South Korean Box Office For 2012

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1Masquerade$80,726,403935$81,829,156Sep 13-
2The Thieves$77,436,1401,092$82,672,356Jul 25-
3The Avengers$48,321,3121,056$48,651,463Apr 26Walt Disney Pictures
4A Werewolf Boy$43,698,336855$45,359,504Oct 31-
5The Dark Knight Rises$39,241,3851,210$42,019,762Jul 19Warner Bros.
6The Amazing Spider-Man$33,967,4881,213$36,022,835Jun 28-
7Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time$31,320,776712$32,471,226Feb 2Showbox Entertainment
8All About My Wife$28,144,516561$29,370,622May 17-
9The Grand Heist$27,826,219694$30,158,762Aug 8-
10Deranged$27,249,331756$28,444,173Jul 5-
11Architecture 101$25,620,045592$26,618,527Mar 22-
12Men in Black 3$22,394,366874$23,488,262May 24Sony Pictures Releasing
13Dancing Queen$21,613,580544$26,411,266Jan 18CJ Entertainment
14Unbowed$18,657,639530$22,132,903Jan 18Next Entertainment World
15The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$18,317,6101,028$21,688,449Dec 13Warner Bros.
16Confession of Murder$17,706,964548$18,766,561Nov 8-
17The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$16,166,193665$17,418,074Nov 15-
1826 Years$16,132,968610$17,003,684Nov 29-
19Skyfall$16,044,473753$16,050,743Oct 26-
20Helpless$15,662,422547$16,175,929Mar 8-
21Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol$15,653,2871,160$51,069,827Dec 15CJ Entertainment
22Taken 2$14,346,234682$15,501,938Sep 2720th Century Fox International
23Puss in Boots$14,264,051848$15,127,312Jan 12-
24The Neighbors$13,914,584600$15,879,015Aug 23-
25The Concubine$13,558,871622$16,463,290Jun 6-
26Whatcha Wearin'?$11,789,685553$12,376,644Dec 6-
27As One$11,250,952535$11,794,204May 3-
28Battleship$11,183,647734$14,552,031Apr 11United International Pictures (UIP)
29The Intouchables$10,773,708454$11,092,513Mar 22-
30Ice Age 4: Continental Drift$9,858,134501$10,583,728Jul 2520th Century Fox International
31Howling$9,685,564549$10,354,039Feb 16-
32Perfect Number$9,584,322553$10,187,540Oct 18-
33Traffickers$9,300,622497$10,650,659Aug 30-
34Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted$8,913,929561$10,888,841Jun 6-
35Love Fiction$8,350,189615$11,351,387Feb 29-
36A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise$8,241,555486$9,587,612Aug 2-
37Brave$8,160,947596$8,263,139Sep 27Walt Disney Pictures
38The Spies$7,881,277576$8,304,356Sep 20-
39Eunkyo$7,705,699519$8,719,790Apr 26-
40Speckles: The Tarbosaurus$7,610,697388$7,896,538Jan 26CJ Entertainment
41Runway Cop$7,404,679431$8,160,631May 31-
42The Scent$7,164,124396$8,191,603Apr 11-
43A Company Man$6,648,000549$7,339,398Oct 11-
44The Taste of Money$6,630,739641$7,398,695May 17-
45Wrath of the Titans$6,105,558536$6,672,586Mar 29Warner Bros.
46John Carter$6,096,252572$6,485,533Mar 8Walt Disney Pictures
47Here Comes Every Body$6,014,253433$6,373,398Mar 29-
48The Tower$5,959,582638$35,073,570Dec 25-
49The Bourne Legacy$5,850,725588$6,446,308Sep 6United International Pictures (UIP)
50Total Recall$5,660,751439$7,987,541Aug 15-
51Journey 2: The Mysterious Island$5,586,091372$8,499,847Jan 19Warner Bros.
52Wonderful Radio$5,541,201473$5,857,353Jan 5-
53Don't Cry, Mommy$5,489,089444$6,181,134Nov 22-
54Soar Into the Sun$5,344,540540$7,461,966Aug 14-
55Les Misérables$5,181,743621$40,636,329Dec 19United International Pictures (UIP)
56Step Up Revolution$5,037,678281$6,191,133Aug 14-
57This Means War$5,020,948351$5,858,061Feb 2920th Century Fox International
58Prometheus$4,917,230515$7,024,145Jun 620th Century Fox International
59Thor: Legend of the Magical Hammer$4,798,137382$4,864,677Feb 9Lotte Entertainment
60Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows$4,744,731438$13,907,391Dec 22Warner Bros.
61Don't Click$4,513,236360$4,864,262May 31-
62Resident Evil: Retribution$3,785,427452$4,227,303Sep 13-
63The Hunger Games$3,680,248511$3,951,587Apr 5-
64Ghost Sweepers$3,672,739479$5,931,660Oct 3-
65Titanic
2012 3D Release
$3,661,214271$3,884,578Apr 520th Century Fox International
66Looper$3,596,629386$3,878,299Oct 11-
67Pieta$3,573,667325$3,635,108Sep 6-
68Man on a Ledge$3,416,702409$3,873,251Feb 23-
69Mirror Mirror$3,372,466385$3,597,268May 3-
70Rise of the Guardians$3,269,032430$6,491,615Nov 29-
71Perfect Game$3,248,253539$8,960,806Dec 21Lotte Entertainment
72Dark Shadows$3,230,036386$3,602,164May 10Warner Bros.
73I Am a King$3,130,348471$4,440,905Aug 8-
74Miss Conspirator$3,055,574439$3,426,771Jun 21-
75Papa$2,938,668414$3,378,127Feb 1Lotte Entertainment
76The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo$2,776,386321$3,055,850Jan 12Sony Pictures Releasing
77Detective Conan: The Eleventh Striker$2,764,534350$2,844,740Jul 19-
78Lockout$2,617,483373$2,834,316Jun 14-
79Love 911$2,524,110427$16,783,993Dec 19-
80Snow White and the Huntsman$2,507,202443$3,756,435May 31United International Pictures (UIP)
81My Way$2,483,594821$13,700,293Dec 22CJ Entertainment
82The Expendables 2$2,430,178394$2,661,741Sep 6-
83Chronicle$2,333,741324$2,564,831Mar 1520th Century Fox International
84The Suck Up Project$2,289,373426$2,612,093Jun 21-
85The Sleepless$2,212,387347$2,410,654Jul 12-
86Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter$2,022,998337$2,360,270Aug 3020th Century Fox International
87Friends: Naki on the Monster Island$1,838,519304$3,776,846Dec 29-
88The Lorax$1,813,878462$1,859,560May 3United International Pictures (UIP)
89Wolf Children$1,789,916225$1,838,028Sep 13-
90Midnight in Paris$1,778,153187$2,273,816Jul 5-
91Horror Stories$1,766,896274$2,070,395Jul 25-
92National Security$1,764,267310$2,009,251Nov 22-
93Dangerous Liaisons$1,673,237334$1,875,140Oct 11-
94The Grey$1,664,262300$1,870,837Feb 16-
95Ted$1,655,540246$1,759,436Sep 27United International Pictures (UIP)
96A Letter to Momo$1,631,384252$1,700,694Jul 5-
97Eiga Kureyon Shinchan: Arashi o yobu! Ora to uchuu to purinsesu$1,506,933293$1,522,589Apr 26-
98Kabi$1,469,303339$1,662,082Mar 15-
99Pacemaker$1,424,511397$2,749,626Jan 18-
100Tone-Deaf Clinic$1,416,414361$1,875,097Nov 29-
101Conference of Animals$1,388,511241$1,605,278Aug 8-
102The Vow$1,263,560309$1,625,045Mar 14Sony Pictures Releasing
103The Cabin in the Woods$1,199,175287$1,388,307Jun 28-
104Tad: The Lost Explorer$1,152,628301$1,279,209Sep 20-
105Die Friedensmission$1,143,029279$1,319,938Jul 12-
106Codename: Jackal$1,079,007301$1,261,947Nov 15-
107Happy Feet Two$1,075,905312$1,145,852Feb 2Warner Bros.
108Spellbound$1,007,900685$18,813,919Dec 1CJ Entertainment
109The Lion King
2011 3D Release
$982,737315$2,600,483Dec 29Walt Disney Pictures
110Return of the Mafia$973,999338$7,646,534Dec 19-
111Ne-beu-en-ding-seu-to-ri$940,542254$1,707,723Jan 18-
112We Bought a Zoo$929,520224$1,578,599Jan 1820th Century Fox International
113Upside Down$897,702308$1,091,297Nov 8-
114Beauty and the Beast
2012 3D Release
$815,349236$1,288,946Apr 11Walt Disney Pictures
115Wreck-It Ralph$769,198343$6,081,626Dec 19Walt Disney Pictures
116Safe House$740,171291$1,041,144Feb 29United International Pictures (UIP)
117Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles ~Animal Adventure~$737,404180$808,601Jul 25-
118The Darkest Hour$714,575315$819,631Jan 520th Century Fox International
119Argo$693,068238$841,485Oct 31Warner Bros.
120Gekijouban Tenpesuto 3D$677,941644$3,694,705Dec 22CJ Entertainment
121Underworld: Awakening$632,022417$932,901Feb 22Sony Pictures Releasing
122Little Brother, Big Trouble: A Christmas Adventure$614,135284$2,399,902Dec 25-
123Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
2012 3D Release
$581,787200$682,049Feb 920th Century Fox International
124Adventures in Zambezia$576,041273$3,025,132Dec 25-
125Sadako 3D$557,579261$693,819Jun 14-
126One Day$552,863236$1,385,332Dec 13Warner Bros.
127Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance$464,535268$545,501Feb 16-
128The Raven$440,142264$570,632Jul 5-
129Outback$440,004187$541,912Jan 12-
130500 manbul$403,445328$496,998Jul 19-
131Limitless$392,216159$486,207Jul 12-
132Act of Valor$369,255222$665,789Feb 29-
133White Vengeance$363,104162$458,795Jan 12-
134The Woman in Black$359,042236$465,844Feb 16-
135War Horse$357,633229$427,823Feb 9Walt Disney Pictures
136The Iron Lady$326,370155$382,308Feb 23-
137Rock of Ages$320,113243$440,068Aug 2Warner Bros.
138The Cold Light of Day$316,883238$392,050May 17-
139Project 577$315,829191$407,743Aug 30-
140Inazuma Eleven GO the Movie: The Ultimate Bonds Gryphon
2011 Re-release
$315,218242$493,743May 24-
141Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle
2012 Re-release
$303,449229$398,127Dec 13-
142Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy$299,897186$373,288Feb 9-
143Piranha 3DD$275,378266$460,938Aug 2-
144Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit$259,028224$365,771Feb 23-
145The Assassins$256,249227$316,578Oct 18-
146Gekijouban Tenpesuto 3D
2012 Re-release
$240,003164$1,950,518Dec 19-
147Space Dogs$237,972148$240,726Mar 22-
148Paranormal Activity 4$222,575173$274,882Oct 25-
149I Don't Know How She Does It$214,771165$273,560Feb 2-
150Hugo$214,15985$382,994Feb 29-
151Contraband$210,552179$254,661Mar 22United International Pictures (UIP)
152Lawless$209,713275$297,904Oct 18-
153The Ides of March$207,70393$242,648Apr 19-
154Doomsday Book$206,413236$472,597Apr 11-
155Frankenweenie$199,563261$237,155Oct 11Walt Disney Pictures
156Dredd$191,637184$247,532Dec 6-
157Red Lights$188,791197$243,304Aug 23-
158Sinister$183,958183$229,837Nov 15-
159Now Is Good$178,213144$226,621Nov 8-
160Insidious$177,247178$223,376Sep 13-
161The Thing$175,099173$208,679Jun 14-
162Mr. Woosoo$171,901119$261,979Nov 22-
163Haywire$168,954199$213,109Jul 5-
164Heartbreaker$167,271175$199,020Apr 19-
165Seeking Justice$167,021142$197,752Mar 15-
166Stanley Ka Dabba$149,477163$204,593Mar 8-
167The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel$149,248149$200,757Jul 1220th Century Fox International
168Almost Che$137,893195$1,371,808Oct 25-
169Take This Waltz$134,75323$525,594Sep 27-
170StreetDance 2
2012 Re-release
$133,415133$165,855Jul 12-
171Conan the Barbarian$131,281198$166,825Apr 5-
172The Peach Tree$94,446201$158,156Oct 31-
173Trouble with the Curve$75,878129$114,816Nov 29Warner Bros.
174Circle of Crime$71,585170$107,688Oct 25-
175Machine Gun Preacher$70,961140$150,625May 24-
176A Dangerous Method$69,82793$92,441May 10-
177War of Dogs$67,39294$93,619Nov 22-
178Savages$57,131171$88,128Oct 31United International Pictures (UIP)
179Leo the Lion$55,48956$222,735Nov 8-
180American Reunion$49,095117$74,231Aug 8United International Pictures (UIP)
181In Another Country$47,30333$64,128May 31-
182London Boulevard$44,396131$73,704Sep 20-
183Snow in Spring
2012 Re-release
$40,083117$70,849Apr 26-
18413
2012 Re-release
$39,021107$56,288Oct 4-
185We Need to Talk About Kevin$27,22917$39,944Jul 26-
This chart only reflects 98 percent of total screens in South Korea.