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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies


See also: 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 Original Screenplay Stars - Worldwide Leading Original Screenplay Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Original Screenplay 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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Harrison Ford
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 34 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope ($460,998,007 in 1977), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ($317,101,119 in 2008), Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi ($309,205,079 in 1983), Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back ($290,271,960 in 1980), Raiders of the Lost Ark ($225,686,079 in 1981), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade ($197,171,806 in 1989), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ($179,880,271 in 1984), Air Force One ($172,956,409 in 1997), What Lies Beneath ($155,464,351 in 2000), Six Days, Seven Nights ($74,339,294 in 1998)

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Adam Sandler
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Hotel Transylvania 2 ($169,700,110 in 2015), Big Daddy ($163,479,795 in 1999), Grown Ups ($162,001,186 in 2010), The Waterboy ($161,491,646 in 1998), Hotel Transylvania ($148,313,048 in 2012), Click ($137,355,633 in 2006), Anger Management ($135,560,942 in 2003), Grown Ups 2 ($133,668,525 in 2013), 50 First Dates ($120,776,832 in 2004), I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry ($119,725,280 in 2007)

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Tom Hanks
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 44 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Toy Story 3 ($415,004,880 in 2010), Toy Story 2 ($245,852,179 in 1999), Cast Away ($233,632,142 in 2000), Saving Private Ryan ($216,335,085 in 1998), Toy Story ($191,796,233 in 1995), Sleepless in Seattle ($126,680,884 in 1993), Big ($114,968,774 in 1988), A League of Their Own ($107,533,925 in 1992), Philadelphia ($77,324,422 in 1993), Bridge of Spies ($72,313,754 in 2015)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Harrison Ford $2,774,801,033 23 $120,643,523
2 Adam Sandler $2,346,430,685 30 $78,214,356
3 Tom Hanks $2,201,672,366 24 $91,736,349
4 Ben Stiller $2,154,785,521 26 $82,876,366
5 Samuel L. Jackson $1,724,065,257 36 $47,890,702
6 Will Ferrell $1,717,588,034 21 $81,789,906
7 Mark Hamill $1,687,862,648 8 $210,982,831
8 Robert De Niro $1,685,230,171 37 $45,546,761
9 Carrie Fisher $1,680,656,428 4 $420,164,107
10 Nicolas Cage $1,679,147,397 46 $36,503,204
11 Eddie Murphy $1,674,851,717 26 $64,417,374
12 Sandra Bullock $1,668,952,405 21 $79,473,924
13 Steve Carell $1,647,148,184 14 $117,653,442
14 John Boyega $1,617,053,497 5 $323,410,699
15 Adam Driver $1,586,763,672 6 $264,460,612
16 Owen Wilson $1,563,029,814 21 $74,429,991
17 Daisy Ridley $1,556,843,607 3 $518,947,869
18 Tim Allen $1,515,301,595 13 $116,561,661
19 Bruce Willis $1,497,411,906 34 $44,041,527
20 Jack Black $1,481,492,770 17 $87,146,634
21 Dwayne Johnson $1,457,707,951 13 $112,131,381
22 Natalie Portman $1,447,003,556 17 $85,117,856
23 Julia Roberts $1,445,247,820 20 $72,262,391
24 Mel Gibson $1,426,941,788 19 $75,102,199
25 Ewan McGregor $1,420,081,728 15 $94,672,115
26 Kevin Hart $1,387,329,650 13 $106,717,665
27 Jim Carrey $1,373,981,392 14 $98,141,528
28 Keanu Reeves $1,362,522,641 31 $43,952,343
29 Arnold Schwarzenegger $1,308,363,311 23 $56,885,361
30 John Travolta $1,276,736,017 30 $42,557,867
31 Liam Neeson $1,273,647,438 17 $74,920,438
32 Clint Eastwood $1,260,626,848 31 $40,665,382
33 Leonardo DiCaprio $1,254,932,649 6 $209,155,442
34 Sylvester Stallone $1,221,578,902 26 $46,983,804
35 Kevin James $1,183,841,350 11 $107,621,941
36 Brad Pitt $1,137,159,304 23 $49,441,709
37 George Clooney $1,132,870,452 15 $75,524,697
38 Tom Cruise $1,126,547,816 16 $70,409,239
39 Matt Damon $1,118,122,447 19 $58,848,550
40 Will Smith $1,098,623,707 14 $78,473,122
41 Denzel Washington $1,065,265,589 22 $48,421,163
42 Vin Diesel $1,030,698,924 11 $93,699,902
43 Jamie Foxx $1,016,338,398 14 $72,595,600
44 Vince Vaughn $1,011,504,152 14 $72,250,297
45 Mark Wahlberg $1,004,920,644 16 $62,807,540
46 Robin Williams $992,046,736 18 $55,113,708
47 Jason Bateman $990,457,270 14 $70,746,948
48 Dustin Hoffman $989,857,464 14 $70,704,105
49 Ice Cube $984,869,247 21 $46,898,536
50 Jennifer Aniston $975,827,112 20 $48,791,356
51 Chris Rock $967,603,659 9 $107,511,518
52 Kristen Wiig $953,863,112 11 $86,714,828
53 Reese Witherspoon $949,897,896 18 $52,772,105
54 Zoe Saldana $923,600,284 11 $83,963,662
55 Bill Murray $915,960,567 21 $43,617,170
56 Kate Winslet $908,939,984 9 $100,993,332
57 Zach Galifianakis $888,678,693 8 $111,084,837
58 Ellen DeGeneres $879,630,002 3 $293,210,001
59 Billy Crystal $868,866,893 6 $144,811,149
60 Morgan Freeman $867,704,971 17 $51,041,469
61 Bradley Cooper $859,780,319 10 $85,978,032
62 Denis Leary $859,385,033 8 $107,423,129
63 Ryan Reynolds $851,054,433 19 $44,792,339
64 Jada Pinkett Smith $845,429,770 6 $140,904,962
65 Michael Douglas $837,161,163 17 $49,244,774
66 John Leguizamo $832,608,503 10 $83,260,850
67 Ed Helms $832,003,179 11 $75,636,653
68 Cameron Diaz $831,699,427 15 $55,446,628
69 Jackie Chan $828,582,201 22 $37,662,827
70 Melissa McCarthy $818,558,026 10 $81,855,803
71 Holly Hunter $807,559,606 5 $161,511,921
72 Craig T. Nelson $802,958,563 2 $401,479,282
73 Sarah Vowell $802,958,563 2 $401,479,282
74 Jason Statham $795,637,661 18 $44,202,092
75 Ray Romano $793,883,491 6 $132,313,915
76 Matthew McConaughey $792,385,412 13 $60,952,724
77 Sam Worthington $789,793,700 8 $98,724,213
78 John Goodman $785,996,360 7 $112,285,194
79 Seth Rogen $771,449,100 14 $55,103,507
80 Woody Harrelson $766,655,846 18 $42,591,991
81 Albert Brooks $760,528,654 3 $253,509,551
82 Queen Latifah $752,928,806 7 $107,561,258
83 Ben Affleck $751,409,281 18 $41,744,960
84 Hayden Christensen $750,302,853 7 $107,186,122
85 Gerard Butler $749,929,373 15 $49,995,292
86 Benicio del Toro $745,023,836 7 $106,431,977
87 Kevin Costner $733,892,644 21 $34,947,269
88 Steve Martin $722,866,075 18 $40,159,226
89 Michael Caine $717,094,999 14 $51,221,071
90 Richard Gere $711,576,150 22 $32,344,370
91 Shia LaBeouf $705,151,134 13 $54,242,395
92 David Spade $704,892,178 7 $100,698,883
93 Sigourney Weaver $690,693,734 19 $36,352,302
94 Kurt Russell $682,512,687 23 $29,674,465
95 Mindy Kaling $679,197,109 3 $226,399,036
96 Jack Nicholson $675,976,483 13 $51,998,191
97 Oscar Isaac $666,082,070 10 $66,608,207
98 Domhnall Gleeson $660,946,274 4 $165,236,569
99 Michelle Pfeiffer $655,826,610 13 $50,448,201
100 John Cusack $651,723,552 35 $18,620,673

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

Harrison Ford: Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Adam Sandler: Angela George [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Tom Hanks: By Yeoman 1st Class Donna Lou Morgan [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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