2012 Action Packed Thriller Films

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1.
Safe House (2012)
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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
 
2.
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
 
3.
Contraband (2012)
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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.)
 
4.
Man on a Ledge (2012)
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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
 
5.
This Means War (2012)
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Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman. (103 mins.)
Director: McG
 
6.
Act of Valor (2012)
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An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent. (110 mins.)
 
7.
John Carter (2012)
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Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior. (132 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stanton
 
8.
The Hunger Games (2012)
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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
 
9.
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
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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.)
 
10.
The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012 Video)
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Since his rise to power, Mathayus' kingdom has fallen. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant and his ghost warriors for the chance to regain the power and glory he once knew. (105 mins.)
Director: Roel Reiné
 
11.
Piranha 3DD (2012)
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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
 
12.
Bait (2012)
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A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building - along with 12-foot Great White Sharks. (93 mins.)
Director: Kimble Rendall
 
13.
Battleship (2012)
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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
 
14.
Dragon Eyes (2012)
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In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself. (91 mins.)
Director: John Hyams
 
15.
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
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John looks to take down Luc Deveraux after a home invasion claims his wife and daughter. The fight pits John against Andrew Scott and an army of genetically enhanced warriors; meanwhile, he must contend with a UniSol in relentless pursuit. (114 mins.)
Director: John Hyams
 
16.
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
 
17.
Safe (2012)
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Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail. (94 mins.)
Director: Boaz Yakin
 
18.
Lockout (2012)
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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.)
 
19.
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
 
20.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
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Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them. (105 mins.)
 
21.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
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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
 
22.
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.)
 
23.
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
 
24.
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
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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
 
25.
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
 
26.
The Expendables 2 (2012)
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Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat. (103 mins.)
Director: Simon West
 
27.
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
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Alice fights alongside a resistance movement to regain her freedom from an Umbrella Corporation testing facility. (96 mins.)
 
28.
Premium Rush (2012)
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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
 
29.
Dredd (2012)
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In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO. (95 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
 
30.
Sushi Girl (2012)
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Upon his release from prison, Fish is brought to an abandoned restaurant by his old associate, Duke, to celebrate his newfound freedom. However, there's unfinished business that Duke is determined to solve. (98 mins.)
Director: Kern Saxton
 
31.
The Cold Light of Day (2012)
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After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase. (93 mins.)
 
32.
Taken 2 (2012)
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In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter. (92 mins.)
Director: Olivier Megaton
 
33.
Looper (2012)
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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
 
34.
The Sweeney (2012)
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A hardened detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan police. Based on the '70s UK TV show. (112 mins.)
Director: Nick Love
 
35.
Red Dawn (2012)
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A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. (93 mins.)
Director: Dan Bradley
 
36.
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
 
37.
6 Bullets (2012)
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An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped. (115 mins.)
Director: Ernie Barbarash
 
38.
One in the Chamber (2012)
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A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy. (91 mins.)
Director: William Kaufman
 
39.
El Gringo (2012)
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A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000, and a bloody past, finds himself under sudden attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras. (99 mins.)
 
40.
Get the Gringo (2012)
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A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy. (96 mins.)
 
41.
Hijacked (2012)
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A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing. (86 mins.)
Director: Brandon Nutt
 
42.
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
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On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins, and a rogue British soldier descend upon a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers. (95 mins.)
Director: RZA
 
43.
Assassin's Bullet (2012)
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Field Agent Robert Diggs walked away from his career in the FBI and accepted the position of Cultural Attaché in Sofia... (91 mins.)
 
44.
The Package (2013)
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A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters. (95 mins.)
 
45.
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
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When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her godson from an abusive stepfather, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters. (98 mins.)
Director: Barry Battles
 
46.
The Courier (2012)
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A specialist carrier is hired to deliver a mysterious case to the underworld's most dangerous hitman. (99 mins.)
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
 
47.
Alex Cross (2012)
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A homicide detective is pushed to the brink of his moral and physical limits as he tangles with a ferociously skilled serial killer who specializes in torture and pain. (101 mins.)
Director: Rob Cohen
 
48.
Jack Reacher (2012)
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A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims. (130 mins.)
 
49.
Erased (2012)
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An ex-CIA agent and his estranged daughter are forced on the run when his employers erase all records of his existence, and mark them both for termination as part of a wide-reaching international conspiracy. (100 mins.)
Director: Philipp Stölzl
 
50.
A Dark Truth (2012)
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A former CIA operative turned political talk show host is hired by a corporate whistle blower to expose her company's cover-up of a massacre in a South American village. (106 mins.)
Director: Damian Lee
 
51.
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
 
52.
The Viral Factor (2012)
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International Security Affairs agent Jon is on a dangerous mission to escort a criminal scientist to another country... (122 mins.)
Director: Dante Lam
 
53.
Chinese Zodiac (2012)
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A man searches the world for a set of mystic artifacts - 12 bronze heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac. (109 mins.)
Director: Jackie Chan
 
54.
Red Tails (2012)
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A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard. (125 mins.)
 
55.
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed (2012)
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On August 15, 1944 the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team (PRCT) jumped over the south of France... (94 mins.)
Director: Ryan Little
 
56.
Cold War (2012)
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The police department has long been untouchable until tonight when hijackers kidnap 5 highly trained officers. Cryptic messages from the hijackers expose a mole within the task force. (102 mins.)
 
57.
Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
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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.)
 
58.
Bad Ass (2012)
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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
 
59.
The 25th Reich (2012)
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In 1943, five US soldiers are recruited by the OSS for a time travel mission to save the world from the tyranny of Hitler's 25th Reich. (85 mins.)
Director: Stephen Amis
 
60.
Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman (2012)
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Timid, video game-loving DJ Santiago seemingly digs his own grave when he agrees to bring a violent criminal kingpin the head of Machine Gun Woman. (73 mins.)
 
61.
Interview with a Hitman (2012)
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An elite hitman returns to erase his past only to find that somebody has messed with his future. (96 mins.)
Director: Perry Bhandal
 
62.
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012 TV Movie)
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The adventures of young William Adama in the First Cylon War. (94 mins.)
Director: Jonas Pate
 
63.
Outpost: Black Sun (2012)
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The year is 1945, the closing stages of WW2, and a German scientist by the name of Klausener is working... (101 mins.)
Director: Steve Barker
 
64.
Death Race: Inferno (2013 Video)
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Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew. (105 mins.)
Director: Roel Reiné