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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: Avengers: Infinity War ($676,024,817 in 2018), 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 ($334,201,140 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 Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 15 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($676,024,817 in 2018), 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 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($676,024,817 in 2018), 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. $3,540,625,450 8 $442,578,181
2 Scarlett Johansson $2,779,138,427 7 $397,019,775
3 Chris Evans $2,762,872,243 9 $306,985,805
4 Chris Hemsworth $2,460,761,285 6 $410,126,881
5 Mark Ruffalo $2,073,368,521 4 $518,342,130
6 Don Cheadle $1,805,534,769 4 $451,383,692
7 Chadwick Boseman $1,784,010,018 3 $594,670,006
8 Sebastian Stan $1,543,875,413 5 $308,775,083
9 Elizabeth Olsen $1,543,115,034 3 $514,371,678
10 Jeremy Renner $1,490,369,764 3 $496,789,921
11 Samuel L. Jackson $1,470,294,097 4 $367,573,524
12 Zoe Saldana $1,422,601,462 5 $284,520,292
13 Bradley Cooper $1,399,010,030 3 $466,336,677
14 Chris Pratt $1,399,010,030 4 $349,752,508
15 Dave Bautista $1,399,010,030 3 $466,336,677
16 Vin Diesel $1,399,010,030 4 $349,752,508
17 Danai Gurira $1,375,925,669 2 $687,962,835
18 Letitia Wright $1,375,925,669 2 $687,962,835
19 Tom Hiddleston $1,325,730,600 4 $331,432,650
20 Hugh Jackman $1,199,367,327 6 $199,894,555
21 Christian Bale $1,186,828,231 3 $395,609,410
22 Josh Brolin $1,184,028,853 5 $236,805,771
23 Tobey Maguire $1,113,761,163 3 $371,253,721
24 Paul Bettany $1,113,245,792 3 $371,081,931
25 Pom Klementieff $1,065,837,918 2 $532,918,959
26 Karen Gillan $1,065,837,918 2 $532,918,959
27 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,040,029,729 3 $346,676,576
28 Tom Holland $1,010,225,957 3 $336,741,986
29 Gal Gadot $971,947,897 4 $242,986,974
30 Will Smith $945,230,250 5 $189,046,050
31 Benedict Cumberbatch $908,666,737 2 $454,333,369
32 Benedict Wong $908,666,737 2 $454,333,369
33 Henry Cavill $850,430,007 3 $283,476,669
34 Patrick Stewart $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
35 Ian McKellen $840,533,407 4 $210,133,352
36 Ryan Reynolds $829,533,143 4 $207,383,286
37 Tommy Lee Jones $796,784,701 4 $199,196,175
38 Andy Serkis $777,492,683 2 $388,746,342
39 Michael B. Jordan $756,018,400 2 $378,009,200
40 Anthony Hopkins $755,713,613 4 $188,928,403
41 Idris Elba $726,042,485 4 $181,510,621
42 Forest Whitaker $699,900,852 1 $699,900,852
43 Martin Freeman $699,900,852 1 $699,900,852
44 Daniel Kaluuya $699,900,852 1 $699,900,852
45 Lupita Nyong'o $699,900,852 1 $699,900,852
46 Angela Bassett $699,900,852 1 $699,900,852
47 James McAvoy $670,280,879 4 $167,570,220
48 Ben Affleck $661,928,007 3 $220,642,669
49 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $535,873,156 3 $178,624,385
50 Michael Fassbender $535,772,328 3 $178,590,776
51 Jennifer Lawrence $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 Guy Pearce $408,992,272 1 $408,992,272
58 Ben Kingsley $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 Kurt Russell $389,813,101 1 $389,813,101
62 Elizabeth Debicki $389,813,101 1 $389,813,101
63 Cara Delevingne $365,579,424 2 $182,789,712
64 Jeff Bridges $352,222,981 2 $176,111,491
65 Bruce Willis $337,239,834 4 $84,309,959
66 Marisa Tomei $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
67 Michael Keaton $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
68 Zendaya $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
69 Jon Favreau $334,201,140 1 $334,201,140
70 Amy Adams $330,360,194 1 $330,360,194
71 Karl Urban $328,473,003 2 $164,236,502
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 Scott Eastwood $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
82 Jai Courtney $325,100,054 1 $325,100,054
83 Terrence Howard $318,604,126 1 $318,604,126
84 Brianna Hildebrand $316,242,407 1 $316,242,407
85 Morena Baccarin $316,242,407 1 $316,242,407
86 Stefan Kapicic $316,242,407 1 $316,242,407
87 T.J. Miller $316,242,407 1 $316,242,407
88 Zazie Beetz $316,242,407 1 $316,242,407
89 Leslie Uggams $316,242,407 1 $316,242,407
90 Karan Soni $316,242,407 1 $316,242,407
91 Jeff Goldblum $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
92 Tessa Thompson $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
93 Cate Blanchett $315,058,289 1 $315,058,289
94 Paul Rudd $313,285,247 2 $156,642,624
95 Michael Peña $313,285,247 2 $156,642,624
96 Evangeline Lilly $313,285,247 2 $156,642,624
97 Michael Douglas $313,285,247 2 $156,642,624
98 Mickey Rourke $312,433,331 1 $312,433,331
99 Michael Shannon $291,045,518 1 $291,045,518
100 Ioan Gruffudd $286,617,818 2 $143,308,909

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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