Year 2012 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 2012 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending, realistic and captivating films and TV shows about / with cell phone, husband wife relationship, violence, flashback, death, betrayal, chase, family relations, revenge and mother daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
year 2012
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year 2012 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2012: Hatton Garden the Heist (2016), Don Peyote (2014), Ted (2012), The Ultimate Warrior (1975), Dark Waters (2019), Snatchers (2019), Iron Man 3 (2013), Canaries (2017), The Wild Goose Lake (2019), Shaft (2019).

List of year 2012 movies

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Style: based on true events, realistic, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue mission, courage, mercenary, navy seal, war, gunfight, cia, cia agent, swat team, heroism, embassy, tough guy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: libya, pentagon, langley virginia, iraq, washington d.c. ...
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Hatton Garden the Heist (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following the lead up to one of the biggest robberies of the century, Hatton Garden The Heist watches the journey of Brian Reader, John Collins, Terry Perkins, Daniel Jones and the mysterious Basil throughout the audacious heist.
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: heist, jewel theft, safe, police interrogation, police arrest, british, criminal gang, true crime, questioned by police, crimes, criminal heroes, hacking ...
Time: year 2012, 21st century
Place: london
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 3.6
 847
Don Peyote (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ordinary guy delves deep into counterculture, conspiracy theories and the like as he tries to discern the structure of society.
Style: semi serious, surreal, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: stoners, obsession, losing-it hero, disorder, conspiracy theory, friendship, wedding preparations and rituals, end of the world, unfulfillment, profanity, life turned upside down, drug ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 584K
Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 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.
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, buddy comedy, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, wish come true, teddy bear, odd couple, party, friends, friendship, objects come to life, toys, christmas, toy comes to life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, plague, pregnancy, apocalypse, distopia, post apocalypse, heroes, deadly, rivalry, society, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
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 7.6
 71K
Dark Waters (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against the DuPont chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.
Style: factual, realistic, thought provoking, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: contamination, lawsuit, legal investigation, lawyer, corporate crime, fighting the system, price of justice, investigation, courtroom drama, environmental, uncover truth, contaminated water ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 2001, year 1975, year 2012 ...
Place: west virginia, ohio, cincinnati ohio
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 5.8
 3K
Snatchers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sara’s one of the cool kids... but she’s totally terrified of losing her status. She’d be a lot more secure if she could just win back her super-hot ex, Skyler, but he’s not interested unless they move to the next level... She decides to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: alien monster, evil alien, pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy and birth, alien, beast, youth, teenage pregnancy, bloodbath, blood, murder ...
Time: year 2012
Place: mexico
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 7.1
 786K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, hotshot hero, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, danger, escapades, billionaire, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2012, year 1999 ...
Place: malibu california, california, tennessee, america, usa ...
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 3.8
 579
Canaries (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The first wave of an alien invasion coincides with a New Years Eve party in a Welsh valley.
Style: cliffhanger
Plot: stabbed in the head, air force base, alien invasion, countdown, dripping blood, facial cut, stabbed in the neck, hiding under a bed, discovering a dead body, doppelganger, tennis racket, ferry ...
Time: year 2015, year 2014, year 1996, year 2012
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The Wild Goose Lake (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gangster on the run, sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets while on the lam.
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, tense, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, crimes, escapades, life is a bitch, freedom, self sacrifice, fugitives, determination, dishonesty, obstacle, parents and children, escape ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012
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 6.4
 49K
Shaft (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, colourful, reboot, surprise ending ...
Plot: drug lord, investigation, gunfight, father son relationship, death of friend, dark humor, fbi, grandfather, african american, revenge, sexual humor, martial arts ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 1990s, year 1989, year 1994 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
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 6.7
 18K
A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, disturbing, based on true events, rough, suspense ...
Plot: war correspondent, journalist, danger, war, life is a bitch, uncover truth, kurd, al qaeda, wartime life, tamil, war photographer, military life ...
Time: year 2003, year 2001, year 1986, year 2011, year 2012 ...
Place: syria, iraq, afghanistan, sri lanka, libya ...
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Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead".
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, remake of american film
Plot: walking dead, zombie, zombie apocalypse, chaos, isolation, survival, danger, deadly, gory, apocalypse, supernatural, farmhouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: england, wales
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: psychotronic, entertaining, exciting, epic, humorous ...
Plot: heroes, superhero, supernatural power, army, time machine, catastrophe, spacecraft, superhero team, super powers, superheroine, alien, good versus evil ...
Time: near future, year 2012, 1940s, 2020s, year 1970 ...
Place: tokyo, new york, san francisco, new jersey, missouri ...
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Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Planet Express crew return from cancellation, only to be robbed blind by hideous "sprunging" scam artists. Things go from bad to worse when the scammers hack Bender, start traveling through time, and take Earth over entirely! Will ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, futuristic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, androids and robots, destiny, space and aliens, computer virus, save the world, misfit partners, imaginary, escapades, professor, danger, partners ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012, 20th century ...
Place: new york, new york state, sweden
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 8.1
 901K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, missing person, murder mystery, twists & turns, manipulation, investigation, missing wife, disappearance, femme fatale, infidelity, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, society, family relations, couples, politics, satire, midlife crisis, americana, campaign, political campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 473
Maya (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film follows a 30-year-old man named Gabriel, a French war reporter who was taken to hostage in Syria and then heads to India after months in captivity.
Plot: hostage, church, christmas present, house, love, psychologist, reflection in a mirror, beach, motorcycle, internet cafe, kiss, swimming pool ...
Time: year 2012
Place: india, mumbai india, paris france
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 6.5
 61K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, brutal, rough, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: vigilante, female martial artist, drug cartel, justice, corruption, police corruption, murder, fighting the system, loss of child, female protagonist, one woman army, revenge ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012, year 2017
Place: usa, united states, los angeles
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The Day I Lost My Shadow (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Syria, France, Lebanon, Qatar
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It is winter in Damascus. Sana, with her eight-year-old son, is living alone while her husband works in Saudi Arabia. When Sana runs out of gas to cook or warm the house, she takes a day off to find a gas cylinder. From there begins a trip into the ...
Plot: fire, washing machine, death, carrying a dead body, single mother, candle, mother son reunion, shadow, digging a grave, middle class, power outage, pharmacy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: syria
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 6.3
 33K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: cia agent, female spy, cia, female warrior, rogue agent, biohazard, betrayal, terrorism, spy, timebomb, spy mission, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: langley virginia, big ben london, moscow russia, tower bridge london, paris france ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 36K
Girls Trip (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female friendship, large penis, friendship between women, motel, friendship, promise, airport, secret, black american, lie, marriage, model ...
Time: year 2012, year 1998, year 2008, year 2000, year 2011 ...
Place: usa, new orleans
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Dear White People (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: racism, college, interracial relations, college life, student life, campus, satire, prejudice, storytelling, marijuana, obsession, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013, year 2016 ...
Place: usa, california
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Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When autistic teen Ricky is scolded for skipping class, he escapes into the subway for a days-long odyssey among the subway’s disparate denizens. Meanwhile, his mother wages an escalating search effort above ground. Based on a true story and set ...
Style: touching, sincere, melancholic, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, teenage life, social misfits, family relations, autism, missing child, train, imagination, hopes, mentally challenged, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1984, year 2012
Place: new york, usa
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Chronicle of the End of the World (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired teacher fears the world is coming to an end when his jobless son is abandoned by his wife after having a baby.
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couples, elderly, crumbling marriage, human nature, husband wife relationship, family crisis, father son relationship, chaos, aging, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: colombia
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 31K
Loveless (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening ...
Style: bleak, melancholic, psychological, heartbreaking, rough ...
Plot: missing child, dysfunctional family, divorce, disappearance, search party, husband wife relationship, search, missing son, anger, dispute, selfishness, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012, year 2015
Place: russia, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 2K
The Idol (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, Qatar, Netherlands, Egypt, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program "Arab Idol."
Style: humorous, captivating, inspirational, sincere
Plot: singing competition, competition, singer, musician, audition, aspiring musician, brother sister relationship, border crossing, funeral, tv show, aspiring singer, singing ...
Time: year 2012, year 2005, 21st century, 2010s
Place: cairo egypt, palestine
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 46K
Creep (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Looking for work, Aaron comes across a cryptic online ad: “$1,000 for the day. Filming service. Discretion is appreciated.” Low on cash and full of naiveté, he decides to go for it. He drives to a cabin in a remote mountain town where he meets ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, obsession, cameraman, nightmare, lie, stalker, found footage, videotaping, cabin, forest ...
Time: year 2012
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 144K
Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: political thriller, realistic, serious, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: espionage, fighting the system, journalism, whistleblower, national security, media, surveillance, moral dilemma, hacking, conspiracy, cia, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, year 2007, year 2011 ...
Place: usa, japan, russia, geneva switzerland, maryland ...
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The Gabby Douglas Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of Gabby Douglas who becomes the first African American to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: gymnastics, athlete and trainer, family relations, siblings relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rivalry, single parent, prodigy, ambition, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995, year 2002, year 2010 ...
Place: usa, new york, london, iowa
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