ILM Projects by Decade: 1980s

1980

The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back 2

May 21, 1980

Credits

 

1981

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark 2

June 12, 1981

Credits

Dragonslayer

Dragonslayer 2

June 26, 1981

Credits

 

1982

Poltergeist

Poltergeist 2

June 04, 1982

Credits

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

June 04, 1982

Credits

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 3

June 11, 1982

Credits

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal

December 17, 1982

Credits

 

1983

Return of the Jedi

Return of the Jedi 3

May 25, 1983

Credits

Twice Upon a Time

Twice Upon a Time

August 05, 1983

Credits

The Keep

The Keep

December 16, 1983

Credits

 

1984

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 2

May 23, 1984

Credits

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock 1

June 01, 1984

Credits

The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story

July 20, 1984

Credits

Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure

Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure 1

November 25, 1984

Credits

 
Starman

Starman

December 14, 1984

Credits

 

1985

The Goonies

The Goonies

June 07, 1985

Credits

Cocoon

Cocoon 1

June 21, 1985

Credits

Back to the Future

Back to the Future 1

July 03, 1985

Credits

Explorers

Explorers

July 12, 1985

Credits

 
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

October 04, 1985

Credits

Amazing Stories 'The Mission'

Amazing Stories 'The Mission'

November 03, 1985

Credits

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor

November 24, 1985

Credits

Young Sherlock Holmes

Young Sherlock Holmes

December 06, 1985

Credits

 
Out of Africa

Out of Africa

December 18, 1985

Credits

Enemy Mine

Enemy Mine

December 20, 1985

Credits

 

1986

General Cinema Trailer

General Cinema Trailer

1986

Credits

The Money Pit

The Money Pit

March 01, 1986

Credits

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

June 27, 1986

Credits

Captain EO

Captain EO

September 12, 1986

Credits

 
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

November 28, 1986

Credits

Howard the Duck

Howard the Duck

December 01, 1986

Credits

The Golden Child

The Golden Child

December 12, 1986

Credits

 

1987

Star Tours

Star Tours

January 09, 1987

Credits

Harry and the Hendersons

Harry and the Hendersons

June 05, 1987

Credits

The Witches of Eastwick

The Witches of Eastwick

June 12, 1987

Credits

Spaceballs

Spaceballs

June 24, 1987

Credits

 
Innerspace

Innerspace

July 03, 1987

Credits

Star Trek: The Next Generation 'Encounter at Farpoint'

Star Trek: The Next Generation 'Encounter at Farpoint'

September 28, 1987

Credits

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

December 01, 1987

Credits

*batteries not included

*batteries not included

December 18, 1987

Credits

 

1988

Micronauts 'Pilot'

1988

Credits

Star Trek Adventure

Star Trek Adventure

1988

Credits

Willow

Willow

May 20, 1988

Credits

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

June 22, 1988

Credits

 
Caddyshack II

Caddyshack II

July 22, 1988

Credits

The Last Temptation of Christ

The Last Temptation of Christ

August 12, 1988

Credits

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

August 12, 1988

Credits

Cocoon: The Return

Cocoon: The Return

November 23, 1988

Credits

 
The Accidental Tourist

The Accidental Tourist

December 23, 1988

Credits

 

1989

Mickey - Eisner Spot

1989

Credits

The 'Burbs

The 'Burbs

February 17, 1989

Credits

Skin Deep

Skin Deep

March 03, 1989

Credits

Leviathan

Leviathan

March 17, 1989

Credits

 
Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

March 31, 1989

Credits

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

May 24, 1989

Credits

Ghostbusters II

Ghostbusters II

June 16, 1989

Credits

Tummy Trouble

Tummy Trouble

June 23, 1989

Credits

 
The Abyss

The Abyss

August 09, 1989

Credits

Body Wars

Body Wars

October 19, 1989

Credits

Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part II

November 22, 1989

Credits

Always

Always

December 22, 1989

Credits