Hollywood Famous Film Companies

Major Hollywood Film Companies

Fox Entertainment Group (owned by News Corporation )

  • 20th Century Fox
    • 20th Century Fox Animation (defunct)
      • Blue Sky Studios
    • Fox Searchlight Pictures
      • Fox Atomic (pooling)

Paramount Motion Pictures Group (owned by Viacom)

  • Paramount Pictures (excluding the pre-1950 library, which are now owned by Universal Studios)
    • Paramount Vantage (originally known as Paramount Classics)
  • United International Pictures (joint venture with Universal Studios, distributes Paramount and Universal films worldwide)
  • MTV Networks branded labels
    • MTV Films
    • Nickelodeon Movies
    • Comedy Central Films
  • Republic Pictures (mainly a film library company, formerly a leading B movie studio)

DreamWorks SKG

  • DreamWorks Animation

Sony Pictures Entertainment (owned by Sony)

  • Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group
    • Columbia Pictures
    • TriStar Pictures
    • Sony Pictures Classics
    • Screen Gems
    • Triumph Films
    • Destination Films
    • Sony Pictures Animation

MGM Holdings, Inc. (owned by Sony, in partnership with Providence Equity Partners, DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, TPG Capital, L.P. and Quadrangle Group (3%))

  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Inc. (excluding the pre-1986 library, which are now owned by Turner Entertainment)
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Animation
  • United Artists Entertainment, LLC
    • Cruise/Wagner Productions
    • Highway 61 Films, LLC (Michael Nozik, Paul Haggis)
  • Orion Pictures Corporation (defunct, an in-name-only unit)
    • American International Pictures (defunct)
    • Filmways (defunct)
    • Streamline Pictures (defunct)

NBC Universal (owned by General Electric & Vivendi)

  • Universal Studios
    • Focus Features
      • Rogue Pictures
    • Working Title Films (based in London)
  • United International Pictures (joint venture with Paramount Pictures, distributes Paramount and Universal films worldwide)

Time Warner (Time Warner Inc.)

  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
    • Warner Bros. Pictures
    • Warner Independent Pictures
    • Castle Rock Entertainment
    • Warner Bros. Animation
    • Cartoon Network Films
  • New Line Cinema
    • Fine Line Features (defunct)
    • Picturehouse (co-owned by HBO Films, defunct)
  • HBO
    • HBO Films

Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group (The Walt Disney Company)

  • Walt Disney Pictures
    • Walt Disney Feature Animation
    • DisneyToon Studios
    • Disneynature
    • Pixar Animation Studios
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Hollywood Pictures
  • Miramax Films
  • Spyglass Entertainment
  • Caravan Pictures (defunct in 1999 because, absorbed into Spyglass Entertainment)
  • Marvel Studios (associated with Marvel Entertainment)
  • The Muppets Studio, LLC

Hollywood Film Independent Companies

Lions Gate Entertainment

  • Artisan Entertainment
  • Mandate Pictures

The Weinstein Company

  • Dimension Films (originally the Miramax Films division)
  • Amblin Entertainment (associated with Universal Studios and DreamWorks)
  • Channel Four Films (based in London)
  • Constantin Film (based in Germany)
  • Dark Castle Entertainment (associated with Warner Bros.)
  • Davis Entertainment
  • EMI Films (based in London)
  • EON Productions (based in London), (producers of the official James Bond film series) (associated with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists)
  • Evolution Entertainment
  • Gary Sanchez Productions
  • Gaumont (in France)
  • Gener8Xion Entertainment
  • Golden Harvest (based in Hong Kong)
  • Gold Circle Films
  • Gravity Entertainment
  • Gullane Entertainment (owned by HIT Entertainment)
  • Hard Eight Pictures
  • Icon Productions
  • ImageMovers
  • Imagine Entertainment (associated with Universal Studios)
  • Interscope Pictures
  • ITC Entertainment (based in London)
  • The Kennedy/Marshall Company
  • Lakeshore Entertainment
  • Lawson Productions
  • Legendary Pictures (associated with Warner Bros.)
  • Liberty Media
  • Lightstorm Entertainment
  • Lucasfilm, Ltd.
    • Lucasfilm Animation
  • Malpaso Productions
  • Mandalay Pictures (associated with Universal Studios, formerly associated with Paramount Pictures and Columbia TriStar)
  • Mirabai Films
  • Media 8 Entertainment
  • Morgan Creek Productions (associated with Universal Studios, formerly associated with 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros.)
  • New Regency (associated with 20th Century Fox, formerly associated with Warner Bros.)
  • Pathe (in France)
  • Plan B Entertainment, founded by Brad Grey, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
  • PorchLight Entertainment (based in Canada)
  • Producers Releasing Corporation
  • Rankin-Bass
  • Renaissance Pictures
  • Revolution Studios (defunct)
  • RKO Pictures
  • Salter Street Films
  • Scott Free
  • Shaw Brothers Studio
  • Sherwood Pictures
  • Silver Pictures
  • Strand Releasing
  • StudioCanal (owned by Vivendi Universal) (based in France)
  • Summit Entertainment
  • Tartan Films
  • Trimark Pictures
  • Troma Entertainment
  • UGC (in France)
  • UFA (in Germany)
  • Village Roadshow Pictures (associated with Warner Bros. Entertainment)
  • Walden Media (associated with 20th Century Fox; formerly associated with Walt Disney, Columbia TriStar, and New Line Cinema)
  • Williams Street
  • WingNut Films
  • Yari Film Group
  • Zide/Perry Productions