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Are You A Fan Of Will Smith Movies?

Will Smith has starred in a colossal 19 blockbusters since 1992, two being on the shortlist for the highest grossing movies ever, “Independence Day” & “Men in Black”, with four grossing over $500 million. “Independence Day”, being the first major blockbuster Will starred in, could be seen as the title responsible for catapulting Smith to his worldwide success, grossing a gargantuan $817,400,878 worldwide, $306,169,255 in the US alone. Claiming one film to be the drive behind Will Smith’s success however, is a massive statement. Every film he does brings a new aspect of Will’s acting talent forward to the public eye. From “Men in Black” to “Ali”   to “The Pursuit of Happyness”, each film brings a new side of Will Smith the public haven’t seen yet.

Will Smith MoviesIn 1998, Will Smith turned down the role of The Matrix in favour of The Wild West, a “mistake” that Smith himself admits he regrets massively, although not concealing any regrets, as he believes Keanu Reeve’s performance as Neo was superior to what he himself would have accomplished.

With a total worldwide gross of over five billion dollars, $5,733,873,028 to be precise, Smith is now Hollywood current most powerful actor on the planet, states Newsweek. Anything he stars in is a guaranteed success in the box office due to his likeable nature and bold in depth performances.

Which Will Smith films have won awards?

He has been nominated for numerous awards, including two Academy award nomination for “Best Actor in a Leading Role” for his performance in “Ali”, which Smith himself believes to be his best performance to date, and for his role in the “The Pursuit of Happyness”. He was also nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two for his performances in the hit TV sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air”, and two for his performances in “Ali” and “The Pursuit of Happyness” as “Best Performance by an Actor in Motion Picture”.

Of course, many of you will know that Will is not the only actor in the Smith clan. You can read some more about the Will Smith family’s other acting successes on our Will Smith family page.