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Box Office Star Records > Worldwide > Creative Types > Worldwide Leading Super Hero Stars

Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Super Hero Stars - International Leading Super Hero 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 Dramatization Stars - Worldwide Leading Factual Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the Super Hero 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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Robert Downey, Jr.
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Iron Man 3 ($1,215,392,272 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($879,658,781 in 2017), Iron Man 2 ($621,156,389 in 2010), Iron Man ($585,171,547 in 2008)

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Chris Evans
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714,401,889 in 2014), Captain America: The First Avenger ($370,569,776 in 2011), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer ($289,480,691 in 2007)

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Scarlett Johansson
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714,401,889 in 2014), Iron Man 2 ($621,156,389 in 2010)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Robert Downey, Jr. $7,382,381,753 7 $1,054,625,965
2 Chris Evans $5,455,455,120 6 $909,242,520
3 Scarlett Johansson $5,416,561,042 5 $1,083,312,208
4 Chris Hemsworth $4,863,402,523 5 $972,680,505
5 Jeremy Renner $4,081,002,764 3 $1,360,334,255
6 Samuel L. Jackson $3,890,199,301 4 $972,549,825
7 Mark Ruffalo $3,769,473,389 3 $1,256,491,130
8 Tom Hiddleston $3,455,183,801 4 $863,795,950
9 Hugh Jackman $3,317,731,304 7 $473,961,615
10 Don Cheadle $2,989,853,156 3 $996,617,719
11 Elizabeth Olsen $2,561,523,217 2 $1,280,761,609
12 Tobey Maguire $2,511,677,275 3 $837,225,758
13 Christian Bale $2,445,202,439 3 $815,067,480
14 Gwyneth Paltrow $2,421,720,208 3 $807,240,069
15 Gal Gadot $2,319,129,356 3 $773,043,119
16 Sebastian Stan $2,238,276,160 3 $746,092,053
17 Henry Cavill $2,170,116,059 3 $723,372,020
18 Anthony Hopkins $1,935,704,254 3 $645,234,751
19 Idris Elba $1,935,704,254 3 $645,234,751
20 Patrick Stewart $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
21 Ian McKellen $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
22 Ben Affleck $1,684,899,059 3 $561,633,020
23 James McAvoy $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
24 Michael Fassbender $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
25 Jennifer Lawrence $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
26 Vin Diesel $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
27 Chris Pratt $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
28 Bradley Cooper $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
29 Dave Bautista $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
30 Zoe Saldana $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
31 Andrew Garfield $1,466,886,603 2 $733,443,302
32 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
33 James Spader $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
34 Will Smith $1,370,334,326 2 $685,167,163
35 Guy Pearce $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
36 Ben Kingsley $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
37 Anthony Mackie $1,153,304,495 1 $1,153,304,495
38 Paul Bettany $1,153,304,495 1 $1,153,304,495
39 Chadwick Boseman $1,153,304,495 2 $576,652,248
40 Michael Keaton $1,146,483,072 2 $573,241,536
41 Natalie Portman $1,093,929,134 2 $546,964,567
42 Ryan Reynolds $1,020,564,741 3 $340,188,247
43 Heath Ledger $1,001,620,618 1 $1,001,620,618
44 Zendaya $879,658,781 1 $879,658,781
45 Jon Favreau $879,658,781 1 $879,658,781
46 Tom Holland $879,658,781 1 $879,658,781
47 Marisa Tomei $879,658,781 1 $879,658,781
48 Amy Adams $868,160,194 1 $868,160,194
49 Michael Rooker $863,613,101 1 $863,613,101
50 Karen Gillan $863,613,101 1 $863,613,101
51 Karl Urban $841,775,120 1 $841,775,120
52 Cate Blanchett $841,775,120 1 $841,775,120
53 Jeff Goldblum $841,775,120 1 $841,775,120
54 Tessa Thompson $841,775,120 1 $841,775,120
55 Chris Pine $817,012,815 1 $817,012,815
56 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
57 Margot Robbie $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
58 Adam Beach $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
59 Viola Davis $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
60 Ike Barinholtz $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
61 Jared Leto $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
62 Cara Delevingne $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
63 Scott Eastwood $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
64 Jai Courtney $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
65 Jay Hernandez $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
66 Karen Fukuhara $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
67 Joel Kinnaman $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
68 Robert Redford $714,401,889 1 $714,401,889
69 Tommy Lee Jones $707,098,920 2 $353,549,460
70 Jim Carrey $688,149,273 2 $344,074,637
71 Rachel McAdams $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
72 Chiwetel Ejiofor $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
73 Benedict Cumberbatch $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
74 Mads Mikkelsen $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
75 Tilda Swinton $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
76 Benedict Wong $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
77 Michael Shannon $667,999,518 1 $667,999,518
78 Scott Adsit $652,127,828 1 $652,127,828
79 Ryan Potter $652,127,828 1 $652,127,828
80 Christopher Eccleston $644,602,516 1 $644,602,516
81 Jaimie Alexander $644,602,516 1 $644,602,516
82 Jason Momoa $633,956,347 2 $316,978,174
83 Ray Fisher $633,956,347 1 $633,956,347
84 Ezra Miller $633,956,347 2 $316,978,174
85 Jessica Alba $622,613,441 2 $311,306,721
86 Ioan Gruffudd $622,613,441 2 $311,306,721
87 Mickey Rourke $621,156,389 1 $621,156,389
88 Dafne Keen $615,577,068 1 $615,577,068
89 Terrence Howard $585,171,547 1 $585,171,547
90 Jeff Bridges $585,171,547 1 $585,171,547
91 Bobby Cannavale $519,338,048 1 $519,338,048
92 Paul Rudd $519,338,048 1 $519,338,048
93 Michael Peña $519,338,048 1 $519,338,048
94 Evangeline Lilly $519,338,048 1 $519,338,048
95 Michael Douglas $519,338,048 1 $519,338,048
96 Corey Stoll $519,338,048 1 $519,338,048
97 Tohoru Masamune $485,004,754 1 $485,004,754
98 Alan Ritchson $485,004,754 1 $485,004,754
99 Jeremy Howard $485,004,754 1 $485,004,754
100 Noel Fisher $485,004,754 1 $485,004,754

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Robert Downey, Jr.: Georges Biard [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Chris Evans: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Scarlett Johansson: Foto: © JCS / , via Wikimedia Commons

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