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List of Film Companies

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List of the top film companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major film companies includes the largest and most profitable film businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest film companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous film companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the film industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big film businesses.

Companies on this list include Fujifilm and Eastman Kodak.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest film companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful film companies?"
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1492 Pictures is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Film Companies
Film
1492 Pictures is an American film production company founded by director Chris Columbus in 1995. The name is a play on Columbus' more famous namesake, Christopher Columbus, and his 1492 landing ...more
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Twentieth Century Fox Fi... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Film Companies
Motion Picture and Video Production, Film industry, Film
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation —also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20th, or simply Fox-is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American ...more
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21st Century Film Corpor... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Film Companies
Film
Not to be confused with 20th Century Fox Film Corporation or 21st Century Fox, 20th Century Fox's current parent company 21st Century Film Corporation was a small-scale theatrical distribution ...more
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2929 Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Film Companies
Media, Film, Television
2929 Entertainment is an American media group with holdings in film production and distribution, theatrical exhibition, home entertainment as well as network television and syndication. ...more
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40 Acres and a Mule Film... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Film Companies
40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks Film
40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks is the production company of noted American filmmaker Spike Lee. The company is named after a famous episode of early Reconstruction. In 1865, General Sherman ...more
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A Band Apart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Film Companies
A Band Apart Film, Television
A Band Apart Films is a production company created by Quentin Tarantino and Lawrence Bender, which has been active since 1991. Its name is a play on the French New Wave classic, Bande à ...more
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Aardman Animations is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Film Companies
Computer-generated imagery, Animation, Film
Aardman Animations, Ltd., also known as Aardman Studios, or simply as Aardman, is a British animation studio based in Bristol, United Kingdom. The studio is known for films made using ...more
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Action International Pic... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Film Companies
Action International Pictures Film
Action International Pictures also known as West Side Studios, is a film production and distribution company founded in 1986. AIP was founded by David Winters, David A. Prior and Peter Yuval. It ...more
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Amblin Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Film Companies
Television Broadcasting, Film industry, Film
Amblin Entertainment is an American film and television production company founded by director and producer Steven Spielberg and film producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall in 1981.
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American Film Foundation... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Film Companies
American Film Foundation Film
The American Film Foundation is an award-winning production company based in Southern California. The foundation is headed by Terry Sanders and Freida Lee Mock who have combined to create more ...more
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American Zoetrope is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Film Companies
American Zoetrope Film
American Zoetrope is a privately run film studio, centred in San Francisco and founded by Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas. Opened on 12 December 1969, American Zoetrope was an early ...more
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Anchor Bay Entertainment... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Film Companies
Home video, Film, Broadcast syndication
Anchor Bay Entertainment is an American home entertainment and production company. It is a division of Starz Media, which is a unit of and a joint venture with Starz Inc., which owns 75%, and ...more
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Apatow Productions is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Film Companies
Apatow Productions Film
Apatow Productions is an American film and television production company founded by Judd Apatow in 1999.
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AQP Collective Pictures ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Film Companies
AQP Collective Pictures Film
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Arri is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Film Companies
Arri Film
The Arri Group is the largest global supplier of motion picture film equipment.
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Artisan Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Film Companies
Home video, Film
Artisan Entertainment Inc. was a privately held independent American movie studio until it was purchased by Canadian studio Lions Gate Entertainment in 2003. At the time of its acquisition, ...more
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Astro Shaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Film Companies
Astro Shaw Film
Astro Shaw Sdn Bhd is an Malaysian film production company, and is one of the leading producers, along with Tayangan Unggul.
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Atlantic Entertainment G... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Film Companies
Atlantic Entertainment Group Film
Atlantic Entertainment Group, also known as Atlantic Releasing Corporation was an independent film production and distribution company founded by Tom Coleman and Michael Rosenblatt in 1974. ...more
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AVM Productions is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Film Companies
AVM Productions Film industry, Film, Television
AVM Productions is an Indian film production studio. It is the oldest surviving studio in India. The filming studios are located in Vadapalani, Chennai. It has produced over 170 films in Tamil, ...more
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Bad Robot Productions is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Film Companies
Film industry, Film, Television
Bad Robot Productions is an American film and television production company owned by J. J. Abrams. It is responsible for the television series Alias, Lost, Fringe, Person of Interest and ...more
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Barrandov Studios is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Film Companies
Barrandov Studios Film
Barrandov Studios is a famous set of film studios in Prague, Czech Republic. It is the largest film studio in the country and one of the largest in Europe. Several of the movies filmed there won ...more
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Basic Pictures is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Film Companies
Basic Pictures Film
Basic Pictures Ltd. is a Hong Kong production company that was established in 2002 by filmmaker Andrew Lau. Since its establishment, the company has gone to produce film that include the ...more
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Bavaria Film is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Film Companies
Bavaria Film Film industry, Film
Bavaria Film in Munich, Germany is one of Europe's largest film production companies, with some 30 subsidiaries.
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Belarusfilm is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Film Companies
Belarusfilm Film
Belarusfilm is the main film studio of Belarus. Founded in 1928 as the Soviet Belarus studio in Leningrad, the studio was moved to Minsk in 1939. Film production was interrupted by the war, and ...more
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Blinding Edge Pictures ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Film Companies
Blinding Edge Pictures Film