Top 10 Film Production Houses of Hollywood 2016

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1. Universal Studios

Universal Studios is an American film studio with one of the largest full service production facilities.


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It was incorporated in 1912 in New York as Universal Film Manufacturing Company which was an alliance between Carl Laemmle’s Independent Moving Picture Company of America, The New York Motion Picture Company, Rex Motion Picture Company and Powers Motion Pictures. Currently the production studios are in California whereas the distribution and other corporate offices are in New York.

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Universal Studios is one amongst the Hollywood’s big six film studios and is a wholly owned subsidiary of NBCUniversal. Donna Langley is the Chairman Universal Pictures.

Movies and theme parks are the two main businesses of Universal Studios. It operates theme parks through the Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studio Singapore and Universal Studio Japan. The Universal Pictures focusses on the mainstream moves whereas the Focus Features produces and distributes small films. It also provides DVD/Blu-Ray movies services and On Demand/Pay per view services. DVD/Blu-Ray Movies allows the audience to enjoy the movies in high picture quality print and Blu-Ray 3D allows to enjoy movies in 3D while sitting at home. On Demand/ Pay per view service allows the user to order films/events on a per view basis and includes the latest movie releases.

Movies well known under its banner include Jurassic World, Furious 7, Minions, Fifty Shades of Grey, Trainwreck, Insidious Chapter 3, The Visit, Unbroken, Everest, Jaws, Bruce Almighty, King Kong, The Mummy Returns, The Mummy and Hulk. Some of the movies to be released in the future are The Best Man Wedding, The Veil, Jason Bourne, Kicks, The Book of Henry, The Girl on the Train, A Monster Calls, Sing and Almost Christmas.

Gross Earnings: $ 2444.9 million

 

Ranking Methodology:

The leading film production houses of Hollywood were chosen for this ranking. The annual gross earnings for each company was taken, and the highest earner was ranked the highest & henceforth. And the final ranking was found.