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Common

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $2,951,730,674 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #316)
Best-known acting roles: Monster T (Suicide Squad), Cassian (John Wick: Chapter Two), Evans (Now You See Me), The Gunsmith (Wanted), Barnes (Terminator Salvation)
Most productive collaborators: Morgan Freeman, Joel Kinnaman, David Ayer, Will Smith, Jared Leto

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting16$1,321,663,396$1,630,067,278$2,951,730,674
Leading3$26,618,640$40,500,000$67,118,640
Lead Ensemble Member2$54,032,844$374,151$54,406,995
Inverviewee2$406,284$0$406,284
Cameo1$32,363,404$13,861,922$46,225,326
(Unclassified)9$22,269,165$327,302$22,596,467

Career Trend

This graph shows Common’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


Smallfoot Trailer

November 28th, 2017

Animated adventure with the voices of Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya, and Common, opens September 28, 2018 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Featured Blu-ray and DVD Review: John Wick: Chapter 2

June 11th, 2017

John Wick: Chapter 2

The original John Wick came out of nowhere. There was no hype machine pumping up the film, so most moviegoers had no real idea what was coming. There was strong buzz from the people who had seen it, but nothing compared to the average midlevel release. Its reviews were amazing, but it still didn’t really find a large audience in theaters. Fortunately for the studio, it was inexpensive enough that it made enough profit to justify a sequel. Can John Wick: Chapter 2 live up to its predecessor? More...

Limited Releases: Outside the Box

January 18th, 2013

It's a short list of limited releases this week, and only one of them, Outside Satan is earning overall positive reviews. Unfortunately, it has almost no chance at the box office due to its art house nature. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/26/2018 Hunter Killer   $0 $0 $0
9/28/2018 Smallfoot Stonekeeper  $0 $0 $0
8/17/2018 Three Seconds Grens  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 Best Day of my Life   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 The Hate U Give   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 Quick Draw   $0 $0 $0
12/1/2017 Love Beats Rhymes   $0 $0 $0
6/13/2017 Misdirection: The Real Magic   $0 $0 $0
6/9/2017 Megan Leavey Gunny Martin  $13,406,304 $75,198 $13,481,502
4/14/2017 Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Docu… Himself  $406,284 $0 $406,284
2/10/2017 John Wick: Chapter Two Cassian  $92,029,184 $79,500,000 $171,529,184
10/14/2016 Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Himself  $0 $0 $0
8/5/2016 Suicide Squad Monster T  $325,100,054 $421,000,000 $746,100,054
5/6/2016 Being Charlie Travis  $30,400 $0 $30,400
4/15/2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut Rashad  $54,030,051 $374,151 $54,404,202
6/3/2015 Entourage Common  $32,363,404 $13,861,922 $46,225,326
5/15/2015 Every Secret Thing Devlin  $103,536 $0 $103,536
3/13/2015 Run All Night Andrew Price  $26,461,644 $40,500,000 $66,961,644
1/9/2015 Selma James Bevel  $52,076,908 $14,700,000 $66,776,908
5/31/2013 Now You See Me Evans  $117,723,989 $225,045,211 $342,769,200
4/19/2013 Pawn   $2,793 $0 $2,793
1/18/2013 LUV Vincent  $156,996 $0 $156,996
8/15/2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Coach Cal  $51,853,450 $3,395,709 $55,249,159
12/9/2011 New Year’s Eve Soldier  $54,544,638 $92,305,635 $146,850,273
11/18/2011 Happy Feet Two Seymour  $64,006,466 $93,950,000 $157,956,466
5/14/2010 Just Wright   $21,540,363 $327,302 $21,867,665
4/9/2010 Date Night Collins  $98,711,404 $53,557,629 $152,269,033
5/21/2009 Terminator Salvation Barnes  $125,322,469 $240,169,323 $365,491,792
6/27/2008 Wanted The Gunsmith  $134,508,551 $207,907,909 $342,416,460
4/11/2008 Street Kings Coates  $26,418,667 $39,039,144 $65,457,811
11/2/2007 American Gangster Turner Lucas  $130,164,645 $137,820,811 $267,985,456
1/26/2007 Smokin' Aces Sir Ivy  $35,662,731 $21,600,709 $57,263,440
11/5/2004 Fade to Black   $728,802 $0 $728,802
Movies: 33Totals:$1,457,353,733$1,685,130,653$3,142,484,386
  Averages:$44,162,234$51,064,565$95,226,800

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/26/2018 Hunter Killer $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/15/2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut $20,242,415 2,676 $54,030,051 $54,404,202 99.3%
3/13/2015 Run All Night $11,012,305 3,171 $26,461,644 $66,961,644 39.5%
4/19/2013 Pawn $2,137 1 $2,793 $2,793 100.0%
1/18/2013 LUV $83,194 45 $156,996 $156,996 100.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $80,651,484$121,525,635 
 Averages:$6,268,0101,179$16,130,297$24,305,12784.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/9/2017 Megan Leavey $3,810,867 1,956 $13,406,304 $13,481,502 99.4%
2/10/2017 John Wick: Chapter Two $30,436,123 3,113 $92,029,184 $171,529,184 53.7%
8/5/2016 Suicide Squad $133,682,248 4,255 $325,100,054 $746,100,054 43.6%
5/6/2016 Being Charlie $11,872 14 $30,400 $30,400 100.0%
5/15/2015 Every Secret Thing $11,083 20 $103,536 $103,536 100.0%
1/9/2015 Selma $571,450 2,235 $52,076,908 $66,776,908 78.0%
5/31/2013 Now You See Me $29,350,389 3,082 $117,723,989 $342,769,200 34.3%
8/15/2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green $10,822,903 2,717 $51,853,450 $55,249,159 93.9%
12/9/2011 New Year’s Eve $13,019,180 3,505 $54,544,638 $146,850,273 37.1%
11/18/2011 Happy Feet Two $21,237,068 3,611 $64,006,466 $157,956,466 40.5%
4/9/2010 Date Night $25,207,599 3,380 $98,711,404 $152,269,033 64.8%
5/21/2009 Terminator Salvation $42,558,390 3,602 $125,322,469 $365,491,792 34.3%
6/27/2008 Wanted $50,927,085 3,185 $134,508,551 $342,416,460 39.3%
4/11/2008 Street Kings $12,469,631 2,469 $26,418,667 $65,457,811 40.4%
11/2/2007 American Gangster $43,565,135 3,111 $130,164,645 $267,985,456 48.6%
1/26/2007 Smokin' Aces $14,638,755 2,219 $35,662,731 $57,263,440 62.3%
Movies: 16Totals:  $1,321,663,396$2,951,730,674 
 Averages:$27,019,9862,655$82,603,962$184,483,16760.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,279 $80,651,484
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 246 $1,321,663,396
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 392 $1,360,983,863
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 781 $483,447,329
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 421 $696,150,125
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 907 $32,363,404
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 476 $1,457,353,733
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,679 $40,874,151
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 396 $1,630,067,278
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 506 $1,577,318,731
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,084 $475,864,887
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 791 $830,948,330
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 854 $13,861,922
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 602 $1,685,130,653
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,457 $121,525,635
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 316 $2,951,730,674
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 429 $2,938,302,594
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 936 $959,312,216
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 530 $1,527,098,455
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 941 $46,225,326
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 517 $3,142,484,386
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 496 9
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 360 46
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 402 46
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 421 37
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 760 $80,651,484
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,059 $40,874,151
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 916 $121,525,635
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,020 $80,651,484
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,400 $40,874,151
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,191 $121,525,635
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 622 $80,651,484
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 842 $40,874,151
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 712 $121,525,635
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 485 $54,030,051
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 451 $26,461,644
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,763 $156,996
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 945 $2,793
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,060 $374,151
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 483 $40,500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 597 $54,404,202
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 475 $66,961,644
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,072 $156,996
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,072 $2,793
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 794 $54,030,051
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 896 $26,621,433
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,428 $374,151
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 649 $40,500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 999 $54,404,202
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 797 $67,121,433
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 339 $80,491,695
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 436 $40,874,151
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 404 $121,365,846


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