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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 ($546,009,289 in 2017), Iron Man 2 ($308,723,058 in 2010), Iron Man ($266,567,421 in 2008), Avengers: Infinity War ($0 in 2018)

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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), Avengers: Infinity War ($0 in 2018)

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Scarlett Johansson
Best known as a Lead Ensemble Member Actress based on credits in that role in 13 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), Avengers: Infinity War ($0 in 2018)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Robert Downey, Jr. $4,518,332,768 8 $564,791,596
2 Chris Evans $3,486,541,414 9 $387,393,490
3 Scarlett Johansson $3,481,366,279 7 $497,338,040
4 Chris Hemsworth $3,087,544,347 6 $514,590,725
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 4 $595,251,994
8 Tom Hiddleston $2,138,331,493 4 $534,582,873
9 Don Cheadle $1,860,343,204 4 $465,085,801
10 Hugh Jackman $1,743,538,217 6 $290,589,703
11 Elizabeth Olsen $1,694,433,000 3 $564,811,000
12 Will Smith $1,484,641,631 4 $371,160,408
13 Sebastian Stan $1,408,590,348 5 $281,718,070
14 Tobey Maguire $1,397,916,112 3 $465,972,037
15 Chadwick Boseman $1,384,208,973 3 $461,402,991
16 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,381,690,479 3 $460,563,493
17 Gal Gadot $1,369,178,558 3 $456,392,853
18 Henry Cavill $1,341,683,151 3 $447,227,717
19 Anthony Hopkins $1,326,031,493 4 $331,507,873
20 James McAvoy $1,318,149,150 4 $329,537,288
21 Christian Bale $1,258,374,208 3 $419,458,069
22 Tommy Lee Jones $1,257,556,902 4 $314,389,226
23 Idris Elba $1,248,403,901 4 $312,100,975
24 Michael Fassbender $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
25 Jennifer Lawrence $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
26 Patrick Stewart $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
27 Ian McKellen $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
28 Ben Affleck $1,044,968,151 3 $348,322,717
29 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,033,006,609 3 $344,335,536
30 Andrew Garfield $1,002,002,007 2 $501,001,004
31 James Spader $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
32 Andy Serkis $935,390,947 2 $467,695,474
33 Zoe Saldana $917,536,274 4 $229,384,069
34 Bradley Cooper $911,263,866 3 $303,754,622
35 Chris Pratt $911,263,866 4 $227,815,967
36 Dave Bautista $911,263,866 3 $303,754,622
37 Vin Diesel $911,263,866 3 $303,754,622
38 Guy Pearce $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
39 Ben Kingsley $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
40 Paul Bettany $800,237,546 3 $266,745,849
41 Natalie Portman $766,239,497 3 $255,413,166
42 Michael B. Jordan $750,848,875 2 $375,424,438
43 Anthony Mackie $745,220,146 1 $745,220,146
44 Jonathan Winters $698,664,904 2 $349,332,452
45 Katy Perry $698,664,904 2 $349,332,452
46 Danai Gurira $638,988,827 2 $319,494,414
47 Letitia Wright $638,988,827 2 $319,494,414
48 Forest Whitaker $638,988,827 1 $638,988,827
49 Martin Freeman $638,988,827 1 $638,988,827
50 Daniel Kaluuya $638,988,827 1 $638,988,827
51 Lupita Nyong'o $638,988,827 1 $638,988,827
52 Angela Bassett $638,988,827 1 $638,988,827
53 Cara Delevingne $595,636,774 2 $297,818,387
54 Ryan Reynolds $586,350,683 4 $146,587,671
55 Mark Strong $584,900,000 2 $292,450,000
56 Colin Firth $584,900,000 3 $194,966,667
57 Taron Egerton $584,900,000 2 $292,450,000
58 Karl Urban $563,648,015 2 $281,824,008
59 Tom Holland $546,009,289 2 $273,004,645
60 Michael Keaton $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
61 Zendaya $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
62 Jon Favreau $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
63 Marisa Tomei $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
64 Amy Adams $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
65 Jeff Goldblum $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
66 Tessa Thompson $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
67 Cate Blanchett $535,595,123 1 $535,595,123
68 Tilda Swinton $528,406,851 2 $264,203,426
69 Jamie Bell $491,769,019 3 $163,923,006
70 Josh Brolin $476,818,119 5 $95,363,624
71 Michael Rooker $473,384,643 1 $473,384,643
72 Karen Gillan $473,384,643 2 $236,692,322
73 Tom Cruise $469,144,398 2 $234,572,199
74 Heath Ledger $468,275,260 1 $468,275,260
75 Bruce Willis $459,428,016 4 $114,857,004
76 Robert Redford $454,654,931 1 $454,654,931
77 Chiwetel Ejiofor $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
78 Benedict Wong $444,900,000 2 $222,450,000
79 Mads Mikkelsen $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
80 Rachel McAdams $444,900,000 1 $444,900,000
81 Benedict Cumberbatch $444,900,000 2 $222,450,000
82 Jason Momoa $440,037,291 3 $146,679,097
83 Christopher Eccleston $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
84 Jaimie Alexander $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
85 Ray Fisher $426,929,151 1 $426,929,151
86 Ezra Miller $426,929,151 2 $213,464,576
87 Karen Fukuhara $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
88 Joel Kinnaman $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
89 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
90 Margot Robbie $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
91 Adam Beach $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
92 Viola Davis $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
93 Ike Barinholtz $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
94 Jared Leto $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
95 Scott Eastwood $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
96 Jai Courtney $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
97 Jay Hernandez $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
98 Chris Pine $404,449,407 1 $404,449,407
99 Dafne Keen $389,300,000 1 $389,300,000
100 Michael Shannon $376,954,000 1 $376,954,000

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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