1988 Movies & Series
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
IMDb: 7.2
126 min

An account of Baron Munchausen’s supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

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Headhunter (1988)

Headhunter (1988)

Headhunter (1988)
IMDb: 4.1
92 min

A Miami cop finds out his wife has a female lover, and he begins to have an affair with his female partner. Meanwhile, a voodoo demon from Africa arrives among…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Bloodstone (1988)

Bloodstone (1988)

Bloodstone (1988)
IMDb: 4.2
91 min

When a newlywed American couple goes to India on their honeymoon, little do they realize that they are about to go on the adventure of a lifetime. A huge ruby…

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Buster (1988)

Buster (1988)

Buster (1988)
IMDb: 5.8
91 min

Buster is a small time crook who pulls a big time job. When he finds that the police will not let the case drop, he goes into hiding and can’t…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)

Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)

Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)
IMDb: 6.8
80 min

Goose leaves the gang life behind after pleas from his girlfriend. But it isn’t long before he’s pulled back into the world of violence.

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Hands of Death (1988)

Hands of Death (1988)

Hands of Death (1988)
IMDb: 4.4
N/A

Like many of Godfrey Ho’s other ninja films (like my favorite, Bionic Ninja), Hands of Death does not disappoint the connoisseur of Bad 1980s Ninja Films. The so-called Purple Ninjas…

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Genre: Action
Patty Hearst (1988)

Patty Hearst (1988)

Patty Hearst (1988)
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

The true story of a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970’s. Her time spent with her captors made her question herself and her way of…

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Genre: Drama
Primal Rage (1988)

Primal Rage (1988)

Primal Rage (1988)
IMDb: 5.4
91 min

A scientist at a Florida university inadvertently creates a “rage virus” while performing experiments intended to restore dead brain tissue in baboons. When a journalist for the college paper breaks…

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A Pup Named Scooby-Doo

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo
TMDb: 7.2
23 min

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is the eighth incarnation of the Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon Scooby-Doo. This spin-off of the original show was created by Tom Ruegger and premiered on September…

Status: Ended
Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Cinema Paradiso (1988)
IMDb: 8.5
155 min

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village’s theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater’s projectionist.

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Genre: Drama
The Ribald Tales of Canterbury (1985)

The Ribald Tales of Canterbury (1985)

The Ribald Tales of Canterbury (1985)
IMDb: 6.5
90 min

On their way to Canterbury, a group of noblemen and women play a game to see who can tell the best erotic story

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Zombie 3

Zombie 3

Zombie 3
IMDb: 4.9
84 min

When a terrorist’s body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island….

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Young Guns (1988)

Young Guns (1988)

Young Guns (1988)
IMDb: 6.9
107 min

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…

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Genre: Action, Western
Working Girl (1988)

Working Girl (1988)

Working Girl (1988)
IMDb: 6.8
113 min

Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
IMDb: 7.6
88 min

Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Without a Clue (1988)

Without a Clue (1988)

Without a Clue (1988)
IMDb: 7.0
107 min

Sherlock Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behind the operation. When Reginald Kincaid, the actor he has hired to play…

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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)
IMDb: 4.3
95 min

The deserted island hotel hides a dark and sinister secret. Hundreds of years ago a witch held sway there, dominating her coven and spreading an evil that has seeped deep…

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Genre: Horror
Willow (1988)

Willow (1988)

Willow (1988)
IMDb: 7.3
126 min

Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of…

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
IMDb: 7.7
104 min

‘Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are…

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White Ghost (1988)

White Ghost (1988)

White Ghost (1988)
IMDb: 4.5
90 min

July ’72. Vietnam. Lt. Steve Shepard missing in action. Presumed dead…15 years later he’s still there.

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Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Waxwork (1988)

Waxwork (1988)

Waxwork (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
95 min

Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil…

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Vice Versa (1988)

Vice Versa (1988)

Vice Versa (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
98 min

A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.

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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Vibes

Vibes

Vibes
IMDb: 5.7
99 min

Medium Sylvia Pickel and psychometrist Nick Deezy meet at a psychic research facility in New York. Not long after, they’re contacted by Harry Buscafusco, who offers them $50,000 to find…

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Two Moon Junction (1988)

Two Moon Junction (1988)

Two Moon Junction (1988)
IMDb: 5.1
104 min

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.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Twins (1988)

Twins (1988)

Twins (1988)
IMDb: 6.1
107 min

Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an accident and…

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)

Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)

Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
IMDb: 6.9
110 min

Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1945. Engineer Preston Tucker dreams of designing the car of future, but his innovative envision will be repeatedly sabotaged by his own unrealistic expectations and the Detroit automobile…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Trapped Alive (1988)

Trapped Alive (1988)

Trapped Alive (1988)
IMDb: 4.2
92 min

A sheriff’s deputy, some escaped prisoners and two young girls find themselves trapped in a mine shaft where a cannibalistic mutant is hunting them for food.

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Transformations (1988)

Transformations (1988)

Transformations (1988)
IMDb: 3.9
84 min

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…

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Track 29 (1988)

Track 29 (1988)

Track 29 (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
90 min

Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her long-lost son. Linda embraces Martin…

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Genre: Drama, Mystery
They Live (1988)

They Live (1988)

They Live (1988)
IMDb: 7.3
94 min

Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los…

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The Unnamable (1988)

The Unnamable (1988)

The Unnamable (1988)
IMDb: 4.9
87 min

Back in the 1800’s a lady gives birth to a monster. They decide that the baby is too ugly to name, therefore the monster is known as the “Unnamable”. The…

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Genre: Horror
The Unholy (1988)

The Unholy (1988)

The Unholy (1988)
IMDb: 5.0
102 min

A priest battles a demon that kills sinners in the act of sinning.

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Genre: Horror
The Undertaker (1988)

The Undertaker (1988)

The Undertaker (1988)
IMDb: 5.0
89 min

A deranged undertaker kills various people to keep as his friends in his seedy funeral home.

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Genre: Horror
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
IMDb: 6.5
98 min

A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest…

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Genre: Fantasy, Horror
The Presidio (1988)

The Presidio (1988)

The Presidio (1988)
IMDb: 6.0
97 min

Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a…

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The Phantom Empire

The Phantom Empire

The Phantom Empire
IMDb: 3.8
83 min

When a man-eating cave creature appears with a fortune in uncut diamonds around his neck, Dr. Chambers’ daughter Denae hires adventurers C & C Salvage to find the underground source…

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The Nest (1988)

The Nest (1988)

The Nest (1988)
IMDb: 5.3
89 min

Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.

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The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
IMDb: 6.7
92 min

In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy’s vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New…

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

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

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
IMDb: 7.6
85 min

When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
The Moderns (1988)

The Moderns (1988)

The Moderns (1988)
IMDb: 6.6
126 min

Nick Hart is a struggling American artist who lives amongst the expatriate community in 1920s Paris. He spends most of his time drinking and socializing in local café’s and pestering…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance