Top 5 Movie Production Companies of all Time

Have you ever tried to imagine what the world would have been without movies and entertainment industries?

It feels miserable, isn’t it?

Movies make us laugh, cry, jump with joy and grab the nearest pillow out of fear.

Well, all thanks to the production companies for filling our life with all those emotions.

So, let’s look back over the past hundred years at the great films of the most influential production companies of all time.


Warner Brothers

Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc. is an American entertainment company founded in 1923.

This movie production company has produced countless films, television shows, and video games.

In other words, it is one of the big six American film studios producing movies like Inception, Legend of the Guardians, and the Harry Potter movies.

Warner Bro. Entertainment studio belongs to Time Warner having other subsidiaries such as Turner Entertainment, DC Films, Warner Bros. Animation, and New Line Cinema.

Above all, there is no doubt that this production company has delivered great movies.

Some of the top 50 highest grossing movies of Warner Brothers Production Company includes:

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • The Hobbit
  • The Dark Knight

Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group

Sony Pictures is the subsidiary of Tokyo-based multinational technology and media conglomerate.

The studio’s largest subsidiary is Columbia Pictures, acquired in 1989 from Coco-Cola for $3.4 billion.

In other words, Sony Pictures is one of the biggest production companies today with great movies over the years as well as some franchises.

For instance, Spider-Man, Men in Black and Resident Evil are among some of the best franchise of Sony Pictures.

Additionally, Sony Pictures has been known for collaborating with various companies around the world to deliver movies and television series among other media content.

Some of the highest grossing movies of Sony Pictures includes:

  • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  • Spider-Man 3

Walt Disney Studios

Walt Disney Studios is the entertainment unit of The Walt Disney Company founded by Robert Iger.

The studio has produced some great movies over the years that have impacted many people’s lives.

In other words, Walt Disney is a production company that creates animated feature films and shorts.

Also, most of its live-action productions happens under its major studio subsidiary Walt Disney Pictures.

In the 1980s, the collection of film units in the production company made them become one of Hollywood’s Big Six movie studios.

In addition, Walt Disney also owns subsidiaries and divisions including Lucas Movie, Marvel Studios, Pixar, Disneynature and 21st Century Fox.

Some of the highest grossing movies of Walt Disney Studios includes:

  • Star Wars
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • The Avengers
  • Iron Man 3
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Finding Dory
  • The Jungle Book
  • Pirated of the Caribbean: At Worlds End

20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox is one of the biggest production company of all times.

Previously, New Corporation owned the company from 1948 to 2013.

The studio became successful and well-known for their musicals and association with Shirley Temple after its foundation in 1935.

However, 20th Century Fox has seen much more success from Blue Sky Studio since 1997.

Similarly, the studio focuses on computer animation features such as Ice Age, Robots and Rio.

Some of the subsidiaries and divisions of 20th Century Fox includes Fox Searchlight pictures, 20th century Fox Home Entertainment, Fox Star Studios and Zero Day Fox.

Consequently, the company has split into News Corp and 21st Century Fox, which is currently owned by the Studio.

Some of the highest grossing movies of 20th Century Fox includes:

  • Avatar
  • Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures is a production company owned by Comcast through its subsidiary NBCUniversal.

Certainly, it is the oldest American film studio founded in 1912.

Likewise, the company has produced some timeless classics over the years.

Some division of Universal Animation Studios created animated feature films and TV series.

Another division is Illumination which was founded in 2007 by Chris Meledandri.

Some of the subsidiaries of Universal Pictures includes Universal Studios Home Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation, Focus Features and Working Title Films.

Some of the highest gross movies of Universal Pictures includes:

  • Jurassic World
  • Furious 7
  • The Fate of the Furious
  • Minions
  • Jurassic Park
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Paramount Pictures