$26 million Source: Forbes Stone topped Forbes' list of the world's highest paid actresses in 2017 with $26 million, most of that coming from her Oscar-winning role in the 2016 film La La Land.$29 million Source: Slate Schwarzenegger promised that he'd be back for a third Terminator movie under some pretty specific circumstances, including a $29.25 million pay or play fee, which he would receive even if the movie wasn't made. $30 million Source: Forbes Carrey reportedly exchanged his salary for Yes Man for an ownership stake in the movie, which paid off.$40 million Source: Entertainment Weekly Hanks has struck act now, get paid later deals on multiple films, in which he would receive a portion of the box office earnings. That got him at least $40 million for Saving Private Ryan, but it's not his most lucrative deal. $42 million Source: Yahoo Finance Diaz was paid a mere $1 million to get Bad Teacher produced, but received a portion of box office earnings, which secured her over $40 million for the movie. It's known as one of the most legendary deals in Hollywood history. $50 million Source: GQ It should come as no surprise that Downey gets paid a lot for his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and he's confirmed that he got paid $50 million just for the first Avengers movie.$50 million Source: Forbes DiCaprio earned at least $50 million for Christopher Nolan's 2010 film Inception just from box office earnings, but his deal also included home video and television sales. According to Forbes, he took a pay cut because the movie was so risky, but he and Nolan agreed to split first dollar gross points. $50 million Source: Entertainment Weekly Though Nicholson was paid $6 million up front for his role as the villainous Joker in the 1989 Batman film, he reportedly secured a lucrative deal that included box office earnings and merchandise sales from its sequels — that he didn't even appear in. $55 million Source: Forbes Forbes reported in 2010 that On Stranger Tides — the fourth Pirates movie released in 2011 — was the most expensive movies ever made, with production costs of over $410 million. A large portion of those costs were due to paying staff and actors. Depp alone made $55 million for the movie. In 2011, Depp admitted that he was overpaid for the Pirates movies, for which he has reportedly made over $300 million combined. $60 million Source: Entertainment Weekly The box office hit Forrest Gump is another case in which Hanks opted for performance-based pay, in which he received an estimated $60 million.$65 million Source: Forbes To get Ford back for a fourth Indiana Jones movie, Paramount agreed to a deal that split a large portion of the film's earnings between him, director Steven Spielberg, and producer George Lucas. $68 million Source: The Telegraph According to the Telegraph, Depp earned 50 million pounds for Alice in Wonderland, which is about $68 million in the US.$70 million Source: The Hollywood Reporter Bullock was paid $20 million up front for Gravity, which is an impressive number on its own. But her deal also included 15% of box office revenue, which got her at least $70 million.$75 million Source: Forbes Cruise earned $75 million from the fourth Mission: Impossible movie, Ghost Protocol, which allowed him to top Forbes' most powerful actors list in 2012. $100 million Source: The Hollywood Reporter Will Smith's performance-based pay for the third Men in Black movie got him $100 million of its $624 million gross. $250 million (combined) Source: The Hollywood Reporter Between all three Matrix films, Keanu Reeves' combined pay was $250 million.