Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1987

1. The Princess Bride (1987) The Princess Bride (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather). Dir: Rob Reiner With: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Romance 98 mins.
2. Full Metal Jacket (1987) Full Metal Jacket (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio Drama | War 116 mins.
3. Predator (1987) Predator (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A team of commandos, on a mission in a Central American jungle, find themselves hunted by an extra-terrestrial warrior. Dir: John McTiernan With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller 107 mins.
4. Dirty Dancing (1987) Dirty Dancing (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Spending the summer in a holiday camp with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor Johnny Castle. Dir: Emile Ardolino With: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach Drama | Music | Romance 100 mins.
5. RoboCop (1987) RoboCop (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. Dir: Paul Verhoeven With: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy Action | Crime | Sci-Fi 102 mins.
6. Empire of the Sun (1987) Empire of the Sun (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. Dir: Steven Spielberg With: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson Drama | History | War 152 mins.
7. The Running Man (1987) The Running Man (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show. Dir: Paul Michael Glaser With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto Action | Sci-Fi 101 mins.
8. Can't Buy Me Love (1987) Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend. Dir: Steve Rash With: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains Comedy | Drama | Romance 94 mins.
9. Spaceballs (1987) Spaceballs (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Planet Spaceball's 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. Dir: Mel Brooks With: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi 96 mins.
10. The Lost Boys (1987) The Lost Boys (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After moving to a new town, two brothers are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires. Dir: Joel Schumacher With: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest Comedy | Horror 97 mins.