UK Cinema Releases: 2012

Including Shame, War Horse, Prometheus, The Amazing Spider Man, The Dark Knight Rises, Argo, Skyfall, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Life of Pi and Django Unchained

Here is the schedule for UK cinema releases in 2012.

The information is subject to change but hopefully this will be a useful guide to what’s out in the coming months.

Each film’s title in bold, followed by the certificate, distributor and the type of release it will be getting.

JANUARY 2012

Friday 6 January 2012

  • Despair (15) / Park Circus / Key cities
  • Goon (15) / Entertainment One UK / Saturation
  • The Iron Lady (12A) / Fox/Pathe / Saturation
  • Mother And Child / Verve Pictures / Key cities

Friday 13 January 2012

  • The Darkest Hour (3D) (12A) / 20th Century Fox / Key cities
  • Margin Call / Stealth Media / Saturation
  • Shame (18) / Momentum Pictures / Saturation
  • Tatsumi (15) / Soda Pictures / Key Cities
  • A Useful Life / Dogwoof / Key cities
  • War Horse (12A) / Walt Disney / Saturation
  • Vettai (D) / UTV Motion Pictures / Key Cities

Wednesday 18 January 2012

  • Haywire (15) / Paramount/Momentum / Saturation

Thursday 19 January 2012

  • In Search of Haydn / Seventh Art Productions / Key cities

Friday 20 January 2012

  • Coriolanus (15) / Lionsgate UK / Key cities
  • J. Edgar (15) / Warner Bros. / Saturation
  • L’Atalante (R/I) (PG) / bfi Distribution / Key cities
  • The Nine Muses (PG) / New Wave Films / Selected Key cities
  • Red Light Revolution (18) / Terracotta Distribution / Key Cities
  • The Sitter (15) / 20th Century Fox / Key cities
  • Underworld: Awakening (3D) (15) / Entertainment Film Distributors / Saturation
  • W.E (15) / STUDIOCANAL / Saturation
  • X:Night of Vengeance / Revolver Entertainment / Key Cities

Friday 27 January 2012

  • Acts Of Godfrey / Guerilla Films / Special
  • Agneepath / Eros International / Key cities
  • The Descendants (15) / 20th Century Fox / Saturation
  • The Grey / Entertainment Film Distributors / Saturation
  • House Of Tolerance (18) / The Works / Key cities
  • Intruders (15) / Universal Pictures / Key cities
  • Like Crazy (12A) / Paramount / Saturation
  • Mercenaries / Kaleidoscope Entertainment
  • A Monster In Paris (3D) / Entertainment One UK / Saturation
  • Patience (After Sebald) / Soda Pictures / Key cities

FEBRUARY 2012

Wednesday 1 February 2012

  • Chronicle / 20th Century Fox / Saturation

Friday 3 February 2012

  • Best Laid Plans / Vertigo Films / Key cities
  • Bombay Beach / Dogwoof
  • Carnage (15) / STUDIOCANAL
  • Jack And Jill (PG) / Sony Pictures / Saturation
  • Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (3D) / Warner Bros. / Saturation
  • Man On A Ledge (12A) / Entertainment One UK / Saturation
  • Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) / 20th Century Fox / Key cities
  • Young Adult (15) / Paramount / Saturation

Thursday 9 February 2012

  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (3D) / 20th Century Fox

Friday 10 February 2012

  • American Evil / Metrodome
  • Big Miracle / Universal Pictures
  • Casablanca (70th Anniversary) (R/I) (U) / Park Circus / Key cities
  • A Dangerous Method (15) / Lionsgate UK / Key cities
  • Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (D) / UTV Motion Pictures / Key Cities
  • Girl Model / Dogwoof
  • The Muppets (U) / Walt Disney
  • Rampart (15) / STUDIOCANAL
  • The Vow (12A) / Sony Pictures
  • The Woman In Black / Momentum Pictures

Friday 17 February 2012

  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (12A) / Warner Bros. / Saturation
  • Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (3D) (12A) / Entertainment One UK
  • Hadewijch / New Wave Films
  • Position Among The Stars / Dogwoof
  • The Adopted / STUDIOCANAL
  • This Means War / 20th Century Fox
  • The Woman In The Fifth / Artificial Eye

Saturday 18 February 2012

  • Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls / November Films / Key cities

Thursday 23 February 2012

  • Blood Car (18) / Left Films / Key Cities

Friday 24 February 2012

  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel / 20th Century Fox
  • Black Gold (12A) / Warner Bros.
  • Deviation / Revolver Entertainment / Key cities
  • Laura (R/I) (U) / bfi Distribution
  • One For The Money / Entertainment Film Distributors
  • Red Dog / G2 Pictures
  • Safe House / Universal Pictures

Friday 2 March 2012

  • Bel Ami / STUDIOCANAL
  • Carancho / Axiom Films / Key cities
  • The Devil Inside / Paramount
  • Gone / Entertainment Film Distributors
  • Hunky Dory / Entertainment One UK
  • If I Were You / Renaissance/Miracle
  • Khodorkovsky / Trinity Filmed Entertainment
  • Michael (18) / Artificial Eye / Key cities
  • Project X / Warner Bros.
  • A Thousand Kisses Deep / Tomori Films
  • Wanderlust / Universal Pictures

Friday 9 March 2012

  • A Man’s Story / Trinity Filmed Entertainment
  • Angel and Tony / Peccadillo Pictures
  • Bill Cunningham New York / Dogwoof
  • Cleanskin / Warner Bros.
  • The Decoy Bride / CinemaNX
  • John Carter (3D) / Walt Disney
  • Payback Season / Revolver Entertainment / Key cities
  • The Raven / Universal Pictures
  • Salmon Fishing In The Yemen / Lionsgate UK
  • Trishna / Artificial Eye

Friday 16 March 2012

  • 21 Jump Street / Sony Pictures
  • Buck / Revolver Entertainment / Key cities
  • Contraband (15) / Universal Pictures
  • In Darkness / Metrodome / Key cities
  • Mirror Mirror / STUDIOCANAL
  • Once Upon A Time In Anatolia / New Wave Films
  • We Bought A Zoo (PG) / 20th Century Fox

Friday 23 March 2012

  • Act Of Valor / Momentum Pictures
  • Agent Vinod / Eros International
  • The Hunger Games / Lionsgate UK
  • Into The Abyss: A Tale Of Death, A Tale Of Life / Revolver Entertainment
  • The Kid With A Bike / Artificial Eye

Wednesday 28 March 2012

  • The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists (3D) / Sony Pictures

Friday 30 March 2012

  • Babycall / Soda Pictures Key cities
  • Bonsai: A Story of Love, Books and Plants / Network Releasing / Key cities
  • Even In The Rain / 104 Films
  • Even the Rain / Dogwoof
  • Streetdance 2 (3D) / Vertigo Films
  • Tiny Furniture / Independent Distribution / Key Cities
  • Wild Bill / The Works
  • Wrath Of The Titans (3D) / Warner Bros.

Thursday 5 April 2012

  • Housefull / Eros International / Selected cinemas nationwide

Friday 6 April 2012

  • American Pie: Reunion / Universal Pictures
  • The Cold Light Of Day / Entertainment One UK
  • Headhunters / Momentum Pictures
  • La Grande Illusion (R/I) / STUDIOCANAL / Key cities
  • Tales of the Night (3D) / Soda Pictures / Key cities
  • This Must Be The Place / Trinity Filmed Entertainment
  • A Thousand Words / Paramount
  • Titanic 3D / 20th Century Fox

Friday 13 April 2012

  • Bullet To The Head / Entertainment One UK
  • The Cabin In The Woods (3D) / Lionsgate UK
  • Gospel of Us / Soda Pictures
  • The Harsh Light of Day / Left Films / Key cities
  • Lockout / Entertainment Film Distributors
  • Outside Bet / The Works
  • Untitled Farrelly Bros/Wessler Comedy / Momentum Pictures

Friday 20 April 2012

  • African Cats / Walt Disney
  • Battleship / Universal Pictures
  • The House At The End Of The Street / Momentum Pictures
  • Jeff Who Lives At Home / Paramount
  • Playing The Field / Lionsgate UK
  • Town Of Runners / Dogwoof

Friday 27 April 2012

  • The Avengers (3D) / Walt Disney
  • The Five Year Engagement / Universal Pictures
  • Mozart’s Sister / Palisades Tartan

Friday 4 May 2012

  • Ill Manors / Revolver Entertainment
  • The Lucky One / Warner Bros.
  • The Three Stooges / 20th Century Fox
  • Wettest County / Momentum Pictures

Friday 11 May 2012

  • Cafe de Flore / Momentum Pictures
  • Dark Shadows / Warner Bros.
  • Forgiveness of Blood / Soda Pictures / Key cities
  • Safe / Momentum Pictures

Friday 18 May 2012

  • The Dictator / Paramount
  • What To Expect When You’re Expecting / Lionsgate UK

Friday 25 May 2012

  • If Not Us, Who? / Soda Pictures / Key cities
  • Men In Black 3 (3D) / Sony Pictures
  • Now Is Good / Warner Bros.

Friday 1 June 2012

  • LOL / Lionsgate UK
  • Prometheus (3D) / 20th Century Fox
  • Snow White And The Huntsman / Universal Pictures
  • The Source / Picturehouse Entertainment

Friday 8 June 2012

  • A Fantastic Fear Of Everything / Universal Pictures
  • Rock Of Ages / Warner Bros.

Friday 15 June 2012

  • Jack The Giant Killer (3D) / Warner Bros.
  • Rowdy Rathore / UTV Motion Pictures / Key Cities

Friday 22 June 2012

  • Confession of a Child of the Century / Soda Pictures / Key cities
  • G.I Joe: Retaliation / Paramount
  • Think Like A Man / Sony Pictures

Friday 29 June 2012

  • Storage 24 / Universal Pictures

Wednesday 4 July 2012

  • The Amazing Spider Man (3D) / Sony Pictures

Friday 6 July 2012

  • Ice Age: Continental Drift (3D) / 20th Century Fox

Friday 20 July 2012

  • The Dark Knight Rises / Warner Bros.

Friday 27 July 2012

  • Dr Seuss’ The Lorax (3D) / Universal Pictures

Thursday 2 August 2012

  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (3D) / 20th Century Fox

Friday 3 August 2012

  • Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days / 20th Century Fox
  • Ted / Universal Pictures

Friday 10 August 2012

  • Petit Nicholas / Soda Pictures Key cities
  • Step Up 4 (3D) / Universal Pictures

Friday 17 August 2012

  • The Bourne Legacy / Universal Pictures
  • Brave (3D) / Walt Disney

Wednesday 22 August 2012

  • Neighbourhood Watch / 20th Century Fox
  • Total Recall / Sony Pictures

Friday 24 August 2012

  • Sinister / Momentum Pictures
  • Warm Bodies / Entertainment One UK

24 August 2012

29 August 2012

31 August 2012


7 September 2012

9 September 2012

  • Splash Area (2012) (Yellow Fever Independent Film Festival)

10 September 2012

12 September 2012

14 September 2012

17 September 2012

19 September 2012

20 September 2012

  • Wraith (2012) (Preston) (premiere)

21 September 2012

22 September 2012

24 September 2012

28 September 2012

29 September 2012


1 October 2012

2 October 2012

3 October 2012

4 October 2012

5 October 2012

8 October 2012

10 October 2012

12 October 2012

15 October 2012

17 October 2012

18 October 2012

  • Fabled (2012) (DVD premiere)

19 October 2012

20 October 2012

25 October 2012

  • Entity (2012) (Bram Stoker International Film Festival)

26 October 2012

28 October 2012

  • Soap (2012) (Bournemouth)

29 October 2012

30 October 2012

31 October 2012


1 November 2012

2 November 2012

7 November 2012

8 November 2012

9 November 2012

10 November 2012

11 November 2012

12 November 2012

13 November 2012

14 November 2012

16 November 2012

17 November 2012

19 November 2012

20 November 2012

21 November 2012

23 November 2012

25 November 2012

26 November 2012

  • First (2012 Documentary)

29 November 2012

30 November 2012


1 December 2012

3 December 2012

5 December 2012

7 December 2012

8 December 2012

10 December 2012

13 December 2012

14 December 2012

15 December 2012

20 December 2012

21 December 2012

26 December 2012

27 December 2012

28 December 2012

31 December 2012

Author: Ambrose Heron

Editor of FILMdetail