Best Thriller Movies of 1987


No Way Out

7.1/10 IMDB

Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, Farrell is put in charge of the murder investigation. He begins to uncover shocking clues about the case, but when details of his encounter with Susan surface, he becomes a suspect as well.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton, Howard Duff, George Dzundza, Jason Bernard, Iman, Fred Dalton Thompson, Leon Russom ..
Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Release date: 1987-08-14
Best Thriller Movies of 1987 : Pack of Lies

Pack of Lies

6.9/10 IMDB

A couple learns that their friendly neighbours might be Russian spies.

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Teri Garr, Alan Bates, Sammi Davis, Clive Swift, Daniel Benzali, Ronald Haines ..
Directed by: Anthony Page
Release date: 1987-04-26
Best Thriller Movies of 1987 : Still Crazy Like a Fox

Still Crazy Like a Fox

6.6/10 IMDB

Jack Warden is back as quirky detective Harry Fox, who becomes a suspect in a murder case while on holiday in England.

Starring: Jack Warden, Graham Chapman, Michael Jayston, John Rubinstein, Penny Peyser, Robby Kiger, James Faulkner, Rosemary Leach, Catherine Oxenberg, Colin Stinton ..
Directed by: Paul Krasny
Release date: 1987-04-05

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 James ..
Directed by: Michael Pattinson, Bruce Myles
Release date: 1987-10-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1987 : Tough Guys Don't Dance

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
Best Thriller Movies of 1987 : Phantom Soldiers

Phantom Soldiers

5.4/10 IMDB

Texas Ranger Daniel Custer leaves for Vietnam to find his brother Michael, a Green Beret Lieutenant who has been reported missing in action. Michael's squad was searching for a mysterious group of 'phantom soldiers' that had been using US-made arms for massacring villages and killing unarmed civilians. Daniel goes out on his own into the jungles of Vietnam to find his brother and stop these killers.

Starring: Max Thayer, Corwin Sperry, Jim Gaines, David Light, Mike Monty, Jack Yates, Richard King ..
Directed by: Teddy Chiu
Release date: 1987-01-01

Jaws: The Revenge

3.0/10 IMDB

After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.

Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Michael Caine, Karen Young, Judith Barsi, Lynn Whitfield, Mitchell Anderson, Jay Mello, Cedric Scott ..
Directed by: Joseph Sargent
Release date: 1987-07-17
Best Thriller Movies of 1987 : Dance Or Die

Dance Or Die

3.3/10 IMDB

Jason is trying to kick cocaine and choreograph a dance concert. Things go from bad from worse when The Turtle gets involved.

Starring: Roy Kieffer, Rebecca Barrington, Georgia Neu, Jack Zavorak, Jim Williams, Jerry Cleary, Jerry Tiffe ..
Directed by: Richard W. Munchkin
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1987 : Six Against the Rock

Six Against the Rock

6.5/10 IMDB

In May of 1946, Alcatraz inmate Bernie Coy initiates a carefully thought out plan to escape the island prison. His plan, carried out with five accomplices, falls apart when they can't obtain a key to unlock a door leading to the yard.

Starring: David Carradine, Richard Dysart, Dennis Farina, Charles Haid, Howard Hesseman, David Morse, Jan-Michael Vincent, Paul Sanchez, John Mahon, J.P. Bumstead ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1987-05-18
Best Thriller Movies of 1987 : Delitti


3.8/10 IMDB

A mysterious murderer has already killed seven people using the deadly venom of a snake from Martinique which causes immediate death with the victim's face turning into a horrible mask. A young and ingenious police lieutenant is called on the case

Starring: Saverio Vallone, Michela Miti, Tony Valente, Michel Clinford, Deborah Ergas, Alessandra Izzo, Gianfranco Gallo, Sacha Darwin, Solvi Stübing, Louis Dek ..
Directed by: Giovanna Lenzi, Sergio Pastore
Release date: 1987-06-19

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