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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 30 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,343,559,260 in 2018), 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)

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Chris Evans
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,343,559,260 in 2018), 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 Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 14 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,343,559,260 in 2018), 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. $5,861,892,028 8 $732,736,504
2 Chris Evans $4,830,100,674 9 $536,677,853
3 Scarlett Johansson $4,824,925,539 7 $689,275,077
4 Chris Hemsworth $4,431,100,478 6 $738,516,746
5 Mark Ruffalo $3,724,564,108 4 $931,141,027
6 Don Cheadle $3,203,902,464 4 $800,975,616
7 Elizabeth Olsen $3,037,992,260 3 $1,012,664,087
8 Sebastian Stan $2,752,149,608 5 $550,429,922
9 Chadwick Boseman $2,735,791,099 3 $911,930,366
10 Jeremy Renner $2,590,633,000 3 $863,544,333
11 Samuel L. Jackson $2,576,367,785 4 $644,091,946
12 Zoe Saldana $2,260,962,622 5 $452,192,524
13 Chris Pratt $2,254,515,096 4 $563,628,774
14 Dave Bautista $2,254,515,096 3 $751,505,032
15 Vin Diesel $2,254,515,096 4 $563,628,774
16 Bradley Cooper $2,254,515,096 3 $751,505,032
17 Josh Brolin $2,213,856,636 5 $442,771,327
18 Paul Bettany $2,143,796,806 3 $714,598,935
19 Tom Hiddleston $2,138,328,364 4 $534,582,091
20 Danai Gurira $1,990,570,953 2 $995,285,477
21 Letitia Wright $1,990,570,953 2 $995,285,477
22 Tom Holland $1,889,568,549 3 $629,856,183
23 Karen Gillan $1,816,635,873 2 $908,317,937
24 Pom Klementieff $1,816,635,873 2 $908,317,937
25 Benedict Wong $1,788,240,993 2 $894,120,497
26 Benedict Cumberbatch $1,788,240,993 2 $894,120,497
27 Hugh Jackman $1,743,438,114 6 $290,573,019
28 Will Smith $1,484,641,631 5 $296,928,326
29 Tobey Maguire $1,397,916,112 3 $465,972,037
30 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,381,690,479 3 $460,563,493
31 Gal Gadot $1,369,178,558 4 $342,294,640
32 Henry Cavill $1,341,683,151 3 $447,227,717
33 Anthony Hopkins $1,326,028,364 4 $331,507,091
34 James McAvoy $1,318,149,150 4 $329,537,288
35 Christian Bale $1,258,374,208 3 $419,458,069
36 Tommy Lee Jones $1,257,556,902 4 $314,389,226
37 Idris Elba $1,248,400,772 4 $312,100,193
38 Michael Fassbender $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
39 Jennifer Lawrence $1,110,241,241 3 $370,080,414
40 Patrick Stewart $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
41 Ian McKellen $1,070,338,217 4 $267,584,554
42 Ben Affleck $1,044,968,151 3 $348,322,717
43 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,033,006,609 3 $344,335,536
44 Andrew Garfield $1,002,002,007 2 $501,001,004
45 Ryan Reynolds $979,829,940 4 $244,957,485
46 James Spader $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
47 Andy Serkis $943,413,813 2 $471,706,907
48 Ben Kingsley $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
49 Guy Pearce $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
50 Natalie Portman $766,239,497 3 $255,413,166
51 Michael B. Jordan $758,871,741 2 $379,435,871
52 Anthony Mackie $745,220,146 1 $745,220,146
53 Jonathan Winters $698,664,904 2 $349,332,452
54 Katy Perry $698,664,904 2 $349,332,452
55 Daniel Kaluuya $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
56 Lupita Nyong'o $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
57 Angela Bassett $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
58 Forest Whitaker $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
59 Martin Freeman $647,011,693 1 $647,011,693
60 Cara Delevingne $595,623,371 2 $297,811,686
61 Taron Egerton $584,887,490 2 $292,443,745
62 Mark Strong $584,887,490 2 $292,443,745
63 Colin Firth $584,887,490 3 $194,962,497
64 Karl Urban $563,644,886 2 $281,822,443
65 Zendaya $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
66 Jon Favreau $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
67 Marisa Tomei $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
68 Michael Keaton $546,009,289 1 $546,009,289
69 Amy Adams $537,800,000 1 $537,800,000
70 Cate Blanchett $535,591,994 1 $535,591,994
71 Jeff Goldblum $535,591,994 1 $535,591,994
72 Tessa Thompson $535,591,994 1 $535,591,994
73 Tilda Swinton $528,188,584 2 $264,094,292
74 Jamie Bell $491,769,019 3 $163,923,006
75 Michael Rooker $473,076,613 1 $473,076,613
76 Kurt Russell $473,076,613 1 $473,076,613
77 Elizabeth Debicki $473,076,613 1 $473,076,613
78 Tom Cruise $469,144,398 2 $234,572,199
79 Heath Ledger $468,275,260 1 $468,275,260
80 Bruce Willis $459,428,016 4 $114,857,004
81 Robert Redford $454,654,931 1 $454,654,931
82 Rachel McAdams $444,681,733 1 $444,681,733
83 Chiwetel Ejiofor $444,681,733 1 $444,681,733
84 Mads Mikkelsen $444,681,733 1 $444,681,733
85 Jason Momoa $440,037,291 3 $146,679,097
86 Jaimie Alexander $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
87 Christopher Eccleston $438,240,376 1 $438,240,376
88 Ray Fisher $426,929,151 2 $213,464,576
89 Ezra Miller $426,929,151 2 $213,464,576
90 Scott Eastwood $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
91 Jai Courtney $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
92 Jay Hernandez $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
93 Karen Fukuhara $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
94 Joel Kinnaman $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
95 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
96 Margot Robbie $421,000,000 2 $210,500,000
97 Adam Beach $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
98 Viola Davis $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
99 Ike Barinholtz $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000
100 Jared Leto $421,000,000 1 $421,000,000

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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