Worst Films of 1987

by christophershobris | created - 20 Jun 2017 | updated - 20 Jun 2017 | Public

Delving into the worst films of 1987. The 80's was a strong year for films, but as it has always been there are going to be the stinkers that ruin the party. This is a list of those stinkers, films that make your nose cringe, or make you want to puke. These will be listed according to the rating from Rotten Tomatoes.com, between the percentages of 0-30%. Here they are. Enjoy!

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1. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

15 Metascore

Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

Votes: 35,709 | Gross: $20.76M

0%

2. House II: The Second Story (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers.

Director: Ethan Wiley | Stars: Arye Gross, Jonathan Stark, Royal Dano, Bill Maher

Votes: 8,857 | Gross: $7.80M

0%

3. The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Anthony Newley, Mackenzie Astin, Phil Fondacaro, Katie Barberi

Votes: 6,703 | Gross: $1.58M

0%

4. Leonard Part 6 (1987)

PG | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

A secret agent is called out of retirement to save the world from an evil genius.

Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Bill Cosby, Tom Courtenay, Joe Don Baker, Moses Gunn

Votes: 7,577 | Gross: $4.92M

0%

5. The Allnighter (1987)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

Molly, Val and Gina are graduating college, but on their final night, frustrations are aired. Molly is still looking for real love and Val is beginning to doubt if that is what she's found.... See full summary »

Director: Tamar Simon Hoffs | Stars: Susanna Hoffs, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joan Cusack, John Terlesky

Votes: 965 | Gross: $2.70M

0%

6. Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Crime

26 Metascore

The misfit Police Academy (1984) graduates now are assigned to train a group of civilian volunteers to fight crime once again plaguing the streets.

Director: Jim Drake | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow, David Graf

Votes: 35,953 | Gross: $28.06M

0%

7. Like Father Like Son (1987)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy

A mysterious potion switches the personalities of a buttoned up doctor and his laid back son.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Dudley Moore, Kirk Cameron, Margaret Colin, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 5,062 | Gross: $34.38M

4%

8. Ishtar (1987)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

52 Metascore

Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the C.I.A., the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.

Director: Elaine May | Stars: Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin

Votes: 9,383 | Gross: $14.38M

5%

9. Teen Wolf Too (1987)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy

8 Metascore

Todd Howard is a struggling teenager. Nothing seems to be going very well for him, until he turns into a wolf.

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand

Votes: 9,299 | Gross: $7.89M

7%

10. Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy

28 Metascore

The rising college nerds set out to a convention in Florida, but are not welcomed by the Alpha Beta representatives.

Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Robert Carradine, Curtis Armstrong, Larry B. Scott, Timothy Busfield

Votes: 12,051 | Gross: $30.06M

7%

11. Hello Again (1987)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Shelley Long, Judith Ivey, Gabriel Byrne, Corbin Bernsen

Votes: 2,645 | Gross: $20.42M

11%

12. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Family

24 Metascore

The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 38,070 | Gross: $15.68M

12%

13. The Sicilian (1987)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Egocentric bandit Salvatore Giuliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Terence Stamp, Joss Ackland, John Turturro

Votes: 4,115 | Gross: $5.41M

13%

14. Flowers in the Attic (1987)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Children are hidden away in the attic by their conspiring mother and grandmother.

Director: Jeffrey Bloom | Stars: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams

Votes: 8,331 | Gross: $15.15M

14%

15. Masters of the Universe (1987)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

35 Metascore

The heroic warrior He-Man battles against the evil lord Skeletor and his armies of darkness for control of Castle Grayskull.

Director: Gary Goddard | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster, Billy Barty

Votes: 32,344 | Gross: $17.34M

17%

16. Burglar (1987)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime

Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait, G.W. Bailey, Lesley Ann Warren

Votes: 3,668 | Gross: $16.34M

17%

17. Blind Date (1987)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

49 Metascore

A workaholic needs a date for a dinner with new important clientele, but who his brother sets him up with could lead to disaster.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Kim Basinger, Bruce Willis, John Larroquette, William Daniels

Votes: 18,686 | Gross: $39.32M

21%

18. Mannequin (1987)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

21 Metascore

A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.

Director: Michael Gottlieb | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader

Votes: 25,802 | Gross: $42.72M

22%

19. Who's That Girl (1987)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

The life of an uptight tax lawyer turns chaotic when he is asked to escort a young woman newly released from prison, who persuades him to help prove her innocence.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Madonna, Griffin Dunne, Haviland Morris, John McMartin

Votes: 8,560 | Gross: $7.31M

23%

20. Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (1987)

G | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Pinocchio and his friends, a glow worm and a marionette, search for a magic music box. However, so is the evil Scalawag and the Emperor of the Night.

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Edward Asner, Tom Bosley, Lana Beeson, Linda Gary

Votes: 449 | Gross: $3.26M

24%

21. Fatal Beauty (1987)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics police officer with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure, and packs of "Fatal Beauty... See full summary »

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Rubén Blades, Harris Yulin

Votes: 2,830 | Gross: $12.05M

25%

22. From the Hip (1987)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Apprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must re-examine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Judd Nelson, Elizabeth Perkins, John Hurt, Darren McGavin

Votes: 1,901 | Gross: $9.52M

29%



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