Lions Gate Entertainment
Lions Gate Entertainment, more often known as Lionsgate, is a Canadian-American motion picture and television company. It was formed in Vancouver in 1995, and is currently headquartered in Santa Monica, California. As of 2007, it is the most commercially successful independent movie and television distribution company in North America.
Lionsgate produces movies that major American studios would not accept because they are too controversial or too disturbing for major studios. Movies produced by Lionsgate include the Saw franchise, Kick-Ass and many other movies.
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