December 05, 2016  

Liv Tyler and Viggo Mortensen Are Highest Earning Couple

February 11, 2010 (8:04 am) GMT
Liv Tyler and Viggo Mortensen who play a couple in the 'Lord of Rings' movie series have been named top-earning on-screen couple, followed by Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst on the second place.

and have topped a new list of Hollywood's highest earning on-screen couples thanks to their "Lord of the Rings" romance. The pair's Middle Earth lovers, Aragorn and Arwen, helped director Peter Jackson rake in $2.9 billion at the worldwide box office - making them the top-earning Hollywood couple, according to a new Forbes magazine list of duos who have appeared in at least two films together in the last 20 years.

and 's onscreen chemistry in the "" franchise pulled in $2.5 billion, while and 's doomed relationships in 1997 "Titanic" and "" in 2008 earned a combined $1.9 billion.

Meanwhile, and 's adventurous affair in the two "" blockbusters took in $1.5 billion. But Forbes editors predict the fourth place entry - "" lovers and - will have the most bite when the vampire franchise is completed.

Pattinson and Stewart's passionate relationship in the first two installments of the franchise has already grossed $1.1 - and two "Twilight" follow-ups have yet to hit cinemas. and ' flirtatious pairing in "Ocean's Eleven" and "" rounds out the top five couples with $847 million. 's romance with in the world's biggest-grossing film of all time, "", was ineligible for the list because the duo has only starred in one film together.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Harley Quinn and The Joker Sport Very Different Tattoos in Early 'Suicide Squad' Concept Art
  2. 'Gotham': Cameron Monaghan Teases Disfigured Jerome With These Photos
  3. Spoiler Alert! 'Arrow' Showrunner Unveils Season 5 Finale Scene
  4. Trouble in Paradise? Jennifer Aniston's 'Tired' Justin Theroux Chooses His Career Over Her
  5. The Rock Has Some Epic Fights in New 'Jumanji' On-Set Photos
  6. Lady GaGa Causes Twitter Frenzy With Her 'Unrecognizable' Face on 'X Factor'
  7. New 'The Flash' Set Photos Reveal New Villain and a Mysterious Character
  8. Report: 'Game of Thrones' Books UFC Fighter Conor McGregor for Upcoming Season