Quigley Poll:
Top Ten Money Making Stars

The Year 2013

Stars of Tomorrow

Exhibitors were also asked to name the Stars of Tomorrow for 2013: one male and one female who they feel will be Top Money-Makers in the years to come. The 2013 winners are Amy Adams who was in “Man of Steel,” “Her,” and “American Hustle” and the ubiquitous James Franco who acted in “Oz the Great and Powerful,” “Spring Breakers,” “Lovelace,” “Homefront” and “This is the End” in 2013 in addition to writing, producing and directing numerous films.

Quigley Publishing Company was founded in 1915 and has published the International Motion Picture Almanac annually since 1930 and the International Television & Video Almanac since 1955. Historical data, analysis and all of the Top Ten Money-Making Star Polls dating back to 1932 are available in the 2013 edition of the International Motion Picture Almanac and on our web site: quigleypublishing.com

Amy Adams


b. Aviano, Pordenone, Italy, August 20, 1974.

PICTURES: Drop Dead Gorgeous, Psycho Beach Party, The Slaughter Rule, Pumpkin, Serving Sara, Catch Me If You Can, The Wedding Date, Junebug (Academy Award nom. 2006), Standing Still, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, The Ex, Underdog (voice), Enchanted (also soundtrack performer, Golden Globe nom. 2008), Charlie Wilson’s War, Sunshine Cleaning, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Doubt (Golden Globe nom.; Academy Award nom. 2009), Julie & Julia, Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian, The Fighter (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 2011), Leap Year, On the Road, The Muppets, The Master (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 2013), Trouble with the Curve, Man of Steel, Lullaby, Her.

TELEVISION: Series: King of the Hill, Dr. Vegas, The Office. Guest: More than 60 appearances.

James Franco


b. Palo Alto, CA, April 19, 1978. Partner/Producer for RabbitBandini Productions.

PICTURES: Never Been Kissed, Whatever It Takes, Spider-Man, Deuces Wild, Sonny, City by the Sea, The Company, Spider-Man 2, The Great Raid, Tristan + Isolde, Annapolis, Flyboys, The Wicker Man, The Dead Girl, Interview (voice), Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee, Spider-Man 3, In the Valley of Elah, Pineapple Express (Golden Globe nom. 2009), Milk, In Praise of Shadows, Howl, Date Night, Your Highness, Eat, Pray, Love, 127 Hours (Academy Award nom.; Golden Globe nom. 2011), Love & Distrust, The Green Hornet, The Broken Tower (also s.p., dir., prod.), Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Stare, Sal (also s.p., dir.), Oz: The Great and Powerful, Lovelace, Interior. Leather Bar. (also dir., prod., cinematographer), kink (doc., exec. prod., prod.), Richard Peter Johnson, Wrong Number (prod.), Tar, Maladies, About Cherry, The Iceman, Spring Breakers, Holy Land (prod., s.p.), Child of God (also dir., s.p.), The Garden of Last Days (also dir.), The Director: An Evolution in Three Acts (doc., prod.), Queen of the Desert, Good People, Palo Alto (also writer), Homefront, Black Dog, Red Dog (also dir., s.p.), As I Lay Dying (dir., s.p.), This Is the End, Third Person, True Story, The Ten O’Clock People (also prod.), Bukowski (dir., writer).

TELEVISION: Movies: To Serve and Protect, At Any Cost, James Dean (Emmy nom.; Golden Globe Award 2002). Series: Freaks and Geeks, General Hospital, Hollywood Heights. Special: The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (host, Emmy nom. 2011). Guest: More than 85 appearances.