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Child's Play

A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Release On: 8th - November - 1988

Vote Count: 2243
Vote Average: 6.6/10


となりのトトロ

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 the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister seeks help from the spirits to find her.

Release On: 16th - April - 1988

Vote Count: 6202
Vote Average: 8.1/10


Beetlejuice

Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the undead newlyweds turn to an expert frightmeister, but he's got a diabolical agenda of his own.

Release On: 30th - March - 1988

Vote Count: 5476
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Scooby-Doo! and the Reluctant Werewolf

Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to Scooby, Scrappy and Shaggy's girlfriend to help him win a race against other monsters, and become human again.

Release On: 13th - November - 1988

Vote Count: 253
Vote Average: 7.4/10


アキラ

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

Release On: 16th - July - 1988

Vote Count: 3141
Vote Average: 8/10


L'Ours

An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.

Release On: 21st - October - 1988

Vote Count: 368
Vote Average: 7/10


ドラゴンボール 魔訶不思議大冒険

Master Roshi has succeeded at the one mission he valued most: to train Goku and Krillin to become ultimate fighters. So, he arranges for them to test their mettle at a competition hosted by Emperor Chiaotzu. Not everyone's playing by the rules, however, as a member of the ruler's household schemes to use the Dragonballs to extort money and power from the royal.

Release On: 9th - July - 1988

Vote Count: 189
Vote Average: 6.7/10


Rambo III

Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when Trautman is captured.

Release On: 24th - May - 1988

Vote Count: 2483
Vote Average: 6.1/10


Paperhouse

A young girl lost in the loneliness and boredom of reality finds solace in an ill boy, whom she can visit in a surreal dream world that she drew in her school composition book.

Release On: 10th - September - 1988

Vote Count: 102
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

The apparently comatose Michael Myers is being transferred from one hospital to another, but he wakes up when the ambulance crew talk about his surviving niece, Jamie. After slaughtering his attendants, Myers sets out to find his one living relative who is, fortunately, being cared for by a kind and resourceful foster sister named Rachel. Meanwhile, the ever-cautious Dr. Loomis remains on the killer's path.

Release On: 21st - October - 1988

Vote Count: 1185
Vote Average: 6.1/10


Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly unchains the merciless, bloodthirsty Jason Voorhees from his watery grave.

Release On: 13th - May - 1988

Vote Count: 760
Vote Average: 5.4/10


Bloodsport

U.S. soldier Frank Dux has come to Hong Kong to be accepted into the Kumite, a highly secret and extremely violent martial arts competition. While trying to gain access into the underground world of clandestine fighters, he also has to avoid military officers who consider him to be AWOL. After enduring a difficult training and beginning a romance with journalist Janice Kent, Frank is given the opportunity to fight. But can he survive?

Release On: 26th - February - 1988

Vote Count: 1388
Vote Average: 7/10


Die Hard

NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Release On: 15th - July - 1988

Vote Count: 9179
Vote Average: 7.8/10


ドラゴンボール 悟空の交通安全

An educational film featuring characters from "Dragon Ball". Roshi and Krillin are on their way to Bulma's birthday party, and they see a boy run into the street, nearly getting run over. Launch, as a traffic officer, teaches him about traffic safety. Meanwhile, Goku, who is also on his way to Bulma's party, gets a traffic lesson of his own from Suno after running through traffic to see her.

Release On: 1st - June - 1988

Vote Count: 36
Vote Average: 6.7/10


聖闘士星矢 真紅の少年伝説

Athena receives the visit of Phoebus Abel, her older brother and God of the Corona. He informs her that he has come to destroy humanity as punishment for their corruption, just as it was done in ancient times. He dismisses Seiya and the Bronze Saints, as she will now be guarded by Abel's three Corona Saints, Atlas of Carina, Jaow of Lynx and Berenike of Coma Berenices, and the five resurrected Gold Saints who died in the Sanctuary battle: Saga of Gemini, Deathmask of Cancer, Shura of Capricorn, Camus of Aquarius and Aphrodite of Pisces. When Athena rebels against Abel's plan, he attacks her, sending her soul to Elysion, the final resting place from which there is no return. The Bronze Saints immediately rush to the Sanctuary to save her and ultimately overcome Abel.

Release On: 23rd - July - 1988

Vote Count: 139
Vote Average: 7.5/10


聖闘士星矢 神々の熱き戦い

In Siberia, Hyōga saves a man that is being attacked. Injured, the man manages only to say something about Asgard. Some days later, Saori, Seiya, Shiryū and Shun are wondering about Hyōga and decide to go to Asgard to investigate. At Valhalla, the Lord of Asgard, Dolbar, says he has not heard of any Hyōga and neither has his right hand, Loki. However, at all times Seiya and the others can feel an evil cosmo emanating from Loki and the other Odin Saints called God Warriors. Shiryū, in particular, notices a familiar cosmo coming from Midgard, a mysterious, masked God Warrior. Dolbar makes it clear that he is trying to take control of both Asgard and the Sanctuary, imprisoning Athena in a strange dimension within the giant statue of Odin. Midgard reveals himself as Hyōga and tries to kill Shiryū to prove himself to Dolbar. Thus, it is the task of the Bronze Saints to defeat Dolbar, Loki and the rest of the God Warriors, to save Athena and Hyōga.

Release On: 12th - March - 1988

Vote Count: 124
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Who Framed Roger Rabbit

'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime suspect.

Release On: 21st - June - 1988

Vote Count: 4702
Vote Average: 7.5/10


Coming to America

An African prince decides it’s time for him to find a princess... and his mission leads him and his most loyal friend to Queens, New York. In disguise as an impoverished immigrant, the pampered prince quickly finds himself a new job, new friends, new digs, new enemies and lots of trouble.

Release On: 29th - June - 1988

Vote Count: 3549
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Introducing Chucky: The Making of Child's Play

A vintage featurette about the making of Child's Play (1988).

Release On: 9th - November - 1988

Vote Count: 6
Vote Average: 7.2/10


A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice soon realizes that Freddy is taking advantage of that unknown power to pull a new group of children into his foul domain.

Release On: 19th - August - 1988

Vote Count: 1056
Vote Average: 5.8/10