Best Crime Movies of 1988


Jack the Ripper

7.6/10 IMDB

Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the murders. Using historical characters involved in the genuine 1888 hunt for the killer, the film was written by Derek Marlowe and David Wickes

Release date: 1988-10-21
Best Crime Movies of 1988 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace

Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace

7.0/10 IMDB

Mason defends a man he had sentenced to prison when he was an appellate-court judge. Now, 18 months after the sentencing, a new witness turns up to prove the man's innocence. Mason steps in to defend the man.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Patty Duke, Erin Gray, Larry Wilcox, Wendelin Harston, Tupper Cullum, David Ogden Stiers, Charles Siebert ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1988-02-28
Best Crime Movies of 1988 : Vengeance is Mine

Vengeance is Mine

6.0/10 IMDB

Vengeance is Mine is a Hong Kong Crime movie starring Rosamund Kwan

Starring: Rosamund Kwan, Pat Ha, Derek Yee Tung-Sing, Kent Tong, Josephine Lam, Kam Hing-Yin ..
Directed by: Lee Chi-Ngai, Billy Tang
Release date: 1988-10-28
Best Crime Movies of 1988 : Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper

7.6/10 IMDB

A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the Queen.

Starring: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Lewis Collins, Ray McAnally, Ken Bones, Susan George, Jane Seymour, Harry Andrews ..
Directed by: David Wickes
Release date: 1988-10-21
Best Crime Movies of 1988 : Into the Fire

Into the Fire

5.0/10 IMDB

Out of work and driving aimlessly, a man pulls into the "Wolf Lodge" and ends up with a job. When he wakes nightly to the sounds of icy voices and screams he decides he can no longer be an innocent bystander.

Starring: Susan Anspach, Art Hindle, Olivia d'Abo, Lee Montgomery, Maureen McRae, Steve Pernie, John Dondertman, Alice O'Neil, Bill Norman ..
Directed by: Graeme Campbell
Release date: 1988-09-01
Best Crime Movies of 1988 : Perfect Victims

Perfect Victims

4.4/10 IMDB

A psycho who has contracted AIDS blames women for his disease, and begins to stalk and kill beautiful girls.

Starring: Deborah Shelton, Lyman Ward, Tom Dugan, Clarence Williams III, Jackie Swanson, Nicolette Scorsese, Geoffrey Rivas, Phil Roberson, John Agar, Jill Jacobson ..
Directed by: Shuki Levy
Release date: 1988-08-18
Best Crime Movies of 1988 : Fresh Kill

Fresh Kill

4.2/10 IMDB

They were the prey... They were forced to kill... The bloody chase begins...

Starring: Pamela Dixon, Jody Jaress, Flint Keller, Tricia Parks, Robert Z'Dar, David Schroeder ..
Directed by: Joseph Merhi
Release date: 1988-07-21
Best Crime Movies of 1988 : Act of Piracy

Act of Piracy

4.3/10 IMDB

A large motor yacht becomes the focal point in this action tale when a group of mercenaries decide to capture the vessel. The original owner, who was delivering it to Sydney, Australia, is believed dead but is in fact very much alive, and determined to recover the yacht...

Starring: Gary Busey, Belinda Bauer, Ray Sharkey, Nancy Mulford, Arnold Vosloo, Dennis Casey Park, Ken Gampu, Anthony Fridjhon, Candice Hillebrand, Mathew Stewardson ..
Directed by: John “Bud” Cardos
Release date: 1988-07-07
Best Crime Movies of 1988 : Troublemaker


6.4/10 IMDB

With the American Dream set in their minds, two pathetic gangsters, one Luxembourgish, the other German, go through various trials and tribulation in the South of Luxembourg.

Starring: Thierry van Werveke, Ender Frings, Nicole Max, Conrad Scheel, Jochen Senf, Marie-Christine Faber, Peter Anderson, Fernand Mathes, Marc Olinger, Volker Wolff ..
Directed by: Andy Bausch
Release date: 1988-01-01
Best Crime Movies of 1988 : Death Nurse 2

Death Nurse 2

2.9/10 IMDB

That crazy killer nurse is at it again! Edith Mortley continues to slay more and more dumbfounded patients, turning them into rat food.

Starring: Priscilla Alden, Albert Eskinazi, Frances Millard, Irmgard Millard, Nick Millard ..
Directed by: Nick Millard
Release date: 1988-01-01

Also check Best crime movies of 1989.

Check out our top containing the Best Crime Movies of 1988 - This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.