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List of 1996 Movies and TV Shows

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1. Trainspotting

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8.1/10
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86/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Heroin addict Mark Renton stumbles through bad ideas and sobriety attempts with his unreliable friends -- Sick Boy, Begbie, Spud and Tommy. He also has an underage girlfriend, Diane, along for the ride. After cleaning up and moving from Edinburgh to London, Mark finds he can't escape the life he left behind when Begbie shows up at his front door on the lam, and a scheming Sick Boy follows.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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2. Scream

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7.3/10
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85/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (AMC) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. Fargo

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8.1/10
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84/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start dying. Enter Police Chief Marge, a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing - and extremely pregnant - investigator who'll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom... you betcha!

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Shall We Dance?

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7.7/10
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82/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: A bored Japanese accountant sees a beautiful woman in the window of a ballroom dance studio. He secretly starts taking dancing lessons to be near her, and then over time discovers how much he loves ballroom dancing. His wife, meanwhile, has hired a private detective to find out why he has started coming home late smelling of perfume.

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5. Independence Day

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7.0/10
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82/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. From Dusk Till Dawn

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7.2/10
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81/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Horror, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive 'from dusk till dawn' at the rendezvous point, which turns out to be a Hell of a strip joint.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (AMC) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. The Rock

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7.4/10
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80/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. Mission: Impossible

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7.1/10
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80/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real double agent and, in the process, even the score.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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9. Primal Fear

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7.7/10
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79/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (HBO & Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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10. Sleepers

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7.6/10
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78/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. Jerry Maguire

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7.3/10
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78/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent—willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what he's really doing. When he voices these doubts, he ends up losing his job and all of his clients—an egomaniacal football player.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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12. A Time to Kill

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7.5/10
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78/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & Peacock Premium) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Star Trek: First Contact

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7.6/10
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78/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from changing Federation history and assimilating the galaxy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+ & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. Romeo + Juliet

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6.7/10
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77/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Romance, Drama

What it's about: In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. Though the film is visually modern, the bard's dialogue remains.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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15. Sling Blade

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8.0/10
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76/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (HBO).

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16. Jude

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6.9/10
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76/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves him, Jude sees an opportunity to improve himself. He moves to the city and begins an affair with his married cousin, Sue, courting tragedy every step of the way.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (The Roku Channel).

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17. Space Jam

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6.5/10
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76/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Jokes fly as the Tune Squad takes on the Nerdlucks in a hardcourt game to decide if the Looney Tunes remain here... or become attractions at a far-off galactic off-ramp called Moron Mountain. The Nerdlucks have a monstrous secret weapon: they've stolen the skills of top NBA stars like Charles Barkley and Patrick Ewing and become Monstars. But that's not all, folks. The Tune Squad’s secret weapon just happens to be the finest player in this or any other universe. He's outta this world. So's the fun.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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18. Matilda

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6.9/10
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76/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG
Children, Fantasy

What it's about: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Freeform) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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19. Happy Gilmore

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7.0/10
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76/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Sport, Comedy

What it's about: Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money. Meanwhile, an attractive tour publicist tries to soften Happy's image.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. The English Patient

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7.4/10
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76/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. Mars Attacks!

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6.3/10
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76/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy homage to science fiction films of the '50s and '60s.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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22. Hamsun

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 1996
Drama

What it's about: Knut Hamsun is Norway's most famous and admired author. Ever since he was young he has hated the English for the starvation they caused Norway during WWI. When the Germans occupy Norway 9 April 1940 he welcomes them and the protection they can give from Great Britain. He supports the national socialist ideals, but opposes the way these ideals are turned into action - that Norwegians are jailed and executed. His wife Marie travels in Germany during the war as a sign of support from Knut and herself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy).

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23. The Birdcage

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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24. The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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7.0/10
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75/100
Released: 1996Rated: G
Romance, Musical

What it's about: At the urging of his gargoyle pals, Quasimodo leaves the solitary safety of his Notre Dame tower against the wishes of his guardian, the evil Judge Claude Frollo. He ventures out to the Festival of Fools and finds his first true friend, a Romani woman named Esmeralda, who entrusts him with a secret. When the secret is revealed, Quasi soon finds himself fighting to save the people and city he loves.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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25. The Craft

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6.4/10
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75/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Fantasy, Thriller

What it's about: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a TV everywhere service (Freeform) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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26. Twister

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6.4/10
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75/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: An unprecedented series of violent tornadoes is sweeping across Oklahoma. Tornado chasers, headed by Dr. Jo Harding, attempt to release a groundbreaking device that will allow them to track them and create a more advanced warning system. They are joined by Jo's soon to be ex-husband Bill, a former tornado chaser himself, and his girlfriend Melissa.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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27. Emma

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7.0/10
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74/100
Released: 1996Rated: G
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes her to come to grief. Through the sharp words of Mr. Knightley, and the example of the opinionated Mrs. Elton, someone not unlike herself, Emma's attitudes begin to soften.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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28. Beyond Silence

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7.5/10
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74/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: Beyond Silence is about a family and a young girl’s coming of age story. This German film looks into the lives of the deaf and at a story about the love for music. A girl who has always had to translate speech into sign language for her deaf parents yet when her love for playing music grows strong she must decide to continue doing something she cannot share with her parents.

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29. The Frighteners

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7.1/10
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74/100
Released: 1996
Horror, Comedy

What it's about: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town where he lives. As he tries to piece together the supernatural mystery of these killings, he falls in love with the wife of one of the victims and deals with a crazy FBI agent.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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30. Breaking the Waves

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7.8/10
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74/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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31. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

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8.3/10
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73/100
Year: 1996-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 27
Comedy

What it's about: Trevor Noah and The World's Fakest News Team tackle the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture.

Where to Watch: 18 episodes (0%) are available to watch free online (Comedy Central). 954 episodes (21%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+, Philo, fuboTV & 1 other). 876 episodes (19%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Comedy Central). 546 episodes (12%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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32. Secrets & Lies

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8.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: With both her adoptive parents now dead, a black optometrist decides to make contact with her birth mother, but is shocked to find out that she is white.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).

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33. Bound

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7.3/10
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73/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Corky, a tough female ex-convict working on an apartment renovation in a Chicago building, meets a couple living next door, Caesar, a paranoid mobster, and Violet, his seductive girlfriend, who is immediately attracted to her.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+ & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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34. Swingers

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: After 6 years together, Mike's girlfriend leaves him, so he travels to LA to be a star. Six months on, he's still not doing very well— so a few of his friends try to reconnect him to the social scene and hopefully help him forget his failed relationship.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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35. Bottle Rocket

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Crime, Comedy

What it's about: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that somehow involves his former boss, the (supposedly) legendary Mr. Henry.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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36. Kingpin

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6.9/10
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73/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Sport, Comedy

What it's about: After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent on settling an old score with Big Ern.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Paramount+ & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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37. Hard Eight

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7.2/10
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72/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. The People vs. Larry Flynt

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for all people.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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39. Dragon Ball

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8.5/10
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72/100
Year: 1996-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 10
Comedy, Animation

What it's about: Long ago in the mountains, a fighting master known as Gohan discovered a strange boy whom he named Goku. Gohan raised him and trained Goku in martial arts until he died. The young and very strong boy was on his own, but easily managed. Then one day, Goku met a teenage girl named Bulma, whose search for the mystical Dragon Balls brought her to Goku's home. Together, they set off to find all seven and to grant her wish.

Where to Watch: 161 episodes (65%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Funimation). 153 episodes (62%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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40. Gabbeh

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6.9/10
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72/100
Released: 1996
Romance, Drama

What it's about: An elderly couple go about their routine of cleaning their gabbeh, while bickering gently with each other. Magically, a young woman appears, helping the two clean the rug. This young woman belongs to the clan whose history is depicted in the design of the gabbeh, and the rug recounts the story of the courtship of the young woman by a stranger from the clan.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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41. That Thing You Do!

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6.9/10
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72/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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42. James and the Giant Peach

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6.7/10
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72/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG
Musical, Animation

What it's about: When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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43. Hamlet

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7.7/10
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71/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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44. The Cable Guy

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6.1/10
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71/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Comedy

What it's about: When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up—and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the 'friendship', Chip shows his dark side. He begins stalking Steven, who's left to fend for himself because no one else can believe Chip's capable of such behaviour.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & TVision) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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45. The Long Kiss Goodnight

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6.8/10
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71/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to remember small parts of her previous life as a lethal, top-secret agent.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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46. Deep Crimson

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7.3/10
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71/100
Released: 1996
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The life of a man who preys on unsuspecting women for a living is changed when he finds an accomplice in the woman who loves and controls him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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47. 3rd Rock from the Sun

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7.7/10
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71/100
Year: 1996-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 6
Comedy, Family

What it's about: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human family in order to observe the behavior of human beings.

Where to Watch: 139 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 4 others). 139 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV & Hoopla). 139 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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48. Shine

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7.7/10
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71/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Musical, Drama

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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49. Pusher

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7.4/10
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70/100
Released: 1996
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy & Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Microsoft).

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50. Big Night

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7.3/10
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70/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+ & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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