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Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes
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Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $1,171,468,095 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #182)
Best-known acting roles: Blade (Blade 2), Doc (The Expendables 3), Blade (Blade: Trinity), Blade (Blade), Sheridan (U.S. Marshals)
Best-known technical roles: Blade 2 (Producer), Blade: Trinity (Producer), Blade (Producer), The Big Hit (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: David S. Goyer, Stephen Norrington, Kris Kristofferson, Peter Frankfurt, Stephen Dorff
Born: July 31st, 1962 (55 years old)

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading24$801,203,327$370,264,768$1,171,468,095
Supporting8$124,911,203$21,153$124,932,356
Cameo2$75,375,152$14,400,000$89,775,152
Lead Ensemble Member2$41,965,262$170,138,834$212,104,096
(Unclassified)3$27,163,593$12,073,454$39,237,047
In Technical RolesProducer5$231,283,094$212,717,115$444,000,209

Career Trend

This graph shows Wesley Snipes’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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 Dolemite is my Name   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2018 Cut Throat City   $0 $0 $0
8/4/2017 Armed Response   $0 $3,814 $3,814
6/2/2017 The Recall The Hunter  $22,233 $0 $22,233
12/4/2015 Chi-raq Cyclops  $2,653,031 $21,153 $2,674,184
8/14/2014 The Expendables 3 Doc  $39,322,544 $170,138,834 $209,461,378
3/5/2010 Brooklyn's Finest   $27,163,593 $12,069,640 $39,233,233
8/12/2008 Art of War II: Betrayal, The   $0 $0 $0
2/19/2008 Chaos E. Lorenz  $0 $0 $0
12/8/2004 Blade: Trinity Blade  $52,397,389 $78,955,776 $131,353,165
8/23/2002 Undisputed Monroe Hutchen  $12,398,628 $0 $12,398,628
3/22/2002 Blade 2 Blade  $81,676,888 $72,661,713 $154,338,601
8/25/2000 The Art of War Neil Shaw  $30,199,105 $0 $30,199,105
12/24/1999 Play it to the Bone Ringside Fan  $8,427,204 $0 $8,427,204
12/25/1998 Down in the Delta Will  $5,672,903 $0 $5,672,903
8/21/1998 Blade Blade  $70,141,876 $61,095,812 $131,237,688
3/6/1998 U.S. Marshals Sheridan  $57,833,603 $0 $57,833,603
11/14/1997 One Night Stand Max   $2,642,718 $0 $2,642,718
4/18/1997 Murder at 1600 Detective Harlan Regis  $25,842,024 $0 $25,842,024
8/16/1996 The Fan Bobby Rayburn  $18,582,965 $0 $18,582,965
12/22/1995 Waiting to Exhale James Wheeler  $66,947,948 $14,400,000 $81,347,948
11/22/1995 Money Train John  $35,324,232 $41,900,000 $77,224,232
9/8/1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Ju… Noxeema Jackson  $36,466,570 $0 $36,466,570
12/9/1994 Drop Zone Pete Nessip  $28,607,015 $0 $28,607,015
2/25/1994 Sugar Hill Roemello Skuggs  $18,272,447 $151,467 $18,423,914
10/8/1993 Demolition Man Simon Phoenix  $58,055,768 $101,000,000 $159,055,768
7/30/1993 Rising Sun Web Smith  $63,095,271 $0 $63,095,271
4/16/1993 Boiling Point Jimmy Mercer  $10,058,318 $0 $10,058,318
11/6/1992 Passenger 57 John Cutter  $44,065,653 $0 $44,065,653
5/13/1992 The Waterdance Raymond Hill  $1,723,319 $0 $1,723,319
3/27/1992 White Men Can't Jump Sidney Deane  $76,253,806 $14,500,000 $90,753,806
6/7/1991 Jungle Fever Flipper Purify  $31,739,045 $0 $31,739,045
3/8/1991 New Jack City Nino Brown  $47,624,253 $0 $47,624,253
9/28/1990 King of New York Thomas Flanigan  $2,389,850 $0 $2,389,850
8/3/1990 Mo' Better Blues Shadow Henderson  $16,153,000 $0 $16,153,000
4/7/1989 Major League Willie Mays Hayes  $49,793,054 $0 $49,793,054
1/16/1987 Critical Condition Ambulance Driver  $20,240,502 $0 $20,240,502
11/14/1986 Streets of Gold Roland Jenkins  $2,546,238 $0 $2,546,238
2/14/1986 Wildcats Trumaine  $26,285,544 $0 $26,285,544
Movies: 39Totals:$1,070,618,537$566,898,209$1,637,516,746
  Averages:$27,451,757$14,535,852$41,987,609

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2018 Dolemite is my Name $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/31/2018 Cut Throat City $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
6/2/2017 The Recall $6,570 31 $22,233 $22,233 100.0%
8/14/2014 The Expendables 3 $15,879,645 3,221 $39,322,544 $209,461,378 18.8%
2/19/2008 Chaos $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/8/2004 Blade: Trinity $16,061,271 2,912 $52,397,389 $131,353,165 39.9%
8/23/2002 Undisputed $4,548,750 1,117 $12,398,628 $12,398,628 100.0%
3/22/2002 Blade 2 $32,528,016 2,707 $81,676,888 $154,338,601 52.9%
8/25/2000 The Art of War $10,410,993 2,630 $30,199,105 $30,199,105 100.0%
8/21/1998 Blade $17,073,856 2,389 $70,141,876 $131,237,688 53.4%
3/6/1998 U.S. Marshals $16,863,988 2,817 $57,833,603 $57,833,603 100.0%
11/14/1997 One Night Stand $978,819 407 $2,642,718 $2,642,718 100.0%
4/18/1997 Murder at 1600 $7,962,268 2,158 $25,842,024 $25,842,024 100.0%
8/16/1996 The Fan $6,271,406 2,016 $18,582,965 $18,582,965 100.0%
11/22/1995 Money Train $10,608,297 2,522 $35,324,232 $77,224,232 45.7%
9/8/1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Ju… $9,019,180 1,489 $36,466,570 $36,466,570 100.0%
12/9/1994 Drop Zone $6,143,566 2,055 $28,607,015 $28,607,015 100.0%
2/25/1994 Sugar Hill $5,712,485 859 $18,272,447 $18,423,914 99.2%
10/8/1993 Demolition Man $14,262,432 2,258 $58,055,768 $159,055,768 36.5%
7/30/1993 Rising Sun $15,195,941 1,722 $63,095,271 $63,095,271 100.0%
4/16/1993 Boiling Point $4,006,019 1,425 $10,058,318 $10,058,318 100.0%
11/6/1992 Passenger 57 $10,513,925 1,974 $44,065,653 $44,065,653 100.0%
3/27/1992 White Men Can't Jump $14,711,124 1,929 $76,253,806 $90,753,806 84.0%
6/7/1991 Jungle Fever $5,332,860 844 $31,739,045 $31,739,045 100.0%
3/8/1991 New Jack City $7,039,622 905 $47,624,253 $47,624,253 100.0%
11/14/1986 Streets of Gold $1,279,498 797 $2,546,238 $2,546,238 100.0%
Movies: 26Totals:  $843,168,589$1,383,572,191 
 Averages:$8,938,8671,584$32,429,561$53,214,31583.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/4/2015 Chi-raq $1,198,453 1,576 $2,653,031 $2,674,184 99.2%
12/25/1998 Down in the Delta $1,636,678 417 $5,672,903 $5,672,903 100.0%
5/13/1992 The Waterdance $0 0 $1,723,319 $1,723,319 100.0%
9/28/1990 King of New York $411,597 115 $2,389,850 $2,389,850 100.0%
8/3/1990 Mo' Better Blues $4,387,360 572 $16,153,000 $16,153,000 100.0%
4/7/1989 Major League $8,836,265 1,615 $49,793,054 $49,793,054 100.0%
1/16/1987 Critical Condition $5,715,701 1,343 $20,240,502 $20,240,502 100.0%
2/14/1986 Wildcats $5,472,905 1,062 $26,285,544 $26,285,544 100.0%
Movies: 8Totals:  $124,911,203$124,932,356 
 Averages:$3,457,370838$15,613,900$15,616,54599.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 196 $843,168,589
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,901-12,000) 11,988 $124,911,203
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 757 $995,243,385
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 871 $446,287,068
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 600 $75,375,152
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 859 $1,070,618,537
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 424 $540,403,602
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 48,401-48,500) 48,414 $21,153
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,607 $552,494,395
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,289 $397,373,288
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 904 $14,400,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,058 $566,898,209
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 275 $1,383,572,191
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 22,201-22,300) 22,234 $124,932,356
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,321 $1,547,737,780
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,075 $843,660,356
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 749 $89,775,152
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,489 $1,637,516,746
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 41 131
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office 11 281
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office 1 446
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office 1 391
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office 4 342
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office 28 189
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office 50 138
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office 30 175
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office 39 163
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office 32 158
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 250 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Domestic Box Office 100 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 164 69
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office 69 111
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 246 42
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 214 42
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 458 22
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 433 22
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 489 22
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 112 73
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 132 70
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 140 70
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the International Box Office 54 134
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 169 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 149 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 222 68
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 208 68
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 237 68
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office 42 126
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 264 2
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 142 70
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 162 68
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Worldwide Box Office 61 131
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 188 63
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 162 63
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 250 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 244 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 288 60
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 154 $489,360,046
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 329 $91,758,787
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 121 $204,216,153
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 158 $57,833,603
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 303 $327,690,301
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 139 $212,713,301
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 207 $817,050,347
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 505 $91,758,787
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 130 $416,929,454
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 181 $57,833,603
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 138 $843,168,589
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 278 $540,403,602
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 185 $1,383,572,191
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies 85 $580,874,435
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 259 $58,078,001
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies (Rank 101-200) 117 $204,216,153
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 256 $226,690,301
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 200 $101,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies (Rank 101-200) 123 $212,713,301
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 136 $807,564,736
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 230 $159,078,001
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies (Rank 101-200) 123 $416,929,454
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies 87 $467,273,936
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 265 $112,720,376
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 161 $130,694,347
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 76 $132,457,697
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 401-500) 456 $22,233
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 123 $525,752,135
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 648 $14,500,000
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,567 $151,467
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 106 $993,026,071
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 349 $127,220,376
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 273 $130,845,814
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 158 $132,457,697
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 501-600) 577 $22,233
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 495 $133,622,717
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies 31 $706,999,634
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 476 $170,138,834
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 111 $370,264,768
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 482 $303,761,551
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies 50 $1,077,264,402
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 95 $273,678,724
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 261 $68,205,615
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 297 $53,907,197
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 101-200) 150 $160,167,762
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 390 $28,607,015
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 159 $39,322,544
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 322 $101,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 297 $41,900,000
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 419 $14,651,467
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 46 $170,138,834
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 179 $374,678,724
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 385 $68,205,615
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 296 $95,807,197
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 278 $174,819,229
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 419 $28,607,015
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 54 $209,461,378

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/4/2017 Armed Response Producer $0 $3,814 $3,814
12/8/2004 Blade: Trinity Producer $52,397,389 $78,955,776 $131,353,165
3/22/2002 Blade 2 Producer $81,676,888 $72,661,713 $154,338,601
8/21/1998 Blade Producer $70,141,876 $61,095,812 $131,237,688
4/24/1998 The Big Hit Producer $27,066,941 $0 $27,066,941
Movies: 5Totals:$231,283,094$212,717,115$444,000,209
  Averages:$46,256,619$42,543,423$88,800,042


Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/4/2017 Armed Response $0 0 $0 $3,814 0.0%
12/8/2004 Blade: Trinity $16,061,271 2,912 $52,397,389 $131,353,165 39.9%
3/22/2002 Blade 2 $32,528,016 2,707 $81,676,888 $154,338,601 52.9%
8/21/1998 Blade $17,073,856 2,389 $70,141,876 $131,237,688 53.4%
4/24/1998 The Big Hit $10,809,424 2,149 $27,066,941 $27,066,941 100.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $231,283,094$444,000,209 
 Averages:$15,294,5132,031$46,256,619$88,800,04249.3%



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