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Spike Lee

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $482,870,249 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #262)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Inside Man (Director), Jungle Fever (Director), Jungle Fever (Screenwriter), Jungle Fever (Story Creator), Jungle Fever (Producer)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Shorty (Malcolm X), Cyrus (Jungle Fever), Reporter John Jeffries (Summer of Sam), Mookie (Do the Right Thing), Giant (Mo' Better Blues)
Most productive collaborators: Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, Russell Gewirtz, Clive Owen, Brian Grazer

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)6$38,441,422$0$38,441,422
Supporting3$95,734,947$0$95,734,947
Leading2$40,442,231$0$40,442,231
Lead Ensemble Member1$14,545,844$0$14,545,844
Inverviewee1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector25$368,901,764$113,968,485$482,870,249
Screenwriter8$106,354,053$0$106,354,053
Producer7$106,354,053$0$106,354,053
Executive Producer2$769,552$0$769,552
Story Creator1$31,739,045$0$31,739,045
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
3/13/2015 Champs Himself    $0 $0  
8/22/2001 Lisa Picard is Famous Himself  $8,517 $113,433 $113,433 $1,000,000
7/2/1999 Summer of Sam Reporter John Jeffries  $7,991,450 $19,288,130 $19,288,130 $22,000,000
3/22/1996 Girl 6 Jimmy  $2,485,764 $4,855,000 $4,855,000 $12,000,000
9/13/1995 Clockers Chucky  $4,463,560 $12,963,125 $12,963,125  
10/28/1994 Drop Squad Himself  $348,192 $348,192 $348,192  
5/13/1994 Crooklyn Snuffy  $4,209,475 $13,024,170 $13,024,170 $14,000,000
11/18/1992 Malcolm X Shorty  $9,871,125 $44,707,772 $44,707,772 $35,000,000
6/7/1991 Jungle Fever Cyrus  $5,332,860 $31,739,045 $31,739,045  
8/3/1990 Mo' Better Blues Giant  $4,387,360 $16,153,000 $16,153,000 $10,000,000
6/30/1989 Do the Right Thing Mookie  $3,563,535 $24,289,231 $24,289,231 $6,000,000
2/12/1988 School Daze Half-Pint  $1,802,656 $14,545,844 $14,545,844 $6,000,000
8/8/1986 She's Gotta Have It Mars Blackmon  $28,473 $7,137,502 $7,137,502 $175,000
Movies: 13Totals: $189,164,444$189,164,444 
  Averages:$3,422,536$14,551,111$14,551,111$8,167,308
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/31/2016 Chiraq Screenwriter, Director   $0 $0  
12/31/2015 Spinning Gold Director   $0 $0  
4/3/2015 The Girl is in Trouble Executive Producer   $0 $0  
2/13/2015 Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Producer, Screenwriter, Director   $0 $0 $1,250,000
2/11/2014 Mike Tyson: Undesputed Truth Director   $0 $0  
11/27/2013 Oldboy Director $885,382 $2,193,658 $3,343,567  
8/10/2012 Red Hook Summer Director, Producer, Screenwriter $40,070 $338,803 $338,803  
12/28/2011 Pariah Executive Producer $48,579 $769,552 $769,552  
9/26/2008 Miracle at St. Anna Director $3,477,996 $7,916,887 $9,110,458 $45,000,000
3/24/2006 Inside Man Director $28,954,945 $88,513,495 $185,677,523 $50,000,000
7/30/2004 She Hate Me Director $55,016 $365,134 $1,465,134  
12/19/2002 25th Hour Director $108,865 $13,084,595 $25,344,490 $4,500,000
10/6/2000 Bamboozled Director $190,720 $2,185,266 $2,373,937 $10,000,000
8/18/2000 The Original Kings of Comedy Director $11,053,832 $38,168,022 $38,236,338 $3,000,000
7/2/1999 Summer of Sam Producer, Screenwriter, Director $7,991,450 $19,288,130 $19,288,130 $22,000,000
5/1/1998 He Got Game Director $7,610,663 $21,554,585 $22,398,680 $25,000,000
7/9/1997 4 Little Girls Director $13,528 $218,444 $218,444  
10/16/1996 Get on the Bus Director $2,156,409 $5,660,056 $5,660,056 $2,400,000
3/22/1996 Girl 6 Director $2,485,764 $4,855,000 $4,855,000 $12,000,000
9/13/1995 Clockers Director $4,463,560 $12,963,125 $12,963,125  
5/13/1994 Crooklyn Director $4,209,475 $13,024,170 $13,024,170 $14,000,000
11/18/1992 Malcolm X Director $9,871,125 $44,707,772 $44,707,772 $35,000,000
6/7/1991 Jungle Fever Screenwriter, Director, Story Creator, Producer $5,332,860 $31,739,045 $31,739,045  
8/3/1990 Mo' Better Blues Producer, Screenwriter, Director $4,387,360 $16,153,000 $16,153,000 $10,000,000
6/30/1989 Do the Right Thing Producer, Director, Screenwriter $3,563,535 $24,289,231 $24,289,231 $6,000,000
2/12/1988 School Daze Producer, Director, Screenwriter $1,802,656 $14,545,844 $14,545,844 $6,000,000
8/8/1986 She's Gotta Have It Director $28,473 $7,137,502 $7,137,502 $175,000