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1. Beetlejuice (1988) Beetlejuice (1988)
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A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. Dir: Tim Burton With: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton Comedy | Fantasy 92 mins.
2. Roseanne (1988 TV Series) Roseanne (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law. With: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf Comedy | Drama 22 mins.
3. Die Hard (1988) Die Hard (1988)
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John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. Dir: John McTiernan With: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia Action | Thriller 131 mins.
4. Home and Away (1988 TV Series) Home and Away (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness, and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town in New South Wales, Australia. Dir: Ali Ali, Jeffrey Walker With: Ray Meagher, Lynne McGranger, Norman Coburn Drama 22 mins.
5. Rain Man (1988) Rain Man (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country. Dir: Barry Levinson With: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino Drama 133 mins.
6. Big (1988) Big (1988)
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When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body. Dir: Penny Marshall With: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Romance 104 mins.
7. The Wonder Years (1988 TV Series) The Wonder Years (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting. With: Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Daniel Stern Comedy | Drama | Romance 30 mins.
8. Coming to America (1988) Coming to America (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will. Dir: John Landis With: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones Comedy | Romance 116 mins.
9. Willow (1988) Willow (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen. Dir: Ron Howard With: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | Romance 126 mins.
10. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. Dir: Robert Zemeckis With: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy Animation | Comedy | Crime | Family | Fantasy 104 mins.
11. Heathers (1988) Heathers (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A girl who half-heartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics; killing the popular kids. Dir: Michael Lehmann With: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty Comedy | Crime | Drama 103 mins.
12. Hairspray (1988) Hairspray (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show. Dir: John Waters With: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine Comedy | Music | Romance 92 mins.
13. My Neighbor Totoro (1988) My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby. Dir: Hayao Miyazaki With: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto Animation | Family | Fantasy 86 mins.
14. Grave of the Fireflies (1988) Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister's struggle to survive in Japan during World War II. Dir: Isao Takahata With: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi Animation | Drama | War 89 mins.
15. Bloodsport (1988) Bloodsport (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur. Dir: Newt Arnold With: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres Action | Biography | Drama | Sport 92 mins.
16. They Live (1988) They Live (1988)
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A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth. Dir: John Carpenter With: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster Action | Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi 93 mins.
17. Twins (1988) Twins (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is a short small-time crook. Dir: Ivan Reitman With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Kelly Preston Comedy 107 mins.
18. Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series) Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf. With: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules Comedy | Sci-Fi 30 mins.
19. Cocktail (1988) Cocktail (1988)
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A talented New York bartender takes a job at a bar in Jamaica and falls in love. Dir: Roger Donaldson With: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue Comedy | Drama | Romance 104 mins.
20. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Incompetent cop Frank Drebin has to foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II. Dir: David Zucker With: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson Comedy | Crime 85 mins.
21. D.O.A. (1988) D.O.A. (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him... Dir: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton With: Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, Charlotte Rampling Mystery | Thriller 96 mins.
22. Child's Play (1988) Child's Play (1988)
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A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer. Dir: Tom Holland With: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent Horror | Mystery | Thriller 87 mins.
23. Akira (1988) Akira (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop. Dir: Katsuhiro Ôtomo With: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata Animation | Action | Sci-Fi 124 mins.
24. In the Heat of the Night (1988 TV Series) In the Heat of the Night (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In Sparta, Mississippi, a crusty Police Chief (later Sheriff) and his African American Chief Detective investigate crimes. With: Carroll O'Connor, Alan Autry, David Hart Drama | Crime | Mystery 60 mins.
25. Working Girl (1988) Working Girl (1988)
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When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss's job. Dir: Mike Nichols With: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver Comedy | Drama | Romance 113 mins.
26. Bull Durham (1988) Bull Durham (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him. Dir: Ron Shelton With: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins Comedy | Romance | Sport 108 mins.
27. Earth Girls Are Easy (1988) Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A spaceship with three furry aliens lands in a California girl's swimming pool, so she makes friends with them. Dir: Julien Temple With: Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Jim Carrey Comedy | Musical | Romance | Sci-Fi 100 mins.
28. Mystic Pizza (1988) Mystic Pizza (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in the Connecticut town of Mystic. Dir: Donald Petrie With: Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor Comedy | Drama | Romance 104 mins.
29. The Dead Pool (1988) The Dead Pool (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Dirty Harry Callahan must stop a sick secret contest to murder local celebrities, which includes himself as a target. Dir: Buddy Van Horn With: Clint Eastwood, Liam Neeson, Patricia Clarkson Action | Crime | Mystery | Thriller 91 mins.
30. The Land Before Time (1988) The Land Before Time (1988)
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An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley. Dir: Don Bluth With: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy 69 mins.
31. Stand and Deliver (1988) Stand and Deliver (1988)
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The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus. Dir: Ramón Menéndez With: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan Drama 103 mins.
32. The Lair of the White Worm (1988) The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
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Scottish archaeologist Angus Flint discovers an odd skull amid the ruins of a convent that he is excavating... Dir: Ken Russell With: Amanda Donohoe, Hugh Grant, Catherine Oxenberg Comedy | Horror 93 mins.
33. Beaches (1988) Beaches (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years. Dir: Garry Marshall With: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard Comedy | Drama | Music 123 mins.
34. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
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In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives. Dir: Philip Kaufman With: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin Drama | Romance 171 mins.
35. Mississippi Burning (1988) Mississippi Burning (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two FBI agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists. Dir: Alan Parker With: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 128 mins.
36. Poltergeist III (1988) Poltergeist III (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a highrise building, and the supernatural forces that have haunted her previously follow her there. Dir: Gary Sherman With: Heather O'Rourke, Tom Skerritt, Nancy Allen Horror | Thriller 98 mins.
37. Midnight Run (1988) Midnight Run (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail. Dir: Martin Brest With: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto Action | Comedy | Crime | Thriller 126 mins.
38. Dangerous Liaisons (1988) Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Rich and bored aristocrats in Rococo France play high-stakes games of passion and betrayal. Dir: Stephen Frears With: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer Drama | Romance 119 mins.
39. A Fish Called Wanda (1988) A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot. Dir: Charles Crichton With: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline Comedy | Crime 108 mins.
40. Cinema Paradiso (1988) Cinema Paradiso (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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 theater's projectionist. Dir: Giuseppe Tornatore With: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili Drama 155 mins.
41. The Great Outdoors (1988) The Great Outdoors (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Chicago man's hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws drop in. Dir: Howard Deutch With: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy Comedy 91 mins.
42. Young Guns (1988) Young Guns (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted. Dir: Christopher Cain With: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller | Western 107 mins.
43. The Big Blue (1988) The Big Blue (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a long time. Their friendship started in their childhood days in the Mediterranean... Dir: Luc Besson With: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette Action | Adventure | Drama | Romance | Sport 168 mins.
44. Rambo III (1988) Rambo III (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Rambo's Vietnam commanding officer Colonel Trautman is held hostage in Afghanistan, and it's up to Rambo to rescue him. Dir: Peter MacDonald With: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge Action | Adventure | Thriller | War 102 mins.
45. Oliver & Company (1988) Oliver & Company (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York. Dir: George Scribner With: Joseph Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin Animation | Adventure | Family | Musical 74 mins.
46. Empty Nest (1988 TV Series) Empty Nest (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
"Empty Nest" is set in Miami and tells of the day to day misadventures of a widowed pediatrician, Harry Weston... With: Richard Mulligan, Dinah Manoff, David Leisure Comedy | Family 30 mins.
47. Murphy Brown (1988 TV Series) Murphy Brown (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The misadventures of a tough female television journalist and her friends. With: Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli Comedy 30 mins.
48. The Blob (1988) The Blob (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows. Dir: Chuck Russell With: Shawnee Smith, Kevin Dillon, Donovan Leitch Jr. Horror | Sci-Fi 95 mins.
49. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross. Dir: Martin Scorsese With: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey Drama 164 mins.
50. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big. Dir: Keenen Ivory Wayans With: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas Action | Comedy 88 mins.
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