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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 Comedy Stars - Worldwide Leading Action 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 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Titanic ($2,208,303,533 in 1997), Inception ($832,402,082 in 2010), Shutter Island ($299,461,782 in 2010), Body of Lies ($118,556,530 in 2008)

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Matt Damon
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 32 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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Jennifer Lawrence
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 17 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 ($302,211,827 in 2016), mother! ($42,558,972 in 2017), Red Sparrow ($0 in 2018)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Leonardo DiCaprio $3,458,723,927 4 $864,680,982
2 Matt Damon $2,471,187,845 9 $274,576,427
3 Jennifer Lawrence $2,439,869,893 6 $406,644,982
4 Kate Winslet $2,431,446,676 4 $607,861,669
5 Morgan Freeman $1,790,836,277 10 $179,083,628
6 Tom Hanks $1,681,531,519 5 $336,306,304
7 Harrison Ford $1,460,785,460 9 $162,309,496
8 George Clooney $1,400,781,707 5 $280,156,341
9 Bruce Willis $1,277,930,886 10 $127,793,089
10 Michael Douglas $1,111,868,676 12 $92,655,723
11 Tom Cruise $1,100,474,444 5 $220,094,889
12 Ben Affleck $1,063,722,918 7 $151,960,417
13 Denzel Washington $1,060,508,770 10 $106,050,877
14 Brad Pitt $1,044,707,160 7 $149,243,880
15 Sandra Bullock $944,568,140 4 $236,142,035
16 Angelina Jolie Pitt $915,404,306 6 $152,567,384
17 Ellen Page $876,071,352 2 $438,035,676
18 Jodie Foster $872,226,252 5 $174,445,250
19 Joseph Gordon-Levitt $863,795,283 2 $431,897,642
20 Liam Neeson $834,878,176 6 $139,146,363
21 Jake Gyllenhaal $830,067,445 10 $83,006,745
22 Audrey Tautou $767,820,459 1 $767,820,459
23 Mark Ruffalo $754,524,824 3 $251,508,275
24 Dave Franco $733,125,532 3 $244,375,177
25 Dylan O’Brien $717,688,840 3 $239,229,613
26 Woody Harrelson $704,793,616 4 $176,198,404
27 Michael Caine $676,855,324 4 $169,213,831
28 Jesse Eisenberg $672,819,171 3 $224,273,057
29 Haley Joel Osment $672,806,292 1 $672,806,292
30 Thomas Brodie-Sangster $659,017,053 3 $219,672,351
31 Kaya Scodelario $659,017,053 2 $329,508,527
32 Robert De Niro $639,597,916 11 $58,145,265
33 Maggie Grace $638,692,038 3 $212,897,346
34 Johnny Depp $619,749,200 7 $88,535,600
35 Jamie Foxx $591,240,850 4 $147,810,213
36 Samuel L. Jackson $580,860,079 12 $48,405,007
37 Kevin Costner $546,894,198 5 $109,378,840
38 Nicolas Cage $545,451,741 13 $41,957,826
39 Sharon Stone $542,882,330 5 $108,576,466
40 Julia Roberts $523,110,483 5 $104,622,097
41 Daniel Radcliffe $491,156,390 4 $122,789,098
42 Andy Garcia $490,854,127 3 $163,618,042
43 Michelle Pfeiffer $482,407,173 4 $120,601,793
44 Richard Gere $440,636,088 10 $44,063,609
45 Kevin Spacey $418,455,176 4 $104,613,794
46 Whitney Houston $410,900,000 1 $410,900,000
47 Clive Owen $390,573,369 4 $97,643,342
48 Al Pacino $387,157,772 7 $55,308,253
49 Famke Janssen $377,807,404 2 $188,903,702
50 Natalie Portman $376,551,684 2 $188,275,842
51 Emily Blunt $375,830,992 3 $125,276,997
52 Rosamund Pike $368,659,465 2 $184,329,733
53 Ryan Reynolds $364,971,763 5 $72,994,353
54 Laurence Fishburne $357,912,283 6 $59,652,047
55 Ryan Gosling $350,815,031 3 $116,938,344
56 Will Poulter $348,319,861 1 $348,319,861
57 Aml Ameen $348,319,861 1 $348,319,861
58 Mark Wahlberg $345,258,350 5 $69,051,670
59 Isla Fisher $342,769,200 1 $342,769,200
60 Mélanie Laurent $342,769,200 1 $342,769,200
61 John Goodman $335,427,179 2 $167,713,590
62 Lizzy Caplan $328,675,540 2 $164,337,770
63 Jay Chou $328,675,540 1 $328,675,540
64 Jeremy Renner $327,365,591 3 $109,121,864
65 Anthony Hopkins $325,090,316 6 $54,181,719
66 Clint Eastwood $322,311,701 5 $64,462,340
67 Glenn Close $320,100,000 1 $320,100,000
68 Edward Norton $319,997,511 2 $159,998,756
69 Sam Worthington $315,642,058 4 $78,910,515
70 Catherine Zeta-Jones $312,922,183 3 $104,307,394
71 Ki Hong Lee $310,697,192 1 $310,697,192
72 Nicole Kidman $310,653,252 9 $34,517,028
73 Shia LaBeouf $310,236,671 4 $77,559,168
74 Russell Crowe $309,124,701 5 $61,824,940
75 Rooney Mara $306,116,108 2 $153,058,054
76 Chris Pratt $302,211,827 1 $302,211,827
77 Dakota Fanning $300,451,278 4 $75,112,820
78 Chris Evans $291,442,794 5 $58,288,559
79 Amanda Seyfried $286,713,714 4 $71,678,429
80 Gerard Butler $281,721,945 2 $140,860,973
81 Daniel Craig $279,521,012 2 $139,760,506
82 Ethan Hawke $275,514,500 7 $39,359,214
83 Kurt Russell $273,429,928 5 $54,685,986
84 Channing Tatum $272,182,525 2 $136,091,263
85 Ana de Armas $263,634,955 3 $87,878,318
86 Dave Bautista $260,439,997 3 $86,813,332
87 Sean Connery $260,351,222 3 $86,783,741
88 Kyle Chandler $257,972,745 1 $257,972,745
89 Elle Fanning $257,972,745 1 $257,972,745
90 Bryce Dallas Howard $257,641,634 1 $257,641,634
91 Joaquin Phoenix $257,641,634 1 $257,641,634
92 Sylvia Hoeks $257,115,771 1 $257,115,771
93 Jared Leto $257,115,771 1 $257,115,771
94 Alan Arkin $254,080,682 2 $127,040,341
95 Noomi Rapace $247,992,232 7 $35,427,462
96 Bryan Cranston $245,502,713 3 $81,834,238
97 John Travolta $244,722,538 7 $34,960,363
98 Jennifer Lopez $241,842,789 5 $48,368,558
99 Hugh Jackman $230,659,701 3 $76,886,567
100 Lily James $227,416,373 1 $227,416,373

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

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

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