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

Wide-release films

January–March

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9 Assassination Cannon Films Peter R. Hunt (director); Richard Sale (screenplay); Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Stephen Elliott, Jan Gan Boyd, Randy Brooks, Michael Ansara, William Prince, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Jim McMullan, Charles Howerton, Robert Dowdell, Erik Stern, James Staley, Chris Alcaide Action, Thriller Live action
16 The Bedroom Window De Laurentiis Entertainment Group Curtis Hanson (director/screenplay); Steve Guttenberg, Elizabeth McGovern, Isabelle Huppert, Paul Shenar, Carl Lumbly, Wallace Shawn, Frederick Coffin, Robert Schenkkan, Brad Greenquist, Robert Schenkkan, Maury Chaykin, Mark Margolis, Jodi Long, Leon Rippy, Sara Carlson, Richard K. Olsen Psychological Thriller Live action
Critical Condition Paramount Pictures Michael Apted (director); Denis Hamill, John Hamill (screenplay); Richard Pryor, Rachel Ticotin, Rubén Blades, Joe Mantegna, Bob Dishy, Sylvia Miles, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Jon Polito, Bob Saget, Garrett Morris, Brian Tarantina, Wesley Snipes, Joe Dallesandro, Joseph Ragno, Cigdem Onat Comedy Live action
Wanted: Dead or Alive New World Pictures Gary Sherman (director); Michael Patrick Goodman, Brian Taggert (screenplay); Rutger Hauer, Gene Simmons, Robert Guillaume, Mel Harris, William Russ, Jerry Hardin, Hugh Gillin, Robert Harper, Eli Danker, Susan MacDonald, Joseph Nasser, Suzanne Wouk, Gerald Papasyan, Nick Faltas, Hammam Shafie Action Live action
23 Jocks Crown International Pictures / Shady Acres Entertainment Steve Carver (director); David Oas (screenplay); Scott Strader, Perry Lang, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Roundtree, R. G. Armstrong, Stoney Jackson, Tom Shadyac, Christopher Lee, Trinidad Silva, Donald Gibb, Katherine Kelly Lang, Marianne Gravatte, Adam Mills, Christopher Murphy Teen, Comedy Live action
The Stepfather New Century Vista / ITC Entertainment Joseph Ruben (director); Donald E. Westlake (screenplay); Terry O'Quinn, Jill Schoelen, Shelley Hack, Charles Layner, Stephen Shellen, Stephen E. Miller, Jeff Schultz, Gillian Barber, Robyn Stevan, Jackson Davies, Gabrielle Rose, Don S. Williams, Anna Hagan, Blu Mankuma, Richard Sargent, Margot Pinvidic, Rochelle Greenwood, Don MacKay, Dale Wilson, Gary Hetherington, Andrew Snider, Marie Stillin, Paul Batten, Sheila Paterson Horror, Psychological Thriller Live action
30 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold Cannon Films Gary Nelson (director); Gene Quintano, Lee Reynolds (screenplay); Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Henry Silva, Robert Donner, Cassandra Peterson, Doghmi Larbi, Aileen Marson, Martin Rabbett, Emily Eby, Rory Kilalea, Andy Edwards Adventure, Comedy Live action
Outrageous Fortune Touchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners / Interscope Communications Arthur Hiller (director); Leslie Dixon (screenplay); Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky, George Carlin, John Schuck, Anthony Heald, Christopher McDonald Comedy Live action
Radio Days Orion Pictures Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Woody Allen, Danny Aiello, Jeff Daniels, Mia Farrow, Seth Green, Robert Joy, Julie Kavner, Diane Keaton, Julie Kurnitz, Renée Lippin, Kenneth Mars, Josh Mostel, Tony Roberts, Wallace Shawn, Michael Tucker, David Warrilow, Dianne Wiest, Hy Anzell, Larry David, Denise Dumont, Todd Field, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Paul Herman, Judith Malina, Don Pardo, Martin Rosenblatt, Rebecca Schaeffer, Martin Sherman, Mike Starr, Kenneth Welsh, Sydney Blake, Leah Carrey, Gina DeAngelis, William Magerman, Brian Mannain, Helen Miller, Roger Schwinghammer Comedy, Drama Live action
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6 Black Widow 20th Century Fox Bob Rafelson (director); Ronald Bass (screenplay); Debra Winger, Theresa Russell, Sami Frey, Dennis Hopper, Nicol Williamson, Terry O'Quinn, Lois Smith, D.W. Moffett, Leo Rossi, Mary Woronov, Rutanya Alda, James Hong, Diane Ladd Thriller Live action
Dead of Winter Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Arthur Penn (director); Marc Shmuger, Mark Malone (screenplay); Mary Steenburgen, Roddy McDowall, Jan Rubeš, William Russ, Ken Pogue, Wayne Robson, Paul Welsh, Mark Malone, Michael Copeman, Sam Malkin, Pamela Moller, Dwayne McLean Horror, Thriller Live action
From the Hip De Laurentiis Entertainment Group Bob Clark (director/screenplay); David E. Kelley (screenplay); Judd Nelson, Elizabeth Perkins, John Hurt, Ray Walston, Darren McGavin, Dan Monahan, David Alan Grier, Nancy Marchand, Allan Arbus, Edward Winter, Richard Zobel, Robert Irvin Elliott, Beatrice Winde, Art Hindle, Priscilla Pointer Comedy, Drama Live action
Light of Day TriStar Pictures / Taft Entertainment Paul Schrader (director/screenplay); Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands, Joan Jett, Michael McKean, Thomas G. Waites, Cherry Jones, Michael Dolan, Billy L. Sullivan, Jason Miller, Tom Irwin, Michael Rooker, Del Close, Trent Reznor, Exotic Birds, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Ron Dean, Alan Poul, Paul J. Harkins, Cherise Haugen, Jerry Gideon, Yvette Heyden, Ray Bradford Drama Live action
13 Mannequin 20th Century Fox / Gladden Entertainment Michael Gottlieb (director/screenplay); Edward Rugoff (screenplay); Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, G.W. Bailey, James Spader, Meshach Taylor, Carole Davis, Steve Vinovich, Christopher Maher, Phyllis Newman Romantic Comedy Live action
Over the Top Warner Bros. Pictures / Cannon Films Menahem Golan (director); Stirling Silliphant, Sylvester Stallone (screenplay); Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely, David Mendenhall, Rick Zumwalt, Terry Funk, Jimmy Keegan, Allan Graf, Reggie Bennett, Scott Norton, John Brzenk, Chris McCarty, Bruce Way, Greg "Magic" Schwartz, John Braden, Allen Fisher, John Vreeland, Cleve Dean, Andrew "Cobra" Rhodes Sports, Drama Live action
20 Death Before Dishonor New World Pictures Terry Leonard (director); John Gatliff (screenplay); Fred Dryer, Brian Keith, Joanna Pacuła, Paul Winfield, Joseph Gian, Sasha Mitchell, Peter Parros, Rockne Tarkington, Mohammad Bakri, Dan Chodos, Chaim Girafi, Tuvia Tavi, Yossi Ashdot Action Live action
Square Dance Island Pictures / NBC Productions Daniel Petrie (director); Alan Hines (screenplay); Winona Ryder, Jason Robards, Jane Alexander, Rob Lowe, Guich Koock, Deborah Richter Drama Live action
27 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors New Line Cinema / Heron Communications Chuck Russell (director/screenplay); Wes Craven, Bruce Wagner, Frank Darabont (screenplay); Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette, Ken Sagoes, Rodney Eastman, Jennifer Rubin, Larry Fishburne, Bradley Gregg, Ira Heiden, Penelope Sudrow, Nan Martin, John Saxon, Priscilla Pointer, Clayton Landey, Brooke Bundy, Dick Cavett, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Stacey Alden, Paul Kent Slasher Live action
Number One with a Bullet Cannon Films / Cineplex Odeon Films Jack Smight (director); Gail Morgan Hickman, James Belushi, Andrew Kurtzman, Rob Riley (screenplay); Robert Carradine, Billy Dee Williams, Valerie Bertinelli, Peter Graves, Doris Roberts, Bobby Di Cicco, Ray Girardin, Mykelti Williamson, Jon Gries Action, Comedy Live action
Some Kind of Wonderful Paramount Pictures Howard Deutch (director); John Hughes (screenplay); Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Craig Sheffer, Lea Thompson, John Ashton, Elias Koteas, Molly Hagan, Maddie Corman, Jane Elliot, Candace Cameron, Chynna Phillips, Scott Coffey, Carmine Caridi, Lee Garlington Teen, Romance, Drama Live action
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6 Angel Heart TriStar Pictures / Carolco Pictures Alan Parker (director/screenplay); Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling, Stocker Fontelieu, Brownie McGhee, Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Whitcraft, Dann Florek, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Charles Gordone, Kathleen Wilhoite Supernatural, Horror Live action
Lethal Weapon Warner Bros. Pictures / Silver Pictures Richard Donner (director); Shane Black (screenplay); Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan, Tom Atkins, Darlene Love, Jackie Swanson, Traci Wolfe, Damon Hines, Ebonie Smith, Steve Kahan, Mary Ellen Trainor, Ed O'Ross, Lycia Naff, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Al Leong, Jack Thibeau, Grand Bush, Henry Brown, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Selma Archerd, Don Gordon, Donald Gooden Action, Buddy Cop Live action
13 Evil Dead II De Laurentiis Entertainment Group / Embassy Communications / Renaissance Pictures Sam Raimi (director/screenplay); Scott Spiegel (screenplay); Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley, Ted Raimi, Richard Domeier, Denise Bixler, John Peaks, Lou Hancock, William Preston Robertson, Snowy Winters Horror, Comedy Live action
Tin Men Touchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners Barry Levinson (director/screenplay); Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito, Barbara Hershey, John Mahoney, Jackie Gayle, Seymour Cassel, Bruno Kirby, Michael Tucker, J.T. Walsh, Deirdre O'Connell Comedy Live action
18 Raising Arizona 20th Century Fox Joel and Ethan Coen (directors/screenplay); Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman, William Forsythe, Sam McMurray, Frances McDormand, Randall "Tex" Cobb Action, Thriller Live action
20 Burglar Warner Bros. Pictures Hugh Wilson (director/screenplay); Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman (screenplay); Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait, G.W. Bailey, Lesley Ann Warren, James Handy, John Goodman, Anne De Salvo, Elizabeth Ruscio, Vyto Ruginis, Larry Mintz, Raye Birk, Nathan Davis, Thom Bray, Ethan Phillips, Eric Poppick, Scott Lincoln Comedy Live action
Hollywood Shuffle The Samuel Goldwyn Company Robert Townsend (director/screenplay); Keenen Ivory Wayans, Dom Irrera (screenplay); Robert Townsend, Anne-Marie Johnson, Craigus R. Johnson, Helen Martin, Starletta DuPois, David McKnight, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Lou D. Washington, Brad Sanders, John Witherspoon, Dom Irrera, Eugene Robert Glazer, Grand L. Bush, Damon Wayans, Lisa Mende, Conni Marie Brazelton, Sena Ayn Black, Jesse Aragon, Verda Bridges Comedy Live action
Street Smart Cannon Films Jerry Schatzberg (director); David Freeman (screenplay); Christopher Reeve, Kathy Baker, Mimi Rogers, Andre Gregory, Morgan Freeman, Jay Patterson, Anna Maria Horsford Thriller, Drama Live action
27 Blind Date TriStar Pictures Blake Edwards (director); Dale Launer (screenplay); Bruce Willis, Kim Basinger, John Larroquette, William Daniels, George Coe, Mark Blum, Phil Hartman, Stephanie Faracy, Alice Hirson, Stanley Jordan, Graham Stark, Joyce Van Patten, Barry Sobel, Armin Shimerman, Brian George, Jeannie Elias, Dick Durock, Sab Shimono Romantic Comedy Live action

April–June

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3 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol Warner Bros. Pictures Jim Drake (director); Gene Quintano (screenplay); Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow, David Graf, Tim Kazurinsky, Sharon Stone, Marion Ramsey, Lance Kinsey, Leslie Easterbrook, Colleen Camp, G.W. Bailey, Bobcat Goldthwait, George Gaynes, Brian Tochi, George R. Robertson, Andrew Paris, Derek McGrath, Scott Thomson, Billie Bird, David Spade, Brian Backer, Tab Thacker, Corinne Bohrer, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Michael McManus, Arthur Batanides, Jackie Joseph, Jack Creley, Kay Hawtrey, TJ Scott, Paul Maslansky, Steve Caballero, Chris Miller, Tommy Guerrero, Lance Mountain, Mike McGill, Tony Hawk Comedy Live action
10 The Aristocats (re-release) Walt Disney Pictures Wolfgang Reitherman (director); Ken Anderson, Larry Clemmons, Eric Cleworth, Vance Garry, Julius Svendsen, Frank Thomas, Ralph Wright (screenplay); Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Liz English, Gary Dubin, Dean Clark, Scatman Crothers, Hermione Baddeley, Roddy Maude-Roxby, Sterling Holloway, Pat Buttram, George Lindsey, Paul Winchell, Lord Tim Hudson, Vito Scotti, Thurl Ravenscroft, Charles Lane, Nancy Kulp, Monica Evans, Carole Shelley, Bill Thompson, Peter Renaday, Robie Lester, Ruth Buzzi Animation, Comedy, Adventure, Musical Animation
Making Mr. Right Orion Pictures / Barry & Enright Productions Susan Seidelman (director); Floyd Byars, Laurie Frank (screenplay); John Malkovich, Ann Magnuson, Glenne Headly, Ben Masters, Laurie Metcalf, Polly Bergen, Hart Bochner, Polly Draper, Christian Clemenson, Harsh Nayyar, Susan Berman, Merwin Goldsmith Comedy, Sci-Fi Live action
The Secret of My Success Universal Pictures / Rastar Herbert Ross (director); Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., AJ Carothers (screenplay); Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton, John Pankow, Fred Gwynne, Gerry Bamman, Carol Ann Susi, Drew Snyder, Elizabeth Franz, Christopher Murney, Mark Margolis, Mercedes Ruehl, Cindy Crawford, Bruce McGill Comedy Live action
Three for the Road New Century Vista Bill L. Norton (director); Richard Martini (screenplay); Charlie Sheen, Alan Ruck, Kerri Green, Sally Kellerman, Blair Tefkin, Raymond J. Barry, Bert Remsen, James Avery Comedy, Road Live action
17 Project X 20th Century Fox Jonathan Kaplan (director); Lawrence Lasker, Stanley Weiser (screenplay); Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, William Sadler, Jonathan Stark, Johnny Ray McGhee, Robin Gammell, Stephen Lang, Jean Smart, Daniel Roebuck, Marvin J. McIntyre, Harry Northup, Michael Eric Kramer, Dick Miller, Jules Sylvester, Richard Cummings Jr., Robert Lee Minor, Ken Lerner, Michael McGrady, Deborah Offner, Lance E. Nichols, Ken Sagoes, Richard Paul Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi Live action
Rumpelstiltskin Cannon Films David Irving (director/screenplay); Amy Irving, Clive Revill, Priscilla Pointer, Billy Barty Fantasy, Musical Live action
Wild Thing Atlantic Releasing Corporation Max Reid (director); John Sayles (screenplay); Robert Knepper, Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Davi, Maury Chaykin, Betty Buckley, Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge, Clark Johnson, Cree Summer, Shawn Levy, Sean Hewitt, Teddy Abner Action Live action
24 Extreme Prejudice TriStar Pictures / Carolco Pictures Walter Hill (director); John Milius, Fred Rexer, Deric Washburn, Harry Kleiner (screenplay); Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside, María Conchita Alonso, Rip Torn, Clancy Brown, William Forsythe, John Dennis Johnston, Marco Rodríguez, Luis Contreras, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Mickey Jones, Thomas Rosales Jr., Matt Mulhern, Larry B. Scott, Dan Tullis, Jr. Action, Western Live action
My Demon Lover New Line Cinema Charlie Loventhal (director); Leslie Ray (screenplay); Scott Valentine, Michele Little, Robert Trebor, Alan Fudge, Gina Gallego, Calvert DeForest, Arnold Johnson, Marsha Clark, Karl Johnson, Lin Shaye, Tasia Valenza, Dan Patrick Brady, Eva Charney, Kennedy Clarke, Steven Hutchins, Franis James, Peewee Piemonte, Leslie Ray Comedy Live action
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1 The Allnighter Universal Pictures Tamar Simon Hoffs (director/screenplay); M.L. Kessler (screenplay); Susanna Hoffs, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joan Cusack, James Anthony Shanta, John Terlesky, Michael Ontkean, Pam Grier, Christian Roerig, Doug Choo Comedy Live action
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation Cannon Films Sam Firstenberg (director); James Booth, Gary Conway (screenplay); Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Larry Poindexter, Gary Conway, Jeff Celentano, Jeff Weston, Michelle Botes, Mike Stone Action Live action
Creepshow 2 New World Pictures Michael Gornick (director); George A. Romero, Lucille Fletcher (screenplay); Lois Chiles, George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour, Tom Savini, Joe Silver, Holt McCallany, Frank Salsedo, Donald Patrick Harvey, Will Sampson, Dean Smith, Paul Satterfield, Page Hannah, David Beecroft, Tom Wright, Stephen King, Domenick John, Philip Dore, David Holbrook, Dan Kamin, Shirley Sonderegger, Jeremy Green, Daniel Beer, Richard Parks Horror, Comedy, Anthology Live action
Malone Orion Pictures Harley Cokeliss (director); Christopher Frank, Rudolph Wurlitzer (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Kenneth McMillan, Cynthia Gibb, Lauren Hutton, Cliff Robertson, Scott Wilson, Alex Diakun, Philip Anglim, Tracey Walter, Dennis Burkley, Brooks Gardner Action, Drama, Thriller Live action
8 Gardens of Stone TriStar Pictures / American Zoetrope Francis Ford Coppola (director); Ronald Bass (screenplay); James Caan, Anjelica Huston, James Earl Jones, D.B. Sweeney, Dean Stockwell, Mary Stuart Masterson, Dick Anthony Williams, Lonette McKee, Sam Bottoms, Elias Koteas, Larry Fishburne, Casey Siemaszko, Peter Masterson, Carlin Glynn Drama Live action
Hot Pursuit Paramount Pictures / Interaccess Film Distribution / RKO Pictures Steven Lisberger (director/screenplay); Steven Carabatsos (screenplay); John Cusack, Robert Loggia, Wendy Gazelle, Jerry Stiller, Monte Markham, Shelley Fabares, Ben Stiller, Keith David, Dah-ve Chodan, Ursaline Bryant, Paul Bates, Terence Cooper, Martin LaSalle Action, Comedy Live action
15 The Gate New Century Vista / Alliance Entertainment Tibor Takács (director); Michael Nankin (screenplay); Stephen Dorff, Kelly Rowan, Jennifer Irwin, Ingrid Veninger, Linda Goranson, Andrew Gunn, Christa Denton, Louis Tripp, Sean Fagan, Carl Kraines, Deborah Grover, Scot Denton Horror Live action
Ishtar Columbia Pictures Elaine May (director/screenplay); Dustin Hoffman, Warren Beatty, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin, Jack Weston, Tess Harper, Carol Kane, Aharon Ipalé, Fred Melamed, David Margulies, Bill Bailey, Christine Rose, Matt Frewer, Warren Clarke, Fuad Hageb, Rose Arrick, Julie Garfield Action, Adventure, Comedy Live action
20 Beverly Hills Cop II Paramount Pictures / Overbrook Entertainment Tony Scott (director); Larry Ferguson, Warren Skaaren (screenplay); Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, John Ashton, Ronny Cox, Brigitte Nielsen, Allen Garfield, Brian O'Connor, Dean Stockwell, Gil Hill, Gilbert Gottfried, Paul Reiser, Paul Guilfoyle, Robert Ridgely, Alice Adair, Glenn Withrow, Tom Bower, Hugh Hefner, Todd Susman, Chris Rock, Robert Pastorelli, Kopi Sotiropulos, Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr., John Hostetter, Rudy Ramos, Ritch Shydner, Ola Ray, Alana Soares, Venice Kong, Luann Lee, Rebecca Ferratti, Kymberly Paige, Kymberly Herrin, Kari Whitman Action, Comedy Live action
22 Amazing Grace and Chuck TriStar Pictures Mike Newell (director); David Field (screenplay); Jamie Lee Curtis, Gregory Peck, William Petersen, Joshua Zuehlke, Lee Richardson, Alex English, Alan Autry, Michael Bowen, Frances Conroy, Red Auerbach, Dean Alexander, Jim Allen Drama Live action
The Chipmunk Adventure The Samuel Goldwyn Company Janice Karman (director/screenplay); Ross Bagdasarian Jr. (screenplay); Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Dody Goodman, Anthony De Longis, Susan Tyrrell, Ken Sansom, Frank Welker, Nancy Cartwright, Philip L. Clarke, Charlie Adler, Patrick Pinney, Mona Marshall, Jan Rabson, Jack Angel, Mel Blanc, Laura Summer, George Poulos, Kathy Ritter Animation, Adventure, Musical Animation
Ernest Goes to Camp Touchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners John R. Cherry III (director/screenplay); Coke Sams (screenplay); Jim Varney, Victoria Racimo, John Vernon, Iron Eyes Cody, Lyle Alzado, Gailard Sartain, Daniel Butler, Scott Menville, Jacob Vargas, Todd Loyd, Hakim Abdulsamad, Richard Speight, Jr., Patrick Day, Danny Capri, Eddy Schumacher, Andy Woodworth, Buck Ford, Larry Black, Hugh Sinclair, Johnson West, Jean Wilson, Ivan Green, Christian Haas, Brenda Haynes, Charlie Lamb, Mac Bennett Comedy Live action
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5 Cyclone CineTel Films Fred Olen Ray (director/screenplay); Paul Garson, T.L. Lankford (screenplay); Heather Thomas, Jeffrey Combs, Martin Landau, Dar Robinson, Martine Beswick, Robert Quarry, Huntz Hall, Troy Donahue Sci-Fi, Action Live action
Harry and the Hendersons Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment William Dear (director/screenplay); William E. Martin, Ezra D. Rappaport (screenplay); John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Don Ameche, David Suchet, Margaret Langrick, Joshua Rudoy, Lainie Kazan, Kevin Peter Hall, M. Emmet Walsh, William Dear, Laurie O'Brien, John Bloom, Rick Baker, Fred Newman, Tom Hester, Tim Lawrence, Mitch Laue Fantasy, Comedy Live action
The Untouchables Paramount Pictures Brian De Palma (director); David Mamet (screenplay); Kevin Costner, Charles Martin Smith, Andy García, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Patricia Clarkson, Billy Drago, Richard Bradford, Jack Kehoe, Brad Sullivan, Del Close, Clifton James, Donald Patrick Harvey, Vito D'Ambrosio Gangster Live action
12 The Believers Orion Pictures John Schlesinger (director); Mark Frost (screenplay); Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Robert Loggia, Richard Masur, Harley Cross, Jimmy Smits, Elizabeth Wilson, Harris Yulin, Lee Richardson, Janet-Laine Green, Raúl Dávila, Malick Bowens, Carla Pinza, Geoffrey Kellett Thriller Live action
Million Dollar Mystery De Laurentiis Entertainment Group Richard Fleischer (director); Rudy De Luca, Tim Metcalfe, Miguel Tejada-Flores (screenplay); Tom Bosley, Eddie Deezen, Wendy Sherman, Rick Overton, Mona Lyden, Douglas Emerson, Royce D. Applegate, Daniel McDonald, Penny Baker, Kevin Pollak, Mack Dryden, Jamie Alcroft, Rich Hall, Hard Boiled Haggerty, Greg Travis, Rudy De Luca, Jack Carpenter, Pam Matteson, Tawny Fere, LaGena Hart, Gail Neely, Bob Schott, Peter Pitofsky, Tommy Sledge, Christopher Cary, Paul Stader Comedy, Mystery Live action
Predator 20th Century Fox / Silver Pictures / Davis Entertainment John McTiernan (director); Jim Thomas, John Thomas (screenplay); Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill Duke, Richard Chaves, Jesse Ventura, Sonny Landham, Shane Black, R.G. Armstrong, Kevin Peter Hall, Peter Cullen, Sven-Ole Thorsen Sci-Fi, Action Live action
The Witches of Eastwick Warner Bros. Pictures / Barris Industries George Miller (director); Michael Cristofer (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Jenkins, Carel Struycken, Keith Jochim, Becca Lish Comedy, Fantasy Live action
19 Benji the Hunted Walt Disney Pictures Joe Camp (director/screenplay); Red Steagall, Frank Inn, Nancy Francis, Joe Camp, Steve Zanolini, Mike Francis, Ben Vaughn, Karen Thorndike, Guy Hovis, Ben Morgan Family, Drama Live action
Roxanne Columbia Pictures Fred Schepisi (director); Steve Martin (screenplay); Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Shelley Duvall, Rick Rossovich, Fred Willard, Michael J. Pollard, John Kapelos, Max Alexander, Damon Wayans, Matt Lattanzi, Jean Sincere, Ritch Shydner, Kevin Nealon, Brian George, Maureen Murphy, Heidi Sorenson, Steve Mittleman, Shandra Beri, Thom Curley Romantic Comedy Live action
26 Dragnet Universal Pictures Tom Mankiewicz (director/screenplay); Dan Aykroyd, Alan Zweibel (screenplay); Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan, Alexandra Paul, Dabney Coleman, Jack O'Halloran, Elizabeth Ashley, Kathleen Freeman, Bruce Gray, Lenka Peterson Comedy, Buddy Cop Live action
Spaceballs Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Mel Brooks (director/screenplay); Ronny Graham, Thomas Meehan (screenplay); Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman, Daphne Zuniga, George Wyner, Dick Van Patten, Joan Rivers, Michael Winslow, John Hurt, Sal Viscuso, Ronny Graham, Jim J. Bullock, Leslie Bevis, Michael Pniewski, Sandy Helberg, Stephen Tobolowsky, Dey Young, Rhonda Shear, Robert Prescott, Jack Riley, Tom Dreesen, Rudy De Luca, Rick Ducommun, Ken Olfson, Bryan O'Byrne, Tommy Swerdlow, Tim Russ, Ed Gale, Antonio Hoyos, Felix Silla, Arturo Gil, Tony Cox, John Kennedy Hayden, Johnny Silver, Brenda Strong, Dom DeLuise, Phil Hartman, Corey Burton, Tress MacNeille, Jerry Maren, Terence Marsh, Thomas Meehan, John Paragon, Rob Paulsen, Dick Warlock, Michael York Comedy, Sci-Fi, Spoof Live action
Straight to Hell Island Pictures Alex Cox (director/screenplay); Dick Rude (screenplay); Dick Rude, Sy Richardson, Courtney Love, Joe Strummer, Dennis Hopper, Xander Berkeley, Grace Jones, Elvis Costello, Jim Jarmusch, Miguel Sandoval, Jennifer Balgobin, Sara Sugarman, Biff Yeager, Shane MacGowan, Spider Stacy, Terry Woods, Kathy Burke, Del Zamora, Edward Tudor-Pole, Graham Fletcher-Cook, Anne-Marie Ruddock, Zander Schloss, Fox Harris Action, Comedy Live action

July–September

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3 Adventures in Babysitting Touchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners Chris Columbus (director); David Simkins (screenplay); Elisabeth Shue, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Maia Brewton, Penelope Ann Miller, Bradley Whitford, Calvin Levels, George Newbern, John Davis Chandler, Ron Canada, John Ford Noonan, Albert Collins, Vincent Phillip D'Onofrio, Southside Johnny, Lolita David, Clark Johnson Comedy Live action
Innerspace Warner Bros. Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Joe Dante (director); Jeffrey Boam, Chip Poser (screenplay); Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy, Fiona Lewis, Robert Picardo, Vernon Wells, Henry Gibson, William Schallert, Wendy Schaal, Harold Sylvester, John Hora, Orson Bean, Kevin Hooks, Dick Miller Sci-Fi, Comedy Live action
10 The Brave Little Toaster Hyperion Pictures / The Kushner-Locke Company Jerry Rees (director/screenplay); Joe Ranft (screenplay); Deanna Oliver, Timothy E. Day, Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Thurl Ravenscroft, Phil Hartman, Wayne Kaatz, Collette Savage, Joe Ranft, Jim Jackman, Jerry Rees, Jonathan Benair, Judy Toll, Mindy Sterling, Randy Bennett, Danny Mann, Susie Allanson, Randall William Cook, Louis Conti, Beth Anderson, Joe Pizzulo, Janice Liebhart, Darryl Phinnessee, Pat Ericson, Gary Falcone, Roger Freeland Animation, Comedy Live action
Full Metal Jacket Warner Bros. Pictures / Hawk Films Stanley Kubrick (director/screenplay); Michael Herr, Gustav Hasford (screenplay); Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Arliss Howard, Kevyn Major Howard, Ed O'Ross, Tim Colceri, John Terry, Bruce Boa, Stanley Kubrick, Vivian Kubrick War Live action
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise 20th Century Fox / Interscope Communications Joe Roth (director); Steve Marshall, Dan Guntzelman (screenplay); Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Curtis Armstrong, Larry B. Scott, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Bradley Whitford, Barry Sobel, James Cromwell, Ed Lauter, James Hong, Donald Gibb, Tom Hodges, Jack Gilpin, Michael Fitzgerald Comedy Live action
The Squeeze TriStar Pictures Roger Young (director); Daniel Taplitz (screenplay); Michael Keaton, Rae Dawn Chong, Joe Pantoliano, Danny Aiello III, Leslie Bevis, Ronald Guttman, Paul Herman, John Dennis Johnston Comedy Live action
White Water Summer Columbia Pictures Jeff Bleckner (director); Ernest Kinoy (screenplay); Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Jonathan Ward, Matt Adler, K.C. Martel, Caroline McWilliams, Charles Siebert Drama Live action
17 Jaws: The Revenge Universal Pictures Joseph Sargent (director); Michael de Guzman (screenplay); Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young, Michael Caine, Judith Barsi, Lynn Whitfield, Mitchell Anderson, Melvin Van Peebles, Fritzi Jane Courtney, Lee Fierro, Roy Scheider, Cedric Scott, Charles Bowleg, Mary Smith, Edna Billotto, Cyprian R. Dube, William E. Marks, Diane Hetfield, Jay Mello Thriller Live action
Nowhere to Hide New Century Vista Mario Azzopardi (director); George Goldsmith, Alex Reber (screenplay); Amy Madigan, Michael Ironside, John Colicos, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Robin MacEachern, Chuck Shamata, Clark Johnson, Maury Chaykin, Garrick Hagon, Timothy Webber, Philip Akin, Vlasta Vrána, Jayne Eastwood, Ross Hull, Géza Kovács, Andrew Johnston, Réal Andrews, Peter Blackwood, Shirley Merovitz, Philip Spensley, Amy Gartner Thriller Live action
RoboCop Orion Pictures Paul Verhoeven (director); Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner (screenplay); Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Daniel O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer, Robert DoQui, Ray Wise, Paul McCrane, Jesse D. Goins, Calvin Jung, Michael Gregory, Mario Machado, Leeza Gibbons, Felton Perry, Lee de Broux, S.D. Nemeth Action Live action
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (re-release) Walt Disney Pictures David Hand (director); Ted Sears, Earl Hurd, Merrill De Maris, Richard Creedon, Otto Englander, Dick Rickard, Dorothy Ann Blank, Webb Smith (screenplay); Adriana Caselotti, Lucille La Verne, Harry Stockwell, Roy Atwell, Pinto Colvig, Otis Harlan, Scotty Mattraw, Billy Gilbert, Eddie Collins, Moroni Olsen, Stuart Buchanan Animation, Musical, Fantasy Animation
24 La Bamba Columbia Pictures Luis Valdez (director/screenplay); Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña, Danielle von Zerneck, Joe Pantoliano, Rick Dees, Marshall Crenshaw, Howard Huntsberry, Brian Setzer, Daniel Valdez, Sam Anderson, Stephen Lee, Diane Rodriguez, Noble Willingham, Andy Griggs, Tony Genaro, Katie Valdez, Concepcion Reyes Biography Live action
Summer School Paramount Pictures Carl Reiner (director); Jeff Franklin (screenplay); Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Robin Thomas, Patrick Labyorteaux, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Dean Cameron, Gary Riley, Richard Steven Horvitz, Kelly Jo Minter, Shawnee Smith, Fabiana Udenio, Ken Olandt, Duane Davis, Tom Troupe, Frank McCarthy, Carl Reiner Comedy Live action
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Warner Bros. Pictures / Cannon Films / DC Comics Sidney J. Furie (director); Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal (screenplay); Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Jon Cryer, Sam Wanamaker, Mark Pillow, Mariel Hemingway, Jim Broadbent, William Hootkins, Stanley Lebor, Don Fellows, Robert Beatty, Susannah York, Damian McLawhorn Superhero Live action
Wish You Were Here Atlantic Releasing Corp David Leland (director/screenplay); Emily Lloyd, Tom Bell, Jesse Birdsall, Clare Clifford, Barbara Durkin, Geoffrey Hutchings, Charlotte Barker, Chloë Leland, Pat Heywood, Geoffrey Durham, Neville Smith, Heathcote Williams, Val McLane, Susan Skipper, Lee Whitlock, Sheila Kelley, Charlotte Ball, Abigail Leland Comedy, Drama Live action
31 The Living Daylights United Artists / Eon Productions John Glen (director); Richard Maibaum, Michael G. Wilson (screenplay); Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Joe Don Baker, Art Malik, John Rhys-Davies, Jeroen Krabbé, Andreas Wisniewski, Thomas Wheatley, Julie T. Wallace, Desmond Llewelyn, Robert Brown, Walter Gotell, Caroline Bliss, Geoffrey Keen, Virginia Hey, John Terry, Nadim Sawalha, John Bowe, Catherine Rabett, Dulice Liecier Spy Live action
The Lost Boys Warner Bros. Pictures Joel Schumacher (director); Jeffrey Boam, Janice Fischer, James Jeremias (screenplay); Corey Feldman, Jami Gertz, Corey Haim, Edward Herrmann, Barnard Hughes, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Dianne Wiest, Jamison Newlander, Brooke McCarter, Billy Wirth, Alex Winter, Kelly Jo Minter, Chance Michael Corbitt, Alexander Bacon Chapman, Nori Morgan, Timmy Cappello, Jim Turner Horror, Comedy Live action
Maid to Order New Century Vista Amy Holden Jones (director/screenplay); Perry Howze, Randy Howze (screenplay); Ally Sheedy, Beverly D'Angelo, Michael Ontkean, Valerie Perrine, Dick Shawn, Tom Skerritt, Merry Clayton, Rain Phoenix, Theodore Wilson, Jason Beghe, Katey Sagal, Khandi Alexander, Henry Woolf, Begoña Plaza Comedy, Fantasy Live action
A Man in Love Cinecom Pictures Diane Kurys (director/screenplay); Israel Horovitz, Olivier Schatzky (screenplay); Peter Coyote, Greta Scacchi, Jamie Lee Curtis, Claudia Cardinale, Peter Riegert, Vincent Lindon, Jean Pigozzi, John Berry, Elia Katz, Constantin Alexandrov, Jean-Claude de Goros, Michele Melega, Jole Silvani Drama Live action
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7 Back to the Beach Paramount Pictures Lyndall Hobbs (director); Peter Krikes, Steve Meerson, Chris Thompson (screenplay); Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Lori Loughlin, Tommy Hinkley, Demian Slade, Connie Stevens, Joe Holland, John Calvin, David Bowe, Laura Urstein, Linda Carol, Todd Bryant, Floyd Foster Jr., Rodney Bingenheimer, Dick Dale, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Fishbone, Rick Avery, Don Adams, Barbara Billingsley, Edd Byrnes, Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Alan Hale Jr., Jerry Mathers, Paul Reubens, O.J. Simpson Comedy Live action
The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland Cineplex Odeon Films / Nelvana Raymond Jafelice (director); Peter Sauder, Susan Snooks, John de Klein (screenplay); Bob Dermer, Eva Almos, Dan Hennessey, Jim Henshaw, Marla Lukofsky, Luba Goy, Keith Knight, Tracey Moore, Colin Fox, John Stocker, Don McManus, Elizabeth Hanna, Alan Fawcett, Keith Hampshire, Alyson Court Animation, Fantasy Animation
Masters of the Universe Cannon Films / Golan-Globus Gary Goddard (director); David Odell (screenplay); Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Courteney Cox, James Tolkan, Christina Pickles, Meg Foster, Barry Livingston, Chelsea Field, Jon Cypher, Billy Barty, Robert Duncan McNeill, Anthony De Longis, Tony Carroll, Pons Maar, Robert Towers, Peter Brooks Action, Fantasy Live action
Nadine TriStar Pictures Robert Benton (director/screenplay); Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Rip Torn, Gwen Verdon, Glenne Headly, Jerry Stiller Comedy Live action
Stakeout Touchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners John Badham (director); Jim Kouf (screenplay); Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Aidan Quinn, Madeleine Stowe, Forest Whitaker, Dan Lauria, Earl Billings, Ian Tracey, Jackson Davies, Don S. Davis, J.J. Makaro, Scott Andersen, Tony Pantages, Beatrice Boepple, Kyle Wodia, Jan Speck, Kim Kondrashoff, Gary Heatherington, Blu Mankuma, Denny Williams Crime, Comedy Live action
Who's That Girl Warner Bros. Pictures James Foley (director); Ken Finkleman, Andrew Smith (screenplay); Madonna, Griffin Dunne, Haviland Morris, John McMartin, Sir John Mills, Bibi Besch, Robert Swan, Drew Pillsbury, Coati Mundi, Dennis Burkley, James Dietz, Cecile Callan, Karen Baldwin, Kimberlin Brown, Crystal Carson, Elaine Wilkes, Sean Sullivan, Robert Cornthwaite, Albert Popwell, Alice Nunn, Gary Basaraba, Ron Taylor, Stanley Tucci, Mike Starr, Roy Brocksmith, Beatrice Colen, Robert Clotworthy, Liz Sheridan, Glenn Plummer, Carmen Filpi, Ellen Crawford Comedy Live action
14 Can't Buy Me Love Touchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners Steve Rash (director); Michael Swerdlick (screenplay); Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Tina Caspary, Darcy DeMoss, Cort McCown, Eric Bruskotter, Gerardo Mejia, Courtney Gains, Seth Green, Sharon Farrell, Dennis Dugan, Devin DeVasquez, Ami Dolenz, Max Perlich, Paula Abdul, Cloyce Morrow, Will Hannah, Lisa Givens Teen, Comedy Live action
Disorderlies Warner Bros. Pictures Michael Schultz (director); Mark Feldberg, Mitchell Klebanoff (screenplay); Prince Markie Dee, Darren Robinson, Damon Wimbley, Ralph Bellamy, Anthony Geary, Tony Plana, Marco Rodríguez, Troy Beyer, Helen Reddy, Sam Chew Jr., Ray Parker Jr., Robert V. Barron, Jo Marie Payton, Don Hood, Rick Zumwalt, Rick Nielsen Comedy Live action
The Monster Squad TriStar Pictures Fred Dekker (director/screenplay); Shane Black (screenplay); Andre Gower, Duncan Regehr, Stephen Macht, Stan Shaw, Tom Noonan, Jonathan Gries, Mary Ellen Trainor, Leonardo Cimino, Lisa Fuller, Tom Woodruff Jr., Jack Gwillim, Jason Hervey, David Proval, Daryl Anderson, Robby Kiger, Brent Chalem, Ryan Lambert, Michael Faustino, Ashley Bank, Carl Thibault, Michael Reid MacKay, Adam Carl, Mary Albee, Brynn Baron, Julie Merrill Horror, Comedy Live action
No Way Out Orion Pictures Roger Donaldson (director); Robert Garland (screenplay); Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton, Howard Duff, George Dzundza, Jason Bernard, Iman, Fred Dalton Thompson, Michael Shillo Drama, Political thriller Live action
North Shore Universal Pictures William Phelps (director/screenplay); Bill Finnegan, Tim McCanlies (screenplay); Matt Adler, Nia Peeples, John Philbin, Gerry Lopez, Gregory Harrison Drama Live action
21 Born in East L.A. Universal Pictures Cheech Marin (director/screenplay); Cheech Marin, Daniel Stern, Paul Rodriguez, Jan-Michael Vincent, Kamala Lopez, Tony Plana, Lupe Ontiveros, Alma Martinez, Neith Hunter, Tito Larriva, Eddie Barth, Larry Blackmon, Terrence Evans Live action Comedy Live action
Dirty Dancing Vestron Pictures Emile Ardolino (director); Eleanor Bergstein (screenplay); Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston, Miranda Garrison, Kelly Bishop, Jane Brucker, Lonny Price, Max Cantor, Charles "Honi" Coles, Neal Jones, 'Cousin Brucie' Morrow, Wayne Knight, Paula Trueman, Garry Goodrow, Emile Ardolino Romance, Drama, Dance Live action
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Atlantic Releasing Corporation / Topps Rod Amateau (director/screenplay); Melinda Palmer (screenplay); Anthony Newley, Mackenzie Astin, Katie Barberi, Jim Cummings, Phil Fondacaro, Debbie Lee Carrington, Ron McLachlan, J.P. Amateau, Marjory Graue, Kevin Thompson, Robert Bell, Chloe Amateau, Larry Green, Arturo Gil, Sue Rossitto, Teri Benaron Comedy Live action
28 The Big Easy Columbia Pictures / Kings Road Entertainment Jim McBride (director); Daniel Petrie Jr. (screenplay); Dennis Quaid, Ellen Barkin, Ned Beatty, John Goodman, Lisa Jane Persky, Tom O'Brien, Charles Ludlam, Grace Zabriskie, Marc Lawrence, Solomon Burke, Gailard Sartain, Jim Garrison, Bob Kearney Comedy, Drama Live action
The Fourth Protocol Lorimar Motion Pictures John Mackenzie (director); George Axelrod, Richard Burridge (screenplay); Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Ned Beatty, Ian Richardson, Joanna Cassidy, Julian Glover, Michael Gough, Ray McAnally, Anton Rodgers, Matt Frewer, Caroline Blakiston, Joseph Brady, Betsy Brantley, Sean Chapman, Alan North, Ronald Pickup, John Horsley, Michael Bilton, Peter Cartwright, Aaron Swartz, Mark Rolston, Michael J. Jackson, Matthew Marsh, Jerry Harte Spy Live action
Hamburger Hill Paramount Pictures / RKO Pictures John Irvin (director); James Carabatsos (screenplay); Anthony Barrile, Michael Patrick Boatman, Don Cheadle, Michael Dolan, Dylan McDermott, Courtney B. Vance, Steven Weber, Tim Quill, Tommy Swerdlow, Don James, M.A. Nickles, Harry O'Reilly, Daniel O'Shea, Tegan West War Live action
House II: The Second Story New World Pictures Ethan Wiley (director/screenplay); Arye Gross, Jonathan Stark, Royal Dano, Lar Park Lincoln, Bill Maher, John Ratzenberger, Amy Yasbeck, Dwier Brown, Gregory Walcott, Jayne Modean, Lenora May, Devin DeVasquez, Kane Hodder, Frank Welker Horror, Comedy Live action
Matewan Cinecom Pictures John Sayles (director/screenplay); Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham, David Strathairn, Ken Jenkins, Gordon Clapp, Kevin Tighe, John Sayles, Bob Gunton, Josh Mostel, Jace Alexander, Joe Grifasi, Maggie Renzi, Nancy Mette, Jo Henderson, Gary McCleery Drama Live action
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18 Amazon Women on the Moon Universal Pictures Joe Dante, Carl Gottlieb, Peter Horton, John Landis, Robert K. Weiss (directors); Michael Barrie, Jim Muholland (screenplay); Steve Allen, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Bartel, Ed Begley Jr., Ralph Bellamy, Sybil Danning, Griffin Dunne, Carrie Fisher, Steve Forrest, Monique Gabrielle, Steve Guttenberg, Arsenio Hall, Howard Hesseman, Lou Jacobi, B.B. King, Russ Meyer, Kelly Preston, Henny Youngman, Phil Hartman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Peter Horton, Joe Pantoliano, David Alan Grier, T.K. Carter, Robert Picardo, Dick Miller, Belinda Balaski, Marc McClure, Bryan Cranston, Andrew Dice Clay, Erica Yohn, Corey Burton, Robert Colbert, Joey Travolta, Forrest J. Ackerman, Lana Clarkson, William Bryant, Roxie Roker, Le Tari, Henry Silva, Roger Barkley, Al Lohman, Archie Hahn, Phil Proctor, Ira Newborn, Karen Montgomery, Rip Taylor, Slappy White, Jackie Vernon, Charlie Callas, William Marshall, Tino Insana, Donald Gibb, Frank Collison, Raye Birk, Larry Hankin, Garry Goodrow, Phil Bruns, John Ingle, Angel Tompkins, Terry McGovern, Matt Adler, Steve Cropper, Corrine Wahl, Willard E. Pugh, Herb Vigran, Mike Mazurki, Frank Beddor Comedy, Spoof, Anthology Live action
Fatal Attraction Paramount Pictures Adrian Lyne (director); James Dearden (screenplay); Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Hamilton Latzen, Stuart Pankin, Ellen Foley, Fred Gwynne, Meg Mundy, Tom Brennan, Lois Smith, Mike Nussbaum, J.J. Johnston, Michael Arkin, Jane Krakowski Psychological Thriller Live action
Hellraiser New World Pictures / Entertainment Film Distributors Clive Barker (director/screenplay); Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman, Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, Simon Bamford, Grace Kirby, Oliver Smith, Robert Hines Horror Live action
Maurice Cinecom Pictures / Merchant Ivory Productions James Ivory (director/screenplay); Kit Hesketh-Harvey (screenplay); James Wilby, Hugh Grant, Rupert Graves, Denholm Elliott, Simon Callow, Billie Whitelaw, Barry Foster, Judy Parfitt, Phoebe Nicholls, Ben Kingsley, Patrick Godfrey, Mark Tandy, Kitty Aldridge, Helena Michell, Catherine Rabett, Peter Eyre, Julian Wadham, Orlando Wells, Richard Warner, Helena Bonham Carter Romance, Drama Live action
The Pick-up Artist 20th Century Fox James Toback (director/screenplay); Molly Ringwald, Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Danny Aiello, Harvey Keitel, Bob Gunton, Mildred Dunnock, Vanessa Williams, Polly Draper, Frederick Koehler, Robert Towne, Victoria Jackson, Lorraine Bracco, Fred Melamed, Christine Baranski, Brian Hamill, Tamara Bruno Romance, Comedy Live action
The Principal TriStar Pictures Christopher Cain (director); Frank Deese (screenplay); Jim Belushi, Louis Gossett Jr., Rae Dawn Chong, Kelly Jo Minter, Michael Wright, Jeffrey Jay Cohen, Esai Morales, Troy Winbush, Jacob Vargas, Reggie Johnson Action, Crime, Thriller Live action
25 Best Seller Orion Pictures / Hemdale Film Corporation John Flynn (director); Larry Cohen (screenplay); James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Victoria Tennant, Allison Balson, Paul Shenar, George Coe, Anne Pitoniak, Mary Carver, Sully Boyar, Kathleen Lloyd, Harold Tyner, Jay Ingram, William Bronder, Jeffrey Josephson, Edward Blackoff, J.P. Bumstead, Daniel Trent Crime, Thriller Live action
The Big Town Columbia Pictures Harold Becker, Ben Bolt (directors); Clark Howard, Robert Roy Pool (screenplay); Matt Dillon, Diane Lane, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Dern, Tom Skerritt, Lee Grant, Suzy Amis Cameron, David Marshall Grant, Don Francks, Del Close, Cherry Jones, David James Elliott Drama Live action
Real Men United Artists Dennis Feldman (director/screenplay); Jim Belushi, John Ritter, Barbara Barrie, Bill Morey, Isa Jank, Mark Herrier Sci-Fi, Comedy Live action

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2 Anna Vestron Pictures Yurek Bogayevicz (director/screenplay); Agnieszka Holland (screenplay); Sally Kirkland, Robert Fields, Paulina Porizkova, Steven Gilborn, Larry Pine, Sofia Coppola, Deirdre O'Connell, David R. Ellis Drama Live action
Big Shots 20th Century Fox / Lorimar Film Entertainment Robert Mandel (director); Joe Eszterhas (screenplay); Ricky Busker, Darius McCrary, Robert Joy, Robert Prosky, Jerzy Skolimowski, Paul Winfield, Brynn Thayer, Bill Hudson, Joe Seneca, Beah Richards, Ellen Geer, Jim Antonio, Andrea Bebel, Hutton Cobb, Mitch Beasley Comedy, Adventure Live action
Like Father Like Son TriStar Pictures / Imagine Entertainment Rod Daniel (director); David Hoselton, Steve Bloom, Lorne Cameron (screenplay); Dudley Moore, Kirk Cameron, Margaret Colin, Catherine Hicks, Patrick O'Neal, Sean Astin, Larry Sellers, Maxine Stuart, David Wohl, Michael Horton, Bonnie Bedelia, Camille Cooper, Micah Grant, Bill Morrison Comedy Live action
Slam Dance Island Pictures Wayne Wang (director); Don Keith Opper (screenplay); Tom Hulce, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Virginia Madsen, Harry Dean Stanton, Millie Perkins, Don Keith Opper, Adam Ant, John Doe, Judith Barsi, Lisa Niemi, Herta Ware Thriller Live action
9 The Princess Bride 20th Century Fox / Act III Communications Rob Reiner (director); William Goldman (screenplay); Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Billy Crystal, Carol Kane, Peter Falk, Fred Savage Romance, Comedy Live action
Someone to Watch Over Me Columbia Pictures Ridley Scott (director); Howard Franklin (screenplay); Tom Berenger, Mimi Rogers, Lorraine Bracco, Jerry Orbach, John Rubinstein, Andreas Katsulas, Jim Moriarty, Mark Moses, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Harley Cross, Tony Di Benedetto Romance, Crime, Thriller Live action
Surrender Warner Bros. Pictures / Cannon Films Jerry Belson (director/screenplay); Sally Field, Michael Caine, Steve Guttenberg, Peter Boyle, Jackie Cooper, Julie Kavner, Louise Lasser, Iman Comedy Live action
Three O'Clock High Universal Pictures Phil Joanou (director); Richard Christian Matheson, Thomas Szollosi (screenplay); Casey Siemaszko, Anne Ryan, Richard Tyson, Jeffrey Tambor, Philip Baker Hall, John P. Ryan, Stacey Glick, Mitch Pileggi, Theron Read, Liza Morrow, Caitlin O'Heaney, Alice Nunn, Paul Feig, Yeardley Smith, Jonathan Wise, Guy Massey, Mike Jolly, Charles Macaulay Comedy Live action
16 Barfly Cannon Films / American Zoetrope Barbet Schroeder (director); Charles Bukowski (screenplay); Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, J.C. Quinn, Frank Stallone, Sandy Martin, Gloria LeRoy, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Jack Nance, Roberta Bassin, Joe Unger, Harry Cohn, Fritz Feld, Charles Bukowski, Albert Henderson Comedy, Drama Live action
Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II Samuel Goldwyn Films / Alliance Atlantis Bruce Pittman (director); Ron Oliver (screenplay); Michael Ironside, Wendy Lyon, Justin Louis, Lisa Schrage, Richard Monette, Terri Hawkes, Wendell Smith, John Pyper-Ferguson, Vincent Gale, Judy Mahbey, Beverley Hendry, Brock Simpson, Beth Gondek, Michael Evans, Dennis Robinson, Larry Musser, Glen Gretzky, David Robertson, Lorretta Bailey Slasher Live action
Hope and Glory Columbia Pictures / Goldcrest Films / Nelson Entertainment John Boorman (director/screenplay); Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Sarah Miles, David Hayman, Derrick O'Connor, Susan Wooldridge, Sammi Davis, Ian Bannen, Geraldine Muir, Anne Leon, Jean-Marc Barr Comedy, Drama, War Live action
Weeds De Laurentiis Entertainment Group John D. Hancock (director/screenplay); Dorothy Tristan (screenplay); Nick Nolte, Ernie Hudson, Rita Taggart, Mark Rolston, Lane Smith, Joe Mantegna, William Forsythe, John Toles-Bey Drama Live action
The Whales of August Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Lindsay Anderson (director); David Berry (screenplay); Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern, Harry Carey Jr., Frank Grimes, Margaret Ladd, Tisha Sterling, Mary Steenburgen Drama Live action
23 The Glass Menagerie Cineplex Odeon Films Paul Newman (director); Tennessee Williams (screenplay); Joanne Woodward, John Malkovich, Karen Allen, James Naughton Drama Live action
No Man's Land Orion Pictures Peter Werner (director); Dick Wolf (screenplay); Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney, Randy Quaid, Lara Harris, Bill Duke, R.D. Call, M. Emmet Walsh, Bernie Pock, Clare Wren, George Dzundza, Peggy McCay, Linda Shayne, Guy Boyd, Gary Riley, Jenny Gago, Michael Riley, Brad Pitt, Arlen Dean Snyder, Al Shannon, Kenny Endoso, James F. Kelly, Lori Butler, Danitza Kingsley, Robert Pierce, Claude Earl Jones, Jan Burrell, Channing Chase, Jessica Puscas, Molly Carter, Henry G. Sanders, Scott Lincoln, Tom Santo, Denis Hartigan Crime Live action
Prince of Darkness Universal Pictures / Alive Films / Carolco Pictures John Carpenter (director/screenplay); Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Victor Wong, Jameson Parker, Dennis Dun, Susan Blanchard, Anne Howard, Dirk Blocker, Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, Peter Jason, Thom Bray, Alice Cooper, Ann Yen, Ken Wright, Robert Grasmere Horror, Supernatural Live action
The Sicilian 20th Century Fox / Gladden Entertainment Michael Cimino (director); Steve Shagan, Gore Vidal (screenplay); Christopher Lambert, Terence Stamp, Joss Ackland, John Turturro, Barbara Sukowa, Richard Bauer, Giulia Boschi, Ray McAnally, Barry Miller, Andreas Katsulas, Michael Wincott, Ramon Bieri, Oliver Cotton, Joe Regalbuto, Aldo Ray, Derrick Branche Action Live action
Suspect TriStar Pictures Peter Yates (director); Eric Roth (screenplay); Cher, Dennis Quaid, Liam Neeson, John Mahoney, Joe Mantegna, Philip Bosco, Fred Melamed, Bernie McInerney, Bill Cobbs, Richard Gant, Jim Walton, Michael Beach, Ralph Cosham, Djanet Sears Mystery, Drama Live action
30 Baby Boom United Artists Charles Shyer (director/screenplay); Nancy Meyers (screenplay); Diane Keaton, Sam Shepard, Harold Ramis, Sam Wanamaker, James Spader, Pat Hingle, Britt Leach, Annie Golden, Kristina and Michelle Kennedy, Mary Gross, Elizabeth Bennett, Peter Elbling, Shera Danese, Beverly Todd, William Frankfather, George O. Petrie, Victoria Jackson, Dori Brenner, Jane Elliot, Benjamin Diskin, Paxton Whitehead, Hansford Rowe, Billy Beck, Katherine Borowitz, Robin Bartlett, Christopher Noth, Linda Ellerbee, Margaret Whitton Romance, Comedy Live action
Fatal Beauty Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Tom Holland (director); Hilary Henkin, Dean Riesner (screenplay); Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Rubén Blades, Harris Yulin, John P. Ryan, Jennifer Warren, Brad Dourif, Charles Hallahan, M.C. Gainey, James LeGros, Celeste Yarnall, James Smith, Mark Pellegrino, Neill Barry, Clayton Landey, Ebbe Roe Smith, Larry Hankin, Cheech Marin, David Harris, Michael Delorenzo, Michael Champion, Mike Jolly, Walter Robles, Cathianne Blore, Steve Akahoshi, Bernie Hern, Fred Asparagus, Gary Carlos Cervantes, Emilia Avarza, Rick Telles, Prince Hughes Action, Comedy, Thriller Live action
Gaby: A True Story TriStar Pictures Luis Mandoki (director); Martin Salinas, Michael James Love (screenplay); Liv Ullmann, Norma Aleandro, Robert Loggia, Lawrence Monoson, Rachel Levin, Susana Alexander, Robert Beltran, Beatriz Sheridan, Tony Goldwyn Biography, Drama Live action
The Hidden New Line Cinema Jack Sholder (director); Jim Kouf (screenplay); Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Clu Gulager, Chris Mulkey, Ed O'Ross, Clarence Felder, Claudia Christian, Larry Cedar, Richard Brooks, William Boyett, Tony Anholt, Steve Eastin, Katherine Cannon, James Luisi, Danny Trejo, Lin Shaye Horror, Supernatural Live action
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6 Cry Freedom Universal Pictures Richard Attenborough (director); John Briley (screenplay); Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Penelope Wilton, Alec McCowen, Kevin McNally, Ian Richardson, John Thaw, Timothy West, Josette Simon, John Hargreaves, Miles Anderson, Zakes Mokae, John Matshikiza Epic, Drama Live action
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown Cannon Films J. Lee Thompson (director); Gail Morgan Hickman (screenplay); Charles Bronson, Kay Lenz, John P. Ryan, Perry Lopez, Soon-Tek Oh, George Dickerson, Dana Barron, Danny Trejo, Dan Ferro, Michael Russo, James Purcell, Tom Everett, Hector Mercado, Tim Russ, Mark Pellegrino, Mitch Pileggi, Irwin Keyes, Richard Aherne, Mike Moroff, Gerald Castillo, Jesse Dabson, Daniel Sabia, Peter Sherayko, David Fontano Action, Crime Live action
Hello Again Touchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners Frank Perry (director); Susan Isaacs (screenplay); Shelley Long, Judith Ivey, Gabriel Byrne, Corbin Bernsen, Sela Ward, Austin Pendleton, Carrie Nye, Robert Lewis, Madeleine Potter, Thor Fields Romance, Fantasy, Comedy Live action
Hiding Out De Laurentiis Entertainment Group Bob Giraldi (director); Joe Menosky, Jeff Rothberg (screenplay); Jon Cryer, Keith Coogan, Annabeth Gish, Claude Brooks, Oliver Cotton, Tim Quill, Tony Soper, Ned Eisenberg, Marita Geraghty, John Spencer, Gretchen Cryer, Anne Pitoniak, Beth Ehlers, Richard Portnow, Gerry Bamman, Jack Gilpin, Joy Behar, Lou Walker Comedy, Drama Live action
Less Than Zero 20th Century Fox / The Kerner Entertainment Company Marek Kanievska (director); Harley Peyton (screenplay); Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Nicholas Pryor, Tony Bill, Donna Mitchell, Michael Bowen, Sarah Buxton, Jayne Modean, Lisanne Falk, Neith Hunter, Michael Greene, Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Brad Pitt, Christopher Maleki, Jackie Swanson Drama Live action
Made in Heaven Lorimar Film Entertainment Alan Rudolph (director); Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon (screenplay); Timothy Hutton, Kelly McGillis, Maureen Stapleton, Ann Wedgeworth, Mare Winningham, Don Murray, Amanda Plummer, James Gammon, Tim Daly, David Rasche, Willard E. Pugh, Marj Dusay, Tom Petty, Ellen Barkin, Debra Winger, Ric Ocasek, Neil Young Fantasy, Comedy Live action
Russkies New Century Vista Rick Rosenthal (director); Sheldon Lettich, Michael Nankin, Alan Jay Glueckman (screenplay); Whip Hubley, Joaquin Phoenix, Peter Billingsley, Stefan DeSalle, Susan Walters, Patrick Kilpatrick Drama Live action
Steel Dawn Vestron Pictures Lance Hool (director); Doug Lefler (screenplay); Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, Anthony Zerbe, Brion James, Christopher Neame, John Fujioka, Arnold Vosloo, Brett Hool, Marcel Van Heerden Sci-Fi, Action Live action
13 Cross My Heart Universal Pictures Armyan Bernstein (director/screenplay); Gail Parent (screenplay); Martin Short, Annette O'Toole, Paul Reiser, Joanna Kerns, Jessica Puscas, Lee Arenberg, Corinne Bohrer, Jason Stuart, Shelley Taylor Morgan, Eric Poppick, Steven J. Zmed Romance, Comedy Live action
The Running Man TriStar Pictures / Taft Entertainment / HBO Films Paul Michael Glaser (director); Steven E. de Souza (screenplay); Arnold Schwarzenegger, María Conchita Alonso, Richard Dawson, Yaphet Kotto, Marvin J. McIntyre, Mick Fleetwood, Professor Toru Tanaka, Gus Rethwisch, Jesse Ventura, Jim Brown, Erland Van Lidth De Jeude, Dweezil Zappa, Kurt Fuller, Rodger Bumpass, Edward Bunker, Sven-Ole Thorsen Sci-Fi, Action Live action
20 Cinderella (re-release) Walt Disney Pictures Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson (directors); Ken Anderson, Perce Pearce, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Maurice Rapf, Homer Brightman, Erdman Penner, Harry Reeves, Joe Rinaldi (screenplay); Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton, Rhoda Williams, Lucille Bliss, William Phipps, Jimmy MacDonald, Luis van Rooten, Don Barclay, June Foray, Mike Douglas, Betty Lou Gerson Animation, Musical, Fantasy Animation
Date with an Angel De Laurentiis Entertainment Group Tom McLoughlin (director/screenplay); Michael E. Knight, Phoebe Cates, Emmanuelle Béart, David Dukes, Albert Macklin, Vinny Argiro, Bibi Besch, Cheryl Pollak, Phil Brock, Peter Kowanko, Steven Banks, Charles Lane, J. Don Ferguson Romance, Comedy, Fantasy Live action
Flowers in the Attic New World Pictures / Fries Entertainment Jeffrey Bloom (director/screenplay); Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jen Adams, Louise Fletcher, Ben Ryan Ganger, Lindsay Parker, Marshall Colt, Nathan Davis, Leonard Mann, V.C. Andrews, Alex Koba, Bruce Neckels, Gus Peters, Brooke Fries, Clare C. Peck Horror Live action
Nuts Warner Bros. Pictures / Barwood Films Martin Ritt (director); Tom Topor, Darryl Ponicsan, Alvin Sargent (screenplay); Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Eli Wallach, Robert Webber, James Whitmore, Karl Malden, Leslie Nielsen, William Prince, Dakin Matthews Drama Live action
Sign o' the Times Cineplex Odeon Films Prince (director/screenplay); Prince Concert Live action
Teen Wolf Too Atlantic Releasing Corporation Christopher Leitch (director); Tim Kring (screenplay); Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand, James Hampton, Mark Holton, Stuart Fratkin, Kathleen Freeman, Estee Chandler, Robert Neary, Beth Ann Miller, Rachel Sharp, William H. Burton, David Burton Fantasy, Comedy Live action
27 Planes, Trains and Automobiles Paramount Pictures Hughes Entertainment John Hughes (director/screenplay); Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Dylan Baker, Olivia Burnette, Larry Hankin, Richard Herd, Matthew Lawrence, Michael McKean, Kevin Bacon, Carol Bruce, Diana Douglas, Martin Ferrero, Susan Kellermann, Edie McClurg, George Petrie, Gary Riley, Charles Tyner, Susan Isaacs, Bill Irwin, Ben Stein, Troy Evans, Ken Tipton, Lyman Ward, Tom Willett, Chino 'Fats' Williams, William Windom Comedy Live action
Three Men and a Baby Touchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners / Interscope Communications Leonard Nimoy (director); James Orr, Jim Cruickshank (screenplay); Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Margaret Colin, Celeste Holm, Nancy Travis, Michelle and Lisa Blair, Alexandra Amini, Philip Bosco, Paul Guilfoyle, Earl Hindman, Barbara Budd, Eugene Clark, Derek de Lint, Dave Foley, Jackie Richardson, Cynthia Harris, Colin Quinn, Mario Joyner Comedy Live action
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4 Walker Universal Pictures Alex Cox (director); Rudy Wurlitzer (screenplay); Ed Harris, Richard Masur, René Auberjonois, Peter Boyle, Miguel Sandoval, Marlee Matlin, Keith Szarabajka, Sy Richardson, Xander Berkeley, John Diehl, Alfonso Arau, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Gerrit Graham, William O'Leary, Kathy Burke, Blanca Guerra, Rick Barker, Karl Braun, Richard Edson, Bennet Guillory, David Hayman, Dick Rude, Zander Schloss, Milton Selzer, Edward Tudor-Pole, Norbert Weisser, Biff Yeager, Richard Zobel, Joe Strummer, Del Zamora, Fox Harris Historical Live action
11 Cold Steel CineTel Films Dorothy Ann Puzo (director/screenplay); Lisa M. Hansen, Michael Sonye, Moe Quigley (screenplay); Brad Davis, Sharon Stone, Jonathan Banks, Jay Acavone, Adam Ant Thriller Live action
Throw Momma from the Train Orion Pictures Danny DeVito (director); Stu Silver (screenplay); Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal, Anne Ramsey, Kim Greist, Kate Mulgrew, Branford Marsalis, Rob Reiner, Bruce Kirby, Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Oprah Winfrey Comedy Live action
Wall Street 20th Century Fox Oliver Stone (director/screenplay); Stanley Weiser (screenplay); Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Daryl Hannah, Martin Sheen, Hal Holbrook, Terence Stamp, James Karen, Sean Young, James Spader, Tamara Tunie, Franklin Cover, John C. McGinley, Frank Adonis, John Capodice, Josh Mostel, Ann Talman, Andrea Thompson, Lauren Tom, Michael O'Donoghue, Cecilia Peck, Paul Guilfoyle, Annie McEnroe, Grant Shaud, Saul Rubinek, Sean Stone, Adelle Lutz, Sylvia Miles, Richard Dysart, Millie Perkins, Oliver Stone Drama Live action
18 *batteries not included Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Matthew Robbins (director/screenplay); Brad Bird, Brent Maddock, S.S. Wilson (screenplay); Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña, Dennis Boutsikaris, Michael Carmine, John Pankow, Michael Greene, Tom Aldredge, Wendy Schaal Sci-Fi Live action
The Dead Vestron Pictures John Huston (director); Tony Huston (screenplay); Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann, Helena Carroll, Cathleen Delany, Dan O'Herlihy, Marie Kean, Donal Donnelly, Sean McClory, Frank Patterson, Colm Meaney, Kate O'Toole, Bairbre Dowling, Redmond Gleeson, Rachael Dowling, Ingrid Craigie, Lyda Anderson, Maria McDermottroe, Cormac O'Herlihy, Maria Hayden Drama Live action
Eddie Murphy Raw Paramount Pictures Robert Townsend (director); Eddie Murphy (screenplay); Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Deon Richmond, Billie Allen, Tiger Haynes, Leonard Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Basil Wallace, Damien Wayans, Ellis E. Williams, Carol Woods, Kim Wayans, Edye Byrde, Clebert Ford, Birdie M. Hale, Davenia McFadden, Gwen McGee, James Brown III, Michelle Davison, J.D. Hall, Barbara Iley, John Lafayette, Lex Monson, Warren Morris Comedy Live action
Ironweed TriStar Pictures / Taft Entertainment Hector Babenco (director); William Kennedy (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe, Fred Gwynne, Diane Venora, Margaret Whitton, Tom Waits, Nathan Lane, James Gammon, Laura Esterman, Joe Grifasi, Hy Anzell, Ted Levine, Black-Eyed Susan, Lola Pashalinski, Frank Whaley, Louis St. Louis, Matt McGrath, Boris McGiver Drama Live action
Leonard Part 6 Columbia Pictures Paul Weiland (director); Jonathan Reynolds (screenplay); Bill Cosby, Tom Courtenay, Joe Don Baker, Moses Gunn, Gloria Foster, Victoria Rowell, John Hostetter, Pat Colbert Spy, Comedy Live action
Moonstruck Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Norman Jewison (director); John Patrick Shanley (screenplay); Cher, Nicolas Cage, Vincent Gardenia, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello, Julie Bovasso, Louis Guss, John Mahoney, Feodor Chaliapin Jr., Anita Gillette, Leonardo Cimino, Paula Trueman, Joe Grifasi, Robin Bartlett, Helen Hanft, Amy Aquino, Tony Azito, Lisa Howard, Cynthia Dale, Tommy Hollis, Catherine Scorsese, Charles Scorsese Romance, Comedy Live action
Overboard Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Garry Marshall (director); Leslie Dixon (screenplay); Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond, Roddy McDowall, Michael G. Hagerty, Jared Rushton, Hector Elizondo, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Garry Marshall, Ray Combs, Frank Buxton, Wright Brothers Band, Brian Price, Jamie Wild, Jeffrey Wiseman, Henry Alan Miller, Doris Hess Romance, Comedy Live action
September Orion Pictures Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Denholm Elliott, Mia Farrow, Elaine Stritch, Jack Warden, Sam Waterston, Dianne Wiest, Rosemary Murphy, Ira Wheeler, Jane Cecil Drama Live action
23 The Last Emperor Columbia Pictures / Hemdale Film Corporation / Recorded Picture Company Bernardo Bertolucci (director/screenplay); Mark Peploe (screenplay); John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ying Ruocheng, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Maggie Han, Ric Young, Wu Junmei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Lisa Lu, Basil Pao, Henry O, Jade Go, Fumihiko Ikeda, Fan Guang, Hideo Takamatsu, Hajime Tachibana, Richard Vuu, Tijger Tsou, Wu Tao, Henry Kyi, Alvin Riley III Epic, Biography Live action
25 Broadcast News 20th Century Fox / Gracie Films James L. Brooks (director/screenplay); William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky, Lois Chiles, Joan Cusack, Peter Hackes, Christian Clemenson, Jack Nicholson, Leo Burmester, Marita Geraghty, Glen Roven, Marc Shaiman, Martha Smith, John Cusack, Gennie James Comedy, Romance, Drama Live action
Empire of the Sun Warner Bros. Pictures / Amblin Entertainment Steven Spielberg (director); Tom Stoppard (screenplay); Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Joe Pantoliano, Leslie Phillips, Masatō Ibu, Emily Richard, Rupert Frazer, Ben Stiller, Robert Stephens, Guts Ishimatsu, Burt Kwouk, Paul McGann, Marc de Jonge, J.G. Ballard, Peter Gale, Takatarô Kataoka Epic, War Live action
Good Morning, Vietnam Touchstone Pictures Barry Levinson (director); Mitch Markowitz (screenplay); Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Chintara Sukapatana, Bruno Kirby, Robert Wuhl, J.T. Walsh, Noble Willingham, Richard Edson, Richard Portnow, Floyd Vivino, Tung Thanh Tran, Juney Smith, Cu Ba Nguyen Comedy, Drama Live action
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night New World Pictures / Filmation Hal Sutherland (director); Robby London, Barry O'Brien, Dennis O'Flaherty (screenplay); Scott Grimes, Tom Bosley, Ed Asner, Frank Welker, Jonathan Harris, James Earl Jones, William Windom, Don Knotts, Rickie Lee Jones, Linda Gary, Lana Beeson Animation, Fantasy, Adventure Animation

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Notable deaths

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 9 Arthur Lake 81 US Actor
14 Douglas Sirk 89 Germany Director
15 Ray Bolger 83 US Actor, Singer
27 Norman McLaren 72 Canada Animator, Director
February 1 Alessandro Blasetti 86 Italy Director, Screenwriter
23 Esmond Knight 80 UK Actor
25 James Coco 56 US Actor
25 John Collin 58 UK Actor
28 Joan Greenwood 65 UK Actress
March 2 Randolph Scott 89 US Actor
3 Danny Kaye 74 US Actor
7 Waldo Salt 72 US Screenwriter
21 Robert Preston 68 US Actor
22 Morton Haack 62 US Costume Designer
28 Patrick Troughton 67 UK Actor
April 17 Dick Shawn 63 US Actor
19 Milt Kahl 78 US Animator
May 2 Michael Gover 73 UK Actor
14 Rita Hayworth 68 US Actress
June 1 Khwaja Ahmad Abbas 72 India Director, Screenwriter
6 Fulton Mackay 64 UK Actor
10 Elizabeth Hartman 43 US Actress
13 Geraldine Page 62 US Actress
22 Fred Astaire 88 US Actor
24 Jackie Gleason 71 US Actor
July 3 Viola Dana 90 US Actress
7 Hannelore Schroth 65 Germany Actress
15 Alfie Bass 71 UK Actor
31 Joseph E. Levine 81 US Producer
August 1 Pola Negri 90 Poland Actress
17 Clarence Brown 97 US Director
21 Bombolo 56 Italy Actor
28 John Huston 81 US Actor, Director, Screenwriter
29 Lee Marvin 63 US Actor
September 4 Richard Marquand 49 UK Director
5 Bill Fraser 79 UK Actor
13 Mervyn LeRoy 86 US Director
23 Bob Fosse 60 US Director, Screenwriter
25 Mary Astor 81 US Actress
25 Emlyn Williams 81 UK Actress
October 2 Madeleine Carroll 81 UK Actress
22 Lino Ventura 68 Italy Actor
November 5 Georges Franju 75 France Director, Screenwriter
December 4 Rouben Mamoulian 90 Georgia Director

Film debuts

See also

References

  1. ^ "Domestic Box Office For 1987". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 18 December 2019.

External links