- Genre: Action & Adventure
- Rating: PG-13
- Director: Roland Emmerich
- Writers: Roland Emmerich
- Producer: Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser
- Cast: John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover, Woody Harrelson, Tom McCarthy
- Plot: A scientist detects shifting continental plates and sun flares and realizes that this foretells the imminent destruction of the planet. A novelist hooks up with his ex and her new boyfriend in a global journey toward safety. If there is any safety.
- Synopsis: When typhoons, earthquakes and other disasters suddenly threaten to destroy the world, Jackson (John Cusack), his estranged wife, Kate (Amanda Peet), and others surmise that the secret may lie in ancient Mayan prophecies that describe global calamity in the year 2012. Roland Emmerich co-writes and directs a star-studded ensemble cast that also includes Thandie Newton, Oliver Platt, Woody Harrelson, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Danny Glover.