Films To See In 2012

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1.
Django Unchained (2012)
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With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
“ Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx, John Jarrett, Kerry Washington, Jonah Hill, Don Johnson, Dennis Christopher, Laura Cayouette, Gerald McRaney, M.C. Gainey, Tom Savini, Todd Allen, Misty Upham, James Remar, James Russo, Tom Wopat

Quentin Tarantino Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
2.
The Color of Time (2012)
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A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life. (73 mins.)
“ James Franco, Jessica Chastain, Henry Hopper, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis, Vince Jolivette, Bruce Campbell, Zach Braff, Whoopi Goldberg ” - Blake_Dew
 
3.
Savages (2012)
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Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend. (131 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Blake Lively, Emile Hirsch, Uma Thurman, John Travolta, Benicio Del Toro, Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, Salma Hayek

Oliver Stone Directing

Don Winslow Writing ” - Blake_Dew
 
4.
Gucci Première (2012 Short Film)
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(2 mins.)
“ Blake Lively

Nicolas Winding Refn Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
5.
The Letter (2012)
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A playwright who begins to mentally unravel cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality. (92 mins.)
Director: Jay Anania
“ James Franco, Winona Ryder

Jay Anania Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
6.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Selina, is forced from his imposed exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
“ Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Liam Neeson, Cillian Murphy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Juno Temple, Michael Caine, Joey King, Ben Mendolson

Christopher Nolan Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
7.
Dark Shadows (2012)
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An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection. (113 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Johnny Depp, Eva Green, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bella Heathcote, Jackie Earle Haley, Chloe Mortez, Helena Bonham Carter, Thomas McDonell, Gulliver McGrath

Tim Burton Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
8.
To the Wonder (2012)
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After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood. (112 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Rachel McAdams, Olga Kurylenko

Terrence Malick Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
9.
Lawless (2012)
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Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits. (116 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
“ Jessica Chastain, Tom Hardy, Mia Wasikowska, Gary Oldman, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke

John Hillcoat Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
10.
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
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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.s Team 6 in May 2011. (157 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Jason Clarke, Harold Perrineau, James Gandolfini, Édgar Ramírez, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong, Callan Mulvey, Nash Edgerton, Kyle Chandler, Mark Duplass, Jennifer Ehle, Kyle Chandler, Frank Grillo

Kathryn Bigelow Directing

Mark Boal Writing ” - Blake_Dew
 
11.
Deadfall (2012)
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A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration. (95 mins.)
“ Charlie Hunnam, Olivia Wilde, Kate Mara, Eric Bana

Stefan Ruzowitzky Direcring ” - Blake_Dew
 
12.
Prometheus (2012)
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Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant planet containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Logan Marshall-Green, Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Patrick Wilson

Ridley Scott Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
13.
Lincoln (2012)
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As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
“ Daniel Day-Lewis, Lee Pace, Jackie Earle Haley, Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Hawkes, Sally Field, David Strathairn

Steven Spielberg Directing

John Logan Writing ” - Blake_Dew
 
14.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug. (169 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Martin Freeman, James Nesbitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lee Pace, Billy Connolly, Stephen Fry, Andy Serkis, David Tennant, Ian McKellen, Christopher Lee, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Elijah Wood,Luke Evans, Evangeline Lilly

Peter Jackson Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
15.
Argo (2012)
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Scoot McNairy, John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Titus Welliver, Zeljko Ivanek, Taylor Schilling, Tate Donovan, Michael Cassidy, Keith Szarabajka, Ashley Wood, Clea DuVall, Kyle Chandler

Ben Affleck Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
16.
Anna Karenina (2012)
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In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. (129 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ Keira Knightley, Michelle Dockery, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson, Emily Watson, Kelly Macdonald, Ruth Wilson, Domhnall Gleeson

Joe Wright Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
17.
About Cherry (2012)
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A drama centered on a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Elliott
“ James Franco, Heather Graham, Lili Taylor

Stephen Elliot Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
18.
The Avengers (2012)
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Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity. (143 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
“ Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Bettany, Gwyneth Paltrow, Stellan Skarsgård, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Amanda Righetti ” - Blake_Dew
 
19.
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
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A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu. (110 mins.)
Director: Martin McDonagh
“ Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Abbie Cornish, Tom Waits

Martin McDonagh Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
20.
3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom (2012)
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Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed, and humiliated by his brother Bruce -- usually on film -- his entire life. Now that Bruce is finally off drugs and has turned his life around, things should be different. They are not. (89 mins.)
Director: Jordan Roberts
“ Charlie Hunnam, Lizzy Caplan, Ron Perlman, Chris Noth ” - Blake_Dew
 
21.
Les Misérables (2012)
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In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever. (158 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks

Tom Hooper Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
22.
Mud (2012)
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Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love. (130 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
“ Michael Shannon, Ray McKinnon, Sam Shepard, Sarah Paulson, Tye Sheridan, Matthew McConaughey, Resse Witherspoon

Jeff Nichols Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
23.
Rust and Bone (2012)
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Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident. (120 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
“ Marion Cotillard ” - Blake_Dew
 
24.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
“ Philip Seymore Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams

Paul Thomas Anderson Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
25.
Something in the Air (2012)
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In the months after the heady weeks of May '68, a group of young Europeans search for a way to continue the revolution believed to be just beginning. (122 mins.)
Director: Olivier Assayas
“ Dolores Chaplin

Olivier Assayas Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
26.
Amour (2012)
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Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ Isabelle Huppert

Michael Haneke Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
27.
Hotel Noir (2012)
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Los Angeles, 1958: a detective holes up in a downtown hotel awaiting killers to come get him. During... (97 mins.)
“ Malin Akerman, Kevin Connolly, Rosario Dawson, Carla Gugino, Rufus Sewell, Danny DeVito, Robert Forster, Mandy Moore ” - Blake_Dew
 
28.
Farewell, My Queen (2012)
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A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution. (100 mins.)
Director: Benoît Jacquot
“ Diane Kruger ” - Blake_Dew
 
29.
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
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A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective. (140 mins.)
“ Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Rose Byrne, Ray Liotta, Ben Mendelsohn

Derek Cianfrance Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
30.
Killing Them Softly (2012)
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Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. (97 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ Brad Pitt, Bella Heathcote, Scoot McNary, Ben Mendelsohn, Richard Jenkins, James Gandolfini

Andrew Dominik Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
31.
Spring Breakers (2012)
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Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying/drinking/taking drugs they are arrested only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer. (94 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
“ James Franco

Harmony Korine Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
32.
The Iceman (2012)
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The story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession. (106 mins.)
Director: Ariel Vromen
“ Michael Shannon, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta, Stephen Dorff, David Schwimmer ” - Blake_Dew
 
33.
The Company You Keep (2012)
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A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity. (125 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
“ Shia LaBeouf, Robert Redford, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Chris Cooper, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, Brendan Gleeson, Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Julie Christie, Terrence Howard, Sam Elliot, Jackie Evancho

Robert Redford Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
34.
Promised Land (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources. (106 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ Matt Damon, Rosemarie DeWitt, Titus Welliver, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Scoot McNairy, Hal Holbrooke , Lucas Black

Gus Van Sant Directing

Matt Damon and John Krasinski Writing ” - Blake_Dew
 
35.
Magic Mike (2012)
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A male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money. (110 mins.)
“ Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Olivia Munn, Riley Keough, Betsy Brandt, Cody Horn, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Mircea Monroe, Adam Rodriguez, William Levy, James Martin Kelly, Kevin Nash

Steven Soderbergh Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
36.
8 (2012 Video)
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Live chronicle of the landmark federal trial of California's Prop. 8 using the actual court transcripts and first-hand interviews. (91 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ George Clooney, Brad Pitt, John C. Reilly, Martin Sheen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Matt Bomer, Kevin Bacon, Matthew Morrison, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, George Takei

Dustin Lance Black Writing

Rob Reiner Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
37.
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
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Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style. (93 mins.)
“ Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston, Sacha Baron Cohen, Frances McDormand, Martin Short, Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith ” - Blake_Dew
 
38.
Phil Spector (2013 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson. (92 mins.)
Director: David Mamet
“ Al Pacino, Helen Mirren ” - Blake_Dew
 
39.
The Dictator (2012)
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The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. (83 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
“ Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley, Anna Faris, Megan Fox, John C. Reilly

Larry Charles Directing

Sacha Baron Cohen Writing ” - Blake_Dew
 
40.
This Is 40 (2012)
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Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart. (134 mins.)
Director: Judd Apatow
“ Leslie Mann, Megan Fox, Paul Rudd, Jason Segal

Judd Apatow Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
41.
Cosmopolis (2012)
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Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart. (109 mins.)
“ Robert Pattinson, Sarah Gadon, Juliette Binoche, Samantha Morton

David Cronenberg Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
42.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. (122 mins.)
“ Bradley Cooper, Robert DeNiro, Jacki Weaver, Shea Whigham, John Ortiz, Julia Stiles, Chris Tucker

David O. Russell Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
43.
Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) (2012 Documentary)
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A mini-thriller comprised of TV footage of actor James Franco's guest-starring appearances on the American daytime drama, "General Hospital." (70 mins.)
“ James Franco

James Franco Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
44.
Total Recall (2012)
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A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run. (118 mins.)
Director: Len Wiseman
“ Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Nighty, Bryan Cranston ” - Blake_Dew
 
45.
Passion (2012)
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The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder. (102 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams

Brian De Palma Writing And Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
46.
The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Henry IV, Part 1 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
1403:- Henry IV finds himself facing uprisings from the Welsh chieftain Owen Glendower and impetuous...
“ Michelle Dockery, Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons ” - Blake_Dew
 
47.
The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Henry IV, Part 2 (2012)
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As Northumberland swears revenge for his son's death and gathers his allies to fight the ailing king,the...
“ Tom Hiddleston, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Irons, Iain Glen, Julie Walters ” - Blake_Dew
 
48.
The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Henry V (2012)
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Hal is now a responsible monarch as Henry V,his rejection of Falstaff hastening the latter's death....
“ Tom Hiddleston, John Hurt, Richard Griffiths ” - Blake_Dew
 
49.
The Hollow Crown (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Richard II (2012)
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Fey,vain and foolish,young Richard initiates his downfall by banishing Henry Bolingbroke and the Earl...
“ Ben Whishaw, Patrick Stewart, Clémence Poésy, David Morrissey ” - Blake_Dew
 
50.
Not Fade Away (2012)
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Set in suburban New Jersey the 1960s, a group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big. (112 mins.)
Director: David Chase
“ Bella Heathcote, James Gandolfini, Jack Huston ” - Blake_Dew
 
51.
Arthur Newman (2012)
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A story of a man who fakes his own death and assumes a new identity in order to escape his life, who then moves in with a woman who is also trying to leave her past behind. (93 mins.)
Director: Dante Ariola
“ Emily Blunt, Colin Firth ” - Blake_Dew
 
52.
The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
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One year after meeting, Tom proposes to his girlfriend, Violet, but unexpected events keep tripping them up as they look to walk down the aisle together. (124 mins.)
“ Emily Blunt, Alison Brie, Jason Segel, Jacki Weaver

Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller Writing

Nicholas Stoller Directing

Judd Apatow Producing ” - Blake_Dew
 
53.
Skyfall (2012)
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Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. (143 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Bérénice Marlohe, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench, Helen McCrory, Ben Whishaw, Ola Rapace

Sam Mendes Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
54.
American Reunion (2012)
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Jim, Michelle, Stifler, and their friends reunite in East Great Falls, Michigan for their high school reunion. (113 mins.)
“ Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Katrina Bowden, Natasha Lyonne, Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, Shannon Elizabeth, John Cho, Tara Reid, Jennifer Coolidge, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Eugene Levy ” - Blake_Dew
 
55.
Byzantium (2012)
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Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort. (118 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
“ Gemma Arterton, Sam Riley, Saoirse Ronan, Jonny Lee Miller

Neil Jordan Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
56.
The Words (2012)
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A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man's work. (102 mins.)
“ Olivia Wilde, Bradley Cooper, J.K. Simmons, Ben Barnes, Zoe Saldana, Dennis Quaid, Jeremy Irons, Zeljko Ivanek ” - Blake_Dew
 
57.
This Means War (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman. (103 mins.)
Director: McG
“ Tom Hardy, Abigail Spencer, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Laura Vandervoort, Til Schweiger

McG Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
58.
Hitchcock (2012)
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A love story between the influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959. (98 mins.)
Director: Sacha Gervasi
“ Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, Michael Stuhlbarg, Danny Huston, Toni Collette ” - Blake_Dew
 
59.
That's My Boy (2012)
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While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding. (116 mins.)
Director: Sean Anders
“ Adam Sandler, Leighton Meester, Milo Ventimiglia, Susan Sarandon, James Caan ” - Blake_Dew
 
60.
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012 TV Movie)
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A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer. (155 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
“ Clive Owen, Robert Duvall, Nicole Kidman ” - Blake_Dew
 
61.
Game Change (2012 TV Movie)
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This searing, behind-the-scenes look at John McCain's ill-fated 2008 presidential campaign follows the daring plan to add Sarah Palin to the ticket and the implosion that would soon follow. (118 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ Julianne Moore, Ed Harris, Woody Harrelson ” - Blake_Dew
 
62.
Frankenweenie (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. (87 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Winona Ryder

Tim Burton Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
63.
Cloud Atlas (2012)
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An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. (172 mins.)
“ Tom Hanks, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant, Ben Whishaw

Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
64.
Wish You Were Here (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Four friends lose themselves in a carefree South-East Asian holiday. Only three come back. Dave and... (89 mins.)
“ Joel Edgerton, Teresa Palmer, Antony Starr, Felicity Price

Kieran Darcy-Smith Directing

Kieran Darcy-Smith and Felicity Price Writing ” - Blake_Dew
 
65.
Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012)
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A chronicle of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley's performance at his father's tribute concert in 1991. (99 mins.)
Director: Daniel Algrant
“ Penn Badgley, Imogen Poots ” - Blake_Dew
 
66.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan. (101 mins.)
Director: Lorene Scafaria
“ Keira Knightley, Gillian Jacobs ” - Blake_Dew
 
67.
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films. (135 mins.)
Director: Tony Gilroy
“ Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Ed Norton, Oscar Isaac

Tony Gilroy Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
68.
People Like Us (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
While settling his recently deceased father's estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices. (114 mins.)
Director: Alex Kurtzman
“ Olivia Wilde, Michelle Pfeiffer, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pine, Jon Favreau ” - Blake_Dew
 
69.
To Rome with Love (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into. (112 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Alec Baldwin, Greta Gerwig, Penélope Cruz, Ellen Page, Alison Pill, Jesse Roberto Benigni, Judy Davis ” - Blake_Dew
 
70.
Yellow (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A dramedy centered on Mary Holmes, a young woman with a drug habit and a myriad of other problems. (105 mins.)
Director: Nick Cassavetes
“ Ben Foster, Sienna Miller

Nick Cassavetes Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
71.
Thanks for Sharing (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction. (112 mins.)
Director: Stuart Blumberg
“ Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joely Richardson, Tim Robbins, Pink

Stuart Blumberg Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
72.
What Maisie Knew (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In New York City, a young girl is caught in the middle of her parents' bitter custody battle. (99 mins.)
“ Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård ” - Blake_Dew
 
73.
Disconnect (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world. (115 mins.)
“ Alexander Skarsgård, Jason Bateman, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Nyqvist

Henry Alex Rubin Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
74.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. (94 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Harvey Keitel, Bob Balaban

Wes Anderson Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
75.
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words. (109 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
“ Clark Gregg, Nathan Fillion

Joss Whedon Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
76.
The Raven (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality. (110 mins.)
Director: James McTeigue
“ John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans, Brendan Gleeson

James McTeigue Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
77.
Confession of a Child of the Century (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Paris, 1830: Octave, betrayed by his mistress, sinks into despair and debauchery. His father's death leads him to the country where he meets Brigitte... (120 mins.)
Director: Sylvie Verheyde
“ Charlotte Gainsbourg, Lily Cole, August Diehl ” - Blake_Dew
 
78.
The Campaign (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An incumbent congressman embroiled in personal scandal faces a no-holds-barred challenge from a naive newcomer funded by two unscrupulous billionaire lobbyist brothers. (85 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
“ Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Brian Cox, Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Josh Lawson ” - Blake_Dew
 
79.
Looper (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination. (119 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
“ Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt ” - Blake_Dew
 
80.
Ted (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori. (106 mins.)
Director: Seth MacFarlane
“ Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi, Seth MacFarlane, Mila Kunis

Seth MacFarlane Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
81.
The Sweeney (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A hardened detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan police. Based on the '70s UK TV show. (112 mins.)
Director: Nick Love
“ Hayley Atwell, Ray Winstone ” - Blake_Dew
 
82.
Red Lights (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away. (114 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Cortés
“ Elizabeth Olsen, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver ” - Blake_Dew
 
83.
Jack Reacher (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims. (130 mins.)
“ Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Robert Duvall, Richard Jenkins

Christopher McQuarrie Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
84.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death. (136 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
“ Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone ” - Blake_Dew
 
85.
Great Expectations (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. (128 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
“ Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter

Mike Newell Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
86.
Contraband (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills. (109 mins.)
“ Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Giovanni Ribisi, J.K. Simmons, Lukas Haas, Diego Luna ” - Blake_Dew
 
87.
Any Questions for Ben? (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Ben (Josh Lawson) is a twenty-something up and coming marketing guru who is invited to his old school to speak at a careers event... (114 mins.)
Director: Rob Sitch
“ Josh Lawson, Rachael Taylor, Lachy Hulme ” - Blake_Dew
 
88.
Trouble with the Curve (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A daughter tries to remedy her dysfunctional relationship with her ailing father, a decorated baseball scout by helping him in a recruiting trip which could be his last. (111 mins.)
Director: Robert Lorenz
“ Clint Eastwood, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Amy Adams ” - Blake_Dew
 
89.
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. (88 mins.)
“ Katie Featherston ” - Blake_Dew
 
90.
The Vow (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Sucsy
“ Channing Tatum, Rachel McAdams ” - Blake_Dew
 
91.
21 Jump Street (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring. (109 mins.)
“ Channing Tatum, Dave Franco, Johnny Depp (Cameo) ” - Blake_Dew
 
92.
The Motel Life (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A pair of working-class brothers flee their Reno Motel after getting involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident. (85 mins.)
“ Emile Hirsch, Dakota Fanning, Stephen Dorff ” - Blake_Dew
 
93.
Static (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A couple facing marital problems after losing their child finds their life together further complicated by a mysterious visitor. (83 mins.)
Director: Todd Levin
“ Milo Ventimiglia, Sara Paxton ” - Blake_Dew
 
94.
Safe House (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge. (115 mins.)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
“ Vera Farmiga, Ryan Reynolds, Brendan Gleeson, Denzel Washington ” - Blake_Dew
 
95.
Entity (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
In 1998, thirty four unidentified bodies were found in shallow graves in a remote Siberian forest. After subsequent investigations... (87 mins.)
Director: Steve Stone
“ Charlotte Riley ” - Blake_Dew
 
96.
Bel Ami (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's wealthiest and most influential women. (102 mins.)
“ Uma Thurman, Robert Pattinson, Christina Ricci, Kristin Scott Thomas ” - Blake_Dew
 
97.
On the Road (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. (124 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
“ Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen, Amy Adams, Steve Buscemi, Elisabeth Moss ” - Blake_Dew
 
98.
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world. (99 mins.)
“ Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy, Rosamund Pike, Édgar Ramírez, Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Danny Huston, Toby Kebbell ” - Blake_Dew
 
99.
Premium Rush (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city. (91 mins.)
Director: David Koepp
“ Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon

David Koepp Writing and Directing ” - Blake_Dew
 
100.
ParaNorman (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. (92 mins.)
“ Leslie Mann, Casey Affleck, Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Kodi Smit-McPhee ” - Blake_Dew