The Top 10 Most Searched For Movies On Google And Yahoo In 2012

Both Google and Yahoo have presented their year-end lists of search trends, and amongst this they’ve announced the top ten movie title searches of 2012 on each of their engines.

There are some significant differences. I suppose these might tell us something about the various users of these respective services – “I’m a Google. And I’m a Yahoo” – but I’ll leave it to you read it how you will. I think, though, I’m personally more of a Google.

Here’s Yahoo’s List.

10. The Expendables 2

9.  Skyfall

8. Snow White and the Huntsman

7. Prometheus

6. Magic Mike

5. Twilight – Breaking Dawn Part 2

4. The Amazing Spider-Man

3. The Avengers

2.  The Dark Knight Rises

1. The Hunger Games

Three comic book movies placed near the top, five films that are sequel-prequels – six if you count Spidey, seven if you count Hunger Games as its sequels were all but assured before it even started shooting. And, indeed, some sort of follow up to every film on that list has been promised – though in the case of the Batman movie it will be a reboot of some kind, most likely.

And now, Google’s list.

10. Dark Shadows

9. Taken 2

8. Paranormal Activity 4

7. Ek Tha Tiger

6. John Carter

5. Magic Mike

4. The Avengers

3. Prometheus

2. Skyfall

1. The Hunger Games

I think it’s now pretty clear that there’s a lot of people searching The Hunger Games all over the web.

Note that five films from each list didn’t factor on the other. Batman and Spider-Man didn’t get a look in at Google, while John Carter actually placed pretty well – I guess a lot of folk were looking to find out what the hell this nondescript title was actually attached to.

If you missed Ek Tha Tiger, which is kind of a Hindi take on James Bond movies, here’s its trailer.

YouTube Preview Image
Gerry+Conway+Charlie+Rose+Speak+TCA+Tour+zexYMop_XsXl

Gerry Conway Publicly Apologises To DC Comics

Battlefront

Dice Explain Decision To Reboot Rather Than Sequelize Battlefront

kelsie bell

Denver Comic Con '15: 34 Shots Of Cosplay From Day One

silicon heart1

A Kickstarter From The Heart: Silicon Hearts

bloodborne-screen-01-ps4-us-10jun14

Bloodborne Director Thinks the Challenge Of The Game Is Where The Fun Lies

Denver Comic Con ‘15: Who Would Win?

Screen Shot 2015-05-22 at 12.37.26 PM

A Look At Where Oddly Came From In Oddly Normal #7

A Behind The Scenes Look At The Controversial Game Of Thrones Episode Six

Denver Comic Con '15: Brian Venegas Brings Rotoro

IMG_0738

Denver Comic Con '15: 150 Opening Shots Of So Many Geek Things