1988

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 ...
The Accidental Tourist
6.8

The Accidental Tourist

After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon’s wife, seems to be having trouble ...
Fantozzi Retires
6.1

Fantozzi Retires

Dec. 22, 1988

Fantozzi Retires

After thirty years in the big corporation, Ugo Fantozzi retires. Suddenly, he needs things to do in everyday life and he tries a number of ...
Time of the Gypsies
8.3

Time of the Gypsies

Dec. 21, 1988

Time of the Gypsies

In this luminous tale set in the former Yugoslavia, Perhan, an engaging young Romany with telekinetic powers, is seduced by the quick-cash world ...
Beaches
7.0

Beaches

Dec. 21, 1988

Beaches

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
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.
The Dark Side of the Sun
5.5

The Dark Side of the Sun

Traveling in search of a cure for a rare skin disease, a man finds freedom and love along the way.
Working Girl
6.8

Working Girl

Dec. 20, 1988

Working Girl

Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a ...
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
7.4

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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.
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
5.4

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. ...
976-EVIL
5.2

976-EVIL

Dec. 09, 1988

976-EVIL

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 ...
Twins
6.1

Twins

Dec. 09, 1988

Twins

Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic ...
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 ...
Camille Claudel
7.3

Camille Claudel

Dec. 07, 1988

Camille Claudel

The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin ...
Cold Summer of 1953
7.9

Cold Summer of 1953

Dec. 03, 1988

Cold Summer of 1953

In 1953, the year Stalin died, many prisoners (some political, but mostly common criminals) were released from the Soviet Gulags. This is the ...
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, ...
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
7.6

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Men Behind the Sun
6.1

Men Behind the Sun

Dec. 01, 1988

Men Behind the Sun

The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit ...
Treasure Island
8.4

Treasure Island

Dec. 01, 1988

Treasure Island

Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer’s treasure, in this animated ...
Itinerary of a Spoiled Child
7.1

Itinerary of a Spoiled Child

A foundling, raised in the circus, Sam Lion becomes a businessman after a trapeze accident. However, when he reaches fifty and becomes tired of ...
Pin
6.6

Pin

Nov. 25, 1988

Pin

A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). ...
They Live
7.3

They Live

Nov. 23, 1988

They Live

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 ...
Scrooged
7.0

Scrooged

Nov. 22, 1988

Scrooged

In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television ...
High Spirits
5.8

High Spirits

Nov. 18, 1988

High Spirits

When Peter Plunkett’s Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the ...
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 ...
The Land Before Time
7.4

The Land Before Time

Nov. 18, 1988

The Land Before Time

An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can ...
The Chocolate War
6.7

The Chocolate War

Nov. 18, 1988

The Chocolate War

A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the ...
Cinema Paradiso
8.5

Cinema Paradiso

Nov. 17, 1988

Cinema Paradiso

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village’s theater and formed a deep friendship with the ...
Iron Eagle II
3.8

Iron Eagle II

Nov. 11, 1988

Iron Eagle II

Chappy Sinclair is called to gather together a mixed Soviet/U.S. strike force that will perform a surgical strike on a massively defended nuclear ...
A Cry in the Dark
6.9

A Cry in the Dark

Nov. 11, 1988

A Cry in the Dark

Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain who, during a family camping trip to Ayers Rock in central Australia, claimed she witnessed a dingo ...
Ernest Saves Christmas
5.6

Ernest Saves Christmas

When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious ...
I’m Gonna Git You Sucka
6.6

I’m Gonna Git You Sucka

Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local ...
Let Sleeping Cops Lie
5.6

Let Sleeping Cops Lie

Nov. 10, 1988

Let Sleeping Cops Lie

This movie tells the story of a group of right-wing cops have begun carrying out vigilante justice on drug dealers and other crime figures who ...
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.
The Good Mother
5.8

The Good Mother

Nov. 04, 1988

The Good Mother

After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter’s custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has ...
Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers
5.7

Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers

Angela Baker, a psychotic transsexual, escapes from a mental hospital and surfaces at a summer camp as a counselor who lectures her teenage ...
Moonwalker
6.1

Moonwalker

Oct. 29, 1988

Moonwalker

A movie that starts out with the “Man in the Mirror” music video, it then changes to a montage of video clips of Michael’s ...
The Vanishing
7.7

The Vanishing

Oct. 27, 1988

The Vanishing

Rex and Saskia are enjoying a biking holiday in France when, stopping at a gas station, Saskia disappears. Confounded, Rex searches everywhere, ...
The Bear
7.7

The Bear

Oct. 21, 1988

The Bear

An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Ariel
7.5

Ariel

Oct. 21, 1988

Ariel

Taisto Kasurinen is a Finnish coal miner whose father has just committed suicide and who is framed for a crime he did not commit. In jail, he ...
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 ...
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
5.9

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This ...
Night of the Demons
6.2

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.