Follow us on


Box Office Star Records > International > Sources > International Leading Original Screenplay Stars

Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Original Screenplay 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.

  1
Vin Diesel photo
Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($1,165,715,774 in 2015), The Fate of the Furious ($1,010,600,955 in 2017), xXx: Return of Xander Cage ($300,216,520 in 2017), xXx ($125,270,000 in 2002), The Last Witch Hunter ($103,866,746 in 2015), The Pacifier ($85,000,000 in 2005), Riddick ($52,738,623 in 2013), A Man Apart ($17,297,731 in 2003), Pitch Black ($13,947,000 in 2000), Boiler Room ($11,809,674 in 2000)

Full Information...

  2
Ben Stiller photo
Ben Stiller
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted ($530,529,789 in 2012), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa ($419,505,894 in 2008), Madagascar ($362,964,045 in 2005), Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb ($242,800,000 in 2014), Meet the Fockers ($237,400,000 in 2004), There's Something About Mary ($193,400,000 in 1998), Meet the Parents ($164,200,000 in 2000), Little Fockers ($162,211,974 in 2010), Along Came Polly ($84,970,903 in 2004), Tropic Thunder ($80,629,943 in 2008)

Full Information...

  3
Leonardo DiCaprio photo
Leonardo DiCaprio
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Titanic ($1,548,943,366 in 1997), Inception ($539,825,887 in 2010), Django Unchained ($287,142,889 in 2012), Blood Diamond ($114,000,000 in 2006), Gangs of New York ($105,394,121 in 2002), Celebrity ($1,121,340 in 1998)

Full Information...

Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Vin Diesel $2,886,463,023 10 $288,646,302
2 Ben Stiller $2,718,920,646 26 $104,573,871
3 Leonardo DiCaprio $2,596,427,603 6 $432,737,934
4 Harrison Ford $2,493,778,734 22 $113,353,579
5 Denis Leary $2,404,247,674 8 $300,530,959
6 John Leguizamo $2,403,068,733 10 $240,306,873
7 Ray Romano $2,387,647,674 6 $397,941,279
8 Arnold Schwarzenegger $2,138,310,588 23 $92,970,026
9 Zoe Saldana $2,111,201,049 9 $234,577,894
10 Sam Worthington $2,072,523,572 6 $345,420,595
11 Steve Carell $2,048,635,231 14 $146,331,088
12 Jason Statham $2,036,223,393 18 $113,123,522
13 Dwayne Johnson $1,972,353,617 11 $179,304,874
14 Tom Hanks $1,967,027,070 22 $89,410,321
15 Kate Winslet $1,965,708,267 9 $218,412,030
16 Brad Pitt $1,883,823,164 22 $85,628,326
17 Nicolas Cage $1,861,065,920 42 $44,311,093
18 Bruce Willis $1,860,572,321 31 $60,018,462
19 Ewan McGregor $1,803,929,934 14 $128,852,138
20 Adam Sandler $1,762,159,363 29 $60,764,116
21 Natalie Portman $1,758,213,174 16 $109,888,323
22 Keanu Reeves $1,742,849,891 27 $64,549,996
23 Owen Wilson $1,734,196,816 21 $82,580,801
24 Julia Roberts $1,725,793,344 19 $90,831,229
25 Liam Neeson $1,665,476,538 16 $104,092,284
26 Jack Black $1,633,358,007 17 $96,079,883
27 Robert De Niro $1,632,244,638 37 $44,114,720
28 Sandra Bullock $1,632,103,061 20 $81,605,153
29 Queen Latifah $1,604,135,915 7 $229,162,274
30 Will Smith $1,587,666,274 13 $122,128,175
31 Sylvester Stallone $1,580,305,190 23 $68,708,921
32 Kristen Wiig $1,574,173,266 11 $143,106,661
33 Matt Damon $1,570,885,557 19 $82,678,187
34 Chris Rock $1,559,419,941 9 $173,268,882
35 George Clooney $1,512,484,388 15 $100,832,293
36 Mel Gibson $1,482,636,494 19 $78,033,500
37 Jada Pinkett Smith $1,428,614,827 6 $238,102,471
38 Samuel L. Jackson $1,385,299,744 34 $40,744,110
39 Jesse Eisenberg $1,333,532,102 12 $111,127,675
40 Jamie Foxx $1,325,333,977 14 $94,666,713
41 Tom Cruise $1,313,767,451 15 $87,584,497
42 David Schwimmer $1,312,999,728 4 $328,249,932
43 Charlize Theron $1,309,816,322 9 $145,535,147
44 Tim Allen $1,300,670,072 12 $108,389,173
45 Paul Walker $1,221,564,314 6 $203,594,052
46 Cameron Diaz $1,215,265,170 15 $81,017,678
47 Adam Driver $1,202,870,453 4 $300,717,613
48 Gerard Butler $1,200,521,453 13 $92,347,804
49 John Boyega $1,188,235,008 3 $396,078,336
50 Daisy Ridley $1,182,800,000 2 $591,400,000
51 Ryan Reynolds $1,154,310,999 18 $64,128,389
52 Michelle Rodriguez $1,153,482,293 8 $144,185,287
53 Morgan Freeman $1,142,822,054 17 $67,224,827
54 Jim Carrey $1,140,722,311 14 $81,480,165
55 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $1,102,906,590 2 $551,453,295
56 Jackie Chan $1,097,935,121 21 $52,282,625
57 Sacha Baron Cohen $1,092,391,750 4 $273,097,938
58 Ellen DeGeneres $1,092,221,815 3 $364,073,938
59 Scarlett Johansson $1,081,078,791 10 $108,107,879
60 John Goodman $1,075,993,036 6 $179,332,173
61 Albert Brooks $1,063,468,429 3 $354,489,476
62 Tyrese Gibson $1,056,177,449 4 $264,044,362
63 John Cusack $1,041,594,763 34 $30,635,140
64 Kevin James $1,037,397,559 10 $103,739,756
65 Jason Bateman $1,026,936,914 13 $78,995,147
66 Nathalie Emmanuel $1,010,600,955 1 $1,010,600,955
67 Matthew McConaughey $1,005,817,810 12 $83,818,151
68 Woody Harrelson $991,039,903 18 $55,057,772
69 Zach Galifianakis $975,155,021 8 $121,894,378
70 Cedric the Entertainer $974,365,552 8 $121,795,694
71 Michael Caine $970,931,662 12 $80,910,972
72 Rowan Atkinson $955,874,148 5 $191,174,830
73 Andy Richter $950,035,683 2 $475,017,842
74 Tom McGrath $950,035,683 2 $475,017,842
75 Bradley Cooper $943,666,662 10 $94,366,666
76 John Travolta $940,457,910 29 $32,429,583
77 Anne Hathaway $940,118,975 7 $134,302,711
78 Eddie Murphy $932,864,284 26 $35,879,396
79 Billy Crystal $926,040,201 6 $154,340,034
80 Shia LaBeouf $900,214,196 13 $69,247,246
81 Mark Wahlberg $898,968,872 14 $64,212,062
82 Carrie Fisher $893,800,000 4 $223,450,000
83 Mark Hamill $893,800,000 7 $127,685,714
84 Seth MacFarlane $881,104,932 4 $220,276,233
85 Ed Helms $878,657,596 10 $87,865,760
86 Emma Stone $844,059,478 8 $105,507,435
87 Hayden Christensen $835,987,906 7 $119,426,844
88 Denzel Washington $811,442,904 22 $36,883,768
89 Mindy Kaling $804,344,714 2 $402,172,357
90 Jet Li $789,333,808 6 $131,555,635
91 Angelina Jolie Pitt $776,452,987 8 $97,056,623
92 Trey Parker $767,573,576 1 $767,573,576
93 Craig Ferguson $754,907,696 3 $251,635,899
94 David Spade $754,821,579 6 $125,803,597
95 Dustin Hoffman $746,774,557 14 $53,341,040
96 Kevin Hart $732,180,081 11 $66,561,826
97 Hugh Jackman $730,379,225 11 $66,398,111
98 John C. Reilly $727,014,694 10 $72,701,469
99 Reese Witherspoon $723,642,413 17 $42,567,201
100 Ellen Page $720,211,268 9 $80,023,474

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

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

Ben Stiller: By Jiyang ChenUploaded by MyCanon (This file was derived from:Benstillernyc2.jpg) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Leonardo DiCaprio: By Siebbi (Leonardo DiCaprio) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

ProductionNext