1988

Follow along as I watch and review every single movie from the 1980s!

Below you will find an alphabetical list of every movie released in the ninth year of the most iconized — and pedestalized — decades in the history of film, 1988.

Check back for links to individualized reviews as time marches on.

 

Above the Law

Absolution

Accidental Tourist, The

Accused, The

Action Jackson

After School

After the Rain

Alamo: The Price of Freedom

Alice

Alien From L.A.

Alien Nation

Aloha Summer

American Gothic

Amerika: Terra Incognita

Amsterdamned

And God Created Woman

Angele (1934)

Anguish

Another Woman

Appointment With Death

Apprentice to Murder

Aria

Around the World in 80 Ways

Art Blakely: The Jazz Messenger

Arthur 2: On the Rocks

Assault of the Killer Bimbos

Au Revoir, Les Enfants

Austeria

Babette’s Feast

Bad Dreams

Bagdad Café

Bandits

Bat*21

Beaches

Beast, The

Beat, The

Beatrice

Beavers

Beethoven’s Nephew

Beetlejuice

Beirut: The Last Home Movie

Bellman and True

Betrayed

Big

Big Blue, The

Big Business

Big Girl

Big Time

Big Top Pee-wee

Biggles: Adventures in Time

Biloxi Blues

Bird

Black Eagle

Blob, The

Blood Kick: Kung Fu of the Five Hand Ninja

Bloodsport

Blue Iguana, The

Blue Planet

Blueberry Hill

Boost, The

Border Radio

Born to Race

Boxer and Death, The

Boyfriends and Girlfriends

Braddock: Missing in Action III

Brain Damage

BraveStarr: The Movie

Bright Lights, Big City

Brightness

Bull Durham

Bulletproof

Burglar, The

Burning Secret

Business as Usual

Buster

Caddyshack II

Call Me

Call Me Madame

Calling the Shots

Candy Mountain

Cane Toads

Casual Sex?

Caught

Cheerleader Camp

Child’s Play

Chinese Ghost Story, A

Chocolate War, The

Clara’s Heart

Clean and Sober

Cocktail

Cocoon: The Return

Color of Destiny, The

Colors

Coming to America

Commissar (1967)

Computer Animation Show, The

Consuming Passions

Cop

Couch Trip, The

Courier, The

Coverup: Behind the Iran-Contra Affair

Crime Zone

Critters 2: The Main Course

Crocodile Dundee II

Crossing Delancey

Crows

Cry in the Dark, A

Crystalstone

D.O.A.

Da

Daddy’s Boys

Daffy Duck’s Quackbusters

Dakota

Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Love

Dark Habits

Dark Night

Dead Heat

Dead Pool, The

Dead Ringers

Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam

Death Blow

Debajo del Mundo (Under the Earth)

Deceivers, The

Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years, The

Defense Play

Die Hard

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Distant Harmony

Distant Thunder

Doc’s Kingdom

Doin’ Time on Planet Earth

Dominick & Eugene

Dragon Chew

Dressmaker, The

Drifter, The

Dudes

Eat the Rich

Eight Men Out

18 Again

El Sur (South)

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

Ernest Saves Christmas

Escape to Ski

Eurythmics Live

Everybody’s All-American

Evil Laugh

Family Viewing

Family, The

Far North

Fear

Feds

Film Actress

Fire From the Mountain

Fish Called Wanda, A

Five Corners

For Keeps

Forgotten Tune For the Flute, A

Frankenstein General Hospital

Frantic

Freeway

Fresh Horses

Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

Friendship’s Death

Full Moon in Blue Water

Funny Farm

Further Adventures of Tennessee Buck, The

Galactic Gigolo

Gangs

Genesis

Ghost Town

Girl From Hunan

Going Bananas

Going Undercover

Gold Diggers, The

Gonza the Spearman

Good Mother, The

Gor

Gorillas in the Mist

Great Outdoors, The

Ground Zero

Guys Who Never Learn II

Hail Hazana

Hairspray

Half of Heaven

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Handful of Dust, A

Hanna’s War

Haunted Summer

Heartbreak Hotel

Hell Comes to Frogtown

Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Hero and the Terror

High Season

High Spirits

History

Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers

Home Remedy

Hope and Pain

Hot to Trot

Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie

House of Bernarda Alba, The

House on Carroll Street, The

Hoxsey

Hungry Feeling, A

I Don’t Give a Damn

I Hate Actors

Illegally Yours

Imagine: John Lennon

In a Shallow Grave

In Crowd, The

In Dangerous Company

Into the Fire

Invisible Kid, The

Iron Eagle II

It Couldn’t Happen Here

It Takes Two

Jack’s Back

John Huston and the Dubliners

Johnny Be Good

Judgment in Berlin

Julia and Julia

Jumping Night in the Garden of Eden, A

Kansas

Killer Klowns From Outer Space

Killing Affair, A

King Lear

Kiss Daddy Goodnight

Kiss, The

Kitchen Toto, The

Lady Camellia

Lady in White

Lair of the White Worm, The

Land Before Time, The

Land of Faraway, The

Land of Promise

Last Emperor: Aixin Jue Luo, Puyi’s Later Life

Last Minute, The

Last Rites

Last Temptation of Christ, The

Late Summer Blues

Lawless Land, The

Le Caviar Rouge

Le Grand Chemin (The Grand Highway)

Levy and Goliath

License to Drive

Life is a Dream

Light Years

Lighthorsemen, The

Little Dorrit

Little Nikita

Lone Runner

Lonely Woman Wishes to Get Acquainted, A

Loose Connections

Loose Ends

Love at Stake

Love Child, The

Love Suicides at Sonezaki

Lucky Stiff

Lurkers

Lust for Freedom

Mac and Me

Madame Sousatzka

Mala Noche

Mama Turns 100

Mammane

Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, The

Manchurian Candidate, The (1962)

Maniac Cop

Married to the Mob

Masquerade

Mass Is Ended, The

Matador, The

Melo

Memories of Me

Mercenary Fighters

Messenger of Death

Midnight Crossing

Midnight Run

Milagro Beanfield War, The

Miles From Home

Misfit Brigade, The

Missing Link

Mississippi Burning

Moderns, The

Mondo New York

Monkey Shines

Month in the Country, A

Moon Over Parador

Mortuary Academy

Moving

Mr. North

Murder One

Murphy’s Fault

My Best Friend Is a Vampire

My Stepmother is an Alien

Mystic Pizza

Nadia

Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The

Nest, The

New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking, The

New Life, A

Night Before, The

Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon, A

Night of the Demons

Night Wars

Night Zoo

Nightfall

Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, A

1969

Ninja: Grand Masters of Death

Nobody Listened

Not of This Earth

Off Limits

Oliver & Company

Oracion

Outrageous Animation

Paramedics

Party Line

Pascali’s Island

Pass the Ammo

Patti Rocks

Patty Hearst

Pelle the Conquerer

Penitent, The

Perfect Match

Permanent Record

Phantasm II

Picasso Trigger

Plain Clothes

Platoon Leader

Playing Away

Pointsman, The

Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach

Poltergeist III

Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw

Powaqqatsi

Presidio, The

Prince of Pennsylvania, The

Prison

Promised Land

Pulse

Punchline

Purple People Eater

Rain Man

Rambo III

Record, The

Red Heat

Red Sorghum

Rejuvenator, The

Reno’s Kids: 87 Days + 11

Rent-a-Cop

Rented Lips

Rescue, The

Retribution

Return of the Killer Tomatoes

Return of the Living Dead Part II

Return to Snowy River

Riders of the Storm

Rikky and Pete

Rocket Gibralter

Running on Empty

Salaam Bombay!

Salome’s Last Dance

Salsa

Satisfaction

Saturday Night at the Palace

Saturday the 14th Strikes Back

Scarecrows

Scavengers

School Daze

Scooter in Palm Beach

Screwball Hotel

Scrooged

Serpent and the Rainbow, The

Seven Hours to Judgment

Seventh Sign, The

Shakedown

Shame

Shattered Dreams

She’s Having a Baby

Shiro and Marilyn

Shoot to Kill

Short Circuit 2

Sierra Leone

Singing the Blues in Red

Sister Sister

Sisterhood, The

‘68

Slaughterhouse Rock

Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers

Slime City

Slipping Into Darkness

Slugs

Someone to Love

Sorceress

Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-o-rama

South of Reno

Spellbinder

Spike of Bensonhurst

Split Decisions

Spookies

Stand and Deliver

Star Slammer: The Escape

Starlight Hotel

Stars & Bars

Stealing Home

Steamroller and the Violin, The (1961)

Sticky Fingers

Stormy Monday

Subway to the Stars

Suicide Club, The

Summer Story, A

Sunset

Supergrass, The

Sweet Hearts Dance

Switching Channels

Taffin

Talk Radio

Tapeheads

Taxing Woman, A

Telephone, The

Tequila Sunrise

Testimony

That’s My Baby!

They Live

Thin Blue Line, The

Things Change

’38: Vienna Before the Fall

Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will Be Done

Tiger Warsaw

Tiger’s Tale, A

Time of Destiny, A

Time to Remember, A

Tokyo Olympiad

Tokyo Pop

Tora-San Plays Daddy

Torch Song Trilogy

Tougher Than Leather

Track 29

Trading Hearts

Traffic Jam

Travelling North

Treasure of the Moon Goddess

Tree We Hurt, The

Troma’s War

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

Twice Dead

Twins

Twisted Nightmare

21st International Tournee of Animation, The

Two Lives of Mattia Pascal, The

Two Moon Junction

U2: Rattle and Hum

Unbearable Lightness of Being, The

Unholy, The

Vibes

Vice Versa

Vicious!

Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh

Violence at Noon

Wash, The

Watchers

Waxwork

We the Living

We Think the World of You

Wedding in Galilee

Welcome in Vienna

When the Wind Blows

Where Spring Comes Late

White Mischief

White of the Eye

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Whoops Apocalypse

Willow

Wings of Desire

Winter Tan, A

Without a Clue

Wizard of Loneliness, The

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Working Girl

World Apart, A

World Gone Wild

Wrong Guys, The

Year My Voice Broke, The

You Can’t Hurry Love

Young Guns

Zelly & Me

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