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Box Office Star Records > Worldwide > Creative Types > Worldwide Leading Dramatization Stars

Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Dramatization Stars - International Leading Dramatization Stars - Worldwide Leading Contemporary Fiction Stars - Worldwide Leading Science Fiction Stars - Worldwide Leading Fantasy Stars - Worldwide Leading Kids Fiction Stars - Worldwide Leading Historical Fiction Stars - Worldwide Leading Super Hero Stars - Worldwide Leading Factual Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the Dramatization 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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Tom Hanks
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 44 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Catch Me if You Can ($355,612,291 in 2002), Apollo 13 ($334,100,000 in 1995), Sully ($238,552,082 in 2016), Captain Phillips ($220,648,184 in 2013), The Terminal ($218,673,959 in 2004), The Post ($177,670,352 in 2017), Charlie Wilson's War ($119,512,771 in 2007), Saving Mr. Banks ($114,962,525 in 2013), Apollo 13 (IMAX) ($2,219,202 in 2002), You Are My Friend ($0 in 2019)

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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: The Revenant ($532,950,503 in 2015), The Wolf of Wall Street ($389,870,414 in 2013), Catch Me if You Can ($355,612,291 in 2002), The Aviator ($208,370,892 in 2004), J. Edgar ($84,606,030 in 2011), The Basketball Diaries ($2,381,087 in 1995), Total Eclipse ($339,889 in 1995), The Crowded Room ($0 in 2016), Devil in the White City ($0 in 2017), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ($0 in 2019)

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Bradley Cooper
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films.
Top films contributed to this record: American Sniper ($547,326,372 in 2014), American Hustle ($257,878,294 in 2013), Joy ($101,134,059 in 2015)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Tom Hanks $1,781,951,366 10 $178,195,137
2 Leonardo DiCaprio $1,574,131,106 10 $157,413,111
3 Bradley Cooper $906,338,725 3 $302,112,908
4 Russell Crowe $750,940,199 5 $150,188,040
5 James Caviezel $742,632,788 4 $185,658,197
6 Julia Roberts $676,928,702 3 $225,642,901
7 Denzel Washington $661,954,784 8 $82,744,348
8 Kate Beckinsale $657,610,747 2 $328,805,374
9 Kevin Costner $650,785,781 6 $108,464,297
10 Christian Bale $611,821,004 6 $101,970,167
11 Tom Hardy $578,918,412 5 $115,783,682
12 Mark Wahlberg $566,540,665 6 $94,423,444
13 Sienna Miller $552,226,758 3 $184,075,586
14 Owen Wilson $547,422,699 2 $273,711,350
15 Fionn Whitehead $500,516,189 1 $500,516,189
16 Michelle Williams $482,158,904 3 $160,719,635
17 Johnny Depp $479,246,298 7 $68,463,757
18 Robert De Niro $475,900,461 7 $67,985,780
19 Hugh Jackman $473,700,138 3 $157,900,046
20 Brad Pitt $467,101,496 6 $77,850,249
21 Colin Firth $460,384,554 3 $153,461,518
22 Josh Hartnett $449,239,855 2 $224,619,928
23 Ben Affleck $449,239,855 1 $449,239,855
24 Helena Bonham Carter $433,875,453 2 $216,937,727
25 Geoffrey Rush $432,307,589 2 $216,153,795
26 Rebecca Ferguson $428,578,961 1 $428,578,961
27 Zendaya $428,578,961 1 $428,578,961
28 Zac Efron $428,578,961 1 $428,578,961
29 George Clooney $426,420,468 2 $213,210,234
30 Diane Lane $416,961,573 4 $104,240,393
31 Tom Cruise $409,515,262 3 $136,505,087
32 Jake Gyllenhaal $407,664,904 6 $67,944,151
33 Liam Neeson $399,348,658 5 $79,869,732
34 Will Smith $394,995,059 2 $197,497,530
35 Meryl Streep $391,835,144 8 $48,979,393
36 Val Kilmer $386,141,954 4 $96,535,489
37 Anthony Hopkins $384,735,949 6 $64,122,658
38 Cate Blanchett $370,961,165 5 $74,192,233
39 Jennifer Lawrence $359,012,353 4 $89,753,088
40 Matt Damon $343,151,649 3 $114,383,883
41 Benedict Cumberbatch $332,765,730 4 $83,191,433
42 Sandra Bullock $331,078,088 2 $165,539,044
43 William Fichtner $328,711,434 1 $328,711,434
44 Mel Gibson $323,703,506 2 $161,851,753
45 Kurt Russell $319,024,953 6 $53,170,826
46 Daniel Day-Lewis $312,484,496 3 $104,161,499
47 Heather Graham $312,389,781 2 $156,194,891
48 Mike Myers $312,383,487 1 $312,383,487
49 Jaden Smith $307,311,093 1 $307,311,093
50 Ming-Na $303,500,000 1 $303,500,000
51 Marion Cotillard $300,894,546 2 $150,447,273
52 Mandy Patinkin $299,610,688 1 $299,610,688
53 Daveed Diggs $299,610,688 1 $299,610,688
54 Jacob Tremblay $299,610,688 1 $299,610,688
55 Izabela Vidovic $299,610,688 1 $299,610,688
56 Helen Mirren $296,591,907 6 $49,431,985
57 Kirsten Dunst $292,663,327 2 $146,331,664
58 Aamir Khan $292,212,172 1 $292,212,172
59 Amy Adams $285,196,166 2 $142,598,083
60 Sean Penn $280,896,213 4 $70,224,053
61 Morgan Freeman $278,832,886 3 $92,944,295
62 Michael Peña $272,968,054 3 $90,989,351
63 Jeremy Renner $264,534,999 2 $132,267,500
64 Tom Holland $260,011,364 2 $130,005,682
65 Forest Whitaker $256,442,162 5 $51,288,432
66 Jennifer Aniston $247,812,011 1 $247,812,011
67 Keira Knightley $245,820,139 3 $81,940,046
68 Nick Nolte $240,295,943 4 $60,073,986
69 Reese Witherspoon $240,168,038 2 $120,084,019
70 Jason Clarke $239,290,303 3 $79,763,434
71 Taraji P. Henson $231,950,856 2 $115,975,428
72 Jim Parsons $231,800,856 1 $231,800,856
73 Octavia Spencer $231,800,856 2 $115,900,428
74 Janelle Monáe $231,800,856 1 $231,800,856
75 Jesse Eisenberg $228,036,478 3 $76,012,159
76 Dustin Hoffman $227,713,427 3 $75,904,476
77 Sam Worthington $224,469,023 3 $74,823,008
78 Jason Mitchell $223,730,254 2 $111,865,127
79 Naomi Watts $221,147,156 4 $55,286,789
80 Angelina Jolie Pitt $215,321,949 3 $71,773,983
81 Chris Pine $214,973,682 2 $107,486,841
82 Jessica Chastain $212,486,223 4 $53,121,556
83 Tony Leung Chiu Wai $208,114,346 3 $69,371,449
84 Corey Hawkins $202,182,981 1 $202,182,981
85 Neil Brown, Jr. $202,182,981 1 $202,182,981
86 Aldis Hodge $202,182,981 1 $202,182,981
87 O'Shea Jackson, Jr. $202,182,981 1 $202,182,981
88 Colin Farrell $193,822,180 2 $96,911,090
89 Mark Ruffalo $188,878,372 3 $62,959,457
90 Chris Hemsworth $188,651,597 2 $94,325,799
91 Joaquin Phoenix $187,707,495 2 $93,853,748
92 Meg Ryan $180,647,935 3 $60,215,978
93 Harrison Ford $179,013,811 3 $59,671,270
94 Philip Seymour Hoffman $170,447,904 3 $56,815,968
95 Samuel Joslin $169,590,606 1 $169,590,606
96 Ewan McGregor $169,590,606 1 $169,590,606
97 Jason Patric $165,600,852 1 $165,600,852
98 Nicolas Cage $165,273,984 4 $41,318,496
99 Jack O'Connell $163,527,824 1 $163,527,824
100 Jamie Foxx $163,345,544 2 $81,672,772

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Tom Hanks: By Yeoman 1st Class Donna Lou Morgan [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Leonardo DiCaprio: By Siebbi (Leonardo DiCaprio) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Bradley Cooper: Georges Biard [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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