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John Singleton

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $686,257,173 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #244)
Best-known technical roles: 2 Fast 2 Furious (Director), Four Brothers (Director), Shaft (Director), Shaft (Screenwriter), Shaft (Story Creator)
Best-known acting roles: Mailman (Boyz n the Hood), Fireman (Beverly Hills Cop III)
Most productive collaborators: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Samuel L. Jackson, David Elliot, Terrence Howard

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorCameo1$56,190,094$10,540$56,200,634
(Unclassified)1$42,586,861$76,594,077$119,180,938
In Technical RolesDirector10$463,532,640$222,724,533$686,257,173
Producer3$101,927,547$39,805,497$141,733,044
Screenwriter1$70,327,868$36,862,240$107,190,108
Story Creator1$70,327,868$36,862,240$107,190,108
Executive Producer1$65,169$0$65,169

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 16,501-16,600) 16,523 $98,776,955
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 20,601-20,700) 20,662 $76,604,617
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,401-18,500) 18,484 $175,381,572
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 165 $463,532,640
Top Grossing Executive Producer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,646 $65,169
Top Grossing Producer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 947 $101,927,547
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,136 $70,327,868
Top Grossing Story Creator at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 788 $70,327,868
Top Grossing Director at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 348 $222,724,533
Top Grossing Producer at the International Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,628 $39,805,497
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,540 $36,862,240
Top Grossing Story Creator at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,032 $36,862,240
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 244 $686,257,173
Top Grossing Executive Producer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,631 $65,169
Top Grossing Producer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,227 $141,733,044
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,321 $107,190,108
Top Grossing Story Creator at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 897 $107,190,108

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/25/1994 Beverly Hills Cop III Fireman  $42,586,861 $76,594,077 $119,180,938
7/12/1991 Boyz n the Hood Mailman  $56,190,094 $10,540 $56,200,634
Movies: 2Totals:$98,776,955$76,604,617$175,381,572
  Averages:$49,388,478$38,302,309$87,690,786


Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/27/2014 Through a Lens Darkly Executive Producer $65,169 $0 $65,169
12/31/2011 Luke Cage Director $0 $0 $0
9/23/2011 Abduction Director $28,087,155 $58,561,204 $86,648,359
3/2/2007 Black Snake Moan Producer $9,396,870 $1,554,283 $10,951,153
8/12/2005 Four Brothers Director $74,494,381 $18,000,000 $92,494,381
7/22/2005 Hustle & Flow Producer $22,202,809 $1,388,974 $23,591,783
6/6/2003 2 Fast 2 Furious Director $127,120,058 $109,290,549 $236,410,607
6/27/2001 Baby Boy Director $28,734,552 $0 $28,734,552
6/16/2000 Shaft Director,
Producer,
Screenwriter,
Story Creator 
$70,327,868 $36,862,240 $107,190,108
2/21/1997 Rosewood Director $13,104,494 $0 $13,104,494
1/11/1995 Higher Learning Director $38,023,585 $0 $38,023,585
7/23/1993 Poetic Justice Director $27,450,453 $0 $27,450,453
7/12/1991 Boyz n the Hood Director $56,190,094 $10,540 $56,200,634
Movies: 13Totals:$495,197,488$225,667,790$720,865,278
  Averages:$38,092,114$17,359,061$55,451,175

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2011 Luke Cage $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/23/2011 Abduction $10,925,253 3,118 $28,087,155 $86,648,359 32.4%
8/12/2005 Four Brothers $21,176,925 2,649 $74,494,381 $92,494,381 80.5%
6/6/2003 2 Fast 2 Furious $50,472,480 3,418 $127,120,058 $236,410,607 53.8%
6/27/2001 Baby Boy $8,606,403 1,533 $28,734,552 $28,734,552 100.0%
6/16/2000 Shaft $21,714,757 2,433 $70,327,868 $107,190,108 65.6%
2/21/1997 Rosewood $3,154,075 991 $13,104,494 $13,104,494 100.0%
1/11/1995 Higher Learning $13,276,662 1,450 $38,023,585 $38,023,585 100.0%
7/23/1993 Poetic Justice $11,728,455 1,285 $27,450,453 $27,450,453 100.0%
7/12/1991 Boyz n the Hood $10,023,462 926 $56,190,094 $56,200,634 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $463,532,640$686,257,173 
 Averages:$15,107,8471,780$46,353,264$68,625,71781.4%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/2/2007 Black Snake Moan $4,143,199 1,253 $9,396,870 $10,951,153 85.8%
7/22/2005 Hustle & Flow $8,017,808 1,016 $22,202,809 $23,591,783 94.1%
6/16/2000 Shaft $21,714,757 2,433 $70,327,868 $107,190,108 65.6%
Movies: 3Totals:  $101,927,547$141,733,044 
 Averages:$11,291,9211,567$33,975,849$47,244,34881.8%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/16/2000 Shaft $21,714,757 2,433 $70,327,868 $107,190,108 65.6%
Movies: 2Totals:  $140,655,736$214,380,216 
 Averages:$21,714,7572,433$70,327,868$107,190,10865.6%


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