Daniel Craig known as the modern-day James Bond has made a big name for himself in Hollywood. From Casino Royale to Spectre, Daniel has always spread his magic in the cool avatar of James Bond. There was a huge responsibility on the shoulders of the actor when he became the new face of James Bond but he nailed it with his charm.
However, it’s not like he has only managed success with James Bond films. Daniel Craig made his Hollywood debut with 1992 film The Power Of One and since then he has done several critically and commercially successful films.
Let’s have a look at Daniel Craig’s Top 10 grossers:
The 2012 James Bond film with Daniel Craig in lead was the first film of the series to cross the $1 billion mark. Directed by Sam Mendes, the film did a worldwide business of $1,108 million. It was 2nd highest grosser of that year and crossed even The Dark Knight Rises. Skyfall was only behind The Avengers.
This 2015 film from the James Bond series released amidst huge expectations and did an excellent business of $881 million. The Sam Mendes directorial was 6th highest grosser of that year.
3) Casino Royale
Casino Royale was the first time, Daniel Craig got into the skin of James Bond. The film did an amazing business of $606 million and became 4th highest grosser of the year.
4) Quantum Of Solace
After Casino Royale, Daniel Craig did Quantum Of Solace as the next film of James Bond series. It couldn’t create similar magic but still managed an excellent business of $590 million and became 7th highest grosser of that year. Interestingly, Casino Royale’s business was better than Iron Man.
5) The Adventures of Tintin
The Steven Spielberg directed 2011 film had Daniel Craig in lead along with Jamie Bell & Andy Serkis. The Adventures Of Tintin did a worldwide business of $374 million according to Box Office Mojo.
6) The Golden Compass
The 2007 fantasy adventure film was directed by Chris Weitz and had Nicole Kidman, Sam Elliott, Eva Green, Ian McKellen, Ian McShane, Freddie Highmore, Kathy Bates, Kristin Scott Thomas along with Daniel Craig. The film did a worldwide business of $372 million.
7) Knives Out
The 2019 mystery film had a huge star cast which included names like Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis & Katherine Langford. Directed by Rian Johnson, the film did a worldwide business of $309 million.
8) Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
The Simon West directorial had Angelina Jolie in the lead and along with her, Daniel Craig was in a significant role. The film did a worldwide business of $275 million.
9) The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
The 2011 psychological thriller had Daniel Craig along with stars like Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård, Steven Berkoff, Robin Wright, Yorick van Wageningen & Joely Richardson. Directed by David Fincher, the film did a business of $233 million globally.
10) Road to Perdition
The 2002 Crime Drama film was directed by Sam Mendes. Starring Daniel Craig along with big stars like Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh & Stanley Tucci, the film did a business of $181 million at the worldwide box office.
Which is your most favourite film among these?