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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 44 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Apollo 13 ($173,772,767 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 Post ($81,903,458 in 2017), The Terminal ($77,073,959 in 2004), Charlie Wilson's War ($66,661,095 in 2007), You Are My Friend ($0 in 2019)

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Leonardo DiCaprio
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 23 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), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ($0 in 2019)

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Bradley Cooper
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 18 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), Bernstein ($0 in 2018)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Tom Hanks $879,524,290 9 $97,724,921
2 Leonardo DiCaprio $607,781,221 10 $60,778,122
3 Bradley Cooper $556,695,411 4 $139,173,853
4 James Caviezel $424,768,166 4 $106,192,042
5 Kevin Costner $420,382,260 6 $70,063,710
6 Mark Wahlberg $394,945,775 6 $65,824,296
7 Denzel Washington $394,394,404 8 $49,299,301
8 Russell Crowe $391,488,749 5 $78,297,750
9 Sienna Miller $351,821,096 3 $117,273,699
10 Christian Bale $344,857,045 6 $57,476,174
11 Julia Roberts $324,632,589 3 $108,210,863
12 Kate Beckinsale $301,148,682 2 $150,574,341
13 Robert De Niro $285,040,301 7 $40,720,043
14 Owen Wilson $275,576,560 2 $137,788,280
15 Johnny Depp $271,134,811 7 $38,733,544
16 Sandra Bullock $270,440,706 2 $135,220,353
17 Diane Lane $264,601,939 4 $66,150,485
18 Kurt Russell $250,954,580 6 $41,825,763
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 6 $35,700,279
23 Jennifer Lawrence $206,569,039 4 $51,642,260
24 Heather Graham $206,046,379 2 $103,023,190
25 Mike Myers $206,040,085 1 $206,040,085
26 Tom Cruise $204,451,527 3 $68,150,509
27 Michelle Williams $199,202,477 3 $66,400,826
28 Ben Affleck $198,539,855 1 $198,539,855
29 Josh Hartnett $198,539,855 2 $99,269,928
30 Fionn Whitehead $190,068,280 1 $190,068,280
31 Hugh Jackman $189,885,541 3 $63,295,180
32 Tom Hardy $185,615,867 5 $37,123,173
33 Kirsten Dunst $185,569,758 2 $92,784,879
34 William Fichtner $182,618,434 1 $182,618,434
35 Meryl Streep $181,801,661 7 $25,971,666
36 Jason Mitchell $177,987,924 2 $88,993,962
37 Zac Efron $174,096,152 1 $174,096,152
38 Rebecca Ferguson $174,096,152 1 $174,096,152
39 Zendaya $174,096,152 1 $174,096,152
40 Matt Damon $173,024,479 4 $43,256,120
41 Taraji P. Henson $169,757,287 2 $84,878,644
42 Jim Parsons $169,607,287 1 $169,607,287
43 Octavia Spencer $169,607,287 2 $84,803,644
44 Janelle Monáe $169,607,287 1 $169,607,287
45 Amy Adams $164,599,838 2 $82,299,919
46 Forest Whitaker $164,464,923 5 $32,892,985
47 Jaden Smith $162,586,036 1 $162,586,036
48 O'Shea Jackson, Jr. $161,197,785 1 $161,197,785
49 Corey Hawkins $161,197,785 1 $161,197,785
50 Neil Brown, Jr. $161,197,785 1 $161,197,785
51 Aldis Hodge $161,197,785 1 $161,197,785
52 Reese Witherspoon $157,399,758 2 $78,699,879
53 Benedict Cumberbatch $156,954,993 4 $39,238,748
54 Morgan Freeman $153,990,735 3 $51,330,245
55 Mel Gibson $153,665,843 2 $76,832,922
56 Jeremy Renner $152,568,653 2 $76,284,327
57 Cate Blanchett $151,518,620 5 $30,303,724
58 Liam Neeson $149,533,618 5 $29,906,724
59 Colin Firth $144,596,932 3 $48,198,977
60 Jake Gyllenhaal $143,421,023 6 $23,903,504
61 Jennifer Aniston $143,153,751 1 $143,153,751
62 Harrison Ford $142,671,920 3 $47,557,307
63 Jessica Chastain $141,946,646 4 $35,486,662
64 Helena Bonham Carter $141,851,734 2 $70,925,867
65 Geoffrey Rush $139,258,308 2 $69,629,154
66 Val Kilmer $135,782,560 4 $33,945,640
67 Chadwick Boseman $135,641,807 3 $45,213,936
68 Mandy Patinkin $132,422,809 1 $132,422,809
69 Daveed Diggs $132,422,809 1 $132,422,809
70 Jacob Tremblay $132,422,809 1 $132,422,809
71 Izabela Vidovic $132,422,809 1 $132,422,809
72 Anthony Hopkins $131,234,342 6 $21,872,390
73 Helen Mirren $126,549,446 6 $21,091,574
74 Sean Penn $123,783,384 4 $30,945,846
75 Emma Thompson $122,317,745 3 $40,772,582
76 Michael Peña $121,851,293 3 $40,617,098
77 Ming-Na $120,620,254 1 $120,620,254
78 Joaquin Phoenix $119,519,402 2 $59,759,701
79 Jack O'Connell $115,637,895 1 $115,637,895
80 Matthew McConaughey $115,056,241 3 $38,352,080
81 Nick Nolte $114,794,454 4 $28,698,614
82 Dustin Hoffman $114,070,412 3 $38,023,471
83 Chris Pine $109,132,500 2 $54,566,250
84 Marion Cotillard $107,404,402 2 $53,702,201
85 Jamie Foxx $107,159,579 2 $53,579,790
86 Cuba Gooding, Jr. $101,152,951 3 $33,717,650
87 Jesse Eisenberg $99,965,577 3 $33,321,859
88 Meg Ryan $98,701,806 3 $32,900,602
89 Keira Knightley $96,860,486 3 $32,286,829
90 Philip Seymour Hoffman $96,422,679 3 $32,140,893
91 Dennis Quaid $92,443,318 5 $18,488,664
92 Mark Ruffalo $90,232,160 3 $30,077,387
93 Josh Brolin $89,875,447 3 $29,958,482
94 J. Michael Finley $83,377,013 1 $83,377,013
95 Scarlett Johansson $81,633,227 2 $40,816,614
96 Cher $78,033,391 2 $39,016,696
97 Miles Teller $75,937,870 4 $18,984,468
98 Maggie Elizabeth Jones $75,624,550 1 $75,624,550
99 Robert Downey, Jr. $74,446,219 4 $18,611,555
100 John Krasinski $73,010,519 2 $36,505,260

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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