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Unfortunately, despite starting out strong with several hits, the company soon fell victim to one too many {{box office bomb}}s, which would later ultimately end the company. In January 2014, co-founder Peter Schlessel left the company to replace James Schamus as CEO of Focus Features. This meant that [=FilmDistrict=]'s distribution operations were [[CreatorKiller given the ax]]. Their final films, a remake of ''Film/{{Oldboy|2013}}'' and ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'', were both box office bombs, ending the studio's once-shiny run with a whimper. The company's remaining films that were unreleased would later be transferred over to Focus, under the division Focus World.

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Unfortunately, despite starting out strong with several hits, the company soon fell victim to one too many {{box office bomb}}s, which would later ultimately end the company. In January 2014, co-founder Peter Schlessel left the company to replace James Schamus as CEO of Focus Features. This meant that [=FilmDistrict=]'s distribution operations were [[CreatorKiller given the ax]]. Their final films, a remake of ''Film/{{Oldboy|2013}}'' and ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'', were both box office bombs, ending the studio's once-shiny run with a whimper. The company's remaining films that were unreleased would later be transferred over to Focus, Creator/FocusFeatures, under the division Focus World.


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* ''Film/LondonBoulevard'' (initially to be released by [=FilmDistrict=], the film was licensed to IFC for theatrical release)

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* ''Film/LondonBoulevard'' (initially to be released by [=FilmDistrict=], the film was licensed to IFC Films for its theatrical release)


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* ''Film/LondonBoulevard'' (initially to be released by Film District, the film was licensed to IFC for theatrical release)

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* ''Film/LondonBoulevard'' (initially to be released by Film District, [=FilmDistrict=], the film was licensed to IFC for theatrical release)



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Film District was an American film company that was founded by Graham King and Bob Berney in 2010. King, a UK film producer who heads GK Films (and formerly Initial Entertainment Group), formed the company as a way to release his productions that didn't have American distributors. He hired Berney, a former head of NewLineCinema's Picturehouse label who had left Apparition over issues with that company's co-founder, to head acquisitions and began business almost immediately by picking up ''Film/{{Insidious}}'' and ''Film/SoulSurfer'' for American distribution. Their first release, ''Insidious'', grossed over $50 million on a budget of $1.5 million.

The company distributed through TristarPictures and Open Road Films (a joint venture of theatre companies AMC and Regal).

In January 2014, co-founder Peter Schlessel left the company to replace James Schamus as CEO of Focus Features. This meant that Film District's distribution operations were [[CreatorKiller given the ax]]. Their final films, a remake of ''Film/{{Oldboy|2013}}'' and ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'' were both [[BoxOfficeBomb box office bombs]] ending the studio's run with a whimper.

!! List of films released by Film District:

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Film District '''[=FilmDistrict=]''' was an American film company that was founded by Graham King and Bob Berney in 2010. King, a UK film producer who heads GK Films (and formerly Initial Entertainment Group), formed the company as a way to release his productions that didn't have American distributors. He hired Berney, a former head of NewLineCinema's Creator/NewLineCinema's Picturehouse label who had left Apparition over issues with that company's co-founder, to head acquisitions and began business almost immediately by picking up ''Film/{{Insidious}}'' and ''Film/SoulSurfer'' for American distribution. Their first release, ''Insidious'', the former film, grossed over $50 million on a budget of $1.5 million.

The company distributed through TristarPictures Creator/TristarPictures and Open Road Films Creator/OpenRoadFilms (a joint venture of theatre companies AMC and Regal).

Unfortunately, despite starting out strong with several hits, the company soon fell victim to one too many {{box office bomb}}s, which would later ultimately end the company. In January 2014, co-founder Peter Schlessel left the company to replace James Schamus as CEO of Focus Features. This meant that Film District's [=FilmDistrict=]'s distribution operations were [[CreatorKiller given the ax]]. Their final films, a remake of ''Film/{{Oldboy|2013}}'' and ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'' ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'', were both [[BoxOfficeBomb box office bombs]] bombs, ending the studio's once-shiny run with a whimper.

whimper. The company's remaining films that were unreleased would later be transferred over to Focus, under the division Focus World.

!! List of films released by Film District:[=FilmDistrict=]:


In January 2014, co-founder Peter Schlessel left the company to replace James Schamus as CEO of Focus Features. This meant that Film District's distribution operations were [[CreatorKiller given the ax]]. Their final films, a remake of ''Film/{{Oldboy}}'' and ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'' were both [[BoxOfficeBomb box office bombs]] ending the studio's run with a whimper.

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In January 2014, co-founder Peter Schlessel left the company to replace James Schamus as CEO of Focus Features. This meant that Film District's distribution operations were [[CreatorKiller given the ax]]. Their final films, a remake of ''Film/{{Oldboy}}'' ''Film/{{Oldboy|2013}}'' and ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'' were both [[BoxOfficeBomb box office bombs]] ending the studio's run with a whimper.



* ''LondonBoulevard'' (initially to be released by Film District, the film was licensed to IFC for theatrical release)
* ''InTheLandOfBloodAndHoney''

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* ''LondonBoulevard'' ''Film/LondonBoulevard'' (initially to be released by Film District, the film was licensed to IFC for theatrical release)
* ''InTheLandOfBloodAndHoney''''Film/InTheLandOfBloodAndHoney''



* ''[[Film/{{Oldboy2013}} Oldboy (2013)]]'' (the last film Film District distributed)

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* ''[[Film/{{Oldboy2013}} Oldboy (2013)]]'' ''[[Film/{{Oldboy 2013}} Oldboy]]'' (the last film Film District distributed)


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* ''Film/{{Wer}}'' (initially to be released by Film District, the film was released by Focus Features following their closure)

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* ''Film/{{Wer}}'' (initially to be released by Film District, the film was released by Focus Features following their closure)closure)
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Film District is a American film company that was founded by Graham King and Bob Berney in 2010. King, a UK film producer who heads GK Films (and formerly Initial Entertainment Group), formed the company as a way to release his productions that didn't have American distributors. He hired Berney, a former head of NewLineCinema's Picturehouse label who had left Apparition over issues with that company's co-founder, to head acquisitions and began business almost immediately by picking up ''Film/{{Insidious}}'' and ''Film/SoulSurfer'' for American distribution. Their first release, ''Insidious'', grossed over $50 million on a budget of $1.5 million.

The company distributes through TristarPictures and Open Road Films (a joint venture of theatre companies AMC and Regal).

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Film District is a was an American film company that was founded by Graham King and Bob Berney in 2010. King, a UK film producer who heads GK Films (and formerly Initial Entertainment Group), formed the company as a way to release his productions that didn't have American distributors. He hired Berney, a former head of NewLineCinema's Picturehouse label who had left Apparition over issues with that company's co-founder, to head acquisitions and began business almost immediately by picking up ''Film/{{Insidious}}'' and ''Film/SoulSurfer'' for American distribution. Their first release, ''Insidious'', grossed over $50 million on a budget of $1.5 million.

The company distributes distributed through TristarPictures and Open Road Films (a joint venture of theatre companies AMC and Regal).
Regal).

In January 2014, co-founder Peter Schlessel left the company to replace James Schamus as CEO of Focus Features. This meant that Film District's distribution operations were [[CreatorKiller given the ax]]. Their final films, a remake of ''Film/{{Oldboy}}'' and ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'' were both [[BoxOfficeBomb box office bombs]] ending the studio's run with a whimper.


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* ''Film/PlayingForKeeps''
* ''Film/{{Parker}}''
* ''Film/DeadManDown''
* ''Film/OlympusHasFallen''
* ''Film/EvilDead2013''
* ''[[Film/{{Insidious}} Insidious Chapter 2]]''
* ''[[Film/{{Oldboy2013}} Oldboy (2013)]]'' (the last film Film District distributed)
* ''Film/ThatAwkwardMoment'' (initially to be released by Film District, the film was released by Focus Features)
* ''Film/{{Pompeii}}'' (their final film)
* ''Film/WalkOfShame'' (initially to be released by Film District, the film was released by Focus Features following their closure)
* ''Film/{{Wer}}'' (initially to be released by Film District, the film was released by Focus Features following their closure)

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Film District is a American film company that was founded by Graham King and Bob Berney in 2010. King, a UK film producer who heads GK Films (and formerly Initial Entertainment Group), formed the company as a way to release his productions that didn't have American distributors. He hired Berney, a former head of NewLineCinema's Picturehouse label who had left Apparition over issues with that company's co-founder, to head acquisitions and began business almost immediately by picking up ''Film/{{Insidious}}'' and ''Film/SoulSurfer'' for American distribution. Their first release, ''Insidious'', grossed over $50 million on a budget of $1.5 million.

The company distributes through TristarPictures and Open Road Films (a joint venture of theatre companies AMC and Regal).

!! List of films released by Film District:
* ''Film/{{Insidious}}'' (their first release)
* ''Film/SoulSurfer''
* ''Film/DontBeAfraidOfTheDark''
* ''{{Film/Drive}}''
* ''Film/TheRumDiary''
* ''LondonBoulevard'' (initially to be released by Film District, the film was licensed to IFC for theatrical release)
* ''InTheLandOfBloodAndHoney''
* ''Film/{{Lockout}}''
* ''Film/SafetyNotGuaranteed''
* ''{{Film/Looper}}''
* ''Film/RedDawn2012''

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