film The Best Children's Movies of 2012  

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List of the best 2012 children's movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. These films are great for young children ages 3-13, as they're very visually stimulating and family friendly. These are all the children's movies that defined the year 2012, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

A factual list, featuring movies like Wreck-It Ralph and Frankenweenie. This isn't necessarily a list of all children's movies from 2012, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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The Lorax Taylor Swift, Zac Efron, Betty White

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Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Vanessa Hudgens, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine

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Frankenweenie Winona Ryder, Elle Fanning, Christopher Lee

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Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings Lucy Liu, Lucy Hale, Raven-Symoné

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Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups Cheryl Ladd, G. Hannelius, Diedrich Bader

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Wreck-It Ralph Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Mindy Kaling

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Hotel Transylvania Selena Gomez, Adam Sandler, Snoop Dogg

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ParaNorman Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Ariel Winter

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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Jessica Chastain, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Peyton List, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn

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Ice Age: Continental Drift Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Drake

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The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure Christopher Lloyd, Jaime Pressly, Toni Braxton

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The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! Salma Hayek, David Tennant, Hugh Grant

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Oomakkuyil Padumbol Shankar Panicker, Sangita, Nilambur Ayisha

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Thunderstruck Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller

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Sesame Street: Singing with the Stars Adam Sandler, Sheryl Crow, Ricky Gervais