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Platinum Dunes is an American production company created in November 2001 by filmmakers Michael Bay, Brad Fuller,[1] and Andrew Form.[2] The company produces horror films, such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Purge, Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Ouija and A Quiet Place.

Platinum Dunes
Production company
IndustryMotion pictures
Television
FoundedNovember 2001; 17 years ago (2001-11)
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Michael Bay
Brad Fuller
Andrew Form
Websitewww.bloody-disgusting.com/platinumdunes/ Edit this on Wikidata

On October 7, 2009, Paramount Pictures announced a first-look deal with Platinum Dunes. They plan to branch out of the horror genre into action and thrillers with this new deal. On May 27, 2010, it was announced they would work on the reboot to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film series of the same name.[3] In 2014, Platinum Dunes was named The Hollywood Reporter's Producers of the Year. In 2015, the company was also named to The Hollywood Reporter's 30 Most Powerful Film Producers in Hollywood.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Director Distributor(s) Budget Gross (worldwide) RT
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Marcus Nispel New Line Cinema $9.5 million $107.1 million 37%
2005 The Amityville Horror Andrew Douglas Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Dimension Films
$19 million $108 million 24%
2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Jonathan Liebesman New Line Cinema $16 million $51.8 million 12%
2007 The Hitcher Dave Meyers Rogue Pictures $10 million $25.4 million 21%
2009 The Unborn David S. Goyer Rogue Pictures
Universal Pictures
$16 million $76.5 million 10%
Friday the 13th Marcus Nispel New Line Cinema
Paramount Pictures
$19 million $91.4 million 25%
Horsemen Jonas Åkerlund Lionsgate $20 million $2.4 million 33%
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street Samuel Bayer Warner Bros.
New Line Cinema
$35 million $115.7 million 15%
2013 The Purge James DeMonaco Universal Pictures
Blumhouse Productions
$3 million $89.3 million 38%
2014 The Purge: Anarchy $9 million $111.9 million 56%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Jonathan Liebesman Paramount Pictures
Nickelodeon Movies
$125 million $493.3 million 22%
Ouija Stiles White Universal Pictures
Blumhouse Productions
$5 million $103.6 million 6%
2015 Project Almanac Dean Israelite Paramount Pictures
Insurge Pictures
MTV Films
$12 million $33.2 million 37%
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Dave Green Paramount Pictures
Nickelodeon Movies
$135 million $245.6 million 37%
The Purge: Election Year James DeMonaco Universal Pictures
Blumhouse Productions
$10 million $118.6 million 55%
Ouija: Origin of Evil Mike Flanagan $9 million $81.7 million 82%
2018 A Quiet Place John Krasinski Paramount Pictures $17 million $340.7 million 95%
The First Purge Gerard McMurray Universal Pictures
Blumhouse Productions
$13 million $136.3 million 54%
2020 A Quiet Place: Part II John Krasinski Paramount Pictures

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Notes
2013 Occult Pilot
2014–2017 Black Sails
2014–2018 The Last Ship
2016 Billion Dollar Wreck
2018–present Jack Ryan
The Purge

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Harris, Dana (March 3, 2002). "O'seas distribs rev up 'Chainsaw' redo". Variety.
  2. ^ "Paramount Pictures Signs First-Look Deal with Platinum Dunes". Bloody Disgusting.
  3. ^ Platinum Dunes Steers 'Turtles' Relaunch | Deadline Hollywood