If you were in New York or another big city in the US thirty-five years ago, 25 June 1982, four films opened:
- Blade Runner (Ridley Scott)
- MegaForce (Hal Needham)
- Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (Terry Hughes/Ian MacNaughton)
- The Thing (John Carpenter)
It would be pleasing to note that MegaForce was the only hit — it’s got Barry Bostwick in it, guys — but it tanked, too.
I suspect the others made their money back on the video/DVD long tail — but where’s MegaForce 2049?