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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 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: 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 ($879,658,781 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 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: 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 11 films.
Top films contributed to this record: 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. $7,382,381,753 7 $1,054,625,965
2 Scarlett Johansson $5,584,479,889 6 $930,746,648
3 Chris Evans $5,573,388,840 8 $696,673,605
4 Chris Hemsworth $4,856,596,091 5 $971,319,218
5 Jeremy Renner $4,081,002,764 3 $1,360,334,255
6 Samuel L. Jackson $4,046,661,882 4 $1,011,665,471
7 Mark Ruffalo $3,762,666,957 3 $1,254,222,319
8 Tom Hiddleston $3,448,377,369 4 $862,094,342
9 Don Cheadle $2,989,853,156 3 $996,617,719
10 Hugh Jackman $2,942,905,544 6 $490,484,257
11 Elizabeth Olsen $2,561,523,217 2 $1,280,761,609
12 Tobey Maguire $2,511,677,275 3 $837,225,758
13 Christian Bale $2,445,202,439 3 $815,067,480
14 Will Smith $2,429,871,881 4 $607,467,970
15 Gwyneth Paltrow $2,421,720,208 3 $807,240,069
16 Gal Gadot $2,304,103,571 3 $768,034,524
17 Sebastian Stan $2,276,440,944 4 $569,110,236
18 Henry Cavill $2,155,090,274 3 $718,363,425
19 Anthony Hopkins $2,066,060,382 4 $516,515,096
20 Tommy Lee Jones $2,054,341,603 4 $513,585,401
21 James McAvoy $1,988,430,029 4 $497,107,507
22 Idris Elba $1,958,761,662 4 $489,690,416
23 Ian McKellen $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
24 Patrick Stewart $1,910,871,624 4 $477,717,906
25 Ben Affleck $1,669,873,274 3 $556,624,425
26 Zoe Saldana $1,664,528,276 3 $554,842,759
27 Jennifer Lawrence $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
28 Michael Fassbender $1,646,013,569 3 $548,671,190
29 Dave Bautista $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
30 Vin Diesel $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
31 Bradley Cooper $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
32 Chris Pratt $1,634,664,436 3 $544,888,145
33 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,568,879,765 3 $522,959,922
34 Andrew Garfield $1,466,886,603 2 $733,443,302
35 James Spader $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
36 Paul Bettany $1,237,458,521 2 $618,729,261
37 Natalie Portman $1,224,143,296 3 $408,047,765
38 Ben Kingsley $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
39 Guy Pearce $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
40 Anthony Mackie $1,153,304,495 1 $1,153,304,495
41 Chadwick Boseman $1,153,304,495 2 $576,652,248
42 Ryan Reynolds $1,099,641,419 4 $274,910,355
43 Heath Ledger $1,001,620,618 1 $1,001,620,618
44 Cara Delevingne $961,216,198 2 $480,608,099
45 Katy Perry $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
46 Jonathan Winters $912,296,846 2 $456,148,423
47 Zendaya $879,658,781 1 $879,658,781
48 Tom Holland $879,658,781 1 $879,658,781
49 Jon Favreau $879,658,781 1 $879,658,781
50 Marisa Tomei $879,658,781 1 $879,658,781
51 Michael Keaton $879,658,781 1 $879,658,781
52 Karl Urban $876,436,294 2 $438,218,147
53 Amy Adams $868,160,194 1 $868,160,194
54 Michael Rooker $863,613,101 1 $863,613,101
55 Karen Gillan $863,613,101 1 $863,613,101
56 Jeff Goldblum $834,968,688 1 $834,968,688
57 Tessa Thompson $834,968,688 1 $834,968,688
58 Cate Blanchett $834,968,688 1 $834,968,688
59 Chris Pine $817,012,815 1 $817,012,815
60 Colin Firth $797,420,424 3 $265,806,808
61 Taron Egerton $797,420,424 2 $398,710,212
62 Mark Strong $797,420,424 2 $398,710,212
63 Bruce Willis $796,667,850 4 $199,166,963
64 Tilda Swinton $765,611,800 2 $382,805,900
65 Ike Barinholtz $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
66 Jared Leto $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
67 Scott Eastwood $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
68 Jai Courtney $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
69 Jay Hernandez $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
70 Karen Fukuhara $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
71 Joel Kinnaman $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
72 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
73 Margot Robbie $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
74 Adam Beach $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
75 Viola Davis $746,100,054 1 $746,100,054
76 Robert Redford $714,401,889 1 $714,401,889
77 Chiwetel Ejiofor $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
78 Mads Mikkelsen $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
79 Benedict Cumberbatch $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
80 Benedict Wong $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
81 Rachel McAdams $677,541,920 1 $677,541,920
82 Josh Brolin $668,579,748 4 $167,144,937
83 Michael Shannon $667,999,518 1 $667,999,518
84 Jeff Bridges $664,248,225 2 $332,124,113
85 Tom Cruise $658,457,889 2 $329,228,945
86 Jaimie Alexander $644,602,516 1 $644,602,516
87 Christopher Eccleston $644,602,516 1 $644,602,516
88 Jason Momoa $641,528,531 3 $213,842,844
89 Jamie Bell $630,041,427 3 $210,013,809
90 Will Arnett $627,311,228 2 $313,655,614
91 Ioan Gruffudd $622,613,441 2 $311,306,721
92 Jessica Alba $622,613,441 2 $311,306,721
93 Mickey Rourke $621,156,389 1 $621,156,389
94 Ray Fisher $618,930,562 1 $618,930,562
95 Ezra Miller $618,930,562 2 $309,465,281
96 Dafne Keen $615,577,068 1 $615,577,068
97 Terrence Howard $585,171,547 1 $585,171,547
98 Paul Rudd $519,338,048 1 $519,338,048
99 Michael Peña $519,338,048 1 $519,338,048
100 Evangeline Lilly $519,338,048 1 $519,338,048

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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