1988 Action Movies (By Title)

Above the Law (1988)

Above the Law

  • 57%
  • R
  • 99 min
  • Action

Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.

Action Jackson (1988)

Action Jackson

  • 10%
  • R
  • 96 min
  • Action

Jericho "Action" Jackson is a Detroit police sergeant who was demoted from lieutenant for almost tearing the arm off of sexually violent sociopath Sean Dellaplane, whose father is Peter Dellaplane, a major car manufacturer. But Dellaplane himself is violent as well. Dellaplane kills his wife Patrice by shooting her. And then he plants her body in Jackson's apartment, framing Jackson. Dellaplane w

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.

                Bloodsport (1988)

                Bloodsport

                • 33%
                • R
                • 92 min
                • Action

                Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not fought him yet.

                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.

                          Colors (1988)

                          Colors

                          • 82%
                          • R
                          • 120 min
                          • Action

                          A confident young cop is shown the ropes by a veteran partner in the dangerous gang-controlled barrios of L.A. about to explode in violence in this look at the gang culture enforced by the colors that members wear.

                          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...

                            Crocodile Dundee II (1988)

                            Crocodile Dundee II

                            • 12%
                            • PG
                            • 110 min
                            • Action

                            Mick and Sue continue where they left off in "'Crocodile' Dundee". New York gangsters are pursuing Sue, so for her safety, Mick takes her back to Oz. When the gangsters follow them, Mick demonstrates his outback skills once more.