kids encyclopedia robot

Relativity Media facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Relativity Media LLC
Independent LLC
Industry Entertainment
Movie studio
Founded 2004
Founder Ryan Kavanaugh
Headquarters ,
United States
Key people
Ryan Kavanaugh, Founder/CEO
Tucker Tooley (President)
Ron Burkle, Principal Partner
Products Motion pictures, television programs
Owner Ron Burkle
Colbeck Capital
Number of employees
just below 200 (2012)
Divisions Rogue Life
Relativity Sports
Relativity Music Group
Relativity Interactive
TV Sales and Distribution
Rogue Film Network
Relativity DVD/Blu-ray
Subsidiaries Rogue Life LLC

Relativity Media (sometimes written as RelativityMedia and Relativity) is an American movie studio in West Hollywood, California. It acquires, develops, produces, and distributes movies and produces television programming. It was founded in 2004 by Ryan Kavanaugh.

On January 4, 2009, Relativity Media acquired the genre label Rogue Pictures from Universal, for a $150 million. On July 6, 2010, Relativity and Netflix announced a five-year-plus Pay-TV deal. The first two movies to stream on Netflix were The Fighter and Skyline.

On July 23, 2010 Relativity acquired the 45-person marketing and distribution staff of Starz’ Overture Films. On May 20, 2012, it was reported that Relativity and EuropaCorp signed a co-production and co-financing deal on two movies and Relativity will distribute in U.S. Relativity also has co-production deals with Atlas Entertainment and Virgin Produced.




  • Jack Goes Boating
  • Cost of a Soul(Distributed by Rogue)
  • Stone
  • Let Me In
  • The Warrior's Way (Distributed by Rogue)


Title US Release Genre Director Notes Budget Gross
Season of the Witch January 7, 2011 Supernatural Action Dominic Sena co-production with Atlas Entertainment and Distributed by Rogue $40,000,000 $91,627,228
Take Me Home Tonight March 4, 2011 Retro Comedy Michael Dowse co-production with Imagine Entertainment and Distributed by Rogue $19,000,000 $6,923,891
Limitless March 18, 2011 Thriller Neil Burger co-production with Rogue and Virgin Produced $27 million $161,849,455
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer June 10, 2011 Comedy John Schultz co-production with Smokewood Entertainment $20,000,000 $15,013,650
Shark Night 3D September 2, 2011 Thriller David R. Ellis co-production with Sierra Pictures Distributed by Rogue $25,000,000 $40,136,479
Machine Gun Preacher September 23, 2011 Biographical movie Marc Forster co-production with Virgin Produced $30,000,000 $2,527,904
Immortals November 11, 2011 Action fantasy Tarsem Singh co-production with Virgin Produced $75,000,000 $226,904,017


Title US Release Genre Director Notes Budget Gross
Haywire January 20, 2012 Action thriller Steven Soderbergh $23,000,000 $31,143,859
Act of Valor February 24, 2012 Action Mike McCoy & Scott Waugh co-production with Bandito Brothers $12,000,000 $80,419,713
Mirror Mirror March 30, 2012 Comedy fantasy Tarsem Singh $85,000,000 $162,148,385
The Raven April 27, 2012 Thriller James McTeigue co-production with FilmNation Entertainment, Intrepid Pictures and Distributed by Rogue $20,000,000 $22,479,542
House at the End of the Street September 21, 2012 Horror Mark Tonderai co-production with FilmNation Entertainment and Distributed by Rogue TBA TBA


Title US Release Genre Director Notes Budget Gross
Movie 43 January 25, 2013 Comedy Peter Farrelly co-production with Virgin Produced TBA TBA
Safe Haven February 8, 2013 Romantic thriller Lasse Hallström co-production with Temple Hill Entertainment TBA TBA
21 and Over March 15, 2013 Comedy Jon Lucas & Scott Moore co-production with Mandeville Films, Virgin Produced and SkyLand Entertainment $13,000,000 TBA
Out of the Furnace 2013 Thriller Scott Cooper co-production with Appian Way and Scott Free TBA TBA
Paranoia September 27, 2013 Thriller Robert Luketic co-production with IM Global TBA TBA
Malavita 2013 Comedy-drama Luc Besson co-production with EuropaCorp TBA TBA


Title US Release Genre Director Notes Budget Gross
Stretch Armstrong April 11, 2014 Superhero Breck Eisner co-production with Hasbro Studios TBA TBA

Movies In-Development

  • Three Days to Kill (currently titled)
  • Acacia: The War with the Mein
  • Tunnels
  • Hack/Slash
  • The Crow (Remake)
  • Ness/Capone
  • Voltron: Defender of the Universe
  • Timeless
  • Goliath
  • The Bible Code
  • Afterburn
  • Ecstasia
  • The Most Wonderful Time
  • Wright Girls
  • Hunter Killer

Highest grossing movies

Movie Release Budget (estimated) Gross (worldwide)
Immortals November 11, 2011 $75 million $226,904,017 million
Mirror Mirror March 30, 2012 $85 million $162,148,385 million
Limitless March 18, 2011 $27 million $161,849,455 million
The Fighter December 10, 2010 $25 million $129,190,869 million
Season of the Witch January 7, 2011 $40 million $91,627,228 million
Act of Valor February 24, 2012 $12 Million $80,419,713 million
Skyline November 12, 2010 $10–20 million million $67,520,213 million
Shark Night 3D September 2, 2011 $25 million $40,136,479 million
Haywire January 20, 2012 $23 million $31,143,859 million
The Raven April 27, 2012 $26 million $22,304,765 million

Production Company






  • The Invited
  • The Spy Next Door (with Lions Gate Films)
  • Dear John (with Screen Gems)
  • The Wolfman (with Universal Pictures)
  • Green Zone (with Universal Pictures, StudioCanal and Working Title Films)
  • MacGruber (with Rogue Pictures)
  • The Bounty Hunter (with Columbia Pictures and Original Film)
  • Repo Men (with Universal Pictures)
  • Nanny McPhee Returns (with Universal Pictures, Working Title movies and StudioCanal)
  • Robin Hood (with Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Scott Free Productions)
  • Get Him to the Greek (with Universal Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment and Apatow Productions)
  • Grown Ups (with Columbia Pictures and Happy Madison Productions)
  • Salt (with Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Original Film and DiBonaventura Productions)Films
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (with Universal Pictures and Big Talk Films)
  • Charlie St. Cloud (with Universal Pictures)
  • The Social Network (with Columbia Pictures)
  • My Soul to Take
  • Skyline
  • The Fighter (with Paramount Pictures; US distribution only)
  • Little Fockers (with Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures)


  • Season of the Witch
  • Sanctum (with Universal Pictures and Wayfare Entertainment)
  • Paul (with Universal Pictures, Working Title Films and Big Talk Films)
  • Limitless
  • Battle: Los Angeles (with Columbia Pictures and Original movie)
  • Hop (with Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment)
  • Bridesmaids (with Universal Pictures and Apatow Productions)
  • Cowboys & Aliens (with Columbia Pictures, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Imagine Entertainment, DiBonaventura Productions and Platinum Studios)
  • The Change-Up (with Universal Pictures and Original Film)
  • Tower Heist (with Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment)
  • Johnny English Reborn (with Universal Pictures, StudioCanal and Working Title Films)
  • Anonymous (with Columbia Pictures and Centropolis Entertainment)
  • Immortals


  • Mirror Mirror
  • Haywire
  • 21 and Over
  • House at the End of the Street
  • Contraband (co-production with Universal Pictures and Working Title Films)
  • 21 Jump Street (co-production with Columbia Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Original Film)
  • Wanderlust (co-production with Universal Pictures and Apatow Productions)
  • Safe House (co-production with Universal Pictures)
  • American Reunion (co-production with Universal Pictures)
  • The Five-Year Engagement (co-production with Universal Pictures and Apatow Productions)
  • That's My Boy (co-production with Columbia Pictures and Happy Madison Productions)
  • Savages (co-production with Universal Pictures)
  • The Bourne Legacy (co-production with Universal Pictures and The Kennedy/Marshall Company)
kids search engine
Relativity Media Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.