Highest Rated Feature Films Released 2012-01-01 to 2012-12-31 With At Least 1000 Votes
1. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller
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.
Votes: 1,200,263 | Gross: $448.13M
2. First Time Loser (2012)
90 min | Drama, Music
Liverpool 1962. An Irish teen boy on the run from a shotgun wedding arrives in Liverpool. He joins the music scene and is inspired by the yet to be famous Beatles.
3. Django Unchained (2012)
R | 165 min | Drama, Western
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Votes: 1,015,038 | Gross: $162.80M
5. Ustad Hotel (2012)
151 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An urbane chef from a well-to-do family with very high ambitions goes on to find approval from his conservative father, true love and the real purpose of his life.
6. Jagten (2012)
R | 115 min | Drama
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Votes: 186,021 | Gross: $0.61M
7. Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
320 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A clash between Sultan and Shahid Khan leads to the expulsion of Khan from Wasseypur, and ignites a deadly blood feud spanning three generations.
9. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
62 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
10. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Crime
The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.
Votes: 24,332 | Gross: $0.04M
13. Television (2012)
106 min | Drama
As a leader of the local community, Chairman Amin bans every kind of image in his water-locked village in rural Bangladesh. He even goes on to claim that imagination is also sinful since it... See full summary »
14. Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki (2012)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Drama, Family
College student Hana falls in love with another student who turns out to be a werewolf, who dies in an accident after their second child. Hana moves to the rural countryside where her husband grew up to raise her two werewolf children.
15. Barfi! (2012)
Not Rated | 151 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's definition of normal and abnormal.
Votes: 58,519 | Gross: $2.80M
16. Kahaani (2012)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.
20. Halimin put (2012)
93 min | Drama
In order to recover the body of her son lost during the war in Bosnia, a grieving, but strong-willed Muslim woman, Halima, must track down her estranged niece, who we find carries a mysterious connection to him.
22. The Avengers (2012)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 1,032,213 | Gross: $623.28M
25. Bhooter Bhabishyat (2012)
123 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A rib-tickling comedy about a group of spirits who, in their various idiosyncrasies, try and save their only haunt, their resting place, when some unscrupulous builders try and break it down to build a modern monstrosity.
28. Sapnu komanda 1935 (2012)
120 min | Comedy, Drama, History
A story about the Latvian basketball team, which won the first-ever European Championships in 1935 and its enthusiastic head coach Valdemars Baumanis.
29. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 660,161 | Gross: $303.00M
30. Life of Pi (2012)
PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 462,651 | Gross: $124.98M
31. Amour (2012)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Romance
Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Votes: 73,743 | Gross: $0.23M
32. English Vinglish (2012)
Not Rated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter everyday because of her inability to speak and understand English.
Votes: 23,858 | Gross: $1.67M
33. Ernest & Celestine (2012)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime
The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.
Votes: 12,985 | Gross: $0.07M
TV-MA | 80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
For three years, Guts believed his mission was to pursue Griffith's dream together with him. But in order to become Griffith's equal and truly be called his friend, Guts realizes he will ... See full summary »
37. Gwanghae: Wangyidoen namja (2012)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama, History
Amid national chaos and fear for his life, tyrannical King Gwanghae orders his trusted councilor Heo Kyun to find a royal body double. He hires Ha-seon, a peasant mimic who bears a perfect ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,055 | Gross: $0.90M
38. Treto poluvreme (2012)
113 min | Drama, History, Romance
Determined to build the best football club in the country, Dimitry hires the German coach, Rudolph Spitz, to galvanize his rag tag team but - when the first Nazi tanks roll through the city and Rebecca, the beautiful daughter of a local banker, elopes with his star player, all Dimitry's plans must change.
39. Ayalum Njanum Thammil... (2012)
160 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A story on how a brilliant and dedicated senior doctor molds an irresponsible amateur doctor into one much like him, and how a forbidden relationship comes in between.
40. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 556,248 | Gross: $132.09M
42. Skyfall (2012)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
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.
Votes: 540,659 | Gross: $304.36M
43. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
PG | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 285,112 | Gross: $189.41M
44. The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Elise and Didier fall in love at first sight, in spite of their differences. He talks, she listens. He's a romantic atheist, she's a religious realist. When their daughter becomes seriously ill, their love is put on trial.
Votes: 31,383 | Gross: $0.03M
45. Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie (2012)
TV-14 | 109 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Naruto and Sakura are captured in a parallel world by Madara, who's intentions are to steal the jinchuuriki from Naruto.
46. Vicky Donor (2012)
Not Rated | 126 min | Comedy, Romance
A man is brought in by an infertility doctor to supply him with his sperm, where he becomes the biggest sperm donor for his clinic.
Votes: 29,302 | Gross: $0.17M
47. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 473,091 | Gross: $136.02M
48. End of Watch (2012)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 189,182 | Gross: $40.98M
50. Ce que le jour doit à la nuit (2012)
162 min | Drama, Romance
Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is ... See full summary »