Movies from 1987 to watchby Ashley Willis | created - 02 Mar 2011 | updated - 21 Jun 2011 | Public
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1. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted, at a cost, when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Votes: 53,920 | Gross: $63.77M
2. The Living Daylights (1987)
PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
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.
Votes: 77,069 | Gross: $51.19M
3. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Family
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
Votes: 37,458 | Gross: $15.68M
4. Moonstruck (1987)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Loretta Castorini, a bookkeeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry.
Votes: 40,787 | Gross: $80.64M
8. 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: 243,410 | Gross: $76.27M
10. Angel Heart (1987)
R | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Votes: 70,035 | Gross: $17.19M
11. Masters of the Universe (1987)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The heroic warrior He-Man battles against the evil lord Skeletor and his armies of darkness for control of Castle Grayskull.
Votes: 31,790 | Gross: $17.34M
14. The Stepfather (1987)
R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
After murdering his entire family, a man remarries a widow with a teenage daughter in another town and prepares to do it all over again.
Votes: 10,635 | Gross: $2.49M
15. The Hidden (1987)
R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Law abiding people suddenly become violent criminals. A cop and an FBI agent race for answers in this sci-fi thriller.
Votes: 14,690 | Gross: $9.75M
18. Black Widow (1987)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A federal investigator tracks down a gold digging woman who moves from husband to husband, kills them and collects the inheritance.
Votes: 7,392 | Gross: $25.21M
19. Mio min Mio (1987)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A fantasy about the lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the king. In that country he sets out on a quest, ... See full summary »
23. North Shore (1987)
PG | 96 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Before entering art school, Rick Kane sets out to surf the big wave season on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, after winning a surfing contest in an Arizona wave pool by his home. Once in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,986 | Gross: $3.83M
24. Light of Day (1987)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Music
The siblings Patty and Joe Rasnick live in an industrial suburb in Cleveland, Ohio. While Patty is focused on their rock band, The Barbusters, Joe also cares for the family and the ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,198 | Gross: $10.49M
25. The Dead (1987)
PG | 83 min | Drama
Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.
Votes: 6,219 | Gross: $4.37M
26. American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama
On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong investigates the disappearance of several marines, which leads him to The Lion, a super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Votes: 6,891 | Gross: $4.00M
27. The Curse (1987)
R | 92 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
When a meteorite lands near his family farm during a storm in Tennessee, the son of a struggling farmer believes it's connected to strange plague-like events afflicting the crops, the farm animals and even the family themeselves.
Votes: 1,946 | Gross: $1.93M
29. The Bedroom Window (1987)
R | 112 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Terry is having an affair with his boss' wife Sylvia. One night after an office party they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise from Terry's bedroom window. She doesn't ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,812 | Gross: $12.64M
30. Steel Dawn (1987)
R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.
Votes: 4,047 | Gross: $0.56M
32. Date with an Angel (1987)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Jim is soon to be married to Patty, but when he wakes up after a bachelor party thrown by his friends, he finds an injured angel in his pool. When Patty sees her, she thinks he's seeing ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,238 | Gross: $1.99M
33. Aria (1987)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (... See full summary »
Directors: Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, Bill Bryden, Jean-Luc Godard, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Nicolas Roeg, Ken Russell, Charles Sturridge, Julien Temple | Stars: John Hurt, Theresa Russell, Stephanie Lane, Roy Hyatt
Votes: 2,319 | Gross: $1.03M
35. Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Not Rated | 84 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
Based on the fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are abandoned after the feminism strike in the village and where Hansel and Gretel are later trapped in the deceptively ... See full summary »
36. My Best Friend Is a Vampire (1987)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance
After a sexual encounter with a beautiful client, a teenage delivery boy finds himself being turned into a vampire.
Votes: 2,807 | Gross: $0.17M
37. Hangmen (1987)
R | 90 min | Action, Thriller, Adventure
Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. ... See full summary »
38. Promised Land (1987)
R | 102 min | Drama
This gritty drama follows two high school acquaintances, Hancock, a basketball star, and Danny, a geek turned drifter, after they graduate. The first film commissioned by the Sundance Film ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,078 | Gross: $0.32M
39. Straight to Hell (1987)
R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Western
A gang of bank robbers with a suitcase full of money go to the desert to hide out. After burying the loot, they find their way to a surreal town full of cowboys who drink an awful lot of ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,985 | Gross: $0.21M
40. Snow White (1987)
PG | 85 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
Dame Diana Rigg (TV's "The Avengers"), Billy Barty ("Willow") and Sarah Patterson ("The Company of Wolves") as Snow White star in this feature-length, live-action, musical version of the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.
41. Wicked City (1987)
Unrated | 82 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Two agents - a lady-killer human and a voluptuous demon - attempt to protect a signatory to a peace ceremony between the human world and the "Black World" from radicalized demons.
42. Lionheart (1987)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Drama
A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's ... See full summary »
43. Dudes (1987)
R | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy
Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in ... See full summary »
44. Return to Horror High (1987)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Horror
A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,428 | Gross: $1.19M
45. Beauty and the Beast (1987)
G | 94 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
To save her father, a girl who always puts others before herself promises to live her life in a lavish castle with a strange beast.
46. Faceless (1987)
98 min | Horror, Thriller
When model Barbara Hallen disappears in France, her father's private detective traces her steps to a private plastic surgery clinic run by Dr.Flamand.
48. A Man in Love (1987)
R | 125 min | Drama, Romance
An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Votes: 469 | Gross: $0.95M
49. Beatrice (1987)
R | 130 min | Drama
Somewhere in France during the Middle Ages. Béatrice is impatient to see her father return from English captivity. She doesn't expect however that the father whom she loves from distance ... See full summary »
Votes: 542 | Gross: $0.21M