Top 25 Highest Grossing Actors of All Time: Nos. 10-6

We have arrived at the Top Ten in my list of the Top 25 Highest Grossing Actors of All Time this evening. If you missed my first three parts covering numbers 25-11, you can find them here and here and here:

https://toddmthatcher.com/2014/08/09/top-25-highest-grossing-actors-of-all-time-nos-25-21/

https://toddmthatcher.com/2014/08/10/top-25-highest-grossing-actors-of-all-time-nos-20-16/

https://toddmthatcher.com/2014/08/12/top-25-highest-grossing-actors-of-all-time-nos-15-11/

Onto the top ten with the final five coming tomorrow:

10. Robert Downey, Jr.

Career Earnings: $3 billion

Franchises: The Iron Man, Sherlock Holmes, and Avengers series

Highest Grossing Picture: The Avengers – $623 million

Number of $100M+ Earners: 8. Iron Man, Tropic Thunder, Sherlock Holmes, Iron Man 2, Due Date, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Avengers, Iron Man 3.

Lowest Grossing Picture: Hugo Pool – $13,000

9. Johnny Depp

Career Earnings: $3 billion

Franchises: The Pirates of the Caribbean series

Highest Grossing Picture: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest – $423 million

Number of $100M+ Earners: 8. Sleepy Hollow, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Alice in Wonderland, Rango, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Lowest Grossing Picture: Arizona Dream – $112,000

8. Robin Williams

Career Earnings: $3.1 billion

Franchises: The Night at the Museum and Happy Feet series

Highest Grossing Picture: Night at the Museum – $250 million

Number of $100M+ Earners: 13. Good Morning, Vietnam, Hook, Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, The Birdcage, Good Will Hunting, Patch Adams, Robots, Happy Feet, Night at the Museum, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

Lowest Grossing Picture: The Secret Agent – $106,000

7. Bruce Willis

Career Earnings: $3.1 billion

Franchises: The Die Hard, Look Who’s Talking, The Expendables, and Red series. Mr. Willis also appeared in the sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation.

Highest Grossing Picture: The Sixth Sense – $293 million

Number of $100M+ Earners: 10. Look Who’s Talking, Die Hard 2: Die Harder, Pulp Fiction, Die Hard with a Vengeance, Armageddon, The Sixth Sense, Over the Hedge, Live Free or Die Hard, The Expendables, G.I. Joe: Retaliation.

Lowest Grossing Picture: Lay the Favorite – $20,000

6. Tom Cruise

Career Earnings: $3.3 billion

Franchises: The Mission: Impossible series

Highest Grossing Picture: War of the Worlds – $234 million

Number of $100M+ Earners: 17. Top Gun, Rain Man, A Few Good Men, The Firm, Interview with the Vampire, Mission: Impossible, Jerry Maguire, Mission: Impossible II, Vanilla Sky, Minority Report, The Last Samurai, Collateral, War of the Worlds, Mission: Impossible III, Tropic Thunder, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Edge of Tomorrow.

Lowest Grossing Picture: Losin’ It – $1 million

Top Five coming tomorrow, everyone!

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