Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a movie-making monster. The producer of Godzilla is a unit of Sony Corporation of America , the US arm of Japanese electronics giant Sony . It operates Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group , which includes Columbia Pictures (big budget films); Screen Gems (midsized budget); Sony Pictures Classics (small budget); and marketing and acquisitions unit TriStar Pictures. Its film library contains more than 3,500 titles, including classics such as Bridge on the River Kwai and Lawrence of Arabia . Other holdings include operations devoted to TV ( Sony Pictures Television ), DVDs ( Sony Pictures Home Entertainment ), digital production ( Sony Digital Production ), and online video ( Crackle ).

Geographic Reach

SPE distributes content in approximately 160 countries throughout the globe.


This company defrays the high costs of production and distribution by partnering with other movie studios.

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10202 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232-3119
Phone: 1 (310) 244-4000
Fax: 1 (310) 244-2626


  • Employer Type: Subsidiary
  • Chairman and CEO: Anthony J. Vinciquerra
  • SEVP and CFO: Philip Rowley
  • Chairman and CEO: Anthony J. Vinciquerra
  • Employees: 4,200

Major Office Locations

  • Culver City, CA

Other Locations

  • Canoga Park, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Torrance, CA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Haddon Heights, NJ
  • Inwood, NY
  • Richardson, TX
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