|← 2009||Summary for all Years||2011 →|
Note: This chart ranks movie sources by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2010. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2010. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2009 will most likely earn money in 2009 and 2010.
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 on ticket sale estimates.
Top Grossing Movie Sources of 2010
|2||Based on Fiction Book/Short Story||76||$2,590,997,137||328,389,977||24.66%|
|4||Based on TV||8||$602,743,898||76,393,396||5.74%|
|5||Based on Comic/Graphic Novel||10||$550,221,846||69,736,609||5.24%|
|6||Based on Real Life Events||153||$438,845,012||55,620,331||4.18%|
|7||Based on Factual Book/Article||12||$290,170,634||36,777,011||2.76%|
|8||Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale||3||$273,342,624||34,644,184||2.60%|
|9||Based on Game||2||$143,943,016||18,243,728||1.37%|
|10||Based on Play||5||$98,981,480||12,545,180||0.94%|
|11||Based on Short Film||1||$63,150,991||8,003,927||0.60%|
|13||Based on Musical or Opera||3||$6,410,359||812,465||0.06%|
|15||Based on Ballet||1||$195,459||24,773||0.00%|