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, visually appealing and interesting films and TV shows about / with mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, betrayal, chase, storytelling, husband wife relationship, flashback, adaptation and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy 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), The Caller (2008), One Less God (2017), In Darkness (2011), Girls Trip (2017), Wild Palms (1993), Shadow People (2013), The Blessed (2017).

List of year 2008 movies

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, entertaining, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: stripper, vulgarity, strip club, wall street, female friendship, economic crisis, caper, seduction, friendship, mother daughter relationship, friend, dancing ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s, year 2011, year 2007, year 2015 ...
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, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: breakup, couple relations, introspection, romance, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
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, suspense, factual
Plot: journalist, pirate, drugs, point of view, journey, adventure, news report, danger, culture clash, weapons, escapades, village ...
Time: year 2008
Place: somalia, canada
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, whistleblower, uncover truth, mysterious character, investigation, survival, amateur detective, danger, dishonesty, deadly, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, year 2008
Place: france, new york, europe, usa
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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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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, uplifting, sincere, harsh, tense ...
Plot: jewish, holocaust, thief, atrocity, german, survival, tunnel, underground, refugee, unwanted pregnancy, mistrust, sewer ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 2008, year 1945
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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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, humorous, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship between women, motel, female friendship, friendship, promise, dancing, black american, female bonding, interview, marriage, model, female protagonist ...
Time: year 2000, year 1998, year 2004, year 2002, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, new orleans
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Wild Palms (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
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Story: A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, futuristic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, mind control, cyberspace, conspiracy, mystery, fictional reality, manipulation, uncover truth, society, crimes, intrigue, manipulations ...
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: uncover truth, supernatural, mystery, mysterious character, life is a bitch, listener, radio dj, paralysis, down on your luck, small town, dishonesty, viral video ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, year 2008
Place: usa, kentucky, cambodia
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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, bourgeoisie, algerian war, loss of mother, religious faith, mother slaps son, police officer, end of love, gynecologist, tattoo on back, police arrest, generation gap ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s
Place: algeria
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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, orphanage, time travel, dream, brother sister relationship, portal, street shootout, orphan, billy the kid, post apocalypse, alien, old west ...
Time: year 2008, year 1996, 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: cell phone, computer, laptop, cigarette smoking, restaurant, television, bus station, journalist, secret service, praying, museum, investigation ...
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, advertising, casino, thirty something, man with glasses, conservative, election, internet, shower, kiss, nerd, female impersonator ...
Time: year 2008
Place: california
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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: apocalypse, chaos, future dystopia, end of the world, prophecy, split personality, smuggling, conspiracy, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alternate reality, terrorist ...
Time: future, year 2008, year 2005, near future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, middle east, afghanistan, southern california ...
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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, humorous, sincere, exciting, light ...
Plot: parrot, chase, tv interview, foot chase, czech german relations, friendship, interview, world war two, journalist, newspaper, crying, photograph ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, year 1938
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague
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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, finance, wall street, economic crisis, economics, expose, bank, analysis, risk, stock market ...
Time: 2000s, year 1933, 21st century, year 2008, year 2007
Place: new york, 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: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, uplifting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, military, homecoming, teenage life, introspection, gender, soldier, hopes, starting over, iraq war, boot camp, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa, california, iraq
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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: depressing, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, childhood, stepsister stepsister relationship, divorced parents, abusive husband, parenting, parents and children, teenage life, marital problem, teenager, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010, year 2003, year 2005 ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
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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, sea, boat, treasure hunt, gold, adventure, ocean or sea, danger, sunken ship, survival, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
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The Night Before (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, christmas party, friendship, buddies, reunion, childhood friend, childhood friends, male friendship, friendship between men, christmas eve, twists & turns, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015, year 2008, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Detention (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, high school, youth, social relations, imaginary, cheerleader, time machine, survival, teenage life, love triangle, delusion, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 90s ...
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Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, republican, conservative, republican party, american politics, ambition, state affairs, americana, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, philadelphia, pennsylvania ...
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Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, brutal, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, robbery, hitman, neo noir, gambling, mafia, criminal heroes, criminal, murder, bandit, gangsters, poker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, orlando florida, florida
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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: wall street, stock broker, rivalry, betrayal, ambition, stock market crash, speculation, vengeance, corporate crimes, corporate world, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s, year 2008
Place: new york, usa, london, manhattan new york city, tower bridge london ...
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Split Second (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him.
Style: futuristic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, cyberpunk, plague, post apocalyptic, future dystopia, flooding, danger, escapades, global warming, murder, contamination, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 2008
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
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Fruitvale Station (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, intense, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: african american, police brutality, racism, new year's eve, introspection, haunted by the past, tragic hero, encounter, couple relations, goodhearted, marijuana, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, year 2007 ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, oakland california
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Macross Zero  (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Taking place one year before the events of the original Macross series, Macross Zero chronicles the final days of the war between the U.N. Spacy and anti-U.N. factions. After being shot down by the anti-U.N.'s newest fighter plane, ace pilot ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, military, airplane, island, alien technology, spacecraft, war, danger, a.i., escapades, battles, heroes ...
Time: year 2008
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Dr. Plonk (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A scientist & inventor in 1907, Dr Plonk, predicts that the world will end in 101 years, unless something is done about it.
Style: silent film, humorous, feel good, captivating, absurd ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, mad scientist, save the world, changing the past or future, danger, politics, apocalypse, laboratory, farce, chases and races, unsuccessful ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 1910s, 1900s ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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Deterrence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The President of the United States must deal with an international military crisis while confined to a Colorado diner during a freak snowstorm.
Style: tense, suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: diner, politics, nuclear war, danger, leadership, state affairs, graphic violence, chaos, international crisis, nuclear threat, profanity, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2000s, near future ...
Place: colorado, usa, iraq, korea, middle east
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Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: civil rights, butler, white house, blacks and whites, u.s. president, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, birmingham alabama, united states, nashville tennessee ...
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