Feature Film, Released between 1988-01-01 and 1988-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. Vchera (1988)

84 min | Drama

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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.

Director: Ivan Andonov | Stars: Hristo Shopov, Georgi Staykov, Sofiya Kuzeva, Svetla Todorova

Votes: 2,917

2. Vreme na nasilie (1988)

R | 288 min | Drama

8.8
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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 »

Director: Ludmil Staikov | Stars: Max Freeman, Rousy Chanev, Ivan Krystev, Anya Pencheva

Votes: 1,890

3. Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi (1988)

137 min | Comedy

8.7
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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.

Director: Sachin | Stars: Ashok Saraf, Sachin, Laxmikant Berde, Siddharth

Votes: 664

4. Chithram (1988)

159 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.6
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A woman hires a stranger to pose as her husband because she doesn't want her ailing father to know that her fiance broke their engagement.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Renjini, Poornam Vishwanathan

Votes: 3,351

5. Rudra Veena (1988)

170 min | Drama, Musical

8.6
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A classical singer believes in changing society through his music and will power.

Director: K. Balachander | Stars: Chiranjeevi, Gemini Ganesan, Shobana, Devilalita

Votes: 1,402

6. Cinema Paradiso (1988)

R | 155 min | Drama

8.5
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili, Isa Danieli

Votes: 195,069 | Gross: $11.99M

7. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Not Rated | 89 min | Animation, Drama, War

8.5
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A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Votes: 188,666

8. Ostrov sokrovishch. Sokrovishcha kapitana Flinta (1988)

59 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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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 »

Director: David Cherkasskiy | Stars: Viktor Andrienko, Vitali Vasilikov, Semyon Grigorev, Vyacheslav Dubinin

Votes: 725

9. Moonnam Pakkam (1988)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama

8.3
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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.

Director: P. Padmarajan | Stars: Jagathi N.K. Achari, Ajayan, Asokan, Jayabharati

Votes: 786

10. Dom za vesanje (1988)

R | 142 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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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.

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Davor Dujmovic, Bora Todorovic, Ljubica Adzovic, Husnija Hasimovic

Votes: 21,856 | Gross: $0.28M

11. A Short Film About Love (1988)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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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.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Grazyna Szapolowska, Olaf Lubaszenko, Stefania Iwinska, Piotr Machalica

Votes: 15,894

12. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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86 Metascore

When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Votes: 231,080

13. Die Hard (1988)

R | 132 min | Action, Thriller

8.2
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72 Metascore

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.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 705,962 | Gross: $83.01M

14. Pattanapravesam (1988)

158 min | Comedy, Thriller

8.1
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Six months after the events of the prequel (Nadodikattu), C.I.D. officers Ramdas (Mohanlal) and Vijayan (Srinivasan) are called to Kerala to find the murderer of a police officer. The two ... See full summary »

Director: Sathyan Anthikad | Stars: Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Karamana Janardanan Nair, Ambika

Votes: 1,779

15. Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988)

137 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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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.

Director: K. Madhu | Stars: Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Jagathi Sreekumar, Janardanan

Votes: 1,829

16. Arabesk (1988)

105 min | Comedy, Musical

8.1
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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 »

Director: Ertem Egilmez | Stars: Sener Sen, Müjde Ar, Ugur Yücel, Necati Bilgiç

Votes: 6,079

17. Swarnakamalam (1988)

Drama, Musical, Romance

8.1
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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 »

Director: K. Viswanath | Stars: Bhanupriya, Venkatesh Daggubati, Devilalita, Sharon Loven

Votes: 391

18. Ubit drakona (1988)

123 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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Dragon, a bloody dictator, is challenged by Lancelot, who comes to save the girl, and to liberate the people.

Director: Mark Zakharov | Stars: Aleksandr Abdulov, Oleg Yankovskiy, Evgeniy Leonov, Vyacheslav Tikhonov

Votes: 1,201

19. A Short Film About Killing (1988)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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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 »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz

Votes: 14,129

20. Akira (1988)

R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.1
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A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 134,184 | Gross: $0.55M

21. Ponmuttayidunna Tharavu (1988)

Comedy, Drama

8.0
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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 »

Director: Sathyan Anthikad | Stars: Sreenivasan, Jayaram, Urvashi, Innocent

Votes: 423

22. Unnal Mudiyum Thambi (1988)

Drama, Musical

8.0
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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.

Director: K. Balachander | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Seetha, Gemini Ganesan, Aachi Manorama

Votes: 570

23. Braca po materi (1988)

105 min | Drama

8.0
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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 »

Director: Zdravko Sotra | Stars: Zarko Lausevic, Slavko Stimac, Mira Furlan, Sonja Savic

Votes: 980

24. Topio stin omihli (1988)

TV-MA | 127 min | Drama

8.0
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Two children journey the long road to Germany to find the man they believe to be their father.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Michalis Zeke, Tania Palaiologou, Stratos Tzortzoglou, Eva Kotamanidou

Votes: 5,666

25. Salaam Bombay! (1988)

Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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78 Metascore

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 »

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Shafiq Syed, Hansa Vithal, Chanda Sharma, Raghuvir Yadav

Votes: 7,633 | Gross: $2.08M

26. Rain Man (1988)

R | 133 min | Drama

8.0
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65 Metascore

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen

Votes: 433,919 | Gross: $172.83M

27. The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988)

101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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After the general Soviet gulag amnesty of 1953 former political inmates Sergei and Nikolai arrive in a remote Siberian village where 8 pardoned common criminals terrorize the inhabitants.

Director: Aleksandr Proshkin | Stars: Valeriy Priyomykhov, Anatoliy Papanov, Viktor Stepanov, Nina Usatova

Votes: 1,628

28. Sokol ga nije volio (1988)

Drama, War

7.9
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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 »

Director: Branko Schmidt | Stars: Fabijan Sovagovic, Filip Sovagovic, Krunoslav Saric, Nada Subotic

Votes: 382

29. Glembajevi (1988)

120 min | Drama

7.9
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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.

Director: Antun Vrdoljak | Stars: Mustafa Nadarevic, Ena Begovic, Tonko Lonza, Bernarda Oman

Votes: 554

30. Kárhozat (1988)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.9
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A lonely barfly falls in love with a married bar singer.

Director: Béla Tarr | Stars: Gábor Balogh, János Balogh, Péter Breznyik Berg, Imre Chmelik

Votes: 4,300

31. Nejistá sezóna (1988)

88 min | Comedy

7.9
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The small group of actors have to face many problems while preparing a new performance.

Director: Ladislav Smoljak | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Ladislav Smoljak, Jaroslav Weigel, Jan Hrabeta

Votes: 325

32. Sathyaa (1988)

147 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Sathya (Kamal Hassan) is a young man who wants to make a difference and ends up becoming a henchman to a political leader who has his own agenda.

Director: Suresh Krishna | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Amala Akkineni, Bahadur, Vadivukkarasi

Votes: 506

33. Vellanakalude Naadu (1988)

129 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A corrupt PWD contractor tries to redeem himself in his ex-lover's eyes.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Mohanlal, Shobana, Sreenivasan, Karamana Janardanan Nair

Votes: 700

34. The Vanishing (1988)

Not Rated | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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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.

Director: George Sluizer | Stars: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege, Gwen Eckhaus

Votes: 29,436

35. Mississippi Burning (1988)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.8
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65 Metascore

Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Votes: 76,964 | Gross: $34.60M

36. Eldorádó (1988)

104 min | Drama

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Add a Plot

Director: Géza Bereményi | Stars: Károly Eperjes, Judit Pogány, Enikõ Eszenyi, Barnabás Tóth

Votes: 704

37. Agni Natchathiram (1988)

Not Rated | 146 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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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.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Karthik, Prabhu, Vijayakumar, Amala Akkineni

Votes: 1,084

38. Camp de Thiaroye (1988)

157 min | Drama, War

7.8
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In this semi-autobiographical film, black soldiers help to defend France, but are detained in prison camp before being repatriated home.

Directors: Ousmane Sembene, Thierno Faty Sow | Stars: Sidiki Bakaba, Hamed Camara, Ismaila Cissé, Ababacar Sy Cissé

Votes: 389

39. Tesna koza 3 (1988)

95 min | Comedy

7.7
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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.

Director: Aleksandar Djordjevic | Stars: Nikola Simic, Milan 'Lane' Gutovic, Ruzica Sokic, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic

Votes: 1,325

40. Vaishali (1988)

Musical, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Princess of a country long suffering from drought should please a saint living in distant hills to bring rain.

Director: Bharathan | Stars: Sanjay Mitra, Suparna Anand, Geetha, Babu Antony

Votes: 323

41. Stradivari (1988)

110 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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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 »

Director: Giacomo Battiato | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Stefania Sandrelli, Valérie Kaprisky, Francesco Quinn

Votes: 335

42. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Votes: 165,328 | Gross: $156.45M

43. Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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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 »

Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein, Brian Kerwin

Votes: 6,189 | Gross: $4.87M

44. Running on Empty (1988)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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67 Metascore

The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry

Votes: 12,279 | Gross: $2.84M

45. The Bear (1988)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

7.7
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An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Tchéky Karyo, Bart the Bear, Youk the Bear, Jack Wallace

Votes: 14,899 | Gross: $31.75M

46. Kimagure Orange Road: I Want to Return to That Day (1988)

69 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A follow up to the television series "Kimagure Orange Road" that wraps up loose ends. Kyosuke must deal with the fact that his, Hikaru and Madoka's friendship is falling apart.

Director: Tomomi Mochizuki | Stars: Tôru Furuya, Eriko Hara, Shô Hayami, Chieko Honda

Votes: 382

47. Zaboravljeni (1988)

105 min | Drama

7.6
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Two boys and a girl escape from a home for abandoned children for a wild weekend.

Director: Darko Bajic | Stars: Mirjana Jokovic, Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic, Boris Milivojevic, Vera Cukic

Votes: 306

48. Story of Women (1988)

108 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Marie Latour, a woman of limited schooling, raises two children in a ratty flat during World War II in occupied France. In 1941, her husband Paul returns from German captivity, too weak to ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier

Votes: 3,420 | Gross: $0.44M

49. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)

162 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A young man and young woman fall in love against their feuding fathers' wishes in this version of 'Romeo and Juliet' set in contemporary India.

Director: Mansoor Khan | Stars: Aamir Khan, Juhi Chawla, Goga Kapoor, Dalip Tahil

Votes: 9,153

50. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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76 Metascore

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 133,642 | Gross: $78.04M


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