Top 20

2012

1. The Avengers ($623,357,910)

2012

US - DS/Rolled

Dir: Joss Whedon - Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Stellan Skarsgård, Tom Hiddleston, Paul Bettany (V), Mark Ruffalo, Jenny Agutter, Lou Ferrigno (V), Clark Gregg

2. The Dark Knight Rises ($448,139,099)

2012

US Imax

DS/Rolled

Dir: Christopher Nolan - Cast: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman, Liam Neeson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hardy, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Juno Temple, Josh Pence, Matthew Modine, Joey King

3. The Hunger Games ($408,010,692)

2012

US Advance

DS/Rolled

Dir: Gary Ross - Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Toby Jones, Wes Bentley, Willow Shields, Amandla Stenberg, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland

4. Skyfall ($304,360,277)

2012

US Bus Shelter (48x70in)

DS/Rolled

Dir: Sam Mendes - Cast: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem, Helen McCrory, Ben Whishaw, Judi Dench, Albert Finney, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe

5. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ($303,003,568)

2012

US

DS/Rolled

Dir: Peter Jackson - Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, Stephen Hunter, Dean O'Gorman, Aidan Turner, John Callen

6. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 ($292,324,737)

2012

US

DS/Rolled

Dir: Bill Condon - Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Maggie Grace, Dakota Fanning, Ashley Greene, Michael Sheen, Jamie Campbell Bower, Kellan Lutz, Mackenzie Foy, Nikki Reed

7. The Amazing Spider-Man ($262,030,663)

2012

US Bus Shelter (48x70in)

DS/Rolled

Dir: Marc Webb - Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Embeth Davidtz, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Denis Leary, C. Thomas Howell, Chris Zylka, Campbell Scott

8. Brave ($237,283,207)

2012

US Advance

DS/Rolled

Dir: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman - Voices: Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson, Kevin McKidd, Billy Connolly, Robbie Coltrane, Julie Walters, Craig Ferguson

9. Ted ($218,815,487)

2012

US Wilding

SS/Rolled

Dir: Seth MacFarlane - Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane (V), Joel McHale, Giovanni Ribisi, Patrick Warburton, Matt Walsh, Jessica Barth

10. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted ($216,391,482)

2012

US Advance - DS/Rolled

Dir: Eric Darnell, Conrad Vernon - Voices: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Frances McDormand, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, John DiMaggio, Christopher Knights, Bryan Cranston, Jessica Chastain, Martin Short

11. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax ($214,030,500)

2012

US

DS/Rolled

Dir: Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda - Voices: Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Betty White, Rob Riggle, Jenny Slate, Nasim Pedrad, Joel Swetow, Michael Beattie

12. Wreck-It Ralph ($189,422,889)

2012

US Advance

DS/Rolled

Dir: Rich Moore - Voices: John C. Reilly, Jane Lynch, Ken Jeong, Sarah Silverman, Brandon T. Jackson, Stefanie Scott, Jack McBrayer, Jamie Elman, Scott Menville, Jack Angel

13. Lincoln ($182,207,973)

2012

US International

DS/Rolled

Dir: Steven Spielberg - Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook

14. Men in Black III ($179,020,854)

2012

US Advance

DS/Rolled

Dir: Barry Sonnenfeld - Prod: Steven Spielberg - Cast: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Alice Eve, Josh Brolin, Emma Thompson, Bill Hader, Michael Stuhlbarg, Nicole Scherzinger, Jemaine Clement, Rip Torn

15. Django Unchained ($162,804,960)

2012

US

DS/Rolled

Dir: Quentin Tarantino - Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx, Zoe Bell, James Remar, Don Johnson, Franco Nero, Walton Goggins, Bruce Dern, James Russo

16. Ice Age: Continental Drift ($161,321,843)

2012

US Advance

DS/Rolled

Dir: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier - Voices: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah

17. Snow White and the Huntsman ($155,332,381)

2012

US International

DS/Rolled

Dir: Rupert Sanders - Cast: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Ian McShane, Sam Claflin, Ray Winstone, Toby Jones, Nick Frost, Bob Hoskins, Lily Cole

18. Les MisÚrables ($148,809,770)

2012

US International

DS/Rolled

Dir: Tom Hooper - Cast: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit, Isabelle Allen, Colm Wilkinson, Sophie Ellis

19. Hotel Transylvania ($148,313,048)

2012

US Advance

DS/Rolled

Dir: Genndy Tartakovsky - Voices: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, CeeLo Green, Jon Lovitz

20. Taken 2 ($139,854,287)

2012

US

DS/Rolled

Dir: Olivier Megaton - Prod: Luc Besson - Cast: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, D.B. Sweeney, Luke Grimes, Rade Serbedzija, Kevork Malikyan, Alain Figlarz