The year 2012 in cinema will be remembered as one of the best ever.
Many of the Oscar-nominated pictures garnered critical and popular acclaim. Look for Oscar to share the gold.
The Oscars will air on ABC at 7 p.m. Sunday.
Here are domestic box-office grosses, as of Feb. 17, of the Oscar picture nominees:
"Amour" - $3.9 million, four Oscar nominations
"Argo" - $126.8 million, seven Oscar nominations
"Beasts of the Southern Wild"- $12 million, four Oscar nominations
"Django Unchained" - $156.9 million, five Oscar nominations