Top 2008 IMDb Rated Movies

List of highest IMDb ranked movies released in 2008 as rated by IMDb users. How many if these have you watched? YesMovies - Watch Free Movies and TV Shows Online - Official YesMovies

[#1] The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director: Christopher Nolan

Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Anthony Michael Hall, Christian Bale, Eric Roberts,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 152 min

Release: 2008

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 9.0 (2,312,231 votes)

[#2] Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

In 2001, Andrew Bagby, a medical resident, is murdered not long after breaking up with his girlfriend. Soon after, when she announces she's pregnant, one of Andrew's many close friends, Kurt Kuenne, begins this film, a gift to the child.

Genre: Crime, Documentary

Director: Kurt Kuenne

Cast: Andrew Bagby, Bob Bagby, David Bagby, Derek Barnard,...

Country: US

Duration: 95 min

Release: 2008

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.5 (33,460 votes)

[#3] WALL·E (2008)

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, WALL·E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.

Genre: Animation, Family, Science Fiction

Director: Andrew Stanton

Cast: Ben Burtt, Bob Bergen, Donald Fullilove, Elissa Knight,...

Country: US

Duration: 98 min

Release: 2008

Rated: G

IMDb: 8.4 (1,003,559 votes)

[#4] A Wednesday! (2008)

A retired police commissioner recounts the most memorable case of his career, wherein he was informed about a bomb scare in Mumbai.

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Director: Neeraj Pandey

Cast: Aamir Bashir, Aayam Mehta, Anupam Kher, Chetan Pandit,...

Country: India

Duration: 103 min

Release: 2008

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.1 (75,595 votes)

[#5] Gran Torino (2008)

Widower Walt Kowalski is a grumpy, prejudiced, tough-minded, unhappy, old, Korean War veteran who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbours. His prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbour, Thao—a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin—tries to steal his Gran Torino, Walt sets out to reform the youth and takes steps to protect Thao and his family from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.

Genre: Drama

Director: Clint Eastwood

Cast: Ahney Her, Bee Vang, Brian Haley, Brian Howe,...

Country: Germany, US

Duration: 116 min

Release: 2008

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.1 (722,439 votes)

[#6] Departures (2008)

Daigo, a cellist, is laid off from his orchestra and moves with his wife back to his small hometown where the living is cheaper. Thinking he’s applying for a job at a travel agency he finds he’s being interviewed for work with departures of a more permanent nature – as an undertaker’s assistant.

Genre: Drama

Director: Yojiro Takita

Cast: Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Kimiko Yo, Masahiro Motoki, Ryoko Hirosue,...

Country: Japan

Duration: 130 min

Release: 2008

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 8.1 (49,733 votes)

[#7] Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director: Danny Boyle

Cast: Anil Kapoor, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, Dev Patel,...

Country: UK

Duration: 120 min

Release: 2008

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.0 (800,639 votes)

[#8] Ip Man (2008)

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung.

Genre: Action, Drama, History

Director: Wilson Yip Wai-Shun

Cast: Calvin Cheng, Chen Zhi-Hui, Dennis To Yue-Hong, Donnie Yen,...

Country: China, Hong Kong

Duration: 106 min

Release: 2008

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.0 (212,770 votes)

[#9] Waltz with Bashir (2008)

Director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The usage of animation enabled Folman to illustrate their personal memories and dreams.

Genre: Animation, Documentary, Drama, War

Director: Ari Folman

Cast: Ari Folman, Dror Harazi, Miki Leon, Ori Sivan,...

Country: France, Germany, Israel

Duration: 90 min

Release: 2008

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.0 (56,105 votes)

[#10] In Bruges (2008)

Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Director: Martin McDonagh

Cast: Anna Madeley, Brendan Gleeson, Clémence Poésy, Colin Farrell,...

Country: UK, US

Duration: 108 min

Release: 2008

Rated: R

IMDb: 7.9 (391,334 votes)