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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 33 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 ($317,023,851 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 ($248,159,971 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 27 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 41 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 $2,797,197,657 22 $127,145,348
2 Adam Sandler $2,287,551,730 29 $78,881,094
3 Tom Hanks $2,201,672,366 22 $100,076,017
4 Ben Stiller $2,154,567,585 26 $82,867,984
5 Will Ferrell $1,706,028,967 21 $81,239,475
6 Robert De Niro $1,685,230,171 37 $45,546,761
7 Nicolas Cage $1,679,147,397 42 $39,979,700
8 Eddie Murphy $1,674,752,648 26 $64,413,563
9 Steve Carell $1,647,080,119 14 $117,648,580
10 Owen Wilson $1,545,528,570 21 $73,596,599
11 Sandra Bullock $1,535,629,684 20 $76,781,484
12 Tim Allen $1,515,301,595 12 $126,275,133
13 Bruce Willis $1,497,411,906 31 $48,303,610
14 Natalie Portman $1,447,003,556 16 $90,437,722
15 Julia Roberts $1,445,247,820 19 $76,065,675
16 Ewan McGregor $1,420,081,728 14 $101,434,409
17 Mel Gibson $1,415,382,721 19 $74,493,827
18 Jim Carrey $1,373,981,392 14 $98,141,528
19 Keanu Reeves $1,362,519,623 27 $50,463,690
20 Arnold Schwarzenegger $1,308,363,311 23 $56,885,361
21 John Travolta $1,276,736,017 29 $44,025,380
22 Clint Eastwood $1,260,626,848 31 $40,665,382
23 Leonardo DiCaprio $1,254,928,872 6 $209,154,812
24 Liam Neeson $1,237,303,580 16 $77,331,474
25 Sylvester Stallone $1,221,578,902 23 $53,112,126
26 Samuel L. Jackson $1,182,547,786 34 $34,780,817
27 Brad Pitt $1,137,096,991 22 $51,686,227
28 George Clooney $1,132,870,452 15 $75,524,697
29 Tom Cruise $1,126,547,816 15 $75,103,188
30 Kevin James $1,124,908,991 10 $112,490,899
31 Will Smith $1,098,623,707 13 $84,509,516
32 Matt Damon $1,093,672,693 19 $57,561,721
33 Jack Black $1,076,929,848 17 $63,348,815
34 Mark Hamill $1,067,681,266 7 $152,525,895
35 Denzel Washington $1,064,835,005 22 $48,401,591
36 Carrie Fisher $1,060,475,046 4 $265,118,762
37 Vin Diesel $1,028,724,814 10 $102,872,481
38 Dwayne Johnson $1,021,636,195 11 $92,876,018
39 Jamie Foxx $1,016,329,281 14 $72,594,949
40 Vince Vaughn $1,011,504,152 15 $67,433,610
41 Mark Wahlberg $993,170,022 14 $70,940,716
42 Robin Williams $992,046,736 18 $55,113,708
43 Dustin Hoffman $989,857,464 14 $70,704,105
44 Ice Cube $984,869,247 20 $49,243,462
45 Kevin Hart $982,820,734 11 $89,347,339
46 Chris Rock $967,439,729 9 $107,493,303
47 Adam Driver $966,582,290 4 $241,645,573
48 Kristen Wiig $953,690,054 11 $86,699,096
49 Reese Witherspoon $949,897,896 17 $55,876,347
50 John Boyega $937,686,400 3 $312,562,133
51 Daisy Ridley $936,662,225 2 $468,331,113
52 Zoe Saldana $923,600,284 9 $102,622,254
53 Jason Bateman $921,294,314 13 $70,868,793
54 Kate Winslet $908,936,207 9 $100,992,912
55 Zach Galifianakis $888,678,693 8 $111,084,837
56 Bill Murray $884,014,633 19 $46,527,086
57 Ellen DeGeneres $879,630,002 3 $293,210,001
58 Billy Crystal $868,866,893 6 $144,811,149
59 Morgan Freeman $865,634,735 17 $50,919,690
60 Bradley Cooper $859,780,319 10 $85,978,032
61 Denis Leary $859,314,075 8 $107,414,259
62 Ryan Reynolds $850,882,440 18 $47,271,247
63 Jada Pinkett Smith $845,265,840 6 $140,877,640
64 Michael Douglas $837,161,163 17 $49,244,774
65 John Leguizamo $832,608,503 10 $83,260,850
66 Cameron Diaz $831,699,427 15 $55,446,628
67 Jackie Chan $828,582,201 21 $39,456,295
68 Ed Helms $814,501,935 10 $81,450,194
69 Jason Statham $795,637,661 18 $44,202,092
70 Ray Romano $793,883,491 6 $132,313,915
71 Matthew McConaughey $792,385,412 12 $66,032,118
72 Sam Worthington $789,793,700 6 $131,632,283
73 John Goodman $785,996,360 6 $130,999,393
74 Seth Rogen $771,449,100 14 $55,103,507
75 Melissa McCarthy $765,761,648 7 $109,394,521
76 Albert Brooks $760,528,654 3 $253,509,551
77 Queen Latifah $752,928,806 7 $107,561,258
78 Ben Affleck $751,409,281 18 $41,744,960
79 Hayden Christensen $750,302,853 7 $107,186,122
80 Kevin Costner $733,892,644 21 $34,947,269
81 Woody Harrelson $731,601,604 18 $40,644,534
82 Steve Martin $722,866,075 18 $40,159,226
83 Michael Caine $717,094,999 12 $59,757,917
84 Richard Gere $711,576,150 22 $32,344,370
85 Shia LaBeouf $705,011,553 13 $54,231,658
86 Gerard Butler $704,568,871 13 $54,197,605
87 Sigourney Weaver $690,693,734 19 $36,352,302
88 Kurt Russell $682,512,687 22 $31,023,304
89 Jack Nicholson $675,976,483 13 $51,998,191
90 Michelle Pfeiffer $655,826,610 13 $50,448,201
91 John Cusack $651,723,552 34 $19,168,340
92 David Spade $646,013,223 6 $107,668,871
93 Teri Polo $639,056,416 6 $106,509,403
94 John C. Reilly $635,195,558 10 $63,519,556
95 Dennis Quaid $627,684,028 26 $24,141,693
96 Meg Ryan $626,943,153 16 $39,183,947
97 Michael Keaton $623,509,185 8 $77,938,648
98 Charlie Sheen $617,668,302 23 $26,855,144
99 Danny Glover $615,611,846 13 $47,354,757
100 Jesse Eisenberg $613,267,520 12 $51,105,627

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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