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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 ($210,315,681 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 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 ($135,581,390 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 39 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 $3,148,215,099 25 $125,928,604
2 Tom Cruise $2,941,010,054 18 $163,389,447
3 Keanu Reeves $2,778,036,082 23 $120,784,177
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 $2,555,140,451 17 $150,302,379
7 Denzel Washington $2,552,847,005 24 $106,368,625
8 Bruce Willis $2,392,866,114 33 $72,511,094
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 $2,159,353,109 20 $107,967,655
12 Robert De Niro $2,127,200,298 40 $53,180,007
13 Zach Galifianakis $1,939,937,034 8 $242,492,129
14 Colin Firth $1,861,488,685 12 $155,124,057
15 Matt Damon $1,783,780,481 14 $127,412,892
16 Eddie Murphy $1,769,055,212 14 $126,361,087
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 $1,621,504,700 19 $85,342,353
20 Jason Statham $1,592,327,362 22 $72,378,516
21 Samuel L. Jackson $1,581,068,174 33 $47,911,157
22 Nicolas Cage $1,567,452,934 32 $48,982,904
23 Ryan Reynolds $1,552,008,124 13 $119,385,240
24 Ed Helms $1,548,332,384 9 $172,036,932
25 Jamie Foxx $1,534,059,187 11 $139,459,926
26 John Travolta $1,521,425,358 21 $72,448,827
27 Al Pacino $1,445,681,770 25 $57,827,271
28 Dakota Johnson $1,424,963,850 8 $178,120,481
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 $1,362,627,662 11 $123,875,242
32 Seth Rogen $1,343,326,116 15 $89,555,074
33 Channing Tatum $1,329,940,666 9 $147,771,185
34 Russell Crowe $1,324,028,607 17 $77,884,036
35 Anthony Hopkins $1,309,529,668 15 $87,301,978
36 Gerard Butler $1,303,357,718 13 $100,258,286
37 Morgan Freeman $1,242,854,300 14 $88,775,307
38 Jamie Dornan $1,226,623,387 5 $245,324,677
39 Jonah Hill $1,205,794,906 12 $100,482,909
40 Richard Gere $1,183,924,217 19 $62,311,801
41 Cameron Diaz $1,169,376,002 11 $106,306,909
42 Johnny Depp $1,147,568,664 20 $57,378,433
43 Jude Law $1,145,465,315 16 $71,591,582
44 Milla Jovovich $1,121,207,608 10 $112,120,761
45 Jack Nicholson $1,119,148,213 14 $79,939,158
46 Tom Hardy $1,109,462,210 9 $123,273,579
47 Melissa McCarthy $1,102,907,137 7 $157,558,162
48 Kevin Costner $1,096,769,022 14 $78,340,644
49 Wesley Snipes $1,077,264,402 20 $53,863,220
50 Sharon Stone $1,034,787,576 14 $73,913,398
51 Martin Freeman $1,027,566,703 5 $205,513,341
52 Renée Zellweger $1,026,395,835 9 $114,043,982
53 Hugh Jackman $1,025,286,031 8 $128,160,754
54 Danny Glover $1,024,023,226 9 $113,780,358
55 Liam Neeson $1,023,507,430 17 $60,206,319
56 Demi Moore $1,015,162,927 13 $78,089,456
57 Sandra Bullock $1,001,151,956 8 $125,143,995
58 Clint Eastwood $984,313,230 15 $65,620,882
59 Mark Strong $981,098,411 11 $89,190,765
60 Justin Bartha $967,238,985 4 $241,809,746
61 Christian Bale $947,614,597 17 $55,742,035
62 Natalie Portman $921,609,947 15 $61,440,663
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 $870,248,501 11 $79,113,500
67 Ryan Gosling $868,644,078 12 $72,387,007
68 Jennifer Aniston $863,385,322 15 $57,559,021
69 Seth MacFarlane $860,009,327 3 $286,669,776
70 Jason Bateman $839,396,545 13 $64,568,965
71 Rose Byrne $835,327,955 8 $104,415,994
72 Robin Williams $834,682,030 14 $59,620,145
73 Steven Seagal $825,297,087 18 $45,849,838
74 Will Ferrell $821,135,210 11 $74,648,655
75 Taron Egerton $813,396,562 2 $406,698,281
76 Dustin Hoffman $811,301,366 10 $81,130,137
77 Gene Hackman $808,801,822 7 $115,543,117
78 Diane Kruger $804,168,605 6 $134,028,101
79 Zac Efron $804,144,919 8 $100,518,115
80 Kurt Russell $803,031,504 15 $53,535,434
81 Jodie Foster $797,816,524 6 $132,969,421
82 Vera Farmiga $797,126,444 9 $88,569,605
83 Colin Farrell $789,455,220 12 $65,787,935
84 Eric Bana $782,042,769 6 $130,340,462
85 Jake Gyllenhaal $778,600,180 14 $55,614,299
86 Sigourney Weaver $775,649,375 14 $55,403,527
87 Jason Sudeikis $767,737,618 9 $85,304,180
88 Kevin Spacey $761,642,030 11 $69,240,185
89 Will Smith $759,527,439 6 $126,587,907
90 Michael Fassbender $749,652,792 13 $57,665,599
91 Woody Harrelson $742,458,254 17 $43,674,015
92 Owen Wilson $732,643,241 12 $61,053,603
93 Orlando Bloom $722,841,405 7 $103,263,058
94 James Caviezel $721,301,575 4 $180,325,394
95 Scarlett Johansson $719,246,158 6 $119,874,360
96 Sarah Jessica Parker $715,756,502 3 $238,585,501
97 Kim Cattrall $709,961,078 3 $236,653,693
98 Cynthia Nixon $709,928,036 2 $354,964,018
99 Kristin Davis $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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