Hollywood By The Numbers
Confidential movie budgets show how those millions are spent
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$25,000,000 - Mel Gibson, "Signs"
For his 45 days filming "Signs," Mel Gibson earned an eight-figure check. With the movie's budget at $70.7 million, the actor alone accounted for 35 percent of that sum. Combined, the film's other cast members earned about 1/10 of Gibson's haul, or $2.6 million.