NEW YORK (AP) - November 19, 2009
Forbes figured out that for every dollar in salary, Ferrell's films made an average of a little more than $3. In comparison, for every dollar Shia LaBeouf (SHY'-uh luh-BUHF') was paid, his movies earned an average of $160.
Ferrell is followed on the list by Ewan McGregor, Billy Bob Thornton, Eddie Murphy and Ice Cube.
Tom Cruise is the sixth most overpaid actor. Rounding out the top ten are Drew Barrymore, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson and Jim Carrey.