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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 16 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 21 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 $1,049,479,415 4 $262,369,854
6 Michelle Rodriguez $995,812,754 2 $497,906,377
7 Leonardo DiCaprio $749,587,667 5 $149,917,533
8 Anna Kendrick $677,895,391 4 $169,473,848
9 Russell Crowe $648,414,519 4 $162,103,630
10 Julia Roberts $627,655,219 3 $209,218,406
11 Rebel Wilson $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
12 Alexis Knapp $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
13 Anna Camp $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
14 Ester Dean $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
15 Brittany Snow $589,422,375 3 $196,474,125
16 George Clooney $550,381,550 3 $183,460,517
17 Bradley Cooper $547,326,372 2 $273,663,186
18 Sienna Miller $547,326,372 1 $547,326,372
19 Matt Damon $541,240,020 6 $90,206,670
20 Taraji P. Henson $415,202,553 3 $138,400,851
21 John Goodman $385,843,505 2 $192,921,753
22 Elizabeth Banks $376,114,632 2 $188,057,316
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 Owen Wilson $309,228,183 2 $154,614,092
27 Sandra Bullock $305,705,794 1 $305,705,794
28 Jacob Tremblay $301,543,659 1 $301,543,659
29 Mandy Patinkin $301,543,659 1 $301,543,659
30 Daveed Diggs $301,543,659 1 $301,543,659
31 Izabela Vidovic $301,543,659 1 $301,543,659
32 Denzel Washington $267,985,456 1 $267,985,456
33 Bryan Cranston $245,834,130 2 $122,917,065
34 Brad Pitt $244,463,587 2 $122,231,794
35 Ryan Gosling $237,263,655 3 $79,087,885
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 Monáe $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 Mark Wahlberg $203,383,942 2 $101,691,971
46 Meg Ryan $202,562,155 2 $101,281,078
47 Chrissie Fit $185,736,412 1 $185,736,412
48 Hailee Steinfeld $185,736,412 1 $185,736,412
49 Hana Mae Lee $185,736,412 1 $185,736,412
50 Regina Hall $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
51 Romany Malco $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
52 Michael Ealy $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
53 Kevin Hart $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
54 Gabrielle Union $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
55 Jerry Ferrara $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
56 Meagan Good $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
57 Terrence J $183,401,697 2 $91,700,849
58 Chiwetel Ejiofor $181,025,343 1 $181,025,343
59 Judi Dench $165,262,123 2 $82,631,062
60 Jack O'Connell $163,527,824 1 $163,527,824
61 Dev Patel $162,257,798 2 $81,128,899
62 Hugh Bonneville $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
63 Bob Balaban $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
64 Bill Murray $158,702,748 1 $158,702,748
65 Jean Dujardin $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 $149,875,676 1 $149,875,676
69 Scarlett Johansson $143,471,917 2 $71,735,959
70 Nick Nolte $139,326,730 2 $69,663,365
71 Christian Bale $133,162,752 1 $133,162,752
72 Steve Carell $133,162,752 3 $44,387,584
73 Morgan Freeman $124,514,011 1 $124,514,011
74 Eddie Redmayne $123,327,692 1 $123,327,692
75 Felicity Jones $123,327,692 1 $123,327,692
76 Anthony Hopkins $121,886,831 2 $60,943,416
77 Philip Seymour Hoffman $119,512,771 1 $119,512,771
78 Maggie Elizabeth Jones $118,729,073 1 $118,729,073
79 Skylar Astin $116,044,347 1 $116,044,347
80 Jake Gyllenhaal $110,607,384 3 $36,869,128
81 Anthony Mackie $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
82 Sean Penn $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
83 Robert Patrick $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
84 Josh Brolin $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
85 Michael Peña $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
86 Giovanni Ribisi $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
87 Emma Stone $104,100,903 1 $104,100,903
88 Anne Hathaway $102,716,321 1 $102,716,321
89 Steve Coogan $98,963,392 1 $98,963,392
90 Johnny Depp $98,837,872 2 $49,418,936
91 Corey Stoll $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
92 Joel Edgerton $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
93 Peter Sarsgaard $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
94 Jesse Plemons $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
95 Kevin Bacon $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
96 Dakota Johnson $98,837,872 1 $98,837,872
97 Miles Teller $92,752,854 2 $46,376,427
98 Nicole Kidman $92,530,754 3 $30,843,585
99 Jonah Hill $88,928,733 3 $29,642,911
100 Tom Lennon $88,473,016 1 $88,473,016

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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