1-50 of 3,255 titles.

Sort by: MOVIEmeter▲ | A-Z | User Rating | Num Votes | US Box Office | Runtime | Year | US Release Date
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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, Toshiyuki Amagasa Animation | Family | Fantasy 86 mins.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. Bloodsport (1988) Bloodsport (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Frank Dux has spent most his life being trained by Tanaka to participate in the Kumite, the ultimate martial arts tournament... Dir: Newt Arnold With: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres Action | Biography | Drama | Sport 92 mins.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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.
24. They Live (1988) They Live (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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.
25. 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.
26. 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.
27. 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.
28. 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.
29. 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.
30. 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.
31. 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.
32. 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.
33. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits. Dir: Terry Gilliam With: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy 126 mins.
34. 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.
35. 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.
36. Stand and Deliver (1988) Stand and Deliver (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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.
37. 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.
38. Johnny Be Good (1988) Johnny Be Good (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect... Dir: Bud S. Smith With: Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Gleason Comedy | Sport 91 mins.
39. 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.
40. The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988) The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse... Dir: Ken Annakin With: Tami Erin, David Seaman, Cory Crow Family | Adventure | Fantasy | Musical 100 mins.
41. Black Eagle (1988) Black Eagle (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, a F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta... Dir: Eric Karson With: Shô Kosugi, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Doran Clark Action | Drama 93 mins.
42. 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.
43. 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.
44. 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.
45. 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.
46. 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.
47. 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.
48. 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.
49. 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.
50. 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.
1-50 of 3,255 titles.