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Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Stars - International Leading Original Screenplay 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 Factual Book/Article Stars - International Leading Based on Play Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 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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Daniel Radcliffe
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($960,500,000 in 2011), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($664,300,000 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($657,179,821 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($650,939,197 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($633,124,489 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($616,991,754 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($606,898,042 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($547,149,597 in 2004), The Woman in Black ($74,622,608 in 2012), Victor Frankenstein ($27,400,000 in 2015)

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Emma Watson
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($960,500,000 in 2011), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($664,300,000 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($657,179,821 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($650,939,197 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($633,124,489 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($616,991,754 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($606,898,042 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($547,149,597 in 2004), The Circle ($20,154,020 in 2017), The Perks of Being a Wallflower ($15,326,355 in 2012)

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Rupert Grint
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($960,500,000 in 2011), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($664,300,000 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($657,179,821 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($650,939,197 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($633,124,489 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($616,991,754 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($606,898,042 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($547,149,597 in 2004)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Daniel Radcliffe $5,442,144,118 13 $418,626,471
2 Emma Watson $5,372,563,275 10 $537,256,328
3 Rupert Grint $5,337,082,900 8 $667,135,363
4 Ralph Fiennes $2,561,148,594 8 $320,143,574
5 Daniel Craig $2,471,950,563 5 $494,390,113
6 Martin Freeman $2,167,727,102 4 $541,931,776
7 Robert Pattinson $2,021,810,038 8 $252,726,255
8 Viggo Mortensen $1,988,694,896 8 $248,586,862
9 Kristen Stewart $1,960,203,279 7 $280,029,040
10 Taylor Lautner $1,954,427,294 6 $325,737,882
11 Ian McKellen $1,938,133,668 6 $323,022,278
12 Tom Hanks $1,852,556,609 12 $154,379,717
13 Cameron Diaz $1,830,143,676 7 $261,449,097
14 Mike Myers $1,754,858,546 5 $350,971,709
15 Eddie Murphy $1,722,058,546 5 $344,411,709
16 Jennifer Lawrence $1,634,841,682 9 $181,649,076
17 Alan Rickman $1,349,985,052 3 $449,995,017
18 Matt Damon $1,313,604,288 11 $119,418,572
19 Johnny Depp $1,302,680,258 12 $108,556,688
20 Brad Pitt $1,285,973,653 10 $128,597,365
21 Orlando Bloom $1,233,920,124 3 $411,306,708
22 Liam Neeson $1,195,385,074 10 $119,538,507
23 Elijah Wood $1,181,516,224 5 $236,303,245
24 Robin Williams $1,164,361,433 10 $116,436,143
25 Jude Law $1,129,678,765 9 $125,519,863
26 Chris Pratt $1,019,442,583 1 $1,019,442,583
27 Georgie Henley $1,018,348,413 4 $254,587,103
28 Skandar Keynes $1,018,348,413 3 $339,449,471
29 Javier Bardem $929,665,444 6 $154,944,241
30 Pierce Brosnan $901,388,883 6 $150,231,481
31 Leonardo DiCaprio $862,776,801 8 $107,847,100
32 Hugh Jackman $854,391,342 6 $142,398,557
33 Roger Moore $844,000,000 8 $105,500,000
34 Ben Kingsley $833,438,315 4 $208,359,579
35 Scarlett Johansson $789,563,395 6 $131,593,899
36 Maggie Smith $762,085,059 4 $190,521,265
37 Tilda Swinton $751,655,206 3 $250,551,735
38 Bruce Willis $751,097,162 10 $75,109,716
39 Tom Cruise $744,317,566 9 $82,701,952
40 Dakota Johnson $724,231,247 3 $241,410,416
41 Harrison Ford $709,790,377 10 $70,979,038
42 Robert Downey, Jr. $707,187,208 11 $64,289,746
43 Kenneth Branagh $706,991,754 3 $235,663,918
44 William Moseley $704,548,413 2 $352,274,207
45 Anna Popplewell $704,548,413 2 $352,274,207
46 Dylan O’Brien $702,372,532 4 $175,593,133
47 Renée Zellweger $699,046,249 7 $99,863,750
48 Idris Elba $694,513,013 5 $138,902,603
49 Ben Stiller $683,614,947 4 $170,903,737
50 Ben Barnes $682,919,798 3 $227,639,933
51 Kaya Scodelario $682,583,098 4 $170,645,775
52 Thomas Brodie-Sangster $679,995,742 4 $169,998,936
53 Jamie Dornan $671,966,690 3 $223,988,897
54 Richard Harris $657,179,821 1 $657,179,821
55 Robbie Coltrane $657,179,821 1 $657,179,821
56 Meryl Streep $633,243,362 18 $35,180,187
57 Russell Crowe $628,880,091 7 $89,840,013
58 Anne Hathaway $623,096,203 6 $103,849,367
59 Jim Carrey $612,278,176 6 $102,046,363
60 Christopher Walken $600,231,501 3 $200,077,167
61 Sacha Baron Cohen $599,942,559 3 $199,980,853
62 Giancarlo Esposito $599,900,000 1 $599,900,000
63 Lupita Nyong'o $599,900,000 1 $599,900,000
64 Neel Sethi $599,900,000 1 $599,900,000
65 Bill Murray $599,900,000 6 $99,983,333
66 Josh Hutcherson $597,288,847 5 $119,457,769
67 Shailene Woodley $578,409,132 6 $96,401,522
68 Ben Whishaw $578,060,170 5 $115,612,034
69 Antonio Banderas $575,622,998 4 $143,905,750
70 Audrey Tautou $563,550,932 4 $140,887,733
71 Will Poulter $559,691,999 2 $279,846,000
72 Patrick Gallagher $553,570,481 2 $276,785,241
73 Mizuo Peck $553,570,481 2 $276,785,241
74 Helena Bonham Carter $552,304,220 9 $61,367,136
75 Will Smith $541,508,495 3 $180,502,832
76 Nicole Kidman $534,071,126 16 $33,379,445
77 Robert De Niro $522,211,683 17 $30,718,334
78 Alec Baldwin $520,802,445 3 $173,600,815
79 Robert Redford $500,199,933 9 $55,577,770
80 Noomi Rapace $491,780,062 6 $81,963,344
81 Bill Hader $491,543,826 3 $163,847,942
82 Suraj Sharma $483,000,000 1 $483,000,000
83 Ben Affleck $479,739,779 7 $68,534,254
84 Isla Fisher $473,438,495 4 $118,359,624
85 Glenn Close $451,824,906 6 $75,304,151
86 Amanda Seyfried $448,635,041 2 $224,317,521
87 Tom Hardy $434,152,518 5 $86,830,504
88 Ki Hong Lee $434,070,480 2 $217,035,240
89 Sylvester Stallone $432,444,994 6 $72,074,166
90 Julia Roberts $419,054,304 6 $69,842,384
91 Asa Butterfield $416,866,616 5 $83,373,323
92 Christian Bale $414,390,757 7 $59,198,680
93 Jared Harris $409,923,971 2 $204,961,986
94 Alicia Vikander $409,740,161 4 $102,435,040
95 Rachel McAdams $406,563,349 4 $101,640,837
96 Logan Lerman $401,616,620 5 $80,323,324
97 Kevin Costner $399,382,817 9 $44,375,869
98 Theo James $396,091,418 4 $99,022,855
99 Anthony Hopkins $395,657,104 6 $65,942,851
100 Eric Bana $390,404,325 4 $97,601,081

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

Daniel Radcliffe: DavidDjJohnson at English Wikipedia [GFDL or CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Emma Watson: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Rupert Grint: By John Griffiths from London, United Kingdom (Ron Weasley) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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