1988 Top Ten List

  • Dekalog, Six (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  • The Thin Blue Line (Errol Morris)
  • The Moderns (Alan Rudolph)
  • Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg)
  • Midnight Run (Martin Brest)
  • Bull Durham (Ron Shelton)
  • Beetle Juice (Tim Burton)
  • A Fish Called Wanda (Charles Crichton)
  • Drowning by Numbers (Peter Greenaway)
  • The Vanishing (George Sluizer)
  • Additional 1988 Films By Rating

  • Rain Man (Barry Levinson)
  • A Short Film About Love (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  • The Last Temptation of Christ (Martin Scorsese)
  • Alice (Jan Svankmajer)
  • Decalogue Five (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  • Dangerous Liaisons (Stephen Frears)
  • Die Hard (John McTiernan)
  • High Hopes (Mike Leigh)
  • Medea (Lars von Trier)
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (David Zucker)
  • A Short Film About Killing (Krzysztof Kieslowski)
  • They Live (John Carpenter)
  • Ariel (Aki Kaurismäki)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Robert Zemeckis)
  • Tales From the Gimli Hospital (Guy Maddin)
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Pedro Almodóvar)
  • As Tears Go By (Wong Kar-wai)
  • My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki)
  • Akira (Katsuhiro Otomo)
  • Epidemic (Lars von Trier)
  • Killer Klowns From Outer Space (Stephen Chiodo)
  • Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata)
  • Damnation (Béla Tarr)
  • On the Silver Globe (Andrzej Zulawski)