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Damon Wayans

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 20 films, with $860,935,144 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,707)
Best-known acting roles: Banana Man (Beverly Hills Cop), (Dance Flick), Jimmy Dix (The Last Boy Scout), Cameo Appearance (Last Action Hero), Voice of Eddie (Look Who's Talking Too)
Most productive collaborators: Shoshana Bush, Essence Atkins, David Alan Grier, Amy Sedaris, Brennan Hillard

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading3$54,842,140$7,465,606$62,307,746
Supporting3$275,467,291$81,539,522$357,006,813
(Unclassified)14$354,149,819$87,470,766$441,620,585

Career Trend

This graph shows Damon 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
8/22/2003 Marci X Dr. Snatchcatcher  $1,646,664 $0 $1,646,664
10/6/2000 Bamboozled Pierre Delacroix  $2,185,266 $188,671 $2,373,937
9/6/1996 Bulletproof Keats  $21,195,840 $1,035,000 $22,230,840
5/3/1996 The Great White Hype James 'The Grim Reaper' Roper  $7,852,282 $0 $7,852,282
4/19/1996 Celtic Pride Lewis Scott  $9,240,378 $0 $9,240,378
1/12/1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central Wh… Baby  $19,674,813 $0 $19,674,813
3/24/1995 Major Payne Major Payne  $29,412,050 $0 $29,412,050
8/19/1994 Blankman Darryl Walker  $7,395,486 $0 $7,395,486
6/18/1993 Last Action Hero Cameo Appearance  $50,016,394 $87,282,095 $137,298,489
7/24/1992 Mo' Money Johnny Stewart  $40,190,000 $0 $40,190,000
12/13/1991 The Last Boy Scout Jimmy Dix  $59,509,925 $0 $59,509,925
12/14/1990 Look Who's Talking Too Voice of Eddie  $46,614,448 $0 $46,614,448
5/12/1989 Earth Girls are Easy Zeebo  $3,916,303 $0 $3,916,303
12/14/1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Leonard  $13,030,057 $0 $13,030,057
9/30/1988 Punchline Percy  $21,032,000 $0 $21,032,000
4/15/1988 Colors T-Bone  $46,616,067 $0 $46,616,067
6/19/1987 Roxanne Jerry  $39,148,164 $0 $39,148,164
3/1/1987 Hollywood Shuffle Body Guard #2/Willie  $5,228,617 $0 $5,228,617
12/5/1984 Beverly Hills Cop Banana Man  $234,760,478 $81,539,522 $316,300,000
Movies: 20Totals:$684,459,250$176,475,894$860,935,144
  Averages:$34,222,963$8,823,795$43,046,757

Leading or Lead Ensemble 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%
9/6/1996 Bulletproof $6,014,400 2,242 $21,195,840 $22,230,840 95.3%
5/3/1996 The Great White Hype $3,349,481 1,499 $7,852,282 $7,852,282 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $54,842,140$62,307,746 
 Averages:$6,669,1392,067$18,280,713$20,769,24991.8%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
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%
9/30/1988 Punchline $0 917 $21,032,000 $21,032,000 100.0%
12/5/1984 Beverly Hills Cop $15,214,805 2,006 $234,760,478 $316,300,000 74.2%
Movies: 3Totals:  $275,467,291$357,006,813 
 Averages:$8,282,4051,311$91,822,430$119,002,27191.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,517 $54,842,140
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,478 $275,467,291
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,397 $684,459,250
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,009 $29,048,122
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,610 $255,792,478
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,647 $684,459,250
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,557 $7,465,606
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 18,201-18,300) 18,300 $81,539,522
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,601-9,700) 9,663 $176,475,894
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400) 7,338 $1,035,000
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 16,201-16,300) 16,202 $81,539,522
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 10,701-10,800) 10,775 $176,475,894
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,940 $62,307,746
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,501-8,600) 8,577 $357,006,813
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,130 $860,935,144
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,988 $30,083,122
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,601-7,700) 7,693 $337,332,000
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,706 $860,935,144
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 149 24
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 163 24
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 199 24
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 966 $54,842,140
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,728 $7,465,606
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,275 $62,307,746
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,258 $54,842,140
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,260 $7,465,606
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,666 $62,307,746
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 808 $54,842,140
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,484 $7,465,606
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,044 $62,307,746
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 483 $21,195,840
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 597 $33,646,300
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 691 $1,035,000
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 760 $6,430,606
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 590 $22,230,840
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 662 $40,076,906
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,073 $25,794,018
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 850 $29,048,122
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,123 $6,430,606
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,562 $1,035,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,139 $32,224,624
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,044 $30,083,122
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 470 $21,195,840
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 546 $7,852,282
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 394 $25,794,018
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 451 $1,035,000
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 374 $6,430,606
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 492 $22,230,840
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 567 $7,852,282
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 399 $32,224,624


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