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Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Universal Stars - International Leading Warner Bros. Stars - International Leading Walt Disney 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 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), 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)

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Steve Carell
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Minions ($831,199,596 in 2015), Despicable Me 3 ($767,573,576 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)

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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 $3,469,808,075 7 $495,686,868
2 Steve Carell $2,639,642,302 6 $439,940,384
3 Paul Walker $2,515,759,046 6 $419,293,174
4 Dwayne Johnson $2,349,287,217 8 $293,660,902
5 Michelle Rodriguez $1,623,221,549 3 $541,073,850
6 Kristen Wiig $1,495,145,331 3 $498,381,777
7 Charlize Theron $1,417,689,825 4 $354,422,456
8 Matt Damon $1,129,937,406 8 $141,242,176
9 Tyrese Gibson $1,119,891,504 2 $559,945,752
10 Jason Statham $1,046,801,742 2 $523,400,871
11 Chris Pratt $1,019,442,583 2 $509,721,292
12 Nathalie Emmanuel $1,010,600,955 1 $1,010,600,955
13 Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges $1,010,600,955 1 $1,010,600,955
14 Meryl Streep $948,683,175 9 $105,409,242
15 Russell Crowe $896,681,743 7 $128,097,392
16 Seth MacFarlane $881,104,932 4 $220,276,233
17 Liam Neeson $864,547,242 7 $123,506,749
18 Dominic Cooper $857,518,814 2 $428,759,407
19 Colin Firth $839,509,213 3 $279,836,404
20 Sandra Bullock $831,199,596 1 $831,199,596
21 Jon Hamm $831,199,596 1 $831,199,596
22 Jordana Brewster $820,620,594 3 $273,540,198
23 Amanda Seyfried $809,035,688 3 $269,678,563
24 Brendan Fraser $797,301,204 3 $265,767,068
25 Robert De Niro $787,302,674 9 $87,478,075
26 Trey Parker $767,573,576 1 $767,573,576
27 Scarlett Johansson $755,549,417 4 $188,887,354
28 Ben Stiller $724,859,253 7 $103,551,322
29 Jamie Dornan $671,378,404 3 $223,792,801
30 Dakota Johnson $671,378,404 3 $223,792,801
31 Ellie Kemper $627,988,734 2 $313,994,367
32 Tom Cruise $620,264,831 6 $103,377,472
33 Mark Wahlberg $586,557,086 5 $117,311,417
34 Michael J. Fox $583,848,469 8 $72,981,059
35 Jim Carrey $565,666,697 6 $94,277,783
36 Blythe Danner $563,811,974 3 $187,937,325
37 Teri Polo $563,811,974 3 $187,937,325
38 Kevin Hart $561,064,295 4 $140,266,074
39 Rowan Atkinson $546,387,502 3 $182,129,167
40 Rachel Weisz $537,748,798 4 $134,437,200
41 Hannibal Buress $507,568,429 1 $507,568,429
42 Lake Bell $507,568,429 1 $507,568,429
43 Albert Brooks $507,568,429 1 $507,568,429
44 Jenny Slate $507,568,429 1 $507,568,429
45 Dana Carvey $507,568,429 1 $507,568,429
46 Louis C.K. $507,568,429 1 $507,568,429
47 Bobby Moynihan $507,568,429 1 $507,568,429
48 Eric Stonestreet $507,568,429 1 $507,568,429
49 Denzel Washington $502,457,926 8 $62,807,241
50 Julia Roberts $499,094,413 5 $99,818,883
51 Hugh Jackman $473,359,282 2 $236,679,641
52 Arnold Schwarzenegger $472,861,856 6 $78,810,309
53 Stellan Skarsgård $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
54 Christine Baranski $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
55 Pierce Brosnan $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
56 Julie Walters $471,618,814 1 $471,618,814
57 Chris Hemsworth $453,273,517 5 $90,654,703
58 Hugh Grant $436,113,185 2 $218,056,593
59 Renée Zellweger $416,452,983 4 $104,113,246
60 Dustin Hoffman $399,611,974 2 $199,805,987
61 Barbra Streisand $399,611,974 2 $199,805,987
62 Emily Blunt $389,882,870 5 $77,976,574
63 Toby Kebbell $385,900,000 1 $385,900,000
64 Paula Patton $385,900,000 1 $385,900,000
65 Ben Foster $385,900,000 1 $385,900,000
66 Travis Fimmel $385,900,000 1 $385,900,000
67 Matthew McConaughey $384,269,695 3 $128,089,898
68 Sacha Baron Cohen $372,013,279 2 $186,006,640
69 Christopher Lloyd $369,583,369 2 $184,791,685
70 Reese Witherspoon $363,958,695 2 $181,979,348
71 Taron Egerton $363,958,695 1 $363,958,695
72 Tori Kelly $363,958,695 1 $363,958,695
73 John C. Reilly $363,958,695 1 $363,958,695
74 Henry Thomas $357,854,772 1 $357,854,772
75 James McAvoy $348,070,902 2 $174,035,451
76 Alicia Vikander $347,404,139 2 $173,702,070
77 Alyson Hannigan $343,514,466 3 $114,504,822
78 Andy Serkis $332,437,332 1 $332,437,332
79 Sofia Boutella $329,213,876 1 $329,213,876
80 Annabelle Wallis $329,213,876 1 $329,213,876
81 Seth Rogen $328,554,027 5 $65,710,805
82 Zac Efron $328,493,493 4 $82,123,373
83 Roy Scheider $316,678,000 2 $158,339,000
84 Bruce Willis $306,700,000 5 $61,340,000
85 Jet Li $303,268,449 1 $303,268,449
86 Maria Bello $303,268,449 1 $303,268,449
87 Eddie Murphy $302,076,376 5 $60,415,275
88 Rose Byrne $294,695,724 3 $98,231,908
89 Helena Bonham Carter $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
90 Anne Hathaway $293,359,282 1 $293,359,282
91 Dana Gaier $291,981,048 1 $291,981,048
92 Elsie Fisher $291,981,048 1 $291,981,048
93 Miranda Cosgrove $291,981,048 1 $291,981,048
94 Pedro Pascal $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
95 Lu Han $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
96 Willem Dafoe $289,393,001 2 $144,696,501
97 Cheney Chen $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
98 Eddie Peng $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
99 Kenny Lin $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001
100 Xuan Huang $289,393,001 1 $289,393,001

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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