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2012 DOMESTIC GROSSES

Total Grosses of all Movies Released in 2012

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–500 - #501–600 - #601–669
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RankMovie Title (click to view)Studio
Est. Total Tkts / TheatersOpening Est. Tkts / TheatersOpenClose
1Marvel's The AvengersBV76,881,2004,34925,546,6004,3495/410/4
2The Dark Knight RisesWB57,581,8004,40420,679,6004,4047/2012/13
3The Hunger GamesLGF50,863,3004,13719,259,6004,1373/239/6
4SkyfallSony37,842,0003,52610,977,0003,50511/93/10
5The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyWB (NL)37,833,7004,10010,511,5004,04512/144/25
6The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2LG/S36,328,5004,07017,523,9004,07011/163/7
7The Amazing Spider-ManSony33,677,9004,3187,969,8004,3187/310/14
8BraveBV29,957,5004,1648,167,9004,1646/221/17
9TedUni.28,121,6003,3036,701,4003,2396/2910/25
10Dr. Seuss' The LoraxUni.26,928,2003,7698,865,8003,7293/27/26
11Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedP/DW26,906,7004,2637,428,2004,2586/810/18
12Wreck-It RalphBV23,554,2003,7526,091,8003,75211/25/2
13LincolnBV22,732,0002,293117,3001111/94/25
14MIB 3Sony22,113,0004,2486,723,2004,2485/259/9
15Ice Age: Continental DriftFox20,724,5003,8865,993,5003,8817/132/7
16Django UnchainedWein.20,442,7003,0123,742,0003,01012/255/16
17Snow White and the HuntsmanUni.19,205,7003,7776,923,4003,7736/19/6
18Les Miserables (2012)Uni.18,673,3002,9273,389,0002,81412/254/4
19Hotel TransylvaniaSony18,430,3003,3755,465,6003,3499/282/28
20Taken 2Fox17,375,3003,7066,150,9003,66110/52/21
2121 Jump StreetSony17,293,4003,1484,583,7003,1213/167/1
22ArgoWB16,943,9003,2472,417,2003,23210/124/24
23Silver Linings PlaybookWein.16,568,1002,80955,0001611/166/6
24Safe HouseUni.15,946,1003,1215,072,3003,1192/105/17
25The VowSGem15,778,8003,0385,202,3002,9582/105/17
26PrometheusFox15,646,7003,4426,287,0003,3966/89/20
27Life of PiFox15,588,5002,9462,789,0002,92711/217/25
28Magic MikeWB14,617,2003,1204,818,6002,9306/299/27
29The Bourne LegacyUni.14,540,8003,7534,902,7003,7458/1011/8
30Journey 2: The Mysterious IslandWB (NL)13,094,3003,5003,451,4003,4702/106/28
31Rise of the GuardiansP/DW12,876,4003,6722,953,2003,65311/214/11
32Zero Dark ThirtySony12,053,7002,94651,800512/193/31
33FlightPar.11,652,8002,6383,093,2001,88411/22/14
34Think Like a ManSGem11,276,2002,0524,142,4002,0154/207/8
35The CampaignWB11,164,2003,3023,417,5003,2058/1011/22
36The Expendables 2LGF10,922,5003,3553,675,0003,3168/1711/22
37Wrath of the TitansWB10,304,2003,5454,224,4003,5453/306/28
38Jack ReacherPar.10,031,9003,3521,889,5003,35212/213/21
39Dark ShadowsWB9,839,3003,7553,655,8003,7555/118/16
40Parental GuidanceFox9,702,9003,3681,808,0003,36712/255/23
41John CarterBV9,199,4003,7493,810,6003,7493/96/28
42Act of ValorRela.8,829,8003,0533,090,5003,0392/246/7
43This Is 40Uni.8,465,7002,9311,438,4002,91212/212/28
44Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness ProtectionLGF8,438,7002,1613,126,9002,1616/299/20
45ContrabandUni.8,400,0002,8703,074,5002,8631/133/15
46LooperTriS8,259,3002,9932,673,7002,9929/281/1
47Hope SpringsSony8,162,2002,4411,883,0002,3618/810/21
48Chronicle (2012)Fox8,150,5002,9082,778,3002,9072/36/7
49Pitch PerfectUni.8,076,0002,787661,9003359/282/14
50BattleshipUni.8,067,5003,7023,144,7003,6905/188/2
51Mirror MirrorRela.8,000,0003,6182,289,4003,6033/308/16
52Underworld AwakeningSGem7,868,8003,0783,195,3003,0781/203/8
53Total Recall (2012)Sony7,566,5003,6013,287,6003,6018/310/7
54The Lucky OneWB7,446,6003,1752,773,2003,1554/207/19
55The DictatorPar.7,349,9003,0142,147,2003,0085/167/26
56ParaNormanFocus7,186,1003,4551,810,7003,4298/171/3
57Titanic 3DPar.7,128,6003,6742,128,8002,6744/46/7
58American ReunionUni.7,021,1003,2032,649,5003,1924/65/31
59This Means WarFox6,907,7003,1892,197,7003,1892/176/14
60Project XWB6,903,8003,0552,658,0003,0553/25/17
61The Woman in BlackCBS6,858,6002,8562,635,6002,8552/35/3
62The Devil InsidePar.6,725,0002,5514,259,2002,2851/63/22
63Paranormal Activity 4Par.6,695,8003,4123,603,0003,41210/191/3
64The Odd Life of Timothy GreenBV6,653,2002,7171,391,1002,5988/151/17
65Ghost Rider: Spirit of VengeanceSony6,533,0003,1742,792,3003,1742/175/10
66The GreyORF6,512,1003,2082,483,0003,1851/274/19
67The PossessionLGF6,301,6002,8602,279,2002,8168/3111/22
68Red TailsFox6,296,8002,5732,371,5002,5121/206/7
69Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog DaysFox6,294,3003,4011,879,6003,3918/312/20
70Savages (2012)Uni.6,090,2002,6352,058,7002,6287/69/6
71Beauty and the Beast (3D)BV6,011,2002,6252,241,4002,6251/135/3
72SinisterLG/S5,973,7002,5422,237,0002,52710/121/3
73Moonrise KingdomFocus5,775,80092464,40045/2511/1
74The Best Exotic Marigold HotelFoxS5,753,4001,29890,800275/410/25
75Here Comes the BoomSony5,629,7003,0141,467,9003,01410/122/18
76Red Dawn (2012)FD5,569,2002,7811,773,5002,72411/212/21
77Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (in 3D)Fox5,486,3002,6552,837,1002,6552/105/28
78The Three StoogesFox5,463,6003,4822,094,8003,4774/138/16
79Resident Evil: RetributionSGem5,414,2003,0162,705,9003,0129/1411/11
80Finding Nemo (3D)BV5,249,0002,9042,145,0002,9049/141/17
81The Cabin in the WoodsLGF5,182,6002,8111,815,7002,8114/137/12
82End of WatchORF5,172,5002,7801,690,6002,7309/211/17
83What to Expect When You're ExpectingLGF5,074,2003,0211,298,9003,0215/188/2
84LawlessWein.4,798,6003,1381,285,6002,8888/2911/29
85Rock of AgesWB (NL)4,777,8003,4701,778,0003,4706/158/16
86Abraham Lincoln: Vampire HunterFox4,698,5003,1092,008,2003,1086/229/20
87The Guilt TripPar.4,652,1002,431657,2002,43112/193/7
88That's My BoySony4,573,7003,0301,656,9003,0306/157/22
89The WatchFox4,539,4003,1681,638,9003,1687/2710/18
90Trouble with the CurveWB4,512,4003,2121,563,2003,2129/2112/13
91Step Up RevolutionLG/S4,508,0002,6061,507,9002,5677/2710/4
92Tyler Perry's Good DeedsLGF4,419,7002,1321,967,7002,1322/245/17
93FrankenweenieBV4,385,2003,0051,417,7003,00510/52/28
942016 Obama's AmericaRM4,295,4002,0174,10017/1310/11
95Monsters, Inc. (3D)BV4,265,0002,618593,1002,61812/195/2
96House at the End of The StreetRela.3,991,9003,0831,579,3003,0839/2112/20
97Joyful NoiseWB3,905,6002,7351,417,3002,7351/133/22
98The Pirates! Band of MisfitsSony3,833,4003,3581,371,6003,3584/278/5
99ChimpanzeeBV3,570,3001,5671,314,5001,5634/208/9
100The Five-Year EngagementUni.3,551,2002,9411,306,7002,9364/276/21
Summary of 669 Movies on Chart:
Totals:1,375,657,100-----
Averages:2,056,300-----
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