Best Comedy Movies of 2012

1.

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
2.

Moonrise Kingdom

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Bob Balaban, Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Harvey Keitel ..
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Release date: 2012-05-16
3.

Silver Linings Playbook

6.1
7.7/10 IMDB

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Anupam Kher, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham, Julia Stiles, Dash Mihok ..
Directed by: David O. Russell
Release date: 2012-11-16
4.

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
5.

Pitch Perfect

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Ben Platt, Adam DeVine, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee ..
Directed by: Jason Moore
Release date: 2012-09-28
6.

Ruby Sparks

5.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person.

Starring: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Chris Messina, Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas, Alia Shawkat, Deborah Ann Woll, Steve Coogan, Elliott Gould, Aasif Mandvi ..
Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Release date: 2012-07-25
7.

Hotel Transylvania

5.9
7.0/10 IMDB

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 Mavis's 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!

Starring: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Cee Lo Green, Sadie Sandler ..
Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky
Release date: 2012-09-20
8.

21 Jump Street

5.8
7.2/10 IMDB

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 assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs.

Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Dave Franco, Rob Riggle, Ice Cube, DeRay Davis, Chris Parnell, Ellie Kemper, Jake Johnson ..
Directed by: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Release date: 2012-03-14
9.

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
10.

Men in Black 3

5.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Agents J and K are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him - secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K to save his partner, the agency, and the future of humankind.

Starring: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Michael Stuhlbarg, Emma Thompson, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, Alice Eve, Bill Hader, Michael Chernus ..
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Release date: 2012-05-23
11.

It's Such a Beautiful Day

5.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.

Starring: Don Hertzfeldt, Sara Cushman ..
Directed by: Don Hertzfeldt
Release date: 2012-08-24
12.

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
13.

Ted

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale, Giovanni Ribisi, Patrick Warburton, Matt Walsh, Jessica Barth, Aedin Mincks, Bill Smitrovich ..
Directed by: Seth MacFarlane
Release date: 2012-06-29
14.

Seven Psychopaths

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken, Tom Waits, Abbie Cornish, Olga Kurylenko, Zeljko Ivanek, Michael Pitt, Michael Stuhlbarg ..
Directed by: Martin McDonagh
Release date: 2012-10-12
15.

Frankenweenie

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince them that Sparky's still the good, loyal friend he was.

Starring: Charlie Tahan, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Atticus Shaffer, Winona Ryder, Robert Capron, James Hiroyuki Liao, Conchata Ferrell, Tom Kenny ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2012-10-04
16.

The First Time

5.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, Dave and Aubrey find themselves at the same party. When both head outside to get some air, they meet. A casual conversation sparks an instant connection, and, over the course of a weekend, things turn magical, romantic, complicated, and funny as Aubrey and Dave discover what it's like to fall in love for the first time.

Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Britt Robertson, Craig Roberts, James Frecheville, Victoria Justice, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Halston Sage, Lamarcus Tinker, Joshua Malina, Christine Taylor ..
Directed by: Jonathan Kasdan
Release date: 2012-10-19
17.

Safety Not Guaranteed

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson, Karan Soni, Jenica Bergere, Kristen Bell, Jeff Garlin, Mary Lynn Rajskub, William Hall Jr., Tony Doupe ..
Directed by: Colin Trevorrow
Release date: 2012-06-08
18.

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
19.

The Cabin in the Woods

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

Starring: Kristen Connolly, Fran Kranz, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, Jesse Williams, Brian J. White, Amy Acker, Tim DeZarn ..
Directed by: Drew Goddard
Release date: 2012-04-12
20.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

5.6
6.6/10 IMDB

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.

Starring: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, Ron Livingston, Rosemarie DeWitt, CJ Adams, Patrick Brouder, Chan Creswell, William J. Harrison, Odeya Rush, Shohreh Aghdashloo ..
Directed by: Peter Hedges
Release date: 2012-08-15
21.

Project X

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.

Starring: Oliver Cooper, Jonathan Daniel Brown, Thomas Mann, Dax Flame, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Brady Hender, Nick Nervies, Alexis Knapp, Miles Teller, Peter MacKenzie ..
Directed by: Nima Nourizadeh
Release date: 2012-03-01
22.

American Reunion

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

The characters we met a little more than a decade ago return to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t, and that time and distance can’t break the bonds of friendship.

Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Tara Reid, Mena Suvari, Eddie Kaye Thomas, John Cho, Jennifer Coolidge ..
Directed by: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Release date: 2012-04-04
23.

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

5.4
6.7/10 IMDB

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

Starring: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Rob Corddry, Derek Luke, Melanie Lynskey, William Petersen, Gillian Jacobs, T. J. Miller ..
Directed by: Lorene Scafaria
Release date: 2012-06-22
24.

Tangled Ever After

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

The kingdom is in a festive mood as everyone gathers for the royal wedding of Rapunzel and Flynn. However, when Pascal and Maximus, as flower chameleon and ring bearer, respectively, lose the gold bands, a frenzied search and recovery mission gets underway. As the desperate duo tries to find the rings before anyone discovers that they’re missing, they leave behind a trail of comical chaos that includes flying lanterns, a flock of doves, a wine barrel barricade and a very sticky finale. Will Maximus and Pascal save the day and make it to the church in time? And will they ever get Flynn’s nose right?

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Alan Dale, Paul F. Tompkins, Kari Wahlgren, Mark Allan Stewart, Byron Howard, Nathan Greno, Matt Nolan, Robert Bagnell ..
Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard
Release date: 2012-01-13
25.

The Dictator

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, Jason Mantzoukas, John C. Reilly, Bobby Lee, Sayed Badreya, Adeel Akhtar, Aasif Mandvi, Megan Fox ..
Directed by: Larry Charles
Release date: 2012-05-15
26.

This Means War

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, Laura Vandervoort, Angela Bassett, Kasey Ryne Mazak, Warren Christie, Natassia Malthe, Til Schweiger, Chelsea Handler ..
Directed by: McG
Release date: 2012-02-14
27.

Here Comes the Boom

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.

Starring: Salma Hayek, Kevin James, Henry Winkler, Joe Rogan, Reggie Lee, Greg Germann, Bas Rutten, Jake Zyrus, Nicholas R. Grava, Frank Coraci ..
Directed by: Frank Coraci
Release date: 2012-10-11
28.

The Sessions

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides to investigate the possibility of experiencing sex himself. When his overtures toward a caregiver scare her away, he books an appointment with sex surrogate Cheryl Green to lose his virginity.

Starring: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, W. Earl Brown, Blake Lindsley, Adam Arkin, Robin Weigert, Robin Weigert ..
Directed by: Ben Lewin
Release date: 2012-05-02
29.

Game Change

5.1
7.4/10 IMDB

During the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the campaign kicks into high gear, her lack of experience, in both political and media savvy, becomes a drain upon McCain and his strategists.

Starring: Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Ed Harris, Peter MacNicol, Jamey Sheridan, Sarah Paulson, Ron Livingston, Brian d'Arcy James, David Barry Gray, Brenna McDonough ..
Directed by: Jay Roach
Release date: 2012-03-09
30.

The Angels' Share

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.

Starring: Paul Brannigan, Siobhan Reilly, John Henshaw, Gary Maitland, William Ruane, Jasmin Riggins, Scott Dymond, Scott Kyle, Neil Leiper, James Casey ..
Directed by: Ken Loach
Release date: 2012-06-01
31.

Robot & Frank

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are concerned about their father’s well-being and buy him a caretaker robot. Initially resistant to the idea, Frank soon appreciates the benefits of robotic support – like nutritious meals and a clean house – and eventually begins to treat his robot like a true companion. With his robot’s assistance, Frank’s passion for his old, unlawful profession is reignited, for better or worse.

Starring: Frank Langella, Liv Tyler, James Marsden, Susan Sarandon, Peter Sarsgaard, Jeremy Strong, Jeremy Sisto, Bonnie Bentley, Dario Barosso, Rachael Ma ..
Directed by: Jake Schreier
Release date: 2012-08-16
32.

Rock of Ages

5.0
5.9/10 IMDB

A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.

Starring: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Malin Åkerman, Paul Giamatti, Bryan Cranston, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Erica Frene ..
Directed by: Adam Shankman
Release date: 2012-06-13
33.

Magic Mike

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.

Starring: Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer, Cody Horn, Olivia Munn, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, James Martin Kelly, Reid Carolin, Adam Rodríguez ..
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Release date: 2012-06-28
34.

John Mulaney: New in Town

5.0
8.2/10 IMDB

Stand-up comedian John Mulaney tackles such red-hot topics as quicksand, Motown singers and an elderly man he once met in a bathroom.

Starring: John Mulaney, Amy Schumer ..
Directed by: Ryan Polito, Jake Szymanski
Release date: 2012-01-31
35.

Much Ado About Nothing

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.

Starring: Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, Reed Diamond, Fran Kranz, Jillian Morgese, Sean Maher, Spencer Treat Clark, Riki Lindhome ..
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2012-09-08
36.

To Rome with Love

5.0
6.3/10 IMDB

Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing voice, and he seizes the opportunity to rejuvenate his own flagging career; a young couple have separate romantic interludes; a spotlight shines on an ordinary man.

Starring: Woody Allen, Roberto Benigni, Penélope Cruz, Alec Baldwin, Judy Davis, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig, Elliot Page, Alessandro Tiberi, David Pasquesi ..
Directed by: Woody Allen
Release date: 2012-04-20
37.

The Campaign

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Dylan McDermott, Jason Sudeikis, Sarah Baker, Millard Darden, Kya Haywood, John Lithgow, Dan Aykroyd, Brian Cox ..
Directed by: Jay Roach
Release date: 2012-08-09
38.

The Five-Year Engagement

4.9
6.2/10 IMDB

Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.

Starring: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie, Rhys Ifans, Jacki Weaver, Jim Piddock, David Paymer, Mimi Kennedy, Mindy Kaling ..
Directed by: Nicholas Stoller
Release date: 2012-04-27
39.

The Sapphires

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.

Starring: Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell, Tory Kittles, Don Battee, Eka Darville ..
Directed by: Wayne Blair
Release date: 2012-08-08
40.

This Is 40

4.9
6.2/10 IMDB

Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.

Starring: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Jason Segel, Maude Apatow, Megan Fox, Lena Dunham, Melissa McCarthy, Charlyne Yi, John Lithgow, Robert Smigel ..
Directed by: Judd Apatow
Release date: 2012-12-20
41.

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
42.

Bernie

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself from her grasp.

Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman, Tommy G. Kendrick, Rick Dial, Mona Lee Fultz, Dale Dudley, Grant James, Christian Stokes ..
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 2012-04-27
43.

A Thousand Words

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

Jack McCall is a fast-talking literary agent, who can close any deal, any time, any way. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. Sinja for his own selfish purposes. But Dr. Sinja is on to him, and Jack’s life comes unglued after a magical Bodhi tree mysteriously appears in his backyard. With every word Jack speaks, a leaf falls from the tree and he realizes that when the last leaf falls, both he and the tree are toast. Words have never failed Jack McCall, but now he’s got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he’s a goner.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Allison Janney, Cliff Curtis, Clark Duke, Kerry Washington, Emanuel Ragsdale, Jill Basey, Greg Collins, Robert LeQuang, Michael G. Wilkinson ..
Directed by: Brian Robbins
Release date: 2012-03-07
44.

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
45.

Quartet

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and former wife of one of the residents. Expect poignancy and plenty of laughs.

Starring: Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon, Sheridan Smith, Jumayn Hunter, Shola Adewusi, Andrew Sachs, Trevor Peacock ..
Directed by: Dustin Hoffman
Release date: 2012-09-08
46.

Think Like a Man

4.9
6.5/10 IMDB

The balance of power in four couples’ relationships is upset when the women start using the advice in Steve Harvey’s book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, to get more of what they want from their men. When the men realize that the women have gotten a hold of their relationship “playbook,” they decide that the best defense is a good offense and come up with a plan to use this information to their advantage.

Starring: Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Jenkins, Romany Malco, Gabrielle Union, Jenifer Lewis ..
Directed by: Tim Story
Release date: 2012-04-20
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47.

Bill Burr: You People Are All The Same

4.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Taking the stage in Washington, D.C., funnyman Bill Burr brings his stinging brand of humor to the spotlight, uncorking a profanity-laced, incisive routine that pokes fun at plastic surgery, reality TV, gold diggers and more.

Starring: Bill Burr ..
Directed by: Jay Karas
Release date: 2012-08-16
48.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rachael Stirling, Amr Waked, Catherine Steadman, Tom Mison, Tom Beard, Jill Baker, Conleth Hill ..
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Release date: 2012-03-09
49.

Goon

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Doug Glatt, a slacker who discovers he has a talent for brawling is approached by a minor league hockey coach and invited to join the team as the "muscle." Despite the fact that Glatt can't skate his best friend, Pat, convinces him to give it a shot, and Glatt becomes a hero to the team and their fans, until the league's reigning goon becomes threatened by Glatt's success and decides to even the score.

Starring: Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill, Liev Schreiber, Eugene Levy, Marc-André Grondin, Kim Coates, Nicholas Campbell, Richard Clarkin, Jonathan Cherry ..
Directed by: Michael Dowse
Release date: 2012-01-06
50.

Smashed

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Kate and Charlie like to have a good time. Their marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter… and getting smashed. When Kate’s partying spirals into hard-core asocial behavior, compromising her job as an elementary schoolteacher, something’s got to give. But change isn’t exactly a cakewalk. Sobriety means she will have to confront the lies she’s been spinning at work, her troubling relationship with her mother, and the nature of her bond with Charlie.

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Octavia Spencer, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Mary Kay Place, Kyle Gallner, Bree Turner, Mackenzie Davis, Patti Allison ..
Directed by: James Ponsoldt
Release date: 2012-01-22

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