Tag: 1988

Powaqqatsi (1988) 7.3

Powaqqatsi (1988)

Storyline:An exploration of technologically developing nations and the effect the transition to Western-style modernization has had on them.User Reviews: The imaginative slow-motion documentary without any line,sequence,...

Everybody’s All-American (1988) 6.2

Everybody’s All-American (1988)

Storyline:Louisiana football star Gavin Grey had it all. He was an All-American champion who married his high-school sweetheart, homecoming queen Babs Rogers, and who was a hero to his hometown. Yet after a failed profes...

She’s Having a Baby (1988) 5.9

She’s Having a Baby (1988)

Storyline:Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents cer...

Fright Night Part 2 (1988) 5.9

Fright Night Part 2 (1988)

Storyline:Charley Brewster, the impressionable teenager, reluctantly comes to terms with the freakishly improbable events that scarred his adolescence, convincing himself that the undead creatures of the night were only ...

Hairspray (1988) 7

Hairspray (1988)

Storyline:'Pleasantly Plump' teenager Tracy Turnblad achieves her dream of becoming a regular on the Corny Collins Dance Show. Now a teen hero, she starts using her fame to speak out for the causes she believes in, most ...

The Eighth Happiness (1988) 6.4

The Eighth Happiness (1988)

Storyline:Three brothers try to make ends meet when they concoct plans to be one big family of eight. Cooking expert Mr. Fong goes through high and low to court Opera performer Wu Hsiu-Fang, Gigolo wanna-be "Handsome" Lu...

The Needle (1988) 7.3

The Needle (1988)

Storyline:Moro returns to Alma Ata to collect money owed to him. While waiting out an unexpected delay, he visits his former girlfriend Dina, and discovers she has become a morphine addict. He decides to help her kick th...

Heart of a Dog (TV Movie 1988) 8.8

Heart of a Dog (TV Movie 1988)

Storyline:Old Prof. Preobrazhensky and his young colleague Dr. Bormental inserted the human's hypophysis into a dog's brain. Couple of weeks later the dog became "human looking". The main question is "Is anybody who is l...

The Unholy (1988) 4.9

The Unholy (1988)

Storyline:In New Orleans, a series of horrific murders of priests are occurring around the city's Catholic churches. The diocese calls in Father Michael (Cross) to fight the powerful demon, known as Daesidarius, or The U...

Party Line (1988) 5

Party Line (1988)

Storyline:A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.User Reviews: People call a 976 &quo...

Ninja Operation 7: Royal Warriors (1988) 4.3

Ninja Operation 7: Royal Warriors (1988)

Storyline:User Reviews: Like many of Godfrey Ho's other ninja films (like my favorite, Bionic Ninja), Hands of Death does not disappoint the connoisseur of Bad 1980s Ninja Films. The so-called Purple Ninjas are actually...

A Fish Called Wanda (1988) 7.6

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

Storyline:In London, George Thomason, his seductive American girlfriend Wanda Gershwitz, and their associate Ken Pile are planning their latest crime, a diamond heist that should net them £13 million. They plan on leavin...

In the Aftermath (1988) 5.2

In the Aftermath (1988)

Storyline:On a post-apocalyptic Earth, an angel descends to help the survivors.User Reviews: Most who're interested in this film have interest because it contains images from Oshii's surreal masterpiece "Tenshi no T...

Cocoon: The Return (1988) 5.4

Cocoon: The Return (1988)

Storyline:Art, Ben and Joe are back! So are their wives and good friend Bernie in their first adventure since their last! Five years since the senior citizens blasted off into space with the Antareans return to earth bec...

Nightmare Sisters (1988) 5.3

Nightmare Sisters (1988)

Storyline:Melody, Marci, and Mickey are three geeky college girls who can't get a date. One night, they invite some geeky college guys over and have a seance that results in the girls becoming possessed and turning into ...

License to Drive (1988) 6.3

License to Drive (1988)

Storyline:Les doesn't have a driving license yet, but to impress his gorgeous date Mercedes he borrows his grandpa's Cadillac for a night out... and has to witness the poor car going through more and more intense maltrea...

Poltergeist III (1988) 4.6

Poltergeist III (1988)

Storyline: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 down and terrorises her in her relatives' appartment in a tall...

Big Top Pee-wee (1988) 5

Big Top Pee-wee (1988)

Storyline:In the sequel to "Pee Wee's Big Adventure", Pee-Wee Herman has had enough with the fame and constant media attention he received after the events of the first movie, so he's now a simple farmer living quietly i...

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) 7.7

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Storyline:'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found...

The Commander (1988) 5.2

The Commander (1988)

Storyline:A Major leads a group of mercenaries whose mission is to protect a disc full of secrets, located in South Asia.User Reviews: Average Euro-styled jungle action flick is the third of the trio that was borne of th...

Messenger of Death (1988) 5.6

Messenger of Death (1988)

Storyline:Wifes and children of the Mormon Orville Beecham become victims of a massacre in his own house. The police believes the crime had a religious motive. Orville doesn't give any comment on the case, is taken into ...

My Neighbor Totoro (1988) 8.2

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Storyline:Two young girls, 10-year-old Satsuki and her 4-year-old sister Mei, move into a house in the country with their father to be closer to their hospitalized mother. Satsuki and Mei discover that the nearby forest ...

The Moderns (1988) 6.7

The Moderns (1988)

Storyline:Nick Hart is a struggling American artist who lives amongst the expatriate community in 1920s Paris. He spends most of his time drinking and socializing in local cafés and pestering gallery owner Libby Valentin...

Red Scorpion (1988) 5.1

Red Scorpion (1988)

Storyline:Hesitating in the moment he is about to kill the rebel leader, Nikolai fails and is captured. Rather than being killed outright, he is forced to undergo a shamanic initiation ritual. The ingestion of the poison...