[Movies] Sony Pictures Tops 2012 Worldwide Box Office
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 01.02.2013
Big year for Sony...
Sony Pictures Entertainment finished big for 2012 as it was the biggest year in the studio's history. For 2012, Sony Pictures generated $4.440 billion. The studio ended the year #1 in domestic and worldwide marketshare for the industry. Internationally, Twentieth Century Fox was #1.
Sony hit $1.768 billion domestic this year in ticket sales with $2.672 billion internationally. Skyfall, Sony's top film of the year, earned over $1 billion worldwide. It was followed by The Amazing Spider-Man which made $752.2 million worldwide and Men in Black 3 which made $624 million worldwide. Other hits for the studio were Hotel Transylvania ($312.6 million worldwide), 21 Jump Street ($201.6 million), and The Vow ($196.1 million).
Second place for the worldwide and domestic marketshare combined went to Warner Bros. Pictures for $4.25 billion. Fox came in number 3 with $3.7 billion. Walt Disney Pictures had $3.6 billion for fourth place. Universal Pictures was fifth with $3 billion. Paramount finished with $2.4 billion.