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Box Office Star Records > Domestic > Lifetime Acting > Top Domestic Leading Stars

Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office


See also: Top International Leading Stars - Top Worldwide Leading Stars - Top Domestic Supporting Stars - Top Domestic Live Action Stars - Top Domestic Above the Line Stars - Top Domestic Below the Line Stars - Top Domestic Cameo Stars - Top Domestic Stars

This chart contains the top 100 box office stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the 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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Tom Hanks
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 44 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Toy Story 3 ($415,004,880 in 2010), Forrest Gump ($330,151,138 in 1994), Toy Story 2 ($245,852,179 in 1999), Cast Away ($233,632,142 in 2000), The Da Vinci Code ($217,536,138 in 2006), Saving Private Ryan ($216,335,085 in 1998), Toy Story ($191,796,233 in 1995), The Polar Express ($186,493,587 in 2004), Apollo 13 ($172,070,496 in 1995), Catch Me if You Can ($164,606,800 in 2002)

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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: The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), Avengers: Infinity War ($603,283,178 in 2018), 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), Sherlock Holmes ($209,028,679 in 2009), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows ($186,848,418 in 2011)

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Scarlett Johansson
Best known as a Lead Ensemble Member Actress based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), Avengers: Infinity War ($603,283,178 in 2018), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459,005,868 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($408,084,349 in 2016), The Jungle Book ($364,001,123 in 2016), Iron Man 2 ($312,433,331 in 2010), Sing ($270,329,045 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($259,746,958 in 2014), Lucy ($126,573,960 in 2014), He's Just Not That Into You ($93,953,653 in 2009)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Tom Hanks $4,524,036,929 49 $92,327,284
2 Robert Downey, Jr. $4,463,135,597 42 $106,265,133
3 Scarlett Johansson $3,948,389,494 26 $151,861,134
4 Harrison Ford $3,728,200,434 38 $98,110,538
5 Eddie Murphy $3,583,063,429 38 $94,291,143
6 Johnny Depp $3,524,160,760 48 $73,420,016
7 Tom Cruise $3,483,300,892 38 $91,665,813
8 Samuel L. Jackson $3,235,478,338 53 $61,046,761
9 Bradley Cooper $3,137,007,063 24 $130,708,628
10 Vin Diesel $3,127,787,637 21 $148,942,268
11 Matt Damon $3,076,618,138 38 $80,963,635
12 Zoe Saldana $3,005,314,974 25 $120,212,599
13 Emma Watson $2,938,245,314 14 $209,874,665
14 Chris Hemsworth $2,927,426,524 18 $162,634,807
15 Chris Evans $2,871,372,210 22 $130,516,919
16 Will Smith $2,851,134,822 26 $109,659,032
17 Ben Stiller $2,797,049,842 33 $84,759,086
18 Bruce Willis $2,693,658,761 54 $49,882,570
19 Steve Carell $2,658,037,123 24 $110,751,547
20 Adam Sandler $2,650,730,628 35 $75,735,161
21 Robin Williams $2,587,460,319 37 $69,931,360
22 Dwayne Johnson $2,578,249,197 25 $103,129,968
23 Jim Carrey $2,576,877,356 29 $88,857,840
24 Jennifer Lawrence $2,528,933,809 19 $133,101,779
25 Daniel Radcliffe $2,524,202,140 19 $132,852,744
26 Robert De Niro $2,516,608,505 69 $36,472,587
27 Nicolas Cage $2,503,790,482 74 $33,835,007
28 Hugh Jackman $2,500,194,430 30 $83,339,814
29 Leonardo DiCaprio $2,490,291,307 26 $95,780,435
30 Cameron Diaz $2,466,552,080 28 $88,091,146
31 Chris Pratt $2,429,974,742 12 $202,497,895
32 Sandra Bullock $2,426,651,641 29 $83,677,643
33 Mark Ruffalo $2,426,396,897 19 $127,705,100
34 Ian McKellen $2,416,229,208 14 $172,587,801
35 Rupert Grint $2,390,423,881 13 $183,878,760
36 Liam Neeson $2,380,517,837 43 $55,360,880
37 Julia Roberts $2,358,098,189 32 $73,690,568
38 Ben Affleck $2,357,367,787 33 $71,435,387
39 Denzel Washington $2,348,262,797 44 $53,369,609
40 Brad Pitt $2,313,194,329 39 $59,312,675
41 John Travolta $2,275,481,866 46 $49,466,997
42 Jeremy Renner $2,266,808,192 14 $161,914,871
43 Don Cheadle $2,235,189,814 17 $131,481,754
44 Owen Wilson $2,203,928,252 30 $73,464,275
45 Will Ferrell $2,151,232,760 30 $71,707,759
46 Ewan McGregor $2,142,258,251 28 $76,509,223
47 Mark Wahlberg $2,132,987,411 31 $68,806,046
48 Mel Gibson $2,111,484,427 35 $60,328,126
49 Natalie Portman $2,093,943,922 29 $72,204,963
50 George Clooney $2,066,805,818 31 $66,671,155
51 Morgan Freeman $2,063,833,477 34 $60,700,985
52 Mike Myers $2,057,881,734 13 $158,298,595
53 Christian Bale $1,982,949,688 31 $63,966,119
54 Sylvester Stallone $1,929,576,735 42 $45,942,303
55 Shia LaBeouf $1,899,243,590 22 $86,329,254
56 Chadwick Boseman $1,876,233,086 7 $268,033,298
57 Kevin Costner $1,805,076,368 37 $48,785,848
58 Dustin Hoffman $1,800,861,154 30 $60,028,705
59 Keanu Reeves $1,785,931,296 44 $40,589,348
60 Channing Tatum $1,771,488,797 26 $68,134,185
61 Tim Allen $1,729,555,935 18 $96,086,441
62 Meryl Streep $1,721,175,811 46 $37,416,865
63 Mark Hamill $1,707,137,648 10 $170,713,765
64 Clint Eastwood $1,704,959,371 46 $37,064,334
65 Carrie Fisher $1,680,656,428 4 $420,164,107
66 Arnold Schwarzenegger $1,676,826,646 30 $55,894,222
67 Daisy Ridley $1,660,123,391 6 $276,687,232
68 Kevin Hart $1,648,338,117 18 $91,574,340
69 Orlando Bloom $1,645,755,256 15 $109,717,017
70 John Boyega $1,633,843,636 6 $272,307,273
71 Adam Driver $1,628,167,090 9 $180,907,454
72 Idris Elba $1,621,309,688 19 $85,332,089
73 Kristen Stewart $1,614,775,505 20 $80,738,775
74 Martin Freeman $1,614,690,237 9 $179,410,026
75 Jack Black $1,611,505,424 22 $73,250,247
76 Ryan Reynolds $1,607,966,425 26 $61,844,863
77 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,607,471,494 17 $94,557,147
78 Steve Martin $1,603,236,880 34 $47,154,026
79 Reese Witherspoon $1,587,728,191 30 $52,924,273
80 Michael Douglas $1,578,329,202 33 $47,828,158
81 Bill Murray $1,574,690,059 31 $50,796,454
82 Chris Pine $1,567,236,850 14 $111,945,489
83 Taylor Lautner $1,541,289,602 10 $154,128,960
84 Tommy Lee Jones $1,536,462,833 22 $69,839,220
85 Tom Hiddleston $1,536,268,354 11 $139,660,759
86 Elizabeth Olsen $1,524,271,800 13 $117,251,677
87 Tobey Maguire $1,508,685,905 11 $137,153,264
88 Anthony Hopkins $1,493,926,860 24 $62,246,953
89 Robert Redford $1,479,046,352 30 $49,301,545
90 Sebastian Stan $1,471,133,774 5 $294,226,755
91 Josh Brolin $1,451,473,541 17 $85,380,797
92 Keira Knightley $1,449,212,541 19 $76,274,344
93 Robert Pattinson $1,444,556,403 16 $90,284,775
94 Dave Bautista $1,434,006,776 11 $130,364,252
95 Karen Gillan $1,425,260,238 5 $285,052,048
96 Jack Nicholson $1,421,807,264 30 $47,393,575
97 Jamie Foxx $1,397,037,737 20 $69,851,887
98 Al Pacino $1,386,051,746 42 $33,001,232
99 Russell Crowe $1,383,586,153 33 $41,926,853
100 Andy Serkis $1,366,476,152 8 $170,809,519

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

Tom Hanks: By Yeoman 1st Class Donna Lou Morgan [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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

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

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