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Martin Lawrence

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $2,064,047,523 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,056)
Best-known acting roles: Bobby Davis (Wild Hogs), Marcus Burnett (Bad Boys II), Boog (Open Season), Malcolm (Big Momma's House), Malcolm (Big Momma's House 2)
Best-known technical roles: Big Momma's House (Executive Producer), Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Jill Culton, Tim Allen, Walt Becker, Ashton Kutcher, Roger Allers

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading7$537,859,057$448,087,956$985,947,013
Lead Ensemble Member2$88,349,772$11,501,384$99,851,156
Supporting1$26,004,026$0$26,004,026
(Unclassified)16$664,363,289$287,882,039$952,245,328
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer2$155,474,852$100,417,036$255,891,888

Career Trend

This graph shows Martin Lawrence’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
1/17/2020 Bad Boys For Life Detective Marcus Burnett  $0 $0 $0
2/18/2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Malcolm Turner/Big Momma  $37,915,414 $44,417,036 $82,332,450
4/16/2010 Death at a Funeral Ryan  $42,739,347 $6,237,886 $48,977,233
3/7/2008 College Road Trip James  $45,610,425 $5,263,498 $50,873,923
2/8/2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins RJ Stevens  $42,436,517 $1,171,110 $43,607,627
3/2/2007 Wild Hogs Bobby Davis  $168,213,584 $85,341,799 $253,555,383
9/29/2006 Open Season Boog  $85,105,259 $106,826,899 $191,932,158
1/27/2006 Big Momma's House 2 Malcolm  $70,165,972 $66,881,404 $137,047,376
7/1/2005 Rebound Roy McCormick/Preacher Don  $16,809,014 $683,000 $17,492,014
7/18/2003 Bad Boys II Marcus Burnett  $138,540,870 $134,731,112 $273,271,982
1/17/2003 National Security Earl Montgomery  $36,288,951 $18,310,349 $54,599,300
8/2/2002 Martin Lawrence Live: RunTelDat Himself  $19,184,820 $0 $19,184,820
11/21/2001 Black Knight Jamal Walker  $33,422,806 $0 $33,422,806
6/1/2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen? Kevin Caffery  $32,267,774 $6,194,297 $38,462,071
6/2/2000 Big Momma's House Malcolm  $117,559,438 $56,000,000 $173,559,438
9/17/1999 Blue Streak Miles Logan  $68,208,190 $49,239,967 $117,448,157
4/16/1999 Life Claude  $64,062,587 $9,459,000 $73,521,587
7/18/1997 Nothing To Lose T. Paul  $44,480,039 $20,114,022 $64,594,061
4/3/1996 A Thin Line Between Love & Hate Darnell Wright  $34,873,513 $0 $34,873,513
4/7/1995 Bad Boys Marcus Burnett  $65,647,413 $75,600,000 $141,247,413
4/27/1994 You So Crazy Actor  $10,184,701 $0 $10,184,701
7/1/1992 Boomerang Tyler  $70,052,444 $61,000,000 $131,052,444
12/31/1991 Talkin' Dirty After Dark Terry  $978,775 $0 $978,775
10/23/1991 House Party 2 Bilal  $19,438,638 $0 $19,438,638
3/9/1990 House Party Bilal  $26,385,627 $0 $26,385,627
6/30/1989 Do the Right Thing Cee  $26,004,026 $0 $26,004,026
Movies: 26Totals:$1,316,576,144$747,471,379$2,064,047,523
  Averages:$50,637,544$28,748,899$79,386,443

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/17/2020 Bad Boys For Life $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/18/2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son $16,300,803 2,821 $37,915,414 $82,332,450 46.1%
4/16/2010 Death at a Funeral $16,217,540 2,459 $42,739,347 $48,977,233 87.3%
3/7/2008 College Road Trip $13,601,419 2,706 $45,610,425 $50,873,923 89.7%
2/8/2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins $16,207,730 2,387 $42,436,517 $43,607,627 97.3%
3/2/2007 Wild Hogs $39,699,023 3,401 $168,213,584 $253,555,383 66.3%
9/29/2006 Open Season $23,624,548 3,833 $85,105,259 $191,932,158 44.3%
7/18/2003 Bad Boys II $46,522,560 3,202 $138,540,870 $273,271,982 50.7%
4/7/1995 Bad Boys $15,523,358 2,132 $65,647,413 $141,247,413 46.5%
Movies: 9Totals:  $626,208,829$1,085,798,169 
 Averages:$20,855,2202,549$69,578,759$120,644,24166.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/30/1989 Do the Right Thing $3,563,535 498 $26,004,026 $26,004,026 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $26,004,026$26,004,026 
 Averages:$3,563,535498$26,004,026$26,004,026100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 270 $626,208,829
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 36,001-36,100) 36,017 $26,004,026
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 494 $1,231,470,885
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 774 $498,667,053
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 33,701-33,800) 33,738 $26,004,026
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 598 $1,316,576,144
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 487 $459,589,340
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,140 $640,644,480
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,410 $351,591,331
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,137 $747,471,379
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 359 $1,085,798,169
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 40,601-40,700) 40,633 $26,004,026
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 968 $1,872,115,365
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,063 $850,258,384
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 37,701-37,800) 37,782 $26,004,026
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,056 $2,064,047,523
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office 90 74
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office 93 74
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office 96 74
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 111 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office 100 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 102 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Domestic Box Office 98 88
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office 32 161
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office 38 161
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office 98 99
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 313 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 334 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 473 23
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 103 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 110 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 113 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 149 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 164 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 194 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 414 10
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 473 10
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 500 10
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 102 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Worldwide Box Office 98 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 104 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 114 80
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 114 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 128 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 396 7
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 397 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 464 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 472 19
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 123 $583,469,482
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 101-200) 169 $42,739,347
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 204 $453,351,454
Top International Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 201-300) 293 $6,237,886
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 148 $1,036,820,936
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 201-300) 201 $48,977,233
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 228 $541,103,570
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 253 $85,105,259
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 418 $352,762,441
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 278 $106,826,899
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 296 $893,866,011
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 272 $191,932,158
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies 94 $541,103,570
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 316 $85,105,259
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 163 $352,762,441
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 329 $106,826,899
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 115 $893,866,011
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 325 $191,932,158
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 445 $130,715,684
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 192 $204,188,283
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 80 $291,304,862
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 586 $112,090,397
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 266 $210,331,112
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 137 $137,167,831
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 536 $242,806,081
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 232 $414,519,395
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 102 $428,472,693
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 301-400) 305 $248,565,515
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 149 $246,927,630
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 486 $85,105,259
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 113 $45,610,425
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 540 $130,929,945
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 197 $216,568,998
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 451 $106,826,899
Top International Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 132 $5,263,498
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 416 $379,495,460
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 171 $463,496,628
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 472 $191,932,158
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $50,873,923
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 203 $213,824,009
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 382 $42,436,517
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies 43 $332,032,889
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 403 $37,915,414
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 329 $90,605,297
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 465 $1,171,110
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies 53 $323,395,897
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 352 $44,417,036
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 278 $304,429,306
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 432 $43,607,627
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies 47 $655,428,786
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 361 $82,332,450

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/18/2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Executive Producer $37,915,414 $44,417,036 $82,332,450
6/2/2000 Big Momma's House Executive Producer $117,559,438 $56,000,000 $173,559,438
Movies: 2Totals:$155,474,852$100,417,036$255,891,888
  Averages:$77,737,426$50,208,518$127,945,944





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