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Lionsgate Films (stylized as Lions Gate Films prior to 2005) is an entertainment company founded in Canada and domiciled in the United States. Well-known for producing the Saw, Hostel, The Hunger Games, and John Wick series, it has also produced such films as The Forbidden Kingdom, The Spirit, American Psycho, The Day After Tomorrow, Fahrenheit 9/11, The Final, La La Land, Knives Out, and the Cube and Divergent series. It is considered the largest mini-major studio in the United States and sometimes even an honorary major.

Lions Gate was originally founded in Vancouver from the ashes of defunct Canadian distributor Cinepix Film Properties by investor Frank Giustra, who named the company after the Lions Gate Bridge. In 2000, the studio acquired Trimark Pictures (formerly Vidmark). It expanded by 2004, acquiring Artisan Entertainment note  and with it the libraries of Vestron Video and the home video rights to the Carolco Pictures library. After pulling their contracts from Showtime in 2009, Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount formed Epix (now MGM+), a premium network that's smaller in scale than its competition.

During the 2000s, the company had financial issues due to a number of flops and a few hostile takeover attempts by famed corporate raider Carl Icahn (who has a history of buying floundering businesses and making things worse than before). Since then, however, the company's fortunes had bounced back considerably; Icahn dumped his one-third stake in Lionsgate in August, 2011 for $7 a share, a significant haircut after what turned out to be the roaring success of The Hunger Games. In January 2012, Lionsgate acquired Summit Entertainment, the studio behind The Twilight Saga film franchise, for $412.5 million. Thanks to Paramount's mid-late 2010s Audience-Alienating Era, Lionsgate actually managed to surpass it a few times during The New '10s (specifically, in 2013, 2017, and 2019) in terms of yearly box office intake.

2016 saw them acquiring rival premium TV network Starz, and their boatload of networks and properties (including Anchor Bay Entertainment and the back catalog of Film Roman), from John Malone for $4.4 billion. Lionsgate would ultimately sell their stake in Epix to MGM, who would assume full ownership of the network after also buying Viacom's stake. Lionsgate's pay TV rights are tangled up: they own Starz, but Lionsgate itself still licensed its first-run films to Epix through their 2019 slate; they then began outputting content through Hulu from 2020-2021, before finally uniting with their new corporate sibling beginning with their 2022 films.note  That same year, Lionsgate announced that it would spin off its film and TV business with the previous company retaining the Starz brand. However, due to Lionsgate's plans to acquire Entertainment One from Hasbro in 2023 and the dual Hollywood strike, the spin-off was rescheduled for 2024.

    Films produced or distributed by Lionsgate (including films originally from Vidmark/Trimark, Live/Artisan and Vestron) 

    TV series produced or distributed by Lionsgate 

    Video games developed by Lionsgate Games 

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