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Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne
 
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 64 films, with $5,957,227,824 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #142)
Best-known acting roles: Perry White (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Perry White (Man of Steel), Morpheus (The Matrix Reloaded), Omar (Ride Along), Gus Mancuso (Passengers)
Most productive collaborators: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Lawrence, Morten Tyldum, Andy Wachowski, Chris Pratt
Born: July 30th, 1961 (56 years old)

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting18$1,967,089,492$2,526,507,620$4,493,597,112
Leading5$208,333,152$292,037,453$500,370,605
Lead Ensemble Member4$187,352,182$148,252,723$335,604,905
Narrator1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)36$533,145,278$94,509,924$627,655,202
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer1$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Laurence Fishburne’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


Limited and VOD Releases: Yesterday is the Perfect Day to Watch a Limited Release

February 26th, 2016

Only Yesterday

It's Oscar weekend, so obviously there's not many new limited releases worth paying attention to. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny is the biggest, but Only Yesterday is the best. More...

2013 Preview: June

June 2nd, 2013

May ended on a mixed note, but there was still enough to celebrate. Of the seven films I thought had a legitimate shot at $100 million, four have already gotten there, one more is a sure thing, and another has a good shot as well. Only one, After Earth, will definitely fail to get to that milestone. (Although Now You See Me might get there instead.) Looking forward to June, there are four weekends, each with two wide releases, for a total of eight films. Of those eight, six have a legitimate shot at $100 million. One, Monsters University, should have no trouble getting to $200 million, and another, Man of Steel, should top $300 million. It is hard to compare this June with last June, because last June there were five weekends. Taking that into account and ignoring the first week, which lines up with the final week of May, there were eight wide releases. Of those eight, five hit $100 million, including three $200 million movies. There were no $300 million movies, so if the two big hits this month do as well as expected, 2013 could come out ahead. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/19/2018 Where’d You Go Bernadette   $0 $0 $0
7/6/2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp Dr. Bill Foster/Goliath  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 Imprisoned   $0 $0 $0
11/3/2017 Last Flag Flying   $965,481 $39,974 $1,005,455
2/10/2017 John Wick: Chapter Two Bowery King  $92,029,184 $79,500,000 $171,529,184
12/21/2016 Passengers Gus Mancuso  $100,014,699 $202,197,735 $302,212,434
3/25/2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Perry White  $330,360,194 $537,800,000 $868,160,194
2/26/2016 Standoff Sade  $0 $0 $0
10/17/2014 Rudderless Del  $56,001 $511,218 $567,219
6/13/2014 The Signal Damon  $600,896 $2,064,426 $2,665,322
1/17/2014 Ride Along Omar  $134,202,565 $19,531,235 $153,733,800
12/6/2013 Khumba Seko  $0 $20,898,221 $20,898,221
9/20/2013 The Colony Briggs  $0 $0 $0
6/14/2013 Man of Steel Perry White  $291,045,518 $376,954,000 $667,999,518
1/17/2012 Thurgood Thurgood Marshall  $0 $0 $0
10/7/2011 Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Narrator  $0 $0 $0
9/9/2011 Contagion Dr. Elis Cheever  $75,658,097 $61,893,497 $137,551,594
7/9/2010 Predators   $52,000,688 $75,233,701 $127,234,389
12/4/2009 Armored Baines  $15,988,876 $7,672,162 $23,661,038
7/7/2009 Five Fingers   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2008 Black Water Transit Jack  $0 $0 $0
3/28/2008 21 Cole Williams  $81,159,365 $78,687,064 $159,846,429
9/4/2007 The Death and Life of Bobby Z Tad Gruzsa  $0 $414,617 $414,617
6/15/2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Su… Voice of the Silver Surfer  $131,921,738 $157,558,953 $289,480,691
3/23/2007 TMNT Narrator  $54,149,098 $41,946,920 $96,096,018
11/17/2006 Bobby Edward Robinson  $11,242,801 $9,355,005 $20,597,806
5/5/2006 Mission: Impossible III John Brassel  $133,501,348 $264,000,000 $397,501,348
4/28/2006 Akeelah and the Bee Dr. Joshua Larabee  $18,848,430 $110,994 $18,959,424
1/19/2005 Assault On Precinct 13 Marion Bishop  $20,040,895 $16,000,000 $36,040,895
11/5/2003 The Matrix Revolutions Morpheus  $139,270,910 $288,029,350 $427,300,260
10/8/2003 Mystic River Whitey Powers  $90,135,191 $66,686,829 $156,822,020
5/15/2003 The Matrix Reloaded Morpheus  $281,553,689 $457,023,240 $738,576,929
1/31/2003 Biker Boyz Manuel 'Smoke' Galloway  $21,908,034 $0 $21,908,034
8/10/2001 Osmosis Jones Thrax  $13,596,911 $0 $13,596,911
8/3/2001 Apocalypse Now Redux Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Tyrone Miller/Mr.Clean  $4,615,959 $0 $4,615,959
10/27/2000 Once in the Life 20/20 Mike  $53,454 $0 $53,454
3/31/1999 The Matrix Morpheus  $171,479,930 $292,037,453 $463,517,383
8/27/1997 Hoodlum Ellsworth (Bumpy) Johnson  $23,489,997 $0 $23,489,997
8/15/1997 Event Horizon Miller  $26,673,242 $0 $26,673,242
7/19/1996 Fled Piper  $17,192,205 $2,700,000 $19,892,205
12/14/1995 Othello Othello  $2,844,379 $0 $2,844,379
2/17/1995 Just Cause Tanny Brown  $36,853,222 $0 $36,853,222
1/20/1995 Bad Company Nelson Crowe  $3,523,909 $0 $3,523,909
1/11/1995 Higher Learning Professor Maurice Phipps  $38,023,585 $0 $38,023,585
8/11/1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer Vinnie  $7,266,393 $0 $7,266,393
6/9/1993 What's Love Got to Do With It Ike Turner, Sr.  $39,100,956 $0 $39,100,956
4/15/1992 Deep Cover Russell Stevens, Jr./John Hull   $16,639,799 $0 $16,639,799
7/12/1991 Boyz n the Hood Furious Styles  $56,190,094 $10,540 $56,200,634
3/15/1991 Class Action Nick Holbrook   $23,968,042 $0 $23,968,042
1/18/1991 Cadence Roosevelt Stokes  $1,935,475 $0 $1,935,475
9/28/1990 King of New York Jimmy Jump  $2,389,850 $0 $2,389,850
6/17/1988 Red Heat Lt. Charlie Stobbs CPD  $34,994,648 $0 $34,994,648
2/12/1988 School Daze Dap Dunlap  $14,545,844 $0 $14,545,844
5/8/1987 Gardens of Stone Flanagan  $5,262,047 $0 $5,262,047
2/27/1987 A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Wa… Max  $44,793,222 $0 $44,793,222
1/1/1987 Cherry 2000 Glu Glu Lawyer  $14,000 $0 $14,000
4/11/1986 Band of the Hand Cream  $4,865,912 $0 $4,865,912
2/14/1986 Quicksilver Voodoo  $7,634,909 $0 $7,634,909
12/18/1985 The Color Purple Swain  $93,589,701 $0 $93,589,701
12/14/1984 The Cotton Club Bumpy Rhodes  $25,928,721 $0 $25,928,721
10/7/1983 Rumble Fish Midget  $2,500,000 $98 $2,500,098
2/19/1982 Death Wish II Cutter, Mugger  $16,100,000 $0 $16,100,000
1/1/1980 Willie and Phil Wilson  $4,400,000 $0 $4,400,000
8/15/1979 Apocalypse Now Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Tyrone Miller/Mr.Clean  $78,800,000 $2,450,488 $81,250,488
Movies: 64Totals:$2,895,920,104$3,061,307,720$5,957,227,824
  Averages:$45,248,752$47,832,933$93,081,685

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/26/2016 Standoff $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/20/2013 The Colony $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/17/2012 Thurgood $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/9/2011 Contagion $22,403,596 3,222 $75,658,097 $137,551,594 55.0%
12/4/2009 Armored $6,511,128 1,919 $15,988,876 $23,661,038 67.6%
3/28/2008 21 $24,105,943 2,952 $81,159,365 $159,846,429 50.8%
3/31/1999 The Matrix $27,788,331 2,908 $171,479,930 $463,517,383 37.0%
2/17/1995 Just Cause $10,607,932 2,059 $36,853,222 $36,853,222 100.0%
2/12/1988 School Daze $1,802,656 220 $14,545,844 $14,545,844 100.0%
Movies: 9Totals:  $395,685,334$835,975,510 
 Averages:$10,357,7321,476$43,965,037$92,886,16868.4%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/10/2017 John Wick: Chapter Two $30,436,123 3,113 $92,029,184 $171,529,184 53.7%
12/21/2016 Passengers $14,869,736 3,478 $100,014,699 $302,212,434 33.1%
3/25/2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $166,007,347 4,256 $330,360,194 $868,160,194 38.1%
10/17/2014 Rudderless $37,440 18 $56,001 $567,219 9.9%
6/13/2014 The Signal $155,642 204 $600,896 $2,665,322 22.5%
1/17/2014 Ride Along $41,516,170 2,867 $134,202,565 $153,733,800 87.3%
12/6/2013 Khumba $0 0 $0 $20,898,221 0.0%
6/14/2013 Man of Steel $116,619,362 4,207 $291,045,518 $667,999,518 43.6%
6/15/2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Su… $58,051,684 3,963 $131,921,738 $289,480,691 45.6%
3/23/2007 TMNT $24,255,205 3,120 $54,149,098 $96,096,018 56.3%
11/17/2006 Bobby $69,039 1,670 $11,242,801 $20,597,806 54.6%
5/5/2006 Mission: Impossible III $47,743,273 4,059 $133,501,348 $397,501,348 33.6%
11/5/2003 The Matrix Revolutions $48,475,154 3,502 $139,270,910 $427,300,260 32.6%
10/8/2003 Mystic River $640,815 1,581 $90,135,191 $156,822,020 57.5%
5/15/2003 The Matrix Reloaded $91,774,413 3,603 $281,553,689 $738,576,929 38.1%
8/3/2001 Apocalypse Now Redux $96,992 105 $4,615,959 $4,615,959 100.0%
12/18/1985 The Color Purple $1,710,333 1,109 $93,589,701 $93,589,701 100.0%
8/15/1979 Apocalypse Now $118,558 3 $78,800,000 $81,250,488 97.0%
Movies: 18Totals:  $1,967,089,492$4,493,597,112 
 Averages:$35,698,7382,270$109,282,750$249,644,28450.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 413 $395,685,334
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office 86 $1,967,089,492
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office 53 $2,708,883,787
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 153 $1,566,333,966
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,384 $228,393,162
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office 85 $2,895,920,104
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 493 $440,290,176
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 141 $2,526,507,620
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 143 $2,840,863,652
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 167 $2,181,861,419
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 29,301-29,400) 29,395 $21,595,661
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 190 $3,061,307,720
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 452 $835,975,510
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 120 $4,493,597,112
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 104 $5,549,747,439
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 161 $3,748,195,385
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,801-10,900) 10,893 $249,988,823
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 142 $5,957,227,824
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 117 36
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 129 36
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 143 36
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 123 53
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 115 53
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 125 53
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office 76 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office 68 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office 86 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 173 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 210 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 251 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 296 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 296 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 288 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office 53 98
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office 71 98
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 194 53
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 232 53
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 251 53
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 349 34
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 376 34
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 398 34
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office 65 97
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office 83 97
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 200 56
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 240 56
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 267 56
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 337 42
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 360 42
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 360 42
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 236 $314,525,969
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 370 $81,159,365
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 266 $361,603,112
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 392 $78,687,064
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 239 $676,129,081
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 384 $159,846,429
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 296 $395,685,334
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 338 $440,290,176
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 314 $835,975,510
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 398 $148,547,307
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies 63 $247,138,027
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 563 $86,359,226
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies 81 $353,930,950
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 472 $234,906,533
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies 70 $601,068,977
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 199 $171,479,930
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 697 $14,545,844
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 41 $209,659,560
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 198 $292,037,453
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 91 $148,252,723
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 192 $463,517,383
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 954 $14,545,844
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 56 $357,912,283
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 407 $172,806,338
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 162 $222,878,996
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 506 $148,252,723
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 135 $292,037,453
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 457 $321,059,061
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 144 $514,916,449
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 92 $283,991,249
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 165 $111,694,085
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 108 $353,930,950
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 203 $86,359,226
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 99 $637,922,199
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 197 $198,053,311

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/26/2016 Standoff Executive Producer $0 $0 $0
Movies: 1Totals:$0$0$0
  Averages:$0$0$0

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