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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 18 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)

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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 ($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)

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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 6 $238,331,395
2 Vin Diesel $1,369,084,670 7 $195,583,524
3 Paul Walker $1,228,414,828 6 $204,735,805
4 Matt Damon $890,279,052 8 $111,284,882
5 Dwayne Johnson $840,910,020 8 $105,113,753
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 $801,901,403 3 $267,300,468
10 Russell Crowe $669,472,515 7 $95,638,931
11 Chris Pratt $652,270,625 2 $326,135,313
12 Kevin Hart $617,040,623 4 $154,260,156
13 Seth MacFarlane $613,192,135 4 $153,298,034
14 Michelle Rodriguez $608,956,925 3 $202,985,642
15 Teri Polo $593,831,215 3 $197,943,738
16 Blythe Danner $593,831,215 3 $197,943,738
17 Mark Wahlberg $567,378,186 5 $113,475,637
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 $537,596,048 2 $268,798,024
22 Meryl Streep $531,579,852 10 $53,157,985
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 Jamie Dornan $381,009,000 3 $127,003,000
40 Dakota Johnson $381,009,000 3 $127,003,000
41 Rose Byrne $374,639,248 3 $124,879,749
42 Arnold Schwarzenegger $371,710,559 6 $61,951,760
43 Eric Stonestreet $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
44 Hannibal Buress $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
45 Lake Bell $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
46 Albert Brooks $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
47 Jenny Slate $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
48 Dana Carvey $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
49 Louis C.K. $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
50 Bobby Moynihan $368,384,330 1 $368,384,330
51 Melissa McCarthy $366,796,198 3 $122,265,399
52 Tom Cruise $364,938,010 6 $60,823,002
53 Roy Scheider $362,922,376 2 $181,461,188
54 Brittany Snow $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
55 Anna Kendrick $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
56 Rebel Wilson $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
57 Alexis Knapp $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
58 Anna Camp $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
59 Ester Dean $354,194,853 3 $118,064,951
60 Tyrese Gibson $352,884,823 2 $176,442,412
61 Elizabeth Banks $344,618,183 4 $86,154,546
62 Jon Hamm $336,045,770 1 $336,045,770
63 Sandra Bullock $336,045,770 1 $336,045,770
64 Amanda Seyfried $335,660,798 4 $83,915,200
65 Jason Bateman $316,618,729 4 $79,154,682
66 Matthew McConaughey $315,829,113 3 $105,276,371
67 Vince Vaughn $306,278,120 5 $61,255,624
68 Alyson Hannigan $306,209,860 3 $102,069,953
69 Reese Witherspoon $291,023,668 2 $145,511,834
70 Emily Blunt $276,783,864 5 $55,356,773
71 James McAvoy $272,650,136 2 $136,325,068
72 Taron Egerton $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
73 Tori Kelly $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
74 John C. Reilly $270,329,045 1 $270,329,045
75 Hugh Jackman $268,960,316 2 $134,480,158
76 Ryan Reynolds $264,948,283 6 $44,158,047
77 Trey Parker $264,624,300 1 $264,624,300
78 Jason Statham $262,080,797 2 $131,040,399
79 Robert Shaw $260,000,000 1 $260,000,000
80 Adam Sandler $256,860,100 5 $51,372,020
81 Chris Hemsworth $253,608,834 5 $50,721,767
82 Miranda Cosgrove $251,513,985 1 $251,513,985
83 Dana Gaier $251,513,985 1 $251,513,985
84 Elsie Fisher $251,513,985 1 $251,513,985
85 Jennifer Aniston $247,030,047 4 $61,757,512
86 Kevin Costner $234,411,060 5 $46,882,212
87 Eric Bana $231,411,369 3 $77,137,123
88 Bruce Willis $230,604,412 5 $46,120,882
89 Rick Moranis $230,579,038 2 $115,289,519
90 Edward Norton $227,762,333 2 $113,881,167
91 Colin Firth $227,742,146 4 $56,935,537
92 Al Pacino $226,917,332 5 $45,383,466
93 Nathalie Emmanuel $225,764,765 1 $225,764,765
94 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $225,764,765 1 $225,764,765
95 Ice Cube $225,065,250 2 $112,532,625
96 Owen Wilson $224,240,610 2 $112,120,305
97 Andy Serkis $218,080,025 1 $218,080,025
98 Danny De Vito $214,030,500 1 $214,030,500
99 Taylor Swift $214,030,500 1 $214,030,500
100 Sacha Baron Cohen $208,864,300 2 $104,432,150

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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