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on 4 Jan 2012 10:10

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2012 Movies I've Seen: Best to Worst

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The Top 10 of 2012

People who added this item 2900  Average listal rating (1783 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
1. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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People who added this item 1240  Average listal rating (853 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
2. 21 Jump Street (2012)

Easily the funniest movie of 2012. Tatum and Hill have great chemistry, and for the most part, all the jokes work pretty darn well. The plot treads into cliche land a bit, but as long as those two are helming the lead roles, and performing that well, I'm perfectly fine with a sequel, and with re-watching this one a few more times.
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People who added this item 790  Average listal rating (514 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
3. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
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People who added this item 1472  Average listal rating (1008 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
4. Ted (2012)
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People who added this item 514  Average listal rating (334 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.7 
5. End of Watch (2012)
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People who added this item 1394  Average listal rating (938 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.8 
6. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
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People who added this item 545  Average listal rating (400 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
7. Jack Reacher (2012)
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People who added this item 284  Average listal rating (199 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 5.8 
8. V/H/S (2012)
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People who added this item 858  Average listal rating (570 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.2 
9. Seven Psychopaths (2012)
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People who added this item 342  Average listal rating (200 ratings) 5.1  IMDB Rating 5.6 
10. Wanderlust (2012)

If we're being honest, I find 'Wanderlust' to be vastly underrated. Paul Rudd is very good here, even if the rest of the cast is more or less just 'There'. I laughed a good chunk of times, and felt like a lot of the humor could relate back to me very easily. Its my type of flick, so not everyone will like it. But a 5.6 at IMDb is a shocker, as well as a low 5 here at Listal. To each their own I suppose......
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People who added this item 473  Average listal rating (327 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 6.7 
11. Killer Joe (2011)
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People who added this item 1494  Average listal rating (996 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.5 
12. Looper (2012)
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People who added this item 271  Average listal rating (187 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
13. Get the Gringo (2012)

Mel Gibson is BACK, with a vengeance. Just when you thought he'd grown out of these roles, here he is kickin' ass and taking names in a tough Mexican prison. Its not perfect, but it doesn't need to be when its this fun to watch. Well done to all involved!
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People who added this item 654  Average listal rating (450 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.3 
14. Flight (2012)
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People who added this item 777  Average listal rating (524 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.8 
15. The Grey (2011)
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People who added this item 146  Average listal rating (85 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.6 
16. The Snowtown Murders (2011)
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People who added this item 566  Average listal rating (372 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.8 
17. Safe House (2012)
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People who added this item 265  Average listal rating (181 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.8 
18. Bernie (2011)
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People who added this item 180  Average listal rating (100 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 6.7 
19. Your Sister's Sister (2011)
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People who added this item 927  Average listal rating (624 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.1 
20. Chronicle (2012)

Very rarely do found footage films work this effectively. I actually started to care for most of the characters, and for the most part, they were built up pretty well. Of course, some suspension of disbelief is required, but, as a whole, 'Chronicle' is a thoroughly enjoyable ride.
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People who added this item 543  Average listal rating (306 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.5 
21. Savages (2012)
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People who added this item 653  Average listal rating (368 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
22. The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
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People who added this item 744  Average listal rating (401 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
23. The Bourne Legacy (2012)
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People who added this item 2858  Average listal rating (1868 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
24. The Avengers (2012)
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People who added this item 441  Average listal rating (283 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.2 
25. The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
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People who added this item 145  Average listal rating (84 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.1 
26. Hit and Run (2012)
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People who added this item 985  Average listal rating (626 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.7 
27. The Expendables 2 (2012)
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People who added this item 679  Average listal rating (417 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.3 
28. Lawless (2012)
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People who added this item 202  Average listal rating (114 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.3 
29. Deadfall (2012)
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People who added this item 369  Average listal rating (236 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.5 
30. Safe (2012)
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People who added this item 541  Average listal rating (328 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.2 
31. Killing Them Softly (2012)
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People who added this item 114  Average listal rating (65 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.1 
32. 10 Years (2011)
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People who added this item 646  Average listal rating (426 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.4 
33. This Means War (2012)
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People who added this item 21  Average listal rating (18 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 5.9 
34. The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
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People who added this item 1337  Average listal rating (920 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
35. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
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People who added this item 35  Average listal rating (23 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.1 
36. Brake (2012)
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People who added this item 243  Average listal rating (118 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 5.7 
37. The Paperboy (2012)
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People who added this item 833  Average listal rating (514 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.1 
38. The Master (2012)
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People who added this item 392  Average listal rating (270 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
39. Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
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People who added this item 109  Average listal rating (72 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.3 
40. Cleanskin (2012)
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People who added this item 2365  Average listal rating (1584 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.3 
41. The Hunger Games (2012)
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People who added this item 49  Average listal rating (31 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.5 
42. It's a Disaster (2012)
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People who added this item 1369  Average listal rating (883 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
43. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)
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People who added this item 383  Average listal rating (259 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.2 
44. The Campaign (2012)
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People who added this item 20  Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.8 
45. Argo (2012)

People who added this item 1567  Average listal rating (1095 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
46. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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People who added this item 502  Average listal rating (328 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
47. Ruby Sparks (2012)
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People who added this item 568  Average listal rating (390 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.7 
48. Project X (2012)
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People who added this item 200  Average listal rating (124 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
49. Liberal Arts (2012)
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People who added this item 200  Average listal rating (106 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.6 
50. Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 8 months ago at Sep 9 1:49
21 Jump Street ranks that high, huh? Who knew? I honestly, thought that it was going to be horrible. I haven't watched it yet, but apparently, many are telling me, that it actually is a funny film.
Posted: 2 years, 8 months ago at Sep 9 20:40
Yeah man, honestly I didn't think it would be all that good either. Much to my surprise though, the chemistry between Hill and Tatum is spot-on, and even 85% of the jokes work pretty well. Not to mention the self recognition it has. It knows what it wants to be, and I think that is why it succeeds. My only problems were the occasional dirty jokes, that sometimes felt contrived, and weren't all that funny to boot.

Give it a shot, man, and thanks for the vote.

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