Best Adventure Movies of 2012

1.

The Avengers

7.1
8.0/10 IMDB

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders ..
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2012-04-25
2.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

6.7
7.8/10 IMDB

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sylvester McCoy, Ian Holm ..
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release date: 2012-11-26
3.

Skyfall

6.7
7.8/10 IMDB

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong, agents around the world are exposed and MI6 headquarters is attacked. While M faces challenges to her authority and position from Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee, it's up to Bond, aided only by field agent Eve, to locate the mastermind behind the attack.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Ola Rapace ..
Directed by: Sam Mendes
Release date: 2012-10-25
4.

Life of Pi

6.5
7.9/10 IMDB

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Tandon, Gautam Belur, Adil Hussain, Tabu, Ayaan Khan, Mohd Abbas Khaleeli, Vibish Sivakumar, Rafe Spall ..
Directed by: Ang Lee
Release date: 2012-11-20
5.

Wreck-It Ralph

6.4
7.7/10 IMDB

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 escapes his game and lands in Hero's Duty, a first-person shooter where he helps the game's hero battle against alien invaders. He later enters Sugar Rush, a kart racing game set on tracks made of candies, cookies and other sweets. There, Ralph meets Vanellope von Schweetz who has learned that her game is faced with a dire threat that could affect the entire arcade, and one that Ralph may have inadvertently started.

Starring: Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Mindy Kaling, Joe Lo Truglio, Jack McBrayer, Sarah Silverman, Ed O'Neill, John C. Reilly, Dennis Haysbert, Adam Carolla ..
Directed by: Rich Moore
Release date: 2012-01-01
6.

The Hunger Games

6.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Wes Bentley, Toby Jones ..
Directed by: Gary Ross
Release date: 2012-03-12
7.

Rise of the Guardians

6.1
7.2/10 IMDB

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.

Starring: Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Isla Fisher, Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Khamani Griffin, Kamil McFadden, Georgie Grieve, Emily Nordwind ..
Directed by: Peter Ramsey
Release date: 2012-11-21
8.

Brave

6.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to the kingdom. In an attempt to set things right, Mérida seeks out an eccentric old Wise Woman and is granted an ill-fated wish. Also figuring into Mérida’s quest — and serving as comic relief — are the kingdom’s three lords: the enormous Lord MacGuffin, the surly Lord Macintosh, and the disagreeable Lord Dingwall.

Starring: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson, Peigi Barker, Steve Purcell, Patrick Doyle ..
Directed by: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman
Release date: 2012-06-21
9.

The Amazing Spider-Man

6.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Max Charles, Chris Zylka ..
Directed by: Marc Webb
Release date: 2012-06-23
10.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

5.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French animal-control officer Capitaine Chantel DuBois picks up their scent, Alex and company are forced to hide out in a traveling circus.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Sacha Baron Cohen, David Schwimmer, Frances McDormand, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, John DiMaggio, Cedric the Entertainer, Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston ..
Directed by: Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon, Eric Darnell
Release date: 2012-06-06
11.

ParaNorman

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock can speak to the dead, but no one other than his eccentric new friend believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's eccentric uncle tells him of a ritual he must perform to protect the town from a curse cast by a witch centuries ago.

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Jodelle Ferland, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, John Goodman, Elaine Stritch ..
Directed by: Sam Fell, Chris Butler
Release date: 2012-08-03
12.

Prometheus

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, Lucy Hutchinson, Sean Harris, Rafe Spall, Kate Dickie ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2012-05-30
13.

Ice Age: Continental Drift

5.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Starring: John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Chris Wedge, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah, Peter Dinklage, Nick Frost, Josh Gad ..
Directed by: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier
Release date: 2012-06-27
14.

John Carter

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Willem Dafoe, Thomas Haden Church, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy, Bryan Cranston ..
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Release date: 2012-03-07
15.

The Grey

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Following a grueling five-week shift at an Alaskan oil refinery, workers led by sharpshooter John Ottway, are flying home for a much-needed vacation. But a brutal storm causes their plane to crash in the frozen wilderness, and only eight men, including Ottway, survive. As they trek southward toward civilization and safety, Ottway and his companions must battle mortal injuries, the icy elements, and a pack of hungry wolves.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, Nonso Anozie, James Badge Dale, Ben Hernandez Bray, Larissa Stadnichuk, James Bitonti ..
Directed by: Joe Carnahan
Release date: 2012-01-26
16.

The Expendables 2

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Jet Li, Chuck Norris, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Scott Adkins, Liam Hemsworth ..
Directed by: Simon West
Release date: 2012-08-08
17.

Justice League: Doom

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

An adaptation of Mark Waid's "Tower of Babel" story from the JLA comic. Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg, Nathan Fillion, Michael Rosenbaum, Carl Lumbly, Bumper Robinson, Phil Morris, Carlos Alazraqui, Claudia Black ..
Directed by: Lauren Montgomery
Release date: 2012-02-28
18.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

5.3
5.5/10 IMDB

After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Billy Burke ..
Directed by: Bill Condon
Release date: 2012-11-13
19.

Snow White and the Huntsman

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain immortality, The Evil Queen needs the heart of Snow White. After Snow escapes the castle, the Queen sends the Huntsman to find her in the Dark Forest.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, Ian McShane, Ray Winstone, Nick Frost, Toby Jones, Eddie Marsan, Bob Hoskins ..
Directed by: Rupert Sanders
Release date: 2012-05-30
20.

Total Recall

5.1
6.2/10 IMDB

Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police - controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen, the leader of the free world - Quaid teams up with a rebel fighter to find the head of the underground resistance and stop Cohaagen. The line between fantasy and reality gets blurred and the fate of his world hangs in the balance as Quaid discovers his true identity, his true love, and his true fate.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, Bill Nighy, John Cho, Bokeem Woodbine, Will Yun Lee, Steve Byers, Currie Graham ..
Directed by: Len Wiseman
Release date: 2012-08-02
21.

Beasts of the Southern Wild

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe—for a time when he’s no longer there to protect her. When Wink contracts a mysterious illness, nature flies out of whack—temperatures rise, and the ice caps melt, unleashing an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. With the waters rising, the aurochs coming, and Wink’s health fading, Hushpuppy goes in search of her lost mother.

Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Gina Montana, Lowell Landes, Pamela Harper, Amber Henry, Jonshel Alexander, Nicholas Clark, Joseph Brown ..
Directed by: Benh Zeitlin
Release date: 2012-06-29
22.

Secret of the Wings

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.

Starring: Mae Whitman, Lucy Hale, Timothy Dalton, Jeff Bennett, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symoné, Megan Hilty, Pamela Adlon, Angela Bartys, Matt Lanter ..
Directed by: Roberts Gannaway, Peggy Holmes
Release date: 2012-08-17
23.

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

5.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Vanessa Hudgens, Luis Guzmán, Kristin Davis, Anna Colwell, Stephen Caudill, Branscombe Richmond, Walter Bankson ..
Directed by: Brad Peyton
Release date: 2012-01-19
24.

Doctor Who: The Snowmen

5.0
8.3/10 IMDB

The Doctor has retired to 1892 London. Despite the protests of his allies, he is determined to keep out of mankind's affairs. However, a governess named Clara has stumbled upon a plot which only the Doctor can unravel, involving the death of her predecessor in ice and the sinister Dr. Simeon, who controls monsters made of sentient snow. And there is another mystery afoot: Clara is the spitting image of Oswin Oswald, whom the Doctor saw die in the Dalek asylum...

Starring: Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, Richard E. Grant, Ian McKellen, Neve McIntosh, Dan Starkey, Catrin Stewart, Tom Ward, Liz White, Joseph Darcey-Alden ..
Directed by: Saul Metzstein
Release date: 2012-12-25
25.

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

The luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain is a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate of the Year Award. It’s a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist, but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!

Starring: Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Jeremy Piven, Salma Hayek, Lenny Henry, Brian Blessed, Russell Tovey, Anton Yelchin ..
Directed by: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
Release date: 2012-03-12
26.

Wrath of the Titans

4.9
5.7/10 IMDB

Perseus tries to live a quieter life as a village fisherman while - dangerously weakened by humanity's lack of devotion - the gods are losing control of the long-imprisoned Titans and their ferocious leader, Kronos.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Edgar Ramírez, Toby Kebbell, Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Danny Huston, John Bell, Lily James ..
Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman
Release date: 2012-03-28
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27.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

A coming-of-age story, Forward Unto Dawn follows a cadet, Thomas Lasky, at a twenty-sixth century military training academy as it is attacked by the Covenant, an alliance of alien zealots. Lasky is unsure of his future within the military but feels pressured to follow in the footsteps of his mother and brother. Lasky and his surviving squad mates are rescued by the Master Chief and, after the death of his romantic interest, Chyler Silva, Lasky is inspired by the Chief to take initiative and aids him in saving the remaining cadets.

Starring: Robin August, Iain Belcher ..
Directed by: Stewart Hendler
Release date: 2012-10-05
28.

Mirror Mirror

4.9
5.6/10 IMDB

After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White launches an epic battle of good vs. evil...

Starring: Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, Martin Klebba, Jordan Prentice, Mark Povinelli, Joe Gnoffo, Danny Woodburn, Sebastian Saraceno ..
Directed by: Tarsem Singh
Release date: 2012-03-15
29.

Big Miracle

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is adapted from the nonfiction book ‘Freeing the Whales: How the Media Created the World’s Greatest Non-Event’ by Tom Rose.

Starring: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Kristen Bell, Vinessa Shaw, Dermot Mulroney, Ted Danson, Kathy Baker, Tim Blake Nelson, Stephen Root, John Michael Higgins ..
Directed by: Ken Kwapis
Release date: 2012-02-02
30.

Blue Lagoon: The Awakening

4.8
5.3/10 IMDB

Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.

Starring: Indiana Evans, Brenton Thwaites, Denise Richards, Frank John Hughes, Alix Elizabeth Gitter, Jacob Artist, Patrick St. Esprit, Carrie Wampler, Hayley Kiyoko, Aimee Carrero ..
Directed by: Jake Newsome, Mikael Salomon
Release date: 2012-06-16
31.

Sightseers

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn.

Starring: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Eileen Davies, Roger Michael, Tony Way, Seamus O'Neill, Monica Dolan, Jonathan Aris, Aymen Hamdouchi, Tom Meeten ..
Directed by: Ben Wheatley
Release date: 2012-11-30
32.

Red Tails

4.6
5.9/10 IMDB

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

Starring: Bryan Cranston, David Oyelowo, Cuba Gooding Jr., Daniela Ruah, Terrence Howard, Andre Royo, Robert Kazinsky, Lee Tergesen, Matthew Leitch, Michael B. Jordan ..
Directed by: Anthony Hemingway
Release date: 2012-01-19
33.

Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon

4.5
6.6/10 IMDB

The Mega Mondo Pop Cartoon-a-Con in sunny California marks the spot for mystery in this all-new original Scooby-Doo adventure! Herculoids Frankenstein Jr. and Space Ghost are just a few of the celebrated comic book characters headlining at the unconventional convention plus there's a megabucks movie premiere starring Scooby-Doo and Shaggy's all-time favorite super heroes Blue Falcon and Dynomutt! So when the gruesome villain Mr. Hyde unleashes monster bats howling hounds and sinister slime upon the festivities it's time for Mystery Incorporated to follow the clues and set their monster traps. But it's the pizza-snacking super-powered tag team of Shaggy and Scooby-Doo who tap into their inner super hero to prevent the entire event from being smothered in ghoulish green goo! Like right on Dog Wonder!

Starring: Gregg Berger, Frank Welker, Grey DeLisle, Matthew Lillard, Diedrich Bader, Dee Bradley Baker, Jeff Bennett, Nika Futterman, Fred Tatasciore, Billy West ..
Directed by: Michael Goguen
Release date: 2012-12-15
34.

Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire

4.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Scooby and the gang have their first musical mystery in “Scooby Doo: Music of the Vampire.” It begins when they take a sing-a-long road trip into bayou country to attend the “Vampire-Palooza Festival” – an outdoor fair dedicated to all things Draculian. At first it looks as if they’re in for some fun and lots of Southern snacks, but events soon turn scary when a real live vampire comes to life, bursts from his coffin and threatens all the townsfolk. On top of that, this baritone blood sucker seems intent on taking Daphne as his vampire bride! Could the vampire be a descendant of a famous vampire hunter who is trying to sell his book? Or perhaps he’s the local politician, who has been trying to make his name in the press by attacking the vampires as downright unwholesome. The answers are to be found in a final song-filled showdown in the swamp in which our heroes unmask one of their most macabre monsters yet.

Starring: Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Matthew Lillard, Grey DeLisle, Jim Cummings, Jeff Bennett, Mindy Sterling, Christian Campbell, Rob Paulsen, Obba Babatundé ..
Directed by: David Block
Release date: 2012-03-13
35.

Battleship

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of an international naval coalition which becomes the world's last hope for survival as they engage the hostile alien force of unimaginable strength. While taking on the invaders, Hopper must also try to live up to the potential that his brother, and his fiancée's father—an Admiral—expect of him.

Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Tadanobu Asano, Liam Neeson, Gregory D. Gadson, Hamish Linklater, Jesse Plemons, John Tui ..
Directed by: Peter Berg
Release date: 2012-04-11
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36.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

4.3
6.7/10 IMDB

UNSC Cadet Thomas Lasky must conquer his inner fears and join forces with super-soldier John-117 to take down a massive faction of the Covenant.

Starring: Thom Green, Anna Popplewell, Enisha Brewster, Iain Belcher, Jenna Berman, Daniel Cudmore, Mike Dopud, Masam Holden, Ayelet Zurer, Masam Holden ..
Release date: 2012-10-05
37.

On the Road

4.3
6.0/10 IMDB

Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.

Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Morgan, Alice Braga, Elisabeth Moss ..
Directed by: Walter Salles
Release date: 2012-05-22
38.

Escape from Planet Earth

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry, Ricky Gervais, Jessica Alba, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kaitlin Olson, Ashley Eckstein, Gregg Binkley, Sofía Vergara, Steve Zahn ..
Directed by: Cal Brunker
Release date: 2012-12-27
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39.

Halo 4 Forward Unto Dawn

4.2
6.7/10 IMDB

UNSC Cadet Thomas Lasky must conquer his inner fears and join forces with super-soldier John-117 to take down a massive faction of the Covenant.

Starring: Thom Green, Anna Popplewell, Enisha Brewster, Ayelet Zurer, Masam Holden, Mike Dopud, Iain Belcher, Osric Chau, Katerina Katelieva ..
Release date: 2012-10-05
40.

Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos

4.1
6.8/10 IMDB

Puss in Boots is on a mission to recover the Princess' stolen ruby from the notorious French thief, Whisperer. Reluctantly accompanied by three little kittens, Three Diablos, Puss must tame them before they endanger the mission.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Gilles Marini, Chris Miller, Walt Dohrn, Bret Marnell, Miles Bakshi, Nina Zoe Bakshi, Guillaume Aretos, Charlotte Newhouse ..
Directed by: Raman Hui
Release date: 2012-02-07
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41.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life.

Directed by: Brandon Oldenburg, William Joyce
Release date: 2012-02-10
Best Adventure Movies of 2012 : Where the Trail Ends
42.

Where the Trail Ends

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

"Where the Trail Ends..." is a film following the worlds' top freeride mountain bikers as they search for un-ridden terrain around the globe, ultimately shaping the future of big mountain freeriding. This unparalleled story documents man's challenge of mother nature and himself showcased through a cast of colorful characters. This is the most progressive and ambitious mountain biking ever attempted resulting in an entertainment adventure unlike anything experienced before.

Starring: Darren Berrecloth, Kurt Sorge, Andreu Lacondeguy, Cam McCaul, Cameron Zink, James Doerfling, Paul Basagoitia, Robbie Bourdon, Kyle Strait, Mike Kinrade ..
Directed by: Jeremy Grant
Release date: 2012-09-19
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43.

A Time of Vultures

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

A drifter walks into a saloon to settle a score.

Directed by: Adolfo Kolmerer
Release date: 2012-12-04
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44.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

3.8
6.7/10 IMDB

In 2525, as mankind has begun to colonise space, a group of cadets are training to fight against human insurrectionists. One of these cadets, Thomas Lasky, has doubts about his abilities as a soldier and his convictions for this war. Whilst he struggles with himself, the planet is invaded by an unknown alien race. Reeling under the assault, Lasky and his squad mates are rescued by John-117, one of the UNSC's legendary SPARTAN-II super-soldiers. John must inspire Lasky to fulfill his potential as a soldier and a leader to fight against an enemy deadlier than any that humanity has faced before

Starring: Tom Green, Anna Popplewell, Daniel Cudmore, Ayelet Zurer, Mike Dopud, Enisha Brewster, Masam Holden, Osric Chau, Iain Belcher, Katerina Katelieva ..
Release date: 2012-11-21
Best Adventure Movies of 2012 : Minds in the Water
45.

Minds in the Water

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

A surfer travels the world on a quest to save dolphins.

Starring: Chris Del Moro, Isabel Lucas, Will Conner, Hilton Dawe, Hayden Panettiere, Ash Grunwald, Mati Waiya, Joel Parkinson, Louie Psihoyos, Jack Johnson ..
Directed by: Justin Krumb
Release date: 2012-04-01
46.

LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Luke Skywalker embarks on a mission to destroy an Imperial base, but is relentlessly chased by a group of fanatic girls who think of him as a celebrity. Meanwhile, Darth Vader engages a rivalry with Darth Maul, in order to prove that he's the best Sith Lord.

Starring: Anthony Daniels, Lisa Fuson, Matt Sloan, Samuel Witwer, Tom Kane, Brian Blessed, Julian Glover, Ahmed Best, Andy Secombe, Llyod Floyd ..
Directed by: Guy Vasilovich
Release date: 2012-09-24
47.

Zambezia

3.6
5.7/10 IMDB

Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his origins and, in defending the city, learns how to be part of a community.

Starring: Jeremy Suarez, Samuel L. Jackson, Abigail Breslin, Leonard Nimoy, Jeff Goldblum, Jenifer Lewis, Noureen DeWulf, Richard E. Grant, Jamal Mixon, David Shaughnessy ..
Directed by: Wayne Thornley
Release date: 2012-06-05
48.

Zaytoun

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot form a tentative bond in their attempt to make their way across war-torn Lebanon back to their home.

Starring: Stephen Dorff, Ashraf Barhom, Alice Taglioni, Abdallah El Akal, Loai Nofi, Tarik Copti, Jony Arbid, Mira Awad, Eitan Londner, Morad Hasan ..
Directed by: Eran Riklis
Release date: 2012-10-14
49.

A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise

3.6
5.6/10 IMDB

Sammy and Ray, leatherback turtles and friends forever, are enjoying an atoll's water and sand, shepherding new hatchlings Ricky and Ella out to sea. Suddenly, a poacher swoops in and ships them off to be part of a spectacular aquarium show for tourists in Dubai. The kingpin of the place, Big D the seahorse, enlists them in his plans for a great escape. But with their new friends Jimbo the bug-eyed blob fish and Lulu the snippy lobster, Annabel the sweet Octopus, and a whole family of penguins, Sammy and Ray hatch breakout plans of their own. That is when little Ricky and Ella arrive, determined to break in to rescue them. After a series of thrilling adventures and narrow escapes, our heroes head south to meet up with Shelly, Sammy's first and only love.

Starring: Kaitlyn Maher, Carter Hastings, Alan Shearman, Khary Payton, Carlos Alazraqui, Joe J. Thomas, Jeff Dunham, Dino Andrade, April Stewart, Chris Andrew Ciulla ..
Directed by: Vincent Kesteloot, Ben Stassen
Release date: 2012-08-01
50.

El Gringo

3.6
5.4/10 IMDB

A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000—and a bloody past—finds himself under sudden attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras.

Starring: Scott Adkins, Yvette Yates Redick, Christian Slater, Israel Islas, Erando González, Sofía Sisniega, Valentin Ganev, Bashar Rahal, Zahary Baharov, Blaire Noonan ..
Directed by: Eduardo Rodríguez
Release date: 2012-05-10

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