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Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative international box office of all the Universal 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), Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($208,000,000 in 2009), The Fast and the Furious ($62,000,000 in 2001), Riddick ($52,738,623 in 2013), Fast and Furious 10 ($0 in 2021)

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Steve Carell
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 20 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Minions ($831,199,596 in 2015), Despicable Me 3 ($769,905,856 in 2017), Despicable Me 2 ($607,151,450 in 2013), Despicable Me ($291,981,048 in 2010), Evan Almighty ($73,841,639 in 2007), The 40 Year-old Virgin ($67,894,993 in 2005), Welcome to Marwen ($0 in 2018)

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Paul Walker
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), Fast and Furious 6 ($550,620,594 in 2013), Fast Five ($420,132,129 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($208,000,000 in 2009), 2 Fast 2 Furious ($109,290,549 in 2003), The Fast and the Furious ($62,000,000 in 2001)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Vin Diesel $3,470,908,381 8 $433,863,548
2 Steve Carell $2,641,974,582 7 $377,424,940
3 Paul Walker $2,515,759,046 6 $419,293,174
4 Dwayne Johnson $2,157,747,577 9 $239,749,731
5 Chris Pratt $1,789,625,761 4 $447,406,440
6 Michelle Rodriguez $1,624,321,855 3 $541,440,618
7 Kristen Wiig $1,497,477,611 3 $499,159,204
8 Charlize Theron $1,418,790,131 4 $354,697,533
9 Matt Damon $1,129,937,406 8 $141,242,176
10 Tyrese Gibson $1,120,991,810 2 $560,495,905
11 Jason Statham $1,047,902,048 3 $349,300,683
12 Nathalie Emmanuel $1,011,701,261 1 $1,011,701,261
13 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $1,011,701,261 1 $1,011,701,261
14 Meryl Streep $948,683,070 10 $94,868,307
15 Jamie Dornan $941,598,772 3 $313,866,257
16 Dakota Johnson $941,598,772 3 $313,866,257
17 Russell Crowe $896,681,743 7 $128,097,392
18 Seth MacFarlane $881,770,919 4 $220,442,730
19 Liam Neeson $865,374,571 7 $123,624,939
20 Dominic Cooper $857,518,709 3 $285,839,570
21 Colin Firth $840,336,437 4 $210,084,109
22 Jon Hamm $831,199,596 1 $831,199,596
23 Sandra Bullock $831,199,596 1 $831,199,596
24 Jordana Brewster $820,620,594 4 $205,155,149
25 Amanda Seyfried $809,035,583 4 $202,258,896
26 Brendan Fraser $797,301,204 3 $265,767,068
27 Robert De Niro $787,311,927 9 $87,479,103
28 Bryce Dallas Howard $770,183,178 2 $385,091,589
29 Trey Parker $769,905,856 1 $769,905,856
30 Scarlett Johansson $756,215,404 4 $189,053,851
31 Ben Stiller $724,859,253 7 $103,551,322
32 Ellie Kemper $638,815,763 3 $212,938,588
33 Tom Cruise $621,246,235 6 $103,541,039
34 Mark Wahlberg $586,557,086 5 $117,311,417
35 Michael J. Fox $583,848,469 8 $72,981,059
36 Kevin Hart $571,891,324 6 $95,315,221
37 Jim Carrey $565,666,697 6 $94,277,783
38 Blythe Danner $563,811,974 3 $187,937,325
39 Teri Polo $563,811,974 3 $187,937,325
40 Rowan Atkinson $547,214,831 3 $182,404,944
41 Rachel Weisz $537,748,798 4 $134,437,200
42 Jenny Slate $518,395,458 2 $259,197,729
43 Dana Carvey $518,395,458 2 $259,197,729
44 Louis C.K. $518,395,458 1 $518,395,458
45 Bobby Moynihan $518,395,458 2 $259,197,729
46 Eric Stonestreet $518,395,458 2 $259,197,729
47 Hannibal Buress $518,395,458 2 $259,197,729
48 Lake Bell $518,395,458 2 $259,197,729
49 Albert Brooks $518,395,458 1 $518,395,458
50 Denzel Washington $502,457,926 8 $62,807,241
51 Julia Roberts $499,094,413 5 $99,818,883
52 Hugh Jackman $473,359,282 2 $236,679,641
53 Arnold Schwarzenegger $472,861,856 6 $78,810,309
54 Stellan Skarsgård $471,618,709 2 $235,809,355
55 Christine Baranski $471,618,709 2 $235,809,355
56 Pierce Brosnan $471,618,709 2 $235,809,355
57 Julie Walters $471,618,709 2 $235,809,355
58 Chris Hemsworth $453,273,517 5 $90,654,703
59 Hugh Grant $436,940,514 2 $218,470,257
60 Renée Zellweger $416,452,983 4 $104,113,246
61 Barbra Streisand $399,611,974 2 $199,805,987
62 Dustin Hoffman $399,611,974 2 $199,805,987
63 Emily Blunt $389,882,870 5 $77,976,574
64 Toby Kebbell $385,900,000 1 $385,900,000
65 Paula Patton $385,900,000 1 $385,900,000
66 Ben Foster $385,900,000 1 $385,900,000
67 Travis Fimmel $385,900,000 1 $385,900,000
68 Matthew McConaughey $384,935,682 3 $128,311,894
69 Sacha Baron Cohen $372,013,279 2 $186,006,640
70 Christopher Lloyd $369,583,369 2 $184,791,685
71 Reese Witherspoon $364,624,682 2 $182,312,341
72 John C. Reilly $364,624,682 1 $364,624,682
73 Taron Egerton $364,624,682 1 $364,624,682
74 Tori Kelly $364,624,682 1 $364,624,682
75 Henry Thomas $357,854,772 1 $357,854,772
76 James McAvoy $348,072,551 3 $116,024,184
77 Alicia Vikander $347,404,139 2 $173,702,070
78 Alyson Hannigan $343,514,466 3 $114,504,822
79 Andy Serkis $332,437,332 1 $332,437,332
80 Sofia Boutella $330,232,201 1 $330,232,201
81 Annabelle Wallis $330,232,201 1 $330,232,201
82 Seth Rogen $328,554,027 5 $65,710,805
83 Zac Efron $328,493,493 4 $82,123,373
84 Roy Scheider $316,678,000 2 $158,339,000
85 Bruce Willis $306,700,000 6 $51,116,667
86 Jet Li $303,268,449 1 $303,268,449
87 Maria Bello $303,268,449 1 $303,268,449
88 Eddie Murphy $302,076,376 5 $60,415,275
89 Rose Byrne $294,695,724 3 $98,231,908
90 Helena Bonham Carter $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
91 Anne Hathaway $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
92 Elsie Fisher $291,981,048 1 $291,981,048
93 Miranda Cosgrove $291,981,048 1 $291,981,048
94 Dana Gaier $291,981,048 1 $291,981,048
95 Xuan Huang $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
96 Jian Tian $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
97 Junkai Wang $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
98 Andy Lau $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
99 Zhang Hanyu $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
100 Willem Dafoe $289,393,001 2 $144,696,501

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

Steve Carell: By Eva RinaldiUploaded by MyCanon (Steve Carell) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Paul Walker: By m anima from San Jose, USA (Cropped from this image.) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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