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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Based on TV Stars - International Leading Based on TV 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 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 TV 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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Tom Cruise
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation ($700,868,363 in 2015), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($694,713,230 in 2011), Mission: Impossible 2 ($549,588,516 in 2000), Mission: Impossible ($457,697,994 in 1996), Mission: Impossible III ($397,501,348 in 2006), M:I6 — Mission Impossible ($0 in 2018)

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Shia LaBeouf
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($1,123,790,543 in 2011), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($836,519,699 in 2009), Transformers ($708,272,592 in 2007)

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Simon Pegg
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 10 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($694,713,230 in 2011), Star Trek Into Darkness ($467,381,584 in 2013), Star Trek ($385,680,446 in 2009), Star Trek Beyond ($336,398,312 in 2016)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Tom Cruise $2,800,369,451 6 $466,728,242
2 Shia LaBeouf $2,668,582,834 3 $889,527,611
3 Simon Pegg $1,884,173,572 4 $471,043,393
4 Megan Fox $1,544,792,291 2 $772,396,146
5 Jesse McCartney $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
6 Justin Long $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
7 Matthew Gray Gubler $1,404,697,199 4 $351,174,300
8 Zoe Saldana $1,189,460,342 3 $396,486,781
9 Karl Urban $1,189,460,342 3 $396,486,781
10 Chris Pine $1,189,460,342 3 $396,486,781
11 Zachary Quinto $1,189,460,342 3 $396,486,781
12 John Cho $1,189,460,342 3 $396,486,781
13 Tom Wilkinson $954,715,345 2 $477,357,673
14 Anton Yelchin $722,078,758 2 $361,039,379
15 Kristin Davis $709,928,036 2 $354,964,018
16 Cynthia Nixon $709,928,036 2 $354,964,018
17 Sarah Jessica Parker $709,928,036 2 $354,964,018
18 Kim Cattrall $709,928,036 2 $354,964,018
19 Paula Patton $694,713,230 1 $694,713,230
20 Lea Seydoux $694,713,230 1 $694,713,230
21 Jeremy Renner $694,713,230 1 $694,713,230
22 Vladimir Mashkov $694,713,230 1 $694,713,230
23 Josh Holloway $694,713,230 1 $694,713,230
24 Michael Nyqvist $694,713,230 1 $694,713,230
25 Anil Kapoor $694,713,230 1 $694,713,230
26 Jason Lee $677,158,791 3 $225,719,597
27 Peter Cullen $603,968,683 1 $603,968,683
28 Mark Wahlberg $603,968,683 2 $301,984,342
29 Channing Tatum $534,146,305 2 $267,073,153
30 Jonah Hill $534,146,305 2 $267,073,153
31 Dan Castellaneta $527,071,022 1 $527,071,022
32 William Shatner $525,000,000 5 $105,000,000
33 Johnny Depp $498,204,783 2 $249,102,392
34 Helena Bonham Carter $498,204,783 2 $249,102,392
35 Rowan Atkinson $491,555,470 2 $245,777,735
36 Drew Barrymore $486,936,090 2 $243,468,045
37 Lucy Alexis Liu $486,936,090 2 $243,468,045
38 Cameron Diaz $486,936,090 2 $243,468,045
39 Alice Eve $467,381,584 1 $467,381,584
40 Benedict Cumberbatch $467,381,584 1 $467,381,584
41 Sacha Baron Cohen $400,151,769 2 $200,075,885
42 Colin Farrell $370,973,304 2 $185,486,652
43 Johnny Knoxville $366,812,966 3 $122,270,989
44 Armie Hammer $365,447,224 2 $182,723,612
45 John Goodman $358,500,000 1 $358,500,000
46 Rick Moranis $358,500,000 1 $358,500,000
47 Elizabeth Perkins $358,500,000 1 $358,500,000
48 Rosie O'Donnell $358,500,000 1 $358,500,000
49 Harrison Ford $353,715,317 1 $353,715,317
50 Sofia Boutella $336,398,312 1 $336,398,312
51 Idris Elba $336,398,312 1 $336,398,312
52 Noah Ringer $319,713,881 1 $319,713,881
53 Dave Goelz $316,941,223 3 $105,647,074
54 Tom Kenny $311,594,032 1 $311,594,032
55 Clancy Brown $311,594,032 1 $311,594,032
56 Bill Fagerbakke $311,594,032 1 $311,594,032
57 Carolyn Lawrence $311,594,032 1 $311,594,032
58 Rodger Bumpass $311,594,032 1 $311,594,032
59 Dan Aykroyd $283,315,376 3 $94,438,459
60 Malachi Pearson $282,300,000 1 $282,300,000
61 Bill Pullman $282,300,000 1 $282,300,000
62 Christina Ricci $282,300,000 1 $282,300,000
63 Seann William Scott $281,534,254 2 $140,767,127
64 Linda Cardellini $276,294,164 1 $276,294,164
65 Matthew Lillard $276,294,164 1 $276,294,164
66 Freddie Prinze, Jr. $276,294,164 1 $276,294,164
67 Sarah Michelle Gellar $276,294,164 1 $276,294,164
68 Ty Burrell $269,806,430 1 $269,806,430
69 Max Charles $269,806,430 1 $269,806,430
70 Mel Gibson $265,827,693 2 $132,913,847
71 Ruth Wilson $260,002,115 1 $260,002,115
72 William Fichtner $260,002,115 1 $260,002,115
73 David Duchovny $257,347,215 2 $128,673,608
74 Steve Whitmire $240,284,223 2 $120,142,112
75 Gulliver McGrath $238,202,668 1 $238,202,668
76 Jonny Lee Miller $238,202,668 1 $238,202,668
77 Michelle Pfeiffer $238,202,668 1 $238,202,668
78 Bella Heathcote $238,202,668 1 $238,202,668
79 Eva Green $238,202,668 1 $238,202,668
80 Chloë Grace Moretz $238,202,668 1 $238,202,668
81 Jackie Earle Haley $238,202,668 1 $238,202,668
82 Christopher Lloyd $237,796,101 2 $118,898,051
83 Anjelica Huston $237,796,101 2 $118,898,051
84 Raul Julia $237,796,101 2 $118,898,051
85 Mike Myers $231,062,323 2 $115,531,162
86 Dana Carvey $231,062,323 2 $115,531,162
87 Will Ferrell $231,039,112 3 $77,013,037
88 Owen Wilson $230,480,047 2 $115,240,024
89 Seth Rogen $229,155,503 1 $229,155,503
90 Jay Chou $229,155,503 1 $229,155,503
91 Steve Carell $226,739,416 1 $226,739,416
92 Anne Hathaway $226,739,416 1 $226,739,416
93 Salma Hayek $221,229,335 1 $221,229,335
94 Will Smith $221,229,335 1 $221,229,335
95 Kevin Kline $221,229,335 1 $221,229,335
96 Michael Douglas $208,300,000 1 $208,300,000
97 James Todd Smith $207,154,748 1 $207,154,748
98 Michelle Rodriguez $207,154,748 1 $207,154,748
99 Samuel L. Jackson $207,154,748 1 $207,154,748
100 Justin Timberlake $204,774,690 1 $204,774,690

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Tom Cruise: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Simon Pegg: Paul Ewen [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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