Top 10 most famous film studios in the world

Film studios are one of the main factors in producing movies. Throughout the history of cinema, many film studios have been established and disappeared, but the giants of the film industry have also survived and become the backbone of the world's film industry.

1. Marvel Studios

It is not too difficult to understand why Marvel Studios was named on this list, when in less than 10 years this company has "earned" approximately 14 billion dollars with just a single movie line about superheroes. Marvel Studios once had an extremely difficult time when it had to sell many copyrights to its characters because of business losses, but since 2008 until now Marvel Studios has reaped many successes. success and is the pioneer for the concept of "cinematic universe" films, so it is not difficult to see that today in the world and in Vietnam there are also a large number of fans of these iconic characters. things they created. Marvel developed the Captain America animated series with Saban Entertainment for the Fox Kids Network to premiere in the fall of 1998. However, due to bankruptcy, the series was canceled after only character designs and one reel. The ad lasts one minute.
Some typical movies: The Avengers, Iron Man, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Thor, Captain America... Since 2008, Marvel Studios has released 23 movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from Iron Man (2008 ) to Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), and many other TV series. Currently, Marvel Studios' total global revenue has reached more than $22 billion, making it the highest-grossing global film franchise of all time. In August 1996, Marvel created Marvel Studios, a hybrid of Marvel Films, as a result of the sale of the new World Group Communications Inc, fellow Andrews Group subsidiary of Marvel's film and television stations, to News Corporation/ Fox. Filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise money to fund this new corporation, Isaac Perlmutter and Avi Arad's Marvel, Zib, Inc. sold Toy Biz shares, which Marvel began and announced on February 1995.
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2. Warner Bros

Warner Bros is one of the largest Hollywood studios, has a long history and is currently still the 2nd largest studio in revenue, only after Walt Disney. This is a subsidiary of Time Warner, headquartered in Burbank, California and New York City. Warner Bros. There are several other subsidiaries such as Warner Bros. Studios, Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Games, Warner Bros. Television, Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Home Video, DC Comics and New Line Cinema. Warner dominates half of The CW Television Network market. Warner Bros, also known as Warner Brothers Pictures, was founded in 1918 by four immigrant brothers, Jack, Abe, Sam and Harry. Silent to this day has become a strong film studio, expanding its influence in many fields, this is also the film studio that laid the foundation for the talking film industry. Unlike Universal Studios, Warner Bros. Studios still gives visitors the opportunity to explore their historic film studios at their operating studio in Los Angeles.
Some typical films: The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The Departed, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Blind Side... is the 3rd company in operating history to date, after Paramount Pictures, founded in 1912 by Famous Players, and Universal Studios, also founded in 1912. In October 2012, the company launched a commemorative logo, as part of its 90th anniversary celebration, contains the Warner Bros shield logo placed on a red style curtain. It also includes the additional legends “90 Years” and “World Entertainment”. The Warner Bros logo is considered one of the most famous and instantly recognizable symbols in the entertainment industry. The blue color in the Warner Bros logo stands for the company's approachability, excellence and grace, while the yellow color depicts grandness and rich tradition. Up to this point, Warner Bros. is the third company with the longest operating history in the United States, just behind Paramount Pictures and Universal Studios.
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3. Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures is a subsidiary of NBC Universal, is the 2nd oldest film studio in the world and is also considered one of the 6 largest film studios. To date, this company has had over 200 films in different genres, always creating films with their own, unique qualities and always creating diverse films. Therefore, this studio is always a place that attracts a large number of fans from many different ages. Universal was founded by Carl Laemmle, a German Jew who moved from Laupheim and settled in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He initially planned to open a clothing store, but during a trip to Chicago in 1905, he was struck by the popularity of movie theaters. He gave up his clothing store to buy several movie theaters. In June 1911, Laemmle, along with Abe and Julius Stern, founded the Yankee Motion Picture Company. This company quickly grew and became the Independent Moving Pictures Company.
To quickly bring the studio's image to the public, Laemmle attracted many of the top actors of the day to him, such as actress Florence Lawrence and actor King Baggot. This is considered the first movie studio to use stars to conduct marketing. By late 1912, the company was spending most of its filmmaking efforts in Hollywood. In 1915, Laemmle opened the world's largest film factory, Universal City Studios, with an area of ​​0.9 square kilometers. Universal quickly became Hollywood's largest film studio and maintained that position for 10 years. However, Universal's audience is mainly from small towns, and on the other hand, their products are mostly expensive. In 1926, Universal opened a production studio in Germany, with Joe Pasternak as director. Some typical movies: Jurassic World, Despicable Me, Mr. Bean, King Kong, Fast & Furious...
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4. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Walt Disney is probably no longer a strange name for those whose childhood is closely associated with fairy-tale images, typically Mickey Mouse. Part of The Walt Disney Company, the company was founded in 1953 as Buena Vista Distribution Company, a company specializing in distributing films produced by Walt Disney Studios including Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Disneynature. This is also considered the only major film studio in Hollywood with many of its films reaching the 1 billion USD mark. Disney is the only major Hollywood studio to have released more than four films exceeding the $1 billion mark (in global grosses). Additionally, Disney is the first of two studios to have released two films that reached the $1 billion mark in revenue in the same year (courtesy Warner Bros.). The three highest-grossing animated films were all released by Disney, along with sixteen of the twenty highest-grossing G-rated (suitable for everyone) films.
In 2012, Disney achieved the highest annual box office revenue in North America. Before 1953, Walt Disney products were released by Columbia Pictures, United Artists and RKO Radio Pictures. Buena Vista's first release was the Academy Award-winning live-action film The Living Desert on November 10, 1953, along with Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom, the first animated film released by Buena Vista. . Their notable subsequent productions include the foreign film, Yang Kwei Fei (The Most Noble Woman), released in American theaters in September 1956, The Missouri Traveler in March 1958 and The Big Fisherman in July 1959 (the first third-party production film financed by Disney). Some typical movies: Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Lion King, Pirates of the Caribbean, Toy Story...
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5. 20th Century Fox

Located in Century City in Los Angeles, west of Beverly Hills, it is not difficult to recognize that this is a familiar brand for many generations and this is also the premise for the birth of many classic and typical film lines. especially the famous star wars movie series. 20th Century Fox was founded in 1935 as a merger of Twentieth Century Pictures and Fox Films. The studio has produced many famous and beloved films in Hollywood history such as "Star Wars", "The Sound of Music," "Die Hard", and "Home Alone" ( Home alone). Even logos and music sometimes harmonize with the opening credits of movies. Television studios are also very successful with many popular series, including "The Simpsons" and "Modern Family."
After nearly two months of premiere, the movie The Other Woman produced by 20th Century Fox has just earned more than 177 million USD worldwide, 4.4 times higher than its original budget. The Other Woman opened in theaters on April 25 and was not highly rated before. Bloomberg even said that this product may only achieve revenue of about 16 million USD in the opening week instead of 18 million USD as previously forecast. This is one of the low-budget films (under 50 million USD) that generated the biggest revenue for the company this year. Real-life, intimate content and a beautiful, sexy cast are plus points for The Other Woman to continue to earn profits for Fox. 20th Century Fox was founded in 1934 and is one of the six largest film businesses in the United States. Currently, the company is a subsidiary of News Corporation run by billionaire Rubert Murdoch. In addition to movies, the company also produces many television series such as How I Met Your Mother, Glee...
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6. Paramount Pictures

Considered the oldest film studio in the world, for more than 100 years, the mountain of Paramount Pictures has still stood firm and become one of the pillars of Hollywood cinema, this is also the only film studio still standing. located in this prosperous land. Formed in 1912 and currently owned by Viacom, Paramount Pictures has accumulated a treasure trove of films that have been associated with popular culture for generations. As one of the oldest film studios still operating in Hollywood, Paramount Pictures is a prestigious film studio that has participated throughout the development of world cinema - from the early days of film to the present. with the emergence of television through the digital revolution.
Proud of a history of more than 100 years in the field of film production, Paramount Pictures has produced thousands of famous films and television shows that have gone deep into the hearts of the public around the world. Starting from one studio, our prestigious studio has continued to expand over the years. From 4 small studios with only 26 acres (about 105,000 m2), the company has grown into 30 studios with an area of ​​up to 65 acres (about 263,000 m2). The company's offices are located in prime locations. and the most expensive in New York City such as the Blue Sky Tank shopping center and one of the unique film studios on New York Street. If you have the opportunity to visit the studio of this famous film studio, you will not Not only will you witness the birthplace of some of the world's most famous films and television series, but you'll also experience how the studio creates iconic motion pictures for decades. next.
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7. Sony Pictures Studios

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (also known by the short name Sony Pictures and abbreviated as SPE) is an American entertainment company that produces, acquires, and distributes motion picture entertainment (theatrical television series, television shows, and videos). ) through multiple platforms. It operates as a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc, the parent company of both Sony Corporation's music and film businesses. Headquartered in Culver City, California, the company includes Sony's film, television production and distribution units. The group's revenue for the 2015 financial year (April 2015 - March 2016) was reported to be $8.3 billion. On May 9, 2002, Sony Pictures Animation was established to develop characters, storylines and feature films, and SPI would specialize in digital production and visual effects. At the same time, SPI produced two short films, the Academy Award winner for Best Animated Short Film The ChubbChubbs! and the short film Early Bloomer, a result of testing the strengths and weaknesses of CGI animation production.
The studio's first movie, Hunting Season, was released in September 2006, becoming Sony's second highest-grossing home entertainment film of 2007 and also laying the foundation for two sequels. was released as direct-to-video. The studio's second feature, Surf's Up, was released in June 2007, received an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature, and also won two Annie Awards. SPA's first 3D film since the IMAX 3D release of The Hunt was released in September 2009, and it received four Annie Award nominations, including Animated Feature Film. the best. In September 2012, SPA released Mystic Hotel with a global gross of 350 million USD and was the start of a film franchise with two sequels and a television series. Some typical movies: Spider Man, Men In Black, The Smurfs, Hancock, 22nd Jump street, The Terminator 2...
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8. Pixar

Pixar is known as an animation studio that produces 3D animated films using its own computer imaging technology, thereby bringing audiences animated films with high image quality and beautiful images. . Pixar Animation Studios is a famous American animation studio headquartered in Emeryville, California. Pixar is known for its 3D animated films using computer-generated imagery (CGI) technology designed with PhotoRealistic RenderMan, the company's own graphics rendering software, specialized in creating images. High Quality. Pixar was founded in 1979 as a graphics team within Lucasfilm's computer division before spinning off into its own company in 1986 under investment from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who became a company. become the company's main shareholder.
The Walt Disney Company acquired Pixar in 2006 for $7.4 billion, making Jobs Disney's largest shareholder. The studio has received 15 Academy Awards, 7 Golden Globe Awards and 11 Grammy Awards, among many other awards and recognitions. Since the Academy Award for best animated film was introduced in 2001, the majority of Pixar films have received nominations, with eight wins: Finding Nemo (2003), The Incredibles (2004), First Mouse Kitchen (2007), Loving Robot (2008), Soar (2009), Toy Story 3 (2010), Brave (2012) and Emotions (2015). Monster Company (2001) and Car Kingdom (2006) are the only two films to receive nominations. Soar and Toy Story 3 are the second and third animated films to be nominated for an Oscar for best picture (the first being Beauty and the Beast). On September 6, 2009, Pixar filmmakers John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton, and Lee Unkrich were honored at the Venice Film Festival with the Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award was presented by Lucasfilm founder George Lucas...
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9. Dream Works

Also considered a reputable studio in the animation industry today, Dream Works began operating in 1994 and is run by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen. Dream Works' films are different from other studios in their strong, liberal drawings. The content emphasizes humor and adventure elements suitable for young audiences, thereby creating a unique feature that only Dream Works can create. Currently, this studio is also under the control of Viacom group. In 2000, DreamWorks established a new business division, DreamWorks Animation. On October 27, 2004, this business became a commercial company named DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and is managed by Katzenberg. On January 31, 2006, DreamWorks Animation signed an agreement with Paramount Pictures, which granted Paramount worldwide distribution rights to all animated films, including the immediately preceding film and 13 subsequent films for the franchise. until December 31, 2012.
DreamWorks SKG was founded in 1994 by the talented trio of Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen. Steven Spielberg is one of the most successful directors in Hollywood with films achieving huge revenues such as ET the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Jurassic Park (1993). Meanwhile, Katzenberg once held the position of head of film production at Walt Disney, behind the success of The Lion King (1994). The third member, David Geffen, is known as the "sound wizard" with the famous Geffen Records brand in the US. Led by talented leaders, it is not surprising that DreamWorks is soaring like a kite. . The company's animation production division, DreamWorks Animation SKG, was founded in 2000. Although "born late", DreamWorks Animation has created a series of blockbusters that are not inferior to veteran studios. Some typical movies: Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar, How To Train Your Dragon...
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10. Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. is an American film production and distribution company. Columbia Pictures is currently part of Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group, which is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. The studio was founded in 1919 by brothers Jack Cohn and Harry Cohn along with Joe Brandt, when it was called Cohn-Brandt-Cohn Film Sales, the first film released in August 1922. It changed its name to Columbia Pictures in 2004. Columbia began development in the late 1920s, with a successful collaboration with director Frank Capra.
In 1982, the studio was acquired by Coca-Cola. That same year Columbia launched TriStar Pictures to join HBO and CBS. Five years later, Coca-Cola merged Columbia Pictures and Tri-Star to become Columbia Pictures Entertainment. After a while, the film studio was acquired by Sony in 1989. Columbia Pictures is now part of Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group. The company's symbol is a young woman holding a torch, a literary image that symbolizes feminism in the United States. At that time, there were dozens of actresses who claimed to be the model for that symbol, but none of the information was officially confirmed. Up to now, the only information confirmed by the company is that the model for the icon is a housewife and mural artist Jenny Joseph. However, instead of using her face prototype, Michael Deas drew a more perfect face from the computer. Some typical movies: The Shawshank Redemption, Taxi Driver, The Amazing Spider Man, Bicentennial Man...
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