1987 August Movies

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.

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.

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 Monster Squad (1987)

The Monster Squad

  • 53%
  • PG-13
  • 82 min
  • Action

Young kids form a club that is devoted to monsters, but soon get more than they bargained for when Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the only ones daring to stand in their way.

Hamburger Hill (1987)

Hamburger Hill

  • 100%
  • R
  • 110 min
  • Drama

The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their country, their fellow soldiers and their lives. War is hell, but this is worse. Hamburger Hill tells it the way it was, the way it really was. It's a raw, gritty and totally unrelenting dramatic depiction of one of the fiercest battles of America's...

No Way Out (1987)

No Way Out

  • 90%
  • R
  • 114 min
  • Action

A naval officer, put in charge of a murder investigation by a devious politician, must race to find evidence implicating the real murderer before a computer identifies him as the culprit.

Maurice (1987)

Maurice

    • R
    • 140 min
    • Drama

    After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

    Stakeout (1987)

    Stakeout

    • 87%
    • R
    • 116 min
    • Action

    Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love. Just as Chris' confesses, the convict appears, but will she betray him?

    North Shore (1987)

    North Shore

      • PG
      • 96 min
      • Action

      When an 18-year-old surfing champion from Arizona tries to fulfill his ultimate dream of riding the perilous waves of Hawaii's legendary North Shore, the adventure of a lifetime begins. Filmed on location in Hawaii.

      The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)

      The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

        • PG
        • 100 min
        • Adventure

        Seven disgusting kids but nevertheless of interesting personality are being made of the green mud coming out of garbage can. Once alive their master gives them rules to obey although they think that life is funnier without following stupid regulations like no television or no candy. Naturally this will cause some conflicts.

        Babette's Feast (1987)

        Babette's Feast

          • G
          • 102 min
          • Drama

          The guest, a General at the Swedish court, is not related to the sister, but, as a callow young man, was in love with her, but chose his military career over happiness with her. His aunt is a member of the religious community. He is the one who, unknowingly, identifies Babette as the famous chef from Paris' "Cafe Anglais," and provides the catalyst for the enjoyment of the feast.

          A Tiger's Tale (1987)

          A Tiger's Tale

            • R
            • 97 min
            • Comedy

            A young man falls for his girlfriend's mother.

            American Gothic (1987)

            American Gothic

              • R
              • 90 min
              • Horror

              When six friends fly off on a weekend getaway and are suddenly plagued by engine trouble, they're forced to land on a remote island. Looking for shelter, they're grateful to encounter Ma and Pa and their children - an eccentric family living in the island's backwoods. But what begins as simple hospitality turns into a terrifying race for survival as the friends start disappearing one by one ... and turning up dead. Written by alfiehitchie

              Back to the Beach (1987)

              Back to the Beach

              • 71%
              • PG
              • 92 min
              • Comedy

              Cowabunga! The surfing '60s ride into the new wave as Frankie and Annette star in this hip update of their old-time, good-time beach movies. With special appearances by Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Pee-Wee Herman, Jerry Mathers and other familiar faces. Frankie and Annette grow up and have kids in the midwest. They return to LA to visit their daughter who is shacked up with her boyfriend and tries to hide the fact. They begin to have marriage problems when Frankie runs into Connie, who has erected a...

              Born in East L.A. (1987)

              Born in East L.A.

              • 43%
              • R
              • 85 min
              • Comedy

              Rudy is an American of Mexican descent who is caught up in an immigration raid on a factory. Deported to Mexico as an illegal immigrant, he has no way of proving that he is in fact an American citizen, and is forced to rely on his cunning to sneak his way back home.

              Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)

              Boyfriends and Girlfriends

              • 100%
              • R
              • 103 min
              • Comedy

              Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied whenever she meets him. Lea goes on holiday and Blanche, still smitten with the dashing Alexandre, begins to get to get know Fabien. A classic Rohmer moral tale.

              Dudes (1987)

              Dudes

                • R
                • 90 min
                • 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 this lighthearted road movie. Along the way, they enlist the help of a young woman who runs a wrecking service.

                End of the Line (1987)

                End of the Line

                • 60%
                • PG
                • 103 min
                • Comedy

                Two railroad workers from Clifford, Ark. become heroes when they hijack a locomotive to protest the closing of the local railroad company.

                G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987)

                G.I. Joe: The Movie

                  • NONE
                  • 93 min
                  • Animation

                  The G.I. Joe force must oppose a Cobra organization that has secretly allied with a subterranean reptilian who were their founders.

                  Hamlet Goes Business (1987)

                  Hamlet Goes Business

                    • Unrated
                    • 86 min
                    • Comedy

                    A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. After the death of his father, young Hamlet inherits a seat on the board of a company controlled by his uncle that decides to move into the rubber duck market. But Hamlet is suspicious of the circumstances surrounding his father's death... Written by Michael Brooke <[email protected]>