Lions Gate Entertainment

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Lions Gate Entertainment,[1] 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.[2][3] As of 2007, it is the most commercially successful independent movie and television distribution company in North America.[4]

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lionsgate Entertainment Corp. Company Profile - Yahoo! Finance". Retrieved 2010-10-08.
  2. "Lionsgate Investors". Lions Gate. Retrieved 2007-11-17.
  3. McClintock, Pamela (May 7, 2006). "Lionsgate: The hidden enigma". Variety. Retrieved 2007-11-17.
  4. "2007 Market Share and Box Office Results by Movie Studio". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2007-11-17.