Released between 1988-01-01 and 1988-12-31, Italy (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
R | 155 min | Drama
A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.
Votes: 207,397 | Gross: $11.99M
2. Time of the Gypsies (1988)
R | 142 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In this luminous tale set in the area around Sarajevo and in Italy, Perhan, an engaging young Romany (gypsy) with telekinetic powers, is seduced by the quick-cash world of petty crime, which threatens to destroy him and those he loves.
Votes: 22,818 | Gross: $0.28M
5. Witchery (1988)
R | 95 min | Horror
When a storm strands a group on a Massachusetts island where the only dwelling is an old hotel supposedly haunted by the ghost of a former German actress (Knef), the result is the standard ... See full summary »
6. Zombie 3 (1988)
R | 84 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is cremated by the US military, a virus is unintentionally released into the atmosphere over a small island.
7. Snack Bar Budapest (1988)
98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A disbarred lawyer (Giancarlo Giannini) is working as a debt collector for his partner Sapo (Philippe Léotard). Escorting prostitute Milena (Raffaella Baracchi) impregnated by Sapo to an ... See full summary »
9. The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)
Not Rated | 128 min | Drama
An alcoholic homeless man is given two hundred francs by a stranger, who requests that when he can he will return the money to Saint Therese in the cathedral.
10. The Green Inferno (1988)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Four friends head into the jungle to locate a lost professor but instead face off against treasure hunters who are torturing and killing natives.
11. Vampire in Venice (1988)
97 min | Horror
Professor Paris Catalano visits Venice, to investigate the last known appearance of the famous vampire Nosferatu during the carnival of 1786.
12. Primal Rage (1988)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A scientist at a Florida university inadvertantly creates a "rage virus" while performing experiments intended to restore dead brain tissue in baboons. When a journalist for the college ... See full summary »
13. Eleven Days, Eleven Nights, Part 2 (1988)
R | 85 min | Drama
The writer Sarah Asproon is completing her new book on high-profile prostitution, with the collaboration of her friend/agent Dorothy. To collect authentic material, they set up a ... See full summary »
14. Robowar - Robot da guerra (1988)
92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A clone/mix of PREDATOR, RAMBO, and ROBOCOP gone nuts jungle flick with an international cast, exotic locale and good electronic music.
15. Domino (1988)
R | 97 min | Drama
A girl in the video industry travels with a jeweled turtle and makes Billie Holliday videos. Though having relations with some of her friends, she is looking for love. She begins getting ... See full summary »
17. L'étudiante (1988)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
Weeks from her final exams, part-time teacher Valentine meets a very different musician. Just a one-night stand and back to preparing for exams, she thinks.
18. The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, War
A team of renegade soldiers in World War II tries to stop the creation of the Fourth Reich in the Middle East.
21. Rat Man (1988)
Not Rated | 82 min | Horror
A maniac butchers a fashion model on a Caribbean island and leaves the body to be eaten by rats. The model's sister suspects something isn't quite right with the police investagation and ... See full summary »
23. The Little Devil (1988)
101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
During an exorcism, father Maurice meets a little devil named Giuditta, who refuses to return to hell and decides to discover the world.
24. Pulse Pounders (1988)
77 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
In this 'sequel' anthology, the film offers a TRANCERS sequel written by original creators Danny Bilson and Paul DeMeo, a new Lovecraft adaptation THE EVIL CLERGYMAN, featuring Jeffrey ... See full summary »
26. Dial: Help (1988)
R | 94 min | Horror
A psychic finds herself tapping into the "energy" of a deceased phone operator. She also finds that her friends soon begin dying mysteriously. An investigator determines to track down the cause.
27. Summer Temptations (1988)
83 min | Drama
In a villa on an island (St. Peter) a little out of season, inhabit Vanessa, a young widow, and stepdaughters Kikki and alive. Vanessa had married their father above all because it was very... See full summary »
28. Dirty Love (1988)
95 min | Drama
Valentine Demy and Susan Little star in this erotic tale of a young girl who sets off from the suburbs of New York City to seek fame as a dancer on Broadway. She finds that her exuberant ... See full summary »
29. Tentazione (1988)
Ann, a very attractive woman, after his man's sudden death becomes the owner of a booming advertising agency called Image. Dario, its good-looking manager, conquers Ann to lay a trap for ... See full summary »
30. Transformations (1988)
R | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Wolfgang is traveling in outer space when a monster, which he sees as a beautiful woman, appears in his spaceship and makes love with him. Then the ship is forced to land on a planet which ... See full summary »
31. The Spider Labyrinth (1988)
Unrated | 120 min | Horror, Thriller
Alan Whitmore, a young American researcher, goes to Budapest to visit Professor Roth, with whom he collaborated on a secret project called "Intextus". Arrived in the Hungarian capital, Alan... See full summary »
32. Priceless Beauty (1988)
R | 94 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A rock-star who stopped singing after the death of his brother finds a female genie in a vase. She tries to help him live again.
33. Phantom of Death (1988)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
In Italy, a pianist suffering from the Progeria genetic disease becomes distraught and goes on a mad killing spree prompting a police inspector to investigate.
34. Too Beautiful to Die (1988)
95 min | Mystery, Thriller
The models of an agency are invited to a party by the owner of the agency, Alex. During the party, Alex is playing games in his computer and it looks like the girls have the house to themselves, but there's another guest.
35. El Dorado (1988)
149 min | Drama, History
The film tells the epic story of an expedition that took place between 1560 and 1561, headed by Pedro de Ursúa, in search of "El Dorado." The territory they explored subsequently became ... See full summary »
37. Reflections of Light (1988)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama
After a car incident, in which he lost his wife, a musician remains paralytic. He retire in a lonely villa together with a bisexual, a lesbian and a vicious kid.
38. Top Line (1988)
94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Author Ted Angelo discovers a U.F.O. in the Colombian jungle. When he tries to spread the word, he earns more than the usual disbelief. Suddenly he's hunted by almost every organization, ... See full summary »
39. Iguana (1988)
Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
In 19th century, a bullied, disfigured man dubbed Iguana flees from abusive locals, finds his own island and declares himself tyrant of his new domain. A man and a woman get stranded there and become victims of his new sadistic nature.
40. Delta Force Commando (1988)
R | 89 min | Action
Latin American revolutionaries invade a military base on Puerto Rico, and steal a nuclear bomb, killing a pregnant woman in the process. Captain Beck (Fred Williamson) is assigned to track ... See full summary »
41. Velvet Dreams (1988)
78 min | Drama
Laura, a young and successful writer of erotic novels, gets to know and love the player Paul. Not surprisingly, her new lover has not only fallen victim to the gambling but also to the ... See full summary »
42. Night of the Sharks (1988)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action
David must fight for his life against the gangsters who killed his brother for a CD filled with proof of their illegal activities. When David gets possession of the CD they go down to ... See full summary »
43. Secret of the Sahara (1988– )
90 min | Adventure
This mini-series production is about the quest of archaeologist Desmond Jordan to discover the location of the legendary Talking Mountain of the Sahara desert, and find the secret that it hides.
45. Il fantasma di Sodoma (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 84 min | Horror
Six teenagers are terrorized in an isolated villa by ghosts of Nazis killed during World War II by an air raid while participating in an orgy.
46. Strike Commando 2 (1988)
95 min | Action, Adventure, War
Michael Ransom's Vietnam squad leader, Vic Jenkins, is captured by terrorists demanding ten million dollars worth of diamonds in return for his release. Michael, reluctantly aided by local ... See full summary »
47. Compagni di scuola (1988)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Former high school friends meet for a party after 15 years, only to discover that much of the innocence and friendship is gone.
48. The Witches' Sabbath (1988)
94 min | Drama
The freshly graduated psychiatrist David shall deliver an opinion about young Maddalena, who's on trial for murdering a hunter. She claims she's a witch and acted on behalf of the devil. ... See full summary »
49. Fair Game (1988)
R | 81 min | Horror, Thriller
Gene, a clever but seriously deranged computer-game designer, has been left by his wife Eva. Unable to win her back, he decides to take revenge by locking Eva in her new apartment, inside which he has released a deadly mamba snake.
50. Run for Your Life (1988)
90 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller
Major Charles Forsythe (Carradine) is a Vietnam veteran U.S. Army officer stationed near Rome. He is a brutal, if effective, commander who was "fragged" by his own men in Vietnam. When he ... See full summary »