The Weinstein Company or TWC was an American independent film studio, originally founded in New York City by Bob and Harvey Weinstein in 2005.

The Weinstein Company was founded in March 15, 2005 after Harvey and Bob Weinstein left Miramax Films, which they co-founded. in 1979. The Weinstein Company distributed two of Quentin Tarantino's films, Django Unchained and Inglourious Basterds

Following the revelations of sexual harassment, assault and rape from October 2017, Harvey Weinstein was fired by the company. In the fallout of the scandal, the studio struggled to close a deal to be acquired. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on March 19, 2018 and was considering a $310 million stalking horse offer with Lantern Capital. On the 1st of May 2018, Lantern Capital emerged as the winner of the studio's bankruptcy auction. Lantern closed the acquisition on 16 July 2018, changing its name to Lantern Entertainment, which is the current name of the company.

Highest-grossing filmsEdit

Rank Title Year Domestic gross Notes
1 Django Unchained 2012 $162,805,434 Jointly released with Columbia Pictures internationally.
2 The King's Speech 2010 $138,797,449
3 Silver Linings Playbook 2012 $132,092,958
4 Inglourious Basterds 2009 $120,540,719 Jointly released with Universal Pictures internationally.
5 The Butler 2013 $116,632,095
6 The Imitation Game 2014 $91,125,683
7 Scary Movie 4 2006 $90,710,620 Released under Dimension Films brand, jointly released with Buena Vista Pictures internationally.
8 Paddington 2015 $76,223,578 Produced in the United Kingdom by StudioCanal
9 1408 2007 $71,985,628 Released under Dimension Films brand, co-distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
10 Halloween 2007 $58,272,029
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