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Memorial Valley Massacre (1988)

Memorial Valley Massacre (1988)

Memorial Valley Massacre (1988)
IMDb: 4.0
93 min

Campers on a holiday are terrorized by an axe-wielding maniac.

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
FleshEater: Revenge of the Living Dead (1988)

FleshEater: Revenge of the Living Dead (1988)

FleshEater: Revenge of the Living Dead (1988)
IMDb: 4.8
88 min

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...

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Genre: Horror
Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)

Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)

Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)
IMDb: 6.6
80 min

Goose leaves the gang life behind after pleas from his girlfriend. But it isn’t long before he’s pulled back into the world of violence.

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Some Girls (1988)

Some Girls (1988)

Some Girls (1988)
IMDb: 5.8
94 min

While on Christmas break, college student Michael journeys to Quebec City to spend time with his attractive girlfriend, Gabriella. Not long after he arrives, Gabriella breaks up with him, but...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Paperhouse (1988)

Paperhouse (1988)

Paperhouse (1988)
IMDb: 6.7
92 min

A young girl lost in the loneliness and boredom of reality finds solace in an ill boy, whom she can visit in a surreal dream world that she drew in...

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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The Needle (1988)

The Needle (1988)

The Needle (1988)
IMDb: 7.1
77 min

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....

Criminal Law (1988)

Criminal Law (1988)

Criminal Law (1988)
IMDb: 5.7
117 min

A rising young attorney successfully defends a man accused of murder, only to have the same type of murder then happen again. Right away the previously defended man hires the...

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Young Einstein (1988)

Young Einstein (1988)

Young Einstein (1988)
IMDb: 5.2
91 min

Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to...

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Zombie 3 (1988)

Zombie 3 (1988)

Zombie 3 (1988)
IMDb: 4.9
95 min

When a terrorist’s body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island....

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A World Apart (1988)

A World Apart (1988)

A World Apart (1988)
IMDb: 6.9
113 min

A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what’s happening around her...

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Genre: Drama
As Tears Go By (1988)

As Tears Go By (1988)

As Tears Go By (1988)
IMDb: 7.0
102 min

Two parallel stories of Wah caught in the mist of a love affair with his beloved cousin, Ngor, and his relationship with his triad brother, Fly, who seems to never...

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Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)
IMDb: 4.3
95 min

The deserted island hotel hides a dark and sinister secret. Hundreds of years ago a witch held sway there, dominating her coven and spreading an evil that has seeped deep...

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Genre: Horror
Watchers (1988)

Watchers (1988)

Watchers (1988)
IMDb: 5.4
91 min

A boy takes in a stray dog, later finding out that its an ultra-intelligent runaway from a genetic research lab. Unknow to him, the dog is being stalked by another...

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Waxwork (1988)

Waxwork (1988)

Waxwork (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
95 min

Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil...

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Life Is a Long Quiet River (1988)

Life Is a Long Quiet River (1988)

Life Is a Long Quiet River (1988)
IMDb: 6.9
90 min

Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful...

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Genre: Comedy
Vice Versa (1988)

Vice Versa (1988)

Vice Versa (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
98 min

A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.

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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Vibes (1988)

Vibes (1988)

Vibes (1988)
IMDb: 5.7
99 min

Medium Sylvia Pickel and psychometrist Nick Deezy meet at a psychic research facility in New York. Not long after, they’re contacted by Harry Buscafusco, who offers them $50,000 to find...

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The Unnamable (1988)

The Unnamable (1988)

The Unnamable (1988)
IMDb: 4.9
87 min

Skeptical students from Miskatonic University decide to spend the night in the Winthrop house, a spot widely believed to have been haunted for the past 300 years, ever since Joshua...

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Genre: Horror
Story of Women (1988)

Story of Women (1988)

Story of Women (1988)
IMDb: 7.5
108 min

France, World War II. In order to somehow make ends meet, the mother of two children, Marie Latour, does underground abortions and rents a room to a familiar prostitute. She...

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Genre: Drama
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
IMDb: 7.7
120 min

A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker’s search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tapeheads (1988)

Tapeheads (1988)

Tapeheads (1988)
IMDb: 5.7
93 min

The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They...

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Stormy Monday (1988)

Stormy Monday (1988)

Stormy Monday (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
93 min

When a corrupt American businessman tries to strong arm his way into businesses in Newcastle, England, he is thwarted by a club attendant and his waitress girlfriend.

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Genre: Thriller
Stealing Home (1988)

Stealing Home (1988)

Stealing Home (1988)
IMDb: 6.7
98 min

Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
School Daze (1988)

School Daze (1988)

School Daze (1988)
IMDb: 6.0
121 min

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Satisfaction (1988)

Satisfaction (1988)

Satisfaction (1988)
IMDb: 4.9
92 min

When a young rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it’s an opportunity to see what life is all about! Fresh out of high school,...

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Genre: Comedy, Music
Salsa (1988)

Salsa (1988)

Salsa (1988)
IMDb: 4.9
98 min

Fatherless barrio Puerto Rican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of...

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Genre: Music, Romance
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)

Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)

Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
IMDb: 5.2
98 min

Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.

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Pulse (1988)

Pulse (1988)

Pulse (1988)
IMDb: 5.4
95 min

An intelligent pulse of electricity moves from house to thouse, terrorizing occupants through their own appliances. Having already destroyed one household in a quiet neighborhood, the pulse finds itself in...

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Punchline (1988)

Punchline (1988)

Punchline (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
123 min

Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who’s always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)

The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)

The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
IMDb: 5.6
87 min

Set in a remote Pennsylvania coal-mining town, this off-beat comedy follows the relationship between Carla, a hippie woman, and Rupert, a young punk rocker who feels like a pariah. Hoping...

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Platoon Leader (1988)

Platoon Leader (1988)

Platoon Leader (1988)
IMDb: 5.4
97 min

West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara’s tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the...

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Genre: DramaWar
Permanent Record (1988)

Permanent Record (1988)

Permanent Record (1988)
IMDb: 6.4
92 min

David Sinclair seems to have everything going for him: he’s smart, musically talented, and very successful. To top off his senior year in high school, his band is trying to...

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Genre: Drama
Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Cinema Paradiso (1988)
IMDb: 8.5
124 min

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village’s theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater’s projectionist.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Patty Hearst (1988)

Patty Hearst (1988)

Patty Hearst (1988)
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

The true story of a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970’s. Her time spent with her captors made her question herself and her way of...

Genre: Drama
The Night Before (1988)

The Night Before (1988)

The Night Before (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
85 min

The Night Before is a 1988 film starring Keanu Reeves and Lori Loughlin. Reeves plays Winston Connelly, the so-called high school nerd and vice president of the Astronomy club. Loughlin...

Genre: Comedy
Alice (1988)

Alice (1988)

Alice (1988)
IMDb: 7.5
86 min

A quiet young English girl named Alice finds herself in an alternate version of her own reality after chasing a white rabbit. She becomes surrounded by living inanimate objects and...

Moving (1988)

Moving (1988)

Moving (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
89 min

Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.

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Genre: Comedy
Mr. North (1988)

Mr. North (1988)

Mr. North (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
93 min

Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people’s ailments…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Moon Over Parador (1988)

Moon Over Parador (1988)

Moon Over Parador (1988)
IMDb: 6.0
103 min

Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator’s right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer...

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Monkey Shines (1988)

Monkey Shines (1988)

Monkey Shines (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
113 min

A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master and those...

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