The Best Movies of 1987

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The Princess Bride

1987    Rob Reiner    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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Full Metal Jacket

1987    Stanley Kubrick    Rated R

Anti-War Film    Combat Films    Drama

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The Untouchables

1987    Brian De Palma    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Gangster Film

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Predator

1987    John McTiernan    Rated R

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Horror

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Wings of Desire

1987    Wim Wenders    Rated PG13

Fantasy    Foreign Language Film    Romance

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Evil Dead II

1987    Sam Raimi    Rated R

Black Comedy    Haunted House Film    Horror

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Raising Arizona

1987    Ethan & Joel Coen    Rated PG13

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

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Lethal Weapon

1987    Richard Donner    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Buddy Film

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Spaceballs

1987    Mel Brooks    Rated PG

Absurd Comedy    Comedy    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles

1987    John Hughes    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy of Errors    Holiday Film

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Near Dark

1987    Kathryn Bigelow    Rated R

Chase Movie    Horror    Hybrid Western

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Withnail & I

1987    Bruce Robinson    Rated R

Black Comedy    Buddy Film    Comedy

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Broadcast News

1987    James L. Brooks    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Media Satire    Romance

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Au Revoir Les Enfants

1987    Louis Malle    Not Rated

Childhood Drama    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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The Lost Boys

1987    Joel Schumacher    Rated R

Horror    Horror Comedy    Monster Film

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RoboCop

1987    Paul Verhoeven    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Empire of the Sun

1987    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG

Based-on-a-True-Story    Childhood Drama    Drama

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House of Games

1987    David Mamet    Rated R

Con Artist / Hustler    Crime    Crime Thriller

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The Monster Squad

1987    Fred Dekker    Rated PG13

Comedy    Family-Oriented Fantasy    Fantasy

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Radio Days

1987    Woody Allen    Rated PG

Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Domestic Comedy

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