Tag: 1988

Sweet Hearts Dance (1988) 5.7

Sweet Hearts Dance (1988)

Wiley and Sandra have been happily married for years, but are now breaking up. Sam, Wiley's childhood friend, is starting to fall in love with a new teacher at the high school. As they try to adjust to these conflicting ...

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988) (TV) 7

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988) (TV)

A full-length adaptation, originally staged as a play, of the court-martial segment from the novel "The Caine Mutiny".::Albert Sanchez Moreno ...

Vampire in Venice (1988) 5.2

Vampire in Venice (1988)

A professor travels to Venice following the trail of the last known appearance of Nosferatu who was seen at a carnival. He learns through a seance that the vampire is seeking eternal death, and tries to put an end to its...

For Queen & Country (1988) 5.6

For Queen & Country (1988)

Reuben, having been discharged from the British military, returns to London after a tour of duty in Northern Ireland and the Falklands, where he was decorated as a war Hero. However, given his vocation to his country, he...

Strul (1988) 5.8

Strul (1988)

Conny is a chemistry teacher who is framed for drugpossesion. Unable to prove his innocence he ends up in prison. When he finds a secret exit some inmates "persuades" him to participate in a heist. Things become extremel...

Pulse (1988) 5.5

Pulse (1988)

An intelligent pulse of electricity is moving from house to house. It terrorizes the occupants by taking control of the appliances, either killing them or causing them to wreck the house in an effort to destroy it. Then ...

San ren shi jie (1988) 6.2
D.O.A. (1988) 6.2

D.O.A. (1988)

Dexter Cornell, an English Professor, becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of ...

The Brain (1988) 5.3

The Brain (1988)

Dr. Blake runs a TV show called "Independent Thinkers", which is sort of a Scientology-like self-help/religion program. But he's not making his audience think any more independently - with the help of an alien organism h...

Twice Dead (1988) 5.4

Twice Dead (1988)

The Cates family is thrilled to learn they have inherited the old mansion of the deranged stage actor, Tyler Walker. They arrive to discover that the mansion has turned into a playground for a local street gang. But the ...

Distant Thunder (1988) 5.8

Distant Thunder (1988)

A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself unprepared for the changes tha...

En toute innocence (1988) 6.3

En toute innocence (1988)

Paul Duchene, owner of a thriving enterprise, works with his son Thomas and his wife Catherine. Drama begins when Paul unexpectedly catch his daughter-in-law sleeping with one of his son's colleagues....

A Little Monastery in Tuscany (1988) 7

A Little Monastery in Tuscany (1988)

The contrast between the daily lives of five french Augustinian monks in the monastery Castelnuovo dell'Abate and the life in the village of Montalcino....

Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988) 4.9

Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)

Colonel James Braddock has a Vietnamese wife who was supposed to leave Vietnam with him when they evacuate. But she loses her papers and wasn't allowed in the embassy. Braddock went looking for her and her friend took th...

Crusoe (1988) 6.2

Crusoe (1988)

Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.::Mattias Thuresson ...

The Truth (1988) 6.9

The Truth (1988)

Orphaned lawyer Lau Chi Pang discovers his birth mother is a drug addict and accused of murdering a bad cop....

Miracle Mile (1988) 7

Miracle Mile (1988)

A young man meets and falls in love with a young woman at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. This area is known as Miracle Mile, and the whole movie takes place there. They make a date, which he misses, and while he is...

Shoot to Kill (1988) 6.8

Shoot to Kill (1988)

Sidney Poitier returned to the big screen in this action-thriller, after a decade-long absence. When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin (Poit...

Grandmother’s House (1988) 5.3

Grandmother’s House (1988)

When their father dies, Lynn and her younger brother David have to move in with their grandparents. Their mother died already when they were young, so they were told. One morning a dead man is found near their new home. ...

Phantasm II (1988) 6.5

Phantasm II (1988)

Mike is released from psychiatry, when he agrees with the doctors that the terrible happenings in his past were just in his imagination. But once he's free, he contacts Redge and they team up to hunt down and eliminate t...

Getting Blue in Color (1988) 5.4

Getting Blue in Color (1988)

A man works at a bank. He is the son of a yakuza thug. One day his father's gang fights another group of thugs and the son steps in and helps. The son's high school class-mate is also the son of a yakuza member. This man...

The Phantom Empire (1988) (V) 3.9

The Phantom Empire (1988) (V)

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 of the gems. Accompanied by archeaolog...

Those Swell Yakuza (1988) 6.1
Bird (1988) 7.2

Bird (1988)

Saxophone player Charlie "Bird" Parker (Forest Whitaker) comes to New York City in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict, but his loving wife Chan (Diane Venora) tries to...

Man Behind the Sun (1988) 6.1

Man Behind the Sun (1988)

Story of a Japanese terror camp in the end of WW2, where the Japanese are using the Chinese as guinea pigs in terrible experiments to develop deadly bacterial-plagues....

Sound and Fury (1988) 7.4

Sound and Fury (1988)

This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family, but since the death of his grandmother he spends most of his time alone, in a phantasy world, while his mother is...

The Carrier (1988) 5.7

The Carrier (1988)

The main character is stricken with a horrible disease, but it doesn't affect him. It spreads to every inamimate object that he touches, and then if another person touches the object, they are dissolved into it. No one k...

Working Girl (1988) 6.8

Working Girl (1988)

Tess McGill is a frustrated secretary, struggling to forge ahead in the world of big business in New York. She gets her chance when her boss breaks her leg on a skiing holiday. McGill takes advantage of her absence to pu...

Landscape in the Mist (1988) 8

Landscape in the Mist (1988)

Road movie about two children (Voula and Alexandre) searching for their father who is supposed to live in Germany. Their obsession for this father figure will take them to the boundaries between childhood and adolescence...

Chilsu and Mansu (1988) 6.8

Chilsu and Mansu (1988)

A painter quits his job and looks to an old acquaintance for work and a place to stay.::Anonymous-733...

The Discarnates (1988) 7

The Discarnates (1988)

Harada is a successful scenario writer, and his best buddy has just announced an intention to propose to Harada's ex-wife. Recovering from the shock, Harada indulges in melancholy, mainly on his failure as a husband and ...

City War (1988) 6.5

City War (1988)

Detectives Dick Lee (Chow Yun Fat) and Ken Chow (Ti Lung) have different ethics and ways of working but after a tense confrontation with a major Triad boss, they must put aside their differences and hunt him down before ...

A Short Film About Love (1988) 8.2

A Short Film About Love (1988)

19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her ...

Camille Claudel (1988) 7.3

Camille Claudel (1988)

Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and for Rodin. She ...

FleshEater (1988) 4.8

FleshEater (1988)

A group of teenagers, taking a nocturnal hayride come across the grave of a man. Little did they know that this deceased man is a zombie. One by one, the actual living are falling victim and becoming zombies. Eventually ...

Zerograd (1988) 7.5

Zerograd (1988)

An engineer in charge of the production line of a factory in Moscow is sent to a small town to try to specify the distributor the new dimensions of a mechanic part they need. But in this town everybody seems to be crazy ...

Clara’s Heart (1988) 6.3

Clara’s Heart (1988)

David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening...

Don’t Panic (1988) 5

Don’t Panic (1988)

On his seventeenth birthday, Michael is given a present of a Ouija board by Tony his best friend. At a session, Tony using a medium known to him only as "Virgil", unwittingly unlocks the evil forces of the board. Soon th...

Big (1988) 7.3

Big (1988)

Josh Baskin would do anything to be big to hang out with his crush at the carnival. He finds a Zoltar machine, and he wishes to be big. After Zoltar tells him, "his wish is granted", Josh notices the machine is unplugged...

Short Circuit 2 (1988) 5.8

Short Circuit 2 (1988)

When Number Five is sent from Newton and Stephanie's ranch to the big city to help Ben with his electronics business, he finds that his robotic talents are wanted by city low-life who want to turn Number Five into profit...