14 December 2010 673 Views

Twitter Announces 10 Most Tweeted Films of 2010

by Alex Gerage

While I find that end of the year top ten lists can get monotonous after a while, I’m always intrigued by analytical lists, which are backed by numbers, not opinion. Quenching my analytical thirst, Twitter has compiled their most popular trending topics into categorized top ten lists, including one for the most tweeted movies of 2010. Check out the list and see why one film’s inclusion just doesn’t make sense after the jump.

You can view all of Twitter’s top ten lists at Twitter 2010: Year in Review, but we have included their top ten most tweeted films below:

1. Inception (#3 overall)
2. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (#9 overall)
3. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
4. Despicable Me
5. The Karate Kid
6. The Last Airbender
7. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
8. The Expendables
9. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
10. Paranormal Activity 2


There aren’t too many surprises on this list, as most of the films had great box office performances. According to BoxOfficeMojo, seven of the ten films on the list grossed over $100 million, while Paranormal Activity 2 and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader each finished number one at the box office on their opening weekends.





The lone anomaly of the list of course,  is Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Despite being the third most tweeted movie, Scott Pilgrim had a disappointing domestic gross of $31.5 million. While I am certainly not arguing that trending power on Twitter correlates to box office success, a film that failed to capitalize on undeniable word of mouth continues to confound me. Did director Edgar Wright and series creator Bryan Lee O’Malley’s active Twitter presence create a false sense of hype? Were all of the tweets about the film negative, and drove people away from the theater? I doubt it, but this list is a good reminder that word of mouth buzz doesn’t always guarantee box office success, which is particularly disappointing in this case, because Scott Pilgrim was a darn good film.


If you have any thoughts of this top ten list, or where Scott Pilgrim went wrong, be sure to include them in our comments section.



New

PolitFlix Podcast Episode 4: Dave Bond and James Murphy talk Terminator, Arnie, Avatar, James Cameron, Bond 25, Star Wars, Masculinity, Mortality and Magical Movie Muses
14 September 2017
PolitFlix Podcast Episode 4: Dave Bond and James Murphy talk Terminator, Arnie, Avatar, James Cameron, Bond 25, Star Wars, Masculinity, Mortality and Magical Movie Muses

May interest You

Spider Man : Homecoming is a Solid and Fun Comic Book Adventure, offering Lessons in Growing Up via a Third Way Political Optimism at Heart
25 July 2017
Spider Man : Homecoming is a Solid and Fun Comic Book Adventure, offering Lessons in Growing Up via a Third Way Political Optimism at Heart
Donald Trump on Golden Globes GoldenEye On Golden Pond and Golden…….
12 January 2017
Donald Trump on Golden Globes GoldenEye On Golden Pond and Golden…….
Harry Potter The Good The Bad The Meh The Inspired Genius The Legacy The Future of the Franchise and the Cars
28 November 2016
Harry Potter The Good The Bad The Meh The Inspired Genius The Legacy The Future of the Franchise and the Cars

Popular

Jake’s Corner
30 July 2017
Jake’s Corner
Johan Glans – World Tour of Skåne
30 July 2017
Johan Glans – World Tour of Skåne

Tags