Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1988

1. Hairspray (1988) Hairspray (1988)
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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 | Drama | Family | Music | Musical | Romance 92 mins.
2. Die Hard (1988) Die Hard (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were 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 7.5/10 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)
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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 | Family | Fantasy | Romance 104 mins.
5. Heathers (1988) Heathers (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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. Dir: Michael Lehmann With: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty Comedy | Crime | Drama 103 mins.
6. Coming to America (1988) Coming to America (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 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.
7. 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 Adventure | Drama 133 mins.
8. Cocktail (1988) Cocktail (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A talented New York City 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.
9. Willow (1988) Willow (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 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. 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 Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller 93 mins.