Tag: 2008

A Raisin in the Sun-2008 6.5

A Raisin in the Sun-2008

After moving to Chicago's South Side in the 1950s, a black family struggles to deal with poverty, racism, and inner conflict as they strive for a better life. Adapted for the screen from Lorraine Hansberry's play, this i...

A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa-2008 6.6

A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa-2008

When Gonzo accidentally diverts three letters to Santa, he talks Kermit and his friends into delivering them to the North Pole personally.::Kenneth Chisholm...

Boston Strangler: The Untold Story-2008 3.9

Boston Strangler: The Untold Story-2008

Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that...

Scourge-2008 4.2

Scourge-2008

An ancient pestilence called The Scourge has been set free in a small town after being entombed in a church's masonry for a century and a half. As bodies rapidly pile up, nothing stands between the spawning Scourge and t...

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed-2008 3.7

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed-2008

Academic freedom is being suppressed, says Ben Stein. He contends that professors from around the United States are being fired from their jobs for promoting, or even exploring the possibility of, intelligent design as a...

The Women-2008 5

The Women-2008

Based on a very clever comedy by Claire Booth, wife of Time Publisher Henry Luce and later Ambassador to Italy. One of the surprises was an all-woman cast, novel in the 1930's. And although there were no men in the cast,...

Fifty Dead Men Walking-2008 6.9

Fifty Dead Men Walking-2008

Based on Martin McGartland's shocking real life story. Martin is a young lad from west Belfast in the late 1980s who is recruited by the British Police to spy on the IRA. He works his way up the ranks as a volunteer for ...

You Don’t Mess with the Zohan-2008 5.5

You Don’t Mess with the Zohan-2008

Harbouring an ardent desire to be the best in the cut-throat world of hairdressers, the Mossad's finest agent, Zohan, seizes the opportunity to call it quits by faking his death, after a fierce battle with his arch-nemes...

Definitely, Maybe-2008 7.1

Definitely, Maybe-2008

Romantic comedy: Will Hayes, a 30-something Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything ...

24 City-2008 7.1

24 City-2008

Change and a city in China. In Chengdu, factory 420 is being pulled down to make way for multi-story buildings with luxury flats. Scenes of factory operations, of the workforce, and of buildings stripped bare and then ra...

The Wackness-2008 7

The Wackness-2008

Friendship, love, and coming of age in New York City, summer of 1994. Luke Shapiro has just graduated from high school, sells marijuana, and trades pot for therapy from a psychologist, Dr. Jeffrey Squires. Luke is attrac...

One-Eyed Horse-2008 3.7

One-Eyed Horse-2008

Hadley, Missouri 1887. Justin Gatewood has recently been released from prison for attempting to kill an old adversary, William Curry. Twenty-five years earlier, Gatewood and his brother were Confederate prisoners-of-war,...

Milk-2008 7.5

Milk-2008

Using flashbacks from a statement recorded late in life and archival footage for atmosphere, this film traces Harvey Milk's career from his 40th birthday to his death. He leaves the closet and New York, opens a camera sh...

Chocolate-2008 7

Chocolate-2008

When Zin, former girlfriend of a Thai mob boss, falls for Masashi, a Japanese gangster in Thailand, the boss banishes them: Masashi to Japan, and Zin, with her small daughter Zen, to live next to a martial arts school. Z...

Feast II: Sloppy Seconds-2008 5.1

Feast II: Sloppy Seconds-2008

The monsters have made it into a small neighboring town in the middle of nowhere and the locals have to band with the survivors of the bar' slaughter to figure out how to survive.::Anonymous...

Plus One-2008 6.6

Plus One-2008

After a failed marriage, Masha retreats to the sanctuary of her humble profession as a translator of serious literature. Financial difficulties force her to accept an offer to interpret during a seminar held by an Englis...

College-2008 4.6

College-2008

A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.::Anonymous...

Mad Money-2008 5.8

Mad Money-2008

Don and Bridget Cardigan's upper middle class lifestyle is threatened since Don, who has been out of work for a year, seems to have given up looking for a job, and housewife Bridget has been out of the workforce for most...

The Lazarus Project-2008 6.1

The Lazarus Project-2008

A harrowing and frightening thriller about a man who has everything he's ever loved stripped away from him; and to earn his life and family back, he must face obstacles of mystical origins, endure countless tests of his ...

Bathory: Countess of Blood-2008 5.9

Bathory: Countess of Blood-2008

Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth Bathory was a modern Renaissan...

Wanted-2008 6.7

Wanted-2008

A young man finds out his long lost father is an assassin. When his father is murdered, the son is recruited into his father's old organization and trained by a man named Sloan to follow in his dad's footsteps....

Blindness-2008 6.6

Blindness-2008

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant "white blindness". Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where the newly created "society of the blind" quickly breaks down. ...

Still Walking-2008 8

Still Walking-2008

Still Walking is a family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents, which unfolds over one summer day. The aging parents have lived in the family home for decades. Their son and daughter return for a rar...

Meet the Spartans-2008 2.8

Meet the Spartans-2008

The heroic Spartan king Leonidas, armed with nothing but leather underwear and a cape, leads a ragtag bunch of 13 Spartan misfit warriors to defend their homeland against thousands of invading Persians whom include the G...

The Rocker-2008 6.2

The Rocker-2008

The Rocker tells the story of a failed drummer who is given a second chance at fame. Robert "Fish" Fishman is the extremely dedicated and astoundingly passionate drummer for the eighties hair band Vesuvius, who is living...

Doubt-2008 7.5

Doubt-2008

It's 1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. A charismatic priest, Father Flynn, is trying to upend the school's strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier, the iron-gloved Principal who b...

Extraordinary Stories-2008 8

Extraordinary Stories-2008

In this adventurous experiment in storytelling, secret identities, missing persons, lost treasures, exotic beasts and desperate criminals are only a few of the elements woven into a grand tapestry of mysteries.::Los Ange...

Get Smart-2008 6.5

Get Smart-2008

American Maxwell Smart works for a Government spy agency in an administrative capacity. When the agency's head office is attacked, the Chief decides to assign Maxwell as a spy and partners him with sexy Agent 99, much to...

10,000 BC-2008 5.1

10,000 BC-2008

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter named D'Leh's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe. When a band of mysterious horse-riding warlords raid the Yaghal camp and kidnaps...

San Saba-2008 5.9

San Saba-2008

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While She Was Out-2008 4.8

While She Was Out-2008

Della Myers is an overwhelmed upper-middle-class housewife who lives in a large house in the suburbs with her twin children and her abusive husband, Kenneth. Kenneth lets Della know that he thinks she gives all her atten...

Superhero Movie-2008 4.5

Superhero Movie-2008

Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero.::Anonymous...

Transporter 3-2008 6.1

Transporter 3-2008

Toxic waste bubbles in a ship waiting permission to dock in Odessa. Frank Martin turns down a job in Marseilles, referring it to a pal. A short time later, the pal, wounded by gunfire, crashes his car into Frank's living...

Tyson-2008 7.5

Tyson-2008

Mike Tyson narrates his life story as a reaction to fear and as a resolution not to be bullied or humiliated as he was when a boy in Brooklyn's mean streets. He starts boxing while at a state detention center; his coach ...

Nim’s Island-2008 6

Nim’s Island-2008

Nim Rusoe is a girl who joins her father, a scientist, when he does research on marine life on an island. It's just the two of them but she spends her time making friends with all the animals she encounters, chatting on ...

Drillbit Taylor-2008 5.7

Drillbit Taylor-2008

Homeless veteran Bob 'Drillbit' Taylor manages to enjoy life anyhow and even saves some cash for his dream, an 'all-paid' move to Alaska, even if that may take many years. His dream comes within reach when clever nerd Wa...

The Incredible Hulk-2008 6.7

The Incredible Hulk-2008

Depicting the events after the Gamma Bomb. 'The Incredible Hulk' tells the story of Dr Bruce Banner, who seeks a cure to his unique condition, which causes him to turn into a giant green monster under emotional stress. W...

Mutant Chronicles-2008 5.2

Mutant Chronicles-2008

At the end of the Ice Age, The Machine came from outer space with the purpose to change men into mutants. However, a hero defeated the device and a great seal was laid over The Machine. In 2707, the depleted world is rul...

Camp Rock-2008 5.1

Camp Rock-2008

"Camp Rock" centers on a teen girl who desperately wants to spend her summer at a prestigious rock camp but can only attend if she works in the kitchen as one of its cooks. When she's overheard singing (but not seen) by ...

Rambo-2008 7

Rambo-2008

Vietnam veteran John Rambo has survived many harrowing ordeals in his lifetime and has since withdrawn into a simple and secluded existence in Thailand, where he spends his time capturing snakes for local entertainers, a...