The Top 250 Worst Movies of 2012

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1

Kony 2012

2012    Jason Russell    Not Rated

Documentary    Short Film    Social Issues

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The Apparition

2012    Todd Lincoln    Rated PG13

Horror    Supernatural Horror    Supernatural Thriller

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5

The Devil Inside

2012    William Brent Bell    Rated R

Found Footage Film    Horror    Religious Horror

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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7

Columbus Circle

2012    George Gallo    Rated PG13

Psychological Thriller    Thriller

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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9

The Cold Light of Day

2012    Mabrouk El Mechri    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Thriller

Down by 244 in the past 45 days 244

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10

Piranha 3DD

2012    John Gulager    Rated R

Black Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Up by 243 in the past 45 days 243

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12

2-Headed Shark Attack

2012    Christopher Ray    Not Rated

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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13

Branded

2012    Jamie Bradshaw, Aleksandr Dulerayn    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Dystopian Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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14

LOL

2012    Lisa Azuelos    Rated PG13

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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15

A Thousand Words

2012    Brian Robbins    Rated PG13

Comedy

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16

One for the Money

2012    Julie Anne Robinson    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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17

Bad Ass

2012    Craig Moss    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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18

Lay the Favorite

2012    Stephen Frears    Rated R

Comedy    Crime    Crime Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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19

The Babymakers

2012    Jay Chandrasekhar    Rated R

Comedy    Farce

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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20

Silent Hill: Revelation

2012    Michael J. Bassett    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film    Supernatural Horror

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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22

Chernobyl Diaries

2012    Bradley Parker    Rated R

Horror    Monster Film

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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23

ATM

2012    David Brooks    Rated R

Horror    Thriller

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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24

Fire with Fire

2012    David Barrett    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Thriller

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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25

That's My Boy

2012    Sean Anders    Rated R

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

Up by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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26

Battleship

2012    Peter Berg    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Disaster Film

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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27

Meeting Evil

2012    Chris Fisher    Rated R

Psychological Thriller    Thriller

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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28

The Raven

2012    James McTeigue    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Gothic Film

Up by 8 in the past 45 days 8

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29

What to Expect When You're Expecting

2012    Kirk Jones    Rated PG13

Comedy    Ensemble Film    Romance

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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30

Wrath of the Titans

2012    Jonathan Liebesman    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Costume Adventure

Up by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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31

Joyful Noise

2012    Todd Graff    Rated PG13

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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32

Hemingway & Gellhorn

2012    Philip Kaufman    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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33

Mirror Mirror

2012    Tarsem Singh    Rated PG

Comedy    Fairy Tales and Legends    Fantasy

Up by 13 in the past 45 days 13

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34

Won't Back Down

2012    Daniel Barnz    Rated PG

Drama    Message Movie

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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35

Rock of Ages

2012    Adam Shankman    Rated PG13

Drama    Musical    Musical Drama

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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37

Gone

2012    Heitor Dhalia    Rated PG13

Psychological Thriller    Thriller

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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38

Chris Hardwick Mandroid

2012    Ryan Polito    Not Rated

Comedy    Concert Film    Stand-up Comedy

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39

The Three Stooges

2012    Bobby & Peter Farrelly    Rated PG

Comedy    Slapstick

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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40

Playing for Keeps

2012    Gabriele Muccino    Rated PG13

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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Up by 98 in the past 45 days 98

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42

This Means War

2012    McG    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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43

Partysaurus Rex

2012    Mark A. Walsh    Rated G

Animation    Short Film

Up by 25 in the past 45 days 25

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44

Madea's Witness Protection

2012    Tyler Perry    Rated PG13

Comedy    Urban Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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45

Alex Cross

2012    Rob Cohen    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Police Detective Film

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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46

The Possession

2012    Ole Bornedal    Rated PG13

Haunted House Film    Horror    Supernatural Horror

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47

The Guilt Trip

2012    Anne Fletcher    Rated PG13

Comedy    Road Movie

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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49

Mansome

2012    Morgan Spurlock    Rated PG13

Culture and Society    Documentary    Sociology

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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50

Nitro Circus: The Movie

2012    Gregg Godfrey, Jeremy Rawle    Rated PG13

Action    Comedy    Documentary

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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52

Step Up Revolution

2012    Scott Speer    Rated PG13

Dance Film    Drama    Romance

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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53

Iron Sky

2012    Timo Vuorensola    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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54

Bait

2012    Kimble Rendall    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Horror

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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55

Nobody Walks

2012    Ry Russo-Young    Rated R

Drama    Family Drama    Psychological Drama

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56

Dark Shadows

2012    Tim Burton    Rated PG13

Based-on-Television    Black Comedy    Costume Horror

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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57

The Dictator

2012    Larry Charles    Rated R

Comedy    Political Satire    Road Movie

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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58

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

2012    Peter Hedges    Rated PG

Comedy Drama    Drama    Fantasy

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Up by 11 in the past 45 days 11

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61

The Longest Daycare

2012    David Silverman    Rated PG

Animation    Based-on-Television    Short Film

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63

Vamps

2012    Amy Heckerling    Rated PG13

Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

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64

Red Hook Summer

2012    Spike Lee    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Held position in the past 45 days 0

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66

The Pact

2012    Nicholas McCarthy    Rated R

Ghost Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

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67

The Tall Man

2012    Pascal Laugier    Rated R

Mystery    Psychological Thriller    Thriller

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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68

Stolen

2012    Simon West    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Thriller

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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70

Katy Perry: Part of Me

2012    Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz    Rated PG

Biography    Documentary    Music

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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71

Red Dawn

2012    Dan Bradley    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Thriller

Up by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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72

Casa de mi Padre

2012    Matt Piedmont    Rated R

Comedy

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73

Jesus Henry Christ

2012    Dennis Lee    Rated PG13

Comedy

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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74

Hyde Park on Hudson

2012    Roger Michell    Rated R

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Costume Romance

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75

The Brass Teapot

2012    Ramaa Mosley    Rated R

Black Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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76

Marvel One-Shot: Item 47

2012    Louis D'Esposito    Not Rated

Action    Based-on-Comics    Crime

Up by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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77

The Lucky One

2012    Scott Hicks    Rated PG13

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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78

Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos

2012    Raman Hui    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Animation

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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79

Black Rock

2012    Katie Aselton    Rated R

Psychological Thriller    Thriller

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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80

The Man with the Iron Fists

2012    RZA    Rated R

Action    Fantasy    Martial Arts

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81

Snow White and the Huntsman

2012    Rupert Sanders    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Costume Adventure

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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82

Red Tails

2012    Anthony Hemingway    Rated PG13

Adventure    Docudrama    Drama

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83

Wanderlust

2012    David Wain    Rated R

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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84

The Watch

2012    Akiva Schaffer    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Comedy    Science Fiction

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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86

Project X

2012    Nima Nourizadeh    Rated R

Comedy    Found Footage Film    Teen Movie

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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87

Big Miracle

2012    Ken Kwapis    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Based-on-a-True-Story

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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88

Taken 2

2012    Olivier Megaton    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Thriller

Down by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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89

Deadpool: A Typical Tuesday

2012    Keith Brooks    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Based-on-Comics

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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90

Truth or Dare

2012    Robert Heath    Not Rated

Horror

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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91

Fresh Guacamole

2012    PES    Not Rated

Animation    Short Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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92

Red Lights

2012    Rodrigo Cortés    Rated R

Supernatural Thriller    Thriller

Up by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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93

The Devil's Carnival

2012    Darren Lynn Bousman    Not Rated

Horror    Musical

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94

Act of Valor

2012    Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Thriller

Up by 8 in the past 45 days 8

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95

Think Like a Man

2012    Tim Story    Rated PG13

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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96

Jim Gaffigan: Mr. Universe

2012    Jim Gaffigan    Not Rated

Comedy    Concert Film    Made-for-Television

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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97

The Words

2012    Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal    Rated PG13

Drama    Psychological Drama    Psychological Thriller

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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98

Craigslist Joe

2012    Joseph Garner    Not Rated

Culture and Society    Documentary    Sociology

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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99

Parental Guidance

2012    Andy Fickman    Rated PG

Comedy    Domestic Comedy

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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100

Being Flynn

2012    Paul Weitz    Rated R

Drama    Family Drama

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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102

Passion

2012    Brian De Palma    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Erotic Thriller

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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103

The Samaritan

2012    David Weaver    Not Rated

Con Artist / Hustler    Crime    Crime Thriller

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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104

Lockout

2012    James Mather, Stephen St. Leger    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Escape Film

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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Down by 34 in the past 45 days 34

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106

The Paperboy

2012    Lee Daniels    Rated R

Courtroom Drama    Drama    Period Film

Up by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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107

Keep the Lights On

2012    Ira Sachs    Not Rated

Drama    Gay and Lesbian Film    Romance

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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108

The Company You Keep

2012    Robert Redford    Rated R

Ensemble Film    Political Thriller    Thriller

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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109

Grave Encounters 2

2012    John Poliquin    Not Rated

Found Footage Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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110

Hope Springs

2012    David Frankel    Rated PG13

Comedy Drama    Domestic Comedy    Drama

Up by 19 in the past 45 days 19

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111

Crossfire Hurricane

2012    Brett Morgan    Rated R

Documentary    Music

Down by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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112

Brake

2012    Gabe Torres    Rated R

Psychological Thriller    Thriller

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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113

The Girl

2012    Julian Jarrold    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Docudrama

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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114

Head Over Heels

2012    Timothy Reckart    Not Rated

Animation    Short Film

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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115

Aftershock

2012    Nicolás López    Rated R

Disaster Film    Horror    Psychological Thriller

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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116

Girl Most Likely

2012    Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini    Rated PG13

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

Up by 7 in the past 45 days 7

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Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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118

Silent Night

2012    Steven C. Miller    Rated R

Holiday Film    Horror    Slasher Film

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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119

Would You Rather

2012    David Guy Levy    Not Rated

Horror    Sadistic Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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120

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

2012    David Bowers    Rated PG

Comedy    Family    Family-Oriented Comedy

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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121

Man on a Ledge

2012    Asger Leth    Rated PG13

Caper    Crime    Crime Thriller

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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122

Frankie Go Boom

2012    Jordan Roberts    Not Rated

Absurd Comedy    Comedy

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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123

The Vow

2012    Michael Sucsy    Rated PG13

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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124

Lola Versus

2012    Daryl Wein    Rated R

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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125

The Campaign

2012    Jay Roach    Rated R

Comedy    Farce    Political Satire

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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126

Broke

2012    Billy Corben    Not Rated

Culture and Society    Documentary    Made-for-Television

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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Up by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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128

Cosmopolis

2012    David Cronenberg    Rated R

Drama    Message Movie    Psychological Drama

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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129

Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special

2012    Seth Green    Not Rated

Animation    Based-on-Comics    Comedy

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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131

Bullet to the Head

2012    Walter Hill    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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132

On the Road

2012    Walter Salles    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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133

Hotel Transylvania

2012    Genndy Tartakovsky    Rated PG

Animation    Comedy    Family

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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134

Contraband

2012    Baltasar Kormákur    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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135

Upside Down

2012    Juan Diego Solanas    Not Rated

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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136

Total Recall

2012    Len Wiseman    Rated PG13

Action    Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Dystopian Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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138

Dirty Laundry

2012    Phil Joanou    Not Rated

Action    Based-on-Comics    Crime

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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139

Resident Evil: Damnation

2012    Makoto Kamiya    Rated R

Action    Animation    Horror

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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140

Bachelorette

2012    Leslye Headland    Rated R

Comedy    Farce

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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141

To Rome with Love

2012    Woody Allen    Rated R

Comedy    Ensemble Film    Romance

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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142

[REC]³ Génesis

2012    Paco Plaza    Rated R

Foreign Language Film    Found Footage Film    Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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143

Savages

2012    Oliver Stone    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Thriller

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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144

Fun Size

2012    Josh Schwartz    Rated PG13

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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145

Citadel

2012    Ciaran Foy    Not Rated

Horror    Thriller

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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146

The Woman in Black

2012    James Watkins    Rated PG13

Costume Horror    Ghost Film    Gothic Film

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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147

9.79*

2012    Daniel Gordon    Not Rated

Documentary    Made-for-Television    Sports and Recreation

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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148

For a Good Time, Call...

2012    Jamie Travis    Rated R

Buddy Film    Comedy    Sex Comedy

Up by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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149

The Lords of Salem

2012    Rob Zombie    Rated R

Horror    Psychological Horror    Supernatural Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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150

Safe

2012    Boaz Yakin    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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151

Beyond the Hills

2012    Cristian Mungiu    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Gay and Lesbian Film

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Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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153

The Five-Year Engagement

2012    Nicholas Stoller    Rated R

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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154

Cockneys vs Zombies

2012    Matthias Hoene    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Black Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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155

Superman vs. The Elite

2012    Michael Chang    Rated PG13

Action    Animation    Based-on-Comics

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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156

Ginger & Rosa

2012    Sally Potter    Not Rated

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Period Film

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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159

Safe House

2012    Daniel Espinosa    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Thriller

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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160

Here Comes the Boom

2012    Frank Coraci    Rated PG

Comedy    Sports Comedy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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161

Excision

2012    Richard Bates Jr.    Not Rated

Black Comedy    Horror    Horror Comedy

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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162

Bad 25

2012    Spike Lee    Not Rated

Documentary    Music

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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Held position in the past 45 days 0

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165

No One Lives

2012    Ryûhei Kitamura    Rated R

Crime    Crime Thriller    Horror

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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166

John Carter

2012    Andrew Stanton    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Science Fiction

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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