Platinum Dunes

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Platinum Dunes
Production company
Industry Motion pictures
Television
Founded November 2001; 15 years ago (2001-11)
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, United States
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Michael Bay
Brad Fuller
Andrew Form
Website www.bloody-disgusting.com/platinumdunes/

Platinum Dunes is an American production company created in November 2001 by filmmakers Michael Bay, Brad Fuller,[1] and Andrew Form.[2] The company specializes in horror films.

On October 7, 2009, Paramount Pictures announced a first-look deal with Platinum Dunes. They plan to branch out of the horror genre into action and thrillers with this new deal. On May 27, 2010, it was announced they will work on the reboot to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film series of the same name.[3] In 2014, Platinum Dunes was named The Hollywood Reporter's Producers of the Year. In 2015, the company was also named to The Hollywood Reporter's 30 Most Powerful Film Producers in Hollywood.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Distributor(s) Budget Gross (worldwide) Rotten Tomatoes
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Marcus Nispel New Line Cinema $9.5 million $107.1 million 36%
2005 The Amityville Horror Andrew Douglas Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Dimension Films
$19 million $108 million 23%
2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Jonathan Liebesman New Line Cinema $16 million $51.8 million 12%
2007 The Hitcher Dave Meyers Rogue Pictures $10 million $25.4 million 21%
2009 The Unborn David S. Goyer Rogue Pictures
Universal Pictures
$16 million $76.5 million 10%
Friday the 13th Marcus Nispel New Line Cinema $19 million $91.4 million 25%
Horsemen Jonas Åkerlund Lionsgate $20 million $2.4 million 33%
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street Samuel Bayer Warner Bros. Pictures
New Line Cinema
$35 million $115.7 million 15%
2013 The Purge James DeMonaco Universal Pictures $3 million $89.3 million 37%
2014 The Purge: Anarchy $9 million $111.9 million 56%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Jonathan Liebesman Paramount Pictures $125 million $493.3 million 22%
Ouija Stiles White Universal Pictures $5 million $103.6 million 7%
2015 Project Almanac Dean Israelite Paramount Pictures $12 million $33.2 million 35%
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Dave Green $135 million $245.6 million 38%
The Purge: Election Year James DeMonaco Universal Pictures $10 million $118.4 million 55%
Ouija: Origin of Evil Mike Flanagan $9 million $80.7 million 82%
2017 Friday the 13th Breck Eisner Paramount Pictures N/A N/A N/A

Television[edit]

Year Show Notes
2013 Occult Pilot
2014–present Black Sails
2014–present The Last Ship
2016 Billion Dollar Wreck

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