Unless there is some freakish spike today, the following ten movies will go down as the ten highest-grossing films of 2012. These figures--as of 11:59PM December 30, 2012-- come to us courtesy of one my favorite websites, boxofficemojo.com.

 

#10 - Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted ($216,391,482)

 

 

#9 - Ted ($218,665,740)

 

 

#8 - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ($221,743,000)

 

 

#7 - Brave ($237,259,580)

 

 

#6 - The Amazing Spider-man ($262,030,663)

 

 

#5 - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 ($286,039,065)

 

 

#4 - Skyfall ($289,600,000)

 

 

#3 - The Hunger Games ($408,010,692)

 

 

#2 - The Dark Knight Rises ($448,139,099)

 

 

#1 - Marvel's The Avengers ($623,357,910)