History Creator / PolygramFilmedEntertainment

18th Nov '15 5:05:49 AM Mario1995
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In 1998, they were bought out by Seagram (then owners of Universal), [[SoWhatDoWeDoNow who, after failing to find a buyer]], absorbed the company into Universal (though most of the company's back catalog now rests with Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer).

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In 1998, they were bought out by after the financial failures of ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' and ''[[Series/BarneyAndFriends Barney's Great Adventure]]'', [=PolyGram=] sold the studio to Seagram (then owners of Universal), Universal). [[SoWhatDoWeDoNow who, Since Seagram had no idea on what to do with two studios]], Seagram proceeded to slowly wind down the studio's operations, first by selling off the majority of its pre-1996 film holdings (which included the pre-1993 Creator/CastleRockEntertainment back catalog, the Hemdale Film Corporation catalog and Nelson Entertainment's library holdings) to Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer, and, after failing to find a buyer]], buyer, absorbed the company into Universal (though most what remained of the company's back catalog now rests with Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer).
[=PolyGram=] Films to Universal.
11th Sep '15 8:30:42 AM themisterfree
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[=PolyGram=] Filmed Entertainment was a film company created by the people at the [=PolyGram=] music company as a way to get into film production and create a viable European competitor to the UsefulNotes/{{Hollywood}} studios, which it managed to achieve. Over its decade-long existence, the company managed to produce and distribute many successful UK productions (bringing people such as Hugh Grant and Richard Curtis into worldwide fame) and producing a number of American films, occasionally in joint ventures with Creator/{{Disney}}, Creator/WarnerBros and Creator/{{Universal}}. Indeed, they co-owned Gramercy Pictures with Universal in the 1990s, though it went under in 2000.

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[=PolyGram=] Filmed Entertainment was a film company created by the people at the [=PolyGram=] music company as a way to get into film production and create a viable European competitor to the UsefulNotes/{{Hollywood}} studios, which it managed to achieve. Over its decade-long existence, the company managed to produce and distribute many successful UK productions (bringing people such as Hugh Grant and Richard Curtis into worldwide fame) and producing a number of American films, occasionally in joint ventures with Creator/{{Disney}}, Creator/WarnerBros and Creator/{{Universal}}. Indeed, they co-owned Gramercy Pictures Creator/GramercyPictures with Universal in the 1990s, though it went under in 2000.
14th Aug '15 10:25:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/{{Candyman}}'' and [[CandymanFarewellToTheFlesh its first sequel]] (1992, 1995)

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* ''Film/{{Candyman}}'' and [[CandymanFarewellToTheFlesh [[Film/CandymanFarewellToTheFlesh its first sequel]] (1992, 1995)



* ''BarbWire'' (1996)
* ''{{Kazaam}}'' (1996)
* ''{{Sleepers}}'' (1996)

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* ''BarbWire'' ''Film/BarbWire'' (1996)
* ''{{Kazaam}}'' ''Film/{{Kazaam}}'' (1996)
* ''{{Sleepers}}'' ''Film/{{Sleepers}}'' (1996)



* ''TheLastDaysOfDisco'' (1998)

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* ''TheLastDaysOfDisco'' ''Film/TheLastDaysOfDisco'' (1998)



* ''NottingHill'' (1999)
* ''ArlingtonRoad'' (1999)

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* ''NottingHill'' ''Film/NottingHill'' (1999)
* ''ArlingtonRoad'' ''Film/ArlingtonRoad'' (1999)
21st Aug '14 4:53:40 PM fop1234
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** ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' (1997, the [[FranchiseKiller last Batman movie of that continuity]])

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** ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' (1997, the [[FranchiseKiller last Batman movie of that continuity]])continuity]], all 4 Batman films were produced with Creator/WarnerBros)
7th Feb '14 8:25:28 PM BananaPancakes
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[=PolyGram=] Filmed Entertainment was a film company created by the people at the [=PolyGram=] music company as a way to get into film production and create a viable European competitor to the UsefulNotes/{{Hollywood}} studios, which it managed to achieve. Over its decade-long existence, the company managed to produce and distribute many successful UK productions (bringing people such as Hugh Grant and Richard Curtis into worldwide fame) and producing a number of American films, occasionally in joint ventures with Creator/{{Disney}}, Creator/WarnerBros and Creator/{{Universal}}. In 1998, they were bought out by Seagram (then owners of Universal), [[SoWhatDoWeDoNow who, after failing to find a buyer]] absorbed the company into Universal (though most of the company's back catalog now rests with Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer).

[=PolyGram=] had previously ventured into films in the early '80s, but this venture went nowhere despite successes such as ''Film/AnAmericanWerewolfInLondon'' and ''{{Flashdance}}''.

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[=PolyGram=] Filmed Entertainment was a film company created by the people at the [=PolyGram=] music company as a way to get into film production and create a viable European competitor to the UsefulNotes/{{Hollywood}} studios, which it managed to achieve. Over its decade-long existence, the company managed to produce and distribute many successful UK productions (bringing people such as Hugh Grant and Richard Curtis into worldwide fame) and producing a number of American films, occasionally in joint ventures with Creator/{{Disney}}, Creator/WarnerBros and Creator/{{Universal}}. Indeed, they co-owned Gramercy Pictures with Universal in the 1990s, though it went under in 2000.

In 1998, they were bought out by Seagram (then owners of Universal), [[SoWhatDoWeDoNow who, after failing to find a buyer]] buyer]], absorbed the company into Universal (though most of the company's back catalog now rests with Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer).

[=PolyGram=] had previously ventured into films in the early '80s, but this venture went nowhere despite successes such as ''Film/AnAmericanWerewolfInLondon'' and ''{{Flashdance}}''.
''Film/{{Flashdance}}''.



* ''Film/{{Batman}}'' (the four films between 1989 and 1997)

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* ''Film/{{Batman}}'' (the four films between 1989 and 1997)(1989)
** ''Film/BatmanReturns'' (1992)
** ''Film/BatmanForever'' (1995)
** ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' (1997, the [[FranchiseKiller last Batman movie of that continuity]])



* ''Film/ReservoirDogs'' (1992) - international distribution

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* ''Film/ReservoirDogs'' (1992) - -- international distribution



* ''Film/CanadianBacon'' (1995)



* ''TheBigLebowski'' (1998)

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* ''TheBigLebowski'' ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' (1998)
3rd Sep '13 4:17:19 PM EarlOfSandvich
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* ''[[MrBean Bean]]'' (1997)

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* ''[[MrBean Bean]]'' ''Film/{{Bean}}'' (1997)
21st Jun '13 1:27:35 PM MarkLungo
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[=PolyGram=] Filmed Entertainment was a film company created by the people at the [=PolyGram=] music company as a way to get into film production and create a viable European competitor to the {{Hollywood}} studios, which it managed to achieve. Over its decade-long existence, the company managed to produce and distribute many successful UK productions (bringing people such as Hugh Grant and Richard Curtis into worldwide fame) and producing a number of American films, occasionally in joint ventures with {{Disney}}, WarnerBros and {{Universal}}. In 1998, they were bought out by Seagram (then owners of Universal), [[SoWhatDoWeDoNow who, after failing to find a buyer]] absorbed the company into Universal (though most of the company's back catalog now rests with MetroGoldwynMayer).

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[=PolyGram=] Filmed Entertainment was a film company created by the people at the [=PolyGram=] music company as a way to get into film production and create a viable European competitor to the {{Hollywood}} UsefulNotes/{{Hollywood}} studios, which it managed to achieve. Over its decade-long existence, the company managed to produce and distribute many successful UK productions (bringing people such as Hugh Grant and Richard Curtis into worldwide fame) and producing a number of American films, occasionally in joint ventures with {{Disney}}, WarnerBros Creator/{{Disney}}, Creator/WarnerBros and {{Universal}}. Creator/{{Universal}}. In 1998, they were bought out by Seagram (then owners of Universal), [[SoWhatDoWeDoNow who, after failing to find a buyer]] absorbed the company into Universal (though most of the company's back catalog now rests with MetroGoldwynMayer).
Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer).
17th May '13 10:32:40 PM Sheora
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* ''WhatDreamsMayCome'' (1998)

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* ''WhatDreamsMayCome'' ''Film/WhatDreamsMayCome'' (1998)
25th Feb '13 1:19:24 AM PaulA
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* ''Literature/TheBorrowers'' (1997)

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* ''Literature/TheBorrowers'' ''Film/{{The Borrowers|1997}}'' (1997)
22nd Feb '13 10:15:14 PM Xtifr
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* ''TheBorrowers'' (1997)

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* ''TheBorrowers'' ''Literature/TheBorrowers'' (1997)
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