Movies i've seen this year.by bigsam-992-372259 | created - 05 Apr 2012 | updated - 26 Jul 2012 | Public
So a group of friends and i go to the movies every week this is what we have seen so far...
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1. We Bought a Zoo (2011)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Set in Southern California, a father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo.
Votes: 121,986 | Gross: $75.62M
Possibly the best movie i have seen this year.
2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
R | 158 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 368,481 | Gross: $102.52M
Rooney Mara delivered one of the best strong independent female roles since Sigourney Weaver in Alien
3. The Darkest Hour (2011)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race who have attacked Earth via our power supply.
Votes: 53,406 | Gross: $21.43M
Good idea for a plot, but would of been better if delivered as a TV Series
4. The Muppets (2011)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Muppet fanatic with some help from his 2 human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.
Votes: 80,197 | Gross: $88.63M
Easily best Kids movie i have seen since Toy Story 3
5. Underworld Awakening (2012)
R | 88 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
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.
Votes: 133,191 | Gross: $62.32M
Kate Beckinsale as a latex vampire/warewolf hunter... how can you not like that?
6. The Grey (2011)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.
Votes: 220,694 | Gross: $51.58M
Not Liam Neeson's best film but was well presented, made me feel like watching Hitchcock's 'The Birds'
7. Gone (I) (2012)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A woman is convinced her kidnapper has returned when her sister goes missing.
Votes: 37,633 | Gross: $11.65M
This movie is the perfect example of the scenario of a woman writing 'Taken'
8. Project X (2012)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
3 high school seniors throw a birthday party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Votes: 171,334 | Gross: $54.73M
The one party i wish i went to.
9. Contraband (2012)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.
Votes: 108,101 | Gross: $66.53M
10. 21 Jump Street (2012)
R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.
Votes: 455,843 | Gross: $138.45M
HILARIOUS! and best cameo EVER!
11. The Hunger Games (2012)
PG-13 | 142 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 767,411 | Gross: $408.01M
Was better than expected but not worth picking up the books.
12. American Reunion (2012)
R | 113 min | Comedy
Jim, Michelle, Stifler, and their friends reunite in East Great Falls, Michigan for their high school reunion.
Votes: 185,225 | Gross: $57.01M
Fits in PERFECTLY with the original 3!
13. Battleship (2012)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.
Votes: 218,028 | Gross: $65.42M
14. The Avengers (2012)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.
Votes: 1,107,686 | Gross: $623.36M
BEST COMIC BOOK MOVIE EVER!
15. The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 84,868 | Gross: $28.84M
Jason Segal, do i need to say anything else?
16. Dark Shadows (2012)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.
Votes: 219,377 | Gross: $79.73M
Not Bad Tim Burton - NOT bad
17. The Dictator (2012)
R | 83 min | Comedy
The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Votes: 237,150 | Gross: $59.65M
Best one from Sacha Baron Cohen
18. Men in Black 3 (2012)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 291,540 | Gross: $179.02M
Once he goes back in time its starts getting interesting.
19. What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Follows the lives of five interconnected couples as they experience the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and realize that no matter what you plan for, life does not always deliver what is expected.
Votes: 63,055 | Gross: $41.15M
Absolutely horrible. Sat the whole time thinking who is worse: Diaz or Lopez?
20. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Votes: 518,286 | Gross: $126.48M
Sci-Fi at its FINEST!
21. That's My Boy (2012)
R | 116 min | Comedy
While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's eighteenth birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding.
Votes: 78,613 | Gross: $36.93M
Adam Sandler needs to get his ducks in a row.
22. Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 249,346 | Gross: $155.33M
Not bad - i always thought Kirsten Stewart is a half decent actress.
23. The Three Stooges (2012)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 27,449 | Gross: $44.34M
will never live up to the rep of the original
24. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 500,166 | Gross: $262.03M
A good Reboot.
25. Ted (2012)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 516,854 | Gross: $218.82M
Comedy of the year, really just *beep* funny from the opening scene till the closing.
26. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, 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.
Votes: 1,308,092 | Gross: $448.14M
Masterpiece of Film - movies like this is THE greatest example of Cinema as art.