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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Stars - International Leading Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Stars - Worldwide Leading Original Screenplay Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Stars - Worldwide Leading Remake Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on TV Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Real Life Events Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Factual Book/Article Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Play Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 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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Robert Downey, Jr.
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 30 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($2,019,509,094 in 2018), The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Iron Man 3 ($1,215,392,272 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($880,210,429 in 2017), Iron Man 2 ($621,156,389 in 2010), Iron Man ($585,171,547 in 2008)

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Scarlett Johansson
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 14 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($2,019,509,094 in 2018), The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714,401,889 in 2014), Iron Man 2 ($621,156,389 in 2010), Ghost in the Shell ($167,918,847 in 2017)

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Chris Evans
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avengers: Infinity War ($2,019,509,094 in 2018), The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714,401,889 in 2014), Captain America: The First Avenger ($370,569,776 in 2011), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer ($289,480,691 in 2007), Snowpiercer ($88,069,880 in 2013), The Losers ($29,863,840 in 2010)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Robert Downey, Jr. $9,402,442,495 8 $1,175,305,312
2 Scarlett Johansson $7,603,988,983 7 $1,086,284,140
3 Chris Evans $7,592,897,934 9 $843,655,326
4 Chris Hemsworth $6,891,786,780 6 $1,148,631,130
5 Mark Ruffalo $5,797,857,646 4 $1,449,464,412
6 Don Cheadle $5,009,362,250 4 $1,252,340,563
7 Elizabeth Olsen $4,581,032,311 3 $1,527,010,770
8 Chadwick Boseman $4,519,727,361 3 $1,506,575,787
9 Sebastian Stan $4,295,950,038 5 $859,190,008
10 Jeremy Renner $4,081,002,764 3 $1,360,334,255
11 Samuel L. Jackson $4,046,661,882 4 $1,011,665,471
12 Zoe Saldana $3,683,487,849 5 $736,697,570
13 Chris Pratt $3,653,448,891 4 $913,362,223
14 Dave Bautista $3,653,448,891 3 $1,217,816,297
15 Vin Diesel $3,653,448,891 4 $913,362,223
16 Bradley Cooper $3,653,448,891 3 $1,217,816,297
17 Tom Hiddleston $3,464,058,964 4 $866,014,741
18 Josh Brolin $3,418,961,511 5 $683,792,302
19 Danai Gurira $3,366,422,866 2 $1,683,211,433
20 Letitia Wright $3,366,422,866 2 $1,683,211,433
21 Paul Bettany $3,256,967,615 3 $1,085,655,872
22 Hugh Jackman $2,942,805,441 6 $490,467,574
23 Tom Holland $2,899,719,523 3 $966,573,174
24 Karen Gillan $2,882,397,556 2 $1,441,198,778
25 Pom Klementieff $2,882,397,556 2 $1,441,198,778
26 Benedict Wong $2,696,832,747 2 $1,348,416,374
27 Benedict Cumberbatch $2,696,832,747 2 $1,348,416,374
28 Tobey Maguire $2,511,677,275 3 $837,225,758
29 Christian Bale $2,445,202,439 3 $815,067,480
30 Will Smith $2,429,871,881 5 $485,974,376
31 Gwyneth Paltrow $2,421,720,208 3 $807,240,069
32 Gal Gadot $2,345,677,048 4 $586,419,262
33 Henry Cavill $2,192,113,158 3 $730,704,386
34 Anthony Hopkins $2,086,086,772 4 $521,521,693
35 Tommy Lee Jones $2,054,341,603 4 $513,585,401
36 James McAvoy $1,988,430,029 4 $497,107,507
37 Idris Elba $1,974,443,257 4 $493,610,814
38 Patrick Stewart $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
39 Ian McKellen $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
40 Ryan Reynolds $1,830,514,088 4 $457,628,522
41 Andy Serkis $1,720,907,723 2 $860,453,862
42 Ben Affleck $1,706,896,158 3 $568,965,386
43 Michael Fassbender $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
44 Jennifer Lawrence $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
45 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,568,879,765 3 $522,959,922
46 Michael B. Jordan $1,514,891,368 2 $757,445,684
47 Andrew Garfield $1,466,886,603 2 $733,443,302
48 James Spader $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
49 Martin Freeman $1,346,913,772 1 $1,346,913,772
50 Daniel Kaluuya $1,346,913,772 1 $1,346,913,772
51 Lupita Nyong'o $1,346,913,772 1 $1,346,913,772
52 Angela Bassett $1,346,913,772 1 $1,346,913,772
53 Forest Whitaker $1,346,913,772 1 $1,346,913,772
54 Natalie Portman $1,224,143,296 3 $408,047,765
55 Guy Pearce $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
56 Ben Kingsley $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
57 Anthony Mackie $1,153,304,495 1 $1,153,304,495
58 Heath Ledger $1,001,620,618 1 $1,001,620,618
59 Cara Delevingne $961,202,795 2 $480,601,398
60 Jonathan Winters $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
61 Katy Perry $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
62 Karl Urban $892,117,889 2 $446,058,945
63 Zendaya $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
64 Jon Favreau $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
65 Marisa Tomei $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
66 Michael Keaton $880,210,429 1 $880,210,429
67 Amy Adams $868,160,194 1 $868,160,194
68 Michael Rooker $862,888,462 1 $862,888,462
69 Kurt Russell $862,888,462 1 $862,888,462
70 Elizabeth Debicki $862,888,462 1 $862,888,462
71 Cate Blanchett $850,650,283 1 $850,650,283
72 Jeff Goldblum $850,650,283 1 $850,650,283
73 Tessa Thompson $850,650,283 1 $850,650,283
74 Chris Pine $821,563,408 1 $821,563,408
75 Colin Firth $813,384,052 3 $271,128,017
76 Taron Egerton $813,384,052 2 $406,692,026
77 Mark Strong $813,384,052 2 $406,692,026
78 Paul Rudd $806,482,581 2 $403,241,291
79 Michael Peña $806,482,581 2 $403,241,291
80 Evangeline Lilly $806,482,581 2 $403,241,291
81 Michael Douglas $806,482,581 2 $403,241,291
82 Bruce Willis $801,012,645 4 $200,253,161
83 Tilda Swinton $765,393,533 2 $382,696,767
84 Ike Barinholtz $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
85 Jared Leto $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
86 Scott Eastwood $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
87 Jai Courtney $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
88 Jay Hernandez $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
89 Karen Fukuhara $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
90 Joel Kinnaman $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
91 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
92 Margot Robbie $746,100,054 2 $373,050,027
93 Adam Beach $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
94 Viola Davis $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
95 Leslie Uggams $730,872,669 1 $730,872,669
96 Karan Soni $730,872,669 1 $730,872,669
97 Brianna Hildebrand $730,872,669 1 $730,872,669
98 Morena Baccarin $730,872,669 1 $730,872,669
99 Stefan Kapicic $730,872,669 1 $730,872,669
100 T.J. Miller $730,872,669 1 $730,872,669

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Robert Downey, Jr.: Georges Biard [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Scarlett Johansson: Foto: © JCS / , via Wikimedia Commons

Chris Evans: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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