Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) - the best film of 1988 and the best animated film of the 80's

1980  –  1989

Total Films I’ve Seen:  942

Films That Make the Top 5 in Any Category:  43

Best Film Not to Make the Top 5 in Any Category:  Platoon

Film of the Decade:  Raiders of the Lost Ark

Worst Film of the Decade:  Human Highway

Worst Best Picture Nominee of the Decade:  Fatal Attraction

Worst Film of the Decade Made by a Top 100 Director:  Phobia


He might be the emperor, but he is also still just a little boy. Bertolucci's The Last Emperor (1987)

The 60th annual Academy Awards, for the film year 1987.  The nominations were announced on February 17, 1988 and the awards were held on April 11, 1988.

Best Picture:  The Last Emperor

  • Hope and Glory
  • Broadcast News
  • Moonstruck
  • Fatal Attraction

Most Surprising Omission:  Empire of the Sun

Best Eligible Film Not Nominated:  The Princess Bride

Rank (out of 82) Among Best Picture Years:  #52 (more…)

If you killed his father, you should probably prepare to die.

My Top 20:

  1. The Princess Bride
  2. Au revoir les enfants
  3. Hope and Glory
  4. Empire of the Sun
  5. Broadcast News
  6. Manon of the Spring
  7. The Dead
  8. The Last Emperor
  9. Matewan
  10. Full Metal Jacket
  11. Jean de Florette
  12. House of Games
  13. The Untouchables
  14. Roxanne
  15. Radio Days
  16. My Life as a Dog
  17. River’s Edge
  18. The Big Easy
  19. Raising Arizona
  20. Evil Dead II (more…)

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