Box-Office Battles: The Top 20 Movies of 2012

Thanks to Box-Office Mojo, here are the top 20 films of 2012 according to their world wide box-office returns. Interesting to see how high some kids films made it. Ice Age: Continental Drift came in at number 4 and Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted  hit number 7. The French drama The Intouchables  proved that “foreign” films can easily make the cut and people lined up in droves to see the Titanic sink again – in 3D.

Rank Movie Title Total Gross (Worldwide)
1 The Avengers $1,511.8
2 The Dark Knight Rises $1,081.0
3 Skyfall $1,000.2
4 Ice Age: Continental Drift $875.2
5 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 $799.2
6 The Amazing Spider-Man $752.2
7 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted $742.1
8 The Hunger Games $686.5
9 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $685.7
10 Men in Black 3 $624.0
11 Brave $535.4
12 Ted $501.8
13 The Intouchables $420.8
14 Prometheus $402.5
15 Snow White and the Huntsman $396.4
16 Taken 2 $365.5
17 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax $348.8
18 Titanic 3D $343.6
19 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island $325.9
20 Hotel Transylvania $311.0