Walt Disney Pictures

American film studio and a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios

Walt Disney Pictures is a movie studio from the United States that makes family-friendly movies with a G or PG rating from the Motion Picture Association, like The Great Mouse Detective and Dinosaur. A few Disney movies were rated PG-13: Pirates of the Caribbean and its sequels and John Carter.

Walt Disney Pictures
Formerly
  • Walt Disney Studio
  • (1923–1929)
  • Walt Disney Productions
  • (1929–1983)
Company typeSubsidiary
IndustryFilm
Founded
  • October 16, 1923; 100 years ago (1923-10-16) (as Walt Disney Productions)
  • April 1, 1983; 41 years ago (1983-04-01) (as Walt Disney Pictures)
DefunctFebruary 6, 1986 (as Walt Disney Productions)
FateSplit from the animation division (as Walt Disney Productions)
Headquarters500 South Buena Vista Street, ,
U.S.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
ProductsMotion pictures
OwnerDisney Entertainment
ParentWalt Disney Studios
Websitemovies.disney.com
Footnotes / references
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Walt Disney Pictures started as a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios in 1985. Before that, Disney movies were released under the Walt Disney Productions name.

Part of film distributor Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, the studio also has Walt Disney Animation Studios and DisneyToon Studios.

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