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

Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies


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

  1
Jaeden Lieberher
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films.
Top films contributed to this record: It ($695,661,714 in 2017)

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Bill Skarsgård
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films.
Top films contributed to this record: It ($695,661,714 in 2017)

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Roy Scheider
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Jaws ($470,700,000 in 1975), Jaws 2 ($208,900,376 in 1978)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Jaeden Lieberher $695,661,714 1 $695,661,714
2 Bill Skarsgård $695,661,714 1 $695,661,714
3 Roy Scheider $679,600,376 2 $339,800,188
4 Vera Farmiga $629,270,149 2 $314,635,075
5 Anthony Hopkins $589,878,625 3 $196,626,208
6 Will Smith $585,532,684 1 $585,532,684
7 Robert Shaw $470,700,000 1 $470,700,000
8 Richard Dreyfuss $470,700,000 1 $470,700,000
9 Tobin Bell $470,106,841 4 $117,526,710
10 Max von Sydow $400,214,478 1 $400,214,478
11 Milla Jovovich $399,661,591 2 $199,830,796
12 Katie Featherston $371,695,066 2 $185,847,533
13 Micah Sloat $371,695,066 2 $185,847,533
14 Madison Wolfe $311,270,008 1 $311,270,008
15 Frances O'Connor $311,270,008 1 $311,270,008
16 Patrick Wilson $311,270,008 1 $311,270,008
17 Anthony LaPaglia $305,492,201 1 $305,492,201
18 Talitha Bateman $305,492,201 1 $305,492,201
19 Stephanie Sigman $305,492,201 1 $305,492,201
20 Miranda Otto $305,492,201 1 $305,492,201
21 Naomi Watts $289,860,652 2 $144,930,326
22 James McAvoy $278,304,578 1 $278,304,578
23 Neve Campbell $269,036,253 2 $134,518,127
24 Jane Levy $256,826,005 2 $128,413,003
25 Daniel Kaluuya $253,758,980 1 $253,758,980
26 Allison Williams $253,758,980 1 $253,758,980
27 Heather Donahue $248,300,000 1 $248,300,000
28 Michael C. Williams $248,300,000 1 $248,300,000
29 Joshua Leonard $248,300,000 1 $248,300,000
30 Michael Fassbender $243,156,404 2 $121,578,202
31 Katherine Waterston $238,862,031 1 $238,862,031
32 Rose Byrne $226,154,229 2 $113,077,115
33 Tom Cruise $223,564,608 1 $223,564,608
34 Jessica Chastain $223,562,161 2 $111,781,081
35 Gary Oldman $215,862,692 1 $215,862,692
36 Nicole Kidman $207,765,056 1 $207,765,056
37 Johnny Depp $207,068,340 1 $207,068,340
38 Christina Ricci $207,068,340 1 $207,068,340
39 Sigourney Weaver $203,635,630 2 $101,817,815
40 Tom Skerritt $203,630,630 1 $203,630,630
41 Jessica Tyler Brown $202,053,386 1 $202,053,386
42 Chloe Cserngey $202,053,386 1 $202,053,386
43 Sarah Michelle Gellar $187,281,115 1 $187,281,115
44 Samuel L. Jackson $181,431,664 2 $90,715,832
45 Liam Neeson $180,188,905 1 $180,188,905
46 Catherine Zeta-Jones $180,188,905 1 $180,188,905
47 Robert Englund $175,034,549 4 $43,758,637
48 Sanaa Lathan $172,543,519 1 $172,543,519
49 Daniel Zovatto $159,047,649 1 $159,047,649
50 Dylan Minnette $159,047,649 1 $159,047,649
51 Stephen Lang $159,047,649 1 $159,047,649
52 Jack Black $158,905,324 1 $158,905,324
53 Dylan Minette $158,905,324 1 $158,905,324
54 Odeya Rush $158,905,324 1 $158,905,324
55 Tony Todd $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
56 Miles Fisher $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
57 Jacqueline MacInnes Wood $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
58 Arlen Escarpeta $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
59 Ellen Wroe $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
60 Nicolas D'Agosto $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
61 David Koechner $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
62 P.J. Byrne $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
63 Emma Bell $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
64 Courtney B. Vance $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
65 Gabriel Bateman $148,868,835 1 $148,868,835
66 Billy Burke $148,868,835 1 $148,868,835
67 Maria Bello $148,868,835 1 $148,868,835
68 Teresa Palmer $148,868,835 1 $148,868,835
69 Emily Blunt $142,665,746 2 $71,332,873
70 Benicio del Toro $142,634,358 1 $142,634,358
71 Halle Berry $141,484,812 1 $141,484,812
72 Kathryn Newton $140,619,520 1 $140,619,520
73 Benjamin Walker $137,489,730 1 $137,489,730
74 Jennifer Lopez $136,998,907 1 $136,998,907
75 Ice Cube $136,998,907 1 $136,998,907
76 John Cusack $131,263,370 1 $131,263,370
77 Robert De Niro $129,191,296 2 $64,595,648
78 Heather O'Rourke $121,706,019 1 $121,706,019
79 Stefanie Scott $120,678,444 1 $120,678,444
80 Elizabeth Mitchell $118,557,124 1 $118,557,124
81 Frank Grillo $118,557,124 1 $118,557,124
82 Mykelti Williamson $118,557,124 1 $118,557,124
83 Jackie Earle Haley $117,729,621 1 $117,729,621
84 Ken Kirzinger $114,576,403 1 $114,576,403
85 Kenneth Branagh $112,006,296 1 $112,006,296
86 Ryan Reynolds $109,175,673 1 $109,175,673
87 Michelle Rodriguez $105,676,005 2 $52,838,003
88 Donald Pleasance $105,182,000 3 $35,060,667
89 Jaime King $102,836,002 1 $102,836,002
90 Jensen Ackles $102,836,002 1 $102,836,002
91 Suzan Crowley $101,759,490 1 $101,759,490
92 Fernanda Andrade $101,759,490 1 $101,759,490
93 Simon Quarterman $101,759,490 1 $101,759,490
94 Evan Helmuth $101,759,490 1 $101,759,490
95 Cle Bennett $100,717,930 1 $100,717,930
96 Hannah Emily Anderson $100,717,930 1 $100,717,930
97 Matt Passmore $100,717,930 1 $100,717,930
98 Laura Vandervoort $100,717,930 1 $100,717,930
99 Callum Keith Rennie $100,717,930 1 $100,717,930
100 Ty Simpkins $99,870,886 1 $99,870,886

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Bill Skarsgård: Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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