This page lists 30 films I saw in theaters in 1987. My movie database lists only films I see in theaters, not those I see on TV, videotape, DVD, or the internet. My events page lists other performances and events.

I have kept movie date/title/director data consistently since 1982, with additional details since 2010. I also have some incomplete data from earlier years.

See also: 1963 1964 1965 1966 1968 1972 1973 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 All

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Date Title Director Year Theater City
01/11/87 The Mosquito Coast Peter Weir 1986
01/18/87 The Bedroom Window Curtis Hanson 1987
01/22/87 Diary of a Lost Girl G. W. Pabst 1929
01/29/87 The Morning After Sidney Lumet 1986
02/08/87 The Black Widow Bob Rafelson 1987
03/01/87 Star Trek IV Leonard Nimoy 1986
03/08/87 Tin Men Barry Levinson 1987
03/12/87 The Mission Roland Joffe 1986
03/15/87 Radio Days Woody Allen 1987
04/05/87 Platoon Oliver Stone 1986
04/24/87 Extreme Prejudice Walter Hill 1987
04/29/87 Sherman's March Ross McElwee 1986
05/01/87 Hoosiers David Anspaugh 1986
05/17/87 Personal Services Terry Jones 1987
05/23/87 Man Facing Southeast Eliseo Subiela 1986
06/14/87 Rosa Luxemburg Margarethe von Trotta 1986
06/20/87 84 Charing Cross Road David Jones 1987
06/25/87 The Untouchables Brian De Palma 1987
07/12/87 Full Metal Jacket Stanley Kubrick 1987
07/26/87 Swimming to Cambodia Jonathon Demme 1987
07/28/87 Rendez-vous André Téchiné 1985
08/02/87 Prick Up Your Ears Stephen Frears 1987
08/22/87 Wish You Were Here David Leland 1987
09/21/87 Fatal Attraction Adrian Lynne 1987
09/24/87 Dirty Dancing Emile Ardolino 1987
09/26/87 Jean de Florette Claude Berri 1986
10/03/87 Stakeout John Badham 1987
11/22/87 Cry Freedom Richard Attenborough 1987
11/28/87 Hope and Glory John Boorman 1987
12/24/87 The Last Emperor Bernardo Bertolucci 1987