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 | Sci-Fi | Thriller 107 mins.
4. 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 153 mins.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion. Dir: John Hughes With: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins Comedy 93 mins.
10. The Living Daylights (1987) The Living Daylights (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov. Dir: John Glen With: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabbé Action | Adventure | Romance | Thriller 130 mins.