10 Most Popular Movies Of 2008

Sunday, January 23 by Karsun

Every year there are lists of the most popular movies so if you want to learn about 10 most popular movies of 2008, here's the list for you. The following movies are compiled by the most ticket sales so that you have an accurate list. Here are the most popular movies of 2008.

  1. "The Dark Knight" This movie grossed over $530,540,885 and became the top movie of 2008 as well as the highest grossing movie of all time. It was the first Batman installment from director, Christopher Nolan and starred Christian Bale as Batman. It also won two Oscars.
  2. "Iron Man" This film was number two in the most popular movies of 2008 and grossed $318,313,199 at the box office. It starred Robert Downey, Jr. and spawned a successful sequel. It was nominated for two Oscars and was based on the comic book series.
  3. "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" This was the fourth out of the franchise and grossed $317,023,851. It starred Harrison Ford, just like the rest of the franchise. Not everyone liked the angle this particular movie took but it was number three on the list.
  4. "Hancock" This film, starring Will Smith and Charlize Theron was another popular super hero movie that grossed $227,946,274. It was based on the antithesis of a super hero where the main character is not likable, nor very helpful at first.
  5. "WALL-E" This movie told the story of a robot that ends up deciding the fate of mankind when it takes a journey to earth. It grossed $223,704,223 and is our number give most popular movie of 2008.
  6. "Kung Fu Panda" Kids' movies are very popular and 2008 is no exception, with many of the top 10 being just that. This movie made more than $215,434,591 at the box office.
  7. "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" This is another movie for kids that was in the top 10 most popular movies of 2008. It made $165,653,852.
  8. "Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who" Our last movie for kids in the top 10, this film generated $154,529,439 with its update of a popular book for children.
  9. "Sex and the City" Based on the popular HBO series, this first installment made $152,647,258 and spawned a sequel.
  10. "Quantum of Solace" Rounding out the top 10 most popular movies of 2008, this film is the latest in the James Bond series of movies and grossed a respectable $151,620,134.

Now you can learn about 10 most popular movies of 2008 and see if there are any that you may have missed on your own list.

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