British TV & Films 1987 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (1987)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A gentleman sleuth solves mysteries and falls in love with a detective novelist.

Stars: Harriet Walter, Edward Petherbridge, Richard Morant, Rowena Cooper

Votes: 182

2. A Small Problem (1987– )

30 min | Comedy

Satire on apartheid and prejudice set in a version of Britain where anyone under 5 feet tall was considered a second class citizen and sent to live in tower-block ghettos.

Stars: Paul Haley, Patrick Moore, Christopher Ryan, Mike Elles

Votes: 23

3. Bloody New Year (1987)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Five shipwrecked English teenagers take refuge in an island hotel that is decorated for New Years. The problem is, it's early summer, and soon enough, even the walls themselves are striking out against them...

Director: Norman J. Warren | Stars: Suzy Aitchison, Nikki Brooks, Daniel James, Mark Powley

Votes: 746

4. Body Contact (1987)

75 min | Drama, Musical, Thriller

Rock musical set in the future, around Tottenham and Hackney. Taxi driver, Smiley, helps beautiful Dominique Renoir, who is on the run from her violent Mafia boyfriend.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Harry Fowler, Christopher Fulford, Tony Hippolyte, Miriam Margolyes

Votes: 33

6. Born of Fire (1987)

R | 84 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A musician searches for the Master Flautist, a supernatural creature who is planning to blow up the world.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Peter Firth, Suzan Crowley, Stefan Kalipha, Orla Pederson

Votes: 358

9. Child of Love (1987)

92 min | Drama

Drama about a child caught between his warring parents.

Director: Peter Jefferies | Stars: Delyth Wyn, Staffan Morgan, Cadfan Roberts, Sharon Morgan

10. Crash (1987)

In the aftermath of a car crash, Maggie awaits rescue. When help arrives, matters take a turn for the worse.

Director: John Stewart | Stars: Niamh Mahon, Nikki McKay, Darren Fury, Tim Jones

Votes: 9

11. William Tell (1987– )

26 min | Adventure

In Switzerland in the 14th Century, William Tell and his son Matthew are imprisoned by the tyrannical Gessler. Having split the apple on his son's head with his crossbow, much to Gessler's ... See full summary »

Stars: Will Lyman, Jeremy Clyde, Nick Brimble, David Barry Gray

Votes: 372

12. Crystalstone (1987)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Deserted by their father and with their mother dead, nine-year-old Pablo and his little sister Maria refuse to be separated from each other by their caretaker aunt. With a cross as their ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Peláez | Stars: Frank Grimes, Kamlesh Gupta, Laura Goodwin, Edward Kelsey

Votes: 106

13. Dead Entry (1987– )

25 min

When two teenagers witness a dead diver being hauled out of the murky water of Bristol docks, they stumble into the middle of a spy intrigue uniting ecology and the Cold War.

Stars: Duncan Baizley, Rhett Keene, Lise Ann McLaughlin, Frances Jeater

14. Death Run (1987)

70 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A scientist places her son and his girlfriend into a cryogenic sleep so they can survive the coming apocalypse. They wake 25 years later in a world dominated by neo-Nazi like ruler, called the Messiah who holds the "Death Run".

Director: Michael J. Murphy | Stars: Rob Bartlett, Wendy Parsons, Debbi Stevens, Eddie Kirby

Votes: 125

16. Dragonard (1987)

R | 93 min | Drama

On an 18th century Caribbean island run by debauched colonial plantation owners, an enslaved Scotsman joins a slave revolt.

Director: Gérard Kikoïne | Stars: Oliver Reed, Eartha Kitt, Annabel Schofield, Claudia Udy

Votes: 303

17. Eat the Rich (1987)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Alex (Al Pillay) is a disgruntled server at a snobby exclusive restaurant who falls on hard times. Forced to deal with the contempt and disgust of the upper class, Alex and cohorts attempt ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Richardson | Stars: Nosher Powell, Al Pillay, Kevin Allen, Ronald Allen

Votes: 1,167 | Gross: $0.20M

20. Ffizz (1987–1989)

30 min | Comedy

Hard-partying wine merchants Jack and Hugo lose all their money and are forced to work for a living.

Stars: Richard Griffiths, Benjamin Whitrow, Felicity Montagu, Robin Kermode

Votes: 17

22. Floyd on France (1987– )

40 min | Documentary

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Star: Keith Floyd

Votes: 32

23. Flying Lady (1987–1989)

Family, Drama

Drama series set around a family car hire firm.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Anne Stallybrass, Bill Fellows, Gillian Martell

Votes: 8

25. Foreign Bodies (I) (1987– )

27 min | Comedy

Virus 237 is the most harmful germ warfare substance ever created by anyone at any time, anywhere - and a sealed capsule, itself powerful enough to destroy the world 14 times over, has been... See full summary »

Stars: Robert McCulley, Tina Wood, Chris Greenwood, David Urquhart

26. Friendship's Death (1987)

78 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

In the 1970s, aliens send a female android diplomat to Earth on a mission of peace. She lands in war-torn Palestine instead of MIT by mistake and meets a friendly UK journalist there. They begin a series of insightful conversations.

Director: Peter Wollen | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Patrick Bauchau, Bill Paterson, Ruby Baker

Votes: 117

27. Gentry (1987 TV Movie)


Gerald and Susannah, an affluent young couple, inspect a shabby town house for sale. Gerald has plans to renovate it and sell it on for a big profit. But their expedition quickly turns into... See full summary »

Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Phoebe Nicholls, Duncan Preston, Michael Attwell

Votes: 11

28. Grand Larceny (1987 TV Movie)

95 min | Thriller

A woman who hasn't seen her father in 18 years, learns of his death and goes to his estate in France to carry out his wishes. She then learns that her father was a thief who after getting ... See full summary »

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Ritza Brown, James Cossins, Marilu Henner, Louis Jourdan

Votes: 137

29. Hamlet (1987)


Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

Directors: Roland Kenyon, Rod MacDonald | Stars: Trisha Hitchcock, Melanie Revell, Richard Spaul

Votes: 5

30. Hardwicke House (1987)

30 min | Comedy

Sitcom set in a comprehensive school.

Stars: Roy Kinnear, Pam Ferris, Tony Haygarth, Duncan Preston

Votes: 40

31. Hidden City (1987)

102 min | Mystery, Thriller

Sharon Newton (Cassie Stuart) leads the uncooperative James Richards (Charles Dance) into a world of misplaced government secrets, capitalistic artists and bungling secret agents. Will the ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Charles Dance, Cassie Stuart, Bill Paterson, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 202

33. Indian Summer (1987)

97 min | Drama

Married film director has affair with leading lady.

Director: Timothy Forder | Stars: Peter Chelsom, Shelagh McLeod, Michelle Evans, Derek Waring

Votes: 14

34. Jane and the Lost City (1987)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Jane and the Colonel must journey to Africa to the lost city to retrieve the diamonds before the Nazis do. Based on the classic adult UK comic strip 'Jane,' especially popular during WWII for its strong pin-up elements.

Director: Terry Marcel | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Maud Adams, Jasper Carrott, Kirsten Hughes

Votes: 290

35. Knights of God (1987)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

In the year 2020, Britain is divided into North and South. The Royal Family has been deposed and in its place rule the Knights of God, a harsh militaristic religious order headed by Prior ... See full summary »

Stars: George Winter, John Woodvine, Julian Fellowes, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 75

37. Life Without George (1987–1989)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

After her live-in boyfriend of five years had left her, aerobic teacher Jenny gets involved in an on-off relationship with a neurotic estate agent Larry.

Stars: Simon Cadell, Carol Royle, Michael Thomas, Ronald Fraser

Votes: 34

38. Love Potion (1987)

91 min | Thriller

Delaware, a female drug addict, joins a drugs rehabilitation program in a special clinic where the doctors' methods seem to be too unorthodox.

Director: Julian Doyle | Stars: Nancy Paul, John Rowe, Robert Ashby, Norman Chancer

Votes: 54

39. Loyalties (1987)

R | 98 min | Drama

Lily and her three youngest children join her husband David Sutton, a doctor in an isolated northern Alberta town. Their eleven-year-old son arrives later from boarding school. David ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Wheeler | Stars: Kenneth Welsh, Tantoo Cardinal, Susan Wooldridge, Vera Martin

Votes: 97

40. Lucifer (1987)

100 min | Horror

A psychotic killer is embarked on a murder spree, and the authorities begin to suspect that he may have been sent from Hell.

Director: John Eyres | Stars: Emma Burdon-Sutton, Frank Rozelaar-Green, Jared Morgan, Jane Price

Votes: 215

41. Maschenka (1987)

103 min | Drama, Romance

A story about true love, set in the Berlin of the 1920s. In a shabby lodging-house inhabited by a number of faintly ludicrous characters, the young Russian exile Ganin is unexpectedly confronted with his past.

Director: John Goldschmidt | Stars: Irina Brook, Cary Elwes, Sunnyi Melles, Jonathan Coy

Votes: 39

42. My Husband and I (1987–1988)

30 min | Comedy

The high-powered head of personnel at a prestigious advertising agency, finds her professional and personal lives colliding when her husband takes a job as chief doorman for her company. ... See full summary »

Stars: Mollie Sugden, William Moore, Deddie Davies, Carol Hawkins

Votes: 15

44. Ninja: Silent Assassin (1987)

88 min | Action

When police officer Alvin loses both his star witness and his wife to drug kingpin (and ninja assassin) Rudolph, he vows to get revenge. Travelling to Hong Kong, hot on Rudolph's trail, he ... See full summary »

Director: Godfrey Ho | Stars: Richard Harrison, Alphonse Beni, Stuart Smith, Grant Temple

Votes: 172

45. Out of Order (1987)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

Unemployed Anthony announces he is joining the police, much to the horror of his girlfriend and friends.

Director: Jonnie Turpie | Stars: Sharon Fryer, Pete Lee-Wilson, Natasha Williams, Cheryl Maiker

Votes: 11

46. Panic Station (1987–1988)


Educational show designed to interest kids in science. The Right Honourable Piers Blister is the Minister for Science and Things, although he has absolutely no idea about science at all and... See full synopsis »

Stars: Richard Coombs, Francis Wright, Michael Buffong, Kaefan Shaw

48. Promised Land (1987)

R | 102 min | Drama

This gritty drama follows two high school acquaintances, Hancock, a basketball star, and Danny, a geek turned drifter, after they graduate. The first film commissioned by the Sundance Film ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Jason Gedrick, Kiefer Sutherland, Meg Ryan, Tracy Pollan

Votes: 1,138 | Gross: $0.32M

49. Pulaski: The TV Detective (1987– )


Actor Larry Summers stars in the TV-series 'Pulaski', about a brave and honest private detective and former priest. Off-camera, Summers is a drunk and general bad-boy - his television ... See full summary »

Stars: David Andrews, Caroline Langrishe, Kate Harper, Rolf Saxon

Votes: 58