20 Actors Getting Paid the Most to Say the Least

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5. Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley
> Movie: “Alien: Resurrection” (1997)
> Total pay: $23,128 per word
> Word count: 712
> IMDb user rating: 6.2/10

Source: Courtesy of TriStar Pictures

4. Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator
> Movie: “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” (1991)
> Total pay: $30,687 per word
> Word count: 861
> IMDb user rating: 8.5/10

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

3. Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter
> Movie: “Alice in Wonderland” (2010)
> Total pay: $66,606 per word
> Word count: 661
> IMDb user rating: 6.5/10

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

2. Keanu Reeves as Neo
> Movie: “The Matrix Reloaded” (2003), “The Matrix Revolutions” (2003)
> Total pay: $159,393 per word
> Word count: 638
> IMDb user rating: 7.2/10, 6.7/10

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

1. Jack Nicholson as the Joker
> Movie: “Batman” (1989)
> Total pay: $166,101 per word
> Word count: 585
> IMDb user rating: 7.6/10