Los Angeles, Jan 6 IANS | 8 months ago

Warner Bros. Pictures has emerged as the top-grossing studio for 2013 after an estimated global box office earning of $5.035 billion.


Dan Fellman, president of Domestic Distribution; Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, president of International Distribution; and Sue Kroll, president of Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures announced that the studio ranked number one in the US, international and worldwide market shares, said a statement.

In India as well -- having raked in Rs.155 crore, Warner Bros. Pictures turned out to be number one Hollywood studio in 2013.

Some of their box office hits include "The Conjuring" with Rs.24 crore (about $3,854,848), "Man of Steel" with Rs.37 crore and "Gravity" with Rs.42 crore.

"Gravity" and "The Conjuring" have witnessed 100 days and 50 days, respectively, at the Indian box office, which is rare for English films in the country.

"We are extremely proud of all the remarkable benchmarks reached in 2013. These terrific numbers speak to the diversity of our slate, which has enabled us to deliver great entertainment to a broad range of audiences throughout the year," Fellman said in the statement.

(Posted on 06-01-2014)