Paramount Pictures is a film production company that was founded in 1912. The company expanded to television production in 1968. They are owned by ViacomCBS and formerly owned by predecessors such as two iterations of Viacom and Paramount Communications. They are the second longest-running film production company behind Universal


  • Their name is, coincidentally, a real word that is commonly used as a synonym of important. It's not clear if their name truly plays into this definition or not.
  • Their logo has been labeled as Paramountain (which can be considered roughly eponymous to the name of the company)
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