Forest Whitaker


  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)35$854,851,494$332,402,074$1,187,253,568
Leading11$221,642,454$149,209,526$370,851,980
Supporting8$344,203,859$66,431,353$410,635,212
Lead Ensemble Member3$7,083,106$0$7,083,106
(Unclassified)1$268,564$6,257,435$6,525,999
Narrator1$37,673$0$37,673
In Technical RolesDirector3$136,113,271$37,182,761$173,296,032
Executive Producer2$23,224,442$16,500,000$39,724,442
Producer2$17,288,610$0$17,288,610
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
2/28/2014 Repentance Angel Sanchez  $501,290 $1,189,612 $1,189,612  
12/4/2013 Out of the Furnace Chief Wesley Barnes  $5,220,288 $11,330,849 $11,330,849  
11/27/2013 Black Nativity Reverend Cornell  $3,669,530 $7,018,188 $7,018,188 $17,500,000
8/16/2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Cecil Gaines  $24,637,312 $116,632,095 $151,513,429 $30,000,000
7/26/2013 Rising From Ashes Narrator    $37,673 $37,673  
4/23/2013 Pawn     $0 $0  
3/1/2013 Ernest & Celestine Ernest    $268,564 $6,525,999  
1/18/2013 The Last Stand Agent Bannister  $6,281,433 $12,050,299 $48,050,299 $30,000,000
1/4/2013 A Dark Truth Francisco Francis  $630 $5,750 $5,750  
9/7/2012 Na pude Teddy  $19,913 $64,918 $64,918  
8/10/2012 Freelancers Lt. Detective Dennis Lurue    $0 $0  
12/9/2011 Catch .44 Ronny    $0 $0  
3/19/2010 Repo Men Jake  $6,126,170 $13,942,007 $18,195,238 $32,000,000
3/12/2010 Our Family Wedding   $7,629,862 $20,255,281 $21,410,546  
2/9/2010 Hurricane Season Al Collins    $0 $0  
10/16/2009 Where the Wild Things Are Ira  $32,695,407 $77,233,467 $99,123,656 $100,000,000
8/4/2009 Winged Creatures Charlie Archenault    $0 $0  
5/26/2009 Powder Blue Charlie    $0 $0  
10/17/2008 Mary Ted Younger    $0 $0  
7/11/2008 Ripple Effect Philip    $14,059 $14,059  
4/11/2008 Street Kings Captain Jack Wander  $12,469,631 $26,415,649 $65,454,793 $20,000,000
2/22/2008 Vantage Point Howard Lewis  $22,874,936 $72,266,306 $150,792,579  
1/25/2008 The Air I Breathe Happiness  $19,487 $25,775 $25,775  
12/25/2007 The Great Debaters James Farmer Sr.  $6,005,180 $30,226,144 $30,261,293 $15,000,000
5/18/2007 Even Money Clyde Snow  $22,465 $64,458 $64,458  
3/13/2007 A Little Trip to Heaven Abe Holt    $0 $0  
9/27/2006 The Last King of Scotland Idi Amin  $142,899 $17,606,684 $49,155,372 $6,000,000
3/22/2006 American Gun Carter  $9,355 $24,098 $24,098  
9/24/2004 First Daughter Narrator  $4,002,067 $9,055,010 $10,419,084 $30,000,000
11/7/2003 American Storytellers Himself  $2,974 $24,082 $24,082  
4/4/2003 Phone Booth Captain Ramey  $15,021,088 $46,566,212 $97,837,138 $11,000,000
5/1/2002 Green Dragon Addie  $16,007 $248,379 $248,379  
3/29/2002 Panic Room Burnham  $30,056,751 $95,308,367 $196,308,367 $48,000,000
5/12/2000 Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 Ker  $11,548,898 $21,471,685 $29,725,663 $80,000,000
3/3/2000 Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai Ghost Dog  $166,344 $3,330,230 $6,030,230 $2,000,000
11/10/1999 Light It Up Officer Dante Jackson  $2,408,613 $5,871,603 $5,871,603 $13,000,000
5/29/1998 Hope Floats   $14,210,464 $60,110,313 $81,529,000 $30,000,000
7/5/1996 Phenomenon Nate Pope  $24,517,121 $104,636,382 $152,036,382 $32,000,000
7/7/1995 Species Dan Smithson  $17,161,943 $60,054,449 $113,354,449 $35,000,000
6/9/1995 Smoke Cyrus Cole  $70,744 $8,353,284 $13,853,284  
12/25/1994 Prêt-à-Porter Cy Bianco  $2,026,295 $11,300,653 $19,806,668  
9/28/1994 Jason's Lyric Maddog  $5,122,600 $20,788,730 $20,788,730  
7/1/1994 Blown Away Anthony Franklin  $10,424,873 $30,133,002 $30,133,002  
1/14/1994 Body Snatchers Major Collins  $31,494 $428,868 $428,868  
12/3/1993 Bank Robber Officer Battle    $115,842 $115,842  
11/25/1992 The Crying Game Jody    $62,546,695 $62,546,695 $4,000,000
10/16/1992 Consenting Adults David Duttonville  $5,023,467 $21,591,728 $21,591,728  
3/13/1992 Article 99 Dr. Sid Handleman  $2,461,469 $6,281,089 $6,281,089  
5/3/1991 A Rage in Harlem Jackson  $2,458,080 $10,438,504 $10,438,504  
1/12/1990 Downtown Dennis Curren    $2,205,486 $2,205,486  
9/29/1989 Johnny Handsome Dr. Steven Fisher  $2,437,642 $6,622,465 $6,622,465  
10/1/1988 Bird Charlie 'Bird' Parker    $2,181,286 $2,181,286  
2/26/1988 Bloodsport Rawlins    $11,806,119 $11,806,119 $1,500,000
12/23/1987 Good Morning Vietnam Private 1st Class Edward Motesque Garlick    $123,922,370 $123,922,370 $13,000,000
8/5/1987 Stakeout Jack Pismo  $5,170,403 $65,673,233 $65,673,233  
12/19/1986 Platoon Big Harold    $137,963,328 $137,963,328 $6,000,000
10/17/1986 The Color of Money Amos  $6,357,877 $52,293,000 $52,293,000 $10,000,000
2/15/1985 Vision Quest Balldozer  $2,651,665 $13,000,000 $13,000,000  
8/13/1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Charles Jefferson  $2,545,674 $27,092,880 $27,092,880 $4,500,000
Movies: 59Totals: $1,428,087,150$1,982,387,538 
  Averages:$4,986,785$24,204,867$33,599,789$9,669,492
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
2/28/2014 Repentance Producer $501,290 $1,189,612 $1,189,612  
7/26/2013 Rising From Ashes Executive Producer   $37,673 $37,673  
7/12/2013 Fruitvale Station Producer $377,285 $16,098,998 $16,098,998 $900,000
7/1/2011 Monte Carlo Executive Producer $7,453,944 $23,186,769 $39,686,769  
9/24/2004 First Daughter Director $4,002,067 $9,055,010 $10,419,084 $30,000,000
5/29/1998 Hope Floats Director $14,210,464 $60,110,313 $81,529,000 $30,000,000
12/22/1995 Waiting to Exhale Director $14,126,927 $66,947,948 $81,347,948