All of these amazing filmmakers debuted some of their most memorable and successful films this year, highlighting their 10th birthdays.
It was the start of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the Disney Channel Original Films were directed by future award-winning actors and a princess was coronated due to her bravery in her film, which now serves as a Pixar classic.
While Pixar was gearing up to release films about sentient emotions and everyone''s favorite, forgetful fish, Disney was taking a cue from the animation studio by developing a film centered on the lives of video game gamers.
Wreck-It Ralph, who plays a character in candy, was announced just in time for Halloween on October 29, 2012, and received not only Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations, but a sequel six years later, Ralph Breaks The Internet.
Merida became the first Disney princess in a Pixar film to become an official princess as of her 10th birthday, and she was coronated almost a year after her film debut.
Brave was released on June 22, 2012 and followed Merida, a tomboy princess who prefers to shoot her own bows and arrows instead of becoming the prize of the boy who is the best. She is also only one of two princesses to not have a prince.
The beginning of a global phenomenon that would someday include 30 movies featuring a wide variety of beloved superhero characters, but it''s the first film in the franchise that has reintroduced the world to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
With a huge cast including Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johanson, Chris Evans, and other actors who join forces to keep Tom Hiddleston''s Loki from gaining unlimited power in the Avengers.
Although this DCOM on different pairs of BFFs and their off-again friendships was full of skills, no one anticipated it to be a starting point for so many Hollywood stars.
Frenemies premiered on Disney Channel two weeks ago and featured Bella Thorne, the future Cobra Kai student Mary Mouser, Love, Simon star Nick Robinson, and the multi-talented Emmy Award-winning actress Zendaya.
Partysaurus Rex made its theatrical debut ahead of the release of Finding Nemo in 3D on September 14, 2012 as part of the Toy Story Toons series of shorts and centered on everyone''s favorite, nervous dinosaur.
Rex, a prominent Toy Story voice actors, who leads this film when he gets left in the bathroom and throws a party with Bonnie''s bath toys, is named in the 7-minute short.
Chimpanzee was the sixth nature film by Disneynature and follows an orphaned chimp named Oscar and his journey to being adopted by another chimpanzee who cares for him and raises him.
Tim Allen, who plays Disney and Pixar, said the film was released in theaters on April 20, 2012, combining with the Earth Day weekend from that year, and became the most popular Disneynature film with its $10.2 million earnings during the opening weekend.
On February 17, 2012, Radio Rebel aired on Disney Channel and featured Debby Ryan, Merritt Patterson, and Adam DiMarco, all known for a later Zendaya-led DCOM.
Tara Adams, a chastised high school student by day who is secretly a popular radio DJ by the night, is filmed and filmed, but the filmmaker refuses to expulse the DJ for her mischievous behavior.
Frankenweenie, directed by Tim Burton, became the first black-and-white feature-length film to be released in IMAX 3D when it first appeared in theaters on October 5, 2012.
Winona Ryder, Martin Short, and Catherine O''Hara star in this animated film of 1931''s Frankenstein. A young Victor Frankenstein performs an experiment to restore his dog to life, accidentally permitting his classmates to revive other dead animals.
The Academy Award-nominated Pixar short made its theatrical debut on June 22, 2012, before the premiere of Brave, and acting as a clear inspiration for the animation studio''s future film Luca.
In its unforgettable 7 minutes, La Luna tells the story of an Italian boy named Bambino who goes on a midnight sail with his father and grandfather and joins them in climbing to the surface of the full moon above them.
Tangled Ever After
Tangled: Before Ever After, a 6-minute short premiered in theaters ahead of Beauty and the Beast''s rerelease in 3D, acting as a sequel to the original film and its subsequent television series Tangled: Before Ever After.
On Rapunzel and Eugene''s wedding day, Tangled Ever After will be held, and there is a slew of chaos involving the bride and groom''s animal sidekicks, according to then-ring bearers Pascal and Maximus causing the rings to fall.