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John Amos

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $417,977,950 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #8,420)
Best-known acting roles: Pastor Nelson (Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection), Maj. Grant (Die Hard 2), Uncle Virgil (My Baby's Daddy), Rev. Styles (Ricochet), Captain Meissner (Lock Up)
Most productive collaborators: Bruce Willis, Renny Harlin, Bonnie Bedelia, Lawrence Gordon, William Atherton

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting3$200,298,693$123,788,431$324,087,124
Inverviewee1$70,950$0$70,950
Leading1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)9$93,819,876$0$93,819,876

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,116 $294,189,519
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 14,701-14,800) 14,759 $123,788,431
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,401-8,500) 8,420 $417,977,950

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
7/8/2016 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Himself  $70,950 $0 $70,950
3/6/2015 Bad Asses On The Bayou Earl  $0 $0 $0
4/8/2014 Act of Faith   $0 $0 $0
6/29/2012 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection Pastor Nelson  $65,653,242 $1,297,645 $66,950,887
1/9/2004 My Baby's Daddy Uncle Virgil  $17,321,573 $639 $17,322,212
1/1/1996 For Better or Worse Gray  $41,628 $0 $41,628
10/25/1991 Due occhi diabolici Det. Legrand (segment "The Black Cat")  $349,618 $0 $349,618
10/4/1991 Ricochet Rev. Styles  $21,756,163 $0 $21,756,163
7/3/1990 Die Hard 2 Maj. Grant  $117,323,878 $122,490,147 $239,814,025
8/4/1989 Lock Up Captain Meissner  $21,717,616 $0 $21,717,616
8/16/1985 American Flyers Dr. Conrad  $1,420,355 $0 $1,420,355
8/20/1982 The Beastmaster Seth  $10,751,126 $0 $10,751,126
2/2/1973 The World's Greatest Athlete Coach Sam Archer  $22,583,370 $0 $22,583,370
1/1/1971 Sweet Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song   $15,200,000 $0 $15,200,000
Movies: 14Totals:$294,189,519$123,788,431$417,977,950
  Averages:$21,013,537$8,842,031$29,855,568

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/6/2015 Bad Asses On The Bayou $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $0$0 
 Averages:$00$0$00.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/29/2012 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection $25,390,575 2,161 $65,653,242 $66,950,887 98.1%
1/9/2004 My Baby's Daddy $7,548,819 1,448 $17,321,573 $17,322,212 100.0%
7/3/1990 Die Hard 2 $21,744,661 2,507 $117,323,878 $239,814,025 48.9%
Movies: 3Totals:  $200,298,693$324,087,124 
 Averages:$18,228,0182,039$66,766,231$108,029,04182.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists




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