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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 30 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($676,245,568 in 2018), 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 ($334,201,140 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 14 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($676,245,568 in 2018), 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), Black Widow ($0 in 2018)

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Chris Evans
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($676,245,568 in 2018), 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. $3,540,846,201 8 $442,605,775
2 Scarlett Johansson $2,738,795,621 7 $391,256,517
3 Chris Evans $2,734,938,533 7 $390,705,505
4 Chris Hemsworth $2,460,982,036 6 $410,163,673
5 Mark Ruffalo $2,073,589,272 4 $518,397,318
6 Don Cheadle $1,805,755,520 4 $451,438,880
7 Chadwick Boseman $1,784,233,797 3 $594,744,599
8 Elizabeth Olsen $1,543,335,785 3 $514,445,262
9 Sebastian Stan $1,520,731,380 4 $380,182,845
10 Jeremy Renner $1,490,369,764 3 $496,789,921
11 Samuel L. Jackson $1,437,031,516 4 $359,257,879
12 Dave Bautista $1,399,230,781 3 $466,410,260
13 Zoe Saldana $1,399,230,781 3 $466,410,260
14 Vin Diesel $1,399,230,781 4 $349,807,695
15 Chris Pratt $1,399,230,781 3 $466,410,260
16 Bradley Cooper $1,399,230,781 3 $466,410,260
17 Hugh Jackman $1,379,250,484 7 $197,035,783
18 Danai Gurira $1,376,149,448 2 $688,074,724
19 Letitia Wright $1,376,149,448 2 $688,074,724
20 Tom Hiddleston $1,325,730,600 4 $331,432,650
21 Christian Bale $1,186,828,231 3 $395,609,410
22 Tobey Maguire $1,113,761,163 3 $371,253,721
23 Paul Bettany $1,084,329,917 2 $542,164,959
24 Karen Gillan $1,066,058,669 2 $533,029,335
25 Pom Klementieff $1,066,058,669 2 $533,029,335
26 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,040,029,729 3 $346,676,576
27 Tom Holland $1,010,446,708 3 $336,815,569
28 Josh Brolin $992,720,422 2 $496,360,211
29 Gal Gadot $971,947,897 4 $242,986,974
30 Benedict Cumberbatch $908,887,488 2 $454,443,744
31 Benedict Wong $908,887,488 2 $454,443,744
32 Henry Cavill $850,430,007 3 $283,476,669
33 Ian McKellen $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
34 Patrick Stewart $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
35 Ryan Reynolds $796,146,735 3 $265,382,245
36 Michael B. Jordan $756,021,428 2 $378,010,714
37 Anthony Hopkins $702,451,053 3 $234,150,351
38 Idris Elba $702,451,053 3 $234,150,351
39 Angela Bassett $699,903,880 1 $699,903,880
40 Forest Whitaker $699,903,880 1 $699,903,880
41 Martin Freeman $699,903,880 1 $699,903,880
42 Daniel Kaluuya $699,903,880 1 $699,903,880
43 Andy Serkis $699,903,880 1 $699,903,880
44 Lupita Nyong'o $699,903,880 1 $699,903,880
45 Ben Affleck $661,928,007 3 $220,642,669
46 Will Smith $553,046,328 3 $184,348,776
47 Jennifer Lawrence $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
48 James McAvoy $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
49 Michael Fassbender $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
50 Heath Ledger $533,345,358 1 $533,345,358
51 Michael Keaton $497,034,775 2 $248,517,388
52 Andrew Garfield $464,884,596 2 $232,442,298
53 James Spader $459,005,868 1 $459,005,868
54 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $459,005,868 1 $459,005,868
55 Kurt Russell $453,752,555 2 $226,876,278
56 Chris Pine $412,563,408 1 $412,563,408
57 Guy Pearce $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
58 Ben Kingsley $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
59 Anthony Mackie $408,084,349 1 $408,084,349
60 Elizabeth Debicki $389,813,101 1 $389,813,101
61 Michael Rooker $389,813,101 1 $389,813,101
62 Natalie Portman $387,392,764 2 $193,696,382
63 Tommy Lee Jones $360,685,617 2 $180,342,809
64 Jon Favreau $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
65 Marisa Tomei $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
66 Zendaya $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
67 Amy Adams $330,360,194 1 $330,360,194
68 Scott Eastwood $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
69 Jai Courtney $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
70 Jay Hernandez $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
71 Karen Fukuhara $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
72 Joel Kinnaman $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
73 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
74 Margot Robbie $325,100,054 2 $162,550,027
75 Adam Beach $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
76 Viola Davis $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
77 Ike Barinholtz $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
78 Jared Leto $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
79 Cara Delevingne $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
80 Paul Rudd $322,358,298 2 $161,179,149
81 Michael Peña $322,358,298 2 $161,179,149
82 Evangeline Lilly $322,358,298 2 $161,179,149
83 Michael Douglas $322,358,298 2 $161,179,149
84 Jeff Bridges $318,604,126 1 $318,604,126
85 Terrence Howard $318,604,126 1 $318,604,126
86 T.J. Miller $316,474,854 1 $316,474,854
87 Zazie Beetz $316,474,854 1 $316,474,854
88 Leslie Uggams $316,474,854 1 $316,474,854
89 Karan Soni $316,474,854 1 $316,474,854
90 Brianna Hildebrand $316,474,854 1 $316,474,854
91 Morena Baccarin $316,474,854 1 $316,474,854
92 Stefan Kapicic $316,474,854 1 $316,474,854
93 Cate Blanchett $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
94 Jeff Goldblum $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
95 Tessa Thompson $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
96 Karl Urban $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
97 Mickey Rourke $312,433,331 1 $312,433,331
98 Michelle Pfeiffer $304,989,770 2 $152,494,885
99 Jim Carrey $303,951,241 2 $151,975,621
100 Michael Shannon $291,045,518 1 $291,045,518

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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