Best award winning movies with stunning scenery from 1987

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

1 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

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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

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3 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.

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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

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4 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.

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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

Trailer

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5 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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6 Housekeeping (1987)

In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.

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1987-11-25 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Christine Lahti, Sara Walker

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #51 for
    good girl
  2. Ranked #130 for
    elegiac
  3. Ranked #168 for
    like The Last Picture Show

Trailer

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7 The Whales of August (1987)

Two aged sisters reflect on life and the past during a late summer day in Maine.

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1987-10-14 | Drama

Cast

Bette Davis, Lillian Gish

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #99 for
    cantankerous
  2. Ranked #224 for
    prickly
  3. Ranked #230 for
    flirtatious

Trailer

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8 Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead so they decide to take it home (there could be some money in this). As you guessed, it isn't dead. Far from being the ferocious monster they fear "Harry" to be, he's a friendly giant.

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1987-06-05 | Comedy / Family

Cast

John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon

Rating

rating icon 6.083
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #168 for
    sleazy
  2. Ranked #210 for
    titan
  3. Ranked #222 for
    harmless fun

Trailer

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9 The Princess Bride (1987)

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.

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1987-09-25 | Adventure / Family

Cast

Cary Elwes, Robin Wright

Rating

rating icon 7.681
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #54 for
    swashbuckler
  2. Ranked #65 for
    swordsmanship
  3. Ranked #72 for
    most quotable

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10 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.

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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

Trailer

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