2012 Documentary Movies (By Title)

1 Out of 7 (2012)

1 Out of 7

    • NONE
    • 90 min
    • Drama

    Lexi, seeking to escape her overbearing mother runs away to the streets of Portland, Oregon. Lexi searches for belonging, but her underground life crumbles when she finds herself alone and pregnant. Lexi turns to Devon, a woman with her own demons, and an emotional bond builds between them as Devon attempts to make up for past mistakes by nursing Lexi toward her impending delivery...

    16 Acres (2012)

    16 Acres

      • NONE
      • 95 min
      • Documentary

      The dramatic inside story of the monumental collision of interests at Ground Zero in the decade after 9/11.

      16-Love (2012)

      16-Love

        • PG
        • 88 min
        • Comedy

        16-Love tells the story of 16-year old tennis Ace, Ally Mash (Lindsey Shaw}), who lives and breathes the game until a twisted ankle lands her with hot rookie, Farrell Gambles (Chandler Massey). She makes him a champion, and he shows her what true "Love" is.

        2 Jacks (2012)

        2 Jacks

        • 29%
        • 90 min
        • Comedy

        Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director, whose persona commands respect and adoration from his fans. Can his son, Jack Jr. maintain his legacy?

        2016: Obama's America (2012)

        2016: Obama's America

        • 25%
        • NONE
        • 82 min
        • Documentary

        Emotionally engaging, 2016 Obama's America will make you confounded and cheer as you discover the mysteries and answers to your greatest aspirations and worst fears.

        28 Hotel Rooms (2012)

        28 Hotel Rooms

        • 43%
        • NONE
        • 82 min
        • Drama

        A novelist and an accountant meet while they are traveling for work, and though they both are in relationships, their one-night stand could become something more.

        311 (2012)

        311

          • Unrated
          • 111 min
          • Documentary

          Tokyo-based documentary filmmaker Yojyu Matsubayashi, anxious to document the tragedy of the tsunami in northeast Japan and the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, won the trust of the Tanakas, a middle-aged couple working to help people forced to evacuate their homes in the town of Minami-soma. Matsubayashi's portrait of the Tanakas' dedication and of the varying experiences and emotions of the evacuees creates a compelling image of loss and resilience.

          360 (2012)

          360

          • 21%
          • R
          • 111 min
          • Drama

          From two acclaimed artists: director Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener) and writer Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon). With a stellar international cast that includes Rachel Weisz, Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, Ben Foster, Jamel Debbouze and Moritz Bleibtreu, 360 is a moving and exciting dramatic thriller that dazzlingly weaves together the stories of an array of people from disparate social backgrounds through their intersecting relationships.

          38 témoins (2012)

          38 témoins

            • 104 min
            • Drama

            In the harbor city of Le Havre, France, a woman is stabbed during the night, just below the windows of her neighborhood. Pierre (Yvan Attal) has witnessed the murder, and heard the wails of the women crying for help. So have the neighbors, certainly. But at the end, nobody called the police. Nevertheless, sorrows are too heavy for Pierre, which feel the needs to tell everything to his wife (Sophie Quinton), and to the police. During the investigation, it appears that 38 people witnessed the...

            41 (2012)

            41

              • NONE
              • 100 min
              • Documentary

              The life and times of our 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush are explored in this HBO Documentary.

              5 Shells (2012)

              5 Shells

                • 88 min
                • Drama

                Set after a global financial melt down, a more extreme version of the one in 2008, where a young girl must protect her older sister as they wander across a desert wasteland in search of a new home with only a shotgun and five shells for protection. Unfortunately they aren't the only ones adrift on this Yellow Brick Road. Using L. Frank Baum's amazing 1900 children's classic, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" as a guide, 5 Shells tells a story about the brutality innate in humans that the fetters of...

                56 Up (2012)

                56 Up

                • 98%
                • NONE
                • 142 min
                • Documentary

                Starting in 1964 with Seven Up, The UP Series has explored this Jesuit maxim. The original concept was to interview 14 children from diverse backgrounds from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future. Every seven years, renowned director Michael Apted, a researcher for Seven Up, has been back to talk to them, examining the progression of their lives. From cab driver Tony to schoolmates Jackie, Lynn and Susan and the heart-breaking Neil, as they turn 56 more...

                7 Days in Havana (2012)

                7 Days in Havana

                  • NONE
                  • 129 min
                  • Drama

                  A young American boy is trying to break into the acting business, and goes to Cuba during a film festival.

                  9 Meter (2012)

                  9 Meter

                    • 17 min
                    • Short

                    The 16-year-old Daniel is a huge long jumping talent who constantly breaks his own records. For Daniel, breaking records is a way for him to keep his dying mother alive. She is in a coma, but Daniel discovers that every time he tells the mother about a new record, she reacts by moving a finger. Unfortunately, Daniel stops being able to beat his own record and at the same time his mother's condition gets worse. Daniel feels that he has part of the blame because he is convinced that the records...

                    90 Minutes (2012)

                    90 Minutes

                      • Unrated
                      • 92 min
                      • Drama

                      Director Eva Sørhaug (Cold Lunch) reveals the rage and violence lurking beneath seemingly tranquil domesticity in her bold and uncompromising sophomore feature.

                      A Cross to Bear (2012)

                      A Cross to Bear

                        • Drama

                        Mother of a 15-month old daughter and would-be dancer, fighting alcoholism and the hardships of living on the streets gets help from a home for women and tries to find the will to live and get her life back on track

                        A Few Hours Of Spring (2012)

                        A Few Hours Of Spring

                          • Unrated
                          • 108 min
                          • Drama

                          Alain Evrard, a trucker who has just finished serving a prison sentence, is forced to temporarily move back to his mother's house. This forced co-habitation causes all the violence of their past relationship to re-emerge. One day, Alain accidentally discovers Yvette, his mother, by a brain tumor and that she has decided to shorten her suffering by resorting to assisted suicide in Switzerland... Written by Guy Bellinger

                          A Girl Like Her (2012)

                          A Girl Like Her

                          • 65%
                          • PG-13
                          • 48 min
                          • Documentary

                          A GIRL LIKE HER is the real story of 'sex and the single girl'. It reveals the hidden history of over a million young women who became pregnant in the 1950s and 60s and were banished to maternity homes to give birth and surrender their babies for adoption. They were told to keep their secret, move on and forget. But, does a woman forget her child? Hear what they have to say now about the long-term impact of surrender and silence on their lives.

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                          A Hijacking (2012)

                          A Hijacking

                          • 95%
                          • R
                          • 99 min
                          • Drama

                          The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbor when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Among those on board are the ship's cook Mikkel and the engineer Jan who, along with the rest of the seamen, are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars, a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company and the Somali pirates.

                          A Kiss and a Promise (2012)

                          A Kiss and a Promise

                            • R
                            • 92 min
                            • Drama

                            In a quiet Ontario town, a small Bed and Breakfast dwells with a perverse secret. David Beck, a closet sociopath, but seemingly normal man, runs the B & B with his wife Samantha, a fiery woman with masochistic tendencies. Their only tenant is an aspiring writer named Charlie Matthews, a pathological liar who has a longing to be liked by everyone. The harmony of the house is disrupted when a young girl's body is found on the edge of town. Veteran police Detective Anthony Dolan...