Introduction: California is home to major film studios, for instance,Paramount, Sony, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros, Disney, Columbia, and Universal. Ultimately, a majority of our movies have been made through these famous studios.
Movie studios release a number of movies consistently within a year hence amounting to a considerable amount of share within this market. They also allow people to have a behind the scenes look at both the movie makers and shakers. Therefore, below is a list of some top ten movie studios in California.
1. Warner Bros. Pictures
Warner Bros. Pictures has been in movie production not only in making great movies but also having great film freedom, for instance, the likes of Batman and Harry Potter. Additionally, they are among the first movie houses to create films with sound popularly known as talkies. Consequently, its movie production department with the likes of Batman v. Superman, Suicide squad among others is a major profit driver. With the increasing source of strength from consumer products, there is a perceived increase in revenue by Warner Bros.
2. Paramount Pictures
Paramount film studios are deemed the 5th oldest surviving studios. Moreover, it is known for smash hits such as Mission Impossible, Transformers, and Titanic which achieved a gross of over $2 billion among others movies. Furthermore, the Paramount logo is perceived to be superior to its competition.
It is estimated that of 50 movies of all time, three are from Paramount Pictures.
3. 21st Century Fox
21st Century Fox is among the most influential movie studios of all time. Likewise, it is the 2nd largest major film studio with hits such as Deadpool, X Men, Die Hard, The Fantastic Four and Avatar among others.
Well-known and phenomenal stars such as Marilyn Monroe, Shirley Temple, and Betty Grable were brought to the screen by this studio.
4. Sony Pictures
Sony is deemed to be among the top biggest studios with great movies, for instance, Men in Black, Spider-Man and Resident Evil. With major assets such as Columbia Pictures that has been in movie production since 1924, Sony has the power to exceptionally change the film industry.
Furthermore, of the top 50 highest grossing movies, two are from Sony. For instance, Jumanji.
5. Universal Studios
Universal Studios is among the oldest American film studios. It is the home of entertainment with the 3rd largest amusement park operator in the world, hence, one feels like in a movie set. Moreover, it is home to timeless movies like Jurassic Park, Jaws, Back to the Future and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.
They are among the most influential movie studios with a huge movie library containing a prosperous franchise like The Fast and the Furious, The Bourne Identity among others. Their logo is also famous and memorable.
Furthermore, of the top 50 grossing movies, seven of them are from Universal Studios.
Disney movies are magic to both younger audiences and adults of all ages. They are home to great movies like Pinocchio, Aladdin, Beauty, and the Beast among others. The massive library produced by Touchstone pictures as well as its marketing positioned it among the biggest movie studios.
Additionally, among the top 50 grossing movies, twenty-one of them come from Disney.
7. Raleigh Studios
This is among the oldest studios opened in 1915 with several Oscar-winning films filmed here. Some of those films are "what ever happened to Baby Jane"
8. Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studios
They offer a variety from a range of war movies to westerns. Moreover, there are museum houses containing movie memorabilia.
9. Hollywood Center Studios
Different movie production companies hire its twelve amazing stages. Furthermore, the famous game shows have been filmed here. Similarly, early seasons of "I Love Lucy" was filmed here.
10. Red Studios Hollywood
This studio is relatively new to the industry. However, it is producing movie series among them "True Blood."