2012 Documentary Movies

Red Tails (2012)

Red Tails

  • 40%
  • PG-13
  • 120 min
  • Action

1944. World War II rages and the fate of the free world hangs in the balance. Meanwhile the black pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program are courageously waging two wars at once – one against enemies overseas, and the other against discrimination within the military and back home. Racial prejudices have long held ace airman Martin "Easy" Julian (Nate Parker) and his black pilots back at base - leaving them with little to do but further hone their flying skills - while their...

Wolf Children (2012)

Wolf Children

    • 117 min
    • Animation

    Hana, a nineteen-year-old college student, falls in love with a man only for him to reveal his secret; he is a Wolf Man. Eventually the couple bear two children together; a son and daughter they name Ame and Yuki who both inherit the ability to transform into wolves from their father. When the man Hana fell in love with suddenly dies, she makes the decision to move to a rural town isolated from society to continue raising the children in protection.

    Burning Bright (2012)

    Burning Bright

      • 86 min
      • Drama

      When 20 year old Kelly wakes late at night during a hurricane, she finds a hungry tiger stalking her through the halls of her home. With every door and window boarded up from the outside and her stepfather nowhere to be found, Kelly fights frantically to stay one step ahead of the killer beast while dragging her autistic brother Tom through the house, but with every turn the situation becomes more complicated and desperate.

      The Sapphires (2012)

      The Sapphires

      • 91%
      • PG-13
      • 103 min
      • Biography

      It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.

      Deadfall (2012)


      • 32%
      • R
      • 95 min
      • Crime

      Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde star as two fugitive siblings who come across a boxer (Charlie Hunnam) who was recently released from prison. Treat Williams and Kate Mara will play a father and daughter who become involved in the plot. Sissy Spacek and Kris Kristofferson will play the boxer's parents.

      Broken (2012)


      • 63%
      • NONE
      • 90 min
      • Drama

      A girl witnesses a violent attack committed by a neighbor in one of three interconnected stories in a British housing estate.

      Marfa Girl (2012)

      Marfa Girl

      • 27%
      • NONE
      • 105 min
      • Drama

      In Marfa, Texas, the clash between the whites and the Mexican Americans intensifies when an eccentric community of artists moves in.

      Chasing Mavericks (2012)

      Chasing Mavericks

      • 31%
      • PG
      • 116 min
      • Drama

      Based on the true adventures of big wave surfing legend, Jay Moriarity, and his unique friendship with veteran surfer, Frosty Hesson. As a teenager, Jay takes on the massive and deadly waves, known as the Mavericks, off the coast of Half Moon Bay.

      Great Expectations (2012)

      Great Expectations

      • 64%
      • PG-13
      • 128 min
      • Drama

      A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

      The Sex of the Angels (2012)

      The Sex of the Angels

        • NONE
        • 105 min
        • Drama

        Struggling martial artist and dancer Bruno loves his girlfriend Carla, but when he meets fellow dancer Rai, serious sparks begin to fly, opening the couple up to new possibilities. A new generation navigates sexual fluidity, torn affections, and open relationships in this steamy love triangle. But once Bruno's clandestine encounters with Rai are revealed, a confused and hurt Carla kicks him out. But she simply doesn't want to give up on her love. Eventually she agrees that Bruno can date them...

        At Any Price (2012)

        At Any Price

        • 50%
        • R
        • 105 min
        • Drama

        In the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious HENRY WHIPPLE (Dennis Quaid) wants his rebellious son DEAN (Zac Efron) to help expand his family’s farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes investigation into their business is exposed, father and son are pushed into an unexpected crisis that threatens the family’s entire livelihood.

        Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012)

        Celeste and Jesse Forever

        • 70%
        • R
        • 91 min
        • Comedy

        A humorous and honest examination of a broken heart and the long, hard road it takes to heal it, Celeste and Jesse Forever focuses on a young couple in the midst of a divorce who attempt to maintain their friendship while pursuing new relationships.

        The film is a romantic comedy co-written by Rashida Jones ("Parks and Recreation," I Love You, Man) and Will McCormack.

        A Thousand Words (2012)

        A Thousand Words

          • PG-13
          • 91 min
          • Comedy

          Fast-talking agent Jack's insincere patter is his chief weapon, but it irritates his assistant Aaron, threatens his marriage to Caroline and gets him into trouble repping guru/author Dr. Sinja. Jack suffers karmic repercussions from Sinja's magical Bodhi tree, which sheds one leaf for each word Jack speaks. After one thousand words, Jack will die.

          Stolen (2012)


          • 16%
          • R
          • 96 min
          • Action

          A former thief frantically searches for his missing daughter, who has been kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a taxi.

          Laurence Anyways (2012)

          Laurence Anyways

            • NR
            • 168 min
            • Drama

            Set in the 1980s and 1990s, a man tries to salvage his relationship with his fiancée after revealing to her his aspirations of becoming a woman. This is the story of a wild and unusual love.

            Student of the Year (2012)

            Student of the Year

              • NONE
              • 145 min
              • Comedy

              Student of The Year is set in a school called St. Teresa’s, which is one of India’s premier academic institutions. Every year, the boys and girls of St.T’s compete with each other to win Student of the Year’s trophy. 3 competitions take place and the student with the highest score at the end of all competitions emerges as the winner. Our story begins with two boys Abhi and Rohan, who meet each other in St. Teresa’s in their final year. Soon their gang of their friends extends to...

              Dark Tide (2012)

              Dark Tide

                • PG-13
                • 94 min
                • Adventure

                Kate Mathieson (Halle Berry) is a diver who is deeply drawn to close encounters with the magnificent White Sharks who rule the primal predator shore of isolated Guadalupe island. When her husband chooses ambition over his wife's safety in a split second encounter with the jaws of death, her marriage nearly breaks apart.

                A year later, a monsoon season voyage back to the same island becomes an escalating series of terrifying underwater confrontations and gut-wrenching emotional challenges....

                Starlet (2012)


                • 88%
                • NONE
                • 103 min
                • Drama

                A modern-day odd couple in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley.

                Emperor (2012)


                • 31%
                • PG-13
                • 98 min
                • Drama

                A gripping tale of love and honor forged between fierce enemies of war, EMPEROR tells the story, inspired by true events, of the bold and secret moves that won the peace in the shadows of post-war Japan. Starring Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, and newcomer Eriko Hatsune, EMPEROR brings to life the American occupation of Japan in the perilous and unpredictable days just after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender. As General Douglas MacArthur (Jones) suddenly finds...

                Aftermath (2012)


                • 47%
                • NONE
                • 92 min
                • Horror

                Searching for a happy ending to a tale of unimaginable disaster and horror, nine strangers find themselves holed up together in a farmhouse cellar in rural Texas. The United States has hastily become embroiled in World War 3. A young doctor named Hunter survives the nuclear attack and is thrown together by happenstance with a group of wounded and frightened victims, including Elizabeth, a strong-willed confidant to Hunter, Brad - an antagonistic redneck jackass, and Jennifer, a barely coherent...