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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Animation/Live Action Stars - Domestic Leading Digital Animation Stars - Domestic Leading Hand Animation Stars - Domestic Leading Stop-Motion Animation Stars - Domestic Leading Rotoscoping Stars - Domestic Leading Multiple Production Methods Stars - International Leading Live Action Stars - Worldwide Leading Live Action Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Live Action 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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Harrison Ford
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 33 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope ($460,998,007 in 1977), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ($317,101,119 in 2008), Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi ($309,205,079 in 1983), Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back ($290,271,960 in 1980), Raiders of the Lost Ark ($225,686,079 in 1981), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade ($197,171,806 in 1989), The Fugitive ($183,875,760 in 1993), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ($179,880,271 in 1984), Air Force One ($172,956,409 in 1997), What Lies Beneath ($155,464,351 in 2000)

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Tom Cruise
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Mission: Impossible 2 ($215,409,889 in 2000), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($209,397,903 in 2011), Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation ($195,042,377 in 2015), Mission: Impossible ($180,981,886 in 1996), Top Gun ($179,800,601 in 1986), Rain Man ($172,825,435 in 1988), The Firm ($158,340,892 in 1993), Jerry Maguire ($153,952,592 in 1996), A Few Good Men ($141,340,178 in 1992), Mission: Impossible III ($133,501,348 in 2006)

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Tom Hanks
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 41 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Forrest Gump ($330,151,138 in 1994), Cast Away ($233,632,142 in 2000), The Da Vinci Code ($217,536,138 in 2006), Saving Private Ryan ($216,335,085 in 1998), Apollo 13 ($172,070,496 in 1995), Catch Me if You Can ($164,606,800 in 2002), The Green Mile ($136,801,374 in 1999), Angels & Demons ($133,375,846 in 2009), Sleepless in Seattle ($126,680,884 in 1993), Sully ($125,070,033 in 2016)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Harrison Ford $3,728,200,434 37 $100,762,174
2 Tom Cruise $3,483,300,892 38 $91,665,813
3 Tom Hanks $3,480,266,877 42 $82,863,497
4 Matt Damon $2,980,650,849 36 $82,795,857
5 Johnny Depp $2,893,753,340 41 $70,579,350
6 Jennifer Lawrence $2,482,107,364 18 $137,894,854
7 Robin Williams $2,409,437,270 35 $68,841,065
8 Bruce Willis $2,382,115,325 51 $46,708,144
9 Robert Downey, Jr. $2,363,073,116 35 $67,516,375
10 Ben Affleck $2,357,043,371 32 $73,657,605
11 Denzel Washington $2,348,261,190 43 $54,610,725
12 Robert De Niro $2,340,946,736 66 $35,468,890
13 Julia Roberts $2,329,272,758 31 $75,137,831
14 Eddie Murphy $2,312,725,440 34 $68,021,336
15 Hugh Jackman $2,305,830,128 24 $96,076,255
16 Jim Carrey $2,284,492,054 26 $87,865,079
17 Brad Pitt $2,272,600,288 36 $63,127,786
18 Adam Sandler $2,230,344,282 28 $79,655,153
19 Ben Stiller $2,206,887,959 30 $73,562,932
20 Bradley Cooper $2,200,551,773 22 $100,025,081
21 Leonardo DiCaprio $2,197,715,112 24 $91,571,463
22 Vin Diesel $2,191,332,347 16 $136,958,272
23 Will Smith $2,175,482,142 21 $103,594,388
24 John Travolta $2,161,259,084 43 $50,261,839
25 Nicolas Cage $2,102,664,079 64 $32,854,126
26 Sandra Bullock $2,090,605,871 28 $74,664,495
27 Dwayne Johnson $2,090,010,518 21 $99,524,310
28 George Clooney $2,044,612,899 29 $70,503,893
29 Christian Bale $1,930,948,342 27 $71,516,605
30 Sylvester Stallone $1,921,576,735 38 $50,567,809
31 Mel Gibson $1,863,058,213 33 $56,456,309
32 Morgan Freeman $1,806,048,759 32 $56,439,024
33 Kevin Costner $1,805,076,368 37 $48,785,848
34 Mark Wahlberg $1,784,012,323 28 $63,714,726
35 Will Ferrell $1,745,026,392 26 $67,116,400
36 Samuel L. Jackson $1,721,480,867 47 $36,627,252
37 Clint Eastwood $1,704,959,371 46 $37,064,334
38 Dustin Hoffman $1,696,312,288 27 $62,826,381
39 Mark Hamill $1,685,945,699 7 $240,849,386
40 Carrie Fisher $1,678,739,479 4 $419,684,870
41 Scarlett Johansson $1,628,562,424 20 $81,428,121
42 Kristen Stewart $1,614,775,505 19 $84,988,184
43 Michael Douglas $1,567,329,202 30 $52,244,307
44 Taylor Lautner $1,541,289,602 10 $154,128,960
45 Meryl Streep $1,539,404,812 42 $36,652,496
46 Owen Wilson $1,525,415,116 25 $61,016,605
47 Tobey Maguire $1,508,685,905 11 $137,153,264
48 Keanu Reeves $1,495,176,155 37 $40,410,166
49 Anthony Hopkins $1,469,716,234 23 $63,900,706
50 Keira Knightley $1,449,212,541 19 $76,274,344
51 Robert Pattinson $1,444,556,403 13 $111,119,723
52 Steve Martin $1,425,839,370 33 $43,207,254
53 Jack Nicholson $1,393,925,206 27 $51,626,859
54 Russell Crowe $1,383,006,286 27 $51,222,455
55 Chris Pine $1,366,397,585 13 $105,107,507
56 Paul Walker $1,349,913,049 13 $103,839,465
57 Richard Gere $1,329,155,932 39 $34,080,921
58 Arnold Schwarzenegger $1,323,004,245 27 $49,000,157
59 Robert Redford $1,300,252,761 26 $50,009,722
60 Michelle Pfeiffer $1,298,403,992 30 $43,280,133
61 Orlando Bloom $1,267,822,392 13 $97,524,799
62 Jennifer Aniston $1,260,454,171 25 $50,418,167
63 Idris Elba $1,256,542,721 18 $69,807,929
64 Jamie Foxx $1,253,417,928 19 $65,969,365
65 Chris Hemsworth $1,240,309,244 14 $88,593,517
66 Zoe Saldana $1,236,315,409 16 $77,269,713
67 Chris Pratt $1,235,734,734 7 $176,533,533
68 Al Pacino $1,234,900,545 36 $34,302,793
69 Liam Neeson $1,231,155,539 31 $39,714,695
70 Don Cheadle $1,222,838,829 14 $87,345,631
71 Geoffrey Rush $1,220,246,796 11 $110,931,527
72 Nicole Kidman $1,215,092,037 46 $26,415,044
73 Cate Blanchett $1,209,406,421 22 $54,973,019
74 Cameron Diaz $1,196,104,301 22 $54,368,377
75 Channing Tatum $1,190,827,978 20 $59,541,399
76 Chris Evans $1,185,803,617 18 $65,877,979
77 Jeremy Renner $1,184,522,777 11 $107,683,889
78 Kevin Hart $1,182,060,901 15 $78,804,060
79 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,160,719,142 15 $77,381,276
80 Vince Vaughn $1,160,279,345 20 $58,013,967
81 Angelina Jolie Pitt $1,150,890,942 17 $67,699,467
82 Tommy Lee Jones $1,148,123,176 19 $60,427,536
83 Daniel Craig $1,136,853,238 11 $103,350,294
84 Steve Carell $1,128,238,904 17 $66,366,994
85 Jude Law $1,117,324,155 24 $46,555,173
86 Jackie Chan $1,116,611,733 29 $38,503,853
87 Jeff Bridges $1,091,305,985 17 $64,194,470
88 Amy Adams $1,078,261,111 13 $82,943,162
89 Bill Murray $1,076,022,503 27 $39,852,685
90 Drew Barrymore $1,065,177,493 27 $39,451,018
91 Jason Statham $1,064,940,838 29 $36,722,098
92 Ryan Reynolds $1,063,221,438 22 $48,328,247
93 Kate Winslet $1,052,690,736 21 $50,128,130
94 Dennis Quaid $1,051,064,554 36 $29,196,238
95 Ice Cube $1,046,043,103 22 $47,547,414
96 Reese Witherspoon $1,021,404,939 26 $39,284,805
97 Gal Gadot $1,001,322,778 5 $200,264,556
98 Karl Urban $989,654,890 9 $109,961,654
99 Henry Cavill $982,904,475 6 $163,817,413
100 Charlize Theron $977,997,091 19 $51,473,531

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

Harrison Ford: Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Tom Cruise: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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

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