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: 241,057 | 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: 145,139 | 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: 56,294 | 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: 152,432 | 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: 129,660 | 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: 31,847 | 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: 147,704 | 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: 91,989 | 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: 33,950 | 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 movies, 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: 11,556 | 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: 404,508 | 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: 129,179 | 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: 108,652 | 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: 46,072 | 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: 23,590 | 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: 1,392

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: 1,613

3/10

18. Deathstalker II (1987)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

In this parody of the sword and sorcery films, a princess is deposed by an evil sorcerer. She enlists the aid of 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: 2,606

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: 2,239 | 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: 43,643 | 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: 3,380

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: 953

1/10



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