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Box Office Performance for Animation/Live Action Movies in 2012

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2012 GrossTickets Sold
1 The Avengers 5/4/2012 Adventure PG-13 $623,279,547 78,301,450
2 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 12/14/2012 Adventure PG-13 $246,289,507 30,940,892
3 Ted 6/29/2012 Comedy R $218,665,740 27,470,570
4 Men in Black 3 5/25/2012 Adventure PG-13 $179,020,854 22,490,057
5 Wrath of the Titans 3/30/2012 Adventure PG-13 $83,670,083 10,511,316
6 The Grey 1/27/2012 Thriller/Suspense R $51,580,136 6,479,916
7 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace 2/10/2012 Adventure PG $43,479,233 5,462,215
8 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked 12/16/2011 Comedy G $31,018,935 3,896,851
9 Hugo 11/23/2011 Adventure PG $22,834,350 2,868,636
10 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 5/28/2010 Documentary Not Rated $898,468 112,872
Total Gross of All Movies$1,500,736,853
Total Tickets Sold188,534,775

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2012. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2012. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.