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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 ($629,969,804 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 ($629,969,804 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 ($629,969,804 in 2011)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Paul Walker $2,225,257,430 5 $445,051,486
2 Vin Diesel $1,988,846,823 4 $497,211,706
3 Dwayne Johnson $1,419,270,248 2 $709,635,124
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 Russell Crowe $648,414,519 4 $162,103,630
9 George Clooney $550,381,550 3 $183,460,517
10 Sienna Miller $547,326,372 1 $547,326,372
11 Bradley Cooper $547,326,372 1 $547,326,372
12 Matt Damon $541,240,020 5 $108,248,004
13 Anna Kendrick $524,100,845 4 $131,025,211
14 Julia Roberts $456,362,704 3 $152,120,901
15 Taraji P. Henson $414,982,270 3 $138,327,423
16 Elizabeth Banks $408,056,498 2 $204,028,249
17 Ester Dean $403,175,148 3 $134,391,716
18 Brittany Snow $403,175,148 3 $134,391,716
19 Rebel Wilson $403,175,148 3 $134,391,716
20 Alexis Knapp $403,175,148 3 $134,391,716
21 Anna Camp $403,175,148 3 $134,391,716
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 Denzel Washington $267,985,456 1 $267,985,456
28 Bryan Cranston $245,470,410 2 $122,735,205
29 Brad Pitt $244,463,587 2 $122,231,794
30 Ryan Gosling $237,263,655 2 $118,631,828
31 Tyrese Gibson $236,410,607 1 $236,410,607
32 Kirsten Dunst $231,580,573 1 $231,580,573
33 Octavia Spencer $231,580,573 1 $231,580,573
34 Jim Parsons $231,580,573 1 $231,580,573
35 Janelle Monae $231,580,573 1 $231,580,573
36 Kevin Costner $231,580,573 1 $231,580,573
37 Keira Knightley $227,773,686 1 $227,773,686
38 Ben Affleck $227,140,757 1 $227,140,757
39 Alan Arkin $227,140,757 1 $227,140,757
40 Meg Ryan $202,562,295 2 $101,281,148
41 Meagan Good $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
42 Terrence J $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
43 Regina Hall $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
44 Romany Malco $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
45 Michael Ealy $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
46 Kevin Hart $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
47 Gabrielle Union $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
48 Jerry Ferrara $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
49 Chiwetel Ejiofor $181,025,343 1 $181,025,343
50 Jack O'Connell $163,527,824 1 $163,527,824
51 Judi Dench $162,795,809 2 $81,397,905
52 Bill Murray $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
53 Jean Dujardin $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
54 Hugh Bonneville $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
55 Bob Balaban $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
56 Dev Patel $158,084,202 2 $79,042,101
57 Lucas Black $157,794,205 1 $157,794,205
58 Bow Wow $157,794,205 1 $157,794,205
59 Mark Wahlberg $149,804,632 2 $74,902,316
60 Rooney Mara $145,702,080 1 $145,702,080
61 Scarlett Johansson $143,471,917 2 $71,735,959
62 Nick Nolte $139,326,730 2 $69,663,365
63 Owen Wilson $137,935,668 2 $68,967,834
64 Christian Bale $133,162,752 1 $133,162,752
65 Steve Carell $133,162,752 1 $133,162,752
66 Izabela Vidovic $130,251,144 1 $130,251,144
67 Jacob Tremblay $130,251,144 1 $130,251,144
68 Mandy Patinkin $130,251,144 1 $130,251,144
69 Daveed Diggs $130,251,144 1 $130,251,144
70 Morgan Freeman $124,514,011 1 $124,514,011
71 Eddie Redmayne $123,327,692 1 $123,327,692
72 Felicity Jones $123,327,692 1 $123,327,692
73 Anthony Hopkins $121,886,831 2 $60,943,416
74 Brooklyn Decker $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
75 Rob Huebel $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
76 Cameron Diaz $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
77 Tom Lennon $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
78 Jennifer Lopez $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
79 Chris Rock $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
80 Ben Falcone $120,925,697 1 $120,925,697
81 Philip Seymour Hoffman $119,512,771 1 $119,512,771
82 Maggie Elizabeth Jones $118,729,073 1 $118,729,073
83 Skylar Astin $116,044,347 1 $116,044,347
84 Jake Gyllenhaal $107,360,059 3 $35,786,686
85 Giovanni Ribisi $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
86 Emma Stone $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
87 Anthony Mackie $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
88 Sean Penn $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
89 Robert Patrick $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
90 Josh Brolin $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
91 Michael Peña $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
92 Anne Hathaway $102,716,321 1 $102,716,321
93 Steve Coogan $98,963,392 1 $98,963,392
94 Kevin Bacon $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
95 Dakota Johnson $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
96 Johnny Depp $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
97 Corey Stoll $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
98 Joel Edgerton $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
99 Peter Sarsgaard $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
100 Jesse Plemons $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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