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Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Historical 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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Leonardo DiCaprio
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Titanic ($1,548,943,366 in 1997), Django Unchained ($287,142,889 in 2012), The Great Gatsby ($206,200,000 in 2013), Shutter Island ($171,448,848 in 2010), Blood Diamond ($114,000,000 in 2006), Gangs of New York ($105,394,121 in 2002), Revolutionary Road ($56,653,480 in 2008), The Man in the Iron Mask ($0 in 1998), This Boy's Life ($0 in 1993)

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Johnny Depp
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 36 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($654,000,000 in 2007), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($642,900,000 in 2006), Murder on the Orient Express ($181,195,939 in 2017), The Lone Ranger ($170,700,000 in 2013), Sleepy Hollow ($106,000,000 in 1999), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street ($100,431,771 in 2007), Chocolat ($81,190,583 in 2000), Finding Neverland ($63,359,502 in 2004), From Hell ($37,114,057 in 2001), The Rum Diary ($8,434,917 in 2011)

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Orlando Bloom
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($654,000,000 in 2007), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($642,900,000 in 2006), Troy ($350,862,688 in 2004), Kingdom of Heaven ($171,454,940 in 2005), The Three Musketeers ($119,500,000 in 2011)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Leonardo DiCaprio $2,489,782,704 9 $276,642,523
2 Johnny Depp $2,050,984,075 14 $146,498,863
3 Orlando Bloom $1,938,717,628 5 $387,743,526
4 Kate Winslet $1,686,761,482 6 $281,126,914
5 Keira Knightley $1,585,887,829 6 $264,314,638
6 Russell Crowe $1,277,777,353 9 $141,975,261
7 Brad Pitt $959,431,421 8 $119,928,928
8 Jude Law $940,628,625 8 $117,578,578
9 Matt Damon $845,253,800 10 $84,525,380
10 Tom Hanks $821,602,359 7 $117,371,766
11 Harrison Ford $764,500,294 4 $191,125,074
12 Cate Blanchett $728,214,223 6 $121,369,037
13 Geoffrey Rush $710,741,552 3 $236,913,851
14 Hugh Jackman $690,203,565 4 $172,550,891
15 Bill Nighy $683,526,606 4 $170,881,652
16 Tom Cruise $674,913,876 5 $134,982,775
17 Jack Davenport $654,000,000 1 $654,000,000
18 Robert Downey, Jr. $643,757,911 7 $91,965,416
19 Karen Allen $629,300,294 3 $209,766,765
20 Willem Dafoe $623,583,717 5 $124,716,743
21 Shia LaBeouf $612,639,670 4 $153,159,918
22 Christoph Waltz $602,783,559 3 $200,927,853
23 Helena Bonham Carter $594,688,056 12 $49,557,338
24 Nicole Kidman $556,867,488 13 $42,835,961
25 Diane Kruger $547,003,358 3 $182,334,453
26 Rosie O'Donnell $505,068,792 2 $252,534,396
27 John Goodman $491,975,817 4 $122,993,954
28 Ray Winstone $477,508,315 2 $238,754,158
29 Kevin Costner $475,279,988 5 $95,055,998
30 Christian Bale $436,147,196 10 $43,614,720
31 Rachel McAdams $421,419,155 2 $210,709,578
32 Ken Watanabe $415,271,413 3 $138,423,804
33 Joel Edgerton $410,962,843 3 $136,987,614
34 Donnie Yen $405,715,202 6 $67,619,200
35 Mel Gibson $393,064,794 8 $49,133,099
36 Meryl Streep $387,555,586 9 $43,061,732
37 Eddie Peng $382,863,001 2 $191,431,501
38 Catherine Zeta-Jones $371,854,282 3 $123,951,427
39 Bill Skarsgård $370,644,821 2 $185,322,411
40 Jaeden Lieberher $368,200,000 1 $368,200,000
41 Eric Bana $352,148,896 4 $88,037,224
42 Noomi Rapace $348,815,025 1 $348,815,025
43 Jared Harris $348,815,025 1 $348,815,025
44 Andy Lau $346,601,810 4 $86,650,453
45 Gerard Butler $346,595,314 3 $115,531,771
46 Koyuki Kato $345,700,000 1 $345,700,000
47 Jamie Foxx $339,485,628 2 $169,742,814
48 Amanda Seyfried $337,416,874 2 $168,708,437
49 Zhang Ziyi $337,076,166 5 $67,415,233
50 Sofia Boutella $329,213,876 1 $329,213,876
51 Annabelle Wallis $329,213,876 1 $329,213,876
52 Jackie Chan $322,303,445 6 $53,717,241
53 Richard Gere $316,297,158 6 $52,716,193
54 Sacha Baron Cohen $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
55 Anne Hathaway $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
56 John Travolta $289,863,723 4 $72,465,931
57 Kenny Lin $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
58 Zhang Hanyu $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
59 Xuan Huang $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
60 Junkai Wang $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
61 Lu Han $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
62 Pedro Pascal $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
63 Zheng Kai $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
64 Jian Tian $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
65 Cheney Chen $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
66 Glenn Close $285,486,590 4 $71,371,648
67 Tobey Maguire $282,137,201 5 $56,427,440
68 Minnie Driver $277,101,803 2 $138,550,902
69 Lance Henriksen $277,100,000 1 $277,100,000
70 Wayne Knight $277,100,000 1 $277,100,000
71 Tony Goldwyn $277,100,000 1 $277,100,000
72 Edward Burns $268,700,000 1 $268,700,000
73 Tom Sizemore $268,700,000 2 $134,350,000
74 Carey Mulligan $253,035,439 4 $63,258,860
75 Jet Li $252,039,571 3 $84,013,190
76 Logan Lerman $244,997,865 4 $61,249,466
77 Prabhas $244,600,000 1 $244,600,000
78 Ralph Fiennes $241,653,705 7 $34,521,958
79 Renée Zellweger $239,243,165 6 $39,873,861
80 Antonio Banderas $235,771,255 2 $117,885,628
81 Joseph Fiennes $234,471,614 4 $58,617,904
82 Juliette Binoche $234,185,360 3 $78,061,787
83 Armie Hammer $234,165,894 4 $58,541,474
84 Anthony Hopkins $234,064,326 3 $78,021,442
85 Rick Moranis $227,968,792 1 $227,968,792
86 Elizabeth Perkins $227,968,792 1 $227,968,792
87 Gwyneth Paltrow $226,682,206 2 $113,341,103
88 Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio $225,006,092 1 $225,006,092
89 Michael Fassbender $224,004,453 5 $44,800,891
90 Alexander Skarsgård $223,302,957 2 $111,651,479
91 Margot Robbie $222,500,000 1 $222,500,000
92 Josh Brolin $212,039,812 5 $42,407,962
93 Judi Dench $210,404,812 3 $70,134,937
94 Matthew MacFadyen $207,676,945 2 $103,838,473
95 Gary Oldman $207,639,666 4 $51,909,917
96 George Clooney $207,463,544 6 $34,577,257
97 Isla Fisher $206,200,000 1 $206,200,000
98 Elizabeth Debicki $206,200,000 1 $206,200,000
99 Olivia Newton-John $205,700,000 1 $205,700,000
100 Til Schweiger $196,140,670 1 $196,140,670

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

Johnny Depp: By Arnold WellsUploaded by MyCanon (Johnny Depp) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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