Platinum Dunes is an American film and television production company founded in 2001 by Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form. It is mainly known for producing horror films, such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Purge, Ouija and A Quiet Place.
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The company was founded in November 2001 by Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form. On October 7, 2009, Paramount Pictures announced a first-look deal with Platinum Dunes. With this, they plan to branch out of the horror genre into action and thrillers. On May 27, 2010, it was announced they would work on the reboot to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film series of the same name. In 2014, Platinum Dunes was named The Hollywood Reporter's Producers of the Year. In 2015, the company was also named to The Hollywood Reporter's 30 Most Powerful Film Producers in Hollywood. In 2018, Fuller and Form made an amicable split from Platinum Dunes to launch a new production company, Fully Formed Entertainment. In June 2022, Fuller returned to Platinum Dunes, with the company signing an overall first-look deal with Universal Pictures.
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|October 17, 2003||The Texas Chainsaw Massacre||Marcus Nispel||$9.5 million||$107.4 million||New Line Cinema|
|April 15, 2005||The Amityville Horror||Andrew Douglas||$19 million||$107.5 million||Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer|
|October 6, 2006||The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning||Jonathan Liebesman||$16 million||$51.8 million||New Line Cinema|
|January 19, 2007||The Hitcher||Dave Meyers||$10 million||$25.4 million||Rogue Pictures|
|January 9, 2009||The Unborn||David S. Goyer||$16 million||$76.5 million|
|February 13, 2009||Friday the 13th||Marcus Nispel||$19 million||$91.5 million||New Line Cinema|
|March 6, 2009||Horsemen||Jonas Åkerlund||—||$2.4 million||Lionsgate|
|April 30, 2010||A Nightmare on Elm Street||Samuel Bayer||$35 million||$115.7 million||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|June 7, 2013||The Purge||James DeMonaco||$3 million||$89.3 million||Universal Pictures|
|July 18, 2014||The Purge: Anarchy||$9 million||$111.9 million|
|August 8, 2014||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||Jonathan Liebesman||$125 million||$485 million||Paramount Pictures|
|October 24, 2014||Ouija||Stiles White||$5 million||$103.7 million||Universal Pictures|
|January 30, 2015||Project Almanac||Dean Israelite||$12 million||$33.2 million||Paramount Pictures|
|June 3, 2016||Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows||Dave Green||$135 million||$245.6 million|
|July 1, 2016||The Purge: Election Year||James DeMonaco||$10 million||118.6 million||Universal Pictures|
|October 21, 2016||Ouija: Origin of Evil||Mike Flanagan||$9 million||$81.7 million|
|April 6, 2018||A Quiet Place||John Krasinski||$17 million||$341 million||Paramount Pictures|
|July 4, 2018||The First Purge||Gerard McMurray||$13 million||$137.1 million||Universal Pictures|
|December 11, 2020||Songbird||Adam Mason||$700,000||$1 million||STX Entertainment|
|May 28, 2021||A Quiet Place Part II||John Krasinski||$55 million||$297.4 million||Paramount Pictures|
|July 2, 2021||The Forever Purge||Everardo Valerio Gout||$18 million||$77 million||Universal Pictures|
|March 8, 2024||A Quiet Place: Day One||Michael Sarnoski||Paramount Pictures|
|—||Apartment 7A||Natalie Erika James|
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|2014–2017||Black Sails||Jonathan E. Steinberg
|2014–2018||The Last Ship||Hank Steinberg
|2016||Billion Dollar Wreck||—||History|
|2018–present||Jack Ryan||Carlton Cuse
|Amazon Prime Video|
|2018–2019||The Purge||James DeMonaco||USA Network|
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- ^ "Paramount Pictures Signs First-Look Deal with Platinum Dunes". Bloody Disgusting. October 7, 2009.
- ^ Platinum Dunes Steers 'Turtles' Relaunch | Deadline Hollywood
- ^ McNary, Dave (October 5, 2018). "'A Quiet Place' Producers Sign First-Look Deal With Paramount". Variety. Retrieved May 2, 2020.
- ^ Kroll, Justin (June 30, 2022). "Michael Bay Reunites With Former Producing Partner Brad Fuller As Their Platinum Dunes Banner Signs Overall Deal With Universal Pictures". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 1, 2022.
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