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Top International Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies


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

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 30 films, with $2,460,365,900 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #78)
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,346,018,308 in 2018), 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 ($546,009,289 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 12 films, with $865,799,378 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #247)
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,346,018,308 in 2018), 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 Lead Ensemble Member Actress based on credits in that role in 13 films, with $9,354,629,222 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1)
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,346,018,308 in 2018), 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. $5,864,351,076 8 $733,043,885
2 Chris Evans $4,742,780,463 7 $677,540,066
3 Scarlett Johansson $4,700,029,297 6 $783,338,216
4 Chris Hemsworth $4,433,559,526 6 $738,926,588
5 Mark Ruffalo $3,727,023,156 4 $931,755,789
6 Don Cheadle $3,206,361,512 4 $801,590,378
7 Elizabeth Olsen $3,040,451,308 3 $1,013,483,769
8 Sebastian Stan $2,739,808,656 4 $684,952,164
9 Chadwick Boseman $2,738,250,147 3 $912,750,049
10 Jeremy Renner $2,590,633,000 3 $863,544,333
11 Samuel L. Jackson $2,453,167,785 4 $613,291,946
12 Bradley Cooper $2,256,974,144 3 $752,324,715
13 Dave Bautista $2,256,974,144 3 $752,324,715
14 Zoe Saldana $2,256,974,144 3 $752,324,715
15 Vin Diesel $2,256,974,144 4 $564,243,536
16 Chris Pratt $2,256,974,144 3 $752,324,715
17 Tom Hiddleston $2,138,328,364 4 $534,582,091
18 Paul Bettany $2,091,238,454 2 $1,045,619,227
19 Danai Gurira $1,993,030,001 2 $996,515,001
20 Letitia Wright $1,993,030,001 2 $996,515,001
21 Hugh Jackman $1,938,380,717 7 $276,911,531
22 Tom Holland $1,892,027,597 2 $946,013,799
23 Karen Gillan $1,819,094,921 2 $909,547,461
24 Pom Klementieff $1,819,094,921 2 $909,547,461
25 Benedict Cumberbatch $1,790,918,308 2 $895,459,154
26 Benedict Wong $1,790,918,308 2 $895,459,154
27 Josh Brolin $1,739,658,353 2 $869,829,177
28 Tobey Maguire $1,397,916,112 3 $465,972,037
29 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,381,690,479 3 $460,563,493
30 Gal Gadot $1,369,178,558 4 $342,294,640
31 Henry Cavill $1,341,683,151 3 $447,227,717
32 Christian Bale $1,258,374,208 3 $419,458,069
33 Anthony Hopkins $1,242,128,364 3 $414,042,788
34 Idris Elba $1,242,128,364 3 $414,042,788
35 Jennifer Lawrence $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
36 James McAvoy $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
37 Michael Fassbender $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
38 Ian McKellen $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
39 Patrick Stewart $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
40 Ben Affleck $1,044,968,151 3 $348,322,717
41 Andrew Garfield $1,002,002,007 2 $501,001,004
42 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
43 James Spader $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
44 Ryan Reynolds $934,532,905 3 $311,510,968
45 Will Smith $817,287,998 3 $272,429,333
46 Guy Pearce $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
47 Ben Kingsley $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
48 Michael B. Jordan $758,871,741 2 $379,435,871
49 Anthony Mackie $745,220,146 1 $745,220,146
50 Natalie Portman $706,536,370 2 $353,268,185
51 Michael Keaton $649,999,945 2 $324,999,973
52 Angela Bassett $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
53 Forest Whitaker $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
54 Martin Freeman $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
55 Daniel Kaluuya $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
56 Andy Serkis $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
57 Lupita Nyong'o $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
58 Jon Favreau $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
59 Marisa Tomei $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
60 Zendaya $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
61 Amy Adams $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
62 Cate Blanchett $535,591,994 1 $535,591,994
63 Jeff Goldblum $535,591,994 1 $535,591,994
64 Tessa Thompson $535,591,994 1 $535,591,994
65 Karl Urban $535,591,994 1 $535,591,994
66 Kurt Russell $492,246,518 2 $246,123,259
67 Michael Rooker $473,076,613 1 $473,076,613
68 Elizabeth Debicki $473,076,613 1 $473,076,613
69 Heath Ledger $468,275,260 1 $468,275,260
70 Robert Redford $454,654,931 1 $454,654,931
71 Rachel McAdams $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
72 Chiwetel Ejiofor $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
73 Mads Mikkelsen $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
74 Tilda Swinton $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
75 Christopher Eccleston $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
76 Jaimie Alexander $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
77 Ryan Potter $429,600,000 1 $429,600,000
78 Scott Adsit $429,600,000 1 $429,600,000
79 Jason Momoa $426,929,151 2 $213,464,576
80 Ray Fisher $426,929,151 2 $213,464,576
81 Ezra Miller $426,929,151 2 $213,464,576
82 Scott Eastwood $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
83 Jai Courtney $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
84 Jay Hernandez $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
85 Karen Fukuhara $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
86 Joel Kinnaman $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
87 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
88 Margot Robbie $421,000,000 2 $210,500,000
89 Adam Beach $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
90 Viola Davis $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
91 Ike Barinholtz $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
92 Jared Leto $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
93 Cara Delevingne $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
94 Chris Pine $404,449,407 1 $404,449,407
95 Leslie Uggams $393,640,045 1 $393,640,045
96 Karan Soni $393,640,045 1 $393,640,045
97 Brianna Hildebrand $393,640,045 1 $393,640,045
98 Morena Baccarin $393,640,045 1 $393,640,045
99 Stefan Kapicic $393,640,045 1 $393,640,045
100 T.J. Miller $393,640,045 1 $393,640,045

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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