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The 15 Highest-grossing films of 2012... worldwide

Here’s what the globe was watching.

IN A YEAR ripe with superheroes, sequels, and one last bite from the Twilight franchise, the box-office was booming in 2012.

We’ve taken a look at the 15 top-grossing films of the year worldwide.

If you were a Bat in black, a Disney toon, or Kristen Stewart, the box-office bowed in your favour.

We know The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises were among the best performances at cinemas this year. See what else joins them on the list. (We’re counting from 15 to 1, for added suspense…)

The 15 Highest-grossing films of 2012... worldwide
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  • The Lorax - €263.6 million

    Universal
  • Taken 2 - €274.6 million

    Fox screencap
  • Snow White and the Huntsman - €299.5 million

    Universal
  • Prometheus - €304 million

    20th Century Fox
  • Ted - €379.2 million

    Universal
  • Brave - €404.5 million

    Disney
  • Men in Black 3 - €471.5 million

    Sony Pictures/Wilson Webb
  • The Hunger Games - €518.8 million

    Lionsgate
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted - €560.9 million

    Paramount/Dreamworks
  • The Amazing Spider-man - €568.5 million

    Sony Pictures
  • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 - €588m

    Summit
  • Ice Age: Continental Drift - €661.2 million

    Fox
  • Skyfall - €718.3 million

    MGM
  • The Dark Knight Rises - €755 million

    Warner Bros./The Dark Knight Rises
  • The Avengers - €1.133 billion

    The superhero group made history in May when it debuted to the highest all-time opening weekend at cinemas with more than €156.7 million. (Marvel/Disney)

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