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Morgan Creek Productions
General information
Caption Logo of Morgan Creek Productions
Other Names
Type Film studio
Founded 1988
Defunct
Predecessor
Successor
Founder
Location
Key People James G. Robinson (co-founder and chairman/CEO)
Joe Roth (co-founder and former co-chairman/CEO)
Industry Movie studio
Served area
Products
Owner
No. of Employees
Parent
Homepage www.morgancreek.com

Morgan Creek Productions is an American film studio that has released box-office hits including Young Guns, Dead Ringers, Major League, True Romance, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Crush, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and The Last of the Mohicans. The studio was co-founded in 1988 by James G. Robinson, and Joe Roth.

Co-founder Robinson leads the company as chairman and CEO. His son, David C. Robinson, serves as vice president.

Subdivision Morgan Creek Records has produced soundtrack albums to films as well as rock bands, Eleven and Miracle Legion.

In October 2014, Morgan Creek sold the international distribution rights and copyrights to their films to Revolution Studios. In September 2015, Morgan Creek began negotiating the sale of rights for the remaining territories, though they will retain remake and TV rights to the Ace Ventura, Major League, Young Guns, and Exorcist franchises.

FilmsEdit

Release Date Title Director Budget Gross (worldwide) Notes
August 17, 1990 The Exorcist III William Peter Blatty $11 million $26,098,824 This film it's originally distributed by 20th Century Fox, now it's currently owned by Warner Bros. since 1998 in home media.
June 14, 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Kevin Reynolds $48 million $390,493,908 The score would become the music for Morgan Creek's animated logo. Distributed by Warner Bros.
January 17, 1992 Freejack Geoff Murphy $30 million $17,129,000 Distributed by Warner Bros.
April 24, 1992 White Sands Roger Donaldson $25 million $9,011,574 Distributed by Warner Bros.
August 14, 1992 Stay Tuned Peter Hyams N/A $10,736,401 Distributed by Warner Bros.
September 25, 1992 The Last of the Mohicans Michael Mann $40 million $75,505,856 Released under the Warner Bros. International banner; 20th Century Fox owns the United States and Canada rights.
April 2, 1993 The Crush Alan Shapiro $6 million $13,609,396 Distributed by Warner Bros.
September 10, 1993 True Romance Tony Scott $13 million $12,281,551 co-production with Davis Films and A Band Apart. Distributed by Warner Bros.
February 4, 1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Tom Shadyac $12 million $107,217,396 Distributed by Warner Bros.
March 30, 1994 Major League II David S. Ward $25 million $30,626,182 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Paramount Pictures has released the first film in 1989.
April 22, 1994 Chasers Dennis Hopper $15 million $1,596,687 Distributed by Warner Bros.
September 9, 1994 Trial by Jury Heywood Gould N/A $6,971,777 Distributed by Warner Bros.
October 14, 1994 Imaginary Crimes Anthony Drazan N/A $89,611 Distributed by Warner Bros.
October 28, 1994 Silent Fall Bruce Beresford $30 million $3,180,674 Distributed by Warner Bros.
November 10, 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Steve Oedekerk $30 million $212,385,533 Distributed by Warner Bros.
January 12, 1996 Two If by Sea Bill Bennett N/A $10,658,278 Distributed by Warner Bros.
January 26, 1996 Big Bully Steve Miner $15 million $2,042,530 Distributed by Warner Bros.
March 22, 1996 Diabolique Jeremiah S. Chechik $45 million $17,100,369 Distributed by Warner Bros.
November 1, 1996 Bad Moon Eric Red $7 million $1,055,525 Distributed by Warner Bros.
July 2, 1997 Wild America William Dear N/A $7,324,662 Distributed by Warner Bros.
March 13, 1998 Incognito John Badham N/A N/A Distributed by Warner Bros.
April 17, 1998 Major League: Back to the Minors John Warren $18 million $3,572,443 Distributed by Warner Bros.
August 21, 1998 Wrongfully Accused Pat Proft N/A $9,623,329 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Constantin Film
October 23, 1998 Soldier Paul W.S. Anderson $60 million $14,594,226 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Jerry Weintraub Productions
March 19, 1999 The King and I Richard Rich $25 million $11,993,021 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Morgan Creek's first animated film; co-production with Nest Family Entertainment, Rankin/Bass Productions and Rich Animation Studios
September 1, 1999 Chill Factor Hugh Johnson $70 million $11,263,966 Distributed by Warner Bros.
February 18, 2000 The Whole Nine Yards Jonathan Lynn $41.3 million $106,371,651 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Franchise Pictures, Rational Packaging and Lansdown Films
May 12, 2000 Battlefield Earth Roger Christian $44 million $29,725,663 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Franchise Pictures
July 19, 2000 The In Crowd Mary Lambert $15 million $5,217,498 Distributed by Warner Bros.
August 25, 2000 The Art of War Christian Duguay $60 million $40,400,425 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Franchise Pictures and Amen-Ra Films
October 6, 2000 Get Carter Stephen Kay $63.6 million $19,412,993 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Franchise Pictures and The Canton Company
January 19, 2001 The Pledge Sean Penn $35 million $29,419,291 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Franchise Pictures, Clyde Is Hungry Films and Epsilon Motion Pictures
February 23, 2001 3000 Miles to Graceland Demian Lichtenstein $62 million $18,720,175 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Franchise Pictures
May 18, 2001 Angel Eyes Luis Mandoki $53 million $29,715,606 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Franchise Pictures and The Canton Company
August 17, 2001 American Outlaws Les Mayfield $35 million $13,342,790 Distributed by Warner Bros.
November 9, 2001 Heist David Mamet $39 million $28,510,652 Distributed by Warner Bros.; Co-production with Franchise Pictures
June 21, 2002 Juwanna Mann Jesse Vaughan $15 million $13,802,599 Distributed by Warner Bros.
August 1, 2003 I'll Be There Craig Ferguson N/A N/A Distributed by Warner Bros.
August 20, 2004 Exorcist: The Beginning Renny Harlin $80 million $78,000,586 Distributed by Warner Bros.
May 20, 2005 Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist Paul Schrader $30 million $251,495 Distributed by Warner Bros.
March 3, 2009 Ace Ventura Jr.: Pet Detective David Mickey Evans $7.5 million N/A Released by Warner Home Video
September 30, 2011 Dream House Jim Sheridan $50 million $38,502,340 Released under the Warner Bros. International banner; Universal Pictures owns the North American rights.

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