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Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Contemporary Fiction Stars - International Leading Science Fiction Stars - International Leading Fantasy Stars - International Leading Kids Fiction Stars - International Leading Historical Fiction Stars - International Leading Super Hero Stars - International Leading Dramatization Stars - International Leading Factual Stars - Worldwide Leading Contemporary Fiction Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Contemporary Fiction 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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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 ($1,165,715,774 in 2015), The Fate of the Furious ($1,011,701,261 in 2017), Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011), xXx: Return of Xander Cage ($300,154,671 in 2017), Fast & Furious ($208,000,000 in 2009), xXx ($125,270,000 in 2002), The Pacifier ($85,000,000 in 2005), The Fast and the Furious ($62,000,000 in 2001), A Man Apart ($17,297,731 in 2003)

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Tom Cruise
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 36 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation ($505,825,986 in 2015), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($485,315,327 in 2011), Mission: Impossible 2 ($334,178,627 in 2000), Mission: Impossible ($276,716,108 in 1996), Mission: Impossible III ($264,000,000 in 2006), Rain Man ($239,974,565 in 1988), Knight and Day ($182,328,335 in 2010), Top Gun ($177,000,000 in 1986), Jack Reacher ($137,300,000 in 2012), Jerry Maguire ($120,047,408 in 1996)

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Dwayne Johnson
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 21 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Fate of the Furious ($1,011,701,261 in 2017), Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011), G.I. Joe: Retaliation ($253,217,645 in 2013), Baywatch ($118,473,384 in 2017), Central Intelligence ($89,755,940 in 2016), The Game Plan ($55,942,785 in 2007), The Rundown ($33,190,150 in 2003), Pain & Gain ($31,400,000 in 2013), Snitch ($14,977,272 in 2013)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Vin Diesel $3,957,701,834 12 $329,808,486
2 Tom Cruise $3,445,101,828 25 $137,804,073
3 Dwayne Johnson $2,593,064,085 14 $185,218,863
4 Paul Walker $2,555,704,221 10 $255,570,422
5 Daniel Craig $2,505,896,404 8 $313,237,051
6 Jason Statham $2,277,452,665 25 $91,098,107
7 Sylvester Stallone $2,192,667,475 37 $59,261,283
8 Julia Roberts $2,085,014,584 24 $86,875,608
9 Brad Pitt $1,885,597,604 18 $104,755,422
10 Bruce Willis $1,859,069,211 40 $46,476,730
11 George Clooney $1,794,952,282 17 $105,585,428
12 Matt Damon $1,747,490,873 17 $102,793,581
13 Michelle Rodriguez $1,725,030,193 9 $191,670,021
14 Tom Hanks $1,718,123,710 20 $85,906,186
15 Robert De Niro $1,629,576,027 43 $37,897,117
16 Sandra Bullock $1,578,096,172 22 $71,731,644
17 Nicolas Cage $1,552,214,380 49 $31,677,844
18 Liam Neeson $1,524,973,812 20 $76,248,691
19 Cameron Diaz $1,515,221,909 20 $75,761,095
20 Morgan Freeman $1,469,427,546 22 $66,792,161
21 Colin Firth $1,450,319,152 14 $103,594,225
22 Pierce Brosnan $1,408,129,273 18 $78,229,404
23 Ben Stiller $1,384,207,972 24 $57,675,332
24 Mel Gibson $1,334,045,099 19 $70,212,900
25 Channing Tatum $1,318,452,252 16 $82,403,266
26 Harrison Ford $1,268,215,954 21 $60,391,236
27 Jim Carrey $1,254,793,398 15 $83,652,893
28 Angelina Jolie Pitt $1,242,443,135 11 $112,949,376
29 Bradley Cooper $1,241,496,801 16 $77,593,550
30 John Travolta $1,182,807,400 34 $34,788,453
31 Tyrese Gibson $1,139,088,810 4 $284,772,203
32 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $1,112,650,522 3 $370,883,507
33 Charlize Theron $1,100,603,052 9 $122,289,228
34 Denzel Washington $1,071,164,353 26 $41,198,629
35 Meryl Streep $1,051,284,642 21 $50,061,173
36 Adam Sandler $1,034,076,238 22 $47,003,465
37 Nathalie Emmanuel $1,011,701,261 1 $1,011,701,261
38 Dakota Johnson $998,035,719 8 $124,754,465
39 Javier Bardem $996,294,142 9 $110,699,349
40 Michael Douglas $983,451,209 27 $36,424,119
41 Arnold Schwarzenegger $970,188,344 14 $69,299,167
42 Richard Gere $964,260,212 30 $32,142,007
43 Jamie Dornan $942,091,662 5 $188,418,332
44 Jeremy Renner $917,668,042 7 $131,095,435
45 Mark Wahlberg $917,339,965 19 $48,281,051
46 Zach Galifianakis $914,549,847 8 $114,318,731
47 Michael Caine $908,270,958 16 $56,766,935
48 Jennifer Aniston $868,457,468 24 $36,185,728
49 Jackie Chan $867,378,567 18 $48,187,698
50 Eddie Murphy $853,353,524 21 $40,635,882
51 Keanu Reeves $840,860,602 25 $33,634,424
52 Woody Harrelson $840,847,432 14 $60,060,531
53 Ed Helms $834,993,636 11 $75,908,512
54 Jordana Brewster $820,620,594 4 $205,155,149
55 Tom Wilkinson $814,552,876 7 $116,364,697
56 Jamie Foxx $811,535,431 14 $57,966,817
57 Will Smith $810,427,623 11 $73,675,238
58 Catherine Zeta-Jones $808,069,533 12 $67,339,128
59 Rowan Atkinson $804,949,361 7 $114,992,766
60 Jack Nicholson $804,662,007 20 $40,233,100
61 Demi Moore $798,061,209 17 $46,944,777
62 Ben Affleck $787,053,557 23 $34,219,720
63 Robin Williams $770,587,368 22 $35,026,699
64 Hugh Grant $758,129,074 7 $108,304,153
65 Andy Garcia $744,031,301 11 $67,639,209
66 Dustin Hoffman $731,875,878 16 $45,742,242
67 Samuel L. Jackson $709,996,019 38 $18,684,106
68 Omar Sy $688,601,170 5 $137,720,234
69 Mark Ruffalo $678,669,732 10 $67,866,973
70 Drew Barrymore $666,877,905 17 $39,228,112
71 Sarah Jessica Parker $659,642,298 6 $109,940,383
72 Julianne Moore $655,514,945 20 $32,775,747
73 Renée Zellweger $652,722,210 9 $72,524,690
74 Roger Moore $641,000,000 7 $91,571,429
75 Mark Strong $627,266,072 5 $125,453,214
76 Michael Nyqvist $617,739,222 3 $205,913,074
77 Gerard Butler $601,623,127 13 $46,278,702
78 Justin Bartha $600,663,405 4 $150,165,851
79 Jesse Eisenberg $597,133,714 10 $59,713,371
80 Al Pacino $596,875,210 23 $25,951,096
81 Anne Hathaway $587,304,349 12 $48,942,029
82 Taron Egerton $584,887,490 2 $292,443,745
83 Simon Pegg $584,450,201 9 $64,938,911
84 Audrey Tautou $584,343,471 7 $83,477,639
85 Jet Li $580,489,548 4 $145,122,387
86 Don Cheadle $574,872,182 7 $82,124,597
87 Taylor Lautner $574,094,856 5 $114,818,971
88 Teri Polo $572,811,974 5 $114,562,395
89 Zac Efron $571,626,043 10 $57,162,604
90 Dolph Lundgren $570,199,126 10 $57,019,913
91 Blythe Danner $563,827,058 5 $112,765,412
92 Owen Wilson $550,398,759 17 $32,376,398
93 Ryan Gosling $548,952,440 12 $45,746,037
94 Byung-hun Lee $539,808,559 4 $134,952,140
95 Amanda Seyfried $538,722,615 10 $53,872,262
96 Vince Vaughn $536,699,577 18 $29,816,643
97 Jodie Foster $536,414,251 15 $35,760,950
98 Kevin Costner $529,906,786 21 $25,233,656
99 Christine Baranski $527,218,709 3 $175,739,570
100 François Cluzet $526,413,247 3 $175,471,082

The International Market is defined as all territories excluding 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

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

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

Dwayne Johnson: By English: Eva Rinaldi Celebrity and Live Music Photographer (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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