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Top International Leading Stars for Musical Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Musical 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.

  1
Ewan McGregor
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Beauty and the Beast ($759,700,000 in 2017), Moulin Rouge ($121,823,316 in 2001)

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Amanda Seyfried
Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 28 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Mamma Mia! ($471,618,814 in 2008), Les Miserables ($293,359,282 in 2012)

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Josh Gad
Best known as a Lead Ensemble Member Actor based on credits in that role in 7 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Beauty and the Beast ($759,700,000 in 2017)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Ewan McGregor $881,523,316 2 $440,761,658
2 Amanda Seyfried $764,978,096 2 $382,489,048
3 Josh Gad $759,700,000 1 $759,700,000
4 Stanley Tucci $759,700,000 1 $759,700,000
5 Emma Watson $759,700,000 1 $759,700,000
6 Kevin Kline $759,700,000 1 $759,700,000
7 Gugu Mbatha-Raw $759,700,000 1 $759,700,000
8 Dan Stevens $759,700,000 1 $759,700,000
9 Emma Thompson $759,700,000 1 $759,700,000
10 Ian McKellen $759,700,000 1 $759,700,000
11 Luke Evans $759,700,000 1 $759,700,000
12 Audra McDonald $759,700,000 2 $379,850,000
13 Meryl Streep $547,118,814 2 $273,559,407
14 Pierce Brosnan $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
15 Julie Walters $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
16 Colin Firth $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
17 Dominic Cooper $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
18 Stellan Skarsgård $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
19 Christine Baranski $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
20 Helena Bonham Carter $393,791,053 2 $196,895,527
21 John Travolta $352,063,723 3 $117,354,574
22 Anne Hathaway $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
23 Hugh Jackman $293,359,282 2 $146,679,641
24 Sacha Baron Cohen $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
25 Russell Crowe $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
26 Ryan Gosling $280,612,874 1 $280,612,874
27 Emma Stone $280,612,874 1 $280,612,874
28 Paige O'Hara $232,378,217 1 $232,378,217
29 Robby Benson $232,378,217 1 $232,378,217
30 Olivia Newton-John $205,700,000 1 $205,700,000
31 Ilene Woods $178,591,415 1 $178,591,415
32 Catherine Zeta-Jones $158,596,346 2 $79,298,173
33 Nicole Kidman $155,655,209 2 $77,827,605
34 Richard Gere $136,083,027 1 $136,083,027
35 Renée Zellweger $136,083,027 1 $136,083,027
36 Julie Andrews $123,000,000 3 $41,000,000
37 Jamie Foxx $106,272,002 2 $53,136,001
38 Emmy Rossum $102,748,318 1 $102,748,318
39 Gerard Butler $102,748,318 1 $102,748,318
40 Madonna $101,900,000 1 $101,900,000
41 Johnny Depp $100,431,771 1 $100,431,771
42 Meg Ryan $81,397,881 1 $81,397,881
43 Quvenzhané Wallis $53,929,263 1 $53,929,263
44 Beyonce Knowles $52,342,739 1 $52,342,739
45 Daniel Day-Lewis $33,831,893 1 $33,831,893
46 Penélope Cruz $33,831,893 1 $33,831,893
47 Kate Hudson $33,831,893 1 $33,831,893
48 Marion Cotillard $33,831,893 1 $33,831,893
49 Stacy Ferguson $33,831,893 1 $33,831,893
50 Judi Dench $33,831,893 1 $33,831,893
51 Drew Barrymore $24,874,153 1 $24,874,153
52 Jessica Mauboy $24,643,135 2 $12,321,568
53 Mary J. Blige $22,780,266 2 $11,390,133
54 Alec Baldwin $22,513,319 1 $22,513,319
55 Julianne Hough $22,513,319 1 $22,513,319
56 Diego Boneta $22,513,319 1 $22,513,319
57 Tom Cruise $22,513,319 2 $11,256,660
58 Russell Brand $22,513,319 1 $22,513,319
59 Malin Akerman $22,513,319 1 $22,513,319
60 Paul Giamatti $22,513,319 1 $22,513,319
61 Elle Fanning $20,270,557 1 $20,270,557
62 Deborah Mailman $17,944,173 1 $17,944,173
63 Shari Sebbens $17,944,173 1 $17,944,173
64 Miranda Tapsell $17,944,173 1 $17,944,173
65 Chris O'Dowd $17,944,173 1 $17,944,173
66 Priyanka Chopra $13,097,631 2 $6,548,816
67 Abhishek Bachchan $13,097,631 1 $13,097,631
68 John Abraham $13,097,631 1 $13,097,631
69 Kenny Wormald $11,187,092 1 $11,187,092
70 Prabhu Deva $9,915,136 1 $9,915,136
71 Ferdia Walsh-Peelo $9,873,447 1 $9,873,447
72 Jack Reynor $9,873,447 1 $9,873,447
73 Lucy Boynton $9,873,447 1 $9,873,447
74 Kelly Thornton $9,873,447 1 $9,873,447
75 Aidan Gillen $9,873,447 1 $9,873,447
76 Maria Doyle Kennedy $9,873,447 1 $9,873,447
77 Missy Higgins $6,698,962 1 $6,698,962
78 Rocky McKenzie $6,698,962 1 $6,698,962
79 Tom Budge $6,698,962 1 $6,698,962
80 Magda Szubanski $6,698,962 1 $6,698,962
81 Ernie Dingo $6,698,962 1 $6,698,962
82 Geoffrey Rush $6,698,962 1 $6,698,962
83 Jim Sturgess $5,023,470 1 $5,023,470
84 Evan Rachel Wood $5,023,470 1 $5,023,470
85 Christian Bale $3,259,856 2 $1,629,928
86 Bebe Daniels $843,000 1 $843,000
87 Warner Baxter $843,000 1 $843,000
88 Eason Chan $800,368 1 $800,368
89 Tien Hsin $800,368 1 $800,368
90 Chow Yun-Fat $800,368 1 $800,368
91 Lang Yueting $800,368 1 $800,368
92 Wang Ziyi $800,368 1 $800,368
93 Tang Wei $800,368 1 $800,368
94 Sylvia Chang $800,368 1 $800,368
95 Timmy Hung $800,368 1 $800,368
96 Jeremy Jordan $418,452 3 $139,484
97 Nasir Jones $266,947 1 $266,947
98 Angela Bassett $266,947 1 $266,947
99 Jennifer Hudson $266,947 1 $266,947
100 Tyrese Gibson $266,947 1 $266,947

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

Amanda Seyfried: By Courtney [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Josh Gad: By Voice Chasers [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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