Best Tv Movie Movies of 2008

1.

Stargate: The Ark of Truth

5.3

SG-1 searches for an ancient weapon which could help them defeat the Ori, and discover it may be in the Ori's own home galaxy. As the Ori prepare to send ships through to the Milky Way to attack Earth, SG-1 travels to the Ori galaxy aboard the Odyssey. The International Oversight committee have their own plans and SG-1 finds themselves in a distant galaxy fighting two powerful enemies.

Starring: Ben Browder, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Michael Shanks, Beau Bridges
Directed by: Robert C. Cooper
Release date: 2008-03-11
2.

Stargate: Continuum

5.2

Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.

Starring: Ben Browder, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Michael Shanks, Claudia Black
Directed by: Martin Wood
Release date: 2008-07-29
3.

Ballet Shoes

4.1

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
Directed by: Sandra Goldbacher
Release date: 2008-08-26
4.

Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger

4.0

An HBO special edited from three performances from Chris Rock's 2008 comedy tour: London (dark suit, dark shirt), Johannesburg (black suit, white shirt) and New York (shiny jacket). Topics include the ongoing presidential campaign, the possibility of a black president, George W. Bush, gas prices, low-paid jobs, ringtones and bottled water, sex, relationships and the correct use of the n-word

Starring: Chris Rock
Directed by: Marty Callner
Release date: 2008-09-27
5.

Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway

4.0
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Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway is a 2008 film of the final performance of the original Broadway production of the musical Rent on September 7, 2008, with some footage of the closing night celebration. The film had a limited theatrical release between September 24 and 28, 2008, in more than 500 theaters with high definition digital projection systems in the US and Canada. The film is assembled from footage shot at the September 7 performance as well as a day of shooting on August 20. It includes a reprise of "Seasons of Love" featuring both the final cast and cast members from past productions, including the original Broadway cast following the finale of the show proper.
Starring: Will Chase, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Rodney Hicks, Tracie Thoms
Directed by: Michael John Warren
Release date: 2008-11-21
6.

Camp Rock

4.0

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
Directed by: Matthew Diamond
Release date: 2008-06-20
7.

Life After People

3.8
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In this special documentary that inspired a two-season television series, scientists and other experts speculate about what the Earth, animal life, and plant life might be like if, suddenly, humanity no longer existed, as well as the effect humanity's disappearance might have on the artificial aspects of civilization.
Starring: Struan Rodger, John Anderson, David Brin, Bill Bruninga, Ron Chesser
Directed by: David De Vries
Release date: 2008-01-21
8.

Sharpe's Peril

3.8

Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the area, strikes fear in the members of the party. When an attack occurs Sharpe takes control of the situation, leading the group 300 miles through enemy territory and training the disorganized, rag-tag group to be proper soldiers. Despite all these responsibilities, Sharpe still manages to find time for a little romance...

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Michael Cochrane, Velibor Topic, Beatrice Rosen
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 2008-11-02
9.

Einstein and Eddington

3.8
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A look at the evolution of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to understand his ideas.
Starring: David Tennant, Richard McCabe, Andy Serkis, Patrick Kennedy, Rebecca Hall
Directed by: Philip Martin
Release date: 2008-11-29
10.

The Colour of Magic

3.6

As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate is being decided by the Gods playing a board game the whole time.

Release date: 2008-03-23
11.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

3.6

Five-time Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Henry Winkler stars in The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, the story of what happens when you open your heart to the power of Christmas. Disenchanted single mom Jennifer Cullen (Brooke Burns) is a Scroogette when it comes to anything Christmas. In fact, even her six-year-old son, Brian, is having trouble believing in Santa Claus. But when her Uncle Ralph (Henry Winkler) visits and brings a fellow passenger from his flight named Morgan Derby (Warren Christie), Jennifer s dubious heart awakens to the possibility that perhaps Christmas really does hold miracles. It s uplifting and laugh-packed and a story that will inspire the whole family to believe.

Starring: Brooke Burns, Henry Winkler, Warren Christie, Conner Christopher Levins, Woody Jeffreys
Directed by: Michael Scott
Release date: 2008-12-13
12.

Crooked House

3.3
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Young teacher Ben finds an ancient door-knocker in the garden of his new home. According to the local museum curator, it comes from the recently demolished Geap Manor - a sinister old place which seemed to attract... unpleasantness. So begin three stories from the dark history of this crooked house...
Starring: Lee Ingleby, Mark Gatiss, Derren Brown, Philip Jackson, Julian Rhind-Tutt
Directed by: Damon Thomas
Release date: 2008-12-22
13.

Moonlight & Mistletoe

3.2
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After three years, Nick's estranged daughter Holly returns home to find the spirit of Christmas in Santaville has dwindled, taking the family business with it. What starts out as an attempt to bail out her dad, ends up rekindling Holly's belief in Christmas all over again.
Starring: Tom Arnold, Candace Cameron Bure, Christopher Wiehl, Barbara Niven, Matt Walton
Directed by: Karen Arthur
Release date: 2008-11-29
14.

Blade: House of Chthon

3.2
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The brutal hunt for the pure bloods continues as the ultimate vampire hunter, Blade, battles to defeat the House of Chthon, an ancient evil sect of vampires that is growing stronger everyday. Led by the vampire overlord Marcus, their objective is to create a vaccine that will give rise to a new breed of super vampires, immune to vampire weaknesses. In order to stop them, Blade joins forces with th
Starring: Sticky Fingaz, Jill Wagner, Nelson Lee, Neil Jackson, Jessica Gower
Directed by: Peter O'Fallon
Release date: 2008-01-01
15.

The Cheetah Girls: One World

3.2
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Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movie. Will the Cheetah's break up again?
Starring: Adrienne Bailon-Houghton, Sabrina Bryan, Kiely Williams, Roshan Seth, Michael Steger
Directed by: Paul Hoen
Release date: 2008-08-22
16.

Knight Rider

3.1
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When a group of ruthless mercenaries kill a reclusive scientist, his creation, a new model of artificially intelligent supercar, escapes to find his daughter and recruit a ex-soldier to thwart them. Pilot for the reboot of the television series Knight Rider.
Starring: Justin Bruening, Deanna Russo, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Bruce Davison, Greg Ellis
Directed by: Steve Shill
Release date: 2008-02-17
17.

Hancock & Joan

3.0
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Drama which tells the story of comedian Tony Hancock's love affair with his friend's wife, and her fight to save the man and his career.
Starring: Ken Stott, Maxine Peake, Olivia Colman, Alex Jennings, George Costigan
Directed by: Richard Laxton
Release date: 2008-03-26
18.

Minutemen

3.0

A comedy/sci-fi/adventure about three high school kids who invent a time machine to spare others just like them from the humiliation they've endured.

Starring: Jason Dolley, Luke Benward, Nicholas Braun, Chelsea Kane, Kellie Cockrell
Directed by: Lev L. Spiro
Release date: 2008-01-25
19.

Black Watch

3.0

The stunning BBC TV production of the National Theatre of Scotland s urgently topical play. Hurtling from a pool room in Fife to an armoured wagon in Iraq, Black Watch is based on interviews conducted by Gregory Burke with former soldiers who served in Iraq. Viewed through the eyes of those on the ground, Black Watch reveals what it means to be part of the legendary Scottish regiment, what it means to be part of the war on terror and what it means to make the journey home again. John Tiffany s production makes powerful and inventive use of movement, music and song to create a visceral, complex and urgent piece of theatre. This is a show that brings together Scotland s military history and its proud tradition of popular, political theatre to address one of the thorniest issues of our time.

Starring: David Colvin, Brian Ferguson, Ali Craig, Paul Rattray, Henry Pettigrew
Directed by: Bill MacLeod
Release date: 2008-10-06
20.

The Christmas Choir

2.6
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Based on a true story, The Christmas Choir is the inspiring account of how one man can make a remarkable difference simply by giving of himself. Workaholic accountant Peter Andrews (Jason Gedrick) has overlooked Christmas, friends and even his fiance for far too long. As a result, his life begins to fall apart. But a chance encounter with a homeless man named Bob (Tyrone Benskin) changes everything and inspires Peter to start a choir that eventually goes on to enormous success. With the help of the unconventional Sister Agatha (Rhea Perlman) and his new found friends at the shelter, Peter learns that Christmas is not a season but a state of mind and that everyone deserves a second chance at life and love.
Starring: Jason Gedrick, Tyrone Benskin, Michael Sarrazin, Marianne Farley, Roc LaFortune
Directed by: Peter Svatek
Release date: 2008-12-09

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