Box Office Performance for Thriller/Suspense Movies in 2010

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2010 GrossTickets Sold
1 Inception 7/16/2010 Warner Bros. PG-13 $292,576,195 37,081,900
2 Shutter Island 2/19/2010 Paramount Pictures R $128,012,934 16,224,706
3 Salt 7/23/2010 Sony Pictures PG-13 $118,311,368 14,995,103
4 The Tourist 12/10/2010 Sony Pictures PG-13 $57,391,370 7,273,937
5 Black Swan 12/3/2010 Fox Searchlight R $53,105,493 6,730,734
6 Legion 1/22/2010 Sony Pictures R $40,122,938 5,085,289
7 The American 9/1/2010 Focus Features R $35,606,376 4,512,848
8 Hereafter 10/22/2010 Warner Bros. PG-13 $32,728,817 4,148,139
9 Brooklyn's Finest 3/5/2010 Overture Films R $27,163,593 3,442,787
10 From Paris With Love 2/5/2010 Lionsgate R $24,077,427 3,051,638
11 Skyline 11/12/2010 Universal PG-13 $21,393,620 2,711,485
12 The Next Three Days 11/19/2010 Lionsgate PG-13 $21,148,651 2,680,437
13 The Ghost Writer 2/19/2010 Summit Entertainment PG-13 $15,541,549 1,969,778
14 Let Me In 10/1/2010 Overture Films R $12,134,935 1,538,014
15 Män som hatar kvinnor 5/29/2009 Alliance Films R $10,562,087 1,338,667
16 Flickan som lekte med elden 12/25/2009 R $8,482,373 1,075,078
17 El secreto de sus ojos 4/16/2010 Sony Pictures Classics R $6,391,436 810,067
18 Luftslottet som sprängdes 4/30/2010 Alliance Films R $5,298,518 671,548
19 Chloe 3/26/2010 Sony Pictures Classics R $3,075,255 389,766
20 Los abrazos rotos 11/20/2009 Sony Pictures Classics R $2,991,650 379,169
21 N-Secure 10/15/2010 Freestyle Releasing R $2,595,644 328,978
22 Harry Brown 4/30/2010 Samuel Goldwyn Films R $1,818,681 230,504
23 Kites 5/21/2010 Big Pictures Not Rated $1,685,269 213,595
24 Buried 9/24/2010 Lionsgate R $1,044,143 132,337
25 Law Abiding Citizen 10/16/2009 Overture Films R $428,914 54,361
26 The Square 4/9/2010 Apparition R $406,216 51,484
27 Les herbes folles 6/25/2010 Sony Pictures Classics PG $403,952 51,197
28 Casino Jack 12/17/2010 Samuel Goldwyn Films R $268,970 34,089
29 La Soga 8/13/2010 7-57 Releasing R $210,625 26,695
30 Twelve 8/6/2010 Hannover House R $183,920 23,310
31 Armored 12/4/2009 Sony Pictures PG-13 $173,574 21,999
32 The Disappearance of Alice Creed 8/6/2010 Anchor Bay Entertainment R $166,980 21,163
33 Ca$h 3/26/2010 Roadside Attractions R $46,488 5,892
34 In My Sleep 4/23/2010 Morning Star Pictures PG-13 $31,858 4,037
35 Dead Awake 12/3/2010 New Films Cinema R $30,600 3,878
36 The Fourth Kind 11/6/2009 Universal PG-13 $21,560 2,732
37 Red Hill 11/5/2010 Sony Pictures R $18,858 2,390
38 The Box 11/6/2009 Warner Bros. PG-13 $6,301 798
39 Inhale 10/22/2010 IFC Films R $4,115 521
40 As Good as Dead 10/8/2010 Millennium Entertainment R $1,981 251
Total Gross of All Movies$925,665,234
Total Tickets Sold117,321,301

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.