2008

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1. $5 a Day (2008)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father on the road.

Director: Nigel Cole | Stars: Christopher Walken, Alessandro Nivola, Sharon Stone, Dean Cain

Votes: 3,041

2. 10,000 BC (2008)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

34 Metascore

In the prehistoric past, D'Leh is a mammoth hunter who bonds with the beautiful Evolet. When warriors on horseback capture Evolet and the tribesmen, D'Leh must embark on an odyssey to save his true love.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Camilla Belle, Steven Strait, Marco Khan, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 122,190 | Gross: $94.78M

3. 120 (2008)

114 min | Drama, History, War

During the Sarikamis Battle, the Ottoman army runs out of ammunition and appeals to the people of Van for help, who happen to have supplies. However, the First World War is on and all men ... See full summary »

Directors: Özhan Eren, Murat Saraçoglu | Stars: Özge Özberk, Cansel Elcin, Burak Sergen, Yasar Abravaya

Votes: 6,346

4. 24 City (2008)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

75 Metascore

When a factory is being torn down in Chengdu, China, workers reflect on their experiences and the importance of the factory in their lives.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Jianbin Chen, Joan Chen, Liping Lü, Tao Zhao

Votes: 1,606

5. 27 Dresses (2008)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

47 Metascore

After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with.

Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, Malin Akerman, Brian Kerwin

Votes: 148,395 | Gross: $76.81M

6. 2:22 (2008)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.

Director: Phillip Guzman | Stars: Mick Rossi, Robert Miano, Aaron Gallagher, Jorge A. Jimenez

Votes: 1,272

7. 33 Scenes from Life (2008)

100 min | Drama

A successful artist, married to a famous composer, must suddenly deal with a number of crises, from the death of the family dog to the illness of her father and absence of her husband.

Director: Malgorzata Szumowska | Stars: Julia Jentsch, Peter Gantzler, Maciej Stuhr, Andrzej Hudziak

Votes: 899

8. A Film with Me in It (2008)

89 min | Comedy, Thriller

A broke, jobless actor and a broke, jobless screenwriter set out to make a movie and then find that life starts imitating art.

Director: Ian Fitzgibbon | Stars: Dylan Moran, Mark Doherty, Keith Allen, Amy Huberman

Votes: 3,586

9. A French Gigolo (2008)

104 min | Drama, Romance

A married construction worker leads a double life as a male prostitute serving rich ladies.

Director: Josiane Balasko | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Éric Caravaca, Isabelle Carré, Josiane Balasko

Votes: 1,008

10. A Frozen Flower (2008)

133 min | Drama, History, Romance

A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard.

Director: Ha Yoo | Stars: In-Sung Jo, Jin-mo Ju, Ji-Hyo Song, Yong-gu Do

Votes: 3,508

11. A Man Who Was Superman (2008)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

A snobbish producer makes a documentary about the extraordinary behavior of her neighbor who believes himself to be Superman.

Director: Yoon-Chul Jung | Stars: Jung-min Hwang, Ji-Hyun Jun, Gil-seung Bang, Woo-hyuk Choi

Votes: 1,773

12. A Matador's Mistress (2008)

Not Rated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The film starts in the trip from Sevilla to Linares, where Manolete stops in Córdoba to see his mother. He will be remembering some passages of his life.

Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: Adrien Brody, Penélope Cruz, Santiago Segura, Juan Echanove

Votes: 2,724

13. A Perfect Day (2008)

105 min | Drama

A jealous and violent bodyguard can't accept his ex-wife's abandonment.

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Isabella Ferrari, Valerio Mastandrea, Valerio Binasco, Nicole Grimaudo

Votes: 1,342

14. A Wednesday (2008)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A retiring police officer reminisces about the most astounding day of his career. About a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday.

Director: Neeraj Pandey | Stars: Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Jimmy Sheirgill, Aamir Bashir

Votes: 70,299

15. A Year Ago in Winter (2008)

129 min | Drama

A renowned artist must uncover a young dancer's secrets in order to truly capture her likeness for a commissioned work.

Director: Caroline Link | Stars: Karoline Herfurth, Josef Bierbichler, Corinna Harfouch, Hanns Zischler

Votes: 1,408

16. Aamir (2008)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A doctor of Indian origin returning to Mumbai from London is forced to participate in a terrorist plot.

Director: Raj Kumar Gupta | Stars: Rajeev Khandelwal, Aishwarya, Vasan Bala, Chinkal

Votes: 9,989

17. Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Kaneshiro plays a Grim Reaper who appears to his victims in human form and spends a week with them before deciding whether to off them or not.

Director: Masaya Kakehi | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Manami Konishi, Sumiko Fuji, Yuki Enomoto

Votes: 1,064

18. Achilles and the Tortoise (2008)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kanako Higuchi, Kumiko Asô, Aya Enjôji

Votes: 2,967

19. Acolytes (2008)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Three teenagers blackmail a serial killer.

Director: Jon Hewitt | Stars: Joel Edgerton, Michael Dorman, Sebastian Gregory, Hanna Mangan Lawrence

Votes: 2,174

20. Adam Resurrected (2008)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

58 Metascore

In the aftermath of World War II, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Cristian Motiu, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 3,627

21. Admiral (2008)

Not Rated | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of admiral Aleksandr Kolchak who remained faithful to his oath to the Russian Emperor and fought against the Bolshevik rule after the 1917 October Revolution.

Director: Andrey Kravchuk | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Sergey Bezrukov, Vladislav Vetrov

Votes: 7,376

22. Adulthood (2008)

99 min | Crime, Drama

Six years after KiDULTHOOD, Sam Peel is released from jail for killing Trife, he realizes that life is no easier on the outside than it was on the inside and he's forced to confront the ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Clarke | Stars: Noel Clarke, Scarlett Alice Johnson, Adam Deacon, Jacob Anderson

Votes: 11,531

23. Affinity (I) (2008)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Romance

A grieving upper class woman becomes a "Lady Visitor" at Millbank prison, hoping to escape her troubles and be a guiding figure in the lives of the female prisoners. Of all her friendships ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Zoë Tapper, Anna Madeley, Domini Blythe, Amanda Plummer

Votes: 1,958

24. Afterschool (2008)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Mystery

66 Metascore

An Internet-addicted prep-school student captures on video camera the drug overdose of two girls.

Director: Antonio Campos | Stars: Ezra Miller, Jeremy Allen White, Emory Cohen, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 3,993 | Gross: $0.00M

25. Afterwards (2008)

R | 104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Nathan, a brilliant New York lawyer who leads a life of professional success, but his private life is pretty dismal since he divorced Claire, his only love. Until he meets Doctor Kay, a ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Bourdos | Stars: Romain Duris, John Malkovich, Evangeline Lilly, Pascale Bussières

Votes: 3,656

26. An American Affair (2008)

R | 93 min | Drama

31 Metascore

In 1963, during the swirl of glamour and intrigue that turned President John F. Kennedy's Washington into Camelot, a lonely 13-year-old Catholic school boy comes of age.

Director: William Olsson | Stars: Gretchen Mol, James Rebhorn, Cameron Bright, Mark Pellegrino

Votes: 1,965

27. Animal 2 (2008)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Years after being shot by his eldest son Darius and taking the fall for his crimes, former gangster James "Animal" Allen serves a life sentence at Folsom Prison. When a riot breaks out ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Combs | Stars: Ving Rhames, Vicellous Shannon, Richard Waugh, Yannick Bisson

Votes: 898

28. Antique (2008)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Jin-hyeok opens a cake shop in an old antique shop, hiring Seun-woo, Korea's best pastry chef, who fell in love with him in high school. Also there, are Soo-young, crushing on Seun-woo, ex-boxer Gi-beom, and Seun-woo's French ex-boyfriend.

Director: Kyu-dong Min | Stars: Ji-Hoon Ju, Jae-wook Kim, Ah-in Yoo, Ji-ho Choi

Votes: 1,263

29. That's It (2008)

80 min | Comedy, Romance

A girl decides to leave her boyfriend and run away to an unknown place. Before she leaves, she decides to meet up with him, but they have only one hour to reflect on their time together.

Director: Matheus Souza | Stars: Gregório Duvivier, Érika Mader, Marcelo Adnet, Nathalia Dill

Votes: 826

30. As God Commands (2008)

103 min | Drama, Thriller

A dark drama centered on a 14-year-old boy and his neo-Nazi dad, who are both outcasts in their suburban town.

Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Filippo Timi, Elio Germano, Alvaro Caleca, Angelica Leo

Votes: 1,308

31. As Simple as That (2008)

PG | 93 min | Drama

Tomorrow is an important day for Amir. He had participated in an international architecture competition to win the competition with foreign companies. His wife ,Tahereh (Hengameh Ghaziani),... See full summary »

Director: Reza Mirkarimi | Stars: Hengameh Ghaziani, Mehran Kashani, Safa Aghajani, Parvaneh Ahmadi

Votes: 1,233

32. August (2008)

R | 88 min | Drama

39 Metascore

August centers on two brothers fighting to keep their start-up company afloat on Wall Street during August 2001, a month before the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Director: Austin Chick | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Naomie Harris, Adam Scott, Robin Tunney

Votes: 3,946 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Autumn (2008)

99 min | Drama

A man struggles after his release from ten years as a political prisoner.

Director: Özcan Alper | Stars: Onur Saylak, Megi Kobaladze, Serkan Keskin, Raife Yenigül

Votes: 5,018

34. Ballast (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

84 Metascore

A drama set in the Mississippi delta, where one man's suicide affects three people's lives.

Director: Lance Hammer | Stars: Micheal J. Smith Sr., JimMyron Ross, Tarra Riggs, Johnny McPhail

Votes: 2,176 | Gross: $0.08M

35. Beast Stalker (2008)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Thriller

A traffic accident changed their lives forever. In capturing wanted criminal Zhang Yidong, Sergeant Tang Fei (Nicholas Tse) was involved in a gunfight and car accident that put the criminal... See full summary »

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Nicholas Tse, Jingchu Zhang, Nick Cheung, Pu Miao

Votes: 1,835

36. Beautiful (2008)

88 min | Drama

Eun-young is a woman cursed with great beauty. Wherever she goes, she gets unwanted admiration from men and jealousy from women. One day, one of her stalking admirer invades her place.

Director: Jai-hong Juhn | Stars: Su-yeon Cha, Cheon-hee Lee, Moo-Seong Choi, Min-soo Kim

Votes: 919

37. Before the Fall (2008)

PG | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

The world learns that a planet killing meteorite will arrive in 72 hours.

Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez | Stars: Víctor Clavijo, Mariana Cordero, Eduard Fernández, Elvira de Armiñán

Votes: 2,032

38. Berlin Calling (2008)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

Director: Hannes Stöhr | Stars: Paul Kalkbrenner, Rita Lengyel, Corinna Harfouch, Araba Walton

Votes: 12,647

39. Better Things (2008)

93 min | Drama

A group of young people grow up together in a small, rural community in the Cotswolds.

Director: Duane Hopkins | Stars: Rachel McIntyre, Emma Cooper, Liam McIlfatrick, Che Corr

Votes: 628

40. Birdwatchers (2008)

Unrated | 104 min | Drama

When a tribe of indigenous Guarani Indians attempts to re-inhabit their ancestral land, which lies on the border of a wealthy landowner's fields, tensions escalate.

Director: Marco Bechis | Stars: Claudio Santamaria, Alicélia Batista Cabreira, Chiara Caselli, Pedro Abrísio da Silva

Votes: 793

41. Boot Camp (2008)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A group of at-risk teens are sent to a what they think is a rehabilitation program on Fiji, but it's really a prison-like camp where kids are abused and brainwashed.

Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Mila Kunis, Gregory Smith, Peter Stormare, Regine Nehy

Votes: 8,242

42. Borderline (2008)

110 min | Drama

An erotic drama about a woman facing her 30th birthday who looks back at her life growing-up with her grandmother, crazy mother and her over-indulgence with men, sex and alcohol.

Director: Lyne Charlebois | Stars: Isabelle Blais, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Angèle Coutu, Sylvie Drapeau

Votes: 1,068

43. Boys Over Flowers: Final (2008)

131 min | Drama

Makino and Domyoji have decided to marry, but are they really ready to take that step? F4 (Flower Four), 4 close friends, are crucial to helping them determine if they are ready to make a lifetime commitment to each other.

Director: Yasuharu Ishii | Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri, Shôta Matsuda

Votes: 1,087

44. Breathless (2008)

Not Rated | 130 min | Crime, Drama

A bitter loan shark strikes a friendship with a troubled schoolgirl as he faces his own troubled past with his abusive father.

Director: Ik-joon Yang | Stars: Kkobbi Kim, Hwan Lee, Ik-joon Yang, Jeong-soon Park

Votes: 4,539

45. White Night Wedding (2008)

Unrated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7