Highest Rated Feature Films Released 1987-01-01 to 1987-12-31 With At Least 1000 Votes
1. Aha Naa Pellanta (1987)
147 min | Comedy
Krishnamurthy (Rajendra Prasad) is the only son of industrialist Satyanarayana (Nutan Prasad). He wants his son to get married to a girl whom he has chosen because of his bitter experience ... See full summary »
3. Nayakan (1987)
Not Rated | 145 min | Crime, Drama
A common man's struggles against a corrupt police force put him on the wrong side of the law. He becomes a don, who is loved and respected by many, but his growing power and influence exact a heavy toll.
4. Nadodikkattu (1987)
158 min | Comedy
After losing their jobs, Dasen and Vijayan don't see any chances to get work in Kerala. So they try to escape to the Middle East, but they end up in Tamil Nadu that leads to many hillarious inicidents there
8. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
R | 116 min | Drama, War
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.
Votes: 522,392 | Gross: $46.36M
11. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
PG | 104 min | Drama, War
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.
Votes: 25,415 | Gross: $4.54M
13. Khane-ye doust kodjast? (1987)
83 min | Drama, Family
An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.
14. Przypadek (1987)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama
Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.
15. Desyat negrityat (1987)
137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A psychological thriller based on the novel by Agatha Christie. Ten strangers are forced to come face to face with their dark pasts after receiving invitation to an isolated island off the coast of England.
16. The Untouchables (1987)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.
Votes: 229,710 | Gross: $76.27M
17. Matewan (1987)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, History
A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Votes: 6,114 | Gross: $1.68M
18. Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
PG-13 | 157 min | Drama
The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,146 | Gross: $2.05M
19. Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Reinette and Mirabelle are two young girls. Reinette lives in the countryside, Mirabelle in Paris. They meet during a holiday of Mirabelle in the country, when Reinette helps her to repair ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,288 | Gross: $0.22M
21. Predator (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
Votes: 306,543 | Gross: $59.74M
23. Evil Dead II (1987)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.
Votes: 120,795 | Gross: $5.92M
25. Withnail & I (1987)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
London, 1969 - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to ... See full summary »
Votes: 32,435 | Gross: $1.54M
26. Babette's Feast (1987)
G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
In a remote 19th-century Danish village, two sisters lead a rigid life centered around their father, the local minister, and their church. Both had opportunities to leave the village: one ... See full summary »
Votes: 14,525 | Gross: $4.40M
27. Mr. India (1987)
179 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A poor but big-hearted man takes orphans into his home. After discovering his scientist father's invisibility device, he rises to the occasion and fights to save his children and all of India from the clutches of a megalomaniac.
28. Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Votes: 1,729 | Gross: $1.09M
29. Motherland Hotel (1987)
101 min | Crime, Drama
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.
30. Chou tin dik tong wah (1987)
98 min | Drama, Romance
Filmed in New York, story of naive young woman from Hong Kong who goes to New York to study. Street-wise cabbie cousin takes care of her in the big city
31. Selamsiz Bandosu (1987)
107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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. One day the mayor learns that the prime ... See full summary »
32. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
Votes: 11,334 | Gross: $3.13M
33. Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In Paris outskirts Blanche, a young clerk, befriends Lea, a girl livelier than she is. Lea is going steady with Fabien who is a friend to Alexandre who is going steady with Adrienne but is ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,605 | Gross: $0.82M
34. Tesna koza 2 (1987)
87 min | Comedy
After car crash with some Turk, Pantic gets the idea to build a motel for all Turks who traveling through Yugoslavia. Sojic wants to thwart the plan, and tells the Turk in confidence that Pantic is gay. However, the Turk is also gay.
35. Lethal Weapon (1987)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A veteran policeman, Murtaugh, is partnered with a younger, suicidal officer, Riggs. They both have one thing in common: hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
Votes: 200,790 | Gross: $65.21M
36. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
R | 93 min | Comedy
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
Votes: 96,759 | Gross: $49.23M
38. The Whales of August (1987)
90 min | Drama
It's August. Like they have most summers, elderly widowed sisters Libby Strong and Sarah Webber, who live in Philadelphia, are staying together in the family's summer cottage on an island ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,344 | Gross: $1.34M
39. Oci ciornie (1987)
117 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,387 | Gross: $2.20M
40. Sien nui yau wan (1987)
Unrated | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. Unsurprisingly, no-one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up spending the night ... See full summary »
41. RoboCop (1987)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.
Votes: 191,763 | Gross: $53.42M
42. Cry Freedom (1987)
PG | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 10,488 | Gross: $5.90M
44. 84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
True story of a transatlantic business correspondence about used books that developed into a close friendship.
Votes: 6,158 | Gross: $1.08M
45. The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance
In 1962, a prepubescent boy in rural Australia watches painfully as his best friend and first love, an older girl, blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, setting off... See full summary »
Votes: 1,590 | Gross: $0.21M
47. Yan zhi kou (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 »
48. The Family (1987)
PG | 127 min | Drama, Romance
Traces events in the life of Carlo, from his christening in 1906, where his grandfather reminds his father that Carlo means "free man," to his 80th birthday party. The film principally ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,588 | Gross: $0.35M
49. Hong gao liang (1987)
91 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 1930s China a young woman is sent by her father to marry the leprous owner of a winery. In the nearby red sorghum fields she falls for one of his servants. When the master dies she finds... See full summary »
50. The Grand Highway (1987)
R | 104 min | Drama
Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she's... See full summary »
Votes: 1,177 | Gross: $0.76M