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Elijah Kelley

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $442,125,042 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #7,083)
Best-known acting roles: Charlie Gaines (Lee Daniels' The Butler), Seaweed J. Stubbs (Hairspray), Samuel "Joker" George (Red Tails), Sunny (Strange Magic), Darnell (28 Days)
Most productive collaborators: James Marsden, John Travolta, Adam Shankman, Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$272,539,459$169,585,583$442,125,042
Lead Ensemble Member2$62,305,960$1,437,477$63,743,437

Career Trend

This graph shows Elijah Kelley’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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/23/2015 Strange Magic Sunny  $12,429,583 $948,356 $13,377,939
3/28/2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib Tunde  $0 $0 $0
8/16/2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler Charlie Gaines  $116,632,095 $60,393,403 $177,025,498
1/20/2012 Red Tails Samuel "Joker" George  $49,876,377 $489,121 $50,365,498
7/20/2007 Hairspray Seaweed J. Stubbs  $118,871,849 $84,163,723 $203,035,572
4/14/2000 28 Days Darnell  $37,035,515 $25,028,457 $62,063,972
Movies: 6Totals:$334,845,419$171,023,060$505,868,479
  Averages:$55,807,570$28,503,843$84,311,413

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/23/2015 Strange Magic $5,504,441 3,020 $12,429,583 $13,377,939 92.9%
1/20/2012 Red Tails $18,782,154 2,573 $49,876,377 $50,365,498 99.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $62,305,960$63,743,437 
 Averages:$12,143,2982,797$31,152,980$31,871,71996.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/28/2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/16/2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $24,637,312 3,330 $116,632,095 $177,025,498 65.9%
7/20/2007 Hairspray $27,476,745 3,121 $118,871,849 $203,035,572 58.5%
4/14/2000 28 Days $10,310,672 2,560 $37,035,515 $62,063,972 59.7%
Movies: 4Totals:  $272,539,459$442,125,042 
 Averages:$15,606,1822,253$68,134,865$110,531,26161.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,449 $62,305,960
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,609 $272,539,459
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,104 $322,415,836
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,830 $215,973,570
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,282 $334,845,419
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,294 $1,437,477
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 10,601-10,700) 10,650 $169,585,583
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 10,301-10,400) 10,352 $170,074,704
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 16,101-16,200) 16,145 $86,859,337
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 11,401-11,500) 11,446 $171,023,060
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,972 $63,743,437
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,083 $442,125,042
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,297 $492,490,540
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,001-9,100) 9,042 $302,832,907
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,007 $505,868,479
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 399 35
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 401 35
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 381 35
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,637 $12,429,583
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies 96 $49,876,377
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,411 $948,356
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 401-500) 442 $489,121
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,001 $13,377,939
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 170 $50,365,498
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,368 $49,876,377
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 301-400) 367 $12,429,583
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,328 $489,121
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 401-500) 478 $948,356
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,851 $50,365,498
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 401-500) 421 $13,377,939
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 519 $12,429,583
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 258 $49,876,377
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 634 $948,356
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 785 $489,121
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 566 $13,377,939
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 396 $50,365,498
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 801-900) 893 $12,429,583
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 384 $49,876,377
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,049 $948,356
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 752 $489,121
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 988 $13,377,939
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 534 $50,365,498
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 845 $49,876,377
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 877 $12,429,583
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,426 $489,121
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 931 $948,356
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,042 $50,365,498
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 951 $13,377,939
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 570 $12,429,583
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 368 $49,876,377
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 508 $948,356
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 518 $489,121
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 583 $13,377,939
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 431 $50,365,498


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