Best award winning movies with Gothic atmosphere from 1988

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with Gothic atmosphere from 1988! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with Gothic atmosphere from 1988, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Dead Ringers (1988)

Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the meeker of the two, without the woman knowing the difference. Beverly falls hard for one of the patients, Claire, but when she inadvertently deceives him, he slips into a state of madness.

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1988-09-23 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold

Rating

rating icon 7.106
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #52 for
    downward spiral
  2. Ranked #79 for
    wallflower
  3. Ranked #127 for
    socially awkward

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2 Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

In 18th century France, Marquise de Merteuil asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for one last night with her. Yet things don’t go as planned.

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1988-12-21 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Glenn Close, John Malkovich

Rating

rating icon 7.211
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #15 for
    decadent
  2. Ranked #31 for
    backstabbing
  3. Ranked #51 for
    Period Drama

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3 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

'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.

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1988-06-21 | Fantasy / Animation

Cast

Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    like Fantastic Mr. Fox
  2. Ranked #49 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #60 for
    femme fatale

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4 Cinema Paradiso (1988)

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

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1988-11-17 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin

Rating

rating icon 8.45
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #51 for
    father figure
  2. Ranked #73 for
    mawkish
  3. Ranked #115 for
    remarkable

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5 Mississippi Burning (1988)

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff.

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1988-12-08 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.679
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #94 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #157 for
    realistic portrayal
  3. Ranked #159 for
    teaching tool

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6 Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Siblings Maisie and Tony, along with their mother, gather for their sister Eileen's wedding. It is a joyous occasion, but through flashbacks, it becomes clear that the family was not always happy. Their father was physically abusive to his wife and left the children emotionally traumatized. As a result, the children have grown into unhappy adults, looking for love they didn't receive when they were young.

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1988-11-16 | Drama / Music

Cast

Freda Dowie, Pete Postlethwaite

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #92 for
    lugubrious
  2. Ranked #119 for
    blue-collar
  3. Ranked #198 for
    symmetry plots

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7 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.

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1988-03-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas

Rating

rating icon 7.42
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #21 for
    madcap comedy
  2. Ranked #53 for
    self-parodic cast
  3. Ranked #76 for
    afterschool special

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8 The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet invasion occurs, all three flee to Switzerland. Sabina begins an affair, Tom continues womanizing, and Tereza, disgusted, returns to Czechoslovakia. Realizing his mistake, Tomas decides to chase after her.

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1988-02-05 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche

Rating

rating icon 6.932
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #75 for
    like Pride & Prejudice
  2. Ranked #81 for
    devil-may-care
  3. Ranked #91 for
    erotically charging

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9 Bird (1988)

Saxophone player Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker comes to New York in 1940 and is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.

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1988-06-01 | Drama / Music

Cast

Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora

Rating

rating icon 6.832
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    sensitive musical score
  2. Ranked #42 for
    ad lib
  3. Ranked #60 for
    boppy

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10 Lady in White (1988)

Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious Lady In White lives. As he discovers the secret of the woman he soon finds that the killer may be someone close to him.

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1988-04-22 | Mystery / Horror

Cast

Lukas Haas, Len Cariou

Rating

rating icon 6.113
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    bludgeoned to death
  2. Ranked #121 for
    Urban Legend
  3. Ranked #189 for
    five stars

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