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Box Office Performance for Live Action Movies in 2010

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2010 GrossTickets Sold
1 Iron Man 2 5/7/2010 Adventure PG-13 $312,433,331 39,598,648
2 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 6/30/2010 Drama PG-13 $300,531,751 38,090,209
3 The Karate Kid 6/11/2010 Adventure PG $176,591,618 22,381,701
4 Clash of the Titans 4/1/2010 Action PG-13 $163,214,888 20,686,298
5 Grown Ups 6/25/2010 Comedy PG-13 $162,001,186 20,532,470
6 The Last Airbender 7/1/2010 Adventure PG $131,772,187 16,701,164
7 Tron: Legacy 12/17/2010 Adventure PG $131,304,844 16,641,932
8 Shutter Island 2/19/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $128,012,934 16,224,706
9 The Other Guys 8/6/2010 Comedy PG-13 $119,219,978 15,110,263
10 Salt 7/23/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $118,311,368 14,995,104
11 Jackass 3D 10/15/2010 Comedy R $117,109,417 14,842,765
12 Valentine's Day 2/12/2010 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $110,485,654 14,003,251
13 Robin Hood 5/14/2010 Action PG-13 $105,487,148 13,369,727
14 The Expendables 8/13/2010 Action R $103,068,524 13,063,184
15 Little Fockers 12/22/2010 Comedy PG-13 $102,576,190 13,000,785
16 Due Date 11/5/2010 Comedy R $99,231,922 12,576,923
17 Date Night 4/9/2010 Comedy PG-13 $98,711,404 12,510,951
18 Sex and the City 2 5/27/2010 Comedy R $95,347,692 12,084,625
19 The Book of Eli 1/15/2010 Action R $94,835,059 12,019,653
20 The Social Network 10/1/2010 Drama PG-13 $93,222,026 11,815,212
21 The Town 9/17/2010 Drama R $92,173,235 11,682,286
22 Prince of Persia: Sands of Time 5/28/2010 Action PG-13 $90,759,676 11,503,127
23 Red 10/15/2010 Action PG-13 $89,505,187 11,344,130
24 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief 2/12/2010 Adventure PG $88,768,303 11,250,735
25 True Grit 12/22/2010 Western PG-13 $86,670,382 10,984,839
26 Paranormal Activity 2 10/22/2010 Horror R $84,660,648 10,730,120
27 Eat Pray Love 8/13/2010 Drama PG-13 $80,574,010 10,212,169
28 Dear John 2/5/2010 Drama PG-13 $80,014,842 10,141,298
29 Unstoppable 11/12/2010 Action PG-13 $79,468,486 10,072,051
30 The A-Team 6/11/2010 Action PG-13 $77,222,099 9,787,338
31 Knight and Day 6/23/2010 Action PG-13 $76,423,035 9,686,063
32 Dinner for Schmucks 7/30/2010 Comedy PG-13 $73,026,337 9,255,556
33 Sherlock Holmes 12/25/2009 Adventure PG-13 $70,313,242 8,911,691
34 The Bounty Hunter 3/19/2010 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $67,061,228 8,499,522
35 Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3/19/2010 Comedy PG $65,003,625 8,238,736
36 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4/30/2010 Horror R $63,075,011 7,994,298
37 The Last Song 3/31/2010 Drama PG $62,950,384 7,978,502
38 The Wolfman 2/12/2010 Horror R $62,189,884 7,882,115
39 Get Him to the Greek 6/4/2010 Comedy R $61,153,526 7,750,764
40 Why Did I Get Married Too? 4/2/2010 Drama PG-13 $60,095,852 7,616,711
41 The Tooth Fairy 1/22/2010 Comedy PG $60,022,256 7,607,384
42 Secretariat 10/8/2010 Drama PG $59,053,682 7,484,623
43 Easy A 9/17/2010 Comedy PG-13 $58,401,464 7,401,960
44 Takers 8/27/2010 Drama PG-13 $57,744,720 7,318,722
45 The Tourist 12/10/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $54,633,191 6,924,359
46 It’s Complicated 12/25/2009 Romantic Comedy R $53,556,535 6,787,901
47 Resident Evil: Afterlife 9/10/2010 Horror R $53,183,340 6,740,601
48 Letters to Juliet 5/14/2010 Drama PG $53,032,453 6,721,477
49 Life as We Know It 10/8/2010 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $52,886,508 6,702,979
50 Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps 9/24/2010 Drama PG-13 $52,474,616 6,650,775
51 Predators 7/9/2010 Action R $52,000,688 6,590,708
52 Hot Tub Time Machine 3/26/2010 Comedy R $50,269,859 6,371,338
53 Kick-Ass 4/16/2010 Black Comedy R $48,071,303 6,092,687
54 Black Swan 12/3/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $47,807,791 6,059,289
55 The Blind Side 11/20/2009 Drama PG-13 $47,483,408 6,018,176
56 Killers 6/4/2010 Action PG-13 $47,059,963 5,964,507
57 The Fighter 12/10/2010 Drama R $46,388,853 5,879,449
58 Saw 3D 10/29/2010 Horror R $45,710,178 5,793,431
59 Cop Out 2/26/2010 Comedy R $44,875,481 5,687,640
60 The Lovely Bones 12/11/2009 Drama PG-13 $43,731,131 5,542,602
61 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 7/30/2010 Comedy PG $43,585,753 5,524,177
62 Edge of Darkness 1/29/2010 Drama R $43,313,890 5,489,720
63 Death at a Funeral 4/16/2010 Comedy R $42,739,347 5,416,901
64 Step Up 3D 8/6/2010 Drama PG-13 $42,400,223 5,373,919
65 The Last Exorcism 8/27/2010 Horror PG-13 $41,034,350 5,200,804
66 Legion 1/22/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $40,168,080 5,091,011
67 Up in the Air 12/4/2009 Drama R $39,448,116 4,999,761
68 The Crazies 2/26/2010 Horror R $39,123,589 4,958,630
69 Crazy Heart 12/16/2009 Drama R $38,769,554 4,913,758
70 Burlesque 11/24/2010 Drama PG-13 $37,733,561 4,782,454
71 For Colored Girls 11/5/2010 Drama R $37,676,774 4,775,256
72 Invictus 12/11/2009 Drama PG-13 $37,491,364 4,751,757
73 The Back-up Plan 4/23/2010 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $37,490,007 4,751,585
74 Vampires Suck 8/18/2010 Comedy PG-13 $36,661,504 4,646,578
75 The American 9/1/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $35,606,376 4,512,848
76 Green Zone 3/12/2010 Drama R $35,497,337 4,499,029
77 Devil 9/17/2010 Horror PG-13 $33,679,655 4,268,651
78 Hereafter 10/22/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $32,712,586 4,146,082
79 When in Rome 1/29/2010 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $32,680,633 4,142,032
80 She's Out of My League 3/12/2010 Romantic Comedy R $32,010,860 4,057,143
81 Scott Pilgrim vs. The World 8/13/2010 Comedy PG-13 $31,611,316 4,006,504
82 Love and Other Drugs 11/24/2010 Drama R $31,267,088 3,962,876
83 Charlie St. Cloud 7/30/2010 Drama PG-13 $31,206,263 3,955,166
84 Morning Glory 11/10/2010 Comedy PG-13 $30,759,976 3,898,603
85 Daybreakers 1/8/2010 Horror R $30,101,577 3,815,155
86 Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang 8/20/2010 Adventure PG $29,197,642 3,700,588
87 The Switch 8/20/2010 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $27,758,465 3,518,183
88 Brooklyn's Finest 3/5/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $27,163,593 3,442,787
89 Machete 9/3/2010 Action R $26,593,646 3,370,551
90 Ramona and Beezus 7/23/2010 Comedy G $26,167,002 3,316,477
91 Leap Year 1/8/2010 Romantic Comedy PG $25,918,920 3,285,034
92 You Again 9/24/2010 Comedy PG $25,702,053 3,257,547
93 How Do You Know? 12/17/2010 Romantic Comedy R $25,040,894 3,173,751
94 Piranha 3D 8/20/2010 Horror R $25,003,155 3,168,967
95 Lottery Ticket 8/20/2010 Comedy PG-13 $24,719,879 3,133,065
96 The Spy Next Door 1/15/2010 Comedy PG $24,307,106 3,080,748
97 From Paris With Love 2/5/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $24,077,427 3,051,638
98 The Losers 4/23/2010 Action PG-13 $23,591,432 2,990,042
99 The King’s Speech 11/26/2010 Drama R $22,932,401 2,906,514
100 Faster 11/24/2010 Action R $22,856,870 2,896,941
101 Just Wright 5/14/2010 Romantic Comedy PG $21,540,363 2,730,084
102 Skyline 11/12/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $21,416,355 2,714,367
103 The Next Three Days 11/19/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $21,129,348 2,677,990
104 The Kids Are All Right 7/9/2010 Comedy R $20,811,365 2,637,688
105 Our Family Wedding 3/12/2010 Comedy PG-13 $20,255,281 2,567,209
106 Hubble 3D 3/19/2010 Documentary G $20,149,829 2,553,844
107 Oceans 4/22/2010 Documentary G $19,422,319 2,461,637
108 Remember Me 3/12/2010 Drama PG-13 $19,068,240 2,416,760
109 Going the Distance 9/3/2010 Romantic Comedy R $17,804,299 2,256,565
110 Furry Vengeance 4/30/2010 Comedy PG $17,630,465 2,234,533
111 The Ghost Writer 2/19/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $15,541,549 1,969,778
112 Youth in Revolt 1/8/2010 Comedy R $15,285,588 1,937,336
113 My Soul to Take 10/8/2010 Horror R $14,744,435 1,868,750
114 Repo Men 3/19/2010 Action R $13,942,007 1,767,048
115 Case 39 10/1/2010 Horror R $13,261,851 1,680,843
116 Extraordinary Measures 1/22/2010 Drama PG $12,482,741 1,582,096
117 Let Me In 10/1/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $12,134,935 1,538,015
118 Män som hatar kvinnor 5/29/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $10,561,224 1,338,558
119 Jonah Hex 6/18/2010 Action PG-13 $10,547,117 1,336,770
120 127 Hours 11/5/2010 Drama R $10,434,435 1,322,489
121 Fair*Game 11/5/2010 Drama PG-13 $9,118,756 1,155,736
122 The Twilight Saga: New Moon 11/20/2009 Drama PG-13 $8,668,979 1,098,730
123 The Young Victoria 12/18/2009 Drama PG $8,544,935 1,083,008
124 MacGruber 5/21/2010 Comedy R $8,525,600 1,080,558
125 Cyrus 6/18/2010 Comedy R $7,468,936 946,633
126 A Single Man 12/11/2009 Drama R $7,444,351 943,517
127 Babies 5/7/2010 Documentary PG $7,320,323 927,797
128 Conviction 10/15/2010 Drama R $6,797,696 861,558
129 City Island 3/19/2010 Comedy PG-13 $6,671,283 845,536
130 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus 12/25/2009 Adventure PG-13 $6,659,786 844,079
131 The Last Station 1/15/2010 Drama R $6,617,867 838,766
132 Waiting for Superman 9/24/2010 Documentary PG $6,417,135 813,325
133 El secreto de sus ojos 4/16/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $6,391,436 810,067
134 It's Kind of a Funny Story 10/8/2010 Comedy PG-13 $6,363,628 806,543
135 Winter's Bone 6/11/2010 Drama R $6,245,508 791,572
136 Nine 12/25/2009 Musical PG-13 $5,930,989 751,709
137 Under the Sea 3D 2/13/2009 Documentary G $5,857,442 742,388
138 The Warrior's Way 12/3/2010 Western R $5,569,301 705,868
139 Orlando 1/1/1992 Drama PG-13 $5,367,945 680,347
140 Luftslottet som sprängdes 4/30/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $5,273,085 668,325
141 Io sono l’amore 6/18/2010 Drama R $5,005,465 634,406
142 The Wildest Dream 4/30/2010 Documentary PG $4,896,296 620,569
143 Mao's Last Dancer 8/20/2010 Drama PG $4,806,750 609,220
144 An Education 10/9/2009 Drama PG-13 $4,691,390 594,599
145 Solitary Man 5/21/2010 Drama R $4,360,548 552,667
146 The Hurt Locker 6/26/2009 Drama R $4,346,706 550,913
147 Did You Hear About the Morgans? 12/18/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $4,267,703 540,900
148 Greenberg 3/19/2010 Romantic Comedy R $4,234,170 536,650
149 My Name is Khan 2/12/2010 Drama PG-13 $4,046,336 512,844
150 Please Give 4/30/2010 Black Comedy R $4,033,574 511,226
151 Precious (Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire) 11/6/2009 Drama R $3,806,401 482,433
152 To Save a Life 1/22/2010 Drama PG-13 $3,777,210 478,733
153 The Runaways 3/19/2010 Drama R $3,573,673 452,937
154 Inside Job 10/8/2010 Documentary PG-13 $3,452,017 437,517
155 Exit Through the Gift Shop 4/16/2010 Documentary R $3,291,250 417,141
156 Catfish 9/17/2010 Documentary PG-13 $3,237,343 410,310
157 You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger 9/22/2010 Drama R $3,229,586 409,326
158 Chloe 3/26/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $3,075,255 389,766
159 Los abrazos rotos 11/20/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $2,991,650 379,169
160 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work 6/11/2010 Documentary R $2,930,687 371,443
161 Letters to God 4/9/2010 Drama PG $2,848,587 361,037
162 2012 11/13/2009 Action PG-13 $2,670,038 338,408
163 N-Secure 10/15/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $2,595,644 328,978
164 Magnificent Desolation 9/23/2005 Documentary Not Rated $2,504,085 317,374
165 Never Let Me Go 9/15/2010 Drama R $2,434,652 308,574
166 The Twilight Saga: Twilight/New Moon Combo 6/29/2010 PG-13 $2,385,237 302,311
167 Old Dogs 11/25/2009 Comedy PG $2,252,485 285,486
168 Das Weisse Band: Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte 12/30/2009 Drama R $2,137,172 270,870
169 Un Prophète 2/26/2010 Drama R $2,087,720 264,603
170 U2 3D 2/15/2008 Concert/Performance G $2,054,521 260,395
171 Space Station 4/19/2002 Documentary Not Rated $1,931,542 244,808
172 Harry Brown 4/30/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $1,818,681 230,504
173 Stone 10/8/2010 Drama R $1,810,078 229,414
174 3 Idiots 12/23/2009 Comedy PG-13 $1,776,771 225,192
175 Flipped 8/6/2010 Romantic Comedy PG $1,755,212 222,460
176 Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky 6/11/2010 Drama R $1,725,982 218,755
177 Kites 5/21/2010 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $1,685,269 213,595
178 Cairo Time 8/6/2010 Drama PG $1,603,616 203,246
179 Nowhere Boy 10/8/2010 Drama R $1,445,366 183,189
180 Deep Sea 3D 3/3/2006 Documentary G $1,379,500 174,842
181 Restrepo 6/25/2010 Documentary R $1,330,894 168,681
182 Dabangg 9/10/2010 Drama Not Rated $1,288,549 163,314
183 Micmacs 5/28/2010 Comedy R $1,259,693 159,656
184 The Road 11/25/2009 Drama R $1,255,957 159,183
185 Casino Jack 12/17/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $1,231,004 156,020
186 Housefull 4/30/2010 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $1,183,658 150,020
187 Golmaal 3 11/5/2010 Comedy Not Rated $1,132,192 143,497
188 Brothers 12/4/2009 Drama R $1,129,244 143,123
189 I Love You, Phillip Morris 12/3/2010 Comedy R $1,126,302 142,750
190 Mother and Child 5/7/2010 Drama R $1,110,509 140,748
191 The Perfect Game 4/16/2010 Drama PG $1,089,445 138,079
192 La Mission 4/9/2010 Drama R $1,062,941 134,720
193 Buried 9/24/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $1,044,143 132,337
194 Tees Maar Khan 12/22/2010 Comedy Not Rated $1,030,502 130,608
195 Guzaarish 11/19/2010 Drama Not Rated $1,026,589 130,112
196 Animal Kingdom 8/13/2010 Drama R $1,016,417 128,823
197 Princess Kaiulani 5/14/2010 Drama PG $883,887 112,026
198 I Hate Luv Storys 7/2/2010 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $847,993 107,476
199 The Tillman Story 8/20/2010 Documentary R $798,940 101,259
200 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure 10/5/2007 Documentary Not Rated $781,527 99,052
201 L'enfant prodige 5/28/2010 Drama Not Rated $773,615 98,050
202 What If... 8/20/2010 Drama PG $767,544 97,280
203 Peepli Live 8/13/2010 Drama Not Rated $754,836 95,669
204 Middle Men 8/6/2010 Comedy R $754,301 95,602
205 Raavan 6/18/2010 Not Rated $708,726 89,825
206 Couples Retreat 10/9/2009 Comedy PG-13 $693,900 87,947
207 Pranzo di ferragosto 3/17/2010 Comedy Not Rated $675,299 85,589
208 Where the Wild Things Are 10/16/2009 Adventure PG $666,976 84,534
209 Le Concert 7/30/2010 Drama PG-13 $657,986 83,394
210 We Are Family 9/3/2010 Drama PG $638,144 80,880
211 The Virginity Hit 9/24/2010 Comedy R $636,706 80,698
212 Ninja Assassin 11/25/2009 Action R $630,109 79,862
213 Agora 5/28/2010 Drama R $619,423 78,507
214 Vincere 3/19/2010 Drama Not Rated $619,162 78,474
215 Racing Dreams 5/21/2010 Documentary PG $615,028 77,950
216 Howl 9/24/2010 Drama R $591,812 75,007
217 Elvis on Tour 7/29/2010 Concert/Performance G $587,818 74,502
218 Madeo 3/12/2010 Drama R $551,509 69,899
219 Ondine 6/4/2010 Drama PG-13 $550,472 69,768
220 The Art of the Steal 2/26/2010 Documentary PG $544,890 69,060
221 Jack Goes Boating 9/17/2010 Comedy R $541,992 68,694
222 Khatta Meetha 7/23/2010 Comedy Not Rated $541,904 68,682
223 L'instinct de mort 8/27/2010 Drama R $533,479 67,614
224 Tamara Drewe 10/8/2010 Comedy R $526,639 66,747
225 Preacher's Kid 1/29/2010 Drama PG-13 $514,522 65,211
226 Les amours imaginaires 6/11/2010 Drama Not Rated $509,770 64,609
227 L'arnacouer 9/10/2010 Comedy Not Rated $504,030 63,882
228 The City of Your Final Destination 4/16/2010 Drama PG-13 $493,296 62,521
229 Made in Dagenham 11/19/2010 Drama R $492,379 62,405
230 Phish 3D 4/16/2010 Concert/Performance Not Rated $485,913 61,585
231 Dolphins and Whales Tribes of the Ocean 3D 2/15/2008 Documentary Not Rated $458,309 58,087
232 Gunless 4/30/2010 Western Not Rated $458,054 58,055
233 The Messenger 11/13/2009 Drama R $455,286 57,704
234 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers 1/29/2010 Documentary Not Rated $453,650 57,496
235 The Extra Man 7/30/2010 Comedy R $453,377 57,462
236 Rabbit Hole 12/17/2010 Drama PG-13 $435,229 55,162
237 I Want Your Money 10/15/2010 Documentary PG $433,588 54,954
238 Somewhere 12/22/2010 Drama R $432,836 54,858
239 Law Abiding Citizen 10/16/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $428,914 54,361
240 Break Ke Baad 11/24/2010 Drama Not Rated $427,628 54,198
241 Action Replayy 11/5/2010 Drama Not Rated $410,262 51,997
242 The Men Who Stare at Goats 11/6/2009 Black Comedy R $409,764 51,934
243 I'm Still Here 9/10/2010 Documentary R $408,983 51,835
244 The Square 4/9/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $406,216 51,484
245 Les herbes folles 6/25/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG $403,952 51,197
246 L’affaire Farewell 1/29/2010 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $390,157 49,449
247 Lebanon 8/6/2010 Drama R $368,088 46,652
248 Grease 3/27/1998 Musical PG $365,802 46,363
249 Creation 1/22/2010 Drama PG-13 $341,323 43,260
250 Enter the Void 9/24/2010 Drama Not Rated $337,997 42,838
251 All Good Things 12/3/2010 Drama R $323,651 41,020
252 Vision 10/13/2010 Drama Not Rated $319,683 40,517
253 The Yellow Handkerchief 2/26/2010 Drama PG-13 $318,623 40,383
254 Today's Special 11/19/2010 Comedy R $317,831 40,282
255 The Boondock Saints 2: All Saints Day 10/30/2009 Action R $315,233 39,953
256 Holy Rollers 5/21/2010 Drama R $303,064 38,411
257 Aisha 8/6/2010 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $298,431 37,823
258 Blue Valentine 12/29/2010 Drama NC-17 $291,607 36,959
259 Last Train Home 9/3/2010 Documentary Not Rated $288,328 36,543
260 Tiny Furniture 11/12/2010 Comedy Not Rated $286,707 36,338
261 No Problem 12/10/2010 Comedy Not Rated $285,468 36,180
262 Life During Wartime 7/23/2010 Black Comedy R $281,447 35,671
263 Countdown to Zero 7/23/2010 Documentary PG $272,040 34,479
264 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans 11/20/2009 Drama R $269,021 34,096
265 Kings of Pastry 9/15/2010 Documentary Not Rated $264,482 33,521
266 L'ennemi public n°1 9/3/2010 Drama R $262,253 33,238
267 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child 7/21/2010 Documentary Not Rated $256,242 32,476
268 Le baiser du barbu 6/18/2010 Comedy Not Rated $249,519 31,624
269 Me and Orson Welles 11/25/2009 Drama PG-13 $247,727 31,397
270 White Material 11/19/2010 Drama Not Rated $246,328 31,220
271 Frozen 2/5/2010 Horror R $246,177 31,201
272 When You're Strange: A Film About The Doors 4/9/2010 Documentary R $246,078 31,188
273 Four Lions 11/5/2010 Black Comedy R $242,136 30,688
274 Monsters 10/29/2010 Drama R $237,301 30,076
275 The Exorcist 12/26/1973 Horror R $235,134 29,802
276 The Tempest 12/10/2010 Drama PG-13 $231,633 29,357
277 The Killer Inside Me 6/18/2010 Drama R $217,277 27,538
278 Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale 12/3/2010 Comedy R $215,430 27,304
279 La Soga 8/13/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $210,625 26,695
280 La fille du RER 1/22/2010 Drama Not Rated $208,163 26,383
281 Sweetgrass 1/6/2010 Documentary Not Rated $207,473 26,295
282 Chain Letter 10/1/2010 Horror R $205,842 26,088
283 Le Petit Nicolas 2/19/2010 Comedy Not Rated $201,857 25,583
284 Legendary 9/10/2010 Drama PG-13 $200,393 25,398
285 South of the Border 6/25/2010 Documentary Not Rated $198,600 25,171
286 Iron Man 5/2/2008 Action PG-13 $192,025 24,338
287 San qiang pai an jing qi 9/3/2010 Drama R $190,946 24,201
288 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry 9/18/2009 Drama PG $187,456 23,758
289 Twelve 8/6/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $183,920 23,310
290 Fei Cheng Wu Rao 2 12/24/2010 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $182,517 23,132
291 The Human Centipede 4/30/2010 Horror R $181,467 22,999
292 Winnebago Man 7/9/2010 Documentary Not Rated $181,039 22,945
293 Casino Jack and the United States of Money 5/7/2010 Documentary R $176,865 22,416
294 Partir 10/1/2010 Drama Not Rated $176,113 22,321
295 Armored 12/4/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $173,574 21,999
296 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer 11/5/2010 Documentary R $170,829 21,651
297 The Disappearance of Alice Creed 8/6/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $166,980 21,163
298 De Mai Tinh 9/10/2010 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $165,987 21,037
299 Another Year 12/29/2010 Drama PG-13 $164,654 20,868
300 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould 9/10/2010 Documentary Not Rated $162,122 20,547
301 Welcome to the Rileys 10/29/2010 Drama R $152,857 19,373
302 The Red Riding Trilogy: 1983 2/5/2010 Drama Not Rated $151,644 19,219
303 La Danse 11/4/2009 Documentary Not Rated $149,561 18,955
304 The Red Riding Trilogy: 1974 2/5/2010 Drama Not Rated $148,826 18,862
305 Le père de mes enfants 5/21/2010 Drama Not Rated $144,022 18,253
306 Only the Brave 5/28/2010 R $142,403 18,048
307 Hausu 1/15/2010 Horror Not Rated $140,750 17,839
308 The Cremaster Cycle 4/9/2010 Drama Not Rated $140,666 17,828
309 The Weathered Underground 1/26/2010 Multiple Genres Not Rated $140,091 17,755
310 Love Ranch 6/30/2010 Drama R $137,885 17,475
311 Carlos 10/15/2010 Drama Not Rated $135,526 17,176
312 Pure Country 2: The Gift 10/15/2010 Drama PG $133,771 16,954
313 Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom 4/23/2010 Action R $128,486 16,284
314 Stonewall Uprising 6/16/2010 Documentary Not Rated $128,203 16,248
315 Lovely, Still 9/10/2010 Drama PG $127,564 16,167
316 Centurion 8/27/2010 Action R $123,570 15,661
317 Country Strong 12/22/2010 Drama PG-13 $119,742 15,176
318 Valley of the Hearts Delight 4/9/2010 Drama Not Rated $118,666 15,040
319 Queen of the Lot 11/19/2010 Drama R $116,400 14,752
320 Coco avant Chanel 9/25/2009 Drama PG-13 $116,152 14,721
321 The Greatest 4/2/2010 Drama R $115,862 14,684
322 Galapagos 10/29/1999 Documentary Not Rated $113,853 14,430
323 Bran Nue Dae 9/10/2010 Musical PG-13 $113,568 14,393
324 Parlez-moi de la pluie 6/18/2010 Comedy Not Rated $111,844 14,175
325 Blood Done Sign My Name 2/19/2010 Drama PG-13 $109,383 13,863
326 Wild Target 10/29/2010 Comedy PG-13 $109,338 13,857
327 After.Life 4/9/2010 Horror R $108,596 13,763
328 Bellamy 10/29/2010 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $107,612 13,639
329 The Romantics 9/10/2010 Comedy PG-13 $106,524 13,501
330 Waste Land 10/29/2010 Documentary Not Rated $102,454 12,985
331 Alle Anderen 4/9/2010 Drama Not Rated $102,042 12,933
332 George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead 5/28/2010 Horror R $101,740 12,894
333 Freakonomics 10/1/2010 Documentary PG-13 $101,270 12,835
334 The Good Guy 2/19/2010 Romantic Comedy R $100,688 12,761
335 8: The Mormon Proposition 6/18/2010 Documentary R $100,280 12,709
336 Red Cliff 11/20/2009 Action R $100,206 12,700
337 Kings of the Evening 1/1/2010 Drama PG $98,124 12,436
338 I Spit on Your Grave 10/8/2010 Horror R $93,051 11,793
339 The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond 12/30/2009 Drama PG-13 $90,040 11,411
340 Crazy on the Outside 1/8/2010 Comedy PG-13 $88,335 11,195
341 Until the Light Takes Us 11/20/2009 Documentary Not Rated $84,156 10,666
342 Feed the Fish 4/23/2010 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $84,085 10,657
343 Kasi az Gorbehaye Irani Khabar Nadareh 4/16/2010 Drama Not Rated $81,768 10,363
344 Waking Sleeping Beauty 3/26/2010 Documentary PG $80,741 10,233
345 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee 11/27/2009 Drama R $76,158 9,652
346 Dogtooth 6/25/2010 Drama Not Rated $73,849 9,359
347 La siciliana ribelle 8/4/2010 Drama Not Rated $71,239 9,029
348 Rosencrantz and Guildenstein are Undead 6/4/2010 Comedy Not Rated $70,563 8,943
349 Leaves of Grass 4/2/2010 Black Comedy R $70,066 8,880
350 Budrus 10/8/2010 Documentary Not Rated $68,353 8,663
351 2012: Time for Change 4/9/2010 Documentary Not Rated $68,339 8,661
352 Biutiful 1/28/2011 Drama R $64,672 8,196
353 Paranormal Activity 9/25/2009 Horror R $64,214 8,139
354 Contracorriente 9/17/2010 Drama Not Rated $64,158 8,131
355 Marwencol 10/8/2010 Documentary Not Rated $63,292 8,021
356 Cool It 11/12/2010 Documentary PG $62,713 7,948
357 Hatchet II 10/1/2010 Horror R $62,000 7,858
358 Patrik, Age 1.5 8/14/2009 Comedy Not Rated $57,060 7,231
359 God of Vampires 7/2/2010 Action Not Rated $56,705 7,186
360 Amelia 10/23/2009 Drama PG $55,434 7,026
361 Night Catches Us 12/3/2010 Drama R $54,914 6,959
362 Le Amiche 6/18/2010 Drama Not Rated $54,843 6,950
363 The Nature of Existence 6/18/2010 Documentary Not Rated $54,645 6,925
364 Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields 10/27/2010 Documentary Not Rated $54,152 6,863
365 Le code a changé 8/27/2010 Comedy Not Rated $46,714 5,920
366 Ca$h 3/26/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $46,488 5,892
367 Enemies of the People 7/30/2010 Documentary Not Rated $46,463 5,888
368 Cropsey 6/4/2010 Documentary Not Rated $42,392 5,372
369 The Oath 5/7/2010 Documentary Not Rated $42,273 5,357
370 Queen of the Sun 9/17/2010 Documentary Not Rated $41,895 5,309
371 The Red Baron 3/19/2010 Drama PG-13 $40,789 5,169
372 A Serious Man 10/2/2009 Comedy R $38,263 4,849
373 The Legend of Pale Male 11/24/2010 Documentary Not Rated $38,083 4,826
374 L'armée du crime 8/20/2010 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $37,031 4,693
375 Boxing Gym 10/22/2010 Documentary Not Rated $36,812 4,665
376 Bhutto 12/3/2010 Documentary Not Rated $34,963 4,431
377 Le Refuge 9/10/2010 Drama Not Rated $34,525 4,375
378 Barbe Bleue 3/26/2010 Drama Not Rated $33,490 4,244
379 Ahead of Time 9/10/2010 Documentary Not Rated $33,024 4,185
380 Spoken Word 7/23/2010 Drama Not Rated $32,961 4,177
381 William S. Burroughs: A Man Within 11/17/2010 Documentary Not Rated $32,608 4,132
382 36 vues du Pic Saint Loup 7/9/2010 Comedy Not Rated $31,377 3,976
383 Who is Harry Nilsson (and Why is Everybody Talkin' About Him)? 9/10/2010 Documentary Not Rated $30,975 3,925
384 GasLand 9/15/2010 Documentary Not Rated $30,846 3,909
385 Valhalla Rising 7/16/2010 Action Not Rated $30,638 3,883
386 Dead Awake 12/3/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $30,600 3,878
387 Deux de la vague 5/19/2010 Documentary Not Rated $28,808 3,651
388 Expecting Mary 9/10/2010 Comedy PG $28,700 3,637
389 BoyBand 6/4/2010 Comedy Not Rated $28,336 3,591
390 October Country 2/12/2010 Documentary Not Rated $26,185 3,318
391 The Exploding Girl 3/12/2010 Drama Not Rated $25,572 3,241
392 Behind the Burly Q 4/23/2010 Documentary Not Rated $23,889 3,027
393 Saint Misbehavin’: The Wavy Gravy Movie 12/3/2010 Documentary Not Rated $23,887 3,027
394 Smash His Camera 7/30/2010 Documentary PG-13 $23,671 3,000
395 The Boat That Rocked 11/13/2009 Comedy R $23,352 2,959
396 Handsome Harry 4/16/2010 Drama R $22,878 2,899
397 The Other City 9/17/2010 Documentary Not Rated $22,539 2,856
398 Happy Tears 2/19/2010 Drama R $22,464 2,847
399 Hemingway's Garden of Eden 12/10/2010 Drama R $22,083 2,798
400 And Everything is Going Fine 12/10/2010 Documentary Not Rated $22,080 2,798
401 Trash Humpers 5/7/2010 Comedy Not Rated $21,826 2,766
402 Raw Faith 5/28/2010 Documentary Not Rated $20,956 2,656
403 The Good Heart 4/30/2010 Drama R $20,930 2,652
404 Douchebag 10/1/2010 Comedy Not Rated $20,615 2,612
405 Prince of Broadway 9/3/2010 Drama Not Rated $20,450 2,591
406 The Korean 2/5/2010 Action Not Rated $20,279 2,570
407 The Trial 9/10/2010 Drama PG-13 $19,753 2,503
408 Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench 11/5/2010 Musical Not Rated $19,557 2,478
409 Neshoba: The Price of Freedom 8/13/2010 Documentary Not Rated $19,245 2,439
410 The People I've Slept With 8/13/2010 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $19,137 2,425
411 Off and Running 1/29/2010 Documentary Not Rated $18,262 2,314
412 Red Hill 11/5/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $18,224 2,309
413 Bitch Slap 1/8/2010 Action R $17,365 2,200
414 Nora Inu 1/6/2010 Not Rated $15,648 1,983
415 Paper Man 4/23/2010 Comedy R $15,389 1,950
416 Dreamkiller 2/19/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $15,318 1,941
417 Hey, Hey, It's Esther Blueburger 4/23/2010 Comedy PG-13 $15,222 1,929
418 Welcome 5/7/2010 Drama Not Rated $13,461 1,706
419 Jim 10/8/2010 Drama Not Rated $13,015 1,649
420 The Kids Grow Up 10/29/2010 Documentary Not Rated $12,095 1,532
421 After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United 5/21/2010 Documentary Not Rated $12,085 1,531
422 Picture Me: A Model's Diary 9/17/2010 Documentary Not Rated $12,008 1,521
423 Violet Tendencies 11/5/2010 Comedy Not Rated $11,863 1,503
424 White Wedding 9/3/2010 Comedy PG-13 $11,711 1,484
425 Milh Hadha al-Bahr 8/13/2010 Drama Not Rated $11,662 1,478
426 16 to Life 9/3/2010 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $11,574 1,466
427 Cherry 10/8/2010 Drama R $11,362 1,440
428 Good Hair 10/9/2009 Documentary PG-13 $11,053 1,400
429 The Damned United 10/9/2009 Drama R $11,029 1,397
430 The Two Escobars 8/27/2010 Documentary Not Rated $10,942 1,386
431 Mississippi Mermaid 1/15/1999 Drama R $10,678 1,353
432 Frankie & Alice 12/10/2010 Drama R $10,671 1,352
433 La Teta Asustada 8/27/2010 Drama Not Rated $10,462 1,325
434 GhettoPhysics: Will the Real Pimps and Ho's Please Stand Up? 10/8/2010 Documentary R $10,229 1,296
435 Circle 8/27/2010 Horror Not Rated $10,024 1,270
436 Down Terrace 10/15/2010 Black Comedy R $9,812 1,243
437 The Taqwacores 10/22/2010 Drama Not Rated $9,347 1,184
438 Wonderful World 1/8/2010 Drama R $9,309 1,179
439 Broderskab 8/6/2010 Drama Not Rated $8,979 1,138
440 Shanghai Red 1/1/2010 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $8,734 1,106
441 The Freebie 9/17/2010 Romantic Comedy R $8,300 1,051
442 The Cove 7/31/2009 Documentary PG-13 $7,934 1,005
443 Mugabe and the White African 7/23/2010 Documentary Not Rated $7,924 1,004
444 The Thorn in the Heart 4/2/2010 Documentary Not Rated $7,376 934
445 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love 6/12/2009 Documentary Not Rated $7,296 924
446 Jerusalema 6/11/2010 R $7,294 924
447 Happiness Runs 5/7/2010 Drama Not Rated $7,199 912
448 Logan 9/10/2010 Drama Not Rated $7,137 904
449 Misconceptions 1/22/2010 Comedy Not Rated $6,892 873
450 Watercolors 1/22/2010 Drama Not Rated $6,305 799
451 The Box 11/6/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $6,301 799
452 Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers 1/8/2010 Documentary Not Rated $6,280 795
453 Phyllis and Harold 2/19/2010 Documentary Not Rated $5,992 759
454 BearCity 10/22/2010 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $5,980 757
455 Okuribito 5/29/2009 Drama PG-13 $5,800 735
456 Midnight Reckoning 9/10/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $5,673 719
457 Home 11/27/2009 Drama Not Rated $5,517 699
458 Nenette 12/22/2010 Documentary Not Rated $5,450 690
459 Hadewijch 12/24/2010 Drama Not Rated $5,006 634
460 The Winning Season 9/3/2010 Comedy PG-13 $5,000 633
461 Cosa Voglio Di Piu 12/3/2010 Drama Not Rated $4,998 633
462 Polițist, Adjectiv 12/23/2009 Drama Not Rated $4,908 622
463 The Oxford Murders 8/6/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $4,803 608
464 Inhale 10/22/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $4,115 521
465 Zenith 10/1/2010 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $4,052 513
466 L'Enfant sauvage 9/9/1970 Drama G $3,762 476
467 Heartless 11/19/2010 Horror Not Rated $3,697 468
468 Big Fan 8/28/2009 Comedy R $3,666 464
469 American Grindhouse 6/18/2010 Documentary Not Rated $3,598 456
470 Det rode kapel 12/29/2010 Documentary Not Rated $3,539 448
471 Speed-Dating 6/4/2010 Romantic Comedy R $3,394 430
472 Murder in Fashion 1/22/2010 Drama R $3,346 424
473 The September Issue 8/28/2009 Documentary PG-13 $3,169 401
474 My Year Without Sex 3/12/2010 Comedy Not Rated $3,119 395
475 Altiplano 8/20/2010 Drama Not Rated $3,063 388
476 Eichmann 10/29/2010 Drama Not Rated $2,706 342
477 Helena From the Wedding 11/12/2010 Drama Not Rated $2,692 341
478 Boogie Woogie 4/23/2010 Black Comedy R $2,618 331
479 The Slammin' Salmon 12/11/2009 Comedy R $2,510 318
480 Daniel y Ana 8/27/2010 Drama Not Rated $2,372 300
481 El Súperstar: The Unlikely Rise of Juan Francés 9/17/2010 Comedy Not Rated $2,330 295
482 You Won’t Miss Me 12/10/2010 Drama Not Rated $2,240 283
483 Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo 9/17/2010 Documentary Not Rated $2,198 278
484 Nobody's Perfect 4/16/2010 Documentary Not Rated $2,122 268
485 As Good as Dead 10/8/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $2,093 265
486 White On Rice 9/11/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $1,985 251
487 Falling Awake 1/29/2010 Drama R $1,978 250
488 A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism 9/24/2010 Documentary Not Rated $1,916 242
489 45365 2/26/2010 Documentary Not Rated $1,909 241
490 Clear Blue Tuesday 9/3/2010 Musical Not Rated $1,780 225
491 Carmo 10/15/2010 Drama Not Rated $1,512 191
492 Carbon Nation 5/7/2010 Documentary Not Rated $1,470 186
493 Endgame 11/6/2009 Drama PG-13 $1,407 178
494 Trucker 10/9/2009 Drama R $1,237 156
495 Convention 6/4/2010 Not Rated $1,220 154
496 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg 7/10/2009 Documentary Not Rated $961 121
497 Un baiser s'il vous plaît 3/27/2009 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $814 103
498 Daddy's Home 9/10/2010 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $796 100
499 Shake Hands with the Devil 10/29/2010 Drama R $594 75
500 The Magician 10/29/2010 Black Comedy Not Rated $406 51
501 Tru Loved 10/17/2008 Romantic Comedy R $275 34
502 Breakfast with Scot 10/10/2008 Drama PG-13 $114 14
503 To Die is Hard 12/17/2010 Comedy Not Rated $112 14
Total Gross of All Movies$7,251,220,872
Total Tickets Sold919,039,202

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.