Top Box Office Stars in Classic Movies Made Every Year Since 1945

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1970: Dustin Hoffman
> Most famous movie(s) with Dustin Hoffman made in 1970: Little Big Man
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with Dustin Hoffman: $31,560,000

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1971: Clint Eastwood
> Most famous movie(s) with Clint Eastwood made in 1971: Dirty Harry, Play Misty for Me
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with Clint Eastwood: $47,700,000

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1972: Gene Hackman
> Most famous movie(s) with Gene Hackman made in 1972: The Poseidon Adventure
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with Gene Hackman: $84,560,000

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1973: Paul Newman
> Most famous movie(s) with Paul Newman made in 1973: The Sting
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with Paul Newman: $159,616,327

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1974: Paul Newman
> Most famous movie(s) with Paul Newman made in 1974: The Towering Inferno
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with Paul Newman: $116,000,000

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