Revolver Entertainment

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Revolver Entertainment
FoundedLondon, England (1997 (1997))
FounderJustin Marciano
Area served
United Kingdom
United States
Key people
Justin Marciano (CEO)
Seb Marciano (President)
ServicesFilm distribution
Home video

Revolver Entertainment is a film distributor in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. Justin Marciano founded it in 1997 in the UK and Revolver UK entered administration in April 2013. Justin's brother, Seb Marciano formed Revolver Entertainment LLC, a US company based in Los Angeles, California in 2007.[1] Revolver US is still successfully operating independently of Revolver UK.


Justin Marciano founded Revolver Entertainment in 1997 with a personal investment of £1,000.[2] It originally distributed home video titles and eventually grew to theatrical film distribution.[3]

In January 2013, Revolver Entertainment UK experienced layoffs.[4] In April 2013, amid rumors that the UK company had gone out of business,[5][6][7] it entered administration.[8]

In 2013, Revolver US released Kenneth Branagh's adaptation of Mozart's The Magic Flute.[9] In 2014, Revolver US released in theaters Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain, that stars Kal Penn, Mischa Barton, and Martin Sheen.[10] Also in 2014, Revolver US released on VOD "Soulmate" produced by Neil Marshall [11]

In 2015, Revolver US released An Act of War on VOD, DVD, and on Netflix. The film was directed by Ryan M. Kennedy and produced by Atit Shah.


Revolver's Catalog includes:


  1. ^ "Why Walmart Is Good for Indie Films". Homemediamagazine. 2014-03-27. Retrieved 2015-04-02.
  2. ^ Mitchell, Wendy (2013-03-07). "Requiem for Revolver". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
  3. ^ Jaafar, Ali (2007-11-16). "U.K. distributors battle for niches". Variety. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
  4. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (2013-01-15). "UK distributor Revolver sheds staff". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
  5. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy; Utichi, Joe (2013-02-09). "Amid Shifts In The UK Distribution Sector, What's Going On At Revolver?". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
  6. ^ Mitchell, Robert (2013-02-11). "Revolver's fate in doubt as 'Liability' returned". Variety. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
  7. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (2013-03-05). "Revolver office shut as company future in question". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
  8. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (2013-04-22). "Revolver enters administration". Screen Daily. Retrieved 2014-05-27.
  9. ^ "Kenneth Branagh Transforms Mozart's The Magic Flute Into A Cinematic Experience". 2013-06-09. Retrieved 2015-04-02.
  10. ^ "Ben Kingsley, Brie Larson Head For 'Brooklyn Bridge'; Revolver Takes 'Bhopal' Disaster Drama". Deadline Hollywood. 2014-09-16. Retrieved 2015-04-02.
  11. ^ Rosser, Michael (2014-09-10). "Revolver Entertainment USA finds Soulmate for Halloween | News | Screen". Retrieved 2015-04-02.

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