Domestic Box Office For 2012

Key:Estimated

RankRelease GrossMax ThOpening% of Total Open ThOpenCloseDistributor
1The Avengers$623,357,9104,349$207,438,70833.3%4,349May 4Oct 4Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
2The Dark Knight Rises$448,139,0994,404$160,887,29535.9%4,404Jul 20Dec 13Warner Bros.
3The Hunger Games$408,010,6924,137$152,535,74737.4%4,137Mar 23Sep 6Lionsgate
4Skyfall$304,360,2773,526$88,364,71429%3,505Nov 9Mar 10Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
5The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$303,003,5684,100$84,617,30327.9%4,045Dec 14Apr 25Warner Bros.
6The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$292,324,7374,070$141,067,63448.3%4,070Nov 16Mar 7Lionsgate
7The Amazing Spider-Man$262,030,6634,318$62,004,68823.7%4,318Jul 3Oct 14Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
8Brave$237,283,2074,164$66,323,59428%4,164Jun 22Jan 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
9Ted$218,815,4873,303$54,415,20524.9%3,239Jun 29Oct 25Universal Pictures
10Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted$216,391,4824,263$60,316,73827.9%4,258Jun 8Oct 18DreamWorks
11The Lorax$214,030,5003,769$70,217,07032.8%3,729Mar 2Jul 26Universal Pictures
12Wreck-It Ralph$189,422,8893,752$49,038,71225.9%3,752Nov 2May 2Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
13Lincoln$182,207,9732,293$944,3080.5%11Nov 9Apr 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14Men in Black 3$179,020,8544,248$54,592,77930.5%4,248May 25Sep 9Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
15Django Unchained$162,805,4343,012$30,122,88818.5%3,010Dec 25May 16The Weinstein Company
16Ice Age: Continental Drift$161,321,8433,886$46,629,25928.9%3,881Jul 13Feb 7Twentieth Century Fox
17Snow White and the Huntsman$155,332,3813,777$56,217,70036.2%3,773Jun 1Sep 6Universal Pictures
18Les Misérables$148,809,7702,927$27,281,73518.3%2,814Dec 25Apr 4Universal Pictures
19Hotel Transylvania$148,313,0483,375$42,522,19428.7%3,349Sep 28Feb 28Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
20Taken 2$139,854,2873,706$49,514,76935.4%3,661Oct 5Feb 21Twentieth Century Fox
2121 Jump Street$138,447,6673,148$36,302,61226.2%3,121Mar 16Jul 1Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
22Argo$136,025,5033,247$19,458,10914.3%3,232Oct 12Apr 24Warner Bros.
23Silver Linings Playbook$132,092,9582,809$443,0030.3%16Nov 16Jun 6The Weinstein Company
24Prometheus$126,477,0843,442$51,050,10140.4%3,396Jun 8Sep 20Twentieth Century Fox
25Safe House$126,373,4343,121$40,172,72031.8%3,119Feb 10May 17Universal Pictures
26The Vow$125,014,0303,038$41,202,45833%2,958Feb 10May 17Screen Gems
27Life of Pi$124,987,0232,946$22,451,51418%2,927Nov 21Jul 25Twentieth Century Fox
28Magic Mike$113,721,5713,120$39,127,17034.4%2,930Jun 29Sep 27Warner Bros.
29The Bourne Legacy$113,203,8703,753$38,142,82533.7%3,745Aug 10Nov 8Universal Pictures
30Journey 2: The Mysterious Island$103,860,2903,500$27,335,36326.3%3,470Feb 10Jun 28Warner Bros.
31Rise of the Guardians$103,412,7583,672$23,773,46523%3,653Nov 21Apr 11DreamWorks
32Zero Dark Thirty$95,720,7162,946$417,1500.4%5Dec 19Mar 31Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
33Flight$93,772,3752,638$24,900,56626.6%1,884Nov 2Feb 14Paramount Pictures
34Think Like a Man$91,547,2052,052$33,636,30336.7%2,015Apr 20Jul 8Screen Gems
35The Campaign$86,907,7463,302$26,588,46030.6%3,205Aug 10Nov 22Warner Bros.
36The Expendables 2$85,028,1923,355$28,591,37033.6%3,316Aug 17Nov 22Lionsgate
37Wrath of the Titans$83,670,0833,545$33,457,18840%3,545Mar 30Jun 28Warner Bros.
38Jack Reacher$80,070,7363,352$15,210,15619%3,352Dec 21Mar 21Paramount Pictures
39Dark Shadows$79,727,1493,755$29,685,27437.2%3,755May 11Aug 16Warner Bros.
40Parental Guidance$77,267,2963,368$14,554,05318.8%3,367Dec 25May 23Twentieth Century Fox
41John Carter$73,078,1003,749$30,180,18841.3%3,749Mar 9Jun 28Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
42Act of Valor$70,012,8473,053$24,476,63235%3,039Feb 24Jun 7Relativity Media
43This Is 40$67,544,5052,931$11,579,17517.1%2,912Dec 21Feb 28Universal Pictures
44Contraband$66,528,0002,870$24,349,81536.6%2,863Jan 13Mar 15Universal Pictures
45Looper$66,486,2052,993$20,801,55231.3%2,992Sep 28Jan 1TriStar Pictures
46Madea's Witness Protection$65,653,2422,161$25,390,57538.7%2,161Jun 29Sep 20Lionsgate
47Battleship$65,422,6253,702$25,534,82539%3,690May 18Aug 2Universal Pictures
48Pitch Perfect$65,001,0932,787$5,149,4337.9%335Sep 28Feb 14Universal Pictures
49Mirror Mirror$64,935,1673,618$18,132,08527.9%3,603Mar 30Aug 16Relativity Media
50Chronicle$64,575,1752,908$22,004,09834.1%2,907Feb 3Jun 7Twentieth Century Fox
51Hope Springs$63,536,0112,441$14,650,12123.1%2,361Aug 8Oct 21Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
52Underworld: Awakening$62,321,0393,078$25,306,72540.6%3,078Jan 20Mar 8Screen Gems
53The Lucky One$60,457,1383,175$22,518,35837.2%3,155Apr 20Jul 19Warner Bros.
54The Dictator$59,650,2223,014$17,435,09229.2%3,008May 16Jul 26Paramount Pictures
55Total Recall$58,877,9693,601$25,577,75843.4%3,601Aug 3Oct 7Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
56Titanic
2012 3D Release
$57,884,1143,674$17,285,45329.9%2,674Apr 4Jun 7Paramount Pictures
57American Reunion$57,011,5213,203$21,514,08037.7%3,192Apr 6May 31Universal Pictures
58ParaNorman$56,003,0513,455$14,087,05025.2%3,429Aug 17Jan 3Focus Features
59This Means War$54,760,7913,189$17,405,93031.8%3,189Feb 17Jun 14Twentieth Century Fox
60Project X$54,731,8653,055$21,051,36338.5%3,055Mar 2May 17Warner Bros.
61The Woman in Black$54,333,2902,856$20,874,07238.4%2,855Feb 3May 3CBS Films
62Paranormal Activity 4$53,885,0003,412$29,003,86653.8%3,412Oct 19Jan 3Paramount Pictures
63The Devil Inside$53,261,9442,551$33,732,51563.3%2,285Jan 6Mar 22Paramount Pictures
64The Odd Life of Timothy Green$51,854,8752,717$10,822,90320.9%2,598Aug 15Jan 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
65Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance$51,774,0023,174$22,115,33442.7%3,174Feb 17May 10Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
66The Grey$51,580,2363,208$19,665,10138.1%3,185Jan 27Apr 19Open Road Films (II)
67Red Tails$49,876,3772,573$18,782,15437.7%2,512Jan 20Jun 7Twentieth Century Fox
68The Possession$49,130,1542,860$17,732,48036.1%2,816Aug 31Nov 22Lionsgate
69Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days$49,008,6623,401$14,623,59929.8%3,391Aug 3Dec 20Twentieth Century Fox
70Sinister$48,086,9032,542$18,007,63437.4%2,527Oct 12Jan 3Lionsgate
71Beauty and the Beast
2012 3D Release
$47,617,0672,625$17,751,90537.3%2,625Jan 13May 3Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
72Savages$47,382,0682,635$16,016,91033.8%2,628Jul 6Sep 6Universal Pictures
73The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel$46,412,0411,298$737,0511.6%27May 4Oct 25Fox Searchlight Pictures
74Moonrise Kingdom$45,512,466924$522,9961.1%4May 25Nov 1Focus Features
75Here Comes the Boom$45,290,3183,014$11,816,59626.1%3,014Oct 12Feb 18Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
76Red Dawn$44,806,7832,781$14,276,66831.9%2,724Nov 21Feb 21FilmDistrict
77The Three Stooges$44,338,2243,482$17,010,12538.4%3,477Apr 13Aug 16Twentieth Century Fox
78Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
2012 3D Release
$43,456,3822,655$22,469,93251.7%2,655Feb 10May 28Twentieth Century Fox
79Resident Evil: Retribution$42,345,5313,016$21,052,22749.7%3,012Sep 14Nov 11Screen Gems
80The Cabin in the Woods$42,073,2772,811$14,743,61435%2,811Apr 13Jul 12Lionsgate
81What to Expect When You're Expecting$41,152,2033,021$10,547,06825.6%3,021May 18Aug 2Lionsgate
82Finding Nemo
2012 3D Release
$41,128,2832,904$16,687,77340.6%2,904Sep 14Jan 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
83End of Watch$41,003,3712,780$13,152,68332.1%2,730Sep 21Jan 17Open Road Films (II)
84Rock of Ages$38,518,6133,470$14,437,26937.5%3,470Jun 15Aug 16Warner Bros.
85Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter$37,519,1393,109$16,306,97443.5%3,108Jun 22Sep 20Twentieth Century Fox
86Lawless$37,400,1273,138$10,001,98226.7%2,888Aug 29Nov 29The Weinstein Company
87The Guilt Trip$37,134,2152,431$5,290,62914.2%2,431Dec 19Mar 7Paramount Pictures
88That's My Boy$36,931,0893,030$13,453,71436.4%3,030Jun 15Jul 22Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
89Trouble with the Curve$35,763,1373,212$12,162,04034%3,212Sep 21Dec 13Warner Bros.
90The Watch$35,353,0003,168$12,750,29736.1%3,168Jul 27Oct 18Twentieth Century Fox
91Frankenweenie$35,291,0683,005$11,412,21332.3%3,005Oct 5Feb 28Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
92Step Up Revolution$35,074,6772,606$11,731,70833.4%2,567Jul 27Oct 4Lionsgate
93Good Deeds$35,025,7912,132$15,583,92444.5%2,132Feb 24May 17Lionsgate
94Monsters, Inc.
2012 3D Release
$34,043,0062,618$4,774,68614%2,618Dec 19May 2Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
952016: Obama's America$33,449,0862,017$31,610<0.1%1Jul 13Oct 11Rocky Mountain Pictures
96House at the End of the Street$31,611,9163,083$12,287,23438.9%3,083Sep 21Dec 20Relativity Media
97The Pirates! Band of Misfits$31,051,1263,358$11,137,73435.9%3,358Apr 27Aug 5Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
98Joyful Noise$30,932,1132,735$11,225,19036.3%2,735Jan 13Mar 22Warner Bros.
99Chimpanzee$28,972,7641,567$10,673,74836.8%1,563Apr 20Aug 9Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
100The Five-Year Engagement$28,835,5282,941$10,610,06036.8%2,936Apr 27Jun 21Universal Pictures
101Cloud Atlas$27,108,2722,023$9,612,24735.5%2,008Oct 26Jan 24Warner Bros.
102One for the Money$26,414,5272,737$11,515,79043.6%2,737Jan 27Apr 12Lionsgate
103Alex Cross$25,888,4122,541$11,396,76844%2,539Oct 19Jan 3Lionsgate
104Part of Me$25,326,0712,732$7,138,26628.2%2,730Jul 5Aug 30Paramount Pictures
105Sparkle$24,397,4692,244$11,643,34247.7%2,244Aug 17Sep 30TriStar Pictures
106Premium Rush$20,275,4462,255$6,030,16429.7%2,255Aug 24Oct 21Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
107Big Miracle$20,157,3002,133$7,760,20538.5%2,129Feb 3Apr 5Universal Pictures
108The Secret World of Arrietty$19,202,7431,522$6,446,39533.6%1,522Feb 17Jun 7Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
109The Impossible$19,019,882886$143,8180.8%15Dec 21Apr 18Lionsgate
110Haywire$18,942,3962,441$8,425,37044.5%2,439Jan 20Mar 22Relativity Media
111Man on a Ledge$18,620,0002,998$8,001,93243%2,998Jan 27Mar 1Lionsgate
112A Thousand Words$18,450,1271,895$6,176,28033.5%1,890Mar 9May 31DreamWorks
113Chernobyl Diaries$18,119,6402,433$7,955,30743.9%2,433May 25Jul 19Warner Bros.
114The Perks of Being a Wallflower$17,742,948745$228,3591.3%4Sep 21Feb 7Lionsgate
115Silent Hill: Revelation$17,529,1572,933$8,023,03645.8%2,933Oct 26Dec 16Open Road Films (II)
116Wanderlust$17,450,5352,002$6,526,65037.4%2,002Feb 24Apr 5Universal Pictures
117Safe$17,142,0802,271$7,892,53946%2,266Apr 27Jun 21Lionsgate
118To Rome with Love$16,685,867806$361,3592.2%5Jun 22Nov 15Sony Pictures Classics
119The Master$16,377,274864$736,3114.5%5Sep 14Mar 14The Weinstein Company
120The Raven$16,008,2722,209$7,289,64245.5%2,203Apr 27Jul 12Relativity Media
121The Man with the Iron Fists$15,634,0901,872$7,910,98050.6%1,868Nov 2Dec 20Universal Pictures
122Killing Them Softly$15,026,0562,424$6,812,90045.3%2,424Nov 30Feb 21The Weinstein Company
123Seven Psychopaths$15,024,0491,480$4,174,91527.8%1,480Oct 12Dec 20CBS Films
124To the Arctic 3D$14,560,83852$270,2281.9%50Apr 20-Warner Bros.
125Lockout$14,326,8642,335$6,231,83643.5%2,308Apr 13May 24FilmDistrict
126Hit and Run$13,749,3002,870$4,526,22232.9%2,870Aug 22Oct 11Open Road Films (II)
127Dredd$13,414,7142,557$6,278,49146.8%2,506Sep 21Nov 1Lionsgate
128Playing for Keeps$13,103,2722,840$5,750,28843.9%2,837Dec 7Feb 21FilmDistrict
129Anna Karenina$12,816,367422$320,6902.5%16Nov 16Feb 28Focus Features
130Beasts of the Southern Wild$12,795,746318$169,7021.3%4Jun 27Mar 21Fox Searchlight Pictures
131Silent House$12,754,7832,124$6,661,23452.2%2,124Mar 9May 3Open Road Films (II)
132Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away$12,512,862840$2,162,99317.3%840Dec 21Feb 14Paramount Pictures
133People Like Us$12,434,7782,055$4,255,42334.2%2,055Jun 29Aug 30Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
134Gone$11,682,2052,186$4,770,36040.8%2,186Feb 24Apr 12Lionsgate
135The Words$11,494,8382,801$4,750,89441.3%2,801Sep 7Oct 4CBS Films
136The Intouchables$10,198,820194$103,5071%4May 25Jan 17The Weinstein Company
137Fun Size$9,409,5383,016$4,101,01743.6%3,014Oct 26Dec 13Paramount Pictures
138Bernie$9,206,470332$85,8050.9%3Apr 27Sep 20Millennium Entertainment
139Salmon Fishing in the Yemen$9,047,981524$225,8942.5%18Mar 9Jun 7CBS Films
140Arbitrage$7,919,574256$2,002,16525.3%197Sep 14Jan 17Roadside Attractions
141Promised Land$7,597,8981,676$173,9152.3%25Dec 28Jan 24Focus Features
142Friends with Kids$7,251,073640$2,019,08327.8%369Mar 9Jun 14Roadside Attractions
143Seeking a Friend for the End of the World$7,078,7381,625$3,822,80354%1,625Jun 22Jul 5Focus Features
144The Collection$6,842,0581,403$3,104,26945.4%1,403Nov 30Dec 30LD Entertainment
145Amour$6,739,492333$68,2661%3Dec 19May 16Sony Pictures Classics
146Hyde Park on Hudson$6,376,145246$81,3621.3%4Dec 7Mar 28Focus Features
147Hitchcock$6,008,677561$287,7154.8%17Nov 23Mar 14Fox Searchlight Pictures
148Chasing Mavericks$6,002,7562,030$2,268,27437.8%2,002Oct 26Jan 13Twentieth Century Fox
149The Sessions$6,002,451516$113,4671.9%4Oct 19Mar 14Fox Searchlight Pictures
150Casa de mi Padre$5,909,483475$2,287,23938.7%382Mar 16May 17Lionsgate
151Outlaws$5,672,846757$1,885,60833.2%757Jun 1Aug 16Arc Entertainment
152Won't Back Down$5,310,5542,517$2,603,37049%2,515Sep 28Nov 22Twentieth Century Fox
153October Baby
2012 Re-release
$5,157,886390$1,718,000-390Mar 23Jun 14The Samuel Goldwyn Company
154The Apparition$4,936,819810$2,841,48857.6%810Aug 24Oct 11Warner Bros.
155Jeff, Who Lives at Home$4,269,426513$855,70920%254Mar 16May 17Paramount Vantage
156Goon$4,168,528242$1,232,86029.6%241Feb 24May 31Magnolia Pictures
157The Raid: Redemption$4,105,187881$213,7855.2%14Mar 23Jul 12Sony Pictures Classics
158Safety Not Guaranteed$4,010,957182$97,7622.4%9Jun 8Oct 18FilmDistrict
159Bully
2012 Re-release
$3,863,446263$535,43313.9%158Apr 13Jun 21The Weinstein Company
160The Cold Light of Day$3,763,5831,511$1,831,58848.7%1,511Sep 7Oct 4Lionsgate
161Searching for Sugar Man$3,696,196157$27,4590.7%3Jul 27Aug 22Sony Pictures Classics
162Nitro Circus: The Movie$3,377,618800$1,183,70135%800Aug 8Oct 11Arc Entertainment
163Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike$3,336,0531,012$1,751,57252.5%1,012Oct 12Nov 29Atlas Distribution Company
164Last Ounce of Courage$3,329,6741,407$1,708,000-1,407Sep 14Oct 11Rocky Mountain Pictures
165Robot & Frank$3,325,038209$35,5391.1%2Aug 17Jan 21The Samuel Goldwyn Company
166Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
2012 IMAX Release
$3,125,613322$1,673,73153.5%267Sep 7Oct 4Paramount Pictures
167Celeste & Jesse Forever$3,094,813586$107,7853.5%4Aug 3Dec 13Sony Pictures Classics
168Jab Tak Hai Jaan$3,047,539164$1,283,58542.1%161Nov 13Nov 25Yash Raj Films
169Albert Nobbs$3,014,696245$696,08823.1%245Jan 27May 17Roadside Attractions
170Talaash$2,871,956172$1,638,70657.1%172Nov 30Jan 10Reliance Big Pictures
171Barfi!$2,804,874132$1,061,71337.9%132Sep 14Oct 28UTV Motion Pictures
172Samsara$2,672,41370$76,2222.9%2Aug 24Apr 25Oscilloscope
173Girl in Progress$2,609,412322$1,384,07853%322May 11Jun 21Lionsgate
174Jiro Dreams of Sushi$2,552,47880$42,0351.6%2Mar 9Aug 23Magnolia Pictures
175Ruby Sparks$2,540,106261$140,8225.5%13Jul 25Oct 25Fox Searchlight Pictures
176Dabangg 2$2,519,190166$1,019,21340.5%166Dec 21Jan 24Eros Worldwide
177The Queen of Versailles$2,401,99989$51,3262.1%3Jul 20Nov 22Magnolia Pictures
178Ek Tha Tiger$2,347,774120$1,139,34048.5%120Aug 15Aug 26Yash Raj Films
179Sleepwalk with Me$2,266,067135$68,8013%1Aug 24Nov 22IFC Films
180Rust and Bone$2,062,027168$27,1541.3%2Nov 23Apr 4Sony Pictures Classics
181Monsieur Lazhar$2,009,51786$112,1905.6%19Apr 13Oct 11Music Box Films
182Footnote$2,007,758101$47,5282.4%2Mar 9Jul 12Sony Pictures Classics
183Killer Joe$1,987,76275$37,9001.9%3Jul 27Oct 14LD Entertainment
184Agneepath$1,986,748132$1,140,46457.4%132Jan 26Feb 23Eros Worldwide
185English Vinglish$1,862,08688$745,41440%88Oct 5Nov 25Eros Worldwide
186Crooked Arrows$1,832,541327$257,36414%55May 18Jul 19-
187Hysteria$1,804,139218$35,6562%5May 18Sep 27Sony Pictures Classics
188Housefull 2$1,791,780121$847,13247.3%121Apr 6May 17Eros Worldwide
189The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2012: Live Action$1,702,415146$412,30424.2%120Feb 10Mar 29Shorts International
190Your Sister's Sister$1,636,190101$109,2216.7%13Jun 15Aug 26IFC Films
191Singin' in the Rain
2012 Re-release
$1,608,925561---Jul 12Aug 26Warner Bros.
192Farewell, My Queen$1,597,99864$72,1004.5%4Jul 13Oct 18Cohen Media Group
193A Late Quartet$1,562,548100$75,2794.8%9Nov 2Mar 14Entertainment One
194A Royal Affair$1,546,76156$38,2122.5%7Nov 9May 2Magnolia Pictures
195The Dark Knight
2012 Re-release
$1,513,086----Jul 19Jul 19Warner Bros.
196Batman Begins
2012 Re-release
$1,508,658----Jul 19Jul 19Warner Bros.
197The Kid with a Bike$1,470,00086$45,9333.1%3Mar 16Jun 14IFC Films
198Marley$1,413,48073$262,00418.5%42Apr 20Aug 16Magnolia Pictures
199Chasing Ice$1,328,46753---Nov 9May 2Submarine Deluxe
200Air Racers$1,309,98710---Apr 6Sep 93D Entertainment