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Top International Leading Stars for MGM Movies


See also: Domestic Leading MGM Stars - International Leading Warner Bros. Stars - International Leading Walt Disney Stars - International Leading Universal Stars - International Leading Sony Pictures Stars - International Leading 20th Century Fox Stars - International Leading Paramount Pictures Stars - International Leading Lionsgate Stars - Worldwide Leading MGM Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the MGM 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
Pierce Brosnan
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 56 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Die Another Day ($271,000,000 in 2002), Goldeneye ($250,000,000 in 1995), Tomorrow Never Dies ($214,200,000 in 1997)

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Roger Moore
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Live and Let Die ($126,400,000 in 1973), Octopussy ($119,600,000 in 1983), A View to a Kill ($102,300,000 in 1985), The Man with the Golden Gun ($76,600,000 in 1974), Diane ($0 in 1956), Sunday Lovers ($0 in 1981)

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Sylvester Stallone
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Rocky IV ($172,500,000 in 1985), Rocky Balboa ($85,959,151 in 2006), Rocky V ($79,000,000 in 1990), Rocky III ($0 in 1982)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Pierce Brosnan $735,200,000 3 $245,066,667
2 Roger Moore $424,900,000 6 $70,816,667
3 Sylvester Stallone $337,459,151 4 $84,364,788
4 Halle Berry $271,000,000 1 $271,000,000
5 Timothy Dalton $261,515,000 2 $130,757,500
6 Dustin Hoffman $239,974,565 2 $119,987,283
7 Tom Cruise $239,974,565 1 $239,974,565
8 Clark Gable $191,844,722 1 $191,844,722
9 Vivien Leigh $191,844,722 1 $191,844,722
10 Anthony Hopkins $185,008,014 1 $185,008,014
11 Sean Connery $171,400,000 4 $42,850,000
12 Kurt Russell $128,024,595 2 $64,012,298
13 James Spader $125,000,000 1 $125,000,000
14 Scarlett Johansson $101,352,630 2 $50,676,315
15 John Cusack $86,460,380 3 $28,820,127
16 John Travolta $82,094,616 2 $41,047,308
17 Penélope Cruz $81,288,108 1 $81,288,108
18 Javier Bardem $81,288,108 1 $81,288,108
19 Reese Witherspoon $80,015,809 3 $26,671,936
20 Bruce Willis $77,000,000 3 $25,666,667
21 Rob Lowe $75,737,916 2 $37,868,958
22 Gene Hackman $60,419,801 2 $30,209,901
23 Samuel L. Jackson $59,541,234 3 $19,847,078
24 Robin Williams $57,700,000 1 $57,700,000
25 Nicolas Cage $54,530,420 3 $18,176,807
26 Richard Gere $52,964,753 2 $26,482,377
27 Heather O'Rourke $47,000,000 1 $47,000,000
28 Rene Russo $43,000,000 1 $43,000,000
29 Danny De Vito $43,000,000 1 $43,000,000
30 Patricia Arquette $39,400,000 1 $39,400,000
31 Matthew MacFadyen $38,210,000 1 $38,210,000
32 Adam Beach $36,714,197 1 $36,714,197
33 Morgan Freeman $35,287,895 2 $17,643,948
34 Josh Hartnett $33,000,000 1 $33,000,000
35 Lucy Alexis Liu $33,000,000 1 $33,000,000
36 Renée Zellweger $32,885,652 1 $32,885,652
37 Marcia Gay Harden $31,595,653 1 $31,595,653
38 Thomas Jane $31,595,653 1 $31,595,653
39 Andre Braugher $31,595,653 1 $31,595,653
40 Cate Blanchett $30,000,000 1 $30,000,000
41 Billy Bob Thornton $30,000,000 2 $15,000,000
42 Stellan Skarsgård $29,081,217 1 $29,081,217
43 Jonathan Pryce $29,081,217 1 $29,081,217
44 Natascha McElhone $29,081,217 2 $14,540,609
45 Robert De Niro $29,081,217 3 $9,693,739
46 Sean Bean $29,081,217 1 $29,081,217
47 Jean Reno $29,081,217 1 $29,081,217
48 Justin Long $21,034,860 1 $21,034,860
49 Jonathan Breck $21,034,860 1 $21,034,860
50 Gina Philips $21,034,860 1 $21,034,860
51 Tyler Mane $19,245,250 1 $19,245,250
52 Elisabeth Shue $17,816,223 1 $17,816,223
53 Kevin Costner $17,512,793 1 $17,512,793
54 Demi Moore $17,512,793 1 $17,512,793
55 Sigourney Weaver $17,419,801 2 $8,709,901
56 Jennifer Love Hewitt $17,419,801 1 $17,419,801
57 Gina Gershon $17,400,000 1 $17,400,000
58 Elizabeth Berkley $17,400,000 1 $17,400,000
59 Frankie Muniz $15,884,234 2 $7,942,117
60 Rob Corddry $15,697,891 1 $15,697,891
61 Craig Robinson $15,697,891 1 $15,697,891
62 Clark Duke $15,697,891 1 $15,697,891
63 Denzel Washington $14,406,718 2 $7,203,359
64 Eva Mendes $14,406,718 1 $14,406,718
65 Sanaa Lathan $14,406,718 1 $14,406,718
66 Hilary Duff $11,695,398 2 $5,847,699
67 John Cleese $11,484,747 1 $11,484,747
68 Jennifer Coolidge $11,484,747 1 $11,484,747
69 Steve Buscemi $11,484,747 1 $11,484,747
70 Angie Harmon $10,695,398 1 $10,695,398
71 Simon Pegg $9,255,850 1 $9,255,850
72 Geena Davis $8,561,989 2 $4,280,995
73 Ed Harris $6,230,356 1 $6,230,356
74 Ryan Gosling $5,320,639 1 $5,320,639
75 Christian Bale $4,434,836 2 $2,217,418
76 Milo Ventimiglia $3,161,929 1 $3,161,929
77 Agnes Bruckner $3,024,722 1 $3,024,722
78 Robert Downey, Jr. $2,860,045 2 $1,430,023
79 Ice Cube $2,320,892 3 $773,631
80 Greg Kinnear $2,287,895 1 $2,287,895
81 James Franco $1,725,749 1 $1,725,749
82 Annette Bening $1,514,430 1 $1,514,430
83 Ian McKellen $1,514,430 1 $1,514,430
84 James Marsden $1,506,870 1 $1,506,870
85 Drake Bell $1,481,623 1 $1,481,623
86 Andrew Caldwell $1,481,623 1 $1,481,623
87 Kevin Covais $1,481,623 1 $1,481,623
88 Tyler Hilton $1,345,615 1 $1,345,615
89 Anton Yelchin $1,345,615 1 $1,345,615
90 Hope Davis $1,345,615 1 $1,345,615
91 Kat Dennings $1,345,615 1 $1,345,615
92 Jena Malone $1,320,391 1 $1,320,391
93 Mandy Moore $1,320,391 1 $1,320,391
94 Eva Amurri $1,320,391 1 $1,320,391
95 Macaulay Culkin $1,320,391 1 $1,320,391
96 Patrick Fugit $1,320,391 1 $1,320,391
97 Dwayne Johnson $1,100,000 1 $1,100,000
98 Haylie Duff $1,000,000 1 $1,000,000
99 Zach Braff $646,700 1 $646,700
100 Amanda Peet $646,700 1 $646,700

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

Roger Moore: By Allan warren (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Sylvester Stallone: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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