Johnny Depp, once known for his tendency to take on only the quirkiest of roles, is now Hollywood's highest-paid actor. Forbes' list for this year is based on earnings from films and endorsements between June 2009 and June 2010. The top 5:
- Johnny Depp: His starring role in Alice in Wonderland helped him rake in $75 million.
- Ben Stiller: In addition to taking home big paychecks for the comedies he stars in, Stiller's producing work added to his $53 million in earnings.
- Tom Hanks: Even though he reportedly took a pay cut for his next film, Larry Crowne, he ranks third with $45 million.
- Adam Sandler: He's one of the few stars who commands a paycheck of more than $15 million per flick. For the year in question, he made $40 million.
- Leonardo DiCaprio: Shutter Island and Inception helped him score $28 million.
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