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Derek Luke

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $625,388,440 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,682)
Best-known acting roles: Gabe Jones (Captain America: The First Avenger), Joshua (Madea Goes To Jail), Boobie Miles (Friday Night Lights), Sean Combs (Notorious), (Glory Road)
Most productive collaborators: Tyler Perry, Chris Evans, Joe Johnston, Tommy Lee Jones, Stephen Broussard

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting7$333,760,989$291,627,451$625,388,440
Leading5$70,138,487$13,692,945$83,831,432
Lead Ensemble Member2$45,966,978$1,579,181$47,546,159
(Unclassified)5$132,697,813$1,889,049$134,586,862

Career Trend

This graph shows Derek Luke’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


2013 Preview: September

September 1st, 2013

August ended, and we should be very grateful for that. Lee Daniels' The Butler was a surprise hit, while We're the Millers did better than expected. However, most other films that were expected to be solid hits failed to live up to expectations. Fortunately, August of 2012 was even worse, so 2013 regained the lead on the year-to-year comparison during the month. Looking forward, there is exactly one film that will likely become more than a midlevel hit in September: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. That film has a chance to reach $100 million in total. Most of the rest of the new releases will be lucky if they get halfway there. Fortunately, September of 2012 was even worse. Hotel Transylvania was a surprise hit, earning nearly $150 million, and there were a few others that topped $50 million, but there were also several outright bombs. If we can avoid those types of bombs, then 2013 should continue its winning streak. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/10/2015 Self/Less Anton  $12,279,691 $21,434,136 $33,713,827
4/17/2015 Alex of Venice Frank  $0 $588 $588
1/30/2015 Supremacy Raymond  $0 $0 $0
9/27/2013 Baggage Claim William Wright  $21,569,509 $1,316,327 $22,885,836
8/17/2012 Sparkle Stix  $24,397,469 $262,854 $24,660,323
6/22/2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the W… Speck  $7,078,738 $4,688,221 $11,766,959
7/22/2011 Captain America: The First Avenger Gabe Jones  $176,654,505 $193,915,271 $370,569,776
2/20/2009 Madea Goes To Jail Joshua  $90,508,336 $0 $90,508,336
1/16/2009 Notorious Sean Combs  $36,843,682 $8,161,469 $45,005,151
9/26/2008 Miracle at St. Anna 2nd Staff Sgt. Aubrey Stamps  $7,916,887 $1,759,610 $9,676,497
2/14/2008 Definitely, Maybe Russell McCormack  $32,241,649 $23,376,217 $55,617,866
11/9/2007 Lions for Lambs Arian Finch  $14,998,070 $48,213,018 $63,211,088
10/27/2006 Catch a Fire Patrick Chamusso  $4,299,773 $1,482,425 $5,782,198
1/13/2006 Glory Road   $42,647,449 $151,611 $42,799,060
10/8/2004 Friday Night Lights Boobie Miles  $61,255,921 $694,849 $61,950,770
3/12/2004 Spartan Anton  $4,357,745 $0 $4,357,745
10/17/2003 Pieces of April Bobby  $2,528,664 $1,042,589 $3,571,253
1/31/2003 Biker Boyz Kid  $21,908,034 $0 $21,908,034
12/19/2002 Antwone Fisher Antwone Fisher  $21,078,145 $2,289,441 $23,367,586
Movies: 19Totals:$582,564,267$308,788,626$891,352,893
  Averages:$30,661,277$16,252,033$46,913,310

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/30/2015 Supremacy $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/27/2013 Baggage Claim $9,031,102 2,030 $21,569,509 $22,885,836 94.2%
8/17/2012 Sparkle $11,643,342 2,244 $24,397,469 $24,660,323 98.9%
1/16/2009 Notorious $20,497,596 1,641 $36,843,682 $45,005,151 81.9%
9/26/2008 Miracle at St. Anna $3,477,996 1,185 $7,916,887 $9,676,497 81.8%
10/27/2006 Catch a Fire $2,026,997 1,306 $4,299,773 $5,782,198 74.4%
12/19/2002 Antwone Fisher $210,013 1,021 $21,078,145 $23,367,586 90.2%
Movies: 7Totals:  $116,105,465$131,377,591 
 Averages:$6,698,1491,347$16,586,495$18,768,22786.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/10/2015 Self/Less $5,403,460 2,353 $12,279,691 $33,713,827 36.4%
4/17/2015 Alex of Venice $0 0 $0 $588 0.0%
6/22/2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the W… $3,822,803 1,625 $7,078,738 $11,766,959 60.2%
7/22/2011 Captain America: The First Avenger $65,058,524 3,715 $176,654,505 $370,569,776 47.7%
2/20/2009 Madea Goes To Jail $41,030,947 2,203 $90,508,336 $90,508,336 100.0%
2/14/2008 Definitely, Maybe $9,764,270 2,220 $32,241,649 $55,617,866 58.0%
11/9/2007 Lions for Lambs $6,702,434 2,216 $14,998,070 $63,211,088 23.7%
Movies: 7Totals:  $333,760,989$625,388,440 
 Averages:$18,826,0632,047$47,680,141$89,341,20646.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,016 $116,105,465
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,236 $333,760,989
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,751 $582,564,267
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 859 $437,649,794
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,049 $582,564,267
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,213 $15,272,126
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,965 $291,627,451
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,440 $308,788,626
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,503 $303,657,542
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,301-6,400) 6,302 $308,788,626
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,396 $131,377,591
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,682 $625,388,440
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,861 $891,352,893
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,185 $741,307,336
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,397 $891,352,893
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 335 21
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 375 21
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 411 21
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 592 $29,486,396
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 201-300) 216 $24,397,469
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies 71 $62,221,600
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 820 $3,075,937
Top International Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 301-400) 330 $262,854
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 200 $11,933,335
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 739 $32,562,333
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 201-300) 261 $24,660,323
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 125 $74,154,935
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 803 $116,105,465
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,914 $15,272,126
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,132 $131,377,591
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,235 $21,569,509
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 329 $32,314,356
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 117 $62,221,600
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,939 $1,316,327
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 636 $2,022,464
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 256 $11,933,335
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,509 $22,885,836
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 454 $34,336,820
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 170 $74,154,935
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 224 $90,236,183
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 471 $4,299,773
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 242 $21,569,509
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 665 $12,473,374
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 501-600) 515 $1,482,425
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 359 $1,316,327
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 323 $102,709,557
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 501-600) 530 $5,782,198
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 279 $22,885,836
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 679 $71,344,896
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 669 $44,760,569
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,145 $5,351,047
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,106 $9,921,079
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 861 $76,695,943
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 849 $54,681,648
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 585 $7,916,887
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 448 $24,397,469
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 470 $1,759,610
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 511 $262,854
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 580 $9,676,497
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 493 $24,660,323


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