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"The Hunger Games" might not have been the top grossing or most acclaimed movie of the year, but it was the film that people cared about the most.

Google has released a list of its top trends for 2012, and "The Hunger Games" came out on top of the movies category. It makes sense, too: There was plenty of hype leading up to the March release of "The Hunger Games," with many positing that it could be the next "Twilight." It remains to be seen if the film series will have the same sort of staying power that "The Twilight Saga" did, but we'd argue that it has lived up to its expectations thus far.

We would have assumed that "The Avengers" would have placed higher on the list, but it actually was "Skyfall" that came in second in the top movie trends. Considering how successful that movie has been, it »


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