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The Films of 1987

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The Year in Review

Well, this was the year I was supposed to be studying for the HSC, but what was I doing? Going out to the movies to see all these great films.. Often twice.


My Top Picks

  1. Lethal Weapon
  2. Beverly Hills Cop II
  3. Hellraiser
  4. Evil Dead II
  5. Spaceballs
  6. Fatal Attraction
  7. The Untouchables
  8. The Lighthorsemen


Notable Mentions ("Surprise" Films)

  1. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
  2. Predator
  3. Au revoir, les enfants
  4. My Life As a Dog
  5. The Princess Bride
  6. RoboCop
  7. The Secret of My Success
  8. The Running Man
  9. Nekromantik
  10. Near Dark
  11. Monster Squad, The


The Biggest Disappointments

  1. House II: The Second Story
  2. Jaws The Revenge
  3. Leonard Part 6
  4. Superman IV: The Quest For Peace
  5. Teen Wolf Too
  6. Bad Taste

All the films I've seen from 1987 at the Movies

  1. Beverly Hills Cop II
  2. Fatal Attraction
  3. Good Morning, Vietnam
  4. Innerspace
  5. Jaws The Revenge
  6. Lethal Weapon
  7. The Living Daylights
  8. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
  9. Outrageous Fortune
  10. Overboard
  11. Planes, Trains & Automobiles
  12. The Running Man
  13. The Secret of My Success
  14. Spaceballs
  15. Throw Momma from the Train
  16. Tin Men
  17. The Witches of Eastwick

All the films I've seen from 1987 on the Small Screen

  1. *batteries not included
  2. Akira
  3. Angel Heart
  4. Au revoir, les enfants
  5. Bad Taste
  6. Empire of the Sun
  7. Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn
  8. Flowers in the Attic
  9. Full Metal Jacket
  10. Ghoulies 2
  11. Hellraiser
  12. The Hidden
  13. House II: The Second Story
  14. La Bamba
  15. The Last Emperor
  16. Leonard Part 6
  17. The Lighthorsemen
  18. The Lost Boys
  19. Monster Squad, The
  20. My Life As a Dog
  21. Near Dark
  22. Nekromantik
  23. Predator
  24. Prince of Darkness
  25. The Princess Bride
  26. Prom Night II: Hello Mary Lou
  27. Return to Horror High
  28. RoboCop
  29. Roxanne
  30. The Stepfather
  31. Superman IV: The Quest For Peace
  32. Teen Wolf Too
  33. Three Men and a Baby
  34. The Untouchables
  35. Wall Street
  36. Who's That Girl?
  37. Wicked City

Movies from 1987 that I'd really like to see - eventually

  1. 84 Charing Cross Road
  2. Babette's Feast
  3. Baby Boom
  4. Bagdad Café
  5. The Bedroom Window
  6. Benji the Hunted
  7. The Big Easy
  8. Black Widow
  9. Blind Date
  10. Born in East L.A.
  11. The Brave Little Toaster
  12. Broadcast News
  13. Burglar
  14. The Chipmunk Adventure
  15. Cry Freedom
  16. Dead of Winter
  17. Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
  18. Dirty Dancing
  19. Ernest Goes to Camp
  20. Ground Zero
  21. Hamburger Hill
  22. Harry and the Hendersons
  23. The Hanoi Hilton
  24. Hello Again
  25. Hope and Glory
  26. A Hungarian Fairy Tale (Hol volt, hol nem volt)
  27. Ishtar
  28. Julia and Julia
  29. Less Than Zero
  30. Like Father Like Son
  31. Mannequin
  32. Masters of the Universe
  33. Matewan
  34. Mio in the Land of Faraway
  35. Moonstruck
  36. Mr. Nice Guy
  37. No Way Out
  38. Nuts
  39. Opera
  40. Over the Top
  41. Pelle the Conqueror
  42. Project X
  43. Raising Arizona
  44. Red Sorghum (Hong gao liang)
  45. The Sicilian
  46. Some Kind of Wonderful
  47. Someone to Watch Over Me
  48. Suspect
  49. Tropic of Ice
  50. Under the Sun of Satan (Sous le soleil de Satan)
  51. Waiting for the Moon
  52. Walker
  53. Wanted: Dead or Alive
  54. Wings of Desire
  55. Withnail and I