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Box Office History for Sony Pictures Classics

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

Note: Figures for 2016 are at an annualized rate.

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2016, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Dec 8, 2000 Action PG-13 $128,067,808 $191,747,634
2 Midnight in Paris May 20, 2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $56,816,662 $60,397,275
3 Capote Sep 30, 2005 Drama R $28,750,530 $37,337,751
4 Blue Jasmine Jul 26, 2013 Comedy PG-13 $33,404,871 $34,634,166
5 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun Jul 11, 1997 Documentary G $18,798,682 $32,311,339
6 Across The Sea of Time Oct 20, 1995 Drama G $16,015,639 $29,537,565
7 Wings of Courage Apr 21, 1995 Drama G $15,057,031 $28,325,458
8 Lone Star Jun 21, 1996 Drama R $12,961,389 $24,718,151
9 Cirque du Soleil - Journey of Man May 5, 2000 Musical G $15,626,076 $23,743,685
10 Kung Fu Hustle Apr 8, 2005 Action R $17,104,669 $22,494,907
11 Still Alice Jan 16, 2015 Drama PG-13 $18,656,400 $18,656,400
12 The Spanish Prisoner Apr 3, 1998 Drama PG $10,162,034 $18,265,652
13 To Rome with Love Jun 22, 2012 Romantic Comedy R $16,684,352 $17,669,482
14 Friends with Money Apr 7, 2006 Comedy R $13,368,437 $17,205,478
15 Winged Migration Apr 18, 2003 Documentary G $11,689,053 $16,341,412
16 Volver Nov 3, 2006 Comedy R $12,899,867 $16,099,496
17 Rachel Getting Married Oct 3, 2008 Drama R $12,796,861 $14,900,008
18 House of Flying Daggers Dec 3, 2004 Action PG-13 $11,050,094 $14,708,411
19 An Education Oct 9, 2009 Drama PG-13 $12,574,914 $13,873,546
20 Das Leben der Anderen Feb 9, 2007 Drama R $11,284,657 $13,826,979
21 Whiplash Oct 10, 2014 Drama R $13,092,006 $13,279,813
22 Todo sobre mi madre Nov 5, 1999 Drama R $8,264,530 $13,129,388
23 Hable con ella Nov 22, 2002 Drama R $9,284,265 $13,101,459
24 Pollock Dec 15, 2000 Drama R $8,596,914 $12,807,530
25 Foxcatcher Nov 14, 2014 Drama R $12,096,300 $12,349,056
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 14 0.41% $21,750,572 5,000,124 $42,151,045 Wings of Courage $4,570,769
1996 17 0.69% $40,200,823 9,095,201 $76,672,544 Lone Star $12,928,474
1997 19 0.35% $21,998,981 4,792,797 $40,403,279 Across The Sea of Time $4,866,837
1998 20 0.67% $45,583,526 9,719,292 $81,933,632 The Spanish Prisoner $10,162,034
1999 17 0.36% $26,333,037 5,183,660 $43,698,254 Central do Brasil $5,274,531
2000 22 0.67% $50,512,602 9,371,527 $79,001,973 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $13,450,791
2001 15 1.65% $136,897,646 24,186,856 $203,895,196 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $114,617,017
2002 17 0.24% $21,549,302 3,708,993 $31,266,811 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing $3,287,435
2003 17 0.33% $30,613,433 5,076,846 $42,797,812 Winged Migration $11,689,053
2004 17 0.24% $21,948,500 3,534,375 $29,794,781 House of Flying Daggers $4,157,199
2005 27 0.67% $59,151,102 9,227,925 $77,791,408 Kung Fu Hustle $17,104,669
2006 24 0.66% $60,666,220 9,262,007 $78,078,719 Capote $16,827,017
2007 23 0.40% $39,412,362 5,728,530 $48,291,508 Das Leben der Anderen $11,284,657
2008 24 0.42% $41,365,568 5,761,208 $48,566,983 Rachel Getting Married $10,307,424
2009 26 0.46% $49,395,750 6,586,088 $55,520,722 An Education $7,883,524
2010 26 0.64% $67,356,802 8,536,968 $71,966,640 Get Low $9,111,488
2011 23 0.89% $90,313,457 11,388,821 $96,007,761 Midnight in Paris $56,377,732
2012 22 0.50% $54,651,016 6,865,694 $57,877,800 To Rome with Love $16,684,352
2013 19 0.63% $68,637,705 8,442,512 $71,170,376 Blue Jasmine $32,744,634
2014 21 0.44% $45,097,849 5,519,923 $46,532,951 Magic in the Moonlight $10,534,510
2015 23 0.53% $60,018,082 7,119,571 $60,017,984 Still Alice $18,656,400
2016 16 0.34% $28,316,770 3,359,040 $28,316,707 The Lady in the Van $10,021,175

Upcoming Releases

Release DateMovieGenreDomestic
Box Office
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Trailer

October, 2016

October 28 The Eagle Huntress (Limited) Documentary   Play

November, 2016

November 11 Elle (Limited) Drama   Play

December, 2016

December 21 Julieta (Limited) Drama    
 
December 25 Toni Erdmann (Limited) Comedy    

January, 2017

January 20 The Red Turtle (Limited) Adventure    
 

December, 2017

During 2017 The Leisure Seeker (Limited)