List of LGBT-related films of 1987

This is a list of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender-related films released in 1987. It contains theatrically released films that deal with important gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender characters or issues and may have same-sex romance or relationships as a plot device.

FilmsEdit

Title Director Country Genre Cast Notes
Baba-It Jonathan Sagall Israel Short Ronna Cohen, Serjio Elmand, Amikam Levi, Judi Litani, Gita Luka, Julian Maurier, Ruth Sagalle and Shmuel Vilozni aka At Home
Beyond Therapy Robert Altman United States Comedy Julie Hagerty, Jeff Goldblum, Glenda Jackson, Tom Conti, Christopher Guest, Geneviève Page, Cris Campion, Sandrine Dumas, Bertrand Bonvoisin, Nicole Evans, Louis-Marie Taillefer, Matthew Leonard-Lesniak and Laure Killing Based on the play of the same name by Christopher Durang
Bright Eyes Stuart Marshall United Kingdom Documentary Michael Callen and Stuart Marshall Produced for Britain's Channel 4, detailing the various factors about the true nature of the threat posed by AIDS.[1] One of the most important videos about AIDS' said critic Douglas Crimp.[2]
Burglar Hugh Wilson Canada
United States
Comedy Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait Based on the novel The Burglar in the Closet by Lawrence Block
Damned If You Don't Su Friedrich United States Short Peggy Healey, Makea MacDonald and Ela Troyano
Friends Forever (Venner for altid) Stefan Henszelman Denmark Drama Rita Angela, Carsten Morch, Lars Kylmann Jacobsen, Trine Torp Hansen, Thomas Sigsgaard, Christine Skou, Claus Bender Mortensen, Morten Stig Christensen, Mika Heilmann, Thomas Elholm, Lilla Nielsen, Rasmus Bay Barlby, Christian Kamienski, Claus Steenstrup Nielsen and Christian Adam Garnov
Funny Boy Christian Le Hémonet France Comedy, drama Gérard Lecaillon, Valérie Mairesse, Anaïs Jeanneret, Sacha Briquet, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Gérard Rinaldi, Katherine Erhardy (credited as Catherine Erhardy), Gaëlle Legrand, Annouck Dupont, Brenda Kane, Agnès Blanchot, Anouchka Roïtman, Jacques Herlin, Macha Béranger and Jacques Bouanich
The Gold Rimmed Glasses Giuliano Montaldo Italy
France
Yugoslavia
Drama Philippe Noiret, Rupert Everett, Valeria Golino, Nicola Farron, Stefania Sandrelli, Rade Markovic, Roberto Herlitzka, Luca Zingaretti and Ivana Despotovic a.k.a. Gli occhiali d'oro
The Heart Exposed (Le Cœur découvert) Jean-Yves Laforce Canada Drama Michel Poirier, Gilles Renaud
I've Heard the Mermaids Singing Patricia Rozema Canada Comedy, drama Sheila McCarthy, Paule Baillargeon, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Richard Monette, John Evans and Brenda Kamino
Law of Desire Pedro Almodóvar Spain Romance, comedy, drama Eusebio Poncela, Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Miguel Molina, Manuela Velasco, Bibi Andersen, father and son Fernando Guillén and Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Helga Liné, Nacho Martínez and Germán Cobos The winner of the Teddy Award for best feature film at the 37th Berlin International Film Festival.
Less than Zero Marek Kanievska United States Drama Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr.
Maurice James Ivory United Kingdom Romance, drama James Wilby, Hugh Grant, Rupert Graves, Denholm Elliott, Simon Callow, Billie Whitelaw, Barry Foster, Judy Parfitt, Phoebe Nicholls, Ben Kingsley, Patrick Godfrey, Mark Tandy, Kitty Aldridge, Helena Michell, Catherine Rabett and Peter Eyre Based on the novel of the same name by E. M. Forster
Mannequin Michael Gottlieb United States Romance, comedy Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader, G. W. Bailey, Meshach Taylor, Carole Davis, Steve Vinovich and Christopher Maher
Mga Anak ni Facifica Falayfay Romy S. Villaflor Philippines Comédia Dolphy, Roderick Paulate, Zsa Zsa Padilla
Night Angels Wilson Barros Brazil Drama Zezé Motta, Antônio Fagundes, Marco Nanini, Chiquinho Brandão, Aida Leiner, Cláudio Mamberti, Aldo Bueno, Ana Ramalho, José Rubens Chachá, Letícia Imbassahy, Guilherme Leme, Be Valério, Marília Pêra, Sérgio Mamberti and Arrigo Barnabé a.k.a. Anjos de Noite
Night Zoo Jean-Claude Lanzon Canada Crime, drama Gilles Maheu, Lunne Adams, Roger Lebel aka Un Zoo La Nuit
No Way Out Roger Donaldson United States Thriller Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young Based on the novel The Big Clock by Kenneth Fearing
Prick Up Your Ears Stephen Frears United Kingdom Comedy, drama Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Frances Barber, Janet Dale, Julie Walters, Bert Parnaby, Margaret Tyzack, Lindsay Duncan, Wallace Shawn and Joan Sanderson Based on a biography of Joe Orton by John Lahr
She Must Be Seeing Things Sheila McLaughlin United States Drama Lois Weaver, Sheila Dabney, Kyle deCamp, John Erdman, Ed Bowes and Peggy Shaw
Surrender Jerry Belson United States Comedy Sally Field, Michael Caine, Steve Guttenberg
Taxi nach Kairo Frank Ripploh Germany Frank Ripploh, Christine Neubauer, Udo Schenk
Three Bewildered People in the Night Gregg Araki United States Drama Darcy Marta, John Lacques and Mark Howell First feature film by New Queer Cinema director Gregg Araki. Winner of the 1987 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Independent-Experimental Award.[3]
Too Outrageous! Richard Benner Canada Comedy Craig Russell, Hollis McLaren Sequel to the 1977 drag queen comedy Outrageous!
Tough Guys Don't Dance Norman Mailer United States Crime Drama Ryan O'Neal, Isabella Rossellini, Debra Sandlund
Vera Sérgio Toledo Brazil Drama Ana Beatriz Nogueira, Norma Blum, Raul Cortez, Carlos Kroeber, Adriana Abujamra, Cida Almeida, Liana Duval, Abrahão Farc, Aida Leiner and Imara Reis Based on the life of transsexual writer/poet Anderson Bigode Herzer
Waiting for the Moon Jill Godmilow United States Drama Linda Hunt, Linda Bassett, Bernadette Lafont
Withnail and I Bruce Robinson United Kingdom Drama Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown, Michael Elphick, Eddie Tagoe, Daragh O'Malley, Michael Wardle, Una Brandon-Jones and Noel Johnson

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bright Eyes Stuart Marshall". vdb.org. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Bright Eyes". ica.art. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  3. ^ Do the Right Thing wins honors