When Did Blumhouse Get Popular?
Blumhouse Productions first gained significant attention with the release of Paranormal Activity in 2007.
Made on a shoestring budget of just $15,000, the film grossed over $193 million worldwide, showing the potential of low-budget films to make a significant impact.
This success laid the groundwork for the future, establishing its reputation for turning modest investments into blockbuster hits.
Best Known Movies
Get Out (2017)
Directed by Jordan Peele, this socially conscious horror film was a critical and commercial triumph, earning $255 million on a $4.5 million budget and winning the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.
The Purge Series (2013-present)
This dystopian horror franchise explores a society where all crime is legal for one night each year.
The series has been a massive success, spawning several sequels and a television show.
Insidious Series (2010-present)
Another hit horror franchise, Insidious has become known for its chilling scares and innovative storytelling, earning a substantial following and multiple sequels.
Demonstrating Blumhouse’s range, this intense drama about a young drummer and his demanding music teacher won three Academy Awards and received widespread critical acclaim.
The Invisible Man (2020)
This modern take on the classic horror character was praised for its inventive storytelling and strong performance from Elisabeth Moss, grossing $143 million worldwide.
Main Bloomhouse Collaborators
Blumhouse has formed several key partnerships throughout its history. One of its most significant collaborators is Universal Pictures, with whom it signed a 10-year first-look deal in 2014.
This partnership has resulted in the distribution of many of Blumhouse’s biggest hits, including Get Out and The Invisible Man.
The company has also worked closely with talented directors and actors, including James Wan, Leigh Whannell, and Ethan Hawke, forming lasting relationships that have resulted in multiple successful projects.
Although not a frequent collaborator, Jordan Peele’s work with Blumhouse on Get Out was a landmark moment for both parties.
The film’s critical and commercial success showcased the potential of the company to produce culturally significant content that challenges and engages audiences.