Best Thriller Movies of 2008

1.

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
2.

Death Race

5.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the biggest, most brutal event.

Starring: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez, Max Ryan, Jacob Vargas, Jason Clarke, Fred Koehler, Justin Mader ..
Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson
Release date: 2008-08-22
3.

Mirrors

5.0
6.2/10 IMDB

An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart, Cameron Boyce, Erica Gluck, Jason Flemyng, Darren Kent, Ezra Buzzington, Julian Glover, Mary Beth Peil ..
Directed by: Alexandre Aja
Release date: 2008-08-15
4.

Lakeview Terrace

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

A young interracial couple has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their relationship. A tightly wound LAPD officer has appointed himself the watchdog of the neighborhood. His nightly foot patrols and overly watchful eyes bring comfort to some, but he becomes increasingly aggressive to the newlyweds. These persistent intrusions into their lives cause the couple to fight back.

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson, Kerry Washington, Ron Glass, Justin Chambers, Jay Hernandez, Regine Nehy, Jaishon Fisher, Robert Pine, Keith Loneker ..
Directed by: Neil LaBute
Release date: 2008-09-19
5.

The Andromeda Strain

3.9
6.2/10 IMDB

A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of highly specialized scientists is assembled to find a cure and stop the spread of the alien pathogen, code-named Andromeda.

Release date: 2008-05-10
6.

The Spirit

3.7
4.8/10 IMDB

Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The Octopus, who kills anyone unfortunate enough to see his face, has other plans; he is going to wipe out the entire city.

Starring: Gabriel Macht, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva Mendes, Paz Vega, Jaime King, Dan Lauria, Sarah Paulson, Stana Katic, Frank Miller ..
Directed by: Frank Miller
Release date: 2008-12-25
Best Thriller Movies of 2008 : Wired
7.

Wired

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

Louise Evans is a single mother who works as a customer advisor for big bucks investors at a slick, pin-striped bank. On a night out with her best friend Anna (Charlie Brooks) she’s introduced to Anna’s slippery new boyfriend Phillip (Laurence Fox). Phillip makes Louise an indecent proposal: accept a briefcase full of money in return for helping him to defraud one of the bank’s richest clients.

Release date: 2008-10-13
Best Thriller Movies of 2008 : The Final Quest
8.

The Final Quest

2.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A young woman searches her missing brother in the mountain, with help from an old friend who survived after gone lost in the same mountain.

Starring: Lukman Sardi, Alex Abbad, Richa Novisha, Yama Carlos, Verdi Solaiman, Aiman Faisal, Ricky Novel, Mike Lucock ..
Directed by: Affandi Abdul Rachman
Release date: 2008-11-20
9.

Waveriders

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Previously untold story of the unlikely Irish roots of the worldwide surfing phenomenom

Starring: Kelly Slater, Cillian Murphy ..
Directed by: Joel Conroy
Release date: 2008-01-01
Best Thriller Movies of 2008 : Buryure
10.

Buryure

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

Minako is diagnosed with a brain tumor and doesn't have long to live. She wants to see her twin sister once again, but there are consequences. The twins bring out the worst in each other. Together, they are psycho-pyromaniacs and can be very destructive. There's a reason why they've been separated for 13 years, to protect themselves and those around them. Now, they'll be together again.

Directed by: Kenta Hayashida
Release date: 2008-10-23

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