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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.

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Furious 7 ($1,165,715,774 in 2015), The Fate of the Furious ($1,011,701,261 in 2017), xXx: Return of Xander Cage ($300,154,671 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)

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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)

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Leonardo DiCaprio
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 23 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Titanic ($1,548,844,451 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)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Vin Diesel $2,887,501,480 11 $262,500,135
2 Ben Stiller $2,719,186,655 26 $104,584,102
3 Leonardo DiCaprio $2,596,328,688 6 $432,721,448
4 Dwayne Johnson $2,578,661,912 13 $198,358,609
5 Harrison Ford $2,493,778,734 23 $108,425,162
6 John Leguizamo $2,404,404,522 10 $240,440,452
7 Denis Leary $2,404,229,309 8 $300,528,664
8 Ray Romano $2,387,629,309 6 $397,938,218
9 Jack Black $2,191,003,242 17 $128,882,544
10 Arnold Schwarzenegger $2,138,310,588 23 $92,970,026
11 Zoe Saldana $2,103,627,346 11 $191,238,850
12 Sam Worthington $2,064,949,869 8 $258,118,734
13 John Boyega $2,055,420,074 5 $411,084,015
14 Steve Carell $2,050,967,511 14 $146,497,679
15 Jason Statham $2,037,323,699 18 $113,184,650
16 Tom Hanks $1,967,027,070 24 $81,959,461
17 Kate Winslet $1,965,609,352 9 $218,401,039
18 Brad Pitt $1,883,809,561 23 $81,904,764
19 Bruce Willis $1,861,710,320 34 $54,756,186
20 Nicolas Cage $1,861,184,452 46 $40,460,532
21 Adam Driver $1,845,298,798 6 $307,549,800
22 Daisy Ridley $1,819,910,658 3 $606,636,886
23 Adam Sandler $1,816,923,506 30 $60,564,117
24 Ewan McGregor $1,804,756,619 15 $120,317,108
25 Natalie Portman $1,759,684,431 17 $103,510,849
26 Sandra Bullock $1,750,611,857 21 $83,362,469
27 Keanu Reeves $1,748,966,339 31 $56,418,269
28 Owen Wilson $1,743,340,472 21 $83,016,213
29 Julia Roberts $1,734,380,498 20 $86,719,025
30 Liam Neeson $1,731,945,440 17 $101,879,144
31 Samuel L. Jackson $1,706,238,389 36 $47,395,511
32 Robert De Niro $1,632,256,363 37 $44,115,037
33 Queen Latifah $1,605,682,022 7 $229,383,146
34 Matt Damon $1,594,916,531 19 $83,942,975
35 Sylvester Stallone $1,594,478,467 26 $61,326,095
36 Will Smith $1,592,366,274 14 $113,740,448
37 Kristen Wiig $1,576,505,546 11 $143,318,686
38 Chris Rock $1,559,419,941 9 $173,268,882
39 Mark Hamill $1,530,910,658 8 $191,363,832
40 Carrie Fisher $1,530,910,658 4 $382,727,665
41 George Clooney $1,512,484,388 15 $100,832,293
42 Mel Gibson $1,504,169,339 19 $79,166,807
43 Jada Pinkett Smith $1,430,179,299 6 $238,363,217
44 Jesse Eisenberg $1,333,427,873 12 $111,118,989
45 Jamie Foxx $1,326,012,672 14 $94,715,191
46 Charlize Theron $1,318,556,776 11 $119,868,798
47 Tom Cruise $1,313,767,451 16 $82,110,466
48 David Schwimmer $1,312,999,728 4 $328,249,932
49 Tim Allen $1,300,670,072 13 $100,051,544
50 Kevin Hart $1,300,633,093 13 $100,048,699
51 Gerard Butler $1,248,168,162 15 $83,211,211
52 Paul Walker $1,221,564,314 6 $203,594,052
53 Cameron Diaz $1,215,265,170 15 $81,017,678
54 Michelle Rodriguez $1,154,582,599 8 $144,322,825
55 Ryan Reynolds $1,154,544,409 19 $60,765,495
56 Jackie Chan $1,146,214,703 22 $52,100,668
57 Morgan Freeman $1,143,357,186 17 $67,256,305
58 Jim Carrey $1,140,722,311 14 $81,480,165
59 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $1,117,458,448 3 $372,486,149
60 Sacha Baron Cohen $1,092,391,750 4 $273,097,938
61 Kevin James $1,092,161,702 11 $99,287,427
62 Ellen DeGeneres $1,091,009,806 3 $363,669,935
63 Woody Harrelson $1,089,304,421 18 $60,516,912
64 Scarlett Johansson $1,081,744,778 11 $98,340,434
65 John Goodman $1,075,993,036 7 $153,713,291
66 Jason Bateman $1,074,922,534 14 $76,780,181
67 Albert Brooks $1,074,295,458 3 $358,098,486
68 Anne Hathaway $1,058,627,771 9 $117,625,308
69 Tyrese Gibson $1,057,277,755 4 $264,319,439
70 John Cusack $1,041,599,127 35 $29,759,975
71 Nathalie Emmanuel $1,011,701,261 1 $1,011,701,261
72 Matthew McConaughey $1,006,548,360 13 $77,426,797
73 Zach Galifianakis $975,155,021 8 $121,894,378
74 Cedric the Entertainer $974,365,552 8 $121,795,694
75 Michael Caine $970,941,427 14 $69,352,959
76 Rowan Atkinson $956,663,304 6 $159,443,884
77 Andy Richter $950,035,683 2 $475,017,842
78 Tom McGrath $950,035,683 2 $475,017,842
79 Bradley Cooper $943,666,662 10 $94,366,666
80 John Travolta $940,457,910 30 $31,348,597
81 Eddie Murphy $932,864,284 26 $35,879,396
82 Mindy Kaling $926,866,589 3 $308,955,530
83 Billy Crystal $926,040,201 6 $154,340,034
84 Mark Wahlberg $920,501,717 16 $57,531,357
85 Shia LaBeouf $900,214,196 13 $69,247,246
86 Ed Helms $882,814,408 11 $80,255,855
87 Seth MacFarlane $881,770,919 4 $220,442,730
88 Emma Stone $837,988,387 8 $104,748,548
89 Hayden Christensen $835,987,906 7 $119,426,844
90 Jennifer Aniston $824,633,507 20 $41,231,675
91 Benicio del Toro $816,550,101 7 $116,650,014
92 Denzel Washington $812,445,593 22 $36,929,345
93 David Spade $809,585,722 7 $115,655,103
94 Cate Blanchett $797,923,773 9 $88,658,197
95 Jet Li $789,333,808 6 $131,555,635
96 Domhnall Gleeson $784,813,336 4 $196,203,334
97 Angelina Jolie Pitt $776,452,987 8 $97,056,623
98 Trey Parker $769,905,856 1 $769,905,856
99 Frances McDormand $761,262,076 5 $152,252,415
100 Craig Ferguson $754,907,696 3 $251,635,899

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

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