Feature Film, Released between 1988-01-01 and 1988-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Coming to America (1988)
6 | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife who he can respect for her intelligence and will.
Votes: 142,895 | Gross: $128.15M
2. Die Hard (1988)
16 | 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: 706,634 | Gross: $83.01M
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: 226,255 | Gross: $73.71M
4. Twins (1988)
6 | 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: 101,326 | Gross: $111.94M
6. Rain Man (1988)
12 | 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: 434,389 | Gross: $172.83M
7. Heathers (1988)
103 min | Comedy, Crime
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.
Votes: 75,737 | Gross: $1.11M
8. Mississippi Burning (1988)
16 | 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: 77,096 | Gross: $34.60M
11. Bloodsport (1988)
16 | 92 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.
Votes: 68,062 | Gross: $11.81M
13. Tonari no Totoro (1988)
6 | 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.
14. Akira (1988)
16 | 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 that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.
Votes: 134,422 | Gross: $0.55M
15. Bull Durham (1988)
6 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.
Votes: 42,304 | Gross: $50.89M
16. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (1988)
9 | 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: 195,381 | Gross: $11.99M
17. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
6 | 108 min | Comedy, Crime
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.
Votes: 120,739 | Gross: $63.49M
18. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
AL | 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: 165,511 | Gross: $156.45M
AL | 85 min | Comedy, Crime
Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.
Votes: 133,820 | Gross: $78.04M
22. Rambo III (1988)
16 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Rambo mounts a one-man mission to rescue his friend Colonel Trautman from the clutches of the formidable invading Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
Votes: 106,768 | Gross: $53.72M
23. Child's Play (1988)
16 | 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: 74,523 | Gross: $33.24M
28. Platvoet en zijn vriendjes (1988)
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: 71,863 | Gross: $48.09M
29. De ondraaglijke lichtheid van het bestaan (1988)
171 min | Drama, Romance
In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.
Votes: 30,830 | Gross: $10.01M
30. Working Girl (1988)
113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
Votes: 46,978 | Gross: $64.00M
31. Frantic (1988)
12 | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.
Votes: 44,509 | Gross: $17.64M
32. Young Guns (1988)
12 | 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: 49,292 | Gross: $45.66M
33. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Votes: 46,618 | Gross: $8.08M
34. Spoorloos (1988)
12 | 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.
35. Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
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: 6,196 | Gross: $4.87M
36. The Accused (1988)
12 | 111 min | Crime, Drama
After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Votes: 28,249 | Gross: $32.07M
37. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
164 min | Drama
The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.
Votes: 45,534 | Gross: $7.63M
38. Moonwalker (1988)
6 | 93 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
Anthology movie by, and starring, Michael Jackson in his prime, combining a number of music videos from his bestselling "Bad" album with a fantasy tale of Michael's confrontation with a ruthless drug dealer known as Mr. Big (Joe Pesci).
40. Le grand bleu (1988)
AL | 168 min | Adventure, Drama, Sport
The rivalry between Enzo and Jacques, two childhood friends and now world-renowned free divers, becomes a beautiful and perilous journey into oneself and the unknown.
Votes: 43,852 | Gross: $3.50M
43. Red Heat (1988)
16 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Votes: 57,812 | Gross: $34.99M
44. The Dead Pool (1988)
12 | 91 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Dirty Harry Callahan must stop a sick secret contest to murder local celebrities, which includes himself as a target.
Votes: 36,200 | Gross: $37.90M
45. Dead Ringers (1988)
16 | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.
Votes: 35,434 | Gross: $9.13M
46. Two Moon Junction (1988)
16 | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.
Votes: 4,588 | Gross: $1.55M
48. Stand and Deliver (1988)
103 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.
Votes: 14,288 | Gross: $13.99M
49. Colors (1988)
120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.
Votes: 21,956 | Gross: $46.62M