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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 31 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 ($210,315,681 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 36 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 ($135,542,511 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 42 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 ($171,529,184 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 ($65,457,811 in 2008)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Brad Pitt $3,148,201,496 25 $125,928,060
2 Tom Cruise $2,940,971,175 18 $163,387,288
3 Keanu Reeves $2,778,036,082 24 $115,751,503
4 Leonardo DiCaprio $2,651,966,095 15 $176,797,740
5 Bradley Cooper $2,564,198,351 13 $197,246,027
6 Arnold Schwarzenegger $2,555,144,910 17 $150,302,642
7 Denzel Washington $2,552,847,005 24 $106,368,625
8 Bruce Willis $2,441,535,740 33 $73,985,932
9 Sylvester Stallone $2,346,082,207 21 $111,718,200
10 Mel Gibson $2,265,435,471 16 $141,589,717
11 Ryan Reynolds $2,249,644,902 14 $160,688,922
12 Mark Wahlberg $2,167,114,060 20 $108,355,703
13 Robert De Niro $2,127,200,766 40 $53,180,019
14 Zach Galifianakis $1,939,937,034 8 $242,492,129
15 Colin Firth $1,862,303,504 12 $155,191,959
16 Matt Damon $1,790,558,149 14 $127,897,011
17 Eddie Murphy $1,769,055,212 14 $126,361,087
18 Julia Roberts $1,670,454,293 13 $128,496,484
19 Michael Douglas $1,657,556,624 16 $103,597,289
20 Ben Affleck $1,621,499,221 19 $85,342,064
21 Jason Statham $1,592,327,362 22 $72,378,516
22 Ed Helms $1,581,276,074 10 $158,127,607
23 Samuel L. Jackson $1,581,068,174 33 $47,911,157
24 Nicolas Cage $1,568,064,256 35 $44,801,836
25 Jamie Foxx $1,534,091,410 11 $139,462,855
26 Dakota Johnson $1,526,758,877 9 $169,639,875
27 John Travolta $1,526,597,679 22 $69,390,804
28 Al Pacino $1,445,774,994 25 $57,831,000
29 Tom Hanks $1,393,293,096 11 $126,663,009
30 George Clooney $1,381,103,537 15 $92,073,569
31 Harrison Ford $1,368,297,187 11 $124,390,653
32 Seth Rogen $1,343,736,560 15 $89,582,437
33 Channing Tatum $1,329,928,156 9 $147,769,795
34 Jamie Dornan $1,328,414,748 5 $265,682,950
35 Gerard Butler $1,324,408,299 13 $101,877,561
36 Russell Crowe $1,324,028,607 17 $77,884,036
37 Anthony Hopkins $1,310,304,804 15 $87,353,654
38 Morgan Freeman $1,242,854,300 14 $88,775,307
39 Jonah Hill $1,206,093,593 13 $92,776,430
40 Richard Gere $1,187,724,217 20 $59,386,211
41 Cameron Diaz $1,169,376,002 11 $106,306,909
42 Johnny Depp $1,147,568,664 20 $57,378,433
43 Jack Nicholson $1,145,848,213 15 $76,389,881
44 Jude Law $1,145,465,315 16 $71,591,582
45 Milla Jovovich $1,121,262,582 11 $101,932,962
46 Tom Hardy $1,109,462,210 9 $123,273,579
47 Melissa McCarthy $1,102,907,137 8 $137,863,392
48 Josh Brolin $1,102,556,381 8 $137,819,548
49 Kevin Costner $1,096,769,022 14 $78,340,644
50 Wesley Snipes $1,077,264,402 20 $53,863,220
51 Demi Moore $1,052,962,927 14 $75,211,638
52 Sharon Stone $1,034,787,576 14 $73,913,398
53 Martin Freeman $1,027,566,703 5 $205,513,341
54 Renée Zellweger $1,026,395,835 9 $114,043,982
55 Hugh Jackman $1,025,185,928 8 $128,148,241
56 Liam Neeson $1,024,575,151 17 $60,269,127
57 Danny Glover $1,024,023,226 9 $113,780,358
58 Sandra Bullock $1,001,151,956 8 $125,143,995
59 Clint Eastwood $984,313,230 15 $65,620,882
60 Mark Strong $981,085,901 11 $89,189,627
61 Justin Bartha $967,238,985 4 $241,809,746
62 Natalie Portman $965,323,693 15 $64,354,913
63 Christian Bale $958,510,567 17 $56,382,975
64 Jason Bateman $956,597,558 13 $73,584,428
65 Jeremy Renner $918,963,508 9 $102,107,056
66 Christoph Waltz $910,921,098 4 $227,730,275
67 John Cusack $906,607,580 35 $25,903,074
68 Woody Harrelson $895,962,905 18 $49,775,717
69 Ryan Gosling $872,214,984 12 $72,684,582
70 Ben Stiller $870,248,501 11 $79,113,500
71 Jennifer Aniston $866,405,360 16 $54,150,335
72 Seth MacFarlane $860,009,327 3 $286,669,776
73 Rose Byrne $835,327,955 9 $92,814,217
74 Robin Williams $834,676,551 14 $59,619,754
75 Steven Seagal $825,297,087 18 $45,849,838
76 Will Ferrell $821,135,210 11 $74,648,655
77 Taron Egerton $813,384,052 3 $271,128,017
78 Dustin Hoffman $811,301,366 10 $81,130,137
79 Jodie Foster $809,252,949 7 $115,607,564
80 Gene Hackman $808,801,822 7 $115,543,117
81 Diane Kruger $807,065,881 6 $134,510,980
82 Zac Efron $804,144,919 8 $100,518,115
83 Kurt Russell $803,031,504 15 $53,535,434
84 Vera Farmiga $797,156,839 10 $79,715,684
85 Karan Soni $793,394,390 3 $264,464,797
86 Colin Farrell $790,226,738 12 $65,852,228
87 T.J. Miller $789,134,411 4 $197,283,603
88 Jake Gyllenhaal $782,734,182 14 $55,909,584
89 Eric Bana $782,066,053 7 $111,723,722
90 Sigourney Weaver $775,649,375 14 $55,403,527
91 Jason Sudeikis $767,781,803 9 $85,309,089
92 Kevin Spacey $761,518,191 11 $69,228,926
93 Will Smith $759,527,439 6 $126,587,907
94 Michael Fassbender $749,670,309 13 $57,666,947
95 Owen Wilson $733,666,284 12 $61,138,857
96 Orlando Bloom $722,841,405 7 $103,263,058
97 James Caviezel $721,301,575 4 $180,325,394
98 Scarlett Johansson $719,174,467 6 $119,862,411
99 Sarah Jessica Parker $715,756,502 3 $238,585,501
100 Kim Cattrall $709,961,078 3 $236,653,693

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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