Best Science Fiction Movies of 1987



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

Bad Taste

6.6/10 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 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
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1987 : Pandemonium


5.2/10 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

Death Run

4.3/10 IMDB

A scientist places her son and his girlfriend into a cryogenic sleep so they can survive the coming apocalypse. They wake 25 years later in a world dominated by neo-Nazi like ruler, called the Messiah who holds the "Death Run".

Starring: Rob Bartlett, Wendy Parsons, Debbi Stevens, Eddie Kirby, Patrick Olliver, Kay Lowrey, Steven Longhurst, Kate Kneafsey, Neil Goulbourn, Karen Turk ..
Directed by: Michael J. Murphy
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1987 : Monstrosity


4.0/10 IMDB

A young man, whose girlfriend was killed by street thugs, builds a Golem which is then programmed to go out and kill the thugs.

Starring: Hal Borske, Carrie Anita, Michael Lunsford, Joe Balogh, David Homb, Sheila King, Bouvier ..
Directed by: Andy Milligan
Release date: 1987-05-12
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1987 : Really Weird Tales

Really Weird Tales

6.3/10 IMDB

The movie consists of three odd and strange tales that each teach a different lesson.

Starring: Joe Flaherty, Martin Short, John Candy, Catherine O'Hara, Olivia d'Abo, Deborah Hancock, Donald Harron, Bruce Pirrie, Jennifer Inch, Sheila McCarthy ..
Directed by: John Blanchard, Paul Lynch, Don McBrearty
Release date: 1987-02-02
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1987 : Top Kids

Top Kids

5.3/10 IMDB

A fun journey through the history of the automobile, this film is about a group of future computer hackers that wire an arcade game to work as a time machine. Among appearances in the movie are Henry Ford, Mercedes Benz, and modern race car driver Niki Lauda, as one of the boys becomes trapped within the newly created game. (IMDb)

Starring: Anthony Ko, Scott Nemes, Jared Rushton, Niki Lauda, Rossie Harris, Philip Levien, Jacques Perrin, Cyrielle Clair, Fabio Testi, José Carreras ..
Directed by: Michael Pfleghar
Release date: 1987-04-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1987 : Star Force: Fugitive Alien II

Star Force: Fugitive Alien II

1.9/10 IMDB

In this second film compiled from two episodes of a Japanese TV serial, Captain Joe, reformed interstellar marauder Ken and the rest of the crew of the Backus-3 set off to destroy an alien race's super-weapon, face off with Ken's vengeful ex-lover Rita and confront the sinister leader of the marauding Star Wolves.

Starring: Jô Shishido, Tatsuya Azuma, Miyuki Tanigawa, Chôei Takahashi, Tsutomu Yukawa, Hiro Tateyama ..
Directed by: Minoru Kanaya, Kiyosumi Kuzakawa
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1987 : I.F.O. (Identified Flying Object)

I.F.O. (Identified Flying Object)

3.8/10 IMDB

A teenager discovers that a military project involving a surveillance helicopter that uses artificial intelligence is being housed at a neighborhood hangar, but that the device is developing a mind of its own.

Starring: Carey Shearer, Kim Kincaid, Paul Rugg, Marc Drotman, Anthony R. Lovett, Art Payton, Pat Munger, Kelly Zirbes, Peter Dobson, Thadd Turner ..
Directed by: Ulli Lommel
Release date: 1987-04-22

Real Men

6.2/10 IMDB

Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and Belushi gets in touch with his sensitive side.

Starring: James Belushi, John Ritter, Barbara Barrie, Mark Herrier, Bill Morey, Isa Jank, Dyanne Thorne, Suzee Slater, James Le Gros, Travis McKenna ..
Directed by: Dennis Feldman
Release date: 1987-09-25

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