Bollywood 2012: Best to Worst

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1.
OMG: Oh My God! (2012)
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A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake. (125 mins.)
Director: Umesh Shukla
“ Surprisingly Movie of the year! ” - ankioo7
 
2.
English Vinglish (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter every day because of her inability to speak and understand English. (134 mins.)
Director: Gauri Shinde
“ Feel Good movie of the year. ” - ankioo7
 
3.
Barfi! (2012)
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Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's definition of normal and abnormal. (151 mins.)
Director: Anurag Basu
“ Beautiful film. excellent performances. Be Barfi! ” - ankioo7
 
4.
Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement. (135 mins.)
“ Irrfan Khan at his best. ” - ankioo7
 
5.
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations. (320 mins.)
Director: Anurag Kashyap
 
6.
Kahaani (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him. (122 mins.)
Director: Sujoy Ghosh
“ very good but over-rated in terms of the hype. there was so many plot-holes which shouldn't be in a thriller. I could ignore them if it wasn't much hyped. ” - ankioo7
 
7.
Shanghai (2012)
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Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe the incident and the veils of falsehood begin to drop. (120 mins.)
“ Best Indian Political Thriller. ” - ankioo7
 
8.
Ekk Deewana Tha (2012)
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An aspiring filmmaker from Mumbai falls in love with a woman from a strict orthodox Christian family. (136 mins.)
Director: Gautham Menon
“ Quite good. Characters were awkward but that gives it a real touch. But then all thanks to Rahman's music. ” - ankioo7
 
9.
Vicky Donor (2012)
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A man is brought in by an infertility doctor to supply him with his sperm, where he becomes the biggest sperm donor for his clinic. (126 mins.)
Director: Shoojit Sircar
“ had fun watching it. Ayushman was very good! but then I found it little less then what I heard. ” - ankioo7
 
10.
Agneepath (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young boy's father is lynched before his eyes; fifteen years later he returns home for revenge. (174 mins.)
Director: Karan Malhotra
“ Performances and Large-scale presentation makes this old Bollywood style revenge based drama better. ” - ankioo7
 
11.
Agent Vinod (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A series of seemingly unconnected events across the world leads to Agent Vinod undertaking a globe-trotting mission to discover why his colleague was murdered. (157 mins.)
Director: Sriram Raghavan
“ 1st half makes you expect a lot much but then leaves you disappointed. I think Raghvan couldn't maintain a high budget mainstream movie. A good movie wasted in last 30 minutes. ” - ankioo7
 
12.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An uncompromising film on true love from the legendary and unforgettable director Yash Chopra which is fascinatingly distinctive and contemporary. (176 mins.)
Director: Yash Chopra
“ Celebration of the love. Feel it. ” - ankioo7
 
13.
Bol Bachchan (2012)
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All hell breaks loose when a Muslim man breaks a temple lock to save a little child, thus for his safety keeps a Hindu name, where he starts making web of lies. (155 mins.)
Director: Rohit Shetty
“ not much of a story but enjoyed it. Rohit Shetty has that capability to make you laugh. ” - ankioo7
 
14.
Ferrari Ki Sawaari (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
How the pursuit of an Indian cricket legend's Ferrari makes a young boy's dreams of playing cricket at Lords a reality. (140 mins.)
Director: Rajesh Mapuskar
“ feel good movie. characters are so damn sweet, good that you can't believe it can be real. all looks like a fantasy. ” - ankioo7
 
15.
Chakravyuh (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
On the request of his friend Kabir, SP Adil Sends him to the Naxal group as an informer. When Kabir finds the truth he becomes one of their gang leader. (152 mins.)
Director: Prakash Jha
“ Doesn't really provide the solution to the problem but then it was never meant to be. Very good but half-written at some points. ” - ankioo7
 
16.
Student of the Year (2012)
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Several alumni reminisce about their final year at St. Theresa's College and the events that shaped their lives. (146 mins.)
“ it was entertaining. story isn't much to talk about. all credit to Karan Johar. ” - ankioo7
 
17.
Talaash (2012)
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Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, has to investigate a high profile murder case, deal with his crumbling marriage and use the help and solace of a prostitute by the name of Rosie. (140 mins.)
Director: Reema Kagti
“ Falls straight down in the 2nd half. Twist doesn't work. Maybe they thought we haven't watched Sixth Sense. Direction was superb though! ” - ankioo7
 
18.
Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
India's top spy Tiger and his love Zoya battle the dark world of intelligence and espionage that forbids its soldiers from loving the enemy. (132 mins.)
Director: Kabir Khan
“ only recent salman khan movie which I actually liked. thanks to kabir khan for not putting those silly action scenes and Katrina too! she was so great here that it is hard not to fall in love with her. ” - ankioo7
 
19.
Cocktail (2012)
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A love triangle between a guy and two girls, who are best friends but the complete opposite of one another. (146 mins.)
Director: Homi Adajania
“ Okay movie. ” - ankioo7
 
20.
Ishaqzaade (2012)
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A love story of a passion ignited by hatred. Of two people. Born to hate. Destined to love. (120 mins.)
Director: Habib Faisal
“ Okay movie. ” - ankioo7
 
21.
Jannat 2 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A dealer of illegal guns is bullied into being an informer for a cop who wants to put an end to this racket. (150 mins.)
Director: Kunal Deshmukh
“ not bad but was disappointing as I loved Jannat. though this wasn't even a sequel. give me one good reason to call it a sequel. ” - ankioo7
 
22.
Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Adi and Sid want to make big but always run out of luck and series of confusion start taking place when they reach Goa. (136 mins.)
Director: Sachin Yardi
 
23.
Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A few drinks too many leads an uptight architect and quick-witted hairstylist to marry in Las Vegas. Can a mistake lead to friendship and love? (110 mins.)
Director: Shakun Batra
“ this was really bad. only thing I liked is the ending. it was different. so last 5-10 minutes saved it but wasn't enough. ” - ankioo7
 
24.
London Paris New York (2012)
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Nikhil and Lalitha are two completely different individuals who are drawn to each other in spite of their differences -- or perhaps because of it. Follow their journey as they meet in London, Paris and New York for a night in each city. (100 mins.)
Director: Anu Menon
“ okay okay movie! let's keep it below average. ” - ankioo7
 
25.
Housefull 2 (2012)
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A comedy of errors wherein four men help each other to fool their prospective father-in-laws creating a cascade of confusion and mayhem. (145 mins.)
Director: Sajid Khan
“ Sajid Khan. stop making these movies. ” - ankioo7
 
26.
Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A boy kidnaps a girl, but starts to fall in love with her. (130 mins.)
Director: Mandeep Kumar
“ badly acted. no story! boring. ” - ankioo7