Very Brady Sequel (Par) 21,443,204

83. Bulletproof (U) 21,312,641

84. Multiplicity (Sony) 21,134,373

85. Oliver & Company (BV) (reissue) 20,872,291

86. Fear (U) 20,829,193

87. High School High (Sony) + 20,737,241

88. Chain Reaction (Fox) 20,655,819

89. The Glimmer Man (WB) 20,404,841

90. City Hall (Sony) 20,340,204

91. Don’t Be a Menace … (Miramax) 20,109,115

92. Flipper (U) 20,080,020

93. Bed of Roses (NLC) 19,054,674

94. Kazaam (BV) 18,937,264

95. The Fan (Sony) 18,626,419

96. Last Man Standing (NLC) 18,132,747

97. The Crow: City of Angels (Miramax) 17,917,287

98. Extreme Measures (Sony) 17,380,126

99. The Phantom (Par) 17,323,216

100. Fled (MGM/UA) 17,201,404

101. Diabolique (WB) 17,100,266

102. The Frighteners (U) 16,748,428

103. Trainspotting (Miramax) 16,525,842

104. Supercop (Miramax) 16,270,600

105. The Adventures of Pinocchio (NLC/CFP) 15,385,538

106. Flirting With Disaster (Miramax) 14,891,724

107. Stephen King’s Thinner (Par) 14,838,740

108. The Substitute (Orion) 14,818,543

109. Maximum Risk (Sony) 14,419,290

110. The Chamber (U) 14,407,578

111. The Arrival (Orion) 14,065,585

112. Goldeneye (MGM/UA) * 13,993,849

113. Bio-Dome (MGM/UA) 13,427,615

114. Seven (NLC) * 13,094,886

115. Lone Star (Sony Classics/Norstar) + 12,883,149

116. Mr. Wrong (BV) 12,825,141

117. My Fellow Americans (WB) + 12,691,305

118. The Postman (Miramax/Alliance) * 12,672,262

119/ The Spitfire Grill (Sony) 12,658,486

120. The Associate (BV) 12,406,634

121. Alaska (Sony) 11,805,162

122. Mulholland Falls (MGM/UA) 11,526,099

123. Big Night (Orion/Alliance) + 11,122,540

124. 2 days in the Valley (MGM/UA) 11,114,197

125. Michael Collins (WB) + 10,899,369

126. Tom and Huck (BV) * 10,686,995

127. Two If by Sea (WB) 10,658,278

128. Beautiful Girls (Miramax) 10,601,348

129. White Squall (BV) 10,292,300

130. Sunset Park (Sony) 10,163,782

131. A Family Thing (MGM/UA) 10,125,295

132. Mrs. Winterbourne (Sony) 10,082,005

133. Dunston Checks In (Fox) 9,871,014

134. The American President (Sony) * 9,717,261

135. She’s the One (Fox Searchlight) 9,538,948

136. Hellraiser: Bloodline (Miramax) 9,342,988

137. Celtic Pride (BV) 9,255,027

138. Before and After (BV) 8,797,839

139. All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (MGM/UA) 8,620,476

140. Braveheart (Par) * 8,591,772

141. The Rich Man’s Wife (BV) + 8,516,193

142. Larger Than Life (MGM/UA) 8,304,572

143. Sudden Death (U) * 8,082,558

144. The Great White Hype (Fox) 8,008,255

145. Wings of Courage (Sony Classics) * 7,147,382

146. House Arrest (MGM/UA) 7,031,471

147. Dear God (Par) 6,942,397

148. Babe (U) * 6,934,470

149. Nixon (BV) * 6,708,578

150. Across the Sea of Time (Sony Classics) */+ 6,573,074

151. The Evening Star (Par) + 6,509,234

152. Secrets & Lies (October/Alliance) + 5,942,518

153. Last Dance (BV) 5,939,449

154. Screamers (Sony/Allegro) 5,781,885

155. Bordello of Blood (U) 5,766,151

156. Get on the Bus (Sony) 5,751,690

157. Mary Reilly (Sony) 5,707,094

158. The Pallbearer (Miramax) 5,682,631

159. Cold Comfort Farm (Gramercy) 5,682,429

160. Casino (U) * 5,413,673

161. Balto (U) * 5,352,650

162. Jane Eyre (Miramax) 5,200,601

163. Solo (Sony) 5,107,669

164. Heaven’s Prisoners (NLC) 5,009,305

165. Girl 6 (Fox Searchlight) 4,939,949

166. Welcome to the Dollhouse (Sony Classics) 4,770,514

167. Stealing Beauty (Fox Searchlight) 4,718,580

168. Joe’s Apartment (WB) 4,616,355

169. Ed (U) 4,377,351

170. Bogus (WB) 4,357,406

171. Antonia’s Line (First Look/CFP) 4,221,477

172. Shine (NLC) + 4,206,242

173. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (WB) * 4,191,066

174. To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (Sony) 4,185,584

175. Restoration (Miramax) * 3,965,533

176. Swingers (Miramax) 3,896,640

177. Bound (Gramercy) 3,811,206

178. Barb Wire (Gramercy) 3,793,614

179. Original Gangstas (Orion) 3,718,044

180. The Trigger Effect (Gramercy) 3,622,979

181. Moll Flanders (MGM/UA) 3,486,738

182. Cutthroat Island (MGM/UA) * 3,462,824

183. Get Shorty (MGM/UA) * 3,454,818

184. Angels and Insects (Goldwyn) 3,414,301

185. Carpool (WB) 3,325,651

186. Dracula: Dead & Loving It (Sony) * 3,128,713

187. Feeling Minnesota (NLC) 3,124,117

188. Basquiat (Miramax) 3,011,195

189. Unforgettable (MGM/UA) 2,821,671

190. Richard III (MGM/UA/Allegro) * 2,683,540

191. The Crucible (Fox) + 2,659,002

192. Kids in the Hall Brain Candy (Par) 2,654,308

193. If Lucy Fell (Sony) 2,432,764

194. Stupids (NLC) 2,424,603

195. Lawnmower Man 2 (NLC/CFP) 2,409,225

196. Once Upon a Time … When We Were Colored (Legacy) 2,296,954

197. Othello (Sony) * 2,293,431

198. Four Rooms (Miramax) * 2,145,808

199. Faithful (NLC) 2,104,439

200. Snowriders (Warren Miller) 2,068,688

201. Big Bully (WB) 2,042,530

202. It Takes Two (WB) * 2,026,682

203. Surviving Picasso (WB) + 2,001,588

204. Persuasion (Sony Classics) * 1,977,506

205. Race the Sun (Sony) 1,939,522

206. I Shot Andy Warhol (Orion) 1,862,295

207. Vertigo (U) (reissue) * 1,740,099

208. Shanghai Triad (Sony Classics) * 1,732,092

209. The Celluloid Closet (Sony Classics) 1,524,436

210. City of Lost Children (Allian/Sony Classics) * 1,504,220

211. Mighty Aphrodite (Miramax) * 1,442,363

212. Beautiful Thing (Sony Classics/Alliance) + 1,439,765

213. Horseman on the Roof (Miramax/Alliance) * 1,437,140

214. The Bridges of Madison County (WB) * 1,415,639

215. Kansas City (NLC) 1,356,329

216. Nueba Yol (Kit Parker) 1,345,401

217. Phat Beach (Orion) 1,320,435

218. Walking and Talking (Miramax) 1,297,265

219. Looking for Richard (Fox Searchlight) + 1,291,747

220. Crash (Alliance) + 1,256,325

221. Ridicule (CFP/Miramax) + 1,245,704

222. The Funeral (October/Astral) + 1,232,648

223. Microcosmos (Miramax/CFP) + 1,231,047

224. Nelly et Monsieur Arnaud (CFP/Art.Eye) 1,200,015

225. Anne Frank Remembered (Sony Classics) 1,155,515

226. Two Much (BV) 1,141,196

227. French Twist (Miramax) * 1,129,724

228. The Flower of My Secret (Sony Classics) 1,112,206

229. Powder (BV) * 1,093,681

230. Bad Moon (WB) 1,079,233

231. Dead Man (Miramax) 1,069,599

232. Breaking the Waves (October) + 1,063,709

233. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Gramercy) 1,007,306

234. Heavy (CFP) 986,128

235. Assassins (WB) * 967,146

236. L’homme ideal (CFP) 932,752

237. The White Balloon (October) 921,980

238. Georgia (Miramax) * 917,270

239. Wallace & Gromit (Northern Arts) + 908,732

240. Taxi Driver (Sony) (reissue) 903, 845

241. Ma Saison Preferee (Filmopolis/Norstar) 899, 802

242. Money Train (Sony) * 862,905

243. Copycat (WB) * 848,273

244. The People vs. Larry Flynt (Sony) + 828,904

245. Rendez-vous in Paris (Artificial Eye) + 827,418

246. Purple Noon (Miramax) (reissue) 769,786

247. Now and Then (NLC) * 769,334

248. Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Zeitgeist) (reissue) 739,724

249. Margaret’s Museum (Malo) + 730,702

250. Vampire in Brooklyn (Par) * 722,494

251. Little Indian, Big City (BV) * 722,182

252. Stonewall (Strand/CFP) 708,047

253. Dangerous Minds (BV) * 707,858

254. Trees Lounge (Orion) 695,229

255. The Monster (CFP) 688,485

256. Bloodsport II (FM) 687,817

257. Last Summer in the Hamptons (Rainbow) * 665,455

258. Grace of My Heart (Gramercy) 660,313

259. American Buffalo (Orion/Malo) 643,129

260. Ghosts of Mississippi (Sony) + 633,725

261. It’s My Party (MGM/UA) 622,503

262. Young Poisoner’s Handbook (CFP) 580,640

263. Bottle Rocket (Sony) 560,069

264. Le Bonheur est dans le pre (Alliance) 560,014

265. Twelfth Night (NLC) 556,613

266. Carrington (Gramercy) * 544,440

267. Celestial Clockwork (October) 540,666

268. Heavy Metal (Sony) (reissue) 538,070

269. Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead (Miramax) * 534,436

270. The Star Maker (Miramax) 517,860

271. Boys (BV) 516,349

272. Ghost in the Shell (Manga) 515,910

273. The Grass Harp (NLC) 512,965

274. Girls Town (October) 509,958

275. Manny & Lo (Sony Classics) 502,447

276. A Midwinter’s Tale (Sony Classics) 501,050

277. Chungking Express (Miramax) 469,704

278. Garden of Finzi-Continis (Sony Classics) (reissue) 465,312

279. The Usual Suspects (Gramercy) * 463,105

280. The Leopard Son (Discovery) 461,937

281. Evita (BV) + 460,0 87

282. Beaumarchais (Alliance) 451,312

283. Cry, the Beloved Country (Miramax) * 446,036

284. The Last Supper (Sony) 442,965

285. Lamerica (New Yorker) * 438,483

286. Maybe … Maybe Not (Orion) 438,351

287. Asterix Conquers America (Alliance) 435,371

288. Jude (Gramercy) 419,287

289. The Eighth Day (CFP) + 416,401

290. Bitter Sugar (First Look) 394,776

291. Mother Night (NLC) 392,362

292. Cold Fever (Artistic License) 372,844

293. Paradise Lost (Creative Thinking) + 358,266

294. Fair Game (WB) * 343,895

295. Palookaville (Orion) 333,758

296. To Die For (Sony) * 328,809

297. Caught (Sony Classics) 325,404

298. Karmina (CFP) 315,752

299. When Night is Falling (October) * 311,814

300. Rumplestiltskin (Republic) 306,499

301. Nick of Time (Par) * 298,076

302. Mother (Par) + 291,673

303. Hate (La Haine) (Gramercy) * 286,046

304. Home for the Holidays (Par) * 281,317

305. Hype! (CFP) 276,107

306. Gospa (Penland) 273,654

307. Hustler White (Strand) 270,347

308. Foxfire (Goldwyn) 269,300

309. Nico Icon (Roxie) * 267,628

310. Flirt (CFP) 261,984

311. Cemetery Man (October) 253,986

312. Cyclo (CFP) 237,744

313. Freeway (Roxie) 232,109

314. Santa With Muscles (Legacy) 231,527

315. Les trois freres (Malo) + 231,256

316. Land and Freedom (Gramercy) 230,187

317. Jack & Sarah (Gramercy) 218,626

31 8. Everyone Says I Love You (Miramax) + 215,936

319. Kicking and Screaming (Trimark) 207,589

320. Man of the Year (7th Art) 203,891

321. Marvin’s Room (Miramax) + 201,202

322. Hamlet (Sony) + 201,156

323. Getting Away With Murder (Savoy) 197,322

324. Giant (WB) (reissue) 197,101

325. Entertaining Angels (Paulist) 197,014

326. Clueless (Par) * 195,076

327. Les Grands Ducs (Alliance) 194,639

328. Infinity (First Look) 192,788

329. Chacun cherche son chat (Malo) + 186,423

330. Un air de famille (France Film) + 186,408

331. Madame Butterfly (Prima/Arrow) 185,131

332. The Portrait of a Lady (Gramercy) + 181,214

333. The Silences of the Palace (Capitol) 173,739

334. Les Miserables (WB) * 171,076

335. Someone Else’s America (October) 170,600

336. Small Faces (October) 169,465

337. Denise Calls Up (Sony Classics) 169,115

338. La Ceremonie (New Yorker) */+ 162, 813

339. Carried Away (NLC) 156,075

340. Synthetic Pleasure (Caipirinha) 155,412

341. Thieves (Les Voleurs) (Sony Classics) + 154, 865

342. Lilies (Alliance) + 149,428

343. Some Mother’s Son (Sony) + 147,556

344. A Single Girl (Strand) + 146,780

345. Hard Core Logo (Everest) 139,638

346. Guardian Angels (CFP) * 138,552

347. A Perfect Candidate (7th Art) 133,902

348. Le Confessionnal (Alliance) + 129,684

349. Dead Presidents (BV) * 126,054

350. Unhook the Stars (Miramax) + 125,297

351. Sling Blade (Miramax) + 117,925

352. The Proprietor (WB) 114,201

353. 3 Lives & Only One Death (New Yorker) 110,025

354. Angelo, Fredo et Romeo (CFP) 109,509

355. Wild Reeds (CFP/Strand) * 109,012

356. The Visitors (Miramax) * 106,697

357. Mad Dog Time (MGM/UA) 104, 858

358. Sweet Nothing (WB) 102,350

359. Everything’s Relative (Tara) 100,123

360. Kids of the Round Table (France Film) * 98, 835

361. Nobody Loves Me (CFP) *95,730

362. Brother of Sleep (Sony Classics) + 94,704

363. Mortal Kombat (NLC) * 93, 802

364. Citizen Ruth (Miramax) + 91,623

365. Ed’s Next Move (Orion) 91,045

366. Butterfly Kiss (CFP) 89,256

367. Erreur sur la personne (Allegro) 88,910

368. Joyeux Calvaire (Fun Film) 85,002

369. Neon Bible (Strand) 83,366

370. Hommes, Femmes, mode d’emploi (CFP) 82,266

371. Killer: Journal of a Murderer (Legacy) 82,029

372. The Whole Wide World (Sony Classics) + 78,623

373. Au petit Marguery (Alliance) 77,718

374. Frisk (Strand) 76,420

375. The Secret Agent (Fox Searchlight) 75, 810

376. Underground (Alliance) 75,192

377. Stalingrad (Strand) * 75,064

378. Two Friends (Milestone) 72,582

379. Search for One-Eyed Jimmy (Northern Arts) 71,314

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