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Paul Bates

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $364,645,089 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #8,409)
Best-known acting roles: Oha (Coming to America), Saul Jeffreys (The Preacher's Wife), Marty (True Romance), Buck (The Bonfire of the Vanities)
Most productive collaborators: Eddie Murphy, John Landis, Arsenio Hall, Robert D. Wachs, James Earl Jones

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$203,968,410$160,676,679$364,645,089

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,501-7,600) 7,600 $203,968,410
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 11,901-12,000) 11,937 $160,676,679
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,401-9,500) 9,428 $364,645,089

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
12/13/1996 The Preacher's Wife Saul Jeffreys  $48,102,795 $0 $48,102,795
9/10/1993 True Romance Marty  $12,281,000 $28,980 $12,309,980
12/19/1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities Buck  $15,432,314 $0 $15,432,314
6/29/1988 Coming to America Oha  $128,152,301 $160,647,699 $288,800,000
Movies: 4Totals:$203,968,410$160,676,679$364,645,089
  Averages:$50,992,103$40,169,170$91,161,272


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/13/1996 The Preacher's Wife $7,649,752 2,008 $48,102,795 $48,102,795 100.0%
9/10/1993 True Romance $4,023,420 1,254 $12,281,000 $12,309,980 99.8%
12/19/1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities $4,216,063 1,373 $15,432,314 $15,432,314 100.0%
6/29/1988 Coming to America $21,404,420 2,064 $128,152,301 $288,800,000 44.4%
Movies: 4Totals:  $203,968,410$364,645,089 
 Averages:$9,323,4141,675$50,992,103$91,161,27286.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists




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