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Encyclopedia > MTV Films

MTV Films is the motion picture production arm of cable channel MTV. Originally founded in 1995, it has produced films based on MTV programs such as Beavis and Butt-head Do America and Jackass: The Movie, as well as other adaptations and original projects. Its films are released by fellow Viacom division Paramount Pictures. For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as... MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Beavis and Butt-Head Do America is an animated feature film, based on the TV series, Beavis and Butt-Head, that was released on December 20, 1996, produced by Paramount Pictures and MTV Films, and directed by Mike Judge. ... Jackass: The Movie Jackass: The Movie directed by Jeff Tremaine was released on October 25, 2002 with the tagline Do not attempt this at home. ... Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIAb) is an American media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures movie studio and DreamWorks). ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ...

On August 21, 2006, Nickelodeon Movies and MTV Films became full labels of the Paramount Motion Pictures Group.[1] August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... For the early 20th century movie theater, see Nickelodeon movie theater. ...

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2ge+her was a fictional boy band (similar to Spinal Tap) whose composition, songs, and formation story is a direct parody of the boy bands of the 1990s such as New Kids On The Block, *NSYNC and Backstreet Boys. ... Æon Flux is a science fiction film produced by Paramount Pictures and Lakeshore Entertainment. ... All Youve Got is a 2006 sport/drama film, directed by Neema Barnette. ... Innwa (Burmese: ; MLCTS: ; formerly Ava) is a city in the Mandalay Division of Myanmar, situated just to the south of Amarapura on the Ayeyarwady River. ... Bad Girls is a young-adult novel by Cynthia Voigt, published in 1997. ... Beavis and Butt-Head Do America is an animated feature film, based on the TV series, Beavis and Butt-Head, that was released on December 20, 1996, produced by Paramount Pictures and MTV Films, and directed by Mike Judge. ... Better Luck Tomorrow is a 2002 drama directed by Justin Lin. ... Coach Carter is a 2005 film, directed by Thomas Carter. ... Britney Spears and Anson Mount in Crossroads is a 2002 movie directed by Tamra Davis. ... Dead Man on Campus is a 1998 comedy starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tom Everett Scott. ... Election is a 1999 film adapted from a critically acclaimed 1998 novel[1] of the same name by Tom Perrotta. ... The Fighting Temptations is a 2003 comedy film. ... For other uses of Freedom Writers, see Freedom Writers (disambiguation). ... Get Rich or Die Tryin is a motion picture starring Curtis 50 Cent Jackson as Marcus, a drug dealer aspiring to be a rapper. ... Hustle & Flow is an Academy Award-winning 2005 film written and directed by Craig Brewer, and co-produced by John Singleton. ... Jackass: The Movie Jackass: The Movie directed by Jeff Tremaine was released on October 25, 2002 with the tagline Do not attempt this at home. ... Jackass Number Two is the sequel to the 2002 comedy film, Jackass: The Movie, itself based upon by its MTV series. ... Joes Apartment is a 1996 musical-serio-comic film starring Jerry OConnell. ... This article or section seems to contain too many quotations for an encyclopedia entry. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Murderball is a 2005 documentary film about quadriplegics who play wheelchair rugby. ... Napoleon Dynamite is the feature film debut of director Jared Hess, based on his earlier short film, Peluca. ... Fox Searchlight Pictures logo. ... Orange County is an American movie released in 2002. ... The Original Kings of Comedy is a 2000 stand-up comedy film, directed by Spike Lee, and features the comedy routines of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, and Bernie Mac. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Pootie Tang is a 2001 comedy film, directed by Louis C.K.. The film was adapted from a comedy sketch which first appeared on The Chris Rock Show. ... Save the Last Dance is a motion picture produced by MTV Films, directed by Thomas Carter, written by Duane Adler, and released by Paramount Pictures on January 12, 2001. ... Save the Last Dance 2 (earlier known as Steppin Up: Save the Last Dance 2) is a direct-to-video sequel to 2001s theatrical feature Save the Last Dance. ... The 1999 film 200 Cigarettes stars Ben Affleck, Elvis Costello, Kate Hudson, Jay Mohr, Christina Ricci, Paul Rudd, Martha Plimpton, Casey Affleck, Courtney Love, Dave Chappelle, Janeane Garofalo, Guillermo Diaz, Gaby Hoffmann, Catherine Kellner, Brian McCardie, Nicole Parker and Angela Featherstone. ... Varsity Blues DVD cover Varsity Blues is a 1999 film about teenage angst in the fictional town of West Canaan, Texas that is engrossed in the local high school football program, and their winning-obsessed coach Kilmer (played by Jon Voight). ... The Wood is a 1999 comedy-drama-romance film, written by Rick Famuyiwa and Todd Boyd, and directed by Rick Famuyiwa. ... Twentieth (20th) Century Fox Film Corporation (known from 1935 to 1985 as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation) is one of the major American film studios. ... The current logo for Touchstone Pictures films since 2002 Touchstone Pictures (also known as Touchstone Films in its early years, is one of several alternate film labels of The Walt Disney Company, established in 1984. ...

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