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, humorous, suspenseful, tense, captivating and exciting films and TV shows about / with danger, cell phone, chase, murder, catastrophe, revenge, husband wife relationship, flashback, death and violence plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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year 2012 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2012: Loveless (2017), Hatton Garden the Heist (2016), Defcon 2012 (2010), Don Peyote (2014), Ted (2012), Lion (2016), Avengers: Endgame (2019), A Haunted House (2013), Labyrinth (2012), All the Old Knives (2022).

List of year 2012 movies

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, 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: intense, harsh, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: war, rescue mission, cia, mercenary, swat team, courage, gunfight, terrorism, navy seal, battlefield, embassy, cia agent ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: libya, pentagon, africa, iraq, langley virginia ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 33K
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, psychological, bleak, heartbreaking, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, dysfunctional family, divorce, disappearance, search party, anger, dysfunctional marriage, selfishness, dispute, morgue, missing person, broken family ...
Time: year 2012, year 2015, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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: tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, exciting, captivating
Plot: heist, jewel theft, british, criminal gang, questioned by police, police arrest, police interrogation, true crime, crimes, criminal heroes, heist gone wrong, murder ...
Time: year 2012, 21st century
Place: london
Is relevant ?
 1.7
 406
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 ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspense
Plot: post apocalypse, spacecraft, survival, treasure hunt, alien encounter, clue, unsolved mystery, thief, trapped, civilization, war, save the planet ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: houston texas
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 3.4
 907
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, life turned upside down, drugs, profanity
Time: 21st century, year 2012, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 608K
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, buddy comedy, humorous, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: marijuana, teddy bear, friendship, party, silly humor, odd couple, objects come to life, bear, wish come true, slacker, friends, sarcasm ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 235K
Lion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, UK, USA, India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, motivational, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: adoption, poverty, survival, childhood, loneliness, brother brother relationship, destiny, missing child, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son reunion, courage, adopted son ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, year 1986, year 2012, year 2008 ...
Place: india, australia, tasmania, kolkata, melbourne australia
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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, epic, entertaining, exciting, sad ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, time travel, heroes, final battle, superhero team, alien, invasion, alternate timeline, army, supernatural power, good versus evil, spacecraft ...
Time: year 2014, year 2012, year 1970, future, 70s ...
Place: new jersey, japan, manhattan new york city, missouri, norway ...
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A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, found footage, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, stupidity, supernatural, couple relations, disorder, surveillance, farce, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles
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 5.8
 3K
Labyrinth (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Germany, UK, South Africa, Czech Republic
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: medieval, holy grail, archaeologist, destiny, archeological dig, sect, crusade, legends and myths, tombs and skeletons, obsessive quest, conspiracy, cave ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 13th century, year 2012, 21st century
Place: europe, france, south of france
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All the Old Knives (2022)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the CIA discovers one of its agents leaked information that cost more than 100 people their lives, veteran operative Henry Pelham is assigned to root out the mole with his former lover and colleague Celia Harrison.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: spy, espionage, investigation, secret agents, cia, conspiracy, cia agent, mole, suspicion, suspect, crime investigation, secret past ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, 2020s
Place: vienna, dublin ireland, california, moscow russia, london
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 417K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, humorous, not serious, touching, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, disney, villain, lifestyle change, heroes, escapades, friendship, hacker, disorder, misfit, courage ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012, 80s, 90s, 21st century ...
Place: california, usa
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American Woman (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young grandmother in a small Pennsylvania town raises her daughter's child after the girl disappears. All the while, a desperate search for her continues.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, tense, feminist film ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, single mother, mother daughter relationship, missing daughter, grandmother grandson relationship, serial killer, police investigation, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, love, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012
Place: pennsylvania, usa
Is relevant ?
 4.3
 2K
Echoes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young writer experiences visions during episodes of sleep paralysis, and she retreats with her boyfriend to an isolated house in the desert. As the visions worsen, she teeters on the edge of insanity as she uncovers a life-threatening secret.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: sleeping, paralysis, supernatural, crimes, deathtrap, manhunt, sadism, strong violent content, ghost, wine, murder, flash forward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 5K
Dream Horse (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: horse race, racehorse, horse, horse trainer, jockey, girl horse relationship, ambitious, friendship, everyday life, money raising, adult humor, lifestyle change ...
Time: year 2012, year 2019
Place: wales
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 3K
I Am Bolt (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fully authorized, access-all-areas feature doc on the hugely charismatic and globally adored Usain Bolt – officially the fastest man alive. With never-before-seen archive footage of his youth in Jamaica, through to original footage that will be ...
Plot: track and field, game, jamaican, olympic athlete, race, champion, runner, athlete, rivalry, olympic gold medalist, world champion, physical therapy ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2016, year 2015, year 2002 ...
Place: jamaica, beijing china, rio de janeiro
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 8K
A Confession (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher intends on catching a killer of a missing woman, even if that may cost him his career and reputation.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: true crime, police, murder investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, missing person, hopes, life philosophy, police officer, investigation, confession ...
Time: future, year 2014, year 2016, year 2011, year 2012
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 19K
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, suspense, rough, political ...
Plot: war correspondent, kurd, journalist, female nudity, al qaeda, journalism, war, life is a bitch, uncover truth, wartime life, mission, military ...
Time: year 2012, year 2003, year 2001, year 1991, year 1986 ...
Place: syria, iraq, afghanistan, libya, sri lanka ...
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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, suspenseful, rough, apocalyptic ...
Plot: walking dead, zombie, zombie apocalypse, isolation, chaos, survival, apocalypse, supernatural, farmhouse, farm, living dead, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: england, wales
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 582
Maya (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: girl, dolphins, nudity (full frontal - brief), airplane, journalist, psychologist, hospital, cat, love, motorcycle accident, motorcycle, christmas present ...
Time: year 2012
Place: india, mumbai india, paris france
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 65K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, 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, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: vigilante, female protagonist, revenge, corruption, justice, loss of child, murder, one woman army, revenge killing, police corruption, female vigilante, drug cartel ...
Time: year 2012, year 2017, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
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, captivating, suspense, apocalyptic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prophet, disaster, end of the world, save the world, chaos, apocalypse, ancient mystery, race against time, escapades, doomsday, weather, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa, black sea, seattle, new york, bulgaria
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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: olympics, pop singer, pop star, pop music, live performance, rock music, rock band, british, rock star, pop group, girl group, ceremony ...
Time: year 2012
Place: london
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A Time of Roses (1969)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 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 ...
Style: cult film
Plot: surrealism, model, strike, democracy, class conflict, nuclear power plant, stripper, past, class struggle, distopia, nuclear power, photo model
Time: future, year 2012
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 54K
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, intense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: found footage, stalker, serial killer, psychopath, murder, obsession, stalking, hugging, cameraman, lie, insanity, disturbed person ...
Time: year 2012
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 3K
Fish Story (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 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: humorous, witty, touching, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: punk band, music band, coincidence, chaos, hopes, save the world, asteroids and comets, japanese schoolgirl, humanity in peril, asteroid, extinction, friends ...
Time: 70s, future, 80s, contemporary, year 2012 ...
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
Free the Nipple (2013)
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: humorous, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: revolution, society, battle of the sexes, fighting the system, rebellion, rebelliousness, against the rules, female protagonist, journalist, nudity (full frontal - brief), feminism, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, captivating, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gymnastics, athlete and trainer, family relations, siblings relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, follow your dream, single parent, rise to the top, prodigy, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2012, year 2009 ...
Place: usa, iowa, new york, london
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The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China
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, humorous, stylized, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, mercenary, ex military, tough guy, tough heroes, hotshot, fistfight, battles, machismo, villain, master warrior, merciless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: europe, china, new orleans, paris france, nepal ...
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 128K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, 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: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, suburban life, space and aliens, father daughter relationship, friendship, invasion, evil alien, heroes, farce, disguise, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
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