Year 1987 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1987 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, melancholic, semi serious and clever films and TV shows about / with friendship, death, mentor, runaway, storytelling, brutality, friends, cigarette smoking, blood and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Poland, Romania and other countries.
year 1987
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year 1987 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1987: Just Mercy (2019), Lords of Chaos (2018), Barschel: A Murder in Geneva (1993), He's My Girl (1987), A Short Film About Killing (1988), Bumblebee (2018), The Elite (2001), Cool Runnings (1993), I Am a Sex Addict (2005), My Brother... Nikhil (2005).

List of year 1987 movies

 7.6
 41K
Just Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, courtroom, innocence, lawyer, perjury, murder, defense attorney, lie, investigation, injustice, judge, justice ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, year 1993, year 1992, 20th century
Place: alabama
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 6.5
 12K
Lords of Chaos (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.
Style: tense, psychological, rough, captivating, based on true events
Plot: music band, self mutilation, violence, murder, gay, stabbing, suicide, society, music, friendship, crimes, danger ...
Time: year 1987, 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: oslo norway
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Barschel: A Murder in Geneva (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A conspiracy-theorizing filmmaker meets with a prospective producer in order to pitch a movie about the death of real-life German politician Uwe Barschel, in which the official ruling of suicide raised more questions than answers.
Plot: corpse, german abroad, suspicion of murder, mysterious death, clandestine, politician
Time: year 1987
Place: west germany
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 4.6
 517
He's My Girl (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bryan and Reggie are best friends who are in the music business in Missouri. When Reggie enters Brian for a chance to go to L.A., Bryan wins the contest and wants to bring Reggie with him. However, Bryan must bring a girl. In an effort to make sure ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: love and romance, partners, romance, gender, contests and competitions, best friends, ambition, friends, disorder, rock, showbiz, hollywood ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: missouri, california, usa, los angeles
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A Short Film About Killing (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jacek climbs into the taxi driven by Waldemar, tells him to drive to a remote location, then brutally strangles him, seemingly without motive.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, taxi driver, lawyer, prison, execution, drifter, death sentence, courtroom drama, polish, fighting the system, society, confined ...
Time: 80s, year 1988, year 1987
Place: warsaw poland, poland, california
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 6.8
 134K
Bumblebee (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, futuristic, reboot ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, alien, teenage girl, machine, standoff, showdown, technology, friendship, fast car, ufo, military officer, battlefield ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: san francisco, california, texas
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 3.7
 482
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, race against time, undercover, danger, airplane, crimes, chases and races, heroes, good versus evil, special agents, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987, 80s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece, austria, utah ...
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 7.0
 91K
Cool Runnings (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: underdog, reggae, coach, olympics, sport team, bookies, sport, family, disgraced, cheating, friends, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1988
Place: canada, jamaica, california
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I Am a Sex Addict (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Just moments before his third wedding, Zahedi relates with utter sincerity and astonishing candor his obsession with prostitutes. He retraces his romantic and sexual history, including his ideological commitment to open relationships, that led to ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, clever, realistic
Plot: eroticism, sex addict, marriage, addiction, obsession, prostitute, prostitution, sexual relations, couples, love and romance, illegal prostitution, free love ...
Time: contemporary, year 1987, year 1984
Place: amsterdam, san francisco, new york, los angeles, austin texas ...
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My Brother... Nikhil (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Famous swimmer Nikhil Kapoor (Suri) deals with the repercussions of announcing the fact that he has HIV/AIDS.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: hopes, family relations, swimming, athlete's life, society, family problems, love and romance, lifestyle, against the odds, hiv positive, social outcast, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1987, year 1994
Place: india, goa india
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 7.4
 1K
1987 (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1987 Ricardo is 17 years old. This summer, Ricardo has a busy schedule: loose his virginity, find a way to get into bars, have a car, spend time with his friends. In order to rapidly make money, Ricardo decides to use his italian inheritance and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, virginity, teenage life, youth, love and romance, buddies, summer job, sexual initiation, loss of virginity, first sexual experience, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: canada, quebec
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 7.7
 6K
Gods (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in communist Poland of the 80s the movie depicts early career of cardio surgeon Zbigniew Religa.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: politics, operation, doctors and patients, rise to the top, ambition, power relations, heart transplant, surgeon, hospital, doctor, death, clinic ...
Time: 20th century, year 1985, year 1987, 80s
Place: poland
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Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, lyrical, suspense ...
Plot: hip hop, music, musician's life, police brutality, rapper, rap, gangster, rags to riches, racism, profanity, gang, feud ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1990 ...
Place: los angeles, california, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, new york ...
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 6.4
 10K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, on the road, high school, coming of age, teenager, teenage life, family problems, gay slur, female protagonist, teacher, reputation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, california, oklahoma
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Days and Nights (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set in rural New England.
Style: humorous, touching, talky, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, estate, parents and children, accident, siblings relations, ornithologist, recklessness, rejection, suicide, actress, director ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: new england, usa
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Chasing Mavericks (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, uplifting
Plot: mentor protege relationship, surfing, coach, lifestyle, ambition, friends, sport, progress, teenage life, obsession, surfer, wave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.4
 2K
Rouge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fleur is the blue angel in one of Hong Kong's "flower houses" - bordellos and night clubs of the 1930's. A detached and beautiful performer, she falls in love with Twelfth Master Chan, heir to a chain of pharmacies. They agree to ...
Style: serious, sentimental, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, prostitute, brothel, obsession, couples, journalism, unfulfillment, supernatural ability, supernatural, lifestyle, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1987, year 1934, 80s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, friendship, unlikely friendships, love and romance, platonic, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, initially antagonists, up and down relationship, love story ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1987, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa
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Hands of Steel (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A story about a cyborg who is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: destiny, murder, laser, hitman, chaos, danger, assassination, chase, on the run, good versus evil, post apocalypse, cyborgs ...
Time: future, near future, year 1987
Place: italy, manhattan new york city, arizona, guatemala, utah
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Sex and the City 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda are all married now, but they're still up for a little fun in the sun. When Samantha gets the chance to visit one of the most extravagant vacation destinations on the planet and offers to bring them all along, ...
Style: stylized, witty, realistic, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, friendship, male objectification, battle of the sexes, sexual relations, couples, society, love and romance, lifestyle, vacation, travel, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s, year 1986 ...
Place: middle east, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york, new jersey
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 7.8
 367K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, survival, deadly creature, hunting, jungle, warrior, trap, evil alien, danger, creature, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
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 7.3
 105K
Precious (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, ...
Style: bleak, rough, emotional, serious, harsh ...
Plot: domestic violence, child abuse, poverty, illiteracy, abusive mother, social misfits, sexual abuse, rape, dysfunctional family, parents and children, fat girl, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
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Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: pedophilia, child abuse, homosexual rape, child molestation, sexual abuse, homosexual, male rape, man boy relationship, gay teenager, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1981, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york, kansas
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At the Devil's Door (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When ambitious young real estate agent Leigh is asked to sell a house with a checkered past, she crosses paths with a disturbed girl whom she learns is the runaway daughter of the couple selling the property. When Leigh tries to intervene and help ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, evil, real estate agent, danger, investigation, demonic possession, missing person, child in peril, devil, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s, year 1987
Place: usa
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Peppermint Candy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the spring of 1999, a group of old friends gather to celebrate their 20 year reunion. Among the group is Yeong-ho, a cold, unhappy man, whose demeanor puts a damper on the festivities. The seriousness of Yeong-ho"s depression becomes ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: reunion, suicide, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, destiny, politics, regret, interrogation, martial law, loneliness, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, year 1998, year 1980, year 1984 ...
Place: south korea
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 7.8
 146K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: cult film, scary, dark humor, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, zombie, violence, stabbing, axe, slasher, survival, evil dead, chainsaw, tape recorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1987, 90s ...
Place: usa
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The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: feel good, uplifting, romantic, heartbreaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, adultery, impossible love, housewife, lovers, fall in love, photographer, letter, romance, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 1960s, 80s ...
Place: iowa, usa
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 6.8
 151K
Adventureland (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Style: humorous, melancholic, funny, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer job, job seeking, amusement park, leaving home, fall in love, marijuana, workplace, friends, love and romance, coming of age, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, boston, pittsburgh, new york, europe ...
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 5.9
 3K
Adam & Steve (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, clever
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, gay, one night stand, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, gays and lesbians, one-night stand, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary, year 2004, 80s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas, manhattan new york city ...
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4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gabita is pregnant, abortion is strictly forbidden in Romania during the communist regime. Despite this it is common practice and Gabita wants an abortion. The movie follows her and her friend Otilia during the day she has made the appointment with ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: sexual abuse, abortion, unwanted pregnancy, communism, rape, friendship, female friendship, realism, young woman, doctor, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: romania, europe, california
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