Movies I've seen in 2012

All of the movies I have seen in theaters in 2012 in order.
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
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Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. (158 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ This was the last movie I saw in 2011, and the first in 2012. I LOVE this movie. The acting, and storyline was awesome. The awards won for this movie were well deserved. I was head banging to the opening credits to the Immigrant song all 3 times I saw the movie in theaters.
9/10 stars!! ” - shadow_luner
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
“ I saw this in 3D, the 3D effects were eh. The movie was great, but short.
7 of 10 stars. If it was longer, then it would have got an 8. ” - shadow_luner
One for the Money (2012)
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Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin's bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past. (91 mins.)
“ I saw this movie twice. First when it opened on 01/27/12. Then again on 02/04/12. This was way better than I thought it would be. Katherine Heigl and The actor who played Morelli had great chemistry.
8/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
The Woman in Black (2012)
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A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals. (95 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
“ This was pretty scary. The theater was filled with little girls. I said to myself, these girls probably looked at the poster and said Harry potter, and PG13, lets go see it.This had a great ending:D
6.5/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
Chronicle (2012)
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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
“ All I can say is, best hand held camera movie ever!
7.5/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
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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 movie, funny jokes. I love Dwayne Johnson, and Josh hutcherson. The guy who played Vanessa Hudgin's dad was real good, along with Micheal Caine.
8/10 stars ” - shadow_luner
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
“ The 3D effects were eh. The movie was so awesome. I liked it better than the first one. The new actress that replaced Eva mendez is better looking.
6/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
Gone (2012)
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A woman is convinced her kidnapper has returned when her sister goes missing. (94 mins.)
Director: Heitor Dhalia
“ This is one of my all time favorite thrillers! It was so good. Amanda seyfried is an amazing actress. The only thing I wish this movie had more of was Joel Moore. He had such a small role. This is such an underated movie
8.5/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
21 Jump Street (2012)
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A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring. (110 mins.)
“ This was so funny. The cameos from certain actors (don't want to spoil it) was great. Just an all out funny movie.
7/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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
“ So far, this is my favorite movie of 2012. I saw it 3 times. It was crappy compared to the book, but as a movie, really good. I saw a lot of complaints about racism. What racism? I didn't think it was racist at all. The cast was amazing. I would have to say Woody harlsson as Haymitch, and Elizabeth banks as Effie were the best. Keep them for the sequels.
9/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
The Three Stooges (2012)
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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.)
“ Funniest movie of the year! This one is so hard to beat. I absolutely dispise Jersey shore, and what happened to them in this movie, was awesome! Everything was just so funny!
9/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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.)
“ So originally, I was taking a date to see 21 jump street. It got cancelled for some reason so she chose Lockout instead. I didn't really want to see it because I didn't get the trailers. It turned out better than I thought it was going to be. The jokes were outragously funny. Great action sequences. Guy pearce deserves an award for this movie. It was so underated.
8/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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.)
“ This movie sucked so much. It did have funny parts, but what made it so crappy, was that the actors and actresses had no emotions. They all seemed like they didn't want to be there making that movie.
2/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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
“ This is my second favorite movie of the year. By far, the best super hero movie ever. I thought all of the super heros were better in this movie, than they were in their own movies. The new Hulk was the best Hulk ever. I loved every bit of it. The jokes were so funny. Scarlett Johanson was my favorite part of it.
9/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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 does it again. This was so funny! At one part, I laughed so hard I was in tears. I will definetely be buying it on dvd when it comes out. So funny!
8/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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
“ They showed all the funny parts in the preview. I'm not sure if it was meant to be a comedy or a soap opera like the tv series. I did like how they left it at a cliff hanger at the end. If Tim burton makes a sequel, I will go see it.
5/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
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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
“ This was better than I thought. I was a little worried that it would suck because it was made from the creators of Paranormal activity. I didn't like the first one, and refuse to watch 2,3, and 4, and how ever many more they make. Back to Chernobyl: I thought it was pretty good. The scenery in the movie was fantastic. The ending was really really stupid. I got a private showing for this one. I was the only one in the theater. It was awesome. It reminded me of The hills have eyes.
7/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
Prometheus (2012)
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Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ I love Noomi Rapace. I love Alien movies, so I had to see this. I saw this twice. This was a great movie. The special effects were amazing. The "engineers" were so ugly, I wanted to shoot them in the face, they were so ugly. Over all this movie was amazing. One of my favorites of 2012.
9/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
Rock of Ages (2012)
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A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. (123 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
“ I saw this 3 times. I love the music, I pretty much whisper sang to all of the songs in the movie. Tom cruise was amazing. I would have never thought he would make a good rockstar. I wish Catherine Zeta-jones had a bigger role, and more dancing from her too. I love watching her sing and dance. The only thing I didn't like about it, was that Russell Brand was in it. I do not like a thing about him.
8/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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
“ I love Adam sandler movies. I don't know why everyone is ranting about him. I think I am the only one who thinks his movies are still good. Most movies, the beggining is the worst part, but with this one, I literally never stopped laughing during Donny's (Adam sandler) childhood. I cannot wait until this comes out on DVD!!!
8/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
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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
“ This was so boring. I did not enjoy it at all. The fairies looked like the thing from Lord of the rings that said My precious. If I came across them, I would have killed them. The evil queen was really stupid. Why would she just not kill anyone and get old until the end? Dumb. I didn't like this at all. The 7 dwarves were cool though.
3/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
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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
“ This movie was definetely underated. I'm not really a big fan of Kiera Knightley, but I loved her in this movie. Steve Carell was also awesome, of course. It is a drama, with funny parts in it. I laughed some, but I was also sad during a lot of it. The ending was sad, but happy at the same time. Just an all out, amazing movie.
7.5/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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.)
“ For a family movie, it was good. I love the other 2 Madagascar films. This was probably my favorite one. Alex is still my favorite character.
6/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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
“ The plot was good, but they showed 99% of the funny parts in the previews. I think my favorite part was from the cameo from a certain actor (I won't spoil it) and the last line in it. For every other part, I was like, when will this end?
3/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012 Documentary)
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The life, career and music of singer Katy Perry as we follow her on the California Dreams World Tour. (93 mins.)
“ I saw this at the special fan sneak on 07/02/12, so I got the special 3D glasses, and poster. I loved this movie, but then again. I love Katy Perry. If you don't like Katy perrry, don't go see it. If you love documentarys, go see it. If you love getting inspired, go see it. I absolutely loved it. I will probably see it again.
7/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner
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 don't know if this was better than the original 2003 film, but this was pretty good. Way better than I thought it would be. I like how the new spiderman has a mouth on him, where as Toby maguire spider man didn't. It was really enjoyable.
7/10 stars. ” - shadow_luner