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2012 ranked

by Jørgen Lien
All films released to either movie theaters, home video, first-run television, streaming or film festivals in Norway between January 1 and December 31, 2012 are eligible for inclusion. The list follows the Norwegian release schedule, so films that opened in the US in previous years are still eligible if they meet one of the criteria listed above. Generally speaking, festival films included on previous year-long lists will not be included (regardless of Norwegian distribution deals), but exceptions may be made. Same goes for select titles which have not yet been released in Norway, but which have been released elsewhere in Europe. Thus, Tiny… Read more

All films released to either movie theaters, home video, first-run television, streaming or film festivals in Norway between January 1 and December 31, 2012 are eligible for inclusion. The list follows the Norwegian release schedule, so films that opened in the US in previous years are still eligible if they meet one of the criteria listed above. Generally speaking, festival films included on previous year-long lists will not be included (regardless of Norwegian distribution deals), but exceptions may be made. Same goes for select titles which have not yet been released in Norway, but which have been released elsewhere in Europe. Thus, Tiny Furniture (2010) is included.

Not on Mubi:

- Til ungdommen (Kari Anne Moe, Norway/ 4 stars) (documentary)
- Inn i mørket (Thomas Wangsmo, Norway/ 2 stars)
- Fuck Up (Øystein Karlsen, Norway/ 2 stars)
- Tina & Bettina: The Movie (Simen Alsvik / 2.5 stars)
- Noseland (Aleksey Igudesman, Austria/ 2,5 stars) (“documentary”)
- Varg Veum: Kalde hjerter (Trond Espen Seim, Norway/ 2,5 stars)
- Radio Rebel (Peter Howitt, USA) (TV movie)
- Geek Charming (Jeffrey Hornaday, USA) (TV movie)
- Frenemies (Daisy von Scherler, USA) (TV movie)

Eligible films featured on 2011 list:

- Carnage (2012 cinema release, #49 on 2011 list, as of December 9, 2012)
- Attack The Block (2012 DVD/BD release, #22)
- Las Acacias (2012 cinema release, #18)
- Weekend (2012 cinema release, #17)
- Maybe Tomorrow (2012, cinema and VOD release, #83)
- Sleeping Beauty (2012 DVD release, #88)
- Dark Horse (2012 cinema release, #96)

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