Best Tv Movie Movies of 1987

1.

Escape from Sobibor

4.6
7.4/10 IMDB

The true story of WWII's notorious Sobibor Nazi death camp, where a courageous inmate orchestrates and leads the escape of over 300 prisoners.

Starring: Alan Arkin, Joanna Pacula, Rutger Hauer, Hartmut Becker, Jack Shepherd, Kurt Raab, Ullrich Haupt, Emil Wolk, Simon Gregor, Linal Haft ..
Directed by: Jack Gold
Release date: 1987-04-12
2.

Scooby-Doo! Meets the Boo Brothers

4.2
7.1/10 IMDB

When Shaggy inherits an old Southern estate from an uncle, he and his sleuthing hounds take a road trip. But they don't even make it to the mansion before the haunting starts. Amid headless horsemen, walking skeletons, and a menacing butler, Scooby, Scrappy, and Shaggy get majorly spooked.

Starring: Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Sorrell Booke, Rob Paulsen, Ronnie Schell, Jerry Houser ..
Directed by: Paul Sommers, Carl Urbano
Release date: 1987-10-18
3.

The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones

4.1
6.6/10 IMDB

Elroy Jetson invents a time machine that takes him back to prehistoric times, where he meets the Flintstone family.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler, Don Messick, Henry Corden, Jon Bauman, Hamilton Camp, Julie McWhirter, George O'Hanlon, Penny Singleton, John Stephenson ..
Directed by: Don Lusk
Release date: 1987-01-01
4.

A Muppet Family Christmas

3.9
8.1/10 IMDB

In this one-hour Christmas special, Fozzie Bear surprises his mother Emily on Christmas Eve by bringing the entire Muppet gang to her farm to celebrate the holidays. Doc and his dog Sprocket, who had planned a quiet Christmas, end up joining the Muppets in their holiday activities and preparations.The Sesame Street regulars, including Big Bird, Bert, Ernie and others, join the festivities, but to Kermit's dismay, the only one missing is Miss Piggy, who has been caught in a snowstorm.

Starring: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen, Steve Whitmire, David Rudman, Caroll Spinney, Gerard Parkes ..
Directed by: Peter Harris, Eric Till
Release date: 1987-12-16
5.

The Secret Garden

3.9
7.2/10 IMDB

When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She wishes to discover what has caused him so much sorrow and to bring joy back to the household. It all must have something to do with the screams and wails which echo through the house at night and no one wants to talk about.

Starring: Colin Firth, Gennie James, Barret Oliver, Jadrien Steele, Michael Hordern, Billie Whitelaw, Derek Jacobi, Lucy Gutteridge, Julian Glover, Cassie Stuart ..
Directed by: Alan Grint
Release date: 1987-11-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1987 : Vietnam
6.

Vietnam

3.8
7.8/10 IMDB

The trials and tribulations of the Goddard family after the entry of Australia into the Vietnam War.

Starring: Barry Otto, Nicole Kidman, Nicholas Eadie, Veronica Lang, John Polson, Grace Parr, Pauline Chan, Mark Lee, Warren Coleman, Jim Holt ..
Directed by: John Duigan, Chris Noonan
Release date: 1987-02-23
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1987 : A Hazard of Hearts
7.

A Hazard of Hearts

3.7
7.1/10 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
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1987 : Ghost Stories
8.

Ghost Stories

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Charles Dickens' 'Ghost Stories' from the Pickwick Papers. The Ghost in the Wardrobe: A young law student moves into an old rooming house haunted by a resident ghost. Tension grows between the two, building to a surprising conclusion. The Mail Coach Ghosts: Time travel puts a young man on a collision course with a ruthless nobleman and his evil henchmen. When the young man falls in love with a beautiful maiden, a captive of the nobleman, he plans a daring rescue to free her. The Goblin and the Grave Digger: Fiery nether-regions set the scene for this unearthly tale of a grave digger put on trial for his life by the King of the Goblins. The eerie account of his nightmarish ordeal is a special effects encounter that will enthral fans of the supernatural.

Starring: Aiden Grennell, Collette Proctor, Daniel Reardon, Jim Reid, Joseph Taylor ..
Directed by: Al Guest, Jean Mathieson
Release date: 1987-12-05
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1987 : Way Upstream
9.

Way Upstream

3.4
7.8/10 IMDB

Two couples go on a boating holiday together, and run into some strange people and events.

Starring: Nick Dunning, Joanne Pearce, Barrie Rutter, Marion Bailey, Stuart Wilson ..
Directed by: Terry Johnson
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1987 : Rags to Riches
10.

Rags to Riches

3.4
8.1/10 IMDB

Feature-length TV movie (with the title card "Rags and Riches") that served as the pilot to the series that ran from 1987-1988. A wealthy businessman decides to soften his "cutthroat" image by adopting some children. He winds up adopting six girls and isn't prepared for the problems that come with them.

Starring: Joseph Bologna, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Blanca De Garr, Kimiko Gelman, Heather McAdam, Bridget Michele, Heidi Zeigler ..
Directed by: Bruce Seth Green
Release date: 1987-03-09

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