Hammer films is a film production company based in the United Kingdom.
It was founded in 1934.
They made a lot of interesting films form the 50s to the 70s.
They have created 91 films and 90 of these have been released on DVD.
14 of these 91 films have been released on Blu-Ray.
Gothic „Hammer Horror‟ films were made from the mid 1950s until the 1970s.
Hammer studios also produced science fiction films, thrillers, comedies and film noirs.
During its most successful years, Hammer dominated the Horror film market. It had
worldwide distribution and considerable financial success.
The success was due, in part, to distribution partnerships with major united states
studios, such as Warner Bros.
John de Mol, who announced plans to spend £25million ($50million) on new Horror
The new owners also acquired the Hammer group‟s film library, consisting of 295
Simon Oakes, who took over as CEO of Hammer said, “Hammer is a great British
brand- we intend to take it back into production and develop its global potential. The
brand is still alive but no one has invested in it for a long time.”
Since then it has produced the feature films „Let Me in‟ (2010), „The Resident‟ (2011)
and „The Woman in Black‟ (2012).
„The Curse of Frankenstein‟
„The Mummy 2‟
„The lost continent‟
„Straight on till Morning‟
„Fear in the Night‟
And many more
Twisted Pictures is an American independent production company, mainly creating
films of the Horror genre.
The company was founded in 2004 by Evolution Entertainment‟s Mark Burg. Oren
Koules and Gregg Hoffman.
They are best known for producing the „Saw‟ film series.
Twisted pictures was formed after the box office success of „Saw‟ in 2004, which lead to
nine-picture distribution deal with Lionsgate.
The company went on to produce six sequels in the „Saw‟ film series.
Carl Mazzocone served as president for four years.
In June 2007, the company formed a joint venue with RKO pictures to remake four
films out of the RKO library.
The remakes include, „Five come back‟ (1939), „I walked with a Zombie‟ (1943), „The
Body snatcher‟ (1945) and „Bedlam‟ (1946).
In October 2009, Twisted pictures landed a deal with the Texas Chainsaw Massacre
rights-holders Bob Kuhn and Kim Henkel. The deal was for multiple films.
Dimension films is a major American film production and distribution studio.
It was formerly owned by the Walt Disney studios but now is owned by the Weinstein
It was formerly used as Bob Weinstein‟s label within Miramax films, to produce and
release genre films.
It was founded in 1992 in Burbank, California by Bob Weinstein to distribute Horror
films, but was expanded to release other genres.
The studio founded success in the earlier years releasing films such as, „Scream‟, „the
Faculty‟, „Scary movie‟, „Dracula 2000‟, „Scary Movie 3‟, „The Brothers Grimm and „The
„Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth‟
„Godzilla vs. Biollante‟
„Children of the Corn II: the final sacrifice‟
„Highlander: the final dimensions‟
„The road killers‟
„Halloween” the curse of Michael Myers‟
„From dusk till dawn‟
„Scary Movie 2‟
And many more
New line Cinema
New line Film productions Inc., often referred to as New line cinema is an American
It was founded in 1967 by Robert Shaye as a film distribution company, later becoming
an independent film studio.
It became a subsidiary first of Turner Broadcasting, then Time Warner in 1996 and was
merged with larger sister studio Warner Bros in 2008.
New line cinema‟s most grossed film is „Lord of the rings: the return of the King‟.
„A Nightmare on Elm street‟
„A Nightmare on Elm street 2‟
Blumhouse productions was founded and is run by Jason Blum.
Blumhouse produce low-budget genre movies like the Paranormal activity, Insidious
and Sinister franchises.
Blumhouse's highly profitable credits began with Paranormal activity which was made
for $15,000. The film was released by Paramount pictures and grossed over
„Paranormal activity 2‟
„Paranormal activity 3‟
„Paranormal activity 4‟
„Paranormal activity 5‟
„Paranormal activity: The marked ones‟
„Insidious: Chapter 2‟