Hanks The No. 1 Star

Making the top 10 of The Hollywood Reporter’s fifth annual Star Power ’99 survey of bankable stars are, in order: Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Tom Cruise, Harrison Ford, Jim Carrey, Leonardo DiCaprio, John Travolta, Julia Roberts, Robin Williams and Brad Pitt. The Reporter surveyed 135 entertainment industry executives, bankers, buyers and sales agents. Voters were asked, among other questions, about an individual’s ability to attract financing, ensure global distribution and open a film on the strength of his or her name.

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