Australian Box Office For 2012

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1The Avengers$48,080,384627$54,385,465Apr 25Walt Disney Pictures
2The Dark Knight Rises$44,179,096628$44,179,096Jul 19Warner Bros.
3Skyfall$39,024,770585$49,976,352Nov 22Sony Pictures Releasing
4Ted$35,533,809411$35,533,809Jul 5Universal Pictures International (UPI)
5The Hunger Games$32,624,716471$32,624,716Mar 22Roadshow Films
6The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$28,903,573655$29,891,454Nov 15Hoyts Distribution
7Ice Age 4: Continental Drift$27,219,834564$28,621,749Jun 2720th Century Fox International
8Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted$25,218,449532$25,567,458Sep 13Paramount Pictures International
9The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel$20,989,638270$21,226,137Mar 2220th Century Fox International
10Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows$20,937,613388$20,998,519Jan 5Roadshow Films
11Snow White and the Huntsman$20,925,072380$20,952,675Jun 21Universal Pictures International (UPI)
12Taken 2$20,093,542367$20,229,474Oct 420th Century Fox International
13Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked$18,709,622368$20,341,322Jan 120th Century Fox International
14Prometheus$18,283,923469$18,720,677Jun 720th Century Fox International
15Men in Black 3$17,740,460596$17,740,460May 24Sony Pictures Releasing
16Brave$16,161,810425$17,233,959Jun 21Walt Disney Pictures
17The Descendants$15,945,672229$15,947,488Jan 1220th Century Fox International
18The Amazing Spider-Man$15,922,387581$17,924,071Jul 4Sony Pictures Releasing
19The Lorax$15,495,500507$15,706,029Mar 29Universal Pictures International (UPI)
20American Reunion$15,369,036330$15,421,131Apr 5Universal Pictures International (UPI)
2121 Jump Street$15,066,726300$15,137,068Mar 15Sony Pictures Releasing
22The Sapphires$14,464,545280$14,731,504Aug 9Entertainment One
23The Adventures of Tintin$13,131,147448$16,130,802Dec 26Paramount Pictures International
24The Dictator$12,850,275346$13,677,431May 17Paramount Pictures International
25Magic Mike$12,658,820333$12,971,168Jul 26Roadshow Films
26The Bourne Legacy$12,426,098435$12,787,993Aug 16Universal Pictures International (UPI)
27Hotel Transylvania$12,352,675465$9,033,491Sep 20Sony Pictures Releasing
28Looper$12,098,221277$12,098,221Sep 27Roadshow Films
29The Vow$11,429,633229$11,654,152Feb 9Sony Pictures Releasing
30Argo$10,853,760354$12,724,841Oct 25Warner Bros.
31Hugo$10,813,316396$10,813,316Jan 12Paramount Pictures International
32Dark Shadows$10,667,700369$10,667,700May 10Roadshow Films
33Battleship$10,194,275369$10,194,275Apr 12Universal Pictures International (UPI)
34The Muppets$9,942,213300$10,080,813Jan 12Walt Disney Pictures
35Safe House$9,011,340234$9,017,159Feb 9Universal Pictures International (UPI)
36The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo$8,726,388257$8,870,177Jan 12Sony Pictures Releasing
37The Expendables 2$8,490,452281$8,490,452Aug 30Roadshow Films
38Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days$8,323,755249$8,452,341Sep 2020th Century Fox International
39Chronicle$8,024,267192$8,024,267Feb 220th Century Fox International
40What to Expect When You're Expecting$7,952,977305$8,022,918May 31Roadshow Films
41Paranormal Activity 4$7,820,106321$7,873,919Oct 18Paramount Pictures International
42Journey 2: The Mysterious Island$7,518,548351$7,518,548Jan 19Warner Bros.
43John Carter$7,376,500410$7,376,500Mar 8Walt Disney Pictures
44This Means War$7,345,720242$8,377,261Feb 1720th Century Fox International
45Titanic
2012 3D Release
$7,220,497185$7,220,497Apr 520th Century Fox International
46Pitch Perfect$7,176,329329$13,012,944Dec 6Universal Pictures International (UPI)
47War Horse$6,861,977242$10,922,401Dec 26Walt Disney Pictures
48Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy$6,828,236144$6,919,623Jan 19Universal Pictures International (UPI)
49Underworld: Awakening$6,498,996214$6,498,996Jan 26Sony Pictures Releasing
50Tower Heist$6,419,681252$10,852,306Dec 26Universal Pictures International (UPI)
51The Iron Lady$6,397,778181$10,627,254Dec 26Icon Film Distribution
52The Five-Year Engagement$6,341,076276$6,353,823May 3Universal Pictures International (UPI)
53The Lucky One$6,318,828242$6,517,924Apr 19Roadshow Films
54Happy Feet Two$6,301,648465$11,082,388Dec 26Roadshow Films
55Total Recall$6,284,706344$6,374,255Aug 23Sony Pictures Releasing
56Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol$6,210,027414$18,954,599Dec 15Paramount Pictures International
57Mirror Mirror$6,097,147242$6,097,147Mar 29Roadshow Films
58The Watch$5,992,539225$5,992,539Sep 1320th Century Fox International
59The Pirates! Band of Misfits$5,951,565425$6,254,136Apr 5Sony Pictures Releasing
60Kath & Kimderella$5,948,067285$6,150,771Sep 6Roadshow Films
61The Campaign$5,765,136229$5,765,136Aug 9Warner Bros.
62Wrath of the Titans$5,607,623337$5,607,623Mar 29Warner Bros.
63Contraband$5,513,568219$5,578,127Feb 23Universal Pictures International (UPI)
64Step Up Revolution$5,470,538370$5,501,601Aug 2Universal Pictures International (UPI)
65A Few Best Men$5,289,084244$5,401,857Jan 26Icon Film Distribution
66The Intouchables$5,120,921121$6,041,887Oct 25Roadshow Films
67Hope Springs$4,641,895275$4,689,511Aug 23Roadshow Films
68Project X$4,450,311222$4,450,311Mar 1Warner Bros.
69Salmon Fishing in the Yemen$4,434,01696$4,438,468Apr 5Roadshow Films
70The Artist$4,284,165154$3,181,998Feb 2Roadshow Films
71We Bought a Zoo$4,186,096235$7,755,984Dec 2620th Century Fox International
72Mental$4,097,703269$4,097,703Oct 4Universal Pictures International (UPI)
73Resident Evil: Retribution$3,981,915296$3,981,915Sep 13Sony Pictures Releasing
74That's My Boy$3,898,110226$3,903,012Jun 14Sony Pictures Releasing
75Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
2012 3D Release
$3,891,001186$3,891,001Feb 920th Century Fox International
76The Three Stooges$3,620,527207$3,666,290Jun 2120th Century Fox International
77Rock of Ages$3,603,602302$3,603,602Jun 14Warner Bros.
78Savages$2,831,386201$2,841,292Oct 18Universal Pictures International (UPI)
79Arbitrage$2,788,170166$2,788,170Sep 27Madman Entertainment
80Bachelorette$2,713,930197$2,713,930Nov 1Entertainment One
81The Perks of Being a Wallflower$2,680,411182$3,399,975Nov 29Roadshow Films
82Rise of the Guardians$2,652,551520$13,767,196Dec 13Paramount Pictures International
83My Week with Marilyn$2,624,45483$2,741,489Feb 17Roadshow Films
84Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter$2,501,475366$2,535,303Aug 220th Century Fox International
85The Grey$2,428,624153$2,428,624Feb 17Icon Film Distribution
86Part of Me$2,420,249252$3,037,262Jul 2Paramount Pictures International
87Puss in Boots$2,395,657512$15,642,773Dec 8Paramount Pictures International
88The Way
2010 Re-release
$2,221,45257$2,287,668Apr 26Umbrella Entertainment
89Lawless$2,126,979211$2,126,979Oct 11Roadshow Films
90Seven Psychopaths$2,116,161186$2,116,161Nov 8Entertainment One
91End of Watch$2,021,836191$2,021,836Nov 1Roadshow Films
92Dredd$2,008,370198$2,008,370Oct 25Icon Film Distribution
93Frankenweenie$1,975,224213$2,086,236Oct 25Walt Disney Pictures
94J. Edgar$1,969,31190$2,037,881Jan 26Warner Bros.
95Margin Call$1,800,71857$1,837,529Mar 15Becker Film Group
96Moonrise Kingdom$1,799,97857$1,835,974Aug 30Universal Pictures International (UPI)
97The Devil Inside$1,692,231169$1,692,231Mar 1Paramount Pictures International
98Ruby Sparks$1,688,776211$1,696,435Sep 2020th Century Fox International
99Killing Them Softly$1,675,946165$1,688,061Oct 11Hoyts Distribution
100Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance$1,626,802239$1,626,802Mar 15Warner Bros.
101A Royal Affair$1,562,26357$1,571,713Jun 21Madman Entertainment
102Hysteria$1,536,79079$1,537,574Jul 12Entertainment One
103To Rome with Love$1,472,80593$1,570,234Oct 18Entertainment One
104Any Questions for Ben?$1,460,317235$1,533,130Feb 9Roadshow Films
105Wish You Were Here$1,419,89949$1,471,571Apr 26Entertainment One
106Housos vs. Authority$1,357,911152$1,386,692Nov 1Paramount Pictures International
107The Darkest Hour$1,297,532156$1,317,231Jan 1920th Century Fox International
108New Year's Eve$1,256,611336$10,915,837Dec 8Roadshow Films
109The Sessions$1,209,46466$1,221,301Nov 820th Century Fox International
110Here Comes the Boom$1,193,496162$1,193,496Dec 6Sony Pictures Releasing
111A Separation$1,190,15034$1,330,987Mar 1Entertainment One
112Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close$1,181,041101$1,256,486Feb 23Warner Bros.
113Safe$1,149,674140$1,149,674May 10Icon Film Distribution
114Red Dawn$1,134,023156$1,134,023Nov 29Roadshow Films
115Monsieur Lazhar$1,089,58733$1,391,431Aug 30Palace Films
116The Secret of the Gods$1,055,063139$1,120,244Sep 20Walt Disney Pictures
117Finding Nemo
2012 3D Release
$982,520189$982,520Aug 30Walt Disney Pictures
118A Dangerous Method$947,27150$959,812Mar 29Paramount Pictures International
119Friends with Kids$946,511151$1,039,888Jun 7Roadshow Films
120One for the Money$920,752147$920,752Feb 17Roadshow Films
121Man on a Ledge$818,210149$818,210Feb 2Hoyts Distribution
122Alex Cross$808,245165$808,245Nov 8Hoyts Distribution
123Bait$804,519283$806,005Sep 20Paramount Pictures International
124The Woman in Black$790,208168$791,209May 17Roadshow Films
125The Rum Diary$778,99567$837,911Mar 1520th Century Fox International
126Act of Valor$763,440151$763,440May 3Roadshow Films
127Bel Ami$752,527100$752,757May 24Entertainment One
128Nitro Circus: The Movie$709,80886$709,808Nov 15Universal Pictures International (UPI)
129Talaash$666,31823$666,318Nov 29Mind Blowing Films
130The Women on the 6th Floor$649,57527$1,660,005Dec 8Palace Films
131Fun Size$644,021184$644,021Nov 29Paramount Pictures International
132Take This Waltz$625,36726$632,761Jun 14Entertainment One
133Young Adult$567,76158$567,761Jan 19Paramount Pictures International
134Killer Elite$564,829108$564,829Feb 23Walt Disney Pictures
135Get the Gringo$561,368152$561,368May 31Icon Film Distribution
136Ek Tha Tiger$555,99723$631,673Aug 16Mind Blowing Films
137Gone$541,190140$541,190Feb 23Entertainment One
138StreetDance 2
2012 Re-release
$533,567139$535,930Apr 19Hoyts Distribution
139The Master$530,35623$556,568Nov 8Roadshow Films
140Jab Tak Hai Jaan$525,83626$676,387Nov 15Mind Blowing Films
141Bernie$515,35429$515,354Aug 16Madman Entertainment
142Housefull 2$479,95417$479,954Apr 5Eros Worldwide
143The Ides of March$464,85587$4,588,966Nov 24Roadshow Films
144Searching for Sugar Man$449,99111$634,537Oct 4Madman Entertainment
145Not Suitable for Children$442,35942$495,760Jul 12Icon Film Distribution
146Hit and Run$422,578108$422,578Sep 6-
147Jatt & Juliet$405,2829$405,282Jun 28-
148Storm Surfers 3D$396,47136$428,323Aug 16Madman Entertainment
149Headhunters$385,51839$420,230Mar 8Rialto Distribution
150Shame$380,27030$380,366Feb 9Paramount Pictures International
151The Man with the Iron Fists$377,42647$384,769Dec 6Universal Pictures International (UPI)
152Carry on Jatta$369,76920$369,769Jul 26-
153Where Do We Go Now?$369,32225$369,392Jun 28Entertainment One
154Paul Kelly - Stories of Me$368,4457$375,661Oct 18Madman Entertainment
155Margaret$347,89210$354,500Jun 1420th Century Fox International
156Bol Bachchan$315,21822$315,218Jul 520th Century Fox International
157Cocktail$310,38016$310,380Jul 12Eros Worldwide
158Barfi!$303,34515$303,345Sep 13Mind Blowing Films
159Beasts of the Southern Wild$299,49425$353,177Sep 13Icon Film Distribution
160Agneepath$297,47414$297,474Jan 26Eros Worldwide
161Elena$293,19517$365,651Jun 21Palace Films
162The Chef$292,69133$413,664Jun 14Icon Film Distribution
163Delicacy$281,05626$403,451May 3Paramount Pictures International
164Buried Secrets
2010 Re-release
$276,68126$425,696Apr 19Madman Entertainment
165Carnage$275,14024$343,371Mar 1Sony Pictures Releasing
166I Am Eleven$265,94916$333,355Jul 19-
167This Must Be the Place$264,87217$264,872Apr 5Entertainment One
168Trouble with the Curve$259,89285$259,892Dec 6Warner Bros.
169Beauty and the Beast
2012 3D Release
$257,503150$479,991May 3Walt Disney Pictures
170The Words$255,00776$256,421Oct 11Becker Film Group
171The Cabin in the Woods$251,8447$263,084Jun 14Roadshow Films
172The Door$248,77825$248,778Jul 19Rialto Distribution
173The Lady$235,17523$238,109Apr 19Roadshow Films
174The Raid: Redemption$233,67042$233,670Mar 22Madman Entertainment
175Your Sister's Sister$231,30723$231,307Sep 6Madman Entertainment
176Iron Sky$227,83445$234,229May 10Hoyts Distribution
177Le Havre$222,35119$319,593Mar 29Sharmill Films
178All Together$217,60713$284,301Jul 26Madman Entertainment
179Cosmopolis$212,73434$212,734Aug 2Icon Film Distribution
180Albert Nobbs$207,02428$413,404Dec 26-
181Paris-Manhattan$204,81622$628,145Dec 13Palace Films
182On the Road$191,89229$256,928Sep 27Icon Film Distribution
183The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1$187,447618$21,065,157Nov 16Hoyts Distribution
184Trishna$185,33330$185,333May 10Madman Entertainment
185The Skin I Live In$167,95921$395,065Dec 26Paramount Pictures International
186Mirza: The Untold Story$147,16714$147,167Apr 5Eros Worldwide
187Love Is All You Need$137,13232$555,061Dec 13Madman Entertainment
188English Vinglish$131,95911$131,959Oct 4Eros Worldwide
189Café de Flore$130,75819$179,067Apr 26Icon Film Distribution
190Exhibition on Screen: Leonardo from the National Gallery, London$129,34522$129,345Feb 17Sharmill Films
191Son of Sardaar$127,16128$217,360Nov 15Eros Worldwide
192Lan Kwai Fong 2$124,8907$124,890Aug 23-
193Agent Vinod$121,94016$121,940Mar 22Eros Worldwide
194The Deep Blue Sea$116,96915$181,082Apr 12Paramount Pictures International
195Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu$112,68215$112,682Feb 9Mind Blowing Films
196Midnight in Paris$112,362162$7,328,764Oct 20Entertainment One
197Back to 1942$108,8477$108,847Nov 29-
198Jesus Christ Superstar$105,65976$105,659Nov 8Universal Pictures International (UPI)
199Painted Skin: The Resurrection$104,8607$104,860Jun 28-
200The Metropolitan Opera HD Live: Verdi: La Traviata$104,76023$104,760May 10Sharmill Films