Featured in this selection are the 10 most successful box office actors, based on the Internet Movie Database numbers , which surprises by top talent. 

When it comes to acting, success can be imagined in a number of different ways, such as respect, awards received, critical praise, but what really matters to film executives is profitability. Hiring the ideal actor is crucial in the prospects for movie theaters, and some of these have become synonymous with success.

Top 10 Most Successful Box Office Actors 

10. GARY OLDMAN $ 3,279.3 Million

Gary Oldman stands out with a total of $ 3,279.3 million in his 45 films. The 58-year-old starred as Commissioner Jim Gordon in the films The Dark Knight ; Sirius Black in the Harry Potter films ; and punk rocker Sid Vicious on Sid & Nancy.

9. MICHAEL CAINE $ 3,286.3 Million

Known for playing the distinguished English gentleman, Michael Caine is ninth in this selection of the 10 most successful box office actors with a total of $ 3,286.3 million. The 83-year-old actor is known for playing Alfie in the 1966 film and starring in a series of Christopher Nolan films such as The Origin and Butler played Alfred in the Batman films .

8. JOHNNY DEPP $ 3,291.6 Million

Sir Johnny Depp's incredible performances stand out with a total of $ 3,291.6 million. The 52-year-old actor is known for playing Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean and Edward Scissorhands in the 1990 film.

7. ROBERT DOWNEY JR $ 3,539.3 Million

Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr. is featured with a total of $ 3,539.3 million. In addition to starring in Marvel's cinematic universe, the 51-year-old actor is also known for playing Sherlock Holmes in the detective and Kirk Lazarus films in Tropic Thunder.

6. TOM CRUISE $ 3,587.2 Million

Tom Cruise is associated with a total of $ 3,587.2 million, according to the Internet Movie Database. He is known for playing Maverick in Top Gun and Ethan Hunt in Mission Impossible . The actor is unbeatable in action movies. His last performance in Jack Reacher has consolidated as the biggest star in this genre.

5. EDDIE MURPHY $ 3,810.4 Million

For those who lived in the 80s and 90s, Eddie Murphy was Axel Foley in the movies A Heavy Strip . If not, he was the voice of Donkey in the animated films Shrek . The 55-year-old stands out with a total of $ 3,810.4 million, according to the Internet Movie Database.

This actor is an American comedian, screenwriter, voice actor, director, producer and musician. Murphy's gross income from the movies makes him the second largest audience actor in the United States.

And he participated in the cast of the Saturday Night Live show from 1980 to 1984 and did stand-up comedian work. It's number 10 on the Comedy Central list for the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of all time.

4. MORGAN FREEMAN $ 4,316.3 Million

Morgan Freeman is related to total of $ 4,316.3 million. Alongside his deep, calm voice, the 79-year-old actor is known for playing Ellis Boyd “Red” Redding in A Dream of Freedom and Hoke Colburn in Driving Miss Daisy.

3. TOM HANKS $ 4,336.3 Million

From Forrest Gump to Saving Private Ryan , it would be hard to find someone who wouldn't recognize Tom Hanks. He is third in this selection of the 10 most successful box office actors, with a total of $ 4,336.3 million. He is also known for playing Chuck Noland in Castaway and Paul Edgecomb in Waiting for a Miracle .

Tom Hanks began his career in film at the age of 24 through role in the low budget film, Body Tracks. And it was not long before he migrated to TV, where he starred in the Bosom Buddies series for 2 years.

She started to deal with comedy, which she had no habit of, resulting in being invited to small appearances in series Taxi, Faces & Faces and Happy Days.

2. SAMUEL L. JACKSON $ 4,645.8 Million

This actor has featured with total of $ 4,645.8 million. The 68-year-old actor is known for playing Jedi Mace Windu in Star War and Nick Fury in the Marvel film universe. We must not forget also his numerous roles in the films of Quentin Tarantino.

1. HARRISON FORD $ 4,842.5 Million

Harrison Ford is the son of an Irish father and a Russian Jewish mother, and he studied at the College of English and Philosophy. It had a movie debut in the year 1966, with an edge on The Conquering Thief . The actor was dismayed by various meaningless roles and with wife and 2 children to support, he abandoned everything in the year 1970, and continued as a carpenter.

However, one of his clients interceded with director George Lucas to have Harrison selected for the cast of the American Graffiti - Mad Summer , which was a big hit. Thus, in the year 1973, Harrison returned to the cinema, where it did not leave again.

Han Solo from Star Warshas highlight with total of US $ 4,842.5 million. The 74-year-old actor is also known for playing Indiana Jones in the adventure film series and Rick Deckard in Blade Runner.

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