Best of 2012 So Far

The Best Movies & TV of 2012... So Far

Top 20 Editors' Picks in DVD and Blu-ray, Top 50 Customer Picks, Top Instant Video, and more


Our editors couldn't wait until the end of the year to bring you their favorites in movies & television, so we're taking a look at 2012's releases (Jan. 1 thru April 30) and ranking the Best of the Year So Far. Check out our picks in DVD, Blu-ray, and Amazon Instant Video.

Top 20 on Blu-ray
Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season

1. Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season
Blu-ray: $69.95
DVD: $37.99
Watch now: $2.99
Hugo

2. Hugo
Blu-ray: $34.99
DVD: $8.45
Watch now: $2.99
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Blu-ray: $26.95
DVD: $8.96
Watch now: $2.99
Casablanca (70th Anniversary Limited Collector's Edition)

4. Casablanca (70th Anniversary Limited Collector's Edition)
Blu-ray: $27.99
Battle Royale: The Complete Collection

5. Battle Royale: The Complete Collection
Blu-ray: $23.44
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

6. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Blu-ray: $9.99
The Muppets

7. The Muppets
Blu-ray: $10.66
DVD: $6.75
Watch now: $2.99
Frozen Planet: The Complete Series

8. Frozen Planet: The Complete Series
Blu-ray: $18.91
DVD: $19.88
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol

9. Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol
Blu-ray: $11.69
DVD: $7.79
Watch now: $2.99
The Adventures of Tintin

10. The Adventures of Tintin
Blu-ray: $22.20
DVD: $7.54
Watch now: $2.99
Lady and the Tramp

11. Lady and the Tramp
Blu-ray: $52.75
DVD: $25.99
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To Kill a Mockingbird 50th Anniversary Edition

12. To Kill a Mockingbird 50th Anniversary Edition
Blu-ray: $13.07
DVD: $8.49
Shame

13. Shame
Blu-ray: $13.39
Watch now: $2.99
Pearl Jam Twenty

14. Pearl Jam Twenty
Blu-ray: $26.98
DVD: $14.99
Ben-Hur (50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition)

15. Ben-Hur (50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition)
Blu-ray: $49.95
Chinatown

16. Chinatown
Blu-ray: $33.59
Melancholia

17. Melancholia
Blu-ray: $12.48
DVD: $8.99
Watch now: $2.99
Wings

18. Wings
Blu-ray:
DVD: $23.99
The Skin I Live In

19. The Skin I Live In
Blu-ray: $18.39
Watch now: $2.99
Puss in Boots

20. Puss in Boots
Blu-ray: $24.71
DVD: $9.14
Watch now: $2.99
Top 20 on DVD
The Descendants

1. The Descendants
DVD: $8.59
Blu-ray: $12.49
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Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 2

2. Downton Abbey Season 2
DVD: $16.95
Blu-ray: $24.60
Watch now: $1.99
Drive

3. Drive
DVD: $4.99
Blu-ray: $11.26
Watch now:
50/50

4. 50/50
DVD: $5.00
Blu-ray: $8.96
Watch now: $2.99
Justified: The Complete Second Season

5. Justified: The Complete Second Season
DVD: $17.00
Blu-ray: $17.99
Watch now: $1.99
Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season

6. Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season
DVD: $14.96
Blu-ray:
Watch now: $2.99
Moneyball

7. Moneyball
DVD: $5.00
Blu-ray: $9.96
Watch now: $7.99
Mildred Pierce

8. Mildred Pierce
DVD: $14.99
Blu-ray: $19.49
Watch now: $3.99
My Week with Marilyn

9. My Week with Marilyn
DVD: $7.71
Blu-ray: $9.74
Watch now: $2.99
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

10. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
DVD: $9.96
Blu-ray: $12.99
Watch now: $2.99
Ides of March

11. Ides of March
DVD: $9.70
Blu-ray: $14.21
Watch now: $9.99
The Killing: Season One

12. The Killing: Season One
DVD: $13.99
Blu-ray: $18.08
Watch now: $1.99
A Dangerous Method

13. A Dangerous Method
DVD: $13.79
Blu-ray: $14.49
Watch now: $2.99
An Idiot Abroad

14. An Idiot Abroad
DVD: $23.49
Blu-ray: $14.99
Watch now: $1.99
War Horse

15. War Horse
DVD: $8.83
Blu-ray: $9.20
Watch now: $2.99
Martha Marcy May Marlene

16. Martha Marcy May Marlene
DVD: $5.39
Blu-ray: $7.70
Watch now: $2.99
The Way

17. The Way
DVD: $4.14
Blu-ray: $12.50
Watch now: $1.99
Like Crazy

18. Like Crazy
DVD: $9.00
Blu-ray: $19.99
Watch now: $2.99
Carnage

19. Carnage
DVD: $14.49
Blu-ray: $13.59
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Wainy Days

20. Wainy Days
DVD: $10.00
Watch now:

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Best of 2012...So Far in Amazon Instant Video
Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season

1. Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season
Watch now: $2.99
Downton Abbey: Season 2

2. Downton Abbey: Season 2
Watch now: $1.99
The Descendants

3. The Descendants
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Watch now: $2.99
Drive

5. Drive
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The Walking Dead: Season 2

6. The Walking Dead: Season 2
Watch now: $1.99
Hugo

7. Hugo
Watch now: $2.99
The Muppets

8. The Muppets
Watch now: $2.99
Justified: Season 3

9. Justified: Season 3
Watch now: $1.99
Shame

10. Shame
Watch now: $2.99