Best award winning movies with low-key lighting from 1987

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

1 A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)

Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful Nieh Hsiao-Tsing, with whom he falls in love.

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1987-07-18 | Fantasy / Action

Cast

Leslie Cheung, Joey Wong

Rating

rating icon 7.274
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    gun fu
  2. Ranked #34 for
    swordsmanship
  3. Ranked #79 for
    propulsive

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2 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.

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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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3 Bagdad Cafe (1987)

A German woman named Jasmin stumbles upon a dilapidated motel/diner in the middle of nowhere. Her unusual appearance and demeanor are at first suspicious to Brenda, the exasperated owner who has difficulty making ends meet. But when an unlikely magic sparks between the two women, this lonely desert outpost is transformed into a thriving and popular oasis.

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1987-11-12 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder

Rating

rating icon 7.209
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #26 for
    razzle-dazzle
  2. Ranked #44 for
    with sleight of hand
  3. Ranked #71 for
    disappearing acting

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4 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

Trailer

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5 The Last Emperor (1987)

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.

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1987-10-04 | Drama / History

Cast

John Lone, Peter O'Toole

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #24 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #30 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #97 for
    hagiography

Trailer

The Last Emperor trailer
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6 Hope and Glory (1987)

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

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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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7 The Untouchables (1987)

Elliot Ness, an ambitious prohibition agent, is determined to take down Al Capone. In order to achieve this goal, he forms a group given the nickname “The Untouchables”.

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1987-06-03 | Crime / History

Cast

Kevin Costner, Sean Connery

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #17 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #97 for
    naff
  3. Ranked #99 for
    hard-nosed

Trailer

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8 StageFright (1987)

While a group of young actors rehearse a new musical about a mass murderer, a notorious psychopath escapes from a nearby insane asylum.

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1987-02-08 | Horror

Cast

Barbara Cupisti, David Brandon

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    Slasher Film
  2. Ranked #45 for
    nifty
  3. Ranked #53 for
    bludgeoned to death

Trailer

StageFright trailer
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9 Fatal Attraction (1987)

For Dan Gallagher, life is good. He is on the rise at his New York law firm, is happily married to his wife, Beth, and has a loving daughter. But, after a casual fling with a sultry book editor named Alex, everything changes. Jilted by Dan, Alex becomes unstable, her behavior escalating from aggressive pursuit to obsessive stalking. Dan realizes that his main problem is not hiding his affair, but rather saving himself and his family.

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1987-09-18 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Douglas, Glenn Close

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #63 for
    like Cape Fear
  2. Ranked #72 for
    unfaithful partner
  3. Ranked #139 for
    monomaniacal

Trailer

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10 Full Metal Jacket (1987)

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

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1987-06-26 | Drama / War

Cast

Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin

Rating

rating icon 8.133
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #74 for
    Aerial Combat
  2. Ranked #82 for
    gung-ho
  3. Ranked #121 for
    hard-nosed

Trailer

Full Metal Jacket trailer
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