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Top 10 Highest-Paid Actors in Hollywood and Their Most Successful Movies


It’s no secret that movies bring actors a lot of money and fame. The general rule is that the more popular the actor, the bigger their paycheck will be. And this year, the list of highest-paid actors in the world has finally been updated thanks to Tom Cruise’s Maverick and Daniel Craig’s Glass Onion.

Here are the top 10 highest-paid Hollywood actors and their most successful movies.

10. Harrison Ford ($65 mil) Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

The Legendary Harrison Ford, known best for portraying Han Solo and Indiana Jones, earned $65 million for the infamous sequel, the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

9. Johnny Depp ($68 mil) Alice in Wonderland

Unexpectedly, Johnny Depp earned $68 million for his role as the Mad Hatter in Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.

8. Sandra Bullock ($70 mil) Gravity

Sadly, Sandra Bullock is the only actress on this list. She earned $70 million for the amazing orbital space drama, Gravity.

7. Ryan Reynolds ($71.5 mil) Free Guy

Who would have thought that Free Guy would bring Ryan Reynolds $71.5 million?

6. Robert Downey Jr. ($75 mil) Iron Man 3

After the bad streak in Hollywood, RDJ made one of the craziest comebacks by becoming Iron Man. The third installment, despite being mediocre at best, still brought the actor a whopping $75 million.

5. Tom Cruise ($71.5 mil) Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol

Out of all the Mission Impossible movies, somehow, it’s the Ghost Protocol that earned Tom Cruise $75 million.

4. Keanu Reeves ($83.3 mil) The Matrix trilogy

It’s completely justified to see Keanu on this list with his banger Matrix trilogy. He was paid $83.3 million per movie.

3. Will Smith ($100 mil) Men in Black 3

The 2012 blockbuster tying up the Men in Black trilogy earned Will Smith $100 million.

2. Daniel Craig ($100 mil) Glass Onion

Netflix has all the money in the world, and keeping Daniel Craig in the Knives Out sequel was absolutely crucial to the success of future sequels. That’s why they were okay with paying the man $100 million for Glass Onion.

1. Tom Cruise ($100 mil) Top Gun: Maverick

The only actor featured twice on this list is, of course, Tom freaking Cruise with his 2022 blast from the past, Top Gun: Maverick.