Destination Films

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Destination Films
Division of Sony Pictures
Industry Film
Genre Action
Thriller
Niche
Low-end to Medium-end Horror
Founded 1998; 20 years ago (1998)
Founder Steve Stabler
Brent Baum
Headquarters Culver City, California, USA
Key people
John Goodman
Products Motion pictures
Anime
Owner Independent (1998-2001)
Sony Pictures Entertainment (2001–present)
Parent Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions
(Sony Pictures)

Destination Films is a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment currently specializing in action, thriller, niche, sci-fi and low-end to medium-end horror films. The company was founded by Brent Baum and Steve Stabler in 1998 and acquired by Sony in 2001.[1] In 2007, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions took over and has released some films under Destination Films' label, like Blood: The Last Vampire[2][3], Black Dynamite and Harry Brown.[4][5]

Filmography[edit]

Release Date Title Notes
October 22, 1999 Bats
January 28, 2000 Eye of the Beholder
March 3, 2000 Drowning Mona
July 26, 2000 Thomas and the Magic Railroad co-production with Gullane Pictures and Isle of Man Film Commission.
September 1, 2000 Whipped
September 29, 2000 Beautiful
October 27, 2000 Mission Kashmir
January 25, 2002 Metropolis
February 8, 2002 Shiri co-distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films
February 27, 2002 Shottas co-distributed by Triumph Films
June 8, 2002 Buying the Cow
September 24, 2002 Vampires: Los Muertos
May 16, 2003 Cowboy Bebop: The Movie co-distributed with Samuel Goldwyn Films in the US; produced in Japan by Sunrise Animation and Bones
September 30, 2003 Scenes of the Crime
September 28, 2004 Sniper 3
November 23, 2004 Doing Hard Time
February 15, 2005 Into the Sun
March 25, 2005 D.E.B.S. co-production with Screen Gems; distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films
April 26, 2005 Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough
May 3, 2005 Vampires: The Turning
July 26, 2005 Steamboy Director's Cut only; co-distributed by Triumph Films
September 30, 2005 MirrorMask co-production with The Jim Henson Company; distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films
May 23, 2006 Hollow Man 2
August 15, 2006 I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer Direct-to-video
September 29, 2006 Facing the Giants Co-distribution by Samuel Goldwyn Films.
October 3, 2006 Glass House: The Good Mother
January 26, 2007 Seraphim Falls co-distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films
August 31 2007 The Nines co-distributed by Strand Releasing
November 14, 2007 Southland Tales
December 12, 2007 The Perfect Holiday co-distributed by Yari Film Group
January 8, 2008 Boogeyman 2
October 16, 2009 Black Dynamite
April 30, 2010 Harry Brown co-distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films
October 29, 2010 Welcome to the Rileys co-distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films
March 11, 2011 Elektra Luxx
October 19, 2012 The First Time
February 26, 2013 Company of Heroes
August 16, 2013 Magic Magic co-production with Braven Films
September 30, 2014 Sniper: Legacy
June 26, 2015 Into the Grizzly Maze co-distributed by Vertical Entertainment
July 7, 2015 No Way Jose
August 7, 2015 Lake Placid vs. Anaconda
February 12, 2016 Ratter co-distributed by Vertical Entertainment
June 7, 2016 Never Back Down: No Surrender
August 2, 2016 Sniper: Ghost Shooter
August 1, 2017 S.W.A.T.: Under Siege
October 3, 2017 Sniper: Ultimate Kill
October 27, 2017 Crash Pad co-distribution by Vertical Entertainment

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FEBRUARY 2002 NEWS TIDBITS". Thecinemalaser.com. Retrieved 2016-01-16.
  2. ^ "Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group Acquires Domestic Media Rights for Blood: The Last Vampire". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2016-01-16.
  3. ^ "Blood: The Last Vampire". Archived from the original on November 2, 2009. Retrieved November 24, 2009.
  4. ^ "Sundance 2009: Live from Park City". Archived from the original on February 27, 2009. Retrieved November 24, 2009.
  5. ^ http://www.flickfilosopher.com/2010/03/caption-this-image-from-harry-brown.html

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