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Good Movies of 1988


Midnight Run
Rain Man
Space
Die Hard
Mississippi Burning
Police Squad!
Beetlejuice

Cocktail
Hairspray
Last Temptation of Christ
A Fish Called Wanda

Cocoon: The Return

 

New Movies 1988

18 Again!

1969

The Accidental Tourist

The Accused

Action Jackson

Act Of Piracy

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Alien Nation

Amsterdamned

Angel III: Final Chapter

And God Created Woman

Another Woman

Arthur 2: On the Rocks

Bad Dreams

Bat 21

Beaches

The Beast

Betrayed

Big

The Big Blue

Big Business

The Big Easy

Big Time

Big Top Pee-wee

Biloxi Blues

Bird

Black Eagle

Blind Justice

The Blob

Bloodsport

The Boost

Missing In Action III

Bright Lights

Bull Durham

Burning Secret

Buster

Caddyshack II

Call Me

Camille Claudel

Candy Mountain

Celia

Child's Play

Chocolat

The Chocolate War

A Chorus of Disapproval

Clara's Heart

Clean and Sober

Colors

Coming to America

Consuming Passions

The Couch Trip

The Courier

Crocodile Dundee II

Crossing Delancey

A Cry in the Dark

Dangerous Liaisons

The Dawning

The Deceivers

Dead Heat

The Dead Pool

Dead Ringers

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Distant Thunder

Distant Voices, Still Lives

D.O.A.

Doin' Time On Planet Earth

Dominick and Eugene

Dream Demon

Drowning By Numbers

Earth Girls Are Easy

Eight Men Out

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

Ernest Saves Christmas

The Everlasting Secret Family

Everybody's All-American

Far North

Feds

Frantic

Fresh Horses

Friday the 13th Part VII

Fright Night II

The Fruit Machine

Full Moon In Blue Water

Fun Down There

Funny Farm

Gotham

 

Miles from Home

The Moderns

Monkey Shines

Moonwalker

Moving

My Stepmother Is an Alien

The Naked Gun: Files of

Never on Tuesday

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4

Off Limits

Oliver & Company

Paperhouse

Pelle the Conqueror

Phantasm II

Plain Clothes

Platoon Leader

Police Academy 5

The Presidio

Prison

Punchline

Pushpak

Rambo III

Rattle and Hum

Red Heat

The Rescue

Running on Empty

Salome's Last Dance

Scrooged

Seven Hours To Judgment

Shakedown

She's Having a Baby

Sleepaway Camp II

Shoot to Kill

Short Circuit 2

Spike Of Bensonhurst

Stand and Deliver

Stars and Bars

Story of Women

Tapeheads

Ten Zan: Ultimate Mission

The Secret of the Sahara

Taffin

They Live

Tougher Than Leather

Traxx

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

Twins

Vibes

War Party

Watchers

Waxwork

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Willow

Working Girl

A World Apart

World Gone Wild

Young Guns

The Land Before Time

License to Drive

Light Years

The Little Devil

Mac and Me

Married to the Mob

Masquerade

Mercenary Fighters

Hot to Trot

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

It Couldn't Happen Here

Iron Eagle II

Johnny Be Good

Kansas

Keaton's Cop

Killer Klowns from Outer

Halloween 4

Hanussen

Haunted Summer

Hawks

Heartbreak Hotel

Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Hero And The Terror

High Hopes

High Spirits

The Good Mother

Gorillas in the Mist

Hold My Hand I'm Dying

 

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Entertainment News 1988


Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson marry


Actor Jeff Goldblum and actress Gena Davis wed in Las Vegas


Actor Gary Busey critically injured in motorcycle crash


Space Mutiny by David Winters - (considered the worst sci fi space action film made in the English language)

 

South African government bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom"

 

Academy Awards 1988

 

Picture: "RAIN MAN", "The Accidental Tourist", "Dangerous Liaisons", "Mississippi Burning", "Working Girl"

Actor: DUSTIN HOFFMAN in "Rain Man", Gene Hackman in "Mississippi Burning", Tom Hanks in "Big", Edward James Olmos in "Stand and Deliver", Max von Sydow in "Pelle the Conqueror"

Actress: JODIE FOSTER in "The Accused", Glenn Close in "Dangerous Liaisons", Melanie Griffith in "Working Girl", Meryl Streep in "A Cry in the Dark", Sigourney Weaver in "Gorillas in the Mist"

Supporting Actor: KEVIN KLINE in "A Fish Called Wanda", Alec Guinness in "Little Dorritt", Martin Landau in "Tucker: the Man and His Dream", River Phoenix in "Running on Empty", Dean Stockwell in "Married to the Mob"

Supporting Actress: GEENA DAVIS in "The Accidental Tourist", Joan Cusack in "Working Girl", Frances McDormand in "Mississippi Burning", Michelle Pfeiffer in "Dangerous Liaisons", Sigourney Weaver in "Working Girl"

Director: BARRY LEVINSON for "Rain Man", Charles Crichton for "A Fish Called Wanda", Mike Nichols for "Working Girl", Alan Parker for "Mississippi Burning", Martin Scorsese for "The Last Temptation of Christ"


The Razzies 1988

 

WORST PICTURE: COCKTAIL

WORST ACTOR: Sylvester Stallone, RAMBO III

WORST ACTRESS: Liza Minnelli, ARTHUR 2: ON THE ROCKS and RENT-A-COP

WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Dan Aykroyd, CADDYSHACK II

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Kristy McNichol, TWO MOON JUNCTION

WORST DIRECTOR: Blake Edwards, SUNSET (Tie), Stewart Raffill, MAC AND ME (Tie)

 

Top Box Office 1988


1. Rain Man

2. Working Girl

3. Who Framed Roger Rabbit

4. Big  

5. Twins

6. Crocodile Dundee II

7. Die Hard

8. The Naked Gun

9. Cocktail

10.Beetlejuice

 



  

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