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Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies


See also: Domestic Leading Walt Disney Stars - International Leading Walt Disney Stars - Worldwide Leading Warner Bros. 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 - Worldwide Leading MGM Stars

This chart contains the top 100 stars based on the cumulative worldwide box office of all the Walt Disney 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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Johnny Depp
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 36 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($1,066,215,812 in 2006), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ($1,045,663,875 in 2011), Alice in Wonderland ($1,025,491,110 in 2010), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($963,420,425 in 2007), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales ($794,758,876 in 2017), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($634,954,103 in 2003), Alice Through the Looking Glass ($277,442,381 in 2016), The Lone Ranger ($260,002,115 in 2013), Ed Wood ($5,828,466 in 1994)

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Scarlett Johansson
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), The Jungle Book ($963,901,123 in 2016), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714,401,889 in 2014), The Prestige ($104,407,366 in 2006)

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Robert Downey, Jr.
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Iron Man 3 ($1,215,392,272 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Johnny Depp $6,073,777,163 9 $674,864,129
2 Scarlett Johansson $5,863,713,142 6 $977,285,524
3 Robert Downey, Jr. $5,296,395,036 4 $1,324,098,759
4 Chris Evans $4,795,404,653 4 $1,198,851,163
5 Samuel L. Jackson $4,504,926,053 6 $750,821,009
6 Chris Hemsworth $4,407,269,473 4 $1,101,817,368
7 Jeremy Renner $4,081,002,764 3 $1,360,334,255
8 Mark Ruffalo $3,762,666,957 3 $1,254,222,319
9 Geoffrey Rush $3,438,797,279 4 $859,699,320
10 Tom Hiddleston $2,999,050,751 3 $999,683,584
11 Keira Knightley $2,868,468,303 4 $717,117,076
12 Tim Allen $2,824,788,621 10 $282,478,862
13 Alan Tudyk $2,821,734,989 3 $940,578,330
14 Orlando Bloom $2,664,590,340 3 $888,196,780
15 Elizabeth Olsen $2,561,523,217 2 $1,280,761,609
16 Josh Gad $2,537,949,145 2 $1,268,974,573
17 Ben Kingsley $2,493,887,992 3 $831,295,997
18 Idris Elba $2,443,472,327 3 $814,490,776
19 Tom Hanks $2,434,214,343 8 $304,276,793
20 Don Cheadle $2,368,696,767 2 $1,184,348,384
21 Adam Driver $2,224,249,225 2 $1,112,124,613
22 Daisy Ridley $2,224,249,225 2 $1,112,124,613
23 John Boyega $2,224,249,225 2 $1,112,124,613
24 Nicolas Cage $2,116,546,469 9 $235,171,830
25 Ellen DeGeneres $1,971,851,817 3 $657,283,939
26 Emma Thompson $1,933,283,222 3 $644,427,741
27 Sebastian Stan $1,867,706,384 2 $933,853,192
28 Vin Diesel $1,832,671,316 3 $610,890,439
29 Mads Mikkelsen $1,728,530,408 2 $864,265,204
30 Bruce Willis $1,700,178,002 7 $242,882,572
31 Chris Pratt $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
32 Bradley Cooper $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
33 Dave Bautista $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
34 Zoe Saldana $1,634,664,436 2 $817,332,218
35 Anthony Hopkins $1,548,344,660 4 $387,086,165
36 Owen Wilson $1,506,345,346 5 $301,269,069
37 John Goodman $1,461,229,027 4 $365,307,257
38 Aaron Taylor-Johnson $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
39 James Spader $1,408,218,722 1 $1,408,218,722
40 Tilda Swinton $1,398,081,492 2 $699,040,746
41 Kristen Bell $1,350,870,862 3 $450,290,287
42 Mindy Kaling $1,350,219,102 2 $675,109,551
43 Penélope Cruz $1,338,481,716 2 $669,240,858
44 Billy Crystal $1,303,346,048 2 $651,673,024
45 Gwyneth Paltrow $1,286,823,148 2 $643,411,574
46 Santino Fontana $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
47 Jonathan Groff $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
48 Idina Menzel $1,274,234,980 1 $1,274,234,980
49 Kevin Kline $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
50 Gugu Mbatha-Raw $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
51 Emma Watson $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
52 Audra McDonald $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
53 Ian McKellen $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
54 Dan Stevens $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
55 Ewan McGregor $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
56 Luke Evans $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
57 Stanley Tucci $1,263,714,165 1 $1,263,714,165
58 Guy Pearce $1,215,392,272 1 $1,215,392,272
59 Bill Murray $1,161,657,596 7 $165,951,085
60 Anthony Mackie $1,153,304,495 1 $1,153,304,495
61 Paul Bettany $1,153,304,495 1 $1,153,304,495
62 Chadwick Boseman $1,153,304,495 2 $576,652,248
63 Liam Neeson $1,152,925,786 5 $230,585,157
64 William Moseley $1,137,880,860 2 $568,940,430
65 Anna Popplewell $1,137,880,860 2 $568,940,430
66 Georgie Henley $1,137,880,860 2 $568,940,430
67 Skandar Keynes $1,137,880,860 2 $568,940,430
68 Bill Nighy $1,066,215,812 1 $1,066,215,812
69 Felicity Jones $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
70 Diego Luna $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
71 Riz Ahmed $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
72 Ben Mendelsohn $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
73 Donnie Yen $1,050,988,488 1 $1,050,988,488
74 Ian McShane $1,045,663,875 1 $1,045,663,875
75 Alan Rickman $1,025,491,110 1 $1,025,491,110
76 Dan Whitney $1,021,806,629 2 $510,903,315
77 Ginnifer Goodwin $1,019,920,974 1 $1,019,920,974
78 Jason Bateman $1,019,920,974 1 $1,019,920,974
79 Ben Affleck $1,003,839,855 2 $501,919,928
80 Robert Redford $1,001,931,253 3 $333,977,084
81 Angelina Jolie Pitt $991,179,743 2 $495,589,872
82 Matthew Broderick $987,915,120 2 $493,957,560
83 John Travolta $987,753,927 6 $164,625,655
84 Rowan Atkinson $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
85 Ernie Sabella $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
86 Jeremy Irons $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
87 Jonathan Taylor Thomas $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
88 Nathan Lane $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
89 Robert Guillaume $987,451,390 1 $987,451,390
90 Lupita Nyong'o $973,156,950 2 $486,578,475
91 Christopher Walken $963,901,123 1 $963,901,123
92 Giancarlo Esposito $963,901,123 1 $963,901,123
93 Neel Sethi $963,901,123 1 $963,901,123
94 Jack Davenport $963,420,425 1 $963,420,425
95 Albert Brooks $936,429,370 1 $936,429,370
96 Barry Humphries $936,429,370 1 $936,429,370
97 Cate Blanchett $869,775,414 2 $434,887,707
98 Jeff Goldblum $869,775,414 2 $434,887,707
99 Michael Rooker $863,613,101 1 $863,613,101
100 Karen Gillan $863,613,101 1 $863,613,101

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Johnny Depp: By Arnold WellsUploaded by MyCanon (Johnny Depp) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Scarlett Johansson: Foto: © JCS / , via Wikimedia Commons

Robert Downey, Jr.: Georges Biard [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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