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