Best Fantasy Movies of 2008

1.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

6.5
7.8/10 IMDB

Born under unusual circumstances, Benjamin Button springs into being as an elderly man in a New Orleans nursing home and ages in reverse. Twelve years after his birth, he meets Daisy, a child who flits in and out of his life as she grows up to be a dancer. Though he has all sorts of unusual adventures over the course of his life, it is his relationship with Daisy, and the hope that they will come together at the right time, that drives Benjamin forward.

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Brad Pitt, Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond, Elle Fanning, Madisen Beaty, Jason Flemyng, Elias Koteas, Taraji P. Henson, Josh Stewart ..
Directed by: David Fincher
Release date: 2008-12-25
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2.

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

An evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, and is on a mission to release 'The Golden Army', a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat prince and his 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
3.

The Fall

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story about 5 mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur as the tale advances.

Starring: Catinca Untaru, Lee Pace, Justine Waddell, Kim Uylenbroek, Aiden Lithgow, Sean Gilder, Ronald France, Andrew Roussouw, Michael Huff, Grant Swanby ..
Directed by: Tarsem Singh
Release date: 2008-01-03
4.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

5.6
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
5.

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
6.

Horton Hears a Who!

5.5
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
7.

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
8.

Inkheart

5.1
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
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9.

Jumper

5.1
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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10.

Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs

5.1
7.2/10 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

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