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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 23 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), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ($0 in 2019), Total Eclipse ($0 in 1995)

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Tom Hanks
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 44 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), The Post ($95,677,949 in 2017), Charlie Wilson's War ($52,851,676 in 2007), Saving Mr. Banks ($31,662,764 in 2013), You Are My Friend ($0 in 2019)

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Tom Hardy
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 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), London Road ($622,070 in 2015), Fonzo ($0 in 2016)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Leonardo DiCaprio $966,349,885 10 $96,634,989
2 Tom Hanks $901,821,200 9 $100,202,356
3 Tom Hardy $393,302,545 5 $78,660,509
4 Russell Crowe $359,451,450 5 $71,890,290
5 Kate Beckinsale $356,462,065 2 $178,231,033
6 Julia Roberts $354,233,397 3 $118,077,799
7 Bradley Cooper $349,643,314 4 $87,410,829
8 James Caviezel $318,651,066 4 $79,662,767
9 Colin Firth $315,787,622 3 $105,262,541
10 Fionn Whitehead $310,411,004 1 $310,411,004
11 Geoffrey Rush $293,162,443 2 $146,581,222
12 Helena Bonham Carter $292,023,719 2 $146,011,860
13 Aamir Khan $279,855,992 1 $279,855,992
14 Owen Wilson $273,783,423 2 $136,891,712
15 Denzel Washington $267,560,380 8 $33,445,048
16 Christian Bale $266,963,959 6 $44,493,993
17 Jake Gyllenhaal $266,333,160 6 $44,388,860
18 Anthony Hopkins $253,501,607 6 $42,250,268
19 Brad Pitt $252,899,825 6 $42,149,971
20 Ben Affleck $250,700,000 1 $250,700,000
21 Josh Hartnett $250,700,000 2 $125,350,000
22 Val Kilmer $250,359,394 4 $62,589,849
23 Liam Neeson $249,815,040 5 $49,963,008
24 Hugh Jackman $244,999,886 3 $81,666,629
25 Michelle Williams $244,141,083 3 $81,380,361
26 Kevin Costner $230,403,521 6 $38,400,587
27 Cate Blanchett $219,442,545 5 $43,888,509
28 Tom Holland $215,970,724 2 $107,985,362
29 Zendaya $215,668,098 1 $215,668,098
30 Zac Efron $215,668,098 1 $215,668,098
31 Rebecca Ferguson $215,668,098 1 $215,668,098
32 Meryl Streep $209,944,538 7 $29,992,077
33 Johnny Depp $208,111,487 7 $29,730,212
34 George Clooney $207,401,543 2 $103,700,772
35 Tom Cruise $205,024,856 3 $68,341,619
36 Tony Leung Chiu Wai $200,892,340 3 $66,964,113
37 Sienna Miller $200,405,662 3 $66,801,887
38 Marion Cotillard $193,490,144 2 $96,745,072
39 Robert De Niro $190,860,160 7 $27,265,737
40 Ming-Na $182,879,746 1 $182,879,746
41 Sam Worthington $180,986,753 3 $60,328,918
42 Jason Clarke $178,823,803 3 $59,607,934
43 Benedict Cumberbatch $175,810,737 4 $43,952,684
44 Naomi Watts $174,978,164 4 $43,744,541
45 Will Smith $174,225,057 2 $87,112,529
46 Helen Mirren $172,602,506 6 $28,767,084
47 Mark Wahlberg $171,594,257 6 $28,599,043
48 Matt Damon $170,127,170 4 $42,531,793
49 Mel Gibson $170,037,663 2 $85,018,832
50 Izabela Vidovic $169,125,163 1 $169,125,163
51 Mandy Patinkin $169,125,163 1 $169,125,163
52 Daveed Diggs $169,125,163 1 $169,125,163
53 Jacob Tremblay $169,125,163 1 $169,125,163
54 Sean Penn $157,112,829 4 $39,278,207
55 Colin Farrell $156,805,693 2 $78,402,847
56 Jennifer Lawrence $152,443,314 4 $38,110,829
57 Diane Lane $152,359,634 4 $38,089,909
58 Michael Peña $151,116,761 3 $50,372,254
59 Samuel Joslin $150,570,724 1 $150,570,724
60 Ewan McGregor $150,570,724 1 $150,570,724
61 Takeshi Kaneshiro $149,500,000 2 $74,750,000
62 Zhang Fengyi $149,500,000 2 $74,750,000
63 Keira Knightley $148,959,653 3 $49,653,218
64 William Fichtner $146,093,000 1 $146,093,000
65 Jaden Smith $144,725,057 1 $144,725,057
66 Angelina Jolie Pitt $142,976,781 3 $47,658,927
67 Chris Hemsworth $136,683,215 2 $68,341,608
68 Choi Min-sik $130,619,928 1 $130,619,928
69 Jesse Eisenberg $128,070,901 3 $42,690,300
70 Nick Nolte $125,501,489 4 $31,375,372
71 Morgan Freeman $124,842,151 3 $41,614,050
72 Amy Adams $120,596,328 2 $60,298,164
73 Chang Chen $119,000,000 1 $119,000,000
74 Dustin Hoffman $113,643,015 3 $37,881,005
75 Jason Patric $112,300,000 1 $112,300,000
76 Jeremy Renner $111,966,346 2 $55,983,173
77 Kirsten Dunst $107,093,569 2 $53,546,785
78 Dev Patel $106,640,381 2 $53,320,191
79 Mike Myers $106,343,402 1 $106,343,402
80 Heather Graham $106,343,402 2 $53,171,701
81 Chris Pine $105,841,182 2 $52,920,591
82 Jennifer Aniston $104,658,260 1 $104,658,260
83 Madonna $101,900,000 1 $101,900,000
84 Mark Ruffalo $98,635,842 3 $32,878,614
85 Rooney Mara $98,434,868 2 $49,217,434
86 Andrew Garfield $97,235,047 2 $48,617,524
87 Nicolas Cage $94,942,505 5 $18,988,501
88 Gary Oldman $92,577,688 3 $30,859,229
89 Forest Whitaker $91,977,239 5 $18,395,448
90 Daniel Day-Lewis $91,138,308 3 $30,379,436
91 Felicity Jones $87,434,155 1 $87,434,155
92 Eddie Redmayne $87,434,155 1 $87,434,155
93 Daniel Brühl $87,234,912 4 $21,808,728
94 Eric Bana $84,113,682 1 $84,113,682
95 Reese Witherspoon $82,768,280 2 $41,384,140
96 Meg Ryan $81,946,129 3 $27,315,376
97 Richard Roxburgh $81,074,443 1 $81,074,443
98 Ben Kingsley $77,684,931 4 $19,421,233
99 Philip Seymour Hoffman $74,025,225 3 $24,675,075
100 Cillian Murphy $70,956,118 3 $23,652,039

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

Tom Hardy: By Tim Cornbill [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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