Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies of 2012

From "Skyfall" to "Madagascar 3," the top box office films on a worldwide basis

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"The Amazing Spider-Man" successfully rebooted a series that had only been out of theaters for five years. Analysts said it benefited from new theaters in Asia and South America. Audiences abroad may have been familiar with the wall-crawler, but amenities like 3D and IMAX helped this story seem fresh.