Feature Film, Released between 1988-01-01 and 1988-12-31, Rating Count between 100 and 9,999,999 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)
1. Yesterday (1988)
84 min | Drama
The 1960s was the time of Beatles and Rolling Stones, the time of sexual revolution. These events have their echo in Bulgarian English-learning school. The school order provokes a protest of the students due to the narrow-minded teachers.
3. Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi (1988)
137 min | Comedy
Four friends are searching for rented accommodation. The landlady insists only on married couples, so two of the friends are forced to dress as women and pretend to be wives of the other two.
4. Time of Violence (1988)
R | 288 min | Drama
In the 17th century, a Bulgarian Christian region is selected by the Ottoman rulers to serve as an example of conversion to Islam. A Janissary who was kidnapped from the village as a boy is... See full summary »
7. 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: 202,471 | Gross: $11.99M
59 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An unusual guest comes to the tavern "Admiral Benbow". Scars on his face betrayed him as a former pirate, who had to endure many storms and drunken fights. This is Billy Bons, a sailor who ... See full summary »
10. A Short Film About Love (1988)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance
An innocent virgin spies on his frontal neighbor and falls in love with her, thus starts using tricks on her which he hopes will lead to them meeting.
11. Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988)
137 min | Mystery, Thriller
Prabhakara Varma is called upon to investigate the death of Omana, the daughter-in-law of a local businessman. It looks like a suicide but, Varma is sure that is not so.
12. Moonnam Pakkam (1988)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama
An old man spends his life in solitude awaiting his grandson to come for vacation after 6 years. He thought he was the most happiest man in the world until he found out that fate has something unpredictable for him.
13. 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: 22,374 | Gross: $0.28M
14. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.
15. Die Hard (1988)
R | 132 min | Action, Thriller
An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Votes: 721,496 | Gross: $83.01M
16. Pattanapravesam (1988)
158 min | Comedy, Thriller
CID Officers Ramdas and Vijayan go to Kerala to find the murder of a police officer. While doing so, they face a dangerous crime syndicate that deals in drug trafficking.
17. Arabesque (1988)
105 min | Comedy, Musical
This is the tragicomic story of two lovers who cannot ever get together. Sener is the son of a simple family in the village and he is in love with the village headman's daughter Mujde. Kaya... See full summary »
18. Swarnakamalam (1988)
143 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A painter who recently moved into the neighborhood helps his neighbor, a retired cultural dance artist. He helps by painting billboards advertising events in which the artist and his ... See full summary »
20. A Short Film About Killing (1988)
Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama
The plot couldn't be simpler or its attack on capital punishment (and the act of killing in general) more direct - a senseless, violent, almost botched murder is followed by a cold, ... See full summary »
21. Akira (1988)
R | 124 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics.
Votes: 139,960 | Gross: $0.55M
22. Ponmuttayidunna Tharavu (1988)
122 min | Comedy, Drama
Sreenivasan is a goldsmith who is in love with Urvashi. Her father(Innocent) doesn't approve of their love, so Sreenivasan tells her that he will call her out. Urvashi convinces him to make... See full summary »
23. Unnal Mudiyum Thambi (1988)
169 min | Drama, Musical
Udhayamoorthi (Kamal Haasan), son of an orthodox Carnatic Musician, Marthandam Pillai, voices for social causes against his father's will and in a way gains the trust of local people and brings self-awareness in neighboring villages.
25. Salaam Bombay! (1988)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama
The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,774 | Gross: $2.08M
26. Rain Man (1988)
R | 133 min | Drama
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Votes: 441,267 | Gross: $178.80M
27. The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988)
101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Former political inmates Sergei and Nikolai live as exiles in a remote Siberian village. After the general Soviet gulag amnesty of 1953 8 pardoned common criminals terrorize the inhabitants.
30. Sokol Did Not Love Him (1988)
86 min | Drama, War
The story begins in a small rural village in Slavonia,Ladimirevci in 1943, where a land owner Sima is helping the Partisan Movement and the official Ustasha regime in order to save the life... See full summary »
31. Braca po materi (1988)
105 min | Drama
This story about two maternal half-brothers, a Croat and a Serb. Although they never met, and both lose their loved ones in ethnic clashes, there is a bond between them. Filmed in 1988, "... See full summary »
32. Glembajevi (1988)
120 min | Drama
Glembays of Zagreb are the rich family cursed with tragedies and haunted by sinister past. Leone Glembay, rebellious son of family patriarch, is disgusted with hypocrisy, perversion and crime that runs in the family.
35. A Weekend of Deceased Persons (1988)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
Very black and grotesque comedy about the little office-worker Tase and his death wife Kata. She died in hospital in Skopje, the capitol of Macedonia, but the nurses mixed bodies of deaths.... See full summary »
37. The Vanishing (1988)
Not Rated | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor.
38. Mississippi Burning (1988)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, History
Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.
Votes: 78,951 | Gross: $34.60M
40. Agni Natchathiram (1988)
Not Rated | 146 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two men having the same father , but different mothers hate each other and often get into fights. But they are forced to join hands when their father's life is endangered.
41. Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
157 min | Drama, War
In this semi-autobiographical film, black soldiers help to defend France, but are detained in prison camp before being repatriated home.
42. Aparan (1988)
115 min | Mystery, Thriller
Viswanathan, new in town, soon learns that he is being chased by enemies of his look-alike, who is a con man. Vishwanathan tries to find out Uthaman before its too late, but things don't go as planned.
44. Tesna koza 3 (1988)
95 min | Comedy
Dimitrije Pantic loses his suitcase with business projects in an overcrowded bus, only to find a similar one - yet full of foreign currencies. This money turns his life upside down, but it also influences other people's ambitions.
46. Stradivari (1988)
110 min | Biography, Drama
As a boy the orphan Antonio Stradivari heard for the first time in his life the sound of a violin and he was fascinated by its voice. He tried to construct a violin and attracted the ... See full summary »
47. 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: 168,810 | Gross: $156.45M
48. Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold Beckoff in this film adaptation of the smash Broadway play TORCH SONG TRILOGY. A very ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,278 | Gross: $4.87M