Best Science Fiction Movies of 1996


The Nutty Professor

5.6/10 IMDB

Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart. So, with one swig of his experimental fat-reducing serum, Sherman becomes 'Buddy Love', a fast-talking, pumped-up , plumped down Don Juan.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn, Larry Miller, Dave Chappelle, John Ales, Patricia Wilson, Jamal Mixon, Nichole McAuley, Hamilton von Watts ..
Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Release date: 1996-06-26


6.1/10 IMDB

Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who offers Doug a rather unusual solution to his problems: cloning.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Andie MacDowell, Harris Yulin, Eugene Levy, Zack Duhame, Katie Schlossberg, Richard Masur, Ann Cusack, John de Lancie, Judith Kahan ..
Directed by: Harold Ramis
Release date: 1996-07-19

Doctor Who

6.4/10 IMDB

The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.

Starring: Paul McGann, Eric Roberts, Daphne Ashbrook, Sylvester McCoy, Yee Jee Tso, Will Sasso, Dolores Drake, John Novak, Catherine Lough Haggquist, Bill Croft ..
Directed by: Geoffrey Sax
Release date: 1996-05-12
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1996 : T2 3-D: Battle Across Time

T2 3-D: Battle Across Time

7.7/10 IMDB

Three freedom fighters attack a large corporation to prevent a future apocalypse.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick ..
Directed by: James Cameron, Stan Winston, John Bruno
Release date: 1996-01-01

Hellraiser: Bloodline

5.2/10 IMDB

In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions

Starring: Bruce Ramsay, Valentina Vargas, Charlotte Chatton, Adam Scott, Kim Myers, Mickey Cottrell, Louis Turenne, Courtland Mead, Louis Mustillo, Jody St. Michael ..
Directed by: Kevin Yagher, Joe Chappelle, Alan Smithee
Release date: 1996-03-08
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1996 : Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom

Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom

8.8/10 IMDB

It is several years after the end of mankind's war against the Kilrathi. Col. Christopher Blair is called back into active duty by the Terran Confederation to help stop acts of terrorism that appear to be taking place against Confed by Border Worlds forces. But it soon becomes clear that the enemy may not be them at all when Blair and several of his friends defect to Border Worlds forces to try to find out who the real culprits are and to prevent the Confederation and the Border Worlds from entering into the chaos of an intergalactic war....

Starring: Mark Hamill, Malcolm McDowell, John Rhys-Davies, Jason Bernard, Thomas F. Wilson, Mark Dacascos ..
Directed by: Christopher Roberts
Release date: 1996-02-12
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1996 : The Last Angel of History

The Last Angel of History

7.4/10 IMDB

An examination of the hitherto unexplored relationships between Pan-African culture, science fiction, intergalactic travel, and rapidly progressing computer technology.

Starring: George Clinton, Kodwo Eshun, Edward George, Derrick May, Nichelle Nichols, DJ Spooky, Goldie, Bernard A. Harris Jr., Ishmael Reed, Greg Tate ..
Directed by: John Akomfrah
Release date: 1996-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1996 : My Dear Marie

My Dear Marie

7.0/10 IMDB

Hiroshi Karigari is a college student who has secretly built an android modeled after a tennis club member he is in love with named Marie. Introduced as Hiroshi's sister, Marie Karigari is a sentient robot who feels a deep affection for her creator. Both have a hard time trying to conceal her true identity in order to keep their current peaceful lifestyle.

Starring: Yuko Miyamura, Mitsuo Iwata, Rica Matsumoto, Chinami Nishimura ..
Directed by: Tomomi Mochizuki
Release date: 1996-03-06
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1996 : Legend of the Blue Wolves

Legend of the Blue Wolves

6.3/10 IMDB

Jonathon Tiberius is a young robot pilot who is falling for his bunkmate, the tall blonde Leonard Schteinberg. However, their grotesque unit commander has his eye on Jonathon himself. Leonard manages to save Jonathon from their commander's clutches, but at a great cost. Leonard is being shipped out to the front lines, and he and Jonathon only have one night together. Will it make up for an eternity of separation?

Starring: Takehito Koyasu, Toshiyuki Morikawa ..
Directed by: Yasunori Urata
Release date: 1996-12-18
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1996 : PROBE: The Ghosts of Winterborne

PROBE: The Ghosts of Winterborne

6.1/10 IMDB

When the body of a victim from the Winterborne case goes missing and a black magic grimoire is stolen from a local museum Liz Shaw teams up with the disgraced former headmaster of Winterborne school, Gavin Purcell to fight it.

Starring: Caroline John, Louise Jameson, Peter Davison, Reece Shearsmith, Daniel Matthews ..
Directed by: Bill Baggs
Release date: 1996-10-31

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