Movies - 2008by johnluiz1 | created - 14 Jun 2012 | updated - 29 Dec 2013 | Public
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1. 27 Dresses (2008)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with.
Votes: 136,211 | Gross: $76.81M
2. Cassandra's Dream (2007)
PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go badly and the two become enemies.
Votes: 46,682 | Gross: $0.97M
3. The Last Word (I) (2008)
R | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A man (Bentley) who makes his living composing other people's suicide notes enters into a romance with the sister (Ryder) of a recent client.
4. Over Her Dead Body (2008)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A ghost tries to sabotage her former boyfriend's current relationship with a psychic.
Votes: 22,358 | Gross: $7.56M
5. Strange Wilderness (2008)
R | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy
With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.
Votes: 19,565 | Gross: $6.56M
6. Fool's Gold (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A new clue to the whereabouts of a lost treasure rekindles a married couple's sense of adventure -- and their estranged romance.
Votes: 65,138 | Gross: $70.23M
7. In Bruges (2008)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.
Votes: 338,310 | Gross: $7.76M
8. Definitely, Maybe (2008)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A political consultant tries to explain his impending divorce and past relationships to his 11-year-old daughter.
Votes: 138,119 | Gross: $31.97M
9. Vantage Point (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Votes: 134,336 | Gross: $72.27M
10. Charlie Bartlett (2007)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A rich kid becomes the self-appointed psychiatrist to the student body of his new high school.
Votes: 59,049 | Gross: $3.95M
11. Be Kind Rewind (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy
Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.
Votes: 83,622 | Gross: $11.17M
12. The Counterfeiters (2007)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, War
The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.
Votes: 39,232 | Gross: $5.48M
Out 2/22/08, On DVD 8/5/08
13. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History
Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII.
Votes: 91,333 | Gross: $26.81M
14. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Votes: 23,844 | Gross: $12.29M
15. Married Life (2007)
PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A 1940s-set drama where an adulterous man plots his wife's death instead of putting her through the humiliation of a divorce.
Votes: 8,433 | Gross: $1.51M
16. Drillbit Taylor (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully.
Votes: 53,433 | Gross: $32.85M
17. Leatherheads (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.
Votes: 29,065 | Gross: $31.20M
18. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex - and she's bringing along her new boyfriend.
Votes: 233,760 | Gross: $63.17M
19. Baby Mama (2008)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.
Votes: 36,452 | Gross: $60.27M
20. Son of Rambow (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
During a long English summer in the early 1980s, two schoolboys from differing backgrounds set out to make a film inspired by First Blood (1982).
Votes: 28,616 | Gross: $1.78M
Out of 5/2/08
21. Made of Honor (2008)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
A guy in love with an engaged woman tries to win her over after she asks him to be her maid of honor.
Votes: 59,568 | Gross: $46.01M
22. What Happens in Vegas (2008)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.
Votes: 151,109 | Gross: $80.28M
23. Then She Found Me (2007)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
39-year-old April Epner's childish husband and school teacher colleague Benjamin/Ben leaves her, but with her biological clock ticking ever more loudly. Her dying bossy adoptive mother is ... See full summary »
Votes: 9,015 | Gross: $3.74M
24. War, Inc. (2008)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A corporation hires a professional assassin to pose as its trade show representative who must organize the wedding of a Middle Eastern pop star, which will allow him the opportunity to kill a Middle Eastern politician.
Votes: 20,535 | Gross: $0.58M
25. The Foot Fist Way (2006)
R | 85 min | Comedy
An inept tae kwon do instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow tae kwon do enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Wallace.
Votes: 10,037 | Gross: $0.23M
26. The Promotion (2008)
R | 86 min | Comedy
Two assistant managers of a corporate grocery store vie for a coveted promotion.
Votes: 17,132 | Gross: $0.41M
27. Brick Lane (2007)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama
A young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneen, arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. Trapped within the four walls of her flat ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,689 | Gross: $1.09M
28. Finding Amanda (2008)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
A television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling is sent to Las Vegas to convince his troubled niece to enter rehab.
Votes: 3,080 | Gross: $0.06M
29. WALL·E (2008)
G | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
Votes: 824,557 | Gross: $223.81M
30. The Wackness (2008)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop. Set against this backdrop, a lonely teenager named Luke Shapiro spends his last summer before university selling marijuana throughout New York City, trading it with his unorthodox psychotherapist for treatment, while having a crush on his stepdaughter.
Votes: 28,384 | Gross: $2.08M
31. Brideshead Revisited (2008)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance
A poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Votes: 10,785 | Gross: $6.41M
32. Frozen River (2008)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama
Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Here, the lure of fast money from smuggling ... See full summary »
Votes: 22,781 | Gross: $2.51M
33. Swing Vote (2008)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
In a remarkable turn-of-events, the result of the presidential election comes down to one man's vote.
Votes: 16,040 | Gross: $16.28M
34. Bottle Shock (2008)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
The story of the early days of California wine making featuring the now infamous, blind Paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as "Judgment of Paris".
Votes: 13,246 | Gross: $4.04M
(Out 8/6/08, On DVD 2/3/09, Watch 2/9/12) Interesting and fun story about the first American wine to beat the French in a blind taste. Good character development, great acting from whole cast. Rate 7/10
35. Pineapple Express (2008)
R | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A process server and his marijuana dealer wind up on the run from hitmen and a corrupt police officer after he witnesses his dealer's boss murder a competitor while trying to serve papers on him.
Votes: 277,875 | Gross: $87.34M
36. Tropic Thunder (2008)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy
Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.
Votes: 333,363 | Gross: $110.52M
37. Henry Poole Is Here (2008)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
Henry Poole moves in to a house in his old neighborhood, to spend what he believes are his remaining days alone. The discovery of a "miracle" by a nosy neighbor ruptures his solitude and restores his faith in life.
Votes: 11,448 | Gross: $1.84M
38. The House Bunny (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
After Playboy bunny Shelley is kicked out of the playboy mansion, she finds a job as the house mother for a sorority full of socially awkward girls.
Votes: 69,763 | Gross: $48.24M
39. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Votes: 216,922 | Gross: $23.22M
40. Burn After Reading (2008)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A disk containing mysterious information from a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous and daft gym employees who attempt to sell it.
Votes: 269,825 | Gross: $60.36M
41. My Best Friend's Girl (2008)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
Tank faces the ultimate test of friendship when his best friend hires him to take his ex-girlfriend out on a lousy date in order to make her realize how great her former boyfriend is.
Votes: 39,365 | Gross: $19.22M
42. Ghost Town (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Votes: 63,715 | Gross: $13.21M
43. The Lucky Ones (2008)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The story revolves around three soldiers - Colee, TK and Cheever - who return from the war after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,439 | Gross: $0.18M
44. Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A doctor who is traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn.
Votes: 19,873 | Gross: $41.85M
45. Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
R | 160 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Set in 1944 Italy, the story of four black American soldiers who get trapped in a Tuscan village during WWII.
Votes: 16,451 | Gross: $7.92M
46. Towelhead (2007)
R | 124 min | Drama
A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.
Votes: 10,780 | Gross: $0.37M
47. Flash of Genius (2008)
PG-13 | 119 min | Biography, Drama
Robert Kearns takes on the Detroit automakers who he claims stole his idea for the intermittent windshield wiper.
Votes: 15,271 | Gross: $4.23M
48. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
High school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg when she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.
Votes: 80,062 | Gross: $31.49M
49. Blindness (2008)
R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant white blindness.
Votes: 63,208 | Gross: $3.07M
50. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
R | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.
Votes: 63,865 | Gross: $2.78M
51. Rachel Getting Married (2008)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past ten years, returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Votes: 43,392 | Gross: $12.80M
52. Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.
Votes: 34,207 | Gross: $3.49M
53. Body of Lies (2008)
R | 128 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence.
Votes: 188,815 | Gross: $39.39M
54. The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens, a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with ... See full summary »
Votes: 21,532 | Gross: $37.77M
55. What Just Happened (2008)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
Two weeks in the life of a fading Hollywood producer who's having a rough time trying to get his new picture made.
Votes: 24,755 | Gross: $1.09M
56. Passengers (2008)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A grief counselor working with a group of plane-crash survivors finds herself at the root of a mystery when her clients begin to disappear.
Votes: 30,362 | Gross: $0.27M
57. Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.
Votes: 158,777 | Gross: $31.46M
58. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, War
Set during WWII, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
Votes: 154,463 | Gross: $9.03M
59. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
Votes: 704,048 | Gross: $141.32M
60. Role Models (2008)
R | 99 min | Comedy
Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps to enroll in a Big Brother program.
Votes: 204,379 | Gross: $67.29M
61. Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Puerto Rican family living in the area of Humboldt Park in west Chicago face what may be their last Christmas together.
Votes: 3,300 | Gross: $7.50M
62. Four Christmases (2008)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas.
Votes: 54,277 | Gross: $120.15M
63. Cadillac Records (2008)
R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.
Votes: 17,061 | Gross: $8.20M
64. The Reader (2008)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Votes: 206,637 | Gross: $34.19M
65. Doubt (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Mystery
A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.
Votes: 107,904 | Gross: $33.42M
66. Gran Torino (2008)
R | 116 min | Drama
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.
Votes: 624,815 | Gross: $148.10M
67. The Wrestler (2008)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sport
A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.
Votes: 268,198 | Gross: $26.24M
68. Nothing But the Truth (I) (2008)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In Washington, D.C., a female reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.
Votes: 32,778 | Gross: $0.00M
69. Adam Resurrected (2008)
R | 106 min | Drama, War
In the aftermath of WWII, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors.
70. Marley & Me (2008)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.
Votes: 128,491 | Gross: $143.15M
71. Frost/Nixon (2008)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
Votes: 93,613 | Gross: $18.59M
72. Last Chance Harvey (2008)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Romance
In London for his daughter's wedding, a rumpled man finds his romantic spirits lifted by a new woman in his life.
Votes: 18,956 | Gross: $14.88M
73. The Longshots (2008)
PG | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.
Votes: 3,373 | Gross: $11.51M
74. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
PG-13 | 166 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Votes: 506,755 | Gross: $127.51M
75. Valkyrie (2008)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.
Votes: 201,593 | Gross: $83.08M
76. Revolutionary Road (2008)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.
Votes: 165,935 | Gross: $22.91M