Films Seen in 2008

Below is the full list of the movies I watched for the first time in 2008. There were 127 total (roughly 1 new-to-me movie every 3 days):
61 were documentaries (48%)
35 were dramas (28%)
18 were action/thrillers (14% )
12 were comedies (9%) 

First movie I saw: Juno
Last movie I saw: Slumdog Millionaire

Worst movie: Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Stupidest movie: Step Brothers

Oldest movie: The Mouse That Roared (1959)
Longest movie: Gandhi (188 mins.)
Longest title: Sherman’s March: A Meditation on the Possibility of Romantic Love in the South During an Era of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation 

Comedy:

  1. Baby Mama
  2. Bananas
  3. Eagle vs. Shark
  4. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  5. Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
  6. Hot Rod
  7. Kung Fu Panda
  8. Mean Girls
  9. Pineapple Express
  10. Raising Arizona
  11. Step Brothers
  12. The Mouse That Roared

Action/thriller:

  1. 21
  2. 3:10 to Yuma
  3. 300
  4. Battle in Seattle
  5. Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
  6. Burn After Reading
  7. Felon
  8. Hancock
  9. I Am Legend
  10. Iron Man
  11. Michael Clayton
  12. Prince Caspian
  13. Stop-Loss
  14. The Bank Job
  15. The Dark Knight
  16. The Lookout
  17. Transformers
  18. War, Inc.

Drama:

 

  1. 12:08 East of Bucharest
  2. Annie Hall
  3. Charlie Wilson’s War
  4. Control
  5. Frost/Nixon
  6. Gandhi
  7. Gone Baby Gone
  8. Gummo
  9. Hannah and Her Sisters
  10. Juno
  11. King of California
  12. Margot at the Wedding
  13. Milk
  14. Once
  15. Paris, je t’aime
  16. Shotgun Stories
  17. Slumdog Millionaire
  18. Son of Rambow
  19. The Apostle
  20. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  21. The Devil Wears Prada
  22. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  23. The Holiday
  24. The Lives of Others
  25. The Namesake
  26. The Savages
  27. The Terminal
  28. There Will Be Blood
  29. Things We Lost in the Fire
  30. Trust the Man
  31. Tsotsi
  32. Wall-E
  33. We Are Marshall
  34. Wristcutters: A Love Story
  35. Man Push Cart

Documentary:

  1. 10 MPH
  2. A Complete History of My Sexual Failures
  3. Affluenza
  4. Air Guitar Nation
  5. Anarchy in America
  6. Bigger, Stronger, Faster
  7. Body of War
  8. Bonhoeffer
  9. Born Rich
  10. Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride
  11. Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?
  12. Commune
  13. Confessions of a Superhero
  14. Constantine’s Sword
  15. Crawford
  16. Devil’s Playground
  17. El Che
  18. Encounters At the End of the World
  19. Everything’s Cool
  20. For the Bible Tells Me So
  21. Frost Nixon: Watergate Interviews
  22. Game Over: Kasparov vs. the Machine
  23. GO: Invisible Children’s Schools for Schools
  24. Helvetica
  25. In the Shadow of the Moon
  26. Joy Division
  27. Man on Wire
  28. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media
  29. My Country My Country
  30. My Kid Could Paint That
  31. Off the Grid
  32. One Bright Shining Moment
  33. Operation Filmmaker
  34. Parallel Lines
  35. Power Trip
  36. Ralph Nader: An Unreasonable Man
  37. Rebel Without A Pause: Noam Chomsky
  38. Sacco and Vanzetti
  39. Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus
  40. Shadow Company
  41. Sherman’s March
  42. Standard Operating Procedure
  43. Super High Me
  44. Surfwise
  45. Swing State
  46. Taxi to the Dark Side
  47. The Bridge
  48. The Comedians of Comedy: Live
  49. The Comedians of Comedy: The Movie
  50. The Conscientious Objector
  51. The Education of Shelby Knox
  52. The End of America
  53. The Pixar Story
  54. The Rape of Europa
  55. This Is What Democracy Looks Like
  56. War Made Easy
  57. What a Way to Go
  58. What Would Jesus Buy?
  59. Where in The World is Osama bin Laden
  60. Who the #@%! Is Jackson Pollock?
  61. Zach Galifianakis: Live

4 thoughts on “Films Seen in 2008

  1. This is liable to change day-to-day. But for today, my impulsive choices are…

    comedy: Eagle vs Shark
    action: 3:10 to Yuma
    drama: Slumdog Millionaire
    doc: Man on Wire

    What about you?

  2. i cant remember all of the movies that i watched for the first time this year, but i did keep track of the movies i watched that were released this year. i posted my favorites among those on my blog yesterday. they are:

    Drama: The Visitor
    Comedy: Be Kind Rewind and Tropic Thunder
    Action/Thriller: Transsiberian and The Dark Knight
    Documentary: Bigger, Stronger, Faster
    Animated: Wall-e
    Foreign: The Counterfeiters

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