Top 10 DVD Releases 2008

Sunday, February 6 by Natalie Kuchik

The top 10 DVD releases 2008 have great storylines and acting. All of the movies have gripping plots that keep you entertained until the end. The 2008 DVDs are either true stories, original screenplays, or remakes of classics.

  1. "Walk the Line" The movie is about music legend Johnny Cash and stars Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon. The biopic chronicles his life in the music industry and all the struggles he endured with fame. This is one of the top ten DVD releases 2008 because audiences got an inside look on the troublesome life of the man in black. 
  2. "The Dark Knight" Batman is back fighting crime in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight." It seems that the bad guys are finally going to legally pay the consequences for their crimes until The Joker shows up to cause havoc. The movie was a blockbuster hit, and Heath Ledger's portrayal of The Joker won the later actor an Oscar.
  3. "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" The romantic disaster movie is about Peter being dumped and trying to get over his TV sitcom star girlfriend Sarah Marshall. He goes to Hawaii, and Sarah winds up being at the same resort with her new rock star boyfriend. It is one of the top tenDVD releases 2008 because the movie will keep you laughing the entire way through.
  4. "Bee Movie" One of the top ten DVD releases 2008 is an animated comedy that all ages will enjoy. The movie is about a bee who graduates from college and doesn't like how he only has one career choice. He journeys outside his hive to discover humans consume honey they work hard to make. Barry the Bee gets in way over his head when he sues humans for stealing their honey.
  5. "Tropic Thunder" The 2008 action-comedy DVD is about pampered actors being cast in a big budget war movie. Once the actors are on location, things go wrong and they get caught up in a real-life war situation. A great cast, script, and story that will have you laughing out loud.
  6. "Sex and the City" The hit HBO television series "Sex and the City" came to the big screen and picks up on the lives of Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte. All the actresses from the television show reprised their roles. The movie follows Carrie and her impending wedding to Mr. Big. It is one of the top ten DVD releases 2008 because now fans of the series had a long awaited conclusion for the Carrie and Big storyline.
  7. "American Gangster" The 2008 DVD is based on the true story about Harlem drug kingpin, Frank Lucas. The story follows Frank's rise in the drug world and his money making idea to smuggle heroin in the coffins of American soldiers returning from the Vietnam War. This is a great movie that almost makes you root for the bad guy.
  8. "There Will Be Blood" Daniel Day-Lewis stars as independent oilman Daniel Plainview. He think the American dream is coming true after striking it rich with oil, but soon finds out money does not buy happiness. The gripping plot and amazing acting makes the movie one of the top ten DVD releases 2008.
  9. "Baby Mama" Tina Fey plays Kate, a successful single career woman who finds out she cannot have children. Kate hires a working class woman named Angie to be her surrogate. The unlikely pair strike up a humorous and odd friendship throughout the 2008 DVD.
  10. "3:10 to Yuma" The western drama is set in the late 1800's and is about railroad outlaw Ben Wade. The 2008 DVD follows the story of Wade being captured, and then transported to the train station by Civil War veteran Dan Evans. This is a great, exciting movie that has two men from different walks of life coming to appreciate each other.

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