Best Romance Movies of 1987

1.

The Princess Bride

6.5
8.1/10 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 the Giant, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Peter Falk, Billy Crystal, Fred Savage ..
Directed by: Rob Reiner
Release date: 1987-09-25
2.

Dirty Dancing

5.9
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
3.

Maurice

5.6
7.7/10 IMDB

After his lover rejects him, a young man 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
4.

Barfly

5.3
7.3/10 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
5.

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
6.

Some Kind of Wonderful

5.1
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.

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: 1987-12-18
8.

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
9.

Can't Buy Me Love

5.0
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 ..
Directed by: Steve Rash
Release date: 1987-08-14
10.

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

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