Tencent Pictures

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Tencent Pictures
Native name
Founded2015; 9 years ago (2015)
Key people
Chen Yingjie[1]
ParentTencent Interactive Entertainment Group[1]
SubsidiariesTencent Penguin Pictures

Tencent Pictures (simplified Chinese: 腾讯影业; traditional Chinese: 騰訊影業; pinyin: téng xùn yǐng yè) is a Chinese film distributor and production company owned by Tencent. It has created films based on books, manhua, donghua and video games.[1][2] In 2015, Tencent set up Tencent Penguin Pictures (Shanghai), a new movie production unit, focusing on online drama and minority investments in feature films.[3]


Year Film title Director Distributor Gross (worldwide) Gross (China) Notes
2015 Roco Kingdom 4 Hughes Martel and Dongbiao Cao Beijing Enlight Pictures CN¥77 million
2016 Warcraft Duncan Jones Universal Pictures (Worldwide)
Legendary East (China)
$433 million $213 million
Rock Dog Ash Brannon Summit Premiere $23 million $24.1 million Under Huayi Tencent Entertainment
2017 Kong: Skull Island Jordan Vogt-Roberts Warner Bros. Pictures (Worldwide)
Legendary East (China)
$566 million $168 million
Wonder Woman Patty Jenkins Warner Bros. Pictures $821 million $90 million
Our Shining Days Wang Ran Edko Films $9 million
2018 Lost in Apocalypse Sky Wang Distribution Only CNY2 million
A First Farewell Lina Wang Distribution Only CN¥214 Million
Animal World Han Yan Beijing Enlight Pictures $74 million $74 million
L Storm David Lam Pegasus Motion Pictures $64 million $63 million
Shadow Zhang Yimou Well Go USA Entertainment $91 million $90 million
Venom Ruben Fleischer Sony Pictures Entertainment (through Columbia Pictures) $855 million $272 million
Bumblebee Travis Knight Paramount Pictures $467 million $170 million
2019 Men in Black: International F. Gary Gray Sony Pictures Entertainment (through Columbia Pictures) $253 million $44 million
Shanghai Fortress Teng Huatao China Film Group Corporation $16 million
Terminator: Dark Fate Tim Miller Paramount Pictures (North America)
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (International; through 20th Century Fox)
$261 million $50 million
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Marielle Heller Sony Pictures Entertainment (through TriStar Pictures) $67 million $212,000
2020 The Eight Hundred Guan Hu CMC Pictures Holdings $63 million $460 million
Vanguard Stanley Tong Golden Screen Cinemas $50 million $50.6 million
Monster Hunter Paul W. S. Anderson Sony Pictures Entertainment (through Screen Gems) $40 million $5.3 million
The Rescue Dante Lam CMC Pictures Holdings $63 million $62 million
2021 Wish Dragon Chris Appelhans Netflix (Worldwide)
Sony Pictures Entertainment (China; through Sony Pictures Animation)
$21 million
1921 Huang Jianxin and Zheng Dasheng Huaxia Film Distribution $76 million
Raging Fire Benny Chan Emperor Motion Pictures $213.4 million
Extinct David Silverman Huayi Brothers (China)
Netflix (Worldwide)
Under Huayi Tencent Entertainment
2022 Moonfall Roland Emmerich Lionsgate Films $58.9 million

Undated films[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Kevin Ma (September 22, 2015). "Tencent forms film unit". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Ali Jaafar (September 17, 2015). "China's Tencent Partners With Legendary And Wanda On 'Warcraft'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on October 21, 2015. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "China's Tencent Hatches Penguin Pictures". Variety. September 11, 2015. Archived from the original on April 5, 2019. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d e Frater, Patrick (September 18, 2016). "David Goyer Strikes Deal With China's Tencent Pictures". Variety. Archived from the original on September 24, 2016. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  5. ^ "Aliens on the big screen[2]- Chinadaily.com.cn". www.chinadaily.com.cn. Archived from the original on 2018-12-15. Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  6. ^ Perez, Bien (September 19, 2016). "China's Tencent Pictures teams up with Turner Asia-Pacific to develop Tuzki animated movie". South China Morning Post. Archived from the original on September 27, 2016. Retrieved September 24, 2016.

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