Eddie Murphy named most 'overpaid' actor

Wednesday December 5, 2012

Eddie Murphy has topped the list of Hollywood's most "overpaid" actors. The list, which is an annual occurence in Forbes magazine, estimated that for every dollar the actor was paid in his last three roles, the films made just an average $2.30 return at the Box Office.

Films Imagine That, A Thousand Words and Meet Dave were the top of the flops according to the magazine, whilst last year's flick Tower Heist reportedly failed to live up to expectations.

Katherine Heigl, whose recent film One For The Money disappointed, is second on the list followed by Oscar winners Reese Witherspoon and Sandra Bullock, with Jack Black in fifth place.

Eddie takes over from Drew Barrymore, who topped last year's list.

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