Walt Disney PicturesWalt Disney Pictures (also known as Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production) is an American film studio and a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios, which is owned by The Walt Disney Company. The subsidiary is the flagship producer of live-action feature films within the Walt Disney Studios unit, and is based at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. Animated films produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios are also released under this brand. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures distributes and markets the films produced by Walt Disney Pictures.
Disney began producing live-action films in the 1950s, under the company's all-encompassing name, Walt Disney Productions. The live-action division took on its current name of Walt Disney Pictures in 1983, when Disney reorganized its entire studio division; which included the separation from the feature animation division and the subsequent creation of Touchstone Pictures.
The 2019 remake of ''The Lion King'' is the studio's highest-grossing film worldwide with $1.6 billion, and ''Pirates of the Caribbean'' is the studio's most successful franchise, with five films earning a total of over $4.5 billion in worldwide box office gross. Provided by Wikipedia