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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures 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 Lionsgate Stars - Domestic Leading MGM Stars - International Leading Paramount Pictures Stars - Worldwide Leading Paramount Pictures Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Paramount Pictures 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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Eddie Murphy
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 37 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Shrek the Third ($322,719,944 in 2007), Shrek Forever After ($238,736,787 in 2010), Beverly Hills Cop ($234,760,478 in 1984), Beverly Hills Cop II ($153,665,036 in 1987), Coming to America ($128,152,301 in 1988), Norbit ($95,673,607 in 2007), Trading Places ($90,400,000 in 1983), Another 48 Hrs. ($80,047,413 in 1990), The Golden Child ($79,817,937 in 1986), 48 Hrs. ($75,936,265 in 1982)

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Tom Cruise
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Mission: Impossible 2 ($215,409,889 in 2000), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($209,397,903 in 2011), Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation ($195,042,377 in 2015), Mission: Impossible ($180,981,886 in 1996), Top Gun ($179,800,601 in 1986), The Firm ($158,340,892 in 1993), Mission: Impossible III ($133,501,348 in 2006), Vanilla Sky ($100,614,858 in 2001), Days of Thunder ($82,670,733 in 1990), Jack Reacher ($80,070,736 in 2012)

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Shia LaBeouf
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($402,111,870 in 2009), Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($352,390,543 in 2011), Transformers ($319,246,193 in 2007), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ($317,023,851 in 2008), Eagle Eye ($101,440,743 in 2008), Disturbia ($80,818,974 in 2007)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Eddie Murphy $1,797,386,889 18 $99,854,827
2 Tom Cruise $1,594,528,299 12 $132,877,358
3 Shia LaBeouf $1,573,032,174 6 $262,172,029
4 Harrison Ford $1,375,709,011 11 $125,064,456
5 Leonardo DiCaprio $904,260,240 3 $301,420,080
6 Simon Pegg $854,754,923 4 $213,688,731
7 Robert Downey, Jr. $843,125,350 7 $120,446,479
8 Mark Wahlberg $821,485,021 10 $82,148,502
9 Megan Fox $803,409,664 3 $267,803,221
10 Chris Pine $799,347,190 5 $159,869,438
11 Mike Myers $763,319,176 5 $152,663,835
12 Gwyneth Paltrow $750,089,672 4 $187,522,418
13 Kate Winslet $737,383,812 3 $245,794,604
14 John Travolta $702,432,202 9 $78,048,022
15 Will Ferrell $695,947,805 7 $99,421,115
16 Jack Black $693,663,847 6 $115,610,641
17 John Cho $649,159,410 4 $162,289,853
18 Zachary Quinto $645,357,020 3 $215,119,007
19 Zoe Saldana $645,357,020 3 $215,119,007
20 Karl Urban $645,357,020 3 $215,119,007
21 Ben Stiller $617,671,939 6 $102,945,323
22 Chris Rock $579,839,271 4 $144,959,818
23 Karen Allen $565,183,822 2 $282,591,911
24 Cameron Diaz $561,456,731 2 $280,728,366
25 William Shatner $554,584,986 6 $92,430,831
26 Sacha Baron Cohen $529,917,161 4 $132,479,290
27 Mel Gibson $510,044,789 5 $102,008,958
28 Jeff Bridges $489,847,131 2 $244,923,566
29 Cedric the Entertainer $472,722,682 5 $94,544,536
30 Brad Pitt $454,337,560 5 $90,867,512
31 Cate Blanchett $444,533,177 2 $222,266,589
32 Steve Carell $425,658,254 4 $106,414,564
33 Richard Gere $422,222,031 9 $46,913,559
34 Anton Yelchin $419,973,750 3 $139,991,250
35 Don Cheadle $406,205,706 2 $203,102,853
36 Ray Winstone $399,219,066 2 $199,609,533
37 David Schwimmer $396,402,432 2 $198,201,216
38 Andy Richter $396,402,432 2 $198,201,216
39 Jada Pinkett Smith $396,402,432 2 $198,201,216
40 Tom McGrath $396,402,432 2 $198,201,216
41 Antonio Banderas $387,997,291 2 $193,998,646
42 Jeremy Renner $365,647,517 3 $121,882,506
43 Scarlett Johansson $363,384,594 3 $121,128,198
44 Jude Law $361,122,200 6 $60,187,033
45 Demi Moore $344,490,529 4 $86,122,632
46 Idris Elba $339,878,964 2 $169,939,482
47 Tom Hanks $330,151,138 1 $330,151,138
48 Matt Damon $318,942,154 6 $53,157,026
49 Terrence Howard $318,604,126 1 $318,604,126
50 Sean Connery $317,881,672 2 $158,940,836
51 Channing Tatum $317,529,461 4 $79,382,365
52 Bruce Willis $316,995,638 3 $105,665,213
53 Mickey Rourke $312,433,331 1 $312,433,331
54 Dwayne Johnson $303,147,151 4 $75,786,788
55 Johnny Depp $294,481,991 5 $58,896,398
56 Johnny Knoxville $292,011,423 3 $97,337,141
57 Samuel L. Jackson $290,900,901 5 $58,180,180
58 Nicolas Cage $290,880,446 7 $41,554,349
59 Paul Hogan $284,109,716 2 $142,054,858
60 Al Pacino $281,560,475 4 $70,390,119
61 Will Arnett $280,403,127 2 $140,201,564
62 Morgan Freeman $279,468,368 4 $69,867,092
63 Matthew McConaughey $276,733,086 2 $138,366,543
64 Byung-hun Lee $272,724,558 2 $136,362,279
65 Paul Rudd $271,819,055 3 $90,606,352
66 Alice Eve $260,789,521 2 $130,394,761
67 Michael Douglas $260,491,781 4 $65,122,945
68 Natalie Portman $251,692,844 2 $125,846,422
69 Jay Baruchel $249,592,091 2 $124,796,046
70 Patrick Swayze $245,531,306 2 $122,765,653
71 Jim Carrey $244,245,318 2 $122,122,659
72 Denzel Washington $241,402,216 4 $60,350,554
73 Ben Affleck $239,050,881 3 $79,683,627
74 Tommy Lee Jones $237,977,363 2 $118,988,682
75 Seth Rogen $235,485,741 2 $117,742,871
76 Angelina Jolie Pitt $234,558,021 3 $78,186,007
77 Benedict Cumberbatch $228,778,661 1 $228,778,661
78 Isla Fisher $226,670,339 2 $113,335,170
79 Dennis Quaid $219,554,855 4 $54,888,714
80 Frances McDormand $216,391,482 1 $216,391,482
81 Glenn Close $216,121,316 2 $108,060,658
82 Reese Witherspoon $213,295,108 2 $106,647,554
83 Vladimir Mashkov $209,397,903 1 $209,397,903
84 Josh Holloway $209,397,903 1 $209,397,903
85 Tom Wilkinson $209,397,903 1 $209,397,903
86 Michael Nyqvist $209,397,903 1 $209,397,903
87 Anil Kapoor $209,397,903 1 $209,397,903
88 Paula Patton $209,397,903 1 $209,397,903
89 Lea Seydoux $209,397,903 1 $209,397,903
90 Diane Keaton $203,400,935 4 $50,850,234
91 Hugh Laurie $198,351,526 1 $198,351,526
92 Michael Byrne $197,171,806 1 $197,171,806
93 John Rhys-Davies $197,171,806 1 $197,171,806
94 Denholm Elliott $197,171,806 1 $197,171,806
95 Alison Doody $197,171,806 1 $197,171,806
96 Burt Reynolds $196,319,460 2 $98,159,730
97 Micah Sloat $192,671,717 2 $96,335,859
98 Katie Featherston $192,671,717 2 $96,335,859
99 Tohoru Masamune $191,204,754 1 $191,204,754
100 Alan Ritchson $191,204,754 1 $191,204,754

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

Eddie Murphy: By David Shankbone (flickr) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Tom Cruise: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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