Top Movies of 2012


The top movies of 2012 list is calculated by community movie ratings and members' "Top Movies List". Lists are updated daily.

31. Seven Psychopaths

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Martin McDonagh
Actors: Woody Harrelson, Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Tom Waits
Plot: A down-on-his luck screenwriter gets some great inspiration when he finds himself in the cross-hairs of the criminal underworld after a couple of his friends kidnap the Shih Tzu of a gangster.

32. Searching for Sugar Man

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Malik Bendjelloul
Actors: Rodriguez, Malik Bendjelloul, Steve Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore, Dan Dimaggio
Plot: For two South Africans, Rodriguez became an unlikely inspiration in the 1970s. In Searching for Sugar Man, Malik Bendjelloul sets out to find out what happened to the obscure, mysterious rocker.

33. Pitch Perfect

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Jason Moore
Actors: Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Alexis Knapp, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Plot: Two a cappella groups vie for supremacy, sparking an all-out war but a rebellious girl looking to escape her unhappy school life may tip the scales when she decides to join in.

34. Marley

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Actors: Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Cedella Marley, Lee Perry, Rita Marley
Plot: Kevin Macdonald's documentary explores reggae legend Bob Marley through his tumultuous life, his exceptional music and his lasting legacy.

35. Royal Affair, A ( kongelig affære, En )

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Danish
Genre: Drama/Historical
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Actors: Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Trine Dyrholm, Thomas W. Gabrielsson
Plot: A queen married to a king fallen to madness finds solace in the arms of her physician. But their relationship will spark a revolution - one that will change a nation forever.

36. Prometheus

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sci-Fi/Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Logan Marshall-Green, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba
Plot: After discovering clues to the origin of mankind, a team of explorers finds themselves on a mission spanning across the universe and leading up to a battle that could determine the fate of the human race.

37. Flight

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Actors: Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman, Melissa Leo, Bruce Greenwood
Plot: After an in-flight mechanical failure, veteran pilot Whip Whitaker is hailed as a hero after his crash landing results in nearly saving every soul on board. Yet as the fanfare dies down, the investigation into the crash reveals some startling implications.

38. The Cabin in the Woods

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Horror/Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Drew Goddard
Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Jesse Williams, Kristen Connolly, Amy Acker, Bradley Whitford, Richard Jenkins
Plot: A twist on the classic horror setup of a group of friends going to a cabin retreat in the dark woods and uncovering something unexpected and horrific.

39. Rust and Bone ( De rouille et d'os )

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: French
Genre: Drama/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jacques Audiard
Actors: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Yannick Choirat, Jean-Michel Correia, Bouli Lanners, Mourad Frarema
Plot: Alain is not a warm man - a bouncer by trade, he finds himself charged with taking care of his son and relocates to his sister's home to become part of the family. However, he may yet find a way to love after meeting Stéphanie, and a sudden accident will bring these two broken individuals closer together.

40. How to Survive a Plague

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Documentary/Historical
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: David France
Actors: Peter Staley, Mark Harrington, David Barr, Larry Kramer, Ray Navarro, Iris Long
Plot: As the AIDS epidemic reached a fever point, two coalitions -ACT UP and TAG combined activism and innovation to turn something to fear into something to control.

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