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The rules:

You can post a list of anywhere between 1 and 20 films (or more, but only 20 will be counted) from the period we're covering. The deciding factor in terms of release dates is the RYM list and the top 20 of each period will go on to the final top 100. The deadline is July 31st.

The points scheme is as follows:
1. 50
2. 40
3. 35
4. 30
5. 25
6. 20
7. 18
8. 16
9. 14
10. 12
11. 10
12. 9
13. 8
14. 7
15. 6
16. 5
17. 4
18. 3
19. 2
20. 1

However, these are the maximum amounts of points. If you want to put certain films on your list but don't want to give them too many points, you can choose to give these less points than in this scheme (but never more) to decrease the impact on the overall results. If you don't specifically state that you want to give (some of) your films fewer points, I will assume the standard scheme.

Here are some lists to remind you of the films released in 2012:

IMDb
RYM
Films101
RottenTomatoes

If you vote for 4 movies or less, this is the adjusted scores:
4 votes
1. Movie 40 p
2. 30 p
3. 20 p
4. 15 p

3 votes
1. Movie 30 p
2. 20 p
3. 15 p

2 votes
1. Movie 20 p
2. 15 p

1 vote
1. Movie 15 p
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It's very hard to rank movies from #11 to about #35. They could be almost in any order.

1. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
2. Jagten [The Hunt] (2012)
3. După dealuri [Beyond the Hills] (2012)
4. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
5. Broken (2012)
6. Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present (2012)
7. おおかみこどもの雨と雪 [The Wolf Children Ame and Yuki] (2012)
8. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
9. The Act of Killing (2012)
10. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
11. Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang (2012)
12. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
13. Amour (2012)
14. Frances Ha (2012)
15. En kongelig affære [A Royal Affair] (2012)
16. To the Wonder (2012)
17. The Master (2012)
18. Blancanieves [Snow White] (2012)
19. Ernest et Célestine [Ernest & Celestine] (2012)
20. It's Such a Beautiful Day

21. Moonrise Kingdom
22. What Maisie Knew
23. Holy Motors (2012)
24. وجدة [Wadjda]
25. Prometheus
26. Spring Breakers
27. Dans la maison [In the House]
28. The Dark Knight Rises
29. A Late Quartet
30. The Paperboy
31. Kovasikajuttu [The Punk Syndrome] (Documentary)
32. Ginger & Rosa
33. Vuosaari [Naked Harbour]
34. Säilöttyjä unelmia [Canned Dreams] (Documentary)
35. Kohta 18
36. The House I Live In (Documentary)
37. The Imposter (Documentary)
38. Room 237 (Documentary)
39. Marley (Documentary)
40. Sinivalkoinen valhe [When Heroes Lie] (Documentary)
41. Puhdistus [Purge]
42. Killing Them Softly
43. Argo
44. Barbara
45. Django Unchained
46. Promised Land
47. Skyfall
48. Side by Side
49. De rouille et d'os [Rust and Bone]
50. Silver Linings Playbook
51. Anna Karenina
52. Tähtitaivas talon yllä [Stars Above]
53. The Angels' Share
54. London: The Modern Babylon (Documentary)
55. Premium Rush
56. Cosmopolis
57. שומרי הסף [The Gatekeepers] (Documentary)
58. Frankenweenie
59. The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (Documentary)
60. Song for Marion [Unfinished Song]
61. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
62. Looper
63. Wreck-It Ralph
64. Berberian Sound Studio
65. Brave
66. More Than Honey (Documentary)
67. Post tenebras lux [Light After Darkness]
68. Four Horsemen (Documentary)
69. Maniac
70. ParaNorman
71. Äta sova dö [Eat Sleep Die]
72. Dark Shadows
73. Much Ado About Nothing
74. Ruby Sparks
75. 피에타 [Pietà]
76. Byzantium
77. Camille redouble [Camille Rewinds]
78. Life of Pi
79. Lincoln
80. Niko 2 - Lentäjäveljekset [Niko 2: Little Brother, Big Trouble]
81. Cloud Atlas
82. Dredd
83. Antiviral
84. Lón sa Spéir [Men at Lunch] (Documentary)
85. Iron Sky
86. The Avengers [Avengers Assemble]
87. Insensibles [Painless]
88. המשגיחים [God's Neighbors]
89. Piranha 3DD
90. V/H/S

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1. Leviathan / Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Verena Paravel / France
2. Spring Breakers / Harmony Korine / U.S.
3. Outrage Beyond / Takeshi Kitano / Japan
4. Berberian Sound Studio / Peter Strickland / U.K.
5. Like Someone in Love / Abbas Kiarostami / France
6. Reality / Matteo Garrone / Italy
7. Moonrise Kingdom / Wes Anderson / U.S.
8. Lawless / John Hillcoat / U.S.
9. Silver Linings Playbook / David O. Russell / U.S.
10. Django Unchained / Quentin Tarantino / U.S.
11. Post tenebras lux (Light After Darkness) / Carlos Reygadas / Mexico
12. Prometheus / Ridley Scott / U.S.
13. Barbara / Christian Petzold / Germany
14. Gebo et l'ombre (Gebo and the Shadow) / Manoel de Oliveira / Portugal
15. Beasts of the Southern Wild / Benh Zeitlin / U.S.
16. For Ellen / So-yong Kim / U.S.
17. Cosmopolis / David Cronenberg / Canada
18. Frankenweenie / Tim Burton / U.S.
19. 56 Up / Michael Apted / U.K.
20. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey / Peter Jackson / U.K.

21. Tabu / Miguel Gomes / Portugal
22. La noche de enfronte (The Night in Front) / Raul Ruiz / Chile
23. Centro historico / Aki Kaurismaki/Pedro Costa/Victor Erice/Manoel de Oliveira / Portugal
24. John Dies at the End / Don Coscarelli / U.S.
25. Lincoln / Steven Spielberg / U.S.
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1. Looper
2. Django Unchained
3. Life Of Pi
4. Silver Linings Playbook
5. The Place Beyond The Pines
6. Skyfall
7. Argo
8. Zero Dark Thirty
9. The Dark Knight Rises
10 Moonrise Kingdom
11. Dredd
12. Marvel's The Avengers
13. Chronicle
14. Flight
15. The Grey
16. End Of Watch
17. 21 Jump Street
18. Safe House
19. Jack Reacher
20. Killing Them Softly
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2012 was kind of a wierd year for me. I liked a lot of movies most people didn't and I hated a lot of movies most people loved. I still have a decent sized list, but don't expect a lot of safe picks. I won't hold back from being honest.

1) Life of Pi
2) Skyfall
3) It's Such a Beautiful Day
4) Holy Motors
5) Searching for Sugar Man
6) Cloud Atlas (Believe me, I lost a lot of friends for liking this)
7) The Avengers
8) Dredd
9) Moonrise Kingdom
10) Hunger Games
11) the Place Beyond the Pines (Most underrated movie of the decade)
12) Argo
13) Paranorman
14) Chronicle
15) Django Unchained
16) Evangelion Rebuild 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo
17) Blancanieves (Spanish Snow White)
18) Perks of Being a Wallflower
19) Wreck-it Ralph
20) Act of Killing

Once again, I do intend to add to it.

And bootsy...The Raid: Redemption already qualified from 2011. You might wanna change your list there.
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1. Jagten (Thomas Vinterberg)
2. Killing Them Softly (Andrew Dominik)
3. Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin)
4. Anna Karenina (Joe Wright)
5. Prometheus (Ridley Scott)
6. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)
7. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
8. Amour (Michael Haneke)
9. Ping Pong (Anson Hartford and Hugh Hartford)
10. The Dark Knight Rises (Christoper Nolan)
11. Argo (Ben Affleck)
12. To the Wonder (Terrence Malick)
13. Skyfall (Sam Mendes)
14. Looper (Rian Johnson)
15. Lincoln (Steven Spielberg)
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1. Spring Breakers
2. Magic Mike
3. Cosmopolis
4. Twilight Saga:Breaking Dawn Part 2
5. 21 Jump Street
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1) Amour
2) Zero Dark Thirty
3) Beasts of the Southern Wild
4) Marvel's The Avengers
5) Looper
6) The Act of Killing
7) Stoker
8) Moonrise Kingdom
9) The Impossible
10) Barbara
11) Holy Motors
12) Frankenweenie
13) The Attack
14) Killing Them Softly
15) Compliance

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lbangs wrote: 7) Stoker
I think Stoker is a 2013 movie (at least according to IMDb, RYM and Wikipedia). It's probably my favorite (or at least a top 3) Park Chan-wook movie so I will give it some points next month and hopefully you will too. :)
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1. De rouille et d'os [Rust and Bone] (Jacques Audiard)
2. Looper (Rian Johnson)
3. Beasts of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin)
4. Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang (Laurent Cantet)
5. The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)
6. Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow)
7. Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach)
8. Killing Them Softly (Andrew Dominik)
9. Tabu (Miguel Gomes)
10. À perdre la raison [Our Children] (Joachim Lafosse)
11. DSK, Hollande, etc. (1) (Pierre Carles)
12. Holy Motors (Leos Carax)
13. Le marin masqué (Sophie Letourneur)
14. Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)
15. שומרי הסף [The Gatekeepers] (Dror Moreh)
16. Amour (Michael Haneke)
17. Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine)
18. The Angels' Share (Ken Loach)
19. Compliance (Craig Zobel)
20. Seven Psychopaths (Martin McDonagh)
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01. Killing Them Softly
02. 21 Jump Street
03. Skyfall
04. The Dark Knight Rises
05. End of Watch
06. Lincoln
07. Chronicle
08. Compliance
09. Looper
10. Five-Year Engagement

11. Silver Linings Playbook
12. Act of Killing
13. Pitch Perfect
14. The Campaign
15. The Master
16. Zero Dark Thirty
17. The Cabin in the Woods
18. The Queen of Versailles
19. Smashed
20. Django Unchained
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List updated. Two films I enjoyed take the final two spots.
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1. Barbara (Christian Petzold, Germany)
2. Stories We Tell [doc] (Sarah Polley, USA)
3. First Cousin Once Removed [doc] (Alan Berliner, USA)
4. The Act of Killing [doc] (Joshua Oppenheimer, Denmark)
5. Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters [doc] (Ben Shapiro, USA)
6. Drug War (Johnny To, China)
7. How to Survive a Plague [doc] (David France, USA)
8. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, France)
9. Museum Hours (Jem Cohen, Austria)
10. Amour (Michael Haneke, France)
11. Skyfall (Sam Mendes, USA)
12. Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell, USA)
13. China Heavyweight [doc] (Yung Chang, Canada)
14. Marvel's The Avengers (Joss Whedon, USA)
15. 21 Jump Street (Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, USA)
16. Argo (Ben Affleck, USA)
17. Lincoln (Steven Spielberg, USA)
18. Life of Pi (Ang Lee, USA)
19. In the House (Francois Ozon, France)
20. Bestiare [doc] (Dennis Cote, France)
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1. Silver Linings Playbook
2. The Hunger Games
3. En kongelig affaere [A Royal Affair]
4. Life of Pi
5. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
6. Wadjda
7. To Rome with Love
8. Ginger & Rosa
9. Hitchcock
10. Shadow Dancer
11. Cloud Atlas
12. Anna Karenina
13. Jagten [The Hunt]
14. L'Enfant d'en haut [Sister]
15. Looper
16. Byzantium
17. The Central Park Five [doc]
18. Like Someone in Love
19. Woody Allen: A Documentary [doc]
20. Spring Breakers
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1. Moonrise Kingdom
2. Lincoln
3. The Hunt
4. Silver Linings Playbook
5. Skyfall
6. Argo
7. Amour
8. Django Unchained
9. Zero Dark Thirty
10. The Master
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1. Amour
2. It's Such a Beautiful Day
3. Holy Motors
4. Moonrise Kingdom
5. The Master
6. The Act of Killing
7. Ernest & Celestine
8. Beasts of the Southern Wild
9. Zero Dark Thirty
10. Cloud Atlas
11. Django Unchained
12. The Avengers
13. Skyfall
14. Argo
15. Lincoln
16. ParaNorman
17. Looper
18. Life of Pi
19. The Dark Knight Rises
20. Les Miserables
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1. De rouille et d'os - Jacques Audiard
2. Barbara - Christian Petzold
3. No – Pablo Larrain
4. Frankenweenie – Tim Burton
5. O som ao redor - Kleber Mendonça Filho
6. Oh Boy - Jan Ole Gerster
7. Les chevaux de Dieu - Nabil Ayouch
8. Holy Motors - Leos Carax
9. Paradies: Liebe – Ulrich Seidl
10. The Dark Knight Rises - Christoper Nolan
11. The Hunger Games – Gary Ross
12. Lincoln – Steven Spielberg
13. Robot & Frank – Jake Schreier
14. Jagten - Thomas Vinterberg
15. Aqui y alla - Antonio Méndez Esparza

Honorable mentions:

End Of Watch – David Ayer
L'enfant d'en haut – Ursula Meier
Silver Linings Playbook – David O. Russell
Gnade – Matthias Glasner
Beasts of the Southern Wild - Benh Zeitlin
Django Unchained - Quentin Tarantino
Grupo 7 - Alberto Rodríguez
Bai lu yuan - Quan'an Wang
Kapringen - Tobias Lindholm
Die Summe meiner einzelnen Teile – Hans Weingartner
Csak a szél – Benedek Fliegauf
Cesare deve morire – Paolo et Vittorio Taviani
Zero Dark Thirty – Kathrin Bigelow
Hitchcock - Sacha Gervasi
La sirga – William Vega
The Master – Paul Thomas Anderson
Savages – Oliver Stone
Après mai – Olivier Assayas
Yema - Djamila Sahraoui
Queen of Montreuil - Sólveig Anspach
La playa DC - Juan Andrés Arango Garcia
To Rome with Love – Woody Allen
De Martes a Martes - Gustavo Triviño
The Act Of Killing – Joshua Oppenheimer
Du zhan – Johnny To
Argo – Ben Affleck
The Five Year Engagement – Nicholas Stoller
Camille redouble – Noémie Lvovsky
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1. Django Unchained – Quentin Tarantino (USA)
2. Argo – Ben Affleck (USA)
3. Dans la maison (In the House) – François Ozon (France)
4. Blancanieves (Snow White) – Pablo Berger (Spain / Belgium / France)
5. Frances Ha – Noah Baumbach (USA)
6. Seven Psychopaths – Martin McDonagh (USA)
7. Moonrise Kingdom – Wes Anderson (USA)
8. Men in Black III – Barry Sonnenfeld (USA)
9. The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky (USA)
10. Silver Linings Playbook – David O. Russell (USA)
11. Looper – Rian Johnson (USA)
12. Jagten (The Hunt) – Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark / Sweden)
13. The Master – Paul Thomas Anderson (USA)
14. Searching for Sugar Man – Malik Bendjelloul (Sweden / UK / Finland)
15. The Broken Circle Breakdown – Felix Van Groeningen (The Netherlands)
16. Hitchcock – Sacha Gervasi (USA)
17. The Lorax – Chris Renaud (USA)
18. Amour – Michael Haneke (France)
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1. The Act of Killing
2. The Hunt
3. Django Unchained
4. Moonrise Kingdom
5. Amour
6. The Master
7. Frances Ha
8. Holy Motors
9. Mud
10. Wreck-It Ralph
11. The Place Beyond the Pines
12. Beasts of the Southern Wild
13. Life of Pi
14. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
15. Skyfall
16. Seven Psychopaths
17. Silver Linings Playbook
18. Looper
19. The Dark Knight Rises
20. Zero Dark Thirty
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Not a huge fan of this year,but what the hell:

1. Searching For Sugarman
2. Mud
3. Django Unchained
4. The Hunt
5. Frances Ha
6. Zero Dark Thirty
7. Life Of Pi
8. 56 Up
9. Silver Linings Playbook
10. London - The Modern Babylon
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1. The Hunt - 219
2. Moonrise Kingdom - 215
3. Django Unchained - 205
4. Amour - 187
5. Beasts of the Southern Wild - 186
6. Silver Linings Playbook - 173
7. Zero Dark Thirty - 160
8. Looper - 159
9. Skyfall - 152
10. Life of Pi - 147
11. The Act of Killing - 144
12. Holy Motors - 134
13. The Master - 120
14. Killing Them Softly - 115
15. Barbara - 112
16. Argo - 109
17. Rust and Bone - 100
18. Spring Breakers - 95
19. Searching for Sugar Man - 94
20. Frances Ha - 93
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Thanks BleuPanda.
One of the most interesting results in our movie poll history. I actually counted the results too. The variety of Amers favorites is huge. With 17 voters total the winner with only 219 points is probably the lowest average score winner ever in our poll history (8 put it in their top 20 though) and #20 with 93 points is definitely the highest #20 score ever (even in 00s and 90s polls there where ones in which that score would have meant a top 10 place.)
Biggest surprises not in top 20. The IMDb fanboy favorites Avengers (#24) and Dark Knight Rises (#25). RYM darling It's Such a Beautiful Day (#22) (haven't people seen it here?). I also expected that Prometheus (#44) and To the Wonder (#74) would have been higher.
Some surprises I didn't expect to see that high. Looper (#52 of its year in RYM and not a near top 250 movie in IMDb ended at #8 but was a long time at #2.) and Skyfall (before this only Goldfinger had qualified. There have been only one Sam Mendes movie in the final before (American Beauty) so the famous director doesn't clear this either (looks like it was just exceptionally good Bond-movie according to some voters).
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I actually drew some diagrams (the same ones Moonbeam used in the artist poll In Ancient times of AM. :)
These pictures shows that even the movies in the final top 5 weren't in the top 20 all the time.
Beasts of the Southern Wild leaded almost the whole poll but in the very end it dropped a lot. Jagten (The Hunt) wasn't leading in any point during the poll (until the final voter (Midaso) voted).
y-axis is rank and x-axis is voter.

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This is going to be the quickest year on my watchlist. Only four films (Zero Dark Thirty, Killing them Softly, Barbara and Spring Breakers) I have not seen. Really pleasantly surprised by the result.
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