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Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Horror Stars - International Leading Adventure Stars - International Leading Comedy Stars - International Leading Action Stars - International Leading Drama Stars - International Leading Thriller/Suspense Stars - International Leading Romantic Comedy Stars - International Leading Musical Stars - Worldwide Leading Horror Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Horror 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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Vera Farmiga
Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist ($208,800,000 in 2016), The Conjuring ($180,600,000 in 2013)

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Bill Skarsgård
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films.
Top films contributed to this record: It ($368,200,000 in 2017)

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Jaeden Lieberher
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films.
Top films contributed to this record: It ($368,200,000 in 2017)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Vera Farmiga $389,400,000 2 $194,700,000
2 Bill Skarsgård $368,200,000 1 $368,200,000
3 Jaeden Lieberher $368,200,000 1 $368,200,000
4 Anthony Hopkins $329,548,842 3 $109,849,614
5 Will Smith $329,139,674 1 $329,139,674
6 Roy Scheider $316,678,000 2 $158,339,000
7 Milla Jovovich $299,413,316 2 $149,706,658
8 Tobin Bell $261,004,865 4 $65,251,216
9 Richard Dreyfuss $210,700,000 1 $210,700,000
10 Robert Shaw $210,700,000 1 $210,700,000
11 Madison Wolfe $208,800,000 1 $208,800,000
12 Frances O'Connor $208,800,000 1 $208,800,000
13 Patrick Wilson $208,800,000 1 $208,800,000
14 Talitha Bateman $203,400,000 1 $203,400,000
15 Stephanie Sigman $203,400,000 1 $203,400,000
16 Miranda Otto $203,400,000 1 $203,400,000
17 Anthony LaPaglia $203,400,000 1 $203,400,000
18 Max von Sydow $197,867,132 1 $197,867,132
19 Micah Sloat $179,023,349 2 $89,511,675
20 Katie Featherston $179,023,349 2 $89,511,675
21 Michael Fassbender $168,887,052 2 $84,443,526
22 Katherine Waterston $164,600,000 1 $164,600,000
23 James McAvoy $140,162,993 1 $140,162,993
24 Naomi Watts $139,464,288 2 $69,732,144
25 Gary Oldman $133,339,902 1 $133,339,902
26 Neve Campbell $127,808,662 2 $63,904,331
27 Sigourney Weaver $122,700,000 2 $61,350,000
28 Tom Skerritt $122,700,000 1 $122,700,000
29 Jessica Chastain $120,843,661 2 $60,421,831
30 Tom Cruise $118,300,000 1 $118,300,000
31 Rose Byrne $113,928,866 2 $56,964,433
32 Jane Levy $113,368,274 2 $56,684,137
33 P.J. Byrne $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
34 Emma Bell $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
35 Courtney B. Vance $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
36 Tony Todd $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
37 Miles Fisher $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
38 Jacqueline MacInnes Wood $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
39 Arlen Escarpeta $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
40 Ellen Wroe $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
41 Nicolas D'Agosto $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
42 David Koechner $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
43 Nicole Kidman $111,242,369 1 $111,242,369
44 Joshua Leonard $107,760,901 1 $107,760,901
45 Heather Donahue $107,760,901 1 $107,760,901
46 Michael C. Williams $107,760,901 1 $107,760,901
47 Christina Ricci $106,000,000 1 $106,000,000
48 Johnny Depp $106,000,000 1 $106,000,000
49 Benjamin Walker $99,970,591 1 $99,970,591
50 Chloe Cserngey $98,024,579 1 $98,024,579
51 Jessica Tyler Brown $98,024,579 1 $98,024,579
52 Yoo Gong $96,328,335 1 $96,328,335
53 Sanaa Lathan $92,262,423 1 $92,262,423
54 Robert De Niro $90,000,000 2 $45,000,000
55 Kenneth Branagh $90,000,000 1 $90,000,000
56 Liam Neeson $89,000,000 1 $89,000,000
57 Catherine Zeta-Jones $89,000,000 1 $89,000,000
58 Kathryn Newton $86,719,185 1 $86,719,185
59 Halle Berry $81,896,744 1 $81,896,744
60 Gabriel Bateman $81,600,000 1 $81,600,000
61 Billy Burke $81,600,000 1 $81,600,000
62 Maria Bello $81,600,000 1 $81,600,000
63 Teresa Palmer $81,600,000 1 $81,600,000
64 Emily Blunt $80,444,474 3 $26,814,825
65 Benicio del Toro $80,444,474 1 $80,444,474
66 Jack Black $78,835,866 1 $78,835,866
67 Dylan Minette $78,835,866 1 $78,835,866
68 Odeya Rush $78,835,866 1 $78,835,866
69 Allison Williams $78,265,969 1 $78,265,969
70 Daniel Kaluuya $78,265,969 1 $78,265,969
71 Sarah Michelle Gellar $76,921,753 1 $76,921,753
72 Samuel L. Jackson $72,377,742 2 $36,188,871
73 Belen Rueda $72,091,046 1 $72,091,046
74 Jennifer Lopez $71,400,000 1 $71,400,000
75 Ice Cube $71,400,000 1 $71,400,000
76 Daniel Zovatto $69,829,774 1 $69,829,774
77 Dylan Minnette $69,829,774 1 $69,829,774
78 Stephen Lang $69,829,774 1 $69,829,774
79 Stefanie Scott $68,459,886 1 $68,459,886
80 Michelle Rodriguez $65,556,296 2 $32,778,148
81 Hannah Emily Anderson $62,848,065 1 $62,848,065
82 Matt Passmore $62,848,065 1 $62,848,065
83 Laura Vandervoort $62,848,065 1 $62,848,065
84 Callum Keith Rennie $62,848,065 1 $62,848,065
85 Cle Bennett $62,848,065 1 $62,848,065
86 Ivy George $59,799,429 1 $59,799,429
87 John Cusack $59,277,742 1 $59,277,742
88 Edgar Ramirez $57,379,496 1 $57,379,496
89 Eric Bana $57,379,496 1 $57,379,496
90 Matilda Lutz $55,198,442 1 $55,198,442
91 Paul Bettany $55,017,400 2 $27,508,700
92 Andrew Jacobs $54,788,743 1 $54,788,743
93 Jackie Earle Haley $54,654,610 1 $54,654,610
94 Jaime King $51,290,050 1 $51,290,050
95 Jensen Ackles $51,290,050 1 $51,290,050
96 Scott H. Reiniger $49,900,000 1 $49,900,000
97 Gaylen Ross $49,900,000 1 $49,900,000
98 David Emge $49,900,000 1 $49,900,000
99 Ken Foree $49,900,000 1 $49,900,000
100 Alison Lohman $49,287,862 1 $49,287,862

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

Bill Skarsgård: Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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