Best Music Movies of 1996

1.

Waiting for Guffman

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style.

Starring: Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Michael Hitchcock, Larry Miller, Parker Posey, Bob Balaban, Don Lake, David Cross ..
Directed by: Christopher Guest
Release date: 1996-08-21
2.

Muppet Treasure Island

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the hidden treasure, which was revealed by Bones before he died. On their voyage across the seas, they soon find out that not everyone on board can be trusted.

Starring: Tim Curry, Kevin Bishop, Jennifer Saunders, Billy Connolly, Dave Goelz, Frank Oz, Steve Whitmire, David Nicholls, Frederick Warder, Harry Jones ..
Directed by: Brian Henson
Release date: 1996-02-16
3.

Everyone Says I Love You

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.

Starring: Woody Allen, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore, Edward Norton, Goldie Hawn, Natalie Portman, Alan Alda, Tim Roth, Gaby Hoffmann, Billy Crudup ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1996-12-06
4.

Evita

4.7
6.3/10 IMDB

The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.

Starring: Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Pryce, Jimmy Nail, Victoria Sus, Julian Littman, Olga Merediz, Laura Pallas, Julia Worsley, María Luján Hidalgo ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 1996-12-14
5.

Hype!

4.0
7.7/10 IMDB

This documentary examines the Seattle scene as it became the focus of a merging of punk rock, heavy metal, and innovation. Building from the grass roots, self-promoted and self-recorded until break-out success of bands like Nirvana brought the record industry to the Pacific Northwest, a phenomenon was born.

Starring: Valerie M. Agnew, Carrie Akre, Jeff Ament, Michael Anderson, Mark Arm, James Atkins, Jon Auer, Leighton Beezer, Martin Bernier, Kurt Cobain ..
Directed by: Doug Pray
Release date: 1996-11-08
6.

Joe's Apartment

3.9
5.4/10 IMDB

A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.

Starring: Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Billy West, Reginald Hudlin, Willi One Blood, Tracy Vilar, Sandra 'Pepa' Denton, Robert Vaughn, Shiek Mahmud-Bey, Jon Spencer ..
Directed by: John Payson
Release date: 1996-07-26
7.

Hard Core Logo

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on the road come bubbling to the surface.

Starring: Hugh Dillon, Callum Keith Rennie, Julian Richings, John Pyper-Ferguson, Bernie Coulson, Benita Ha, Claudia Ferri, Joey Ramone, Corrine Koslo, Art Bergmann ..
Directed by: Bruce McDonald
Release date: 1996-10-25
8.

Alice In Chains: MTV Unplugged

3.6
9.1/10 IMDB

Alice in Chains returned to the popular music eye with this live, acoustic performance in New York on 10th April, 1996. After an absence from the stage of three years the band performed a 13-song set, including 'Heaven Beside You', 'Rooster' and 'Would?'.

Starring: Layne Staley, Jerry Cantrell, Mike Inez, Sean Kinney, Alice In Chains ..
Directed by: Joe Perota
Release date: 1996-04-10
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9.

Passion

3.5
8.2/10 IMDB

Giorgio, a young soldier, is in love with the married Clara and becomes her lover. But they are separated when Giorgio is posted far away, where he meets the unhappy, unhealthy Fosca who develops a passionate love for Giorgio and tries to make him love her. Film of the Broadway production.

Starring: Jere Shea, Marin Mazzie, Donna Murphy, Tom Aldredge, Gregg Edelman ..
Directed by: James Lapine
Release date: 1996-01-01
10.

AC/DC: No Bull

3.4
8.2/10 IMDB

No Bull captures the over the top spectacle that was AC/DC's 1996 Ballbreaker tour. Shot at the Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas bullfighting arena in Madrid, the film has been completely re-edited in HD and remixed in both Stereo and 5.1 Surround Sound.

Starring: Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Cliff Williams, Phil Rudd, AC/DC ..
Directed by: David Mallet
Release date: 1996-11-02

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