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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. photo
Robert Downey, Jr.
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 30 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,849,149,638 in 2018), 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 ($880,210,429 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 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,849,149,638 in 2018), 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 Lead Ensemble Member Actress based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($1,849,149,638 in 2018), 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. $9,232,083,039 8 $1,154,010,380
2 Chris Evans $7,304,604,758 7 $1,043,514,965
3 Scarlett Johansson $7,265,710,680 6 $1,210,951,780
4 Chris Hemsworth $6,721,430,453 6 $1,120,238,409
5 Mark Ruffalo $5,627,501,319 4 $1,406,875,330
6 Don Cheadle $4,839,002,794 4 $1,209,750,699
7 Elizabeth Olsen $4,410,672,855 3 $1,470,224,285
8 Chadwick Boseman $4,347,715,151 3 $1,449,238,384
9 Sebastian Stan $4,087,425,798 4 $1,021,856,450
10 Jeremy Renner $4,081,002,764 3 $1,360,334,255
11 Samuel L. Jackson $3,890,199,301 4 $972,549,825
12 Zoe Saldana $3,483,398,717 3 $1,161,132,906
13 Vin Diesel $3,483,398,717 4 $870,849,679
14 Chris Pratt $3,483,398,717 3 $1,161,132,906
15 Bradley Cooper $3,483,398,717 3 $1,161,132,906
16 Dave Bautista $3,483,398,717 3 $1,161,132,906
17 Tom Hiddleston $3,464,062,093 4 $866,015,523
18 Hugh Jackman $3,317,731,304 7 $473,961,615
19 Letitia Wright $3,194,410,656 2 $1,597,205,328
20 Danai Gurira $3,194,410,656 2 $1,597,205,328
21 Paul Bettany $3,002,454,133 2 $1,501,227,067
22 Tom Holland $2,729,360,067 2 $1,364,680,034
23 Karen Gillan $2,712,347,382 2 $1,356,173,691
24 Benedict Cumberbatch $2,526,691,558 2 $1,263,345,779
25 Benedict Wong $2,526,691,558 2 $1,263,345,779
26 Tobey Maguire $2,511,677,275 3 $837,225,758
27 Christian Bale $2,445,202,439 3 $815,067,480
28 Gwyneth Paltrow $2,421,720,208 3 $807,240,069
29 Gal Gadot $2,341,126,455 3 $780,375,485
30 Josh Brolin $2,200,609,020 2 $1,100,304,510
31 Henry Cavill $2,192,113,158 3 $730,704,386
32 Anthony Hopkins $1,944,582,546 3 $648,194,182
33 Idris Elba $1,944,582,546 3 $648,194,182
34 Patrick Stewart $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
35 Ian McKellen $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
36 Pom Klementieff $1,849,149,638 1 $1,849,149,638
37 Ben Affleck $1,706,896,158 3 $568,965,386
38 James McAvoy $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
39 Michael Fassbender $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
40 Jennifer Lawrence $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
41 Michael B. Jordan $1,513,238,614 2 $756,619,307
42 Andrew Garfield $1,466,886,603 2 $733,443,302
43 James Spader $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
44 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
45 Ryan Reynolds $1,372,024,123 3 $457,341,374
46 Will Smith $1,370,334,326 3 $456,778,109
47 Forest Whitaker $1,345,261,018 1 $1,345,261,018
48 Martin Freeman $1,345,261,018 1 $1,345,261,018
49 Daniel Kaluuya $1,345,261,018 1 $1,345,261,018
50 Andy Serkis $1,345,261,018 1 $1,345,261,018
51 Lupita Nyong'o $1,345,261,018 1 $1,345,261,018
52 Angela Bassett $1,345,261,018 1 $1,345,261,018
53 Guy Pearce $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
54 Ben Kingsley $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
55 Anthony Mackie $1,153,304,495 1 $1,153,304,495
56 Michael Keaton $1,147,034,720 2 $573,517,360
57 Natalie Portman $1,093,929,134 2 $546,964,567
58 Heath Ledger $1,001,620,618 1 $1,001,620,618
59 Zendaya $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
60 Jon Favreau $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
61 Marisa Tomei $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
62 Amy Adams $868,160,194 1 $868,160,194
63 Michael Rooker $863,197,744 1 $863,197,744
64 Tessa Thompson $850,653,412 1 $850,653,412
65 Karl Urban $850,653,412 1 $850,653,412
66 Cate Blanchett $850,653,412 1 $850,653,412
67 Jeff Goldblum $850,653,412 1 $850,653,412
68 Chris Pine $817,012,815 1 $817,012,815
69 Adam Beach $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
70 Viola Davis $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
71 Ike Barinholtz $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
72 Jared Leto $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
73 Cara Delevingne $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
74 Scott Eastwood $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
75 Jai Courtney $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
76 Jay Hernandez $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
77 Karen Fukuhara $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
78 Joel Kinnaman $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
79 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
80 Margot Robbie $746,100,054 2 $373,050,027
81 Robert Redford $714,401,889 1 $714,401,889
82 Tommy Lee Jones $707,098,920 2 $353,549,460
83 Jim Carrey $688,149,273 2 $344,074,637
84 Mads Mikkelsen $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
85 Tilda Swinton $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
86 Rachel McAdams $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
87 Chiwetel Ejiofor $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
88 Michael Shannon $667,999,518 1 $667,999,518
89 Jason Momoa $655,953,446 2 $327,976,723
90 Ray Fisher $655,953,446 2 $327,976,723
91 Ezra Miller $655,953,446 2 $327,976,723
92 Scott Adsit $652,127,828 1 $652,127,828
93 Ryan Potter $652,127,828 1 $652,127,828
94 Christopher Eccleston $644,602,516 1 $644,602,516
95 Jaimie Alexander $644,602,516 1 $644,602,516
96 Jessica Alba $622,613,441 2 $311,306,721
97 Ioan Gruffudd $622,613,441 2 $311,306,721
98 Mickey Rourke $621,156,389 1 $621,156,389
99 Dafne Keen $615,577,068 1 $615,577,068
100 Terrence Howard $585,171,547 1 $585,171,547

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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