Scarlett Johansson was named the top-grossing actor of 2016 thanks to her roles in the superhero movie Captain America: Civil War and the Hollywood satire Hail Caesar.
Forbes magazine says Johansson just edged out her Captain America co-stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey with box-office earnings of her second 2016 movie, Hail Caesar.
Johansson's movies grossed a leading $1.2 billion at the worldwide box office this year, compared with $1.15 billion for Captain America: Civil War.
Australian actress Margot Robbie, who enjoyed a break-out year, placed fourth with $1.1 billion thanks to roles in two Warner Bros movies: Suicide Squad
and The Legend of Tarzan.
The list was dominated by superhero and comic book movies, including Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
Britain's Felicity Jones entered the Forbes list for the first time with roles in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
and the magical children's story A Monster Calls.
Jones came in ninth place with $805 million.
Forbes made its calculations based on global ticket sales from the films of top Hollywood actors, but it did not count animated movies such as Disney's Finding Dory
, the second biggest release of 2016 with $1.02 billion.
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