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Box Office Performance for Digital Animation Movies in 2012

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2012 GrossTickets Sold
1 Brave 6/22/2012 Adventure PG $237,277,071 29,808,677
2 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 6/8/2012 Adventure PG $216,391,482 27,184,859
3 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax 3/2/2012 Adventure PG $214,030,500 26,888,253
4 Wreck-It Ralph 11/2/2012 Adventure PG $178,501,640 22,424,829
5 Ice Age: Continental Drift 7/13/2012 Adventure PG $161,204,082 20,251,769
6 Hotel Transylvania 9/28/2012 Comedy PG $146,172,361 18,363,361
7 Rise of the Guardians 11/21/2012 Adventure PG $97,227,667 12,214,531
8 Finding Nemo 5/30/2003 Adventure G $40,795,794 5,125,099
9 The Adventures of Tintin 12/21/2011 Adventure PG $30,116,684 3,783,503
10 Monsters, Inc. 11/2/2001 Adventure G $27,981,554 3,515,270
11 Puss in Boots 10/28/2011 Adventure PG $3,776,843 474,477
12 Happy Feet Two 11/18/2011 Adventure PG $3,198,298 401,796
13 Arthur Christmas 11/23/2011 Adventure PG $642,234 80,682
14 A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman 11/2/2012 Comedy R $5,102 640
15 Terkel i knibe 10/15/2010 Adventure Not Rated $3,259 409
Total Gross of All Movies$1,357,324,571
Total Tickets Sold170,518,155

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.