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Sydney Pollack

1973-Present (data for The Yakuza, etc. is unavailable.)


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 37 The Yakuza WB n/a - n/a - 3/19/75
2 22 Bobby Deerfield Col. $9,300,000 - n/a - 9/29/77
3 30 Breaking and Entering Wein. $930,469 95 n/a 1 12/15/06
4 36 Margaret FoxS $46,495 14 $7,525 2 9/30/11
5 34 Sketches of Frank Gehry
(executive)
SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
6 25 Iris
(executive)
Mira. $5,594,617 220 $23,144 2 12/14/01
7 11 Absence of Malice Col. $40,716,963 994 $97,667 2 11/20/81
8 35 Forty Shades of Blue
(executive)
Vita. $75,828 7 $11,940 3 9/30/05
9 32 Heaven
(executive)
Mira. $784,399 38 $51,909 4 10/4/02
10 19 The Quiet American
(executive)
Mira. $12,988,801 396 $101,663 6 11/22/02
11 9 Michael Clayton WB $49,033,882 2,585 $719,910 15 10/5/07
12 10 Sense and Sensibility
(executive)
Sony $43,182,776 1,054 $721,341 70 12/15/95
13 28 Up at the Villa
(executive)
USA $2,933,161 112 $339,819 89 5/5/00
14 17 White Palace
(executive)
Uni. $17,487,531 892 $1,078,697 99 10/19/90
15 20 Sliding Doors Mira. $11,841,544 522 $834,817 117 4/24/98
16 33 Blow Dry
(executive)
Mira. $637,769 157 $240,166 157 3/9/01
17 24 Searching for Bobby Fischer
(executive)
Par. $7,266,383 233 $1,121,354 219 8/13/93
18 29 Leaving Normal
(executive)
Uni. $1,514,114 362 $474,220 362 5/1/92
19 12 Dead Again
(executive)
Par. $38,016,380 940 $3,479,395 450 8/23/91
20 31 Songwriter TriS $865,915 499 $497,406 499 10/12/84
21 23 Havana Uni. $9,243,140 835 $2,175,360 824 12/14/90
22 16 Honeysuckle Rose
(executive)
WB $17,815,212 - $2,189,966 826 7/18/80
23 15 The Fabulous Baker Boys
(executive)
Fox $18,428,904 860 $3,313,815 858 10/13/89
24 4 Out of Africa Uni. $87,071,205 1,102 $3,637,290 922 12/20/85
25 1 Tootsie Col. $177,200,000 1,222 $5,540,470 943 12/17/82
26 26 Birthday Girl
(executive)
Mira. $5,142,576 1,000 $2,370,809 1,000 2/1/02
27 18 Bright Lights, Big City UA $16,118,077 1,199 $5,126,791 1,196 4/1/88
28 21 Flesh and Bone
(executive)
Par. $9,709,451 1,200 $4,517,066 1,200 11/5/93
29 27 Catch a Fire
(executive)
Focus $4,299,773 1,306 $2,026,997 1,305 10/27/06
30 5 Presumed Innocent WB $86,303,188 1,451 $11,718,981 1,349 7/27/90
31 13 King Ralph
(executive)
Uni. $34,002,045 1,646 $8,327,550 1,617 2/15/91
32 8 Sabrina Par. $53,672,080 1,976 $5,563,259 1,821 12/15/95
33 3 Cold Mountain Mira. $95,636,509 2,802 $14,574,213 2,163 12/25/03
34 6 The Talented Mr. Ripley
(executive)
Par. $81,298,265 2,369 $12,738,237 2,307 12/25/99
35 2 The Firm Par. $158,348,367 2,393 $25,400,000 2,393 7/2/93
36 14 Random Hearts Sony $31,502,583 2,697 $13,012,585 2,697 10/8/99
37 7 The Interpreter
(executive)
Uni. $72,708,161 2,814 $22,822,455 2,758 4/22/05
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (36): $1,202,155,872
Average: $33,393,219
Opening Gross Average (17): $8,532,697 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Tootsie Col. $463,767,100 $177,200,000 12/17/82
2 The Firm Par. $311,724,400 $158,348,367 7/2/93
3 Out of Africa Uni. $192,033,200 $87,071,205 12/20/85
4 Presumed Innocent WB $166,281,600 $86,303,188 7/27/90
5 Cold Mountain Mira. $125,689,800 $95,636,509 12/25/03
6 The Talented Mr. Ripley Par. $125,454,600 $81,298,265 12/25/99
7 Absence of Malice Col. $113,493,600 $40,716,963 11/20/81
8 Sabrina Par. $99,581,600 $53,672,080 12/15/95
9 The Interpreter Uni. $92,444,900 $72,708,161 4/22/05
10 Sense and Sensibility Sony $79,712,600 $43,182,776 12/15/95
11 Dead Again Par. $73,594,700 $38,016,380 8/23/91
12 King Ralph Uni. $65,823,400 $34,002,045 2/15/91
13 Michael Clayton WB $57,592,200 $49,033,882 10/5/07
14 Honeysuckle Rose WB $53,975,500 $17,815,212 7/18/80
15 Random Hearts Sony $50,540,600 $31,502,583 10/8/99
16 The Fabulous Baker Boys Fox $37,832,600 $18,428,904 10/13/89
17 Bobby Deerfield Col. $33,988,800 $9,300,000 9/29/77
18 White Palace Uni. $33,693,500 $17,487,531 10/19/90
19 Bright Lights, Big City UA $31,961,600 $16,118,077 4/1/88
20 Sliding Doors Mira. $20,577,500 $11,841,544 4/24/98
21 Flesh and Bone Par. $19,114,000 $9,709,451 11/5/93
22 Havana Uni. $17,845,300 $9,243,140 12/14/90
23 The Quiet American Mira. $17,573,000 $12,988,801 11/22/02
24 Searching for Bobby Fischer Par. $14,304,600 $7,266,383 8/13/93
25 Iris Mira. $7,847,900 $5,594,617 12/14/01
26 Birthday Girl Mira. $7,213,800 $5,142,576 2/1/02
27 Catch a Fire Focus $5,350,100 $4,299,773 10/27/06
28 Up at the Villa USA $4,435,100 $2,933,161 5/5/00
29 Leaving Normal Uni. $2,973,500 $1,514,114 5/1/92
30 Songwriter TriS $2,100,400 $865,915 10/12/84
31 Breaking and Entering Wein. $1,102,200 $930,469 12/15/06
32 Heaven Mira. $1,100,300 $784,399 10/4/02
33 Blow Dry Mira. $918,300 $637,769 3/9/01
34 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $546,600 $439,309 5/12/06
35 Forty Shades of Blue Vita. $96,400 $75,828 9/30/05
36 Margaret FoxS $47,700 $46,495 9/30/11
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $2,332,333,000
Average: $64,787,000


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Firm Par. $270.2 $158.3 58.6% $111.9 41.4% 1993
Presumed Innocent WB $221.3 $86.3 39% $135.0 61% 1990
Cold Mountain Mira. $173.0 $95.6 55.3% $77.4 44.7% 2003
The Interpreter Uni. $162.9 $72.7 44.6% $90.2 55.4% 2005
Sense and Sensibility Sony $134.6 $43.2 32.1% $91.4 67.9% 1995
The Talented Mr. Ripley Par. $128.8 $81.3 63.1% $47.5 36.9% 1999
Out of Africa Uni. $128.5 $87.1 67.8% $41.4 32.2% 1985
Michael Clayton WB $93.0 $49.0 52.7% $44.0 47.3% 2007
Random Hearts Sony $74.6 $31.5 42.2% $43.1 57.8% 1999
King Ralph Uni. $52.5 $34.0 64.8% $18.5 35.2% 1991
The Quiet American Mira. $27.7 $13.0 46.9% $14.7 53.1% 2002
Birthday Girl Mira. $16.2 $5.1 31.8% $11.0 68.2% 2002
Iris Mira. $16.2 $5.6 34.6% $10.6 65.4% 2001
Breaking and Entering Wein. $9.0 $930k 10.4% $8.0 89.6% 2006
Catch a Fire Focus $5.7 $4.3 75.3% $1.4 24.7% 2006
Up at the Villa USA $3.7 $2.9 78.4% $807k 21.6% 2000
Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $835k $439k 52.6% $396k 47.4% 2006
Heaven Mira. $784k $784k 100% n/a 0% 2002
Blow Dry Mira. $638k $638k 100% n/a 0% 2001
Forty Shades of Blue Vita. $173k $75.8k 43.9% $96.7k 56.1% 2005
Margaret FoxS $46.5k $46.5k 100% n/a 0% 2011
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $1,520.4 million




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