Top 10 Films of 1988

  • 1. The Unbearable Lightness of Being directed by Philip Kaufman
  • 2. Dangerous Liaisons directed by Stephen Frears
  • 3. The Last Temptation of Christ directed by Martin Scorsese
  • 4. Bull Durham directed by Ron Shelton
  • 5. Mississippi Burning directed by Alan Parker
  • 6. As Tears Go By directed by Wong Kar-Wai
  • 7. Frantic directed by Roman Polanski
  • 8. Big directed by Penny Marshall
  • 9. Stand and Deliver directed by Ramon Menendez
  • 10. Die Hard directed by John McTiernan
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role:
  • Daniel Day Lewis for The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role:
  • Glenn Close for Dangerous Liaisons
Author Comments: 

This is my canon of the top 10 films of the year. I feel these films are the most important and contributed immensely to the advancement of the motion picture. If a movie you like is not listed here, it means I did not value it as highly as these 10 films.

or you didn't see it.