FACTOID # 25: If you're tired of sitting in traffic on your way to work, move to North Dakota.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Distribution is one of the four aspects of marketing. ... The current Universal Studios logo Universal Studios (sometimes called Universal Pictures or Universal City Studios), a subsidiary of NBC Universal, is one of the major American film studios that has production studios and offices located at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California, an unincorporated area of Los... NBC Universal is a media and entertainment conglomerate formed in May 2004 by the combination of General Electrics NBC with Vivendi Universal Entertainment, part of Vivendi Universal. ...

Contents

List of films

This film, television, or video-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

1920s

"A Universal Picture" logo (1921-1936)
"A Universal Picture" logo (1921-1936)
  • White Youth (1920)
  • The Flaming Disc (1920)
  • Am I Dreaming? (1920)
  • The Dragon's Net (1920)
  • The Adorable Savage (1920)
  • Putting It Over (1920)
  • The Fire Eater (1921)
  • A Battle of Wits (1921)
  • Dream Girl (1921)
  • The Millionaire (1921)
  • A Daughter of the Law (1921)
  • The Conflict (1921)
  • The Rage of Paris (1921)
  • No Woman Knows (1921)
  • Action (1921)
  • The Danger Man (1921)
  • The Kiss (1921)
  • The Heart of Arizona (1921)
  • The Beautiful Gambler (1921)
  • Desperate Trails (1921)
  • The Man Tamer (1921)
  • Cheated Love (1921)
  • The Blazing Trail (1921)
  • The Freeze-Out (1921)
  • The Diamond Queen (1921)
  • Foolish Wives (1921)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
  • The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  • Melody of Love (1928, Universal's first all-talkie)
  • Show Boat (1929)
  • Broadway (1929, first Universal talkie with color sequences)

Image File history File links Unilogo1. ... Image File history File links Unilogo1. ... See also: 1920 in film 1921 1922 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events February 20 - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, starring Rudolph Valentino, premieres. ... See also: 1935 in film 1936 1937 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon September 28 - The Marx Brothers Harpo Marx marries actress Susan Fleming Top grossing films in North America Red River Valley Academy Awards Best Picture: The Great... The film starred Alice Joyce A Battle of Wits was a 1912 American short silent film drama. ... Dream Girl is a fictional character in the DC Universe, a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the thirtieth century. ... The Millionaire, a television drama anthology series (CBS, 19 January 1955-28 September 1960), explored the ways unexpected wealth changed life for better or for worse. ... The Kiss is a famous sculpture by Auguste Rodin. ... In 1923, a silent film version of Victor Hugos novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame was released, starring Lon Chaney, Sr. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... ... Show Boat is a musical in two acts with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II (with the notable exception of Bill, which was originally written for Kern in 1918 by P. G. Wodehouse but reworked by Hammerstein for Show Boat). ...

1930s

The second "A Universal Picture" logo (1936-1946)
The second "A Universal Picture" logo (1936-1946)

Image File history File links Unilogo2. ... Image File history File links Unilogo2. ... See also: 1935 in film 1936 1937 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon September 28 - The Marx Brothers Harpo Marx marries actress Susan Fleming Top grossing films in North America Red River Valley Academy Awards Best Picture: The Great... See also: 1945 in film 1946 1947 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America The Bells of St. ... All Quiet on the Western Front is the name of two films based on the Erich Maria Remarque novel All Quiet on the Western Front, one a cinematic treatment directed by Lewis Milestone, the other a television film directed by Delbert Mann. ... The King of Jazz premiered on April 20, 1930, starring Paul Whiteman and his orchestra. ... Dracula is a 1931 horror film produced by Universal Pictures Co. ... Frankenstein is a 1931 horror film from Universal Pictures directed by James Whale and very loosely based on the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. ... Back Street is romance novel written by Fannie Hurst in 1931, with underlying themes of death and adultery. ... Boris Karloff as Ardath Bey AKA Prince Imhotep in The Mummy. ... See Invisible Man for the novel by Ralph Ellison. ... Imitation of Life is a 1934 film directed by John M. Stahl, adapted by William Hurlbut from Fannie Hursts novel Imitation of Life. ... Bride of Frankenstein 1999 release DVD cover Bride of Frankenstein is a horror film released April 22, 1935, which is a sequel to the 1931 film Frankenstein. ... Magnificent Obsession is a 1929 novel by Lloyd C. Douglas. ... Show Boat is the name of a musical film based on the stage musical of the same name by Oscar Hammerstein II, which was adapted from the novel by Edna Ferber. ... My Man Godfrey is a screwball comedy film released in 1936 by Universal Pictures. ... Three Smart Girls is a 1936 musical comedy film. ... Draculas Daughter is a 1936 horror film, a sequel to the 1931 film Dracula. ... One Hundred Men and a Girl is a 1937 musical comedy film. ... James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich Destry Rides Again is a 1939 western film directed by George Marshall, starring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger, Brian Donlevy, Allen Jenkins, Irene Hervey and Una Merkel. ... My Little Chickadee is a 1940 Universal comedy/western motion picture starring Mae West and W.C. Fields, with Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran, Ruth Donnelly, Margaret Hamilton, Donald Meek, Willard Robertson, George Moran, William B. Davidson, and Addison Richards. ... Son of Frankenstein is a horror film made by Universal Studios in 1939 and directed by Rowland V. Lee. ...

1940s

The Universal International logo (1946-1963)
The Universal International logo (1946-1963)

Image File history File links Unilogointernational. ... Image File history File links Unilogointernational. ... See also: 1945 in film 1946 1947 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America The Bells of St. ... // Events January 28 - Filming begins on Dr. Strangelove. ... The Bank Dick (released under the title The Bank Detective in England) is a 1940 comedy film in which W. C. Fields plays a character who trips a bank robber and ends up a security guard as a result. ... In history there have been a number of events that happened on a Friday and are known as Black Friday: Black Friday (1869), a financial crisis in the United States Black Friday (1881) in which 189 Scottish fishermen lost their lives Black Friday (1889), the day of the Johnstown Flood... Buck Privates is the 1941 comedy/World War II film that turned Bud Abbott and Lou Costello into bonafide movie stars. ... The Wolf Man is a 1941 horror film written by Curt Siodmak and produced and directed by George Waggner, starring Lon Chaney Jr, Claude Rains, Evelyn Ankers, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles, Bela Lugosi, and Maria Ouspenskaya. ... House of Frankenstein can refer to: House of Frankenstein, a 1944 horror film produced by Universal Studios House of Frankenstein 1997, a 1997 television mini-series featuring characters from the Universal Studios horror films. ... House of Dracula was an American horror film released by Universal Studios in 1945. ... The Killers, also known as Ernest Hemingways The Killers is a black and white film noir directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Burt Lancaster. ... Great Expectations is a 1946 British film directed by David Lean and based on the novel by Charles Dickens. ... The Naked City is a 1948 black-and-white film noir directed by Jules Dassin. ... The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy by William Shakespeare and is one of his best-known and most-quoted plays. ... Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein is a classic 1948 comedy/horror film in which characters played by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello deliver large heavy crates to a wax museum only to discover that the contents -- Frankensteins monster and Dracula -- are neither wax nor dead. ...

1950s

Winchester 73 is an American western movie from 1950. ... Harvey is an English surname and place-name, derived from a personal name meaning soldier or man-at-arms. It is thought to have come to England with the Breton mercenaries of William the Conqueror as Hervé. It is also used as a given name. ... Abbott and Costello Go To Mars is a 1953 science fiction comedy film directed by Charles Lamont and staring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. ... Magnificent Obsession is a 1929 novel by Lloyd C. Douglas. ... Written on the Wind is a 1956 film with Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone. ... Pillow Talk is a 1959 romantic comedy film which tells the story of a man and woman who share a telephone line and grow to hate each other, and then, of course, to love each other. ... This cover to a reprint of Fannie Hurst Imitation of Life features a still from the 1959 Universal Pictures adaptation of the novel, starring Lana Turner (far right) and Juanita Moore (second from left). ...

1960s

The third and final "A Universal Picture" logo (1963-1972)
The third and final "A Universal Picture" logo (1963-1972)

Image File history File links Universalpicture. ... Image File history File links Universalpicture. ... // Events January 28 - Filming begins on Dr. Strangelove. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... This article or section needs additional references or sources. ... Flower Drum Song is a Broadway musical with a score by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The book for the musical was written by Hammerstein and Joseph Fields, based on the novel Flower Drum Song by C.Y. Lee. ... Lover Come Back is a 1961 romantic comedy released by Universal Pictures. ... That Touch of Mink is a 1962 romantic comedy starring Cary Grant & Doris Day. ... To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1960 novel by Harper Lee, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1961. ... The Birds (1963) is a horror film by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on a short story by Daphne du Maurier with the same name. ... Marnie is a 1964 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock based on a novel by Winston Graham. ... Charade is a 1963 film written by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, directed by Stanley Donen, and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. ... This article is about mirage, an optical phenomenon. ... Pinocchio in Outer Space was a Belgian-American animated film which sets Carlo Collodis Pinocchio character on a rocketship adventure. ... The Rare Breed DVD cover. ... Torn Curtain DVD cover Torn Curtain is a 1966 thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, featuring his trademark characters and camera techniques. ... This article is about the 1967 film. ... The War Wagon is a 1967 western film directed by Burt Kennedy and adapted by Clair Huffaker from her own novel. ... Sweet Charity, based on Federico Fellinis screenplay for Nights of Cabiria, is a 1966 musical show directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse. ... Anne of the Thousand Days is an Academy Award-winning 1969 costume drama, directed by Charles Jarrot. ...

1970s

The last non-CGI Universal logo (1972-1990)
The last non-CGI Universal logo (1972-1990)

Image File history File links Unilogo3. ... Image File history File links Unilogo3. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... The Andromeda Strain is a techno-thriller novel by author Michael Crichton about a team of scientists who investigate a deadly disease of extraterrestrial origin which causes rapid, fatal clotting of the blood. ... Silent Running DVD Silent Running is a science fiction movie made in 1971, directed by Douglas Trumbull and starring Bruce Dern as the protagonist Freeman Lowell. ... Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Childrens Crusade: A Duty-Dance With Death is a 1969 novel by best-selling author Kurt Vonnegut. ... American Graffiti is a 1973 film directed by George Lucas. ... This article is about the 1973 film involving con artists. ... Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. ... Earthquake is the title of a blockbuster 1974 film that was among several successful so-called disaster films of the 1970s that places an all-star cast in life and death situations. ... Jaws is a 1975 horror–thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on Peter Benchleys best-selling novel of the same name. ... Swashbuckler (1976) movie poster. ... Midway is a war film released in 1976. ... Slap Shot is a 1977 Hollywood film starring Paul Newman and Michael Ontkean and directed by George Roy Hill. ... The Slipper and the Rose (1976) (143 min) is a British musical film retelling the classic fairy tale of Cinderella. ... Smokey and the Bandit is a 1977 movie starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Pat McCormick, Paul Williams, and Mike Henry. ... Sorcerer is a 1977 film produced and directed by William Friedkin, starring Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal and Amidou. ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... The Deer Hunter is a 1978 film which tells the story of how the Vietnam War affects the people in the industrial town of Clairton, Pennsylvania just south of Pittsburgh along the Monongahela River (although it was also filmed in Cleveland and Mingo Junction, Ohio). ... Jaws 2 (1978) is the first sequel to Jaws. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ...

1980s

The Blues Brothers is a 1980 musical-comedy directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from a Saturday Night Live sketch. ... On Golden Pond (1981) was a successful Broadway play written by playwright Ernest Thompson which was turned into a successful and popular movie starring Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda. ... Halloween II (aka Halloween II: The Nightmare Isnt Over!) (1981) is the sequel to the hugely popular horror film, Halloween. ... The Great Muppet Caper is the second of a series of live-action musical feature films, starring Jim Hensons Muppets. ... Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandalled feet. ... Halloween III: Season of the Witch is a horror film released in 1982. ... E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (E.T. for short) is a 1982 science fiction film directed by Steven Spielberg. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... Fast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen film adapted by Cameron Crowe from his novel of the same name. ... The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a stage and film musical written by Larry L. King. ... Sophies Choice (1979) is a novel written by William Styron about a young American Southerner who wants to be a writer and befriends Nathan, who is Jewish, and his beautiful lover Sophie, a Polish (but not Jewish) survivor of the Nazi concentration camps. ... Cat People is a 1982 horror film directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, and John Heard. ... John Carpenters The Thing is a 1982 science fiction film directed by John Carpenter. ... The Dark Crystal is a 1982 fantasy film by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. ... Jaws 3-D (a. ... Rumble Fish is a 1983 film directed, produced and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel by S.E. Hinton (ISBN 0440975344). ... Scarface is a 1983 motion picture directed by Brian de Palma, written by Oliver Stone and starring Al Pacino as Tony Montana, a fictional Cuban refugee who comes to Florida in 1980 as a result of the Mariel Boatlift. ... Sixteen Candles is a popular 1984 coming-of-age film starring Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling and Anthony Michael Hall. ... FireStarter (Japanese ファイスタ Fai Suta) is the second episode of the anime FLCL. Spoiler warning: Summary The Episode starts out with Mamimi playing some handheld videogame about burning stuff to please a dark god Cantide. ... Back to the Future is an American science fiction/comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and released in 1985. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... The Breakfast Club is a 1985 film written and directed by John Hughes. ... Weird Science (1985) is a movie written and directed by John Hughes. ... Fletch is the nickname of the main character, Irwin Maurice Fletcher, in a series of Mystery/Comedy novels written by Gregory Mcdonald. ... An American Tail is an animated film produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblin Entertainment, and directed by Don Bluth, originally released in movie theatres on November 21, 1986. ... Jaws The Revenge is a 1987s horror film. ... Harry and the Hendersons is a 1987 American film starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Lainie Kazan, and Don Ameche. ... Prince of Darkness film poster John Carpenters Prince of Darkness is a 1987 American horror film directed, written and scored by John Carpenter, starring Donald Pleasence, Victor Wong and Jameson Parker. ... Dragnet is a 1987 film starring Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Dabney Coleman, Harry Morgan, and Alexandra Paul. ... *batteries not included is a 1987 family film directed by Matthew Robbins. ... Template:Infobox Film rating The Land Before Time is an animated film, produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblin Entertainment, directed by Don Bluth, with a soundtrack composed by James Horner. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... Lucasfilm Logo Lucasfilm Ltd. ... They Live is a 1988 film directed by John Carpenter, who also wrote the screenplay under the pseudonym Frank Armitage. The movie is based on the short story Eight OClock in the Morning by Ray Nelson. ... The Great Outdoors is a 1988 comedy film starring John Candy, Dan Aykroyd, Annette Bening, and Stephanie Faracy. ... The story of Phantasm II begins in the same moment in which the original ended, although production of the movies is separated by eleven years. ... Baseball field from the movie. ... Back to the Future Part II is a 1989 film and is the second part of the Back to the Future trilogy. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... Do the Right Thing is a 1989 motion picture produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee and released by Universal Pictures. ... Born on the Fourth of July (ISBN 1888451785) is the best selling autobiography of Ron Kovic, a paralyzed Vietnam War veteran who became an anti-war activist. ...

1990s

The first CGI logo in celebration of the studio's 75th anniversary. (1990-1991)
The first CGI logo in celebration of the studio's 75th anniversary. (1990-1991)
The same 75th anniversary logo without the "75th anniversary" text (1991-1997)
The same 75th anniversary logo without the "75th anniversary" text (1991-1997)

Image File history File links Universal75. ... Image File history File links Universal75. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1991. ... Image File history File links Unilogo4. ... Image File history File links Unilogo4. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1991. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... Tremors is a 1990 comedic monster film about a group of people from a small Nevada town fighting subterranean worm-creatures dubbed Graboids. It was directed by Ron Underwood, and stars Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross and Reba McEntire. ... This article is about the year. ... Problem Child (1990) is a comedy film about an orphan child that deliberately wreaks havoc everywhere he goes. ... Henry & June is a 1990 film. ... This article is about the year. ... Back to the Future Part III is a science fiction western comedy film starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd that opened on May 25, 1990. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... Darkman is the title of a 1990 film directed by Sam Raimi, starring Liam Neeson. ... Childs Play 2 (also known as Childs Play 2: Chuckys Back) is the 1990 sequel to the horror film Childs Play, written by Don Mancini and directed by John Lafia. ... Kindergarten Cop (1990) is a film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. ... Problem Child 2 is a 1991 comedy starring Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Laraine Newman, Amy Yasbeck (who plays a different character than she did in the first film in the series), Ivyann Schwann, Jack Warden and Gilbert Gottfried. ... Childs Play 3 (also known as Childs Play 3: Look Whos Stalking) is the third movie in the Childs Play series. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Candyman is a 1992 movie starring Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd and Xander Berkeley. ... ... Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is a highly fictionalized biographical film about Bruce Lee. ... The Cowboy Way is a 1994 action comedy directed by Gregg Champion. ... Jurassic Park is a 1993 film directed by Steven Spielberg, based off the novel written by Michael Crichton. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... The Real McCoy is a 1993 film, directed by Russell Mulcahy. ... Schindlers List is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Grammy winning 1993 movie based on the book Schindlers Ark by Thomas Keneally, published in the United States as Schindlers List and subsequently re-issued in Commonwealth countries under that name as well. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... Were Back! A Dinosaurs Story is an animated film, produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblimation animation studio, distributed by Universal Pictures, and originally released to movie theatres in 1993. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... The Flintstones is a 1994 Univershell (Universal) Studios live-action movie based on the Hanna-Barbera animated television series The Flintstones. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... Cartoon Network Studios, formerly known as Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. ... Who knows what evil lurks. ... The Little Rascals is a 1994 comedy feature film produced by Amblin Entertainment and Universal Pictures. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... King World Productions (aka King World Entertainment or simply King World) is the leading syndicator of United States television programming. ... The River Wild is a 1994 American thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, and Joseph Mazzello. ... The War is a 1994 film starring Elijah Wood as Stu Simmons and Kevin Costner as his father. ... Reality Bites is a 1994 film written by Helen Childress and featuring the directorial debut of Ben Stiller. ... Street Fighter is a 1994 action movie based on the hugely popular fighting game Street Fighter by Capcom. ... Junior, released in 1994, is Arnold Schwarzeneggers third comedy film, which features him teamed up with Danny DeVito, following their previous collaboration, Twins and director Ivan Reitman, who also directed Schwarzenegger in that film and Kindergarten Cop. ... Apollo 13 is a 1995 film portrayal of the ill-fated Apollo 13 lunar mission. ... Babe is an Academy Award-winning 1995 film that tells the story of a pig who wants to be a herding dog, and which speaks to the arbitrary and unfair nature of class systems. ... Balto is an animated film produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblimation animation studio, distributed by Universal Pictures, and originally released to movie theatres in 1995. ... Casino is a 1995 movie directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the book of the same name by Nicholas Pileggi and Larry Shandling. ... Casper is a 1995 live-action film based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost cartoons and comic strips. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... Casper the Friendly Ghost in Theres Good Boos To-Night (1948). ... Twelve Monkeys is a 1995 science fiction film written by David and Janet Peoples and directed by Terry Gilliam. ... Ed is a 1996 comedy film starring Matt LeBlanc. ... Time is running out. ... The Nutty Professor is a 1996 film that starred Eddie Murphy. ... Imagine Entertainment is a film and television production company founded in 1986 by director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer. ... Daylight is an action film, released on Friday, December 6, 1996, starring Sylvester Stallone and directed by Rob Cohen. ... Dantes Peak is a 1997 action-adventure film starring Pierce Brosnan and Linda Hamilton. ... Liar Liar (1997) is an American comedy film starring Jim Carrey. ... The Lost World: Jurassic Park is a 1997 movie which is a sequel to the blockbuster Jurassic Park. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... Small Soldiers (1998) is an action/science fiction film, directed by Joe Dante. ... DreamWorks SKG is one of the major American film studios which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games, and television programming. ... Patch Adams is a 1998 film directed by Tom Shadyac and based on the life of Hunter Patch Adams and the book Gesundheit: Good Health is Laughing Matter by Adams and Maureen Mylander. ... Meet Joe Black is a 1998 remake of the 1934 film, Death Takes a Holiday, starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, and Claire Forlani. ... Babe: Pig in the City is the second on the Babe series. ... Babe is an Academy Award-winning 1995 film that tells the story of a pig who wants to be a herding dog, and which speaks to the arbitrary and unfair nature of class systems. ... Bride of Chucky (also known as Childs Play 4: Bride of Chucky) is the fourth movie in the Childs Play series. ... Mercury Rising is a 1998 action thriller, directed by Harold Bucker, starring Bruce Willis and Alec Baldwin. ... October Sky is a 1999 movie based on the book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam. ... The Mummy is a film written and directed in 1999 by Stephen Sommers and starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz, with Arnold Vosloo as the reanimated mummy of the title. ... American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz and written by Adam Herz. ... The Hurricane, a 1999 film starring Denzel Washington, purports to be the true story of boxer Rubin Hurricane Carter, whose conviction for triple murder was overturned after he had spent almost 20 years in prison. ... Snow Falling on Cedars was a film, based on David Gutersons novel of the same title, Snow Falling on Cedars (novel). ... End of Days is a 1999 action/horror film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and directed by Peter Hyams. ... Angelas Ashes is a 1999 film based on the memoir of the same title by Frank McCourt, born in the United States of Irish descent. ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ...

2000s

The current Universal logo. (1997-present)
The current Universal logo. (1997-present)

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1920x816, 385 KB)[[[[Image:[[Media: == Headline text == == Summary == [[Universal Studios]] logo in 1080p resolution. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1920x816, 385 KB)[[[[Image:[[Media: == Headline text == == Summary == [[Universal Studios]] logo in 1080p resolution. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... U-571 is a 2000 movie directed by Jonathan Mostow, and starring Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi, Jack Noseworthy, Will Estes, and Tom Guiry. ... Billy Elliot is a 2000 film written by Lee Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry. ... Gladiator is a 2000 movie directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix. ... O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a musical comedy film written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, set in Mississippi during the Great Depression. ... The Touchstone lightning logo, used from 1986 to 2003. ... Erin Brockovich is a 2000 movie which dramatizes the story of Erin Brockovichs first fight against the West Coast energy giant PG&E. The film was directed by Steven Soderbergh and featured superstar Julia Roberts in the lead role for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Meet the Parents (2000) is a comedy film starring Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro. ... DreamWorks SKG is one of the major American film studios which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games, and television programming. ... Harrisons flowers is a 2000 filmed in Spain // Tagline Plot Outline Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. ... There are a number of uses for the term Watcher: The Watchers are the fallen angels of the Bible and the Book of Enoch, who fell to earth in the days of Jared in Genesis, instead falling to Hell. ... The Family Man is a 2000 Brett Ratner film starring Nicolas Cage and Téa Leoni, about a man who is given a glimpse at what could have been, if he had made a different decision 13 years ago. ... Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a 2000 live-action film, based on the 1957 book by Dr. Seuss. ... Imagine Entertainment is a film and television production company founded in 1986 by director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer. ... Brotherhood of the Wolf (original French title Le Pacte des loups) was a 2001 movie directed by Christophe Gans, starring Samuel Le Bihan, Vincent Cassel, Monica Bellucci and Mark Dacascos, and written by Gans and Stéphane Cabel. ... A Beautiful Mind is a Academy Award-winning film inspired by the Nobel Prize (Economics) winning mathematician John Nash and his experiences of schizophrenia. ... DreamWorks SKG is one of the major American film studios which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games, and television programming. ... Imagine Entertainment is a film and television production company founded in 1986 by director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer. ... The Mummy Returns is a 2001 movie starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, and is directed by Stephen Sommers. ... There are two films called The Fast and the Furious The Fast and the Furious (1954) The Fast and the Furious (2001) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Spoiler warning: Captain Corellis Mandolin is a novel by Louis de Bernières. ... Current company logo, introduced in 1999. ... American Pie 2 is the 2001 sequel to the comedy film American Pie. ... K-PAX (2001) is a comedic drama about a mental patient who claims he is an alien. ... Jurassic Park III is a 2001 motion picture, and a sequel of The Lost World: Jurassic Park and the highly successful original Jurassic Park. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... This article is about the movie. ... The Bourne Identity is a 1980 spy fiction thriller by Robert Ludlum about an amnesiac who must discover who he is and why several different groups, including an assassin and the CIA, are trying to kill him. ... Undercover Brother is a 2002 comedy starring Eddie Griffin. ... This article discusses the fictional film, for the factual pre-dynastic Egyptian pharaoh, see King Scorpion The Scorpion King is a 2002 movie starring The Rock (Dwayne Johnson), Michael Clarke Duncan, Kelly Hu and Grant Heslov, and is directed by Chuck Russell. ... 8 Mile has the 2002 Academy Award-winning song starring Eminem (Marshall Mathers) as the young white rapper Jimmy Smith Jr. ... This entry is about the 2002 film. ... The Emperors Club is a 2002 film that tells the story of a prep school teacher and his students. ... The Pianist is a 2002 film directed by Roman Polanski starring Adrien Brody. ... The Life of David Gale is a 2003 motion picture that tells the fictional story of a philosophy professor, David Gale, who was dedicated to the abolition of the death penalty and who was sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a colleague and fellow abolitionist. ... 2 Fast 2 Furious is a 2003 film. ... American Wedding (also known as American Pie: The Wedding outside of America or American Pie 3) is the 2003 sequel to the comedy films American Pie (1999) and American Pie 2 (2001). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Spyglass Entertainment is a film and television production company. ... The Cat in the Hat is a 2003 live-action film, based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss book The Cat in the Hat, produced by Universal Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, and Imagine Entertainment. ... DreamWorks SKG is one of the major American film studios which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games, and television programming. ... Imagine Entertainment is a film and television production company founded in 1986 by director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer. ... For the 2004 independent film, see Honey (2004 movie). ... Hulk (2003) is a movie based on the comic book series The Incredible Hulk published by Marvel Comics. ... Love Actually is a romantic comedy first released in cinemas in October and November 2003. ... Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is a 2003 film directed by Peter Weir and starring Russell Crowe as Jack Aubrey, with Paul Bettany as Stephen Maturin. ... Fox Plaza, the company headquarters. ... Miramax Films was a Big Ten film motion picture distribution and production company headquartered in New York City before being bought out by The Walt Disney Company. ... Peter Pan was a film released on December 25, 2003, by Universal Pictures. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Revolution Studios was founded in 2000 by Joe Roth, a former chairman of Walt Disney Studios and Twentieth Century Fox. ... Welcome to the Jungle (also known as The Rundown) is an action film starring The Rock and Seann William Scott about a bounty hunter/enforcer/aspiring chef named Beck who must head for the Amazon jungle to capture someone. ... Seabiscuit is a 2003 American drama film based on the best-selling book Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand. ... DreamWorks SKG is one of the major American film studios which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games, and television programming. ... Spyglass Entertainment is a film and television production company. ... Along Came Polly is a 2004 American romantic/comedy film written and directed by John Hamburg. ... The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 film based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same name. ... Miramax Films was a Big Ten film motion picture distribution and production company headquartered in New York City before being bought out by The Walt Disney Company. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Friday Night Lights in the a 1990 book and 2004 movie that documents the coach and players of a high school football team and the small, economically-depressed Texas town of Odessa that supports and is obsessed with them. ... In Good Company is a 2004 film written and directed by Paul Weitz , the co-director of About a Boy. ... Meet the Fockers (2004) is a comedy film and a sequel to Meet the Parents starring Robert DeNiro and Ben Stiller. ... DreamWorks SKG is one of the major American film studios which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games, and television programming. ... Ray is a 2004 biographical film of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Land of the Dead (2005) (earlier script titles: Dead City, Dead Reckoning) is the fourth in George A. Romeros Dead Series started by Night of the Living Dead, which continued with the sequels Dawn of the Dead and Day of the Dead. ... White Noise is a 2005 drama/supernatural thriller film, directed by Geoffrey Sax and produced by Brightlight Pictures. ... There have been two movies titled Assault on Precinct 13: Assault on Precinct 13 (1976 movie) Assault on Precinct 13 (2005 movie) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Wedding Date is a romantic comedy directed by Clare Kilner, who also directed How to Deal (2003). ... The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 comedy film starring Steve Carell and directed by Judd Apatow. ... The Interpreter is a 2005 drama/thriller film, directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, and Catherine Keener. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Jarhead is a 2005 film starring Jake Gyllenhaal as U.S. Marine Anthony Swofford, and is based on Swoffords 2003 Gulf War memoir Jarhead: A Marines Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles. ... Promotional poster for Kicking & Screaming Kicking & Screaming is a 2005 comedy film, directed by Jesse Dylan. ... King Kong is the three-time 2006 Academy Award-winning remake of the original 1933 King Kong film about a fictional giant ape called Kong. ... The classic logo of RKO Radio Pictures. ... Munich is a 2005 Academy Award-nominated film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Tony Kushner and Eric Roth. ... DreamWorks SKG is one of the major American film studios which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games, and television programming. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... The Perfect Man is a 2005 romantic comedy drama film directed by Mark Rosman and written by Gina Wendkos. ... Prime is a 2005 American romantic comedy film starring Uma Thurman and Meryl Streep. ... The Producers is a 2005 film based on the 2001 Broadway musical of the same name, which is in turn based on the 1968 movie starring Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder and Andréas Voutsinas. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Serenity is a 2005 science fiction western film written and directed by Joss Whedon. ... The Skeleton Key is a 2005 horror-suspense film released in the UK on 22 July and in the USA on August 12. ... Pride and Prejudice book cover Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austens novels. ... Two for the Money is a 2005 film directed by D.J. Caruso and starring Matthew McConaughey, Al Pacino, and Rene Russo. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Current company logo, introduced in 1999. ... StudioCanal (aka Le Studio Canal, Canal Plus, Canal + Distribution, and Canal+ Image S.A.), is a French-based production and distribution company that owns the third-largest film library in the world. ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... Curious George is an animated film version of the a monkey classic childrens stories by H.A. and Margret Rey. ... Imagine Entertainment is a film and television production company founded in 1986 by director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer. ... Slither is a 2006 Universal horror / comedy film, written and directed by James Gunn. ... Miami Vice is a 2006 American feature film adaptation of the 1980s TV series of the same name, written, produced, and directed by Michael Mann, the TV shows executive producer. ... United 93 (formerly named Flight 93) is a 2006 critically acclaimed and award-winning docudrama written and directed by Paul Greengrass that chronicles events aboard United Airlines Flight 93, which was skyjacked during the September 11, 2001 attacks. ... Lets Go to Prison is an American feature film that was released on November 17, 2006. ... The Holiday is a 2006 romantic comedy film distributed by Columbia Pictures. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Gaspard Ulliel as the young Hannibal Lecter. ... Evan Almighty is a 2007 comedy film directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Steve Carell. ... In the Pink is a 2007 film. ... Hulk (2003) is a movie based on the comic book series The Incredible Hulk published by Marvel Comics. ... Jurassic Park IV is a motion picture sequel to Jurassic Park III, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and the highly successful original Jurassic Park. ... A silhouetted appearance of Elliot and E.T. from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Amblin Entertainments mascots. ... A live-action Metal Gear Solid film was reported by Anime News Network on May 4, 2006, stating that Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear Solid games, announced on a recent Hide-Chan Radio podcast that Konami has tenative plans to produce a Metal Gear Solid movie. ... Big Idea, Inc is an American computer animation studio best known for its VeggieTales series of Christian-themed family home videos. ...

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Universal Studios: Information from Answers.com (3704 words)
Universal Studios (sometimes called Universal Pictures), a subsidiary of NBC Universal, is one of the major American film studios that has production studios and offices located at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California, an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between Los Angeles and Burbank.
Universal is the second longest-lived studio in Hollywood (Viacom's Paramount Pictures, Universal's ownership partner of United International Pictures -- which distributes films by Paramount and Universal worldwide -- is the oldest).
Universal already had a reputation for nepotism--at one time, 70 of Carl, Sr.'s relatives were on the payroll.
Universal Pictures Horror Classics (3605 words)
During the years 1923-1941, Universal Pictures released a plethora of horror movies that would go down in history as some of the most astonishing, critiqued and remade films ever to be put on celluloid.
Universal Pictures has been a huge force in the motion picture industry for almost a century, and like any other studio they have had there ups and downs.
There are pictures for every movie put out during this time period, and even though most of this book does not apply to the horror films (two are left out because they hit the theaters in the 1920’s), it is still a good source for quick reference.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m