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2008 Films Ranked

A

WALL-E (Stanton)


A-

Happy-Go-Lucky (Leigh)
A Christmas Tale (Desplechin)
In the City of Sylvia (Guerín)
Synecdoche, New York (Kaufman)


B+

Gran Torino (Eastwood)
Before I Forget (Nolot)
The Class (Cantet)
The Headless Woman (Martel)
Summer Hours (Assayas)
Of Time and the City (Davies)


B

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Allen)
Encounters at the End of the World (Herzog)
Doubt (Shanley)
Changeling (Eastwood)
Revanche (Spielmann)
Secret Sunshine (Lee)
The Witnesses (Téchiné)


B-

Heavy Metal in Baghdad & Heavy Metal in Istanbul (Alvi and Moretti)
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Mungiu)
Standard Operating Procedure (Morris)
Let the Right One In (Alfredson)
Night and Day (Hong)
Home (Meier)
Burn After Reading (the Coens)


C+

Redbelt (Mamet)
Quantum of Solace (Forster)
The Dark Knight (Nolan)
Religulous (Charles)
Step Brothers (McKay)
Momma's Man (Jacobs)
Days and Clouds (Soldini)
My Winnipeg (Maddin)
Silent Light (Reygadas)
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (Gibney)
Afterschool (Campos)
Dear Zachary: A letter to a son about his father (Kuenne)
Sita Sings the Blues (Paley)
Joy Division (Gee)
Viva (Biller)
Man on Wire (Marsh)


C

Gomorrah (Garrone)
Hunger (McQueen)
The Band's Visit (Kolirin)
Food, Inc. (Kenner)
W. (Stone)
Heartbeat Detector (Klotz)
JCVD (El Mechri)
Pineapple Express (Green)
The Wrestler (Aronofsky)
Sukiyaki Western Django (Miike)
The Duchess of Langeais (Rivette)
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (Zenovich)
Funny Games U.S. (Haneke)
Cloverfield (Reeves)
Milk (Van Sant)
Mister Lonely (Korine)
Son of Rambow (Jennings)
Mongol (Bodrov)
Stuck (Gordon)
The Edge of Heaven (Akin)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Makeup (Fincher)
Frozen River (Hunt)
Appaloosa (Harris)
Beaufort (Cedar)
Boy A (Crowley)
Leatherheads (Clooney)
Shine a Light (Scorsese)
Chelsea on the Rocks (Ferrara)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (del Toro)
Chicago 10 (Morgen)
Burma VJ (Østergaard)
The Tale of Despereaux (Fell and Stevenhagen)


C-

In Bruges (McDonagh)
The Counterfeiters (Ruzowitzky)
Waltz with Bashir (Folman)
My Brother Is an Only Child (Luchetti)
Bolt 3D (Howard and Williams)
Speed Racer (the Wachowskis)
XXY (Puenzo)
The Romance of Astrea and Celadon (Rohmer)
The Reader (Daldry)
Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (Hurwitz and Schlossberg)
Flawless (Radford)
Be Kind Rewind (Gondry)
Paranoid Park (Van Sant)
Wendy and Lucy (Reichardt)
Ashes of Time Redux (Wong)
Kung Fu Panda (Osborne and Stevenson)
Horton Hears a Who! (Hayward and Martino)
The Visitor (McCarthy)
Me and Orson Welles (Linklater)
Frost/Nixon (Howard)
You Don't Mess With the Zohan (Dugan)
Smart People (Murro)
Berlin (Schnabel)
Chop Shop (Bahrani)
The Fall (Singh)
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (Nalluri)
Valkyrie (Singer)


D+

Rachel Getting Married (Demme)
Revolutionary Road (Mendes)
Che (Soderbergh)
Choke (Gregg)
Hancock (Berg)
The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (Hamburger)
Elegy (Coixet)
Baby Mama (McCullers)
The Duchess (Dibb)
Mad Detective (To and Wai)
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (Sollett)
Otto; or, Up with Dead People (La Bruce)
Flight of the Red Balloon (Hou)
Reprise (Trier)
The Secret of the Grain (Kechiche)
Tony Manero (Larraín)
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (Stoller)
Iron Man (Favreau)
The Bank Job (Donaldson)
Body of Lies (Scott)
Rambo (Rambo)
The Baader Meinhof Complex (Edel)
Definitely, Maybe (Brooks)
A Girl Cut in Two (Chabrol)
Stop-Loss (Peirce)
Fool's Gold (Tennant)


D

Boarding Gate (Assayas)
I've Loved You So Long (Claudel)
Twilight (Hardwicke)
Role Models (Wain)
Slumdog Millionaire (Boyle and Tandan)
Igby Go- Charlie Bartlett (Poll)
Love Songs (Honoré)
Semi-Pro (Alterman)
Tropic Thunder (Stiller)
Diary of the Dead (Romero)
My Blueberry Nights (Wong)
10,000 B.C. (Emmerich)
I Think We're Alone Now (Donnelly)
The Strangers (Bertino)
Examined Life (Taylor)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Spielberg)
88 Minutes (Avnet)
Baghead (Duplass and Duplass)
Donkey Punch (Blackburn)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Adamson)
The Other Boleyn Girl (Chadwick)
Seven Pounds (Muccino)


D-

Cassandra's Dream (Allen)
Hamlet 2 (Fleming)
Vantage Point (Travis)
The Incredible Hulk (Leterrier)
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Cohen)
The Spiderwick Chronicles (Waters)
Get Smart (Segal)
Blood of a Poet/Glass Lips (Majewski)


F

Until the Light Takes Us (Aites and Ewell)
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (Smith)
Run Fatboy Run (Schwimmer)
The Forbidden Kingdom (Minkoff)
The Happening (Shyamalan)


WTF

Tokyo Gore Police (Nishimura)


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