1987

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1. RoboCop (1987)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

67 Metascore

In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox

Votes: 238,199 | Gross: $53.42M

7/10

2. The Running Man (1987)

R | 101 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

45 Metascore

In a dystopian America, a falsely convicted policeman gets his shot at freedom when he must forcibly participate in a TV game show where convicts, runners, must battle killers for their freedom.

Director: Paul Michael Glaser | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

Votes: 143,816 | Gross: $38.12M

7/10

3. Innerspace (1987)

PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

66 Metascore

A test pilot is miniaturized in a secret experiment, and accidentally injected into a hapless store clerk.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy

Votes: 55,485 | Gross: $25.89M

7/10

4. Evil Dead II (1987)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror

72 Metascore

The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva

Votes: 150,931 | Gross: $5.92M

6/10

5. The Lost Boys (1987)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

63 Metascore

After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

Votes: 127,393 | Gross: $32.22M

6/10

6. The Secret of My Success (1987)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

36 Metascore

A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton

Votes: 30,653 | Gross: $67.00M

6/10

7. Wall Street (1987)

R | 126 min | Crime, Drama

56 Metascore

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.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie, Franklin Cover

Votes: 146,486 | Gross: $43.85M

6/10

8. The Living Daylights (1987)

PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

60 Metascore

James Bond is sent to investigate a KGB policy to kill all enemy spies and uncovers an arms deal that potentially has major global ramifications.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabbé, Joe Don Baker

Votes: 91,079 | Gross: $51.19M

6/10

9. *batteries not included (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

54 Metascore

Aliens help a feisty old New York couple in their battle against the ruthless land developer who's out to evict them.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

Votes: 32,238 | Gross: $32.95M

6/10

10. Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

A spoof 1950s science fiction movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late night television.

Directors: Joe Dante, Carl Gottlieb, Peter Horton, John Landis, Robert K. Weiss | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Michelle Pfeiffer, Arsenio Hall, Donald F. Muhich

Votes: 10,094 | Gross: $0.55M

5/10

11. The Princess Bride (1987)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

77 Metascore

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.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Votes: 400,029 | Gross: $30.86M

5/10

12. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

72 Metascore

A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with a lovable oaf of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean

Votes: 127,252 | Gross: $49.53M

5/10

13. Hellraiser (1987)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

57 Metascore

A woman discovers the newly resurrected, partially formed, body of her brother-in-law. She starts killing for him to revitalize his body so he can escape the demonic beings that are pursuing him after he escaped their sadistic underworld.

Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Votes: 106,986 | Gross: $14.56M

5/10

14. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

24 Metascore

The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 44,022 | Gross: $15.68M

4/10

15. Creepshow 2 (1987)

R | 92 min | Fantasy, Horror

39 Metascore

Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die.

Director: Michael Gornick | Stars: George Kennedy, Lois Chiles, Domenick John, Tom Savini

Votes: 23,165 | Gross: $14.00M

4/10

16. Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity (1987)

R | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Lovely and resourceful Daria and Tisa escape a space gulag only to crash land on a nearby world where a guy in tight pants named Zed is playing The Most Dangerous Game. Zed turns the girls ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Dixon | Stars: Elizabeth Kaitan, Cindy Beal, Don Scribner, Brinke Stevens

Votes: 1,317

4/10

17. Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

At a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, a hopeful hair-metal band seeking inspiration to record their upcoming new LP will soon find themselves in a furious confrontation against the Prince of Darkness himself.

Director: John Fasano | Stars: Cindy Cirile, Jesse D'Angelo, Chris Finkel, Jon Mikl Thor

Votes: 1,569

3/10

18. Deathstalker II (1987)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Princess Evie of Jzafir is deposed by an evil sorcerer and his dangerous ally. Reena the Seer enlists the aid of the renowned hero Deathstalker to battle the forces of evil, including a clone of the princess, and win back her kingdom.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: John Terlesky, Monique Gabrielle, John Lazar, Toni Naples

Votes: 2,518

2/10

19. Creepozoids (1987)

R | 72 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A group of survivors try to avoid the battles of World War III. When they try to escape to the quiet lands, they encounter something much more deadly.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Linnea Quigley, Ken Abraham, Michael Aranda, Richard L. Hawkins

Votes: 2,073 | Gross: $0.01M

2/10

20. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

15 Metascore

Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

Votes: 41,919 | Gross: $20.76M

2/10

21. Zombie Nightmare (1987)

R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror

A mother resorts to voodoo to get back at those who killed her son.

Directors: Jack Bravman, John Fasano | Stars: Adam West, Jon Mikl Thor, Tia Carrere, Manuska Rigaud

Votes: 3,213

2/10

22. Emmanuelle 5 (1987)

R | 85 min | Action, Drama

[American version.] Emmanuelle has a streak of bad luck that starts when she is stripped by a mob of adoring fans at the Cannes Film Festival. Her rotten luck continues when the dictator of... See full summary »

Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Stars: Monique Gabrielle, Crofton Hardester, Dana Burns Westburg, Yaseen Khan

Votes: 852

1/10



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