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Forbes are in the business of making us lowly pedestrians feel a whole lot better about ourselves when it comes to this Hollywood thing, what with their annual list of the biggest flops of the year, and now their list of the most overpaid actors of the year, a list whose title alone is worded in a way that makes it sounds like these poor souls really didn’t deserve all that money.

Given that you’ll probably be surprised to know that he actually released a movie this year (three, in fact!), it’s no surprise that Eddie Murphy has nabbed 1st place on this year’s list. Yes, the once unstoppable comedian took roles in A Thousand WordsTower Heist, and Imagine That, all of which happen to be some of the worst movies of the year. I mean, what genius put motormouthed Eddie Murphy in a film where he can’t talk? »

- T.J. Barnard

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