ILM Is THE best effects house in the world. It has won many awards including 15 Oscars. Originally set up in 1975 just so George Lucas could have the special effects he wanted in Star Wars. This task needed nothing less than a fully independent and staffed effects house. After they had completed Star Wars he needed to keep the personnel ready for when he completed the script for The Empire Strikes Back so he kept them all together, named the company Industrial Light and Magic and sold their services to other film makers (Although, in the beginning he only let close friends use the almighty power of ILM). At the start George Lucas hired a chap called John Dykstra to head up his little project. John was the genius behind the stunning S/FX in Star Trek: The Motion Picture, sadly that film focused a little too much on the effects and not enough on the plot. John didn't go with ILM when the moved to North California. He left to set up his own effects house called Apogee, where he did stuff like Battlestar Galactica and of course Star Trek: The Motion Picture. ILM on the other hand went on to rule the Special Effects industry.

This is ILM's Filmography. You may be surprised at how many and what kind of films they have been involved in.

(* Won an Oscar)

2002:

  • The Impostor
  • The Time Machine
  • ET: The Extra-Terrestial 20th Anniversary Edition
  • Big Trouble
  • The Bourne Identity
  • Minority Report
  • Men in Black 2
  • K-19: The Widowmaker
  • Signs
  • Blood Work
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Gangs of New York

  • 2001:
  • Pearl Harbor
  • A.I.
  • Impostor
  • Men In Black 2
  • The Mummy Returns
  • Jurassic Park 3
  • Minority Report
  • Pollock
  • Star Wars: Episode II
  • Space Cowboys
  • What Lies Beneath
  • Perfect Storm
  • Rocky & Bullwinkle: The Movie!
  • Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone

  • 2000:
  • Titan A.E.
  • Mission To Mars

  • 1999:
  • Galaxy Quest
  • The Haunting
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Sweet And Lowdown
  • Green Mile
  • Snow Falling On Cedars
  • Magnolia
  • Bringing Out The Dead
  • Sleepy Hollow
  • The Wild Wild West
  • Star Wars: Episode I
  • The Mummy
  • October Sky

  • 1998:
  • The Last Days
  • Mighty Joe Young
  • Jack Frost
  • Celebrity
  • Meet Joe Black
  • Snake Eyes
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Small Soldiers
  • Deep Impact
  • Deep Rising
  • Mercury Rising
  • Bunkie & Booboo (Short)

  • 1997:
  • Deconstructing Harry
  • Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil
  • Flubber
  • Amistad
  • Titanic*
  • Starship Troopers
  • Spawn
  • Contact
  • Men In Black
  • Speed 2
  • Lost World
  • The Return Of The Jedi: Se
  • Empire Strikes Back: Se
  • Star Wars: Se

  • 1996:
  • Mars Attacks!
  • Sleepers
  • Star Trek: First Contact
  • Daylight
  • Eraser
  • Dragonheart
  • Mission Impossible
  • Twister
  • 101 Dalmatians

  • 1995:
  • Village Of The Damned
  • Indian In The Cupboard
  • The American President
  • Sabrina
  • Jumanji
  • In The Mouth Of Madness
  • Congo
  • Casper

  • 1994:
  • The Mask
  • The Hudsucker Proxy
  • The Flintstones
  • Star Trek: Generations
  • The Radioland Murders
  • Maverick
  • Forrest Gump*
  • Disclosure
  • Baby's Day Out

  • 1993:
  • The Nutcracker
  • Schindler's List
  • Rising Sun
  • Meteorman
  • Manhattan Murder Mystery
  • Last Action Hero
  • Jurassic Park*
  • Fire In The Sky
  • Alive

  • 1992:
  • The Public Eye
  • Young Indiana Jones
  • Memoirs Of An Invisible Man
  • Death Becomes Her*
  • Alien Encounter - Showscan

  • 1991:
  • The Rocketeer
  • The Doors
  • Terminator 2: Judgement Day*
  • Switch
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
  • Space Race (Showscan)
  • Hudson Hawk
  • Hook
  • Backdraft

  • 1990:
  • Tummy Trouble
  • Flight Of The Intruder
  • Kindergarten Cop
  • The Hunt For Red October
  • The Godfather, Part III
  • Joe Vs. The Volcano
  • Ghost
  • Die Hard 2: Die Harder
  • Back To The Future, Part 3
  • Akira Kurosawa's Dreams

  • 1989:
  • Star Trek 5: The Final Frontier
  • The Accidental Tourist
  • The Burbs
  • The Abyss*
  • Skin Deep
  • Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade
  • Ghostbusters II
  • Field Of Dreams
  • Body Wars Simulator (Epcot)
  • Back To The Future, Part 2
  • Always

  • 1988:
  • Willow
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit*
  • Space Rangers (Micronauts)
  • The Last Temptation Of Christ
  • Star Trek Attaction (Universal)
  • Cocoon The Return
  • Caddyshack II

  • 1987:
  • The Witches Of Eastwick
  • Star Trek: TNG Star Tours (Disney)
  • Innerspace*
  • Harry and The Hendersons
  • Empire Of The Sun
  • *Batteries Not Included

  • 1986:
  • The Money Pit
  • The Golden Child
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
  • Labyrinth
  • Howard The Duck
  • Captain Ed (Disney, 3-D)

  • 1985:
  • Young Sherlock Holmes
  • Out Of Africa
  • Mishima
  • The Goonies
  • Explorers
  • Ewoks: The Battle For Endor
  • Enemy Mine
  • Cocoon*
  • Back To The Future
  • Amazing Stories

  • 1984:
  • The Neverending Story
  • The Ewok Adventure
  • Starman
  • Star Trek III: The Search For Spock
  • Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom*

  • 1983:
  • Twice Upon A Time
  • Return Of The Jedi*

  • 1982:
  • The Dark Crystal
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan
  • Poltergeist
  • E.T.*

  • 1981:
  • Raiders Of The Lost Ark*
  • Dragonslayer

  • 1980:
  • The Empire Strikes Back*

  • 1977:
  • Star Wars*

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