Rest in Peace Scottish comic book writer Alan Grant (February 9, 1949 – July 21, 2022), well known writing stories for Judge Dredd, Robo-Hunter and Strontium Dog for 2000 AD, and Batman, Detective Comics, Lobo, L.E.G.I.O.N., and The Demon for DC Comics, amongst many more.
Remembering American actor, comedian and singer Robin Williams on his birthday (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014).
Released July 19, 1984, Supergirl is a British superhero film directed by Jeannot Szwarc, written by David Odell, and starring Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Mia Farrow, Peter O'Toole and Marc McClure.
Released July 18, 1986, Aliens is an American science fiction action film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, Jenette Goldstein, William Hope, Al Matthews, and Bill Paxton.
Behind the scenes photos from James Cameron's science fiction action horror film Aliens, which was released on July 18, 1986.
The movie RoboCop was released on July 17, 1987, with a beat 'em up/run-and-gun action game developed and published by Data East for arcades in 1988.
Happy birthday to English–American actor, film director, and screenwriter Alex Winter, born July 17, 1965, whose credits include The Lost Boys (1987), Haunted Summer (1988), the Bill & Ted film and cartoon series (1989-2020), The Idiot Box (1991), and Freaked (1993).
Released July 17, 1987, RoboCop is an American science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven, and starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer, and Ronny Cox.
Happy birthday to American actor, singer, producer, and businessman David Hasselhoff, born July 17, 1952.
Released July 16, 1988, Akira is a Japanese animated post-apocalyptic cyberpunk action film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, produced by Ryōhei Suzuki and Shunzō Katō, and written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto, based on Otomo's 1982 manga of the same name.
Stargate Atlantis is a military adventure science fiction television series created by Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper and broadcast for 100 episodes over 5 seasons on the Sci-Fi Channel from July 16, 2004 to January 9, 2009.
Released July 15, 1988, Die Hard is an American action film directed by John McTiernan, and starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson, Paul Gleason, De'voreaux White, and William Atherton.
Remembering American actor, film producer, and musician Sid Haig on his birthday (July 14, 1939 – September 21, 2019), whose credits include many of Jack Hill's blaxploitation films of the 1970s and Captain Spaulding in House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil's Rejects, and 3 from Hell.
Released July 14, 2000, X-Men is an American superhero film directed by Bryan Singer and starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Bruce Davison, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Ray Park, and Anna Paquin.
Released July 13, 1990, Ghost is an American romantic fantasy thriller film directed by Jerry Zucker, written by Bruce Joel Rubin, and starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, Vincent Schiavelli and Rick Aviles.
Happy birthday to American actor, aviator, and environmental activist Harrison Ford, born July 13, 1942.
Released July 13, 1984, The Last Starfighter is an American science fiction film directed by Nick Castle and starring Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Dan O'Herlihy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Norman Snow, and Kay E. Kuter.
Happy birthday to English stage, television, film and voice actor Patrick Stewart, born July 13, 1940, whose credits include Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek, Professor Charles Xavier in X-Men, I, Claudius, Excalibur, Dune, Moby Dick, Christmas Carol, The Lion in Winter & Blunt Talk.
Released July 12, 1991, Point Break is an American action-crime film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Lori Petty and Gary Busey.
Released July 12, 2002, Halloween: Resurrection is an American slasher film directed by Rick Rosenthal and starring Busta Rhymes, Bianca Kajlich, Sean Patrick Thomas, Daisy McCrackin, Katee Sackhoff, Luke Kirby, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Ryan Merriman, Tyra Banks and Jamie Lee Curtis.
Released July 11, 1980, Used Cars is an American satirical black comedy film co-written and directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham, and Deborah Harmon.
Released July 10, 1985, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome is a Australian post-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller and George Ogilvie, and starring Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn, Frank Thring and Angelo Rossitto.
Released July 10, 1992, Universal Soldier is an American military science fiction action film directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Jean-Claude van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Ally Walker, Ed O'Ross, and Jerry Orbach.
Escape From New York by Christopher Shy
Released July 10, 1981, Time Bandits is a British fantasy film co-written, produced, and directed by Terry Gilliam. It stars Craig Warnock, David Rappaport, Kenny Baker, Malcolm Dixon, Mike Edmonds, Jack Purvis, Tiny Ross, and David Warner.
Remembering American actor Ron Glass on his birthday (July 10, 1945 – November 25, 2016), well known for his roles as Det. Ron Harris on Barney Miller (1975–1982), and Shepherd Book on Firefly (2002) and its sequel film Serenity (2005).
Happy birthday to American singer-songwriter and musician Stan Bush, born July 10, 1953, whose music features of the soundtracks for The Transformers: The Movie, The Wraith, Sailor Moon, Kickboxer, and Bloodsport.
Released July 9, 1982, TRON is an American science fiction action-adventure film written and directed by Steven Lisberger, and starring Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan and Barnard Hughes.
20 year cast reunion of American Pie in 2019. The film was originally released on July 9, 1999.
Rest in Peace American actor James Caan (March 26, 1940 - July 6, 2022), whose early film credits include El Dorado, Countdown, The Rain People, Brian's Song, The Godfather, Cinderella Liberty, The Gambler, Rollerball, A Bridge Too Far, and Comes a Horseman.
Released July 7, 2000, Scary Movie is an American parody slasher film directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans and starring Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Carmen Electra, Shannon Elizabeth, Kurt Fuller, Regina Hall, Lochlyn Munro, Cheri Oteri, and Dave Sheridan.
Released July 7, 1995, Species is an American science fiction horror film directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker and Marg Helgenberger.
Released July 7, 2006, A Scanner Darkly is an American adult animated science-fiction thriller film written and directed by Richard Linklater, based on the 1977 novel by Philip K. Dick. It stars Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Winona Ryder and Rory Cochrane.
"I'm not even supposed to be here today" - Clerks (1994)
Carrie Fisher poses on the beach, wearing her bikini outfit from Return on the Jedi, with Darth Vader, an Ewok and a Gamorrean guard for Rolling Stone's July 1983 summer double issue.
Happy birthday to American actor, director, screenwriter, producer and artist Sylvester Stallone, born July 6, 1946.
Released July 5, 1989, Weekend at Bernie's is an American black comedy film directed by Ted Kotcheff, written by Robert Klane, and starring Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Catherine Mary Stewart and Terry Kiser.
Sky Commanders is an animated television series made by Hanna-Barbera with co-production by Toei Animation. It aired in syndication for 13 episodes from July 5 to September 27, 1987, as part of The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera.
Released July 4, 1990, Die Hard 2 is an American action-thriller film directed by Renny Harlin and starring Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Sadler, Art Evans, William Atherton, Franco Nero, Dennis Franz, Fred Thompson, John Amos and Reginald VelJohnson.
The Cat and the Shat by Rabittooth
The Raccoons is a Canadian animated series created by Kevin Gillis, which was originally broadcast from July 4, 1985 to August 28, 1992. The series began as TV specials broadcast between 1980-1983 and a direct to video special in 1984, before becoming a regular series in 1985.
Released July 3, 1985, Day of the Dead is an American zombie horror film written and directed by George A. Romero and starring Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joe Pilato, Richard Liberty, and Sherman Howard as "Bub".