5. Tom Cruise
Despite Tom Cruises’ couch-jumping antics, he remains a major force in Hollywood. Cruise’s films have grossed $2,871.7 billion throughout the past few decades. He has headlined some of the greatest hits in the film industry over the past 30 years, including his breakthrough role in “Risky Business” and his critically acclaimed performance in “Jerry Maguire.” Cruise is expected to reprise his role in the a new installment of his hit action series “Mission: Impossible IV” in 2010.
Highest Grossing Film: “War of the Worlds,” which grossed $234.30 million, according to boxofficemojo.com. (Photo: AP)