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2012 OPENING GROSSES

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Opening% of TotalTheaters / AverageTotal GrossDate*
1 Marvel's The Avengers BV $207,438,708 33.3% 4,349 $47,698 $623,357,910 5/4/12
2 The Dark Knight Rises WB $160,887,295 35.9% 4,404 $36,532 $448,139,099 7/20/12
3 The Hunger Games LGF $152,535,747 37.4% 4,137 $36,871 $408,010,692 3/23/12
4 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $141,067,634 48.3% 4,070 $34,660 $292,324,737 11/16/12
5 Skyfall Sony $88,364,714 29.0% 3,505 $25,211 $304,360,277 11/9/12
6 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $84,617,303 27.9% 4,045 $20,919 $303,003,568 12/14/12
7 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Uni. $70,217,070 32.8% 3,729 $18,830 $214,030,500 3/2/12
8 Brave BV $66,323,594 28.0% 4,164 $15,928 $237,283,207 6/22/12
9 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $62,004,688 23.7% 4,318 $14,360 $262,030,663 7/3/12
10 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $60,316,738 27.9% 4,258 $14,166 $216,391,482 6/8/12
11 Snow White and the Huntsman Uni. $56,217,700 36.2% 3,773 $14,900 $155,332,381 6/1/12
12 MIB 3 Sony $54,592,779 30.5% 4,248 $12,851 $179,020,854 5/25/12
13 Ted Uni. $54,415,205 24.9% 3,239 $16,800 $218,815,487 6/29/12
14 Prometheus Fox $51,050,101 40.4% 3,396 $15,032 $126,477,084 6/8/12
15 Taken 2 Fox $49,514,769 35.4% 3,661 $13,525 $139,854,287 10/5/12
16 Wreck-It Ralph BV $49,038,712 25.9% 3,752 $13,070 $189,422,889 11/2/12
17 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $46,629,259 28.9% 3,881 $12,015 $161,321,843 7/13/12
18 Hotel Transylvania Sony $42,522,194 28.7% 3,349 $12,697 $148,313,048 9/28/12
19 The Vow SGem $41,202,458 33.0% 2,958 $13,929 $125,014,030 2/10/12
20 Safe House Uni. $40,172,720 31.8% 3,119 $12,880 $126,373,434 2/10/12
21 Magic Mike WB $39,127,170 34.4% 2,930 $13,354 $113,721,571 6/29/12
22 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $38,142,825 33.7% 3,745 $10,185 $113,203,870 8/10/12
23 21 Jump Street Sony $36,302,612 26.2% 3,121 $11,632 $138,447,667 3/16/12
24 The Devil Inside Par. $33,732,515 63.3% 2,285 $14,763 $53,261,944 1/6/12
25 Think Like a Man SGem $33,636,303 36.7% 2,015 $16,693 $91,547,205 4/20/12
26 Wrath of the Titans WB $33,457,188 40.0% 3,545 $9,438 $83,670,083 3/30/12
27 John Carter BV $30,180,188 41.3% 3,749 $8,050 $73,078,100 3/9/12
28 Django Unchained Wein. $30,122,888 18.5% 3,010 $10,008 $162,805,434 12/25/12
29 Dark Shadows WB $29,685,274 37.2% 3,755 $7,906 $79,727,149 5/11/12
30 Paranormal Activity 4 Par. $29,003,866 53.8% 3,412 $8,501 $53,900,335 10/19/12
31 The Expendables 2 LGF $28,591,370 33.6% 3,316 $8,622 $85,028,192 8/17/12
32 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island WB $27,335,363 26.3% 3,470 $7,878 $103,860,290 2/10/12
33 Les Miserables (2012) Uni. $27,281,735 18.3% 2,814 $9,695 $148,809,770 12/25/12
34 The Campaign WB $26,588,460 30.6% 3,205 $8,296 $86,907,746 8/10/12
35 Total Recall (2012) Sony $25,577,758 43.4% 3,601 $7,103 $58,877,969 8/3/12
36 Battleship Uni. $25,534,825 39.0% 3,690 $6,920 $65,422,625 5/18/12
37 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection LGF $25,390,575 38.7% 2,161 $11,749 $65,653,242 6/29/12
38 Underworld Awakening SGem $25,306,725 40.6% 3,078 $8,222 $62,321,039 1/20/12
39 Flight Par. $24,900,566 26.6% 1,884 $13,217 $93,772,375 11/2/12
40 Act of Valor Rela. $24,476,632 35.0% 3,039 $8,054 $70,012,847 2/24/12
41 Contraband Uni. $24,349,815 36.6% 2,863 $8,505 $66,528,000 1/13/12
42 Rise of the Guardians P/DW $23,773,465 23.0% 3,653 $6,508 $103,412,758 11/21/12
43 The Lucky One WB $22,518,358 37.2% 3,155 $7,137 $60,457,138 4/20/12
44 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (in 3D) Fox $22,469,932 51.7% 2,655 $8,463 $43,456,382 2/10/12
45 Life of Pi Fox $22,451,514 18.0% 2,927 $7,670 $124,987,023 11/21/12
46 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Sony $22,115,334 42.7% 3,174 $6,968 $51,774,002 2/17/12
47 Chronicle (2012) Fox $22,004,098 34.1% 2,907 $7,569 $64,575,175 2/3/12
48 American Reunion Uni. $21,514,080 37.7% 3,192 $6,740 $57,011,521 4/6/12
49 Resident Evil: Retribution SGem $21,052,227 49.7% 3,012 $6,989 $42,345,531 9/14/12
50 Project X WB $21,051,363 38.5% 3,055 $6,891 $54,731,865 3/2/12
51 Lincoln BV $21,049,406 11.6% 1,775 $11,859 $182,207,973 11/16/12
52 The Woman in Black CBS $20,874,072 38.4% 2,855 $7,311 $54,333,290 2/3/12
53 Looper TriS $20,801,522 31.3% 2,992 $6,952 $66,486,205 9/28/12
54 The Grey ORF $19,665,101 38.1% 3,185 $6,174 $51,580,236 1/27/12
55 Argo WB $19,458,109 14.3% 3,232 $6,020 $136,025,503 10/12/12
56 Red Tails Fox $18,782,154 37.7% 2,512 $7,477 $49,876,377 1/20/12
57 Mirror Mirror Rela. $18,132,085 27.9% 3,603 $5,032 $64,935,167 3/30/12
58 Sinister LG/S $18,007,634 37.4% 2,527 $7,126 $48,086,903 10/12/12
59 Beauty and the Beast (3D) BV $17,751,905 37.3% 2,625 $6,763 $47,617,067 1/13/12
60 The Possession LGF $17,732,480 36.1% 2,816 $6,297 $49,130,154 8/31/12
61 The Dictator Par. $17,435,092 29.2% 3,008 $5,796 $59,650,222 5/16/12
62 This Means War Fox $17,405,930 31.8% 3,189 $5,458 $54,760,791 2/17/12
63 Titanic 3D Par. $17,285,453 29.9% 2,674 $6,464 $57,884,114 4/4/12
64 The Three Stooges Fox $17,010,125 38.4% 3,477 $4,892 $44,338,224 4/13/12
65 Finding Nemo (3D) BV $16,687,773 40.6% 2,904 $5,746 $41,128,283 9/14/12
66 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $16,306,974 43.5% 3,108 $5,247 $37,519,139 6/22/12
67 Savages (2012) Uni. $16,016,910 33.8% 2,628 $6,095 $47,382,068 7/6/12
68 Tyler Perry's Good Deeds LGF $15,583,924 44.5% 2,132 $7,310 $35,025,791 2/24/12
69 Jack Reacher Par. $15,210,156 19.0% 3,352 $4,538 $80,070,736 12/21/12
70 Pitch Perfect Uni. $14,846,830 22.8% 2,770 $5,360 $65,001,093 10/5/12
71 The Cabin in the Woods LGF $14,743,614 35.0% 2,811 $5,245 $42,073,277 4/13/12
72 Hope Springs Sony $14,650,121 23.1% 2,361 $6,205 $63,536,011 8/8/12
73 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $14,623,599 29.8% 3,391 $4,312 $49,008,662 8/3/12
74 Parental Guidance Fox $14,554,053 18.8% 3,367 $4,323 $77,267,296 12/25/12
75 Rock of Ages WB (NL) $14,437,269 37.5% 3,470 $4,161 $38,518,613 6/15/12
76 Red Dawn (2012) FD $14,276,668 31.9% 2,724 $5,241 $44,806,783 11/21/12
77 ParaNorman Focus $14,087,050 25.2% 3,429 $4,108 $56,003,051 8/17/12
78 That's My Boy Sony $13,453,714 36.4% 3,030 $4,440 $36,931,089 6/15/12
79 End of Watch ORF $13,152,683 32.1% 2,730 $4,818 $41,003,371 9/21/12
80 The Watch Fox $12,750,297 36.1% 3,168 $4,025 $35,353,000 7/27/12
81 House at the End of The Street Rela. $12,287,234 38.9% 3,083 $3,985 $31,611,916 9/21/12
82 Trouble with the Curve WB $12,162,040 34.0% 3,212 $3,786 $35,763,137 9/21/12
83 Here Comes the Boom Sony $11,816,596 26.1% 3,014 $3,921 $45,290,318 10/12/12
84 Step Up Revolution LG/S $11,731,708 33.4% 2,567 $4,570 $35,074,677 7/27/12
85 Sparkle (2012) TriS $11,643,342 47.7% 2,244 $5,189 $24,397,469 8/17/12
86 This Is 40 Uni. $11,579,175 17.1% 2,912 $3,976 $67,544,505 12/21/12
87 One For the Money LGF $11,515,790 43.6% 2,737 $4,207 $26,414,527 1/27/12
88 Frankenweenie BV $11,412,213 32.3% 3,005 $3,798 $35,291,068 10/5/12
89 Alex Cross LG/S $11,396,768 44.0% 2,539 $4,489 $25,888,412 10/19/12
90 Joyful Noise WB $11,225,190 36.3% 2,735 $4,104 $30,932,113 1/13/12
91 The Pirates! Band of Misfits Sony $11,137,734 35.9% 3,358 $3,317 $31,051,126 4/27/12
92 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $10,822,903 20.9% 2,598 $4,166 $51,854,875 8/15/12
93 Chimpanzee BV $10,673,748 36.8% 1,563 $6,829 $28,972,764 4/20/12
94 The Five-Year Engagement Uni. $10,610,060 36.8% 2,936 $3,614 $28,835,528 4/27/12
95 What to Expect When You're Expecting LGF $10,547,068 25.6% 3,021 $3,491 $41,152,203 5/18/12
96 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close WB $10,045,332 31.5% 2,630 $3,820 $31,847,881 1/20/12
97 Lawless Wein. $10,001,982 26.7% 2,888 $3,463 $37,400,127 8/29/12
98 Cloud Atlas WB $9,612,247 35.5% 2,008 $4,787 $27,108,272 10/26/12
99 Haywire Rela. $8,425,370 44.5% 2,439 $3,454 $18,942,396 1/20/12
100 Silent Hill: Revelation 3D ORF $8,023,036 45.8% 2,933 $2,735 $17,529,157 10/26/12
101 Man on a Ledge LG/S $8,001,932 43.0% 2,998 $2,669 $18,620,000 1/27/12
102 Chernobyl Diaries WB $7,955,307 43.9% 2,433 $3,270 $18,119,640 5/25/12
103 The Man with the Iron Fists Uni. $7,910,980 50.6% 1,868 $4,235 $15,634,090 11/2/12
104 Safe (2012) LGF $7,892,539 46.0% 2,266 $3,483 $17,142,080 4/27/12
105 Big Miracle Uni. $7,760,205 38.5% 2,129 $3,645 $20,157,300 2/3/12
106 The Raven Rela. $7,289,642 45.5% 2,203 $3,309 $16,008,272 4/27/12
107 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $7,138,266 28.2% 2,730 $2,615 $25,326,071 7/5/12
108 Killing Them Softly Wein. $6,812,900 45.3% 2,424 $2,811 $15,026,056 11/30/12
109 Silent House ORF $6,661,234 52.2% 2,124 $3,136 $12,754,783 3/9/12
110 Wanderlust Uni. $6,526,650 37.4% 2,002 $3,260 $17,450,535 2/24/12
111 2016 Obama's America RM $6,509,433 19.5% 1,091 $5,966 $33,449,086 8/24/12
112 The Secret World of Arrietty BV $6,446,395 33.6% 1,522 $4,235 $19,202,743 2/17/12
113 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $6,383,203 13.8% 1,233 $5,177 $46,412,041 5/25/12
114 Dredd LGF $6,278,491 46.8% 2,506 $2,505 $13,414,714 9/21/12
115 Lockout FD $6,231,836 43.5% 2,308 $2,700 $14,326,864 4/13/12
116 A Thousand Words P/DW $6,176,280 33.5% 1,890 $3,268 $18,450,127 3/9/12
117 Premium Rush Sony $6,030,164 29.7% 2,255 $2,674 $20,275,446 8/24/12
118 Playing for Keeps FD $5,750,288 43.9% 2,837 $2,027 $13,102,272 12/7/12
119 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $5,478,521 22.7% 809 $6,772 $24,149,393 1/6/12
120 The Iron Lady Wein. $5,412,934 18.0% 802 $6,749 $30,017,992 1/13/12
121 The Guilt Trip Par. $5,290,629 14.2% 2,431 $2,176 $37,134,215 12/19/12
122 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $4,926,837 10.8% 854 $5,769 $45,512,466 6/29/12
123 Monsters, Inc. (3D) BV $4,774,686 14.0% 2,618 $1,824 $34,043,006 12/19/12
124 Gone LG/S $4,770,360 40.8% 2,186 $2,182 $11,682,205 2/24/12
125 The Words CBS $4,750,894 41.3% 2,801 $1,696 $11,494,838 9/7/12
126 Hit and Run ORF $4,526,222 32.9% 2,870 $1,577 $13,749,300 8/22/12
127 The Master Wein. $4,391,092 26.8% 788 $5,572 $16,377,274 9/21/12
128 People Like Us BV $4,255,423 34.2% 2,055 $2,071 $12,434,778 6/29/12
129 Seven Psychopaths CBS $4,174,915 27.8% 1,480 $2,821 $15,024,049 10/12/12
130 Fun Size Par. $4,101,017 43.6% 3,014 $1,361 $9,409,538 10/26/12
131 Silver Linings Playbook Wein. $4,079,314 3.1% 745 $5,476 $132,092,958 12/25/12
132 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Focus $3,822,803 54.0% 1,625 $2,352 $7,078,738 6/22/12
133 To Rome with Love SPC $3,111,627 18.6% 806 $3,861 $16,685,867 7/6/12
134 The Collection LD $3,104,269 45.4% 1,403 $2,213 $6,842,058 11/30/12
135 The Apparition WB $2,841,488 57.6% 810 $3,508 $4,936,819 8/24/12
136 Won't Back Down Fox $2,603,370 49.0% 2,515 $1,035 $5,310,554 9/28/12
137 The Artist Wein. $2,371,803 5.3% 662 $3,583 $44,671,682 1/20/12
138 Chasing Mavericks Fox $2,268,274 37.8% 2,002 $1,133 $6,002,756 10/26/12
139 Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Par. $2,162,993 17.3% 840 $2,575 $12,512,862 12/21/12
140 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $2,150,064 12.1% 726 $2,962 $17,742,948 10/12/12
141 For Greater Glory ArcEnt $1,885,608 33.2% 757 $2,491 $5,672,846 6/1/12
142 The Cold Light of Day LG/S $1,831,588 48.7% 1,511 $1,212 $3,763,583 9/7/12
143 Atlas Shrugged: Part II ADC $1,751,572 52.5% 1,012 $1,731 $3,336,053 10/12/12
144 Last Ounce of Courage RM $1,585,994 47.6% 1,407 $1,127 $3,329,674 9/14/12
145 Friends with Kids RAtt. $1,454,561 20.1% 640 $2,273 $7,251,073 3/16/12
146 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $1,183,701 35.0% 800 $1,480 $3,377,618 8/8/12
147 The Raid: Redemption SPC $961,454 23.4% 881 $1,091 $4,105,187 4/13/12
148 Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $443,901 41.6% 2,160 $206 $1,065,907 8/29/12
Totals and Averages (148 Movies):
Totals:$3,330,470,31031.2%--$10,684,309,637-
Averages:$22,503,17831.2%2,661$8,456$72,191,281-
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