Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) markets and distributes NBC Universal’s contemporary and classic theatrical and television product around the globe, spanning properties from the company’s Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Media Studios as well as original live-action and animated content from Universal 1440 Entertainment and UPHE Content Group and films for select partners, including Paramount Home Entertainment, STX Entertainment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Mattel, among others. The Company is also leading the way in exploring innovative technologies and in developing and adapting dynamic new initiatives for the evolving home entertainment market, including the latest 4K Ultra High-Definition Blu-ray format and Movies Anywhere, the industry’s revolutionary digital storage app.
UPHE has direct operating companies in the US, UK, Belgium, Canada, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, New Zealand and Japan. The Company also has distribution partnerships in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Spain and Russia, and sells and distributes home entertainment product via licensees covering an additional 52 territories.
UPHE’s vast 4,000-plus title catalog is among the largest and most celebrated in the industry, comprising a wide variety of titles and genres. Among its most-prized properties are the film franchises: 50 Shades of Grey,Despicable Me, Pitch Perfect, The Fast and the Furious, Jurassic Park, The Purge,The Bourne series,American Pie, Meet the Parents, Curious George, Bring It On, The Land Before Time, and the legendary classic monster movies.
Some of UPHE’s latest high-profile offerings include First Man, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, 50 Shades Freed, Get Out, Darkest Hour, Sing, Captain Underpants, Straight Outta Compton, Boss Baby, Fate of the Furious, The Danish Girl, Jurassic World, Minions, Secret Life of Pets andTrainwreck, as well as all available seasons of such acclaimed television series as “Will and Grace,” “Shooter,” “The Sinner,” “Mr. Robot,” “Suits,” “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D,” “Chicago Med,” “Shades of Blue,” “Bates Motel,” “The Magicians,”“Psych,” “Parks and Recreation,”“The Office,” and“30 Rock.”