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One Race Films
TypePrivate
Industry
  • Film
  • Multimedia
Founded1995; 28 years ago (1995)[1]
FounderVin Diesel
HeadquartersStudio City, California
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Vin Diesel
ProductsFast & Furious
XXX
The Chronicles of Riddick
SubsidiariesTigon Studios
Racetrack Records
Websitewww.oneracefilms.com

One Race Films (also simply known as One Race Productions) is an American film and multimedia production company. It is based in Studio City, California, and primarily produces feature films. Through its subsidiaries Tigon Studios and Racetrack Records, the company also produces video games and houses a record label. One Race has currently released a total of 15 feature films, all of which star Vin Diesel, who founded the company in 1995.

As of October 2017, its feature films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide, with a $231.3 million average gross per film. The company's films, especially in Fast & Furious franchise, rank among the highest grossing of all time, while the series itself is among the highest-grossing of all time. Although the studio has traditionally made action films, Diesel has also featured in dramas and independent films. The studio's films are typically distributed by Universal Pictures. His production company signed a first-look deal with Universal in 2011.[2]

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California

California

California is a state in the Western United States, located along the Pacific Coast. With nearly 39.2 million residents across a total area of approximately 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), it is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. It is also the most populated subnational entity in North America and the 34th most populous in the world. The Greater Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas are the nation's second and fifth most populous urban regions respectively, with the former having more than 18.7 million residents and the latter having over 9.6 million. Sacramento is the state's capital, while Los Angeles is the most populous city in the state and the second most populous city in the country. San Francisco is the second most densely populated major city in the country. Los Angeles County is the country's most populous, while San Bernardino County is the largest county by area in the country. California borders Oregon to the north, Nevada and Arizona to the east, the Mexican state of Baja California to the south; and it has a coastline along the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Tigon Studios

Tigon Studios

Tigon Studios is a video game developer owned by One Race Films focused primarily on games featuring actor Vin Diesel, who also founded the company. Following a suspension of development work, Diesel reactivated the company in September 2013. As the name of the company implies a tigon appears in the logo.

Racetrack Records

Racetrack Records

Racetrack Records is an American record label, music studio, and production company founded by Vin Diesel.

Record label

Record label

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark of music recordings and music videos, or the company that owns it. Sometimes, a record label is also a publishing company that manages such brands and trademarks, coordinates the production, manufacture, distribution, marketing, promotion, and enforcement of copyright for sound recordings and music videos, while also conducting talent scouting and development of new artists, and maintaining contracts with recording artists and their managers. The term "record label" derives from the circular label in the center of a vinyl record which prominently displays the manufacturer's name, along with other information.

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel

Mark Sinclair, known professionally as Vin Diesel, is an American actor. One of the world's highest-grossing actors, he is best known for playing Dominic Toretto in the Fast & Furious franchise.

Fast & Furious

Fast & Furious

Fast & Furious is a media franchise centered on a series of action films that are largely concerned with street racing, heists, spies, and family. The franchise also includes short films, a television series, toys, video games, live shows, and theme park attractions. It is distributed by Universal Pictures.

Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures is an American film production and distribution company owned by Comcast through the NBCUniversal Film and Entertainment division of NBCUniversal.

Filmography

Film

Title Director(s) Release date Notes Ref.
The Chronicles of Riddick David Twohy June 11, 2004
Find Me Guilty Sidney Lumet March 17, 2006
Babylon A.D. Mathieu Kassovitz August 29, 2008
Fast & Furious Justin Lin April 3, 2009
Los Bandoleros Vin Diesel July 28, 2009 Short film
Fast Five Justin Lin April 29, 2011
Fast & Furious 6 May 24, 2013
Riddick David Twohy September 6, 2013
Furious 7 James Wan April 3, 2015
The Last Witch Hunter Breck Eisner October 23, 2015
XXX: Return of Xander Cage D.J. Caruso January 20, 2017
The Fate of the Furious F. Gary Gray April 14, 2017
Bloodshot David S. F. Wilson March 13, 2020
F9 Justin Lin June 25, 2021 [3]
Fast X Louis Leterrier May 19, 2023

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David Twohy

David Twohy

David Neil Twohy is an American film director and screenwriter. He is known for working on science fiction-action films, notably a series featuring the character Riddick.

Find Me Guilty

Find Me Guilty

Find Me Guilty is a 2006 American courtroom comedy-drama film co-written and directed by Sidney Lumet. The film is based on the true story of the longest Mafia trial in American history. Much of the courtroom testimony was taken from the original court transcripts. Vin Diesel stars as Jackie DiNorscio, a New Jersey mobster who is on trial with 19 of his colleagues for racketeering. A wrench is thrown into the system when DiNorscio fires his lawyer and decides to represent himself. The film also stars Peter Dinklage, Linus Roache, Alex Rocco, and Ron Silver.

Babylon A.D.

Babylon A.D.

Babylon A.D. is a 2008 science fiction action film based on the 1999 novel Babylon Babies by Maurice Georges Dantec. The film was directed by Mathieu Kassovitz and stars Vin Diesel in the lead role, Mélanie Thierry, Michelle Yeoh, Lambert Wilson, Mark Strong, Jérôme Le Banner, Charlotte Rampling, and Gérard Depardieu. It was released on 29 August 2008 in the United States. It is an international co-production between France, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Fast & Furious (2009 film)

Fast & Furious (2009 film)

Fast & Furious is a 2009 action film directed by Justin Lin and written by Chris Morgan. It serves as the direct sequel to The Fast and the Furious (2001) and 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) and the fourth main installment in the Fast & Furious franchise. It stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, John Ortiz, and Laz Alonso. In the film, Dominic Toretto (Diesel) and Brian O'Conner (Walker) must team up to apprehend drug lord Arturo Braga (Ortiz).

Justin Lin

Justin Lin

Justin Lin is a Taiwanese-American film director. His films have grossed US$2.3 billion worldwide as of March 2017. He is best known for his directorial work on Better Luck Tomorrow (2002), the Fast & Furious franchise from The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) to Fast & Furious 6 (2013) and F9 (2021), and Star Trek Beyond (2016). He is also known for his work on television programs like Community, and the second season of True Detective.

Fast Five

Fast Five

Fast Five is a 2011 American action film directed by Justin Lin and written by Chris Morgan. It is the sequel to Fast & Furious (2009) and the fifth installment in the Fast & Furious franchise. The film stars Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto and Paul Walker as Brian O'Conner, alongside Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Matt Schulze, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Tego Calderón, Don Omar, Joaquim de Almeida, and Dwayne Johnson. In the film, Dom and Brian, along with Dom's sister Mia (Brewster), recruit a team to help them steal $100 million from drug lord Hernan Reyes.

Fast & Furious 6

Fast & Furious 6

Fast & Furious 6 is a 2013 American action film directed by Justin Lin and written by Chris Morgan. It is the sequel to Fast Five (2011) and the sixth installment in the Fast & Furious franchise. The film stars Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto and Paul Walker as Brian O'Conner, alongside Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Sung Kang, Luke Evans, and Gina Carano. In the film, Toretto, O'Conner, and the team are offered pardons for their crimes if they help DSS agent Luke Hobbs (Johnson) apprehend a mercenary organization led by former British SAS soldier Owen Shaw (Evans).

Furious 7

Furious 7

Furious 7 is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan and written by Chris Morgan. It is the sequel to Fast & Furious 6 (2013) and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), and serves as the seventh installment in the Fast & Furious franchise. The film stars an ensemble cast including Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Djimon Hounsou, Tony Jaa, Ronda Rousey, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, and Jason Statham. In the film, Dominic Toretto (Diesel), Brian O'Conner (Walker), and their team are hunted by rogue assassin Deckard Shaw (Statham). Meanwhile, covert ops leader Mr. Nobody (Russell) recruits the team to prevent terrorist Mose Jakande (Hounsou) from obtaining a hacking program.

James Wan

James Wan

James Wan is an Australian director, producer, screenwriter and comic book writer. He has primarily worked in the horror genre as the co-creator of the Saw and Insidious franchises and the creator of The Conjuring Universe. The lattermost is the highest-grossing horror franchise, at over $2 billion. Wan is also the founder of film and television production company Atomic Monster Productions.

Breck Eisner

Breck Eisner

Michael Breckenridge Eisner is an American television and film director.

D.J. Caruso

D.J. Caruso

Daniel John Caruso Jr. is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. His work encompasses a variety of genres, including thriller, drama, horror, and action. He has also directed numerous episodes of television series such as The Shield, Over There, Smallville, and Dark Angel. The majority of his films fall into the thriller and action film genres.

F. Gary Gray

F. Gary Gray

Felix Gary Gray is an American film director, film producer, and music video director. Gray began his career as a director on numerous critically acclaimed and award-winning music videos, including "It Was a Good Day" by Ice Cube, "Natural Born Killaz" by Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, "Keep Their Heads Ringin'" by Dr. Dre, "Waterfalls" by TLC, and "Ms. Jackson" by Outkast.

Source: "One Race Films", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, February 3rd), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Race_Films.

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References
  1. ^ "Universal Pictures and One Race Films begin principal photography on the sci-fi thriller Riddick, Starring Vin Diesel". PR Newswire. February 3, 2012. Retrieved December 26, 2020.
  2. ^ Kroll, Justin (2011-10-11). "Vin Diesel inks first-look deal with Universal". Variety. Retrieved 2020-11-09.
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (14 May 2018). "'Fast and Furious 9' Neal Moritz is producing via his Original Film banner, Diesel through his One Race Films, and Lin via his Perfect Storm Entertainment". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
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