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John Witherspoon

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $497,768,263 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,296)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Pops (Little Man), Mr. Jones (Next Friday), Mr. Jackson (Boomerang), Mr. Jones (Friday After Next), Blind Man (A Thousand Words)
Most productive collaborators: Warren Beatty, Ennio Morricone, Lauren Shuler Donner, Eddie Murphy, Kerry Washington

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)15$342,876,438$107,241,165$450,117,603
Supporting2$44,975,961$2,674,699$47,650,660
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
3/9/2012 A Thousand Words Blind Man  $6,176,280 $18,450,127 $18,450,127 $40,000,000
7/14/2006 Little Man Pops  $21,613,176 $58,295,702 $101,295,702 $64,000,000
11/22/2002 Friday After Next Mr. Jones  $13,010,767 $33,253,609 $33,526,835 $10,000,000
1/12/2000 Next Friday Mr. Jones  $16,918,226 $57,176,582 $59,675,307 $9,500,000
5/27/1998 I Got the Hook-Up! Mr. Mimm  $3,310,349 $10,305,534 $10,305,534 $3,500,000
5/15/1998 Bulworth Reverend Morris  $141,816 $26,525,834 $29,200,533 $30,000,000
3/27/1998 Ride Roscoe  $2,513,334 $5,476,059 $5,476,059  
5/14/1997 Sprung Detective  $2,487,702 $7,553,105 $7,553,105  
10/27/1995 Vampire in Brooklyn Silas  $7,045,379 $19,556,475 $19,556,475 $14,000,000
4/26/1995 Friday Mr. Jones  $6,589,341 $27,409,510 $27,878,724 $3,500,000
10/29/1993 Fatal Instinct Arch  $3,502,569 $7,839,327 $7,839,327  
8/6/1993 The Meteor Man Clarence James Carter III  $2,643,091 $8,015,592 $8,015,592  
7/31/1992 Bébé's Kids Card Player #1 (voice)  $3,010,987 $8,284,881 $8,284,881  
7/1/1992 Boomerang Mr. Jackson  $13,640,706 $65,337,168 $126,337,168 $42,000,000
12/31/1991 Talkin' Dirty After Dark Dukie    $978,775 $978,775  
3/29/1991 The Five Heartbeats Wild Rudy  $1,630,689 $7,008,492 $7,008,492  
3/9/1990 House Party Mr. Strickland  $4,611,024 $26,385,627 $26,385,627  
Movies: 17Totals: $387,852,399$497,768,263 
  Averages:$6,402,673$22,814,847$29,280,486$12,735,294