Japanese Box Office For 2012

RankRelease Distributor GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease Date
1Brave Hearts: UmizaruToho $88,328,985450$91,331,832Jul 13
2Thermae RomaeToho $74,091,903323$74,091,903Apr 28
3The Bayside Shakedown the FinalToho $69,728,169452$72,834,411Sep 7
4Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) RedoThe Klockworx $58,119,825223$59,891,241Nov 17
5Wolf ChildrenToho $52,544,777381$52,544,777Jul 21
6One Piece Film: ZToei Company $51,471,959311$72,822,122Dec 15
7Resident Evil: RetributionSony Pictures Releasing $45,799,866775$48,340,948Sep 14
8Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles ~Animal Adventure~Toho $44,649,222359$44,649,222Mar 3
9Gekijouban Tenpesuto 3D
2012 Re-release
Toho $44,057,737357$44,057,737Jul 14
10Detective Conan: The Eleventh StrikerToho $41,439,875351$41,439,875Apr 14
11Always: Sunset on Third Street '64Toho $40,757,117473$40,757,117Jan 21
12Mission: Impossible - Ghost ProtocolParamount Pictures International $37,879,066637$69,695,185Dec 16
13Men in Black 3Toho-Towa $37,310,606981$38,912,742May 25
14The Amazing Spider-ManSony Pictures Releasing $35,171,0301,090$39,276,607Jun 30
15Rurouni Kenshin Part I: OriginsWarner Bros. $34,810,486327$36,798,585Aug 25
16The AvengersWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $33,972,602845$45,256,010Aug 17
17The Floating CastleToho $31,594,109328$31,967,471Nov 2
18SPEC: HeavenToho $29,023,960281$29,023,960Apr 7
19We Were There: True LoveToho $28,876,929297$28,876,929Mar 17
20Dark ShadowsWarner Bros. $27,084,868572$27,084,868May 19
21Lesson of the EvilToho $26,603,093309$25,936,949Nov 10
22SkyfallSony Pictures Releasing $24,846,401578$32,497,509Dec 1
23Liar Game: RebornToho $24,549,726318$24,549,726Mar 3
24Helter SkelterAsmik Ace Entertainment $24,231,554206$24,231,554Jul 14
25The Dark Knight RisesWarner Bros. $23,069,230546$24,115,087Jul 28
26Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedParamount Pictures International $23,041,272541$25,644,401Aug 1
27Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $22,772,632464$22,772,632Mar 10
28Hotaru the Movie: It's Only a Little Light in My LifeToho $22,720,794316$22,720,794Jun 9
29We Were There: True Love
2012 Re-release
Toho $20,762,157297$20,762,157Apr 21
30In Time20th Century Fox International $20,595,673427$21,565,348Feb 17
31Snow White and the HuntsmanToho-Towa $20,235,933572$21,172,247Jun 15
32The Wings of the KirinToho $19,773,978377$19,773,978Jan 28
33Until the Break of DawnToho $19,585,809307$19,585,809Oct 6
34Space BrothersToei Company $19,248,130322$19,248,130May 5
35Super Hero War: Kamen Rider vs. Super SentaiToei Company $18,973,831295$18,973,831Apr 21
36DearestToho $18,295,296339$26,697,025Aug 25
37The IntouchablesGAGA $18,136,785139$18,136,785Sep 1
38Road to Ninja: Naruto the MovieToho $17,278,965262$17,278,965Jul 28
39BattleshipToho-Towa $17,253,344549$18,128,606Apr 13
40Beyond OutrageWarner Bros. $16,995,152452$16,995,152Oct 6
41Sadako 3D-$16,862,420226$16,862,420May 12
42Prometheus20th Century Fox International $16,054,822768$21,816,409Aug 24
43A Chorus of AngelsToei Company $15,568,034331$15,568,034Nov 3
44Love for BeginnersToho $15,462,294301$19,499,312Dec 8
45The Girl with the Dragon TattooSony Pictures Releasing $15,046,938431$15,802,569Feb 10
46Robo JîToho $14,583,603278$14,583,603Jan 14
47The Eight RangersToho $14,013,405155$14,013,405Jul 28
48Puss in BootsParamount Pictures International $13,758,233520$13,758,233Mar 16
49Chronicle of My MotherShochiku $13,557,108223$13,557,108Apr 28
50Les MisérablesToho-Towa $12,739,212366$62,095,942Dec 21
51Total RecallSony Pictures Releasing $12,047,902411$12,887,141Aug 10
52Precure All Stars New Stage Movie: Friends of the FutureToei Company $11,848,319172$11,848,319Mar 17
53Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined FleetToei Company $11,808,418311$17,969,314Dec 23
54Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi o Yobu! Ora to Uchu no PrincessToho $11,782,573330$11,782,573Apr 14
55BraveWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $11,135,951563$11,135,951Jul 21
56Kamen Rider Movie War Ultimatum: Kamen Rider vs. Kamen Rider Wizard & FourzeToei Company $10,569,327300$13,105,773Dec 8
57The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyWarner Bros. $10,458,552878$19,213,976Dec 14
58HugoParamount Pictures International $10,397,115508$11,695,447Mar 1
59Eiga Sumairu Purikyua!: Ehon no naka wa minna chiguhagu!Toei Company $10,379,456172$10,379,456Oct 27
60Friends: Naki on the Monster IslandToho $10,207,153334$18,760,582Dec 17
61Super Hero War: Kamen Rider vs. Super Sentai
2012 Re-release
Toei Company $9,974,912305$15,533,910Aug 4
62The Iron LadyGAGA $9,868,598206$10,302,625Mar 17
63Girls for KeepsToho $9,754,995286$9,754,995May 26
64Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer-$9,405,840326$9,405,840Sep 15
65The Expendables 2Shochiku $9,119,887545$9,119,887Oct 20
66The Last MessageToei Company $8,736,200256$8,736,200Jun 30
67The LoraxToho-Towa $8,182,759528$8,182,759Oct 6
68The Bourne LegacyToho-Towa $8,071,087501$8,816,757Sep 28
69Eiga KaibutsukunToho $8,037,701446$39,766,344Nov 26
70Humanoid Monster, Bem the MovieToho $7,842,861331$12,628,578Dec 15
71Hayabusa: The Long Voyage HomeToei Company $7,713,159314$7,713,159Feb 11
72Beautiful WorldToho $7,641,409270$7,641,409Nov 17
73Wrath of the TitansWarner Bros. $7,638,624541$7,638,624Apr 21
74The Mystical Laws-$7,408,190212$7,408,190Oct 6
75War HorseWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $7,196,531336$7,675,193Mar 3
76Akko's SecretShochiku $7,150,135217$7,150,135Sep 1
77John CarterWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $7,120,536696$7,528,236Apr 13
78This Means War20th Century Fox International $6,874,917428$7,358,824Apr 20
79Gekijouban Inazuma irebun Go: Kyuukyoku no kizuna Gurifon
2011 Re-release
Toho $6,819,449374$14,180,109Dec 23
80Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger vs. Space Sheriff Gavan: The MovieToho $6,688,303266$6,688,303Jan 21
81Inazuma Eleven: The MovieToho $6,609,880270$7,243,674Dec 1
82The Final Judgement-$6,200,881201$6,200,881Jun 2
83Ace AttorneyToho $6,145,395275$6,145,395Feb 11
84Ultraman SagaShochiku $6,120,006369$6,120,006Mar 24
85Extremely Loud & Incredibly CloseWarner Bros. $6,109,517309$6,109,517Feb 18
86Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
2012 3D Release
20th Century Fox International $5,929,248617$6,604,041Mar 16
87Magic Tree HouseGAGA $5,747,918178$5,747,918Jan 7
88Gekijouban Tiger & Bunny: The BeginningShochiku $5,747,13394$5,747,133Sep 22
89Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings-$5,635,89043$5,635,890Oct 6
90AnotherToho $5,588,517230$5,588,517Aug 4
91FrankenweenieWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $5,520,073489$7,287,912Dec 15
92Key of LifeThe Klockworx $5,463,837148$5,463,837Sep 15
93Genji monogatari: Sennen no nazoToho $5,455,850414$17,295,465Dec 10
94Fly with the GoldShochiku $5,443,725192$5,443,725Nov 3
95Cirque du Soleil: Worlds AwayParamount Pictures International $5,386,113240$5,667,435Nov 9
96Home: The House ImpToei Company $5,304,736249$5,304,736Apr 28
97K-On! The MovieShochiku $5,107,170137$21,419,792Dec 3
98Nihon rettou: Ikimonotachi no monogatariToho $5,059,460276$5,059,460Jan 14
99Kamen Rider Fourze: Everyone, Space is Here!Toei Company $5,049,047302$18,982,811Dec 10
100Real SteelWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $5,046,562514$17,887,068Dec 9
101We Bought a Zoo20th Century Fox International $5,019,931457$5,326,606Jun 8
102Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha the Movie 2nd A'sAsmik Ace Entertainment $4,950,63351$4,950,633Jul 14
103A Letter to Momo-$4,818,264276$4,969,070Apr 21
104The Hunger Games-$4,715,426565$5,071,758Sep 28
105Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter20th Century Fox International $4,686,895405$5,568,330Nov 1
106Titanic
2012 3D Release
20th Century Fox International $4,685,705460$4,846,836Apr 7
107Soreike! Anpanman: Yomigaere Bananajima-$4,604,003135$4,604,003Jul 7
108Larry CrowneWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $4,294,459315$4,685,526May 11
109Dreams for SaleAsmik Ace Entertainment $4,044,144166$4,044,144Sep 8
110Mirror MirrorGAGA $3,991,668191$4,237,103Sep 14
111Documentary of AKB48: Show Must Go On-$3,984,15294$3,984,152Jan 27
112Ushijima the Loan Shark-$3,928,891137$3,928,891Aug 25
113Safe HouseToho-Towa $3,833,538248$4,198,743Sep 7
114Tower HeistToho-Towa $3,773,669216$4,056,777Feb 3
115Man on a LedgeWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $3,758,102305$3,758,102Jul 7
116Wild 7Warner Bros. $3,735,710292$7,464,912Dec 21
117Trouble with the CurveWarner Bros. $3,718,929251$4,275,148Nov 23
118You're My PetToho-Towa $3,682,09692$3,682,096Jan 21
119J. EdgarWarner Bros. $3,558,295138$3,558,295Jan 28
120The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1-$3,455,688206$3,455,688Feb 25
121The Lady Shogun and Her Men
2012 Re-release
Shochiku $3,433,737308$6,715,094Dec 22
122Black DawnToei Company $3,354,099236$3,354,099Jun 2
123Arakawa Under the BridgeSony Pictures Releasing $3,348,319172$3,348,319Feb 4
124The ArtistGAGA $3,288,085179$3,288,085Apr 7
125ArgoWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $3,040,065115$4,589,196Oct 26
126Paranormal Activity 4Paramount Pictures International $2,907,257156$3,296,855Nov 1
127The Descendants20th Century Fox International $2,877,367227$3,120,338May 18
128The Life of Budori GusukoWarner Bros. $2,868,421241$2,868,421Jul 7
129Ouran High School Host ClubSony Pictures Releasing $2,821,766149$2,821,766Mar 17
130Go, Masao!Shochiku $2,817,594231$2,817,594Jun 23
131Journey 2: The Mysterious IslandWarner Bros. $2,795,435176$2,795,435Mar 31
132My WayToei Company $2,767,504300$2,767,504Jan 14
133009 Re: Cyborg-$2,711,091125$2,711,091Oct 27
134I Have to Buy New ShoesToei Company $2,665,054203$2,665,054Oct 6
135New Year's EveWarner Bros. $2,454,956241$6,621,308Dec 23
136Crow's Thumb20th Century Fox International $2,410,742279$2,853,528Nov 23
137Resident Evil: DamnationSony Pictures Releasing $2,325,035179$2,325,035Oct 27
138The RavenWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $2,319,024259$2,573,374Oct 12
139Train Brain ExpressToei Company $2,137,888204$2,137,888Mar 24
140A Ghost of a ChanceToho $2,131,368427$53,982,636Oct 29
141Library War: Wings of Revolution-$2,091,30930$2,091,309Jun 16
142Strike Witches the Movie-$1,997,13618$1,997,136Mar 17
143Afro TanakaShowgate $1,872,72772$1,872,727Feb 18
144The Adventures of TintinToho-Towa $1,826,206895$13,513,900Dec 1
145Space Sheriff Gavan: The MovieToei Company $1,810,856172$1,810,856Oct 20
146Midnight in Paris-$1,783,66646$1,783,666May 26
147Bakaleya High SchoolShowgate $1,780,75873$1,780,758Oct 13
148Hotel TransylvaniaSony Pictures Releasing $1,764,089204$1,764,089Sep 29
149Fright NightWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $1,606,049444$1,606,049Jan 7
150The Kirishima ThingShowgate $1,588,242132$1,588,242Aug 11
151Johnny English RebornToho-Towa $1,530,015126$1,530,015Jan 21
152The VowSony Pictures Releasing $1,429,080203$1,619,266Jun 1
153Shiawase no panAsmik Ace Entertainment $1,403,49147$1,659,800Jan 28
154Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the KingWarner Bros. $1,348,35293$1,348,352Feb 4
155The HelpWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $1,274,323103$1,274,323Mar 31
156Underworld AwakeningSony Pictures Releasing $1,225,247177$1,351,034Feb 24
157LockoutShochiku $1,220,804128$1,524,094Nov 23
158HimizuGAGA $1,220,24979$1,220,249Jan 14
159Soul SurferWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $1,165,126170$1,165,126Jun 9
160Act of ValorGAGA $1,138,16553$1,259,474Jun 22
161Welcome Home, HayabusaShochiku $1,080,837463$1,080,837Mar 10
162Tug of War!Toho $1,063,026253$3,026,813Nov 23
163Nakajima Miyuki Live: Utatabi gekijouban-$1,011,18158$1,011,181May 12
164Blood-C: The Last DarkShochiku $846,26124$846,261Jun 2
165The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2-$817,065151$4,083,596Dec 28
166Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King
2012 Re-release
Warner Bros. $804,25893$804,258Jun 23
167The Rum DiaryShowgate $784,355124$784,355Jun 30
168Fairy Tail: Priestess of the PhoenixShochiku $768,53373$768,533Aug 18
169The Terminal TrustToho $745,039264$745,039Oct 27
170The Drudgery TrainToei Company $683,05673$683,056Jul 14
171CarnageSony Pictures Releasing $651,91713$651,917Feb 18
172Beyond the Oneday - Story of 2PM and 2AM-$624,08445$624,084Jun 30
173RestlessSony Pictures Releasing $593,58620$845,452Dec 23
174Futtkastu Ozaki Yutaka Yokohama Arena-$501,74466$501,744Dec 1
175Code Geass: Akito the Exiled - The Wyvern ArrivesShowgate $447,63030$447,630Aug 4
176Eiga Juerupetto: Suîtsu dansu purinsesuToho $355,395106$355,395Aug 11
177Drive-$348,30453$348,304Mar 31
178For Love's Sake-$342,330153$342,330Jun 16
179The Woodsman and the Rain-$312,54270$312,542Feb 11
180Gekijouban Tenpesuto 3D
2012 Re-release
-$306,607157$449,518Jan 28
181Rock of AgesWarner Bros. $290,06598$366,103Sep 21
182The Ides of MarchShochiku $287,70171$287,701Mar 31
183The Woman in Black-$258,562109$258,562Dec 1
184The Lucky OneWarner Bros. $238,767127$238,767Jun 12
185The Double-$214,69955$214,699Feb 25
186Blazing FamigliaToei Company $214,039146$214,039Sep 8
187MoneyballSony Pictures Releasing $204,673329$11,499,680Nov 11
188Starship Troopers: InvasionSony Pictures Releasing $193,42518$193,425Jul 21
189Jack and JillSony Pictures Releasing $193,32419$193,324Jan 21
190Always-$178,68927$178,689Jun 30
191Salmon Fishing in the YemenGAGA $178,28361$178,283Dec 8
192One DayAsmik Ace Entertainment $177,51742$177,517Jun 23
193CrossroadsShochiku $119,495211$6,943,105Dec 3
194Sûpu: Umarekawari no monogatari-$112,09533$112,095Jul 7
195G'mor Evian!Showgate $92,99972$430,683Dec 15
19630 Minutes or LessSony Pictures Releasing $26,2827$114,834Dec 3
197Arthur ChristmasSony Pictures Releasing $224292$1,598,340Nov 23
198Friends with BenefitsSony Pictures Releasing $8648$520,303Oct 1
199I Am: Sm Town Live World Tour In Madison Square Garden-$-3,842,70137$2,975,003Jun 2