Sanda Bullock is the Top Earner for 2009

December 31, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A new list is out on the final day of 2009 was the top money-makers in Hollywood this past year.And for the first time in a decade, a woman was number one.

The media publishing company "Quigley" named Sandra Bullock the top earner of "oh-nine," in their annual poll released today.

She's the first female since Julia Roberts, back in 1999, and only the eighth in the poll's 78 year history.

The Quigley poll surveys motion picture theater owners and film buyers to see which stars they say generated the most money.

Will Smith was first last year, and Johnny Depp was first the two years before that.

Depp slipped to second this year followed by Matt Damon, George Clooney, and Robert Downey Jr.