MOST SUCCESSFUL WORKSThe most successful production film that Warner bro‟s have created in the last 100years has been“Batman- The Dark knight” which reached an estimated total gross of $533,345,358in the USAand over $1,401,921,825 worldwide and was screened in an estimated 4,366 cinemasinternationally. The production cost of the film reached a staggering $185million and was rated aPG-13.These are the top 10 films that Warner Bro‟s have produced; COST TOTALGROSSDark KnightHarry Potter and the deathly hallows part 2 $275mill $1,328,066,300Harry Potter and the philosophers stone $125mill $974,755,371Harry Potter and the Deathly hallows part 1 $275mill$955,417,476Harry Potter and the order of the phoenix $150mill$939,885,929Harry Potter and the half blood prince $250mill$934,416,487Harry Potter and the Goblet of fire $150mill$896,911,078Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $100mill$878,979,634
ABOUT WARNER BRO‟S FILMSWarner Bros. Studios, one of the foremost motion picture and television production and postproduction facilities in the world. The historic 110-acre facility is home to 30 sound stages plus a20-acre back lot that can double as almost anywhere, be it a bustling metropolitan city, a jungle inthe rainforest or Main Street, USA. With its world class post production facilities and completerange of production-related services, including; costume, property/set dressing, set design &construction, scenic art, set lighting, grip, transportation and photo lab, the Studio is continuallyupdating, remaining true to the world-class standards of creativity and technology pioneered bythe Warner Brothers; Harry, Sam, Albert and Jack.The most successful sequel that Warner Bro‟s have currently created to date is the Harry Pottertrilogy which has an enormous 8 films accumulating to a Total gross of $6,908,432,275
HISTORY OF THE STUDIO• Being one of the most known studios globally, Warner Bros have a reputation that many studios would dream of having. This studio began when four brothers with the surname of Warner (Albert, Sam, Harry and Jack L.) incorporated their initiative ideas sometime in the year of 1923. it was In 1927 when the Warner Brothers took the world by surprise when they released their first film of the world‟s first “talkie,” further known as a (synchronized-sound feature film) as seen from their website http://www.warnerbros.com/#/page=company- info/the_studio/company_history/ . This film was called “The Jazz Singer,”.• The Warner Brothers are involved in many capital raising schemes as seen from ‟at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD, digital distribution, animation, comic books, product and brand licensing, international cinemas and broadcasting.‟ which was taken from the source http://www.warnerbros.com/#/page=company- info/the_studio/company_history/ . This identifies that Warner Brothers are an extremely busy company and that they invest well in promotion as they know that in the long run it will enable them to become one of the most recognized studios which is where they are now which is why they are seen as being in the big six.
• It should be clear that the Warner Brothers have contributed further to a lot of other things such as making „6,650 feature films, 40,000 television titles and 14,000 animated titles (including over 1,500 classic animated shorts).‟ which was also taken from the source http://www.warnerbros.com/#/page=company-info/the_studio/company_history/. This could further establish their success and why they are considered in the big six today alongside other studios such as Paramount and Universal.• In 1990s, Warner Bros won numerous Oscar nominations and continued to break records from previous Oscars• In 1999, Barry Meyer and Castle Rock Entertainment‟s Alan Horn took over the reins of Warner Bros. (as Chairman & CEO and President & COO, respectively). In other words, they lead as being in charge of the Warner Bros acting as overhead eyes for the studio itself monitoring all movements and
• The second Harry Potter film (“Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” the fourth - highest grossing film internationally of all time), made 2002 another sensational year for the Warner Bros• 2004 was a history-making year for the Studio. Warner Bros. Pictures had its most successful year ever, with $3.41 billion in worldwide box office, which included $2.19 billion in overseas receipts, marking the first time a studio crossed the $2 billion mark internationally in a single year (it was also the fifth time domestically and seventh time internationally Warner Bros. Pictures broke the billion-dollar barrier). Contributing to this success were “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” “Troy,” “Ocean‟s 12” and “The Polar Express.” Taken from source http://www.warnerbros.com/#/page=company- info/the_studio/company_history/
• Warner Bros. Entertainment – a fully integrated, broad-based entertainment company, they mainly produce in big budget films. Last year they made $825,532,764 through INCEPTION and it cost $160,000,000 to make.• Warner Bros. Is apart of the Big six ; 20 th Century Fox, Paramount, Warner Bros, Universal, Colombia, Walt Disney.• Warner Bros. Is a global leader in the creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of all forms of creative content and their related businesses, across all emerging media and platforms.• http://www.warnerbros.com/#/page=company-info/
WARNER BROS Warner bros have a strong relationship with filmdirector, screenwriter, producer Christopher Nolan. Warner broshave produced every Nolan film since Insomnia (May 24 th 2002).Warner bros are best at producing high budget films such as The Book of Eli which made a gross profit of $157,091,718. Warner bros are also good at producing animation films such as Pokémon: The First Movie which made $163,644,662, making itthe highest-grossing anime film in the United States and the third highest-grossing animated film based on a television showworldwide. It was also the highest-grossing film based on a video game at the time, until Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, in 2001.