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John Witherspoon

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 19 films, with $519,415,471 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #6,818)
Best-known acting roles: Pops (Little Man), Mr. Jones (Next Friday), Mr. Jackson (Boomerang), Mr. Jones (Friday After Next), Blind Man (A Thousand Words)
Most productive collaborators: Warren Beatty, Tim Meadows, Ennio Morricone, Eddie Murphy, Brian Robbins

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting3$58,571,683$5,141,660$63,713,343
(Unclassified)16$348,460,963$107,241,165$455,702,128

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,341 $407,032,646
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 15,901-16,000) 15,962 $112,382,825
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,818 $519,415,471

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
12/31/2018 Last Friday   $0 $0 $0
3/9/2012 A Thousand Words Blind Man  $18,450,127 $2,340,359 $20,790,486
7/14/2006 Little Man Pops  $58,636,047 $43,000,000 $101,636,047
11/22/2002 Friday After Next Mr. Jones  $33,253,609 $273,226 $33,526,835
10/13/2000 The Ladies Man Scrap Iron  $13,592,872 $126,602 $13,719,474
1/12/2000 Next Friday Mr. Jones  $57,176,582 $2,498,725 $59,675,307
5/27/1998 I Got the Hook-Up! Mr. Mimm  $10,317,779 $0 $10,317,779
5/15/1998 Bulworth Reverend Morris  $26,528,684 $2,674,699 $29,203,383
3/27/1998 Ride Roscoe  $5,485,295 $0 $5,485,295
5/14/1997 Sprung Detective  $7,553,105 $0 $7,553,105
10/27/1995 Vampire in Brooklyn Silas  $19,637,147 $0 $19,637,147
4/26/1995 Friday Mr. Jones  $27,467,564 $469,214 $27,936,778
10/29/1993 Fatal Instinct Arch  $7,839,327 $0 $7,839,327
8/6/1993 The Meteor Man Clarence James Carter III  $8,015,592 $0 $8,015,592
7/31/1992 Bébé's Kids Card Player #1 (voice)  $8,284,881 $0 $8,284,881
7/1/1992 Boomerang Mr. Jackson  $70,052,444 $61,000,000 $131,052,444
12/31/1991 Talkin' Dirty After Dark Dukie  $978,775 $0 $978,775
3/29/1991 The Five Heartbeats Wild Rudy  $7,377,189 $0 $7,377,189
3/9/1990 House Party Mr. Strickland  $26,385,627 $0 $26,385,627
Movies: 19Totals:$407,032,646$112,382,825$519,415,471
  Averages:$21,422,771$5,914,886$27,337,656


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/9/2012 A Thousand Words $6,176,280 1,895 $18,450,127 $20,790,486 88.7%
10/13/2000 The Ladies Man $5,426,390 2,043 $13,592,872 $13,719,474 99.1%
5/15/1998 Bulworth $141,816 2,051 $26,528,684 $29,203,383 90.8%
Movies: 3Totals:  $58,571,683$63,713,343 
 Averages:$3,914,8291,996$19,523,894$21,237,78192.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists




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