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Top International Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Based on Factual Book/Article 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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Paul Walker
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($208,000,000 in 2009), 2 Fast 2 Furious ($109,290,549 in 2003), The Fast and the Furious ($62,000,000 in 2001)

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($208,000,000 in 2009), The Fast and the Furious ($62,000,000 in 2001)

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Dwayne Johnson
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 19 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Paul Walker $1,350,043,272 5 $270,008,654
2 Vin Diesel $1,240,752,723 4 $310,188,181
3 Dwayne Johnson $970,752,723 2 $485,376,362
4 Jordana Brewster $820,620,594 3 $273,540,198
5 Michelle Rodriguez $612,620,594 2 $306,310,297
6 Tom Hanks $519,368,720 4 $129,842,180
7 Leonardo DiCaprio $463,975,211 5 $92,795,042
8 Russell Crowe $314,941,947 4 $78,735,487
9 Matt Damon $281,278,328 5 $56,255,666
10 George Clooney $248,468,356 3 $82,822,785
11 Anna Kendrick $234,162,134 4 $58,540,534
12 Julia Roberts $208,104,638 3 $69,368,213
13 Sienna Miller $197,200,000 1 $197,200,000
14 Bradley Cooper $197,200,000 1 $197,200,000
15 Elizabeth Banks $183,118,880 2 $91,559,440
16 Benedict Cumberbatch $172,910,737 2 $86,455,369
17 John Goodman $171,786,382 2 $85,893,191
18 Brittany Snow $154,388,640 3 $51,462,880
19 Rebel Wilson $154,388,640 3 $51,462,880
20 Alexis Knapp $154,388,640 3 $51,462,880
21 Anna Camp $154,388,640 3 $51,462,880
22 Ester Dean $154,388,640 3 $51,462,880
23 Diane Lane $146,093,000 1 $146,093,000
24 William Fichtner $146,093,000 1 $146,093,000
25 Denzel Washington $137,820,811 1 $137,820,811
26 Keira Knightley $136,648,543 1 $136,648,543
27 Chiwetel Ejiofor $124,353,350 1 $124,353,350
28 Ryan Gosling $121,002,882 2 $60,501,441
29 Meg Ryan $111,559,955 2 $55,779,978
30 Tyrese Gibson $109,290,549 1 $109,290,549
31 Judi Dench $103,181,475 2 $51,590,738
32 Dev Patel $102,477,549 2 $51,238,775
33 Brad Pitt $98,598,225 2 $49,299,113
34 Lucas Black $95,178,695 1 $95,178,695
35 Bow Wow $95,178,695 1 $95,178,695
36 Bryan Cranston $94,008,099 2 $47,004,050
37 Rooney Mara $93,973,349 1 $93,973,349
38 Ben Affleck $91,115,254 1 $91,115,254
39 Alan Arkin $91,115,254 1 $91,115,254
40 Taraji P. Henson $89,019,374 3 $29,673,125
41 Eddie Redmayne $87,434,155 1 $87,434,155
42 Felicity Jones $87,434,155 1 $87,434,155
43 Morgan Freeman $87,022,647 1 $87,022,647
44 Anthony Hopkins $82,830,521 2 $41,415,261
45 Jean Dujardin $80,671,128 1 $80,671,128
46 Hugh Bonneville $80,671,128 1 $80,671,128
47 Bob Balaban $80,671,128 1 $80,671,128
48 Bill Murray $80,671,128 1 $80,671,128
49 Rob Huebel $79,773,494 1 $79,773,494
50 Cameron Diaz $79,773,494 1 $79,773,494
51 Tom Lennon $79,773,494 1 $79,773,494
52 Jennifer Lopez $79,773,494 1 $79,773,494
53 Chris Rock $79,773,494 1 $79,773,494
54 Ben Falcone $79,773,494 1 $79,773,494
55 Brooklyn Decker $79,773,494 1 $79,773,494
56 Jake Gyllenhaal $70,918,777 3 $23,639,592
57 Anne Hathaway $70,349,316 1 $70,349,316
58 Nick Nolte $63,826,433 2 $31,913,217
59 Christian Bale $62,902,882 1 $62,902,882
60 Steve Carell $62,902,882 1 $62,902,882
61 Kirsten Dunst $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
62 Octavia Spencer $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
63 Jim Parsons $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
64 Janelle Monae $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
65 Kevin Costner $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
66 Scarlett Johansson $61,838,690 2 $30,919,345
67 Steve Coogan $61,253,413 1 $61,253,413
68 Giovanni Ribisi $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
69 Emma Stone $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
70 Anthony Mackie $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
71 Sean Penn $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
72 Robert Patrick $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
73 Josh Brolin $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
74 Michael Peña $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
75 Eric Bana $57,379,496 1 $57,379,496
76 Edgar Ramirez $57,379,496 1 $57,379,496
77 Philip Seymour Hoffman $52,851,676 1 $52,851,676
78 Skylar Astin $51,043,254 1 $51,043,254
79 Sandra Bullock $49,746,319 1 $49,746,319
80 Jack O'Connell $47,889,929 1 $47,889,929
81 Nicole Kidman $45,468,131 3 $15,156,044
82 Maggie Elizabeth Jones $43,104,523 1 $43,104,523
83 Ali Fazal $41,928,062 1 $41,928,062
84 Jonah Hill $41,174,515 3 $13,724,838
85 Miles Teller $40,175,331 2 $20,087,666
86 Dakota Johnson $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
87 Johnny Depp $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
88 Corey Stoll $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
89 Joel Edgerton $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
90 Peter Sarsgaard $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
91 Jesse Plemons $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
92 Kevin Bacon $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
93 Jurgen Vogel $35,122,948 1 $35,122,948
94 Owen Wilson $29,708,569 2 $14,854,285
95 Izabela Vidovic $29,228,183 1 $29,228,183
96 Jacob Tremblay $29,228,183 1 $29,228,183
97 Mandy Patinkin $29,228,183 1 $29,228,183
98 Daveed Diggs $29,228,183 1 $29,228,183
99 Meagan Good $26,825,805 2 $13,412,903
100 Terrence J $26,825,805 2 $13,412,903

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

Paul Walker: By m anima from San Jose, USA (Cropped from this image.) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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

Dwayne Johnson: By English: Eva Rinaldi Celebrity and Live Music Photographer (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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