10 Best Love Movies 2008

Friday, January 28 by Shawn Lealos

In 2008, couples had plenty of choices to choose from when looking for the best love movies 2008. The best romantic movies of the year were both comedies and dramas and also featured one epic film. One of the movies featured an Oscar winning performance while another was directed by a cult favorite director.

  1. “Zack and Miri Make a Porno” – Kevin Smith directs a movie about making a porn that somehow manages to also be one of the best love movies of 2008. Seth Rogan and Elizabeth Banks star as two friends who decide to try to make some money making their own movie.
  2. “Revolutionary Road” – Directed by Sam Mendes, this movie is based on the 1961 novel by Richard Yates and is one of the best love movies of 2008. The movie follows the relationship of a couple played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, from their days falling in love to the moment their love died.
  3. “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist”Michael Cera stars as Nick, the bass player in a rock band, who makes numerous mix tapes for his ex-girlfriend. Kat Dennings stars as a fellow student who like the mix tapes Nick makes for his ex in this, one of the best love movies of 2008.
  4. “Last Chance Harvey” – Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson star in one of the best love movies of 2008, an unusual movie that focuses on the relationship between an older couple. When Harry learns his daughter is getting married, he travels to London where he meets a woman who gives him hope for happiness.
  5. “Twilight” – Based on the teen based vampire novels, “Twilight” tells the story of a love triangle between high school girl Bella, a vampire named Edward and a werewolf named Jacob. One of the best love movies of 2008, “Twilight” became one of the most successful movie franchises of all time.
  6. “The Duchess” – This historical epic is one of the best love movies of 2008. Keira Knightley stars as Georgiana Cavendish, the Duchess of Devonshire. The movie won the Oscar for Best Costume Design and also stars Ralph Fiennes as the Duke of Devonshire.
  7. “27 Dresses”Katherine Heigl and James Marsden star in this romantic comedy, one of the best love movies of 2008. Heigl is Jane, a woman who has been the maid-of-honor in 27 different weddings. She meets a journalist who covers weddings for a local paper and might have found the man to finally make her the bride.
  8. “Australia”Baz Luhrmann, the director behind “Moulin Rouge,” directs this, one of the best love movies of 2008. Hugh Jackman is a cattle driver in Australia who falls in love with a wealthy woman played by Nicole Kidman. The movie depicts the attack on Australia by Japan during World War II.
  9. “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” – This is a romantic comedy produced by Judd Apatow, one of the best love movies of 2008. Jason Segal, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Russell Brand star in the movie about a guy who goes on vacation after being dumped by his girlfriend. While in Hawaii he runs into his ex-girlfriend.
  10. “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” – Woody Allen directs this drama, one of the best love movies of 2008. Penelope Cruz won an Oscar for her role in the movie, a story of two women named Vicky and Christina who travel to Barcelona and fall for an artist played by Javier Bardem.
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