Major movie studios
until 2019, The Big Seven are the group of major companies who own them. Their main offices are mostly far from Hollywood.
The Big Seven became the Big Six group since Disney-Fox Deal are done in Summer 2019. On December 14, 2017, Disney announced to buy Fox for $52.4 billion.
The American major studiosEdit
- Universal Pictures - NBCUniversal / Comcast
- Paramount Pictures - Viacom
- Warner Bros. Pictures - AT&T
- Walt Disney Pictures / 20th Century Fox - The Walt Disney Company
- Columbia Pictures / TriStar Pictures - Sony Pictures Entertainment
- Lionsgate Pictures - Lions Gate Entertainment
- Amblin Partners
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Discovery Inc.
- StudioCanal - Canal+ Group
- 20th Century Fox - bought by Disney
- United Artists - acquired by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1981.
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - downsized in 2011.
- RKO Radio Pictures - Defunct since 1957.
- Embassy Pictures - sold to Coca-Cola in 1985.
- New Line Cinema - acquired in 1993 by Turner Broadcasting System; TBS merged with Time Warner in 1996.
- Miramax Films - acquired in 1993 by The Walt Disney Company and became sold to beIN in 2016.
- Artisan Entertainment - folded into Lions Gate Entertainment
- Vestron Pictures - folded into Live Entertainment
- DreamWorks Pictures - now became a label of Amblin Partners.
- The Weinstein Company - became Lantern Entertainment
The European major studiosEdit
- Gaumont Film Company - France
- Pinewood Studios - England
- Nordisk Film - Denmark
- BBC Films - England
- Pathé Frères - France
- Constantin Film - Germany
- SF Studios - Sweden