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Sydney Pollack

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $1,258,554,276 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #85)
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)
Most productive collaborators: Nicole Kidman, Anthony Minghella, George Clooney, Tom Cruise, Harrison Ford

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$426,059,586$99,700,605$525,760,191
(Unclassified)6$132,372,787$92,681,080$225,053,867
Cameo1$27,796,042$9,510,292$37,306,334
In Technical RolesDirector17$811,320,000$447,234,276$1,258,554,276
Producer7$472,822,702$472,958,440$945,781,142
Executive Producer3$185,037,670$147,520,366$332,558,036
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/2/2008 Made of Honor Thomas Sr.  $46,012,734 $60,536,004 $106,548,738
10/5/2007 Michael Clayton Marty Bach  $49,033,882 $43,953,769 $92,987,651
2/16/2007 Fauteils d'orchestre Brian Sobinski  $2,044,858 $0 $2,044,858
4/25/2003 A Decade Under the Influence Himself  $34,514 $0 $34,514
4/12/2002 Changing Lanes Stephen Delano  $66,790,248 $0 $66,790,248
12/21/2001 The Majestic Studio Executive  $27,796,042 $9,510,292 $37,306,334
10/8/1999 Random Hearts Carl Broman  $31,054,924 $32,145,076 $63,200,000
7/16/1999 Eyes Wide Shut Victor Zeigler  $55,637,680 $48,576,235 $104,213,915
12/25/1998 A Civil Action Al Eustis  $56,702,901 $0 $56,702,901
9/18/1992 Husbands and Wives Jack  $10,555,619 $0 $10,555,619
4/10/1992 The Player Dick Mellon  $21,706,101 $7,170,601 $28,876,702
12/17/1982 Tootsie George Fields  $176,188,774 $0 $176,188,774
12/19/1979 The Electric Horseman Man who makes pass at Alice  $42,670,138 $0 $42,670,138
Movies: 13Totals:$586,228,415$201,891,977$788,120,392
  Averages:$45,094,493$15,530,152$60,624,646
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2015 Amazing Grace Director $0 $0 $0
7/22/2014 The Scalphunters Director $0 $0 $0
9/30/2011 Margaret Producer $47,185 $0 $47,185
12/10/2008 The Reader Producer $34,194,407 $78,824,883 $113,019,290
4/4/2008 Leatherheads Executive Producer $31,230,175 $9,974,690 $41,204,865
10/5/2007 Michael Clayton Producer $49,033,882 $43,953,769 $92,987,651
5/12/2006 Sketches of Frank Gehry Director $439,309 $287,851 $727,160
4/22/2005 The Interpreter Executive Producer,
Director 
$72,515,360 $90,045,676 $162,561,036
12/25/2003 Cold Mountain Producer $95,632,614 $69,541,295 $165,173,909
12/24/1999 The Talented Mr. Ripley Executive Producer $81,292,135 $47,500,000 $128,792,135
10/8/1999 Random Hearts Director $31,054,924 $32,145,076 $63,200,000
12/15/1995 Sabrina Producer,
Director 
$53,458,319 $33,641,681 $87,100,000
6/30/1993 The Firm Producer,
Director 
$158,340,892 $112,000,000 $270,340,892
12/12/1990 Havana Director $9,200,339 $0 $9,200,339
7/27/1990 Presumed Innocent Producer $82,115,403 $134,996,812 $217,112,215
12/18/1985 Out of Africa Director $79,096,868 $179,113,992 $258,210,860
12/17/1982 Tootsie Director $176,188,774 $0 $176,188,774
11/19/1981 Absence of Malice Director $30,331,624 $0 $30,331,624
12/19/1979 The Electric Horseman Director $42,670,138 $0 $42,670,138
1/1/1977 Bobby Deerfield Director $9,300,000 $0 $9,300,000
9/19/1975 Three Days of the Condor Director $41,509,797 $0 $41,509,797
10/19/1973 The Way We Were Director $49,919,870 $0 $49,919,870
5/12/1972 Jeremiah Johnson Director $44,693,786 $0 $44,693,786
12/10/1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Director $12,600,000 $0 $12,600,000
Movies: 27Totals:$1,469,180,372$1,067,713,082$2,536,893,454
  Averages:$54,414,088$39,544,929$93,959,017