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Top 10 Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies:

The world we all live in could definitely use a laugh and what better way to lighten your mood than to watch amazing movies that make you laugh out loud. Comedy is a very difficult genre, but some actors have made it so easy it is unbelievable.

#10: Owen Wilson

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 15

Worldwide Box Office: $1.529 Billion

Average Box Office: $102 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: Wedding Crashers, Cars Trilogy, Shanghai Noon, Meet The Parents

Owen Wilson has pretty much done it all in Hollywood, from starring in Blockbuster Comedy Movies to animated children’s movie and we can only say one word when it comes to Owen Wilson – Wow!

#9: Ed Helms

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 13

Worldwide Box Office: $1.670 Billion

Average Box Office: $128 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: The Hangover Trilogy, Vacation, Tag, Jeff Who Lives at Home

Some of you might remember Ed Helms as Andy from the Amazing show ‘The Office’ whereas some remember him as Stu from the Hangover franchise, but we all agree that he is an amazing comedian with an awesome voice.

#8: Dustin Hoffman

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 11

Worldwide Box Office: $1.756 Billion

Average Box Office: $160 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: Kung Fu Panda Trilogy, Little Fockers, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

The Oscar-winning Legendary actor, Dustin Hoffman is one of the most respected actors in the industry. Although he is famously known for his serious roles, he has proved that he is awesome in Comedic roles as well.

#7: Zach Galifianakis

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 9

Worldwide Box Office: $1.798 Billion

Average Box Office: $200 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: Hangover Trilogy, Due Date, Keeping Up with the Joneses, The Campaign

Zach Galifianakis is probably the most unconventional comedian in the list. He can make anyone laugh with his straight face. He became a star after his role in Hangover.

#6: Eddie Murphy

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 19

Worldwide Box Office: $1.877 Billion

Average Box Office: $99 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: Shrek Franchise, Dr. Dolittle, The Nutty Professor, Beverly Hills Cop

Eddie Murphy is one of the most iconic Comedic actors in the industry and his movies were a big part of our childhood. Murphy holds the record for having two of the most commercially successful stand-up specials in the history of show business.

#5: Robert De Niro

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 16

Worldwide Box Office: $1.981 Billion

Average Box Office: $124 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: Meet The Parents, Little Fockers, The Comedian, Dirty Grandpa

Anyone who has even a little bit of knowledge about acting and movies knows that Robert De Niro is possibly one of the greatest actors to ever exist and he has a knack for comedy as well.

#4: Ben Stiller

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 18

Worldwide Box Office: $2.135 Billion

Average Box Office: $119 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, Madagascar, Meet The Parents

The restless and versatile Ben Stiller has managed to sustain one of the most consistent comic careers in the entire Hollywood industry and we are glad about that.

#3: Will Ferrell

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 27

Worldwide Box Office: $2.161 Billion

Average Box Office: $80 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: Anchorman Franchise, The Other Guys, Stepbrothers, Get Hard

Thanks to Anchorman, Will Ferrell’s career skyrocketed and he became a Household name. He has grown exponentially after that and he is still going super strong.

#2: Jim Carrey

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 14

Worldwide Box Office: $2.526 Billion

Average Box Office: $180 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: The Mask Franchise, Bruce Almighty, Dumb and Dumber, Me Myself and Irene

Jim Carrey is a Comedic Genius and he is loved all over the world and he is the best comedy actor according to us as he has entertained us so much in the past.

#1: Adam Sandler

Highest Grossing Leading Stars in Comedy Movies

No. of Comedy Movies: 23

Worldwide Box Office: $2.616 Billion

Average Box Office: $114 million

Best Known Comedy Movies: Grown Ups, Hotel Transylvania franchise, You don’t Mess with the Zohan, 50 First Dates

The general opinion on Adam Sandler movies has always been mixed. Some people can’t stand him whereas some people hail him as a legend. But no one can deny his Box Office prowess, as he is the Highest grossing Comedy Actor of all time.

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