Best Action Movies of 1987

1.

Predator

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill Duke, Richard Chaves, Jesse Ventura, Sonny Landham, Shane Black, R. G. Armstrong, Kevin Peter Hall ..
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release date: 1987-06-12
2.

RoboCop

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker so they can use his body to support their untested RoboCop prototype. But when RoboCop learns of the company's nefarious plans, he turns on his masters.

Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer, Ray Wise, Felton Perry, Paul McCrane, Jesse D. Goins, Robert DoQui ..
Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Release date: 1987-07-17
3.

Lethal Weapon

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide investigation as partners, involving a young woman known to Murtaugh with ties to a drug and prostitution ring.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan, Tom Atkins, Darlene Love, Traci Wolfe, Jackie Swanson, Damon Hines, Ebonie Smith ..
Directed by: Richard Donner
Release date: 1987-03-06
4.

The Living Daylights

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

After a defecting Russian general reveals a plot to assassinate foreign spies, James Bond is assigned a secret mission to dispatch the new head of the KGB to prevent an escalation of tensions between the Soviet Union and the West.

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabbé, Joe Don Baker, John Rhys-Davies, Art Malik, Andreas Wisniewski, Thomas Wheatley, Desmond Llewelyn, Robert Brown ..
Directed by: John Glen
Release date: 1987-06-29
5.

The Running Man

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and U.S. society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight for their lives, including the gladiator-style The Running Man, hosted by the ruthless Damon Killian, where “runners” attempt to evade “stalkers” and certain death for a chance to be pardoned and set free.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Richard Dawson, María Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown, Jesse Ventura, Erland van Lidth, Marvin J. McIntyre, Gus Rethwisch, Professor Toru Tanaka ..
Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser
Release date: 1987-02-17
6.

Beverly Hills Cop II

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Axel heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin—and the chase is on.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Ronny Cox, Paul Reiser, Gilbert R. Hill, Brigitte Nielsen, Dean Stockwell, Jürgen Prochnow, Allen Garfield ..
Directed by: Tony Scott
Release date: 1987-05-18
7.

No Way Out

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, Farrell is put in charge of the murder investigation. He begins to uncover shocking clues about the case, but when details of his encounter with Susan surface, he becomes a suspect as well.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton, Howard Duff, George Dzundza, Jason Bernard, Iman, Fred Dalton Thompson, Leon Russom ..
Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Release date: 1987-08-14
8.

The Hidden

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

When average, law-abiding citizens suddenly turn to a life of hedonistic behavior and violent crime, Detective Tom Beck (Michael Nouri) is tasked with helping young FBI agent Lloyd Gallagher (Kyle MacLachlan) determine the cause in this tense, sci-fi thriller.

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Claudia Christian, Clarence Felder, Clu Gulager, Ed O'Ross, Richard Brooks, Larry Cedar, Katherine Cannon, John McCann ..
Directed by: Jack Sholder
Release date: 1987-10-30
9.

The Monster Squad

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the only ones daring to stand in their way.

Starring: André Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr, Tom Noonan, Brent Chalem, Ryan Lambert, Ashley Bank, Michael Faustino, Mary Ellen Trainor ..
Directed by: Fred Dekker
Release date: 1987-08-14
10.

Over the Top

5.0
5.8/10 IMDB

Sylvester Stallone stars as hard-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk and takes us under the glaring Las Vegas lights for all the boisterous action of the World Armwrestling Championship. Relying on wits and willpower, Hawk tries to rebuild his life by capturing the first-place prize money, and the love of the son he abandoned years earlier into the keeping of his rich, ruthless father-in-law.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely, Rick Zumwalt, David Mendenhall, Chris McCarty, Terry Funk, Bob Beattie, Allan Graf, Magic Schwarz ..
Directed by: Menahem Golan
Release date: 1987-02-13
11.

Innerspace

5.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship and re-enlarge them before his oxygen runs out.

Starring: Martin Short, Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy, Fiona Lewis, Vernon Wells, Robert Picardo, Dick Miller, Wendy Schaal, Harold Sylvester ..
Directed by: Joe Dante
Release date: 1987-06-30
12.

Hamburger Hill

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their country, their fellow soldiers and their lives. War is hell, but this is worse. Hamburger Hill tells it the way it was, the way it really was. It's a raw, gritty and totally unrelenting dramatic depiction of one of the fiercest battles of America's bloodiest war. This happened. Hamburger Hill - war at its worst, men at their best.

Starring: Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman, Don Cheadle, Michael Dolan, Dylan McDermott, Don James, Steven Weber, Courtney B. Vance, Michael A. Nickles, Harry O'Reilly ..
Directed by: John Irvin
Release date: 1987-08-07
13.

Stakeout

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love. Just as Chris confesses, the convict appears, but will she betray him ?

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn, Dan Lauria, Forest Whitaker, Earl Billings, Jackson Davies, Ian Tracey, Denalda Williams ..
Directed by: John Badham
Release date: 1987-08-05
14.

Bad Taste

4.6
6.5/10 IMDB

A team from the intergalactic fast food chain Crumb's Crunchy Delights descends on Earth, planning to make human flesh the newest taste sensation. After they wipe out the New Zealand town Kaihoro, the country’s Astro-Investigation and Defense Service (AIaDS) is called in to deal with the problem. Things are complicated due to Giles, an aid worker who comes to Kaihoro the same day to collect change from the residents. He is captured by the aliens, and AIaDS stages a rescue mission that quickly becomes an all-out assault on the aliens’ headquarters.

Starring: Terry Potter, Pete O'Herne, Craig Smith, Mike Minett, Peter Jackson, Doug Wren, Tony Hiles, Garry A. Brown, Ken Hammon, Michael Kane ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 1987-12-01
15.

The Principal

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Burglary. Drugs. Assault. Rape. The students at Brandel High are more than new Principal Rick Latimer bargained for. Gangs fight to control the school using knives - even guns - when they have to. When Latimer and the head of security try to clean up the school and stop the narcotics trade, they run up against a teenage mafia. A violent confrontation on the campus leads to a deadly showdown with the drug dealer's gang, and one last chance for Latimer to save his career... and his life.

Starring: Jim Belushi, Louis Gossett Jr., Rae Dawn Chong, Sean Michael Allen, Kelly Jo Minter, J.J. Cohen, Michael Wright, Reggie Johnson, Esai Morales, Troy Winbush ..
Directed by: Christopher Cain
Release date: 1987-09-18
16.

Dragnet

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the theft of a stockpile of pornographic magazines, they uncover cult activity in the heart of the city and are hot on the case to figure out who's behind it all.

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan, Alexandra Paul, Jack O'Halloran, Elizabeth Ashley, Dabney Coleman, Kathleen Freeman, Shannon Tweed ..
Directed by: Tom Mankiewicz
Release date: 1987-06-23
Best Action Movies of 1987 : Benji the Hunted
17.

Benji the Hunted

4.1
6.2/10 IMDB

Benji has become stranded on a remote island after a boating accident. He finds himself struggling to survive in the wilderness, avoiding close encounters with a wolf, a bear, and a territorial female cougar with her cub.

Starring: Red Steagall, Frank Inn, Nancy Francis, Benjean, Bart The Bear ..
Directed by: Joe Camp
Release date: 1987-06-05
Best Action Movies of 1987 : WWE WrestleMania III
18.

WWE WrestleMania III

4.1
7.9/10 IMDB

Hulk Hogan goes up against André The Giant for the WWE Championship, while Randy 'Macho Man' Savage battles Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat for the WWE Intercontinental Championship at The Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit.

Starring: Hulk Hogan, André Roussimoff, Josip Peruzovi?, Khosrow Vaziri, Wayne Farris, Jimmy Hart, Aurelian Smith Jr., Alice Cooper, Rick Blood Sr., Jim Myers ..
Directed by: Vince McMahon
Release date: 1987-03-29
19.

Masters of the Universe

4.0
5.3/10 IMDB

The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner and he begins to drain her life-force as he waits for the moon of Eternia to align with the Great Eye of the Universe that will bestow god-like power upon him.

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster, Billy Barty, Courteney Cox, Robert Duncan McNeill, Jon Cypher, Chelsea Field, James Tolkan, Christina Pickles ..
Directed by: Gary Goddard
Release date: 1987-08-07
20.

The Fourth Protocol

3.9
6.5/10 IMDB

Led by Kim Philby, Plan Aurora is a plan that breaches the top-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a nuclear bomb, whilst an MI5 agent attempts to prevent it's detonation.

Starring: Julian Glover, Ian Richardson, Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Ray McAnally, Ned Beatty, Joanna Cassidy, Michael Gough, Anton Rodgers, Caroline Blakiston ..
Directed by: John Mackenzie
Release date: 1987-02-24
21.

Extreme Prejudice

3.9
6.6/10 IMDB

A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries...

Starring: Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside, María Conchita Alonso, Rip Torn, Clancy Brown, William Forsythe, Matt Mulhern, Larry B. Scott, Dan Tullis Jr. ..
Directed by: Walter Hill
Release date: 1987-04-24
22.

They Call Me Renegade

3.8
6.2/10 IMDB

While on his travel across the Southwestern United States, with his Jeep CJ Renegade and his chestnut colt named Joe Brown, Luke meets Matt, son of a friend of his, Moose, who is in jail. Moose asks Luke to take care of Matt, and to help him to take possession of a piece of land. So starts their travel, full of adventures...

Starring: Terence Hill, Robert Vaughn, Ross Hill, Norman Bowler, Donald Hodson, Beatrice Palme, Lisa Ann Rubin, Luisa Maneri, Valeria Sabel, Cole S. McKay ..
Directed by: Enzo Barboni
Release date: 1987-10-30
Best Action Movies of 1987 : Santa Cruz Skateboards - Wheels of Fire
23.

Santa Cruz Skateboards - Wheels of Fire

3.8
8.9/10 IMDB

Santa Cruz Skateboards video from 1987.

Starring: Christian Hosoi, Claus Grabke, Jeff Grosso, Jeff Kendall, Natas Kaupas, Steve Alba, Rob Roskopp, Rick De Montrond, Mike Goldman, Troy Slitter ..
Directed by: Scott Dittrich
Release date: 1987-04-12
24.

Cherry 2000

3.7
5.5/10 IMDB

When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of 'The Zone', Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes.

Starring: Melanie Griffith, David Andrews, Pamela Gidley, Ben Johnson, Marshall Bell, Harry Carey, Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Michael C. Gwynne, Brion James, Jeff Levine ..
Directed by: Steve De Jarnatt
Release date: 1987-11-10
25.

Death Wish 4: The Crackdown

3.6
5.4/10 IMDB

After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Kay Lenz, John P. Ryan, Perry Lopez, George Dickerson, Soon-Tek Oh, Dana Barron, Jesse Dabson, Peter Sherayko, James Purcell ..
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Release date: 1987-06-11
Best Action Movies of 1987 : G.I. Joe: The Movie
26.

G.I. Joe: The Movie

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

G.I. Joe faces a new enemy as an ancient society of snake people known as Cobra-La try to forcefully take back the earth from those who drove them underground eons ago.

Starring: Charlie Adler, Shuko Akune, Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Earl Boen, Arthur Burghardt, Corey Burton, William Callaway, François Chau ..
Directed by: Don Jurwich
Release date: 1987-08-01
27.

The Quick and the Dead

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

In 1876 Wyoming, the gun is the only law. And for Duncan and Suzanna McKaskel, newly arrived settlers beset by outlaws, rugged frontiersman Con Vallian is the only hope.

Starring: Sam Elliott, Kate Capshaw, Tom Conti, Matt Clark, Patrick Kilpatrick, Del Shores, Kurt D. Lott, Kenny Morrison, Jerry Potter, Hardy Rawls ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1987-02-28
28.

Best Seller

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and evidence, while strong forces use any means they can to keep the story untold.

Starring: James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Victoria Tennant, Allison Balson, Paul Shenar, George Coe, Anne Pitoniak, Mary Carver, Kathleen Lloyd, Sully Boyar ..
Directed by: John Flynn
Release date: 1987-09-25
29.

Ishtar

3.5
4.6/10 IMDB

Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin, Jack Weston, Tess Harper, Carol Kane, Aharon Ipalé, Cristine Rose, Matt Frewer ..
Directed by: Elaine May
Release date: 1987-05-15
30.

North Shore

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

On a small stretch of coastline as powerful as a man's will, Rick Kane came to surf the big waves. He found a woman who would show him how to survive, and a challenge unlike any other.

Starring: Matt Adler, Gregory Harrison, Nia Peeples, John Philbin, Gerry Lopez, Laird Hamilton, Robbie Page, Jimmy Star ..
Directed by: William Phelps
Release date: 1987-08-14
31.

Real Men

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and Belushi gets in touch with his sensitive side.

Starring: Jim Belushi, John Ritter, Barbara Barrie, Mark Herrier, Bill Morey, Isa Jank, Dyanne Thorne, Suzee Slater, James Le Gros, Travis McKenna ..
Directed by: Dennis Feldman
Release date: 1987-09-25
Best Action Movies of 1987 : WWE Survivor Series 1987
32.

WWE Survivor Series 1987

3.4
7.1/10 IMDB

A team led by "The Macho Man" Randy Savage and Jake "The Snake" Roberts battles a team featuring The Honky Tonk Man & "The King of Wrestling" Harley Race. A Women’s Survivor Series Match includes Sensational Sherri and Fabulous Moolah. WWE Champion Hulk Hogan’s team battles André The Giant’s team, plus much more!

Starring: Randy Poffo, Elizabeth Hulette, Aurelian Smith Jr., Rick Blood Sr., Jim Duggan, Wayne Farris, Ray Fernandez, Dan Marsh, Harley Race, Ray Heenan ..
Directed by: Vince McMahon
Release date: 1987-11-26
33.

No Man's Land

3.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A rookie cop goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of car thieves led by smooth and charming Ted. The rookie becomes too involved and starts to enjoy the thrill and lifestyle of the game, and becomes romanticly involved with the leaders sister.

Starring: Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney, Lara Harris, Randy Quaid, Bill Duke, R. D. Call, Arlen Dean Snyder, M. Emmet Walsh, Al Shannon, Bernie Pock ..
Directed by: Peter Werner
Release date: 1987-10-23
34.

A Prayer for the Dying

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Jack Higgins' straightforward thriller about a guilt-ridden IRA bomber forced into "one last job"

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates, Sammi Davis, Christopher Fulford, Liam Neeson, Leonard Termo, Camille Coduri, Maurice O'Connell, Alison Doody ..
Directed by: Mike Hodges
Release date: 1987-09-11
Best Action Movies of 1987 : ThunderCats Ho! – The Movie
35.

ThunderCats Ho! – The Movie

3.3
8.1/10 IMDB

Lion-O is haunted by nightmares of Thunderians being killed on Thundera while he fled to the safety of Third Earth with Jaga and the other ThunderCats. Jaga later tells Lion-O that three more Thunderians have, in fact, survived and are also living on Third Earth. The ThunderCats decide to search for the other Thunderians, but Mumm-Ra has plans as well and takes the new Thunderians as his prisoners to Fire Rock Mountain. Lion-O loses the Sword of Omens in an avalanche while Panthro battles the Fist-Pounder with the ThunderTank as the ThunderCats close in on rescuing the Thunderians from Fire Rock Mountain, but they'll need supernatural help if they are to pass through the Thundranium gasses to reach them...

Starring: Bob McFadden, Earl Hammond, Larry Kenney, Lynne Lipton, Earle Hyman, Peter Newman, Gerrianne Raphael ..
Directed by: Katsuhito Akiyama
Release date: 1987-11-16
36.

Eat the Rich

3.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Alex is a disgruntled waiter at a snobby exclusive restaurant who falls on hard times. Forced to deal with the contempt and disgust of the upper class, Alex & cohorts attempt to go on a rampage. Meanwhile, General Karprov and Spider plot to involve the inept anarchists into their plans to derail the prime-minister-to-be's campaign.

Starring: Kevin Allen, Ronald Allen, Dave Beard, Rowena Bently, Angela Bowie, Simon Brint, Rene Bruchet, Katrin Cartlidge, Robbie Coltrane, Neil Dickson ..
Directed by: Peter Richardson
Release date: 1987-06-01
Best Action Movies of 1987 : Storm
37.

Storm

3.3
5.2/10 IMDB

Two college students on a survival weekend in the wilderness cross paths with three desperate killers in what turns into a fight for life.

Starring: David Palffy, Stan Kane, Thom Schioler, Harry Freedman, Lawrence Elion, Stacy Christensen, Don Shank ..
Directed by: David Winning
Release date: 1987-11-27
Best Action Movies of 1987 : Outrageous Fortune
38.

Outrageous Fortune

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Refined actress Lauren Ames finally has a chance to study with the great theatre professor Stanislav Korzenowski. Sandy Brozinsky, a brash, loud actress, decides through happenstance to also study with Korzenowski. The two women end up dating the same man (who turns out to be a double agent) and follow him across the country to force him to choose between them.

Starring: Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky, John Schuck, George Carlin, Anthony Heald, Florence Stanley, Gary Morgan, Tony Epper ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1987-01-30
39.

Transformers: The Return Of Optimus Prime

3.2
8.0/10 IMDB

When Scientists discover Sun Spores, an alien plague that instills a hatred so overwhelming that anyone infected won't stop until everything in their path is destroyed. Soon, the scientists decide that it's time to rid the Earth of the Transformers and plan to use Optimus Prime's lifeless body to lure every Transformer to their lab and infect them with the Sun Spores. When the Sun Spores outbreak rages out of control, the universe's only hope is to revive Optimus Prime. But even if Optimus recovers, he and his Autobots will need to rely on Galvatron and the remnants of his Decepticons to help reclaim the Autobot Matrix of Leadership from an infected Rodimus Prime and use it to unleash a new Golden Age of Cybertron.

Starring: Peter Cullen, Dan Gilvezan, Aron Kincaid, Frank Welker ..
Directed by: Andy Kim, Ray Lee
Release date: 1987-11-17
40.

American Ninja 2: The Confrontation

3.2
4.9/10 IMDB

On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Larry Poindexter, Gary Conway, Jeff Celentano, Michelle Botes, Mike Stone, Len Sparrowhawk, Jonathan Pienaar, Bill Curry ..
Directed by: Sam Firstenberg
Release date: 1987-05-01
41.

Bellman and True

3.2
6.7/10 IMDB

Hiller, a computer expert, was bribed by group of bank robbers to obtain details of the security system at a newly-built bank. Having obtained the information, he thought he'd seen the last of the robbers. But now they've traced him and his son to London. They hold the son hostage and force Hiller to decode the information about the alarm and then to take part in the robbery.

Starring: Bernard Hill, Derek Newark, Richard Hope, Ken Bones, Frances Tomelty, Kieran O'Brien, John Kavanagh, Arthur Whybrow, Peter Howell, Jim Dowdall ..
Directed by: Richard Loncraine
Release date: 1987-11-12
Best Action Movies of 1987 : Hiding Out
42.

Hiding Out

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

A very successful stock broker is called to court to testify against a mob boss who was into some inside trading. Andrew Morenski must become Max Hauser and go back to high school for protection from the mob.

Starring: Jon Cryer, Keith Coogan, Annabeth Gish, Tim Quill, John Spencer, Joy Behar, Oliver Cotton, Gretchen Cryer, Anne Pitoniak, Jack Gilpin ..
Directed by: Bob Giraldi
Release date: 1987-11-06
43.

Powell Peralta: The Search for Animal Chin

3.2
7.9/10 IMDB

The Bones Brigade travels around California, Nevada, and Hawaii to different skate spots in search of a wizened old man, Won Ton "Animal" Chin. The movie is of the old-school nomadic, skate-everything-in-your-path genre with interludes of stopping to rip-up a big ramp, pool or kicker. After much searching and skateboarding, they locate a large ramp in the desert. They also find a Chinese character on the inside of the ramp's spine. They conclude that in searching for Mr. Chin, they may have found his spirit.

Starring: Steve Caballero, Skip Engblom, Gerrit Graham, Tommy Guerrero, Tony Hawk, Mike McGill, Rodney Mullen, Lance Mountain, Mike Vallely ..
Directed by: Stacy Peralta
Release date: 1987-10-28
44.

Malone

3.2
5.8/10 IMDB

Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William Wingate.

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Cliff Robertson, Kenneth McMillan, Cynthia Gibb, Scott Wilson, Lauren Hutton, Dennis Burkley, Tracey Walter, Alex Diakun, Philip Anglim ..
Directed by: Harley Cokeliss
Release date: 1987-05-01
45.

Wanted: Dead or Alive

3.2
5.9/10 IMDB

Nick Randall is a Los Angeles-based bounty hunter and an ex-CIA operative who is asked by a former co-worker to help track down terrorist Malak Al Rahim. However, Malak Al Rahim is also looking for Randall, and Randall's employers tell him where to find him. This results in the death of his best friend, Sgt. Danny Quintz, and his girlfriend, Terry, eventually forcing a showdown on the waterfront.

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Gene Simmons, Eli Danker, Nick Faltas, Dennis Burkley, Mel Harris, Hugh Gillin, Robert Guillaume, Jerry Hardin, Robert Harper ..
Directed by: Gary Sherman
Release date: 1987-01-16
Best Action Movies of 1987 : The Return of The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman
46.

The Return of The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman

3.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Ten years after his retirement from the government, Colonel Steve Austin must again team up with Jaime Sommers to stop a terrorist group. Complicating matters for Austin are his estranged son Michael, who struggles for his father's acceptance as he graduates from flight school, and Jaime, who must cope with her and Steve's past. When Michael is severely injured in a crash, Steve must make the same decision about fitting him with bionics that he had to make with Jaime years ago after her accident.

Starring: Lindsay Wagner, Lee Majors, Tom Schanley, Martin E. Brooks, Richard Anderson, Lee Majors II, Martin Landau, Gary Lockwood, Will Bledsoe, Gary Blumsack ..
Directed by: Ray Austin
Release date: 1987-05-17
47.

Mission Terminate

3.1
4.7/10 IMDB

The plot concerns a unit of US marines operating in the Vietnam war during 1970, with the movie opening on a raid in a village. After massacring the villagers, the marines steal the villages gold, much to the objection of their Vietnamese translator and guide, (Bruce Le). Skip forward past the credits sequence; it's now 15 years later, and members of the unit are getting murdered one by one. This leads to the former head of the group, now a high ranking military officer, announcing that the only person who is up to the job of finding out the identity of the killer is an Aussie, Major Brad Cooper (Richard Norton).

Starring: Richard Norton, Huang Kin-Lung, George E. Mahlberg, Rex Cutter, Dick Wei ..
Directed by: Anthony Maharaj
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Action Movies of 1987 : Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future: Future Force Training - Skill Level 1
48.

Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future: Future Force Training - Skill Level 1

3.1
6.8/10 IMDB

CAPTAIN POWER NEEDS YOU! Prepare for you flight training as one of the Soldiers of the Future! Captain Power himself will take all beginning pilots on a simulated flight mission aboard the PowerJet XT-7 - where you will learn special battle tactics and aerial maneuvers. WARNING: Lord Dread and his Bio Creads can strike at any time! In case of an unexpected attack, your service may be needed! (This tape was included in some editions of the XT-7 toy.)

Starring: Tim Dunigan, David Hemblen, Peter MacNeill ..
Directed by: Mario Philip Azzopardi
Release date: 1987-01-01
49.

Man on Fire

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Creasy, a traumatized ex-CIA agent, gets a job as a bodyguard for Samantha, the twelve-year-old daughter of a wealthy Italian family living in a swanky villa on the shores of Lake Como.

Starring: Scott Glenn, Jade Malle, Joe Pesci, Brooke Adams, Jonathan Pryce, Paul Shenar, Danny Aiello, Laura Morante, Giancarlo Prati, Inigo Lezzi ..
Directed by: Élie Chouraqui
Release date: 1987-09-04
Best Action Movies of 1987 : The Misfit Brigade
50.

The Misfit Brigade

3.1
5.7/10 IMDB

War story of the 27th Panzers, Hitler's heavy-duty combat regiment composed of prisoners.

Starring: Bruce Davison, David Patrick Kelly, D.W. Moffett, Jay O. Sanders, Keith Szarabajka, Oliver Reed, David Carradine, Branko Vidakovi?, Slavko Štimac, Boris Komneni? ..
Directed by: Gordon Hessler
Release date: 1987-07-02

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