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Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Horror Stars - International Leading Adventure Stars - International Leading Action Stars - International Leading Comedy 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 37 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 4 films.
Top films contributed to this record: It ($369,977,480 in 2017), It: Chapter 2 ($0 in 2019)

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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 ($369,977,480 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 $369,977,480 2 $184,988,740
3 Jaeden Lieberher $369,977,480 1 $369,977,480
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 $262,734,298 4 $65,683,575
9 Emily Blunt $219,704,517 3 $73,234,839
10 Robert Shaw $210,700,000 1 $210,700,000
11 Richard Dreyfuss $210,700,000 1 $210,700,000
12 Madison Wolfe $208,975,118 2 $104,487,559
13 Frances O'Connor $208,800,000 1 $208,800,000
14 Patrick Wilson $208,800,000 1 $208,800,000
15 Miranda Otto $203,400,000 1 $203,400,000
16 Anthony LaPaglia $203,400,000 1 $203,400,000
17 Talitha Bateman $203,400,000 1 $203,400,000
18 Stephanie Sigman $203,400,000 1 $203,400,000
19 Max von Sydow $197,867,132 1 $197,867,132
20 Katie Featherston $179,023,349 2 $89,511,675
21 Micah Sloat $179,023,349 2 $89,511,675
22 Michael Fassbender $168,887,052 2 $84,443,526
23 Katherine Waterston $164,600,000 1 $164,600,000
24 James McAvoy $140,308,399 1 $140,308,399
25 Naomi Watts $139,464,288 2 $69,732,144
26 John Krasinski $139,260,043 1 $139,260,043
27 Gary Oldman $133,339,902 1 $133,339,902
28 Neve Campbell $127,808,662 2 $63,904,331
29 Sigourney Weaver $122,700,000 2 $61,350,000
30 Tom Skerritt $122,700,000 1 $122,700,000
31 Jessica Chastain $120,843,661 2 $60,421,831
32 Tom Cruise $118,300,000 1 $118,300,000
33 Rose Byrne $113,928,866 2 $56,964,433
34 Jane Levy $113,368,274 2 $56,684,137
35 Nicolas D'Agosto $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
36 David Koechner $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
37 P.J. Byrne $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
38 Emma Bell $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
39 Courtney B. Vance $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
40 Tony Todd $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
41 Miles Fisher $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
42 Jacqueline MacInnes Wood $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
43 Arlen Escarpeta $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
44 Ellen Wroe $112,423,522 1 $112,423,522
45 Nicole Kidman $111,242,369 1 $111,242,369
46 Joshua Leonard $107,760,901 1 $107,760,901
47 Heather Donahue $107,760,901 1 $107,760,901
48 Michael C. Williams $107,760,901 1 $107,760,901
49 Christina Ricci $106,000,000 1 $106,000,000
50 Johnny Depp $106,000,000 1 $106,000,000
51 Benjamin Walker $99,970,591 1 $99,970,591
52 Lin Shaye $99,508,816 3 $33,169,605
53 Chloe Cserngey $98,024,579 1 $98,024,579
54 Jessica Tyler Brown $98,024,579 1 $98,024,579
55 Yoo Gong $96,328,335 1 $96,328,335
56 Sanaa Lathan $92,262,423 1 $92,262,423
57 Kenneth Branagh $90,000,000 1 $90,000,000
58 Robert De Niro $90,000,000 2 $45,000,000
59 Catherine Zeta-Jones $89,000,000 1 $89,000,000
60 Liam Neeson $89,000,000 1 $89,000,000
61 Kathryn Newton $86,719,185 1 $86,719,185
62 Halle Berry $81,896,744 1 $81,896,744
63 Gabriel Bateman $81,600,000 1 $81,600,000
64 Billy Burke $81,600,000 1 $81,600,000
65 Maria Bello $81,600,000 1 $81,600,000
66 Teresa Palmer $81,600,000 1 $81,600,000
67 Benicio del Toro $80,444,474 1 $80,444,474
68 Daniel Kaluuya $79,168,392 1 $79,168,392
69 Allison Williams $79,168,392 1 $79,168,392
70 Odeya Rush $78,835,866 1 $78,835,866
71 Jack Black $78,835,866 2 $39,417,933
72 Dylan Minette $78,835,866 1 $78,835,866
73 Sarah Michelle Gellar $76,921,753 1 $76,921,753
74 Samuel L. Jackson $72,377,742 2 $36,188,871
75 Belen Rueda $72,091,046 1 $72,091,046
76 Jennifer Lopez $71,400,000 1 $71,400,000
77 Ice Cube $71,400,000 1 $71,400,000
78 Stephen Lang $69,829,774 1 $69,829,774
79 Daniel Zovatto $69,829,774 1 $69,829,774
80 Dylan Minnette $69,829,774 1 $69,829,774
81 Charles Aitken $69,283,427 1 $69,283,427
82 Jessica Rothe $69,283,427 1 $69,283,427
83 Israel Broussard $69,283,427 1 $69,283,427
84 Laura Clifton $69,283,427 1 $69,283,427
85 Ruby Modine $69,283,427 1 $69,283,427
86 Stefanie Scott $68,459,886 1 $68,459,886
87 Michelle Rodriguez $65,556,296 2 $32,778,148
88 Matt Passmore $64,577,498 1 $64,577,498
89 Laura Vandervoort $64,577,498 1 $64,577,498
90 Callum Keith Rennie $64,577,498 1 $64,577,498
91 Cle Bennett $64,577,498 1 $64,577,498
92 Hannah Emily Anderson $64,577,498 1 $64,577,498
93 Ivy George $59,799,429 1 $59,799,429
94 John Cusack $59,277,742 1 $59,277,742
95 Eric Bana $57,379,496 1 $57,379,496
96 Edgar Ramirez $57,379,496 1 $57,379,496
97 Matilda Lutz $55,198,442 1 $55,198,442
98 Paul Bettany $55,017,400 2 $27,508,700
99 Andrew Jacobs $54,788,743 1 $54,788,743
100 Jackie Earle Haley $54,654,610 1 $54,654,610

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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