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Scarlett Johansson top-grossing actor of 2016

Posted at 7:52 PM, Dec 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-28 22:52:53-05

Scarlett Johansson is box office gold, at least according to Forbes magazine.

Forbes has named her the top-grossing actor of 2016 with her movies bringing in $1.2 billion at theaters worldwide. "Captain America: Civil War" -- where she played Black Widow -- was the bulk of that, grossing more than $1.15 billion.

The 32-year-old narrowly beat out costars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. -- Captain America and Iron Man, respectively -- for the top spot.

Johansson got an added bonus for her role in the movie "Hail, Caesar!"

According to Forbes, the only actor in the top 10 who wasn't in a comic book movie was Felicity Jones, who is in "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," which has grossed more than $600 million in less than two weeks.