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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 8
UK gross: £27,083,155
US gross: $296,623,634
Global gross: $687,919,304
UK gross: £29,308,657
US gross: $300,531,751
Global gross: $681,076,779
UK gross: £30,636,792
US gross: $281,287,133
Global gross: $662,258,172
2nd January 2013
Superheroes took the world by storm in 2012 with The Avengers (Avengers Assemble to us UK folk) taking the title of top grossing film across the world with a gross income of $1,514,279,547.
The runner up was another super hero movie, this time in the form of Batman in The Dark Knight Rises with took $1,078,930,642 globally.
Next up is the top British film of all time as Bond has his best film at the world box office ever and took $983,900,000 in 2012 with Skyfall.
Ice Age: Continental Drift took $877,111,391 making it the fourth best film of the year and the fifth best film is The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 with $794,805,734.
It wouldn't be right to mention 2012 with thinking of The Hobbit: Am Unexpected Journey which has to date taken $686,703,000, and will probably end up near the $1 billion mark making it one of the top film released in 2012 although much of that will be taken in 2013.
2nd January 2013
No surprise at all to see that Skyfall is the top UK film of 2012, taking in a staggering £100 million pound at the box office.
Not only is the latest Bond movie the top UK film of the year but it's also the first film in the UK to go over the 100 million on box office takings.
Runner up is The Dark Knight Rises which took £55,769,510, half that of Skyfall.
The rest of the top 5 films of 2012 are Avengers Assemble with £51,614,076, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 with £35,029,721 and Ice Age: Continental Drift with £30,048,246. The top films films of the year took £271,487,628 in total grosses compared to 2011 £229,147,006, concluding that cinema attendance was up in 2012.