Sony Pictures Classics is an art-house film division of Sony Pictures Entertainment founded in December 1991 by former Orion Classics heads Michael Barker, Tom Bernard, and Marcie Bloom. It distributes, produces and acquires specialty films (especially of documentaries, independent films and art films) from the United States and around the world. As of 2012, Barker and Bernard are co-presidents of division.
Sony Pictures Classics has a history of making reasonable investments for small films, and getting a decent return. It has a history of not overspending and sharing money with the filmmakers honestly.
Sometimes, Sony Pictures Classics would agree to release some films for all other departments of Sony. But under Sony Pictures Classics' contract with Sony, all other departments of Sony (including the parent company) can't force Sony Pictures Classics to release any film it does not want to release.
... J U L Y 3 The Amazing Spider-Man Columbia Pictures / Marvel Entertainment Marc Webb (director) James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves (screenplay) Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Max Charles, Martin ... Cillian Murphy, Morgan Freeman Action Live action The Queen of Versailles Magnolia Pictures Lauren Greenfield (director) David Siegal, Jackie Siegal Documentary Live action 25 Iron Sky Blind Spot Pictures ... Byrne Comedy Live action 2 Days in New York Magnolia Pictures Julie Delpy (director/screenplay) Alexia Landeau, Alexandre Nahon (screenplay) Julie Delpy, Chris Rock, Albert ...
... Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Elias Koteas The Social Network Columbia Pictures David Fincher (director) Aaron Sorkin (screenplay) Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake ... Pictures Greg Berlanti (director) Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel, Christina Hendricks, Josh Lucas My Soul to Take Rogue Pictures Wes Craven (director/screenplay) Nick ... Daniel Franzese, Rodney Eastman, Jeff Branson, Andrew Howard Inside Job Sony Pictures Classics Charles H ...
... Zooey Deschanel Romantic comedy Fox Searchlight Pictures 12 Rounds Renny Harlin John Cena, Ashley Scott, Steve Harris, Aidan Gillen, Brian J ... Ejiofor, Woody Harrelson Disaster Columbia Pictures 9 Shane Acker Elijah Wood, John C ... Linn-Baker, Karina Arroyave Comedy-drama Fox Searchlight Pictures Adventureland Greg Mottola Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Martin Starr, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Margarita Levieva, Ryan ...
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