Forbes 2012 Most Overpaid Actors List and Photos

forbes 2012 overpaid actors

Forbes has released its 2012 list of Hollywood's most overpaid actors and topping the leaderboard again this year is comedian Eddie Murphy.

Following closely on his heels are three gorgeous actresses who, despite their brilliant career successes, have had their share of lackluster films compared to their elevated salaries: Katherine Heigl, Reese Witherspoon, and Sandra Bullock.

Check out the full list:

forbes 2012 most overpaid actors list

These well-compensated celebrities didn't rise to the occasion at the box office.  Don't expect to see a repeat for Denzel Washington on next year's list.  He delivered the goods with 'Flight,' a film that was released too late to be factored in by Forbes.

Photos:  WENN