2012 Films: Ranked

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  4. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson, US) Adventure/Comedy
  5. Life of Pi (Ang Lee, US/Taiwan) Lifeboat Adventure
  6. Seven Psychopaths (Martin McDonagh, UK) Meta Crime/Comedy
  7. Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino, US) Slave Revenge
  8. Masquerade (Chang-min Choo, S. Korea) Imposter King
  9. Argo (Ben Affleck, US) History/Drama/Thriller
  10. Prometheus (Ridley Scott, US) Sci-fi
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  12. The Avengers (Joss Whedon, US) Superheroes
  13. Bones Brigade: An Autobiography (Stacy Peralta, US) Skateboarding Documentary
  14. Chronicle (Josh Trank, US) Super Powers
  15. Helpless (Young-Joo Byun, S. Korea) Mystery/Drama
  16. A Muse [Eungyo] (Ji-woo Jung, S. Korea) 2 writers 1 girl
  17. The Hunt (Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark) Drama
  18. This Is 40 (Judd Apatow, US) Comedy
  19. Kahaani (Sujoy Ghosh, India) Mystery/Drama
  20. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Jackson, US/NZ) Tolkien
  21. The Amazing Spider-Man (Marc Webb, US) Spider-Man
  22. The Dark Knight Rises (Christopher Nolan, US) Batman
  23. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, US) Cult Drama
  24. Lawless (John Hillcoat, US) Prohibition Drama
  25. Gangs of Wasseypur (Anurag Kashyap, India) Gangster Generations
  26. Amour (Michael Haneke, France) Love/Death
  27. A Company Man (Sang-yoon Lim, S. Korea) Assassin Quits
  28. John Carter (Andrew Stanton, US) Mars Adventure
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  30. An Introduction to Architecture (Yong-Joo Lee, S. Korea) Romance/Melodrama
  31. To Rome with Love (Woody Allen, US/Italy) Romance/Rome
  32. Total Recall (Len Wiseman, US) Sci-fi/Action
  33. Deranged (Jeong-woo Park, S. Korea) Killer Worms
  34. Looper (Rian Johnson, US) Time Travel and TKs
  35. Traffickers (Hong-seon Kim, S. Korea) Organ Trafficking
  36. All About My Wife (Kyu-Dong Min, S. Korea) Seduction/Divorce
  37. Safety Not Guaranteed (Colin Trevorrow, US) Time Travel Partners
  38. Anna Karenina (Joe Wright, UK) Period Drama
  39. Dredd (Pete Travis, UK/US) Sci-fi/Action
  40. Skyfall (Sam Mendes, UK/US) James Bond
  41. Flight (Robert Zemeckis, US) Alcoholic Airlines
  42. To the Wonder (Terrence Malick, US) Love...
  43. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (Alison Klayman, US/China) Documentary
  44. Perfect Number (Eun-jin Bang, S. Korea) Perfect Crime/Romance
  45. Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (Shakun Batra, India) Romance/Comedy
  46. The Hunger Games (Gary Ross, US) Battle Royale
  47. Ted (Seth MacFarlane, US) Crude Teddy Bear
  48. Men in Black 3 (Barry Sonnenfeld, US) Aliens and Time Travel
  49. The Thieves (Dong-Hoon Choi, S. Korea) Diamond Heist
  50. A Royal Affair (Nikolaj Arcel, Denmark) Period Drama/Politics
  51. The Grand Heist (Joo-ho Kim, S. Korea) Ice Heist
  52. The Bourne Legacy (Tony Gilroy, US) Action
  53. Robot & Frank (Jake Schreier, US) Robot Companion Heist
  54. A Chorus of Angels (Junji Sakamoto, Japan) Mystery/Drama
  55. The Tower (Ji-hoon Kim, S. Korea) Burning Skyscraper
  56. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Timur Bekmambetov, US) Vampire Biopic
  57. Nameless Gangster (Jong-bin Yun, S. Korea) Gangster Connections
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  59. Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell, US) Love Cures Mental Illness
  60. In Another Country (Sang-soo Hong, S. Korea) Woman on the Beach
  61. Les Misérables (Tom Hooper, US/UK) Musical
  62. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, US) Osama bin Laden dies
  63. The Taste of Money (Sang-soo Im, S. Korea) Rich People Problems
  64. Lockout (James Mather/Stephen St. Leger, Ireland/France) Space Prison
  65. The Concubine (Dae-seung Kim, S. Korea) Joseon Shakespeare
  66. Doomsday Book (Pil-Sung Yim/Jee-woon Kim, S. Korea) 3 Shorts
  67. Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (Hideaki Anno/Various, Japan) Anime
  68. Kon-Tiki (Joachim Rønning/Espen Sandberg, Norway) Biopic/Adventure
  69. Hitchcock (Sacha Gervasi, US) Drama/Biopic
  70. Chinese Zodiac (Jackie Chan, China/HK) Action/Adventure/Comedy
  71. Thermae Romae (Hideki Takeuchi, Japan) Bath House Time Travel
  72. 21 Jump Street (Phil Lord/Chris Miller, US) Undercover Cops
  73. Over My Dead Body (Seon-ho Wu, S. Korea) Corpse Heist/Comedy
  74. Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine, US) Spring Break Forever
  75. Love Is All You Need (Susanne Bier, Denmark) Romance
  76. Brave (Mark Andrews/Brenda Chapman/Steve Purcell, US) Independent Ginger
  77. Howling (Ha Yoo, S. Korea) Killer Wolfdog
  78. Resident Evil: Retribution (Paul W.S. Anderson, US) Zombie/Sci-fi
  79. Taken 2 (Olivier Megaton, France) Action
  80. Gambit (Michael Hoffman, US) Art Forgery Comedy
  81. The Suck Up Project (Seung-koo Jeong, S. Korea) Debt Comedy/Drama
  82. Miss Conspirator (Cheol-kwan Park, S. Korea) Gangster/Comedy
  83. Iron Sky (Timo Vuorensola, Finland/Germany) Space Nazis
  84. Pieta (Ki-duk Kim, S. Korea) Debts/Cripples/Pain
  85. Man on a Ledge (Asger Leth, US) Thriller/Crime
  86. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky, US) High School drama
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  88. Beyond Outrage (Takeshi Kitano, Japan) Yakuza
  89. Dancing Queen (Seok-hoon Lee, S. Korea) Dancing/Politics
  90. The Scent (Hyeong-Joon Kim, S. Korea) Murder Mystery/Adultery Detective
  91. Cosmopolis (David Cronenberg, Canada) Tragicomedy
  92. American Reunion (Jon Hurwitz/Hayden Schlossberg, US) Comedy
  93. The Lords of Salem (Rob Zombie, US) Pointless Witches
  94. Premium Rush (David Koepp, US) Bike Messenger Action
  95. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, France) Another Cosmopolis
  96. Erased (Philipp Stölzl, US/Belgium) Generic CIA Movie
  97. Gabi [Russian Coffee] (Youn-hyun Chang, S. Korea) Country and Coffee
  98. Mirror Mirror (Tarsem Singh, US) Fairy Tale
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  100. Alex Cross (Rob Cohen, US) Action
  101. The Expendables 2 (Simon West, US) Action Heroes
  102. Codename: Jackal (Hyeong-jun Bae, S. Korea) Hitman Song Ji-hyo
  103. Ghost Sweepers (Jeong-won Shin, S. Korea) Ghosts/Gold/Comedy
  104. Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (Tim Heidecker/Eric Wareheim, US) Random
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Author Comments: 

Another year, another set of movies to be ranked. This follows the same format. The higher up on the list, the better I think it is.

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