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Box Office Performance for Fantasy Movies in 2010

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2010 GrossTickets Sold
1 Alice in Wonderland 3/5/2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 42,356,287
2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 11/19/2010 Adventure PG-13 $283,533,215 35,935,769
3 How to Train Your Dragon 3/26/2010 Adventure PG $217,581,231 27,576,835
4 Clash of the Titans 4/1/2010 Action PG-13 $163,214,888 20,686,298
5 The Last Airbender 7/1/2010 Adventure PG $131,772,187 16,701,164
6 Prince of Persia: Sands of Time 5/28/2010 Action PG-13 $90,759,676 11,503,127
7 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief 2/12/2010 Adventure PG $88,768,303 11,250,735
8 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 12/10/2010 Adventure PG $86,926,397 11,017,287
9 Paranormal Activity 2 10/22/2010 Horror R $84,660,648 10,730,120
10 The Sorcerer's Apprentice 7/14/2010 Adventure PG $63,150,991 8,003,927
11 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4/30/2010 Horror R $63,075,011 7,994,298
12 The Wolfman 2/12/2010 Horror R $62,189,884 7,882,115
13 Tooth Fairy 1/22/2010 Adventure PG $60,022,256 7,607,384
14 The Lovely Bones 12/11/2009 Drama PG-13 $43,731,131 5,542,602
15 Legion 1/22/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $40,168,080 5,091,011
16 Devil 9/17/2010 Horror PG-13 $33,679,655 4,268,651
17 Gulliver's Travels 12/25/2010 Adventure PG $27,454,506 3,479,659
18 Case 39 10/1/2010 Horror R $13,261,851 1,680,843
19 Let Me In 10/1/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $12,134,935 1,538,015
20 The Twilight Saga: New Moon 11/20/2009 Drama PG-13 $8,668,979 1,098,730
21 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus 12/25/2009 Adventure PG-13 $6,659,786 844,079
22 Orlando 1/1/1992 Drama PG-13 $5,367,945 680,347
23 The Twilight Saga: Twilight/New Moon Combo 6/29/2010 PG-13 $2,385,237 302,311
24 Where the Wild Things Are 10/16/2009 Adventure PG $666,976 84,534
25 Disney's A Christmas Carol 11/6/2009 Drama PG $411,946 52,211
26 Arthur and the War of Two Worlds 11/5/2015 Adventure PG $347,136 43,996
27 Enter the Void 9/24/2010 Drama Not Rated $337,997 42,838
28 The Exorcist 12/26/1973 Horror R $235,134 29,802
29 Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale 12/3/2010 Comedy R $215,430 27,304
30 Rosencrantz and Guildenstein are Undead 6/4/2010 Comedy Not Rated $70,563 8,943
31 Paranormal Activity 9/25/2009 Horror R $64,214 8,139
32 Gedo Senki (Tales from Earthsea) 8/13/2010 Adventure PG-13 $48,658 6,167
33 Nine Nation Animation 9/29/2010 Multiple Genres Not Rated $15,651 1,983
34 The Box 11/6/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $6,301 799
35 Midnight Reckoning 9/10/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $5,673 719
36 Heartless 11/19/2010 Horror Not Rated $3,697 468
Total Gross of All Movies$1,925,787,278
Total Tickets Sold244,079,497

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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