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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Based on Factual Book/Article Stars - International Leading Based on Factual Book/Article Stars - Worldwide Leading Original Screenplay Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Stars - Worldwide Leading Remake Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on TV Stars - Worldwide Leading Based on Real Life Events 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 Factual Book/Article 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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Paul Walker
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Fast and Furious 6 ($789,300,444 in 2013), Fast Five ($630,163,454 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($363,064,265 in 2009), 2 Fast 2 Furious ($236,410,607 in 2003), The Fast and the Furious ($206,512,310 in 2001)

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Vin Diesel
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Fast and Furious 6 ($789,300,444 in 2013), Fast Five ($630,163,454 in 2011), Fast & Furious ($363,064,265 in 2009), The Fast and the Furious ($206,512,310 in 2001)

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Dwayne Johnson
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 19 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Fast and Furious 6 ($789,300,444 in 2013), Fast Five ($630,163,454 in 2011)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Paul Walker $2,225,451,080 5 $445,090,216
2 Vin Diesel $1,989,040,473 4 $497,260,118
3 Dwayne Johnson $1,419,463,898 2 $709,731,949
4 Jordana Brewster $1,358,877,019 3 $452,959,006
5 Tom Hanks $1,047,777,144 4 $261,944,286
6 Michelle Rodriguez $995,812,754 2 $497,906,377
7 Leonardo DiCaprio $749,587,667 5 $149,917,533
8 Anna Kendrick $708,297,889 4 $177,074,472
9 Russell Crowe $648,414,519 4 $162,103,630
10 Julia Roberts $612,934,137 3 $204,311,379
11 Brittany Snow $587,372,192 3 $195,790,731
12 Rebel Wilson $587,372,192 3 $195,790,731
13 Alexis Knapp $587,372,192 3 $195,790,731
14 Anna Camp $587,372,192 3 $195,790,731
15 Ester Dean $587,372,192 3 $195,790,731
16 George Clooney $550,381,550 3 $183,460,517
17 Bradley Cooper $547,326,372 1 $547,326,372
18 Sienna Miller $547,326,372 1 $547,326,372
19 Matt Damon $541,240,020 5 $108,248,004
20 Taraji P. Henson $415,202,553 3 $138,400,851
21 Elizabeth Banks $408,567,313 2 $204,283,657
22 John Goodman $385,843,505 2 $192,921,753
23 Diane Lane $328,711,434 1 $328,711,434
24 William Fichtner $328,711,434 1 $328,711,434
25 Benedict Cumberbatch $326,611,558 2 $163,305,779
26 Sandra Bullock $305,705,794 1 $305,705,794
27 Owen Wilson $294,507,101 2 $147,253,551
28 Mandy Patinkin $286,822,577 1 $286,822,577
29 Daveed Diggs $286,822,577 1 $286,822,577
30 Izabela Vidovic $286,822,577 1 $286,822,577
31 Jacob Tremblay $286,822,577 1 $286,822,577
32 Denzel Washington $267,985,456 1 $267,985,456
33 Bryan Cranston $245,470,410 2 $122,735,205
34 Brad Pitt $244,463,587 2 $122,231,794
35 Ryan Gosling $237,263,655 2 $118,631,828
36 Tyrese Gibson $236,410,607 1 $236,410,607
37 Octavia Spencer $231,800,856 1 $231,800,856
38 Jim Parsons $231,800,856 1 $231,800,856
39 Janelle Monae $231,800,856 1 $231,800,856
40 Kevin Costner $231,800,856 1 $231,800,856
41 Kirsten Dunst $231,800,856 1 $231,800,856
42 Keira Knightley $227,773,686 1 $227,773,686
43 Ben Affleck $227,140,757 1 $227,140,757
44 Alan Arkin $227,140,757 1 $227,140,757
45 Meg Ryan $202,562,182 2 $101,281,091
46 Mark Wahlberg $195,622,991 2 $97,811,496
47 Chrissie Fit $183,686,229 1 $183,686,229
48 Hailee Steinfeld $183,686,229 1 $183,686,229
49 Hana Mae Lee $183,686,229 1 $183,686,229
50 Meagan Good $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
51 Terrence J $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
52 Regina Hall $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
53 Romany Malco $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
54 Michael Ealy $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
55 Kevin Hart $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
56 Gabrielle Union $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
57 Jerry Ferrara $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
58 Chiwetel Ejiofor $181,025,343 1 $181,025,343
59 Judi Dench $165,254,760 2 $82,627,380
60 Jack O'Connell $163,527,824 1 $163,527,824
61 Dev Patel $159,921,617 2 $79,960,809
62 Jean Dujardin $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
63 Hugh Bonneville $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
64 Bob Balaban $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
65 Bill Murray $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
66 Lucas Black $157,794,205 1 $157,794,205
67 Bow Wow $157,794,205 1 $157,794,205
68 Rooney Mara $147,539,495 1 $147,539,495
69 Scarlett Johansson $143,471,917 2 $71,735,959
70 Nick Nolte $139,326,730 2 $69,663,365
71 Steve Carell $133,162,752 1 $133,162,752
72 Christian Bale $133,162,752 1 $133,162,752
73 Morgan Freeman $124,514,011 1 $124,514,011
74 Felicity Jones $123,327,692 1 $123,327,692
75 Eddie Redmayne $123,327,692 1 $123,327,692
76 Anthony Hopkins $121,886,831 2 $60,943,416
77 Rob Huebel $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
78 Cameron Diaz $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
79 Tom Lennon $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
80 Jennifer Lopez $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
81 Chris Rock $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
82 Ben Falcone $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
83 Brooklyn Decker $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
84 Philip Seymour Hoffman $119,512,771 1 $119,512,771
85 Maggie Elizabeth Jones $118,729,073 1 $118,729,073
86 Skylar Astin $116,044,347 1 $116,044,347
87 Jake Gyllenhaal $107,718,699 3 $35,906,233
88 Giovanni Ribisi $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
89 Emma Stone $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
90 Anthony Mackie $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
91 Sean Penn $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
92 Robert Patrick $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
93 Josh Brolin $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
94 Michael Peña $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
95 Anne Hathaway $102,716,321 1 $102,716,321
96 Steve Coogan $98,963,392 1 $98,963,392
97 Joel Edgerton $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
98 Peter Sarsgaard $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
99 Jesse Plemons $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
100 Kevin Bacon $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Paul Walker: By m anima from San Jose, USA (Cropped from this image.) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Vin Diesel: Andre Luis [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Dwayne Johnson: By English: Eva Rinaldi Celebrity and Live Music Photographer (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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