Sydney Pollack

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $1,262,738,808 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #80)
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 OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$427,131,420$99,700,605$526,832,025
(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$447,234,276$1,262,738,808
Producer7$477,010,487$472,958,440$949,968,927
Executive Producer3$185,374,234$147,520,366$332,894,600
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 $104,267,443 $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$789,192,226 
  Averages:$6,260,823$45,176,942$60,707,094$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 $41,348,628 $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 Executive Producer, Director $22,822,455 $72,708,161 $162,753,837 $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 Producer, Director $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