1988 Comedy Movies

Young Einstein (1988)

Young Einstein

  • 18%
  • PG
  • 91 min
  • Comedy

Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his invention he meets beatuiful French scientist Marie Curie, as well as several unscrupulous types who try to take advantage of the naive genius and his invention.

Nightmare Sisters (1988)

Nightmare Sisters

    • R
    • 83 min
    • Horror

    Melody, Marci, and Mickey are three geeky college girls who can't get a date. One night, they invite some geeky college guys over and have a seance that results in the girls becoming possessed and turning into sex starved vamps. Will the geek hero guys be able to stop the horrible (?) possession?

    - Written by

    Josh Pasnak <[email protected]>

    Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)

    Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach

      • PG
      • 90 min
      • Comedy

      The Police Academy misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy's commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot that Lassard unknowingly has in his possession.

      Married to the Mob (1988)

      Married to the Mob

      • 91%
      • R
      • 103 min
      • Comedy

      An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife seeking to start her life over after her husband's murder.

      Waxwork (1988)

      Waxwork

        • R
        • 95 min
        • Comedy

        Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disapear, Mark becomes suspicous. What he doesn't know is that they have been made a part of the exhibit, by first living out the scene and then being murdered in.

        The Lair of the White Worm (1988)

        The Lair of the White Worm

        • 59%
        • R
        • 93 min
        • Horror

        In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal flesh.

        Brain Damage (1988)

        Brain Damage

          • R
          • 86 min
          • Comedy

          Brian is a young man who is bitten by Aylmer, a mutant parasite who devours human brains. Boy and monster become symbiotically attached, since every time Aylmer feasts on a new victim, he injects Brian with a drug-like substance that propels him into a hallucinogenic state.

          For Keeps (1988)

          For Keeps

          • 22%
          • PG-13
          • 90 min
          • Drama

          Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. Neither Darcy's mother, who was left by her husband and had to bring up Darcy alone, nor Stan's catholic parents are very supportive and urge them to h

          Moving (1988)

          Moving

            • R
            • 89 min
            • Comedy

            Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.

            A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)

            A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon

              • R
              • 90 min
              • Comedy

              A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he comes to understand his parents and eventually bonds with his father.

              Critters 2: The Main Course (1988)

              Critters 2: The Main Course

              • 33%
              • PG-13
              • 86 min
              • Comedy

              It's been two years since the fiendish critters first terrorized the town of Grovers Bend. Now, a new batch of bloodthirsty hairballs are about to hatch.

              My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)

              My Stepmother Is an Alien

              • 13%
              • PG-13
              • 105 min
              • Comedy

              An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite overwhelmed by her attentions, and isn't aware of the connection between her arrival and his work.

              The Prince of Pennsylvania

                • R
                • 87 min
                • Action

                There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him back.

                - Written by

                Anonymous

                School Daze (1988)

                School Daze

                  • R
                  • 121 min
                  • Comedy

                  In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.

                  Caddyshack II (1988)

                  Caddyshack II

                  • 8%
                  • PG-13
                  • 98 min
                  • Comedy

                  When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.

                  Biloxi Blues (1988)

                  Biloxi Blues

                  • 81%
                  • PG-13
                  • 106 min
                  • Comedy

                  Based on Neil Simon's play of the same name, "Biloxi Blues" is the sequel to Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs." It takes up with the story of Eugene Jerome as he is on his way to boot camp in Mississippi to train for WWII. He learns the hardships of war through boot camp, to accept other people's differences, falls in love and loses his virginity to a prostitute. He and the other young men must endure the rigorous training and abuse from their drill sergeant played by Christopher Walken.

                  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.

                    Cheerleader Camp (1988)

                    Cheerleader Camp

                      • R
                      • 89 min
                      • Comedy

                      Alison follows her friends to a summer camp for cheerleaders. But she is having bad nightmares. Her boyfriend has followed her to the camp but he seems to be more interested in the other girls, girls who sooner or later are found brutally murdered. Alison starts to believe that she has a split-personality who kills them.

                      Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama (1988)

                      Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

                        • R
                        • 80 min
                        • Comedy

                        When three college guys get caught spying on a sorority ritual, they're forced to accompany the pledges on their next assignment: stealing a trophy from a bowling alley. But the token they pinch has a devilish imp who makes their lives a living hell.

                        American Playhouse Lemon Sky (1988)

                        "American Playhouse" Lemon Sky

                          • PG-13
                          • 106 min
                          • Comedy

                          An out of high school teen from the midwest moves to San Diego, California in the 1950s to live with his estranged father and new family. Escaping his past may not be as easy as he had hoped...or is it all a dream?