3-D Features and Shorts: 1966 - 1997
The following titles played theatrically in the United States.
Anaglyphic 3-D releases are listed in green.
Unless noted, all titles were shown in polarized 3-D.
THE BUBBLE - December 1966
THE STEWARDESSES - July 1969
SWINGTAIL - color anaglyphic - December 1969
CAPTAIN MILKSHAKE - polarized segments (released flat) - November 1970
Click here for an interview with the director, Richard Crawford.
THE MASK reissue (as EYES OF HELL) - anaglyphic segments - February 1971
HOUSE OF WAX reissue - October 1971
ASYLUM OF THE INSANE - anaglyphic segment - November 1971
FRANKENSTEIN'S BLOODY TERROR (1968) - January 1972
SECRETS OF ECSTASY '72 - December 1971
Click here for more information. Also, see Hi-Fi Stereo 70.
THE CHAMBER-MADES - March 1972
THE BUBBLE reissue - October 1972
PRISON GIRLS - January 1973
TWO GUYS FROM TICK RIDGE (short) - January 1973
I, MONSTER - Pulfrich effect segments (filmed in 1970) - April 1973
THE FLESH AND BLOOD SHOW - anaglyphic segment - August 1974
BLACK LOLITA - color anaglyphic - December 1974
SLY STONE (with Rare Earth) - never finished - February-May 1975
IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE reissue - anaglyphic - May 1975 (poster dated 1972)
CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON reissue - anaglyphic -
May 1975 (poster dated 1972)
Note: Both titles were originally shown polarized in the 1950's.
In February 1976, filming began in Korea on THE NEW KING KONG in Space-Vision. On March 15, a trade ad was placed in Boxoffice. At that time, Dino De Laurentiis was in production on his $22,000,000 remake of KING KONG and the producers changed the title to SUPER APE in June. It finally opened as A*P*E in October.
WILDCAT WOMEN - color anaglyphic - October 1975
THE BUBBLE reissue (as FANTASTIC INVASION OF PLANET EARTH) - September 1976
A*P*E - October 1976
THE LOLLIPOP GIRLS IN HARD CANDY - color anaglyphic - October 1976
THE WILD RIDE (short) - October 1976
ANDY WARHOL'S FRANKENSTEIN reissue - October 1976
THE STARLETS - November 1976
EXPERIMENTS IN LOVE (short) - November 1976
FUNK IN 3-D - December 1976
LOVE IN 3-D reissue - December 1976
THE GROOVE ROOM aka WHAT THE SWEDISH BUTLER SAW - March 1977
THE CAPITAL HILL GIRLS - June 1977
HEAVY EQUIPMENT - color anaglyphic - July 1977
DYNASTY - August 1977
THE NORTH AND SOUTH CHIVALRY - 1977 (U.S. release is not confirmed.)
MANHOLD - January 1978
WILLIE NELSON'S 4th OF JULY CELEBRATION (filmed in 1974, released flat) - June 1979
COMIN' AT YA - August 1981
HOUSE OF WAX reissue - November 1981
THE WINNERS (short) - 1981
PARASITE - March 1982
ANDY WARHOL'S FRANKENSTEIN reissue - April 1982
FRIDAY THE 13th PART III - August 1982
BUSTING OUT aka WILDCAT WOMEN - color anaglyphic - August 1982
CHEEK TO CHEEK aka PLAYMATES - color anaglyphic - August 1982
MAGNIFICENT BODYGUARD - September 1982
MAGIC JOURNEYS (short) - October 1982
THE GROOVE ROOM reissue (as TICKLED PINK) - November 1982
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TREASURE OF THE FOUR CROWNS - January 1983
ROCK 'N' ROLL HOTEL (never released) - March 1983
Click here to read about this lost 3-D film.
ROTTWEILER aka DOGS OF HELL - March 1983
SPACEHUNTER: ADVENTURES IN THE FORBIDDEN ZONE - May 1983
THE 3-D MOVIE - documentary (never released) - May 1983
JAWS 3-D - July 1983
THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE - August 1983
AMITYVILLE 3-D - November 1983
TIGER MAN (filmed in 1976 with new footage in 1981) - 1983
SEXCALIBUR aka SEX IN 3-D - 1984
HOT HEIR - February 1984
BLONDE EMANUELLE aka DISCO DOLLS IN HOT SKIN - color anaglyphic - February 1984
SCORING! aka M 3-D:THE MOVIE! - color anaglyphic - February 1984
IT CAME FROM INNER SPACE was a horror film and would have been the first mainstream 3-D release from the Deep Vision Company. Some footage was shot in Death Valley but it was never completed.
TALES OF THE THIRD DIMENSION - April 1984
VENUS - May 1984
WATER, THE SOURCE OF LIFE (short) - May 1984
CHAIN GANG - June 1984
MÉNAGE À TROIS - August 1984
HYPERSPACE (released flat) - September 1984
SILENT MADNESS - October 1984WE ARE BORN OF STARS (IMAX short) - anaglyphic - January 1985
THE SENSORIUM (the first short in 4-D) - July 1985 - More information here and here.
STARCHASER: THE LEGEND OF ORIN - November 1985
TRANSITIONS (IMAX short) - January 1986
CAPTAIN EO (short) - September 1986
M 3-D:THE MOVIE! aka SCORING! - color anaglyphic - 1986
IMAGINE (IMAX short) - January 1993
INTO THE DEEP (IMAX short) - November 1994
HONEY I SHRUNK THE AUDIENCE (short) - November 1994
RUN FOR COVER - February 1995
WINGS OF COURAGE (IMAX short) - June 1995
T2: 3-D: BATTLE ACROSS TIME (short) - April 1996
MARVIN THE MARTIAN IN THE THIRD-DIMENSION (short) - October 1996
L5: FIRST CITY IN SPACE (IMAX short) - October 1996
THE HIDDEN DIMENSION (IMAX short) - May 1997
THE IMAX NUTCRACKER (short) - November 1997
THE CREEPS (released flat) - December 1997
PAINT MISBEHAVIN' (IMAX short) - December 1997
Special thanks to John Geary for his invaluable assistance;
Matt Spero and Eric Kurland for research materials.