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2012

Did the ancient Mayan civilization know when modern civilization would end? As the ominous predictions interpreted from their calendar begin to unfold, people all over the globe -- including Jackson Curtis (John Cusack) -- find themselves caught in the cataclysmic events. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 156
Theater Release: 13 Nov 2009
Video Release: 02 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Several actors from 2012 take on roles in other films where families are also under stress.Thandie Newton, who plays the First Daughter in this script, stars as the overworked wife of a man struggling to find work in The Pursuit of Happyness. John Cusack performs as a father who must tell his daughters their mother has been killed in combat in Grace Is Gone.

Home Video Extra Features

2012 releases to DVD and Blu-ray on March 2, 2010.
2012 on DVD:
- Audio commentary with Writer/Director Roland Emmerich and Co-Writer Harald Kloser
- Featurette: Roland Emmerich: Master of the Modern Epic
- Alternate Ending
- Deleted Scenes
- Music Video: Time For Miracles by Adam Lambert
2012 on Blu-ray (Single Disc):
- movieIQ (BD Exclusive)
- Picture-in-Picture: Roland’s Vision (includes pre-visualization, storyboards and behind-the-scenes footage, along with interviews with filmmakers, cast and crew).
- Audio commentary with Writer/Director Roland Emmerich and Co-Writer Harald Kloser
- Alternate Ending
2012 on Blu-ray in a 2-Disc Edition:
Disc 1:
- movieIQ (BD Exclusive)
- Picture-in-Picture: Roland’s Vision (includes pre-visualization, storyboards and behind-the-scenes footage, along with interviews with filmmakers, cast and crew).
- Audio commentary with Writer/Director Roland Emmerich and Co-Writer Harald Kloser
- Alternate Ending
Disc 2:
- Interactive Mayan Calendar (find your horoscope and personality profile)
- Featurettes: Mysteries of the Mayan Calendar, Designing the End of the World, Roland Emmerich: Master of the Modern Epic Science Behind the Destruction and The End of the World: The Actor’s Perspective.
- Deleted Scenes
- Countdown to the Future
- Music Videos: Time For Miracles by Adam Lambert
- Making the Music Video Time For Miracles with Adam Lambert
- Digital Copy for PC, Mac & iPod

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