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Jennifer Lawrence, Paul Walker: Hollywood's highest grossing stars of 2013

December 17, 2013 19:08 IST

Jennifer Lawrence, Paul Walker: Hollywood's highest grossing stars of 2013

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Forbes magazine is out with the newest list of the Top Grossing Stars of 2013, and it has many surprises.

Look inside to find out the top ten on the coveted list!

10. Jennifer Lawrence

Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence, who won an Oscar for her role in David O Russell's Silver Linings Playbook last year, rounds off the top 10 with $700 million.

While Hunger Games: Catching Fire is a hit, her Golden Globe favourite American Hustle too stands to set the cash registers ringing.

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Image: Jennifer Lawrence in American Hustle


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9. Chris Hemsworth

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Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, who starred in the massive hit Thor: The Dark World recently, earned big from the film's worldwide success and stands at number nine with $701 million.

His other, lesser known film of the year -- Rush -- also did pretty well for itself.


Image: Chris Hemsworth
Photographs: Luke MacGregor/ REUTERS

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8. John Goodman and Billy Crystal

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Veteran actors John Goodman and Billy Crystal tied for the eighth place with $743 million from the blockbuster Monsters University.


Image: John Goodman and Billy Crystal
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/ REUTERS

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6. Paul Walker

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Automobile enthusiast actor and star of The Fast And The Furious series, the late Paul Walker stood sixth on the list with $789 million.


Image: Paul Walker
Photographs: Filipe Carvalho/ REUTERS

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5. Sandra Bullock

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Academy award-winning actress Sandra Bullock, who starred in one of the most widely acclaimed films of the year -- Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity co-starring George Clooney -- figures at number five with $862 million.


Image: Sandra Bullock
Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/ REUTERS

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4. Vin Diesel

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Fast And Furious star Vin Diesel figures higher from his late costar at number four with $889 million.


Image: Vin Diesel
Photographs: Peter Morgan/ REUTERS

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3. Steve Carell

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Comedian-actor Steve Carell, with $964 million, is the third highest grossing Hollywood actor of the year.

His Despicable Me 2 (in which he voices the protagonist Gru) was the second highest grossing film at the domestic box office this year.



Image: Steve Carell
Photographs: Andrew Winning/ REUTERS

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2. Robert Downey Jr

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The Iron Man star slipped down a spot this year with $1.2 billion gross from his massively successful superhero franchise.


Image: Robert Downey Jr
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

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1. Dwayne Johnson

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, whose presence helped the Fast And Furious franchise a great deal. 

Johnson narrowly pips Downey Jr with $1.3 billion in earnings.


Image: Dwayne Johnson
Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/ REUTERS

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