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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 14 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 21 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 Julia Roberts $346,036,479 3 $115,345,493
9 Russell Crowe $314,941,947 4 $78,735,487
10 Anna Kendrick $281,528,705 4 $70,382,176
11 Matt Damon $281,278,328 5 $56,255,666
12 George Clooney $248,468,356 3 $82,822,785
13 Ester Dean $234,207,892 3 $78,069,297
14 Brittany Snow $234,207,892 3 $78,069,297
15 Rebel Wilson $234,207,892 3 $78,069,297
16 Alexis Knapp $234,207,892 3 $78,069,297
17 Anna Camp $234,207,892 3 $78,069,297
18 Sienna Miller $197,200,000 1 $197,200,000
19 Bradley Cooper $197,200,000 1 $197,200,000
20 Benedict Cumberbatch $172,910,737 2 $86,455,369
21 John Goodman $171,786,382 2 $85,893,191
22 Owen Wilson $167,640,410 2 $83,820,205
23 Daveed Diggs $167,160,024 1 $167,160,024
24 Izabela Vidovic $167,160,024 1 $167,160,024
25 Jacob Tremblay $167,160,024 1 $167,160,024
26 Mandy Patinkin $167,160,024 1 $167,160,024
27 Elizabeth Banks $150,666,199 2 $75,333,100
28 Diane Lane $146,093,000 1 $146,093,000
29 William Fichtner $146,093,000 1 $146,093,000
30 Denzel Washington $137,820,811 1 $137,820,811
31 Keira Knightley $136,648,543 1 $136,648,543
32 Chiwetel Ejiofor $124,353,350 1 $124,353,350
33 Ryan Gosling $121,002,882 2 $60,501,441
34 Meg Ryan $111,559,842 2 $55,779,921
35 Tyrese Gibson $109,290,549 1 $109,290,549
36 Judi Dench $105,307,074 2 $52,653,537
37 Dev Patel $104,304,200 2 $52,152,100
38 Brad Pitt $98,598,225 2 $49,299,113
39 Rooney Mara $95,800,000 1 $95,800,000
40 Lucas Black $95,178,695 1 $95,178,695
41 Bow Wow $95,178,695 1 $95,178,695
42 Bryan Cranston $94,371,819 2 $47,185,910
43 Ben Affleck $91,115,254 1 $91,115,254
44 Alan Arkin $91,115,254 1 $91,115,254
45 Taraji P. Henson $89,019,374 3 $29,673,125
46 Eddie Redmayne $87,434,155 1 $87,434,155
47 Felicity Jones $87,434,155 1 $87,434,155
48 Morgan Freeman $87,022,647 1 $87,022,647
49 Anthony Hopkins $82,830,521 2 $41,415,261
50 Bill Murray $80,671,128 1 $80,671,128
51 Jean Dujardin $80,671,128 1 $80,671,128
52 Hugh Bonneville $80,671,128 1 $80,671,128
53 Bob Balaban $80,671,128 1 $80,671,128
54 Hailee Steinfeld $79,819,252 1 $79,819,252
55 Hana Mae Lee $79,819,252 1 $79,819,252
56 Chrissie Fit $79,819,252 1 $79,819,252
57 Jake Gyllenhaal $71,872,705 3 $23,957,568
58 Anne Hathaway $70,349,316 1 $70,349,316
59 Nick Nolte $63,826,433 2 $31,913,217
60 Christian Bale $62,902,882 1 $62,902,882
61 Steve Carell $62,902,882 2 $31,451,441
62 Jim Parsons $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
63 Janelle Monáe $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
64 Kevin Costner $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
65 Kirsten Dunst $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
66 Octavia Spencer $62,193,569 1 $62,193,569
67 Scarlett Johansson $61,838,690 2 $30,919,345
68 Steve Coogan $61,253,413 1 $61,253,413
69 Giovanni Ribisi $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
70 Emma Stone $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
71 Anthony Mackie $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
72 Sean Penn $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
73 Robert Patrick $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
74 Josh Brolin $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
75 Michael Peña $58,100,000 1 $58,100,000
76 Edgar Ramirez $57,379,496 1 $57,379,496
77 Eric Bana $57,379,496 1 $57,379,496
78 Mark Wahlberg $53,182,649 2 $26,591,325
79 Philip Seymour Hoffman $52,851,676 1 $52,851,676
80 Skylar Astin $51,043,254 1 $51,043,254
81 Sandra Bullock $49,746,319 1 $49,746,319
82 Jack O'Connell $47,889,929 1 $47,889,929
83 Brooklyn Decker $47,320,813 1 $47,320,813
84 Rob Huebel $47,320,813 1 $47,320,813
85 Cameron Diaz $47,320,813 1 $47,320,813
86 Tom Lennon $47,320,813 1 $47,320,813
87 Jennifer Lopez $47,320,813 1 $47,320,813
88 Chris Rock $47,320,813 1 $47,320,813
89 Ben Falcone $47,320,813 1 $47,320,813
90 Nicole Kidman $45,468,131 3 $15,156,044
91 Ali Fazal $44,053,661 1 $44,053,661
92 Maggie Elizabeth Jones $43,104,523 1 $43,104,523
93 Jonah Hill $41,174,515 3 $13,724,838
94 Miles Teller $40,238,941 2 $20,119,471
95 Jesse Plemons $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
96 Kevin Bacon $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
97 Dakota Johnson $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
98 Johnny Depp $36,262,194 2 $18,131,097
99 Corey Stoll $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194
100 Joel Edgerton $36,262,194 1 $36,262,194

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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