Most Popular "Year 1987" Titles
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1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 774,480 | Gross: $116.87M
2. Straight Outta Compton (2015)
R | 147 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
Votes: 116,406 | Gross: $161.03M
3. Predator (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
Votes: 289,764 | Gross: $59.74M
4. Foxcatcher (2014)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Mark and Dave Schultz, U.S. Olympic Wrestling champions, join Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - but John's emotional self-destruction threatens to consume them all.
Votes: 106,012 | Gross: $12.10M
5. Adventureland (2009)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Votes: 130,568 | Gross: $16.03M
7. Sex and the City 2 (2010)
R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While wrestling with the pressures of life, love, and work in Manhattan, Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte join Samantha for a trip to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), where Samantha's ex is filming a new movie.
Votes: 59,395 | Gross: $95.33M
8. Precious (II) (2009)
R | 110 min | Drama
In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.
Votes: 86,604 | Gross: $47.54M
9. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
Votes: 148,581 | Gross: $92.82M
10. Evil Dead II (1987)
X | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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.
Votes: 112,894 | Gross: $5.92M
11. Chasing Mavericks (2012)
PG | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.
Votes: 24,829 | Gross: $6.00M
12. The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Romance
Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s.
Votes: 54,430 | Gross: $70.96M
13. Mysterious Skin (2004)
NC-17 | 105 min | Drama
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Votes: 56,692 | Gross: $0.70M
Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary
An in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.
15. The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, and uncover a sinister history.
Votes: 48,994 | Gross: $55.33M
16. Dirty Girl (2010)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Votes: 8,984 | Gross: $0.05M
17. At the Devil's Door (VI) (2014)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror
A real-estate agent finds herself caught up in something sinister when she has to sell a house with a dark past and meets the troubled teen who used to live there.
18. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
A woman assists her friend in arranging an illegal abortion in 1980s Romania.
Votes: 44,642 | Gross: $1.19M
19. Paris Is Burning (1990)
R | 71 min | Documentary
A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
Votes: 3,984 | Gross: $3.78M
20. Almost Human (2013)
80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Mark Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light almost two years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him alive. Now a string of grisly, violent murders... See full summary »
Votes: 2,236 | Gross: $0.01M
22. Adam & Steve (2005)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.
Votes: 2,692 | Gross: $0.31M
23. Hands of Steel (1986)
R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands. He fails and hides in a diner in a desert run by a woman who likes him. The people who sent him are after him and so is the local arm wrestling champ.
24. I Am a Sex Addict (2005)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Romance
Autobiographical comedy about a recovering sex addict, about his obsession with prostitutes, and how that affected his relationships and his life altogether.
Votes: 2,938 | Gross: $0.11M
25. 1987 (2014)
105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 1987, Ricardo is 17. That summer, he has a busy schedule: lose his virginity, find a way to get into bars, have a car, spend time with friends. To make money fast, Ricardo decides to ... See full summary »
27. Bogowie (2014)
120 min | Biography, Drama
The early career of cardiac surgeon Zbigniew Religa. Despite harsh reality of the 1980s Poland, he successfully leads a team of doctors to the country's first human heart transplantation.
28. Rouge (1987)
93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's. A detached and beautiful performer, she falls in love with Twelfth Master Chan, heir... See full summary »
31. Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure (2011)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
When two friends tape-recorded the fights of their violently noisy neighbors, they accidentally created one of the world's first 'viral' pop-culture sensations.
Votes: 932 | Gross: $0.02M
33. Honest Man: The Life of R. Budd Dwyer (2010)
76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a movie about politics and corruption, suicide and survival. Four years in the making, it explores the scandal that led an honest, hard-working man ... See full summary »
34. Stepping Razor: Red X (1993)
103 min | Documentary
On a fall night in 1987, three men forced their way into Peter Tosh's home in Kingston, Jamaica. Inside, they drew guns and forced their way upstairs where they confronted Tosh and some ... See full summary »
36. Citizen Jane (2014)
16 min | Short, Drama
Canadian Forces Base, 1987 Private Jane Cross is quickly noticed during her training by Master Corporal Maryann Kirk, and for more than her skills on the battlefield. Meanwhile the military... See full summary »
37. Everything's Cool (2007)
89 min | Documentary
For the past two decades researchers, activists, scientists, and progressive politicians have struggled to rouse the public and the federal government to take action on global warming. ... See full summary »
39. Eighty Letters (2011)
75 min | Drama, Family
The story takes place in Czechoslovakia in 1987. The father has defected to England and the mother and her son are planning to leave the country to reunite with him. The film is told ... See full summary »
40. The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz (1987 TV Special)
49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
This is the 9th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ann Jillian after a short presentation by David Copperfield himself from the Alcatraz prison's beacon. It is the first one... See full summary »
41. Bread and Circuses (2011)
94 min | Comedy
Bread and Circuses is a comedy with a sent of nostalgia about socialistic Yugoslavia's last breaths looking forward into brighter future days than they appear to be at the moment.
44. Terrible Old Games You've Probably Never Heard Of (2007– )
10 min | Comedy, History
Ashens (Stuart Ashen) takes a look back to old games, most of which were exclusive to obscure consoles such as ZX Spectrum and therefore were limited to fewer countries like Great Britian.
48. Gaseume dodneum kallo seulpeumeul jaleugo (1992)
98 min | Drama, Romance
A man accepts a job on a shrimp fishing boat unaware that he is being set up for slave labor along with the rest of the crew of social outcasts.
49. A három növér (1991)
116 min | Comedy, Drama
In a small Russian town at the turn of the century, three sisters (Olga, Irina, and Masha) and their brother Andrei live but dream daily of their return to their former home in Moscow, ... See full summary »