1988 October Movies

Mystic Pizza (1988)

Mystic Pizza

  • 78%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Comedy

Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.

The Accused (1988)

The Accused

  • 95%
  • R
  • 111 min
  • Crime

A rape victim, enraged at the light sentence her attackers received on account that she was of "questionable character" goads a female prosecutor to charge the men who literally cheered the attack on.

Night of the Demons (1988)

Night of the Demons

    • R
    • 90 min
    • Horror

    On the night of Halloween, 10 teens decide to go to a party at an abandoned funeral parlor. "Hull House", rumored to be built on an evil patch of land & underground stream, is the place. While starting the party, the teens gather around a big mirror to perform a seance...BIG MISTAKE. They awaken some evil force and find themselves trapped and taken over one by one. Now it's a battle for who can survive and cross over the stream before going to hell.

    Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)

    Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers

      • R
      • 80 min
      • Comedy

      Angela Baker has undergone years of therapy, electro-shock and sexual reassignment surgeries, and finally landed herself a job in the last place she should be working - camp rolling hills. She has an old fashioned approach as to how camp should be, and an old familiar deadly way of making sure that those who don't follow her rules don't get to come back next summer.

      Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)

      Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

      • 29%
      • R
      • 88 min
      • Horror

      Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him?

      Spoorloos (1988)

      Spoorloos

        • NR
        • 107 min
        • Mystery

        Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor.

        Moonwalker (1988)

        Moonwalker

          • NONE
          • 93 min
          • Action

          A movie that starts out with the "Man in the Mirror" music video, it then changes to a montage of video clips of Michael's career. Next comes a parody of his Bad video by children, and then Michael is chased by fans in a fantasy sequence. 2 more videos are shown, and then a movie in which Michael plays a hero with magical powers. In it he is chased by drug dealer Mr. Big and saves three children. Videos included in the movie are "Smooth Criminal" and "Come Together".

          Another Woman (1988)

          Another Woman

          • 65%
          • 81 min
          • Drama

          Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his office. When she hears a young woman tell that she finds it harder and harder to bear her life, Marion starts to reflect on her own life. After a series of events she comes to understand how her unemotional attitude towards the people around her...

          "The American Experience" Eric Sevareid's Not So Wild a Dream

            • Unrated
            • 58 min
            • Documentary

            Journalist Eric Sevareid recounts his experiences growing up during the Great Depression and World War II.

            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...

            Ariel (1988)

            Ariel

              • NONE
              • 73 min
              • Drama

              Taisto Kasurinen is a Finnish coal miner whose father has just committed suicide and who is framed for a crime he did not commit. In jail, he starts to dream about leaving the country and starting a new life. He escapes from prison but things don't go as planned...

              Big Bird in Japan (1988)

              Big Bird in Japan

                • Unrated
                • 60 min
                • Family

                While visiting Japan, Big Bird wanders off from a guided tour bus in Tokyo, and is lost until a Japanese woman helps him get to where he needs to go. The woman, however, is hiding a secret.

                Blackout (1988)

                Blackout

                  • R
                  • 87 min
                  • Documentary

                  Caroline Boyle returns to her childhood home in Northern California, drawn there by a cryptic letter from her father, who abandoned her and her mother when she was a child. Caroline's frosty mother is less than cordial at her daughter's arrival but her step-father welcomes her kindly.

                  - Written by

                  alfiehitchie

                  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.

                    Clara's Heart (1988)

                    Clara's Heart

                    • 38%
                    • 108 min
                    • Drama

                    David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to new experiences, and eventually leading to a disturbing secret in Clara's past.

                    Dance 'Til Dawn (1988)

                    Dance 'Til Dawn

                      • Unrated
                      • 100 min
                      • Comedy

                      It's prom night and the kids of Hoover High will be having a night they will never forget. Popular girl Shelley ditches her prom and ends up spending the night with unpopular Dan; Popular guy Kevin goes out with nerdy Angela because he heard she was easy; Patrice continues to blame her boyfriend Roger for everything that doesn't go the way she wants it to. The adults also have there problems to contend with: Nancy and Larry must find out a way to patch up their marriage or get a...

                      Dear John

                        • G
                        • 30 min
                        • Comedy

                        After his wife leaves him for his best friend, John Lacey joins the One Two One Club, a support group for divorced and widowed people. The group consists of its fiery British leader Louise, sleazy Kirk, neurotic Ralph, aged but foxy Mrs. Philbert, and Kate, a red-headed divorcee who presents a possible love interest for John. Over the course of the series, the characters help each other first come to grips with their situation, and then overcome it, often with hilarious results. Written by ...

                        Demon City Shinjuku (1988)

                        Demon City Shinjuku

                          • PG-13
                          • 68 min
                          • Fantasy

                          The movie begins with a battle between fates, the evil Rebi Ra (also pronounced Levi Ra or even Devi Da) versus the short-lived hero Genichirou. Rebi Ra has allowed himself to be possessed in order to gain the incredible powers of evil and plans to summon demons to conquer the world. Defeating Genichirou and destroying Shinjuku, a part of Tokyo, with a devastating earthquake, the area becomes a demon-haunted wilderness. Ten years later, the World President, put in place to uphold world peace,...

                          Feds (1988)

                          Feds

                          • 20%
                          • 90 min
                          • Comedy

                          Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real fighting- machine, in contrast with Janis, the great student. They have to help each other, all the way to graduation.

                          Felix The Cat: The Movie (1988)

                          Felix The Cat: The Movie

                            • NR
                            • 82 min
                            • Animation

                            In another dimension, the villainous scientist Duke of Zill, with the help of his mechanical, geometric army, ultimately takes over the golden kingdom of Oriana, where Duke has just escaped exile! But Felix the Cat must bravely save Princess Oriana and restore order once again, from her terrible Uncle Zill and his smoke-belching mechanical troops before he can put his sinister plot into action!