If you are a huge fan of Hollywood, then you have probably wondered even once in your movie-viewing how these stories come to life. How do aliens come to life? Did Rose and Jack really have to shoot underwater? How did the Avatars ever come out with such precise details?

Well, while movies paint countless worlds and bring them to life, behind these are production companies that use their resources and manpower to make a two-hour feature. Do you wonder what Hollywood production companies are considered the greatest? Check this out:

Warner Brothers

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is an American entertainment company that has produced countless films, television shows, and video games. It is considered one of the big six American film studios. It is also a member of the Motion Picture Association of America. It is the production outfit behind the movies Inception, Legend of the Guardians, and the Harry Potter movies.


Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group

The subsidiary of a Tokyo-based multinational technology and media conglomerate, it is known for collaborating with various companies around the world to deliver movies and television series among other media content. It is the production company behind Animax and AXN.

Walt Disney Studios

This Entertainment unit includes Disney motion picture studios, label, music, theatrical production, and distribution arm of the Walt Disney company. If you are guessing Cinderella, Aladdin, Mulan, and all other well-loved animations, then you are correct.

Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures was founded in 1912. Through its extensive experience, it has delivered countless memorable motion pictures like the well-loved Gru and his Minions in the Despicable Me movies and their spin-off.

20th Century Fox

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Twentieth Century Fox is an American film studio which was started in 1935. There was clamor when Walt Disney announced its intention to acquire the studio which was approved on July 27, 2018. This brought some well-loved movies like the Star Wars movies, Deadpool, and Titanic.

Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures is a Hollywood company which started in 1994. It is the fifth oldest surviving film studio in the world and is the second oldest in the United States. It is the first major Hollywood studio to distribute all of its films in digital form only. It brought great movies like How to Train Your Dragon, The Godfather, and The Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.

Lionsgate Films

This production and distribution studio is considered the largest and most successful mini-major film studio. It focuses on foreign and independent films. Some successful film series it released include The Twilight Saga and Step Up.

The Weinstein Company

The company which was founded on March 15, 2005 is slowly making waves with the release of different movies like Derailed, Transamerica, Hoodwinked, Mrs. Henderson Presents, and The Matador.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios is another company that is considered as the largest, and most glamorous of the Hollywood film studios. The studio has emerged from different bankruptcy episodes but its legacy lives on with movies like Sherlock Jr., The Monster, If I Stay, The Hobbit, and many others.

DreamWorks Pictures

This studio was formerly distributing its own and films from third parties. It was later sold to Viacom and then it entered into an agreement with Walt Disney Motion Pictures. As of 2016, it is marketed and distributed by Universal Pictures and under the Universal Studios. Nonetheless, it brought iconic movies like MouseHunt, Saving Private Ryan, The Prince of Egypt, and Shrek.