Sydney Pollack

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $1,263,939,047 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #82)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Firm (Director), Cold Mountain (Producer), The Firm (Producer), The Interpreter (Director), The Interpreter (Executive Producer)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Stephen Delano (Changing Lanes), Marty Bach (Michael Clayton), George Fields (Tootsie), Thomas Sr. (Made of Honor), Victor Zeigler (Eyes Wide Shut)

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$427,131,420$81,690,715$508,822,135
(Unclassified)6$132,372,787$92,681,080$225,053,867
Cameo1$27,796,042$9,510,292$37,306,334
In Technical RolesDirector16$815,504,532$448,434,515$1,263,939,047
Producer7$477,010,487$472,958,440$949,968,927
Executive Producer3$185,374,234$148,645,915$334,020,149
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
5/2/2008 Made of Honor Thomas Sr.  $14,756,850 $46,012,734 $106,548,738 $40,000,000
10/5/2007 Michael Clayton Marty Bach  $719,910 $49,033,882 $92,987,651 $21,500,000
2/16/2007 Fauteils d'orchestre Brian Sobinski  $29,377 $2,044,858 $2,044,858  
4/25/2003 A Decade Under the Influence Himself  $2,320 $34,514 $34,514  
4/12/2002 Changing Lanes Stephen Delano  $17,128,062 $66,790,248 $66,790,248 $45,000,000
12/21/2001 The Majestic Studio Executive  $4,904,339 $27,796,042 $37,306,334 $72,000,000
10/8/1999 Random Hearts Carl Broman  $13,012,585 $31,054,924 $63,200,000 $64,000,000
7/16/1999 Eyes Wide Shut Victor Zeigler  $21,706,163 $55,691,208 $86,257,553 $65,000,000
12/25/1998 A Civil Action Al Eustis  $70,079 $56,709,981 $56,709,981 $60,000,000
9/18/1992 Husbands and Wives Jack  $3,520,550 $10,555,619 $10,555,619  
4/10/1992 The Player Dick Mellon    $21,706,101 $28,876,702 $8,000,000
12/17/1982 Tootsie George Fields  $5,540,470 $177,200,000 $177,200,000 $15,000,000
12/19/1979 The Electric Horseman Man who makes pass at Alice    $42,670,138 $42,670,138  
Movies: 13Totals: $587,300,249$771,182,336 
  Averages:$6,260,823$45,176,942$59,321,718$30,038,462
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
7/22/2014 The Scalphunters Director   $0 $0  
9/30/2011 Margaret Producer $7,525 $47,185 $47,185 $14,000,000
12/10/2008 The Reader Producer $168,051 $34,194,407 $113,019,290 $32,500,000
4/4/2008 Leatherheads Executive Producer $12,682,595 $31,373,938 $41,273,938 $58,000,000
10/5/2007 Michael Clayton Producer $719,910 $49,033,882 $92,987,651 $21,500,000
5/12/2006 Sketches of Frank Gehry Director $17,239 $439,309 $727,160  
4/22/2005 The Interpreter Director, Executive Producer $22,822,455 $72,708,161 $163,954,076 $90,000,000
12/25/2003 Cold Mountain Producer $14,574,213 $95,632,614 $165,173,909 $80,000,000
12/24/1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley Executive Producer $12,738,237 $81,292,135 $128,792,135 $40,000,000
10/8/1999 Random Hearts Director $13,012,585 $31,054,924 $63,200,000 $64,000,000
12/15/1995 Sabrina Director, Producer $5,563,259 $53,458,319 $87,100,000 $58,000,000
6/30/1993 The Firm Producer, Director $32,476,785 $158,340,892 $270,340,892 $42,000,000
12/12/1990 Havana Director $2,175,360 $9,200,339 $9,200,339  
7/27/1990 Presumed Innocent Producer $11,718,981 $86,303,188 $221,300,000  
12/18/1985 Out of Africa Director $3,637,290 $79,096,868 $258,210,860 $31,000,000
12/17/1982 Tootsie Director $5,540,470 $177,200,000 $177,200,000 $15,000,000
11/19/1981 Absence of Malice Director $64,775 $33,312,129 $33,312,129  
12/19/1979 The Electric Horseman Director   $42,670,138 $42,670,138  
1/1/1977 Bobby Deerfield Director   $9,300,000 $9,300,000  
9/19/1975 Three Days of the Condor Director   $41,509,797 $41,509,797  
10/19/1973 The Way We Were Director   $49,919,870 $49,919,870  
5/12/1972 Jeremiah Johnson Director   $44,693,786 $44,693,786  
12/10/1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Director   $12,600,000 $12,600,000