2012: My Year in Film and Televisionby duelgunnz | created - 31 Dec 2011 | updated - 08 Apr 2012 | Public
I am attempting to log every movie and T.V. show I watch this year. For a T.V. show to be included, I will have watched or plan on watching at least 1 whole season. I will try my best to keep everything in chronological order.
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1. Mission: Impossible (1996)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.
Votes: 333,337 | Gross: $180.98M
2. An Idiot Abroad (2010–2012)
TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy
Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows, basically that being what is purely British. As such, ... See full summary »
5. The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009–2016)
TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy
Todd Margaret is an American who takes a job running the London sales team for an energy drink. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales and has only one employee, Dave.
6. Terra Nova (2011)
TV-14 | 46 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization.
7. Planet Earth (2006)
TV-G | 533 min | Documentary
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.
9. Alien: Resurrection (1997)
R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her battle against the aliens. Along with a crew of space pirates, Ripley must also prevent the deadly aliens from reaching Earth.
Votes: 198,698 | Gross: $47.75M
11. 50/50 (2011)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Votes: 292,075 | Gross: $35.01M
13. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.
Votes: 398,783 | Gross: $209.40M
14. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 473,931 | Gross: $306.17M
17. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother.
19. The Biggest Loser (2004– )
TV-PG | 43 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV
The simple idea of The Biggest Loser, familiar to dieters the world over, is that "whomever loses the most...wins." Losing weight will be difficult, though, as the 12 contestants (six male ... See full summary »
23. Storage Wars (2010– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Reality-TV
Four professional buyers and their teams as they scour repossessed storage units in search of hidden treasure. these seasoned veterans have found everything from coffins to the world's most... See full summary »
26. Top Chef (2006– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV
A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode.
28. Happy Endings (2011–2013)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
This Chicago-set sitcom follows the intertwined lives of six young urbanites trying to learn the ropes of adulthood. Through breakups and whatever other curve-balls life throws them, the pals stick together.
31. Beyond Scared Straight (2011–2015)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Reality-TV
'Beyond Scared Straight!' will once again show young offender intervention programs, only these have evolved since 'scaring teens is no longer as easy of a task.' Each of the four episodes ... See full summary »
34. The Daily Show (1996– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »
35. Hellboy (2004)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
A demon, raised from infancy after being conjured by and rescued from the Nazis, grows up to become a defender against the forces of darkness.
Votes: 271,305 | Gross: $59.62M
36. Total Recall (1990)
R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?
Votes: 265,239 | Gross: $119.39M
38. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.
Votes: 228,775 | Gross: $75.75M
43. Tabatha Takes Over (2011– )
The tressed-to-kill queen of salon transformations, hits the road again but this time she's taking over more than just salons. Tabatha Takes Over follows the demanding perfectionist as she ... See full summary »
46. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful television show without losing her mind.
47. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.
48. Restaurant: Impossible (2011– )
60 min | Reality-TV
Turning around a failing restaurant is a daunting challenge under the best of circumstances. Attempting to do it in just two days with only $10,000 may be impossible, but that's exactly ... See full summary »