1987 Movies

The Princess Bride (1987)

The Princess Bride

  • 97%
  • PG
  • 98 min
  • Adventure

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. The story is one that has been passed down through from father to son for generations. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive. The story is a classic tale of love and adventure as the beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the odious Prince Humperdinck, and Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. On the way...

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Full Metal Jacket

  • 97%
  • R
  • 116 min
  • Drama

A two-segment look at the effect of the military mindset and war itself on Vietnam era Marines. The first half follows a group of recruits in basic training under the command of the punishing Sgt. Hartman. The second half shows one of those recruits, Joker, covering the war as a correspondent for Stars and Stripes, focusing on the Tet offensive.

Masters of the Universe (1987)

Masters of the Universe

  • 18%
  • PG
  • 106 min
  • Action

The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the Thenorian locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner and he begins to drain her life-force as he waits for the moon of Eternia to align with the Great Eye of the Universe that will bestow god-like power upon him.

The Running Man (1987)

The Running Man

  • 61%
  • R
  • 101 min
  • Action

Set in 2019, an ex-cop framed and convicted of mass slaughter, becomes a contestant on the most popular game show in which convicted felons race for their lives in decimated L.A. in hopes of a pardon.

Predator (1987)

Predator

  • 78%
  • R
  • 107 min
  • Action

Sent to eliminate a gun running camp in Central America, United States Major Dutch Schaeffer and his commandos get more than they bargain for when they cross paths with a mysterious assassin.

As members of their unit begin to disappear, Dutch, Dillon (Carl Weathers), Blain (Jesse Ventura) conclude that whatever is hunting them is not of this earth. Every attempt at a tactical defense is a defeated for Dutch and company and it is only in the end stretch of their race to safety that they?re...

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Dirty Dancing

  • 71%
  • PG-13
  • 100 min
  • Drama

Baby is becoming a young woman in the summer where she meets Johnny Castle who teaches dance at a family Summer Camp and in his off hours Dirty Dances with the other dancers. She learns a routine so that one of the women can recover from an abortion and becomes Johnny's lover. As the summer winds down, Each must come to grips with responsibility and love and others' expectations.

The Lost Boys (1987)

The Lost Boys

  • 72%
  • R
  • 97 min
  • Comedy

A mother and her two sons move to a small coast town in California. The town is plagued by bikers and some mysterious deaths. The younger boy makes friends with two other boys who claim to be vampire hunters while the older boy is drawn into the gang of bikers by a beautiful girl. The older boy starts sleeping days and staying out all night while the younger boy starts getting into trouble because of his friends' obsession.

Can't Buy Me Love (1987)

Can't Buy Me Love

  • 48%
  • PG-13
  • 94 min
  • Comedy

Ronald Miller is tired of being a nerd, and makes a deal with one of the most popular girls in school to help him break into the "cool" clic. He offers her a thousand dollars to pretend to be his girlfriend for a month. It succeeds, but he soon learns that the price of popularity may be higher than he expected.

Robocop (1987)

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...

La Bamba (1987)

La Bamba

  • 95%
  • PG-13
  • 108 min
  • Biography

This is the true story Ritchie Valens a young rock & roll singer who tragically died in an aircrash at the age of 17. The film follows Ritchie from his days in Paicoma, California where he in and his family makes a meagre living working at plantations to his rise as a star. The film also focus on Richies friendship and rivalry with his older brother Bob and his relationship with Donna, his girlfriend.

The Untouchables (1987)

The Untouchables

  • 80%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Crime

1920's prohibition Chicago is corrupt from the judges downward. So in going up against Al Capone, Treasury agent Eliot Ness picks just two cops to help him and his accountant colleague. One is a sharp-shooting rookie, the other a seen-it-all beat man. The four of them are ready to battle Capone and his empire, but it could just be that guns are not the best way to get him.

Lethal Weapon (1987)

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.

Empire of the Sun (1987)

Empire of the Sun

  • 82%
  • PG
  • 153 min
  • Drama

The novel recounts the story of a young English boy, Jim Graham, who lives with his parents in Shanghai. After the Pearl Harbour attack, the Japanese occupy the Shanghai International Settlement, and in the following chaos Jim becomes separated from his parents.

Hellraiser (1987)

Hellraiser

  • 63%
  • R
  • 94 min
  • Horror

A man finds he is given more than he bargains for when he solves the puzzle of the Lamont Configuration - a doorway to hell. But his ex-lover has found a way of bringing him back, and his niece, Kirsty Lawrence, finds herself bargaining with the Cenobites, angels to some, demons to others, whose greatest pleasure is the greatest pain.

Overboard (1987)

Overboard

  • 50%
  • PG
  • 106 min
  • Comedy

Rich bitch Joanna hires country carpenter Dean to build a closet on her yacht. When the two don't see eye-to-eye, Dean is left unpaid while Joanna sets sail. The following day, Joanna is fished out of the sea, after falling overboard, suffering from amnesia. Dean sees a neat way to regain the money she owes him... he tells her she's his wife; that way Dean gets a free housekeeper and mother for his four kids.

Dragnet (1987)

Dragnet

    • PG-13
    • 106 min
    • Comedy

    Friday and Streebek are assigned to some very strange robberies, like i.e. the stealing of one bat, a 30 feet long snake and the mane of a lion from a zoo. All the latest BAIT magazines were also recently stolen, and some chemichals that when are mixed correctly develops a very deadly gas. All these thefts have one thing in common; visit cards with the word "PAGAN" left at the crime scenes. Solving these crimes, including why plenty of police vehicles have been stolen lately, involves the...

    Spaceballs (1987)

    Spaceballs

    • 54%
    • PG
    • 96 min
    • Adventure

    King Roland of the planet Druidia is trying to marry his daughter Princess Vespa (Daphne Zuniga) to Prince Valium, but Vespa is kidnapped by the evil race of the Spaceballs. The Spaceballs ask Roland a tremendous ransom: all the air of Druidia (you see, the air of Spaceball had serious pollution problems...). The King decides to offer a generous amount of money to a space rogue, Lone Star, to persuade him to save Vespa. What follows is the parody of loads of sci-fi space adventure, including...

    Fatal Attraction (1987)

    Fatal Attraction

    • 78%
    • R
    • 119 min
    • Drama

    Happily married New York lawyer Dan Callagher has an affair with his colleague Alex, and the two enjoy a love weekend while Dan's wife and kid are away. But Alex will not let go of him, and she will stop at nothing to have him for herself. Just how far will she go to get what she wants?.

    Angel Heart (1987)

    Angel Heart

    • 78%
    • R
    • 113 min
    • Horror

    The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spur with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural journey into his soul. A thriller starring Mickey Rourke and Robert De Niro.

    Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

    Some Kind of Wonderful

    • 80%
    • PG-13
    • 95 min
    • Drama

    A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.