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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Original Screenplay Stars - Domestic Leading Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Stars - Domestic Leading Remake Stars - Domestic Leading Based on TV Stars - Domestic Leading Based on Real Life Events Stars - Domestic Leading Based on Factual Book/Article Stars - Domestic Leading Based on Play Stars - International Leading Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 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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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 ($601,381,683 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)

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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 ($601,381,683 in 2018), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459,005,868 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($408,084,349 in 2016), Iron Man 2 ($312,433,331 in 2010), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($259,746,958 in 2014), Ghost in the Shell ($40,563,557 in 2017)

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Chris Evans
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), Avengers: Infinity War ($601,381,683 in 2018), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($459,005,868 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($408,084,349 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($259,746,958 in 2014), Captain America: The First Avenger ($176,654,505 in 2011), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer ($131,921,738 in 2007), The Losers ($23,591,432 in 2010), Snowpiercer ($4,563,029 in 2014)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Robert Downey, Jr. $3,465,982,316 8 $433,247,790
2 Scarlett Johansson $2,704,495,293 7 $386,356,470
3 Chris Evans $2,688,229,109 9 $298,692,123
4 Chris Hemsworth $2,386,118,151 6 $397,686,359
5 Mark Ruffalo $1,998,725,387 4 $499,681,347
6 Don Cheadle $1,730,891,635 4 $432,722,909
7 Chadwick Boseman $1,707,457,698 3 $569,152,566
8 Jeremy Renner $1,490,369,764 3 $496,789,921
9 Samuel L. Jackson $1,470,294,097 4 $367,573,524
10 Sebastian Stan $1,469,232,279 5 $293,846,456
11 Elizabeth Olsen $1,468,471,900 3 $489,490,633
12 Zoe Saldana $1,347,958,328 5 $269,591,666
13 Tom Hiddleston $1,325,730,600 4 $331,432,650
14 Dave Bautista $1,324,366,896 3 $441,455,632
15 Vin Diesel $1,324,366,896 3 $441,455,632
16 Bradley Cooper $1,324,366,896 3 $441,455,632
17 Chris Pratt $1,324,366,896 4 $331,091,724
18 Danai Gurira $1,299,373,349 2 $649,686,675
19 Letitia Wright $1,299,373,349 2 $649,686,675
20 Hugh Jackman $1,199,367,327 6 $199,894,555
21 Christian Bale $1,186,828,231 3 $395,609,410
22 Tobey Maguire $1,113,761,163 3 $371,253,721
23 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,040,029,729 3 $346,676,576
24 Paul Bettany $1,038,602,658 3 $346,200,886
25 Karen Gillan $991,194,784 2 $495,597,392
26 Gal Gadot $971,947,897 3 $323,982,632
27 Will Smith $945,230,250 5 $189,046,050
28 Josh Brolin $943,058,860 5 $188,611,772
29 Tom Holland $935,582,823 2 $467,791,412
30 Henry Cavill $850,430,007 3 $283,476,669
31 Patrick Stewart $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
32 Ian McKellen $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
33 Benedict Cumberbatch $834,023,603 2 $417,011,802
34 Benedict Wong $834,023,603 2 $417,011,802
35 Tommy Lee Jones $796,784,701 4 $199,196,175
36 Andy Serkis $775,583,497 2 $387,791,749
37 Anthony Hopkins $755,713,613 4 $188,928,403
38 Michael B. Jordan $754,109,214 2 $377,054,607
39 Idris Elba $726,042,485 4 $181,510,621
40 Daniel Kaluuya $697,991,666 1 $697,991,666
41 Lupita Nyong'o $697,991,666 1 $697,991,666
42 Angela Bassett $697,991,666 1 $697,991,666
43 Forest Whitaker $697,991,666 1 $697,991,666
44 Martin Freeman $697,991,666 1 $697,991,666
45 James McAvoy $670,280,879 4 $167,570,220
46 Ryan Reynolds $663,206,284 4 $165,801,571
47 Ben Affleck $661,928,007 3 $220,642,669
48 Pom Klementieff $601,381,683 1 $601,381,683
49 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $535,873,156 3 $178,624,385
50 Jennifer Lawrence $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
51 Michael Fassbender $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
52 Heath Ledger $533,345,358 1 $533,345,358
53 Andrew Garfield $464,884,596 2 $232,442,298
54 James Spader $459,005,868 1 $459,005,868
55 Natalie Portman $457,903,799 3 $152,634,600
56 Chris Pine $412,563,408 1 $412,563,408
57 Ben Kingsley $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
58 Guy Pearce $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
59 Anthony Mackie $408,084,349 1 $408,084,349
60 Michael Rooker $389,813,101 1 $389,813,101
61 Cara Delevingne $365,579,424 2 $182,789,712
62 Jeff Bridges $352,222,981 2 $176,111,491
63 Bruce Willis $337,239,834 4 $84,309,959
64 Jon Favreau $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
65 Marisa Tomei $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
66 Michael Keaton $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
67 Zendaya $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
68 Amy Adams $330,360,194 1 $330,360,194
69 Karl Urban $328,473,003 2 $164,236,502
70 Scott Eastwood $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
71 Jai Courtney $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
72 Jay Hernandez $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
73 Karen Fukuhara $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
74 Joel Kinnaman $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
75 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
76 Margot Robbie $325,100,054 2 $162,550,027
77 Adam Beach $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
78 Viola Davis $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
79 Ike Barinholtz $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
80 Jared Leto $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
81 Terrence Howard $318,604,126 1 $318,604,126
82 Cate Blanchett $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
83 Jeff Goldblum $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
84 Tessa Thompson $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
85 Mickey Rourke $312,433,331 1 $312,433,331
86 Michael Shannon $291,045,518 1 $291,045,518
87 Ioan Gruffudd $286,617,818 2 $143,308,909
88 Jessica Alba $286,617,818 2 $143,308,909
89 Will Arnett $280,403,127 2 $140,201,564
90 Robert Redford $259,746,958 1 $259,746,958
91 Christopher Reeve $242,403,724 2 $121,201,862
92 Jason Momoa $238,514,124 3 $79,504,708
93 Tilda Swinton $237,204,949 2 $118,602,475
94 Rachel McAdams $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
95 Chiwetel Ejiofor $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
96 Mads Mikkelsen $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
97 Ray Fisher $229,024,295 2 $114,512,148
98 Ezra Miller $229,024,295 2 $114,512,148
99 Taron Egerton $228,496,562 2 $114,248,281
100 Mark Strong $228,496,562 2 $114,248,281

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

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

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

Chris Evans: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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