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1. 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.
$173M
2. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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.
$154M
3. 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.
$128M
4. Big (1988) Big (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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.
$115M
5. 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.
$112M
6. Crocodile Dundee II (1988) Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under. Dir: John Cornell With: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon Action | Adventure | Comedy 108 mins.
$109M
7. Die Hard (1988) Die Hard (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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.
$81.4M
8. Cocktail (1988) Cocktail (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
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.
$78.2M
9. 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.
$78M
10. 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.
$73.5M
11. Beetlejuice (1988) Beetlejuice (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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.
$73.3M
12. Working Girl (1988) Working Girl (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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.
$64M
13. 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.
$63.5M
14. Scrooged (1988) Scrooged (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. Dir: Richard Donner With: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe Comedy | Drama | Fantasy 101 mins.
$60.3M
15. 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.
$57.3M
16. 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.
$57M
17. Rambo III (1988) Rambo III (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 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.
$53.7M
18. 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.
$50.9M
19. A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988) A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may know the way to defeat him for good. Dir: Renny Harlin With: Robert Englund, Rodney Eastman, Lisa Wilcox Horror | Thriller 93 mins.
$49.4M
20. The Land Before Time (1988) The Land Before Time (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Five orphan dinosaurs travel the ruins of their world, while grieving the loss of their families and banding together to face the odds of survival. Dir: Don Bluth With: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy 69 mins.
$48.1M
21. Colors (1988) Colors (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control. Dir: Dennis Hopper With: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso Action | Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller 120 mins.
$46.6M
22. 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.
$44.7M
23. Biloxi Blues (1988) Biloxi Blues (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon. Dir: Mike Nichols With: Matthew Broderick, Christopher Walken, Matt Mulhern Comedy | Drama 106 mins.
$43.2M
24. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first. Dir: Frank Oz With: Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly Comedy | Crime 110 mins.
$42M
25. The Great Outdoors (1988) The Great Outdoors (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 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.
$41.5M
26. Tequila Sunrise (1988) Tequila Sunrise (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Mac Mckussic is an unlikely drug dealer who wants to go straight. His old and best friend Nick Frescia... Dir: Robert Towne With: Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller 115 mins.
$41.3M
27. Big Business (1988) Big Business (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night... Dir: Jim Abrahams With: Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin, Fred Ward Comedy 97 mins.
$40.2M
28. 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.
$38.4M
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 | Thriller 91 mins.
$37.9M
30. Red Heat (1988) Red Heat (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country. Dir: Walter Hill With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle Action | Comedy | Crime | Thriller 104 mins.
$35M
31. 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.
$34.7M
32. 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.
$34.6M
33. Child's Play (1988) Child's Play (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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 87 mins.
$33.2M
34. The Accidental Tourist (1988) The Accidental Tourist (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles. Dir: Lawrence Kasdan With: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis Drama | Romance 121 mins.
$32.6M
35. The Accused (1988) The Accused (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After a young woman suffers a brutal rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack. Dir: Jonathan Kaplan With: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson Crime | Drama 111 mins.
$32.1M
36. The Bear (1988) The Bear (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters. Dir: Jean-Jacques Annaud With: Tchéky Karyo, Bart the Bear, Youk the Bear Adventure | Family | Drama 96 mins.
$31.8M
37. Shoot to Kill (1988) Shoot to Kill (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Sidney Poitier returned to the big screen in this action-thriller, after a decade-long absence. When... Dir: Roger Spottiswoode With: Sidney Poitier, Tom Berenger, Kirstie Alley Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama | Thriller 110 mins.
$29.3M
38. Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Ernest helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor. Dir: John R. Cherry III With: Jim Varney, Douglas Seale, Oliver Clark Comedy | Family | Fantasy 95 mins.
$28.2M
39. Betrayed (1988) Betrayed (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist. Dir: Costa-Gavras With: Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard Action | Drama | Romance | Thriller 127 mins.
$25.8M
40. Funny Farm (1988) Funny Farm (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When Andy and Elizabeth buy a farm in Vermont, they can't imagine the trouble that awaits them. Andy... Dir: George Roy Hill With: Chevy Chase, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Kevin O'Morrison Comedy | Drama 101 mins.
$25.5M
41. Alien Nation (1988) Alien Nation (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A few years from now, Earth will have the first contact with an alien civilization. These aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after years of quarantine. Dir: Graham Baker With: James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp Action | Crime | Sci-Fi 91 mins.
$25.2M
42. Gorillas in the Mist (1988) Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them. Dir: Michael Apted With: Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris Biography | Drama 129 mins.
$24.7M
43. License to Drive (1988) License to Drive (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A teen decides to go for a night on the town with his friends despite flunking his driver's test. Dir: Greg Beeman With: Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, Carol Kane Comedy 88 mins.
$22.4M
44. Short Circuit 2 (1988) Short Circuit 2 (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes. Dir: Kenneth Johnson With: Fisher Stevens, Michael McKean, Tim Blaney Comedy | Drama | Family | Sci-Fi 110 mins.
$21.6M
45. Married to the Mob (1988) Married to the Mob (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife seeking to start her life over after her husband's murder and who is also pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself. Dir: Jonathan Demme With: Michelle Pfeiffer, Alec Baldwin, Paul Lazar Comedy | Crime | Romance 104 mins.
$21.5M
46. Punchline (1988) Punchline (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Steven Gold is a stand-up comedian who is flat broke and has recently dropped out of medical school... Dir: David Seltzer With: Sally Field, Tom Hanks, John Goodman Comedy | Drama | Romance 128 mins.
$21M
47. Action Jackson (1988) Action Jackson (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition. Dir: Craig R. Baxley With: Carl Weathers, Craig T. Nelson, Vanity Action | Comedy | Crime | Thriller 96 mins.
$20.3M
48. The Presidio (1988) The Presidio (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before... Dir: Peter Hyams With: Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan Action | Crime | Mystery | Thriller 97 mins.
$20M
49. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988) Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola With: Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau Biography | Drama 110 mins.
$19.7M
50. The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies. Dir: Wes Craven With: Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, Zakes Mokae Horror 98 mins.
$19.6M
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