The Goonies RELEASE DATE: June 7, 1985
Back to the Future RELEASE DATE: July 3, 1985 FUN FACT: The final photo is from early on in the shoot, before Michael J. Fox replaced Eric Stoltz as Marty McFly.
Jurassic Park RELEASE DATE: June 11, 1993
Raiders of the Lost Ark RELEASE DATE: June 12, 1981
Ghostbusters RELEASE DATE: June 8, 1984 FUN FACT: That’s Chevy Chase, making a visit to the set, dancing down the steps with Bill Murray in the last photo.
The Blues Brothers RELEASE DATE: June 20, 1980 FUN FACT: … and there’s Bill Murray visiting his SNL castmates Belushi and Aykroyd.
Batman RELEASE DATE: June 23, 1989
The Dark Knight RELEASE DATE: July 18, 2008
Star Wars RELEASE DAY: May 25, 1977
The Empire Strikes Back RELEASE DATE: May 21, 1980
Return of the Jedi RELEASE DATE: May 25, 1983
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial RELEASE DATE: June 11, 1982
Poltergeist RELEASE DATE: June 4, 1982 FUN FACT: Spielberg directed E.T. and produced (some say shadow-directed) Poltergeist at nearly the same time, a sunny and dark side of his suburban world. (They hit theaters within a week of each other.) The bottom photo catches Spielberg with both groups of kids from his two films.
Do the Right Thing RELEASE DATE: June 30, 1989
Escape From New York RELEASE DATE: July 10, 1981 FUN FACT: That’s James Cameron, who worked on the film as matte painter and director of photography for special visual effects, in the bottom picture.
Apocalypse Now RELEASE DATE: August 15, 1979
Gremlins RELEASE DATE: June 8, 1984
Die Hard RELEASE DATE: July 15, 1988
Total Recall RELEASE DATE: June 1, 1990