Top 100 Movies of 1996

Best of Rotten Tomatoes

Best of Rotten Tomatoes

Movies with 40 or more critic reviews vie for their place in history at Rotten Tomatoes. Eligible movies are ranked based on their Adjusted Scores.

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Sorted by Adjusted Score

Rank Tomatometer Title
1. 98% When We Were Kings
2. 94% Fargo
3. 97% Ghost in the Shell
4. 96% Big Night
5. 96% Sling Blade
6. 96% Supercop
7. 95% Hamlet
8. 94% Lone Star
9. 93% That Thing You Do!
10. 91% Trainspotting
11. 92% Star Trek: First Contact
12. 93% Irma Vep
13. 91% James and the Giant Peach
14. 91% Waiting for Guffman
15. 91% Shine
16. 89% Chungking Express
17. 90% Bound
18. 89% Get on the Bus
19. 88% The People Vs. Larry Flynt
20. 85% The English Patient
21. 88% Mother
22. 87% Swingers
23. 87% Flirting With Disaster
24. 87% Fly Away Home
25. 84% Jerry Maguire
26. 85% Bottle Rocket
27. 85% Breaking the Waves
28. 85% Courage Under Fire
29. 85% Emma
30. 85% The Truth About Cats & Dogs
31. 84% Marvin's Room
32. 82% Eve's Bayou
33. 83% Cold Comfort Farm
34. 81% The Birdcage
35. 79% Scream
36. 81% Looking for Richard
37. 81% Hard Eight
38. 80% Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie
39. 79% Beautiful Girls
40. 78% Michael Collins
41. 77% Everyone Says I Love You
42. 77% Freeway
43. 75% Ransom
44. 76% Primal Fear
45. 73% Romeo + Juliet
46. 73% Sleepers
47. 72% Tin Cup
48. 71% The Hunchback of Notre Dame
49. 70% The Long Kiss Goodnight
50. 70% Beavis and Butt-head Do America
51. 68% Independence Day
52. 69% The Crucible
53. 68% The Rock
54. 68% A Time to Kill
55. 66% Mission: Impossible
56. 67% The Frighteners
57. 64% The Nutty Professor
58. 65% Executive Decision
59. 63% Crash
60. 62% 2 Days in the Valley
61. 61% Twister
62. 62% From Dusk Till Dawn
63. 61% Happy Gilmore
64. 61% She's the One
65. 60% The Preacher's Wife
66. 57% The Craft
67. 55% Mars Attacks!
68. 54% The Cable Guy
69. 53% John Carpenter's Escape from L.A.
70. 51% Stealing Beauty
71. 49% The First Wives Club
72. 50% The Ghost and the Darkness
73. 47% My Fellow Americans
74. 46% The Portrait of a Lady
75. 45% Space Jam
76. 43% The Phantom
77. 43% Multiplicity
78. 39% Eraser
79. 34% Michael
80. 27% Daylight
81. 26% Mary Reilly
82. 20% Jingle All the Way
83. 13% Striptease
84. 14% Four Rooms
85. 7% Spy Hard