Highest Grossing Movies of 2012 in Hollywood

There are numerous Hollywood movies released in 2012. Some movies have done a good business at the box office and some are average. 2012 proved to be a kickass movie year for the filmmakers as well as the audiences. Movienasha compiled a list of Highest Grossing Movies of 2012 in Hollywood. They are arranged according to their rank starting from bottom to top. Please leave comment or feedback if you think differently and have something in mind which you want me to notice. Your comments or feedback are most welcome!

Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies of 2012 

10. Men in Black 3 (2012)

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MIB3 is a American 3D comic science fiction action movie directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and produced by Walter F. parkes and Laurie MacDonald. It was released on May 25, 2012 starring will Smith, Tommy lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement, Michael Stuhlbarg and Emma Thompson. It is the third installment in the Men in Black film series. It is based on The Men in Black comic book series by Lowell Cunningham. It was released fifteen years after the original Men in Black (1997). It is one of the highest grossing movies $215 million and grossed over $624 million worldwide. The movie generally received positive reviews from critics. It is also the highest grossing film in the series.

9. The Hunger Games (2012)

highest grossing movies of 2012

The Hunger Games is a American science fiction adventure movie directed by Gary Ross and produced by Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik. It was released on March 23, 2012 starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz and many others. It is the first installment in The Hunger Games film series. The movie become one of the highest grossing movies of 2012 and received positive reviews from critics. The movie was made under the budget of $78 million and grossed over 691.2 million at the box office. The Song “Safe & Sound” won a Grammy Award and nominated for Best Original Song for Golden Globe Award. Jennifer Lawrence won the Saturn Award for Best Actress for his performance and many other Awards.

8. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (2012)

highest grossing movies of 2012

It is a American 3D computer animated comedy movie directed by Eric Darnell, Conrad Vermon and Tom McGrath. It was released on June 8, 2012 and produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The movie features Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Andy Richter and many others. It is the third installment of the Madagascar series. It is based on characters created by Tom McGrath and Eric Darnell. It is the first in the series to be released in 3D. It is also one of the highest grossing movies of 2012 which received positive reviews from critics and become commercially successful. It was made under the budget of $145 million and grossed over $746 million.

7. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

highest grossing movies of 2012

It is a American superhero movie directed by Marc Webb. It was released on July 3, 2012 starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen and soon. It is based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. It is the fourth theatrical Spider-Man movie produced by Marvel Entertainment and Columbia Pictures. It is released in 2D, 3D and IMAX 3D. It was made with a budget of $230 million and grossed over $757.9 million worldwide.

6. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn-Part 2 (2012)

highest grossing movies of 2012

Breaking Dawn -Part 2 is a American romantic fantasy and adventure movie directed by Bill Condon and produced by Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt and Stephenie Meyer. It is based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. The second part of a two-part forms the fifth and final installment in the series The Twilight Saga. It was released on November 16, 2012 starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, kellan Lutz, Elizabeth Reaser and many others. It become one of the highest grossing movies of Twilight series. The movie was made with a budget of $120 million and grossed over $830 million at the box-office.

5. Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

highest grossing movies of 2012

It is a American 3D computer animated comedy adventure movie directed by Steve Martino and Mike Thumeier. It was released on July 13, 2012 and produced by John C.Donikn, Lori Forte. The movie features the voice of  Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah. It is the fourth installment of the Ice Age Series. It is one of the highest grossing movies of 2012 but received mixed reviews from critics. It is the second Ice Age installment that utilises Digital 3D. It is the sequel in the series not directed by Carlos Saldanha. The movie was made under the budget of $95 million and grossed over $877.24 million worldwide.

4. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

highest grossing movies of 2012

It is a epic fantasy adventure movie directed by Peter Jackson and produced by Carolynne Cunningham, Zane Weiner, Fran Walsh. It was released on December 14, 2012 starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt, ken Stott, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm and many others. It is the first installment and based on the novel The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. It become the fourth highest grossing movies of 2012 which made under with a budget of $200-315 million and grossed over $1.017 billion.

3. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

highest grossing movies of 2012

It is a superhero movie directed by christopher Nolan and produced by Emma Thomas, Charles Roven. It was released on July 20, 2012 starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman and soon. It is the final installment in Nolan’s Batman film trilogy. The movie was made with a budget of $230 million and grossed over $1.084 million.It is based on the characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. It is a good movie to watch.

2. Skyfall (2012)

highest grossing movies of 2012

Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond movie directed by Sam Mendes and produced by Eon Productions. It was released on 9 November 2012 starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Albert Finney and soon. It is the good movie to watch. Skyfall won many Awards including Best Sound Editing, Best Original Song, Outstanding British Film, Best Action Movie, Best Song, Best Actor in a Action Movie, Best Director, Best Film, Best International movie and many others. It is the second highest grossing movies of 2012 made under the budget of $150-200 million and grossed over $1,108.6 million worldwide. It is the last movie of the series for Judi Dench, who played M in the previous six movies.

1. The Avengers (2012)

highest grossing movies of 2012

The Avengers is a must watch movie which i personally watch.Marvel’s The Avengers is a American superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It was released on May 4, 2012 and directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige.The movie features Robert Downey Jr. , Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg and many others. It is the sixth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is the first highest grossing movies of 2012 which grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide. It was made with a budget of $220 million. It is the first marvel production to generate $1 billion in ticket sales.

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