Sony Pictures Entertainment ended 2012 with the studio’s biggest year ever as their films generated $4.440 billion. The studio ended the year #1 in domestic and worldwide marketshare industry wide. Twentieth Century Fox Film was #1 in 2012 internationally.
Sony Pictures hit all time highs with $1.768 billion in domestic ticket sales and $2.672 billion internationally. The 23rd James Bond film Skyfall was Sony’s top film, earning over $1 billion worldwide. It was followed by The Amazing Spider-Man‘s $752.2 million and Men in Black 3‘s $624 million. Also performing well for the studio were Hotel Transylvania ($312.6 million worldwide), 21 Jump Street ($201.6 million), Total Recall ( $198.5 million) and The Vow ($196.1 million).
Second place in worldwide and domestic marketshare belonged to Warner Bros. Pictures, which earned $4.25 billion, while Fox came in at No. 3 with $3.7 billion. Of that, Fox’s international take was $2.72 billion.
Walt Disney Pictures earned $3.6 billion worldwide for fourth place, Universal Pictures followed in fifth with $3 billion, and Paramount ended up in sixth with $2.4 billion.