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Top 7 Most Successful Actors at the Box Office

Movies have always been the best source of entertainment for everyone. When it comes to movies, billions of dollars are invested in it. A well made movie is the one where people remember the characters and the story. A talented actor is the one who can portray himself as the character. Among many actors, there are just a few of them who have successfully made it to the top at the box office.
Below are top successful actors of all times.


Samuel L Jackson- He is one of the most successful actors whose movies have crossed over $8.5 billion dollars all over the world. Samuel L Jackson is a very talented actor and has played many roles in blockbuster movies. He has appeared in movies that have earned an average profit of $57,166,459 million dollars. A few of his most successful movies are-

  • The Incredibles – $635,564,642
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace – $924,288,297
  • Iron Man – $582,313,199


Tom Hanks-Tom Hanks is one of the leading and most successful actors in Hollywood. His films cross more than $8 billion dollars all around the world. His gross average per film is $94,885,394 million dollars. Tom Hanks has acted in more than 50 movies and out of these, 19 movies made a profit of $100 million dollars at the box office world wide. His most successful movies are-

  • Forrest Gump – $679,400,525
  • Saving Private Ryan – $481,635,085
  • Cast Away – $427,230,516


Harrison Ford- Harrison Ford is another successful actor in Hollywood especially during the 70s and 80s. His movies have earned an average profit of $98,120,262 million dollars worldwide. Some of his successful movies are-

  • Indiana Jones: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – $786,558,765
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back – $534,171,960
  • The Fugitive – $368,900,000


Tom Cruise- Tom Cruise is a famous celebrity worldwide. He is a well known personality in many countries, especially in Europe and Japan. He is also known to be one of the most influential celebrity in the world. His movies earn an average profit of $96,302,791 million dollars. His forthcoming release this year would be the movie ‘Motorcade’. Some of his successful movies are-

  • Mission Impossible 2 – $546,209,889
  • Rain Man- $412,800,000
  • The War of the Worlds- $591,745,532


Bruce Willis- Bruce Willis is a well known action hero. He has given many hit movies in his career. His movies earn an average profit of $51,615,555 million dollars. Bruce Willis has a very unique style and an intense way of making his movies interesting and entertaining. Some of his successful movies are-

  • Armageddon- $554,600,000
  • The Sixth Sense- $672,806,292
  • Live Free or Die Hard- $383,531,464


Robin Williams-Robin Williams is known to be the most versatile actors of all times. In a short span he became an international celebrity. He is very talented and has played many comic roles. Robin Williams has earned three Grammy Awards and six Golden Globes. His movies earn an average profit of $59,956,136 million dollars. The movie to look forward to this year is Old Dogs. Some of his successful movies are-

  • Happy Feet- $385,000,317
  • Night at the Museum- $574,480,841
  • Mrs. Doubtfire- $441,286,195


Orlando Bloom-Orlando Bloom is one of the youngest and most talented actors. Two of his popular movies are ‘The Lord of the Rings’ where he played Legolas and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ where he played Will Turner. Orlando Bloom has been very successful as an actor and his movies earn an average of $183,869,895 million dollars. He has been very popular in countries like England and Europe. His successful movies include-

  • Troy- $497,398,577
  • The Lord of the Rings( The Two Towers)- $926,284,377
  • Pirates of the Caribbean(Dead Man’s Chest)- $1,065,659,812

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