The best movies from the year 1996

List of the 10 best movies of the year 1996, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Nammoora Mandara Hoove (Nammoora Mandaara Hoove)
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Nammoora Mandara Hoove (Nammoora Mandaara Hoove)

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hivrajkumar comes to his close friend, Ramesh's home town and falls in love with the girl whom Ramesh loves (Prema).

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The Bandit (Eskiya)
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The Bandit (Eskiya)

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he epic adventures of the legendary Baran the Bandit following his release from prison. After serving 35 years, it is no surprise that the world has changed dramatically. Still, Baran can't help but be shocked to discover that his home village is now underwater thanks to the construction of a new dam. He then heads for Istanbul to get revenge upon his former best friend, the man who snitched on him and stole his lover Keje. Along the way, Baran teams up with Cumali, a tough young punk who finds the thief's old-fashioned ways rather quaint. When Cumali gets into deep trouble with a crime boss, Baran adds another vengeful task to his roster.

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How to Be Absolutely Fabulous
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How to Be Absolutely Fabulous

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ennifer Saunders arrives at the BBC to introduce a documentary on 'Absolutely Fabulous' but the receptionist fails to recognize her and she has to sneak into her office. Here she explains the genesis of the show,as a French and Saunders sketch,and introduces clips,including Out-takes,from the series to date. Producer Jon Plowman adds his own comments and there also Absolutely Fabulous trivia quiz challenges - not to mention contributions from Bette Midler and Elizabeth Taylor.

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Attenborough in Paradise
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Attenborough in Paradise

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avid Attenborough travels to the forests of Papua New Guinea, where 38 of the 42 kinds of bird of paradise are found.

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L'abécédaire de Gilles Deleuze (L'abecedaire de Gilles Deleuze)
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L'abécédaire de Gilles Deleuze (L'abecedaire de Gilles Deleuze)

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he eight-hour series of interviews between Gilles Deleuze and Claire Parnet, filmed by Pierre-André Boutang in 1988-1989. The individual episodes are "A comme Animal," "B comme Boisson," "C comme Culture," "D comme Désir," "E comme Enfance," "F comme Fidélité," "G comme Gauche," "H comme Histoire de la philosophie", "I comme Idée, "J comme Joie", "K comme Kant", "L comme Literature,"M comme Maladie,"N comme Neurologie", "O comme Opéra", "P comme Professeur", "Q comme question," "R comme Résistance", "S comme Style","T comme Tennis","U comme Un", "V comme Voyage", "W comme Wittgenstein, "X & Y comme inconnues," "Z comme Zigzag"

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Tieta of Brasil (Tieta do Agreste)
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Tieta of Brasil (Tieta do Agreste)

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ust when her family starts believing that she is dead, and that they can expect a rich heritage, Tieta returns from São Paulo to her native village in Bahia...

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The Money Masters
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The Money Masters

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he Money Masters is a 1996 three and a half hour non-fiction, historical documentary film that discusses the concepts of money, debt, taxes, and describes their development from biblical times onward. It also covers the history of fractional-reserve banking, central banking, monetary policy, the bond market, and the Federal Reserve System in the United States.

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Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail
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Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail

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parody of computer games, mainly CD-ROM ones, in which King Arthur must search for the Holy Grail.

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Somersault in a Coffin (Tabutta rovasata)
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Somersault in a Coffin (Tabutta rovasata)

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ahsun Supertitiz is an unemployed homeless man who steals cars at night so that he can sleep in a heated place during the winter. Mahsun lives in Rumelihisar, an old section of Istanbul, and makes ends meet by getting the local fishermen to help him. Mahsun loves the cars he robs, cleans and polishes them, and drives them through the streets of Rumelihisar during the daytime.

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Predictions of Fire (Prerokbe Ognja)
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Predictions of Fire (Prerokbe Ognja)

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visceral documentary focusing on the Slovenian collective art movement known as NSK ('Neue Slowenische Kunst') and its varied branches: 'Laibach', 'Irwin', and 'Red Pilot'.

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