ALL FILMS IN OSCAR 1988 (RANKED)

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1.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. (116 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ 7/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
2.
Predator (1987)
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A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior. (107 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ 7/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
3.
The Untouchables (1987)
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Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (119 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ 7/10 ” - dr-mutallimov
 
4.
The Last Emperor (1987)
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The story of the final Emperor of China. (163 mins.)
 
5.
Broadcast News (1987)
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Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly. (133 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
 
6.
Fatal Attraction (1987)
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A married man's one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family. (119 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
 
7.
Hope and Glory (1987)
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A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2... (113 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
8.
Moonstruck (1987)
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Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry. (102 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
9.
Wall Street (1987)
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A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing. (126 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
10.
Dark Eyes (1987)
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Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian... (117 mins.)
 
11.
Ironweed (1987)
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An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, NY after returning there for the first time in decades. (143 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
12.
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam. (121 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
13.
Anna (1987)
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Anna is a middle-aged actress looking for work in New York City, with the help of her sometime lover... (100 mins.)
 
14.
Street Smart (1987)
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A New York journalist lies when his fake story about a pimp describes a real pimp up for murder. (97 mins.)
 
15.
Cry Freedom (1987)
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South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko. (157 mins.)
 
16.
Gaby: A True Story (1987)
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The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph. (110 mins.)
Director: Luis Mandoki
 
17.
Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
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A bitter ex-husband and a put-upon momma's boy both want their respective spouse and mother dead, but who will pull it off? (88 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
 
18.
The Whales of August (1987)
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Summer people in Maine: things are changing. Whales no longer pass close to the shore as they did during... (90 mins.)
 
19.
My Life as a Dog (1985)
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A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives. (101 mins.)
 
20.
Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
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A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret. (104 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
21.
Radio Days (1987)
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A nostalgic look at radio's golden age focusing on one ordinary family and the various performers in the medium. (88 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
22.
The Dead (1987)
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Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them. (83 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
23.
Empire of the Sun (1987)
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A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. (153 mins.)
 
24.
Matewan (1987)
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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company. (135 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
25.
Maurice (1987)
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After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality. (140 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
 
26.
Lethal Weapon (1987)
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A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in common; hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers. (110 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
27.
RoboCop (1987)
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In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
28.
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
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Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives. (118 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
29.
Innerspace (1987)
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A hapless store clerk must foil criminals to save the life of the man who, miniaturized in a secret experiment, was accidentally injected into him. (120 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
30.
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
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The Henderson family adopt a friendly Sasquatch after accidentally running him over on a hunting trip, but have a hard time trying to keep him away from the authorities and an eccentric hunter who's determined to catch "Bigfoot". (110 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
31.
Happy New Year (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using... (85 mins.)
 
32.
Dirty Dancing (1987)
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Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle. (100 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
 
33.
Mannequin (1987)
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A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life. (90 mins.)
 
34.
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
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Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogamil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it. (100 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
35.
The Princess Bride (1987)
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While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
36.
Babette's Feast (1987)
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In a remote 19th-century Danish village, two sisters lead a rigid life centered around their father... (102 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Axel
 
37.
Asignatura aprobada (1987)
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A writer is having a midlife crisis. He recollects his life and it makes him feel even worse. Only a love affair or two helps him take his mind off things. (94 mins.)
 
38.
The Family (1987)
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Traces events in the life of Carlo, from his christening in 1906, where his grandfather reminds his... (127 mins.)
Director: Ettore Scola
 
39.
Pathfinder (1987)
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Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area... (86 mins.)
Director: Nils Gaup
 
40.
The Man Who Planted Trees (1987 Short Film)
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The story of one shepherd's long and successful singlehanded effort to re-forest a desolate valley. (30 mins.)
Director: Frédéric Back
 
41.
George and Rosemary (1987 Short Film)
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An old shy man works up the gumption to meet a woman whom he has a crush on. (9 mins.)
 
42.
Your Face (1987 Short Film)
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A man's head transforms and contorts bizarrely as he sings "Your Face," an original song. (3 mins.)
Director: Bill Plympton
 
43.
Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall (1987 Short Film)
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In this short film, our unemployed hero finds that getting that great job depends a lot on whom you... (23 mins.)
Director: Bryan Gordon
 
44.
Making Waves (1987 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A group of elderly women go on vacation to the seaside. One of them takes her son along and constantly watches him saying he has a brain tumor. His problem is something else entirely. (12 mins.)
Director: Jenny Wilkes
 
45.
Shoeshine (1987 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Tom Abrams
 
46.
Young at Heart (1987 Documentary)
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Filmmakers Sue Marx and Pamela Conn document the romance between Sue's father Louis Gothelf and Reva Shwayder... (29 mins.)
 
47.
Frances Steloff: Memoirs of a Bookseller (1987 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(28 mins.)
Director: Deborah Dickson
 
48.
In the Wee Wee Hours... (1987 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(20 mins.)
Director: Izak Ben-Meir
 
49.
Language Says It All (1987 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
50.
Silver Into Gold (1987 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Lynn Mueller
 
51.
American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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Profile of the group of writers and humorists who formed lasting friendships and collaborations centered... (90 mins.)
 
52.
Eyes on the Prize (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Bridge to Freedom: 1965 (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
From PBS - Ten years after the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, the civil rights leadership has become more sophisticated in its use of protest strategy. (360 mins.)
Director: Henry Hampton
 
53.
Hellfire: A Journey from Hiroshima (1986 Documentary)
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A Journey from Hiroshima captures the artists Iri and Toshi Maruki in their decades-long collaboration to create a testament to the effects of the atomic bomb- the Hiroshima Murals. (58 mins.)
 
54.
American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Radio Bikini (1988)
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It starts with a live radio broadcast from the Bikini Atoll a few days before it is annihilated by a nuclear test... (60 mins.)
 
55.
A Stitch for Time (1987 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(53 mins.)
Director: Nigel Noble