1988 Action Movies

Hobgoblins (1988)

Hobgoblins

    • R
    • 92 min
    • Comedy

    A group of hobgoblins, who allow you to live out your fantasies but kill you in the process, escape from a studio vault, and a security guard and his friends must stop them before dawn.

    Alien from L.A. (1988)

    Alien from L.A.

      • PG
      • 87 min
      • Adventure

      Wanda is a shy plain girl with a very boring life. When her father, an archaeologist, disappears on an expedition, she flies out to look for him. She ends up in an underground world, where no one believes in a surface world. Except for the secret police, who think she and her fathers are spies.

      Alien Nation (1988)

      Alien Nation

      • 56%
      • R
      • 91 min
      • Action

      A few years from now, Earth will have the first contact with an alien civilisation. These aliens, known as Newcomers...

      American Roulette (1988)

      American Roulette

        • R
        • 102 min
        • Thriller

        A death squad stalks an exiled president. A beautiful woman is torn between head and heart. All are caught in a lethal web called American Roulette.

        Amsterdamned (1988)

        Amsterdamned

          • 114 min
          • Action

          A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't suspect that both his new girlfriend and twelve-year-old daughter may be closer than he is to finding the killer.

          Animal Protector (1988)

          Animal Protector

            • 96 min
            • Action

            Swedish animal rights action film. Also known as "Born to Kill".

            Bat 21 (1988)

            Bat 21

              • R
              • 105 min
              • Drama

              Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a temporary shortage of helicopters causes a delay. Working with an Air Force reconnaissance pilot, Capt. Bartholomew Clark, he maps out an escape route.

              Betrayed (1988)

              Betrayed

              • 56%
              • R
              • 127 min
              • Drama

              An FBI agent (Debra Winger) falls in love with a white supremacist (Tom Berenger) whose group she infiltrates.

              Black Eagle (1988)

              Black Eagle

                • R
                • 93 min
                • Action

                One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, a F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret agent, Ken Tami, to salvage the system before it falls into enemy hands. To ensure his loyalty, they bring his two young sons to a nearby hotel on the island.

                Blood Money (1988)

                Blood Money

                  • Unrated
                  • 110 min
                  • Action

                  Andy Garcia plays Clinton, who is eager to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.

                  Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)

                  Braddock: Missing in Action III

                    • R
                    • 101 min
                    • Action

                    When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the country and ends up battling his way out with several dozen abused Amerasian children in tow! Struggling to keep them alive while outmaneuvering a sadistic Vietnamese officer, Braddock ignites the jungle in a blazing cross-country race for freedom.

                    Brothers in Arms (1988)

                    Brothers in Arms

                      • R
                      • 95 min
                      • Drama

                      Two brothers on a hike in the woods, one of them with a hidden motive, get in trouble with hill-billies, when they save a girl from rape.

                      Bulletproof (1988)

                      Bulletproof

                        • R
                        • 93 min
                        • Action

                        Gary Busey is Frank 'Bulletproof' McBain a streetwise detective pulled back into action by the US Military to secure a super weapon from terrorist forces.

                        Chopper Wars (1988)

                        Chopper Wars

                          • Unrated
                          • 40 min
                          • Action

                          Fly low, blasting everything in front of you to pieces was one version. The other was send light helos, like the Loach, teamed up with two gunships. Together known as "Pink Teams" they would fly low trying to draw enemy fire. When the V.C. opened up, the gunships would strike quickly with rockets and machine guns. The tactic known as Recon by Fire is just one of the operations you will experience firsthand in "Chopper Wars". It is a story about one of the most devastating...

                          Collision Course (1988)

                          Collision Course

                            • PG
                            • 100 min
                            • Action

                            Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese engineer who has gone to America with plans for a top secret car part. The pair naturally fail to get along at first, but as the investigation continues, they almost begin to come close to tolerating each other's presence.

                            Commando (1988)

                            Commando

                              • Unrated
                              • 144 min
                              • Action

                              Satish wants his only son, Chander, to be physically fit and join the army. While Satish is protecting the life of Mrs. Indira Gandhi, he is killed by three men; his wife goes insane, and his son is brought up by the local I.G.. Now Chander has grown up and has joined the army as a Commando. The Commander of his company, Mirza is corrupt and is protecting the interests of international criminal don, Marcelloni, by stealing arms and ammunitions. Chander attempts to bring this to the attention...

                              Crusoe (1988)

                              Crusoe

                              • 67%
                              • 91 min
                              • Drama

                              Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.

                              Dead Heat (1988)

                              Dead Heat

                              • 14%
                              • R
                              • 86 min
                              • Action

                              Failed driver Makoto is ready to quit the business until he is approached by Hayami Go, who offers him a hyper-engine to change his fortunes. Claiming to be "Japan's first 3D anime," this curio using the VHD-3D system features 21st-century youngsters racing "FX" machines - predictable crosses between motorcycles and mechas.

                              Dead of Night (1988)

                              Dead of Night

                                • R
                                • 95 min
                                • Horror

                                An abused woman conjures up a spirit to take revenge on the men who have misused her.

                                Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)

                                Deadbeat at Dawn

                                  • R
                                  • 80 min
                                  • Action

                                  After one too many encounters with The Spiders (a rival gang), The Ravens' leader's girlfriend tells him to quit the gang or it's Splitsville. He does so, but the leader of The Spiders is hellbent on revenge and arranges the murder of the girlfriend. That ticks off the boyfriend, who wreaks havoc with the two gangs, who have joined forces in order to pull off a security truck heist. Written by Ed Sutton <[email protected]>