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Aussie Mia Wasikowska is second on Forbes' highest-grossing actors' list

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rsz_tbd-miawasikowska122210.jpgIt's that time of year again, when Hollywood dumps out its stocking to see who put the most gifts in it. And by stocking, we mean Forbes' annual list of highest-grossing actors; and by the most gifts, we mean who made the most for studios, regardless of what the actors actually were paid. Ah, the season of giving!

No. 1 this year, not surprisingly, is Leonardo DiCaprio, whose movies Shutter Island and Inception helped bring in $1.1 billion at the box office. The big huhsaywha? of 2010, though, is No. 2: Australian actress Mia Wasikowska (above). The 20-year-old starred opposite Johnny Depp (who is No. 3) as Alice in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland and was in The Kids Are All Right, bringing in $1 billion herself, though not by herself. Depp will likely eclipse that total as The Tourist with Angelina Jolie soldiers on through December.

Robert Downey Jr. claimed fourth with $807 million, Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe scored $780 million and Robert Pattinson took sixth with $749 million over Twilight costar Kristen Stewart's $698 million thanks to his turn in Remember Me. Erstwhile Avatar actor Sam Worthington rode Clash of the Titans to $494 million in receipts, while Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan both get counted for $359 million, thanks to The Karate Kid. Meanwhile, mom sent us a gift card to Target this Christmas, so we're totally gonna go buy a cheap henley and some batteries. Advantage: Juice*.

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