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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 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), 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 ($334,198,153 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 Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), 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 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($623,279,547 in 2012), 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. $2,864,597,646 7 $409,228,235
2 Scarlett Johansson $2,103,113,610 6 $350,518,935
3 Chris Evans $2,086,847,426 8 $260,855,928
4 Chris Hemsworth $1,773,072,299 5 $354,614,460
5 Jeremy Renner $1,490,369,764 3 $496,789,921
6 Samuel L. Jackson $1,470,294,097 4 $367,573,524
7 Mark Ruffalo $1,385,679,535 3 $461,893,178
8 Tom Hiddleston $1,314,066,431 4 $328,516,608
9 Hugh Jackman $1,199,367,327 6 $199,894,555
10 Christian Bale $1,186,828,231 3 $395,609,410
11 Don Cheadle $1,129,509,952 3 $376,503,317
12 Tobey Maguire $1,113,761,163 3 $371,253,721
13 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,040,029,729 3 $346,676,576
14 Gal Gadot $958,209,949 3 $319,403,316
15 Will Smith $945,230,250 4 $236,307,563
16 Sebastian Stan $867,850,596 4 $216,962,649
17 Elizabeth Olsen $867,090,217 2 $433,545,109
18 Patrick Stewart $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
19 Ian McKellen $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
20 Henry Cavill $836,692,059 3 $278,897,353
21 Tommy Lee Jones $796,784,701 4 $199,196,175
22 Zoe Saldana $746,576,645 3 $248,858,882
23 Anthony Hopkins $744,049,444 4 $186,012,361
24 Dave Bautista $722,985,213 2 $361,492,607
25 Vin Diesel $722,985,213 2 $361,492,607
26 Bradley Cooper $722,985,213 2 $361,492,607
27 Chris Pratt $722,985,213 3 $240,995,071
28 Idris Elba $714,378,316 4 $178,594,579
29 James McAvoy $670,280,879 4 $167,570,220
30 Ben Affleck $648,190,059 3 $216,063,353
31 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $535,873,156 3 $178,624,385
32 Jennifer Lawrence $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
33 Michael Fassbender $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
34 Heath Ledger $533,345,358 1 $533,345,358
35 Ryan Reynolds $513,290,736 4 $128,322,684
36 Andrew Garfield $464,884,596 2 $232,442,298
37 James Spader $459,005,868 1 $459,005,868
38 Natalie Portman $457,903,799 3 $152,634,600
39 Paul Bettany $437,220,975 2 $218,610,488
40 Chris Pine $412,563,408 1 $412,563,408
41 Guy Pearce $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
42 Ben Kingsley $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
43 Anthony Mackie $408,084,349 1 $408,084,349
44 Chadwick Boseman $408,084,349 2 $204,042,175
45 Michael Rooker $389,813,101 1 $389,813,101
46 Karen Gillan $389,813,101 1 $389,813,101
47 Cara Delevingne $365,579,424 2 $182,789,712
48 Jeff Bridges $352,222,981 2 $176,111,491
49 Bruce Willis $337,239,834 4 $84,309,959
50 Zendaya $334,198,153 1 $334,198,153
51 Tom Holland $334,198,153 1 $334,198,153
52 Jon Favreau $334,198,153 1 $334,198,153
53 Marisa Tomei $334,198,153 1 $334,198,153
54 Michael Keaton $334,198,153 1 $334,198,153
55 Amy Adams $330,360,194 1 $330,360,194
56 Adam Beach $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
57 Viola Davis $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
58 Ike Barinholtz $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
59 Jared Leto $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
60 Scott Eastwood $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
61 Jai Courtney $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
62 Jay Hernandez $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
63 Karen Fukuhara $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
64 Joel Kinnaman $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
65 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
66 Margot Robbie $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
67 Terrence Howard $318,604,126 1 $318,604,126
68 Karl Urban $316,808,834 2 $158,404,417
69 Mickey Rourke $312,433,331 1 $312,433,331
70 Jeff Goldblum $303,394,120 1 $303,394,120
71 Tessa Thompson $303,394,120 1 $303,394,120
72 Cate Blanchett $303,394,120 1 $303,394,120
73 Michael Shannon $291,045,518 1 $291,045,518
74 Ioan Gruffudd $286,617,818 2 $143,308,909
75 Jessica Alba $286,617,818 2 $143,308,909
76 Will Arnett $280,403,127 2 $140,201,564
77 Robert Redford $259,746,958 1 $259,746,958
78 Christopher Reeve $242,403,724 2 $121,201,862
79 Tilda Swinton $237,204,949 2 $118,602,475
80 Chiwetel Ejiofor $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
81 Mads Mikkelsen $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
82 Benedict Cumberbatch $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
83 Benedict Wong $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
84 Rachel McAdams $232,641,920 1 $232,641,920
85 Taron Egerton $228,416,011 2 $114,208,006
86 Mark Strong $228,416,011 2 $114,208,006
87 Colin Firth $228,416,011 3 $76,138,670
88 Dafne Keen $226,277,068 1 $226,277,068
89 Jason Momoa $224,776,176 3 $74,925,392
90 Ezra Miller $215,286,347 2 $107,643,174
91 Ray Fisher $215,286,347 1 $215,286,347
92 Katy Perry $213,631,942 2 $106,815,971
93 Jonathan Winters $213,631,942 2 $106,815,971
94 Gerard Butler $210,614,939 1 $210,614,939
95 Christopher Eccleston $206,362,140 1 $206,362,140
96 Jaimie Alexander $206,362,140 1 $206,362,140
97 Wesley Snipes $204,216,153 3 $68,072,051
98 Brandon Routh $201,306,538 2 $100,653,269
99 Seth Rogen $198,351,526 1 $198,351,526
100 Reese Witherspoon $198,351,526 1 $198,351,526

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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