Best Thriller Movies of 2012

1.

Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia

5.7
9.5/10 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
2.

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
3.

Lockout

4.9
6.1/10 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
4.

Get the Gringo

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A career criminal (Gibson) 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 Grunberg
Release date: 2012-03-15
5.

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
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6.

Silent Hill 3: The Movie

4.2
8.7/10 IMDB

Heather is a teenage girl who is suddenly thrust into a strange alternate reality filled with demonic imagery and twisted monsters. She quickly comes to find that the events unfolding around her have something to do with her past.

Release date: 2012-07-13
7.

Would You Rather

4.1
5.7/10 IMDB

Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather", hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.

Starring: Brittany Snow, Jeffrey Combs, Jonny Coyne, Sasha Grey, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Enver Gjokaj, John Heard, Charlie Hofheimer, Eddie Steeples, June Squibb ..
Directed by: David Guy Levy
Release date: 2012-10-14
8.

Red Dawn

4.1
5.4/10 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: 2012-11-21
9.

The Lords of Salem

3.8
5.1/10 IMDB

The City of Salem, Massachusetts is visited by a coven of ancient witches.

Starring: Sheri Moon Zombie, Bruce Davison, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Judy Geeson, Meg Foster, Patricia Quinn, Ken Foree, Dee Wallace, María Conchita Alonso, Richard Fancy ..
Directed by: Rob Zombie
Release date: 2012-09-10
10.

Chernobyl Diaries

3.7
5.0/10 IMDB

A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide' who, ignoring warnings, takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but now a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years earlier. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, the group members find themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone.

Starring: Jesse McCartney, Jonathan Sadowski, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Alex Feldman, Devin Kelley, Nathan Phillips, Dimitri Diatchenko, Milutin Miloševi?, Miloš Timotijevi? ..
Directed by: Bradley Parker
Release date: 2012-05-24

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