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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 $29,513,666
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 $24,701,013
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 $39,600,982 Wings of Courage $4,570,769
1996 17 0.69% $40,200,823 9,095,201 $72,033,992 Lone Star $12,928,474
1997 19 0.35% $21,998,981 4,792,797 $37,958,952 Across The Sea of Time $4,866,837
1998 20 0.67% $45,583,526 9,719,292 $76,976,793 The Spanish Prisoner $10,162,034
1999 17 0.36% $26,333,037 5,183,660 $41,054,587 Central do Brasil $5,274,531
2000 22 0.66% $50,512,602 9,371,527 $74,222,494 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $13,450,791
2001 15 1.65% $136,897,646 24,186,856 $191,559,900 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $114,617,017
2002 17 0.24% $21,549,302 3,708,993 $29,375,225 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing $3,287,435
2003 17 0.33% $30,613,433 5,076,846 $40,208,620 Winged Migration $11,689,053
2004 17 0.24% $21,948,500 3,534,375 $27,992,250 House of Flying Daggers $4,157,199
2005 27 0.67% $59,151,102 9,227,925 $73,085,166 Kung Fu Hustle $17,104,669
2006 24 0.66% $60,666,220 9,262,007 $73,355,095 Capote $16,827,017
2007 23 0.40% $39,412,362 5,728,530 $45,369,958 Das Leben der Anderen $11,284,657
2008 24 0.42% $41,365,568 5,761,208 $45,628,767 Rachel Getting Married $10,307,424
2009 26 0.46% $49,395,750 6,586,088 $52,161,817 An Education $7,883,524
2010 26 0.64% $67,356,802 8,536,968 $67,612,787 Get Low $9,111,488
2011 23 0.89% $90,313,457 11,388,821 $90,199,462 Midnight in Paris $56,377,732
2012 22 0.50% $54,651,016 6,865,694 $54,376,296 To Rome with Love $16,684,352
2013 19 0.63% $68,637,705 8,442,512 $66,864,695 Blue Jasmine $32,744,634
2014 21 0.43% $45,097,849 5,519,923 $43,717,790 Magic in the Moonlight $10,534,510
2015 23 0.53% $60,018,082 7,119,571 $56,387,002 Still Alice $18,656,400
2016 11 0.45% $22,755,495 2,699,342 $21,378,789 The Lady in the Van $10,021,175

Upcoming Releases

Release DateMovieGenreDomestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

June, 2016

June 24 Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words (Limited) Documentary    

July, 2016

July 8 Our Little Sister (Limited) Drama    

August, 2016

August 26 The Hollars (Limited) Drama