Bonus Content: 2010's Movies

Top 10 Movies of the 2010's

This section provides additional information on another are of focus within pop culture during the 2010's.

This is a top 10 list of the most successful and influential movies of the decade. As you will see not all movies are ranked solely on their box office success as some less successful films had a greater impact on society and culture during the 2010's.

Throughout this section, you will find the movie titles, a trailer or clip from each film, a film overview, the film's box office earnings, the production company, release date and the director to help identify influential producers and directors throughout the decades.

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#1 - Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

Release Date: December 18, 2015 Production Company: Lucasfilms / Bad Robot Productions

Director(s): J.J. Abrams

Earnings: $2,064,615,817

Overview: As a new threat to the galaxy rises, Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, must join Han Solo and Chewbacca to search for the one hope of restoring peace.

#2 - Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Release Date: April 26, 2019 Production Company: Marvel Studios / Walt Disney Productions

Director(s): Joe Russo, Anthony Russo

Earnings: $2,797,800,564

Overview: Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers -- Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner -- must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos -- the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe.

#3 - Black Panther (2018)

Release Date: February 16, 2018 Production Company: Marvel Studios / Walt Disney Productions

Director(s): Ryan Coogler

Earnings: $1,336,494,321

Overview: After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.

#4 - Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Release Date: April 23, 2018 Production Company: Marvel Studios

Director(s): Joe Russo, Anthony Russo

Earnings: $2,044,540,523

Overview: Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet -- the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment.

#5 - Jurassic World (2015)

Release Date: June 12, 2015 Production Company: Amblin Entertainment/ Universal Pictures / Legendary Entertainment / The Kennedy/Marshall Company

Director(s): Colin Trevorrow

Earnings: $1,669,979,967

Overview: Located off the coast of Costa Rica, the Jurassic World luxury resort provides a habitat for an array of genetically engineered dinosaurs, including the vicious and intelligent Indominus rex. When the massive creature escapes, it sets off a chain reaction that causes the other dinos to run amok. Now, it's up to a former military man and animal expert (Chris Pratt) to use his special skills to save two young brothers and the rest of the tourists from an all-out, prehistoric assault.

#6 - Marvel's The Avengers (2012)

Release Date: May 4, 2012 Production Company: Marvel Studios / Walt Disney Productions

Director(s): Joss Whedon

Earnings: $1,515,100,211

Overview: When Thor's evil brother, Loki (Tom Hiddleston), gains access to the unlimited power of the energy cube called the Tesseract, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), director of S.H.I.E.L.D., initiates a superhero recruitment effort to defeat the unprecedented threat to Earth. Joining Fury's "dream team" are Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner).

#7 - Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

Release Date: December 15, 2017 Production Company: Lucasfilms / Walt Disney Productions /Ram Bergman Productions

Director(s): Rian Johnson

Earnings: $1,331,635,141

Overview: Luke Skywalker's peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy.

#8 - Incredibles 2 (2018)

Release Date: June 15, 2018 Production Company: Pixar / Walt Disney Production

Director(s): Brad Bird

Earnings: $1,242,805,359

Overview: Telecommunications guru Winston Deavor enlists Elastigirl to fight crime and make the public fall in love with superheroes once again. That leaves Mr. Incredible with one of his greatest challenges ever -- staying home and taking care of three rambunctious children. As Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack offer him a new set of headaches, a cybercriminal named Screenslaver launches his dastardly plan -- hypnotizing the world through computer screens.

#9 - The Lion King (2019)

Release Date: July 19, 2019 Production Company: Walt Disney Productions / Fairview Entertainment

Director(s): Jon Favreau

Earnings: $1,654,367,425

Overview: Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother -- and former heir to the throne -- has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is soon ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. Now, with help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba must figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

#10 - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Release Date: December 16, 2016 Production Company: Lucasfilms

Director(s): Gareth Edwards

Earnings: $1,055,135,598

Overview: Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen becomes the Empire's lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station's plans for the Rebel Alliance.