The Best Movies of 1987

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Cobra Verde

1987    Werner Herzog    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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A Garfield Christmas

1987    Phil Roman, George Singer    Not Rated

Animation    Based-on-Comics    Comedy

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Wings of Honneamise

1987    Hiroyuki Yamaga    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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September

1987    Woody Allen    Rated PG

Drama    Ensemble Film    Psychological Drama

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Black Widow

1987    Bob Rafelson    Not Rated

Femme Fatale    Psychological Thriller    Thriller

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The Man Who Planted Trees

1987    Frédéric Back    Not Rated

Animation    Drama    Family-Oriented Fantasy

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108

The Chipmunk Adventure

1987    Janice Karman    Rated G

Family    Family-Oriented Adventure    Adventure

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109

Outrageous Fortune

1987    Arthur Hiller    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Buddy Film

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110

Best Seller

1987    John Flynn    Rated R

Drama    Psychological Thriller    Thriller

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111

Hollywood Shuffle

1987    Robert Townsend    Rated R

Comedy

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112

Walker

1987    Alex Cox    Rated R

Action    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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113

Rawhead Rex

1987    George Pavlou    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

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114

Red Sorghum

1987    Yimou Zhang    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Marriage Drama

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115

The Quick and the Dead

1987    Robert Day    Not Rated

Traditional Western    Western

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116

Straight to Hell

1987    Alex Cox    Rated R

Absurd Comedy    Adventure    Adventure Comedy

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Wanted: Dead or Alive

1987    Gary Sherman    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Chase Movie

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118

Ishtar

1987    Elaine May    Rated PG13

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Buddy Film

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119

Maurice

1987    James Ivory    Rated R

Costume Romance    Drama    Gay and Lesbian Film

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120

Housekeeping

1987    Bill Forsyth    Rated PG

Comedy Drama    Coming-of-Age    Domestic Comedy

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121

Born in East L.A.

1987    Cheech Marin    Rated R

Comedy    Comedy of Errors    Parody/Spoof

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122

City on Fire

1987    Ringo Lam    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Foreign Language Film

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Flowers in the Attic

1987    Jeffrey Bloom    Rated PG13

Drama    Psychological Drama

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124

The Year My Voice Broke

1987    John Duigan    Rated PG13

Australian New Wave    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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125

Like Father, Like Son

1987    Rod Daniel    Rated PG13

Comedy    Fantasy Comedy    Teen Movie

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126

Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

1987    Gary Nelson    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Jungle Film

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127

Damnation

1987    Béla Tarr    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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128

Hiding Out

1987    Bob Giraldi    Rated PG13

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Thriller

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129

Gardens of Stone

1987    Francis Ford Coppola    Rated R

Anti-War Film    War    War Drama

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130

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

1987    Sidney J. Furie    Rated PG

Action    Based-on-Comics    Fantasy

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131

Hot Pursuit

1987    Steven Lisberger    Rated PG13

Comedy    Teen Movie    Adventure Comedy

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132

The Bedroom Window

1987    Curtis Hanson    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Mystery

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133

Red's Dream

1987    John Lasseter    Rated G

Animation    Short Film

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Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise

1987    Joe Roth    Rated PG13

Comedy    Gross-Out Comedy    Slapstick

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135

Nuts

1987    Martin Ritt    Rated R

Based-on-Theatre    Courtroom Drama    Drama

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136

Street Smart

1987    Jerry Schatzberg    Rated R

Crime Drama    Drama    Crime

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137

Cherry 2000

1987    Steve De Jarnatt    Rated PG13

Action    Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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138

Nekromantik

1987    Jörg Buttgereit    Not Rated

Foreign Language Film    Horror    Shocksploitation

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139

Benji the Hunted

1987    Joe Camp    Rated G

Family    Family-Oriented Adventure    Animal Picture

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140

Creepozoids

1987    David DeCoteau    Rated R

Disaster Film    Horror    Monster Film

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Back to the Beach

1987    Lyndall Hobbs    Rated PG

Beach Party Film    Comedy    Musical

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144

Dead of Winter

1987    Arthur Penn    Rated R

Thriller    Psychological Thriller

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146

The Kindred

1987    Stephen Carpenter, Jeffrey Obrow    Rated R

Body Horror    Horror    Monster Film

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147

The Fourth Protocol

1987    John Mackenzie    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Glamorized Spy Film

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148

Bagdad Cafe

1987    Percy Adlon    Rated PG

Americana    Comedy Drama    Ensemble Film

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149

Wicked City

1987    Yoshiaki Kawajiri    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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Death Wish 4: The Crackdown

1987    J. Lee Thompson    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Exploitation Film

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