Best Action Movies of 2008

1.

The Dark Knight

7.7
9.0/10 IMDB

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Ron Dean, Nestor Carbonell ..
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Release date: 2008-07-14
2.

Iron Man

6.6
7.9/10 IMDB

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow, Shaun Toub, Faran Tahir, Leslie Bibb, Clark Gregg, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau ..
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2008-04-30
3.

Kung Fu Panda

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master Shifu and the Furious Five -- Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey -- to give it a try.

Starring: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Randall Duk Kim, James Hong, Dan Fogler, Ian McShane ..
Directed by: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson
Release date: 2008-06-04
4.

Taken

6.3
7.8/10 IMDB

While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his best years possibly behind him, the job may be more than he can handle.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace, Katie Cassidy, Holly Valance, Xander Berkeley, Olivier Rabourdin, Leland Orser, Jon Gries, Camille Japy ..
Directed by: Pierre Morel
Release date: 2008-02-18
5.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

6.0
8.5/10 IMDB

Dr. Horrible, an aspiring supervillain with his own video blog, is attempting to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil (led by the legendary "thoroughbred of sin", Bad Horse), but his plans are usually foiled by the egotistical superhero Captain Hammer. Dr. Horrible's life is thrown for a loop when he falls in love with Penny, a beautiful and optimistic advocate for the homeless he meets at the laundromat.

Release date: 2008-07-15
6.

RocknRolla

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and Johnny Quid, a druggie rock-star, try to claim their slice.

Starring: Mark Strong, Tom Wilkinson, Toby Kebbell, Gerard Butler, Tom Hardy, Idris Elba, Karel Roden, Thandiwe Newton, Matt King, Gemma Arterton ..
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2008-09-04
7.

Defiance

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in the ghettos of Poland.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos, Allan Corduner, Mark Feuerstein, Tomas Arana, Jodhi May, Kate Fahy, Iddo Goldberg ..
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Release date: 2008-12-31
8.

Tropic Thunder

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr. lead an ensemble cast in 'Tropic Thunder,' an action comedy about a group of self-absorbed actors who set out to make the most expensive war film. After ballooning costs force the studio to cancel the movie, the frustrated director refuses to stop shooting, leading his cast into the jungles of Southeast Asia, where they encounter real bad guys.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Tom Cruise, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Nick Nolte, Steve Coogan, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Brandon T. Jackson, Bill Hader ..
Directed by: Ben Stiller
Release date: 2008-08-09
9.

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Hellboy must stop an elven prince from locating an ancient force that can destroy humanity: the all-powerful Golden Army.

Starring: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Jeffrey Tambor, Doug Jones, John Hurt, Luke Goss, John Alexander, James Dodd, Seth MacFarlane, Anna Walton ..
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Release date: 2008-07-11
10.

Body of Lies

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – watches Ferris. At the other end of that real-time link is the CIA’s Ed Hoffman, strategizing events from thousands of miles away. And as Ferris nears the target, he discovers trust can be just as dangerous as it is necessary for survival.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Ali Suliman, Simon McBurney, Michael Gaston, Mehdi Nebbou, Golshifteh Farahani, Oscar Isaac, Alon Aboutboul ..
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2008-10-10
11.

Rambo

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent memories of his time as a U.S. soldier during the Vietnam War, Rambo can hardly turn his back on the aid workers who so desperately need his help.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Reynaldo Gallegos, Jake La Botz, Tim Kang, Aung Aay Noi, Paul Schulze, Ken Howard, Graham McTavish ..
Directed by: Sylvester Stallone
Release date: 2008-01-24
12.

Quantum of Solace

5.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined.

Starring: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Gemma Arterton, Jeffrey Wright, David Harbour, Jesper Christensen, Anatole Taubman ..
Directed by: Marc Forster
Release date: 2008-10-31
13.

Hancock

5.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits?

Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Jae Head, Eddie Marsan, David Mattey, Thomas Lennon, Johnny Galecki, Hayley Marie Norman, Trieu Tran ..
Directed by: Peter Berg
Release date: 2008-07-01
14.

Wanted

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father - who Wesley never knew - belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.

Starring: James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Kretschmann, Terence Stamp, Common, Marc Warren, Kristen Hager, David O'Hara, Konstantin Khabenskiy ..
Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
Release date: 2008-06-19
15.

Pineapple Express

5.5
6.9/10 IMDB

A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Amber Heard, Adam Crosby, Dana Lee, Brian Scannell, Craig Robinson ..
Directed by: David Gordon Green
Release date: 2008-08-06
16.

Street Kings

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a part of his entire career, ultimately leading him to question the loyalties of everyone around him.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Chris Evans, Hugh Laurie, Martha Higareda, Cedric the Entertainer, Naomie Harris, Common, Angela Sun, Cle Shaheed Sloan ..
Directed by: David Ayer
Release date: 2008-04-10
17.

Never Back Down

5.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Jake, full of anger after his father's death, is just starting to find a place for himself at his new Orlando high school - until Ryan, head of an underground MMA fight club, picks Jake out as a prime opponent. After being trounced by Ryan in front of the entire school, Jake begins training under the firm, moral guidance of a MMA master, where he learns how to fight... and how to avoid a fight. But it becomes obvious that a rematch will be inevitable if Jake wants to stop Ryan and his bullying, once and for all.

Starring: Sean Faris, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet, Djimon Hounsou, Evan Peters, Leslie Hope, Wyatt Smith, Neil Brown Jr., Lauren Leech, Nadine Avola ..
Directed by: Jeff Wadlow
Release date: 2008-03-04
18.

The Forbidden Kingdom

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Liu Yifei, Li Bingbing, Collin Chou, Morgan Benoit, Thomas McDonell, Jack Posobiec, Juana Collignon ..
Directed by: Rob Minkoff
Release date: 2008-04-18
19.

Eagle Eye

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Jerry Shaw and Rachel Holloman are two strangers whose lives are suddenly thrown into turmoil by a mysterious woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, the unseen caller uses everyday technology to control their actions and push them into increasing danger. As events escalate, Jerry and Rachel become the country's most-wanted fugitives and must figure out what is happening to them.

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis, Anthony Mackie, Billy Bob Thornton, Ethan Embry, Anthony Azizi, Cameron Boyce, Lynn Cohen ..
Directed by: D. J. Caruso
Release date: 2008-09-25
20.

The Incredible Hulk

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face with a new, deadly foe.

Starring: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt, Tim Blake Nelson, Ty Burrell, Christina Cabot, Peter Mensah, Lou Ferrigno, Paul Soles ..
Directed by: Louis Leterrier
Release date: 2008-06-12
21.

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

5.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Set during the Cold War, the Soviets—led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko—are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend—and Indy's colleague—Professor Oxley has been captured for his knowledge of the skull's whereabouts.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Ray Winstone, Karen Allen, John Hurt, Jim Broadbent, Andrew Divoff, Igor Jijikine, Pasha D. Lychnikoff ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2008-05-21
22.

Get Smart

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the evil plans of KAOS and its crafty operative?

Starring: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin, Terence Stamp, Terry Crews, David Koechner, James Caan, Bill Murray, Patrick Warburton ..
Directed by: Peter Segal
Release date: 2008-06-19
23.

Vantage Point

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

The attempted assassination of the American president is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Ayelet Zurer, Edgar Ramírez, Eduardo Noriega, Saïd Taghmaoui, Zoe Saldana ..
Directed by: Pete Travis
Release date: 2008-02-01
24.

Felon

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.

Starring: Stephen Dorff, Val Kilmer, Marisol Nichols, Vincent Miller, Anne Archer, Larnell Stovall, Sam Shepard, Johnny Lewis, Harold Perrineau, Shawn Prince ..
Directed by: Ric Roman Waugh
Release date: 2008-07-17
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25.

24: Redemption

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Cherry Jones, Bob Gunton, Colm Feore, Jon Voight, Powers Boothe, Robert Carlyle, Peter MacNicol, Gil Bellows, Hakeem Kae-Kazim ..
Directed by: Jon Cassar
Release date: 2008-11-23
26.

Death Race

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the biggest, most brutal event.

Starring: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez, Max Ryan, Jacob Vargas, Jason Clarke, Fred Koehler, Justin Mader ..
Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson
Release date: 2008-08-22
27.

Jumper

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a sinister and determined group of zealots who have sworn to destroy all Jumpers. Now, David’s extraordinary gift may be his only hope for survival!

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Samuel L. Jackson, Rachel Bilson, Michael Rooker, Diane Lane, AnnaSophia Robb, Max Thieriot, Jesse James, Tom Hulce ..
Directed by: Doug Liman
Release date: 2008-02-13
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28.

Forever Strong

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick joins the team where he must adopt the grueling training schedule that Coach Gelwix enforces, or finish out the season behind bars.

Starring: Neal McDonough, Gary Cole, Sean Astin, Sean Faris, Julie Warner, Penn Badgley, Eliot Schwartz, Michael J. Pagan, Nathan West, Max Kasch ..
Directed by: Ryan Little
Release date: 2008-09-26
29.

Speed Racer

5.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Speed Racer is the tale of a young and brilliant racing driver. When corruption in the racing leagues costs his brother his life, he must team up with the police and the mysterious Racer X to bring an end to the corruption and criminal activities. Inspired by the cartoon series.

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Matthew Fox, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman, Paulie Litt, Scott Porter, Ariel Winter, Nicholas Elia, Hiroyuki Sanada ..
Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Release date: 2008-05-07
30.

Justice League: The New Frontier

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

The human race is threatened by a powerful creature, and only the combined power of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and The Flash can stop it. But can they overcome their differences to thwart this enemy using the combined strength of their newly formed Justice League?

Starring: David Boreanaz, Neil Patrick Harris, Brooke Shields, Jeremy Sisto, Kyle MacLachlan, Miguel Ferrer, Keith David, Lucy Lawless, Lex Lang, Phil Morris ..
Directed by: Dave Bullock
Release date: 2008-02-26
31.

Traitor

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer Samir Horn.

Starring: Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Neal McDonough, Saïd Taghmaoui, Alyy Khan, Raad Rawi, Hassam Ghancy, Mozhan Marnò, Adeel Akhtar, Archie Panjabi ..
Directed by: Jeffrey Nachmanoff
Release date: 2008-08-23
32.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

4.9
5.9/10 IMDB

Set between Episode II and III, The Clone Wars is the first computer animated Star Wars film. Anakin and Obi Wan must find out who kidnapped Jabba the Hutt's son and return him safely. The Seperatists will try anything to stop them and ruin any chance of a diplomatic agreement between the Hutts and the Republic.

Starring: Matt Lanter, Ashley Eckstein, James Arnold Taylor, Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Christopher Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Daniels, Matthew Wood, Ian Abercrombie ..
Directed by: Dave Filoni
Release date: 2008-08-05
33.

Bronson

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.

Starring: Tom Hardy, Matt King, James Lance, Kelly Adams, Katy Barker, Amanda Burton, Andrew Forbes, Jon House, Juliet Oldfield, Mark Powley ..
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2008-10-09
34.

Journey to the Center of the Earth

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem, Seth Meyers, Jean Michel Paré, Jane Wheeler, Frank Fontaine, Giancarlo Caltabiano, Kaniehtiio Horn, Garth Gilker ..
Directed by: Eric Brevig
Release date: 2008-07-10
35.

You Don't Mess with the Zohan

4.8
5.6/10 IMDB

An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- to make his dreams come true.

Starring: Adam Sandler, John Turturro, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Nick Swardson, Lainie Kazan, Daoud Heidami, Dave Matthews, Charlotte Rae, Michael Buffer, Rob Schneider ..
Directed by: Dennis Dugan
Release date: 2008-06-05
36.

Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II

4.8
8.1/10 IMDB

Seth Green and Matthew Senreich serve up more hilarious Star Wars-inspired satire in this second compilation of sketches featuring the zany stop-motion animation of Adult Swim's "Robot Chicken." Gary the stormtrooper deals with irascible boss Darth Vader on Take Your Daughter to Work Day, while Anakin babysits a certain up-and-coming Jedi. Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Conan O'Brien and other stars provide voices.

Starring: Seth Green, Bob Bergen, Ahmed Best, Breckin Meyer, Abraham Benrubi, Seth MacFarlane, Rachael Leigh Cook, Hugh Davidson, Donald Faison, Keith Ferguson ..
Directed by: Seth Green
Release date: 2008-11-16
37.

Outlander

4.7
6.2/10 IMDB

During the reign of the Vikings, a man from another world crash-lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator. The man must fuse his advanced technology with the weaponry of the vikings to fight the monster.

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sophia Myles, Jack Huston, Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Cliff Saunders, Patrick Stevenson, Aidan Devine, Bailey Maughan, John Nelles ..
Directed by: Howard McCain
Release date: 2008-04-24
38.

Resident Evil: Degeneration

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield must battle a rogue warrior seeking revenge after unleashing the deadly G-Virus, whilst a mutated monster goes on a rampage.

Starring: Alyson Court, Paul Mercier, Laura Bailey, Roger Craig Smith, Crispin Freeman, Salli Saffioti, Michelle Ruff, Michael Sorich, Michael McConnohie, Kirk Thornton ..
Directed by: Makoto Kamiya
Release date: 2008-02-13
39.

What Doesn't Kill You

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Two childhood friends from South Boston turn to crime as a way to get by, ultimately causing a strain in their personal lives and their friendship.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Mark Ruffalo, Amanda Peet, Donnie Wahlberg, Will Lyman, Brian Goodman, Angela Featherstone, Edward Lynch, Johnny Serret ..
Directed by: Brian Goodman
Release date: 2008-12-12
40.

The Escapist

4.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and recruits a dysfunctional band of escapists - misfits with a mutual dislike for one other but united by their desire to escape their hell hole of an existence.

Starring: Brian Cox, Damian Lewis, Joseph Fiennes, Seu Jorge, Liam Cunningham, Dominic Cooper, Stephen Farrelly, Steven Mackintosh, Ned Dennehy ..
Directed by: Rupert Wyatt
Release date: 2008-06-20
41.

Babylon A.D.

4.6
5.5/10 IMDB

A veteran-turned-mercenary is hired to take a young woman with a secret from post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to New York City.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Mélanie Thierry, Lambert Wilson, Charlotte Rampling, Gérard Depardieu, Mark Strong, Jérôme Le Banner, Joel Kirby, Souleymane Dicko ..
Directed by: Mathieu Kassovitz
Release date: 2008-08-20
42.

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

4.6
5.2/10 IMDB

Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife and son to quash the so-called 'Dragon Emperor' and his abuse of supernatural power.

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, John Hannah, Maria Bello, Luke Ford, Michelle Yeoh, Isabella Leong, Anthony Wong, Russell Wong, Liam Cunningham ..
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Release date: 2008-07-01
43.

The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

While on a dangerous mission to recover the historic Judas Chalice, Flynn is saved by Simone. But when double-crossed by a respected professor and ambushed by a ruthless gang, Flynn realizes Simone's secret, his true mission and a shocking discovery are all lying within a decaying New Orleans crypt.

Starring: Noah Wyle, Bob Newhart, Stana Katic, Bruce Davison, Jane Curtin, Dikran Tulaine, Jason Douglas, Beth Burvant, Aimée Spring Fortier, Earl Maddox ..
Directed by: Jonathan Frakes
Release date: 2008-10-25
44.

Cloverfield

4.5
7.0/10 IMDB

Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most surreal, horrifying event of their lives.

Starring: Michael Stahl-David, T. J. Miller, Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, Odette Annable, Mike Vogel, Anjul Nigam, Margot Farley, Theo Rossi, Brian Klugman ..
Directed by: Matt Reeves
Release date: 2008-01-15
45.

The Flyboys

4.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob...

Starring: Jesse James, Reiley McClendon, Stephen Baldwin, Tom Sizemore, Jesse Plemons, David H. Stevens ..
Directed by: Rocco DeVilliers
Release date: 2008-08-15
46.

Righteous Kill

4.5
6.0/10 IMDB

Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer on the loose, and did they perhaps put the wrong person behind bars?

Starring: Robert De Niro, Carla Gugino, 50 Cent, Al Pacino, Donnie Wahlberg, Brian Dennehy, John Leguizamo, Trilby Glover, Melissa Leo, Sterling K. Brown ..
Directed by: Jon Avnet
Release date: 2008-09-11
47.

10,000 BC

4.5
5.1/10 IMDB

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

Starring: Steven Strait, Camilla Belle, Cliff Curtis, Nathanael Baring, Mo Zinal, Affif Ben Badra, Mona Hammond, Marco Khan, Reece Ritchie, Joel Fry ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 2008-02-22
48.

Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema

4.4
7.3/10 IMDB

This South African movie tracks the rise of a once-petty criminal to the heights of the criminal underworld. After cutting his teeth on hijacking, before moving onto bigger game, an ambitious man hits a setback when most of his gang are shot.

Starring: Daniel Buckland, Robert Hobbs, Rapulana Seiphemo, Jeffrey Zekele, Ronnie Nyakale, Shelley Meskin, Malusi Skenjana, Jafta Mamabolo, Motlatsi Mahloko, Rapulana Seiphemo ..
Directed by: Ralph Ziman
Release date: 2008-02-11
49.

Mad Money

4.4
5.8/10 IMDB

Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.

Starring: Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, Katie Holmes, Ted Danson, Roger Cross, Stephen Root, J. C. MacKenzie, Christopher McDonald, Finesse Mitchell ..
Directed by: Callie Khouri
Release date: 2008-01-17
50.

Max Payne

4.4
5.3/10 IMDB

A DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy, and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death, join forces to solve a series of murders in New York City.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges, Ludacris, Chris O'Donnell, Donal Logue, Amaury Nolasco, Kate Burton, Olga Kurylenko, Rothaford Gray ..
Directed by: John Moore
Release date: 2008-10-15

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