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Sydney Pollack

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


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 19 The Yakuza WB n/a - n/a - 3/19/75
2 7 The Way We Were Col. $45,000,000 - n/a - 10/16/73
3 1 Tootsie Col. $177,200,000 1,222 $5,540,470 943 12/17/82
4 10 Three Days of the Condor Par. $27,476,252 - n/a - 9/24/75
5 18 This Property Is Condemned Par. n/a - n/a - 8/3/66
6 20 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? CRC n/a - n/a - 12/10/69
7 16 The Slender Thread Par. n/a - n/a - 12/23/65
8 13 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $439,309 21 $17,239 2 5/12/06
9 14 The Scalphunters UA n/a - n/a - 4/2/68
10 6 Sabrina Par. $53,672,080 1,976 $5,563,259 1,821 12/15/95
11 9 Random Hearts Sony $31,502,583 2,697 $13,012,585 2,697 10/8/99
12 3 Out of Africa Uni. $87,071,205 1,102 $3,637,290 922 12/20/85
13 17 Jeremiah Johnson WB n/a - n/a - 12/21/72
14 4 The Interpreter Uni. $72,708,161 2,814 $22,822,455 2,758 4/22/05
15 12 Havana Uni. $9,243,140 835 $2,175,360 824 12/14/90
16 2 The Firm Par. $158,348,367 2,393 $25,400,000 2,393 7/2/93
17 5 The Electric Horseman Col. $61,801,971 - n/a - 12/21/79
18 15 Castle Keep Col. n/a - n/a - 7/23/69
19 11 Bobby Deerfield Col. $9,300,000 - n/a - 9/29/77
20 8 Absence of Malice Col. $40,716,963 994 $97,667 2 11/20/81
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (13): $774,480,031
Average: $59,575,387
Opening Gross Average (7): $11,164,488 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Tootsie Col. $475,147,900 $177,200,000 12/17/82
2 The Firm Par. $319,374,100 $158,348,367 7/2/93
3 The Way We Were Col. $212,288,100 $45,000,000 10/16/73
4 The Electric Horseman Col. $205,596,200 $61,801,971 12/21/79
5 Out of Africa Uni. $196,745,700 $87,071,205 12/20/85
6 Absence of Malice Col. $116,278,800 $40,716,963 11/20/81
7 Three Days of the Condor Par. $111,915,500 $27,476,252 9/24/75
8 Sabrina Par. $102,025,300 $53,672,080 12/15/95
9 The Interpreter Uni. $94,713,500 $72,708,161 4/22/05
10 Random Hearts Sony $51,780,800 $31,502,583 10/8/99
11 Bobby Deerfield Col. $34,822,900 $9,300,000 9/29/77
12 Havana Uni. $18,283,200 $9,243,140 12/14/90
13 Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $560,000 $439,309 5/12/06
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $1,939,532,000
Average: $149,194,800


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Firm Par. $270.2 $158.3 58.6% $111.9 41.4% 1993
The Interpreter Uni. $162.9 $72.7 44.6% $90.2 55.4% 2005
Out of Africa Uni. $128.5 $87.1 67.8% $41.4 32.2% 1985
Random Hearts Sony $74.6 $31.5 42.2% $43.1 57.8% 1999
Sketches of Frank Gehry SPC $835k $439k 52.6% $396k 47.4% 2006
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $637.1 million




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