1987 January Movies

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

  • 84%
  • R
  • 112 min
  • Action

The first in a series of four Lethal Weapons. Mel Gibson plays an emotionally off-balanced undercover cop. His partner, Danny Glover, is good valued family man. The two opposite personalities become embroiled in a series of tense and exciting situations.

Robocop

Robocop

  • 88%
  • R
  • 102 min
  • Action

In the not-to-distant-future, a newly transfered Detroit police officer is remade into an indistructable cybornetic cop after being dismembered by a gang of thungs in an abandoned warehouse. Reborn as Robocop he is programed to serve and protect the citizens of Detroit and eliminate the rampant crime in the city streets so that a massive city-wide reconstruction project can get underway. But once he has completed his task, he sets his sites on the corruption inside Securities Concepts Inc.- the corporation that created him.

Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona

  • 90%
  • PG-13
  • 94 min
  • Comedy

A childless couple unable to adopt decide that a couple who just had quintuplets won't mind if they steal one of the babies. Thus begins the Coen brothers' madcap romp RAISING ARIZONA. Holly Hunter stars as Ed, a cop who is devastated when she learns that she cannot get pregnant. Nicolas Cage is her husband, H.I., an ex-con who wants nothing more than to make his wife the happiest woman in the world. So if she wants a baby, she's going to have a baby, one way or another.

Der Himmel über Berlin

Der Himmel über Berlin

    • PG-13
    • 128 min
    • Fantasy

    Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants to become a mortal human thus giving up his heavenly life. Filmed in black and white and with a feeling of celebrating life.

    My Best Friend's Birthday

    My Best Friend's Birthday

      • 34 min
      • Comedy

      It's Mickey's Birthday and his girlfriend just left him, so that's when his friend Clarence shows him a birthday he'll never forget.

      Radio Days

      Radio Days

      • 95%
      • PG
      • 88 min
      • Comedy

      The Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.

      The Stepfather

      The Stepfather

      • 86%
      • R
      • 89 min
      • Drama

      A seemingly average man, after murdering his entire family, takes on a new identity and remarries a widow with a teenage daughter in another town and prepares to do it again.

      Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

      Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

        • PG
        • 99 min
        • Action

        After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Alan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the los City of Gold, controlled by the evil lord Agon, and mined by his legions of white slaves.

        A Month in the Country

        A Month in the Country

          • PG
          • 96 min
          • Drama

          Five centuries ago a mural was created in a country church in the north of England and then hidden under layers of white paint. Looking at it again will be a distraction, the Rev. Mr. Keach tells WWI veteran Tom Birken who will spend a month in the country restoring the mural. Another veteran, James Moon, is looking for the grave of an ancestor of the patroness of the church who fought in the Crusades. The rector's wife, Alice, comes to see the mural and later visits Birken's bell tower abode, bringing a basket of apples. Will she open the book in which he has pressed the yellow rose she gave him earlier? Written by Dale O'Connor <[email protected]>

          A Taxing Woman

          A Taxing Woman

          • 83%
          • Unrated
          • 127 min
          • Comedy

          Ryoko Itakura is a government tax agent who has just landed a big promotion. Her first assignment is to catch wheeler-dealer Hideki Gondo. She has a tough job, since in Japan tax evasion is an art and Gondo is, in effect, Rembrandt. Her job is complicated by a growing sympathy for the rogue and by political pressure to lay off. Written by Reid Gagle