1987: 11 highest rated movies

by afjmf | created - 25 Apr 2017 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

Movies I rated highest from the year 1987

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1. The Untouchables (1987)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

79 Metascore

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.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 264,812 | Gross: $76.27M

2. Survivor Series (1987 TV Special)

180 min | Action, Sport

Hulk Hogan, Bam Bam Bigelow, Ken Patera, Don Muracco & Paul Orndorff vs. Andre the Giant, King Kong Bundy, Butch Reed, One Man Gang & Rick Rude. Strike Force, The Killer Bees, Jim Powers & ... See full summary »

Director: Kerwin Silfies | Stars: André the Giant, King Kong Bundy, George Gray, Bruce Reed

Votes: 357

8/10

3. WrestleMania III (1987 TV Special)

TV-PG | 180 min | Action, Sport

Hulk Hogan goes up against Andre the Giant for the WWF World Championship, while Randy 'Macho Man' Savage battles Ricky Steamboat for the Intercontinental Championship at the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit.

Director: Kerwin Silfies | Stars: Hulk Hogan, André the Giant, Randy Savage, Richard Blood

Votes: 1,260

8/10

4. The Curse (1987)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

When a meteorite lands near his family farm during a storm in Tennessee, the son of a struggling farmer believes it's connected to strange plague-like events afflicting the crops, the farm animals and even the family themeselves.

Director: David Keith | Stars: Wil Wheaton, Claude Akins, Malcolm Danare, Cooper Huckabee

Votes: 2,499 | Gross: $1.93M

8/10

5. Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (1987)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

The now-adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his brother, Billy, died, which leads back to Mother Superior.

Director: Lee Harry | Stars: Eric Freeman, James Newman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Jean Miller

Votes: 5,586 | Gross: $0.15M

7/10

6. 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: 116,432 | Gross: $32.22M

7/10

7. The Running Man (1987)

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

45 Metascore

A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show.

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

Votes: 135,253 | Gross: $38.12M

7/10

8. Predator (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

45 Metascore

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Votes: 356,023 | Gross: $59.74M

7/10

9. Zombie Nightmare (1987)

R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror

After a young man is killed by a gang of rampant teenagers, he is resurrected by a voodoo priestess so he can avenge his death.

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

Votes: 2,937

7/10

10. Summer School (1987)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

27 Metascore

Freddy the gym teacher has to teach remedial English in summer (high) school, if he wants tenure. As he can only teach gym and his students want fun, emphasis is on "field trips" - until he's fired unless all his students pass the test.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Robin Thomas, Patrick Labyorteaux

Votes: 16,288 | Gross: $35.66M

7/10

11. Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Western

Will Mannon, "product of the Devil's loins", is released from a frontier prison and promptly goes in search of the people who put him there around twelve years ago, Marshal Matt Dillon and Miss Kitty Russell.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Georgie Collins, Amanda Blake, James Arness, Buck Taylor

Votes: 403

7/10



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