Films seen from 1988by misspresh-948-77881 | created - 08 Oct 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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2. Alien Nation (1988)
R | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In 1988, Earth makes the first contact with an alien civilization. In 1991, these aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after three years of quarantine.
Votes: 13,421 | Gross: $25.22M
3. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.
Votes: 237,069 | Gross: $73.71M
5. Child's Play (1988)
R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 80,726 | Gross: $33.24M
6. Cocoon: The Return (1988)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to Earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on Earth?
Votes: 14,549 | Gross: $18.92M
7. Coming to America (1988)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and will.
Votes: 149,654 | Gross: $128.15M
9. Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (1988)
G | 72 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Daffy Duck opens a detective agency for the supernatural along side his Looney Toon buddies.
11. Death by Dialogue (1988)
R | 89 min | Horror
A guy and four of his friends visit his crippled uncle, a taxidermist who lives with his housekeeper next to a movie set. Pretty soon people start being killed in the manner they are in the script of the movie being filmed next door.
13. Encounter at Raven's Gate (1988)
R | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother's isolated farm. It's not long before bizarre things start happening--dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking ... See full summary »
14. Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Votes: 22,513 | Gross: $24.72M
16. The Land Before Time (1988)
G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.
Votes: 74,592 | Gross: $48.09M
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.
Votes: 138,902 | Gross: $78.76M
19. Night of the Demons (1988)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.
Votes: 12,072 | Gross: $3.11M
21. Out of the Dark (1988)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Beautiful young women who work at the offices of a phone-sex company are being stalked by a psychotic killer.
Votes: 826 | Gross: $0.42M
22. Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
The Police Academy's commandant will be honored at a police convention in Miami Beach. At the airport he picks a wrong bag with stolen diamonds. The "owners" want them back.
Votes: 30,654 | Gross: $4.24M
23. Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
While working as gym teachers at an all-girls finishing school, Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and Scrappy-Doo get tangled up in a monstrous mystery.
24. Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf (1988 TV Movie)
Unrated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to Scooby, Scrappy and his girlfriend to help him win the contest.
27. Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama (1988)
R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror
As part of a sorority ritual, pledges and their male companions steal a trophy from a bowling alley; unbeknownst to them, it contains a devilish imp who makes their lives a living Hell.
28. Twins (1988)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Crime
A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is short, a womanizer, and small-time crook.
Votes: 105,636 | Gross: $111.94M
30. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.
Votes: 171,179 | Gross: $156.45M
32. Witchcraft (1988)
R | 95 min | Horror
A new mother and her child move into her mother-in-law's dark old mansion. She soon begns to suspect that neither the house nor her mother-in-law are quite what they seem to be.
33. Young Guns (1988)
R | 107 min | Action, Western
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.
Votes: 51,126 | Gross: $45.66M
34. The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
R | 93 min | Horror
When an archeologist uncovers a strange skull in foreign land, the residents of a nearby town begin to disappear, leading to further unexplainable occurrences.
Votes: 9,168 | Gross: $1.19M
35. The Red Monks (1988)
85 min | Horror
A young woman weds a seemingly charming young man, and moves into his ancient mansion. She quickly learns to hate the old mansion and its inhabitants, while she gets frustrated with her ... See full summary »