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Nowadays I mainly rate movies…

Movies released in 1988

  • Die Hard

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

  • Rain Man

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

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

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister’s struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

  • My Neighbour Totoro

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby.

  • A Fish Called Wanda

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

  • Midnight Run

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Bounty hunter Jack Walsh is sent to find and return bail jumper and former Mafia accountant, Jonathan “The Duke” Mardukas. The FBI have had no success it locating The Duke, so when Jack finds him in next to no time, they are a little embarrassed. In order to collect his $100,000 fee, Jack must take The Duke from New York to Los Angeles. However, the Mafia and the FBI have other ideas, as does Marvin, a rival bounty hunter. On their long cross-country trip to LA, the two get to know each other and they build up a strange friendship.

  • Heathers

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A regular girl, Veronica, tries to survive the social jungle of high school by sticking with the three most popular girls at school who are all called Heather. As she meets a sociopath named JD, her life spirals into a continuous cycle of hate, unintentional murder and indifference, as she exacts revenge on her enemies, also known as her best friends.

  • Akira

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

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

  • The Big Blue

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a long time. Their friendship started in their childhood days in the mediterranean…

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Tomas is a doctor and a lady-killer in 1960s Czechoslovakia, an apolitical man who is struck with love for the bookish country girl Tereza; his more sophisticated sometime lover Sabina eventually accepts their relationship and the two women form an electric friendship. The three are caught up in the events of the Prague Spring (1968), until the Soviet tanks crush the non-violent rebels; their illusions are shattered and their lives change forever.

  • Beetlejuice

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Adam and Barbara are a normal couple…who happen to be dead. They have given their precious time to decorate the house and make it their own, but unfortunately a family is moving in, and not quietly. Adam and Barbara try to scare them out, but ends up becoming the main attraction to the money making family. They call upon Beetlejuice to help, but Beetlejuice has more in mind than just helping.

  • Dead Ringers

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    The Mantle brothers are both doctors - both gynecologists - and identical twins. Mentally however, one of them is more confident than the other, and always manages to seduce the women he meets. When he's tired of his current partner, she is passed on to the other brother - without her knowing. Everything runs smoothly, until an actress visits their clinic, and the shy brother is the first to fall in love. Will they be able to 'share' her ?

  • Big

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body literally overnight.

  • Cocktail

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    After leaving the Army, Brian Flanagan tries to get a marketing job in New York. But without a college degree, this was not possible. He then decides to start studying for a business degree at the local City College and gets a part time job as a bartender. He realizes that its not that easy, but when his new boss Douglas Coughlin teaches him the secrets of the bar trade and they become the most famous bartenders in town. Both Brian and Doug Coughlin want their own top class cocktail bars someday and Brian's Cocktail Bar is to be called 'Cocktails & Dreams', and in order to get the necessary money to open it, Brian travels to Jamaica to work as a bartender at a resort Tiki Bar, and the pay is good. There he meets Jordan Mooney, a young and pretty, up and coming American artist on vacation with her girlfriend from New York, staying at the Island resort. Jordan and Brian spend some quality time together and fall in love…

  • They Live!

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

  • Paperhouse

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a…

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