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The Least Interesting Celebrated 2012 Films

The least interesting celebrated 2012 films are all good movies, but they all fall short of the hype they received from critics and fans alike. These are the most overrated movies of 2012, the most anticipated movies of 2012 and some of the best movies of 2012, however they are also some of the movies who let us down during the year.

An argument could be made that these least interesting yet critically acclaimed movies all did what they were created to do, make money. "The Avengers," "The Dark Knight Rises," "The Hunger Games, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2" and "Skyfall" topped the box office tallies, each earning over a quarter of a billion dollars, but were they really the most exciting movies of the year? Nope.

What these movies did do was cause a lot of buzz then underwhelm rather than deliver. Looper had a great story but it might also put you to sleep in the middle. Bachelorette got a lot of buzz but showed up light on the laughs. Cloud Atlas was touted as a masterpiece, not a confusing way to spend a couple hours. All of these movies were good but far from as great as you'd expect.

Sure these were some of the best horror movies of 2012and the best action movies of 2012, but an equal argument could be made that they're also candidates for the worst movies of 2012 as well.

Did a celebrated movie let you down in 2012? Want to re-rank this list your way? Vote, re-rank and more all below with the least interesting celebrated 2012 movies.

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    Michael Sheen, Xavier Samuel, Rachelle Lefevre

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    John Goodman, James Badge Dale, Brian Geraghty

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    Emily Hampshire, Samantha Morton, Mathieu Amalric

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    Hugh Grant, Hugo Weaving, Jim Broadbent

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    Ann Dowd, Isla Fisher, James Marsden

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    James Saito, Irrfan Khan, Tabu

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    Roger Allam, Ciarán Hinds, Tim McMullan

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    Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Tavis Smiley

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    Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman

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    Irrfan Khan, Rhys Ifans, Campbell Scott

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    Anne Bancroft, Peter Graves, Van Heflin

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    Michel Piccoli, David Stanley Phillips, Elise Caron

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    Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva

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    Tempestt Bledsoe, Bernard Hill, John Goodman

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    Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Penelope Wilton, Ramona Marquez, Celia Imrie

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    Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev, Dylan McDermott

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    Tom Conti, Gary Oldman, Linus Roache

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    Daniel Day-Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones, Jackie Earle Haley

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    Harold Perrineau, Jennifer Ehle, Jessica Chastain

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    Jesse Williams, Bradley Whitford, Richard Jenkins

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    Robert Downey Jr., Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Lenny Kravitz, Julianne Moore, Jena Malone

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    Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem, Rory Kinnear

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    Jeff Daniels, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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