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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 $2,287,551,730 30 $76,251,724
3 Tom Hanks $2,201,672,366 23 $95,724,885
4 Ben Stiller $2,154,785,521 26 $82,876,366
5 Will Ferrell $1,717,588,034 21 $81,789,906
6 Mark Hamill $1,687,862,648 8 $210,982,831
7 Robert De Niro $1,685,230,171 37 $45,546,761
8 Carrie Fisher $1,680,656,428 4 $420,164,107
9 Nicolas Cage $1,679,147,397 46 $36,503,204
10 Eddie Murphy $1,674,851,717 26 $64,417,374
11 Steve Carell $1,647,148,184 14 $117,653,442
12 John Boyega $1,617,053,497 5 $323,410,699
13 Adam Driver $1,586,763,672 6 $264,460,612
14 Owen Wilson $1,563,029,814 21 $74,429,991
15 Daisy Ridley $1,556,843,607 3 $518,947,869
16 Sandra Bullock $1,535,629,684 21 $73,125,223
17 Tim Allen $1,515,301,595 12 $126,275,133
18 Bruce Willis $1,497,411,906 33 $45,376,118
19 Jack Black $1,481,452,567 17 $87,144,269
20 Natalie Portman $1,447,003,556 17 $85,117,856
21 Julia Roberts $1,445,247,820 19 $76,065,675
22 Mel Gibson $1,426,941,788 19 $75,102,199
23 Dwayne Johnson $1,426,104,908 13 $109,700,378
24 Ewan McGregor $1,420,081,728 14 $101,434,409
25 Kevin Hart $1,387,289,447 11 $126,117,222
26 Jim Carrey $1,373,981,392 14 $98,141,528
27 Keanu Reeves $1,362,522,641 29 $46,983,539
28 Arnold Schwarzenegger $1,308,363,311 23 $56,885,361
29 John Travolta $1,276,736,017 29 $44,025,380
30 Liam Neeson $1,273,647,438 17 $74,920,438
31 Clint Eastwood $1,260,626,848 31 $40,665,382
32 Leonardo DiCaprio $1,254,932,649 6 $209,155,442
33 Sylvester Stallone $1,221,578,902 24 $50,899,121
34 Samuel L. Jackson $1,182,547,786 34 $34,780,817
35 Brad Pitt $1,137,159,304 22 $51,689,059
36 George Clooney $1,132,870,452 15 $75,524,697
37 Tom Cruise $1,126,547,816 15 $75,103,188
38 Kevin James $1,124,962,395 10 $112,496,240
39 Matt Damon $1,118,122,447 19 $58,848,550
40 Will Smith $1,098,623,707 13 $84,509,516
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 15 $66,994,710
46 Robin Williams $992,046,736 18 $55,113,708
47 Jason Bateman $990,300,616 14 $70,735,758
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 17 $55,876,347
54 Zoe Saldana $923,600,284 11 $83,963,662
55 Bill Murray $914,802,554 20 $45,740,128
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 18 $47,280,802
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 21 $39,456,295
70 Melissa McCarthy $797,518,715 10 $79,751,872
71 Jason Statham $795,637,661 18 $44,202,092
72 Ray Romano $793,883,491 6 $132,313,915
73 Matthew McConaughey $792,385,412 12 $66,032,118
74 Sam Worthington $789,793,700 8 $98,724,213
75 John Goodman $785,996,360 6 $130,999,393
76 Seth Rogen $771,449,100 14 $55,103,507
77 Woody Harrelson $766,655,846 18 $42,591,991
78 Albert Brooks $760,528,654 3 $253,509,551
79 Queen Latifah $752,928,806 7 $107,561,258
80 Ben Affleck $751,409,281 18 $41,744,960
81 Hayden Christensen $750,302,853 7 $107,186,122
82 Gerard Butler $749,929,373 15 $49,995,292
83 Kevin Costner $733,892,644 21 $34,947,269
84 Steve Martin $722,866,075 18 $40,159,226
85 Michael Caine $717,094,999 14 $51,221,071
86 Richard Gere $711,576,150 22 $32,344,370
87 Shia LaBeouf $705,151,134 13 $54,242,395
88 Benicio del Toro $700,651,891 7 $100,093,127
89 Sigourney Weaver $690,693,734 19 $36,352,302
90 Kurt Russell $682,512,687 22 $31,023,304
91 Jack Nicholson $675,976,483 13 $51,998,191
92 Oscar Isaac $666,082,070 9 $74,009,119
93 Domhnall Gleeson $660,946,274 4 $165,236,569
94 Michelle Pfeiffer $655,826,610 13 $50,448,201
95 John Cusack $651,723,552 35 $18,620,673
96 David Spade $646,013,223 6 $107,668,871
97 Teri Polo $639,056,416 6 $106,509,403
98 John C. Reilly $635,195,558 10 $63,519,556
99 Dennis Quaid $627,684,028 27 $23,247,557
100 Meg Ryan $626,943,153 16 $39,183,947

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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