Best Friends Matt Damon VS Ben Affleck at Worldwide Box Office: One Actor Leads the Charge With a Massive $3.4 Billion Lead

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck both have box office prowess, but who can topple the other?

Best Friends Matt Damon VS Ben Affleck at Worldwide Box Office: One Actor Leads the Charge With a Massive $3.4 Billion Lead

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  • Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are best friends who have been successful actors ever since they took up the profession.
  • They have both launched their own production company, Artists Equity, and have released a movie under their banner, Air (2023).
  • Both Damon and Affleck have earned massively in box-office returns, but who has managed to inch over the other to get the crown?
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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have been best friends since before they broke out into our movie screens. The duo first gained popularity for writing and starring in the movie Good Will Hunting (1997), for which they won the Oscar for Best Screenplay. Since then, the two actors have only scaled more and more success, becoming two of the most prolific actors of our time.

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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in a still from Good Will Hunting
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in a still from Good Will Hunting

Recently, Damon and Affleck also came together to launch their own production company, Artists Equity. This artist-led studio has also released a movie under their banner, Air (2023), and has plans to release more. But who among these two best buds has a better hold over the worldwide audience? As actors, there is no doubt that both Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are incredibly talented but who has earned more at the worldwide box office so far? Let’s take a look!

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Matt Damon or Ben Affleck: Who Reigns Over The Box Office?

With popular movie franchises like Bourne and Ocean’s, to box office hits like Interstellar, Ford v Ferrari, and of course, the recent blockbuster Oppenheimer, Matt Damon has had many critically successful movies. He has also won over audiences to result in some of the biggest box office blockbusters.

Ben Affleck as Batman
Ben Affleck as Batman

Ben Affleck is not lagging behind either. With movies like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League, Pearl Harbor, and Gone Girl, Affleck has managed to make it big in the box office as well. With such extensive filmography, both actors have made their mark in Hollywood and, of course, the Box Office.

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Matt Damon or Ben Affleck: The King of The Crowd

While both Damon and Affleck are certified blockbuster heroes, one has inched over the other to take the crown. With movies like Oppenheimer ($954,957,480), The Martian ($653,609,107), Interstellar ($647,074,146), Saving Private Ryan ($485,035,085), and more, Matt Damon has managed to score a combined $9.725 billion at the worldwide box office.

Matt Damon as General Leslie Groves in Oppenheimer
Matt Damon as General Leslie Groves in Oppenheimer

Similarly, for Affleck, movies like BvS: Dawn of Justice ($872,395,091), Justice League ($655,945,209), Suicide Squad ($745,744,980), Gone Girl ($367,160,781), Armageddon ($554,600,000), and more, the actor has earned $6.312 billion at the worldwide box office.

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Looks like Matt Damon has managed to topple over Ben Affleck in this regard, with a $3.4 billion lead. Ben Affleck was last seen in a cameo in The Flash (2023), whereas Damon impressed audiences in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer (2023).

Swagata Das

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