1987: When the Day Comes is a 2017 Korean political thriller film directed by Jang Joon-hwan and written by Kim Kyung-chan. It stars Kim Yoon-Seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo Hae-jin, Kim Tae-Ri, Park Hee-soon, and Lee Hee-Joon. Set in 1987 and based on a true story, the film focuses on the events leading up to the June Democratic Uprising in Korea.
In 1987, during the democratic demonstrations in June, student and pro-democracy activist Park Jong-chul was arrested by the police and then tortured to death. The police and the government then try to cover up his case, but the media and other students mobilize to expose the truth.