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Foundation date 1 january 1996
Creator Tom Hanks
Creator Gary Goetzman

Playtone Entertainement, est une société de production américaine fondée en 1996 par l'acteur Tom Hanks et le producteur Gary Goetzman.

Cette société fut nommée "Playtone" d'après le nom d'une société fictive du film That Thing You Do! réalisé par Tom Hanks en 1996.

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Filmography of Playtone (25 films)

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Lily James, Julie Walters

Sur l'île paradisiaque de Kalokairi, Sophie, qui a du mal à gérer sa grossesse, va trouver le réconfort auprès des amies de sa mère Donna, qui vont lui conseiller de prendre exemple sur le parcours de cette dernière.
Lizzie
Lizzie (2018)

Directed by Craig William Macneill
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Crime
Actors Chloë Sevigny, Kristen Stewart, Fiona Shaw, Jamey Sheridan, Kim Dickens, Denis O'Hare

L'histoire vraie de Lizzie Borden, accusée, puis acquittée, du double meurtre de son père et de sa belle-mère en 1892.
The Circle
The Circle (2017)
, 1h50
Directed by James Ponsoldt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Social science fiction
Themes Films about computing, Films set in the future, Sécurité informatique, Dystopian films
Actors Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Patton Oswalt, Bill Paxton

Mae Holland est engagée dans le groupe de services technologiques le plus important au monde, appelé Le Cercle. Elle est bientôt encouragée par le créateur, Eamon Bailey, à participer à une expérience où ses choix auront une influence significative sur la vie privée de ses proches et leur liberté individuelle.
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House, 1h43
Directed by Peter Landesman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Historical
Themes Spy films, Films about journalists, Politique, Political films
Actors Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Tony Goldwyn, Maika Monroe, Kate Walsh, Josh Lucas

En 1973, l'agent du FBI Mark Felt va, anonymement sous le nom de Gorge profonde, aider les journalistes du Washington Post Carl Bernstein et Bob Woodward à révéler le scandale du Watergate.
A Hologram for the King, 1h37
Directed by Tom Tykwer
Origin German
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Tom Skerritt, Tom Hanks, Sarita Choudhury, Ben Whishaw, Dhafer El Abidine, Rolf Saxon

The film tells the story of a washed-up, desperate American salesman who travels to Saudi Arabia to secure the IT contract for a massive new complex being built in the middle of the desert.
Ithaca
Ithaca (2016)
, 1h36
Directed by Meg Ryan
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Sam Shepard, Meg Ryan, Jack Quaid, Melanie Griffith, Hamish Linklater, Tom Hanks

En 1940, la famille Macauley est composée d'une veuve et de ses quatre enfants. L'ainé part au combat, et le cadet livre des télégrammes dans la ville d'Ithaca en Californie. Suite au départ de son grand frère, du décès de son père, il veille sur sa mère, sa sœur et son petit frère.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, 1h33
Directed by Kirk Jones (réalisateur britannique)
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays, Films about marriage
Actors John Corbett, Ian Gomez, Nia Vardalos, John Stamos, Bruce Gray, Alex Wolff

Un secret de famille longtemps dissimulé va réunir tout le monde pour un mariage encore plus grand que le premier...
Parkland
Parkland (2013)
, 1h32
Directed by Peter Landesman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Historical, Politic
Themes Assassinat, Films about families, Medical-themed films, Politique, Political films
Actors Zac Efron, Tom Welling, Jacki Weaver, Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton, James Badge Dale

Parkland weaves together the perspectives of a handful of ordinary individuals suddenly thrust into extraordinary circumstances: the young doctors and nurses at Parkland Hospital; Dallas’s chief of the Secret Service; an unwitting cameraman who captured what became the most famous home movie in history; the FBI agents who were visited by Lee Harvey Oswald before the shooting; the brother of Lee Harvey Oswald, left to deal with his shattered family; and JFK’s security team, witnesses to both the president’s death and Vice President Lyndon Johnson’s rise to power.
Rise of the Guardians, 1h37
Directed by Peter A. Ramsey
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Christmas films, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Les fées, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Santa Claus in film
Actors Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, Jude Law, Dakota Goyo

Jack Frost is awakened from the depths of a frozen pond with amnesia. Upon discovering no one can see or hear him however, he wanders off alone. Three hundred years later Jack, as the spirit of Winter, enjoys delivering snow days to school kids, but resents that they do not believe in him and still cannot see him. At the North Pole, the Man in the Moon warns Nicholas St. North (Santa Claus) that Pitch Black, the Boogeyman, is threatening the children of the world with his nightmares. He calls E. Aster Bunnymund (the Easter Bunny), the Sandman/Sandy, and Tooth, the Toothfairy, to arms. They are then told that Jack Frost has been selected to be a new Guardian. Jack is unimpressed by this position, as he feels wronged for not being believed in, but North convinces him to aid them in facing Pitch.
Game Change, 1h58
Directed by Jay Roach
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Ed Harris, Peter MacNicol, Jamey Sheridan, Sarah Paulson

The film opens in 2010 with a frame story: Republican strategist Steve Schmidt is being interviewed by Anderson Cooper for 60 Minutes. Cooper poses a difficult question regarding former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin: was she selected because she would make the best vice president or because she would win the election?
Larry Crowne, 1h39
Directed by Tom Hanks
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Taraji P. Henson, Cedric the Entertainer, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wilmer Valderrama

Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks), a middle-aged Navy veteran, is fired from his job at a big-box store due to a lack of college education, despite his seniority and satisfactory work. Larry, who is divorced and lives alone, cannot find a job and could lose his house. Larry's neighbor, Lamar (Cedric the Entertainer), advises him to enroll in the local community college and get an education.
Where the Wild Things Are, 1h41
Directed by Spike Jonze
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Children's films
Actors Max Records, Lauren Ambrose, Chris Cooper, Paul Dano, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara

The film begins with Max, a lonely nine-year-old boy with an active imagination whose parents are divorced, wearing a wolf costume and chasing his dog. His older sister, Claire, does nothing when her friends crush Max's snow fort (with him inside) during a snowball fight. Out of frustration, Max messes up her bedroom and destroys a frame that he had made for her. At school, Max's teacher teaches him and his classmates about the eventual death of the sun. Later on, his mother, Connie, invites her boyfriend Adrian to dinner. Max becomes upset with his mother for not coming to the fort he made in his room. He wears his wolf costume, acts like an animal, and demands to be fed. When his mother gets upset, he throws a tantrum and bites her on the shoulder. She yells at him and he runs away, scared by what has transpired. At the edge of a pond Max finds a small boat that he boards.
My Life in Ruins, 1h35
Directed by Donald Petrie
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Le thème des vacances
Actors Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Alexis Georgoulis, Harland Williams, Rachel Dratch, Caroline Goodall

Georgia (Nia Vardalos) is a Greek American tour guide who is leading a tour around Greece with an assorted group of misfit tourists who would rather buy a T-shirt than learn about history and culture. In a clash of personalities and cultures, everything seems to go wrong, until one day when an older traveller named Irv Gideon (Richard Dreyfuss), shows her how to have fun, and to take a good look at the last person she would ever expect to find love with, her Greek bus driver (Alexis Georgoulis).
Surfer, Dude, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Surfing films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Alexie Gilmore, Scott Glenn, Travis Fimmel, Jeffrery Nordling, Willie Nelson

Surfer, Dude is the story of Steve Addington, a soul-searching surfer who experiences an existential crisis when no waves come for over a month.
City of Ember, 1h30
Directed by Gil Kenan
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Children's films, Disaster films
Actors Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins, Harry Treadaway, Bill Murray, Martin Landau, Mackenzie Crook

In the midst of an unspecified catastrophe, an underground city is constructed to shelter a large group of survivors, with secret instructions to future generations in a small box timed to open 200 years later. This box is entrusted to the mayor of the City of Ember. Each mayor, in turn, passes the box on to his or her successor. Over time, the significance of the box is forgotten, and the succession is broken when the seventh mayor dies before revealing the importance of the box. The box opens at the allotted time, but goes unnoticed. 41 years after the box opens, Ember's electric generator begins to fail, and the reserves of canned goods and light bulbs are depleted.