Best Romance Movies of 1987


The Princess Bride

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

Dirty Dancing

7.0/10 IMDB

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer—and unexpectedly falling in love.

Starring: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston, Jane Brucker, Kelly Bishop, Lonny Price, Max Cantor, Charles "Honi" Coles ..
Directed by: Emile Ardolino
Release date: 1987-08-21


7.7/10 IMDB

After his lover rejects him, a young man in early 20th century England, trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society, tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

Starring: James Wilby, Hugh Grant, Rupert Graves, Denholm Elliott, Simon Callow, Billie Whitelaw, Barry Foster, Judy Parfitt, Phoebe Nicholls, Ben Kingsley ..
Directed by: James Ivory
Release date: 1987-08-21
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : 84 Charing Cross Road

84 Charing Cross Road

7.4/10 IMDB

When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works at Marks & Co., 84 Charing Cross Road.

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Jean De Baer, Maurice Denham, Eleanor David, Mercedes Ruehl, Daniel Gerroll, Wendy Morgan, Ian McNeice ..
Directed by: David Hugh Jones
Release date: 1987-02-13


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


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

Broadcast News

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

Some Kind of Wonderful

7.0/10 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

Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel

8.4/10 IMDB

Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She acts as Diana's maid of honor, develops a relationship with Gilbert Blythe, and finds herself at Kingsport Ladies' College. But while Anne enjoys the battles and the friends she makes, she finds herself returning to Avonlea.

Starring: Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Patricia Hamilton, Jonathan Crombie, Wendy Hiller, Frank Converse, Rosemary Dunsmore, Marilyn Lightstone, Genevieve Appleton, Susannah Hoffmann ..
Directed by: Kevin Sullivan
Release date: 1987-05-19


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

Can't Buy Me Love

6.8/10 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


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


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

Less Than Zero

6.4/10 IMDB

A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for Christmas at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Brad Pitt, Tony Bill, Nicholas Pryor, Michael Bowen, Sarah Buxton, Donna Mitchell ..
Directed by: Marek Kanievska
Release date: 1987-11-06

Baby Boom

6.3/10 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


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

Someone to Watch Over Me

6.1/10 IMDB

Claire Gregory, an upper class New York personality, witnesses a murder in a luxurious nightclub. Detective Mike Keegan, recently promoted, is assigned to protect her.

Starring: Tom Berenger, Mimi Rogers, Lorraine Bracco, Jerry Orbach, John Rubinstein, Andreas Katsulas, Tony DiBenedetto, James E. Moriarty, Mark Moses, Daniel Hugh Kelly ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 1987-10-09

Blind Date

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
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : A Hazard of Hearts

A Hazard of Hearts

6.8/10 IMDB

When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, he stakes his daughter's hand in marriage, convinced that this time he will not lose. Unfortunately, however, he does lose; to the evil Lord Wrotham. Unable to return home and tell his daughter that he has lost her in a game of dice, Sir Giles kills himself there and then. Lord Vulcan, who has witnessed the events, takes pity on Serena Staverley, although they have never met. He challenges Lord Wrotham to a game of dice in which the winner takes both Staverley Court and Miss Serena.

Starring: Diana Rigg, Edward Fox, Christopher Plummer, Helena Bonham Carter, Neil Dickson, Fionna Fullerton, Stewart Granger, Anna Massey, Eileen Atkins, Christopher Villiers ..
Directed by: John Hough
Release date: 1987-12-27

Who's That Girl

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

The Year My Voice Broke

7.3/10 IMDB

Set in 1962, a young prepubescent boy in rural Australia watches painfully as his best friend and first love blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, changing the lives of everyone involved.

Starring: Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, Ben Mendelsohn, Graeme Blundell, Lynette Curran, Malcolm Robertson, Judi Farr, Tim Robertson, Bruce Spence, Harold Hopkins ..
Directed by: John Duigan
Release date: 1987-10-15
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

7.1/10 IMDB

A penniless middle-aged spinster scrapes by giving piano lessons in the Dublin of the 1950s. She makes a sad last bid for love with a fellow resident of her rundown boarding house, who imagines she has the money to bankroll the business he hopes to open.

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Wendy Hiller, Marie Kean, Ian McNeice, Rudi Davies, Prunella Scales, Aidan Gillen, Aine Ni Mhuiri, Sheila Reid ..
Directed by: Jack Clayton
Release date: 1987-12-23

The Pick-up Artist

5.3/10 IMDB

A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a gambling addict who is in debt to the mob.

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Danny Aiello, Harvey Keitel, Vanessa Williams, Mildred Dunnock, Brian Hamill, Tamara Bruno, Angie Kempf ..
Directed by: James Toback
Release date: 1987-09-18

Wish You Were Here

6.8/10 IMDB

In a staid English seaside town after the Second World War, young Lynda grows up with her widowed father and younger sister. Rebellious Lynda has been swearing constantly from an early age. At sixteen, she becomes more exhibitionist and seeks out sexual encounters challenging the prevailing lower-middle class attitudes to sex. She eventually becomes pregnant by an acquaintance of her father.

Starring: Emily Lloyd, Tom Bell, Jesse Birdsall, Clare Clifford, Sheila Kelley, Trudi Cavanagh, Barbara Durkin, Geoffrey Hutchings, Charlotte Barker, Chloe Leland ..
Directed by: David Leland
Release date: 1987-07-24

China Girl

6.2/10 IMDB

Teenage lovers Tony (Richard Panebianco) and Tyan-Hwa (Sari Chang) tip the balance of power in New York's Little Italy and Chinatown.

Starring: James Russo, Richard Panebianco, David Caruso, Sari Chang, Russell Wong, Judith Malina, Joey Chin, James Hong, Robert Miano, Paul Hipp ..
Directed by: Abel Ferrara
Release date: 1987-09-25

North Shore

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

Made in Heaven

6.3/10 IMDB

Deceased drifter Mike arrives in Heaven and quickly falls for newborn soul Annie, soon to start her assignment on Earth. When Annie leaves, Mike follows.

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Kelly McGillis, Maureen Stapleton, Ann Wedgeworth, James Gammon, Mare Winningham, Don Murray, Tim Daly, David Rasche, Amanda Plummer ..
Directed by: Alan Rudolph
Release date: 1987-11-06

Date With an Angel

5.6/10 IMDB

Aspiring composer Jim Sanders is engaged to spoiled rich girl Patty. But the morning after his bachelor party, Jim wakes up to discover a beautiful, broken-winged angel in his pool. When everyone finds out about his heavenly houseguest, Jim must cope with a dangerously jealous fiancée, an exploitive future father-in-law and a group of buddies with an outrageous business plan!

Starring: Michael E. Knight, Phoebe Cates, Emmanuelle Béart, David Dukes, Vinny Argiro, Bibi Besch ..
Directed by: Tom McLoughlin
Release date: 1987-11-20

I've Heard the Mermaids Singing

6.7/10 IMDB

Awkward, shy and delightfully funny, Polly Vandersma is an "organizationally impaired" temporary assistant who finally gets her first permanent job at the age of 31. While she works for the curator of an art gallery, Polly narrates her own story, sharing the comical and bittersweet pretensions of the art world. At the same time, she reveals a special part of her own private world, taking the viewer to enchanted places in this quiet assault on the notion of authority everywhere.

Starring: Sheila McCarthy, Paule Baillargeon, Ann-Marie MacDonald, John Evans, Brenda Kamino, Patricia Rozema, Richard Monette ..
Directed by: Patricia Rozema
Release date: 1987-09-11

The Big Town

5.9/10 IMDB

It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank at a private craps game at the Gem Club, owned by George Cole, and falls in love with two women, one of them Cole's wife.

Starring: Matt Dillon, Diane Lane, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Dern, Lee Grant, Tom Skerritt, Suzy Amis, David Marshall Grant, Don Francks, Del Close ..
Directed by: Ben Bolt
Release date: 1987-09-25
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Traci, I Love You

Traci, I Love You

5.8/10 IMDB

A glamour photographer helps Traci understand her sexuality.

Starring: Traci Lords, Marilyn Jess, Gabriel Pontello, Alban Ceray, Alain L'Yle ..
Directed by: Jean-Pierre Floran
Release date: 1987-01-29
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : In the Mood

In the Mood

6.1/10 IMDB

When 15-year-old Sonny Wisecarver has an affair with his older neighbor Francine and then runs off to marry her, a stern judge has the union annulled. Then, when Sonny finds himself before the same judge after getting involved with another woman in her 20s, the publicity from this case makes him the object of affection for millions of young women

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Beverly D'Angelo, Talia Balsam, Michael Constantine, Kathleen Freeman, Brian McNamara, Peter Hobbs, Terry Camilleri, Betty Jinnette, Tony Longo ..
Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson
Release date: 1987-09-16

Hello Again

5.2/10 IMDB

A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.

Starring: Shelley Long, Judith Ivey, Gabriel Byrne, Corbin Bernsen, Austin Pendleton, Sela Ward, Lynne Thigpen, Illeana Douglas, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Robert Lewis ..
Directed by: Frank Perry
Release date: 1987-11-06
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Looking for Eileen

Looking for Eileen

6.8/10 IMDB

After his wife Marjan has died in a car crash, Philip de Wit becomes a total wreck. Only after months does he return to a more or less normal life and even then he only works in his wife's bookstore. A year later Eileen walks in the store, a girl from Northern Ireland with her baby in her arms. When Philip sees her, he's dumbfounded, for she's the spitting image of his dead wife. Obsessed with her, he goes and tries to find her again, but he soon finds out that he's not the only one who's looking for Eileen.

Starring: Thom Hoffman, Lysette Anthony, Marijke Veugelers, John van Dreelen, Kenneth Herdigein, Hans Kemna, John Landwehr, Maan Leo, Simon Vinkenoog, Monique Klemann ..
Directed by: Rudolf van den Berg
Release date: 1987-09-24


5.5/10 IMDB

Hairdresser Nadine Hightower wants to retrieve the risqué photos she once posed for, but when she visits the photographer at his office, he's murdered by an intruder. Nadine talks her estranged husband, Vernon, into going along when she returns to the office, where they stumble across plans for a less than legal construction project. But when Vernon tries to turn the documents into a cash windfall, he and Nadine are pursued by goons with guns.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Rip Torn, Gwen Verdon, Glenne Headly, Jerry Stiller, Jay Patterson, William Youmans, Gary Grubbs, Mickey Jones ..
Directed by: Robert Benton
Release date: 1987-08-07
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : The Dancing Princesses

The Dancing Princesses

7.8/10 IMDB

A king with six daughters who is extremely over protective locks them in their room at night. But for some reason they order shoes from the cobbler practically every day and the king has to pay for them. And when he ask them why, they don't give him a straight answer. So he sends word that whoever figures out why they need so many shoes, he will have the hand of the daughter of his choice. But so far none have succeeded cause they make sure no one can find out. But a soldier upon learning of this decides to find out after being given a cloak that renders him invisible.

Starring: Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Weller, Roy Dotrice, Starr Andreeff, Laura Harrington, Sachi Parker, Viveca Parker, Lora Staley, Ian Abercrombie, Zelda Rubinstein ..
Directed by: Peter Medak
Release date: 1987-11-14
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Lady Beware

Lady Beware

5.7/10 IMDB

Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her.

Starring: Diane Lane, Michael Woods, Cotter Smith, Tyra Ferrell, Peter Nevargic, Edward Penn, Chelsea Benedict, Don Brockett, David Crawford, Maria Barney ..
Directed by: Karen Arthur
Release date: 1987-08-14

Square Dance

5.7/10 IMDB

An awkward 13-year-old leaves her cranky grandfather in rural Texas, to live with her mother in Fort Worth.

Starring: Winona Ryder, Rob Lowe, Jason Robards, Jane Alexander, Irma P. Hall, Brad Leland, Deborah Richter, Guich Koock, Elbert Lewis, Charlotte Stanton ..
Directed by: Daniel Petrie
Release date: 1987-03-01

Cause célèbre

6.9/10 IMDB

When the ailing husband of an adulterous wife is discovered bludgeoned to death and suspicions fall on the older woman's young lover, the newly widowed woman claims that it was she who was solely responsible for the death despite evidence that points to the contrary in this dramatic account of true-life 1935 trial that shocked all of England. Though notable evidence and strong suspicion suggests that the murder may have been of crime of passion perpetrated by the jealous lover only half her age, Alma Rattenbury (Helen Mirren) confesses to the murder of her husband and is soon brought to trial. Despite the fact that Alma is already being deemed guilty by the general public for her adulterous indiscretion alone, her lawyer, star attorney T.J. O'Connor (David Suchet), remains convinced that his client will eventually be cleared of all charges.

Starring: Helen Mirren, David Morrissey, David Suchet, Harry Andrews, Norma West, Oliver Ford Davies, Clive Swift, Geoffrey Bayldon, Gillian Martell, Edmund Pegge ..
Directed by: John Gorrie
Release date: 1987-08-23
Best Romance 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 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

The Last Fling

6.2/10 IMDB

A young woman decides to have one more romantic escapade before marrying her dull fiancé.

Starring: John Ritter, Connie Sellecca, Randee Heller, John Bennett Perry, Paul Sand, Scott Bakula, Kate Zentall, Shannon Tweed, Larry Gelman, Gretchen Wyler ..
Directed by: Corey Allen
Release date: 1987-02-09

Crazy Moon

6.3/10 IMDB

Brooks is an eccentric rich kid, with a fondness for big band music, bow ties taking strange photographs who one day whilst stealing a mannequin from a clothes store, meets Anne, a free-spirited, young deaf girl who works in the shop. It's a meeting that will transform his life. As their friendship blossoms he starts to learn sign-language and she helps him to conquer his fear of water but with a bullying brother, insensitive overbearing father and his father's peculiar new girlfriend all pressurising him to be 'normal' will Brooks be able to break free from their boundaries and his own fears and limitations to find the meaning of true and selfless love.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Vanessa Vaughan, Peter Spence, Ken Pogue, Eve Napier, Sean McCann, Sean McCann, Bronwen Mantel, Terri Hawkes, Harry Hill ..
Directed by: Allan Eastman
Release date: 1987-12-11
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

6.9/10 IMDB

A mermaid princess is willing to sacrifice anything for love.

Starring: Helen Mirren, Pam Dawber, Treat Williams, Karen Black, Brian Dennehy ..
Directed by: Robert Iscove
Release date: 1987-04-06

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

Making Mr. Right

5.5/10 IMDB

A reclusive scientist builds a robot that looks exactly like him to go on a long term space mission. Since the scientist seems to lack all human emotion he is unable to program them into his android and an eccentric woman is hired to "educate" the robot on human behavior. In the end she falls in love... but is the robot or the Dr. Mr Right?

Starring: John Malkovich, Ann Magnuson, Glenne Headly, Ben Masters, Polly Bergen, Laurie Metcalf, Susan Berman, Christian Clemenson, Harsh Nayyar, Hart Bochner ..
Directed by: Susan Seidelman
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Nights in White Satin

Nights in White Satin

5.3/10 IMDB

A young homeless woman is discovered by a successful photographer.

Starring: Kip Gilman, Priscilla Harris, Kim Waltrip, Michael Laskin, Pierre Manasse, Connie Sawyer, Diane Manzo, Dina Ousley, Howard Rosenberg, Candace Walters ..
Directed by: Michael Barnard
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Cross My Heart

Cross My Heart

5.7/10 IMDB

A man and a woman go out on a "big" third date. He's ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she's afraid he'll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon.

Starring: Annette O'Toole, Martin Short, Paul Reiser, Joanna Kerns, Jessica Puscas, Lee Arenberg, Corinne Bohrer, Jason Stuart, Shelley Taylor Morgan, Eric Poppick ..
Directed by: Armyan Bernstein
Release date: 1987-12-13
Best Romance Movies of 1987 : Infidelity


7.3/10 IMDB

A man comes home to see his wife window washing and he is surprised to find out that she is a latin scholar. She has been dropping hints that she has been cheating with another Latin scholar. Now, he must become fluent in Latin to win her back.

Starring: Kirstie Alley, Lee Horsley, Robert Englund, Laurie O'Brien ..
Directed by: David Lowell Rich
Release date: 1987-04-13

Captive Hearts

6.0/10 IMDB

December 1944. As their bomber is shot down during a mission over Japan, Sergeant McManus and Robert, a young lieutenant, have no other choice but make a parachute jump. They are captured by local villagers and are saved from execution by Fukushima, the village elder. McManus never accepts his lot unlike Robert, who soon takes an interest in Japanese customs and rites. More, he falls in love with pretty Miyoko, Fukushima's widowed daughter-in-law.

Starring: Pat Morita, Chris Makepeace, Mari Sato, Michael Sarrazin, Seth Sakai, Denis Akiyama, Laurence M. Makamua ..
Directed by: Paul Almond
Release date: 1987-06-05

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