: $0 Upfront (Eventually took home 36.2 percent of profits)
Jim Carrey took a huge
risk on the 2008 film "Yes Man." The usually high-paid actor accepted zero dollars upfront for his starring role in the movie, opting to receive 36.2 percent of any profits earned from the film. The gamble paid off. "Yes Man" went on to earn $223 million at the box office. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff
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