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Queen of the Box Office

Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie, and Meryl Streep are the top earners

EW tallied the global grosses of top actresses, counting only their five most recent roles.* Who claims the throne?

Halle Berry
$765M

Cate Blanchett
$926M

Anne Hathaway
$907M

Angelina Jolie
$1.1B

Nicole Kidman
$549M

Julia Roberts
$1.2B

Meryl Streep
$1B

Reese Witherspoon
$357M

*Figures according to Box Office Mojo. Excludes animated and minor roles, any film that made less than $1 million, and any film still in early release.

Originally posted Nov 28, 2008 Published in issue #1024 Dec 05, 2008 Order article reprints
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