With the approaching of Christmas 2012 and New Year, we need to wave goodbye to the year of 2012. Thanks to the efforts of all directors and actors, we have spent a great movie year. In 2012, we not only lucky enough to witness the rise of new 2012 movies like The Avengers, but also the ending movie of Batman movie series. In this movie review, ten best 2012 movies so far will be presented according to their box office performance and influence. Of course, anticipated 2012 movies like An Unexpected Journey who has yet been released are not taken into consideration.
While superhero movies and animated movies have done great job in 2012 movie market, they will be the main force in this movie review. In fact, three 2012 superhero movies and three 2012 animated movies are included in list of 10 best 2012 movies so far. Moreover, novel-based movies will account for another three places as best 2012 movies so far. Here are the details of 10 top-rated When someone asserts that there is only one real movie in 2012, he is referring to The Dark Knight Rises. After the tremendous success of The Dark Knight, audiences had waited this best 2012 movie for over four years. Moreover, as the ending movie of Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises turns out to be more attractive. In the movie, Bruce Wayne will end his career as Batman in a totally unexpected way. After the death of Harvey Dent, Batman has disappeared in Gotham until the coming of Bane. However, in a fight against Bane, Batman is serious wounded and jailed in a well where he learned the strength of fear. When he is free, he needs to stop Bane and his crazy nuclear plan. Excellent in plot and profound in meaning, this 2012 best movie wins over 448 dollars in domestic box office. so far.
10. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
As the 2012 animated movie with best opening performance, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is a 2012 animated movie made on the basis of Dr. Seuss' novel. In this best 2012 movie so far, after a businessman named Once-ler ruined the forest, the city is filled with filthy and poisonous air. A boy named Ted learns the story about The Lorax and decides to return the green back to the town with the only seed left. With 214 million dollars in domestic box office, this best 2012 movie is not only profitable but also educational.
9. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
As the latest Madagascar movie, Europe's Most Wanted almost declares the ending of Madagascar trilogy. In this best 2012 movie so far, the four friends tries to go back to Central park in America. They find the monkeys and then begin a thrilling journey with a circus. They have caused a lot of troubles in France and are hunted by the monstrous Captain of Animal Control. As the best movie of Madagascar trilogy, this best 2012 movie has won over 216 million dollars in United States. The movie is not just about fun, but also about treasuring things you are having right now.
As one of the most innovative movie of the year, Ted mainly tells about the complex relationship between Ted, John and Lori. When a teddy bear becomes a real man, he helps John spend best childhood. However, as John grows up and meets Lori, Ted turns out to be a trouble for the couple. The great difference between John's childhood and adult world has struck chord with the happy childish memory of most adults. In this best 2012 movie so far, the expression of Ted created by framing various pictures of a real teddy bear.
As the most influential animated movie maker, Pixar has never disappointed audience with its excellent works. Though Brave is not the most profitable Pixar animated movie, the 237-million-dollar box in domestic market is far enough to make it a best 2012 movie so far. In this Pixar animated movie, when a princess is forced to marry one of the three princes from the tributes by her mother, she tries to convert her mother with magical power. However, in the end, the magic turns out to be a curse which can be changed by the princess. As the best 2012 animated movie so far, Brave tells you a story about love, family and freedom.
6. The Amazing Spider-Man
Here comes a superhero movie about Spider-Man! As a movie trying to help audience forget the old Spider-Man trilogy, The Amazing Spider-Man tells about a different story about Peter Park. Park is bitten in a lab instead of during a visit and he gets a powerful and secretive father instead of being an orphan. In this best 2012 movie so far, Peter Park finds a notebook of his father and decides to investigate his father's death. As he moves forward as Spider-Man, he is confronted with his father's best friend, Dr. Curt Connors. With this 2012 superhero movie, Andrew Garfield has proved to the world that he is not another Tobey Maguire, he can be better than Tobey Maguire.
5. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
As the best and most profitable Vampire movies of all time, Twilight saga has come to an end with the releasing of Breaking Dawn Part 2. In this best 2012 movie, after finishing their love affairs with marriage, Bella and Edward need to act like parents. When their daughter is threatened by the Volturi, a war between vampire clans is about to break out. As a best 2012 movie, Breaking Dawn Part 2 wins three successive victories in movie market and earns over 268 million dollars in American movie market.
After years of departure, Agent 007 is once again within our visions. As the latest member of the most successful spy movie series of all time, Skyfall functions as a sequel to Quantum of Solace. After being abandoned in a secret mission, James Bond shows his loyalty to Madame M by voluntarily taking the mission to save the world from another conspiracy. As a best 2012 movie so far, Skyfall has ranked as one among top three profitable movies for over five successive weeks. Besides innovative and cool hi-tech products, the background of James Bond is another attracting point.
3. Marvel's The Avengers
As the most profitable movie of the year, The Avengers has won over 1.5 billion dollars in worldwide box office. As a recorder breaker, The Avengers has made those records created by The Dark Knight, The Avatar and Harry Potter movies fall into dust. As a best 2012 movie so far, The Avengers mainly deals with the cooperation between five superheroes including Hulk, Irony Man, Hawk Eye, Black Widow and Thor against the alien army troops led by Loki. As an innovative superhero movie, The Avengers is bold enough to create an alliance of favored movies. As a commercial film, The Avengers has set a model for all others.
2. The Hunger Games
If the success of The Avengers is predictable, the victory of The Hunger Games is totally out of expectations. As a low-budget film, The Hunger Games soon turns out to be the best March movie of all time and wins over 408 million dollars in domestic box office. As a best 2012 movie in accordance with the novel written by Susan Collins, The Hunger Games mainly deals with the suffering of a girl named Katniss and a boy named Peeta in a fighting to death match. Moreover, the movie even helps three books of The Hunger Games wins over seven books of Harry Potter in just a few weeks. In this best novel based 2012 movie, Katniss tells the story about fighting and Peeta about love and sacrificing.
1. The Dark Knight Rises
When someone asserts that there is only one real movie in 2012, he is referring to The Dark Knight Rises. After the tremendous success of The Dark Knight, audiences had waited this best 2012 movie for over four years. Moreover, as the ending movie of Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises turns out to be more attractive. In the movie, Bruce Wayne will end his career as Batman in a totally unexpected way. After the death of Harvey Dent, Batman has disappeared in Gotham until the coming of Bane. However, in a fight against Bane, Batman is serious wounded and jailed in a well where he learned the strength of fear. When he is free, he needs to stop Bane and his crazy nuclear plan. Excellent in plot and profound in meaning, this 2012 best movie wins over 448 dollars in domestic box office.