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Global summer box-office winners in 2010

2010-08-12 08:16:14 GMT2010-08-12 16:16:14 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The poster of "Toy Story 3"

The poster of "Shrek Forever After"

The poster of "Eclipse"

The poster of "Iron Man 2"

The poster of movie "Inception"

The poster of "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time"

A still from "Robin Hood"

Children's movies always dominate global box office of summer vacation every year. Two sequels animations Pixar's "Toy Story 3" and Dreamworks' "Shrek Forever After" swept cinemas around the world as expected. However, some surprisingly grown-up films, like Inception, still performed well.

Forbes.com used data from Box Office Mojo to compile a list of the top 10 highest-grossing summer films at the box office worldwide.

Here's a look

No. 1 "Toy Story 3"

Income: 895 million U.S. dollars

It has become Pixar's biggest earner of all time.

The poster of "Shrek Forever After"

No. 2 "Shrek Forever After"

Income: 663 million U.S. dollars

No. 3 "Eclipse"

Income: 650 million U.S. dollars

No. 4 "Iron Man 2"

Income: 622 million U.S. dollars

No. 5 "Inception"

Income: 478 million U.S. dollars

No. 6 "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time"

Income: 327 million U.S. dollars

No. 7 "Robin Hood"

Income: 310 million U.S. dollars

No. 8 "Sex and the City 2"

Income: 284 million U.S. dollars

No. 9 "The Karate Kid"

Income: 268 million U.S. dollars

No. 10 "Despicable Me"

Income: 253 million U.S. dollars

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