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Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Walt Disney Stars - Domestic Leading Warner Bros. 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 20 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Despicable Me 2 ($368,065,385 in 2013), Minions ($336,045,770 in 2015), Despicable Me 3 ($264,624,300 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), Welcome to Marwen ($0 in 2018)

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($353,007,020 in 2015), Fast and Furious 6 ($238,679,850 in 2013), The Fate of the Furious ($225,764,765 in 2017), Fast Five ($210,031,325 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), Fast and Furious 10 ($0 in 2021)

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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 ($353,007,020 in 2015), Fast and Furious 6 ($238,679,850 in 2013), Fast Five ($210,031,325 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 $1,429,988,367 7 $204,284,052
2 Vin Diesel $1,369,084,670 8 $171,135,584
3 Paul Walker $1,228,414,828 6 $204,735,805
4 Chris Pratt $1,036,177,130 4 $259,044,283
5 Matt Damon $890,279,052 8 $111,284,882
6 Dwayne Johnson $887,659,140 9 $98,628,793
7 Robert De Niro $840,464,190 9 $93,384,910
8 Jim Carrey $833,745,065 6 $138,957,511
9 Ben Stiller $809,793,153 7 $115,684,736
10 Kristen Wiig $801,901,403 3 $267,300,468
11 Russell Crowe $669,472,515 7 $95,638,931
12 Kevin Hart $617,040,623 6 $102,840,104
13 Seth MacFarlane $613,192,135 4 $153,298,034
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 $567,378,186 5 $113,475,637
18 Meryl Streep $565,959,852 10 $56,595,985
19 Denzel Washington $559,833,100 8 $69,979,138
20 Michael J. Fox $550,685,926 8 $68,835,741
21 Jordana Brewster $538,256,425 4 $134,564,106
22 Ellie Kemper $537,596,048 3 $179,198,683
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 Dustin Hoffman $427,606,175 2 $213,803,088
33 Barbra Streisand $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 $406,311,004 6 $67,718,501
37 Steve Martin $387,294,993 8 $48,411,874
38 Julia Roberts $384,480,528 5 $76,896,106
39 Bryce Dallas Howard $383,906,505 2 $191,953,253
40 Dakota Johnson $381,009,000 3 $127,003,000
41 Jamie Dornan $381,009,000 3 $127,003,000
42 Rose Byrne $374,639,248 3 $124,879,749
43 Arnold Schwarzenegger $371,710,559 6 $61,951,760
44 Amanda Seyfried $370,040,798 4 $92,510,200
45 Albert Brooks $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
46 Jenny Slate $368,384,330 2 $184,192,165
47 Dana Carvey $368,384,330 2 $184,192,165
48 Louis C.K. $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
49 Bobby Moynihan $368,384,330 2 $184,192,165
50 Eric Stonestreet $368,384,330 2 $184,192,165
51 Hannibal Buress $368,384,330 2 $184,192,165
52 Lake Bell $368,384,330 2 $184,192,165
53 Melissa McCarthy $366,796,198 3 $122,265,399
54 Tom Cruise $364,938,010 6 $60,823,002
55 Roy Scheider $362,922,376 2 $181,461,188
56 Anna Camp $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
57 Ester Dean $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
58 Brittany Snow $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
59 Anna Kendrick $354,194,853 4 $88,548,713
60 Rebel Wilson $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
61 Alexis Knapp $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
62 Tyrese Gibson $352,884,823 2 $176,442,412
63 Elizabeth Banks $344,618,183 4 $86,154,546
64 Sandra Bullock $336,045,770 1 $336,045,770
65 Jon Hamm $336,045,770 1 $336,045,770
66 Jason Bateman $316,618,729 4 $79,154,682
67 Matthew McConaughey $315,829,113 3 $105,276,371
68 Vince Vaughn $306,278,120 5 $61,255,624
69 Alyson Hannigan $306,209,860 3 $102,069,953
70 Reese Witherspoon $291,023,668 2 $145,511,834
71 Emily Blunt $276,783,864 5 $55,356,773
72 James McAvoy $272,650,136 3 $90,883,379
73 Tori Kelly $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
74 John C. Reilly $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
75 Taron Egerton $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
76 Hugh Jackman $268,960,316 2 $134,480,158
77 Ryan Reynolds $264,948,283 6 $44,158,047
78 Trey Parker $264,624,300 1 $264,624,300
79 Colin Firth $262,122,146 4 $65,530,537
80 Jason Statham $262,080,797 3 $87,360,266
81 Robert Shaw $260,000,000 1 $260,000,000
82 Adam Sandler $256,860,100 5 $51,372,020
83 Chris Hemsworth $253,608,834 5 $50,721,767
84 Elsie Fisher $251,513,985 1 $251,513,985
85 Miranda Cosgrove $251,513,985 1 $251,513,985
86 Dana Gaier $251,513,985 1 $251,513,985
87 Jennifer Aniston $247,030,047 4 $61,757,512
88 Kevin Costner $234,411,060 5 $46,882,212
89 Eric Bana $231,411,369 3 $77,137,123
90 Bruce Willis $230,604,412 6 $38,434,069
91 Rick Moranis $230,579,038 2 $115,289,519
92 Edward Norton $227,762,333 2 $113,881,167
93 Al Pacino $226,917,332 5 $45,383,466
94 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $225,764,765 1 $225,764,765
95 Nathalie Emmanuel $225,764,765 1 $225,764,765
96 Dominic Cooper $225,735,718 3 $75,245,239
97 Ice Cube $225,065,250 2 $112,532,625
98 Owen Wilson $224,240,610 2 $112,120,305
99 Andy Serkis $218,080,025 1 $218,080,025
100 Leslie Mann $216,482,483 5 $43,296,497

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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