Samuel L. Jackson

Biography: Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor. He has starred in many Hollywood movies. His performance in Jungle Fever was so acclaimed, the 1991 Cannes Film Festival created a Supporting Actor award just for him. Along with that award, he has won many others including a Silver Berlin Bear, A BAFTA Film Award, and two Independent Spirit Awards.

He is perhaps best known for his roles in the Spike Lee movies Do The Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues and Jungle Fever, the Quentin Tarantino movies Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown, and as Jedi Mace Windu in the prequel Star Wars Trilogy. Thus, he is usually cast into roles that involve a cool, controlled, "in-the-know" black man. His roles most always involve a memorable line delivery; and Jackson's trademark voice inflection lend heavily to this key attribute. He received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction. His impressive film career has given him the title of highest box
Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor. He has starred in many Hollywood movies. His performance in Jungle Fever was so acclaimed, the 1991 Cannes Film Festival created a Supporting Actor award just for him. Along with that award, he has won many others including a Silver Berlin Bear, A BAFTA Film Award, and two Independent Spirit Awards.

He is perhaps best known for his roles in the Spike Lee movies Do The Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues and Jungle Fever, the Quentin Tarantino movies Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown, and as Jedi Mace Windu in the prequel Star Wars Trilogy. Thus, he is usually cast into roles that involve a cool, controlled, "in-the-know" black man. His roles most always involve a memorable line delivery; and Jackson's trademark voice inflection lend heavily to this key attribute.

He received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction.

His impressive film career has given him the title of highest box office grossing actor, just passing Harrison Ford.

Partial filmography:
The Spirit (2008)
Jumper (2008)
In My Country (2005)
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
XXX: State of the Union (2005)
Coach Carter (2005)
The Incredibles (2004) (voice only)
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (video game character voice-over)
Kill Bill Volume 2 (2004)
S.W.A.T. (2003)
Basic (2003)
XXX (2002)
The House on Turk Street (2002)
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
Changing Lanes (2002)
The 51st State (2001)
The Caveman's Valentine (2001)
Unbreakable (2000)
Shaft (2000)
Rules of Engagement (2000)
Any Given Sunday (2000)
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
The Red Violin (1998)
The Negotiator (1998)
Sphere (1998)
Jackie Brown (1997)
Eve's Bayou (1997)
One Eight Seven (1997)
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
A Time to Kill (1996)
Trees Lounge (1996)
The Great White Hype (1996)
Sydney (1996)
Fluke (1995)
Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) Kiss of Death (1995)
Losing Isaiah (1995)
Hail Caesar (1994)
The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The New Age (1994)
Assault at West Point (1994) Fresh (1994) True Romance (1993) Jurassic Park (1993) Menace II Society (1993) Amos & Andrew (1993) Loaded Weapon 1 (1993) Fathers & Sons (1992) Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1992) Patriot Games (1992) White Sands (1992) Juice (1992) Johnny Suede (1991) Jungle Fever (1991) Goodfellas (1990) The Exorcist III (1990) Mo' Better Blues (1990) Betsy's Wedding (1990) Def by Temptation (1990) School Daze (1988) Coming to America (1988) Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987) Ragtime (1981) Together for Days (1972)
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Samuel L. Jackson's Scores

Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 95 I Am Not Your Negro
Lowest Metascore: 19 Kite
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 73
  2. Negative: 13 out of 73
73 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
62 Kong: Skull Island Mar 10, 2017 Cast / Lieutenant Colonel Packard / Preston Packard / Preston Packard 6.7
95 I Am Not Your Negro Dec 9, 2016 Narration 5.4
68 The Hateful Eight Dec 25, 2015 Cast / Major Marquis Warren / Major Marquis Warren 7.4
77 Chi-Raq Dec 4, 2015 Cast / Dolmedes / Dolmedes 5.3
66 Avengers: Age of Ultron May 1, 2015 Nick Fury / Nick Fury 7.1
74 Big Hero 6 Nov 7, 2014 Cast 8.0
70 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4, 2014 Nick Fury / Nick Fury 8.5
81 Django Unchained Dec 25, 2012 Cast / Stephen 8.6
69 The Avengers May 4, 2012 Nick Fury 8.0
64 The Other Guys Aug 6, 2010 Highsmith / P.K. Highsmith 6.8
64 Mother and Child May 7, 2010 Paul 7.8
64 1408 Jun 22, 2007 Gerald Olin 8.3
68 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Mace Windu 7.6
90 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Lucius Best/Frozone 8.8
83 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Apr 16, 2004 Rufus 8.2
69 Changing Lanes Apr 12, 2002 Doyle Gipson 8.8
62 Unbreakable Nov 22, 2000 Elijah Price 8.6
62 The Negotiator Jul 29, 1998 Danny Roman 8.6
64 Jackie Brown Dec 25, 1997 Ordell Robbie 8.5
78 Eve's Bayou Nov 7, 1997 Producer / Louis Batiste 6.9
78 Hard Eight Feb 28, 1997 Jimmy 6.4
94 Pulp Fiction Oct 14, 1994 Jules Winnfield 9.1
68 Jurassic Park Jun 11, 1993 Ray Arnold 8.8
76 Menace II Society May 26, 1993 Tat Lawson 8.8
64 Patriot Games Jun 5, 1992 Robby 9.0