Late last month, Forbes released a list of the highest paid actors in the world (which, unbelievably, Mark Wahlberg topped) but his salary is nothing in comparison to how much money actors have brought to the box office, according to a new Business Insider list.

The list is essentially a who's who of big Hollywood actors. Samuel L. Jackson comes out on top, bringing in an insane $5.140 billion to studios over the course of his career, with The Avengers as his highest grossing film. Other action heroes like Robert Downey, Jr., Will Smith and Bruce Willis are also sure-fire box office hits. Browse the full list below.

1. Samuel L. Jackson — $5.140 billion

2. Harrison Ford — $4.871 billion

3. Tom Hanks — $4.522 billion

4. Morgan Freeman — $4.515 billion

5. Robert Downey, Jr. — $4.275 billion

6. Eddie Murphy — $3.811 billion

7. Stanley Tucci — $3.758 billion

8. Tom Cruise — $3.726 billion

9. Scarlett Johansson — $3.674 billion

10. Ian McKellan — $3.654 billion

11. Johnny Depp — $3.541 billion

12. Anthony Daniels — $3.420 million

13. Michael Caine — $3.396 billion

14. Gary Oldman — $3.368 billion

15. Robin Williams — $3.279 billion

16. Robert DeNiro — $3.233 billion

17. Emma Watson — $3.206 billion

18. Will Smith — $3.205 billion

19. Bruce Willis — $3.189 billion The Sixth Sense

20. Stellan Skarsgard — $3.175 billion The Avengers

In other movie news, critics are saying mother! is one of the most shocking Hollywood films ever.

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