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Richard Roundtree

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 20 films, with $923,472,469 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,386)
Best-known acting roles: Kwame, Traveling Sidekick (George Of The Jungle), Dist. Atty. Martin Talbot (Se7en), Uncle John Shaft (Shaft), Ben Burns (Speed Racer), Howard Shuster (Corky Romano)
Most productive collaborators: Brad Pitt, David Fincher, Morgan Freeman, Andrew Kevin Walker, Gwyneth Paltrow

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting5$224,187,213$314,310,936$538,498,149
Leading2$10,000,000$0$10,000,000
Lead Ensemble Member1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)12$289,221,029$85,753,291$374,974,320

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/14/2019 Son of Shaft John Shaft I  $0 $0 $0
5/9/2008 Speed Racer Ben Burns  $43,945,766 $49,448,696 $93,394,462
3/31/2006 Brick Assistant VP Gary Trueman  $2,075,743 $2,168,253 $4,243,996
3/21/2003 Boat Trip Malcolm  $8,586,376 $6,347,337 $14,933,713
10/12/2001 Corky Romano Howard Shuster  $23,978,402 $1,137,701 $25,116,103
1/12/2001 Antitrust Lyle Barton  $10,965,209 $6,900,000 $17,865,209
6/16/2000 Shaft Uncle John Shaft  $70,327,868 $36,862,240 $107,190,108
7/16/1997 George Of The Jungle Kwame, Traveling Sidekick  $105,263,257 $69,200,000 $174,463,257
5/10/1996 Original Gangstas Slick  $3,279,266 $0 $3,279,266
1/26/1996 Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Cleve  $2,291,255 $0 $2,291,255
9/22/1995 Se7en Dist. Atty. Martin Talbot  $100,125,643 $228,000,000 $328,125,643
12/7/1984 City Heat Dehl Swift  $38,348,988 $0 $38,348,988
8/26/1983 Young Warriors Sergeant John Austin  $238,534 $0 $238,534
11/19/1982 Q Sergeant Powell  $255,000 $0 $255,000
9/17/1982 Inchon Sergeant August Henderson  $4,408,636 $0 $4,408,636
8/7/1981 An Eye for an Eye Capt. Stevens  $7,496,681 $0 $7,496,681
12/31/1978 Escape to Athena Sergeant Nat Judson  $0 $0 $0
1/1/1974 Earthquake Miles Quade  $79,700,000 $0 $79,700,000
1/1/1972 Shaft's Big Score John Shaft  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
7/2/1971 Shaft John Shaft  $12,121,618 $0 $12,121,618
Movies: 20Totals:$523,408,242$400,064,227$923,472,469
  Averages:$26,170,412$20,003,211$46,173,623

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/14/2019 Son of Shaft $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/31/1978 Escape to Athena $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/1/1972 Shaft's Big Score $0 0 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $10,000,000$10,000,000 
 Averages:$00$3,333,333$3,333,333100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/9/2008 Speed Racer $18,561,337 3,606 $43,945,766 $93,394,462 47.1%
6/16/2000 Shaft $21,714,757 2,433 $70,327,868 $107,190,108 65.6%
1/26/1996 Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored $75,675 79 $2,291,255 $2,291,255 100.0%
9/22/1995 Se7en $13,949,807 2,528 $100,125,643 $328,125,643 30.5%
8/7/1981 An Eye for an Eye $1,811,470 593 $7,496,681 $7,496,681 100.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $224,187,213$538,498,149 
 Averages:$11,222,6091,848$44,837,443$107,699,63068.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,545 $10,000,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,963 $224,187,213
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,093 $523,408,242
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,509 $114,273,634
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,101-13,200) 13,145 $100,125,643
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,440 $523,408,242
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,627 $314,310,936
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,082 $400,064,227
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,019 $86,310,936
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,602 $228,000,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,840 $400,064,227
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,189 $10,000,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,642 $538,498,149
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,843 $923,472,469
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,759 $200,584,570
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,101-8,200) 8,177 $328,125,643
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,386 $923,472,469


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