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Top International Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies


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This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Super Hero 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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Robert Downey, Jr.
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Iron Man 3 ($806,400,000 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($745,220,146 in 2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($545,460,628 in 2017), Iron Man 2 ($308,723,058 in 2010), Iron Man ($266,567,421 in 2008)

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Chris Evans
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Captain America: Civil War ($745,220,146 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($454,654,931 in 2014), Captain America: The First Avenger ($193,915,271 in 2011), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer ($157,558,953 in 2007)

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Scarlett Johansson
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Captain America: Civil War ($745,220,146 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($454,654,931 in 2014), Iron Man 2 ($308,723,058 in 2010)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Robert Downey, Jr. $4,517,784,107 7 $645,397,730
2 Chris Evans $3,396,762,155 6 $566,127,026
3 Scarlett Johansson $3,354,010,989 5 $670,802,198
4 Chris Hemsworth $3,083,294,666 5 $616,658,933
5 Jeremy Renner $2,590,633,000 3 $863,544,333
6 Samuel L. Jackson $2,453,167,785 4 $613,291,946
7 Mark Ruffalo $2,376,758,296 3 $792,252,765
8 Tom Hiddleston $2,134,081,812 4 $533,520,453
9 Hugh Jackman $1,938,480,820 7 $276,925,831
10 Don Cheadle $1,860,343,204 3 $620,114,401
11 Elizabeth Olsen $1,694,433,000 2 $847,216,500
12 Tobey Maguire $1,397,916,112 3 $465,972,037
13 Sebastian Stan $1,393,790,348 3 $464,596,783
14 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,381,690,479 3 $460,563,493
15 Gal Gadot $1,343,204,072 3 $447,734,691
16 Henry Cavill $1,315,708,665 3 $438,569,555
17 Christian Bale $1,258,374,208 3 $419,458,069
18 Anthony Hopkins $1,237,881,812 3 $412,627,271
19 Idris Elba $1,237,881,812 3 $412,627,271
20 Jennifer Lawrence $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
21 James McAvoy $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
22 Michael Fassbender $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
23 Ian McKellen $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
24 Patrick Stewart $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
25 Ben Affleck $1,018,993,665 3 $339,664,555
26 Andrew Garfield $1,002,002,007 2 $501,001,004
27 James Spader $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
28 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
29 Zoe Saldana $911,679,223 2 $455,839,612
30 Vin Diesel $911,679,223 2 $455,839,612
31 Chris Pratt $911,679,223 2 $455,839,612
32 Bradley Cooper $911,679,223 2 $455,839,612
33 Dave Bautista $911,679,223 2 $455,839,612
34 Will Smith $817,287,998 2 $408,643,999
35 Guy Pearce $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
36 Ben Kingsley $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
37 Chadwick Boseman $745,220,146 2 $372,610,073
38 Anthony Mackie $745,220,146 1 $745,220,146
39 Paul Bettany $745,220,146 1 $745,220,146
40 Natalie Portman $706,536,370 2 $353,268,185
41 Michael Keaton $649,451,284 2 $324,725,642
42 Tom Holland $545,460,628 1 $545,460,628
43 Marisa Tomei $545,460,628 1 $545,460,628
44 Zendaya $545,460,628 1 $545,460,628
45 Jon Favreau $545,460,628 1 $545,460,628
46 Ryan Reynolds $540,892,860 3 $180,297,620
47 Amy Adams $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
48 Tessa Thompson $531,345,442 1 $531,345,442
49 Karl Urban $531,345,442 1 $531,345,442
50 Cate Blanchett $531,345,442 1 $531,345,442
51 Jeff Goldblum $531,345,442 1 $531,345,442
52 Michael Rooker $473,800,000 1 $473,800,000
53 Karen Gillan $473,800,000 1 $473,800,000
54 Heath Ledger $468,275,260 1 $468,275,260
55 Robert Redford $454,654,931 1 $454,654,931
56 Mads Mikkelsen $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
57 Tilda Swinton $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
58 Benedict Wong $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
59 Rachel McAdams $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
60 Chiwetel Ejiofor $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
61 Benedict Cumberbatch $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
62 Christopher Eccleston $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
63 Jaimie Alexander $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
64 Ryan Potter $429,600,000 1 $429,600,000
65 Scott Adsit $429,600,000 1 $429,600,000
66 Scott Eastwood $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
67 Jai Courtney $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
68 Jay Hernandez $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
69 Karen Fukuhara $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
70 Joel Kinnaman $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
71 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
72 Margot Robbie $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
73 Adam Beach $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
74 Viola Davis $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
75 Ike Barinholtz $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
76 Jared Leto $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
77 Cara Delevingne $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
78 Chris Pine $404,449,407 1 $404,449,407
79 Ezra Miller $400,954,665 2 $200,477,333
80 Jason Momoa $400,954,665 2 $200,477,333
81 Ray Fisher $400,954,665 1 $400,954,665
82 Dafne Keen $389,300,000 1 $389,300,000
83 Jim Carrey $384,198,032 2 $192,099,016
84 Michael Shannon $376,954,000 1 $376,954,000
85 Tommy Lee Jones $346,413,303 2 $173,206,652
86 Michael Douglas $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
87 Corey Stoll $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
88 Bobby Cannavale $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
89 Paul Rudd $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
90 Michael Peña $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
91 Evangeline Lilly $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
92 Ioan Gruffudd $335,995,623 2 $167,997,812
93 Jessica Alba $335,995,623 2 $167,997,812
94 Mickey Rourke $308,723,058 1 $308,723,058
95 Noel Fisher $293,800,000 1 $293,800,000
96 Pete Ploszek $293,800,000 1 $293,800,000
97 Tohoru Masamune $293,800,000 1 $293,800,000
98 Alan Ritchson $293,800,000 1 $293,800,000
99 Jeremy Howard $293,800,000 1 $293,800,000
100 Jeff Bridges $266,567,421 1 $266,567,421

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

Robert Downey, Jr.: Georges Biard [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Chris Evans: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Scarlett Johansson: Foto: © JCS / , via Wikimedia Commons

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