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Box Office History for Sony Pictures Classics

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

Note: Figures for 2018 are at an annualized rate.

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2018, 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 $202,438,190
2 Midnight in Paris May 20, 2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $56,816,662 $63,764,620
3 Capote Sep 30, 2005 Drama R $28,750,530 $39,419,453
4 Blue Jasmine Jul 26, 2013 Comedy PG-13 $33,404,871 $36,852,725
5 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun Jul 11, 1997 Documentary G $18,798,682 $34,112,801
6 Across The Sea of Time Oct 20, 1995 Drama G $16,015,639 $31,184,381
7 Wings of Courage Apr 21, 1995 Drama G $15,057,031 $29,904,694
8 Lone Star Jun 21, 1996 Drama R $12,961,389 $26,096,269
9 Cirque du Soleil - Journey of Man May 5, 2000 Musical G $15,626,076 $25,067,473
10 Kung Fu Hustle Apr 8, 2005 Action R $17,104,669 $23,749,072
11 Still Alice Jan 16, 2015 Drama PG-13 $18,656,400 $19,851,471
12 The Spanish Prisoner Apr 3, 1998 Drama PG $10,162,034 $19,284,022
13 To Rome with Love Jun 22, 2012 Romantic Comedy R $16,684,352 $18,654,614
14 Friends with Money Apr 7, 2006 Comedy R $13,368,437 $18,164,740
15 Winged Migration Apr 18, 2003 Documentary G $11,689,053 $17,252,499
16 Volver Nov 3, 2006 Comedy R $12,899,867 $16,997,095
17 Rachel Getting Married Oct 3, 2008 Drama R $12,796,861 $15,730,732
18 House of Flying Daggers Dec 3, 2004 Action PG-13 $11,050,094 $15,528,453
19 An Education Oct 9, 2009 Drama PG-13 $12,574,914 $14,647,042
20 Das Leben der Anderen Feb 9, 2007 Drama R $11,284,657 $14,597,878
21 Whiplash Oct 10, 2014 Drama R $13,092,006 $14,130,477
22 Call Me by Your Name Nov 24, 2017 Drama R $13,937,405 $13,937,405
23 Todo sobre mi madre Nov 5, 1999 Drama R $8,264,530 $13,861,394
24 Hable con ella Nov 22, 2002 Drama R $9,284,265 $13,831,908
25 Pollock Dec 15, 2000 Drama R $8,596,914 $13,521,592
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 $44,851,112 Wings of Courage $4,570,769
1996 17 0.69% $40,200,823 9,095,201 $81,583,953 Lone Star $12,928,474
1997 19 0.35% $21,998,981 4,792,797 $42,991,389 Across The Sea of Time $4,866,837
1998 20 0.67% $45,583,526 9,719,292 $87,182,049 The Spanish Prisoner $10,162,034
1999 17 0.36% $26,333,037 5,183,660 $46,497,430 Central do Brasil $5,274,531
2000 22 0.67% $50,512,602 9,371,527 $84,062,597 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $13,450,791
2001 15 1.65% $136,897,646 24,186,856 $216,956,098 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $114,617,017
2002 17 0.24% $21,549,302 3,708,993 $33,269,667 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing $3,287,435
2003 17 0.33% $30,614,883 5,077,086 $45,541,461 Winged Migration $11,689,053
2004 17 0.24% $21,948,500 3,534,375 $31,703,344 House of Flying Daggers $4,157,199
2005 27 0.67% $59,151,102 9,227,925 $82,774,487 Kung Fu Hustle $17,104,669
2006 24 0.66% $60,666,220 9,262,007 $83,080,203 Capote $16,827,017
2007 23 0.40% $39,412,362 5,728,530 $51,384,914 Das Leben der Anderen $11,284,657
2008 24 0.42% $41,365,568 5,761,208 $51,678,036 Rachel Getting Married $10,307,424
2009 26 0.46% $49,395,750 6,586,088 $59,077,209 An Education $7,883,524
2010 26 0.64% $67,356,802 8,536,968 $76,576,603 Get Low $9,111,488
2011 23 0.89% $90,312,845 11,388,744 $102,157,034 Midnight in Paris $56,377,732
2012 23 0.52% $57,709,683 7,249,948 $65,032,034 To Rome with Love $16,684,352
2013 20 0.64% $69,544,128 8,554,003 $76,729,407 Blue Jasmine $32,744,634
2014 21 0.44% $45,097,849 5,519,923 $49,513,709 Magic in the Moonlight $10,534,510
2015 23 0.54% $60,018,082 7,119,571 $63,862,552 Still Alice $18,656,400
2016 20 0.29% $32,090,195 3,709,838 $33,277,247 The Lady in the Van $10,021,175
2017 18 0.28% $30,801,828 3,433,862 $30,801,742 Maudie $6,170,998
2018 5 0.60% $9,794,078 1,091,868 $9,794,056 Call Me by Your Name $9,030,536

Upcoming Releases

Release DateMovieGenreDomestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

February, 2018

February 2 A Fantastic Woman (Limited) Drama $220,820  
 
February 16 Loveless (Limited) Drama    

March, 2018

March 2 Foxtrot (Limited) Drama    
 
March 9 The Leisure Seeker (Limited) Drama   Play
 
March 23 Final Portrait (Limited) Drama    

April, 2018

April 13 The Rider (Limited) Drama    

December, 2018

December 31 The Wife (Limited) Drama    
 
During 2018 The Seagull (Limited) Drama    

Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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