National Board of Review 1988

Top 10 films
* Mississippi Burning
Dangerous Liaisons
The Accused
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Last Temptation of Christ
Tucker: The Man and His Dream
Running on Empty
Gorillas in the Mist
Midnight Run

Top foreign films
* Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Pelle the Conqueror
Le Grand Chemin
Salaam Bombay! (1988)
A Taxing Woman

Best Actor:
Gene Hackman – Mississippi Burning

Best Actress:
Jodie Foster – The Accused

Best Supporting Actor:
River Phoenix – Running on Empty

Best Supporting Actress:
Frances McDormand – Mississippi Burning

Best Director:
Alan Parker – Mississippi Burning

Best Documentary
The Thin Blue Line

Career Achievement Award:
Kirk Douglas