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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative domestic box office of all the Universal 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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Steve Carell
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Despicable Me 2 ($368,065,385 in 2013), Minions ($336,045,770 in 2015), Despicable Me 3 ($264,547,975 in 2017), Despicable Me ($251,513,985 in 2010), The 40 Year-old Virgin ($109,449,237 in 2005), Evan Almighty ($100,289,690 in 2007)

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($351,032,910 in 2015), Fast and Furious 6 ($238,679,850 in 2013), The Fate of the Furious ($225,764,765 in 2017), Fast Five ($209,837,675 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($155,064,265 in 2009), The Fast and the Furious ($144,512,310 in 2001), Riddick ($42,025,135 in 2013)

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Paul Walker
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($351,032,910 in 2015), Fast and Furious 6 ($238,679,850 in 2013), Fast Five ($209,837,675 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($155,064,265 in 2009), The Fast and the Furious ($144,512,310 in 2001), 2 Fast 2 Furious ($127,120,058 in 2003)

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Complete List

Rank Name Domestic
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Steve Carell $1,429,912,042 6 $238,318,674
2 Vin Diesel $1,366,916,910 7 $195,273,844
3 Paul Walker $1,226,247,068 6 $204,374,511
4 Dwayne Johnson $1,042,724,010 8 $130,340,501
5 Matt Damon $890,279,052 8 $111,284,882
6 Robert De Niro $840,464,190 9 $93,384,910
7 Jim Carrey $833,745,065 6 $138,957,511
8 Ben Stiller $809,793,153 7 $115,684,736
9 Kristen Wiig $801,720,085 3 $267,240,028
10 Russell Crowe $669,255,097 7 $95,607,871
11 Chris Pratt $652,198,010 2 $326,099,005
12 Kevin Hart $617,040,623 4 $154,260,156
13 Seth MacFarlane $613,000,580 4 $153,250,145
14 Michelle Rodriguez $608,956,925 3 $202,985,642
15 Blythe Danner $593,831,215 3 $197,943,738
16 Teri Polo $593,831,215 3 $197,943,738
17 Mark Wahlberg $567,186,631 5 $113,437,326
18 Denzel Washington $559,833,100 8 $69,979,138
19 Michael J. Fox $550,685,926 8 $68,835,741
20 Jordana Brewster $538,256,425 3 $179,418,808
21 Ellie Kemper $537,491,055 2 $268,745,528
22 Meryl Streep $531,579,852 9 $59,064,428
23 Charlize Theron $471,625,500 4 $117,906,375
24 Eddie Murphy $460,689,890 5 $92,137,978
25 Brendan Fraser $459,884,904 3 $153,294,968
26 Robert Redford $454,230,823 7 $64,890,118
27 Zac Efron $450,664,293 4 $112,666,073
28 Scarlett Johansson $449,656,043 4 $112,414,011
29 Seth Rogen $443,457,285 5 $88,691,457
30 Henry Thomas $435,110,554 1 $435,110,554
31 Richard Dreyfuss $428,843,630 4 $107,210,908
32 Barbra Streisand $427,606,175 2 $213,803,088
33 Dustin Hoffman $427,606,175 2 $213,803,088
34 Liam Neeson $414,196,406 7 $59,170,915
35 Rachel Weisz $410,937,117 4 $102,734,279
36 Tom Hanks $404,608,733 6 $67,434,789
37 Steve Martin $387,294,993 8 $48,411,874
38 Julia Roberts $384,480,528 5 $76,896,106
39 Rose Byrne $374,534,255 3 $124,844,752
40 Arnold Schwarzenegger $371,710,559 6 $61,951,760
41 Albert Brooks $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
42 Jenny Slate $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
43 Dana Carvey $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
44 Louis C.K. $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
45 Bobby Moynihan $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
46 Eric Stonestreet $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
47 Hannibal Buress $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
48 Lake Bell $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
49 Melissa McCarthy $366,691,205 3 $122,230,402
50 Tom Cruise $364,925,920 6 $60,820,987
51 Roy Scheider $362,922,376 2 $181,461,188
52 Tyrese Gibson $352,884,823 2 $176,442,412
53 Elizabeth Banks $344,107,368 4 $86,026,842
54 Sandra Bullock $336,045,770 1 $336,045,770
55 Jon Hamm $336,045,770 1 $336,045,770
56 Amanda Seyfried $335,660,798 3 $111,886,933
57 Jason Bateman $316,456,786 4 $79,114,197
58 Matthew McConaughey $315,829,113 3 $105,276,371
59 Vince Vaughn $306,278,120 5 $61,255,624
60 Alyson Hannigan $306,209,860 3 $102,069,953
61 Reese Witherspoon $291,023,668 2 $145,511,834
62 Dakota Johnson $280,601,240 3 $93,533,747
63 Jamie Dornan $280,601,240 3 $93,533,747
64 Emily Blunt $276,783,864 5 $55,356,773
65 James McAvoy $272,650,136 2 $136,325,068
66 Tori Kelly $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
67 John C. Reilly $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
68 Taron Egerton $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
69 Hugh Jackman $268,960,316 2 $134,480,158
70 Ryan Reynolds $264,786,340 5 $52,957,268
71 Trey Parker $264,547,975 1 $264,547,975
72 Jason Statham $262,080,797 2 $131,040,399
73 Robert Shaw $260,000,000 1 $260,000,000
74 Adam Sandler $256,860,100 5 $51,372,020
75 Chris Hemsworth $253,492,249 5 $50,698,450
76 Dana Gaier $251,513,985 1 $251,513,985
77 Elsie Fisher $251,513,985 1 $251,513,985
78 Miranda Cosgrove $251,513,985 1 $251,513,985
79 Anna Kendrick $248,786,508 3 $82,928,836
80 Rebel Wilson $248,786,508 3 $82,928,836
81 Alexis Knapp $248,786,508 3 $82,928,836
82 Anna Camp $248,786,508 3 $82,928,836
83 Ester Dean $248,786,508 3 $82,928,836
84 Brittany Snow $248,786,508 3 $82,928,836
85 Kevin Costner $234,411,060 5 $46,882,212
86 Eric Bana $231,411,369 3 $77,137,123
87 Bruce Willis $230,604,412 5 $46,120,882
88 Rick Moranis $230,579,038 2 $115,289,519
89 Edward Norton $227,762,333 2 $113,881,167
90 Colin Firth $227,742,146 3 $75,914,049
91 Al Pacino $226,917,332 5 $45,383,466
92 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $225,764,765 1 $225,764,765
93 Nathalie Emmanuel $225,764,765 1 $225,764,765
94 Ice Cube $225,065,250 2 $112,532,625
95 Owen Wilson $224,240,610 2 $112,120,305
96 Andy Serkis $218,080,025 1 $218,080,025
97 Taylor Swift $214,030,500 1 $214,030,500
98 Danny De Vito $214,030,500 1 $214,030,500
99 Sacha Baron Cohen $208,864,300 2 $104,432,150
100 Christopher Lloyd $206,505,285 2 $103,252,643

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

Steve Carell: By Eva RinaldiUploaded by MyCanon (Steve Carell) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Vin Diesel: Andre Luis [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Paul Walker: By m anima from San Jose, USA (Cropped from this image.) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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