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The Best Science Fiction Movies of 2012 

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List of the best 2012 science fiction movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. Sci-fi movies are always a solid choice if you're in the mood for watching aliens, mutants, creatures from beyond space and anything else you normally wouldn't see in a film. These are all the science fiction movies that defined the year 2012, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

List is made up of movies like The Avengers and The Hunger Games. This isn't necessarily a list of all science fiction movies from 2012, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Dir. by Joss Whedon (2012), starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans & Mark Ruffalo
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Dir. by Rian Johnson (2012), starring Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt & Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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Dir. by Andrew Stanton (2012), starring Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston & Mark Strong
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Dir. by Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski (2012), starring Halle Berry, Tom Hanks & Susan Sarandon
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Dir. by Ridley Scott (2012), starring Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender & Idris Elba
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Dir. by Francis Lawrence (2014), starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson & Liam Hemsworth
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Dir. by James Mather and Stephen St. Leger (2012), starring Maggie Grace, Guy Pearce & Peter Stormare
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Dir. by Josh Trank (2012), starring Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell & Michael B. Jordan
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Dir. by Pete Travis (2012), starring Lena Headey, Karl Urban & Olivia Thirlby
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Dir. by Paul W. S. Anderson (2012), starring Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter & Michelle Rodriguez
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Dir. by Len Wiseman (2012), starring Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel & Colin Farrell
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Dir. by Marc Webb (2012), starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone & Rhys Ifans
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Dir. by Barry Sonnenfeld (2012), starring Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber & Will Smith
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Dir. by Timo Vuorensola (2012), starring Charlie Chaplin, Udo Kier & Julia Dietze
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Dir. by Colin Trevorrow (2012), starring Kristen Bell, Aubrey Plaza & Jeff Garlin
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Dir. by Gabe Ibáñez (2014), starring Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas & Dylan McDermott
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Dir. by Peter Berg (2012), starring Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker & Liam Neeson
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Dir. by Lorene Scafaria (2012), starring Keira Knightley, Steve Carell & Connie Britton
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The Ghastly Love of Johnny X Dir. by Paul Bunnell (2012), starring Paul Williams, Kevin McCarthy & Creed Bratton
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Dir. by Michael Chang (2012), starring Pauley Perrette, Laraine Newman & Tara Strong
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Dir. by Jon Wright (2012), starring Russell Tovey, Bronagh Gallagher & Richard Coyle
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Dir. by Makoto Kamiya (2012), starring Dave Wittenberg, Robin Sachs & Michael McConnohie
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Dir. by Stephen Sommers (2012)
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Gathering of Heroes: Legend of the Seven Swords Dir. by Mark Steven Grove and Jon Firestone (2012), starring Christopher Atkins, Debra Marshall & Martin Kove
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Dir. by Akiva Schaffer (2012), starring Ben Stiller, Willam Belli & Vince Vaughn