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Box Office Star Records > Domestic > Production Methods > Domestic Leading Live Action Stars

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 ($317,023,851 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 ($248,159,971 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 $3,749,530,762 37 $101,338,669
2 Tom Cruise $3,483,258,230 38 $91,664,690
3 Tom Hanks $3,402,998,281 42 $81,023,769
4 Matt Damon $2,956,201,095 36 $82,116,697
5 Johnny Depp $2,883,667,591 41 $70,333,356
6 Jennifer Lawrence $2,482,106,757 17 $146,006,280
7 Robin Williams $2,409,437,270 35 $68,841,065
8 Bruce Willis $2,382,115,325 50 $47,642,307
9 Robert Downey, Jr. $2,362,882,697 35 $67,510,934
10 Denzel Washington $2,347,492,803 43 $54,592,856
11 Robert De Niro $2,340,946,736 66 $35,468,890
12 Ben Affleck $2,340,317,688 32 $73,134,928
13 Eddie Murphy $2,312,626,371 34 $68,018,423
14 Julia Roberts $2,297,835,951 31 $74,123,740
15 Jim Carrey $2,283,938,738 26 $87,843,798
16 Brad Pitt $2,272,537,975 36 $63,126,055
17 Adam Sandler $2,230,344,282 28 $79,655,153
18 Ben Stiller $2,206,833,953 30 $73,561,132
19 Bradley Cooper $2,200,551,773 22 $100,025,081
20 Leonardo DiCaprio $2,197,636,687 24 $91,568,195
21 Vin Diesel $2,189,164,587 16 $136,822,787
22 Will Smith $2,175,482,142 20 $108,774,107
23 John Travolta $2,161,259,084 43 $50,261,839
24 Hugh Jackman $2,149,314,969 24 $89,554,790
25 Nicolas Cage $2,102,664,079 63 $33,375,620
26 Sandra Bullock $2,090,605,871 27 $77,429,847
27 George Clooney $2,044,612,899 29 $70,503,893
28 Sylvester Stallone $1,921,576,735 38 $50,567,809
29 Dwayne Johnson $1,911,327,681 20 $95,566,384
30 Christian Bale $1,902,347,876 26 $73,167,226
31 Mel Gibson $1,850,188,229 33 $56,066,310
32 Kevin Costner $1,804,856,085 37 $48,779,894
33 Morgan Freeman $1,803,160,722 32 $56,348,773
34 Mark Wahlberg $1,745,985,124 28 $62,356,612
35 Will Ferrell $1,732,156,408 26 $66,621,400
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 Scarlett Johansson $1,628,477,682 20 $81,423,884
40 Kristen Stewart $1,614,775,505 19 $84,988,184
41 Michael Douglas $1,567,329,202 30 $52,244,307
42 Taylor Lautner $1,541,289,602 10 $154,128,960
43 Tobey Maguire $1,508,685,905 11 $137,153,264
44 Keanu Reeves $1,495,173,137 34 $43,975,681
45 Owen Wilson $1,476,477,065 25 $59,059,083
46 Meryl Streep $1,462,107,173 41 $35,661,151
47 Anthony Hopkins $1,456,224,635 23 $63,314,115
48 Keira Knightley $1,449,212,541 19 $76,274,344
49 Robert Pattinson $1,444,556,403 13 $111,119,723
50 Steve Martin $1,425,839,370 33 $43,207,254
51 Jack Nicholson $1,393,925,206 27 $51,626,859
52 Russell Crowe $1,382,788,868 27 $51,214,403
53 Chris Pine $1,366,397,585 12 $113,866,465
54 Paul Walker $1,347,745,289 13 $103,672,715
55 Richard Gere $1,329,155,932 39 $34,080,921
56 Arnold Schwarzenegger $1,323,004,245 27 $49,000,157
57 Robert Redford $1,300,252,761 26 $50,009,722
58 Michelle Pfeiffer $1,288,318,243 30 $42,943,941
59 Orlando Bloom $1,267,822,392 13 $97,524,799
60 Jamie Foxx $1,253,275,385 19 $65,961,862
61 Zoe Saldana $1,236,315,409 16 $77,269,713
62 Chris Pratt $1,235,656,705 7 $176,522,386
63 Al Pacino $1,234,900,545 35 $35,282,873
64 Don Cheadle $1,222,838,829 14 $87,345,631
65 Geoffrey Rush $1,220,246,796 11 $110,931,527
66 Nicole Kidman $1,215,091,594 46 $26,415,035
67 Idris Elba $1,214,474,628 18 $67,470,813
68 Cameron Diaz $1,196,104,301 22 $54,368,377
69 Cate Blanchett $1,195,620,136 21 $56,934,292
70 Liam Neeson $1,195,178,098 30 $39,839,270
71 Channing Tatum $1,190,676,576 20 $59,533,829
72 Chris Evans $1,185,800,599 18 $65,877,811
73 Jeremy Renner $1,184,522,777 11 $107,683,889
74 Chris Hemsworth $1,182,338,957 14 $84,452,783
75 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,160,719,142 15 $77,381,276
76 Vince Vaughn $1,160,279,345 20 $58,013,967
77 Angelina Jolie Pitt $1,150,890,942 17 $67,699,467
78 Tommy Lee Jones $1,145,235,139 19 $60,275,534
79 Daniel Craig $1,136,725,229 11 $103,338,657
80 Steve Carell $1,128,218,309 17 $66,365,783
81 Jude Law $1,117,324,155 24 $46,555,173
82 Jackie Chan $1,116,535,661 29 $38,501,230
83 Jeff Bridges $1,090,410,840 17 $64,141,814
84 Amy Adams $1,078,261,111 13 $82,943,162
85 Bill Murray $1,076,022,503 27 $39,852,685
86 Mark Hamill $1,067,681,266 7 $152,525,895
87 Drew Barrymore $1,065,177,493 27 $39,451,018
88 Jason Statham $1,064,940,838 29 $36,722,098
89 Ryan Reynolds $1,063,049,445 21 $50,621,402
90 Carrie Fisher $1,060,475,046 4 $265,118,762
91 Kate Winslet $1,052,470,047 21 $50,117,621
92 Dennis Quaid $1,051,064,554 36 $29,196,238
93 Ice Cube $1,046,043,103 22 $47,547,414
94 Reese Witherspoon $1,021,404,939 25 $40,856,198
95 Gal Gadot $984,597,095 5 $196,919,419
96 Charlize Theron $977,997,091 18 $54,333,172
97 Kurt Russell $976,658,759 30 $32,555,292
98 Karl Urban $976,163,291 9 $108,462,588
99 Michael J. Fox $975,465,050 19 $51,340,266
100 Henry Cavill $966,178,792 6 $161,029,799

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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