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Box Office Star Records > International > Genres > International Leading Romantic Comedy Stars

Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Romantic Comedy 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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Julia Roberts
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 26 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Pretty Woman ($254,239,604 in 1990), Notting Hill ($247,638,548 in 1999), Runaway Bride ($157,880,669 in 1999), Valentine's Day ($107,083,674 in 2010), America's Sweethearts ($67,040,820 in 2001), I Love Trouble ($31,141,073 in 1994), Larry Crowne ($25,840,890 in 2011), Mother’s Day ($19,887,154 in 2016)

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Hugh Grant
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 32 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Notting Hill ($247,638,548 in 1999), Love Actually ($189,301,966 in 2003), Two Weeks Notice ($105,688,391 in 2002), Music and Lyrics ($95,624,296 in 2007), Did You Hear About the Morgans? ($50,900,479 in 2009), The Rewrite ($149,696 in 2015)

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Renée Zellweger
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason ($223,691,531 in 2004), Bridget Jones's Diary ($210,026,602 in 2001), Bridget Jones’s Baby ($179,415,762 in 2016), Down with Love ($15,151,698 in 2003), The Bachelor ($15,151,377 in 1999), New in Town ($13,203,626 in 2009), Leatherheads ($9,974,690 in 2008)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Julia Roberts $910,752,432 8 $113,844,054
2 Hugh Grant $689,303,376 6 $114,883,896
3 Renée Zellweger $666,615,286 7 $95,230,755
4 Cameron Diaz $559,537,683 5 $111,907,537
5 Chao Deng $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
6 Lin Yun $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
7 Show Luo $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
8 Zhang Yuqi $548,969,022 1 $548,969,022
9 Patrick Dempsey $499,176,700 5 $99,835,340
10 Richard Gere $482,061,523 4 $120,515,381
11 Jennifer Aniston $465,489,020 10 $46,548,902
12 Katherine Heigl $441,752,445 7 $63,107,492
13 Ashton Kutcher $416,213,229 5 $83,242,646
14 Colin Firth $413,378,338 5 $82,675,668
15 Drew Barrymore $408,867,488 7 $58,409,641
16 Sandra Bullock $404,704,433 7 $57,814,919
17 Ben Stiller $380,781,248 6 $63,463,541
18 Jack Nicholson $327,049,469 3 $109,016,490
19 Adam Sandler $312,290,341 4 $78,072,585
20 Gerard Butler $301,907,532 4 $75,476,883
21 Susan Sarandon $299,493,887 3 $99,831,296
22 James Marsden $296,116,415 2 $148,058,208
23 Will Smith $294,200,000 2 $147,100,000
24 Jennifer Lopez $250,593,439 7 $35,799,063
25 Catherine Zeta-Jones $235,353,765 5 $47,070,753
26 Jessica Biel $231,972,626 4 $57,993,157
27 Meryl Streep $226,128,653 3 $75,376,218
28 Amy Adams $219,377,264 2 $109,688,632
29 Bradley Cooper $200,448,034 3 $66,816,011
30 Hector Elizondo $199,389,309 2 $99,694,655
31 Bill Nighy $198,032,870 2 $99,016,435
32 Helen Hunt $194,727,203 2 $97,363,602
33 Hilary Swank $194,379,505 2 $97,189,753
34 Mel Gibson $191,300,000 1 $191,300,000
35 Keira Knightley $191,124,064 2 $95,562,032
36 Alan Rickman $189,301,966 1 $189,301,966
37 Martine McCutcheon $189,301,966 1 $189,301,966
38 Liam Neeson $189,301,966 1 $189,301,966
39 Emma Thompson $189,301,966 1 $189,301,966
40 Rowan Atkinson $189,301,966 1 $189,301,966
41 Laura Linney $189,301,966 1 $189,301,966
42 Meg Ryan $187,420,274 7 $26,774,325
43 Reese Witherspoon $184,315,053 4 $46,078,763
44 Sarah Jessica Parker $182,893,823 3 $60,964,608
45 Joseph Fiennes $179,182,206 1 $179,182,206
46 Gwyneth Paltrow $179,182,206 3 $59,727,402
47 Ryan Reynolds $174,127,903 2 $87,063,952
48 Diane Keaton $172,258,941 3 $57,419,647
49 Alec Baldwin $169,521,032 2 $84,760,516
50 Anne Hathaway $154,722,639 3 $51,574,213
51 Josh Duhamel $144,818,791 2 $72,409,396
52 Amanda Peet $142,646,700 2 $71,323,350
53 Keanu Reeves $142,000,000 2 $71,000,000
54 Kate Winslet $141,910,324 1 $141,910,324
55 Jack Black $141,910,324 2 $70,955,162
56 Jude Law $141,910,324 1 $141,910,324
57 Tong Liya $135,984,017 1 $135,984,017
58 Ia Ying Yei $135,984,017 1 $135,984,017
59 Topher Grace $133,690,297 2 $66,845,149
60 Scarlett Johansson $133,468,424 3 $44,489,475
61 John Corbett $133,451,826 2 $66,725,913
62 Nia Vardalos $133,451,826 2 $66,725,913
63 Ben Affleck $132,287,045 4 $33,071,761
64 Jessica Alba $131,699,608 3 $43,899,869
65 Tom Hanks $127,059,332 2 $63,529,666
66 Owen Wilson $125,191,723 2 $62,595,862
67 Harrison Ford $124,102,387 2 $62,051,194
68 Tom Cruise $120,047,408 1 $120,047,408
69 Zac Efron $119,305,635 2 $59,652,818
70 Robert De Niro $118,912,258 2 $59,456,129
71 Ginnifer Goodwin $113,137,631 2 $56,568,816
72 Shirley MacLaine $113,083,674 2 $56,541,837
73 Justin Long $112,899,695 4 $28,224,924
74 John Cusack $108,773,257 3 $36,257,752
75 Jamie Foxx $107,363,609 2 $53,681,805
76 Kathy Bates $107,083,674 2 $53,541,837
77 Bryce Robinson $107,083,674 1 $107,083,674
78 Eric Dane $107,083,674 1 $107,083,674
79 Taylor Swift $107,083,674 1 $107,083,674
80 Taylor Lautner $107,083,674 1 $107,083,674
81 Carter Jenkins $107,083,674 2 $53,541,837
82 Jennifer Garner $107,083,674 1 $107,083,674
83 George Lopez $107,083,674 1 $107,083,674
84 Queen Latifah $107,083,674 1 $107,083,674
85 Margot Robbie $105,200,000 1 $105,200,000
86 Chris Pine $102,213,766 1 $102,213,766
87 Tom Hardy $102,213,766 1 $102,213,766
88 Bill Pullman $101,000,000 3 $33,666,667
89 George Clooney $95,974,690 3 $31,991,563
90 Xiao Yang $95,276,515 1 $95,276,515
91 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $92,305,635 1 $92,305,635
92 Sofia Vergara $92,305,635 1 $92,305,635
93 Michelle Pfeiffer $92,305,635 3 $30,768,545
94 Seth Meyers $92,305,635 1 $92,305,635
95 Lea Michele $92,305,635 1 $92,305,635
96 Halle Berry $92,305,635 2 $46,152,818
97 Til Schweiger $92,305,635 1 $92,305,635
98 Abigail Breslin $92,305,635 1 $92,305,635
99 Jon Bon Jovi $92,305,635 1 $92,305,635
100 Michelle Monaghan $91,827,823 2 $45,913,912

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

Julia Roberts: By David Shankbone (Own work) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Renée Zellweger: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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