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Box Office Star Records > International > Production Methods > International Leading Live Action Stars

Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Live Action Stars - International Leading Animation/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 Live Action Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the 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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Tom Cruise
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation ($505,825,986 in 2015), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($485,315,327 in 2011), The Last Samurai ($345,700,000 in 2003), Mission: Impossible 2 ($334,178,627 in 2000), The Mummy ($330,232,201 in 2017), Mission: Impossible ($276,716,108 in 1996), Edge of Tomorrow ($270,335,000 in 2014), Mission: Impossible III ($264,000,000 in 2006), Rain Man ($239,974,565 in 1988), Minority Report ($226,800,000 in 2002)

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Johnny Depp
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 37 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ($804,600,000 in 2011), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($654,000,000 in 2007), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($642,900,000 in 2006), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales ($617,535,408 in 2017), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($329,542,879 in 2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ($269,366,408 in 2005), Murder on the Orient Express ($243,098,380 in 2017), The Tourist ($211,100,212 in 2010), The Lone Ranger ($170,700,000 in 2013), Dark Shadows ($158,475,519 in 2012)

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($1,165,715,774 in 2015), The Fate of the Furious ($1,010,094,473 in 2017), Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($473,075,361 in 2017), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011), xXx: Return of Xander Cage ($300,154,671 in 2017), Fast & Furious ($208,000,000 in 2009), xXx ($125,270,000 in 2002), The Last Witch Hunter ($103,866,746 in 2015), The Pacifier ($85,000,000 in 2005)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Tom Cruise $5,148,335,782 39 $132,008,610
2 Johnny Depp $4,995,975,330 44 $113,544,894
3 Vin Diesel $4,647,406,701 20 $232,370,335
4 Dwayne Johnson $4,160,659,830 24 $173,360,826
5 Leonardo DiCaprio $3,794,796,835 25 $151,791,873
6 Tom Hanks $3,755,852,850 44 $85,360,292
7 Brad Pitt $3,740,892,818 38 $98,444,548
8 Matt Damon $3,607,094,575 38 $94,923,541
9 Harrison Ford $3,419,203,524 38 $89,979,040
10 Hugh Jackman $3,376,538,784 24 $140,689,116
11 Jennifer Lawrence $3,223,586,076 19 $169,662,425
12 Bruce Willis $3,120,513,126 53 $58,877,606
13 Geoffrey Rush $2,866,017,757 12 $238,834,813
14 Julia Roberts $2,816,090,898 32 $88,002,841
15 Robert Downey, Jr. $2,805,567,324 36 $77,932,426
16 Will Smith $2,775,121,833 23 $120,657,471
17 Daniel Craig $2,633,048,455 11 $239,368,041
18 Paul Walker $2,617,673,460 13 $201,359,497
19 Scarlett Johansson $2,604,575,606 22 $118,389,800
20 Ben Affleck $2,583,284,502 32 $80,727,641
21 Chris Pratt $2,576,840,847 9 $286,315,650
22 Keira Knightley $2,508,621,943 21 $119,458,188
23 George Clooney $2,454,661,148 29 $84,643,488
24 Sylvester Stallone $2,403,240,752 42 $57,220,018
25 Jason Statham $2,356,586,573 31 $76,018,922
26 Anthony Hopkins $2,308,169,490 23 $100,355,195
27 Orlando Bloom $2,304,686,095 14 $164,620,435
28 Kristen Stewart $2,281,954,938 22 $103,725,224
29 Ben Stiller $2,266,477,303 30 $75,549,243
30 Christian Bale $2,232,649,843 28 $79,737,494
31 Kate Winslet $2,197,907,037 22 $99,904,865
32 Robert De Niro $2,165,230,875 65 $33,311,244
33 Taylor Lautner $2,150,320,454 10 $215,032,045
34 Bradley Cooper $2,140,530,940 24 $89,188,789
35 Nicolas Cage $2,113,599,956 69 $30,631,883
36 Robert Pattinson $2,067,479,939 14 $147,677,139
37 Cate Blanchett $2,059,405,008 23 $89,539,348
38 Robin Williams $2,043,592,449 35 $58,388,356
39 Jim Carrey $2,010,997,197 27 $74,481,378
40 Liam Neeson $1,962,443,544 34 $57,718,928
41 Sandra Bullock $1,951,857,277 28 $69,709,188
42 Arnold Schwarzenegger $1,945,793,540 28 $69,492,626
43 Colin Firth $1,945,435,689 22 $88,428,895
44 Morgan Freeman $1,934,346,633 33 $58,616,565
45 Michelle Rodriguez $1,919,541,248 13 $147,657,019
46 Chris Hemsworth $1,918,308,288 16 $119,894,268
47 Russell Crowe $1,915,217,978 27 $70,933,999
48 Angelina Jolie Pitt $1,905,738,609 18 $105,874,367
49 Idris Elba $1,902,484,008 18 $105,693,556
50 Jeremy Renner $1,898,624,592 12 $158,218,716
51 Charlize Theron $1,861,783,748 22 $84,626,534
52 Mel Gibson $1,854,627,329 32 $57,957,104
53 Michael Fassbender $1,825,872,654 21 $86,946,317
54 Samuel L. Jackson $1,815,949,864 49 $37,060,201
55 Chris Evans $1,803,882,725 19 $94,941,196
56 Meryl Streep $1,791,771,445 42 $42,661,225
57 Keanu Reeves $1,789,733,788 41 $43,652,044
58 Javier Bardem $1,747,414,441 16 $109,213,403
59 Tobey Maguire $1,690,523,517 11 $153,683,956
60 Tom Hiddleston $1,686,169,649 9 $187,352,183
61 Denzel Washington $1,670,681,530 44 $37,970,035
62 Don Cheadle $1,648,671,688 14 $117,762,263
63 Cameron Diaz $1,631,905,949 22 $74,177,543
64 James McAvoy $1,631,239,872 15 $108,749,325
65 Jackie Chan $1,561,245,577 30 $52,041,519
66 Henry Cavill $1,551,367,566 7 $221,623,938
67 Carrie Fisher $1,530,910,658 4 $382,727,665
68 Mark Hamill $1,530,910,658 8 $191,363,832
69 Pierce Brosnan $1,514,177,279 21 $72,103,680
70 Michael Douglas $1,511,844,039 31 $48,769,163
71 Ryan Reynolds $1,511,821,430 23 $65,731,367
72 Jude Law $1,506,710,970 26 $57,950,422
73 Colin Farrell $1,505,447,959 23 $65,454,259
74 John Travolta $1,502,618,833 46 $32,665,627
75 Owen Wilson $1,502,330,166 25 $60,093,207
76 Chadwick Boseman $1,499,912,034 7 $214,273,148
77 Nicole Kidman $1,480,773,694 47 $31,505,823
78 Eddie Murphy $1,440,666,603 35 $41,161,903
79 Kevin Costner $1,438,843,280 37 $38,887,656
80 Gal Gadot $1,411,625,294 6 $235,270,882
81 Sebastian Stan $1,408,590,348 4 $352,147,587
82 Penélope Cruz $1,382,325,791 15 $92,155,053
83 Martin Freeman $1,370,347,982 6 $228,391,330
84 Natalie Portman $1,341,336,977 26 $51,589,884
85 Chris Pine $1,337,314,063 13 $102,870,313
86 Mark Ruffalo $1,313,299,156 15 $87,553,277
87 Michelle Pfeiffer $1,310,819,373 31 $42,284,496
88 Adam Sandler $1,309,330,439 30 $43,644,348
89 Richard Gere $1,308,905,344 39 $33,561,675
90 Rachel McAdams $1,257,762,559 18 $69,875,698
91 Jamie Foxx $1,254,296,412 19 $66,015,601
92 Helena Bonham Carter $1,249,194,748 20 $62,459,737
93 Jet Li $1,244,951,430 10 $124,495,143
94 Simon Pegg $1,239,346,781 18 $68,852,599
95 Milla Jovovich $1,233,092,985 16 $77,068,312
96 Mark Wahlberg $1,231,471,001 30 $41,049,033
97 Catherine Zeta-Jones $1,218,837,991 19 $64,149,368
98 John Cusack $1,212,684,582 51 $23,778,129
99 Channing Tatum $1,209,160,503 22 $54,961,841
100 Paul Bettany $1,208,618,817 10 $120,861,882

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

Tom Cruise: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Johnny Depp: By Arnold WellsUploaded by MyCanon (Johnny Depp) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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

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