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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy 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 Horror Stars - Domestic Leading Musical Stars - International Leading Romantic Comedy Stars - Worldwide Leading Romantic Comedy Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Romantic Comedy 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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Julia Roberts
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 25 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Pretty Woman ($178,406,268 in 1990), Runaway Bride ($152,257,509 in 1999), Notting Hill ($116,089,678 in 1999), Valentine's Day ($110,485,654 in 2010), America's Sweethearts ($93,607,673 in 2001), Larry Crowne ($35,608,245 in 2011), Mother’s Day ($32,492,859 in 2016), I Love Trouble ($30,806,194 in 1994)

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Jennifer Aniston
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 20 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Break-Up ($118,703,275 in 2006), Just Go With It ($103,028,109 in 2011), He's Just Not That Into You ($93,953,653 in 2009), Along Came Polly ($88,073,507 in 2004), The Bounty Hunter ($67,061,228 in 2010), Mother’s Day ($32,492,859 in 2016), Picture Perfect ($31,301,775 in 1997), The Object of my Affection ($29,145,924 in 1998), She's the One ($9,482,579 in 1996), Management ($934,658 in 2009)

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Drew Barrymore
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 28 films.
Top films contributed to this record: 50 First Dates ($120,776,832 in 2004), He's Just Not That Into You ($93,953,653 in 2009), The Wedding Singer ($80,245,725 in 1998), Never Been Kissed ($55,474,757 in 1999), Music and Lyrics ($50,572,589 in 2007), Blended ($46,290,741 in 2014), Going the Distance ($17,804,299 in 2010)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Julia Roberts $749,754,080 8 $93,719,260
2 Jennifer Aniston $574,177,567 10 $57,417,757
3 Drew Barrymore $465,118,596 7 $66,445,514
4 Katherine Heigl $444,269,001 7 $63,467,000
5 Sandra Bullock $436,439,273 7 $62,348,468
6 Richard Gere $401,617,220 4 $100,404,305
7 Meg Ryan $386,408,625 7 $55,201,232
8 Cameron Diaz $385,624,772 5 $77,124,954
9 Ben Stiller $362,695,839 6 $60,449,307
10 Adam Sandler $350,341,407 4 $87,585,352
11 Hugh Grant $349,069,550 6 $58,178,258
12 Ashton Kutcher $331,519,860 5 $66,303,972
13 Jack Nicholson $303,375,873 3 $101,125,291
14 Jennifer Lopez $296,951,386 6 $49,491,898
15 Patrick Dempsey $294,056,169 5 $58,811,234
16 John Corbett $241,449,212 2 $120,724,606
17 Nia Vardalos $241,449,212 2 $120,724,606
18 Bradley Cooper $238,302,210 3 $79,434,070
19 Will Smith $231,647,220 2 $115,823,610
20 Renée Zellweger $225,987,854 7 $32,283,979
21 Anne Hathaway $224,299,000 3 $74,766,333
22 Gerard Butler $222,775,522 4 $55,693,881
23 Meagan Good $211,558,684 5 $42,311,737
24 Gabrielle Union $211,329,245 5 $42,265,849
25 Susan Sarandon $207,414,107 3 $69,138,036
26 Kevin Hart $205,327,380 4 $51,331,845
27 Michael Ealy $205,213,576 3 $68,404,525
28 Regina Hall $205,213,576 3 $68,404,525
29 James Marsden $204,515,531 2 $102,257,766
30 Meryl Streep $199,098,539 3 $66,366,180
31 Ryan Reynolds $196,199,680 2 $98,099,840
32 John Cusack $187,757,846 3 $62,585,949
33 Helen Hunt $186,540,840 2 $93,270,420
34 Catherine Zeta-Jones $185,146,552 5 $37,029,310
35 Mel Gibson $182,805,123 1 $182,805,123
36 Jessica Biel $180,790,348 4 $45,197,587
37 Sarah Jessica Parker $172,839,917 3 $57,613,306
38 Gwyneth Paltrow $171,176,531 3 $57,058,844
39 Terrence J $166,245,413 3 $55,415,138
40 Hector Elizondo $165,030,292 2 $82,515,146
41 Ben Affleck $165,005,509 4 $41,251,377
42 Tom Hanks $162,289,129 2 $81,144,565
43 Reese Witherspoon $160,311,825 4 $40,077,956
44 Taraji P. Henson $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
45 Jerry Ferrara $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
46 Romany Malco $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
47 Tom Cruise $153,952,592 1 $153,952,592
48 Nicolas Cage $153,633,751 3 $51,211,250
49 Amy Adams $153,625,797 2 $76,812,899
50 Diane Keaton $153,217,041 3 $51,072,347
51 Seth Rogen $148,761,765 1 $148,761,765
52 Jessica Alba $145,502,951 3 $48,500,984
53 Jack Black $134,116,296 2 $67,058,148
54 Ginnifer Goodwin $133,000,142 2 $66,500,071
55 Topher Grace $132,305,002 2 $66,152,501
56 Alec Baldwin $129,419,727 2 $64,709,864
57 Shirley MacLaine $129,085,654 2 $64,542,827
58 Scarlett Johansson $128,957,074 3 $42,985,691
59 Michelle Pfeiffer $127,814,331 3 $42,604,777
60 Harrison Ford $127,797,613 2 $63,898,807
61 Amanda Peet $127,777,164 2 $63,888,582
62 Billy Crystal $126,802,185 2 $63,401,093
63 Keanu Reeves $124,685,242 2 $62,342,621
64 Jamie Foxx $122,718,036 2 $61,359,018
65 Vince Vaughn $118,703,275 1 $118,703,275
66 George Clooney $112,871,229 3 $37,623,743
67 Justin Long $111,765,146 4 $27,941,287
68 Taylor Swift $110,485,654 1 $110,485,654
69 Taylor Lautner $110,485,654 1 $110,485,654
70 Carter Jenkins $110,485,654 2 $55,242,827
71 Jennifer Garner $110,485,654 1 $110,485,654
72 George Lopez $110,485,654 1 $110,485,654
73 Queen Latifah $110,485,654 1 $110,485,654
74 Kathy Bates $110,485,654 2 $55,242,827
75 Bryce Robinson $110,485,654 1 $110,485,654
76 Eric Dane $110,485,654 1 $110,485,654
77 Hilary Swank $108,240,446 2 $54,120,223
78 Josh Duhamel $107,919,319 2 $53,959,660
79 Colin Firth $100,539,094 5 $20,107,819
80 Joseph Fiennes $100,317,794 1 $100,317,794
81 Edward Burns $98,508,316 3 $32,836,105
82 Bill Pullman $96,960,677 3 $32,320,226
83 Julie Andrews $95,149,435 1 $95,149,435
84 Jennifer Connelly $93,953,653 1 $93,953,653
85 Kevin Connolly $93,953,653 1 $93,953,653
86 Ralph Fiennes $93,932,896 1 $93,932,896
87 Jim Carrey $90,570,999 1 $90,570,999
88 Matthew McConaughey $88,715,192 1 $88,715,192
89 Owen Wilson $87,029,282 2 $43,514,641
90 La La Anthony $86,598,196 2 $43,299,098
91 Hugh Jackman $84,959,203 3 $28,319,734
92 Bill Murray $84,651,933 2 $42,325,967
93 John Krasinski $82,846,307 2 $41,423,154
94 Ice Cube $82,674,398 1 $82,674,398
95 Cher $80,640,528 1 $80,640,528
96 Zac Efron $80,613,593 2 $40,306,797
97 Kevin James $80,360,866 1 $80,360,866
98 Paul Rudd $77,365,861 3 $25,788,620
99 Judy Greer $76,808,654 1 $76,808,654
100 Malin Ackerman $76,808,654 1 $76,808,654

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

Julia Roberts: By David Shankbone (Own work) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Jennifer Aniston: Brett Cove [GFDL-1.1,1.2,1.3], via Wikimedia Commons

Drew Barrymore: David Shankbone [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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