Best Adventure Movies of 1988


The Land Before Time

7.4/10 IMDB

An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, and they encounter several obstacles as they learn to work together in order to survive.

Starring: Gabriel Damon, Candace Hutson, Judith Barsi, Will Ryan, Pat Hingle, Helen Shaver, Bill Erwin, Burke Byrnes, Frank Welker, Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Don Bluth
Release date: 1988-11-18


7.2/10 IMDB

The evil Queen Bavmorda hunts the newborn princess Elora Danan, a child prophesied to bring about her downfall. When the royal infant is found by Willow, a timid farmer and aspiring sorcerer, he's entrusted with delivering her from evil.

Starring: Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Jean Marsh, Patricia Hayes, Billy Barty, Pat Roach, Gavan O'Herlihy, David Steinberg, Phil Fondacaro ..
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 1988-05-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : The Bear

The Bear

7.7/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Tchéky Karyo, Jack Wallace, André Lacombe, Bart the Bear, Youk the Bear, Bozo the Bear ..
Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Release date: 1988-10-21

Midnight Run

7.5/10 IMDB

An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Dennis Farina, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Foronjy, Philip Baker Hall, Jack Kehoe, Robert Miranda ..
Directed by: Martin Brest
Release date: 1988-07-20

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

7.1/10 IMDB

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Starring: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed, Charles McKeown, Winston Dennis, Jack Purvis, Valentina Cortese, Jonathan Pryce, Bill Paterson ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 1988-12-07

Rambo III

5.8/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Kurtwood Smith, Spiros Focás, Sasson Gabai, Doudi Shoua, Randy Raney, Marcus Gilbert, Alon Abutbul, Mahmoud Assadollahi ..
Directed by: Peter MacDonald
Release date: 1988-05-24

Young Guns

6.8/10 IMDB

A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen, Dermot Mulroney, Casey Siemaszko, Terence Stamp, Jack Palance, Terry O'Quinn, Sharon Thomas Cain ..
Directed by: Christopher Cain
Release date: 1988-02-17

Tequila Sunrise

6.0/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh, Michelle Pfeiffer, Raúl Juliá, Gabriel Damon, Arliss Howard, Arye Gross, Daniel Zacapa, Eric Thiele ..
Directed by: Robert Towne
Release date: 1988-12-02

Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School

6.8/10 IMDB

Scooby, Shaggy and Scrappy Doo are on their way to a Miss Grimwood's Finishing School for Girls, where they have been hired as gym teachers. Once there, however, they find that it is actually a school for girl ghouls.

Starring: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Remy Auberjonois, Susan Blu, Jeff Cohen, Glynis Johns, Ruta Lee, Zale Kessler, Aaron Lohr, Patty Maloney ..
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols
Release date: 1988-10-16

Crocodile Dundee II

5.7/10 IMDB

Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under.

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, Ernie Dingo, Charles S. Dutton, Luis Guzmán, Stephen Root, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tatyana Ali, Colin Quinn ..
Directed by: John Cornell
Release date: 1988-05-19

The Presidio

5.9/10 IMDB

Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk driver. Now a series of murders that cross jurisdictions force them to work together again. That Austin is now dating Caldwell's daughter is not helping their relationship.

Starring: Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan, Jack Warden, Jenette Goldstein, Mark Blum, Dana Gladstone, Don Calfa, Patrick Kilpatrick, Rosalyn Marshall ..
Directed by: Peter Hyams
Release date: 1988-06-10
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers: Phoenix and New Frontier

Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers: Phoenix and New Frontier

7.6/10 IMDB

Four elite Galaxy Rangers with unique abilities defend law & order among the space colonies and protect humanity from the evil Crown Empire.

Release date: 1988-07-04

Action Jackson

5.5/10 IMDB

Vengeance drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.

Starring: Carl Weathers, Craig T. Nelson, Vanity, Sharon Stone, Thomas F. Wilson, Robert Davi, Bill Duke, Jack Thibeau, Roger Aaron Brown, Stan Foster ..
Directed by: Craig R. Baxley
Release date: 1988-02-12
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

7.2/10 IMDB

In the magical land of Narnia, it is always winter but never Christmas due to the tyrannical rule of the White Witch. The Witch fears a prophecy which states that two sons of Adam and two daughters of Eve will be crowned kings and queens of Narnia, which will not only mean the end of her reign but of her life. When she learns that the four Pevensie children have arrived in Narnia, she will stop at nothing to prevent them from fulfilling this prophecy. However, the Great Lion, Aslan, is on the move to help the four children to save Narnia.

Starring: Richard Dempsey, Sophie Cook, Jonathan R. Scott, Sophie Wilcox, Barbara Kellerman, Ailsa Berk, Ronald Pickup, Jeffrey Perry, Kerry Shale, Lesley Nicol ..
Directed by: Marilyn Fox
Release date: 1988-11-13
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

7.2/10 IMDB

Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the Lion, Aslan.

Release date: 1988-11-03
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Doctor Who: Remembrance of the Daleks

Doctor Who: Remembrance of the Daleks

8.4/10 IMDB

London, 1963: The Doctor returns to the place where it all began — alongside his latest companion, Ace, with unfinished business. Not for the first time, unusual events are unfolding at Coal Hill School. At 76 Totter's Lane, the Doctor discovers that his oldest foes — the Daleks — are on the trail of stolen Time Lord technology that he left on Earth long ago. The Daleks are planning to perfect their own time-travel capability, in order to unleash themselves across the whole of time and space.

Starring: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Simon Williams, Pamela Salem, Karen Gledhill, Dursley McLinden, George Sewell, Michael Sheard, Terry Molloy, Harry Fowler ..
Directed by: Andrew Morgan, John Nathan-Turner
Release date: 1988-10-26

The Incredible Hulk Returns

5.6/10 IMDB

Dr. David Banner meets a former student, who has a magical hammer that summons Thor, a Norse god who is prevented from entering Valhalla. When the two superheroes stop feuding long enough to breathe, they are a team unmatched by any of their enemies.

Starring: Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin, Eric Allan Kramer, Lee Purcell, Charles Napier, John Gabriel, Jay Baker, Tim Thomerson, Steve Levitt ..
Directed by: Nicholas Corea, Bill Bixby
Release date: 1988-05-22

The Man From Snowy River II

6.5/10 IMDB

After a few years trying to earn money to marry Jessica Harrison, Jim Craig returns to Snowy River. But he finds that a lot of things have changed.

Starring: Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Brian Dennehy, Nicholas Eadie, Mark Hembrow, Bryan Marshall, Rhys McConnochie, Peter Cummins, Cornelia Frances, Tony Barry ..
Directed by: Geoff Burrowes
Release date: 1988-03-24

Red Scorpion

5.1/10 IMDB

A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the rebels.

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, M. Emmet Walsh, Al White, T. P. McKenna, Carmen Argenziano, Alex Colon, Brion James, Greg Latter, Ruben Nthodi, Vusi Dibakwane ..
Directed by: Joseph Zito
Release date: 1988-12-24

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe

7.2/10 IMDB

Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the lion, Aslan.

Starring: Richard Dempsey, Sophie Cook, Barbara Kellerman, Jonathan R. Scott, Sophie Wilcox, Maureen Morris, Michael Aldridge, Jeffrey Perry, Mick Walter, Barbara Kellerman ..
Directed by: Marilyn Fox
Release date: 1988-11-13

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey

6.6/10 IMDB

In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.

Starring: Bruce Lyons, Chris Haywood, Hamish McFarlane, Marshall Napier, Noel Appleby, Paul Livingston, Sarah Peirse, Mark Wheatley, Tony Herbert, Jessica Cardiff-Smith ..
Directed by: Vincent Ward
Release date: 1988-12-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Big Bird in Japan

Big Bird in Japan

7.1/10 IMDB

While visiting Japan, Big Bird wanders off from a guided tour bus in Tokyo, and is lost until a Japanese woman helps him get to where he needs to go. The woman, however, is hiding a secret.

Starring: Caroll Spinney, Brian Muehl, Maiko Kawakami, Yôko Haruta, Pat Morita ..
Directed by: Jon Stone
Release date: 1988-10-01

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

5.8/10 IMDB

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 in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood children to be haunted. Soon, two children, Tommy and his sister Anika, venture into the house only to meet up with Pippi. The three soon become friends and get into various adventures together, including cleaning the floor with scrubbing shoes, dodging the "splunks", going down a waterfall in barrels, and helping Pippi with the problem of having to go to an orphanage. Older children will probably get the most out of this movie.

Starring: Tami Erin, David Seaman, Cory Crow, Eileen Brennan, Dennis Dugan, Dianne Hull, George DiCenzo, Dick Van Patten, John Schuck, Branscombe Richmond ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1988-07-06
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : The Creation - Greatest Adventure Stories from the Bible

The Creation - Greatest Adventure Stories from the Bible

7.1/10 IMDB

The three protagonists listen to a storyteller recount the creation as well as the Fall. At the same time, they learn their own lessons in honesty after tricking a gardener into giving them fruit for free.

Starring: Darleen Carr, Terry McGovern, Rob Paulsen, Tim Curry, Marc Singer, Stephanie Zimbalist, Les Tremayne, Terence McGovern ..
Directed by: Don Lusk
Release date: 1988-07-05


6.1/10 IMDB

Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Ade Sapara, Elvis Payne, Richard D. Sharp, Shane Rimmer, Timothy Spall, Oliver Platt, Warren Clarke, James Kennedy, Jimmy Nail ..
Directed by: Caleb Deschanel
Release date: 1988-06-30

Survival Quest

6.0/10 IMDB

A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss has been killed by one of the city slickers, he coaxes his team into exterminating all of them. They will have to rely on their wits and on each other in order to survive.

Starring: Lance Henriksen, Mark Rolston, Steve Antin, Michael Allen Ryder, Paul Provenza, Ben Hammer, Dominic Hoffman, Traci Lind, Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney ..
Directed by: Don Coscarelli
Release date: 1988-09-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Garfield: His 9 Lives

Garfield: His 9 Lives

7.8/10 IMDB

Garfield plays multiple roles including ancient Egyptian royalty, a fairyland kitten, a movie 'stunt cat" and more!

Starring: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger, Desiree Goyette, Nino Tempo, Hal Smith, Heather Kerr, Sandi Huge, Carolyn Davis, Frank Welker ..
Directed by: Bob Scott, Doug Frankel, Phil Roman
Release date: 1988-11-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : The Black Arrow

The Black Arrow

6.2/10 IMDB

One plotting politician, Sir Daniel Brackley, is using the royal unrest to his advantage and unwittingly giving rise to the arrival of a medieval hero, Black Arrow, whose steel cross bow and stout heart are pitted against the kingdom's villains. Black Arrow is saving one final arrow for the assassin who murdered his good friend, Harry Shelton, and left young Richard Shelton fatherless. Join the exciting adventures of Richard Shelton and the mysterious Black Arrow, brought together through turmoil and tragedy to begin the adventure of a lifetime.

Starring: Bob Baines, Clair Crowther, Phillip Hinton, Graham Matters, Lloyd Morris ..
Release date: 1988-10-18
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : The Good, the Bad and Huckleberry Hound

The Good, the Bad and Huckleberry Hound

6.8/10 IMDB

It's the gold rush era in the Wild West. A mysterious stranger (Huckleberry Hound) arrives in a small desert town carrying a huge golden nugget. The notorious Dalton brothers steal it. The town asks "the stranger" to go after them.

Starring: Daws Butler, Charlie Adler ..
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols, Ray Patterson, John Kimball, Bob Goe, Jay Sarbry
Release date: 1988-04-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Touch the Sun: Peter & Pompey

Touch the Sun: Peter & Pompey

6.5/10 IMDB

The fate of a young Australian boy is somehow linked with that of a young Roman boy who had traveled to Australia by ship during the time of the Roman Emperor, Nero.

Starring: Clayton Williamson, Kate McDonald, Emil Minty, Aaron Ferguson, Paul Chubb, Lynette Curran, Amanda Muggleton, Basil Clarke, Bruce Venables, Elaine Hudson ..
Directed by: Michael Carson
Release date: 1988-03-28

The Rescue

5.4/10 IMDB

A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their base. The U.S. Government will not mount a rescue mission to free the soldiers, so their teenage children take over. The kids find a way to venture into the foreign country and then must overcome many obstacles.

Starring: Edward Albert, James Cromwell, Kevin Dillon, Marc Price, Ellen Barber, Ian Giatti, Charles Haid, Timothy Carhart, Christine Harnos ..
Directed by: Ferdinand Fairfax
Release date: 1988-08-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

6.3/10 IMDB

English Lord Phileas Fogg has just become the main suspect in a daring bank robbery. Meanwhile, he has made a wager with several other lords that he will be able to travel around this world in a mere 80 days. Joined by his butler Passepartout, Fogg begins his journey. However, hot on his heels is Scotland Yard detective Mr. Fix.

Starring: Colin Borgonon, Wallas Eaton, Ross Higgins, Scott Higgins, Juliet Jordan, Keith Scott, Scott Higgins, Juliet Jordan ..
Directed by: Geoff Collins
Release date: 1988-11-25
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Case of the Killer Pizzas

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Case of the Killer Pizzas

7.4/10 IMDB

This time, the evil Shredder has devised one of his scariest scenarios.

Release date: 1988-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : A Waltz Through the Hills

A Waltz Through the Hills

7.1/10 IMDB

When Sammy Dean and her older brother Andy are suddenly orphaned, they fear that they will be separated and placed in foster homes. So they set off along on foot, hoping to reach a ship that will take them to England and their only surviving relatives. The two young runaways must make their dangerous journey through some of the world’s harshest terrain-the wilds of the Australian outback.

Starring: Dan O'Herlihy, Ernie Dingo, Andre Jansen, Tina Kemp, Maggie Wilde West, Geoffrey Atkins, Michael Carman ..
Directed by: Frank Arnold
Release date: 1988-01-01

Mac and Me

3.3/10 IMDB

A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.

Starring: Jade Calegory, Lauren Stanley, Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Ward, Tina Caspary, Vinnie Torrente, Martin West, Ivan J. Rado, Danny Cooksey, Laura Waterbury ..
Directed by: Stewart Raffill
Release date: 1988-08-12

Troma's War

5.5/10 IMDB

A small group of typical Tromaville citizens find themselves in the path of a terrorist army controlled by the power elite...

Starring: Carolyn Beauchamp, Sean Bowen, Rick Washburn, Patrick Weathers, Jessica Dublin, Steven Crossley, Lorayn Lane Deluca, Charles Kay-Hune, Ara Romanoff, Brenda Brock ..
Directed by: Lloyd Kaufman, Michael Herz
Release date: 1988-12-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Earth Star Voyager

Earth Star Voyager

6.6/10 IMDB

In the late 21st century, planet earth's natural resources are near depletion, and problems like acid rain and limited breathable oxygen abound. In response to the environmental decline, the Earth Star Voyager is created as an experimental space ship that sends the brightest young crewmen and women on a quest to find a new planet that human beings can colonize. Along the way, they find the long lost Jacob 'Jake' Brown, find a world with hostile aliens, and learn that the star craft's top secret purpose was not just a peaceful space exploration mission, but also potentially the critical piece of a super weapon.

Starring: Duncan Regehr, Brian McNamara, Julia Montgomery, Jason Michas, Tom Bresnahan, Margaret Langrick, Sean O'Byrne, Peter Donat, Dinah Gaston, Bruce Harwood ..
Directed by: James Goldstone
Release date: 1988-01-17
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : The Night Train to Kathmandu

The Night Train to Kathmandu

5.9/10 IMDB

A young girl leaves for Nepal with her parents and brother. She is unhappy to leave her home at first, but soon isn't when she meets a handome young man. The story unfolds into a romantic and daring quest in search of the "Invisible City."

Starring: Pernell Roberts, Eddie Castrodad, Milla Jovovich, Kavi Raz, Trevor Eyster ..
Directed by: Robert Wiemer
Release date: 1988-06-05
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : The Lion of Africa

The Lion of Africa

6.5/10 IMDB

Brooke Adams plays a woman who has to put up with Brian Dennehy's character if she wants to get across a desolate section of Africa. They fight and naturally sparks fly.

Starring: Brian Dennehy, Brooke Adams, Yosef Shiloach, Don Warrington, Carl Andrews, Katherine Schofield, Joe Chege, Tony Msalame, Oliver Litondo ..
Directed by: Kevin Connor
Release date: 1988-06-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Mercenary Fighters

Mercenary Fighters

4.4/10 IMDB

The president of an African country wants to boost his economy with a new dam. He ignores the protests of the tribes in the flooded region, so they declare rebellion. To avoid bad publicity, the president doesn't use his army, but hires four international mercenaries, who shall find tribes leader Kuruba and smother the protest. However after learning about the tribes motivation, the Vietnam veterans T.J. and Cliff realize how they're being used and reconsider.

Starring: Reb Brown, Peter Fonda, Ron O'Neal, James Mitchum, Robert DoQui, Jerry Biggs, Joanna Weinberg, Henry Cele, Laurens Celliers, Brümilda van Rensburg ..
Directed by: Riki Shelach Nissimoff
Release date: 1988-02-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats

Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats

6.2/10 IMDB

Beverly hills dowager leaves everything to Benny the Ball because her only rightful heir, her niece Amy, is missing. But that's only if Benny stays alive for 48 hours. If not, evil butler Snerdly and his mad Russian Wolfhound are next in line - and he's quick to pull every trick in the book to do poor Benny in and the troop sets off to rescue Benny and find the lost heir Amy.

Starring: Arnold Stang, Avery Schreiber, Kenneth Mars, Rob Paulsen, Richard Erdman, John Stephenson, Marvin Kaplan, Henry Polic II, Lilly Moon, Teresa Ganzel ..
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols, Paul Sommer
Release date: 1988-03-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission

The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission

5.0/10 IMDB

A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they're up against German wartime geniuses out to establish a Fourth Reich.

Starring: Telly Savalas, Ernest Borgnine, Hunt Block, Matthew Burton, Jeff Conaway, Alex Cord, Erik Estrada, Ernie Hudson, James Carroll Jordan, Ray Mancini ..
Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
Release date: 1988-11-10

Spirits of the Air, Gremlins of the Clouds

6.4/10 IMDB

A religious brother and sister endure alone together in the post-apocalyptic Outback, until the sudden arrival of a stranger who helps them build a crude plane to fly out of the desert.

Starring: Michael Lake, Melissa Davis, Boyd Norman, Rhys Davis ..
Directed by: Alex Proyas
Release date: 1988-09-02
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Peter Pan

Peter Pan

5.9/10 IMDB

This animated fairy tale for kids tells the classic story of Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up. Determined never to become an adult, Peter stays forever young in a magical word called Neverland, where he leads a band of mischevious kids called the Lost Boys. Unfortunately, Neverland's chief other inhabitant is a pirate named Captain Hook, who would like nothing more than to put a permanent end to Peter's fun.

Release date: 1988-01-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Christmas in Tattertown

Christmas in Tattertown

6.2/10 IMDB

Christmas in Tattertown is a 1988 television special created and directed by Ralph Bakshi about a place where everything discarded in the world came alive. It aired on the cable television network Nickelodeon.

Starring: Sherry Lynn, Keith David, Charlie Adler ..
Directed by: Ralph Bakshi
Release date: 1988-12-21

Davy Crockett: Rainbow in the Thunder

7.9/10 IMDB

In a well received addition to the Disney original, Johnny Cash and Tim Dunigan play Davy Crockett. Crockett and Andrew Jackson, now old men, share their memories (and differences) about an Indian uprising they put down 25 years prior.

Starring: Johnny Cash, Tim Dunigan, Samantha Eggar, Gary Grubbs, David Hemmings, Matt Salinger, Blu Mankuma, Cheryl Arutt ..
Directed by: David Hemmings
Release date: 1988-11-20
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Missing Link

Missing Link

6.1/10 IMDB

A million years ago in Africa: the last of the ape-humans is on flight from the humans, who killed the rest of his clan. Alone, seeking others of his kind, he traverses steps, deserts and mountains until he reaches the coast. But there are already humans, too.

Starring: Peter Elliott, Michael Gambon ..
Directed by: Carol Hughes, David Hughes
Release date: 1988-11-04

It Couldn't Happen Here

6.4/10 IMDB

Pet Shop Boys Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant embark upon a journey across England - but which England? Is it the half-remembered England of their childhoods, or the brutal reality of Mrs Thatcher's late-eighties England? Along the way they come across many familiar (and sinister) faces. The movie also features some of the Pet Shop Boys' most popular records.

Starring: Barbara Windsor, Joss Ackland, Neil Dickson, Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe, Gareth Hunt, Dominique Barnes, Carmen du Sautoy ..
Directed by: Jack Bond
Release date: 1988-06-08


4.6/10 IMDB

When a newlywed American couple goes to India on their honeymoon, little do they realize that they are about to go on the adventure of a lifetime. A huge ruby from the time of the Indian Maharajas has been stolen and placed in the backpack of the Americans. When the bad guys realize this, they kidnap the wife... Now the husband and his Indian friend (played by a famous Tamil Indian actor) must go out to save her.

Starring: Laura Albert, Brett Stimely, Rajinikanth, Anna Nicholas, Charlie Brill, Jack Kehler, Bob Christo, Christopher Neame, Tej Sapru, Bob Christo ..
Directed by: Dwight H. Little
Release date: 1988-10-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1988 : Pancho Barnes

Pancho Barnes

6.8/10 IMDB

A made for TV movie in which Valerie Bertinelli portrays Florence Pancho Barnes, a bored socialite who decides to learn to fly

Starring: Valerie Bertinelli, Ted Wass, Sam Robards, James Stephens, Cynthia Harris, Geoffrey Lewis, Todd Allen ..
Directed by: Richard T. Heffron
Release date: 1988-10-25

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