Year 2008 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 2008 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, interesting, dramatic and suspense films and TV shows about / with murder, flashback, husband wife relationship, death, mentor, mother daughter relationship, friendship, chase, cell phone and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2008: The Pirates of Somalia (2017), Hustlers (2019), Aftershock (2010), The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018), The Caller (2008), Too Big to Fail (2011), One Less God (2017), Shahid (2012), Accident (2009), Galveston (2018).

List of year 2008 movies

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Somalia, Kenya, Sudan, South Africa, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an inspiring chance encounter with his idol, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer, he attempts to get embedded with the local Somali pirates, ...
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, exciting, factual, suspense
Plot: journalist, pirate, drugs, adventure, danger, point of view, journey, news report, village, escapades, culture clash, weapons ...
Time: year 2008
Place: somalia, canada
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 26K
Hustlers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.
Style: captivating, light, humorous
Plot: stripper, strip club, female friendship, wall street, friend, friendship, mother daughter relationship, drunkenness, drugs, wealth, baby, christmas ...
Time: 2000s, year 2011, year 2008, year 2007
Place: manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 8K
Aftershock (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Based on the Tangshan Earthquake in 1976 that took the lives of 240,000 people.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, psychological, factual ...
Plot: adoption, parents and children, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, family reunited, redemption, family in crisis, earthquake, family tragedy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, presumed dead, loss of sibling ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: china, asia, canada
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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Belgium, France, UK, Portugal
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An advertising executive jumps back and forth in time between 21st century London and 17th century La Mancha, where Don Quixote mistakes him for Sancho Panza.
Plot: woman slaps man, village, cave, dream, old woman, urination, helicopter, giant, time travel, falling from height, religious procession, garbage dump ...
Time: year 2008
Place: spain
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 5.5
 1K
The Caller (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jimmy Stevens, a senior VP at an international energy firm, blows the whistle on his company's deadly and corrupt practices in Latin America. Knowing he will be assassinated for his betrayal, he places an anonymous call securing the services of ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: whistleblower, private detective, deadline, murder, telephone, workplace, tough heroes, danger, mysterious character, workplace situations, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 1940s
Place: france, usa, europe, new york
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Too Big to Fail (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, 'Too Big to Fail' offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few ...
Style: tense, realistic, talky, serious, sincere ...
Plot: wall street, financial crisis, bankruptcy, stock broker, politics, state affairs, society, republican, moral dilemma, corporate world, loan, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., middle east, california
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 551
One Less God (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Nepal
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 2008, a band of young Islamic militants from Pakistan lands in Mumbai, their primary target, the iconic Taj Mahal hotel. With Indian forces unable to regain control, for 4 days the guests must battle to survive as the terrorists seek to drive ...
Plot: terrorist attack, hotel, terrorism, terrorist, siege
Time: year 2008
Place: mumbai india, india
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 13K
Shahid (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This compelling drama tells the remarkable true story of slain human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who became a powerful voice against the intercommunal violence that has engulfed Mumbai since the early 1990s.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: muslim, legal, social activist, religions or cults, dedicated lawyer, civil rights, false arrest, society, injustice, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: india, asia, pakistan, mumbai india
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 3K
Accident (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A self-styled accident choreographer, the Brain is a professional hitman who kills his victims by trapping them in well crafted accidents that look like unfortunate mishaps but are in fact perfectly staged acts of crime. When the teams next ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: perfect crime, hitman, betrayal, rivalry, crimes, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crime, master criminal, dishonesty, danger, crime gone awry ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: hong kong, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 9K
Galveston (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a violent encounter with his boss' men, Roy finds a prostitute and sees something in her frightened, defiant eyes that prompts a fateful decision. He takes her with him as he flees to Galveston, an action as ill-advised as it is ...
Style: road movie
Plot: motel, hurricane, hitman, laundry, singing, revenge, prostitute, newspaper, murder, car accident, prison, illness ...
Time: year 2008
Place: texas
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The Looming Storm (2017)
Genre: Crime
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yu, a self-assured factory guard, fancies himself a detective and begins poking his nose into a murder investigation.
Plot: murder, serial killer, hospital, corpse, photograph, fishing, letter, factory, demolition, employee, bicycle, train ...
Time: year 2008
Place: china
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 9K
In Darkness (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, Canada
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, suspenseful, uplifting, tense ...
Plot: thief, holocaust, german, jewish, underground, atrocity, tunnel, unwanted pregnancy, polish, survival, ghetto, refugee ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 2008, year 1945
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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 5.8
 365
Wheeler (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of an aspiring musician from Kaufman, Texas who travels to Nashville with the lifelong dream of trying his hand at country music. By embodying the title character under prosthetic make up, actor Stephen Dorff successfully infiltrates Music ...
Plot: aspiring musician, bar, singer, audition, video camera, musical number, flash forward, handheld camera, aspiring singer, recording studio, songwriting, songwriter ...
Time: year 2008
Place: texas
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 34K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, India, Singapore
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, tense
Plot: terrorist attack, hotel, religious fanatic, survival, terrorist, terrorism, shooting, hostages, courage, reporter, chaos, businessman ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, mumbai india, bombay india, australia, pakistan ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 31K
Girls Trip (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.
Style: buddy comedy
Audience: chick flick
Plot: african american, lie, giving a toast, song, telephone call, promise, prayer, microphone, friendship, fired from the job, crying, apology ...
Time: year 2011, year 2002, year 2004, year 2012, year 1998 ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 2K
Wild Palms (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, futuristic ...
Plot: mind control, cyberspace, fictional reality, mystery, future dystopia, manipulations, uncover truth, crimes, society, intrigue, virtual reality, hologram ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Shadow People (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A radio talk show host unravels a conspiracy about encounters with mysterious beings known as The Shadow People and their role in the unexplained deaths of several hundred victims in the 1980s.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural, radio dj, life is a bitch, listener, down on your luck, dishonesty, small town, paralysis, viral video ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, year 1979
Place: usa, kentucky, cambodia
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 179
The Blessed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Algiers, a few years after the civil war. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary in a restaurant. While on their way, their share their views on Algeria: Amal talks about lost illusions and Samir about the ...
Plot: bourgeoisie, family, police arrest, gynecologist, loss of mother, husband wife conflict, tattoo, freedom, dysfunctional marriage, dysfunctional couple, generation gap, tattoo on back ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s
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 3.5
 348
Timemaster (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young Jesse is traveling through time in order to stop some evil virtual reality fight managers from a parallel universe trying to destroy Earth.
Plot: virtual reality, time travel, dream, orphan, billy the kid, alien, outer space, post apocalypse, brother sister relationship, portal, orphanage, old west ...
Time: year 2006, year 2008, year 1996
Place: arizona
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2/11 Het spel van de wolf (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2 November 2004, shortly before nine in the morning. In The Hague, the report comes in that in Amsterdam Theo van Gogh has been murdered. All warning bells start ringing. With the country in flames, sometimes literally, politicians and officials in ...
Plot: secret service, politics, office, cigarette smoking, murder, journalist, computer, cell phone, television, cover up, being followed, bus station ...
Time: year 2008, year 2004
Place: netherlands
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I Want to Get Married (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Can Paul get married in just 6 days? Paul Roll is a lovable nerd who's achieved everything he's set his mind to, except...he's never been successful at finding a man. After witnessing the marriage of his best friends--6 days before ...
Plot: gay, political campaign, conservative, lesbian couple, gay marriage, advertising agency, nerd, secretary, cell phone, lesbian interest, gay couple, gay kiss ...
Time: year 2008
Place: california
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 4K
Anesthesia (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, nurse, drinking, chase, christmas tree, teacher, drink, crying, listening to music, food, rooftop, backpack ...
Time: year 2008
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 158K
War Dogs (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA, Cambodia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.
Style: intense, funny, factual, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: rise and fall, arms dealer, smuggling, iraq war, friendship, military, corruption, betrayal, gunrunner, machismo, firearm, organized crime ...
Time: year 2005, year 2008, 2000s
Place: iraq, las vegas, afghanistan, albania, nevada ...
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Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, surreal, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: apocalypse, surrealism, chaos, end of the world, split personality, prophecy, smuggling, terrorist, dishonesty, future dystopia, life is a bitch, alternate reality ...
Time: future, year 2008, 2000s, near future, year 2005
Place: california, middle east, north korea, southern california, afghanistan ...
Is relevant ?
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, serious
Plot: breakup, introspection, fall in love, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, african american, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: georgia, atlanta georgia
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 473
Lost in Munich (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sir "P" a 90 year old gray parrot, formerly living with Edouard Daladier, the French prime minister responsible for signing the Munich Treaty, comes to Prague to give his "account" of the past events. But can he do it, being just ...
Plot: parrot, mask, fight, french, ambulance, explosion, grave, actor, crying woman, actress, underwater scene, anniversary ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, year 1938
Place: prague czech republic, central europe, prague
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 316K
The Big Short (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.
Style: intellectual, tense, suspense, realistic, cerebral ...
Plot: loan, wall street, economic crisis, money, economics, finance, bank, financial crisis, morality, risk, expose, deception ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, year 2007
Place: manhattan new york city, las vegas, california
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A Marine Story (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marine officer Alexandra is tough enough to kick any guy's ass in a bar fight, but there's one opponent she can't beat: military policy. When she returns to her conservative hometown from Iraq with a mysterious personal life, she ...
Style: realistic, sincere, uplifting, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, boot camp, military, lesbian, lesbian relationship, teaching the ways of the world, soldier, introspection, gender, society, starting over, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: usa, iraq, california
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 318K
Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, serious, reflective ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, birthday, abusive husband, high school, parenting, divorced parents, boy, childhood, teenager, family, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2002, year 2005 ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 32K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, treasure hunt, sea, gold, survival, betrayal, adventure, escapades, human nature, dishonesty, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
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