Adam Sandler Named Most Overpaid Actor for Second Year by Forbes

In addition to Sandler, other actors mentioned in this year's list include Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock who is the only female star in the list.

AceShowbiz - Adam Sandler has topped Forbes' list of Most Overpaid Actors 2014 for the second year. On Tuesday, December 23, the magazine said that although his latest release "Grown Ups 2" did well, it was unable to cover loses from his other projects "Jack and Jill" and "That's My Boy". He is estimated to return $3.20 for every $1 paid.

The list also includes Johnny Depp and Ben Stiller in second and third spot respectively. Depp gained major profit by playing Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of Caribbean". However, he also has some underperforming movies such as "The Lone Ranger" and "Dark Shadows". He approximately returns $3.20 for every $1 paid.

Stiller's movies like "Tower Heist" and "The Watch (2012)" also did not do well, earning him a spot on the annual list. He's estimated to return $4.80 for every $1 paid. Ryan Reynolds and Tom Hanks are rounding out the top five, respectively returning $4.90 and $5.20 for every $1 paid.

Channing Tatum is also named one of the most overpaid actors. Taking the seventh spot on the list, Forbes noted that despite the huge success of "Magic Mike", he also starred in underperforming film "White House Down". Sandra Bullock is the only female star on the list. Other spots are taken by Will Ferrell, Denzel Washington and Ben Affleck.

Forbes used their Celebrity 100 list and data from Box Office Mojo to compile the list. The films mentioned are the actors' three latest major works. Animated features are not included.

  1. Adam Sandler
  2. Johnny Depp
  3. Ben Stiller
  4. Ryan Reynolds
  5. Tom Hanks
  6. Will Ferrell
  7. Channing Tatum
  8. Denzel Washington
  9. Sandra Bullock
  10. Ben Affleck

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