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Box Office Star Records > Domestic > Genres > Domestic Leading Horror Stars

Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Adventure Stars - Domestic Leading Action Stars - Domestic Leading Comedy Stars - Domestic Leading Drama Stars - Domestic Leading Thriller/Suspense Stars - Domestic Leading Romantic Comedy Stars - Domestic Leading Musical Stars - International Leading Horror Stars - Worldwide Leading Horror Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Horror 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.

  1
Roy Scheider
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Jaws ($260,000,000 in 1975), Jaws 2 ($102,922,376 in 1978)

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Jaeden Lieberher
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films.
Top films contributed to this record: It ($327,481,748 in 2017)

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Bill Skarsgård
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 4 films.
Top films contributed to this record: It ($327,481,748 in 2017), It: Chapter 2 ($0 in 2019)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Roy Scheider $362,922,376 2 $181,461,188
2 Jaeden Lieberher $327,481,748 1 $327,481,748
3 Bill Skarsgård $327,481,748 2 $163,740,874
4 Anthony Hopkins $260,329,783 3 $86,776,594
5 Richard Dreyfuss $260,000,000 1 $260,000,000
6 Robert Shaw $260,000,000 1 $260,000,000
7 Will Smith $256,393,010 1 $256,393,010
8 Emily Blunt $248,913,777 3 $82,971,259
9 Vera Farmiga $239,870,149 2 $119,935,075
10 Tobin Bell $209,284,943 4 $52,321,236
11 Max von Sydow $204,868,002 1 $204,868,002
12 Micah Sloat $192,671,717 2 $96,335,859
13 Katie Featherston $192,671,717 2 $96,335,859
14 John Krasinski $186,692,505 1 $186,692,505
15 Daniel Kaluuya $176,040,665 1 $176,040,665
16 Allison Williams $176,040,665 1 $176,040,665
17 Naomi Watts $150,396,364 2 $75,198,182
18 Jane Levy $143,457,731 2 $71,728,866
19 Robert Englund $143,080,801 4 $35,770,200
20 Neve Campbell $141,227,591 2 $70,613,796
21 Michael C. Williams $140,539,099 1 $140,539,099
22 Joshua Leonard $140,539,099 1 $140,539,099
23 Heather Donahue $140,539,099 1 $140,539,099
24 James McAvoy $138,141,585 1 $138,141,585
25 Rose Byrne $112,225,363 2 $56,112,682
26 Sarah Michelle Gellar $110,359,362 1 $110,359,362
27 Samuel L. Jackson $109,053,922 2 $54,526,961
28 Tom Cruise $105,264,608 1 $105,264,608
29 Chloe Cserngey $104,028,807 1 $104,028,807
30 Jessica Tyler Brown $104,028,807 1 $104,028,807
31 Jessica Chastain $102,718,500 2 $51,359,250
32 Madison Wolfe $102,470,008 2 $51,235,004
33 Frances O'Connor $102,470,008 1 $102,470,008
34 Patrick Wilson $102,470,008 1 $102,470,008
35 Stephanie Sigman $102,092,201 1 $102,092,201
36 Miranda Otto $102,092,201 1 $102,092,201
37 Anthony LaPaglia $102,092,201 1 $102,092,201
38 Talitha Bateman $102,092,201 1 $102,092,201
39 Johnny Depp $101,068,340 1 $101,068,340
40 Christina Ricci $101,068,340 1 $101,068,340
41 Milla Jovovich $100,248,275 2 $50,124,138
42 Nicole Kidman $96,522,687 1 $96,522,687
43 Liam Neeson $91,188,905 1 $91,188,905
44 Catherine Zeta-Jones $91,188,905 1 $91,188,905
45 Dylan Minnette $89,217,875 1 $89,217,875
46 Stephen Lang $89,217,875 1 $89,217,875
47 Daniel Zovatto $89,217,875 1 $89,217,875
48 James Brolin $86,432,520 1 $86,432,520
49 Margot Kidder $86,432,520 1 $86,432,520
50 Rod Steiger $86,432,520 1 $86,432,520
51 Ken Kirzinger $82,622,655 1 $82,622,655
52 Gary Oldman $82,522,790 1 $82,522,790
53 Donald Pleasance $82,182,000 3 $27,394,000
54 Sigourney Weaver $80,935,630 2 $40,467,815
55 Tom Skerritt $80,930,630 1 $80,930,630
56 Sanaa Lathan $80,281,096 1 $80,281,096
57 Jack Black $80,069,458 2 $40,034,729
58 Dylan Minette $80,069,458 1 $80,069,458
59 Odeya Rush $80,069,458 1 $80,069,458
60 Frank Grillo $79,042,440 1 $79,042,440
61 Mykelti Williamson $79,042,440 1 $79,042,440
62 Elizabeth Mitchell $79,042,440 1 $79,042,440
63 Heather O'Rourke $74,706,019 1 $74,706,019
64 Michael Fassbender $74,269,352 2 $37,134,676
65 Katherine Waterston $74,262,031 1 $74,262,031
66 John Cusack $71,985,628 1 $71,985,628
67 Lin Shaye $67,347,895 3 $22,449,298
68 Maria Bello $67,268,835 1 $67,268,835
69 Teresa Palmer $67,268,835 1 $67,268,835
70 Gabriel Bateman $67,268,835 1 $67,268,835
71 Billy Burke $67,268,835 1 $67,268,835
72 Jennifer Lopez $65,598,907 1 $65,598,907
73 Ice Cube $65,598,907 1 $65,598,907
74 Ryan Reynolds $65,233,369 1 $65,233,369
75 Jackie Earle Haley $63,075,011 1 $63,075,011
76 Benicio del Toro $62,189,884 1 $62,189,884
77 Halle Berry $59,588,068 1 $59,588,068
78 Tyler Mane $58,269,151 1 $58,269,151
79 Ashley Bell $56,213,653 2 $28,106,827
80 Laura Clifton $55,683,845 1 $55,683,845
81 Ruby Modine $55,683,845 1 $55,683,845
82 Charles Aitken $55,683,845 1 $55,683,845
83 Jessica Rothe $55,683,845 1 $55,683,845
84 Israel Broussard $55,683,845 1 $55,683,845
85 Virginia Madsen $55,389,516 1 $55,389,516
86 Kyle Gallner $55,389,516 1 $55,389,516
87 Ty Simpkins $54,009,150 1 $54,009,150
88 Kathryn Newton $53,900,335 1 $53,900,335
89 Evan Helmuth $53,262,945 1 $53,262,945
90 Suzan Crowley $53,262,945 1 $53,262,945
91 Fernanda Andrade $53,262,945 1 $53,262,945
92 Simon Quarterman $53,262,945 1 $53,262,945
93 Stefanie Scott $52,218,558 1 $52,218,558
94 Jaime King $51,545,952 1 $51,545,952
95 Jensen Ackles $51,545,952 1 $51,545,952
96 Patricia Arquette $50,041,732 1 $50,041,732
97 Natasha Calis $49,130,588 1 $49,130,588
98 Bailee Madison $48,478,154 2 $24,239,077
99 Jamie Lee Curtis $47,000,000 2 $23,500,000
100 Megan Burns $45,064,915 1 $45,064,915

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

Bill Skarsgård: Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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