Saturday, April 12, 2008

Miramax Films is a film production and distribution brand that was a leading independent film motion picture distribution and production company headquartered in New York City before it was acquired by The Walt Disney Company. It was considered an important quasi-independent studio for many years after the Disney purchase.

Miramax Family (formerly known as Miramax Family Films) is the family division of Miramax Films created in 1992. Some films distributed by them are:

My Scene Goes Hollywood: The Movie (2005)
In Search of Santa (2004)
The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002)
How the Toys Saved Christmas (1997)
Gordy (1995)
The Thief and the Cobbler (1995)
Into the West (1993)
Tom and Jerry: The Movie (1993)
Freddie as F.R.O.7 (1992) Miramax Films Criticism

Selected list of Miramax films

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1982)
Playing for Keeps (1986) (produced by Miramax but distributed by Universal Pictures)
Yellow Pages (1988)
Sex, lies and videotape (1989) (distributor) 1990s

A Hard Day's Night (2000, theatrical reissue of 1964 film)
Bounce (2000)
Committed (2000)
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
Malèna (2000)
Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)
The Yards (2000)
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001, with Universal Pictures, Studio Canal and Working Title Films)
Chocolat (2001)
Daddy and Them (2001)
Lucky Break (2001) (co-production with Paramount Pictures and FilmFour)
Get Over It (2001)
Iris (2001)
Kate & Leopold (2001)
On the Line (2001)
The Shipping News (2001)
Tears of the Black Tiger (2001, never released, rights sold in 2006 to Magnolia Pictures)
40 Days and 40 Nights (2002, with Universal Pictures, Studio Canal and Working Title Films)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Cypher (2002)
Frida (2002)
Full Frontal (2002)
Gangs of New York (2002)
Infernal Affairs (2002) (distribution only)
Naqoyqatsi (2002)
Hero (2002) (distribution only) (re-release by Miramax only in the U.S. only)
Pinocchio (2002) (English dub, distributor)
Pokémon 4Ever (2002) (English dub, distributor)
Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) (U.S. distributor)
Stolen Summer (2002)
Tadpole (2002)
The Hours (2002, with Paramount Pictures)
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002) (distributor, direct-to-video)
Undisputed (2002)
Valentín (2002)
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Bionicle: Mask of Light (2003)
Chicago (2003)
Cold Mountain (2003)
Duplex (2003)
Kill Bill Volume 1 (2003)
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003, with 20th Century Fox and Universal Pictures)
Pokémon Heroes (2003) (English dub, distributor)
The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)
The Human Stain (2003)
View from the Top (2003)
Deep Blue (2003, With BBC worldwide)
The Aviator (2004, co-production with Warner Bros.)
Kill Bill Volume 2 (2004)
Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui (2004)
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004, with Universal Pictures, Studio Canal and Working Title Films)
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Garden State (2004, with Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Hero (2002, released by Miramax in 2004) (2004)
Jersey Girl (2004)
My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Finding Neverland (2004)
Paper Clips (2004) (distributor)
Pokémon: Jirachi Wishmaker (2004) (English dub, US distributor, direct-to-video)
Shall We Dance? (2004)
Bionicle 3: Web of Shadows (2005)
Cinderella Man (2005, with Universal Pictures)
Deep Blue (2005) (distributor)
Derailed (2005, with The Weinstein Company)
Dracula III: Legacy (2005)
Hellraiser: Deader (2005)
Hostage (2005)
Kinky Boots (2005)
Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys (2005) (English dub, distributor, direct-to-video)
Proof (2005)
The Great Raid (2005)
Tsotsi (2005)
An Unfinished Life (2005) (co-production with Revolution Studios)
Underclassman (2005)
Hollywoodland (2006, with Focus Features)
Scary Movie 4 (2006, with Dimension Films)
The Queen (2006) (co-production with Pathé and Granada Productions)
The Hoax (2006)
Breaking and Entering (2006, co-production with The Weinstein Company, distributed in US theaters by TWC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
The Lookout (2007) (co-production with Spyglass Entertainment)
Scary Movie 5 (2008, co-production with Dimension Films and The Weinstein Company)
Brideshead Revisited (2008, co-production with Warner Independent Pictures and Recorded Picture Company)
The Locker (2008) (with DreamWorks SKG)