2012 Action Movies

Hunter Killer (2012)

Hunter Killer

    • Action

    An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.

    The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

    The Dark Knight Rises

    • 87%
    • PG-13
    • 164 min
    • Action

    The epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy. After eight years of struggling with his new status as a wanted vigilante, Batman must contend with newcomers Catwoman and the brutal and villainous Bane.

    Marvel's The Avengers (2012)

    Marvel's The Avengers

    • 92%
    • PG-13
    • 142 min
    • Superhero

    "Marvel's The Avengers"-the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. In 3D at select...

    Jack Reacher (2012)

    Jack Reacher

    • 62%
    • PG-13
    • 130 min
    • Action

    When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    • 64%
    • PG-13
    • 161 min
    • Adventure

    The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands. Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of guile and courage that surprise even him,...

    Skyfall (2012)

    Skyfall

    • 93%
    • PG-13
    • 143 min
    • Action

    In Skyfall, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

    Looper (2012)

    Looper

    • 93%
    • R
    • 118 min
    • Action

    In the year 2042, a man working for a group of killers called "Loopers" (they work for the mob and kill people who are sent blindfolded back in time from the year 2072 by their bosses) recognizes a victim as himself. He hesitates resulting in the escape of his older self.

    Total Recall (2012)

    Total Recall

    • 30%
    • PG-13
    • 121 min
    • Action

    Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police - controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen, the leader of the free world - Quaid teams up with a rebel fighter to find the head of the underground...

    Dredd 3D (2012)

    Dredd 3D

    • 78%
    • R
    • 96 min
    • Action

    Dredd 3D takes us to the wild streets of Mega City One, the lone oasis of quasi-civilization on Cursed Earth. Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) is the most feared of elite Street Judges, with the power to enforce the law, sentence offenders and execute them on the spot - if necessary. The endlessly inventive mind of writer Alex Garland and the frenetic vision of director Peter Travis bring Dredd to life as a futuristic neo-noir action film that returns the celebrated character to the dark, visceral...

    The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

    The Amazing Spider-Man

    • 73%
    • PG-13
    • 136 min
    • Action

    Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner.

    Brave (2012)

    Brave

    • 78%
    • PG
    • 100 min
    • Animation

    Merida is a skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land: massive Lord MacGuffin, surly Lord Macintosh and cantankerous Lord Dingwall. Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric old Witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of...

    John Carter (2012)

    John Carter

    • 51%
    • PG-13
    • 139 min
    • Action

    The film tells the story of war-weary, former military captain John Carter who is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions amongst the inhabitants of the planet, including Tars Tarkas and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris. In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

    Men in Black 3 (2012)

    Men in Black 3

    • 68%
    • PG-13
    • 107 min
    • Action

    Agent J travels in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s, to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

    • 35%
    • R
    • 105 min
    • Action

    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter explores the secret life of our greatest president, and the untold story that shaped our nation. Visionary filmmakers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov (director of Wanted) bring a fresh and visceral voice to the bloodthirsty lore of the vampire, imagining Lincoln as history's greatest hunter of the undead.

    21 Jump Street (2012)

    21 Jump Street

    • 85%
    • R
    • 109 min
    • Action

    Schmidt and Jenko are more than ready to leave their adolescent problems behind. Joining the police force and the secret Jump Street unit, they use their youthful appearances to go undercover in a local high school.

    As they trade in their guns and badges for backpacks, Schmidt and Jenko risk their lives to investigate a violent and dangerous drug ring. But they find that high school is nothing like they left it just a few years earlier - and neither expects that they will have to confront the...

    Battleship (2012)

    Battleship

    • 34%
    • PG-13
    • 131 min
    • Action

    A fleet of battleships do battle with an armada of unknown origins to try and discover why they are here and what their ultimate goal is.

    Life of Pi (2012)

    Life of Pi

    • 87%
    • PG
    • 127 min
    • Adventure

    A 16 year-old Indian boy's passage to a new life in America aboard a freighter ends in a shipwreck in the Pacific. He is left to fend for himself on a life raft with an orangutan, a hyena and a Bengal tiger.

    Contraband (2012)

    Contraband

    • 51%
    • R
    • 110 min
    • Action

    Chris Farraday long ago abandoned his life of crime, but after his brother-in-law, Andy (Caleb Landry Jones), botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Tim Briggs, Chris is forced back into doing what he does best-running contraband-to settle Andy's debt. Chris is a legendary smuggler and quickly assembles a crew with the help of his best friend, Sebastian, to head to Panama and return with millions in counterfeit bills.

    Things quickly fall apart and with only hours to reach the cash, Chris...

    Safe House (2012)

    Safe House

    • 53%
    • R
    • 115 min
    • Action

    Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds star in the action-thriller Safe House. Washington plays the most dangerous renegade from the CIA, who comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run. When the South African safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative (Reynolds) escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead. For the past year, Matt Weston has been frustrated by his inactive, backwater post...

    This Means War (2012)

    This Means War

    • 26%
    • PG-13
    • 120 min
    • Action

    Two of the world's deadliest CIA operatives are inseparable partners and best friends - until they discover that they've fallen in love with the same woman. Deciding to keep their friendship a secret from her, they pull out their full arsenal of fighting skills and high-tech gadgetry to defeat their greatest enemy - each other.