Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson
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Supporting Actor in 51 films, with $9,346,603,860 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1)
Best-Known Acting Roles: The Incredibles, Django Unchained, S.W.A.T., xXx, Jumper
Best-Known Technical Roles: Eve's Bayou (Producer), The Samaritan (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Chris Evans, Robert Downey, Jr., Stan Lee, Joss Whedon, Quentin Tarantino

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorSupporting51$4,239,690,204$5,106,913,656$9,346,603,860
Leading37$1,281,585,254$867,267,567$2,148,852,821
(Unclassified)10$8,144,634$23,346,219$31,490,853
Cameo6$634,445,782$572,134,994$1,206,580,776
Lead Ensemble Member3$304,946,993$585,900,000$890,846,993
Narrator2$136,259,797$198,595,670$334,855,467
(Unclassified)1$0$5,483,534$5,483,534
In Technical RolesProducer1$14,843,425$0$14,843,425
Executive Producer1$2,521$0$2,521
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
7/1/2016 Tarzan     $0 $0  
12/31/2014 Cell Tom McCourt    $0 $0  
10/24/2014 The Secret Service     $0 $0  
4/4/2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Nick Fury  $95,023,721 $207,075,438 $592,175,438 $170,000,000
2/12/2014 RoboCop Pat Novak  $21,681,430 $57,545,202 $241,404,907 $120,000,000
1/17/2014 Reasonable Doubt Clinton Davis    $0 $0  
11/27/2013 Oldboy Chaney  $885,382 $2,193,658 $3,308,625  
7/17/2013 Turbo Whiplash  $21,312,625 $83,028,130 $283,828,130 $135,000,000
12/31/2012 Zambezia Tendai    $0 $23,346,219  
12/25/2012 Django Unchained Stephen  $30,122,888 $162,805,434 $425,373,688 $100,000,000
5/18/2012 The Samaritan Foley  $1,744 $2,521 $2,521  
5/4/2012 Meeting Evil Richie  $181 $525 $525  
5/4/2012 Marvel's The Avengers Nick Fury  $207,438,708 $623,279,547 $1,514,279,547 $225,000,000
10/11/2011 Arena Foley    $0 $0  
7/22/2011 Captain America: The First Avenger Nick Fury  $65,058,524 $176,654,505 $370,569,776 $140,000,000
5/6/2011 Thor Nick Fury (uncredited)  $65,723,338 $181,030,624 $449,326,618 $150,000,000
4/22/2011 African Cats Himself  $6,003,200 $15,428,747 $17,883,747  
8/6/2010 The Other Guys P.K. Highsmith  $35,543,162 $119,219,978 $170,936,470 $100,000,000
6/15/2010 Unthinkable     $0 $5,483,534  
5/7/2010 Mother and Child Paul  $43,040 $1,110,509 $5,010,509 $7,000,000
5/7/2010 Iron Man 2 Nick Fury  $128,122,480 $312,433,331 $623,561,331 $170,000,000
10/23/2009 Astro Boy Zog  $6,702,923 $19,551,067 $44,093,014 $65,000,000
8/20/2009 Inglourious Basterds Narrator (uncredited)  $38,054,676 $120,831,050 $316,971,720 $70,000,000
2/10/2009 Gospel Hill Paul Malcolm    $0 $0  
12/25/2008 The Spirit The Octopus  $6,463,278 $19,806,188 $39,006,188  
11/7/2008 Soul Men Louis Hinds  $5,401,605 $12,082,391 $12,082,391  
9/19/2008 Lakeview Terrace Abel Turner  $15,004,672 $39,263,506 $44,663,506 $20,000,000
8/15/2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Mace Windu  $14,611,273 $35,161,554 $68,161,554 $8,500,000
5/27/2008 Cleaner Tom Cutler    $0 $3,768,452  
5/2/2008 Iron Man Nick Fury  $102,118,668 $318,604,126 $582,443,126 $186,000,000
2/14/2008 Jumper Roland  $27,354,808 $81,168,265 $223,113,205 $82,500,000
8/24/2007 Resurrecting the Champ Champ  $1,659,756 $3,172,382 $3,260,555 $13,000,000
6/22/2007 1408 Olin  $20,617,667 $71,985,628 $131,263,370 $22,500,000
3/2/2007 Black Snake Moan Lazarus  $4,143,199 $9,396,870 $9,396,870 $15,000,000
1/30/2007 Farce of the Penguins Narrator    $0 $0 $5,000,000
12/15/2006 Home of the Brave Will Marsh    $43,753 $43,753  
8/18/2006 Snakes on a Plane Neville Flynn  $15,206,301 $34,020,814 $62,020,814 $33,000,000
2/17/2006 Freedomland Lorenzo Council  $5,833,562 $12,512,886 $14,651,216  
9/9/2005 The Man Derrick Vann  $4,065,014 $8,330,720 $10,393,696 $20,000,000
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith Mace Windu  $108,435,841 $380,270,577 $848,998,877 $115,000,000
4/29/2005 XXX: State of the Union Agent Augustus Gibbons  $12,712,272 $26,873,932 $71,073,932 $60,000,000
3/11/2005 In My Country Langston Whitfield  $22,383 $163,536 $163,536  
1/14/2005 Coach Carter Coach Carter  $24,182,960 $67,264,877 $76,669,806 $45,000,000
11/5/2004 The Incredibles Lucius Best/Frozone  $70,467,623 $261,441,092 $632,107,545 $92,000,000
4/16/2004 Kill Bill: Volume 2 Rufus  $25,104,949 $66,207,920 $150,907,920 $55,000,000
2/27/2004 Twisted John Mills  $8,904,299 $25,195,050 $40,119,848 $50,000,000
9/12/2003 No Good Deed Jack Friar  $129,042 $129,042 $129,042  
8/8/2003 S.W.A.T. Lt. Dan "Hondo" Harrelson  $37,062,535 $116,877,597 $207,154,748 $70,000,000
3/28/2003 Basic West  $11,511,960 $26,599,248 $42,598,498 $50,000,000
11/1/2002 Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (IMAX) Mace Windu  $1,441,922 $8,494,458 $8,494,458  
10/18/2002 Formula 51 Elmo McElroy  $2,817,719 $5,204,007 $5,204,007 $27,000,000
8/9/2002 xXx NSA Agent Gibbons  $44,506,103 $141,930,000 $267,200,000 $70,000,000
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones Mace Windu  $80,027,814 $310,676,740 $656,695,615 $115,000,000
4/12/2002 Changing Lanes Doyle Gibson  $17,128,062 $66,790,248 $66,790,248 $45,000,000
3/2/2001 The Caveman's Valentine Romulus Ledbetter  $112,041 $687,081 $892,506 $13,500,000
11/22/2000 Unbreakable Elijah Price  $30,330,771 $94,999,143 $248,099,143 $73,243,106
6/16/2000 Shaft John Shaft  $21,714,757 $70,327,868 $107,190,108 $53,012,938
4/7/2000 Rules of Engagement Childers  $15,011,181 $61,322,858 $71,719,931 $60,000,000
7/28/1999 Deep Blue Sea Russell Franklin  $19,107,643 $73,648,228 $165,048,228 $60,000,000
6/11/1999 Le Violon rouge Charles Moritz  $87,133 $10,019,109 $10,019,109 $10,000,000
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace Mace Windu  $64,810,970 $474,544,677 $1,007,044,677 $115,000,000
7/29/1998 The Negotiator Danny Roman  $10,218,831 $44,705,766 $49,105,766 $50,000,000
6/26/1998 Out of Sight Hejira (uncredited)  $12,020,435 $37,562,568 $77,562,568 $48,000,000
2/13/1998 Sphere Harry   $16,586,765 $37,068,294 $50,168,294 $73,000,000
12/25/1997 Jackie Brown Ordell Robbie  $9,292,248 $39,673,162 $74,727,492 $12,000,000
11/7/1997 Eve's Bayou Louis Batiste  $3,287,846 $14,843,425 $14,843,425 $5,000,000
7/30/1997 One Eight Seven Trevor Garfield  $2,222,984 $5,747,802 $5,747,802  
2/28/1997 Hard Eight Jimmy  $69,486 $142,356 $142,356  
10/11/1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight Mitch Henessey  $10,183,230 $33,447,612 $33,447,612 $65,000,000
10/11/1996 Trees Lounge Wendell  $47,329 $749,741 $749,741 $1,300,000
7/24/1996 A Time to Kill Carl Lee Hailey  $14,823,159 $108,766,007 $152,266,007 $40,000,000
6/21/1996 The Search for One-eye Jimmy Col. Ron    $5,000 $5,000  
5/3/1996 The Great White Hype Rev. Fred Sultan  $3,349,481 $7,852,282 $7,852,282  
6/2/1995 Fluke Rumbo (voice)  $1,435,709 $3,794,761 $3,794,761  
5/19/1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance Zeus   $22,162,245 $100,012,499 $364,480,746 $90,000,000
4/21/1995 Kiss of Death Calvin  $5,317,066 $14,942,422 $14,942,422 $40,000,000
3/17/1995 Losing Isaiah Kadar Lewis  $2,520,972 $7,564,608 $7,564,608  
12/31/1994 Hail, Caesar Mailman    $0 $0  
12/31/1994 Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker Richard    $0 $0  
12/31/1994 Against the Wall Jamaal    $0 $0  
10/14/1994 Pulp Fiction Jules Winnfield  $9,311,882 $107,928,762 $212,928,762 $8,000,000
8/19/1994 Fresh Sam    $8,094,616 $8,094,616  
1/1/1994 The New Age Dale Deveaux    $245,217 $245,217  
9/10/1993 True Romance Big Don  $4,023,420 $12,281,000 $12,281,000 $12,500,000
8/6/1993 The Meteor Man Dre  $2,643,091 $8,015,592 $8,015,592  
6/11/1993 Jurassic Park Arnold  $50,159,460 $395,708,305 $1,035,626,872 $63,000,000
3/5/1993 Amos & Andrew Andrew Sterling  $3,612,317 $9,461,630 $9,461,630  
2/5/1993 Loaded Weapon 1 Wes Lugar  $9,202,722 $27,979,399 $27,979,399 $13,000,000
12/31/1992 Fathers and Sons Marshall    $0 $0  
6/5/1992 Patriot Games Robby   $18,511,191 $83,287,363 $178,100,000 $45,000,000
4/24/1992 White Sands Greg Meeker  $3,151,629 $9,011,574 $9,011,574  
1/17/1992 Juice Trip  $8,085,715 $20,146,800 $20,146,800  
11/8/1991 Strictly Business Monroe  $2,456,772 $7,683,267 $7,683,267  
6/7/1991 Jungle Fever Gator Purify  $5,332,860 $31,739,045 $31,739,045  
1/1/1991 Jumpin' at the Boneyard Mr. Simpson    $9,000 $9,000  
1/1/1991 Johnny Suede B-Bop    $55,000 $55,000 $500,000
9/19/1990 Goodfellas Stacks Edwards  $6,368,901 $46,743,809 $46,743,809 $25,000,000
8/17/1990 The Exorcist III Dream Blind Man  $9,312,219 $25,011,739 $25,011,739  
8/3/1990 Mo' Better Blues Madlock  $4,387,360 $16,153,000 $16,153,000 $10,000,000
6/22/1990 Betsy's Wedding Taxi Dispatcher, Mickey  $4,662,488 $19,740,070 $19,740,070  
3/23/1990 A Shock to the System Ulysses  $1,002,158 $3,417,056 $3,417,056  
1/1/1990 The Return of Superfly Nate Cabot    $610,402 $610,402  
1/1/1990 Def by Temptation Minister Garth    $2,218,579 $2,218,579  
9/15/1989 Sea of Love Black Guy  $10,017,840 $58,571,513 $58,571,513  
6/30/1989 Do the Right Thing Mister Senor Love Daddy  $3,563,535 $26,004,026 $26,004,026 $6,000,000
6/29/1988 Coming to America Hold-up Man  $21,404,420 $128,152,301 $288,800,000  
2/12/1988 School Daze Leeds  $1,802,656 $14,545,844 $14,545,844 $6,000,000
12/18/1987 Eddie Murphy Raw Eddie's Uncle (sketch)  $9,077,324 $50,504,655 $50,504,655  
11/20/1981 Ragtime Gang member  $151,351 $17,468,158 $17,468,158  
12/31/1972 Together for Days Stan    $0 $0  
Movies: 110Totals: $6,605,072,664$13,964,714,304 
  Averages:$16,741,881$60,046,115$126,951,948$33,177,782
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
5/18/2012 The Samaritan Executive Producer $1,744 $2,521 $2,521  
11/7/1997 Eve's Bayou Producer $3,287,846 $14,843,425 $14,843,425 $5,000,000