List of Criterion Collection Laserdisc releases

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The following is a list of laserdiscs released by The Criterion Collection from 1984 to 1998. These laserdiscs are now out of print. Films that have appeared on Criterion Collection DVD releases are noted with their corresponding DVD spine numbers in the following list. However, not all Criterion laserdiscs have been re-issued by Criterion on DVD and not all Criterion DVD releases appeared on laserdisc.

Title Director Year Spine # DVD Spine #
Citizen Kane Orson Welles 1941 001
King Kong Merian C. Cooper 1933 002
The 39 Steps Alfred Hitchcock 1935 003 056
The Lady Vanishes Alfred Hitchcock 1938 004 003
The Third Man Carol Reed 1949 005 064
Swing Time George Stevens 1936 006
High Noon Fred Zinnemann 1952 007
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Don Siegel 1956 008
The Magnificent Ambersons Orson Welles 1942 009
The Seventh Seal Ingmar Bergman 1957 010 011
The Hidden Fortress Akira Kurosawa 1958 011 116
The Red Balloon and White Mane Albert Lamorisse 1952 CC2000L N/A (Janus)
Lola Montès Max Ophüls 1955 012 503
Black Orpheus Marcel Camus 1959 013 048
Shock Corridor Samuel Fuller 1963 015 019
Help! Richard Lester 1965 016
The Graduate Mike Nichols 1967 017
It's a Wonderful Life Frank Capra 1946 018
Blade Runner Ridley Scott 1982 019
A Hard Day's Night Richard Lester 1964 020 711
Monsieur Hulot's Holiday Jacques Tati 1953 021 110
Sabotage Alfred Hitchcock 1936 022
Secret Agent Alfred Hitchcock 1936 023
Young and Innocent Alfred Hitchcock 1937 024
Grand Illusion Jean Renoir 1937 025 001
The Asphalt Jungle John Huston 1950 026
12 Angry Men Sidney Lumet 1957 027 591
The Night of the Hunter Charles Laughton 1955 028 541
La Strada Federico Fellini 1954 029 219
Forbidden Games René Clément 1952 030 318
A Night at the Opera Sam Wood 1935 031
Scaramouche George Sidney 1952 032
Pygmalion Leslie Howard and Anthony Asquith 1938 033 085
Vengeance is Mine Shohei Imamura 1979 034 384
Fellini Satyricon Federico Fellini 1969 035
The Producers Mel Brooks 1968 036
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1943 037 173
Black Narcissus Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1947 038 093
The Three Penny Opera Georg Wilhelm Pabst 1931 039 405
The Princess Bride Rob Reiner 1987 040
Tunes of Glory Ronald Neame 1960 041 225
The Horse's Mouth Ronald Neame 1958 042 154
Shoot the Piano Player François Truffaut 1960 043 315
Monterey Pop D. A. Pennebaker 1969 043 168
Show Boat James Whale 1936 044
North by Northwest Alfred Hitchcock 1959 045
Adam's Rib George Cukor 1949 047
Blowup Michelangelo Antonioni 1966 048
Rashomon Akira Kurosawa 1950 049 138
The Rules of the Game Jean Renoir 1939 050 216
Singin' in the Rain Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen 1952 052
Forbidden Planet Fred M. Wilcox 1956 053
Zulu Cy Endfield 1964 054
Darling John Schlesinger 1965 055
Paths of Glory Stanley Kubrick 1957 057 538
The Wizard of Oz Mervyn LeRoy 1939 059
2001: A Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrick 1968 060
L'Avventura Michelangelo Antonioni 1960 062 098
The Killing Stanley Kubrick 1956 064 575
The Blob Irvin Yeaworth 1958 065 091
The Adventures of Robin Hood Michael Curtiz 1938 066
Seven Samurai Akira Kurosawa 1954 067 002
The Graduate Mike Nichols 1967 068
Blade Runner Ridley Scott 1982 069
The River Jean Renoir 1951 070 176
Federico Fellini 1963 071 140
West Side Story Robert Wise 1961 072
Casablanca Michael Curtiz 1942 073
Some Like It Hot Billy Wilder 1959 074
Ghostbusters Ivan Reitman 1984 075
Floating Weeds Yasujirō Ozu 1959 076 232
The Naked Kiss Samuel Fuller 1964 077 018
Lawrence of Arabia David Lean 1962 078
Shampoo Hal Ashby 1975 079
Five Easy Pieces Bob Rafelson 1970 081 546
Red Beard Akira Kurosawa 1965 082 159
Miracle in Milan Vittorio De Sica 1951 083
Children of Paradise Marcel Carné 1945 084 141
Wild Strawberries Ingmar Bergman 1957 085 139
Smiles of a Summer Night Ingmar Bergman 1955 086 237
Annie Hall Woody Allen 1977 093
Jour de Fête Jacques Tati 1948 094
The Great Escape John Sturges 1963 095
La Cage aux Folles Édouard Molinaro 1978 096 671
Rebecca Alfred Hitchcock 1940 098 135
Burn! Gillo Pontecorvo 1969 099
Notorious Alfred Hitchcock 1946 100 137
Mon Oncle Jacques Tati 1958 101 111
Lolita Stanley Kubrick 1962 103
Yojimbo Akira Kurosawa 1961 105 052
Throne of Blood Akira Kurosawa 1957 106 190
Umberto D. Vittorio De Sica 1952 107 201
Sex, Lies, and Videotape Steven Soderbergh 1989 108
Taxi Driver Martin Scorsese 1976 109
The Lacemaker Claude Goretta 1977 112
That Obscure Object of Desire Luis Buñuel 1977 113 143
Ikiru Akira Kurosawa 1952 114 221
King of Hearts Philippe de Broca 1966 115
Summertime David Lean 1955 116 022
Tokyo Olympiad Kon Ichikawa 1965 117 155
Silverado Lawrence Kasdan 1985 118
Kwaidan Masaki Kobayashi 1964 119 090
Raging Bull Martin Scorsese 1980 120
Confidential Report A.K.A. Mr. Arkadin Orson Welles 1955 121 322
Last Tango in Paris Bernardo Bertolucci 1972 122
The Big Chill Lawrence Kasdan 1983 123 720
Dr. No Terence Young 1962 124
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Steven Spielberg 1977 125
The Devil and Daniel Webster William Dieterle 1941 126 214
The Wages of Fear Henri-Georges Clouzot 1953 127 036
Beauty and the Beast Jean Cocteau 1946 128 006
Parade Jacques Tati 1974 129
49th Parallel Michael Powell 1941 130 376
From Russia with Love Terence Young 1963 131
Goldfinger Guy Hamilton 1964 132
Bad Day at Black Rock John Sturges 1955 133
Knife in the Water Roman Polanski 1962 134 215
Here Comes Mr. Jordan Alexander Hall 1941 135
Arsenic and Old Lace Frank Capra 1944 136
Lady for a Day Frank Capra 1933 137
Diabolique Henri-Georges Clouzot 1955 138 035
The Last Picture Show Peter Bogdanovich 1971 139 549
Carnal Knowledge Mike Nichols 1971 140
Carrie Brian De Palma 1976 141
Citizen Kane Orson Welles 1941 142
Dr. Strangelove Stanley Kubrick 1964 143
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Terry Gilliam 1989 144
Tootsie Sydney Pollack 1982 145
Midnight Cowboy John Schlesinger 1969 146
The Harder They Come Perry Henzell 1973 147 083
Sunday Bloody Sunday John Schlesinger 1971 148 629
The Fisher King Terry Gilliam 1991 149
Boyz n the Hood John Singleton 1991 150
Akira Katsuhiro Otomo 1988 151
Letter from an Unknown Woman Max Ophüls 1948 151
The King of Kings Cecil B. DeMille 1927 152 266
Breathless Jean-Luc Godard 1960 153 408
Blackmail Alfred Hitchcock 1929 154
Spartacus Stanley Kubrick 1960 155 105
Peeping Tom Michael Powell 1960 156 058
The Tales of Hoffman Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1951 157 317
The Last Metro François Truffaut 1980 158 462
Jason and the Argonauts Don Chaffey 1963 160
Secret Honor Robert Altman 1984 161 257
The Golden Coach Jean Renoir 1953 162 242
French Cancan Jean Renoir 1955 163 243
Fallen Idol Carol Reed 1948 164 357
Jules and Jim François Truffaut 1962 165 281
The Silence Ingmar Bergman 1963 166 211
Monty Python and the Holy Grail Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones 1975 168
The Man Who Fell to Earth Nicolas Roeg 1976 169 304
Green for Danger Sidney Gilliat 1946 170 375
The Burmese Harp Kon Ichikawa 1956 171 379
The 400 Blows François Truffaut 1959 173 005
Ugetsu Kenji Mizoguchi 1953 174 309
The Player Robert Altman 1992 175
Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto Hiroshi Inagaki 1954 176 014
Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple Hiroshi Inagaki 1955 177 015
Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island Hiroshi Inagaki 1956 178 016
Damage Louis Malle 1992 182
Bram Stoker's Dracula Francis Ford Coppola 1992 183
Robinson Crusoe on Mars Byron Haskin 1964 184 404
Lord of the Flies Peter Brook 1963 185 043
Confidentially Yours François Truffaut 1983 187
Edward II Derek Jarman 1991 189
Richard III Laurence Olivier 1955 190 213
The Silence of the Lambs Jonathan Demme 1991 192 013
The Makioka Sisters Kon Ichikawa 1983 195 567
Brazil Terry Gilliam 1985 196 051
RoboCop Paul Verhoeven 1987 198 023
The Emperor Jones Dudley Murphy 1933 202 370
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs Bertrand Blier 1978 203
Evergreen Victor Saville 1934 204
Cries and Whispers Ingmar Bergman 1973 207 101
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom Pier Paolo Pasolini 1975 209 017
Polyester John Waters 1981 210
The Killer John Woo 1989 211 008
Repulsion Roman Polanski 1965 212 483
Man Bites Dog Rémy Belvaux 1992 215 165
Bodies, Rest & Motion Michael Steinberg 1993 216
Sanjuro Akira Kurosawa 1962 218 053
Menace II Society Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes 1993 219
Othello Orson Welles 1952 220
Osaka Elegy Kenji Mizoguchi 1936 221 Eclipse Series #13
Andrei Rublev Andrei Tarkovsky 1966 222 034
Sansho the Bailiff Kenji Mizoguchi 1954 223 386
Two English Girls François Truffaut 1971 225
The Last Laugh F. W. Murnau 1924 226
The Prince of Tides Barbra Streisand 1991 227
L'Avventura Michelangelo Antonioni 1960 228 098
She's Gotta Have It Spike Lee 1986 229
Fellini Satyricon Federico Fellini 1969 230
Short Cuts Robert Altman 1993 231 265
The Hidden Fortress [CLV] Akira Kurosawa 1958 232 116
Cat People Jacques Tourneur 1942 233
Naked Mike Leigh 1993 234 307
The Woman Next Door François Truffaut 1981 236
I Know Where I'm Going! Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger 1945 237 094
This Is Spinal Tap Rob Reiner 1984 238 012
Throne of Blood Akira Kurosawa 1957 239 190
Sid and Nancy Alex Cox 1986 241 020
Ashes and Diamonds Andrzej Wajda 1958 242 285
The Soft Skin François Truffaut 1964 243
David Holzman's Diary Jim McBride 1968 244
Hard Boiled John Woo 1992 245 009
Through a Glass Darkly Ingmar Bergman 1961 246 209
Halloween John Carpenter 1978 247
Brief Encounter David Lean 1945 248 076
The Red Shoes Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger 1945 249 044
A Night to Remember Roy Ward Baker 1958 250 007
Winter Light Ingmar Bergman 1962 254 210
Autumn Sonata Ingmar Bergman 1978 255 060
Dersu Uzala Akira Kurosawa 1974 256
Rome, Open City Roberto Rossellini 1946 257 497
Henry V Laurence Olivier 1944 258 041
Hobson's Choice David Lean 1954 259 461
F for Fake Orson Welles 1975 260 288
Three Cases of Murder David Eady 1955 261
Great Expectations David Lean 1946 262 031
In Which We Serve Noël Coward 1942 263 604
La Ronde Max Ophüls 1950 264 443
The Importance of Being Earnest Anthony Asquith 1952 265 158
Do the Right Thing Spike Lee 1989 266 097
Oliver Twist David Lean 1948 267 032
Amarcord Federico Fellini 1974 270 004
Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino 1994 271
The Magic Flute Ingmar Bergman 1975 273 071
Alphaville Jean-Luc Godard 1965 274 025
Coup de Torchon Bertrand Tavernier 1981 275 106
Fires on the Plain Kon Ichikawa 1959 276 378
The Virgin Spring Ingmar Bergman 1960 277 321
Variety Lights Federico Fellini 1950 279 081
Odd Man Out Carol Reed 1947 280
Once Were Warriors Lee Tamahori 1994 282
Akira Katsuhiro Otomo 1988 283
The Killer John Woo 1989 284 008
The Atomic Cafe Kevin Rafferty 1982 285
Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? Bae Yong-Kyun 1989 286
Blood for Dracula Paul Morrissey 1974 287 028
Flesh for Frankenstein Paul Morrissey 1973 288 027
The Blood of a Poet Jean Cocteau 1930 289 067
Belle de Jour Luis Buñuel 1967 290 593
Dodes'ka-den Akira Kurosawa 1970 291 465
The Horse's Mouth Ronald Neame 1958 292 154
Scenes from a Marriage Ingmar Bergman 1973 293 229
The Sword of Doom Kihashi Okamoto 1966 294 280
I Am Cuba Mikhail Kalatozov 1964 295
Hamlet Laurence Olivier 1948 296 082
Seven David Fincher 1995 298
Tristana Luis Buñuel 1970 299
Waltz of the Toreadors John Guillermin 1962 300
Dead Presidents Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes 1995 301
The Earrings of Madame de... Max Ophüls 1953 302 445
The Magician Ingmar Bergman 1958 303 537
El Cid Anthony Mann 1961 304
Dead Ringers David Cronenberg 1988 305 021
This Sporting Life Lindsay Anderson 1963 306 417
Stranger Than Paradise Jim Jarmusch 1984 307 400
Hard Boiled John Woo 1992 308 009
Diva Jean-Jacques Beineix 1981 309
Halloween John Carpenter 1978 310
RoboCop [CLV] Paul Verhoeven 1987 311 023
The Entertainer Tony Richardson 1960 312
Swept Away Lina Wertmüller 1975 313
The Silence of the Lambs [CLV] Jonathan Demme 1991 314 013
The Return of Martin Guerre Daniel Vigne 1982 315
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song Melvin Van Peebles 1971 316
Montenegro Dušan Makavejev 1981 317
The League of Gentlemen Basil Dearden 1959 318 Eclipse Series #25
This Is Spinal Tap [CLV] Rob Reiner 1984 319 012
The Princess Bride Rob Reiner 1987 320
Big Deal on Madonna Street Mario Monicelli 1958 321 113
Crimes and Misdemeanors Woody Allen 1989 323
Purple Noon René Clément 1960 324 637
Trainspotting Danny Boyle 1996 325
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Martin Scorsese 1995 326
Supercop Stanley Tong 1992 327
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Jacques Demy 1964 328 716
The Life of Oharu Kenji Mizoguchi 1952 329 664
The Long Good Friday John Mackenzie 1980 331 026
Early Summer Yasujirō Ozu 1951 332 240
The Rock Michael Bay 1996 334 108
Shine Scott Hicks 1996 335
The English Patient Anthony Minghella 1996 336
Evita Alan Parker 1996 337
Olympia I and II Leni Riefenstahl 1938 338
Withnail and I Bruce Robinson 1986 339 119
How to Get Ahead in Advertising Bruce Robinson 1989 340 120
Pink Flamingos John Waters 1972 341
Z Costa-Gavras 1969 342 491
Breaking the Waves Lars von Trier 1996 343 705
Nostalghia Andrei Tarkovsky 1983 344
Vivre Sa Vie Jean-Luc Godard 1962 345 512
Five Corners Tony Bill 1987 346
Mona Lisa Neil Jordan 1986 347 107
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Pedro Almodóvar 1988 348
Crash David Cronenberg 1996 349
Sling Blade Billy Bob Thornton 1996 350
Walkabout Nicolas Roeg 1971 351 010
The Last Temptation of Christ Martin Scorsese 1988 352 070
Life of Brian Terry Jones 1979 353 061
Time Bandits Terry Gilliam 1981 354 037
Breaker Morant Bruce Beresford 1980 355
M Fritz Lang 1931 356 030
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Philip Kaufman 1988 357 055
Victim Basil Dearden 1961 358 Eclipse Series #25
The Night Porter Liliana Cavani 1974 359 059
Chasing Amy Kevin Smith 1997 360 075
Branded to Kill Seijun Suzuki 1967 361 038
Tokyo Drifter Seijun Suzuki 1966 362 039
Vagabond Agnès Varda 1985 363 074
Cléo from 5 to 7 Agnès Varda 1962 364 073
The Game David Fincher 1997 365 627
Boogie Nights Paul Thomas Anderson 1997 366
Double Suicide Masahiro Shinoda 1969 367 104
Good Morning Yasujirō Ozu 1959 368 084
Onibaba Kaneto Shindo 1964 369 226
Stray Dog Akira Kurosawa 1949 370 233
The Bad Sleep Well Akira Kurosawa 1960 371 319
Dead Ringers David Cronenberg 1988 372 021
Brazil Terry Gilliam 1985 373 051
High and Low Akira Kurosawa 1963 382 024
Picnic at Hanging Rock Peter Weir 1975 383 029
Armageddon Michael Bay 1998 384 040
"—" denotes that a film not released on Criterion DVD.

Laserdiscs announced but never released[edit]

Title Director Year Spine # DVD Spine #
Caesar and Cleopatra Gabriel Pascal 1945 090 Eclipse Series #20
Blue Velvet David Lynch 1986 219
The Spirit of the Beehive Víctor Erice 1973 110 351
Truffaut Trio (The 400 Blows, Jules and Jim, François Truffaut: 25 Years, 25 Films) François Truffaut N/A 176 5, 281, —
A River Runs Through It Robert Redford 1992 179
A Few Good Men Rob Reiner 1992 181
City of Hope John Sayles 1992 186
The Bridge on the River Kwai David Lean 1957 193
Easy Rider Dennis Hopper 1969 194 545
The Lady from Shanghai Orson Welles 1947 197
On the Waterfront Elia Kazan 1954 200 647
The Elephant Man David Lynch 1980 201
Macbeth Roman Polanski 1971 206 726
Salt of the Earth Herbert Biberman 1954 213
The Firemen's Ball Miloš Forman 1968 217 145
Gojira: Special Edition (Godzilla) Ishirō Honda 1954 CC1533L 594
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! Ishirō Honda, Terry O. Morse 1956 CC1534L 594
Godzilla vs. Mothra Ishirō Honda 1964 CC1535L
Godzilla vs. Monster Zero Ishirō Honda 1965 CC1536L
Godzilla's Revenge Ishirō Honda 1969 CC1537L
Terror of Mechagodzilla Jun Fukuda 1975 CC1538L
The Mikado Victor Schertzinger 1939 251 559
Orpheus Jean Cocteau 1949 253 68
The Prince of Tides Barbra Streisand 1991 159
"—" denotes that a film not released on Criterion DVD.
The Godzilla films were announced but afterwards cancelled. Their spine numbers would have been within the range: 374-381.
While Prince of Tides was never officially released, multiple copies with full final packaging exist in private collections.

François Truffaut: 25 Years, 25 Films, intended to be included in Truffaut Trio, was released separately as a Voyager Laserdisc [V1067L]. Though released by Voyager, the packaging had a label indicating it was a "Criterion Supplement".

Salt of the Earth was released as Voyager Laserdisc [VP1005L].

Criterion Television Classics[edit]

In 1991, Criterion released a series of collected television programs under the banner of "Criterion Television Classics". The laserdiscs had their own numbering scheme and were not assigned numbers in the Criterion Collection.

Title Release # DVD Spine #
I Love Lucy ( Job Switching, Lucy Does a TV Commercial) CTC-1000L
Tanner '88 (three volumes) CTV-1001L, CTV-1002L, CTV-1003L 258
The Addams Family (Cousin Itt Visits the Addams Family, Amnesia in the Addams Family) CTV-1004L
"—" denotes that a work has not been released on Criterion DVD.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Criterion Laserdisc Collection at The Criterion Collection's website (archived by archive.org as the list no longer appears on their current website).