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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 ($546,009,289 in 2017), Iron Man 2 ($308,723,058 in 2010), Iron Man ($266,567,421 in 2008), Avengers: Infinity War ($0 in 2018)

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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), Avengers: Infinity War ($0 in 2018)

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Scarlett Johansson
Best known as a Lead Ensemble Member 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), Avengers: Infinity War ($0 in 2018)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Robert Downey, Jr. $4,518,332,768 8 $564,791,596
2 Chris Evans $3,396,762,155 7 $485,251,736
3 Scarlett Johansson $3,354,010,989 6 $559,001,832
4 Chris Hemsworth $3,087,544,347 6 $514,590,725
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 $2,381,007,977 4 $595,251,994
8 Tom Hiddleston $2,138,331,493 4 $534,582,873
9 Hugh Jackman $1,938,480,820 7 $276,925,831
10 Don Cheadle $1,860,343,204 4 $465,085,801
11 Elizabeth Olsen $1,694,433,000 3 $564,811,000
12 Tobey Maguire $1,397,916,112 3 $465,972,037
13 Sebastian Stan $1,393,790,348 4 $348,447,587
14 Chadwick Boseman $1,387,294,490 3 $462,431,497
15 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,381,690,479 3 $460,563,493
16 Gal Gadot $1,369,178,558 3 $456,392,853
17 Henry Cavill $1,341,683,151 3 $447,227,717
18 Christian Bale $1,258,374,208 3 $419,458,069
19 Idris Elba $1,242,131,493 3 $414,043,831
20 Anthony Hopkins $1,242,131,493 3 $414,043,831
21 James McAvoy $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
22 Michael Fassbender $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
23 Jennifer Lawrence $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
24 Patrick Stewart $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
25 Ian McKellen $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
26 Ben Affleck $1,044,968,151 3 $348,322,717
27 Andrew Garfield $1,002,002,007 2 $501,001,004
28 James Spader $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
29 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
30 Zoe Saldana $911,263,866 3 $303,754,622
31 Vin Diesel $911,263,866 3 $303,754,622
32 Chris Pratt $911,263,866 3 $303,754,622
33 Bradley Cooper $911,263,866 3 $303,754,622
34 Dave Bautista $911,263,866 3 $303,754,622
35 Will Smith $817,287,998 2 $408,643,999
36 Guy Pearce $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
37 Ben Kingsley $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
38 Michael B. Jordan $753,934,392 2 $376,967,196
39 Anthony Mackie $745,220,146 1 $745,220,146
40 Paul Bettany $745,220,146 2 $372,610,073
41 Natalie Portman $706,536,370 2 $353,268,185
42 Michael Keaton $649,999,945 2 $324,999,973
43 Letitia Wright $642,074,344 2 $321,037,172
44 Forest Whitaker $642,074,344 1 $642,074,344
45 Martin Freeman $642,074,344 1 $642,074,344
46 Daniel Kaluuya $642,074,344 1 $642,074,344
47 Andy Serkis $642,074,344 1 $642,074,344
48 Lupita Nyong'o $642,074,344 1 $642,074,344
49 Angela Bassett $642,074,344 1 $642,074,344
50 Danai Gurira $642,074,344 2 $321,037,172
51 Zendaya $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
52 Tom Holland $546,009,289 2 $273,004,645
53 Jon Favreau $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
54 Marisa Tomei $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
55 Ryan Reynolds $540,892,860 3 $180,297,620
56 Amy Adams $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
57 Tessa Thompson $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
58 Karl Urban $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
59 Cate Blanchett $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
60 Jeff Goldblum $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
61 Michael Rooker $473,384,643 1 $473,384,643
62 Karen Gillan $473,384,643 2 $236,692,322
63 Heath Ledger $468,275,260 1 $468,275,260
64 Robert Redford $454,654,931 1 $454,654,931
65 Mads Mikkelsen $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
66 Benedict Cumberbatch $444,900,000 2 $222,450,000
67 Tilda Swinton $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
68 Benedict Wong $444,900,000 2 $222,450,000
69 Rachel McAdams $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
70 Chiwetel Ejiofor $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
71 Christopher Eccleston $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
72 Jaimie Alexander $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
73 Scott Adsit $429,600,000 1 $429,600,000
74 Ryan Potter $429,600,000 1 $429,600,000
75 Jason Momoa $426,929,151 2 $213,464,576
76 Ezra Miller $426,929,151 2 $213,464,576
77 Ray Fisher $426,929,151 1 $426,929,151
78 Adam Beach $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
79 Viola Davis $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
80 Ike Barinholtz $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
81 Jared Leto $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
82 Cara Delevingne $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
83 Scott Eastwood $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
84 Jai Courtney $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
85 Jay Hernandez $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
86 Karen Fukuhara $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
87 Joel Kinnaman $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
88 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
89 Margot Robbie $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
90 Chris Pine $404,449,407 1 $404,449,407
91 Dafne Keen $389,300,000 1 $389,300,000
92 Jim Carrey $384,198,032 2 $192,099,016
93 Michael Shannon $376,954,000 1 $376,954,000
94 Tommy Lee Jones $346,413,303 2 $173,206,652
95 Evangeline Lilly $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
96 Michael Douglas $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
97 Corey Stoll $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
98 Bobby Cannavale $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
99 Paul Rudd $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
100 Michael Peña $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885

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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