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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 ($1,262,967,006 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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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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Daniel Radcliffe
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 17 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 $8,990,123,783 9 $998,902,643
2 Rupert Grint $7,727,156,777 8 $965,894,597
3 Daniel Radcliffe $7,727,156,777 8 $965,894,597
4 Robert Downey, Jr. $6,153,455,250 5 $1,230,691,050
5 Scarlett Johansson $5,901,904,778 4 $1,475,476,195
6 Zoe Saldana $5,560,318,516 5 $1,112,063,703
7 Mark Ruffalo $4,938,062,978 3 $1,646,020,993
8 Chris Evans $4,938,062,978 3 $1,646,020,993
9 Chris Hemsworth $4,938,062,978 3 $1,646,020,993
10 Ian McKellen $4,226,280,977 4 $1,056,570,244
11 Ewan McGregor $3,993,393,778 6 $665,565,630
12 Ralph Fiennes $3,550,008,542 4 $887,502,136
13 Elizabeth Olsen $3,418,583,431 2 $1,709,291,716
14 Don Cheadle $3,225,756,981 2 $1,612,878,491
15 Samuel L. Jackson $3,224,341,103 3 $1,074,780,368
16 Sam Worthington $3,084,172,555 4 $771,043,139
17 Liam Neeson $2,969,631,746 6 $494,938,624
18 Viggo Mortensen $2,963,313,971 3 $987,771,324
19 Jeremy Renner $2,927,698,269 2 $1,463,849,135
20 Dave Bautista $2,781,416,044 2 $1,390,708,022
21 Vin Diesel $2,781,416,044 2 $1,390,708,022
22 Bradley Cooper $2,781,416,044 2 $1,390,708,022
23 Chris Pratt $2,781,416,044 2 $1,390,708,022
24 Shia LaBeouf $2,668,582,834 3 $889,527,611
25 Josh Brolin $2,664,578,194 2 $1,332,289,097
26 Natalie Portman $2,532,739,169 3 $844,246,390
27 Ben Kingsley $2,359,281,856 3 $786,427,285
28 Martin Freeman $2,080,116,637 3 $693,372,212
29 Adam Driver $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
30 Daisy Ridley $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
31 John Boyega $2,058,662,225 1 $2,058,662,225
32 Chadwick Boseman $2,010,364,709 1 $2,010,364,709
33 Sebastian Stan $2,010,364,709 1 $2,010,364,709
34 Pom Klementieff $2,010,364,709 1 $2,010,364,709
35 Letitia Wright $2,010,364,709 1 $2,010,364,709
36 Benedict Cumberbatch $2,010,364,709 1 $2,010,364,709
37 Tom Holland $2,010,364,709 1 $2,010,364,709
38 Benedict Wong $2,010,364,709 1 $2,010,364,709
39 Danai Gurira $2,010,364,709 1 $2,010,364,709
40 Paul Bettany $2,010,364,709 2 $1,005,182,355
41 Karen Gillan $2,010,364,709 1 $2,010,364,709
42 Alan Rickman $2,000,246,481 2 $1,000,123,241
43 Elijah Wood $1,821,910,630 2 $910,955,315
44 Megan Fox $1,790,416,139 3 $596,805,380
45 Andy Serkis $1,751,378,832 3 $583,792,944
46 Ben Mendelsohn $1,630,585,078 2 $815,292,539
47 Georgie Henley $1,556,067,810 3 $518,689,270
48 Skandar Keynes $1,556,067,810 3 $518,689,270
49 Tom Hiddleston $1,519,479,547 1 $1,519,479,547
50 Josh Gad $1,507,111,707 2 $753,555,854
51 Hayden Christensen $1,505,694,492 2 $752,847,246
52 Will Smith $1,444,610,873 3 $481,536,958
53 James Spader $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
54 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
55 Jesse McCartney $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
56 Justin Long $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
57 Matthew Gray Gubler $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
58 Bill Murray $1,319,921,723 3 $439,973,908
59 Johnny Depp $1,302,933,491 2 $651,466,746
60 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,265,123,126 2 $632,561,563
61 Emma Thompson $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
62 Dan Stevens $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
63 Audra McDonald $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
64 Luke Evans $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
65 Stanley Tucci $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
66 Kevin Kline $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
67 Gugu Mbatha-Raw $1,262,967,006 1 $1,262,967,006
68 Guy Pearce $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
69 Mark Wahlberg $1,159,985,310 2 $579,992,655
70 Orlando Bloom $1,141,403,341 1 $1,141,403,341
71 Tilda Swinton $1,138,726,522 2 $569,363,261
72 William Moseley $1,137,880,860 2 $568,940,430
73 Anna Popplewell $1,137,880,860 2 $568,940,430
74 Joseph Gordon-Levitt $1,134,871,099 2 $567,435,550
75 Tommy Lee Jones $1,095,981,288 2 $547,990,644
76 Riz Ahmed $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
77 Donnie Yen $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
78 Felicity Jones $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
79 Mads Mikkelsen $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
80 Diego Luna $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
81 Alan Tudyk $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
82 Jake Lloyd $1,027,044,677 1 $1,027,044,677
83 Simon Pegg $997,783,540 2 $498,891,770
84 Maggie Smith $974,755,371 1 $974,755,371
85 Robbie Coltrane $974,755,371 1 $974,755,371
86 Richard Harris $974,755,371 1 $974,755,371
87 James Franco $973,219,236 2 $486,609,618
88 Lupita Nyong'o $963,841,800 1 $963,841,800
89 Idris Elba $963,841,800 1 $963,841,800
90 Christopher Walken $963,841,800 1 $963,841,800
91 Neel Sethi $963,841,800 1 $963,841,800
92 Giancarlo Esposito $963,841,800 1 $963,841,800
93 Arnold Schwarzenegger $948,478,123 2 $474,239,062
94 Jonathan Winters $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
95 Katy Perry $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
96 Kenneth Branagh $878,979,634 1 $878,979,634
97 Ben Barnes $835,528,238 2 $417,764,119
98 Leonardo DiCaprio $832,402,082 1 $832,402,082
99 Ellen Page $832,402,082 1 $832,402,082
100 Mark Rylance $779,501,814 2 $389,750,907

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

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

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

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