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Carl Weathers

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $1,167,651,104 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,674)
Best-known acting roles: Apollo Creed (Rocky IV), Apollo Creed (Rocky III), Military Police (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), Apollo Creed (Rocky), Chubbs Peterson (Little Nicky)
Most productive collaborators: Adam Sandler, Sylvester Stallone, David Koechner, Tom Brady, Burt Young

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$674,584,062$493,067,042$1,167,651,104
Leading2$27,357,000$0$27,357,000
Cameo1$39,442,871$18,827,520$58,270,391
Archival Footage1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)4$127,369,299$115,000,000$242,369,299

Career Trend

This graph shows Carl Weathers’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
11/21/2018 Creed 2 Apollo Creed  $0 $0 $0
4/14/2017 Sandy Wexler   $0 $0 $0
11/30/2007 The Sasquatch Gang Dr. Artimus Snodgrass  $9,458 $0 $9,458
10/19/2007 The Comebacks Freddie Wiseman  $13,349,927 $189,227 $13,539,154
11/27/2002 Eight Crazy Nights GNC Guy  $23,607,202 $0 $23,607,202
11/10/2000 Little Nicky Chubbs Peterson  $39,442,871 $18,827,520 $58,270,391
2/16/1996 Happy Gilmore Chubbs  $38,623,460 $2,380,952 $41,004,412
2/12/1988 Action Jackson Action Jackson  $20,257,000 $0 $20,257,000
6/12/1987 Predator Dillon  $59,735,548 $38,532,010 $98,267,558
11/27/1985 Rocky IV Apollo Creed  $127,873,716 $172,500,000 $300,373,716
5/28/1982 Rocky III Apollo Creed  $125,049,125 $0 $125,049,125
1/1/1981 Death Hunt Sundog/George Washington Lincoln Brown  $5,000,000 $0 $5,000,000
6/15/1979 Rocky 2 Apollo Creed  $85,182,160 $115,000,000 $200,182,160
12/22/1978 Force 10 from Navarone Sergeant Watter Weaver  $7,100,000 $0 $7,100,000
11/16/1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Military Police  $169,100,479 $171,700,000 $340,800,479
11/11/1977 Semi-Tough Dreamer Tatum  $37,187,139 $0 $37,187,139
11/21/1976 Rocky Apollo Creed  $117,235,147 $107,764,853 $225,000,000
Movies: 17Totals:$868,753,232$626,894,562$1,495,647,794
  Averages:$51,103,131$36,876,151$87,979,282

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/12/1988 Action Jackson $5,424,783 1,636 $20,257,000 $20,257,000 100.0%
12/22/1978 Force 10 from Navarone $0 0 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $27,357,000$27,357,000 
 Averages:$2,712,392818$13,678,500$13,678,500100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/30/2007 The Sasquatch Gang $9,458 9 $9,458 $9,458 100.0%
10/19/2007 The Comebacks $5,554,594 2,812 $13,349,927 $13,539,154 98.6%
11/27/2002 Eight Crazy Nights $9,434,175 2,503 $23,607,202 $23,607,202 100.0%
2/16/1996 Happy Gilmore $10,112,005 2,069 $38,623,460 $41,004,412 94.2%
6/12/1987 Predator $12,031,638 1,636 $59,735,548 $98,267,558 60.8%
11/27/1985 Rocky IV $19,991,537 2,254 $127,873,716 $300,373,716 42.6%
5/28/1982 Rocky III $16,015,408 1,317 $125,049,125 $125,049,125 100.0%
11/16/1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind $0 901 $169,100,479 $340,800,479 49.6%
11/21/1976 Rocky $0 0 $117,235,147 $225,000,000 52.1%
Movies: 9Totals:  $674,584,062$1,167,651,104 
 Averages:$8,127,6461,500$74,953,785$129,739,01277.5%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,967 $27,357,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 997 $674,584,062
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,081 $805,703,159
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,921 $244,681,068
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 849 $39,442,871
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,135 $868,753,232
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,036 $493,067,042
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,193 $608,067,042
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,401-8,500) 8,448 $174,270,179
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 774 $18,827,520
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,590 $626,894,562
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,429 $27,357,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,674 $1,167,651,104
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,479 $1,413,770,201
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,798 $418,951,247
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 839 $58,270,391
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,662 $1,495,647,794
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 105 55
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 110 55
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 120 55
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,420 $20,257,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,780 $20,257,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,711 $27,357,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,145 $27,357,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,261 $20,257,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,594 $20,257,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 448 $27,357,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 557 $27,357,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 966 $20,257,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,195 $20,257,000


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