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2012 Films Ranked



Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson)


Holy Motors (Carax)
Amour (Haneke)
Life of Pi (Lee)
The Imposter (Layton)


Django Unchained (Tarantino)
Bernie (Linklater)
The Deep Blue Sea (Davies)
Ted (MacFarlane)
Frankenweenie (Burton)
Silver Linings Playbook (Russell)
Barbara (Petzold)


Goodbye First Love (Hansen-Løve)
Gerhard Richter Painting (Belz)
Get the Gringo (Grunberg)
The Loneliest Planet (Loktev)
Zero Dark Thirty (Bigelow)
Rust and Bone (Audiard)
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (Klayman)
Detention (Kahn)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Jackson)
The Queen of Versailles (Greenfield)
The Sessions (Lewin)
Sister (Meier)
Indie Game: The Movie (Pajot and Swirsky)


Whores' Glory (Glawogger)
Polisse (Maïwenn)
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (Akers and Dupre)
Brave (Andrews and Chapman)
We Have a Pope (Moretti)
The Master (Anderson)
The Raid: Redemption (Evans)
End of Watch (Ayer)
Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (Miike)
On the Road (Salles)
Marley (Macdonald)
Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (Bernstein)


Patience (After Sebald) (Gee)
Lincoln (Spielberg)
Only the Young (Mims and Tippet)
The Forgiveness of Blood (Marston)
The Dictator (Charles)
The Invisible War (Dick)
God Bless America (Goldthwait)
The Grey (Carnahan)
Skyfall (Mendes)
The Avengers (Whedon)
How to Survive a Plague (France)
Arbitrage (Jarecki)
Argo (Affleck)
Cloud Atlas (Tykwer and the Wachowskis)
No (Larraín)
The Cabin in the Woods (Goddard)
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Ceylan)
Elena (Zvyagintsev)
Premium Rush (Koepp)
This Means War (McG)
The Three Stooges (The Farrelly Brothers)
ParaNorman (Butler and Fell)
Searching for Sugar Man (Bendjelloul)
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (Gelb)
Damsels in Distress (Stillman)
Prometheus (Scott)
Compliance (Zobel)
Killer Joe (Friedkin)
John Carter (Stanton)
The Fairy (Abel, Gordon and Romy)


The Hunger Games (Ross)
Les Misérables (Hooper)
Chronicle (Trank)
The Dark Knight Rises (Nolan)
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (Scafaria)
The Comedy (Alverson)
Keep the Lights On (Sachs)
Flight (Zemeckis)
The Man With the Iron Fists (RZA)
Snow White and the Huntsman (Sanders)
Miss Bala (Naranjo)
Being Flynn (Weitz)
Safe House (Espinosa)
Looper (Johnson)
Beyond the Black Rainbow (Cosmatos)
A Burning Hot Summer (Garrel)
Dredd (Travis)
Starlet (Baker)
Hyde Park on Hudson (Michell)
Men in Black 3 (Sonnenfeld)
Ruby Sparks (Dayton and Faris)
The Woman in Black (Watkins)
Gone (Dhalia)
Shut Up and Play the Hits (Lovelace and Southern)
One for the Money (Robinson)
To Rome With Love (Allen)
Not Fade Away (Chase)
Keyhole (Maddin)


Neighbouring Sounds (Filho)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Zeitlin)
21 Jump Street (Lord and Miller)
Goon (Dowse)
Killing Them Softly (Dominik)
Jeff, Who Lives at Home (the Duplass Brothers)
Pariah (Rees)
Oslo, August 31st (Trier)
The Campaign (Roach)
2 Days in New York (Delpy)
Project X (Nourizadeh)
Cosmopolis (Cronenberg)
Hitchcock (Gervasi)
Trouble With the Curve (Lorenz)
Monsieur Lazhar (Falardeau)
Sleepwalk With Me (Birbiglia and Barrish)
The Bourne Legacy (Gilroy)
The Amazing Spider-Man (Webb)
This Is 40 (Apatow)
Elles (Szumowska)
Take This Waltz (Polley)
Unforgivable (Téchiné)
Of Dolls and Murder (Marks)
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (Freidrichs)


Haywire (Soderbergh)
Man on a Ledge (Leth)
Wanderlust (Wain)
Detachment (Kaye)
Anna Karenina (Wright)
The Salt of Life (Di Gregorio)
Norwegian Wood (Hung)
Tabu (Gomes)
The Day He Arrives (Hong)
Savages (Stone)
In Another Country (Hong)
Seven Psychopaths (McDonagh)
Casa de mi Padre (Piedmont)
Life Without Principle (To)
The Lorax (Renaud and Balda)
Wreck-It Ralph (Moore)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Chbosky)
Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (Heidecker and Wareheim)
Bel Ami (Donnellan and Ormerod)
Mansome (Spurlock)
Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film (Chodorov)
Alps (Lanthimos)
Berberian Sound Studio (Strickland)
Four (Sanchez)
Dark Shadows (Burton)
Ice Age: Continental Drift (Martino and Thurmeier)


The Raven (McTeigue)
Magic Mike (Soderbergh)
Lay the Favorite (Frears)
Rock of Ages (Shankman)
Marfa Girl (Clark)
Red Hook Summer (Lee)
The Paperboy (Daniels)
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (Hyams)
Silent House (Kentis and Lau)


For Ellen (Kim)
Dark Horse (Solondz)

Goddamn It, Iran

This Is Not a Film (Mirtahmasb and Panahi)

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