20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Type Subsidiary of 20th Century Fox
Industry Home video
Founded 1976 (1976)[1]
Headquarters Century City, Los Angeles
Key people Mike Dunn (President)
Mary Daily (President & CMO, WW Mktg)
Simon Swart (EVP, GM North America)
Keith Feldman (President, International)
James Finn (EVP, Corp & Mktg Comm)
Jamie McCabe (EVP, PPV/VOD/EST)
Products Home video
Owner(s) 21st Century Fox
Parent 20th Century Fox
Website foxconnect.com

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is the home video distribution arm of the 20th Century Fox film studio. It was established in 1976 as Magnetic Video Corporation, and was also known as 20th Century Fox Video, CBS/Fox Video and FoxVideo, Inc. The company also is best known for distributing the two highest-grossing films of all time, Titanic and Avatar.

CBS/Fox became Fox Video in 1991, alternating with the CBS/Fox name until 1998. It was renamed as 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment in 1995, alternating with the Fox Video name until 1999.

They serve as a UK distributor for French film distributor, Pathé and their film library for VHS/DVD release while Warner Bros. handles theatrical distribution as of 2010. Fox also distributed Yari Film Group DVD titles in North America.

They also distribute Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and United Artists DVD titles worldwide under the MGM Home Entertainment label since MGM ended their home video agreement with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Fox's worldwide distribution deal with MGM was due to expire in September 2011, but was renewed and extended on April 13, 2011 and will due to expire in 2016). They also distribute titles from Relativity Media and DreamWorks Animation, as well as Largo Entertainment among others.

Fox's best selling DVD titles are currently the various season box sets of The Simpsons.[2] They also once served as the U.S. distributor for television and/or movie products released by the BBC from the 1980s to the 1990s, but those U.S. distribution rights expired at the end of 1999, and were then given to Warner Home Video.

In late 2006, the company began releasing its titles on Blu-ray Disc.

List of direct-to-video films[edit]

Release Date Title
September 9, 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning
March 17, 1998 FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue
September 22, 1998 Casper Meets Wendy
November 16, 1999 Bartok the Magnificent
May 3, 2005 The Sandlot 2
September 27, 2005 Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story
April 25, 2006 Dr. Dolittle 3
June 6, 2006 Like Mike 2: Streetball
October 17, 2006 Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil
May 1, 2007 The Sandlot: Heading Home
October 9, 2007 Wrong Turn 2: Dead End
November 27, 2007 Futurama: Bender's Big Score
March 4, 2008 Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief
March 11, 2008 Bachelor Party 2: The Last Temptation
June 24, 2008 Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs
October 7, 2008 Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead
November 4, 2008 Futurama: Bender's Game
January 6, 2009 Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia
February 4, 2009 Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder
May 19, 2009 Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar Mutts
October 20, 2009 Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead
December 29, 2009 The Marine 2
May 4, 2010 Flicka 2
October 5, 2010 Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back
October 19, 2010 Mirrors 2
April 19, 2011 Street Kings: Motor City
June 1, 2011 Marley & Me: The Puppy Years
October 25, 2011 Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings
March 6, 2012 Tooth Fairy 2
May 1, 2012 Flicka: Country Pride
October 23, 2012 Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines
March 5, 2013 The Marine 3: Homefront
June 4, 2013 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded
October 1, 2013 Fright Night 2: New Blood
April 1, 2014 SEAL Team 8: Behind Enemy Lines
June 17, 2014 Joy Ride 3: Road Kill

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