2008 in film

The year 2008 involved many major movie events. Its highest-grossing films included The Dark Knight, Kung Fu Panda, WALL-E and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

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Evaluation of the yearEdit

2008 has been widely considered to be a very significant year for cinema.

The entertainment agency website IGN described 2008 as "one of the biggest years ever for movies." It stated, "2008 was the year when the comic book movie genre not only hits its zenith, but also gained critical respectability thanks to The Dark Knight. Animated films also proved a huge draw for filmgoers, with Pixar's WALL-E becoming not only the highest grossing toon but also the most lauded. Things got off on the right foot with the monster movie madness of Cloverfield. Marvel got down to business laying the groundwork for their superhero team-up The Avengers with the blockbuster hit Iron Man and their respectable attempt at rebooting The Incredible Hulk. The games-to-film genre took a hit this year, with only Max Payne proving to be a worthy adaptation of the source material. We also saw the highly anticipated big-screen returns of iconic characters like Batman, James Bond, and Indiana Jones -- some were more successful than others."[1]

The film industry and review website IndieWire described 2008 as "a stellar year for movies" that "gave us tons of unforgettable classics" such as The Wrestler, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days and Che.[2]

Highest-grossing filmsEdit

The top 10 films released in 2008 by worldwide gross are as follows:[3]

Highest-grossing films of 2008
Rank Title Distributor Worldwide gross
1 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. $997,000,000[4]
2 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount $790,653,942
3 Kung Fu Panda $631,744,560
4 Hancock Sony $629,443,428
5 Mamma Mia! Universal $609,841,637
6 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount $603,900,354
7 Quantum of Solace Sony / MGM $589,580,482
8 Iron Man Paramount $585,366,247
9 WALL-E Disney $521,311,860
10 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian $419,665,568

On August 4, The Dark Knight reached a $400 million domestic gross in a record time of 18 days. The previous record was held by Shrek 2, which reached it in 43 days.[5] On August 31, after 45 days in release, The Dark Knight reached $500 million domestically, becoming only the second film in history after Titanic to cross the half-billion-dollar domestic milestone, as well as the first film of the 2000s decade. Worldwide, it grossed $997 million on its initial release,[4] and an IMAX reissue[6] in 2009 saw it become the fourth film to gross $1 billion at the global box office.[7][8] For 2008, the top ten films consisted of three superhero films, three animated films, three action films and one musical film. Mamma Mia! became the highest-grossing film in UK history until it was surpassed by Avatar in 2010. In the domestic box office, 2008 came very close in passing 2007 as the highest-grossing year, falling short by just $30 million.


Month Day Event
January 7 Due to the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America Strike, NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association scrap plans to hold its 65th Golden Globe Awards ceremony and instead hold a press conference announcing the winners
13 The 65th Golden Globe Awards winners were announced.
16 The 61st BAFTA Awards nominations were announced with Atonement the leading film with 14 nominations closely followed by No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood, both with 7 nominations
17 – 27 The 26th Sundance Film Festival is opened with the world premiere of Martin McDonagh's In Bruges and screens over 120 films. The Grand Jury and Audience Award prizes are awarded to Frozen River and The Wackness, respectively. The festival is closed by the world premiere of Bernard Shakey's CSNY/Déjà Vu
22 The 80th Academy Awards nominations were announced with No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood the leading films with 8 nominations each, closely followed by Atonement and Michael Clayton, both with 7
The Oscar-nominated actor Heath Ledger, 28, is found dead at his home in Manhattan, New York City, from an accidental prescription pills overdose.
23 – 3 The 37th Rotterdam International Film Festival is opened with the world premiere of Lucía Cedrón's narrative feature-film debut Lamb of God (Cordero de Dios).
26 The 60th Directors Guild of America Award dinner is held in the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles. The Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film prize is awarded to Joel and Ethan Coen
27 The 14th Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony is held in the Shrine Exposition Center, Los Angeles.
February 7 – 17 The 58th Berlin International Film Festival is opened with the world premiere of Martin Scorsese's Shine a Light and screens over 350 films. The Golden Bear prize is awarded to Elite Squad. The Silver Bear prizes are awarded to Paul Thomas Anderson, Best Director, Reza Naji, Best Actor and Sally Hawkins, Best Actress. The festival is closed by the international premiere of Michel Gondry's Be Kind Rewind
8 The 35th Annie Awards ceremony is held in the UCLA's Royce Hall, Los Angeles. The Best Animated Feature prize is awarded to Ratatouille
9 The 60th Writers Guild of America Awards are announced in a brief statement. The Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Screenplay prizes are awarded to Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men) and Diablo Cody (Juno), respectively
10 The 61st BAFTA Awards ceremony is held in the Royal Opera House, London. Anthony Hopkins is honoured with the Academy Fellowship.
12 The members of the WGA agree a three-year deal with the AMPTP and vote to end the 3-month 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America Strike
23 The 28th Golden Raspberry Awards ceremony is held in Santa Monica, California.
The 23rd Independent Spirit Awards ceremony is broadcast. The Best Film award is given to Juno. The Best Actor and Best Actress awards are given to Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ellen Page respectively
24 The 80th Academy Awards ceremony is held in the Kodak Theater, Hollywood.
March 3 The 28th Genie Awards
9 The 13th Empire Awards is held in the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England.
13 – 21 7th Tiburon International Film Festival
April 4 – 13 10th Sarasota Film Festival
23 – 4 7th Tribeca Film Festival
24 – 8 51st San Francisco International Film Festival
May ? – ? 8th Silver Lake Film Festival
14 – 25 Entre les murs wins the Palme d'Or while Gomorrah receives the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival.
22 – 15 34th Seattle International Film Festival
26 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull earns $126 million in the United States and Canada, becoming the highest-grossing debut of 2008 and the second-highest-grossing for a Memorial Day weekend debut behind Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.
June 1 The 2008 MTV Movie Awards winners were announced
A massive fire destroys portions of facilities at Universal Studios in Universal City near Los Angeles, California.
14 – 22 11th Shanghai International Film Festival
18 Iron Man becomes the first movie of 2008 to earn $300 million in the United States and Canada.
18 – 29 62nd Edinburgh International Film Festival. The festival launches a new sidebar celebrating the spirit of discovery, including selections Bigga than Ben, Blood Car, Crack Willow, Spike, Strange Girls, and The Third Pint.[9]
July 17 – 26 8th Era New Horizons Film Festival
August 4 The Dark Knight reached $400 million in record time at 18 days. The previous record was held by Shrek 2, which reached it in 43 days.[5]
6 – 16 61st Locarno International Film Festival
21 – 1 32nd Montreal World Film Festival
27 – 6 65th Venice International Film Festival
September 4 – 13 33rd Toronto International Film Festival
15 – 20 33rd Polish Film Festival in Gdynia
18 – 27 56th San Sebastián International Film Festival
23 – 30 6th Bangkok International Film Festival
October 1 – 12 16th Raindance Film Festival
15 – 30 52nd London Film Festival
18 – 26 21st Tokyo International Film Festival
November 18 – 28 32nd Cairo International Film Festival
December 5 – 14 10th Jakarta International Film Festival
4 – 14 23rd Mar del Plata International Film Festival


Category/Organization 14th Critics' Choice Awards
January 8, 2009
66th Golden Globe Awards
January 11, 2009
Producers, Directors, Screen Actors, and Writers Guild Awards 62nd BAFTA Awards
February 8, 2009
81st Academy Awards
February 22, 2009
Drama Musical or Comedy
Best Film Slumdog Millionaire Vicky Cristina Barcelona Slumdog Millionaire
Best Director Danny Boyle
Slumdog Millionaire
Best Actor Sean Penn
Mickey Rourke
The Wrestler
Colin Farrell
In Bruges
Sean Penn
Mickey Rourke
The Wrestler
Sean Penn
Best Actress Anne Hathaway
Rachel Getting Married
Meryl Streep
Kate Winslet
Revolutionary Road
Sally Hawkins
Meryl Streep
Kate Winslet
The Reader
Best Supporting Actor Heath Ledger
The Dark Knight
Best Supporting Actress Kate Winslet
The Reader
Penélope Cruz
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Best Screenplay, Adapted Simon Beaufoy
Slumdog Millionaire
Simon Beaufoy
Slumdog Millionaire
Best Screenplay, Original Dustin Lance Black
Martin McDonagh
In Bruges
Dustin Lance Black
Best Animated Film WALL-E
Best Original Score Slumdog Millionaire
A. R. Rahman
N/A Slumdog Millionaire
A. R. Rahman
Best Original Song "The Wrestler"
The Wrestler
N/A N/A "Jai Ho"
Slumdog Millionaire
Best Foreign Language Film Waltz with Bashir N/A I've Loved You So Long Departures

2008 wide-release filmsEdit


‡ Films that achieved wide-release status after initial release
Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre
4 One Missed Call Warner Bros. Pictures / Alcon Entertainment / Kadokawa Pictures Eric Valette (director); Andrew Klavan (screenplay); Shannyn Sossamon, Edward Burns, Ana Claudia Talancón, Ray Wise, Azura Skye, Johnny Lewis, Jason Beghe, Margaret Cho, Meagan Good, Rhoda Griffis, Ariel Winter, Dave Spector, Laura Harring, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Raegan Lamb, Karen Bayer, Mary Lynn Owen, Roy McCrerey, Greg Corbett, Bart Hansard, Katie Kneeland, Jason Horgan, Kaira Akita, Lauren Peyton, Dawn Dininger, Sarah Jean Kubik Horror
11 First Sunday Screen Gems / Cube Vision David E. Talbert (director/screenplay); Ice Cube, Katt Williams, Tracy Morgan, Loretta Devine, Michael Beach, Keith David, Regina Hall, Retta, Malinda Williams, Chi McBride, Clifton Powell, Nicholas Turturro, Olivia Cole, Red Grant, C.J. Sanders, Rickey Smiley, Arjay Smith, P.J. Byrne, Paul Campbell, Tiffany Pollard, Jasmine Masters Comedy
In the Name of the King Freestyle Releasing / Boll KG / Brightlight Pictures Uwe Boll (director); Doug Taylor (screenplay); Jason Statham, Leelee Sobieski, Ron Perlman, John Rhys-Davies, Claire Forlani, Matthew Lillard, Kristanna Loken, Will Sanderson, Tania Saulnier, Brian J. White, Ray Liotta, Burt Reynolds, Mike Dopud, Gabrielle Rose, Terence Kelly, Colin Ford Action, Fantasy
The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie Universal Pictures / Big Idea Productions Mike Nawrocki (director); Phil Vischer (screenplay); Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Cam Clarke, Yuri Lowenthal, Laura Gerow, Alan Lee, Tim Hodge, Megan Murphy, Cydney Trent, Keri Pisapia, Sondra Morton Chaffin, Drake Lyle, Ally Nawrocki, Jim Poole, Joe Spadford, Brian Roberts, Andy Youssi, John Wahba, Patrick Kramer Family, Adventure, Comedy
18 27 Dresses 20th Century Fox / Fox 2000 Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment Anne Fletcher (director); Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay); Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, Malin Åkerman, Edward Burns, Judy Greer, Melora Hardin, Michael Ziegfeld, Brian Kerwin, Maulik Pancholy, David Castro, Krysten Ritter, Peyton List, Charli Barcena Romance, Comedy
Cassandra's Dream The Weinstein Company Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Hayley Atwell, Colin Farrell, Sally Hawkins, Ewan McGregor, Tom Wilkinson, John Benfield, Clare Higgins, Ashley Madekwe, Andrew Howard, Phil Davis, Jim Carter, Richard Lintern, Jennifer Higham, Lee Whitlock, Hugh Rathbone, Allan Ramsey, Paul Marc Davis, Terry Budin-Jones, Franck Viano, Tommy Mack Drama, Thriller
Cloverfield Paramount Pictures / Bad Robot Productions Matt Reeves (director); Drew Goddard (screenplay); Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel, Odette Yustman, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller, Jessica Lucas, Theo Rossi, Brian Klugman, Kelvin Yu, Liza Lapira, Lili Mirojnick, Ben Feldman, Baron Vaughn, Charlyne Yi, Rick Overton, Jason Cerbone, Pavel Lychnikoff, Billy Brown, Scott Lawrence, Tim Griffin, Chris Mulkey, Margot Farley, Matt Reeves Monster
Mad Money Overture Films / Millennium Films Callie Khouri (director); Glenn Gers (screenplay); Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, Katie Holmes, Ted Danson, Roger Cross, Adam Rothenberg, Stephen Root, J.C. MacKenzie, Christopher McDonald, Finesse Mitchell, Bryan Massey Comedy, Crime
Teeth Roadside Attractions Mitchell Lichtenstein (director/screenplay); Jess Weixler, John Hensley, Josh Pais, Hale Appleman, Ashley Springer, Lenny Von Dohlen, Vivienne Benesch, Julia Garro, Adam Wagner, Trent Moore, Ava Ryen Plumb, Hunter Ulvog Horror, Comedy
25 How She Move Paramount Vantage / MTV Films Ian Iqbal Rashid (director); Annmarie Morais (screenplay); Rutina Wesley, Dwain Murphy, Clé Bennett, Romina D'Ugo, Kevin Duhaney, Shawn Desman, Nina Dobrev, Brennan Gademans, Tré Armstrong, Jai Jai Jones, Tristan D. Lalla, Merwin Mondesir, Daniel Morrison, Boyd Banks, Ardon Bess, Ingrid Gaynor, Melanie Nicholls-King, Brian Paul, Tanisha Scott, Alison-Sealy Smith, Djanet Sears, Romina D'Ugo, Keyshia Cole, DeRay Davis, Kardinal Offishall, Mýa Drama
Meet the Spartans 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer (directors/screenplay); Sean Maguire, Kevin Sorbo, Carmen Electra, Ken Davitian, Diedrich Bader, Travis Van Winkle, Jareb Dauplaise, Nicole Parker, Ike Barinholtz, Hunter Clary, Phil Morris, Method Man, Ryan Fraley, Tiffany Claus, Nick Steele, Tony Yalda, Christopher Lett, Jim Piddock, Nate Haden, Crista Flanagan, Thomas McKenna, Jesse Lewis IV, Jenny Costa, Belinda Waymouth, Dean Cochran, Emily Wilson, John Di Domenico, Jim Nieb, Tiffany Haddish, Zachary Dylan Smith, Robin Atkin Downes Comedy, Parody
Minutemen Salty Pictures Jason Dolley, Luke Benward
Rambo Lionsgate / The Weinstein Company / Millennium Films / Equity Pictures Sylvester Stallone (director/screenplay); Art Monterastelli (screenplay); Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Paul Schulze, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish, Tim Kang, Rey Gallegos, Jake La Botz, Ken Howard, Supakorn Kitsuwon, Maung Maung Khin, Aung Aay Noi, Sornram Patchimtasanakarn Action
Untraceable Screen Gems / Lakeshore Entertainment Gregory Hoblit (director); Robert Fyvolent, Mark Brinker, Allison Burnett (screenplay); Diane Lane, Colin Hanks, Billy Burke, Joseph Cross, Mary Beth Hurt, Tyrone Giordano, Perla Haney-Jardine, Christopher Cousins, Tim De Zarn, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dax Jordan, Peter Lewis, John Breen, Brynn Baron, Phil Hamilton Crime, Thriller
30 Asterix at the Olympic Games Pathé
1 The Eye Lionsgate / Paramount Vantage / Cruise/Wagner Productions David Moreau, Xavier Palud (directors); Sebastian Gutiérrez (screenplay); Jessica Alba, Parker Posey, Alessandro Nivola, Rade Šerbedžija, Obba Babatundé, Tamlyn Tomita, Fernanda Romero, Rachel Ticotin, Chloë Grace Moretz Thriller, Horror
Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Walt Disney Pictures Bruce Hendricks (director); Miley Cyrus, Candice Accola, Jonas Brothers, Kenny Ortega, Billy Ray Cyrus Concert
Over Her Dead Body New Line Cinema / Gold Circle Films Jeff Lowell (director/screenplay); Eva Longoria Parker, Paul Rudd, Lake Bell, Jason Biggs, Lindsay Sloane, Ali Hillis, Stephen Root, W. Morgan Sheppard, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Deborah Theaker, Jack Conley, Colin Fickes, Misha Collins, Sam Pancake, Owen Wilson Romance, Comedy
Strange Wilderness Paramount Pictures / Level 1 Entertainment / Happy Madison Productions Fred Wolf (director/screenplay); Peter Gaulke (screenplay); Steve Zahn, Allen Covert, Jonah Hill, Robert Patrick, Justin Long, Jeff Garlin, Ernest Borgnine, Ashley Scott, Harry Hamlin, Kevin Heffernan, John P. Farley, Peter Dante, Oliver Hudson, Blake Clark, Seth Rogen Comedy, Adventure
6 How to Rob a Bank IFC First Take Andrews Jenkins (director/screenplay); Nick Stahl, Erika Christensen, Gavin Rossdale, Terry Crews, Adriano Aragon, David Carradine, Leo Fitzpatrick Drama
8 Fool's Gold Warner Bros. Pictures Andy Tennant (director/screenplay); John Claflin, Daniel Zelman (screenplay); Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Donald Sutherland, Ewen Bremner, Alexis Dziena, Kevin Hart, Ray Winstone, Tiffany Grant, Brian Hooks, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Michael Mulheren, Adam LeFevre, Rohan Nichol, David Roberts, Roger Sciberras, Dan Mewing Adventure, Romance
In Bruges Focus Features Martin McDonagh (director/screenplay); Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clémence Poésy, Jérémie Renier, Jordan Prentice, Thekla Reuten, Anna Madeley, Elizabeth Berrington, Eric Godon, Željko Ivanek, Ciarán Hinds, Matt Smith Black Comedy, Crime
Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Universal Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment Malcolm D. Lee (director/screenplay); Martin Lawrence, Margaret Avery, Joy Bryant, Louis C.K., Michael Clarke Duncan, Mike Epps, Mo'Nique, Nicole Ari Parker, Cedric the Entertainer, James Earl Jones, Brooke Lyons, Affion Crockett, Liz Mikel Comedy
Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days and 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland Picturehouse Entertainment Ari Sandel (director); Ahmed Ahmed, Sean Fitzgerald, Peter Billingsley, John Caparulo, Bret Ernst, Justin Long, Sebastian Maniscalco, Keir O'Donnell, Vince Vaughn Comedy, Documentary
14 Definitely, Maybe Universal Pictures / Working Title Films Adam Brooks (director/screenplay); Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Derek Luke, Abigail Breslin, Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Kevin Kline, Adam Ferrara, Annie Parisse, Liane Balaban, Nestor Serrano, Marc Bonan, Alexie Gilmore, Kevin Corrigan Romance, Comedy, Drama
Jumper 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Doug Liman (director); David S. Goyer, Jim Uhls, Simon Kinberg (screenplay); Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Rachel Bilson, Jamie Bell, Diane Lane, Michael Rooker, Jesse James, Tom Hulce, Kristen Stewart, Teddy Dunn, AnnaSophia Robb, Max Thieriot, Barbara Garrick, Shawn Roberts, Meredith Henderson, Nathalie Cox, Tony Nappo, Clark Beasley Jr. Sci-Fi, Action
The Spiderwick Chronicles Paramount Pictures / Nickelodeon Movies / The Kennedy/Marshall Company / Atmosphere Pictures Mark Waters (director); Karey Kirkpatrick, David Berenbaum, John Sayles (screenplay); Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, Mary-Louise Parker, Martin Short, Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen, Joan Plowright, David Strathairn, Ron Perlman, Andrew McCarthy, Tod Fennell, Lise Durocher-Viens Fantasy, Adventure
Step Up 2: The Streets Touchstone Pictures / Summit Entertainment Jon M. Chu (director); Toni Ann Johnson, Karen Barna (screenplay); Briana Evigan, Robert Hoffman, Adam Sevani, Will Kemp, Cassie Ventura, Christopher Scott, Harry Shum, Jr., Janelle Cambridge, LaJon Dantzler, Luis Rosado, Mari Koda, Sonja Sohn, Black Thomas, Telisha Shaw, Danielle Polanco, Channing Tatum, Rockstar Logu, BooG!e Dance
15 Diary of the Dead The Weinstein Company / Dimension Films George A. Romero (director/screenplay); Michelle Morgan, Josh Close, Shawn Roberts, Amy Lalonde, Joe Dinicol, Scott Wentworth, Philip Riccio, Chris Violette, Tatiana Maslany, R.D. Reid, Megan Park, Alan van Sprang, Boyd Banks, George Buza, Tino Monte, Martin Roach, Matt Birman, Laura DeCarteret, Janet Lo, Rebuka Hoye, Todd William Schroeder, Alexandria DeFabiis, Nick Alachiotis, George A. Romero, Gregory Nicotero, Quentin Tarantino, Wes Craven, Guillermo del Toro, Simon Pegg, Stephen King Horror
22 Be Kind Rewind New Line Cinema / Partizan Films Michel Gondry (director/screenplay); Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow, Melonie Diaz, Arjay Smith, Quinton Aaron, Chandler Parker, Karolina Wydra, P.J. Byrne, Matt Walsh, Paul Dinello, Sigourney Weaver, Gio Perez, Marcus Carl Franklin, Irv Gooch, Blake Hightower, Amir Ali Said, Marc Alan Austen, Kid Creole, Jon Glaser, Marceline Hugot, John Tormey, Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Jimmy Scott, McCoy Tyner, Alan Ferraro, Marco Quevedo Comedy
Charlie Bartlett Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Sidney Kimmel Entertainment Jon Poll (director); Gustin Nash (screenplay); Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis, Kat Dennings, Robert Downey Jr., Tyler Hilton, Mark Rendall, Jake Epstein, Megan Park, Lauren Collins, Derek McGrath, Stephen Young, Abby Zotz, Drake, Sarah Gadon, Ishan Davé Comedy, Drama
U2 3D National Geographic Entertainment / 3ality Digital Catherine Owens, Mark Pellington (directors); Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. Concert
Vantage Point Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Original Film Pete Travis (director); Barry L. Levy (screenplay); Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt, Saïd Taghmaoui, Édgar Ramírez, Ayelet Zurer, Eduardo Noriega, Richard T. Jones, Bruce McGill, Zoe Saldana, Holt McCallany, Leonardo Nam, James LeGros Action, Thriller
Witless Protection Lionsgate / Parallel Entertainment Charles Robert Carner (director/screenplay); Larry the Cable Guy, Jenny McCarthy, Ivana Miličević, Joe Mantegna, Lisa Lampanelli, Yaphet Kotto, Richard Bull, Eric Roberts, Peter Stormare, J. David Moeller, Sean Bridgers Comedy, Crime
29 Bonneville SenArt Films Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Joan Allen, Tom Skerritt, Christine Baranski
City of Men Miramax Films Douglas Silva, Darlan Cunha, Jonathan Haagensen, Rodrigo dos Santos
The Other Boleyn Girl Columbia Pictures / Focus Features / BBC Films / Relativity Media Justin Chadwick (director); Peter Morgan (screenplay); Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Jim Sturgess, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mark Rylance, David Morrissey, Benedict Cumberbatch, Oliver Coleman, Ana Torrent, Eddie Redmayne, Juno Temple, Iain Mitchell, Andrew Garfield, Corinne Galloway, Constance Stride, Maisie Smith, Alfie Allen Historical, Romance, Drama
Penelope Summit Entertainment / Stone Village Pictures / Type A Films Mark Palansky (director); Leslie Caveny (screenplay); Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Catherine O'Hara, Reese Witherspoon, Richard E. Grant, Peter Dinklage, Russell Brand, Nick Frost, Ronni Ancona, Simon Woods, Nigel Havers, Burn Gorman, John Voce, Lenny Henry, Richard Leaf, Michael Feast Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Semi-Pro New Line Cinema Kent Alterman (director); Scot Armstrong (screenplay); Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, Andre Benjamin, Maura Tierney, Andrew Daly, Will Arnett, Andy Richter, David Koechner, Rob Corddry, Matt Walsh, Jackie Earle Haley, DeRay Davis, Josh Braaten, Jay Phillips, Peter Cornell, Patti LaBelle, Tim Meadows, Jason Sudeikis, Kristen Wiig, Ellia English, Ed Helms, Brian Huskey, Artis Gilmore, George Gervin, Jerry Minor Sports, Comedy
7 10,000 BC Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary Pictures / Centropolis Entertainment Roland Emmerich (director/screenplay); Harald Kloser (screenplay); Steven Strait, Camilla Belle, Cliff Curtis, Affif Ben Badra, Marco Khan, Tim Barlow, Joel Fry, Mona Hammond, Reece Ritchie, Omar Sharif, Joel Virgel, Nathanael Baring, Mo Zinal, Junior Oliphant, Kristian Beazley, Boubacar Badaine, Farouk Valley-Omar, Piers Stubbs Epic, Action, Adventure
The Bank Job Lionsgate / Mosaic Media Group / Relativity Media / Omnilab Media Roger Donaldson (director); Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais (screenplay); Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Richard Lintern, Keeley Hawes, Stephen Campbell Moore, Michael Jibson, Georgia Taylor, Daniel Mays, David Suchet, Peter de Jersey, Gerard Horan, Don Gallagher, Craig Fairbrass, Peter Bowles, James Faulkner, Alki David, Colin Salmon, Hattie Morahan, Robert Whitelock, Julian Lewis Jones, Andrew Brooke, Sharon Maughan, Alistair Petrie, Rupert Frazer, Christopher Owen, Angus Wright, Rupert Vansittart, Taylor Samways, Kasey Baterip, Trevor Coppola, Bronson Webb, Julian Firth, Mick Jagger Thriller
College Road Trip Walt Disney Pictures Roger Kumble (director); Emi Mochizuki, Carrie Evans, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio (screenplay); Martin Lawrence, Raven-Symoné, Donny Osmond, Molly Ephraim, Kym Whitley, Brenda Song, Margo Harshman, Arnetia Walker, Vincent Pastore, Lucas Grabeel, Will Sasso, Geneva Carr, Josh Meyers, Julia Frisoli, Michael Landes, Joseph R. Gannascoli, Kelly Coffield Park, Eshaya Draper, Benjamin Patterson, Kristian Kordula, Brianna Shea Russo Family, Comedy
Married Life Sony Pictures Classics Ira Sachs (director/screenplay); Oren Moverman (screenplay); Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel McAdams, David Wenham Drama, Period
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Focus Features Bharat Nalluri (director); David Magee, Simon Beaufoy (screenplay); Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Ciarán Hinds, Lee Pace, Tom Payne, Mark Strong, Shirley Henderson, Christina Cole, Stephanie Cole Romance, Comedy
Paranoid Park IFC Films Gus Van Sant (director/screenplay); Gabe Nevins, Taylor Momsen, Jake Miller, Daniel Liu, Lauren McKinney, Scott Patrick Green Drama
Snow Angels Warner Independent Pictures David Gordon Green (director/screenplay); Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Michael Angarano, Jeanetta Arnette, Griffin Dunne, Nicky Katt, Tom Noonan, Connor Paolo, Amy Sedaris, Olivia Thirlby, Grace Hudson Drama
14 Doomsday Rogue Pictures / Intrepid Pictures / Crystal Sky Pictures Neil Marshall (director/screenplay); Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell, Alexander Siddig, David O'Hara, Craig Conway, Lee-Anne Liebenberg, Hennie Bosman, Adrian Lester, Chris Robson, Sean Pertwee, Darren Morfitt, MyAnna Buring, Emma Cleasby, Neil Marshall Sci-Fi, Action
Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! 20th Century Fox Animation / Blue Sky Studios Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino (directors); Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio (screenplay); Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Will Arnett, Seth Rogen, Selena Gomez, Dan Fogler, Isla Fisher, Jonah Hill, Amy Poehler, Jaime Pressly, Jesse McCartney, Josh Flitter, Niecy Nash, Shelby Adamowsky, Jack Angel, Catlin Rose Anderson, Emily Anderson, Jan Rabson, John Cygan, Jess Harnell, Debi Derryberry, Samantha Raye Droke, Karen Disher, Marshall Efron, Bill Farmer, Jason Fricchione, Heather Goldenhersh, Jimmy Hayward, Joey King, Christina Martino, Ellie Martino, Laraine Newman, Tim Nordquist, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Laura Ortiz, Joe Pasquale, Connor Anderson, Isabella Acres, Bob Bergen, Jeff Biancalana, Madison Davenport, Teresa Ganzel, Kathy Graves, Sherry Lynn, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Mickie McGowan, Madison Pettis, Grace Rolek, Jennessa Rose, Ariel Winter, Kresimir Mikic Adventure, Comedy
Funny Games Warner Independent Pictures Michael Haneke (director/screenplay); Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt, Brady Corbet, Devon Gearhart, Boyd Gaines, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Robert LuPone, Susanne Haneke, Linda Moran Thriller
Never Back Down Summit Entertainment / Mandalay Independent Productions Jeff Wadlow (director); Chris Hauty (screenplay); Sean Faris, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet, Evan Peters, Leslie Hope, Djimon Hounsou, Tilky Jones, Zach Myers, Neil Brown Jr., Wyatt Smith, Chele Andre, Lauren Leech Martial Arts
Sleepwalking Overture Films William Maher (director); Zac Stanford (screenplay); AnnaSophia Robb, Nick Stahl, Charlize Theron, Dennis Hopper, Woody Harrelson, Deborra-Lee Furness, Mathew St. Patrick Drama
21 Drillbit Taylor Paramount Pictures Steven Brill (director); Kristofor Brown, Seth Rogen (screenplay); Owen Wilson, Nate Hartley, Troy Gentile, David Dorfman, Alex Frost, Josh Peck, Leslie Mann, Danny McBride, Stephen Root, Ian Roberts, Lisa Lampanelli, Lisa Ann Walter, Hynden Walch, Valerie Tian, David Bowe, Beth Littleford, Steve Bannos, Chuck Liddell, Robert Allen Mukes, Cedric Yarbrough, Tichina Arnold, Kevin Hart, Matt Besser, Shaun Weiss, Steven Brill, Mary-Pat Green, Jareb Dauplaise, Adam Baldwin Coming-of-Age, Comedy
The Grand Anchor Bay Entertainment Zak Penn (director/screenplay); Matt Bierman (screenplay); Woody Harrelson, David Cross, Dennis Farina, Cheryl Hines, Richard Kind, Chris Parnell, Werner Herzog, Ray Romano, Barry Corbin, Michael McKean, Gabe Kaplan, Andrea Savage, Estelle Harris, Michael Karnow, Judy Greer, Jason Alexander, Brett Ratner, Hank Azaria, David Pressman, Tom Hodges, Shannon Elizabeth, K.D. Aubert, Mike Epps, Jeff Bowler, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr., Phil Gordon, Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Laak, Phil Hellmuth, Antonio Esfandiari, Richard Brodie Comedy
Meet the Browns Lionsgate / Tyler Perry Studios Tyler Perry (director/screenplay); Angela Bassett, Jenifer Lewis, David Mann, Tyler Perry, Rick Fox, Lance Gross, Tamela Mann, Lamman Rucker, Sofia Vergara, Frankie Faison, Margaret Avery, Irma P. Hall, LaVan Davis, Chloe Bailey, Phillip Van Lear, Kristopher Lofton, Mariana Tolbert, Brandon Richardson Romance, Comedy, Drama
Shutter 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Masayuki Ochiai (director); Luke Dawson (screenplay); Joshua Jackson, Rachael Taylor, Megumi Okina, John Hensley, David Denman, James Kyson Lee, Daisy Betts, Maya Hazen, Yoshiko Miyazaki Horror
Under the Same Moon Fox Searchlight Pictures / The Weinstein Company Patricia Riggen (director); Ligiah Villalobos (screenplay); Adrián Alonso, Kate del Castillo, Eugenio Derbez, America Ferrera, Jesse Garcia, Maya Zapata, Gabriel Porras, Sonya Smith, Carmen Salinas, Ernesto D'Alessio, Los Tigres del Norte Drama
28 21 Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media Robert Luketic (director); Peter Steinfeld, Allan Loeb (screenplay); Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Spacey, Liza Lapira, Aaron Yoo, Jacob Pitts, Jack McGee, Josh Gad, Sam Golzari, Helen Carey, Jack Gilpin Heist, Drama
Chapter 27 Peace Arch Entertainment Jarrett Schaefer (director/screenplay); Jared Leto, Judah Friedlander, Lindsay Lohan Biography, Drama
Run Fatboy Run New Line Cinema / Picturehouse / Material Entertainment David Schwimmer (director); Michael Ian Black, Simon Pegg (screenplay); Simon Pegg, Thandie Newton, Hank Azaria, Dylan Moran, Harish Patel, India de Beaufort, Matthew Fenton, Simon Day, Ruth Sheen, Tyrone Huggins, Nevan Finegan, Iddo Goldberg, Floella Benjamin, Chris Hollins, Denise Lewis, Peter Serafinowicz, Stephen Merchant, David Walliams, Michael Johnson, Bill Bailey, Margaret John Comedy
Stop-Loss Paramount Pictures / MTV Films Kimberly Peirce (director/screenplay); Mark Richard (screenplay); Ryan Phillippe, Channing Tatum, Abbie Cornish, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rob Brown, Victor Rasuk, Timothy Olyphant, Josef Sommer, Linda Emond, Ciarán Hinds, Mamie Gummer, Alex Frost, Steven Strait, Terry Quay, Matthew Scott Wilcox, Connett Brewer, Chandra Washington, Cora Cardona War, Drama
Superhero Movie Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Dimension Films Craig Mazin (director/screenplay); Drake Bell, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald, Leslie Nielsen, Kevin Hart, Brent Spiner, Jeffrey Tambor, Robert Joy, Regina Hall, Pamela Anderson, Simon Rex, Marion Ross, Ryan Hansen, Tracy Morgan, Craig Bierko, Robert Hays, Nicole Sullivan, Dan Castellaneta, Keith David, Marisa Lauren, Miles Fisher, Charlene Tilton, Sean Simms, Freddie Pierce, Howard Mungo, Lil' Kim, Cameron Ali Sims, Marque Richardson, Kurt Fuller, Aki Aleong, Superhero, Comedy


‡ Films that achieved wide-release status after initial release
Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre
4 Leatherheads Universal Pictures / Smokehouse Pictures / Casey Silver Productions George Clooney (director); Duncan Brantley, Rick Reilly (screenplay); George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski, Jonathan Pryce, Stephen Root, Wayne Duvall, Keith Loneker, Malcolm Goodwin, Matt Bushell, Tim Griffin, Robert Baker, Nick Paones, Nick Bourdages, Jeremy Ratchford, Max Casella, Jack Thompson, Bill Roberson, Blake Clark, Marian Seldes, Thomas Francis Murphy, Ledisi Young Sports, Comedy
My Blueberry Nights The Weinstein Company Wong Kar-Wai (director/screenplay); Lawrence Block (screenplay); Norah Jones, Jude Law, David Strathairn, Rachel Weisz, Natalie Portman, Chan Marshall, Frankie Faison, Adriane Lenox, Benjamin Kanes, Michael Hartnett, Michael May, Chad Davis, Katya Blumenberg, John Malloy, Demetrius Butler Romance, Drama
Nim's Island 20th Century Fox / Walden Media Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin (directors/screenplay); Joseph Kwong, Paula Mazur (screenplay); Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Anthony Simcoe, Alphonso McAuley, Morgan Griffin, Michael Carman, Christopher Baker, Maddison Joyce, Peter Callan Adventure
The Ruins Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment / Red Hour Films Carter Smith (director); Scott B. Smith (screenplay); Jonathan Tucker, Jena Malone, Shawn Ashmore, Laura Ramsey, Joe Anderson, Dimitri Baveas, Jesse Ramirez, Jordan Patrick Smith, Karen Strassman, Sergio Calderon Horror
Shine a Light Paramount Classics Martin Scorsese (director); Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood Concert
11 Never Forever Arts Alliance America Gina Kim (director/screenplay); Vera Farmiga, Ha Jung-woo, David Lee McInnis, Jackson Pace, Alex Manette, Shirley Roeca, Marceline Hugot Romance, Drama
Prom Night Screen Gems / Original Film / Newmarket Films Nelson McCormick (director); J.S. Cardone (screenplay); Brittany Snow, Scott Porter, Jessica Stroup, Dana Davis, Collins Pennie, Kelly Blatz, James Ransone, Brianne Davis, Johnathon Schaech, Idris Elba, Jessalyn Gilsig, Linden Ashby, Kellan Lutz, Mary Mara, Ming-Na Wen, Jana Kramer, Rachel Specter, Valeri Ross, Lori Heuring, Nicholas James, Joshua Leonard Slasher
Smart People Miramax Films / Groundswell Entertainment Noam Murro (director); Mark Poirier (screenplay); Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page, Thomas Haden Church, Ashton Holmes, Christine Lahti, Camille Mana, David Denman, Scott A. Martin, Don Wadsworth, Richard John Walters Comedy, Drama
Street Kings Fox Searchlight Pictures / Regency Enterprises David Ayer (director); James Ellroy, Kurt Wimmer, Jamie Moss (screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans, Common, The Game, Naomie Harris, John Corbett, Cedric the Entertainer, Jay Mohr, Terry Crews, Cle Shaheed Sloan, Martha Higareda, Amaury Nolasco, Clifton Powell, Noel G. Crime, Thriller
The Visitor Overture Films / Groundswell Entertainment / Participant Productions Tom McCarthy (director/screenplay); Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Gurira, Hiam Abbass, Richard Kind, Michael Cumpsty, Marian Seldes Drama
18 88 Minutes TriStar Pictures / Millennium Films / Emmett/Furla Films Jon Avnet (director); Gary Scott Thompson (screenplay); Al Pacino, Alicia Witt, Leelee Sobieski, William Forsythe, Amy Brenneman, Deborah Kara Unger, Neal McDonough, Benjamin McKenzie, Leah Cairns, Stephen Moyer, Christopher Redman, Brendan Fletcher, Michael Eklund, Trilby Glover, Carrie Genzel, Kristina Copeland, Tammy Hui, Vicky Huang, Victoria Tennant II, Michal Yannai, Paul Campbell Thriller
Anamorph IFC Films Henry S. Miller (director/screenplay); Tom Phelan (screenplay); Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Peter Stormare, Clea Duvall, James Rebhorn, Mick Foley, Yul Vazquez, Amy Carlson, Don Harvey, Paul Lazar, Edward Hibbert, Deborah Harry, Amir Arison Thriller
Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Rocky Mountain Pictures Nathan Frankowski (director); Ben Stein Documentary, Propaganda
The Forbidden Kingdom Lionsgate / The Weinstein Company / Casey Silver Productions / Relativity Media Rob Minkoff (director); John Fusco (screenplay); Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Collin Chou, Liu Yi Fei, Li Bingbing, Deshun Wang Fantasy, Kung Fu
Forgetting Sarah Marshall Universal Pictures Nicholas Stoller (director); Jason Segel (screenplay); Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, Russell Brand, Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Liz Cackowski, Da'Vone McDonald, Jack McBrayer, Maria Thayer, Paul Rudd, Jason Bateman, William Baldwin, Teila Tuli, Branscombe Richmond, Kristen Wiig, Carol Binion, Tim Blaney, Julianne Buescher, Kevin Carlson, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph, BJ Guyer, Sean Johnson, Scott Land, Drew Massey, Michael Oosterom, Michelan Sisti, Victor Yerrid Romance, Comedy
The Life Before Her Eyes Magnolia Pictures Vadim Perelman (director); Emil Stern (screenplay); Uma Thurman, Evan Rachel Wood, Eva Amurri, Brett Cullen, Gabrielle Brennan, Adam Chanler-Berat, Oscar Isaac, Maggie Lacey, Jewel Donohue, Tanner Max Cohen, Lynn Cohen, John Magaro, Molly Price, Isabel Keating, Nathalie Paulding, Mike Slater Thriller
Where in the World Is Osama bin Laden? The Weinstein Company Morgan Spurlock (director/screenplay); Jeremy Chilnick (screenplay); Morgan Spurlock Documentary
Young@Heart Fox Searchlight Pictures Stephen Walker (director); Bob Cilman Documentary
25 Baby Mama Universal Pictures / Relativity Media Michael McCullers (director/screenplay); Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Greg Kinnear, Dax Shepard, Romany Malco, Maura Tierney, Holland Taylor, Steve Martin, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Mailer, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Kevin Collins, Will Forte, Denis O'Hare, Fred Armisen, James Rebhorn, John Hodgman, Tom McCarthy, Jason Mantzoukas, Dave Finkel, Brian Stack Romance, Comedy
Deal Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Gil Cates Jr. (director/screenplay); Mark Weinstock (screenplay); Bret Harrison, Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Jennifer Tilly, Shannon Elizabeth, Maria Mason, Gary Grubbs, Caroline McKinley, Brandon Olive, Jon Eyez, J.D. Evermore, Billy Slaughter, Courtney Friel, Phil Laak, Antonio Esfandiari, Vincent Van Patten, Scott Lazar, Chris Moneymaker, Greg Raymer, Isabelle Mercier, Mike Sexton Poker, Drama
Deception 20th Century Fox Marcel Langenegger (director); Mark Bomback (screenplay); Hugh Jackman, Ewan McGregor, Michelle Williams, Charlotte Rampling, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Maggie Q, Natasha Henstridge, Lynn Cohen, Danny Burstein, Malcolm Goodwin Crime, Thriller
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay New Line Cinema / Mandate Pictures Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg (directors/screenplay); Kal Penn, John Cho, Danneel Harris, Rob Corddry, Roger Bart, Eric Winter, Neil Patrick Harris, Paula Garcés, Amir Talai, David Krumholtz, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Christopher Meloni, Richard Christy, Clyde Kusatsu, Beverly D'Angelo, Jon Reep, Ed Helms, Adam Herschman, Jack Conley, Tamara Feldman, Ava Santana, Randal Reeder, James Adomian, Frank Lee, Echo Valley, Missi Pyle, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Jason Konopisos, Alec Rayme Comedy, Stoner
Rogue Dimension Films Greg McLean (director/screenplay); Radha Mitchell, Michael Vartan, Sam Worthington, Stephen Curry, Celia Ireland, John Jarratt, Heather Mitchell, Geoff Morrell, Mia Wasikowska, Caroline Brazier, Robert Taylor, Barry Otto, Damien Richardson Horror
Son of Rambow Paramount Vantage Garth Jennings (director/screenplay); Bill Milner, Will Poulter, Jules Sitruk, Jessica Hynes, Neil Dudgeon, Anna Wing, Ed Westwick, Eric Sykes, Asa Butterfield, Adam Godley, Charlie Thrift, Zofia Brooks, Tallulah Evans, Adam Buxton, Paul Ritter, Edgar Wright Comedy
30 Mister Lonely IFC Films Harmony Korine (director/screenplay); Avi Korine (screenplay); Diego Luna, Samantha Morton, Denis Lavant, Werner Herzog, James Fox, Anita Pallenberg, Melita Morgan, Jason Pennycooke, Esme Creed-Miles, Leos Carax, Quentin Grosset, Rachel Korine, Joseph Morgan, Richard Strange, Daniel Rovai, Mal Whiteley, Nigel Cooper, Michael-Joel Stuart, David Blaine, Angel Morgan Comedy, Drama
2 Iron Man Paramount Pictures / Marvel Studios Jon Favreau (director); Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway (screenplay); Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub, Gwyneth Paltrow, Faran Tahir, Paul Bettany, Leslie Bibb, Clark Gregg, Will Lyman, Jon Favreau, Samuel L. Jackson, Stan Lee, Peter Billingsley, Tom Morello, Jim Cramer Superhero
Made of Honor Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Original Film Paul Weiland (director); Adam Sztykiel, Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont (screenplay); Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd, Kathleen Quinlan, Sydney Pollack, Chris Messina, Kadeem Hardison, Richmond Arquette, Busy Philipps, Whitney Cummings, Sarah Wright, Emily Nelson, James Sikking, Kevin Sussman, Beau Garrett, Kelly Carlson, Valerie Edmond, Hannah Gordon, Eoin McCarthy, Clive Russell, Mary Birdsong, Murray McArthur Romance, Comedy
Redbelt Sony Pictures Classics David Mamet (director/screenplay); Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Alice Braga, Randy Couture, Ricky Jay, Joe Mantegna, Emily Mortimer, David Paymer, Rebecca Pidgeon, Rodrigo Santoro, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Caroline de Souza Correa, Damon Herriman, Dan Inosanto, Enson Inoue, John Machado, Ray Mancini, Max Martini, Cyril Takayama, Jennifer Grey, Jake Johnson, Ed O'Neill, Mike Goldberg Martial Arts
Then She Found Me ThinkFilm Helen Hunt (director/screenplay); Alice Arlen, Victor Levin (screenplay); Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Colin Firth, Matthew Broderick, Ben Shenkman, Salman Rushdie, John Benjamin Hickey, Lynn Cohen, Maggie Siff, Tommy Nelson, Janeane Garofalo, Tim Robbins Comedy, Drama
9 The Fall Roadside Attractions Tarsem Singh (director/screenplay); Dan Gilroy, Nico Soultanakis (screenplay); Lee Pace, Catinca Untaru, Justine Waddell, Daniel Caltagirone, Marcus Wesley, Robin Smith, Jeetu Verma, Kim Uylenbroek, Leo Bill, Emil Hostina, Julian Bleach, Ronald France Adventure, Fantasy
Speed Racer Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / Silver Pictures The Wachowskis (directors/screenplay); Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon, Matthew Fox, Roger Allam, Benno Fürmann, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rain, Richard Roundtree, Kick Gurry, Paulie Litt, John Benfield, Christian Oliver, Yu Nan, Nayo Wallace, Melvil Poupaud, Togo Igawa, Ariel Winter, Scott Porter, Peter Fernandez, Corinne Orr, Ralph Herforth, Nicholas Elia Sports, Action, Comedy
What Happens in Vegas 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Tom Vaughan (director); Dana Fox (screenplay); Ashton Kutcher, Cameron Diaz, Rob Corddry, Lake Bell, Dennis Farina, Dennis Miller, Krysten Ritter, Jason Sudeikis, Michelle Krusiec, Billy Eichner, Queen Latifah, Zach Galifianakis, Treat Williams, Deirdre O'Connell Romance, Comedy
16 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Walt Disney Pictures / Walden Media Andrew Adamson (director/screenplay); Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely (screenplay); Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Ben Barnes, Sergio Castellitto, Pierfrancesco Favino, Damián Alcázar, Vincent Grass, Alicia Borrachero, Simón Andreu, Predrag Bjelac, David Bowles, Juan Diego Montoya Garcia, Liam Neeson, Peter Dinklage, Warwick Davis, Ken Stott, Eddie Izzard, Cornell John, Lejla Abbasová, Yemi Akinyemi, Carlos Da Silva, David Walliams, Klara Issova, Gomez Mussenden, Jan Pavel Filipensky, Shane Rangi, Tilda Swinton, Harry Gregson-Williams, Douglas Gresham Fantasy
22 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount Pictures / Lucasfilm Steven Spielberg (director); David Koepp (screenplay); Harrison Ford, Shia LaBeouf, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Ray Winstone, John Hurt, Jim Broadbent, Igor Jijikine, Joel Stoffer, Neil Flynn, Alan Dale, Andrew Divoff, Pasha D. Lychnikoff, Dimitri Diatchenko, Ernie Reyes Jr. Action, Adventure
23 War, Inc. First Look Studios Joshua Seftel (director); John Cusack, Mark Leyner, Jeremy Pikser (screenplay); John Cusack, Hilary Duff, Marisa Tomei, Joan Cusack, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, Ben Cross, Lyubomir Neikov, Sergej Trifunović, Nikolay Stanoev, Bashar Rahal, Ned Bellamy, Montel Williams, John McLaughlin Action, Comedy
28 Savage Grace IFC Films Tom Kalin (director); Howard A. Rodman (screenplay); Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane, Eddie Redmayne, Elena Anaya, Unax Ugalde, Belén Rueda, Hugh Dancy Drama
30 The Foot Fist Way Paramount Vantage / MTV Films Jody Hill (director/screenplay); Danny McBride, Ben Best (screenplay); Danny McBride, Ben Best, Mary Jane Bostic, Spencer Moreno, Carlos Lopez IV, Jody Hill, Collette Wolfe, Jonathan M. Ewart Martial Arts, Black Comedy
Sex and the City New Line Cinema / HBO Films Michael Patrick King (director/screenplay); Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Noth, Jennifer Hudson, David Eigenberg, Jason Lewis, Evan Handler, Willie Garson, Mario Cantone, Lynn Cohen, Candice Bergen, Annaleigh Ashford, André Leon Talley, Gilles Marini, Monica Mayhem, Julie Halston, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Ben Rindner, Bridget Everett, Joseph Pupo, Alexander and Parker Fong Romance, Comedy
The Strangers Rogue Pictures / Intrepid Pictures Bryan Bertino (director/screenplay); Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward, Kip Weeks, Laura Margolis, Glenn Howerton, Alex Fisher, Peter Clayton-Luce Slasher
6 And When Did You Last See Your Father? Sony Pictures Classics Anand Tucker (director); David Nicholls (screenplay); Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Juliet Stevenson, Gina McKee, Claire Skinner, Sarah Lancashire, Matthew Beard, Elaine Cassidy, Justin McDonald, Carey Mulligan, Bradley Johnson, Rhiannon Howden Drama
Kung Fu Panda Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Animation John Stevenson, Mark Osborne (directors); Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger (screenplay); Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Randall Duk Kim, James Hong, Dan Fogler, Michael Clarke Duncan, Wayne Knight, Kyle Gass, JR Reed, Laura Kightlinger, Tanya Haden, Stephen Kearin, Mark Osborne, John Stevenson, Jeremy Shipp, Melissa Cobb, Kent Osborne, Emily Burns, Stephanie Harvey, Riley Osborne, Robert Clotworthy, Steve Bulen, Mitch Carter, Kresimir Mikic Comedy
Mongol Picturehouse Sergei Bodrov (director/screenplay); Arif Aliyev (screenplay); Tadanobu Asano, Sun Honglei, Chuluuny Khulan, Amadu Mamadakov, Ba Sen, Sai Xing Ga, Bu Ren, Aliya, He Qi, Deng Ba Te Er, Zhang Jiong, Ben Hon Sun, Odnyam Odsuren, Amarbold Tuvshinbayar, Bayertsetseg Erdenebat Historical, Epic
The Promotion Dimension Films Steven Conrad (director/screenplay); Seann William Scott, John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, Lili Taylor, Fred Armisen, Gil Bellows, Bobby Cannavale, Rick Gonzalez, Chris Conrad, Jason Bateman, Adrian Martinez, Masi Oka, Chris Gardner, Richard Henzel Comedy
You Don't Mess with the Zohan Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Happy Madison Productions Dennis Dugan (director); Adam Sandler, Robert Smigel, Judd Apatow (screenplay); Adam Sandler, John Turturro, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Nick Swardson, Lainie Kazan, Ido Mosseri, Rob Schneider, Dave Matthews, Michael Buffer, Sayed Badreya, Daoud Heidami, Kevin Nealon, Robert Smigel, Dina Doronne, Shelley Berman, John Paul DeJoria, Alec Mapa, Ahmed Ahmed, Ben Wise, Joseph Marshak, Guri Weinberg, Danny A. Abeckaser, Ido Ezra, Mousa Kraish, Roni Levi, Mike Iorio, Reuven Bar-Yotam, Shulie Cowen, Maysoon Zayid, Helen Siff, Cynthia Frost, Lina So, Barbara Ann Davison, Nicole Bennett, Lily Javaherpour, Kristina Haddad, Larry Marko, Rick Gifford, Barry Livingston, Henry Winkler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, Mariah Carey, John McEnroe, George Takei, Bruce Vilanch, Charlotte Rae, Edmund Lyndeck, Harry Denton Comedy
13 The Children of Huang Shi Sony Pictures Classics / Hyde Park Entertainment Roger Spottiswoode (director); Jane Hawksley, James MacManus (screenplay); Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Chow Yun-fat, Michelle Yeoh, Guang Li, Matt Walker, David Wenham, Anastasia Kolpakova, Ping Su, Lin Ji Historical, War, Drama
The Happening 20th Century Fox / UTV Motion Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment M. Night Shyamalan (director/screenplay); Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Betty Buckley, Ashlyn Sanchez, Frank Collison, Victoria Clark, Jeremy Strong, Brian O'Halloran, Alan Ruck, Mara Hobel, Joel de la Fuente, Spencer Breslin, Robert Bailey, Jr., Charlie Saxton, M. Night Shyamalan, Roberto Lombardi, Mary Ellen Driscoll Thriller
The Incredible Hulk Universal Pictures / Marvel Studios Louis Leterrier (director); Zak Penn (screenplay); Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt, Tim Blake Nelson, Ty Burrell, Lou Ferrigno, Robert Downey Jr., Stan Lee, Michael K. Williams, Paul Soles, Rickson Gracie, Débora Nascimento, Peter Mensah, Christina Cabot, P.J. Kerr, Nicholas Rose, Martin Starr Superhero
Quid Pro Quo Magnolia Pictures Carlos Brooks (director/screenplay); Nick Stahl, Vera Farmiga, Rachel Black, Jessica Hecht, Jacob Pitts, Ashlie Atkinson, Pablo Schreiber, Jeane Fournier, Michal Sinnott, Joshua Leonard, James Frain, Aimee Mullins, Dylan Bruno, Kate Burton, Ellen Marlow, Tommy Nelson Drama
20 Brick Lane Sony Pictures Classics Sarah Gavron (director); Monica Ali, Laura Jones, Abi Morgan (screenplay); Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, Christopher Simpson, Naeema Begum, Lana Rahman, Lalita Ahmed, Harvey Virdi, Zafreen, Harsh Nayyar, Abdul Nlephaz, Bijal Chandaria Drama
Get Smart Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / Mosaic Media Group Peter Segal (director); Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember (screenplay); Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin, Terence Stamp, Masi Oka, Nate Torrence, Dalip Singh, Ken Davitian, Terry Crews, David Koechner, James Caan, David S. Lee, Lindsay Hollister, Bill Murray, Patrick Warburton, John Farley, Jonathan Loughran, Jessica Barth, Larry Miller, Kevin Nealon, Blake Clark, Cedric Yarbrough, Stephen Dunham, Ryan Seacrest, Vinicius Machado, Kerry Rossall, Bernie Kopell Action, Spy, Comedy
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Picturehouse / HBO Films Patricia Rozema (director); Ann Peacock (screenplay); Abigail Breslin, Julia Ormond, Chris O'Donnell, Joan Cusack, Stanley Tucci, Max Thieriot, Jane Krakowski, Madison Davenport, Zach Mills, Austin MacDonald, Willow Smith, Wallace Shawn, Glenne Headly, Colin Mochrie, Kenneth Welsh, Brieanne Jensen, Erin Hilgartner, Dylan Scott Smith Comedy, Drama
The Love Guru Paramount Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment Marco Schnabel (director); Mike Myers, Graham Gordy (screenplay); Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake, Romany Malco, Meagan Good, Verne Troyer, John Oliver, Omid Djalili, Ben Kingsley, Telma Hopkins, Manu Narayan, Stephen Colbert, Jim Gaffigan, Rob Huebel, Daniel Tosh, Samantha Bee, Mariska Hargitay, Jessica Simpson, Kanye West, Val Kilmer, Rob Blake, Deepak Chopra, Oprah Winfrey Romance, Comedy
27 Finding Amanda Magnolia Pictures Peter Tolan (director/screenplay); Matthew Broderick, Brittany Snow, Peter Facinelli, Maura Tierney, Steve Coogan, Daniel Roebuck, Bill Fagerbakke, J.P. Manoux, Jennifer Hall, Allie McCulloch, Kate Micucci Comedy, Drama
WALL-E Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios Andrew Stanton (director/screenplay); Jim Reardon (screenplay); Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard, John Ratzenburger, Kathy Najimy, Sigourney Weaver, MacInTalk, Teddy Newton, Bob Bergen, John Cygan, Pete Docter, Paul Eiding, Donald Fullilove, Teresa Ganzel, Jess Harnell, Sherry Lynn, Mickie McGowan, Laraine Newman, Lori Alan, Jeff Pidgeon, Jan Rabson, Lori Richardson, Andrew Stanton, Jim Ward, Colette Whitaker, Kim Kopf, Angus MacLane, Niki McElroy, Garrett Palmer, Sinisa Ruzic, Kai Steel Smith Sci-Fi
Wanted Universal Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment / Relativity Media Timur Bekmambetov (director); Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Chris Morgan (screenplay); James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Kretschmann, Common, Konstantin Khabensky, Marc Warren, Terence Stamp, David O'Hara, Chris Pratt, Kristen Hager, Sophiya Haque, Dato Bakhtadze, Lorna Scott Action, Thriller


‡ Films that achieved wide-release status after initial release
Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre
2 Hancock Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Overbrook Entertainment / Weed Road Pictures / Blue Light Peter Berg (director); Vy Vincent Ngo, Vince Gilligan (screenplay); Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Eddie Marsan, Johnny Galecki, Thomas Lennon, Mike Epps, Akiva Goldsman, Michael Mann, Nancy Grace, Daeg Faerch, Atticus Shaffer Superhero, Action
3 The Wackness Sony Pictures Classics Jonathan Levine (director/screenplay); Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck, Famke Janssen, Olivia Thirlby, Mary-Kate Olsen, Method Man, Cesar Evora, Fernando Colunga, David Wohl, Jane Adams, Talia Balsam, Aaron Yoo Coming-of-Age, Comedy
8 Batman: Gotham Knight Warner Home Video Shōjirō Nishimi, Futoshi Higashide, Hiroshi Morioka, Yasuhiro Aoki, Jong-Sik Nam, Yoshiaki Kawajiri (directors); Josh Olson, Greg Rucka, Jordan Goldberg, David S. Goyer, Brian Azzarello, Alan Burnett (screenplay); Kevin Conroy, Jason Marsden, Scott Menville, George Newbern, Corey Padnos, Crystal Scales, Alanna Ubach, Hynden Walch, Corey Burton, Gary Dourdan, Jim Meskimen, Pat Musick, Ana Ortiz, Rob Paulsen, Andrea Romano, Will Friedle, Kevin Michael Richardson, Brian George, David McCallum, Parminder Nagra Action, Crime
11 Garden Party Roadside Attractions Jason Freeland (director/screenplay); Vinessa Shaw, Willa Holland, Richard Gunn, Patrick Fischler, Fiona Dourif, Erik Smith, Alexander Cendese, Ross Patterson, Jordan Havard, Christopher Allport, Jeffrey R. Newman, Jennifer Lawrence Drama
Hellboy II: The Golden Army Universal Pictures / Relativity Media Guillermo del Toro (director/screenplay); Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Luke Goss, Anna Walton, Jeffrey Tambor, John Hurt, Brian Steele, Roy Dotrice, John Alexander, James Dodd Superhero, Action
Journey to the Center of the Earth New Line Cinema / Walden Media Eric Brevig (director); Michael D. Weiss, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett (screenplay); Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem, Seth Meyers, Jean-Michel Paré, Jane Wheeler, Giancarlo Caltabiano, Garth Gilker Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure
Meet Dave 20th Century Fox Brian Robbins (director); Bill Corbett, Rob Greenberg (screenplay); Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Ed Helms, Marc Blucas, Scott Caan, Kevin Hart, Yvette Nicole Brown, Mike O'Malley, Austyn Lind Myers, Pat Kilbane, Tariq Bah, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Adam Tomei, Allisyn Ashley Arm Comedy, Sci-Fi
The Stone Angel Alliance Atlantis Kari Skogland (director/screenplay); Ellen Burstyn, Christine Horne, Cole Hauser, Ellen Page, Sheila McCarthy, Kevin Zegers, Dylan Baker, Wings Hauser, Aaron Ashmore, Luke Kirby, Samantha Weinstein, Devon Bostick, Josette Halpert, Connor Price Drama
18 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary Pictures / DC Comics / Syncopy Christopher Nolan (director/screenplay); Jonathan Nolan (screenplay); Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Monique Gabriela Curnen, Ron Dean, Nestor Carbonell, Chin Han, Eric Roberts, Ritchie Coster, Anthony Michael Hall, Keith Szarabajka, Joshua Harto, Melinda McGraw, Nathan Gamble, Michael Jai White, Colin McFarlane, Nydia Rodriguez Terracina, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr., Vincenzo Nicoli, William Fichtner, Cillian Murphy, United States Senator Patrick Leahy, Matt Skiba, David Dastmalchian, Jonathan Sadowski, Johnathon Schaech Superhero, Action
Mamma Mia! Universal Pictures / Relativity Media / Playtone Phyllida Lloyd (director); Catherine Johnson (screenplay); Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Niall Buggy, Chris Jarvis, Ashley Lilley, Rachel McDowall, Philip Michael, Juan Pablo Di Pace, Enzo Squillino, Ricardo Montez, Benny Andersson, Spencer Kayden, Björn Ulvaeus, Rita Wilson Musical, Romance, Comedy
Space Chimps 20th Century Fox / Starz Animation / Vanguard Animation Kirk DeMicco (director/screenplay); Rob Moreland (screenplay); Andy Samberg, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Daniels, Patrick Warburton, Kristin Chenoweth, Kenan Thompson, Zack Shada, Carlos Alazraqui, Omid Abtahi, Patrick Breen, Jane Lynch, Kath Soucie, Stanley Tucci, Wally Wingert, Jessica Gee George, Tom Kenny, Jason Harris, Jay Keiser, Tom Jacomb, Curtis Augspurger, Jess Harnell, Ellie Harvie, Caitlin McKenna, Eliza Bayne Comedy, Sci-Fi
23 Boy A The Weinstein Company John Crowley (director); Mark O'Rowe (screenplay); Andrew Garfield, Peter Mullan, Katie Lyons, Alfie Owen, Siobhan Finneran, Victoria Brazier, Skye Bennett, Taylor Doherty, Shaun Evans, Anthony Lewis, Jeremy Swift, Helen Wilding, Jessica Mullins, Madeleine Rakic-Platt, Josef Altin Drama
25 Brideshead Revisited Miramax Films Julian Jarrold (director); Jeremy Brock, Andrew Davies (screenplay); Matthew Goode, Ben Whishaw, Hayley Atwell, Emma Thompson, Michael Gambon, Greta Scacchi, Patrick Malahide, Felicity Jones, Ed Stoppard, Jonathan Cake, Joseph Beattie, James Bradshaw Drama
Step Brothers Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Gary Sanchez Productions / Mosaic Media Group Adam McKay (director/screenplay); Will Ferrell (screenplay); Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Richard Jenkins, Mary Steenburgen, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, Andrea Savage, Rob Riggle, Logan Manus, Lurie Poston, Elizabeth Yozamp, Ken Jeong, Wayne Federman, Abigail Wagner, Phil LaMarr, Matt Walsh, Seth Rogen, Gillian Vigman, Horatio Sanz, Travis T. Flory, Carli Coleman, Brandon T. Webb Comedy
The X-Files: I Want to Believe 20th Century Fox Chris Carter (director/screenplay); Frank Spotnitz (screenplay); David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly, Xzibit, Mitch Pileggi, Callum Keith Rennie, Adam Godley, Xantha Radley, Fagin Woodcock, Nicki Aycox, Alex Diakun Thriller
1 Frozen River Sony Pictures Classics Courtney Hunt (director/screenplay); Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott, Michael O'Keefe, Mark Boone Junior, James Reilly, Dylan Carusona, Jay Klaitz, Michael Sky, John Canoe Crime, Drama
The Midnight Meat Train Lionsgate / Lakeshore Entertainment Ryuhei Kitamura (director); Jeff Buhler (screenplay); Bradley Cooper, Leslie Bibb, Brooke Shields, Roger Bart, Ted Raimi, Vinnie Jones, Peter Jacobson, Barbara Eve Harris, Tony Curran, Stephanie Mace, Quinton Jackson, Allen Maldonado Horror
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Universal Pictures / Relativity Media / The Sommers Company / Alphaville Films Rob Cohen (director); Alfred Gough, Miles Millar (screenplay); Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh, John Hannah, Luke Ford, Isabella Leong, Russell Wong, Anthony Wong, Liam Cunningham, David Calder, Jessey Meng, Albert Kwan Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Swing Vote Touchstone Pictures Joshua Michael Stern (director/screenplay); Kevin Costner, Paula Patton, Kelsey Grammer, Dennis Hopper, Nathan Lane, Stanley Tucci, George Lopez, Madeline Carroll, Judge Reinhold, Chip Esten, Mare Winningham, Mark Moses, Nana Visitor, Dale O'Malley, Aaron Brown, Campbell Brown, Mary Hart, Arianna Huffington, James Carville, Larry King, Bill Maher, Chris Matthews, Willie Nelson, Lawrence O'Donnell, Richard Petty Comedy, Drama
6 Pineapple Express Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Apatow Productions David Gordon Green (director); Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg (screenplay); Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Danny McBride, Kevin Corrigan, Craig Robinson, Ken Jeong, Amber Heard, Ed Begley Jr., Nora Dunn, Joe Lo Truglio, Cleo King, Bill Hader, James Remar, David McDivitt, Bibek Adhikari, Troy Gentile, Connie Sawyer, Arthur Napiontek, Dana Lee, Bobby Lee, Justin Long Buddy, Stoner, Action, Comedy
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Warner Bros. Pictures / Alcon Entertainment Sanaa Hamri (director); Elizabeth Chandler (screenplay); Amber Tamblyn, America Ferrera, Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel, Michael Rady, Leonardo Nam, Jesse Williams, Tom Wisdom, Lucy Hale, Rachel Nichols, Kyle Schmid, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Blythe Danner, Rachel Ticotin, Ernie Lively, Alison Folland, Carly Rose Sonenclar, Erik Jensen, Adrienne Houghton, Kiely Williams, Victor Slezak, Kyle MacLachlan Comedy, Drama
8 Beer For My Horses Roadside Attractions Michael Salomon (director); Rodney Carrington, Toby Keith, W.T. Scrags (screenplay); Toby Keith, Rodney Carrington, Willie Nelson, Ted Nugent, Barry Corbin, Claire Forlani, Curtis Armstrong, Tom Skerritt, Gina Gershon, Greg Serano, Carlos Sanz, Chris Browning, Mac Davis, Keith Jardine, David Allan Coe, Mel Tillis, Sam Carrington, Stelen Covel Comedy
Elegy Samuel Goldwyn Films / Lakeshore Entertainment Isabel Coixet (director); Nicholas Meyer (screenplay); Penélope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Dennis Hopper, Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard, Deborah Harry, Antonio Cupo, Michelle Harrison, Sonja Bennett, Chelah Horsdal, Charlie Rose Romance, Drama
Hell Ride Dimension Films Larry Bishop (director/screenplay); Larry Bishop, Michael Madsen, Eric Balfour, Vinnie Jones, Leonor Varela, David Carradine, Dennis Hopper, Michael Beach, Laura Cayouette, Julia Jones, Francesco Quinn, Allison McAtee, Cassandra Hepburn Action, Outlaw Biker
What We Do Is Secret Peace Arch Entertainment Rodger Grossman (director/screenplay); Shane West, Bijou Phillips, Rick Gonzalez, Noah Segan, Ashton Holmes, Tina Majorino, Lauren German, Keir O'Donnell, Sebastian Roché, Azura Skye, Ozzy Benn, Christopher Boyd, Missy Doty, Amy Halloran, Michele Hicks, J.P. Manoux, Ray Park, Kylan James, Chris Pontius, Randi Newton, Anna Waronker, Giddle Partridge, John Westernoff, The Mae Shi, The Bronx Biography
13 Tropic Thunder Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Red Hour Films Ben Stiller (director/screenplay); Justin Theroux, Etan Cohen (screenplay); Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Steve Coogan, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Brandon T. Jackson, Bill Hader, Nick Nolte, Brandon Soo Hoo, Reggie Lee, Trieu Than, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Cruise, Tobey Maguire, Tyra Banks, Maria Menounos, Martin Lawrence, The Mooney Suzuki, Jason Bateman, Lance Bass, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alicia Silverstone, Christine Taylor, Mini Anden, Anthony Ruivivar, Rachel Avery, Yvette Nicole Brown, Sean Penn, Jon Voight, Justin Theroux Action, Comedy
15 Fly Me to the Moon Summit Entertainment / nWave Pictures Ben Stassen (director); Domonic Paris (screenplay); Christopher Lloyd, Kelly Ripa, Nicollette Sheridan, Tim Curry, Trevor Gagnon, Philip Daniel Bolden, David Gore, Ed Begley, Jr., Adrienne Barbeau, Robert Patrick, Buzz Aldrin, Sandy Simpson, Eddie Frierson, Steve Kramer, Mimi Maynard, Lloyd Sherr, Charles Rocket, Phil Proctor, Nicholas Guest, Archie Hahn, Scott Menville, Michael McConnohie, Doug Stone, Max Burkholder, Mona Marshall, Barbara Goodson, Gregg Berger, Lorraine Nicholson, Neil Armstrong, Melora Harte, Cam Clarke, Grant George, Gigi Perreau, David Cowgill, Lynnanne Zager, Jessica Gee, Toby Stone, James Frederick, Jeffrey Braer, Sophie Simpson, Auguste Paris, Dean Wein Sci-Fi, Comedy
Henry Poole Is Here Overture Films / Lakeshore Entertainment Mark Pellington (director); Albert Torres (screenplay); Luke Wilson, Radha Mitchell, George Lopez, Cheryl Hines, Adriana Barraza, Richard Benjamin, Morgan Lily, Beth Grant, Rachel Seiferth Comedy, Drama
Mirrors 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises Alexandre Aja (director/screenplay); Grégory Levasseur (screenplay); Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart, Cameron Boyce, Erica Gluck, Mary Beth Hurt, John Shrapnel, Jason Flemyng, Tim Ahern, Julian Glover, Josh Cole, Ezra Buzzington, Aida Doina Horror
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Warner Bros. Pictures / Lucasfilm / Lucasfilm Animation Dave Filoni (director); Henry Gilroy, Steven Melching, Scott Murphy (screenplay); Matt Lanter, Ashley Eckstein, James Arnold Taylor, Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Christopher Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Daniels, Nika Futterman, Ian Abercrombie, Catherine Taber, Corey Burton, David Acord, Kevin Michael Richardson, Matthew Wood Epic, Sci-Fi
Vicky Cristina Barcelona The Weinstein Company Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson, Patricia Clarkson, Kevin Dunn, Rebecca Hall, Chris Messina, Pablo Schreiber, Carrie Preston, Zak Orth, Julio Perillán, Christopher Evan Welch, Joan Pera Romance, Comedy, Drama
20 The Rocker 20th Century Fox Peter Cattaneo (director); Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky (screenplay); Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Josh Gad, Teddy Geiger, Emma Stone, Jason Sudeikis, Jane Lynch, Jeff Garlin, Will Arnett, Fred Armisen, Howard Hesseman, Lonny Ross, Bradley Cooper, Jon Glaser, Demetri Martin, Aziz Ansari, Nicole Arbour, Pete Best, Jane Krakowski, Samantha Weinstein, Jonathan Malen Comedy
22 Death Race Universal Pictures / Relativity Media Paul W.S. Anderson (director/screenplay); Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane, Joan Allen, Natalie Martinez, Max Ryan, Jason Clarke, Frederick Koehler, Jacob Vargas, Justin Mader, Robert LaSardo, Robin Shou, David Carradine Action, Thriller
The Fifth Commandment Freestyle Releasing Rick Yune
Hamlet 2 Focus Features Andrew Fleming (director/screenplay); Pam Brady (screenplay); Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, David Arquette, Elisabeth Shue, Amy Poehler, Marshall Bell, Skylar Astin, Phoebe Strole, Melonie Diaz, Joseph Julian Soria, Arnie Pantoja, Nat Faxon, Natalie Amenula, Michael Esparza, Shea Pepe, Arlin Alcala Comedy
The House Bunny Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Happy Madison Productions Fred Wolf (director); Karen McCullah Lutz, Kirsten Smith (screenplay); Anna Faris, Colin Hanks, Emma Stone, Kat Dennings, Katharine McPhee, Rumer Willis, Kiely Williams, Dana Goodman, Kimberly Makkouk, Monet Mazur, Sarah Wright, Rachel Specter, Beverly D'Angelo, Hugh Hefner, Tyson Ritter, Owen Benjamin, Christopher McDonald, Matt Barr, Justin Baldoni, Allen Covert, Dan Patrick, Nick Swardson, Jonathan Loughran, Holly Madison, Kendra Wilkinson, Bridget Marquardt, Shaquille O'Neal, Matt Leinart, Sara Jean Underwood, Lauren Michelle Hill, Louise Cochrane, Hayley Fisher Comedy
The Longshots Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Dimension Films Fred Durst (director); Nick Santora (screenplay); Ice Cube, Keke Palmer, Dash Mihok, Tasha Smith, Jill Marie Jones, Matt Craven, Malcolm Goodwin, Debby Ryan, Chloe Bridges, Kofi Siriboe, Garrett Morris, Alan Aisenberg, Michael Colyar, Earthquake, Glenn Plummer, Wayne Dehart, Dean Delray Comedy, Drama, Sports
Trouble the Water Zeitgeist Films Tia Lessin, Carl Deal (directors); Kimberly Rivers Roberts, Scott Roberts Documentary
26 The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Peggy Holmes (director); Robert Reece, Evan Spiliotopoulos (screenplay); Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Jim Cummings, Sally Field, Tara Strong, Jennifer Hale, Grey DeLisle, Jeff Bennett, Kari Wahlgren, Andrea Robinson, Kevin Michael Richardson, Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche, Parker Goris, Lorelei Hill Butters, Michelle Loucadoux Fantasy
27 Traitor Overture Films Jeffrey Nachmanoff (director/screenplay); Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Saïd Taghmaoui, Neal McDonough, Alyy Khan, Jeff Daniels, Archie Panjabi, Mozhan Marnò, Lorena Gale Spy, Thriller
29 Babylon A.D. 20th Century Fox Mathieu Kassovitz (director/screenplay); Éric Besnard (screenplay); Vin Diesel, Michelle Yeoh, Mélanie Thierry, Gérard Depardieu, Charlotte Rampling, Mark Strong, Lambert Wilson, Jérôme Le Banner, David Belle Sci-Fi, Action
College Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Deb Hagan (director); Dan Callahan, Adam Ellison (screenplay); Drake Bell, Kevin Covais, Andrew Caldwell, Haley Bennett, Nick Zano, Gary Owen, Zach Cregger, Camille Mana, Nathalie Walker, Alona Tal, Ryan Pinkston, Reggie Martinez, Verne Troyer, Valentina Vaughn, Heather Vandeven, Andree Moss, Carolyn Moss, Wendy Talley, Brandi Coleman, Jessica Heap, Todd Voltz, Melissa Lingafelt, Brandy Blake, Ava Santana, Stephanie Honore, Josh Tenk, Tracy Mulholland Comedy
Disaster Movie Lionsgate Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer (directors/screenplay); Matt Lanter, Vanessa Minnillo, Gary "G Thang" Johnson, Kim Kardashian, Crista Flanagan, Nicole Parker, Ike Barinholtz, Carmen Electra, Tony Cox, Tad Hilgenbrink, Nick Steele, Jason Boegh, Valerie Wildman, John Di Domenico, Abe Spigner, Christopher Johnson, Jared S. Eddo, Yoshio Iizuka, Jonas Neal, Jacob Tolano Wood, Roland Kickinger, Walter Harris, Gerrard Fachinni, Johnny Rock, Devin Crittenden, Noah Harpster, Austin Michael Scott Parody, Comedy
Goal II: Living the Dream Walt Disney Pictures Jaume Collet-Serra (director); Adrian Butchart, Mike Jefferies, Terry Loane (screenplay); Kuno Becker, Stephen Dillane, Anna Friel, Leonor Varela, Rutger Hauer, Alessandro Nivola, Frances Barber, Míriam Colón, Sean Pertwee, Elizabeth Peña, Mike Jefferies, Jorge Jurado, Nick Cannon, Shammi Aulakh, David Beckham, Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldinho, Zinedine Zidane, Iván Helguera, Thomas Gravesen, Carles Puyol, Samuel Eto'o, Iker Casillas, Thierry Henry, Guti, Jens Lehmann, Cesc Fàbregas, Raúl, Raul Bravo, Robert Pires, Arsène Wenger, Freddie Ljungberg, Roberto Soldado, Vicente Rodríguez, Lionel Messi, Victor Valdés, Florentino Pérez, Steve McManaman, Juninho, Mahamadou Diarra, Diego López, Tiago, Milan Baroš, Stefano Farina Sports, Drama
I Served the King of England Sony Pictures Classics Jiří Menzel (director/screenplay); Ivan Barnev, Oldřich Kaiser, Julia Jentsch, Martin Huba, Marián Labuda, Milan Lasica, Zuzana Fialová, Josef Abrhám Comedy
5 Bangkok Dangerous Lionsgate / Virtual Studios / Saturn Films Pang Brothers (directors/screenplay); Nicolas Cage, Chakrit Yamnam, Charlie Yeung, James Wearing Smith, Nirattisai Kaljaruek, Panward Hemmanee, Peter Shadrin, Dom Hetrakul, Napassakorn Midaim Action, Thriller
Surfer, Dude Anchor Bay Entertainment S.R. Bindler (director/screenplay); Mark Gustawes, George Mays, Cory Van Dyke (screenplay); Matthew McConaughey, Alexie Gilmore, Scott Glenn, Jeffrey Nordling, Willie Nelson, Woody Harrelson, Sarah Wright, Nathan Phillips, Zachary Knighton, Ramón Rodríguez, John Terry, Todd Stashwick, Travis Fimmel, K.D. Aubert, Malena Maestas, Anaisa Maestas Comedy
12 Burn After Reading Focus Features / StudioCanal / Relativity Media / Working Title Films / Mike Zoss Productions Joel Coen, Ethan Coen (directors/screenplay); George Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins, Elizabeth Marvel, David Rasche, J.K. Simmons, Olek Krupa Black Comedy, Crime
The Family That Preys Lionsgate / Tyler Perry Studios Tyler Perry (director/screenplay); Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan, Rockmond Dunbar, KaDee Strickland, Cole Hauser, Taraji P. Henson, Tyler Perry, Kathy Bates, Robin Givens, Sebastian Siegel Drama
Proud American Slowhand Cinema Fred Ashman (director/screenplay); Hayley Chase, Jonathan Banks, Dennis Haskins, Ken Howard, Marc McClure, Kimberlin Brown Biography, Drama
Towelhead Warner Independent Pictures Alan Ball (director/screenplay); Aaron Eckhart, Toni Collette, Maria Bello, Peter Macdissi, Summer Bishil, Matt Letscher, Chase Ellison, Carrie Preston, Lynn Collins, Chris Messina, Shari Headley, Irina Voronina, Randy Goodwin Drama
The Women Picturehouse Diane English (director/screenplay); Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, Jada Pinkett Smith, Carrie Fisher, Cloris Leachman, Debi Mazar, Bette Midler, Candice Bergen, India Ennenga, Jill Flint, Ana Gasteyer, Joanna Gleason, Lynn Whitfield, Natasha Alam, Tilly Scott Pedersen, Christy Scott Cashman Comedy, Drama
13 Superior Ultraman 8 Brothers Shochiku Hiroshi Nagano, Susumu Kurobe, Kohji Moritsugu, Jiro Dan, Keiji Takamine, Takeshi Tsuruno
19 Appaloosa New Line Cinema Ed Harris (director/screenplay); Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renée Zellweger, Jeremy Irons, Lance Henriksen, Timothy Spall, Ariadna Gil, James Gammon, Tom Bower, Rex Linn, Adam Nelson, Corby Griesenbeck, Timothy V. Murphy, Agathe Golaszewska, Makenzie Vega, Bob Harris Western
Battle in Seattle Redwood Palms Pictures Stuart Townsend (director/screenplay); André Benjamin, Jennifer Carpenter, Woody Harrelson, Martin Henderson, Ray Liotta, Connie Nielsen, Michelle Rodriguez, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, Ivana Miličević, Tzi Ma, Isaach De Bankolé, Rade Serbedzija Action, Thriller
The Duchess Paramount Vantage Saul Dibb (director/screenplay); Jeffrey Hatcher, Anders Thomas Jensen (screenplay); Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper, Hayley Atwell, Aidan McArdle, Simon McBurney, Sebastian Applewhite, Calvin Dean, Emily Jewell, Richard McCabe, Bruce Mackinnon, Alistair Petrie, Georgia King, Camilla Arfwedson Drama
Ghost Town Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment David Koepp (director/screenplay); John Kamps (screenplay); Ricky Gervais, Téa Leoni, Greg Kinnear, Billy Campbell, Kristen Wiig, Dana Ivey, Aasif Mandvi, Alan Ruck, Betty Gilpin, Brian d'Arcy James, Brian Tarantina, Jeff Hiller, Michael-Leon Wooley, Aaron Tveit, Bridget Moloney Fantasy, Comedy
Hounddog Empire Film Group Deborah Kampmeier (director/screenplay); Dakota Fanning, Piper Laurie, David Morse, Robin Wright Penn, Isabelle Fuhrman, Jill Scott, Christoph Sanders, Cody Hanford, Afemo Omilami, Ryan Pelton, Sean A. Wallace Coming-of-Age, Drama
Igor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / The Weinstein Company Tony Leondis (director); Chris McKenna (screenplay); John Cusack, Steve Buscemi, John Cleese, Jennifer Coolidge, Arsenio Hall, Sean Hayes, Eddie Izzard, Jay Leno, Molly Shannon, Christian Slater, Paul Vogt, James Lipton, Jess Harnell, Matt McKenna, Max Howard, Tony Leondis, Chris McKenna, Christopher Maleki, Frank Welker, Mylenne Klass, Robin Howard, Zoe Bright, Sophia Eraklis, A. Cheron Hall, Alexander Leondis, Juliana Leondis, Michael Leondis, Nicole Leondis, Robin Tisserand, Kay Cole, Tayah Howard, Justin Eick, John Eraklis Fantasy, Horror, Comedy
Lakeview Terrace Screen Gems / Overbrook Entertainment Neil LaBute (director); David Loughery, Howard Korder (screenplay); Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson, Kerry Washington, Jay Hernandez, Keith Loneker, Ron Glass, Caleeb Pinkett, Justin Chambers, Lynn Chen, Dale Godboldo, Robert Pine, Bitsie Tulloch, Eva LaRue, Jaishon Fisher, Regine Nehy, Robert Dahey, Ho-Jung Crime, Thriller
Local Color Monterey Media George Gallo (director/screenplay); Armin Mueller-Stahl, Trevor Morgan, Ray Liotta, Samantha Mathis, Ron Perlman, Diana Scarwid, Charles Durning Drama
My Best Friend's Girl Lionsgate Howard Deutch (director); Jordan Cahan (screenplay); Dane Cook, Kate Hudson, Jason Biggs, Alec Baldwin, Diora Baird, Lizzy Caplan, Taran Killam, Malcolm Barrett, Riki Lindhome, Mini Anden, Jenny Mollen, Robert Fennessy II, Brad Garrett, Nate Torrence, Joshua Rego Romance, Comedy
26 Choke Fox Searchlight Pictures Clark Gregg (director/screenplay); Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly Macdonald, Brad William Henke, Paz de la Huerta, Gillian Jacobs, Clark Gregg, Bijou Phillips, Joel Grey, Jonah Bobo, Chuck Palahniuk Black Comedy
Eagle Eye Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures D.J. Caruso (director); John Glenn, Travis Adam Wright, Hillary Seitz, Dan McDermott (screenplay); Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis, Anthony Mackie, Billy Bob Thornton, Ethan Embry, Anthony Azizi, Cameron Boyce, Lynn Cohen, Bill Smitrovich, Charles Carroll, William Sadler, Deborah Strang, Dariush Kashani, Sean Kinney, J. Patrick McCormack, Madylin Sweeten, Eric Christian Olsen, Marc Singer, Cylk Cozart, Manny Perry, Colby French, Katija Pevec, Enver Gjokaj, Brittany Ishibashi, Lesley Stahl, Leyna Nguyen, Ralph Garman, Rick Chambers, Sharon Tay, Kent Shocknek, Jerry Ferrara, Julianne Moore, Nick Searcy Action, Thriller
Fireproof Samuel Goldwyn Films Alex Kendrick (director/screenplay); Stephen Kendrick (screenplay); Kirk Cameron, Erin Bethea, Ken Bevel, Stephen Dervan, Jason McLeod, Alex Kendrick, Chelsea Noble Drama
Forever Strong Crane Movie Company Ryan Little (director); David Pliler (screenplay); Sean Astin, Penn Badgley, Sean Faris, Gary Cole, Arielle Kebbel, Yolanda Wood, Neal McDonough, Julie Warner, Olesya Rulin, Larry Bagby, Michael J. Pagan, Nathan West, Max Kasch, Tyler Kain, Ryan Roundy Sports
The Lucky Ones Lionsgate / Roadside Attractions Neil Burger (director); Dirk Wittenborn (screenplay); Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Peña, Molly Hagan, Mark L. Young, Spencer Garrett, Howard Platt, Arden Myrin, John Heard, Jennifer Joan Taylor, Katherine LaNasa, Scott Jaeck, John Diehl, Annie Corley Comedy, Drama
Miracle at St. Anna Touchstone Pictures / 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks Spike Lee (director); James McBride (screenplay); Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller, Pierfrancesco Favino, Valentina Cervi, Matteo Sciabordi, John Turturro, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kerry Washington, Naomi Campbell, John Leguizamo, D.B. Sweeney, Robert John Burke, Omari Hardwick, Omero Antonutti, Sergio Albelli, Lydia Biondi, Michael K. Williams, Walton Goggins, Christian Berkel, Jan Pohl, Alexandra Maria Lara Epic, War
Nights in Rodanthe Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures George C. Wolfe (director); Ann Peacock, John Romano (screenplay); Richard Gere, Diane Lane, James Franco, Scott Glenn, Christopher Meloni, Viola Davis, Pablo Schreiber, Mae Whitman, Charlie Tahan Romance, Drama


‡ Films that achieved wide-release status after initial release
Opening Title Studio Cast and crew Genre
3 An American Carol Vivendi Entertainment David Zucker (director/screenplay); Myrna Sokoloff, Lewis Friedman (screenplay); Kevin Farley, Kelsey Grammer, Jon Voight, Dennis Hopper, Leslie Nielsen, Jillian Murray, Sammy Sheik, Robert Davi, Geoffrey Arend, James Woods, Chriss Anglin, Kevin Sorbo, Travis Schuldt, Trace Adkins, Bill O'Reilly, David Alan Grier, Gary Coleman, Fred Travalena, Vicki Browne, Paris Hilton, Simon Rex, Zachary Levi, John O'Hurley, Mary Hart Satire, Comedy
Beverly Hills Chihuahua Walt Disney Pictures / Mandeville Films Raja Gosnell (director); Analisa LaBianco, Jeff Bushell (screenplay); Jamie Lee Curtis, Piper Perabo, Manolo Cardona, Ali Hillis, Maury Sterling, Jesús Ochoa, José María Yazpik, Eugenio Derbez, Drew Barrymore, Andy García, George Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Plácido Domingo, Paul Rodriguez, Cheech Marin, Loretta Devine, Leslie Mann, Luis Guzmán, Michael Urie, Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo Family, Comedy
Blindness Miramax Films Fernando Meirelles (director); Don McKellar (screenplay); Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Danny Glover, Gael García Bernal, Maury Chaykin, Alice Braga, Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Yūsuke Iseya, Yoshino Kimura, Mitchell Nye, Susan Coyne, Martha Burns, Joe Pingue, Tracy Wright, Niv Fichman, Gerry Mendicino, Fabiana Guglielmetti, Joe Cobden, Amanda Heibert, Michael Mahonen, Tom Melissis, Matt Gordon, Joseph Motiki, Joris Jarsky, Billy Otis, Linlyn Lue, Toni Ellwand, Mariah Inger, Nadia Litz, Mpho Koaho, Douglas Silva, Daniel Zettel Thriller
Flash of Genius Universal Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment Marc Abraham (director); Philip Railsback (screenplay); Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Dermot Mulroney, Alan Alda, Mitch Pileggi, Daniel Roebuck, Bill Smitrovich, Tim Kelleher, Jake Abel, Tatiana Maslany, Ben & Gavin Kuiack Biography, Drama
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Robert B. Weide (director); Peter Straughan (screenplay); Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Danny Huston, Gillian Anderson, Megan Fox, Jeff Bridges, Bill Paterson, Max Minghella, Miriam Margoyles, Margo Stilley, Jefferson Mays, Diana Kent, Nathalie Cox, Charlotte Devaney, Brian Austin Green, Thandie Newton, Chris O'Dowd, James Corden, Katherine Parkinson, Ricky Gervais, Kate Winslet, Daniel Craig Comedy
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist Columbia Pictures / Mandate Pictures Peter Sollett (director); Lorene Scafaria (screenplay): Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Alexis Dziena, Ari Graynor, Aaron Yoo, Rafi Gavron, Jonathan B. Wright, Jay Baruchel, Rachel Cohn, David Levithan, Lorene Scafaria, Seth Meyers, Andy Samberg, Eddie Kaye Thomas, John Cho, Kevin Corrigan, Devendra Banhart Romance, Comedy, Drama
Rachel Getting Married Sony Pictures Classics Jonathan Demme (director); Jenny Lumet (screenplay); Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Bill Irwin, Tunde Adebimpe, Mather Zickel, Anna Deavere Smith, Debra Winger, Beau Sia, Tamyra Gray, Sebastian Stan, Annaleigh Ashford, Donald Harrison Jr., Robyn Hitchcock, Fab 5 Freddy, Sister Carol, ElSaffar, Tawil Drama
Religulous Lionsgate / Thousand Words Larry Charles (director); Bill Maher (screenplay); Bill Maher Documentary
8 RocknRolla Warner Bros. Pictures Guy Ritchie (director/screenplay); Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Mark Strong, Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Toby Kebbell, Jeremy Piven, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, Karel Roden, Dragan Mićanović, David Bark-Jones, Matt King, Geoff Bell, Gemma Arterton, Jimi Mistry, Nonso Anozie, David Leon, Bronson Webb, Michael Ryan, Jamie Campbell Bower, Tiffany Mulheron, Robert Stone Action, Crime
10 Body of Lies Warner Bros. Pictures / Scott Free Productions Ridley Scott (director); William Monahan (screenplay); Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani, Oscar Isaac, Ali Suliman, Alon Abutbul, Vince Colosimo, Simon McBurney, Mehdi Nebbou, Michael Gaston, Kais Nashef, Jamil Khoury, Lubna Azabal, Ghali Benlafkih, Youssef Srondy, Ali Khalil, Annabelle Wallis, Michael Stuhlbarg, Giannina Facio Action, Thriller
City of Ember 20th Century Fox / Walden Media / Playtone Gil Kenan (director); Caroline Thompson (screenplay); Saoirse Ronan, Harry Treadaway, Bill Murray, Martin Landau, Mary Kay Place, Toby Jones, Tim Robbins, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Liz Smith, Amy Quinn, Catherine Quinn, Mackenzie Crook, Lucinda Dryzek, Matt Jessup, Simon Kunz, Ian McElhinney Sci-Fi, Adventure
The Express: The Ernie Davis Story Universal Pictures / Relativity Media Gary Fleder (director); Charles Leavitt (screenplay); Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, Omar Benson Miller, Aunjanue Ellis, Clancy Brown, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Saul Rubinek, Nelsan Ellis, Charles S. Dutton, Geoff Stults, Evan Jones, Nicole Beharie, Chelcie Ross, Enver Gjokaj, Maximilian Osinski, Chadwick Boseman Sports
Happy-Go-Lucky Miramax Films Mike Leigh (director/screenplay); Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Alexis Zegerman, Andrea Riseborough, Sinead Matthews, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Joseph Kloska, Samuel Roukin. Caroline Martin, Oliver Maltman, Nonso Anozie, Karina Fernandez Comedy, Drama
Quarantine Screen Gems John Erick Dowdle (director/screenplay); Drew Dowdle (screenplay); Jennifer Carpenter, Steve Harris, Jay Hernandez, Johnathon Schaech, Columbus Short, Andrew Fiscella, Rade Serbedzija, Greg Germann, Bernard White, Dania Ramirez, Marin Hinkle, Joey King, Jermaine Jackson, Denis O'Hare, Jeannie Epper, Doug Jones, Elaine Kagan, Sharon Ferguson, Stacy Chbosky Horror
12 Flick Peace Arch / AV Pictures / Monster Films David Howard (director/screenplay); Hugh O'Conor, Faye Dunaway, Liz Smith, Michelle Ryan, Mark Benton, Julia Foster, Terence Rigby, John Woodvine, Richard Hawley, Geoffrey Hughes, Anna Karen, Sara Harris Davies, Hayley Angel Wardle, Kerrie Hayes, Rhys Parry Jones Horror
17 The Elephant King Unison Films Seth Grossman (director/screenplay); Tate Ellington, Jonno Roberts, Florence Faivre, Ellen Burstyn, Josef Sommer Romance, Drama
Filth and Wisdom IFC Films Madonna (director/screenplay); Dan Cadan (screenplay); Eugene Hütz, Holly Weston, Vicky McClure, Richard E. Grant, Olegar Fedoro, Ade, Stephen Graham, Inder Manocha, Shobu Kapoor, Elliot Levey, Clare Wilkie, Hannah Walters Comedy, Drama
Max Payne 20th Century Fox John Moore (director); Beau Thorne (screenplay); Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, Chris O'Donnell, Nelly Furtado, Donal Logue, Kate Burton, Donal Logue, Amaury Nolasco, Olga Kurylenko, Joel Gordon, Jamie Hector, Stephen R. Hart, James McCaffrey, Marianthi Evans Neo-Noir, Action, Thriller
Morning Light Walt Disney Pictures Mark Monroe (director); Chris Branning, Graham Brant-Zawadzki, Chris Clark, Charlie Enright, Jesse Fielding, Robbie Kane, Steve Manson, Chris Schubert, Kate Theisen, Mark Towill, Genny Tulloch, Piet van Os, Chris Welch, Kit Will, Jeremy Wilmot Documentary
The Secret Life of Bees Fox Searchlight Pictures / Overbrook Entertainment Gina Prince-Bythewood (director/screenplay); Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo, Paul Bettany, Hilarie Burton, Tristan Wilds, Nate Parker, Shondrella Avery, Emily Alyn Lind, Emma Sage Bowman, Addy Miller Drama
Sex Drive Summit Entertainment Sean Anders (director/screenplay); John Morris (screenplay); Josh Zuckerman, Amanda Crew, Clark Duke, Seth Green, James Marsden, Katrina Bowden, Alice Greczyn, Michael Cudlitz, David Koechner, Dave Sheridan, Mark L. Young, Charlie McDermott, Cole Petersen, Allison Weissman, Andrea Anders, José Duarte, Kim Ostrenko, Brett Rice, Susie Abromeit, Brian Posehn, John Ross Bowie, Sasha Ramos, Jessica Just, Caley Hayes, Kyle Gass, Fall Out Boy Road, Sex, Comedy
W. Lionsgate Oliver Stone (director); Stanley Weiser (screenplay); Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, James Cromwell, Ellen Burstyn, Richard Dreyfuss, Toby Jones, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Scott Glenn, Bruce McGill, Jennifer Sipes, Noah Wyle, Rob Corddry, Ioan Gruffudd, Dennis Boutsikaris, Randall Newsome, Jason Ritter, Michael Gaston, Tom Kemp, Paul Rae, Stacy Keach, Jesse Bradford, Marley Shelton, Anne Pressly, Sayed Badreya, William Chan, Teresa Cheung, Colin Hanks, Bryan Massey, Brent Sexton, Randal Reeder Biography
What Just Happened Magnolia Pictures Barry Levinson (director); Art Linson (screenplay); Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Stanley Tucci, John Turturro, Robin Wright Penn, Moon Bloodgood, Kristen Stewart, Michael Wincott, Bruce Willis, Christopher Evan Welch, Lily Rabe Comedy, Drama
24 Changeling Universal Pictures / Imagine Entertainment Clint Eastwood (director); J. Michael Straczynski (screenplay); Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan, Michael Kelly, Colm Feore, Jason Butler Harner, Eddie Alderson, Amy Ryan, Geoff Pierson, Denis O'Hare, Frank Wood, Peter Gerety, Reed Birney, Gattlin Griffith, Jim Cantafio Mystery, Crime, Drama
High School Musical 3: Senior Year Walt Disney Pictures Kenny Ortega (director); Peter Barsocchini (screenplay); Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Lucas Grabeel, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, Bart Johnson, Alyson Reed, Olesya Rulin, Chris Warren Jr., Ryne Sanborn, Kaycee Stroh, Leslie Wing Pomeroy, Socorro Herrera, Joey Miyashima, Dave Fox, Jemma McKenzie-Brown, Matt Prokop, Justin Martin, Robert Curtis Brown, Jessica Tuck, David Reivers, Yolanda Wood, Jeremy Banks, Todd Snyder, Tara Starling, Manly "Little Pickles" Ortega, Stan Ellsworth Musical
Passengers TriStar Pictures / Mandate Pictures Rodrigo García (director); Ronnie Christensen (screenplay); Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson, Clea DuVall, Andre Braugher, Chelah Horsdal, David Morse, Dianne Wiest, William B. Davis, Ryan Robbins, Don Thompson, Stacy Grant, Brad Turner, Claire Smithies Romance, Mystery, Thriller
Pride and Glory New Line Cinema Gavin O'Connor (director/screenplay); Joe Carnahan (screenplay); Edward Norton, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight, Noah Emmerich, Jennifer Ehle, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham, Frank Grillo, Lake Bell, Rick Gonzalez, Wayne Duvall, Carmen Ejogo, Ramón Rodríguez, Manny Pérez, Leslie Denniston, Hannah Riggins, Carmen LoPorto, Lucy Grace Ellis, Ryan Simpkins, Ty Simpkins, Maximiliano Hernández Crime, Drama
Saw V Lionsgate / Twisted Pictures David Hackl (director); Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunstan (screenplay); Scott Patterson, Costas Mandylor, Tobin Bell, Betsy Russell, Mark Rolston, Julie Benz, Meagan Good, Carlo Rota, Greg Bryk, Laura Gordon, Joris Jarsky, Mike Butters, Al Sapienza, Niamh Wilson, Mike Realba, Samantha Lemole, Sarah Power, Tim Burd, Tony Nappo, Donnie Wahlberg Horror
Synecdoche, New York Sony Pictures Classics Charlie Kaufman (director/screenplay); Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener, Emily Watson, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hope Davis, Tom Noonan, Sadie Goldstein, Robin Weigert, Deirdre O'Connell, Jerry Adler, Lynn Cohen, Josh Pais, Daniel London, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Amy Wright, Paul Sparks, John Rothman, Frank Wood, Elizabeth Marvel, Daisy Tahan, Cliff Carpenter, Amy Spanger, Nick Wyman, Dan Ziskie, Rosemary Murphy, Tim Guinee, Joe Lisi, Alice Drummond, Michael Higgins, Christopher Evan Welch, Peter Friedman Drama
31 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Freestyle Releasing Mickey Liddell (director); Rebecca Sonnenshine, John Travis (screenplay); Haley Bennett, Chace Crawford, AnnaLynne McCord, Shannon Woodward, Jake Weber, Shanna Collins, Marin Hinkle, Nina Siemaszko, Josh Stewart, Jessica Lowndes, Randy Wayne, Jamie McShane, Ron Canada, Kevin Cooney, Ross Thomas, Charles Chun, John Newton Horror
The Other End of the Line Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Hyde Park Entertainment James Dodson (director); Tracey Jackson (screenplay); Jesse Metcalfe, Shriya Saran, Anupam Kher, Tara Sharma, Larry Miller, Sara Foster, Resh Ballam, Nouva Monika Wahlgren, Sushmita Mukherjee, Jai Thade, Kiran Juneja, Suhita Thatte, Ali Fazal Romance, Comedy
Zack and Miri Make a Porno The Weinstein Company Kevin Smith (director/screenplay); Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson, Jason Mewes, Traci Lords, Jeff Anderson, Katie Morgan, Ricky Mabe, Justin Long, Brandon Routh, Tyler Labine, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Tom Savini, Jennifer Schwalbach, Gerry Bednob, Kenny Hotz, David Early Comedy
7 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Miramax Films Mark Herman (director/screenplay); Vera Farmiga, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend, David Hayman, Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, Amber Beattie, Sheila Hancock, Richard Johnson, Cara Horgan, Jim Norton Historical
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount Pictures / DreamWorks Animation / PDI/DreamWorks Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath (directors/screenplay); Etan Cohen (screenplay); Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Bernie Mac, Alec Baldwin, Sherri Shepherd, will.i.am, Elisa Gabrielli, Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, John DiMaggio, Conrad Vernon, Fred Tatasciore, Eric Darnell, Willow Smith, Zachary Gordon, Meredith Vieira, Lesley Stahl, Al Roker, David Soren, Phil LaMarr, Edie Mirman, Stacy Ferguson, Harland Williams, Danny Jacobs, Bridget Hoffman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Quinn Dempsey Stiller, Declan Swift, Thomas Stanley, Stephen Kearin, Dan O'Connor, Terence Hardy, Conner Rayburn, Holly Dorff, David P. Smith, Lynnanne Zager, Jackie Gonneau, John Eric Bentley Comedy
Repo! The Genetic Opera Lionsgate Darren Lynn Bousman (director); Terrance Zdunich, Darren Smith (screenplay); Alexa Vega, Anthony Stewart Head, Sarah Brightman, Paris Hilton, Ogre, Terrance Zdunich, Bill Moseley, Paul Sorvino, Sarah Power, Nancy Long, Joan Jett, Dean Armstrong, Darren Smith, J. LaRose Sci-Fi, Gothic Rock, Musical, Horror
Role Models Universal Pictures / Relativity Media David Wain (director/screenplay); Paul Rudd, Ken Marino, Timothy Dowling (screenplay); Seann William Scott, Paul Rudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Elizabeth Banks, Jane Lynch, Ken Jeong, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Ken Marino, Nicole Randall Johnson, A.D. Miles, Joe Lo Truglio, Vincent Martella, Matt Walsh, Allie Stamler, Jessica Morris, Carly Craig, Keegan-Michael Key, Amanda Righetti, Jorma Taccone, Armen Weitzman, Elijah Polanco, Nate Hartley, Louis C.K. Comedy
Soul Men Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Dimension Films Malcolm D. Lee (director); Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone (screenplay); Samuel L. Jackson, Bernie Mac, Sharon Leal, Sean Hayes, Affion Crockett, Adam Herschman, Fatso-Fasano, Jackie Long, John Legend, Jennifer Coolidge, Isaac Hayes, Mike Epps, Millie Jackson, Sara Erikson, Vanessa del Rio, Randy Jackson Musical, Comedy
12 Slumdog Millionaire Fox Searchlight Pictures / Warner Bros. Pictures Danny Boyle (director); Simon Beaufoy (screenplay); Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Irrfan Khan, Anil Kapoor, Saurabh Shukla, Mahesh Manjrekar, Ankur Vikal, Rajendranath Zutshi, Sanchita Choudhary, Mia Drake Inderbitzin, Siddhesh Patil, Shruti Seth, Arfi Lamba, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, Tanay Chheda, Rubina Ali, Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala Crime, Drama
14 Quantum of Solace Columbia Pictures Marc Forster (director); Paul Haggis, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade (screenplay); Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Gemma Arterton, Giancarlo Giannini, Jeffrey Wright, Judi Dench, Anatole Taubman, David Harbour, Joaquín Cosío, Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Jesper Christensen, Rory Kinnear, Paul Ritter, Tim Pigott-Smith, Neil Jackson, Simon Kassianides, Stana Katic, Glenn Foster, Oona Chaplin, Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Elizabeth Arciniega, Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón Spy
21 Bolt Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Animation Studios Chris Williams (director/screenplay); Byron Howard (director); Dan Fogelman (screenplay); John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton, Malcolm McDowell, Nick Swardson, Diedrich Bader, Greg Germann, James Lipton, Randy Savage, Kari Wahlgren, Chloë Grace Moretz, J.P. Manoux, Ronn Moss, Grey DeLisle, Tim Mertens, Brian Stepanek, Jeff Bennett, Daran Norris, John DiMaggio, Jenny Lewis, Stephen J. Anderson, Phil LaMarr, Anne Lockhart, Scott Menville, Paul Pape, Tara Strong, Joe Whyte, Chris Williams, Sean Donnellan, Lino DeSalvo, Todd Cummings, Kellie Hoover, June Christopher, Christian Ciaccio Briggs, David Cowgill, Terri Douglas, Jackie Gonneau, Nathan Greno, Forrest Iwaszewski, Holly Kane, Daniel Kaz, Dara McGarry, Jonathan Nichols, Lynwood Robinson, Karen Ryan, Pepper Sweeney Comedy, Adventure
Lake City Screen Media Films Perry Moore, Hunter Hill (directors/screenplay); Sissy Spacek, Troy Garity, Rebecca Romijn, Dave Matthews, Colin Ford, Drea de Matteo, Keith Carradine, Jason Davis, Jeff Wincott Drama
Special Magnolia Pictures Hal Haberman, Jeremy Passmore (directors/screenplay); Michael Rapaport, Paul Blackthorne, Josh Peck, Robert Baker, Jack Kehler, Alexandra Holden, Michelle Vieth, Francisco Gattorno, Cesar Evora, Manuel Ojeda, Ian Bohen, Christopher Darga, Michael Shamus Wiles Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Satire, Sci-Fi
Twilight Summit Entertainment Catherine Hardwicke (director); Melissa Rosenberg (screenplay); Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Cam Gigandet, Rachelle Lefevre, Edi Gathegi, Sarah Clarke, Christian Serratos, Michael Welch, Anna Kendrick, Gregory Tyree Boyce, Justin Chon, Gil Birmingham, José Zúñiga, Ned Bellamy, Solomon Trimble, Krys Hyatt, Matt Bushell, Ayanna Berkshire, Katie Powers, Trish Egan Romance, Fantasy
26 Australia 20th Century Fox Baz Luhrmann (director/screenplay); Ronald Harwood, Stuart Beattie, Richard Flanagan (screenplay); Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, David Wenham, Bryan Brown, Jack Thompson, David Gulpilil, Brandon Walters, David Ngoombujarra, Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis, Barry Otto, Kerry Walker, Sandy Gore, Ursula Yovich, Lillian Crombie, Yuen Wah, Angus Pilakui, Jacek Koman, Tony Barry, Ray Barrett, Max Cullen, Arthur Dignam, Matthew Whittet Epic, Romance, Historical, Drama
Four Christmases New Line Cinema / Spyglass Entertainment Seth Gordon (director); Matt R. Allen, Caleb Wilson, Jon Lucas, Scott Moore (screenplay); Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Jon Favreau, Mary Steenburgen, Dwight Yoakam, Tim McGraw, Kristin Chenoweth, Jon Voight, Sissy Spacek, Katy Mixon, Carol Kane, Colleen Camp, Jack Donner, Steve Wiebe, Skyler Gisondo, Patrick Van Horn, Brian Baumgartner, Cedric Yarbrough, Peter Billingsley, Haley Hallak, True Bella Pinci Comedy, Drama
Milk Focus Features Gus Van Sant (director); Dustin Lance Black (screenplay); Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Alison Pill, Victor Garber, Denis O'Hare, Joseph Cross, Stephen Spinella, Lucas Grabeel, Jeff Koons, Ashlee Temple, Wendy Tremont King, Steven Wiig, Kelvin Han Yee, Howard Rosenman, Ted Jan Roberts, Robert Chimento, Zachary Culbertson, Mark Martinez, Brent Corrigan, Dave Franco, Dustin Lance Black, Frank M. Robinson, Allan Baird, Tom Ammiano, Carol Ruth Silver, Cleve Jones Biography, Drama
Transporter 3 Lionsgate Olivier Megaton (director); Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay); Jason Statham, Natalya Rudakova, François Berléand, Robert Knepper, Jeroen Krabbé, Alex Kobold, Katia Tchenko, David Atrakchi, Yann Sundberg, Eriq Ebouaney, David Kammenos, Silvio Simac, Oscar Relier, Timo Dierkes, Igor Koumpan, Paul Barrett, Elef Zack, Michel Neugarten, Farid Elquardi, Semmy Schilt Action, Thriller
5 Cadillac Records TriStar Pictures / Sony Music Entertainment / Parkwood Entertainment Darnell Martin (director/screenplay); Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé Knowles, Cedric the Entertainer, Gabrielle Union, Columbus Short, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Eamonn Walker, Mos Def, Shiloh Fernandez, Jay O. Sanders, Eric Bogosian, Kevin Mambo, Marc Bonan, Tammy Blanchard, Q-Tip, Norman Reedus, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Vincent D'Onofrio, Elvis Presley Biography, Drama
Extreme Movie Dimension Films Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson (directors/screenplay); Will Forte, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, John Solomon, Jorma Taccone, Erica Rivinoja (screenplay); Michael Cera, Ryan Pinkston, Jamie Kennedy, Frankie Muniz, Matthew Lillard, Rob Pinkston, Ben Feldman, Kevin Hart, Vanessa Lee Chester, Jermaine Williams, Danneel Harris, Heather Hogan, Rheagan Wallace, Andy Milonakis, John P. Farley, Cherilyn Wilson, Rich Ceraulo, Robert John Burke, Chris Cooper, Hank Harris, Denise Boutte, Jeremy Suarez, Kyle Howard, Shorty Rossi, Jake Sandvig, Nicholas D'Agosto, Marcus T. Paulk, Steven Christopher Parker, Joanna García, Beverley Mitchell, Vanessa Lengies, Anthony Molinari, Ashley Schneider, Jim Ford, Ed Trotta, Kyle Gass, Jeffrey Corazzini, Stanton Barrett, Henry Kingi, Dan Finnerty, Bobbi Sue Luther Satire, Comedy
Frost/Nixon Universal Pictures / Imagine Entertainment / Working Title Films / StudioCanal / Ron Howard (director); Peter Morgan (screenplay); Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Oliver Platt, Sam Rockwell, Matthew Macfadyen, Toby Jones, Rebecca Hall, Patty McCormack, Andy Milder, Keith MacKechnie, Clint Howard, Rance Howard, Jim Meskimen, Kaine Bennett Charleston, Gabriel Jarret, Kate Jennings Grant, Geoffrey Blake, Gavin Grazer, Tricia Nixon Cox, Michael York, Hugh Hefner, Gene Boyer, Raymond Price, Ken Khachigian, Sue Mengers, Jay White Historical, Drama
Nobel Son Freestyle Releasing Randall Miller (director/screenplay); Jody Savin (screenplay); Alan Rickman, Bryan Greenberg, Shawn Hatosy, Mary Steenburgen, Bill Pullman, Eliza Dushku, Danny DeVito, Ted Danson, Tracey Walter, Ernie Hudson Black Comedy
Punisher: War Zone Lionsgate / Marvel Knights Lexi Alexander (director); Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, Nick Santora (screenplay); Ray Stevenson, Dominic West, Julie Benz, Wayne Knight, Dash Mihok, Colin Salmon, Doug Hutchison, Romano Orzari, Stephanie Janusauskas, Larry Day, Ron Lea, T.J. Storm, Bjanka Murgel, Mark Camacho, Keram Malicki-Sánchez, Carlos Gonzalez-Vio, David Vadim, Aubert Pallascio Action, Thriller
10 The Reader Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / The Weinstein Company / Mirage Enterprises Stephen Daldry (director); David Hare (screenplay); Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Lena Olin, Vijessna Ferkic, Karoline Herfurth, Burghart Klaußner, Linda Bassett, Hannah Herzsprung, Jeanette Hain, Susanne Lothar, Matthias Habich, Florian Bartholomäi, Alissa Wilms, Sylvester Groth, Fabian Busch, Volker Bruch Romance, Drama
Wendy and Lucy Oscilloscope Pictures Kelly Reichardt (director/screenplay); Jon Raymond (screenplay); Michelle Williams, Will Patton, Will Oldham, John Robinson, Larry Fessenden, Deirdre O'Connell, Walter Dalton Drama
12 Adulthood Lionsgate Noel Clarke (director/screenplay); Noel Clarke, Adam Deacon, Scarlett Alice Johnson, Femi Oyeniran, Red Madrell, Jacob Anderson, Ben Drew, Wil Johnson, Nathan Constance, Adjoa Andoh, Madeleine Fairley, Danny Dyer, Lindsey Jordan, Kiera Booth, Arnold Oceng, Don Klass, Troy Glasgow, David Ajala, Pierre Mascolo, Shanika Warren-Markland Drama
Che IFC Films Steven Soderbergh (director); Peter Buchman, Benjamin A. van der Veen, Terrence Malick (screenplay); Benicio del Toro, Rodrigo Santoro, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Franka Potente, Julia Ormond, Lou Diamond Phillips, Demián Bichir, Santiago Cabrera, Vladimir Cruz, Jorge Perugorría, Benjamín Benítez, Édgar Ramírez, Armando Riesco, Néstor Rodulfo, Jsu Garcia, Elvira Mínguez, Alfredo De Quesada, Roberto Luis Santana, Sam Robards, Victor Rasuk, Kahlil Mendez, Marise Álvarez, Andrés Manuel Munar, Unax Ugalde, Othello Rensoli, Norman Santiago, Pedro Telemaco, Jay Potter, Stephen Mailer, Jon De Vries, Joksan Ramos, Javier Ortiz, Michael Countryman, Oscar Isaac, Gastón Pauls, Joaquim de Almeida, Yul Vazquez, Marc-André Grondin, Eduard Fernández, Cristian Mercado, Jordi Mollà, Pablo Durán, Óscar Jaenada, Rubén Ochandiano, Ezequiel Díaz, Carlos Acosta-Milian, Antonio de la Torre, Juan Carlos Vellido, Aaron Vega, Roberto San Martin, James D. Dever, Mark Umbers, Pedro Casablanc, Tomás del Estal, Giraldo Moisés, David Selvas, Enrique Arce, Cristhian Esquivel, Matt Damon Biography
Dark Streets Samuel Goldwyn Films Rachel Samuels (director); Wallace King (screenplay); Bijou Phillips, Gabriel Mann, Izabella Miko, Elias Koteas, Michael Fairman, Toledo Diamond Drama
The Day the Earth Stood Still 20th Century Fox Scott Derrickson (director); David Scarpa (screenplay); Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith, Jon Hamm, John Cleese, Kyle Chandler, Robert Knepper, James Hong, John Rothman, Sunita Prasad, Mousa Kraish, J.C. MacKenzie, Lorena Gale, Patrick Sabongui, Jake McLaughlin, Roger Cross, Heather Doerksen, Hiro Kanagawa, Ken Kirzinger, Blair Redford, Brandon T. Jackson, Ty Olsson Sci-Fi, Thriller
Delgo Freestyle Releasing Marc F. Adler, Jason Maurer (directors); Patrick J. Cowan, Carl Dream, Jennifer A. Jones (screenplay); Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jennifer Love Hewitt, Anne Bancroft, Chris Kattan, Michael Clarke Duncan, Louis Gossett Jr., Eric Idle, Val Kilmer, Malcolm McDowell, Burt Reynolds, Kelly Ripa, Brad Abrell, Mary Matilyn Mouser, David Heyer, John Vernon, Jed Rhein, Melissa McBride, Jeff Winter, Armin Shimerman, Don Stallings, Tristan Rogers, Gustavo Rex, Nika Futterman, Susan Bennett, Louis K. Adler, Sally Kellerman, William R. Dean Adventure, Sci-Fi, Romance, Comedy, Fantasy
Doubt Miramax Films John Patrick Shanley (director/screenplay); Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis, Alice Drummond, Audrie J. Neenan, Susan Blommaert, Carrie Preston, John Costelloe, Lloyd Clay Brown, Joseph Foster, Mike Roukis, Frank Shanley, Frank Dolce, Paulie Litt, Matthew Marvin, Bridget Clark, Molly Chiffer, Lydia Jordan, Helen Stenborg, Margery Beddow, Jack O'Connell, Marylouise Burke Period, Drama
Gran Torino Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures Clint Eastwood (director); Nick Schenk (screenplay); Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Brian Haley, Geraldine Hughes, Dreama Walker, Brian Howe, John Carroll Lynch, Scott Eastwood, Doua Moua, John Johns, Cory Hardrict, William Hill, Brooke Chia Thao, Chee Thao, Choua Kue, Xia Soua Chang, Sonny Vue, Davis Gloff, Tom Mahard, Nana Gbewonyo, Arthur Cartwright, Austin Douglas Smith, Conor Liam Callaghan, Michael E. Kurowski, Julia Ho, Maykao K. Lytongpao Drama
Nothing like the Holidays Overture Films Alfredo De Villa (director); Rick Najera, Ted Perkins, Alison Swan (screenplay); Luis Guzmán, John Leguizamo, Debra Messing, Alfred Molina, Freddy Rodriguez, Melonie Diaz, Vanessa Ferlito, Jay Hernandez, Elizabeth Peña, Jessica Camacho Comedy
Timecrimes Magnolia Pictures Nacho Vigalondo (director/screenplay); Karra Elejalde, Nacho Vigalondo, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga, Juan Inciarte Sci-Fi, Thriller
Where God Left His Shoes IFC Films Salvatore Stabile (director/screenplay); John Leguizamo, Leonor Varela, Samantha Rose, Jerry Ferrara, Adriane Lenox, Charles Dumas, Sakina Jaffrey, Chance Kelly, Manny Pérez, Frank Rodriguez Drama
While She Was Out Anchor Bay Entertainment Susan Montford (director/screenplay); Kim Basinger, Lukas Haas, Craig Sheffer, Rachel Hayward, Jamie Starr, Leonard Wu, Luis Chávez, Luke Gair, Erika-Shaye Gair Thriller
17 The Wrestler Fox Searchlight Pictures Darren Aronofsky (director); Robert Siegel (screenplay); Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, Mark Margolis, Todd Barry, Judah Friedlander, Ernest Miller, Ajay Naidu, Wass Stevens, John D'Leo, Gregg Bello, Scott Siegel, Maurizio Ferrigno, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Andrea Langi, Robert Siegel, Andrew Anderson, Johnny Valiant, Robbie E., Necro Butcher, Nick Berk, The Blue Meanie, Sabian, Nate Hatred, Ron Killings, L.A. Smooth, Jay Lethal, Jim Powers, Claudio Castagnoli, Larry Sweeney, Romeo Roselli, John Zandig, Chuck Taylor, Nigel McGuinness, DJ Hyde, Kit Cope, Pappadon, Jay Santana Sports, Drama
19 Nothing but the Truth Freestyle Releasing Rod Lurie (director/screenplay); Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Angela Bassett, Alan Alda, Vera Farmiga, David Schwimmer, Noah Wyle, Floyd Abrams, Preston Bailey, Rod Lurie Drama
Seven Pounds Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Overbrook Entertainment / Escape Artists Gabriele Muccino (director); Grant Nieporte (screenplay); Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy, Barry Pepper, Elpidia Carrillo, Robinne Lee, Joe Nunez, Bill Smitrovich, Tim Kelleher, Gina Hecht, Andy Milder, Judyann Elder, Sarah Jane Morris, Madison Pettis, Octavia Spencer, Ivan Angulo, Audrey Wasilewski, Sonya Eddy, Dale Raoul, Kevin Cooney, Quintin Kelly, Skylan Brooks, Bryce J. Harris, Bradly J. Harris, Weston Harris, Biz Markie Drama
The Tale of Despereaux Universal Pictures / Relativity Media Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen (directors); Gary Ross (screenplay); Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson, Tracey Ullman, Kevin Kline, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci, Ciarán Hinds, Robbie Coltrane, Tony Hale, Frances Conroy, Frank Langella, Richard Jenkins, Christopher Lloyd, Charles Shaughnessy, Sigourney Weaver, Patricia Cullen, Sam Fell, Jane Karen, Bronson Pinchot, McNally Sagal, Gary Dunn, Georgina Cordova, Belinda, Robin Atkin Downes, Daniel Riordan Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Yes Man Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures / The Zanuck Company / Heyday Films Peyton Reed (director); Nicholas Stoller, Jarrad Paul, Andrew Mogel (screenplay); Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins, Rhys Darby, Danny Masterson, Fionnula Flanagan, Terence Stamp, Sasha Alexander, Molly Sims, Rocky Carroll, John Cothran, Spencer Garrett, Sean O'Bryan, Patrick Labyorteaux, Brent Briscoe, Maile Flanagan, Jarrad Paul, Aaron Takahashi, Vivian Bang, Mary-Pat Green, Luis Guzmán, Danny Wallace, Arne Starr Comedy
25 Bedtime Stories Walt Disney Pictures Adam Shankman (director); Matt Lopez, Tim Herlihy (screenplay); Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce, Russell Brand, Richard Griffiths, Teresa Palmer, Lucy Lawless, Courteney Cox, Aisha Tyler, Jonathan Pryce, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Laura Ann Kesling, Nick Swardson, Kathryn Joosten, Allen Covert, Carmen Electra, Sarah Buxton, Blake Clark, Paul Dooley, Mikey Post, Debbie Lee Carrington, Annalise Basso, Jonathan Loughran, Rob Schneider, Heather Morris, Arne Starr Fantasy, Comedy
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Paramount Pictures / Warner Bros. Pictures David Fincher (director); Eric Roth (screenplay); Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Elias Koteas, Tilda Swinton, Jared Harris, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, Jared Harris, Faune A. Chambers, Ed Metzger, Patrick Thomas O'Brien, Lance E. Nichols, Phyllis Somerville, Edith Ivey, Don Creech, Richmond Arquette, Josh Stewart, Ilia Volok, David Ross Paterson, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Louis Herthum, Joel Bissonnette, Bianca Chiminello, Rampai Mohadi, Robert Towers, Peter Donald Badalamenti II, Tom Everett, Spencer Daniels, Chandler Canterbury, Charles Henry Wyson, Elle Fanning, Madisen Beaty, Devyn Tyler, Deneen D. Tyler Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Last Chance Harvey Overture Films Joel Hopkins (director/screenplay); Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Eileen Atkins, Kathy Baker, James Brolin, Liane Balaban, Richard Schiff, Timothy Howar, Wendy Mae Brown, Bronagh Gallagher, Jeremy Sheffield, Daniel Lapaine, Patrick Baladi, Adam James, Michael Landes, Jamie Sives, Kate Harper, Angela Griffin, Alex Avery, Tim Ahern, Charlotte Lucas Romance, Drama
Marley & Me 20th Century Fox / Fox 2000 Pictures / Regency Enterprises David Frankel (director); Scott Frank, Don Roos (screenplay); Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner, Alan Arkin, Nathan Gamble, Finley Jacobsen, Haley Bennett, Ann Dowd, Clarke Peters, Haley Hudson, Tom Irwin, Alec Mapa, Sandy Martin, Joyce Van Patten, Zabryna Guevara, Bryce Robinson, Dylan Henry, Ben Hyland, Lucy Merriam, Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan Comedy, Drama
The Spirit Lionsgate Frank Miller (director/screenplay); Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Sarah Paulson, Dan Lauria, Stana Katic, Louis Lombardi, Jaime King, Paz Vega, Frank Miller, Eric Balfour, Michael Milhoan, Richard Portnow, Paul Levitz, Johnny Simmons, Seychelle Gabriel Neo-Noir, Superhero
Valkyrie Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / United Artists Bryan Singer (director); Christopher McQuarrie, Nathan Alexander (screenplay); Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Carice van Houten, Thomas Kretschmann, Terence Stamp, Eddie Izzard, Kevin McNally, Christian Berkel, Jamie Parker, David Bamber, Tom Hollander, David Schofield, Kenneth Cranham, Halina Reijn, Werner Daehn, Harvey Friedman, Matthias Freihof, Waldemar Kobus, Ian McNeice, Danny Webb, Chris Larkin, Christian Oliver, Bernard Hill, Julian Morris, Matthew Burton, Philipp von Schulthess, Helmut Stauss, Gerhard Haase-Hindenberg, Anton Algrang Thriller
Waltz with Bashir Sony Pictures Classics Ari Folman (director/screenplay); Ari Folman, Miki Leon, Ori Sivan, Yehezkel Lazarov, Ronny Dayag, Shmuel Frenkel, Zahava Solomon, Ron Ben-Yishai, Dror Harazi War, Documentary, Drama
26 Revolutionary Road Paramount Vantage / DreamWorks Pictures / BBC Films Sam Mendes (director); Justin Haythe (screenplay); Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates, Michael Shannon, Kathryn Hahn, David Harbour, Richard Easton, Dylan Baker, Zoe Kazan, Jay O. Sanders, Max Casella, Ryan Simpkins, Ty Simpkins, Kristen Connolly, John Behlmann Romance, Drama
31 Defiance Paramount Vantage Edward Zwick (director/screenplay); Clayton Frohman (screenplay); Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell, George MacKay, Alexa Davalos, Allan Corduner, Mark Feuerstein, Mia Wasikowska, Tomas Arana, Jacek Koman, Iben Hjejle, Mark Margolis, Jodhi May, Kate Fahy, Iddo Goldberg, Sam Spruell, Ravil Isyanov, Martin Hancock, Jonjo O'Neill, Rolandas Boravskis War

Films released in 2008Edit

Notable deathsEdit

Month Date Name Age Country Profession Notable films
January 1 Peter Caffrey 58 UK Actor
2 George MacDonald Fraser 82 UK Screenwriter
2 Brice Mack 90 US Background Artist
10 Vampira 86 US Actress
15 Brad Renfro 25 US Actor
18 Lois Nettleton 80 US Actress
19 Suzanne Pleshette 70 US Actress
22 Roberto Gari 88 US Actor
22 Heath Ledger 28 Australia Actor
22 Kevin Stoney 87 UK Actor
25 Christopher Allport 60 US Actor
25 Louisa Horton 87 US Actress
February 2 Barry Morse 89 Canada Actor
3 Charles Fawcett 92 UK Actor
4 Augusta Dabney 89 US Actress
6 John Alvin 59 US Poster Artist
7 Tamara Desni 94 Germany-UK Actress
8 Eva Dahlbeck 87 Sweden Actress
8 Jane Lumb 65 UK Actress
9 Robert DoQui 73 US Actor
10 Roy Scheider 75 US Actor
11 James Quinn 88 UK Producer
12 Oscar Brodney 100 US Screenwriter
12 David Groh 68 US Actor
13 Kon Ichikawa 92 Japan Director
13 Lionel Mark Smith 62 US Actor
14 Perry Lopez 76 US Actor
18 Alain Robbe-Grillet 85 France Screenwriter, Director Last Year at Marienbad
19 Mary Barclay 91 UK Actress
19 David Watkin 82 UK Cinematographer
21 Ben Chapman 82 US Actor Creature from the Black Lagoon
22 Dennis Letts 73 US Actor
28 John Bliss 77 US Actor
29 Gayne Rescher 83 US Cinematographer
March 4 Leonard Rosenman 83 US Composer
6 Gustaw Holoubek 84 Poland Actor
6 Alex Sharp 86 US Stuntman, Actor
7 Kay Callard 84 Canada Actress
8 Carol Barnes 63 UK Actress Shaun of the Dead
11 David Nettheim 83 Australia Actor Paws
11 Dave Stevens 52 US Illustrator, Producer The Rocketeer
12 Erwin Geschonneck 101 Germany Actor Jacob the Liar
16 Ivan Dixon 76 US Actor, Director
18 Philip Jones Griffiths 72 UK Photographer The Deer Hunter
18 Anthony Minghella 54 UK Director, Screenwriter, Producer
19 Arthur C. Clarke 90 Sri Lanka Writer, Actor
19 Paul Scofield 86 UK Actor
24 Rafael Azcona 81 Spain Screenwriter
24 Richard Widmark 93 US Actor
25 Art Aragon 80 US Actor
25 Tony Church 77 UK Actor
25 Abby Mann 80 US Screenwriter
31 Jules Dassin 96 US Director
April 1 Floyd Simmons 84 US Actor
3 Frosty Freeze 44 US Singer, Actor Flashdance
5 Alex Grasshoff 79 US Director Young Americans
5 Charlton Heston 84 US Actor
8 Stanley Kamel 65 US Actor
9 Lloyd Lamble 94 Australia Actor The Belles of St Trinian's
11 Willoughby Goddard 81 UK Actor
14 Ollie Johnston 95 US Animator
14 June Travis 93 US Actress
15 Hazel Court 93 UK Actress
18 Kay Linaker 94 US Actress
18 Joy Page 83 US Actress
20 Bebe Barron 82 US Composer Forbidden Planet
23 Dave Atkins 67 UK Actor
24 Tristram Cary 82 UK Composer
29 Lewis Croft 88 US Actor The Wizard of Oz
29 Julie Ege 64 Norway Actress
May 1 Bernard Archard 91 UK Actor
1 Terry Duggan 76 UK Actor, Wrangler
2 Beverlee McKinsey 72 US Actress
4 Fred Haines 72 US Screenwriter, Director
12 Robert Russell 71 UK Actor
12 Burton Zucker 91 US Actor
12 Claudio Undari 73 Italy Actor
13 Jill Adams 77 UK Actress
13 John Phillip Law 70 US Actor
14 John Forbes-Robertson 80 UK Actor
15 Alexander Courage 88 US Composer, Orchestrator
16 Sandy Howard 80 US Director, Producer
16 David Mitton 69 UK Writer, Director
18 Irma Córdoba 94 Argentina Actor
18 Joseph Pevney 96 US Director
19 Vijay Tendulkar 80 India Screenwriter
22 Harry Lange 77 Germany Production Designer
24 Rob Knox 18 UK Actor Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
24 Dick Martin 86 US Actor
26 Sydney Pollack 73 US Actor, Director, Producer
28 Earle Hagen 88 US Composer, Orchestrator
29 Harvey Korman 81 US Actor
June 1 Ted Manson 81 US Actor
2 Bo Diddley 79 US Actor, Musician
2 Mel Ferrer 90 US Actor, Director
5 Bruce Purchase 69 UK Actor Macbeth
6 Bobby Anderson 75 US Actor It's a Wonderful Life
7 Dino Risi 91 Italy Director, Writer
11 Jean Desailly 87 France Actor
15 Stan Winston 62 US Director, Makeup Artist
17 Henry Beckman 86 Spain Actor
17 Cyd Charisse 86 US Actress, Dancer
18 Jean Delannoy 100 France Director
21 Kermit Love 91 US Puppeteer, Costume Designer The Muppet Movie
22 George Carlin 71 US Actor, Comedian
22 Dody Goodman 93 US Actress
23 John Furlong 75 US Actor
24 William Vince 45 Canada Producer
26 Lilyan Chauvin 82 France Actress
29 Don S. Davis 67 US Actor
July 2 Elizabeth Spriggs 78 UK Actress
4 Evelyn Keyes 91 US Actress
6 Nonna Mordyukova 82 Russia Actress
7 Bruce Conner 74 US Director
9 Charles H. Joffe 78 US Producer
11 Breno Mello 76 Brazil Actor Black Orpheus
14 Hugh Lloyd 85 UK Actor Quadrophenia
17 Paul Sorensen 82 US Actor
22 Patrick Connor 81 UK Actor
22 Estelle Getty 84 US Actress
25 Randy Pausch 47 US Professor, Actor Star Trek
25 Mikhail Pugovkin 85 Russia Actor
27 Youssef Chahine 82 Egypt Director
27 Marisa Merlini 84 Italy Actress
29 Luther Davis 91 US Screenwriter
August 1 Gertan Klauber 76 Actor
7 Bernie Brillstein 77 US Producer
9 Bernie Mac 50 US Actor
10 Isaac Hayes 65 US Actor, Songwriter
11 George Furth 75 US Actor
11 Terence Rigby 71 UK Actor
15 Molly McClure 89 US Actress
21 Fred Crane 90 US Actor Gone with the Wind
24 Peter Sutton 65 British Sound Mixer
25 Marpessa Dawn 74 US Actor
25 Rita Quigley 85 US Actress
31 Ken Campbell 66 UK Actor, Writer
31 Jerry Reed 71 US Actor, Singer,
September 1 Don LaFontaine 68 US Voice actor Prolific and iconic voice-over actor featured in over 5,000 movie trailers
1 Michael Pate 88 Australia Actor, Director
2 Bill Melendez 91 Mexico Animator, Director
6 Anita Page 98 US Actress
8 Celia Gregory 58 UK Actress
17 Humberto Solás 67 Cuba Director Lucía
18 Florestano Vancini 82 Italy Director, Writer
19 Jun Ichikawa 59 Japan Director Tony Takitani
19 David Jones 74 UK Director
20 William Fox 97 UK Actor
26 Paul Newman 83 US Actor, Director
27 Mahendra Kapoor 74 India Playback Artist
29 Louis Guss 90 US Actor
October 1 Robert Arthur 87 US Actor
5 Kim Chan 90 US Actor, Producer
5 Ken Ogata 71 Japan Actor
7 Peter Copley 93 UK Actor
8 Bob Friend 70 UK Actor
8 Eileen Herlie 90 UK Actress
11 Neal Hefti 85 US Composer
11 Mark Shivas 70 UK Producer
11 Gil Stratton 86 US Actor
13 Guillaume Depardieu 37 France Actor
15 Edie Adams 81 US Actress
15 Nathan Davis 91 US Actor
18 Peter Gordeno 69 UK Actor, Choreographer Carry On Columbus
18 Xie Jin 84 China Director
19 Rudy Ray Moore 81 US Actor
20 John Ringham 80 UK Actor V for Vendetta
22 John Axon 48 UK Actor
24 Milton Katselas 75 US Director
26 Delmar Watson 82 US Actor Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
27 Roy Stewart 83 UK Actor
31 Jonathan Bates 68 UK Supervising Sound Editor
31 John Daly 71 UK Producer
November 1 Yma Sumac 85 Peru Singer, Actress
5 Michael Crichton 66 US Writer, Director
5 Michael Higgins 88 US Actor
16 Reg Varney 92 UK Actor
17 Ennio de Concini 84 Italy Screenwriter
19 John Michael Hayes 89 US Screenwriter
20 June Vincent 89 US Actress
26 De'Angelo Wilson 29 US Actor
December 1 Paul Benedict 70 US Actor
1 James Bree 85 UK Actor On Her Majesty's Secret Service
5 Nina Foch 84 Netherlands–US Actress
5 Beverly Garland 82 US Actress
8 Robert Prosky 77 US Actor
8 Bob Spiers 63 UK Director, Producer
11 Maddie Blaustein 48 US Actress
12 Van Johnson 92 US Actor
16 Sam Bottoms 53 US Actor, Producer, Soundtrack
16 Richard Coleman 78 France Actor
18 Majel Barrett-Roddenberry 76 US Actress
18 John Costelloe 47 US Actor
18 Jack Douglas 81 UK Actor
20 Robert Mulligan 83 US Director
24 Harold Pinter 78 UK Writer, Actor, Director
25 Eartha Kitt 81 US Actress, Singer
25 Ann Savage 87 US Actress
27 Patricia Kneale 83 UK Actress A for Andromeda
30 Bernie Hamilton 80 US Actor
31 Brad Sullivan 77 US Actor
31 Donald E. Westlake 75 Mexico Writer

Film debutsEdit

See alsoEdit



  1. ^ Movies 2008 Year in Review
  2. ^ 10 Best Films of 2008
  3. ^ "2008 Worldwide Box Office". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Warner Bros. Entertainment Wraps Record-Breaking Year" (Press release). Warner Bros. January 8, 2009. Archived from the original on August 23, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "The Dark Knight Breaks $400 Million in Record Time". 2008-08-05. Retrieved 2008-08-06. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  6. ^ "The Dark Knight Re-Release IMAX Locations". ComingSoon.net. CraveOnline. January 22, 2009. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
  7. ^ Gray, Brandon (February 20, 2009). "Billion Dollar Batman". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
  8. ^ "All Time Worldwide Box Office". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on February 28, 2009.
  9. ^ Adam Dawtrey (2008-04-28). "Edinburgh Launches Cult Film Sidebar". Variety. Retrieved 2010-04-14.