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Predator

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Release On: 12th - June - 1987

Vote Count: 5827
Vote Average: 7.5/10


Full Metal Jacket

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Release On: 26th - June - 1987

Vote Count: 8093
Vote Average: 8.1/10


ドラゴンボール 魔神城のねむり姫

Goku and Kuririn are given an assignment by Kame-Sen'nin: "Retrieve the sleeping princess from Lucifer and I will take you as my students." But the mission proves to be more perilous than originally thought.

Release On: 18th - July - 1987

Vote Count: 171
Vote Average: 6.5/10


聖闘士星矢

When Seiya, Hyōga and Shun visit Saori (Athena) at the orphanage, they meet an employee called Eri. An orphan herself, Eri takes a liking to Hyōga and one night they sit outside watching the stars. They see a shooting star and Hyōga asks Eri to make a wish. After Hyōga leaves, however, Eri becomes powerfully attracted to the shooting star and wanders alone into the woods, where she finds a golden apple. She is then possessed by Eris, the Goddess of Discord, and kidnaps Athena, planning to use the golden apple to suck her energy out, fully reincarnate and take over the world. Eris leaves a message for the Bronze Saints, who set out for the goddess's temple which appears on the mountains. There, the heroes fight the five Ghost Saints: Maya of Sagitta, Orpheus of Lyra, Christ of the Southern Cross, Jan of Scutum (called by the Japanese name Tateza) and Jäger of Orion.

Release On: 18th - July - 1987

Vote Count: 144
Vote Average: 7.1/10


RoboCop

In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker so they can use his body to support their untested RoboCop prototype. But when RoboCop learns of the company's nefarious plans, he turns on his masters.

Release On: 17th - July - 1987

Vote Count: 3731
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Evil Dead II

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 taking over Linda's body.

Release On: 13th - March - 1987

Vote Count: 2142
Vote Average: 7.5/10


Hellraiser

An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Release On: 11th - September - 1987

Vote Count: 1689
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Dirty Dancing

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.

Release On: 21st - August - 1987

Vote Count: 4881
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Lethal Weapon

Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide investigation as partners, involving a young woman known to Murtaugh with ties to a drug and prostitution ring.

Release On: 6th - March - 1987

Vote Count: 3446
Vote Average: 7.3/10


The Living Daylights

After a defecting Russian general reveals a plot to assassinate foreign spies, James Bond is assigned a secret mission to kill the new head of the KGB to prevent an escalation of tensions between the Soviet Union and the West.

Release On: 29th - June - 1987

Vote Count: 1236
Vote Average: 6.5/10


The Running Man

By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and U.S. society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight for their lives, including the gladiator-style The Running Man, hosted by the ruthless Damon Killian, where “runners” attempt to evade “stalkers” and certain death for a chance to be pardoned and set free.

Release On: 13th - November - 1987

Vote Count: 1697
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Planes, Trains and Automobiles

An irritable marketing executive, Neal Page, is heading home to Chicago for Thanksgiving when a number of delays force him to travel with a well meaning but overbearing shower ring curtain salesman, Del Griffith.

Release On: 26th - November - 1987

Vote Count: 1363
Vote Average: 7.2/10


The Untouchables

Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most honorable one on the force. He asks Malone to help him get Capone, but Malone warns him that if he goes after Capone, he is going to war.

Release On: 3rd - June - 1987

Vote Count: 4358
Vote Average: 7.8/10


Near Dark

A farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.

Release On: 2nd - October - 1987

Vote Count: 468
Vote Average: 6.9/10


The Princess Bride

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.

Release On: 25th - September - 1987

Vote Count: 3558
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Masters of the Universe

The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner and he begins to drain her life-force as he waits for the moon of Eternia to align with the Great Eye of the Universe that will bestow god-like power upon him.

Release On: 7th - August - 1987

Vote Count: 631
Vote Average: 5.7/10


Mannequin

Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian under an ancient spell. Despite interference from the store's devious manager, Jonathan and his mannequin fall in love while creating eye-catching window displays to keep the struggling store in business.

Release On: 13th - February - 1987

Vote Count: 494
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Spaceballs

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?

Release On: 24th - June - 1987

Vote Count: 2241
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Beverly Hills Cop II

Axel heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin—and the chase is on.

Release On: 18th - May - 1987

Vote Count: 1757
Vote Average: 6.4/10


The Lost Boys

A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires that they suspect of a few mysterious murders and restore peace and calm to their town.

Release On: 31st - July - 1987

Vote Count: 1437
Vote Average: 7/10