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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 ($2,019,451,862 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 ($2,019,451,862 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 Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 15 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($2,019,451,862 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), Black Widow ($0 in 2018)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Robert Downey, Jr. $9,402,385,263 8 $1,175,298,158
2 Chris Evans $7,474,906,982 7 $1,067,843,855
3 Scarlett Johansson $7,436,012,904 7 $1,062,287,558
4 Chris Hemsworth $6,891,729,548 6 $1,148,621,591
5 Mark Ruffalo $5,797,800,414 4 $1,449,450,104
6 Don Cheadle $5,009,305,018 4 $1,252,326,255
7 Elizabeth Olsen $4,580,975,079 3 $1,526,991,693
8 Chadwick Boseman $4,519,669,043 3 $1,506,556,348
9 Sebastian Stan $4,257,728,022 4 $1,064,432,006
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 Bradley Cooper $3,653,391,659 3 $1,217,797,220
13 Dave Bautista $3,653,391,659 3 $1,217,797,220
14 Zoe Saldana $3,653,391,659 3 $1,217,797,220
15 Vin Diesel $3,653,391,659 4 $913,347,915
16 Chris Pratt $3,653,391,659 3 $1,217,797,220
17 Tom Hiddleston $3,464,058,964 4 $866,014,741
18 Danai Gurira $3,366,364,548 2 $1,683,182,274
19 Letitia Wright $3,366,364,548 2 $1,683,182,274
20 Hugh Jackman $3,317,631,201 7 $473,947,314
21 Paul Bettany $3,172,756,357 2 $1,586,378,179
22 Tom Holland $2,899,662,291 3 $966,554,097
23 Karen Gillan $2,882,340,324 2 $1,441,170,162
24 Pom Klementieff $2,882,340,324 2 $1,441,170,162
25 Josh Brolin $2,750,307,482 2 $1,375,153,741
26 Benedict Cumberbatch $2,696,775,515 2 $1,348,387,758
27 Benedict Wong $2,696,775,515 2 $1,348,387,758
28 Tobey Maguire $2,511,677,275 3 $837,225,758
29 Christian Bale $2,445,202,439 3 $815,067,480
30 Gwyneth Paltrow $2,421,720,208 3 $807,240,069
31 Gal Gadot $2,345,677,048 4 $586,419,262
32 Henry Cavill $2,192,113,158 3 $730,704,386
33 Anthony Hopkins $1,944,579,417 3 $648,193,139
34 Idris Elba $1,944,579,417 3 $648,193,139
35 Ian McKellen $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
36 Patrick Stewart $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
37 Ryan Reynolds $1,751,420,361 3 $583,806,787
38 Ben Affleck $1,706,896,158 3 $568,965,386
39 Michael Fassbender $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
40 Jennifer Lawrence $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
41 James McAvoy $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
42 Michael B. Jordan $1,514,890,282 2 $757,445,141
43 Andrew Garfield $1,466,886,603 2 $733,443,302
44 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
45 James Spader $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
46 Will Smith $1,370,334,326 3 $456,778,109
47 Lupita Nyong'o $1,346,912,686 1 $1,346,912,686
48 Angela Bassett $1,346,912,686 1 $1,346,912,686
49 Forest Whitaker $1,346,912,686 1 $1,346,912,686
50 Martin Freeman $1,346,912,686 1 $1,346,912,686
51 Daniel Kaluuya $1,346,912,686 1 $1,346,912,686
52 Andy Serkis $1,346,912,686 1 $1,346,912,686
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 Kurt Russell $945,997,821 2 $472,998,911
60 Zendaya $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
61 Jon Favreau $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
62 Marisa Tomei $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
63 Amy Adams $868,160,194 1 $868,160,194
64 Michael Rooker $862,888,462 1 $862,888,462
65 Elizabeth Debicki $862,888,462 1 $862,888,462
66 Cate Blanchett $850,650,283 1 $850,650,283
67 Jeff Goldblum $850,650,283 1 $850,650,283
68 Tessa Thompson $850,650,283 1 $850,650,283
69 Karl Urban $850,650,283 1 $850,650,283
70 Chris Pine $821,563,408 1 $821,563,408
71 Cara Delevingne $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
72 Scott Eastwood $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
73 Jai Courtney $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
74 Jay Hernandez $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
75 Karen Fukuhara $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
76 Joel Kinnaman $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
77 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
78 Margot Robbie $746,100,054 2 $373,050,027
79 Adam Beach $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
80 Viola Davis $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
81 Ike Barinholtz $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
82 Jared Leto $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
83 Stefan Kapicic $730,855,620 1 $730,855,620
84 T.J. Miller $730,855,620 1 $730,855,620
85 Zazie Beetz $730,855,620 1 $730,855,620
86 Leslie Uggams $730,855,620 1 $730,855,620
87 Karan Soni $730,855,620 1 $730,855,620
88 Brianna Hildebrand $730,855,620 1 $730,855,620
89 Morena Baccarin $730,855,620 1 $730,855,620
90 Robert Redford $714,401,889 1 $714,401,889
91 Tommy Lee Jones $707,098,920 2 $353,549,460
92 Paul Rudd $706,406,312 2 $353,203,156
93 Michael Peña $706,406,312 2 $353,203,156
94 Evangeline Lilly $706,406,312 2 $353,203,156
95 Michael Douglas $706,406,312 2 $353,203,156
96 Jim Carrey $688,149,273 2 $344,074,637
97 Tilda Swinton $677,323,653 1 $677,323,653
98 Rachel McAdams $677,323,653 1 $677,323,653
99 Chiwetel Ejiofor $677,323,653 1 $677,323,653
100 Mads Mikkelsen $677,323,653 1 $677,323,653

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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