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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Historical Fiction 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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Leonardo DiCaprio
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Titanic ($659,363,944 in 1997), Django Unchained ($162,805,434 in 2012), The Great Gatsby ($144,840,419 in 2013), Shutter Island ($128,012,934 in 2010), Gangs of New York ($77,730,500 in 2002), Blood Diamond ($57,377,916 in 2006), The Man in the Iron Mask ($56,968,169 in 1998), Revolutionary Road ($22,911,480 in 2008), This Boy's Life ($4,104,962 in 1993)

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Johnny Depp
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 36 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($423,315,812 in 2006), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($309,420,425 in 2007), Sleepy Hollow ($101,068,340 in 1999), Murder on the Orient Express ($97,252,742 in 2017), The Lone Ranger ($89,302,115 in 2013), Chocolat ($71,309,760 in 2000), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street ($52,898,073 in 2007), Finding Neverland ($51,676,606 in 2004), From Hell ($31,598,308 in 2001), The Rum Diary ($13,109,815 in 2011)

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Orlando Bloom
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($423,315,812 in 2006), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($309,420,425 in 2007), Troy ($133,298,577 in 2004), Kingdom of Heaven ($47,398,413 in 2005), The Three Musketeers ($20,377,913 in 2011)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Leonardo DiCaprio $1,314,115,758 9 $146,012,862
2 Johnny Depp $1,255,295,431 14 $89,663,959
3 Orlando Bloom $933,811,140 5 $186,762,228
4 Tom Hanks $876,121,572 7 $125,160,225
5 Keira Knightley $849,513,801 6 $141,585,634
6 Russell Crowe $795,563,508 9 $88,395,945
7 Harrison Ford $757,064,093 4 $189,266,023
8 Jude Law $748,290,966 8 $93,536,371
9 Kate Winslet $742,939,706 6 $123,823,284
10 Matt Damon $696,091,604 10 $69,609,160
11 Karen Allen $570,201,633 3 $190,067,211
12 Brad Pitt $530,533,396 8 $66,316,675
13 Cate Blanchett $463,961,196 6 $77,326,866
14 Kevin Costner $441,320,138 5 $88,264,028
15 Shia LaBeouf $440,692,874 4 $110,173,219
16 Robert Downey, Jr. $439,663,998 7 $62,809,143
17 Bill Nighy $436,383,785 4 $109,095,946
18 Nicole Kidman $434,118,532 13 $33,393,733
19 Mel Gibson $428,986,039 8 $53,623,255
20 Robert Redford $424,707,613 6 $70,784,602
21 John Goodman $392,489,913 4 $98,122,478
22 Clint Eastwood $380,362,836 17 $22,374,284
23 Hugh Jackman $371,604,209 4 $92,901,052
24 Willem Dafoe $367,463,134 5 $73,492,627
25 Paul Newman $365,979,741 3 $121,993,247
26 Helena Bonham Carter $358,396,779 12 $29,866,398
27 Tobey Maguire $351,840,418 5 $70,368,084
28 Renée Zellweger $340,767,273 6 $56,794,546
29 Geoffrey Rush $330,992,472 3 $110,330,824
30 Bill Skarsgård $327,631,857 2 $163,815,929
31 Jaeden Lieberher $327,481,748 1 $327,481,748
32 Ray Winstone $317,050,196 2 $158,525,098
33 Rachel McAdams $311,862,448 2 $155,931,224
34 Catherine Zeta-Jones $310,091,599 3 $103,363,866
35 Jack Davenport $309,420,425 1 $309,420,425
36 Al Pacino $307,842,107 6 $51,307,018
37 John Travolta $304,202,886 4 $76,050,722
38 Christoph Waltz $303,957,941 3 $101,319,314
39 Rosie O'Donnell $301,623,027 2 $150,811,514
40 Josh Brolin $294,254,827 5 $58,850,965
41 Richard Gere $292,306,392 6 $48,717,732
42 Denzel Washington $292,092,943 5 $58,418,589
43 Jeff Bridges $291,520,859 2 $145,760,430
44 Steve Carell $281,749,486 3 $93,916,495
45 Tom Cruise $277,039,328 5 $55,407,866
46 Meryl Streep $268,897,559 9 $29,877,507
47 Jamie Foxx $266,171,390 2 $133,085,695
48 Gerard Butler $262,590,376 3 $87,530,125
49 Morgan Freeman $262,402,689 5 $52,480,538
50 Viola Davis $260,834,961 3 $86,944,987
51 Diane Kruger $255,402,831 3 $85,134,277
52 George Clooney $246,953,134 6 $41,158,856
53 Will Ferrell $244,969,314 4 $61,242,329
54 Charlie Sheen $236,387,363 4 $59,096,841
55 Daniel Day-Lewis $232,826,195 6 $38,804,366
56 Christian Bale $224,146,578 10 $22,414,658
57 Tom Sizemore $216,335,085 2 $108,167,543
58 Edward Burns $216,335,085 1 $216,335,085
59 Paul Rudd $211,761,272 4 $52,940,318
60 David Koechner $211,489,616 2 $105,744,808
61 Joel Edgerton $211,368,725 3 $70,456,242
62 Joseph Fiennes $198,761,110 4 $49,690,278
63 Vivien Leigh $198,680,470 1 $198,680,470
64 Clark Gable $198,680,470 1 $198,680,470
65 Glenn Close $194,816,966 4 $48,704,242
66 Michelle Pfeiffer $194,336,808 5 $38,867,362
67 Julie Andrews $192,060,292 3 $64,020,097
68 Amanda Seyfried $191,530,735 2 $95,765,368
69 Jared Harris $186,848,418 1 $186,848,418
70 Noomi Rapace $186,848,418 1 $186,848,418
71 Anthony Hopkins $186,456,190 3 $62,152,063
72 Charlize Theron $182,537,326 4 $45,634,332
73 Olivia Newton-John $181,813,770 1 $181,813,770
74 Gwyneth Paltrow $181,609,929 2 $90,804,965
75 Emma Stone $180,240,097 2 $90,120,049
76 Jonathan Ke Quan $179,880,271 1 $179,880,271
77 Kate Capshaw $179,880,271 1 $179,880,271
78 Channing Tatum $174,584,296 3 $58,194,765
79 Hailee Steinfeld $172,432,806 4 $43,108,202
80 Minnie Driver $171,112,115 2 $85,556,058
81 Lance Henriksen $171,091,819 1 $171,091,819
82 Wayne Knight $171,091,819 1 $171,091,819
83 Tony Goldwyn $171,091,819 1 $171,091,819
84 Bryce Dallas Howard $169,825,377 2 $84,912,689
85 Octavia Spencer $169,705,587 1 $169,705,587
86 Drew Barrymore $166,894,634 4 $41,723,659
87 Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio $165,493,908 1 $165,493,908
88 Carey Mulligan $161,779,339 4 $40,444,835
89 Gary Oldman $154,428,480 4 $38,607,120
90 Jodie Foster $151,713,264 2 $75,856,632
91 Juliette Binoche $151,346,177 3 $50,448,726
92 Sacha Baron Cohen $148,809,770 1 $148,809,770
93 Anne Hathaway $148,809,770 1 $148,809,770
94 Leslie Odom Jr. $147,129,119 2 $73,564,560
95 Ben Affleck $146,404,058 2 $73,202,029
96 Steve Martin $145,869,378 4 $36,467,345
97 Isla Fisher $144,840,419 1 $144,840,419
98 Elizabeth Debicki $144,840,419 1 $144,840,419
99 Ralph Fiennes $144,618,041 7 $20,659,720
100 Will Smith $144,500,908 2 $72,250,454

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

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

Johnny Depp: By Arnold WellsUploaded by MyCanon (Johnny Depp) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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