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2. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Votes: 47,922 | Gross: $8.08M
3. Action Jackson (1988)
R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Votes: 9,359 | Gross: $20.26M
5. Akira (1988)
R | 124 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics.
Votes: 144,181 | Gross: $0.55M
6. Alien Nation (1988)
R | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In 1988, Earth makes the first contact with an alien civilization. In 1991, these aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after three years of quarantine.
Votes: 13,383 | Gross: $25.22M
7. Aloha Summer (1988)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
It's the 60s and a bunch of crazy teenagers meet in the beautiful island of Hawaii during their summer holidays. Although they come from different backgrounds, they hang out together and ... See full summary »
Votes: 218 | Gross: $0.42M
8. Apartment Zero (1988)
R | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,505 | Gross: $0.67M
9. Appointment with Death (1988)
PG | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a former prison wardress who dominates the lives of her three adult stepchildren and her daughter is found dead at an archaeological dig near the Dead Sea, there are a great many suspects.
Votes: 3,361 | Gross: $0.96M
10. Apprentice to Murder (1988)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to "detect" evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story.
Votes: 399 | Gross: $0.47M
15. Beaches (1988)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Votes: 21,619 | Gross: $57.04M
16. The Beast of War (1988)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, War
A Soviet tank and its warring crew become separated from their patrol and lost in an Afghan valley with a group of vengeance-seeking rebels on their tracks.
Votes: 8,196 | Gross: $0.16M
18. Betrayed (1988)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.
Votes: 5,101 | Gross: $25.82M
19. The Big Blue (1988)
PG | 168 min | Adventure, Drama, Sport
The rivalry between Enzo and Jacques, two childhood friends and now world-renowned free divers, becomes a beautiful and perilous journey into oneself and the unknown.
Votes: 45,184 | Gross: $3.50M
21. Big Time (1988)
PG | 87 min | Documentary, Music
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 ... See full summary »
Votes: 666 | Gross: $0.15M
22. Big Top Pee-wee (1988)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Pee-wee Herman is now a small-town farmer with a fiancée, but when a traveling circus comes to town, he finds himself falling for the trapeze artist.
Votes: 8,254 | Gross: $15.12M
23. Biloxi Blues (1988)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi, Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon.
Votes: 13,542 | Gross: $43.18M
26. The Blue Iguana (1988)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery
Two overzealous psychopathic US tax collectors blackmail bounty hunter Vince Holloway into stopping an illegal transfer of 20 Mio. dollars from a Mexican tax paradise into the USA. So he ... See full summary »
Votes: 455 | Gross: $0.16M
27. The Boost (1988)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance
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 to ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,806 | Gross: $0.78M
28. B.O.R.N. (1989)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
A speeding ambulance abducts three beautiful young women to a sinister medical center where someone is making a killing selling healthy human organs on the black market. The title stands for Body Organ Replacement Network.
30. Brain Damage (1988)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return.
31. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
R | 107 min | Drama
A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.
Votes: 6,877 | Gross: $16.12M
32. Buy & Cell (1988)
R | 95 min | Comedy
Herbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the ... See full summary »
36. Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (1988)
G | 72 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Daffy Duck opens a detective agency for the supernatural along side his Looney Toon buddies.
37. Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1988)
R | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The third thrilling saga of Deathstalker pits him against the evil wizard and ruler of the Southland, Troxartes, and his band of undead warriors. Dashing Deathstalker is entrusted by the ... See full summary »
38. Dracula's Widow (1988)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
The young owner of a waxworks in Hollywood receives five instead of six ordered chests with Romanian antiques. He does not know that Vanessa, widow of Count Dracula, sleeps in the sixth ... See full summary »
39. Fever (1988)
R | 84 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
Policeman (Bill Hunter) discovers a suitcase full of drug money during the normal course of his duties. The temptation to keep the money leads to an ever deepening set of circumstances.
40. The Girl in a Swing (1988)
R | 119 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires the services of a secretary fluent in Danish, English, and German. He falls deeply in love with the woman, despite the fact that he ... See full summary »
Votes: 524 | Gross: $0.75M
41. Heathers (1988)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids.
Votes: 80,021 | Gross: $1.11M
42. Let's Get Lost (1988)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter and drug addict Chet Baker. Fascinating series of interviews with friends, family, associates and lovers, interspersed with film from Baker's ... See full summary »
43. The Little Thief (1988)
R | 109 min | Drama
In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel... See full summary »
Votes: 1,665 | Gross: $1.06M
45. Killing Blue (1988)
95 min | Thriller
Police Commissioner Alex Glass has been twisted into a sarcastic cynic by the hard luck story that is his life and by his daily contact with the criminals of Berlin's underground. His new ... See full summary »
46. Miracle Mile (1988)
R | 87 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes.
Votes: 8,380 | Gross: $1.15M
47. Tonkô (1988)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama
In 1026, students in western China are shanghaied into the forces of crown prince Li Yuanhao of Xi Xia, who wants to control the length of the Silk Road. One student is Zhao Xingde, who ... See full summary »
Votes: 169 | Gross: $0.12M
48. Hitting Home (1988 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller