Bing's most searched movies of 2013

By Maureen O'Hare of MSN News | Rex Features
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What movies were people searching for in 2013?

The films topping Bing searches around the world this year. See gallery

It's been a year of hotly anticipated sequels and comic book mania, with Hollywood hits like Man of Steel and Iron Man 3 topping Bing search results. But what were the top movie performers around the world? Click through for a country-by-country breakdown of some of the world's most searched movies in 2013.

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India's most searched movies of 2013

India's most searched movies of 2013

Bollywood action thriller sequel Race 2 was hotly anticipated in India.

  1. Race 2 (starring Saif Ali Khan - pictured)
  2. Chennai Express
  3. Aashiqui 2
  4. Grand Masti
  5. Fukrey
  6. Special 26
  7. Lootera
  8. Ramaiya Vastavaiya
  9. Himmatwala
  10. Nasha
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Australia's most searched movies of 2013

Australia's most searched movies of 2013

It was an all-Hollywood top ten in Australia this year.

  1. Despicable Me 2 (pictured)
  2. World War Z
  3. Man of Steel
  4. The Conjuring
  5. Fast and Furious 6
  6. Now You See Me
  7. Pacific Rim
  8. The Great Gatsby
  9. Iron Man 3
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Brazil's most searched movies of 2013

Brazil's most searched movies of 2013

Brazil was one of many countries to fall in love with Iron Man 3 this year.

  1. Iron Man 3 (pictured)
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Canada's most searched movies of 2013

Canada's most searched movies of 2013

Canadians have a taste for humour, as the high showings for Sharknado and This Is the End will attest.

  1. Man of Steel (pictured)
  2. World War Z
  3. Iron Man 3
  4. Despicable Me 2
  5. The Conjuring
  6. Sharknado
  7. This Is the End
  8. Now You See Me
  9. Fast and Furious 6
  10. Pacific Rim
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UK's most searched movies of 2013

UK's most searched movies of 2013

The British clearly like to stick to what they know: the top three movies this year were all sequels.

  1. Iron Man 3
  2. Kick-Ass 2 (pictured)
  3. Despicable Me 2
  4. The Conjuring
  5. Oblivion
  6. Diana
  7. Star Trek into Darkness
  8. Fast & Furious 6
  9. The Croods
  10. Man of Steel
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China's most searched movies of 2013

China's most searched movies of 2013

Tiny Times is a romantic drama directed by Chinese celebrity Guo Jingming, based on his best-selling novel of the same name.

  1. Tiny Times (starring Yang Mi, pictured)
  2. Badges of Fury
  3. Pacific Rim
  4. World War Z
  5. Silent Witness
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France's most searched movies of 2013

France's most searched movies of 2013

France's homegrown movie industry is as strong as ever, with half of the movies in the top ten being domestic products. Comedy Les Profs (starring Christian Clavier - pictured) landed over 3 million box offices entries in France and over 4 million worldwide.

  1. Les profs
  2. Iron Man 3
  3. Les gamins
  4. Spring Breakers
  5. Elysium
  6. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
  7. Eyjafjallajökull
  8. Jappeloup
  9. Paulette
  10. Oblivion
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Germany's most searched movies of 2013

Germany's most searched movies of 2013

Austrian-German actor Christoph Waltz (pictured left) has become an international star as a result of his work with Quentin Tarantino, most recently in the 2012 western Django Unchained.

  1. Django Unchained (pictured)
  2. Feuchtgebiete
  3. 21 and Over
  4. Elysium
  5. Iron Man 3
  6. Turbo
  7. Red 2
  8. Rush
  9. This Is the End
  10. Zum Geburtstag
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Italy's most searched movies of 2013

Italy's most searched movies of 2013

As in France and India, in Italy local movies won out over Hollywood imports.

  1. Il principe abusivo (directed by Alessandro Siani, pictured)
  2. Iron Man 3
  3. Benvenuto Presidente
  4. The Croods
  5. Django Unchained
  6. Tutto tutto niente niente
  7. Mai Stati Uniti
  8. La Migliore Offerta
  9. Jack the Giant Slayer
  10. Oz the Great and Powerful
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Japan's most searched movies of 2013

Japan's most searched movies of 2013

Studio Ghibli animation Kase Tachinu (The Wind Rises) scooped the top spot, while the highest Hollywood showing was for Seth McFarlane's comedy Ted.

  1. Kaze Tachinu (voiced by Miori Takimoto, pictured right with Studio Ghibli president Koji Hoshino)
  2. Toshokan Senso
  3. Ted
  4. Galileo
  5. Strawberry Night
  6. Lincoln
  7. Gatchaman
  8. Emperor
  9. Pacific Rim
  10. Iron Man 3
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Spain's most searched movies of 2013

Spain's most searched movies of 2013

Morgan Spurlock's feature-length documentary about UK boyband One Direction was top of the pops in Spain.

  1. One Direction: This Is Us (pictured)
  2. Argo
  3. Life of Pi
  4. Django Unchained
  5. Silver Linings Playbook
  6. Iron Man 3
  7. Oblivion
  8. I'm So Excited!
  9. The Croods
  10. Lincoln
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USA's most searched movies of 2013

USA's most searched movies of 2013

Where Hollywood leads, the rest of the world follows. The top movies in the US unsurprisingly appear in most of the top tens around the world.

  1. Iron Man 3
  2. Fast and Furious 6 (pictured)
  3. Despicable Me 2
  4. The Conjuring
  5. The Wolverine
  6. 2 Guns
  7. The Great Gatsby
  8. Oz the Great and Powerful
  9. Snitch
  10. Man of Steel