The world may be ending but that doesn't mean there isn't time to gobble up some of Hollywood's biggest releases in 2012. View New Zealand takes a look at the 15 movies you've got to check out in the new year.
January 12, 2012
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Hugo is Martin Scorsese's first family film and also his first in 3D.
Sione's 2: Unfinished Business
January 19, 2012
Directed by Simon Bennett
Oscar Kightley, Robbie Magasiva and Shimpal Lelisi
It's five years on.. the boys are older but are they wiser? The sequel to the New Zealand box office smash hit Sione's Wedding.
March 8, 2012
Directed by Andrew Stanton
Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins and Willem Dafoe
Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess who is in desperate need of a savior.
This film has been in various stages of production since 1931. Thought to be unmakeable due to its epic scope the film finally got the greenlight from Walt Disney Pictures in 2008.
The Hunger Games
March 22, 2012
Directed by Gary Ross
Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth
Based on the novel by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games are set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television. Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match and will have to survive her decision.