SIC Code 7822 Motion Picture and Video Tape Distribution




Establishments primarily engaged in the distribution (rental or sale) of theatrical and nontheatrical motion picture films or in the distribution of video tapes and disks, except to the general public.

Cross References

Establishments engaged in both distribution and production are classified in Industry 7812. Establishments primarily engaged in renting video tapes and disks to the general public are classified in Industry 7841, and those engaged in the sale of video tapes and disks to individuals for personal or household use are classified in Retail Trade, Industry 5735.

Illustrative Examples

Film exchanges, motion picture, Motion picture distribution, exclusive of production, Rental of motion picture film, Tape distribution for television Tapes, video, recorded-wholesale, Video tapes, recorded-wholesale

Sample Business Listings

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 782201Television Program Distributors
  • 782202Motion Picture Film-distrs & Exchs
  • 782203Newsreels

7-digit SIC

  • 7822001Motion Picture & Video Tape Distribution
  • 7822002Motion Picture Distribution
  • 7822003Video Tapes, Recorded-wholesale
  • 7822004Television & Video Tape Distribution
  • 7822005Film Exchange Services
  • 7822006Television Program Distributors
  • 7822007Film Exchange For Television-motion Picture
  • 7822008Motion Picture Film-distrs & Exchs
  • 7822009Newsreels
  • 7822010Film Exchange, Motion Picture
  • 7822011Film Rental Services
  • 7822012Film Rental For Television-motion Picture
  • 7822013Film Rental, Motion Picture
  • 7822014Television-motion Picture-distribution
  • 7822015Television Tape Distribution
  • 7822016Production-motion Picture-distribution

8-digit SIC

  • 78220000Motion Picture And Tape Distribution
  • 78220100Film Exchange Services
  • 78220101Film Exchange, For Television: Motion Picture
  • 78220102Film Exchange, Motion Picture
  • 78220200Film Rental Services
  • 78220201Film Rental, For Television: Motion Picture
  • 78220202Film Rental, Motion Picture
  • 78220300Motion Picture Distribution
  • 78220301Distribution, Exclusive Of Production: Motion Picture
  • 78220302Distribution, For Television: Motion Picture
  • 78220400Television And Video Tape Distribution
  • 78220401Television Tape Distribution
  • 78220402Video Tapes, Recorded: Wholesale