Best Comedy Movies of 2008

1.

Marley & Me

6.0
7.1/10 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
2.

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
3.

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
4.

Mamma Mia!

5.7
6.4/10 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 SkarsgÄrd, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper, Christine Baranski, Philip Michael, Juan Pablo Di Pace ..
Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
Release date: 2008-07-02
5.

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
6.

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 Thayer, Jack McBrayer, Da'Vone McDonald, Steve Landesberg ..
Directed by: Nicholas Stoller
Release date: 2008-04-17
7.

Pineapple Express

5.6
7.0/10 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
8.

Role Models

5.4
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
9.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

5.4
8.5/10 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
10.

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

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