Best Thriller Movies of 2012

1.

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
2.

The Dark Knight Rises

6.3
8.4/10 IMDB

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Morgan Freeman, Matthew Modine, Alon Aboutboul ..
Directed by: Christopher Nolan, Carly Russell
Release date: 2012-07-16
3.

Argo

6.2
7.7/10 IMDB

As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall, Scoot McNairy, Rory Cochrane, Christopher Denham ..
Directed by: Ben Affleck
Release date: 2012-03-22
4.

The Impossible

6.2
7.5/10 IMDB

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

Starring: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin, Oaklee Pendergast, Marta Etura, Sönke Möhring, Geraldine Chaplin, Ploy Jindachote, Jomjaoi Sae-Limh ..
Directed by: J. A. Bayona
Release date: 2012-09-09
5.

End of Watch

6.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Natalie Martinez, Anna Kendrick, David Harbour, Frank Grillo, America Ferrera, Cody Horn, Shondrella Avery, Hugh Daly ..
Directed by: David Ayer
Release date: 2012-09-20
6.

Zero Dark Thirty

5.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Mark Strong, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Kyle Chandler, Edgar Ramírez, Mark Duplass, Scott Adkins, Jennifer Ehle ..
Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow
Release date: 2012-12-19
7.

Looper

5.9
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
8.

Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia

5.7
9.4/10 IMDB

Sherlock must confiscate something of importance from a mysterious woman named Irene Adler.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Lara Pulver, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs, Mark Gatiss, Andrew Scott, Louise Brealey ..
Directed by: Paul McGuigan
Release date: 2012-01-01
9.

Jack Reacher

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, David Oyelowo, Werner Herzog, Jai Courtney, Vladimir Sizov, Joseph Sikora, Michael Raymond-James, Alexia Fast ..
Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie
Release date: 2012-12-20
10.

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
11.

Sinister

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, Vincent D'Onofrio, James Ransone, Fred Dalton Thompson, Clare Foley, Michael Hall D'Addario, Victoria Leigh, Blake Mizrahi, Cameron Ocasio ..
Directed by: Scott Derrickson
Release date: 2012-03-29
12.

The Cabin in the Woods

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover 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
13.

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
14.

Get the Gringo

5.4
6.9/10 IMDB

A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Dean Norris, Bob Gunton, Kevin Hernandez, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Jesús Ochoa, Dolores Heredia, Peter Gerety, Roberto Sosa ..
Directed by: Adrian Grünberg
Release date: 2012-03-15
15.

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
16.

The Bourne Legacy

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

New CIA operative Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Joan Allen, Donna Murphy, Albert Finney, Michael Chernus, Oscar Isaac ..
Directed by: Tony Gilroy
Release date: 2012-08-08
17.

Justice League: Doom

5.4
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.

Disconnect

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Disconnect interweaves multiple storylines about people searching for human connection in today’s wired world. Through poignant turns that are both harrowing and touching, the stories intersect with surprising twists that expose a shocking reality into our daily use of technology that mediates and defines our relationships and ultimately our lives.

Starring: Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Andrea Riseborough, Alexander Skarsgård, Max Thieriot, Jonah Bobo, Colin Ford ..
Directed by: Henry Alex Rubin
Release date: 2012-09-11
19.

Man on a Ledge

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever pulled.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Ed Harris, Edward Burns, Kyra Sedgwick, Anthony Mackie, William Sadler, Génesis Rodríguez, Afton Williamson ..
Directed by: Asger Leth
Release date: 2012-01-13
20.

Safe

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.

Starring: Jason Statham, Chris Sarandon, James Hong, Catherine Chan, Robert John Burke, Anson Mount, Reggie Lee, Joseph Sikora, Igor Jijikine, Elissa Middleton ..
Directed by: Boaz Yakin
Release date: 2012-04-16
21.

Taken 2

5.3
6.2/10 IMDB

In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Rade Šerbedžija, Luke Grimes, Jon Gries, Leland Orser, D.B. Sweeney, Kevork Malikyan, Alain Figlarz ..
Directed by: Olivier Megaton
Release date: 2012-09-27
22.

Savages

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.

Starring: Blake Lively, Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Benicio del Toro, Salma Hayek, John Travolta, Demián Bichir, Emile Hirsch, Mía Maestro, Diego Cataño ..
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release date: 2012-07-06
23.

Premium Rush

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Jamie Chung, Wolé Parks, Aasif Mandvi, Christopher Place, Tet Wada, Aaron Tveit, Lauren Ashley Carter ..
Directed by: David Koepp
Release date: 2012-08-24
24.

The Raven

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.

Starring: John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Kevin McNally, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jimmy Yuill, Pam Ferris, Brendan Coyle, Dave Legeno ..
Directed by: James McTeigue
Release date: 2012-03-09
25.

Contraband

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago—smuggling—to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Giovanni Ribisi, J.K. Simmons, William Lucking, Diego Luna, Caleb Landry Jones, Robert Wahlberg, Lukas Haas ..
Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur
Release date: 2012-01-12
26.

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
27.

The Woman in Black

5.1
6.4/10 IMDB

The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease growing when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed only in black. Receiving only silence from the locals, Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true identity.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, Liz White, Roger Allam, Tim McMullan, Jessica Raine, Daniel Cerqueira, Shaun Dooley, Mary Stockley ..
Directed by: James Watkins
Release date: 2012-02-03
28.

Killing Them Softly

5.0
6.2/10 IMDB

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

Starring: Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, Vincent Curatola, Sam Shepard, Slaine, Max Casella ..
Directed by: Andrew Dominik
Release date: 2012-07-30
29.

The Words

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his literary star continues to rise, Jansen is forced to confront the steep price that must be paid for stealing another man's work, and for placing ambition and success above life's most fundamental three words.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, J.K. Simmons, John Hannah, Zeljko Ivanek, Ben Barnes, Michael McKean ..
Directed by: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
Release date: 2012-09-07
30.

Battleship

5.0
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
31.

The Possession

4.9
5.9/10 IMDB

A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.

Starring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Natasha Calis, Madison Davenport, Kyra Sedgwick, Rob LaBelle, Nana Gbewonyo, Jim Thorburn, Matisyahu, Quinn Lord, Jay Brazeau ..
Directed by: Ole Bornedal
Release date: 2012-08-30
32.

V/H/S

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire one rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they had bargained for.

Starring: Calvin Lee Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard, Hannah Fierman, Mike Donlan, Joe Sykes, Drew Sawyer, Jas Sams, Joe Swanberg, Sophia Takal ..
Directed by: Radio Silence, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, Chad Villella, Ti West, Adam Wingard
Release date: 2012-07-28
33.

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
34.

The Iceman

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.

Starring: Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Ray Liotta, Chris Evans, David Schwimmer, James Franco, Stephen Dorff, Robert Davi, John Ventimiglia, Danny A. Abeckaser ..
Directed by: Ariel Vromen
Release date: 2012-09-01
35.

Arbitrage

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.

Starring: Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Tim Roth, Brit Marling, Monica Raymund, Nate Parker, Bruce Altman, Laetitia Casta, Chris Eigeman, Larry Pine ..
Directed by: Nicholas Jarecki
Release date: 2012-09-14
36.

Act of Valor

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.

Starring: Roselyn Sánchez, Emilio Rivera, Nestor Serrano, Gonzalo Menendez, Alexander Asefa, Jeffrey Barnachea, Kenny Calderon, Raul Canizales II, Drea Castro, Sam Cespedes ..
Directed by: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh
Release date: 2012-02-24
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37.

The Punisher: Dirty Laundry

4.7
8.0/10 IMDB

In a bad neighborhood, on his way to a laundromat to do his laundry, Frank Castle witnesses a ruthless street gang harassing several people.

Starring: Thomas Jane, Ron Perlman, Sammi Rotibi, Karlin Walker, Jack Goldenberg, Shannon Collis, Brandee Steger, Stephanie Matson ..
Directed by: Phil Joanou
Release date: 2012-07-16
38.

Byzantium

4.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret—they were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequences.

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Sam Riley, Caleb Landry Jones, Daniel Mays, Warren Brown, Thure Lindhardt, David Heap, Glenn Doherty, Uri Gavriel ..
Directed by: Neil Jordan
Release date: 2012-09-09
39.

Compliance

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

On a particularly busy day at a suburban Ohio fast food restaurant, manager Sandra receives a phone call from a police officer saying that an employee has stolen money from a customer.

Starring: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy, Philip Ettinger, James McCaffrey, Ashlie Atkinson, Bill Camp, Nikiya Mathis, Ralph Rodriguez, Stephen Payne ..
Directed by: Craig Zobel
Release date: 2012-08-23
40.

Chained

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

A serial killer kidnaps a young boy after murdering his mother, then raises him to be his accomplice. After years in captivity, the boy must choose between escaping or following in his captor's bloody footprints.

Starring: Vincent D'Onofrio, Eamon Farren, Julia Ormond, Gina Philips, Evan Bird, Conor Leslie, Jake Weber, Daniel Maslany, Michael Maslany, Alexander Doerksen ..
Directed by: Jennifer Chambers Lynch
Release date: 2012-10-02
41.

Safe House

4.7
6.7/10 IMDB

A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead.

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Joel Kinnaman, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, Nora Arnezeder, Liam Cunningham, Fares Fares, Jenna Dover ..
Directed by: Daniel Espinosa
Release date: 2012-02-09
42.

House at the End of the Street

4.7
5.5/10 IMDB

A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over.

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Max Thieriot, Elisabeth Shue, Gil Bellows, Nolan Gerard Funk, Eva Link, Allie MacDonald, Jordan Hayes, Krista Bridges, James Thomas ..
Directed by: Mark Tonderai
Release date: 2012-09-21
43.

The Company You Keep

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who discovers his identity.

Starring: Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Chris Cooper, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick ..
Directed by: Robert Redford
Release date: 2012-09-06
44.

Extracted

4.6
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
45.

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
46.

The Collection

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the hospital by mercenaries hired by Elena's wealthy father. Arkin is blackmailed to team up with the mercenaries and track down The Collector's booby trapped warehouse and save Elena.

Starring: Josh Stewart, Christopher McDonald, Emma Fitzpatrick, Lee Tergesen, Erin Way, Navi Rawat, Johanna Braddy, Daniel Sharman, Andre Royo, Brandon Molale ..
Directed by: Marcus Dunstan
Release date: 2012-09-21
47.

Red Lights

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

Two investigators of paranormal hoaxes, the veteran Dr. Margaret Matheson and her young assistant, Tom Buckley, study the most varied metaphysical phenomena with the aim of proving their fraudulent origins. Simon Silver, a legendary blind psychic, reappears after an enigmatic absence of 30 years to become the greatest international challenge to both orthodox science and professional sceptics. Tom starts to develop an intense obsession with Silver, whose magnetism becomes stronger with each new manifestation of inexplicable events. As Tom gets closer to Silver, tension mounts, and his worldview is threatened to its core.

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen, Toby Jones, Joely Richardson, Karen David, Craig Roberts, Burn Gorman, Gina Bramhill ..
Directed by: Rodrigo Cortés
Release date: 2012-03-02
48.

Deadfall

4.5
6.2/10 IMDB

A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.

Starring: Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, Charlie Hunnam, Patrick Kerton, Kris Kristofferson, Sissy Spacek, Treat Williams, Jason Cavalier, Allison Graham, Kate Mara ..
Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky
Release date: 2012-11-08
49.

The Brass Teapot

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

Starring: Juno Temple, Michael Angarano, Alexis Bledel, Billy Magnussen, Alia Shawkat, Bobby Moynihan, Steve Park, Ben Rappaport, Lucy Walters, Jack McBrayer ..
Directed by: Ramaa Mosley
Release date: 2012-09-08
50.

Gone

4.5
5.9/10 IMDB

Jill Conway is trying to rebuild her life after surviving a terrifying kidnapping attempt. Though she is having a difficult time, she takes small steps toward normalcy by starting a new job and inviting her sister, Molly, to move in with her. Returning home from work one morning, Jill discovers that Molly has vanished, and she is certain that the same man who previously abducted her has returned for revenge.

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Daniel Sunjata, Jennifer Carpenter, Sebastian Stan, Wes Bentley, Emily Wickersham, Nick Searcy, Socratis Otto, Joel David Moore, Katherine Moennig ..
Directed by: Heitor Dhalia
Release date: 2012-02-23

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