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Top International Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Animation/Live Action Stars - International Leading Live Action Stars - International Leading Digital Animation Stars - International Leading Hand Animation Stars - International Leading Stop-Motion Animation Stars - International Leading Rotoscoping Stars - International Leading Multiple Production Methods Stars - Worldwide Leading Animation/Live Action Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Animation/Live Action 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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Emma Watson
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($960,500,000 in 2011), Beauty and the Beast ($757,125,465 in 2017), 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)

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Daniel Radcliffe
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($960,500,000 in 2011), 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)

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Rupert Grint
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($960,500,000 in 2011), 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)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Emma Watson $6,094,208,365 9 $677,134,263
2 Daniel Radcliffe $5,337,082,900 8 $667,135,363
3 Rupert Grint $5,337,082,900 8 $667,135,363
4 Robert Downey, Jr. $3,994,483,316 5 $798,896,663
5 Zoe Saldana $3,796,387,339 5 $759,277,468
6 Scarlett Johansson $3,787,901,735 4 $946,975,434
7 Mark Ruffalo $3,188,083,316 3 $1,062,694,439
8 Chris Evans $3,188,083,316 3 $1,062,694,439
9 Chris Hemsworth $3,188,083,316 3 $1,062,694,439
10 Ian McKellen $2,684,499,797 4 $671,124,949
11 Ralph Fiennes $2,497,339,197 4 $624,334,799
12 Elizabeth Olsen $2,291,883,316 2 $1,145,941,658
13 Ewan McGregor $2,256,872,640 6 $376,145,440
14 Sam Worthington $2,237,437,654 4 $559,359,414
15 Don Cheadle $2,149,070,462 2 $1,074,535,231
16 Samuel L. Jackson $2,054,812,854 3 $684,937,618
17 Viggo Mortensen $1,927,374,332 3 $642,458,111
18 Jeremy Renner $1,845,412,854 2 $922,706,427
19 Josh Brolin $1,817,863,093 2 $908,931,547
20 Liam Neeson $1,792,448,413 5 $358,489,683
21 Chris Pratt $1,780,549,685 2 $890,274,843
22 Dave Bautista $1,780,549,685 2 $890,274,843
23 Vin Diesel $1,780,549,685 2 $890,274,843
24 Bradley Cooper $1,780,549,685 2 $890,274,843
25 Shia LaBeouf $1,594,834,228 3 $531,611,409
26 Ben Kingsley $1,512,401,696 3 $504,133,899
27 Martin Freeman $1,467,727,102 3 $489,242,367
28 Natalie Portman $1,367,247,175 3 $455,749,058
29 Alan Rickman $1,348,479,821 2 $674,239,911
30 Benedict Cumberbatch $1,342,670,462 1 $1,342,670,462
31 Tom Holland $1,342,670,462 1 $1,342,670,462
32 Benedict Wong $1,342,670,462 1 $1,342,670,462
33 Danai Gurira $1,342,670,462 1 $1,342,670,462
34 Karen Gillan $1,342,670,462 1 $1,342,670,462
35 Chadwick Boseman $1,342,670,462 1 $1,342,670,462
36 Sebastian Stan $1,342,670,462 1 $1,342,670,462
37 Pom Klementieff $1,342,670,462 1 $1,342,670,462
38 Paul Bettany $1,342,670,462 2 $671,335,231
39 Letitia Wright $1,342,670,462 1 $1,342,670,462
40 Andy Serkis $1,177,248,414 3 $392,416,138
41 Elijah Wood $1,163,816,896 2 $581,908,448
42 John Boyega $1,122,000,000 1 $1,122,000,000
43 Adam Driver $1,122,000,000 1 $1,122,000,000
44 Daisy Ridley $1,122,000,000 1 $1,122,000,000
45 Georgie Henley $1,018,348,413 3 $339,449,471
46 Skandar Keynes $1,018,348,413 3 $339,449,471
47 Megan Fox $987,006,475 3 $329,002,158
48 Ben Mendelsohn $960,414,438 2 $480,207,219
49 James Spader $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
50 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
51 Will Smith $930,370,193 3 $310,123,398
52 Josh Gad $922,504,180 2 $461,252,090
53 Tom Hiddleston $896,200,000 1 $896,200,000
54 Johnny Depp $891,191,706 2 $445,595,853
55 Bill Murray $852,103,902 3 $284,034,634
56 Gwyneth Paltrow $818,370,774 2 $409,185,387
57 Hayden Christensen $814,747,175 2 $407,373,588
58 Mark Wahlberg $811,150,887 2 $405,575,444
59 Guy Pearce $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
60 Orlando Bloom $763,557,436 1 $763,557,436
61 Audra McDonald $757,125,465 1 $757,125,465
62 Luke Evans $757,125,465 1 $757,125,465
63 Stanley Tucci $757,125,465 1 $757,125,465
64 Kevin Kline $757,125,465 1 $757,125,465
65 Gugu Mbatha-Raw $757,125,465 1 $757,125,465
66 Emma Thompson $757,125,465 1 $757,125,465
67 Dan Stevens $757,125,465 1 $757,125,465
68 Simon Pegg $755,403,274 2 $377,701,637
69 Matthew Gray Gubler $748,761,237 4 $187,190,309
70 Jesse McCartney $748,761,237 4 $187,190,309
71 Justin Long $748,761,237 4 $187,190,309
72 Tilda Swinton $742,628,615 2 $371,314,308
73 Tommy Lee Jones $726,541,631 2 $363,270,816
74 William Moseley $704,548,413 2 $352,274,207
75 Anna Popplewell $704,548,413 2 $352,274,207
76 Katy Perry $698,664,904 2 $349,332,452
77 Jonathan Winters $698,664,904 2 $349,332,452
78 Joseph Gordon-Levitt $692,093,406 2 $346,046,703
79 Maggie Smith $657,179,821 1 $657,179,821
80 Robbie Coltrane $657,179,821 1 $657,179,821
81 Richard Harris $657,179,821 1 $657,179,821
82 Kenneth Branagh $616,991,754 1 $616,991,754
83 Idris Elba $599,818,419 1 $599,818,419
84 Christopher Walken $599,818,419 1 $599,818,419
85 Neel Sethi $599,818,419 1 $599,818,419
86 Giancarlo Esposito $599,818,419 1 $599,818,419
87 Lupita Nyong'o $599,818,419 1 $599,818,419
88 Arnold Schwarzenegger $594,655,722 2 $297,327,861
89 Ben Barnes $589,519,798 2 $294,759,899
90 Mark Rylance $586,024,728 2 $293,012,364
91 James Franco $561,688,055 2 $280,844,028
92 Jake Lloyd $552,500,000 1 $552,500,000
93 Leonardo DiCaprio $539,825,887 1 $539,825,887
94 Ellen Page $539,825,887 1 $539,825,887
95 Felicity Jones $518,811,164 1 $518,811,164
96 Mads Mikkelsen $518,811,164 1 $518,811,164
97 Diego Luna $518,811,164 1 $518,811,164
98 Alan Tudyk $518,811,164 1 $518,811,164
99 Riz Ahmed $518,811,164 1 $518,811,164
100 Donnie Yen $518,811,164 1 $518,811,164

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

Emma Watson: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Daniel Radcliffe: DavidDjJohnson at English Wikipedia [GFDL or CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Rupert Grint: By John Griffiths from London, United Kingdom (Ron Weasley) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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