1988

S.O.S: Swedes at Sea
6.2

S.O.S: Swedes at Sea

Dec. 25, 1988

S.O.S: Swedes at Sea

The landlubber Stig-Helmer and his Norwegian friend Ole get on a barge by mistake. They arrive at an archipelago and have to spend Midsummer ...
The Accidental Tourist
6.8

The Accidental Tourist

After the death of his son, travel writer Macon Leary seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon’s wife is having similar problems. They ...
Hellbound: Hellraiser II
6.5

Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most ...
Fantozzi Retires
6.1

Fantozzi Retires

Dec. 22, 1988

Fantozzi Retires

After thirty years in the big corporation, Ugo Fantozzi retires. Suddenly, he needs things to do in everyday life and he tries a number of ...
Talk Radio
7.3

Talk Radio

Dec. 21, 1988

Talk Radio

A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.
Time of the Gypsies
8.3

Time of the Gypsies

Dec. 21, 1988

Time of the Gypsies

In this luminous tale set in the former Yugoslavia, Perhan, an engaging young Romany with telekinetic powers, is seduced by the quick-cash world ...
Beaches
7

Beaches

Dec. 21, 1988

Beaches

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Working Girl
6.8

Working Girl

Dec. 20, 1988

Working Girl

Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a ...
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
7.4

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can be the first to swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000.
Rain Man
8

Rain Man

Dec. 11, 1988

Rain Man

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt’s father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Hansel and Gretel
6.8

Hansel and Gretel

Dec. 10, 1988

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they ...
Twins
6.1

Twins

Dec. 09, 1988

Twins

Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic ...
My Stepmother is an Alien
5.4

My Stepmother is an Alien

Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. ...
Mississippi Burning
7.8

Mississippi Burning

Dec. 08, 1988

Mississippi Burning

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town ...
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
7.6

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

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

Tequila Sunrise

Dec. 02, 1988

Tequila Sunrise

In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, ...
Watchers
5.4

Watchers

Dec. 02, 1988

Watchers

A boy takes in a stray dog, later finding out that its an ultra-intelligent runaway from a genetic research lab. Unknow to him, the dog is being ...
Men Behind the Sun
6.1

Men Behind the Sun

Dec. 01, 1988

Men Behind the Sun

The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit ...
Treasure Island
8.4

Treasure Island

Dec. 01, 1988

Treasure Island

Young Jim Hawkins finds himself serving with pirate captain Long John Silver in search of a buccaneer’s treasure, in this animated ...
Itinerary of a Spoiled Child
7.2

Itinerary of a Spoiled Child

A foundling, raised in the circus, Sam Lion becomes a businessman after a trapeze accident. However, when he reaches fifty and becomes tired of ...
Pin
6.6

Pin

Nov. 25, 1988

Pin

A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). ...
They Live
7.3

They Live

Nov. 23, 1988

They Live

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 ...
Scrooged
7

Scrooged

Nov. 22, 1988

Scrooged

In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television ...
The Land Before Time
7.4

The Land Before Time

Nov. 18, 1988

The Land Before Time

An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can ...
High Spirits
5.8

High Spirits

Nov. 18, 1988

High Spirits

When Peter Plunkett’s Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the ...
Oliver & Company
6.7

Oliver & Company

Nov. 18, 1988

Oliver & Company

This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with ...
Cinema Paradiso
8.5

Cinema Paradiso

Nov. 17, 1988

Cinema Paradiso

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 ...