2010 – the Year of the Animated Films

‘Toy Story 3’ tops the List of Highest-rated Films of 2010

1.Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3 is a 3D computer-animated film and is the third in the installment of the ‘Toy Story’ series. This film is a worthy conclusion of a trilogy with beautiful animation, brilliant vocal performances and a superbly crafted script. The No 1 movie worldwide which earned $1,063,100,000 at the box office of course strike a chord with grown-ups as well as with kids. In part 3, the toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it’s up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren’t abandoned and to return home.

2. Alice in Wonderland

Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, the only other film to make more than $1 billion. It also a computer-animated/live action fantasy adventure film. Written by Linda Woolverton, and released by Walt Disney Pictures, the film is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s 1865 fantasy novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Wasikowska plays the now nineteen-year-old Alice who, 13 years after her previous visit, returns for the first time as a young woman. She is told that she is the only one who can slay the Jabberwocky, a dragon-like creature controlled by the Red Queen who terrorizes Underland’s inhabitants.


3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1) is the first part of the last chapter in the Harry Potter saga directed by David Yates. The story following Harry Potter on a quest to find and destroy Lord Voldemort’s secret to immortality – the Horcruxes. The film is considered to the best in the series so far (as well as the darkest and most violent).


4.
Inception

Inception is a contemporary sci-fi actioner set within the architecture of the mind where one’s mind is the scene of the crime. It is a psychological thriller film about corporate raiders invading other people’s dreams which was written, produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. This summer blockbuster is a mind-bending thriller featured a complicated, fascinating plot and stunning action scenes. The film also taps into psychological phenomena like false memories and the introspection illusion.

5 – Shrek Forever After

Shrek Forever After, the fourth – and, blessedly, final – installment of the franchise, which, though an improvement on the execrable Shrek the Third, had very little to recommend it.


6.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, commonly referred to as Eclipse, is a 2010 American romantic vampire film based on Stephenie Meyer’s 2007 novel, Eclipse. It is the third installment of The Twilight Saga film series. As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.

7. Iron Man 2

Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film. In part 2, Tony Stark has revealed his identity as Iron Man and is resisting calls by the United States government to hand over the technology. Ivan Vanko has duplicated the technology and built weapons of his own, creating new challenges for Stark.


8.
Despicable Me

Despicable Me is a computer-animated 3D comedy film which tells the story is of a supervillain named Gru who plans to use three orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, only to find that their innocent love is profoundly changing him.


9.
How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon is again a computer-animated fantasy film based on the 2003 book of the same name How to Train Your Dragon. The story plots a hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed. The film grossed just under half a billion dollars and become DreamWorks Animation’s fifth most successful film in the United States.


10.
Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans is a 2010 fantasy film and remake of the 1981 film of the same name. As with the 1981 film, the story is very loosely based upon the Greek myth of Perseus.

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