Morgan Creek Productions

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Morgan Creek Productions
Type Film studio
Industry Movie studio
Founded 1988
Key people James G. Robinson (co-founder and chairman/CEO)
Joe Roth (co-founder and former co-chairman/CEO)
Website http://www.morgancreek.com

Morgan Creek Productions is an American film studio that has released box-office hits like Young Guns, Dead Ringers, Major League, True Romance, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Crush, and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and others. The studio was co-founded in 1988 by James G. Robinson, and Joe Roth.

Subdivision Morgan Creek Records has produced soundtrack albums to films as well as rock bands, Eleven and Miracle Legion.

Founder Robinson leads the company as chairman and CEO. His son, David C. Robinson, serves as vice president.


List of Morgan Creek films[edit]

Title Year Director Budget Gross (worldwide) Notes
Young Guns 1988 Christopher Cain $11 million $45,661,556
Dead Ringers 1988 David Cronenberg N/A $8,038,508
Skin Deep 1989 Blake Edwards N/A $19,674,852
Major League 1989 David S. Ward $11 million $49,797,148
Renegades 1989 Jack Sholder N/A $9,015,164
Enemies, a Love Story 1989 Paul Mazursky N/A $7,754,571
Coupe de Ville 1990 Joe Roth N/A $715,983
The Exorcist III 1990 William Peter Blatty $11 million $26,098,824
Nightbreed 1990 Clive Barker $11 million $8,862,354
Young Guns II 1990 Geoff Murphy N/A $44,143,410
Pacific Heights 1990 John Schlesinger $18 million $44,926,706
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 1991 Kevin Reynolds $48 million $390,493,908 The score would become the music for Morgan Creek's animated logo.[1]
Freejack 1992 Geoff Murphy $30 million $17,129,000
White Sands 1992 Roger Donaldson $25 million $9,011,574
Stay Tuned 1992 Peter Hyams N/A $10,736,401
The Last of the Mohicans 1992 Michael Mann $40 million $75,505,856
The Crush 1993 Alan Shapiro N/A $13,609,396
True Romance 1993 Tony Scott $13 million $12,281,551
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective 1994 Tom Shadyac $12 million $107,217,396
Major League II 1994 David S. Ward $25 million $30,626,182
Chasers 1994 Dennis Hopper $15 million $1,596,687
Trial by Jury 1994 Heywood Gould N/A $6,971,777
Imaginary Crimes 1994 Anthony Drazan N/A $89,611
Silent Fall 1994 Bruce Beresford $30 million $3,180,674
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls 1995 Steve Oedekerk $30 million $212,385,533
Two If by Sea 1996 Bill Bennett N/A $10,658,278
Big Bully 1996 Steve Miner $15 million $2,042,530
Diabolique 1996 Jeremiah S. Chechik $45 million $17,100,369
Bad Moon 1996 Eric Red $7 million $1,055,525
Wild America 1997 William Dear N/A $7,324,662
Incognito 1998 John Badham N/A N/A
Major League: Back to the Minors 1998 John Warren $18 million $3,572,443
Wrongfully Accused 1998 Pat Proft N/A $9,623,329
Soldier 1998 Paul W.S. Anderson $60 million $14,594,226
The King and I 1999 Richard Rich $25 million $11,993,021
Chill Factor 1999 Hugh Johnson $70 million $11,263,966
Liberty Heights 1999 Barry Levinson $11 million $3,736,868
The Whole Nine Yards 2000 Jonathan Lynn $41.3 million $106,371,651
Battlefield Earth 2000 Roger Christian $44 million $29,725,663
The Art of War 2000 Christian Duguay $60 million $40,400,425
Get Carter 2000 Stephen Kay $63.6 million $19,412,993
The In Crowd 2000 Mary Lambert $15 million $5,217,498
The Pledge 2001 Sean Penn $35 million $29,419,291
3000 Miles to Graceland 2001 Demian Lichtenstein $62 million $18,720,175
Angel Eyes 2001 Luis Mandoki $53 million $29,715,606
American Outlaws 2001 Les Mayfield $35 million $13,342,790
Heist 2001 David Mamet $39 million $28,510,652
Juwanna Mann 2002 Jesse Vaughan $15 million $13,802,599
I'll Be There 2003 Craig Ferguson N/A N/A
Exorcist: The Beginning 2004 Renny Harlin $80 million $78,000,586
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist 2005 Paul Schrader $30 million $251,495
Two for the Money 2005 D. J. Caruso $25 million $30,526,509
Man of the Year 2006 Barry Levinson $20 million $41,237,658
The Good Shepherd 2006 Robert De Niro $85 million $99,480,480
Georgia Rule 2007 Garry Marshall $20 million $25,992,167
Sydney White 2007 Joe Nussbaum N/A $13,620,075
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective 2009 David Mickey Evans $7.5 million N/A
Dream House 2011 Jim Sheridan $50 million $38,502,340
The Thing[2] 2011 Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. $38 million $27,428,670
Tupac[3] TBA John Singleton[4] $45 million

References[edit]

  1. ^ Easton, Nina J. (1990-07-24). "Costner May Put Morgan Creek Ahead of Robin Hood Pack". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  2. ^ Reuters
  3. ^ Deadline
  4. ^ [1]

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