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Steve James

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 20 films, with $194,797,560 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #15,688)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Himself (The Player), Coach Sanders (Johnny Be Good), Henry (Weekend at Bernie's II), Bobby (The Delta Force), Jeff Rice (To Live and Die in L.A.)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Hoop Dreams (Director), Life Itself (Director), Life Itself (Producer), Life Itself (Editor), The Interrupters (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Roger Ebert, Martin Scorsese, Anthony Michael Hall, Bud Smith, Robert Downey, Jr.

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorCameo2$38,022,359$7,170,601$45,192,960
Supporting2$22,375,835$0$22,375,835
Leading1$97,044$0$97,044
(Unclassified)15$127,131,721$0$127,131,721
In Technical RolesDirector4$8,829,838$4,008,791$12,838,629
Producer3$1,061,467$8,791$1,070,258
Editor2$1,047,411$8,791$1,056,202
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/28/2003 Stevie Himself  $97,044 $0 $97,044
7/9/1993 Weekend at Bernie's II Henry  $12,741,891 $0 $12,741,891
4/10/1992 The Player Himself  $21,706,101 $7,170,601 $28,876,702
1/1/1991 McBain Eastland  $456,000 $0 $456,000
1/1/1989 American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt Curtis Jackson  $902,000 $0 $902,000
12/14/1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Kung Fu Joe  $13,030,057 $0 $13,030,057
3/25/1988 Johnny Be Good Coach Sanders  $17,500,399 $0 $17,500,399
1/1/1988 Hero and the Terror Robinson  $5,000,000 $0 $5,000,000
3/1/1987 Hollywood Shuffle Hood #3  $5,228,617 $0 $5,228,617
1/1/1987 American Ninja 2: The Confrontation Curtis Jackson  $4,000,000 $0 $4,000,000
9/12/1986 Avenging Force Larry Richard  $4,679,650 $0 $4,679,650
2/14/1986 The Delta Force Bobby  $17,005,599 $0 $17,005,599
11/1/1985 To Live and Die in L.A. Jeff Rice  $17,307,019 $0 $17,307,019
8/30/1985 American Ninja Curtis Jackson  $10,499,000 $0 $10,499,000
8/2/1985 Weird Science Guy at Table  $16,316,258 $0 $16,316,258
9/7/1984 The Brother from Another Planet Odell  $3,700,000 $0 $3,700,000
3/4/1983 Vigilante Ptl. Gibbons  $5,091,888 $0 $5,091,888
8/29/1980 He Knows You're Alone Young Man  $4,875,436 $0 $4,875,436
1/1/1980 The Exterminator Michael Jefferson  $5,000,000 $0 $5,000,000
2/9/1979 The Warriors Baseball Fury  $22,490,000 $0 $22,490,000
Movies: 20Totals:$187,626,959$7,170,601$194,797,560
  Averages:$9,381,348$358,530$9,739,878
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/4/2014 Life Itself Editor,
Producer,
Director 
$810,454 $8,791 $819,245
9/21/2012 Head Games Producer,
Director 
$14,056 $0 $14,056
7/29/2011 The Interrupters Editor,
Producer,
Director 
$236,957 $0 $236,957
10/14/1994 Hoop Dreams Director $7,768,371 $4,000,000 $11,768,371
Movies: 4Totals:$8,829,838$4,008,791$12,838,629
  Averages:$2,207,460$1,002,198$3,209,657