1998

From Home Video

Events[edit]

  • March:
    • Image Entertainment began producing its VHS releases, after Laserdisc and DVD.
    • Hallmark Home Entertainment had acquired Cabin Fever Entertainment.
    • The FoxVideo name was discontinued by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
  • April:
    • LIVE Entertainment became Artisan Entertainment.
    • Rhino Home Video and Warner Home Video collaborated on the home video release of South Park, with Rhino handling marketing and Warner Home Video handling distribution.
    • York Home Video and Maverick Entertainment teamed up to jointly acquire and release films.
  • May: Warner Music Group acquired Rhino Entertainment Company, although its home video contract with Warner Home Video did not expire for several years.
  • May 16: The Jim Henson Company had secured a deal with Columbia TriStar Home Video to release its titles.
  • June 8: The DIVX format was launched.
  • August 11: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, after a deal with Time Warner Cable, to carry the new Fox Family, became one of the last majors to enter the DVD market.
  • August: Artisan Entertainment secured a distribution deal with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to distribute Artisan's titles, but Artisan continues to handle the marketing.
  • September: Artisan secured a deal with Republic Pictures.

VHS[edit]

January[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Bad Lieutenant Live Entertainment Live Entertainment January 13, 1998
Barney: It's Time For Counting Barney Home Video Lyrick Studios January 13, 1998
  • Compatible with Microsoft ActiMates Barney.
Buddy Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video January 13, 1998
Chicago Joe and the Showgirl Live Entertainment Live Entertainment January 13, 1998
Event Horizon Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video January 27, 1998
Ghosts of Mississippi Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video January 6, 1998
Gunmen Live Entertainment Live Entertainment January 13, 1998
Hey Arnold!: Love Stinks Nickelodeon Video Paramount Home Video January 13, 1998
Hollow Reed Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video January 27, 1998
Hoodlum MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video January 6, 1998
Killing Zoe Live Entertainment Live Entertainment January 13, 1998
Kull the Conqueror Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution January 27, 1998
Leave it to Beaver Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution January 20, 1998
Masterminds Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video January 6, 1998
Money Talks New Line Home Video Warner Home Video January 13, 1998
Nothing to Lose Touchstone Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment January 20, 1998
The Palermo Connection Live Entertainment Live Entertainment January 13, 1998
Picture Perfect FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment January 13, 1998
The Road Killers Live Entertainment Live Entertainment January 13, 1998
Rugrats: Diapered Duo Nickelodeon Video Paramount Home Video January 13, 1998
  • Contains the episodes "Down the Drain", "The Odd Couple", "Mirrorland", "Give and Take" and "Farewell My Friend".
Rugrats: Dr. Tommy Pickles Nickelodeon Video Paramount Home Video January 13, 1998
  • Opens with a video trailer for Good Burger and promos for Paramount Family Favorites, A Rugrats Vacation and Nicktoons on Videocassette.
  • Contains the episodes "Hiccups", "Autumn Leaves", "Potty Training Spike", "Chicken Pops" and "Grandpa's Bad Bug".
  • Hiccups and Autumn Leaves were direct-to-video episodes, and did not premiere on television before May 13, 1998.
Soul Food FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment January 13, 1998
Wishmaster Live Entertainment Live Entertainment January 13, 1998
The Young Americans Live Entertainment Live Entertainment January 13, 1998

February[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
1941 (Widescreen) Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution February 3, 1998
  • THX certified.
Air Force One Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video February 10, 1998
Belle's Magical World Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment February 17, 1998
The Best of The Simpsons: Vol. 4 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment February 3, 1998
  • Contains the episodes "Treehouse of Horror" and "Bart Gets an "F"".
  • Also contains The Tracey Ullman Show short "Bart's Haircut" as a bonus feature.
The Best of The Simpsons: Vol. 5 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment February 3, 1998
  • Contains the episodes "Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish" and "Bart vs. Thanksgiving".
  • Also contains The Tracey Ullman Show short "Scary Movie" as a bonus feature.
The Best of The Simpsons: Vol. 6 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment February 3, 1998
  • Contains the episodes "Bart the Daredevil" and "Itchy & Scratchy & Marge".
  • Also contains The Tracey Ullman Show short "The Bart Simpson Show" as a bonus feature.
The Blues Brothers Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution February 3, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie Warner Home Video Warner Home Video February 3, 1998
Critical Care Live Entertainment Live Entertainment February 17, 1998
The Devil's Advocate Warner Home Video Warner Home Video February 24, 1998
Double Take Live Entertainment Live Entertainment February 17, 1998
Excess Baggage Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video February 3, 1998
The Game PolyGram Video PolyGram Distribution February 17, 1998
  • THX certified.
G.I. Jane Hollywood Pictures Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment February 3, 1998
Good Burger Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video February 17, 1998
Hercules Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment February 3, 1998
Mad City Warner Home Video Warner Home Video February 24, 1998
The Man Who Knew Too Little Warner Home Video Warner Home Video February 24, 1998
Most Wanted New Line Home Video Warner Home Video February 17, 1998
The Pillow Book Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video February 3, 1998
Sesame Street: Fiesta! Sony Wonder Sony Music Distribution February 3, 1998
Sesame Street Kids' Guide to Life: Big Bird Gets Lost Sony Wonder Sony Music Distribution February 3, 1998

March[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Assignment Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video March 17, 1998
Barney In Outer Space Barney Home Video Lyrick Studios March 17, 1998
  • Compatible with Microsoft ActiMates Barney.
Bean PolyGram Video PolyGram Distribution March 31, 1998
Body Count Live Entertainment Live Entertainment March 17, 1998
Carlito's Way (Widescreen) Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution March 31, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Chipmunk Adventure Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution March 17, 1998
The Full Monty FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment March 17, 1998
In & Out Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video March 10, 1998
I Know What You Did Last Summer Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video March 24, 1998
Jesus Christ Superstar (Widescreen) Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution March 10, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Little Mermaid Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment March 31, 1998
  • THX certified.
Mimic Dimension Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment March 17, 1998
The Peacemaker DreamWorks Home Entertainment Universal Music & Video Distribution March 10, 1998
Peter Pan Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment March 3, 1998
  • THX certified.
Slappy and the Stinkers Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video March 31, 1998
A Thousand Acres Touchstone Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment March 24, 1998
U Turn Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video March 31, 1998
VeggieTales: Where's God When I'm S-Scared? Big Idea Lyrick Studios March 31, 1998
VeggieTales: Are You My Neighbor? Big Idea Lyrick Studios March 31, 1998

April[edit]

Title Label(s) Distributor Released Note(s)
The 6th Man Touchstone Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment April 28, 1998
12 Angry Men MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video April 14, 1998
Allegra's Window: Sing Along with Allegra & Lindi Nick Jr. Video
Nickelodeon Video
Paramount Home Video April 7, 1998
Anastasia FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment April 28, 1998
Anastasia (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment April 28, 1998
  • THX certified.
Boogie Nights New Line Home Video Warner Home Video April 7, 1998
Cop Land Miramax Home Entertainment Buena Vista Home Entertainment April 21, 1998
Flubber Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment April 21, 1998
Gullah Gullah Island: Feelings Nick Jr. Video
Nickelodeon Video
Paramount Home Video April 7, 1998
The Jackal Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution April 28, 1998
  • THX certified.
Kiss the Girls Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video April 14, 1998
L.A. Confidential Warner Home Video Warner Home Video April 14, 1998
Little Bear: Parties & Picnics Nick Jr. Video
Nickelodeon Video
Paramount Home Video April 7, 1998
Moonbase Live Entertainment Live Entertainment April 14, 1998
Red Corner MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video April 7, 1998
Rocketman Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment April 14, 1998
Rugrats: Mommy Mania Nickelodeon Video Paramount Home Video April 7, 1998
  • Contains the episodes "Mother's Day", "Family Feud", "Game Show Didi" and "Mommy's Little Assets".
Sesame Street: Elmopalooza! Sony Wonder Sony Music Distribution April 14, 1998
Seven Years in Tibet Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video April 7, 1998

May[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Alien Resurrection FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 5, 1998
  • THX certified.
An American Werewolf in Paris Hollywood Pictures Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment May 19, 1998
As Good as It Gets Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video May 19, 1998
Barney's Big Surprise! Live on Stage Barney Home Video Lyrick Studios May 19, 1998
  • Compatible with Microsoft ActiMates Barney.
The Best of The Simpsons: Vol. 7 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 26, 1998
  • Contains the episodes "Bart Gets Hit by a Car" and "One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish".
  • Also contains The Tracey Ullman Show short "Shut Up Simpsons" as a bonus feature.
The Best of The Simpsons: Vol. 8 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 26, 1998
  • Contains the episodes "The Way We Was" and "Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment".
  • Also contains The Tracey Ullman Show short "Family Therapy" as a bonus feature.
The Best of The Simpsons: Vol. 9 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 26, 1998
  • Contains the episodes "Three Men and a Comic Book" and "Lisa's Substitute".
  • Also contains The Tracey Ullman Show short "Zoo Story" as a bonus feature.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video May 12, 1998
  • THX certified.
Deconstructing Harry New Line Home Video Warner Home Video May 26, 1998
Desperate Measures Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video May 26, 1998
Firestorm FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 26, 1998
Gattaca Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video May 5, 1998
Little Indian, Big City Touchstone Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment May 19, 1998
Mouse Hunt DreamWorks Home Entertainment Universal Music & Video Distribution May 5, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Rainmaker Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video May 26, 1998
A Rat's Tale Warner Home Video Warner Home Video May 12, 1998
Starship Troopers Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video May 19, 1998
Strange Days (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 19, 1998
  • THX certified.
To Kill a Mockingbird Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution May 5, 1998
  • THX certified.
Tomorrow Never Dies MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video May 12, 1998
Volcano (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 26, 1998
  • THX certified.
The X-Files: Piper Maru / Apocrypha 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 5, 1998
The X-Files: Pusher / Jose Chungs "From Outer Space" 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 5, 1998
The X-Files: Wetwired / Talitha Cumi' 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 5, 1998

June[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Amistad DreamWorks Home Entertainment Universal Music & Video Distribution June 30, 1998
  • THX certified.
Blue's Clues: Arts and Crafts Nick Jr. Video
Nickelodeon Video
Paramount Home Video June 9, 1998
Blue's Clues: Story Time Nick Jr. Video
Nickelodeon Video
Paramount Home Video June 9, 1998
Caught Up Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment June 23, 1998
Grease Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video June 23, 1998
  • THX certified.
Hey Arnold!: Partners Nickelodeon Video Paramount Home Video June 9, 1998
Home Alone 3 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment June 2, 1998
The Longest Day (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment June 2, 1998
  • THX certified.
Melody Time Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment June 2, 1998
  • THX certified.
Past Perfect Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment June 23, 1998
Patton (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment June 2, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Postman Warner Home Video Warner Home Video June 23, 1998
Rugrats: Angelica Knows Best Nickelodeon Video Paramount Home Video June 9, 1998
Scream 2 Dimension Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment June 9, 1998
Spice World: The Spice Girls Movie Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video June 16, 1998
Tora! Tora! Tora! (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment June 2, 1998
  • THX certified.

July[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Good Will Hunting Miramax Home Entertainment Buena Vista Home Entertainment July 7, 1998
Kidsongs: Adventures in Biggleland: Billy's Birthday Sony Wonder Sony Music Distribution July 7, 1998
Kidsongs: Adventures in Biggleland: Meet the Biggles Sony Wonder Sony Music Distribution July 7, 1998
Phantoms Dimension Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment July 14, 1998
Plato's Run Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment July 14, 1998
Sesame Street: The Alphabet Jungle Game Sony Wonder Sony Music Distribution July 7, 1998
Sesame Street: The Great Numbers Game Sony Wonder Sony Music Distribution July 7, 1998
Sphere Warner Home Video Warner Home Video July 14, 1998

August[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Barney's Halloween Party Barney Home Video Lyrick Studios August 18, 1998
  • Compatible with Microsoft ActiMates Barney.
Courage Under Fire (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment August 18, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Full Monty (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment August 18, 1998
  • THX certified.
Jackie Brown Miramax Home Entertainment Buena Vista Home Video August 4, 1998
Predator (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment August 18, 1998
  • THX certified.
Space Goofs, Volume 1: Alien Antics Fox Kids Video 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment August 11, 1998
Space Goofs, Volume 2: Cartoon Tales Fox Kids Video 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment August 11, 1998
Space Goofs, Volume 3: Animal Crack-Ups Fox Kids Video 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment August 11, 1998
William Shakespeare's Romeo+Juliet (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment August 18, 1998
  • THX certified.

September[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
American Graffiti Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution September 15, 1998
  • THX certified.
Barney's Great Adventure: The Movie PolyGram Video PolyGram Distribution September 1, 1998
  • Compatible with Microsoft ActiMates Barney.
Bear in the Big Blue House Volume 1 Jim Henson Home Entertainment Columbia TriStar Home Video September 15, 1998
Bear in the Big Blue House Volume 2 Jim Henson Home Entertainment Columbia TriStar Home Video September 15, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Angel / The Puppet Show 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment September 15, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Witch / Never Kill a Boy on the First Date 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment September 15, 1998
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Welcome to the Hellmouth / The Harvest 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment September 15, 1998
Casper Meets Wendy 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment September 22, 1998
Lady and the Tramp Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment September 15, 1998
  • THX certified.
Mercury Rising Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution September 15, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment September 15, 1998
  • THX certified.
Sesame Street: The Best of Kermit on Sesame Street Sony Wonder Sony Music Distribution September 1, 1998
Titanic Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video September 1, 1998
  • THX certified.

October[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Orion Home Video Orion Home Video October 20, 1998
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang MGM Family Entertainment Warner Home Video October 20, 1998
  • 30th Anniversary edition.
  • THX certified.
City of Industry Orion Home Video Orion Home Video October 20, 1998
The Edge (Widescreen Series) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment October 13, 1998
  • THX certified.
Gang Related Orion Home Video Orion Home Video October 20, 1998
National Lampoon's Animal House Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution October 13, 1998
  • THX certified.
The X-Files: Fight the Future 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment October 13, 1998
  • THX certified.

November[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Babe (Universal Family Features) Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution November 10, 1998
  • THX certified.
Barney Bonus 2 Pack: Good, Clean Fun! and Oh, Brother... She's My Sister Barney Home Video Lyrick Studios November 3, 1998
  • Both tapes are compatible with Microsoft ActiMates Barney.
Godzilla Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video November 3, 1998
Small Soldiers DreamWorks Home Entertainment Universal Music & Video Distribution November 10, 1998
The Sting (Widescreen) Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution November 10, 1998
  • THX certified.
Tracked Artisan Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment November 10, 1998

December[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Avengers Warner Home Video Warner Home Video December 29, 1998
Bear in the Big Blue House Volume 3 Jim Henson Home Entertainment Columbia TriStar Home Video December 1, 1998
Bear in the Big Blue House Volume 4 Jim Henson Home Entertainment Columbia TriStar Home Video December 1, 1998
Blade New Line Home Video Warner Home Video December 22, 1998
The Mask of Zorro Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video December 1, 1998
Madeline Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video December 15, 1998

TBD[edit]

Title Label(s) Marketer(s) Distributor(s) Released Note(s)
The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer Family Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment 1998
Allyson is Watching Eros Collection Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
April and the Sandman Family Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment 1998
Barney's Halloween Party Barney Home Video Lyrick Studios Lyrick Studios 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive "Kidmongous" release.
  • This tape also includes Barney's 1-2-3-4 Seasons.
Beach Babes 2: Cave Girl Island Cult Video Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
The Beneficiary Orion Home Video Orion Home Video Orion Home Video 1998
Billboard Dad Dualstar Video Warner Home Video Warner Home Video 1998
Blind Spot Family Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment 1998
Blue's Clues: Big, Blue And Just For You Nick Jr. Video Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive "Kidmongous" release.
  • Contains the episodes from Story Time and Arts and Crafts.
Boogie Boy Sterling Home Entertainment Sterling Home Entertainment Sterling Home Entertainment 1998
Clockmaker Pulsepounders Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Color of Justice Two Left Shoes Films DEJ Productions Blockbuster Video 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive.
Curse of the Puppet Master Full Moon Pictures Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Doom Runners Square Dog Pictures DEJ Productions Blockbuster Video 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive.
Dragon Ball: The Legend of Goku Kidmark Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
Eve's Bayou Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
The Exotic Time Machine Surrender Cinema Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Femalien 2 Surrender Cinema Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Frankenstein Reborn! Filmonsters! Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Garfield Gets a Life Fox Kids Video 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1998
Heaven's Burning Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
Hotel Exotica Surrender Cinema Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Human Cargo Two Left Shoes Films DEJ Productions Blockbuster Video 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive.
Jacknife Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
Jane Street Eros Collection Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
A Kid in Aladdin's Palace Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
Kraa! The Sea Monster Monster Island Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Life of a Gigolo Eros Collection Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Little Bear: Favorite Tales Nick Jr. Video Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive "Kidmongous" release.
  • Contains the episodes from Meet Little Bear, Family Tales and Parties & Picnics
The Littlest Angel Family Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment Late 1998
Lolida 2000 Surrender Cinema Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Lolita Third Row Center Films DEJ Productions Blockbuster Video 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive.
Losing Control Eros Collection Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Memorial Day Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment 1998
Merlin Family Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment 1998
Mutual Needs Orion Home Video Orion Home Video Orion Home Video 1998
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manos: Hands of Fate Rhino Home Video Rhino Entertainment Company Warner Home Video 1998
Naked Lies Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video 1998
New Rose Hotel Sterling Home Entertainment Sterling Home Entertainment Sterling Home Entertainment 1998
The Night That Never Happened Eros Collection Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Operation Delta Force 2 Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
Operation Delta Force III: Clear Target Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
The Peacekeeper Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
Penthouse: 1998 Pet of the Year Playoff Penthouse Video WarnerVision Entertainment Warner Home Video 1998
Penthouse: Island Girls Penthouse Video WarnerVision Entertainment Warner Home Video 1998
Penthouse: Pet of the Year and Friends Penthouse Video WarnerVision Entertainment Warner Home Video 1998
Penthouse: Tropical Spice Penthouse Video WarnerVision Entertainment Warner Home Video 1998
Percy The Park Keeper: The Rescue Party/One Snowy Night Family Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Entertainment 1998
Phoenix Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
Play and Learn with Barney Barney Home Video Lyrick Studios Lyrick Studios 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive "Kidmongous" release.
  • Includes Good, Clean Fun!, Oh, Brother... She's My Sister and Barney's Best Manners.
  • One of three Kidmongous tapes to be compatible with Microsoft ActiMates Barney.
  • This is also the only time that Barney's Best Manners was compatible with Microsoft ActiMates Barney.
Playboy's 1998 Playmate of the Year Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy 1999 Playmate Video Calendar Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's 45th Anniversary Playmate Video Centerfold Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Asian Erotica Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Babes of Baywatch Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Blondes, Brunettes & Redheads Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Complete Massage Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Freshman Class Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Gen-X Girls Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Naturals Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy: Night Calls Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Playmates Revisited Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy Presents The Story of X Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Voluptuous Vixens II Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Playboy's Women Behaving Badly Playboy Home Video Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Power Rangers in Space Fox Kids Video 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1998
The Real Howard Spitz Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment Artisan Home Entertainment 1998
Rugrats on the Loose Nickelodeon Video Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive "Kidmongous" release.
  • Contains the episodes from Mommy Mania and Diapered Duo.
Saturday Night Live Bad Boys NBC Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
The Secret Kingdom Pulsepounders Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Shrieker Full Moon Pictures Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
The Shrunken City Pulsepounders Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Snow White Fox Kids Video 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 1998
Soldier of Fortune, Inc. Avalanche Home Entertainment Avalanche Home Entertainment Avalanche Home Entertainment 1998
South Park: Volume 1 Rhino Home Video Rhino Entertainment Company
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video 1998
South Park: Volume 2 Rhino Home Video Rhino Entertainment Company
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video 1998
South Park: Volume 3 Rhino Home Video Rhino Entertainment Company
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video 1998
South Park: Volume 4 Rhino Home Video Rhino Entertainment Company
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video 1998
South Park: Volume 5 Rhino Home Video Rhino Entertainment Company
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video 1998
South Park: Volume 6 Rhino Home Video Rhino Entertainment Company
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video 1998
South Park: Volume 7 Rhino Home Video Rhino Entertainment Company
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video 1998
Star Kid Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
Still Breathing Two Left Shoes Films DEJ Productions Blockbuster Video 1998
  • Blockbuster exclusive.
Striking Resemblance Eros Collection Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Subspecies 4: Bloodstorm Full Moon Pictures Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Swept from the Sea Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video 1998
Sweepers Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Mid 1998
Tailsman Full Moon Pictures Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Testing the Limits Eros Collection Playboy Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution 1998
Trucks Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video Trimark Home Video 1998
Twilight Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video 1998
VeggieTales: Dave and the Giant Pickle Big Idea Lyrick Studios Lyrick Studios 1998
VeggieTales: Rack, Shack and Benny Big Idea Lyrick Studios Lyrick Studios 1998
VeggieTales: The Toy That Saved Christmas Big Idea Lyrick Studios Lyrick Studios 1998
Virtual Encounters 2 Surrender Cinema Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
Voltage Fighters! - Gowcaizer – The Movie U.S. Manga Corps Central Park Media Central Park Media 1998
Webmaster Sterling Home Entertainment Sterling Home Entertainment Sterling Home Entertainment 1998
The Werewolf Reborn! Filmonsters Amazing Fantasy Entertainment Amazing Fantasy Entertainment 1998
You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Camp Out Party Dualstar Video WarnerVision Entertainment Warner Home Video 1998
You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Costume Party Dualstar Video WarnerVision Entertainment Warner Home Video 1998

DVD[edit]

January[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Lost Boys Warner Home Video Warner Home Video January 27, 1998

February[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Moonraker MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video February 3, 1998
  • THX certified.

March[edit]

April[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Boogie Nights New Line Home Video Warner Home Video April 7, 1998

May[edit]

June[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Game PolyGram Video PolyGram Distribution June 2, 1998
  • THX certified.
High Noon Republic Pictures Home Video Republic Pictures Home Video June 23, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Postman Warner Home Video Warner Home Video June 9, 2003

July[edit]

August[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
It's a Wonderful Life Republic Pictures Home Video Republic Pictures Home Video August 18, 1998
  • THX certified.

September[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
American Graffiti Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution September 16, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Spy Who Loved Me MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video September 13, 1998
  • THX certified.
Super Speedway Image Entertainment Image Entertainment September 8, 1998
  • THX is mentioned on the case, but the THX logo does not appear on the disc itself.

October[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Bull Durham Orion Home Video Image Entertainment October 27, 1998
  • THX certified.
Kiss the Girls Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video October 6, 1998
  • Despite not being actually THX certified, two THX trailers are hidden on the disc itself, in titles 5 and 6 respectively.

November[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video November 10, 1998
  • THX certified.
Dances with Wolves Orion Home Video Image Entertainment November 18, 1998
  • THX certified.

December[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Avengers Warner Home Video Warner Home Video December 29, 1998
The Mask of Zorro Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video December 1, 1998
  • THX is mentioned on the back cover, but the THX logo does not appear on the disc itself.

Laser videodisc[edit]

January[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Buddy Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video January 13, 1998
The Crow (DTS) Miramax Home Entertainment Buena Vista Home Entertainment January 14, 1998
  • THX certified.
Liar Liar (DTS) Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution January 21, 1998
  • THX certified.

February[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Good Burger Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video February 24, 1998

March[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Dante's Peak (DTS) Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution March 25, 1998
  • THX certified.
Dr. No MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video March 18, 1998
  • THX certified.
From Russia with Love MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video March 18, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Game PolyGram Video PolyGram Distribution March 18, 1998
  • THX certified.
Peter Pan Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment March 18, 1998
  • THX certified.
Singin' in the Rain MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video March 25, 1998
  • THX certified.
Thunderball MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video March 18, 1998
  • THX certified.

April[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Boogie Nights New Line Home Video Image Entertainment April 7, 1998
The Jackal Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution April 28, 1998
  • THX certified.
Moonraker MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video April 15, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Spy Who Loved Me MGM Home Entertainment Warner Home Video April 22, 1998
  • THX certified.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Live Entertainment Live Entertainment April 14, 1998
  • THX certified.

May[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Psycho Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution May 26, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Rock (DTS) Hollywood Pictures Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment May 20, 1998
  • THX certified.
To Kill a Mockingbird Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution May 5, 1998
  • THX certified.

June[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Alien Resurrection FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment June 3, 1998
  • THX certified.
Grease Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video June 23, 1998
  • THX certified.
Fun and Fancy Free Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment June 17, 1998
  • THX certified.
Fun and Fancy Free (CAV LaserDisc) Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment June 17, 1998
  • THX certified.

July[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Columbia TriStar Home Video Columbia TriStar Home Video July 14, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Game PolyGram Video Criterion July 8, 1998
  • THX certified.
Independence Day (Special Edition) FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment July 1, 1998
  • THX certified.
The King and I FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment July 8, 1998
  • THX certified.

August[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Game (DTS) PolyGram Video PolyGram Distribution August 5, 1998
  • THX certified.

September[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Barney's Great Adventure: The Movie PolyGram Video Image Entertainment September 16, 1998
The Blues Brothers Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution September 8, 1998
  • THX certified.
Lady and the Tramp Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment September 23, 1998
  • THX certified.
Lady and the Tramp (Widescreen LaserDisc) Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment September 23, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Last of the Mohicans FoxVideo 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment September 23, 1998
  • THX certified.
Mercury Rising Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution September 22, 1998
  • THX certified.
Super Speedway Image Entertainment Image Entertainment September 23, 1998
The Thing Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution September 8, 1998
  • THX certified.

October[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
American Graffiti Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution October 13, 1998
  • THX certified.
Black Dog Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution October 20, 1998
  • THX certified.
National Lampoon's Animal House Universal Studios Home Video Universal Music & Video Distribution October 13, 1998
  • THX certified.
Titanic Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video October 13, 1998
  • THX certified.

November[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Deep Impact Paramount Home Video Paramount Home Video November 3, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Little Mermaid Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment November 3, 1998
  • THX certified.
The Little Mermaid (CAV Widescreen LaserDisc) Walt Disney Home Video Buena Vista Home Entertainment November 3, 1998
  • THX certified.

December[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Avengers Warner Home Video Warner Home Video December 29, 1998

TBD[edit]

DIVX[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

TBD[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Brazil Universal Studios Home Video Digital Video Express 1998
The Breakfast Club Universal Studios Home Video Digital Video Express 1998
Hope Floats 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Digital Video Express 1998