Top box office earners of 2010
14. “Tangled” (Disney)
Total gross: $132,369,375
Best quote: “I can’t believe I did this. I can’t believe I did this! Mother would be so furious. That’s OK though, I mean what she doesn’t know won’t kill her. Oh my gosh. This would kill her. This is so fun! I, am a horrible daughter. I’m going back. I am never going back! I am a despicable human being. Woo-hoo! Best. Day. Ever! [Sobs]” — Rapunzel (voice of Mandy Moore)
Total gross: $142,025,547
Best quote: “Here’s my day so far: went to jail, lost the girl of my dreams and got my butt kicked pretty good. Still, things could be a lot worse. Oh, that’s right… I’m falling to my death. Guess they can’t.” — Megamind (voiced by Will Ferrell)
12.“Grown Ups” (Sony Pictures)
Total gross: $162,001,186
Best quote: “We needed to be here. Our kids were turning into snotty, spoiled, little… This is what we needed.” — Lenny Feder (Adam Sandler)
11.“Clash of the Titans” (Warner Bros.)
Total gross: $163,214,888
Best quote: “I know we’re all afraid. But my father told me: someday, someone was gonna have take a stand. Someday, someone was gonna have to say enough! This could be that day. Trust your senses. And don’t look this bitch in the eye.” — Perseus
10. “The Karate Kid” (Sony Pictures)
Total gross: $176,591,618
Best quote: “You have taught me very important lesson, Xiao Dre. Life will knock us down, but we can choose whether or not to stand back up.” — Mr. Han (Jackie Chan)
9. “How to Train Your Dragon” (Dreamworks)
Total gross: $217,581,231
Best quote: “This is Berk. It snows nine months out of the year, and hails the other three. What little food grows here is tough and tasteless. The people that grow here, even more so. The only upside are the pets. While other places have ponies, or parrots… we have dragons.” — Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel)
8. “Shrek Forever After” (Dreamworks)
Total gross: $238,395,990
Best quote: “Okay, I know you don’t remember me but we’re married, and at the birthday party with some pigs and a puppet, the villagers and this boy kept saying ‘do the roar! do the roar!’ Then I punched the cake that the pigs ate, and the next thing I knew, my donkey fell in your waffle hole.” — Shrek (voiced by Mike Myers)
7.“Despicable Me” (Universal)
Total gross: $250,588,005
Best quote: "[reading book] “Three little kittens love to play. They had fun in the sun all day. Then their mother came out and said, ‘Time for kittens to go to bed.’[looks up]
Wow, this is garbage. You actually like this?” — Gru (voiced by Steve Carell)
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