Village Roadshow Pictures is an Australian co-producer and co-financier of major Hollywood motion pictures, having released over 85 films since its establishment in 1986 including, as co-productions with Warner Bros., The Great Gatsby, The Matrix Trilogy, The Sherlock Holmes franchise, I Am Legend, the Cats & Dogs film series, the Ocean’s series, The Happy Feet franchise, Mystic River, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Get Smart, Sex and the City 2, Gran Torino, The Lego Movie and American Sniper. The films in the Village Roadshow library have achieved 24 number one U.S. box office openings and received 37 Academy Award nominations, 17 Academy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards.
Village Roadshow Pictures self-distributes its filmed entertainment through affiliates in several territories around the world, including Australia, New Zealand, Greece and Singapore.
Village Roadshow Pictures was formed in 1985.
In 2012, Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures had extended their co-financing first look deal through 2017. In May 2014, VRPG established a supplementary co-financing production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment which commenced with the release of ”The Equalizer” and “Annie” part of the four movies to start off the deal. A second agreement was made due to the large amount of available capital.Saving Silverman (2001) (under Columbia Pictures) (co-production with Original Film)The Equalizer (2014) (under Columbia Pictures) (co-production with Escape Artists)Annie (2014) (under Columbia Pictures) (co-production with Overbrook Entertainment)Goosebumps (2015) (under Columbia Pictures) (co-production with LStar Capital, Sony Pictures Animation, Original Film and Scholastic Entertainment)Concussion (2015) (under Columbia Pictures) (co-production with LStar Capital)The Brothers Grimsby (2016) (under Columbia Pictures) (co-production with Four by Two Films, Big Talk Productions and Working Title Films)Ghostbusters (2016) (under Columbia Pictures)The Magnificent Seven (2016) (under Columbia Pictures) (co-production with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, LStar Capital, Pin High Productions, and Escape Artists)Passengers (2016) (under Columbia Pictures) (co-production with Original Film)The Phantom (1996) (co-production with The Ladd Company)Down to Earth (2001) (co-production with Alphaville Films)Zoolander (2001) (co-production with VH1 Films and Red Hour Productions)Don't Say a Word (2001) (co-production with Regency Enterprises)Fortress (1992) (under Dimension Films) (co-production with Davis Entertainment)A Walk on the Moon (1999) (under Miramax Films)Rogue (2008) (under Dimension Films) (co-production with Emu Creek Pictures)Hotel de Love (1997) (under LIVE Entertainment) (co-production with Pratt Films)Critical Care (1997) (under LIVE Entertainment) (co-production with Mediaworks and ASAQ Film Partnership)Lightning Jack (1994)Going in Style (2017) (under Warner Bros. Pictures) (with New Line Cinema) (co-production with De Line Pictures)King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) (under Warner Bros. Pictures) (co-production with Warner Bros., Weed Road Pictures, Safehouse Pictures, and Ritchie/Wigram Productions)The House (2017) (under Warner Bros. Pictures) (with New Line Cinema) (co-production with Good Universe and Gary Sanchez Productions)Ready Player One (2018) (under Warner Bros. Pictures) (co-production with Amblin Partners, Amblin Entertainment, De Line Pictures, and Farah Films & Management)Ocean's Eight (2018) (under Warner Bros. Pictures) (co-production with Smokehouse Pictures, Larger Than Life Productions, and Warner Bros.)The Lego Movie Sequel (2019) (co-production with Warner Animation Group)Regency Enterprises (1992-2001) - 3 FilmsDavis Entertainment (1992) - 1 FilmSilver Pictures (1999, 2001, 2003, 2007-2009, 2011) - 10 FilmsThe Canton Company (2000) - 1 FilmCastle Rock Entertainment (2000 - 2003, 2005, 2007) - 9 FilmsJW Productions (2001, 2004, 2007, 2016) - 4 FilmsElectric Entertainment (2002) - 1 FilmDark Castle Entertainment (2002, 2005, 2007) - 3 FilmsAtmosphere Pictures - 1 FilmThe Donners' Company (2005-2006) - 2 FilmsThe Zanuck Company (2005, 2008, 2012) - 3 FilmsPlan B Entertainment (2005) - 1 FilmBeacon Pictures (2006) - 1 FilmPhoenix Pictures (2007) - 1 FilmWeed Road Pictures (2007, 2014, 2016) - 3 FilmsOverbrook Entertainment (2007, 2014-2016) - 3 FilmsHeyday Films (2007-2008) - 2 FilmsOriginal Film (2004, 2007, 2015-2016) - 4 FilmsBecker Entertainment (2007) - 1 FilmMosaic Media Group (2008) - 1 FilmLegendary Entertainment (2009) - 1 FilmPlaytone (2009) - 1 FilmHBO Films (2010) - 1 FilmInfinitum Nihil (2012) - 1 FilmGK Films (2012) - 1 FilmBazmark Productions (2013) - 1 FilmWarner Animation Group (2014) - 2 FilmRatPac Entertainment (2014-2017) - 10 Films3 Arts Entertainment (2014) - 1 FilmEscape Artists (2014-2017) - 2 FilmsSony Pictures Animation (2015) - 1 FilmScholastic Entertainment (2015) - 1 FilmRoth Films (2015) - 1 FilmImagine Entertainment (2015) - 1 FilmScott Free Productions (2015) - 1 FilmFour by Two Films (2016) - 1 FilmThe Montecito Picture Company (2016) - 1 FilmMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (2016) - 1 FilmDreamWorks (2018) - 1 FilmAmblin Entertainment (2018) - 1 Film