1988 Movies
Christmas at Pee Wee’s Playhouse (1988)

Christmas at Pee Wee’s Playhouse (1988)

Christmas at Pee Wee’s Playhouse (1988)
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49

Pee-wee Herman and pals are celebrating Christmas in the Playhouse in their own creative ways: Pee-wee makes a list for Santa Claus 1 1/2 miles long, teaches Little Richard how…

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
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97

Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain….

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Genre: Horror
The Accidental Tourist (1988)

The Accidental Tourist (1988)

The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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121

After the death of his son, travel writer Macon Leary seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon’s wife is having similar problems. They separate, and Macon meets a strange,…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Blackadder’s Christmas Carol (1988)

Blackadder’s Christmas Carol (1988)

Blackadder’s Christmas Carol (1988)
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43

Pleasant Ebenezer Blackadder is turned into a cruel and witty miser after seeing visions of his ancestors and descendants.

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The Boost (1988)

The Boost (1988)

The Boost (1988)
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95

Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Trapped Alive (1988)

Trapped Alive (1988)

Trapped Alive (1988)
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92

A sheriff’s deputy, some escaped prisoners and two young girls find themselves trapped in a mine shaft where a cannibalistic mutant is hunting them for food.

Genre: Drama, Horror
Mr Vampire Saga 4 (1988)

Mr Vampire Saga 4 (1988)

Mr Vampire Saga 4 (1988)
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96

The Buddhist Monk and the Taoist Priest, both blessed with ghost-taming powers, have been quarrelling all over the landscape. Still, they are good friends. The Priest shepherds a group of…

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Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Time of the Gypsies (1988)

Time of the Gypsies (1988)

Time of the Gypsies (1988)
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142

In this luminous tale set in the former Yugoslavia, Perhan, an engaging young Romany with telekinetic powers, is seduced by the quick-cash world of petty crime that threatens to destroy…

Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
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119

In 18th century France, Marquise de Merteuil asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for one last night with…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Beaches (1988)

Beaches (1988)

Beaches (1988)
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123

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Talk Radio (1988)

Talk Radio (1988)

Talk Radio (1988)
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110

A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.

Genre: Drama
Working Girl (1988)

Working Girl (1988)

Working Girl (1988)
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114

Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
A Very Brady Christmas (1988)

A Very Brady Christmas (1988)

A Very Brady Christmas (1988)
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100

Almost 20 years after the start of the original “Brady Bunch” the kids are grown up and have kids of their own. Everyone is having a wonderful time back at…

Faithfully Yours (1988)

Faithfully Yours (1988)

Faithfully Yours (1988)
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88

Playboy Hong Kong Barber Happy Chan opens a fashionable new salon, right next to an old-fashioned Shanhainese barber shop. Its owner, Chuk, is furious at this development and starts a…

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Genre: Comedy
Grandmother’s House (1988)

Grandmother’s House (1988)

Grandmother’s House (1988)
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90

David and Lynn have just lost their father. Now orphaned, the youngsters are sent to live with their grandparents in a beautiful victorian mansion. But no sooner than boarding the…

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Young Einstein (1988)

Young Einstein (1988)

Young Einstein (1988)
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91

Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to…

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Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
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110

Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can be the first to swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000.

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Captive Rage (1988)

Captive Rage (1988)

Captive Rage (1988)
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99

When the DEA director arrests the drug-dealing son of a South American general and cocaine baron, the dictator orders a plane of college students, among them the DEA director’s daughter,…

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Genre: Drama
Classmates (1988)

Classmates (1988)

Classmates (1988)
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118

Federica, a good looking 35 years old woman, left by her rich lover, organizes a reunion with her high school classmates, 15 years after the graduation. The encounter takes a…

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Genre: Comedy
Rain Man (1988)

Rain Man (1988)

Rain Man (1988)
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134

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt’s father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Genre: Drama
Hansel and Gretel (1988)

Hansel and Gretel (1988)

Hansel and Gretel (1988)
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84

Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of…

Genre: Family, Fantasy
My Stepmother is an Alien (1988)

My Stepmother is an Alien (1988)

My Stepmother is an Alien (1988)
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108

Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower…

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
976-EVIL (1988)

976-EVIL (1988)

976-EVIL (1988)
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92

People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn’t know that he’d…

Genre: Horror
Twins (1988)

Twins (1988)

Twins (1988)
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107

Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an accident and…

Genre: Comedy
Mississippi Burning (1988)

Mississippi Burning (1988)

Mississippi Burning (1988)
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128

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Last Romance (1988)

Last Romance (1988)

Last Romance (1988)
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105

Though the title may suggest a straightforward romance, Yonfan’s artfully directed melodrama is actually a nuanced tale of friendship. The movie is firmly grounded in the realities of Hong Kong…

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Genre: Drama
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
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126

An account of Baron Munchausen’s supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

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Camille Claudel (1988)

Camille Claudel (1988)

Camille Claudel (1988)
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175

The life of Camille Claudel, a french sculptor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away…

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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
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86

When the incompetent Lieutenant Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Tequila Sunrise (1988)

Tequila Sunrise (1988)

Tequila Sunrise (1988)
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115

In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while…

Watchers (1988)

Watchers (1988)

Watchers (1988)
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91

A boy takes in a stray dog, later finding out that its an ultra-intelligent runaway from a genetic research lab. Unknow to him, the dog is being stalked by another…

Cameron’s Closet (1988)

Cameron’s Closet (1988)

Cameron’s Closet (1988)
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87

A father who experiments with his son’s psychokinetic powers is unaware that these experiments have released a demon from hell which lives in his son’s closet, preparing to take over…

Genre: Horror
Men Behind the Sun (1988)

Men Behind the Sun (1988)

Men Behind the Sun (1988)
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105

The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World…

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Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
Outlaw of Gor (1988)

Outlaw of Gor (1988)

Outlaw of Gor (1988)
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89

An Earthman returns to the planet Gor, and fights against tyranny.

Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)
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95

The deserted island hotel hides a dark and sinister secret. Hundreds of years ago a witch held sway there, dominating her coven and spreading an evil that has seeped deep…

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Genre: Horror
Primal Rage (1988)

Primal Rage (1988)

Primal Rage (1988)
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92

A scientist at a Florida university inadvertently creates a “rage virus” while performing experiments intended to restore dead brain tissue in baboons. When a journalist for the college paper breaks…

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Screwball Hotel (1988)

Screwball Hotel (1988)

Screwball Hotel (1988)
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101

Three boys drop out of military school. They get jobs working at a hotel, but it’s about to go under. They decide to help the owner raise enough money to…

Genre: Comedy
Purple People Eater (1988)

Purple People Eater (1988)

Purple People Eater (1988)
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90

A kid plays the old novelty song “Purple People Eater” and the creature actually appears. The two then proceed to help an elderly couple who are being evicted by their…

Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Pin (1988)

Pin (1988)

Pin (1988)
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103

A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). Via ventriloquism, Pin explains bodily functions in a way…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
They Live (1988)

They Live (1988)

They Live (1988)
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94

Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los…

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi