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 ...
Hellbound: Hellraiser II
6.5

Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most ...
Talk Radio
7.3

Talk Radio

Dec. 21, 1988

Talk Radio

A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.
Dangerous Liaisons
7.6

Dangerous Liaisons

Dec. 16, 1988

Dangerous Liaisons

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 ...
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. ...
Mississippi Burning
7.8

Mississippi Burning

Dec. 08, 1988

Mississippi Burning

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 ...
Tequila Sunrise
6.1

Tequila Sunrise

Dec. 02, 1988

Tequila Sunrise

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, ...
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 ...
Child’s Play
6.6

Child’s Play

Nov. 08, 1988

Child’s Play

A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
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.
Messenger of Death
5.6

Messenger of Death

Sep. 16, 1988

Messenger of Death

Wifes and children of the Mormon Orville Beecham become victims of a massacre in his own house. The police believes the crime had a religious ...
Cocoon: The Return
5.4

Cocoon: The Return

Sep. 13, 1988

Cocoon: The Return

The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the ...
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.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
5.7

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. ...
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, ...
FleshEater
4.8

FleshEater

Aug. 17, 1988

FleshEater

A group of teenagers, taking a nocturnal hayride come across the grave of a man. Little did they know that this deceased man is a zombie. One by ...
Police Story 2
7.1

Police Story 2

Aug. 13, 1988

Police Story 2

The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Mac and Me
3.3

Mac and Me

Aug. 12, 1988

Mac and Me

A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find ...
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 ...
Monkey Shines
6.2

Monkey Shines

Jul. 29, 1988

Monkey Shines

A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, ...
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.
Track 29
5.9

Track 29

May. 15, 1988

Track 29

Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her ...
Maniac Cop
6.0

Maniac Cop

May. 13, 1988

Maniac Cop

In New York, people are slain and strangled to death brutally on the open street. All witnesses agree that the murderer was in a cop’s ...
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 ...
Critters 2
5.5

Critters 2

Apr. 29, 1988

Critters 2

A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover’s Bend and, before long, the ...
Casual Sex?
5.0

Casual Sex?

Apr. 22, 1988

Casual Sex?

Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they ...
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 ...