2012 Documentary Movies

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.

    Starlet (2012)

    Starlet

    • 88%
    • NONE
    • 103 min
    • Drama

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

    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....

      In the House (2012)

      In the House

      • 89%
      • NONE
      • 105 min
      • Comedy

      A 16-year old boy, Claude, (Ernst Unhauer) insinuates himself into the house of a fellow high-school student, Rapha, (Bastien Ughetto) and writes about his family in essays that perversely blur the lines between reality and fiction for his jaded literature teacher, Germain (Fabrice Luchini). Intrigued by this gifted and unusual student, Germain rediscovers his taste for teaching, but the boy’s intrusion sparks a series of uncontrollable events. Kristin Scott-Thomas plays Germain’s wife,...

      Fast Girls (2012)

      Fast Girls

        • NONE
        • 91 min
        • Drama

        Follows two young sprinters (Lenora Crichlow and Lily James) who, despite their differences, must come together and work as a team if they want a shot at winning gold.

        Barfi! (2012)

        Barfi!

        • 86%
        • NONE
        • 155 min
        • Comedy

        Barfii is a romantic and mystery movie in which Ranbir plays the role of a deaf and dumb person and Priyanka as a mentally-challenged girl.

        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...

          Shahid (2012)

          Shahid

            • 129 min
            • Biography

            This compelling drama tells the remarkable true story of slain human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who became a powerful voice against the intercommunal violence that has engulfed Mumbai since the early 1990s.

            Hemel (2012)

            Hemel

              • NR
              • 80 min
              • Drama

              Divided into chapters, the film first chronicles Hemel's many sexual conquests, but then takes on a different tone as it explores her complicated relationship with her father, Gijs. A dapper auctioneer, Gijs has dated a series of younger women since Hemel's mother's death. But when Gijs starts seeing the charming Sophie, for the first time Hemel feels that her special relationship with her father is threatened...

              Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)

              Jab Tak Hai Jaan

              • 89%
              • NONE
              • 176 min
              • Drama

              An ex-army man, leading a double life in London, must choose between his wife and muse.

              Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

              Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection

              • 21%
              • PG-13
              • 114 min
              • Comedy

              An investment banker and his family are placed in the witness protection program, finding themselves relocated from their posh Connecticut neighborhood to Madea's southern home.

              Tengo ganas de ti (2012)

              Tengo ganas de ti

                • 120 min
                • Drama

                Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.

                Clip (2012)

                Clip

                • 43%
                • NONE
                • 101 min
                • Drama

                CLIP is a dynamic, disturbing portrait of contemporary Serbian youth. Jasna, played fearlessly by Isidora Simijonovic, is a pretty girl in her mid-teens. With a terminally ill father and dispirited mother at home, she is disillusioned by her unglamorous life in a dismal Belgrade suburb. Opposing everyone, including herself, she goes experimenting with sex, drugs and partying.

                Robot and Frank (2012)

                Robot and Frank

                • 86%
                • PG-13
                • 90 min
                • Comedy

                Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.

                Hope Springs (2012)

                Hope Springs

                • 74%
                • PG-13
                • 100 min
                • Comedy

                Kay and Arnold are a devoted couple, but decades of marriage have left Kay wanting to spice things up and reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a renowned couple's specialist in the small town of Great Hope Springs, she attempts to persuade her skeptical husband, a steadfast man of routine, to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. Just convincing the stubborn Arnold to go on the retreat is hard enough - the real challenge for both of them comes as they shed their bedroom...

                Twice Born (2012)

                Twice Born

                • 17%
                • R
                • 124 min
                • Drama

                Gemma (Penelope Cruz) returns to Sarajevo with her son, Pietro, after escaping the war-torn city sixteen years earlier. Diego (Emile Hirsch), Pietro’s father, remained behind and later died in the Bosnian conflict. As Gemma tries to repair her difficult relationship with Pietro, she also confronts her past.

                Gemma first met and fell in love with Diego in Sarajevo. They desperately wanted children but she could not conceive. Amidst the siege of 1992, they found a possible surrogate and Gemma...

                The Angels' Share (2012)

                The Angels' Share

                  • NONE
                  • 101 min
                  • Comedy

                  obbie, a young ne’er do well (Paul Brannigan), a broke new father with a good heart is in serious trouble with the law. When he holds his newborn son for the first time, roguish Robbie is determined that the boy will have a better life, one with more opportunities than he has been offered in this insular, blue collar world. But first Robbie must sort out a variety of pressing problems --his girlfriend's family wants to do him harm and run him out of town being first and foremost among them....

                  War Witch (2012)

                  War Witch

                  • 95%
                  • NONE
                  • 90 min
                  • Drama

                  Komona (Rachel Mwanza) is only 12 years old when she is kidnapped by rebel soldiers and enslaved to a life of guerrilla warfare in the African jungle. Forced to commit unspeakable acts of brutality, she finds hope for survival in protective, ghost-like visions (inspiring a rebel chief to anoint her "War Witch"), and in a tender relationship with a fellow soldier named Magician (Serge Kanyinda). Together, they manage to escape the rebels' clutches, and a normal life finally seems within reach....

                  Quartet (2012)

                  Quartet

                  • 79%
                  • PG-13
                  • 98 min
                  • Comedy

                  At a home for retired opera singers, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.

                  Middle of Nowhere (2012)

                  Middle of Nowhere

                  • 87%
                  • NONE
                  • 97 min
                  • Drama

                  Follows Ruby, a bright medical student who sets aside her dreams and suspends her career when her husband is incarcerated. As the committed couple stares into the hollow end of an eight-year prison sentence, Ruby must learn to live another life, one marked by shame and separation. But through a chance encounter and a stunning betrayal that shakes her to her core, this steadfast wife is soon propelled in new and often shocking directions of self-discovery - caught between two worlds and two men...