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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Contemporary Fiction Stars - Domestic Leading Science Fiction Stars - Domestic Leading Fantasy Stars - Domestic Leading Kids Fiction Stars - Domestic Leading Historical Fiction Stars - Domestic Leading Super Hero Stars - Domestic Leading Factual Stars - International Leading Dramatization Stars - Worldwide Leading Dramatization Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Dramatization movies a star has had a leading role in over their lifetime.

Roles in animated movies and other voice-only roles are included in the calculations in this chart.

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Tom Hanks
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 41 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Apollo 13 ($172,070,496 in 1995), Catch Me if You Can ($164,606,800 in 2002), Sully ($125,070,033 in 2016), Captain Phillips ($107,136,417 in 2013), Saving Mr. Banks ($83,299,761 in 2013), The Terminal ($77,073,959 in 2004), Charlie Wilson's War ($66,661,095 in 2007), Apollo 13 (IMAX) ($1,759,075 in 2002), The Post ($0 in 2017)

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Leonardo DiCaprio
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Revenant ($183,637,894 in 2015), Catch Me if You Can ($164,606,800 in 2002), The Wolf of Wall Street ($116,900,694 in 2013), The Aviator ($102,608,827 in 2004), J. Edgar ($37,306,030 in 2011), The Basketball Diaries ($2,381,087 in 1995), Total Eclipse ($339,889 in 1995), The Crowded Room ($0 in 2016), Devil in the White City ($0 in 2017)

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Bradley Cooper
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films.
Top films contributed to this record: American Sniper ($350,126,372 in 2014), American Hustle ($150,117,807 in 2013), Joy ($56,451,232 in 2015)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Tom Hanks $797,677,636 9 $88,630,848
2 Leonardo DiCaprio $607,781,221 9 $67,531,247
3 Bradley Cooper $556,695,411 3 $185,565,137
4 Kevin Costner $420,161,977 6 $70,026,996
5 James Caviezel $407,220,167 3 $135,740,056
6 Denzel Washington $394,394,404 8 $49,299,301
7 Russell Crowe $391,488,749 5 $78,297,750
8 Mark Wahlberg $369,839,450 6 $61,639,908
9 Sienna Miller $351,821,096 3 $117,273,699
10 Christian Bale $344,857,045 6 $57,476,174
11 Kate Beckinsale $301,148,682 2 $150,574,341
12 Julia Roberts $297,546,518 3 $99,182,173
13 Robert De Niro $285,040,301 7 $40,720,043
14 Johnny Depp $271,134,811 6 $45,189,135
15 Sandra Bullock $270,440,706 2 $135,220,353
16 Diane Lane $264,601,939 4 $66,150,485
17 Kurt Russell $250,954,580 6 $41,825,763
18 Owen Wilson $248,490,489 2 $124,245,245
19 Daniel Day-Lewis $221,346,188 3 $73,782,063
20 Will Smith $220,770,002 2 $110,385,001
21 George Clooney $219,018,925 2 $109,509,463
22 Brad Pitt $214,201,671 5 $42,840,334
23 Jennifer Lawrence $206,569,039 3 $68,856,346
24 Heather Graham $206,046,379 2 $103,023,190
25 Mike Myers $206,040,085 1 $206,040,085
26 Tom Cruise $204,421,460 3 $68,140,487
27 Josh Hartnett $198,539,855 2 $99,269,928
28 Ben Affleck $198,539,855 1 $198,539,855
29 Fionn Whitehead $188,045,546 1 $188,045,546
30 Tom Hardy $185,615,867 3 $61,871,956
31 Kirsten Dunst $185,349,475 2 $92,674,738
32 William Fichtner $182,618,434 1 $182,618,434
33 Jason Mitchell $177,848,824 2 $88,924,412
34 Matt Damon $173,024,479 3 $57,674,826
35 Taraji P. Henson $169,537,004 2 $84,768,502
36 Janelle Monae $169,387,004 1 $169,387,004
37 Jim Parsons $169,387,004 1 $169,387,004
38 Octavia Spencer $169,387,004 2 $84,693,502
39 Amy Adams $164,599,838 2 $82,299,919
40 Forest Whitaker $164,464,923 4 $41,116,231
41 Jaden Smith $162,586,036 1 $162,586,036
42 O'Shea Jackson, Jr. $161,058,685 1 $161,058,685
43 Corey Hawkins $161,058,685 1 $161,058,685
44 Neil Brown, Jr. $161,058,685 1 $161,058,685
45 Aldis Hodge $161,058,685 1 $161,058,685
46 Reese Witherspoon $157,399,758 2 $78,699,879
47 Benedict Cumberbatch $156,954,993 4 $39,238,748
48 Morgan Freeman $153,990,735 3 $51,330,245
49 Mel Gibson $153,665,843 2 $76,832,922
50 Jeremy Renner $152,568,653 2 $76,284,327
51 Cate Blanchett $151,518,620 5 $30,303,724
52 Liam Neeson $149,533,618 5 $29,906,724
53 Colin Firth $144,596,932 3 $48,198,977
54 Jake Gyllenhaal $143,248,203 5 $28,649,641
55 Harrison Ford $142,671,920 3 $47,557,307
56 Geoffrey Rush $138,797,449 1 $138,797,449
57 Helena Bonham Carter $138,797,449 1 $138,797,449
58 Val Kilmer $135,782,560 4 $33,945,640
59 Chadwick Boseman $135,004,555 3 $45,001,518
60 Anthony Hopkins $131,234,342 6 $21,872,390
61 Sean Penn $123,783,384 4 $30,945,846
62 Emma Thompson $122,317,745 3 $40,772,582
63 Michael Peña $121,851,293 3 $40,617,098
64 Ming-Na $120,620,254 1 $120,620,254
65 Joaquin Phoenix $119,519,402 1 $119,519,402
66 Jack O'Connell $115,637,895 1 $115,637,895
67 Matthew McConaughey $115,056,241 3 $38,352,080
68 Nick Nolte $114,794,454 4 $28,698,614
69 Dustin Hoffman $114,070,412 3 $38,023,471
70 Jessica Chastain $113,165,902 4 $28,291,476
71 Chris Pine $109,132,500 2 $54,566,250
72 Marion Cotillard $107,404,402 2 $53,702,201
73 Jamie Foxx $107,026,153 2 $53,513,077
74 Mandy Patinkin $105,336,738 1 $105,336,738
75 Daveed Diggs $105,336,738 1 $105,336,738
76 Jacob Tremblay $105,336,738 1 $105,336,738
77 Izabela Vidovic $105,336,738 1 $105,336,738
78 Helen Mirren $101,457,630 5 $20,291,526
79 Cuba Gooding, Jr. $101,152,951 3 $33,717,650
80 Jesse Eisenberg $99,965,577 3 $33,321,859
81 Meryl Streep $99,898,203 7 $14,271,172
82 Meg Ryan $98,701,806 3 $32,900,602
83 Keira Knightley $96,860,486 3 $32,286,829
84 Philip Seymour Hoffman $96,422,679 3 $32,140,893
85 Dennis Quaid $92,443,318 5 $18,488,664
86 Mark Ruffalo $90,232,160 3 $30,077,387
87 Josh Brolin $89,482,822 3 $29,827,607
88 Scarlett Johansson $81,633,227 2 $40,816,614
89 Cher $78,033,391 2 $39,016,696
90 Maggie Elizabeth Jones $75,624,550 1 $75,624,550
91 Miles Teller $75,545,245 4 $18,886,311
92 Robert Downey, Jr. $74,312,793 4 $18,578,198
93 John Krasinski $73,010,519 2 $36,505,260
94 Angelina Jolie Pitt $72,345,168 3 $24,115,056
95 Kris Kristofferson $72,286,779 1 $72,286,779
96 Ashley Judd $72,286,779 1 $72,286,779
97 Nathan Gamble $72,286,779 1 $72,286,779
98 Harry Connick, Jr. $72,286,779 1 $72,286,779
99 Cozi Zuehlsdorff $72,286,779 1 $72,286,779
100 Al Pacino $70,920,194 3 $23,640,065

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Tom Hanks: By Yeoman 1st Class Donna Lou Morgan [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Leonardo DiCaprio: By Siebbi (Leonardo DiCaprio) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Bradley Cooper: Georges Biard [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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