Tom Rothman is Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Motion Picture Group. In that role, Rothman oversees all of the studio’s motion picture production and distribution activities worldwide.

Rothman joined Sony Pictures in late 2013 as Chairman of TriStar Productions, before being promoted to Chairman, Sony Motion Picture Group in February 2015.

In the last four years, Rothman has returned Sony to profitability. Its 2018 motion picture slate was its most profitable in over a decade. JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE, at $962,126,927, is Sony’s highest grossing wholly-owned film in its history. Other notable recent success include Baby Driver, Spiderman Homecoming, The Equalizer series, The Hotel Transylvania series, Venom and academy award winners as diverse as Call Me By Your Name and Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse, which is one of the few non-Disney animated films to win best picture.

About Tom

Rothman has a unique history in the industry, having run both independent and major film companies and overseen a top television studio.


Rothman has worked on over 400 films and TV shows in his 30-plus year career.

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A student of old Hollywood and a passionate film lover, Rothman wrote and hosted Fox Legacy, a series of nearly fifty programs examining the history of many classic films.  Legacy received strong reviews and ran on the Fox Movie Channel from 2008-2012.

  • All About Eve

  • The Hustler

  • Cast Away

  • The Brothers McMullen

  • Can Can

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