Best Movies of 2012 In Order from Best to Worst

In order from best to worst with updates with each movie I see with every movie I've seen so far in 2012 included.
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1.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods. (95 mins.)
Director: Drew Goddard
“ 4/13/2012 release. This movie had it all, comedy, gore, scare tactics and most importantly, an original story that kept you on the edge of your seat throughout its duration. (9.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
2.
The Avengers (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
“ This might be the best superhero movie ever. Better than TDKR and Spider-Man. (9.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
3.
Hick (2011)
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A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas. (99 mins.)
Director: Derick Martini
“ 5/11/2012 release. I don't understand all the negative reviews. The acting from all involved was Oscar worthy especially by Chloë Grace Moretz and Eddie Redmayne. (9.25/10) ” - butterflywars
 
4.
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.)
“ Funny how Giovanni Ribisi was the dumb ass kid who screwed up in Gone in 60 Seconds and now he's punishing a new dumb ass kid in Contraband. Great Fun (9/10) ” - butterflywars
 
5.
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.)
“ Early favorite for comedy of the year. (9/10) ” - butterflywars
 
6.
Battleship (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals. (131 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
“ Tons of fun which had me entertained for the duration of the movie. It's basically 'The Avengers' without the superheros. (8.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
7.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Sean Anderson partners with his mom's husband on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island. (94 mins.)
Director: Brad Peyton
“ Great family fun. (8/10) ” - butterflywars
 
8.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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.)
“ I enjoyed the movie even though some scenes and events were absolutely ludicrous, especially the final 10 minutes. Could only make out approx half of what Bane said. (7.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
9.
Underworld: Awakening (2012)
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When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrior Selene leads the battle against humankind. (88 mins.)
Director: Mårlind, Stein
“ Kate Beckensale is hotter than ever. Might be the best Underworld to date. (7.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
10.
Seeking Justice (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Then he discovers they want a 'favor' from him in return. (105 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
“ 3/26/2012 release. Nic Cage may finally be back after all the s*** movies he's been giving us lately. (7.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
11.
Men in Black 3 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. (106 mins.)
“ Josh Brolin was the star of this movie with his portrayal of Agent K. I find time-travel movies to be lame but this one is better than most and it has a terrific ending. I just didn't laugh enough. (7/10) ” - butterflywars
 
12.
Rampart (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival. (108 mins.)
Director: Oren Moverman
“ 2/12/2012 release. Unnecessary scenes and abrupt ending hamper 'Rampart' from receiving a perfect score. (7/10) ” - butterflywars
 
13.
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
“ I expected much more from this movie but it was still good. (7/10) ” - butterflywars
 
14.
Iron Sky (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018. (93 mins.)
Director: Timo Vuorensola
“ Surprise of the year so far for me. If you hate jokes about America or are a Neo Nazi give this one a miss. Otherwise, it's enjoyable and entertaining throughout it's duration. (7/10) ” - butterflywars
 
15.
The Aggression Scale (2012)
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Four heavily armed hitmen and two unusual teenagers go to war over $500,000 of stolen cash. (85 mins.)
“ Home Alone meets Friday the 13th. (7/10) ” - butterflywars
 
16.
Man on a Ledge (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion. (102 mins.)
Director: Asger Leth
“ Look past some plot holes to get some great entertainment. (6.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
17.
The Hunger Games (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death. (142 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
“ My teenage niece liked it a lot more than I did. Once the actual 'hunger games' started, the movie started to unravel. (6/10) ” - butterflywars
 
18.
Chronicle (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides. (84 mins.)
Director: Josh Trank
“ Surprisingly good because of great acting with no-name newcomers and a low budget. (6/10) ” - butterflywars
 
19.
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. (127 mins.)
Director: Rupert Sanders
“ Kristen Stewart is a terrible actress and was miscast horribly here. Still watchable but could have been much better. (5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
20.
That's My Boy (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
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
“ If you liked Superbad, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, 40 Year Old Virgin and other similar comedies, you'll like this. It's just not as good as those movies but enjoyable nonetheless. (5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
21.
TalhotBlond (2012 TV Movie)
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Thomas Montgomery, a married father of two young daughters, gets seduced by the world of online gambling and chat rooms where a virtual romance and sexual obsession ultimately leads to the murder of an innocent man. (87 mins.)
Director: Courteney Cox
“ If you're a constant on-line chatter with random people, watch this. Courtney Cox did a great job directing as well. (5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
22.
Piranha 3DD (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
After the events at Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into a newly opened waterpark. (83 mins.)
Director: John Gulager
“ Miles better than its predecessor but that was one of the worst movies ever. It was decent with some funny lines. (5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
23.
Gone (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A woman is convinced her kidnapper has returned when her sister goes missing. (94 mins.)
Director: Heitor Dhalia
“ 'Taken' is far superior and without Seyfried, this would have been straight to DVD because of it's boring plot and anti-climax. (5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
24.
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
“ This 'chick flick' was actually watchable but the cliche ending was a letdown. (5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
25.
Lockout (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates. (95 mins.)
“ Original idea spoiled by incoherent plot and a main character you wanted to fail. (4.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
26.
Project X (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
3 high school seniors throw a birthday party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads. (88 mins.)
Director: Nima Nourizadeh
“ I was at a party like this once but the house never burned down. (4.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
27.
Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan. (94 mins.)
“ Cool idea ruined by terrible graphics, miscast actors, (especially Christian Slater) and horrendous dialog. The opening scene will tell you all you need to know about this movie. (4/10). ” - butterflywars
 
28.
The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A guy in his mid-thirties watches as his life comically unravels after he enters into a relationship with the daughter of a former high school classmate. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Knowles
“ 3/21/2012 release. It's more drama than comedy and it has no real climax. (4/10) ” - butterflywars
 
29.
Rock of Ages (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. (123 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ Without Tom Cruise, this gets a 0. (4/10) ” - butterflywars
 
30.
American Reunion (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Jim, Michelle, Stifler, and their friends reunite in East Great Falls, Michigan for their high school reunion. (113 mins.)
“ It's a cash grab that worked since it made almost 100 mil profit. Hopefully we're all done watching these crappy American Pie movies now. (3.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
31.
Bad Ass (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A Vietnam veteran who becomes a local hero after saving a man from attackers on a city bus decides to take action when his best friend is murdered and the police show little interest in solving the crime. (90 mins.)
Director: Craig Moss
“ Was good through the first half but then faded into unbelievable and just plain stupid as it fluttered to its end. (3/10) ” - butterflywars
 
32.
Extraterrestrial (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Everyone knows what to do if one morning the sky would be absolutely full of UFOs: run as fast as you can. However, what would happen if the invasion started while you are in the flat of the girl of your dreams, the one you have just met? (95 mins.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
“ March 12' release. Boring, bland, and predictable. (3/10) ” - butterflywars
 
33.
The Dictator (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
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
“ Jokes that would make Adolf Hitler cringe make me vomit in my mouth as I look for a puke bag. (3/10) ” - butterflywars
 
34.
Mirror Mirror (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright. (106 mins.)
“ Way to corny for my liking. Lily Collins is the only bright spot for this movie. The only laugh I got was the ridiculous Bollywood song at the end. (3/10) ” - butterflywars
 
35.
Friends with Kids (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships. (107 mins.)
“ March 2012 release. I'm really starting to get sick of these marriage makes you miserable movies with the added fact that this was unfunny and a total waste of a good cast. (3/10) ” - butterflywars
 
36.
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
“ Preposterous plot, a camera being held by Michael J. Fox, and terrible acting from Ryan Reynolds makes this one hell of a bad movie. (3/10) ” - butterflywars
 
37.
The Woman in Black (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals. (95 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
“ Radcliffe was miscast as an unbelievable lawyer struggling with the loss of his wife with a son. He must have had the child when he was 12 years old. (3/10) ” - butterflywars
 
38.
The Grey (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step. (117 mins.)
Director: Joe Carnahan
“ Jan 21, 2012 release. Liam Neeson was as great as usual but the ridiculous plot, lack of action, and sub-par acting from the rest of the crew make this one of the years worst but Neeson's acting is superb.. (2.5/10) ” - butterflywars
 
39.
Arachnoquake (2012 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
An earthquake triggers a brood of giant fire-breathing spiders to attack the city of New Orleans. (86 mins.)
Director: G.E. Furst
“ Why did I watch this knowing it would suck? (2/10) ” - butterflywars
 
40.
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form. (96 mins.)
Director: Neveldine, Taylor
“ Feb 19th, 2012 release. WTF happened here? I knew this would be a bad movie but I didn't think it would be as bad as it was. I've had more fun getting punched in the face. (2/10) ” - butterflywars
 
41.
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
“ Jokes about crippling diseases make me sick, especially regarding ALS. This movie is offensive and unfunny. (2/10) ” - butterflywars
 
42.
Haywire (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A black ops super soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission. (93 mins.)
“ Released on Jan, 20th 2012. Good fight scenes but horrible storyline with a movie soundtrack so repulsive I wanted to pierce my eardrums with scissors so the pain in my head would stop. The ending is a WTF moment as well. (2/10) ” - butterflywars
 
43.
ATM (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man. (90 mins.)
Director: David Brooks
“ Terrible acting and dialog with some of the stupidest characters I've seen in recent memory make 'ATM' almost unwatchable. The only saving grace is the sexy Alice Eve. (1/10) ” - butterflywars
 
44.
Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone. (86 mins.)
Director: Brad Parker
“ Pure torture...to sit through entirely. (1/10) ” - butterflywars
 
45.
1313: Frankenqueen (2012 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
A group of young men agree to act as "test subjects" for plastic surgeon Victoria Franks. But their getaway at Victoria's lavish Malibu mansion turns deadly, as their mad scientist hostess implements a nefarious and homicidal agenda. (77 mins.)
Director: David DeCoteau
“ An abomination that should never have been made. (0/10) ” - butterflywars
 
46.
The Devil Inside (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism. (83 mins.)
“ A movie is really gotta suck hard to get put lower than this turd. One of the all-time worst movies. It should have been called 'The Suffering' since that's what the entire audience was enduring throughout the duration of this tripe. (0/10) ” - butterflywars
 
47.
The Three Stooges (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality television show. (92 mins.)
“ Wow, I thought 'The Devil Inside' was the safe pick for worst movie but I was wrong. This was painful to watch and I couldn't even finish watching the whole thing, the first two acts were painful enough. Just say Mo, more like just say no. (0/10) ” - butterflywars