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Superboy (1988)

Superboy (1988)

Superboy (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
22 min

Kal-El’s early years as Superboy.

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My Secret Identity (1988)

My Secret Identity (1988)

My Secret Identity (1988)
IMDb: 7.3
22 min

My Secret Identity was a Canadian television series starring Jerry O’Connell and Derek McGrath. Originally broadcast from October 9, 1988 – May 25, 1991 on CTV in Canada, the series...

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Midnight Caller (1988)

Midnight Caller (1988)

Midnight Caller (1988)
IMDb: 7.8
60 min

Midnight Caller is a dramatic NBC television series created by Richard DiLello, which ran from 1988 to 1991. It was one of the first television series to address the dramatic...

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Genre: Drama
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War and Remembrance (1988)

War and Remembrance (1988)

War and Remembrance (1988)
IMDb: 8.3
135 min

War and Remembrance is an American miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. It is the sequel to highly successful The Winds of War.

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Heartbreak Hotel (1988)

Heartbreak Hotel (1988)

Heartbreak Hotel (1988)
IMDb: 5.7
97 min

When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band...

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Genre: Comedy, Music
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Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)

Witchery (1988)
IMDb: 4.3
95 min

The deserted island hotel hides a dark and sinister secret. Hundreds of years ago a witch held sway there, dominating her coven and spreading an evil that has seeped deep...

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Genre: Horror
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School Daze (1988)

School Daze (1988)

School Daze (1988)
IMDb: 6.0
121 min

Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
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Salsa (1988)

Salsa (1988)

Salsa (1988)
IMDb: 4.9
98 min

Fatherless barrio Puerto Rican Rico is a menial car mechanic by day, but lives for the nights, when he dances and dates hot dancing girls, cockily convinced the title of...

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Genre: Music, Romance
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Platoon Leader (1988)

Platoon Leader (1988)

Platoon Leader (1988)
IMDb: 5.4
97 min

West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara’s tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the...

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Genre: Drama, War
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A Very Brady Christmas (1988)

A Very Brady Christmas (1988)

A Very Brady Christmas (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
100 min

Almost 20 years after the start of the original “Brady Bunch” the kids are grown up and have kids of their own. Everyone is having a wonderful time back at...

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White of the Eye (1988)

White of the Eye (1988)

White of the Eye (1988)
IMDb: 6.2
111 min

Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988)

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988)

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988)
IMDb: 8.2
22 min

An un-scripted comedy show in which four guest performers improvise their way through a series of games, many of which rely on audience suggestions.

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Genre: Comedy
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Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988)

Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988)

Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988)
IMDb: 9.1
25 min

For decades, the Galactic Empire has been locked in an interstellar war with the Free Planets Alliance, a conflict that involves thousands of spaceships and millions of soldiers on both...

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American Experience (1988)

American Experience (1988)

American Experience (1988)
IMDb: 8.6
55 min

TV’s most-watched history series brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.

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Genre: Documentary
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China Beach (1988)

China Beach (1988)

China Beach (1988)
IMDb: 8.2
42 min

Dateline: November 1967. Within klicks of Danang, Vietnam, sits a U.S. Army base, bar and hospital on China Beach filled with wounded soldiers and one very lovely but damaged Army...

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The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1988)

The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1988)

The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1988)
IMDb: 7.7
22 min

An American animated children’s television series inspired by A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories.

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In the Heat of the Night (1988)

In the Heat of the Night (1988)

In the Heat of the Night (1988)
IMDb: 7.5
60 min

In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the motion picture and novel of the same name starring Carroll O’Connor as the white police chief...

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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Count Duckula (1988)

Count Duckula (1988)

Count Duckula (1988)
IMDb: 7.4
22 min

Count Duckula is a vegetarian vampire duck, coming into the world as an accident. Unlike his family and ancestors, he has no bloodlust, as when he was reincarnated, blood was...

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48 Hours (1988)

48 Hours (1988)

48 Hours (1988)
IMDb: 7.4
60 min

This newsmagazine series investigates intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all aspects of the human experience. Over its long run, the show has helped exonerate wrongly convicted people,...

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Genre: Mystery, News
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A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (1988)

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (1988)

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (1988)
IMDb: 6.8
23 min

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is the eighth incarnation of the Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon Scooby-Doo. This spin-off of the original show was created by Tom Ruegger and premiered on September...

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Empty Nest (1988)

Empty Nest (1988)

Empty Nest (1988)
IMDb: 6.6
25 min

Widowed pediatrician Harry Weston is a miracle worker when it comes to dealing with his young patients, but he’s more challenged by the other people surrounding him: daughters Barbara and...

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Genre: Comedy, Family
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Freddy’s Nightmares (1988)

Freddy’s Nightmares (1988)

Freddy’s Nightmares (1988)
IMDb: 6.4
60 min

Freddy’s Nightmares is an American horror anthology series, which aired in syndication from October 1988 until March 1990. A spin-off from the Nightmare on Elm Street series, each story was...

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The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988)

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988)

The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988)
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

An exploration of the heavy metal scene in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on glam metal. It features concert footage and interviews of legendary heavy metal and hard rock bands...

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Cop (1988)

Cop (1988)

Cop (1988)
IMDb: 6.4
110 min

An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.

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Little Nikita (1988)

Little Nikita (1988)

Little Nikita (1988)
IMDb: 6.0
98 min

Roy Parmenter is an FBI agent in San Diego; 20 years ago his partner was killed by a Soviet spy, nicknamed Scuba, still at large. Scuba is now trying to...

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For Keeps (1988)

For Keeps (1988)

For Keeps (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
98 min

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...

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Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
100 min

After her father’s ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence...

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Jack’s Back (1988)

Jack’s Back (1988)

Jack’s Back (1988)
IMDb: 5.9
97 min

A young doctor is suspected when a series of Jack the Ripper copycat killings is committed. However, when the doctor himself is murdered, his identical twin brother claims to have...

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The Couch Trip (1988)

The Couch Trip (1988)

The Couch Trip (1988)
IMDb: 5.8
97 min

The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he’s the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird.

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Genre: Comedy
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Spellbinder (1988)

Spellbinder (1988)

Spellbinder (1988)
IMDb: 5.8
99 min

When Jeff and his friend rescue a young beautiful woman (Kelly Preston) from an apparently abusive boyfriend, the trouble starts. Jeff unknowing becomes involved with Miranda (Kelly) and the web...

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A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
IMDb: 5.5
90 min

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....

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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Feds (1988)

Feds (1988)

Feds (1988)
IMDb: 5.4
82 min

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...

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Scarecrows (1988)

Scarecrows (1988)

Scarecrows (1988)
IMDb: 5.4
83 min

Five men heist the Camp Pendleton payroll and kidnap a pilot and his daughter, who are forced to fly them to Mexico. Enroute a double cross has one of the...

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Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988)

Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988)

Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988)
IMDb: 5.3
75 min

Los Angeles private eye Jack Chandler is hired by a worried mother to find her missing runaway daughter, Samantha. As Chandler searches for her whereabouts, he uncovers an evil cult...

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The House on Carroll Street (1988)

The House on Carroll Street (1988)

The House on Carroll Street (1988)
IMDb: 6.1
101 min

Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. One day her...

Genre: Drama
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Murphy Brown (1988)

Murphy Brown (1988)

Murphy Brown (1988)
IMDb: 6.8
30 min

Murphy Brown (Candice Bergen) is a recovering alcoholic who returns to the fictional newsmagazine FYI for the first time following a stay at the Betty Ford Clinic residential treatment center....

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Home and Away (1988)

Home and Away (1988)

Home and Away (1988)
IMDb: 5.1
20 min

Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living...

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Genre: Drama, Soap
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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
IMDb: 8.5
89 min

In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a...

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Genre: Animation, Drama, War
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My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
IMDb: 8.2
86 min

Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of...

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Drowning by Numbers (1988)

Drowning by Numbers (1988)

Drowning by Numbers (1988)
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

An ironic black comedy of love and death that takes place an a lyrically beautiful landscape. Three related women, all named Cissie Colpitts share a solidarity for one another which...

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