January 2012 in Movie Titlesby marigold_katie | created - 07 Jan 2012 | updated - 04 Feb 2012 | Public
so let's get started for the year!
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1. Valentine's Day (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.
Votes: 101,553 | Gross: $110.49M
not too bad
2. New Year's Eve (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Romance
The lives of several couples and singles in New York City intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
Votes: 72,421 | Gross: $54.54M
not too good -- why did the hot guy had to end up with the Carrie Bradshaw/Cinderella/cool-but-weird-mother combo??
3. What's Your Number? (2011)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman looks back at the past nineteen men she's had relationships with in her life and wonders if one of them might be her one true love.
Votes: 64,250 | Gross: $14.01M
quite funny at times
4. Moll Flanders (1996)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,613 | Gross: $3.36M
Why the hell did they call her Moll Flanders - Harry Potter would have been just as good a name - my point being that the movie and the book have nothing in common but the time and place (XVIII century, London)
5. Forever Amber (1947)
Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
Votes: 942 | Gross: $16.00M
6. Tilt (2011)
94 min | Drama, Romance
TILT is a love story set against the backdrop of the changing political and social environment in Europe in the late 1980s and early '90s. Can this love survive the challenges of emigration... See full summary »
7. Stapki v pyasaka (2010)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
At the airport, Slavi tells his life's story to a young customs officer. As children, Nelly promises Slavi to marry him. The two teenagers are passionately in love with each other but after... See full summary »
Some good quotes to remember
8. No Reservations (2007)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece.
Votes: 63,234 | Gross: $43.11M
9. Jin ling shi san chai (2011)
R | 146 min | Drama, History, Romance
An American finds refuge during the 1937 Japanese invasion of Nanking in a church with a group of women. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety.
Votes: 42,571 | Gross: $0.01M
epic, magnificent, heartbreaking
10. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Votes: 358,282 | Gross: $169.71M
should get the Oscar, if only to break the tradition of long silent and tedious movies getting it
11. Ma vie en l'air (2005)
103 min | Comedy, Romance
Will the fear of flying rob a man of his second chance for love?
the perfect French movie for a lazy Sunday afternoon, especially for Marion fans
12. Miss Austen Regrets (2008 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Biography, Drama
In the later years of her life, as she's approaching the age of forty, the novelist Jane Austen helps her niece find a husband.
ruined all the books for me
13. Sleepers (1996)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Over ten years later, they get their chance for revenge.
Votes: 165,735 | Gross: $49.10M
14. Dreamgirls (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.
Votes: 61,021 | Gross: $103.37M
15. The Debt (I) (2010)
R | 113 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them.
Votes: 58,660 | Gross: $31.18M
16. One Day (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance
After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.
Votes: 118,528 | Gross: $13.84M
far too depressing to make a point
17. The Devil's Double (2011)
R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.
Votes: 56,506 | Gross: $1.36M
A great surprise
18. The Rum Diary (2011)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.
Votes: 91,442 | Gross: $13.10M
pretty mainstream for both Johhny Depp and Hunter Thompson but has its peculiarities
19. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
PG-13 | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks.
Votes: 195,519 | Gross: $281.29M
20. A Dangerous Method (2011)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.
Votes: 88,174 | Gross: $5.70M
Keira is very bad at the beginning, and ok after that... the rest is quite intriguing to watch, Vincent Cassel's cameo providing the highlight of the movie
21. Zift (2008)
Unrated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Moth is freed on parole after spending time in prison on wrongful conviction of murder. Jailed shortly before the Bulgarian communist coup of 1944, he now finds himself in a new and alien ... See full summary »