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'Toy Story 3' highest-earning film of 2010

Thursday, December 30, 2010

On the big screen, 2010 has been a year of animation domination.

Worldwide, four out of the 10 highest-grossing movies this year were animated.

Disney's "Toy Story 3" wasn't just this year's top-grossing film. It became the highest-grossing animated film of all time with $1.06 billion.

Disney is first studio ever to have two films in one year that crossed the $1 billion mark.

"Alice in Wonderland" enchanted audiences enough to make it the second highest-grossing film, earning $1.02 billion.

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" made it to number three on the box office list for 2010, despite having been in theaters for about six weeks. So far, it's taken in $831 million

"Inception" was the fourth-highest grossing film of the year, with an $825 million take.

The fifth-biggest film was the animated sequel, "Shrek Forever After," which had a final total of $737 million.

The world is apparently filled with "Twilight" fans. They helped the third film in the saga, "Eclipse," to $693 million in earnings.

Rounding out the top 10 for the year:

"Iron Man 2" with $622 million

"Despicable Me" with $539 Million

"How to Train Your Dragon" with $494 million

"Clash of the Titans" with $493 million

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