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: 54
Highest Metascore: 96 I Am Not Your Negro
Lowest Metascore: 19 Kite
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 68
  2. Negative: 13 out of 68
68 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Captain Marvel Mar 8, 2019 Nick Fury tbd
tbd The Incredibles 2 Jun 15, 2018 Frozone tbd
tbd Avengers: Infinity War May 4, 2018 Nick Fury tbd
tbd The Hitman's Bodyguard Aug 18, 2017 Cast tbd
tbd Blazing Samurai Aug 4, 2017 Jimbo tbd
tbd Kong: Skull Island Mar 10, 2017 Cast / Lieutenant Colonel Packard tbd
42 xXx: Return of Xander Cage Jan 20, 2017 Agent Augustus Eugene Gibbons / Agent Augustus Gibbons / Augustus Gibbons 4.9
96 I Am Not Your Negro Dec 9, 2016 Narration 4.9
57 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Sep 30, 2016 Barron / Barron 6.8
38 Cell Jul 8, 2016 Tom McCourt / Tom McCourt 2.9
44 The Legend of Tarzan Jul 1, 2016 Cast / George Washington Williams 6.2
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 5.2
53 Big Game Jun 26, 2015 President / The President / US President William Alan Moore 4.7
44 Barely Lethal May 29, 2015 Hardman 5.5
66 Avengers: Age of Ultron May 1, 2015 Nick Fury / Nick Fury 7.1
58 Kingsman: The Secret Service Feb 13, 2015 Cast / Valentine / Valentine 8.1
74 Big Hero 6 Nov 7, 2014 Cast 8.0
19 Kite Oct 10, 2014 Karl Aker / Lieutenant Karl Aker 2.8
70 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4, 2014 Nick Fury / Nick Fury 8.5
52 RoboCop Feb 12, 2014 Pat Novak / Pat Novak 6.2
19 Reasonable Doubt Jan 17, 2014 Clinton Davis 4.6
49 Oldboy Nov 27, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Chaney 4.6
58 Turbo Jul 17, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Whiplash 6.2
81 Django Unchained Dec 25, 2012 Cast / Stephen 8.6
37 The Samaritan May 18, 2012 Executive Producer / Foley 5.0
69 The Avengers May 4, 2012 Nick Fury 8.0
tbd Meeting Evil May 4, 2012 Richie 4.8
64 The Other Guys Aug 6, 2010 Highsmith / P.K. Highsmith 6.8
57 Iron Man 2 May 7, 2010 Nick Fury 6.5