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Shawn Wayans

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $696,403,639 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,990)
Best-known acting roles: Ray (Scary Movie), Kevin Copeland (White Chicks), Darryl (Little Man), Ray Maker (Scary Movie 2), (Dance Flick)
Best-known technical roles: Scary Movie (Screenwriter), Scary Movie V (Character Creator)
Most productive collaborators: Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Cheri Oteri, Buddy Johnson, Shannon Elizabeth

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLead Ensemble Member1$157,019,771$120,180,229$277,200,000
Supporting1$25,794,018$6,430,606$32,224,624
Leading1$19,674,813$0$19,674,813
(Unclassified)4$212,092,521$155,211,681$367,304,202
In Technical RolesScreenwriter1$157,019,771$120,180,229$277,200,000
Character Creator1$32,015,787$46,598,194$78,613,981

Career Trend

This graph shows Shawn Wayans’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
5/22/2009 Dance Flick   $25,794,018 $6,430,606 $32,224,624
7/14/2006 Little Man Darryl  $58,636,047 $43,000,000 $101,636,047
6/23/2004 White Chicks Kevin Copeland  $69,148,997 $42,300,000 $111,448,997
7/4/2001 Scary Movie 2 Ray Maker  $71,277,420 $69,911,681 $141,189,101
7/7/2000 Scary Movie Ray  $157,019,771 $120,180,229 $277,200,000
1/12/1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central Wh… Ashtray  $19,674,813 $0 $19,674,813
12/14/1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Pedestrian  $13,030,057 $0 $13,030,057
Movies: 7Totals:$414,581,123$281,822,516$696,403,639
  Averages:$59,225,875$40,260,359$99,486,234

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/7/2000 Scary Movie $42,346,669 3,301 $157,019,771 $277,200,000 56.6%
1/12/1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central Wh… $9,632,409 1,010 $19,674,813 $19,674,813 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $176,694,584$296,874,813 
 Averages:$25,989,5392,156$88,347,292$148,437,40778.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/22/2009 Dance Flick $10,643,536 2,459 $25,794,018 $32,224,624 80.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $25,794,018$32,224,624 
 Averages:$10,643,5362,459$25,794,018$32,224,62480.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 831 $176,694,584
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 36,001-36,100) 36,092 $25,794,018
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,775 $414,581,123
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,154 $157,019,771
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,213 $414,581,123
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,109 $120,180,229
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 38,401-38,500) 38,460 $6,430,606
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,101-6,200) 6,131 $281,822,516
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,644 $120,180,229
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,072 $281,822,516
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 958 $296,874,813
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 39,001-39,100) 39,058 $32,224,624
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,334 $696,403,639
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,377 $277,200,000
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,990 $696,403,639
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 166 16
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 178 16
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 207 16
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office 85 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office 99 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Domestic Box Office 93 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office 76 85
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office 92 85
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the International Box Office 90 85
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office 83 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office 97 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Worldwide Box Office 90 90
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 433 $176,694,584
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 647 $120,180,229
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 544 $296,874,813
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 637 $176,694,584
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 844 $120,180,229
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 721 $296,874,813
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 335 $176,694,584
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 456 $120,180,229
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 387 $296,874,813
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 150 $176,694,584
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 155 $120,180,229
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 143 $296,874,813
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 222 $176,694,584
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 347 $120,180,229
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 276 $296,874,813

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/11/2013 Scary Movie V Character Creator $32,015,787 $46,598,194 $78,613,981
7/7/2000 Scary Movie Screenwriter $157,019,771 $120,180,229 $277,200,000
Movies: 2Totals:$189,035,558$166,778,423$355,813,981
  Averages:$94,517,779$83,389,212$177,906,991



Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/7/2000 Scary Movie $42,346,669 3,301 $157,019,771 $277,200,000 56.6%
Movies: 1Totals:  $157,019,771$277,200,000 
 Averages:$42,346,6693,301$157,019,771$277,200,00056.6%


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