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Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Based on TV 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 Real Life Events Stars - International Leading Based on Factual Book/Article Stars - International Leading Based on Play Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on TV Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Based on TV 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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Tom Cruise
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation ($505,825,986 in 2015), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($485,315,327 in 2011), Mission: Impossible 2 ($334,178,627 in 2000), Mission: Impossible ($276,716,108 in 1996), Mission: Impossible III ($264,000,000 in 2006), M:I6 — Mission Impossible ($0 in 2018)

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Shia LaBeouf
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($771,400,000 in 2011), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($434,407,829 in 2009), Transformers ($389,026,399 in 2007)

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Simon Pegg
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 10 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($485,315,327 in 2011), Star Trek Into Darkness ($238,602,923 in 2013), Star Trek Beyond ($177,549,972 in 2016), Star Trek ($127,950,427 in 2009)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Tom Cruise $1,866,036,048 6 $311,006,008
2 Shia LaBeouf $1,594,834,228 3 $531,611,409
3 Simon Pegg $1,029,418,649 4 $257,354,662
4 Megan Fox $823,434,228 2 $411,717,114
5 Matthew Gray Gubler $748,761,237 4 $187,190,309
6 Jesse McCartney $748,761,237 4 $187,190,309
7 Justin Long $748,761,237 4 $187,190,309
8 Tom Wilkinson $656,015,327 2 $328,007,664
9 Zoe Saldana $544,103,322 3 $181,367,774
10 Karl Urban $544,103,322 3 $181,367,774
11 Chris Pine $544,103,322 3 $181,367,774
12 Zachary Quinto $544,103,322 3 $181,367,774
13 John Cho $544,103,322 3 $181,367,774
14 Anil Kapoor $485,315,327 1 $485,315,327
15 Paula Patton $485,315,327 1 $485,315,327
16 Lea Seydoux $485,315,327 1 $485,315,327
17 Jeremy Renner $485,315,327 1 $485,315,327
18 Vladimir Mashkov $485,315,327 1 $485,315,327
19 Josh Holloway $485,315,327 1 $485,315,327
20 Michael Nyqvist $485,315,327 1 $485,315,327
21 Peter Cullen $473,800,000 1 $473,800,000
22 Mark Wahlberg $473,800,000 2 $236,900,000
23 Kristin Davis $461,933,086 2 $230,966,543
24 Cynthia Nixon $461,933,086 2 $230,966,543
25 Sarah Jessica Parker $461,933,086 2 $230,966,543
26 Kim Cattrall $461,933,086 2 $230,966,543
27 Rowan Atkinson $412,919,134 2 $206,459,567
28 Dan Castellaneta $343,936,008 1 $343,936,008
29 Jason Lee $330,184,225 3 $110,061,408
30 Johnny Depp $329,175,519 2 $164,587,760
31 Helena Bonham Carter $329,175,519 2 $164,587,760
32 Anton Yelchin $305,500,399 2 $152,750,200
33 Drew Barrymore $260,816,217 2 $130,408,109
34 Lucy Alexis Liu $260,816,217 2 $130,408,109
35 Cameron Diaz $260,816,217 2 $130,408,109
36 Alice Eve $238,602,923 1 $238,602,923
37 Benedict Cumberbatch $238,602,923 1 $238,602,923
38 Armie Hammer $230,700,000 2 $115,350,000
39 John Goodman $227,968,792 1 $227,968,792
40 Rick Moranis $227,968,792 1 $227,968,792
41 Elizabeth Perkins $227,968,792 1 $227,968,792
42 Rosie O'Donnell $227,968,792 1 $227,968,792
43 Sacha Baron Cohen $211,591,281 2 $105,795,641
44 Channing Tatum $203,979,301 2 $101,989,651
45 Jonah Hill $203,979,301 2 $101,989,651
46 Colin Farrell $190,616,869 2 $95,308,435
47 Noah Ringer $187,941,694 1 $187,941,694
48 Christina Ricci $181,971,806 1 $181,971,806
49 Malachi Pearson $181,971,806 1 $181,971,806
50 Bill Pullman $181,971,806 1 $181,971,806
51 Sofia Boutella $177,549,972 1 $177,549,972
52 Idris Elba $177,549,972 1 $177,549,972
53 Ruth Wilson $170,700,000 1 $170,700,000
54 William Fichtner $170,700,000 1 $170,700,000
55 Harrison Ford $169,839,557 1 $169,839,557
56 Gulliver McGrath $158,475,519 1 $158,475,519
57 Jonny Lee Miller $158,475,519 1 $158,475,519
58 Michelle Pfeiffer $158,475,519 1 $158,475,519
59 Bella Heathcote $158,475,519 1 $158,475,519
60 Eva Green $158,475,519 1 $158,475,519
61 Chloë Grace Moretz $158,475,519 1 $158,475,519
62 Jackie Earle Haley $158,475,519 1 $158,475,519
63 Ty Burrell $158,300,000 1 $158,300,000
64 Max Charles $158,300,000 1 $158,300,000
65 David Duchovny $152,466,424 2 $76,233,212
66 Tom Kenny $148,600,000 1 $148,600,000
67 Clancy Brown $148,600,000 1 $148,600,000
68 Bill Fagerbakke $148,600,000 1 $148,600,000
69 Carolyn Lawrence $148,600,000 1 $148,600,000
70 Rodger Bumpass $148,600,000 1 $148,600,000
71 Seth Rogen $130,375,461 1 $130,375,461
72 Jay Chou $130,375,461 1 $130,375,461
73 William Shatner $125,434,354 5 $25,086,871
74 Sarah Michelle Gellar $123,000,000 1 $123,000,000
75 Linda Cardellini $123,000,000 1 $123,000,000
76 Matthew Lillard $123,000,000 1 $123,000,000
77 Freddie Prinze, Jr. $123,000,000 1 $123,000,000
78 Mel Gibson $120,882,531 2 $60,441,266
79 Kelly Rohrbach $118,473,384 1 $118,473,384
80 Dwayne Johnson $118,473,384 1 $118,473,384
81 Priyanka Chopra $118,473,384 1 $118,473,384
82 Zac Efron $118,473,384 1 $118,473,384
83 Jon Bass $118,473,384 1 $118,473,384
84 Alexandra Daddario $118,473,384 1 $118,473,384
85 Ilfenesh Hadera $118,473,384 1 $118,473,384
86 Louis Koo $116,853,920 2 $58,426,960
87 Charmaine Sheh $116,853,920 2 $58,426,960
88 Francis Ng $116,853,920 2 $58,426,960
89 Owen Wilson $108,718,685 2 $54,359,343
90 Kevin Kline $107,423,654 1 $107,423,654
91 Salma Hayek $107,423,654 1 $107,423,654
92 Will Smith $107,423,654 1 $107,423,654
93 Justin Timberlake $104,528,679 1 $104,528,679
94 Dan Aykroyd $104,528,679 3 $34,842,893
95 Dave Goelz $100,479,408 3 $33,493,136
96 Steve Whitmire $100,479,408 2 $50,239,704
97 Jamie Foxx $100,339,718 1 $100,339,718
98 Bradley Cooper $100,019,072 1 $100,019,072
99 Liam Neeson $100,019,072 1 $100,019,072
100 Quinton Jackson $100,019,072 1 $100,019,072

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

Tom Cruise: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Simon Pegg: Paul Ewen [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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