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, suspense, tense and factual films and TV shows about / with murder, flashback, danger, husband wife relationship, police officer, kiss, cell phone, nudity (full frontal - brief), death and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 2008: Hustlers (2019), Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010), The Pirates of Somalia (2017), YellowBrickRoad (2010), Soul Men (2008), Play (2019), Aftershock (2010), The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018), The Caller (2008), Too Big to Fail (2011).

List of year 2008 movies

 6.3
 74K
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: visually appealing, captivating, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Plot: stripper, strip club, vulgarity, wall street, female friendship, shopping, friend, friendship, mother daughter relationship, money, baby, wealth ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s, year 2011, year 2015, year 2014 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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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, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, breakup, introspection, couples, fall in love, love and romance, african american, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
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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, danger, news report, journey, adventure, point of view, escapades, culture clash, village, weapons ...
Time: year 2008
Place: somalia, canada
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YellowBrickRoad (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the Fall of 1940, the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked together up a winding mountain trail and into the wilderness. Without warning, they left behind everything: their homes, their clothes, and their money. The only clue where ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: survival, missing person, obsession, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, wilderness, danger, urban legend, social relations, escapades, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 20th century, year 1940 ...
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
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 6.4
 10K
Soul Men (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two former backup soul singers, Louis and Floyd, have not spoken to each other in 20 years, and reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently-deceased lead singer. Cleo, a beautiful young woman ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: reunion, african american, artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle, on the road, music band, buddies, musician's life, bittersweet, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
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 7.2
 596
Play (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, Max was 13 when he was offered his first camera. For 25 years he will not stop filming. The bunch of friends, the loves, the successes, the failures. From the 90s to the 2010s, it is the portrait of a whole generation that is emerging ...
Plot: first kiss, ice cream, pregnant, classroom, hospital, group of friends, theater, falling into water, coca cola, pregnant woman, birthday cake, card playing ...
Time: 1990s, year 2013, year 1999, year 1993, 2010s ...
Place: paris france, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 7.5
 9K
Aftershock (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
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: family reunited, adoption, parents and children, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, redemption, family in crisis, earthquake, family tragedy, catastrophe, family relations, presumed dead ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: china, asia, canada, east asia
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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: giant, blood, camera, dog, hallucination, kiss, horse, barking dog, business deal, film producer, police, chivalry ...
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, whistleblower, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, danger, amateur detective, deadly, dishonesty, survival, journalism ...
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: thought provoking, tense, sincere, factual, suspenseful ...
Plot: financial crisis, wall street, bankruptcy, politics, moral dilemma, senator, state affairs, race against time, social problems, society, corporate world, stock broker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, middle east, california
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 5.4
 544
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, siege, terrorism, terrorist, hotel
Time: year 2008
Place: mumbai india, india
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 8.2
 14K
Shahid (2012)
Genre: Biography, 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: captivating, realistic, thought provoking, tense, psychological ...
Plot: terrorist, legal, muslim, false arrest, civil rights, life is a bitch, society, religions or cults, social activist, injustice, hopes, human rights ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, year 2008 ...
Place: india, asia, kashmir, pakistan, mumbai india
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 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: perfect crime, hitman, crimes, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, master criminal, dishonesty, betrayal, criminal heroes, lone wolves, murder ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, year 2008
Place: hong kong, asia
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 6.2
 11K
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: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, road movie
Plot: hitman, illness, cancer, prostitute, murder, revenge, car accident, anger, hurricane, motel, crimes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008, year 1988
Place: texas, usa, new orleans
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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.
Style: suspense, disturbing, rough, atmospheric
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, investigation, partners, escapades, ambition, danger, shoes, release from prison, barbershop, demolition ...
Time: 90s, year 2008, year 1997
Place: china
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 7.3
 10K
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, uplifting, harsh, realistic ...
Plot: jewish, holocaust, thief, atrocity, german, survival, tunnel, underground, refugee, unwanted pregnancy, mistrust, sewer ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 2008
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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 5.9
 387
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, music business, cameraman, songwriter, music store, piano playing, bar, singer, loss of daughter, main character dies, recording studio, texan ...
Time: year 2008
Place: nashville tennessee, texas, southern usa
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 7.6
 48K
Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, 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, terrorist, terrorism, hostage, hotel, courage, religious fanatic, shooting, survival, survivor, siege, reporter ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, mumbai india, pakistan, australia, adelaide south australia ...
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 6.2
 33K
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, captivating, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship between women, motel, female friendship, promise, friendship, black american, female bonding, female protagonist, airport, blackmail, model, dancing ...
Time: year 2000, year 2002, year 2004, year 2008, year 1998 ...
Place: new orleans, usa
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 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, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: conspiracy, future dystopia, mind control, cyberspace, fictional reality, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, manipulations, manipulation, intrigue, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: supernatural, mystery, mysterious character, uncover truth, life is a bitch, listener, radio dj, small town, paralysis, down on your luck, dishonesty, startled ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, year 2008
Place: usa, cambodia, kentucky
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 5.2
 188
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: family, algerian war, bourgeoisie, husband wife conflict, smoking pot, police officer, police arrest, tattoo, gynecologist, loss of mother, mother slaps son, generation gap ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s
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 3.6
 369
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, dream, street shootout, outer space, alien, orphanage, portal, post apocalypse, time travel, old west, orphan, brother sister relationship ...
Time: year 1996, year 2008, year 2006
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 ...
Style: factual
Plot: national security, restaurant, conspiracy, prayer, prospector, bus trip, secret service, bus station, being followed, museum, team, computer ...
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 relationship, female impersonator, internet, gay slur, election, shower, family relations, conservative, lesbian couple, nerd, political campaign, advertising executive ...
Time: year 2008
Place: california
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 6.1
 4K
Anesthesia (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: suspicion, pursuit, paranoia, friendship, professor, promise, chase, violence, lie, husband wife relationship, lecture, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.1
 171K
War Dogs (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA, Cambodia, Romania
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: smuggling, weapons, rise and fall, arms dealer, friendship, military, corruption, betrayal, iraq war, firearm, machismo, gunrunner ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 2008, year 2005
Place: iraq, nevada, las vegas, usa, florida ...
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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, allegory, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: conspiracy, apocalypse, future dystopia, chaos, end of the world, split personality, prophecy, smuggling, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alternate reality, terrorist ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2008, near future, year 2005
Place: los angeles, california, middle east, afghanistan, nevada ...
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 6.9
 524
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 ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: parrot, airport, film producer, revenge, newspaper, wig, television studio, convention, interviewer, learning the truth, myth, funeral ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, year 1938
Place: prague czech republic, central europe, prague
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 7.8
 346K
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, interesting ...
Plot: money, financial crisis, loan, wall street, economic crisis, finance, economics, expose, bank, risk, stock market, business ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, year 2007, year 2008
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, las vegas, california
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