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 serious, suspense, realistic, clever, surprise ending and melancholic films and TV shows about / with mentor, catastrophe, cell phone, dialogue, storytelling, husband wife relationship, chase, flashback, redemption and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Action and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2012: Ted (2012), 13 Hours (2016), Loveless (2017), Labyrinth (2012), Boyhood (2014), Peppermint (2018), The Day I Lost My Shadow (2018), Unlocked (2017), Girls Trip (2017), I Origins (2014).

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, witty, funny, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, friends, buddies, couple relations, toy comes to life, friendship, party, teddy bear, wish come true, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, lifestyle change ...
Time: year 2012, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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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, bilingual, based on true events, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: mercenary, cia agent, american abroad, heroism, explosion, assault rifle, death, war, terrorism, courage, survival, politics ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, year 2011
Place: libya, pentagon, washington d.c., langley virginia, middle east ...
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Loveless (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany, Belgium, USA
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: rough, bleak, psychological, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: missing child, divorce, dysfunctional family, disappearance, loveless marriage, search, search party, husband wife relationship, dispute, anger, missing son, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Labyrinth (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, South Africa, Czech Republic
Duration: 188 min.
Story: She inherits a house in the South of France from an aunt she has never met; she is haunted by dreams of a woman from the past, whom she does not know; and now she stumbles upon an archaeological find that will bear witness to a genocide committed ...
Style: stylized, serious, epic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: holy grail, archaeologist, destiny, escapades, obsessive quest, legends and myths, danger, hopes, society, atrocity, tombs and skeletons, siege ...
Time: 21st century, middle ages, contemporary, year 2012
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france
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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, serious, sincere, captivating, reflective ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, parenting, divorced parents, abusive husband, coming-of-age, high school, boy, teenager, family, birthday, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2010 ...
Place: usa, texas, austin texas, houston texas
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Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, rough, brutal, surprise ending
Plot: vigilante, corruption, revenge, corrupt official, drug cartel, coma, murder, death of daughter, little girl, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, female protagonist ...
Time: 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: washing machine, power outage, mother son reunion, pharmacy, full moon, taxi, martyr, war zone, protest march, shadow, panic attack, carrying a dead body ...
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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: rogue agent, cia, biohazard, gun, female protagonist, telephone call, dog, betrayal, interrogation, falling from height, terrorism, terrorist ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: big ben london, moscow russia, langley virginia, tower bridge london, paris france
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Girls Trip (2017)
Genre: 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: drinking, male objectification, hit in the face, motel, airport, betrayal, prostitute, cooking, wig, kiss, camera, dancing ...
Time: year 2008, year 2004, year 2002, year 2012, year 2011 ...
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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: atmospheric, mind bending, thought provoking, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: reincarnation, inventions and discoveries, afterlife, death, religion, cause and meaning, memory, science, atheism, loneliness, track down, buddhism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2009, year 2012 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, 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: police interrogation, true crime, questioned by police, news report, police arrest, heist, criminal gang, british
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, student film ...
Plot: college, racism, social relations, interracial relations, college life, student life, society, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, counterculture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, year 2012, year 2011
Place: usa, campus, 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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: train, mentally challenged, urban, self discovery, parents and children, missing child, misfit, family relations, social misfits, teenage life, hopes, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, year 2012
Place: new york, usa
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Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
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, preschoolers, kids
Plot: teenage love, vampire, hotel, father daughter relationship, supernatural romance, dracula, human becomes animal, imaginary, odd, magic, magical creature, frankenstein ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2010s, 19th century ...
Place: romania, europe, transylvania, paris france, moscow russia ...
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, isolation, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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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: exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, race against time, save the world, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos, anti heroes, unlikely partners, ancient mystery, apocalypse, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa, black sea, bulgaria, seattle washington
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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, gloomy, touching
Plot: parents and children, urban, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, aging, human nature, apocalypse, elderly, chaos, family relations, family crisis ...
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: pop star, olympics, rock star, pop music, live performance, live broadcast, pop singer, british, live music, rock band, rock music, rock song ...
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: democracy, class conflict, past, strike, nuclear power plant, class struggle, photo model, nuclear power, model, stripper
Time: future, year 2012
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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, skype, generator, loss of sister, ruins, death of sister, aspiring singer, competition, aspiring musician, taxi driver, hospital ...
Time: year 2005, year 2012
Place: cairo egypt, palestine
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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, serial killer, found footage, cabin, stalker, mountain, video tape, obsession, stalking, deception, knife ...
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, suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: surveillance, espionage, whistleblower, journalism, government agency, idealism, against the rules, political thriller, uncover truth, fighting the system, rebellion, internet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007, year 2006 ...
Place: usa, russia, hong kong, hawaii, geneva switzerland ...
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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: semi serious, clever, humorous, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: punk band, save the world, punk, apocalypse, asteroid, rock, destiny, miraculous event, danger, hopes, imaginary, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, future, year 1975 ...
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, thought provoking
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fighting the system, against the rules, feminism, gender, battle of the sexes, rebelliousness, revolution, rebellion, society, breasts, nipple, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: new york, usa
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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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: gymnastics, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, follow your dream, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, ambition, hopes, youth, family relations, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 2010, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, iowa
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Ice Soldiers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A scientist discovers the bodies of three frozen genetically modified Russians buried in the Canadian North. Upon thawing them out he realizes he has unleashed a deadly threat to Western society and must stop them at all costs.
Style: serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, chases and races, supernatural, deadly, soldier, superhuman powers, chase, save the day, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1962, year 2012
Place: canada
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The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, master warrior, gunfight, sniper, machismo, tough heroes, danger, violence, escapades, heroes, battles, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 80s
Place: mine, albania, europe, paris france, nepal
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The Watch (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, alien, space and aliens, friendship, death, castration, evil alien, buddies, marriage, teenage daughter, save the world, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
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21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, partners against crime, high school life, party, working undercover, parody, undercover cop, police investigation, misfit partners, friendship, popularity, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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