Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (CPII) is an American film production and distribution studio. Columbia Pictures now forms part of the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group, owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Sony. It is one of the leading film studios in the world, a member of the so-called Big Six. It was one of the so-called Little Three among the eight major film studios of Hollywood's Golden Age.

Columbia Pictures was responsible for the release and distribution for all of Sony Pictures Animation's films, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.

In Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and its sequel, the Columbia Torch Lady is hit off her stand by a giant banana.