The Best Compressed – 2012

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This list ranks the 2012 releases that had a rating between 77 and 100 (★★★★ and ★★★★★) by personal preference. Read Notes for ratings.

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  • Paradise: Love

    1

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    2

  • Post Tenebras Lux

    3

  • Beyond the Hills

    4

  • Paradise: Faith

    5

  • Pietà

    6

  • Holy Motors

    7

  • The Master

    8

  • To the Wonder

    9

  • Drug War

    10

  • Tabu

    11

  • Amour

    12

  • No

    13

  • The Hunt

    14

  • Cosmopolis

    15

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild

    16

  • Django Unchained

    17

  • In the Fog

    18

  • After Lucia

    19

  • Zero Dark Thirty

    20