Best Fantasy Movies of 2008

1.

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
2.

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
3.

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
4.

The Forbidden Kingdom

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Starring: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Liu Yifei, Li Bingbing, Collin Chou, Morgan Benoit, Thomas McDonell, Jack Posobiec, Juana Collignon ..
Directed by: Rob Minkoff
Release date: 2008-04-18
5.

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
6.

City of Ember

5.3
6.5/10 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
7.

Jumper

5.2
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
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
9.

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
10.

Twilight

4.8
5.2/10 IMDB

When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Billy Burke, Taylor Lautner, Peter Facinelli, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed ..
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Release date: 2008-11-20

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