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2012

2012

DVD - 2010
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A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world.

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nuke_man1
May 01, 2021

I would have given this movie a full 'four', if it was not so, so, very silly at times (?)...

It is, in fact, thee most VISUALLY SATISFYING movie of all time!!!...

But again, it is often too silly as the DESTRUCTION is way over the top and our heroes should have been killed (at least) a dozen times over and over (?)...

Woody Harrelson plays just about thee most intelligently quirky kook ever featured as the whole wide-world goes to hell!...

WOW!...

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P58Jackson
Feb 05, 2021

Pretty good all around. Lots of special effects, (likely a little over the top). Not completely realistic; still well done and worth watching.

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10000mefest
Dec 28, 2020

Great job done by director Roland Emmerich---definitely one of the best disaster movies I've seen in a long time. Production on an epic scale. Great effects.

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yesbyedith
Apr 01, 2019

FUN! My favorite. Enjoy.
Not about reality, but possibilities.
Well written, great actors.

I am a Prophet from God! The world will end very soon, but not like in the movie. We already had the flood, remember Noah. No this time it is by fire, just like the Holy Scriptures tell you how it will end. Solar eruption like in the class of solar flares, X 1,000,000. Ten million degrees heat, so yeah the elements will melt. Plus a mighty wind some 1 million mile per hour one. Flares take about three to four days to travel from the sun the Earth, so you will be informed of the event ahead of time.

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GinaFin
Mar 03, 2018

A very lame plot. Too unbelievable. The plane could not have taken off with such a short time on the runway. Too many things to even mention weren't realistically feasible. There is no way he could have held his breath underwater in the engine room for 7 minutes.

Special effects were good in some places, others not.
The best thing about the movie was the little Japanese Chin dog. Too bad his owner got killed.

A long movie at 2.5 hours.

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Candona
Jun 24, 2017

If you want "6 unbelievable things before breakfast" then watch 5 minutes of this film each morning for the next month.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Nov 26, 2016

Have you ever imagined when would be the end of the world ? And how would it end? Perhaps an earthquake, tsunami? Or all of the natural disasters destroying the world? 2012 is a movie based on the theory from a group of people called the marya (there are different ways of saying it). Though we are living in 2016 now, and we know that it wasn't true because it never happened, it is still a thrilling movie to enjoy. Watch earth get destroyed in less than one day by the attacks of nature... and be affected by the people and the sacrifice.
- @mockingbird of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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swathi_gardas
Dec 15, 2015

Just loved it. Can watch it any number of times

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lukasevansherman
Jun 27, 2015

Pop quiz: Michael Bay or Roland Emmerich? I know, tough choice. Bay makes dumber movies, but Emmerich has made the same disaster movie like 4 times and seems to take himself pretty seriously. He blew up the White House ("Independence Day"), destroyed New York City with a giant lizard ("Godzilla"), and flooded America ("The Day After Tomorrow"), so I guess destroying the world was the next logical step. "2012" dispenses with the climate change message of "Day After" and bases its story on a goofy prophecy that the world will end in 2012. And boy it does! There are so many CGI earthquakes, floods, and explosions, that they just should've make an animated film. A talented cast is entirely wasted. What happened to you John Cusack? He should've held up a boombox to stop the floods. At over 2.5 hours, it's only slightly shorter than the actual year 2012. Also, it was released in 2009 and it kind of rips of a "Simpsons" episode about the end of the world. What gives Roland? Plenty dumb, but not fun. "Armageddon" is better.

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deadpoollover Jun 04, 2014

Frightening or Intense Scenes: LOTS AND LOTS AND LOTS

deadpoollover Jun 04, 2014

Sexual Content: the wife and husband almost start making out in a store

deadpoollover Jun 04, 2014

Violence: TONS AND TONS OF DESTRUCTION!!!!

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bdls206
Sep 05, 2011

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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safarayyes
Dec 13, 2010

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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safarayyes
Dec 13, 2010

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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aaa5756 Nov 08, 2013

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

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“National honor is the national property of the highest value.” -James Madison

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bdls206
Sep 05, 2011

Adrian Helmsley: The president has ordered us to clean out the White House.
Harry Helmsley: About time somebody cleaned up that mess.

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bdls206
Sep 05, 2011

Carl Anheuser: You're telling me that the North Pole is now some where in Wisconsin?
Professor West: Actually, that's the South Pole now.

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bdls206
Sep 05, 2011

Adrian Helmsley: Who are you bringing?
Carl Anheuser: Nobody. Who, my ex-wife? Last thing she said to me, she never wanted to see me again. So be it.

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Jul 18, 2015

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Dec 13, 2010

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Jul 05, 2010

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bdls206
Sep 05, 2011

An epic adventure about a global cataclysm that brings an end to the world and tells of the heroic struggle of the survivors.

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