Best of 2012

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1. Arrow (2012– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.

Stars: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Susanna Thompson

Votes: 393,284

2. Arrow (2012– )
Episode: Pilot (2012)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Billionaire playboy, Oliver Queen, has been considered dead for five years. Now, he has returned. But something, during those five years, has changed him into a mysterious green hooded archer.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, David Ramsey

Votes: 7,060

3. Arrow (2012– )
Episode: Lone Gunmen (2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A mysterious sniper called Deadshot is taking out bidders at an auction for an industry company. The bidders include Oliver's stepfather, Walter Steele.

Director: Guy Norman Bee | Stars: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, David Ramsey

Votes: 4,986

4. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: Escape from Kadavo (2012)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

While Obi-Wan and Rex are forced to work at the Kadavo slave camps, Count Dooku arrives at Zygerria and demands the execution of the captured Jedi.

Director: Danny Keller | Stars: Corey Burton, Matt Lanter, James Arnold Taylor, Rajia Baroudi

Votes: 722

5. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: Brothers (2012)

TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The search for his long lost brother, Darth Maul, leads Savage Opress to the junk planet of Lotho Minor.

Director: Bosco Ng | Stars: Clancy Brown, Ben Diskin, Sam Witwer, James Arnold Taylor

Votes: 796

6. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: Revenge (2012)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Mother Talzin restores Darth Maul's sanity and gives him a better pair of mechanical legs. Now Maul wants revenge on Obi-Wan Kenobi and lures the Jedi to the remote planet of Raydonia.

Director: Brian O'Connell | Stars: Sam Witwer, James Arnold Taylor, Clancy Brown, Nika Futterman

Votes: 921

7. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: Revival (2012)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Maul takes Savage as his apprentice and together they set out to gather an army. Their attempt to recruit Hondo Ohnaka and his pirates is interrupted by Jedi Council members Obi-Wan Kenobi and Adi Gallia.

Director: Steward Lee | Stars: James Arnold Taylor, Sam Witwer, Jim Cummings, Matt Lanter

Votes: 858

8. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Coldhearted (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

On his birthday, Kid Flash must deliver a transplant heart in a race against time, artificial extreme weather conditions and supervillain opposition.

Director: Victor Cook | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Jesse McCartney, Stephanie Lemelin, Danica McKellar

Votes: 528

9. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Auld Acquaintance (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The team finally learns the identity of the traitor in their midst, forcing a battle against an enemy more dangerous than any they've ever faced before!

Directors: Michael Chang, Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Crispin Freeman, kittie KaBoom, Stephanie Lemelin

Votes: 626

10. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Bloodlines (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A mysterious intruder appears inside Mount Justice claiming to be a time-traveling visitor from the future.

Director: Melchior Zwyer | Stars: Cameron Bowen, Nicole Dubuc, George Eads, Crispin Freeman

Votes: 494

11. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Darkest (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

An old friend returns to Mount Justice and takes revenge to prove himself to his new masters.

Director: Melchior Zwyer | Stars: Oded Fehr, Stephanie Lemelin, Eric Lopez, Yuri Lowenthal

Votes: 426

12. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 1,215,548 | Gross: $623.28M

13. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi

66 Metascore

After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to save the city from the machinations of a mysterious reptilian foe.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 538,854 | Gross: $262.03M

14. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Dead Freight (2012)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Walter White's domestic life continues to deteriorate; at the same time, his growing business venture aims to steal a train car chock full of methylamine.

Director: George Mastras | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 21,354

15. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, David Selby, Wade Williams

Votes: 49,149

16. Justice League: Doom (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg, Nathan Fillion

Votes: 28,714

17. Mass Effect 3 (2012 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Earth is under attack by a monstrous race of gigantic living ships known as the Reapers. Even if Commander Shepard could unite all surviving species in the galaxy, only a miracle could save them. Then again, Shepard did come back from the dead.

Director: Casey Hudson | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Mark Meer, Kimberly Brooks, Raphael Sbarge

Votes: 13,278

Except for the ending

18. Skyfall (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

81 Metascore

James Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

Votes: 605,842 | Gross: $304.36M

19. Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (2012 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

As the Autobots flee their dying home world, a wounded warrior recalls the final bleake days of the fall of Cybertron.

Directors: Keith Arem, Neil Huxley | Stars: Peter Cullen, Keith Silverstein, Nolan North, Gregg Berger

Votes: 540

20. Green Lantern: The Animated Series (2011–2013)
Episode: New Guy (2012)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Hal Jordan discovers that during his time in space, Earth got a replacement Green Lantern, the hard-edged challenging Guy Gardner.

Stars: Josh Keaton, Diedrich Bader, Brian George, Jennifer Hale

Votes: 192

21. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,435,744 | Gross: $448.14M

22. 21 Jump Street (2012)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

69 Metascore

A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Brie Larson

Votes: 489,986 | Gross: $138.45M

23. Ted (2012)

R | 106 min | Comedy

62 Metascore

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale

Votes: 550,211 | Gross: $218.82M

24. The Dictator (2012)

R | 83 min | Comedy

58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 258,428 | Gross: $59.65M

25. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: Deception (2012)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Obi-Wan fakes his own death and goes undercover as his own 'killer', Rako Hardeen so he can infiltrate Moralo Eval's plot to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine.

Director: Kyle Dunlevy | Stars: James Arnold Taylor, Corey Burton, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter

Votes: 754

26. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: Friends and Enemies (2012)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Disguised as Bounty Hunter Rako Hardeen, Obi-Wan Kenobi is on the run with criminal mastermind Moralo Eval and Cad Bane. But their partnership is on thin ice and Anakin and Ahsoka are in hot pursuit.

Director: Bosco Ng | Stars: James Arnold Taylor, Corey Burton, Stephen Stanton, Matt Lanter

Votes: 745

27. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: The Box (2012)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Count Dooku challenges eleven bounty hunters to survive several deadly levels devised by Moralo Eval. The winners will participate in the plot to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine on Naboo...

Director: Brian O'Connell | Stars: Corey Burton, James Arnold Taylor, Stephen Stanton, Matthew Wood

Votes: 793

28. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: Crisis on Naboo (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Cad Bane leads the bounty hunters (including a disguised Obi-Wan Kenobi) in their plot to kidnap the Supreme Chancellor during the Festival of Lights on Naboo.

Director: Danny Keller | Stars: James Arnold Taylor, Terrence 'T.C.' Carson, Matt Lanter, Corey Burton

Votes: 722

29. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
Episode: Bounty (2012)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Asajj Ventress joins a group of bounty hunters led by Boba Fett. Their mission is to deliver a box with unknown cargo to the leader of the planet Quarzite.

Director: Kyle Dunlevy | Stars: Nika Futterman, Daniel Logan, Dee Bradley Baker, Tom Kane

Votes: 784

30. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Say My Name (2012)

TV-14 | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Mike and Jesse are out. Now Walt has to handle things on his own. Hank finally finds a rat in Mike's gang.

Director: Thomas Schnauz | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 18,765

31. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: Karma (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Barney gets played and heart-broken over a stripper named "Karma," Robin becomes bored with her life on Long Island with Marshall and Lily, while Ted searches for a hobby to fill the empty space in Robin's old room.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 2,244

32. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: The Magician's Code: Part 2 (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Ted makes a fateful phone call to his old girlfriend Victoria, Barney's magic trick gets him in trouble with airport security just as he's about to leave on a trip with Quinn, and Robin tries to take the perfect birth announcement photo.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 2,998

33. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: The Final Page: Part Two (2012)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

Will Ted go to the opening of his new building with Robin as his date, or will he break his promise to Barney and tell her that Barney is proposing to Patrice? Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily have big plans for a rare night out.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 5,178

34. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: A Scandal in Belgravia (2012)

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Sherlock must confiscate something of importance from a mysterious woman named Irene Adler.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 33,294

35. Sherlock (2010– )
Episode: The Reichenbach Fall (2012)

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Jim Moriarty hatches a mad scheme to turn the whole city against Sherlock.

Director: Toby Haynes | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 32,161

36. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: Incendium (2012)

TV-Y7 | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Trying to help Finn get over his hopeless feelings for Princess Bubblegum, Jake sets out to find a new princess for Finn to go out with.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Niki Yang

Votes: 458

37. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: Hot to the Touch (2012)

TV-PG | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Refusing to believe that she is evil, Finn tries to win over his new crush, Flame Princess.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Jessica DiCicco, Andy Milonakis

Votes: 477

38. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: Princess Monster Wife (2012)

TV-PG | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Ice King steals various body parts from all the princesses to construct his own perfect princess bride.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Steve Little, Pendleton Ward

Votes: 389

39. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: Card Wars (2012)

TV-PG | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

As Finn joins in on Jake's favorite, hyper-complicated card game, emotions and poor gamesmanship run high.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Niki Yang, Gregg Turkington

Votes: 463

40. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: Burning Low (2012)

TV-Y7 | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Finn and Flame Princess cautiously begin a relationship as boyfriend and girlfriend, of which Princess Bubblegum disapproves.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Niki Yang

Votes: 464

41. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: Lady & Peebles (2012)

TV-PG | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Princess Bubblegum and Lady Rainicorn must rescue Finn and Jake.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, Niki Yang

Votes: 384

42. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: Who Would Win (2012)

TV-PG | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

While training for an epic battle, Finn and Jake take their frustrations out in a fight against each other.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Matthew Broderick, Tom Gammill

Votes: 357

43. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: Reign of Gunters (2012)

TV-PG | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

While the Ice King is away, his sidekick Gunther the penguin uses a magic amulet to conquer the countryside and attack the Candy Kingdom.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Tom Kenny

Votes: 361

44. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: I Remember You (2012)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Ice King asks Marcelline the Vampire Queen to help him write a song.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny, Olivia Olson

Votes: 997

45. Adventure Time (2010–2018)
Episode: The Lich (2012)

TV-PG | 10 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Finn has an unclear premonition involving The Lich and sets out to stop the undead creature.

Directors: Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter | Stars: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Hynden Walch, Pendleton Ward

Votes: 534

46. Adventure Time (2010–2018)