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Coming to America (1988)

Coming to America (1988)

Coming to America (1988)
IMDb: 7.0
116 min

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
School Daze (1988)

School Daze (1988)

School Daze (1988)
IMDb: 6.0
121 min

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Die Hard (1988)

Die Hard (1988)

Die Hard (1988)
IMDb: 8.2
132 min

NYPD cop John McClane’s plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken…

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Genre: Action, Thriller
Akira (1988)

Akira (1988)

Akira (1988)
IMDb: 8.1
124 min

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.

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Critters 2 (1988)

Critters 2 (1988)

Critters 2 (1988)
IMDb: 5.5
86 min

A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover’s Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again.

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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
IMDb: 8.5
89 min

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a…

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Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Police Story 2 (1988)

Police Story 2 (1988)

Police Story 2 (1988)
IMDb: 7.1
101 min

The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.

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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
100 min

After her father’s ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence…

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Cop (1988)

Cop (1988)

Cop (1988)
IMDb: 6.4
110 min

An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.

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Poltergeist III (1988)

Poltergeist III (1988)

Poltergeist III (1988)
IMDb: 4.6
98 min

Carol Anne has been sent to live with her Aunt and Uncle in an effort to hide her from the clutches of the ghostly Reverend Kane, but he tracks her…

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
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

Preston Tucker is a dynamic engineer and an enthusiastic showman who envisions the car of the future. However, his dream of making his car become reality is repeatedly hampered by…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
A Cry in the Dark (1988)

A Cry in the Dark (1988)

A Cry in the Dark (1988)
IMDb: 6.9
120 min

Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)

Crocodile Dundee II (1988)

Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
IMDb: 5.6
108 min

Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who’ve followed her down under.

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Zombie 3 (1988)

Zombie 3 (1988)

Zombie 3 (1988)
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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Paperhouse (1988)

Paperhouse (1988)

Paperhouse (1988)
IMDb: 6.8
92 min

Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled…

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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Headhunter (1988)

Headhunter (1988)

Headhunter (1988)
IMDb: 4.0
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
Scrooged (1988)

Scrooged (1988)

Scrooged (1988)
IMDb: 7.0
101 min

In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Funny Farm (1988)

Funny Farm (1988)

Funny Farm (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
101 min

Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion. Of…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
IMDb: 5.6
95 min

When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters….

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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, Romance
Maniac Cop (1988)

Maniac Cop (1988)

Maniac Cop (1988)
IMDb: 6.0
85 min

In New York, people are slain and strangled to death brutally on the open street. All witnesses agree that the murderer was in a cop’s uniform. Soon the police searches…

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The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)

The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)

The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)
IMDb: 7.2
128 min

La leggenda del santo bevitore (literally “The legend of the holy drinker”) is a 1988 Italian film directed by Ermanno Olmi. It tells the story of a drunken homeless man…

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Genre: Drama
Ghosthouse (1988)

Ghosthouse (1988)

Ghosthouse (1988)
IMDb: 4.9
95 min

A group of unlikely companions receive a radio call leading to a deserted house with a grisly past. After exploring the house, the group makes the foolish decision to split…

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Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)
IMDb: 4.1
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
The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)
IMDb: 6.9
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…

Switching Channels (1988)

Switching Channels (1988)

Switching Channels (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
105 min

A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Last Rites (1988)

Last Rites (1988)

Last Rites (1988)
IMDb: 5.2
103 min

After witnessing her lover being murdered by his jealous wife, Angela seeks refuge in a church where she encounters a young priest named Michael, who gives her sanctuary. But the…

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Emerald City (1988)

Emerald City (1988)

Emerald City (1988)
IMDb: 5.5
92 min

A comedy of life’s temptations – lust, greed and power. The city in question is Sydney and the colour green signifies greed and envy in David Williamsons amusing satire on…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Beach Balls (1988)

Beach Balls (1988)

Beach Balls (1988)
IMDb: 4.6
77 min

Charlie Harrison dreams of being a rock star and, with the help of friends and a gang of local toughs, he arranges a concert in his house for a big…

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Genre: Comedy
Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
IMDb: 7.5
84 min

The second film in Terence Davies’s autobiographical series (along with “Trilogy” and “The Long Day Closes”) is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based…

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Genre: Drama
Spellbinder (1988)

Spellbinder (1988)

Spellbinder (1988)
IMDb: 5.8
99 min

When Jeff and his friend rescue a young beautiful woman (Kelly Preston) from an apparently abusive boyfriend, the trouble starts. Jeff unknowing becomes involved with Miranda (Kelly) and the web…

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Casual Sex? (1988)

Casual Sex? (1988)

Casual Sex? (1988)
IMDb: 4.9
97 min

Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they can’t find the…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Doom Asylum (1988)

Doom Asylum (1988)

Doom Asylum (1988)
IMDb: 4.5
77 min

A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum.

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Painted Faces (1988)

Painted Faces (1988)

Painted Faces (1988)
IMDb: 7.1
112 min

The story of Peking Opera School, its teacher Master Yu and his students.

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Genre: Drama