Entertainment

List of All Movies Released in 1988

List of all movies released in 1988, with film trailers when available. These movies of 1988 are listed alphabetically, but if you're looking for a particular film, you can search for it by using the Filter option below. This list includes some of the best movies of 1988, but since it's a list of all 1988 films there are also some bad movies on here as well. Additional information is also available for these 1988 movies, such as their directors, actors and taglines.

With movies ranging from Die Hard to Big, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

If you're wondering, "What movies came out in 1988?" or "What are the best 1988 films?" then this list will answer your questions.

This is a comprehensive list of movies that premiered in 1988, so the films you see here range from smaller indie pictures to giant blockbusters. If you're a big cinema buff, this list is a great way to find some more obscure films that you may not already know. {#nodes}
  • The Third Eye is a 1988 drama fantasy film directed by Orhan Oguz.
  • Mick "Crocodile" Dundee (Paul Hogan) is settling into his new Manhattan home when a South American drug dealer (Hechter Ubarry) abducts his girlfriend, Sue Charlton (Linda Kozlowski). The drug dealer ...more
  • '68 is a 1988 film directed by Steven Kovacs. The film follows a full year of a Hungarian family living in San Francisco in 1968.
  • 'Gator Bait II: Cajun Justice is a 1988 sequel to the 1974 thriller film 'Gator Bait, written, produced and directed by Beverly Sebastion and Ferd Sebastion. Largely ignored upon release, the film ...more
  • Following a car accident on his 81st birthday, ruthless businessman Jack Watson (George Burns) discovers that he's somehow switched bodies with his timid 18-year-old grandson, David (Charlie ...more
  • 1921 - Ayirathi Thollayirathi Irupathi Onnu is a 1988 Indian historical war drama film directed by I. V. Sasi, set during the Mappila Uprising of 1921. The film has a star-studded cast including ...more
  • Two rebellious youths, Ralph (Robert Downey Jr.) and Scott (Kiefer Sutherland), find themselves struggling with adulthood as the Vietnam War rages. Feeling trapped in their small town, Scott battles ...more
  • 36 Fillette is a 1988 French film starring Delphine Zentout and Oliver Parniere, directed by Catherine Breillat. It is the story of a sexually curious and rebellious 14-year-old who has an ...more
  • 46 Bis is a 1988 short film directed by Pascal Baes.
  • 555 is a 1988 horror film directed and produced by Wally Koz, and written by Roy Koz.
  • 976-EVIL is a 1988 horror film directed by Robert Englund. The film's title refers to the 976 telephone exchange, a now mostly defunct premium-rate telephone number system that was popular in the ...more
  • "Bed Among the Lentils" is a dramatic monologue written by Alan Bennett in 1987 for television, as part of his Talking Heads series for the BBC. The series became very popular, moving onto BBC Radio, ...more
  • A Bitter Message of Hopeless Grief is a 1988 short film directed by Jonathan Reiss.
  • A Broken Spine is a 1988 film written and directed by Daniel Landin and Kate Cragg.
  • A Change of Face is a 1988 film directed by Tracey Moffatt.
  • A Chaos of Flowers is a 1988 Japanese film directed by Kinji Fukasaku. The theme is movements of society and art in Taishō period from the viewpoint of Akiko Yosano.
  • Recent widower Guy Jones (Jeremy Irons) is transferred to a sleepy small town in Britain, where he decides to audition for an amateur production of "The Beggar's Opera." The director, Dafydd Ap ...more
  • A City Surrounded By the Mountains is a documentary by Mahmoud Shoolizadeh, and it introduces the social, cultural and geographical life of the people in Khansar, in the Isfahan province of Iran. In ...more
  • A Dangerous Life is a 1988 English-language Australian film about the final years of the Philippines under Ferdinand Marcos' rule, from the assassination of Benigno Aquino, Jr. in 1983 to the People ...more
  • A Father's Revenge is a 1988 thriller film written by Tom Schulman and Mel Frohman, and directed by John Herzfeld.
  • After a mental health hiatus, Martial (Daniel Auteuil) returns to his family business in Paris, where he's in line to inherit his mother's chain of stores. He is sent to Limoges, France, where he is ...more
  • A Film with No Name is a 1988 drama film written and directed by Srdjan Karanovic.
  • British gangster George Thomason (Tom Georgeson) and his hapless aide, Ken Pile (Michael Palin), draft a pair of arrogant Americans, grifter Wanda Gerschwitz (Jamie Lee Curtis) and weapons expert ...more