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Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office


See also: Top Domestic 2012 Stars - Top International 2014 Stars - Top International 2015 Stars - Top International 2016 Stars - Top International 2017 Stars - Top Worldwide 2012 Stars

This list shows the highest grossing stars of 2012 based on the international box office of the movies they had a leading role in in 2012 and the two preceeding years (voice-only roles excluded).

The Star Score in this list represent points assigned to each of the leading stars of top 100 (based on international box office) movies in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on. This rewards actors for appearing in a number of hit films over the course of three years more than starring in just one monster hit over the same time period.

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Taylor Lautner
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 ($537,400,000 in 2012), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 ($408,132,918 in 2011), The Twilight Saga: Eclipse ($405,571,077 in 2010), Valentine's Day ($107,083,674 in 2010), Abduction ($58,561,204 in 2011)

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Kristen Stewart
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 17 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 ($537,400,000 in 2012), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 ($408,132,918 in 2011), The Twilight Saga: Eclipse ($405,571,077 in 2010), Snow White and the Huntsman ($245,884,991 in 2012)

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Johnny Depp
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 36 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ($804,600,000 in 2011), Alice in Wonderland ($691,300,000 in 2010), The Tourist ($211,100,212 in 2010), Dark Shadows ($158,475,519 in 2012)

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Complete List

Rank Name Star
Score
Movies Average
Billing
1 Taylor Lautner 379 5 5.0
2 Kristen Stewart 365 4 1.0
3 Johnny Depp 350 4 1.0
4 Robert Downey, Jr. 347 4 1.0
5 Liam Neeson 342 5 2.4
6 Robert Pattinson 325 5 1.8
7 Bradley Cooper 316 5 1.8
8 Jeremy Renner 305 4 3.8
9 Ralph Fiennes 276 3 6.0
10 Leonardo DiCaprio 272 4 1.5
11 Chris Hemsworth 267 3 2.7
12 Helena Bonham Carter 245 3 4.0
13 Tom Cruise 240 3 1.0
14 Mickey Rourke 239 3 6.0
15 Daniel Radcliffe 236 3 3.3
16 Milla Jovovich 230 3 1.3
17 Matt Damon 230 6 1.8
18 Jennifer Lawrence 224 3 2.0
19 Daniel Craig 222 3 1.0
20 Natalie Portman 218 3 1.3
21 Jude Law 215 4 6.5
22 Sacha Baron Cohen 214 3 2.7
23 Anne Hathaway 212 4 4.3
24 Tommy Lee Jones 205 3 2.0
25 Dwayne Johnson 201 3 1.7
26 Scarlett Johansson 200 3 3.7
27 Emma Watson 199 2 4.0
28 Rupert Grint 199 2 6.5
29 Ashton Kutcher 193 4 11.3
30 Jet Li 192 3 2.3
31 Julia Roberts 192 3 6.7
32 Justin Timberlake 191 3 1.7
33 Russell Crowe 190 3 1.3
34 Geoffrey Rush 189 2 2.5
35 Jessica Biel 189 3 6.7
36 Nicolas Cage 187 4 2.5
37 Jake Gyllenhaal 186 3 1.0
38 Cameron Diaz 186 3 1.3
39 Amanda Seyfried 186 3 2.0
40 Tom Hiddleston 185 2 5.0
41 Noomi Rapace 184 3 1.7
42 Chris Evans 182 2 1.5
43 Anthony Hopkins 180 4 2.5
44 Adam Sandler 178 3 1.0
45 Robert De Niro 174 3 3.7
46 Sam Worthington 170 2 1.0
47 Denzel Washington 170 4 1.0
48 Hugh Jackman 167 2 1.0
49 Jason Statham 166 3 1.7
50 Freida Pinto 166 3 4.7
51 Owen Wilson 162 4 3.0
52 Chloë Grace Moretz 160 3 5.0
53 Christian Bale 157 3 1.3
54 Angelina Jolie Pitt 157 2 1.5
55 Taylor Kitsch 156 2 1.0
56 Shia LaBeouf 155 2 1.5
57 Christoph Waltz 155 2 7.0
58 Joseph Gordon-Levitt 154 2 2.0
59 Zach Galifianakis 154 2 2.5
60 Sylvester Stallone 151 2 1.0
61 Dolph Lundgren 151 2 5.0
62 Ben Kingsley 150 2 2.0
63 Josh Brolin 150 3 4.3
64 Jamie Foxx 149 2 4.5
65 Jackie Chan 148 2 1.5
66 Luke Evans 145 2 4.0
67 Jessica Alba 142 3 2.7
68 Tom Wilkinson 142 2 8.5
69 Jeff Bridges 141 2 1.0
70 Logan Lerman 140 2 1.0
71 Sarah Jessica Parker 138 2 17.0
72 Simon Pegg 132 2 2.5
73 Colin Farrell 129 2 3.0
74 Channing Tatum 127 4 1.5
75 Mark Wahlberg 126 3 1.3
76 Michelle Pfeiffer 126 2 1.5
77 Rachel McAdams 126 2 2.5
78 Gwyneth Paltrow 125 2 1.5
79 Penélope Cruz 123 2 3.0
80 Kate Beckinsale 121 2 1.5
81 Don Cheadle 121 2 3.5
82 Ellen Page 121 2 5.5
83 Hector Elizondo 121 2 45.0
84 Bruce Willis 120 2 1.0
85 Kevin James 119 2 1.5
86 Colin Firth 119 2 3.0
87 Michael Peña 118 2 7.0
88 Ben Stiller 114 2 1.5
89 Chris Pine 113 2 2.0
90 Halle Berry 113 2 5.5
91 Katherine Heigl 111 3 8.7
92 Michael Nyqvist 106 2 3.5
93 Seann William Scott 106 2 9.5
94 François Cluzet 105 2 1.0
95 James Franco 104 2 1.0
96 Will Ferrell 104 2 1.0
97 Jackie Earle Haley 104 2 3.0
98 Chris Rock 104 2 6.5
99 John Hurt 104 2 7.0
100 Ryan Reynolds 103 2 1.5

The Average Billing column contains the average billing position of this cast/crew member for the selected films.

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

Taylor Lautner: By Taylor_Lautner.jpg: Dalboz17 derivative work: Gage (Taylor_Lautner.jpg) [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

Kristen Stewart: By lukeford.net [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

Johnny Depp: By Arnold WellsUploaded by MyCanon (Johnny Depp) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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