1987 Crime Movies

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.

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...

Raising Arizona (1987)

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.

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.

Adventures In Babysitting (1987)

Adventures In Babysitting

  • 77%
  • PG-13
  • 102 min
  • Action

Chris has a big night out planned when her boyfriend cancels on her. She agrees to babysit for a pre-teen girl and a pubescent boy. She's settled in for a dull night when a girlfriend calls her to say she's marooned at a downtown bus station with very seedy characters around. The three plus one of the boy's friends get into the parents station wagon for a trip to the inner city. All is well till the flat tire.

The Living Daylights (1987)

The Living Daylights

  • 75%
  • PG
  • 130 min
  • Action

James Bond finds himself helping a Soviet general escape from the Iron Curtain only to see a cellist holding a rifle on his subject. When the general is recaptured, Bond decides to track him by finding out why a concert cello player would try and kill her benefactor. He escapes with her first to Vienna, then to Morocco, finally ending up in a prison in Soviet occupied Afghanistan as he tracks down the elements in this mystery.

Wall Street (1987)

Wall Street

  • 78%
  • R
  • 125 min
  • Crime

Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) is a Wall Street stockbroker in early 1980's New York with a strong desire to get to the top. Working for his firm during the day, he spends his spare time working an on angle with with to approach the high-powered, extremely successful (but ruthless and greedy) broker Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas). Fox finally meets with Gekko, who takes the youth under his wing and explains his philosophy that "Greed is Good". Taking the advice and working closely with Gekko, Fox soon...

Less Than Zero (1987)

Less Than Zero

  • 54%
  • R
  • 98 min
  • Crime

Beverly Hills rich kids help their friend who is hooked on cocaine. From the Bret Easton Ellis book.

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...

    Beverly Hills Cop 2 (1987)

    Beverly Hills Cop 2

      • R
      • 100 min
      • Action

      A series of strange robberies brings Axel Foley back to Beverly Hills to help his two fellow cops solve the case. All the familiar faces of the first film are back...

      Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

      Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol

        • PG
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a disgusted Captain Harris is determined to see it fail.

        Extreme Prejudice (1987)

        Extreme Prejudice

        • 71%
        • R
        • 104 min
        • Action

        A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries.

        Throw Momma From The Train (1987)

        Throw Momma From The Train

        • 62%
        • PG-13
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        Two men have someone they would dearly love dead; One his ex-wife who is making his life miserable, the other his domineering, nasty mother. What could be simpler than exchanging murders to avoid any possible complicity. Momma turns out to be a hard nut to crack, not to mention the guilt.

        The Hidden (1987)

        The Hidden

        • 77%
        • R
        • 96 min
        • Action

        An alien is on the run in America. To get his kicks, it kills anything that gets in its way, and uses the body as a new hiding place. This alien has a goal in life; power. Hotly pursued by another alien (who's borrowed the body of a dead FBI agent), lots of innocent people die in the chase.

        Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987)

        Hard Ticket to Hawaii

          • R
          • 96 min
          • Action

          Two drug enforcement agents are killed on a private Hawaiian island. Donna and Taryn, accidentally intercept a delivery of diamonds intended for drug lord Seth Romero, who takes exception and tries to get them back. Soon other Agency operatives get involved, and a full-scale fight to the finish ensues, complicated here and there by an escaped snake made deadly by Toxic Waste!

          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?

          Black Widow (1987)

          Black Widow

          • 44%
          • R
          • 102 min
          • Crime

          Bob Rafelson directs this dark psychological thriller about the seductive interplay between two intriguing women. Catharine (Theresa Russell) is a sultry beauty who meticulously sets her traps. Alex (Debra Winger) is a federal sleuth who just as meticulously uncovers what no one else suspects - that this femme fatale tricks wealthy men into marrying her, then kills them to inherit their fortunes

          The Pick-up Artist (1987)

          The Pick-up Artist

          • 55%
          • PG-13
          • 81 min
          • Comedy

          A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a mobster.

          Nayakan (1987)

          Nayakan

            • 145 min
            • Crime

            A small boy (Ratnavelu) from Tamilnadu sees his father, a labor leader, killed in cold blood by a policeman. He kills the policeman and runs away to the city of Bombay. From there, the story traces his ascent to become a mafia chief (Velu Naicker), the breakup and deaths in his family, and then till his assasination at the hands of the lunatic son of another policeman who he killed in a fight.

            House of Games (1987)

            House of Games

            • 96%
            • 102 min
            • Crime

            A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led my a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.