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Box Office Star Records > International > Creative Types > International Leading Dramatization Stars

Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Dramatization Stars - International 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 Factual Stars - Worldwide Leading Dramatization Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Dramatization 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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Leonardo DiCaprio
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Revenant ($349,312,609 in 2015), The Wolf of Wall Street ($272,969,720 in 2013), Catch Me if You Can ($191,005,491 in 2002), The Aviator ($105,762,065 in 2004), J. Edgar ($47,300,000 in 2011), The Basketball Diaries ($0 in 1995), The Crowded Room ($0 in 2016), Devil in the White City ($0 in 2017), Total Eclipse ($0 in 1995)

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Tom Hanks
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 41 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Catch Me if You Can ($191,005,491 in 2002), Apollo 13 ($162,029,504 in 1995), The Terminal ($141,600,000 in 2004), Captain Phillips ($113,511,767 in 2013), Sully ($113,482,049 in 2016), Charlie Wilson's War ($52,851,676 in 2007), Saving Mr. Banks ($31,662,764 in 2013), Apollo 13 (IMAX) ($460,127 in 2002), The Post ($0 in 2017)

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Tom Hardy
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 27 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Revenant ($349,312,609 in 2015), Legend ($40,769,083 in 2015), Bronson ($2,598,783 in 2009)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Leonardo DiCaprio $966,349,885 9 $107,372,209
2 Tom Hanks $806,603,378 9 $89,622,598
3 Tom Hardy $392,680,475 3 $130,893,492
4 Russell Crowe $359,451,450 5 $71,890,290
5 Kate Beckinsale $356,462,065 2 $178,231,033
6 Bradley Cooper $349,643,314 3 $116,547,771
7 Fionn Whitehead $316,715,987 1 $316,715,987
8 Colin Firth $315,787,622 3 $105,262,541
9 James Caviezel $312,867,537 3 $104,289,179
10 Geoffrey Rush $292,023,719 1 $292,023,719
11 Helena Bonham Carter $292,023,719 1 $292,023,719
12 Aamir Khan $279,046,475 1 $279,046,475
13 Denzel Washington $271,351,068 8 $33,918,884
14 Christian Bale $266,963,959 6 $44,493,993
15 Jake Gyllenhaal $263,222,687 5 $52,644,537
16 Anthony Hopkins $253,501,607 6 $42,250,268
17 Brad Pitt $252,899,825 5 $50,579,965
18 Josh Hartnett $250,700,000 2 $125,350,000
19 Ben Affleck $250,700,000 1 $250,700,000
20 Val Kilmer $250,359,394 4 $62,589,849
21 Liam Neeson $244,722,136 5 $48,944,427
22 Kevin Costner $230,403,521 6 $38,400,587
23 Cate Blanchett $219,442,545 5 $43,888,509
24 Tom Holland $215,970,724 2 $107,985,362
25 Julia Roberts $214,336,417 3 $71,445,472
26 Johnny Depp $208,111,487 6 $34,685,248
27 George Clooney $207,401,543 2 $103,700,772
28 Tom Cruise $205,074,227 3 $68,358,076
29 Tony Leung Chiu Wai $200,892,340 3 $66,964,113
30 Sienna Miller $200,405,662 3 $66,801,887
31 Marion Cotillard $193,490,144 2 $96,745,072
32 Robert De Niro $190,860,160 7 $27,265,737
33 Ming-Na $182,879,746 1 $182,879,746
34 Sam Worthington $180,986,753 3 $60,328,918
35 Jason Clarke $178,353,226 2 $89,176,613
36 Benedict Cumberbatch $175,810,737 4 $43,952,684
37 Naomi Watts $174,978,164 4 $43,744,541
38 Will Smith $174,239,597 2 $87,119,799
39 Matt Damon $170,127,170 3 $56,709,057
40 Mel Gibson $170,037,941 2 $85,018,971
41 Sean Penn $157,112,829 4 $39,278,207
42 Colin Farrell $156,805,693 2 $78,402,847
43 Helen Mirren $156,439,493 5 $31,287,899
44 Jennifer Lawrence $152,443,314 3 $50,814,438
45 Diane Lane $152,359,634 4 $38,089,909
46 Michael Peña $151,116,761 3 $50,372,254
47 Samuel Joslin $150,570,724 1 $150,570,724
48 Ewan McGregor $150,570,724 1 $150,570,724
49 Zhang Fengyi $149,500,000 2 $74,750,000
50 Takeshi Kaneshiro $149,500,000 2 $74,750,000
51 Keira Knightley $148,959,653 3 $49,653,218
52 William Fichtner $146,093,000 1 $146,093,000
53 Jaden Smith $144,739,597 1 $144,739,597
54 Mark Wahlberg $143,121,272 6 $23,853,545
55 Angelina Jolie Pitt $142,976,781 3 $47,658,927
56 Chris Hemsworth $136,683,215 2 $68,341,608
57 Owen Wilson $133,886,443 2 $66,943,222
58 Choi Min-sik $130,619,928 1 $130,619,928
59 Jesse Eisenberg $128,070,901 3 $42,690,300
60 Nick Nolte $125,501,489 4 $31,375,372
61 Morgan Freeman $124,842,151 3 $41,614,050
62 Amy Adams $120,596,328 2 $60,298,164
63 Chang Chen $119,000,000 1 $119,000,000
64 Dustin Hoffman $113,643,015 3 $37,881,005
65 Jason Patric $112,300,000 1 $112,300,000
66 Jeremy Renner $111,966,346 2 $55,983,173
67 Chris Pine $109,631,870 2 $54,815,935
68 Kirsten Dunst $107,093,569 2 $53,546,785
69 Mike Myers $106,343,402 1 $106,343,402
70 Heather Graham $106,343,402 2 $53,171,701
71 Meryl Streep $102,516,539 7 $14,645,220
72 Dev Patel $102,477,549 2 $51,238,775
73 Madonna $101,900,000 1 $101,900,000
74 Mark Ruffalo $98,646,212 3 $32,882,071
75 Nicolas Cage $94,720,091 4 $23,680,023
76 Andrew Garfield $94,463,384 2 $47,231,692
77 Rooney Mara $93,973,349 1 $93,973,349
78 Forest Whitaker $91,977,239 4 $22,994,310
79 Daniel Day-Lewis $91,138,308 3 $30,379,436
80 Felicity Jones $87,434,155 1 $87,434,155
81 Eddie Redmayne $87,434,155 1 $87,434,155
82 Eric Bana $84,113,682 1 $84,113,682
83 Reese Witherspoon $82,809,278 2 $41,404,639
84 Meg Ryan $81,946,242 3 $27,315,414
85 Richard Roxburgh $81,074,443 1 $81,074,443
86 Daniel Bruhl $79,910,636 3 $26,636,879
87 Ben Kingsley $77,684,931 2 $38,842,466
88 Philip Seymour Hoffman $74,025,225 3 $24,675,075
89 Cillian Murphy $70,669,733 3 $23,556,578
90 Joaquin Phoenix $68,188,093 1 $68,188,093
91 Kurt Russell $68,070,373 6 $11,345,062
92 Benjamin Walker $65,400,000 1 $65,400,000
93 Adrien Brody $64,455,508 3 $21,485,169
94 Joseph Gordon-Levitt $64,063,584 3 $21,354,528
95 John Cusack $63,707,420 3 $21,235,807
96 Josh Brolin $63,485,240 3 $21,161,747
97 Emma Stone $63,283,663 2 $31,641,832
98 Julie Walters $63,210,011 3 $21,070,004
99 Anthony Mackie $62,839,905 2 $31,419,953
100 Taraji P. Henson $62,193,569 2 $31,096,785

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

Leonardo DiCaprio: By Siebbi (Leonardo DiCaprio) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Tom Hanks: By Yeoman 1st Class Donna Lou Morgan [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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