Domestic Box Office For 2012

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1The Avengers$623,357,9104,349$623,357,910May 4Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
2The Dark Knight Rises$448,139,0994,404$448,139,099Jul 20Warner Bros.
3The Hunger Games$408,010,6924,137$408,010,692Mar 23Lionsgate
4Skyfall$290,904,2713,526$304,360,277Nov 9Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
5The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2$286,422,8934,070$292,324,737Nov 16Lionsgate
6The Amazing Spider-Man$262,030,6634,318$262,030,663Jul 3Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
7Brave$237,259,6764,164$237,283,207Jun 22Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
8The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey$228,546,6044,100$303,003,568Dec 14Warner Bros.
9Ted$218,815,4873,303$218,815,487Jun 29Universal Pictures
10Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted$216,391,4824,263$216,391,482Jun 8DreamWorks
11The Lorax$214,030,5003,769$214,030,500Mar 2Universal Pictures
12Men in Black 3$179,020,8544,248$179,020,854May 25Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
13Wreck-It Ralph$175,990,0193,752$189,422,889Nov 2Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14Ice Age: Continental Drift$161,139,5993,886$161,321,843Jul 13Twentieth Century Fox
15Snow White and the Huntsman$155,332,3813,777$155,332,381Jun 1Universal Pictures
16Hotel Transylvania$145,321,6903,375$148,313,048Sep 28Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
17Taken 2$138,936,3793,706$139,854,287Oct 5Twentieth Century Fox
1821 Jump Street$138,447,6673,148$138,447,667Mar 16Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
19Lincoln$134,189,0972,293$182,207,973Nov 9Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
20Prometheus$126,477,0843,442$126,477,084Jun 8Twentieth Century Fox
21Safe House$126,373,4343,121$126,373,434Feb 10Universal Pictures
22The Vow$125,014,0303,038$125,014,030Feb 10Screen Gems
23Magic Mike$113,721,5713,120$113,721,571Jun 29Warner Bros.
24The Bourne Legacy$113,203,8703,753$113,203,870Aug 10Universal Pictures
25Argo$108,720,9203,247$136,025,503Oct 12Warner Bros.
26Journey 2: The Mysterious Island$103,860,2903,500$103,860,290Feb 10Warner Bros.
27Flight$91,978,5512,638$93,772,375Nov 2Paramount Pictures
28Think Like a Man$91,547,2052,052$91,547,205Apr 20Screen Gems
29Rise of the Guardians$91,337,6593,672$103,412,758Nov 21DreamWorks
30Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol$87,050,5783,555$209,397,903Dec 16Paramount Pictures
31The Campaign$86,907,7463,302$86,907,746Aug 10Warner Bros.
32Life of Pi$85,639,8162,946$124,987,023Nov 21Twentieth Century Fox
33The Expendables 2$85,028,1923,355$85,028,192Aug 17Lionsgate
34Wrath of the Titans$83,670,0833,545$83,670,083Mar 30Warner Bros.
35Dark Shadows$79,727,1493,755$79,727,149May 11Warner Bros.
36John Carter$73,078,1003,749$73,078,100Mar 9Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
37Les Misérables$72,967,2402,927$148,809,770Dec 25Universal Pictures
38Act of Valor$70,012,8473,053$70,012,847Feb 24Relativity Media
39Django Unchained$68,605,6113,012$162,805,434Dec 25The Weinstein Company
40Contraband$66,528,0002,870$66,528,000Jan 13Universal Pictures
41Looper$66,475,0422,993$66,486,205Sep 28TriStar Pictures
42Madea's Witness Protection$65,653,2422,161$65,653,242Jun 29Lionsgate
43Battleship$65,422,6253,702$65,422,625May 18Universal Pictures
44Mirror Mirror$64,935,1673,618$64,935,167Mar 30Relativity Media
45Chronicle$64,575,1752,908$64,575,175Feb 3Twentieth Century Fox
46Pitch Perfect$64,427,3682,787$65,001,093Sep 28Universal Pictures
47Hope Springs$63,536,0112,441$63,536,011Aug 8Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
48Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows$62,796,7893,703$186,848,418Dec 16Warner Bros.
49Underworld: Awakening$62,321,0393,078$62,321,039Jan 20Screen Gems
50The Lucky One$60,457,1383,175$60,457,138Apr 20Warner Bros.
51The Dictator$59,650,2223,014$59,650,222May 16Paramount Pictures
52Total Recall$58,877,9693,601$58,877,969Aug 3Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
53Titanic
2012 3D Release
$57,884,1143,674$57,884,114Apr 4Paramount Pictures
54American Reunion$57,011,5213,203$57,011,521Apr 6Universal Pictures
55ParaNorman$55,995,9883,455$56,003,051Aug 17Focus Features
56This Means War$54,760,7913,189$54,760,791Feb 17Twentieth Century Fox
57Project X$54,731,8653,055$54,731,865Mar 2Warner Bros.
58The Woman in Black$54,333,2902,856$54,333,290Feb 3CBS Films
59Paranormal Activity 4$53,886,9943,412$53,885,000Oct 19Paramount Pictures
60The Devil Inside$53,261,9442,551$53,261,944Jan 6Paramount Pictures
61The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo$52,177,1032,950$102,515,793Dec 21Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
62The Odd Life of Timothy Green$51,816,3672,717$51,854,875Aug 15Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
63Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance$51,774,0023,174$51,774,002Feb 17Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
64The Grey$51,580,2363,208$51,580,236Jan 27Open Road Films (II)
65Red Tails$49,876,3772,573$49,876,377Jan 20Twentieth Century Fox
66The Possession$49,130,1542,860$49,130,154Aug 31Lionsgate
67Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days$49,008,6623,401$49,008,662Aug 3Twentieth Century Fox
68Sinister$48,061,5562,542$48,086,903Oct 12Lionsgate
69Beauty and the Beast
2012 3D Release
$47,617,0672,625$47,617,067Jan 13Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
70Jack Reacher$47,550,6423,352$80,070,736Dec 21Paramount Pictures
71Savages$47,382,0682,635$47,382,068Jul 6Universal Pictures
72The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel$46,412,0411,298$46,412,041May 4Fox Searchlight Pictures
73Moonrise Kingdom$45,512,466924$45,512,466May 25Focus Features
74Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked$44,959,5463,734$133,110,742Dec 16Twentieth Century Fox
75The Three Stooges$44,338,2243,482$44,338,224Apr 13Twentieth Century Fox
76The Descendants$44,209,1292,038$82,584,160Nov 16Fox Searchlight Pictures
77Here Comes the Boom$43,599,6563,014$45,290,318Oct 12Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
78War Horse$43,532,6822,856$79,884,879Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
79Red Dawn$43,468,0522,781$44,806,783Nov 21FilmDistrict
80Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
2012 3D Release
$43,456,3822,655$43,456,382Feb 10Twentieth Century Fox
81Resident Evil: Retribution$42,345,5313,016$42,345,531Sep 14Screen Gems
82The Cabin in the Woods$42,073,2772,811$42,073,277Apr 13Lionsgate
83What to Expect When You're Expecting$41,152,2033,021$41,152,203May 18Lionsgate
84Finding Nemo
2012 3D Release
$41,040,3082,904$41,128,283Sep 14Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
85End of Watch$40,766,7342,780$41,003,371Sep 21Open Road Films (II)
86The Artist$40,075,1031,756$44,671,682Nov 25The Weinstein Company
87This Is 40$38,951,9602,931$67,544,505Dec 21Universal Pictures
88We Bought a Zoo$38,785,0973,170$75,624,550Dec 23Twentieth Century Fox
89Rock of Ages$38,518,6133,470$38,518,613Jun 15Warner Bros.
90Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter$37,519,1393,109$37,519,139Jun 22Twentieth Century Fox
91Lawless$37,400,1273,138$37,400,127Aug 29The Weinstein Company
92That's My Boy$36,931,0893,030$36,931,089Jun 15Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
93Trouble with the Curve$35,763,1373,212$35,763,137Sep 21Warner Bros.
94The Watch$35,353,0003,168$35,353,000Jul 27Twentieth Century Fox
95Step Up Revolution$35,074,6772,606$35,074,677Jul 27Lionsgate
96Good Deeds$35,025,7912,132$35,025,791Feb 24Lionsgate
97Frankenweenie$34,713,3823,005$35,291,068Oct 5Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
98Parental Guidance$33,993,3503,368$77,267,296Dec 25Twentieth Century Fox
99The Adventures of Tintin$33,739,8043,087$77,591,831Dec 21Paramount Pictures
1002016: Obama's America$33,448,7942,017$33,449,086Jul 13Rocky Mountain Pictures
101House at the End of the Street$31,611,9163,083$31,611,916Sep 21Relativity Media
102Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close$31,579,9582,630$31,847,881Dec 25Warner Bros.
103The Pirates! Band of Misfits$31,051,1263,358$31,051,126Apr 27Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
104Joyful Noise$30,932,1132,735$30,932,113Jan 13Warner Bros.
105The Iron Lady$29,875,2401,244$30,017,992Dec 30The Weinstein Company
106Chimpanzee$28,972,7641,567$28,972,764Apr 20Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
107The Five-Year Engagement$28,835,5282,941$28,835,528Apr 27Universal Pictures
108Silver Linings Playbook$28,458,9862,809$132,092,958Nov 16The Weinstein Company
109Cloud Atlas$26,785,6732,023$27,108,272Oct 26Warner Bros.
110One for the Money$26,414,5272,737$26,414,527Jan 27Lionsgate
111Alex Cross$25,869,4882,541$25,888,412Oct 19Lionsgate
112Part of Me$25,326,0712,732$25,326,071Jul 5Paramount Pictures
113Hugo$25,241,2422,608$73,864,507Nov 23Paramount Pictures
114Sparkle$24,397,4692,244$24,397,469Aug 17TriStar Pictures
115The Guilt Trip$22,770,9212,431$37,134,215Dec 19Paramount Pictures
116Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy$20,582,787886$24,149,393Dec 9Focus Features
117Premium Rush$20,275,4462,255$20,275,446Aug 24Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
118Big Miracle$20,157,3002,133$20,157,300Feb 3Universal Pictures
119Monsters, Inc.
2012 3D Release
$20,013,9802,618$34,043,006Dec 19Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
120The Secret World of Arrietty$19,202,7431,522$19,202,743Feb 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
121Haywire$18,942,3962,441$18,942,396Jan 20Relativity Media
122Man on a Ledge$18,620,0002,998$18,620,000Jan 27Lionsgate
123A Thousand Words$18,450,1271,895$18,450,127Mar 9DreamWorks
124Chernobyl Diaries$18,119,6402,433$18,119,640May 25Warner Bros.
125Silent Hill: Revelation$17,529,1572,933$17,529,157Oct 26Open Road Films (II)
126Wanderlust$17,450,5352,002$17,450,535Feb 24Universal Pictures
127The Perks of Being a Wallflower$17,328,057745$17,742,948Sep 21Lionsgate
128Safe$17,142,0802,271$17,142,080Apr 27Lionsgate
129To Rome with Love$16,685,867806$16,685,867Jun 22Sony Pictures Classics
130The Raven$16,008,2722,209$16,008,272Apr 27Relativity Media
131The Master$15,959,567864$16,377,274Sep 14The Weinstein Company
132The Man with the Iron Fists$15,634,0901,872$15,634,090Nov 2Universal Pictures
133Seven Psychopaths$15,024,0491,480$15,024,049Oct 12CBS Films
134Killing Them Softly$14,836,6302,424$15,026,056Nov 30The Weinstein Company
135Lockout$14,326,8642,335$14,326,864Apr 13FilmDistrict
136Hit and Run$13,749,3002,870$13,749,300Aug 22Open Road Films (II)
137Dredd$13,414,7142,557$13,414,714Sep 21Lionsgate
138Silent House$12,754,7832,124$12,754,783Mar 9Open Road Films (II)
139Playing for Keeps$12,717,9172,840$13,103,272Dec 7FilmDistrict
140People Like Us$12,434,7782,055$12,434,778Jun 29Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
141Gone$11,682,2052,186$11,682,205Feb 24Lionsgate
142The Words$11,494,8382,801$11,494,838Sep 7CBS Films
143Beasts of the Southern Wild$11,249,128318$12,795,746Jun 27Fox Searchlight Pictures
144Anna Karenina$10,825,005422$12,816,367Nov 16Focus Features
145To the Arctic 3D$10,518,62552$14,560,838Apr 20Warner Bros.
146New Year's Eve$10,339,3843,505$54,544,638Dec 9Warner Bros.
147The Intouchables$10,145,870194$10,198,820May 25The Weinstein Company
148The Darkest Hour$9,771,0102,327$21,443,494Dec 25Summit Entertainment
149Fun Size$9,409,5383,016$9,409,538Oct 26Paramount Pictures
150Bernie$9,206,631332$9,206,470Apr 27Millennium Entertainment
151Salmon Fishing in the Yemen$9,047,981524$9,047,981Mar 9CBS Films
152Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away$8,090,841840$12,512,862Dec 21Paramount Pictures
153Arbitrage$7,909,613256$7,919,574Sep 14Roadside Attractions
154Friends with Kids$7,241,073640$7,251,073Mar 9Roadside Attractions
155Seeking a Friend for the End of the World$7,078,7381,625$7,078,738Jun 22Focus Features
156A Separation$7,068,937282$7,099,055Dec 30Sony Pictures Classics
157The Collection$6,842,0581,403$6,842,058Nov 30LD Entertainment
158The Muppets$6,835,9543,440$88,631,237Nov 23Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
159Born to Be Wild$6,498,379208$25,978,556Apr 8Warner Bros.
160The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1$6,445,1794,066$281,287,133Nov 18Summit Entertainment
161My Week with Marilyn$5,983,702630$14,600,347Nov 23The Weinstein Company
162Chasing Mavericks$5,944,8702,030$6,002,756Oct 26Twentieth Century Fox
163Casa de mi Padre$5,909,483475$5,909,483Mar 16Lionsgate
164For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada$5,672,846757$5,672,846Jun 1Arc Entertainment
165The Sessions$5,529,310516$6,002,451Oct 19Fox Searchlight Pictures
166Won't Back Down$5,310,5542,517$5,310,554Sep 28Twentieth Century Fox
167Hubble 3D$5,275,577151$52,522,904Mar 19Warner Bros.
168October Baby
2012 Re-release
$5,157,886390$5,157,886Mar 23The Samuel Goldwyn Company
169Hitchcock$5,091,207561$6,008,677Nov 23Fox Searchlight Pictures
170Young Adult$5,004,756987$16,311,571Dec 9Paramount Pictures
171The Apparition$4,936,819810$4,936,819Aug 24Warner Bros.
172The Sitter$4,830,3912,752$30,441,326Dec 9Twentieth Century Fox
173A Dangerous Method$4,278,441365$5,704,709Nov 23Sony Pictures Classics
174Jeff, Who Lives at Home$4,269,426513$4,269,426Mar 16Paramount Vantage
175Goon$4,168,528242$4,168,528Feb 24Magnolia Pictures
176The Raid: Redemption$4,105,187881$4,105,187Mar 23Sony Pictures Classics
177Safety Not Guaranteed$4,010,957182$4,010,957Jun 8FilmDistrict
178Puss in Boots$4,009,5543,963$149,260,504Oct 28DreamWorks
179Bully
2012 Re-release
$3,863,446263$3,863,446Apr 13The Weinstein Company
180Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough$3,825,43127$5,705,874Oct 7National Geographic Entertainment
181The Cold Light of Day$3,763,5831,511$3,763,583Sep 7Lionsgate
182Nitro Circus: The Movie$3,377,618800$3,377,618Aug 8Arc Entertainment
183Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike$3,336,0531,012$3,336,053Oct 12Atlas Distribution Company
184Last Ounce of Courage$3,328,6741,407$3,329,674Sep 14Rocky Mountain Pictures
185Pina$3,326,40584$3,524,826Dec 23IFC Films
186Happy Feet Two$3,314,0723,611$64,006,466Nov 18Warner Bros.
187Robot & Frank$3,298,969209$3,325,038Aug 17The Samuel Goldwyn Company
188Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
2012 IMAX Release
$3,125,613322$3,125,613Sep 7Paramount Pictures
189Celeste & Jesse Forever$3,094,813586$3,094,813Aug 3Sony Pictures Classics
190Jab Tak Hai Jaan$3,047,539164$3,047,539Nov 13Yash Raj Films
191Albert Nobbs$3,014,696245$3,014,696Jan 27Roadside Attractions
192Searching for Sugar Man$3,008,598157$3,696,196Jul 27Sony Pictures Classics
193Talaash$2,853,901172$2,871,956Nov 30Reliance Big Pictures
194Barfi!$2,804,874132$2,804,874Sep 14UTV Motion Pictures
195Singin' in the Rain
2012 Re-release
$2,630,639561$1,608,925Jul 12Warner Bros.
196Samsara$2,618,73470$2,672,413Aug 24Oscilloscope
197Girl in Progress$2,609,412322$2,609,412May 11Lionsgate
198Jiro Dreams of Sushi$2,552,47880$2,552,478Mar 9Magnolia Pictures
199Ruby Sparks$2,540,106261$2,540,106Jul 25Fox Searchlight Pictures
200Jack and Jill$2,459,2203,438$74,158,157Nov 11Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)