THR 100: Hollywood's Most Powerful People Reveal the One Thing They Can't Live Without (From Gummy Bears to 'Godfather')

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Everyone has something -- whether it's coffee or a hug from Grandma.

Nearly every one has a vice, or at least something they can't get through a single day without. The same goes for even the most powerful industry executives and stars in Hollywood, all of which The Hollywood Reporter gathered for the inaugural THR 100.

For a lot of them, the answer is in the form of a beverage. Anonymous Content founder Steve Golin, ICM founding partner Chris Silbermann, Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn, Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton, Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins and more all said coffee.

Diet Coke was also a popular choice, being named as an essential part of their day by Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group chairman Tom Rothman, Skydance Productions founder and CEO David Ellison and DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.

Relatable enough, right? The same goes for other popular choices such as cell phones (NBCUniversal vice chairman Ron Meyer even has to return every email and phone call), talking to their children and working out.

While writer/executive producer Ryan Murphy can't indeed go a day without his children, he also can't go without browsing "It's a furniture site, and it's my addiction," he told THR.

Melissa McCarthy also can't miss out on a trip to the internet -- particularly her daily visits to Etsy. "I bought a beautiful blanket from a woman who knits in Poland," she told THR. "I bought old French antiques from somebody in a little tiny town. I get all these weird vintage things. It's literally the best thing." She feels the same about Pinterest, too.

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Then there's 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and executive chairman Lachlan Murdoch, who can't go a day without changing something.

Other not-so-common answers came from the following:
Dwayne Johnson: "My caffeine, my business plan, my morning kisses from my girls, and some form of inappropriate videos online that make me laugh."
Ben Sherwood, co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group: "Sending a birthday tweet."
David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery Communications: "A steady stream of news and analysis on the media industry. I've been in the business for three decades yet I can never get enough. You have to have intellectual ambition and knowledge to make informed decisions and set smart strategies." 
Rob Moore, vice chairman of Paramount Pictures: "Eating gummy bears."
Charlie Collier, president and general manager of AMC Networks: "Someone mistaking me for Josh Sapan."
Brett Ratner, producer and financier: "Getting a hug from my grandma, Fanita." 
Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp. president and CEO: "Using a quote from The Godfather."