1987 in film

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.

List of years in film (table)
In home video
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
In television
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990

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]
RankTitleDistributorBox-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 AssassinationCannon FilmsPeter 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 AlcaideAction, ThrillerLive action
16 The Bedroom WindowDe Laurentiis Entertainment GroupCurtis 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. OlsenPsychological ThrillerLive action
Critical ConditionParamount PicturesMichael 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 OnatComedyLive action
Wanted: Dead or AliveNew World PicturesGary 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 ShafieActionLive action
23 JocksCrown International Pictures / Shady Acres EntertainmentSteve 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 MurphyTeen, ComedyLive action
The StepfatherNew Century Vista / ITC EntertainmentJoseph 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 PatersonHorror, Psychological ThrillerLive action
30 Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of GoldCannon FilmsGary 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 EdwardsAdventure, ComedyLive action
Outrageous FortuneTouchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners / Interscope CommunicationsArthur Hiller (director); Leslie Dixon (screenplay); Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky, George Carlin, John Schuck, Anthony Heald, Christopher McDonaldComedyLive action
Radio DaysOrion PicturesWoody 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 SchwinghammerComedy, DramaLive action
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6 Black Widow20th Century FoxBob 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 LaddThrillerLive action
Dead of WinterMetro-Goldwyn-MayerArthur 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 McLeanHorror, ThrillerLive action
From the HipDe Laurentiis Entertainment GroupBob 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 PointerComedy, DramaLive action
Light of DayTriStar Pictures / Taft EntertainmentPaul 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 BradfordDramaLive action
8 The Two Mrs. GrenvillesNBC / Lorimar-Telepictures / NMCJohn Erman (director); Derek Marlow (screenplay); Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Ashley, Bruce Boa, Claudette Colbert, Stephen Collins, Peter Eyre, Michael Feinstein, Lewis Fiander, Penny Fuller, Delena Kidd, Alan Oppenheimer, Siân Phillips, Shane Rimmer, Rex Robbins, John Rubinstein, Sam WanamakerDramaLive action
13 84 Charing Cross RoadColumbia Pictures / BrooksfilmsDavid Jones (director); Hugh Whitemore (screenplay); Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Eleanor David, Mercedes Ruehl, Daniel Gerroll, Wendy Morgan, Ian McNeice, J. Smith-Cameron, Connie Booth, Tony ToddDramaLive action
Mannequin20th Century Fox / Gladden EntertainmentMichael 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 NewmanRomantic ComedyLive action
Over the TopWarner Bros. Pictures / Cannon FilmsMenahem 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" RhodesSports, DramaLive action
20 Death Before DishonorNew World PicturesTerry 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 AshdotActionLive action
Square DanceIsland Pictures / NBC ProductionsDaniel Petrie (director); Alan Hines (screenplay); Winona Ryder, Jason Robards, Jane Alexander, Rob Lowe, Guich Koock, Deborah RichterDramaLive action
27 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream WarriorsNew Line Cinema / Heron CommunicationsChuck 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 KentSlasherLive action
Number One with a BulletCannon Films / Cineplex Odeon FilmsJack 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 GriesAction, ComedyLive action
Some Kind of WonderfulParamount PicturesHoward 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 GarlingtonTeen, Romance, DramaLive action
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6 Angel HeartTriStar Pictures / Carolco PicturesAlan 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 WilhoiteSupernatural, HorrorLive action
Lethal WeaponWarner Bros. Pictures / Silver PicturesRichard 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 GoodenAction, Buddy CopLive action
13 Evil Dead IIDe Laurentiis Entertainment Group / Embassy Communications / Renaissance PicturesSam 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 WintersHorror, ComedyLive action
Tin MenTouchstone Pictures / Silver Screen PartnersBarry Levinson (director/screenplay); Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito, Barbara Hershey, John Mahoney, Jackie Gayle, Seymour Cassel, Bruno Kirby, Michael Tucker, J.T. Walsh, Deirdre O'ConnellComedyLive action
18 Raising Arizona20th Century FoxJoel and Ethan Coen (directors/screenplay); Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman, William Forsythe, Sam McMurray, Frances McDormand, Randall "Tex" CobbAction, ThrillerLive action
20 BurglarWarner Bros. PicturesHugh 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 LincolnComedyLive action
Hollywood ShuffleThe Samuel Goldwyn CompanyRobert 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 BridgesComedyLive action
Street SmartCannon FilmsJerry Schatzberg (director); David Freeman (screenplay); Christopher Reeve, Kathy Baker, Mimi Rogers, Andre Gregory, Morgan Freeman, Jay Patterson, Anna Maria HorsfordThriller, DramaLive action
27 Blind DateTriStar PicturesBlake 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 ShimonoRomantic ComedyLive action

April–June

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3 Police Academy 4: Citizens on PatrolWarner Bros. PicturesJim 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 HawkComedyLive action
10 The Aristocats (re-release)Walt Disney PicturesWolfgang 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 BuzziAnimation, Comedy, Adventure, MusicalAnimation
Making Mr. RightOrion Pictures / Barry & Enright ProductionsSusan 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 GoldsmithComedy, Sci-FiLive action
The Secret of My SuccessUniversal Pictures / RastarHerbert 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 McGillComedyLive action
Three for the RoadNew Century VistaBill L. Norton (director); Richard Martini (screenplay); Charlie Sheen, Alan Ruck, Kerri Green, Sally Kellerman, Blair Tefkin, Raymond J. Barry, Bert Remsen, James AveryComedy, RoadLive action
17 Project X20th Century FoxJonathan 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 PaulComedy, Drama, Sci-FiLive action
RumpelstiltskinCannon FilmsDavid Irving (director/screenplay); Amy Irving, Clive Revill, Priscilla Pointer, Billy BartyFantasy, MusicalLive action
Wild ThingAtlantic Releasing CorporationMax 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 AbnerActionLive action
20 G.I. Joe: The MovieCelebrity Home Entertainment / Hasbro / Sunbow Productions / Marvel Productions / Toei Animation Co., Ltd.Don Jurwich (director); Ron Friedman (screenplay); Don Johnson, Burgess Meredith, Sgt. Slaughter, Charlie Adler, Shuko Akune, Jack Angel, Jackson Beck, Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Earl Boen, Arthur Burghardt, Corey Burton, William Callaway, François Chau, Peter Cullen, Brian Cummings, Jennifer Darling, Laurie Faso, Hank Garrett, Dick Gautier, Ed Gilbert, Dan Gilvezan, Kene Holliday, John Hostetter, Buster Jones, Chris Latta, Chuck McCann, Michael McConnohie, Rob Paulsen, Patrick Pinney, Poncie Ponce, Bill Ratner, Neil Ross, Kristoffer Tabori, B.J. Ward, Vernee Watson-Johnson, Lee Weaver, Frank Welker, Zack Hoffman, Morgan Lofting, Mary McDonald-Lewis, Ron Ortiz, Lisa Raggio, Brad Sanders, Ted Schwartz, Stan Wojno Jr.Action, AdventureAnimation
24 Extreme PrejudiceTriStar Pictures / Carolco PicturesWalter 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, WesternLive action
My Demon LoverNew Line CinemaCharlie 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 RayComedyLive action
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1 The AllnighterUniversal PicturesTamar 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 ChooComedyLive action
American Ninja 2: The ConfrontationCannon FilmsSam Firstenberg (director); James Booth, Gary Conway (screenplay); Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Larry Poindexter, Gary Conway, Jeff Celentano, Jeff Weston, Michelle Botes, Mike StoneActionLive action
Creepshow 2New World PicturesMichael 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 ParksHorror, Comedy, AnthologyLive action
MaloneOrion PicturesHarley 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 GardnerAction, Drama, ThrillerLive action
8 Gardens of StoneTriStar Pictures / American ZoetropeFrancis 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 GlynnDramaLive action
Hot PursuitParamount Pictures / Interaccess Film Distribution / RKO PicturesSteven 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 LaSalleAction, ComedyLive action
15 The GateNew Century Vista / Alliance EntertainmentTibor 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 DentonHorrorLive action
IshtarColumbia PicturesElaine 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 GarfieldAction, Adventure, ComedyLive action
20 Beverly Hills Cop IIParamount Pictures / Overbrook EntertainmentTony 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 WhitmanAction, ComedyLive action
22 Amazing Grace and ChuckTriStar PicturesMike 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 AllenDramaLive action
The Chipmunk AdventureThe Samuel Goldwyn CompanyJanice 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 RitterAnimation, Adventure, MusicalAnimation
Ernest Goes to CampTouchstone Pictures / Silver Screen PartnersJohn 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 BennettComedyLive action
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5 CycloneCineTel FilmsFred 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 DonahueSci-Fi, ActionLive action
Harry and the HendersonsUniversal Pictures / Amblin EntertainmentWilliam 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 LaueFantasy, ComedyLive action
The UntouchablesParamount PicturesBrian 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'AmbrosioGangsterLive action
12 The BelieversOrion PicturesJohn 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 KellettThrillerLive action
Million Dollar MysteryDe Laurentiis Entertainment GroupRichard 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 StaderComedy, MysteryLive action
Predator20th Century Fox / Silver Pictures / Davis EntertainmentJohn 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 ThorsenSci-Fi, ActionLive action
The Witches of EastwickWarner Bros. Pictures / Barris IndustriesGeorge Miller (director); Michael Cristofer (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Jenkins, Carel Struycken, Keith Jochim, Becca LishComedy, FantasyLive action
19 Benji the HuntedWalt Disney PicturesJoe Camp (director/screenplay); Red Steagall, Frank Inn, Nancy Francis, Joe Camp, Steve Zanolini, Mike Francis, Ben Vaughn, Karen Thorndike, Guy Hovis, Ben MorganFamily, DramaLive action
RoxanneColumbia PicturesFred 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 CurleyRomantic ComedyLive action
26 DragnetUniversal PicturesTom 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 PetersonComedy, Buddy CopLive action
SpaceballsMetro-Goldwyn-MayerMel 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 YorkComedy, Sci-Fi, SpoofLive action
Straight to HellIsland PicturesAlex 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 HarrisAction, ComedyLive action

July–September

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3 Adventures in BabysittingTouchstone Pictures / Silver Screen PartnersChris 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 JohnsonComedyLive action
InnerspaceWarner Bros. Pictures / Amblin EntertainmentJoe 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 MillerSci-Fi, ComedyLive action
10 The Brave Little ToasterHyperion Pictures / The Kushner-Locke CompanyJerry 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 FreelandAnimation, ComedyLive action
Full Metal JacketWarner Bros. Pictures / Hawk FilmsStanley 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 KubrickWarLive action
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise20th Century Fox / Interscope CommunicationsJoe 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 FitzgeraldComedyLive action
The SqueezeTriStar PicturesRoger Young (director); Daniel Taplitz (screenplay); Michael Keaton, Rae Dawn Chong, Joe Pantoliano, Danny Aiello III, Leslie Bevis, Ronald Guttman, Paul Herman, John Dennis JohnstonComedyLive action
White Water SummerColumbia PicturesJeff Bleckner (director); Ernest Kinoy (screenplay); Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Jonathan Ward, Matt Adler, K.C. Martel, Caroline McWilliams, Charles SiebertDramaLive action
17 Jaws: The RevengeUniversal PicturesJoseph 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 MelloThrillerLive action
Nowhere to HideNew Century VistaMario 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 GartnerThrillerLive action
RoboCopOrion PicturesPaul 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. NemethActionLive action
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (re-release)Walt Disney PicturesDavid 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 BuchananAnimation, Musical, FantasyAnimation
24 La BambaColumbia PicturesLuis 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 ReyesBiographyLive action
Summer SchoolParamount PicturesCarl 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 ReinerComedyLive action
Superman IV: The Quest for PeaceWarner Bros. Pictures / Cannon Films / DC ComicsSidney 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 McLawhornSuperheroLive action
Wish You Were HereAtlantic Releasing CorpDavid 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 LelandComedy, DramaLive action
31 The Living DaylightsUnited Artists / Eon ProductionsJohn 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 LiecierSpyLive action
The Lost BoysWarner Bros. PicturesJoel 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 TurnerHorror, ComedyLive action
Maid to OrderNew Century VistaAmy 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 PlazaComedy, FantasyLive action
A Man in LoveCinecom PicturesDiane 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 SilvaniDramaLive action
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The Care Bears Adventure in WonderlandCineplex Odeon Films / NelvanaRaymond 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 CourtAnimation, FantasyAnimation
Masters of the UniverseCannon Films / Golan-GlobusGary 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 BrooksAction, FantasyLive action
NadineTriStar PicturesRobert Benton (director/screenplay); Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Rip Torn, Gwen Verdon, Glenne Headly, Jerry StillerComedyLive action
StakeoutTouchstone Pictures / Silver Screen PartnersJohn 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 WilliamsCrime, ComedyLive action
Who's That GirlWarner Bros. PicturesJames 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 CrawfordComedyLive action
14 Can't Buy Me LoveTouchstone Pictures / Silver Screen PartnersSteve 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 GivensTeen, ComedyLive action
DisorderliesWarner Bros. PicturesMichael 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 NielsenComedyLive action
The Monster SquadTriStar PicturesFred 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 MerrillHorror, ComedyLive action
No Way OutOrion PicturesRoger Donaldson (director); Robert Garland (screenplay); Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton, Howard Duff, George Dzundza, Jason Bernard, Iman, Fred Dalton Thompson, Michael ShilloDrama, Political thrillerLive action
North ShoreUniversal PicturesWilliam Phelps (director/screenplay); Bill Finnegan, Tim McCanlies (screenplay); Matt Adler, Nia Peeples, John Philbin, Gerry Lopez, Gregory HarrisonDramaLive action
21 Born in East L.A.Universal PicturesCheech 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 EvansLive action ComedyLive action
Dirty DancingVestron PicturesEmile 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 ArdolinoRomance, Drama, DanceLive action
The Garbage Pail Kids MovieAtlantic Releasing Corporation / ToppsRod 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 BenaronComedyLive action
28 The Big EasyColumbia Pictures / Kings Road EntertainmentJim 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 KearneyComedy, DramaLive action
The Fourth ProtocolLorimar Motion PicturesJohn 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 HarteSpyLive action
Hamburger HillParamount Pictures / RKO PicturesJohn 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 WestWarLive action
House II: The Second StoryNew World PicturesEthan 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 WelkerHorror, ComedyLive action
MatewanCinecom PicturesJohn 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 McCleeryDramaLive action
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18 Amazon Women on the MoonUniversal PicturesJoe 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 BeddorComedy, Spoof, AnthologyLive action
Fatal AttractionParamount PicturesAdrian 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 KrakowskiPsychological ThrillerLive action
HellraiserNew World Pictures / Entertainment Film DistributorsClive Barker (director/screenplay); Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman, Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, Simon Bamford, Grace Kirby, Oliver Smith, Robert HinesHorrorLive action
MauriceCinecom Pictures / Merchant Ivory ProductionsJames 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 CarterRomance, DramaLive action
The Pick-up Artist20th Century FoxJames 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 BrunoRomance, ComedyLive action
The PrincipalTriStar PicturesChristopher 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 JohnsonAction, Crime, ThrillerLive action
25 Best SellerOrion Pictures / Hemdale Film CorporationJohn 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 TrentCrime, ThrillerLive action
The Big TownColumbia PicturesHarold 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 ElliottDramaLive action
Real MenUnited ArtistsDennis Feldman (director/screenplay); Jim Belushi, John Ritter, Barbara Barrie, Bill Morey, Isa Jank, Mark HerrierSci-Fi, ComedyLive action

October–December

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2 AnnaVestron PicturesYurek Bogayevicz (director/screenplay); Agnieszka Holland (screenplay); Sally Kirkland, Robert Fields, Paulina Porizkova, Steven Gilborn, Larry Pine, Sofia Coppola, Deirdre O'Connell, David R. EllisDramaLive action
Big Shots20th Century Fox / Lorimar Film EntertainmentRobert 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 BeasleyComedy, AdventureLive action
Like Father Like SonTriStar Pictures / Imagine EntertainmentRod 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 MorrisonComedyLive action
Slam DanceIsland PicturesWayne 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 WareThrillerLive action
9 Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' RollUniversal PicturesTaylor Hackford (director); Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, Johnnie Johnson, Roy Orbison, Joey Spampinato, Chuck Leavell, Bobby Keys, Steve Jordan, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Linda Ronstadt, Etta James, Julian Lennon, Joe Walsh, Ingrid Berry, Bo Diddley, Ahmet Ertegun, The Everly Brothers, John Lennon, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Robbie Robertson, Bruce SpringsteenDocumentaryLive action
The Princess Bride20th Century Fox / Act III CommunicationsRob 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 SavageRomance, ComedyLive action
Someone to Watch Over MeColumbia PicturesRidley 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 BenedettoRomance, Crime, ThrillerLive action
SurrenderWarner Bros. Pictures / Cannon FilmsJerry Belson (director/screenplay); Sally Field, Michael Caine, Steve Guttenberg, Peter Boyle, Jackie Cooper, Julie Kavner, Louise Lasser, ImanComedyLive action
Three O'Clock HighUniversal PicturesPhil 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 MacaulayComedyLive action
14 House of GamesOrion PicturesDavid Mamet (director/screenplay); Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Steven Goldstein, Jack Wallace, Ricky Jay, Mike Nussbaum, J.T. Walsh, Lilia Skala, William H. Macy, Meshach TaylorNeo-Noir, Heist, ThrillerLive action
16 BarflyCannon Films / American ZoetropeBarbet 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 HendersonComedy, DramaLive action
Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night IISamuel Goldwyn Films / Alliance AtlantisBruce 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 BaileySlasherLive action
Hope and GloryColumbia Pictures / Goldcrest Films / Nelson EntertainmentJohn 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 BarrComedy, Drama, WarLive action
WeedsDe Laurentiis Entertainment GroupJohn D. Hancock (director/screenplay); Dorothy Tristan (screenplay); Nick Nolte, Ernie Hudson, Rita Taggart, Mark Rolston, Lane Smith, Joe Mantegna, William Forsythe, John Toles-BeyDramaLive action
The Whales of AugustMetro-Goldwyn-MayerLindsay Anderson (director); David Berry (screenplay); Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern, Harry Carey Jr., Frank Grimes, Margaret Ladd, Tisha Sterling, Mary SteenburgenDramaLive action
23 The Glass MenagerieCineplex Odeon FilmsPaul Newman (director); Tennessee Williams (screenplay); Joanne Woodward, John Malkovich, Karen Allen, James NaughtonDramaLive action
No Man's LandOrion PicturesPeter 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 HartiganCrimeLive action
Prince of DarknessUniversal Pictures / Alive Films / Carolco PicturesJohn 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 GrasmereHorror, SupernaturalLive action
The Sicilian20th Century Fox / Gladden EntertainmentMichael 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 BrancheActionLive action
SuspectTriStar PicturesPeter 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 SearsMystery, DramaLive action
30 Baby BoomUnited ArtistsCharles 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 WhittonRomance, ComedyLive action
Fatal BeautyMetro-Goldwyn-MayerTom 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 HughesAction, Comedy, ThrillerLive action
Gaby: A True StoryTriStar PicturesLuis 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 GoldwynBiography, DramaLive action
The HiddenNew Line CinemaJack 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 ShayeHorror, SupernaturalLive action
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6 Cry FreedomUniversal PicturesRichard 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 MatshikizaEpic, DramaLive action
Death Wish 4: The CrackdownCannon FilmsJ. 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 FontanoAction, CrimeLive action
Hello AgainTouchstone Pictures / Silver Screen PartnersFrank Perry (director); Susan Isaacs (screenplay); Shelley Long, Judith Ivey, Gabriel Byrne, Corbin Bernsen, Sela Ward, Austin Pendleton, Carrie Nye, Robert Lewis, Madeleine Potter, Thor FieldsRomance, Fantasy, ComedyLive action
Hiding OutDe Laurentiis Entertainment GroupBob 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 WalkerComedy, DramaLive action
Less Than Zero20th Century Fox / The Kerner Entertainment CompanyMarek 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 SwansonDramaLive action
Made in HeavenLorimar Film EntertainmentAlan 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 YoungFantasy, ComedyLive action
RusskiesNew Century VistaRick Rosenthal (director); Sheldon Lettich, Michael Nankin, Alan Jay Glueckman (screenplay); Whip Hubley, Joaquin Phoenix, Peter Billingsley, Stefan DeSalle, Susan Walters, Patrick KilpatrickDramaLive action
Steel DawnVestron PicturesLance Hool (director); Doug Lefler (screenplay); Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, Anthony Zerbe, Brion James, Christopher Neame, John Fujioka, Arnold Vosloo, Brett Hool, Marcel Van HeerdenSci-Fi, ActionLive action
13 Cross My HeartUniversal PicturesArmyan 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. ZmedRomance, ComedyLive action
The Running ManTriStar Pictures / Taft Entertainment / HBO FilmsPaul 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 ThorsenSci-Fi, ActionLive action
20 Cinderella (re-release)Walt Disney PicturesClyde 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 GersonAnimation, Musical, FantasyAnimation
Date with an AngelDe Laurentiis Entertainment GroupTom 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 FergusonRomance, Comedy, FantasyLive action
Flowers in the AtticNew World Pictures / Fries EntertainmentJeffrey Bloom (director/screenplay); Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart 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. PeckHorrorLive action
NutsWarner Bros. Pictures / Barwood FilmsMartin 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 MatthewsDramaLive action
Sign o' the TimesCineplex Odeon FilmsPrince (director/screenplay); PrinceConcertLive action
Teen Wolf TooAtlantic Releasing CorporationChristopher 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 BurtonFantasy, ComedyLive action
27 Planes, Trains and AutomobilesParamount Pictures Hughes EntertainmentJohn 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 WindomComedyLive action
Three Men and a BabyTouchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners / Interscope CommunicationsLeonard 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 JoynerComedyLive action
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4 WalkerUniversal PicturesAlex 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 HarrisHistoricalLive action
11 Cold SteelCineTel FilmsDorothy Ann Puzo (director/screenplay); Lisa M. Hansen, Michael Sonye, Moe Quigley (screenplay); Brad Davis, Sharon Stone, Jonathan Banks, Jay Acavone, Adam AntThrillerLive action
Throw Momma from the TrainOrion PicturesDanny 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 WinfreyComedyLive action
Wall Street20th Century FoxOliver 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 StoneDramaLive action
18 *batteries not includedUniversal Pictures / Amblin EntertainmentMatthew 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 SchaalSci-FiLive action
The DeadVestron PicturesJohn 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 HaydenDramaLive action
Eddie Murphy RawParamount PicturesRobert 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 MorrisComedyLive action
IronweedTriStar Pictures / Taft EntertainmentHector 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 McGiverDramaLive action
Leonard Part 6Columbia PicturesPaul Weiland (director); Jonathan Reynolds (screenplay); Bill Cosby, Tom Courtenay, Joe Don Baker, Moses Gunn, Gloria Foster, Victoria Rowell, John Hostetter, Pat ColbertSpy, ComedyLive action
MoonstruckMetro-Goldwyn-MayerNorman 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 ScorseseRomance, ComedyLive action
OverboardMetro-Goldwyn-MayerGarry 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 HessRomance, ComedyLive action
SeptemberOrion PicturesWoody Allen (director/screenplay); Denholm Elliott, Mia Farrow, Elaine Stritch, Jack Warden, Sam Waterston, Dianne Wiest, Rosemary Murphy, Ira Wheeler, Jane CecilDramaLive action
23 The Last EmperorColumbia Pictures / Hemdale Film Corporation / Recorded Picture CompanyBernardo 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 IIIEpic, BiographyLive action
25 Broadcast News20th Century Fox / Gracie FilmsJames 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 JamesComedy, Romance, DramaLive action
Empire of the SunWarner Bros. Pictures / Amblin EntertainmentSteven 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 KataokaEpic, WarLive action
Good Morning, VietnamTouchstone PicturesBarry 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 NguyenComedy, DramaLive action
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the NightNew World Pictures / FilmationHal 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 BeesonAnimation, Fantasy, AdventureAnimation

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Notable deaths

MonthDateNameAgeCountryProfessionNotable films
January 9Arthur Lake81USActor
14Douglas Sirk89GermanyDirector
15Ray Bolger83USActor, Singer
27Norman McLaren72CanadaAnimator, Director
February 1Alessandro Blasetti86ItalyDirector, Screenwriter
23Esmond Knight80UKActor
25James Coco56USActor
25John Collin58UKActor
28Joan Greenwood65UKActress
March 2Randolph Scott89USActor
3Danny Kaye74USActor
7Waldo Salt72USScreenwriter
21Robert Preston68USActor
22Morton Haack62USCostume Designer
28Patrick Troughton67UKActor
April 17Dick Shawn63USActor
19Milt Kahl78USAnimator
May 2Michael Gover73UKActor
14Rita Hayworth68USActress
June 1Khwaja Ahmad Abbas72IndiaDirector, Screenwriter
6Fulton Mackay64UKActor
10Elizabeth Hartman43USActress
13Geraldine Page62USActress
22Fred Astaire88USActor
24Jackie Gleason71USActor
July 3Viola Dana90USActress
7Hannelore Schroth65GermanyActress
15Alfie Bass71UKActor
31Joseph E. Levine81USProducer
August 1Pola Negri90PolandActress
17Clarence Brown97USDirector
21Bombolo56ItalyActor
28John Huston81USActor, Director, Screenwriter
29Lee Marvin63USActor
September 4Richard Marquand49UKDirector
5Bill Fraser79UKActor
13Mervyn LeRoy86USDirector
23Bob Fosse60USDirector, Screenwriter
25Mary Astor81USActress
25Emlyn Williams81UKActress
October 2Madeleine Carroll81UKActress
22Lino Ventura68ItalyActor
November 5Georges Franju75FranceDirector, Screenwriter
December 4Rouben Mamoulian90GeorgiaDirector

Film debuts

See also

References

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