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Box Office Performance for Historical Fiction Movies in 2010

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2010 GrossTickets Sold
1 Shutter Island 2/19/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $128,012,934 16,224,706
2 Robin Hood 5/14/2010 Action PG-13 $105,487,148 13,369,727
3 True Grit 12/22/2010 Western PG-13 $86,670,382 10,984,839
4 Sherlock Holmes 12/25/2009 Adventure PG-13 $70,313,242 8,911,691
5 Green Zone 3/12/2010 Drama R $35,497,337 4,499,029
6 Jonah Hex 6/18/2010 Action PG-13 $10,547,117 1,336,770
7 A Single Man 12/11/2009 Drama R $7,444,351 943,517
8 El secreto de sus ojos 4/16/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $6,391,436 810,067
9 The Warrior's Way 12/3/2010 Western R $5,569,301 705,868
10 Io sono l’amore 6/18/2010 Drama R $5,005,465 634,406
11 Precious (Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire) 11/6/2009 Drama R $3,806,401 482,433
12 Das Weisse Band: Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte 12/30/2009 Drama R $2,137,172 270,870
13 Flipped 8/6/2010 Romantic Comedy PG $1,755,212 222,460
14 Casino Jack 12/17/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $1,231,004 156,020
15 Brothers 12/4/2009 Drama R $1,129,244 143,123
16 Middle Men 8/6/2010 Comedy R $754,301 95,602
17 The Secret of Kells 3/5/2010 Adventure Not Rated $690,290 87,489
18 Agora 5/28/2010 Drama R $619,423 78,507
19 Gunless 4/30/2010 Western Not Rated $458,054 58,055
20 Grease 3/27/1998 Musical PG $365,802 46,363
21 Vision 10/13/2010 Drama Not Rated $319,683 40,517
22 Me and Orson Welles 11/25/2009 Drama PG-13 $247,727 31,397
23 The Tempest 12/10/2010 Drama PG-13 $231,633 29,357
24 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry 9/18/2009 Drama PG $187,456 23,758
25 The Red Riding Trilogy: 1983 2/5/2010 Drama Not Rated $151,644 19,219
26 The Red Riding Trilogy: 1974 2/5/2010 Drama Not Rated $148,826 18,862
27 Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom 4/23/2010 Action R $128,486 16,284
28 Centurion 8/27/2010 Action R $123,570 15,661
29 L'illusionniste 12/25/2010 Adventure PG $123,476 15,649
30 Valley of the Hearts Delight 4/9/2010 Drama Not Rated $118,666 15,040
31 Kings of the Evening 1/1/2010 Drama PG $98,124 12,436
32 The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond 12/30/2009 Drama PG-13 $90,040 11,411
33 Night Catches Us 12/3/2010 Drama R $54,914 6,959
34 A Serious Man 10/2/2009 Comedy R $38,263 4,849
35 Valhalla Rising 7/16/2010 Action Not Rated $30,638 3,883
36 BoyBand 6/4/2010 Comedy Not Rated $28,336 3,591
37 The Boat That Rocked 11/13/2009 Comedy R $23,352 2,959
38 Hemingway's Garden of Eden 12/10/2010 Drama R $22,083 2,798
39 Jerusalema 6/11/2010 R $7,294 924
40 Clear Blue Tuesday 9/3/2010 Musical Not Rated $1,780 225
Total Gross of All Movies$476,061,607
Total Tickets Sold60,337,321

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2010. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2010. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.