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Metropolitan Filmexport is a French film distribution company founded by brothers Samuel and Victor Hadida, along with their father David, in 1978. It distributes films in France, alongside Entertainment One in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Spain and the Benelux countries and FilmNation Entertainment worldwide. The logo features a Pegasus behind an eclipsed sun.
|Film distribution in France|
|Industry||Distribution in France|
|Headquarters||29 Rue Galilée 75116 Paris, France|
|Products||Film distribution in France|
Metropolitan Filmexport currently distributes or has distributed all or some of the following companies' films:
Current distribution dealsEdit
- STX Entertainment/STXfilms
- Broad Green Pictures
- Lionsgate Films/Summit Entertainment/Overture Films
Former distribution dealsEdit
- New Line Cinema - Warner Bros. took direct control in 2008.
- Open Road Films - merged with IM Global to form Global Road Entertainment in 2018.
- Relativity Media/Rogue Pictures - went bankrupt as a mini-major in 2015.
- DreamWorks - retired as a distributor in 2005 and then became a banner of Amblin Partners in 2015.
- CBS Films - Lionsgate took over distribution in 2015.
- Paramount Pictures
- Universal Pictures/Focus Features
Paramount and Universal were put on this list because their international distribution joint venture United International Pictures reduced its international operations in 2007 with Paramount taking over French distribution.
- Picturehouse - Part of New Line Cinema and shut down by Warner Bros. in 2008.
- The Weinstein Co. - plagued by the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
- 20th Century Fox/Fox Searchlight Pictures
- Sony (Screen Gems/Stage 6 Films/Triumph Films/Destination Films/Columbia Pictures/TriStar Pictures)
- Samuel Goldwyn Films
- Annapurna Pictures
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists/Orion Pictures
- Hipes, Patrick (November 27, 2018). "Samuel Hadida Dies: French Distributor And Producer Of 'Resident Evil' & 'True Romance' Was 64". Deadline. Retrieved March 14, 2019.