1987 Romantic Drama Movies

Public list by WPS with 30 movies or TV shows/series

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Dirty Dancing(1987)

| 1h 40min | Drama, Music, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 2,723 votes)

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.

Babette's Feast(1987)

| 1h 42min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 158 votes)

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.


| 2h 20min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.8/5 (with 224 votes)

After his lover rejects him, a young man in early 20th century England, trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society, tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

Some Kind of Wonderful(1987)

| 1h 35min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 200 votes)

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.

Someone to Watch Over Me(1987)

| 1h 46min | Drama, Romance / Love, Thriller
3.0/5 (with 73 votes)

Claire Gregory, an upper class New York personality, witnesses a murder in a luxurious nightclub. Detective Mike Keegan, recently promoted, is assigned to protect her.

Red Sorghum(1988)

1h 31min | Drama, War, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 81 votes)

An old leper who owned a remote sorghum winery dies. Jiu'er, the wife bought by the leper, and her lover, identified only as "my Grandpa" by the narrator, take over the winery and set up an idealized quasi-matriarchal community headed by Jiu'er. When the Japanese invaders subject the area to their rule and cut down the sorghum to make way for a road, the community rises up and resists as the sorghum grows anew.

Boyfriends and Girlfriends(1987)

3.5/5 (with 38 votes)

Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Léa, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Léa is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Léa's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied whenever she meets him. Léa goes on holiday and Blanche, still smitten with the dashing Alexandre, begins to get to get know Fabien. A classic Rohmer moral tale.

China Girl(1987)

| 1h 30min | Romance / Love, Crime, Drama
3.1/5 (with 19 votes)

Teenage lovers Tony (Richard Panebianco) and Tyan-Hwa (Sari Chang) tip the balance of power in New York's Little Italy and Chinatown.

An Autumn's Tale(1987)

1h 38min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 16 votes)

A story about a New York Chinatown cab driver who falls for college student.

Directed by Mabel Cheung - With Chow Yun-fat, Cherie Chung, Danny Chan

Malady of Love(1987)

2.5/5 (with 4 votes)

Two physicians, one old and one young, fall in love with the same woman, Juliette, a quixotic hairdresser. First, she is with Raoul, the older one; then passion for Clément, the younger doctor, takes over. Raoul fights back, playing on Clément's guilt and Juliette's lack of self-assurance; then, Clément makes his case to Juliette, abandons his fiancée, and takes her to the provinces where he sets up practice and asks her to have a baby. She panics and abruptly leaves Clément, taking up with Raoul again. When she contracts Hodgkin's disease and the treatment does no good, Raoul believes she has the malady of love. Is there a cure?


1h 39min | Comedy, Drama
2.2/5 (with 4 votes)

A successful aging dancer takes a young female protegee.

A Hazard of Hearts(1987)

4.2/5 (with 8 votes)

When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, he stakes his daughter's hand in marriage, convinced that this time he will not lose. Unfortunately, however, he does lose; to the evil Lord Wrotham. Unable to return home and tell his daughter that he has lost her in a game of dice, Sir Giles kills himself there and then. Lord Vulcan, who has witnessed the events, takes pity on Serena Staverley, although they have never met. He challenges Lord Wrotham to a game of dice in which the winner takes both Staverley Court and Miss Serena.

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Dragonflies in the Spraying Rain(1987)

2h 31min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.9/5 (with 11 votes)

Jayakrishnan falls in love with two girls, Radha (a villager) and Clara (a sex-worker), and fights his confusion about whom he should marry and spend his life with.

Directed by P. Padmarajan - With Mohanlal, Sumalata, Parvathy, Ashokan

Final Victory(1987)

3.2/5 (with 6 votes)

Shy and timid Hung is asked by his jailbird brother to look after his mistress and his unsuspecting wife. Chaos and many hilarious situations arise when Hung is caught between the two women.

Directed by Patrick Tam - With Chen Jing, Eric Tsang, Tsui Hark, Dennis Chan

Manivathoorile Aayiram Sivarathrikal(1987)

2h 16min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 1 vote)

13 year old Vineetha and her father, Dr. Vinayachandran goes to visit her grandfather John Samuel in Ooty on the death anniversary of Veena's mother Neena who died in a tragic accident. The movie flashes back to when Vinay meets Neena at a Church Service and falls in love.

Directed by Fazil - With Mammootty, Suhasini Maniratnam, M. G. Soman, Devan

Padamati Sandhya Ragam(1987)

2h 22min | Romance / Love

The story of an Indian girl falling in love with an American in 80s USA.

Having Lied Once...(1988)

1h 36min | Drama, Romance / Love
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Set in the Soviet Union the film is a chronicle of a life of one successful artist: his family, his friends, his clients, and his artworks.

Directed by Vladimir Bortko - With Yury Belyayev


5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Rajat and Mukta meet each other and fall in love. They get married and live in harmony for a few years. Then Mukta starts suspecting that Rajat is having an affair with Sheetal Puri, and then misunderstandings and distrust start, and snowball. Finally, they decide to separate and go their own ways. After their separation, Mukta finds out that she is pregnant, and would like Rajat to see his child, and hopes for a reconciliation. It is then she meets Sheetal, who tells her in no uncertain terms, that Rajat and she belong together, and Rajat has no intention of coming back to Mukta.

Kreytserova Sonata(1987)

2h 38min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.4/5 (with 5 votes)

A revelatory discussion on a train. Based on Leo Tolstoy's novel of the same name.

Kurtar Beni(1987)

1h 30min | Romance / Love

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Walang Karugtong Ang Nakaraan(1987)

1h 43min | Drama

A widower found a strong resemblance between his late wife and the tutor of his daughter. Because he never got over his loss he courted and married her and then proceeded to remake her in the image of his wife. Naive and very much in love she obeyed his wishes and only later realized that her husband was not really in love with her but only with a memory.

Directed by Leroy Salvador

Captive Hearts(1987)

1h 37min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

December 1944. As their bomber is shot down during a mission over Japan, Sergeant McManus and Robert, a young lieutenant, have no other choice but make a parachute jump. They are captured by local villagers and are saved from execution by Fukushima, the village elder. McManus never accepts his lot unlike Robert, who soon takes an interest in Japanese customs and rites. More, he falls in love with pretty Miyoko, Fukushima's widowed daughter-in-law.


2h 22min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

It tells the story of a college student Lal played by Mohanlal, who takes on 3 Masters degree in college and continues as a student in the college as he was an orphan. He lives in a home nearby college made from the money of his unknown father. From time of his memory he lives in an orphanage, now he is in college and he do not want to leave the college. The story revolves around the college and various events happening in the college.

Enga Ooru Pattukaran(1987)

Seethan, a poor milkman, and Shenbagam, the daughter of a landlord, love each other despite their social differences. Problems arise when her father fixes her marriage with a rich man.

Directed by Gangai Amaran - With Ramarajan

Chinna Poove Mella Pesu(1987)

Raja, a clever student, challenges Rekha, a rich and arrogant girl, to become the number one student. Rekha is the daughter of Michael. She loses but she falls in love with Raja. David, a former student, is now an alcoholic. During his college days, he fell in love with Esther but Shanthi was in love with David. Michael, Esther's father, was against their love. He beat David to death and Esther committed suicide but David survived. David tries to help the young lovers against Michael.

Muvva Gopaludu(1987)

2h 17min

Dr. Nirmala (Vijayashanti), an orphan Christian girl, lives in a convent and wants to become a nun. She is sent to a village to Father Lawrence (Gollapudi Maruti Rao) and she works as a doctor in the village, where she meets an innocent youth, Muvva Gopala Krishna Prasad / Gopi (Nandamuri Balakrishna); Gopi and Nirmala fall in love with each other and after struggle Basava Raju finally accepts their marriage with Nagalakshmi's help. But Cunning Basava Raju prepares the puberty ceremony of Krishnaveni (Shobhana), Gopi's niece, and manages to hide a Thaali inside a flower garland. Gopi, as an uncle, puts the flower garland around Krishnaveni's neck and he gets married with her without knowing. Nagalakshmi complains against Basava Raju for arranging a child marriage, but the complaint is withdrawn. The rest of the story is what happens to Gopi and Nirmala.

Besame Mucho(1987)

1h 48min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 1 vote)

The story of two couples - Xico and Olga, Tuca and Dina - through 20 years of friendship, from adolescent dreams to maturity frustrations. They meet in a small town in the State of São Paulo, but one of the couples decides to try their luck in the big city. As background, the political events in the 60's and 70's, and how they affect their lives.


2h 14min | Romance / Love, Drama

Anand, a popular singer, relentlessly pursues a girl called Latha. When he manages to win her heart they decide to get married but misunderstandings creep in, leading them to split.

Directed by C. V. Rajendran - With Prabhu Ganesan


1h 23min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 6 votes)

Looking for the money for a drink, an alcoholic gets a Newfoundland dog as a present from a stranger at a bird fair. He'll soon find out that the animal is not only able to speak, but to get him to give up drinking as well. Now he's determined to get rid of the dog, but that won't be an easy task.


2h 21min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Rajesh (Nagarjuna) is a racy youngster who falls in love with Alekhya (Rajani). Things go well when Rajesh and Alekhya plan to get married and it is when a root of suspicion lands in Rajesh’s mind through a friend. The suspicion is something about the character of Alekhya and when Rajesh enquires about it, the latter gets furious. She questions Rajesh asking how can he suspect her by believing a friend’s word and also comes to a conclusion that his love is not worth of accepting. The impulsive natured Rajesh also finds her questioning arrogant and the couple breaks up. But the real trouble starts for Rajesh after Alekhya leaves him and he starts feeling sorry for his impulsive nature. Alekhya marries another guy (Sudhakar) shown by her parents and Rajesh is distraught. The rest of the story is about what would happen to Rajesh and whether Alekhya forgives him or not.

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