Category Archives: Movies 1980s

‘The Last Emperor’ premieres at Tokyo International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1987)


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(Sunday, October 4, 1987)The Last Emperor, a British-Italian epic biographical film about the life of Puyi, the last Emperor of China, premiered today at the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF). Continue reading ‘The Last Emperor’ premieres at Tokyo International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1987)

‘The Princess Bride’ premieres at Toronto International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 18 1987)


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(Friday, September 18, 1987)The Princess Bride, an American romantic fantasy adventure comedy-drama film about a beautiful girl who is to be married to a nasty prince, but who is in love with another, premiered today at the Toronto International Film Festival). Continue reading ‘The Princess Bride’ premieres at Toronto International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 18 1987)

‘Fatal Attraction’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1987)


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(Wednesday, September 16, 1987)Fatal Attraction, an American psychological thriller film about a married man who has a weekend affair with a woman who refuses to allow it to end and becomes obsessed with him, premiered today at the Loews East theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘Fatal Attraction’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1987)

Timothy Dalton debuts as James Bond at ‘The Living Daylights’ premiere in London 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 29 1987)


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(Monday, June 29, 1987)The Living Daylights, the fifteenth entry in the James Bond film series and the first to star Timothy Dalton as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, premiered today at the Odeon Leicester Square in London. Continue reading Timothy Dalton debuts as James Bond at ‘The Living Daylights’ premiere in London 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 29 1987)

‘Dragnet’ comedy film premieres in Hollywood 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 23 1987)


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(Tuesday, June 23, 1987)Dragnet, an American buddy cop comedy film that’s both a parody of and homage to the long-running television crime drama of the same name, premiered today at the Paramount Pacific Theater in Hollywood. Continue reading ‘Dragnet’ comedy film premieres in Hollywood 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 23 1987)

‘Full Metal Jacket’ premieres in Beverly Hills, California 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 17 1987)


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(Wednesday, June 17, 1987)Full Metal Jacket, a British-American war film about a pragmatic U.S. Marine who observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival. Continue reading ‘Full Metal Jacket’ premieres in Beverly Hills, California 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 17 1987)