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Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Stars - International Leading Original Screenplay Stars - International Leading Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Stars - International Leading Remake Stars - International Leading Based on TV Stars - International Leading Based on Real Life Events Stars - International Leading Based on Factual Book/Article Stars - International Leading Based on Play Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 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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Robert Downey, Jr.
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Iron Man 3 ($806,400,000 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($745,220,146 in 2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($546,005,371 in 2017), Iron Man 2 ($308,723,058 in 2010), Iron Man ($266,567,421 in 2008)

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Chris Evans
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Captain America: Civil War ($745,220,146 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($454,654,931 in 2014), Captain America: The First Avenger ($193,915,271 in 2011), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer ($157,558,953 in 2007), Snowpiercer ($83,506,851 in 2013), The Losers ($6,272,408 in 2010)

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Scarlett Johansson
Best known as a Lead Ensemble Member Actress based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Age of Ultron ($949,212,854 in 2015), The Avengers ($896,200,000 in 2012), Captain America: Civil War ($745,220,146 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($454,654,931 in 2014), Iron Man 2 ($308,723,058 in 2010), Ghost in the Shell ($127,355,290 in 2017)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Robert Downey, Jr. $4,518,328,850 7 $645,475,550
2 Chris Evans $3,486,541,414 8 $435,817,677
3 Scarlett Johansson $3,481,366,279 6 $580,227,713
4 Chris Hemsworth $3,087,544,347 5 $617,508,869
5 Jeremy Renner $2,590,633,000 3 $863,544,333
6 Samuel L. Jackson $2,576,367,785 4 $644,091,946
7 Mark Ruffalo $2,381,007,977 3 $793,669,326
8 Tom Hiddleston $2,138,331,493 4 $534,582,873
9 Don Cheadle $1,860,343,204 3 $620,114,401
10 Hugh Jackman $1,743,538,217 6 $290,589,703
11 Elizabeth Olsen $1,694,433,000 2 $847,216,500
12 Will Smith $1,484,641,631 4 $371,160,408
13 Sebastian Stan $1,408,590,348 4 $352,147,587
14 Tobey Maguire $1,397,916,112 3 $465,972,037
15 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,381,690,479 3 $460,563,493
16 Gal Gadot $1,369,178,558 3 $456,392,853
17 Henry Cavill $1,341,683,151 3 $447,227,717
18 Anthony Hopkins $1,326,031,493 4 $331,507,873
19 James McAvoy $1,318,149,150 4 $329,537,288
20 Christian Bale $1,258,374,208 3 $419,458,069
21 Tommy Lee Jones $1,257,556,902 4 $314,389,226
22 Idris Elba $1,248,403,901 4 $312,100,975
23 Michael Fassbender $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
24 Jennifer Lawrence $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
25 Patrick Stewart $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
26 Ian McKellen $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
27 Ben Affleck $1,044,968,151 3 $348,322,717
28 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,033,006,609 3 $344,335,536
29 Andrew Garfield $1,002,002,007 2 $501,001,004
30 James Spader $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
31 Zoe Saldana $917,536,274 3 $305,845,425
32 Bradley Cooper $911,263,866 2 $455,631,933
33 Chris Pratt $911,263,866 3 $303,754,622
34 Dave Bautista $911,263,866 2 $455,631,933
35 Vin Diesel $911,263,866 2 $455,631,933
36 Guy Pearce $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
37 Ben Kingsley $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
38 Paul Bettany $800,237,546 2 $400,118,773
39 Chadwick Boseman $792,220,146 2 $396,110,073
40 Natalie Portman $766,239,497 3 $255,413,166
41 Anthony Mackie $745,220,146 1 $745,220,146
42 Jonathan Winters $698,664,904 2 $349,332,452
43 Katy Perry $698,664,904 2 $349,332,452
44 Cara Delevingne $595,636,774 2 $297,818,387
45 Ryan Reynolds $586,350,683 4 $146,587,671
46 Mark Strong $584,900,000 2 $292,450,000
47 Colin Firth $584,900,000 3 $194,966,667
48 Taron Egerton $584,900,000 2 $292,450,000
49 Karl Urban $563,648,015 2 $281,824,008
50 Michael Keaton $546,005,371 1 $546,005,371
51 Zendaya $546,005,371 1 $546,005,371
52 Tom Holland $546,005,371 1 $546,005,371
53 Jon Favreau $546,005,371 1 $546,005,371
54 Marisa Tomei $546,005,371 1 $546,005,371
55 Amy Adams $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
56 Cate Blanchett $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
57 Jeff Goldblum $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
58 Tessa Thompson $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
59 Tilda Swinton $528,406,851 2 $264,203,426
60 Jamie Bell $491,769,019 3 $163,923,006
61 Josh Brolin $476,818,119 4 $119,204,530
62 Michael Rooker $473,384,643 1 $473,384,643
63 Karen Gillan $473,384,643 1 $473,384,643
64 Tom Cruise $469,144,398 2 $234,572,199
65 Heath Ledger $468,275,260 1 $468,275,260
66 Bruce Willis $459,428,016 4 $114,857,004
67 Robert Redford $454,654,931 1 $454,654,931
68 Benedict Wong $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
69 Rachel McAdams $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
70 Chiwetel Ejiofor $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
71 Mads Mikkelsen $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
72 Benedict Cumberbatch $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
73 Jason Momoa $440,037,291 3 $146,679,097
74 Christopher Eccleston $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
75 Jaimie Alexander $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
76 Ray Fisher $426,929,151 1 $426,929,151
77 Ezra Miller $426,929,151 2 $213,464,576
78 Karen Fukuhara $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
79 Joel Kinnaman $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
80 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
81 Margot Robbie $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
82 Adam Beach $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
83 Viola Davis $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
84 Ike Barinholtz $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
85 Jared Leto $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
86 Scott Eastwood $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
87 Jai Courtney $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
88 Jay Hernandez $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
89 Chris Pine $404,449,407 1 $404,449,407
90 Dafne Keen $389,300,000 1 $389,300,000
91 Michael Shannon $376,954,000 1 $376,954,000
92 Will Arnett $346,908,101 2 $173,454,051
93 Andy Serkis $343,402,120 2 $171,701,060
94 Bobby Cannavale $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
95 Paul Rudd $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
96 Michael Peña $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
97 Evangeline Lilly $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
98 Michael Douglas $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
99 Corey Stoll $339,135,885 1 $339,135,885
100 Ioan Gruffudd $335,995,623 2 $167,997,812

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

Robert Downey, Jr.: Georges Biard [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Chris Evans: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Scarlett Johansson: Foto: © JCS / , via Wikimedia Commons

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