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Complete List of All 2012 Movies in Theaters

Wild About Movies provides you the most up-to-date 2012 Movies information online. Our list of movies in theaters in 2012 is even more accurate than the IMDB database. Click on any of the 2012 movie posters images for complete information about all 2012 movies in theaters, including trailers. We provide the complete list of 2012 movie releases by week of release.

2012's #1 film - The Avengers - $623 MIL

January 6, 2012

The Devil Inside

January 13, 2012

Beauty And The Beast Contraband Joyful Noise The Divide

January 20, 2012

Carol Channing Larger Than Life Haywire Red Tails Underworld 4: Awakening

January 27, 2012

Man On A Ledge One For The Money The Grey (2012)

February 3, 2012

Big Miracle Chronicle The Innkeepers W.E. Woman In Black

February 10, 2012

In Darkness Journey 2 : The Mysterious Island Safe House The Vow

February 17, 2012

Bullhead Ghost Rider 2 - Spirit of Vengeance On The Ice The Secret World Of Arrietty Thin Ice This Means War Undefeated

February 24, 2012

Act Of Valor Gone Good Deeds Wanderlust

March 2, 2012

Being Flynn Project X The Lorax Tim And Erics Billion Dollar Movie

March 9, 2012

A Thousand Words Footnote Friends With Kids Noise Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Silent House

March 16, 2012

21 Jump Street House Of My Father Jeff Who Lives At Home Seeking Justice

March 23, 2012

Musical Chairs October Baby The Deep Blue Sea The Hunger Games The Raid Redemption

March 30, 2012

Bully Dark Tide Goon I Kissed A Vampire Intruders Mirror Mirror Wrath Of The Titans

April 4, 2012


April 6, 2012

American Pie Reunion Damsels In Distress The Hunter We_Have_A_Pope

April 13, 2012

Bad Ass Blue Like Jazz Detention Lockout Monsieur Lazhar The Cabin In The Woods The Lady The Three Stooges (2012) Woman Thou Art Loosed On 7th Day

April 20, 2012

Chimpanzee Darling Companion Marley The Lucky One Think Like A Man To The Arctic Walt Disney's Chimpanzee

April 27, 2012

Bernie Pirates Band Of Misfits Safe The Five Year Engagement The Pirates The Raven The Sound Of My Voice Whore

May 4, 2012

A Little Bit Of Heaven The Avengers

May 11, 2012

Dark Shadows

May 16, 2012

The Dictator

May 18, 2012

Battleship Hysteria What To Expect When You're Expecting

May 25, 2012

Men In Black 3 (MiB3) Moonrise Kingdom

June 1, 2012

Piranha 3 DD (2012) Snow White And The Huntsman Water

June 8, 2012

Bel Ami Dark Horse Madagascar 3 Prometheus (2012)

June 15, 2012

Rock Of Ages That's My Boy

June 22, 2012

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Brave Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World (2012) To Rome With Love

June 27, 2012

Beasts Of The Southern Wild Wrong Cops

June 29, 2012

Madeas Witness Protection magic_mike people_like_us Ted

July 3, 2012

The Amazing Spiderman

July 5, 2012

Katy Perry Movie

July 6, 2012


July 13, 2012

Ice Age 4

July 20, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises

July 25, 2012

Ruby Sparks

July 27, 2012

Killer Joe (2012) Neighborhood Watch (2012) step_up_revolution

August 3, 2012

Celeste And Jesse Forever Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Total Recall Remake

August 8, 2012

Hope Springs

August 10, 2012

Red Hook Summer The Bourne Legacy The Campaign

August 15, 2012

Cosmopolis (2012) Odd Life Of Timothy Green

August 17, 2012

Chicken With Plums Expendables 2 Obamas America Paranorman (2012) sparkle

August 22, 2012

Hit And Run

August 24, 2012

premium_rush Robot And Frank Samsara Somewhere The Apparition Thunderstruck

August 29, 2012

Oogieloves Big Balloon Adventure

August 31, 2012

For A Good Time Call Lawless Now Is Good Possession

September 7, 2012

Bachelorette Inbetweeners Keep The Lights On raiders-of-the-lost-ark-20121 The Cold Light Of Day (2012) The Words

September 14, 2012

Resident Eviil 5 The Master

September 21, 2012

about_cherry Dredd (2012) End Of Watch House At The End Of The Street How To Survive A Plague Perks Of Being A Wallflower Trouble With The Curve

September 28, 2012

hotel_transylvania Looper Solomon Kane The Hole Won't Back Down

October 1, 2012

Secret Of The Wings

October 5, 2012

Frankenweenie (2012) Paperboy Pitch Perfect Sinister Taken 2 Trade

October 12, 2012

321 Frankie Go Boom argo Here Comes The Boom Seven Psychopaths

October 19, 2012

Alex Cross Paranormal Activity 4

October 26, 2012

Chasing Mavericks Cloud Atlas Fun Size Silent Hill 2

November 2, 2012

A Late Quartet Flight Man With The Iron Fists Vamps Wreck It Ralph

November 9, 2012

anna_karenina Lincoln skyfall

November 15, 2012

To Kill A Mockingbird

November 16, 2012


November 21, 2012

Life Of Pi Red Dawn (2012) Rise Of The Guardians Silver Linings Playbook

November 23, 2012

Central Park Five Hitchcock Rust And Bone

November 30, 2012

Addicted To Fame Killing Them Softly Silent Night (2012) The Collector

December 7, 2012

Delhi Safari Dino Time Hyde Park On Hudson Playing For Keeps

December 14, 2012

Stand Up Guys The Hobbit Part 1 (2012)

December 19, 2012

Amour Monsters Inc. The Guilt Trip Zero Dark Thirty

December 21, 2012

Cirque Du Soleil Worlds Away Jack Reacher Not Fade Away On The Road The Impossible This Is 40

December 25, 2012

django_unchained Les Miserables (2012) Parental Guidance West Of Memphis

December 28, 2012

Luv Promised Land Quartet

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Number of movies in 2012 in the Top 100 at box office based on a ‘popular’ novel (not all of the movies box office hits): The Hunger Games, Breaking Dawn, The Hobbit, Life Of Pi, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Lorax, Snow White And The Huntsman, Mirror Mirror, Lincoln, Think Like A Man, The Lucky One, Jack Reacher. Alex Cross, Cloud Atlas, Silver Linings Playbook, Lawless, Savages, One For The Money, Cosmopolis

Number of movies based on a ‘popular’ comic book: Dark Knight Rises, Amazing Spiderman, The Avengers, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

Number of movies based on a TV show: 21 Jump Street, Dark Shadows, The Three Stooges

Best blockbuster of 2012: The Amazing Spiderman

Best mainstream movie of 2012: Argo

Best art house movie of 2012: Amour

Best animated movie of 2012: Wreck It Ralph

Best remake of 2012: Les Miserables

Best foreign film of 2012: Amour

Best documentary of 2012: How To Survive A Plague

Best performance by an actor in 2012 movie: Daniel Day Lewis, Lincoln

Best peformance by an actress in a 2012 movie: Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

Best performance by a supporting actress in a 2012 movie: Maggie Smith, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Best performace by a supporting actor in a 2012 movie: Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Best director of a 2012 movie: Tom Hooper, Les Miserables

Most overrated movie of 2012: (tie) Zero Dark Thirty, The Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Most underrtated movie of 2012: Bernie

Biggest embarrassment by an A-list star: The Guilt Trip, Barbra Streisand

Best movie studio publicist 2012: Stu Gottesman, Summit Entertainment
Best non movie studio movie publicist of 2012: Melody Korenbrot

Most popular actor at 2012 movie box office: Channing Tatum (The Vow, Magic Mike, 21 Jump Street). The only actor to headline three $100+ million movies in 2012.

Actors who have had their day, and will fade into the night, now that the Twilight series is over: Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

+Movies that are released on Video-On-Demand the same day or anytime before they are released in theaters, without an Oscar qualifying theatrical run, are not theatrical releases, (and never able to be considered for Oscar consideration), and are not featured on this page or on our website. Additionally, movies that do not have the capability of earning a minimum of $250,000 at the U.S. movie box office are not featured on Wild About Movies.

The Great Gatsby remake, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was originally penciled in for a Christmas 2012 release. It was moved back to a May 2013 release date.