List of British films of 1987

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A list of films produced in the United Kingdom in 1987 (see 1987 in film):


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
84 Charing Cross Road David Jones Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins Drama Entered into the 15th Moscow International Film Festival
Aria Nicolas Roeg, Charles Sturridge plus eight more Buck Henry, Beverly D'Angelo Music/anthology Ten arias with visual accompaniment; entered into the 1987 Cannes Film Festival
Bellman and True Richard Loncraine Bernard Hill, Kieran O'Brien Crime
The Belly of an Architect Peter Greenaway Brian Dennehy, Chloe Webb Drama Entered into the 1987 Cannes Film Festival
Born of Fire Jamil Dehlavi Peter Firth, Suzan Crowley Sci-fi
Business as Usual Lezli-An Barrett Glenda Jackson, John Thaw Drama
Coast to Coast Sandy Johnson Lenny Henry, John Shea Comedy
Cry Freedom Richard Attenborough Kevin Kline, Denzel Washington, John Thaw Biopic
The Dead John Huston Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann Literary drama John Huston's last film
Eat the Rich Peter Richardson Nosher Powell, Al Pillay, Nigel Planer, Miranda Richardson Comedy
The Fourth Protocol John Mackenzie Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan Thriller
Grand Larceny Jeannot Szwarc Marilu Henner, Ian McShane Thriller
Hellraiser Clive Barker Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley Horror
Hidden City Stephen Poliakoff Charles Dance, Richard E. Grant, Bill Paterson Drama
High Season Clare Peploe Jacqueline Bisset, James Fox Romance/comedy
Hope and Glory John Boorman Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Sarah Miles World War II drama
The Hunting of the Snark Mike Batt Billy Connolly, Roger Daltrey Musical Based on a poem by Lewis Carroll
Jane and the Lost City Terry Marcel Kirsten Hughes, Maud Adams Comedy
The Last Emperor Bernardo Bertolucci John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole Biopic Co-production with China, France and Italy
The Last of England Derek Jarman Tilda Swinton, Nigel Terry Drama
The Living Daylights John Glen Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Joe Don Baker, Jeroen Krabbé Spy/action
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne Jack Clayton Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins Drama
Maurice James Ivory James Wilby, Hugh Grant, Rupert Graves Literary drama Based on the novel by E. M. Forster
A Month in the Country Pat O'Connor Colin Firth, Kenneth Branagh Literary drama Screened at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival
On the Black Hill Andrew Grice Nicola Beddoe, Patrick Godfrey, Mike Gwilym Drama
Out of Order Jonnie Turpie Gary Webster, Natasha Williams Comedy
Partition Ken McMullen Saeed Jaffrey, Zia Mohyeddin Drama
Personal Services Terry Jones Julie Walters, Shirley Stelfox, Alec McCowen Comedy Inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne
Playing Away Horace Ové Norman Beaton, Robert Urquhart Comedy
A Prayer for the Dying Mike Hodges Mickey Rourke, Liam Neeson, Bob Hoskins Drama
Prick Up Your Ears Stephen Frears Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave Biopic Entered into the 1987 Cannes Film Festival
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid Stephen Frears Shashi Kapoor, Frances Barber Drama
Straight to Hell Alex Cox Sy Richardson, Courtney Love, Joe Strummer Action comedy Co-production with the US and Spain
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Sidney Furie Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman Adventure Co-production with the US
Waiting for the Moon Jill Godmilow Linda Bassett, Jacques Boudet, Linda Hunt Drama
White Mischief Michael Radford Greta Scacchi, Charles Dance, Joss Ackland Drama
White Of The Eye Donald Cammell David Keith, Cathy Moriarty Thriller
Wish You Were Here David Leland Emily Lloyd, Tom Bell Comedy/drama
Withnail and I Bruce Robinson Paul McGann, Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths Comedy

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