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2. The Untouchables (1987)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
During the era of Prohibition in the United States, Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop ruthless Chicago gangster Al Capone and, because of rampant corruption, assembles a small, hand-picked team to help him.
Votes: 294,421 | Gross: $76.27M
3. Wall Street (1987)
R | 126 min | Crime, Drama
A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing.
Votes: 148,964 | Gross: $43.85M
4. Masks (1987)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Hired to write a biography of a television personality, a reporter spends a few days at the man's country estate with the eccentric extended family.
5. Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
PG-13 | 157 min | Drama
When his wife dies, Lasse takes his 12-year-old son, Pelle, from their home in Sweden to Denmark in search of a better life.
Votes: 10,692 | Gross: $2.05M
6. Broadcast News (1987)
R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Take two rival television reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well, and watch the sparks fly.
Votes: 29,050 | Gross: $51.25M
8. Outrageous Fortune (1987)
R | 99 min | Comedy
Two women unknowingly share the same man, but when he disappears, both go out looking for him and enter his surprisingly dangerous life.
Votes: 7,819 | Gross: $52.86M
9. Overboard (1987)
PG | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
A cruel but beautiful heiress mocks and cheats a hired carpenter. When she gets amnesia after an accident, he decides to introduce her to regular life by convincing her they're husband and wife.
Votes: 55,747 | Gross: $26.71M
10. The Princess Bride (1987)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.
Votes: 408,024 | Gross: $30.86M
11. Hector (1987)
90 min | Comedy
Hector had been in the orphanage for 35 years, until his aunt Ella and uncle Achiel pick him up. They want him to work at their bakery. At his new home he also helps training Achiel's son, ... See full summary »
12. La Bamba (1987)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 31,831 | Gross: $54.22M
13. Dirty Dancing (I) (1987)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.
Votes: 214,722 | Gross: $0.62M
15. Maurice (1987)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 17,881 | Gross: $3.13M
16. Cry Freedom (1987)
PG | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History
South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko.
Votes: 13,083 | Gross: $5.90M
17. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted, at a cost, when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Votes: 65,623 | Gross: $63.77M
18. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
R | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.
Votes: 132,891 | Gross: $123.92M
20. Wisdom (1986)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama
Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.
Votes: 3,279 | Gross: $5.72M
21. Law of Desire (1987)
NC-17 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A gay filmmaker becomes involved with an obsessive fan while still pining for his absent true love. Meanwhile, he shares a close but complex relationship with his trans sister, an actress.
22. Under the Sun of Satan (1987)
TV-MA | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy
A priest stuck in a rural congregation and burdened with his overwrought spirituality, finds purpose in a troubled woman accused of murder.
23. The Dead (1987)
PG | 83 min | Drama
Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.
Votes: 7,565 | Gross: $4.37M
25. Au Revoir les Enfants (1987)
PG | 104 min | Drama, War
A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of the top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Votes: 32,587 | Gross: $4.54M
26. The Cruel Embrace (1987)
99 min | Drama
Nicole is a rape victim. Her son, the result of this tragic event, is cut off, harassed, unloved, ostracized. He develops a neurotic personality, despite attempts to engage his hostile mother in a dialogue of affection and recognition.