Movie stars make a lot of money. This isn’t exactly news. However, when movies bring in hundreds of millions of dollars, if not billions, it’s difficult to say that they’re not worth it. Even a seven figure income becomes a mere fraction when the revenue of a film is a number with nine figures.

Still, not every movie is a hit, or even a big enough hit to justify some of these salaries. Forbes has done the math on their Celebrity 100 list and has calculated the 10 most overpaid actors in Hollywood. They’ve reviewed the operating budgets, income, and salary for each of these actors' last three films and have come up with a return on investment figure which, in many cases, is less than optimal.

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10. Tom Cruise

Return on Investment: $13.60 for every $1 paid

There’s a misconception that Tom Cruise’s box office strength has been on the waning in recent years. It’s not really true, as all of the recent films in this calculation, Oblivion, Edge of Tomorrow and Jack Reacher, have all at least made double their money back. Still, they’re all a long way from blockbusters like War of the Words, which grossed over $200 million, or his Oscar caliber work in movies like Jerry Maguire or Rain Man that had a fraction of the budgets.

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