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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Musical or Opera 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 Factual Book/Article Stars - Domestic Leading Based on Play Stars - International Leading Based on Musical or Opera Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Musical or Opera Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Based on Musical or Opera 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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Catherine Zeta-Jones
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 15 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Chicago ($170,687,518 in 2002), Rock of Ages ($38,518,613 in 2012)

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John Travolta
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 47 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Grease ($181,813,770 in 1978)

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Olivia Newton-John
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 6 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Grease ($181,813,770 in 1978)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Catherine Zeta-Jones $209,206,131 2 $104,603,066
2 John Travolta $181,813,770 1 $181,813,770
3 Olivia Newton-John $181,813,770 1 $181,813,770
4 Renée Zellweger $170,687,518 1 $170,687,518
5 Richard Gere $170,687,518 1 $170,687,518
6 Stellan Skarsgård $144,130,063 1 $144,130,063
7 Meryl Streep $144,130,063 1 $144,130,063
8 Christine Baranski $144,130,063 1 $144,130,063
9 Pierce Brosnan $144,130,063 1 $144,130,063
10 Julie Walters $144,130,063 1 $144,130,063
11 Colin Firth $144,130,063 1 $144,130,063
12 Dominic Cooper $144,130,063 1 $144,130,063
13 Amanda Seyfried $144,130,063 1 $144,130,063
14 Jamie Foxx $103,365,956 1 $103,365,956
15 Beyonce Knowles $103,365,956 1 $103,365,956
16 Johnny Depp $52,898,073 1 $52,898,073
17 Helena Bonham Carter $52,898,073 1 $52,898,073
18 Emmy Rossum $51,225,796 1 $51,225,796
19 Gerard Butler $51,225,796 1 $51,225,796
20 Madonna $50,047,179 1 $50,047,179
21 Mary J. Blige $38,518,613 1 $38,518,613
22 Diego Boneta $38,518,613 1 $38,518,613
23 Tom Cruise $38,518,613 1 $38,518,613
24 Russell Brand $38,518,613 1 $38,518,613
25 Malin Akerman $38,518,613 1 $38,518,613
26 Paul Giamatti $38,518,613 1 $38,518,613
27 Alec Baldwin $38,518,613 1 $38,518,613
28 Julianne Hough $38,518,613 1 $38,518,613
29 Roger Daltrey $34,251,525 1 $34,251,525
30 Stacy Ferguson $19,676,965 1 $19,676,965
31 Daniel Day-Lewis $19,676,965 1 $19,676,965
32 Penélope Cruz $19,676,965 1 $19,676,965
33 Kate Hudson $19,676,965 1 $19,676,965
34 Marion Cotillard $19,676,965 1 $19,676,965
35 Nicole Kidman $19,676,965 1 $19,676,965
36 Judi Dench $19,676,965 1 $19,676,965
37 Joan Leslie $19,500,000 1 $19,500,000
38 George Murphy $19,500,000 1 $19,500,000
39 Ronald Reagan $19,500,000 1 $19,500,000
40 Michelle Pfeiffer $14,297,083 1 $14,297,083
41 Liam Neeson $13,887,945 1 $13,887,945
42 Judy Garland $3,800,000 1 $3,800,000
43 Mickey Rooney $3,800,000 1 $3,800,000
44 Kristine Opolais $1,700,900 1 $1,700,900
45 Maria Zifchak $1,700,900 1 $1,700,900
46 Dwayne Croft $1,700,900 1 $1,700,900
47 Roberto Alagna $1,700,900 1 $1,700,900
48 William Hurt $1,212,487 1 $1,212,487
49 Susan Sarandon $1,054,845 1 $1,054,845
50 Richard O'Brien $1,054,845 1 $1,054,845
51 Kenny Holland $744,046 1 $744,046
52 Anna Kendrick $147,299 1 $147,299
53 Jeremy Jordan $147,299 2 $73,650
54 Magda Szubanski $113,568 1 $113,568
55 Ernie Dingo $113,568 1 $113,568
56 Geoffrey Rush $113,568 1 $113,568
57 Missy Higgins $113,568 1 $113,568
58 Rocky McKenzie $113,568 1 $113,568
59 Tom Budge $113,568 1 $113,568
60 Jessica Mauboy $113,568 1 $113,568

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

Catherine Zeta-Jones: By David Shankbone (Own work) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

John Travolta: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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