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

AEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
18 Again! Paul Flaherty George Burns, Charlie Schlatter, Tony Roberts Comedy
1969 Ernest Thompson Robert Downey, Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce Dern, Winona Ryder, Joanna Cassidy, Mariette Hartley Drama
'68 Steven Kovacs Shony Alex Braun, Nike Doukas Drama
Above the LawAndrew Davis Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Sharon Stone Action Seagal's first film
The Accidental Tourist Lawrence Kasdan William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis, Amy Wright, Bill Pullman, David Ogden Stiers Dramabased on Anne Tyler novel; Academy Award for Davis
The Accused Jonathan Kaplan Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster DramaAcademy Award for Foster
Action Jackson Craig R. Baxley Carl Weathers, Vanity, Craig T. Nelson, Sharon Stone ActionLorimar Film Entertainment
After Death Claudio Fragasso Jeff Stryker, Candice Daly Horror aka Zombie 4: After Death
Alien Nation Graham Baker James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp Science fictionlater became TV series
Alien from L.A. Albert Pyun Kathy Ireland, William R. Moses Science fiction
American Gothic John Hough Rod Steiger, Yvonne De Carlo, Sarah Torgov, Janet Wright Horror spoof on Grant Wood painting
And God Created Woman Roger Vadim Rebecca De Mornay, Vincent Spano, Frank Langella Dramaremake of 1958 film
Another Woman Woody Allen Mia Farrow, Gena Rowlands, Gene Hackman, Ian Holm DramaOrion
Appointment With Death Michael Winner Peter Ustinov, Lauren Bacall, Carrie Fisher, John Gielgud, Piper Laurie, Hayley Mills, Jenny Seagrove, David Soul Mysterybased on a story by Agatha Christie
The Appointments of Dennis Jennings Dean Parisot Steven Wright, Rowan Atkinson Drama
Arthur 2: On the Rocks Bud Yorkin Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, Kathy Bates Comedysequel to Arthur

B-CEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
Baby M JoBeth Williams, John Shea, Bruce Weitz, Robin Strasser, Dabney Coleman Drama, Biography TV miniseries
Bad DreamsAndrew Fleming Jennifer RubinHorror, Thriller
Bat*21Peter Markle Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jerry Reed War, Biography based on a book by William Charles Anderson
Beaches Garry Marshall Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, James Read, Lainie Kazan, Spalding Gray Dramabased on a novel by Iris Rainer Dart
The BeastKevin Reynolds Jason Patric, Steven Bauer, Stephen Baldwin Warbased on play by William Mastrosimone
BeetlejuiceTim Burton Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones, Catherine O'Hara, Winona Ryder Comedy, Fantasy won Academy Award for Best Makeup
BetrayedCosta Gavras Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard Crime dramaUnited Artists, MGM
BigPenny Marshall Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard Comedy2 Oscar nominations
The Big Blue Luc Besson Rosanna Arquette, Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno Drama
Big BusinessJim Abrahams Lily Tomlin, Bette Midler ComedyTouchstone Films
Big Time Chris Blum Tom Waits Concert film
Big Top Pee-weeRandal Kleiser Paul Reubens, Penelope Ann Miller ComedyPee-wee Herman story
Biloxi Blues Mike Nichols Matthew Broderick, Christopher Walken, Penelope Ann Miller Comedybased on Neil Simon play
Bird Clint Eastwood Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora Drama, Biographystory of Charlie Parker
Black Eagle Eric Karson Sho Kosugi, Jean-Claude Van Damme Action
Black RosesJohn Fasano Horror
The Blob Chuck Russell Kevin Dillon, Shawnee Smith, Candy Clark Science fictionremake of 1958 film
Blood Orgy of the Leather GirlsMeredith Lucas Comedy
BloodsportNewt Arnold Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Forest Whitaker Action based on life of Frank Dux
BloodstoneDwight Little Brett Stimely Adventure
The Blue IguanaJohn Lafia Dylan McDermott Action, Comedy
The BoostHarold Becker James Woods, Sean Young Drama MGM
The Bourne IdentityRoger Young Richard Chamberlain, Jaclyn Smith Suspensemade for TV; based on a novel by Robert Ludlum
Braddock: Missing in Action IIIChuck Norris Chuck Norris ActionMissing in Action sequel
Brain DamageFrank Henenlotter Rick Hearst Horror
Bravestarr: The LegendTom Tataranowicz Animated
Bright Lights, Big City James Bridges Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Dianne Wiest, Tracy Pollan, Swoosie Kurtz, Jason Robards Dramabased on a novel by Jay McInerney
Bull Durham Ron Shelton Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Robert Wuhl ComedyOrion
Bulletproof Steve Carver Gary Busey, Darlanne Fluegel DramaCineTel Films
C.H.U.D. II: Bud the C.H.U.D.David K. IrvingTricia Leigh Fisher, Bianca Jagger Horrorsequel to C.H.U.D.
Caddyshack IIAllan Arkush Jackie Mason, Dyan Cannon, Randy Quaid, Robert Stack, Jonathan Silverman, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd Comedysequel to Caddyshack; nominated for 4 Razzie awards
Call MeSollace Mitchell Patricia Charbonneau, Boyd Gaines, Steve Buscemi Erotic thriller Vestron Films
Casual Sex?Geneviève Robert Lea Thompson, Victoria Jackson, Andrew Dice Clay Comedy Universal
Cellar DwellerJohn Carl Buechler Debrah Farentino Horror
Child's PlayTom Holland Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif Horror first of five Chucky films
The Chocolate War Keith Gordon John Glover, Ilan Mitchell-Smith Drama
Christmas in TattertownRalph Bakshi Animated TV
Clara's HeartRobert Mulligan Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Quinlan, Neil Patrick Harris Drama based on Joseph Olshan novel
Clean and SoberGlenn Gordon Caron Michael Keaton, Morgan Freeman, Kathy Baker DramaWarner Bros.
ClownhouseVictor Salva Sam Rockwell Horror
CocktailRoger Donaldson Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue Romantic comedy based on book by Heywood Gould; winner of 2 Razzie awards including Worst Picture
Cocoon: The ReturnDaniel Petrie Don Ameche, Hume Cronyn, Maureen Stapleton Science fiction sequel to Cocoon
ColorsDennis Hopper Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, María Conchita Alonso Crime dramaOrion
Comic Book ConfidentialRon Mann Robert Crumb, Stan Lee, Harvey Pekar Documentary
Coming to America John Landis Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones Comedy2 Academy Award nominations
CopJames B. Harris James Woods, Lesley Ann Warren, Charles Durning Crime dramabased on book by James Ellroy
The Couch Trip Michael Ritchie Dan Aykroyd, Charles Grodin, Walter Matthau Comedy
Crash CourseOz Scott Alyssa Milano, Jackee ComedyTV
Crossing DelanceyJoan Micklin Silver Amy Irving, Peter Riegert, Sylvia Miles Romantic comedy based on Susan Sandler play
A Cry in the Dark Fred Schepisi Meryl Streep, Sam Neill Docudrama aka Evil Angels[1]

D-GEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
D.O.A.Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid, Charlotte Rampling Suspenseremake of 1950 film
Da Matt Clark Barnard Hughes, Martin Sheen, William Hickey Drama
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters Animated film
Dance 'Til DawnPaul Schneider Alyssa Milano DramaTV
Dangerous CurvesDavid Lewis Tate Donovan, Grant Heslov, Robert Stack Comedy
Dangerous LiaisonsStephen Frears Michelle Pfeiffer, Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Keanu Reeves, Uma Thurman, Swoosie Kurtz, Mildred Natwick Dramabased on Christopher Hampton play; nominated for 7 Oscars
Dead HeatMark Goldblatt Treat Williams, Joe Piscopo, Darren McGavin HorrorNew World Pictures
The Dead Next DoorJ.R. Bookwalter Horror
The Dead Pool Buddy van Horn Clint Eastwood, Liam Neeson, Patricia Clarkson, Jim Carrey Suspensefinal Dirty Harry sequel
Dead RingersDavid Cronenberg Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold Dramawon Canada's Genie Award
Dead Solid PerfectBobby Roth Randy Quaid, Kathryn Harrold, Corinne Bohrer Comedy based on Dan Jenkins novel
Deadly DreamsKristine Peterson Juliette Cummins Horror
Death Faces Horror
The Decline of Western Civilization IIPenelope Spheeris Aerosmith, Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne Documentary
DestroyerRobert Kirk Lyle Alzado, Anthony Perkins Action, Horror
Die Hard John McTiernan Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Paul Gleason, Reginald VelJohnson, Alexander Godunov Actionbased on Roderick Thorp novel; nominated for 4 Oscars
Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsFrank Oz Michael Caine, Steve Martin, Glenne Headly Comedybased on Bedtime Story
Distant ThunderRick Rosenthal John Lithgow, Ralph Macchio Drama
Dominick and EugeneRobert M. Young Ray Liotta, Tom Hulce, Jamie Lee Curtis DramaOrion
The Drifter Larry Brand Miles O'Keeffe, Kim Delaney, Timothy Bottoms ThrillerConcorde Films
Earth Girls Are Easy Julien Temple Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Jim Carrey Comedy
Eight Men OutJohn Sayles John Cusack, Charlie Sheen, David Strathairn, John Mahoney, Clifton James, D. B. Sweeney, Studs Terkel Drama, Biographybased on a book by Eliot Asinof; story of 1919 Chicago White Sox
Elvira, Mistress of the DarkJames Signorelli Cassandra Peterson Comedy
Elvis and Me Dale Midkiff, Susan Walters Biographystory of Priscilla Presley
Ernest Saves Christmas John Cherry III Jim Varney Comedy sequel to Ernest Goes to Camp
Everybody's All-AmericanTaylor Hackford Dennis Quaid, Jessica Lange, Timothy Hutton, John Goodman, Patricia Clarkson Dramabased on Frank Deford novel
Far North Sam Shepard Jessica Lange, Charles Durning, Patricia Arquette Drama
FedsDaniel Goldberg Rebecca De Mornay, Mary Gross ComedyOrion
A Fish Called WandaCharles Crichton John Cleese, Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Palin ComedyAcademy Award for Kline
Flesheater Horror
For Keeps?John G. Avildsen Molly Ringwald, Randall Batinkoff, Kenneth Mars DramaTriStar
FranticRoman Polanski Harrison Ford, Emmanuelle Seigner, Betty Buckley ThrillerWarner Bros.
Fresh HorsesDavid Anspaugh Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy Dramabased on Larry Ketron play
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood John Carl Buechler Lar Park Lincoln, Kane Hodder Slasher 6th Friday the 13th sequel
Fright Night II Tommy Lee Wallace Horrorsequel to Fright Night
Full Moon in Blue Water Peter Masterson Gene Hackman, Teri Garr, Burgess Meredith Comedy drama
Fun Down There Roger Stigliano Michael Waite, Yvonne Fisher Drama
Funny Farm George Roy Hill Chevy Chase, Madolyn Smith Comedy
Garfield: His 9 Lives Comedy
'Gator Bait II: Cajun JusticeBeverly Sebastion Jan Mackenzie, Jocelyn Boudreaux, Rocky Dugas, Keith Gros Action sequel to Gator Bait
The Good MotherLeonard Nimoy Diane Keaton, Liam Neeson, Jason Robards Dramabased on Sue Miller novel
The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound Comedy
Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian FosseyMichael Apted Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown Biography5 Academy Award nominations; Golden Globe for Weaver
Gotham Lloyd Fonvielle Tommy Lee Jones, Virginia Madsen Thriller
Grave of the Fireflies Drama
The Great Escape II: The Untold StoryJud Taylor, Paul Wendkos Christopher Reeve, Ian McShane, Donald Pleasence WarTV; based on The Great Escape
The Great OutdoorsHoward Deutch Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Annette Bening Comedywritten by John Hughes

H-KEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
HairsprayJohn Waters Ricki Lake, Sonny Bono, Debbie Harry, Divine, Jerry Stiller, Ruth Brown, Mink Stole, Pia Zadora Musical comedy adapted later into Broadway show and film
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Dwight H. Little Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris Horror 3rd sequel to Halloween
Hanna's War Menahem Golan Ellen Burstyn, Maruschka Detmers, Donald Pleasence Action
Heart of Midnight Matthew Chapman Jennifer Jason Leigh, Peter Coyote, Brenda Vaccaro Thriller
Heartbreak HotelChris Columbus David Keith, Tuesday Weld Comedyfictional Elvis Presley story
Heathers Michael Lehmann Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty Comedy
Hellbound: Hellraiser II Tony Randel Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley Horrorsequel to Hellraiser
Hero and the Terror William Tannen Chuck Norris, Brynn Thayer Action
High SpiritsNeil Jordan Peter O'Toole, Daryl Hannah, Steve Guttenberg, Beverly D'Angelo, Liam Neeson, Peter Gallagher ComedyTriStar Pictures
HobgoblinsRick Sloane Tom Bartlett Science fiction
Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers Comedy
HomeboyMichael Seresin Mickey Rourke, Christopher Walken Dramawritten by Rourke
Hot to TrotMichael Dinner Bobcat Goldthwait, Dabney Coleman Comedy5 Razzie nominations
The House on Carroll Street Peter Yates Kelly McGillis, Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin Thriller
Howling IV: The Original Nightmare John Hough Romy Windsor Horror3rd sequel to The Howling
I'm Gonna Git You SuckaKeenen Ivory Wayans Jim Brown, Isaac Hayes, Bernie Casey Comedyspoof of blaxploitation films
Ika Hands Drama
Illegally Yours Peter Bogdanovich Rob Lowe, Colleen Camp, Kenneth Mars Comedy
The Incredible Hulk Returns Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Lee Purcell, Steve Levitt Science fictionmade for TV
Iron Eagle IISidney J. Furie Louis Gossett, Jr., Mark Humphrey Actionsequel to Iron Eagle
It Came from Somewhere Else Howard Hassler William Vanarsdale Comedy
Jack's Back Rowdy Herrington James Spader, Cynthia Gibb HorrorPalisades Entertainment
Johnny Be GoodBud S. Smith Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey, Jr., Uma Thurman Comedy Orion
Justin CaseBlake Edwards George Carlin, Molly Hagan Comedymade for TV
KansasDavid Stevens Matt Dillon, Andrew McCarthy Crime drama
KennyClaude Gagnon Kenny Easterday Documentary
Killer Klowns from Outer SpaceChiodu Brothers Grant Cramer Science fiction
The Kiss Pen Densham Joanna Pacula, Meredith Salenger Horror

L-MEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
Lady in WhiteFrank LaLoggia Lukas Haas, Len Cariou Horror
The Land Before Time Don Bluth Gabriel Damon, Candace Hutson, Judith Barsi, Will Ryan, Helen Shaver AnimatedSpielberg-Lucas production
Last Rites Donald P. Bellisario Tom Berenger, Daphne Zuniga, Anne Twomey Thriller
The Last Temptation of ChristMartin Scorsese Willem Dafoe, Barbara Hershey, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, David Bowie Dramafrom Nikos Kazantzakis novel
Laura Lansing Slept HereGeorge Schaefer Katharine Hepburn Dramamade for TV
License to DriveGreg Beeman Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, Carol Kane, Heather Graham Comedy 20th Century Fox
Light Years René Laloux Voices of Glenn Close, Jennifer Grey, Terrence Mann, Penn and Teller Animated
Little NikitaRichard Benjamin Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix Drama Columbia
Mac and MeStewart Raffill Christine Ebersole Fantasy4 Razzie nominations
Macho Dancer Comedy
Madame Sousatzka John Schlesinger Shirley MacLaine, Navin Chowdhry, Shabana Azmi, Twiggy Dramafrom Bernice Rubens book
A Man for All Seasons Charlton Heston Charlton Heston, John Gielgud, Vanessa Redgrave Biography TV remake of 1965 film
The Man from Snowy River IIGeoff Burrowes Tom Burlinson, Brian Dennehy Westernsequel
Maniac CopWilliam Lustig Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell Thriller
Married to the MobJonathan Demme Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Modine, Dean Stockwell, Mercedes Ruehl, Oliver Platt, Joan Cusack, Alec Baldwin, Nancy Travis ComedyAcademy Award nomination for Stockwell
Masquerade Bob Swaim Rob Lowe, Meg Tilly, Kim Cattrall Thriller
Memories of Me Henry Winkler Billy Crystal, JoBeth Williams, Alan King Drama MGM
Messenger of DeathJ. Lee Thompson Charles Bronson, Trish Van Devere, Daniel BenzaliCrime drama
Mickey's 60th Birthday Fantasy
Midnight Run Martin Brest Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, Dennis Farina Comedy
The Milagro Beanfield WarRobert Redford Sônia Braga, Rubén Blades, Christopher Walken DramaAcademy Award for Best Music Score
Miles from HomeGary Sinise Richard Gere, Kevin Anderson Drama
Miracle MileSteve DeJarnatt Anthony Edwards, Mare Winningham Drama
Mississippi Burning Alan Parker Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand Crime drama7 Oscar nominations
The ModernsAlan Rudolph Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino, Genevieve Bujold, John Lone Comedy, Drama
Monkey ShinesGeorge A. Romero John Pankow, Jason Beghe, Joyce Van Patten, Stanley Tucci Horror
Moon Over Parador Paul Mazursky Richard Dreyfuss, Raúl Juliá, Sônia Braga, Jonathan Winters Comedy2 Golden Globe nominations
Moonwalker Jerry Kramer, Jim Blashfield, Colin Chilvers Michael Jackson, Joe Pesci, Sean Lennon Biographyshort films on Michael Jackson
MovingAlan Metter Richard Pryor, Randy Quaid, Dana Carvey Comedy
Mr. North Danny Huston Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum, Lauren Bacall Comedy drama
The Murder of Mary PhaganWilliam Hale Jack Lemmon, Kevin Spacey, Cynthia Nixon Dramamade for TV
My Best Friend Is a VampireJimmy Huston Robert Sean Leonard, David Warner Comedy
My Stepmother Is an AlienRichard Benjamin Kim Basinger, Dan Aykroyd, Jon Lovitz, Alyson Hannigan ComedyColumbia
Mystic PizzaDonald Petrie Julia Roberts, Annabeth Gish, Lili Taylor ComedySamuel Goldwyn Company

N-QEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!David Zucker Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalbán Comedybased on TV series Police Squad!
Necromancer Dusty Nelson Elizabeth Kaitan, John Tyler Horror
NegativesTony Smith Duane Jones Horror
The New Adventures of Pippi LongstockingKen Anakin Tami Erin, Eileen Brennan Familybased on Astrid Lindgren story
A New Life Alan Alda Alan Alda, Ann-Margret, Hal Linden Romantic comedy
The Night BeforeThom Eberhardt Keanu Reeves, Lori Loughlin Comedy
A Night in the Life of Jimmy ReardonWilliam Richert River Phoenix, Matthew Perry Dramabased on Richert's novel
Nightmare at BittercreekTim Burstall Lindsay Wagner, Tom Skerritt Drama
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Renny Harlin Robert Englund Horrorsequel
Ninja Strike Force Action
No Retreat, No Surrender 2Corey Yuen Loren Avedon Martial artssequel
Not Of This EarthJim Wynorski Traci Lords Science fiction
Off Limits Christopher CroweTemplate:Disambiguation needed Willem Dafoe, Gregory Hines, Fred Ward, Amanda Pays Drama, War aka Saigon: Off Limits
Oliver & CompanyGeorge Scribner voices of Billy Joel, Joey Lawrence, Bette Midler, Dom DeLuise Animated
Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of BlissDick Bartlett Jerry O'Connell, James Sikking, Jean Shepherd Comedymade for TV
Out of Time Bill Maher Comedy
Pass the AmmoDavid Beaird Bill Paxton, Tim Curry Comedy
Patty HearstPaul Schrader Natasha Richardson, William Forsythe, Ving Rhames, Frances Fisher, Dana Delany Drama, Biographybased on the autobiography of Patricia Hearst
Permanent RecordMarisa Silver Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Rubin Drama
Phantasm II Don Coscarelli James LeGros, Reggie Bannister, Angus Scrimm Horrorsequel
Picasso Trigger Andy SidarisDona Speir Drama
Plain Clothes Martha Coolidge Arliss Howard, Suzy Amis, Seymour Cassel Comedy
Platoon Leader Aaron Norris Michael Dudikoff, Michael DeLorenzo War
Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach Alan Myerson Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook Comedy sequel
Poltergeist III Gary Sherman Heather O'Rourke, Tom Skerritt, Nancy Allen, Zelda Rubinstein Horror sequel
Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big PawPierre DeCelles Animated
The PresidioPeter Hyams Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan Crime dramaParamount
The Prince of PennsylvaniaRon Myswaner Keanu Reeves, Bonnie Bedelia Drama
PrisonRenny Harlin Viggo Mortensen, Chelsea Field Drama
PunchlineDavid Seltzer Tom Hanks, Sally Field, John Goodman DramaColumbia
Purple People EaterLinda Shayne Neil Patrick Harris, Ned Beatty, Thora Birch Familybased on Sheb Wooley song
Puss in BootsEugene Marner Christopher Walken Fantasy

R-SEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
Rain Man Barry Levinson Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise Drama, Comedywon 4 Academy Awards
Rambo III Sylvester Stallone Sylvester Stallone Action 2nd sequel to First Blood
RampageWilliam Friedkin Michael Biehn, Nicholas Campbell Crime dramaMiramax
Rattle and HumPhil Joanou Bono, U2 Documentary
Red HeatWalter Hill Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi Crime dramaCarolco Pictures
Red Hot Skate Rock Red Hot Chili Peppers MusicShort
Rent-A-CopJerry London Burt Reynolds, Liza Minnelli Crime drama2 Razzie nominations
Rented LipsRobert Downey, Sr. Martin Mull, Jennifer Tilly, Dick Shawn, Robert Downey, Jr. Comedy
The Rescue Ferdinand Fairfax Kevin Dillon, Ned Vaughn Adventure
Return of the Killer TomatoesJohn DeBello John Astin Comedysequel
Return of the Living Dead Part II James Karen, Thom Mathews Horrorsequel
Rocket GibraltarDaniel Petrie Burt Lancaster, Patricia Clarkson, Macaulay Culkin DramaColumbia
Running on EmptySidney Lumet River Phoenix, Judd Hirsch, Christine Lahti, Martha Plimpton Drama 2 Academy Award nominations
Saturday the 14th Strikes BackHoward Cohen Ray Walston ComedySaturday the 14th sequel
ScarecrowsWilliam Wesley Ted Vernon Horror
School DazeSpike Lee Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, Ossie Davis MusicalColumbia
Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School Animated
Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf Animated
ScroogedRichard Donner Bill Murray, Karen Allen, Alfre Woodard, Robert Mitchum, John Glover, Bobcat Goldthwait Comedybased on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
The Serpent and the Rainbow Wes Craven Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, Paul Winfield HorrorUniversal
The Seventh SignCarl Schultz Demi Moore, Michael Biehn DramaTriStar
Shadow Man Tom Hulce DramaPoland
Shadows in the Storm Terrell Tannen Mia Sara, Ned Beatty, Michael Madsen Drama
ShakedownJames Glickenhaus Peter Weller, Sam Elliott Drama
She's Having a BabyJohn Hughes Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin ComedyParamount
Shoot to Kill Roger Spottiswoode Sidney Poitier, Tom Berenger, Kirstie Alley Crime drama
Short Circuit 2Kenneth Johnson Fisher Stevens, Cynthia Gibb Science fictionsequel to Short Circuit
Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers Michael A. Simpson Pamela Springsteen, Renee Estevez Horrorsequel
SlugsJuan Piquer Simon Michael Garfield Horror
Some Girls Michael Hoffman Patrick Dempsey, Jennifer Connelly, Andre Gregory Comedy
Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-RamaDavid DeCoteau Linnea Quigley Science fiction
Spalding Gray: Terrors of Pleasure Monologue
SpellbinderJanet Greek Tim Daly, Kelly Preston, Rick Rossovich DramaMGM
SpellcasterRafal Zielinski Adam Ant, Gail O'Grady Drama
Spike of BensonhurstPaul Morrissey Sasha Mitchell, Ernest Borgnine Comedy
Splash, TooGreg Antonacci Amy Yasbeck, Todd Waring Comedysequel, made for TV
Split Decisions David Drury Craig Sheffer, Jeff Fahey, Gene Hackman Drama
Stand and DeliverRamon Menendez Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips Drama, Biographystory of Jaime Escalante
Stars and Bars Pat O'Connor Daniel Day-Lewis, Harry Dean Stanton Comedy
Stealing HomeSteven Kampmann, William Porter Jodie Foster, Mark Harmon, Blair Brown, Harold Ramis DramaWarner Bros.
Stormy MondayMike Figgis Tommy Lee Jones, Melanie Griffith, Sting, Sean Bean Dramafirst film for Figgis
Storytelling Giant Drama
Sunset Blake Edwards Bruce Willis, James Garner, Malcolm McDowell Comedy
Sweet Hearts Dance Robert Greenwald Don Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Daniels Comedy drama
Sweet LiesNathalie Delon Treat Williams, Joanna Pacuła DramaIsland Pictures
Switching ChannelsTed Kotcheff Burt Reynolds, Kathleen Turner, Christopher Reeve Comedybased on The Front Page

T-ZEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Note
Talk RadioOliver Stone Eric Bogosian, Alec Baldwin, Ellen Greene Dramabased on Bogosian's play
TapeheadsBill Fishman Tim Robbins, John Cusack Comedy
Tequila Sunrise Robert Towne Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell Crime dramaWarner Bros.
They LiveJohn Carpenter Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster Horror, Comedybased on Ray Nelson story
The Thin Blue LineErrol Morris (interviews) Documentary
Time Is Money Animatedmade for TV
A Time of DestinyGregory Nava William Hurt, Timothy Hutton, Melissa Leo Dramabased on Verdi opera
Tin ToyJohn Lasseter AnimatedOscar winner
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller Drama
Too Good to Be TrueChristian I. Nyby, II Loni Anderson, Patrick Duffy DramaTV
Torch Song TrilogyPaul Bogart Harvey Fierstein, Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick Comedy, Dramabased on Fierstein's play
Tougher Than Leather Rick Rubin Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels Action
Track 29 Nicolas Roeg Theresa Russell, Gary Oldman, Christopher Lloyd Drama
Tucker: The Man and His DreamFrancis Ford Coppola Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau, Lloyd Bridges Drama, BiographyGolden Globe for Landau
TwinsIvan Reitman Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito ComedyUniversal
Two Moon JunctionZalman King Sherilyn Fenn, Richard Tyson, Kristy McNichol, Louise Fletcher DramaLorimar
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Philip Kaufman Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint Dramabased on Milan Kundera novel
The Understudy: Graveyard Shift II Comedysequel
Uninvited (1988 film) Comedy
A Very Brady ChristmasPeter Baldwin Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Ann B. Davis Comedybased on The Brady Bunch
VibesKen Kwapis Cyndi Lauper, Jeff Goldblum Comedy
Vice VersaBrian Gilbert Judge Reinhold, Fred Savage Comedy
Victim of the Brain Drama
War PartyFranc Roddam Billy Wirth, Kevin Dillon Drama
War and RemembranceDan Curtis Robert Mitchum, John Gielgud, Polly Bergen, Jane Seymour, Barry Bostwick, Hart Bochner, E.G. Marshall, Sharon Stone Drama, Warbased on novel by Herman Wouk; sequel to Winds of War
Watchers Corey Haim Drama
WaxworkAnthony Hickox Deborah Foreman, Zach Galligan Horror
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Robert Zemeckis Bob Hoskins, Joanna Cassidy, Christopher Lloyd Comedy based on Gary K. Wolf novel
WillowRon Howard Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Billy Barty Fantasy
Willy the Sparrow Drama
Witchcraft Rob Spera Drama
Working GirlMike Nichols Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Joan Cusack, Alec Baldwin, Philip Bosco, Nora Dunn Comedyfour Golden Globe awards
World Gone Wild Lee H. Katzin Bruce Dern, Michael Paré, Catherine Mary Stewart Sci-fi action
Young GunsChristopher Cain Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Sheen, Lou Diamond Phillips, Dermot Mulroney, Casey Siemaszko Westernstory of Billy the Kid; followed by Young Guns II

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. A Cry in the Dark (1988) - Release dates. IMDb.com. Retrieved on 2012-06-15.


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