1988 Comedy Movies

18 Again! (1988)

18 Again!

  • 29%
  • PG
  • 93 min
  • Comedy

18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series of unrelated films, including Like Father, Like Son and Vice Versa, produced in the late 1980s involving a similar plotline.

976-EVIL (1988)

976-EVIL

    • R
    • 92 min
    • Comedy

    People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.

    A New Life (1988)

    A New Life

      • PG-13
      • 104 min
      • Comedy

      Steve Giardino, an abrasive workaholic Wall Streeter, and his wife Jackie divorce after twenty-six years of marriage and find themselves thrust back into the dating world in middle age and in search of a new life.

      A Taxing Woman's Return (1988)

      A Taxing Woman's Return

        • Unrated
        • 127 min
        • Comedy

        Ryoko Itakura returns as the government tax agent willing to tackle the toughest cases. This time she takes on a fanatical but lucrative religious cult run by a vile lecher. Written by Reid Gagle

        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.

          Aloha Summer (1988)

          Aloha Summer

            • PG
            • 98 min
            • Comedy

            It's the 60s and a bunch of crazy teenagers meet in the beautiful island of Hawaii during their summer holidays. Although they come from different backgrounds, they hang out together and shake up the island! They surf, dance, drink, fight and fall in love. As the summer approaches its end, they find themselves inseparable, friends for a lifetime...

            And God Created Woman (1988)

            And God Created Woman

            • 38%
            • R
            • 100 min
            • Comedy

            In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out of prison, but soon decides to seduce James Tiernan, who runs for state governor.

            Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)

            Arthur 2: On the Rocks

            • 13%
            • PG
            • 113 min
            • Comedy

            Arthur (Dudley Moore), that irrepressible drunk, tries to sober up -- and get a job -- in this sequel to the 1981 smash hit. Meanwhile, the father of the girl Arthur stood up at the altar in the first film is conniving to trick the hapless boozer into marrying his daughter so he can gain entrée to Arthur's $750 million fortune.

            Beach Balls (1988)

            Beach Balls

              • R
              • 77 min
              • Comedy

              Charlie Harrison dreams of being a rock star and, with the help of friends and a gang of local toughs, he arranges a concert in his house for a big time record producer, or at least that is what Charlie thought he was arranging. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

              Big Top Pee-wee (1988)

              Big Top Pee-wee

              • 35%
              • PG
              • 86 min
              • Adventure

              Paul Reubens stars as Pee-Wee Herman in his second full-length film about a farmer who joins the circus after a storm drops a big tent in his front yard. Pee-Wee, along with a outlandish cast of animals and circus performers, put on the best show ever.

              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.

              Buster (1988)

              Buster

                • 102 min
                • Adventure

                Buster is a small time crook who pulls a big time job. When he finds that the police will not let the case drop, he goes into hiding and can't contact his wife and child. He arranges to meet them in Mexico where he thinks they can begin again, but finds that he must choose between his family and freedom.

                Care Bears Nutcracker Suite (1988)

                Care Bears Nutcracker Suite

                  • Unrated
                  • 62 min
                  • Animation

                  An animated version, starring the Care Bears, of the fairy tale that inspired the famous ballet.

                  Casual Sex? (1988)

                  Casual Sex?

                    • R
                    • 97 min
                    • Comedy

                    Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they can't find the perfect man, and this forces them to reconsider their attitudes to men in general.

                    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.

                      Chicken and Duck Talk (1988)

                      Chicken and Duck Talk

                        • Unrated
                        • 95 min
                        • Comedy

                        Old Hui runs a restaurant specializing in roast duck. His secret duck recipe is very tasty, but customers and staff alike have to put up with the filthy shop and Hui's cost-cutting way of doing business. When ''Danny Fried Chicken'' (an American-style fast-food restuarant) opens up across the street, Hui receives a rude shock and is forced to lift his game to compete. He might even have to supply clean chopsticks. Written by Murray Chapman...

                        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.

                          Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen (1988)

                          Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen

                            • Unrated
                            • 90 min
                            • Documentary

                            Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen: This classic comedy concert film launched the careers of Tim Allen, Chris Rock and Jackie The Joke Man Martling. It also features the definitive performance of legendary Bill Hicks. The Heavyweights of Comedy: "Fat is where it's at!" This heavy film was shot on the same weekend as Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen. It features 8 of the heaviest and funniest comedians ever. Among these comedians are some rare jewels, including Bob Woods who died in 1990 ....

                            Consuming Passions (1988)

                            Consuming Passions

                              • 98 min
                              • Comedy

                              Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge chocolate vat. The tragic mishap at the chocolate factory results in candy lovers getting an unexpected 'extra' in their sweets.

                              Crash Course (1988)

                              Crash Course

                                • Unrated
                                • 95 min
                                • Comedy

                                Some students taking driver's ed during the summer. Among the students is Riko, a cocky guy; Chad, a guy from a privileged background, who's terrified to get behind the wheel; Vanessa, who's over protective mom who wouldn't allow her to take the course, who went behind her back; and Maria, a spoiled foreign student. Now the principal wants the students to pass so he tells the instructor, who's still not over his wife leaving and is not exactly up to the task, that...