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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Animation/Live Action Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Animation/Live Action Stars - International Leading Animation/Live Action Stars - Worldwide Leading Live Action Stars - Worldwide Leading Digital Animation Stars - Worldwide Leading Hand Animation Stars - Worldwide Leading Stop-Motion Animation Stars - Worldwide Leading Rotoscoping Stars - Worldwide Leading Multiple Production Methods Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the Animation/Live Action 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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Emma Watson
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($1,341,511,219 in 2011), Beauty and the Beast ($1,263,714,165 in 2017), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($960,283,305 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($942,943,935 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($935,083,686 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($896,911,078 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($878,979,634 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($796,688,549 in 2004)

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Daniel Radcliffe
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 15 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($1,341,511,219 in 2011), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($960,283,305 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($942,943,935 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($935,083,686 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($896,911,078 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($878,979,634 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($796,688,549 in 2004)

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Rupert Grint
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II ($1,341,511,219 in 2011), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($974,755,371 in 2001), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I ($960,283,305 in 2010), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($942,943,935 in 2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($935,083,686 in 2009), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($896,911,078 in 2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($878,979,634 in 2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($796,688,549 in 2004)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Emma Watson $8,990,870,942 9 $998,985,660
2 Daniel Radcliffe $7,727,156,777 8 $965,894,597
3 Rupert Grint $7,727,156,777 8 $965,894,597
4 Ian McKellen $4,227,028,136 4 $1,056,757,034
5 Robert Downey, Jr. $4,143,090,541 4 $1,035,772,635
6 Ewan McGregor $3,994,140,937 5 $798,828,187
7 Scarlett Johansson $3,891,599,392 3 $1,297,199,797
8 Zoe Saldana $3,554,970,317 2 $1,777,485,159
9 Ralph Fiennes $3,550,008,542 4 $887,502,136
10 Samuel L. Jackson $3,224,341,103 3 $1,074,780,368
11 Sam Worthington $3,089,189,065 2 $1,544,594,533
12 Liam Neeson $2,969,631,746 6 $494,938,624
13 Viggo Mortensen $2,963,313,971 3 $987,771,324
14 Chris Evans $2,927,698,269 2 $1,463,849,135
15 Chris Hemsworth $2,927,698,269 2 $1,463,849,135
16 Jeremy Renner $2,927,698,269 2 $1,463,849,135
17 Mark Ruffalo $2,927,698,269 2 $1,463,849,135
18 Shia LaBeouf $2,668,582,834 3 $889,527,611
19 Natalie Portman $2,532,739,169 3 $844,246,390
20 Ben Kingsley $2,359,341,179 3 $786,447,060
21 Martin Freeman $2,080,116,637 3 $693,372,212
22 Daisy Ridley $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
23 John Boyega $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
24 Adam Driver $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
25 Alan Rickman $2,000,246,481 2 $1,000,123,241
26 Elijah Wood $1,821,910,630 2 $910,955,315
27 Megan Fox $1,790,416,139 3 $596,805,380
28 Andy Serkis $1,751,442,085 3 $583,814,028
29 Georgie Henley $1,556,067,810 3 $518,689,270
30 Skandar Keynes $1,556,067,810 3 $518,689,270
31 Tom Hiddleston $1,519,479,547 1 $1,519,479,547
32 Josh Gad $1,507,840,465 2 $753,920,233
33 Hayden Christensen $1,505,694,492 2 $752,847,246
34 Will Smith $1,444,610,873 3 $481,536,958
35 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
36 Elizabeth Olsen $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
37 James Spader $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
38 Jesse McCartney $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
39 Justin Long $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
40 Matthew Gray Gubler $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
41 Bill Murray $1,319,981,046 3 $439,993,682
42 Johnny Depp $1,302,933,491 2 $651,466,746
43 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,265,123,126 2 $632,561,563
44 Audra McDonald $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
45 Luke Evans $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
46 Stanley Tucci $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
47 Kevin Kline $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
48 Gugu Mbatha-Raw $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
49 Emma Thompson $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
50 Dan Stevens $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
51 Don Cheadle $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
52 Guy Pearce $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
53 Mark Wahlberg $1,159,985,310 2 $579,992,655
54 Orlando Bloom $1,141,403,341 1 $1,141,403,341
55 Tilda Swinton $1,138,726,522 2 $569,363,261
56 Anna Popplewell $1,137,880,860 2 $568,940,430
57 William Moseley $1,137,880,860 2 $568,940,430
58 Joseph Gordon-Levitt $1,134,871,099 2 $567,435,550
59 Tommy Lee Jones $1,095,981,288 2 $547,990,644
60 Ben Mendelsohn $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
61 Riz Ahmed $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
62 Donnie Yen $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
63 Felicity Jones $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
64 Mads Mikkelsen $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
65 Diego Luna $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
66 Alan Tudyk $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
67 Jake Lloyd $1,027,044,677 1 $1,027,044,677
68 Robbie Coltrane $974,755,371 1 $974,755,371
69 Richard Harris $974,755,371 1 $974,755,371
70 Maggie Smith $974,755,371 1 $974,755,371
71 James Franco $973,219,236 2 $486,609,618
72 Christopher Walken $963,901,123 1 $963,901,123
73 Neel Sethi $963,901,123 1 $963,901,123
74 Giancarlo Esposito $963,901,123 1 $963,901,123
75 Lupita Nyong'o $963,901,123 1 $963,901,123
76 Idris Elba $963,901,123 1 $963,901,123
77 Arnold Schwarzenegger $948,478,123 2 $474,239,062
78 Jonathan Winters $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
79 Katy Perry $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
80 Kenneth Branagh $878,979,634 1 $878,979,634
81 Ben Barnes $835,528,238 2 $417,764,119
82 Ellen Page $832,402,082 1 $832,402,082
83 Leonardo DiCaprio $832,402,082 1 $832,402,082
84 Bradley Cooper $771,051,335 1 $771,051,335
85 Chris Pratt $771,051,335 1 $771,051,335
86 Dave Bautista $771,051,335 1 $771,051,335
87 Vin Diesel $771,051,335 1 $771,051,335
88 Keanu Reeves $738,576,929 1 $738,576,929
89 Byung-hun Lee $678,209,722 2 $339,104,861
90 Channing Tatum $678,209,722 2 $339,104,861
91 Jason Lee $677,158,791 3 $225,719,597
92 Josh Brolin $654,213,485 1 $654,213,485
93 Peter Cullen $603,968,683 1 $603,968,683
94 Seth MacFarlane $556,016,627 1 $556,016,627
95 Nicolas Cage $510,804,161 2 $255,402,081
96 Rachel Weisz $490,359,051 1 $490,359,051
97 Michelle Williams $490,359,051 1 $490,359,051
98 Zach Braff $490,359,051 1 $490,359,051
99 Mila Kunis $490,359,051 1 $490,359,051
100 Joey King $490,359,051 1 $490,359,051

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Emma Watson: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Daniel Radcliffe: DavidDjJohnson at English Wikipedia [GFDL or CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Rupert Grint: By John Griffiths from London, United Kingdom (Ron Weasley) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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