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Rick James (II) (1948–2004)

Soundtrack | Actor | Music Department
KNOWN FOR 
Lost in Translation (2003) | Little Miss Sunshine (2006) | Superbad (2007)
AKA 
Rick James & The Stone City Band | James Boys | Ricky James | James Johnson  Less
NICKNAME  
The King of Punk Funk
BORN 
Feb 1, 1948 (died Aug 6, 2004)
HEIGHT 
5' 11½" (1.81m)

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Past Film & Video (82 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Furious 7Furious 7 Writer ("U CAN'T TOUCH THIS")  Less 2015 $190MM $350MM
  • Primary photo for Transformers: Age of ExtinctionTransformers: Age of Extinction Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2014 $210MM $245MM
  • Primary photo for Think Like a Man TooThink Like a Man Too Performer ("Give It to Me Baby"), Writer ("Give It to Me Baby")  Less 2014 $24MM $65MM
  • Primary photo for Ping Pong SummerPing Pong Summer Writer ("In My House")  Less 2014 $26K
  • Primary photo for Goodbye WorldGoodbye World Writer ("Dance (A$$)") (as James A. Johnson)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The To Do ListThe To Do List Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2013 $1.5MM $3.4MM
  • Primary photo for Grown Ups 2Grown Ups 2 Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2013 $80MM $134MM
  • Primary photo for In a World...In a World... Performer ("Give It To Me Baby"), Writer ("Give It To Me Baby")  Less 2013 $3MM
  • Primary photo for The Lords of SalemThe Lords of Salem Performer ("Give It To Me Baby"), Writer ("Give It To Me Baby")  Less 2012 $2.5MM $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Big Mommas: Like Father, Like SonBig Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Performer ("Give It To Me Baby"), Writer ("Give It To Me Baby")  Less 2011 $32MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Diary of a Wimpy KidDiary of a Wimpy Kid Writer ("SUPER FREAK")  Less 2010 $15MM $64MM
  • Primary photo for Mao's Last DancerMao's Last Dancer Performer ("Superfreak"), Writer ("Superfreak")  Less 2009 $4.8MM
  • Primary photo for Transformers: Revenge of the FallenTransformers: Revenge of the Fallen Performer ("Super Freak"), Writer ("Super Freak") (as James Johnson)  Less 2009 $200MM $402MM
  • Primary photo for The ProposalThe Proposal Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2009 $40MM $164MM
  • Primary photo for Dance FlickDance Flick Performer ("Super Freak"), Writer ("Super Freak") (as James Johnson)  Less 2009 $25MM $26MM
  • Primary photo for Bride WarsBride Wars Performer ("Give It To Me Baby"), Writer ("Give It To Me Baby")  Less 2009 $30MM $59MM
  • Primary photo for Tropic ThunderTropic Thunder Writer ("U Can't Touch This" (1990))  Less 2008 $92MM $110MM
  • Primary photo for You Don't Mess with the ZohanYou Don't Mess with the Zohan Writer ("All Night Long")  Less 2008 $90MM $100MM
  • Primary photo for Welcome Home, Roscoe JenkinsWelcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins Performer ("Super Freak"), Writer ("Super Freak")  Less 2008 $35MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2008 $381K
  • Primary photo for Into the WildInto the Wild Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (as James Johnson)  Less 2007 $15MM $18MM
  • Primary photo for SuperbadSuperbad Performer ("Bustin' Out (On Funk)"), Writer ("Bustin' Out (On Funk)")  Less 2007 $20MM $121MM
  • Primary photo for NorbitNorbit Writer ("Superfreak") (as James Johnson)  Less 2007 $60MM $95MM
  • Primary photo for The Fear (El Miedo)The Fear (El Miedo) Writer ("U Can't Touch This" (extract))  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of KazakhstanBorat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan Writer ("U Can't Touch This" (1990)) (as James Johnson)  Less 2006 $18MM $129MM
  • Primary photo for Little Miss SunshineLittle Miss Sunshine Performer ("Super Freak (Rocasound Revamp)"), Writer ("Super Freak (Rocasound Revamp)")  Less 2006 $8MM $60MM
  • Primary photo for Asterix and the VikingsAsterix and the Vikings Writer ("Super Freak")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for American DreamzAmerican Dreamz Writer ("Super Freak")  Less 2006 $19MM $7.2MM
  • Primary photo for The BusinessThe Business Performer ("Ghetto Life"), Writer ("All Night Long", "Ghetto Life")  Less 2005 £2MM
  • Primary photo for King's RansomKing's Ransom Performer ("Fire and Desire"), Writer ("Fire and Desire")  Less 2005 $15MM $4MM
  • Primary photo for Man of the HouseMan of the House Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2005 $40MM $19MM
  • Primary photo for Racing StripesRacing Stripes Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2005 $49MM
  • Primary photo for After the SunsetAfter the Sunset Writer ("Party All the Time")  Less 2004 $58MM $28MM
  • Primary photo for Shark TaleShark Tale Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (as James Johnson)  Less 2004 $75MM $161MM
  • Primary photo for The CookoutThe Cookout Performer ("Mary Jane"), Writer ("All Night Long", "Mary Jane")  Less 2004 $12MM
  • Primary photo for White ChicksWhite Chicks Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2004 $69MM
  • Primary photo for EuroTripEuroTrip Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2004 $25MM $18MM
  • Primary photo for Jennifer Lopez: The Reel MeJennifer Lopez: The Reel Me (Video) Composer (song "Ain't it Funny [Remix]")  Less 2003 $500K
  • Primary photo for Tupac: ResurrectionTupac: Resurrection Writer ("Super Freak")  Less 2003 $7.7MM
  • Primary photo for Lost in TranslationLost in Translation Performer ("Love Gun" (1979)), Writer ("Love Gun" (1979))  Less 2003 $4MM $45MM
  • Primary photo for Charlie's Angels: Full ThrottleCharlie's Angels: Full Throttle Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2003 $120MM $101MM
  • Primary photo for The Master of DisguiseThe Master of Disguise Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2002 $16MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for Undercover BrotherUndercover Brother Writer ("All Night Long")  Less 2002 $25MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Kung Pow: Enter the FistKung Pow: Enter the Fist Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2002 $10MM $16MM
  • Primary photo for Biggie and TupacBiggie and Tupac Writer ("Superfreak")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for GlitterGlitter Producer ("All My Life"), Writer ("All My Life")  Less 2001 $22MM $4.3MM
  • Primary photo for Bubble BoyBubble Boy Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2001 $13MM $5MM
  • Primary photo for Freddy Got FingeredFreddy Got Fingered Writer ("I Just Wanna Love You (Give It 2 Me)", "All Night Long")  Less 2001 $15MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for The Artist's Journey: Funk BlastThe Artist's Journey: Funk Blast (Himself)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Big Momma's HouseBig Momma's House Performer ("Give It to Me Baby"), Writer ("Give It to Me Baby")  Less 2000 $30MM $118MM
  • Primary photo for GrassGrass Performer ("Bustin' Out")  Less 1999 $313K
  • Primary photo for Three KingsThree Kings Writer ("Party All the Time")  Less 1999 $48MM $61MM
  • Primary photo for Blue StreakBlue Streak Performer ("All Eyes On Me (Revisiting Cold Blooded)"), Writer ("All Eyes On Me (Revisiting Cold Blooded)")  Less 1999 $65MM $68MM
  • Primary photo for The MuseThe Muse Performer ("Super Freak"), Writer ("Super Freak")  Less 1999 $15MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for LifeLife Spanky Johnson  Less 1999 $75MM $64MM
  • Primary photo for 200 Cigarettes200 Cigarettes Performer ("Give It to Me Baby"), Writer ("Give It to Me Baby")  Less 1999 $6MM $6.9MM
  • Primary photo for She's All ThatShe's All That Performer ("Give It To Me Baby"), Writer ("Give It To Me Baby")  Less 1999 $10MM $63MM
  • Primary photo for Half BakedHalf Baked Writer ("(I'm In Love With) Mary Jane")  Less 1998 $8MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for Money TalksMoney Talks Soundtrack, Performer ("Back In You Again")  Less 1997 $25MM $41MM
  • Primary photo for How to Be a PlayerHow to Be a Player Performer ("Hard to Get (Revisited)"), Writer ("Hard to Get (Revisited)")  Less 1997 $14MM
  • Primary photo for Booty CallBooty Call Writer ("Fire and Desire")  Less 1997 $20MM
  • Primary photo for The PallbearerThe Pallbearer Performer ("Super Freak"), Writer ("Super Freak")  Less 1996 $8MM
  • Primary photo for Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the HoodDon't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 1996 $39MM
  • Primary photo for An Ambition Reduced to AshesAn Ambition Reduced to Ashes (Short) Performer ("Super Freak"), Writer ("Super Freak")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for FridayFriday Performer ("Mary Jane"), Writer ("Mary Jane")  Less 1995 $3.5MM $28MM
  • Primary photo for Blood In, Blood OutBlood In, Blood Out Performer ("Superfreak"), Writer ("Superfreak")  Less 1993 $35MM $4.5MM
  • Primary photo for Batman ReturnsBatman Returns Writer ("Super Freak")  Less 1992 $80MM $163MM
  • Primary photo for Class ActClass Act Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 1992 $7.5MM $13MM
  • Primary photo for GladiatorGladiator Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 1992 $9.2MM
  • Primary photo for Kylie Live: 'Let's Get to It Tour'Kylie Live: 'Let's Get to It Tour' (Video) Writer ("Always Find the Time")  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The SuperThe Super Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 1991 $22MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for Hot Shots!Hot Shots! Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 1991 $26MM $69MM
  • Primary photo for Shalnaya babaShalnaya baba Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Look Who's Talking TooLook Who's Talking Too Writer ("Party All The Time")  Less 1990 $47MM
  • Primary photo for ColorsColors Performer ("EVERYWHERE I GO (COLORS)"), Writer ("EVERYWHERE I GO (COLORS)")  Less 1988 $6MM $47MM
  • Primary photo for Summer SchoolSummer School Writer ("Party All the Time")  Less 1987 $36MM
  • Primary photo for Critical ConditionCritical Condition Writer ("PARTY ALL THE TIME")  Less 1987 $14MM $20MM
  • Primary photo for The Bedroom WindowThe Bedroom Window Performer ("Sweet & Sexy Thing"), Writer ("Seduction", "Sweet & Sexy Thing")  Less 1987 $13MM
  • Primary photo for The Whoopee BoysThe Whoopee Boys Soundtrack  Less 1986 $445K
  • Primary photo for A Fine MessA Fine Mess Producer ("Walk Like a Man")  Less 1986 $6MM
  • Primary photo for Doctor DetroitDoctor Detroit Performer ("Super Freak")  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Rick James: Super FreakRick James: Super Freak (Video) Actor  Less 1981
Past Television (51 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Friday Night FootballFriday Night Football (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Lip Sync BattleLip Sync Battle (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for UnsungUnsung (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2010–2015), Performer ("I'm A Sucker for Your Love") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("I'm A Sucker for Your Love") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010–2015 2
    • Rick James (Jan 14, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Uncut (Apr 5, 2010) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("I'm A Sucker for Your Love"), Writer ("I'm A Sucker for Your Love")  Less
  • Primary photo for Jennifer Lopez: Dance AgainJennifer Lopez: Dance Again (TV Movie) Writer ("I'm Real (Murder Remix)")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (3 episodes, 2009–2014)  Less 2009–2014 3
    • Party Night (Oct 21, 2014) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
    • 2009 Grand Finale (Sep 6, 2009) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #9.8 (Aug 23, 2009) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for GuapasGuapas (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Charlas de hombres (Apr 30, 2014) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for World Championship SnookerWorld Championship Snooker (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This') (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • 2014: Day 8, Part 4 (Apr 26, 2014) Writer ("U Can't Touch This') (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Party All the Time") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2010–2014 2
    • New Directions (Mar 25, 2014) Writer ("Party All the Time") (uncredited)  Less
    • Bad Reputation (May 4, 2010) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mike and Mike in the MorningMike and Mike in the Morning (TV Series) Performer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for ScandalScandal (TV Series) Performer ("Give It To Me Baby") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 2
    • Icarus (Nov 7, 2013) Performer ("Give It To Me Baby") (uncredited)  Less
    • It's Handled (Oct 3, 2013) Performer ("Super Freak") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 1999), Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 1995), Writer ("Superfreak") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("I Didn't Do It") (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994–2013 4
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  • Primary photo for A Crazy Leo ShowA Crazy Leo Show (TV Mini-series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for That Music ShowThat Music Show (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • 2005 vs. 1995 (Aug 2, 2013) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Give It to Me Baby") (24 episodes, 2011–2013), Writer ("Super Freak") (8 episodes, 2011–2012)  Less 2011–2013 32
    • Episode #21.147 (May 15, 2013) Writer ("Give It to Me Baby") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #21.128 (Apr 11, 2013) Writer ("Give It to Me Baby") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #21.114 (Mar 21, 2013) Writer ("Give It to Me Baby") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Britain's Got TalentBritain's Got Talent (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #7.2 (Apr 20, 2013) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for SupernaturalSupernatural (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Southern Comfort (Nov 7, 2012) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Atop the Fourth WallAtop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) Performer ("SuperFreak") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("SuperFreak") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Flash Comics #1 (Nov 5, 2012) Performer ("SuperFreak"), Writer ("SuperFreak")  Less
  • Primary photo for Regular ShowRegular Show (TV Series) Writer ("Party All the Time") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Guy's Night (Nov 2012) Writer ("Party All the Time")  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Give It To Me Baby") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Week 5 Part 2 (Oct 23, 2012) Soundtrack, Writer ("Give It To Me Baby")  Less
  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • My Brother's Wedding (Feb 28, 2012) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2011), Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981–2011 2
  • Primary photo for Tosh.0Tosh.0 (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Melissa & JoeyMelissa & Joey (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Up Close & Personal (Sep 21, 2010) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Who Wants to Be a MillionaireWho Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (2 episodes, 2007–2010)  Less 2007–2010 2
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can Dance CanadaSo You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Top 8 Perform (Oct 5, 2009) Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less
  • Primary photo for America's Got TalentAmerica's Got Talent (TV Series) Performer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Audition Show #1 (Jun 23, 2009) Performer ("Super Freak"), Writer ("Super Freak")  Less
  • Primary photo for Everybody Hates ChrisEverybody Hates Chris (TV Series) Performer ("Mary Jane") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("Glow") (1 episode, 2008), Performer ("Give It to Me") (1 episode, 2006), Performer ("Fire and Desire") (1 episode, 2005), Performer ("Bustin' Out (On Funk)") (1 episode, 2005), Writer ("Bustin' Out (On Funk)") (1 episode, 2005), Performer ("Ebony Eyes") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005–2009 6
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  • Primary photo for Being EricaBeing Erica (TV Series) Writer ("Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Dr. Tom (Feb 19, 2009) Writer ("Can't Touch This")  Less
  • Primary photo for Private PracticePrivate Practice (TV Series) Performer ("Give It To Me Baby") (1 episode, 2008), Writer ("Give It To Me Baby") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Serving Two Masters (Nov 19, 2008) Performer ("Give It To Me Baby") (uncredited), Writer ("Give It To Me Baby") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for CarpoolersCarpoolers (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • The Handsomest Man (Jan 29, 2008) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ugly BettyUgly Betty (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Performer ("Give It to Me Baby") (1 episode, 2006), Writer ("Give It to Me Baby") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Margin of Error (Oct 15, 2006) Performer ("Give It to Me Baby") (uncredited), Writer ("Give It to Me Baby") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Writer ("In the Ghetto") (1 episode, 2006), Performer ("Give It to Me, Baby") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005–2006 2
    • Top 8 Results (Jul 27, 2006) Writer ("In the Ghetto")  Less
    • Top 10 (Sep 7, 2005) Performer ("Give It to Me, Baby")  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of David SpadeSaturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (TV Movie) Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Two and a Half MenTwo and a Half Men (TV Series) Performer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2005), Writer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Squab, Squab, Squab, Squab, Squab (May 16, 2005) Performer ("Super Freak") (uncredited), Writer ("Super Freak") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Gilmore GirlsGilmore Girls (TV Series) Writer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • My Tormented Mentor (Mar 2, 2004) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Chappelle's ShowChappelle's Show (TV Series) Performer ("Mary Jane", "Give it to Me Baby", "Super Freak") (1 episode, 2004), Himself (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("Mary Jane", "Give it to Me Baby", "Super Freak", "Cold-Blooded", "Unity") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #2.4 (Feb 11, 2004) Himself, Performer ("Mary Jane", "Give it to Me Baby", "Super Freak"), Writer ("Mary Jane", "Give it to Me Baby", "Super Freak", "Cold-Blooded", "Unity")  Less
  • Primary photo for I Love the '80s Strikes BackI Love the '80s Strikes Back (TV Series) Performer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("Super Freak")  Less 2003 1
    • 1981 (Oct 20, 2003) Performer ("Super Freak")  Less
  • Primary photo for Less Than PerfectLess Than Perfect (TV Series) Performer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2002), Writer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • One Office Party Too Many (Dec 10, 2002) Performer ("Super Freak"), Writer ("Super Freak")  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (3 episodes, 1992–1997), Writer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1992–1997 4
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  • Primary photo for Beavis and Butt-HeadBeavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) Performer ("Superfreak") (1 episode, 1993), Performer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 2
    • The Crush (Nov 8, 1993) Performer ("Super Freak")  Less
    • Yogurt's Cool (Jun 28, 1993) Performer ("Superfreak")  Less
  • Primary photo for Stars in Their EyesStars in Their Eyes (TV Series) Writer ("U Can't Touch This") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Episode #3.5 (Mar 21, 1992) Writer ("U Can't Touch This")  Less
  • Primary photo for SjansSjans (TV Series) Performer ("Superfreak") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Dubbelspel (Feb 19, 1992) Performer ("Superfreak") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The A-TeamThe A-Team (TV Series) Performer ("Glow", "Super Freak", "Steamroller Blues") (1 episode, 1985), Himself (1 episode, 1985), Writer ("Super Freak") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • The Heart of Rock N' Roll (Nov 5, 1985) Himself, Performer ("Glow", "Super Freak", "Steamroller Blues"), Writer ("Super Freak")  Less
  • Primary photo for Solid GoldSolid Gold (TV Series) Writer ("In My House") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Episode #5.37 (Jun 15, 1985) Writer ("In My House")  Less
  • Primary photo for FameFame (TV Series) Lyrics ("Super Freak" (instrumental)) (1 episode, 1982), Music ("Super Freak" (instrumental)) (1 episode, 1982), Writer ("Cold Blooded") (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1982–1984 2
    • Fame Looks at Music '83 (Jan 28, 1984) Writer ("Cold Blooded")  Less
    • Passing Grade (Jan 14, 1982) Lyrics ("Super Freak" (instrumental)) (uncredited), Music ("Super Freak" (instrumental)) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 1978–1981), Performer ("You and I", "Mary Jane") (1 episode, 1978), Writer ("You and I", "Mary Jane") (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978–1981 2
    • Episode #10.31 (Jun 13, 1981) Guest  Less
    • Jerry Butler/Rick James (Nov 18, 1978) Himself, Performer ("You and I", "Mary Jane"), Writer ("You and I", "Mary Jane")  Less
  • Primary photo for Rock ConcertRock Concert (TV Series) Writer ("Mary Jane", "Sexy Lady", "Hollywood") (1 episode, 1979), Himself (1 episode, 1979), Performer ("Mary Jane", "Sexy Lady", "Hollywood") (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Episode dated 10 February 1979 (Feb 10, 1979) Himself, Performer ("Mary Jane", "Sexy Lady", "Hollywood"), Writer ("Mary Jane", "Sexy Lady", "Hollywood")  Less
  • Primary photo for HollaHolla (TV Series) Guest  Less 2002– 
Self (26 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (7 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto VGrand Theft Auto V (Video Game) Performer ("Give It To Me Baby"), Writer ("Party All the Time", "Give It To Me Baby")  Less 2013 $265MM
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto IVGrand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) Performer ("Come Into My Life"), Writer ("Come Into My Life") (as R. James)  Less 2008 $100MM
  • Primary photo for Skate.Skate. (Video Game) Performer ("Give It To Me Baby")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City StoriesGrand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) Performer ("Mary Jane"), Writer ("Mary Jane")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Scarface: The World Is YoursScarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game) Soundtrack  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasGrand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) Performer ("Cold Blooded"), Writer ("Cold Blooded")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto: Vice CityGrand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) Performer ("Ghetto Life"), Writer ("All Night Long", "Ghetto Life")  Less 2002

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