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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Based on Factual Book/Article 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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Paul Walker
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Fast and Furious 6 ($238,679,850 in 2013), Fast Five ($210,031,325 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($155,064,265 in 2009), The Fast and the Furious ($144,512,310 in 2001), 2 Fast 2 Furious ($127,120,058 in 2003)

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 14 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Fast and Furious 6 ($238,679,850 in 2013), Fast Five ($210,031,325 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($155,064,265 in 2009), The Fast and the Furious ($144,512,310 in 2001)

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Jordana Brewster
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 5 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Fast and Furious 6 ($238,679,850 in 2013), Fast & Furious ($155,064,265 in 2009), The Fast and the Furious ($144,512,310 in 2001)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Paul Walker $875,407,808 5 $175,081,562
2 Vin Diesel $748,287,750 4 $187,071,938
3 Jordana Brewster $538,256,425 3 $179,418,808
4 Tom Hanks $528,408,424 4 $132,102,106
5 Dwayne Johnson $448,711,175 2 $224,355,588
6 Anna Kendrick $395,347,056 4 $98,836,764
7 Michelle Rodriguez $383,192,160 2 $191,596,080
8 Rebel Wilson $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
9 Alexis Knapp $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
10 Anna Camp $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
11 Ester Dean $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
12 Brittany Snow $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
13 Bradley Cooper $350,126,372 1 $350,126,372
14 Sienna Miller $350,126,372 1 $350,126,372
15 Russell Crowe $333,472,572 4 $83,368,143
16 Taraji P. Henson $326,183,179 3 $108,727,726
17 George Clooney $301,913,194 3 $100,637,731
18 Leonardo DiCaprio $285,612,456 5 $57,122,491
19 Julia Roberts $279,657,914 3 $93,219,305
20 Matt Damon $259,961,692 5 $51,992,338
21 Sandra Bullock $255,959,475 1 $255,959,475
22 Elizabeth Banks $225,448,433 2 $112,724,217
23 John Goodman $214,057,123 2 $107,028,562
24 William Fichtner $182,618,434 1 $182,618,434
25 Diane Lane $182,618,434 1 $182,618,434
26 Octavia Spencer $169,607,287 1 $169,607,287
27 Jim Parsons $169,607,287 1 $169,607,287
28 Janelle Monáe $169,607,287 1 $169,607,287
29 Kevin Costner $169,607,287 1 $169,607,287
30 Kirsten Dunst $169,607,287 1 $169,607,287
31 Romany Malco $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
32 Michael Ealy $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
33 Kevin Hart $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
34 Gabrielle Union $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
35 Jerry Ferrara $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
36 Meagan Good $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
37 Terrence J $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
38 Regina Hall $156,575,892 2 $78,287,946
39 Benedict Cumberbatch $153,700,821 2 $76,850,411
40 Bryan Cranston $151,462,311 2 $75,731,156
41 Mark Wahlberg $150,201,926 2 $75,100,963
42 Brad Pitt $145,865,362 2 $72,932,681
43 Owen Wilson $139,626,947 2 $69,813,474
44 Alan Arkin $136,025,503 1 $136,025,503
45 Ben Affleck $136,025,503 1 $136,025,503
46 Mandy Patinkin $132,422,809 1 $132,422,809
47 Daveed Diggs $132,422,809 1 $132,422,809
48 Izabela Vidovic $132,422,809 1 $132,422,809
49 Jacob Tremblay $132,422,809 1 $132,422,809
50 Denzel Washington $130,164,645 1 $130,164,645
51 Tyrese Gibson $127,120,058 1 $127,120,058
52 Ryan Gosling $116,260,773 2 $58,130,387
53 Jack O'Connell $115,637,895 1 $115,637,895
54 Hana Mae Lee $104,897,530 1 $104,897,530
55 Chrissie Fit $104,897,530 1 $104,897,530
56 Hailee Steinfeld $104,897,530 1 $104,897,530
57 Keira Knightley $91,125,143 1 $91,125,143
58 Meg Ryan $91,002,340 2 $45,501,170
59 Scarlett Johansson $81,633,227 2 $40,816,614
60 Hugh Bonneville $78,031,620 1 $78,031,620
61 Bob Balaban $78,031,620 1 $78,031,620
62 Bill Murray $78,031,620 1 $78,031,620
63 Jean Dujardin $78,031,620 1 $78,031,620
64 Maggie Elizabeth Jones $75,624,550 1 $75,624,550
65 Nick Nolte $75,500,297 2 $37,750,149
66 Christian Bale $70,259,870 1 $70,259,870
67 Steve Carell $70,259,870 2 $35,129,935
68 Philip Seymour Hoffman $66,661,095 1 $66,661,095
69 Gary Owen $65,028,687 1 $65,028,687
70 La La Anthony $65,028,687 1 $65,028,687
71 Wendi McLendon-Covey $65,028,687 1 $65,028,687
72 Skylar Astin $65,001,093 1 $65,001,093
73 Lucas Black $62,615,510 1 $62,615,510
74 Bow Wow $62,615,510 1 $62,615,510
75 Corey Stoll $62,575,678 1 $62,575,678
76 Joel Edgerton $62,575,678 1 $62,575,678
77 Peter Sarsgaard $62,575,678 1 $62,575,678
78 Jesse Plemons $62,575,678 1 $62,575,678
79 Kevin Bacon $62,575,678 1 $62,575,678
80 Dakota Johnson $62,575,678 1 $62,575,678
81 Johnny Depp $62,575,678 1 $62,575,678
82 Kylie Rogers $61,705,123 1 $61,705,123
83 Eugenio Derbez $61,705,123 1 $61,705,123
84 Jennifer Garner $61,705,123 1 $61,705,123
85 Judi Dench $59,955,049 2 $29,977,525
86 Chiwetel Ejiofor $56,671,993 1 $56,671,993
87 Dev Patel $55,617,417 2 $27,808,709
88 Max Martini $52,853,219 1 $52,853,219
89 John Krasinski $52,853,219 1 $52,853,219
90 James Badge Dale $52,853,219 1 $52,853,219
91 Miles Teller $52,513,913 2 $26,256,957
92 Rooney Mara $51,739,495 1 $51,739,495
93 Jonah Hill $47,754,218 3 $15,918,073
94 Nicole Kidman $47,062,623 3 $15,687,541
95 Jessica Chastain $46,225,930 2 $23,112,965
96 Sean Penn $46,000,903 1 $46,000,903
97 Robert Patrick $46,000,903 1 $46,000,903
98 Josh Brolin $46,000,903 1 $46,000,903
99 Michael Peña $46,000,903 1 $46,000,903
100 Giovanni Ribisi $46,000,903 1 $46,000,903

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

Paul Walker: By m anima from San Jose, USA (Cropped from this image.) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Vin Diesel: Andre Luis [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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