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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies


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This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Super Hero 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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Robert Downey, Jr.
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459,005,868 in 2015), Iron Man 3 ($408,992,272 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($408,084,349 in 2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($334,198,153 in 2017), Iron Man ($318,604,126 in 2008), Iron Man 2 ($312,433,331 in 2010)

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Scarlett Johansson
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459,005,868 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($408,084,349 in 2016), Iron Man 2 ($312,433,331 in 2010), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($259,746,958 in 2014)

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Chris Evans
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459,005,868 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($408,084,349 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($259,746,958 in 2014), Captain America: The First Avenger ($176,654,505 in 2011), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer ($131,921,738 in 2007)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Robert Downey, Jr. $2,864,597,646 7 $409,228,235
2 Scarlett Johansson $2,062,550,053 5 $412,510,011
3 Chris Evans $2,058,692,965 6 $343,115,494
4 Chris Hemsworth $1,773,852,299 5 $354,770,460
5 Jeremy Renner $1,490,369,764 3 $496,789,921
6 Samuel L. Jackson $1,437,031,516 4 $359,257,879
7 Mark Ruffalo $1,386,459,535 3 $462,153,178
8 Hugh Jackman $1,379,250,484 7 $197,035,783
9 Tom Hiddleston $1,314,846,431 4 $328,711,608
10 Christian Bale $1,186,828,231 3 $395,609,410
11 Don Cheadle $1,129,509,952 3 $376,503,317
12 Tobey Maguire $1,113,761,163 3 $371,253,721
13 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,040,029,729 3 $346,676,576
14 Gal Gadot $959,269,949 3 $319,756,650
15 Elizabeth Olsen $867,090,217 2 $433,545,109
16 Sebastian Stan $844,485,812 3 $281,495,271
17 Patrick Stewart $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
18 Ian McKellen $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
19 Henry Cavill $837,752,059 3 $279,250,686
20 Chris Pratt $722,985,213 2 $361,492,607
21 Bradley Cooper $722,985,213 2 $361,492,607
22 Dave Bautista $722,985,213 2 $361,492,607
23 Zoe Saldana $722,985,213 2 $361,492,607
24 Vin Diesel $722,985,213 2 $361,492,607
25 Anthony Hopkins $691,566,884 3 $230,522,295
26 Idris Elba $691,566,884 3 $230,522,295
27 Ben Affleck $649,250,059 3 $216,416,686
28 Will Smith $553,046,328 2 $276,523,164
29 James McAvoy $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
30 Michael Fassbender $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
31 Jennifer Lawrence $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
32 Heath Ledger $533,345,358 1 $533,345,358
33 Michael Keaton $497,031,788 2 $248,515,894
34 Ryan Reynolds $479,671,881 3 $159,890,627
35 Andrew Garfield $464,884,596 2 $232,442,298
36 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $459,005,868 1 $459,005,868
37 James Spader $459,005,868 1 $459,005,868
38 Chris Pine $412,563,408 1 $412,563,408
39 Ben Kingsley $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
40 Guy Pearce $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
41 Anthony Mackie $408,084,349 1 $408,084,349
42 Paul Bettany $408,084,349 1 $408,084,349
43 Chadwick Boseman $408,084,349 2 $204,042,175
44 Michael Rooker $389,813,101 1 $389,813,101
45 Karen Gillan $389,813,101 1 $389,813,101
46 Natalie Portman $387,392,764 2 $193,696,382
47 Tommy Lee Jones $360,685,617 2 $180,342,809
48 Zendaya $334,198,153 1 $334,198,153
49 Jon Favreau $334,198,153 1 $334,198,153
50 Tom Holland $334,198,153 1 $334,198,153
51 Marisa Tomei $334,198,153 1 $334,198,153
52 Amy Adams $330,360,194 1 $330,360,194
53 Margot Robbie $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
54 Adam Beach $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
55 Viola Davis $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
56 Ike Barinholtz $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
57 Jared Leto $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
58 Cara Delevingne $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
59 Scott Eastwood $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
60 Jai Courtney $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
61 Jay Hernandez $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
62 Karen Fukuhara $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
63 Joel Kinnaman $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
64 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
65 Terrence Howard $318,604,126 1 $318,604,126
66 Jeff Bridges $318,604,126 1 $318,604,126
67 Mickey Rourke $312,433,331 1 $312,433,331
68 Cate Blanchett $304,174,120 1 $304,174,120
69 Jeff Goldblum $304,174,120 1 $304,174,120
70 Tessa Thompson $304,174,120 1 $304,174,120
71 Karl Urban $304,174,120 1 $304,174,120
72 Jim Carrey $303,951,241 2 $151,975,621
73 Michael Shannon $291,045,518 1 $291,045,518
74 Ioan Gruffudd $286,617,818 2 $143,308,909
75 Jessica Alba $286,617,818 2 $143,308,909
76 Robert Redford $259,746,958 1 $259,746,958
77 Christopher Reeve $242,403,724 2 $121,201,862
78 Chiwetel Ejiofor $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
79 Benedict Cumberbatch $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
80 Mads Mikkelsen $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
81 Tilda Swinton $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
82 Benedict Wong $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
83 Rachel McAdams $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
84 Dafne Keen $226,277,068 1 $226,277,068
85 Scott Adsit $222,527,828 1 $222,527,828
86 Ryan Potter $222,527,828 1 $222,527,828
87 Jason Momoa $216,346,347 2 $108,173,174
88 Ray Fisher $216,346,347 1 $216,346,347
89 Ezra Miller $216,346,347 2 $108,173,174
90 Christopher Eccleston $206,362,140 1 $206,362,140
91 Jaimie Alexander $206,362,140 1 $206,362,140
92 Wesley Snipes $204,216,153 3 $68,072,051
93 Brandon Routh $200,120,000 1 $200,120,000
94 Alan Ritchson $191,204,754 1 $191,204,754
95 Jeremy Howard $191,204,754 1 $191,204,754
96 Noel Fisher $191,204,754 1 $191,204,754
97 Pete Ploszek $191,204,754 1 $191,204,754
98 Tohoru Masamune $191,204,754 1 $191,204,754
99 Chris O'Donnell $184,031,112 1 $184,031,112
100 Nicole Kidman $184,031,112 1 $184,031,112

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

Robert Downey, Jr.: Georges Biard [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Scarlett Johansson: Foto: © JCS / , via Wikimedia Commons

Chris Evans: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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