Best rather unconvincing award winning movies from 1988

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1 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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2 Call Me (1988)

After agreeing to meet an obscene caller at a bar, a young New York reporter witnesses a murder and becomes an unwilling player in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.

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1988-05-20 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Patricia Charbonneau, Stephen McHattie

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #244 for
    cryptical
  2. Ranked #273 for
    Disneyfied
  3. Ranked #306 for
    bit hokey

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3 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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4 Rain Man (1988)

When car dealer Charlie Babbitt learns that his estranged father has died, he returns home to Cincinnati, where he discovers that he has a savant older brother named Raymond and that his father's $3 million fortune is being left to the mental institution in which Raymond lives. Motivated by his father's money, Charlie checks Raymond out of the facility in order to return with him to Los Angeles. The brothers' cross-country trip ends up changing both their lives.

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1988-12-12 | Drama

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise

Rating

rating icon 7.764
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    smug
  2. Ranked #65 for
    extraordinary
  3. Ranked #86 for
    narcissist

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5 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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6 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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7 Torch Song Trilogy (1988)

Arnold is a gay man working as a drag queen in 1971 NYC. He meets a handsome bisexual man.

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1988-12-14 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #139 for
    Queer Cinema
  2. Ranked #143 for
    gut-punch
  3. Ranked #144 for
    crème de la crème

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8 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
    goofball

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9 Tequila Sunrise (1988)

In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon Nick's loyalties are put to the test when he begins an affair with restaurateur Jo Ann -- a love interest of Mac's -- unwittingly leading his friend into a police-orchestrated trap.

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1988-12-02 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    Multigenre
  2. Ranked #56 for
    neo-noir
  3. Ranked #79 for
    cocksure

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10 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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