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Bill Duke

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $1,450,939,305 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,786)
Best-known acting roles: Bolvier Trask (X-Men: The Last Stand), Police Chief (Red Dragon), Chief Hinges (Exit Wounds), Albert Diggs (Bird on a Wire), Lt. Washington (National Security)
Best-known technical roles: Sister Act 2 Back in the Habit (Director), A Rage in Harlem (Director), Cover (Director), The Cemetery Club (Director), Deep Cover (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Brett Ratner, Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ted Tally, Ralph Fiennes

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting8$464,118,144$406,117,484$870,235,628
Lead Ensemble Member1$226,232$0$226,232
Inverviewee1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)14$365,194,985$215,282,460$580,477,445
In Technical RolesDirector7$124,123,128$160,167$124,283,295

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/13/2017 American Satan Gabriel  $226,232 $0 $226,232
6/6/2016 Restored Me Officer Brantley  $36,633 $0 $36,633
7/19/2013 Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp Himself  $0 $0 $0
4/8/2011 Henry's Crime Hoch Frank  $102,541 $0 $102,541
6/6/2008 The Go-Getter Liquor Supply  $11,931 $163 $12,094
6/22/2007 Yellow Miles Emory  $0 $0 $0
5/26/2006 X-Men: The Last Stand Bolvier Trask  $234,362,462 $224,898,484 $459,260,946
11/9/2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Levar  $30,981,850 $15,685,105 $46,666,955
1/17/2003 National Security Lt. Washington  $36,288,951 $18,310,349 $54,599,300
10/4/2002 Red Dragon Police Chief  $92,955,420 $113,500,000 $206,455,420
7/12/2002 Never Again Earl  $307,631 $1,162 $308,793
12/7/2001 No Man's Land Malcolm  $1,067,481 $1,616,726 $2,684,207
3/16/2001 Exit Wounds Chief Hinges  $51,758,599 $28,200,000 $79,958,599
2/2/2001 Fever Detective Glass  $4,068 $0 $4,068
10/8/1999 The Limey Head DEA Agent  $3,193,102 $2,836,945 $6,030,047
2/5/1999 Payback Detective Hicks  $81,526,121 $80,100,000 $161,626,121
12/10/1993 Sister Act 2 Back in the Habit Mr. Johnson  $57,319,029 $0 $57,319,029
5/26/1993 Menace II Society Detective  $27,731,527 $0 $27,731,527
5/18/1990 Bird on a Wire Albert Diggs  $70,978,012 $67,719,000 $138,697,012
2/12/1988 Action Jackson Captain Armbruster  $20,257,000 $0 $20,257,000
10/23/1987 No Man’s Land Malcolm  $2,877,571 $0 $2,877,571
6/12/1987 Predator Sergeant Mac  $59,735,548 $38,532,010 $98,267,558
10/4/1985 Commando Cooke  $35,073,978 $0 $35,073,978
2/1/1980 American Gigolo Leon  $22,743,674 $30,000,000 $52,743,674
Movies: 24Totals:$829,539,361$621,399,944$1,450,939,305
  Averages:$34,564,140$25,891,664$60,455,804

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/13/2017 American Satan $135,378 55 $226,232 $226,232 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $226,232$226,232 
 Averages:$135,37855$226,232$226,232100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/6/2016 Restored Me $0 10 $36,633 $36,633 100.0%
4/8/2011 Henry's Crime $8,726 8 $102,541 $102,541 100.0%
5/26/2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $102,750,665 3,714 $234,362,462 $459,260,946 51.0%
10/4/2002 Red Dragon $36,540,945 3,363 $92,955,420 $206,455,420 45.0%
5/26/1993 Menace II Society $3,839,638 581 $27,731,527 $27,731,527 100.0%
5/18/1990 Bird on a Wire $15,338,160 2,008 $70,978,012 $138,697,012 51.2%
10/23/1987 No Man’s Land $1,088,273 510 $2,877,571 $2,877,571 100.0%
10/4/1985 Commando $7,700,015 1,504 $35,073,978 $35,073,978 100.0%
Movies: 8Totals:  $464,118,144$870,235,628 
 Averages:$20,908,3031,462$58,014,768$108,779,45480.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,058 $226,232
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,951 $464,118,144
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,042 $829,539,361
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,192 $333,334,866
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,301-13,400) 13,400 $95,935,532
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,254 $829,539,361
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,144 $406,117,484
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,225 $621,399,944
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,571 $292,617,484
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 12,901-13,000) 12,996 $113,500,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,726 $621,399,944
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,920 $226,232
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,950 $870,235,628
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,476 $1,450,939,305
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,387 $625,952,350
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,201-13,300) 13,288 $209,435,532
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,786 $1,450,939,305
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,841 $226,232
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,488 $226,232
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,704 $226,232
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,516 $226,232
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,544 $226,232
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,124 $226,232
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 601-700) 660 $226,232
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 701-800) 779 $226,232
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,003 $226,232
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,288 $226,232

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/9/2009 Not Easily Broken Director $10,572,742 $160,167 $10,732,909
2/22/2008 Cover Director $79,436 $0 $79,436
8/27/1997 Hoodlum Director $23,489,997 $0 $23,489,997
12/10/1993 Sister Act 2 Back in the Habit Director $57,319,029 $0 $57,319,029
2/3/1993 The Cemetery Club Director $5,583,621 $0 $5,583,621
4/15/1992 Deep Cover Director $16,639,799 $0 $16,639,799
5/3/1991 A Rage in Harlem Director $10,438,504 $0 $10,438,504
Movies: 7Totals:$124,123,128$160,167$124,283,295
  Averages:$17,731,875$22,881$17,754,756

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/9/2009 Not Easily Broken $5,314,278 725 $10,572,742 $10,732,909 98.5%
2/22/2008 Cover $30,000 14 $79,436 $79,436 100.0%
8/27/1997 Hoodlum $8,162,768 2,020 $23,489,997 $23,489,997 100.0%
12/10/1993 Sister Act 2 Back in the Habit $7,569,219 2,178 $57,319,029 $57,319,029 100.0%
2/3/1993 The Cemetery Club $0 0 $5,583,621 $5,583,621 100.0%
4/15/1992 Deep Cover $3,451,356 902 $16,639,799 $16,639,799 100.0%
5/3/1991 A Rage in Harlem $2,458,080 545 $10,438,504 $10,438,504 100.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $124,123,128$124,283,295 
 Averages:$3,855,100912$17,731,875$17,754,75699.8%




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