1988 in retrospect doesn’t seem to shape up as a great year for great films, but oh boy am I missing seeing some very highly rated movies. Still a lot of the comedies from that year are ones I think back about and still find very funny. I need to rewatch a bunch of them.
HAVE SEEN: Die Hard, Scrooged, Beetlejuice, Rain Man, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Coming to America, Big, Cinema Paradiso, Heathers, Cocktail, They Live, Young Guns, A Fish Called Wanda, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, Midnight Run, Twins, Stand and Deliver, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The Last Temptation of Christ, Working Girl, Bull Durham, Colors, Mystic Pizza, Funny Farm, Frantic, Earth Girls Are Easy, Tucker: The Man and His Dream, My Stepmother Is an Alien, Alien Nation, Eight Men Out, The Presidio, Talk Radio, Action Jackson, Married to the Mob, Masquerade, Punchline, 1969, Moon Over Parador
HAVE NOT: Willow, Mississippi Burning, Dangerous Liaisons, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Dead Ringers, The Accused, Two Moon Junction, A Cry in the Dark, The Vanishing, She’s Having a Baby, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, School Daze, High Spirits, Big Top Pee-wee, Bird, Gorillas in the Mist, Biloxi Blues, Bright Lights, Big City; Tapeheads