South Korean Box Office For 2012

RankRelease Distributor GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease Date
1Masquerade-$80,726,403935$81,829,156Sep 13
2The Thieves-$77,436,1401,092$82,672,356Jul 25
3The AvengersWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $48,321,3121,056$50,683,851Apr 26
4A Werewolf Boy-$43,698,336855$45,359,504Oct 31
5The Dark Knight RisesWarner Bros. $39,241,3851,210$42,019,762Jul 19
6The Amazing Spider-Man-$33,967,4881,213$36,022,835Jun 28
7Nameless Gangster: Rules of the TimeShowbox Entertainment $31,320,776712$32,471,226Feb 2
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 3Sony Pictures Releasing $22,394,366874$23,488,262May 24
13Dancing QueenCJ Entertainment $21,613,580544$26,411,266Jan 18
14UnbowedNext Entertainment World $18,657,639530$22,132,903Jan 18
15The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyWarner Bros. $18,317,6101,028$21,688,449Dec 13
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 ProtocolCJ Entertainment $15,653,2871,160$51,069,827Dec 15
22Taken 220th Century Fox International $14,346,234682$15,501,938Sep 27
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
28BattleshipUnited International Pictures (UIP) $11,183,647734$14,552,031Apr 11
29The Intouchables-$10,773,708454$11,092,513Mar 22
30Ice Age: Continental Drift20th Century Fox International $9,858,134501$10,583,728Jul 25
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
37BraveWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $8,160,947596$8,263,139Sep 27
38The Spies-$7,881,277576$8,304,356Sep 20
39Eunkyo-$7,705,699519$8,719,790Apr 26
40Speckles: The TarbosaurusCJ Entertainment $7,610,697388$7,896,538Jan 26
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 TitansWarner Bros. $6,105,558536$6,672,586Mar 29
46John CarterWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $6,096,252572$6,485,533Mar 8
47Here Comes Every Body-$6,014,253433$6,373,398Mar 29
48The Tower-$5,959,582638$35,073,570Dec 25
49The Bourne LegacyUnited International Pictures (UIP) $5,850,725588$6,446,308Sep 6
50Total Recall-$5,660,751439$7,987,541Aug 15
51Journey 2: The Mysterious IslandWarner Bros. $5,586,091372$8,499,847Jan 19
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 MisérablesUnited International Pictures (UIP) $5,181,743621$38,981,232Dec 19
56Step Up Revolution-$5,037,678281$6,191,133Aug 14
57This Means War20th Century Fox International $5,020,948351$5,858,061Feb 29
58Prometheus20th Century Fox International $4,917,230515$7,024,145Jun 6
59Thor: Legend of the Magical HammerLotte Entertainment $4,798,137382$4,864,677Feb 9
60Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsWarner Bros. $4,744,731438$13,907,391Dec 22
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
20th Century Fox International $3,661,214271$3,884,578Apr 5
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 GameLotte Entertainment $3,248,253539$8,960,806Dec 21
72Dark ShadowsWarner Bros. $3,230,036386$3,602,164May 10
73I Am a King-$3,130,348471$4,440,905Aug 8
74Miss Conspirator-$3,055,574439$3,426,771Jun 21
75PapaLotte Entertainment $2,938,668414$3,378,127Feb 1
76The Girl with the Dragon TattooSony Pictures Releasing $2,776,386321$3,055,850Jan 12
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 HuntsmanUnited International Pictures (UIP) $2,507,202443$3,756,435May 31
81My WayCJ Entertainment $2,483,594821$13,700,293Dec 22
82The Expendables 2-$2,430,178394$2,661,741Sep 6
83Chronicle20th Century Fox International $2,333,741324$2,564,831Mar 15
84The Suck Up Project-$2,289,373426$2,612,093Jun 21
85The Sleepless-$2,212,387347$2,410,654Jul 12
86Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter20th Century Fox International $2,022,998337$2,360,270Aug 30
87Friends: Naki on the Monster Island-$1,838,519304$3,776,846Dec 29
88The LoraxUnited International Pictures (UIP) $1,813,878462$1,859,560May 3
89Wolf Children-$1,789,916225$1,838,028Sep 13
90Midnight in Paris-$1,778,153187$2,370,259Jul 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
95TedUnited International Pictures (UIP) $1,655,540246$1,759,436Sep 27
96A Letter to Momo-$1,631,384252$1,700,694Jul 5
97Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi o Yobu! Ora to Uchu no Princess-$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
101Animals United-$1,388,511241$1,605,278Aug 8
102The VowSony Pictures Releasing $1,263,560309$1,625,045Mar 14
103The Cabin in the Woods
2012 Re-release
-$1,199,175287$1,388,307Jun 28
104Tad: The 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 TwoWarner Bros. $1,075,905312$1,145,852Feb 2
108SpellboundCJ Entertainment $1,007,900685$18,813,919Dec 1
109The Lion King
2011 3D Release
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $982,737315$2,600,483Dec 29
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 Zoo20th Century Fox International $929,520224$1,578,599Jan 18
113Upside Down-$897,702308$1,091,297Nov 8
114Beauty and the Beast
2012 3D Release
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $815,349236$1,288,946Apr 11
115Wreck-It RalphWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $769,198343$6,081,626Dec 19
116Safe HouseUnited International Pictures (UIP) $740,171291$1,041,144Feb 29
117Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles ~Animal Adventure~-$737,404180$808,601Jul 25
118The Darkest Hour20th Century Fox International $714,575315$819,631Jan 5
119ArgoWarner Bros. $693,068238$841,485Oct 31
120Gekijouban Tenpesuto 3DCJ Entertainment $677,941644$3,694,705Dec 22
121Underworld AwakeningSony Pictures Releasing $632,022417$932,901Feb 22
122Little Brother, Big Trouble: A Christmas Adventure-$614,135284$2,399,902Dec 25
123Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
2012 3D Release
20th Century Fox International $581,787200$682,049Feb 9
124Adventures in Zambezia-$576,041273$3,025,132Dec 25
125Sadako 3D-$557,579261$693,819Jun 14
126One Day-$552,863236$698,542Dec 13
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 HorseWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $357,633229$427,823Feb 9
136The Iron Lady-$326,370155$382,308Feb 23
137Rock of AgesWarner Bros. $320,113243$440,068Aug 2
138The Cold Light of Day-$316,883238$392,050May 17
139Project 577-$315,829191$407,743Aug 30
140Gekijouban Inazuma irebun Go: Kyuukyoku no kizuna Gurifon
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
151ContrabandUnited International Pictures (UIP) $210,552179$254,661Mar 22
152Lawless-$209,713275$297,904Oct 18
153The Ides of March-$207,70393$242,648Apr 19
154Doomsday Book-$206,413236$472,597Apr 11
155FrankenweenieWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $199,563261$237,155Oct 11
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
2010 Re-release
-$167,271175$199,020Apr 19
165Seeking Justice-$167,021142$197,752Mar 15
166Stanley Ka Dabba-$149,477163$204,593Mar 8
167The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel20th Century Fox International $149,248149$200,757Jul 12
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 CurveWarner Bros. $75,878129$114,816Nov 29
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
178SavagesUnited International Pictures (UIP) $57,131171$88,128Oct 31
179Leo the Lion-$55,48956$222,735Nov 8
180American ReunionUnited International Pictures (UIP) $49,095117$74,231Aug 8
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