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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Adventure Stars - Domestic Leading Comedy Stars - Domestic Leading Action 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.

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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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Bill Skarsgård
Best known as a Leading 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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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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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Roy Scheider $362,922,376 2 $181,461,188
2 Bill Skarsgård $327,481,748 1 $327,481,748
3 Jaeden Lieberher $327,481,748 1 $327,481,748
4 Anthony Hopkins $260,329,783 3 $86,776,594
5 Robert Shaw $260,000,000 1 $260,000,000
6 Richard Dreyfuss $260,000,000 1 $260,000,000
7 Will Smith $256,393,010 1 $256,393,010
8 Vera Farmiga $239,870,149 2 $119,935,075
9 Tobin Bell $209,230,740 4 $52,307,685
10 Max von Sydow $202,347,346 1 $202,347,346
11 Micah Sloat $192,671,717 2 $96,335,859
12 Katie Featherston $192,671,717 2 $96,335,859
13 Allison Williams $175,484,140 1 $175,484,140
14 Daniel Kaluuya $175,484,140 1 $175,484,140
15 Naomi Watts $150,396,364 2 $75,198,182
16 Jane Levy $143,457,731 2 $71,728,866
17 Robert Englund $143,080,801 4 $35,770,200
18 Neve Campbell $141,227,591 2 $70,613,796
19 Heather Donahue $140,539,099 1 $140,539,099
20 Michael C. Williams $140,539,099 1 $140,539,099
21 Joshua Leonard $140,539,099 1 $140,539,099
22 James McAvoy $138,141,585 1 $138,141,585
23 Rose Byrne $112,225,363 2 $56,112,682
24 Sarah Michelle Gellar $110,359,362 1 $110,359,362
25 Samuel L. Jackson $109,053,922 2 $54,526,961
26 Tom Cruise $105,264,608 1 $105,264,608
27 Jessica Tyler Brown $104,028,807 1 $104,028,807
28 Chloe Cserngey $104,028,807 1 $104,028,807
29 Jessica Chastain $102,718,500 2 $51,359,250
30 Madison Wolfe $102,470,008 1 $102,470,008
31 Frances O'Connor $102,470,008 1 $102,470,008
32 Patrick Wilson $102,470,008 1 $102,470,008
33 Talitha Bateman $102,092,201 1 $102,092,201
34 Stephanie Sigman $102,092,201 1 $102,092,201
35 Miranda Otto $102,092,201 1 $102,092,201
36 Anthony LaPaglia $102,092,201 1 $102,092,201
37 Johnny Depp $101,068,340 1 $101,068,340
38 Christina Ricci $101,068,340 1 $101,068,340
39 Milla Jovovich $100,248,275 2 $50,124,138
40 Nicole Kidman $96,522,687 1 $96,522,687
41 Catherine Zeta-Jones $91,188,905 1 $91,188,905
42 Liam Neeson $91,188,905 1 $91,188,905
43 Daniel Zovatto $89,217,875 1 $89,217,875
44 Dylan Minnette $89,217,875 1 $89,217,875
45 Stephen Lang $89,217,875 1 $89,217,875
46 Rod Steiger $86,432,520 1 $86,432,520
47 James Brolin $86,432,520 1 $86,432,520
48 Margot Kidder $86,432,520 1 $86,432,520
49 Ken Kirzinger $82,622,655 1 $82,622,655
50 Gary Oldman $82,522,790 1 $82,522,790
51 Donald Pleasance $82,182,000 3 $27,394,000
52 Sigourney Weaver $80,935,630 2 $40,467,815
53 Tom Skerritt $80,930,630 1 $80,930,630
54 Sanaa Lathan $80,281,096 1 $80,281,096
55 Jack Black $80,069,458 1 $80,069,458
56 Dylan Minette $80,069,458 1 $80,069,458
57 Odeya Rush $80,069,458 1 $80,069,458
58 Elizabeth Mitchell $79,042,440 1 $79,042,440
59 Frank Grillo $79,042,440 1 $79,042,440
60 Mykelti Williamson $79,042,440 1 $79,042,440
61 Heather O'Rourke $74,706,019 1 $74,706,019
62 Michael Fassbender $74,269,352 2 $37,134,676
63 Katherine Waterston $74,262,031 1 $74,262,031
64 John Cusack $71,985,628 1 $71,985,628
65 Gabriel Bateman $67,268,835 1 $67,268,835
66 Billy Burke $67,268,835 1 $67,268,835
67 Maria Bello $67,268,835 1 $67,268,835
68 Teresa Palmer $67,268,835 1 $67,268,835
69 Jennifer Lopez $65,598,907 1 $65,598,907
70 Ice Cube $65,598,907 1 $65,598,907
71 Ryan Reynolds $65,233,369 1 $65,233,369
72 Jackie Earle Haley $63,075,011 1 $63,075,011
73 Emily Blunt $62,221,272 3 $20,740,424
74 Benicio del Toro $62,189,884 1 $62,189,884
75 Halle Berry $59,588,068 1 $59,588,068
76 Tyler Mane $58,269,151 1 $58,269,151
77 Ashley Bell $56,213,653 2 $28,106,827
78 Virginia Madsen $55,389,516 1 $55,389,516
79 Kyle Gallner $55,389,516 1 $55,389,516
80 Ty Simpkins $54,009,150 1 $54,009,150
81 Kathryn Newton $53,900,335 1 $53,900,335
82 Evan Helmuth $53,262,945 1 $53,262,945
83 Suzan Crowley $53,262,945 1 $53,262,945
84 Fernanda Andrade $53,262,945 1 $53,262,945
85 Simon Quarterman $53,262,945 1 $53,262,945
86 Stefanie Scott $52,218,558 1 $52,218,558
87 Jaime King $51,545,952 1 $51,545,952
88 Jensen Ackles $51,545,952 1 $51,545,952
89 Patricia Arquette $50,041,732 1 $50,041,732
90 Natasha Calis $49,130,588 1 $49,130,588
91 Jamie Lee Curtis $47,000,000 1 $47,000,000
92 Naomie Harris $45,064,915 1 $45,064,915
93 Megan Burns $45,064,915 1 $45,064,915
94 Christopher Eccleston $45,064,915 1 $45,064,915
95 Cillian Murphy $45,064,915 1 $45,064,915
96 Brendan Gleeson $45,064,915 1 $45,064,915
97 Claire Holt $44,307,193 1 $44,307,193
98 Mandy Moore $44,307,193 1 $44,307,193
99 Jack Nicholson $44,017,374 1 $44,017,374
100 Brittany Snow $43,869,350 2 $21,934,675

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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