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Box Office Star Records > International > Lifetime Acting > Top International Above the Line Stars

Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office


See also: Top International Leading Stars - Top International Supporting Stars - Top International Live Action Stars - Top Domestic Above the Line Stars - Top Worldwide Above the Line Stars - Top International Below the Line Stars - Top International Cameo Stars - Top International Stars

The figures in this chart represent the total amount of international revenue generated by all the movies a star has had an above-the-line role in over their lifetime.

Above-the-line credits are the names that appear one by one on the screen during the opening (or sometimes closing) credits for a film.

Roles in animated movies are included in the calculations in this chart.

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Andy Serkis
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 15 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens ($1,122,000,000 in 2015), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King ($763,557,436 in 2003), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ($714,000,000 in 2012), Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi ($697,942,520 in 2017), Black Panther ($647,011,776 in 2018), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers ($592,150,661 in 2002), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ($571,666,235 in 2001), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ($502,098,977 in 2014), War for the Planet of the Apes ($343,400,000 in 2017), King Kong ($332,437,332 in 2005)

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Alan Rickman
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 39 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($960,500,000 in 2011), Alice in Wonderland ($691,300,000 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($664,300,000 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($657,179,821 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($650,939,197 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($633,124,489 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($616,991,754 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($606,898,042 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($547,149,597 in 2004), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves ($225,006,092 in 1991)

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 15 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,283,000,000 in 2018), Furious 7 ($1,165,715,774 in 2015), The Fate of the Furious ($1,011,701,261 in 2017), Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($473,384,643 in 2017), Guardians of the Galaxy ($437,879,223 in 2014), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011), xXx: Return of Xander Cage ($300,216,520 in 2017), Saving Private Ryan ($268,700,000 in 1998), Fast & Furious ($208,000,000 in 2009)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Andy Serkis $6,981,679,756 20 $349,083,988
2 Alan Rickman $6,844,456,788 19 $360,234,568
3 Vin Diesel $6,710,583,594 23 $291,764,504
4 Emma Watson $6,424,643,206 16 $401,540,200
5 Samuel L. Jackson $6,352,933,395 64 $99,264,584
6 Johnny Depp $6,088,530,342 53 $114,877,931
7 Dwayne Johnson $6,064,793,346 26 $233,261,283
8 Robbie Coltrane $5,874,673,865 13 $451,897,990
9 Idris Elba $5,783,200,601 23 $251,443,504
10 Scarlett Johansson $5,741,821,258 31 $185,220,041
11 Michelle Rodriguez $5,737,359,414 19 $301,966,285
12 Daniel Radcliffe $5,706,621,702 18 $317,034,539
13 Robert Downey, Jr. $5,704,173,900 51 $111,846,547
14 Ralph Fiennes $5,622,836,331 25 $224,913,453
15 Orlando Bloom $5,529,556,573 18 $307,197,587
16 Cate Blanchett $5,495,835,293 32 $171,744,853
17 Rupert Grint $5,351,083,400 14 $382,220,243
18 Tom Cruise $5,267,981,894 38 $138,631,102
19 Zoe Saldana $5,248,230,763 29 $180,973,475
20 Morgan Freeman $5,247,548,731 49 $107,092,831
21 Ian McKellen $5,183,081,723 14 $370,220,123
22 Stanley Tucci $5,009,945,002 36 $139,165,139
23 Don Cheadle $5,004,706,299 19 $263,405,595
24 Hugo Weaving $4,947,006,212 20 $247,350,311
25 Helena Bonham Carter $4,904,527,411 35 $140,129,355
26 Gary Oldman $4,775,970,425 27 $176,887,794
27 Stellan Skarsgård $4,602,005,627 34 $135,353,107
28 Michael Gambon $4,553,579,283 13 $350,275,329
29 Harrison Ford $4,518,134,265 33 $136,913,160
30 Will Smith $4,499,028,692 29 $155,138,920
31 Tom Felton $4,401,261,858 15 $293,417,457
32 Paul Bettany $4,376,932,793 20 $218,846,640
33 Tom Hanks $4,347,471,948 51 $85,244,548
34 Julie Walters $4,296,726,464 15 $286,448,431
35 Brendan Gleeson $4,276,633,002 29 $147,470,104
36 Timothy Spall $4,263,626,025 22 $193,801,183
37 Leonardo DiCaprio $4,193,556,372 29 $144,605,392
38 Chris Hemsworth $4,189,471,927 19 $220,498,522
39 Tyrese Gibson $4,109,931,653 12 $342,494,304
40 Liam Neeson $4,092,536,952 39 $104,936,845
41 Cameron Diaz $4,032,210,069 27 $149,341,114
42 Maggie Smith $4,031,812,381 23 $175,296,190
43 Chris Evans $4,028,868,714 19 $212,045,722
44 Bradley Cooper $4,024,654,774 28 $143,737,671
45 Anthony Mackie $4,018,418,737 29 $138,566,163
46 Brad Pitt $4,009,755,813 42 $95,470,377
47 Chris Pratt $4,001,350,623 16 $250,084,414
48 Mark Ruffalo $3,957,888,609 24 $164,912,025
49 Hugh Jackman $3,903,587,162 31 $125,922,167
50 Christopher Lee $3,872,413,128 14 $276,600,938
51 Bruce Willis $3,838,622,596 43 $89,270,293
52 Woody Harrelson $3,780,616,683 37 $102,178,829
53 Michael Caine $3,631,242,406 28 $129,687,229
54 Matt Damon $3,624,262,350 38 $95,375,325
55 Steve Carell $3,601,939,961 27 $133,405,184
56 Kristen Wiig $3,568,220,650 23 $155,140,028
57 Ewan McGregor $3,463,410,381 30 $115,447,013
58 Jeremy Renner $3,443,668,508 17 $202,568,736
59 Owen Wilson $3,430,086,872 39 $87,950,945
60 David Thewlis $3,415,479,159 23 $148,499,094
61 John Cleese $3,402,492,187 15 $226,832,812
62 Simon Pegg $3,390,533,932 18 $188,362,996
63 Elizabeth Banks $3,339,309,336 35 $95,408,838
64 Emma Thompson $3,302,469,403 20 $165,123,470
65 Jason Statham $3,298,555,601 19 $173,608,190
66 Geoffrey Rush $3,290,385,317 17 $193,552,077
67 Ian Holm $3,276,005,633 11 $297,818,694
68 Bill Nighy $3,239,298,960 19 $170,489,419
69 Naomie Harris $3,232,750,875 12 $269,395,906
70 Jennifer Lawrence $3,228,431,716 21 $153,734,844
71 Anthony Daniels $3,225,861,395 6 $537,643,566
72 Warwick Davis $3,222,535,261 7 $460,362,180
73 Sigourney Weaver $3,214,628,931 22 $146,119,497
74 Sam Worthington $3,196,059,027 21 $152,193,287
75 Jason Isaacs $3,193,572,363 14 $228,112,312
76 Lupita Nyong'o $3,191,589,084 8 $398,948,636
77 Sebastian Stan $3,181,227,176 12 $265,102,265
78 J.K. Simmons $3,177,075,836 33 $96,275,025
79 Ben Stiller $3,154,782,685 29 $108,785,610
80 Kurt Russell $3,150,045,238 17 $185,296,779
81 John Ratzenberger $3,149,290,200 12 $262,440,850
82 Dave Bautista $3,107,451,178 14 $221,960,798
83 Mark Wahlberg $3,100,995,706 35 $88,599,877
84 Alan Tudyk $3,092,625,077 16 $193,289,067
85 Giovanni Ribisi $3,082,210,879 19 $162,221,625
86 Anne Hathaway $3,079,591,166 21 $146,647,198
87 Anthony Hopkins $3,066,378,802 30 $102,212,627
88 Judi Dench $3,062,568,146 19 $161,187,797
89 Benedict Cumberbatch $3,039,096,532 14 $217,078,324
90 Julie Andrews $3,032,077,551 11 $275,643,414
91 Elizabeth Olsen $3,012,983,493 16 $188,311,468
92 Tom Hiddleston $2,998,046,649 13 $230,618,973
93 Angelina Jolie Pitt $2,995,344,913 24 $124,806,038
94 Antonio Banderas $2,988,537,859 32 $93,391,808
95 Sean Bean $2,959,229,615 19 $155,748,927
96 Bernard Hill $2,956,669,159 4 $739,167,290
97 Gwyneth Paltrow $2,949,958,570 17 $173,526,975
98 John Leguizamo $2,949,291,141 28 $105,331,826
99 Daniel Craig $2,909,396,539 12 $242,449,712
100 Ben Kingsley $2,897,995,234 28 $103,499,830

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

Andy Serkis: By https://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore Gage Skidmore] [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Alan Rickman: By Marie-Lan Nguyen ([1]) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Vin Diesel: Andre Luis [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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