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Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Warner Bros. Stars - Domestic Leading Walt Disney Stars - Domestic Leading Universal Stars - Domestic Leading Sony Pictures Stars - Domestic Leading 20th Century Fox Stars - Domestic Leading Paramount Pictures Stars - Domestic Leading Lionsgate Stars - International Leading MGM Stars - Worldwide Leading MGM Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the MGM 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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Pierce Brosnan
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 56 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Die Another Day ($160,942,139 in 2002), Tomorrow Never Dies ($125,304,276 in 1997), Goldeneye ($106,429,941 in 1995)

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Sylvester Stallone
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Rocky IV ($127,873,716 in 1985), Rocky III ($125,049,125 in 1982), Rocky Balboa ($70,269,899 in 2006), Rocky V ($40,946,358 in 1990)

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Dustin Hoffman
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 26 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Rain Man ($172,825,435 in 1988), Midnight Cowboy ($44,785,053 in 1969)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Pierce Brosnan $392,676,356 3 $130,892,119
2 Sylvester Stallone $364,139,098 4 $91,034,775
3 Dustin Hoffman $217,610,488 2 $108,805,244
4 Clark Gable $198,680,470 1 $198,680,470
5 Vivien Leigh $198,680,470 1 $198,680,470
6 Reese Witherspoon $189,986,315 3 $63,328,772
7 Roger Moore $174,627,960 6 $29,104,660
8 Tom Cruise $172,825,435 1 $172,825,435
9 Anthony Hopkins $165,092,266 1 $165,092,266
10 Halle Berry $160,942,139 1 $160,942,139
11 Nicolas Cage $153,538,373 3 $51,179,458
12 Ice Cube $152,363,377 3 $50,787,792
13 John Cusack $141,784,089 3 $47,261,363
14 John Travolta $127,870,409 2 $63,935,205
15 Robin Williams $124,060,553 1 $124,060,553
16 Sean Connery $114,965,035 4 $28,741,259
17 Gene Hackman $112,355,032 2 $56,177,516
18 Julie Christie $111,721,000 1 $111,721,000
19 Jack Nicholson $108,981,275 1 $108,981,275
20 Timothy Dalton $85,852,015 2 $42,926,008
21 Samuel L. Jackson $84,111,772 3 $28,037,257
22 Bruce Willis $83,095,552 3 $27,698,517
23 Kurt Russell $80,803,139 2 $40,401,570
24 Cher $80,640,528 1 $80,640,528
25 Heather O'Rourke $74,706,019 1 $74,706,019
26 Ally Sheedy $74,433,837 1 $74,433,837
27 Diane Keaton $73,268,471 4 $18,317,118
28 Rene Russo $72,021,008 1 $72,021,008
29 Danny De Vito $72,021,008 1 $72,021,008
30 James Spader $71,565,669 1 $71,565,669
31 Frankie Muniz $71,059,307 2 $35,529,654
32 Richard Gere $60,195,746 2 $30,097,873
33 Billy Bob Thornton $59,330,840 2 $29,665,420
34 Hilary Duff $58,994,698 2 $29,497,349
35 Tyler Mane $58,269,151 1 $58,269,151
36 Julie Andrews $57,086,836 2 $28,543,418
37 Jeremy Irons $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
38 John Malkovich $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
39 Gerard Depardieu $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
40 Leonardo DiCaprio $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
41 Gabriel Byrne $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
42 Geena Davis $55,378,322 2 $27,689,161
43 Susan Sarandon $54,772,062 3 $18,257,354
44 Robert De Niro $51,916,384 3 $17,305,461
45 Craig Robinson $50,269,859 1 $50,269,859
46 Clark Duke $50,269,859 1 $50,269,859
47 Rob Corddry $50,269,859 1 $50,269,859
48 Patricia Arquette $50,041,732 1 $50,041,732
49 Scarlett Johansson $49,143,382 2 $24,571,691
50 Sigourney Weaver $48,935,089 2 $24,467,545
51 Angie Harmon $47,545,060 1 $47,545,060
52 Dwayne Johnson $46,213,824 1 $46,213,824
53 Denzel Washington $45,075,528 2 $22,537,764
54 Natascha McElhone $41,936,375 2 $20,968,188
55 Sean Bean $41,610,884 1 $41,610,884
56 Jean Reno $41,610,884 1 $41,610,884
57 Stellan Skarsgård $41,610,884 1 $41,610,884
58 Jonathan Pryce $41,610,884 1 $41,610,884
59 Cate Blanchett $41,523,271 1 $41,523,271
60 Eva Mendes $41,083,108 1 $41,083,108
61 Sanaa Lathan $41,083,108 1 $41,083,108
62 Adam Beach $40,914,068 1 $40,914,068
63 Jennifer Love Hewitt $40,334,024 1 $40,334,024
64 Jonathan Breck $37,904,175 1 $37,904,175
65 Gina Philips $37,904,175 1 $37,904,175
66 Justin Long $37,904,175 1 $37,904,175
67 Elisabeth Shue $31,983,777 1 $31,983,777
68 Liam Neeson $31,390,587 1 $31,390,587
69 Jessica Lange $31,390,587 1 $31,390,587
70 Rob Lowe $31,304,228 2 $15,652,114
71 Faye Dunaway $30,441,738 1 $30,441,738
72 Jon Voight $30,441,738 1 $30,441,738
73 Kevin Costner $28,476,219 1 $28,476,219
74 Demi Moore $28,476,219 1 $28,476,219
75 Burt Reynolds $26,282,503 2 $13,141,252
76 Dom DeLuise $26,220,877 1 $26,220,877
77 Morgan Freeman $26,004,038 2 $13,002,019
78 Steve McQueen $25,744,471 3 $8,581,490
79 Thomas Jane $25,593,755 1 $25,593,755
80 Andre Braugher $25,593,755 1 $25,593,755
81 Marcia Gay Harden $25,593,755 1 $25,593,755
82 Penélope Cruz $23,216,709 1 $23,216,709
83 Javier Bardem $23,216,709 1 $23,216,709
84 Mary Stuart Masterson $23,202,734 1 $23,202,734
85 Aidan Quinn $23,202,734 1 $23,202,734
86 Johnny Depp $23,202,734 1 $23,202,734
87 Chow Yun-Fat $23,010,607 1 $23,010,607
88 Seann William Scott $23,010,607 1 $23,010,607
89 Michelle Pfeiffer $22,998,000 1 $22,998,000
90 Josh Hartnett $22,495,466 1 $22,495,466
91 Lucy Alexis Liu $22,495,466 1 $22,495,466
92 Gina Gershon $20,350,754 1 $20,350,754
93 Elizabeth Berkley $20,350,754 1 $20,350,754
94 Steve Guttenberg $19,775,953 2 $9,887,977
95 Jennifer Coolidge $19,528,602 1 $19,528,602
96 Steve Buscemi $19,528,602 1 $19,528,602
97 John Cleese $19,528,602 1 $19,528,602
98 Doris Day $19,088,000 2 $9,544,000
99 Jon Heder $17,807,569 1 $17,807,569
100 Paul Newman $17,570,324 1 $17,570,324

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

Sylvester Stallone: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Dustin Hoffman: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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