Best Science Fiction 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.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

6.3
7.9/10 IMDB

Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

Starring: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, David Selby, Wade Williams, Michael McKean, Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche, Gary Anthony Williams, Gary Anthony Sturgis, Paget Brewster ..
Directed by: Jay Oliva
Release date: 2012-08-21
3.

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
4.

Cloud Atlas

5.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Bae Doona, Ben Whishaw, Keith David, James D'Arcy, Zhou Xun ..
Directed by: Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer
Release date: 2012-10-26
5.

Looper

5.8
7.4/10 IMDB

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a hired gun, like Joe is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good until the day the mob decides to close the loop, sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels, Pierce Gagnon, Xu Qing, Tracie Thoms ..
Directed by: Rian Johnson
Release date: 2012-09-26
6.

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
7.

Dredd

5.8
7.1/10 IMDB

In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called Judges, who combine the duties of judge, jury and executioner to deliver a brutal brand of swift justice. But even the top-ranking Judge, Dredd, discovers that taking down Ma-Ma isn’t as easy as it seems in this explosive adaptation of the hugely popular comic series.

Starring: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Wood Harris, Jason Cope, Domhnall Gleeson, Rakie Ayola, Deobia Oparei, Langley Kirkwood, Warrick Grier ..
Directed by: Pete Travis, Alex Garland
Release date: 2012-09-07
8.

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
9.

Chronicle

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and their darker sides begin to take over.

Starring: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Anna Wood, Ashley Grace, Joe Vaz, Luke Tyler, Crystal-Donna Roberts, Daisy Tormé ..
Directed by: Josh Trank
Release date: 2012-02-01
10.

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
11.

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
12.

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
13.

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
14.

Upside Down

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure that poses the question: what if love was stronger than gravity?

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess, Timothy Spall, James Kidnie, Holly Uloth, Blu Mankuma, Nicholas Rose, Vlasta Vrana, Kate Trotter, Janine Theriault ..
Directed by: Juan Diego Solanas
Release date: 2012-09-27
15.

Total Recall

5.2
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
16.

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
17.

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
18.

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
19.

Superman vs. The Elite

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.

Starring: Pauley Perrette, George Newbern, Robin Atkin Downes, David Kaufman, Dee Bradley Baker, Ogie Banks, Catero Colbert, Melissa Disney, Paul Eiding, Henry Simmons ..
Directed by: Michael Chang
Release date: 2012-06-12
20.

Lockout

4.9
6.0/10 IMDB

Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security prison.

Starring: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Joseph Gilgun, Lennie James, Peter Stormare, Vincent Regan, Jacky Ido, Tim Plester, Dan Savier, Damijan Oklopdži? ..
Directed by: Stephen St. Leger, James Mather
Release date: 2012-04-12
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
21.

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
22.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Set against the backdrop of a UNSC military academy, a group of highborn cadets are training to be the next generation of soldiers in the UNSC’s ongoing war with insurrectionists in the outer colonial planets. Among these cadets, Thomas Lasky struggles with his doubts about this war, and with the burden of expectations he may not be able to carry. As Lasky comes to terms with his potential as a military leader, the terrifying alien alliance known as the Covenant arrives and turns his world upside down. Inspired by the Master Chief, he must decide what it means to be a hero.

Release date: 2012-10-05
23.

Iron Sky

4.8
5.9/10 IMDB

In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.

Starring: Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Udo Kier, Stephanie Paul, Peta Sergeant, Tilo Prückner, Nick Dong-Sik, Yuki Iwamoto, Claus Wilcke ..
Directed by: Timo Vuorensola
Release date: 2012-03-10
24.

Resident Evil: Retribution

4.7
5.3/10 IMDB

The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility and unveils more of her mysterious past as she delves further into the complex. Without a safe haven, Alice continues to hunt those responsible for the outbreak; a chase that takes her from Tokyo to New York, Washington, D.C. and Moscow, culminating in a mind-blowing revelation that will force her to rethink everything that she once thought to be true. Aided by new found allies and familiar friends, Alice must fight to survive long enough to escape a hostile world on the brink of oblivion. The countdown has begun.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Michelle Rodriguez, Aryana Engineer, Li Bingbing, Boris Kodjoe, Johann Urb, Robin Kasyanov, Kevin Durand, Ofilio Portillo ..
Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson
Release date: 2012-09-12
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Marvel One-Shot: Item 47
25.

Marvel One-Shot: Item 47

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Benny and Claire, a down on their luck couple find a discarded Chitauri gun, referred to as 'Item 47'...

Starring: Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Bradford, Maximiliano Hernández, Titus Welliver ..
Directed by: Louis D'Esposito
Release date: 2012-09-13
26.

The Watch

4.7
5.7/10 IMDB

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 save their neighborhood - and the world - from total extermination.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Rosemarie DeWitt, Will Forte, Mel Rodriguez, Doug Jones, Erin Moriarty, Nicholas Braun ..
Directed by: Akiva Schaffer
Release date: 2012-07-26
27.

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome

4.6
6.9/10 IMDB

The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. Disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, his co-pilot also isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft as he has only a short time before he again becomes a civilian. Their cargo is a civilian scientist, but they no sooner leave than she has new orders for them and a new destination. Although she’s less than forthcoming about the details, Adama is keen—particularly as it involves going into Cylon controlled space. However, nothing is as it seems.

Starring: Luke Pasqualino, Ben Cotton, Brian Markinson, Lili Bordán, Jill Teed, John Pyper-Ferguson, Zak Santiago, Leo Chiang, Mike Dopud, Karen LeBlanc ..
Directed by: Jonas Pate
Release date: 2012-12-09
28.

Red Dawn

4.6
5.3/10 IMDB

A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky—shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves prisoners and their town under enemy occupation. Determined to fight back, a group of young patriots seek refuge in the surrounding woods, training and reorganizing themselves into a guerrilla group of fighters.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Isabel Lucas, Adrianne Palicki, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Edwin Hodge, Michael Beach, Connor Cruise, Alyssa Diaz, Matt Gerald ..
Directed by: Dan Bradley
Release date: 2012-03-15
29.

Extracted

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Thomas Jacobs invents a way to watch people's memories from the inside. Going against his morals, he accepts an offer to enter a heroin addict's memories to literally see if he committed a crime. However,a malfunction causes his consciousness to become trapped inside the criminal's mind. He remains a prisoner in the addict's memories for more than four years until he discovers the possibility of escape.

Starring: Sasha Roiz, Jenny Mollen, Dominic Bogart, Richard Riehle, Ty Simpkins ..
Directed by: Nir Paniry
Release date: 2012-03-10
30.

Grabbers

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Something sinister has come to the shores of Erin Island, unbeknownst to the quaint population of this sleepy fishing village resting somewhere off Ireland’s coast. First, some fishermen go missing. Then there is the rash of whale carcasses suddenly washing up on the beach. When the murders start, it’s up to two mismatched cops – an irresponsible alcoholic and his new partner, a by-the-book woman from the mainland – to protect the townsfolk from the giant, bloodsucking, tentacled aliens that prey upon them. Their only weapon, they discover, is booze. If they want to survive the creatures’ onslaught, everyone will have to get very, very drunk!

Starring: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey, Bronagh Gallagher, David Pearse, Lalor Roddy, Clelia Murphy, Louis Dempsey, Micheál O'Gruagain, Ned Dennehy ..
Directed by: Jon Wright
Release date: 2012-08-10
31.

The Divide

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Starring: Lauren German, Michael Biehn, Milo Ventimiglia, Courtney B. Vance, Ashton Holmes, Rosanna Arquette, Iván González, Michael Eklund, Abbey Thickson, Jennifer Blanc ..
Directed by: Xavier Gens
Release date: 2012-01-13
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
32.

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
33.

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
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Red vs. Blue: Project Freelancer
34.

Red vs. Blue: Project Freelancer

4.2
8.9/10 IMDB

The Fall of Project Freelancer is unveiled, while Agent Carolina assembles The Reds and Blues on her mission to assassinate The Director and end Project Freelancer once and for all.

Starring: Burnie Burns, Jen Brown, Joel Heyman, Geoff Ramsey, Matt Hullum, Jason Saldaña, Gus Sorola, Shannon McCormick, Kathleen Zuelch, John Reed ..
Directed by: Burnie Burns, Matt Hullum, Monty Oum
Release date: 2012-11-05
35.

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
36.

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 ..
Directed by: Stewart Hendler
Release date: 2012-10-05
37.

Starship Troopers: Invasion

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence safely back to Earth. Carl Jenkins, now ministry of Paranormal Warfare, takes the starship on a clandestine mission before its rendezvous with the Alesia and goes missing in the nebula. Now, the battle-hardened troopers are charged with a rescue mission that may lead to a much more sinister consequence than they ever could have imagined....

Starring: Luci Christian, Justin Doran, David Anthony Matranga, David Wald, Emily Neves, Sam Roman, Jovan Jackson, Kalob Martinez, Karl Glusman ..
Directed by: Shinji Aramaki
Release date: 2012-07-21
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Halo 4 Forward Unto Dawn
38.

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
39.

The Bay

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been told—until now. The authorities believed they had buried the truth about the tragedy that claimed over 700 human lives. Now, three years later, a reporter has emerged with footage revealing the cover-up and an unimaginable killer: a mysterious parasitic outbreak. Told from the perspective of those who were there and saw what happened, The Bay unfolds over 24 hours through people's iPhones, Androids, 911 calls, webcams, and whatever else could be used to document the nightmare in Claridge. What follows is a nerve-shredding tale of a small town plunged into absolute terror.

Starring: Kristen Connolly, Will Rogers, Michael Beasley, Christopher Denham, Kenny Alfonso, Kether Donohue, Anthony Reynolds, Frank Deal, Kimberly Campbell, Lamya Jezek ..
Directed by: Barry Levinson
Release date: 2012-09-13
40.

Antiviral

4.2
5.7/10 IMDB

Syd March is an employee at a clinic that sells injections of live viruses harvested from sick celebrities to obsessed fans. When he becomes infected with the disease that kills super sensation Hannah Geist, Syd becomes a target for collectors and rabid fans. He must unravel the mystery surrounding her death before he suffers the same fate.

Starring: Caleb Landry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Malcolm McDowell, Joe Pingue, Sheila McCarthy, Douglas Smith, Wendy Crewson, Nicholas Campbell, James Cade, Dawn Greenhalgh ..
Directed by: Brandon Cronenberg
Release date: 2012-09-19
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special
41.

Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special

4.1
7.7/10 IMDB

A special Robot Chicken film consisting of comedic vignettes about DC comics characters.

Starring: Seth Green, Nathan Fillion, Alex Borstein, Megan Fox, Neil Patrick Harris, Breckin Meyer, Alfred Molina, Aaron Paul, Kevin Shinick, Tara Strong ..
Directed by: Seth Green
Release date: 2012-09-09
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Ghost Recon: Alpha
42.

Ghost Recon: Alpha

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Ghost Recon: Alpha sees a team led by Ghost Leader infiltrate a trade at a Russian depot between a general and a mysterious other figure.

Starring: Radek Br?na, Mark Ivanir, Keith Gilmore, Pavel Ledinsky, Charlotte Rampling, Erich Redman, Chook Sibtain, Daniel Svoboda, Charles Venn, Nick Von Schlippe ..
Directed by: François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy
Release date: 2012-05-03
43.

Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning

3.9
5.0/10 IMDB

After his wife and daughter are murdered in a home invasion, a widower named John now finds himself up against an army of Universal Soldiers in relentless pursuit, led by a mysterious leader who promises to set UniSols free from their conditioning.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgren, Andrei Arlovski, Mariah Bonner, Audrey P. Scott, Rus Blackwell, James DuMont, Dane Rhodes, David Jensen ..
Directed by: John Hyams
Release date: 2012-10-04
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Kara
44.

Kara

3.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Kara is a visually stunning and emotional PS3 technology which is here "represented" by a female android who becomes self conscious.

Starring: Valorie Curry, Tercelin Kirtley, Hanako Danjo ..
Directed by: David Cage
Release date: 2012-03-07
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
45.

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 Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Tales from the Crypt: New Year's Shockin' Eve
46.

Tales from the Crypt: New Year's Shockin' Eve

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

An exclusive all-new interstitial content for the first time in 15 years. See the Cryptkeeper take a blast through the past, decomposing the best of the '70s, '80s, '90s and '00s, on his way to welcoming in 2013.

Starring: John Kassir, Rebekah Brown, Raiya Corsiglia, Traci Hines, Rene Maldonado, Jessica Nydegger, Peter Nydegger, Andrew Rico, Kota Wade, Maria A. Yanez ..
Directed by: Rhianne Paz Bergado
Release date: 2012-12-31
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : The History of Future Folk
47.

The History of Future Folk

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

An alien intending to claim Earth for his people before their homeworld is destroyed by a comet decides not to eliminate humanity when he hears their music. Instead, he lives among them until another alien is sent to find and kill him.

Starring: Nils d'Aulaire, Jay Klaitz, Julie Ann Emery, April Lee Hernandez, Dee Snider, Onata Aprile ..
Directed by: Jeremy Kipp Walker, John Mitchell
Release date: 2012-06-15
48.

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
49.

Girl vs. Monster

3.6
5.3/10 IMDB

Skylar finds out that her parents are monster hunters after she accidentally releases some monsters from a secret containment chamber; so she and her techno friends must recapture all the monsters and also save her mom and dad from these monsters who are out for revenge.

Starring: Olivia Holt, Brendan Meyer, Kerris Dorsey, Katherine McNamara, Tracy Dawson, Luke Benward, Brian Palermo, Adam Chambers, Jennifer Aspen, Latonya Williams ..
Directed by: Stuart Gillard
Release date: 2012-10-12
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 : Bizarro Classic
50.

Bizarro Classic

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

On a cold winter night, a figure resembling Superman flies into Metropolis and causes panic by leveling a skyscraper. Meanwhile, at the Daily Planet building, Clark Kent and Lois Lane are arguing over her suspicions of Clark being Superman when the imposter is seen outside their window. With Lois distracted, Clark rushes out of the office and changes into Superman to confront the imposter.

Directed by: Robb Pratt
Release date: 2012-06-01

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