Best 2012 Movies

Mud

Mud

Mud
IMDb: 7.4
130 min

Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and form a pact to help him reunite with his lover and escape.

Genre: Best 2012
The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines
IMDb: 7.3
140 min

A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.

Genre: Best 2012
Django Unchained

Django Unchained

Django Unchained
IMDb: 8.4
165 min

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Genre: Best 2012
Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty
IMDb: 7.4
157 min

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6…

Genre: Best 2012
Les Misérables

Les Misérables

Les Misérables
IMDb: 7.6
157 min

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

Genre: Best 2012
The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey
IMDb: 7.8
169 min

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug,…

Genre: Best 2012
Rise Of The Guardians

Rise Of The Guardians

Rise Of The Guardians
IMDb: 7.3
97 min

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes,…

Genre: Best 2012
Life of Pi

Life of Pi

Life of Pi
IMDb: 7.9
127 min

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper’s son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets…

Genre: Best 2012
Lincoln

Lincoln

Lincoln
IMDb: 7.3
149 min

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course…

Genre: Best 2012
Flight

Flight

Flight
IMDb: 7.3
138 min

Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he’s managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical…

Genre: Best 2012
Wreck it Ralph

Wreck it Ralph

Wreck it Ralph
IMDb: 7.7
108 min

Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game’s titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove…

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas
IMDb: 7.4
172 min

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one…

Genre: Best 2012
Skyfall

Skyfall

Skyfall
IMDb: 7.7
143 min

When Bond’s latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position…

Genre: Best 2012
Argo

Argo

Argo
IMDb: 7.7
120 min

As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA ’exfiltration’ specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian…

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect
IMDb: 7.1
112 min

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that’s exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among…

Genre: Best 2012
The Third Half

The Third Half

The Third Half
IMDb: 7.7
113 min

Spitz is the German-Jewish coach of the football team Macedonia during World War II. Under his leadership, the team fights to become the champion of Bulgaria’s National Football League

In the House

In the House

In the House
IMDb: 7.4
105 min

A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted…

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Genre: Best 2012
Looper

Looper

Looper
IMDb: 7.4
118 min

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid…

Genre: Best 2012
The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
IMDb: 8.0
103 min

15-year-old freshman Charlie is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two charismatic senior students become his mentors. Free-spirited Sam and her stepbrother Patrick help Charlie discover the…

Genre: Best 2012
End of Watch

End of Watch

End of Watch
IMDb: 7.6
109 min

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Genre: Best 2012
The Impossible

The Impossible

The Impossible
IMDb: 7.6
113 min

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare…

Genre: Best 2012
Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook
IMDb: 7.7
122 min

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Genre: Best 2012
Seven Psychopaths

Seven Psychopaths

Seven Psychopaths
IMDb: 7.2
110 min

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster’s beloved Shih Tzu.

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Genre: Best 2012
The Master

The Master

The Master
IMDb: 7.2
137 min

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of…

Genre: Best 2012
Lawless

Lawless

Lawless
IMDb: 7.3
115 min

Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.

Genre: Best 2012
The Hunt

The Hunt

The Hunt
IMDb: 8.3
116 min

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son,…

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Genre: Best 2012
Rurouni Kenshin

Rurouni Kenshin

Rurouni Kenshin
IMDb: 7.5
134 min

Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes…

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Genre: Best 2012
Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki
IMDb: 7.2
118 min

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible…

Genre: Best 2012
Ruby Sparks

Ruby Sparks

Ruby Sparks
IMDb: 7.2
104 min

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes…

Genre: Best 2012
The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises
IMDb: 8.4
165 min

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent’s crimes to protect the late attorney’s reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department….

Genre: Best 2012
No

No

No
IMDb: 7.4
118

In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Pinochet extending…

Love (Amour)

Love (Amour)

Love (Amour)
IMDb: 7.9
127 min

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a…

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Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild
IMDb: 7.3
93 min

Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in ’the Bathtub’, a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the…

Genre: Best 2012
Brave

Brave

Brave
IMDb: 7.1
93 min

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer,…

Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom
IMDb: 7.8
94 min

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret…

Genre: Best 2012
Rust and Bone

Rust and Bone

Rust and Bone
IMDb: 7.5
123 min

Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali’s bond with Stephanie, a killer whale…

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Genre: Best 2012
The Sessions

The Sessions

The Sessions
IMDb: 7.2
98 min

Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O’Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with…

Genre: Best 2012
The Avengers

The Avengers

The Avengers
IMDb: 8.0
143 min

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to…

Genre: Best 2012
A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair
IMDb: 7.5
137 min

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

Genre: Best 2012
The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games
IMDb: 7.2
142 min

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete…

Genre: Best 2012
21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street
IMDb: 7.2
109 min

In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in…

Conquest 1453

Conquest 1453

Conquest 1453
IMDb: 6.7
160 min

After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to…

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Genre: Best 2012