Top 1988 IMDb Rated Movies

List of highest IMDb ranked movies released in 1988 as rated by IMDb users. How many if these have you watched? 123Movies.to: Watch All Movies & TV-Series on ONE place | Da official 123Movies.to

[#1] Cinema Paradiso (1988)

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.

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director:

Country: Italy

Duration: 124 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 8.5 (233,273 votes)

[#2] Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no surviving relatives and their emergency rations depleted, Seita and Setsuko struggle to survive.

Genre: Animation, Drama, War

Director:

Country: Japan

Duration: 89 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 8.5 (231,927 votes)

[#3] A Short Film About Love (1988)

19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when the two finally meet, they discover that they have a lot more in common than appeared at first sight...

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director:

Country: Poland

Duration: 87 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 8.2 (20,332 votes)

[#4] Die Hard (1988)

NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Genre: Action, Thriller

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 131 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 8.2 (763,581 votes)

[#5] My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister seeks help from the spirits to find her.

Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Country: Japan

Duration: 86 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 8.2 (286,996 votes)

[#6] The Thin Blue Line (1988)

Errol Morris's unique documentary dramatically re-enacts the crime scene and investigation of a police officer's murder in Dallas.

Genre: Crime, Documentary, Mystery

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 103 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 8.0 (20,778 votes)

[#7] Rain Man (1988)

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 134 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 8.0 (455,464 votes)

[#8] Akira (1988)

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

Genre: Action, Animation, Science Fiction

Director:

Country: Japan

Duration: 124 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 8.0 (165,549 votes)

[#9] Mississippi Burning (1988)

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 128 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 7.8 (84,798 votes)

[#10] Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime suspect.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 104 min

Release: 1988

IMDb: 7.7 (175,287 votes)