Best Comedy Movies of 2008

1.

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
2.

Kung Fu Panda

6.2
7.5/10 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
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3.

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
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4.

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
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5.

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 Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper, Christine Baranski, Philip Michael, Juan Pablo Di Pace ..
Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
Release date: 2008-07-02
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6.

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
7.

Tropic Thunder

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Vietnam veteran 'Four Leaf' Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive to get filming back on track, or risk its cancellation. On Tayback's advice, Cockburn drops the actors into the middle of the jungle to film the remaining scenes but, unbeknownst to the actors and production, the group have been dropped in the middle of the Golden Triangle, the home of heroin-producing gangs.

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
8.

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
9.

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: 2008-01-29
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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

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