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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies


See also: Domestic Leading R Stars - International Leading R Stars - Worldwide Leading PG-13 Stars - Worldwide Leading PG Stars - Worldwide Leading G Stars - Worldwide Leading Not Rated Stars - Worldwide Leading GP Stars - Worldwide Leading M/PG Stars - Worldwide Leading NC-17 Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the R 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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Brad Pitt
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Troy ($484,161,265 in 2004), Se7en ($328,125,643 in 1995), Inglourious Basterds ($316,915,264 in 2009), Fury ($210,253,368 in 2014), Twelve Monkeys ($168,841,459 in 1995), Burn After Reading ($168,167,798 in 2008), Sleepers ($165,600,852 in 1996), Legends of the Fall ($160,502,573 in 1994), The Mexican ($145,238,250 in 2001), Spy Game ($143,049,560 in 2001)

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Tom Cruise
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Last Samurai ($456,810,575 in 2003), Rain Man ($412,800,000 in 1988), Jerry Maguire ($274,000,000 in 1996), The Firm ($270,340,892 in 1993), A Few Good Men ($236,500,000 in 1992), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles ($223,564,608 in 1994), Collateral ($217,670,152 in 2004), Vanilla Sky ($202,726,605 in 2001), American Made ($135,579,792 in 2017), Eyes Wide Shut ($104,267,443 in 1999)

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Keanu Reeves
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 37 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Matrix Reloaded ($738,576,929 in 2003), The Matrix ($463,517,383 in 1999), The Matrix Revolutions ($427,300,260 in 2003), Speed ($283,200,000 in 1994), Constantine ($221,594,911 in 2005), John Wick: Chapter Two ($166,893,990 in 2017), Devil's Advocate ($153,007,424 in 1997), Point Break ($83,531,958 in 1991), John Wick ($76,235,001 in 2014), Street Kings ($65,454,793 in 2008)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Brad Pitt $3,148,152,786 25 $125,926,111
2 Tom Cruise $2,941,008,456 18 $163,389,359
3 Keanu Reeves $2,772,017,273 22 $126,000,785
4 Leonardo DiCaprio $2,651,926,235 15 $176,795,082
5 Bradley Cooper $2,564,198,351 13 $197,246,027
6 Arnold Schwarzenegger $2,555,140,451 17 $150,302,379
7 Denzel Washington $2,552,847,005 24 $106,368,625
8 Bruce Willis $2,392,864,647 32 $74,777,020
9 Sylvester Stallone $2,346,082,207 20 $117,304,110
10 Mel Gibson $2,265,435,749 16 $141,589,734
11 Mark Wahlberg $2,113,343,195 20 $105,667,160
12 Robert De Niro $2,043,550,139 38 $53,777,635
13 Zach Galifianakis $1,939,937,034 8 $242,492,129
14 Colin Firth $1,845,826,937 12 $153,818,911
15 Eddie Murphy $1,769,055,212 14 $126,361,087
16 Matt Damon $1,742,926,310 14 $124,494,736
17 Julia Roberts $1,670,454,293 13 $128,496,484
18 Michael Douglas $1,657,556,624 16 $103,597,289
19 Ben Affleck $1,621,506,667 19 $85,342,456
20 Jason Statham $1,592,327,362 21 $75,825,112
21 Samuel L. Jackson $1,581,068,174 33 $47,911,157
22 Nicolas Cage $1,567,452,934 30 $52,248,431
23 Ryan Reynolds $1,551,836,131 13 $119,372,010
24 Jamie Foxx $1,533,247,536 11 $139,386,140
25 Ed Helms $1,527,731,221 8 $190,966,403
26 John Travolta $1,521,425,358 21 $72,448,827
27 Al Pacino $1,445,681,770 24 $60,236,740
28 Tom Hanks $1,393,293,096 11 $126,663,009
29 George Clooney $1,381,103,537 15 $92,073,569
30 Harrison Ford $1,360,079,649 11 $123,643,604
31 Russell Crowe $1,324,028,607 17 $77,884,036
32 Seth Rogen $1,317,287,212 14 $94,091,944
33 Channing Tatum $1,314,275,586 9 $146,030,621
34 Anthony Hopkins $1,309,529,668 15 $87,301,978
35 Gerard Butler $1,244,982,434 11 $113,180,221
36 Morgan Freeman $1,242,854,300 14 $88,775,307
37 Jonah Hill $1,205,794,906 12 $100,482,909
38 Richard Gere $1,183,664,432 19 $62,298,128
39 Cameron Diaz $1,169,376,002 11 $106,306,909
40 Dakota Johnson $1,156,122,075 8 $144,515,259
41 Johnny Depp $1,147,568,664 20 $57,378,433
42 Jude Law $1,145,465,315 16 $71,591,582
43 Milla Jovovich $1,121,207,608 10 $112,120,761
44 Jack Nicholson $1,119,148,213 14 $79,939,158
45 Tom Hardy $1,109,462,210 9 $123,273,579
46 Melissa McCarthy $1,102,802,144 7 $157,543,163
47 Kevin Costner $1,096,769,022 14 $78,340,644
48 Wesley Snipes $1,077,264,402 19 $56,698,126
49 Sharon Stone $1,034,787,576 14 $73,913,398
50 Martin Freeman $1,027,566,703 5 $205,513,341
51 Renée Zellweger $1,026,395,835 9 $114,043,982
52 Hugh Jackman $1,025,286,031 8 $128,160,754
53 Danny Glover $1,024,023,226 9 $113,780,358
54 Liam Neeson $1,019,068,192 17 $59,945,188
55 Demi Moore $1,015,162,927 13 $78,089,456
56 Sandra Bullock $1,001,151,956 8 $125,143,995
57 Clint Eastwood $984,313,230 15 $65,620,882
58 Justin Bartha $967,238,985 4 $241,809,746
59 Mark Strong $965,433,331 11 $87,766,666
60 Jamie Dornan $957,495,207 5 $191,499,041
61 Natalie Portman $920,726,185 14 $65,766,156
62 Christian Bale $917,823,673 16 $57,363,980
63 Christoph Waltz $910,921,098 4 $227,730,275
64 John Cusack $906,603,216 34 $26,664,800
65 Jeremy Renner $882,450,677 8 $110,306,335
66 Ben Stiller $870,127,336 11 $79,102,485
67 Ryan Gosling $866,096,065 12 $72,174,672
68 Seth MacFarlane $859,817,772 3 $286,605,924
69 Jason Bateman $839,234,602 12 $69,936,217
70 Rose Byrne $835,222,962 8 $104,402,870
71 Robin Williams $834,683,997 14 $59,620,286
72 Steven Seagal $825,297,087 18 $45,849,838
73 Will Ferrell $821,135,210 11 $74,648,655
74 Dustin Hoffman $811,301,366 10 $81,130,137
75 Gene Hackman $808,801,822 7 $115,543,117
76 Diane Kruger $803,745,945 5 $160,749,189
77 Kurt Russell $803,031,504 15 $53,535,434
78 Zac Efron $798,833,771 8 $99,854,221
79 Jodie Foster $797,816,524 6 $132,969,421
80 Taron Egerton $797,731,482 2 $398,865,741
81 Vera Farmiga $797,126,444 9 $88,569,605
82 Susan Sarandon $791,922,679 19 $41,680,141
83 Colin Farrell $789,205,856 12 $65,767,155
84 Eric Bana $782,042,769 6 $130,340,462
85 Jake Gyllenhaal $778,126,922 14 $55,580,494
86 Sigourney Weaver $775,649,375 14 $55,403,527
87 Jason Sudeikis $767,737,618 9 $85,304,180
88 Kevin Spacey $760,830,379 11 $69,166,398
89 Will Smith $759,527,439 6 $126,587,907
90 Michael Fassbender $749,189,765 13 $57,629,982
91 Woody Harrelson $742,448,150 17 $43,673,421
92 Orlando Bloom $722,841,405 7 $103,263,058
93 James Caviezel $721,301,575 4 $180,325,394
94 Scarlett Johansson $719,106,548 6 $119,851,091
95 Sarah Jessica Parker $715,756,502 3 $238,585,501
96 Owen Wilson $712,042,078 12 $59,336,840
97 Kim Cattrall $709,961,078 3 $236,653,693
98 Kristin Davis $709,928,036 2 $354,964,018
99 Cynthia Nixon $709,928,036 2 $354,964,018
100 Jet Li $706,064,557 4 $176,516,139

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Brad Pitt: By Blake Nelson Boyd (Blake Nelson Boyd) [GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Tom Cruise: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Keanu Reeves: By anna Hanks [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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