Most Popular Titles With John Dykstra
1. Kong: Skull Island (2017)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.
Votes: 186,262 | Gross: $168.05M
2. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,027,839 | Gross: $322.74M
3. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.
Votes: 1,011,429 | Gross: $120.54M
4. The Hateful Eight (2015)
R | 187 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.
Votes: 375,637 | Gross: $54.12M
5. Django Unchained (2012)
R | 165 min | Drama, Western
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Votes: 1,095,021 | Gross: $162.81M
6. X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Votes: 307,212 | Gross: $155.44M
7. Ghost in the Shell (2017)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Votes: 138,616 | Gross: $40.53M
8. Spider-Man (2002)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Votes: 595,522 | Gross: $403.71M
9. Batman Forever (1995)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Batman must battle former district attorney Harvey Dent, who is now Two-Face and Edward Nygma, The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.
Votes: 207,057 | Gross: $184.03M
11. Batman & Robin (1997)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.
Votes: 205,071 | Gross: $107.33M
12. X: First Class (2011)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III.
Votes: 569,209 | Gross: $146.41M
13. Godzilla (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.
Votes: 327,425 | Gross: $200.68M
14. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
G | 132 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder.
Votes: 69,712 | Gross: $82.26M
15. Seventh Son (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When Mother Malkin, the queen of evil witches, escapes the pit she was imprisoned in by professional monster hunter Spook decades ago and kills his apprentice, he recruits young Tom, the seventh son of the seventh son, to help him.
Votes: 62,442 | Gross: $17.22M
16. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.
Votes: 459,291 | Gross: $373.59M
17. Hancock (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Hancock is a superhero whose ill considered behavior regularly causes damage in the millions. He changes when the person he saves helps him improve his public image.
Votes: 381,998 | Gross: $227.95M
18. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.
21. My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady. Her mission is to make contact with a rather nerdy young scientist, who's quite ... See full summary »
Votes: 22,513 | Gross: $13.85M
22. Battlestar Galactica (1978)
PG | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.
23. Silent Running (1972)
GP | 89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft.
24. Alice in Wonderland (1985 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 187 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Alice is in Looking Glass land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky, a monster that appears due to her being afraid.
26. Firefox (1982)
PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A pilot is sent into the Soviet Union on a mission to steal a prototype jet fighter that can be partially controlled by a neuralink
Votes: 21,607 | Gross: $46.71M
27. Attack of the Show! (2005–2013)
60 min | News
There's the inside track, and then there are those who pave the inside track. Attack of the Show gets you inside, underneath, around, and behind the newest tech, the hottest games, the ... See full summary »
28. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.
29. Avalanche Express (1979)
PG | 88 min | Action, Thriller
Soviet KGB General Marenkov defects to the Americans and together with his CIA handler Harry Wargrave they plan an operation meant to reveal the KGB agents in Europe.
30. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)
151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi
An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.
32. Heroes of Cosplay (2013– )
Cosworld is a tantalizing six-episode docuseries that lifts the veil on the imaginative world of cosplay competition. The series follows some of the hottest cosplay stars as they make a ... See full summary »
34. Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
The fictional story of the first "hypersonic" commercial passenger plane, which can make the flight from New York to London in a mere four hours. On the maiden flight of this plane, a minor... See full summary »
36. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 197 min
40. Something Is Out There (II) (1988– )
200 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime ... See full summary »
41. Making the Amazing (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 127 min | Documentary
A comprehensive 12-part documentary on the making of "Spider-Man 2," covering everything from pre-production to premiere. Available on Disc 2 of the "Spider-Man 2" Special Edition DVD.
42. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)
Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as " Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »
43. Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (2010 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
A look over the incredible work of ILM and how they revolutionised the way we see film with the introduction and advances of CGI or Computer Generated Image. This documentary takes us from ... See full summary »
44. X-Men: Apocalypse Unearthed (2016 Video)
64 min | Documentary
A six-part documentary. We get info from Singer, Kinberg, producers Hutch Parker, costume designer Louise Miingenbach, Legacy Effects' Brian Sipe, stunt coordinator Jeff Habberstad, ... See full summary »
45. Movie Magic (1994– )
30 min | Documentary, History
Documentary series dealing with every aspect of special effects in movies, from low-budget make-up to multi-million-dollar computer-generated graphics. The clear presentation includes ... See full summary »
47. The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005 TV Special)
194 min | Music
49. Sewer Shark (1992 Video Game)
In the future, much of humanity has been forced to live underground. The player takes the role of a pilot who flies through sewers beneath the paradise Solar City and exterminates creatures at the order of evil Commissioner Stenchler.
51. Vision of a Future Passed: The Prophecy of 2001 (2007 Video)
22 min | Documentary, Short
In 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick showed us what the future might look like. How true was his vision? This documentary employs interviews with filmmakers, screenwriters and authors ... See full summary »
52. Standing on the Shoulders of Kubrick: The Legacy of 2001 (2007 Video)
21 min | Documentary, Short
Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking 2001: A Space Odyssey opened the door to all the films and filmmakers who followed it. Through interviews with directors such as George Lucas, Steven ... See full summary »
53. X Marks the Spot on 'X-Men: First Class' (2011 Video)
20 min | Documentary, Short
This offers a collection of segments: "Erik in Auschwitz" (1:57), "Charles Meets Raven" (1:57), "Mr. Howlett Declines" (1:55), "Mindscape" (1:49), "Emulsion Journey" (4:14), "Rebecca's ... See full summary »
54. 8 Arms to Hold You (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 22 min | Documentary, Short
An "Ock-umentary" exploring the character of Doc Ock and the way he as well as his tentacles were brought to life on the silver screen.
55. Spider-Man 2: Webisodes (2004 Video)
8 min | Short
This program splits into four segments: "Costume Design" (83 seconds), "Comic-Con Q&A" (two minutes, 26 seconds), "J. Jonah Jameson" (108 seconds), and "Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson" (... See full summary »
57. Amazing! Exploring the Far Reaches of Forbidden Planet (2006 Video)
27 min | Documentary, Short
A documentary about the making of, and legacy of, the Forbidden Planet movie.
58. The Making of... 'Lifeforce' (1985 Video)
Not Rated | 21 min | Short
A behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of the sci-fi classic Lifeforce, directed by Tobe Hooper, and special effects created by Oscar award winning John Dykstra.
61. Spider-Man: Director Profile, Sam Raimi (2002 Video)
7 min | Short
This program offers some comments about the director. It shows a few shots from the set as well as movie clips and interviews with Raimi, Maguire, Dafoe, Dunst, Harris, Ziskin, Arad, actor ... See full summary »
67. Spider-Man 2: Visual Effects Breakdown (2007 Video)
33 min | Documentary, Short
This making-of documentary splits into five different parts; we get comments from Dykstra, LaMolinara, Stokdyk, VFX producer Lydia Bottegoni, VFX editor Kevin Jolly, and miniatures ... See full summary »
68. Spider-Man 2: With Great Effort, Comes Great Recognition (2007 Video)
8 min | Documentary, Short
This making-of documentary gives us notes from Stokdyk, visual effects supervisor John Dykstra, and animation supervisor Anthony LaMolinara. as they look at the visual effects and their ... See full summary »
69. Gravity: Looking to the Stars - The Evolution of Space Films (2015 Video)
45 min | Documentary
Acclaimed filmmakers explore the progress of space travel in film from flights of pure fantasy in early cinema to modern realistic depictions.
Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
Gun on Ice Planet Zero: Part 1
60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A special task force, mostly made up out of convicts, is dispatched to destroy a giant Cylon operated pulsar cannon on the planet Aracta directly in the Colonial Fleet's path. Having lost a... See full summary »
Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
Gun on Ice Planet Zero: Part 2
60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As Apollo and the team of convicted specialists brave the snowy mountain to blow up the Ravashol Pulsar, the criminals plan their escape. Starbuck is still determined to make a detour and ... See full summary »
Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
Saga of a Star World
133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Twelve Colonies of Man are annihilated by the Cylons. Adama, commanding the last surviving Battlestar, takes it upon himself to lead all remaining survivors aboard 220 ships to find a ... See full summary »
CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)
24 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A divorced father and his children move into a house haunted by a Revolutionary War-era troublemaker and his girlfriend.