1988

Red Scorpion
5.1

Red Scorpion

Dec. 24, 1988

Red Scorpion

A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the ...
Rain Man
8.0

Rain Man

Dec. 11, 1988

Rain Man

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt’s father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
My Stepmother is an Alien
5.3

My Stepmother is an Alien

Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. ...
Witchery
4.1

Witchery

Dec. 01, 1988

Witchery

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 ...
Oliver & Company
6.7

Oliver & Company

Nov. 18, 1988

Oliver & Company

This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with ...
Demon City Shinjuku
6.5

Demon City Shinjuku

Oct. 23, 1988

Demon City Shinjuku

Kyoya’s father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city ...
Things Change
7.0

Things Change

Oct. 21, 1988

Things Change

Jerry, a misfit Mafia henchman, is assigned the low-level job of keeping an eye on Gino, a shoe repairman fingered by the Mob to confess to a ...
Night of the Demons
6.3

Night of the Demons

Oct. 14, 1988

Night of the Demons

While conducting a seance during a Halloween party, high-school seniors unlock the demon that remains locked in the crematorium.
Alien Nation
6.3

Alien Nation

Oct. 07, 1988

Alien Nation

A few years from now, Earth will have the first contact with an alien civilisation. These aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be ...
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
6.5

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

When her great aunt dies, famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town of Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted ...
Distant Voices, Still Lives
7.5

Distant Voices, Still Lives

The second film in Terence Davies’s autobiographical series (along with “Trilogy” and “The Long Day Closes”) is an ...
Scarecrows
5.5

Scarecrows

Sep. 28, 1988

Scarecrows

Five men heist the Camp Pendleton payroll and kidnap a pilot and his daughter, who are forced to fly them to Mexico. Enroute a double cross has ...
Dead Ringers
7.3

Dead Ringers

Sep. 23, 1988

Dead Ringers

Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has ...
Painted Faces
7.2

Painted Faces

Sep. 16, 1988

Painted Faces

The story of Peking Opera School, its teacher Master Yu and his students.
Drowning by Numbers
7.3

Drowning by Numbers

Sep. 10, 1988

Drowning by Numbers

An ironic black comedy of love and death that takes place an a lyrically beautiful landscape. Three related women, all named Cissie Colpitts ...
Earth Girls Are Easy
5.3

Earth Girls Are Easy

Sep. 08, 1988

Earth Girls Are Easy

In this musical comedy, Valerie is dealing with her philandering fiancé, Ted, when she finds that a trio of aliens have crashed their spaceship ...
Eight Men Out
7.3

Eight Men Out

Sep. 02, 1988

Eight Men Out

The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles ...
Betrayed
6.3

Betrayed

Aug. 26, 1988

Betrayed

An FBI agent (Debra Winger) falls in love with a white supremacist (Tom Berenger) whose group she infiltrates.
1969
5.8

1969

Aug. 18, 1988

1969

Two rebellious youths, Ralph and Scott, find themselves struggling with adulthood as the Vietnam War rages. Feeling trapped in their small town, ...
The Blob
6.5

The Blob

Aug. 05, 1988

The Blob

Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in ...
Hack-O-Lantern
4.9

Hack-O-Lantern

Jul. 30, 1988

Hack-O-Lantern

A young boy named Tommy sees his father murdered by his grandfather in a brutal satanic ritual on Halloween night. Years later, as Tommy’s ...
Zombi 3

Zombi 3

Jul. 29, 1988

Zombi 3

When a terrorist’s body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally ...
Big Top Pee-wee
5.0

Big Top Pee-wee

Jul. 22, 1988

Big Top Pee-wee

Paul Reubens stars as Pee-wee Herman in his second full-length film about a farmer who joins the circus after a storm drops a big tent in his ...
Bat*21
6.4

Bat*21

Jul. 21, 1988

Bat*21

Lt. Col. Iceal “Ham” Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force ...
Akira
8.1

Akira

Jul. 16, 1988

Akira

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a ...
Die Hard
8.2

Die Hard

Jul. 15, 1988

Die Hard

NYPD cop John McClane’s plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her ...
A Fish Called Wanda
7.6

A Fish Called Wanda

Jul. 15, 1988

A Fish Called Wanda

A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
The Dead Pool
6.3

The Dead Pool

Jul. 12, 1988

The Dead Pool

Dirty Harry Callahan returns for his final film adventure. Together with his partner Al Quan, he must investigate the systematic murder of actors ...
Nightmare Sisters
5.2

Nightmare Sisters

Jun. 15, 1988

Nightmare Sisters

Melody, Marci, and Mickey are three geeky college girls who can’t get a date. One night, they invite some geeky college guys over and have ...
Poltergeist III
4.6

Poltergeist III

Jun. 10, 1988

Poltergeist III

Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks ...
Pumpkinhead
6.2

Pumpkinhead

Jun. 09, 1988

Pumpkinhead

A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Funny Farm
6.2

Funny Farm

Jun. 03, 1988

Funny Farm

Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write ...
Rambo III
5.8

Rambo III

May. 24, 1988

Rambo III

Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he’s finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo’s friend and mentor Col. ...
White of the Eye
6.3

White of the Eye

May. 20, 1988

White of the Eye

Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.
The Big Blue
7.6

The Big Blue

May. 11, 1988

The Big Blue

Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since ...
Willow
7.3

Willow

May. 01, 1988

Willow

Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women ...
Black Eagle
3.8

Black Eagle

May. 01, 1988

Black Eagle

One of the US Air Force’s most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta ...
Lady in White
6.7

Lady in White

Apr. 22, 1988

Lady in White

Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly ...
Appointment with Death

Appointment with Death

Emily Boynton, stepmother to three children, blackmails the family lawyer into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed ...
The Moderns
6.7

The Moderns

Apr. 15, 1988

The Moderns

Nick Hart is a struggling American artist who lives amongst the expatriate community in 1920s Paris. He spends most of his time drinking and ...
Above the Law
6.0

Above the Law

Apr. 08, 1988

Above the Law

Nico Toscani is an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to ...
Fright Night Part 2
5.9

Fright Night Part 2

Apr. 07, 1988

Fright Night Part 2

After three years of therapy Charley Brewster, now a college student, is convinced that Jerry Dandridge was a serial killer posing as a vampire. ...
Destroyer
4.8

Destroyer

Apr. 01, 1988

Destroyer

A prison riot breaks out at the moment of a serial murderer’s execution by electrocution, and his fate becomes indeterminate when the ...
Johnny Be Good
4.5

Johnny Be Good

Mar. 22, 1988

Johnny Be Good

It’s recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America’s hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: ...
Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers
5.1

Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers

Los Angeles private eye Jack Chandler is hired by a worried mother to find her missing runaway daughter, Samantha. As Chandler searches for her ...
Beetlejuice
7.5

Beetlejuice

Feb. 29, 1988

Beetlejuice

Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the ...
Bloodsport
6.8

Bloodsport

Feb. 26, 1988

Bloodsport

Frank Dux has entered the “kumite”, an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not ...
Paperhouse
6.8

Paperhouse

Feb. 17, 1988

Paperhouse

Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by ...
Frantic

Frantic

Feb. 16, 1988

Frantic

The wife of an American doctor suddenly vanishes in Paris and, to find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, ...
Action Jackson
5.3

Action Jackson

Feb. 12, 1988

Action Jackson

Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who’s systematically eliminating his competition.
Return of the Living Dead Part II
5.8

Return of the Living Dead Part II

A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once ...
Headhunter
4.0

Headhunter

Jan. 01, 1988

Headhunter

A Miami cop finds out his wife has a female lover, and he begins to have an affair with his female partner. Meanwhile, a voodoo demon from Africa ...
Red Sorghum
7.5

Red Sorghum

Jan. 01, 1988

Red Sorghum

An old leper who owned a remote sorghum winery dies. Jiu’er, the wife bought by the leper, and her lover, identified only as “my ...
Deadbeat at Dawn
6.9

Deadbeat at Dawn

Jan. 01, 1988

Deadbeat at Dawn

Goose leaves the gang life behind after pleas from his girlfriend. But it isn’t long before he’s pulled back into the world of violence.
Death Spa
5.1

Death Spa

Jan. 01, 1988

Death Spa

Michael’s health club is beseiged with a series of terrible murders involving killer saunas and other grisly devices. Michael’s wife ...