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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 23 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Titanic ($1,548,844,451 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 37 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 ($243,098,380 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 14 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 $2,489,683,789 9 $276,631,532
2 Johnny Depp $2,112,886,516 15 $140,859,101
3 Orlando Bloom $1,938,717,628 5 $387,743,526
4 Kate Winslet $1,686,662,567 6 $281,110,428
5 Keira Knightley $1,585,887,829 7 $226,555,404
6 Russell Crowe $1,277,777,353 9 $141,975,261
7 Brad Pitt $959,417,818 8 $119,927,227
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 8 $102,700,295
11 Harrison Ford $764,500,294 4 $191,125,074
12 Cate Blanchett $734,603,030 6 $122,433,838
13 Geoffrey Rush $710,741,552 3 $236,913,851
14 Hugh Jackman $690,203,565 4 $172,550,891
15 Willem Dafoe $685,485,015 5 $137,097,003
16 Bill Nighy $683,584,142 4 $170,896,036
17 Tom Cruise $675,932,201 5 $135,186,440
18 Jack Davenport $654,000,000 1 $654,000,000
19 Robert Downey, Jr. $643,757,911 8 $80,469,739
20 Karen Allen $629,300,294 3 $209,766,765
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 $557,116,010 13 $42,855,078
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 $447,014,976 10 $44,701,498
31 Rachel McAdams $421,419,155 2 $210,709,578
32 Ken Watanabe $415,271,413 3 $138,423,804
33 Joel Edgerton $411,757,552 3 $137,252,517
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 Bill Skarsgård $372,422,301 2 $186,211,151
39 Catherine Zeta-Jones $371,854,282 3 $123,951,427
40 Jaeden Lieberher $369,977,480 1 $369,977,480
41 Eric Bana $352,279,867 5 $70,455,973
42 Jared Harris $348,815,025 1 $348,815,025
43 Noomi Rapace $348,815,025 1 $348,815,025
44 Andy Lau $346,601,810 4 $86,650,453
45 Gerard Butler $346,391,252 3 $115,463,751
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 $330,232,201 1 $330,232,201
51 Annabelle Wallis $330,232,201 1 $330,232,201
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 Zheng Kai $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
58 Jian Tian $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
59 Cheney Chen $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
60 Zhang Hanyu $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
61 Kenny Lin $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
62 Xuan Huang $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
63 Lu Han $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
64 Junkai Wang $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
65 Pedro Pascal $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
66 Glenn Close $287,634,876 4 $71,908,719
67 Tobey Maguire $282,137,201 5 $56,427,440
68 Minnie Driver $277,101,803 2 $138,550,902
69 Wayne Knight $277,100,000 1 $277,100,000
70 Tony Goldwyn $277,100,000 1 $277,100,000
71 Lance Henriksen $277,100,000 1 $277,100,000
72 Judi Dench $272,307,253 3 $90,769,084
73 Tom Sizemore $268,700,000 2 $134,350,000
74 Edward Burns $268,700,000 1 $268,700,000
75 Armie Hammer $255,772,057 4 $63,943,014
76 Carey Mulligan $253,088,998 4 $63,272,250
77 Jet Li $252,039,571 3 $84,013,190
78 Michelle Pfeiffer $252,038,035 5 $50,407,607
79 Kenneth Branagh $245,726,956 2 $122,863,478
80 Logan Lerman $244,997,865 4 $61,249,466
81 Prabhas $244,517,120 1 $244,517,120
82 Leslie Odom Jr. $243,587,501 2 $121,793,751
83 Daisy Ridley $243,098,380 2 $121,549,190
84 Penélope Cruz $243,098,380 1 $243,098,380
85 Josh Gad $243,098,380 1 $243,098,380
86 Ralph Fiennes $241,652,562 7 $34,521,795
87 Renée Zellweger $239,243,165 6 $39,873,861
88 Antonio Banderas $235,771,255 2 $117,885,628
89 Joseph Fiennes $234,563,016 4 $58,640,754
90 Juliette Binoche $234,184,217 3 $78,061,406
91 Anthony Hopkins $234,064,326 3 $78,021,442
92 Elizabeth Perkins $227,968,792 1 $227,968,792
93 Rick Moranis $227,968,792 1 $227,968,792
94 Gwyneth Paltrow $226,682,206 2 $113,341,103
95 Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio $225,006,092 1 $225,006,092
96 Michael Fassbender $224,326,704 5 $44,865,341
97 Alexander Skarsgård $223,302,957 3 $74,434,319
98 Margot Robbie $222,500,000 1 $222,500,000
99 Josh Brolin $212,039,812 5 $42,407,962
100 Elizabeth Debicki $209,243,664 2 $104,621,832

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

Orlando Bloom: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], from Wikimedia Commons

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