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Script Doctor Eric

This “Best Movies of 2012” is part of The Great Movie Challenge of 2012.  For all of the “Best of” lists, see All the “Best Movies of 2012” Lists 

Zac Sanford is VP of Development at Suntaur Entertainment, and known in the online screenwriting community as the co-founder of Scriptchat.  He also plays a mean game of Texas Hold’em.  Seriously.  -Eric

The Best Movies of 2012

by

Zac Sanford (
@zacsanford

 

Best

1. Holy Motors

2. Zero Dark Thirty

3. Amour

4. Bullhead

5. Argo

6. The Cabin in the Woods

7. Silver Linings Playbook

8. The Raid: Redemption

9. Life of Pi

10. Pitch Perfect

11. Compliance

12. Kill List

Good

13. Wreck-It-Ralph

14. Cloud Atlas

15. Jiro Dreams of Sushi

16. Ruby Sparks

17. Safety Not Guaranteed

18. Klown

19. Searching for Sugar Man

20. Sound of my Voice

21. Headhunters

22. The Sessions

23. Sleepwalk with Me

24. Sound of Noise

25. Turn Me on, Dammit!

Okay

21 Jump Street

The Ambassador

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Bernie

Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Celeste and Jesse Forever

The Central Park Five

Chronicle

The Dark Knight Rises

Detention

End of Watch

Flight

Footnote

Frankenweenie

Goon

The Grey

The Impossible

In Darkness

The Innkeepers

Jack Reacher

Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Juan of the Dead

Kumare

Last Days Here

Lincoln

Marley

Michael

Moonrise Kingdom

ParaNorman

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Pina 3D

Promised Land

The Queen of Versailles

A Royal Affair

Robot & Frank

Save the Date

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Seven Psychopaths

Side by Side

Silent House

Skyfall

Smashed

Teddy Bear

Undefeated

West of Memphis

Worst

1. That’s My Boy

2. The Woman in the Fifth

3. Red Tails

4. Keyhole

5. This Means War

6. Killer Joe

7. Men in Black 3

8. Gayby

9. Prometheus

10. The Comedy

11. Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie

12. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Meh

Act of Valor

Albert Nobbs

Alps

The Amazing Spider-Man

American Reunion

ATM

The Avengers

The Babymakers

Battleship

Being Flynn

Beyond the Black Rainbow

Boy

Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best

Butter

The Campaign

The Collection

Damsels in Distress

The Dictator

Django Unchained

The Do-Deca-Pentathalon

The Five-Year Engagement

For a Good Time, Call…

Fun Size

God Bless America

Grassroots

Haywire

Hit and Run

The Hunger Games

Hysteria

Jack and Diane

Lawless

Les Miserables

Lola Versus

The Magic of Belle Isle

The Master

Not Fade Away

The Oranges

Paranormal Activity 4

The Possession

Project X

Rampart

Red Lights

Rise of the Guardians

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Sassy Pants

Savages

Shut Up and Play the Hits

Sinister

Ted

This is 40

To Rome with Love

Trouble with the Curve

Wanderlust

The Woman in Black

Holy smokes that’s a lot of movies!  Nicely done, Zac.

Agree?  Disagree?  Confused by Zac’s logic?  Contact Zac on Twitter (@zacsanford) or join the conversation on Script Doctor Eric’s Facebook Page

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