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New Line

New Line Cinema, founded in 1967, is one of the ten major Hollywood movie studios. It is a subsidiary of Time Warner. The current co-chairmen and co-CEOs are founder Robert Shaye and Michael Lynne.

New Line Cinema operates several divisions, including: theatrical distribution, marketing, home video, and unit specializing in independent film called, Fineline Features.

Recent releases

  • The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  • Elf
  • About Schmidt
  • Dungeons & Dragons and its upcoming sequel.
  • The Austin Powers franchise
  • The Rush Hour franchise
  • Blade and its sequels
  • Past notable releases

  • Mondo Trasho (1969) & Pink Flamingos (1972) by John Waters
  • The Mask starring Jim Carrey
  • The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films
  • The Nightmare On Elm Street series
  • Nightmare on Elm Street was New Line's first commercially-successful series, leading the company to be nicknamed "The House that Freddy Built".

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