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Will Ferrell Tops Forbes List Of Most Overpaid Actors

Will Ferrell has topped the Forbes magazine's list of the most overpaid actors. The Elf star apparently earns one dollar for every 3.29 dollars that his films make.


Ferrell's film Land of the Lost, which grossed 65 million dollars worldwide after a 100-million-dollar price tag, helped him move to the top spot.

While Ferrell bags the top position, Tom Cruise was positioned sixth in the list. He apparently earns one dollar for every 7.18 dollars that his movies collect.

Only stars who have done at least three movies in the last five years were considered to be included in the list.

The other stars in the top 10 list were: Ice Cube, Ewan McGregor, Billy Bob Thornton, Eddie Murphy, Drew Barrymore, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson and Jim Carrey.

Story first published: Saturday, November 21, 2009, 12:46 [IST]
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