Best Comedy Movies of 1987

1.

The Princess Bride

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.

Starring: Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, André Roussimoff, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Peter Falk, Billy Crystal, Fred Savage ..
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Release date: 1987-09-25
2.

Evil Dead II

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from "The Book of the Dead." As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed taking over Linda's body.

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie DePaiva, Denise Bixler, Richard Domeier, John Peakes, Lou Hancock, Ted Raimi, Josh Becker ..
Directed by: Sam Raimi
Release date: 1987-03-13
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.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

An irritable marketing executive, Neal Page, is heading home to Chicago for Thanksgiving when a number of delays force him to travel with a well meaning but overbearing shower ring curtain salesman, Del Griffith.

Starring: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean, Dylan Baker, Kevin Bacon, Olivia Burnette, Carol Bruce, Diana Douglas, Martin Ferrero ..
Directed by: John Hughes
Release date: 1987-11-26
5.

Good Morning, Vietnam

6.0
7.3/10 IMDB

A disk jockey goes to Vietnam to work for the Armed Forces Radio Service. While he becomes popular among the troops, his superiors disapprove of his humour.

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana, Bruno Kirby, Robert Wuhl, J. T. Walsh, Noble Willingham, Richard Edson, Juney Smith ..
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Release date: 1987-12-23
6.

Raising Arizona

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman, William Forsythe, Sam McMurray, Frances McDormand, Randall 'Tex' Cobb, T.J. Kuhn, Lynne Kitei ..
Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Release date: 1987-03-01
7.

The Lost Boys

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires that they suspect of a few mysterious murders and restore peace and calm to their town.

Starring: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Edward Herrmann, Jamison Newlander, Billy Wirth, Alex Winter ..
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Release date: 1987-07-31
8.

Spaceballs

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power of "The Schwartz." Can he master it in time to save the day?

Starring: Mel Brooks, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman, Daphne Zuniga, John Candy, George Wyner, Joan Rivers, Dick Van Patten, Michael Winslow, Lorene Yarnell Jansson ..
Directed by: Mel Brooks
Release date: 1987-06-24
9.

Withnail & I

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the country house of Withnail's flamboyantly gay uncle, Monty, they encounter the unpleasant side of the English countryside: tedium, terrifying locals and torrential rain.

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Michael Elphick, Ralph Brown, Eddie Tagoe, Daragh O'Malley, Michael Wardle, Una Brandon-Jones, Michael Wardle ..
Directed by: Bruce Robinson
Release date: 1987-06-19
10.

Eddie Murphy Raw

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Eddie Murphy delights, shocks and entertains with dead-on celebrity impersonations, observations on '80s love, sex and marriage, a remembrance of Mom's hamburgers and much more.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Billie Allen, Eyde Byrde, Birdie M. Hale, Clebert Ford, Leonard Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jody Jones, J. D. Hall ..
Directed by: Robert Townsend
Release date: 1987-11-25
11.

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
12.

The Witches of Eastwick

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Jenkins, Keith Jochim, Carel Struycken, Helen Lloyd Breed, Caroline Struzik ..
Directed by: George Miller
Release date: 1987-06-12
13.

Radio Days

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

The Narrator tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Larry David, Todd Field, Seth Green, Michael Tucker, Julie Kavner, Danny Aiello, Tony Roberts ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 1987-01-30
14.

Barfly

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But, they like each other's company—and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life on the skids.

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, Jack Nance, J. C. Quinn, Frank Stallone, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Sandy Martin, Roberta Bassin, Gloria LeRoy ..
Directed by: Barbet Schroeder
Release date: 1987-09-02
15.

Three O'Clock High

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Nerdy high schooler Jerry Mitchell is assigned to write an article for the school paper about the infamous new delinquent transfer student, Buddy Revell. When Jerry accidentally invades Buddy's personal space and touches him, Buddy challenges Jerry to an afterschool fight in the parking lot, which Jerry tries to avoid at all costs.

Starring: Casey Siemaszko, Annie Ryan, Richard Tyson, Stacey Glick, Jonathan Wise, Jeffrey Tambor, Philip Baker Hall, John P. Ryan, Mitch Pileggi, Paul Feig ..
Directed by: Phil Joanou
Release date: 1987-10-09
16.

Broadcast News

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. Sparks fly between the three as the network prepares for big changes, and both the news and Jane must decide between style and substance.

Starring: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, Peter Hackes, Christian Clemenson, Jack Nicholson, Robert Katims ..
Directed by: James L. Brooks
Release date: 1987-12-16
17.

Moonstruck

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, than she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny. She tries to resist, but Ronny lost his hand in an accident he blames on his brother, and has no scruples about aggressively pursuing her while Johnny is out of the country. As Loretta falls deeper in love, she comes to learn that she's not the only one in her family with a secret romance.

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Vincent Gardenia, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello, Julie Bovasso, John Mahoney, Louis Guss, Feodor Chaliapin Jr., Anita Gillette ..
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Release date: 1987-12-16
18.

The Brave Little Toaster

5.1
7.3/10 IMDB

A group of dated appliances, finding themselves stranded in a summer home that their family had just sold, decide to seek their young 8 year old "master".

Starring: Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Phil Hartman, Deanna Oliver, Timothy E. Day, Thurl Ravenscroft, Joe Ranft, Judy Toll, Wayne Kaatz, Colette Savage ..
Directed by: Jerry Rees
Release date: 1987-07-09
19.

Hope and Glory

5.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Director John Boorman drew from his own childhood experiences for this coming-of-age tale about a boy growing up in and around London during World War II. For young Billy, the nightly bombings provide a frightening show, but they include opportunities to rummage through the rubble with friends in the mornings. As Billy plays, his family struggles to remain intact as they suffer through the anguish and losses of wartime.

Starring: Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Geraldine Muir, Sarah Miles, David Hayman, Sammi Davis, Derrick O'Connor, Susan Wooldridge, Jean-Marc Barr, Ian Bannen, Annie Leon ..
Directed by: John Boorman
Release date: 1987-09-03
20.

Adventures in Babysitting

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

When plans with her boyfriend fall through, high school senior Chris Parker ends up babysitting the Anderson kids, Brad and Sara. What should be a quiet night in, however, turns into a series of ridiculous exploits, starting when they leave the house to pick up Chris' friend Brenda. Soon, Brad's buddy Daryl is involved, and the group must contend with car thieves, blues musicians and much more.

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Calvin Levels, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller, George Newbern, Bradley Whitford, John Ford Noonan ..
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release date: 1987-07-01
21.

Overboard

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht—and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get even.

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond, Mike Hagerty, Roddy McDowall, Jared Rushton, Jamie Wild, Jeffrey Wiseman, Brian Price ..
Directed by: Garry Marshall
Release date: 1987-12-16
22.

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
23.

Can't Buy Me Love

5.0
6.7/10 IMDB

Nerdy high schooler Ronald Miller rescues cheerleader Cindy Mancini from parental punishment after she accidentally destroys her mother's designer clothes. Ronald agrees to pay for the $1,000 outfit on one condition: that she will act as though they're a couple for an entire month. As the days pass, however, Cindy grows fond of Ronald, making him popular. But when Ronald's former best friend gets left behind, he realizes that social success isn't everything.

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Seth Green, Gerardo Mejía, Courtney Gains, Sharon Farrell, Darcy DeMoss, Tina Caspary, Ami Dolenz, Dennis Dugan ..
Directed by: Steve Rash
Release date: 1987-08-14
24.

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
25.

*batteries not included

4.9
6.6/10 IMDB

In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.

Starring: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña, Michael Carmine, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tom Aldredge, Jane Hoffman, John DiSanti, John Pankow ..
Directed by: Matthew Robbins
Release date: 1987-12-18
26.

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
27.

Roxanne

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Based on the play 'Cyrano de Bergerac', large-nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne—while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.

Starring: Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich, Shelley Duvall, John Kapelos, Fred Willard, Max Alexander, Michael J. Pollard, Matt Lattanzi, Damon Wayans ..
Directed by: Fred Schepisi
Release date: 1987-06-19
28.

Summer School

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand of teaching fun field trips begins to connect with them, and even inspires ardor in some.

Starring: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Ken Olandt, Shawnee Smith, Dean Cameron, Robin Thomas, Gary Riley, Kelly Jo Minter, Richard Steven Horvitz ..
Directed by: Carl Reiner
Release date: 1987-07-22
29.

The Secret of My Success

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Brantley Foster, a well-educated kid from Kansas, has always dreamed of making it big in New York, but once in New York, he learns that jobs - and girls - are hard to get. When Brantley visits his uncle, Howard Prescott, who runs a multi-million-dollar company, he is given a job in the company's mail room.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton, John Pankow, Fred Gwynne, Mercedes Ruehl, Bill Fagerbakke, Carol Ann Susi, Jack Davidson ..
Directed by: Herbert Ross
Release date: 1987-04-10
30.

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
31.

Mannequin

4.6
5.9/10 IMDB

Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian under an ancient spell. Despite interference from the store's devious manager, Jonathan and his mannequin fall in love while creating eye-catching window displays to keep the struggling store in business.

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader, G.W. Bailey, Carole Davis, Meshach Taylor, Steve Vinovich, Christopher Maher, Phyllis Newman ..
Directed by: Michael Gottlieb
Release date: 1987-02-13
32.

3 Men and a Baby

4.6
6.1/10 IMDB

Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guy's girlfriends.

Starring: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis, Margaret Colin, Camilla Scott, Philip Bosco, Colin Quinn, Christine Kossak, Paul Guilfoyle ..
Directed by: Leonard Nimoy
Release date: 1987-11-27
33.

Baby Boom

4.6
6.2/10 IMDB

The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.

Starring: Diane Keaton, Sam Shepard, Harold Ramis, Kristina Kennedy, Sam Wanamaker, James Spader, Pat Hingle, Linda Ellerbee, Mary Gross, Shera Danese ..
Directed by: Charles Shyer
Release date: 1987-10-07
34.

Throw Momma from the Train

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Larry Donner, an author with a cruel ex-wife, teaches a writing workshop in which one of his students, Owen, is fed up with his domineering mother. When Owen watches a Hitchcock classic that seems to mirror his own life, he decides to put the movie's plot into action and offers to kill Larry's ex-wife, if Larry promises to murder his mom. Before Larry gets a chance to react to the plan, it seems that Owen has already set things in motion.

Starring: Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal, Kim Greist, Anne Ramsey, Kate Mulgrew, Branford Marsalis, Rob Reiner, Bruce Kirby, Joey DePinto, Annabelle Logan ..
Directed by: Danny DeVito
Release date: 1987-12-11
35.

Project X

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

A young inductee into the military is given the task of looking after some chimpanzees used in the mysterious 'Project X'. Getting to know the chimps fairly well, he begins to suspect there is more to the secret project than he is being told.

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, Willie, William Sadler, Johnny Ray McGhee, Jonathan Stark, Robin Gammell, Stephen Lang, Jean Smart, Pamela Ludwig ..
Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan
Release date: 1987-04-17
36.

Creepshow 2

4.5
6.0/10 IMDB

EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a blob that is hungry. And in the third, a hit and run woman is terrorized by the hitchhiker she accidentally killed... or did she?

Starring: George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour, Lois Chiles, Tom Savini, Tom Wright, Frank Salsedo, Holt McCallany, David Holbrook, Don Harvey, Daniel Beer ..
Directed by: Michael Gornick
Release date: 1987-05-01
37.

Amazon Women on the Moon

4.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a television station which features a 1950s-style sci-fi movie interspersed with a series of wild commercials, wacky shorts and weird specials, this lampoon of contemporary life and pop culture skewers some of the silliest spectacles ever created in the name of entertainment. A truly outrageous look at the best of the worst that television has to offer.

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Peter Horton, Monique Gabrielle, Steve Forrest, Griffin Dunne, Joey Travolta, Sybil Danning, Forrest J. Ackerman, Rosanna Arquette, Ed Begley Jr. ..
Directed by: Joe Dante, Carl Gottlieb, Peter Horton, John Landis, Robert K. Weiss
Release date: 1987-09-18
38.

Harry and the Hendersons

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead so they decide to take it home (there could be some money in this). As you guessed, it isn't dead. Far from being the ferocious monster they fear "Harry" to be, he's a friendly giant.

Starring: John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Margaret Langrick, Joshua Rudoy, Kevin Peter Hall, David Suchet, Lainie Kazan, Don Ameche, M. Emmet Walsh, Laura Kenny ..
Directed by: William Dear
Release date: 1987-06-05
39.

Scooby-Doo! Meets the Boo Brothers

4.4
6.9/10 IMDB

When Shaggy inherits an old Southern estate from an uncle, he and his sleuthing hounds take a road trip. But they don't even make it to the mansion before the haunting starts. Amid headless horsemen, walking skeletons, and a menacing butler, Scooby, Scrappy, and Shaggy get majorly spooked.

Starring: Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Sorrell Booke, Rob Paulsen, Ronnie Schell, Jerry Houser ..
Directed by: Paul Sommers, Carl Urbano
Release date: 1987-10-18
40.

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
41.

Blind Date

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

When bachelor Walter Davis is set up with his sister-in-law's pretty cousin, Nadia Gates, a seemingly average blind date turns into a chaotic night on the town. Walter's brother, Ted, tells him not to let Nadia drink alcohol, but he dismisses the warning and her behaviour gets increasingly wild. Walter and Nadia's numerous incidents are made even worse as her former lover David relentlessly follows them around town.

Starring: Kim Basinger, Bruce Willis, John Larroquette, William Daniels, George Coe, Mark Blum, Phil Hartman, Stephanie Faracy, Alice Hirson, Graham Stark ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1987-03-27
42.

Street Trash

4.3
5.9/10 IMDB

A group of hobos begin melting into multicolored piles of goo after drinking sixty-year-old liquor. At the same time, the psychotic Vietnam War vet who rules the hobo camp snaps and begins killing at random. Two brothers set out to stop the liquor and the killer.

Starring: Mike Lackey, Bill Chepil, Vic Noto, Mark Sferrazza, Jane Arakawa, Nicole Potter, Pat Ryan, Clarenze Jarmon, Bernard Perlman, Miriam Zucker ..
Directed by: J. Michael Muro
Release date: 1987-02-22
43.

House II: The Second Story

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

Jesse has returned to this old family mansion after his parents were murdered when he was a baby. While going through old things in the basement, Jesse finds a picture of his great-great grandfather in front of a Mayan temple holding a crystal skull with jewels in the eyes. In the background is a man Jesse learns is Slim Razor, a former partner of his great-great grandfather turned bitter enemy after a disagreement over who would get to keep the skull.

Starring: Arye Gross, Jonathan Stark, Royal Dano, Bill Maher, John Ratzenberger, Jayne Modean, Lar Park Lincoln, Amy Yasbeck, Gregory Walcott, Dwier Brown ..
Directed by: Ethan Wiley
Release date: 1987-05-14
44.

Ernest Goes to Camp

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

Ernest, a lovable loser who works as a summer camp handyman and dreams of becoming a guidance councilor, must find a way to inspire a group of juvenile delinquents while stopping a shady strip mining company from closing the camp as well.

Starring: Jim Varney, Victoria Racimo, John Vernon, Gailard Sartain, Daniel Butler, Lyle Alzado, Iron Eyes Cody, Patrick Day, Scott Menville, Jacob Vargas ..
Directed by: John R. Cherry III
Release date: 1987-05-22
45.

A Muppet Family Christmas

4.0
8.1/10 IMDB

In this one-hour Christmas special, Fozzie Bear surprises his mother Emily on Christmas Eve by bringing the entire Muppet gang to her farm to celebrate the holidays. Doc and his dog Sprocket, who had planned a quiet Christmas, end up joining the Muppets in their holiday activities and preparations.The Sesame Street regulars, including Big Bird, Bert, Ernie and others, join the festivities, but to Kermit's dismay, the only one missing is Miss Piggy, who has been caught in a snowstorm.

Starring: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen, Steve Whitmire, David Rudman, Caroll Spinney, Gerard Parkes ..
Directed by: Peter Harris, Eric Till
Release date: 1987-12-16
46.

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise

3.9
5.0/10 IMDB

The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if they want to get anywhere with the pretty girls!

Starring: Robert Carradine, Curtis Armstrong, Larry B. Scott, Timothy Busfield, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Andrew Cassese, Donald Gibb, Bradley Whitford, Ed Lauter, Barry Sobel ..
Directed by: Joe Roth
Release date: 1987-07-10
47.

Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol

3.8
4.9/10 IMDB

A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a disgusted Captain Harris is determined to see it fail.

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow, Sharon Stone, David Graf, Bobcat Goldthwait, G.W. Bailey, David Spade, Steve Caballero, Tony Hawk ..
Directed by: Jim Drake
Release date: 1987-04-02
48.

Who's That Girl

3.8
4.8/10 IMDB

An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he's asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.

Starring: Madonna, Griffin Dunne, Bibi Besch, John McMartin, John Mills, Haviland Morris, Coati Mundi, Drew Pillsbury, Robert Swan, Stanley Tucci ..
Directed by: James Foley
Release date: 1987-08-07
49.

Housekeeping

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.

Starring: Christine Lahti, Sara Walker, Andrea Burchill, Wayne Robson, Anne Pitoniak, Barbara Reese, Bill Smillie, Margot Pinvidic, Betty Phillips, Karen Elizabeth Austin ..
Directed by: Bill Forsyth
Release date: 1987-11-25
50.

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

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