Brandywine Productions
Company typePrivate
IndustryFilm
Founded1969; 55 years ago (1969)
FounderWalter Hill
David Giler
Gordon Carroll
HeadquartersUnited States
ProductsMotion pictures

Brandywine Productions is an American film production company known for its Alien film series, founded in 1969 by American filmmakers Walter Hill, David Giler, and Gordon Carroll.[1][2][3][4]

Films

Year Title Director Co-producer Notes Budget Gross
1969 Women in Love Ken Russell Co-production with United Artists as Brandywine Productions Ltd $1.6 million $4.5 million
1976 The Student Body Gus Trikonis
1979[5][6] Alien[7][8][9] Ridley Scott[10] Co-production with 20th Century Fox $9–11 million $104.9–203.6 million
1986 Aliens[8] James Cameron $17–18 million $131.1–183.3 million
1992 Alien 3[8] David Fincher $50 million $159.8 million
1997 Alien Resurrection[8] Jean-Pierre Jeunet $70 million $161.3 million
2004 Alien vs. Predator Paul W. S. Anderson Co-production with 20th Century Fox and Davis Entertainment as Brandywine $60 million $172.5 million
2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem Colin Strause and Greg Strause $40 million $128.8 million
2012 Prometheus Ridley Scott Co-production with 20th Century Fox and Scott Free Productions $120–130 million $403.4 million
2016 She Walks Zachary Lee Ratchford
2017 Alien: Covenant Ridley Scott Co-production with 20th Century Fox and Scott Free Productions $97 million[11] $240.7 million
2024 Alien: Romulus[12] Fede Álvarez[13] Co-production with 20th Century Studios and Scott Free Productions

Notes and references

  1. ^ "Walter Hill". Variety. 30 March 2020.
  2. ^ "David Giler". Variety. 30 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Why Ridley Scott Didn't Direct Aliens". ScreenRant. 2020-10-21. Retrieved 2021-07-08.
  4. ^ Raw, Laurence (2009-09-28). The Ridley Scott Encyclopedia. Scarecrow Press. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-8108-6952-3.
  5. ^ Ross, Jane (2019-05-23). "Sigourney Weaver marks 'Alien' anniversary: 'I thought it was a small movie'". Reuters. Retrieved 2021-07-10.
  6. ^ "Memory — The Origins of Alien". SIFF.net. Archived from the original on 2019-07-22. Retrieved July 9, 2021.
  7. ^ Ferro, David L.; Swedin, Eric G. (2011-09-29). Science Fiction and Computing: Essays on Interlinked Domains. McFarland. p. 247. ISBN 978-0-7864-8933-6.
  8. ^ a b c d Magistrale, Anthony; Magistrale, Tony (2005). Abject Terrors: Surveying the Modern and Postmodern Horror Film. Peter Lang. p. 279. ISBN 978-0-8204-7056-6.
  9. ^ Pulleine, Tim (1979). "Alien". Monthly Film Bulletin. Vol. 46, no. 540. London: British Film Institute. p. 191. ISSN 0027-0407. p.c — 20th Century-Fox (London), A Brandywine-Ronald Shushett production
  10. ^ McIntee, David (2005). Beautiful Monsters: The Unofficial and Unauthorized Guide to the Alien and Predator Films. Telos Publishing, Limited. pp. 26–27. ISBN 978-1-903889-94-7.
  11. ^ "Alien: Covenant (2017)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  12. ^ Davids, Brian (2024-03-20). "Alien: Romulus Director Fede Álvarez Unveils First Teaser, Talks Ridley Scott and James Cameron-Approved Prequel". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2024-03-31.
  13. ^ Hamman, Cody (2024-01-14). "Everything We Know About Fede Alvarez's New Alien Movie: Is It Called Alien Romulus?". JoBlo. Retrieved 2024-01-23.