Best Mystery Movies of 1987


Angel Heart

7.2/10 IMDB

Down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered by the mysterious Louis Cyphre to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself, as he goes on a supernatural journey into his own soul.

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling, Stocker Fontelieu, Brownie McGhee, Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Whitcraft, Eliott Keener, Charles Gordone ..
Directed by: Alan Parker
Release date: 1987-03-06


6.9/10 IMDB

After tinkering with a box he bought while abroad, sexual deviant Frank inadvertently opens a portal to hell, where fetish-demons led by Pinhead tear his body apart. When Frank’s brother and his wife move into his house, a skeletal Frank appears to his sister-in-law and asks her to supply him with corpses for his regeneration.

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman, Oliver Smith, Robert Hines, Anthony Allen, Leon Davis, Michael Cassidy, Frank Baker ..
Directed by: Clive Barker
Release date: 1987-09-11

House of Games

7.2/10 IMDB

A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.

Starring: Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, J. T. Walsh, Ricky Jay, William H. Macy, Meshach Taylor, Lilia Skala, Steven Goldstein, Jack Wallace ..
Directed by: David Mamet
Release date: 1987-10-11

Black Widow

6.4/10 IMDB

Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't prove anything with conventional detective work. With no other option, she goes undercover, pursuing the same man as Catherine, and hoping that Catherine will slip up and reveal her true identity.

Starring: Debra Winger, Theresa Russell, Sami Frey, Dennis Hopper, Nicol Williamson, Terry O'Quinn, James Hong, Diane Ladd, D.W. Moffett, Lois Smith ..
Directed by: Bob Rafelson
Release date: 1987-02-06

Scooby-Doo! Meets the Boo Brothers

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 Sommer, Carl Urbano
Release date: 1987-10-18

Flowers in the Attic

5.7/10 IMDB

After the death of her husband, a mother takes her kids off to live with their grandparents in a huge, decrepit old mansion. However, the kids are kept hidden in a room just below the attic, visited only by their mother who becomes less and less concerned about them and their failing health, and more concerned about herself and the inheritence she plans to win back from her dying father.

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams, Ben Ryan Ganger, Lindsay Parker, Nathan Davis, Gus Peters, Bruce Neckels, Marshall Colt ..
Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom
Release date: 1987-11-20
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : The Sign of Four

The Sign of Four

7.9/10 IMDB

Mary Morstan has received a pearl in the post every year since her father's disappearance. This leads Holmes and Watson to the truth about a secret pact between four convicts during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Jenny Seagrove, Ronald Lacey, John Thaw, Emrys James, Alf Joint, Kiran Shah, Terence Skelton, Rosalie Williams ..
Directed by: Peter Hammond
Release date: 1987-03-07
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : The Believers

The Believers

6.1/10 IMDB

Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two youths.

Starring: Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Harley Cross, Robert Loggia, Elizabeth Wilson, Harris Yulin, Lee Richardson, Richard Masur, Carla Pinza, Jimmy Smits ..
Directed by: John Schlesinger
Release date: 1987-06-09

Miss Marple: Nemesis

7.8/10 IMDB

Miss Marple receives a most interesting request from Mr. Jason Rafiel, with whom she'd struck an acquaintance some years before. He would like her to solve a crime but, does not tell her what it might be, who might have been involved or where it might have occurred. In fact, he can't be sure that a crime was committed at all. The only information she gets is a booking on a tour of stately homes and gardens so, along with her nephew and godson Lionel, she sets off to see what she can learn. When they reach the village of Abbey Ducis, it begins to make sense. Not only did Mr. Rafiel live in the area it is also where his son Michael was accused, though never convicted, of murdering his fiancée, Verity Hunt. Father and son were long estranged but Michael lives rough and has so ever since. There is also the apparent coincidence that another young woman, Nora Brent, went missing at the same time as Verity and was last being seen in Michael Rafiel's car...

Release date: 1987-02-08

The Bedroom Window

6.4/10 IMDB

Baltimore, Maryland. Sylvia sees a girl being attacked from her lover Terry's bedroom window. The assailant flees and his victim is saved. But that same night another girl is found murdered.

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Elizabeth McGovern, Isabelle Huppert, Paul Shenar, Carl Lumbly, Wallace Shawn, Frederick Coffin, Brad Greenquist, Robert Schenkkan, Maury Chaykin ..
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Release date: 1987-01-16

Mio in the Land of Faraway

6.3/10 IMDB

They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the king.

Starring: Nick Pickard, Christian Bale, Timothy Bottoms, Susannah York, Christopher Lee, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Gunilla Nyroos, Tomas Bolme, Lena Endre, Igor Yasulovich ..
Directed by: Vladimir Grammatikov
Release date: 1987-07-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Dead of Winter

Dead of Winter

6.2/10 IMDB

A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Roddy McDowall, Jan Rubeš, William Russ, Ken Pogue, Wayne Robson, Mark Malone, Michael Copeman, Sam Malkin, Pamela Moller ..
Directed by: Arthur Penn
Release date: 1987-02-06
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Storm


5.3/10 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

Brain Dead

6.6/10 IMDB

A short experimental cutup film by Jon Moritsugu.

Directed by: Jon Moritsugu
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : The Caller

The Caller

6.0/10 IMDB

One night, an unusual stranger in need (Malcolm McDowell) asks a woman living alone in a house in the woods if he can use her phone. It soon becomes clear that they're playing a strange mind game and that there's something very wrong about the woods.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Madolyn Smith Osborne ..
Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Release date: 1987-05-01

The Rosary Murders

5.8/10 IMDB

A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest, who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.

Starring: Charles Durning, Donald Sutherland, Roger Angelini, Anita Barone, B. Constance Barry, Belinda Bauer, Rex Everhart, Josef Sommer, James Murtaugh, Leila Danette ..
Directed by: Fred Walton
Release date: 1987-08-28
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit

Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit

7.0/10 IMDB

Jordan White, a publisher friend of Perry, is called to a hotel where a guest, famous horror writer David Hall, has cleared out the hotel for a weekend and has called his "friends" - an actress, a fortune-teller, David's private assistant and the two remaining staff at the hotel to discuss business. They have come to the hotel as all of them are going to sue David over his new book - "The Resort" which characters are obviously based on Jordan and the guests. A practical joker, David plays tricks on them until he is thrown from the high tower of the hotel where Susan Warrenfield, the manager and owner of the hotel sees the fall and then Jordan at the tower causing the police to arrest Jordan. While Perry and Della try to solve the main mystery, Paul tries to find out who is trying to scare Susan away from the hotel. Could it really be a ghost or a more earthy visitor?

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Robert Stack, Kim Delaney, Dwight Schultz, Leigh Taylor-Young, Dennis Lipscomb, Jack Bannon, Matthew Faison ..
Directed by: Richard Lang
Release date: 1987-05-24
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love

Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love

7.0/10 IMDB

Perry must defend the husband of an old flame from a murder charge.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Jean Simmons, William Katt, Robert Mandan, Robert Walden, Gordon Jump, Jonathan Banks, Stephen Elliott, Robert F. Lyons ..
Directed by: Ron Satlof
Release date: 1987-02-23


5.5/10 IMDB

American Claire wakes up blood-soaked and bruised at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state, she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't sure, and now she's wandering the Spanish streets without money or a clear memory.

Starring: Ellen Barkin, Gabriel Byrne, Julian Sands, Isabella Rossellini, Martin Sheen, Grace Jones, Jodie Foster, Alexei Sayle, Anastassia Stakis, Susana Béquer ..
Directed by: Mary Lambert
Release date: 1987-11-11
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel

Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel

6.9/10 IMDB

Perry is sueing a gutter trash newspaper that is running a story about a love affair between him and Della. The editor also has "dirt" files on an Army General, his banker and other "clients". All of them make little-concealed verbal threats to him at a party but the person that hated him most is a female reporter who the editor had just fired from the paper for attempting to write a serious story. She threatens him and soon after the editor is found, floating in his pool, shot. The reporter is arrested for the crime and Perry, who has a personal stake in this matter, with the aid of Della and Paul set out to solve the mystery. But the other suspects just want the case over with and will go to any lengths to protect their pasts and their secrets

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Dan Kopper, Robert Guillaume, Morgan Brittany, Eugene Butler, René Enríquez, George Grizzard, Wings Hauser ..
Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II
Release date: 1987-11-15
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : The Birthday Party

The Birthday Party

7.7/10 IMDB

It is Stanley's birthday, but the party he is given is not quite what he expects.

Starring: Kenneth Cranham, Joan Plowright, Harold Pinter, Colin Blakely, Julie Walters, Robert Lang ..
Directed by: Kenneth Ives
Release date: 1987-06-21
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : The Killing Time

The Killing Time

5.3/10 IMDB

After a psychopath murders a man who was on his way to a job as a deputy sheriff in a small California town, he assumes the deputy's identity and arrives in town to start his new 'job'. What he doesn't know is that the recently appointed sheriff and his mistress are plotting to murder her evil husband—and blame it on the new deputy.

Starring: Beau Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Camelia Kath, Janet Carroll, Joe Don Baker, Michael Madsen, Wayne Rogers, Shiri Appleby, Gracie Harrison, Harvey Vernon ..
Directed by: Rick King
Release date: 1987-10-23
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam

Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam

6.9/10 IMDB

Perry investigates the murder of a former madam and uncovers a multimillion dollar banking fraud in the process.

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, Daphne Ashbrook, John Rhys-Davies, Ann Jillian, David Ogden Stiers, Wendelin Harston, Vincent Baggetta, Jason Bernard ..
Directed by: Ron Satlof
Release date: 1987-10-04

Slam Dance

5.2/10 IMDB

When framed for the murder of a sultry blonde, an underground cartoonist is drawn into a web of corruption, blackmail and deceit.

Starring: Tom Hulce, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Virginia Madsen, Don Keith Opper, Adam Ant, Harry Dean Stanton, John Doe, Lin Shaye, Millie Perkins, Judith Barsi ..
Directed by: Wayne Wang
Release date: 1987-10-02

Sister, Sister

5.4/10 IMDB

A congressional aide (Eric Stoltz) explores an old Louisiana mansion two kooky sisters (Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judith Ivey) run as a guest house.

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judith Ivey, Dennis Lipscomb, Anne Pitoniak, Benjamin Mouton, Natalija Nogulich, Jason Saucier, Jerry Leggio, Ashley McMurry ..
Directed by: Bill Condon
Release date: 1987-09-13
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Basements


5.6/10 IMDB

Basements is the title for the omnibus film that brings together two plays by Harold Pinter - The Dumb Waiter and The Room - each, once again, set in a single location.

Starring: John Travolta, Tom Conti, Linda Hunt, Annie Lennox, Julian Sands, David Hemblen, Abbott Anderson, Donald Pleasence ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1987-05-12

Tough Guys Don't Dance

4.9/10 IMDB

Writer, ex-con and 40-something bottle-baby Tim Madden, who is prone to black-outs, awakens from a two-week bender to discover a pool of blood in his car.

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Isabella Rossellini, Debra Stipe, Wings Hauser, John Bedford Lloyd, Lawrence Tierney, Penn Jillette, Frances Fisher, John Snyder, Stephan Morrow ..
Directed by: Norman Mailer
Release date: 1987-09-18

Love Among Thieves

6.1/10 IMDB

Caroline DuLac, a baroness and concert pianist, steals three jewel-encrusted Faberge eggs from a San Francisco museum. The eggs were demanded as ransom for her kidnapped fiancé. She boards a plane for the Latin American city of Ladera, as per instructions, and is met by Mike Chambers. Caroline first believes that Mike is one of the kidnappers, until a mysterious man in a trench-coat tries to kill her, and Mike comes to the rescue. They are then both captured by a band of Mexican bandits, who also may or may not be part of the scheme.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Robert Wagner, Jerry Orbach, Samantha Eggar, Christopher Neame, Patrick Bauchau, Brion James, Kenneth Kimmins, Ismael "East" Carlo, Alma Beltran ..
Directed by: Roger Young
Release date: 1987-02-23
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Ground Zero

Ground Zero

6.5/10 IMDB

A second generation cameraman in Australia finds evidence that his father had filmed a nuclear test that allowed aboriginies to be exposed to and killed by radiation. He begins a search for a secret that if true, his government has already killed people to keep quiet.

Starring: Colin Friels, Jack Thompson, Donald Pleasence, Natalie Bate, Burnham Burnham, Simon Chilvers, Neil Fitzpatrick, Bob Maza, Peter Cummins, Brian Girard James ..
Directed by: Michael Pattinson, Bruce Myles
Release date: 1987-10-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Hidden City

Hidden City

6.0/10 IMDB

Cassies Stuart leads the uncooperative Charles Dance into a world of misplaces government secrets, capalistic artists and bungling secret agents. Will the truth be out, or will the attempts of agents suppress the truth hidden within government propaganda films, classified as top secret by complete mistake, be successful. Or is it the mysterious medical records that are the true catch of the spies.

Starring: Charles Dance, Cassie Stuart, Bill Paterson, Richard E. Grant, Alex Norton, Tusse Silberg, Saul Jephcott, Wendy Nottingham, Michael Müller, Michelle Fairley ..
Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff
Release date: 1987-01-01

Deadly Illusion

4.7/10 IMDB

A private eye hired to kill a man's wife warns her instead and then finds both are impostors.

Starring: Billy Dee Williams, Vanity, Morgan Fairchild, John Beck, Dennis Hallahan, Joe Spinell, Joe Cortese, Michael Wilding, Jr., Jenny Cornuelle, Allison Woodward ..
Directed by: Larry Cohen, William Tannen
Release date: 1987-10-16
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Murder by the Book

Murder by the Book

5.3/10 IMDB

Mild-mannered mystery writer D. H. Mercer has become so immersed in his material that his creation, hard-boiled private eye Biff Deegan, constantly appears to him as a hallucination. Intent on getting rid of Biff, and replacing him with a more civilized detective, Mercer soon finds himself in a genuine mystery involving art fraud, murder, and a beautiful lady in peril.

Starring: Robert Hays, Catherine Mary Stewart, Christopher Murney, Fred Gwynne, Celeste Holm, Jonathan Moore, Martin Neufeld, Michael Copeman, Bunty Webb, Eric Keenleyside ..
Directed by: Mel Damski
Release date: 1987-03-17
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Ping Pong

Ping Pong

6.8/10 IMDB

After restaurateur Sam Wong dies in a telephone booth after making a call, law clerk Elaine Choi is tasked with executing his will. In order for the will to be valid, it needs to be signed by its recipients, but Choi finds that each of them are reluctant to do so.

Starring: Hi Ching, Victoria Wicks, Ric Young, David Yip, Lucy Sheen, Vincent Wong, Lam Fung, Robert Lee, Victor Kan, Barbara Yu Ling ..
Directed by: Po-Chih Leong
Release date: 1987-07-17

Broken Vows

5.5/10 IMDB

When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and fascinated by the man's saintly demeanor, Father Joseph's curiosity is redoubled when a beautiful young woman enters his church to question the young priest about the deceased man. Father Joseph and the woman, whom he discovers to be the "Nim" in question, embark upon an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death.

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Annette O'Toole, M. Emmet Walsh, Frances Fisher, Milo O’Shea, David Groh, Madeleine Sherwood, Jean De Baer, David Strathairn ..
Directed by: Jud Taylor
Release date: 1987-01-28

The Stepford Children

5.1/10 IMDB

Steven and Laura Harding, along with their kids David and Mary, have moved to the quiet community of Stepford. Steven joins the men's club, which is still assimilating their wives into robots. This time, they have begun to turn their out of control teens into robots as well. Once they are assimilated, they are obedient, homework loving, big band dancing droids. Laura, David, and Mary stumble onto this mystery, and they must avoid Steven's plans to turn them into robots.

Starring: Barbara Eden, Don Murray, Tammy Lauren, Pat Corley, Ken Swofford, Richard Anderson, Sharon Spelman, James Staley, Raye Birk, Debbie Barker ..
Directed by: Alan J. Levi
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Kiss Daddy Goodnight

Kiss Daddy Goodnight

3.8/10 IMDB

At night, baby-face Laura dresses up as a vamp and lets random guys at bars pick her up, just to drug and rob them later. But then someone starts stalking her, and a person close to her is killed.

Starring: Uma Thurman, Paul Dillon, Paul Richards, Steve Buscemi, Annabelle Gurwitch, David Brisbin, Constance Burg, Sumner Crane, Barbara Linton, Jenny Lee Mitchell ..
Directed by: Peter Ily Huemer
Release date: 1987-10-29

The Danger Zone

4.7/10 IMDB

Six girls are on their way to Las Vegas to sing in a TV competition, but when their car breaks down, their only choice is to walk to a town they see in the distance. Little do they know that this ghost town is the hideout of a gang of drug dealing bikers. The bikers hold the girls captive, and only one man can save them.

Starring: Cynthia Grey, Dana Dowell, Daniel Friedman, Robert Canada, Michael Wayne, Jason Williams, Suzanne Tara, Jami Ferreira, Teresa Truesdale, Michael Carrier ..
Directed by: Henry Vernon
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Blood Frenzy

Blood Frenzy

4.5/10 IMDB

A psychologist takes a group of patients into the desert for unorthodox therapy only for them to be picked off by an unseen maniac.

Starring: Wendy MacDonald, Tony Montero, Lisa Loring, Lisa Savage, Hank Garrett, Monica Silveria, John Clark, Chuck Rhae, Carl Tignino, J'Aime Cohen ..
Directed by: Hal Freeman
Release date: 1987-01-01


4.0/10 IMDB

Azaria Chamberlain was not killed by a dingo but saved and raised by said dingos. She is raised in an incestuous dingo environment and travels back to Sydney transformed as the second coming... a new messiah for a new age.

Starring: David Argue, Amanda Dole, Esben Storm, Arna-Maria Winchester, Lex Marinos, Rainee Skinner, Kerry Mack, Ian Nimmo, Ashley Grenville, Mercia Deane-Johns ..
Directed by: Haydn Keenan
Release date: 1987-09-11
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery

Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery

7.5/10 IMDB

Frank Dowling has to solve the mystery of a young man who is obsessed with finding his natural parents.

Starring: Tom Bosley, Tracy Nelson, Robert Prescott, Mary Wickes, Susan Blakely, Leslie Nielsen, Peter Scolari, Sada Thompson, Kevin Crowley, Holly Fulger ..
Directed by: Christopher Hibler
Release date: 1987-11-30
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Love Note

Love Note

7.5/10 IMDB

Two high school students, one with terminal cancer the other with no direction in life, come to terms with themselves and each other.

Starring: Craig Bierko, Sally Murphy, Rick Boynton, Jo Lemon ..
Directed by: Steve Grill
Release date: 1987-03-27
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Moonlusting


6.5/10 IMDB

In a parody of the TV show "Moonlighting," a pair of sleuths from the New Poon agency try to find out "who done it" in a case of infidelity.

Starring: Taija Rae, Jerry Butler, Tracey Adams, John Leslie, Siobhan Hunter, Joey Silvera, Shanna McCullough, Keisha, Tara Blake, Frankie Leigh ..
Directed by: Henri Pachard
Release date: 1987-04-16
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : The Haunting of Barney Palmer

The Haunting of Barney Palmer

6.2/10 IMDB

The Haunting of Barney Palmer is a fantasy film for children about a young boy who is haunted by his great uncle. Young Barney fears that he has inherited the Scholar family curse; a suite of 80s-era effects ramp up the supernatural suspense. The film was a co-production between PBS (United States) and Wellington's Gibson Group, which resulted in Ned Beatty (Deliverance, Network) being cast. It was written by Margaret Mahy, based on her Carnegie Award-winning novel The Haunting, and an early fruitful collaboration between her and director Yvonne Mackay.

Starring: Ned Beatty, Alexis Banas, Eleanor Gibson, Meredith Braun, Michelle Leuthart, Andy Anderson, Bernard Kearns, Yvonne Lawley, Patrick Smyth, Leon Banas ..
Directed by: Yvonne Mackay
Release date: 1987-03-28
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : The Darkside

The Darkside

4.1/10 IMDB

A cab driver gets mixed up with a fare he picks up who turns out to be a porno star, and she claims she has proof that the people she is working for are producing snuff films. Her claims seem to be validated when the cabbie notices suspicious looking people following them.

Starring: Tony Galati, Cynthia Preston, Peter Read, John Tench, Charles Loriot, David Hewlett, Paul Lamothe, Sherry Babych ..
Directed by: Constantino Magnatta
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Suspicion


5.8/10 IMDB

A powerfully tense remake of the Alfred Hitchcock classic, this British production of SUSPICION boasts a dynamic cast, making it a worthy descendent of the original.

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Jane Curtin, Ron Pember, Martin Clunes, Sally Home, Cory Pulman, Melissa Simmonds, Betsy Blair, Michael Hordern ..
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Release date: 1987-01-01

Grand Larceny

5.4/10 IMDB

A woman who hasn't seen her father in 18 years, learns of his death and goes to his estate in France to carry out his wishes. She then learns that her father was a thief who after getting caught and going to prison and upon his release was approached by an insurance company, who wanted him to use his talents in helping them recover some valuables that had been stolen, which became his new job. Now that he is gone, he wants her to continue his work.

Starring: Ritza Brown, Marilu Henner, Louis Jourdan, Ian McShane, Philip Tan, Omar Sharif ..
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
Release date: 1987-01-01

The Shaman

3.6/10 IMDB

Members of a family succumb to the hypnotic spell of the Shaman as he searches for the one to inherit his powers.Only Paul is able to resist these forces of evil.However his desperate struggles lead him to oppose his best friend,the appointed successor.

Directed by: Michael Yakub
Release date: 1987-01-01


4.5/10 IMDB

A man goes to speak with a gigolo and is promptly beaten for his trouble. Soon afterward, his wife is told that he burned to death in a car wreck and is shown the body...and that's when she starts seeing strange men at the corner of her vision, while her friend does all she can to convince her she's going insane!

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Steve Railsback, Piper Laurie, Edward Albert, Terence Knox, June Chadwick, Rita Gam, John F. Goff, Jacqueline Giroux ..
Directed by: Armand Mastroianni
Release date: 1987-05-10
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Raat Ke Andhere Mein

Raat Ke Andhere Mein

4.5/10 IMDB

A group of vagabonds happen to loot a man of ethics and on their way to their hideout take asylum (forcibly) in a house owned by a pregnant woman and her husband. They unintentionally kill the woman's husband and run away. After many years the killers have become big wheels of the society and are now into vulgar display of wealth characterized by frequent high-profile parties and events. However, little do they know that a hideously deformed monster is lurking around them and in the nearby woods seeking revenge for their sins. The killers start dying mysterious deaths at the hands of the monster. Who is this monster and will the remaining ones survive?

Starring: Javed Khan, Paintal, Deepika Chikhalia, Mazhar Khan, Rajesh Puri, Madhu Malhotra, Huma Khan, Imtiaz Khan, C.S. Dubey, Leena Das ..
Directed by: Vinod Talwar
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1987 : Outrageous Fortune

Outrageous Fortune

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

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