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Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 2010

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2010 GrossTickets Sold
1 Toy Story 3 6/18/2010 Walt Disney G $415,004,880 52,598,844
2 Alice in Wonderland 3/5/2010 Walt Disney PG $334,191,110 42,356,287
3 Iron Man 2 5/7/2010 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $312,433,331 39,598,648
4 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 11/19/2010 Warner Bros. PG-13 $283,533,215 35,935,769
5 Despicable Me 7/9/2010 Universal PG $251,203,225 31,838,178
6 Shrek Forever After 5/21/2010 Paramount Pictures PG $238,736,787 30,258,148
7 How to Train Your Dragon 3/26/2010 Paramount Pictures PG $217,581,231 27,576,835
8 The Karate Kid 6/11/2010 Sony Pictures PG $176,591,618 22,381,701
9 Tangled 11/24/2010 Walt Disney PG $167,821,986 21,270,213
10 Megamind 11/5/2010 Paramount Pictures PG $144,192,018 18,275,287
11 The Last Airbender 7/1/2010 Paramount Pictures PG $131,772,187 16,701,164
12 Tron: Legacy 12/17/2010 Walt Disney PG $131,304,844 16,641,932
13 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief 2/12/2010 20th Century Fox PG $88,768,303 11,250,735
14 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 12/10/2010 20th Century Fox PG $86,926,397 11,017,287
15 Sherlock Holmes 12/25/2009 Warner Bros. PG-13 $70,313,242 8,911,691
16 Yogi Bear 12/17/2010 Warner Bros. PG $65,755,336 8,334,010
17 Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3/19/2010 20th Century Fox PG $64,003,625 8,111,993
18 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel 12/23/2009 20th Century Fox PG $63,697,677 8,073,216
19 The Sorcerer's Apprentice 7/14/2010 Walt Disney PG $63,150,991 8,003,927
20 Tooth Fairy 1/22/2010 20th Century Fox PG $60,022,256 7,607,384
21 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 9/24/2010 Warner Bros. PG $55,549,823 7,040,535
22 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 7/30/2010 Warner Bros. PG $43,585,753 5,524,177
23 Marmaduke 6/4/2010 20th Century Fox PG $33,644,788 4,264,232
24 Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang 8/20/2010 Universal PG $29,197,642 3,700,588
25 Gulliver's Travels 12/25/2010 20th Century Fox PG $27,454,506 3,479,659
26 Ramona and Beezus 7/23/2010 20th Century Fox G $26,167,002 3,316,477
27 Alpha and Omega 3D 9/17/2010 Lionsgate PG $25,107,267 3,182,163
28 The Spy Next Door 1/15/2010 Lionsgate PG $24,307,106 3,080,748
29 The Princess and the Frog 12/11/2009 Walt Disney G $18,541,560 2,350,007
30 Furry Vengeance 4/30/2010 Summit Entertainment PG $17,630,465 2,234,533
31 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus 12/25/2009 Sony Pictures Classics PG-13 $6,659,786 844,079
32 Planet 51 11/20/2009 Sony Pictures PG $2,623,491 332,508
33 Fantastic Mr. Fox 11/13/2009 20th Century Fox PG $1,879,730 238,242
34 The Secret of Kells 3/5/2010 GKIDS Not Rated $690,290 87,489
35 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Warner Bros. G $672,796 85,272
36 Where the Wild Things Are 10/16/2009 Warner Bros. PG $666,976 84,534
37 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 9/18/2009 Sony Pictures PG $605,368 76,726
38 Arthur and the War of Two Worlds 11/5/2015 PG $347,136 43,996
39 Le Petit Nicolas 2/19/2010 Not Rated $201,857 25,583
40 A Town Called Panic 12/16/2009 Zeitgeist Not Rated $147,967 18,753
41 L'illusionniste 12/25/2010 Sony Pictures Classics PG $123,476 15,649
42 Astro Boy 10/23/2009 Summit Entertainment PG $98,708 12,511
43 Gedo Senki (Tales from Earthsea) 8/13/2010 Walt Disney PG-13 $48,658 6,167
44 Terkel i knibe 3/26/2010 Not Rated $40,621 5,148
45 Sama Wozu 12/24/2010 GKIDS PG-13 $15,623 1,980
Total Gross of All Movies$3,683,012,654
Total Tickets Sold466,795,005

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.

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

Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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