Denzel Washington

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 39 films, with $3,755,376,268 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #23)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Tobin Frost (Safe House), Robert McCall (The Equalizer), Frank Lucas (American Gangster), Captain William Whitaker (Flight), Eli (The Book of Eli)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Safe House (Executive Producer), The Equalizer (Producer), The Book of Eli (Producer), The Great Debaters (Director), Antwone Fisher (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Tony Scott, Antoine Fuqua, Daniel Espinosa, Todd Black, Marton Csokas

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorLeading39$2,160,424,703$1,594,951,565$3,755,376,268
Supporting4$72,447,564$0$72,447,564
(Unclassified)2$0$0$0
In Technical RolesProducer2$195,604,200$154,550,303$350,154,503
Director2$51,304,289$2,324,590$53,628,879
Executive Producer1$126,181,630$82,360,532$208,542,162
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/31/2016 Magnificent Seven     $0 $0  
3/13/2015 Champs     $0 $0  
9/26/2014 The Equalizer Robert McCall  $34,137,828 $100,769,141 $191,403,686 $55,000,000
8/2/2013 2 Guns Robert "Bobby" Trench  $27,059,130 $75,612,460 $132,493,015 $61,000,000
11/2/2012 Flight Captain William Whitaker  $24,900,566 $93,772,375 $161,772,375 $31,000,000
2/10/2012 Safe House Tobin Frost  $40,172,720 $126,181,630 $208,542,162 $85,000,000
11/12/2010 Unstoppable Frank Barnes  $22,688,457 $81,562,942 $169,511,609 $95,000,000
1/15/2010 The Book of Eli Eli  $32,789,494 $94,835,059 $158,750,817 $80,000,000
6/12/2009 The Taking of Pelham 123 Walter Garber  $23,373,102 $65,452,312 $152,364,370 $110,000,000
12/25/2007 The Great Debaters Melvin B. Tolson  $6,005,180 $30,226,144 $30,261,293 $15,000,000
11/2/2007 American Gangster Frank Lucas  $43,565,135 $130,164,645 $267,985,456 $100,000,000
11/22/2006 Déjà Vu Doug Carlin  $20,574,802 $64,038,616 $181,038,616 $80,000,000
3/24/2006 Inside Man Keith Frazier  $28,954,945 $88,634,237 $185,798,265 $50,000,000
7/30/2004 The Manchurian Candidate Ben Marco  $20,018,620 $65,948,711 $96,148,711 $80,000,000
4/23/2004 Man on Fire John W. Creasy  $22,751,490 $77,906,816 $130,968,579 $60,000,000
10/3/2003 Out of Time Matt Lee Whitlock  $16,185,316 $41,083,108 $55,489,826 $50,000,000
12/19/2002 Antwone Fisher Dr. Jerome Davenport  $210,013 $21,078,145 $23,367,586 $12,500,000
2/15/2002 John Q John Q  $20,275,194 $71,026,631 $102,226,631 $36,000,000
10/5/2001 Training Day Alonzo Harris  $22,550,788 $76,261,036 $104,505,362 $45,000,000
9/29/2000 Remember the Titans Coach Boone  $20,905,831 $115,654,751 $136,706,683 $30,000,000
12/29/1999 The Hurricane Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter  $384,640 $50,699,241 $73,956,241 $38,000,000
11/5/1999 The Bone Collector Lincoln Rhyme  $16,712,020 $66,488,090 $151,463,090 $48,000,000
11/6/1998 The Siege Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard  $13,931,285 $40,934,175 $116,625,798 $70,000,000
5/1/1998 He Got Game Jake Shuttleworth  $7,610,663 $21,567,853 $22,411,948 $25,000,000
1/16/1998 Fallen Det. John Hobbes  $9,146,119 $25,310,938 $25,310,938  
12/13/1996 The Preacher's Wife Dudley  $7,649,752 $48,102,795 $48,102,795  
7/12/1996 Courage Under Fire Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling  $12,501,586 $59,003,384 $100,833,145 $46,000,000
9/29/1995 Devil in a Blue Dress Easy Rawlins  $5,422,385 $16,030,096 $16,030,096  
8/4/1995 Virtuosity Parker Barnes  $8,309,869 $23,998,226 $23,998,226 $30,000,000
5/12/1995 Crimson Tide Lt. Cmdr. Hunter  $18,612,190 $91,387,195 $159,387,195 $55,000,000
12/22/1993 Philadelphia Joe Miller    $77,324,422 $201,324,422 $26,000,000
12/17/1993 The Pelican Brief Gray Grantham  $16,864,404 $100,768,056 $187,995,859 $45,000,000
5/7/1993 Much Ado About Nothing Don Pedro of Aragon    $22,549,338 $22,549,338 $8,000,000
11/18/1992 Malcolm X Malcolm X  $9,871,125 $48,169,910 $48,169,910 $35,000,000
2/5/1992 Mississippi Masala Demetrius    $7,308,786 $7,308,786  
10/4/1991 Ricochet Nick Styles  $4,831,181 $21,756,163 $21,756,163  
8/3/1990 Mo' Better Blues Bleek Gilliam  $4,387,360 $16,153,000 $16,153,000 $10,000,000
2/2/1990 Heart Condition Napoleon Stone  $2,149,786 $4,134,992 $4,134,992  
12/14/1989 Glory Trip    $26,593,580 $26,593,580 $18,000,000
5/19/1989 For Queen and Country Reuben James    $191,051 $191,051  
2/16/1989 The Mighty Quinn Xavier Quinn    $3,992,420 $3,992,420  
11/6/1987 Cry Freedom Steve Biko  $318,723 $5,899,797 $25,899,797 $29,000,000
1/31/1986 Power Arnold Billing, Billing Associates President  $1,854,200 $3,800,000 $3,800,000  
9/14/1984 A Soldier's Story Private First Class Melvin Peterson  $156,383 $22,100,000 $22,100,000  
9/25/1981 Carbon Copy Roger Porter  $1,451,286 $8,400,000 $8,400,000  
Movies: 45Totals: $2,232,872,267$3,827,823,832 
  Averages:$12,650,746$49,619,384$85,062,752$34,633,333
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
9/26/2014 The Equalizer Producer $34,137,828 $100,769,141 $191,403,686 $55,000,000
2/10/2012 Safe House Executive Producer $40,172,720 $126,181,630 $208,542,162 $85,000,000
1/15/2010 The Book of Eli Producer $32,789,494 $94,835,059 $158,750,817 $80,000,000
12/25/2007 The Great Debaters Director $6,005,180 $30,226,144 $30,261,293 $15,000,000
12/19/2002 Antwone Fisher Director $210,013 $21,078,145 $23,367,586 $12,500,000