Point Grey Pictures

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Point Grey
TypePrivate
IndustryEntertainment
Film industry
Founded2011; 11 years ago (2011)
FounderSeth Rogen
Evan Goldberg
Headquarters
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
James Weaver (president)
ServicesFilm Production
Television Production

Point Grey (PGP) is an American[1] independent film and television production company founded by comedians and filmmakers Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg.

History[edit]

Founded by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg in March 15, 2011, the company was named after Vancouver's Point Grey Secondary School, where Rogen and Goldberg met.[2] On September 24, 2013, it produced their first animated feature Sausage Party.[3] On February 6, 2014, the company had developed its first TV project Preacher on AMC.[4] On March 5, 2014, the company entered a pact with movie studio Good Universe in order to develop movie comedies.[5]

In 2018, the duo were in talks with the film studio Lionsgate.[6] The talks were finalised the next year.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Released[edit]

Year Title Co-production with Distributed by
2011 50/50 Mandate Pictures Summit Entertainment (United States)
Lionsgate (International)[8]
2013 This Is the End Columbia Pictures
2014 Neighbors Good Universe Universal Pictures
The Interview LStar Capital Columbia Pictures
2015 The Night Before Good Universe
2016 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Good Universe
Perfect World Pictures
Universal Pictures
Sausage Party[9] Annapurna Pictures[9]
Nitrogen Studios[9]
Columbia Pictures[10]
2017 The Disaster Artist New Line Cinema
Good Universe
Rabbit Bandini Productions
RatPac-Dune Entertainment
Ramona Films
A24[11] (North America)
Warner Bros. Pictures (International)[12]
2018 Game Over, Man! Scott Rudin Productions
Mail Order Company
Netflix
Blockers[13] DMG Entertainment
Good Universe
Hurwitz & Schlossberg Productions
Universal Pictures
2019 Long Shot[14] Summit Entertainment
Good Universe
Denver and Delilah Productions
Lionsgate Films
Good Boys[15] Good Universe
Quantity Entertainment
Universal Pictures
2020 An American Pickle[16] Sony Pictures
Warner Max
HBO Max (United States)
Warner Bros. Pictures (International)

Upcoming[edit]

Year Title Co-production with Distributed by
2023 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem[17][18] Nickelodeon Animation Studio Paramount Pictures
TBA The Something[19] Good Universe Universal Pictures
Where's Waldo?[20] Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
DreamWorks Classics
United Artists Releasing (United States)
Universal Pictures (International)
Black and White[21][22] Stoller Global Solutions
HartBeat Productions
Paramount Pictures
Memetic[23] Boom! Studios Lionsgate
Bubble[24] Sony Pictures Animation
Matt Tolmach Productions
Columbia Pictures
Cobweb[25] Vertigo Entertainment Lionsgate
Video Nasty[26] Stampede Ventures
Invincible[27][28] Skybound Entertainment Universal Pictures
79ers[29] Gary Sanchez Productions Lionsgate
Tangles[30] Monarch Media
Giant Ant
Lylas Pictures
Untitled Figment film[31] TBA Walt Disney Pictures

Television[edit]

All television series listed are produced by Sony Pictures Television, except when noted.

Year(s) Title Production companies Network Series Status
2016–19 Preacher Sony Pictures Television
AMC Studios
Woodbridge Productions
KFL Nightsky Productions
Short Drive Entertainment
Original Film
Kickstart Productions
AMC Concluded after 4 Seasons
2017–20 Future Man[32] Sony Pictures Television
Matt Tolmach Productions
Turkeyfoot Productions
Hulu Concluded after 3 Seasons
2019–21 Black Monday Sony Pictures Television
Jordan Productions
Shark vs. Bear
Showtime Cancelled after 3 Seasons
2019–present The Boys[33][34] Sony Pictures Television
Amazon Studios
Kripke Enterprises
Original Film
Kickstart Entertainment
KFL Nightsky Productions
Amazon Prime Video Renewed for Season 4
2021–present Invincible Skybound Entertainment
Skybound North
Amazon Studios
Amazon Prime Video Renewed for Seasons 2 and 3
2021 Santa Inc.[35] Stoopid Buddy Stoodios[36]
Lionsgate Television
HBO Max Miniseries
2022 Pam & Tommy Annapurna Television
Limelight
Ramona Films
Hulu
2022 The Boys Presents: Diabolical[37] Sony Pictures Television
Amazon Studios
Titmouse, Inc.
Kripke Enterprises
Original Film
Amazon Prime Video Pending
2023 Gen V[38][39] Sony Pictures Television
Amazon Studios
Kripke Enterprises
Original Film
TBA
TBA Fear Agent Sony Pictures Television
Amazon Studios
Matt Tolmach Productions
TBA Console Wars[40][41] Flying Penguin Pictures
Legendary Television[42]
Scott Rudin Productions
Paramount+
TBA Darkwing Duck[43] Disney Television Animation Disney+

Critical reception[edit]

Film Metacritic Rotten Tomatoes References
50/50 72 94% [44][45]
This Is the End 67 83% [46][47]
Neighbors 68 73% [48][49]
The Interview 52 51% [50][51]
The Night Before 58 65% [52][53]
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising 58 62%
Sausage Party 66 82%
The Disaster Artist 82 95% [54]
Game Over Man! 32 20% [55]
Blockers 69 83% [56]
Long Shot 67 81%
Good Boys 60 79%
An American Pickle 58 73%
Average score 62.4 71.73%

Commercial performance[edit]

Film Budget Domestic Gross Worldwide Gross Reference
50/50 $8,000,000 $35,014,192 $39,187,783 [57]
This Is the End $32,000,000 $101,470,202 $126,041,322 [58]
Neighbors $18,000,000 $150,157,400 $268,157,400 [59]
The Interview $44,000,000 $6,105,175 $11,305,175 [60]
The Night Before $25,000,000 $43,047,372 $52,395,996 [61]
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising $35,000,000 $55,340,730 $107,181,009 [62]
Sausage Party $19,000,000 $97,670,358 $140,753,274 [63]
The Disaster Artist $10,000,000 $21,120,616 $29,820,616 [64]
Game Over Man!
Blockers $21,000,000 $59,630,490 $91,230,490 [65]
Long Shot $40,000,000 $30,316,271 $53,859,936
Good Boys $20,000,000 $83,140,306 $110,940,306
Total $212,000,000 $488,805,429 $745,021,959

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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