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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies


See also: Domestic Leading MGM Stars - International Leading MGM Stars - Worldwide Leading Warner Bros. Stars - Worldwide Leading Walt Disney Stars - Worldwide Leading Universal Stars - Worldwide Leading Sony Pictures Stars - Worldwide Leading 20th Century Fox Stars - Worldwide Leading Paramount Pictures Stars - Worldwide Leading Lionsgate Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the MGM 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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Pierce Brosnan
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 56 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Die Another Day ($431,942,139 in 2002), Goldeneye ($356,429,941 in 1995), Tomorrow Never Dies ($339,504,276 in 1997)

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Sylvester Stallone
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 35 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Rocky IV ($300,373,716 in 1985), Rocky Balboa ($156,229,050 in 2006), Rocky III ($125,049,125 in 1982), Rocky V ($119,946,358 in 1990)

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Roger Moore
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Octopussy ($187,500,000 in 1983), Live and Let Die ($161,800,000 in 1973), A View to a Kill ($152,627,960 in 1985), The Man with the Golden Gun ($97,600,000 in 1974), Diane ($0 in 1956), Sunday Lovers ($0 in 1981)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Pierce Brosnan $1,127,876,356 3 $375,958,785
2 Sylvester Stallone $701,598,249 4 $175,399,562
3 Roger Moore $599,527,960 6 $99,921,327
4 Dustin Hoffman $457,585,053 2 $228,792,527
5 Halle Berry $431,942,139 1 $431,942,139
6 Tom Cruise $412,800,000 1 $412,800,000
7 Vivien Leigh $390,525,192 1 $390,525,192
8 Clark Gable $390,525,192 1 $390,525,192
9 Anthony Hopkins $350,100,280 1 $350,100,280
10 Timothy Dalton $347,367,015 2 $173,683,508
11 Sean Connery $286,365,035 4 $71,591,259
12 Reese Witherspoon $270,002,124 3 $90,000,708
13 John Cusack $228,244,469 3 $76,081,490
14 John Travolta $209,965,025 2 $104,982,513
15 Kurt Russell $208,827,734 2 $104,413,867
16 Nicolas Cage $208,068,793 3 $69,356,264
17 James Spader $196,565,669 1 $196,565,669
18 Robin Williams $181,760,553 1 $181,760,553
19 Gene Hackman $172,774,833 2 $86,387,417
20 Bruce Willis $160,095,552 3 $53,365,184
21 Ice Cube $154,684,269 3 $51,561,423
22 Scarlett Johansson $150,496,012 2 $75,248,006
23 Samuel L. Jackson $143,653,006 3 $47,884,335
24 Heather O'Rourke $121,706,019 1 $121,706,019
25 Rene Russo $115,021,008 1 $115,021,008
26 Danny De Vito $115,021,008 1 $115,021,008
27 Richard Gere $113,160,499 2 $56,580,250
28 Julie Christie $111,859,493 1 $111,859,493
29 Jack Nicholson $108,981,275 1 $108,981,275
30 Rob Lowe $107,042,144 2 $53,521,072
31 Penélope Cruz $104,504,817 1 $104,504,817
32 Javier Bardem $104,504,817 1 $104,504,817
33 Patricia Arquette $89,441,732 1 $89,441,732
34 Billy Bob Thornton $89,330,840 2 $44,665,420
35 Frankie Muniz $86,943,541 2 $43,471,771
36 Robert De Niro $80,997,601 3 $26,999,200
37 Cher $80,640,528 1 $80,640,528
38 Adam Beach $77,628,265 1 $77,628,265
39 Tyler Mane $77,514,401 1 $77,514,401
40 Ally Sheedy $74,433,837 1 $74,433,837
41 Diane Keaton $73,268,471 4 $18,317,118
42 Cate Blanchett $71,523,271 1 $71,523,271
43 Natascha McElhone $71,017,592 2 $35,508,796
44 Sean Bean $70,692,101 1 $70,692,101
45 Jean Reno $70,692,101 1 $70,692,101
46 Stellan Skarsgård $70,692,101 1 $70,692,101
47 Jonathan Pryce $70,692,101 1 $70,692,101
48 Hilary Duff $70,690,096 2 $35,345,048
49 Sigourney Weaver $66,354,890 2 $33,177,445
50 Craig Robinson $65,967,750 1 $65,967,750
51 Clark Duke $65,967,750 1 $65,967,750
52 Rob Corddry $65,967,750 1 $65,967,750
53 Geena Davis $63,940,311 2 $31,970,156
54 Morgan Freeman $61,291,933 2 $30,645,967
55 Denzel Washington $59,482,246 2 $29,741,123
56 Jonathan Breck $58,939,035 1 $58,939,035
57 Gina Philips $58,939,035 1 $58,939,035
58 Justin Long $58,939,035 1 $58,939,035
59 Angie Harmon $58,240,458 1 $58,240,458
60 Jennifer Love Hewitt $57,753,825 1 $57,753,825
61 Thomas Jane $57,189,408 1 $57,189,408
62 Andre Braugher $57,189,408 1 $57,189,408
63 Marcia Gay Harden $57,189,408 1 $57,189,408
64 Julie Andrews $57,086,836 2 $28,543,418
65 John Malkovich $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
66 Gerard Depardieu $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
67 Leonardo DiCaprio $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
68 Gabriel Byrne $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
69 Jeremy Irons $56,968,169 1 $56,968,169
70 Josh Hartnett $55,495,466 1 $55,495,466
71 Lucy Alexis Liu $55,495,466 1 $55,495,466
72 Eva Mendes $55,489,826 1 $55,489,826
73 Sanaa Lathan $55,489,826 1 $55,489,826
74 Susan Sarandon $54,834,051 3 $18,278,017
75 Elisabeth Shue $49,800,000 1 $49,800,000
76 Dwayne Johnson $47,313,824 1 $47,313,824
77 Matthew MacFadyen $46,790,428 1 $46,790,428
78 Kevin Costner $45,989,012 1 $45,989,012
79 Demi Moore $45,989,012 1 $45,989,012
80 Gina Gershon $37,750,754 1 $37,750,754
81 Elizabeth Berkley $37,750,754 1 $37,750,754
82 Renée Zellweger $35,891,257 1 $35,891,257
83 Liam Neeson $31,390,587 1 $31,390,587
84 Jessica Lange $31,390,587 1 $31,390,587
85 Jennifer Coolidge $31,013,349 1 $31,013,349
86 Steve Buscemi $31,013,349 1 $31,013,349
87 John Cleese $31,013,349 1 $31,013,349
88 Faye Dunaway $30,441,738 1 $30,441,738
89 Jon Voight $30,441,738 1 $30,441,738
90 Burt Reynolds $26,282,503 2 $13,141,252
91 Dom DeLuise $26,220,877 1 $26,220,877
92 Steve McQueen $25,744,471 3 $8,581,490
93 Mary Stuart Masterson $23,202,734 1 $23,202,734
94 Aidan Quinn $23,202,734 1 $23,202,734
95 Johnny Depp $23,202,734 1 $23,202,734
96 Chow Yun-Fat $23,010,607 1 $23,010,607
97 Seann William Scott $23,010,607 1 $23,010,607
98 Michelle Pfeiffer $22,998,000 1 $22,998,000
99 Steve Guttenberg $19,775,953 2 $9,887,977
100 Doris Day $19,088,000 2 $9,544,000

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Sylvester Stallone: Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Roger Moore: By Allan warren (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

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