Films of 2012 - Ranked

Films qualify for this list by having a theatrical release during 2012 in the USA. Festivals and foreign releases do not count.

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    1

  • Holy Motors

    2

  • The Master

    3

  • Skyfall

    4

  • The Kid with a Bike

    5

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild

    6

  • Django Unchained

    7

  • Seven Psychopaths

    8

  • Monsieur Lazhar

    9

  • The Raid

    10

  • Sleepless Night

    11

  • Headhunters

    12

  • Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

    13

  • The Intouchables

    14

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    15

  • Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

    16

  • Oslo, August 31st

    17

  • The Sessions

    18

  • Kill List

    19

  • Bernie

    20

  • Killing Them Softly

    21

  • Les Misérables

    22

  • Haywire

    23

  • Searching for Sugar Man

    24

  • 2 Days in New York

    25

  • Bullhead

    26

  • Silver Linings Playbook

    27

  • Zero Dark Thirty

    28

  • Looper

    29

  • Argo

    30

  • Killer Joe

    31

  • The Comedy

    32

  • The Imposter

    33

  • Prometheus

    34

  • The Do-Deca-Pentathlon

    35

  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    36

  • The Secret World of Arrietty

    37

  • Your Sister's Sister

    38

  • Arbitrage

    39

  • Lincoln

    40

  • Frankenweenie

    41

  • Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning

    42

  • The Avengers

    43

  • Sleepwalk with Me

    44

  • The Grey

    45

  • Safety Not Guaranteed

    46

  • 21 Jump Street

    47

  • Brave

    48

  • The Amazing Spider-Man

    49

  • Wreck-It Ralph

    50

  • Jeff, Who Lives at Home

    51

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    52

  • Ted

    53

  • End of Watch

    54

  • The Hunger Games

    55

  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    56

  • Goon

    57

  • Ruby Sparks

    58

  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    59

  • Chronicle

    60

  • The Lorax

    61

  • The Queen of Versailles

    62

  • The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

    63

  • Hope Springs

    64

  • ParaNorman

    65

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

    66

  • Chimpanzee

    67

  • Take This Waltz

    68

  • Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

    69

  • The Color Wheel

    70

  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

    71

  • Ice Age: Continental Drift

    72

  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    73

  • Cosmopolis

    74