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7. Al Pacino ($1.44 billion): Pacino, who has (Credit: Getty Images)

7. Al Pacino ($1.44 billion): Pacino, who has called Palisades home, starred in "The Godfather" and its sequels, as well as "Scarface" and "Scent of a Woman." He is set to star in HBO's upcoming Phil Spector biopic, premiering March 24.

Hudson Valley's top box-office stars

There are a number of movie stars with connections to the Hudson Valley. Here are the top 10 A-listers in order of their overall box office earnings. Source: Box Office Mojo

1. Eddie Murphy ($3.8 billion): Murphy, who once
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1. Eddie Murphy ($3.8 billion): Murphy, who once owned a home in Dutchess County, starred in "Beverly Hills Cop," "The Nutty Professor" and "Shrek," as well as those films' various sequels. His next project is producing a TV show based on "Beverly Hills Cop."

2. Mike Myers ($2.2 billion): Myers, who has
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2. Mike Myers ($2.2 billion): Myers, who has called Pound Ridge home, starred in "Wayne?s World," "Austin Powers" and "Shrek," plus their many sequels. His next project is rumored to be "Austin Powers 4."

3. Liam Neeson ($2.1 billion): Neeson, who owns
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3. Liam Neeson ($2.1 billion): Neeson, who owns a home in Millbrook, starred in "Schindler’s List," "Batman Begins" and "Taken." His upcoming projects include two animated films, "The Nut Job" and "Khumba."

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4. Denzel Washington ($1.9 billion): Washington, who was
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4. Denzel Washington ($1.9 billion): Washington, who was raised in Mount Vernon, starred in "Crimson Tide," "Malcolm X" and "The Inside Man." Next up, he’ll appear in “2 Guns,” in theaters Aug. 16.

5. Michael Douglas ($1.5 billion): Douglas, who lives
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5. Michael Douglas ($1.5 billion): Douglas, who lives in Bedford with his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, starred in "Wall Street," "Basic Instinct" and "The American President." He'll next be seen in HBO’s Liberace biopic, "Behind the Candelabra," premiering May 26.

6. Bill Murray ($1.47 billion): Murray, who has
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6. Bill Murray ($1.47 billion): Murray, who has called Palisades home, starred in "Ghostbusters," "Rushmore" and "Moonrise Kingdom." Next up he’ll appear in "The Monuments Men," in theaters Dec. 18.

7. Al Pacino ($1.44 billion): Pacino, who has
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7. Al Pacino ($1.44 billion): Pacino, who has called Palisades home, starred in "The Godfather" and its sequels, as well as "Scarface" and "Scent of a Woman." He is set to star in HBO's upcoming Phil Spector biopic, premiering March 24.

8. Richard Gere ($1.3 billion): Gere, who lives
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8. Richard Gere ($1.3 billion): Gere, who lives in Bedford, starred in "Pretty Woman," "Unfaithful" and "Chicago." The actor's next project is the animated film "Henry and Me."

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9. Susan Sarandon ($1.2 billion): Sarandon, who owns
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9. Susan Sarandon ($1.2 billion): Sarandon, who owns a home in Pound Ridge, starred in "Thelma and Louise," "Dead Man Walking" and "Stepmom." Her next starring role is in "The Big Wedding," in theaters April 26.

10. Catherine Zeta-Jones ($1.1 billion): Zeta-Jones, who lives
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10. Catherine Zeta-Jones ($1.1 billion): Zeta-Jones, who lives in Bedford with her husband, Michael Douglas, starred in "The Mask of Zorro," "Chicago" and "Rock of Ages." She'll next be seen in “Red 2,” in theaters Aug. 2.

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