10 Good Chick Flicks 2008

Saturday, February 26 by Thomas West

When you’re out on a date with a girl, one of the best things to do is to take her to a chick flick; 2008 was a particularly good year for this genre of films, in fact there are at least 10 good chick flicks 2008.  From historical romance to romantic comedies, there’s something from the year 2008 to make any date a great one.

  1. "The Other Boleyn Girl" This film, which tells the story of Anne Boleyn and her sister Mary and their competition for the love of Henry VIII, is film that’s sure to delight the woman in your life.  There’s a little bit of something for everyone in this chick flick, from sisterly rivalry to thwarted (and fulfilled romance).
  2. "Made of Honor" This film, starring Patrick Dempsey and Michelle Monaghan, is one of those chick flicks that’s guaranteed to please any girl.  With its mix of romance and heartthrobs, this is sure to make you very popular on date night.
  3. "Sex and the City" No list of chick flicks of 2008 would be complete without mentioning “Sex and the City,” which depicts the ongoing adventures of the fabulous foursome from the hit HBO series.  With its classic mix of sex, romance, and comedy, this is sure to make your girl a happy one on date night.
  4. "Wall-E" Although some may consider this a kids’ movie, it works equally well as a chick flick, due to both the cute factor (who can resist the cute little robot?) but also because of the romance that takes center stage by the middle of the movie.  Everyone, both women and men alike, are sure to get something out of this film.
  5. "Mamma Mia!" This 2008 chick flick has both the energy and the romance to make it a guaranteed hit on date night.  With its mix of music from ABBA and the acting talents of such Hollywood greats as Meryl Streep, you can’t go wrong by renting this film on date night
  6. "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2" This charming little film, which tells the story of a group of friends, is incredibly touching and heartwarming.  With the obvious chemistry among the cast, this is a movie that is sure to please your date.
  7. "The Women" This film, a remake of an earlier film from the 1930's, features a cast that is truly spectacular, with such leading lights as Candace Bergen, Bette Midler, and Meg Ryan among the cast.  It’s a delightful comedy, and sure to make date night funny and enjoyable.
  8. "The Duchess" This stunning historical drama, featuring the inimitable Keira Knightley, tells the fascinating and dramatic story of Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire.  With a little bit of everything, including drama and emotion, this is a chick flick that is guaranteed to please.
  9. "Nights in Rodanthe" This film, based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, is standard chick flick fare.  With the awesome screen presence of Richard Gere, this is a chick flick that is going to make you very popular on date night.
  10. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" Starring box office powerhouses Cate Blanchett and Brad Pitt, this touching film tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who ages backwards.  With its incredibly touching love story and well-handled adaptation of the original novel, this is a chick flick that everyone should watch.
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