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Encyclopedia > 1987 in film
Years in film: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Years in home video: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Years in television: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
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Years: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990

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This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... // Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... This page indexes the individual year in home video pages. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1984. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1985. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1986. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1987. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1988. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1989. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1990. ... This page indexes the individual year in television pages. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1984. ... See also: 1984 in television, other events of 1985, 1986 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1985-86 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1985 in television, other events of 1986, 1987 in television and the list of years in television For the American network television schedule, please see 1986-87 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1986 in television, other events of 1987, 1988 in television and the list of years in television. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1988. ... See also: 1988 in television, other events of 1989, 1990 in television and the list of years in television. For the United States network television schedule, please see 1989-90 United States network television schedule. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1990. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1950s was the decade spanning from the 1st of January, 1950 to the 31st December, 1959. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... Germans dancing on the Berlin Wall in late 1989, the symbol of the cold war divide falls down as the world unites in the 1990s. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...

Events

May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... Tom Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV on July 3, 1962) is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning American actor and film producer. ... Mimi Rogers (born Miriam Spickler, January 27, 1956 in Coral Gables, Florida) is an American movie actress and competitive poker player. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955 as Walter Bruce Willis in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany) is an American actor and singer. ... Demi Moore Demetria Gene Guynes (born November 11, 1962), better known as Demi Moore, is an American actress. ...

Top grossing films

  1. Three Men and a Baby, starring Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg, and Tom Selleck
  2. Fatal Attraction, starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, and Anne Archer
  3. Beverly Hills Cop II, starring Eddie Murphy
  4. Good Morning, Vietnam, starring Robin Williams
  5. Moonstruck, starring Cher, Nicolas Cage
  6. The Untouchables, starring Kevin Costner, Sean Connery and Robert De Niro.
  7. The Secret of My Succe$s, starring Michael J. Fox
  8. Stakeout, starring Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, and Aidan Quinn
  9. Lethal Weapon, starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and Gary Busey
  10. The Witches of Eastwick, starring Susan Sarandon, Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer

Three Men and a Baby is a 1987 comedy film starring Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, and Ted Danson. ... Ted Danson in the TV sitcom Becker Ted Danson (born Edward Bridge Danson III on December 29, 1947 in San Diego, California) is an American actor. ... Steve Guttenberg (August 24, 1958), sometimes credited as Steven Guttenberg, is an American actor. ... Thomas William Selleck (born January 29, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American actor, screenwriter and film producer, best known for his starring role on the long-running television show Magnum P.I.. Rising to 64, Sellecks dark hair, chiseled good looks, muscular and hairy-chested physique, sex... Fatal Attraction is a 1987 thriller about a married man who has an affair with a woman who refuses to allow it end and becomes obsessed with him. ... Douglas at the Cinedom Movie Theater in Cologne, Germany, January, 1997 For other people bearing this name, see Michael Douglas (disambiguation). ... Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is a five time Academy Award-nominated American film and stage actress. ... Anne Archer Anne Archer (born August 24, 1947) is an Academy Award nominated American movie and TV actress. ... Beverly Hills Cop II is a 1987 live-action film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Tony Scott. ... Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American comedian and actor. ... Good Morning, Vietnam is a 1987 comedy/drama film set in Saigon during the Vietnam War, based on the career of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey on Armed Forces Radio Saigon (AFRS), who proves hugely popular with the troops serving in South Vietnam, but infuriates his superiors with what they... Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951[1]) is an Academy Award-winning American actor and comedian. ... Moonstruck is a 1987 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. ... Cher[1] (born Cheryl Sarkisian LaPiere on May 20, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and entertainer. ... Nicolas Cage (born Nicolas Kim Coppola on January 7, 1964)[1] is an award-winning American actor. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Kevin Costner Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is an Oscar winning American film actor and director who has often produced his own films. ... Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is an Oscar-winning Scottish actor and producer who is best known for his portrayal of James Bond. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Secret Of My Success is a 1987 movie starring Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, and Marguerite Whitten. ... For other people named Michael Fox, see Michael Fox (disambiguation). ... The 1987 movie Stakeout stars Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez and Madeleine Stowe. ... Dreyfuss in The Goodbye Girl Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (born October 29, 1947) is an Oscar-winning American actor. ... Emilio Estévez (born May 12, 1962 in New York, New York) is an American actor, director and writer. ... Madeleine Stowe (born August 18, 1958) is an American actress. ... Aidan Quinn (born March 8, 1959 Rockford, Illinois, USA) is an Irish-American actor. ... Lethal Weapon is the first of a series of American movies that were released in 1987, 1989, 1992, and 1998, all starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as a mismatched pair of Los Angeles police officers. ... Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson AO (born January 3, 1956) is an Academy Award-winning American actor, director, and producer. ... Danny Glover at World Social Forum 2003. ... Gary Busey in 1976. ... The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 feature film based on the novel of the same title by John Updike. ... Susan Sarandon (born October 4, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Cher[1] (born Cheryl Sarkisian LaPiere on May 20, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and entertainer. ... Michelle Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated American actress. ...

Awards

ACADEMY AWARDS: 60th Academy Awards Hosts Preshow: Show: Crew Producer: Director: Duration Network The 60th Academy Awards were presented April 29, 1989 at the Shrine Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles. ...

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: // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... This acticle is related to a 1987 film. ... The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. ... Bernardo Bertolucci. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Douglas at the Cinedom Movie Theater in Cologne, Germany, January, 1997 For other people bearing this name, see Michael Douglas (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Cher[1] (born Cheryl Sarkisian LaPiere on May 20, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and entertainer. ... Moonstruck is a 1987 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is an Oscar-winning Scottish actor and producer who is best known for his portrayal of James Bond. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Olympia Dukakis (born June 20, 1931 in Lowell, Massachusetts) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... The Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign Language Film is a yearly US award for the best non-English film released in the period October - September in the country of origin. ... Babettes Feast (Danish: Babettes gæstebud) is an Academy Award winning 1987 Danish movie. ... Gabriel Axel Gabriel Axel (b. ... The 45th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1987, were held on January 23, 1988. ...

Drama:
Best Picture: The Last Emperor
Best Actor: Michael Douglas - Wall Street
Best Actress: Sally Kirkland - Anna
Musical or Comedy:
Best Picture: Hope and Glory
Best Actor: Robin Williams - Good Morning, Vietnam
Best Actress: Cher - Moonstruck
Other
Best Director: Bernardo Bertolucci - The Last Emperor
Best Foreign Language Film: My Life as a Dog, Sweden

PALM D'OR (Cannes Film Festival): Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Sally Kirkland (born October 31, 1944) is an American actress. ... Anna is a 1987 film which tells the story of a Czech actress, looking for work in New York City, who sees her protege shine while she herself struggles. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... Hope and Glory is a 1987 film which tells the story of a boy growing up in the Blitz in London during World War II. The film is a pseudoautobiographical account of writer/director John Boormans early life. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951[1]) is an Academy Award-winning American actor and comedian. ... Good Morning, Vietnam is a 1987 comedy/drama film set in Saigon during the Vietnam War, based on the career of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey on Armed Forces Radio Saigon (AFRS), who proves hugely popular with the troops serving in South Vietnam, but infuriates his superiors with what they... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... For the main article see Golden Globe Awards. ... My Life as a Dog (Swedish Mitt liv som hund) is a Swedish film from 1985 directed by Lasse Hallström and based on a novel by Reidar Jönsson. ... The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ...

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

GOLDEN LION (Venice Film Festival): Under the Sun of Satan (French language: Sous le soleil de Satan) is a 1987 film directed by Maurice Pialat. ... Maurice Pialat (August 21, 1925 - January 11, 2003) was a French film director and actor. ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ...

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

GOLDEN BEAR (Berlin Film Festival): Au revoir, les enfants (French: Goodbye, children) is a 1987 film written, produced and directed by Louis Malle. ... Louis Malle (October 30, 1932 – November 23, 1995) was a French film director. ... The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most important film festivals in Europe and the world. ...

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

Films released in 1987

Adventures in Babysitting is a 1987 film written by David Simkins and directed by Chris Columbus and starring Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Anthony Rapp, and Keith Coogan. ... LAmi de mon amie (English titles: My Girlfriends Boyfriend and Boyfriends And Girlfriends) is a 1987 film directed by Éric Rohmer. ... Angel Heart is a 1987 horror movie written and directed by Alan Parker, starring Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet and Robert De Niro. ... Anna is a 1987 film which tells the story of a Czech actress, looking for work in New York City, who sees her protege shine while she herself struggles. ... Aria is a 1987 British film, in Italian, French and German, made up of ten short pieces directed by a variety of different directors, based on pieces of classical music. ... Au revoir, les enfants (French: Goodbye, children) is a 1987 film written, produced and directed by Louis Malle. ... Babettes Feast (Danish: Babettes gæstebud) is an Academy Award winning 1987 Danish movie. ... Baby Boom is a 1987 film starring Diane Keaton. ... Diane Keaton (born January 5, 1946) is an American film actress, director, and producer. ... Bad Taste is a low-budget 1987 cult film, one of the first directed by Peter Jackson, in which aliens invade the fictional New Zealand village of Kaihoro (population 78) in order to harvest human beings for their intergalactic fast food franchise but are repelled by a four-man paramilitary... Peter Jackson CNZM (born October 31, 1961) is a three-time Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA winning New Zealand filmmaker best known as the director of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, which he, along with his long time partner, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens adapted from the novels... Bagdad Café (a. ... The Bedroom Window was a 1987 thriller directed by Curtis Hanson. ... Bellman and True (1987). ... The Belly of an Architect is a 1987 movie directed by Peter Greenaway. ... Beverly Hills Cop II is a 1987 live-action film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Tony Scott. ... DVD cover of The Big Easy The Big Easy is a 1987 film that takes place in New Orleans. ... The five main characters, from left to right: Radio, Blanky, Toaster, Lampy, and Kirby. ... Broadcast News is a 1987 romantic comedy about a brilliant yet prickly reporter (Albert Brooks), his charming but admittedly far less seasoned rival (William Hurt), and their virtuoso producer (Holly Hunter), who has daily emotional breakdowns. ... Dark Eyes (also known as Oci ciornie and Ochi chyornye) is a 1986 Italian and Russian language film which tells the story of a 19th century married Italian who falls in love with a married Russian woman. ... Dirty Dancing is a 1987 musical and romance film directed by Emile Ardolino. ... Fatal Attraction is a 1987 thriller about a married man who has an affair with a woman who refuses to allow it end and becomes obsessed with him. ... Fatal Beauty is a 1987 comedy-drama film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Sam Elliott. ... Five Corners is the local name of an intersection of five streets in the Ironbound section of Newark, New Jersey. ... Tim Robbins at Cannes, 2001 Height: 6 ft 4 in / 1. ... Jodie Foster (born November 19, 1962) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, director, and producer. ... John Turturro (born February 28, 1957) is an Italian-American actor noted for his performances in To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), The Color of Money (1986), Five Corners (1987), Do the Right Thing (1989), and Men of Respect (1991). ... Full Metal Jacket (1987) is a film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on the novel The Short-Timers by Gustav Hasford. ... Innerspace is a 1987 science fiction comedy film directed by Joe Dante and produced by Steven Spielberg. ... The Gate is a 1987 horror movie starring Stephen Dorff and directed by Tibor Takács. ... Good Morning, Vietnam is a 1987 comedy/drama film set in Saigon during the Vietnam War, based on the career of Adrian Cronauer, a disc jockey on Armed Forces Radio Saigon (AFRS), who proves hugely popular with the troops serving in South Vietnam, but infuriates his superiors with what they... The Hidden was a 1987 science fiction, horror film from New Line Cinema. ... Hiding Out is a 1987 movie starring Jon Cryer as Wall Street broker hiding out with cousin Keith Coogan as the mob tries to kill him. ... Jon Cryer (born on April 16, 1965 in New York, NY), is an American actor, writer and producer. ... Hope and Glory is a 1987 film which tells the story of a boy growing up in the Blitz in London during World War II. The film is a pseudoautobiographical account of writer/director John Boormans early life. ... This acticle is related to a 1987 film. ... The Living Daylights is the fifteenth James Bond film made by EON Productions. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Lethal Weapon is the first of a series of American movies that were released in 1987, 1989, 1992, and 1998, all starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as a mismatched pair of Los Angeles police officers. ... Masters of the Universe is a 1987 science fiction/fantasy film based on the toy line by the same name. ... Dolph Lundgren (born Hans Lundgren, November 3, 1959) is a Swedish actor. ... Courteney Cox Arquette (born Courteney Bass Cox on June 15, 1964) is an American actress and former fashion model, best known for her role as Monica Geller in the long-running television series Friends. ... Matewan is a 1987 movie by John Sayles, illustrating the events of a coal mine-workers strike and attempt to unionize in 1921 in Matewan, a small town in the hills of West Virginia. ... Mio in the Land of Faraway (Swedish title: Mio min Mio) is a 1987 film produced in cooperation with companies from Sweden, Norway, and the Soviet Union. ... The Monster Squad is a comedy/horror film written by Shane Black and Fred Dekker and directed by Fred Dekker (who also wrote/directed Night of the Creeps). ... Moonstruck is a 1987 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. ... Mr. ... Mike MacDonald is a Canadian stand-up comedian and actor. ... Jan Smithers on the cover of Newsweek, March 21, 1966 Karin Jan Smithers (born July 3, 1949) is an American television and film actress. ... Lars Hallström (born Lasse Hallström on 2 June 1946) is a Swedish director. ... Overboard is a movie starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell that was released in the Summer of 1987. ... Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American actor. ... Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress, director and producer. ... Pelle the Conqueror (Danish: ; Swedish: ) is a 1987 film in Danish and Swedish which tells the story of two Swedish immigrants to Denmark, a father and son, who try to build a new life for themselves. ... Predator is a science fiction movie directed by John McTiernan and released on June 12, 1987. ... The Principal is a 1987 film starring James Belushi and Louis Gossett, Jr. ... Prince of Darkness (also known as John Carpenters Prince of Darkness) is a 1987 American horror film directed, written and scored by John Carpenter, starring Donald Pleasence, Victor Wong and Jameson Parker. ... Sir Donald Pleasence (October 5, 1919 - February 2, 1995) was an English actor. ... Francis Jameson Parker Jr. ... Victor Wong (31 July 1927 - 12 September 2001) (Chinese: 黃自強; pinyin: Huáng Zìqiáng) was a Chinese American actor who appeared mostly in small roles. ... The Princess Bride is a 1987 film, based on the 1973 novel by William Goldman, combining comedy, adventure, romance and fantasy. ... Red Sorghum (紅高梁, Pinyin: Hong gao liang) is a 1987 Chinese film, the first to be directed by Zhang Yimou, based off a novel by Mo Yan. ... Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise was the sequel to the 1984 film Revenge of the Nerds. ... Robert Carradine as Lewis Skolnick Robert Carradine (born March 24, 1954) is an American actor. ... Courtney Thorne-Smith Courtney Thorne-Smith (born November 8, 1967) is an American actress. ... RoboCop is a 1987 science fiction action movie, directed by Paul Verhoeven and Daniel Stadler. ... Peter Weller Peter Weller (born June 24, 1947, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States) is an American film actor and lecturer. ... Roxanne is a comedy film released in 1987, starring Steve Martin and Daryl Hannah. ... Stephen Glenn Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, musician and composer. ... Daryl Christine Hannah (born December 3, 1960) is an American film actress. ... The Secret Of My Success is a 1987 movie starring Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, and Marguerite Whitten. ... The 1987 film Some Kind of Wonderful stars Eric Stoltz, Lea Thompson, and Mary Stuart Masterson. ... Eric Stoltz (born September 30, 1961) is an American actor widely considered one of the most prominent and diverse performers in independent film. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Lea Thompson in Back to the Future. ... Spaceballs is a science fiction spoof film written, directed by, and starring Mel Brooks. ... Mel Brooks in the 2005 film of The Producers Mel Brooks (born June 28, 1926) is an American actor, writer, director, and producer best known as a creator of broad film farces and comedy parodies, or as he says, spoofs. ... Square Dance was a movie written by Alan Hines, directed by Daniel Petrie and first released on March, 1987. ... The 1987 movie Stakeout stars Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez and Madeleine Stowe. ... Straight to Hell is a song by The Clash, from their album Combat Rock. ... Summer School was a 1987 movie about the travails of a high-school gym teacher who is forced to teach an English class for a bunch of maladjusted goof-off students. ... Courtney Thorne-Smith Courtney Thorne-Smith (born November 8, 1967) is an American actress. ... Superman IV: The Quest For Peace is a 1987 film, the last of the Superman theatrical movies. ... Christopher Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, director, producer and writer. ... Teen Wolf Too is a 1987 film, starring Jason Bateman and John Astin, about a teenager who turns into a werewolf. ... Three Men and a Baby is a 1987 comedy film starring Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, and Ted Danson. ... Tropic Of Ice Tropic of Ice (Jään kääntöpiiri) is a Finnish spy film shot in Finland and the UK. It was directed by Lauri Törvönen and released in 1987. ... Under the Sun of Satan (French language: Sous le soleil de Satan) is a 1987 film directed by Maurice Pialat. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... WAITING FOR THE MOON (1987) This film shows the relationship between some very famous writers and artists during the 20th century, especially during the period 1920 - 1930. ... Walker is a 1987 motion picture by British director Alex Cox based on the life story of William Walker, the American filibuster who invaded Mexico in the 1850s and made himself President of Nicaragua shortly thereafter. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Wish You Were Here is a 1987 British dramatic/comedy film starring Emily Lloyd and Tom Bell. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Tom Bell (August 2, 1933 – October 4, 2006) was an English actor on stage, film and television. ... The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 feature film based on the novel of the same title by John Updike. ... Withnail and I is a British film made in 1987 by Handmade Films. ...

Births

February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jesse Adam McCartney (born April 9, 1987) is an American pop singer and actor. ... September 22 is the 265th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (266th in leap years). ... Thomas Andrew Felton (born September 22, 1987) is an English actor. ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hilary Erhard Duff[1] (born September 28, 1987) is an American actress and singer. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ...

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