List of animated feature films of 2008

A list of animated feature films released in 2008

Title Country Director Studio Animation technique Notes
$9.99 Israel
Australia
Tatia Rosenthal Lama Films Stop motion
31 minutos, la película Chile
Brazil
Spain
Álvaro Díaz and Pedro Peirano Aplaplac, Total Entertainment, User T-38 Puppetry
The Adventures of Alyonushka and Yeryoma
Приключения Аленушки и Ерёмы (Priklyucheniya Alyonushki i Yeryomy)
Russia Georgi Gitis Paradise CG animation [1][1]
Até ao Tecto do Mundo Portugal Carlos Silva, Costa Valente, Vítor Lopes Traditional [2]
Barbie in a Christmas Carol United States William Lau Rainmaker Entertainment CG animation Direct-to-video[3]
Barbie and the Diamond Castle United States Gino Nichele Rainmaker Entertainment CG animation Direct-to-video
Barbie Mariposa United States Conrad Helten Rainmaker Entertainment CG animation Direct-to-video
Batman: Gotham Knight United States
Japan
Toshi Hiruma, Bruce Timm Warner Bros. Animation Traditional Direct-to-video
Bleach: Fade to Black
BLEACH Fade to Black 君の名を呼ぶ (Burīchi Fade to Black Kimi no Na o Yobu)
Japan Noriyuki Abe Studio Pierrot Traditional
Bolt United States Chris Williams, Byron Howard Walt Disney Animation Studios CG animation
Bratz: Girlz Really Rock United States Mucci Fassett CG animation Direct-to-DVD[4]
Bratz Kidz Fairy Tales United States Phil Weinstein MGA Entertainment CG animation Direct-to-DVD[5][6]
Dashavatar India Bhavik Thakore Phoebus Media Traditional
Davie & Golimyr United States Darin McDaniel, Chris Smith, Nathan Smith Ageless Animation, Lumenas Studios Stop motion [7]
Dayo: Sa Mundo ng Elementalia Philippines Robert Quilao Traditional
Dead Fury United States Frank Sudol BlackArro Productions Traditional
Dead Space: Downfall United States Chuck Patton Film Roman, Electronic Arts Traditional Direct-to-video
Delgo United States Marc F. Adler, Jason Maurer Electric Eye Entertainment Corporation CG animation
Detective Conan: Full Score of Fear Japan Yasuichiro Yamamoto TMS Entertainment Traditional
Dora Saves the Snow Princess United States Katie McWane Nickelodeon Network Traditional
Doraemon: Nobita and the Legend of the Green Giant
映画 ドラえもん のび太と緑の巨人伝 (Eiga Doraemon Nobita To Midori No Kyojinden)
Japan Ayumu Watanabe Shin-Ei Animation Traditional
Dragon Hunters
Chasseurs de dragons
France
Germany
Luxembourg
Arthur Qwak, Guillaume Ivernel Futurikon CG animation
Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight United States Will Meugniot Commotion Pictures, Toonz Animation India, Witox Traditional / CG animation
Edison and Leo Canada Neil Burns Perfect Circle Productions Stop motion
The Enchanted Mountain Italy Kim Jun Ok Mondo TV
Studio SEK
Traditional
Fist of the North Star: The Legend of Kenshirô
真救世主伝説 北斗の拳 ケンシロウ伝 (Shin Kyûseishu densetsu Hokuto no Ken - Kenshirô den)
Japan Toshiki Hirano TMS Entertainment Traditional
The Flight Before Christmas
Niko - Lentäjän poika
Japan
Denmark
Germany
Ireland
Michael Hegner, Kari Juusonen Animaker Oy, A.Film, Ulysses Films, Magma Films CG animation [2]
Fly Me to the Moon Belgium Ben Stassen nWave Pictures, Illuminata Pictures CG animation
Flying Heroes
Cher Ami
Spain Miquel Pujol Accio, Digital Dreams Films, Euroview Animation, Mesfilms Traditional [8][3]
A Fox's Tale
Kis Vuk
Hungary György Gát, János Uzsák DYN Entertainment CG animation
From Inside United States John Bergin KC Grinder Productions Traditional [9][4]
Futurama: Bender's Game United States Dwayne Carey-Hill The Curiosity Company, 20th Century Fox Television Traditional Direct-to-video
Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs United States Peter Avanzino The Curiosity Company, 20th Century Fox Animation Traditional Direct-to-video
Garfield's Fun Fest South Korea
United States
Mark A.Z. Dippé Paws, Inc., The Animation Picture Company CG animation Direct-to-video
Genius Party Beyond Japan Mahiro Maeda, Kôji Morimoto, Kazuto Nakazawa, Shin'ya Ôhira, Tatsuyuki Tanaka Studio 4°C Traditional
Ghatothkach: Master of Magic India Singeetham Srinivas Rao Shemaroo Entertainment, Sun Animatics Traditional [10][5]
Ghost in the Shell 2.0
攻殻機動隊 2.0 (Gōsuto In Za Sheru/Kōkaku Kidōtai 2.0)
Japan Mamoru Oshii Production I.G Traditional / CG animation
Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber
Tomtar och Troll: Den hemliga kammaren
Sweden Robert Rhodin White Shark CG animation
Goat Story - The Old Prague Legends
Kozí příběh - pověsti staré Prahy
Czech Republic Jan Tománek Art And Animation studio CG animation
Horton Hears a Who! United States Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino Blue Sky Studios CG animation
Idiots and Angels United States Bill Plympton Bill Plympton Studios Traditional [11] [6]
If You Were Me: Anima Vision 2
별별 이야기 2 - 여섯 빛깔 무지개 (Byul-Byul Yi-Ya-Gi 2: Yeo-Seot-Bit-Ggal Mu-Ji-Gae)
South Korea Ann Dong-hee, Ryu Jung-oo, Hong Deok-pyo, Lee Hong-soo, Lee Hong-min, Jung Min-young, Gwon Mi-jeong, Park Yeong-jae Human Rights Commission of Korea Traditional / Stop motion
Igor United States Tony Leondis Exodus Film Group CG animation
Imaginationland: The Movie United States Trey Parker South Park Digital Studios CG / Cutout animation Direct-to-video
Immigrants
aka. L.A. Dolce Vita
Immigrants - Jóska menni Amerika
United States
Hungary
Gabor Csupo Klasky Csupo Traditional
Impy's Wonderland
Urmel voll in Fahrt
Germany Reinhard Klooss, Holger Tappe Agir, Ambient Entertainment CG animation [12][7]
John's Arm: Armageddon United States Matty Boy Anderson Mike the Pod Traditional [13][14][8]
Journey to Saturn
Rejsen til Saturn
Denmark Kresten Vestbjerg Andersen, Thorbjørn Christoffersen, Craig Frank A. Film A/S CG animation
Justice League: The New Frontier United States Dave Bullock Warner Bros. Animation Traditional Direct-to-video
Kleiner Dodo
Kleiner Dodo
Germany Thilo Graf Rothkirch, Ute von Münchow-Pohl Animationsfabrik, Rothkirch Cartoon Film, Torus Traditional Direct-to-video[15][9]
Kung Fu Panda United States John Wayne Stevenson, Mark Osborne DreamWorks Animation CG animation
Kungfu Master aka Wong Fei Hong vs Kungfu Panda
黃飛鴻大戰功夫熊貓
China CG animation [16]
Kurt Turns Evil
Kurt blir grusom
Norway Rasmus Sivertsen Qvisten Animation AS CG animation [17]
Life is Cool
그녀는 예뻤다 (Geunyeoneun Yeppeotda)
South Korea Choi Equan, Choe Seung-won Traditional
The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning United States Peggy Holmes DisneyToon Studios Traditional Direct-to-video
The Little Panda Fighter
Ursinho da Pesada
Brazil Vídeo Brinquedo CG animation Direct-to-video
Little Princess School
Escola de Princesinhas
Brazil Ale Mc Haddo Vídeo Brinquedo Flash animation Direct-to-video
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa United States Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath DreamWorks Animation CG animation
Mamma Mu och Kråkan Sweden Igor Veichtaguin Traditional
Mia and the Migoo
Mia et le Migou
France Jacques-Rémy Girerd Folimage Traditional
A Miser Brothers' Christmas United States Dave Barton Thomas Cuppa Coffee Studios, Warner Bros. Animation Stop motion Direct-to-video
Misión en Mocland - Una Aventura Superespacial Spain Juan Manuel Suárez, Juanma Suárez CG animation
The Missing Lynx
El Lince Perdido
Spain Raul Garcia, Manuel Sicilia CG animation
Der Mondbär - Das große Abenteuer Germany Thomas Bodenstein
Mike Maurus
CG animation
Moomin and Midsummer Madness
Muumi I vaarallinen Juhannus
Finland Maria Lindberg Filmkompaniet Stop motion
Nak Thailand Natthaphong Ratanachoksirikul CG animation [18][19]
Naruto Shippuden The Movie: Bonds
劇場版 NARUTO−ナルト− 疾風伝 絆 (Gekijōban Naruto Shippūden: Kizuna)
Japan Masahiko Murata Aniplex, Studio Pierrot Traditional
Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow United States Jay Oliva, Gary Hartle Marvel Animation, Madhouse Traditional Direct-to-video
One Piece: Episode of Chopper Plus: Bloom in the Winter, Miracle Cherry Blossom
エピソードオブチョッパー+ 冬に咲く、奇跡の桜 (Episōdo Obu Choppā Purasu: Fuyu ni Saku, Kiseki no Sakura)
Japan Junji Shimizu Toei Animation Traditional
Open Season 2 United States Matthew O'Callaghan, Todd Wilderman Sony Pictures Animation, Reel FX Creative Studios CG animation Direct-to-video
Pattenrai!! ~ Minami no Shima no Mizu Monogatari Japan Noboru Ichiguro Mushi Productions Traditional
The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie United States Mike Nawrocki Universal Pictures
Big Idea Productions
Jellyfish Studios
Starz Animation
CG animation
Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior
aka. Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl the Movie: Giratina and the Sky Bouquet: Shaymin
劇場版ポケットモンスター ダイヤモンド&パール ギラティナと氷空(そら)の花束 シェイミ (Gekijōban Poketto Monsutā Daiyamondo Pāru Giratina to Sora no Hanataba Sheimi)
Japan Kunihiko Yuyama, Tom Wayland OLM, Inc. Traditional
Ponyo
崖の上のポニョ (Gake no ue no Ponyo)
Japan Hayao Miyazaki Studio Ghibli Traditional
Resident Evil: Degeneration
バイオハザード:ディジェネレーション (Baiohazādo: Dijenerēshon)
Japan
United States
Makoto Kamiya Capcom Studios, Sony Pictures, Digital Frontier CG animation
Roadside Romeo
रोडसाइड रोमियो
India Jugal Hansraj Walt Disney International India CG animation
Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King United States Joe Sichta Warner Bros. Animation Traditional Direct-to-video
Sing to the Dawn
曦望
Singapore Philip Mitchell MediaCorp Raintree Pictures, Infinite Frameworks Studios, Kalyana Shira Film Traditional
Sita Sings the Blues United States Nina Paley Nina Paley Traditional
The Sky Crawlers
スカイ・クロラ (Sukai Kurora)
Japan Mamoru Oshii Production I.G Traditional
Space Chimps Canada Kirk DeMicco Vanguard Animation, Starz Media CG animation
Spike France David Alaux, Éric Tosti TAT Productions CG animation
Spirit of the Forest
Espíritu del bosque
Spain David Rubin Dygra Films CG animation
Star Wars: The Clone Wars United States Dave Filoni Lucasfilm Animation CG animation
Storm Rider Clash of the Evils China Dante Lam Puzzle Animation Studio Limited
Shanghai Media Group
Traditional/CG animation
Sunshine Barry & The Disco Worms
Disco Ormene
Denmark
Germany
Thomas Borch Nielsen Disco Ormene CG animation [20]
The Tale of Despereaux United Kingdom
United States
Rob Stevenhagen, Sam Fell Relativity Media, Framestore Feature Animation, Universal Animation Studios CG animation
The Tale of Soldier Fedot, The Daring Fellow
Про Федота-стрельца, удалого молодца (Pro Fedota-Streltsa, Udalogo Molodtsa)
Russia Ludmila Steblyanko Kinokompaniya CTB, Melnitsa Animation Studio Traditional
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Gurren Chapter
劇場版 天元突破グレンラガン 【紅蓮篇】 (Gekijōban Tengen Toppa Guren Ragan [Guren Hen])
Japan Hiroyuki Imaishi Gainax Traditional
Tinker Bell United States Bradley Raymond DisneyToon Studios, Prana Studios CG animation
Tiny Robots
Robozinhos
Brazil Michelle Gabriel Vídeo Brinquedo CG animation Direct-to-video
The Toe Tactic United States Emily Hubley Orchard Pictures, Hubbub, Hermetic Pictures Traditional [21][10]
Tripping the Rift: The Movie Canada Bernie Denk Anchor Bay Entertainment CG animation Direct-to-DVD[22]
Turok: Son of Stone United States Tad Stones, Curt Geda, Dan Riba, Frank Squillace Classic Media, Film Roman, Starz Media Traditional Direct-to-DVD[23]
Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs & a Baby United States Howard E. Baker, Arish Fyzee The Jim Henson Company, Prana Animation Studios, Flame Ventures CG animation Direct-to-DVD
Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare United States Howard E. Baker, Arish Fyzee The Jim Henson Company, Prana Animation Studios, Flame Ventures CG animation Direct-to-DVD
Unstable Fables: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears United States Howard E. Baker, Arish Fyzee The Jim Henson Company, Prana Animation Studios, Flame Ventures CG animation Direct-to-DVD
Urduja Philippines Mike Tuviera, Antonio Tuviera APT Entertainment Traditional
WALL-E United States Andrew Stanton Pixar CG animation
Waltz with Bashir
ואלס עם באשיר
Israel
Germany
France
Ari Folman Bridgit Folman Film Gang, Les Films d'Ici Traditional
Winner and the Gold Child Italy Orlando Corradi Mondo TV
SEK Studio
Traditional
The World Is Hot Enough Canada Edin Ibric March Entertainment Traditional
Wanderer in the land of Elementalia
Dayo: Sa Mundo ng Elementalia
Philippines Robert Quilao Cutting Edge Productions Traditional / CG animation
Yes! Precure 5 GoGo! Happy Birthday in the Land of Sweets
Yes!プリキュア5 GoGo! お菓子の国のハッピーバースディ♪ (Yes! Precure 5 GoGo! Okashi no Kuni no Happy Birthday)
Japan Tatsuya Nagamine Toei Animation Traditional
El Zorro Ladrón Spain Juan Bautista Berasategi Lotura Films Traditional

Highest-grossing animated films of the yearEdit

Highest-grossing films of 2008[24]
Rank Title Studio Worldwide gross Ref.
1 Kung Fu Panda DreamWorks Animation / Paramount Pictures $631,744,560 [25]
2 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa DreamWorks Animation / Pacific Data Images $603,900,354 [26]
3 WALL-E Pixar / Walt Disney Pictures $533,281,433 [27]
4 Bolt Walt Disney Animation Studios / Walt Disney Pictures $309,979,994 [28]
5 Horton Hears a Who! Blue Sky Studios / 20th Century Fox $297,138,014 [29]
6 Ponyo Studio Ghibli $201,750,937 [30]
7 The Tale of Despereaux Relativity Media / Framestore / Universal Animation $86,947,965 [31]
8 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lucasfilm / Warner Bros. Pictures $68,282,844 [32]
9 Space Chimps 20th Century Fox $64,834,964 [33]
10 Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior OLM, Inc. $43,338,599 [34]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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