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Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office


See also: Top Domestic 2001 Stars - Top International 2001 Stars - Top Worldwide 2013 Stars - Top Worldwide 2014 Stars - Top Worldwide 2015 Stars - Top Worldwide 2016 Stars - Top Worldwide 2017 Stars - Top Worldwide 2018 Stars

This list shows the highest grossing stars of 2001 based on the Worldwide box office of the movies they had a leading role in in 2001 and the two preceeding years (voice-only roles excluded).

The Star Score in this list represent points assigned to each of the leading stars of top 100 (based on worldwide box office) movies in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on. This rewards actors for appearing in a number of hit films over the course of three years more than starring in just one monster hit over the same time period.

Top Worldwide 2000 Stars Top Worldwide 2002 Stars
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Julia Roberts
Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $3,857,154,586 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #39)
Top films contributed to this record: Notting Hill ($363,728,226 in 1999), Runaway Bride ($310,138,178 in 1999), Erin Brockovich ($257,805,243 in 2000), America's Sweethearts ($160,648,493 in 2001), The Mexican ($145,238,250 in 2001)

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Brad Pitt
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 30 films, with $4,568,228,284 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #23)
Top films contributed to this record: Ocean's Eleven ($450,728,529 in 2001), The Mexican ($145,238,250 in 2001), Spy Game ($143,049,560 in 2001), Fight Club ($100,851,705 in 1999), Snatch ($83,593,107 in 2000)

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Bruce Willis
Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 49 films, with $5,129,991,162 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #17)
Top films contributed to this record: The Sixth Sense ($672,806,292 in 1999), Unbreakable ($248,099,143 in 2000), The Whole Nine Yards ($85,527,867 in 2000), Bandits ($71,523,271 in 2001), The Kid ($69,688,384 in 2000)

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Complete List

Rank Name Star
Score
Movies Average
Billing
1 Julia Roberts 417 5 1.2
2 Brad Pitt 355 5 2.4
3 Bruce Willis 347 6 2.8
4 Robert De Niro 334 6 2.7
5 George Clooney 306 4 1.0
6 Johnny Depp 286 5 1.8
7 Russell Crowe 272 4 1.5
8 Eddie Murphy 270 4 4.3
9 Angelina Jolie Pitt 266 4 1.8
10 Denzel Washington 264 4 1.0
11 Mel Gibson 256 3 1.0
12 Nicolas Cage 255 4 3.0
13 Billy Crystal 250 3 1.7
14 Tom Cruise 249 3 1.0
15 Ben Affleck 238 5 1.2
16 Catherine Zeta-Jones 236 3 2.3
17 Matt Damon 234 5 3.4
18 Ben Stiller 230 5 2.0
19 Nicole Kidman 229 3 1.3
20 Hugh Jackman 229 4 2.3
21 Jim Carrey 223 4 3.3
22 Keanu Reeves 216 5 4.6
23 Brendan Fraser 201 3 1.0
24 Samuel L. Jackson 197 3 1.7
25 Gwyneth Paltrow 195 4 2.5
26 Ian McKellen 191 2 2.5
27 Rachel Weisz 189 2 2.0
28 Tom Hanks 186 2 1.0
29 Haley Joel Osment 184 2 2.5
30 Liam Neeson 180 2 1.0
31 Sandra Bullock 179 3 1.0
32 Ewan McGregor 178 2 2.0
33 John Cusack 178 4 4.5
34 John Travolta 174 3 1.0
35 Michelle Pfeiffer 171 4 8.0
36 Mark Wahlberg 160 2 1.5
37 Will Smith 157 3 1.0
38 Cameron Diaz 154 2 1.5
39 Edward Norton 154 3 2.0
40 Michael Douglas 150 3 7.0
41 Richard Gere 147 2 6.0
42 Kate Beckinsale 146 2 2.5
43 Arnold Schwarzenegger 142 2 5.5
44 Drew Barrymore 141 3 1.3
45 Harrison Ford 139 2 1.0
46 Jackie Chan 136 2 1.0
47 Heather Graham 135 2 2.0
48 Diane Lane 132 3 5.3
49 Jude Law 130 2 2.0
50 Antonio Banderas 127 2 1.0
51 Teri Polo 124 2 3.5
52 Reese Witherspoon 124 2 5.0
53 Maggie Smith 123 2 15.0
54 Anthony Hopkins 120 2 1.0
55 Renée Zellweger 120 2 2.5
56 Salma Hayek 120 2 4.0
57 Natalie Portman 120 2 6.5
58 Kevin Costner 119 3 3.7
59 Jennifer Lopez 119 3 7.0
60 Adam Sandler 118 2 1.0
61 Carrie Anne Moss 118 2 2.5
62 Tommy Lee Jones 117 2 1.5
63 Chow Yun-Fat 117 2 6.0
64 Meg Ryan 114 3 4.0
65 Vin Diesel 113 2 1.5
66 Al Pacino 110 2 1.0
67 Gene Hackman 110 3 2.3
68 Dennis Quaid 108 2 6.5
69 Cuba Gooding, Jr. 106 2 3.0
70 Shannon Elizabeth 105 2 3.0
71 Ice Cube 104 2 6.5
72 Daniel Radcliffe 100 1 1.0
73 Rupert Grint 100 1 2.0
74 Emma Watson 100 1 3.0
75 Jake Lloyd 100 1 4.0
76 Robbie Coltrane 100 1 5.0
77 Richard Harris 100 1 8.0
78 Alan Rickman 100 1 11.0
79 Elijah Wood 99 1 1.0
80 Viggo Mortensen 99 1 4.0
81 John Goodman 98 1 1.0
82 Helen Hunt 97 1 2.0
83 Laurence Fishburne 97 1 2.0
84 Orlando Jones 97 3 2.0
85 Joe Pantoliano 97 1 5.0
86 Andy Garcia 96 1 3.0
87 Josh Hartnett 95 1 2.0
88 Hugh Grant 94 1 0.0
89 Blythe Danner 94 1 3.0
90 Arnold Vosloo 94 1 4.0
91 Oded Fehr 94 1 5.0
92 Sigourney Weaver 93 2 1.5
93 William Fichtner 93 1 5.0
94 Patrick Stewart 92 1 1.0
95 Mike Myers 91 1 1.0
96 Shawn Wayans 90 1 1.0
97 Chris Tucker 90 1 2.0
98 Marlon Wayans 90 1 2.0
99 Cheri Oteri 90 1 3.0
100 Anna Faris 90 1 5.0

The Average Billing column contains the average billing position of this cast/crew member for the selected films.

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Julia Roberts: By David Shankbone (Own work) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Brad Pitt: By Blake Nelson Boyd (Blake Nelson Boyd) [GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

Bruce Willis: Gage Skidmore [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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