Did You Know…

Physician's Money Digest, May 15 2004, Volume 11, Issue 9

(NY Daily News, 2004)

$247,500—Annual compensation for James Hoffa, president of the Teamsters Union.

(NY Daily News, 2004)

$241,989—Annual compensation for John Sweeney, president of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Unions.

(NY Daily News, 2004)

$750,000—Compensation for Harrison Ford to appear in the 1977 movie Star Wars.

(NY Daily News, 2004)

$25 million—Current asking price for Harrison Ford to appear in a movie.

(NY Daily News, 2004)

$75,000—Compensation for Tom Cruise to appear in the 1983 movie Risky Business.

(NY Daily News, 2004)

$25 million—Current asking price for Tom Cruise to appear in a movie.

(NY Daily News, 2004)

$50,000—Compensation for Julia Roberts to appear in the 1988 movie Mystic Pizza.

(NY Daily News, 2004)

$25 million—Current asking price for Julia Roberts to appear in a movie.

(Time, 2004)

$103 million—Average cost to produce and market a major motion picture.

(BusinessWeek, 2004)

600,000—Number of movie copies illegally downloaded from the Internet each day.