26 February 2013 12:06 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Now that awards season is officially over, domestic box office gross totals and increases have been released for each of the films nominated for “Best Picture” during the 85th Annual Academy Awards.

The titles with the largest box office growth since nominations were announced on January 10, include “Amour” with a 1,250 percent increase and “Zero Dark Thirty” which earned a 1,570 percent increase, according to the movie industry’s box office measurement services, Rentrak’s Box Office Essentials and International Box Office Essentials.

“Leading up to the Oscars, movie-goers often flock to the theater to catch films they may have missed during the original theatrical release in order to see the acclaimed films that have garnered attention from critics and consumers alike,” said Ron Giambra, President of Theatrical Worldwide at Rentrak.

The chart below includes gross domestic totals from Sunday, January 6 (before nominations were announced on Thursday, January 10) until Sunday, February 24, 2013 for »

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