More Bang For Your Buck: The 20 Highest Grossing Actors in US Cinema History

Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues to be a juggernaut in the US and just about everywhere in the galaxy. As a result, we’ve got a few movers and shakers in the Highest Grossing Actors charts, which has been compiled by BoxOfficeMojo.com. Put together using figures from US Cinemas, here are the 20 most bankable actors at the box office.

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19. Will Smith

Total Gross: $2.84 billion
Avg. per film: $123.6 million
Highest Grossing Film: Independence Day

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18. Liam Neeson

Total Gross: $2.94 billion
Avg. per film: $47.4 million
Highest Grossing Film: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

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14. Ian McKellen

Total Gross: $3.15 billion
Avg. per film: $101.6 million
Highest Grossing Film: Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King

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13. Stellan Skarsgård

Total Gross: $3.17 billion
Avg. per film: $75.5 million
Highest Grossing Film: The Avengers

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11. Robin Williams

Total Gross: $3.27 billion
Avg. per film: $66.9 million
Highest Grossing Film: Night At The Museum

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10. Gary Oldmam

Total Gross: $3.27 billion
Avg. per film: $88.6 million
Highest Grossing Film: The Dark Knight

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9. Michael Caine

Total Gross: $3.29 billion
Avg. per film: $56.7 million
Highest Grossing Film: The Dark Knight

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8. Johnny Depp

Total Gross: $3.29 billion
Avg. per film: $74.8 million
Highest Grossing Film: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

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7. Robert Downey Jr.

Total Gross: $3.53 billion
Avg. per film: $68.1 million
Highest Grossing Film: The Avengers

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6. Tom Cruise

Total Gross: $3.58 billion
Avg. per film: $99.6 million
Highest Grossing Film: War of the Worlds

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5. Eddie Murphy

Total Gross: $3.81 billion
Avg. per film: $100.3 million
Highest Grossing Film: Shrek 2

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3. Tom Hanks

Total Gross: $4.33 billion
Avg. per film: $100.8 million
Highest Grossing Film: Toy Story 3

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2. Samuel L. Jackson

Total Gross: $4.62 billion
Avg. per film: $68 million
Highest Grossing Film: The Avengers

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1. Harrison Ford

Total Gross: $4.69 billion
Avg. per film: $114.6 million
Highest Grossing Film: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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