Best Family Movies of 2008

1.

WALL·E

7.0
8.4/10 IMDB

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, WALL·E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.

Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard, MacInTalk, John Ratzenberger, Kathy Najimy, Sigourney Weaver, Teddy Newton, Bob Bergen ..
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Release date: 2008-06-22
2.

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
3.

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
4.

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
5.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

5.7
6.5/10 IMDB

One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new characters, including Trufflehunter the badger and Nikabrik the dwarf, the Pevensie clan embarks on an incredible quest to ensure that Narnia is returned to its rightful heir.

Starring: Ben Barnes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Sergio Castellitto, Alicia Borrachero, Peter Dinklage, Warwick Davis, Vincent Grass ..
Directed by: Andrew Adamson
Release date: 2008-05-15
6.

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
7.

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
8.

Tinker Bell

5.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Journey into the secret world of Pixie Hollow and hear Tinker Bell speak for the very first time as the astonishing story of Disney's most famous fairy is finally revealed in the all-new motion picture "Tinker Bell."

Starring: Mae Whitman, Kristin Chenoweth, Raven-Symoné, Lucy Liu, America Ferrera, Jane Horrocks, Jesse McCartney, Rob Paulsen, Jeff Bennett, Pamela Adlon ..
Directed by: Bradley Raymond
Release date: 2008-09-11
9.

The Spiderwick Chronicles

5.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Sarah Bolger, Andrew McCarthy, Joan Plowright, David Strathairn, Seth Rogen, Martin Short, Tyler Patrick Jones ..
Directed by: Mark Waters
Release date: 2008-02-14
10.

The Secret Life of Bees

5.3
7.2/10 IMDB

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 her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past.

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Sophie Okonedo, Alicia Keys, Sharon Conley, Paul Bettany, Tristan Mack Wilds, Hilarie Burton, Emily Alyn Lind ..
Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythewood
Release date: 2008-09-17
11.

City of Ember

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, in a race against time, must search Ember for clues that will unlock the ancient mystery of the city's existence, before the the lights go out forever.

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, David Ryall, Harry Treadaway, Mary Kay Place, Tim Robbins, Bill Murray, Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, Martin Landau, Ian McElhinney ..
Directed by: Gil Kenan
Release date: 2008-10-07
12.

Keith

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Natalie is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that Keith has something to hide. As the free-spirited Keith shows Natalie how to embrace what life offers, they grow closer -- until a secret tests the bounds of their relationship

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Ignacio Serricchio, Jennifer Grey, Jesse McCartney, Margo Harshman, Michael McGrady, Michael O'Keefe, Ethan Phillips, Eric Parker, Jessy Schram ..
Directed by: Todd Kessler
Release date: 2008-09-13
13.

Inkheart

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Sienna Guillory, Andy Serkis, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Jim Broadbent, Helen Mirren, Matt King, Rafi Gavron, Marnix Van Den Broeke ..
Directed by: Iain Softley
Release date: 2008-12-11
14.

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
15.

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
16.

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
17.

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
18.

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
19.

Camp Rock

4.7
5.1/10 IMDB

When Mitchie gets a chance to attend Camp Rock, her life takes an unpredictable twist, and she learns just how important it is to be true to yourself.

Starring: Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Meaghan Jette Martin, Maria Canals-Barrera, Daniel Fathers, Alyson Stoner, Julie Brown, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Jasmine Richards, Jordan Francis ..
Directed by: Matthew Diamond
Release date: 2008-06-20
20.

Open Season 2

4.7
5.5/10 IMDB

After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.

Starring: Mike Epps, Joel McHale, Jane Krakowski, Billy Connolly, Crispin Glover, Steve Schirripa, Georgia Engel, Diedrich Bader, Cody Cameron, Fred Stoller ..
Directed by: Matthew O'Callaghan
Release date: 2008-09-24
21.

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around her hilarious journal entries, prepare to be engulfed in the world of the soaring joys and bottomless angst of being a teenager.

Starring: Georgia Groome, Eleanor Tomlinson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Tommy Bastow, Alan Davies, Karen Taylor, Liam Hess, Georgia Henshaw, Manjeeven Grewal, Kimberley Nixon ..
Directed by: Gurinder Chadha
Release date: 2008-07-25
22.

The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning

4.6
6.1/10 IMDB

Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is killed by pirates, and after King Triton outlaws all singing. Along with pals Flounder and Sebastian, Ariel sets off in hopes of changing her father's decision to ban music from the kingdom.

Starring: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Sally Field, Jim Cummings, Parker Goris, Tara Strong, Jennifer Hale, Grey DeLisle, Jeff Bennett, Kari Wahlgren ..
Directed by: Peggy Holmes
Release date: 2008-08-25
23.

The Secret of Moonacre

4.6
6.0/10 IMDB

When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced to leave her luxurious London life to go and live with Sir Benjamin, an eccentric uncle she didn't know she had, at the mysterious Moonacre Manor.

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Dakota Blue Richards, Tim Curry, Augustus Prew, Natascha McElhone, Juliet Stevenson, Tamás Tóth, György Szathmári, George Mendel, Michael Webber ..
Directed by: Gábor Csupó
Release date: 2008-09-06
24.

The Tale of Despereaux

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Once upon a time... in the far away kingdom of Dor... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro, who leads him, at long last, on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson, Tracey Ullman, Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci, Ciarán Hinds, Robbie Coltrane ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenhagen, Sam Fell
Release date: 2008-12-18
25.

Igor

4.4
5.9/10 IMDB

A cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.

Starring: John Cusack, Myleene Klass, Robin Walsh, Matt McKenna, John Cleese, Steve Buscemi, Sean Hayes, Eddie Izzard, Jay Leno, Jennifer Coolidge ..
Directed by: Tony Leondis
Release date: 2008-09-19
Best Family Movies of 2008 : The Good Witch
26.

The Good Witch

4.4
7.1/10 IMDB

A mysterious woman comes in to town and inhabits the local haunted mansion, making everyone wonder if she's a witch or "The Grey Lady".

Starring: Catherine Bell, Chris Potter, Catherine Disher, Peter MacNeill, Matthew Knight, Paula Boudreau, Hannah Endicott-Douglas, Jesse Bostick, Noah Cappe, Murray Oliver ..
Directed by: Craig Pryce
Release date: 2008-01-19
27.

Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King

4.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Scooby-Doo and Shaggy must go into the underworld ruled by The Goblin King in order to stop a mortal named The Amazing Krudsky who wants power and is a threat to their pals, Fred, Velma and Daphne.

Starring: Jim Belushi, Casey Kasem, Grey DeLisle, Mindy Cohn, Wayne Knight, Wallace Shawn, Tim Curry, Frank Welker, Hayden Panettiere, Larry Joe Campbell ..
Directed by: Joe Sichta
Release date: 2008-09-23
28.

A Matter of Loaf and Death

4.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Wallace and Gromit open a bakery, accidentally getting tied up with a murder mystery in the process. But when Wallace falls in love, Gromit is left to solve the case by himself.

Starring: Peter Sallis, Sally Lindsay, Melissa Collier, Sarah Laborde, Geraldine McEwan, Ben Whitehead ..
Directed by: Nick Park
Release date: 2008-12-03
29.

Meet Dave

4.3
5.0/10 IMDB

A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Scott Caan, Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Pat Kilbane, Judah Friedlander, Marc Blucas, Jim Turner ..
Directed by: Brian Robbins
Release date: 2008-07-08
30.

Killer Bean Forever

4.3
6.5/10 IMDB

When things go bad in Beantown, top assassin Killer Bean is called to clean-up the mess. Detective Cromwell finds himself in the middle between Killer Bean and mob boss Cappuccino.

Starring: Vegas E. Trip, Bryan Session, Matthew Tyler, Jeff Lew, David Guilmette ..
Directed by: Jeff Lew
Release date: 2008-09-05
31.

Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Ordered to teach a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens, Po tells stories of each of the Furious Five's pasts.

Starring: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, David Cross, Randall Duk Kim, Elizabeth Ann Bennett, Jaycee Chan, Jim Cummings, Jessica DiCicco, James Sie, Carol Kane ..
Directed by: Raman Hui
Release date: 2008-11-08
32.

Barbie in 'A Christmas Carol'

4.3
6.2/10 IMDB

On Christmas Eve, Kelly is reluctant to go to a Christmas Eve ball, so Barbie tells her the story of Eden Starling, a glamourous singing diva in the Victorian England and the owner of a theatre house. However, Eden is self-centred and loves only herself. She is frequently accompanied by her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit. She does not believe in Christmas and orders all her employees to work on Christmas.

Starring: Kelly Sheridan, Morwenna Banks, Melissa Lyons, Prudence Edwards, Leanne Araya, Kandyse McClure, Shauntia Fleming, Kathleen Barr, Pam Hyatt, Tabitha St. Germain ..
Directed by: William Lau
Release date: 2008-11-03
33.

Barbie and the Diamond Castle

4.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Liana and Alexa (Barbie and Teresa) are best friends who share everything, including their love of singing. One day while walking through the forest home from the village, the girls meet an old beggar who gives them a magical mirror. As they clean the mirror and sing, a musical apprentice muse named Melody appears in the mirror's surface, and tells the girls about the secret of the Diamond Castle.

Starring: Kelly Sheridan, Melissa Lyons, Cassidy Ladden, Chantal Strand, Maryke Hendrikse, Lara Janine, Kathleen Barr, Mark Acheson, Scott McNeil, Jeremy From ..
Directed by: Gino Nichele
Release date: 2008-09-03
34.

Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow

4.2
6.2/10 IMDB

The children of the Avengers hone their powers and go head to head with the very enemy responsible for their parents' demise.

Starring: Noah Crawford, Brenna O'Brien, Aidan Drummond, Dempsey Pappion, Adrian Petriw, Tom Kane, Fred Tatasciore, Shawn Macdonald, Ken Kramer, Nicole Oliver ..
Directed by: Jay Oliva
Release date: 2008-09-02
Best Family Movies of 2008 : Lego Batman: The Videogame
35.

Lego Batman: The Videogame

4.2
7.8/10 IMDB

A video game in which players take control of the Dynamic Duo, Batman and Robin, as well as the hero Nightwing to fight Gotham City's most notorious criminals including The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, The Riddler, Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, Two Face, Bane, Clayface, Poison Ivy, and many more. The criminals have broken out of Arkham Asylum and are set to wreak havoc on the city.

Release date: 2008-09-23
Best Family Movies of 2008 : iCarly: iGo to Japan
36.

iCarly: iGo to Japan

4.1
6.2/10 IMDB

Carly, Sam and Freddie kick off their adventure in Japan on a tin can of a plane packed with caged possums and piloted by Spencer's odd acquaintance.

Starring: Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress, Jerry Trainor, Mary Scheer, Elaine Mani Lee, Ally Maki, Harry Shum Jr., Tohoru Masamune, James S.W. Lee ..
Directed by: Steve Hoefer
Release date: 2008-11-08
37.

Big Buck Bunny

4.0
6.5/10 IMDB

Follow a day of the life of Big Buck Bunny when he meets three bullying rodents: Frank, Rinky, and Gamera. The rodents amuse themselves by harassing helpless creatures by throwing fruits, nuts and rocks at them. After the deaths of two of Bunny's favorite butterflies, and an offensive attack on Bunny himself, Bunny sets aside his gentle nature and orchestrates a complex plan for revenge.

Directed by: Sacha Goedegebure
Release date: 2008-04-10
Best Family Movies of 2008 : Center Stage: Turn It Up
38.

Center Stage: Turn It Up

4.0
6.0/10 IMDB

All self-taught dancer Kate Parker has ever wanted to do was perform with the American Academy of Ballet. But when she doesnt make it after auditioning, she learns that it takes more than precision and perfection to succeed in the dance world.

Starring: Rachele Brooke Smith, Kenny Wormald, Sarah Jayne Jensen, Peter Gallagher, Nicole Muñoz, Crystal Lowe, Ethan Stiefel, Anthony Harrison ..
Directed by: Steven Jacobson
Release date: 2008-10-30
39.

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

4.0
6.5/10 IMDB

The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. In order to keep their home, Kit and her mother must take in boarders - paying house - guests who turn out to be full of fascinating stories. When mother's lockbox containing all their money is stolen, Kit's new hobo friend Will is the prime suspect. Kit refuses to believe that Will would steal, and her efforts to sniff out the real story get her and friends into big trouble. The police say the robbery was an inside job, committed by someone they know. So if it wasn't Will, then who did it.

Starring: Abigail Breslin, Chris O'Donnell, Julia Ormond, Stanley Tucci, Joan Cusack, Max Thieriot, Glenne Headly, Jane Krakowski, Wallace Shawn, Madison Davenport ..
Directed by: Patricia Rozema
Release date: 2008-07-02
40.

Barbie Mariposa

3.9
5.9/10 IMDB

Elina, heroine of the Fairytopia films tells her friend Bibble the story of Flutterfield, a faraway kingdom populated by fairies with butterfly wings. Henna, the evil butterfly fairy has poisoned the queen of Flutterfield in an attempt to take over the kingdom.

Starring: Tabitha St. Germain, Kathleen Barr, Erin Mathews, Nicole Oliver, Alessandro Juliani, Cathy Weseluck, Alistair Abell, Terry Klassen, David Kaye, Chiara Zanni ..
Directed by: Conrad Helten
Release date: 2008-02-26
41.

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

3.9
6.2/10 IMDB

Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, but remain in touch by sharing their experiences with each other.

Starring: Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn, America Ferrera, Blake Lively, Rachel Nichols, Tom Wisdom, Michael Rady, Leonardo Nam, Rachel Ticotin, Shohreh Aghdashloo ..
Directed by: Sanaa Hamri
Release date: 2008-08-06
42.

BURN·E

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

What lengths will a robot undergo to do his job? BURN·E is a dedicated hard working robot who finds himself locked out of his ship. BURN·E quickly learns that completing a simple task can often be a very difficult endeavor.

Starring: Angus MacLane, Tessa Swigart, Ben Burtt, Jeff Garlin, Elissa Knight ..
Directed by: Angus MacLane
Release date: 2008-11-17
43.

Buddha Wild: Monk in a Hut

3.8
5.6/10 IMDB

Buddhist monks open up about the joys and challenges of living out the precepts of the Buddha as a full-time vocation. Controversies swirling within modern monastic Buddhism are examined, from celibacy and the role of women to racism and concerns about the environment.

Starring: Anna Wilding, Vanta Kaur, Len West, Chalerm Chanapahn, Tenzin Gyatso, Phra Sathuwanda, Chaip Saissard, Phramah Somchai, Phra Visechat, Phram Sayan ..
Directed by: Anna Wilding
Release date: 2008-04-16
44.

The Women

3.7
5.0/10 IMDB

The story centers on a group of gossipy, high-society women who spend their days at the beauty salon and haunting fashion shows. The sweet, happily-wedded Mary Haines finds her marriage in trouble when shop girl Crystal Allen gets her hooks into Mary's man.

Starring: Cloris Leachman, Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, Jada Pinkett Smith, Bette Midler, Candice Bergen, Carrie Fisher, Debi Mazar ..
Directed by: Diane English
Release date: 2008-09-12
45.

Ballet Shoes

3.7
6.6/10 IMDB

An unusual explorer named Gum and his kindly niece adopt three orphans -- Pauline, Petrova and Posy -- and raise them as sisters in 1930s London. But the girls must fend for themselves when Gum doesn't return from one of his adventures. Together, they nurture their passions for acting, aviation and ballet in this charming TV adaptation of Noel Streatfield's novel.

Starring: Emma Watson, Yasmin Paige, Lucy Boynton, Emilia Fox, Victoria Wood, Marc Warren, Richard Griffiths, Lucy Cohu, Gemma Jones, Harriet Walter ..
Directed by: Sandra Goldbacher
Release date: 2008-08-26
46.

Presto

3.6
8.3/10 IMDB

Dignity. Poise. Mystery. We expect nothing less from the great turn-of-the-century magician, Presto. But when Presto neglects to feed his rabbit one too many times, the magician finds he isn't the only one with a few tricks up his sleeve!

Starring: Doug Sweetland ..
Directed by: Doug Sweetland
Release date: 2008-06-27
47.

College Road Trip

3.6
4.3/10 IMDB

When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.

Starring: Martin Lawrence, Kym Whitley, Raven-Symoné, Brenda Song, Margo Harshman, Donny Osmond, Molly Ephraim, Adam LeFevre, Eugene Jones III, Lucas Grabeel ..
Directed by: Roger Kumble
Release date: 2008-03-07
48.

Snow Buddies

3.6
5.0/10 IMDB

Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the canine offspring of famed sports star Air Bud team up with an experienced sled dog and a husky pup, who teach them the importance of working together.

Starring: Cynthia Stevenson, Richard Karn, Jim Belushi, Molly Shannon, Whoopi Goldberg, Kris Kristofferson, Liliana Mumy, Dylan Sprouse, Jimmy Bennett, Dylan Minnette ..
Directed by: Robert Vince
Release date: 2008-02-05
49.

Minutemen

3.6
5.8/10 IMDB

When three high-school friends invent a time-machine, they decide to use it to go back in time and prevent other youngsters from making humiliating mistakes.

Starring: Jason Dolley, Luke Benward, Nicholas Braun, Chelsea Kane, Kellie Cockrell, Steven R. McQueen, J.P. Manoux, Kara Crane, Dexter Darden, Molly Jepson ..
Directed by: Lev L. Spiro
Release date: 2008-02-29
50.

The Spectacular Spider-Man Attack of the Lizard

3.5
7.3/10 IMDB

It's been a tough week for Peter Parker. His two best friends are mad at him, Aunt May is behind on the bills and Flash Thompson is still bullying him at school. It hasn't been a cake walk for Spider-Man either. The Enforcers are trying to destroy him, the Vulture is seeking revenge on Mr. Osborn, Electro is wreaking havoc on the city and his mentor, Dr. Connors, just transformed into The Lizard - a reptile on the rampage. But with great power comes great responsibility and Peter Parker wouldn't have it any other way!

Starring: Josh Keaton, Lacey Chabert, James Arnold Taylor, Alan Rachins, Deborah Strang, Ben Diskin, Dee Bradley Baker, Robert Englund, Crispin Freeman, Jeff Bennett ..
Directed by: Dave Bullock, Troy Adomitis, Victor Cook
Release date: 2008-09-09

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