Cuba Gooding Jr. - Rotten Tomatoes

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Highest Rated:   99% Selma (2015)
Lowest Rated:   0% Freedom (2015)
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Birthplace:   Bronx, New York, USA
His father was the lead singer of the R&B group the Main Ingredient. Attended four different high schools and served as class president in three of them. Made his professional debut performing with Lionel Richie as a break dancer at the 1984 Olympic Games. Made his film debut in a bit part in the 1988 Eddie Murphy movie Coming to America. His Oscar-winning role in Jerry Maguire was originally offered to Damon Wayans. An avid hockey fan.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
0% Freedom
  • Samuel
$0.2M 2015
99% Selma
  • Fred Gray
2015
38% Life of a King
  • Eugene
2014
28% Machete Kills
  • El CamalĂ©on 2
$5.7M 2013
81% Don Jon
  • Hollywood Actor #2
2013
72% Lee Daniels' The Butler
  • Carter Wilson
$116.7M 2013
No Score Yet Summoned
  • Det. Callendar
2013
No Score Yet Absolute Deception
  • John Nelson
2013
40% Red Tails
  • Major Emmanuel Stance
$49.5M 2012
No Score Yet One in the Chamber
  • Ray Carver
2012
No Score Yet Firelight
  • Dwayne Johnson
2012
No Score Yet Ticking Clock
  • Lewis Hicks
2011
No Score Yet Sacrifice
  • John Hebron
2011
No Score Yet The Hit List
  • Jonas Arbor
2011
No Score Yet Lies & Illusions
  • Isaac
2009
No Score Yet Wrong Turn at Tahoe
  • Joshua
2009
No Score Yet Hardwired
  • Luke Gibson
2009
No Score Yet Destination Fame
  • Actor
2009
No Score Yet Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
  • Dr. Ben Carson
2009
No Score Yet Linewatch
  • Michael Dixon
2008
31% Harold
  • Cromer
  • Producer
2008
15% What Love Is
  • Tom
2008
No Score Yet Hero Wanted
  • Liam Case
2008
No Score Yet The Way of War
  • David Wolfe
2008
No Score Yet The Devil's Tomb
  • Captain Mack
2008
No Score Yet The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends
  • Loofah
2007
80% American Gangster
  • Nicky Barnes
$130.2M 2007
1% Daddy Day Camp
  • Charlie Hinton
$13.2M 2007
9% Norbit
  • Deion Hughes
$95.4M 2007
No Score Yet Movies 101
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet End Game
  • Alex Thomas
2006
21% Dirty
  • Officer Salim Adel
2006
No Score Yet Movies 101
  • Actor
2005
18% Shadowboxer
  • Mikey
$0.4M 2005
54% Home on the Range
  • Buck
$49.9M 2004
36% Radio
  • Radio
$52.3M 2003
42% The Fighting Temptations
  • Darrin Hill
$30.3M 2003
7% Boat Trip
  • Jerry
$8.6M 2003
No Score Yet In the Shadows
  • Draven
2002
24% Snow Dogs
  • Ted Brooks
$81.2M 2002
64% Zoolander
  • Himself
$44.8M 2001
44% Rat Race
  • Owen Templeton
$55.9M 2001
25% Pearl Harbor
  • Dorie Miller
$197.8M 2001
41% Men of Honor
  • Carl Brashear
2000
No Score Yet Welcome to Hollywood
  • Actor
2000
11% Chill Factor
  • Arlo
1999
0% A Murder of Crows
  • Russell Lawson
1999
27% Instinct
  • Dr. Theo Caulder
1999
54% What Dreams May Come
  • Albert
1998
No Score Yet Welcome to Hollywood
  • Himself
1998
86% As Good as It Gets
  • Frank Sachs
1997
83% Jerry Maguire
  • Rod Tidwell
1996
88% The Tuskegee Airmen
  • Billy `Train' Roberts
1995
45% Losing Isaiah
  • Eddie Hughes
1995
59% Outbreak
  • Major Salt
1995
32% Blown Away
  • Actor
1994
6% Lightning Jack
  • Ben Doyle
1994
No Score Yet Daybreak
  • Torch
1993
31% Judgment Night
  • Mike Peterson
1993
81% A Few Good Men
  • Corp. Carl Hammaker
1992
No Score Yet Hitz
  • Officer Alvarez
1992
No Score Yet Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story
  • Tyree
1992
25% Gladiator
  • Lincoln
1992
96% Boyz n the Hood
  • Tre Styles
1991
43% Sing
  • Stan
1989
68% Coming to America
  • Boy Getting Haircut
1988

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Inside the Actors Studio
1994
  • Guest
  • 2017
91% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Guest
  • 2017
96% American Crime Story
2015-2016
  • O.J. Simpson
  • 2016
76% American Horror Story
2012
  • Actor
  • 2016
No Score Yet Harry
2016
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen
2009
  • Guest
  • 2016
73% Big Time in Hollywood, FL
2015
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • 2015
57% Forever
2014-2015
  • Isaac Monroe
  • 2015
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
2005-2014
  • Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet 20/20
1978
  • Appearing
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
  • Guest
  • 2007
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Guest
  • 2003
  • 2001
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Host
  • Guest
  • 1999
No Score Yet MacGyver
1985-1992
  • Colton Ray
  • 1991
  • 1989
100% The Book of Negroes
2015
  • Sam Fraunces

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