List of British films of 1988

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A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1988 (see 1988 in film):

1988

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1988
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Terry Gilliam John Neville, Eric Idle Action/Comedy
American Gothic John Hough Rod Steiger Horror Canadian co-production
American Roulette Maurice Hatton Andy García, Kitty Aldridge Thriller
Burning Secret Andrew Birkin Klaus Maria Brandauer, Faye Dunaway Drama
Buster David Green Phil Collins, Julie Walters Comedy/Crime
A Chorus of Disapproval Michael Winner Jeremy Irons, Anthony Hopkins Comedy
Consuming Passions Giles Foster Vanessa Redgrave, Jonathan Pryce Comedy
The Courier Frank Deasy, Joe Lee Gabriel Byrne, Ian Bannen Action
The Dawning Robert Knights Anthony Hopkins, Rebecca Pidgeon, Trevor Howard Drama Trevor Howard's final film
Distant Voices, Still Lives Terence Davies Lorraine Ashbourne, Jean Boht Drama
Dream Demon Harley Cokeliss Jemma Redgrave, Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail Horror
The Dressmaker Jim O'Brien Joan Plowright, Billie Whitelaw, Jane Horrocks Drama
Drowning by Numbers Peter Greenaway Joan Plowright, Juliet Stevenson, Joely Richardson Drama Entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival
Empire State Ron Peck Cathryn Harrison, Jason Hoganson Crime
A Fish Called Wanda Charles Crichton John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin Comedy
The Fruit Machine Philip Saville Emile Charles, Tony Forsyth Thriller
A Handful of Dust Charles Sturridge James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves Drama
Hawks Robert Ellis Miller Timothy Dalton, Anthony Edwards Comedy
Hellbound: Hellraiser 2 Tony Randel Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley Horror
High Spirits Neil Jordan Peter O'Toole, Steve Guttenberg Comedy
Howling IV: The Original Nightmare John Hough Romy Windsor, Michael T. Weiss Horror
It Couldn't Happen Here Jack Bond Pet Shop Boys Musical/Drama
Just Ask for Diamond Stephen Bayly Colin Dale, Saeed Jaffrey Family
The Lair of the White Worm Ken Russell Hugh Grant, Catherine Oxenberg, Amanda Donohoe Horror
Little Dorrit Christine Edzard Derek Jacobi, Joan Greenwood, Alec Guinness Literary drama
Madame Sousatzka John Schlesinger Shirley MacLaine, Navin Chowdhry Drama
Mapantsula Oliver Schmitz Thomas Mogotlane, Marcel Van Heerden Crime Co-production with South Africa
Olympus Force James Fortune, Robert Garofalo Linda Thorson, Richard Todd, John Draikas Action Co-production with Greece
Paperhouse Bernard Rose Charlotte Burke, Ben Cross Drama
Paris by Night David Hare Charlotte Rampling, Michael Gambon Thriller
Pascali's Island James Dearden Ben Kingsley, Charles Dance, Helen Mirren Drama Entered into the 1988 Cannes Film Festival
Prisoner of Rio Lech Majewski Steven Berkoff, Paul Freeman Drama
Run for Your Life Terence Young David Carradine, Lauren Hutton, George Segal, Franco Nero Sport-Drama
Salome's Last Dance Ken Russell Glenda Jackson, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace Drama Based on Oscar Wilde's play Salome
Soursweet Mike Newell Sylvia Chang, Danny Dun Drama
Stealing Heaven Clive Donner Derek de Lint, Kim Thomson, Denholm Elliott Drama Co-production with Yugoslav
Stormy Monday Mike Figgis Melanie Griffith, Tommy Lee Jones, Sting Drama
A Summer Story Piers Haggard Imogen Stubbs, James Wilby Romance
Testimony Tony Palmer Ben Kingsley, Sherry Baines Biopic
Verónico Cruz Miguel Pereira Juan José Camero, Gonzalo Morales Drama Co production with Argentina
Without a Clue Thom Eberhardt Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley Comedy Sherlock Holmes spoof
A World Apart Chris Menges Jodhi May, Barbara Hershey, Jeroen Krabbé Drama Won 3 awards at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival
Yellow Pages James Kenelm Clarke Chris Lemmon, Jean Simmons Comedy

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