Morgan Creek Productions

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Morgan Creek Productions
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.

In October 2014, Morgan Creek sold the international (non-US & Canada) distribution rights to their films to Revolution Studios.[1]

List of Morgan Creek films[edit]

Release Date Title Director Budget Gross (worldwide) Notes
August 12, 1988 Young Guns Christopher Cain $11 million $45,661,556
September 23, 1988 Dead Ringers David Cronenberg $13 million $8,038,508
March 3, 1989 Skin Deep Blake Edwards N/A $19,674,852
April 7, 1989 Major League David S. Ward $11 million $49,797,148
June 2, 1989 Renegades Jack Sholder N/A $9,015,164
December 13, 1989 Enemies, a Love Story Paul Mazursky N/A $7,754,571
February 16, 1990 Nightbreed Clive Barker $11 million $8,862,354
March 9, 1990 Coupe de Ville Joe Roth N/A $715,983
August 1, 1990 Young Guns II Geoff Murphy N/A $44,143,410
August 17, 1990 The Exorcist III William Peter Blatty $11 million $26,098,824
September 28, 1990 Pacific Heights John Schlesinger $18 million $44,926,706
June 14, 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Kevin Reynolds $48 million $390,493,908 The score would become the music for Morgan Creek's animated logo.[2]
January 17, 1992 Freejack Geoff Murphy $30 million $17,129,000
April 24, 1992 White Sands Roger Donaldson $25 million $9,011,574
August 14, 1992 Stay Tuned Peter Hyams N/A $10,736,401
September 25, 1992 The Last of the Mohicans Michael Mann $40 million $75,505,856
April 2, 1993 The Crush Alan Shapiro N/A $13,609,396
September 10, 1993 True Romance Tony Scott $13 million $12,281,551
February 4, 1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Tom Shadyac $12 million $107,217,396
March 30, 1994 Major League II David S. Ward $25 million $30,626,182
April 22, 1994 Chasers Dennis Hopper $15 million $1,596,687
September 9, 1994 Trial by Jury Heywood Gould N/A $6,971,777
October 14, 1994 Imaginary Crimes Anthony Drazan N/A $89,611
October 28, 1994 Silent Fall Bruce Beresford $30 million $3,180,674
November 10, 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Steve Oedekerk $30 million $212,385,533
January 12, 1996 Two If by Sea Bill Bennett N/A $10,658,278
January 26, 1996 Big Bully Steve Miner $15 million $2,042,530
March 22, 1996 Diabolique Jeremiah S. Chechik $45 million $17,100,369
November 1, 1996 Bad Moon Eric Red $7 million $1,055,525
July 2, 1997 Wild America William Dear N/A $7,324,662
March 13, 1998 Incognito John Badham N/A N/A
April 17, 1998 Major League: Back to the Minors John Warren $18 million $3,572,443
August 21, 1998 Wrongfully Accused Pat Proft N/A $9,623,329
October 23, 1998 Soldier Paul W.S. Anderson $60 million $14,594,226
March 19, 1999 The King and I Richard Rich $25 million $11,993,021
September 1, 1999 Chill Factor Hugh Johnson $70 million $11,263,966
November 17, 1999 Liberty Heights Barry Levinson $11 million $3,736,868
February 18, 2000 The Whole Nine Yards Jonathan Lynn $41.3 million $106,371,651 co-production with Franchise Pictures
May 12, 2000 Battlefield Earth Roger Christian $44 million $29,725,663 co-production with Franchise Pictures
July 19, 2000 The In Crowd Mary Lambert $15 million $5,217,498
August 25, 2000 The Art of War Christian Duguay $60 million $40,400,425 co-production with Franchise Pictures
October 6, 2000 Get Carter Stephen Kay $63.6 million $19,412,993 co-production with Franchise Pictures
January 19, 2001 The Pledge Sean Penn $35 million $29,419,291 co-production with Franchise Pictures
February 23, 2001 3000 Miles to Graceland Demian Lichtenstein $62 million $18,720,175 co-production with Franchise Pictures
May 18, 2001 Angel Eyes Luis Mandoki $53 million $29,715,606 co-production with Franchise Pictures
August 17, 2001 American Outlaws Les Mayfield $35 million $13,342,790
November 9, 2001 Heist David Mamet $39 million $28,510,652 co-production with Franchise Pictures
June 21, 2002 Juwanna Mann Jesse Vaughan $15 million $13,802,599
August 1, 2003 I'll Be There Craig Ferguson N/A N/A
August 20, 2004 Exorcist: The Beginning Renny Harlin $80 million $78,000,586
May 20, 2005 Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist Paul Schrader $30 million $251,495
October 7, 2005 Two for the Money D. J. Caruso $25 million $30,526,509
October 13, 2006 Man of the Year Barry Levinson $20 million $41,237,658
December 22, 2006 The Good Shepherd Robert De Niro $85 million $99,480,480
May 11, 2007 Georgia Rule Garry Marshall $20 million $25,992,167
September 21, 2007 Sydney White Joe Nussbaum N/A $13,620,075
March 3, 2009 Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective David Mickey Evans $7.5 million N/A
September 30, 2011 Dream House Jim Sheridan $50 million $38,502,340
October 14, 2011 The Thing[3] Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. $38 million $27,428,670
July 1, 2015 The Scoop Andrew Dominik $65 million
TBA Tupac[4] John Singleton[5] $45 million

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Easton, Nina J. (1990-07-24). "Costner May Put Morgan Creek Ahead of Robin Hood Pack". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  3. ^ Reuters
  4. ^ Deadline
  5. ^ [2]

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