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Encounter in the Third Dimension (1999)
"Encounter in the Thrid Dimension" (original title)

 -  Short  -  31 March 1999 (USA)
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The Professor, helped by his flying robot M.A.X., tries to show us the history of 3-D film, and his newest innovation, Real-O-Vision (ride films). But his hardware keeps breaking down, ... See full summary »

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The Professor / M.A.X. (voice)
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Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (as Elvira)
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The Professor, helped by his flying robot M.A.X., tries to show us the history of 3-D film, and his newest innovation, Real-O-Vision (ride films). But his hardware keeps breaking down, particularly when he's trying to introduce a music video of Elvira. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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A wild journey through the history of 3-D cinema!

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$21,653 (USA) (26 February 1999)

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$7,195,401 (USA) (15 December 2006)
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While the title is clearly intended to be "Encounter in the Third Dimension," the actual on-screen title includes a typo generated by M.A.X., the first of many malfunctions. MAX tries to fix it, but destroys the title in the process. See more »

Connections

Features T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996) See more »

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Haunted House
Written by John Paragon & Holly Knight
Performed by Cassandra Peterson (as Elvira)
Courtesy of Rhino Records
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a must-see!
4 November 1998 | by (Munich) – See all my reviews

I've seen many 3d movies - some of them on IMAX screens - but "Encounter in the Third Dimension" is the absolute best (as of 1998) in CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) and 3D. A must-see!


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