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Toy Story 3 tops 2010 box office

Toy Story 3
Image caption Toy Story 3 is voiced by stars including Joan Cusack, Tim Allen and Tom Hanks

Toy Story 3 was the top-grossing film at the box office in the UK and Ireland in 2010 taking £73.8m, figures released by Screen International show.

The Disney-Pixar animation, also the top film in North America last year, beat Avatar into second place.

James Cameron's 3D film took £67m and was followed by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One, with £48.7m.

Alice in Wonderland, starring Johnny Depp, was fourth with £42.2m, while Inception was fifth with £35.8m.

The rest of the year's top 10 is dominated by sequels with the fourth full-length Shrek animation - Forever After - taking £32.3m, in sixth place.

Vampire sequel The Twilight Sage: Eclipse was the seventh highest-grossing film, with £29.7m, followed by Sex and the City Two, with £21.6m, and Iron Man 2, with £21.2m.

The top 10 for 2010 is rounded out by fantasy remake Clash of the Titans, starring Sam Worthington, which took £20.2m.

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