Best award winning movies with an innocence of youth from 1987

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with an innocence of youth from 1987! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with an innocence of youth from 1987, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Au Revoir les Enfants (1987)

Au revoir les enfants tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss concerning two boys living in Nazi-occupied France. At a provincial Catholic boarding school, the precocious youths enjoy true camaraderie—until a secret is revealed. Based on events from writer-director Malle’s own childhood, the film is a subtle, precisely observed tale of courage, cowardice, and tragic awakening.

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1987-10-07 | Drama / War

Cast

Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö

Rating

rating icon 7.513
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #89 for
    life and limb story
  2. Ranked #94 for
    tour de force
  3. Ranked #117 for
    Treasure Hunt

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2 Empire of the Sun (1987)

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirit, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

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1987-12-09 | Drama / History

Cast

Christian Bale, John Malkovich

Rating

rating icon 7.521
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #124 for
    spoiled brat
  2. Ranked #152 for
    Aerial Combat
  3. Ranked #173 for
    most underrated

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3 The Dead (1987)

After a convivial holiday dinner party, things begin to unravel when a husband and wife address some prickly issues concerning their marriage.

Info

1987-09-03 | Drama

Cast

Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann

Rating

rating icon 6.926
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #85 for
    with epiphany moments
  2. Ranked #86 for
    plangent sound
  3. Ranked #145 for
    elegiac

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4 Hope and Glory (1987)

A middle-aged man recalls his childhood growing up in and around London during World War II.

Info

1987-09-03 | Drama / War

Cast

Sebastian Rice-Edwards, Geraldine Muir

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    tetchy
  2. Ranked #108 for
    cantankerous
  3. Ranked #132 for
    childhood

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5 Babette's Feast (1987)

A French housekeeper with a mysterious past brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late 19th century Denmark.

Info

1987-08-11 | Drama

Cast

Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer

Rating

rating icon 7.246
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    tetchy
  2. Ranked #12 for
    gastronomic
  3. Ranked #133 for
    like Chef

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6 Pelle the Conqueror (1987)

In the late 19th century, two Swedish emigrants, Lasse Karlsson and his son Pelle, arrive on the Danish island of Bornholm hoping to find work on a farm and save enough money to travel to the United States of America.

Info

1987-12-21 | Drama

Cast

Pelle Hvenegaard, Max von Sydow

Rating

rating icon 7.287
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #78 for
    foster father
  2. Ranked #113 for
    pop-cultural
  3. Ranked #249 for
    capturing the zeitgeist

Trailer

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7 Dirty Dancing (1987)

Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer—and unexpectedly falling in love.

Info

1987-08-21 | Drama / Music

Cast

Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze

Rating

rating icon 7.34
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #40 for
    like Inside Llewyn Davis
  2. Ranked #69 for
    groovy soundtrack
  3. Ranked #126 for
    barn-burner

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8 Where Is The Friend's House? (1987)

An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.

Info

1987-07-01 | Drama / Family

Cast

Babek Ahmed Poor, Ahmed Ahmed Poor

Rating

rating icon 7.931
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #44 for
    didactic
  2. Ranked #98 for
    prosaic
  3. Ranked #157 for
    broad perspective

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9 Maurice (1987)

After his lover rejects him, Maurice attempts to come to terms with his sexuality within the restrictiveness of Edwardian society.

Info

1987-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

James Wilby, Hugh Grant

Rating

rating icon 7.576
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #98 for
    soggy
  2. Ranked #130 for
    like Pride & Prejudice
  3. Ranked #134 for
    blue-collar

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10 Wings of Desire (1987)

Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds -- with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk -- that it might be possible for him to take human form.

Info

1987-09-23 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin

Rating

rating icon 7.765
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #89 for
    freak show
  2. Ranked #101 for
    elegiac
  3. Ranked #102 for
    harsh sound

Trailer

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