1988 Movies
The Steamie (1988)

The Steamie (1988)

The Steamie (1988)
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78

Tony Roper wrote ‘The Steamie’ for Glasgow’s Mayfest in 1987. Return to Hogmany 1957 when a fiesty group of Glasgow women; Mrs Culfeathers, Dolly, Doreen and the irrepressible Magrit, all…

Big Time (1988)

Big Time (1988)

Big Time (1988)
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87

Bringing his unique sense of humor to this bizarre and original piece of moviemaking, Tom Waits takes the audience through a musical journey with his jazzy, quirky, bluesy tunes presented…

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…

The Accidental Tourist (1988)

The Accidental Tourist (1988)

The Accidental Tourist (1988)
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121

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 too, and thinks it would…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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
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….

Genre: Horror
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.

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
Fantozzi Retires (1988)

Fantozzi Retires (1988)

Fantozzi Retires (1988)
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102

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 activities: helping Pina shopping; babysitting…

Genre: Comedy
We Think the World of You (1988)

We Think the World of You (1988)

We Think the World of You (1988)
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92

An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of…

Genre: Drama
The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
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101

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

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)
IMDb: N/A
110

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

Genre: Drama
A Man for All Seasons (1988)

A Man for All Seasons (1988)

A Man for All Seasons (1988)
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150

Story of Sir Thomas More, who refused to accept the spiritual leadership of Henry VIII, and faces death as he struggles to remain loyal to his integrity.

Genre: Drama, TV Movie
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…

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…

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
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
Twins (1988)

Twins (1988)

Twins (1988)
IMDb: N/A
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
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)
IMDb: N/A
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
Troma’s War (1988)

Troma’s War (1988)

Troma’s War (1988)
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105

A small group of typical Tromaville citizens find themselves in the path of a terrorist army controlled by the power elite…

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
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)

Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)

Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
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105

When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of “stamp travel” to make him…

Genre: Family, Fantasy
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.

The Tenth Man (1988)

The Tenth Man (1988)

The Tenth Man (1988)
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100

During World War 2 the Germans arrested people at random off the streets of Paris and in retaliation to sabotage by the resistance announced the execution of one in ten…

Genre: Drama, TV Movie
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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85

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

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
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…

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…

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.

Incident at Raven’s Gate (1988)

Incident at Raven’s Gate (1988)

Incident at Raven’s Gate (1988)
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94

Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother’s isolated farm. It’s not long before bizarre things start happening–dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking…

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
The House (1988)

The House (1988)

The House (1988)
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110

Veedu (English: The House) is a 1988 Tamil drama film written and directed by Balu Mahendra, starring Archana, which depicts the difficulties of a middle-class family in building a house….

Genre: Drama
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…

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