Monday, January 30

1988 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1988 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

Big

Big

After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.

Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman.

Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist

The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.

Midnight Run

Midnight Run

An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the F.B.I., and the Mafia after jumping bail.

Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning

Two F.B.I. Agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.

Running on Empty

Running on Empty

The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.

The Accused

The Accused

After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.

The Last Temptation of Christ

The Last Temptation of Christ

The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.