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Robert Downey Jr's 'Ironman 2' made it onto the list of big earners

Top box office earners of 2010

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Robert Downey Jr's 'Ironman 2' made it onto the list of big earners

The movies still seem to be one of the most popular entertainment choice for most Americans with a total box office $10 billion in U.S. ticket sales. Here is a look at the top 25 box office earners of 2010 with a countdown from 25 to number 1 including their best quotes.

25. “Sex and the City 2” (Warner Bros.)
Total gross $95,347,692
Best quote: “You’re on a camel in the middle of the Arabian desert. If you’re not having a hot flash, you’re dead.” — Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker)

24. “Due Date” (Warner Bros.)
Total gross: $97,555,582
Best quote: “I’m sorry I spat on your dog. I have no recollection of that.” — Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.)

23. “Date Night” (Fox)
Total gross: $98,711,404
Best quote: “He turned the gun sideways! That’s a kill shot!” — Phil Foster (Steve Carrell)

22. “The Expendables” (Lionsgate)
Total gross: $103,068,524
Best quote: “You look nervous.” — Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone)

21. “Robinhood” (Universal)
Total gross: $105,269,730
Best quote: “If you’re building for the future, you need to keep your foundations strong, laws of the land enslave the people to a king who demands loyalty but offers nothing in return, I’ve been to the South of France, Palestine and back, you build a kingdom the same way you build a cathedral from the ground up!” — Robin Longstride (Russell Crowe)

20.  “Vanentine’s Day” (Warner Bros.)
Total gross: $110,485,654
Best quote: “My closest relationship is with my Blackberry. Thank god it vibrates!” — Kara Monahan (Jessica Biel)

19. “Jackass 3d” (Paramount)
Total gross: $116,884,168
Best quote: [dressed as Santa Claus] Santa did have a few drinks last night, so this ain’t gonna feel too good. — Johnny Knoxville

18. “Salt” (Sony Pictures)
Total gross: $118,311,368
Best quote: “Let me guess, you’re one of those people who thinks everyone is who they say they are?” Evelyn Salt (Angelina Jolie)

17. “The Other Guys” (Sony pictures)
Total gross: $119,219,978
Best quote: “The sound of your piss hitting the urinal, it sounds feminine. If we were in the wild, I would attack you. Even if you weren’t in my food chain, I would go out of my way to attack you. If I were a lion and you were a tuna, I would swim out in the middle of the ocean and freakin eat you!” — Terry Hoitz (Mark Wahlberg)

16. “Shutter Island” (Paramount)
Total gross: $128,012,934
Best quote: “We gotta get off this rock, Chuck.” — Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio)

15. “The Last Airbender” (Paramount)
Total gross: $131,601,062
Best quote: “It was not by chance that for generations people have been searching for him, and now you have found him. Your destinies are tied, Zuko.” — Uncle Iroh (Shaun Toub)

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)

13.“Megamind” (Dreamworks)
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)

6.“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1”(Warner Bros.)
Total gross: $267,809,000
Best quote: “Dobby has no master. Dobby is a free elf, and Dobby has come to save Harry Potter and his friends!” — Dobby

5. “Inception” (Warner Bros.)
Total gross: $292,523,000
Best quote: “Eventually, she tells me the truth that she was possessed by an idea, just one simple idea that changed everything. That our world wasn’t real and in order to get back to the reality, we’ll have to kill ourselves.” — Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio)

4. “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” (Summit Entertainment)
Total gross: $300,531,751
Best quote: “This wasn’t a choice between you and Jacob. It was between who I should be and who I am. I’ve always felt out of step. Like literally stumbling through my life. I’ve never felt normal, because I’m not normal, and I don’t wanna be. I’ve had to face death and loss and pain in your world, but I’ve also never felt stronger, like more real, more myself, because it’s my world too. It’s where I belong.” — Bella (Kristen Stewart)

3. “Iron Man 2” (Paramount)
Total gross: $312,128,345
Best quote: “Well, you can forget it. I am Iron Man. The suit and I are one. To turn over the Iron Man suit would be to turn over myself, which is tantamount to indentured servitude or prostitution, depending on what state you’re in. You can’t have it.” — Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.)

2. “Alice in Wonderland”  (Disney)
Total gross: $334,191,110
Best quote: “There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of wonder, mystery, and danger! Some say to survive it, you need to be as mad as a hatter. Which luckily I am!” — the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp)

1.“Toy Story 3” (Disney)
Total gross: $334,191,110
Best quote: “Now Woody, he’s been my pal for as long as I can remember. He’s brave, like a cowboy should be. And kind, and smart. But the thing that makes Woody special, is he’ll never give up on you… ever. He’ll be there for you, no matter what.” — Andy (voiced by John Morris)
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