MTV Films

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MTV Films
Type Subsidiary
Industry Motion pictures
Founded 1996
Headquarters Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Key people Van Toffler
Albert Berger
David Gale
Ron Yerxa
Owners Paramount Pictures/Viacom
Parent Paramount Motion Pictures Group
Website www.mtvfilms.com

MTV Films is the American motion picture production arm of the cable channel MTV. Founded in 1996, it has produced films based on MTV programs such as Beavis and Butt-head Do America and Jackass: The Movie, as well as other adaptations and original projects. Its films are released by fellow Viacom division Paramount Pictures. On August 21, 2006, Nickelodeon Movies and MTV Films became full labels of the Paramount Motion Pictures Group. It currently has 38 films with three direct-to-video titles.

Films[edit]

Theatrically released[edit]

Title Release Date Production Company(s) Budget Gross
Joe's Apartment July 26, 1996 Geffen Pictures (under Warner Bros.) $13 million $4,619,014
Beavis and Butt-head Do America December 20, 1996 Paramount / MTV Animation / Geffen Pictures (under Warner Bros.) / Judgemental Films $12 million $63,118,386
Dead Man on Campus August 21, 1998 Paramount / Pacific Western Productions $14 million $15,064,946
Varsity Blues January 15, 1999 Paramount $16 million $54,294,169
200 Cigarettes February 26, 1999 Paramount / Lakeshore Entertainment $6 million $6,852,450
Election May 7, 1999 Paramount $8.5 million $14,902,041
The Wood July 16, 1999 Paramount $6 million $25,059,640
The Original Kings of Comedy August 18, 2000 Paramount / Latham Entertainment / 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks $3 million $38,182,790
Save the Last Dance January 12, 2001 Paramount $13 million $131,706,809
Pootie Tang June 29, 2001 Paramount / Chris Rock Productions $7 million $3,313,583
Zoolander September 28, 2001 Paramount / Village Roadshow Pictures / VH1 Films / NPV Entertainment / Red Hour Films / Scott Rudin Productions $28 million $60,780,981
Orange County January 11, 2002 Paramount $18 million $41,032,915
Crossroads February 15, 2002 Paramount / Zomba Films $12 million $61,141,030
Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat August 2, 2002 Paramount / Runteldat Entertainment $3 million $19,184,820
Jackass: The Movie October 25, 2002 Paramount / Dickhouse Productions $5 million $79,493,831
Better Luck Tomorrow April 11, 2003 Paramount $250,000 $3,809,226
The Fighting Temptations September 19, 2003 Paramount $30 million $32,750,821
Tupac: Resurrection November 14, 2003 Paramount / Amaru Entertainment $7,808,524
The Perfect Score January 30, 2004 Paramount $10,876,805
Napoleon Dynamite August 27, 2004 Fox Searchlight Pictures / Paramount / HH Films $400,000 $46,118,097
Coach Carter January 14, 2005 Paramount / Tollin/Robbins Productions $30 million $76,669,806
The Longest Yard May 27, 2005 Paramount / Columbia / Happy Madison $82 million $190,320,568
Hustle & Flow July 22, 2005 Paramount Classics / New Deal Entertainment $2.8 million $23,563,727
Murderball July 22, 2005 THINKFilm / Participant Media / 1More Film $1,750,211
Get Rich or Die Tryin' November 9, 2005 Paramount / G-Unit Films / Aftermath Entertainment $40 million $46,442,528
Æon Flux December 2, 2005 Paramount / Lakeshore Entertainment / Valhalla Motion Pictures $62 million $52,304,001
Jackass Number Two September 22, 2006 Paramount / Dickhouse Productions $11.5 million $84,618,532
Freedom Writers January 5, 2007 Paramount / Jersey Films / 2S Films $21 million $43,090,741
Blades of Glory March 30, 2007 DreamWorks / Red Hour Films / Smart Entertainment $53 million $145,708,642
How She Move January 25, 2008 Paramount Vantage / Celluloid Dreams / Sienna Films $17 million $8,533,187
Stop-Loss March 28, 2008 Paramount $25 million $11,207,130
The Foot Fist Way May 30, 2008 Paramount Vantage / Gary Sanchez Productions $79,000 $245,292
Dance Flick May 22, 2009 Paramount / Wayans Bros. Entertainment $25 million $31,439,140
Jackass 3D October 15, 2010 Paramount / Dickhouse Productions $20 million $170,256,125
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never February 11, 2011 Paramount / Insurge Pictures / AEG Live / The Island Def Jam Music Group $13 million $98,441,954
Footloose October 14, 2011 Paramount / Spyglass Entertainment $24 million $62,701,289
Katy Perry: Part of Me July 3, 2012 Paramount / Insurge Pictures / Imagine Entertainment / AEG Live / Capitol Records $12 million $31,911,815
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters January 25, 2013 Paramount / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Gary Sanchez Productions $50 million $225,703,475
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa October 25, 2013 Paramount / Dickhouse Productions $15 million $150,903,019

Direct-to-video[edit]

Title Release Date Production Company(s)
Beneath August 7, 2007 Paramount Classics
Jackass 2.5 December 26, 2007 Paramount / Dickhouse Productions
Jackass 3.5 June 14, 2011 Paramount Digital Entertainment / Dickhouse Productions

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