Best Comedy Movies of 2008

1.

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
2.

In Bruges

6.3
7.9/10 IMDB

Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clémence Poésy, Thekla Reuten, Jordan Prentice, Elizabeth Berrington, Jérémie Renier, Mark Donovan, Eric Godon ..
Directed by: Martin McDonagh
Release date: 2008-02-08
3.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

6.0
8.4/10 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
4.

Marley & Me

6.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of marriage, maturity and confronting one's own mortality, as seen through the lens of family life with a dog.

Starring: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner, Alan Arkin, Nathan Gamble, Haley Bennett, Ann Dowd, Clarke Peters, Finley Jacobsen ..
Directed by: David Frankel
Release date: 2008-12-25
Best Comedy Movies of 2008 : Louis C.K.: Chewed Up
5.

Louis C.K.: Chewed Up

5.9
8.5/10 IMDB

Profane, vulgar and obscenely funny, Louis C.K. insists on telling the truth, whether you like it or not! Join the Emmy Award-winning stand-up comic and TV star (Lucky Louie) as he shares his thoughts on the stuff everyone thinks about -- male bodily fluids, the joys of being white, the difference between women and girls -- but never has the nerve to say. It's Louis C.K. at his risk-taking best: fearless, honest and totally outrageous! Nominated for the 2009 Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special

Starring: Louis C.K. ..
Directed by: Louis C.K., Shannon Hartman
Release date: 2008-10-01
6.

Mamma Mia!

5.8
6.5/10 IMDB

An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on a Greek island is about to marry off the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But, the daughter has secretly invited three of her mother's ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her biological father.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper, Christine Baranski, Philip Michael, Juan Pablo Di Pace ..
Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
Release date: 2008-07-03
7.

Definitely, Maybe

5.7
7.1/10 IMDB

When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Abigail Breslin, Elizabeth Banks, Isla Fisher, Rachel Weisz, Kevin Kline, Derek Luke, Liane Balaban, Annie Parisse, Nestor Serrano ..
Directed by: Adam Brooks
Release date: 2008-02-08
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.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

5.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers encounter members of their own species for the first time. Africa proves to be a wild place, but Alex and company wonder if it is better than their Central Park home.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Schwimmer, Chris Rock, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Bernie Mac, Alec Baldwin, Sacha Baron Cohen, Sherri Shepherd ..
Directed by: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Release date: 2008-10-30
10.

Yes Man

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Rhys Darby, Sasha Alexander, Fionnula Flanagan, Luis Guzmán, Danny Masterson, Molly Sims, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins ..
Directed by: Peyton Reed
Release date: 2008-12-09
11.

Bolt

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super powers" to find a way home.

Starring: John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton, Malcolm McDowell, James Lipton, Greg Germann, Diedrich Bader, Nick Swardson, J.P. Manoux ..
Directed by: Byron Howard, Chris Williams
Release date: 2008-11-21
12.

Horton Hears a Who!

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the Whos and their home.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Will Arnett, Seth Rogen, Dan Fogler, Isla Fisher, Jonah Hill, Amy Poehler, Jaime Pressly ..
Directed by: Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino
Release date: 2008-03-03
13.

Burn After Reading

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of gym employees, Linda and Chad, they see a chance to make enough money for Linda to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo, and those in their orbit.

Starring: George Clooney, Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Richard Jenkins, Elizabeth Marvel, David Rasche, J.K. Simmons, Olek Krupa ..
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Release date: 2008-09-05
14.

Step Brothers

5.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his mom's marriage to Dale's dad, leaving everyone to wonder whether they'll ever see eye to eye.

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, Andrea Savage, Lurie Poston, Logan Manus, Shira Piven ..
Directed by: Adam McKay
Release date: 2008-07-25
15.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

5.6
7.1/10 IMDB

When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. After arriving in Hawaii and meeting the beautiful Rachel Jansen, Peter is shocked to see not only Aldous Snow in Hawaii, but also Sarah Marshall.

Starring: Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, Russell Brand, Bill Hader, Liz Cackowski, Maria Christina Thayer, Jack McBrayer, Da'Vone McDonald, Steve Landesberg ..
Directed by: Nicholas Stoller
Release date: 2008-04-17
16.

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
17.

Role Models

5.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look half bad.

Starring: Seann William Scott, Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Jane Lynch, Ken Jeong, Amanda Righetti, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino ..
Directed by: David Wain
Release date: 2008-11-07
18.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

5.4
8.4/10 IMDB

Aspiring super-villain Dr. Horrible wants to join the Evil League of Evil and win the girl of his dreams, but his nemesis, Captain Hammer, stops him at every turn.

Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day, Nathan Fillion, Simon Helberg, Jed Whedon ..
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2008-07-15
19.

Get Smart

5.3
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
20.

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

Nick cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris, until Tris' friend Norah suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus begins an odd night filled with ups and downs as the two keep running into Tris and her new boyfriend while searching for Norah's drunken friend, Caroline, with help from Nick's band mates. As the night winds down, the two have to figure out what they want from each other.

Starring: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo, Alexis Dziena, Ari Graynor, Cassidy Gard, Jonathan B. Wright, Jay Baruchel, Rafi Gavron, Zachary Booth ..
Directed by: Peter Sollett
Release date: 2008-10-03
21.

Religulous

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Commentator-comic Bill Maher plays devil's advocate with religion as he talks to believers about their faith. Traveling around the world, Maher examines the tenets of Christianity, Judaism and Islam and raises questions about homosexuality, proof of Christ's existence, Jewish Sabbath laws, violent Muslim extremists.

Starring: Bill Maher, Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda, Andrew Newberg, Steve Burg, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Francis Collins, George Coyne, Benjamin Creme, Jeremiah Cummings ..
Directed by: Larry Charles
Release date: 2008-10-01
22.

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

Having satisfied their urge for White Castle, Harold and Kumar jump on a plane to catch up with Harold's love interest, who's headed for the Netherlands. But the pair must change their plans when Kumar is accused of being a terrorist. Rob Corddry also stars in this wild comedy sequel that follows the hapless stoners' misadventures as they try to avoid being captured by the Department of Homeland Security.

Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Corddry, Jack Conley, David Krumholtz, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Roger Bart, Eric Winter, Christopher Meloni ..
Directed by: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Release date: 2008-04-25
23.

Wild Child

5.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Sixteen-year-old Poppy has everything her unlimited credit cards can buy, and a spoiled attitude to match. After a final thoughtless prank, her exasperated father ships her off to boarding school in England. There, Poppy meets her match in a stern headmistress and a class full of girls who will not tolerate her selfishness.

Starring: Emma Roberts, Alex Pettyfer, Kimberley Nixon, Juno Temple, Aidan Quinn, Natasha Richardson, Linzey Cocker, Sophie Wu, Georgia King, Lexi Ainsworth ..
Directed by: Nick Moore
Release date: 2008-08-15
24.

Sex Drive

5.3
6.5/10 IMDB

A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.

Starring: Josh Zuckerman, Amanda Crew, Clark Duke, James Marsden, Seth Green, Alice Greczyn, Katrina Bowden, Mark L. Young, Charlie McDermott, Andrea Anders ..
Directed by: Sean Anders
Release date: 2008-10-16
25.

Sex and the City

5.3
5.7/10 IMDB

A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, Chris Noth, Willie Garson, David Eigenberg, Evan Handler, Jennifer Hudson, Jason Lewis ..
Directed by: Michael Patrick King
Release date: 2008-05-12
26.

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

5.2
6.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, Jason Mewes, Gerry Bednob, Traci Lords, Brandon Routh, Justin Long, Jeff Anderson, Craig Robinson ..
Directed by: Kevin Smith
Release date: 2008-09-18
27.

Be Kind Rewind

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.

Starring: Jack Black, Yasiin Bey, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow, Marcus Carl Franklin, Arjay Smith, Paul Dinello, Melonie Diaz, Sigourney Weaver, Kid Creole ..
Directed by: Michel Gondry
Release date: 2008-01-20
28.

27 Dresses

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.

Starring: Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, Malin Åkerman, Judy Greer, Edward Burns, Melora Hardin, Brian Kerwin, Maulik Pancholy, David Castro, Krysten Ritter ..
Directed by: Anne Fletcher
Release date: 2008-01-10
29.

Bedtime Stories

5.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a bewildered Skeeter manage his own unruly fantasies now that the outrageous characters and situations from his mind have morphed into actual people and events?

Starring: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce, Courteney Cox, Lucy Lawless, Teresa Palmer, Russell Brand, Aisha Tyler, Kathryn Joosten, Carmen Electra ..
Directed by: Adam Shankman
Release date: 2008-12-24
30.

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
31.

Another Cinderella Story

5.1
5.7/10 IMDB

A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he sets out to find his masked beauty.

Starring: Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Katharine Isabelle, Emily Perkins, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Nicole LaPlaca, Marcus T. Paulk, Stuart Cowan, Giacomo Baessato, Maija Tailfeathers ..
Directed by: Damon Santostefano
Release date: 2008-09-16
32.

What Happens in Vegas

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Cameron Diaz, Lake Bell, Queen Latifah, Treat Williams, Michelle Krusiec, Dennis Miller, Dennis Farina, Jason Sudeikis, Zach Galifianakis ..
Directed by: Tom Vaughan
Release date: 2008-05-07
33.

Futurama: Bender's Game

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

When Leela is insulted by a group of space-rednecks (like regular rednecks, but in space) she enters the Planet Express ship in a demolition derby. She emerges victorious, but when she brings the damaged ship home and the Professor sees the fuel gauge, he's enraged by the hit he's going to take at the Dark Matter pump. Now the crew have to find a way to break Mom's stranglehold on starship fuel, even if they have to wade through a Lord of the Rings-inspired fantasy-land to do it!

Starring: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Phil LaMarr, Lauren Tom, Tress MacNeille, Maurice LaMarche, David Herman, Kath Soucie, Frank Welker ..
Directed by: Dwayne Carey-Hill
Release date: 2008-11-03
34.

Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Fresh off ripping space-time a new one at the end of "Bender's Big Score," the Planet Express crew is back to mend the tear in reality, or (hopefully) at least not make it worse. Beyond the tear, though, lurks a being of inconceivable...tentacularity. What will become of Earth, and indeed, our universe, when faced with the Beast with a Billion Backs?

Starring: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Maurice LaMarche, Lauren Tom, Dan Castellaneta, Phil LaMarr, David Cross, Brittany Murphy, Stephen Hawking ..
Directed by: Peter Avanzino
Release date: 2008-06-30
35.

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

London, England, on the eve of World War II. Guinevere Pettigrew, a strict governess who is unable to keep a job, is fired again. Lost in the hostile city, a series of fortunate circumstances lead her to meet Delysia LaFosse, a glamorous and dazzling American jazz singer whose life is a chaos ruled by indecision, a continuous battle between love and fame.

Starring: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Ciarán Hinds, Clare Clifford, Christina Cole, Shirley Henderson, David Alexander, Mark Strong, Stephanie Cole ..
Directed by: Bharat Nalluri
Release date: 2008-03-07
Best Comedy Movies of 2008 : George Carlin: It's Bad for Ya!
36.

George Carlin: It's Bad for Ya!

5.0
8.5/10 IMDB

It's Bad For Ya, Carlin's Emmy nominated 14th and final HBO special from March of 2008 features Carlin's noted irreverent and unapologetic observations on topics ranging from death, religion, bureaucracy, patriotism, overprotected children and big business to the pungent examinations of modern language and the decrepit state of the American culture.

Starring: George Carlin ..
Directed by: Rocco Urbisci
Release date: 2008-03-01
37.

Made of Honor

5.0
5.8/10 IMDB

Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she asks Tom to be her 'maid' of honor, he reluctantly agrees just so he can attempt to stop the wedding and woo her.

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd, Chris Messina, Richmond Arquette, Busy Philipps, Kadeem Hardison, Whitney Cummings, Kathleen Quinlan, Sydney Pollack ..
Directed by: Paul Weiland
Release date: 2008-04-30
38.

Sunshine Cleaning

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A single mother and her slacker sister find an unexpected way to turn their lives around in the off-beat dramatic comedy. In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school the mom starts an unusual business – a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service.

Starring: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack, Steve Zahn, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Clifton Collins Jr., Eric Christian Olsen, Paul Dooley, Kevin Chapman ..
Directed by: Christine Jeffs
Release date: 2008-01-18
39.

The Brothers Bloom

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job – showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi, Robbie Coltrane, Maximilian Schell, Ricky Jay, Zachary Gordon, Max Records, Andy Nyman ..
Directed by: Rian Johnson
Release date: 2008-09-09
40.

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
41.

Ghost Town

4.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A spirited romantic comedy, Ghost Town is the story of Bertram Pincus (Ricky Gervais), a cranky Manhattan dentist who develops the unwelcome ability to see dead people. Really annoying dead people. But, when a smooth-talking ghost (Greg Kinnear) traps Bertram into a romantic scheme involving his widow Gwen (Tea Leoni), they are entangled in a hilarious predicament between the now and the hereafter!

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Téa Leoni, Billy Campbell, Jordan Carlos, DeQuina Moore, Joseph Badalucco Jr., Brian Hutchison, Julia K. Murney, Claire Lautier ..
Directed by: David Koepp
Release date: 2008-09-19
42.

Bottle Shock

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out top-notch chardonnay. Determined to make a name for himself, he sets about getting the booze back to Paris.

Starring: Alan Rickman, Chris Pine, Bill Pullman, Rachael Taylor, Freddy Rodríguez, Dennis Farina, Hal B. Klein, Jean-Michel Richaud, Eliza Dushku, Kirk Baily ..
Directed by: Randall Miller
Release date: 2008-09-05
43.

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
44.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

4.8
4.9/10 IMDB

It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor — and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. Will their final show break them apart or bring them together for the greatest moment in Wildcat history?

Starring: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Lucas Grabeel, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, Olesya Rulin, Chris Warren, Ryne Sanborn, Kaycee Stroh ..
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 2008-10-11
45.

The Lucky Ones

4.8
6.9/10 IMDB

The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S.

Starring: Tim Robbins, Rachel McAdams, Michael Peña, Kerry Bishé, Molly Hagan, Mark L. Young, Howard Platt, Arden Myrin, Coburn Goss, John Heard ..
Directed by: Neil Burger
Release date: 2008-09-26
46.

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
47.

Fool's Gold

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

Treasure hunter Ben 'Finn' Finnegan has sunk both his trusty boat and his marriage to Tess in his obsessive quest to find the legendary 'Queen's Dowry' treasure. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he drags Tess and her boss along on the hunt. But Finn is not the only one interested in the gold—his former mentor-turned-enemy will stop at nothing to beat him to it.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, Donald Sutherland, Ewen Bremner, Alexis Dziena, Kevin Hart, Ray Winstone, Brian Hooks, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Adam LeFevre ..
Directed by: Andy Tennant
Release date: 2008-02-07
48.

Chaos Theory

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Frank Allen, a professional speaker who lectures on time management has a perfectly ordered and scheduled life, down to the minute. When his wife sets his clock forward 10 minutes as a joke, his day is thrown off. Deciding that his strictly ordered life has done him little good, he begins to make multiple choice index cards, choosing one at random and doing what is written on the card.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Emily Mortimer, Stuart Townsend, Sarah Chalke, Mike Erwin, Constance Zimmer, Matreya Fedor, Elisabeth Harnois, Chris William Martin, Jovanna Huguet ..
Directed by: Marcos Siega
Release date: 2008-03-14
49.

Last Chance Harvey

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate, a British government worker stuck in an endless cycle of work, phone calls from her mother, and blind dates. A connection forms between the unhappy pair, who soon find themselves falling in love.

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Eileen Atkins, Kathy Baker, Liane Balaban, Daniel Lapaine, James Brolin, Richard Schiff, Wendy Mae Brown, Bronagh Gallagher ..
Directed by: Joel Hopkins
Release date: 2008-12-25
50.

Easy Virtue

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.

Starring: Jessica Biel, Ben Barnes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Colin Firth, Kimberley Nixon, Katherine Parkinson, Kris Marshall, Jim McManus, Michael Archer, Charlotte Riley ..
Directed by: Stephan Elliott
Release date: 2008-01-01

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