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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 Action Stars - Worldwide Leading Comedy 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.

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Bill Skarsgård photo
Bill Skarsgård
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 4 films.
Top films contributed to this record: It ($697,459,228 in 2017), It: Chapter 2 ($0 in 2019)

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Jaeden Lieberher
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films.
Top films contributed to this record: It ($697,459,228 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 Bill Skarsgård $697,459,228 2 $348,729,614
2 Jaeden Lieberher $697,459,228 1 $697,459,228
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 Tobin Bell $472,019,241 4 $118,004,810
8 Robert Shaw $470,700,000 1 $470,700,000
9 Richard Dreyfuss $470,700,000 1 $470,700,000
10 Emily Blunt $438,888,325 3 $146,296,108
11 Max von Sydow $402,735,134 1 $402,735,134
12 Milla Jovovich $399,661,591 2 $199,830,796
13 Katie Featherston $371,695,066 2 $185,847,533
14 Micah Sloat $371,695,066 2 $185,847,533
15 Madison Wolfe $311,399,450 2 $155,699,725
16 Frances O'Connor $311,270,008 1 $311,270,008
17 Patrick Wilson $311,270,008 1 $311,270,008
18 Miranda Otto $305,492,201 1 $305,492,201
19 Anthony LaPaglia $305,492,201 1 $305,492,201
20 Talitha Bateman $305,492,201 1 $305,492,201
21 Stephanie Sigman $305,492,201 1 $305,492,201
22 John Krasinski $296,222,579 1 $296,222,579
23 Naomi Watts $289,860,652 2 $144,930,326
24 James McAvoy $278,449,984 1 $278,449,984
25 Neve Campbell $269,036,253 2 $134,518,127
26 Jane Levy $256,826,005 2 $128,413,003
27 Daniel Kaluuya $255,209,057 1 $255,209,057
28 Allison Williams $255,209,057 1 $255,209,057
29 Heather Donahue $248,300,000 1 $248,300,000
30 Michael C. Williams $248,300,000 1 $248,300,000
31 Joshua Leonard $248,300,000 1 $248,300,000
32 Michael Fassbender $243,156,404 2 $121,578,202
33 Katherine Waterston $238,862,031 1 $238,862,031
34 Rose Byrne $226,154,229 2 $113,077,115
35 Tom Cruise $223,564,608 1 $223,564,608
36 Jessica Chastain $223,562,161 2 $111,781,081
37 Gary Oldman $215,862,692 1 $215,862,692
38 Nicole Kidman $207,765,056 1 $207,765,056
39 Johnny Depp $207,068,340 1 $207,068,340
40 Christina Ricci $207,068,340 1 $207,068,340
41 Sigourney Weaver $203,635,630 2 $101,817,815
42 Tom Skerritt $203,630,630 1 $203,630,630
43 Jessica Tyler Brown $202,053,386 1 $202,053,386
44 Chloe Cserngey $202,053,386 1 $202,053,386
45 Sarah Michelle Gellar $187,281,115 1 $187,281,115
46 Samuel L. Jackson $181,431,664 2 $90,715,832
47 Catherine Zeta-Jones $180,188,905 1 $180,188,905
48 Liam Neeson $180,188,905 1 $180,188,905
49 Robert Englund $175,034,549 4 $43,758,637
50 Sanaa Lathan $172,543,519 1 $172,543,519
51 Lin Shaye $166,701,747 2 $83,350,874
52 Stephen Lang $159,047,649 1 $159,047,649
53 Daniel Zovatto $159,047,649 1 $159,047,649
54 Dylan Minnette $159,047,649 1 $159,047,649
55 Jack Black $158,905,324 1 $158,905,324
56 Dylan Minette $158,905,324 1 $158,905,324
57 Odeya Rush $158,905,324 1 $158,905,324
58 Miles Fisher $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
59 Jacqueline MacInnes Wood $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
60 Arlen Escarpeta $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
61 Ellen Wroe $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
62 Nicolas D'Agosto $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
63 David Koechner $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
64 P.J. Byrne $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
65 Emma Bell $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
66 Courtney B. Vance $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
67 Tony Todd $155,011,165 1 $155,011,165
68 Teresa Palmer $148,868,835 1 $148,868,835
69 Gabriel Bateman $148,868,835 1 $148,868,835
70 Billy Burke $148,868,835 1 $148,868,835
71 Maria Bello $148,868,835 1 $148,868,835
72 Benicio del Toro $142,634,358 1 $142,634,358
73 Halle Berry $141,484,812 1 $141,484,812
74 Kathryn Newton $140,619,520 1 $140,619,520
75 Benjamin Walker $137,489,730 1 $137,489,730
76 Jennifer Lopez $136,998,907 1 $136,998,907
77 Ice Cube $136,998,907 1 $136,998,907
78 John Cusack $131,263,370 1 $131,263,370
79 Robert De Niro $129,191,296 2 $64,595,648
80 Charles Aitken $124,967,272 1 $124,967,272
81 Jessica Rothe $124,967,272 1 $124,967,272
82 Israel Broussard $124,967,272 1 $124,967,272
83 Laura Clifton $124,967,272 1 $124,967,272
84 Ruby Modine $124,967,272 1 $124,967,272
85 Heather O'Rourke $121,706,019 1 $121,706,019
86 Stefanie Scott $120,678,444 1 $120,678,444
87 Frank Grillo $118,557,124 1 $118,557,124
88 Mykelti Williamson $118,557,124 1 $118,557,124
89 Elizabeth Mitchell $118,557,124 1 $118,557,124
90 Jackie Earle Haley $117,729,621 1 $117,729,621
91 Ken Kirzinger $114,576,403 1 $114,576,403
92 Kenneth Branagh $112,006,296 1 $112,006,296
93 Ryan Reynolds $109,175,673 1 $109,175,673
94 Michelle Rodriguez $105,676,005 2 $52,838,003
95 Donald Pleasance $105,182,000 3 $35,060,667
96 Jaime King $102,836,002 1 $102,836,002
97 Jensen Ackles $102,836,002 1 $102,836,002
98 Matt Passmore $102,630,330 1 $102,630,330
99 Laura Vandervoort $102,630,330 1 $102,630,330
100 Callum Keith Rennie $102,630,330 1 $102,630,330

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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