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1.
The Possession (2012)
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A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child. (92 mins.)
Director: Ole Bornedal
“ Was it disappointing? I didn't expect much, so no. Deja-vu altogether. So skip it. ” - riverman211179
 
2.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug. (169 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ A nice spectacle, if not on the level of the previous exploits of Peter Jackson regarding Tolkien's universe. ” - riverman211179
 
3.
King Kelly (2012)
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King Kelly is the online username of Kelly, a young girl from Long Island, NY who dreams of becoming famous through her webcam strip tease show. Obsessed with the prospect of celebrity, Kelly stops at nothing to get what she wants. (84 mins.)
Director: Andrew Neel
“ Bad taste all the way. ” - riverman211179
 
4.
Cloud Atlas (2012)
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An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. (172 mins.)
“ Disappointing movie. I did not get all the praise it got... ” - riverman211179
 
5.
Frankenweenie (2012)
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Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. (87 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ After the rather disappointing "Dark Shadows", the great Tim Burton is back in great shape with this funny/moving story. Very pleasant. ” - riverman211179
 
6.
A Good Year (2006)
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A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Something bothered me in the format of this movie. The story was ok and the acting too... but there's something missing. Oh, and Marion Cotillard is awesomely beautiful. ” - riverman211179
 
7.
Dark Horse (2011)
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Romance blooms between two thirty-somethings in arrested development: an avid toy collector who is the dark horse of his family and a depressed woman on the rebound. (86 mins.)
Director: Todd Solondz
“ I simply did not get it. I'm definitely not made for Solondz movies. ” - riverman211179
 
8.
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
“ Very powerful movie with a top performance by Chastain and an incredible editing job. ” - riverman211179
 
9.
ParaNorman (2012)
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A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. (92 mins.)
“ Very interesting effort on Tim Burton's sacred ground, animation for adults. Enjoyed it a lot. ” - riverman211179
 
10.
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012)
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A graphic designer's enviable life slides into despair when his girlfriend breaks up with him. (86 mins.)
Director: Roman Coppola
“ A complete ratage, despite a wes andersonesque potential and a good cast. Dommage. ” - riverman211179
 
11.
Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011)
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A group of college buddies sow their wild oats in New Orleans. (88 mins.)
Director: Phil Dornfeld
“ No comment. ” - riverman211179
 
12.
Django Unchained (2012)
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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.)
“ Very exciting Tarantino movie, with a great cast and many good moments. Christoph Waltz is tremendous, DiCaprio is also excellent... but it misses something from the previous Tarantino efforts. ” - riverman211179
 
13.
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
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Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter. (91 mins.)
“ Enjoyable if not great. ” - riverman211179
 
14.
Luster (2002)
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Luster is a refreshingly funny and sexy look at unrequited love. Jackson, a cute, lanky, blue-haired poet who works in a record store... (92 mins.)
Director: Everett Lewis
“ Hmmm. Found it boring. ” - riverman211179
 
15.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
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A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. (94 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ My favorite movie of the year 2012 to date. A real fairy tale/painting with a wonderful ensemble cast and one of the greatest scripts ever written. A pure delight ! ” - riverman211179
 
16.
Gabriel (2007)
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GABRIEL tells the story of an archangel who fights to bring light back to purgatory - a place where darkness rules - and save the souls of the city's inhabitants. (114 mins.)
Director: Shane Abbess
“ Plain bad. ” - riverman211179
 
17.
On the Road (2012)
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Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. (124 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
“ Good surprise, but Salles is always good. And, finally, Kristen Stewart has started acting. ” - riverman211179
 
18.
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)
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When her father disappears, Heather Mason is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood. (95 mins.)
“ Skip. A waste of time. ” - riverman211179
 
19.
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
“ Disappointing movie, but not bad. Tom Cruise still can't act decently, though. ” - riverman211179
 
20.
Citadel (2012)
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An agoraphobic father teams up with a renegade priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang of twisted feral children who committed an act of violence against his family years earlier. (84 mins.)
Director: Ciaran Foy
“ One of the pleasant surprises of the year. A good horror movie. ” - riverman211179
 
21.
My Queen Karo (2009)
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A young girl witnesses the moral dilemmas of free love when her parents join a squatter community in 1970s Amsterdam. (101 mins.)
“ Unbearable movie, but not bad. Just unbearable. ” - riverman211179
 
22.
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
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A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu. (110 mins.)
Director: Martin McDonagh
“ Pleasant movie, mainly because of the great cast. Any movie with Chris Walken and Tom Waits cannot be but great, right? ” - riverman211179
 
23.
End of Watch (2012)
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Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves. (109 mins.)
Director: David Ayer
“ A good movie altogether. ” - riverman211179
 
24.
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
“ Pleasant comedy. Above average. ” - riverman211179
 
25.
Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
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A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened. (132 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
“ This slow and thick movie hasn't aged well... ” - riverman211179
 
26.
Grabbers (2012)
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When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive. (94 mins.)
Director: Jon Wright
“ Pleasant comedy. Above average. ” - riverman211179
 
27.
Beastly (2011)
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A modern-day take on the "Beauty and the Beast" tale where a New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love. (86 mins.)
Director: Daniel Barnz
“ For teenagers only. ” - riverman211179
 
28.
Vamps (2012)
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Two female vampires in modern-day New York City are faced with daunting romantic possibilities. (92 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
“ Another pleasant surprise. Heckerling is a very good director, and the pair Silverstone/Ritter does a great job. Funny and moving. ” - riverman211179
 
29.
Men in Black 3 (2012)
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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.)
“ Good entertainment... and Josh Brolin saves the day. ” - riverman211179
 
30.
Sanctum (2011)
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An underwater cave diving team experiences a life-threatening crisis during an expedition to the unexplored and least accessible cave system in the world. (108 mins.)
“ Very good scenery, sound, image. Technically, it's a work of art. But story lacks depth and characters are unbearable. ” - riverman211179
 
31.
Desperate (1947)
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A young married couple flee both police and a gangster out for revenge. (73 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ A very good Anthony Mann movie. ” - riverman211179
 
32.
360 (2011)
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A dramatic thriller that weaves together the stories of an array of people from disparate social backgrounds through their intersecting relationships. (110 mins.)
“ Good movie following the pattern set by Innaritu's "Babel" (butterfly effect movies). ” - riverman211179
 
33.
The Tall Target (1951)
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A New York City detective, traveling by train between New York and Baltimore, tries to foil an on-board plot to assassinate President-elect Abraham Lincoln before he reaches Baltimore to give a major pre-Inauguration speech in 1861. (78 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ Excellent movie, thrilling and entertaining. Great directing by Anthony Mann. ” - riverman211179
 
34.
Eva (2011)
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A shy genius is employed by his former university to design robot software. (94 mins.)
Director: Kike Maíllo
“ Another pleasant suprise. The cinematography is just perfect and the movie is good altogether. A little gem. ” - riverman211179
 
35.
Devil's Doorway (1950)
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After the Civil War, a highly decorated Shoshone Indian veteran plans to raise cattle in Wyoming but white farmers plan to grab fertile tribal lands by pitting the whites against the Indians. (84 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ Good western. ” - riverman211179
 
36.
Strangers in the Night (1944)
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A lonely, mentally unbalanced woman invents a fictitious daughter and has the "daughter" write to a Marine stationed in the South Pacific... (56 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ Great little Anthony Mann film. Creepy. ” - riverman211179
 
37.
Side Street (1949)
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A struggling young father-to-be gives in to temptation and impulsively steals money from the office of a shady lawyer - with catastrophic consequences. (83 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ A good film noir. Perfect directing by Anthony Mann. Exceptional Farley Granger. ” - riverman211179
 
38.
Pusher (2012)
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In London, a street dealer's life spins out of control over the course of one week after he borrows money from his supplier on what's supposed to be a sure thing. (89 mins.)
Director: Luis Prieto
“ Altogether disappointing, but clearly above average. ” - riverman211179
 
39.
Thunder Bay (1953)
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Shrimpers and oilmen clash when an ambitious wildcatter begins constructing an off-shore oilrig. (103 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ Great drama. It's strange that this movie is always forgotten when it comes to enumerating Anthony Mann's movies with James Stewart. It's probably one of the best - if not a Western. ” - riverman211179
 
40.
Unicorn City (2012)
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Voss entices local gamers to create a Utopian society in an attempt to impress a potential employer, but paradise is disrupted when his nemesis lays claim to the city and Voss's true love. (103 mins.)
Director: Bryan Lefler
“ A pleasant surprise. A little indie movie without any pretentions. ” - riverman211179
 
41.
Night Passage (1957)
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A fired railroad man is rehired and trusted to carry a 10,000 dollar payroll in secret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws. (90 mins.)
Director: James Neilson
“ Good Western. ” - riverman211179
 
42.
Robot & Frank (2012)
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Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team. (89 mins.)
Director: Jake Schreier
“ A very pleasant surprise, with a top performance by Frank Langella. ” - riverman211179
 
43.
Elles (2011)
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On her latest assignment, a journalist for Elle immerses herself in a prostitution ring run by university students. (99 mins.)
“ Somehow boring, despite Binoche's efforts. ” - riverman211179
 
44.
Get Low (2009)
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A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive. (103 mins.)
Director: Aaron Schneider
“ Another great wes andersonesque movie, with perfect performances by Duvall and Murray. Not to be missed. ” - riverman211179
 
45.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. (122 mins.)
“ I rarely laughed that much while watching a movie. Funny and moving, with the perfect cast and an incredible script. A must see. ” - riverman211179
 
46.
Magic Mike (2012)
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A male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money. (110 mins.)
“ Where has Steven Soderbergh gone...? ” - riverman211179
 
47.
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
“ Deja-vu. ” - riverman211179
 
48.
Love Lasts Three Years (2011)
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A look at the dissolution of a marriage. (98 mins.)
“ I'm not a Beigbeder fan. so no wonder I didn't like it. ” - riverman211179
 
49.
The Art of Love (2011)
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The Art of Love (L'art d'aimer) is composed of several chapters following several Parisian couples.... (85 mins.)
Director: Emmanuel Mouret
“ Interesting movie, but slow paced. Good acting. Average. ” - riverman211179
 
50.
Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
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An ambitious graduate student convinces a writer that her thesis can resurrect his career. (111 mins.)
Director: Andrew Wagner
“ A little gem. Langella is terrific as a writer trying to create his last work of art before leaving this world. Ambrose is the beautiful vulture trying to write a thesis on him. A great movie. ” - riverman211179
 
51.
For Lovers Only (2011)
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An American photographer runs into an old flame while on assignment in Paris. (87 mins.)
Director: Michael Polish
“ Esthetically, a great movie. But that's about it. ” - riverman211179
 
52.
Here (2011)
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Cartographer Will Shepard hits the road for his latest job: to create a new, more accurate satellite survey of Armenia. During his assignment, he forms a bond with an Armenian expatriate and art photographer. (126 mins.)
Director: Braden King
“ Wonderful picture was well hidden, like a diamond in the mine. If you love indie movies with a powerful sense of narration, great scenery, music and acting, this is for you. ” - riverman211179
 
53.
Gangster Squad (2013)
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It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city. (113 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
“ One if the biggest disappointment of the year uptil now. It feels like a bad remake of "The Untouchables" set in L.A. ... What a waste... with such good actors... ” - riverman211179
 
54.
The Man from Laramie (1955)
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A stranger defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals. (104 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ One of the top collaborations between Anthony Mann and James Stewart. A perfect Western, stressing on dark characters and anti-heroes, as Mann always do. ” - riverman211179
 
55.
Miral (2010)
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A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict. (112 mins.)
Director: Julian Schnabel
“ I'm pissed-off. Why was this movie totally ignored everywhere - because it tackles the Arab-Israeli conflict from another point of view? A must see. A real terrific movie. ” - riverman211179
 
56.
Pleasure (And Its Little Inconveniences) (1998)
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Seemingly unrelated events connect several people: a young wounded soldier, a nurse, a failed comedian, and a murderer. (100 mins.)
“ Watchable. ” - riverman211179
 
57.
The Fog (1980)
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Legend says that Antonio Bay was built in 1880 with blood money obtained from shipwrecked lepers which no one believes. On the eve of the town's centennial, many plan to attend the celebrations, including the murdered lepers. (89 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Sometimes, I have this feeling that John Carpenter is overrated. Yet, when I get back to watching his movies, I tend to be convinced that he is a real artist. In the Horror genre, it is very rare - there are far more butchers and clowns than true artists. ” - riverman211179
 
58.
The Criminal Code (1931)
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After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated. (97 mins.)
“ Very dark and grim story, with a great Walter Huston, and a remarkably creepy Boris Karloff - for his first real performance on the screen. A must see. ” - riverman211179
 
59.
The ABCs of Death (2012)
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A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty. (129 mins.)
“ A great collection of bad tasted directors. Unbearable. ” - riverman211179
 
60.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
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A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Rich Moore
“ Another good surprise. For all those who grew up in the 80's... ” - riverman211179
 
61.
Stolen (2012)
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A former thief frantically searches for his missing daughter, who has been kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a taxi. (96 mins.)
Director: Simon West
“ Why is Nicolas Cage playing in the same movie again and again? Really, what's the difference between "Trespass", "Drive Angry", "Seeking Justice" and this one? ” - riverman211179
 
62.
The Beastmaster (1982)
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A sword-and-sorcery fantasy about a young man's search for revenge. Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces. (118 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
“ A good movie for kids. Trouble is, it has aged considerably, and so have I. ” - riverman211179
 
63.
Wagon Master (1950)
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Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey. (86 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ John Ford is probably the greatest American director of all time. But I just don't get this one. ” - riverman211179
 
64.
Lincoln (2012)
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As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
“ A perfect film, with one of the best performances ever by Daniel Day-Lewis, and a great ensemble cast - Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt... and so on. My only complaint would be about Spielberg film making. It is far too symetrical. ” - riverman211179
 
65.
Life of Pi (2012)
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A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. (127 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
“ Ang Lee definitely deserved his award in the Best Director category at the Oscars. This movie is a little gem, for all ages. ” - riverman211179
 
66.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
“ Despite Phoenix, Seymour-Hoffman and Adams tremendous efforts, I'm afraid I didn't get it. ” - riverman211179
 
67.
Christine (1983)
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A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. (110 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ A good movie, but not one of Carpenter's best. ” - riverman211179
 
68.
Sing Your Way Home (1945)
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Conceited war correspondent Steve Kimball, desperate to get back to the USA from occupied Paris, reluctantly agrees to chaperone a troupe of stranded... (72 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ Interesting attempt from Anthony Mann in the Musical genre. Results are so-so. ” - riverman211179
 
69.
Argo (2012)
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ A very good movie with a great cast. I'm afraid that's all... Affleck's first effort, "Gone Baby Gone", is still his best picture. ” - riverman211179
 
70.
The Sessions (2012)
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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
“ Very moving story and a great film, with unforgettable performances by both main actors. ” - riverman211179
 
71.
The Fixer (1968)
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In Czarist Russia, around 1911, a Russian-Jewish handyman, Yakov Bok, is wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime. (132 mins.)
“ Bumped into it on TCM. A masterpiece. ” - riverman211179
 
72.
American Mary (2012)
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The allure of easy money sends Mary Mason, a medical student, into the world of underground surgeries which ends up leaving more marks on her than her so called "freakish" clients. (103 mins.)
“ Well, I'm afraid it's not really my type of movies. But good work altogether. Above average. ” - riverman211179
 
73.
The Bamboo Blonde (1946)
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A pilot of a B 29 meets Louise Anderson, a singer in a New York nightclub. He falls in love with her... (67 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ A good Anthony Mann minor movie. Enjoyable. ” - riverman211179
 
74.
Sacrifice! (1972)
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After a photographer is captured by a native tribe and put through several trials, he must fight to protect the village and his new love interest, the chief's daughter. (93 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
“ Only for cult films lovers. ” - riverman211179
 
75.
Ginger & Rosa (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship. (90 mins.)
Director: Sally Potter
“ This is the second Sally Potter movie I can't finish. It must be a sign. ” - riverman211179
 
76.
The Crowd Roars (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Famous motor-racing champion Joe Greer returns to his hometown to compete in a local race. He discovers... (85 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Great dark Howard Hawks film about the violent and obscure world of racing in the 20/30's. Excellent. ” - riverman211179
 
77.
Clash of the Empires (2012 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
In an age long ago, the last village of clever, peace-loving Hobbits is attacked and enslaved by the Java Men... (87 mins.)
“ Run for your life ! ” - riverman211179
 
78.
The Piano Teacher (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher. (131 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ A very good movie, but not for all tastes, as it is usually the case with Haneke. Huppert is fantastic, Girardot too. And the music is awesome. ” - riverman211179
 
79.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. (93 mins.)
Director: Benh Zeitlin
“ One of the best surprises of the year. Everything is just great and full of light and life in this one. An absolute winner. ” - riverman211179
 
80.
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
“ I didn't like it and wasn't impressed by it. Strangely, I think Crowe is th best one in this, even though he was bashed by the critics. ” - riverman211179
 
81.
A Royal Affair (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever. (137 mins.)
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
“ A very good movie. Powerful and beautiful. ” - riverman211179
 
82.
Quick Change (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible. (89 mins.)
“ Bill Murray is always enjoyable, and Geena Davis charming. ” - riverman211179
 
83.
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place. (104 mins.)
Director: Jacques Doillon
“ Good acting and above average. ” - riverman211179
 
84.
The Impossible (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. (114 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ A pretty good movie, but not for all tastes. Pretty good cast and cinematography. ” - riverman211179
 
85.
Lay the Favorite (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Ex-private dancer Beth aspires to be a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, when she falls in with Dink, a sports gambler. Sparks fly as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy--much to the ire of Dink's wife, Tulip. (94 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ A major disappointment. But how can you spoil a movie with a director and a cast like that? ” - riverman211179
 
86.
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
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
“ Everything is bad in this one. ” - riverman211179
 
87.
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
“ It was a box-office disappointment, but still, the movie is quite good. Too bad it didn't really find its audience. ” - riverman211179
 
88.
30 Beats (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A summer heat wave and a series of sexual encounters connect a group of New Yorkers. (88 mins.)
Director: Alexis Lloyd
“ Forget it. Boring. ” - riverman211179
 
89.
The Furies (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A firebrand heiress clashes with her tyrannical father, a cattle rancher who fancies himself a Napoleon; but their relationship turns ugly only when he finds himself a new woman. (109 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ Dark, as only Anthony Mann knows how to go to dark places in the Western genre. A must see. ” - riverman211179
 
90.
28 Hotel Rooms (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A novelist and an accountant meet while they are traveling for work, and though they both are in relationships, their one-night stand could become something more. (82 mins.)
Director: Matt Ross
“ I didn't get it. ” - riverman211179
 
91.
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.)
“ Tarsem, Julia Roberts and Nathan Lane deserve better than that. ” - riverman211179
 
92.
The Day (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack. (87 mins.)
“ Average post-apocalyptic movie... ” - riverman211179
 
93.
Hideaways (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
James Furlong, motherless, discovered an extraordinary gift by accident which caused the death of his father and his grandmother. (88 mins.)
Director: Agnès Merlet
“ Interesting indie movie. Above average. ” - riverman211179
 
94.
New Year's Eve (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve. (113 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ Disappointing given the cast. ” - riverman211179
 
95.
Red Dawn (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. (93 mins.)
Director: Dan Bradley
“ Probably one of the worst films of 2012... Forget about it. ” - riverman211179
 
96.
Here Below (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(100 mins.)
 
97.
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall. (127 mins.)
“ Interesting movie, very cerebral. Far better than the silly remake by Zack Snyder. ” - riverman211179
 
98.
Sinister (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
“ Average horror movie. Creepy at times, but over all misses the opportunity to be much better. ” - riverman211179
 
99.
Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Semi-biographical film based on the experiences of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. (96 mins.)
Director: Art Linson
“ Interesting movie about Gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson. Great performances by Peter Boyle and Bill Murray. But it has aged. ” - riverman211179
 
100.
The Factory (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer. (104 mins.)
Director: Morgan O'Neill
“ Direct-to-video John Cusack movie. Deja-vu and boring. ” - riverman211179