20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
is the home video
distribution arm of the 20th Century Fox
film studio. It was established in 1976 as Magnetic Video Corporation
, and later as 20th Century Fox Video
, CBS/Fox Video
and FoxVideo, Inc.
. The company also is best known for distributing the two highest-grossing films
of all time, Titanic
became Fox Video
in 1991, alternating with the CBS/Fox
name until 1998. It was re-named as 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
in 1995, alternating with the Fox Video
name until 1999.
They serve as a UK distributor for French
film distributor, Pathé
and their film library for VHS/DVD release while Warner Bros.
handles theatrical distribution as of 2010. Fox also distributed Yari Film Group
DVD titles in North America.
They also distribute Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
and United Artists
DVD titles worldwide under the MGM Home Entertainment
label since MGM ended their home video agreement with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
, with the exception of certain MGM/UA
co-productions (in such cases, SPHE continues to own domestic video rights). Fox's worldwide distribution deal with MGM was due to expire in September 2011, but was renewed and extended on April 13, 2011 and will due to expire in 2016 including the pre-1986 Turner catalog (the pre-1950 WB catalog (although added in October because RKO Radio Pictures)) as well as Largo Entertainment among others.Fox's best selling DVD titles are currently the various season box... Read More