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A list of American films released in 1988.
Rain Man won the Academy Award for Best Picture.


















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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
'Gator Bait II: Cajun Justice Beverly Sebastion Jan Mackenzie, Jocelyn Boudreaux, Rocky Dugas, Keith Gros
1969 (film)
36 Fillette
'68 (film)
Above the Law (film)
The Accidental Tourist (film)
The Accused
Action Jackson
After Death
Alice (1988 film)
Alien Nation (film)
Alien from L.A.
American Gothic (film)
And God Created Woman (1988 film)
Anna Magdalena
Another Woman
Appointment With Death (film)
The Appointments of Dennis Jennings
Ariel (film)
Arthur 2: On the Rocks
As Tears Go By

1969 is a 1988 film starring Robert Downey Jr. ... DVD cover 36 Fillette is a French movie starring Delphine Zentout and Oliver Parniere, directed by Catherine Breillat. ... 68 is a film released in 1988 about a Hungarian family living in San Francisco in 1968. ... Above the Law (otherwise known as Nico in the majority of Europe) is a 1988 action film directed by Andrew Davis, probably best-known for being the film debut of Steven Seagal. ... The Accidental Tourist is an award winning 1988 movie by Lawrence Kasdan that was based on the novel of the same name by Anne Tyler Davis won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of dog trainer Muriel Pritchett. ... The Accused is a 1988 dramatic film starring Jodie Foster and Kelly McGillis, directed by Jonathan Kaplan. ... Action Jackson is a 1988 action film, starring Carl Weathers, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson, and Sharon Stone, directed by Craig R. Baxley. ... This article refers to the film, After Death. ... Alice is a 1988 surrealist film in Czech by Jan Svankmajer. ... Alien Nation is a 1988 science fiction movie written by Rockne S. OBannon and directed by Graham Baker. ... Alien From L.A. is a 1988 science fiction film that stars Kathy Ireland as a young woman who visits the underground civilization of Atlantis. ... American Gothic is a 1988 slasher film written by Burt Wetanson and Michael Vines and directed by John Hough. ... And God Created Woman is a 1988 film directed by Roger Vadim. ... Anna Magdalena (安娜瑪德蓮娜) is a 1998 Hong Kong film directed by Yee Chung Man. ... Another Woman is a 1988 Woody Allen film about an emotionally reticent woman. ... Appointment With Death is a 1988 crime film, directed by Michael Winner. ... This short film, directed by Dean Parisot and written by and starring Steven Wright, won the 1988 Academy Award for Live Action Short Film. ... Ariel is a Finnish 1988 film directed and written by Aki Kaurismäki. ... As Tears Go By (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; lit. ...

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Babette's Feast
Bad Dreams (film)
Bat*21
Beaches (film)
The Bear (film)
The Beast (1988 film)
Beetlejuice
The Bengali Night
Betrayed (1988 film)
Big
The Big Blue
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Big Business (1988 film) Big Top Pee-wee Biloxi Blues Bird (1988 film) Biwi Ho To Aisi Black Roses (film) The Blob (1988 film) Blood Orgy of the Leather Girls Bloodsport (film) Bloodstone (film) The Bourne Identity (1988 film) Braddock: Missing in Action III Brain Damage (film) Bravestarr: The Legend Bright Lights, Big City Bull Durham Bulletproof (1988 film) Buster (film) C C.H.U.D. II: Bud the C.H.U.D. Caddyshack II Camille Claudel (film) Cannibal Tours Care Bears Nutcracker Suite Babettes Feast (Danish: Babettes gæstebud) is an Academy Award winning 1987 Danish movie. ... Plot Spoiler warning: It is the mid-70s. ... Bat 21 DVD cover Bat*21 is a 1988 movie directed by Peter Markle, and adapted from his own book by William Charles Anderson. ... Beaches is a 1988 movie adapted by Mary Agnes Donoghue from the novel Beaches by Iris Rainer Dart. ... The Bear, known as LOurs in its original French release, is a film directed by acclaimed French director Jean-Jacques Annaud released theatrically in 1988. ... The Beast (aka The Beast of War) is a Columbia Pictures movie about a Soviet T-55 tank lost in Afghanistan during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1981. ... For the animated series based on the film, see Beetlejuice (TV series). ... The Bengali Night is a 1988 a semi-autobiographical film based upon the Mircea Eliade 1933 Romanian novel, Maitreyi, directed by Nicolas Klotz and starring the noted Indian actors Soumitra Chatterjee and Shabana Azmi (it also stars a young Hugh Grant). ... Betrayed is a 1988 film directed by Costa Gavras, written by Joe Eszterhas and starring Tom Berenger and Debra Winger. ... Big is a 1988 comedy film about a teenage boy who is aged to adulthood by a magical fortune-telling machine. ... 1988s The Big Blue (French: Le Grand Bleu) is the first English-language film made by French director Luc Besson. ... Image File history File links Trafficcones2. ... Shortcut: WP:CSD Current list: Category:Candidates for speedy deletion There are a few, limited, cases where admins can delete Wikipedia pages on sight. Non-admins can ask for an admin to delete such a page, either by listing it on speedy deletions, or by adding either a {{delete}} or...

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The Cat Who Walked by Herself Celia (film) Cellar Dweller Child's Play Chithram Chocolat (1988 film) Christabel (film) Christmas in Tattertown Clara's Heart Clean and Sober Clownhouse Cocktail (film) Cocoon: The Return Colors (film) Comic Book Confidential Coming to America Consuming Passions Cop (film) Crash Course The Crazy Companies II The Crazy Companies Crocodile Dundee II Crossing Delancey A Cry in the Dark D D.O.A. (1988 film) Da (film) Dadah Is Death Daffy Duck's Quackbusters Dance 'Til Dawn Dangerous Curves (film) Dangerous Liaisons Dayavan Dead Heat (1988 film) The Dead Next Door The Dead Pool Dead Ringers (film) Dead Solid Perfect Deadly Dreams Death Faces Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell The Decalogue The Decline of Western Civilization II Destroyer (film) Dharmathin Thalaivan Die Hard Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (film) Distant Thunder (1988 film) Distant Voices, Still Lives Dominick and Eugene Dorf and the First Games of Mount Olympus Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure The Dragon Family Dragons Forever The Drifter (1988 film) Drowning by Numbers E Earth Girls Are Easy Eight Men Out The Eighth Happiness Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (film) Elvis and Me Ernest Saves Christmas Everybody's All-American (film) F Feds Feeling from Mountain and Water The Firm (1988 film) A Fish Called Wanda Flesheater

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For Keeps? Frantic (film) The French as seen by... Fresh Horses Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood Fright Night II The Fruit Machine (film) G Garfield: His 9 Lives Georgia (1988 film) Ghosts... of the Civil Dead The Good Mother (1988 film) The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey Grave of the Fireflies The Great Escape II: The Untold Story The Great Outdoors (1988 film) The Green Inferno H Hairspray (1988 film) Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Hanussen (film) Hawks (film) Heartbreak Hotel (film) Hellbound: Hellraiser II Herbstmilch Hero Hiralal Hidden City High Hopes (film) High Spirits (film) Hobgoblins (film) Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers Homeboy (film) Hot to Trot Howling IV: The Original Nightmare Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie I I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Ika Hands The Incredible Hulk Returns The Inspector Wears Skirts The Interview Iron Eagle II It Came from Somewhere Else It Couldn't Happen Here (film) J Jack's Back Johnny Be Good Justin Case (film) K Kansas (film) Kenny (1988 film) Khaidi No.786 Khoon Bhari Maang Killer Klowns from Outer Space Killing Birds Kárhozat L La Amiga La Bailanta La Casa 3 La Casa 4 La Casa del sorriso Lady in White The Land Before Time The Last Temptation of Christ (film) Laura Lansing Slept Here Libaas License to Drive Life Is a Long Quiet River Light Years (film) The Little Devil Little Dorrit (film)


Little Nikita The Little Thief Little Vera Los Amores de Kafka M Mac and Me Macho Dancer Madame Sousatzka A Man for All Seasons (1988 film) The Man from Snowy River II Maniac Cop Marana Mrudangam Married to the Mob Mickey's 60th Birthday Midnight Run The Milagro Beanfield War Miles from Home Miracle Mile (film) Mississippi Burning The Moderns Monkey Shines Moon Over Parador Moonwalker Moving (film) The Murder of Mary Phagan My Best Friend Is a Vampire My Neighbor Totoro My Stepmother Is an Alien Mystic Pizza N The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey Negatives (film) Never Say Die (1988 film) The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking The Night Before (film) A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon Nightmare at Bittercreek A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Ninja Strike Force No Retreat, No Surrender 2 Nosferatu in Venice Not of This Earth (1957 film) O Off Limits Oliver & Company Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss Open from 18 to 24 Out of Time (1988 film) The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick P Paperhouse (film) Pascali's Island Pass the Ammo Patty Hearst (film) Permanent Record Phantasm II Picasso Trigger Piravi Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach Police Story 2 Poltergeist III Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw

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Powaqqatsi The Presidio (film) The Prince of Pennsylvania Prison (1988 film) Punchline (film) Purple People Eater (film) Pushpak Puss in Boots (1988 film) Q Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak R The Raggedy Rawney Rain Man Rambo III Rampage (film) Rattle and Hum Red Heat Red Hot Skate Rock Rent-A-Cop Rented Lips Return of the Killer Tomatoes Return of the Living Dead Part II Rikki and Pete Rocket Gibraltar Rudraveena Running on Empty (film) S SLaughterhouse II Salaam Bombay! Saturday the 14th Strikes Back Scarecrows (1988 film) School Daze Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf Scrooged The Serpent and the Rainbow The Seventh Sign Shadow Man (1988 film) Shahenshah (film) Shakedown (1988 film) She's Having a Baby Shoot to Kill (film) Short Circuit 2 A Short Film About Killing A Short Film About Love Shuto Kousoku Trial Side Streets Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers Slugs (film) Soorma Bhopali Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama Space Mutiny Spalding Gray: Terrors of Pleasure Spellbinder (1988 film) Spellcaster (film) Spike of Bensonhurst Splash, Too Stand and Deliver Stealing Home Stormy Monday Story of Women Storytelling Giant Summer of Aviya

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Swarna Kamalam Sweet Lies (film) Switching Channels T Tales from the Gimli Hospital Talk Radio (film) Tamacha Tapeheads A Taxing Woman 2 Tequila Sunrise (film) Tetsuo: The Iron Man Tezaab The Dirtwater Dynasty The Lair of the White Worm (film) They Live The Thin Blue Line (documentary) Three Against the World Tiger on Beat Time Is Money (DuckTales) A Time of Destiny (film) Time of the Gypsies Tin Toy Tokyo Pop Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller Too Good to Be True (film) Torch Song Trilogy Trinetrudu Le trio en si bémol Tucker: The Man and His Dream Tumbledown Twins (film) Two Moon Junction Two Women U The Unbearable Lightness of Being (film) The Understudy: Graveyard Shift II Urusei Yatsura movies V The Vanishing (1988 film) Vchera Veronico Cruz (film) A Very Brady Christmas Vibes Vice Versa Victim of the Brain Vijay (film) The Vision (TV Movie) W War Party (film) War and Remembrance Watchers (1988 film) Waxwork (1988 film) Who Framed Roger Rabbit Willow (film) Willy the Sparrow Witchcraft (1988 film) Without a Clue Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Working Girl A World Apart (film) Y Yamudiki Mogudu Young Einstein Young Guns


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