The Biggest Movies of Comic-Con 2012

Here's a comprehensive list of the movies being showcased in San Diego this year.

by | July 12, 2012 | Comments

Comic-Con is officially upon us, and while there will be plenty of great stuff there related to comics, video games, and television, we here at Rotten Tomatoes are naturally most interested in the movies. With that in mind, here’s a complete rundown of the various films that will be represented at this year’s convention. Click on the titles for photos, trailers, release dates, and general info about each of the films, and let us know which ones you’re most excited for!


THURSDAY, JULY 12

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 2 – 12:45-1:45, Hall H

Summit will screen preview footage and host a Q&A session with the director and cast members.

Frankenweenie, Oz the Great and Powerful, and Wreck-It Ralph – 2:05-3:05, Hall H

Walt Disney Studios presents a panel Q&A with directors Tim Burton and Sam Raimi, and the voice cast of Wreck-It Ralph, including John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman.

Hotel Transylvania – 3:00-4:00, Indigo Ballrom at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Accomplished TV animation director Genndy Tartakovsky introduces preview footage and a behind-the-scenes look at his first feature film.

Chinese Zodiac – 3:25-4:25, Hall H

Director and star Jackie Chan will screen trailers for his latest actioner and participate in a Q&A with special guest Oliver Platt.

The Expendables 2 – 4:45-5:45, Hall H

A panel discussion with Sylvester Stallone and the muscular cast of his action sequel, including Jean Claude Van Damme, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Terry Crews, and Dolph Lundgren.

FRIDAY, JULY 13

Paranorman – 10:45-11:45, Hall H

The director and voice cast (Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse) will be on hand for a panel discussion and never-before-seen preview footage of the stop-motion film.

Resident Evil: Retribution – 4:05-4:35, Hall H

Director Paul W.S. Anderson and stars Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez will be joined by other cast members for a Q&A session and screening of unseen preview footage.

Total Recall, Looper, and Elysium – 4:35-6:35, Hall H

Sony gets a big chunk of time for its three sci-fi flicks, which will be represented by each of their directors, as well as their stars: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel (Total Recall); Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt (Looper); and Matt Damon and Jodie Foster (Elysium).

SATURDAY, JULY 14

Django Unchained – 11:30-12:30, Hall H

Quentin Tarantino, Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, and Kerry Washington will be on hand to screen footage from the film and answer questions.

End of Watch and Silent Hill: Revelations 3D – 12:45-1:45, Hall H

Open Road Films will be presenting their two films, with the directors of both films and some of the stars, including Jake Gyllenhaal (End of Watch).

Pacific Rim, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and Superman: Man of Steel – 2:30-5:00, Hall H

Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures are bringing three big films to Comic-Con, and though the panelists for Pacific Rim and Man of Steel haven’t been announced yet, Peter Jackson, Martin Freeman, and Ian McKellen will be on hand to talk about The Hobbit.

Iron Man 3 – 6:00-7:00, Hall H

Director Kevin Feige and “special guests” will offer some insight into the upcoming sequel.

Tag Cloud

romance Fox News GLAAD Writers Guild of America The Arrangement Trailer DirecTV NYCC aliens Calendar Star Trek Red Carpet sitcom Valentine's Day Trivia Comic Book Opinion Year in Review Pop historical drama Superheroes Holidays E! Lionsgate YA Musicals First Look A&E Warner Bros. El Rey Character Guide science fiction Podcast cats Set visit psycho TV Land 24 frames docudrama Universal WGN CMT TCM supernatural Reality Competition HBO Toys LGBTQ Fall TV transformers Spring TV technology war serial killer Emmys Freeform politics Disney Logo ESPN AMC composers CBS All Access Animation Marvel Nat Geo Esquire Dark Horse Comics TruTV Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt USA NBC biography 2016 45 GoT History Musical Star Wars Rock Action TIFF Comedy Netflix crime thriller IFC Martial Arts E3 zombie Pirates Premiere Dates Countdown Super Bowl Comedy Central boxoffice GIFs cops ABC Starz comiccon adventure American Society of Cinematographers 2015 Polls and Games discovery 007 Video Games police drama sports BBC Awards CNN Summer Disney Channel Teen FX Nickelodeon Thanksgiving TCA 2017 Drama what to watch Hulu Schedule Country Election Best and Worst RT History 2017 CBS DC Comics Masterpiece Ghostbusters Box Office Crackle PaleyFest Kids & Family Reality Tumblr TCA Extras Winter TV FXX TBS Rom-Com President Sundance Food Network Mystery Certified Fresh Interview Marathons TNT MSNBC diversity MTV period drama Sneak Peek political drama Showtime SundanceTV Mindy Kaling Amazon Biopics Paramount Ellie Kemper cooking Winners Mary Tyler Moore cinemax TV APB crime drama BET vampires Fantasy ABC Family Grammys TLC The CW based on movie Syfy Lifetime FOX Bravo thriller singing competition BBC America Music Nominations Horror dramedy OWN Sci-Fi X-Men harry potter social media Rocky Oscars talk show travel PBS Cartoon Network VH1 crime DC Universe Tomatazos VICE Adult Swim Watching Series Photos SDCC Infographic ITV Cosplay