Best Romance Movies of 1987


Some Kind of Wonderful

7.1/10 IMDB

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, Chynna Phillips, Craig Sheffer, John Ashton, Elias Koteas, Maddie Corman, Molly Hagan, Bryan Scott ..
Directed by: Howard Deutch
Release date: 1987-02-27


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: 1987-12-18
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Gaby: A True Story

Gaby: A True Story

6.8/10 IMDB

The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph.

Starring: Liv Ullmann, Norma Aleandro, Robert Loggia, Rachel Chagall, Lawrence Monoson, Robert Beltran, Beatriz Sheridan, Tony Goldwyn, Danny De La Paz, Paulina Gómez ..
Directed by: Luis Mandoki
Release date: 1987-10-30

High Season

5.4/10 IMDB

On the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. A young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the Unknown Tourist for the town square; the sculptor he brings to Rhodes is Kate's ex-husband. Also there to see Kate is Sharp, an aging antiquarian and her dear friend. He has something important to tell her. As Kate, her ex, and Sharp sort out things that go back years, two English tourists bumble about, one thinking he's fallen in love with Kate, his wife thinking she's found her own lover. A rare vase, a spy, old friendships, the statue's unveiling, and off-hand English sorting-out play into the resolution.

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, James Fox, Irene Papas, Sebastian Shaw, Kenneth Branagh, Lesley Manville, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Rose, Paris Tselios, Ruby Baker ..
Directed by: Clare Peploe
Release date: 1987-09-01
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Hands of a Stranger

Hands of a Stranger

5.6/10 IMDB

A New York cop becomes obsessed with finding his wife's rapist.

Starring: Armand Assante, Blair Brown, Beverly D'Angelo, Michael Lerner, Philip Casnoff, Arliss Howard, Sam McMurray, Patricia Richardson, Irving Metzman, Forest Whitaker ..
Directed by: Larry Elikann
Release date: 1987-05-10
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story

Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story

7.2/10 IMDB

Napoleon Bonaparte (Armand Assante) woos Josephine (Jacqueline Bisset) and makes her his empress.

Release date: 1987-11-10
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Happy New Year

Happy New Year

5.8/10 IMDB

Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and women they begin the set-up, but then Nick falls for the owner of a neighboring antique store and things get a little complicated.

Starring: Peter Falk, Charles Durning, Tom Courtenay, Tracy Brooks Swope, Ruben Rabasa ..
Directed by: John G. Avildsen
Release date: 1987-08-07
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Blindside


4.9/10 IMDB

Harvey Keitel plays Penfield Gruber, a once great scientist, reduced to managing a sleazy hotel. Gruber monitors the daily comings and goings of his tenants, mainly for his own interest, until underworld figures ask him to spy on a suspected double-crosser. While watching the man, Gruber overhears a murder plot.

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Lori Hallier, Lolita Davidovich, Michael Rudder, Cordelia Strube, Durango Coy, Alan Fawcett, James Kidnie, Kenneth McGregor, Sam Malkin ..
Directed by: Paul Lynch
Release date: 1987-09-01
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Hearts of Fire

Hearts of Fire

4.5/10 IMDB

A reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, takes a young female protegee. While on a tour she meets a younger, more popular rocker and switches her loyalties.

Starring: Bob Dylan, Fiona Flanagan, Rupert Everett, Julian Glover, Suzanne Bertish, Susannah Hoffmann, Larry Lamb, Maury Chaykin, Lesleh Donaldson, Jeremy Ratchford ..
Directed by: Richard Marquand
Release date: 1987-11-06
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Maschenka


7.1/10 IMDB

Film adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's debut novel, 'Mary'.

Starring: Irina Brook, Cary Elwes, Sunnyi Melles, Jonathan Coy, Freddie Jones, Michael Gough, Jean-Claude Brialy ..
Directed by: John Goldschmidt
Release date: 1987-03-05

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