Tencent Pictures

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Tencent Pictures
Native name
Founded2015 (2015)
Key people
Chen Yingjie[1]
ParentTencent Interactive Entertainment (Tencent)[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, comic books, animated series 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)
2015 Roco Kingdom 4 Hugues Martel and Dongbiao Cao Beijing Enlight Pictures N/A CN¥77 million
2016 Warcraft Duncan Jones Universal Pictures $433 million $213 million
2017 Kong: Skull Island Jordan Vogt-Roberts Warner Bros. Pictures $566 million $168 million
Wonder Woman Patty Jenkins $821 million $90 million
Our Shining Days Wang Ran Viacom 18 Motion Pictures $9 million $9 million
2018 Lost in Apocalypse Sky Wang Distribution Only N/A CNY2 million
A First Farewell Lina Wang Distribution Only N/A CN¥214 Million
Animal Wolrd 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 N/A $16 million
Terminator: Dark Fate Tim Miller Paramount Pictures/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 Sony Pictures Entertainment (through Sony Pictures Animation)/Netflix N/A $21 million
Raging Fire Bennt Chan Emperor Motion Pictures TBA
Venom: Let There Be Carnage Andy Serkis Sony Pictures Entertainment (through Columbia Pictures) TBA
Top Gun: Maverick Joseph Kosinski Paramount Pictures TBA
TBA Extinct David Silverman and Raymond S. Persi Sony Pictures Entertainment (through TriStar Pictures) TBA
Lost but Win Xin Zhao Distribution Only TBA

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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