11 of the Highest-Paid Actors in Hollywood, and the Movies That Earned Them a Lot of Money

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Movie stars can earn millions of dollars, with A-list actors collecting between $15 and $20 million. However, some talented artists make more than that in one single movie. We’ve compiled a list of the most popular actors, their highest paychecks, and the films that earned them that much.

11. Tom Hanks earned $60 million for Forrest Gump.

9. Johnny Depp made $68 million for Alice in Wonderland.

8. Sandra Bullock earned $70 million for Gravity.

7. Ryan Reynolds earned $71.5 million for Free Guy.

6. Robert Downey Jr. earned $75 million for Iron Man 3.

4. Keanu Reeves earned $83.3 million per movie in The Matrix trilogy.

3. Will Smith earned $100 million for Men in Black 3.

2. Daniel Craig earned $100 million for the Knives Out sequels.

1. Tom Cruise earned $100 million for Top Gun: Maverick.

How many movies on the list have you watched? Which one was your favorite?


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It makes me wonder how Netflix can afford to pay one actor that amount of money for one movie, not including all the other actors and workers employed on that single movie. I get that there must be investors and then all of us patrons who purchase the app, but it's still so much money, yikes 😬!


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