1987 in film

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The following is an overview of events in 1987 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths. Paramount Pictures celebrated its 75th anniversary in 1987.

Highest-grossing films (U.S.)

The top ten 1987 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1987[1]
Rank Title Studio Domestic gross
1. Three Men and a Baby Touchstone Pictures $167,780,960
2. Fatal Attraction Paramount Pictures $156,645,693
3. Beverly Hills Cop II Paramount Pictures $153,665,036
4. Good Morning, Vietnam Touchstone Pictures $123,922,370
5. Moonstruck Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $80,640,528
6. The Untouchables Paramount $76,270,454
7. The Secret of My Success Universal Pictures $66,995,000
8. Stakeout Touchstone Pictures $65,673,23
9. Lethal Weapon Warner Bros. $65,207,127
10. The Witches of Eastwick Warner Bros. $63,766,510

Events

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Last Emperor - Hemdale, Columbia
Best Director: Bernardo Bertolucci - The Last Emperor
Best Actor: Michael Douglas - Wall Street
Best Actress: Cher - Moonstruck
Best Supporting Actor: Sean Connery - The Untouchables
Best Supporting Actress: Olympia Dukakis - Moonstruck
Best Foreign Language Film: Babette's Feast (Babettes Gæstebud), directed by Gabriel Axel, Denmark

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: The Last Emperor
Best Actor: Michael DouglasWall Street
Best Actress: Sally KirklandAnna
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Hope and Glory
Best Actor: Robin WilliamsGood Morning, Vietnam
Best Actress: Cher – Moonstruck
Other
Best Director: Bernardo BertolucciThe Last Emperor
Best Foreign Language Film: My Life as a Dog, Sweden

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

Under the Sun of Satan (Sous le soleil de Satan), directed by Maurice Pialat, France

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival):

Au revoir, les enfants (Goodbye, Children), directed by Louis Malle, France / W. Germany

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Tema (1979) (The Theme), directed by Gleb Panfilov, USSR

Notable films released in 1987

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Births

Deaths

Film debuts

See also

References

  1. ^ "1987 Domestic Grosses". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 7 April 2014.