Platinum Dunes

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Platinum Dunes
Production company
Industry Motion pictures
Television
Founded November 2001; 16 years ago (2001-11)
Headquarters Santa Monica, 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 produces horror films, such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Purge, Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Ouija and A Quiet Place.

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 would 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)
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Marcus Nispel New Line Cinema $9.5 million $107.1 million
2005 The Amityville Horror Andrew Douglas Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Dimension Films
$19 million $108 million
2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Jonathan Liebesman New Line Cinema $16 million $51.8 million
2007 The Hitcher Dave Meyers Rogue Pictures $10 million $25.4 million
2009 The Unborn David S. Goyer Rogue Pictures
Universal Pictures
$16 million $76.5 million
Friday the 13th Marcus Nispel New Line Cinema
Paramount Pictures
$19 million $91.4 million
Horsemen Jonas Åkerlund Lionsgate $20 million $2.4 million
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street Samuel Bayer Warner Bros. Pictures
New Line Cinema
$35 million $115.7 million
2013 The Purge James DeMonaco Universal Pictures $3 million $89.3 million
2014 The Purge: Anarchy $9 million $111.9 million
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Jonathan Liebesman Paramount Pictures
Nickelodeon Movies
$125 million $493.3 million
Ouija Stiles White Universal Pictures $5 million $103.6 million
2015 Project Almanac Dean Israelite Paramount Pictures
Insurge Pictures
MTV Films
$12 million $33.2 million
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Dave Green Paramount Pictures
Nickelodeon Movies
$135 million $245.6 million
The Purge: Election Year James DeMonaco Universal Pictures $10 million $118.6 million
Ouija: Origin of Evil Mike Flanagan $9 million $81.7 million
2018 A Quiet Place John Krasinski Paramount Pictures $17 million $332.6 million
The First Purge Gerard McMurray Universal Pictures $13 million $127.1 million
2019 Six Underground Michael Bay Netflix $150 million N/A

Television[edit]

Year Show Notes
2013 Occult Pilot
2014–2017 Black Sails
2014–present The Last Ship
2016 Billion Dollar Wreck
2018 Jack Ryan
The Purge

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