Top Ten Hollywood Movie Studios

The Top Ten
1 Warner Bros.

Warner Bros is a out an out undefeated king of studios. Warner Bros not only makes tons of amazing film franchises, but also the only companies that explores through every genre of movies and take risks of different contents. Absolutely amazing. The reason I do not vote for Disney is because Disney has limited content other than buying companies (eg. Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm) for content and remaking movies. Don't get me wrong, Disney films are fantastic but we are looking for enough contents, not grosses. Like Warner Bros.

2 Walt Disney Studios

Disney is pretty much the future of film and overall media. Here's why.

First off, as of July 16, 2017, Disney makes up for about 22% of the box office, topping all of the other major studios. Second, they own TWO major animation studios, Disney Animation and Pixar, the latter of which helped produce the first feature-length computer animated film. Third, they own a well-known record label, Hollywood Records, with a vast label of artists, despite not being as large as Universal or Sony. Fourth, they are responsible for a large number of live stageplays based on their films (remember "The Lion King"? ). Fifth, they own Lucasfilm and Marvel Studios, both of which are responsible for two of the largest film franchises, Star Wars and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, respectively. Sixth, they own ABC, one of the largest television production and distribution companies. Other companies in ABC's portfolio include A&E, History, Lifetime, and ESPN. Finally, they own Maker Studios, a multi-channel network that holds partnership contracts with various YouTubers (the most notable of which being Markiplier and jacksepticeye).

3 20th Century Studio

I'm not a fan of this studio because a lot of their movies suck like Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (the first and third movies were okay), they ruined Murder on the Orient Express, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Percy Jackson, Alvin and the Chipmunks (all 4), the two latest Ice Age films, and let's not forget the Marvel stuff they ruined like Fantastic Four, X-Men: The Last Stand and Apocalypse, and more.

Their good movies are as follows: The Martian, Hidden Figures, Die Hard, Deadpool, Logan, The Planet of the Apes new trilogy (the old franchise sucks though), and X-Men: Days of Future Past. I might be forgetting something.

4 Universal Studios

Happy Tree Friends will be owned by Nirvana and the label Geffen Records owned by Universal Music Group to mock Christian music and save Heavy Metal to offering by 2025, Paramount will acquire 20th Century Fox to purchase Big Idea for making VeggieTales (1993), 3-2-1 Penguins! (2000), VeggieTales in the House (2014-2016), VeggieTales in the City (2017) and The VeggieTales Show (2019-2022) and the Movies: Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002) and The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008) for the Japanese audiences. While Sony buys Warner Bros. Discovery and Warner Music Group for $50,000,000,000, and finally Disney buys PBS for $17,000,000,000 for cash by 2024...

5 Marvel Studios

Marvel studios is the most overrated franchise of all time. Thumbs up if you agree with me. As Martin said, marvel movies aren't cinema. They are just watch & Forget movies with below average to average at best. But they are overrated because critics get paid & there are many reasons why critics overrate them which the movies do not deserve. Apart from Captain America movies & Tobey & Andrew Spiderman movies, marvel movies are nothing but immature, filled with plot holes, fart jokes etc. I believe Marvel studios is just a tag & it is nothing without Dizny & their critics. Every single MCU Dizny movie was overrated. I mean seriously, incredible hulk, iron Man 3, Thor movies, homecoming AOU, Captain marvel are better than MOS, Aquaman, Joker? Lol! These critics will have to pay in the hell! I respect opinions not agendas...

Reasons why MCU would never get an Oscar... Black panther did but everybody knows why & that they didn't deserve them...

Marvel be like, in order to be a superhero, you need to get bitten by radio active spiders, take super soldier steroids, put weird things in your bodies, get exposed to harmful gamma rays, cosmic rays etc...

I wonder how this studio has made it here lol... It's just my Indian Iron Man fanboys (not all of them but most of them) who are born to show off as if they know more about Hollywood & comics while they have no idea anything about comics until Avengers got made in 2012... At least Indian DC fans read comic books & are broad minded... I know my grammar sucks but believe me I'm one of those who had been watching comic book movies & actually read them... Ever since Batman 2005, I've grown watching comic book movies... I've researched so many things for a decade I've seen worst Iron Man base & they need help!

I don't care if you think I'm hating or being a DC Fanboy, at least everything I said were facts

6 Columbia Pictures

Sony wants to buy WarnerMedia to pick up Warner Music Group for $50 billion for cash on the ownership: Sony Sony Pictures Columbia Pictures Warner Bros. Warner Music Group Sub Pop (now under a label of Warner Bros. Records) and Looney Tunes (WB) and much more by 2023.

How Sony Purchased WarnerMedia (now Warner Bros. Holdings) for $94 billion to challenge Disney, see Sony's Columbia Pictures and Warner Bros. merged to make Sony's WB movies from Columbia Pictures by 2027.

Sony is Evil! Spider-Man movies moving to Disney, Next year by 2027.

7 Paramount Studios

Dear Paramount: Viacom buys Fox assets for $92 Billion for cash for the film studio 20th Century Fox owns Blue Sky Studios titles with Ice Age, Robots, Ice Age: The Meltdown, Horton Hears a Who! Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Rio, Ice Age Continental Drift, Epic, Rio 2, Ice Age: Collision Course, Ferdinand, Spies in Disguise, Foster, VeggieTales, LarryBoy, Larryboy: The Cartoon Adventures, 3-2-1 Penguins!, The VeggieTales Show, Jonah/The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything, Veggietales in the House/City and other Paramount/Fox's Blue Sky releases in 2023/2045.

8 Sony Pictures Studios

The Amazing Spiderman 1, The Amazing Spiderman 2, The Social Network, The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo, 22 Jump Street, Skyfall, Hancock, Casino Royale, 2012, Salt, The Karate Kid, Men In Black 3, Looper, District 9, Resident Evil:Retribution, Underworld Awakening, Quantum Of Solace, Zombieland, Captain Phillips, Fury, The Equalizer, Django Unchained, Terminator Salvation, The Tourist, The Smurfs, The Smurfs 2, Arthur Christmas, The Adventures Of Tintin, Elysium, Total Recall, Monsters House, Kung Fu Hustle, House Of Flying Daggers, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, The Patriot, Black Hawk Down, Vertical Limit, Charlie's Angels, Charlie's Angels Full Throttle, Hitch, Ghost Rider, Superbad, Hotel Transylvania, Here Comes The Boom, This Is The End, 21 Jump Street, Evil Dead, Bad Teacher, Stuart Little, Air Force One, Men In Black, Moneyball, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2, Grown Ups, Grown Ups 2, Zookeeper.

9 New Line Cinema

Lord of the Rings, Dumb and Dumber, Se7en, The Notebook, Blade, American History X and the more that doesn't take itself too seriously. There's just a lot of variety from this Warner studio that it's highly entertaining

Isn't new line, no more. Final editor is warner?

The releaser of the unbelievable Lord of the Rings trilogy and many more great movies

10 Pixar Animation Studios Pixar, also referred to as Pixar Animation Studios, is an American computer animation film studio based in Emeryville, California that is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. Pixar began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of the Lucasfilm computer division, before its spin-out as a corporation... read more

Wow, I'm really surprised that Pixar isn't at least in the top ten! Pixar Animation Studios has produced so many influential, deep films that I'm very surprised that only 3% of the people who took this survey thought it was the best. Filled from beginning to end, most Pixar films (I exclude Cars 2, because it didn't have a very strong message) have amazing messages, scores, ideas, and plots.

The characters in EVERY single film are well thought out and believable, as well as very entertaining. For example, Woody from Toy Story was wholly original, just as Mike Wazowski was extremely memorable. The movies are all funny, and all have amazing messages. From the delightful yet simple message of Cars, to the originality and uniqueness of Monsters, Inc., Pixar has made a name for itself in history.

Let's not mention the fantastic scores that EVERY SINGLE Pixar film has! Randy Newman shines the brightest, in my opinion, with amazing creations such as 'You've Got a Friend in Me', 'I Will Go Sailing No More', and 'If I Didn't Have You'. Pixar films have superb voice acting quality, as well. John Ratzenberger (In every Pixar film to date), Billy Crystal (As Mike Wazowski in Monsters, Inc. and University), John Goodman (As Sulley in Monsters, Inc. and University), Tom Hanks and Tim Allen (Woody and Buzz in Toy Story's 1, 2, and 3), Albert Brooks (Marlin in Finding Nemo)...Pixar films are truly memorable and fantastic (My personal favorite voice actor is Steve Buscemi, but he's my absolute favorite overall).

Pixar doesn't make everything work out in the end, either. Lightning McQueen doesn't win the big race. Mike and Sulley get kicked out of college. Carl doesn't end up in Paradise Falls...but they all learn about what's most important, and the audience does, too.

Overall, these films are fantastic and memorable, with amazing morals, characters, dialogue, humor, and music. I grew up with Pixar, and I daresay it made me a better person (I don't know... more

The Contenders
11 Touchstone Pictures
12 Paramount Paramount is an American film and television production and distribution company. Founded in 1912, the company is based in Hollywood, California, and is a subsidiary of Viacom. Paramount is one of the oldest surviving film studios and has produced many iconic films, including the Indiana Jones and Transformers... read more
13 Legendary Pictures
14 MGM Studios

James Bond, Rocky, Creed, Silence of the Lambs, Carrie, Raging Bull, The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly, The Wizard of Oz, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Poltergeist (1982), Child's Play, Singing in the Rain, Robocop, The Terminator, Roadhouse, The Hobbit, Jeepers Creepers, Spaceballs...MGM made so many great films, I can't name them all.

It's a great studio but that lion scared the crap out of me as a kid and still scared the crap out of me today. I like their movies only if I better watch out with that Leo The Lion. I have a pantheraphobia (fear of big cats) and that's actually no joke about my fears.

15 Dreamworks Studios

I don't like dreamworks. They keep on competing with Disney but they are no match. Disney has been around a whole lot longer.

16 Tristar Pictures
17 Miramax Films
18 DC Films
19 Lions Gate Entertainment

Hunger Games series. My favourite studio!

Coming up in January 2018: The Commuter.

20 Lucasfilm

Star Wars! My favorite franchise!

21 United Artists
22 Castle Rock Entertainment
23 RKO Pictures
24 A24

They make some great movies but fly under the radar too often. List of good movies are Spring Breakers (I know people are split on this), Bling Ring, The Specacular Now, Room, Green Room, Equals, Ex-Machina, and The Witch.

25 The Weinstein Company

A producer of Mini-major films, this should have been No. 10.

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