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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Thriller/Suspense Stars - International Leading Thriller/Suspense Stars - Worldwide Leading Adventure Stars - Worldwide Leading Action Stars - Worldwide Leading Comedy Stars - Worldwide Leading Drama 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 Thriller/Suspense 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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Leonardo DiCaprio
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 23 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Titanic ($2,208,208,395 in 1997), Inception ($832,402,082 in 2010), Shutter Island ($299,461,782 in 2010), Body of Lies ($118,556,530 in 2008), Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ($0 in 2019)

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Jennifer Lawrence
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 18 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 ($766,652,288 in 2014), The Hunger Games ($677,923,379 in 2012), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 ($650,523,427 in 2015), Passengers ($302,239,672 in 2016), Red Sparrow ($145,951,861 in 2018), mother! ($42,558,972 in 2017)

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Matt Damon
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 34 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Martian ($663,851,905 in 2015), Ocean's Eleven ($450,728,529 in 2001), The Bourne Ultimatum ($442,161,562 in 2007), The Bourne Supremacy ($288,587,450 in 2004), The Bourne Identity ($214,357,371 in 2002), Contagion ($137,551,594 in 2011), The Adjustment Bureau ($126,931,325 in 2011), Hereafter ($105,246,941 in 2010), The Informant! ($41,771,168 in 2009)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Leonardo DiCaprio $3,458,628,789 5 $691,725,758
2 Jennifer Lawrence $2,585,849,599 6 $430,974,933
3 Matt Damon $2,471,187,845 9 $274,576,427
4 Kate Winslet $2,434,321,714 4 $608,580,429
5 Morgan Freeman $1,790,836,277 10 $179,083,628
6 Tom Hanks $1,681,519,830 5 $336,303,966
7 Harrison Ford $1,469,139,851 9 $163,237,761
8 George Clooney $1,400,781,707 5 $280,156,341
9 Bruce Willis $1,277,930,886 11 $116,175,535
10 Michael Douglas $1,112,703,583 12 $92,725,299
11 Tom Cruise $1,100,458,815 5 $220,091,763
12 Ben Affleck $1,063,718,164 7 $151,959,738
13 Denzel Washington $1,060,508,770 10 $106,050,877
14 Brad Pitt $1,044,707,160 9 $116,078,573
15 Dylan O’Brien $993,206,068 5 $198,641,214
16 Sandra Bullock $944,568,140 4 $236,142,035
17 Kaya Scodelario $924,895,894 3 $308,298,631
18 Thomas Brodie-Sangster $924,895,894 4 $231,223,974
19 Angelina Jolie Pitt $915,404,306 6 $152,567,384
20 Jodie Foster $883,799,074 6 $147,299,846
21 Ellen Page $877,477,423 2 $438,738,712
22 Joseph Gordon-Levitt $863,795,283 2 $431,897,642
23 Liam Neeson $835,613,538 7 $119,373,363
24 Jake Gyllenhaal $831,593,489 10 $83,159,349
25 Audrey Tautou $767,820,459 1 $767,820,459
26 Mark Ruffalo $754,524,824 3 $251,508,275
27 Dave Franco $733,125,532 3 $244,375,177
28 Woody Harrelson $704,793,616 4 $176,198,404
29 Michael Caine $676,855,324 4 $169,213,831
30 Jesse Eisenberg $672,819,171 3 $224,273,057
31 Haley Joel Osment $672,806,292 1 $672,806,292
32 Maggie Grace $654,654,250 4 $163,663,563
33 Robert De Niro $639,597,916 10 $63,959,792
34 Johnny Depp $619,749,200 7 $88,535,600
35 Jamie Foxx $594,874,112 4 $148,718,528
36 Samuel L. Jackson $580,860,079 13 $44,681,545
37 Ki Hong Lee $576,576,033 2 $288,288,017
38 Kevin Costner $546,894,198 5 $109,378,840
39 Nicolas Cage $545,496,401 16 $34,093,525
40 Sharon Stone $542,882,330 5 $108,576,466
41 Julia Roberts $523,110,483 5 $104,622,097
42 Daniel Radcliffe $491,156,390 4 $122,789,098
43 Andy Garcia $490,854,127 4 $122,713,532
44 Michelle Pfeiffer $482,407,173 4 $120,601,793
45 Richard Gere $440,636,088 10 $44,063,609
46 Natalie Portman $419,423,985 3 $139,807,995
47 Kevin Spacey $419,142,988 4 $104,785,747
48 Whitney Houston $410,900,000 1 $410,900,000
49 Mark Wahlberg $398,715,104 5 $79,743,021
50 Clive Owen $391,231,198 5 $78,246,240
51 Al Pacino $387,250,996 7 $55,321,571
52 Emily Blunt $381,658,272 3 $127,219,424
53 Rosamund Pike $377,854,568 3 $125,951,523
54 Famke Janssen $377,807,404 2 $188,903,702
55 Ryan Reynolds $364,975,102 6 $60,829,184
56 Laurence Fishburne $357,912,283 6 $59,652,047
57 Ryan Gosling $353,056,096 3 $117,685,365
58 Aml Ameen $348,319,861 1 $348,319,861
59 Will Poulter $348,319,861 1 $348,319,861
60 Mélanie Laurent $342,769,200 1 $342,769,200
61 Isla Fisher $342,769,200 1 $342,769,200
62 John Goodman $335,427,179 3 $111,809,060
63 Jeremy Renner $332,010,877 3 $110,670,292
64 Lizzy Caplan $328,675,540 2 $164,337,770
65 Jay Chou $328,675,540 1 $328,675,540
66 Anthony Hopkins $325,865,452 6 $54,310,909
67 Clint Eastwood $322,311,701 5 $64,462,340
68 Glenn Close $320,100,000 1 $320,100,000
69 Edward Norton $319,997,511 2 $159,998,756
70 Sam Worthington $315,814,878 4 $78,953,720
71 Catherine Zeta-Jones $312,922,183 3 $104,307,394
72 Nicole Kidman $310,653,252 9 $34,517,028
73 Shia LaBeouf $310,240,717 4 $77,560,179
74 Russell Crowe $309,124,701 5 $61,824,940
75 Rooney Mara $306,116,108 2 $153,058,054
76 Chris Pratt $302,239,672 1 $302,239,672
77 Dakota Fanning $300,451,278 4 $75,112,820
78 Chris Evans $291,445,812 6 $48,574,302
79 Amanda Seyfried $287,371,543 5 $57,474,309
80 Gerard Butler $281,721,945 4 $70,430,486
81 Daniel Craig $279,521,012 2 $139,760,506
82 Ethan Hawke $278,907,864 8 $34,863,483
83 Dave Bautista $274,253,884 4 $68,563,471
84 Kurt Russell $273,429,928 5 $54,685,986
85 Channing Tatum $272,182,525 2 $136,091,263
86 Rosa Salazar $265,878,841 1 $265,878,841
87 Dexter Darden $265,878,841 1 $265,878,841
88 Ana de Armas $265,876,020 3 $88,625,340
89 Sean Connery $260,351,222 3 $86,783,741
90 Sylvia Hoeks $259,356,836 1 $259,356,836
91 Jared Leto $259,356,836 1 $259,356,836
92 Kyle Chandler $257,972,745 1 $257,972,745
93 Elle Fanning $257,972,745 1 $257,972,745
94 Joaquin Phoenix $257,641,634 1 $257,641,634
95 Bryce Dallas Howard $257,641,634 1 $257,641,634
96 Alan Arkin $254,080,682 2 $127,040,341
97 Noomi Rapace $248,827,139 7 $35,546,734
98 John Travolta $246,641,168 7 $35,234,453
99 Bryan Cranston $245,866,433 3 $81,955,478
100 Jennifer Lopez $242,425,474 5 $48,485,095

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Leonardo DiCaprio: By Siebbi (Leonardo DiCaprio) [CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Jennifer Lawrence: By Jennifer_Lawrence_at_the_83rd_Academy_Awards.jpg: Mingle MediaTV derivative work: Tabercil (Jennifer_Lawrence_at_the_83rd_Academy_Awards.jpg) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (creativecommons.org)], via Wikimedia Commons

Matt Damon: By nicolas genin from Paris, France [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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