Best of 1987

This is the list of my favorite movies from the year 1987. Sorry for the ones, I haven't seen yet.
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1.
Wings of Desire (1987)
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An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal. (128 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
“ 9.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
2.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. (116 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ 9.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
3.
The Princess Bride (1987)
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While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ 8.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
4.
Mr. Muhsin (1987)
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An ingenuous countryman Ali Nazik migrates to Istanbul and meets producer Muhsin Kanadikirik to have his first album. (119 mins.)
Director: Yavuz Turgul
“ 8.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
5.
Where is the Friend's Home? (1987)
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An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school. (83 mins.)
“ 8.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
6.
Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
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A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret. (104 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ 8.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
7.
The Untouchables (1987)
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Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (119 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ 8.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
8.
Empire of the Sun (1987)
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A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. (153 mins.)
“ 8.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
9.
Withnail & I (1987)
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London, 1969 - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp... (107 mins.)
Director: Bruce Robinson
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
10.
The Last Emperor (1987)
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The story of the final Emperor of China. (163 mins.)
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
11.
Raising Arizona (1987)
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When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintupelets, their lives get more complicated than they anticipated. (94 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
12.
Babette's Feast (1987)
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In a remote 19th-century Danish village, two sisters lead a rigid life centered around their father... (102 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Axel
“ 7.6 ” - aiwakaiy
 
13.
Predator (1987)
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A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior. (107 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
14.
Selamsiz's Band (1987)
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Selamsiz (wich means 'no greeting') is a small town in Anatolia. The town has a lot of problems but noone from governments come and see the town... (107 mins.)
Director: Nesli Colgecen
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
15.
RoboCop (1987)
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In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
16.
Farewell, Terminator (1987 Short Film)
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In futuristic Israel a special police force terminates criminals. The terminators who reach a certain killing qouta can leave the country for good.one cop discovers the truth behind this arangement, and now he has to fight for his life. (28 mins.)
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
17.
Evil Dead II (1987)
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The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holds up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack. (84 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ 7.5 ” - aiwakaiy
 
18.
Cobra Verde (1987)
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The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves... (111 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
19.
Hamlet Goes Business (1987)
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A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. After the death of his father... (86 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
20.
Three O'Clock High (1987)
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A nerd gets himself in hot water with the new bully, a quiet bad boy who challenges him to fight on the grounds of their high school after the day's end. (97 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
21.
Spaceballs (1987)
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Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them. (96 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
22.
Lethal Weapon (1987)
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A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in common; hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers. (110 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ 7.4 ” - aiwakaiy
 
23.
Brightness (1987)
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A young man with magical powers journeys to his uncle to request help in fighting his sorcerer father. (105 mins.)
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
24.
Motherland Hotel (1987)
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The lonely proprietor of a small hotel in a provincial Turkish town develops a passion for a departed guest and the reality of routine everyday-life starts crumbling into pieces. (101 mins.)
Director: Ömer Kavur
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
25.
The Cyclist (1987)
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The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care,... (95 mins.)
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
26.
The Lost Boys (1987)
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After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires. (97 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
27.
Pathfinder (1987)
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Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area... (86 mins.)
Director: Nils Gaup
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
28.
Wall Street (1987)
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A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing. (126 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ 7.3 ” - aiwakaiy
 
29.
House of Games (1987)
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A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men. (102 mins.)
Director: David Mamet
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
30.
My Aunt (1987)
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7 yo Umur falls in love with his much older aunt in the midst of political upheaval and dysfunctions of his family. (105 mins.)
Director: Halit Refig
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
31.
Hayallerim, Askim ve Sen (1987)
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Coskun (Oguz Tunc;), who grew up in an orphanage, has been in love with the very famous film star Derya Altinay (Turkan Soray) all of his life... (100 mins.)
Director: Atif Yilmaz
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
32.
Hope and Glory (1987)
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A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2... (113 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
33.
Cry Freedom (1987)
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South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko. (157 mins.)
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
34.
Under the Sun of Satan (1987)
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Dossignan is a zealous rural priest. The dean Menou-Segrais tries to keep him reasonable. But Dossignan will be tempted by Satan, then will try to save the soul of Mouchette, a young girl who killed one of her lovers. (97 mins.)
Director: Maurice Pialat
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
35.
September (1987)
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At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children. (82 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
36.
Anguish (1987)
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A controlling mother uses telepathic powers to send her middle-aged son on a killing spree. (86 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
“ 7.2 ” - aiwakaiy
 
37.
Is-slottet (1987)
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In a remote Norwegian mountain-area in the 1930s, two 12 year old girls Siss and Unn meet. They are friends... (78 mins.)
Director: Per Blom
“ 7.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
38.
Project A 2 (1987)
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Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent. (101 mins.)
Director: Jackie Chan
“ 7.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
39.
Kreytserova sonata (1987)
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During a discussion about love and marriage on a train, Poznyshev (Oleg Yankovsky) announces that he murdered his wife... (158 mins.)
“ 7.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
40.
Katircilar (1987)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Serif Gören
“ 7.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
41.
Hero: The Official Film of the 1986 FIFA World Cup (1987 Documentary)
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The official documentary record of the 1986 soccer World Cup, highlighting the Captain of Argentina, Diego Maradona. (86 mins.)
Director: Tony Maylam
“ 7.1 ” - aiwakaiy
 
42.
Ironweed (1987)
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An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, NY after returning there for the first time in decades. (143 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
“ 7.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
43.
Flowers in the Attic (1987)
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Children are hidden away in the attic by their conspiring mother and grandmother. (93 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Bloom
“ 7.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
44.
The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987 TV Movie)
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The true story of Robert Elliot Burns, the prisoner who, after being sentenced to a Georgia chain gang, attempted two daring escapes. (115 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
“ 7.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
45.
No Way Out (1987)
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A coverup and witchhunt occur after a politician accidentally kills his mistress. (114 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
“ 7.0 ” - aiwakaiy
 
46.
Hellraiser (1987)
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An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld. (94 mins.)
Director: Clive Barker
“ 6.9 ” - aiwakaiy
 
47.
Fatal Attraction (1987)
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A married man's one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family. (119 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
“ 6.9 ” - aiwakaiy
 
48.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
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Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back. (96 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
49.
The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (1987 TV Movie)
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Elroy Jetson invents a time machine that takes him back to prehistoric times, where he meets the Flintstone family. (92 mins.)
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy
 
50.
The Running Man (1987)
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A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. (101 mins.)
“ 6.8 ” - aiwakaiy