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Box Office Star Records > Worldwide > Genres > Worldwide Leading Adventure Stars

Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Adventure Stars - International Leading Adventure Stars - Worldwide Leading Comedy Stars - Worldwide Leading Action Stars - Worldwide Leading Drama Stars - Worldwide Leading Thriller/Suspense Stars - Worldwide Leading Horror Stars - Worldwide Leading Romantic Comedy Stars - Worldwide Leading Musical Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the Adventure 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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Rupert Grint
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($1,341,511,219 in 2011), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($960,283,305 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($942,943,935 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($935,083,686 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($896,911,078 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($878,979,634 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($796,688,549 in 2004), Postman Pat: The Movie ($8,660,022 in 2014)

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Emma Watson
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($1,341,511,219 in 2011), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($960,283,305 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($942,943,935 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($935,083,686 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($896,911,078 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($878,979,634 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($796,688,549 in 2004)

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Daniel Radcliffe
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 15 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($1,341,511,219 in 2011), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($960,283,305 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($942,943,935 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($935,083,686 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($896,911,078 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($878,979,634 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($796,688,549 in 2004)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Rupert Grint $7,735,816,799 9 $859,535,200
2 Emma Watson $7,727,156,777 8 $965,894,597
3 Daniel Radcliffe $7,727,156,777 8 $965,894,597
4 Johnny Depp $6,738,796,035 12 $561,566,336
5 Steve Carell $4,462,344,760 7 $637,477,823
6 Orlando Bloom $4,164,724,947 6 $694,120,825
7 Harrison Ford $4,005,194,522 8 $500,649,315
8 Eddie Murphy $3,685,177,618 9 $409,464,180
9 Geoffrey Rush $3,572,350,743 5 $714,470,149
10 Ralph Fiennes $3,550,008,542 4 $887,502,136
11 Ben Stiller $3,429,758,610 7 $489,965,516
12 Denis Leary $3,253,068,079 6 $542,178,013
13 John Leguizamo $3,181,324,256 6 $530,220,709
14 Ray Romano $3,181,324,256 5 $636,264,851
15 Natalie Portman $3,177,341,685 5 $635,468,337
16 Mike Myers $3,126,214,818 5 $625,242,964
17 Martin Freeman $3,035,236,425 4 $758,809,106
18 Cameron Diaz $2,992,396,535 4 $748,099,134
19 Ewan McGregor $2,991,126,784 5 $598,225,357
20 Viggo Mortensen $2,986,174,448 4 $746,543,612
21 Ian McKellen $2,963,313,971 3 $987,771,324
22 Liam Neeson $2,888,935,648 6 $481,489,275
23 Keira Knightley $2,868,468,303 4 $717,117,076
24 Alan Tudyk $2,821,734,989 3 $940,578,330
25 Tim Allen $2,518,725,686 8 $314,840,711
26 Tobey Maguire $2,511,677,275 3 $837,225,758
27 Elijah Wood $2,444,114,229 7 $349,159,176
28 Owen Wilson $2,394,247,348 8 $299,280,919
29 Tom Hanks $2,376,660,287 4 $594,165,072
30 Robin Williams $2,250,010,260 7 $321,430,037
31 Scarlett Johansson $2,219,345,252 3 $739,781,751
32 Kristen Wiig $2,148,704,335 3 $716,234,778
33 Simon Pegg $2,123,435,180 6 $353,905,863
34 Zoe Saldana $2,109,116,679 6 $351,519,447
35 John Boyega $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
36 Adam Driver $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
37 Daisy Ridley $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
38 Antonio Banderas $2,051,951,543 6 $341,991,924
39 Jack Black $2,047,385,277 6 $341,230,880
40 Alan Rickman $2,000,246,481 2 $1,000,123,241
41 Dwayne Johnson $1,972,490,279 6 $328,748,380
42 Ellen DeGeneres $1,959,046,746 2 $979,523,373
43 Idris Elba $1,944,901,951 3 $648,300,650
44 Nicolas Cage $1,922,393,908 8 $240,299,239
45 Queen Latifah $1,915,442,776 3 $638,480,925
46 Chris Rock $1,902,997,681 3 $634,332,560
47 David Schwimmer $1,902,997,681 3 $634,332,560
48 Jada Pinkett Smith $1,902,997,681 3 $634,332,560
49 Mark Hamill $1,893,475,046 3 $631,158,349
50 Carrie Fisher $1,893,475,046 3 $631,158,349
51 Josh Gad $1,871,190,808 3 $623,730,269
52 Mads Mikkelsen $1,868,408,321 3 $622,802,774
53 Will Smith $1,835,150,402 4 $458,787,601
54 Tilda Swinton $1,816,268,442 3 $605,422,814
55 Albert Brooks $1,812,382,129 2 $906,191,065
56 Sacha Baron Cohen $1,803,928,280 4 $450,982,070
57 Bill Hader $1,790,512,081 5 $358,102,416
58 Samuel L. Jackson $1,759,403,891 5 $351,880,778
59 Ben Kingsley $1,740,425,062 5 $348,085,012
60 Hayden Christensen $1,728,596,514 4 $432,149,129
61 Tom McGrath $1,714,089,026 3 $571,363,009
62 Andy Serkis $1,701,811,812 4 $425,452,953
63 Michael J. Fox $1,687,020,507 9 $187,446,723
64 Brendan Fraser $1,680,519,770 7 $240,074,253
65 Bill Murray $1,623,489,416 5 $324,697,883
66 Will Arnett $1,576,662,830 6 $262,777,138
67 Georgie Henley $1,556,067,810 3 $518,689,270
68 Skandar Keynes $1,556,067,810 3 $518,689,270
69 Robbie Coltrane $1,529,361,903 2 $764,680,952
70 Benedict Cumberbatch $1,512,574,415 3 $504,191,472
71 John Goodman $1,497,514,105 4 $374,378,526
72 Chris Pine $1,496,361,244 4 $374,090,311
73 Justin Long $1,453,655,552 5 $290,731,110
74 Billy Crystal $1,424,178,431 3 $474,726,144
75 Angelina Jolie Pitt $1,405,987,908 6 $234,331,318
76 Matthew Gray Gubler $1,404,717,754 5 $280,943,551
77 Jesse McCartney $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
78 Rowan Atkinson $1,386,972,392 3 $462,324,131
79 Kevin James $1,386,885,502 5 $277,377,100
80 Matthew McConaughey $1,379,588,726 3 $459,862,909
81 Tommy Lee Jones $1,370,878,067 3 $456,959,356
82 Colin Farrell $1,350,951,970 6 $225,158,662
83 Mindy Kaling $1,350,219,102 2 $675,109,551
84 Cedric the Entertainer $1,346,438,115 2 $673,219,058
85 Andy Richter $1,346,438,115 2 $673,219,058
86 Rachel Weisz $1,341,784,934 3 $447,261,645
87 Penélope Cruz $1,338,481,716 2 $669,240,858
88 Mizuo Peck $1,338,224,091 3 $446,074,697
89 Patrick Gallagher $1,338,224,091 3 $446,074,697
90 Jay Baruchel $1,327,443,581 4 $331,860,895
91 Adam Sandler $1,314,852,445 4 $328,713,111
92 Andy Samberg $1,297,752,140 4 $324,438,035
93 Don Cheadle $1,295,889,930 3 $431,963,310
94 Jonathan Groff $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
95 Idina Menzel $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
96 Santino Fontana $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
97 Kristen Bell $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
98 Anne Hathaway $1,257,808,481 4 $314,452,120
99 Chris Pratt $1,228,780,723 3 $409,593,574
100 Wanda Sykes $1,223,162,384 2 $611,581,192

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Rupert Grint: By John Griffiths from London, United Kingdom (Ron Weasley) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Emma Watson: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Daniel Radcliffe: DavidDjJohnson at English Wikipedia [GFDL or CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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