10 Most-Anticipated Movies of 2008

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As we look back into 2007, we didn’t have many remarkable movies.We are hoping 2008 to be a better year in the movie sphere.Here is a list of most anticipated movies of 2008 according to yahoo:



Shrouded in mystery since the untitled teaser trailer appeared last summer, producer J.J. Abrams’ modern take on the monster movie has had people everywhere buzzing about just what it is that’s tearing New York City apart.

Read more about Cloverfield in IMDB.



After surprising a lot of people with the success of Rocky Balboa, writer/director/star Sylvester Stallone goes for the one-two punch, bringing back his other iconic character, John Rambo, for a rescue mission in the Burmese jungle.

Read more about Rambo in IMDB.

Horton Hears a Who!


For the first animated feature based on a book by Dr. Seuss, the creators of Ice Age have recruited two comic heavyweights to lend their voices: Jim Carrey, as the elephant Horton, and Steve Carell as the microscopic fellow only Horton can hear.

Read more about Horton Hears a Who in IMDB.

Iron Man


Marvel Comics’ steel-plated superhero is coming to the big screen, with a stellar cast and amazing effects. Robert Downey Jr. brings humor and humanity to the role of Tony Stark, the billionaire who builds and wears the indestructible armor.

Read more about Iron Man in IMDB.

Speed Racer


  • Release Date: 9 May 2008
  • Director:Andy Wachowski /
    Larry Wachowski
  • Genre: Action / Family / Sport
  • Plot Outline: Based on the classic 1960’s Japanese animated series chronicling the aspirations of a young race car driver as he attempts to obtain glory, with the help of his family and the Mach 5, the advanced car created by his father.

  • Cast: Emile Hirsch / Christina Ricci /

    Susan Sarandon / Matthew Fox

The Wachowski Brothers, the creative duo behind The Matrix, return to directing with an altogether different visual extravaganza, the live-action version of a classic anime series. The trailer promises eye-popping sights and a whole lot of speed.

Read more about Speed Racer in IMDB.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian


  • Release Date: 16 May 2008
  • Director: Andrew Adamson
  • Genre: Adventure / Family / Fantasy
  • Plot Outline: The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land’s throne, Prince Caspian.

  • Cast: Liam Neeson / Ben Barnes /

    Warwick Davis / William Moseley

The four Pevensie children return to the magical world of Narnia to find 1,300 years have passed and an evil king rules the land. They will need the help of the mighty lion Aslan to restore the young Prince Caspian to his rightful place on the throne.

Read more about Prince Caspian in IMDB.

Sex And The City


Four years after their series left the air, Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha are hitting the silver screen. The teaser trailer shows Sarah Jessica Parker looking fabulous in haute couture, her underwear, and (gasp!) a wedding dress.

Read more about Sex And The City in IMDB.



  • Release Date: 27 June 2008
  • Director: Andrew Stanton
  • Genre: Animation / Comedy / Family / Romance / Sci-Fi
  • Plot Outline: The year is 2700. WALL*E, a robot, spends every day doing what he was made for. But soon, he will discover what he was meant for.

  • Cast: Fred Willard / Jeff Garlin /

    Ben Burtt / Kim Kopf

From the director of Finding Nemo, Pixar’s next groundbreaking animated film tells the story of a little who spends centuries cleaning up garbage all by himself who finally gets a chance to see what the galaxy has to offer by way of adventure.

Read more about Wall-E in IMDB.



  • Release Date: 27 June 2008
  • Director: Timur Bekmambetov
  • Genre: Action
  • Plot Outline: A young man (McAvoy) finds out his long lost father is an assassin. And when his father is murdered, the son is recruited into his father’s old organization and trained by a man named Sloan (Freeman) to follow in his dad’s footsteps.

  • Cast: James McAvoy / Morgan Freeman /

    Angelina Jolie / Terence Stamp

Angelina Jolie is back in action as a mystery woman named Fox who indoctrinates James McAvoy into a secret fellowship of assassins so highly trained they bend the very laws of physics, with Morgan Freeman as their gun-wielding guru.

Read more about Wanted in IMDB.

The Dark Knight

the dark knight

  • Release Date: 18 July 2008
  • Director: Christopher Nolan
  • Genre: Action / Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
  • Plot Outline: Batman and James Gordon join forces with Gotham’s new District Attorney, Harvey Dent, to take on a psychotic bank robber known as The Joker, whilst other forces plot against them, and Joker’s crimes grow more and more deadly.

  • Cast: Christian Bale / Michael Caine /

    Heath Ledger / Morgan Freeman

Continuing the story of director Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins, Christian Bale returns as the Caped Crusader, this time facing his arch-nemesis, the scarred and scary Joker, played with psychotic menace by Heath Ledger.

Read more about The Dark Knight in IMDB.

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4 thoughts on “10 Most-Anticipated Movies of 2008

  1. Georgia Indiana

    Speed Racer seems a bit Lame. What the graphics don’t look so “never-been-done-before” to me. Just same ole candy coated CGI.

    nah, I’ll wait till it comes out on DVD or Utorrent it. lol

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