Top Movies of 2010


The top movies of 2010 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

1. Inception

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Action/Mystery
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Marion Cotillard, Cillian Murphy, Ken Watanabe
Plot: Dom Cobb is the best at what he does: he enters peoples minds in the dream state and steals the valuable assets hidden inside the mind. This has made him incredibly popular in corporate espionage, but at the expense of having an semblance of a normal life. Now Cobb is given one last job - not to steal, but plant an idea, if he succeeds, he just may escape the game forever, but first he must succeed.

2. Toy Story 3

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.3 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Adventure
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Lee Unkrich
Actors: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, John Ratzenberger, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, Ned Beatty
Plot: In this third installment of the Toy Story series, when owner Andy heads off to college, he decides to drop his toys off at a day-care center.

3. How to Train Your Dragon

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
Actors: Gerard Butler, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Kristen Wiig
Plot: Based on the book by Cressida Cowell. Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III is the son of a powerful Viking chief, but is no hero. To prove his courage he seeks out the biggest, meanest dragon... only to end up with an surly, toothless runt of a dragon.

4. The King's Speech

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Historical
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tom Hooper
Actors: Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce, Colin Firth, Timothy Spall, Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Rush
Plot: After his brother abdicates the throne young "Bertie" assumes his place as king, but his stuttering speech lead many to believe he is unfit for the position. Utilizing the talents of speech therapist Lionel Logue, whose unique techniques help him overcome his stuttering, King George VI emerges as a great leader.

5. Despicable Me

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Family
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, Sergio Pablos
Actors: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Elsie Fisher, Miranda Cosgrove
Plot: The truly despicable Gru is used to getting what he wants and now he has his sights set on the moon. Trouble arises for his plan when a trio of orphan girls disrupts his life.

6. Shutter Island

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Martin Scorsese
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Emily Mortimer, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow
Plot: US Marshal Teddy Daniels is sent to Boston's Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital to investigate a patient's disappearance. Long seeking to get to the island for personal reasons, his promising investigation is halted by the hospital blocking records. With a twisted doctor running things, and a hurricane looming, Daniels soon begins to question the real reason why he's there.

7. Tangled

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard
Actors: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Ron Perlman, M.C. Gainey, Jeffrey Tambor
Plot: Rapunzel has lived her life in a tower, but a passing bandit catches her eye and she finally leaves tower life behind to track him down.

8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Adventure/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: David Yates
Actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes
Plot: As Voldemort consolidates his power, Harry, Hermione and Ron leave Hogwarts behind to begin their own quest to finish Dumbledore's mission to find and destroy the horcruxes.

9. The Social Network

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Historical
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: David Fincher
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, Joseph Mazzello, Andrew Garfield, Armie Hammer, Patrick Mapel
Plot: Follows the exploits of Harvard sophomore Mark Zuckenberg, Sean Parker and Eduardo Saverin as they create Facebook, which has since become the web's most popular social network.

10. Black Swan

Year of Release: 2010
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Actors: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey , Winona Ryder, Benjamin Millepied
Plot: At the New York City ballet a veteran dancer and an impressive upstart compete for the lead role in Swan Lake - but in this competitive world, finding the balance between light and dark can take its toll.

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