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






SECRETS OF ECSTASY '72 - December 1971

FRANKENSTEIN'S BLOODY TERROR (1968) - January 1972
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
Click here and here for more information on the Pulfrich effect.



  
 



THREE DIMENSIONS OF GRETA - anaglyphic segments - March 1973

RAMROD - May 1973

DOMO ARIGATO - June 1973

THE PLAYMATES - color anaglyphic - September 1973

 SUPERSONIC SUPERGIRLS aka INTERNATIONAL STEWARDESSES - October 1973

LOVE IN 3-D - December 1973


ANDY WARHOL'S FRANKENSTEIN - May 1974






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

SURFER GIRLS - February 1978

SEA DREAM (short) - June 1978



 
DISCO DOLLS IN HOT SKIN - color anaglyphic - September 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

REVENGE OF THE SHOGUN WOMEN - January 1982

DIAL M FOR MURDER reissue - February 1982





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




 

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

METALSTORM: THE DESTRUCTION OF JARED-SYN - 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.





EMMANUELLE 4 (released flat) - March 1984

HIT THE ROAD RUNNING - April 1984

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 1984

WE 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



ECHOES OF THE SUN (IMAX short) - January 1990

THE LAST BUFFALO (IMAX short) - April 1990

THE BIRDS 3-D (short) - June 1990

MUPPET*VISION 3-D (short) - May 1991

FREDDY'S DEAD: THE FINAL NIGHTMARE - color anaglyphic segment - September 1991




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

ACROSS THE SEA OF TIME (IMAX short) - October 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


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Special thanks to John Geary for his invaluable assistance;
Matt Spero and Eric Kurland for research materials.