This page lists 28 films I saw in theaters in 1988. My movie database lists only films I see in theaters, not those I see on TV, videotape, DVD, or the internet. My culture page lists other cultural events.

I have kept movie date/title/director data consistently since 1982, with additional details since 2010. I also have some incomplete data from earlier years.

See also: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1968 1972 1973 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 All

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Date Title Director Year Theater City
07/23/88 Big Business Abrahams, Jim 1988
07/17/88 Bagdad Cafe Adlon, Percy 1987
04/25/88 Babette's Feast Axel, Gabriel 1987
01/31/88 Manon of the Spring Berri, Claude 1986
11/24/88 Land Before Time, The Bluth, Don 1988
04/30/88 Bright Lights, Big City Bridges, James 1988
01/23/88 Broadcast News Brooks, James 1987
12/28/88 Circus, The Chaplin, Charles 1928
09/10/88 Tucker Coppola, Francis 1988
08/28/88 Betrayed Costa-Gavras 1988
08/19/88 Married to the Mob Demme, Jonathon 1988
02/07/88 Sammy and Rosie Get Laid Frears, Stephen 1987
09/25/88 Kitchen Toto, The Hook, Harry 1987
06/26/88 Willow Howard, Ron 1988
07/10/88 Presidio, The Hyams, Peter 1988
05/16/88 Moonstruck Jewison, Norman 1987
02/21/88 Good Morning Vietnam Levinson, Barry 1987
05/06/88 Time of Destiny, A Nava, Gregory 1988
04/11/88 Princess Bride, The Reiner, Rob 1987
04/09/88 Batteries Not Included Robbins, Matthew 1987
03/29/88 Family, The Scola, Ettore 1987
09/10/88 Last Temptation of Christ, The Scorsese, Martin 1988
07/30/88 Bull Durham Shelton, Rom 1988
12/12/88 Tequila Sunrise Towne, Robert 1988
06/18/88 Wings of Desire Wenders, Wim 1987
02/22/88 Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The Wiene, Robert 1920
07/02/88 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Zemekis, Robert 1988
12/11/88 Red Sorghum Zhang, Yinou 1987