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1988 Romantic Drama Movies

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Dangerous Liaisons(1988)

R
| 1h 59min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 393 votes)

In 18th century France, Marquise de Merteuil asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for one last night with her. Yet things don’t go as planned.

Tequila Sunrise(1988)

R
| 1h 55min | Crime, Romance / Love, Thriller
3.1/5 (with 154 votes)

In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon Nick's loyalties are put to the test when he begins an affair with restaurateur Jo Ann -- a love interest of Mac's -- unwittingly leading his friend into a police-orchestrated trap.

The Accidental Tourist(1988)

PG
| 2h 1min | Drama, Romance / Love, Comedy
3.1/5 (with 72 votes)

After the death of his son, travel writer Macon Leary seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife is having similar problems. They separate, and Macon meets a strange, outgoing woman who brings him 'back down to earth', but his wife soon thinks their marriage is still worth another try.

Two Moon Junction(1988)

R
| 1h 44min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.1/5 (with 56 votes)

A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.

A Short Film About Love(1988)

1h 27min | Drama, Romance / Love
4.0/5 (with 100 votes)

19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when the two finally meet, they discover that they have a lot more in common than appeared at first sight...

Miracle Mile(1988)

3.5/5 (with 62 votes)

After 30 years of searching, Harry has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los Angeles in less than an hour!

As Tears Go By(1988)

3.5/5 (with 70 votes)

Two parallel stories of Wah caught in the mist of a love affair with his beloved cousin, Ngor, and his relationship with his triad brother, Fly, who seems to never fall out of trouble.

The Good Mother(1988)

R
| 1h 44min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.0/5 (with 7 votes)

After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter's custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the kid.

Stealing Home(1988)

PG-13
| 1h 38min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 17 votes)

Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his first love, Katie Chandler (Foster), has died. Wyatt returns home to deal with this tragedy reminescing over his childhood growing up with his father, Katie and best friend Alan Appleby.

Stealing Heaven(1988)

R
| 1h 48min | History, Romance / Love, Drama
3.5/5 (with 6 votes)

Abelard, a famous teacher of philosophy at the cathedral school of Notre Dame, falls in love with one of his students, Héloïse d'Argenteuil. A sixteen-year old girl raised in a convent, Héloïse has an intellectual curiosity and rebels against the status of women in 12th century Europe. When others begin to suspect their relationship, Heloise's uncle Fulbert and the bishop of Paris work together to put a stop to it. Héloïse becomes pregnant with Abelard's child, and they are married in secret. Abelard struggles for acting against the will of God, yet is unable to escape his love for Heloise.

The Boost(1988)

R
| 1h 35min | Drama, Romance / Love
2.8/5 (with 17 votes)

Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to turn. His friend, Joel, introduces him to cocaine to give Lenny that needed "boost". What ensues next is a descent into drug addiction and insanity as Lenny tries to regain control of his life, all the while needing that extra "boost".

Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak(1988)

2h 42min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 17 votes)

Both Dhanraj Singh and Randhir Singh are two bitter and old time enemies. They faced a disastrous situation when their children, Raj and Rashmi fall deeply in love. They openly declare their hatred for one another and will do anything in their power, even kill - but they will not accept their children's choice. But Raj and Rashmi are dedicated to their love and are not willing to accept the fact that their fathers are mutual enemies.

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A Summer Story(1988)

1h 35min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.7/5 (with 5 votes)

A bittersweet tale of lost love, based on a short story ("The Apple Tree") by John Galsworthy.

The Girl in a Swing(1988)

R
| 1h 59min | Drama, Thriller
2.3/5 (with 2 votes)

A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires the services of a secretary fluent in Danish, English, and German. He falls deeply in love with the woman, despite the fact that he knows virtually nothing about her. She insists on not being married in a church, and after they are married, some bad things from her past begin surfacing in subtly supernatural ways, and he must find the best way to deal with them without destroying their relationship.

The Woman He Loved(1988)

In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonised as the woman who stole the King of England.

Directed by Charles Jarrott - With Anthony Andrews

Strange Place for an Encounter(1988)

1h 40min | Romance / Love
2.8/5 (with 5 votes)

France is a haughty, bourgeoise wife who is abandoned at the side of the road by her husband after a vicious quarrel. She meets Charles, a doctor. The meeting of the two strangers is the focus of the film, along with their encounters with characters at a truck stop.

Rouge(1987)

3.6/5 (with 15 votes)

The ghost of a courtesan who died in 1934 returns to Hong Kong fifty-three years later, seeking to reunite with the man she loved.

A Soldier's Tale(1988)

1h 36min | Romance / Love, War, Drama
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

In the days following the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, a British platoon leader named Saul (Gabriel Byrne) and his corporal (Paul Wyett) reach an isolated farmhouse and encounter a beautiful French girl named Belle (Marianne Basler). Love blooms between Saul and Belle, but the grim realities of war catch up with them when a French Resistance trio claims that Belle is a Nazi collaborator. Judge Reinhold appears briefly as the token Yank.

The Night Train to Kathmandu(1988)

1h 42min | Adventure, Fantasy
2.7/5 (with 1 vote)

A young girl leaves for Nepal with her parents and brother. She is unhappy to leave her home at first, but soon isn't when she meets a handome young man. The story unfolds into a romantic and daring quest in search of the "Invisible City.".

Directed by Robert Wiemer - With Milla Jovovich, Pernell Roberts

The Sparrow's Fluttering(1988)

1h 35min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

A woman, who has been the mistress of a man who has just died, thinks about leaving the little Italian village where they lived and moving to another place. An old and rich man offers her a place in his house, however, she will have to listen to him telling his past love stories.

The Jeweller's Shop(1989)

1.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Burt Lancaster stars as the titular merchant in this classic adaptation of Pope John Paul II's best-selling play "The Jeweller's Shop," an inspiring drama about three married couples and their ups and downs in holy matrimony. With a faithful jeweler acting as their spiritual adviser, three sets of husbands and wives struggle to live their lives with love, steering clear of avarice and infidelity. Olivia Hussey and Ben Cross also star.

Yasemin(1988)

1h 25min
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Yasemin is a 1988 German-language film directed by Hark Bohm. The international co-production of Turkey and West Germany was chosen as West Germany's official submission to the 61st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, but didn't obtain a nomination. It was also entered into the 38th Berlin International Film Festival.

Directed by Hark Bohm - With Ayse Romey, Uwe Bohm, Şener Şen, Toto Karaca, Nursel Köse, Corinna Harfouch, ...

Swarnakamalam(1988)

2h 30min | Romance / Love
3.9/5 (with 1 vote)

A painter who recently moved into the neighborhood helps his neighbor, a retired cultural dance artist. He helps by painting billboards advertising events in which the artist and his daughters perform.

Directed by Kasinathuni Viswanath - With Venkatesh Daggubati, Bhanupriya, Sharon Lowen, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Aruna Mucherla, Sri Lakshmi, ...

Akarshan(1988)

Love story about an actress falling in love with her costar.

With Sonu Walia, Sharon Prabhakar, Rohini Hattangadi, Girish Karnad, Akbar Khan, Parveen Babi, ...

Wildfire(1988)

PG
| 1h 34min | Drama

Since they met the first time in boarding school as little kids, it was obvious that the orphans Kay and Dave would become a couple. But at sixteen, Dave foolishly attempted to rob a bank with a water pistol, and ended up in jail for eight years. Meanwhile Kay was sent to foster parents, where she met the successful business man Mike, whom she married and bore two kids. Now Frank is released from prison and immediately starts wooing Kay again. Although she's happy with Mike, she can't withdraw herself completely. Old memories and her husband's jealousy make her spend more and more time with him.

Directed by Zalman King - With Steven Bauer

Isabella(1988)

Isabella, a guide, falls in love with one of her customers, Unnikrishnan. But every time they meet, he refuses to accept her. Moreover, she struggles to deal with the difficult situations at home.

Woman in the Moon(1989)

1h 30min | Drama, Romance / Love
2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

Angela, an Italian-American woman, after many years returned to Sicily to attend the funeral of her father. During the ferry trip she meets Salvo, a teenager boy who claims to be hunted by the Mafia, because of a quantity of drugs he stole to some criminals. She decides to give him a ride and the two embark on a journey through Sicily. His amorous attentions are soon obvious, and leads to a fairly obvious ending.

Directed by Vito Zagarrio - With Greta Scacchi, Marcello Perracchio
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