MGM Home Entertainment

From Home Video

MGM/CBS Home Video (1980-1982)[edit]

1980[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10001 (MGM) The Wizard of Oz USA 1939 101 min Kansas scenes in black and white G Academy 1 N/A Color/Black and white October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame and 2001: A Space Odyssey at the end.
10002 (MGM) 2001: A Space Odyssey UK/USA 1968 136 min 35mm general release version G Super Panavision 70 (some scenes filmed in Cinerama) 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10003 (MGM) Doctor Zhivago USA 1965 176 min General release version PG Panavision 2 TBD Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10004 (MGM) Ben-Hur USA 1959 206 min 35mm general release version G Ultra Panavision 70 2 Just after the line "I don't believe in miracles." Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10005 (MGM) Meet Me in St. Louis USA 1944 113 min Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame and 2001: A Space Odyssey at the end.
10006 (MGM) An American in Paris USA 1951 102 min Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame and 2001: A Space Odyssey at the end.
10007 (MGM) That's Entertainment! USA 1974 135 min Standard version G Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color/Black and white October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10008 (MGM) The Dirty Dozen USA 1967 150 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color October 1980 TBD
10009 (MGM) A Night at the Opera USA 1935 93 min Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10010 (MGM) Adam's Rib USA 1949 101 min Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10011 (MGM) Jailhouse Rock USA 1957 96 min Standard version NR SuperScope 235 1 N/A Black and white October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10012 (MGM) Network
Co-produced with United Artists
USA 1976 118 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10013 (MGM) Coma USA 1978 104 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color October 1980 TBD
10014 (MGM) The Sunshine Boys USA 1975 111 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailer for Fame at the end.
10015 (MGM) Blow-Up UK/Italy 1966 102 min Standard version X Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame and 2001: A Space Odyssey at the end.
10016 (CBS) Rio Lobo
From Cinema Center Films
USA 1970 114 min Standard version G Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailer for Fame at the end.
10017 (CBS) The Boys in the Band
From Cinema Center Films
USA 1970 118 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color October 1980 TBD
10018 (CBS) The Street Fighter
From Viacom International and New Line Cinema
Japan 1974 75 min Censored English-dubbed version R Actionscope 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10019 (MGM) Tom & Jerry Cartoon Festival USA 1980 TBD TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Contains the shorts The Flying Cat (1951), The Bodyguard (1944), The Little Orphan (1949), Jerry's Cousin (1951), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse (1947), Mice Follies (1954), The Cat and the Mermouse (1949) and The Cat Concerto (1947).
    Trailers for Fame and 2001: A Space Odyssey at the end.
10021 (CBS) Electric Light Orchestra: Out of the Blue Live at Wembley
From Jet Records
UK 1978 TBD Bad mix version NR PAL-I 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailer for Fame at the end.
  • Also released in the UK by VCL due to unusual high court rulings allowing both MGM/CBS and VCL to release the concert simultaneously.
10022 (CBS) The Clash: Rude Boy
From Atlantic Releasing Corporation
USA 1980 123 min TBD R Matted 1.75 1 N/A Color October 1980 TBD
10023 (CBS) James Taylor in Concert
From Viacom International and Columbia Records
USA 1980 TBD TBD NR NTSC-M 1 N/A Color October 1980 TBD
10024 (CBS) The Nutcracker
From Lothar Bock Associates
Soviet Union 1977 TBD NBC broadcast version without Betty Ford's intro NR SECAM-D 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame and 2001: A Space Odyssey at the end.
  • Copyright notice absent on videocassette version.
10025 (CBS) Giselle
From Lothar Bock Associates
Soviet Union 1974 82 min Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Color October 1980
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.

1981[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10020 (CBS) Oklahoma!
From Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment
USA 1955 145 min CinemaScope version G CinemaScope 1 N/A Color March 1981 TBD
10026 (CBS) Being There
From Lorimar Productions
West Germany/USA 1980 124 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color January 1981
  • Film's 1976 United Artists logo is retained on this release.
10027 (MGM) Fame USA 1980 133 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color March 1981
  • Trailers for 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10028 (CBS) Carny
From Lorimar Productions
USA 1980 104 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color March 1981
  • Film's 1976 United Artists logo is absent on this release.
  • Some copies ended with trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz, while others have no trailer reel at the end.
10029 (CBS) Cruising
From Lorimar Productions
USA 1980 ?? min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color March 1981
  • Film's 1976 United Artists logo is retained on this release.
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10030 (CBS) Great Figures in History: John F. Kennedy USA 1981 ?? min TBD NR NTSC-M 1 N/A Color/Black and white March 1981 TBD
10031 (MGM) Mutiny on the Bounty USA 1962 ?? min TBD NR Ultra Panavision 70 1 N/A Color March 1981 TBD
10032 (MGM) Treasure Island USA 1934 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white March 1981 TBD
10034 (MGM) The Champ USA 1979 121 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10035 (CBS) Cabaret
From Lorimar Productions
USA 1972 119 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10036 (CBS) Benji
From Viacom International and Mulberry Square Productions
USA 1974 86 min Standard version G Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10037 (MGM) The Formula West Germany/USA 1980 TBD TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10038 (CBS) My Fair Lady
From Warner Bros. Pictures
USA 1964 ?? min TBD NR Super Panavision 70 2 TBD Color 1981
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10039 (CBS) Guys and Dolls
From Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment
USA 1955 ?? min TBD NR CinemaScope 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10040 (MGM) Brigadoon USA 1954 ?? min TBD NR CinemaScope 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10041 (MGM) Forbidden Planet USA 1956 98 min TBD NR CinemaScope 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10042 (CBS) Cousin Cousine
From Libra Films
France 1976 TBD US theatrical English-subtitled version R Matted 1.75 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10043 (MGM) Tarzan the Ape Man USA 1932 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1981 TBD
10044 (CBS) One Night Stand: A Keyboard Event USA 1981 98 min Standard version NR NTSC-M 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10045 (CBS) South Pacific USA 1958 150 min TBD NR Todd-AO 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10046 (CBS) Sherlock Holmes Double Feature USA 1939/1942 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1981
10047 (MGM) Hide in Plain Sight USA 1980 TBD TBD PG Panavision 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10048 (CBS) The Getting of Wisdom
From Atlantic Releasing Corporation
Australia 1977 ?? min TBD NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10049 (CBS) Vietnam: Chronicle of a War USA 1981 ?? min TBD NR NTSC-M 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10050 (MGM) Gigi USA 1958 115 min TBD NR CinemaScope 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10051 (MGM) Silk Stockings USA 1957 ?? min TBD NR CinemaScope 1 N/A Color 1981
  • Trailer for Fame at the end.
10052 (CBS) The Big Red One
From Lorimar Productions
USA 1980 ?? min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981
  • Film's 1976 United Artists logo is absent on this release.
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10053 (MGM) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn USA 1939 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10054 (CBS) Black Orpheus
From the Janus Collection
France/Brazil/Italy 1959 98 min Original Portuguese version with English subtitles NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10055 (MGM) Mogambo USA 1953 TBD TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10056 (CBS) The American Dream Machine: A Celebration of Broadway Dance
From Viacom International
USA 1981 60 min TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10057 (MGM) On the Town 1949 USA ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10058 (MGM) Captains Courageous 1937 USA ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1981 TBD
10059 (MGM) The Philadelphia Story USA 1940 112 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1981 TBD
10060 (MGM) Cat on a Hot Tin Roof USA 1958 108 min TBD NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10061 (CBS) REO Speedwagon: Live Infidelity TBD TBD ?? min TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10062 (CBS) 1981 NBA Playoffs and Finals: The Dynasty Renewed USA 1981 ?? min TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10063 (MGM) Bells are Ringing USA 1960 ?? min TBD NR CinemaScope 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10064 (MGM) A Day at the Races USA 1960 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1981 TBD
10065 (CBS) The Muse Concert: No Nukes USA 1980 TBD TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10066 (CBS) Romeo and Juliet
From Lother Bock Associates
USSR TBD ?? min TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10067 (MGM) The Great Caruso USA 1951 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10068 (MGM) Lolita USA/UK 1962 ?? min TBD NR Matted 1.66 1 N/A Black and white 1981 TBD
10069 (MGM) The Goodbye Girl
Co-produced with Warner Bros. Pictures
USA 1977 TBD TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10070 (MGM) Soylent Green USA 1973 97 min TBD PG Panavision 1 N/A Color 1981
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10071 (CBS) Back Roads USA 1981 TBD TBD R Panavision 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10072 (CBS) The Sea Wolves
From Lorimar Productions
UK/USA/Switzerland 1980 TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10073 (CBS) The Creation of a Ballet
From ABC Video Enterprises
TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 1 N/A TBD 1981 TBD
10074 (MGM) Clash of the Titans UK/USA 1981 118 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color December 1981 TBD
10075 (MGM) That's Entertainment, Part II USA 1976 ?? min TBD G Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10077 (CBS) The Postman Always Rings Twice
From Lorimar Productions
West Germany/USA 1981 120 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10078 (MGM) A Tale of Two Cities USA 1935 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1981 TBD
10079 (MGM) Abbott and Costello in Hollywood USA 1945 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1981
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10080 (MGM) The Night of the Iguana USA 1964 117 min TBD NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Black and white 1981 TBD
10081 (CBS) The Horse That Played Centerfield
From ABC Video Enterprises
USA 1979 48 min TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color 1981
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10082 (MGM) Logan's Run USA 1976 TBD TBD PG Todd-AO 35 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10083 (MGM) Royal Wedding USA 1951 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1981
  • Public domain film.
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10084 (MGM) Little Women USA 1933 116 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1981 TBD
10085 (MGM) Go West USA 1940 80 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1981 TBD
10086 (CBS) Helter Skelter
From Lorimar Productions
USA 1976 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10087 (CBS) Purlie USA 1981 142 min TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10088 (CBS) Man on the Moon USA 1981 ?? min TBD NR NTSC-M 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10089 (CBS) Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure USA 1977 87 min TBD G Panavision 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10090 (CBS) Papillon
From Allied Artists
USA/France 1973 ?? min TBD PG Panavision 1 N/A Color 1981 TBD
10091 (MGM) Seven Brides for Seven Brothers USA 1954 ?? min TBD NR CinemaScope 1 N/A Color December 1981 TBD
10092 (MGM) Ivanhoe USA 1952 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color December 1981 TBD
10093 (MGM) Woman of the Year USA 1942 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white December 1981 TBD
10094 (MGM) Till the Clouds Roll By USA 1946 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color December 1981
  • Public domain film.
10095 (CBS) The Billion Dollar Hobo
From Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment
USA 1977 ?? min TBD G Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color December 1981 TBD
10099 (CBS) Return of the Street Fighter
From Viacom International and New Line Cinema
Japan 1975 88 min Censored English-dubbed version R Actionscope 1 N/A Color December 1981 TBD
10100 (CBS) Piaf TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 1 N/A TBD December 1981 TBD

1982[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10096 (CBS) Harry Chapin: The Final Concert USA 1981 TBD TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color January 1982 TBD
10097 (MGM) Westworld USA 1973 90 min Standard version PG Panavision (opening sequence in matted 1.66) 1 N/A Color March 1982 TBD
10101 (MGM) The Pirate USA 1948 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color January 1982 TBD
10102 (MGM) Madame Bovary USA 1949 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white January 1982 TBD
10103 (MGM) The Clown USA 1953 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white January 1982 TBD
10104 (MGM) North by Northwest USA 1959 ?? min TBD NR VistaVision 1 N/A Color January 1982 TBD
10105 (CBS) The Charlie Daniels Band: The Saratoga Concert TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 1 N/A Color 1982
  • Some CBS/Fox Video pressings use the original MGM/CBS artwork and labels.
10106 (CBS) Major Barbara
From the Janus Collection
UK 1941 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white January 1982 TBD
10107 (CBS) The Greatest Fights of the 70's
From ABC Video Enterprises
TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 1 N/A Color January 1982 TBD
10108 (CBS) Victory
From Lorimar Productions
UK/USA/Italy 1981 TBD TBD PG Panavision 1 N/A Color January 1982
  • Trailers for Fame, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Wizard of Oz at the end.
10113 (MGM) The Band Wagon USA 1953 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color February 1982 TBD
10114 (MGM) Pride and Prejudice USA 1940 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white February 1982 TBD
10116 (MGM) Viva Las Vegas USA 1964 ?? min TBD NR Panavision 1 N/A Color February 1982
  • The CBS and MGM/CBS logos are inexplicably absent from most copies of this release.
10120 (MGM) The Good Earth USA 1937 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white March 1982 TBD
10121 (MGM) The Marx Brothers at the Circus USA 1939 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white March 1982 TBD
10122 (CBS) Sybil
From Lorimar Productions
USA 1976 TBD TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color March 1982 TBD
10123 (CBS) Picasso: A Painter's Diary TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 1 N/A Color March 1982
  • The MGM/CBS logo is absent on this release, which instead starts with the CBS Video logo.
10124 (CBS) Miss Peach of the Kelly School TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 1 N/A Color March 1982 TBD
10128 (CBS) The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 4 TBD Color 1982
  • The MGM/CBS logo is absent on this release, which instead starts with the CBS Video logo.
10130 (MGM) Kismet USA 1955 ?? min TBD NR CinemaScope 1 N/A Color April 1982 TBD
10131 (MGM) The Prisoner of Zenda USA 1952 ?? min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color April 1982 TBD
10132 (CBS) Early Days TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 1 N/A Color April 1982
  • The MGM/CBS logo is absent on this release, which instead starts with the CBS Video logo.
10133 (CBS) Simon & Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park
From Broadway Video
TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 1 N/A Color April 1982 TBD
10134 (CBS) The Greatest Fights of the 60's
From ABC Video Enterprises
TBD TBD ?? min TBD TBD TBD 1 N/A Color April 1982 TBD

MGM/CBS First Run Theater (February-July 1982)[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
????? Tarzan, the Ape Man USA 1981 ?? min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color February 1982 (rental) TBD
????? S.O.B.
From Lorimar Productions
USA 1981 ?? min TBD R Panavision 1 N/A Color March 1982 (rental) TBD
????? Rich and Famous USA 1981 ?? min TBD R Panavision 1 N/A Color April 1982 (rental)
  • Trailers for ...All the Marbles and Whose Life Is It Anyway? at the end.
????? ...All the Marbles USA 1981 ?? min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 1982 (rental) TBD
????? Whose Life Is It Anyway? USA 1981 ?? min TBD R Panavision 1 N/A Color June 1982 (rental) TBD
????? Pennies from Heaven USA 1981 ?? min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color July 1982 (rental) TBD

MGM/UA Home Video (1982-1998)[edit]

At this point in time, MGM's partnership with CBS ended following the former company's purchase of United Artists that year, thus reorganizing itself as MGM/UA Entertainment Co.

Standard titles[edit]

1982[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10142 Buddy, Buddy USA 1981 TBD TBD R Panavision 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10143 Cannery Row USA 1982 120 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10144 A Stranger is Watching USA 1982 TBD TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10145 True Confessions
From United Artists
USA 1981 TBD TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10146 Tom & Jerry Cartoon Festival, Vol. 2 USA 1982 TBD TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1982
  • Contains the shorts Mouse Trouble (1944), Jerry & the Lion (1950), Mouse in Manhattan (1945), Milky Waif (1946), Cat Napping (1951), Saturday Evening Puss (1950), Hic-cup Pup (1954) and The Invisible Mouse (1947).
10147 Pennies from Heaven USA 1981 107 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color/Black and white 1982 TBD
10150 Ticket to Heaven
From United Artists
Canada 1981 TBD TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10151 Victor/Victoria UK/USA 1982 133 min TBD PG Panavision 1 N/A Color 1982
  • Some copies were duplicated at Bell & Howell/Columbia Pictures/Paramount Video Services.
10153 Elvis on Tour USA 1972 93 min TBD G Panavision 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10154 Cutter's Way
From United Artists
USA 1981 105 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10164 Diner USA 1982 110 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10165 Poltergeist USA 1982 115 min TBD PG Panavision 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10166 The Compleat Beatles USA 1982 119 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color/Black and white 1982 TBD
10172 The Beast Within
From United Artists
USA 1982 98 min TBD R Panavision 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10175 The Secret Policeman's Other Ball
From Miramax Films
UK 1981 TBD TBD R Matted 1.78 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD
10176 Dr. Seuss Video Festival USA 1983 48 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color December 17, 1982
600204 Emily
From Atlantic Releasing Corporation
UK 1976 87 min TBD X TBD 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD

1983[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10174 Village of the Damned UK 1960 77 min TBD NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Black and white 1983 TBD
10191 Shaft USA 1971 98 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1983 TBD
10193 Midnight Cowboy
From United Artists
USA 1969 113 min TBD X Academy 1 N/A Color 1983 TBD
10211 The Secret of NIMH
From United Artists
USA 1982 83 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color January 1983 TBD
10226 The Beastmaster USA/West Germany 1982 119 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1983 TBD
10243 The Year of Living Dangerously Australia 1982 115 min TBD PG Panavision 1 N/A Color 1983
  • Original copies ended with a promo for other MGM/UA titles.
10268 Pink Floyd – The Wall UK 1982 95 min TBD R Panavision 1 N/A Color April 3, 1983
  • Original copies ended with a promo for other MGM/UA titles.
10297 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
From United Artists
USA 1978 TBD TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1983
  • Original copies ended with a promo for other MGM/UA titles.
10298 Tom & Jerry Cartoon Festival, Vol. 3 USA 1983 59 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1983
  • Contains the shorts The Million Dollar Cat (1944), The Night Before Christmas (1941), Polka Dot Puss (1949), Two Little Indians (1953), Trap Happy (1946), Tom and Jerry Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1950), Cue Ball Cat (1950), and Little Runaway (1952).
600244 Treasure of the Four Crowns
From Cannon Films
USA/Italy/Spain 1983 97 min TBD PG 3-Depix 1 N/A Color 1983 TBD
700186 Enter the Ninja
From Cannon Films
USA 1981 99 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color January 1983 TBD
800280 The White Rose
From TeleCulture Films
West Germany 1982 108 min Original German version with English subtitles NR Matted 1.66 1 N/A Color 1983 TBD

1984[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10322 Strange Brew Canada 1983 91 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color March 2, 1984
  • Original copies ended with a promo for other MGM/UA titles.
10427 The Ice Pirates USA 1984 93 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1984
  • Original copies ended with a promo for other MGM/UA titles.
10430 Tom Thumb UK 1958 92 min TBD NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1984
  • Original copies ended with a promo for other MGM/UA titles.
10446 A Christmas Story USA/Canada 1983 95 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color November 28, 1984
  • Original copies ended with a dedication to "Poppy" Joe Bluth.
10451 Misunderstood USA 1984 92 min TBD PG Matted 1.66 1 N/A Color December 23, 1984 TBD
10469 Manhattan
From United Artists
USA 1979 96 min Standard version R Panavision 1 N/A Black and white 1984
  • Presented in letterbox format at a 2:1 aspect ratio with gray bars on the top and bottom of the image.
600300 Kamikaze '89
From TeleCulture Films
West Germany 1982 106 min Original German version with English subtitles NR Matted 1.66 1 N/A Color 1984 TBD
600367 The Unapproachable
From TeleCulture Films
West Germany 1982 92 min English dubbed version NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1984
  • Original copies ended with a promo for other MGM/UA titles.
800431 The Revolt of Job
From TeleCulture Films
Hungary 1983 98 min Original Hungarian version with English subtitles NR Matted 1.66 1 N/A Color 1984 TBD
800448 Making the Grade
From Cannon Films
USA 1984 105 min TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color 1984 TBD

1985[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10284 Gone with the Wind USA 1939 231 min TBD NR Academy 2 As in the theatrical release Color March 1, 1985
  • On February 1985, MGM/UA had to "junk" 30,000 copies due to the wrong music being used in the opening of the film.
10576 Alexander the Great
From United Artists
USA 1956 135 min TBD NR CinemaScope 1 N/A Color 1985 TBD
10591 2010: The Year We Make Contact USA 1984 116 min TBD PG Panavision 1 N/A Color May 1985 TBD
700592 Fast Lane Fever
From Cannon Films
Australia 1982 94 min TBD R Matted 2.35 1 N/A Color 1985 TBD
800557 Missing in Action
From Cannon Films
USA 1984 101 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1985 TBD
800645 Hot Resort
From Cannon Films
USA 1985 93 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1985 TBD

1986[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
800728 Rock & Rule
From United Artists
A Nelvana production
Canada 1983 79 min American edited version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1986 TBD
800764 Invasion U.S.A.
From Cannon Films
USA 1985 108 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1986 TBD
800867 Runaway Train
From Cannon Films
USA 1985 112 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1986 TBD
800876 King Solomon's Mines
From Cannon Films
USA 1985 101 min TBD PG-13 J-D-C Scope 1 N/A Color 1986 TBD
800940 Poltergeist II: The Other Side USA 1986 92 min TBD PG-13 Panavision 1 N/A Color December 1, 1986 TBD
800973 9½ Weeks USA 1986 117 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color 1986 TBD

1987[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
400179 The Prince's Trust: Rock Gala USA 1982 60 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1987
  • One of the last releases to use the book box packaging.

1988[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10282 10 to Midnight
From Cannon Films
USA 1983 103 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 17, 1988 TBD
10453 Mr. Majestyk
From United Artists
USA 1974 103 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 17, 1988 TBD
10557 Missing in Action
From Cannon Films
USA 1984 112 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 17, 1988 TBD
10658 Missing in Action 2: The Beginning
From Cannon Films
USA 1985 97 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 17, 1988 TBD
11259 The Mechanic
From United Artists
USA 1972 101 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 17, 1988 TBD
11272 Fistful of Dollars
From United Artists
Italy/Spain/West Germany 1964 100 min Uncut version NR Techniscope 1 N/A Color May 17, 1988 TBD
11392 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
From United Artists
USA 1974 117 min Standard version R Panavision 1 N/A Color May 17, 1988 TBD
11399 Hang 'Em High
From United Artists
USA 1968 114 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 17, 1988 TBD
801327 Big Bad Mama II
From Concorde
USA 1987 82 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color March 1988 TBD
801452 You Talkin' to Me?
From United Artists
USA 1987 97 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color August 11, 1988 TBD
901135 Moonstruck USA 1987 102 min TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color August 30, 1988
  • Original copies open with a theatrical trailer for Memories of Me.
  • Some versions of the original copy feature a Snickers commercial following the trailer.
901179 Spaceballs: The Video USA 1987 96 min TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color January 31, 1988
  • First MGM release to open with dedicated bumpers before trailers.
  • Original copies open with a theatrical trailer for Willow and a video trailer for Fatal Beauty.

1989[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10127 Telefon USA 1977 102 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 16, 1989 TBD
10189 Forced Vengeance USA 1982 103 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 16, 1989 TBD
10191 Shaft USA 1971 98 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 16, 1989 TBD
10705 American Ninja
From Cannon Films
USA 1985 90 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 16, 1989 TBD
11557 The Defiant Ones
From United Artists
USA 1958 97 min Standard version NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 16, 1989 TBD
11559 Breakheart Pass
From United Artists
USA 1975 96 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 16, 1989 TBD
11567 Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid USA 1973 122 min Director's Cut R Panavision 1 N/A Color May 16, 1989 TBD
11577 For a Few Dollars More
From United Artists
Italy/Spain/West Germany 1965 127 min Uncut version R Techniscope 1 N/A Color May 16, 1989
  • Presented at 25 frames per second.
    Running time incorrectly given as 130 minutes.
801477 Whoops Apocalypse
From ITC Entertainment Group
UK 1986 93 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color January 1989 TBD
801499 The Nest
From Concorde
USA 1988 89 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color January 1989 TBD
801517 Crime Zone
From Concorde
USA 1989 92 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color May 16, 1989 TBD
801535 Saturday the 14th Strikes Back
From Concorde
USA 1988 89 min TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color June 20, 1989 TBD
801540 Eye of the Eagle 2: Inside the Enemy
From Concorde
USA 1989 78 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color June 20, 1989 TBD
801638 The Terror Within
From Concorde
USA 1989 90 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color September 26, 1989 TBD
801639 Stripped to Kill II: Live Girls
From Concorde
USA 1989 82 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color July 25, 1989 TBD
901250 Poltergeist III USA 1988 99 min TBD PG-13 TBD 1 N/A Color February 14, 1989
  • Original copies open with theatrical trailers for Leviathan and License to Kill, and a video trailer for Betrayed.
901553 Betrayed
From United Artists
USA 1988 127 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color March 21, 1989
  • Original copies open with a theatrical trailer for Leviathan and a video trailer for Child's Play.
901593 Child's Play
From United Artists
USA 1988 87 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color April 25, 1989
  • Original copies have TBD previews at the start.
901605 Pumpkinhead
From United Artists
USA 1988 86 min TBD R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 1989
  • Original copies open with a theatrical trailer for Road House.
901624 Leviathan USA / Italy 1989 98 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color October 24, 1989
  • First release to use the scrolling rainbow copyright screen, which appears before the FBI warning.
  • Original copies open with a theatrical trailer for Stanley & Iris and a video trailer for Road House.
901641 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
From United Artists
USA 1988 89 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color June 27, 1989 TBD
901648 Rain Man
From United Artists
USA 1988 134 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color August 30, 1989
  • Original copies open with a theatrical trailer for Stanley & Iris and a commercial for Buick automobiles.
901668 The Horror Show
From United Artists
USA 1989 95 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color September 1989 TBD
901703 Road House
From United Artists
USA 1989 114 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color December 12, 1989
  • Original copies open with a video trailer for Little Monsters and a promo for "The Road House Challenge" sweepstakes.

1990[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
800243 The Year of Living Dangerously Australia 1982 114 min TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color 1990
  • Slipcover release.
  • Uses the same master as the original 1983 VHS.
801426 Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
From 20th Century Fox
USA 1985 94 min TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color June 1990 TBD
801706 Time Trackers
From Concorde
USA 1989 86 min TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color 1990 TBD
801753 Back to Back
From Concorde
USA 1989 95 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color June 1990 TBD
801756 Night Visitor
From United Artists
USA 1989 93 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color January 1990 TBD
801777 Masque of the Red Death
From Concorde
USA 1989 85 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color March 1990 TBD
801799 Transylvania Twist
From Concorde
USA 1989 90 min TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color May 1990 TBD
801841 Brain Dead
From Concorde
USA 1990 85 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color September 1990 TBD
802053 The Ewok Adventure
From 20th Century Fox
USA 1984 96 min TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Color December 1990 TBD
901671 Bloodfist
From Concorde
USA 1989 86 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color 1990 TBD
901694 Stanley & Iris USA 1990 104 min TBD PG-13 TBD 1 N/A Color October 1990
  • Original copies open with a theatrical trailer for The Russia House and a commercial for PLUS Project Literacy.
901792 Little Monsters
From United Artists
USA 1989 101 min TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color March 13, 1990
  • Opens with a video trailer for All Dogs Go to Heaven and a promo for the "Little Monsters Sweepstakes".
901835 Kill Me Again USA 1989 94 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color May 1990 TBD
901871 Streets
From Concorde
USA 1990 86 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color 1990 TBD
901885 Blue Steel USA 1990 102 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color August 1990
  • Original copies open with a theatrical trailer for Desperate Hours.
901997 Circle of Fear
From Concorde
USA 1989 87 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color August 1990 TBD
902013 Silk 2
From Concorde
USA 1989 76 min TBD R TBD 1 N/A Color August 1990 TBD

Diamond Jubilee Collection (1985-1986)[edit]

1985[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10473 Gaslight USA 1944 113 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1985 TBD
10558 Cabin in the Sky USA 1943 99 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1985 TBD
10585 Babes in Arms USA 1939 91 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1985 TBD
10609 Maytime USA 1937 132 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1985 TBD

1986[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10561 China Seas USA 1935 87 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1986 TBD
10568 Rosalie USA 1937 125 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1986 TBD

Musicals Great Musicals (1985-1987)[edit]

Viddy Oh! for Kids (1985-1987)[edit]

1985[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10001 The Wizard of Oz USA 1939 101 min Kansas scenes in black and white G Academy 1 N/A Color/Black and white 1985 TBD

1986[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10019 Tom & Jerry Cartoon Festival USA 1980 TBD TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color February 4, 1986
  • Contains the shorts The Flying Cat (1951), The Bodyguard (1944), The Little Orphan (1949), Jerry's Cousin (1951), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse (1947), Mice Follies (1954), The Cat and the Mermouse (1949) and The Cat Concerto (1947).
  • Trailers for Fame and 2001: A Space Odyssey at the end.
10695 Daffy Duck Cartoon Festival
From United Artists
USA 1986 TBD TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color February 4, 1986
  • Contains the shorts Ain't That Ducky (1945), Daffy Duck Slept Here (1948), Hollywood Daffy (1946), Conrad the Sailor (1942), and The Wise Quacking Duck (1943).
10700 Elmer Fudd Cartoon Festival
From United Artists
USA 1986 TBD TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color February 4, 1986
  • Contains the shorts An Itch in Time (1943), The Hardship of Miles Standish (1940), Elmer's Pet Rabbit (1941), and Back Alley Oproar (1948).
300632 Lassie's Greatest Adventure
From Lassie TV
USA 1963 104 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1986 TBD

1987[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
301093 Lassie in "The Miracle"
From Lassie TV
USA 1975 90 min TBD NR Academy 1 N/A Color 1987 TBD

See also[edit]