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IFTA Announces Top Indies of 2010

24 Feb, 2011 By: Billy Gil


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The Independent Film & Television Alliance, or IFTA, has announced the worldwide box office grosses for the top 50 independent films of 2010.

Foreign films accounted for more than one-third of the total globally. This is the first time IFTA compiled the list, based on data from Rentrak Box Office Essentials.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse topped the list, with $562.8 million worldwide. Thirty-seven English-language films made the list.

“The talent and imagination of the independent film industry is evident throughout the world,” IFTA President-CEO Jean Prewitt said.
 

2010 TOP 50 INDEPENDENT FILMS

(Worldwide Box Office Gross)

 

Rank

Title

Language

Worldwide

Box Office

1

TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE

English

 $  562,772,794

2

RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE

English

 $  270,702,775

3

THE EXPENDABLES

English

 $  228,474,879

4

RED

English

 $  160,645,569

5

THE BOOK OF ELI

English

 $  158,460,168

6

STEP UP 3D

English

 $  155,259,499

7

THE TOURIST

English

 $  126,492,009

8

SAW 3D

English

 $  122,660,096

9

KARIGURASHI NO ARRIETTY

(THE BORROWER ARRIETTY)

Japanese

 $  114,146,003

10

DEAR JOHN

English

 $  112,150,467

11

KICK-ASS

English

 $    95,609,990

12

UMIZARU: THE LAST MESSAGE

Japanese

 $    95,469,952

13

KILLERS

English

 $    91,408,598

14

NANNY MCPHEE RETURNS

English

 $    89,832,550

15

ODORU DAISOSASEN 3 (BAYSIDE SHAKEDOWN 3)

Japanese

 $    83,204,093

16

EDGE OF DARKNESS

English

 $    81,208,697

17

GULLIVER'S TRAVELS

English

 $    80,770,446

18

LETTERS TO JULIET

English

 $    79,135,982

19

PIRANHA 3D

English

 $    69,449,994

20

LEGION

English

 $    65,675,885

21

THE LAST EXORCISM

English

 $    64,853,785

22

HOT TUB TIME MACHINE

English

 $    63,457,446

23

THE GHOST WRITER

English

 $    62,047,590

24

THE AMERICAN

English

 $    62,039,378

25

TROPA DE ELITE 2 (ELITE SQUAD 2)

Portuguese

 $    61,534,032

26

TYLER PERRY'S WHY DID I GET MARRIED TOO

English

 $    60,631,493

27

SKYLINE

English

 $    58,749,662

28

REMEMBER ME

English

 $    56,506,120

29

FROM PARIS WITH LOVE

English

 $    53,139,168

30

THE FIGHTER

English

 $    51,012,572

31

DAYBREAKERS

English

 $    50,590,794

32

DEATH AT A FUNERAL

English

 $    48,977,233

33

THE SWITCH

English

 $    48,322,702

34

LE PETITS MOUCHOIRS (LITTLE WHITE LIES)

French

 $    47,312,277

35

POCKET MONSTERS DIAMOND AND PEARL THE MOVIE: PHANTOM RULER: ZOROARK

Japanese

 $    46,497,001

36

THE SPY NEXT DOOR

English

 $    44,117,662

37

NINE

English

 $    43,865,872

38

SAMMY'S ADVENTURES: THE SECRET PASSAGE

English

 $    43,810,300

39

KOKUHAKU (CONFESSIONS)

Japanese

 $    43,505,566

40

MACHETE

English

 $    42,813,650

41

SP: THE MOTION PICTURE

Japanese

 $    42,154,480

42

ALPHA AND OMEGA

English

 $    42,131,174

43

BENVENUTI AL SUD

Italian

 $    41,483,723

44

NODAME CANTABILE THE MOVIE 2

Japanese

 $    39,756,729

45

FOR COLORED GIRLS

English

 $    37,724,730

46

L’ARNACOEUR (HEARTBREAKER)

French

 $    37,667,759

47

BROOKLYN'S FINEST

English

 $    37,563,547

48

SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO

Japanese

 $    37,109,671

49

DETECTIVE CONAN: THE RAVEN CHASER

Japanese

 $    36,996,205

50

THE NEXT THREE DAYS

English

 $    36,436,774

 

Source: IFTA Research analysis of Rentrak Box Office Essentials data

 

 

 



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