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

Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Musical Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Musical Stars - International Leading Musical Stars - Worldwide 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

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.

  1
Ewan McGregor
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Beauty and the Beast ($1,263,714,165 in 2017), Moulin Rouge ($179,209,685 in 2001)

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Audra McDonald
Best known as a Lead Ensemble Member Actress based on credits in that role in 2 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Beauty and the Beast ($1,263,714,165 in 2017), Hello Again ($0 in 2017)

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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: Beauty and the Beast ($1,263,714,165 in 2017)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Ewan McGregor $1,442,923,850 2 $721,461,925
2 Audra McDonald $1,263,714,165 2 $631,857,083
3 Josh Gad $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
4 Stanley Tucci $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
5 Emma Watson $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
6 Kevin Kline $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
7 Gugu Mbatha-Raw $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
8 Dan Stevens $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
9 Emma Thompson $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
10 Ian McKellen $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
11 Luke Evans $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
12 Amanda Seyfried $1,057,917,929 2 $528,958,965
13 Meryl Streep $819,251,249 2 $409,625,625
14 John Travolta $716,590,816 3 $238,863,605
15 Pierce Brosnan $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
16 Julie Walters $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
17 Colin Firth $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
18 Dominic Cooper $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
19 Stellan Skarsgård $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
20 Christine Baranski $615,748,877 1 $615,748,877
21 Helena Bonham Carter $595,498,896 2 $297,749,448
22 Paige O'Hara $451,329,842 1 $451,329,842
23 Robby Benson $451,329,842 1 $451,329,842
24 Hugh Jackman $442,180,379 2 $221,090,190
25 Anne Hathaway $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
26 Sacha Baron Cohen $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
27 Russell Crowe $442,169,052 1 $442,169,052
28 Ryan Gosling $431,690,689 1 $431,690,689
29 Emma Stone $431,690,689 1 $431,690,689
30 Julie Andrews $411,038,900 3 $137,012,967
31 Olivia Newton-John $387,513,770 1 $387,513,770
32 Catherine Zeta-Jones $367,802,477 2 $183,901,239
33 Richard Gere $306,770,545 1 $306,770,545
34 Renée Zellweger $306,770,545 1 $306,770,545
35 Jamie Foxx $295,549,220 2 $147,774,610
36 Ilene Woods $263,591,415 1 $263,591,415
37 Nicole Kidman $232,718,543 2 $116,359,272
38 Adriana Caselotti $184,925,485 1 $184,925,485
39 Beyonce Knowles $155,708,695 1 $155,708,695
40 Emmy Rossum $153,974,114 1 $153,974,114
41 Gerard Butler $153,974,114 1 $153,974,114
42 Johnny Depp $153,329,844 1 $153,329,844
43 Madonna $151,947,179 1 $151,947,179
44 Bruce Reitherman $141,843,000 1 $141,843,000
45 Phil Harris $141,843,000 1 $141,843,000
46 Susan Sarandon $140,704,112 1 $140,704,112
47 Richard O'Brien $140,704,112 1 $140,704,112
48 Quvenzhané Wallis $139,840,525 1 $139,840,525
49 Meg Ryan $139,801,290 1 $139,801,290
50 Karen Dotrice $102,300,000 1 $102,300,000
51 Matthew Garber $102,300,000 1 $102,300,000
52 Dick Van Dyke $102,300,000 1 $102,300,000
53 Mary J. Blige $68,317,067 2 $34,158,534
54 Kenny Wormald $62,989,834 1 $62,989,834
55 Alec Baldwin $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
56 Julianne Hough $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
57 Diego Boneta $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
58 Tom Cruise $61,031,932 2 $30,515,966
59 Russell Brand $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
60 Malin Akerman $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
61 Paul Giamatti $61,031,932 1 $61,031,932
62 John Belushi $57,229,890 1 $57,229,890
63 Dan Aykroyd $57,229,890 1 $57,229,890
64 Daniel Day-Lewis $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
65 Penélope Cruz $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
66 Kate Hudson $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
67 Marion Cotillard $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
68 Stacy Ferguson $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
69 Judi Dench $53,508,858 1 $53,508,858
70 Steve Martin $44,947,385 2 $22,473,693
71 Judy Garland $37,554,967 2 $18,777,484
72 Christopher McDonald $36,100,000 1 $36,100,000
73 Drew Barrymore $34,600,000 1 $34,600,000
74 Clint Eastwood $31,678,778 1 $31,678,778
75 Jeremy Jordan $31,497,864 3 $10,499,288
76 Dolly Parton $31,157,914 1 $31,157,914
77 Keke Palmer $31,157,914 1 $31,157,914
78 Queen Latifah $31,157,914 1 $31,157,914
79 Jim Sturgess $29,367,143 1 $29,367,143
80 Evan Rachel Wood $29,367,143 1 $29,367,143
81 Jessica Mauboy $27,207,570 2 $13,603,785
82 Adam Sandler $23,607,202 1 $23,607,202
83 Elle Fanning $20,466,016 1 $20,466,016
84 Deborah Mailman $20,395,040 1 $20,395,040
85 Shari Sebbens $20,395,040 1 $20,395,040
86 Miranda Tapsell $20,395,040 1 $20,395,040
87 Chris O'Dowd $20,395,040 1 $20,395,040
88 Ronald Reagan $19,500,000 1 $19,500,000
89 Joan Leslie $19,500,000 1 $19,500,000
90 George Murphy $19,500,000 1 $19,500,000
91 Angela Lansbury $17,871,174 1 $17,871,174
92 David Tomlinson $17,871,174 1 $17,871,174
93 Priyanka Chopra $14,524,101 2 $7,262,051
94 Abhishek Bachchan $14,332,659 1 $14,332,659
95 John Abraham $14,332,659 1 $14,332,659
96 Michelle Pfeiffer $14,297,083 1 $14,297,083
97 Robert De Niro $13,800,000 1 $13,800,000
98 Ferdia Walsh-Peelo $13,110,565 1 $13,110,565
99 Jack Reynor $13,110,565 1 $13,110,565
100 Lucy Boynton $13,110,565 1 $13,110,565

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

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