Major movie studios
The Big Seven are the group of major companies who own them. Their main offices are mostly far from Hollywood.
The Big Seven will become the Big Six group since Fox's purchase of Disney and Sony other assets deal was completed are done no closed in March 20, 2019.
First film of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures to be distributed by 20th Century Fox - Dumbo (2019 film).
First film of Columbia Pictures to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures - Men in Black: International (2019 film).
The American major studios
- Universal Pictures - NBCUniversal / Comcast
- Paramount Pictures - Viacom
- Warner Bros. Pictures - WarnerMedia
- 20th Century Fox / Walt Disney Pictures / Columbia Pictures / TriStar Pictures - Fox Corporation
- Lionsgate Pictures - Lions Gate Entertainment
- Amblin Partners
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - News Corporation, News Corp, 21st Century Fox and Fox Corporation
- StudioCanal - Canal+ Group
- Walt Disney Pictures and Columbia Pictures - acquired by Fox
- United Artists - acquired by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1981.
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - downsized in 2011.
- RKO Radio Pictures - Defunct since 1957.
- Embassy Pictures - sold to Coca-Cola in 1985.
- New Line Cinema - acquired in 1993 by Turner Broadcasting System; TBS merged with Time Warner in 1996.
- Miramax Films - acquired in 1993 by The Walt Disney Company and became sold to beIN in 2016.
- Artisan Entertainment - folded into Lions Gate Entertainment
- Vestron Pictures - folded into Live Entertainment
- DreamWorks Pictures - now became a label of Amblin Partners, now owned by Disney.
- The Weinstein Company - became Lantern Entertainment
The European major studios
- Gaumont Film Company - France
- Pinewood Studios - England
- Nordisk Film - Denmark
- BBC Films - England
- Pathé Frères - France
- Constantin Film - Germany
- SF Studios - Sweden
- Titanus - Defunct.
- Sheperton Studios - merged with Pinewood
- Rank Organisation - acquired by the new parent company.
- Optimum Releasing - acquired by StudioCanal in 2011.