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Village Roadshow Pictures is an American co-producer and co-financier of major Hollywood motion pictures, established in 1986. Now a division under the Australia-originated Village Roadshow Entertainment Group (VREG), it has produced over 100 films since its establishment in 1986 including, as co-productions with Warner Bros., The Matrix, the Sherlock Holmes series, the Happy Feet series, The LEGO Movie and Joker. The films in the Village Roadshow library have achieved 34 number one U.S. box office openings and received 50 Academy Award nominations, 19 Academy Awards and six Golden Globe Awards.

The company known as Village Roadshow originally started operations as Village Drive-Ins (later known as "Village Drive-ins and Cinemas" before becoming today's "Village Cinemas" brand), however as time went on, it diversified into complementary media and entertainment businesses. This included the purchase and development of theme parks, the purchase and integration of the Triple M and Today radio networks to create Austereo Group Limited, the creation of Roadshow Music, the creation of Village Roadshow Pictures, and the commencement of a co-production deal with Warner Bros.


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