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, surprise ending, serious, clever, realistic and interesting films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, cell phone, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, flashback, chase, mentor, betrayal and mother daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2012: Ted (2012), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007), Gone Girl (2014), The Obama Effect (2012), Maya (2018), Peppermint (2018), The Day I Lost My Shadow (2018), Unlocked (2017), Girls Trip (2017).

List of year 2012 movies

Ted (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
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: humorous, funny, not serious, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friends, party, buddies, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, toy comes to life, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, objects come to life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s, 2010s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: epic, entertaining, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: time machine, superhero team, space travel, explosion, murder, heroes, friendship, catastrophe, fantasy world, good versus evil, sister sister relationship, time travel ...
Time: near future, year 1970, 1940s, 2020s, year 2012 ...
Place: new jersey, japan, missouri, manhattan new york city, norway
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Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, 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: clever, humorous, futuristic, not serious, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, computer virus, christmas, professor, androids and robots, zombie, killer robot, human existence, goofy hero, imaginary, cons and scams ...
Time: future, year 2012, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, new york state, sweden
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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, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, femme fatale, manipulation, missing wife, investigation, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, mind game, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, 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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Plot: society, family relations, couples, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, midlife crisis, americana, campaign, democracy, election campaign, candidate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
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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: bar, airplane, kiss, internet cafe, reflection in a mirror, male nudity, hospital, hostage, real estate agent, swimming pool, beach, turtle ...
Time: year 2012
Place: india, mumbai india, paris france
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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, rough, suspense, brutal, surprise ending
Plot: vigilante, corruption, loss of child, justice, murder, police corruption, fighting the system, drug cartel, corrupt official, revenge, female protagonist, coma ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
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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: shadow, pharmacy, washing machine, mother son reunion, power outage, protest march, martyr, carrying a dead body, taxi, digging a grave, panic attack, middle class ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: syria
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Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA
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: suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: rogue agent, cia, biohazard, spy mission, spy, terrorism, timebomb, betrayal, female warrior, tough girl, virus, conspiracy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: paris france, moscow russia, tower bridge london, langley virginia, big ben london
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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
Audience: chick flick
Plot: african american, friendship, baby, telephone call, chauffeur, husband wife relationship, trust, speech, kiss, airplane, prayer, fired from the job ...
Time: year 2011, year 1998, year 2012, year 2008, year 2004 ...
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I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: enigmatic, thought provoking, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness, cause and meaning, atheism, buddhism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1998, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, asia, new york, delhi
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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.
Plot: true crime, criminal gang, police interrogation, questioned by police, news report, police arrest, british, heist
Time: year 2012
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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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, student film ...
Plot: racism, college, social relations, college life, interracial relations, student life, society, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1972, year 2011
Place: campus, 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: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: train, mentally challenged, teenage life, self discovery, youth, misfit, urban, family relations, missing child, social misfits, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1984, year 2012
Place: usa, new york
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: vampire, hotel, teenage love, dracula, supernatural romance, witches, father daughter relationship, human becomes animal, odd, magic, magical creature, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 19th century, 1890s ...
Place: romania, europe, moscow russia, hawaii, paris france ...
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I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, post apocalypse, heroes, danger, chaos, isolation, experiment ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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Doomsday Prophecy (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Doomsday Prophecy is a 2011 sci-fi disaster television film by Jason Bourque starring Jewel Staite, Alan Dale and A.J. Buckley.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, chaos, save the world, anti heroes, chases and races, unlikely partners, escapades, heroes, ancient mystery, apocalypse, race against time, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, bulgaria, seattle washington, black sea
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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: serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: elderly, aging, human nature, urban, family relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, unfulfillment, couples, chaos, apocalypse, end of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: colombia
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London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music (2012)
Genre: Music, Sport
Country: UK
Story: The closing ceremony of the games of the XXXth Olympiad.
Plot: girl group, live broadcast, pop singer, pop star, olympics, rock song, rock band, british, live music, rock music, rock star, live performance ...
Time: year 2012
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A Time of Roses (1969)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the year 2011, historian Raimo Lappalainen wants to illustrate how life was 50 years earlier. He becomes obsessed with the fate of a 1970s nude model, Saara Turunen, and finds a perfect actress to reconstruct her life and death in front of a TV ...
Plot: class conflict, democracy, nuclear power, photo model, stripper, strike, model, past, class struggle, nuclear power plant
Time: future, year 2012
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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: melancholic, rough, bleak, psychological, heartbreaking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, missing child, divorce, husband wife relationship, morgue, disappearance, search, loveless marriage, search party, dysfunctional marriage, missing son, dispute ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Idol (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Palestine, 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."
Plot: singing competition, singer, competition, death of sister, ruins, loss of sister, generator, beach, aspiring singer, skype, chase, flashback ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012, year 2005
Place: palestine, cairo egypt
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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: surprise ending, disturbing, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, found footage, cabin, serial killer, mountain, video tape, stalker, obsession, axe murder, wilderness, masked man ...
Time: year 2012
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Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, whistleblower, espionage, fighting the system, surveillance, idealism, state affairs, against the rules, uncover truth, government agency, media, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2006, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, russia, maryland, geneva switzerland, latin america ...
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13 Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Malta, Morocco, USA
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: suspense, based on true events, bilingual, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: heroism, cia, war, american abroad, assault rifle, siege, mercenary, courage, survival, politics, gunfight, explosion ...
Time: year 2012, year 2011, 2010s, 21st century
Place: libya, langley virginia, washington d.c., pentagon, middle east ...
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Defcon 2012 (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On October 30, 2009 an independent filmmaker and his cast and crew are reported missing a month before the release of their controversial film predicting the end of the world. Authorities have reason to believe the film's 2012 doomsday scenario ...
Plot: spacecraft, post apocalypse
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: houston texas
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Fish Story (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A rock band writes a song called "Fish Story" based on a sentence from a badly translated novel by a quack translator. The song exceeds the boundaries of space and time and ties people and their stories together. Thirty-seven years go by, ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: punk band, asteroids and comets, chaos, destiny, coincidence, danger, punk, apocalypse, extinction, anti heroes, artists and showbiz, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, future, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: japan, asia
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Free the Nipple (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army of passionate women launch a revolution to "Free the Nipple" and decriminalize the female body. Based on a true story, this mass movement of topless women, armed with First Amendment lawyers, graffiti installations and national ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rebellion, revolution, fighting the system, against the rules, battle of the sexes, rebelliousness, gender, feminism, society, activist, protest, nipple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, new york
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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, serious, captivating
Plot: gymnastics, prodigy, hopes, athlete's life, rise to the top, siblings relations, sport, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, parents and children, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2011, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, iowa
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Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sincere, reflective ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, birthday, high school, boy, abusive husband, parenting, divorced parents, childhood, teenager, family, classmates ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2003, year 2005 ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
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