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Beacon Pictures is an American film production and international sales company founded in 1990 by Armyan Bernstein,[2] who is also its chairman.[3] The company produces motion pictures for studios such as Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Universal Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Beacon was acquired in 1996 for $29 million by COMSAT, who one year later put the company under its Ascent Entertainment Group division. By early 1999, Ascent was about to be broken up due to financial problems, mostly steming from building the Pepsi Center
Pepsi Center
in Denver.[4] Bernstein and venture capitalists Kevin O’Donnell and convicted criminal Reed Slatkin purchased Beacon back for $19 million, restoring its independent company status.[5][6]

Contents

1 Films 2 Television 3 References 4 External links

Films[edit]

The Commitments (1991) A Midnight Clear
A Midnight Clear
(1992) A Life in the Theatre (1993) Sugar Hill (1994) Princess Caraboo (1994) The Road to Wellville (1994) The Baby-Sitters Club (1995) The Van (1996) Air Force One (1997) A Thousand Acres (1997) Playing God (1997) Disturbing Behavior
Disturbing Behavior
(1998) Trippin' (1999) For Love of the Game (1999) The Hurricane (1999) End of Days (1999) Duets (2000) The Family Man
The Family Man
(2000) Bring It On (2000) Thirteen Days (2000) Spy Game
Spy Game
(2001) Tuck Everlasting (2002) The Emperor's Club
The Emperor's Club
(2002) Open Range (2003) Ladder 49
Ladder 49
(2004) Raising Helen
Raising Helen
(2005) A Lot Like Love
A Lot Like Love
(2005) Firewall (2006) Children of Men
Children of Men
(2006) Uncle P (2007) Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007) The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007) Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011) Grey Lady (2015)

Television[edit]

The Earth Day Special (1990) Castle (2009–16) Agent X (2015)

References[edit]

^ "People". Beacon Pictures.  ^ "About Us". Beacon Pictures. Retrieved 28 April 2015.  ^ "People". Beacon Pictures. Retrieved 29 April 2015.  ^ Higgins, Bill (16 December 1999). "'Hurricane' warning". Variety.  ^ [1] ^ Peers, Benedict Carver, Martin (21 January 1999). "Beacon buyback". Variety. 

External links[edit]

Official website Beacon Communications on IMDbPro (subscription required)

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