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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Musical Movies


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

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the Musical 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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Josh Gad
Best known as a Lead Ensemble Member Actor based on credits in that role in 7 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Frozen ($1,274,234,980 in 2013), Beauty and the Beast ($1,262,967,006 in 2017)

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Ewan McGregor
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 26 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Beauty and the Beast ($1,262,967,006 in 2017), Moulin Rouge ($179,208,843 in 2001)

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Idina Menzel
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 2 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Frozen ($1,274,234,980 in 2013)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Josh Gad $2,537,201,986 2 $1,268,600,993
2 Ewan McGregor $1,442,175,849 2 $721,087,925
3 Idina Menzel $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
4 Kristen Bell $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
5 Santino Fontana $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
6 Jonathan Groff $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
7 Alan Tudyk $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
8 Emma Watson $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
9 Emma Thompson $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
10 Ian McKellen $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
11 Dan Stevens $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
12 Audra McDonald $1,262,967,006 2 $631,483,503
13 Luke Evans $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
14 Stanley Tucci $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
15 Kevin Kline $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
16 Gugu Mbatha-Raw $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
17 Amanda Seyfried $1,057,917,824 3 $352,639,275
18 Hugh Jackman $831,933,302 2 $415,966,651
19 Meryl Streep $819,251,144 3 $273,083,715
20 Anthony Gonzalez $800,120,199 1 $800,120,199
21 Gael Garcia Bernal $800,120,199 1 $800,120,199
22 Benjamin Bratt $800,120,199 1 $800,120,199
23 John Travolta $716,590,816 3 $238,863,605
24 Auli'i Cravalho $639,369,553 1 $639,369,553
25 Dwayne Johnson $639,369,553 1 $639,369,553
26 Stellan Skarsgård $615,748,772 2 $307,874,386
27 Christine Baranski $615,748,772 2 $307,874,386
28 Pierce Brosnan $615,748,772 2 $307,874,386
29 Julie Walters $615,748,772 2 $307,874,386
30 Colin Firth $615,748,772 2 $307,874,386
31 Dominic Cooper $615,748,772 1 $615,748,772
32 Paige O'Hara $608,435,483 1 $608,435,483
33 Robby Benson $608,435,483 1 $608,435,483
34 Helena Bonham Carter $595,498,896 2 $297,749,448
35 Mandy Moore $586,477,240 1 $586,477,240
36 Zachary Levi $586,477,240 1 $586,477,240
37 Russell Crowe $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
38 Anne Hathaway $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
39 Sacha Baron Cohen $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
40 Emma Stone $426,557,398 1 $426,557,398
41 Ryan Gosling $426,557,398 1 $426,557,398
42 Julie Andrews $411,038,900 3 $137,012,967
43 Zendaya $389,764,250 1 $389,764,250
44 Zac Efron $389,764,250 1 $389,764,250
45 Rebecca Ferguson $389,764,250 1 $389,764,250
46 Michelle Williams $389,764,250 1 $389,764,250
47 Olivia Newton-John $387,513,770 1 $387,513,770
48 Catherine Zeta-Jones $367,802,477 2 $183,901,239
49 Renée Zellweger $306,770,545 1 $306,770,545
50 Richard Gere $306,770,545 1 $306,770,545
51 Jamie Foxx $295,549,220 2 $147,774,610
52 Ilene Woods $263,591,415 1 $263,591,415
53 Nicole Kidman $232,717,701 2 $116,358,851
54 Adriana Caselotti $184,925,486 1 $184,925,486
55 Beyonce Knowles $155,708,695 1 $155,708,695
56 Gerard Butler $153,770,052 1 $153,770,052
57 Emmy Rossum $153,770,052 1 $153,770,052
58 Johnny Depp $153,329,844 1 $153,329,844
59 Madonna $151,947,179 1 $151,947,179
60 Bruce Reitherman $141,843,000 1 $141,843,000
61 Phil Harris $141,843,000 1 $141,843,000
62 Quvenzhané Wallis $139,840,525 1 $139,840,525
63 Meg Ryan $139,801,177 1 $139,801,177
64 Dick Van Dyke $102,300,000 2 $51,150,000
65 Karen Dotrice $102,300,000 1 $102,300,000
66 Matthew Garber $102,300,000 1 $102,300,000
67 Mary J. Blige $68,317,067 2 $34,158,534
68 Kenny Wormald $62,989,834 1 $62,989,834
69 Alec Baldwin $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
70 Julianne Hough $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
71 Diego Boneta $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
72 Tom Cruise $61,031,932 2 $30,515,966
73 Russell Brand $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
74 Malin Akerman $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
75 Paul Giamatti $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
76 John Belushi $57,229,890 1 $57,229,890
77 Dan Aykroyd $57,229,890 1 $57,229,890
78 Daniel Day-Lewis $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
79 Penélope Cruz $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
80 Kate Hudson $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
81 Marion Cotillard $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
82 Stacy Ferguson $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
83 Judi Dench $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
84 Steve Martin $44,947,385 2 $22,473,693
85 Judy Garland $37,554,967 2 $18,777,484
86 Christopher McDonald $36,100,000 1 $36,100,000
87 Drew Barrymore $34,600,000 1 $34,600,000
88 Clint Eastwood $31,678,778 1 $31,678,778
89 Jeremy Jordan $31,497,864 3 $10,499,288
90 Dolly Parton $31,157,914 1 $31,157,914
91 Keke Palmer $31,157,914 1 $31,157,914
92 Queen Latifah $31,157,914 1 $31,157,914
93 Evan Rachel Wood $29,367,143 1 $29,367,143
94 Jim Sturgess $29,367,143 1 $29,367,143
95 Jessica Mauboy $27,207,570 2 $13,603,785
96 Adam Sandler $23,607,202 1 $23,607,202
97 Elle Fanning $20,466,016 2 $10,233,008
98 Deborah Mailman $20,395,040 1 $20,395,040
99 Shari Sebbens $20,395,040 1 $20,395,040
100 Miranda Tapsell $20,395,040 1 $20,395,040

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Josh Gad: By Voice Chasers [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Ewan McGregor: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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