2012's 20 Best Movies (Oscar Worthy & Enjoyment Level)

I'm often what's my favorite movie and I always say what genre ? So for your viewing pleasure here are top 20 films of 2012. Some of these were Oscar Worthy and others were just a ton of fun.
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1.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter , a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
“ All I can is wow ! I'm still in owe of how amazing this movie was and QT continues to show why he's one of the best directors of his generation. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
2.
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 Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane. (164 mins.)
“ An epic conculsion to an already amazing trilogy. Tom Hardy performance as Bane, was one of the best villian performances of the year, if not the best. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
3.
Looper (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
“ JGL continued to show amazing range and he is now a full feldged actor with a dash of movie star thrown in. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
4.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (101 mins.)
“ Easily one of the best non stop action movies, I've seen in my 31 years on this earth. I don't see any action film topping it for along while ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
5.
Lawless (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits. (116 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
“ Shia may have had his name first in the creidts but Tom Hardy echoed a young Brando in this one. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
6.
Flight (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling. (138 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Another amazing performance by Denzel showcasing why he's one of the greatest actors working today. While he may not get nominated due to the field being crowded this year, this was still one of best character performances in a while. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
7.
Think Like a Man (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey's relationship advice against them. (122 mins.)
Director: Tim Story
“ An very enjoyable romantic comedy that anyone regardless of race should be able to enjoy. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
8.
Skyfall (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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
“ Bond makes a epic return to form with a expectional villian performance by Javier Berdam ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
9.
Les Misérables (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever. (158 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ A truly beautiful and amazing movie going experience. Anne Hathway performance of I Dreamed A Dream moved me to tears. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
10.
Jack Reacher (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims. (130 mins.)
“ Tom Cruise was in full bad ass mode and I really wish this had come out the first week in Dec to take advantge of it's box office potential. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
11.
Hope Springs (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship. (100 mins.)
Director: David Frankel
“ Another enjoyable romantic comedy with great performances by all three leads ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
12.
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, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods. (95 mins.)
Director: Drew Goddard
“ The two year delay this movie faced was well worth the wait and those who didn't like itm just didn't get it. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
13.
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
“ Nuff said, one of the best comic book movies ever made. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
14.
Red Tails (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
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.)
“ One of the best movies that should had more backing If anything hopefully it insipred more Afrcian American youth to get into avaiation ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
15.
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
“ One of the funniest movies I've ever seen. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
16.
The Sessions (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest. (95 mins.)
Director: Ben Lewin
“ A great moving film with an Oscar worthy performance by John Hawkes. Wish that it found a bigger audience. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
17.
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Ramsey
“ Very enjoyable film ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
18.
Red Hook Summer (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A middle-class boy from Atlanta finds his worldview changed as he spends the summer with his deeply religious grandfather in the housing projects of Red Hook, Brooklyn. (121 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ Spike's companion piece to Do The Right Thing with a meancing performance by Nate Parker. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
19.
People Like Us (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
While settling his recently deceased father's estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices. (114 mins.)
Director: Alex Kurtzman
“ A nice little small film, that had no business coming out in the summer. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat
 
20.
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
“ Had to close the list out with a gulity pleasure. This one was just a ton of fun and hopefully it becomes a cult classic. ” - DunnDeeDaGreat