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J.B. Smoove

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $596,074,955 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,035)
Best-known acting roles: Reuben (Mr. Deeds), Hackus (The Smurfs 2), Mr. Stevens (We Bought a Zoo), One-Stop (Barbershop: The Next Cut), Lonnie (Almost Christmas)
Most productive collaborators: Ice Cube, Jonah Hill, Cedric the Entertainer, David Gordon Green, Gabrielle Union

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$337,176,105$258,898,850$596,074,955
Lead Ensemble Member6$229,535,870$280,044,680$509,580,550
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows J.B. Smoove’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2018 Preview: June

June 1st, 2018

Incredibles 2

This May was an odd month, as Avengers: Infinity War opened on the last weekend of April, rather than the first weekend of May. This meant May started out slowly, but Deadpool 2 and Solo: A Star Wars Story did well enough to give 2018 a healthy lead over 2017. Looking forward, there are two potential monster hits this month, Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and another $100 million hit, Ocean’s 8. Last June, there were four $100 million hits, led by Wonder Woman, which pulled in over $400 million. I think 2018 and 2017 will be an even match at the top, so 2018 will have to rely on depth to improve upon its lead over 2017. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Top Five

March 16th, 2015

Top Five is the latest film written and directed by Chris Rock. Chris Rock is one of the biggest stand-up comics around; however, his film career has never truly taken off. He has had some missteps with critics, but even films that earned amazing reviews failed to find an audience in theaters. For instance, this film pulled in just $25 million during the holidays. Does it deserve to find a wider audience? Or will critics like this more than the average moviegoer? More...

Featured DVD Review: Dealin' with Idiots

November 10th, 2013

Jeff Garlin directorial debut was I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With, which earned very good reviews, even if it struggled to find an audience in theaters. He followed that film with Dealin' with Idiots, which sadly didn't live up to the first film either critically or fiscally. Was it unfairly attacked? Or is it much worse than his directorial debut? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/27/2018 Uncle Drew Angelo  $37,088,714 $1,515,000 $38,603,714
12/31/2016 The Polka King   $0 $0 $0
11/11/2016 Almost Christmas Lonnie  $42,065,185 $428,321 $42,493,506
5/13/2016 Search Party Berk  $4,571 $0 $4,571
4/15/2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut One-Stop  $54,030,051 $374,151 $54,404,202
12/12/2014 Top Five Allen's Security Guard/Assistant  $25,317,379 $197,469 $25,514,848
7/31/2013 The Smurfs 2 Hackus  $71,017,784 $277,529,739 $348,547,523
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots Coach Ted  $16,757 $0 $16,757
5/16/2012 The Dictator Funeral Usher  $59,650,222 $120,498,675 $180,148,897
12/23/2011 We Bought a Zoo Mr. Stevens  $75,624,550 $43,104,523 $118,729,073
12/9/2011 The Sitter Julio  $30,542,576 $8,206,828 $38,749,404
2/25/2011 Hall Pass Flats  $45,060,734 $42,112,741 $87,173,475
6/28/2002 Mr. Deeds Reuben  $126,293,452 $44,976,083 $171,269,535
Movies: 13Totals:$566,711,975$538,943,530$1,105,655,505
  Averages:$43,593,229$41,457,195$85,050,423

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/27/2018 Uncle Drew $15,242,781 2,742 $37,088,714 $38,603,714 96.1%
11/11/2016 Almost Christmas $15,134,235 2,379 $42,065,185 $42,493,506 99.0%
4/15/2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut $20,242,415 2,676 $54,030,051 $54,404,202 99.3%
12/12/2014 Top Five $6,896,593 1,426 $25,317,379 $25,514,848 99.2%
7/31/2013 The Smurfs 2 $17,548,389 3,867 $71,017,784 $348,547,523 20.4%
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots $0 2 $16,757 $16,757 100.0%
Movies: 6Totals:  $229,535,870$509,580,550 
 Averages:$12,510,7362,182$38,255,978$84,930,09285.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/13/2016 Search Party $3,073 10 $4,571 $4,571 100.0%
5/16/2012 The Dictator $17,435,092 3,014 $59,650,222 $180,148,897 33.1%
12/23/2011 We Bought a Zoo $9,360,434 3,170 $75,624,550 $118,729,073 63.7%
12/9/2011 The Sitter $9,851,435 2,752 $30,542,576 $38,749,404 78.8%
2/25/2011 Hall Pass $13,535,374 2,950 $45,060,734 $87,173,475 51.7%
6/28/2002 Mr. Deeds $37,162,787 3,239 $126,293,452 $171,269,535 73.7%
Movies: 6Totals:  $337,176,105$596,074,955 
 Averages:$14,558,0332,523$56,196,018$99,345,82666.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 667 $229,535,870
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,268 $337,176,105
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,237 $495,694,191
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,137 $158,518,086
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,753 $377,651,313
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,199 $566,711,975
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 708 $280,044,680
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,829 $258,898,850
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,656 $261,413,791
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,884 $2,514,941
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,104 $528,221,761
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,312 $538,943,530
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 681 $509,580,550
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,035 $596,074,955
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,884 $757,107,982
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,999 $161,033,027
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,824 $905,873,074
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,610 $1,105,655,505
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 267 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 298 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 104 125
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 441 32
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 575 $121,429,372
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 190 $71,017,784
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 174 $37,088,714
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,391 $999,941
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 131 $277,529,739
Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 201-300) 242 $1,515,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 917 $122,429,313
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 146 $348,547,523
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 200 $38,603,714
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 681 $158,518,086
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 200 $71,017,784
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,756 $2,514,941
Top International Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $277,529,739
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,063 $161,033,027
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 145 $348,547,523
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 379 $158,518,086
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 363 $71,017,784
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,843 $2,514,941
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 172 $277,529,739
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 615 $161,033,027
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 229 $348,547,523
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 623 $71,017,784
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 248 $116,452,901
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 415 $42,065,185
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 335 $277,529,739
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 887 $2,086,620
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,419 $428,321
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 439 $348,547,523
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 374 $118,539,521
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 582 $42,493,506
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 500 $133,183,950
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 933 $25,317,379
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 501-600) 550 $71,017,784
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,566 $16,757
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,289 $2,317,472
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,801 $197,469
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 238 $277,529,739
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 724 $135,501,422
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,145 $25,514,848
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 326 $348,547,523
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,069 $16,757
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 443 $54,030,051
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 392 $42,065,185
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 244 $71,017,784
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 414 $25,317,379
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 185 $37,088,714
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 634 $374,151
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 478 $428,321
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies 68 $277,529,739
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 437 $197,469
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 301-400) 369 $1,515,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 560 $54,404,202
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 440 $42,493,506
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 103 $348,547,523
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 431 $25,514,848
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 259 $38,603,714


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