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Criterion Laserdiscs not yet on Criterion DVD/Blu-ray

by Yanagi Trebuchet
Criterion Laserdiscs not yet on Criterion DVD/Blu-ray by Yanagi Trebuchet
*note: I’m putting an asterisk before titles that don’t come up on MUBI when trying to enter individual titles. Here’s a list of titles which appeared on Criterion laserdisc, which have not yet made it to Criterion DVD/Blu-Ray: 12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet 1957) 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick 1968) Adam’s Rib (George Cukor 1949) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (Terry Gilliam 1989) The Adventures of Robin Hood (Michael Curtiz/ William Keighley 1938) Akira (Katsuhiro Otomo 1988; Japan) Annie Hall (Woody Allen 1977) Arsenic and Old Lace (Frank Capra 1944) The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston 1950) Atomic Cafe (Kevin Rafferty 1982) Bad… Read more

*note: I’m putting an asterisk before titles that don’t come up on MUBI when trying to enter individual titles.

Here’s a list of titles which appeared on Criterion laserdisc, which have not yet made it to Criterion DVD/Blu-Ray:

12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet 1957)
2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick 1968)
Adam’s Rib (George Cukor 1949)
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (Terry Gilliam 1989)
The Adventures of Robin Hood (Michael Curtiz/ William Keighley 1938)
Akira (Katsuhiro Otomo 1988; Japan)
Annie Hall (Woody Allen 1977)
Arsenic and Old Lace (Frank Capra 1944)
The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston 1950)
Atomic Cafe (Kevin Rafferty 1982)
Bad Day at Black Rock (John Sturges 1955)
Belle de Jour (Luis Buñuel 1967; France)
The Big Chill (Lawrence Kasdan 1983)
Blackmail (Alfred Hitchcock 1929)
Blade Runner (Ridley Scott 1982)
Blow Up (Michelangelo Antonioni 1966; UK)
*Bodies, Rest & Motion (Michael Steinberg 1993)
Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas Anderson 1997)
Boyz N the Hood (John Singleton 1991)
Breaker Morant (Bruce Beresford 1980; Australia)
Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier 1996)
Burn! (Gillo Pontecorvo 1969)
*La Cage Aux Folles (Edouard Molinaro 1978; France)
Carnal Knowledge (Mike Nichols 1971)
Carrie (Brian De Palma 1976)
Casablanca (Michael Curtiz 1942)
Cat People (Val Lewton 1942)
Citizen Kane (Orson Welles 1941)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Steven Spielberg 1977)
Confidentally Yours (François Truffaut 1983)
Crash (David Cronenberg 1996)
Crimes and Misdemeanors (Woody Allen 1989)
Damage (Louis Malle 1992)
Darling (John Schlesinger 1965; UK)
*David Holtzman’s Diary (Jim McBride 1968)
Dead Presidents (Albert and Allen Hughes 1995)
Dersu Uzala (Akira Kurosawa 1974; Japan)
Diva (Jean-Jacques Beinei 1981)
Dr. No (Terence Young 1962; UK)
Dr. Strangelove (Stanley Kubrick 1964)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (Francis Ford Coppola 1992)
Edward II (Derek Jarman 1991)
El Cid (Anthony Mann 1961)
The English Patient (Anthony Minghella1996)
The Entertainer (Tony Richardson 1960)
Evergreen (Victor Saville 1934)
Evita (Alan Parker 1996)
Fellini Satyricon (Federico Fellini 1969; Italy)
The Fisher King (Terry Gilliam 1991)
*Five Corners (Tony Bill 1987)
Forbidden Planet (Fred Wilcox 1956)
From Russia with Love (Terence Young 1963; UK)
The Game (David Fincher 1997)
Get out your Handkerchiefs (Bertrand Blier 1978)
Ghostbusters (Ivan Reitman 1984)
Goldfinger (Guy Hamilton 1964)
The Graduate (Mike Nichols 1967)
The Great Escape (John Sturges 1963)
Halloween (John Carpenter 1978)
A Hard Day’s Night (Richard Lester 1964; UK)
Help! (Richard Lester 1965; UK)
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (Alexander Hall 1941)
High Noon (Fred Zinnemann 1952)
I am Cuba (Mikhail Kalatozov 1964) (Mikheil Kalatozishvili 1964; USSR/Cuba)
In Which We Serve (Noel Coward 1942; UK)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel 1956)
It’s a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra 1946)
Jason and the Argonauts (Don Chaffey 1963)
Jour de Fete (Jacques Tati 1948; France)
The Killing (Stanley Kubrick 1956)
King Kong (Merian C. Cooper/ Ernest B. Schoedsack 1933)
*King of Hearts (Philippe de Broca 1966)
The Lacemaker (Claude Goretta 1977)
*Lady for a Day (Frank Capra 1933)
The Last Laugh (F.W. Murnau 1924; Germany)
Last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci 1972; France/Italy)
Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean 1962; UK)
*League of Gentlemen (Basil Dearden 1959)
Letter from an Unknown Woman (Max Ophüls 1948)
Life of Oharu (Kenji Mizoguchi 1979; Japan)
Lolita (Stanley Kubrick 1962)
The Magnificent Ambersons (Orson Welles 1942)
Makioka Sisters (Kon Ichikawa 1983; Japan)
Menace II Society (Albert and Allen Hughes 1993)
Midnight Cowboy (John Schlesinger 1969)
Miracle in Milan (Vittorio De Sica 1951)
Montenegro (Dusan Makavejev 1981)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones 1975; UK)
A Night at the Opera (Sam Wood 1935)
North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock 1959)
Nostalghia (Andrei Tarkovsky 1983; Italy)
Odd Man Out (Carol Reed 1947; UK)
Olympia I & II (Leni Riefenstahl 1938; Germany)
Once Were Warriors (Lee Tamahori 1994; New Zealand)
Othello (Orson Welles 1952)
Parade (Jacques Tati 1974)
Personal Journey w/ Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (Martin Scorsese 1995) DOCU
Pink Flamingos (John Waters 1972)
The Player (Robert Altman 1992)
Polyester (John Waters 1981)
*Prince Of Tides (Barbara Streisand 1991)
The Princess Bride (Rob Reinerb 1987)
The Producers (Mel Brooks 1968)
Pulp Fiction (Tarantino, Quentin 1994)
Purple Noon (René Clément 1959; France/Italy)
Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese 1980)
Return of Martin Guerre (Daniel Vigne 1982)
Sabotage / aka The Woman Alone (Alfred Hitchcock 1936)
Salt of the Earth (Herbert Biberman 1954)
*Scaramouche (George Sidney 1952)
Secret Agent (Alfred Hitchcock 1936)
Seven (David Fincher 1995)
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (Steven Soderbergh 1989)
Shampoo (Hal Ashby 1975)
She’s Gotta Have It (Spike Lee 1986)
Shine (Scott Hicks 1996)
Show Boat (George Sidney 1936)
*Silverado (Lawrence Kasdan 1985)
Singin’ in the Rain (Gene Kelly_Stanley Donen 1952)
Sling Blade (Billy Bob Thornton 1996)
Soft Skin (François Truffaut 1964)
Some Like It Hot (Billy Wilder 1959)
Supercop/ aka Police Story 3 (Stanley Tong 1992; Hong Kong)
Sweet Sweetback’s Baadassssss Song (Melvin Van Peebles 1971)
Swept Away (Lina Wertmüller 1974; Italy)
Swing Time (George Stevens 1936)
Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese 1976)
*Three Cases of Murder (David Eady 1955)
Tootsie (Sydney Pollack 1982)
Trainspotting (Danny Boyle 1996; UK)
Tristana (Luis Buñuel 1970; France/Spain)
Two English Girls (François Truffaut 1971; France)
Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Jacques Demy 1964; France)
Victim (Basil Dearden 1961)
*Waltz of the Torreadors (John Guillermin 1962)
West Side Story (Robert Wise_Jerome Robbins 1961)
Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left For the East? (Bae Yong-kyun 1989; S.Korea)
The Wizard of Oz (Mervyn LeRoy 1939)
Woman Next Door (François Truffaut 1981)
Women on the Verge of A Nervous Breakdown (Pedro Almodóvar 1988; Spain)
Young and Innocent (Alfred Hitchcock 1937)
*Zulu (Cy Endfield 1964)

COMING SOON TO CRITERION COLLECTION DVD/BLU-RAY:
The Magician (Ingmar Bergman 1958; Sweden) COMING OCT 2010 to CC dvd/Blu-ray
Paths of Glory (Stanley Kubrick 1957) COMING OCT 2010 to CC dvd/Blu-ray
The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton 1955) COMING NOV 2010 to CC dvd/Blu-ray
Five Easy Pieces (Bob Rafelson 1970) COMING NOV 2010 to CC dvd/Blu-ray
Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich 1971) COMING NOV 2010 to CC dvd/Blu-ray

Osaka Elegy (Kenji Mizoguchi 1936; Japan) is available in Eclipse series 13: ‘Kenji Mizoguchi’s Fallen Women’

the following titles are alleged by online sources to have been on Criterion laserdisc, but I cannot confirm it (a MUBI user mentions in comments section that these were Rolling Thunder LDs distibuted by Criterion):
Sonatine (Takeshi Kitano 1993; Japan)
Switchblade Sisters (Jack Hillk 1975)

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