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, serious, realistic, clever, surprise ending and melancholic films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, storytelling, cell phone, dialogue, flashback, mentor, betrayal, telephone call, catastrophe and photograph 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: Ted (2012), 13 Hours (2016), Loveless (2017), Labyrinth (2012), Boyhood (2014), Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007), Gone Girl (2014), The Obama Effect (2012), Maya (2018), Peppermint (2018).

List of year 2012 movies

 6.9
 533K
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, buddies, toy comes to life, friendship, teddy bear, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, party, adulthood, lifestyle change, wish come true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, year 1985 ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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 7.3
 102K
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, surprise ending, bilingual, based on true events, intense ...
Plot: heroism, war, american abroad, assault rifle, mercenary, courage, survival, politics, cia agent, explosion, death, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, year 2011, 2010s
Place: libya, pentagon, washington d.c., langley virginia, middle east ...
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 7.7
 23K
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, rough, psychological, heartbreaking ...
Plot: missing child, dysfunctional family, divorce, disappearance, search party, husband wife relationship, loveless marriage, search, dispute, anger, dysfunctional marriage, missing son ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 6.0
 3K
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, suspenseful, tense, epic
Plot: archaeologist, holy grail, destiny, legends and myths, obsessive quest, danger, tombs and skeletons, sect, conspiracy, archeological dig, crusade, medieval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2012
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france
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 7.9
 313K
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, sincere, serious, captivating, reflective ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, divorced parents, parenting, abusive husband, high school, boy, teenager, family, birthday, coming-of-age, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2009 ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
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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: humorous, futuristic, clever, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, computer virus, christmas, professor, androids and robots, danger, imaginary, space and aliens, goofy hero, misfit partners, save the world ...
Time: future, year 2012, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, sweden, new york state
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 8.1
 749K
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, tense, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, investigation, mind game, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
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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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, americana, midlife crisis, campaign, society, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, political satire, candidate, political campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
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 6.1
 155
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: motorcycle, shower, newspaper, singing, journalist, fire, love, sea, church, cat, psychologist, christmas present ...
Time: year 2012
Place: mumbai india, india, paris france
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 6.5
 31K
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, drug cartel, loss of child, corruption, murder, fighting the system, revenge, police corruption, corrupt official, justice, coma, death of daughter ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
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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: carrying a dead body, protest march, middle class, shadow, war zone, panic attack, taxi, martyr, mother son reunion, full moon, single mother, funeral ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: syria
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 6.2
 23K
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, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Plot: rogue agent, cia, biohazard, terrorism, betrayal, spy, spy mission, timebomb, female protagonist, virus, cia agent, conspiracy ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: paris france, moscow russia, langley virginia, tower bridge london, big ben london
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 6.2
 28K
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, marriage, punched in the face, umbrella, wedding, crying, drink, trust, friendship, interview, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1998, year 2012, year 2008, year 2011, year 2002 ...
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 7.4
 103K
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: mind bending, atmospheric, thought provoking, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: reincarnation, inventions and discoveries, afterlife, death, religion, memory, science, atheism, loneliness, track down, elevator, sex with a stranger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, year 2012, year 2005 ...
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: true crime, news report, police arrest, heist, british, questioned by police, police interrogation, criminal gang
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: college, racism, social relations, interracial relations, college life, student life, society, storytelling, prejudice, marijuana, obsession, protest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2011, year 1972
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, 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, preschoolers, kids
Plot: teenage love, hotel, vampire, father daughter relationship, dracula, supernatural romance, magical creature, magic, frankenstein, human becomes animal, imaginary, skeleton ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 19th century, 1890s ...
Place: romania, europe, transylvania, paris france, hawaii ...
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 7.2
 626K
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, scary, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, plague, loneliness, zombie, danger, heroes, chaos, isolation, experiment, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, near future
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, seattle washington, black sea, bulgaria
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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, tattoo ...
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: live music, british, live broadcast, pop star, pop singer, rock music, pop music, rock star, olympics, live performance, girl group, 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: model, strike, class conflict, democracy, stripper, photo model, nuclear power, nuclear power plant, class struggle, past
Time: future, year 2012
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 6.7
 1K
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, competition, singer, children, tv show, brother sister relationship, taxi driver, singing, funeral, hotel, musician, aspiring singer ...
Time: year 2005, year 2012
Place: palestine, cairo egypt
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 6.3
 30K
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, stalking, hugging, stuffed animal ...
Time: year 2012
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 7.3
 116K
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, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: whistleblower, espionage, fighting the system, journalism, surveillance, government agency, against the rules, uncover truth, idealism, political thriller, state affairs, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007, year 2006 ...
Place: usa, russia, geneva switzerland, hawaii, hong kong ...
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 2.0
 350
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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 7.6
 2K
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: clever, semi serious, 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 2012 ...
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, thought provoking, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fighting the system, against the rules, feminism, gender, battle of the sexes, rebelliousness, revolution, rebellion, society, breasts, nipple, activist ...
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, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, ambition, hopes, youth, family relations, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2002, year 2009 ...
Place: usa, iowa
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